Acid Techno

Acid techno, or just “Acid,” is a subgenre of techno that developed from Acid house in the 1990s. Acid refers explicitly to the use of the Roland TB-303 or any other synthesizer which mimics its distinctive sound. This is generally considered one of the...

Detroit Techno

Pioneering techno productions made in Detroit throughout the 1980s and early 1990s defined the Detroit techno style. The beginning of the post-industrial renaissance was symbolically represented by the collapse of the automobile sector in the United States. This...

Melodic Techno

Melodic techno is a subset of Techno music that is greatly influenced by trance music. However, melodic techno often has a slower pace, typically ranging from 120 to 125 BPM. It also uses softer percussions, borrowing inspiration from Minimal Techno. You could say...

Dub Techno

Dub techno is a subgenre of techno music that incorporates aspects of dub music – such as minimal, delay-heavy production and powerful bass – as its main style. Origin of Dub Techno. When German techno producers Moritz Von Oswald and Mark Ernestus joined...

Schranz

Schranz is a subgenre of Techno music that emerged in Germany during the late 1990s and early 2000s. It stands out for its hard, repetitive, and fast sound, often between 140 and 160 BPM.  Chris Liebing, a DJ based in Frankfurt, coined the word...