Techno Music in Portland, Oregon

A curated list of information about where to find techno music in Portland, Oregon. Discover Portland techno artists, event promoters, labels, etc.

Portland techno artists range from four on the floor techno DJs and producers to live experimentalists and everything in between. This list is not comprehensive, nor is it intended to be. But if you think we’re missing something essential please feel free to contact us here.

Portland Techno Music – Event Production Companies / Promoters / Labels


Circuit Breaker – LGBTQIA+ electronic underground events.

Bridge Club – A Portland based queer DJ collective hosting events that focus on music, art, and the LGBTQIA community. Bookings range from house to techno and beyond.

Broad Beats Collective – A collective created to connect Portland and the greater PNW women in electronic music

Disposable Commodities – Limited edition vinyl label recently relocated from the Midwest to PDX. Featuring artists such as Doubt, DJ DIS.CO.

Flight – Art of Hot’s long-running event series is known for everything from acid and classic house to strains of techno.

FACELESS – High quality underground music events.

Form the Head – A small label focused on quality electronic music, also hosting a podcast centered around community, stories and safety in dance music culture.

Occasion Vibration – A high quality event series featuring everything from full-on techno to spaced out disco, house and more.

Opal Underground – a new coalition from the team behind Portland event series Circuit Breaker, NoFOMO and Gay Nineties.

Renegade Rhythms – Artist collective and production crew who were among the city’s earliest advocates for Detroit and Chicago-influenced techno and house music, remaining active to this day.

Saints of Bass – Recurring event series hosting techno as well as other forms of electronic music. Past bookings include John Tejada, Appendics.Shuffle, DJ Shiva and others.

S1 – Non-profit, artist run project that was based in Portland OR. Home of the Synth Library.

Spend the Night – Long-running event series where house, techno and bass collide. Recent bookings include Ben UFO, Mike Servito, Matrixxman, etc.

SubSensory Recordings – Record label and event production company owned by Jack Coleman (JAK) with over 80 releases on the SubSensory label to-date. Bookings include Noncompliant, DVS1, Truncate, Kanding Ray, Headless Horseman, Anastasia Kristensen, etc.
An innovative virtual clubbing experience with the best in global techno, which happens to be spearheaded in part by members of the Portland-based Renegade Rhythms crew.

Portland Techno Music – Producers, Dj’s & Live Performers

Alex Zorin – Good Mood
Ali Bakhtiar/Bakht – Teknologik, White Line Music
Andy Warren – Believe You Me
Arkatekt – Reworck, White Line Music
Ashley Griffin – RCU
Andrew Paris
 – Faceless
Auscultation – 100% Silk
B Grade
Ben Tactic – Spend the Night
Blue Spectral Monkey
Bryan Zentz – Plus 8/Amam
Camino Acid – (SciFiSol + Carlo Frio)
Carly Barton – Blankstairs
Centrikal – Peloton
Coast2C – Gran Ritmos
DeLyria – User Defined
Dave Bate – Renegade Rhythms
Evan Toutz – A Squared Muzik
Graintable – Car Crash Set/Innerflight Music
JAK – SubSensory
Jerry Abstract – Modern Occcult Musick
Justin Neal
Krista Bourgeois – Tenth Aesthetic
LilRoj/Dmux – SubSensory
Leeonn/Lindsay Bailey
Lorna Dune
Mason Roberts – Analog
Michael Mitchell – Renegade Rhythms
Middle Majesty
Marcus Knauer – SubSensory
Optimal Decay – SubSensory
Patricia Wolf
Reid Stubblefield
Roman Zawodny – UKR
Sean Pierce – Motor
Seth Hollender
Soft Peaks
Solenoid – Community Library, Partout
Screendoor – Disposable Commodities
Seqwenzer – SubSensory/Radda Records
SciFiSol – Pleasure Boat Records
The Prey – Circuit Breaker
Tracy Why – Cock Block/SubSensory
Tom Mitchell (DLYTE) – Renegade Rhythms
Vakkuum – Turbo
Vera Rubin
Wndfrm – Prologue Music

Other Resources

One Wub – Quality Sound and Equipment Rentals
Alignment Sound – Big sound!
Brandy Gray – High Quality Video/Projection
Funk-tion Media – High Quality Video/Projection

Thanks for supporting techno in Portland!