Articles tagged kompakt

15 Feb 2017 // 3:15 AM

Vermont: II

There is a very singular sort of trajectory to II, lived-in and about as vital as ambient music ever deigns to be.

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Various Artists: Pop Ambient 2017

Another calendar year, another blissful blessing from Kompakt's long-running Pop Ambient series.

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27 Oct 2016 // 2:15 AM

GAS: Box

Kompakt releases another GAS box set, one that is less comprehensive than its predecessor.

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The Field - “The Follower” (Live in Berlin) (Singles Going Steady)

The Field's minimalist "The Follower" is best for really deep listening.

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BLOND:ISH: Welcome to the Present

With their full-length debut, BLOND:ISH demonstrate just how better suited they are for the singles market.

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Thore Pfeiffer: Im Blickfeld

When it comes to the Kompakt league of ambient music, Thore Pfeiffer is more on his way there than having fully arrived.

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The Orb: Moonbuilding 2703 AD

The Orb sail over the moon on this one, making electronic greatness look easy as ever.

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Various Artists: 20 Jahre: Kompakt Kollektion 1

It's time to celebrate 20 years of Kompakt, and this double album is just the start.

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Robag Wruhme: Wuppdeckmischmampflow

An intimate mix for Kompakt that begs you to get lost in its forest of sounds.

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Various Artists: Pop Ambient 2011

The latest annual compilation from the Kompakt label offers a couple new, yet familiar, wrinkles.

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31 May 2010 // 9:58 PM

Matzak: Bring Me the Moon

Matzak careens so wildly around the electronic landscape as to cause bouts of dizziness and, occasionally, nausea.

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8 Jul 2009 // 10:00 PM

Studio 1: Studio 1

Wolfgang Voigt compiles a series of 12”s that were barely recorded at all.

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Gui Boratto: Take My Breath Away

Critics practically did back flips for The Field's From Here We Go Sublime in 2007, and so they should for this.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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