News
Top News

Excerpt: Trent Reznor Geeks Out on His Love of Synths in New Book

Excerpt: Trent Reznor Geeks Out on His Love of Synths in New Book

Trent Reznor’s secret weapon has always been his curiosity about electronic sound. Fuzzy synth beds, harshly grating electro shrieks, and airy atmospheres have comprised an exoskeleton for his vocals and guitar lines since Nine Inch Nails’ Pretty Hate Machine, amplifying the despair, tenderness, and anger of his songs. Those same tonalities have helped him and his writing partner, Atticus Ross, in their score work, defining the emotional moods of scenes in Watchmen, Gone Girl, and The Social Network — the last of which won them an Oscar.

Reznor reflects on

See full article on Rolling Stone