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Kim Jones

Contributing Copy Editor

Kim Jones has been writing and editing online content for nearly 20 years as a site expert for, an editor for Music Times and a writer/editor for scores of other entertainment sites.

A mom of six, she credits her kids for keeping her young and her genetics for her love of music (her dad was in a popular band in the 1960s).

Kate Harris

Contributing Copy Editor

Kate Harris is a reader, writer, and David Bowie obsessive. She studied journalism at Harlow College, England and is currently studying magazine business and production.

Kate lives in a creative community including a renowned jazz pianist and a blues guitarist, and provides free-of-charge groupie services for their gigs.

She herself is an avid blogger, social media addict and creative writer with a love of sub-editing, falconry, and fish and chips with mushy peas.

Mike Greenblatt

Contributing Writer

Mike Greenblatt has been writing about music for 40 years. As former Editor of the Aquarian Weekly, his ‘70s and ‘80s output can be accessed at the Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Fame annex in Cleveland. His musical schizophrenia resulted in simultaneous 1990s editorships of Metal Maniacs (which he co-founded) and Modern Screen’s Country Music (which he started out of America’s most beloved movie magazine).

He’s written for the Village Voice, downbeat, Creem, Hit Parader, Metal Edge, Goldmine, Stereo Review and dozens of other publications, including a few girly magazines (his Gallery interview with Darryl Strawberry got the baseball player in trouble with the Mets).

His interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Wynton Marsalis, ABBA, Alice Cooper, David Lee Roth, Deep Purple, Dick Clark, Elton John, Waylon Jennings, Peter Allen, Guns N’ Roses, Jerry Lee Lewis, Joe Cocker, Kris Kristofferson, The Kinks, The Allman Brothers, The Mamas & The Papas, The Eagles, Crosby Stills & Nash, Wendy O. Williams and hundreds of other artists have been well documented.

Philip Trapp

Contributing Writer

Philip Trapp is a creative professional who has been involved with music his entire life. A graduate of the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences, he previously performed in rock bands The Solo Project (Rise Records) and The Stereo (Fueled by Ramen Records). At one time, Philip worked in the musical products industry for Fender Musical Instruments Corporation.

In addition to writing for Music Times Network (Classicalite, Music Times, The Classical Arts), he also reports on trending news at Inquisitr and contributes heavy metal music coverage to HM Magazine.

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