"Into the Shadow Garden" features songs ranging from ambient and textural moods, to dynamic string and rhythmic dialogs, to upbeat ethnic-flavored dance music, the album expresses diverse territory. All original songs stem from Middle Eastern, Eastern European, and Nordic influences, with a modern twist.
The album features Hannah Thiem (violin, vocals), Isabel Castellvi (cello), Robin Ryczek (cello), Karl Grohmann (drums), Chris Brown (bass, synths), and Engin Gunaydin (darbuka, riq, frame drum).
Produced by Hannah Thiem.
Recorded by Taylor Barefoot at Barefoot Studio, Brighton, MA.
Mixed by Scott Effman and Jason Smukler at Slippery Slope Studio, Brooklyn, NY.
Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper at TurtleTone Studio, NYC.
Album Artwork: Sacha Webley (blackanimaldesign.com)
Cover Image: MUA and photography by Layna Roberts
Additional Photography: Hannah Thiem
Released Nov 4 2010