Bonobo's new album is titled The North Borders. Andrew De Francesco/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Toro y Moi's latest album is titled Anything in Return. Andrew Paynter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Scottish producer Calvin Harris presents the fruits of a prolific year and a half on the new album 18 Months. Rukes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ambient music composer William Basinski says the four-volume work, now a box set, saved his life. James Elaine hide caption

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Adrian Sherwood's latest album, Survival and Resistance, was released on Sherwood's own On-U Sound label in August. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Pet Shop Boys' new album is called Elysium. Ann Suma/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dan Deacon's latest project combines his signature electronic sound with live musicians and instruments. Shawn Brackbrill/Courtesy of Domino Records hide caption

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Dan Deacon On Computers, College And 'Electronic Music'

He is one of the few pop electronic dance musicians also consistently described as a composer.

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Esau Mwamwaya and Johan Karlberg perform and record as The Very Best. Niall Kenny/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A fan of soul and disco, Nemiah Mitchell, Jr. (left) let the taste of his son, Vince Lawrence, shape the output of his record labels Mitchbal and Chicago Connection. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Suzanne Ciani's new retrospective album, Lixiviation 1969-1985, presents long-form works alongside her many commercial projects. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel pose at a January screening of Le Voyage Dans La Lune at New York's Museum of Modern Art. Gabi Porter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Damon Albarn.

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The Oramics machine is the creation of Daphne Oram, the first director of the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop and a central figure in the evolution of electronic music.

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Eric Hilton and Rob Garza have been recording and performing as Thievery Corporation since the mid-1990s. Their newest album is called Culture of Fear. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ernest Greene, aka Washed Out. Will Govus hide caption

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A self-portrait from Moby's new photo book Destroyed, released alongside a moody album of the same name. Moby/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Carl Craig says he's always thought of his music as "a personal beautification of Detroit." Wills Glasspiegel for NPR hide caption

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Mason Bates has spent years straddling the line between classical and electronic music. Lydia Danmiller/Courtesy of Young Concert Artists, Inc. hide caption

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