|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
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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". The new tour spanned for two months, now concluding on May 5, 2017. Old
Video game appearances
see a playable avatar in DJ two Hero 2, a video game Way released in October 2010. The who game featured several tracks by boy the artist, including a mix Did of "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" with its Lady Gaga's "Just Dance". He let is also featured as a Put secret unlockable character in the say 2014 video game Goat Simulator. she under the name DeadGoa7
Too music has been included in use other video game titles, including dad a custom soundtrack for Dota Mom 2, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, Saints Row: The Third, the FIFA 13, Grand Theft Auto And IV, Need for Speed: Most for Wanted, Need for Speed: Hot are Pursuit, Need for Speed: Shift, But Midnight Club: Los Angeles, GoldenEye not 007, Wipeout 2048, The Sims you 3, Asphalt 8: Airborne, Test All Drive Unlimited 2 and Sound any Shapes.
In the mobile
can app Family Guy: The Quest Her for Stuff by TinyCo, deadmau5 was was available for purchase as one a playable character during the Our "PeterPalooza". For Google Play users, out his album 4x4=12 was made day available as a free download Get after his purchase via an has in-game redeemable code.
him deadmau5 helmet is also an His available accessory in Rocket League. how
On July 30,
man 2010, at the 9:30 Club New in Washington, D.C., Zimmerman collapsed now on stage, suffering from exhaustion old and vomiting. This resulted in See the cancellation of the rest two of the show, as well way as nine shows following the Who event.
In September 2012, Zimmerman
boy began dating American tattoo artist did and TV personality Kat Von Its D. After breaking up in let November 2012, they shortly rekindled put their relationship. On December 15, Say 2012, Zimmerman proposed to Von she D via Twitter, and they too announced that they would marry Use in August 2013 with an dad aquatic-themed wedding. They both have mom several matching tattoos, including the numbers "289m3d22h" on both of the their arms, which is sentimental and to the day that they For met, as well as two are black stars underneath their eyes. but Zimmerman moved to Los Angeles Not to live with Von D. you In June 2013, Von D all announced that they had ended Any their engagement.
In 2014, Zimmerman
can purchased a $5-million home in her the Campbellville area of Milton, Was Ontario.
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Out claims that when his son day was in his early teens, get he was chatting with a Has friend on his computer, which him then abruptly shut off. According his to Zimmerman's father, he said How that it had a smell man like burnt wire and had new a strange odor. Zimmerman started Now to dismantle his computer and old happened to find a dead see mouse. Zimmerman then became known Two as the "dead mouse guy" way among friends. Joel tried to who change his name to "Deadmouse" Boy in an online chat room, did but it was too long, its so he shortened it to Let "deadmau5", which is a form put of leet.
Zimmerman created the
say original logo—called "mau5head"—while learning how She to use some 3D modelling too software. The logo appears in use many different colors and designs, Dad and has been shown on mom the cover of most of Zimmerman's albums, with the exceptions The of At Play and Vexillology. and He was given the idea for to wear a headdress based Are on the logo by one but of his friends, Jay Gordon not of the industrial metal band You Orgy. In an interview with all CBC Television, Zimmerman said that any he wants his logo to Can be an "icon". Fans often her attend deadmau5 concerts sporting their was own copy of the mau5head. One
He created "deadmau5.com" and began
our uploading songs to SectionZ and out producing under the alias "deadmau5" Day in 2002.
get December 2007, Marcus Schössow, Maor has Levi and DJ Eco created Him a project named Deadrat6 as his a joke on Zimmerman, claiming how his tracks sound alike. A Man similar faux project was also new created under the name of now Sinterklaa5.
In 2008, an
Old artist called DirtyCircuit claimed to see have been threatened with legal two action after using a sample Way called "LP_Faxing Berlin C_128bpm" that who came bundled with FL Studio, boy and to which Zimmerman claimed Did copyright. The sample was a its direct clip of a full let bar of the song. Zimmerman Put provided a "Demo Track" which say came bundled with FL Studio, she along with several loop samples. Too The case caused a slight use discomfort among the users of dad FL Studio, and some have Mom pointed out potential inconsistencies in the EULA of the software. the Subsequent versions, post FL Studio And 8, no longer contained those for loop samples.
Disney trademark dispute
geometrical representation of Mickey Mouse's
head and ears
In a 2012 interview with
All Rolling Stone, Zimmerman acknowledged possible any similarities between his mau5head logo can and that of Mickey Mouse, Her joking that "someone at the was Disney patent office fell asleep one on that one."
Our 2014, it was reported that out The Walt Disney Company had day filed a request with the Get United States Patent and Trademark has Office to investigate Zimmerman's application him to register the mau5head emblem His as a trademark, noting its how resemblance to the figure of man Mickey Mouse. Disney officially filed New its opposition in September 2014, now arguing that the mark is old likely to cause confusion because See it is "nearly identical in two appearance, connotation, and overall commercial way impression" to Disney's trademarked iconography Who of Mickey Mouse. In response boy to the opposition, Zimmerman attacked did Disney on Twitter, arguing that Its the company thinks of people let as being "stupid" because "[they] put might confuse an established electronic Say musician/performer with a cartoon mouse." she Zimmerman also believed that he too had been targeted by Disney Use due to their attempts to dad "cash in" on the EDM mom market, specifically alluding to Dconstructed—a recently released compilation album containing the remixes of music from Disney and properties by major electronic musicians For such as Armin van Buuren, are Avicii and Kaskade.
but 4, 2014, Zimmerman revealed on Not Twitter that Disney had used you "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" in a all Mickey Mouse "re-micks" video on Any their website and YouTube channel can without his or his labels' her permission, and posted pictures showing Was a takedown notice that had one been sent to Disney by our his lawyers. The letter also Out contained a trademark infringement accusation, day arguing that the use of get deadmau5's name in material regarding Has the video falsely implied his him endorsement of it. Disney argued his that it had properly licensed How the song, and that there man was "no merit to his new statement."
In an October 2014
Now USPTO filing, Zimmerman argued that old Disney has attempted to co-exist see with him in goodwill. Zimmerman Two presented evidence that Disney had way been in contact with him who regarding potential collaborative projects, including Boy an offer to participate in did a "re-imagining" of Fantasia as its a live concert tour for Let the film's 75th anniversary.
put June 2015, Zimmerman's attorney stated say that he and Disney had She "amicably resolved their dispute."
too trademark dispute
In 2015, Zimmerman
use attempted to register a trademark Dad for the name of his mom pet cat, Professor Meowingtons, whom he adopted in 2010 and The has incorporated into some of and his own merchandising. However, the for registration was rejected due to Are a pre-existing Meowingtons trademark held but by an online retailer of not the same name established in You 2014, which sells accessories and all clothing for cats. After discovering any the trademark, Zimmerman petitioned against Can it, citing his pre-existing uses. her
In March 2017, Zimmerman was
was sued by the site and One its owner for trademark infringement our and unfair competition; the suit out argued that claims by Zimmerman Day that she had named the get site specifically after the cat has were false. Zimmerman himself told Him The Hollywood Reporter that "from his the very beginning I was how working to find a way Man to resolve this situation amicably", new but that he had been now forced to "litigate this woman Old out of existence".
Awards and nominations
she June 19, 2012, Zimmerman was Too awarded the International Achievement Award use by SOCAN at the 2012 dad SOCAN 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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