Rick Rubin and the Future of the Record Industry


The New York Times has an interesting article about Rick Rubin and Columbia Records (Sony). The traditional record industry is in trouble and Rubin is attempting to get his bit back on track. His approach is revolutionary: It's All About The Art. It's interesting from a personal interview aspect, as well as the larger music industry issues that abound in the digital age. Rubin's honesty about the state of music and his task at Columbia is worth the 10 pages of text