The Best Techno Artists

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List Criteria: Only techno bands and music artists from any time period

This techno artists list ranks all the top techno bands and musicians by votes. This list of good techno music artists let’s you see who techno fans think are the the best techno artists. One of the most popular genres of dance music, techno emerged in the 1980s in Detroit. Since those humble originas that reflected a changing sound of a city, techno music has evolved to include many subgenres, but it is forever associated with techno. In fact, some of the biggest DJs in the world are renowned techno artists. Over the years, this brand of music, which uses repetitive instrumentals and a central rhythm that drives a particular track. With techno bands' growth over the years, it's hard to see techno music artists going away any time soon, which can also be attributed to the good techno music that's grown over the years.


So, who are the best techno DJs? Any list of techno artists has to include the likes of Sasha & Digweed, Daft Punk, Deadmau5, The Prodigy, Paul Oakenfold, Tiesto and Paul Van Dyk. These are some of the biggest names in techno music and are widely considered some of the best techno music on earth. These techno bands are among the biggest names in dance music (not to be confused with electronic dance music) and remain some of the most important figures in music history.

That said, it's up to you to determine who are the best techno artists of all time. If you like techno music and are familiar with techno DJs, then please feel free to cast your vote. If you notice a techno DJ is missing from this list, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best techno bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest techno musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular techno or famous bands that you might've heard of. 
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    Electronic music, House music, French house

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    Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

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    Acid techno, Acid house, Dark ambient

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    Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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    Peer Van Mladen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Techno Artists

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    Tech house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

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    Electronic music, Alternative dance, Electronic dance music

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    Minimal techno, Detroit techno, Ambient music

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    Acid house, Tech house, House music

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    Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

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    Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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    New Wave, Neurofunk, Rave music

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    Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

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    Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

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    Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music

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    Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

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    Euro-trance, Electro, Electronic dance music

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    Techno

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    House music, Electronic dance music, Trance music

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    Trip hop, Electronic music, House music

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    Minimal techno, Christian music, Electronic body music

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    House music, Detroit techno, Techno

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    Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

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    Acid house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

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    Tech house, Electro house, House music

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    Electro, Electronic music, Techno

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    House music, Electronic dance music, Breakbeat

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    Minimal techno, Electronic music, Alternative dance

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    Minimal techno, Tech house, House music

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    Acid house, Detroit techno, Techno

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    Tech house, House music, Progressive house music

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    Progressive house music

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    Minimal techno, Deep house, Tech house

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    Minimal techno, Tech house, Techno

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    Electronic body music, Electronic music, Post-industrial music

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    Electro, House music, Trance music

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    Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

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    Tech house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

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    Synthpop, Pop music, Electronic music

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    Electronic music, Trance music, Techno

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    Minimal techno, Tech house, House music

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    Synthpop, Pop music, Euro-trance

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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Tech house

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    Acid house, House music, Electronic dance music

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    Technasia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Techno Artists

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    Dance-punk, Tech house, Electro

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    Pop music, Dance-rock, House music

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    Euro-trance, Vocal trance, Dance-pop

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    Pig&Dan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Techno Artists

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    House, Tech House, Techno

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    Acid house, Tech house, Electronic music

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