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'''''Fixed''''' ([[Halo]] 6) is an EP by [[Nine Inch Nails]] released in 1992.  ''Fixed'' is the companion remix disc to ''[[Broken]]''. 
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Guest remixers include [[Butch Vig]], [[J. G. Thirlwell]] of Foetus, [[Peter Christopherson]] of Coil, and members of the live band at the time, which included [[Chris Vrenna]] and [[James Woolley]].
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'''''Fixed''''' (also known as '''''[[Halo numbers|Halo 6]]''''') is an EP by [[Nine Inch Nails]] released on December 7, 1992.  ''Fixed'' is the companion [[Remixes|remix]] disc to ''[[Broken]]''. Guest remixers include Butch Vig, [[J. G. Thirlwell]], [[Peter Christopherson]] of [[Coil]], and members of the live band at the time, which included [[Chris Vrenna]] and [[James Woolley]].
  
The official release had one contribution by Butch Vig, which was the end portion of "Throw This Away". Vig had originally remixed the song "Last," but it was cut from the final version of the EP. Trent said that Vig basically did what he always does with any song: he made it rock. However, Vig has stated in interviews that his remix of "Last" was not included simply because "Trent didn't like it". Therefore only part of Vig's mix appears at the end of "Throw this Away". The original mix appeared on the internet as an 8-bit mono 11khz file, NIN_LAST.AIFF, available by ftp from CYBERDEN.COM in 1993. It disappeared from the site quite some time ago, but can still be found on p2p networks. It is also hosted on the unofficial NIN ftp server (accessable [http://www.symphonyofnoise.com/nails/ here]).
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==Track listing==
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====CD====
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#"[[Gave Up#Gave Up (Fixed)|Gave Up]]" (remixed by Coil, [[Danny Hyde]]) - 5:25
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#"[[Wish (song)#Wish (Fixed)|Wish]]" (remixed by J. G. Thirlwell) - 9:10
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#"[[Happiness In Slavery (song)#Happiness In Slavery (Fixed)|Happiness In Slavery]]" (remixed by [[Trent Reznor]], Vrenna, P.K.) - 6:09
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#"[[Last#Throw This Away|Throw This Away]]" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, Vig) - 4:13
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#"[[Fist Fuck]]" (remixed by Thirlwell) - 7:20
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#"[[Happiness In Slavery (song)#Screaming Slave|Screaming Slave]]" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, Bill Kennedy, [[Sean Beavan]], Martin Brumbach, Bob Flanagan) - 8:00
  
This remix EP employs some rather unorthodox mixing techniques to give the listener an intentional sense of confusion on initial (and sometimes subsequent) listenings. On the opening "Gave Up" remix, the song picks up with a frantic rhythmic jumbling of Trent's vocals directly referencing the lyrics ("smashed myself to pieces"). This would seem to involve chopping up each syllable of the chorus vocals running forward and reverse (normally as PCM files) and use a sampler to re-sequence them together in manic fashion. Like many avant garde industrial music acts before, this release helped pioneer the notion of the [[remix]] as an artform, far removed from just commercial "milking" of an existing product. Remix artist [[John Balance]] (of Coil) expressed his dislike of choruses in the song and decided to take it in another direction.
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====UK 12" Vinyl====
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;A1&nbsp; "Gave Up" (remixed by Coil, Hyde) - 5:24<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;A2&nbsp; "Wish" (remixed by Thirlwell) - 9:09<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;A3&nbsp; "Happiness In Slavery" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, P.K.) - 6:08<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;B1&nbsp; "Throw This Away" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, Vig) - 4:14<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;B2&nbsp; "Fist Fuck" (remixed by Thirlwell) - 7:19<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;B3&nbsp; "Screaming Slave" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, Kennedy, Beavan, Brumbach, Flanagan) - 8:01
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==Miscellanea==
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The official release had one contribution by Butch Vig, which was the end portion of "Throw This Away". Vig had originally remixed the song "Last", but it was cut from the final version of the EP. Trent said that Vig basically did what he always does with any song: he made it rock. However, Vig has stated in interviews that his remix of "Last" was not included simply because "Trent didn't like it." Therefore only part of Vig's mix appears at the end of "Throw This Away." The original mix appeared on the internet as an 8-bit mono 11khz file in 1993. In 2007, a high quality version was uploaded by Reznor on [[remix.nin.com]]. The rest of the EP is also available there.
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This remix EP employs some rather unorthodox mixing techniques to give the listener an intentional sense of confusion on initial (and sometimes subsequent) listenings. On the opening "Gave Up" remix, the song picks up with a frantic rhythmic jumbling of Trent's vocals directly referencing the lyrics ("smashed myself to pieces"). This would seem to involve chopping up each syllable of the chorus vocals running forward and reverse (normally as PCM files) and use a sampler to re-sequence them together in manic fashion. Like many avant garde industrial music acts before, this release helped pioneer the notion of the remix as an artform, far removed from just commercial "milking" of an existing product. Remix artist [[John Balance]] (of Coil) expressed his dislike of choruses in the song and decided to take it in another direction.
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Outtakes from Coil's "Gave Up" remix sessions were obtained by fans in 2012 and released on the unofficial download-only compilation ''[[Recoiled#Uncoiled|Uncoiled]]'', and one mix was later released semi-officially on ''[[Recoiled]]''.
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==Album Credits==
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*"Gave Up" remixed by Coil with Danny Hyde at Matrix (London)
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*"Wish" remixed by J.G. Thirlwell
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*"Happiness in Slavery" remixed by Trent Reznor and Chris Vrenna with foundation loops by PK
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*"Throw This Away" assembled by Trent Reznor and Chris Vrenna with end portion created by Butch Vig
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*"Fist Fuck" remixed by J.G. Thirlwell
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*"Screaming Slave" given burth by Trent Reznor, Chris Vrenna, Bill Kennedy, Sean Beavan and Martin Brumbach with pain courtesy of Bob Flanagan
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*Mastered by Tom Baker at Futuredisc
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*Management: [[John A. Malm, Jr.]] for Conservative
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*Sleeve design and photography: [[Gary Talpas]] for Black Sun
  
