September 25, 2012
Ok… So I am having a hard time here. The new Deadmau5 record came out today. It bears the name “>album title goes here<”, and right down to the lower case letters, there is precious little surprise with this name. Honestly, I feel like there is precious little surprise to anything about it… or, I felt that way til I got towards the end… but we’ll get there.
The truth is, Joel Zimmerman has reached a point where he could be forgiven if he came out in the press and said “I piss excellence.” Not because he is infallible, but because the love of his music, whether assisted by a freakishly wise participation in all things internetz, or a crazy light show assisted cartoonish mouse mask, remains impressive in its reach. He’s done a pretty good job of building his name and communicating with his fan base; which includes methods …
July 31, 2012
It definitely seems like Deadmau5 (a.k.a. Joel Zimmerman) has officially gotten over dubstep. After his recent collaboration “The Veldt,” I am sure I wasn’t the only one wondering if this was a sign that the Toronto based producer was pushing away from the sound of the day. I have a great love for “Random Album Title” and have always kind of hoped he would get back to something more epic than nasty, just because “Brazil” and “I Remember” oozed epic beauty. Then he released “Professional Griefers” with My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way and things were a bit more “Sofi meet Ghosts n Stuff” so I was less sure.
there might be coffee by fuckmylife
However, with “There Might Be Coffee” I am starting to think that hunch is on the money. The track seems somewhat unfinished and is almost reminiscent of something …