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Nine Inch Nails [NIИ OT] Thread Like A Hole

zerosum

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Oct 27, 2017
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Ok...

This Rhythm Is Infected and Feel Like Being Dead Again are legitimately awesome.
 

AcridMeat

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Oct 26, 2017
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Holy shit Slide to the Dark Side combining big come down and burn, that is GUD SHET
 

lacer

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Oct 25, 2017
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Trent Reznor has a writing credit on a charting single featuring Billy Ray Cyrus. i can't imagine what a nightmare that sentence would be to process in 1994
 

31GhostsIV

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Oct 26, 2017
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I watched the Black Mirror episode, quite enjoyed it. They really push the Head Like A Hole pastiche though, so prepare to get a bit sick of hearing it. Right Where It Belongs is in there too.

I've never paid any attention to Miley Cyrus, but I appreciate her a lot more as if this episode is anything to go by she has a mouth like a sewer.
 

Carnby

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Oct 25, 2017
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I've been debating buying Deviations 1. I'm not a fan of NIN anymore, and the album isn't cheap, but I have a soft spot for The Fragile.

So to anyone who has heard it, is it worth buying?
 

Daeda

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Oct 27, 2017
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I've been debating buying Deviations 1. I'm not a fan of NIN anymore, and the album isn't cheap, but I have a soft spot for The Fragile.

So to anyone who has heard it, is it worth buying?
I thought it was rather dull tbh. The majority is just instrumentals of known tracks, and the others were mostly repurposed into ather songs somehow. Though I admit I only listened to it once.
 

Carnby

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Oct 25, 2017
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I loved it, the Fragile is my favorite of his work so hearing it as pure instrumental was transformative.
I thought it was rather dull tbh. The majority is just instrumentals of known tracks, and the others were mostly repurposed into ather songs somehow. Though I admit I only listened to it once.
Do the instrumental versions of known songs sound any different, even the slightest? Do the new tracks sound like full fledged songs?
 

Carnby

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The new tracks are new enough (to me) but they also transition well into the old ones. Uhhhh...The instrumentals of the old songs are the same iirc.
Interesting. Thanks for your input.

I'll always like The Fragile era NIN, which is why I'm so interested. And I'm hesitant to buy the album because of the price, but I don't want to miss out on it and have eBay prices become my only option.

BTW what's the best place to buy NIN albums in flac format without restrictions to how I listen to the music?
 

31GhostsIV

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Oct 26, 2017
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Interesting. Thanks for your input.

I'll always like The Fragile era NIN, which is why I'm so interested. And I'm hesitant to buy the album because of the price, but I don't want to miss out on it and have eBay prices become my only option.

BTW what's the best place to buy NIN albums in flac format without restrictions to how I listen to the music?
Deviations is vinyl only, to get a download link you have to buy the lp.
 

99humanity

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Oct 25, 2017
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The new tracks are new enough (to me) but they also transition well into the old ones. Uhhhh...The instrumentals of the old songs are the same iirc.
Interesting. Thanks for your input.

I'll always like The Fragile era NIN, which is why I'm so interested. And I'm hesitant to buy the album because of the price, but I don't want to miss out on it and have eBay prices become my only option.

BTW what's the best place to buy NIN albums in flac format without restrictions to how I listen to the music?
They aren't exactly straight up instrumental versions of the album tracks. Somewhat Damaged for example has a totally new outro. Pilgrimage is mixed differently, I prefer the end of the Deviations version.

It's worth listening to for sure. However I was pretty dissapointed with the vinyl release for the price. I can't speak for the sound quality of the vinyl itself which is supposed to be very good, but it has basic gate fold packaging, and no art book.
 
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Whiterose

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Oct 26, 2017
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New York
Do the instrumental versions of known songs sound any different, even the slightest? Do the new tracks sound like full fledged songs?
Some instrumentals have small variations. I fucking love how "Somewhat Damaged" starts in this version. Super powerful and full of raw emotions even without vocals.

You can hear it online, no? Hear the entire album on Spotify or Apple Music or other services, and decide if you want to own it. It's honestly only worth the purchase of you've been building a Halo/Deviations/Seed catalog collections. I unfortunately own it all, so I had to get this bad boy.
 

99humanity

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Oct 25, 2017
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Some instrumentals have small variations. I fucking love how "Somewhat Damaged" starts in this version. Super powerful and full of raw emotions even without vocals.

You can hear it online, no? Hear the entire album on Spotify or Apple Music or other services, and decide if you want to own it. It's honestly only worth the purchase of you've been building a Halo/Deviations/Seed catalog collections. I unfortunately own it all, so I had to get this bad boy.
It's not on spotify and the apple music release is ever so slightly different than the download from nin.com...classic nin stuff lol
 

31GhostsIV

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Oct 26, 2017
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The title 'Deviations 1' suggests more in the future, but I could only see maybe Year Zero working in that format? I got my copy for half price in Rough Trade, yet to be honest I wish I just bought the vinyl version of The Fragile instead.
 

PROh1bited

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Oct 25, 2017
1,754
Toronto
The title 'Deviations 1' suggests more in the future, but I could only see maybe Year Zero working in that format? I got my copy for half price in Rough Trade, yet to be honest I wish I just bought the vinyl version of The Fragile instead.
With Teeth might be a good candidate?

Maybe we can also get an official release of Non Entity and Not So Pretty Now.
 

Carnby

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Oct 25, 2017
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I finally listened to my copy of The Fragile (DE) and I'm very disappointed. The left side is still good, but for a DE the right side was botched. My main two gripes is the version of Ripe that was used. It's not as good as Rip (with decay.) I'm also annoyed The Mark Has Been Made doesn't seemlessly flow into Ten Miles High. I expected more from a definitive edition.