Techno originated in Detroit in the 1980’s. Genres such as funk and electronic gave way to a new genre which was Techno. Techno music incorporates synthetic beats, and was used by DJ’s. It is a blend of music including jazz, electric, and funk. Repetitive instrumentation is used in techno making it easy to dance.Marginalized group were represented under techno. Jeff Mills and Green Velvet were popular people within techno. The idea of futurism was given a platform under techno.