Sebastian Mullaert Prepares Apollo Records EP
'All the Keys Are Here' EP is scheduled for June 23 release.

Sebastian Mullaert is set to debut on Apollo Records with the All The Keys Are Here EP. While most well-known for his widescreen melodic techno as one-half of Minilogue, Mullaert has had a busy few ye…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Gear
We look back at our favorite pieces of gear released in 2016.

In terms of music and music making, 2016 really stood out for the amount of accessible, analog gear that was released. Many of the premier companies in the space—Korg, Roland, Arturia, Elektron—releas…

Ask the Experts: Mathew Jonson
The Berlin-based Canadian gear fanatic steps up to answer your questions.

Last month, we were delighted to be able to relaunch our Ask the Experts series—a column in which we hand over the reigns to some of our favorite musicians who have agreed to take the time to respond …

Interpretations: Sebastian Mullaert
The Swedish artist heads to a Malibu beachfront to perform his live set in front of the XLR8R cameras.

For such a laidback character, Swedish musician Sebastian Mullaert has a knack for making people dance wildly. His story won’t sound too far out of the ordinary to many of us: after a childhood spent …

Sebastian Mullaert Set for New Hypercolour Release
'Windmaker' is scheduled for June 10 release.

Sweden’s Sebastian Mullaert, most widely associated for his work as one half of Minilogue, is set for a new release on Hypercolour. Entitled Windmaker, the two-tracker consists an original mix a…

Gear Review: Korg Minilogue
The Japanese powerhouse continues its run of affordable analog synths.

Korg continues its course of developing affordable, yet fully analog and compact devices designed for live performance and studio purposes, with the Minilogue. In line with the ultra-compact Volca ser…

Flash Nightclub Reveals February Program
D.C.'s most prized nightclub invites Jeremy Underground, Sebastian Mullaert, Josh Wink, Dewalta, and more.

After it opened its doors in June of 2013, Flash nightclub in D.C. has managed to bring an influx of revered international DJs and artists to the nation’s capital over the past two years. Intima…

Synths Preposterously Big and Remarkably Small: NAMM 2016
The modular world joins the big players at this year's edition of the annual music-gear expo.

Set up right next door to Disneyland (as usual) in Anaheim, California, this year’s NAMM show was again a loud mess of humanity and machines, dotted with tiny bits of musical brilliance. We saw synths…

Apparitions Festival Announces Pre-Party in San Francisco
The festival pre-party is set to take place on January 17 at Love+Propaganda in San Francisco.

Apparitions Festival is a new, lively open air festival at the entrancing San Pedrito beach in Todos Santos, Mexico that will take place at the end of March in 2016. Hosted on the beach by day, and mi…

Q&A: Sebastian Mullaert Announces New EP on Green
'You’re An Orchestra in the Cosmos' is set to be released on December 11.

Sebastian Mullaert, best known for his work as one part of Minilogue, has announced his latest EP You’re An Orchestra in the Cosmos, which will be released via Joris Voorn and Edwin Oosterwal’s Green …

Podcast 413: Sebastian Mullaert
XLR8R shares a hypnotic segment of a recent live set from the revered Swedish producer.

Our weekly podcasts are required to be assembled specifically and exclusively for XLR8R. That’s just how it works. And because of this, we’re often forced to forsake perfectly viable submissions to th…

Minilogue "Jamaica"

Sebastian Mullaert and Marcus Henriksson have been releasing tracks as Minilogue for about eight years now. The Swedish duo chose wisely with their portmanteau moniker (a combination of “minimal…

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