View Full Version : Can we talk about NIN


Elphenor
07-15-2014, 05:59 AM
Because Reznor is pretty awesome. I saw them live not too long ago and I was not disappointed.
How can this dude still be so good at what he does?

It's strange how much popularity he has retained as well. Like amongst people my age, from what I've observed NIN is the 90's band they're most likely to dig. Probably because of the beats, idk.

smashingjj
07-15-2014, 06:25 AM
Nah.

D.
07-15-2014, 09:02 AM
Can we not?

slunken
07-15-2014, 11:34 AM
I think OPN is touring with them and soundgarden

D.
07-15-2014, 11:36 AM
So is Cold Cave. I like them.

Elphenor
07-15-2014, 08:15 PM
I'm gonna be blasphemous and say The Fragile is pretty ovverated though.

The Downward Spiral is one of my favorite albums.
Pretty Hate Machine weirds me out because the first hqlf is great but the second half is complete shit.

Sonic Johnny
07-15-2014, 10:07 PM
So is Cold Cave. I like them.

This thread is now about Cold Cave.

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Elphenor
07-15-2014, 11:33 PM
Meh minus

Elphenor
07-15-2014, 11:35 PM
People are poison" is a really lame song title. Not that titles really mean anything. But c'mon

Sonic Johnny
07-16-2014, 01:32 AM
Yeah you're right, good bands have cool song names like "Head Like A Hole" or "Help Me I Am In Hell" or "My Violent Heart" or "Piggy (Nothing Can Stop Me Now)" or "Terrible Lie" or

MusicMan4
07-16-2014, 01:35 AM
Cold Cave has been getting lame since Love Comes Close
Should have kept Caralee and Prurient with him

MusicMan4
07-16-2014, 01:35 AM
Especially Caralee
Life Magazine is their best song and it even was in a damn commercial

Elphenor
07-16-2014, 01:49 AM
I didn't say NIN doesn't have lame song titles. Btw

Elphenor
07-16-2014, 01:52 AM
The best parts of NIN are just when Reznor is screaming

null123
07-16-2014, 01:57 AM
Everyone on this forum is old, Elphenor.

pavementtune
07-16-2014, 02:11 AM
The best parts of NIN are

the live visuals and light show.

D.
07-16-2014, 03:38 AM
This thread is now about Cold Cave.

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davin
07-18-2014, 04:44 AM
The best parts of NIN are just when Reznor is screaming

I think the best parts of NIN, live and in studio, are when Robin Finck is involved. Like way better. Like when JC is involved with Pumpkins better...

Seriously, if Finck wasn't in the band, I wouldn't be going to the upcoming Soundgarden/NIN "Hey lets play shittty outdoor venues and both sound like our own greatest hits bands and pretend we're still relevant instead of just nostalgic" tour.

smashingjj
07-18-2014, 05:17 AM
the motherfucking davster!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Trotskilicious
07-18-2014, 05:44 AM
:rockon:

Eulogy
07-18-2014, 08:12 PM
I love NIN. Unabashedly.

But probably skipping the Soundgarden tour. Shit venue far away and the same night as Beyonce.

Unless he busts out my dream setlist tonight I guess. Shrug

fuzzyroes
07-18-2014, 10:44 PM
You'd rather go to Beyonce instead of NIN and Soundgarden? What the hell is wrong with you!?

TuralyonW3
07-18-2014, 11:15 PM
You'd rather go to Beyonce instead of NIN and Soundgarden? What the hell is wrong with you!?

baby he was born that way

TuralyonW3
07-18-2014, 11:18 PM
Current NIN is severely lacking in this:

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TuralyonW3
07-18-2014, 11:19 PM
Needs a little more penis rock

TuralyonW3
07-18-2014, 11:20 PM
They were fucking blistering live in 2005. My ribs were almost crushed

Elphenor
07-18-2014, 11:36 PM
They're one of those bands that I like to just rock the fuck out to.

YOUR GOD IS DEAD
AND NO ONE CARES
IF THERE IS A HELL
ILL SEE YOU THERE

Shallowed
07-19-2014, 01:06 AM
you are god is dead

Elphenor
07-19-2014, 01:32 AM
I fixed it

MyKeyZ
07-19-2014, 05:35 AM
I'm a huge fan of NIN and have seen them live five times.

I am also one of those folks that felt The Fragile was overrated and bloated.
If it was cut down to a single disc, then yes it could have been a great album.
But I find it to have a lot of filler.

I've been disappointed with Reznor's more recent output with With Teeth being the last album that I could listen to straight through. I love Broken and The Downward Spiral.

But he's been starting to sound a bit of same old same old lately...
Hesitation Marks was a step in the right direction, but still felt kinda empty.

