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Hold the Elevator: American Songwriter Feature

American Songwriter / Lynne Margolis / December 20, 2016 Like most artists, Alejandro Escovedo has a long list of influences and esteemed contemporaries. But unlike most artists, he also calls several of them “collaborators.”   Velvet Underground hero John Cale produced Escovedo’s 2006 album, The Boxing Mirror; Tony Visconti, whose credits include T. Rex, Iggy Pop and David Bowie, helmed three in a row after that. Chuck Prophet co-wrote all three; Bruce… Read More

KCRW Best of 2016: Today’s Top Tune

If you’ve ever been to Austin and seen Alejandro Escovedo walking down the street, you’d notice that everyone greets him – so many people that you might mistake him for the mayor. He’s also a unifying force on the musical landscape. His newest album was co-produced and co-written by R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey. “Heartbeat Smile” is an unstoppable track propelled by drummer John Moen (The Decemberists) which soars… Read More

Vote for “Heartbeat Smile” For Coolest Song in the World 2016

“Heartbeat Smile…as Escovedo sings about lost friends and found hopes, he also serves up a joyful reminder of good times—even if they’re laced with an air of melancholy. It’s the sort of song that made Escovedo a songwriter’s songwriter in the first place.” –  Texas Monthly  We are so proud to be on this list, we love Little Steven the man, and Underground Garage on Sirius XM.  He has been a… Read More
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