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THE 1000 GREATEST EVER ELECTRONIC ARTIST ALBUMS

 

The best Electronic Music artist albums of all time, selected and voted for by the members of TWGEEMA, The World’s Greatest Ever Electronic Music Albums group. TWGEEMA has more than 7000 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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Aphex Twin  ‎

Selected Ambient Works 85-92

Genres: Techno, Ambient, Experimental

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The Orb ‎

The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld

Genres: House, Dub, Downtempo, Ambient

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3

Orbital ‎

Orbital


Genre: Techno

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4

The Future Sound Of London ‎

Lifeforms


Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM

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5

Aphex Twin ‎

Selected Ambient Works Volume II


Genre: Ambient

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6

The Orb ‎

U.F.Orb


Genres: House, Dub, Ambient

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7

Autechre ‎

Incunabula

Genres: Techno, IDM, Electro, Ambient

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8

Global Communication ‎

76:14


Genres: Downtempo, Ambient

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9

Orbital ‎

In Sides


Genres: Breakbeat, Techno, Electro

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10

The KLF ‎

Chill Out


Genre: Ambient

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11

The Future Sound Of London ‎

Accelerator

Genre: Techno

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12

Polygon Window ‎

Surfing On Sine Waves

Genres: Techno, Acid, IDM

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13

LFO ‎

Frequencies

Genres: House, Techno, Electro

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14

Boards Of Canada ‎

Music Has The Right To Children

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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16

Underworld ‎

Dubnobasswithmyheadman

Genres: Progressive House, Techno, Ambient, Experimental

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17

Black Dog Productions ‎

Bytes

Genres: Techno, IDM

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18

B12 ‎

Electro-Soma

Genres: Techno, IDM

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19

Depeche Mode ‎

Violator

Genre: Synth-pop
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20

Autechre ‎

Amber

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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21

DJ Shadow ‎

Endtroducing.....


Genres: Cut-up/DJ, Downtempo, Instrumental Hip Hop

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22

The Future Sound Of London ‎

Dead Cities


Genres: IDM, Ambient, Experimental

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23

Amorphous Androgynous ‎

Tales Of Ephidrina

Genres: Techno, Ambient

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25

Leftfield

Leftism

Genres: Progressive House, Downtempo, Dub

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26

Orbital

Snivilisation

Genre: Techno

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27

Orbital

Orbital

Genre: Techno

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Autechre

Tri Repetae

Genre: IDM

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29

The Future Sound Of London

ISDN

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM

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30

Biosphere

Microgravity

Genres: Techno, Downtempo, Ambient

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31

The Prodigy

Experience

Genres: Breakbeat, Hardcore, Jungle, Techno

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32

Underworld

Second Toughest In The Infants

Genres: Techno, Breakbeat, Progressive House

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33

The Prodigy

Music For The Jilted Generation

Genres: Breakbeat, Techno

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34

The Black Dog

Spanners

Genres: Techno, IDM

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35

B12

TimeTourist

Genres: IDM, Techno, Ambient

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36

Massive Attack

Mezzanine

Genre: Trip Hop

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37

Plastikman

Sheet One

Genres: Acid, Techno

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38

The Higher Intelligence Agency

Colourform

Genres: Ambient, Techno, IDM

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39

The Chemical Brothers

Exit Planet Dust

Genres: Breakbeat, Trip Hop, Big Beat

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40

Chapterhouse Retranslated By Global Communication

Blood Music: Pentamerous Metamorphosis

Genre: Ambient

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41

Portishead

Dummy

Genre: Trip Hop

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43

Aphex Twin

Richard D. James Album

Genres: Acid, Drill & Bass, IDM

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44

Speedy J

Ginger

Genres: Techno, Ambient

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45

The Irresistible Force

Flying High

Genres: Downtempo, Ambient

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46

Primal Scream

Screamadelica

Genres: Acid House, Indie Rock, Dub, Psychedelic Rock, Downtempo

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47

Massive Attack

Blue Lines

Genre: Trip Hop

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51

Reload

A Collection Of Short Stories

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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52

