Jon Young/Mother Jones/September 17, 2018 – Over the course of a four-decade career, Alejandro Escovedo has ranged from scorching, punk-inflected rock to dusty-roots grooves, but his wonderfully expressive voice has been a constant. Tough yet tender, capable of conveying defiance and vulnerability in the same breath, Escovedo has a plainspoken charisma that brings familiar accounts of daily striving and fleeting grace to vivid life, touching on greater truths along the way. Featuring… Read More
NPR Music/Felix Contreras/September 13, 2018 – Alejandro Escovedo has carved out a very special place for himself in the music world. He established unimpeachable punk cred when his 1970’s punk band The Nuns opened for the Sex Pistols
at its infamous last stand
at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom.
I grew up in an era when we bought into the idea that books, films and music could really change the world.
Escovedo’s move… Read More
No Depression/Maeri Ferguson/September 12, 2018
However you define Americana,there’s no question that it continues to both evolve and include an ever-growing diverse group of artists with stories to tell about their own American experiences.
In 2018, there may be no artist more important to the genre than Alejandro Escovedo. Though he’s one of many musicians holding a mirror up to society, revealing the glaring cracks and flaws, Escovedo does so in… Read More