Album Review: Zach Frost – Bucket List

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

Album Review: MomTalk – It is your birthday.

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.

EP Review: Mom Talk – I’m Not Mad, I’m Just Disappointed

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

Album Review: True Story – 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

Album Review: Set In Stone – Arms & Hearts

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