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By TheOmegaProdRecords
#111538 The Omega Productions Records is an independent label, specialized in editing French B-movies "French'xploitation" soundtracks.

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The "productions" of Omega are primarily the protection of a French heritage ignored for many decades, for lack of editions. However, beyond the cinematic "trash" aspect to which they are related, these compositions mix a wide range of sounds; from string score to concrete music, through electronic or electro-acoustic experiments. A domain just waiting to be reclaimed, within a process that is both musicological and cultural.

The composers are numerous, flirting with the music bookseller (Daniel J. White for Montparnasse 2000, Christian Bonneau and Yan Tregger for Musical Touch Sound) as well as the music of horror and pornographic movies or more generally the mood of time. A climate conducive to musical creation, leading to many different and (very) varied catalogs. A true modern archeology is being set up, in order to get the best of these little bits of the history of French film music.

Under the most favorable circumstances, these catalogs are stored in archives of composers, producers or sometimes their relatives in the form of magnetic tapes. The edition is then simpler, most often claiming to include unpublished and other studio falls with the best possible sound quality. Sometimes the musicians or producers themselves admit that they no longer have the bands due to the storage or contractual conditions of the time. These ones are in a state of waiting, and can reappear with the greatest of luck (we can mention the recent and emblematic case of the movie Les Chemins de Katmandou).

Here finally comes the most dreaded case of publishing, where the bands are officially destroyed or erased. If we judge the sound score much too important to be discarded, our efforts will ultimately focus on the only remaining source, the international version of the film (optical track on 35mm copy or 1/4" analogue tape). We started our label in these conditions for our first volume, Le Lac des morts vivants.

The Omega Productions Records is committed to provide the best CD editions possible with respect to the audio restoration or the container. Our booklets of 12 to 16 pages offer many liner notes of speakers (composer, producers, actors or specialists) and unpublished photos, in collaboration with rights holders and other private collectors. We pay particular attention to the supports and boxes as well as the shipments, and the quality of our services.

Since ref. TOP-011CD and following a will of a circuit as short as possible by respect for our composers and listeners, please find our products exclusively in the following physical and digital stores: Metaluna Store (store • Paris, France), Hors-Circuits (store • Paris, France), Music Box Records (Internet • France), VascoCiné (Internet • France), and Ark Enterprise (store • Tokyo, Japan).
We also distribute ourselves through the only sites of Discogs.com and Fnac.fr.

100% "Made in France", from restoration to pressing, ensuring an entirely French quality.

The editions are restored and developed by Lucas Giorgini, discographic and graphic designer of the collections.

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"Horreur à la française" collection:

Vol. I - Le Lac des morts vivants • Daniel J. White • TOP-007CD

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For the first time on CD, limited edition of 500 copies. Booklet of 16 pages, with galleries of posters and other lobby cards.

01 - Opening ("Atlantide Story")* (3:41)
02 - Diurnal Melody for a Bird** (1:03)
03 - Aquatic Sequence (#1 - with SFX) (1:12)
04 - First Attack (1:46)
05 - "Le Lac ! Le Lac ! Oh Le Lac !"** (0:12)
06 - Love Scene (#1) ("Monologue pour piano") (3:56)
07 - Nudist Sequence (With SFX) ("Joie")* (3:28)
08 - Love Scene (#2) ("Eromantic Violins")* (3:07)
09 - Aquatic Sequence (#2) (1:07)
10 - Love Scene (#3) ("Vox Intima")* (2:23)
11 - Peasant Terror (#1 - with SFX) (2:25)
12 - "Promizoulin !"** (0:47)
13 - Aquatic Sequence (#3 - with SFX) (0:50)
14 - Peasant Terror (#2) (2:26)
15 - Horror (0:10)
16 - Love Scene (#4) (1:33)
17 - Aquatic Sequence (#4) (2:37)
18 - Night Symphony for a Bird** (1:03)
19 - Aquatic Sequence (#5) (0:47)
20 - Love Scene (#5) (3:15)
21 - Aquatic Sequence (#6) (0:43)
22 - Peasant Terror (#3) (1:41)

BONUS TRACK
23 - French Trailer (Audio) (2:55)

* Tracks from Daniel J. White's library music albums.
** Quotes from the film.

