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Less than 90 minutes after I began downloading Apple’s new mobile-phone operating system, the voice of London grime rapper Skepta was yawping in my headphones: “This ain’t a culture/ It’s my religion.” Those lines could almost describe how, for most of the past decade, many devotees have approached the company that Steve Jobs built; the… More »

It’s finally the time of year where there are more movies in theaters than I have time to see, especially in NYC with earlier premieres. That’s not a bad place to be, because a lot of them have been good and a lot of them have used music well. It was only once I’d finished… More »

August is, generally speaking, not such a great month. It’s the dead zone between blockbuster season and Oscar season, and the moment before TV’s fall schedule kicks off. So then, this month my favorite soundtrack moments came from all over — from one glorious blockbuster to end the summer, to good-but-not-amazing movies I happened to… More »

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Death Grips Break Up

Few acts in popular music have the stability of Death Grips, so it's a great shock to see the band have called it quits! Or…
Michael Nelson | July 2, 2014 - 5:38 pm
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Trent Reznor Reportedly Leaves Beats Music

UPDATE: A Beats spokesperson has told Rolling Stone the claims Reznor is leaving are "false."…
James Rettig | June 1, 2014 - 4:28 pm
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Preview Trent Reznor’s Score, Richard Butler’s “She” Cover In The Gone Girl Trailer

The first time Trent Reznor and frequent collaborator Atticus Ross got together to score a David Fincher film, it was The Social Network, and they…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2014 - 2:01 pm
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NIN Parody “This Is A Trent Reznor Song” Gets A Video

Earlier this year, one Freddy Scott recorded and posted an affectionate and near-perfect Nine Inch Nails spoof called "This Is A Trent Reznor Song." He'…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2014 - 2:29 pm
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Nine Inch Nails Parody “This Is A Trent Reznor Song” Is The New “Abracadabralifornia”

Well, OK, the new Trent Reznor parody song "This Is A Trent Reznor Song" isn't as good as "Abracadabralifornia," partly because Trent Reznor would never…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2014 - 12:55 pm
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Vampy Weeks Thought Trent Reznor Was Pissed At Them!!

Vampire Weekend won Best Alternative Music Album for Modern Vampires Of The City at Sunday's Grammys pre-telecast against a field that included Neko Case, the…
Chris DeVille | January 28, 2014 - 1:03 pm
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Trent Reznor Says “FUCK YOU” To Grammys

UPDATE: Grammys Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich has apologized to Reznor in The Hollywood Reporter: I'm sorry he was upset. I was really thrilled…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2014 - 10:30 am
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Trent Reznor Shares Nine Inch Nails’ Seed Eight (Remix 2014 EP), Will Score Gone Girl

Today is launch day for Beats Music, the new streaming music service for which Trent Reznor serves as creative chief. (Read our impressions of the…
Scott Lapatine | January 21, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Trent Reznor, Wayne Coyne Throw Shade At Arcade Fire

In a new guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, Nine Inch Nails leader Trent Reznor has some very nice things to say about David Bowie,…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2013 - 9:13 am
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Beats Music Launching Next Month

News of Trent Reznor's involvement in a streaming service from Beats By Dre -- "a platform in which the machine and the human would collide…
Chris DeVille | December 4, 2013 - 1:56 pm
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How Rock Photographer Andrew Youssef Became Nine Inch Nails’ Most Famous Fan

You can help Andrew and his family pay medical expenses by donating to this account set up by Andrew's brother. Stereogum staff photographer…
Scott Lapatine | November 19, 2013 - 11:12 am
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Trent Reznor Albums From Worst To Best

The first time I heard Nine Inch Nails, I was barely fourteen, hanging, unsupervised, with my friend at the time and his older brother —…
Joseph Schafer | September 16, 2013 - 1:21 pm
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Listen To “Trent Reznor in Conversation With…” And An Unreleased Hesitation Marks Demo

Doing press for an album (or movie, TV show, or book for that matter) can seem to get pretty exhausting for an artist. As Trent…
Miles Bowe | August 30, 2013 - 2:52 pm
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Outside Lands 2013 Saturday: Nine Inch Nails, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Grizzly Bear, & More

Saturday at Outside Lands was a typical second day at festivals. The sets ran smoother, there were less technical problems, and the crowds seemed a…
Miles Bowe | August 11, 2013 - 3:12 pm
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Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks Details

Nine Inch Nails back! Trent Reznor's earthshaking industrial project, which finished up its Wave Goodbye tour in 2009, is roaring back into action with a…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2013 - 10:08 am
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Nine Inch Nails – “Came Back Haunted”

Considering the insane scope of Trent Reznor's influence, it's actually kind of hard to remember precisely the sound that made him famous -- sleazy, aggro,…
Michael Nelson | June 6, 2013 - 8:04 am
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Trent Reznor Promises “Fucking Great” New Nine Inch Nails Album Coming This Year

When Trent launched Project: Retire NIN back in 2009, I watched him get emotional onstage at 2AM on a Bonnaroo night as he realized these…
Amrit Singh | May 29, 2013 - 9:02 am
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How to destroy angels_ – “Keep it together (Nosaj Thing Remix)”

Give Trent Reznor credit for staying on top of things long past the age when stars of his wattage have to keep paying attention. Consider,…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2013 - 10:06 am
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Sound City Players – “Mantra” (Feat. Josh Homme And Trent Reznor)

Both Dave Grohl and Trent Reznor will appear on the new Queens Of The Stone Age album (which at this point rivals "We Are The…
Michael Nelson | March 6, 2013 - 3:56 pm
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Nine Inch Nails To Tour This Year

After a four year pseudo-hiatus, Trent Reznor has announced that Nine Inch Nails are back and will be touring in 2013 and 2014 as a…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 25, 2013 - 10:45 am
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