Originally Posted by Shralla
Yes to both. Synth-based music is more popular now than it's ever been. Yes the music in Deus Ex is fairly rudimentary but the ability to connect the music to memories of the game is arguably the most important part of a soundtrack. There is no reason they couldn't make something just as memorable and iconic as the original game's soundtrack, but more complex.
Are you thinking electronica? That's fair/true. I was thinking of "rudimentary" synth when I wrote. Pretty much agree with your other two points.