Top 10 Greatest Electronic Artists


The Top Ten

1 Daft Punk Daft Punk Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of producers Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.

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 has opened my mind to music. All other electronic "music" nowadays just sounds like a collection of noise that should be featured in a "Call of Duty" montage. Daft Punk's music has soul; unlike the other music being produced today by the world's top "artists". I quote artists because people attempting to recite bad poetry while a metronome drowns out their vocals is not music. The same goes for the people who think computer noises are better than real instruments that Daft Punk includes in their songs. They've hit every genre right on the head and revolutionized every single thing they've touched upon. They're up there with legends; perhaps past them.

All these comments speak the truth. They are the best electronic ever, and they will continue to show that they are. They haven't made a new song or album recently but they will comeback, and when they do, the world will know, the greatest ever have returned and it will shock everyone.

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2 Deadmau5 Deadmau5 Joel Thomas Zimmerman (a.k.a. deadmau5) is a Canadian DJ producer, formerly a web developer, who produces a wide variety of electronic musical genres, such as electro and dubstep, but is best known for popularizing work in the areas of progressive house and electrohouse, along with the genres themselves. more.

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.

I wouldn't EVER compare deadmau5 to that knob we call Kanye West. Deadmau5 is actually inspiring, and doesn't call himself what he isn't. - PositronWildhawk

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.

I think that metal fans don't like too much Electronic music... Personally, I'm a basic rock, metal and prog fan with bands like RHCP, Alice in Chains, Queen, Rush, Megadeth, Tool, Iron Maiden, Mastodon, Gojira, Devin Townsend, Porcupine Tree... And I also like Deadmau5 stuff very much! Not a basic EDM artist but a brillant Guy who makes masterpieces.
Adjectives? OK : Good Mood, mind blowing, ambient, progressive, dreamy...

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3 Skrillex Skrillex Skrillex is an American (Born in 1988, in Los Angeles, California) EDM producer who is known for popularizing dubstep. He is part of the bands Jack Ü (DJ) and From First To Last (Lead Singer). His album Recess debuted at 4 on the BB200, tying him with Zedd for the highest debut for an EDM album on more.

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.

It's Brostep. Actual Dubstep has elements of Dub and 2Step in it. Brostep is to Dubstep like what DNB is to Jungle.

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4 Aphex Twin Aphex Twin Richard David James (born 18 August 1971), known by his stage name Aphex Twin, is an Irish-born English electronic musician and composer. He is known for his influential and idiosyncratic work in electronic music styles such as IDM and acid techno in the 1990s, for which he won widespread critical acclaim. more.

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.

Ask yourself, who in this list is going to be remembered for centuries? Whose music and legacy will be studied in colleges and universities around the world in the same way Mozart, Beethoven, Shakespeare, and other legends are in the years to come? Who not only changed the game but is completely irreplaceable and is the only person in the world capable of making music the way he does? This guy right here. However, I suppose I understand why he's not number 1 on this list as a lot of these artists are here because of their current popularity or whatever. Come back in a decade and this list may change dramatically- but you'll certainly see him still here on this list, probably closer to number 1.

Skrillex is two places above Aphex Twin? Are you kidding me? Skrillex wishes he was a fifth to the fifth power as talented as Aphex Twin is. This guy could have a genre named after himself. He's been at every end of the spectrum from nightmare noise jungle like Come to Daddy to emotional piano solos such as April 14th. Did you know that Syro comes in an album cover which itself is literally the list of what your dollar goes into when buying it? It folds out in like 8 pages.

Why is he so good? Just check him out. Everything he touches is amazing. - Slipperyjack40

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5 Kraftwerk Kraftwerk Kraftwerk is a German electronic music band formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970 in Düsseldorf. The band was fronted by both Hütter and Schneider until Schneider's departure in 2008.

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!

Come on, why is Kraftwerk number 9? All of us have to at least some credit and gratitude for these guys! They were one of the most original and influential electronic pioneers and has even existed 23 years before Daft Punk!

the GOAT

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6 Zedd Zedd Zedd is a Russian- German DJ known for his hits such as Clarity, Transmission, and Break Free. He is best known for his album True Colors, which has the highest debut on the Billboard 200 for an EDM album (tied with Skrillex's Recess). He is one the the richest EDM artists in the industry.

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.