Total duration • 43:19
Selling price • 11,99 €

Vol. II - La Revanche des mortes vivantes • Christopher Ried • TOP-008CD

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For the first time on CD, limited edition of 500 copies. 12-pages booklet with internal notes by John Bender and Christian Bonneau.

01 - Terror Shout (0:31)
02 - Phantasia (2:12)
03 - Occult Voices (3:08)
04 - Tomb Opening (1:58)
05 - Death Ceremonial (2:56)
06 - Slow Words (3:23)
07 - Mystic Empire (3:33)
08 - Space Wind (3:08)
09 - Grave (2:50)
10 - Cemetery (0:34)
11 - Day of the Dead (2:48)
12 - Death Sounds (0:35)

THE DEAD SUITE:
13 - Death Moments (#1) (0:28)
14 - Death Moments (#2) (0:48)
15 - Death Moments (#3) (0:34)
16 - Death Moments (#4) (0:56)
17 - Death Moments (#5) (0:48)

18 - Mystic Organ (1:22)
19 - Evil Blow (3:18)
20 - Odyssey (3:16)
21 - Doom (2:46)

Total duration • 42:29
Selling price • 11,99 €

Vol. III - Il était une fois le diable • Paul Piot & Michel Roy • TOP-009CD

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For the first time on CD, limited edition of 500 copies. 12-pages booklet, with internal notes by Rurik Sallé.

01 - Main Theme (Devil Story) (8:07)
02 - Normandy Land (2:24)
03 - The Boat Legend (3:04)
04 - Castle Theme (Toccata and Fugue in D Minor: BWV 565) (9:22)
05 - The Chase (5:36)
06 - Main Theme (Reprise) (8:07)
07 - Normandy Land (Reprise) (2:24)

UNRELEASED SUITE:
08 - Unreleased Track #1 (2:40)
09 - Unreleased Track #2 (0:28)
10 - Unreleased Track #3 (0:56)
11 - Unreleased Track #4 (2:54)
12 - Unreleased Track #5 (0:27)
13 - Unreleased Track #6 (2:35)
14 - Unreleased Track #7 (1:37)

Total duration • 51:30
Selling price • 11,99 €

Vol. IV - Mad Mutilator / Trepanator • Jean Richard / Patrick Giordano • TOP-010CD

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For the first time on CD, limited edition of 500 copies. 12-pages booklet, with internal notes by Alain Petit.

OGROFF

01 - Mad Mutilator (Rasta Reaper) (3:37)
02 - The Chase (2:18)
03 - Ogroff's Electronic Suite (19:17)

Duration • 25:13

TREPANATOR

04 - Trepanator (Main Titles) (1:32)
05 - Trepanator (Seq. 2) (1:46)
06 - Trepanator (Seq. 3) (3:04)
07 - Trepanator (Seq. 4) (0:43)
08 - Trepanator (Seq. 5) (1:08)
09 - Trepanator (Seq. 6) (0:55)
10 - Trepanator (Seq. 7) (0:28)
11 - Trepanator (Seq. 8 ) (1:33)
12 - Trepanator (Seq. 9) (0:46)
13 - Trepanator (Seq. 10) (1:42)
14 - Trepanator (Seq. 11) (0:20)
15 - Trepanator (Seq. 12) (4:04)
16 - Trepanator (Seq. 13) (3:04)
17 - Trepanator (End Titles) (2:53)

Duration • 24:03

Total duration • 49:16
Selling price • 11,99 €

Extracts and purchases on https://www.theomegaproductionsrecords.com/

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Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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By TheOmegaProdRecords
#111638
maxlevel wrote:Put all of them out on cassette tape!


This will happen for 2019!

Best regards,

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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By TheOmegaProdRecords
#111825 Preorders for our next volume of our "Horreur à la française" collection will begin Wednesday, 21st November.

An exclusive double feature entitled "Philippe d'Aram for Jean Rollin, opus 3 & 6" and including the soundtracks of The Living Dead Girl (1982) and Dracula's Fiancee (2002), put together for the first time on a single CD.

A postcard is offered for each order concerning this release.

Delivery expected for January, 7th 2019.

Selling price • 15€99

Thank you in advance,

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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By TheOmegaProdRecords
#111874 On preorder now: Collection "Horreur à la française" • Volume V

Preorder • Delivery expected for January, 7th 2019.

The Omega Productions Records is proud to present you an exclusive double feature entitled Philippe d'Aram for Jean Rollin, opus 3 & 6 and including the soundtracks of The Living Dead Girl (1982) and Dracula's Fiancee (2002), put together for the first time on a single CD.

