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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 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 ‎

+ve

Genres: Acid, Electro, Breaks, Ambient, IDM

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3

Inkipak

Dot

Genres: Acid, Electro, Breaks, Ambient, IDM

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4

Paddy Thorne

Lost Cause (Part Two)

Genres: Acid, Breakbeat, Electro, Techno

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5

Buspin Jieber  

Laserdisc

Genres: Breaks, Downtempo, Chillwave, Synthwave

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6

The Future Sound Of London

Rituals E7​.​001

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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7

Skurken

Dagur

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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8

Biosphere

Shortwave Memories

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Downtempo

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9

The Future Sound Of London 

A Space Of Partial Illumination E7.02

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM

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10

Plaid  

Feorm Falorx

Genres: IDM, Experimental

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11

Daniel Avery 

Ultra Truth

Genres: Techno, IDM, Jungle, Experimental

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12

Exm

Comp

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM

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13

Heogen

Oxygen Fields

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM

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14

µ-Ziq

Magic Pony Ride

Genres: IDM, Acid, Drum & Bass

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15

ReKab 

My Reflections

Genres: Ambient, Techno, Electro, IDM, House

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16

Various

Mind Maps 3

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Experimental

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17

ReKaB

Lost In Wires

Genres: Techno, Electro

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18

Serge Geyzel 

Xenophonic

Genre: IDM

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19

Various 

Found Sound 3

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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20

Humanoid

sT8818r

Genres: Acid, Acid House, IDM

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21

Boxheater Jackson 

We Are One

Genres: Acid House, Deep House, Breakbeat, Techno

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22

Brainwaltzera

Itsame

Genres: Braindance, IDM

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23

John Shima

The Empty Lands

Genre: Techno

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24

Karsten Pflum

Camera Obscura

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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25

Orbital

Thirty-Something

Genres: Breakbeat, Techno, Ambient

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26

Inkipak

Mighty Force 30th Birthday Original Album Preview Mix

Genres: IDM, Breaks, Acid

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27

ReKab

Subtle Beginnings

Genres: Electro, Techno

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28

Drøn

aux4432

Genres: IDM, Breakbeat, Jungle

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29

Keiss

Access Denied

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

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30

Ambidextrous

Armchair Raver

Genres: IDM, Acid, Breakbeat, Techno

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31

Golden Donna

The Truth About Love (Expanded Edition)

Genres: Ambient, Techno, IDM

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32

Luke Vibert

GRIT.

Genres: Downtempo, Acid, Breaks

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33

Biosphere

Substrata (Alternative Versions)

Genre: Ambient

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34

Pye Corner Audio

Let's Emerge!

Genres: Synthwave, Experimental

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35

Clatterbox

Liminal Spaces

Genres: IDM, Electro, Synthwave, Techno

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36

GGGG

Gazé

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Experimental, Electro

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37

Lovetrip

Little Silver Box

Genres: Ambient, Acid, IDM, Techno

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38

Tropychs

Tropychs

Genres: Psychedelic, Ambient, Techno

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39

The Horn

Hopeless / Romantic

Genres: Techno, House, IDM

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40

Various

The Phoenix Project

Genres: Drum & Bass, Techno

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41

Saafi Brothers

Make Pictures With The Sound

Genres: Downtempo, Dub Techno

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42

Various

MO_ACID 303 TAPE

Genres: Acid, IDM, Techno

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43

Mathmatrix

Mathmatrix

Genres: Ambient, Braindance, IDM

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44

Urban Meditation

Headspace

Genres: Ambient, Techno

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45

Florian Förster

Public Retreat

Genres: Ambient, Electro

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46

Various

A Dove Has Spread Her Wings: Relief for Ukraine

Genres: Ambient, Techno

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47

Leftfield

This Is What We Do

Genre: Electro

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48

Cult 48

From The Ashes

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Experimental, IDM, Techno

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49

Canopy Of Stars

Darkness And Light

Genre: Ambient

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50

Morphology

Twelve 1

Genres: Electro, Techno, Acid

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51

Morphology

Twelve 2

Genres: Electro, Techno, Acid

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52

µ-Ziq

Hello

Genres: IDM, Breakbeat, Drum & Bass

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53

Florian Förster

À La Carte

Genres: Ambient, Techno, IDM

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54

Skee Mask

B

Genres: Downtempo, Ambient, Breakbeat, Techno

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55

Serge Geyzel

Love Kamikaze

Genres: Acid, Breaks, Downtempo, IDM

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56

Plastikman & Chilly Gonzales

Consumed In Key

Genres: Techno, Minimal, Acid, Modern Classical

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57

Various

Thanks For All The Fish

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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58

Ceephax Acid Crew

Baddow Moods

Genres: Ambient, Acid House, Deep House

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59

Principles Of Geometry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Genres: Electro, IDM

