The 20 best electronic albums in the past decade

January 7, 2010 · Posted in Electronic Music 

Hi all

Time to sum up the past ten years and list the 20 best / most important electronic, electro, EBM and synth albums that has been released. This is of course a tricky quest and will most likely create some debate. Numerous of good albums has been released and I have certainly not listened to all of them, but still someone needs to make a statement :-). The albums are listed in order of importance, but may not be absolute, in the sense that – if they are rated as number 6, they could easily be argued to have place number 7 instead etc, but still…

Number 1:

Kraftwerk – Tour de france soundtrack

Number 2:

The Knife – Silent Shout

Number 3:

Goldfrapp – Black Cherry

Number 4:

Covenant – Skyshaper

Number 5:

Colder – Again

Number 7:

Daft Punk – Discovery

Number 8:

Felix! – Kittenz and thee glitz

Number 9:

Welle: Erdball – Die wunderwelt der technik

Number 10:

Suicide – American supreme

Number 11:

DAF – Fünfzehn neue D.A.F-Lieder

Number 12:

VNV Nation – Futureperfect

Number 13:

Röyksopp – Melody A.M.

Number 14:

Rammstein – Mutter

Number 15:

Vive la fete – Republique populaire

Number 16:

And One – Agressor

Number 17:

Jeans Team – Musik von oben

Number 18:

Recloose – Cardiology

Number 19:

Melotron – Sternenstaub

Number 20/21:

Télépopmusik – Genetic world

System – Self organizing


5 Responses to “The 20 best electronic albums in the past decade”

  1. chaircrusher on January 7th, 2010 9:36 pm

    Kenny Larkin Metaphor — 1995

  2. steelberryclones on January 8th, 2010 10:23 am

    You’re right about Kenny, thanks

    I had access to a special remix that was released in 2002, that is how the mistake came about.

    Still it is a great album :-)

  3. Nantes on January 26th, 2010 5:09 pm

    Perfect call on including Rammstein’s Mutter in this list… That record was a masterpiece.

  4. Isher on February 9th, 2010 7:31 pm

    I already had covenant, daft punk, ramm, and vnv nation down, but otherwise you just turned me on to about 17 bands. I’ve been looking for something electronic that’s even remotely as lyrically and muscially competent as those I listed, and mainstream sites – of course – failed to deliver.


  5. klockwerk on November 28th, 2010 2:59 am

    What, Top 20 in the last 10, I couldn’t disagree more.

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