From uber-cool Scandinavian nu-disco to the undeniable opening riff to Van Halen's Jump - the thrilling power of the synthesiser is irresistible. This week Something More celebrates the awe-inspiring and addictive power of the synth riff.
I'll play some of my all-time synth classics, from Kraftwerk to Wendy Carlos, plus I'll be asking you for some of your favourite ever synth moments. We'll also hear new music from modern synth champions like futurist Norwegian collective Jaga Jazzist and UK band Vessels, whose new single is a collaboration with the Flaming Lips.
Plus – acclaimed electronic producer Floating Points returns for another chat, this time about his new audiovisual project which took him and his band out to the middle of the Mojave Desert for a free-form live recording.