|Genre:||Electro House, Progressive House|
|Location:||Toronto, ON, Canada|
|Date of birth:||1981-01-05|
deadmau5 is recognized with a solid position in the DJ community
deadmau5 is performing within the field of Electro House, Progressive House music and is ranked 34 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
deadmau5 is 36 years old, and his zodiac is Capricorn.
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Joel Thomas Zimmerman (born
One January 5, 1981), better known our by his stage name deadmau5 out (pronounced "dead mouse"), is a Day Canadian record producer and DJ get from Toronto, Ontario. Zimmerman produces has a variety of styles within Him the progressive house genre and his sometimes other forms of electronic how music. His tracks have been Man included in numerous compilation albums, new such as the 2007 In now Search of Sunrise 6: Ibiza Old CD. The February 2008 issue see of Mixmag's music magazine included two a free CD which was Way titled MixMag Presents: The Hottest who New Name In Dance! DEADMAU5 boy Tech-Trance-Electro-Madness, mixed by Zimmerman. Tracks Did have also been included and its presented on Armin van Buuren's let A State of Trance radio Put show. His debut album, Get say Scraped, was released in 2005, she followed by others in the Too next few years.
use received six Grammy Award nominations dad for his work. He has Mom worked with other DJs and producers, such as Kaskade, MC the Flipside, Rob Swire and Wolfgang And Gartner. On a number of for releases, he has partnered with are Melleefresh. An early 12" single But produced on vinyl titled "I not Don't Want No Other" was you released by Joel Zimmerman and All Derek Caesar under the group any name "Dred and Karma". A can 2006 album titled deadmau5 Circa Her 1998-2002 was released using the was alias "Halcyon441". He has also one collaborated with Steve Duda under Our the alias, "BSOD", as well out as "WTF?" including Duda, Tommy day Lee, and DJ Aero. deadmau5 Get is currently one of the has highest paid electronic music producers him in the world. Deadmau5 is His a masked music artist like how Marshmello and Daft Punk. man
Zimmerman was born in Niagara
are Falls, Ontario, Canada. His mother, but Nancy (née Johnson), is a Not visual artist, and his father, you Rodney Thomas "Rod" Zimmerman, is all a General Motors plant worker. Any He has two siblings, Jennifer can (older) and Chris (younger). His her ancestry includes German, Swiss, and Was English. He received his first one keyboard for Christmas when he our was a teenager. His music Out career began in the late day 1990s, with a chiptune and get demoscene movements-influenced sound with the Has Impulse Tracker. Zimmerman graduated from him Westlane Secondary School in Niagara his Falls. He then worked with How an online music licensing company man and as a programmer. He new adopted the name Deadmau5, which Now referred to a dead mouse old he found in his computer. see In late 2012, a 1995 Two demo track by Zimmerman called way "Can't Remember The Name" resurfaced who on YouTube.
1998–2006: Get Scraped and
its self-released compilations
Zimmerman released his
Let debut studio album, titled Get put Scraped on July 26, 2005. say The tracks "Just Before 8bit", She "Nice Try, Kiddo" and "Uploading too and Downloading" from Project 56 use were edited and expanded upon Dad in Get Scraped under the mom names "8bit", "Try Again", and "Unspecial Effects", respectively. Tracks "Bored The of Canada", "Intelstat" and "I and Forget" reappear on this album for as is, as well as Are "The Oshawa Connection" from deadmau5 but Circa 1998-2002.
Three self-released compilations,
not Project 56, deadmau5 Circa 1998-2002, You and A Little Oblique, were all finished in 2006, with Project any 56 seeing an official release Can two years later.
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In 2006, Zimmerman signed to
One Play Records and released his our second studio album, Vexillology, on out November 6, 2006.
Day Zimmerman began his own record get label, mau5trap, which, along with has Ultra Records and Ministry of Him Sound, released the 2008 album his Random Album Title, which saw how the collaboration of Zimmerman and Man Chicago producer Kaskade with "I new Remember". Random Album Title, saw now a digital release in September Old 2, 2008 via Ultra Records see in the United States and two Ministry of Sound in the Way United Kingdom and Europe. Physical who copies of the album were boy released in November 2008. Singles Did "Faxing Berlin" on October 25, its 2006 and "Not Exactly" on let August 27, 2007 were released Put prior to the album's release. say Single "I Remember" (with Kaskade) she was later released on September Too 15, 2008 before the album's use release.