Vangelis

Blade Runner

Genre: Ambient

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54

The KLF

The White Room

Genres: Techno, Breakbeat, House

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54

Sasha And John Digweed

Northern Exposure

Genres: Progressive House, Techno, Progressive Trance, Breakbeat

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55

Biosphere

Substrata

Genres: Ambient, Field Recording

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56

AIR

Moon Safari

Genres: Downtempo, Synth-pop

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57

The Sabres Of Paradise

Sabresonic

Genres: Techno, IDM

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59

Aphex Twin

...I Care Because You Do

Genres: IDM, Techno, Ambient, Acid

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60

LFO

Advance

Genres: Techno, Electro, IDM

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61

The Chemical Brothers

Dig Your Own Hole

Genres: Breakbeat, Big Beat

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63

Massive Attack

Protection

Genre: Trip Hop

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65

Goldie

Timeless

Genre: Drum & Bass

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67

The Orb

Orbus Terrarum

Genres: Ambient, Dub

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp

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68

The Higher Intelligence Agency

Freefloater

Genres: Ambient, Techno, IDM

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69

The Prodigy

The Fat Of The Land

Genres: Breakbeat, Breaks, Big Beat

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71

Daft Punk

Homework

Genres: House, Techno, Electro, Disco

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72

Speedy J

G Spot

Genres: Techno, Ambient

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73

Photek

Modus Operandi

Genre: Drum & Bass

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74

System 7

777

Genres: Techno, Ambient

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75

FUSE

Dimension Intrusion

Genres: Acid, Techno, Ambient, Minimal

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76

Sun Electric

Kitchen

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Techno, Electro

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77

The Black Dog

Temple Of Transparent Balls

Genres: Techno, IDM

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78

Plaid

Not For Threes

Genres: IDM, Electro

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79

Dreamfish

Dreamfish

Genre: Ambient

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80

Björk

Debut

Genres: Experimental, House, Synth-pop

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81

Roni Size / Reprazent

New Forms

Genre: Drum & Bass

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82

The Shamen

En-Tact

Genres: Techno, Synth-pop

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84

Drexciya

Neptune's Lair

Genre: Electro

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85

Squarepusher

Feed Me Weird Things

Genres: Acid, Drill & Bass, IDM

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86

Biosphere

Patashnik

Genres: Downtempo, Ambient

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87

Banco de Gaia

Last Train To Lhasa

Genres: Ambient, Techno, Tribal

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88

UNKLE

Psyence Fiction

Genres: Breakbeat, Trip Hop, Downtempo

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89

Plaid

Rest Proof Clockwork

Genres: IDM, Techno, Downtempo

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90

Underworld

Beaucoup Fish

Genres: Techno, Tech House, Downtempo

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91

The Sabres Of Paradise

Haunted Dancehall

Genres: Downtempo, Dub, Experimental

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93

Tricky

Maxinquaye

Genre: Trip Hop

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94

Bola

Soup

Genres: Downtempo, Ambient, IDM

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95

FFWD ▸▸

FFWD ▸▸

Genre: Ambient

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96

Plastikman

Musik

Genres: Acid, Techno, Minimal

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99

Eat Static

Implant

Genres: Goa Trance, Techno

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101

William Orbit 

Strange Cargo III 

Genres: Downtempo, Ambient

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102

Luke Slater's 7th Plain 

The 4 Cornered Room

Genres: Techno, IDM

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104

The Irresistible Force

Global Chillage

Genre: Ambient

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105

Moby

Play

Genre: Downtempo

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106

Lamb

Lamb

Genres: Trip Hop, Downtempo, Drum & Bass, Experimental

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107

Air

Air

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Experimental

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108

C.J.Bolland

The 4th Sign

Genre: Techno

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111

Autechre

Chiastic Slide

Genre: IDM

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112

The Chemical Brothers

Surrender

Genrs: Breakbeat, Techno, Big Beat

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp

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113

Squarepusher

Hard Normal Daddy

Genres: Acid, Drill & Bass, IDM

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp

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114

µ-Ziq

Tango N' Vectif

Genres: Braindance, IDM

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp

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115

Seefeel

Succour

Genres: IDM, Ambient, Experimental

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116

Coil

Love's Secret Domain

Genres: Industrial, Electro, Experimental

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Plaid

Mbuki Mvuki

Genres: Breaks, IDM

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118

