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NPR: The Migrant Journey Inspired Alejandro Escovedo’s New Album

NPR’s Don Gonyea speaks with musician Alejandro Escovedo about his latest album, The Crossing. It was inspired by the struggles migrants face crossing the southern border. DON GONYEA, HOST: Alejandro Escovedo has had a long career in the Texas music scene. His work traverses Americana, rock ‘n’ roll, Latino music and punk. The Mexican-American singer-songwriter is now 67 years old and has never shied away from making noise with his music and… Read More

The Crossing: NPR Best of Latin Music 2018

“Alejandro Escovedo is still punk, still loud and still so very vital. The Crossing is one of his best records ever for a lot of reasons,but mainly because it captures the essence of the vision he has carried since his earliest days making music.” – Felix Contreras https://www.npr.org/sections/altlatino/2018/12/10/674551714/alt-latinos-best-music-of-2018   The Crossing, Photography + Art Direction by Nancy Rankin Escovedo        … Read More

The Crossing Best of 2018, on Tour US, Europe, Australia-New Zealand 2019

We are filled with gratitude for the tremendous support of The Crossing; Tidal, No Depression, Paste, Americana Highways have all included us in their Best of 2018 Reader Polls, and Sonica USA is nominated for Little Steven’s Coolest Song in the World 2018. Our 2019 US touring kicks off January 5 at The Paramount Theatre in Austin, with Don Antonio, and special guests Wayne Kramer, James Williamson (Stooges), Joe Ely, John Perry… Read More

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