Jacob Ganz

Jacob Ganz appears in the following:

First Watch: Phosphorescent, 'Song For Zula'

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The brand new video for Phosphorescent's "Song For Zula," from the band's sixth album, Muchacho, forgoes a literal illustration of song's heartbroken story for something more allegorical. In a single slow-motion tracking shot, the camera approaches a distant figure dressed in rags, bashing at chains that hold her ...


How One Band Turned A Ghost Town Into A Giant Recording Studio

Monday, March 04, 2013

In August of 2011, the three members of the Danish band Efterklang, dressed in survival suits, loaded a small recording studio worth of equipment onto an open boat docked on the island of Spitsbergen. Soaked by rain and rough seas, the boat pushed off into the fjord that ...


Taking Stock Of The MP3 At Midlife

Thursday, October 11, 2012

How the tiny digital file took down the mighty CD and came to dominate the music industry.


There's No Such Thing As A Sold Out Concert (Even For Justin Bieber)

Monday, June 04, 2012

Or: Why Justin Bieber didn't really sell 40,000 tickets in 30 seconds.


Are 140-Character Reviews The Future Of Music Criticism?

Friday, January 13, 2012

This week, alternative rock's bible, SPIN magazine, announced that it would eliminate the standard short album review from the magazine. In 2012 the magazine's writers will assess 1,5...


The Year in Music News Stories

Monday, December 20, 2010

2010 brought the rise of the indie band and Taylor Swift, Kanye West’s Twitter account, and an avalanche of reunion tours. Jacob Ganz of the NPR Music blog The Record reviews the year's top music news stories.