BEST OF 2022

 

The best Electronic albums of 2022, selected and voted for by the members of TWGEEMA, The World’s Greatest Ever Electronic Music Albums group. TWGEEMA has more than 5000 members. It is made up of collectors, Electronic Music producers, record label owners and other industry insiders. To find out more about TWGEEMA or to join the group yourself, click here.

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1

Sven Kössler ‎

D•bl Stndrds

Genres: Acid, Acid House, Breaks, Techno, IDM

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2

Inkipak

Dot

Genres: Acid, Electro, Breaks, Ambient, IDM

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3

The Future Sound Of London

Rituals E7​.​001

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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4

Skurken

Dagur

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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5

Paddy Thorne

Lost Cause (Part Two)

Genres: Acid, Breakbeat, Electro, Techno

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6

Heogen

Oxygen Fields

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM

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7

Various

Mind Maps 3

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Experimental

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8

Biosphere

Shortwave Memories

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Downtempo

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9

Humanoid

sT8818r

Genres: Acid, Acid House, IDM

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10

µ-Ziq

Magic Pony Ride

Genres: IDM, Acid, Drum & Bass

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11

Serge Geyzel 

Xenophonic

Genre: IDM

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12

ReKab 

My Reflections

Genres: Ambient, Techno, Electro, IDM, House

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13

Karsten Pflum

Camera Obscura

Genre: IDM

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14

ReKaB

Lost In Wires

Genres: Techno, Electro

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15

Orbital

Thirty-Something

Genres: Breakbeat, Techno, Ambient

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16

Drøn

aux4432

Genres: IDM, Breakbeat, Jungle

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17

Inkipak

Mighty Force 30th Birthday Original Album Preview Mix

Genres: IDM, Breaks, Acid

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18

ReKab

Subtle Beginnings

Genres: Electro, Techno

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19

Ambidextrous

Armchair Raver

Genres: IDM, Acid, Breakbeat, Techno

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20

Luke Vibert

GRIT.

Genres: Downtempo, Acid, Breaks

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21

Keiss

Access Denied

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Downtempo, Drum & Bass, Glitch

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22

Florian Förster

Public Retreat

Genres: Ambient, Electro

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23

Saafi Brothers

Make Pictures With The Sound

Genres: Downtempo, Dub Techno

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24

Various

MO_ACID 303 TAPE

Genres: Acid, IDM, Techno

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25

Brainwaltzera

Itsame

Genres: Braindance, IDM

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26

Various

A Dove Has Spread Her Wings: Relief for Ukraine

Genres: Ambient, Techno

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27

Cult 48

From The Ashes

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Experimental, IDM, Techno

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28

Various

The Phoenix Project

Genres: Drum & Bass, Techno

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29

Mathmatrix

Mathmatrix

Genres: Ambient, Braindance, IDM

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30

Pye Corner Audio

Let's Emerge!

Genres: Synthwave, Experimental

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31

Urban Meditation

Headspace

Genres: Ambient, Techno

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32

Morphology

Twelve 1

Genres: Electro, Techno, Acid

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33

Morphology

Twelve 2

Genres: Electro, Techno, Acid

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34

Clatterbox

Liminal Spaces

Genres: IDM, Electro, Synthwave, Techno

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35

Various

Tungata

Genre: IDM

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36

mōshonsensu

A Strange Dystopian Tundra

Genres: Glitch, IDM, Techno

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37

Plastikman & Chilly Gonzales

Consumed In Key

Genres: Techno, Minimal, Acid, Modern Classical

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38

Various

029031

Genres: Electro, IDM, Techno

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39

Various

The Sonic Landscapes Mission

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo , IDM, Electro, Drum & Bass

