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Artists who sound like: Maceo Plex

Over the past decade, Maceo Plex has become a dominant force in the world of underground dance music. His production offers a unique sound that carves out a niche in its own genre and has catapulted it to a level that few can reach.

While few producers/DJs can match Maceo Plex’s skills, both in the studio and on the decks, there are a handful of artists we know you’ll love as much as him.

Bridging the gap between deep house, techno, progressive house and beyond, Maceo Plex’s sets and sound continue to breathe fresh air into the most popular genres of underground dance music.

So let’s dive into our list of 11 artists who sound like Maceo Plex…

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What gender is Maceo Plex?

Maceo Plex’s underground sound, filled with driving beats and repetitive, cutting-edge sound design, fits it perfectly into the techno genre.

Although his discography is certainly wide enough to cover other ancillary genres such as electronica or deep house, his name and brand are best associated with techno.

Want to know more about our favorite techno tracks? Check out our monthly rankings where we recommend the best techno tracks from the best underground artists we find.

Where is Maceo Plex from?

Maceo Plex currently splits his residency time between Dallas, Texas and Miami, Florida.

He was born in Flower Mound, Texas.

So while playing genres popularized across Europe over the past three decades, Maceo Plex has been pioneering the American techno scene since the early 90s.