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History of Techno

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Use of the term “techno” to refer to a type of electronic music originated in Germany in the early 1980s. … Detroit techno resulted from the melding of synth-pop by artists such as Kraftwerk, Giorgio Moroder and Yellow Magic Orchestra with African American styles such as house, electro, and funk.

JUAN ATKINS is often considered to be the father of techno. As a teenager growing up in the Detroit suburb of Belleville, Atkins made bold musical experiments with a Korg MS-10 synthesizer and a tape deck, eventually releasing the genre’s earliest tracks under the names Cybotron and Model 500

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