Jim Farber wrote his first piece for Rolling Stone when he was 17 years old and he has been writing about music ever since. For 25 years, he served as Chief Music Critic of the New York Daily News. Since leaving in the fall of 2015, he has written for The New York Times,The Guardian,Time Magazine, Yahoo! Music, Mojo and many other publications. He was a contributor to The Rolling Stone Book of the ’70s, and the Rolling Stone Rock Encyclopedia. Farber is a two time winner of the Deems Taylor-ASCAP Music Award. He is based in New York City.