Kevin Curtin/Austin Chronicle/January 22, 2019 – Punk icons, big name scions, viral rappers and more top the talent for this years’ AMAs.
Proclaiming “Many sounds, one city,” Austin’s big, busy, boundless music scene comes together at the Austin Music Awards on Feb. 27 at ACL Live at the Moody Theater to celebrate winners of the Austin Music Poll. Breakout MC Abhi the Nomad, Black Pumas, now-local punk legend John Doe, and topline… Read More
Peter Blackstock/Austin 360/January 6, 2018 – Alejandro Escovedo wasn’t actually onstage when the key line from his concert-presentation of “The Crossing” emerged: “The border crossed me, I didn’t cross it!” Voiced from a pre-recorded track for dramatic effect as the Italian band Don Antonio played behind it, that line from the song “Rio Navidad” sums up the substance and emotion that Escovedo and bandleader Antonio Gramentieri expressed on “The Crossing,” one of… Read More
“The result is beautifully textured rock ‘n’ roll that transcends any one genre and firmly plants Alejandro Escovedo as one of the preeminent songwriters/composers working in Texas today.”
Listening to Alejandro Escovedo’s catalog is a bit like reading tree rings. Through careful examination of the rings left behind, you can decipher the sights, sounds, and most importantly, the music coming out of the Austin scene (even though he now lives in Dallas)… Read More