deadmau5 Announces New Album while(1<2) Set For Release June 17 (@deadmau5)

whiledeadmau5Globally acclaimed electronic music producer and musiciandeadmau5for some time has been openly discussing that his next major release–the one he feels to truly be his first proper body of work–is completed. Today [May 12], his fans everywhere can rejoice as the release date forthe new deadmau5 albumhas been set forJune 17 (digitally)andJune 24 (physically and streaming) on mau5trap/Astralwerks Records.Titledwhile(1<2),it will consist of25 tracksto be issued ashis first ever double-disc set.

Forwhile(1<2), the studio maverick burrowed in his Toronto-based operations and meticulously reedited, polished and pieced all the music together for the largest album hes ever done.deadmau5loyalists will be familiar with some the music as selection of it had been featured over the last three yearson his Soundcloud page in one unedited/work in progress form or another.

Along with release date details,deadmau5has made available a clip of the albums opening numberAvaritia. Listen to it now here:live.deadmau5.com. The instrumental track will make itsfull radio play on Pete Tongs UK BBC Radio 1 this Friday, May 16. The complete track listing forwhile(1<2)will be revealed soon.

What can fans expect withwhile(1<2)?Its a good mix of sh*t I want to do versus sh*t people want to hear or what they would expect. Its a good balance. Its not like, Oh, its such a departure. Hes doing smooth jazz, says deadmau5. It was when I was working on some live stuff, setlists for shows and stuff like that, and it just must have been a couple of tracks that sounded pretty good stitched together end to start and I thought, Well, if I ever do an album or compile this into some kind of album this has got to be that part of the order for that. And I just kind of took everything and played musical Tetris with it.

Keep up to date on everything happening withdeadmau5andwhile(1<2)via his online service,live.deadmau5.com,a digital destination he personally architected for fans to get direct access to premium content and intimate experiences.For those on the go, thelive.deadmau5 app will be made available for IOS May 15.

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