With great pleasure I pronounce Compost the most consistent and forward thinking record label of continental Europe. Gilles Peterson
Compost Records | Founded by Michael Reinboth
Launched: 1994 | Location: Munich Germany
Sublabels: Compost Black Label | Drumpoet Community
Compost Disco | Angora Steel | Rumpelmusig
More than 20 years in business, over 400 catalogue releases, over 4000 songs and remixes and still going strong! Compost is one of the most prolific, highly acclaimed and in demand indie labels in Europe. Compost and its sublabels Compost Black Label, Compost Disco, Drumpoet Community, Derwin Recordings and rumpelmusig standing for quality music, a sophisticated mixture of electrifying disco, house, techno, soul, jazz and a little bit of pop. XLR8R wrote: “…top address where electronica meets musicality”.
Besides internationally respected artist like Robert Owens, Trüby Trio, Koop, Beanfield, Christian Prommer, Felix Laband, Karma, Ben Mono, Kyoto Jazz Massive, Marsmobil, Eddy Meets Yannah, Sepalot, Alif Tree, Shahrokh, Wigald Boning a.o. the label is also well known for its praised compilation series V.A. “Elaste” (Vol.1-4), “Future Sounds Of Jazz” (Vol.1-12), “Partykeller” (Vol.1-3) or “Glücklich” (Vol.1-5). Like Gilles Peterson once said: “With great pleasure I pronounce Compost the most consistent and forward thinking record label of continental Europe.“