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Drone music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good drone music 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 drone music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Drone music 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 drone music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest drone music bands of all time, since the most famous drone music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best drone music music.

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of artists in it, like The Velvet Underground and Lou Reed. Vote up your favorite artists to see them get closer to the top of the list. Are you one of those people that doesn't like Spacemen 3 or Bardo Pond? Then vote those things down to have your voice heard.

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

The list includes all new drone music 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 drone music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into drone music 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 drone music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent drone music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best drone music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest drone music 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 drone music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Harold Budd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Harold Budd Drone music, Contemporary classical music, Ambient music

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Stars of the Lid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Stars of the Lid Drone music, Minimal music, Ambient music

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Tim Hecker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Tim Hecker Drone music, Glitch, Intelligent dance music

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Fuck Buttons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Fuck Buttons Electronic music, Drone music, Noise music

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Boris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Boris Doom metal, Noise rock, Rock music

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Labradford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Labradford Drone music, Post-rock, Ambient music

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Marc Broude is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Marc Broude Musique concrète, New Age, Anti-folk

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John Balance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
John Balance Acid house, Electronic music, Drone music

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Windy & Carl is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Windy & Carl Rock music, Space rock, Drone music

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Rafael Anton Irisarri is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Rafael Anton Irisarri Drone music, Contemporary classical music, Minimal music

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Robert Rich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Robert Rich Dark ambient, New Age music, Electronic music

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This Will Destroy You is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
This Will Destroy You Experimental rock, Instrumental rock, Drone music

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Lotus Eaters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Lotus Eaters Drone music, Experimental music, Electroacoustic music

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Thighpaulsandra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Thighpaulsandra Dark ambient, Space rock, Electronic music

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Grouper is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Grouper Folk music, Drone music, Electronic dance music

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Jack Rose is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Jack Rose American Primitivism, Fingerstyle guitar, Ragtime

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Keith Fullertom Whitman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Keith Fullertom Whitman Electronic music, Drone music, Noise music

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Yellow Swans is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Yellow Swans Electronic music, Drone music, Noise music

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Jefre Cantu-Ledesma is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Jefre Cantu-Ledesma Drone music, Noise music, Experimental music

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Acid Mothers Temple & The Cosm... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists

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Flying Saucer Attack is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Flying Saucer Attack Noise rock, Shoegazing, Rock music

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nilsn.lakes added Low Indie rock, Slowcore

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Eric Zann is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Eric Zann Electronic music, Drone music, Hauntology

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Nurse with Wound is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Nurse with Wound Dark ambient, Drone music, Industrial music

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Primordial Undermind is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Primordial Undermind Drone music, Experimental classical music, Experimental music

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Natural Snow Buildings is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Natural Snow Buildings Psychedelic folk, Drone music, Experimental music

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Peter Kember is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Peter Kember Electronic music, Drone music, Experimental music

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Coil is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Coil Dark ambient, Electronic music, Noise music

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Gong is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Gong Rock music, Space rock, Experimental rock

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Celer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Celer Electronic music, Drone music, Experimental music

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Greg Anderson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Greg Anderson Doom metal, Drone music, Stoner rock

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Loop is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Loop Experimental rock, Drone music, Alternative rock

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False Mirror is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
False Mirror Dark ambient, Drone music

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The Godz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
The Godz Noise rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

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If Thousands is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
If Thousands Drone music, Trance music, Ambient music

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Adam Leonard is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Adam Leonard Folk music, Drone music, Experimental music

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Espers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Espers Psychedelic folk, Rock music, Folk music

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Flowers of Hell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Flowers of Hell Space rock, Experimental rock, Drone music

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The Resonance Association is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
The Resonance Association Krautrock, Dark ambient, Drone music

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Byla is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Byla Drone music, Experimental music, Ambient music

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Charalambides is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Charalambides Psychedelia, Folk music, Drone music

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Plastic Crimewave is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Plastic Crimewave Psychedelia, Drone music, Stoner rock

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Andrew Rahman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Andrew Rahman Drone music, Stoner rock, Experimental music

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Chord is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
ffeditor added Chord power ambient

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Perlonex is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Perlonex Electronic music, Drone music, Noise music

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Father Sky Mother Earth is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
niclasgerull added Father Sky Mother Earth

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Richard Skelton is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Richard Skelton Drone music, Experimental music, Minimal music

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Melisande Mourning is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
minamoonstar added Melisande Mourning

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Roy Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Roy Montgomery Neo-psychedelia, Post-rock

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Seefeel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Drone Bands/Artists
Seefeel Electronic music, Experimental rock, Drone music