Sunday, October 11 2009
The overlapping narratives of Nine Inch Nails within the control of the recording industry and Western culture moving through the Information Age combine in the band’s music as a sonic collage questioning the role of man in the machine.
Wednesday, January 21 2009
From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.
Tuesday, April 17 2007
Trent Reznor is becoming a very narrowly defined auteur. His entire output could play like one long album, and Year Zero is no exception.
Sunday, January 15 2012
The Color Spectrum runs the music spectrum gamut from hardcore rock to post-rock and everything in between. It’s a true tour de force -- and one of the best albums of 2011.
Wednesday, September 30 2009
Trent Reznor has been on the ol' Debbie Downer kick for 20 years, always singing about things dying and ending and breaking, and it's probably time to close up shop.
Sunday, September 14 2008
A slew of low-level music-to-sleep-to cuts amid several high-powered and impeccably well-performed songs meant that Trent Reznor, the audience, and the set often morphed into inanimate tedium.
Monday, May 12 2008
One more in the coffin of the record industry. Seven more to go?
Thursday, May 8 2008
Unlike the "release everything we came up with" aesthetic of Ghosts I-IV, The Slip actually sounds like an album.
Wednesday, November 27 2013
Photographer Sean Issofresh was on hand for us at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans to capture some of the fest's greatest moments.
Sunday, November 25 2012
Last week we ran a List This feature devoted to Nine Inch Nails. Today, we present the playlist for easy listening, if NIN can ever be called that.
Tuesday, November 20 2012
Fans should reasonably expect very little, if any, new Nine Inch Nails output in the near or distant future. Which means now is as good a time as any to get a little retrospective when it comes to trying to figure out Trent Reznor's best work within the NIN framework.
Tuesday, November 13 2012
Nine Inch Nails' The Downward Spiral is one of the most grueling albums of the '90s and represents a creative high and personal low that Trent Reznor has never matched. In Manic Street Preachers' The Holy Bible, however, the album has a dark twin which matches its irresistible horror blow for blow.
Wednesday, September 29 2010
Trent Reznor, of Nine Inch Nails and How to Destroy Angels, plans to develop a dystopic, science fiction television series based on Nine Inch Nails'
Tuesday, January 3 2012
LOS ANGELES — As the lone artistic voice behind Nine Inch Nails, Trent Reznor regularly had the pleasure of answering to no one during NIN’s
Monday, March 17 2008
In chaos, there is opportunity. And yes, cynics, that even applies to the free-fallin'-sales chaos of today's music industry. Just ask Trent Reznor. The Nine