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If you perform with a giant light-up mouse helmet on your head, chances are you understand how to grab people’s attention. Whether Twitter-feuding with Arcade Fire, describing a rival DJ/producer as “McDonald’s,” or admitting that entertainers like himself mostly just press play on stage, Joel Thomas Zimmerman has repeatedly proven to be a natural born… More »

Barely 24 hours before this year’s Grammy Awards ceremony began, Whitney Houston, a woman who’d once seemed like a cyborg engineered to win as many Grammys as possible, was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel room. Houston was exactly the sort of artist who the Grammys are built to honor — enormously talented, ridiculously… More »

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Skrillex, Deadmau5 Revive Sad Twitter Beef

Deadmau5 has no qualms about speaking his mind, which is the kind of thing that has gotten him into beefs with all sorts of people,…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 7:09 pm

Deadmau5 Sues Former Manager Over New Remixes

Deadmau5 has filed a lawsuit against his former management company, Play Records, claiming tens of millions of dollars in damages over unauthorized remixes and mashups,…
Peter Helman | October 26, 2015 - 10:06 pm

Now Deadmau5 & Jack Ü Are Fighting Over NY Times’ “Where Are Ü Now” Explainer

Jack Ü, the duo of Diplo and Skrillex, just scored a massive hit with the uncanny, lovely Justin Bieber collaboration "Where Are Ü Now," possibly…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 9:34 am

No Surprises Among Forbes’ Highest Paid DJs 2015

Forbes released its list of the world's highest-paid DJs this morning, and it looks mightily similar to the ones from the last two years. As…
James Rettig | August 24, 2015 - 4:27 pm

Skrillex Says Deadmau5 Is An Asshole, Deadmau5 Responds With Twitter Rant

EDM beef! You have to love the EDM world, where nobody will make fun of you for wearing a lit-up mouse mask for years on…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2015 - 12:31 pm

Avicii, Deadmau5 Respond To Noel Gallagher’s EDM Insults

Noel Gallagher has never been one to take the tactful approach, and this weekend at Scotland's T In The Park festival, he had some choice…
Caitlin White | July 29, 2015 - 3:34 pm

Deadmau5 Slams David Guetta For Using Live Horses In Ibiza Club Show

EDM beef! Deadmau5 has been critical of the big-time dance music world in the past, despite being very much a part of that world. And…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2015 - 1:31 pm

Deadmau5 Settles With Disney

For a minute there, it looked like an average guy couldn’t just slap on a giant LED-lit mouse mask and play EDM beats at festivals…
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2015 - 2:23 pm

Deadmau5 Issues Cease And Desist To Deadmouse: The Musical

Deadmau5 has issued a cease and desist warning to theatrical production Deadmouse: The Musical, a "comedy about a mouse who aspires to be a house…
James Rettig | June 17, 2015 - 5:24 pm

Ryan Adams Dissed Deadmau5 At Gov Ball So Don’t Hold Your Breath For Their Unreleased Collaboration

Ryan Adams doesn't appreciate interruptions, be they Bryan Adams-obsessed hecklers or flash-happy amateur photographers. And crowded music festivals can be stressful places for everyone --…
Peter Helman | June 7, 2015 - 12:32 pm

Tidal Owners Including Jay Z, Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Jack White, & Madonna Share The Stage At Launch Event

Jay Z bought the Swedish company Aspiro's streaming music service Tidal less than a month ago, but that didn't stop him from rolling out his…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2015 - 5:27 pm

Jim-E Stack – “Move For Me (Edit)”

Brooklyn-based Jim-E Stack released his debut full length Tell Me I Belong earlier this year, which found the musician borrowing equally from his sample-heavy, housey…
Ethan Jacobs | December 11, 2014 - 4:18 pm

2015 Grammy Nominees Announced

UPDATE: Read our breakdown of the nominations here. // The Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences has been announcing Grammy nominations…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2014 - 9:02 am

Deadmau5 Moonlights As Uber Driver

When not feuding with Arcade Fire and Disney, Deadmau5 also has a passion for giving people rides. He gave one to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford…
Miles Bowe | September 11, 2014 - 5:13 pm

Disney Is Not Afraid Of Deadmau5

So much for pwning. First Disney moved to block Deadmau5 from trademarking his mouse head logo, which bears a certain resemblance to Mickey. Then the…
Chris DeVille | September 8, 2014 - 2:01 pm

Deadmau5 Pwns Disney Lawyers With His Own Claim Of Copyright Infringement

On Tuesday, news broke that Disney filed a claim against Deadmau5 to stop him from receiving a trademark in the United States for his signature…
James Rettig | September 4, 2014 - 11:05 pm

Disney Says Deadmau5’s Logo Is Too Similar To Theirs

TMZ reports that Disney has filed a claim to stop Deadmau5 from receiving a trademark in the United States for his signature mouse ears, saying…
James Rettig | September 2, 2014 - 9:37 pm

Forbes’ Highest Paid DJs 2014 Is Pretty Similar To 2013

Last summer Forbes released a list of the world's highest-paid DJs topped off by Calvin Harris, Tiesto, and David Guetta. This year's list is out,…
Chris DeVille | August 19, 2014 - 4:38 pm

Canadians In Cars Getting Coffee: Watch Deadmau5 Take Rob Ford Out For A Quintuple Espresso

Last month, Rob Ford made his return to office as the mayor of Toronto after a stint in rehab and after losing many of his…
Miles Bowe | July 31, 2014 - 1:57 pm