BEST OF 2020

The 200 best Electronic albums of 2020, as voted for by the members of TWGEEMA, The World’s Greatest Ever Electronic Music Albums group. TWGEEMA has more than 4000 members. It is made up of collectors, Electronic Music producers, record label bosses and other industry insiders, and includes many big names. To find out more or to join, click here.

Pitchfork, Mixmag, Rolling Stone, Resident Advisor, Popmatters, Stereogum

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Buspin Jieber

V​H​S Volcanic / Harmonic / Sounds

Genres: Synth-pop, Synthwave, IDM

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2

Cult 48

Catalog 1

Genres: IDM, Techno, Ambient

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3

Various

Found Sound 2

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno, Experimental

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4

Morphology

Horta Proxima

Genres: Acid, Electro, Techno,, IDM

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5

The Orb

Abolition Of The Royal Familia

Genres: Ambient, House, Dub

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6

Autechre

Sign

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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7

The Future Sound Of London

Cascade 2020

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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8

Sault

Untitled (Black Is)

Genres: Afrobeat, Contemporary R&B, Soul

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9

Sault

Untitled (Rise)

Genres: Dub, Funk, House, Soul

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10

Steven Rutter & Bryonii

StarCrossed

Genres: Techno, Downtempo

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12

Dimensional Holofonic Sound

Seeing Is Believing

Genres: Breakbeat, Breaks, Techno

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13

Komarebi

After Effects

Genres: IDM, Techno

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14

rRine

Eaciv+

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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15

Yagya

Old Dreams and Memories

Genres: Dub, Techno, Ambient

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16

Globular & Geoglyph

Messages From The Resonator

Genres: Dub, Downtempo

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17

Drøn

Skewed Builds

Genres: Ambient, Electro

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18

Inkipak

Anomaly

Genres: Electro, Breaks, Ambient, Acid,

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19

Norken

Galaxy Driven

Genres: Techno, Electro, IDM

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20

Kruder & Dorfmeister

1995

Genre: Downtempo

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21

Cabaret Voltaire

Shadow of Fear

Genres: Industrial, Techno

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22

Various

Decima Circuits_Cottage Industries 10

Genres: IDM, Electro, Ambinet

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23

Plank & Ishq

Nine Maidens Circle

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Drone

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24

The Avalanches

We Will Always Love You

Genres: Downtempo, House, Indie Pop

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26

Ben Lukas Boysen

Mirage

Genre: Modern Classical

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27

Autechre

Plus

Genres: IDM, Experimental

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28

Legowelt

Pancakes with Mist

Genres: Techno, Electro

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29

Various

MOACD1

Genres: Ambient, IDM, House, Techno

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30

Myoptik with The Horn

Bananasplitz

Genres: Acid, Ambient, Electro, Techno

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31

The Future Sound Of London

A Controlled Vista

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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32

Skurken

Zetorr

Genre: IDM

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33

Richard Norris

Elements

Genre: Ambient

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34

The Amorphous Androgynous & Peter Hammill

We Persuade Ourselves We Are Immortal

Genres: Experimental, Psychedelic Rock

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35

Canopy Of Stars

Sailors Of The Sky

Genre: Ambient

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36

Róisín Murphy

Róisín Machine

Genres: Disco, House

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37

Youth & Gaudi

Astronaut Alchemists Remixes

Genres: Ambient, Dub, Psy-Trance, Downtempo

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38

Keiss

Urban Utopia

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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39

Min-Y-Llan

Snagged

Genre: IDM

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40

Carbinax

Gone To Ground

Genres: Techno, Acid, IDM

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41

Four Tet

Sixteen Oceans

Genres: House, Techno, Downtempo

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42

Various

Join The Future - UK Bleep & Bass 1988​-​91

Genres: Bleep, House, Techno

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43

Various

Touched Electronix 005

Genres: Acid, House, Downtempo, IDM

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44

Single Cell Orchestra

Remember The Future

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Techno

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45

Myoptik

The Burnt Wonga Story

Genres: IDM, Braindance, Techno, Experimental

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46

Various

Carpilation

Genres: Ambient, Drone, Downtempo

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47

HRYM

Organik

Genres: IDM, Ambient, Downtempo

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48

Proswell

Remixes By Friends

Genres: IDM, Ambient, Electro

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49

Global Communication

Transmissions

Genre: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM

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51

Christian Kleine

Touch & Fuse

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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52

