Joel Thomas Zimmerman (born January 5, 1981), better known by his stage name deadmau5 (pronounced "dead mouse"), is a Canadian record producer and DJ from Toronto, Ontario. Zimmerman produces a variety of styles within the progressive house genre and sometimes other forms of electronic music. His tracks have been included in numerous compilation albums, such as the 2007 In Search of Sunrise 6: Ibiza CD. The February 2008 issue of Mixmag's music magazine included a free CD which was titled MixMag Presents: The Hottest New Name In Dance! DEADMAU5 Tech-Trance-Electro-Madness, mixed by Zimmerman. Tracks have also been included and presented on Armin van Buuren's A State of Trance radio show. His debut album, Get Scraped, was released in 2005, followed by others in the next few years.

Zimmerman has received six Grammy Award nominations for his work. He has worked with other DJs and producers, such as Kaskade, MC Flipside, Rob Swire and Wolfgang Gartner. On a number of releases, he has partnered with Melleefresh. An early 12" single produced on vinyl titled "I Don't Want No Other" was released by Joel Zimmerman and Derek Caesar[2] under the group name "Dred and Karma".[3] A 2006 album titled deadmau5 Circa 1998-2002 was released using the alias "Halcyon441". He has also collaborated with Steve Duda under the alias, "BSOD", as well as "WTF?" including Duda, Tommy Lee, and DJ Aero.[4][5] deadmau5 is currently one of the highest paid electronic music producers in the world,[6] and is a masked music artist similar to Marshmello and Daft Punk.



Legendary is a song by musical artist deadmau5, released on August 25, 2017.
Stuff i used to do
Stuff i used to do (stylised as stuff i used to do.) is a retrospective compilation album by Canadian progressive house producer deadmau5.
W:/2016ALBUM/ is the eighth studio album by Canadian record producer deadmau5, released on 2 December 2016 digitally by his vanity record label mau5trap Recordings, and on Vinyl and CD on February 17 and March 17 respectively.
Let Go
"Let Go" is a progressive house song written and produced by Canadian producer deadmau5, with vocals performed by American producer Grabbitz.

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deadmau5 at Red Rocks
  –  October 31, 2017
Last Thursday’s show at Red Rocks, proved to be another great example. A wide variety of people packed the amphitheater to dance to deadmau5’s variety of progressive house hits in a show that could have rocked the red off the rocks. Most attendees wore ...
deadmau5 - "Faxing Berlin"
  –  October 22, 2017
deadmau5 ... track's like "Faxing Berlin." A tune that builds slowly in anticipation, "Faxing Berlin" oozes a certain tempered anxiousness and readiness that belies the track's final endpoint of a matured yet driving emotive progressive house tune.
deadmau5 teases new track “Seed” in Red Rock aftermovie
  –  November 10, 2017
It was no different when dance music icon Deadmau5 took to the stage at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado last month as he spun an encapsulating two-hour set for the thousands in attendance. As part of his ‘lots of shows in a row pt 2‘ tour ...
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  –  November 9, 2017
I see why astronauts/space are related to electronic music in some way because producers are always discovering new frontiers in the space between our headphones, and that excites me! What have you learned from deadmau5’s MasterClass? This class has ...
Column: Marshmello rising to deadmau5 level in electronic scene
  –  November 3, 2017
Move over, deadmau5. There's a new masked electronic music superstar in town. Of course, for those who regularly follow electronic music, Marshmello isn't exactly new. But those who stick to mainstream radio or listen to other music may have never heard of ...


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