Oh dear it is Friday, and oh woe is me do I need a day off, but before I disappear into a bucket of ale, here is the best of what hit my (the editor of DiS') inbox this week...»
The other week, Spotify added a few limits to their free service, and boy-oh-boy did the internet get uppity and some new research offers some clues as to why there was a cacophony of "naaah mate, I'm off back to P2P and mediafire and proper free shit, innit!"»
BBC 6Music kindly let Drowned in Sound takeover the nations airwaves last night, for a special two hour 6mix(tape) featuring some of DiS founder Sean Adams’ highlights of the past 10 years. »
The full interview will be up later this afternoon but for now here's a quick excerpt with his thoughts on Facebook...»
Ever wanted a piece of Nine Inch Nails? Well, now you can have exactly that, as the Trent Reznor-led industrial rock behemoths are attempting to shift hundreds of items of instruments on the such like on auction website eBay (via Guardian Music).»
Any plans this weekend? No? Hmm. What's that? You'd rather hack your own face off than go to DiS's amazing Field Day after party at The Old Blue Last in London town on Saturday? Oh. Ohhhhhhh. That makes us sad.
Oh what's that? You like the rock? And you »
At the end of each week DiS uses Spotify to make something-like a magazine cover mounted mixtape to accompany this week's content.»
Trent Reznor offers advice to new musicians and DiS gives away tickets so you can catch the final Nine Inch Nails UK headline dates.»
DiS trawls through all the recent music news so you don't have to.»
In a blog post on NiN.com, Trent Reznor has said that "corporate rock STILL sucks" and in "this current climate mostly dominated by poseurs and pussies" it might be a good time to "disappear for a while", as the band reaches the 20 year anniversary of their first release.»
Internet Service Provider Tiscali is doing some research to find out more about the download habits of music fans and they'd like DiS readers to take part. »
Before we compile our super-massive end of year coverage, we want to know what you've loved this year. We kick things off with DiS' returning Editor's favourite albums of 2008. »
Nine Inch Nails man Trent Reznor has uploaded another new album to his website for you to download “one hundred per cent free.”»
A line-up for this year's Lollapalooza leaked last week has been confirmed by organiser Perry Farrell, but he's none too happy with the leaker. He is, however, excited about the prospect of a number of unique onstage collaborations, including the possibility of Radiohead bashing out a tune with one of the other acts on the bill. KanYe West? Foals? Flogging Molly?»
The organisers of Lollapalooza 2008 have sorted themselves some massive headline acts»
Nine Inch Nails man Trent Reznor has so far made $1.6m from his recent, internet-based release Ghosts I - IV»
After many experienced download problems on the launch of new Nine Inch Nails album Ghosts I – IV’s yesterday, it seems the release has proved popular, the $300 ultra-deluxe ltd edition package already selling out»
Trent Reznor has continued to scream in the face of the dying giant that is the music industry with the free* download release of Nine Inch Nails’ new 36-track album Ghosts I – IV»
Trent Reznor's Nine Inch Nails have come to the end of their current deal with Interscope Records, paving the way for them to 'do a Radiohead'.»
Nine Inch Nails' big man Trent Reznor has announced his intention to split up the band.»
Good news for people who like floods – organisers at the Carling Weekend Reading Festival have been forced to close off car parks and camping areas due to yet more of the interfering wet stuff cacking things up for everyone again.»
Trent Reznor - he of Nine Inch Nails, issit - has spoken out about the overpricing of his last album, the DiS-recommended Year Zero...»
Last week’s number one by The Proclaimers slips to number four, while the next new entry is at 14. And who is it? Welcome back, Gareth Gates! We’ve missed you, and your new song doesn’t sound like ‘No Surprises’ at all. No. ‘Changes’ is absolutely its own thing, a fully original comeback single. Yes...»
Popular-around-'ere rapper El-P releases his new LP, I'll Sleep When You're Dead, through Def Jux on 20 March...»
Gloomy industrial muthas (muthas?) Nine Inch Nails - still featuring former Icarus Line guitar mangler Aaron North, pictured - have all but finished their new album...»
Aaron North, formerly of the Icarus Line and now with Nine Inch Nails, is in trouble with a security guard who says the guitarist wounded him “intentionally, violently and without a just cause,” when he allegedly launched a mic stand into a crowd in Wisconsin...»
El-P's forthcoming long-player, I'll Sleep When You're Dead, is to feature guest appearances from members of The Mars Volta and Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor...»
Dillinger Escape Plan have covered Justin Timberlake's 'Like I Love You' in the studio, having played it live a number of times. It's to be released as part of an internet-only EP, out later this month...»
Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor is working with hip-hop poet Saul Williams on the latter's next long-player...»
Hello there. As we ensconse ourselves into the late-Spring joys of May, we're sitting with expectation looking at the charts, waiting to see what summery affairs are available, trying to guess which trance-pop-house-lite anthem will be driving us f**king mental until October.»
Full festival line-up and a few surprises!»
Trent Reznor AKA Nine Inch Nails, has revealed details
of a new record, but confirmed that it will now be released in spring next year.»
Grohl's still slagging himself around and Trent Reznor is bound to be still dressed in black, whilst making another opus...»
Former lead singer of Rage Agsinst The Machine, Zack De La Rocha, is working with Nine Inch Nails driving force Trent Reznor on his new solo album.
The album is being recorded in Trent's New Orleans studio, and despite now being 2 years in the making, there is still no details of a release date.
Chuck Palahniuk, author of DIS favourite Fight Club, has announced that Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor keenly approached him to work on the soundtrack to the film adaptation of his second novel, Survivor. Natch.
Speaking at a recent book signing, Palahniuk shed new»
Prospective US smash film "Tomb Raider," has had it's soundtrack announced.
U2's "Elevation" will be remixed and will be the first single from the soundtrack, which has a US June 5 release, according to Elektra Records. The video for the song, shot earlier this month, has an "evil" U2 kidnaping the Edge. He is th»