Best Electronic Dance Music Videos of All Time

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Looking for the best electronic dance music videos of all time? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the top EDM videos for your viewing pleasure.

“Sandstorm” by Darude

“Sandstorm” is a 1999 trance techno track composed by Finnish DJ and producer Darude. The track was originally released in Finland on 26 October 1999 by 16 Inch Records, and was later re-released in many other countries in 2000. It achieved international popularity in 2000, becoming one of the most famous dance music tracks of all time. The song was ranked number one in several countries, including Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

The music video for “Sandstorm” was directed by Antti Jokinen and shot in Helsinki, Finland. It features Darude performing the song in front of a green screen, with various images and effects added in post-production.

“Sandstorm” has been widely praised for its catchy melody and hypnotic rhythm. It has been used in many films and television shows, and has been covered by numerous artists.

“Alive” by Daft Punk

“Alive” by Daft Punk is widely considered to be one of the best electronic dance music videos of all time. The video was directed by Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk, and features the duo performing in a club setting. The visual effects and animation in the video are extremely well done, and the overall aesthetic of the video is very cool and stylish.

“Bodies” by Drowning Pool

The song was released in May 2001 as the second single from their self-titled album. The song’s music video, which received significant airplay on MTV2, depicts a fictitious general who enslaves a group of attractive women, forcing them to perform for his amusement. Interspersed with this are shots of people engaged in sadomasochistic sexual acts. The video was directed by Mills Miller.

“I Remember” by Deadmau5

The Canadian progressive-house producer’s 2006 single “I Remember” is one of those perfect tracks that stands the test of time. The inventive video, directed by Paul Boyd, features a floating head Deadmau5 (real name Joel Zimmerman) chasing a lost love through a fantastical dream world. It’s equal parts melancholic and wistful, with a healthy dose of ’90s nostalgia thrown in for good measure.

” Levels” by Avicii

Released in 2011, “Levels” by Avicii quickly shot to the top of the charts and has become one of the most popular EDM songs of all time. The music video, which was directed by Jon Jon Augustavo, features a day in the life of Avicii as he goes about his studio sessions and travels the world performing at various nightclubs. The video also includes cameos from other EDM artists such as Tiësto and Pete Tong.

“Animals” by Martin Garrix

Dutch EDM star Martin Garrix scored a huge hit with “Animals,” which spent three weeks atop the UK singles chart in 2013. The song’s accompanying music video is a riot of color and energy, featuring a series of animals (including a housecat, a horse, and a monkey) dancing along to the bass-heavy track. It’s an infectious piece of visual spectacle that perfectly captures the excitement of Garrix’s music.

“Turn Down for What” by DJ Snake

“Turn Down for What” is a song by French DJ and producer DJ Snake and American rapper Lil Jon released on December 18, 2013. The song and its accompanying music video went viral in early 2014, having been viewed millions of times on YouTube and Vine. The song peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100, making it both DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s first top ten hit in the United States.

“Titanium” by David Guetta

David Guetta’s “Titanium” is one of the best electronic dance music videos of all time. The video features a number of well-known dancers, including Jabbawockeez, Les Twins, and Brandon Adams. It also features a number of special effects, including slow motion and time lapse.

“Rave in the Grave” by Knife Party

“Rave in the Grave” by Knife Party is a great example of an electronic dance music video that is sure to get you up and moving. The song itself is an upbeat, get-your-blood-pumping kind of track, and the video does a great job of matching that energy. It features a group of people who appear to be having the time of their lives at an outdoor rave, dancing their hearts out and enjoying every minute of it. The visuals are colorful and eye-catching, and the overall effect is one that is sure to get you pumped up and ready to dance.

“Get Lucky” by Daft Punk

“Get Lucky” by Daft Punk is one of the best electronic dance music videos of all time. The song was released in 2013 and immediately became a club hit. The video features the two members of Daft Punk in their iconic robot costumes, dancing and singing along to the infectious beat. The video was directed by Paul Hahn and is a perfect example of how a simple concept can be executed perfectly.

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