Detriot's finest creations
Since the beginning of time, Detroit has always been known for its music, car making, and oil industry. Famous for the Motown era, another genre came from the dance music style. Techno Music became another creation for the City. We explore how techno music was created in Detroit in the late 80s and how it has evolved since the 80s.
Chicago Electric Dance Music
Electronic dance music originated in Chicago in the late 80s. Electronic Dance was Djs mixing different beats and songs, creating this unique sound of music. This became the blueprint for helping inspire the different genres such as House, Techno, and Funk.
The Originator of Techno
What is Techno ?
Creators of Techno
Techno is a genre of electronic dance music. Its tempo is 120-150 beats per minute. It started in Detroit, Michigan, in the 1980s .
Starting in Detroit, Michigan in the 1980s, The creators of Detroit techno were called the Belleville Three. Belleville Three members were Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, and Derrick May. They started mixing electronic tracks in their basement.
Music around Techno in the D
In Detroit, during the 70s,80s, and 90s there is different music flowing around the city. The main ones are House, Techno, and Funk. All of them have different sounds but make people do the same thing, DANCE!
The Changes in Techno
As we compare present techno to future techno, we can see how the beat has sped up faster, and this is because of the technology we have today. In the 80s, DJs used their hands to mix tracks and stretch the music to make certain sounds. As DJ sets are being changed and improved, DJs can mix tracks faster and more smoothly than in the 80s. Also, we can see that as the dance style changes, so makes the music.