Daft Punk's latest album is Random Access Memories, the duo's first record since 2005 David Black/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bonobo's new album is titled The North Borders. Andrew De Francesco/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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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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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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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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