20 Best Dance Albums of 2013

EDM's standouts, from next-level retro-futurism to armchair headtrips

Party Supplies, 'Tough Love'
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13. Party Supplies, 'Tough Love'

In his production work for Action Bronson's Blue Chips mixtapes, Party Supplies (real name: Justin Nealis) uses Eighties MOR samples to add pop snap to Bronson's blunted storytelling. On Tough Love, with help from multi-instrumentalist Sean Mann, Nealis eschews swagger for swooning rhythms, winsome melodies and bubbly beats. It's dance music for introverts.   

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