Top 10 Greatest Electronic Artists


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The Top Ten

Daft Punk
Even a brainless monkey will no that daft punk are the true essence of electronica. There should be a statue of them in every city in the world!
With out a shout of a doubt, the best electronic duo ever! They made more memorable songs than ANY electronic artist ever! You cannot argue with "Da Funk, " "One More Time, " "Aerodynamic, " "Harder Better Fast Stronger, " "Robot Rock, " "Technologic, " & "Too Long, " because they are all the pioneer of the electronic genre!
Daft Punk are the creators of a genre, Thoma and Guy-Man alone brought us French House, and shaped the electronic music industry into what it is today. The Robots have worked alongside classic disco artists like Nile Rodgers, Georgio Moroder, and even more. While I don't disagree with Deadmau5 being on the list, these two belong on top. Joel said himself he was inspired by Daft Punk, and even the idea of a helmet came from them.
[Newest]Discovery says it all.
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He revived the electronic genre scene and his talent shows in his original mixes and his remixes. He can be considered the "Kanye West" of the electronic scene with his oversized ego but a genius when it comes to his art.
Why is Deadmau5 no. 19!?! Has anyone hurd of em. He's amazing listen to strobe, aural pynapse, ghosts n' stuff then come back here and vote for him!
Dead mau5 should definitely be higher. He makes very good music. Strobe is personally my favorite. Ghosts and stuff is also a very good song.
[Newest]Best of the best
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He truly is great. I feel that people only hate on him because he's gotten so popular all of the sudden, and a lot of stupid people think that he's the only artist that makes electronic music (although they think all electronic music is dubstep). Don't hate the artist, hate the ignorant mass of people that don't know anything about electronic music, and make skrillex look bad. (If you truly don't like skrillex because you don't like him music, and not because of his awful fan base, then I have nothing against you. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. However, If you barley listen to any of his music, and you just don't like him because he's gotten more mainstream and has an awful fan base, then grow up. Judge someone's music on their actual music, and nothing else. )
Skrillex is one of the best DUBSTEP artists out their and yes I say Dubstep. Its sad how some to many of his fans don't even know that dubstep is a sub genre to electronic music. To the electronic music is dubstep. And this may make skrillex look bad. However on the other side if you just hate skrillex because he has too much fame then just call yourself a hipster (ha ha hipsters don't call themselves hipsters) Skrillex did a nice job on his new EP with my new Favorite song The Reason. You should check it out. However even if Skrillex is the best Dubstep producer you should check out other sub genres like House or Electronica.
The main reason he's the best is that he knows how to create and combine kick-ass and beautiful in his tracks. That and the influence of his music in the modern society. He reached the point where every electronic artist want to make a remix of his songs ad that's because everybody gets amazed by them.
[Newest]One word... Bangarang! Best electro music!

4The Prodigy
With classics like 'smack my bitch up' and 'breathe' the prodigy should be no. 1 or at least no.2 behind daft punk. How is owl city ahead of them?
How can you put them to 8 position? They must be at the 1 position! I think this guys are more better then any other electronic group in this top 10, come on people, they are fathers of this genre!
How are these guys down here! Are you people mental? The best live act known to man and just a godly band all round ;) forever prodigy
[Newest]Reason why Prodigy is not #1 here its because most of voters are stupid Americans...

5Aphex Twin
Daft Punk: okay mainstream electropop... Catchy...
Owl City: Fireflies is supposed to be this whiny little false artist's masterpiece, but it's just one wimpy fantasy amongst all the other songs that this guy come up with, not to mention that his musicality is uninspiring, basic, terrible. The keyboards sound like garbage, everything is so thin.

Aphex Twin: Every one of his album is a distinctive and mysterious journey of raw emotion embedded with style, colors, textures. The variety of soundscapes is off the bounds and none of them sound like they belong on Earth. Every song speaks to you, inspires you. It touches so many lyrical grounds whilst having no lyrics whatsoever. The flowing beauty of S.A.W. vol 2 that evolves and rains down on you... Crawls under your skin... Enthralls you. The sparkling resonance of your own life that you see in Richard D. James Album. The brutally sad emotional assault throughout Drukqs, from the quiet piano compositions to the monster drum and bass frantics. And others.

Not to mention, he doesn't even care about how great he is... His existence is devoted to music.