 
==Releases==
 
==Releases==
*[[TVT Records]] / [[Interscope Records]] / [[Atlantic Records]] 96093-2 - CD
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*[[TVT Records]] / [[Interscope Records]] / Atlantic Records 96093-2 - CD
 
*[[TVT Records]] / [[Interscope Records]] 694960932 - CD Re-release
 
*[[TVT Records]] / [[Interscope Records]] 694960932 - CD Re-release
  
==Track listing==
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==Re-release Rumors==
#"[[Gave Up]]" (remixed by Coil, [[Danny Hyde]]) – 5:25
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The re-release of ''[[The Downward Spiral (halo)|The Downward Spiral]]'' (along with Trent's own words, shown below) started rumors that ''Broken''/''Fixed'' could eventually be re-released in high definition stereo and surround sound.
#"[[Wish]]" (remixed by [[J. G. Thirlwell]]) – 9:10
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#"[[Happiness in Slavery]]" (remixed by [[Trent Reznor]], [[Chris Vrenna]], P.K.) – 6:09
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[[access#2004_12_03|2004/12/03]] [[nin.com/access|nin.com access]]:
#"[[Throw This Away]]" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, [[Butch Vig]]) – 4:13
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#"[[Fist Fuck]]" (remixed by Thirlwell) – 7:20
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#"[[Screaming Slave]]" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, [[Bill Kennedy]], [[Sean Beavan]], [[Martin Brumbach]],  [[Bob Flanagan]]) – 8:00
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.nin.com Official Nine Inch Nails site]
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*[http://nincatalog.com/fixed/ ''Fixed'' at nincatalog.com]
*[http://www.nincollector.com/archive/releases/halo_06/halo06.htm ''Halo 6'' at NINCollector.com]
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*[http://www.nincollector.com/archive/releases/halo_06/halo06.htm ''Fixed'' at nincollector.com]
*[http://www.discogs.com/release/3527 ''Fixed'' (US CD5")] at discogs|discogs.com
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*[http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2Fs%3Fie%3DUTF8%26x%3D0%26ref_%3Dnb%5Fsb%5Fnoss%26y%3D0%26field-keywords%3Dnine%2520inch%2520nails%2520fixed%26url%3Dsearch-alias%253Daps&tag=thniinnawi-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=390957 ''Fixed'' at Amazon]  
*[http://www.discogs.com/release/75861 ''Fixed'' (FR CD5")] at discogs|discogs.com
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*[http://www.discogs.com/release/100537 ''Fixed'' (UK 12")] at discogs|discogs.com
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*[http://www.wellnowwhat.net/nin/halo06.html ''Fixed'' Lyrics]
*[http://www.wellnowwhat.net/nin/halo06.html ''Halo 6'' Lyrics]
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[[Category:NIN Discography]]
 
