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 Professional music enthusiast, blogger, promoter, podcaster, and songwriter MIKE O'CULL covers only the hottest independent artists from around the world. He writes reviews and hosts The Sounds of Chicago Podcast for ChicagoMusicGuide.com, hosts The VT New Music Discovery Podcast for www.VishnusTrumpet.com, blogs about guitar equipment for www.GuitarGeary.com, and reviews music for IndieBandGuru.com, one of the most popular review sites on the Internet. He also provides writing services and coaching for musicians and creatives.

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REVIEWS & RELEASES!

MAJOR MOMENT "ONE SMALL STEP" REVIEW - ALTERNATIVE ROCK!

MAJOR MOMENT 

one small stEP 

Review by Mike O’Cull, independent music journalist. www.mikeocull.com 

Major Moment is a multicultural and multinational rock band from Boston, Massachusetts with a body and soul-moving sound that recalls the best moments…

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JILL M. STONE "TAUGHT" REVIEW - INDIE SONGWRITER!

JILL M. STONE 

Taught 

Review by Mike O’Cull, independent music journalist. www.mikeocull.com 

Chicago-based poet and songwriter Jill M. Stone has a gift for direct communication. Her songs sound deceptively simple at first but her words…

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THE REMNANTS "LIFT YOU UP" REVIEW - JAMBAND ROCK!

THE REMNANTS 

Lift You Up 

Review by Mike O’Cull, independent music journalist. www.mikeocull.com 

The Remnants is a jam/hippie/Dead-ish band from Connecticut that has been making quite a large impression on the jam band circuit since coming…

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ELLA REID "BIG GIRL PANTS" REVIEW- COUNTRY/POP/GLAM!

ELLA REID 

Big Girl Pants 

Review by Mike O’Cull, independent music journalist. www.mikeocull.com 

Ella Reid is an emerging country singer/songwriter with a strong and individual style. Based in Austin, Texas, Reid has developed a Country/Pop/Glam sound…

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HYBRYDD "HYBRYDD" REVIEW - SMART POP/ROCK!

 

HYBRYDD 

Hybrydd 

Review by Mike O’Cull, independent music journalist. www.mikeocull.com 

Hybrydd is a three-member pop/rock consortium working out of Toronto, ON, Canada. The group has a far-from-typical sound built on strong acoustic guitars…

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