By John Buckley/Tulip Frenzy/November 5, 2016
Rock’n’roll is a derivative art form that as a genre of popular music has lasted an unusually long time. The distance stretching back to when the Beatles hit our shores is longer than the period between World War I and “I Wanna Hold Your Hand.” Yeah, World War I.
So one factor that surely influences our appreciation of artists is which antecedent sensibilities inform their work… Read More
Renowned songwriter, singer, true believer, Alejandro Escovedo releases Burn Something Beautiful October 28th, 2016 on Fantasy Records
The new album, Escovedo’s first solo endeavor since 2012’s highly acclaimed Big Station, is in actuality, a highly collaborative affair. Teaming with Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5) to co-write the album’s songs, Escovedo also enlisted the pair to act as the project’s producers.
Escovedo and company take some mighty big swings… Read More
Back where it all started
Paul Liberatore’s Lib at Large / Marinij.com / March 31, 2016
When Texas singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo makes a rare solo concert appearance at the HopMonk Tavern in Novato on April 19 ( A few tickets
still available) the acclaimed roots rocker plans to season his show with songs and stories about his career as an alternative country music trailblazer — a career, you may be surprised to… Read More