Loads of techno, especially Detroit techno, is very serious - concept albums, science fiction tropes, pretentious track titles - it's well Rick Wakeman sometimes. Jeff Mills and Mike Banks did an album about the rings of Saturn, with locked grooves on the vinyl to represent the rings. Then there was the X-103 Atlantis album. And check Reload's A Collection Of Short Stories is well pretentious. It is even accompanied by, well, take a guess.