Nine Inch Nails nerds rejoice. Upcoming release Hesitation Marks, due out September 3 via Columbia is being issued in two formats: the normal 'preferable' release, and the 'audiophile' release.

The idea was Trent Reznor's, who wanted to give fans a different experience of Hesitation Marks, closer to the sound the band experienced during their own recording and mastering process.

Master engineer Tom Baker states that the standard version is in no way inferior to the audiophile version, but that it allows listeners a different experience. Where the standard version is loud, and has 'more of a bite', the more mastered audiophile version emphasizes the bassline and more intricate mastering. This version will be available for download for anyone who bought the standard album.

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