Get Your Music on Amazon!
Get Your Music on Amazon!

JFH Indie Review

JFH Indie Inspection Review

Fritz Schindler

Fritz Schindler
A Folk 'n' Roll Christmas! - EP

Artist Info: Discography
Street Date: December 4, 2015
Style: Christmas / Folk
Official Site: Official Website
Buy It: iTunes


Christmas is nearly upon us and celebrators of the season are already in the depths of holiday cheer and warm music. Contributing to this year's holiday spread is folk performer, Fritz Schindler with A Folk 'n' Roll Christmas. The EP opens with a Celtic influenced rendition of "Little Drummer Boy." While the track has a very strong methodical opening, it quickly changes course with a more upbeat jig feel. This thankfully doesn't harm the song per se, however the original song lends itself to a more subdued sound rather than overly energetic. "Let It Snow," showcases a more lighthearted yet controlled bluegrass sound. A special note should be made about guest vocalist, Sammi Lytton; her vocals match the instrumentation perfectly and gives the rendition a very rich sound. Building off the light sounds of the season with a more reflective tone is "Away in A Manger." The soft and simple music gives the track a very welcoming sound that doesn't distract from the heart of the song. "Angels We Have Heard On High" concludes the album by returning to the upbeat realm of Christmas music, however, it feels slightly choppy in the interludes. Regardless, this is an arrangement that many a church would benefit from in a Christmas production. As a whole, the short collection of holiday classics hasn't been altered beyond recognition, which for this reviewer is a good thing, however they don't leave as much of a lasting impact. Nevertheless, Schindler is producing some solid holiday music with this short EP that any fans of folk music will be pleased with. Merry Christmas, everyone!

- Review date: 12/13/15, written by Ryan Barbee of Jesusfreakhideout.com



(JFH Sponsor Spot)

Purchase Original Art Prints, Drawings, Buttons, Stickers, Bookmarks and more from JFH's own John DiBiase!


 

 

 

 

go to main Indie review page
go to Indie Review Index

 

                 
Purchase Original Art Prints, Drawings, Buttons, Stickers, Bookmarks and more from JFH's own John DiBiase!

Search JFH




This Wednesday, July 10, 2024
SINGLES
Meeting of the Mimes Treading Water - Single (independent)

This Friday, July 12, 2024
ALBUMS
Deep Al Brindle Are You Nervous? [Tooth & Nail]
DOE Heart of a Human [Provident]
Elevation Worship When Wind Meets Fire [Elevation]
Illustrate, Salty Beats Avid Artist (independent)
Peach Goldman Where You Are [StowTown]
We The Kingdom 33 - EP [Capitol CMG]
Darlene Zschech Testament - EP [Integrity]

SINGLES
3 Days Under Fruit of the Flesh - Single [Resurrection]
BRIGHT Way Maker - Single [Integrity]
FAITHFUL Send Rescue - Single [Integrity]
Grace Graber California - Single (independent)
The Kingdom Heirs Until Prayer Changes Me - Single [Sonlite]
Iveth Luna Faithful - Single [Red Street]
John Rich Revelation - Single (independent)

Next Friday, July 19, 2024
ALBUMS
Leanna Crawford Still Waters [Provident]
Human Code Break The Silence [Girder]
Joe Christmas Burnt Ends & Crisp Remainders [Charon Collective]
Newsboys Worldwide Revival - Part One [Capitol CMG]
Planetshakers The Winning Team [Venture3Media]

SINGLES
Canyon Hills Worship In Control - Multi Single [DREAM]
Coquí, Jimmy Clifton, Much More My Lord Provided - Single [DREAM]
Starflyer 59 909 - Single [Velvet Blue]
Xander Sallows, GLADDEN RICOCHET! - Single [DREAM]



For all release dates, click here!
 



Check out Ninties Worship Night!



Listen to the new Album From Millennial Reign!

Check out depositphotos for royalty free images