Electronic music adapted into classical renditions has been a huge trend
as of late. Legends like Sasha, Pete Tong and Carl Craig have
all recently performed their underground hits with full
orchestras in the past year.
Now, Deadmau5 has revealed classical versions of his biggest
tracks are in the works via a recent Twitch stream.
Although it has not been specified exactly what the pieces will
be used for, many fans are speculating the mau5 is working on a
film score or new classical live show.
What is certain is that Zimmerman is sitting on a huge
catalogue of these adaptations. During his Twitch stream, he
previewed classical versions of ‘Acedia’, ‘Avaritia’, ‘Jaded’,
‘Fn Pig’, ‘Superbia’, ‘Gula’ and of course, ‘Strobe’.
The lack of details has caused a frenzy among Deadmau5’s
fanbase, but throughout every thread and comment one resounding
constant prevails that each arrangement sounds beautifully and
Listen to the clips Deadmau5 previewed below.
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