Here is a rather lengthy presentation on Trent Reznor and NIN and how they represent the future of music from TechDirt’s Mike Masnick. This case study outlines the experiments and business models being explored by this forward thinking artist.
Also here is a demo of the iPhone App that NIN has planned that Apple rejected today because it streams a song with profanity in it. Really Apple, get a life. This guy is one of the biggest innovators in music today and your process for getting Applications developed and approved for the iPhone need VAST improvement.