[[Category:NIN Discography]]

Latest revision as of 21:28, 24 June 2015

Fixed (also known as Halo 6) is an EP by Nine Inch Nails released on December 7, 1992. Fixed is the companion remix disc to Broken. Guest remixers include Butch Vig, J. G. Thirlwell, Peter Christopherson of Coil, and members of the live band at the time, which included Chris Vrenna and James Woolley.

Track listing

CD

  1. "Gave Up" (remixed by Coil, Danny Hyde) - 5:25
  2. "Wish" (remixed by J. G. Thirlwell) - 9:10
  3. "Happiness In Slavery" (remixed by Trent Reznor, Vrenna, P.K.) - 6:09
  4. "Throw This Away" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, Vig) - 4:13
  5. "Fist Fuck" (remixed by Thirlwell) - 7:20
  6. "Screaming Slave" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, Bill Kennedy, Sean Beavan, Martin Brumbach, Bob Flanagan) - 8:00

UK 12" Vinyl

     A1  "Gave Up" (remixed by Coil, Hyde) - 5:24
     A2  "Wish" (remixed by Thirlwell) - 9:09
     A3  "Happiness In Slavery" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, P.K.) - 6:08
     B1  "Throw This Away" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, Vig) - 4:14
     B2  "Fist Fuck" (remixed by Thirlwell) - 7:19
     B3  "Screaming Slave" (remixed by Reznor, Vrenna, Kennedy, Beavan, Brumbach, Flanagan) - 8:01

Miscellanea

The official release had one contribution by Butch Vig, which was the end portion of "Throw This Away". Vig had originally remixed the song "Last", but it was cut from the final version of the EP. Trent said that Vig basically did what he always does with any song: he made it rock. However, Vig has stated in interviews that his remix of "Last" was not included simply because "Trent didn't like it." Therefore only part of Vig's mix appears at the end of "Throw This Away." The original mix appeared on the internet as an 8-bit mono 11khz file in 1993. In 2007, a high quality version was uploaded by Reznor on remix.nin.com. The rest of the EP is also available there.

This remix EP employs some rather unorthodox mixing techniques to give the listener an intentional sense of confusion on initial (and sometimes subsequent) listenings. On the opening "Gave Up" remix, the song picks up with a frantic rhythmic jumbling of Trent's vocals directly referencing the lyrics ("smashed myself to pieces"). This would seem to involve chopping up each syllable of the chorus vocals running forward and reverse (normally as PCM files) and use a sampler to re-sequence them together in manic fashion. Like many avant garde industrial music acts before, this release helped pioneer the notion of the remix as an artform, far removed from just commercial "milking" of an existing product. Remix artist John Balance (of Coil) expressed his dislike of choruses in the song and decided to take it in another direction.

Outtakes from Coil's "Gave Up" remix sessions were obtained by fans in 2012 and released on the unofficial download-only compilation Uncoiled, and one mix was later released semi-officially on Recoiled.

Album Credits

  • "Gave Up" remixed by Coil with Danny Hyde at Matrix (London)
  • "Wish" remixed by J.G. Thirlwell
  • "Happiness in Slavery" remixed by Trent Reznor and Chris Vrenna with foundation loops by PK
  • "Throw This Away" assembled by Trent Reznor and Chris Vrenna with end portion created by Butch Vig
  • "Fist Fuck" remixed by J.G. Thirlwell
  • "Screaming Slave" given burth by Trent Reznor, Chris Vrenna, Bill Kennedy, Sean Beavan and Martin Brumbach with pain courtesy of Bob Flanagan
  • Mastered by Tom Baker at Futuredisc
  • Management: John A. Malm, Jr. for Conservative
  • Sleeve design and photography: Gary Talpas for Black Sun

Releases

Re-release Rumors

The re-release of The Downward Spiral (along with Trent's own words, shown below) started rumors that Broken/Fixed could eventually be re-released in high definition stereo and surround sound.

2004/12/03 nin.com access:

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External links


Discography
Previous release - "Broken" Halo number: 6 Next release - "March Of The Pigs"
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