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.
No Requests – House and techno-focused club in downtown Portland with a wide range of bookings and subgenres featured.
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.
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.
Underground events featuring artists such as D.Dan, Jensen Interceptor, Minimal Violence
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
Andrew Paris – Faceless
Auscultation – 100% Silk
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 (now in CDMX)
DeLyria – User Defined
Dave Bate – Renegade Rhythms
Evan Toutz – A Squared Muzik
Graintable – Car Crash Set/Innerflight Music
Guilt Attendant (now NYC-based)
JAK – SubSensory
Jerry Abstract – Modern Occcult Musick
Krazen – The Seed
Krista Bourgeois – Tenth Aesthetic (now Berlin-based)
LilRoj/Dmux – SubSensory
Leeonn – Spend the Night
M5007 – ATAVISM
Mason Roberts – Analog
Michael Mitchell – Renegade Rhythms
Marcus Knauer – SubSensory
Optimal Decay – SubSensory
Plus – Werm
Proximal/Distal (now Detroit-based)
Roman Zawodny – UKR
Seth Hollender (now Seattle-based)
Solenoid – Community Library, Partout
Screendoor – Disposable Commodities
Seqwenzer – SubSensory
SciFiSol – Pleasure Boat Records
The Prey – Circuit Breaker
Tracy Why – Cock Block/SubSensory
Tom Mitchell (DLYTE) – Renegade Rhythms
Vakkuum – Turbo
Wndfrm – Prologue Music
Thanks for supporting techno in Portland!