For many years now, the Canadian DJ and producer deadmau5 has been entertaining his fans on his twitch streams, where he films himself in the studio working on new music, listening to demos and talking about all things music related. Though the streams are always memorable, fans who tuned in for the latest one were in for a treat as they got to hear a preview of his upcoming track with Rob Swire ‘Monophopia’. Though still a work in progress, we can already hear the Australian singer, song writer’s characteristic vocals along to a very catchy melody and beautiful chords.
Deadmau5 and Rob Swire are no doubt two of the most talented producers in the electronic scene and have been for a while. Both artists boast an incredible catalogue of hits and timeless tracks and it seems they have join forces once again on what will surely be a massive success. The last product of these two giants collaborating on a project was the iconic dance track ‘Ghosts’n’Stuff’, which released in which released in 2009 as part of deadmau5’s album ‘For Lack of a Better Name’. The track was an instant hit thanks to it’s infectious vocals courtesy of Rob Swire, and the incredible melodies and chords crafted by deadmau5 in his unmistakable style.
Rob Swire took to his social media earlier this year to leak details of the upcoming Pendulum album, a full 8 years after the last one was released. The ‘Immersion’ album, one of 2010’s most successful productions, spawned hit tracks such as ‘Watercolour‘ and ‘The Island‘ with a host of DJs including Madeon, Steve Angello, and Tiësto taking over remixing duties with their own interpretations of the latter track. the Knife Party head honcho also confirmed that the upcoming Pendulum album could be split into various EPs.
Deadmau5 has had a brilliant start to 2018, announcing he will be headlining at New York’s newest venue The Roof At Pier 17in September. He also released an orchestral compilation ironically named ‘Where’s the Drop?’ in collaboration with Gregory Reveret.
You can listen to an early preview of ‘Monophobia’ below.