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

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

This list below has everything from Mick Harris to DJ Spooky. Any artists you vote for have a better chance of becoming the number one item. Don't like Boards of Canada or Kevin Martin? Vote them down so they don't win.

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

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

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

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Spectre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Illbient Groups/Artists
Spectre Hip hop music, Trip hop, Illbient

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Pentaphobe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Illbient Groups/Artists
Pentaphobe Electronic music, Illbient, Glitch

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Boards of Canada is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Illbient Groups/Artists
Boards of Canada Downtempo, Trip hop, Electronic music

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Kevin Martin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Illbient Groups/Artists
Kevin Martin Dubstep, Dancehall, Industrial hip hop

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DJ Spooky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Illbient Groups/Artists
DJ Spooky Trip hop, Electronic dance music, Illbient

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Techno Animal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Illbient Groups/Artists
Techno Animal Alternative hip hop, Electronic music, Illbient

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Mick Harris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Illbient Groups/Artists
Mick Harris Hip hop music, Dark ambient, Isolationism

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Mick Harris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Illbient Groups/Artists
Mick Harris Hip hop music, Dubstep, Dark ambient