Since releasing 7, a series of songs based around the Seven Deadly Sins in 2014, deadmau5 had the desire to produce them on a full orchestral scale. In meeting Gregory Reveret, music director and composer during a “mau5trap Mondays” Twitch session where he listens and critiques fans music for charity, he found someone that could properly score the music for an orchestra to execute. where’s the drop? realizes the dream to life.
“I don’t want to be that guy that f**king is gonna take electronic music and marry it with orchestral and make this hybrid piece of s**t. One does not complement the other. Orchestral music is super-advanced s**t, in terms of scoring and performance. To take all this stuff and then bury it in a mix, like way down low, throw a kick drum on it, godawful synths. It’s called where’s the drop? for a reason. There’s hardly any electronic music involved in this.
The focal point is more around the music that I’ve written. Not big beats.”
– deadmau5 as told to the LA Weekly (3/28/18)
Upon the album’s initial release earlier this spring, deadmau5 performed two sold-out night shows at the legendary Wiltern in Los Angeles. He was joined by a full orchestra and performed his music as orchestral pieces re-envisioned by Music Director and Composer Gregory Reveret.