Techno originated in Detroit Michigan in the early 1980’s. Techno is a from of electronic music produced using a wide range of electronic and computer-base digital instruments and software. Techno music does not just belong to one race, its universal. Techno music has given way to disco dj’s, raves, house music, dance and so many other things. Techno can be appreciated in the general historical lineage of electronic music.

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The Belleville Three: Techno

“The Belleville Three” Juan Atkins Spet. 12, 1962 (age 56) Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Derrick May April 6, 1963 (age 56) Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Kevin Maurice Saunderson  September 5,

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Techno Music

Techno music was created in the 1980’s by Juan Atkins. Techno music is also known as underground dance music or “high tech soul” electronic music that first became

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Detroit Techno Artists

These tabs include the names of artists, DJs, engineers, etc. that made important contributions to the Detroit Techno genre/culture. The “Key Names” tab includes names that were highlighted throughout the chapter of our text and the “Others” tab includes names that were mentioned. If you click on a hyperlinked name, it will lead you to more information on that person.


About Techno by Spelmanites

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Techno Post

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It’s time to get Techno-cal! Techno is a form of electronic music produced using a wide range of computer-based digital instruments and software. Originally

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TECHnically Techno

TECHNO Techno music began in the mid to late 1980’s in Detroit, Michigan. It was created by three African American, high school boys: Juan Atkins,

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