What sets him apart is the fact that his identity has not yet been disclosed
Marshmello is an EDM producer and DJ. He first gained international recognition by remixing songs by Jack Ü and Zedd, and later collaborated with artists like Omar LinX, Ookay, Jauz, and Slushii. In January 2017, his song "Alone" became popular and appeared on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.
What sets him apart is the fact that his identity has not yet been disclosed. He wears his marshmallow mascot head, which is inspired by electro house music producer and DJ deadmau5. He released his first song, "WaVeZ", as an original mix on his SoundCloud page. Later on, he received support from established and well-known DJs like Skrillex, who reposted his song "FinD Me" on his SoundCloud page. His musical style is influenced by electronic dance music and heavy dance beats. His main source of inspiration is deadmau5.
Marshmello released a compilation of his previously released tracks, Joytime, which reached number five on the US Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums chart. Included in the album is the single "Keep It Mello", featuring rapper Omar LinX. He is managed by Moe Shalizi of Red Light Management, who also manages artists such as Jauz, Ookay, and Slushii. His latest single is “Wolves”, featuring Selena Gomez.
1 Minute with Marshmello
Who is the real Marshmello? Will you reveal your face in the future?
(Ha ha) No, it’s not in my plan right now. Let that be a secret for now!
You have made a huge impression on the EDM world. How has the journey been so far?
Well, my journey has been spectacular in the last few years. I have been creating a different kind of music, which people have loved. It inspires me to do more and more. It's just the beginning, I'd say.
How many of your compositions are you planning to perform at your upcoming concert? Can you name some of them?
I would love to do all of them (giggles). Some of my latest tracks, “Alone”, and the recent release, “Wolves”, are two I am sure of.
Tell us about your upcoming projects. After Nepal, where are you going to perform next?
After Nepal, I will be performing at Jakarta, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
“Keep it Mello” or “Want U 2”—which one is your favorite?
Both are equally close to my heart.
Recently, you performed in Mumbai, what sort of a response are you expecting from Kathmandu?
It’s my first time in Nepal, and I'm hoping to have some great fans who listen to and like my music. I am sure it’s going to be one crazy night.