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: Billboard Adds YouTube Data; RIAA Report Slams Google's Piracy Efforts; Brit Award Winners

Morning Fix: Billboard Adds YouTube Data; RIAA Report Slams Google's Piracy Efforts; Brit Award Winners

In today's Fix: Billboard and Nielsen add YouTube data to charts (and Baauer's "Harlem Shakes" benefits); Emeli Sande, Mumfords, Adele win big at Brit Awards; RIAA says Google still not demoting pirate sites; John O'Connell takes EMI Australia top job; Sony's PS4 gamble; Pandora and mobile advertising's weaknesses; Spotify pushing for free mobile; Kevin Ayers RIP; a lot more.
Morning Fix: Bertlesmann to Buy Out KKR?; WMG's Parlophone Deal With Indies; Jay-Z Signs With Warner/Chappell

Morning Fix: Bertlesmann to Buy Out KKR?; WMG's Parlophone Deal With Indies; Jay-Z Signs With Warner/Chappell

In today's Fix: Warner Music to sell part of its Parlophone assets to indies; Jay-Z and Roc Nation sign publishing deal with Warner/Chappell; BMG reportedly buying out KKR for all of BMG Rights Management; Kelly and Clive dispute their dispute; HTC music-focused smartphone; the end of Rock Band downloads; Brit Awards; Jack White, Record Store Day ambassador; lots more.
Morning Fix: BMG Buys Sanctuary; Lady Gaga's Tour Cancellation Damages; Monetizing 'Harlem Shake'

Morning Fix: BMG Buys Sanctuary; Lady Gaga's Tour Cancellation Damages; Monetizing 'Harlem Shake'

In today's Fix: BMG Rights Mgmt buys Sanctuary Records from UMG; the damages behind Lady Gaga's cancelled "Born This Way Ball" tour; the monetizing of the "Harlem Shake" YouTube craze; WMG's revenues drop; How Target got exclusive Justin Timberlake tracks; SXSW's full-schedule; VEVO raising capital; UMGP's deal with Full Screen & Maker; Tim Dogg RIP; way more;
Morning Fix: Gaga Cancels Tour; Mumfords Set For No. 1; Secrets of Writing Love Songs

Morning Fix: Gaga Cancels Tour; Mumfords Set For No. 1; Secrets of Writing Love Songs

In today's Fix: Lady Gaga cancels tour, will undergo surgery; Mumford & Sons set to Grammy-bounce to No. 1; Pandora exec on love song secrets; Concord's Barros on getting the most Grammy wins; musician's Op-Ed on lowering streaming royalties; UMG Austalasia prez George Ash Q&A; Facebook's buy tix button; Best Buy's Schulze's new takeover tact; Epic apologizes for Weezy; way more.
Morning Fix: Beats Streaming Launch; Clive Davis Book Excerpt; Gaga Postpones 4 Gigs

Morning Fix: Beats Streaming Launch; Clive Davis Book Excerpt; Gaga Postpones 4 Gigs

In today's Fix; Beats Electronics' music streaming launch; Clive Davis' "Soundtrack to My Life" book excerpt; Sony reportedly bidding on EMI's 'Now!' music stake; HMV shutters Ireland stores; Gaga cancels four gigs; Facbook's new focus; Rdio's big our West; Tiesto on Capshaw; Intel moves to living room; Slacker simplifies; Dave Clark's Rick Huxley, RIP; way more.

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