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‘The Crossing’ explores life, family, Mexican roots

  Boston Herald/Jed Gottlieb/August 19, 2018 Alejandro Escovedo’s forthcoming album, “The Crossing” (due Sept. 14), feels like a visceral, sad and sublime reaction to President Trump’s immigration policies. But the LP’s punk rock rave-ups, minimalist ballads and spoken word meditations on clashes of culture have washed around in the back of Escovedo’s brain for years, maybe his entire life. Escovedo, the child of Mexican immigrants, has used personal experiences to fuel his… Read More

Glide Magazine: “The Crossing – Scorching new cinematic album”

Glide Margazine – “The Crossing’ is a powerful collection of songs that may in fact be the most succinct statement of Escovedo’s musical and personal story ever.”   Alejandro Escovedo Announces New LP ‘The Crossing’   Related show Artist: Alejandro Escovedo Band Date: 08/02/18 Time: 8:00pm Venue: Shady Grove City: Austin , TX Country: United States Age restrictions: All Ages Notes: KSGR Presents the 25th Anniversary of Unplugged Patio Series at Shady… Read More

NPR Music Premiere: Alejandro Escovedo Returns To Punk Roots With ‘Sonica USA’

NPR Music/By Felix Contreras/July 10, 2018 Alejandro Escovedo has one of the most fascinating career paths in music and his upcoming album is another example of his singular vision. The Crossing, due out this September, is a suite of songs that chronicle the stories of two young immigrant rock and rollers, Salvo from Italy and Diego from Mexico, as they meet working in a Texas restaurant while each pursuing their vision of… Read More
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