HAHAHA Owl City at number 2 before Aphex Twin HAHAHA

Aphex Twin changed the face of electronica forever because he's a real artists who creates to express himself. He said it, the most important thing in music is emotion. Would Owl City say that? No. He doesn't even believe that himself.
Aphex twin produces amazing beautiful and emotional music. I have no problem with daft punk but Owl city? Come on people. Deadmau5 is pretty good but he isn't among the ranks of Aphex twin. I think everybody who voted for owl city should go out and listen to aphex twin now to change their mind. This is great music.
[Newest]I don't want to see aphex twin outside of the top 3!
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You don't even need to know the name of the song to know it's Zedd when you hear it! His style may not appear different and unique the first time you hear it, but as you listen to more of his music, you soon notice things that make his style unique.
He is great.
His different style really stands out among other artists, and the way he has brought singers in to feature in his songs is amazing. Definitely a great buy if you are beginning to enjoy house music.
Great Artist with better and better songs with every release!
[Newest]Guys he should be in top5 he style is different that is why people don't like him if you will listen him

OK, could someone please tell me why the pioneers of electronic music are on #13, under Owl City? I can't imagine someone who doesn't think Kraftwerk are the best... they should be #1 for sure!
You kids won't get electronic music if it wasn't for this genius German group from Germany! Respect the true pioneers of electronic music!
Kraftwerk is "the Matrix" of the all electronic bands in the world, and the people into the electronic music knows. the others bands are only imitators.


This group is the new electro. They are changing things by their music and the quality of their tracks. Hard Rock Electro is the best
Justice presence can't be ignored.
Justice has been definitely deserves a spot next to daft punk. With their innovative style and popular songs they definitely should not be lower than top 5.

This guy is king with his awesome promises remix
Nero is the best! I love doomsday they should totally be at the top of this list!
Second best dubstep band.
[Newest]These guys are kings at electronic if you look it up in the dictionary it will come up NERO

Moby is my favourite electronic artist. I like a lot of music in many genres, and Moby is my favourite.
Moby has highly underrated rapid electronic beats, contrasting with breathtaking ambient pieces, and has powerful and excellent vocals, and hires the guest vocalists from the very top of the list. And what better artist to see live!
His songs have catchy beats like in "Go! ", ambient beats like in "Sunspot" that take you to another world, meaningful lyrics like in "We Are All Made Of Stars" and thought provoking music videos like "In This World".
Moby never let's me down with his music. I love ALL of his albums, each one is a masterpiece, from "Play" and "18" to "Innocents" and "Everything Is Wrong".
Moby has committed a lot to his music to make it unique and excellent. I would say, with all honesty, that Moby put more into his music than the Beatles. And if you automatically vote that down, then fine, be nonsensical, you clearly don't appreciate Moby's all-round brilliance in everything, and I mean everything that he does.


I simply cannot believe that Moby only got 0.8% of the vote!
Seriously, Moby is so underrated; things like Daft Punk are simply obsolete when you look in Moby's direction.
Where would we be without "South Side", "In This World", "Extreme Ways", "Raining Again", "Sunspot", "We Are All Made Of Stars" and several other wonders of musical genius! His upbeat electronic rock and his laid back ambient are both unbeatable!
Listen to Moby as much as you can, get the albums "Play", "18", "Hotel" and "Destroyed"; and your ears will love you for all eternity!
I grew up with Moby, and all of my life, I have been trying ever since to find a music artist that is like him. So far, I can firmly say that there's no music artist quite like Moby. He is definitely my all-time favourite music artist EVER! I'm still looking for a music artist quite like Moby, and will probably not find someone quite so awesome! He is the most unique music artist I know, and definitely the best!
[Newest]This is some of the greatest stuff ever made. The songs he makes me forget all my problems. I think he is one of the greatest musicians of all time!

The Contenders

11The Chemical Brothers
Galvanize Hey Boy Hey Girl Believe Swoon don't Think...
The test and the private psychedelic is the best song I've ever heard in my life! The chemical brothers are always making psychedelic master pieces much greater than that of daft punk or deadmau5.
"The holy trinity" of Exit Planet Dust, Dig Your Own Hole and Surrender are without a doubt the greatest electronic albums of the past 30 years. Should be top 3 definitely, past skrillex!

