has officially announced May 2 as the kick-off date for the recording of highly-anticipated "Ziltoid the Omniscient
Sharing the news via Twitter, Devin noted, "So recording of Z2 starts May 2nd in LA! The project started so far include ztv a big graphic novel comic, a documentary and crazy live show."
The musician further added, "The pledge starts in about a week, and although it's as Casualties of Cool, all additional funding goes directly into Ziltoid and Z2. The amount we're planning is crazy ... and a ton of fun I think. Just taken forever to sort out and make plans for."
As reported, Townsend announced he'll be working on three projects during 2014, singling out Casualties of Cool
, Ziltoid 2
, as well as a relaxation music project with flutist Kat Epple
."I know I've been overwhelming people with music, but the releases are staggered to give each room,"
Devin tweeted back in September. "Casualties April, z2 next years end. But:
"Also making a record of simple relaxation music with Kat. Just guitar and flute. Will just be a side release, but captures that echoey vibe."
"Ziltoid the Omniscient" saw its release in June 2007 via InsideOut Music.