Alejandro Escovedo :: On Echo Dancing and His Counterculture Roots

On paper, journeyman songwriter Alejandro Escovedo's latest album Echo Dancing is a career-spanning look back at his song catalog. In actuality, the record is something more radical—a reimagining that embraces scuzzy electronics, minimalist electric blues, and dubby vocal effects. He joins us to discuss it, dig into his counterculture roots, and share which member of the Velvet Underground "scared the shit" out of him . . .

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