The Best Electronic Dance Music Bands

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Contributors: Andranick Tanguiane, Fred Lerdahl,


Get your groove on with the best EDM bands around. From up-and-comers to seasoned pros, these are the artists that will get you moving.

Best Electronic Dance Music Bands

The best electronic dance music bands are those that have managed to achieve critical and commercial success while still maintaining a sound that is unique and innovative. These bands have kept dance music fans coming back for more with their fresh takes on the genre, and they show no signs of slowing down any time soon.

Here are some of the best electronic dance music bands that are currently making waves in the scene:

-Daft Punk
-The Chemical Brothers
-Fatboy Slim
-The Prodigy


Electricity fuels the best electronic dance music bands. These bands bring the power of thunder and lightning to the dance floor. They make the hairs on your arms stand up and the air crackle with static. When you see them live, you feel the power of the music flowing through you.

Daft Punk

Daft Punk is a French electronic dance music duo formed in 1993 by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. The two achieved significant popularity in the late 1990s as part of the French house movement and had continuous success in the years following, combining elements of house music with funk, techno, disco, rock and pop. They are also known for their visual stylization and disguises associated with their music. The pair met in 1987 while attending secondary school in Paris. They significantly increased their popularity between 1996 and 2005, first releasing the debut album Homework (1997), raising their profile internationally with Discovery (2001) and Human After All (2005).

The duo’s fourth studio album, Random Access Memories (2013), won five Grammy Awards including Album of the Year; it currently stands as one of the best-selling albums of all time. Daft Punk left Virgin for Columbia Records in 2011 prior to the release of their next album, Random Access Memories (2013). Random Access Memories won five Grammy Awards in 2014, including Album of the Year and Record of the Year for “Get Lucky”. Daft Punk has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide.

Swedish House Mafia

Swedish House Mafia is a Swedish house music supergroup consisting of three DJ and record producersAxwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso. The group officially formed in late 2008, and were placed at number ten on the DJ Magazine Top 100 DJ Poll 2011 and have been called “the faces of mainstream progressive house music.” In mid-2012, the group announced via their website that they would split up after embarking on One Last Tour, which concluded at Ultra Miami 2013 on 24 March 2013.

The group’s debut album Until Now was released on 22 October 2012 to mixed reviews. On March 26, 2018, it was announced that Swedish House Mafia would reunite for a headlining performance at Ultra Music Festival in Miami on March 29th, 2019.

The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers are an English electronic music duo composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, who met in Manchester while studying at the University of Manchester. They first came to prominence as a rave act in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and have since been considered one of the best electronic dance music bands of all time. Their sound is a unique blend of techno, house, and acid music.

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