03.26.2013

2 Big Easy Award Nominations!

The new CD "I Will Never Be Alone In This Land" was nominated for Best Album of 2012. Also best Roots Rock. Check it out HERE. The award ceremony takes place April 22 at Harrah's Casino...

03.19.2013

Get the latest CD!

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I Will Never Be Alone In This Land

Produced by 2012 Offbeat Award winner Carlo Nuccio.

"Best Album of 2012" Nominee New Orleans Big Easy Awards.

Featuring Jon Cleary, John Mooney and more.

"His new record is another set of excellent songs that will insinuate themselves subtly into listeners' ears and heads to the point that they will become part of all our lexicons" Offbeat Magazine

Listen and Buy it!


03.05.2013

Tin Men Headed to France

We are leaving on Wednesday to do a 2 week run of shows around the city of Lyon. We will be hosted by the Zozophonic Orchestra, who have been so kind as to set this all up. Vive L'étain!

03.01.2013

Some kind of dutch review of "Alone" CD.

http://www.altcountry.nl/blog/2013/02/alex-mcmurray/#more-7722

02.16.2013

"No Good Deed Goes Unpunished" 2013 West Coast Tour Dates Announced!

Check out the dates HERE.

02.16.2013

April Dates Added

French Quarter Fest, Jazz Fest and more. On the Shows Page.

01.29.2013

Interview on Music Inside Out with Gwen Thompkins

This Thursday at 1pm and Saturday at noon on WWNO and at WWNO.org. You can read a little about the show HERE.

01.24.2013

Where will you be Mardi Gras Day?

Here's where I'll probably be...

01.22.2013

John Swenson Reviews "I Will Never Be Alone In This Land" for Stereophile Magazine

ALEX MCMURRAY / Will Never Be Alone In This Land Threadhead THR00051 (CD). 2012. Carlo Nuccio, prod.; Jacques DeLatourBy John Swenson, December 2012 stereophile.com
Alex McMurray is the linchpin of one of the most vibrant music scenes in contemporary America: the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans. This bohemian paradise has its own fringe festival, Chaz Fest, run by the enter-prising McMurray, who plays with the Tin Men, Happy Talk Band, and the Valparaiso Men's Chorus. While his versatile, genre-defying guitar work is a prized asset in local sessions—McMurray is one of the core players at Bywater's recording mecca, Piety Street Studios—his greatest strength is his songwriting. McMurray's compositional imagina-tion seems boundless. He covers as wide a stylistic range as any contempo-rary writer, matching cleverly turned lyrics and story songs with durable melodies and a structural...
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01.22.2013

John Swenson Reviews "I Will Never Be Alone In This Land"

Stereophile Magazine I Will Never Be Alone In This Land

Stereophile Magazine by John Swenson

ALEX MCMURRAY / Will Never Be Alone In This Land Threadhead THR00051 (CD). 2012. Carlo Nuccio, prod.; Jacques DeLatour By John Swenson, December 2012 stereophile.com

Alex McMurray is the linchpin of one of the most vibrant music scenes in contemporary America: the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans. This bohemian paradise has its own fringe festival, Chaz Fest, run by the enter-prising McMurray, who plays with the Tin Men, Happy Talk Band, and the Valparaiso Men's Chorus. While his versatile, genre-defying guitar work is a prized asset in local sessions—McMurray is one of the core players at Bywater's recording mecca, Piety Street Studios—his greatest strength is his songwriting. McMurray's compositional imagina-tion seems boundless. He covers as wide a stylistic range as any contempo-rary writer, matching cleverly turned lyrics and story songs with durable melodies and a...

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01.14.2013

Treme honors Dave Bartholemew

I was proud to be a part of it. Check it out here.

12.22.2012

NYC date just added

Alex McMurray will perform at the Rockwood Music Hall on January 2 at 8pm.

12.11.2012

Alex McMurray to perform at 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Saturday April 27 at the Gentilly Stage. Time TBA.

12.09.2012

Alex is now a twit.

The current wisdom has it that one must be on Twitter. In this business. My "handle" is alexmcmurrayyy (that's "why, why why?).


12.08.2012

New CD reviewed in Antigravity Magazine

Check it out on the PRESS page...

12.08.2012

Antigravity Review of I Will Never Be Alone

I Will Never Be Alone In This Land - AntiGravity Magazine Review
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12.06.2012

New CD Reviewed In Welcome To Twangville Site

Mayer Danzig's December playlist. Check it out HERE