Reasons to shop with us » 0113 245 4399


1 review »I was once under the impression Kompakt was a dead-in-the-water minimal techno label that just shoveled bland, drippy 4/4 onto the market, years after it's initial glory days were over. Maybe in the mid 00's it had run out of steam a bit, I dunno - I certainly never dreamed i'd be intrigued & eager enough to buy anything brandishing THAT name. How completely fucking wrong I was. Seemingly, Ger ... »

  • Triple LP £15.49
  • Sold out.
  • Shipping cost: n/a
  • NormanPoints: n/a
  • KOMPAKT220
  • KOMPAKT220 / 3xLP on Kompakt

Sold out. If you have recently ordered it and it is delayed, please check our order tracking tool for more information before trying to contact us.

  • CD £13.99
  • Sold out.
  • Shipping cost: n/a
  • NormanPoints: n/a
  • KOMPAK85CD
  • KOMPAK85CD / 2xCD on Kompakt

Sold out. If you have recently ordered it and it is delayed, please check our order tracking tool for more information before trying to contact us.

SOLD OUT - Sorry

This one has sold out on all formats. Sorry! View them anyway?



YOUR RECENTLY VIEWED ITEMS

  • Total 11 by Various (The Field, Wolfgang Voigt, Gui Boratto, Michael Mayer etc.)

REVIEWS

Total 11 by Various (The Field, Wolfgang Voigt, Gui Boratto, Michael Mayer etc.)
1 review. Add your own review.
4 people love this record. Be the 5th!
8/10 Brian Staff review, 26 August 2010

I was once under the impression Kompakt was a dead-in-the-water minimal techno label that just shoveled bland, drippy 4/4 onto the market, years after it's initial glory days were over. Maybe in the mid 00's it had run out of steam a bit, I dunno - I certainly never dreamed i'd be intrigued & eager enough to buy anything brandishing THAT name. How completely fucking wrong I was. Seemingly, German techno (& its many hybrid offshoots) has become revitalized, re-energised & fluidly funky again - these annual double disc journals being the year's contemporary benchmark by which many other acts & labels can only be judged. I can't easily start picking out key moments here but the general vibe is of eclectic crisp 'n' fresh electronica forged from old techno & house templates that takes inspiration from various strands of "non-electronic" music such as Krautrock, soul & rockabilly. You'll get anything from slick emo-house to deep mind-rattling techno and so, so much inbetween. This album works as much as a background mood setter as it could completely slay a party. Much of the cream of today's European dance music is to be lapped up here, get it while it's extra fresh for optimum delight!!


EMAIL ALERTS

Get alerted to new stock from this artist / label.

Your email address will not be abused or shared.


Privacy, cookies, etc.