Robert Leiner

Visions Of The Past

Genres: Techno, Trance

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120

The Fires Of Ork

The Fires Of Ork

Genres: Ambient, Techno

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121

Beaumont Hannant

Texturology

Genre: IDM

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123

Eat Static

Abduction

Genres: Goa Trance, Techno

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124

808 State

ex:el

Genres: Breakbeat, Techno, Downtempo

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp

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126

Model 500

Deep Space

Genre: Techno

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127

Hardfloor

TB Resuscitation

Genre: Acid

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128

Hybrid

Wide Angle

Genres: Breakbeat, Trance

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp

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129

Psychick Warriors Ov Gaia

Ov Biospheres And Sacred Grooves: A Document Ov New Edge Folk Classics

Genres: Techno, Tribal, Ambient

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp

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130

µ-Ziq

Lunatic Harness

Genres: Drill & Bass, IDM

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131

Nightmares On Wax

Carboot Soul

Genre: Downtempo

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132

Adam F

Colours

Genre: Drum & Bass

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134

Depeche Mode

Songs Of Faith And Devotion

Genres: Synth-pop, Alternative Rock

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135

Björk

Homogenic

Genres: Synth-pop, IDM

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137

Renegade Soundwave

In Dub

Genres: Dub, Breakbeat

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp

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138

Banco De Gaia

Maya

Genres: Trance, Tribal, Ambient

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139

Meat Beat Manifesto

Subliminal Sandwich

Genres: Industrial, Downtempo, Breakbeat

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141

Kenny Larkin

Azimuth

Genre: Techno

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142

Hia | Biosphere

Polar Sequences

Genre: Ambient

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145

Seefeel

Quique

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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146

Photek

Form & Function

Genre: Drum & Bass

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147

Coldcut

Let Us Play!

Genres: Breaks, Downtempo

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149

David Holmes

Lets Get Killed

Genres: Breakbeat, Downtempo

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150

Aril Brikha

Deeparture In Time

Genre: Techno

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151

Nine Inch Nails

The Downward Spiral

Genres: Industrial, Alternative Rock

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152

Paperclip People

The Secret Tapes Of Dr. Eich

Genres: House, Techno, Electro

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp
 

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153

Deep Space Network Meets Higher Intelligence Agency

Deep Space Network Meets Higher Intelligence Agency

Genres: Techno, Ambient

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155

Autechre

LP5

Genre: IDM

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157

Front 242

Tyranny >For You<

Genre: EBM

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp
 

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158

Two Lone Swordsmen

The Fifth Mission (Return To The Flightpath Estate)

Genres: IDM, Downtempo

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp
 

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159

Sven Väth

Accident In Paradise

Genres: Trance, Techno, Ambient

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp
 

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160

Cabaret Voltaire

The Crackdown

Genre: Industrial

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161

Woob

Woob 1194

Genres: Dub, Downtempo, Ambient

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162

Silence

Silence

Genre: Ambient

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163

Redcell : Stasis

Redcell : Stasis

Genres: Techno, IDM

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164

Air Liquide
Air Liquide

Genres: Trance, Acid, Ambient, Techno

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165

Depeche Mode
Some Great Reward

Genre: Synth-pop

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166

Meat Beat Manifesto
Satyricon

Genres: Breakbeat, Industrial

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168

Source Direct
Exorcise The Demons

Genre: Drum & Bass

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169

Bandulu
Guidance

Genres: Techno, Tribal, Downtempo

Amazon (#ad), Bandcamp
 

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171

T.Power
The Self Evident Truth Of An Intuitive Mind

Genre: Drum & Bass

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172

Susumu Yokota
Sakura

Genre: Ambient

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174

Skinny Puppy
Too Dark Park

Genre: Industrial

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175

Air Liquide
Nephology - The New Religion

Genres: Techno, Acid, Ambient

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176

Higher Intelligence Agency & Pete Namlook
S.H.A.D.O

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, IDM

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177

Ozric Tentacles
Strangeitude

Genres: Ambient, Dub, Space Rock, Techno

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178

Beaumont Hannant
Basic Data Manipulation (Tastes And Textures ⋆ Vol.2)

Genre: IDM

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180

Hardfloor
Respect

Genre: Acid

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181

Tangerine Dream
Ricochet

Genre: Ambient

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