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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

Alejandro Escovedo :: The AD Interview – J. Neas, Contributor Aquarium Drunkard – June 6, 2012

Alejandro Escovedo. 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

Concert Review – Alejandro Escovedo at Headliners Music Hall in Louisville: By Walter Tunis — Contributing Music Writer, Kentucky.com Posted: May 31, 2012

Slapping together The Stooges’ I Wanna Be Your Dog with comparatively recent original Chelsea Hotel ’78 seemed an unlikely move as this performance by Alejandro Escovedo hit the halfway point. The former has been a favored cover tune by the Texas songsmith for as long as he has played in Kentucky (roughly 15 years). But this time he recalibrated the tune with a slower, metal-esque swagger. That his vocals were purposely mutated… Read More
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