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Dark Harvest

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  • Cassette + Digital Album

    Limited edition red & black cassette duplicated in real time on high quality tape.

    Each cassette includes the cassette-only bonus track "Wounded Healer Motif" plus an immediate download of Dark Harvest.

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  • Poster/Print

    Designed and created by Meskers of Garden Gate. High-resolution scan of an original collage printed on 12" x 15" heavy stock matte paper.

    Each poster is mailed with a download card for Dark Harvest in the format of your choosing. Very limited edition runs.

    Choose between the official Dark Harvest album art or Circles Cast via the dropdown menu.
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2016 Golden Brown
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Garden Gate finds technician Meskers attempting to execute their most challenging arrangements to date. Supported by members of Brown Recluse and White Candles, Garden Gate owes its distinctive sound to Meskers’ experience with both projects, blending the pop sensibilities of Brown Recluse with the giddy electronic maelstrom of White Candles to craft something distinctly engaging and refreshingly original.

Utilizing a custom tarot spread modeled after the phases of the moon, the lyrical content of Dark Harvest blends the results of these analyses with dream imagery, trance meditation, identity deconstruction, and gothic romance towards unusual results.

Ranging in topic from the devotional to the mythological, Dark Harvest’s larger narrative follows its candlelit heroine as she discovers a strange portal connecting two overlapping mansions and her subsequent efforts to make sense of the bizarre and confusing experiences she accrues.

Garden Gate is most proud to offer this collection of recordings through the inimitable Sunstone Records on LP and the immensely promising new label Golden Brown digitally and on cassette, and is currently midway through the recording of their follow-up full length.

credits

released August 5, 2016

Written and Recorded by Tim Meskers
Additional Production by Mark Saddlemire, Sound in the Round Studios
Mastering by Daniel Woodward

Mark Saddlemire: Synth 3, 6, 7, 13; Percussion 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 13
Dan Steinberg: Bass 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 13; Synth 8
Kim Ahn: Vocals 4, 6, 8
Shawna Ferguson: Vocals 12
Ed Maurer: Vocals 9
Raj Haldar: Clavinet 2
Jared Carter: Aux. percussion 8

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Garden Gate Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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"Dark Harvest"
LP/Cassette/Prints

"Bonfires" EP

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Golden Brown

LP2 in progress w/
Felton, Saddlemire

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