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Dauzat St Marie – Backup Plans & Lingering Goodbyes[Contrast Control Exclusive]

    Los Angeles based singer songwriter duo Dauzat St Marie recently released an EP entitled Falling Again. [For my review on the Falling Again EP click here] Falling Again is a strong debut for the duo as they feature dark acoustic tones overlaid with powerful soulful vocals and haunting…

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The Harp Twins – Opening Classical Boundaries [Contrast Control Exclusive]

Several years ago, YouTube was shell-shocked in views as two identical twin sisters, Camille and Kennerly started sharing their harp duets with the world. Since then, The Harp Twins have astounded fan and critic alike as they cover popular songs in metal, video games, and movies and TV. Not feeling…

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Scarlet White – The Inbetween Album Review

  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]

  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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Mark Claytor – Lyrics Through Instruments

Mark Claytor – Lyrics Through Instruments Guitarist extraordinaire Mark Claytor recently spoke with me about his life and his music. What follows are the raw facts of a musician who deeply fell in love with his instrument and created the sound he wanted. Not many musicians get to his level…

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