Radiohead should be way higher on this list. They completely got me into the genre of electronica. It's just real intelligent music and Radiohead are way better than Skrillex.
They got awesome tracks like Idioteque, Everything In Its Right Place, Where Blue Birds Fly and Feral
Sad, happy, sappy and Amnesiac and KID A FOREVER

13Owl City
Owl City AKA Adam Young has created an entirely different branch of electronica. With mesmerizing melodies, waves of emotion, and clever lyrics throughout his pieces, he spreads a type of euphoria only to be found through listening. Every time you listen, his songs take on entirely different feels and meanings, which is one of the reasons why I highly recommend him. One of the most unique artists I've found in this world of generic pop chords and incessant raps.
Adam's music is like a dream, a fantasy. It's electronic, but in a completely different way. There's nothing like it, even the Postal Service and Freelance Whales are nothing near to his music, even though at first hearing they might sound familiar. But Owl City is made of instant happiness, sheer enjoyment and overwhelming beauty.
I was going to vote for The Prodigy but then I realized even this guy is electronic. And for the next 5 mins I was like Owl or TP, Owl or TP. Finally, the happy side of me just clicked on vote - Owl City
[Newest]Owl city is really The other side of music it just fills with happiness every time and so treat for the ears
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14Calvin Harris
Not my favourite but vote him otherwise this list wouldn't make sense. I don't think he is many people's favourite but probably second or something and since you can only vote for one that is why he is so low
How is he only no. 21?! He should be in the top ten!
This guy is the best electronic artist in my opinion, he should be in the top 10 at least.
[Newest]How is this NOT in the top 10

Avicii (when he doesn't remix his own songs) is one of the best producers in the world because unlike most of the single note bass lines and hard drops that make no sense to me, Avicii creates a really melodic Drop every single time. Avicii is #1 for me
22? Avicii is so amazing! And has made some of the best tunes, levels, I could be the one, wake me up, YOU MAKE ME! And as others below me have said he deserves higher than 22!
He just makes great music and I think he deserves a higher spot than 22 and id love to see him move up to the top ten
[Newest]Just because he is Swedish!

Sorry there Captain Hipster but Pendulum IS mainstream. In Australia. Still I'm surprised that they aren't higher on the list. They're music is some of THE best out there. It's a crying shame they ended the group. Oh well. At least we have Knife Party now.
Um, how the hell are skrillex, owl city, and deadmau5 ahead of pendulum. This list is being made by people who only listen to mainstream electronic
Perhaps the furthest drum and bass from just loud noises. Bravo, Pendulum. You made real music. Good for you.
[Newest]Pendulum was Music. Simple as that.

17Depeche Mode
Laugh out loud, Depeche Mode is #1 by a mile
Depeche Mode should be number 1. Depeche Mode still is and the only band to use old synths in most of their albums. The synth programming alone is hard its self. But songs such as "Enjoy The Silence", "Walking In My Shoes", "Barrel Of A Gun" & "Heaven". make the electronic industry still stand out. If Depeche Mode isn't considered number one or even number two anymore. This generation doesn't know what real music is anymore.
Depeche Mode is absolutely the best band. And I think not just among the electronic band but among all bands.
[Newest]Depeche Mode on 22. I guess people voting here have no idea that without Kraftwerk and Depeche Mode electronic music wouldn't be where it is today.

18Knife Party
From the perspective of an avid listener to bot the dubstep and electronica genres, I was a huge fan of Pendulum's drum and bass sound and Knife Party's emergence into the electronica and club music genre has made a significant impact in my opinion. They have some really strong beats to dance to in addition to their unique sound all their own. Internet Friends is just the beginning but move into Rage Valley and the new Haunted House EP and you'll truly discover the talent these individuals possess
Knife party surely is better then deadmau5 deserves a higher position then number 25. Internet friends by knifeparty is an amazing song by him and I guarantee that if people were to actually listen to him they would like him in an instant.
You can have no regret that knife party brings the pack of electro and dubstep to a beast
[Newest]Knife Party should be in the top five!

