Tag: Deadmau5

Party Report: Movement Detroit 2017

As we start the “warm up” festivities on Thursday at T.V. Lounge in Detroit, we are happily surprised how everyone is so welcoming and nice. Motor City, as everyone should know, is the birthplace of techno and even at 9pm, 7pm or whatever time of the night, we get some techno beats in the face and we love it. The venue is nothing fancy, the speakers look like they’re custom made, it looks more like a bar than a club but it has such a real feel to it, we enjoy the place very much. T.V Lounge is the Staple ... Read more

Producers: Do NOT Sample These Artists

The database style website, DontSample.Me has been created to aid musicians in avoiding pesky copyright infringement notices by providing a list of artists they should not sample. The list contains near 3000 names of artists who do not allow sampling, or remixing at the risk of a DMCA takedown notice, or even stricter legal action. DontSample.Me is the most cohesive list of major label musicians known to take action against others “using” their work. As (for example) SoundCloud increases their affiliations with the major labels, DMCA takedown requests of unauthorized bootlegs, remixes and mixtapes has become a consistent reality. So far, the ... Read more

Deadmau5 Calls Out Zimmer For Plagiarism

Parisian producer Zimmer has come under fire from social media provocateur Deadmau5 for allegedly plagiarising one of the latter’s most famous tracks. Assumingly, celebrating the release of his first EP, “Coming of Age”, which had just dropped on 10 July, on the reputed Paris-based label Roche Musique. Though audiences seemed to be appreciating the EP, after Deadmau5 heard it, the situation quickly evolved into something of a social media fiasco. According to the mouse head, Zimmer’s track ‘Heartbreak Reputation’ bears a striking similarity to his 2008 collaboration with Kaskade, ‘I Remember’. Yeah, because you’re a fuckin theif. Grats. https://t.co/VoTaeZ8kcO — deadmau5 (@deadmau5) ... Read more