THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, WE STAY BUSY TRACKING JUST HOW MANY TIMES NEW ELECTRONIC ALBUMS ARE SHARED ACROSS SOCIAL MEDIA TO GIVE YOU A NUMBERS-BASED VIEW OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL RELEASES OF 2017.

Influence is calculated based on the total number of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, and Linkedin shares generated directly from editorial coverage.

Artist / AlbumTotal Shares
The xx / I See You 67,869
Stormzy / Gang Signs & Prayer 49,712
Alt-J / 3WW 35,794
Bonobo / Migration 29,612
Wiley / Godfather 12,173
Kelly Lee Owens / Kelly Lee Owens 8,141
Talaboman / The Night Land 6,227
Matthew Dear / DJ-Kicks 5,832
Mr Tophat / Trust Me 5,198
Gas / Narkopop 3,275
The Other People Place / Lifestyles of the Laptop Cafe [Reissue] 3,068
Kingdom / Tears in the Club 2,906
Actress / AZD 2,749
Tornado Wallace / Lonely Planet 2,407
Fatimah Yamahah / Araya 2,237
Jacques Green / Feel Infinite 1,942
Joakim / Samurai 1,927
Sigha / Metabolism 1,825
Clark / Death Peak 1,704
Vermont / II 1,432
Matt Martians / The Drum Chord Theory 1,101
Throwing Snow / Embers 995
Visible Cloaks / Reassemblage 993
The Golden Filter / Still // Alone 992
The Bug vs Earth / Concrete Desert 988
Mr Mitch / Devout 973
Nathan Fake / Providence 932
Thievery Corporation / The Temple of I & I 930
Geotic / Abysma 916
ADULT. / Detroit House Guests 895
Earthen Sea / An Act of Love 875
Teen Daze / Themes for Dying Earth 848
Sherwood & Pinch / Man vs. Sofa 817
Teengirl Fantasy / 8AM 775
Zavala / Fantasmas 758
Carsten Jost / Perishable Tactics 749
Herva / Hyper Flux 692
Vitalic / Voyager 469
Sam Gellaitry / Escapism III 449
Sondre Lerche / Pleasure 398
Young Marco / Selectors 002 343
PVT / New Spirit 321
Egyptrixx / Pure, Beyond Reproach 312
Kanding Ray / Hyper Opal Mantis 295
Amnesia Scanner / AS TRUTH (MIXTAPE) 291
Age Coin / Performance 265
Shackleton & Vengeance Tenfold / Sferic Ghost Transmits 261
Arms & Sleepers / Life Is Everywhere 236
Jean Michel Blais / Cascades 230
Turinn / 18 1/2 Minute Gaps 193
Doon Kanda / Heart 178
Mind Over Mirrors / Undying Color 176
Moiré / No Future 159
Lusine / Sensorimotor 140
Clap! Clap! / A Thousand Skies 132
Gonjasufi / Mandela Effect 123
Gidge / LNLNN 98
Ronika / Lose My Cool 91
FJAAK / Fjaak 77
Manni Dee / Throbs Of Discontent 59
Oto Hiax / Oto Hiax 27


Think we’re missing an essential 2017 electronic album from this list? Let us know!