Giorgio Moroder, the ‘Father of Disco,’ Is Designing Electric Car Sounds to Make Your EV Sound Like a Rave

Jan 13, 2020 265


Giorgio Moroder doesn’t like the relative silence of electric motors. But rather than complain about the fact that you hear little more than a hum when you turn your electric car on, the legendary musician known affectionately as the “Father of Disco” is going to do something about it.

Having previously put his stamp on disco, electronic music and film scores, Moroder is ready to do the same for electric engine sounds, according to CNET. Donna Summer’s go-to producer of the ‘70s is teaming up with Italian powertrain manufacturer FPT Industrial to design the distinctive noise that will play every time one of the company’s electric engines starts.

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