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Trapped in the Deadmau5 beat 

Wednesday, Sep 24 2008

Canadian Joel "Deadmau5" Zimmerman has spent the last three years catching electrohaus fans in his mau5trap. Zimmerman has been crowned the top-selling artist — as well as Best Electro Artist, Best Progressive House Artist, and Most Influential Person — by online dance music retailer Trainspotters and speaker tweakers crave Deadmau5 singles' signature sawtooth-synth-on-an-eighth-note motif.

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