Just a few days ago we saw Deadmau5 launch social media accounts for his techno alias, TESTPILOT. The posts were a clear indication of a teaser of some sort, with a simple caption: ‘Friday’. And now, we know what the mysterious tease was for.
If you attended Electric Forest last year you were graced with a 2-hour-long techno set by Joel performing as TESTPILOT. And people like me who didn’t go were left longing for a good audio recording of the set. The good news for that lot is that this new tease turned out to be a complete, high-fidelity recording of the set.
The set’s release follows after the ink dried on a deal between Dubset and Warner Music Group to allow instant copyright clearance for unofficial DJ mixes and sets. The set is now available to stream only on Apple Music (so far) in all its techno glory.
Electric Forest mix live on Applemusicsmarturl.it/toliptsetefmix
Some fans hoping for new music from the TESTPILOT alias were definitely left a bit disappointed. Joel’s TESTPILOT alias has so far only seen a single release that was way back in 2014. The track, titled “Sunspot”, was released on Richie Hawtin‘s Plus 8 imprint.
Though we’re sure we all would have loved some of the TESTPILOT IDs the techno mau5 has been playing out recently, it’s still a kickass mix and we’re here for it.
Sit back, relax – or grab your favorite rave shoes – and stream the set via Apple Music here.