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EVERYTHING
12" Pre sale (16.07.2021)
electronic stuff
Kompakt 434
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SOUND OF MIND (2LP+MP3)
2x12"+mp3 Pre sale (25.06.2021)
new album by barcelona based raxon
Kompakt 433
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SIGNS UNDER TEST (2X12INCH LP + DL, REPRESS 2021)
2x12" lp + cd Pre sale
ltd repress , 200 copies , 2lp + dl, an unabashedly dreamy collection of 11 expertly crafted cuts that rank among the artist s best work to date
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PARABOLAS (2X12 LP + DL ,REPRESS 2021)
2x12" lp Pre sale
ltd repress 200 copies , 2lp + dl ... expect the unexpected, they say, and it should come as a surprise to many as we warmly welcome to the kompakt family one of americas most celebrated producers in dance music, john tejada! born in austria, he relocated to his current home of los angeles at the age of 8 and, following a brief career in hip-hop, found his home in electronic music. if you are even the slightest fan of the genre, you will be hard-pressed not to have heard his music over his decade+-long career. >parabolas< is a true highlight in john tejadas deep catalogue. bold words indeed for a producer who is known for unexpected variation and tremendous musical imagination
Kompakt 234
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MELT (LP, CLEAR VINYL+MP3)
coloured 12" lp+mp3 18.06.21
clear vinyl, including downloadcode
Kompakt 437
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AUTO SEQUENCE START
12" 11.06.21
new ep by steve moore
Kompakt 436
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CELESTE
12" 30.04.21
inkl. robag wruhme & roman flügel remix
Kompakt 431
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BLOND
12" 23.04.21
Kompakt 002
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ROBSON PONTE
12" 16.04.21
2021 reissue - megaphatter minimal stomper zu ehren des brazil - italo strikers from bayer leverkusen !!!
Kompakt 009
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BOESER HERBST (LP+MP3)
12" lp+mp3 09.04.21
lp incl. download card
Kompakt 432
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YEAR OF THE LIVING DEAD (2LP+MP3)
2x12" 26.02.21
2021 album of john tejada!
Kompakt 428
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KNEE DEEP (LP + DL)
12" lp + dl 26.02.21
2021 repress , incl dl, tomas barfod, tomas hoffding and jeppe kjellberg aka whomadewho have paved an illustrious career spanning numerous singles and two acclaimed full length albums. they have certainly been one of the few acts in the past decade to successfully redefine the term crossover in music thanks to their genre hopping creative tact. now, whomadewho team up with kompakt to bring you this very special release. following a long tour and still riding on success of their last full length >the plot< (2009), in early 2010 the copenhagen trio isolated themselves in several rooms of an semi-built hotel near the harbour of their hometown.
Kompakt 230
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INTERNAL DESTINATION
12" 19.02.21
kompakt welcomes orlando voorn with his new internal destination ep
Kompakt 426
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HEROIN
12" 29.01.21
re-release of the record originally released on 2001-05-03!
Kompakt 035
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BRIGHTER (2LP+DL) (RE-RELEASE)
2x12" + dl 21.12.20
the re-release comes in a new modified cover design - without punch-out and without printed innersleeves. whomadewho have truly succeeded on their mission to eschew convention. fusing pop and disco memes with punk paraphernalia, they now return with the sublime full length >brighter<. the new album operates as the missing link between the radical playfulness of the bands previous full-length >the plot< and the introspective focus of >knee deep<, bridging their early work with a newly founded sense of sincerity and musicianship..
Kompakt 254
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GUTE LUFT (2LP+DL) (RE-RELEASE)
2x12"+dl 21.12.20
re-release! 2x12 inch + dl , gute luft is the result of months of work scoring the hit german tv film 24h berlin - the longest documentary film in history which featured 80 camera teams following the lives of berliners over a 24 hour period. obviously a huge challenge for fehlmann, beyond the scope of the project and hours of music involved in a 24 hour film, there was dealing with the decision making process that went with working with such a large production team. as he shared scoring duties with another musician (separately), inevitably a lot of his music ended up not making the final cut. gute luft is about re-tweaking and editing material from the countless hours of recording he had created. in a sense, gute luft is fehlmanns ideal soundtrack to the 24h berlin documentary.
Kompakt 211
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SYNCHRONICITY (2LP+DL)
2x12" lp+mp3 11.12.20
incl. axel boman, michael mayer, adana twins
Kompakt 427
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POP AMBIENT 2021 (LP+DOWNLOAD)
12" lp 27.11.20
incl. reich & wuerden, joachim spieth & pepo galan, yui onodera
Kompakt 430
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VIDEOSPHERE (LP+MP3)
12" lp+mp3 23.10.20
Kompakt 424
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WAS HERE (2X12INCH + DL)
2x12" 29.05.20
after total 19 yotam avni is back on kompakt
Kompakt 419
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FRAME DRAGGING
12" 06.03.20
Kompakt 415
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POP AMBIENT 2020 (2X12INCH + DL)
2x12" 22.11.19
20 jahre pop ambient / einfach mal entschleunigen
Kompakt 410
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POP AMBIENT 2001 (LP+DL)
12" 22.11.19
finally on vinyl
Kompakt 411
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PARTICLE/MATTER-WAVE/ENERGY (LP+DL)
12" lp 11.10.19
download code inside
Kompakt 407
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LILY EP
12" 02.08.19
super frisch & tiefenentspannt
Kompakt 406
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GILLI 88 EP
12" 12.07.19
enzo elia is kown from releases on compost, free range and black pearls records
Kompakt 405
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LOST CAT
12" 28.06.19
laut eigenen angaben genieße es dj balduin, musik zu produzieren, die seine zuhoerer in den „zustand der hypnose versetzt und gleichzeitig mit gelegentlichen zarten schla&#776,,,,gen ins gesicht wachhaelt“
Kompakt 404
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WAS WIR SPUEREN
12" 17.05.19
reinhard voigt returns to his own label kompakt with another episode of satiric techno to enlighten today’s current trend of deadpan dance music
Kompakt 402
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MUSIC FOR STOCK EXCHANGE (2X12INCH + DL)
2x12" 15.04.19
lange zeit verborgenes juwel und eine der wichtigsten veröffentlichungen für den späteren „sound of cologne“. ursprünglich 1993 auf cd erschienen bei der eröffnung des delirium recordshops in köln – dem geburtshaus von kompakt. jetzt erstmals auf vinyl erhältlich!
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VELVET DESERT MUSIC VOL 1 (2X12INCH + DL)
2x12" 29.03.19
velvet desert music vol. 1 introduces a new compilation series on kompakt, curated by one of cologne’s leading figures in electronic music, jörg burger (aka the modernist, the bionaut, burger/ink and many more).
Kompakt 398
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THE WEIGHT (2X12INCH + DL)
2x12" 01.03.19
das zweite album von weval
Kompakt 396
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TIME SAFARI
12" 22.02.19
second ep from clarian on kompakt
Kompakt 397
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ANIITIME
12" 18.01.19
london based anii returns to kompakt.
Kompakt 394
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1929 - DAS JAHR BABYLON (LP + MP3)
12" 17.12.18
thomas fehlmanns filmmusik zum dokumentarfilm von volker heise. die vinyl-lp erscheint inklusive downloadcode.
