Mike Elizondo

  1. Fiona Apple Banked on Buzz to Build Anticipation for New Release

    June 14, 2012 8:15 PM EDT For her fourth album, "The Idler Wheel . . .," Fiona Apple wasn't willing to let her work be mishandled. Nearly seven years ago, the reclusive singer/songwriter released third album "Extraordinary Machine," a project that ...

  2. Amid Layoffs, Is Warner Bros. Records Abandoning Rock Music?

    September 09, 2011 8:56 PM EDT The goodbye email from Reprise senior vice president of promotion Mike Rittberg said it all. "Before my first job at a record store I had dreamed to work at Warner Bros. Records," he wrote on Sept. 8, the day he and more than a dozen oth ...

  3. Mike Elizondo Joins Warner Bros. as Staff Producer and A&R Exec

    January 10, 2011 12:00 AM EST Mike Elizondo, who has worked with Eminem, Dr. Dre and produced Fiona Apple's 2005 album Extraordinary Machine, has joined Warner Bros. Records as a staff producer and Senior VP of A&R, the Hollywood Reporter has learned. It's the sa ...

  4. Carrie Underwood Rushes New Single After Leak

    September 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT An unfinished version of "Cowboy Casanova," the lead single from Carrie Underwood's third studio album, "Play On," leaked online Wednesday (Sept. 2). The song's premature unveiling prompted Underwood to rush out an of ...

  5. EMI Signs Elizondo To Global Admin Deal

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has struck an exclusive global administration deal with Mike Elizondo which will see the music publisher represent and market the songwriter and producer's new and future songs. "Mike's ability to write for arti ...

  6. Dr. Dre: 'Detox' To Be His Last Album

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dr. Dre is eyeing 2008 for his first album in seven years, "Detox," but says the project will be his last. "I think it's time to move on," he tells the Los Angeles Times, calling rhyming "a young man's game." ...

  7. Fiona Fashions A Different 'Machine'

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New version due Oct. 4. Fiona Apple fans are already familiar with the material that makes up the artist's third Epic album, "Extraordinary Machine," having spread leaked early versions of the tracks across the Internet while waging ...