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  • Surferrosa 14 Feb 2005 10:32:26 466 posts
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    I'm looking to buy a CD of theirs/his. Should I start at the beginning and work my way up or is there a particularly good album in the discography that I should look into first? Would Fragile be a good place to start for instance?
    Any recommendations would be appreciated.
  • Madder-Max 14 Feb 2005 10:33:52 11,689 posts
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    Fragile, Fragile, Fragile...s'all y'need... (left CD is the best one IMO).

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  • lost_soul 14 Feb 2005 10:35:20 9,369 posts
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    Hmm, I've never really rated The Fragile, guess I never had the time to give it a chance.

    Pretty Hate Machine and Broken are my favourites.
  • Angel_Treats 14 Feb 2005 10:38:02 11,072 posts
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    I'm probably going to have to re-buy all my NIN cds. I have them all ripped onto the Mac at home, but lent out the CDs and have no idea where they are now. Possibly in Lanzarote with my friend who lives there... anyway I had them all on my Zen but it's now stolen and I won't be back in Ireland for ages and am still having problems shipping the Mac over here.

    *sigh*

    /watches credit card bill climb even higher

    Downward Spiral is good too.

    Was there ever a Best Of type cd?
  • Angel_Treats 14 Feb 2005 10:42:56 11,072 posts
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    Aye, I've learnt that now... I don't lend stuff anymore. Well I do, but to only a very few people that I trust implicitly.
  • lost_soul 14 Feb 2005 10:44:05 9,369 posts
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    Angel_Treats wrote:
    Downward Spiral is good too.
    That was the soundtrack to my second year at uni. Great, great album, a bit too long though.
  • warlockuk 14 Feb 2005 10:46:01 19,223 posts
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    Pretty Hate Machine gives you a good backing on what he started with... And the Downward Spiral's pretty good, too.

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  • GrayFox 14 Feb 2005 12:38:47 1,698 posts
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    All that Could Have Been Live 2CD is wonderfull also IMHO.
  • BravoGolf Moderator 14 Feb 2005 12:56:24 12,753 posts
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    Wow, it's been years since I've listened to the Trent! The Downward Spiral is excellent :)
  • BlackJedi 14 Feb 2005 13:13:22 387 posts
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    I still have an enormous soft spot for "Broken", as it was the first NIN I ever heard. In fact I think it might have been the first CD my girlfriend ever bought. (Certainly in the first three or four, anyway.)

    (Note for youngsters - prior to that time we bought music on "vinyl", an archaic form of analogue music storage.)
  • silentbob 14 Feb 2005 13:34:40 29,029 posts
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    Ooh, don't get many NiN threads around here.

    For starters I would have a listen to Pretty Hate Machine, and move onto Broken (checkout the secret tracks - skip through all the tracks - they are well worth listening to).

    Ignore Fixed for the time being (not that great IMO) and then start on Downward Spiral. Stick with Downward Spiral for some time (as it can be very difficult to listen to) as it is a work of genius. Then as an aftertaste, get Further Down the Spiral with some brilliant remixes.

    Finally move onto his (IMO) best work Fragile.

    Rinse and repeat until bored. In my case the latter has not yet hapenned. :)

    To conclude, await his new 'With Teeth' albmu which should be out in March.

    Edited by silentbob at 13:35:20 14-02-2005

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  • Nemesis 14 Feb 2005 13:40:43 18,752 posts
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    /never gets bored of NiN

    Pretty Hate Machine is the start, and it's probably worth a listen. I played it to death as the backtrack to Quake, so it doesn't get much of a listen these days.

    Fragile. Downward Spiral. Also the Live album is definately worth a listen...or go get the DVD.

    Every CD is a classic, whether it's the doubler Fragile, or little snippets of fun like Fixed, Broken, Closer to God and so forth.

    Most of it's available on iTunes, it can be a bugger tracking down the EPs.

    Vinyl. It's not so bad once you get past the taste.
  • Dick-Laurent 14 Feb 2005 13:58:32 211 posts
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    ..and this is coming soon. woh.
  • Surferrosa 14 Feb 2005 14:12:54 466 posts
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    Dick Laurent wrote:
    ..and this is coming soon. woh.

    Yep, that there's what put me on to thinking about buying a CD of theirs/his in the first place - it reminded me that NIN was on my mental 'must get me some of that at some point' list. So thank yoop! Care to recommend me a CD then? :)
  • Dick-Laurent 14 Feb 2005 14:31:55 211 posts
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    definitely thefragile. :)
  • lost_soul 20 Dec 2006 15:22:41 9,369 posts
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    I was just reading the NIN entry on wiki, and found out there's a new (not remix) album due around April '07. Apparently, Reznor finished recording it a week ago.

    \o/

    I'm a bit surprised though; With Teeth only came out a couple of years ago and there's usually a half decade wait between albums.
  • ecu 20 Dec 2006 15:29:08 77,336 posts
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    I just feel like saying that 'Still' is massively underrated.

    Yep.
  • jellyhead 20 Dec 2006 15:29:23 24,350 posts
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    +1 What SilentBob said.

    Ringfinger and Something i can never have are just classic tracks in my mind. fudging love 'em!
    The original Hurt is so good it makes me cry when i hear the Johnny Cash version. I think Cash murdered that song, murdered it. :(

    The Fragile is an astounding album, some weak tracks but some real gems.

    Watch his videos too, they're usually insane. :)

    This thread has cheered me up massively, Have a Very Merry NiN Christmas everybody!

