The Canadian progressive house DJ known mainly for performing his sets with a
giant mouse mask on comes to Shanghai to perform at MYST. Joel Thomas
Zimmerman (born January 5, 1981), better known by his stage name
deadmau5 (pronounced "dead mouse"), is a Canadian progressive-house
music producer and performer from Toronto, Ontario.
produces a variety of styles within the house genre and sometimes other
forms of electronic music. His tracks have been included in numerous
compilation albums such as the 2007 In Search of Sunrise 6: Ibiza CD.
The February 2008 issue of Mixmag 's music magazine included a free CD
which was titled MixMag Presents: The Hottest New Name In Dance!
DEADMAU5 Tech-Trance-Electro-Madness, mixed by Zimmerman. Tracks have
also been included and presented on Armin van Buuren's A State of Trance
radio show. His debut album, Get Scraped, was released in 2005,
followed by others in the next few years. Today, deadmau5 is one of the
highest paid electronic artists in the world. He has received six Grammy
nominations for his work.
Joel Thomas Zimmerman
has been releasing albums as Deadmau5 since the mid 2000s, and is most known for
the 2008 track "Ghosts n Stuff" and 2010's "Raise Your Weapon." See the man
behind the mouse for RMB480, tickets available on