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Rock and Roll Radio/Alejandro Escovedo Padre mariachi, fratelli musicisti, nipote famosa. E lui? In Italia per concerti, racconta la sua storia… Di Michele Bisceglia – Rolling Stone Italia 20 LUGLIO 2012

Alejandro Escovedo, Foto Matteo Donda “It’s a mistery”. Perché un giorno della fine degli anni Cinquanta la famiglia Escovedo abbia lasciato San Antonio è veramente un mistero. Fatto sta che se ne sono andati in California e lì sono rimasti: “Ho lasciato il Texas quando avevo 8 anni”, racconta divertito Alejandro: “Mio padre ci disse: Andiamo in vacanza in California. Ma non siamo mai più tornati indietro, ci siamo lasciati tutto alle… Read More

Alejandro Escovedo: Big Station [Concorde] – By Holly Gleason, Paste Magazine – Published on June 6, 2012

With a brazen swagger drawn from Alejandro Escovedo’s punk roots, the 61-year-old songwriter/yowler declares, “I can take a punch, I can take a swing…” on Big Station’s opening “Man of the World”—suggesting his 12th studio release is an action record. Over a dozen songs, the Rank and File founder never disappoints. With strains of “Forever Young”-era Dylan and the acoustic side of Neil Young, “Bottom of the World” paints a sweeping portrait… Read More

ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO Exploring the world around him, from the streets of Mexico to the sky – Juli Thanki, M Music & Musicians Magazine – June 2012

Exploring the world around him, from the streets of Mexico to the sky Austin-based singer and songwriter Alejandro Escovedo often finds himself pigeonholed as an alt-country act. But the man who—lest we forget—was a founding member of pioneering punk band the Nuns and roots-rockers Rank and File and True Believers, is a rocker at heart. “If you look at my solo records and the bands I’ve been in, at the core of… Read More
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