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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 6000 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.

Album cover and album title links on this page take you straight to the Discogs master page for that album (where one exists). Discogs master pages contain a wide range of extra information, including release formats.

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Sven Kössler ‎

D•bl Stndrds

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

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Inkipak ‎

+ve

Genres: Acid, Electro, Breaks, Ambient, IDM

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Inkipak

Dot

Genres: Acid, Electro, Breaks, Ambient, IDM

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Paddy Thorne

Lost Cause (Part Two)

Genres: Acid, Acid House, Breakbeat, Electro, Trance
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Buspin Jieber  

Lazerdisc

Genres: Breaks, Downtempo, Chillwave, Synthwave

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The Future Sound Of London

Rituals E7​.​001

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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Skurken

Dagur

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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Biosphere

Shortwave Memories

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Downtempo

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The Future Sound Of London 

A Space Of Partial Illumination E7.02

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM

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Plaid  

Feorm Falorx

Genres: IDM, Experimental

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Daniel Avery 

Ultra Truth

Genres: Techno, IDM, Jungle, Experimental

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Exm

Comp

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM

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Heogen

Oxygen Fields

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM

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µ-Ziq

Magic Pony Ride

Genres: IDM, Acid, Drum & Bass

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ReKab 

My Reflections

Genres: Ambient, Techno, Electro, IDM, House

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Various

Mind Maps 3

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Experimental

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ReKaB

Lost In Wires

Genres: Techno, Electro

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Serge Geyzel 

Xenophonic

Genre: IDM

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Various 

Found Sound 3

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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Humanoid

sT8818r

Genres: Acid, Acid House, IDM

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Boxheater Jackson 

We Are One

Genres: Acid House, Deep House, Breakbeat, Techno

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Brainwaltzera

Itsame

Genres: Braindance, IDM

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John Shima

The Empty Lands

Genre: Techno

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Karsten Pflum

Camera Obscura

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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Orbital

Thirty-Something

Genres: Breakbeat, Techno, Ambient

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ReKab

Subtle Beginnings

Genres: Electro,

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Drøn

aux4432

Genres: IDM, Breakbeat, Jungle

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Keiss

Access Denied

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

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Ambidextrous

Armchair Raver

Genres: IDM, Acid, Breakbeat, Techno

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Golden Donna

The Truth About Love (Expanded Edition)

Genres: Ambient, Techno, IDM

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Luke Vibert

GRIT.

Genres: Downtempo, Acid, Breaks

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Biosphere

Substrata (Alternative Versions)

Genre: Ambient

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Pye Corner Audio

Let's Emerge!

Genres: Synthwave, Experimental

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Clatterbox

Liminal Spaces

Genres: IDM, Electro, Synthwave, Techno

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GGGG

Gazé

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Experimental, Electro

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Lovetrip

Little Silver Box

Genres: Ambient, Acid, IDM, Techno

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Tropychs

Tropychs

Genres: Psychedelic, Ambient, Techno

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The Horn

Hopeless / Romantic

Genres: Techno, House, IDM

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Various

The Phoenix Project

Genres: Drum & Bass, Techno

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Saafi Brothers

Make Pictures With The Sound

Genres: Downtempo, Dub Techno

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Various

MO_ACID 303 TAPE

Genres: Acid, IDM, Techno

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Mathmatrix

Mathmatrix

Genres: Ambient, Braindance, IDM

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Urban Meditation

Headspace

Genres: Ambient, Techno

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Florian Förster

Public Retreat

Genres: Ambient, Electro

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Various

A Dove Has Spread Her Wings: Relief for Ukraine

Genres: Ambient, Techno

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Leftfield

This Is What We Do

Genre: Electro

7Digital

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Cult 48

From The Ashes

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Experimental, IDM, Techno

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Canopy Of Stars

Darkness And Light

Genre: Ambient

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Morphology

Twelve 1

Genres: Electro, Techno, Acid

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Morphology

Twelve 2

Genres: Electro, Techno, Acid

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µ-Ziq

Hello

Genres: IDM, Breakbeat, Drum & Bass

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Florian Förster

À La Carte

Genres: Ambient, Techno, IDM

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Skee Mask

B

Genres: Downtempo, Ambient, Breakbeat, Techno

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Serge Geyzel

Love Kamikaze

Genres: Acid, Breaks, Downtempo, IDM

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Plastikman & Chilly Gonzales

Consumed In Key

Genres: Techno, Minimal, Acid, Modern Classical

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Various

Thanks For All The Fish

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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Ceephax Acid Crew

Baddow Moods

Genres: Ambient, Acid House, Deep House

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Principles Of Geometry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Genres: Electro, IDM

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Youth & Gaudi

Stratosphere

Genres: Dub, Dub Techno

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mōshonsensu

A Strange Dystopian Tundra

Genres: Glitch, IDM, Techno

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Kangding Ray 

ULTRACHROMA

Genre: Techno

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Long Range Desert Group

Pro​-​oxidant

Genres: Acid House, Breakbeat, House, Indie, Techno

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The OST

Vol. 2

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Downtempo

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Wardown 

Wardown II

Genre: Drum & Bass

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_Nyquist 

Metawaves

Genres: Acid, Ambient, Electro, IDM

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Max Cooper 

Unspoken Words

Genres: Ambient, Techno

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Various

Tungata

Genre: IDM

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Rival Consoles 

Now Is

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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Paul Hierophant

Beyond The Oort Cloud

Genres: Braindance, Electro, Techno

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Jeigo

Cerulean

Genres: Breakbeat, Breaks, Drum & Bass, Ambient

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Moderat

More D4ta

Genres: Electro, IDM

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Tangerine Dream

Raum

Genre: Berlin School

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Ott 

Heads

Genres: Dub, Downtempo, Ambient

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Various

029031

Genres: Electro, IDM, Techno

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Various

The Sonic Landscapes Mission

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

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Various

MO_ACID 四

Genres: Acid, Techno

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Keiss

Long Forgotten (+)

Genres: Breakbeat, Breaks, Drum & Bass, Ambient

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Various 

Bubble Flowers

Genres: Electro, IDM

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Various

TUNlicious

Genres: IDM, Ambient, Techno

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Om Unit

Acid Dub Studies II

Genres: Acid, Dub

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DeepChord 

Functional Designs

Genre: Dub Techno

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The Soft Pink Truth 

Is It Going To Get Any Deeper Than This?

