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List Rules 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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Daft Punk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Techno Artists
MarioArley added Daft Punk Electronic music, House music, French house

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255 141
The Prodigy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Techno Artists
The Prodigy Synthpunk, Alternative hip hop, Electronic dance music

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194 110
The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Techno Artists
The Chemical Brothers Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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155 88
Aphex Twin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Aphex Twin Acid techno, Acid house, Dark ambient

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123 66
Carl Cox is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Carl Cox Acid house, Tech house, House music

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95 53
Richie Hawtin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Richie Hawtin Minimal techno, Detroit techno, Ambient music

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80 41
The Crystal Method is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Techno Artists
thebeautifulone added The Crystal Method Electronic music, Alternative dance, Electronic dance music

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113 73
Moby is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Techno Artists
MarioArley added Moby Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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243 160
Deadmau5 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Deadmau5 Minimal techno, New Wave, Electro house

10
43 17
Underworld is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Christopher Miller0 added Underworld Synthpop, Pop music, Trip hop

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265 197
Peer Van Mladen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Techno Artists
predrag added Peer Van Mladen Tech house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

12
73 48
Jeff Mills is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Jeff Mills Techno

13
51 30
Carl Craig is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Carl Craig House music, Detroit techno, Techno

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46 26
Chris Liebing is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Chris Liebing Minimal techno, Tech house, Techno

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51 33
Sven Väth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Sven Väth House music, Electronic dance music, Trance music

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66 47
808 State is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Techno Artists
808 State New Wave, Neurofunk, Rave music

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77 53
Eric Prydz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Eric Prydz Tech house, Electro house, House music

18
47 27
Green Velvet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Green Velvet Minimal techno, Christian music, Electronic body music

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80 56
Paul van Dyk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Paul van Dyk Pop music, House music, Electronic dance music

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143 102
Tiësto is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Tiësto Downtempo, Vocal trance, Electro house

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45 31
Josh Wink is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Josh Wink Acid house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

Musical Movies With the Best Songs

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69 44
Faithless is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Faithless Trip hop, Electronic music, House music

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94 66
Paul Oakenfold is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Paul Oakenfold Acid house, Balearic beat, Electronic music

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33 22
Marco Carola is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Marco Carola Minimal techno, Tech house, House music

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108 79
Benny Benassi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Benny Benassi Dubstep, Electro, Electro house

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61 39
John Digweed is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Techno Artists
John Digweed Tech house, House music, Progressive house music

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47 37
Felix da Housecat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Felix da Housecat Minimal techno, Electronic music, Alternative dance

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47 33
Dave Clarke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Dave Clarke Electro, Electronic music, Techno

The Youngest EDM Artists

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55 35
Sasha is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Sasha House music, Electronic dance music, Breakbeat

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21 15
Len Faki is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Techno Artists
MarioArley added Len Faki

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32 23
Infected Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Techno Artists
spiralx added Infected Mushroom Industrial rock, Electronic music, Electro house

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34 25
DJ Umek is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Techno Artists
DJ Umek Tech house, Electronic dance music, Electronica

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32 27
Booka Shade is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Booka Shade Minimal techno, Deep house, Tech house

34
38 26
Kevin Saunderson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Kevin Saunderson Acid house, Detroit techno, Techno

35
46 29
Sasha & John Digweed is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Sasha & John Digweed Progressive house music

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17 13
Pig&Dan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Techno Artists
MarioArley added Pig&Dan House, Tech House, Techno

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29 22
Inner City is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Techno Artists

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23 16
Juan Atkins is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Juan Atkins Hip hop music, Electro, Techno

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47 41
Front 242 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Front 242 Electronic body music, Electronic music, Post-industrial music

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112 98
Basshunter is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Basshunter Euro-trance, Electro, Electronic dance music

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32 27
Sander van Doorn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Techno Artists
MarioArley added Sander van Doorn Electro house, House music, Electronic dance music

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25 20
Hardfloor is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Hardfloor Electronic music, Trance music, Techno

The Most Rewatchable Movies

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28 26
Deep Dish is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Deep Dish Rock music, Electronic music, House music

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15 13
Technasia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Techno Artists
MarioArley added Technasia

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23 22
A Guy Called Gerald is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Techno Artists
A Guy Called Gerald Acid house, House music, Electronic dance music

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21 15
Derrick May is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Derrick May Techno

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36 37
Boys Noize is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Boys Noize Dance-punk, Tech house, Electro

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16 18
Drexciya is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Techno Artists
Drexciya Electro, Electronic music, Detroit techno

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30 25
DJ Rush is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Techno Artists
DJ Rush Electronic music, Hardtechno, Techno

50
8 2
Boris Brejcha is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Techno Artists
MaximilianSlee added Boris Brejcha