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Pitchfork Releases Their Picks for Top 20 Albums of 2016

Pitchfork has decided to delve into the electronic music scene with its recently released list of Top 20 Electronic Albums for 2016.  Mostly known for it’s prowess in the independent music scene in an age obsessed with electronic music, Pitchfork is delicately sticking its prongs into that of EDM. Even so, they are not venturing too far out of their comfort zone with this list. The artists listed on this Top 20 are anything but mainstream. Remaining true to their independent style, Pitchfork has definitely chosen some offbeat electronic acts.

Their list for Top Electronic Albums of the year goes as follows:
Aphex Twin – Cheetah
Autechre – elseq 1
The Avalanches – Wildfloor
Marie Davidson – Adieux Au Dancefloor
Beatrice Dillon/Rupert Clervaux – Two Changes
DJ Earl – Open Your Eyes
Nicolas Jaar – Sirens
Jubilee – After Hours
Kornél Kovács – The Bells
Mndsgn – Body Wash
Moodymann – DJ-Kicks
Motion Graphics – Motion Graphics
Mr. Fingers – Outer Acid EP
Nite-Funk – Nite-Funk
The Range – Potential
Omar S – The Best
Shy Layers – Shy Layers
Studio OST – Scenes 2012-2015
Various Artists – DJ Koze Presents Pampa Vol. 1
Leon Vynehall – Rojus

To get a taste of what each album sounds like, here is a Spotify playlist of songs from most of the aforementioned albums. Enjoy!

Comment below and let us know what you think of Pitchforks Top 20 Albums of 2016! We’re definitely grooving to these funky beats, so get on it!

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