Spain is one of the main destinations for electronic music tourism in the world. Thanks to Ibiza, and strongholds for clubbing culture like Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia, Spain has been a hotspot for artists and ravers alike since the early days. During all these years, there have been few genres in music that have found such a big following in the Mediterranean country as techno. Especially the stronger, darker and faster spectrum of the Detroit-born beats.
But, how did techno enter the Iberian Peninsula? How has it developed over the years? Who are the Spanish artists championing it and how is techno in Spain today? In this article we will try to shed a light on how techno has become a staple genre in Spain, and how the country is now producing some of its freshest and most interesting talents.