Archive | The Frames

the guy from Once fronts this band. Not to be confused with the A-Frames (a great Seattle band).


Heavy rotation: new Lemolo, new Young Evils, and more

Let's jump right in: I'm torn between starting this post with "this Lemolo album is seriously haunting me" and "Lemolo could totally beat up your favorite synth-y indie dream-core band" because they're both true. In the case of the former, I find myself humming harmonies absentmindedly at varying points in my days and nights, wondering […]

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The Swell Season: an absolute must see {through 11/17}

Fans of Glen Hansard, Once, the Frames, and the Swell Season rejoice: The Swell Season is so good that it hurts. Beautifully and thoughtfully shot in high quality black and white, this unbelievable snapshot of the ebb and flow of Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova's relationship during the rise of the Swell Season is an […]

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Imaginary roadtrip, Austin edition: up close & personal with Glen Hansard

Show Date: July 27, 2009

As stated last week, purchasing a plane ticket to spend two nights with the Wrens at Schubas may very well have been the best decision I’ve made in the last several years. However, changing my return flight last-minute so I could catch Glen Hansard and Sam Beam play a benefit show in Austin kicked that […]

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Win a ONCE (the movie) prize pack!

This Tuesday, December 18th, Nectar Lounge is hosting a screening of the film Once! Besides being a touching love story between an Irish street musician and a Czech immigrant set in Dublin, the film has an impeccable soundtrack and indie hustpa thanks to the film's stars Glen Hansard (of The Frames) and Marketa Irglova (classically […]

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Watch Coachella from the comfort of your living room!

I love technology! Thanks to a live webcast stream, now we can see all the great bands playing Coachella this weekend without having to deal with the lines, portapotties, drum circles, and $10 bottle of waters. Here's the schedule for today and tomorrow:(All times are Pacific Standard Time) April 28th Lineup03:00 PM Gogol Bordello * […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: The Frames, Dolorean at the Showbox

Watch out kids, there is another Dublin band worth worshiping. The Frames have earned the critical accolades and fans with their intimate rock that raises the bar. They were even voted Best Irish Band in 2004. As an added bonus to their solid six-album catalog(ue), they've been known to belt out the occasional cover song… […]

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