Tag: Burn Something Beautiful (page 6 of 10)

The Music Cure: Alejandro Escovedo at the Arts Center

By Kate Dobbs Ariail/CVNC/December 2, 2016 I go to hear a lot of new music, rarified and esoteric. Great stuff, but it’s not rock ‘n’ roll. And sometimes, high-volume blazing guitars and poetic lyrics – well, they just fix everything damaged inside. When Alejandro Escovedo took the stage at the Carrboro ArtsCenter on December 2, opening with “Heartbeat Smile” from his new recording Burn Something Beautiful, I knew I’d make it through… Read More

INNOCENT WORDS COVER STORY- Alejandro Escovedo: Going Down, Fender Twin On 10

By Troy Michael /Innocent Words Magazine/December 2, 2016 Since he first picked up the guitar and formed a band, singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo has been a leader. In the early days, it was with the innovative San Francisco punk band The Nuns, then he moved to the Lone Star State where he was a trailblazer as a part of the acclaimed alt-country rock icons Rank & File, then later came Texas darlings True… Read More

Austin 360: Alejandro Escovedo rocks ‘ACL’ taping with special band

“This all-star crew caromed and careened through 80 minutes of punk-and-glam-fueled rock ‘n’ roll that treated beauty and damage as two sides of the same coin.” By Peter Blackstock/Austin American-Statesman-Austin 360/December 1, 2016 – It’s almost impossible to nail down what Alejandro Escovedo will do next. From his first appearance on “Austin City Limits” in 1983 as a guitarist with cowpunk band Rank and File, to his next one nearly 20 years… Read More
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