Tag: John Cale

Stooges’ James Williamson New Band, new record w/ Alejandro Escovedo cover

James Williamsons’ new band is The Pink Hearts, new record “Behind the Shade” coming June 22, 2018, and features a cover of Alejandro’s “I Died A Little Today” from The Boxing Mirror. – BLABBERMOUTH MAGAZINE  A 2010 inductee into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as a member of THE STOOGES, James Williamson is now set to make his most stylistically diverse musical statement to date with his new group, JAMES… 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

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

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