Deep Techno is a genre of electronic dance music that is characterized by a deep, dark, and minimal sound. The genre has its roots in Detroit Techno, which originated in the mid-1980s in Detroit, Michigan. Deep Techno developed out of Detroit Techno in the mid-1990s and has since become a popular style of electronic music. Deep Techno is characterized by a heavy bassline, hypnotic rhythms, and sparse, atmospheric elements. It often combines elements of house, dub, and ambient music.