Kompakt 401
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POP AMBIENT 2019 (2X12INCH + DL)
2x12" 30.11.18
the yearly ambient show case from kompakt
Kompakt 395
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THE FIFTY ELEVEN PROJECT (3X12INCH+DL+POSTER)
3x12 lpbox 26.10.18
limited edition. triple transparent vinyl 180g incl. poster & download code. box will be opened for shipping to avoid seam-split. hinweis: box ist verschweißt, wird aber fÜr den versand geÖffnet.
Kompakt 393
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INFINITE MOMENT (2X12INCH + DL)
2x12" 21.09.18
incl download card q!
Kompakt 392
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LOS LAGOS (VINYL, 2LP+MP3)
2x12" lp+mp3 07.09.18
los lagos ist das siebte soloalbum von thomas fehlmann, sein viertes für kompakt nach seinem berlin-album gute luft von 2010.
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SINGULARITY
12" 10.08.18
fresh off the release of his cosmo ep earlier this year, longstanding label stalwart fetisch reignites the fire with ‘singularity ep’ - the second ep from the forthcoming terranova album.
Kompakt 389
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RAUSCH (2X12+DL CODE)
2x12" 18.05.18
rausch ohne namen / mein schöner schein / du bist die sonne / hier will ich sein / rausch ohne morgen / wir brennen hier / die sterne funkeln / im flammenmeer / hörner und fanfaren / fanfaren der freude / fanfaren der angst / den wein den man mit augen trinkt / gießt nachts der mond in wogen nieder / vorsicht mit der axt eugene / personal jesus / kein anfang kein ende / achtzehnter oktember / die nacht bricht an / der könig kommt / die jagd beginnt / freude schöner götterfunken / der lange marsch durchs unterholz / glaub mir da ist nichts / es war einmal ein räuber / der liebte einen prinzen / das ist lange her / frühling sommer herbst und gas / es fährt ein zug nach nirgendwo / pauken und trompeten / zukunft ohne menschen / warmer schnee / alles ist gut / die glocken läuten / du bist nicht allein / das rauschen im wald / das rauschen im kopf / leicht wie nebel / schwer wie blei / musik ergibt sich / strömt wie gas / eine lichtung / schweres gepäck / einstand im jenseits / der tod hat sieben katzen / weltkulturerbe rausch / endlich unendlich

wolfgang voigt 2018
Kompakt 386
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MIXTAPE VOL. 1 (LP + MP3)
12" UK 13.04.18
to those familiar with the output of cologne-based imprint firm from back in the early ‘00s, the name of geiger, alias nass, shall undoubtedly ring a bell. herald of an hedonistic melange of funk-soaked electro pop and guitar-riddled synth music, sitting somewhere close to acts like ween and junior boys, alexander geiger is about to break a eight-year hiatus with the drop of his debut album under the newly-founded moniker of fahrland. a release that both encompasses a healthy dose of the discoid tropes from the firm era but also aspires to split with a segment of it, geared towards exploring further undisclosed fringes of his shape-shifting sound universe, ‘mixtape vol.1’ is the fruit of a decisive move from the sleepless berlin to the peaceful countryside landscapes of fahrland – a lushly forested area near potsdam which you’ll have understood played an essential role in geiger’s longed-for return. the vinyl lp includes a download code.
kompakt 382
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TAME
12" 06.04.18
a staple of the los angeles house and techno scene, alexandre mouracade’s much developed cv speaks volumes as for the consistency and impact of the man’s contribution to the city of angels’ nightlife for the past two decades. founder of the seminal making shapes party as well as a knowledgeable techno and disco head, this versatile all-rounder eventually established as a full-fledged producer in the past years, releasing solo under his real name and the alias of sonns, and alongside fellow partner in crime travis kirschbaum as split secs on their own machine limited outlet.
Kompakt 383
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IN THE FIELDS OF NOTHING (LP+DL)
12" 09.03.18
seeking the overwhelming vibration of the genuine sound wave and its profound echo on the soul, kenneth james gibson has spent his career experimenting under a variety of aliases like as many brushstrokes to an ever polymorphic palette - successively releasing as apendics.shuffle, bell gardens, reverse commuter, dubloner, kenneth james g., kj gibbs, bal cath, eight frozen modules, and premature wig… the list is long. near to two years after his first incursion on kompakt with his third studio lp the evening falls , gibson returns with in the fields of nothing , his second full-length delivery for the cologne-based imprint.
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DEAD START PROGRAM (2LP+MP3)
2x12"+mp3 09.02.18
following up to three albums on kompakt since 2011, the latest being signs under test (kom321/komcd119) in 2015, los angeles based house and techno producer john tejada returns to the cologne-based imprint with his thirteenth full-length, dead start program - an eleven-track journey spanning a prismatic array of styles and patterns, from john s signature soulful techno tunes to the further mazy, hypnotic motifs of his trancey electro hybrids. be it solo or through a host of multifaceted collaborations, tejada keeps himself busy on all fronts in and off the club environment, be it by contributing the 44th number in fabric s seminal mix series, playing drums for detroit legend daniel bell (as dbx), testing the limits of acid with tin man or joining forces with the hilarious self-proclaimed disinformationist reggie watts as wajatta. since his beginnings and the drop of his debut 12inch, waxing , released through his own label palette recordings over twenty years ago, john has been carving out a lane of his own combining and assembling elements from all ends of his wide-spanning spectrum of reference in a way that allows a more direct transition from the realm of the mind to the circuits of the machine, as confirmed by the deliberately limited studio setup used in the making of the present album. navigating across the lines, from the arrhythmic machine spook of the album s opener autoseek via the straight out thumping and jacking pulse of hypochondriac and heavy-lidded breakbeat of sleep spindle onto the kosmische-infused vibrations of telemetry, vibrant slo-mo inertia of loss and wistful club-ready winds of duty cycle and heal, john threads his way through genres and tempos with optimal chameleonic effect. cloaked in a beautiful sleeve art courtesy of johns long time friend juan mendez aka silent servant another key contributor to the los angeles scene worldwide
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II REMIXES
12" 27.10.17
following their much acclaimed surprise debut, vermonts sophomore longplayer presented another set that rewards deep listening (allmusic) and a mix of simplicity and richness whose result is a feeling of spaciousness and a thrilling sense of weightlessness (xlr8r). stripping away even more percussion than on its predecessor, ii saw marcus worgull and danilo plessow zooming in on ambience, texture and sonic cohesiveness, allowing each electronic voice to come into focus (pitchfork). now, ii remixes puts the beat back into the mix, thanks to iconic artists dixon, i:cube and wassermann who each develop their own irresistible groove out of the immersive source material. as one of the albums most highlighted cuts, dschuna gets the royal treatment by innervisions head and internationally revered selector dixon who proves his strong command of the dance floor with a hypnotic ride that surrounds the soaring sounds of the original with tribal esque vocals. the instrumental version drops the chants, but retains the enchantment, all elegant rhythm and gorgeous strings. versatiles i:cube, legendary producer and dj in its own right, brings a distinctly parisian touch to the spectral skorbut, whose sci-fi-imbued widescreen aura gets reimagined as laser-gun-wielding space funk machine. meanwhile, wolfgang voigt aka wassermann condenses paradigma’s roaming synths into pulsating trance swells on his stomping krautramatrik mix.
