Jack Rabid

Jack Rabid is the founder, editor and publisher of 40-year New York music magazine The Big Takeover, whose writing has appeared in Spin, Interview, AllMusicGuide, eMusic, Trouser Press Record Guide, Creem, Village Voice, Amazon.com, Ice, Rock ‘n’ Roll Globe, Maximum Rock n Roll, Paper, Rockpool, Alternative Press, Musichound, Stereotype, East Village Eye, CD Now, Jam TV, Hit List, Amp, Seconds, Generation, etc. He is also a club/radio DJ, host of “The Big Takeover Show” on realpunkradio.com every Monday (archived at bigtakeover.com) and drummer in early ’80s punks Even Worse, SST-era Leaving Trains, post-punkers Last Burning Embers and dreampop-era (currently revived) group Springhouse. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Mary and their two children, Jim and Caroline.