Techno, an electronic form of music was first developed in the United States during the mid-1980s. Techno originally resulted from the fusion of electronic music with African-American music including Chicago house, funk, electro, and electric jazz. It is very DJ-friendly and mainly instrumental, but different from other forms of music as it does not strictly follow the harmonic practice of Western music. It utilizes loop-based step sequencing as a composition method. With advancement in technology, this music is becoming more popular and has become the sound of decade since 1990s. This advancement has led to the organization of techno culture, which is the intersection of music creativity and local culture with technology. This culture infuses facets of everyday life and musical experience. Techno is popular among today’s youth and provides entertainment through different medium.
The techno festivals feature electronic dance music, i.e., use of electronic instruments, including keyboards and electronic guitars. These festivals are more common in the Europe and the United States. The use of live electronic music expanded in the 1950s. over years, and there has been significant advancement resulting from improved capabilities of amplifiers, sequencers, mixing synthesizers, computers, and digital audio workstations. This has made these festivals larger and more popular. Besides, these festivals, there is techno party, which is also very common, especially in the United States.
Podcast is the medium for bringing together audio, web, and portable media players. Techno podcast have become the premiere measures of musical taste in this technological era. These can include variants such as enhanced podcasts and video podcasts. A community podcast can allow its members to contribute to the podcast in various ways. These podcasts cover the various facets of the musical landscape, challenging artists and DJs to create different fusions with music. These podcasts are more profitable medium for music industry as listeners can easily access podcasts at their convenience, and hence can reach a large community.