We all know who Deadmau5 has on his arms these days (Kat Von D.), but what his iPod and laptop?
“Holy shit,” the DJ says, whose real name is Joel Zimmerman. “That’s a good question.”
Stereotude managed to get a little squeak out of the Canadian electro-house dance music extraordinaire on who he has on rotation in his personal iPod at the iHeart Radio festival in Las Vegas.
“Flying Lotus, a lot of Nine Inch Nails, and Atticus Ross,” he lists.
And as for the last subject he Googled?
“Smashing Pumpkins, because I wanted to get that old album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness,” he explains of the search term that is obviously music related.
So for those of you looking to diversify your iTunes, here are some familiar acts that you need to download ASAP if they’re at all missing from your library.
While you’re at it, you’ll probably also want to check out his latest album released yesterday, self-ironically titled > album title goes here .
It debuted at #1 on the iTunes Dance chart and hovered at #4 on the Overall Album chart. The disc has collaborations with My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way, Imogen Heap, and Cypress Hill.
Had we asked him what he’s been reading lately he may have said Fahrenheit 451. There’s a 8-minute homage to Ray Bradbury called “The Veldt” that’ll put you in a dreamy trance.