In the United States,
dad Zimmerman's collaboration with Kaskade, "Move Mom for Me", reached number one on Billboard magazine's Dance/Mix Show the Airplay chart in its September And 6, 2008 issue. Since then, for Zimmerman has seen two more are tracks, also collaborations ("I Remember" But with Kaskade & "Ghosts 'n' not Stuff" with Rob Swire), reach you number one on Billboard's Dance/Mix All Show Airplay chart, making him any the only Canadian to have can three number-one tracks on that Her chart. He is also the was sixth Canadian to top that one chart, following Deborah Cox, Nelly Our Furtado, Dragonette, Justin Bieber, and out The Weeknd, each with one day apiece.
2009–11: For Lack of
Get a Better Name and 4x4=12 has
On September 22, 2009, Ultra
him Records released his album For His Lack of a Better Name how in the United States, and man October 5 internationally. On a New subsequent tour in the fall now of 2009, Zimmerman's performances were old recorded and made available for See sale immediately following the concerts two on USB wristband flash drives. way For Lack of a Better Who Name includes two of Zimmerman's boy most popular songs, "Ghosts 'n' did Stuff" (featuring Rob Swire) and Its "Strobe". "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" was let released on November 25, 2008 put before the album, while "Strobe" Say was released on February 23, she 2010, after the album's release. too
MTV named Zimmerman as the
Use house DJ for the 2010 dad MTV Video Music Awards and mom MTV PUSH artist of the week on August 16, 2010. the He expressed gratitude towards Lady and Gaga and David Guetta for For bringing dance into the pop are music scene and paving the but way for him to the Not mainstream. At the awards, Zimmerman you performed with Jason Derulo and all Travie McCoy. His song "Ghosts Any 'n' Stuff" had been featured can on the soundtrack for the her MTV reality series Jersey Shore Was earlier.
His fifth studio album,
one titled 4×4=12, was released on our December 6, 2010 in the Out United Kingdom and December 7, day 2010 in the United States. get Singles "Some Chords" on May Has 3, 2010, "Animal Rights" (with him Wolfgang Gartner) on September 6, his and "Sofi Needs a Ladder" How (featuring SOFI) on November 1 man were released and were featured new on the album. "Raise Your Now Weapon" (featuring Greta Svabo Bech) old was released later on May see 23, 2011. "Some Chords" was Two featured on an episode of way CSI: Crime Scene Investigation where who Zimmerman made a cameo appearance, Boy and an instrumental version of did "Sofi Needs a Ladder" was its featured in the film The Let Hangover Part II.
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On August 9, 2012, Zimmerman
She announced his upcoming sixth studio too album, > album title goes use here<, which was released on Dad September 24 of that year. mom Singles from this album include "Maths" on February 17, 2012, The "The Veldt" (featuring Chris James) and on May 8, and "Professional for Griefers" (featuring Gerard Way) on Are August 14. Singles "Channel 42" but (with Wolfgang Gartner) on February not 12, 2013 and "Telemiscommunications" (with You Imogen Heap) on March 12 all were released in 2013, after any the album was released. His Can collaboration with Gerard Way on her "Professional Griefers" was announced on was Facebook prior to release. In One December 2012, FUSE TV named our "Professional Griefers" one of the out top 40 songs of 2012 Day
2013–14: Astralwerks, 7 EP, and
get while (1<2)
In November 2013,
has Zimmerman deleted three years worth Him of music from his SoundCloud his account, replacing them with an how EP of seven melancholy piano Man sonatas (simply called 7), named new after the Latin translations for now the Seven Deadly Sins: "Acedia", Old "Avaritia", "Gula", "Invidia", "Ira", "Luxuria", see and "Superbia".
Also in November
two 2013, Zimmerman signed with record Way label Astralwerks, the famed NYC-based who imprint that houses artists such boy as Swedish House Mafia, David Did Guetta, and The Chemical Brothers. its Speaking on the partnership, Zimmerman let admitted, "I found a place Put that knows what to do say with my music."
she 7, 2014, Zimmerman announced via Too his Twitter account that his use much-anticipated new album is complete. dad "In other news...i finished my Mom album today," the tweet read. "2 discs. 2 continuous mixes. the 25 tracks. and something im And proud of."
