One of the greatest seasons for dance music is the summer. School's out, the weather's perfect, and there are a plethora of options when it comes to hearing great dance music in club and festival settings. This summer was no different, as we got to experience a virtual cornucopia of delectably devious beats, although the added notion of mainstream radio play for some of these tunes made things even more exciting. In looking back at the summer of 2013, what tracks really set the tone?
Today, we take a look at the music that made an impact the EDM scene this summer, from the blogosphere to the main stages of the biggest festivals worldwide. And don't get it twisted: just because a song wasn't released in the summer, that doesn't mean it didn't have an impact. Take a look at the 20 best songs from the summer of 2013.