Deadmau5 raises the bar to new levels with his latest release ‘Hi Friend’. Already Pete Tong’s ‘Essential new tune’ (Friday 06 June) and played four consecutive weeks there after, this is destined to be one of the biggest dance tracks of the year. Deadmau5’s meteoric rise to the top of the dance music world has seen him play and due to play some of the biggest events on the planet, most recently main stage O2 Wireless, Coachella and Ultra. The rest of the year deadmau5 has pen scribbled in his diary for Global Gathering, Creamfields 10th year anniversary as well as a full UK tour in October and a North American tour in September. In less than a year the Canadian based whiz kid has gone from near obscurity to receiving the accolade of Producer Of The Year; beating various supremos to the top spot, whilst becoming the number one selling artist on Beatport and one of the most in demand dance producers on the face of the planet.
His tracks, ‘Not Exactly’ and ‘Faxing Berlin’ have amassed over 30,000 sales between them on Beatport alone, with the former hitting the top spot for six weeks. It still retains its status at the ‘biggest ever selling release’ on the site whilst his productions have hit the Beatport number one on no less than 12 occasions. His tracks are some of the most powerful and innovative sounds of recent years, with Radio 1 and every other major radio station around the world from Rome to Rio and Seattle to Sydney play listing his productions in both their specialist and peak time shows, whilst daily demand for remix projects continues to grow from the biggest labels in the industry. Even though ‘Hi Friend’ is a true club tune, it has all the necessary elements to make it a cross over hit record.
The track has a rolling tech-house rhythm that keeps you hooked with a hypnotic clap and funky guitar stabs. It is complimented by MC Flipside’s unique vocal rap. Mic Perri is known to thousands of people around the world as MC Flipside, this microphone chameleon has appeared on many international chart toppers, performed in hundreds of cities around the world and lent his signature vocal delivery to a multitude of genres. It all started with one microphone, one dream and one unbelievably talented MC. A decade of dazzling accomplishments later, the man known for his relentless pursuit of the highest standards in music is taking his already established fame to the next level.