I don't know why but I love his songs. I like how not all of his songs are mindless dance songs, but some actually have passion (not saying every dance song doesn't has passion) but he brings a really good mix of music to the table. - Aquaturtle

He got worse but many of his older songs are awesome. - PhoenixAura81

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7 Knife Party Knife 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 knows exactly what they're doing, and what they are doing is great. "Centipede" is a staple of brutal electronic music, and the reggae beats of songs like "Bonfire" and "Give it up" are surprisingly nice combinations with electronic music. Knife Party, in my opinion, has not reached its peak, and has a long way to go.

You can have no regret that knife party brings the pack of electro and dubstep to a beast

Knife Party are the best Dubstep artists.Of course my favourite music artist is this Drum&Bass band called Pendulum so I have a bias towards these guys but these guys make the best dubstep and they are also electro house too.Listen to bonfire that song is awesome.Glad to see them this high up on best EDM musicians list but it is sad to see that they are also high up on worst EDM musicians list too.-TheCoolGuy1

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8 Porter Robinson Porter Robinson

Porter should be number one, hands down. He doesn't make "sick beats", he pioneers new sounds that have real meaning. With luscious synths, unpredictable chord progressions, and hard hitting drums, (not to mention live shows! Seriously! ) Porter is quickly revolutionizing the world of electronic music. Just listen to the first track on worlds and you'll understand.

This guy is a musical genius! At a young age, and SELF--TAUGHT, look what he can make! Just listen to his album "World." It is amazing and a truly beautiful album. Don't listen to all those copycat DJs, they flat out don't know a thing compared to Porter Robinson. He's a true musical genius, and should be at least in the top five choices. If you love electro music, please take my word and listen to his album "World." It wouldn't hurt to try

If you've ever seen a live Porter Robinson show you would know what the hype is. My first time seeing "Sad Machine" live I was on my friend's shoulders and balled my eyes out. It is so much more different than the insane strobe lights you'll see at Zedd, for example. His visuals have meaning, each tells its own story. Oh AND HE SINGS HIS SONGS LIVE. he has an incredible voice if he isn't amazing enough already. A genius in my view

Wait, electronic music can be emotional? Enter Porter Robinson.

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9 Moby Moby Moby is an American musician, who has produced inventive new styles to various subgenres of electronic music, inspired by 1950's gospel as much as by modern rock, and musicians from New Order to David Bowie. more.

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 ...more - PositronWildhawk

I thought you would make this list PositronWildhawk. Because you like electronic music. - Userguy44

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!

Should be on the Top Ten

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10 The Prodigy The Prodigy The Prodigy are an English electronic music group from Braintree, Essex, formed by Liam Howlett in 1990. The members were originally Liam Howlett (keyboardist and composer), Keith Flint (dancer and vocalist), Maxim (MC and vocalist), Leeroy Thornhill (dancer and occasional live keyboardist), and a female more.

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

The Prodigy are the greatest of all time because they bridged the gap between alternative rock and electronica and managed to create some of the greatest electronica jams ever conceived. They are also basically the founders of the rave so most electronica artists owe their souls to the Prodigy. - Duality

Yes the prodigy is the best I love them!

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The Newcomers

? Seven Lions

His signature melodic dubstep is absolutely breathtaking. - Atham

Their song Island is making me restore my faith in modern EDM. - PhoenixAura81

The Contenders

11 Massive Attack Massive Attack Massive Attack are an electronic music duo from Bristol, England, who use distorted, psychedelic, dynamic atmospheres as a definitive style of their music. They are noted as one of the most influential acts in electronic music to date, whose musical style was claimed to be far ahead of its time, and more.

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?

Their quality is objective, that may sound condescending, but please, listen to Blue Lines and prove me wrong

Daft punk are annoying, owl city is just a one hit wonder, so massive attack are the best

Beautiful music with meaning and a million styles

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12 Madeon Madeon

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.

Madeon definitely deserves to be in the top ten. He is an extremely talented producer with very original synths and melodies, and not to mention much younger than other producers. I can listen to the Adventure album forever and never get tired of it. He is simply one of a kind.

Why is Madeon ranked 60? He's an absolutely incredible artist. His album "Adventure" is one of my all time favorite albums, and it is one of the few albums where every song is amazing... all 18 songs!

