Deadmau5 has launched a partnership with EMI’s Astralwerks. Under the deal the new label Mau5trap has been created and the Deadmau5 catalogue will now go through Astralwerks.
Deadmau5 (aka Joel Zimmerman) is best known for his singles Professional Griefers,” “Sofi Needs A Ladder,” “Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff” and “I Remember,”
He has also released four critically acclaimed albums. His most recent album ‘> album title goes here <’ reached #1 on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Chart, #2 on the Billboard Independent Album Chart and #5 on the Billboard Digital Album Chart), 4×4=12, For Lack Of A Better Name and Random Album Title.The first project for Mau5trap will be the Deadmau5 compilation ‘We Are Friends’ Vol 2.“So, it's now official... Yep, we've teamed up with our friends at Astralwerks! It's done, and this shit is happening! Big plans are in motion people. BIG,” says deadmau5.“We are thrilled to be working with deadmau5 both as an artist and as an A&R partner for his mau5trap label,” adds Astralwerks General Manager Glenn Mendlinger. “Joel is an absolute trail blazer, pushing the boundaries of electronic music, production, and the live experience to places unimaginable without his vision and contribution. This is an exciting moment, but it’s only the beginning. Watch this space…”“We Are Friends” Vol. 2 Tracklist 1. deadmau5 - Your Ad Here 2. deadmau5 - Suckfest9001 3. BSOD - Super Breakfast 4. Aron H - Entrance 5. Eekkoo - Lekture 6. Heat Maxwell - FreakShow 7. James Njie - In Transit 8. James Njie - The Right Time 9. Kairo Kingdom - 3030 10. Kairo Kingdom - Machine Empire 11. Al Bizarre – Crime