Rob Bochnik is a musician, audio engineer, singer and songwriter. He is currently the guitarist with The Frames, The Swell Season, The Butchershop Quartet and records as a solo artist. He has worked on several projects as an audio engineer including: the "Once" soundtrack and The Frames: Setlist. Rob played guitar in a local Chicago band called Garden Bower and also played in The Butcher Shop Quartet. In 2002, he began playing guitar and touring with The Frames. In 2003 he was asked to join the band and has been recording and touring with them ever since. In 2008, he began touring with The Swell Season. He played guitar and mandolin on the band's 2009 release "Strict Joy" and toured with the band. Rob has co-written with Marketa Irglova for her 2011 debut solo album "Anar" and is currently working a solo project.