Glen Hansard

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Once’ The Musical

Show: Once Produced by: John Frost and The Melbourne Theatre Company Venue: Princess Theatre, Melbourne There are very few films that successfully manage to encapsulate the raw power and emotional connectivity that music possesses. John Carney’s 2006 low budget romcom Once is one of those films; a critically acclaimed ‘sleeper hit’ that has developed a […]

Watch Iron & Wine, Calexico, Glen Hansard, and Kathleen Edwards Cover The Pogues’ “Fairytale of New York” on ‘Jimmy Fallon’

Holiday cheer is among us and the snow is beginning to fall. As with any overly-merry time of year, there are plenty of scrooges scattered about to complain about it all. Well several of the music industry’s big names decided to perform a tongue-in-cheek classic on Jimmy Fallon… and it was actually really, really good. […]

REVIEW: Glen Hansard – Rhythm And Repose

Artist: Glen Hansard Album: Rhythm and Repose Genre: Indie, Alt. Country, Singer Songwriter Label: ANTI There is not just one Glen Hansard. Actually, when completely broken down musically, there are three unique versions of the man. For starters, Hansard’s freshman project, The Frames, is a gritty glimpse of Irish folk music mashed with emotional snarls […]