• Electronic Dance Musical

    Posted by gmadmin   |   July 20, 2014

    The last few songs I’ve been hooked on have been poppy EDM jams by Zedd, and it’s got me thinking… what about an EDM musical?

    It would be performed in a warehouse. We would supply the tracks and a DJ would spin them live. Could be pretty gnarly.

    One challenge would be integrating live vocals into a style that is so dependent on the mix. I’d just have to keep that in mind while writing. What would be a good story for this? Ooh, maybe I could resurrect Havisham? I had wanted to tell a steampunk version of the backstory of Miss Havisham from Great Expectations. Maybe this is the style I was looking for.

    I haven’t really written in the EDM genre before, but a lot of the jams in my head are in that style. Here’s the closest I’ve got from our existing catalog (it’s parodying Britney Spears-type Swedish pop):

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