The Boxing Lesson BIG HITS! available on i-Tunes

The Boxing Lesson “Big Hits!” i-Tunes




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**SXSW 2013 Official Show Case**

sxsw20138:00 BLACK BONE CHILD
“…grip-it-and-rip-it rock & roll, full-throttled and hollow-body-distorted, power riffs ripping the straight and narrow.” -Austin Chronicle

“explosive drums, soulful guitar hooks and hypnotic bass-lines, this three piece has talent well beyond their collective years” -Frenchie Smith

“power trio fueled by fuzzed out guitar tones and heavy, droning synth work, produces a remarkably huge sound”
-Austin Chronicle

“a stripped-down outfit that spices its folk-inflected rock ‘n’ roll with heavy doses of garage and bits of psych.” —KUT

“We recommend Smoke and Feathers if you like bands such as Cage The Elephant, Wolfmother, and Them Crooked Vultures.” -Indie Rock Cafe

“Tia Carrera + And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead + Pack of Wolves + Curse the Heavens + Austin, Tx.”

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New …Trail Of Dead Record

Up To Infinity” produced by Frenchie Smith, will be coming out soon!

They will be going on tour to support their new record, so check and see if they are coming to rock your city, or else I will see you at Fun Fun Fun Fest. here in Austin, TX where they will officially begin the tour.

11-04 Austin, TX – Fun Fun Fun Fest
11-08 San Francisco, CA – The Independent
11-09 Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex
11-10 San Diego, CA – The Casbah
11-15 Washington, DC – Rock and Roll Hotel
11-16 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
11-17 Cambridge, MA – Middle East Downstairs
11-18 Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church
11-20 Toronto, Ontario – Lee’s Palace
11-21 Chicago, IL – The Bottom Lounge

Frenchie Smith and Conrad Keely at Horus Studio in Hanover, Germany during production


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**Violaceous EP Stream ONLY Today**

Since Purple is new to the Frenchie Smith Records family, we’ve decided to let you have a taste of their EP, Violaceous, today only! If you’d like to pick up your own copy, then come see them tonight at Hotel Vegas and purchase the EP.

Go ahead and take a listen here and play em’ as many times as you’d like TODAY ONLY:

Purple- Violaceous

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NOT Just Another Night or Another Show!

TONIGHT AT HOTEL VEGAS there is going to be a very important party, and I know you think partying is already pretty damn important BUT REALLY awesome music releases and awesome bands are going to make this one special!

We want to welcome another amazing and talented band to the Frenchie Smith Records family! They are celebrating and releasing their new EP, Violacious, (produced and engineered by Frenchie) tonight! So come check em’ out, WE PROMISE you will enjoy and/or appreciate this group!
Purple- Big Light

The Boxing Lesson is releasing their GENIUS song, Health Is The New Drug on 7″ vinyl tonight as well! I BET you can’t stand still when that catchy, rock tune flows through your ears. Yep, next thing you know you are imagining yourself in a workout video shakin’ your ass on MTV2. I know…

The Boxing Lesson- Health Is The New Drug

Here is the official invite and be sure to make to see an Austin favorite, The Hi-Tones, and [Paperthreat] whom complete this amazing bill:
The Boxing Lesson 7inch Vinyl Release Party w/ Purple, [paperthreat] & The Hi-Tones

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We’re very excited to announce and invite you and your friends to our first official SXSW ROCK N’ ROLL SHOW CASE that will be held conveniently early in the music week,on Tuesday the 13th of March at Hotel Vegas.
The line-up is AMAZING and we’re excited to present our TWO headlining guests
as well as give you an opportunity to see the very special official
rock n’ roll bands on Frenchie Smith Records!

Black Bone Child 8:00 p.m.

The Boxing Lesson 9:00 p.m.

Scorpion Child 10:00 p.m.

DaxRiggs(headliner#1) 11:00 p.m.

Smoke And Feathers 12:00 p.m.

…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead 1:00a.m.

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Free Week PARTY and sneak peak NEW song

Only 3 days till The Frenchie Smith Records Free Week Show Case at Club DeVille and we are very excited to party with you and also would like to share a sneak peak track by Scorpion Child (whom will be headlining, Thursday)! “Liquor” will be out on their future album, coming to you SOON!

Liquor by Scorpion Child

Official Show Case Details

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We love these guys:

The Bubble was recently invaded by some rad rockers, Burning Avalanche. These guys are awesome; great sense of humor, very playful, neat characters, and they love rock n’ roll! All of these traits are certainly reflected in their bad ass tunes. Frenchie really enjoyed working with them as a band and as individuals.

Check out a newly finished song and be sure to catch them live- they have some gigs coming up!

Low Life Schickster

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**The Top 40 Album Charts!!!!**

On October 3rd, the Irish Rock band, The Answer, released their album Revival produced by Chris “Frenchie” Smith.
We’re excited to announce that Revival has recently entered into the Top 40 Album Charts in the United Kingdom!

We’re so proud of them, they are truly a legendary Rock band! The band claims this is their best record yet and are very appreciative of Frenchie’s work.
This amazing video is dedicated to Frenchie, whom became a dear friend to The Answer during the production of their 3rd album.

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Not Going To ACL.

However, I am definitely not going to miss the GREAT bands playing at Emo’s this Monday the 19th!

Sleepy Sun (ATP Records)from California will be headlining, perhaps allowing a “come down” from a previous Smoke and Feathers (CLICK to hear "Gypsy") trip, which was also induced quickly to the blood stream by The St. James Society. WHOO!
Who needs ACL when we’ve got good substance (and by “substance” I mean MUSIC) and it only costs 8 bucks? We’re in a drought, please be careful standing in a field for hours…
Don’t get me wrong, I would love to see Mavis Staples.

“Sleepy Sun as archetypal stoner-rockers– with Constantino’s vaporous vocals floating atop a subterranean fuzz bassline, molten guitar leads, and drum fills that roll right off of Bill Ward’s tom-tom rack–”
-Stuart Berman, Pitchfork

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