One of the first forms of electronic dance music. The least commercial of all dance music genres.
bluffers guide to techno
The ‘Belleville Three’ of Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson & Derrick May are the legends.  Also big are Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer, Sven Väth, Dave Clarke, Luke Slater, WestBam, Laurent Garnier and Ricardo Villalobos.
'Strings Of Life' Derrick May, ‘Energy Flash’ Joey Beltram, 'The Bells' Jeff Mills, 'Minus' Robert Hood and 'The Man With The Red Face' Laurent Garnier.
''Innovator' Derrick May, ‘Fusion’ Sven Väth and Decks, EFX & 909' Richie Hawtin.
Paul Ritch, Joris Voorn, Boris Brejcha
Techno has rarely enjoyed the commercial success of House & Trance but has a large dedicated club following.
Originally from Detroit, Techno has always enjoyed its largest followings in Europe, especially Germany
Often principled & uncompromising, Techno’s popularity has ebbed and flowed but it has never lost its cool.