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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 art… Read More

Alejandro Escovedo: “It was clear Austin has sorely missed its premier balladeer”

Doug Freeman/Austin Chronicle/July 3, 2018  – “It’s been quite a while since I played here,” offered Alejandro Escovedo on Saturday, the second installment of his two-night, packed-house return to the Continental Club. “I can’t tell you how much I missed everyone and how happy I am to see you again.” Home to the songwriter’s cornerstone residency before he moved to Dallas in 2016, the South Congress speakeasy vibrated a nostalgic pulse… Read More

Stooges’ James Williamson New Band, new record w/ Alejandro Escovedo cover

James Williamsons’ new band is The Pink Hearts, new record “Behind the Shade” coming June 22, 2018, and features a cover of Alejandro’s “I Died A Little Today” from The Boxing Mirror. – BLABBERMOUTH MAGAZINE  A 2010 inductee into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as a member of THE STOOGES, James Williamson is now set to make his most stylistically diverse musical statement to date with his new group, JAMES… Read More
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