Alex Makes The Top Five...

Can you believe that I have 2 albums in the top 5 of the Offbeat Magazine "50 Best Albums of 2020"? Neither can I, but the only way to prove that to you is for you to get an online subscription to Offbeat Magazine, which I of course urge you to do. Otherwise you'll just have to take my word for it. Plus the Write Brothers' album got the nod as well as the Debbie Davis/Matt Perrine X-Mas album. Hooray 2020!


01.07.2021

Write Brothers Web Concert 1/23/21

The Write Brothers recorded a live performance of the songs from our new record "Into The Sky" and you can check it out on 01/23/21. Be a part of our first virtual CD release party! 

Click HERE for your ticket...


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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