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40

The OST

Vol. 2

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Downtempo

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41

Paul Hierophant

Beyond The Oort Cloud

Genres: Braindance, Electro, Techno

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42

Futuregrapher

Graenar Baunir

Genre: IDM

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43

Rayspark Industries 

Selected Remixes Volume Two

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Breaks, Downtempo

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44

_Nyquist 

Metawaves

Genres: Acid, Ambient, Electro, IDM

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45

Max Cooper 

Unspoken Words

Genres: Ambient, Techno

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46

Biogen 

MOA111

Genre: IDM

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47

Dan Armstrong

Numerical Solitude

Genre: Ambient

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48

KEDA8 

Inertia

Genres: Electro, IDM, Techno

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49

Dopplereffekt 

Neurotelepathy

Genres: Electro, Experimental

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50

Ott 

Heads

Genres: Dub, Downtempo, Ambient

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51

William Orbit 

The Painter

Genre: Experimental

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52

Skee Mask 

A

Genres: Downtempo, Ambient, Breakbeat, Techno

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53

Darren McClure & James Osland 

Pale Blue Slipstream

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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54

Futuregrapher 

Geirþjófsfjörður

Genre: Ambient

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55

Autumn Of Communion & World Circuit 

Volume 2

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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56

Offworld 

The Guru Walk

Genres: Future Jazz, Broken Beat

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57

Mick Chillage

Variants Of Perception

Genre: Ambient

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58

Lovetrip

Synaesthesia

Genres: IDM, Electro

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59

Mick Chillage 

Hiraeth [Support For Ukraine]

Genre: Ambient

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60

SHXCXCHCXSH

Kongestion

Genres: Techno, Experimental

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61

Moderat

More D4ta

Genres: Electro, IDM

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62

Various

tʌntrə XXIII

Genres: Ambient, Drone, Downtempo, Balearic

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63

Various

tantrə xx

Genres: Ambient, Drone, Field Recording

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64

UNKLE

Rōnin II

Genres: Breakbeat, Disco, Dub, Trip Hop

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65

Tropychs

Tropychs

Genres: Psychedelic, Ambient, Techno

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66

Kuba

Relative To The Sun

Genre: Downtempo

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67

Ishq

Interzone

Genres: Ambient, Minimal, Experimental

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68

Strië, Scanner 

Struktura Revisited

Genres: Ambient, Drone, IDM

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69

Kangding Ray 

ULTRACHROMA

Genre: Techno

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70

Various 

Bugatun

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno

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71

PurpleAndroid

Power To The Purple!

Genres: Acid, Ambient, Breaks, Dub, Psychedelic, Techno

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72

RSI

Concept EP (album version)

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno

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73

Echtzeit

Episodes

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

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74

Funki Porcini

Where The Sauce Is Deluxe

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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76

Dominik Eulberg

Avichrom

Genres: Neo Trance, Tech House, Leftfield

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77

Bonobo

Fragments

Genres: Deep House, Electro, House, Downtempo

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78

Tangerine Dream

Raum

Genre: Berlin School

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79

Ishqamatics

Mythological Cycle Volume 1

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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80

Röyksopp

Profound Mysteries

Genres: Synth-pop, Ethereal

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81

Pitch Black 

Mixes + Mavericks

Genres: Downtempo, Breaks

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82

Various

tʌntrə XXI

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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83

Various

Midtun

Genre: IDM

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84

Various

John Tejada Presents Future Stars Three

Genres: IDM, Future Jazz, Techno, House, Ambient, Electro, Experimental

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85

Dubsahara

Mycellium Matrix

Genres: Psychedelic, Ambient, Bass Music, Dub

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86

Ishq

Koan

Genres: Ambient, New Age

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87

user404 

Troubled Waterz

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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88

Lorenzo Montanà 

Aural

Genre: Ambient

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89

Sven Laux et Logic Moon  

The Unavoidable Death Of Loneliness

Genres: Ambient, Modern Classical

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90

Kasio 

Poplife

Genre: Electro

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91

Ishq 

Shandar Summer

Genre: Ambient

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92

Silentwave 

Bloom

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno

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93

Aleksi Perälä

Cycles 3 星辰

Genres: Ambient, Tribal

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94

SCALPING

Void

Genres: Industrial, Metal, Post-Punk, Techno, Trip Hop

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95

Matmos 

Regards​/​Ukłony Dla Bogusław Schaeffer

Genre: Experimental

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96

Parallel Worlds 

Dark Energy

Genre: Ambient

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97

Aleksi Perälä  

CYCLES 11 黼

Genres: Ambient, Tribal

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98

Various 

For Ukraine (Volume 2)

