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11.18.2013 | | Posted at 11:26 AM

Remembering Producer Arif Mardin

By David Luhrssen
  Arif Mardin was never a household name, but music fans scrutinizing album credits knew of him and the stars he worked with knew him well. The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story is a documentary of a remarkable career suffused with pathos. Working with Mardin’s son Joe, filmmaker Doug Biro interviewed the record producer and his associates as the grand old ...
12.19.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Chinese Democracy wasn't the only casualty of a misguided "no iTunes" marketing strategy. After bolstering hard-copy sales of Kid Rock's latest album by pulling it from iTunes, this year Atlantic Records became overzealous and briefly pulled the debut album from its heat-seeking R&B artist Estelle, whose "American Boy" single had serious momentum at the time. Unsurprisingly, the album's sales we...