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4 X 4 = 12

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Deadmau5 | ONE TRICK PONY Deadmau5

4 X 4 = 12

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Deadmau5
genre:
Electronic

We gave it a B-

He’s probably best known to mainstream audiences as the ”house band” at this year?s VMAs, rocking the turntables from beneath a giant mouse-head helmet. Here the Canadian DJ bends his booming electro-house beats toward actual song territory — check out the Kelis-copping ”Sofi Needs a Ladder” — but? 4 X 4 = 12 still feels like club-rat fodder. If the ?mau5 longs for a Moby-style breakthrough, his riffs ?n? blips will have to add up to something more. B?

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