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The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked  

Coley Reed
186 votes 27 voters 23 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite (current) DJs who you think deserve way more recognition.

While some DJs quickly blast up to the top of the charts after one release, others remain under the radar for far too long. This list of underrated DJs includes Ibiza favorites, producing geniuses, and everyone in between. Some of the most underrated DJs of 2019 are already having a breakout year by heading out on buzzworthy tours and releasing highly anticipated new albums.

Industry icons like Black Coffee and DJ Lag are among some of the hottest DJs in 2019. British DJ Madam X is also returning to America in 2019, setting her up to go from underrated to superstar this year. DJ duo Bedouin –Tamer Malki and Rami Abousabe – will be performing at festivals across the globe, including Fondation Caprices Festival 2019 in Switzerland and Mexico's RHA Festival.

Which underrated DJ acts do you think deserve more attention in 2019? Vote your favorite underrated 2019 DJ up to the top of this list and be sure to add any artists we may have missed.

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Lost Frequencies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Deep house, Tropical house
Felix De Laet (born 30 November 1993), known by his stage name Lost Frequencies, is a Belgian DJ and record producer. He is best known for his singles "Are You with Me" in 2014 and
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R3hab is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Trap, Electro house, House music
Fadil El Ghoul, better known by his stage name R3hab, is a Dutch DJ and record producer of Moroccan origin. Alongside Afrojack and Chuckie, R3hab is one of the proponents of the modern ...more
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Gryffin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
EDM, Tropical house, Future bass
Dan Griffith, known by his stage name Gryffin (often stylized as GRYFFIN), is an American DJ, record producer and musician. He gained recognition for remixing some well-known songs such as Tove ...more
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Felix Cartal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music
Taelor Deitcher, better known by his stage name Felix Cartal, is a Canadian electronic music producer and DJ. He released his first EP Skeleton in 2009 once he signed with Dim Mak Records. Since ...more
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Bedouin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Bedouin Techno, Desert sound


Brooklyn-based group Bedouin is the collaboration of DJs Tamer Malki and Rami Abousabe. They released their first EP, Mirage, in 2014.

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Dumbsteppaz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Johnny McNazty added Dumbsteppaz Drum and Bass, Dubstep
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Anja Schneider is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Anja Schneider Electronic, Techno, House
Anja Schneider is a DJ, producer, radio producer, and label owner in the field of electronic dance music. In 1994, Anja Schneider moved to Berlin and started at the private radio station Kiss FM
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Jaytech is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Electronica, Progressive house, Downtempo
James Cayzer, better known by his stage name Jaytech, (not to be confused with Youtuber Jaytech) is an Australian electronic music producer, DJ, and a trained pianist.
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Ucast is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Ucast Uplifting trance, Tech trance, Trance music
Alexei Tsygankov. better known by his stage name UCast, is a Belarusian trance DJ and producer from Minsk.
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The Black Madonna is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Dance, Electronic
Marea Stamper, better known as The Black Madonna, is a Dj and producer who became known as the first ever creative director at the renowned Chicago based club Smart Bar. She is best known for ...more
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Miss K8 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Techno, Hardstyle, Hardcore techno
Kateryna Kremko, known professionally as Miss K8, is a DJ and producer from Kiev, Ukraine. She released her debut single in 2012 titled "Unforgettable", which was released on the ...more
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DJ Lag is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
DJ Lag Dace, Electronic


DJ Lag is a dance/electronic artists hailing from South Africa. He made his global debut in 2016 when he was only 21 years old.

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Miss Kittin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Synthpop, Tech house, Electro
Caroline Hervé, better known by her stage name Miss Kittin, is a French electronic music DJ, singer, and songwriter. Since rising to prominence in 1998 for her singles "1982" ...more
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Moogwai is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Moogwai Uplifting trance
Chab is the stage name used by Swiss house music producer and remixer François Chabloz. Known for his progressive house style, Chabloz has an extensive history as a remixer and he has ...more
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Masoud is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Vocal trance, Trance music, Progressive house music
Masoud is an Iranian trance music producer, Artist and DJ lives in Bandar-e Anzali, Iran he is known for leading Trance music artist community in Iran.
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Nina Kraviz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Techno, Tech house, Minimal music
Nina Kraviz (born October 15, 1981) is a Russian DJ, producer, and singer. Kraviz was born and raised in Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia. She studied dentistry at the age of 19 in Moscow, where she ...more
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Maya Jane Coles is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Deep house, Tech house, Electronica
Maya Jane Coles is a music producer, audio engineer and DJ based in the United Kingdom, born in London of British and Japanese descent. Under her real name, she mostly composes and plays house ...more
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Azotti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Progressive Trance, Progressive House
Azotti (Yuri Denisenko) born February 23, 1985, is a Ukrainian electronic dance music DJ and Sound Producer. His tracks have been repeatedly supported by top DJ's such as Armin van Buuren, Paul ...more
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Toyax is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Trance
Thomas Hoeflaak, performing as Toyax, is a Dutch DJ. In 2008 Toyax released his first track Just Before I Left on the label Tektra Music.
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Black Coffee (DJ) is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
House, Classical
Black Coffee (born March 11, 1972) is a South African DJ, record producer. whose real name is Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo. Black Coffee became prominent after participating in the 2004 Red ...more
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John O'Callaghan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Trance music
John O'Callaghan is an Irish Musician and DJ, mainly producing Trance music. He also produces music under the alias of Joint Operations Centre, Mannix and Stenna. He has also collaborated with ...more
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Annie Mac is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Dance, Electronic
Annie MacManus, popularly known as Annie Mac, is an Irish DJ and television presenter. She is known as the eponymous host of the electronic dance music show Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1 in the ...more
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Alison Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Underrated DJs Of 2019, Ranked
Future bass, Chillwave, Trap
Alexandra Sholler (born 27 September 1986), who performs as Alison Wonderland, is an Australian electronic dance music producer, DJ, and singer. Her debut album, Run, was released on 20 March ...more