. In addition to having a serious wealth of music knowledge and songwriting chops, the one-time No Depression Artist of the Decade is also one of the most approachable, friendly and laid-back interviews we’ve had the pleasure of conducting. Having just released his newest record, Big Station
, he spoke with Aquarium Drunkard via phone about the new album, working yet again with Chuck Prophet and Tony Visconti, the new… Read More
Alejandro Escovedo commands the stage with an air of impenetrable coolness, conjuring the spirits of dozens of musical traditions through his exquisite melodies and transcendent storytelling. It’s masterful stuff, delivered in his cask-aged tenor on wave after wave of bright guitar, and it has earned the esteem of folks such as Bruce Springsteen, Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, Ryan Adams et al.
Escovedo, who was born in San Antonio, Texas, but now lives… Read More
Alejandro Escovedo is about to release his eleventh solo album, Big Station, but despite his longevity, new inspiration isn’t too hard to find. In this live video, the Texas rocker rips through “Man of the World,” the first track off Big Station, in a passionate debut performance of the song. Invigorated by friend and colleague Bruce Springsteen, Escovedo knew this performance would be special.
“It was definitely a memorable night because we… Read More