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BEST OF 2023

Arist Albums

The best Electronic Music artist albums of 2023, selected and voted for by 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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Mixmag, Pitchfork, Resident Advisor

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Inkipak

Slip

Genres: Acid, Electro, Breaks, Ambient, IDM

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Dialed

Dials And Tribulations

Genres: Ambient, Braindance, IDM

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Laurent Garnier

33 Tours Et Puis S'en Vont

Genre: Techno

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The Orb

Prism

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Dub

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Orbital

Optical Delusion

Genre: Techno

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The Black Dog ‎

The Grey Album

Genres: Electro, Techno, Ambient

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Heogen

Inantiphsea

Genre: IDM, Ambient, Downtempo

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Vince Clarke

Songs of Silence

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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Humanoid

Sweet Acid Sounds

Genres: Acid, Acid House

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The Future Sound Of London

Environment 7.003

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Experimental

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Pentagrams Of Discordia

Deprogrammed Selected Scenes

Genre: Ambient

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The Orb and David Gilmour

Metallic Spheres In Colour

Genres: Ambient, Dub

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Drøn

Selected Shorelines

Genres: Techno, Ambient, IDM

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Chocolate Hills

Yarns From The Chocolate Triangle

Genre: Ambient

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James Holden

Imagine This Is A High Dimensional Space Of All Possibilities

Genres: Techno, Experimental, IDM, Trance, New Age

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Anders Ilar

Light & Shadow

Genres: Ambient, Experimental, Minimal Techno

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ReKaB

Diverse Pathways

Genres: Techno, Deep Techno, House

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Depeche Mode ‎

Memento Mori

Genres: Synth-pop, Alternative Rock

Depmode

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afp

Daedalus

Genre: Ambient

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Biosphere

Inland Delta

Genre: Ambient

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Karsten Pflum 

The Orphand Files

Genres: Techno, Electro, IDM, Breakbeat, Acid

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Futuregrapher 

Ýsa í raspi

Genre: Ambient Techno

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Nacht Plank & Futuregrapher

Music for Kettle (Grandma's Edition)

Genres: IDM, Ambient, Techno

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µ-Ziq 

1977

Genres: Braindance, Ambient, IDM

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Mōshonsensu 

Even Keel

Genres: Braindance, IDM, Experimental

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Iris Ipsum ‎

Pattern Language

Genres: IDM, Ambient, Breaks

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Lovetrip

Shift Patterns

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan

The Nation's Most Central Location2

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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Luke Vibert

Machine Funk

Genre: Acid

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The Black Dog

My Brutal Life

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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Scuba

Digital Underground

Genre: Hardcore

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G-Prod 

Harmonic Analysis

Genre: Deep Techno

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Boxheater Jackson

Indigenous State Of Mind

Genres: Acid House, Breakbeat, House, Techno

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Tom Roberts & Min-Y-Llan

Multiple Personalities

Genres: Ambient, Modern Classical, IDM

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MOY

The Phenomenon Of Memory

Genres: Breakbeat, Electro, Techno, Acid, IDM

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Dub Tractor

Wait

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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Teeth Of The Sea

Hive

Genres: Experimental, Psychedelic Rock

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Arovane

Polymer

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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IGR J17091​-​3624

IGR J17091​-​3624r

Genres: Braindance, Experimental, IDM

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Mick Chillage

Abandoned Memories

Genre: Ambient

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Tunnel Club

Never Stop

Genres: Techno, Trance

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Info

Alkaline Glades

Genres: Techno, Ambient, Electro

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Florian Förster

Gewusst Fern

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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W.R.F.

Phonox Nights

Genres: Downtempo, Techno, House, Acid

BanBanTonTon

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Pentagrams Of Discordia

1st Contact

Genres: IDM, Downtempo

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Everything But The Girl

Fuse

Genres: House, Indie Pop

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DJ Shadow

Action Adventure

Genre: Electro

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iNFO

A Throw​-​Away Society

Genres: IDM, Electro

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Rayspark Industries

XLIX

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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Mathmatrix

Fractal Harmonies

Genres: Ambient, Electro, IDM

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Andrea

Due In Color

Genres: Ambient, Breakbeat, Drum & Bass, Hip Hop, Techno

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Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

The Killer (Original Score)

Genre: Score

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Zubzub

Secret Cities

Genres: Dub, Techno, Psychedelic

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Sven Kössler & Si Matthews

Bridges To Sechura

Genres: Acid, Ambient, Downtempo, IDM, Breaks

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Fluffy Inside

Ripple Effect

Genres: Ambient, Experimental, IDM

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Fluffy Inside

Nylon Corners

Genres: Acid House, Breakbeat, Electro, Techno

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Ambidextrous

Undisclosed Circuit

Genres: Ambient, Techno, IDM

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James Blake

Playing Robots Into Heaven

Genres: Contemporary R&B, Soul, Techno, Dubstep, Experimental

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Kams

Described Spaces

Genre: Acid

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Children Of The Bong

Sonic Ambulance

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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iNFO

Still Here

Genres: IDM, Ambient

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ASC, Aural Imbalance

Spatial Bundle 004

Genres: Ambient, Techno, Drum & Bass

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Cult 48

Skin In The Game

Genres: Ambient, Experimental, IDM, Trip Hop, Downtempo

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The Orb Featuring Lee Scratch Perry

