Did your favorite make the cut? Spotify releases its ‘Best of 2017’ Dance/Electronic playlist [Stream]
As Spotify shares its end of year charts, underscoring 2017’s dominant artists, albums, songs, and more, the streaming giant has likewise highlighted the year’s prominent productions in the dance electronic sphere via its Best of 2017 playlist. The 100-track compilation acknowledges many of the high powered anthems that proved to be prevalent over the course of the year, including Axwell ^ Ingrosso’s “More Than You Know,” Skrillex and Poo Bear’s “Would You Ever,” San Holo’s “Light,” and Illenium’s graceful rework of Flume’s “Say It.”
“The Best of 2017” playlist is a diverse sampling of the year’s electronic staples, and of releases put forth by more esoteric artists like Kasbo, Lucas & Steve, and DROELOE. Spanning multiple genres ranging from future to electro house, the Best of 2017 lineup denotes a predilection for ODESZA, with five of the duo’s tracks earning superlative status through their appearance on the playlist. Martin Garrix, Illenium, and Kaskade are the three producers that follow with the most songs on Best of 2017, with each artist seeing three of his 2017 releases comprise the grouping. In the context of Spotify’s Best of 2017, ODESZA, Martin Garrix, Illenium, and Kaskade arise as the year’s dominant electronic entities.