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Techno

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Beginner's Guide to EDM Genres (with Examples)

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Techno vs. EDM

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1 Song Remixed In All EDM Genres

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Style Guide: Techno – Part 1: History and Sound Design

Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s. The first recorded use of the word techno in reference to a specific genre of music was in 1988. Many styles of techno now exist, but Detroit techno is seen as the foundation upon which a number of sub-genres have been built.
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