Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A style of fast, heavy electronic dance music, typically with few or no vocals.
- ‘His blend of minimal techno and acid has been his trademark sound since the early days.’
- ‘Music will include funky techno, a cappella singers, dance floor jazz, and chilled house.’
- ‘The group's sound is blank canvas of electronic soundscapes that fuse techno, hip hop, drum and bass and house.’
- ‘Reminiscent of classic German techno, both are perfect dance floor fillers.’
- ‘If you all grew up in the same social environment, how is it that you understand techno and they don't?’
- ‘His accomplished, melancholic debut of minimal and ethereal, techno music quickly followed.’
- ‘Music, which mainly focused on techno and dance, simply wasn't interesting anymore.’
- ‘Bossa nova, deep techno, hip hop, broken beat and jazz all find common ground in a sound that is a genre all its own.’
- ‘The sound effects are ok and the music is all ambient techno style which is nice and moody but maybe a bit dull when the action starts hotting up.’
- ‘His meteoric rise has been cited as one of the catalysts for Swedish techno's current influence.’
- ‘He listens to black music while she listens to different kinds of music, but no techno.’
- ‘Flamenco now has modern influences such as blues, jazz and more recently rock, hip-hop or techno.’
- ‘At a push he could be loosely considered a techno DJ, but once in the studio, techno seems to be the last thing on his mind.’
- ‘The music is a blend of techno beats and guitar riffs, and makes for pretty decent racing music.’
- ‘The last two weeks they played techno and dance music at the end of the night.’
- ‘Next door, was a cafe run by a former ska musician with a love for house and techno.’
- ‘Their music is a mixture of Eastern European folk, gypsy, techno and American jazz.’
- ‘Many had been waiting patiently for several hours, bobbing to blasts of techno, country and rock music.’
- ‘He likes electro, techno, and house, but always figures they could use some renovations.’
- ‘The result is some of the darkest, most introspective techno to come out in a long time.’
1980s: abbreviation of technological.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.