Andy Gensler

Billboard.biz Contributing Editor

Billboard.biz contributing editor Andy Gensler is a writer, editor and enthusiastic dancer who has worked at and written for the New York Times, Rolling Stone and Spin. He co-founded the Mishpucha music collective and the No Dancing Allowed political organization fighting NYC's restrictive cabaret laws. He also edited the Daily Swarm and played guitar in the Homefries, an eclectic folk-metal-country-gypsy-punk band. 

She & Him

She & Him Signs With Columbia Records

She & Him, the indie duo comprised of M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel, have just joined the majors. Columbia Records, the Sony Music subsidiary run by chairman Rob Stringer, has signed the twosome, a rep for the label confirms, marking She & Him's exit from independent label Merge Records. A new album is expected in the fall.
She & Him

She & Him Signs With Columbia Records

She & Him, the indie duo comprised of M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel, have just joined the majors. Columbia Records, the Sony Music subsidiary run by chairman Rob Stringer, has signed the twosome, a rep for the label confirms, marking She & Him's exit from independent label Merge Records. A new album is expected in the fall.
Beats Headphones Banned at World Cup (Which May Be Exactly What They Wanted)

Beats Headphones Banned at World Cup (Which May Be Exactly What They Wanted)

It’s been a surprising week for World Cup fans with reigning champs Spain eliminated, heavily-favored Brazil struggling and the U.S. beating Ghana despite Jozy Altidore’s hamstring injury. But, perhaps more unexpected, is Beats' headphones being hamstrung by FIFA -- or was it the plan all along?

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