Genre: Experimental

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Clark

05-10

Genres: IDM, Acid, Ambient, Experimental

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Futuregrapher

Graenar Baunir

Genre: IDM

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Rayspark Industries 

Selected Remixes Volume Two

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Breaks, Downtempo

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Editors

EBM

Genres: Alternative Rock, Industrial, Synth-pop

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UNKLE

Rōnin II

Genres: Breakbeat, Disco, Dub, Trip Hop

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Dan Armstrong

Numerical Solitude

Genre: Ambient

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KEDA8 

Inertia

Genres: Electro, IDM, Techno

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Futuregrapher 

Geirþjófsfjörður

Genre: Ambient

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Nuron + Fugue 

DAT Tapes 1993-1994

Genres: Techno, IDM, Ambient

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Tosca

Osam

Genre: Downtempo

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Biogen 

MOA111

Genre: IDM

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Various 

033002

Genres: IDM, Electro, Techno

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Offworld 

The Guru Walk

Genres: Future Jazz, Broken Beat

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Nils Frahm 

Music For Animals

Genre: Ambient

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SHXCXCHCXSH 

Kongestion

Genres: Techno, Experimental

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The Jaffa Kid

Passing Signals

Genres: Electro, Acid, House, IDM, Techno

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Omni Trio 

Above The Treeline

Genre: Drum & Bass

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Soutien Gorge 

Tarskapcsolatodban

Genre: IDM

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Bonobo

Fragments

Genres: Deep House, Electro, House, Downtempo

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Dopplereffekt 

Neurotelepathy

Genres: Electro, Experimental

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William Orbit 

The Painter

Genre: Experimental

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Skee Mask 

A

Genres: Downtempo, Ambient, Breakbeat, Techno

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Darren McClure & James Osland 

Pale Blue Slipstream

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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Autumn Of Communion & World Circuit 

Volume 2

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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Violeta Vicci

Autovia Remixed

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Techno, Modern Classical

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Ishq

Interzone

Genres: Ambient, Minimal, Experimental

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Mick Chillage

Variants Of Perception

Genre: Ambient

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Various

2022 - Label Compilation (Mixed By Todos)

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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Bistro Boy, X.U.L

tengsl

Genre: Modern Classical

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Lovetrip

Synaesthesia

Genres: IDM, Electro

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Mick Chillage 

Hiraeth [Support For Ukraine]

Genre: Ambient

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Dr Atmo 

Seefeld

Genre: Ambient

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Tusken Raiders 

Housewerk Vol.1 & Vol.2

Genres: IDM, Techno

Bleep

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Gimmik 

Sonic Poetry

Genres: Electro, Ambient, Downtempo, Electroacoustic, IDM

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Ron Trent Presents Warm 

What Do The Stars Say To You

Genres: Downtempo, Ambient, Balearic, Contemporary Jazz, Fusion

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BOT1500 

Surreal

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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Various

tʌntrə XXIII

Genres: Ambient, Drone, Downtempo, Balearic

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Anthony Rother

AI Space

Genre: Electro

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Roel Funcken

Data Curation

Genre: IDM

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Various

Heiladans

Genres: Ambient, Techno, IDM

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Various

t​ʌ​ntrə XXVI

Genres: Ambient, Drone, Downtempo, Dark Ambient, Balearic

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Myoptik

Eat At The Dining Table Of The Vibrating Sting

Genres: Ambient, Braindance, Electro, Funk, Techno

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Various

tantrə xx

Genres: Ambient, Drone, Field Recording

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Dominik Eulberg

Avichrom

Genres: Neo Trance, Tech House, Leftfield

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Kelly Lee Owens  

LP.8

Genres: Experimental, Techno, Ambient, Modern Classical

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Various  

Artificial Intelligence Vol. II

Genres: IDM, Electro, Breaks, Acid

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Kuba

Relative To The Sun

Genre: Downtempo

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Zendroide

Psyonics

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno, Dub

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Colours In The Dark

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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Strië, Scanner 

Struktura Revisited

Genres: Ambient, Drone, IDM

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Huerco S.  

Plonk

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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Nacht Plank  

Unthejiv Forest

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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ThorF  

Mamma / Pabbi

Genre: Ambient

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Sven Kössler & Si Matthews  

The longest... FEAR

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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Various 

Bugatun

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno

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PurpleAndroid

Power To The Purple!

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

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RSI

Concept EP (album version)

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno

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Various

TUNdrous

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno

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Echtzeit

Episodes

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

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SCALPING

Void

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

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Bvdub & James Bernard

Departing In Descent

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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Various

Home Listening Acid And House

Genres: Acid, Techno

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Krystian Shek

Suddenly

Genres: Ambient, Dub

Bandcamp

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Funki Porcini

Where The Sauce Is Deluxe

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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Various

Artificial Intelligence Vol. I

Genres: IDM, Electro, Breaks, Acid

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