Kompakt Celebrates 10 Years of Pop Ambient

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Longstanding German techno imprint Kompakt is releasing Pop Ambient 2010, the tenth release in their annual compilation series of lush and relatively formless music, this January. The 13-track release, curated by label head Wolfgang Voigt, is purported to be "a defining moment for the series—a change in pace but a familiar face for those that have been yearning for our annual remedy," and features both new and previously released tracks from the likes of The Orb, Popnoname, and recent XLR8R-featured artist DJ Koze. Fans can get their hands on the tastemaking compilation when it hits retailers January 18. Check out the artwork and tracklist below.


1 Marsen Jules - “The Sound of One Lip Kissing”
2 Brock Van Wey/BVDUB - “Lest You Forget”
3 Triola - “Shildergasse”
4 Wolfgang Voigt - “Zither Und Horn”
5 Andrew Thomas - “Clouds Across Face”
6 The Orb - “Glen Coe”
7 Mikkel Metal - “Blue Items”
8 DJ Koze - “Bodenweich”
9 Jürgen Paape - “864M”
10 Dettinger - “Therefore”
11 Thomas Fehlmann - "In the Wind”
12 Popnoname - “Deutz Air”
13 Brock Van Wey/BV - “Will You Know Where to Find Me”

pictured DJ Koze