Classical - Byrd, Handel, Albinoni, Chopin, Debussey, Arvo Peart, Steve Reich.
Jazz - Herbie Han*****, Miles Davies, Bill Evans, Abdullah Ibrahim, Steve Jarret.
Most contemporary artists only put out one or two decent tracks, then the rest are samey. Here are some stand out tracks for me:
Sandstorm - Darude
Destination Unkown - Alex Gaudino
Satisfaction - Benny Benassi
Utah Saints - Utah Saints
Right Here - SWV
Gimmesomemore - Buster Rhymes
One Nation Under a Groove - Funkadelic
Re-Rewind - The Artful Dodger
My Style From the Dark Side - Aphrodite
Hey Ya - Outcast
One More Time - Daft Punk
Da Funk - Daft Punk
Don't Give Up - Chicane
Lady - Modjo
You Don't know Me - Arman Van something
Sing It Back - Moloko
Let It Slide - Dr Dre
Phyzical - Roni Size
A special mention for The Chemical Bros, Basement Jax, Aphex Twin and for British dance music in general.
noun: A place of great luxury and extravagance, usually accompanied with vice and corruption.
After Babylon, an ancient city of southwestern Asia, on the Euphrates River. It was the capital of Babylonia and known for its opulence and culture. It was the site of Hanging Gardens, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
"Tsuyoshi Morimoto said that when the economic crisis hit the international market, many big companies turned to Iraq in hopes that it would save them. 'Big companies talked a lot about Iraq and paid a huge amount of attention to it. It is just like we suddenly built a Babylon, and now the Babylon is collapsing.'"
Qassim Khidhir; "Don't Expect Too Much From Iraq"; Kurdish Globe (Arbil, Kurdistan); Jan 16, 2010.