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. 

Record Store Day Washington, D.C.: Smash!, Crooked Beat, Red Onion

Record Store Day Washington, D.C.: Smash!, Crooked Beat, Red Onion

18th Street In Washington, D.C.'s Adams Morgan neighborhood on Saturday afternoon saw a conga line of shoppers carrying bagged vinyl under wing. The thoroughfare is the Nation's Capitol's epicenter for Record Store Day celebrations home to three of the city's seven participating independent music retailers.
Spotify's Coachella #WeWereThere Campaign: High Tech and Sweet, Sweet Air Conditioning

Spotify's Coachella #WeWereThere Campaign: High Tech and Sweet, Sweet Air Conditioning

At this year's Coachella, Spotify is giving festival goers a place to chill—literally. This year's air-conditioned Spotify Tent will offer users a break from the desert heat and a place to rest after partaking in the music streaming service's #WeWereThere campaign which allows users to pick-up artists' music playlists and make a digital record of their festival experience.

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