19Massive Attack
Massive attack created the urban scene in Britain. And have some absolute classics up their sleeve like unfinished symphony how are these guys not higher?
Daft punk are annoying, owl city is just a one hit wonder, so massive attack are the best

20Glitch Mob
Amazing! Love every song by these guys. Their new album Love Death Immortality is just mind blowing. Not to mention that even some of their older songs are just as amazing, like fortune days and we can make the world stop. Greatest of them all, this band.
If you don't believe they are the best, listen to "Fortune Days" by The Glitch Mob. Be prepared to have your mind-blown.
Awesome albums with absolutely sick songs. Warning: you will be hooked by listening to them.
[Newest]Very good. There is some untapped talent here and I wouldn't be surprised if they were to become much bigger in the next years.

21Feed Me
I'm flabbergasted Feed Me isn't in the top 10. Their hard hitting, fast-paced beats are what got me into electronica. Listen to a few of their songs like Green Bottle or Grand Theft Ecstacy and you'll understand why they deserve better than 17th place.
What the crap!?!? How can Feed me be no. 55? Everybody who reads this, go and listen to Death by Robot or Pink Lady, you'll be amazed, I'm sure of it! Thank you
Incredible talent, absolutely needs to be in top ten. Calamari Tuesday album is spot on, as with the rest of Jon Gooch's work as Feed Me.

Experimental D'n'B mixed with jazz occasionally with some wild bass playing thrown in. Squarepusher is awesome.

How is bassnectar not in the top 10? Nothing beats seeing him live. close your eyes take a trip and never come home
One of the best live acts ever.
From far the best dubstep dj on earth

24Breathe Carolina
Especially their song "Blackout", which is one of those songs that you absolutely know and have heard but you just do not remember the name or the artist. They have a great Electronic/Rock sound, and they should be in the top ten!
Breathe Carolina should be before Skrillex! COME ON MAN!
I love Breathe Carolina so much. While Blackout is a good song, they have other amazing songs that aren't "radioworthy" like Wooly and Sellouts. Great band, great music. They should be at least in the top ten!

25Pretty Lights
True Passion! Every song is a unique journey into a outer realm of existence. Plus, much of his music is free and available to anyone, showing care for his work versus the wealth and fame of the music industry. Pretty Lights has a amazing label company to boot with artists such as Gramatik, Break Science, and Michal Menert. Pretty Lights deserve a much higher spot on this list of fantastic artists.
One of the few electronic artist who put emotion and passion in to his music, a true underrated genius

26DJ Shadow
owl city in top 5? a copy of the postal service in top 5? ok, back to DJ Shadow, Endtroducing is one of the best albums ever made, is the pioneer of the trip hop and has one of the most original styles of all. Now this deserves to be at the top 5.

Owl City and Massive Attack better than DJ Shadow?

This guy is amazing! One of my all tome favorites.

27SALM (Something A la Mode)
G-string is better than the actual thing. Haha. But really. These songs are so amazing that I am in constant awe whenever a new song is released by them. They are an all around great music group. I recommend it 110%

28Porter Robinson
Porter Robinson's music quite literally takes you to another "world". He is one of the most unique artists of all time; his music gets better every time you listen to it!
Language. That is all that needs to be said.
The entire WORLDS Albume is absolutely incredible. There is not anything like it.
Every track, though electroinc, takes on a very very strong meaning. Each track has a story and a strong personality.
The album convers afew genres, from bigroom, and progressive house, but with its own Porter twist. Its not really comparable to anything other than just Electronic, but the best thing to call it would be Bigroom.
It covers Glitch Hop, and the entir thing because of that, can have a vey retro, video gamey style.

The WOLDS Album is more than an album. Its an experience.
Best I've ecer heard.

Perspnally, my favorite tracks are Goodbye to a World, and Natural Light.

29Swedish House Mafia
Um hello Swedish house mafia should be before Skrillex.
The king of electro house.
They revolutionised music in EDM, the buzz of daft punk's discovery had cooled and these three music magicians revitalised the industry. Should be top 10 at least!

The best female vocalist I've ever herd. Screw all the female pop stars that gets so much publicity, Bjork's music is a work of orchestra & as well a piece of art. Anyone who says other does not know art in music whatsoever.
One album: Homogenic. An album that combines real life strings with icy beats and electronics to make a tundra of emotion. It's THE best electronic album ever and possibly one of the best albums ever PERIOD.
Bjork is mother nature's gift to the Earth. Please believe me.
[Newest]Incredible artists, with one of a kind music!

31Blood On the Dance Floor
BEST ELECTRONIC BAND EVER! Just listen to their song Call me Master.