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  • Murbs 20 Dec 2006 15:30:35 22,591 posts
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    jellyhead wrote:
    This thread has cheered me up massively, Have a Very Merry NiN Christmas everybody!

    You do realise most of it is over a year old? :-)

    edit: practically 2 years old ;-)

    Edited by Murbal at 15:31:09 20-12-2006
  • ecu 20 Dec 2006 15:31:20 77,336 posts
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    jellyhead wrote:
    The original Hurt is so good it makes me cry when i hear the Johnny Cash version. I think Cash murdered that song, murdered it. :(

    90% of people think Cash wrote it. :p

    The performance of Hurt when I saw NIN last was the highlight of the show.
  • jellyhead 20 Dec 2006 15:37:53 24,350 posts
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    Murbal wrote:
    jellyhead wrote:
    This thread has cheered me up massively, Have a Very Merry NiN Christmas everybody!
    You do realise most of it is over a year old? :-)
    edit: practically 2 years old ;-)
    I do now but i was so excited to see a nin thread on the front page i just had to participate.
    2 years old eh? Just goes to show how timeless NiN are. :)

    Happy NiN Year everybody! ;)

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  • NewYork 20 Dec 2006 15:44:32 24,835 posts
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    Awfully girly music - what a waste of such a macho band name.
  • zErOb_cOOl 20 Dec 2006 15:46:07 3,237 posts
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    Hyoushi wrote:
    That's what you get for lending out CD's, Angel... It's the biggest no-no in history! :(
    Lol, I remember my mate lent me an Aphex Twin album, I noticed a slight crack on the inside plastic bit of the cd, but thought nothing of it, as it could just as easily have been a scratch, put it in my PC's DVD drive, and it exploded, killing my drive! Not really my fault, my mate was angry though, as it took him ages to find apparently. I offered to buy him another copy but he wasn't bothered, cos I think he knew it wasn't my fault.

    Who's to blame in this situation though? Him (or someone else) for cracking the CD in the first place and giving it to me, and then killing my DVD drive? Me, for noticing a potential crack in the CD and putting it in a high speed PC drive? (something that didn't cross my mind at the time, and only used my DVD drive as my stereo's CD player was playing up.)

    Anyway, yes, lending things to people is wank, especially me, lol! My housemate has taken numerous DVDs of mine to his girlfriends and never brought them back, which is pretty shit, seeing as I've reminded him. I've also leant numerous other DVDs to friends for them yet to be returned.

    Edited by zErOb_cOOl at 15:49:30 20-12-2006
  • silentbob 20 Dec 2006 15:58:23 29,029 posts
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    NewYork wrote:
    Awfully girly music - what a waste of such a macho band name.
    You're absolutely right. I hear the new My Little Pony adverts use a version of Ruiner as it's soundtrack. ;)

    Edited by silentbob at 15:58:35 20-12-2006

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  • NewYork 20 Dec 2006 16:00:37 24,835 posts
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    silentbob wrote:
    NewYork wrote:
    Awfully girly music - what a waste of such a macho band name.
    You're absolutely right. I hear the new My Little Pony adverts use a version of Ruiner as it's soundtrack. ;)
    Okay, it's not glittery pop music, but the singing's about as pansy as you can get in rock music.

    This is just judging by the live CD. Maybe they butch him up in the studio.
  • silentbob 20 Dec 2006 16:01:51 29,029 posts
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    NewYork wrote:
    silentbob wrote:
    NewYork wrote:
    Awfully girly music - what a waste of such a macho band name.
    You're absolutely right. I hear the new My Little Pony adverts use a version of Ruiner as it's soundtrack. ;)
    Okay, it's not glittery pop music, but the singing's about as pansy as you can get in rock music.

    This is just judging by the live CD. Maybe they butch him up in the studio.
    Oh, you were being serious? In that case .. LOL!

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  • Hunam85 20 Dec 2006 16:01:58 4,114 posts
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    I personally dont think much of PHM, id say start at broken and and then hit TDS the WT, then go for The Fragile, as its utterly perfect in an insane way
  • nickthegun 20 Dec 2006 16:03:55 61,348 posts
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    I would start at the beginning. PHM is a great album and one to stick on when people say 80's production values sucked.

    All that could have been is a fabulous album. Basically a live greatest hits. The DVD is good too, with the 5.1 mix kicking a lot of arse.

    Something that you should also check out is the Natural Born Killers soundtrack which Reznor put together and, pretty much, changed the face of soundtracks forever. Its an amazing CD.

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  • NewYork 20 Dec 2006 16:05:55 24,835 posts
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    silentbob wrote:
    NewYork wrote:
    silentbob wrote:
    NewYork wrote:
    Awfully girly music - what a waste of such a macho band name.
    You're absolutely right. I hear the new My Little Pony adverts use a version of Ruiner as it's soundtrack. ;)
    Okay, it's not glittery pop music, but the singing's about as pansy as you can get in rock music.

    This is just judging by the live CD. Maybe they butch him up in the studio.
    Oh, you were being serious? In that case .. LOL!
    o_0
  • Tiger_Walts 20 Dec 2006 16:33:29 16,632 posts
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    I don't really 'get' the NIN love. From what I've heard, I like the early stuff, then at some point Trent Reznor seemed to disappear up his own arsehole and began spewing out pretentious drivel.

    Would happily listen to that Nine Inch Elvis album, though.

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