DARK ESSENCE RECORDS DEBUTS A SECOND TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM FROM EXPERIMENTAL POST METALLERS KRAKOW

Posted: February 3, 2015 in DARK ESSENCE RECORDS, OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASES
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Photo by Paul Berhard

 

Dark Essence Records have today debuted “luminauts”, the opening track from “amaran”, the third full-length album from Norwegian Experimental Post Metallers KRAKOW, which is due to hit the streets on both CD,  12″ vinyl and digital formats on the 9th of February.   “luminauts”, together with  the recently debuted track “atom” from “amaran”, can be heard at https://soundcloud.com/dark-essence-records/sets/krakow-two-tracks-from-the-new

With Thomas Hooper, one of America’s foremost tattoo artist, well known also for his paintings and designs, once again creating the artwork,  “amaran” is an album that sees KRAKOW exploring both the calmer side of their sound, as well as the more experimental, drone side.  Working with producer Iver Sandøy at Solslottet at the Duper Studio, KRAKOW have produced an album that is at times filled with dream-like soundscapes and at times with a harsh, sinister atmosphere.   Both Hooper and Sandøy also  worked with KRAKOW on their  2012 sophomore full-length album, the critically acclaimed “diin”.

Track listing for the seven-track “amaran” is as follows.

1. luminauts
2. atom
3. genesis
4. vitriol
5. pendulum
6. of earth
7. ten silent circles

KRAKOW was formed in Bergen, Norway in the fall of of 2005, and today’s  lineup consists of highly skilled and experienced musicians with Kjartan Grønhaug on guitars, René Misje on guitars and vocals, Frode Kilvik (AETERNUS, VITHR) on vocals and bass,  and Ask Ty Arctander (KAMPFAR) on drums.   In comment made during the recording of “amaran”  KRAKOW had this to say:  ” The approach this time was in some ways different than during the “diin” sessions. We still record everything live as a band, but we wanted a bit more definition, less distortion, cleaner drums, more focus on the songs and melodies that lived within the compositions. The music is still dark, melodic and mysterious, but this time with a different angle”.

“amaran” is now available to pre-order from Dark Essence Records at http://karismarecords.bigcartel.com/

More information about KRAKOW can be found on the band’s website at http://www.krakowofficial.com/

Photo by Paul Berhard

Six tracks from KRAKOW can be heard below and on the band’s SoundCloud page at https://soundcloud.com/krakow_band

 

Fan-filmed footage of KRAKOW performing the track “Termination of Origin” from the “Diin” album can be seen below and on the band’s YouTube channel at http://youtu.be/Ku9B1bWCWjc

 

The DARK ESSENCE RECORDS SoundCloud player contains tracks from all the label’s releases and can be heard below and  at http://soundcloud.com/dark-essence-records/sets/dark-essence-records

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/krakowband
Website: http://www.krakowofficial.com/
SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/krakow_band
Band Contact: contact@krakowofficial.com
Dark Essence contact: post@karismarecords.no
Dark Essence Records: www.darkessencerecords.no
Dark Essence SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/dark-essence-records
Dark Essence Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/darkessencerecords
Dark Essence Webshop: http://karismarecords.bigcartel.com/
Dark Essence Records KlickTrack:  shop.klicktrack.com

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