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The Best Progressive Electronic DJs  

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Progressive electronic music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good progressive electronic music DJs includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top progressive electronic music DJs in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Progressive electronic 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 progressive electronic DJs on this list got started. These are truly the greatest progressive electronic bands of all time, since the most famous progressive electronic music DJs ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best progressive electronic music.

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

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

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

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

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Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house
2
Swedish House Mafia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Dubstep, Euro-trance, Tech house
3
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Tech house, Electro house, House music
4
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house
5
Avicii is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Electro house, Alternative dance, House music
6
Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music
7
Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Trance music, Progressive house music
8
Galantis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
MarioArley added
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Zedd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
MarioArley added Dubstep, Electronic music, Electro house
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Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
kendezx added Electronic music, House music, French house

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Pryda is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
MarioArley added
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Arty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
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Alan Walker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
MarioArley added House
14
Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music
15
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
MarioArley added Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music
16
Armin van Buuren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Vocal trance, Electro house, Neo-trance
17
David Guetta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop
18
Dash Berlin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
MarioArley added Trance music
19
Faithless is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
MarioArley added Trip hop, Electronic music, House music
20
Fedde Le Grand is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
MarioArley added Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music
21
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music
22
Hardwell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
MarioArley added
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Above & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Vocal trance, Electronic music, Uplifting trance
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Gigi D'Agostino is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
MarioArley added Italo disco, Electronic music, House music
25
Timo Maas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Progressive Electronic DJs
Tech house, Electronic dance music, Trance music