eadmau5’s 5 years of mau5–out today (November 24) on Ultra Music–encompasses highlights from his beloved back catalog alongside exclusive and new remixes from friends of his label mau5trap. Also being offered today is an exclusive playlist for Spotify with many of the songs featured on 5 years.
Last week marked the final reveal of two other works featured on 5 years of mau5 prior to its release: the Michael Woods 2014 remix of “Strobe” and the iTunes exclusive remix of “Raise Your Weapon” by Maywald. Woods, who originally remixed the mau5 classic in 2009, updates his reworking for 5 years, injecting a fresh tone of synths and beats for progressive sets throughout the world, while emerging German producer Maywald lays on an afterhours vibe onto the beloved mau5 vocal classic.
“Some Chords (Dillon Francis Remix)” From the opening track of deadmau5’s 2010 album 4×4=12, is a classic mau5 track bathed in synths. Close friend Dillon Francis surprised fans in late August this year by playing his own remix of the song. The deadmau5 “Some Chords” (Dillon Francis remix) made its official debut on Twitter’s new SoundCloud integration player:
— mau5trap (@mau5trap) October 16, 2014