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As a music player inseparable of the universe of Jean Rollin, Philippe d'Aram composed for The Living Dead Girl a partition both dark and melancholic. Twenty years later, the similar sounds of Dracula's Fiancee – from percussion to synthesizers and string pieces – will echo it. This musical polyvalence serves perfectly the images of the master of the fantastic French style.

Straight from composer's original master tapes, this edition contains for the first time the full score of The Living Dead Girl, including three unpublished tracks. With the help of Daniel Gouyette, Dracula's Fiancee is published for the first time on physical media in its full version.

The 16-pages booklet includes bilingual (French / English) internal notes by Philippe d'Aram and an introduction by Lucas Giorgini, as well as numerous shooting pictures from the director's archives. This edition also offers two reversible covers.

Limited collector’s edition of 500 copies with a postcard.

LA MORTE VIVANTE
01 - La Morte vivante (3:15)
02 - Retour au château (2:52)
03 - La boîte à musique (1:26)
04 - Les retrouvailles* (0:27)
05 - La proie (1:29)
06 - La morte dans la crypte (1:18)
07 - Le petit bal* (1:01)
08 - Le petit bal rock* (0:42)
09 - Le petit bal slow (3:21)
10 - Le suicide (1:41)

Total time • 17:32

LA FIANCÉE DE DRACULA
11 - La Fiancée de Dracula (3:12)
12 - La comptine (0:33)*
13 - La nuit du cimetière (3:41)
14 - La Folle de la tour maudite (0:28)
15 - Le gramophone (1:41)
16 - Isabelle rêve (1:21)
17 - La danse des Mille et une Nuits (1:23)
18 - L’attaque (1:32)
19 - L’antre de l’Ogresse (1:34)
20 - La cérémonie (1:03)
21 - La crypte de l’Horloge (4:03)
22 - L’errance de la sœur Tourière (2:14)*
23 - La bague de fiançailles (1:59)
24 - La Vampire et Triboulet (1:15)
25 - Requiescat in pace (1:39)
26 - L’apparition de Dracula (2:28)
27 - Liberté (3:11)

*Missing tracks from Philippe d'Aram's master tapes and extracted from the international versions of the motion pictures.

Total time • 33:17

Total disc time • 50:49

Selling price • 15€99

Samples and preorder at https://www.theomegaproductionsrecords.com/

Photographic credits • Jean-François Caudière & Daniel Gouyette

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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By TheOmegaProdRecords
#111993 From today and until Sunday, it's the BLACK FRIDAY operation in our catalogs (excluding preorders): -25% on many releases.

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Goal? Clear the remaining small stocks for 2019 to make more space for our next releases and collections.

Black Friday at http://www.theomegaproductionsrecords.com

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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By TheOmegaProdRecords
#112387 Two adverts for Philippe d'Aram for Jean Rollin, opus 3 & 6 :

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Our new release is still on preorder and will be shipped January, 7th with an exclusive postcard,

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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By TheOmegaProdRecords
#112766 The referencing concerning Daniel J. White's archives continues... and there is a lot of work!

After many analyzes, listening and many collages (according to various scattered sources), five master tapes from Jess Franco / Daniel J. White are now complete, ready to be digitized, restored and edited.

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Some titles will be available during the year 2019, others will follow fairly quickly.

And don't forget: Preorders for The Living Dead Girl and Dracula's Fiancee continue until January 7th at our website. The CD is now pressing and we will ship all packages at this date.

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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#113403 The Omega Productions Records' team wishes you a warm year 2019!

We would like to thank you again for your support since our first day - and in the midst of a difficult climate where the record industry is constantly struggling - every order is a chance for us to survive.

2018 was complicated. Various reasons, especially our internal functioning, are the cause of an editorial gap of six long months and only three releases. Today, we have totally reformed our approach, visible from all on the quality of our future edition, graphic chart or even website. A big step forward to move to a much higher level.

But thanks to you, this new year will be even better!
New collaborations will expand our catalog.
Here is a small overview of the program:

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• 11 horror and erotic soundtracks will be released.

• Two new collections will open their doors: "Nouvelle vague horrifique" and "Amour à la française".

• 8 CDs.

• An exceptional vinyl release will take place in the coming months.

