Mawule – It’s Only The Beginning [CC Exclusive]

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  Coming from Ghana, Africa, Mawule is an example of striving through hardship and pursuing dreams despite said hardship. Contrast Control happily welcomes Mawule into the family as he shares via an interview with me about his life, music, and drive to move forward to a bright future. Mawule’s latest…

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SOJA – Amid the Noise and Haste Album Review

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From middle school friends with a dream of creating a band and music they feel will help connect the world, now Grammy nominated and featuring a star studded guest cast on Amid the Noise and Haste, SOJA have made their dreams come true and more as they have released their…

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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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Amy Kress – Life Is Short, Savor It [CC Exclusive]

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It’s not every day I get the privilege of talking with a person such as Amy Kress. Amy is a contemporary singer whose bouts with cancer have motivated her to pursue what she’s always wanted to do. Sing. First diagnosed in 2011 and dealing with a recurrent, Amy has devoted…

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The Gothard Sisters – Adventure Awaits [Contrast Control Exclusive]

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The Gothard Sisters are a dynamic all-female Irish music and dance group from the Pacific Northwest, USA. From sad folk songs to upbeat dance numbers these girls show that celtic music is alive! Big thanks to Grant Hoernke who emailed me and showed me the wonderful music these girls are making. As stated…

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Shad – Flying Colours Album Review

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London / Kenya / Rwanda / Toronto / Vancouver. Only but a few places that bring out the cultural lyrical styling’s of 3 time Polaris Music Prize nominee and Juno Award winning rapper Shad. Shad’s latest album Flying Colours is a no holds barred heartfelt thought provoking record. Tackling subjects…

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Poor Man’s Fame – Local Roots, Massive Sound [Contrast Control Exclusive]

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Poor Man’s Fame is a band from South Carolina that is big helping out their local community and providing all of us with some hard hitting, thought provoking songs. Tell The Story is comprised of 8 tracks that feature many relatable topics and has helped the band reach many listeners…

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Moulettes – Constellations Album Review

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  Ever wondered what Electronic-Dubstep-80s pop-Classical-Folk-Rock-Experimental-Orchestral-20s ballroom songs would sound like? Well…here are the Moulettes! Moulettes consist of: Hannah Miller – Lead vocals, cello, guitar Oliver Austin – Drums, guitar, glockenspiel, percussion, vocals Ruth Skipper –Co-lead vocals, bassoon, autoharp Jim Mortimore – Double bass, Guitar, vocals Eliza Jaye – Electric…

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Rekoncyle – Against All Odds Album Review

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Rekoncyle – Against All Odds Album Review New Brunswick, Canada hard rockers Rekoncyle are back with their latest release Against All Odds. Before getting into the review let’s take a look at the band lineup which consists of: Matt Lefait — Lead Vox/Rhythm Guitar Amy Munn – Keys/Back Vox Andrew…

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Scarlet White – The Inbetween Album Review

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  The Inbetween – Album Review Scarlet White – The Inbetween Album Review Three Rivers, Michigan brings us Scarlet White, a Hard Rock Christian band featuring hard hitting guitars and melodic vocals all the while spreading a message of inspiration and holding on to hope of a better life. Scarlet…

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Alexx Calise – Driven By Life [Contrast Control Exclusive]

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  Alexx Calise – Driven By Life [Contrast Control Exclusive] Florida born Alexx Calise has been a writer since a young age and has contributed to that skill set through a newspaper. Eventually this lead to her love of music and using that skill to perfect her sound and bring…

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