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Off The Wall

I originally planned to just list these to a single user but it took so long to trawl through everything I thought I may as well add the albums to the database and make a thing of it. Anyway, here's a reasonably concise list of electronic albums which bar one or two exceptions should probably get a little more love than they do currently. I'll say when they're from this year as well, in case anyone's wanting to catch up on stuff before end of year lists.
1Ametsub
Linear Cryptics


Beautiful glitch music - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWm2OY-7huM
2Baio
Mira


[2013] dance dance dance - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3R1t-iCrko
3BANKS
Fall Over


[2013] BANKS triggers questions such as: is this good or great? Is it innovative or not? What genre is this? and would you tap that? Important things needing answers - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5g_S9Vzp9Hs
4Bisk
Strange Or Funny Ha-Ha?


So non-music is apparently a thing and I like it - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-kMeLEoXPY
5Booka Shade
Eve


[2013] I seem to enjoy this more than most, but the general consensus seems to be that it's pretty swell in any case - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWJbT9djaYA
6Desolate
Actaeon


[2013] A vinyl-only release (digital obviously being available via. alternate means) remarkable for (a) being the best thing Desolate's ever done and (b) having no internet presence at all - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_QzkcdXrnU
7 Dpat
Bloom


[2013] Highly enjoyable, but the mix of downtempo, trip-hop and nods to the soppier side of dubstep could be said to be a tad too inoffensive - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQL4GyzUWkc
8Evenings
Yore


[2013] Subtly mind-blowing stuff - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmT4rHgj874
9Forest Swords
Engravings


[2013] Impulse bought the vinyl of this before I'd actually heard it, so I'm lucky the album's amazing - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7qbpFUabN0
10Ghostek
Vacuum


Excellent album, but I'm really bringing it up because judging by the teaser/interlude thing the new Ghostek LP will be even better. Check it - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxSNFqN3kFE
11Gui Boratto
III


[2013 - kinda] Again, this is in reference to another release, Generate, but I'm not sure it's long enough to add to the database. Very good though - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkWRKrP7EKk
12Hol Baumann
[ Human ]


One of those albums you listen to so intently you only breathe out at the end of each track to mutter "fuuckin ell" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_c9bz31sZSg
13iTAL tEK
Control


[2013] Saw this guy recently and he absolutely killed it, the album's great too - http://www.xlr8r.com/news/2013/11/listen-ital-teks-control-mini-al
14 JMSN
?Pllajė?


[2013] He couldn't make his EP more difficult to search for if he tried, but JMSM makes up for it with a very well crafted RnB album with brilliant instrumentation. Pretty sure the majority of Sputnik would like this one - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1ijRUtpsMA
15Kettel & Secede
When Can


I've been plugging this for a while but it's still my favourite album of last year - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SneLTXPiZFc
16KOAN Sound & Asa
Sanctuary


[2013] Lush, emotional dubstep that still manages to pack more than a couple of punches. It made me kind of sad to see this wasn't in the database, especially considering how well the individual artists have been performing recently - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ozg8-ESIx4E
17 Ludovico Einaudi
In a Time Lapse: The Remixes


[2013] This remix album has no right to be as brilliant as it is. Phaeleh and Starkey do an especially mind blowing job - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FUU4Mu8TsQ
18Lulu Rouge
The Song is in the Drum


[2013] Eastern european electronic with strong folk influences? Yes please - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=109m0zeAb7o
19Machinedrum
Vapor City


[2013] Still ripping it up - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZIU4z95LkE
20Moderat
II


[2013] I wouldn't have bothered putting this on here if Therapy wasn't one of the best tracks of the year (would still put Freak Go Home by Darkside as my favourite so far though) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUQkSsz5gZ4
21Murcof
Remembranza


Glitchy classical loveliness - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtt1-6LNy9g
22Old Joy
It Slowly Disappears


[2013] Emotional downtempo which has received confusingly little attention: I really quite like it - https://soundcloud.com/oldjoy/le-chappe-e
23Plaid
Double Figure


Electronic royalty with 14 votes... - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyxpilbce60
24Proem
Socially Inept


Glitch glitch glitch - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKzvOmbmm9w
25Robot Koch
Death Star Droid


Contains the best cover of People are Strange ever - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gG5XeYva4A
26Saroos
Return


[2013] Not for the faint of heart - electronic with plenty of glitch and jazz components - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKeiRnjaWxc
27Sea Oleena
Sleeplessness


Still one of the most relaxing non-ambient albums ever - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWsiNY8B_wM
28Secede
Bye Bye Gridlock Traffic


A quick look at my music library shows I've turned into a bit of a Secede fanboy. Listen to this and you won't be able to blame me - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgHANBrZkMo
29SOHN
Bloodflows


[2013] More RnB, this time from the guy who produced BANKS' newer EP. This is predictably awesome - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8mRS37h0IY
30Son Lux
Lanterns


[2013] In my opinion, the best he's done by quite a way - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqSgSffvFGU
31Sorrow (UK)
Warring


[2013] Sorrow seems to enjoy going pretty fucking heavy now, which suits fine since there's too many people doing the chilled out stuff anyway - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uod9mXk2Yh0
32Ta-ku
Songs to Break Up To


[2013] Speaking of the soft stuff... - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrdNo1UJID4
33Tipper
Surrounded


My go to album if I'm walking alone at night - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KON3twbJXUI
34The Range
Nonfiction


[2013] If every track on here was as good as Jamie or Hamiltonian we'd be looking at 4.5's across the board - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECUyqvGv604
35Ulfur
White Mountain


[2013 as far as we non-Japanese are concerned] Icelandic! - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lw35KMVIXgs
36Valentin Stip
Angst


[2013] Not perfect, but still damn groovy - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6UvH09kk7k
37Ben Frost
Music For Sad Children


Apparently I went blind near the beginning of this list and forgot to copy this one across. Ben's released my favourite album of the year so far but it's way too intimidating to recommend it (called FAR, by the way, it's dark ambient to the extreme) so this old classic will have to do - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OW2ZIeJCywM
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