Joel Thomas Zimmerman (born January 5, 1981), known professionally as Deadmau5 (stylized as deadmau5; pronounced “dead mouse”), is a Canadian electronic music producer, DJ, and musician. Zimmerman mainly produces progressive house music, though he also produces and DJs and other genres of electronic music, including techno under the alias Testpilot. Zimmerman has received six Grammy Award nominations for his work.
“Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff” was the second single deadmau5 released from his album For Lack of a Better Name, featuring Rob Swire. It was released on November 25th, 2008.
The original version of the track, called “Old Hotels”, was made in 2004, and it went through at least 10 revisions before reaching its final state.