A brief history of acid techno

George Palladev

A brief history of acid techno

Just like the entire family of the first acid genres, acid house, acid trance, and acid techno tracks are based around the sounds of the TB-303 bass synthesiser. Often its gurgles play the role of both the leading melody and the bass part, though with some differences. In acid techno, for example, it’s a distorted roar of acid sequences with the blood-pumping rhythm at a speed of 130 to 150 BPM invariably with the noisy percussion. Here is an example — a 100% acid techno mix ↓

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