2016 ELCO Besties

It’s our annual “Best Of” fan polls! You picked the highlights of 2016, now we’re announcing the winners! We’ll be announcing two winners a day, starting with the less significant categories and working our way up.

Best DJ

Aaron Bordas

Best Producer

Miss Jaedha

Best Presenter

Global Dance

Best Promoter

Colorado Culture

Best Denver Venue

Cervantes Masterpiece & The Other Side

Best Club

Beta Nightclub

Best Venue Outside of Denver

Mishawaka Amphitheatre

Best Weekly Night

Electronic Tuesdays at Cervantes/The Black Box, pres. by Sub.mission

Best Outdoor Venue

Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

Best Rural Music Festival

Sonic Bloom

Best Urban Music Festival

Bass Center

Best Club Show

Porter Robinson & Madeon at Beta Nightclub

Best Show (Denver)

Tipper at The Fillmore Auditorium

Best Show (Boulder)

Snails at Boulder Theater

Best Afterparty

Dixon at Cluster Studios (Afterhours Anonymous 5 Year Anniversary)

Best Show (Fort Collins)

Bass Physics & Michal Menert (NYE) at The Aggie

Best Show (Mountains)

GRiZ at Belly Up, Aspen

Best Live Act (CO)


Best Colorado Artist

Pretty Lights

Best Breakthrough Artist


Best Album

GRiZ – Good Will Prevail

Best Original Track

Eric Prydz – Opus

Best Remix

Flume – Say It (ft. Tove Lo) [Illenium Remix]

Best Bass Artist


Best Bass Track

Doctor P & Flux Pavilion (feat. Jarren Benton) – Party Drink Smoke

Best Duo


Most Overrated Artist


Most Overplayed Track

The Chainsmokers – Closer

Best Collaboration

Bassnectar & G Jones (ft. Lafa Taylor) – Mind Tricks

Best House/Techno Artist


Best House/Techno Track

Zeds Dead – Where Did That Go

Best Underground Artist

The Martinez Brothers

Best Underground Track

Isaac Tichauer – Higher Level (Bicep Remix)