Gilmore & Roberts – Conflict Tourism – Review

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Gilmore & Roberts are an eclectic duo from South Yorkshire. Their ability to change from acoustics, fiddle, mandolin, and various percussion instruments along with bass set that statement that this isn’t your average musical duo. In this review, we are exploring the 4th album from award winning Gilmore & Roberts…

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New Found Glory – Sticks and Stones #TBT

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Coral Springs, Florida brings us the pop punk sensation New Found Glory, currently a 4 piece band that has been around since the late 90s. Considered by music experts as pioneers in the second wave of pop punk alongside Blink 182, you couldn’t miss their songs on radio stations and…

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Plain White T’s – American Nights [CC Review]

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Starting from humble high school origins in the great state of Illinois, Multi-platinum status selling band Plain White T’s are back with their seventh studio album, American Nights. Being band set on doing things their own way, Plain White T’s have left major labels in the past and went the…

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Papa Roach – F.E.A.R [CC Review]

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Face Everything and Rise[F.E.A.R] is the 8th studio album from blockbuster band Papa Roach. Over 21 years ago they started on a journey to create music that comes from the heart. In their early years, Papa Roach tackled topics such as broken homes from divorce, domestic abuse, and being an…

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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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Ryan Brown of Static Fiction – Something Amazing [CC Exclusive]

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  “Singer Paul and I have been playing in bands for 2 years. I tried to do the pop stuff. About 3 years ago he said I got this project and I said I’m in and we started Static Fiction” Ripping the Band-Aid off we jump right into the interview…

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The Almost – Southern Weather Album Review #TBT

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  In 2007, not all that long ago I really attached myself to the pop-punk music scene. The appeal of themes of being a teenager with feelings no one else understood or being a socially awkward kid were something all too common to me. The memories attached to music for…

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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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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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