Deadmau5 hits the cover of Rolling Stone this Friday, June 22 and in teasing some of the content they generated by following him on a chartered jet from London to festivals in Sweden and Norway they reveal some interesting tidbits.
"You want to be 'hip' and 'cool' and 'funky grandma'?," says Zimmerman. "Fine. It's not my place to say you're irrelevant. If you're gonna come into my world, at least do it with a little more dignity. I understand she has millions more fans, and is way more successful than I'll ever be. But it's like talking about slavery at a fucking blues concert. It's inappropriate."
He also goes on to say that Skrillex, who's on his label "isn't doing anything too technical. He has a laptop and a MIDI recorder, and he's just playing his shit ... People are, thank God, smartening up about who does what – but there’s still button-pushers getting paid half a million. And not to say I’m not a button-pusher. I’m just pushing a lot more buttons.”
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