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Out of nowhere Trent decided to release a 36 track 100% instrumental album FOR FREE!

http://ghosts.nin.com/

Nine Inch Nails presents Ghosts I - IV, a brand new 36 track instrumental collection available right now. Almost two hours of new music composed and recorded over an intense ten week period last fall, Ghosts I - IV sprawls Nine Inch Nails across a variety of new terrain.

Trent Reznor explains, "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... something.

The team: Atticus Ross, Alan Moulder and myself with some help from Alessandro Cortini, Adrian Belew and Brian Viglione. Rob Sheridan collaborated with Artist in Residence (A+R) to create the accompanying visual and physical aesthetic.

We began improvising and let the music decide the direction. Eyes were closed, hands played instruments and it began. Within a matter of days it became clear we were on to something, and a lot of material began appearing. What we thought could be a five song EP became much more. I invited some friends over to join in and we all enjoyed the process of collaborating on this.

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 future.

- Trent Reznor, March 2, 2008
NIN is my all-time favorite band and this is just crazy they are doing this. I just found out and I'm still trying to figure it all out. This is one of the coolest things any band has ever done.
 

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Looks like there are various ways to get ahold of the music...As far as I can tell, if you take the free option you'll only get the first 9 tracks. If you pay $5 you can download all of them. Or you can pre-order the cd's.

36 tracks for $5 is plenty worth it to me.
 

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There is a uber deluxe special edition that I'm seriously contemplating buying. It is spendy, but very, very cool. http://www.ainr.com/

I just listened to the first 9 tracks. Nothing short of amazing.
 
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