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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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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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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Blacktop Mojo “Where The Wind Blows”

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Coming out of Palestine, TX is Blacktop Mojo, a band that has been featured several times on this site. Blacktop Mojo are set to release new material before the end of this year[2016] and have had great success through their PledgeMusic campaign. Matt James, lead singer of the band spoke…

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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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Cassandra of Paralandra – Perfect Timing

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It’s not everyday perfect timing can happen. From finding each member at the right time, playing music with your father and ending up number one on a Billboard Chart, it’s all Perfect Timing for Spindfiled, MO‘s own Paralandra! Comprised of Cassandra Carson – Vocals, Paul Carson – Lead Guitar, Nick…

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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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Imaginary People – Dead Letterbox [Review]

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  Post-Rock is an odd genre of rock that is influenced by traditional rhythms and splashed with a strong presence of texture. The odd thing about Post-Rock is usually it’s music conveyed without lyrics, the instruments do the talking. Now bringing to mind Post-Rock influence with a splash of punk…

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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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Gianni Gibson of Future Thieves – If You Have a Heart, You Have Rhythm

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    From Indiana, Kentucky, and Los Angeles come the next biggest name in music. Now based in Nashville, 4 piece Indie/Americana rock band Future Thieves are gaining heat day by day with their grass roots and natural sound that is sure to appeal to any top 40 lover of…

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