33Infected Mushroom
HOW is this way down here? I guess you just haven't heard it...
Amazing Composition. Strongly deserves in top ten.
Extremely underrated. Check them out if you haven't.

34Wolfgang Gartner
Not much songs but great songs!

35Benny Benassi
I think that he's just awesome when it comes techno and electronic and let's not forget about what a hit Satisfaction was and come on the guy's a legend

36Flux Pavilion

37Gary Numan
Give Gary attention, guys. He's excellent.


No 32 really! Gary numan is the god of synth pop and should be in the top 5 at least
All I can say is Poly Moog Synth at its best since the late 70s. Listen to Pleasure Principal sincerely, Solo Harmonics.

38Peer Van Mladen
Like peer van mladen

39KOAN Sound
Really? #29?! KOAN should be in the top ten or at LEAST higher on the contenders list. His (or they, I don't know) songs are so well structured and intricate and FUNKY!

40Armin van buuren
What?! You've got daft punk on number one and Armin on 40?! He is first of all the one who made trance to what it is or was at his peak, second he is the owner of the best dance music label in the world, third even his alter ego gaia has more masterpieces than deadmau5 will get on his label mau5trap in 20 years.
Armin is far better than most of this list in my opinion. It looks like there are only Americans in the top 20. So this list isn't objective, and thus, waste of time..
ARMIN on #70 what even Zedd is rated above armin seriously its high time for you voters to listen to real electronic genre of music this guy is a legend..

No way Kaskade is not in the top 10... There's so much grace, beauty and feeling of youth and love energy in so many of his songs... He combines his tunes and female voices with such perfection. He's a truly great artist.
Listen to Kaskade Live at Coachella and you'll realize they should be Top 15. It may be a 1:45:00 song but from start to finish, it's a party.
I really would have thought kaskade would be higher then 43. Still he is really awesome to go see, Great artist ever.
[Newest]I voted deadmau5 but kaskade is still great he does feature in some albums and songs of deadmau5

42Aleksander Vinter
Aleksander Vinter, aka Savant, is one of the most unique artists I have ever heard. His music is a magnificent mixture of electronica, complextro and glitch hop and he is absolutely wonderful. Plus, knowing that he actually does have savant syndrome adds an interesting level of complexity behind his music.
Aleksander Vinter is a genius. His music has a level of complexity that surpasses all of the artists here. He should seriously be number 1. Anyone who says Skrillex is higher than Vinter knows nothing about electronica.
This dude far surpasses many of the names on this list. He should be way higher. Top 15 at least, and that's being modest. The fact that skrillex is higher than Savant and Aphex twin shows how screwed up the vast population is.


44I See Stars
I'm not sure these guys should be classified as electronic, but they're incredible if you like the hardcore stuff.

45DJ Nebir

46Kashiwa Daisuke

Madeon is basically a prodigy when it comes to electronic music. His production skills and understanding of sound design are literally out of this world. I mean have you listened to his debut album? It's EASILY on par with, if not better than Porter Robinson's 'Worlds' and the guy is only a mere 20 years old! Also, was anybody else around when he was pumping out mind boggling remixes at the tender age of 16? I mean, the guy is just amazing...
To be honest Madeon is literally 2x younger than many of these artists and he's making music just as good, or better. He has a distinct style to his songs, which is hard to find nowadays with many artists using the same kinds of sounds.
This kid is a badass
[Newest]If anyone deserves recognition, it's this guy.

Dude its good music

49Crystal Castles
Come on! Please explain why Crystal Castles is so low!

50World's End Girlfriend

51The Orb

52Lindsey Stirling
She's got mad skill

53Jean-Michel Jarre
Number #16, you havin' a laugh!. This pioneer of Electronic music has in his lifetime broken 4 world records for concert attendances, puts on the worlds best laser light shows found anywhere on the planet, and at the grand old age of 63 can wipe the floor with any of these so called artists above. Who hasn't heard of the multi million selling albums which started it all in the late 70's Oxygene and Equinoxe, both superb albums. Others to listen to are the excellent Magnetic Fields, Rendez-vous, and if you have the box set as I have then the very rare Houston concert from 86 is a must. Jarre should be number 1...
Great Electronic Artist! Plus Maurice Jarre his father is also a great composer of Electronic Music!
J-M Jarre is the first (for me) and the best electronic music creator. Besides, it was my relatively young age, and we;ve spent long time with my friends listening to this Music.

