Mike Krompass (Mike K) A multi-Platinum music producer, songwriter, mixer, engineer, multi-Instrumentalist and programmer, Mike Krompass has produced, engineered, mixed, written and played on many top charting Billboard hits, selling in excess of millions of units worldwide. A transplant from Toronto Canada to L.A., Mike now resides with his wife and children in Valencia CA, working out of their studio “Twelve Records Music.”
Mike; previously a staff writer with publishers such as Kara Diaguardi’s /BMG’s Arthouse Ent, Razor and Tie, and Black River Ent., has delivered singles across a wide range of diverse artists.
Mike’s collaborations include artists such as Meghan Trainor, Steven Tyler, 5th Harmony, Ashley Clark, Mutt Lange, Smash Mouth, Theory Of A Deadman, J Dash, American Idol David Archuleta, Kris Allen, Jordan Knight (New Kids on the Block), Jared Lee, Cassidee Pope, Nickelodeon, Cartel, Jennifer Paige, Robbie Nevil, Three Graces, American Bang, Natasha Bedingfield, Aly and AJ, Hayden Panettiere & Colby O’donis among many others.
Mike’s music has been featured in many major motion picture soundtracks and television shows syndicated worldwide.
Mike began his career in Toronto Canada as a top studio/ live session guitar Player and music Director. As a guitar player. He has performed with and shared the stage with notable acts such as Nelly Furtado, Edwin Elton John, U2, Destiny’s Child, Cheap Trick, & others. Mike has appeared/played on major network tv shows such as American Idol, SNL, David Letterman, Rosie, Wendy Williams, Live with Regis and Kelly, Jay Leno, Top Of The Pops, Bill O’grady .
In recent years, Mike has held the position the Music Director /guitar player for American Idol David Archuleta/Demi Lovato tour as well as being the current guitar player/MD & band member of “Smash Mouth“.
Mike has very recently joined “Stadium” a new “super group” with members from INXS, Aerosmith and is currently in the studio writing and producing the album, as well as a new rock project in the works with superstar bass player Billy Sheehan , session drummer extraordinaire Randy Cooke and Rock Star Super Nova finalist Toby Rand .