Turning Violent

Album: The Terror (2013)
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  • The explosion at the end of this song came from a very old synthesizer that multi-instrumentalist Steven Drozd bought. Lead vocalist Wayne Coyne told MusicRadar.com: "It weighs about 600 pounds. It's got this trigger release that works in the opposite way. You hit it and it goes 'Brrr-rrrr-rrrrggghh!' You let it go and it does this long trigger - "Pssssoooohhhh!'

    "He kept hitting it," he added, "and I said, 'We should just use that as a rhythm track.' He said, 'No, because the minute I pull it up, it does this other thing,' and I was like, 'I know. That's what makes it great.' So that's what you hear. It warbles along in a very menacing way, and then 'Bam!' - it explodes."

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