Please present your label, when and where was it started, who is involved in its activities and what genres are promoted by it.
We from Kristallblut Records are a new high quality Label for Deep and atmospheric Music and startet our Label in middle of 2012. We are specialised in the genres:
- Ambient Black Metal
- Space Black Metal
- Symphonic Black Metal
- Epic Black Metal
- Post Black Metal
and also deep atmospheric space and spherical Ambient.
The Label is run by me (Thorkraft) also involved as musician in Bands like Sieghetnar, Askuror, Harsgathyr and ALEX WIESER from Uruk-Hai, Eismond, Hrossharsgrani etc.
Tell us a few words on each or the most important releases of your label, and which of them are still available for purchase.
The first Release of our Label is the Debut Demo from EISMOND. We released it in a blue Amaray A5 Tray with a professional factory pressed CD. This was our first own release and represent our Label in the best way. Deep atmospheric Space Ambient with some Black Metal Touch.
After this release was following OBSCURA MONOTONIA ANIMAE + THE EARTH KING. These both Albums we have released each in a 6 panel high quality Digipack. Obscura Monotonia Animae plays atmospheric Black Metal like Coldworld etc. and THE EARTH KING shamanic Ritual Black Metal, a very unique Style!
These are still available and can be listened on our homepage.
What are the most important features you look for in a band that is or has the chance to be signed on your label?
Well, it is important for us, that a band have a deep atmospheric charackteristic in their music. The full album has to be a masterpiece. We like these concept albums.
The Band should be create their music with heart. Each Band have a chance, our concept is great atmopheric Music for our customers.
How can a band get in touch with you? What should bands know before submitting their promos for your consideration?
Bands can get in contact via email (email@example.com) or also send their physical promo cd to our adress. it is important to send a full and good info about their work and philosophy. A first impression with a link to youtube is also possible. then we will see if the band is maybee intersting for our label.
What's the most important thing in the relationship between you and your bands? What is your label offering to its bands?
Until now we are a new label and want to work with the bands in best way.
for us it is important to save and help the artist in all way. Our Bands get 10% free from the release we produce and we are looking for great promotion, like full pages in zines and samplertracks.
also if there are fans which have also interest in vinyl we also look to produce this in lim. way.
Is there anything you planned with your label and has not yet been completed?
Yes, there are some upcoming releases from Bands like SIEGHETNAR (trancezendental Ambient Black Metal) EISMOND (Space Ambient) FORGOTTEN WINTER (Symphonic Space Black Metal) SCHATTENVALD (Epic Black Metal) OBSIDIAN GATE (Symphonic Orchestral Black Metal)
How does the future looks for your label? Any major projects you would like to share with us?
Yes, the first 3 Demo Releases of Schattenvald will be out next time I+II+III as re-release in 6 panel digipack! all are sold out and also OBSIDIAN GATE will release their 4th album on our label.
How can anyone get in touch with you? Please list your website, webstore and/or social media links.
All infos and our shop you will find on www.kristallblutrecords.com, we have also a youtube chanel and a facebook account. Under firstname.lastname@example.org all can get in contact with us.