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Happy Birthday, PHM. Sorry I Didn’t Get You Anything

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I meant to blog this earlier, but we recently saw the 20th anniversary of the release of Nine Inch Nails’ Pretty Hate Machine.  The album was innovative in a number of ways, but more than its musical innovation it was historically significant because it was one of the first real commercial and critical successes by an Industrial artist. It also started launched the career of Trent Reznor, who is one of the smartest and most talented artists not only in the Industrial and Metal genres, but in music today.

So, in the interests of celebrating late rather than never, here’s my favorite track off the album, “Kinda I Want To”: