UNION FIVE "UNION FIVE" REVIEW - FUNKY INSTRO JAZZ!

UNION FIVE 

Union Five 

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

Anyone into funky instrumental jazz with a touch of smooth needs to discover Union Five. Union Five is a group of working pro musicians…

ROBOT RAVEN “SET TO SOAR” REVIEW - TOP SHELF SONGWRITERS!

ROBOT RAVEN 
Set to Soar 

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

Robot Raven is the name of a studio band/recording entity made up of only two talented performers, John Rigg and Edmond Bruneau. Rigg is…

JENNIFER MAIDMAN “DREAMLAND” REVIEW - MUSIC AND A MOVIE!

JENNIFER MAIDMAN 
Dreamland 

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

British multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter Jennifer Maidman has been making music at the highest levels since the mid 1970s. She has worked…

HENRY METAL “DEADLIFT COWBOY” REVIEW - SHRED SONGWRITER!

HENRY METAL 
Deadlift Cowboy 

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

Where does one begin with Henry Metal? The Los Angeles-based shred guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer displays one of the more individualistic musical styles you…

SMALL TOWN JUNKIES - “STJ MIXTAPE” REVIEW - ALTERNATIVE ROCK!


SMALL TOWN JUNKIES  
STJ Mixtape 

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

Small Town Junkies is really Ohio-based singer/songwriter David Stump. Stump creates the material and then records it with the assistance of various side players…

SWEET BLOOD “INITIATION” REVIEW - AMERICAN HARD ROCK!

SWEET BLOOD 
Initiation  
(Araya Records) 

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

Looking to get your ass kicked? Well, Sweet Blood is here all the way from South Florida to do exactly that. Together since 2014…

DOC VENTURA “BOX OF KENOSIS” REVIEW - LATE NIGHT BLUES!

DOC VENTURA 
Box of Kenosis 


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


Doc Ventura is an acoustic guitarist from Los Angeles who mixes various American roots music 
styles like blues, jazz, trailer park bop, and down…

LES ROBOT “THE SEMI-HOLLOW” REVIEW - CINEMATIC SHRED GUITAR!

LES ROBOT 
The Semi-Hollow 
Review by Mike O’Cull, independent music journalist. www.mikeocull.com 

Les Robot is a lot to take in. Sure, he's an award-winning rock guitarist (2006 North American Rock Guitar Competition winner), but is about as far…

ELAINE NOLAN “EMERGENCE” REVIEW - CELTIC CLASSICAL!

ELAINE NOLAN 
Emergence 

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

Musician, composer, author, and all-around overachiever Elaine Nolan just might be Ireland’s best kept secret. She is a skilled pianist and cellist, a compelling modern composer…