The Best Dance Tracks of 2017

From the "shamanic techno" of Parisian duo Pouvoir Magique to Stockholm Noir's brilliant string of darkly foreboding, electro-licked singles, here are ten selections that represent some of the more intriguing dance offerings of 2017.


C Duncan: Architect

From delicate, pastoral dream pop to intimate, electronic-tinged folk, the Glaswegian composer’s luxuriant vocal harmonies and intricate compositions dazzle with ingenuity.


Peaches: Rub

The minimalist rawness of Rub is a stylistic return to form, one that evokes the gritty essence of Peaches's delectably smutty debut.


Shamir: Ratchet (take one)

Far beyond boxes and genres, Shamir Bailey's debut album Ratchet sees the 20-year-old arrive in front of the public eye, creatively unscathed and defiantly confident. 


Twin Shadow: Eclipse

Subtlety is nowhere to be found on Twin Shadow's major label debut Eclipse. One thing is for certain though, George Lewis Jr. still has an undeniable knack for crafting a killer refrain.


Björk: Vulnicura (Take 1)

Björk's devastating ninth album Vulnicura, brutally chronicles the dissolution of her relationship with longtime partner, avant-garde NY filmmaker and sculptor Matthew Barney.

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