Experimental techno and audio/video duo based in Vancouver. Profile
Bound By Sound
Vancouver based community/ collective holding events supported by national and international techno talent
Annual electronic music festival held in Seattle (No longer active)
Techno event series run by Cory Simpson and Jaime Cereus
Form ‘n’ Kaos
Vancouver/Victoria, B.C. bulletin board
Seattle and PNW underground techno collective.
Seattle based house, techno, breaks label; scene blog, event promotions and podcast.
Home site of Cascadia based graphic designer and experimental techno DJ/ Producer Jerry Abstract
Seattle based techno and tech house label
Site for Saigon and Justin ByrnesÂ aka Cyanwave’s projects &Â releases
Northwest electronic music community site
No Nonsense Events
Facebook page for Seattle promo crew interested in no BS techno
A curated links page by Subsensory to inform the community and visitors about Portland techno nightlife
A unique and wholly original electronic and techno label based out of the Pacific Northwest, featuring quirky minimal, to abstract electronic, deep techno, to field recordings
Seattle techno events outfit headed up by SoneÂ
Seattle Techno (Soundcloud)
Seattle techno soundcloud page aggregator run by the Knightriders label
fb page for underground techno crew out of Seattle. Request approval only.
New record shop open in Vancouver
Website from DJ/ Producer John Massey
Portland Netlabel with a focus on North West techno artists
A West Coast techno website based out of Vancouver, B.C.
Techno Crew by Jaime Cereus
Seattle techno and electro label UKR aka “Urban Kickz Recordings” run by Roman Zawodny and Relief Records own Lester Fitzpatrick
Vancouver Techno Authority
Facebook discussion group based on techno events, DJs and artists in Vancouver
Bay Area based event listing calendar headed up by Franklin Jen
The holy grail for new vinyl LP albums and lost techno anthems. Don’t go looking for anything specific, your music will find you
Techno collective headed up by Tape Ghost, David Grunzweig
As You Like IT
Tech house, techno, and (actual) deep house monthlies at Public Works
Oakland Based mastering house run by Shawn Hatfield AKA Twerk
Upscale house club known to put on the occasional techno night or techno one-off.
Electronic music maven at KFJC, focusing on the more bleeding edge sounds of electronic music as well as her excellent taste in techno
Formerly known as Riddim, Brix is located in Oakland near 7th st. and is a happy home to many underground and alternative electronic music showcases
Techno House collective with bases of operations in SF and LA
West Coast techno collective from the way back
Direct to Earth
Good time homeboys and homegirls dedicated to inject a little bit of fun into what it means to be apart of the Oakland techno phenomenon
Website for tech house, minimal, and techno DJ, Zenith
El Otro Mundo
SF and East Bay techno and house label featuring the brothers Leath
Occasional venue for quality techno and tech house events. One of the reasons why SF has always been and may for ever remain a house music town, is the amount of deep house and soulful house parties that happen here. Â Earlier in the night might cater to a specific clientelle but after 2am and the bars close, it becomes a melting pot and destination for SF’s entire nightlife community.
SF Label with a focus on darker deeper techno.
Club on ‘Folsom and 8th’ St. SOMA mostly noted for their propensity towards bass heavy techno and DnB events (not to be confused with the 90s-00s techno-trance collective, Frequency 8 ).
SF Hard Techno Crew run by Miss Crafty.
Oakland and Seattle techno label run by JX-216, Rubidium, Sone, and John Massey
Art and multimedia space home of Recombinant Festival and Recombinant Media Labs. “RECOMBINANT MEDIA LABS (RML) was founded in 1991 by Naut Humon [Asphodel Records], to research and deploy the cultural qualities and artistic potential of Spatial Cinema”
Formerly known as Mighty, This SF club is host to many techno and house nights with somewhat of a button-down clientele.
Massive club located in the live music hub of SF on 11th St. Techno acts booked here consistently big names with progressive, big-room tech house sound.
Page for San Jose techno heroes, Qorser, Rhythmist, and Steve Cooley’s live pa group
Queer friendly techno and house collective that also favors a touch of quality, hard hitting techno. Think, Ostgut Ton meets West CoastÂ house/ tech house.
SF and Oakland techno and electro loving collective of under the radar producers and DJs
An event promotions outfit by the From 0-1 crew. [Recommended!]
New Oakland techno, experimental, electronic monthly at Brix581 hosted by Gadder and Marr0w. Their techno is diverse and non conforming
“The Midway is a new, multifaceted creative complex, located in San Francisco’s burgeoning Dogpatch neighborhood. Equal parts creative laboratory and performance space, The Midway is a sprawling 40,000 square-foot venue for the public to engage with a variety of exhibitions, workshops, performances and special events. “
Sf SOMA district club, currently a sometime among techno crews
Program schedule of Mr. Goodwrench.. KFJC college radio personality and longtime influence on the South Bay electronic music scene
Underground after hours techno and house crew in SF headed up by Lisa Rose.
Record label for West Coast and North American Techno artists based out of SF and Seattle.
SF Mission District club favored among house and techno heads for it’s Funktion One system
Roving underground crew featuring abstract techno, tech house and acid
SF/LA promoter of high quality techno events formerly hosted by John Kaberna, now mostly headed up by Lindsey Herbert .
Synth shop in SF selling quality gear since 2002
Techno and house vinyl record shop holding it down in SF, while promoting harder edged industrial techno club nights and undergrounds
The Shuffle Co-Op
Oakland techno and house underground party collective
San Jose/SF Based Techno Collective
SF techno crew putting on some of the more harder edge and serious techno events for SF
Club formerly known as “The Top” in Lower Haight is now host to many techno and house weeklies and monthlies. Booked currently by Jeremy Bispo.
Club venue in Union Square SF on the chi-chi side that has been known in the past to make the glamorous and Gucci sweat to schranz on a Thursday. Currently it is host to private events and forward thinking progressive and house music
Multimedia record label and zine by Rubidium
Amoeba’s secret weapon and SF electronic music taste maker Mike B went solo to open up thisÂ new highly successful brick and mortar store in the Lower Haight, SF
Independent underground label based in SF feat. techno / minimal music, and related sub genres. Founded by Zita Molnar.
6AM or 6AM-Group is a blog based out of LA with events presented in Los Angeles, Hawaii, and Mexico
SoCal Techno Crew headed up by Andrew Souto. Featuring world class events and a pretty nifty techno music review blog.
SoCal techno heroes putting LA on the global map with their quality events and releases.. now semi defunct.
Los Angeles event promotion outfit
Invert Music Group
Label and party series founded by Danny Astle
Los Angeles based label of Silent Servant, Regis, and James Ruskin
Los Angeles Techno (Community on Facebook)
FB community for LA Techno events.
Heady techno label run by Developer
New and used vinyl shop and community stop-in
Pomona California based used gear shop. Great deals on outboard kit
Dark Techno label based in Los AngelesÂ headed up by Tanya Leigh and Axkan
Perfect Circuit Audio
Burbank based electronic music instrument shop with stunning deals on new and used gear, now featuring full service gear restoration, modification, and repair.
Los Angeles techno and tech house crew pulling weight in SoCal
LA techno crew often collaborating with 6AM and Dirty Epic on their own event series featuring world class talent.
Bandcamp page for David Flores’ self release label Truncate which has moved on to be a world leader in functional techno
Techno sublabel/offshoot of Droid Behavior started by Raiz and Subversive
Los Angeles events promotion crew featuring techno and tech house from the world’s heavy hitters.