Gary Clark Jr – The Story of Sonny Boy Slim [Review]

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The lone star state of Texas is known for many things throughout the world, one notable thing that brings this state to mind is the acts it has brought to the center stage over the decades. From Stevie Ray Vaughn onward, Texas has coined its own unique niche in the…

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Kama Sutures – Self-titled – Review

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  Contrast Control has previously featured an amazing talent called Kama Sutures [Click here for Interview] in an interview where we tackled their name, and interesting approach to music. After many months of personal anticipation, I have received a copy of the Self-titled album that is comprised of the passion…

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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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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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Lauren Desberg – Twenty First Century Problems [CC Review]

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Neo-Jazz or Neo-Bop is a free form of Jazz that implements fusion, RnB, and can often feature soulful vocals. 23 year old Neo-Jazz singer Lauren Desberg creates songs from old school influences with modern day songwriting. Priding herself on making music meant for the solitary moments of life such as…

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Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia [CC Review]

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Coming from a town called Hoorn found in the Netherlands is Jacco Gardner, a talented musician who takes orchestral instruments of many shape and sound and overlays a psychedelic effect over them while implementing old school recording methods. Hypnophobia consists of 10 trippy tracks and artwork to match, as well…

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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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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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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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