Kompakt 369
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APOKALYPSE MAU
12" 15.09.17
als einer von kompakts mitbegründern und –besitzern zeichnet reinhard voigt für ein gesamtwerk verantwortlich, das unsere musikalische historie von anfang an entscheidend geprägt hat - sei es als ambient-tanz-projekt sturm, techno-raufbold s.r.i., experimenteller profan-mitstreiter pentax, ein drittel von kölns legendärer house-boyband forever sweet oder einfach unterm eigenen klarnamen, mit unentbehrlichen releases wie etwa der frühe speicher-hit “supertiel” (kom ex 2) oder die jüngsten solo-eps “kontraste” (kom 351) und “reisen & speisen” (kom 338). voigts produktionen fanden eine heimat auf kultlabels mille plateaux oder harvest, helfen aber auch beim anschieben jüngerer plattformen wie kompakt-nachwuchs kx. zurück auf dem mutterschiff, präsentiert er die neue 12” apokalypse mau, deren zwei tracks für rohen, brutzelnden, zielstrebigen techno plädieren – die sorte techno, die unerwartete dynamik aus reduziertesten synthie-motiven sowie scheinbar willkürlichen bleeps herausschält und in selbstbewusste schieber für gierige tanzflure verwandelt.
Kompakt 368
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WHATNESS (LP+DL CODE)
12" lp 14.07.17
obwohl die letzte kompakt-offerte aus dem studio der legendären russichen synthesizeristen scsi-9 schon eine weile zurückliegt – 2008, um genau zu sein, mit dem album “easy as down” (kompakt cd 068) -, hat co-gründer und techno/house-virtuose anton kubikov nicht auf der faulen haut geaalt, sondern sein eigenes label pro-tez records gepflegt – und eine karriere als solo-künstler mit klarem drang zur verdubbten tonlandschaft und ambient-musik in die wege geleitet. whatness ist seine erste solo-album-veröffentlichung unter eigenem namen und webt einen luftigen wie schillernden klangteppich, der genau da weitermacht, wo kubikovs exzellente beiträge zu unserer pop ambient compilation-reihe aufgehört haben. anton kubikovs besonderes ohr für ambientes und tonale räume war schon immer integraler bestandteil von scsi-9s musikalischer dna, die gerne zwischen fokussierter tanzathletik und ausufernden melodieräumen changiert – doch erst als solo-künstler macht er sich daran, diese räume wirklich auszuloten und geheimnisvollen klangspuren in neblige, hallende gegenden zu folgen. kubikovs gastspiele auf mehreren ausgaben unserer pop ambient-serie deuteten auf ein vielverprechendes neues projekt im talentpool hin – ein versprechen, das mit dem mitreissenden klangbad von whatness mehr als erfüllt wird.
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GAHALOWOOD
12" 07.07.17
der französische trackbastler sebastien bouchet ist bekannt für seinen hang zu tiefem, exzentrischem techno und house – und seinen ruf nur selten etwas zu veröffentlichen. seine rückkehr zu kompakt unter neuem projektnamen sebastopol ist deshalb ein ganz besonderer leckerbissen, datiert doch sein letzter eintrag ins grosse kompakt-buch ins jahr 2014 zurück, als er die hochgelobte speicher 77 (kompakt extra 77) ins rennen schickte.
dementsprechend sind die erwartungen hoch und zahlreich, werden allerdings mehr als befriedigt mit der neuesten scheibe gahalowood welche bouchets talent für ungewöhnliche ohrwürmer mit einem kraftvollen drang zum tanzflur synchronisiert.

titeltrack gahalowood bringt den fluss schnell ins rollen, dank einer stoischen kickdrum und drängelnden synthies – aber es sind diese vocals, die einen wirklich in den strudel hineinziehen und von atmosphärischen tupfern zur lautstark gehauchten hymne ausarten, getränkt mit all der matten romantik einer 80er welleband.
auf der kehrseite scheint flash pool ähnlich investiert in die menschliche stimmgewaltlosigkeit und mischt das intime groovegeflüster in den vordergrund – nimmt dann aber eine unerwartete wendung in psychedelisches kuhglockenterritorium, wo wilde bleeps auf den wiesen umherstromern und hooklines auf den seltsamsten bäumen wachsen. zum abschluss präsentiert heaven einen vergleichsweise geradlinigen house-bogen, kommt aber nicht umhin einiges an vertrippter güte zu erschnüffeln – in jedem fall dürfte der durst aufs klangabenteuer hier vollstens gestillt werden.
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HEIMAT (2X12 + MP3)
2x12" 19.05.17
kompakt releasing t.raumschmiere’s new, epic solo full-length heimat. it presents another side of his work which was always there, but never got that much airtime: the artist, the author, the composer with the crystal-clear sound. heimat is a stunning techno album that neither excludes ambient, nor gets reduced to constant ass kicking. it s perhaps the best recording so far from this man who asks so deeply, so extensively, so much. and at some point even answers.
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NARKOPOP (3X12 INCH LP+CD ARTBOOK)
3x12" lp+cd book 28.04.17
fast zwei jahrzehnte nach dem letzten offiziellen gas-albumrelease kehrt wolfgang voigt mit einem brandneuen langspieler zu seinem legenda&#776,,,ren ambientprojekt zuru&#776,,,ck. narkopop setzt die klassische gas-a&#776,,,sthetik zwischen symphonischer gro&#776,,,sse und subtiler variation fort, eine reise zu den untiefen von rausch und entru&#776,,,cktheit. - erha&#776,,,ltlich als luxurio&#776,,,se hardcover cd oder vinyl artbook edition inkl. 24-seitigem booklet. die 3xlp vinyl-version entha&#776,,,lt eine cd mit dem gesamten album und einen vinyl-exklusiven bonustrack.
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OUT OF TIME
12" 28.04.17
as internationally renowned dj and producer, uk dance pioneer sasha doesn t need much of an introduction - he s been busy revamping genre expectations since the late 80s and became famous through a plethora of musical endeavours, from residencies at legendary clubs such as the hacienda, shelley s and renaissance to an era-defining dj partnership with john digweed in the 90s or his solo studio efforts that include remixes for the xx, pet shop boys, foals, gusgus, madonna and countless other stars.
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THE COW REMIXES - SIN IN SPACE PT. 3
12" 03.03.17
we continue the orb’s sin in space remix ep series with a third volume focussing on the duo’s latest full-length, the highly acclaimed cow / chill out, world! (kompakt 354 cd 134). the spontaneous, organic vibe and sample artistry of the album is reflected in three distinct reworks from highly respected kompakt mainstays the field, dave dk and jÖrg burger - all of them informed with surprising twists and displaying a clear lineage to the source material. the field’s remix of 9 elms over river eno takes the original s percussive part and unfolds it to a swirling, tropical epic that alludes as much to the orb s multifaceted sound collages as it does to the hypnotic, looping flow of the field s own output. meanwhile, dave dk turns in a club-friendly revamp of 4am exhale with the fittingly titled accellerator mix, indulging in exquisitely lyrical glitches and the magic of the straight bassdrum. jÖrg burger takes a shot at the beatless 5th dimensions with the excellent dschungeloper mix - its loose pop jam feeling and flirty shuffle rhythm recall burger’s lush lounge core efforts under his triola monicker.
