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Producers or artists who perform all forms of Electronic Dance Music (EDM).


  • Armin Van Buuren - Huge name trance producer. Crowned "Number One DJ in the World" a record number of five times.
  • Avicii - Swedish remix DJ and record producer
  • Basshunter
  • Blackmill
  • BT
  • Burial
  • Calvin Harris - Scottish producer, famous in his homeland since 2008 and finally broke through stateside after producing Rihanna's "We Found Love". Quite possibly the biggest DJ in the world at the moment.
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  • Caravan Palace - French group that popularized the electro swing genre thanks to their impossibly catchy tunes.
  • Cash Cash - EDM trio known for their work on the Sonic the Hedgehog games. They are considerably poppier than most.
  • The Chainsmokers - New York DJ duo who first made their name known with the novelty dance song "#SEFLIE" before reinventing themselves to become one of the biggest stars in EDM.
  • The Chemical Brothers - Production duo from England, forming in 1991. They're one of the most popular electronic music acts of the '90s and '00s and continue to tour today.
  • Clean Bandit - British trio that combines Classical Music with electronic.
  • Daft Punk - Highly acclaimed French music duo, Trope Codifiers of house music.
  • David Guetta - Massively popular house producer from France.
  • Deadmau5 - Canadian Electro House producer (don't call him a "DJ") well-known for his iconic mask and long-running songs.
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  • DJ Shadow - Instrumental Hip Hop producer who dabbles with electronica. Popularized sampling with his debut album, Endtroducing......
  • Ellie Goulding - British pop singer who is known for her signature mixture of pop, electronic and folk.
  • Excision - One of the heaviest dubstep artists, with Death Metal influences in his work.
  • Fatboy Slim - One of the most popular big beat producers.
  • Ferry Corsten
  • Goldie
  • Hadouken - Combines this with indie rock.
  • Icona Pop - Swedish female electro-pop duo best known for the song "I Love It". Their songs are about partying, and they swear a lot.
  • Jean-Michel Jarre - French composer and electronic pioneer. His albums Oxygene and Equinoxe are considered the Ur Examples of trance.
  • Kiiara
  • Knife Party - Electro house group formed by Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen of Pendulum fame.
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  • Klaus Schulze - considered the Godfather of Trance
  • Kraftwerk - The very first electronic music band, hailing from Germany. They started in 1970, and still tour today.
  • Krewella - American dubstep/glitch hop/trap duo (formerly a trio).
  • Ladytron
  • Lindsey Stirling - Uses dubstep with violins. Easily one of the most respected dubstep artists.
  • LMFAO - Hip house duo who exploded on the scene in 2011 and scored a pair of massive #1 hits with "Party Rock Anthem" and "Sexy and I Know It".
  • Major Lazer - A project of Diplo made with the purpose of combining dancehall with EDM.
  • Markus Schulz - German trance artist. Also known as the Unicorn Slayer, he's most known for composing darker trance that rests on a minor chord.
  • Marshmello
  • Mauro Picotto
  • Moby - Highly acclaimed techno/ambient producer who has hit all levels of the Mohs Scale of Rock and Metal Hardness.
  • Pendulum - Australian drum and bass group that would later mix their original sound with electronic rock.
  • The Prodigy - British rave/big beat music act that has been active since The '90s.
  • Nero - One of the most acclaimed acts in brostep, though they would later commit a Genre Shift towards electro house with their second album, Between II Worlds.
  • Noisia - Far and away one of the most influential drum and bass acts of all time, they are a Dutch trio who are known for their signature buzzsaw sound, rock-bottom heavy beats, and their fearlessness over experimenting with new ideas.
  • Paul Oakenfold
  • Paul van Dyk
  • Porter Robinson - Started as a progressive house artist before moving to synthpop.
  • Rezz
  • Sash!
  • Sasha
  • The Shamen
  • Skream - Trope Codifier of chillstep.
  • Skrillex - Trope Codifier of dubstep and brostep, and EDM in general lately. World-famous for his appearance.
  • Swedish House Mafia - Prog house supergroup from, you guessed it, Sweden. They broke in 2013, just after their biggest hit "Don't You Worry Child" became popular.
  • St Germain
  • Soulwax - A huge name in the world of techno.
  • Vanessa-Mae - Neoclassical techno-pop, perhaps a spiritual precursor to Lindsey Stirling.
  • Tangerine Dream
  • Tiesto - First DJ to perform a set for the Olympics (specifically the 2004 Athens opening ceremony).
  • Underworld
  • Zedd - German prog house producer best known for his Breakthrough Hit "Clarity".
  • Zombie Nation
  • Zomby
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