Tag: No Depression

Alejandro Escovedo – You Always Get More Than You Pay For

No Depression/By Plain Sense/June 2017  – Having experienced numerous Alejandro Escovedo shows dating back to a show at the 400 Bar in Minneapolis a couple decades ago, and countless other local venues including 7th Street Entry, Turf Club, Fine Line, MN Zoo and at least 4 times at the Dakota Jazz Bar as well as traveling to the High Noon Saloon in Madison I have witnessed many great shows.  Why else would… Read More

No Depression Review: “Not Dead Yet”

By Don Mcleese/No Depression/October 27, 2016 The first album in four years by the singular Texas artist, Burn Something Beautiful (out October 28 on Fantasy) combines a younger man’s passion for rock and roll redemption with an older man’s burden of mortality. It’s a challenging balance to sustain, but a fresh collaboration provides the spark, even as the artist reflects, “I’ve seen better days/I’ve got nothing left to say.” Escovedo wrote all… Read More

No Depression Review: Escovedo Interprets His Songbook With Combo

Jay Minkin for No Depression-October 24, 2015 Some nights there are unexpected surprises.  Alejandro Escovedo changed the show at Music Box Supper Club from being backed by The Sensitive Boys to a combo consisting of longtime associates lead guitarist Billy Masters and cello maestro Brian Standefer.  Added to the mix were Daniel Durham on upright bass and Scott Laningham on drums from one of Austin’s most well respective outfits called Church on… Read More

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