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remix.nin.com
remix.nin.com is the official Nine Inch Nails remix site.

The site allows users to upload their own remixes of NIN and NIN-related songs as well as download others' remixes and rate them. Users must register in order to use some functions of the site such as saving, uploading and downloading remixes. All Spiral members are automatically registered at the site.

Initially scheduled to go live on November 20, 2007—the same day Y34RZ3R0R3M1X3D was released in the US—it was delayed due to Universal Records' reluctance to host the site, citing the same copyright issues for which they had filed lawsuits against YouTube and MySpace. Trent Reznor was more than welcome to host the site himself but he would then assume all legal responsibility, including possibly being sued by Universal. Ultimately a settlement was reached and the site went live on November 26, 2007.

Unlike the fan-run ninremixes.com, remix.nin.com prohibits mash-ups or remixes using material by other artists or other media sources (film, television, etc.) due to copyright concerns.

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Content

Users can create profiles and podcasts, save customized playlists, and download, rate and comment on remixes. The site also contains an advanced search function with various viewing modes, designed by Rob Sheridan. The site can be searched or browsed by clicking on the 'listen' link in the upper left hand corner.

Multitracks

The Multitracks currently available for download and remixing are:

Nine Inch Nails

How To Destroy Angels

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Saul Williams

Jane's Addiction

  • "Chip Away"
  • "Whores"

Street Sweeper Social Club

  • "Fight! Smash! Win!"

Official tracks

Trent Reznor's remix profile contains official remixes from several Halos, some that were previously unreleased, instrumental versions of many songs and also tracks that had been used on nin.com and thingsfallingapart.com. The rare tracks are collected in a playlist called 'rare and unreleased' in the lower right hand corner of the site under 'featured'.

Remixes

Keith Hillebrandt's remix profile contains two of his remixes from The Fragile era.

modwheelmood's remix profile contains one of their remixes.

Instrumentals

External Links

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