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Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:29 pm

Ok Mr. Salty. Close-minded much? Pretty ludicrous to try and pick up something 18 years later and expect it to speak to you in the same way as it did, without having experienced that evolution firsthand. It's like if you met your best friend from high school 40 years later and came away befuddled as to why they're not the same person you kicked it with back then. Of course they're not, they've lived half a lifetime. And of course NIN is different, half of a career has passed, which you haven't experienced. But sure, measure two decades of evolution with one snap judgement based on their most recent EP...

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Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:39 pm

Sorry I think I stopped listening after With Teeth, which in my mind actually did show progression. So I’m referencing stuff after that. Which I’m skipping around in now, and making an observation on. Your analogy kinda proves my point, because to me they do sound the same as some of the older stuff,but worse. There is no complexity, and nothing stands out at all. That was the whole gist of my post
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Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:18 pm

Give Add Violence a shot. It's easily one of my favorite singular releases since The Fragile. So much complexity. :)
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Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:34 pm

SwampButt wrote:It’s like a ripoff of NIN to me.
I don't even know what this means. How can you sound like a rip off of yourself? If the band does not sound like how you remember, it's because they have moved on, and you have not. You admitted that you have not been keeping up with their music.
SwampButt wrote: Seems like milking the cash cow, which I guess is a right he’s earned at this point.


Couldn't be further from the truth. In recent years, NIN has been pretty vocal about the fact that they don't really do this for the money. It's exhausting for them to travel the world and perform, spend time away from their families, etc., especially as they get older.

They are artists; they have a natural instinct to create music and perform. It's all they know. I am sure the money is nice, but "milking the cash cow" is not something that comes to mind when I think of NIN. There are plenty of stagnant artists that would fit that description better.
SwampButt wrote:Is “progression” just a word you like to use in every thread I post in or something?
You like being rude, huh? I don't keep track of what threads you post in, so don't flatter yourself. I mentioned "progression/evolution". Are you aware that Atticus Ross became an official member of NIN in late 2016? Although he has worked on some previous albums, he has a much more active role in the band, as he is chiefly responsible for engineering and musical arrangements. That's a big change for NIN, right, given that only Trent has been calling the "creative" shots for the majority of NIN's life? What would you call that?

Furthermore, if you do a deep dive into the last 3 EPs, for example, I think you will find some of the musical elements that you most likely enjoyed in The Fragile. Some of the songs have very rich layering, reminiscent of The Fragile, whereas others are punchier and tighter. You can't just listen to one song off the latest EP after almost a 15 year hiatus on your part and make these grand extrapolations. The last few releases really have their own personalities.

Also, try being nice. It won't cost you anything.
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Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:47 am

Holy drymounting fudge! Broken in its entirety. God I wish I had been there. Maybe I need to buy Detroit tix after all.
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Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:34 am

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Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:35 am

greenhorn1 wrote:Holy drymounting fudge! Broken in its entirety. God I wish I had been there. Maybe I need to buy Detroit tix after all.
Jesus. This tour is gonna be awesome.
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Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:56 am

Thinking I should have bought tickets to both nights in DC
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Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:23 am

Jesus November is a far way off.
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Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:42 pm

Awesome show last night. Trent sounds great, band is on point. Last time I saw them was 1991 Lollapalooza :shock:
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greenhorn1 wrote:Holy drymounting fudge! Broken in its entirety. God I wish I had been there. Maybe I need to buy Detroit tix after all.
https://consequenceofsound.net/2018/09/ ... full-live/
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Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:36 pm

2018-09-13 Setlist

(Pinion)
Wish
Last (first performance since 2009)
Help Me I Am in Hell (first performance since 2013)
Happiness in Slavery (first performance since 1995)
Gave Up
Physical (Adam and the Ants cover, first performance since 2009)
Suck (Pigface cover, first performance since 2013)
March of the Pigs
The Lovers
Reptile
fudge Mirror
Ahead of Ourselves
This Isn’t the Place (live debut)
I’m Afraid of Americans (David Bowie cover)
Survivalism
Only
The Hand that Feeds
Head Like a Hole

Encore:
Less Than
The Day the World Went Away
Hurt
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