Mr. Puddles—deadmau5’s New Artist Competition Winner

After listening to thousands of submissions, deadmau5 and mau5trap selected Mr. Puddles from Miami, Florida as the grand prize winner of the New Artist Competition!

His winning track—Here to Play—will be featured on the upcoming volume of We Are Friends, dropping December 8th. He will also meet with deadmau5, get career guidance from mau5trap, receive Komplete 11 Ultimate and Kontrol S61 control suites from Native Instruments, and $10,000.

Thanks to all the students who submitted entries for the deadmau5 New Artist competition. And a special congratulations to Mr. Puddles. We can’t wait to see what you do next!

Visit www.masterclass.com/dm for more details on deadmau5’s MasterClass on Electronic Music Production.

 

 

deadmau5 New Artist Competition Semifinalists

We could hear the countless hours, late nights, and effort that went into your tracks, which impressed deadmau5, mau5trap and us beyond belief. After a lot of listening and a lot of anticipation in the community, we’re ready to announce our semifinalists for the deadmau5 New Artist Competition.

To listen to the semifinalists’ tracks, check out our SoundCloud playlist below.

Visit www.masterclass.com/dm for more details on deadmau5’s MasterClass on Electronic Music Production.

Thank you to everyone who submitted. You made incredible music. After some difficult decisions, deadmau5 and mau5trap selected the top songs based on their originality, quality, and fit with the mau5trap label.

Each of these semifinalists will receive $1,000 and a Komplete 11 Select production suite from Native Instruments. Next week the top three will be selected to move on to the final round, where they will receive an additional $2,500, along with a Komplete 11 production suite from Native Instruments. The final winner will have the chance to be on a mau5trap album, get career guidance from mau5trap as well as a meeting with deadmau5, and receive Komplete 11 Ultimate and Kontrol S61 production suites from Native Instruments.