Kompakt’s long-running Pop Ambient series initially felt like a survey of music that was made for taking a nap in a space station, but over the years, as the genre’s bloomed and expanded, the series … read more »
It’s been eight years since Kompakt label head and DJ Michael Mayer released his debut album, Touch. In the interim, Mayer has been incubating his forthcoming Mantasy LP, fusing together the “gazillions of sounds [he’s … read more »
In By The Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits and primary colors. This week, we look at The Field’s latest album Looping State of Mind, a … read more »
When our own Duncan Cooper described Walls’ “Sunporch” as “party ready,” I was like, YEAH RIGHT DUDE WHAT PARTY ARE YOU GOING TO? A HANGING OUT PARTY? And then I dumped an entire keg of … read more »
Actress is quite possibly the perfect person to remix a Panda Bear song, as he’s able to keep things organic while still adding a propulsive dance thump. More importantly, we’re still listening to Tomboy every … read more »
The plan leading up to the release of Panda Bear‘s Tomboy was to put out a series of singles on different labels. So far, that shit is selling out in like two seconds everywhere at … read more »
A few months ago, someone sent us a link to Rebolledo‘s inscrutable, melodramatic “Guerrero” video, for a minimal track on Kompakt which features Rebolledo shouting into the camera so vehemently he appears to want to … read more »
Truncated report from days three and four of Distortion Festival: Almost died!