Douglass's evocative, alternative sound has been compared to Tori Amos, Jeff Buckley and Rufus Wainwright. His numerous accolades include being a finalist for both the 2005 International Songwriting Competition and the 2004 Independent Music Awards; he was the winner of the 2003 GrammyFest Awards in New York City, as well as the inaugural performer on the American Red Cross "Save A Life Tour" in 2003. Douglass' music video for "Hang Around" charted for six consecutive months on LOGO TV's "Click List" Top 10 Video Countdown in 2008, following similar success on LOGO TV with his video for "I Wanted To Run" in 2007. Singer/songwriter Richard Cortez explores the darker side of gay life on his highly anticipated second full length studio album "Sleeping with Strangers" - with a rock n' roll flare. Cortez co-founded independent record label Wollenberg Records in 2005. Cortez's debut album "Craving Something Beautiful" was critically acclaimed and was named one of the top 40 albums of 2008 on OutVoice.net.