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Kompakt: Total 12


Download links and information about Kompakt: Total 12. This album was released in 2011 and it belongs to Electronica, Dancefloor, Dance Pop genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 01:26:26 minutes.

Release date: 2011
Genre: Electronica, Dancefloor, Dance Pop
Tracks: 13
Duration: 01:26:26
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No. Title Length
1. Waiting For (Kolombo) 6:43
2. Every Minute Alone (Michael Mayer Mix) (Whomadewho) 7:17
3. Over (Life And Death Remix) (Gus Gus) 7:46
4. White Lightning (Superpitcher) 8:28
5. That’s What I Told Sanchez (Michael Mayer) 7:54
6. The Drill (Gui Boratto) 5:08
7. Pray (Jürgen Paape / Jurgen Paape) 4:33
8. I Don’t Smoke (Matias Aguayo) 7:12
9. Remodernist (The Modernist) 6:59
10. Playground Altona (Coma) 4:33
11. Frieden (Wolfgang Voigt) 6:59
12. Guide My Hands (Reinhard Voigt) 6:39
13. Tiefental (Mohn) 6:15



The twelfth edition of Total, Kompakt’s annual compilation series, provides familiar pleasures. 12 maintains the high quality that fans expect from the influential German techno label, but it is an album of genre refinements rather than breakthroughs. The collection opens with Kolombo’s “Waiting For,” a fairly mellow outing decked out with soundtrack atmospherics, a simple vocal hook, and at one point, Latin percussion. Label honcho Michael Mayer remixes WhoMadeWho’s “Every Minute Alone,” which features weary, melancholy singing. Mayer’s’ own “That’s What I Told Sanchez” starts off with a layered audio-verité passage before it turns into a throbbing dance track, where odd vocal snippets and loops keep popping up. Matias Aguayo’s “I Don’t Smoke” mixes humorous vocals, rumbling drums, and gloomy keyboards, while Coma’s “Playground Altona” radiates utopian energy and schoolyard sounds. Gui Boratto’s “The Drill” spotlights a variety of distorted effects that ride a groove that moves forward like a determined monster. The always-reliable Wolfgang Voigt (a Kompakt co-founder) is represented by the standout “Frieden,” a cut haunted by operatic samples.