Genres: Ambient, Modern Classical

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99

Aleksi Perälä

Cycles 4 山

Genres: Ambient, Tribal

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100

Eschaton

Sound & Memories

Genre: Drum & Bass

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101

Jeff Mills

Mind Power Mind Control

Genres: Techno, Experimental

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102

Whytwo

Ghost

Genres: Drum & Bass, Ambient

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103

ASC

Original Soundtrack

Genres: Drum & Bass, Ambient

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104

The Fear Ratio

Ratio Sound Trials

Genre: IDM

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105

Russ Gabriel

Aonia

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno

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106

Oh Mama

Hamraborg

Genres: House, Breaks, Ambient

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107

Fragile X 

Human Condition

Genres: IDM, Glitch, Ambient

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108

Greg Hunter And Maurizio Liguori 

Cloudcycle ᄅ𐆊ᄅᄅ

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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109

Max Corbacho 

Equinox

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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110

Vim

Another Door Opens

Genres: IDM, Downtempo, Chiptune

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111

Various 

For Ukraine (Volume 1)

Genres: Ambient, Modern Classical

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112

Steve Roach

Zones, Drones & Atmospheres

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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113

Pendant

Harp

Genres: Trip Hop, Shoegaze, House

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114

Hudson Mohawke

Cry Sugar

Genre: Instrumental Hip Hop

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115

Billow Observatory

Stareside

Genre: Ambient

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116

Tosca

Osam

Genre: Downtempo

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117

Loscil

The Sails p​.​2

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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118

D York

Melancholic Gardens

Genre: Ambient

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119

Kelly Lee Owens  

LP.8

Genres: Experimental, Techno, Ambient, Modern Classical

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120

Huerco S.  

Plonk

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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121

Sam Prekop & John McEntire  

Sons Of

Genre: Experimental

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122

Aleksi Perälä 

Cycles 5 龍

Genres: Ambient, Tribal

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123

Jon Gurd  

Phoenix

Genres: Breaks, Downtempo, Deep House

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124

Aleksi Perälä  

Phantabla III

Genre: Techno

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125

Aleksi Perälä

CYCLES 12 黻

Genres: Ambient, Tribal

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126

Frequenoid

Analog 73 Sour Excursions Vol. 2

Genres: Electro, Techno, Acid

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127

Ishq

Eos

Genres: Ambient, New Age

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128

Dan Armstrong 

Alt3rn4te P4rt1cl3s

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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129

James Bernard 

Lost Time Archives

Genres: Ambient, Acid, IDM

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130

Various 

Portals: Energostatic (For Ukraine)

Genres: Ambient, Drone, Drum & Bass, Dub, IDM

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131

Polypores 

Prompts

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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132

Alfred Czital  

Reality Check

Genre: Deep Techno

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133

Aleksi Perälä  

UNITY II

Genres: Ambient, Tribal

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134

Duenn + Music For Sleep  

無限反復 = Infinite Iteration

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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135

Ithaki 

Cornerstone

Genre: Ambient

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136

JK Flesh  

New Religions Old Rules

Genres: Industrial, No Wave, Techno

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137

Silicon Scally  

Field Lines

Genre: Electro

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138

Hyboid  

Sequencing the Apocalypse

Genres: Synth-pop, Synthwave

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139

Axel Bowman  

Luz / Quest For Fire

Genres: House, Deep House, Balearic

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140

Erasure  

Day-Glo (Based On A True Story)

Genre: Synth-pop

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141

bvdub  

Violet Opposition

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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142

Blanck Mass  

Ted K (Original Motion Picture Score)

Genres: Ambient, Synthwave

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143

David Helpling  

IN

Genre: Ambient

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144

Etienne Jaumet, Fabrizio Rat Ferrero  

Etienne Jaumet & Fabrizio Rat

Genre: Experimental

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145

Hot Chip  

Freakout/Release

Genres: Synth-pop, Electro House, House, Funk

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146

Soft Cell

*Happiness Not Included

Genre: Synth-pop

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147

DMX Krew

Party Life

Genres: Disco, Electro, Synth-pop, Funk, New Jack Swing

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148

Kittin & The Hacker  

Third

Genres: Electro, Electroclash, Techno

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149

Various  

A Speechless Body

Genre: Ambient

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150

Info  

All Possibilities And Outcomes

Genres: IDM, Electro