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. 

Morning Fix: Justin Timberlake's 800K+ debut; Subscription Music Wars; MSG Selling Fuse?

Morning Fix: Justin Timberlake's 800K+ debut; Subscription Music Wars; MSG Selling Fuse?

In today's Fix: Mr. Timberlake's "20/20" is heading for an 800K+ debut; Jason Herskowitz guest post on the subscription music wars; Q1 track sales drop; Miami Music Week/Ultra hub; Live Nation's Arther Fogel on 'Who The F**k is Arthur Fogel'; Lil Wayne flies up Social 50; MSG unloading Fuse?; BMI Latin Awards; Music Day releases;
Morning Fix: SFX's ID&T Investment; Warner/Chappell & Rhino Merge Synch Units; What Fallon-Leno Shakeup Means For Music Biz

Morning Fix: SFX's ID&T Investment; Warner/Chappell & Rhino Merge Synch Units; What Fallon-Leno Shakeup Means For Music Biz

In Today's Fix: SFX purchases a major stake in ID&T, announces Tomorrowland fest; Warner/Chappell and Rhino merge synch units; what Fallon/Leno shakeup means for music biz; YouTube's one billion monthly users; UMG and Disney's creative pact; IFPI slams EU piracy study; Shazam's Will Mills; Paul McCartney tour; Spotify's social initiative; ACM's Dick Clark tribute; FCC commissioner resigns; more.
Morning Fix: Bon Jovi, Bowie Top Billboard 200; AEG Lands Rolling Stones Tour; Vives, Omar, Ortiz To Play Latin Music Awards

Morning Fix: Bon Jovi, Bowie Top Billboard 200; AEG Lands Rolling Stones Tour; Vives, Omar, Ortiz To Play Latin Music Awards

In today's Fix: Bon Jovi, David Bowie top Billboard 200; AEG gets Rolling Stones 2013 tour from Paul Dainty/Virgin say sources; Carlos Vives, Don Omar, Gerardo Ortiz to play BB Latin Music Awards; Amazon music streaming ramping-up; Pandora's sunny label payment forecast; AEG's growth strategy; Sean Parker, Shawn Fanning Q&A; Michelle Shocked's vanishing tour; way more;
Morning Fix: eMusic Merges With eBook Distributor; Q&A: Justin Timberlake Manager Johnny Wright; UMG UK Launches Virgin EMI Rec.

Morning Fix: eMusic Merges With eBook Distributor; Q&A: Justin Timberlake Manager Johnny Wright; UMG UK Launches Virgin EMI Rec.

In today's Fix: eMusic Merges With eBook distributor K-NFB Reading; UMG UK launches Virgin EMI Records; Justin Timberlake manager Johnny Wright on "20/20"'s secret marketing campaign; Euro piracy study's counter-intuitive claims; WPP funds SFX; Inside Afrojack's deal; the Conan bump; Mack Maine Says Lil Wayne leaves hospital; Eminem touring; Grammys on the Hill; way more.
Couch By Couchwest: An Alternative To SXSW 'Where the Beer Is Cheap and the Only Hipster is You' (Q&A)

Couch By Couchwest: An Alternative To SXSW 'Where the Beer Is Cheap and the Only Hipster is You' (Q&A)

Too broke, ambivalent, couch-potato-y to make it down to this year’s SXSW? Meet Couch by Couchwest, a web-based music festival that for 8 days is filled with free, exclusive music performance videos. We caught up with site co-founder Amy Holdorf who breaks it down for us and points us to some of their best videos.
Morning Fix: Injuries at Ultra; AEG Off The Block, Leiweke Out; Don Omar For Billboard Latin Conference

Morning Fix: Injuries at Ultra; AEG Off The Block, Leiweke Out; Don Omar For Billboard Latin Conference

In today's Fix: Two injured at Ultra by staging accident; AEG off the auction block, CEO Tim Leiweke steps down; Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei named Live Nation Chairman; Don Omar confirmed for Billboard Latin Music Conference; Yahoo Music Tour with Jay-Z; Dave Grohl's SXSW keynote; Samsung's new phone; Quincy Jones 80th b-day video Q&A; Lil Wayne in hospital; way more .

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