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Acid house artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good acid house bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top acid house bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Acid house groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all acid house bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest acid house bands of all time, since the most famous acid house artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best acid house music.

You can click on the acid house band names to see more information about that particular notable acid house group. If they're near the top of the best acid house artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top acid house bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the acid house band names themselves.

List includes Fatboy Slim, Paul Oakenfold, more. Make sure to downvote the worst artists on this list. Downvote the artists you hate (Portishead, Fedde Le Grand, etc.) or show them some love by voting them up if you like them.

All important, significant and iconic names in acid house music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new acid house bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of acid house, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into acid house music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good acid house bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent acid house bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best acid house bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest acid house musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular acid house bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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DJ Pierre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
DJ Pierre Acid house

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Phuture is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Phuture Acid house, Deep house, Electronic music

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The KLF is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
The KLF Hip hop music, Acid house, Electronic music

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808 State is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
808 State New Wave, Neurofunk, Rave music

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Aphex Twin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Aphex Twin Acid techno, Acid house, Dark ambient

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Orbital is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Orbital Acid techno, Acid house, Minimal techno

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Lords of Acid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Lords of Acid Acid house, Electronic body music, Rave music

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Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Carl Cox Acid house, Tech house, House music

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A Guy Called Gerald is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
A Guy Called Gerald Acid house, House music, Electronic dance music

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Josh Wink is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Josh Wink Acid house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

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The Future Sound of London is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
The Future Sound of London Acid techno, Acid house, Trip hop

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Nightmares on Wax is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Nightmares on Wax Downtempo, Acid house, Trip hop

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Psychic TV is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Psychic TV Acid house, Electronic music, Post-industrial music

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The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
The Prodigy Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

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Technotronic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Technotronic Electronic music, Dance-pop, Electronic dance music

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Primal Scream is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Primal Scream Rock music, Electronic music, House music

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Guru Josh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Guru Josh Acid house, Electro house, House music

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The Shamen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
The Shamen Acid house, Electronic music, House music

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Praga Khan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Praga Khan Acid house, Rave music, Industrial music

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Adonis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Adonis Acid house

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Portishead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Portishead Krautrock, Breakbeat, Folktronica

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Altern 8 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Altern 8 Acid house, Oldschool jungle, Rave music

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Kevin Saunderson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Kevin Saunderson Acid house, Detroit techno, Techno

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Ceephax Acid Crew is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Ceephax Acid Crew Acid techno, Acid house, Electronic music

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E-Zee Possee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
E-Zee Possee Acid house, Dance music, Techno

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Happy Mondays is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Happy Mondays Acid house, Madchester, Electronic music

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Humanoid is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Humanoid Acid house, Experimental music, Progressive rock

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A3 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
A3 Acid house, Electronic music, Alternative rock

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Uffie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Uffie Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop

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Cabaret Voltaire is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Cabaret Voltaire Acid house, Synthpop, New Wave

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Alter Ego is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Alter Ego Acid house, Electronic music

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D Mob is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
D Mob Acid house, House music, Dance music

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Stereo Nova is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Stereo Nova Acid house, Trip hop, Electronic music

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John Balance is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
John Balance Acid house, Electronic music, Drone music

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Black Dog Productions is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Black Dog Productions Acid house, Electronic music, Intelligent dance music

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Graham Massey is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Graham Massey Acid house, Intelligent dance music, Electronica

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Adamski is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Adamski Acid house

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Fedde Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Fedde Le Grand Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

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Rapture is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Rapture Acid house, Dance-punk, Rock music

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Benn Jordan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Benn Jordan Acid techno, Acid house, Trip hop

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Air Liquide is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Air Liquide Acid house, Electronic music, Experimental classical music

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Tiga is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Tiga Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

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Bam Bam is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Bam Bam Acid house, Pop music

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Da Hool is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Da Hool Acid house, Rave music, Electro house

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Mark Moore is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Mark Moore Acid house, Pop music, House music

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Joi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Joi Hip hop music, Acid house, Dance music

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Yellow Magic Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Yellow Magic Orchestra Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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Pascal Kleiman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Pascal Kleiman Acid techno, Dance-punk, New rave

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Rozalla is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Rozalla Acid house, Dance-pop, Dance music

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Innovaders is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Innovaders Acid house, Electronic music, Electronic dance music