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II (LP+MP3)
12"+mp3 10.02.17
following their much-acclaimed surprise debut album vermont from 2014, motor city drum ensembles danilo plessow and innervisions marcus worgull reunite for more synth daydreaming on the suitably titled ii. the new outing continues where the first full-length left off, strolling further down the luminous and undulating path that the duo turned into, influenced in equal measures by kosmische, krautrock, minimal wave and synth soundtracks.
Kompakt 361
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POP AMBIENT 2017 (LP + DOWNLOAD CODE)
12" lp 25.11.16
pop ambient - our longest-running compilation series after total - sees a new instalment for 2017, featuring exclusive material from acclaimed genre veterans and series newcomers jens-uwe beyer, yui onodera & scanner, max wÜrden, leandro fresco, thore pfeiffer, kenneth james gibson and soulsavers remixed by wolfgang voigt.
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COW / CHILL OUT WORLD (LP+MP3)
12" lp+mp3 14.10.16
being pioneers with a new album created in no more than 6 months, the orb are bound to be exposed to fan expectations running high, while quizzical questions about little fluffy clouds and the good old times take over. it s especially jarring as the duo of accomplished soundsmiths alex paterson and thomas fehlmann has become known for its genre-bending curiosity and surprising sonic detours, exploring experimental soundscapes as well as club-friendly beats. the funny thing is, though, that whatever the context, you know a track from the orb when you hear it. case in point: cow / chill out, world!, their latest full-length offering - a masterful ambient album that branches out in many directions, but unmistakably sounds like the orb in either ear (and probably to your third ear, too).
Kompakt 354
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TEUFELSBERG
12" 09.09.16
als weiterer höhepunkt eines unglaublichen laufs, der letztes jahr mit sicko (kompakt 322) und you are a blade (kompakt 343) begann, präsentiert der uk-produzent und langjährige kompakt-vertraute rex the dog zwei brandneue knaller auf teufelsberg, ein perfekter spagat zwischen dem kraftvollen, melodieverliebten techno seiner früheren produktionen und dem rohen, muskulösen stil mit analogem biss, welcher seinen aktuellen output charakterisiert. letzteres sollte nicht verwundern, ist rex doch zunehmend in do-it-yourself synthesizer-design abgetaucht und baut inzwischen modulare gerätschaften für seine studio und bühnenbelange selbst. das titelstück teufelsberg startet schlank und sehnig, dreht mit treibenden beats und einer simplen, aber schwer effektiven bassline schnell den hahn auf, der wahre star ist hier jedoch eine mitreissende melodie, die wie in zeitlupe über die gesamte lauflänge des tracks explodiert, dank ungemein malerischer synthesizerklänge die auch vor radikalen breaks nicht zurückschrecken. währenddessen keilt die rückseite mit einer ordentlichen portion rave auf dem industrial-beeinflussten shortwave aus erneut ein unermüdlicher techno-schieber zur besten sendezeit, der sowohl monumental als auch verspielt kann.
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LOST IN TIME EP
12" 10.06.16
als einer, der sich nie leicht kategorisieren ließ, hat der hochrespektierte dj und produzent will saul stets die gesamte bandbreite der elektronischen tanzmusik zum thema gemacht: von deep house zu techno und uk bass findet alles den weg in seine sets und tracks, jenseits von genregrenzen und gerne inspiriert von zeitgenössischen wie klassischen impulsen.
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THE EVENING FALLS (LP+MP3)
12"+mp3 29.04.16
the fourth instalment in our pop ambient album series after stellar full-lengths from leandro fresco, thore pfeiffer and jens-uwe beyer. a journey through vast aural landscapes with an intricately woven tapestry of swelling string drones, shimmering pedal steel and minimalist piano motives. lp edition pressed on 180gr audiophile vinyl, including a download code for the entire album
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THE FOLLOWER (2X12 INCH LP+MP3)
2x12"+mp3 01.04.16
much-celebrated kompakt staple the field returns to the spotlight with new album the follower, his fifth full-length offering after from here we go sublime (kompakt rsd 02 cd 57), yesterday and today (kompakt 193 cd 72), looping state of mind (kompakt 241 cd 94) and cupids head (kompakt 290 cd 110). swedish soundsmith axel willner is well-known for his mastery when it comes to the allusive layering of loops, but it was with his last album cupids head that a newly-found, somewhat pressing snappishness started to replace the soft-hued sonics of his ambient-infused techno, imbued with a darker mood and stronger footing than before. a carefully gauged balance of stoic motorik and gloomy drones was key here - just as it is for the follower which goes even further in blurring the lines between concrete experimentation, body music and precisely laid-out arrangement, leading to one of the most rhythmically and texturally engaging listening experiences in willners catalogue.
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TEACHER
12" 27.11.15
a masterfully composed ep catering to both the gleeful romantic and the affectionate incendiary.
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POP AMBIENT 2016 (LP+CD)
12" lp+cd 16.11.15
lp+cd edition pressed on 180gr vinyl and includes a cd version of the album (no download code)
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THE MAGICAL PARTY
12" 06.11.15
das französische duo the silent ones alias aalik und fred traverso hat sich auf eine eigene variante von indie-geprägtem, elektronischem pop spezialisiert, eine zeitgemäße Übersetzung von klassischen cold-wave- und minimal-synth-einflüssen
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WELCOME TO THE PRESENT (2X12 INCH 180 G VINYL LP + CD)
2x12"+cd 23.10.15
blond:ishs album debut sees the duo departing from the club and embarking on a universal journey.
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IT LL BE JUST FINE / GROW UP
12" 25.09.15
two glistening cuts that marry serious beat science with heartfelt lyrics and soaring melodies.
Kompakt 344
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NAI NAI
12" 27.07.15
the dj/producer trio partok matushka apfelberg comes up with a slick, propulsive techno debut on kompakt.
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TIME IS RUNNING
12" 15.06.15
its the long-awaited return of a classic combo - michael mayer and reinhard voigt join forces for time is running
Kompakt 328
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IM BLICKFELD (180 G VINYL LP+CD)
2x12", 180 g, + cd 26.05.15
a decidely concrete und highly personal interpretation of the genre. limited to 500 units.
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EL REINO INVISIBLE (LP+CD)
12"+cd 02.03.15
seit der begründung zur jahrtausendwende war pop ambient immer eine herzensangelegenheit: sorgfältig kuratiert von wolfgang voigt, zeigten diese veröffentlichungen nie ein sonderliches interesse am tagesgeschmack. eher genredefinierend als trendsetzend, folgten sie ihrem eigenen weg und etablierten eine einzigartige Ästhetik irgendwo zwischen experimentellen field recordings, no-age musik und geschmeidigem synthie-pop - wir nennen es auch gerne fahrstuhlmusik für vertikalverweigerer.
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THE OTHER VERSIONS
12" 23.02.15
remixes from the dance floor connoisseurs mano le tough, dj tennis and vermonts marcus worgull.
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GOLDEN PRINTS
12" 09.02.15
a gorgeous set of synth-driven, beat-bound soundscapes rich in atmosphere and suspense.
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RACHANEE
12" 08.12.14
reinhard voigt presents new solo material with the first 12inch under his own name since all in from 2007.