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13 Glitch Mob

Absolutely incredible. Every one of their songs is an adventure. My personal favorite tracks of their are Starve the Ego, Feed the Soul and Carry the Sun. Their songs aren't too over the top, but they aren't too tame either, and best of all, they know how to use vocals in an electronic song in a way that does not detract from the beats, but adds to them. The only bad part about them is that there still isn't enough of their music.

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.


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14 Radiohead Radiohead Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).

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

I admit they are more of an alternative rock band, but their electronic songs (15 Step for example) are some of their best and they deserve to be higher. - Duality

Wow! I'm surprised they're not first. They are the most creative artists on this list. Everything by them is great. I'm not sure if they are the most electronic artists, but I think they are one of the greatest rock and electronic artists in existence. Your life will never be complete unless you listen to at least one Radiohead album (I mean stuff from the late 90s and the 2000s. - Slipperyjack40

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15 The 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!

One of the coolest edm acts of all time! I was blown away when I first heard Come With us. I never knew that edm music could be this incredible! - Slipperyjack40

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16 Nero Nero Nero are an English electronic music trio, specialising in dark vocal dubstep, electro, drum & bass and drumstep, consisting of Daniel Stephens, Joseph Ray and Alana Stephens (née Watson). They are well known for creating a wide variety of styles of dubstep and drum and bass, combining deep vocals more.

One of the, if not the best artist I've ever heard. The style, the class, the rhythm, the beat. It all adds up to make an extraordinary experience.

When your rank in the top 10 of top electro bands with only ONE album... nero is the best electro band, when talent is there...talent is there.

Nero is the best! I love doomsday they should totally be at the top of this list!

Should be at least in the top 5 better then skrillex

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17 SALM (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%

It's just a great name!

The first lp was Magnetic Fields. Since that time fan for about 40 years. 😊

18 Boards 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

Boards of Canada are my number 1. Using original production methods to achieve a unique electronic sound should get them into the top 10, their masterful execution gets them 1st in my eyes.

Yeah, the fact these guys aren't in the top ten is beyond me.

Are you serious people? Boards of Canada is amazing! They are very creative and entertaining to listen to. Please check them out, there's more to electronic music than EDM. - Slipperyjack40

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19 Bassnectar Bassnectar Lorin Ashton, better known as Bassnectar, is an electronic music producer from Santa Cruz, California, who specialises in dark dubstep and trap, using elements of downtempo, drum and bass, and ambient; describing his music as "amorphous and ever-changing". Notable tracks include the haunting "Underwater", more.

Bassnectar's music combines multiple electronic genres into one to create amazing masterpieces of sound unique to him only. He should be in the top ten just because his music has the capability of making you want to dance and relax at the same time.

How is bassnectar not in the top 10? Nothing beats seeing him live. close your eyes take a trip and never come home

More musical talent than many of the metal musicians who inspired him

Bassnectar is far beyonddd a lot of these. the guy needs to be top 10 at least

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20 Burial

Who the heck is Zedd? Burial is ace, his last release Rival Dealer is brilliant.

No one even comes close to Burial... This list is too mainstream

Burial deserves a much higher place here

Lmao Everyone voting is under 12. No good artists are High up. Besides AFX.

21 Illenium Illenium

Coolest future bass sounds.

SO underrated! This guy is definitely one of the best EDM singers. Frequent uploads, catchy and enjoyable sounds, meaningful lyrics, making creative stuff with the genre. This guy seriously need more exposure, along with some semi-popular artists like Marshmello and Deadmau5. - MChkflaguard_Yt

22 Justice

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 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.

Justice presence can't be ignored.

Justice has such a unique sound they deserve all the respect in the world... not to mention the all time kings of intros!

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23 Björk Björk Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.

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.

She is the best and really unclassifiable. Incredible blend of human emotion and machine music.

God are people crazy Zedd is higher than this Icelandic princess

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24 Zomboy

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!

He should definitely ranked higher, especially since he is just amazing with his collaborated music.

He's AMAZING, how is he not higher?

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25 Flying Lotus

He inspired so many fantastic artist and is a master at blending genres. Probably the most talented guy in the game, pathetic to see him this low

How can flying lotus be 38th? he's easily #1 hands down

Top 20.

