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tMitG band members Roger and Summer pose seated in a Victorian-inspired decorated room


The Machine in the Garden is an independent gothic/darkwave duo featuring Roger Fracé and Summer Bowman. Since their formation in the early 1990s, Roger and Summer have developed and advanced their unique style through years of collaborating and intertwining their musical tastes. The band has developed their own unique style and released eight full-length albums and one EP.

Recent News

New Compilation: Unearth'd

Unearth'd on Bandcamp

We are proud to be included on the newest Broken Sound Tapes release, "Unearth'd," coming on World Goth Day, May 22, on their Bandcamp page. This “is a collection of current underground darkwave, post-punk, and deathrock, as a showcase of what is lurking underneath.” Pre-order is now available. Note that tMitG is only on the CD and digital editions of the compilation as a bonus track. The main edition is also available on vinyl and cassette.

Live Shows

No live shows are scheduled at this time.

Interested in booking the Machine in the Garden? Please contact us.