20 Best EDM, Electronic and Dance Albums of 2014

From FlyLo to 'Syro' — the best in beats

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Basement Jaxx, 'Junto'
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17. Basement Jaxx, 'Junto'

London duo Basement Jaxx have been making music longer than many kids standing in EDM festival fields have been alive. Their two-decade winning streak remains intact with this, their seventh studio album. Unlike previous effort, 2009's Zephyr, this 13-track LP stays unapologetically upbeat, full of celebratory sing-along anthems that lean heavily on R&B. Other stylistic flourishes — like the Spanish guitar flair of "Mermaid of Salinas" — only serve to further school youngins while getting them to the dancefloor. A.C.

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