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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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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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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Ky & Stevie of Stagger Moon Band – Tennessee Homegrown

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In a ever enthusiastic effort to support local music, Contrast CTRL has had the recent pleasure of listening to The Stagger Moon Band. Comprised of 4 middle TN Musicians, Stagger Moon incorporates 90s rock and southern blues flare.  With a live EP from 2014 under their belts, Stagger Moon is…

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Left in the Dark – Shadow Glass – Review

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The brainchild of front man and keyboardist Josh Schaurer, Left in the Dark is a 4 piece Alt Rock/Metal band from Englewood, Ohio. There attraction to ambience in the intro Shadow Glass more than sets the proper tone for following 12 songs. Coming from a dark place to firm hold…

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Northern American – Modern Phenomena [CC Review]

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Imagine yourself after a long trip arriving to your vacation destination, sitting in the lounge chair near the pool and a nice ice cold beverage to signal the start of your relaxation and enjoyment of time to reflect on life and create new moments. Much like that imagery above, Northern…

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Starset – Tranmissions [CC Review]

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Science Fiction is a popular genre of media for its mystery, excitement, and wonderment that can captivate us from a movie, to a song, and even through books and art work. Starset is such a band that feeds on the Sci-fi universe to create their own sound and look. Transmissions is…

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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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