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  • The drop is an EDM term for the part of an electronic-inspired song that comes after building up tension.

    Modern pop songs often build up tension with their pre-chorus to mimic this aspect of EDM, but now there are also songs that intentionally build up lots of dense production in the pre-chorus and then have a sparse chorus. That's called an anti-drop. This YouTuber uses it, and has a clip of musician Charlie Puth using the term in reference to his own song:

    March 15, 2023