ATN Firsts

  :: Addicted To Noise was the first music site to offer a full range of multimedia content — random-access audio programming, daily music news, video clips of performances, daily album reviews, interviews, and extensive online photo galleries.

:: Addicted To Noise was the first music site to present a distinct attitude and sensibility, reflected in its editorial content and in the dramatic graphics (created by renowned underground poster artist Frank Kozik) built into the interface.

:: Addicted To Noise was the first music site to stream an entire album by a major artist (Neil Young's Broken Arrow) with the approval of the artist and his label.

:: Addicted To Noise featured work by some of the world's leading music critics and journalists, including Dave Marsh, Greil Marcus, Richard Meltzer, Ed Ward, Chris Nelson, Gil Kaufman, Bud Scoppa, Billy Altman, Evelyn McDonnell, Neil Straus, Michael Azzerad, Douglas Wolk, Johnny Walker (Black), Ira Robbins, Chuck Young and many others.

:: Addicted To Noise produced multimedia, in-depth interviews with a who's who of important artists (and a few key authors and directors). Subjects included Sleater-Kinney, Tom Waits, Prodigy, Neil Young, Garbage, Sonic Youth, Radiohead, Patti Smith, Smashing Pumpkins, Green Day, Offspring, Lou Reed, Metallica, Portishead, Oasis, Pearl Jam, Chemical Brothers, Lucinda Williams, Ani DiFranco, Counting Crows, Primus, Cracker, Mike Watt, Sparklehorse, Pearl Jam, the Ramones, R.E.M., Jim Jarmusch, Veruca Salt, William Gibson, Rancid, Neal Stephenson, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against the Machine, Flaming Lips, Phish and many more.

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