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SPEICHER 82
12" 01.12.14
for speicher 82, brothers in crime voigt & voigt deliver two mind-altering doses of psychotropic techno.
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ZUG UM ZUG
12" 10.11.14
1st kompakt outing under saschas proper name in a decade combines the straightforward and the uncanny.
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POP AMBIENT 2015 (LP+CD)
12" lp +cd 10.11.14
pop ambient 2015 introducing debutant soundsmiths while welcoming returning pop ambient staples.
Kompakt 315
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THE PRINS THOMAS VERSIONS
12" 13.10.14
a true surprise best seller in our 2014 release schedule, vermonts eponymous full-length debut also introduced the public to an astonishingly different musical side of the projects founders marcus worgull and danilo plessow (of motor city drum ensemble fame). an album worth of adventurous jam sessions and sleek synth soundscapes, it rather drew from sonic curiosity and the spirit of informal collaboration than the laser like focus of the club tunes both producers have become known for
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LEGENDE
12" 06.10.14
in what will certainly be ranked as one of his most intriguing releases so far, kompakt staple matias aguayo not only takes a quick breather from his commitment to cómeme, but also opens up fresh and exciting paths for him to explore with his music: legende is both the continuation and alteration of matias well-established aesthetic canon, drawing from all stages in his production career und ultimately synthesizing various sonic strains into a wholly new listening experience
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TAIFA
12" 16.06.14
partial arts continue their adventure in the borderlands of kraut and disco. incl. a mix by emperor machine
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BLACK NIGHT (DJ KOZE REMIX)
12" 28.04.14
david hasert and ada with two blissed-out slices of melancholic, pop-infused house. incl dj koze and matt karmil rmxs
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HEADACHE EP
12" 31.03.14
terranova tritt wieder ins rampenlicht mit der headache ep, einem weiteren beeindruckenden arsenal an tanzflur-parater house munition, nach der raffinierten eleganz der painkiller ep (kompakt 262 und der begleitenden remixe (fm x/pain 001) schubst das neue material das pendel zurück in rauheres terrain und weist die art von klanglicher dringlichkeit auf, für die das projekt zuallererst bekannt wurde
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CUPIDS HEAD REMIXE II
12" 03.03.14
das letzte jahr war zum bersten gefuellt mit massiven labelhoehepunkten, doch wuerde man uns zu einem favoriten zwingen koennen, wir entschieden uns wohl fuer the fields hochgelobtes cupids head (kompakt 290) - die kroenende leistung eines produzenten, dessen bilanz bereits eine beeindruckende anzahl von meisterhaft gestalteten alben aufweist. mit cupids head remixe ii runden wir nun eine reihe von remixen auf limitiertem 12inch vinyl ab, mit beitraegen von den klangkennern john tejada, tim hecker und tm404 - wieder eine vielfaeltige, doch ungeheuer passende auswahl von künstlerkollegen aus allen ecken der elektronischen musik
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LESS TIME UNTIL THE END (LP + CD)
12" lp + cd 10.02.14
in october last year, kompakt presented until the end of time (kompakt 288 cd111), a new full-length from hiroshi watanabe aka kaito putting an end to a long and meagre period of time for fans of the veteran producer who saw his last proper release and that was the way (kompakt 208) three years ago. as with hiroshis earlier full-length offerings, we are truly excited to bring you a special beatless version of the new album called less time until the end that shines a different light on the original opus.
the vinyl lp comes with a cd-copy of the full album.
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POP AMBIENT 2014 (LP+CD)
12"+cd 27.01.14
die einfuehlsame verschmelzung der musik von so unterschiedlichen kuenstlern und stilen, zu einem atmosphaerisch dichten gesamtkunstwerk macht die pop ambient kompilation alle jahre wieder zu einem unvergleichlichen und vor allem zeitlosen hoererlebnis.
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CUPIDS HEAD REMIXE
12" 23.01.14
cupids head remixe !! der nächste streich von: the field! tip!
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JUSTUS KOEHNCKE & THE WONDERFUL FREQUENCY BAND (2X12 LP + CD)
2x12" lp + cd 09.12.13
justus kÖhncke & the wonderful frequency band - his first major release in five years after safe and sound (kompakt cd 63) - is justus kÖhnckes long-awaited return to the full-length format: neatly coinciding with kompakts exuberant 20th anniversary activities, the leftfield house virtuoso, former whirlpool productions member (see *from: disco to: disco*) and producer of seminal cuts such as *was ist musik*, *2 after 909* or *timecode* hits the floors with an entirely new set of future classics, remedying desolate crowds in dire need of a party to remember.
the double vinyl lp comes with a cd copy of the full album.
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UNTIL THE END OF TIME (2X12 LP + CD)
2x12" lp + cd 28.10.13
drei lange jahre sind vergangen seit kaitos letztem regulaeren release and that was the way (kompakt 208), zu lang fuer fans des altgedienten produzenten. nachdem die hungrige meute bereits mit der vorab-12inch behind my life (kompakt 284) angefixt wurde, präsentiert kompakt nun ein neues album mit dem titel until the end of time. das doppel-vinyl erscheint inklusive cd-version des albums.
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EYE / TREE
12" 07.10.13
fehlmann put his fine-grained trademark sound back on its feet & reintroduce himself to club culture.
Kompakt 282
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PALMAILLE
12" 12.08.13
dave dk comes up with a delightful amalgam of swathing synths and heart-warming beats.
Kompakt 277
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MANTASY REMIXE 3
12" 03.06.13
kompakts inner circle is closing the mantasy remix series. terrannova, juergen paape, j.burger & m.aguayo
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MANTASY REMIXE 2
12" 06.05.13
after releasing his highly praised sophomore full-length mantasy (komcd100/kom250) last year, kompakt honcho michael mayer signed on some of his favorite artists to rework the album material to their liking. the second entry in a series of three, mantasy remixe 2 features grandiose remixes from accomplished producers agoria, robag wruhme and will saul & october markedly picking up on the originals thirst for adventure. seminal frenchman agoria certainly doesnt need an introduction to any self-respecting fan of electronic dance music, as the long list of worldwide floor biggies released by this unique producer indisputably proves.
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MANTASY REMIXE 1
12" 14.01.13
first remix package with mixes by barnt, the mole and philipp gorbachev
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EBERTPLATZ 2020 - REMIXE
12" 05.11.12
mohn are jörg burger and wolfgang voigt. >ebertplatz 2020< from their self-titled debut album sees some well deserved reworks by both protagonists and terranova.
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DONT BE SHY
12" 29.10.12
both tracks warmly inviting you to get into their groove
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ORBITER
12" 08.10.12
a glistening highlight and stand-out track including two expertly crafted remixes by simian mobile disco
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LOOPING STATE OF MIND REMIXE
12" 30.07.12
after delivering one of 2011s most lauded albums with critic and fan favorite >looping state of mind<, axel willner marks the return of the field with a high-caliber remix collection featuring junior boys, blondes and mohn. taking the music in distinct directions, every remixer adds his own flavor to the recipe while keeping the feel of the curveball-packed originals very much alive.
