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Interesting question. I agree that there's been a ton of excellent music released in the last decade (and before), but perhaps it wouldn't hurt to peek behind the curtain and consider the source(s).
The cost of the technology- especially the computers and laptops- dropped significantly, while their specs kept going up. Software that used to cost thousands dropped in price as they were ported to Mac and Windows. Upstarts like Ableton and Serato came of age and became popular. Internet speed and bandwidth exploded, too- leading to incredible trans-global collaborations, and places like SoundCloud, Beatport and Mixcloud appeared. Then iOS got in on the act, making access to these musical tools even easier.
It's been a collision of creativity and tech of incredible proportions, and folks like me have been the beneficiaries. I've been collecting, curating, and sharing the music I listen to for decades, and I've witnessed what Mixmag talked about in my own little corner of the world.
I think the last decade was a warmup. I predict even better things ahead.