Nut Suite. Mini reviews of albums old and new. Minimum words. No fuss. No spoilers [?]. Occasional smugs.

Monday, September 9, 2013

NINE INCH NAILS / The Slip (2008)

The Slip does what the majority of NIN albums do: it mixes the angry and the serene, and after repeated listens it’s the serene tracks that prove to have the most depth musically and emotionally.  It adheres to a mostly paint by numbers formula but at least none of those numbers are (Year) Zero.
It should satisfy fans temporarily but there are a few stand-out tracks that make owning it very worthwhile.  Get it for FREE at the official site.

Songs of note: Echoplex; Lights in the Sky

3 that got away out of 5

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