The Upsetter At The Starhouse Sessions

Genre: Dub

Juno

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Anthony Rother

ROBO POP

Genres: Electro, Experimental

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Ital Tek

Timeproof

Genres: Ambient, Experimental, IDM

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afp

Daedalus Rising

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Breaks

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Róisín Murphy

Hit Parade

Genres: Balearic, Future Jazz, Nu-Disco, Trip Hop

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WRNR

Leaves From The Brain

Genres: Techno, Acid

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Surgeon

Crash Recoil

Genre: Techno

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Overmono

Good Lies

Genres: Breakbeat, Hardcore, Techno

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Ruxpin & Stafrænn Hákon

Meet Me In Forever

Genres: Experimental, IDM, Post Rock, Shoegaze, Ambient

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Om Unit + TM404

In The Afterworld

Genres: Acid, Dub

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Carbon Based Lifeforms

Live At Ozora 2022

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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Panda Bear & Sonic Boom

Reset In Dub

Genres: Dub, Experimental, Soul

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Eusebeia

X

Genre: Drum & Bass

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Mikkel Rev

The Art Of Levitation

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo, Trance

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Neural Network

Opaque

Genres: Ambient, Techno

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G-Prod

Cosmic Scan

Genre: Electro

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Tim Hecker

No Highs

Genre: Ambient

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Alison Goldfrapp

The Love Invention

Genres: House, Dance-pop, Nu-Disco

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Mick Chillage

Circadian Rhythm

Genre: Ambient

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As One

AsOne²

Genres: Techno, Ambient

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Actress

LXXXVIII

Genre: Experimental

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Fluffy Inside

The Red Button

Genres: Electro, Acid

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Parallel Worlds

Applied Maths

Genre: IDM

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Myoptik

Vibrating Sting - The Remixes

Genres: Ambient, Braindance, Electro, Funk, Techno

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Vril

Animist

Genres: Techno, Dub Techno, Deep Techno

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Kirk Degiorgio Presents Blue Binary

Origins

Genre: Ambient

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Fever Ray

Radical Romantics

Genres: Experimental, Alt-Pop, Synth-pop

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Wata Igarashi

Agartha

Genres: Techno, Ambient

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Carbon Based Lifeforms

Seeker

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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Cognition Delay

Mostly Dreaming

Genres: Ambient, Techno, IDM

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Speaker Music

Techxodus

Genres: Bass Music, Techno, Experimental

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w00b

9009

Genres: Dark Ambient, Ambient, Experimental

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ASC

The Depths Of Space

Genres: Ambient, Drum & Bass

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Nathan Fake

Crystal Vision

Genres: Techno, Tech House, IDM, Breakcore, Ambient

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Myoptik

Dreampeace

Genres: IDM, Ambient, Electro

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4T Thieves

The Shipping Forecast

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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Fila Brazillia

Beatless

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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Glytek Audio

Mood Selector

Genres: Acid, Braindance, IDM, Techno

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Legiac

Vespertine

Genre: IDM

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M83

Fantasy

Genres: Synth-pop, Ambient, Indie Rock

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Children Of The Bong

Not Sirius

Genres: Downtempo, Ambient, Dub, Techno

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Gacha Bakradze

Pancakes

Genres: IDM, Electro, Bass Music

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Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan

Moonbuilding Volume Three

Genres: Ambient, Experimental, Synthwave

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The Jaffa Kid

Phyalla

Genres: Electro, IDM, Techno, Breakbeat

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Bvdub

The Depth of Rain

Genre: Ambient

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David Holmes ft. Raven Violet

Blind On A Galloping Horse

Genres: Breakbeat, Downtempo

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Pangaea

Changing Channels

Genres: Techno, Bass Music, UK Garage, Tech House

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Holeg Spies

Brave New World

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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Evian Christ

Revanchist

Genre: Experimental

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André 3000

New Blue Sun

Genres: Ambient, New Age, Soul-Jazz

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Acid Arab

٣ (Trois)

Genres: Techno, House, Electro, African

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Parallel Worlds

Reflections

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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Andy Bell & Masal

Tidal Love Numbers

Genre: Ambient

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afp

Extrapolated Memories Of Forgotten Films

Genres: Ambient, Downtempo

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Tim Jackiw

Infinity Pool

Genres: Techno, Deep Techno, Deep House, Acid, Ambient

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Mick Chillage

Marius Regio

Genre: Ambient

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Tarsiform

Mechanically Reclaimed Pickings

Genres: Ambient, Braindance, IDM

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M-Paths

Hope

Genres: Acid House, Breakbeat, House, Techno

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Dubsahara

Turquoise Noise

Genres: Ambient, Bass Music, Dub, Psy-Trance, Tribal, Downtempo

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Woob

NightWAVs

Genres: Downtempo, Synthwave

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VC-118A

Waves Of Change

Genres: Electro, Dub, Deep Techno

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Carl Finlow

Plasmoids

Genre: Electro

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Caterina Barbieri

Myuthafoo

Genre: Experimental

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ASC

Hiding In Plain Sight

Genres: Experimental, Ambient, Techno

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Shackleton

The Scandal Of Time

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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Benefits

Nails

Genres: Industrial, Punk

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ClockDVA

Noesis

Genres: Electro, Ambient

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Solipsism

Spectrum Of Souls

Genre: Ambient

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Bvdub

Days Of Gold

Genres: Downtempo, Drone, Ambient

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Clark

Sus Dog

Genres: IDM, Experimental

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Lusine

Long Light

Genre: Downtempo

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Cognition Delay

Night Looping

Genres: Ambient, IDM

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Steve Roach

Rest Of Life

Genres: Ambient, Drone

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silentwave

Mysterious Forest

Genres: Ambient, IDM, Experimental

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Arovane

Drei Formen

Genres: Ambient, Experimental

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Off Land

Unknown Frequencies

Genre: Ambient

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4T Thieves and Room Of Wires

Coldfire

Genre: IDM

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Futuregrapher

Eyrarh​ú​s

Genres: Ambient, Techno, Weirdcore

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Cold Ecstacy

Genres: Ambient, Hardcore

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