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Electronic techno music on the radio

Electronic techno, often shortened to simply techno, is a genre of electronic dance music that emerged in the mid-to-late 1980s. It originated in Detroit, Michigan and has since spread across the globe, becoming one of the most popular and influential genres of electronic music.

Techno is characterized by its use of drum machines, synthesizers, and other electronic instruments, which are used to create repetitive, mechanical rhythms and hypnotic melodies. The genre is often associated with the idea of futuristic, industrial soundscapes, and has been used extensively in science fiction movies and video games.

Some of the most popular artists in the techno genre include Juan Atkins, Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson, Richie Hawtin, Jeff Mills, Carl Craig, and Robert Hood. These artists are often referred to as the "Belleville Three," named after the high school they attended in Detroit.

In addition to these pioneers of the genre, there are countless other techno artists who have contributed to its growth and evolution. Labels such as Underground Resistance, Kompakt, and Minus have played a significant role in shaping the sound of techno over the years.

There are many radio stations dedicated to playing techno music, both online and offline. Some of the most popular ones include Detroit Techno Radio, Techno Live Sets, and DI.FM Techno. These stations play a mix of classic and contemporary techno tracks, as well as live DJ sets from around the world. Additionally, many music festivals and events feature techno music, including Movement in Detroit, Awakenings in Amsterdam, and Time Warp in Germany.