Rick Rubin Profiled In The New York Times
September 4, 2007 at 7:06 AM (PT)
THE NEW YORK TIMES ran a in-depth article on RICK RUBIN in SUNDAY's edition. Wrote the TIMES:
...ever since MAY, when he officially became co-head of COLUMBIA RECORDS, RUBIN has been having nearly constant meetings. Beginning in 1984, when he started DEF JAM RECORDINGS, until his more recent occupation as a career-transforming, chart-topping, GRAMMY Award-winning producer for dozens of artists, as diverse as the DIXIE CHICKS, SLAYER, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and NEIL DIAMOND, RUBIN, who is 44, has never gone to an office of any kind. One of his conditions for taking the job at SONY, which owns COLUMBIA, was that he wouldn't be required to have a desk or a phone in any of the corporate outposts. That wasn't a problem: COLUMBIA didn't want RUBIN to punch a clock. It wanted him to save the company. And just maybe the record business.
Columbia didn't want Rubin to punch a clock. It wanted him to save the company. And just maybe the record business
Read the full article here.