20 Best EDM and Electronic Albums of 2017

Footwork frenzies, futuristic hip-hop, nostalgic lo-fi house and more

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Call Super, 'Arpo'
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17. Call Super, 'Arpo'

Berlin-based Brit Joe Seaton's second full-length as Call Super is a giddy, buoyant, bewildering affair: tech-house but with the beats replaced with nerve tingles. Seaton's exquisitely-shaped beats gurgle and fizz rather than thump, and melodic themes snake throughout the album with an ethereal jazz edge (provided by Seaton's reed-playing father). Arpo feels at once hyperreal and wholly natural. A.B.

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