Marisa Nikole – “Don’t Stop Until You’re Happy”

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  Sometimes when a musician picks up a guitar, they write about love and life, or money and fame, death and rebirth. Many topics flood through the basic chords of an acoustic, the keys of a piano, or from the very heart and lungs of a voice.  All in all…

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Amy Kress – Language of My Soul

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    “We can choose to be bitter or choose to be better.” – Amy Kress Life is full of inspiration and interest that can create some of the most beautiful art or create some amazing music that speaks to hearts and minds. Amy Kress is a musician currently recording…

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Grandmother Corn – Finland Blues

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Finland, a country that is commonly known for it’s darker influences on fashion and music. Much of the goth scene has been inspired by the lore of the country and the musicians who present an abstract yet familiar since to music and art and film.  Finland features so many unique…

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Julian of Faceless Ones – Tomorrow Never Comes

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Introductions are the norm here at Contrast CTRL. We like to introduce forward thinking minds and people who strive to create deep and positive messages in audible format.  Julian Coiner of Faceless Ones is a very creative mind and driving force for his band. Growing up in the Maryland area…

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Daynon Lato of A Toi MeSHen – “Toys In The Machine”

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Coming from Orange County, CA is A Toi MeSHen. Pronounced ‘A Toy Machine’, ATM is made up of 5 musicians who take their views of the world and combine them into audible storytelling experiences. ATM have released their debut album already that is made up of 10 songs that are…

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Top 10: Rainy Day Songs

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We all end up at one point inside our homes during a downpour of h20. Sometimes the sound of rain hitting the roof can be calming, or an overall annoyance. If you are much like me, it’s the perfect time to slow down a playlist and change the mood. Here…

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Gavin Dunne aka Miracle Of Sound – Fires Far – [CC Exclusive]

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  Miracle of Sound is a name well known through the video game industry and for good reason. Gavin Dunne started this project out as a way to pay tribute to the shows, movies, and games he liked. Since then through word of mouth he has become a notable name…

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A Dark Line – Running From The Light [EP Review]

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  Determination. That’s one word to sum up the EP coming from A Dark Line. The EP in question, Running from the Light covers the theme of if you want to achieve something you have to put 110 percent into it to get the best results. Current lineup for A…

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Artist Spotlight: Chill Moody

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Priding himself on being one of the top lyricists from Philadelphia, PA, Chill Moody brings a thoughtful message and wide vocabulary to the rap game. After graduating Overbrook High School, Chill moved on to attend Millersville University where he learned to sharpen his rhyming skills. The importance in Chill Moody’s…

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Breaking Even – Before The Story Ends Album Review

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Coming from Kansas City, KS is Breaking Even. Breaking Even is a 4-piece Alt. Metal band that is up and coming. What do they bring to the table? What makes them worth a listen? Hopefully by the end of this small review you have answered those questions for yourself. As…

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