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OFFICIAL KROKMITËN "OMICRON-OMEGA" STUDIO UPDATE

Simlev released the following statement on their website www.krokmiten.com

Since January 2014, we are past the recording stage. We are currently sculpting instrument sounds to render Omicron-Omega the way we think is best. For this album, I will be taking up mixing duties. 

I'm excited to approach the mixing board. Being rather inexperienced at this will prevent me from getting an overproduced result. It's fair to say that we're aiming to give Omicron-Omega a less polished sound compared to Alpha-Beta. It will be rawer and straight to the point. With help from Krokmitën's new drummer Lupiaan, we created an album that is more complex. Fast parts are faster, slow parts are slower and scary parts are creepier! It's more or less Alpha-Beta on steroids!

We know that our fans are growing impatient for this release. But when working on a DIY platform, things that should take a day can end up taking a week sometimes. Especially when you start experimenting, getting caught-up in fine tuning and whatnot...

Lately some necessary adjustments were made within the band. Those pushed back our tentative release date by a few months. We want to still have fun during that last stretch of the process and don't want to offer anything half-assed . We are into this for the long run, doing this for the right reason and we're giving all we've got. Rest assured that every day is for us, a step closer to a release date.

Concept-wise, our first album Alpha-Beta dealt with the human psyche and microscopic disarray. This time around, Omicron-Omega reflects chaos on planetary levels! The lyrics are not as cryptic as Alpha-Beta, but again delving into the roots of the human existence concept. They are much more aggressive and "in-your-face".

In short, production is going well at the moment, it's progressing at a steady pace. Even the album cover is close to completion. If you're waiting for this, rest assured, it will be worth your wait and yes, Omicron-Omega will be available for free!
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The 2013 Krokmitën line-up: Simlev (guitar+vocals), Lupiaan (drums), Dubg (guitar)
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KROKMITËN: Shaping A New Monster

Krokmitën's frontman Simlev released this update about the making of their second opus, 'Omicron-Omega';

"Hey Krokmitën fans! We're proud to announce the writing process for 'Omicron-Omega' is finished. That alone is such an important part of the process in the making of an album, and we're moving forward from here! It took an entire year, and now it's time to enter production and so forth..."

"We can safely say, after listening to the pre-production version hundreds of times, this 50-minute non-stop track is a monster! Fans will NOT be disappointed, trust us!" adds Lupiaan, Krokmitën's new drummer.

Simlev to continue; "Lupiaan proved to be a very dedicated element to the band since he joined. He's a hard working and creative guy, and got involved in almost all aspects of Omicron's conception; even gave me lyrics to work with! We couldn't be more pleased with how things turned out with him, after all..."

"'Omicron-Omega' will be released as a free download, when we're totally happy with it, but it's hard to set a date right now. We will keep you updated as things unfold..."

KROKMITËN is an experimental death metal band from Montréal, Canada. In the early 90's, Simlev and Mathz and a couple of friends, formed KROKMITËN inspired by various elements in metal music. They recorded two demos and played gigs in and around the Montreal area. Soon, each band member had to deal with their respective life obligations, and a lenghty hiatus ensued.

In 2011, with fresh material in hand, Simlev rebuilt KROKMITËN together with original drummer Mathz, and guitarist, DubG, for maximum dual guitar symbiosis. This time with a more extreme metal approach, they released 'Alpha-Beta', a 46-minute track with animation synched to the music, as a free download. In 2012, KROKMITËNalso released 'BWV565 Redux', their take of Johann Sebastian Bach's 'Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565', also available as a free download. Mathz parted ways with KROKMITËN in late 2012 to pursue other projects, and Lupiaan, a long-time friend of the band, quickly became official drummer.

Visit www.krokmiten.com for more information and free downloads.
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Krokmitën is an experimental Death Metal band from Montréal.
Krokmitën is an experimental Death Metal band from Montréal.
[pronounced croc-me-ten] Def: Cajun phonetic spelling of the french word "croque-mitaine". A shapeless imaginary being used by adults to frighten children into behaving. 

Syn; Boogeyman, Bonhomme sept-heures, El coco, El ogro, Böögg, Monstret under sängen, Der schwarze Mann, Bicho Papão, Mörkö, Alploochra, Antchoutka, Bouloulou, Namahage... 

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