Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Nine Inch Nails In Tune With 'Ghosts'

Nine Inch Nails released a brand new album this week.

Ghosts I - IV, the follow-up to 2007's Year Zero, is a 36 track set of instrumental arrangements composed and recorded last fall after the band declared its freedom from At nearly 2 hours, the collection finds Nine Inch Nails exploring sounds previously uncharted by the band.
According to Trent Reznor, via the band's official website:
"I've been considering and wanting to
make this kind of record for years, but by its very nature it wouldn't have made
sense until this point. This collection of music is the result of working from a
very visual perspective - dressing imagined locations and scenarios with sound
and texture; a soundtrack for daydreams. I'm very pleased with the result and
the ability to present it directly to you without interference. I hope you enjoy
the first four volumes of Ghosts."

"This music arrived unexpectedly as the result of an experiment. The
rules were as follows: 10 weeks, no clear agenda, no overthinking, everything
driven by impulse. Whatever happens during that time gets released as...

"The end
result is a wildly varied body of music that we're able to present to the world
in ways the confines of a major record label would never have allowed - from a
100% DRM-free, high-quality download, to the most luxurious physical package
we've ever created. More volumes of Ghosts are likely to appear in the

Right now, you can download Ghosts I for free, or download the whole collection for a mere $5.
Additionally, Ghosts I-IV is now available for pre-order as a double disc set for $10, which includes a free mp3 album download. A deluxe version boxed set is also available for pre-order. You can preview the album first on the NIN website. For detailed purchasing options, head on over to the order page.

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