Born (January 5, 1981) and raised in Niagara Falls, Canada, Joel Zimmerman (aka “deadmau5”) has become one of the most sought-after artists on the electronic music scene in recent times. He is known for his highly entertaining live gigs, often performing wearing a large cartoon mouse head. He first started his career as co-producer of the Niagara Falls radio show “The pooooop to collaborate with many other artists and record labels around the world.
In 2005, deadmau5 released his first album, “Get Scraped, which had many genres and was very different from his new sound.” After that, he released Vexillology, in 2006. His first mainstream album, and his third album, was Random Album Title in 2008, which went towards a progressive house sound and featured many hit songs like Arguru, Not Exactly and I Remember, with Kaskade. His next album was For Lack of a Better Name, which had more of a tech house style. After that was 4x4=12, which contains his two released dubstep songs. His latest album is > album title goes here <, which shows a few similarities to Get Scraped. His latest album is “At Play in the USA, Volume 1,” released in 2013. He has worked with a number of artists both underground and mainstream - including Melleny Melody, Orgy, Kaskade, MC Flipside, Rob Swire of Pendulum, Skrillex, Tiësto and Steve Duda.