With fall in full swing, Kompakt’s iconic ‘Pop Ambient‘ compilation returns this November, with Wolfgang Voigt helming the 22nd edition of the series, collating another batch
Ahead of his performance in Amsterdam at This I s Not…A Party with Iron Curtis, Sevensol and Antepop on Saturday 19 October – guest writer Theresa Baumel caught up with DJ Balduin to learn more about his musical upbringing and how his connection to the Leipzig community helped shape and influence his musical career.
Veteran contemporary experimental producer Marcus Schmickler has signed to Kompakt to release his latest 37-minute opus – ‘Particle/Matter-Wave/Energy‘ – aiming to create an acoustic rendering of
If new album Rausch is music of the forest, it’s a forest existing in the laws of time, physics and narrative found in a Christopher Nolan movie. Where earlier GAS records tethered beats and orchestral samples to a dub techno groove, here the instrumentation often feels like it has been cut away from gravity to orbit erratically through and over the beat.
Two years after his first incursion on Kompakt, Kenneth James Gibson returns with ‘In The Fields Of Nothing’ LP that shines a particularly bright light on the Californian musician’s arresting melange of minutely-crafted instrumentals, lucid vision and deeply immersive electronics, bearing in them both the solar radiance and crucial minerality of his Idyllwild home.