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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$$Vice Magazine PARTY$$

Vitamin Water Uncapped Live will be in Austin this Saturday at The Mohawk!

The party has been kindly curated by local rockers, The Black Angels, and is sponsored by Corona and Sailor Jerry’s and that all pretty much means… you don’t want to miss this!

At 10pm, Frenchie Smith Records very own, SMOKE AND FEATHERS will be getting the party really raging!

Also performing: The Ripe and Shapes Have Fangs.

Doors are at 9pm come party with us for FREE!!!

Vice Land Uncapped Live at Austin Official Page

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^^French Tunes and Space Rock**

I know you’ve been daydreaming about a warm beautiful afternoon in the French Quarter where you relax and sip on your preferred drink and contemplate what sorts of party’n you’re going to end up getting into later in Nola’s wild and magical night time… so I would suggest going to see Lost Bayou Ramblers perform this Thursday at The Mohawk. Get yourself ready to take a trip, or perhaps be satisfied with your Cajun experience and gator land might not be necessary- I’m just saying, this band is certain to “take you away” with French lyrics, fiddles, stand-up bass and accordions! Frenchie has had the pleasure to have worked with them, and together the band and he were nominated for a Grammy in 2008.

Now, I also know something else! I do know that you are a music lover with an open and brilliant mind, and although you enjoy mystic, Cajun tunes, you also get very excited about space traveling (perhaps at work in front of your computer) we all do. I mean, Space is so unfathomable that our brains are getting exercise by expanding our imaginiation to travel in the Infinite, passing stars, and waving pleasantly at Gonzo’s Space Muppet family! What better way to float along and feel electric bursts of excitement because The Boxing Lesson is playing in Space! That’s right! Every where you are in Space, your traveling theme music is The Boxing Lesson! Whom will also be playing at The Mohawk ALL IN THE SAME NIGHT as Lost Bayou Ramblers! Can you handle it? I Know you can.

Be ready to party by 10pm and the show only costs $5! RIGHT!? All THAT for only five bucks!

Official Face Book Open Invite to Lost Bayou Ramblers and The Boxing Lesson

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Dax Riggs

Previous front man of Deadboy & the Elephantmen, Dax Riggs, will be performing at Emo’s on Friday, July 8th. If you’ve never seen Dax live, then I cannot stress how much you’re missing out on actual substantial talent; powerful songs with great brilliance that totally rock…

Also playing is FSR’s very own, Smoke and Feathers, as well as Ancient Vvisdom.

Doors are at 9pm and it is an all ages show. Tickets are only $10.

Here is the Face Book Invite open for anyone if you’d like to R.S.V.P. please do:

~Dax Riggs~Smoke and Feathers~Ancient Vvisdom~Event

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**Electric Touch in Austin**

Electric Touch has been a very busy band lately, performing at Coachella 2011, opening for the legendary Heart at the ACL Live – Moody Theatre, playing with other acts such as She Wants Revenge, and Panic At The Disco…
However, they are back in Austin before they embark on an eastern tour and will be rockn’& rollin’ Tuesday, June 21st at the your favorite venue and bar, The Mohawk.

The gentlemen of Electric Touch are previous clients of Frenchie’s who have invited the lovely, Michelle Armstrong, a more recent client of Frenchie’s, as their special guest.

And, also! Guess who else is going to be there!? Frenchie Smith Record’s very own, THE BOXING LESSON! They always RoCk hArD and trrrip us out a little-or a lot, that’s kinda up to whom ever wants to delve deeper…

This night is going to be very special, tunes for many different types of music lovers can only equal a fun show.
Doors open at 8pm, only $5 for over 21 and $7 for minors.

Electric Touch Facebook Invite Page

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