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Littleloz

Hi everyone,

I hope i don't offend anyone in asking this, but was exactly is Techno?  I see so many events popping up on facebook and here that are Techno events, but i really don't know what it is.

Can someone please post some links to some music that is classified as Techno?  I guess there's subgenres of Techno too, so if you have any information about the sub genres also, that would be really helpful!

Thanks :)

 

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AdamMadd

Quoted from Pete Helskanki:

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- Techno is a "genre" traced back to 1973 
(Source)


- Techno has risen in popularity in recent years
(Source)
- Techno has many subgenres, many of them deviating from the 1973 sound considerably (no source)
- One of the leading underground techno labels today is Pole Group (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBbObY3psLI)
- The term "Techno" is used very commonly to describe House and Tech House genres in a bid to exploit current trends this is true with other genres (source)

Oh one more statement to add which is more of a personal view point: Two of the most well-known brands in Techno are Drumcode and CLR (Official) - Drumcode features very accessible music with simpler compositional elements. The structures making way for vocal elements. This kind of sound is often a gateway for individuals exploring the deeper sounds of the genre.

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On ‎4‎/‎08‎/‎2017 at 11:46 AM, Littleloz said:

Hi everyone,

I hope i don't offend anyone in asking this, but was exactly is Techno?  I see so many events popping up on facebook and here that are Techno events, but i really don't know what it is.

Can someone please post some links to some music that is classified as Techno?  I guess there's subgenres of Techno too, so if you have any information about the sub genres also, that would be really helpful!

Thanks :)

 

Littleloz check this out

Its a doco about one of the pioneers of the techno sound out of Detroit and will give you a good feel for the sound and the feel of what is meant by the term "Techno" :)

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Littleloz
22 minutes ago, Nordic-By-Nature said:

Littleloz check this out

Its a doco about one of the pioneers of the techno sound out of Detroit and will give you a good feel for the sound and the feel of what is meant by the term "Techno" :)

Ooh, thanks @Nordic-By-Nature!  I'll go watch that

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