54Digital Rust

55Fatboy Slim
Fatboy slim is quality early electronic music!

56Lemon Jelly

Best french band ever. It needs go up for sure on this list


Röyksopp should be in top 20, they're quite underrated.
These guys have a warmth in their music that is hard to find in the fjords of Norway
Definitely underrated. Worth a listen by far --especially their album: Melody AM

I think Zomboy should be right under Skrillex. He's excellent at the art of dubstep, and is just a really cool guy.
What?! He should be in top 10!
What? Right after Skrillex is this guy!

61009 Sound System
Although many will disagree because "With a Spirit" is what people have dubbed the 'YouTube's national anthem' because it's constantly played as a default song, I believe their music really lifts the soul :) Definitely deserves a higher spot on this list!
008 Soundsystem is a great electronic group and is you don't know them I recommend doing so. Warning : not for the impatient listener.


"Dreamscape" is a great song.


62New Order
Please.. NEw order has had more hits than majority and should be in top 20.. not hanging down at 56
Holy Moses, New Order, Rank At Sixty Four? One Of The Best Band Ever On The Planet.


It's not all about Yello try Orang
It's all about Yello

For the last ten years my ears have been pushed more and more outwards by the smile on my face caused by the Hartnoll brothers (Orbital).

Their music has such variety, and live they are just simply the best.

From hard and fast, to soft and mellow, even a recent touch of dub step. Everything Orbital does, is up to the highest in production standards.

If you have never heard of them, I emplore you to listen to a couple of tracks. I suggest:
One perfect sunrise (Beautiful)
The Box (One of my favorites, listen to both parts)
Nothing left (Listen to both parts for a journey)
Chime (The most well known track, amazing)
Never (Another beautiful track)
Where is it going? (Last track off the latest album, and I think the best)
Can't believe Orbital are down here, try listening to the back catalogue
Halcyon on and on + straight sun = epic.

These guys are top notch, check out their boiler room set or glasto sets.



68Doctor P

Flume didn't just do what everyone else was doing. He made his own genre and it amazing!
Best mixes of electronica. Plus he's from Australia. He should be number 1 to be honest
Flume is just awesome
[Newest]Flume is incredible. His music is unique and gorgeous.

70LCD Soundsystem
This is one of the few examples where there is a band, actual musicians backing up the entire endeavor. Their music is rich, and is worth a better place in this list.
I love these guys, 52 is injustice when skrillex is third and radiohead is on here

I guess this group isn't as well known as the others mentioned... But I think they are an excellent electronica group that comes up with innovative ideas in their songs and puts true effort into their songs (Not that these guys don't :P) Anyways, if you haven't heard of Noisia, give em a listen!
Noisia deserves a much higher place, there vibe has a unique feeling to it.
Another group that should be placed before Skrillex.

A completely revolutionary style of music. Dubstep mixed with Ambient. Chillstep. His music is so powerful! How can this not be higher on the list?!?


Love this guy should be number one ever hear music that makes you feel alive then listen to Blackmill because you will really experience a whole new perspective and I doubt anyone cares but my period and comma keys are broken laugh out loud
Blackmill is one of the few electronic artists I can listen to for hours on end. It never gets old or repetitive. Absolutely great music.

Ratatat may not deserve #1, but they should be way higher on the list. They do such a great job combining instrumental with electronic and synth music.
Come on.
Ratatat absolutely destroys with awesome insturmental loops and sick beats. Just take a listen to a couple of their songs like load pipes, seventeen years, wildcat and more.
Why is the not higher on the list?!

74Brian Eno
Brian Eno had his start with Roxy Music and produces for U2. Base and Apex by Eno/Cluster is my favorite of all. Sincerely, Solo Harmonics.

Varien is one hell of a badass. Coming from the amazing world of Monstercat, he combines classical piano and acoustic guitar, along with the awesome riffs and chords of a distorted electric guitar, all presented in a fluid and fun dubstep format. You have to hear to believe him. Listen to Valkyrie featuring Laura Brehm. His best work in my opinion.

