Loretta Barnard

Musicians shortchanged by streaming sites

Despite the popularity of streaming apps, the reality is that those who created the music see very little of the money.

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Loretta Barnard

Loretta Barnard is a freelance writer and editor who, in a long career, has done almost everything possible in the book publishing industry. These days she actively pursues her love of music, literature and theatre, and is something of a wannabe roving ambassador for the creative and performing arts.

They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us: Hanif Abdurraqib’s on point social commentary of a fractured, hopeful America

America is a country fast reaching divisive apathy, however, Hanif Abdurraqib points to another way to heal, as they have before, through the power of music.

The three disputed sources of the electric guitar

We know who can play it, but who was the first person to add electricty to the garden variety guitar?

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