Thank you again, and continue to support us in our musicological and cinematographic approach.

Best wishes,

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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#113473
inksb wrote:Interested in those erotic soundtracks. Keep us posted.


Stay connected for June, 26th!

Best regards,

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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#113506 Out today: the official soundtrack releases of The Living Dead Girl (1982) and Dracula's Fiancee (2002) on CD. Also available on many digital plateforms (Bandcamp, iTunes, Google Play, Deezer & co). Music composed by Philippe d'Aram.

Vol. V - "Philippe d'Aram for Jean Rollin, opus 3 & 6" - The Living Dead Girl / Dracula's Fiancee • Philippe d'Aram • TOP-011CD

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The Horreur à la française collection offers a panorama of original French horror and fantastic films, rare or unpublished in CD format. Electronic, orchestral or conceptual scores, this anthology seeks to pay tribute to the forgotten composers who have handled the notes of thrill and horror on the big screen.

As a music player inseparable of the universe of Jean Rollin, Philippe d'Aram composed for The Living Dead Girl a partition both dark and melancholic. Twenty years later, the similar sounds of Dracula's Fiancee – from percussion to synthesizers and string pieces – will echo it. This musical polyvalence serves perfectly the images of the master of the fantastic French style.

Straight from composer's original master tapes, this edition contains for the first time the full score of The Living Dead Girl, including three unpublished tracks. With the help of Daniel Gouyette, Dracula's Fiancee is published for the first time on physical media in its full version.

The 16-pages booklet includes bilingual (French / English) internal notes by Philippe d'Aram and an introduction by Lucas Giorgini, as well as numerous shooting pictures from the director's archives. This edition also offers two reversible covers.

Limited collector’s edition of 500 copies with a postcard (exclusive to our website).

LA MORTE VIVANTE
01 - La Morte vivante (3:15)
02 - Retour au château (2:52)
03 - La boîte à musique (1:26)
04 - Les retrouvailles* (0:27)
05 - La proie (1:29)
06 - La morte dans la crypte (1:18)
07 - Le petit bal* (1:01)
08 - Le petit bal rock* (0:42)
09 - Le petit bal slow (3:21)
10 - Le suicide (1:41)

Total time • 17:32

LA FIANCÉE DE DRACULA
11 - La Fiancée de Dracula (3:12)
12 - La comptine (0:33)*
13 - La nuit du cimetière (3:41)
14 - La Folle de la tour maudite (0:28)
15 - Le gramophone (1:41)
16 - Isabelle rêve (1:21)
17 - La danse des Mille et une Nuits (1:23)
18 - L’attaque (1:32)
19 - L’antre de l’Ogresse (1:34)
20 - La cérémonie (1:03)
21 - La crypte de l’Horloge (4:03)
22 - L’errance de la sœur Tourière (2:14)*
23 - La bague de fiançailles (1:59)
24 - La Vampire et Triboulet (1:15)
25 - Requiescat in pace (1:39)
26 - L’apparition de Dracula (2:28)
27 - Liberté (3:11)

*Missing tracks from Philippe d'Aram's master tapes and extracted from the international versions of the motion pictures.

Total time • 33:17

Total disc time • 50:49

Selling price • 15,99€

Streaming and shop at https://www.theomegaproductionsrecords.com/

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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#113969 The Omega Productions Records will meet you on February 13th for the revelation of our next two releases.

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We will release on April 24th, not one, but two (!) soundtracks in our future collection Nouvelle vague horrifique.

If we kept the secret for long months on the first title, we had the delusion of grandeur and we have accepted a second project just three weeks ago, for the same release date! This brings to 12 the number of soundtracks planned on CD this year ... and an extra double vinyl.

However, it will not be a coincidence: beyond the cost that these two editions represent for a small label like ours, it was strictly necessary that they be released the same day...

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Since January 1st, 2019, we have decided to no longer be represented through an official distributor in physical or online stores. Our reference TOP-011CD (The Living Dead Girl / Dracula's Fiancee) is therefore the first release of our catalog not to be available on Amazon, or French physical megastores.

A willingness to deal with the excessive hyper-consumption of our time, sometimes at the expense of the product, but also by extension, our composers' and listeners' respect. We believe that it's ethically impossible to sell off the Culture and devalue our work which is often long and difficult. A form of short circuit is done today, making The Omega Productions Records an independent and selective label, focusing primarily on a quality chain.

