Techno music originated from Detroit, USA during the mid to late 1980s. Techno music is seen as the foundation for many styles and subgenres like Tech House and Minimal (also known as Minimal Techno or Minimal House). Jeff Mills, along with Derrick May, and Carl Craig are some of the pioneering names in Techno music. Years later the sound has develop to something new from when it started through the use of new technology available and creative minds. Richie Hawtin, Josh Wink and Chris Liebing are some of the names that have taken Techno music to further measures.