April 11th, 2017 – Joel Zimmerman, better known as deadmau5, has a very strict policy in regards to photos and relations with the media. The artist draws inspiration from the group “Daft Punk” and hopes that a lack of identity will shift his fans’ attention towards his music instead of his personal life. Photo by Danny Nieto.
April 11th, 2017 – Joel Zimmerman, better known as deadmau5, drinks beer and plays the afterparty set at Bijou Nightclub in Boston, MA for a sold out room of 500 people after playing a conert for thousands at Tsongas Center in Lowell, MA. only an hour earlier. This is one of 13 shows Joel Zimmerman has schedule to play for his 2017 North American Tour “Lots of Shows in a Row.” Photo by Danny Nieto
April 11th, 2017 – Canadian artist “deadmau5” entertains the crowd at Bijou Nightclub in Boston MA. during the after party of his North American Tour “Lots of Shows in a Row.” The artist is widely known for his iconic mouse-head mask, which fans often replicate to have signed during his shows. It is believed that the Candian artist found a dead mouse in the nook of his computer before adopting the name. The mask itself has created a level of brand recognition for the artist that has become better known than the artist’s actual face. Photo by Danny Nieto.
April 11th, 2017 – Artist Joel Zimmerman performs “I Remember” from his 2008 album “Random Album Title” during the afterparty set at Bijou Nightclub in Boston, MA. Joel, better known by his stage name “deadmau5,” is famous for using analog synthesizers in lieu of modern turntables. Relative to producing, using analog synthesizers is a much more timely and arduous process, which is why EDM and Techno fans have grown to love the artist’s unique rhythmic form of techno. Photo by Danny Nieto.
April 11th, 2017 – Artist Joel Zimmerman, a.k.a. deadmau5, closes his set at the afterparty of his North American tour “Lots of Shows in a Row” at Bijou Boston. The artist is part of a larger label known as “mau5trap,” a label which he created and owns as a way to keep the rights to his creative content, all merchandise, and 50% of publication. The five-time grammy-nominee is estimated to have a net worth of close to $53 million. Photo by Danny Nieto.