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I'm James. A writer and musician trying to find new ways to express my views on music and to help out bands who can't get featured in many places. My goal is make this site the best possible and provide top notch content for you, the reader.

Music That Matters: Bianca Muniz

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Contrast CTRL has grown over the years into something amazing! Yet again we are at a place and time for change. With the new slogan “Music That Matters”, we will be turning future interviews into this segment of articles for your enjoyment.  First up is Bianca Muniz, a 22 year…

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Review Time: Burn The Ships by Blacktop Mojo

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  From Palenstine, TX comes 5 piece hard rock outfit Blacktop Mojo. Formed in 2012, Blacktop’s debut release I Am was a cultural mix of southern style music and heavy riffs and an almost old west atmosphere. [Which I looked at in a previous article]  After a successful crowdfunding campaign…

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Bobby Green “An Introduction to Keib”

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  French journalist and philosopher Albert Camus once said “To know oneself, one should assert oneself.” True words from one journalist to another. As the pursuit of interesting music the main mission on Contrast CTRL, we look further and further for musicians who simply want to create and share.  Bobby…

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Review: Grandmother Corn – Ballroom Cuts

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Ballroom Cuts is the debut effort from Grandmother Corn that focuses on 50s and 60s era sound and songwriting. With the intention of calling to mind a 50s ballroom soiree, Grandmother Corn use analog recording techniques and the power of digital mixing to bring us their debut effort that vibrantly…

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Review: Big Valley Mustangs

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Jumping right out of the gate Contrast CTRL has been a wholehearted supporter of local music and arts, so it’s with great pleasure to introduce you to East TN’s Big Valley Mustangs! Comprised of 4 members, Big Valley Mustangs is a Alternative/Country/Rock outfit that certainly lives up to the genres…

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Eyes Eat Suns “Home Is Where You Make It”

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In this business, the writing business, life can often get in the way and either delay or totally push back projects. Contrast CTRL is a one man operation with the help a few friends and family as support.  So in that vain what does it take to write? What motivation…

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Review: “Oh Hiroshima – In Silence We Yearn”

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Örebro, Sweden is home to 4 piece Post-Rock band Oh Hiroshima. Formed by Leif Eliasson and Jakob Hemström, these two friends created atmospheric vision and interpretation on modern contemporary society.  With airy soundscapes of vocals and texturing guitars and subtle instrumentation from electronics, Oh Hiroshima is a abstract music project with…

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Not A Planet “About Being Human”

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On Contrast CTRL we always love jumping inside the artists thought process on their music, life, and everything in between.  This time around we take a look at Not A Planet, a 4 piece band that comes from all around the country to establish their home in Kansas City. Not…

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