Norken and Nyquist

Synchronized Minds

Genres: Techno, House, Electro, Ambient, Acid, Breakbeat

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53

Proswell

Amaterasu

Genre: IDM

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54

Luke Vibert

Rave Hop

Genres: Acid, Breaks, Downtempo

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55

Luke Vibert

Luke Vibert presents Amen Andrews

Genre: Jungle

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56

HENGE

ExoKosm

Genres: Acid, Techno, Psychedelic Rock

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57

Working Men's Club

Working Men's Club

Genres: Acid, House, New Wave, Post-Punk

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58

Luke Vibert

Modern Rave

Genres: Acid, House, Breakbeat

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59

Igorrr

Spirituality And Distortion

Genres: Breakcore, Death Metal, Experimental

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60

Various

Musical Mastication Volume 5

Genres: Acid, Techno, IDM, Ambient

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61

Futuregrapher

M-Planet

Genre: Ambient

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62

The Horn

Escapes - Part Two

Genres: Acid, Electro, Techno

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63

Legowelt

Tips For Life

Genre: Techno

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64

Soutien Gorge

Meseerdö

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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65

Spatialize

Searching For The Source

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Space Rock

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66

Electronic Resistance

Best Of Electronic Resistance

Genre: Techno

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67

Clipping.

Visions Of Bodies Being Burned

Genres: Breakcore, Industrial, Hip Hop

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68

Rone

Room With A View

Genres: Ambient, Electro, IDM

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69

Bent

Up In The Air

Genre: Downtempo

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70

Various

The Other Side (Volume 02)

Genres: Dub, House, Techno

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71

Clocolan

It’s Not Too Early For Each Other

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM, Experimental

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73

KMRU

Opaquer

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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74

Woob

Lost Metropolis

Genres: Synthwave, Ambient

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75

_Nyquist / The Shape

Sonic Periapsis / Waveshape Fiction

Genres: Ambient, Electro, Techno

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76

KMRU

Jar

Genre: Ambient, Experimental

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77

36 & zakè

Stasis Sounds For Long-Distance Space Travel

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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78

Various

MOACD2

Genres: Ambient, Techno, Acid

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Wardown

Wardown

Genre: Drum & Bass

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81

KMRU

Peel

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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82

Various

006010

Genres: Electro, IDM, Techno

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83

Various

Australian Bushfire Compilation (Part One)

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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84

Resilience

Forgotten World

Genre: Ambient

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85

Ausklang

Chronos

Genres: Ambient, Modern Classical, Post Rock

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86

Various

Twenty Years Away

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Drone, Modern Classical

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87

Various

Remixes

Genres: Acid, Techno, Electro

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88

Christian Löffler

Lys

Genres: House, Downtempo

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89

Jon Hassell

JSeeing Through Sound (Pentimento Volume Two)

Genres: Ambient, Jazz

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90

KiloWatts

Eight Experiments

Genres: Downtempo, IDM, Ambient

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91

Lyra Pramuk

Fountain

Genre: Experimental

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92

RX-101

Serenity

Genres: IDM, Techno, Breaks

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93

Craven Faults

Erratics & Unconformities

Genres: Ambient, Experimental, Techno

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Ital Tek

Outland

Genres: IDM, Bassline

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95

Mary Lattimore

Silver Ladders

Genre: Ambient

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96

Rival Consoles

Articulation

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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97

Young Knives

Barbarians

Genres: Industrial, Post-Punk, Art Rock, Experimental

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98

Squarepusher

Be Up A Hello

Genres: Braindance, Breakcore, Acid

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99

Roly Porter

Kistvaen

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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100

Gabriel Le Mar

Shared Fictions

Genres: Downtempo, Dub, Ambient, IDM, Techno, Acid

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