If we’re gonna talk about Artificial Brain and their new behemoth of an album Infrared Horizon, we need to talk about space. And I don’t mean space as in the overall concept of the record, or indeed of the band’s thematic palette. I’m talking about the space in between notes, the dynamic release of tension that is essential in order to break apart the monotony that a record this dense can easily fall prey to.
In other words, let me tell you how Artificial Brain learned every lesson they needed to learn in order to craft one of the best death metal albums of the year. Continue reading