Although Psytrance belongs in the Trance family it has many Techno elements as well. Some Psytrance artists decided to focus more (or exclusively) on the Techno elements and the TechTrance/Psychedelic Techno was born.
The landmark in Psychedelic Techno (and Psytrance in general) was X-Dream's album Radio. It had a mechanical sound and Techno-ish percussion and relied more on the rhythm than in melodies.
TechTrance/Psychedelic Techno had its golden period around 1999-2001 especially by German producers.
Many TechTrance/Psychedelic Techno tracks have many similarities with Minimal and Dark Progressive, although many Psy Techno tracks are heavier and faster.
00:00 Authentik - Solid (2001)
00:50 X-Dream - Psychomachine (1999)
01:50 Four Carry Nuts - Theory Of Gravitation (2004)
02:57 The Delta - Stand By (2001)
03:58 Etnica - Technoshit (2001)
04:58 Midi Miliz - Rent A Plant (2000)
06:10 Toï Doï - Resine (2005)
07:25 Wizzy Noise - Tau Ceti (2002)
08:38 Psychaos - Free Radical (2001)
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