It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air… and in the DJ booth. The techno scene has several couples who are all successful on their own before meeting and teaming up to become their own forces. For techno fans, these powerhouse techno couples teaming up romantically introduces the added bonus of ,collab projects and delicious B2B sets. Who says being an artist has to be all work and no play? These techno couples prove you can successfully mix work and pleasure.
Perhaps THE powerhouse techno couple of the moment, Charlotte de Witte and Enrico Sangiuliano love to show the world their love. With constant social media posts about one another, the couple even remixed the 2009 track “The Age of Love” together and perform several B2B sets together. Charlotte and Enrico became engaged in February 2021. Safe to say these two are the real deal.
Two of the new rising star techno DJs on the scene, Daria Kolosova and Etapp Kyle both hail from Ukraine and are making names for themselves across the pond. The duo recently got engaged while touring the globe.
ANNA and Wehbba are two of Brazil’s greatest techno weapons. While each individual in this couple has their own thriving styles and careers, they teamed up to create a music production Masterclass through their joint Anaweh studio. These two clearly enjoy both working and playing with one another.
Amelie Lens and Sam Deliaert, known professionally as Farrago, have a long history with one another. Meeting at a nightclub when she was just 18 years-old, Lens and Delieart embarked on both a romantic and professional partnership with one another that’s lasted more than a decade. Lens credits her stratospheric career to the hard work of both of them, as Deliaert also acts as her tour manager, creative collaborator, and more.
While Paula Temple regularly plays to crowds of thousands, back home she is running the Noise Manifesto label with her wife Nicole Fleiner. The powerhouse techno couple work together running the label and bouncing ideas off one another. Temple credits Fleiner with continuously helping experiment with her sound and push techno forward.
Sam Paganini and ZØE have been lovebirds for ages. The Italian duo share a young daughter together.
Paul Kalkbrenner and Simina Grigoriu met in Canada in 2008 while he was promoting the film Berlin Calling. The duo married in 2012 and share an adorable daughter together. The frequent collaborators are still going strong in both their marriage and their careers, seeming to be just as in love as ever.
Swedish DJs Ida Engberg and Adam Beyer are perhaps the most famous techno couple on this list. Both artists have been involved in the dance music scene for decades, ultimately meeting in the mid-2000s when Beyer was impressed by Engberg’s set in a Stockholm club. The couple married in 2016 share three children together.