With the release of their debut record ‘The Observer‘ now being out for a few weeks, we got to have a quick and concise talk with Artificial Language about the release of the record as well as their upcoming plans. Have a read below!
For those who are not familiar, how would you describe Artificial Language?
A progressive Rock/Metal band that likes to include aspects of pop music
Your debut album ‘The Observer’ has been out for a few weeks now, how has the reception been as a whole?
We’re honestly very excited with the reaction. Everyone has been so supportive, we couldn’t ask for better fans
Who were your main inspirations for the record?
Steven Wilson, Between the Buried and Me, Dream Theater, and Danny Elfamn.
How was the whole recording/production process of the record as a whole?
It was very relaxed. We went at our own pace, and tried to enjoy the whole process because it can get stressful at times.
What are your favourite tracks on the new record?
Turn off the Pictures, Unself portrait, Fortune Teller.
What got you into wanting to be in a band?
We all just enjoyed playing music whether it was classical, metal, Jazz. We decided e wanted to try and make some songs together. Just a bunch of friends having fun, doing what they love.
What was your first ever live show you went to?
Watching Job for a cowboy and the red chord at a local venue called “the exit”
What’s the biggest change you’ve seen in yourself as a human growing in the band and personally?
Patience, things take time. Its all about getting into a good groove and sticking to it. Being persistent.
What advice would you give to upcoming bands?
Enjoy the music you’re creating and always have an open mind. Everyone can learn something new and that’s what’s fun about music.
Has there been any other bands on your radar you think people should check out?
Native Construct. They’re awesome dudes and very talented.
Is there any projects you would like to work on as well as Artificial Language musically?
We all like do write music on the side and we have each other in our projects. It’s really fun.
What would be a dream tour for your band?
Touring with Btbam anywhere would be amazing!
If you could do a split with any bands, who would you pick and why?
Hmm that’s a tough one. A split with the Dear Hunter would be fun.
What are your plans for the rest of 2017?
Write some more music, and get tour ready. We’re very excited to keep on going
Any final words to your fans?
Thank you for the all of the support, and we hope you enjoy what’s to come in the future!