Tag Archives: Alejandro Escovedo

Music that Matters: Higher Vibrations

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 538 – Higher Vibrations Don Slack elevates your mind withRead more…

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In Stores Now 10/31

It may be Halloween, but this week’s batch of new releases is pretty heavy on the Christmas theme, with collections out from She & Him, Jennifer Nettles, Kacey Musgraves, and Neil Diamond. I’m sure there will be more to come. For non-holiday albums, KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the latest from German producer MichaelRead more…

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KEXP at SXSW 2013, Day 2: True Believers

Alejandro Escovedo – that’s all I knew about the True Believers when KEXP’s lineup for SXSW at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop was first announced. OK, then someone mentioned it was his mid 80’s band, a crew that had a brush with fame, but never quite broke through. They had label issues, personnel changes, unreleased albums,Read more…

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No Depression Festival Photos from Marymoor Park 8-21-10

Chuck Prophet, The Cave Singers, The Head and The Heart, Alejandro Escovedo, The Swell Season, and Lucinda Williams performed on stage, backstage, and in the audience at the second annual No Depression Festival at Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA. Beautiful music and a beautiful park made for some captivating photographs by Hilary Harris. The CaveRead more…

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Live Video: No Depression Festival 2010, Part 1

A week ago, the venerable roots and Americana music magazine turned online community No Depression held its second annual No Depression Festival at Marymoor Park. The Swell Season, Lucinda Williams, The Cave Singers, Alejandro Escovedo, Chuck Prophet, Sera Cahoone, and The Maldives all sounded amazing from the big outdoor stage, but we at KEXP gotRead more…

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Out This Week 6/29

The third album by Montreal band Wolf Parade tops the list of new releases this week. Freshly infused with live energy and more collaborative songwriting, EXPO 86 is the sound of a band coming into its own. Texas songwriter Alejandro Escovedo returns, and this time with his tenth solo album, a big sounding collection ofRead more…

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Out This Week 11/17

A big day for independent Minneapolis-based Afternoon Records, who are putting out three physical releases this week, two of which KEXP has already podcast! Sissy Wish, We All Have Hooks for Hands, and We Shot the Moon hit stores today. Other worthwhile releases include David Rawlings, frequent songwriting partner of Gillian Welch, with his ownRead more…

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