Rolling Stone's 20 Best EDM, Electronic and Dance Albums of 2014

Rolling Stone's 20 Best EDM, Electronic and Dance Albums of 2014

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19. Arca - Xen

Arca - Xen
November 4, 2014
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

What sets these tracks apart from any trend, current or foreseeable, is their emotional punch. Arca has built a robotic, alien world strengthened by its beating heart.

18. The Bug - Angels and Devils

The Bug - Angels and Devils
August 25, 2014
Critic Score
80
17 reviews

17. Basement Jaxx - Junto

Basement Jaxx - Junto
August 25, 2014
Critic Score
65
22 reviews

16. Lee Gamble - KOCH

Lee Gamble - KOCH
September 12, 2014
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

15. Lee Bannon - Alternate/Endings

Lee Bannon - Alternate/Endings
January 13, 2014
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

14. Duck Sauce - Quack

Duck Sauce - Quack
April 15, 2014
Critic Score
70
6 reviews

13. Big Freedia - Just Be Free

Big Freedia - Just Be Free
June 17, 2014
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

12. Bassnectar - Noise vs Beauty

Bassnectar - Noise vs Beauty
June 24, 2014
Critic Score
60
1 review

11. Joey Anderson - After Forever

Joey Anderson - After Forever
June 2, 2014
Critic Score
77
3 reviews

10. Traxman - Da Mind of Traxman Vol. 2

Traxman - Da Mind of Traxman Vol. 2
May 20, 2014
Critic Score
78
3 reviews

9. Fatima Al Qadiri - Asiatisch

Fatima Al Qadiri - Asiatisch
May 5, 2014
Critic Score
71
16 reviews

8. Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers

Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers
November 18, 2014
Critic Score
81
16 reviews

Silence and space are savored even when the tempo ratchets up. But human tenderness still illuminates these tracks at their darkest

7. Moodymann - Moodymann

Moodymann - Moodymann
January 20, 2014
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

6. Bunji Garlin - Differentology

Bunji Garlin - Differentology
August 12, 2014
Critic Score
70
2 reviews

5. Todd Terje - It's Album Time

Todd Terje - It's Album Time
April 8, 2014
Critic Score
81
26 reviews

4. Aphex Twin - Syro

Aphex Twin - Syro
September 23, 2014
Critic Score
85
33 reviews

Per usual, James makes halls of mirrors; ghost voices and silver ambience crest over beats you can imagine destroying a stadium while you fumble with your headphones. 

3. Caribou - Our Love

Caribou - Our Love
October 7, 2014
Critic Score
80
32 reviews

2. Skrillex - Recess

Skrillex - Recess
March 18, 2014
Critic Score
56
14 reviews

1. Flying Lotus - You're Dead!

Flying Lotus - You're Dead!
October 7, 2014
Critic Score
84
35 reviews

On the L.A. artist's fifth Flying Lotus set ... Ellison makes the boldest, most fully engaged fusion of the hip-hop-laptop era.

Original Source: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/20-best-edm-electronic-and-dance-albums-of-2014-20141216
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