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TIPPED BOWLS (2X10 INCH + CD)
2x10" + cd 18.06.12
we really dont know what they put into danish water, but somethings gotta be responsible for all that freeform talent pouring out of that country. think of whomadewho, jatoma, when saints go machine or kenton slash demon, all sharing a keen sense for structural complexity made accessible through emotion and pure boldness. these guys freed their minds a while ago, so the asses seemingly followed suit and now constantly demand to be shaken. with two of those acts already signed to kompakt and the other two being staff favorites since their first acoustic blurps, it was just a question of time until we would discover another totally unique producer from denmark. enters taragana pyjarama, a project whose music is as refined as it is chaotic, described by some as a fairytale with a bassline.
comes as double 10 inch vinyl, including cd-version of this release.
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CORACLE REMIXE
12" 04.06.12
walls return in spring 2012 with a headline uk tour and > coracle remixed<, a compendium of select remixes by some of the finest electronic minds working today, including john tejada, holy other, perc and voigt & voigt
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MOHN (2LP + CD)
2x12" + cd 23.04.12
mohn = the new project by kompakt pioneers wolfgang voigt (mike ink, gas...) and jörg burger (the modernist, triola...)... 2x12 inch (180 gr) vinyl + free album cd + poster
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LOVERS IN LIMBO EP
12" 10.04.12
originally hatched in montreal, but currently based in london, djs anstascia and vivie-ann have established their musical blueprint by proving that they dont fit the quintessential stereotype they re toying around with. in the last few years, blond:ish has carved out its unique production recipe which focuses on the art of creating music that is organic and multi-dimensional. provocative basslines contrasted with smooth textures and sticky vocals blend into a genre of house that rebels against being pigeonholed to any specific category. now, fueled by the duos sharp taste-maker instincts and technical flair, they have not only charmed the industry masses but are set to release on the most notable labels around, including their psychedelic influenced >lovers in limbo< ep out on kompakt mid april, a record inspired by anstascias and vivie-anns interest in late 60s musical movements.
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INSIDE WORLD (7 INCH)
7" 23.01.12
whomadewho, notoriously named after 1986s album by ac/dc, have always been hard to pin down, with their music sounding as effortless as it is stylistically and sonically adventurous. fusing pop and disco memes with punk paraphernalia, the genre-bending trio made up of jeppe kjellberg, tomas høffding and tomas barfod honed their skills on stage and in the studio, releasing a series of bestselling records topped off by their 2011 mini album >knee deep< on kompakt. now they return with the sublime full length >brighter<, due in early 2012 and shaping up to be one of next years highlights. its first single >inside world< is prime stuff as expected…jeppe kjellbergs characteristic vocal hit the pop-nerve in the verses while tomas høffdings soft falsetto holds the song together. second to none is the exclusive flipside, which features a grandiose acoustic version of >inside world< graced by the warm baritone from john grant, former lead vocalist with indie outfit >the czars< and critically acclaimed solo artist. clearly sharing his pivotal vision of pure craftsmanship and musical ingenuity, whomadewho never settled for streamlined mediocrity, thus churning out another instant classic that will rule our hearts and minds.
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INTO OUR MIDST
12" 16.01.12
>into our midst< might just be walls finest achievement to date: you can literally hear the duo nailing it. backed up by an exclusive edit of the title track and unreleased freeform thump-out >idle sway<, this 12 inch manages to accomplish the impossible: bringing the bounce back to the chill-out. one can only wonder what walls will do next to woo and enchant their audience growing bigger every split second.
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SO STRONG
12" 12.12.11
the man whos seen it all, thats terranovas fetisch, but he had it coming. as punks earliest and certainly youngest adopter, he strolled through late 1970s berlin, then moved to new york researching the first symptoms of hip hop, only to find himself being a many clubs resident dj in london at the end of the eighties. enters terranova, shrouded in mystery from the very beginning, fetisch‘s go-to project, that he originally conceived in 1996 to explore new club territory, and that has since built its very own cult following. kompakt truly feels honored to be the new home to an artist with such a rich background in club culture, especially as terranovas latest incarnation includes berlins house staple and boywonder &me as well as guest singer khan in his preferred role as the longest running hype in the history of underground awesomeness. consequently, it is with great poise that the trio‘s latest 12inch >so strong< commands its army of listeners to the floor, not unlike terranovas first outing on kompakt, the confidently named i want to go out. both the title track and epic flipside boogie for the dollar make up for a double headliner that takes you on a beguiling trip to the dark side of the club. no only do terranovas sequencing and beat programming deliver in spades, the package also sports some of the best vocals khan has churned out to date, featuring his trademark fusion of cool indifference and pure sleaze: >i give myself up to your splendor... so strong.<
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GRAVITY
12" 07.11.11
after their tremendously popular > famous ep< from earlier this year - which with the erlend oye-sampled > raindrops< featured one of the secret weapons of this rainy summers festival season - colognes most lovely hotspurs are back with a bang! >gravity< perfectly captures the raw energy of their live sets. highly infective staccato basslines and a thrilling storytelling characterize this class a stomper. the flipside tracks operate on a deeper level. >total dly< sounds like an homage to fellow colonian the modernist with its jumpy yet elegant chord patterns while the lullaby-ish - fiction- is the perfect end-of-the-night track complete with a tender vocoder chorus and all. what sets coma apart from most of their competition out there is their capability of creating emotive, highly recognizable music that is as much pop as it is techno. which obviously makes them as kompakt as can be.
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SUNPORCH
12" 29.08.11
walls are once again getting set to frazzle minds and make hearts swoon with the release of their second album >coracle< (26th september) - set to once again capture the shimmering layers of guitar and synths, ecstatic melodies and emotive vocals that made their debut an instant classic. their first single >sunporch< reinforces the ground they explored with last years >gaberdine<, a towering arpeggiated bass line surrounded by a swirling web of guitars and percussion. alongside an exclusive edit of >sunporch< and an unreleased ambient crooner, >tight spots< this is an essential followup that will leave you starved for what awaits within >coracle<.
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I WANT TO GO OUT
12" 22.08.11
terranova are hardly a new name on the scene. fetisch, its leader has lived on the international nightlife circuit since punk took over london. remember lcd soundsystems >losing my edge<? well, he was there. and he is still hungry. heralding the new terranova album (out early 2012), this double-headed single has classic written all over it. >i wanna go out< is an acid house anthem of the highest caliber, an ode to nightlife, a possibel mantra for all of us. >take my hand< features khan on vocals and takes you down a darker road. its clanging metallic percussions makes us think of einstuerzende neubauten in bed with herberts radioboy/wishmountain project. its deep, its good and it leaves us craving for more... welcome on board: terranova!
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BOYS AND DIAMONDS (7 INCH)
7" 22.08.11
rainbow arabia have been one kompakts most endearing acts to work with us in years. the husband and wife duo danny and tiffany preston started our year out with the genre-defying full length >boys and diamonds< which went on to become one our most acclaimed releases of recent time - the los angeles times went so far as to proclaim >rainbow arabia are l.a.s new electro heroes< in a recent feature. in honor of the exhaustive touring throughout the us and europe the band continues to trail blaze, we found the need to put out another limited edition 7 inch for the fans and collectors out there. the title song >boys and diamonds< combines the sway of >80s pop< with the raw power of cumbia and ethno-dance mayhem. tiffanys vocals are hauntingly powerful and a testament to the sheer will and work this band has put in over the past year. hardmix are a favorite of the band and we here at kompakt were honored have him tackle the song. what we received is melodic techno bliss - a shapeshifting extravagance that uniquely keeps the essence of the original but with a solid bass kick to keep the dance floor well on momentum
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SURFERS HYMN (ACTRESS REMIX)
12" 11.07.11
following the 7 inch release of panda bears final single in the series that lead up to the release of his new album tomboy, we present the actress remix the way it was intended – a 12 minute epic remix straight for the summer masses. b-side marked only with a unique etching of the original 7 inch artwork.
