HR 8938 Cephei

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"HR 8938 Cephei"
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Single by deadmau5
Released March 16, 2011
Format Digital download
Recorded 2010-2011
Genre Progressive house, Ambient
Length 10:51
Label mau5trap
Songwriter(s) Joel Zimmerman
deadmau5 singles chronology
"Bad Selection"
(2010)
"HR 8938 Cephei"
(2011)
"Raise Your Weapon"
(2011)
"Bad Selection"
(2010)
"HR 8938 Cephei"
(2011)
"Raise Your Weapon"
(2011)

"HR 8938 Cephei" is a song by Canadian progressive house music producer deadmau5. It was released by his record label mau5trap on March 16, 2011.[citation needed]

Background[edit]

In late 2010 on Ustream, Zimmerman played a series of notes resembling those used in "HR 8938 Cephei". The finished song was uploaded to Zimmerman's SoundCloud account (prior to it being compromised) on March 16, 2011, alongside tracks "Bleed" and "Get in the Cart, Pig".

The song is named after a star in the Cepheus constellation, "HR 8938".

Composition[edit]

"HR 8938 Cephei" is a progressive house song with a tempo of 128 beats per minute and is written in the key of G# minor.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Digital Download
No. Title Length
1. "HR 8938 Cephei" 10:51

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HR 8938 Cephei on Beatport". Retrieved 12 April 2017.