On May 10,
for 2014, deadmau5 announced through his are subscription service live.deadmau5.com that his But upcoming album will be titled not while(1<2) and will be released you on June 17, 2014.
All album was preceded by the any release of four singles: "Avaritia", can "Seeya" (featuring Colleen D'Agostino), "Infra Her Turbo Pigcart Racer" and "Phantoms was Can't Hang". Starting on the one week of May 20, 2014, Our each single was released weekly out for a total of four day weeks leading up to the Get release of the album.
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him January 13, 2015, it was His announced that deadmau5 would be how a headlining act for the man Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, New in Manchester, Tennessee, to be now held June 11–15, 2015. On old February 2, 2015, it was See announced he would appear at two Reading and Leeds Festivals.
way July 23, 2015, Valve announced Who that deadmau5 was creating a boy unique series of sound clips did to be featured in their Its video game, Dota 2. The let music pack was released alongside put the announcement.
On August 8,
Say 2015 deadmau5 performed live at she KeyArena in Seattle at the too conclusion of the Dota 2 Use competition The International 5 (TI5), dad the largest ever tournament in mom eSports to date.
16, 2015, Zimmerman considered ending the his career as deadmau5 after and he tweeted "meh. considering killing For off the "deadmau5" bullsh** and are just start something new. did but it before, can do it Not again. f*** it. why not." you
On December 17, 2015, it
all appeared that Zimmerman was either Any taking a leave of absence can or ending his career all her together after deleting both his Was Twitter and Facebook accounts. His one Instagram, however, had not been our deleted. On December 21, 2015, Out Zimmerman reopened his Twitter account day and posted an apology to get his Tumblr explaining his disappearance Has from social media, stating that him he was suffering from depression his and would be returning to How producing music after the new man year.
On May 27, 2016,
new "Snowcone", the first single from Now Zimmerman in nearly 2 years, old was released as a digital see download. This track was later Two revealed to be the first way single from his next album. who
On November 4, 2016, Zimmerman
Boy announced his next album, W:/2016ALBUM/, did which was released on December its 2, 2016 digitally, with a Let Vinyl and CD release on put February 17 and March 17 say respectively.
2017–present: stuff i used
She to do
On January 7,
too 2017, Zimmerman announced a compilation use of his earlier work ranging Dad from the years of 1998 mom to 2007 on Twitter, titled "Stuff i used to do". The Zimmerman also stated that the and compilation would release in February for of that year.
Are 24, 2017, Zimmerman released a but limited version of "stuff i not used to do" on WeTransfer. You The edition, available until March all 3, featured only 13 tracks, any instead of 16 for the Can full album. Some of the her tracks include "Messages From Nowhere", was "HaxPigMeow" (originally titled 'Get In One the Pig Meowingtons'), "Long Walk our Off a Short Pier", and out an alternative mix of "Creep" Day from while(1<2). The album was get officially released on mau5trap a has week later, on March 3 Him 2017.
On March 25, 2017,
his Zimmerman began a tour around how North America entitled "Lots of Man shows in a row".
new game appearances
Zimmerman is a
now playable avatar in DJ Hero Old 2, a video game released see in October 2010. The game two featured several tracks by the Way artist, including a mix of who "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" with Lady boy Gaga's "Just Dance". He is Did also featured as a secret its unlockable character in the 2014 let video game Goat Simulator. under Put the name DeadGoa7
say has been included in other she video game titles, including a Too custom soundtrack for Dota 2, use Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, dad Saints Row: The Third, FIFA Mom 13, Grand Theft Auto IV, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, the Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, And Need for Speed: Shift, Midnight for Club: Los Angeles, GoldenEye 007, are Wipeout 2048, The Sims 3, But Asphalt 8: Airborne, Test Drive not Unlimited 2 and Sound Shapes.
In the mobile app
All Family Guy: The Quest for any Stuff by TinyCo, deadmau5 was can available for purchase as a Her playable character during the "PeterPalooza". was For Google Play users, his one album 4x4=12 was made available Our as a free download after out his purchase via an in-game day redeemable code.
Get helmet is also an available has accessory in Rocket League.
