The Best Techno Music Videos of 2016

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A look at the best techno music videos of 2016. These videos showcase the best in techno music and are sure to get you pumped up and ready to dance.


The techno music genre has seen a surge in popularity in recent years, thanks in part to the rise of EDM. Techno is a broad term that can encompass a wide range of styles, but at its core, it is characterized by its use of electronic instruments and synthetic sounds.

Techno music videos often reflect the futuristic, otherworldly sound of the genre, and 2016 was no exception. In this roundup, we take a look at some of the best techno music videos of the past year.

What is Techno Music?

Techno music is a type of electronic dance music that originated in Detroit, Michigan in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s. The first use of the word “techno” in reference to a specific genre of music was in 1988. Many styles of techno now exist, but they all share a basic ground beat often referred to as the “four on the floor” beat.

The Best Techno Music Videos of 2016

Techno music is having a moment and these videos are proof. With ever-evolving technology, music videos are becoming more and more creative- and techno videos are at the forefront. These are the best techno music videos of 2016.

Video 1

In video one, we see a man dancing in a club. The music is fast and energetic, and the visuals are colorful and abstract. This video is a great example of how techno can be both visually and sonically stimulating.

Video 2

This is the second video in our series of the best techno music videos of 2016. This video features the track “Oblivion” by French DJ and producer Madeon. The video was directed by Motorsik and was released in February of 2016.

Video 3

Video 3 features the track “Bleep” by British producer Luke Vibert. The visuals in the video are a mix of retro 8-bit graphics and more modern neon effects, which work together to create a unique and engaging visual experience. The track itself is a high-energy techno tune with plenty of bleeps and bloops to keep your head bobbing along.


After watching countless techno music videos, we’ve come to the conclusion that 2016 was a great year for the genre. From eerie and atmospheric videos to fast-paced and energetic ones, there was a lot to choose from.

Some of our favorite videos from this year include ‘Bells’ byFrameworks, ‘Molecules’ by Jonas Kopp, ‘Oblivion’ by Tale of Us, and ‘Sleepy Hollow’ by Hospital Records. We also loved the visuals in Dense & Pika’s ‘Edging Forward’, Shed’s ‘The Traveller’, and Marcel Dettmann’s ‘ Considering’.

We hope you enjoy our picks for the best techno music videos of 2016!

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