Welcome To The Machine – Into The Never: Nine Inch Nails and the Creation Of The Downward Spiral – EXCERPT

The Downward Spiral is Nine Inch Nails’ most consistent, unified piece of music and remains one of the most artistically and culturally significant albums of the 1990s, with an influence that reaches well into the present day. The album expressed the mood and the atmosphere of its time—political, social, and personal—but more importantly it continues to resonate with countless fans and new generations of listeners.

NIN – Excerpt – CLOSER

A brief excerpt from my forthcoming book on Nine Inch Nails’ The Downward Spiral – Into The Never [October 2019]  [CLOSER] At once, the most chart-friendly and overtly controversial single from The Downward Spiral, “Closer” is a hymn to the joy of sex, by way of sado-masochistic self-flagellation; while continuing to explore the deepening loathing of the album’sContinue reading “NIN – Excerpt – CLOSER”

Politics of The Asylum – one month to launch!

My novel about the NHS, Politics of The Asylum is released on 8/3/2018. Here is the first chapter of the book for anyone interested in a preview. Creatio ex Nihilo I intensify atoms. With every step, every breath between pause, a rushing haze of red water flicks –to remind me– there’s that ugly taste onContinue reading “Politics of The Asylum – one month to launch!”