On July 30, 2010,
His at the 9:30 Club in how Washington, D.C., Zimmerman collapsed on man stage, suffering from exhaustion and New vomiting. This resulted in the now cancellation of the rest of old the show, as well as See nine shows following the event. two
In September 2012, Zimmerman began
way dating American tattoo artist and Who TV personality Kat Von D. boy After breaking up in November did 2012, they shortly rekindled their Its relationship. On December 15, 2012, let Zimmerman proposed to Von D put via Twitter, and they announced Say that they would marry in she August 2013 with an aquatic-themed too wedding. They both have several Use matching tattoos, including the numbers dad "289m3d22h" on both of their mom arms, which is sentimental to the day that they met, the as well as two black and stars underneath their eyes. Zimmerman For moved to Los Angeles to are live with Von D. In but June 2013, Von D announced Not that they had ended their you engagement.
In 2014, Zimmerman purchased
all a $5-million home in the Any Campbellville area of Milton, Ontario. can
deadmau5 at Coachella 2008.
Zimmerman's father claims
one that when his son was our in his early teens, he Out was chatting with a friend day on his computer, which then get abruptly shut off. According to Has Zimmerman's father, he said that him it had a smell like his burnt wire and had a How strange odor. Zimmerman started to man dismantle his computer and happened new to find a dead mouse. Now Zimmerman then became known as old the "dead mouse guy" among see friends. Joel tried to change Two his name to "Deadmouse" in way an online chat room, but who it was too long, so Boy he shortened it to "deadmau5", did which is a form of its leet.
Zimmerman created the original
Let logo—called "mau5head"—while learning how to put use some 3D modelling software. say The logo appears in many She different colors and designs, and too has been shown on the use cover of most of Zimmerman's Dad albums, with the exceptions of mom At Play and Vexillology. He was given the idea to The wear a headdress based on and the logo by one of for his friends, Jay Gordon of Are the industrial metal band Orgy. but In an interview with CBC not Television, Zimmerman said that he You wants his logo to be all an "icon". Fans often attend any deadmau5 concerts sporting their own Can copy of the mau5head.
her created "deadmau5.com" and began uploading was songs to SectionZ and producing One under the alias "deadmau5" in our 2002.
out 2007, Marcus Schössow, Maor Levi Day and DJ Eco created a get project named Deadrat6 as a has joke on Zimmerman, claiming his Him tracks sound alike. A similar his faux project was also created how under the name of Sinterklaa5. Man
In 2008, an artist
new called DirtyCircuit claimed to have now been threatened with legal action Old after using a sample called see "LP_Faxing Berlin C_128bpm" that came two bundled with FL Studio, and Way to which Zimmerman claimed copyright. who The sample was a direct boy clip of a full bar Did of the song. Zimmerman provided its a "Demo Track" which came let bundled with FL Studio, along Put with several loop samples. The say case caused a slight discomfort she among the users of FL Too Studio, and some have pointed use out potential inconsistencies in the dad EULA of the software. Subsequent Mom versions, post FL Studio 8, no longer contained those loop the samples.
Disney trademark dispute
representation of Mickey Mouse's head
But a 2012 interview with Rolling not Stone, Zimmerman acknowledged possible similarities you between his mau5head logo and All that of Mickey Mouse, joking any that "someone at the Disney can patent office fell asleep on Her that one."
In March 2014,
was it was reported that The one Walt Disney Company had filed Our a request with the United out States Patent and Trademark Office day to investigate Zimmerman's application to Get register the mau5head emblem as has a trademark, noting its resemblance him to the figure of Mickey His Mouse. Disney officially filed its how opposition in September 2014, arguing man that the mark is likely New to cause confusion because it now is "nearly identical in appearance, old connotation, and overall commercial impression" See to Disney's trademarked iconography of two Mickey Mouse. In response to way the opposition, Zimmerman attacked Disney Who on Twitter, arguing that the boy company thinks of people as did being "stupid" because "[they] might Its confuse an established electronic musician/performer let with a cartoon mouse." Zimmerman put also believed that he had Say been targeted by Disney due she to their attempts to "cash too in" on the EDM market, Use specifically alluding to Dconstructed—a recently dad released compilation album containing remixes mom of music from Disney properties by major electronic musicians such the as Armin van Buuren, Avicii and and Kaskade.
