Trent Reznor expands on his internet prowess, calls upon UGC for Ghosts music videos

Digital Music, Online TV, Web 2.0

Not a week after releasing his album Ghosts I-IV for free download, Trent Reznor is at it again, giving fans the opportunity to create music videos for the album’s 36 songs.

Via a video on YouTube, Reznor has asked his fans to create videos for the instrumental songs, which will be uploaded to YouTube, and featured in a take-over similar to last week’s Sigur Ros day. Reznor explained “to expand the idea of the “Ghosts” project, we’re inviting anyone and everyone to create visuals to accompany the album’s music. In a few months, we’ll be gathering the entries we feel are particularly exceptional and highlighting them. There are no rules to this – be as creative as you like. Create a music video, or a short film, or something completely abstract. Use only one track from the album, or use multiple tracks. Only one caveat: Incorporating copyrighted materials (clips from movies, music by other artists, etc) into your video might limit our ability to feature it in the future.”

There’s a specific Ghosts group over at YouTube where you can submit your entries, so quit reading this, and hop to it.

YouTube’s Ghosts group (via Wired’s Listening Post)

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