Get a Sneak Peek at Deadmau5's New Peformance Cube

Deadmau5 performs at Ultra Music Festival
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Deadmau5 performs at Ultra Music Festival on March 23, 2013 in Miami.

Earlier this month, deadmau5 announced plans to bring back "The Cube" that served as a central part of his live production on the tour behind 2010’s 4×4=12 album.

“Thinking about getting @taittowers on board to help engineer the cube,” the producer wrote on Twitter. “Once that’s done + music... Then I’ll tour like a madman.” The next day he added, “I’m only really looking to hopefully spend 2 million ish to get the cube show ‘upgraded’... should be enough to do some cool shit!”

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He teased some of his engineering progress on Instagram this week, and “cool shit” has now been upgraded to “possibly the coolest shit in the world.” Take a peak at his process in the posts below. Instagram users were quick to offer creative suggestions: “Have the bottom layer made of a cage-like material, and have a few fog machines inside it, so when they do fall out, smoke will seep out,” or “You could have your cube slowly fall apart, 1 section at a time per each drop, and by the end of the set is has turned into something completely new.” One fan made a simpler request: “D-D-D-DROP THE CUBE.”


Prototyping cubev2 in VR with Unreal. Possibly the coolest shit in the world.

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She breathes!

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