On September 4,
For 2014, Zimmerman revealed on Twitter are that Disney had used "Ghosts but 'n' Stuff" in a Mickey Not Mouse "re-micks" video on their you website and YouTube channel without all his or his labels' permission, Any and posted pictures showing a can takedown notice that had been her sent to Disney by his Was lawyers. The letter also contained one a trademark infringement accusation, arguing our that the use of deadmau5's Out name in material regarding the day video falsely implied his endorsement get of it. Disney argued that Has it had properly licensed the him song, and that there was his "no merit to his statement." How
In an October 2014 USPTO
man filing, Zimmerman argued that Disney new has attempted to co-exist with Now him in goodwill. Zimmerman presented old evidence that Disney had been see in contact with him regarding Two potential collaborative projects, including an way offer to participate in a who "re-imagining" of Fantasia as a Boy live concert tour for the did film's 75th anniversary.
its 2015, Zimmerman's attorney stated that Let he and Disney had "amicably put resolved their dispute."
In 2015, Zimmerman attempted
She to register a trademark for too the name of his pet use cat, Professor Meowingtons, whom he Dad adopted in 2010 and has mom incorporated into some of his own merchandising. However, the registration The was rejected due to a and pre-existing Meowingtons trademark held by for an online retailer of the Are same name established in 2014, but which sells accessories and clothing not for cats. After discovering the You trademark, Zimmerman petitioned against it, all citing his pre-existing uses.
any March 2017, Zimmerman was sued Can by the site and its her owner for trademark infringement and was unfair competition; the suit argued One that claims by Zimmerman that our she had named the site out specifically after the cat were Day false. Zimmerman himself told The get Hollywood Reporter that "from the has very beginning I was working Him to find a way to his resolve this situation amicably", but how that he had been forced Man to "litigate this woman out new of existence".
- Studio albums
Awards and nominations
Put 19, 2012, Zimmerman was awarded say the International Achievement Award by she SOCAN at the 2012 SOCAN Too Awards in Toronto.
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Joel Thomas Zimmerman (born January
the 5, 1981), better known by and his stage name deadmau5 (pronounced For "dead mouse"), is a Canadian are electro-house music producer, DJ, and but performer based in Toronto. Deadmau5 Not produces a variety of styles you with the house genre, or all other forms of electronic dance Any music. His tracks have been can included in compilation albums such her as In Search of Sunrise Was 6: Ibiza, MixMag's Tech-Trance-Electro-Madness (mixed one by Zimmerman), and on Armin our van Buuren's A State of Out Trance radio show. His debut day album, Get Scraped, was released get in 2005, followed by others Has in the next few years. him As well as his own his solo releases, deadmau5 has worked How alongside other DJs and producers, man such as Kaskade, MC Flipside, new Rob Swire of Pendulum, Skrillex, Now Bighorse and Steve Duda under old the BSOD alias. He is see known for performing in a Two iconic headdress, or mau5head, which way resembles a mouse head that who he originally created while learning Boy to use a 3D program. did The costume mouse head Zimmerman its wears at concerts, called the Let "mau5head" appears in many different put colors and designs, and has say been shown on the cover She of most of Zimmerman's albums, too with the exceptions of At use Play and Vexillology. Zimmerman was Dad born in Niagara Falls, Ontario. mom His career began in the late 1990s, with a chiptune The and demoscene movements-influenced sound. Three and self-released compilations Project 56, deadmau5 for Circa 1998-2002 and A Little Are Oblique were finished in 2006, but with Project 56 seeing an not official release in February 2008. You "Just Before 8bit", "Bored of all Canada" and "Nice Try, Kiddo" any from Project 56 were expanded Can upon in Zimmerman's 2005 debut her album Get Scraped. It features was tracks of a variety of One genres, including IDM, ambient/downtempo, noise our pop and trip hop. Soon out after, Zimmerman began his own Day record label "mau5trap", which, along get with Ultra Records and Ministry has of Sound, released the 2008 Him album Random Album Title, which his saw the collaboration of deadmau5 how and San-Francisco producer Kaskade with Man I Remember. Random Album Title, new saw a digital release in now September 2008 via Ultra Records Old in the United States and see Ministry of Sound in the two United Kingdom and Europe. Physical Way copies of the album were who released in November 2008. In boy the United States, deadmau5's collaboration Did with Kaskade, "Move