I did not like Year Zero at all and honestly can't tell the difference from his side project How To Destroy Angels to anything NIN.

But I do love his soundtrack work with Atticus Ross and feel that this is where he should now focus his energies more.

The Downward Spiral and With Teeth are my two favorite albums from him.
The Perfect Drug is one of my favorite songs. :)

Eulogy
07-19-2014, 01:09 PM
The slip year zero and hesitation marks are all better than with teeth, which i also love.

And yes I'm gonna go to Beyoncé have you heard the latest record? It's phenomenal.

Eulogy
07-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Oh the perfect drug is one of your favorites ok I get it now

Eulogy
07-19-2014, 01:10 PM
And fuck soundgarden

Eulogy
07-19-2014, 01:11 PM
Nin set list last night was maybe the exact same set from lolla last year

Huh

Eulogy
07-19-2014, 01:11 PM
This is my thread now

MusicMan4
07-19-2014, 01:19 PM
Hi, kids! Do you like violence? Wanna see me stick Nine Inch Nails through each one of my eyelids?

null123
07-19-2014, 06:00 PM
I saw NIN in 2005 and again last fall. They were equally entertaining experiences but then again I wasn't a fan of NIN in 05 and was more excited about Autolux and Queens of the Stone Age openng. I think the newest album has some good moments though. All the albums since With Teeth have about 1-2 songs that I'll actively seek out listening to once in a while. And I still consider the Broken EP one of my all-time favorite things. Ruiner is my favorite NIN song. I think buff-Trent makes a cool frontman. That's all my NIN thoughts.

Elphenor
07-19-2014, 08:14 PM
Broken

Fuck yeahhhh

Trotskilicious
07-20-2014, 03:01 AM
Hi, kids! Do you like violence? Wanna see me stick Nine Inch Nails through each one of my eyelids?

not sure where the irony ends anymore

Trotskilicious
07-20-2014, 03:04 AM
i think i'm going to listen to downward spiral and play diablo

:twisted:

Trotskilicious
07-20-2014, 04:54 AM
i had to turn it off during god is dead it really felt too much like 1996, with prettier graphics

MyKeyZ
07-20-2014, 08:47 AM
anyone ever hear his soundtrack for the game Quake? pretty good... dark and eerie stuff.
i know he was involved with id software, the creators of the game.

he also wrote the theme/title song for the latest Call Of Duty: Black Ops game, which sounded like your usual standard NIN paint by numbers tune.

i'm interested in hearing him and Atticus' score for Fincher's new movie Gone Girl.
i quite enjoyed their soundtrack work, Girl With A Dragon Tattoo is a massive soundtrack with nearly 40 tracks.
here's to hoping all the main players are involved with its sequels, including Trent and Atticus.
i feel bad for Atticus because his name always seems to get passed over while Trent gets all the mention. Atticus in an integral part of the current NIN sound. It's almost like him and Trent are same frigging person lol.
I wish he continued working on his own project with brother Leopold before Trent snatched him. Error's self-titled EP was pretty interesting, glitchy/IDM rock music, and can see why it must have caught Trent's ear. Besides the two Ross brothers, Error featured Brett Gurewitz from the Bad Religion along with Greg Puciato of the Dillinger Escape Plan on vocals. It would be their ONLY release and from then on, Atticus was part of every single goddamn thing Trent's name was attached to.

NIN's touring keyboardist/master of gadgetry Alesandaro Cortini is someone to check out as well.
He has a few projects over the years... Modwheelmood, Sonoio, and the latest album called "Sonno" released under his own name.

"Sonno" sounds like it could be a soundtrack to a film and gives me hope he'll get asked to do some score work after hearing his work on this one. I wanna pick up the vinyl of this release, he went with see through/clear vinyls and they look pretty sweet.

But his two releases as Sonoio are probably my personal favorites out of his various projects. "Blue" and "Red" are meant to be part of a trilogy under the Sonoio name. Where "Sonno" is an instrumental record that shows off Cortini's sound design skills, "Blue" and "Red" shows off Cortini's lyrical skills and can be quite catchy at moments.

Cortini started working with Trent back during the "With Teeth" tour and has been a member in the studio and the live band ever since. He also was part of How To Destroy Angels' live line up and did some work on Big Black Delta's album.

Alessandro and Atticus are two important figures in crafting the current sound of NIN.
and of course, Robin Fink... because he's fucking Robin Fink! :p
No one else can play NIN like Robin Fink... period.

smashingjj
07-20-2014, 09:49 AM
no way man

MyKeyZ
07-21-2014, 02:52 AM
no way man

ok...
no way man, what?
could you elaborate?