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SURFERS HYMN (7 INCH) (ACTRESS REMIX)
7" 28.03.11
kompakt is thoroughly honoured to release the final installment from animal collectives noah lennox aka panda bear limited 7 inch series following previous 7 inches on his own paw tracks, fatcat and domino as we help him build up to the forthcoming full length tomboy on paw tracks due out in april. surfers hymn eases the mind like the ocean crashing against the beach.
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BOYS AND DIAMONDS (LP + CD)
12" lp + cd 28.02.11
boys and diamonds is unmistakably a pop album but also one that comfortably fits in with kompakts long-standing lineage of genre-refracting releases. you will be hard up find another record that cohesively brings to mind siouxsie rubbing elbows with shabba ranks, giorgio moroder sipping daiquiris in bali, desmond dekker envisioned through skittering footwork, tom tom club sitting in with congotronics, even early madonna produced by chris and cosey. unlikely as all of that sounds, rainbow arabia makes it sound easy. mostly recorded at their home studio in echo park, muppet palace, boys and diamonds was written and produced by the couple with help from their friends in los angeles and beyond. drummer/producer extraordinaire butchy fuego (pit er pat, boredoms, mia) contributes arrangements and beats in places, and icy demons dylan ryan plays on the percussion-heavy island shuffle nothin gonna be undone . the album was mixed at the wonderful hobby shop studios in la by mudrock, who also adds some final production touches on the record. the 11 new songs on the album, were also made possible by the encouragement of peers/heroes in la like former ghosts, fool s gold, secret circuit, abe vigoda, and part time punks dj crew. outside of their hometown, they also found support and inspiration from kindred spirits like pictureplane, spoek mathambo, as well as their new home, the ever-illustrious kompakt
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LITTLE HOUSEBOAT REMIXE
12" 24.01.11
remixes by kenton slash demon, pom pom, dustin wong and lucky dragons for tracks from the stellar debut by highly acclaimed newcomers jatoma.
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JATOMA (LP + CD)
12" lp + cd 08.11.10
jatoma are all about the unknown and though they are new amongst us they remain cloaked in paradoxes and already questioned by many. some think that one of the members is a famed producer amongst 2 genius teenagers.
others project they are a side act for a band held in the highest regard. some will speculate they are just trying to get more attention by remaining unknown. the facts remain blurry and ambiguous but there remains an clear authenticity surrounding these factors - jatoma are clearly one of 2010s most inventive new acts our ears have had the pleasure to hear and its with our excitement we welcome them to kompakt. so enter their self-titled debut full length - >jatoma<.
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FALLEN ANGEL
12" 01.11.10
kompakt welcomes an old friend and new face to our fold. berlin based with parisian tastes, sebastien bouchet is groomed to be our most charming producer for the coming year. a regular in the dj scene for years now with releases for freak n chic and hypercolour, we bring him to our family with his first 12 inch single for us - >fallen angel<.
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MENTA LATTE
12" 13.09.10
finally, those that may have missed the original version are treated to a special rumped up radio mix of the original... summer lives on.
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WALLS (LP + CD)
12" lp + cd 26.04.10
nme says: >its what >kid a< would sound like if it was released by kompakt and had softened its edges !! vinyl album contains the cd as a gift
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YESTERDAY & TODAY REMIXE
12" 07.12.09
a fine collection of interpretations picked from three of todays leading newcomers.
gold panda has been causing a stir with his remixes for health, bloc party etc.. here he elegantly samples the vinyl from >i have the moon...< into a savvy dub-stepped dilla-esque roller.
rainbow arabia from los angeles remake >sequenced< into a moroder-fest with tiffany prestons siouxsie-esque voice crooning throughout.
back in london, walls (sam willis from allez allez and alessio natalizio) submerge >leave it< in a sublime sea with waves of bells, guitars and cello.
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ROLLERSKATE
12" 23.11.09
> rollerskate< could be the most infectious song your going to hear this year. its far too easy to immediately get drawn in with the organic earthiness of aguayos musicianship. things get mixed up when diegors & the don move towards a more traditional cumbia tuned version and sanfuentes & alex thunders come up with a demented disco bass wobble. last but not least mexicos dark dancer rebolledo brings his signature beat(down) together with matiass mantra to new levels
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WAND AUS KLANG REMIXES
12" 13.07.09
partial arts finsbury (feat. ewan pearson) bedienen sich der ambienten atmosphäre des originals und kreiren elektronische hippiemusik für die digitale generation. ivan smagghe & tim paris gehen das ganze analoger an. da knarzt fröhlich der bass und die melodien schlingern unberechnbar durch den synapsendschungel
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JUMP FOR JOY
12" 29.06.09
shumi ist in der domstadt ein bunter hund & seit zehn jahren als dj und veranstalter aktiv. er ist einer jener >unsung heroes<, ohne die so manche stadt ein traurigerer ort wäre. auf >jump for joy< gibt es rohe hypnotik, sexy dynamik sowie romantik & euphorische popmomente für den tanzgebrauch
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DONT GO
12" 11.05.09
er hat es wieder getan... seiner eigenen tradition treu bleibend, dem synthetischen ende von disco ein modernes denkmal nach dem anderen zu setzen, schafft auch “don t go” diesen spagat zwischen vergangenheit und zukunft, zwischen glückseeligkeit und gnadenloser abstraktion. “don t go” ist ein klassischer köhncke hit, inklusive infektiösem hook, einer halsbrecherischen und doch mitreissenden bassline und irren Überraschungsmomenten, dieangenehm an der hirnrinde kratzen.... ein herrlicher wahnsinn. auf der b-seite erwartet uns ex-closer musiker dirk leyers mit einem tief pumpenden remix von “(it s gonna be) alright”, einem unserer lieblingstracks desletztjährigen albums “safe and sound”. leyers katapultiert das légère original mitten auf den mainfloor, ohne dabei auch nur einen funken deepness aufzugeben. alle reden über house. wir tanzen lieber dazu.
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FEARS INC
12" 27.04.09
mugwump rollen einen erhabenen, optimistischen deephousetrack aus, um ihn im laufe des tracks mit markerschütternden schreien zu konterkarieren. das klingt geschrieben natürlich nur halb so gut wie in echt...
