Best new Electronic albums, songs & artists in 2016



The best electronic artists… that is kinda hard to pin down, since so much qualifies as ‘electronic’ nowadays. Still, we came up with a list of our favorites, for better or worse.
The Vore selects the top best Electronic albums of 2016. Who are the new Underworld, Kraftwerk & Giorgo Moroder in the Electronic genre?
Electronic2016
Popular artistsFloating Points, Arca & Rustie
Most listened to songs:Arca - Thievery, Rustie - First Mythz & Floating Points - Nespole

Top 10 new Electronic albums out now in 2016

Recent Electronic albums with reviews, ratings, similar artists, best songs & soundcloud streams.

  1. Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future - Underworld (18-03-2016)
  2. Electronic artist Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future
    Underworld - a 18-03-2016 album by Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future who also made Dubnobasswithmyheadman . Music fans who enjoyed The Orb should check out Underworld. It is Electronic with Electropop, House, and more influences. The best track on Underworld is I Exhale (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review8.1%
    Keywordsenergetic • melodic •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length44:48
    Coolest VideoclipI Exhale
    LabelCaroline
    Official websiteBarbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  3. Nicolas Jaar - Sirens (30-09-2016)
  4. Electronic artist Nicolas Jaar
    Sirens - a 30-09-2016 album by Nicolas Jaar who also made Space Is Only Noise . Music fans who enjoyed Darkside should check out Sirens. It is Electronic with Deep House, Synthpop, and more influences. The best track on Sirens is (soundcloud below).
    Pitchfork Review8.7%
    Keywordstrippy • avant-garde •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length41:43
    Coolest Videoclip
    LabelOther People
    Official websiteNicolas Jaar
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  5. Mark Pritchard - Under the Sun (13-05-2016)
  6. Electronic artist Mark Pritchard
    Under the Sun - a 13-05-2016 album by Mark Pritchard who also made The First Phase. Music fans who enjoyed Tim Hecker should check out Under the Sun. It is Electronic with Ambient, Experimental, and more influences. The best track on Under the Sun is (soundcloud below).
    Pitchfork Review7.6%
    Keywordsdynamic • atmospheric •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length1:07:18
    Coolest VideoclipBeautiful People
    LabelWarp
    Official websiteMark Pritchard
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  7. Moderat - III (01-04-2016)
  8. Electronic artist Moderat
    III - a 01-04-2016 album by Moderat who also made II. Music fans who enjoyed Modeselektor should check out III. It is Electronic with Dubstep, Electropop, and more influences. The best track on III is Ghostmother (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review7.1%
    Keywordsbombastic • atmospheric •
    CountryGermany •
    Length42:29
    Coolest VideoclipReminder
    LabelMonkeytown
    Official websiteModerat
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  9. Floating Points - Elaenia (03-11-2015)
  10. Electronic artist Floating Points
    Elaenia - a 03-11-2015 album by Floating Points who also made Vacuum Boogie. Music fans who enjoyed Fout tet should check out Elaenia. It is Electronic with Jazz, Post-Rock, and more influences. The best track on Elaenia is Silhouettes (I, II and III) (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review84%
    Keywordsjazzy • instrumental • atmospheric •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length42:37
    Coolest VideoclipNespole
    LabelLuaka Bop
    Official websiteFloating Points
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  11. Jamie XX - In Colour (01-06-2015)
  12. Electronic artist Jamie XX
    In Colour - a 01-06-2015 album by Jamie XX who also made We're New Here. Music fans who enjoyed Caribou should check out In Colour. It is Electronic with Dance, Pop, and more influences. The best track on In Colour is Loud Places (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review93%
    Keywordspoppy • samples • beatific • uplifting •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length42:44
    Coolest VideoclipGosh
    LabelYoung Turks
    Official websiteJamie XX
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  13. Four Tet - Morning/Evening (06-07-2015)
  14. Electronic artist Four Tet
    Morning/Evening - a 06-07-2015 album by Four Tet who also made There Is Love in You . Music fans who enjoyed Burial should check out Morning/Evening. It is Electronic with Dance, House, IDM, and more influences. The best track on Morning/Evening is Morning Side (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review77%
    Keywordswarm • exotic • subtle •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length40:17
    Coolest VideoclipEvening Side
    LabelText
    Official websiteFour Tet
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  15. John Metcalfe - The Appearance of Colour (31-05-2015)
  16. Electronic artist John Metcalfe
    The Appearance of Colour - a 31-05-2015 album by John Metcalfe who also made A Darker Sunset. Music fans who enjoyed The Durutti Column should check out The Appearance of Colour. It is Electronic with Drum and Bass, Experimental, and more influences. The best track on The Appearance of Colour is Just Let Go (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review100%
    Keywordsviolin • instrumental • electronic •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length01:06:17
    Coolest VideoclipGold, Green
    LabelReal World
    Official websiteJohn Metcalfe
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  17. Arca - Mutant (18-11-2015)
  18. Electronic artist Arca
    Mutant - a 18-11-2015 album by Arca who also made Xen. Music fans who enjoyed Flying Lotus should check out Mutant. It is Electronic with Experimental, IDM, and more influences. The best track on Mutant is Soichiro (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review84%
    Keywordsdynamic • avant-garde • weird •
    CountryVenezuela •
    Length1:02:06
    Coolest VideoclipVanity
    LabelMute
    Official websiteArca
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



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Upcoming new 2016 Electronic albums

Best upcoming Electronic albums with release dates.

  1. Colour Theory• by Submotion Orchestra
  2. Submotion Orchestra is signed with Ninja Tune in 2016
    Release Date: 19-02-2016 // Label: Ninja Tune
    Previous releases: Alium
    Associated genre: Electronic Jazz • Trip Hop • .
    Official website


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