deadmau5: New Album Debuts at #1 on iTunes (@deadmau5)

deadmau51Never one to take a conventional path, leading electronic music producer and songwriterdeadmau5embarked on a one-of-a-kind road trip leading up to the release of his new albumwhile(1<2)(mau5trap/Astralwerks), outtoday, Tuesday, June 17. Earlier this month he put the pedal to the metal of hisPurrari, his custom Nyan cat-wrapped Ferrari Spider 458on theGumball 3000 Rallyfor a drive from Miami to Ibiza and raised hundreds upon thousands of dollars contributed towards its charityThe Gumball Foundation. His heavily chronicled escapades–which fans were able to follow in real time via hislive.deadmau5.complatform– garnered him the prestigiousSpirit Of The Gumball Award. It also helped to propelwhile(1<2)to debut at at#1 dance and #4 overall iTunes chartstoday.Look for the album to be available physically and via streaming services on Tuesday, June 24. Also stay tuned for news of a limited edition vinyl coming soon.

Leading up towhile(1<2)a double-album collection of 25 tracks that together he truly feels is his first proper artist release–deadmau5made four key tracks off the album available. First there was “Avaritia,”which premiered onPete Tongs Radio Oneshow in mid-May.

Next came “Seeya,”with its rare vocal tracks courtesy of new mau5trapsigningColleen DAgastino. As deadmau5 was about to launch on his adventure of a lifetime, the Gumball 3000 Rally,RollingStonepremiered “Infra Turbo Pigcart Racer.”

Then came the unveiling of “Phantoms Cant Hang,”courtesy ofMashable.

Now the fullmodern-day electronic opus from one of the worlds most prolific producers is available for all viaiTuneswith other formats to follow next week.

Purchase the album now at iTunes here:

Photo credit: F. Scott Schafer

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