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New Yorker: The singer-songwriter and son of Texas takes a sentimental journey backward through time, from Dallas down to old Mexico

Nick Paumgarten/The New Yorker/September 2018  – Alejandro Escovedo, the singer and songwriter, likes to have a proper Mexican breakfast before a long drive. “Let’s go here,” he said. He pulled into the back lot of a restaurant called El Pueblo, across from the Tornado bus terminal on East Jefferson Boulevard, in the Oak Cliff section of Dallas. El Pueblo, he said, is where travellers arriving by bus from Mexico often go to… Read More

Burn Something Beautiful: 2016 Highlight of Real Rock ‘n Roll

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

Burn Something Beautiful, October 28, produced by Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey

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
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