As a result, only a handful of physical or online stores have been selected by us to represent our releases on a permanent basis. This list is updated according to the fluctuations of our network.

Metaluna Store (Shop • Paris, France)
Hors-Circuits (Shop • Paris, France)
Music Box Records (Online • France)
VascoCiné (Online • France)
Ark Enterprise (Shop • Tokyo, Japan).

However, we will continue to reference and distribute our editions ourselves through the only sites of Discogs.com, Fnac.fr and of course, our online shop.

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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By TheOmegaProdRecords
#114689 We will announce Wednesday, February 13th, our next two titles scheduled for April 24th, 2019: two CDs, two vinyls (including a 2xLP), volume I and II of our Nouvelle vague horrifique collection.

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The Omega Productions Records had the chance and the honor to be able to edit two soundtracks by the most controversial French director of the 2000s... in direct collaboration with the greatest icon of French pop.

Rendez-vous on March 6th for preorders' opening, that we hope... fierce! More informations soon.

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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By ScoJo
#114700 Hmmm... interesting. I thought immediately about Martyrs, Haute Tension, Inside. But the only combination of filmmaker and composer as described by Lucas that I can come up with is...

Gaspar Noe and Thomas Bangalter??

So maybe Irreversible is one of the releases? And possibly Enter The Void?

Or I'm way off base- seems like a bit of a change of direction for Omega maybe?
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#114774 The French icon isn't in the soundtrack, but as an actress of the movie.
You have one of the release in your post (Bravo!).
Only four days to wait before the revelation!

Or I'm way off base- seems like a bit of a change of direction for Omega maybe?


In all cases, we use different collections to propose the largest French genre film soundtracks as possible.
We will return in the 70's for our two next releases in June, with two Jess Franco's and one porn soundtracks. No change of direction!

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,

The Omega Productions Records,
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By ScoJo
#114859
maxlevel wrote:
irreversible or enter the void


Yes please!


Ha...well I've done some further sleuthing and I reckon you'll be disappointed @max. The 'French pop icon' thing just couldn't be made to fit with Noe's films (and technically he's a 'controversial Argentinian director', not French ;)

I spent ages looking at the cast lists of the films that I mentioned to see if there were any pop stars, with no luck. But funnily enough, the first person who popped into my mind when Lucas stated this was Mylène Farmer, who has a very strong tradition of fantasy/horror themed pop videos (seriously, if you haven't seen them, look them up! Imagine a French-Canadian, X-rated Bonnie Tyler/Kate Bush/Stevie Nicks!! Though the music is more electro-Euro-pop...)

And what do you know, Pascal Laugier (director of Martyrs, possibly most controversial French film of the 2000s) shot a music promo for Mylène Farmer in 2015!

Is this just a coinky-dink? I can't say, but it's the best fit so far in my studious research.

Whatever happens, I continue to be super excited for the stuff that Omega put out. Zut alors!! (in a good way, of course ;)

*EDIT*
Aha! C'est bon ça - looking further and it seems Mylène Farmer plays one of the main roles in Laugier's 2015 horror film 'Incident in a Ghost Land'. I reckon I'm onto something...


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#115081 The Omega Productions Records is very proud to reveal volumes I and II of our new collection Nouvelle vague horrifique dedicated to the French fantastic cinema of the 2000s:

It will be the soundtracks composed respectively by Seppuku Paradigm, George Boukoff, Anthony d'Amario and Ed Rig for the films Martyrs (2008) and Ghostland (2018), directed by Pascal Laugier.

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As a result of a closed collaboration with Eskwad, 5656 Films, Pascal Laugier, Paul van Parys and all the composers, these two scores will be released on April 24th on vinyl (including a double album for Ghostland), CD and digital download.

These editions will be limited to 1000 vinyl copies and 500 CDs. We can't currently know how preorders will progress. We will try to satisfy the greatest number, without press to the request for the moment.

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The official visuals will be disclosed at the opening of the preorders to be held on March 6th at 10:00 am (French time), exclusively on our online store (http://www.theomegaproductionsrecords.com).
Our goal? To allow each of you to order in the best possible conditions, to satisfy you.

For more informations, follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/theomegaproductionsrecords), Twitter (@TheOmegaRecords) and Instagram (@theomegaprodrecords),

#ghostlandomega

The Omega Productions Records,

Lucas Giorgini,
Label manager,