Synth music has become increasingly prevalent in recent years to the point of ubiquity. Some of it is great. Some is bad. Just in time for Halloween, let's take a look at some synth tracks that are downright sinful, whether they are delightful or dastardly. Here are the Seven Deadly Synths.
Deadmau5—“Raise Your Weapon (Madeon Remix)”
“Raise Your Weapon” is simply too much synth. Deadmau5’s original is standard electronic dance music, but 20-year-old French producer Madeon’s remix turns it up to a whole new level. The song starts out innocuously enough, with singer Greta Svabo Bech cooing over a swirling haze of light synths while the chorus remains ethereal and non-propulsive. Then Madeon’s bridge kicks in, and all hell breaks loose... Read more