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A raw but beautifully textured collection of music

Houstonia Magazine/Chris Becker/April 24, 2017  – From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith,  Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started. “A lof lot of guys my age, they’ve had it with the road,” says 66-year-old punk-turned-roots rocker Alejandro Escovedo. “They don’t want to play the feedback-induced kind of noise I like to make.” Currently on tour with fellow alt-rock veteran guitarists Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The… Read More

Musician Alejandro Escovedo has ‘lived through it all’

Houston Chronicle/Andrew Dansby/April 21, 2017 New album ‘Burn Something Beautiful’ works through fears from musician’s illness, storm  Photo: Nancy Rankin Escovedo  “I’m very aware that life is a short movie,” says singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo, who has overcome the ravages Hepatitis C and the trauma of Hurricane Odile. When Alejandro Escovedo was a boy in San Antonio, his parents had him pack for a vacation to Southern California. They didn’t tell him the… Read More

”You know, it all started with a really large record collection”

State Ireland /Cara Gigney /April 3, 2017 – Alejandro Escovedo – punk–alt country-roots rocker, writer, legend – started out in the worst band in the world. Way back in his teens, he and his friends made a film. “The Worst Band in the World was like the way Spinal Tap was made I guess; a mockumentary.” He was laughing at the memory as he cast his mind back to his teenage self.… Read More
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