He is L. A beat king, he make a mix for Grand Theft Auto V and it become 1 of 20 best DJ mixes 2013, I love him

26 Portishead

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


27 Tiësto Tiësto

He should be in the Top 3 of this list

Greatest music artist of ALL TIME besides Metallica in my opinion. He should totally be higher on this list because he revolutionized the EDM industry, especially with trance music. Also, Suburban Train is the greatest song of all time. His new songs are also great and his music makes him the highest earning DJ of all time. He also made an awesome clothing line with the company Guess. GET THIS LEGEND HIGHER! It is honestly disappointing that he is number 28 on this list as lf 1/17/19. - PhoenixAura81

I should be able to see Tiesto's name near the top.

Should defiantly be around the top 5...

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28 The Fat Rat The Fat Rat

This is what I think is by far the one, his songs are constantly stuck in my head, and only in The Fat Rat's case, that is a good thing. Also, people recognize the instrumental chorus of Unity. Very underrated.

This guy... I have a lot of his music in my playlist on SoundCloud

Also created Windfall and Monody

Dooo doo dee doo de doo (doodeedoodoo)

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29 Lindsey Stirling Lindsey Stirling Lindsey Stirling is an American violinist, dancer, performance artist, and composer. She presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos found on her eponymous YouTube channel, which she created in 2007.

Lindsey managed to combine electronic/dubstep and classical violin to create something extraordinary. I'd never thought that two styles from opposite sides of the spectrum could coexist so well. Her original songs such as Roundtable Rival, Shatter Me, and more completely blew me out of the water. I commend her for her creativity and hard work.

She's got mad skill

She is extremely GREAT and very Unique I'd recommend her for all music lovers

She is my favorite female music artist. Her musical style is amazing and she should have more appreciation. Her best song is Mirror Haus (very underrated if you ask me). - PhoenixAura81

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30 Avicii Avicii Tim Bergling (September 8, 1989 - April 20, 2018), better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish electronic musician, DJ, remixer and record producer. He is best regarded for his work in Electronic Music during the 2010s in which his works have charted among the Top 40 Radio and for his influence more.

Best Electronic Dance Music "Musician" of all-time. Hands Down, it is not even close! There are many greats that came before him, but in his short time with us; he changed the whole landscape of Electronic Music and popularized it to the entire world. He was a musical genius. His creativity and ability to develop melodies that touched your soul will be played and remembered for centuries. If he stayed with us longer; his creativity and genius would have solidified him as perhaps the greatest Musician, forget DJ of all-time. Unfortunately his talent and more importantly the person was taken from this world much too soon. What he accomplished in such a short period of time will never be matched. You are loved and missed dearly brother! RIP Tim

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

He's the best around! Nothings ever gonna take him down! So Hey Brother please send him to number one as he doesn't just put a load of notes together, he actually makes thought through quality music with melodies that wake me up when its all over!

Rip avicii

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31 Feed 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

I enjoy so many of Feed Me's songs, they all end up stuck in my head every once in a while. Let's get him in the top five! - Nebby_

hell ye

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32 Fatboy Slim

Fatboy slim is quality early electronic music!

A unique blend of funk and electronica make this person one of my top ten.

Fatboy Slim should definitely be top 20!

I thought he was a rapper. - PhoenixAura81

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33 Kaskade

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.

Kaskade is absolutely he should be number 1. His music is inspiring and creative.

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34 Pegboard Nerds

Hero, Disconnected, Here it Comes?

#Pegboard Nerds YouTube channel

He is the best

Meh. Their old stuff are bangers though. - wrests

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35 Jamie xx

Listening to In Colour feels so relaxing. - djpenquin999

Dance music at its absolute best.

A fantastic and defining vissionary from the British Indie band the xx. His solo debut In Clolor is probably one of the best electronica albums ever made


36 Giorgio Moroder

Nostalgia blast! - Phantasian

37 Amon Tobin

Amon Tobin is awesome and unique. If you like Aphex Twin, Orbital, Boards of Canada, The Orb and the like, you'll like Amon Tobin. Or if you like Jazz, give Amon Tobin's Bricolage a listen. Or if you just came here to upvote your current favorite top-40 EDM (read: progressive house) or dubstep dj, you should listen to Amon Tobin anyway. After you've listened to Leftfield or Burial respectively that is (and Kraftwerk for that matter, and Brian Eno, and I could go on), because you all sound like self proclaimed Rock fans who don't know The Beatles.

. Amon Tobin 150°? Is this a joke?!?!?! Should be in top 10 at least!

