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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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Indie Rockers Before They Were Famous

After watching the recently unearthed footage of Arcade Fire playing a house party in 2002 and a 17-year-old Robin Pecknold covering Radiohead and Simon &am…
Scott Lapatine | April 21, 2011 - 4:01 pm
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Trent Reznor On Nine Inch Nails’ Return

Trent Reznor seems to be back at the office after a crazy and celebratory week. He visited the Nine Inch Nails forum to update fa…
jessica | March 7, 2011 - 4:43 pm
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Watch Trent Reznor’s Oscar Acceptance Speech

He won the Golden Globe, and now Trent Reznor -- along with co-writer Atticus Ross -- have an Oscar for their mood-setting Social Network score.
jessica | February 28, 2011 - 9:57 am
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Trent Reznor Wins Golden Globe

Trent Reznor was surprised when he was nominated for the Best Original Score Golden Globe, so he was even more surprised that he and co-writer…
jessica | January 17, 2011 - 9:58 am
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Trent Reznor Nominated For Golden Globe

Reznor's much-loved score for The Social Network has earned him a Golden Globe nomination. He's up against A. R. Rahman, Alexander Desplot, Danny Elfman, and…
jessica | December 14, 2010 - 4:40 pm
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Download Trent Reznor’s Social Network Score

We mentioned Trent Reznor's score to the much-anticipated The Social Network, and you've seen the Kanye West and Radiohead soundtracked trailers. Now you can pre-order…
jessica | September 17, 2010 - 12:35 pm
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Radiohead Soundtrack Social Network Trailer

Well, Scala & Kolacny Brothers’ cover of “Creep” to be precise. It works extraordinarily well in this preview of the David Fincher-directed, Aaron Sorkin-adapted, surprisingly…
Scott Lapatine | July 15, 2010 - 3:01 pm

Courtney Love May Redeem Behind The Music

If you've caught the revamped Behind The Music series, you know Lil Wayne's episode was a quote factory. The clip below of quotables from Courtney…
jessica | June 17, 2010 - 11:35 am
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Download How To Destroy Angels EP For Free

As we mentioned, starting today you can download a free 320 kbps version of How To Destroy Angels' debut self-titled EP with the below widget.
jessica | June 1, 2010 - 1:34 pm
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How To Destroy Angels – “The Believers” & EP Information

If you're not that into the frequently photographed Mariqueen Maandig's singing, "The Believers" just might be the How To Destroy Angels track for you. At…
brandon | May 27, 2010 - 2:05 pm

Nine Inch Nails – “Theme For Tetsuo: The Bullet Man”

Trent Reznor is a man of his word: A year after promising the filmmakers behind Tetsuo: The Bullet Man an original song for their film,…
jessica | May 25, 2010 - 2:19 pm
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How To Destroy Angels – “The Space In Between” Video

"A Drowning" was the first taste from How To Destroy Angels, Trent Reznor's new project with his new wife Mariqueen Maandig, but "The Space I…
jessica | May 17, 2010 - 11:15 am
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How To Destroy Angels – “A Drowning”

We were introduced to Trent Reznor and wife Mariqueen Maandig’s How To Destroy Angels via the birth of a website and a 40-second clip of…
brandon | May 4, 2010 - 1:50 pm
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Meet How To Destroy Angels, Trent & Mariqueen’s New Band

Last year Trent Reznor handled his midlife crisis the way most any rational adult would: He quit Web 2.0, dissolved his iconic musical project, got…
Amrit Singh | April 28, 2010 - 9:40 am
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The 14 Best Band Beefs Of 2009

Maybe it was these tough economic times -- the sinking music industry, everyone downloading shit for free, rising unemployment. Or perhaps folks just are getting…
brandon | December 18, 2009 - 6:58 pm
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Pearl Jam, R.E.M., NIN Seek Guantanamo Torture Playlist

They’ve enlisted the NSA to uncover records detailing how loud music is used as an interrogation tactic. Previously unearthed documents suggest NIN, Drowning Pool (they’re…
Scott Lapatine | October 23, 2009 - 5:20 pm
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Trent Reznor Donates Reworked NIN Song, Voiceover To Fringe Promo

Now that Nine Inch Nails are done touring, Trent has time for exciting new projects. Like a commercial for the ridiculous pseudo-science drama Fringe? Apparently…
Scott Lapatine | October 22, 2009 - 3:24 pm
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Trent Reznor Gets Married

The NIN frontman wed former West Indian Girl singer Mariqueen Maandig Saturday. Guitarist Danny Lohner broke the news on Twitter (“Goths the world over will…
Scott Lapatine | October 19, 2009 - 4:00 pm
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Trent Reznor Still Mouthing Off About Chris Cornell

Nine Inch Nails waved goodbye to New York this week with gigs at Bowery, Webster (featuring The Downward Spiral in its entirety), and Terminal 5…
Scott Lapatine | August 27, 2009 - 1:36 pm
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Trent Reznor Previews Tour, Disses Prince In Fan Q&A

A few weeks ago, Trent sat for a crowdsourced interview with Digg's Kevin Rose. It looked like a success, but (surprise) NIN fanboys weren't satisfied…
Scott Lapatine | May 6, 2009 - 5:32 pm
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