Year In Tunes: The Top 15 Remixes Of 2016


The electronic music community was treated to some real gems over the last twelve months. Despite the fact that original mixes tend to receive a bulk of the attention, 2016 should also be remembered for its fantastic remixes from a wide variety of genres. Artists like NGHTMRE, Above & Beyond, Illenium and SNBRN presented us with some excellent works, but there’s no denying that they have some pretty stiff competition.

In order to determine our ‘Top 15 Remixes of 2016’, EDMTunes’ editors created a Facebook poll and asked our staff to select their 10 favorite remixes of the year. We also requested that people take both quality and popularity into consideration when voting to ensure that the list isn’t “too obscure” or “too mainstream”. Since this is a poll of our staff, we understand that the list isn’t going to please everyone. That being said, we feel that it’s a great representation of the EDMTunes family. It’s also worth noting that ties were broken by the number of editors who voted for a song.

15. Travis Scott – Antidote (Justin Jay’s Party on a Sunday Edit)

Release date: October 11th, 2016
Label: Fantastic Voyage
Plays: 37,000

14. Destructo – Techno (Dr. Fresch Remix)

Release date: October 27th, 2016
Label: Free Download
Plays: 489,000

13. Moby – Porcelain (Above & Beyond Remix)

Release date: August 26th, 2016
Label: Anjunabeats
Plays: 171,000

12. Flume – Wall Fuck (Melvv Flip)

Release date: May 26th, 2016
Label: N/A
Plays: 787,000

11. Jax Jones – House Work (SNBRN Remix)

Release date: October 4th, 2016
Label: Free Download
Plays: 1,010,000

10. Flux Pavilion – I Can’t Stop (Ekali Tribute)

Release date: April 11th, 2016
Label: Free Download
Plays: 2,520,000

9. Seven Lions – Creation (Jason Ross Remix)

Release date: July 14th, 2016
Label: Casablanca Records
Plays: 54,700

8. Kaskade – Fakin It (Hotel Garuda Remix)

Release date: June 24th, 2016
Label: Warner Bros. Records
Plays: 1,030,000

7. deadmau5 – Strobe (Lane 8 Remix)

Release date: June 23rd, 2016
Label: Mau5trap
Plays: 184,000

6. Kaskade vs. ZHU – In The Morning

Release date: April 11th, 2016
Label: Columbia Records
Plays: 611,000

5. Flume – Say It (Illenium Remix)

Release date: September 6th, 2016
Label: N/A
Plays: 10,200,000

4. Kiiara – Feels (Jai Wolf Remix)

Release date: March 11th, 2016
Label: Big Beat
Plays: 3,320,000

3. Daft Punk – Doin It Right (k?d Remix)

Release date: May 3rd, 2016
Label: Free Download
Plays: 1,840,000

2. RL Grime – Aurora (NGHTMRE Remix)

Release date: April 21st, 2016
Label: Free Download
Plays: 1,690,000

1. RÜFÜS DU SOL – Innerbloom (What So Not Remix)

Release date: March 18th, 2016
Label: Sweat It Out Music!
Plays: 3,760,000


What do you think about our ‘Top 15 Remixes of 2016’? Let us know in the comments! Also, be sure to stay tuned for our ‘Top Originals’ and ‘Top Albums’ lists.