76Eric Prydz
Love this guy so much

77Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike


79Submotion Orchestra

8012th Planet

Vangelis should be number one! He won an Academy Award for "Chariots of Fire" also he did the Music for "Blade Runner" Also his song went to number one!
Vangelis, he's my man! His concerts are awesome backed by full orchestra and singers, He's the best composer ever!
There is no greater composer than Vangelis his concerts are out of this world he is backed up by singers and a full orchestra!

82Boards of Canada
This list badly needs people born before 1995 to rate on it. Some fantastic electronic acts criminally low here. I think I'll have to refresh and vote for massive attack, new order and portishead and chemical brothers now
Why isn't this on here, are you people crazy
Yeah, the fact these guys aren't in the top ten is beyond me.

83Pegboard Nerds
Hero, Disconnected, Here it Comes?
Ever heard Razor Sharp! Yes one of a underraded artist

Bitch Please. Have you heard Kill the Noise!

85The Knife
Just awesome. Also, Fever Ray

He has sold hundreds of millions of albums across europe, asia, the americas, and even oceania and africa! HOW is her not even on this list to begin with?! You guys are to generic with your one-hit wonders and your mainline dubstep. Loosen up a bit
He is WAY better than half the people above him, so why is he number 58? He has sold millions of albums all across the globe, VOTE HIM UP!
Love basshunter he was the one that got me into techno and electronic music. Should be better than 52
[Newest]His music is beauty. Why is he not even in the top 10?

Simply epic "We Come 1" and "Insomnia" blew my mind. I can't believe they're not on this list they make Skrillex look like a little kid.
An unbelievable electronic band they're nowhere near as popular as they should be
Put them a lot higher!

84? You people think Zedd, Owl City, and Nero are better than Portishead?
Top Ten
1: Portishead
2: Kraftwerk
3: The Prodigy
4: The Chemical Brothers
5: Brian Eno
6: Daft Punk
7: Massive Attack
8: Moby
9: Fatboy Slim
10: DJ Shadow


Great Music, Great Vocals, Great Vibes. An artist that only comes around once in a lifetime.
WHY ARE THEY LAST! I literally came to this list, expecting to see them in the top 10!
Best electronica indie artist.

91The Postal Service

The fact that Netsky isn't higher up is sort of a joke. His songs are how electronic music is done. His fast pace is great.
Netsky should be way higher on this list.

93The Loops of Fury

Extremely under rated musician. More people need to hear his music.

Just no 84 I mean really. -_-
Why is Ephixa so low O-o He is the most amazing electronic producer I know...

96Tertium Non Data
I quite like these guys, they take a lot of getting into but they are good, I suppose I agree that all the songs in the album The Third Is Not Given SUCK, but the rest of them are quite good, but daft punk kick these guys asses!
Tertum non data are ok but they can be VERY boring, I mean all of their songs in the album the third is not given are terrible!
The otherthing about tertum non data is that their second album is proper music like when the leve breaks.

97Sasha & John Digweed
Haha you have to be kidding right? No.77? This guy needs to be at least top 5. His work makes me speechless. Just listen to sasha's Xpander and Cloud Cuckoo and be blown away.

98Sub Focus
Along with Pendulum and DJ Fresh in the early to mid 2000's, took Drum N Bass to a stratospheric level. He is the master of catchy riffs and slick deep sounds. Check out some of his older stuff.
I just love everything he's made. Catchy, and great to listen to.

Hardwell's sets are so energetic!
[Newest]He is the best.

100Tangerine Dream
Tangerine Dream 40 behind Skrillex and Deadmau5, come on people?! Skrillex and mau5 may be popular, but if you look at the musicality and production quality Aphex Twin and Tangerine Dream are light years ahead of the artists today. AFX and TD were musical pioneers and engineers who spent countless hours crafting their own electronic instruments and coercing music out of them. Skrillex and Deadmau5 are just two guys sitting behind a computer who happen to be turning the charts, yeah they're talented, but their not bloody pioneers. It's like comparing Michael Bay to Stanley Kubrick.
I am a hobbiest electronic musician and so Tangerine Dream is my #1 influence since the late 70s. I can't believe most in the US have hardly heard of them. Wake up America and appreciate the best of the best in electronic music. Tangerine dream has released over a hundred albums over the decades. Sincerely, Solo Harmonics.
I am a hobbiest electronic musician and so Tangerine Dream is my #1 influence going way back to the late 70

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