Multi-instrumentalist and Columbus musician Zach Frost released his sophomore EP, titled Bucket List, on Friday, November 1. Packed with five moving indie-rock tracks, the EP moves swiftly from heavy, thrilling guitar chords to introspective piano melodies, all while maintaining the same sense of thoughtfulness. Frost’s musical history is evident on the EP – he has plenty … More Album Review: Zach Frost – Bucket List
Folk-punk, as a genre, tends to confuse the general public. The warbling vocals and folky guitar are appealing to a select few, some of whom are attracted to the realistic sounds and vivid emotions conveyed through that specific combination of sounds. MomTalk, a local folk-punk solo project, just released a debut album, “It is your … More Album Review: MomTalk – It is your birthday.
Maybe my favorite part of unpolished folk punk is the rough authenticity. As opposed to autotuned vocals, it’s okay to be a little flat here and there because that’s reality – and if that’s authentic, then Mom Talk’s debut EP, “I’m Not Mad, Just Disappointed” certainly is. … More EP Review: Mom Talk – I’m Not Mad, I’m Just Disappointed
You may recognize UK-based folk-punk artist Patrick Craig from our recent review of his new album, True Story, out April 29th. This week, check out our interview with Patrick! Later this month, be sure to give his album a listen – it’s great! Indientry: Do you think that the quick production time of this album affected the music? … More Artist Interview – Patrick Craig
True Story, Patrick Craig’s debut album, combines the essence of folk-punk music with evocative lyrics to create an excellent record that’s about “coming to terms” with change and being a new person. It’s almost hard to believe that the album made quickly, recorded for the most part outside of a “traditional” studio. True Story is, in this way … More Album Review: True Story – Patrick Craig
Steve Millar, AKA acoustic folk-punk artist Arms & Hearts, released his third EP yesterday. Acoustic folk-punk is an unusual genre, but Millar manages to pull it off in his new music. Set In Stone, a five-track set, features themes of despondency, purposeless drifting, and bleak thinking. At times, while this may clash with the album’s more … More Album Review: Set In Stone – Arms & Hearts