Mac Randall is editor-in-chief of Music Alive! and Teaching Music, the magazine of MENC, America's National Association for Music Education. He was formerly the senior editor of Musician and Guitar One magazines. Over 20 years as a journalist and critic, he has written about music of all genres for numerous American and British publications, including Rolling Stone, Mojo, Q, Vanity Fair, Details, and the New York Times. He lives in New York City with his wife, daughter, and cat.