Glen Hansard played Housing Works last night, plays Beacon Theatre later this month, and he will release his first solo album Rhythm and Repose tomorrow. So we figured it would be a good time to post this short solo set that Glen played at Hotel Vegan’s Thursday daytime show at SXSW in March. At just four songs its a bit of a tease, but interestingly the set represents each of period of his career. He opened with show with a song perhaps from Glen’s busking days in Dublin, the Irish traditional number “Spencer the Rover”. The balance of the show consisted of one each of a song from his upcoming solo album (“Love Don’t Keep Me Waiting”), a Frames song (“What Happens When The Heart Just Stops”, streaming below), and a song from The Swell Season. This sampler set is a good preview for the Beacon show, for which tickets are still available.
I recorded this set in the same manner as all of the other Hotel Vegan shows, with the Sennheiser MKH-8040 Cardioids mixed with a well balanced board feed. Other than some minor ambient noise from the outside tent location, the sound quality is excellent. Enjoy!
Stream “What Happens When The Heart Just Stops”:
Direct download of complete show in MP3 files (HERE)
Download the Complete show in FLAC [HERE].
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Hotel Vegan – SXSW
Austin, TX USA
Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix
Soundboard + Sennheiser MKH-8040 Cardioids > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2 x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (level adjustments, mixdown, set fades) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and tagging via Foobar)
Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper 2012-06-12
[Total Time 18:08]
02 Spencer The Rover
03 Love Don’t Keep Me Waiting
05 Low Rising
06 What Happens When The Heart Just Stops*
*with “Caravan” (Van Morrison) lyrics