THE AL­GO­RITHM

Metal Hammer (UK) - - Album Reviews -

Com­piler Opitimiza­tion Tech­niques

FIXT Gal­lic elec­tro-met­aller pushes the dial to­wards tech­ni­cal ec­stasy The Al­go­rithm, aka French rad­i­cal Rémi Gal­lego, has con­tin­ued to de­velop his mind-bend­ing cat­a­logue of mu­sic since 2012 de­but

Poly­mor­phic Code, but this five-track opus could well be the jewel in his crown. In just un­der 12 min­utes,

Clus­ter re­calls An­i­mals As Lead­ers, En­ter Shikari and Chimp Span­ner and yet sounds un­like any­thing you’ve heard be­fore. At times as­ton­ish­ing, you’ll find your­self twist­ing in a polyrhyth­mic maze be­fore be­ing con­fronted by puls­ing ana­logue synths. Au­da­ciously heavy and in­stantly ac­ces­si­ble, this is a co­he­sive sonic jig­saw of EDM, prog, tech-me­tal and more – a re­lease that only re­wards with re­peated plays.

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