February 25, 2013 |
Nine Inch Nails may have sailed off on its "Wave Goodbye" tour just four years ago, but Trent Reznor and Co. are ready to say hello again. The singer-producer announced today in a statement (pasted in full below) that he's re-tooled the core lineup of Nine Inch Nails to include Jane's Addiction bassist Eric Avery, Josh Eustis of Telefon Tel Aviv and, most intriguingly, King Crimson's Adrian Belew, alongside longtime collaborators Alessandro Cortini and Ilan Rubin . As electronics-saturated supergroups with an ear for menace and dystopia go, this lineup seems like a winner for NIN. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Oscars 2013 The statement announced a full arena tour to come this fall and extend into 2014.
November 13, 2012 |
This post has been corrected. See below for details. How to Destroy Angels "An Omen_" EP (Columbia) Three and a half stars One of the prettiest songs of the year, How to Destroy Angels' "Ice Age" was in part crafted by an artist best known for his tense discomfort. Trent Reznor, whose early career was spent in a testosterone swirl of machine-gun rhythms but who over the years developed a way to wallow in a slower, creepier kind of misery, has let in some sunlight.
October 9, 2012 |
Perhaps the creepiest parts of 2010's "The Social Network" and 2011's "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" wasn't the the icy detachment of the fictionalized "Mark Zuckerberg" or David Fincher's twist on Swedish noir, but the tension-wracked scores from Trent Reznor and frequent collaborator Atticus Ross. Now Reznor-philes and die-hard Nine Inch Nails fans have some new music from the artist under the newly typographically intense aegis of ...
December 28, 2011 |
As the lone artistic voice behind Nine Inch Nails, Trent Reznor regularly had the pleasure of answering to no one during NIN's approximately 20-year run of emotionally damaged hard rock. Now in his mid-40s and into his second career as a film composer, Reznor not only is having to learn a new discipline, but adjust to ceding control and holding back his reflex of saying 'no.' Take, for instance, the music that opens David Fincher's "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," which marks the second film score for Reznor and his latter-days NIN producer Atticus Ross.
December 8, 2011 |
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross | "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" Early in the process for scoring "The Social Network," hard rock veterans Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross confessed to feeling out of their element. Sitting recently on his Beverly Hills porch, Reznor recalled, "That wasn't the type of film I thought I knew how to score. It's not the film I would have chosen had I set out to score a film. " Reznor and Ross eventually figured it out, as the digital, atmospheric accompaniment to "The Social Network" won the Oscar for original score.
January 26, 2011 |
Industrial rockers, country songwriting veterans, India's soundtrack guru ? the Oscar nominees in the music categories this year are as eclectic as an iPod on shuffle. Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, nominated for original score for "The Social Network" with collaborator Atticus Ross, might be the best example of the ethos of serendipity and surprise. "This opportunity came completely out of the blue, and it gave me a chance to work with [director] David Fincher, someone at the top of his field," Reznor said.