The band are spending every spare second working on the new studio album - Invicta. Max, Joe and RJG are providing the raw ingredients and already have the six main tracks underway.
The album artwork has been created by the artist Bob Read - Max's Dad - loosly based on on concept by Robert.
The way into Invicta and the themes in common for the whole trilogy are RJG's current preoccupation. The band are also playing around with concepts for rhythmic ideas, mutiple overlaying time signatures and using them as templates when constructing the brand new tracks.
As the raw ideas become solid the material will be "fleshed out" with symphonic orchestration, giving Invicta that 'Enid' sound which we all know and love.
The band record most of the material in the traditional analogue format, which is how they are able to achieve that vintage sound on their albums. The differences between analogue and digital are subtle, but the Vintage Cadac Desk (used by The Enid in their studios since the production of Something Wicked This Way Comes) cannot be beaten in its ability to provide wholesome sounding recordings.
Have a look around the band's amazing recording studio - which is also their home - at www.lodgerecording.co.uk