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ADAPTATIONS
12" 16.04.09
ada und kompakt ist eine schon lange währende liebesgeschichte. daher freuen wir uns wie jeck, dass das eis nun endgültig gebrochen ist und ada eine neue single und ihr neues quasi-album >mixtape 1 - adaptations< bei kompakt veröffentlicht. der remix der 12inch kommt von studionachbar dee pulse, der bislang vor allem als drum n basser auf sich aufmerksam gemacht hat
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WALTER NEFF
12" 15.12.08
eigenlob stinkt, also schnell die wäscheklammer auf die nase. wir haben immer schon gewusst, dass matias aguayo ein jahrhunderttalent ist. seit seinen ersten gehversuchen mit michael mayer als zimt oder später mit dirk leyers als closer musik und mit marcus rossknecht als broke und vor allem auch solo weiss matias immer wieder zu Überraschen. seine dj-/live-sets gelten von buenos aires Über paris bis köln als legendär und: visionär! nach seinem tongue-in-cheek sommerhit minimal lag matias jedoch nicht auf der faulen haut, sondern hat mal eben en passant eine der inspiriertesten techno eps der jüngeren geschichte aus dem hut gezaubert. der titeltrack walter neff ist ein gnadenloser poptechno-ohrwurm und dancefloor-destroyer zugleich. der teufel muss ihm diese bassline verraten haben! one for the ladies... bei rebolledo style schraubt matias das drecklevel kräftig hoch und serviert einen hochenergetischen chicago-meets-baile-funk-meets-pianohouse-slammer. dann rundet matias die platte mit einem weiteren ausnahmetrack ab, carter msp. die bassline ist schlichtweg krank, dabei aber unglaublich sexy und uplifting. ernsthaft, alle drei tracks sind derart brilliant, dass man sich fragt, warum fast alle anderen platten im vergleich mit der walter neff ep so Öde sind? so, jetzt könnt ihr die wäscheklammer wieder abnehmen.
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MEDITATION EP
12" 17.11.08
trotz grossem house anteil sind die mugwump tracks der >meditation ep< jeweils ein kleines subgenre für sich, aber ehe wir jetzt anfangen mal wieder neue schubladen zu erfinden, holen wir uns lieber einen drink und gehen tanzen. denn so groovige beats werden nicht alle tage ins vinyl geritzt
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EASY AS DOWN VOL.1
12" 27.10.08
melodischer (tech)house welcher agil & nachdrücklich seine runden dreht bis auch der letzte die melodie mitpfeift. auf der flip wird es deeper und kuscheliger. tolles sounderlebnis zweier ausgereifter studiomusiker
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ZAMBOMBA
12" 29.09.08
mit >zambomba< haben ferenc einen neuen knaller am start. ihr für sie typischer mix aus wild pitch house, der die guten seiten des trance und klassischem techno vereint, konnte der zahn der zeit nichts anhaben. im gegenteil. inmitten der gegenwärtigen houserenaissance passt >zambomba< wie die co2 kanone in die peaktime. massiv!
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DROPLETS
12" 01.09.08
brazil is on fire! auch dubshape kommen wie gui boratto aus sao paulo! ihre musik ist zwar sehr schlicht, aber mit einer klasse ausgestattet die nach superlativen schreit. >droplets< erinnert an magische momente der vergangenen zwei dekaden von housemusic. es schwingt alles gleichermassen mit wie mr fingers, marshall jefferson, carl craig bis hin zum neueren wie innervision
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SAFE AND SOUND REMIXE PART 1
12" 28.07.08
köhncke hats entschieden. aaron carl & robert babicz sind die remix-männer seines vertrauens. einmal gibt es darkroom-detroit mit extra-strings on top und zum anderen eine erdige 10 minuten version die mit allen acht beinen fest auf den boden steht
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ROTER PLATZ
12" 30.06.08
burger/voigt melden sich mit >roter platz< eindrucksvoll zurück. melodische musik die weniger die sinnentleerte tool-fraktion bedienen soll sondern vielmehr die musikalische qualität in den vordergrund stellt und damit vor allem frauenherzen auf der tanzfläche höher schlagen lässt
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THE SIGNIFIER
12" 02.06.08
hinreissend guter emo-house von den beiden skandinaviern. wer hier nicht schwach wird hat kein herz
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TRANSIENT EP
12" 05.05.08
>the other side of music...< kann man hier wohl sagen! vom abstrakt-balearisch anmutenden >transient<, über das französisch-romantisierende >perm< zum bollernden art-technoapproach eines >bootstrap<, und zurück zu zarten idm-schlafsongs wie >slow peel< gibt es hier vieles zu entdecken. toller neuer sound aus schweden!
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ALIVE
12" 21.04.08
japans undisputed master of soulful opulence is back with a daring mixture of classic dub techno, soulful deep house, jazzy improvisations and a big thumping beat that makes hiroshis music so special
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CANT STOP LOVING YOU
12" 17.03.08
mit einem maximum an wärme, gefühl und eleganz wickelt jonas bering den tanzplaneten regelmässig locker um den finger. das titelstück seiner neuen platte ist sein bis dato discoidestes werk und es ist ein ohrwurm erster kajüte. hört selbs
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SAFE AND SOUND PART 2
12" 11.02.08
auch teil 2 der album begleitenden vinyl eskorte kommt mit den tracks >$26<, >spukhafte fernwirkung< & >alright< gewohnt diskoid & funky auf den teller. besonders >$26< geht dabei durch mark & bein und dürfte in jedem tanz-etablissement zünden
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SAFE AND SOUND
12" 28.01.08
frischer synthesizer - tech - house - disco burner !! yacht erinnert uns stark an grace jones >slave to the rhythm< toll !!!
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TELESCOPE
12" 07.01.08
partial arts aka ewan pearson & a.usher sind zurück und liefern den nachfolger zu ihrer unkaputtbaren >trauermusik< ab. der sound ist hymnenhaft & schwelgerisch während radioslave in seinem remix eine düstere, unheimliche kälte aus den boxen schleudert
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ALL IN
12" 10.12.07
reinhard voigts minimaltechno ist so klar wie ein gebirgsbach, so unklöppelig wie ein diamantbohrkopf, und das mit einer gelassenheit, die wohl tut. rauher oldschool chicago house, und warps bleeptechno-phase stehen dem neuen voigt sound näher als der verstrahlter 00er-minimal
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POLYFORM 2
12" 03.12.07
klassische schoenheit hat keinen neuen namen, sie heisst immernoch joerg burger. immer eine marke fuer sich, auch wenn dieses release recht frech aus dem sonstigen oeuvre des koelners ausbuext
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THE ART OF LETTING GO
12" 19.11.07
hurra, sie fliegen wieder! diesmal muss das kompaktsche heldenteam ihrem freund ewan pearson zu hilfe eilen. die fiesen psychoprogs haben es nämlich auf ihn abgesehen... zwei super remixe vom albumhit. ewan pearson darf auf jeden fall mitfliegen
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BRING TRANCE BACK
12" 05.11.07
frische neudefinition von trance, mit hypnotischen groove und minimal techno flavour
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FEUERLAND
12" 22.10.07
auf >feuerland< covert justus die krautrock legende m.rother. ungerader techno mit diesem unglaublich krautig-frühindie-hippiemäßigem charme. bei >parage< geht es um einen strammen ritt auf dem diskobass unseres vertrauens. ein synthie disko monster wie es köhncker nicht sein könnte
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MENTAL BLANK
12" 24.09.07
rabaukentechno is back. schaeben & voss rocken in alter frische los, dass es eine freude ist. mit ihrem rauen >bandtechno<, wirken sie immer so >unplugged<, als hätte techno nichts mit technik zu tun
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AGUJAS
12" 03.09.07
nachdem dangles auf scandium und paso abgeraumt hat, ist die neue k2 wieder fuer alle die, die schon immer auf geplegten neo-trance and harte primetime nummern standen
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