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Stream Kompakt’s Pop Ambient 2013

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 »

POSTED January 14, 2013 11:00AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,
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Michael Mayer, “Good Times” MP3

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 »

POSTED September 10, 2012 3:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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By The Numbers: The Field’s Looping State of Mind

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 »

POSTED October 25, 2011 12:00PM IN BY THE NUMBERS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream Walls’ Album Coracle

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 »

POSTED September 28, 2011 11:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Panda Bear, “Surfer’s Hymn (Actress Primitive Pattern Remix)”

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 »

POSTED March 23, 2011 11:00AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Panda Bear and Scott Mou Got Super Literal

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 »

POSTED February 23, 2011 1:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Rebolledo’s FACT Mix MP3

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 »

POSTED July 19, 2010 3:40PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
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Copenhagen Raves: Julianne at Distortion Festival, End Times

Truncated report from days three and four of Distortion Festival: Almost died!

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Video: Matias Aguayo, “Rollerskate”

The other week we ended up at a rollerskating rink on Staten Island and it looked almost exactly like this video. The only differences are that we didn’t have Matias Aguayo singing all up in … read more »

POSTED March 9, 2010 4:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,