There's no doubt that Deadmau5 is somewhat of a controversial figure in dance music – you either love him or hate him – but make no mistake, the Canadian producer is one of the most forwarding-thinking and dedicated producers on the circuit, willing to spend insane amounts of money to further his creative vision either in the studio or on stage.
Ultra Music Festival’s longstanding relationship with the city’s iconic Bayfront Park is severely under threat following a new proposal by Miami’s city commissioner. For almost half of its existence, the festival has called the park home, with its majestic views and stunning waterside location considered one of the best in the EDM world.
Deadmau5 recently revealed an orchestral mix of ’Strobe’ during a recent stream on Twitch.
Arguably the 'Mau5’s most iconic track, ‘Strobe’ has been chopped up, remixed and covered endless times - but nothing in a manner that compares to his own orchestral rendition.
Having been asked if he’d ever considered scoring a movie, the mau5 replied that he had indeed, before introducing streamers to an orchestral version of the famous track.
1. ‘Spirit of Adventure’
After initially dabbling in gabber with friends as a teen, ‘Spirit of Adventure’ is the debut Ferry Corsten track where fans can first start to hear his signature sound take shape. Produced in 1991 by an 18-year-old Corsten, it's still one of Ferry's earliest and most-defining records.
EDM DJ Diplo shared his best Kanye West story recently during a TBS Storyville special. The hilarious clip provides some fascinating insight into West’s ‘Watch The Throne’ sessions and West and fellow rap superstar Jay-Z reportedly rented out the Mercer Hotel in New York.
Music production can be a difficult and complex task at the best of times, and even those at the top of the tree get frustrated sometimes. Deadmau5 is one such individual.
The EDM superstar is renowned for being one of his genre’s most technically accomplished producers, so it’s particularly refreshing to hear the Mau5trap owner admit that he, much like the rest of us, is often bogged down with frustrations when he’s trying to be at his most creative.
Yes, you read that right. U.S. DJ Steve Aoki is considering giving up the cakes.
"I still can’t help but ask myself… should i stop caking people?”, Aoki told Celebretainment recently. “Will that stop the haters from hating? Stop giving the trolls more content to target me with? I even ask myself, are the cakes and the rafts taking away from the art of my culture, DJing? I’m sure people feel that I am because things I do are not part of the norm.”
KSHMR has long been renowned as one of EDM’s best and most technical producers, so it’s no surprise that he’s helping the next generation by passing down his expertise.
The Lessons of KSHMR is a free music production series that fans of the producer are sure to absolutely love. Touching on everything from music theory to minor scales to an understanding of chords, the tutorials are especially brilliant for emerging producers.
Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list is an annual list that pays homage to the foremost individuals in music, sport and business who are yet to reach their 30th birthday. While it's typically dominated by sports stars a la Conor McGregor, this year’s list includes an individual we’re far more familiar with: EDM superstar, Zedd.