Never one to follow the traditional paths of the recording industry, today the Nine Inch Nails have made their latest album, "Slip," available as a free download from their Website. This comes on the heels of the free release of their single, "Echoplex," on Facebook's iLike a few days earlier. This is not the band's first foray into digital distribution, as their previous release, "Ghosts I-IV," was made available as a $5 download (among other options) this last March.
"as a thank you to our fans for your continued support, we are giving away the new nine inch nails album one hundred percent free, exclusively via nin.com.
the music is available in a variety of formats including high-quality MP3, FLAC or M4A lossless at CD quality and even higher-than-CD quality 24/96 WAVE. your link will include all options - all free. all downloads include a PDF with artwork and credits.
for those of you interested in physical products, fear not. we plan to make a version of this release available on CD and vinyl in july. details coming soon."
Once you provide your e-mail address, an e-mail is sent to you with download instructions. Due to high popularity, it might take some time for the e-mail to be sent. The album consists of 10 audio tracks and is 43:45 long.
"we encourage you to
share it with your friends,
post it on your blog,
play it on your podcast,
give it to strangers,