Articles tagged trent reznor

Caught in the Machine: Nine Inch Nails - “Last” and “Help Me I Am in Hell”

For its third and fourth tracks, Broken arms itself with a bludgeoning wall of sound, followed by silent, creeping dread

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Caught in the Machine: Nine Inch Nails  - “Pinion” and “Wish”

“This is the first day / Of my last days." Nine Inch Nails' 1992 EP begins by gradually building up tension, then releasing it in caustic (yet controlled) outbursts that earned the act a Grammy Award.

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Nine Inch Nails: Hesitation Marks

Hesitation Marks is a necessary addition to the Nine Inch Nails oeuvre, even though the initial reaction to it might be one of befuddlement or WTF?-ness.

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Queens of the Stone Age: ...Like Clockwork

Josh Homme and friends' first album since 2007 is a fun, laid-back affair that retains all the crunchiness of their previous records. Plus Dave Grohl is back on drums and it makes a big difference.

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Down in It: The 20 Best Nine Inch Nails Songs

Fans should reasonably expect very little, if any, new Nine Inch Nails output in the near or distant future. Which means now is as good a time as any to get a little retrospective when it comes to trying to figure out Trent Reznor's best work within the NIN framework.

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Five Dark Parallels Between NIN’s ‘The Downward Spiral’ and the Manics’ ‘The Holy Bible’

Nine Inch Nails' The Downward Spiral is one of the most grueling albums of the '90s and represents a creative high and personal low that Trent Reznor has never matched. In Manic Street Preachers' The Holy Bible, however, the album has a dark twin which matches its irresistible horror blow for blow.

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Robbie Robertson: How to Become Clairvoyant

On his fifth proper solo album, Robertson puts a lot of effort into trying to sound effortless.

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Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross: The Social Network Soundtrack

Even if Reznor and Ross produce little that would not have felt at home on their recent collaborations, Fincher's application of their unsettling abilities to his unnerving movie feels like one of the project's multiple strokes of inspired genius.

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Natural Born Killers: The Director’s Cut

Stone's pedigree secure, the Hollywood maverick turned on the system itself; tarring sensationalism, public bloodlust, and judicial entropy, seemingly with the same brush.

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Nine Inch Nails: 26 August 2009 - New York

Trent Reznor has been on the ol' Debbie Downer kick for 20 years, always singing about things dying and ending and breaking, and it's probably time to close up shop.

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9 Sep 2008 // 3:42 AM

From 1989 to 1999, the first decade of Nine Inch Nails’ intermittently stormy existence, Trent Reznor - the group’s volatile visionary and sometimes sole member -

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We used to wait for Trent Reznor. And wait. And wait. Suddenly, we can’t avoid him - and fans aren’t complaining about that.

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12 May 2008 // 10:01 PM

Nine Inch Nails: The Slip

One more in the coffin of the record industry. Seven more to go?

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8 May 2008 // 10:01 PM

Nine Inch Nails: The Slip

Unlike the "release everything we came up with" aesthetic of Ghosts I-IV, The Slip actually sounds like an album.

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Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor puts the fans in charge with 4-volume ‘Ghosts’

Radiohead’s name-your-price download strategy, in which the band offered its latest album, “In Rainbows,” to consumers for whatever price they chose, has been the

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17 Apr 2007 // 9:59 PM

Grappling with NIN’s noise at Year Zero

Trent Reznor is becoming a very narrowly defined auteur. His entire output could play like one long album, and Year Zero is no exception.

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