Monday, May 05, 2008

Download freely: 10 tracks from the slip, by Trent Reznor, available at

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Originally uploaded by 1KL
Nine Inch Nails founder Trent Reznor released a 10-track, 43-minute studio recording, “The Slip,” through his Web site,, on Monday. It was made available for immediate download in four digital configurations, each of them free, says Chicago Trib music writer Greg Kot.

“Thank you for your continued and loyal support over the years - this one's on me,” Reznor wrote on the Web site shortly after midnight as he made the music available. He encouraged downloaders to share and remix tracks.

A CD and vinyl version of the album will be made available in July.

“The Slip” represents the fifth set of new material Reznor has released this year. In March, he released a four-volume set of instrumental music, “Ghosts I-IV,” through his Web site, at five different prices, including a free download of some of the tracks. After a week, he reported more than 700,000 orders and downloads, and revenue of $1.6 million. - the slip

Says Peter Kirn at, "NIN has used a Creative Commons attribution / non-commercial / share alike license, so you can remix their track for non-commercial purposes, free."

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