As one of Kompakt’s co-founders and -owners, Reinhard Voigt’s varied body of work has informed our musical history from the very start -be it as ambient danceproject Sturm, techno rowdy S.R.I., experimental Profan staple Pentax, one third of Cologne’s legendary house boy band Forever Sweet or simply under his realname, with essential releases such as the early Speicher hit “Supertiel” (KOM EX 2) or recent solo EPs “Kontraste” (KOM 351) and “Reisen & Speisen”(KOM 338). Voigt’s output has found a home on iconicimprintssuch as Mille Plateaux or Harvest, but also helped kickstart younger labels like Kompakt offspring KX.
Back at his homebase, hepresentsnew 12”APOKALYPSE MAU, its two cuts going for the kind of raw, sizzling, single-minded techno that elicits unexpected momentum out of bare-bones synth motives and seemingly random bleeps, turning them into confident rollers for eager floors.
Release Date: Sept 15
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