"I was listening to that calming, placating music and thought, we need to tap into this. The movie is about the facade of the good neighbor, the good Christian, the good wife. So the notion was to start with music that's attempting to give you a hug." The result is a score composed of lilting, haunting synths interspersed with doleful piano melodies and accentuated by the orchestral arrangements.
The other night at the Las Vegas stop of Nine Inch Nails' current tour, Trent Reznor Facetime'd with and dedicated the song "In This Twilight" to ailing photojournalist Andrew Youssef. The touching video is in the replies. If you haven't heard of this great relationship, check out Consequence of Sound's profile on the two.
Nine Inch Nails will also be releasing a remastered audiophile version of the band's upcoming new album, Hesitation Marks, which will be available as a free download to those who ordered the album through the band's website. In other related news, Trent Reznor told Spin that he "made it [the new album] as well as I could, and it costs 10 bucks, or go fuck yourself.”
I know that what we’re doing flies in the face of the Kickstarter Amanda-Palmer-Start-a-Revolution thing, which is fine for her, but I’m not super-comfortable with the idea of Ziggy Stardust shaking his cup for scraps. I’m not saying offering things for free or pay-what-you-can is wrong. I’m saying my personal feeling is...
Nine Inch Nails new record, Hesitation Marks, will be in stores next week, September 3rd. To prep fans for the release, the band has released a short video teaser of the artwork and packaging while a clip of album opener, "The Eater of Dreams," plays in the background. You can watch it in the replies.
Another new Nine Inch Nails song was played last night on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show. The track is titled "Find My Way" and a radio rip can be heard in the replies. It's off the band's upcoming new album, Hesitation Marks, which hits stores on September 3rd.
Earlier today, Nine Inch Nails premiered a new track titled "Everything" on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show. You can stream a radio rip of the song in the replies. It's off the band's upcoming album, Hesitation Marks, which hits stores on September 3rd.
You can stream a new Nine Inch Nails song titled "Copy of A" in the replies. It's off the band's upcoming new album, Hesitation Marks (in stores September 3rd), and will be available as a free download tomorrow on Amazon.
The track listing for Nine Inch Nails' new album, Hesitation Marks, can be seen below. The album will be released on September 3rd via Columbia Records.
01) The Eater of Dreams
02) Copy of A
03) Came Back Haunted
04) Find My Way
05) All Time Low
09) Various Methods of Escape
11) I Would for You
12) In Two
13) While I'm Still Here
14) Black Noise
Trent Reznor has announced the return of Nine Inch Nails. The band will be touring the world, beginning this summer and continuing through 2014.
Nine Inch Nails are touring this year.
I was working with Adrian Belew on some musical ideas, which led to some discussion on performing, which led to some beard-scratching, which (many steps later) led to the decision to re-think the idea of what Nine Inch Nails could be, and the idea of playing a show. Calls were made to some friends, lots of new ideas were discussed, and a show was booked - which led to another, which somehow led to a lot of shows.
The band is reinventing itself from scratch and will be comprised of Eric Avery, ...
Trent Reznor had a lot to say about the past, and current, state of the music industry in a recent interview. His quotes are always interesting to me, so if you've got some time, I definitely recommend it.
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross' The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo soundtrack is available for pre-order in a variety of formats here, where you can also download a free six-track sampler. Check out Reznor and Karen O's cover of Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" here.