It shouldn't be a secret that we here at Heavy Blog were MIGHTY impressed by A Dark Orbit's Inverted. Even though we're already a couple of weeks into 2016, our very own Matt MacLennan is still hyped on the record, and decided to hit up Chad again to cover a myriad of different topics.
When music comes at you like this, attacking from every angle, it's often all too easy to phase the individual sounds into a conglomeration and assume that everything you are picking up is identical. This band aren't all blitzkrieg, nor are they a single-minded, unoriginal, write-off. Sensitivity to multiple sound sources isn't going to help here - this isn't music for the faint of heart. However, for those hard-skinned devils willing to apply a little patience and perseverance, sounding out these Italians can offer rich rewards. Listen long enough and you will discover that the key to unlocking Damned Spring Fragrantia, and this may seem odd considering their strength of purpose, is to focus on their subtlety of touch.
We're only a few editions into this column and I've already broken the only real rule it was bound to. I clearly live life fast and ruthlessly.