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60

Youth & Gaudi

Stratosphere

Genres: Dub, Dub Techno

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61

mōshonsensu

A Strange Dystopian Tundra

Genres: Glitch, IDM, Techno

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62

Kangding Ray 

ULTRACHROMA

Genre: Techno

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63

Long Range Desert Group

Pro​-​oxidant

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

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64

The OST

Vol. 2

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Downtempo

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65

Wardown 

Wardown II

Genre: Drum & Bass

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66

_Nyquist 

Metawaves

Genres: Acid, Ambient, Electro, IDM

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67

Max Cooper 

Unspoken Words

Genres: Ambient, Techno

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68

Various

Tungata

Genre: IDM

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69

Rival Consoles 

Now Is

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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70

Paul Hierophant

Beyond The Oort Cloud

Genres: Braindance, Electro, Techno

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71

Jeigo

Cerulean

Genres: Breakbeat, Breaks, Drum & Bass, Ambient

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72

Moderat

More D4ta

Genres: Electro, IDM

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73

Tangerine Dream

Raum

Genre: Berlin School

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74

Ott 

Heads

Genres: Dub, Downtempo, Ambient

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75

Various

029031

Genres: Electro, IDM, Techno

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76

Various

The Sonic Landscapes Mission

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

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77

Various

MO_ACID 四

Genres: Acid, Techno

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78

Keiss

Long Forgotten (+)

Genres: Breakbeat, Breaks, Drum & Bass, Ambient

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79

Various 

Bubble Flowers

Genres: Electro, IDM

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80

Various

TUNlicious

Genres: IDM, Ambient, Techno

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81

Om Unit

Acid Dub Studies II

Genres: Acid, Dub

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82

DeepChord 

Functional Designs

Genre: Dub Techno

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83

The Soft Pink Truth 

Is It Going To Get Any Deeper Than This?

Genre: Experimental

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84

Clark

05-10

Genres: IDM, Acid, Ambient, Experimental

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85

Futuregrapher

Graenar Baunir

Genre: IDM

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86

Rayspark Industries 

Selected Remixes Volume Two

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Breaks, Downtempo

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87

Editors

EBM

Genres: Alternative Rock, Industrial, Synth-pop

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88

UNKLE

Rōnin II

Genres: Breakbeat, Disco, Dub, Trip Hop

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89

Dan Armstrong

Numerical Solitude

Genre: Ambient

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90

KEDA8 

Inertia

Genres: Electro, IDM, Techno

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91

Futuregrapher 

Geirþjófsfjörður

Genre: Ambient

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92

Tosca

Osam

Genre: Downtempo

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93

Biogen 

MOA111

Genre: IDM

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94

Various 

033002

Genres: IDM, Electro, Techno

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95

Offworld 

The Guru Walk

Genres: Future Jazz, Broken Beat

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96

Nils Frahm 

Music For Animals

Genre: Ambient

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97

SHXCXCHCXSH 

Kongestion

Genres: Techno, Experimental

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98

The Jaffa Kid

Passing Signals

Genres: Electro, Acid, House, IDM, Techno

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99

Omni Trio 

Above The Treeline

Genre: Drum & Bass

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100

Soutien Gorge 

Tarskapcsolatodban

Genre: IDM

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101

Bonobo

Fragments

Genres: Deep House, Electro, House, Downtempo

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102

Dopplereffekt 

Neurotelepathy

Genres: Electro, Experimental

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103

William Orbit 

The Painter

Genre: Experimental

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104

Skee Mask 

A

Genres: Downtempo, Ambient, Breakbeat, Techno

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105

Darren McClure & James Osland 

Pale Blue Slipstream

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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106

Autumn Of Communion & World Circuit 

Volume 2

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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107

Violeta Vicci

Autovia Remixed

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Techno, Modern Classical

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108

Ishq

Interzone

Genres: Ambient, Minimal, Experimental

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109

Mick Chillage

Variants Of Perception

Genre: Ambient

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110

Various

2022 - Label Compilation (Mixed By Todos)

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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111

Bistro Boy, X.U.L

tengsl

Genre: Modern Classical

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112

Lovetrip

Synaesthesia

Genres: IDM, Electro

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113

Mick Chillage 

Hiraeth [Support For Ukraine]

Genre: Ambient

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114

BOT1500 

Surreal

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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115

Various

tʌntrə XXIII

Genres: Ambient, Drone, Downtempo, Balearic

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116

Anthony Rother

AI Space

Genre: Electro

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117

Roel Funcken

Data Curation

Genre: IDM

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118

Various

Heiladans

Genres: Ambient, Techno, IDM

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119

Various

t​ʌ​ntrə XXVI

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

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120

Myoptik

Eat At The Dining Table Of The Vibrating Sting

Genres: Ambient, Braindance, Electro, Funk, Techno

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121

Various

tantrə xx

Genres: Ambient, Drone, Field Recording

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122

Dominik Eulberg

Avichrom

Genres: Neo Trance, Tech House, Leftfield

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123

Kelly Lee Owens  

LP.8

Genres: Experimental, Techno, Ambient, Modern Classical

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124

Kuba

Relative To The Sun

Genre: Downtempo

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125

Zendroide

Psyonics

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno, Dub

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126

36 

Colours In The Dark

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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127

Strië, Scanner 

Struktura Revisited

Genres: Ambient, Drone, IDM

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128

Huerco S.  

