Electronic Music The Best Acid House Bands/Artists  

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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
Acid house

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24 4
Phuture is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, Deep house, Electronic music

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26 8
808 State is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
New Wave, Neurofunk, Rave music

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20 4
Aphex Twin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid techno, Acid house, Dark ambient

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22 6
The KLF is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Acid house, Electronic music

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16 4
Lords of Acid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, Electronic body music, Rave music

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17 5
Orbital is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid techno, Acid house, Minimal techno

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16 5
Josh Wink is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

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13 4
A Guy Called Gerald is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, House music, Electronic dance music

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17 8
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, Tech house, House music

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10 3
Nightmares on Wax is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Downtempo, Acid house, Trip hop

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15 8
The Future Sound of London is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid techno, Acid house, Trip hop

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10 4
Psychic TV is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, Electronic music, Post-industrial music

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11 5
Primal Scream is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Rock music, Electronic music, House music

15
12 6
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

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9 4
Guru Josh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, Electro house, House music

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8 4
Altern 8 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, Oldschool jungle, Rave music

18
7 3
Praga Khan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, Rave music, Industrial music

19
7 3
Technotronic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Electronic music, Dance-pop, Electronic dance music

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7 3
The Shamen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, Electronic music, House music

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5 1
Portishead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Krautrock, Breakbeat, Folktronica

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5 1
Adonis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house

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7 4
Ceephax Acid Crew is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid techno, Acid house, Electronic music

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7 4
Happy Mondays is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, Madchester, Electronic music

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7 4
Kevin Saunderson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Acid House Bands/Artists
Acid house, Detroit techno, Techno