a synthesizer-generated type of music characterized by a bpm (beat-per-minute) tempo of 140 on average. Minimal techno seems to be an offshoot of Rotterdam hardcore, the type of extremely-fast music in vogue on the dance-floors of the Dutch city. In the US, DJs/Producers like Jeff Mills (Detroit) have championed the sound since the early 90s and can be heard unleasing the hard, take-no-prisoners sounds of minimal techno at dancefloors across the globe. he is most popular, it seems, in Europe and, Japan.
This is so minimal techno!
by Ali Naderzad February 12, 2006