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Professional music enthusiast, blogger, podcaster, and songwriter Mike O’Cull works with and covers the most compelling artists from around the world. He has reviewed music and musical equipment since the 1990s in print and online, hosts The Sounds of Chicago Podcast (sponsored by, and creates original music that mixes rock, hip hop, funk, and synthwave. He also provides coaching, promotion, and writing services for musicians and other creatives. His writing work has appeared in countless venues over the last twenty years, including,,,,,, and