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Alan Light

ALAN LIGHT has been one of America's leading music journalists for the past twenty years. He was a writer at Rolling Stone , founding music editor and editor-in-chief of Vibe, and editor-in-chief of Spin magazine. He has been a contributor to the New Yorker, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, Elle , and Mother Jones . He is the author of The Skills to Pay the Bills , an oral history of the Beastie Boys, and The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of "Hallelujah" ;...See more