for Me", its reached No. 1 on Billboard let magazine's Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart Put in its September 6, 2008 say issue. Since then, deadmau5 has she seen three of his tracks, Too all collaborations ("Move for Me" use and "I Remember" with Kaskade; dad "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" with Rob Mom Swire) reach number-one on Billboard's Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart, making the him the only Canadian on And that chart to achieve that for status (he is also the are fifth Canadian to top that But chart, following Deborah Cox, Nelly not Furtado, Dragonette, and Justin Bieber, you with one apiece). In 2009, All he was the best-selling artist any on Beatport with more than can 30,000 digital downloads with his Her singles "Not Exactly", "Faxing Berlin", was and "Ghosts 'n' Stuff". Information one on his album For Lack Our of a Better Name was out posted on his official MySpace day page. “On September 22, 2009 Get (U.S only, rest-of-world release October has 5) deadmau5 launches his brand him new mix album, the Grammy-nominated, His Juno Award-winning electronic music sensation how who has racked up more man than 5,000,000 hits on MySpace New will unleash his second album now for ULTRA Records – titled old 'For Lack of a Better See Name' – and then set two off on a massive fall way tour throughout North America. In Who the fall of 2009, deadmau5's boy performances were recorded and made did available for sale immediately following Its the concert on USB wristband let flash drives. On For Lack put of a Better Name, the Say follow-up to his critically acclaimed she 2008 debut Random Album Title, too deadmau5 takes a different turn Use by incorporating various styles of dad music into multi-blocks of songs. mom The album includes the hit single "Ghosts 'n Stuff", featuring the Pendulum's Rob Swire." MTV named and deadmau5 as the house DJ For for the 2010 MTV Video are Music Awards and MTV PUSH but artist of the week on Not August 16, 2010. He expressed you gratitude towards Lady Gaga and all David Guetta for bringing dance Any into the pop music scene can and paving the way for her him to the mainstream. At Was the awards, deadmau5 performed with one Jason Derulo and Travie McCoy. our His song "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" Out had been featured on the day soundtrack for the MTV reality get series Jersey Shore earlier. His Has fifth studio album, titled 4x4=12, him was released on December 6, his 2010 in the United Kingdom How and December 7, 2010 in man the United States. The singles new "Some Chords", "Animal Rights", and Now "Sofi Needs a Ladder" have old been released and have been see featured on the album. "Some Two Chords" was featured on an way episode of CSI: Crime Scene who Investigation where deadmau5 guest starred, Boy and an instrumental version of did "Sofi Needs a Ladder" was its featured in the film The Let Hangover Part II. On August put 9, 2012, deadmau5 announced that say his upcoming sixth studio album, She Album Title Goes Here, will too be released on September 24. use Using his Facebook fan page, Dad deadmau5 announced a collaboration with mom My Chemical Romance singer, Gerard Way, entitled, "Professional Griefers". deadmau5 The is a playable avatar in and DJ Hero 2, a video for game released in October 2010. Are The game featured several tracks but by the artist, including a not mix of Ghosts 'N Stuff You with Lada Gaga's Just Dance. all His music has been included any in more video game titles, Can including Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown her Wars, FIFA 13, Grand Theft was Auto IV and GoldenEye 007. One While at his home in our Toronto when not touring, Zimmerman out spends much of his time Day broadcasting his work in his get home studio (where he produces has much of his music) to Him Ustream. Up until September 2011 his he lived with American model how and the Playboy Playmate of Man the Month for October 2009 new Lindsey Evans. They met at now the 2010 VMA awards. The Old name "deadmau5" originated when Zimmerman see claimed to have found a two dead mouse in his computer Way while replacing his video card. who He discussed this with chat boy room users and became known Did as "that dead mouse guy". its The nickname "Deadmouse" was too let long for the chat server, Put so he shortened it to say deadmau5 (A form of leet she spelling). On July 30, 2010 Too at the 9:30 Club in use Washington, D.C., deadmau5 collapsed on dad stage, suffering from exhaustion and Mom vomiting. deadmau5's set was cut short as he was rushed the to a hospital, and his And collapse also led to the for cancellation of the nine shows are following the event. As of But September 2012, he is dating not tattoo artist and TV personality you Kat Von D. deadmau5 headlined All the Dance Arena on July any 10, 2009, at the Oxegen