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
“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
By Raoul Hernandez/Austin Chronicle/December 1, 2016 – Once Austin housed a guitar SWAT team called the True Believers – Lynyrd Skynyrd run by Mexicans as born out of Andy Warhol’s Factory. Lou Reed, David Bowie, only roots huffing, Americana glam. At the final taping of Austin City Limits’ 42nd season, Alejandro Escovedo once again commanded a three-axe assault, the volume dialed to 11 and heart set on burst.
Five live: (l-r) Scott… Read More