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Producer Spotlight: Sweden’s Minilogue

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August 12, 2013

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Malmö, Sweden’s Minilogue, composed of Sebastian Mullaert and Marcus Henriksson, has been at it for a minute, creating fine techno from their city just across the channel from neighboring Copenhagen, Denmark. I love their take on techno, both the minimal, the earthy, the warm, and the oceanic. Lately, I’ve been puring some of their newer works (in remix form) into my mixes, but some classics remain, of which this is but a sample of their fine catalogue.

Donato Dozzy’s remix of “When Sadness Releases, Joy Arises” is about as oceanic as it gets:

And mysterious techno artist Rrose (mentioned on B40 before) recently remixed their track “Clouds and Water” to brilliant, hypnotic effect:


Both of these are on my recent live mix, Ode to Steam, somewhere just after the two-hour mark:

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Some classics include Minilogue’s epic remix of Massive Attack “Teardrop,” which is a traditional sunrise track to break out just before dawn:

This and their remix of Buda’s and Trentmoller’s “Gamma” are among my favorite tracks of all time. Not-so-secret-anymore weapons of utter gorgeousness:

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