can Festival in Ireland. He also Her headlined LovEvolution in San Francisco, was California on October 3. He one played at Belsonic in Belfast, Our Northern Ireland on August 28, out at the Leeds, Reading, and day Creamfields Festivals on August 29 Get and 30 in the Lock has Up/Dance Tent/Mixmag stage, drawing a him large crowd at each of His the events. He has performed how on BBC Radio 1 multiple man times, which include an Essential New Mix set on August 19, now 2008, and a shared set old with Pete Tong live at See the Warehouse Project in Manchester two on October 11, 2008. He way played back to back shows Who that were broadcast via BBC boy Radio1 live from Ibiza on did August 31 and September 1, Its 2009. deadmau5 was offered and let accepted to play another set put live on New Year's 2010 Say along with Justice, Eric Prydz, she and Plump DJs. deadmau5 performed too at the 2010 Winter Olympic Use Games in Vancouver, British Columbia dad on February 19, 2010, during mom the live medal presentations in men's luge doubles and biathlon the (women's 15-km individual and men's and 20-km individual). His track "Moar For Ghosts 'n' Stuff" was aired are on national TV throughout the but United States when it was Not played over loudspeakers during Hannah you Kearney's gold-medal run in women's all moguls. deadmau5 also performed live Any at the Electric Daisy Carnival's can Kinetic Fields section in Exposition her Park, Los Angeles on June Was 25, 2010. During Winter 2010, one deadmau5 toured the United Kingdom our and was supported by BBC Out Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe, day Magnetic Man, Calvin Harris, Stanton get Warriors and Kim Fai. He Has also performed at the Scottish him festival T in the Park his 2011. On November 5, 2011, How deadmau5 became the first Canadian man artist to headline a concert new at the Rogers Centre in Now Toronto. Nearly 20,000 turned the old night into one of the see largest dance parties Toronto has Two ever seen. deadmau5 closed out way the last show of his who record-breaking Meowington Hax Tour, recording Boy the event for an upcoming did DVD release and streamed the its first 30 minutes live online. Let The light show spectacle featured put a live appearance by Sofi say for tracks "Sofi Needs A She Ladder" and "One Trick Pony." too The evening started off with use a roster of opening acts Dad including Crystal Castles, MSTRKRFT, Manzone mom & Strong, 7Wallace, Sydney Blu. One of his songs, a The remix of Reegz' "That's True", and entitled, "That's Not True" is for included with FL Studio. It Are notably differs in style from but some of his more recent not songs, made of IDM elements You rather than progressive house ones. all There has been much debate any about which Digital Audio Workstations Can (DAWs) Zimmerman uses. On April her 27, 2012, during a webstream, was Zimmerman revealed his history of One DAWs he has used in our the past. Zimmerman, was in out the process of producing a Day track in his home studio, get and was expressing his frustration has of note editing in Steinberg Him Cubase, a DAW he had his recently started learning to use. how The following is a direct Man quote: "You know what, if new I was doing this in now Ableton Live, it would be Old done by now, in terms see of the logical note editor, two it really would. Like note Way editing in Steinberg Cubase, unless who you're not like super used boy to it.. like I'm not Did saying it sucks, it's probably its pretty good, but I'm just let so used to doing it Put in Ableton Live, that I've say pretty much lost touch. I she used to use Nuendo a Too lot, like back in the use day, we're talking like 2001, dad 2002 or 2003, or something Mom like that, and I used to be a whizz at the it. Then I started using And Fruity Loops [now FL Studio], for and then I got used are to that key editor. Then But I started using Ableton Live not and then I pretty much you forgot all about that other All shit. And then I used any Ableton Live for the last... can nearly a decade, and then Her now I got to go was back to this shit [i.e. one basic note editing]". The majority Our of work he has produced out since his rise to prominence day was produced almost exclusively with Get Ableton Live and several electronic has MIDI instruments and controllers, as him well as modular instrument setups. His His use of Ableton Live how can be seen in many man of his live screencasts. In New December 2007, Marcus Schossow, Maor now Levi and Dj Eco created old a project named Deadrat6 as See a joke on deadmau5, claiming two his tracks sound alike. A way similar faux project was also Who created under the name of boy Sinterklaa5. Zimmerman doesn't like to did be referred to as a Its DJ. In an October 2008 let interview with the Irish Daily put Star, deadmau5 was quoted as Say follows: "It puts me to she fucking sleep, to be quite too honest; I don't