Review: Slant “With or Without You” [U2 Cover]

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In this review we take a look at the aspects of Mental Health awareness and a very surreal experience in a music video from Alternative Rockers ‘Slant’.  Originally released in 1987 by Irish rockers U2, With or Without you was the third track on their 5th studio album entitled ‘The…

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Review: ‘Honey Bee’ by RVBY

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  It’s rare we take a look at just one singular track from an artist here at Contrast CTRL. Today we are looking at a promising song from Bristol, UK founded pop artist RVBY entitled ‘Honey Bee’. Bristol is quite the landmark in the United Kingdom from it’s Clifton Suspension…

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Video Review: Ric Zweig “Box”

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Louisiana based Ric Zweig is returning to Contrast CTRL in the feature of a review for the video of his latest single entitled “Box”. On the surface, Ric is always a smoother entertainer and ‘Box’ is no exception to the formula is a life of experience that only the voice…

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Music That Matters: Marisa Nikole “Warrior”

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Contrast CTRL is a website founded one many elements. However, one thing above the rest is the mission of this little spot on the internet. Sharing music that matters. So here we are with Colorado based singer/songwriter Marisa Nikole. A unique entity in the independent music scene, Marisa is a…

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Review: When We Were by Sleepwar

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  Sleepwar is a interesting band that combines elements of synth-pop and new wave into an Alternative Rock sound that is heavy and vivid in context. From airy vocals to echoey guitars with a bit of crunch when needed this is a refreshing peak into a past when bands like this were a dime-a-dozen.  Hailing from…

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Music That Matters: Bianca Muniz

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Contrast CTRL has grown over the years into something amazing! Yet again we are at a place and time for change. With the new slogan “Music That Matters”, we will be turning future interviews into this segment of articles for your enjoyment.  First up is Bianca Muniz, a 22 year…

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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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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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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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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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