VA - Pop Ambient 2018 (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1:11:04 | 162 Mb
Genre: Ambient, Downtempo / Label: Kompakt
Our "Pop Ambient" compilation series returns to the limelight for 2018, curated by Wolfgang Voigt, who also presents a handpicked selection of genre veterans and newcomers to the current issue. Existing experience with the mission makes itself felt among this year's contributions quickly - thanks to individual artist perspectives, from the organic-rhythmic sample collages The Orbs (to be heard on "Sky's Falling") to Kaito's ethereal trance soundscapes ("Travelled Between Souls") and Mikkel Metal's intimate ambient songwriting ("Shame"). In the 2018 line-up, they meet the new "Pop Ambient" school, represented by Max Würden & Thore Pfeiffer conjures rich drama of textures) or Adjunct boss Kenneth James Gibson (with ascending strings and bubbling percussion on "Disinclined To Vacate" on the way).