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This minimal techno artists list ranks the best minimal techno DJs by votes. This list of good minimal techno DJs and artists let’s you see who minimal electronic music fans think are the best in minimal techno. While minimal techno’s stripped down and understated sound started in Detroit, it is often associated with Germany. Richie Hawtin is a classic example of the genre, but is he the top minimal techno DJ? 

This list of the top minimal techno DJs in the world includes all musicians who have released songs that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Minimal techno groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all minimal techno bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest minimal techno DJs of all time, since the most famous minimal techno DJs ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best minimal techno music. 

This list ranges from Joel Thomas Zimmerman to Felix da Housecat, and more. Vote for the best DJs on the list to see them rise to the top. Make sure to give electronic artists you dig (like Orbital or Richie Hawtin) a vote.

The list includes all new minimal techno DJs, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of minimal techno, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself how to get into minimal techno music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good minimal techno bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent minimal techno DJs.

This list answers the questions "who are the best minimal techno DJs of all time?" and "who is the greatest minimal techno musician ever?"

Whether you’re a the biggest minimal techno fan ever or just a casual listener, please vote for the best mainstream or underground minimal techno DJs - not just the most popular acts that you’ve heard of.

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91 7
Boris Brejcha is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
OleVidal added

2
282 111
Richie Hawtin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Detroit techno, Ambient music

3
168 73
Paul Kalkbrenner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Downtempo, Minimal techno, Electronic music

4
72 32
Gui Boratto is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Tech house, House music

5
75 33
Chris Liebing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Tech house, Techno

6
67 29
Moderat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic music, Glitch

7
47 21
Booka Shade is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Deep house, Tech house

8
67 36
Trentemøller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic music, Neo-trance

9
61 32
Marco Carola is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Tech house, House music

10
23 4
Kollektiv Turmstrasse is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
AlexandrosTmps added  minimal electrominimal.deep house

11
135 103
Peer Van Mladen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
predrag added Tech house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

12
12 1
Stephan Bodzin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs

13
28 13
Hernán Cattáneo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Deep house, Tech house

14
11 1
Ricardo Villalobos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Microhouse, Techno

15
29 15
Minilogue is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Microhouse

16
31 22
Green Velvet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Christian music, Electronic body music

17
24 17
The Knife is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Dark ambient, New Wave

18
23 17
Matthew Dear is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Synthpop, Tech house

19
19 14
Alex Smoke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Classical music, Electronica

20
17 13
Monolake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic music

21
13 9
The Field is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic music, Intelligent dance music

22
15 12
Pantha du Prince is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Dark ambient, Electronic music

23
15 12
Felix da Housecat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic music, Alternative dance

24
7 4
Jan Jelinek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Glitch, Intelligent dance music

25
7 5
Ali Shirazinia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, House music, Dark house

26
18 15
James Holden is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Neo-trance, House music

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13 10
Basic Channel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Deep house, Electronic music

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3 0
Extrawelt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs

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3 0
Dominik Eulberg is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
House music, Electronic dance music, Electronica

30
8 7
Lee Burridge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Acid house, Minimal techno, Tech house

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1 0
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Sharondjblond added Minimal Electro Future House Techno Trance

32
10 10
Gold Panda is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic music, Indietronica

33
2 0
Robert Hood is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs

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4 3
Wighnomy Brothers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Deep house, Electronic music

35
14 15
Autechre is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Hip hop music, Minimal techno, Electro

36
2 4
DeepChord is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno

37
3 4
Stewart Walker is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Techno

38
3 4
Kate Simko is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Deep house, Electronic music

39
2 3
Nicola Viti de Angelis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic dance music, Ambient music

40
2 5
Fine Cut Bodies is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Hip hop music, Minimal techno, Electro

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2 4
Martin Nonstatic is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno

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2 4
John Dahlbäck is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Tech house, Electro house

43
1 3
Under Sun is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Tech house, House music

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3 6
Oval is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic music, Glitch

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3 6
Camilo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno

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2 5
DJ Forest Green is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Downtempo, Minimal techno, Electro

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2 5
Boeoes Kaelstigen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Electronic music, Electronica

48
2 5
Matthew Dekay is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Tech house, Electronic dance music

49
1 4
Vromb is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Minimal techno, Dark ambient, Electronic music

50
1 4
Plaster is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Minimal Techno DJs
Nu jazz, Minimal techno, Electronic music