New Album "Road Songs" Out Now!

Hello friends I have just released a new album. It's called "Road Songs" and was recorded locally at Studio Seurat by Michael Mehiel and has some fine players on it including Spencer Bohren, Susan Cowsill, Jimbo Mathus, Carlo Nuccio, Casey McAllister, Matt Rhody, Dr. Sick, Jason Jurzak, Jeff Treffinger, Anthony Cuccia...the list goes on. Head on over to the store and get your order in. It's an LP! Every LP will entitle you to a free download of the record as well. We have plain black and fancy colored ones that i'm happy to sign for you if you like. Also will be on BandcampAppleMusic and some of the other services (no Spotify).


11.19.2020

Alex's Appearance On The Troubled Men Podcast

An airing of good times and grievances. Over cocktails!  Listen HERE.


10.29.2020

"Road Songs" Reviewed in Offbeat Magazine

Alex McMurray, Road Songs (Diphthong Records)

A good songwriter writes good songs. A great songwriter writes overarching poetic narratives. The songwriter as lyric poet doesn’t just turn out albums or mixes, they weave myths that touch our collective soul and seem at once personal and in synch with the human zeitgeist. Alex McMurray is such a...

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10.29.2020

Alex McMurray Road Songs

Offbeat Magazine Road Songs

Offbeat Magazine by John Swenson

A good songwriter writes good songs. A great songwriter writes overarching poetic narratives. The songwriter as lyric poet doesn’t just turn out albums or mixes, they weave myths that touch our collective soul and seem at once personal and in synch with the human zeitgeist. Alex McMurray is such a writer, and his songs that make up Road Songs may someday be remembered as a myth of these times...

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10.29.2020

Alex McMurray Talks Back

Offbeat Magazine

Offbeat Magazine by John Swenson

After the forced evacuation of New Orleans in 2005, some of the earliest returnees were musicians who came back after an exile that convinced them there was no place on earth that would nurture their music better than the beautiful Crescent.

 

The art that some of them created was great, in some cases astonishingly so, as a new era of New Orleans music emerged, fired in the Biblical crucible...

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09.07.2020

Video for "Everybody Goes To Hank's"

Catch a glimpse of pre-covid life right here...