Today two giants of electronic music– Astralwerks Records and deadmau5–each credited with pioneering the genre’s evolution from esoteric subculture to its undeniable place in mainstream culture today, have joined forces. Kicking off the relationship, Astralwerks will release the brand new mau5trap compilation album “We Are Friends Vol. 2” on November 12, 2013 with its pre-sale launching on October 22, 2013.
In their exciting new partnership, Astralwerks will be the U.S. home to future deadmau5 artist releases and the exclusive distributor and label partner for deadmau5’s imprint mau5trap recordings. This two-tiered agreement, encompassing both deadmau5 as a global label partner with mau5trap and as an Astralwerks roster artist for the U.S., is the first of its kind for Astralwerks.