Old leaves tend to be dark and rigid, while younger leaves are lighter in colour and softer. Here, you can easily tell which is which (never mind the drying leaves giving it away).
Cynic's Carbon-Based Anatomy finally arrived. The expression on my face throughout my entire first listen was of speechlessness. I'm not sure what exactly to make of it, so far, but what I do know is that Cynic are clearly going to take this as far as it can go, and I'm absolutely not ready to get off the wagon.