Plonk

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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129

Nacht Plank  

Unthejiv Forest

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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130

ThorF  

Mamma / Pabbi

Genre: Ambient

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131

Sven Kössler & Si Matthews  

The longest... FEAR

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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132

Various 

Bugatun

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno

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133

PurpleAndroid

Power To The Purple!

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

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134

RSI

Concept EP (album version)

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno

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135

Various

TUNdrous

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Techno

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136

Echtzeit

Episodes

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

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137

SCALPING

Void

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

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138

Bvdub & James Bernard

Departing In Descent

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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139

Various

Home Listening Acid And House

Genres: Acid, Techno

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140

Krystian Shek

Suddenly

Genres: Ambient, Dub

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141

Funki Porcini

Where The Sauce Is Deluxe

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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142
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143

Hudson Mohawke

Cry Sugar

Genre: Instrumental Hip Hop

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144

Ishqamatics

Mythological Cycle Volume 1

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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145

Röyksopp

Profound Mysteries

Genres: Synth-pop, Ethereal

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146

Pitch Black 

Mixes + Mavericks

Genres: Downtempo, Breaks

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147

Dip Shim 

Enter The Maragrillo

Genres: Acid, Techno, Downtempo, Ambient, Electro

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148

Various

tʌntrə XXI

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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149

Various

Midtun

Genre: IDM

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150

w00b

7007

Genres: Ambient, Chillwave, Synthwave

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151

Mr. Projectile

Slow Motion Hailstorm

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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152

Various

John Tejada Presents Future Stars Three

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

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153

Dubsahara

Mycellium Matrix

Genres: Psychedelic, Ambient, Bass Music, Dub

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154

Various

Echoes Of The Quadrature - Four -

Genre: Dub Techno

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155

4T Thieves

The Vinyl Loop

Genre: IDM

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156

Ishq

Koan

Genres: Ambient, New Age

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157

user404 

Troubled Waterz

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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158

Pendant

Harp

Genres: Trip Hop, Shoegaze, House

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159

Sam Prekop & John McEntire  

Sons Of

Genre: Experimental

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160

Steve Roach  

Ambient Church - New York City

Genres: Ambient, Berlin-School, Drone, Tribal

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161

Gabe Gurnsey

Diablo

Genres: EBM, Techno, Electro

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162

Billow Observatory

Stareside

Genre: Ambient

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163

Oh Mama

Hamraborg

Genres: House, Breaks, Ambient

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164

Steve Roach

Zones, Drones & Atmospheres

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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165

Jon Gurd  

Phoenix

Genres: Breaks, Downtempo, Deep House

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166

Coil 

"Persistence Is All" (Live At Royal Festival Hall)

Genres: Industrial, Noise

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167

Lorenzo Montanà 

Aural

Genre: Ambient

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168

Sven Laux et Logic Moon  

The Unavoidable Death Of Loneliness

Genres: Ambient, Modern Classical

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169

Kasio 

Poplife

Genre: Electro

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170

Ishq 

Shandar Summer

Genre: Ambient

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171

Silentwave 

Bloom

Genre: IDM

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172

Aleksi Perälä

Cycles 3 星辰

Genres: Ambient, Tribal

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173

CoH meets Abul Mogard

CoH meets Abul Mogard

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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174

36 & Zakè

Stasis Sounds For Long-Distance Space Travel II

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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175

Various

Erased Tapes 十五

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Moden Classical, Jazz

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176

Tade

Go Any Place, Examine Anything

Genres: Ambient, Electro, IDM, Techno

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177

Matmos 

Regards​/​Ukłony Dla Bogusław Schaeffer

Genre: Experimental

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178

Mick Chillage 

Oceanus Procellarum

Genre: Ambient

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179

Spacetime Continuum & Its Own Infinite Flower

Empress Eyes

Genres: Ambient, Acid, Deep House

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180

Tim Jackiw 

True Stories

Genres: Deep House, Deep Techno, Techno

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181

Parallel Worlds 

Dark Energy

Genre: Ambient

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182

Aleksi Perälä  

CYCLES 11 黼

Genres: Ambient, Tribal

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183

Various 

For Ukraine (Volume 2)

Genres: Ambient, Modern Classical

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184

Aleksi Perälä

Cycles 4 山

Genres: Ambient, Tribal

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185

Lisa Bella Donna

Travelogue

Genre: Ambient

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186

Eschaton

Sound & Memories

Genre: Drum & Bass

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187

Alfred Czital

Reality Check

Genre: Deep Techno

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188

Silicon Scally

Field Lines

Genre: Electro

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189

Soft Cell

*Happiness Not Included

Genre: Synth-pop

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190

DMX Krew

Party Life

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