Since their foundation in the year 1997, Marcus Henriksson and Sebastian Mullaert aka Minilogue emerged to one of the most respected and hard to pigeonhole electronic music acts world-wide. House, techno, ambient, trance, and lately jazz, are equal parts in their creations. The most effective proof for their musical universalism was marked in 2008 with the release of their debut album Animals (COR 016CD/LP) on Cocoon. Since then, a string of EPs on labels like Mule, Wagon Repair, Traum Schallplatten, and their own imprint Minilogue continued their story in sound in which everything is made out of the present moment. Also the jazz-infused album Bring Out the Imps that they recorded under the alias IMPS with two jazz musicians and a heartfelt collaboration album with the Japanese producer Kuniyuki entered their discography. And between all their work they constantly performed their intense improvised live shows all around the globe. Privately they formed themselves a life far beyond the big city lights, out in the Swedish woods in the north of Malmö. In the past five years they meet every now and then when they felt like hooking up in the studio, jamming on their equipment without a clear goal in mind and recording each unique moment that was guided by the experience of the single day of life that marked their souls when they came together. They went through the archives from these sessions and their second album Blomma emerged. The Swedish word "blomma" represents two meanings in one: to bloom and the flower -- this heterogeneous album does not work like a regularly formatted club music album. It comes in two parts that both have two faces that are constantly shifting: dance-oriented rhythm parts and airy, layered ambient atmospheres -- always intensely tuneful, musical, and shapely. No ego can be heard and all grooves, melodies, field-recordings, samples, and chords work like a single color of a musical painting that is full of versatile electric elements and unnatural sounds. Nothing you hear on the album is edited or post produced -- it all sounds exactly like it was when the atoms of these two individuals danced together. The result is a record with no real beginning or end. Six-panel digipak with 20-page booklet.