The 20 Most Important Artists on Astralwerks

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Recently, Astralwerks celebrated 20 years of providing quality music to the masses. Now a part of the Universal Music Group, they were previously associated with Virgin, which let American import music shoppers know that if a solid UK act was signed to the imprint during the 1990s, we'd eventually receive a sick domestic release in the near future. During the great electronica craze that hit America in the 1990s, many of the electronic music scene's finest made their way through this imprint, from the Chemical Brothers and Fatboy Slim to µ-Ziq and Wagon Christ. They have brought in pioneers within electronic music, and have stayed consistent, entering the EDM phase of dance music with huge stars like Swedish House Mafia and David Guetta. To celebrate their two decades of captivating releases, DAD wanted to take a look at the 20 most important artists to grace this imprint, taking into account not only their work on the imprint, but their place within the dance music scene as a whole.

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