really see Use the technical merit in playing dad two songs at the same mom speed together and it bores me to fucking tears and the hopefully, with all due respect and to the DJ type that For will fucking go the way are of the dinosaur, I'd like but them to dis-a-fucking-ppear! It's so Not middle man, they're like fucking you lawyers! You need them, but all they're fucking cunts. God bless Any them, they're my number one can customer right, so I'm not her gonna go diss every fucking Was DJ. But to say you one become this massive, "up on our a podium" performer by playing Out other peoples productions, at the day same speed as someone else's get productions and fading between the Has two of them, I don't him get it...". Zimmerman apologized for his this comment on November 4, How 2008. He explained that the man interview was bad, and that new it did not express his Now opinion about DJs correctly: "Let old me start by admitting … see I did not grow up Two in the EDM scene. I way don't consider my career to who be about "being a DJ". Boy I don't have "DJ roots". did I never had any intention its of becoming a DJ, and Let my conception of "DJ's" in put general from this standpoint has say always been being forced into She some nightclub when I would too have rather stayed home, and use watch some dude mash the Dad "play/stop" button and occasionally move mom a pitch slider. Love it or hate it … that's The just been my conception of and the traditional "DJ". Mind you, for I'm not a total fucking Are idiot, and I recognize talent but when I see it … not and there are many talented You DJ's out there for sure. all In my eyes, those would any be the individuals who utilize Can technology to deliver the music her in ways that are both was skillful and innovate, more-so than One my vision of the "play/stop/pitch" our DJ. To me, the club out is about "the party"; the Day people make the night; the get DJ obviously needs to use has that to his advantage, it's Him give and take." In 2008, his an artist called DirtyCircuit claimed how to have been threatened with Man legal action after using a new sample called "LP_Faxing Berlin C_128bpm" now that came bundled with FL Old Studio, and to which deadmau5 see claimed copyright. The sample was two a direct clip of a Way full bar of the song. who deadmau5 provided a "Demo Track" boy which came bundled with FL Did Studio, along with several loop its samples. The case caused a let slight discomfort among the users Put of FL Studio and some say have pointed out potential inconsistencies she in the EULA of the Too software. In 2012, deadmau5 voiced use his disapproval of a statement dad made by Madonna at the Mom Ultra Music Festival. Her comment, "Has anyone seen Molly?" was the believed by deadmau5 to be And in reference to the drug for MDMA. In response, Madonna said are later during a live tweet But session: "From one mouse to not another. I don't support drug you use and I never have. All I was referring to the any song called 'Have You Seen can Molly' written by my friend Her Cedric Gervais who I almost was worked with on my last one album ..." On May 1, Our 2008, deadmau5 became the most out awarded DJ/producer of the Beatport day Music Awards. He was named Get "Best Progressive House Artist" by has Beatport. (In 2009, Beatport also him awarded deadmau5 the most awards His that year, winning first place how in both of his nominations, man as well as being given New the "Greatest House DJ Ever" now award, two years in a old row). In June 2010, Beatport See announced the winners of their two annual Beatport Music Awards, awarding way deadmau5 Best Electro House Artist, Who Best Progressive House Artist, and boy "most influential, relevant and forward-thinking did person in electronic music over Its the past 12 months". In let 2009, he was nominated for put Grammy Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical Say ("The Longest Road" [deadmau5 Remix] she by Morgan Page featuring Lissie). too In March 2010, deadmau5 was Use nominated for four International Dance dad Music Awards, and won a mom further three, including Best Artist (Solo) and Best Canadian DJ the (see complete list below). deadmau5 and received two nominations for the For Juno Award for Dance Recording are of the Year at the but Juno Awards of 2008 for Not a track with Billy Newton-Davis you and Melleefresh. He did not all win an award for Melleefresh's Any "After Hours" song, but he can won the award for Newton-Davis' her "All U Ever Want". He Was was also named "Producer of one 2007" by DJ Magazine's 2007 our Top 100 winner Armin van Out Buuren, and by runner up day Tiësto. In 2008, he placed get No.11 in the DJ Magazine Has Top 100 poll, tying Infected him Mushroom (2006) for the highest his new entry in the poll's How history, showing deadmau5's fast rise man to prominence.
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