160°? This is a real Genius, should be in top ten!

38 New Order New Order New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980, currently comprising Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman.

Never complained about New Order, definitely weird how its all the way down here

Holy Moses, New Order, Rank At Sixty Four? One Of The Best Band Ever On The Planet.

Please.. NEw order has had more hits than majority and should be in top 20.. not hanging down at 56

The epitome of electronic music. Blue Monday still sounds fresh in 2015, over 30 years later.

39 Oneohtrix Point Never
40 Calvin Harris Calvin Harris Adam Richard Wiles, known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter and remixer. He is known for his hit singles like Summer, This Is What You Came For and How Deep Is Love.

Why on EARTH is this dude at number one? It's true his songs haven't won first place in 2017 or 2016, but years just before that he stole the show with songs like "Summer", "Outside", "Motion", "Blame", "Under control", "Hype", "This is what you came for", "How deep is your love", "Drinking from the bottle" and so many more! He hasn't been around for too long, but he has already proved himself as one of the greatest musicians from 2013 onward!

It takes talent to write hit pop records. This unassuming Scottish lad isn't pretending he's producing avant garde masterpieces. As yet, he doesn't have a Selected Ambient Works II or a Syro that he can point to and claim to be a trailblazer. However, with 18 Months he produced (entirely) an album full of club bangers with clever hooks. It's wall-to-wall hits that dominated radio play for months & that's nothing to be ashamed of. He's also inspired many kids to download a DAW and try their hand at making their own music which is a positive development. I'd say the same for Skrillex & Diplo as they're well known "in the box" producers.
I like listening to the more esoteric electronic artists such as Aphex Twin, Squarepusher & even Venetian Snares but it's unfair that, Harris, an artist who helped bring electronic music to a mass popular music market isn't getting a vote. And no offense to Skrillex but Bjork has been just as innovative yet didn't make the top 10. Perhaps the voters ...more

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

The scottish man is dating taylor swift and surely that's enough to send him near the top...aye?

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41 Gorillaz Gorillaz Gorillaz are an English virtual band created in 1998 by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett. The band consists of four animated members: 2D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle and Russel Hobbs.

Gorillaz aren't Electronic artists - EastZombie

42 Odesza Odesza

Not into "this is my favorite band" fights but summers gone and In return are one of the few albums where every song is unique and rich in its variety. Must hear albums!

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Odesza at #143? How!? Their electronica styles are truly unique compared to many other artists of the genre, combining calming melodies with upbeat buildups, and blowing me away with many of their innovations. They should be in at least the top 10.

Plus, Say My Name is addicting as hell.

43 Soulwax
44 Flume Flume Harley Edward Streten, better known by his stage name Flume, is an Australian electronic music producer.

Seems that no one recognises how incredibly talented this guy is. He brings completely different vibes to the rest of these guys, as soon as I heard his entry for a remix competition back in 2011 I knew this guy was going to be special. He somehow combined elements you would never imagine complimenting each other.

Easily should be in the top ten, bar the prestige of the likes of Daft Punk this guy is far better than someone like Zedd for instance.

Flume is easily hands down my favorite artist, and easily the master of remixes! All of his songs are different and groovy in his own way, and his genre bending remixes are always flawless.

Wow I'm surprised that Flume isn't higher. His remixes just blow the originals out of the water; and you can definitely tell how original this guy is.

Very Underrated Artist, deserves to be wayyy higher.

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45 Antoine Lavenant
46 Wolfgang Gartner

Not much songs but great songs!

Really great in my opinion... Just the downside is the shortage of songs, but other than that, he is a great artist from his songs illmerica & Love & War.

47 Lemon Jelly

You really really need to listen to lemon jelly only three albums but each one class and listen to breeze block from radio one 35 minutes of genius

As usual, Millennials have no interest in "greatest" only the most recent. Lemon Jelly do not take themselves seriously, resulting in some highly memorable tracks. I can easily describe all their albums as "All killer, no filler."
Daft Punk being at the top of this list is odd. They certainly use electronic instruments in their music, but they are much more about EDM than electronica.

48 The Avalanches

Quite sad that this electronic group are so far down the list. Should be in the top 30 at least - Jiorl

49 Digital Rust
50 LCD Soundsystem LCD 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

Brilliant, electronic music with a punk / new wave ethic.

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