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If you are not familiar with techno music and where it comes from, it is an electronic dance music genre with a tempo that varies between 120 & 150 bpm and has a 4/4 structure. It originated from Germany and Detroit, USA in the 80s. Detroit techno was born with the sound of artists like Kraftwerk, Giorgio Moroder and Yellow Magic Orchestra who also added heavy synthesizer and pop elements to the techno genre. It was influenced by African American styles like house music, disco, electro, and funk. The music produced in the late 80s by artists like Juan Atkins, Eddie Fowlkes, Derrick May, Blake Baxter and Kevin Saunderson created the first wave of techno from the city of Detroit.
After the success of house music in Europe, techno followed its lead and became popular in the UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Spain and the Netherlands. The genre quickly evolved and in the 90s we witnessed the birth of many subgenges like acid techno, hardcore techno, and dub techno, just to name a few.