EOY List Aggregate: 2015 Old Music: Electronica/Dance

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Sub-Lists

Some breakdowns by genre:

Ranking

  1. Patrick Cowley: Muscle Up (1973-81, Dark Entries) {15}: Ph_r:4, W_r:9; am_y:+, om_r:+, pm_r:30 -- AY:91, TH:A-
  2. Trevor Jackson Presents: Science Fiction Dancehall Classics (On-U Sound) {13}: Ph_c:2, W_r:30; am_o:+, f_r:21, om_r:+, pc_r:4, pm_r:15 -- TH:**
  3. Mariah: Utakata No Hibi (1983, Shan-Shan) {11}: Ph_r:2, RA:11; f_r:5, om:+ -- TH:**
  4. Savant [K Leimer]: Artificial Dance (Rvng Intl) {11}: Ph_r:23, W_r:2; f_r:16, om_r:+ -- TH:A-
  5. Sherwood at the Controls Vol 1: 1979-1984 (On-U Sound) {10}: Ph_c:3; am_g:+, am_o:+, pc_r:2 -- TH:**
  6. David Borden: Music for Amplified Keyboard Instruments (1981, Spectrum Spools) {8}: No_r:9, W_r:15 -- TH:***
  7. Coil: Backwards (1992-96, Cold Spring) {7}: DaM:12, No:29, RY:47, W_r:44; am_e:+, f_r:20
  8. Arthur Russell: Corn (1982-83, Audika) {7}: Mw:15, S45:34, W_r:46, Yh:+; bgc:+ -- TH:**
  9. Prins Thomas Presents Paradise Goulash (Eskimo, 3CD) {6}: Ph_r:3; pc_r:3
  10. Hieroglyphic Being: The Acid Documents (Soul Jazz) {5}: W_r:45 -- TH:A-
  11. Laraaji: Ambient 3: Day of Radiance (Glitterbeat) {5}: No_r:14, YW_r:17; fr_r:+
  12. Joh Hopkins: Late Night Tales (Late Night Tales) {4}: Ph_c:18, St:46; pc_r:6
  13. Nils Frahm: Late Night Tales (Late Night Tales) {4}: Ph_c:10; pc_r:11
  14. The Automatics Group: Summer Mix (Entr'acte) {3}: bgc:+, f_r:4
  15. Dance Mania: Ghetto Madness (Strut) {3}: W_r:36 -- TH:**
  16. Actress: DJ Kicks: Actress (K7) {2}: Ph_c:13
  17. Else Marie Pade: Electronic Works () {2}: W_r:23; f_r:10
  18. AFX: Orphaned Deejay Selek: 2006-2008 (Warp) {1}: am_e:+
  19. Air: The Virgin Suicides [15th Anniversary Edition] (Rhino) {1}: No_r:29
  20. Banco de Gaia: Last Train to Lhasa [20th Anniversary] (1995, Disco Gecko) {1}: amg:+
  21. Matt Coldrick: Music for a Busy Head Volume 1 (2001, Pink Lizard Music) {1}: amg:+
  22. Four Tet: Pink (Text -12) {1}: Ph:52 -- TH:A-
  23. Jon Hassell & Brian Eno: Fourth World Vol 1: Possible Musics (Glitterbeat) {1}: jml:+
  24. Andrew Liles: Miscellany: Lussuoso (Electronics: 1990 to 2015) (Jnana -3CD) {1}: FF:40
  25. Si Matthews: Tales of Ten Worlds (2006, Carpe Sonum) {1}: amg:+
  26. Pan Electric & Ishq: Elemental Journey (2005, Pink Lizard Music) {1}: amg:+
  27. Universal Togetherness Band: Universal Togetherness Band (Numero Group) {1}: am_y:+
  28. Disco 2: A Further Fine Selection of Independent Disco Modern Soul and Boogie 1976-1980 (Soul Jazz, 2CD) {1}: am_o:+
  29. Kosmischer Laufer: The Secret Cosmic Music of the East German Olympic Program 1972-83: Volume 3 () {1}: psl:20
  30. Mu-20 (Planet Mu) {1}: am_o:+

Notes

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