The 6th EP from Garamond begins with the title track Semperviren, which was already underway in 2021 before the arrival of his daughter in January 2022. The track, therefore, took a bit longer to reach its final composition – ultimately becoming the longest phase spent on a single production to date. As with many of Garamond's productions, there's a lot going on; with deep layers and textures that combine to create an anthemic piece that builds and builds.
Studio Groove takes things in a totally different direction, a bit more rave-esque and has a different flow altogether. The track began life as a simple playful loop before becoming an unexpected part of this EP.
Discombobulated began life during the 2020 lockdown and again has a slightly different vibe, with acid-y tweaking and squelching that takes the listener on an unexpected journey. It deliberately plays with the ears and causes, well, some discombobulation...
The EP closes with Isolation, which began life as the first production test between Garamond and Tom Wright (mix and master guru). The track is a more progressive affair, with a deep and mysterious vibe and has been given a fresh mix down for the new release.
Print out and keep
If you are one of those audio heads that still burns to CD (and why not, the quality was the best) then feel free to download this image and print out the cover artwork.
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Resonance - BrandingArt Direction, Creative Direction, Music Design
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Genuwine ImportsArt Direction, Brand Identity, Creative Direction
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Under The Skin - Season 2Brand Identity
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ALMA HERMOSA EPArt Direction, Creative Direction, Sleeve Design
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Good Looking Records 12" SleevesSleeve Design, Music Design
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