Crater was recorded and mixed by the artists at various locations and home studios. Additional recording was done by Randall Dunn (Earth, Marissa Nadler, Oren Ambarchi). Menche and Mamiffer have also collaborated in the past with other artists such as Kevin Drumm, Merzbow/Masami Akita, KK Null, Jenks Miller, Aaron Dilloway, and Jon Mueller. Collectively Daniel Menche and Mamiffer have released over 120 releases over their respective careers, issued by labels such as Editions Mego, Hydra Head, Daymare Recordings, Touch, Sub Rosa, and Important.
CD edition of 500 copies with 12 page booklet, housed in custom dutotone printed jacket by Stumptown Printers featuring artwork, photography and design by Faith Coloccia (SIGE Records, Mamiffer) and Daniel Menche