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Alejandro Escovedo: Burn Something Beautiful

Alejandro Escovedo's latest release is easy on the ears and surprising in-between them.

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SXSW Music 2012 Recap: Andrew Bird + Alejandro Escovedo and Friends

Andrew Bird was a fitting conclusion to the NPR showcase and Alejandro Escovedo's closing party is an annual highlight of SXSW.

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Various Artists: No One Got Hurt

Bring yer dancing shoes.

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Alejandro Escovedo: Street Songs of Love

With songs as good as those on Street Songs of Love, Alejandro Escovedo may finally be recognized as one of America’s finest musical treasures.

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Erosion Nearly Complete, Music Industry Begins Reconstruction at SXSW 2010

SXSW conference attendees took a workmanlike “how-to” approach to discussing new revenue streams, replacing the “what do we do now?” tone of recent years.

Dennis Shin
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Bloodshot Records Beer B-Q at Hideout Block Party: 12 September 2009 - Chicago

Acting as a final curtain call on summer festivals in Chicago, the Hideout Block party was back for its 13th installment, but what a difference a year can make.

Rory O'Connor
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The Best Americana Music of 2008

It did seem -- perhaps because of the genre's traditional real-world concerns -- like a lot of the year's best Americana releases sensed the storm clouds gathering.

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The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of 2008

Former (or current) members of the Dream Syndicate, Fleetwood Mac, and the Wallflowers are just a few of the best singer-songwriters stepping out on their own this year.

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Alejandro Escovedo: Real Animal

A poetic country-gone-glam gem, the latest in Alejandro Escovedo's legendary alt-country career finds him chronicling the stories and characters of his past as a way to live in the present.

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Jon Dee Graham Swept Away: A Rock and Roll Documentary

Part portrait-of-the-artist and part concert documentary, Swept Away is an intimate look at the life and work of Austin songwriter and musician Jon Dee Graham.

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Alejandro Escovedo: The Boxing Mirror

Escovedo's brush with death yields one of his best records.


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