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Calvin Harris Purchases Steve Angello’s Mansion for $5 Million

Steve Angello found the perfect buyer for his customized Los Angeles mansion. It turns out fellow DJ Calvin Harris is the new owner of the four-bedroom, five-bathroom abode.

The Scottish DJ paid $5.05 million for the 6,010-square-foot Hollywood Hills house, which was on the market for $5.5 million.

This is actually the third West Coast home Harris has scooped up, and it’s also the least pricy—he bought a home in the Beverly Hills Post Office area for a hefty $15 million in August 2014, and before that, he owned a West Hollywood residence for which he doled out $7 million in April 2013. He tried to part ways with the West Hollywood home, which is right off the Sunset Strip, in January 2016, but shortly thereafter removed it from market in May of that year.

Brightly painted red doors open into Harris’ new home, leading into a living room with sky-high 18-foot ceilings and walls of glass.

The eat-in kitchen neighbors a cozy family room, and outside there’s a wraparound deck and lounge by the pool area, which also has an outdoor shower.

A two-story master suite is fitted with double-height bay windows, per the listing held by Hilton & Hyland broker Gary Gold, while a separate guest suite is reached via a private entrance.

But the most attractive feature for Harris, whose real name is Adam Richard Wiles, must be the two-story den-slash-music room. The second floor is fully outfitted as a professional recording studio.

Inside DJ Khaled’s $26 million Miami Beach Mansion

Epic mansions are nothing new to rap game luminaries, but DJ Khaled might have just taken things to another level. According to Architectural Digest, the We the Best Music Group boss recently copped himself a Miami Beach, Fla. mansion that cost him $25.9 million.

Khaled’s new limestone pad, which was previously owned by marketer Michael Lerner, stretches 12,750-square feet and includes a home theater, an outdoor shower, an 80-foot swimming pool and a gazebo. There are 10.5 rooms in total.

While Architectural Digest says Khaled’s Cesar Molina-designed crib was furnished by Holly Hunt & Christian Liagre, there’s a chance he’s going to add some items from his own recently released luxury furniture brand. There’s no word on that, but it’s pretty cool he has that option.

This purchase is just another sign of Khaled’s winning ways. Over the last couple years, the Florida-based DJ has helped concoct some of the biggest hits in the rap game, including tracks like his Chance The Rapper, Quavo and Justin Bieber-assisted 2017 single, “I’m the One.” The song has now gone platinum a few times, while the album it was released on (Grateful) went platinum. Khaled is frequently seen on the decks at several high end Miami nightclubs, including Liv, Story, and Rockwell.

Tour deadmau5’s $5 Million Canadian Mansion

During Deadmau5’s live chat on live.deadmau5.com, Joel Zimmerman “deadmau5” announced that he has purchased a brand new house in Canada. The news of his new house comes comes just a few days after Deadmau5 announced he was purchasing a $1.15 million McLaren P1.

Deadmau5’s new house is a magnificent $5 million country estate in Campbellville, Ontario. The 14,000 square foot estate is located on 118 acres and comes equipped with 4.1 bedrooms, 5.1 baths, a home theatre, a gourmet chef kitchen, 6 fireplaces and a professionally landscaped salt water pool.

Deadmau5 recently opened up his Canadian home for an in-depth tour, and now the web is free to explore the producer’s trove of gear and technological gadgetry.

 

 

Shot by Linus Tech Tips, the 10-minute video commences within Deadmau5’s (still-to-be-completed) studio space. Three years into the process, the space is literally floating on air. To preserve the aesthetic of the room and enhance acoustics, Deamau5 has chosen to suspend the room from a past vaulted ceiling. Equipped with nine custom-made speakers, and a secretive “black box”, to produce a perfect 3D working space, the studio is one of the few Dolby Atmos mix studios outside of Dolby itself.

As the video further details, two walls are lined by analog modular synths while a coveted collection of keyboard synthesizers, including a Juno-106, Jupiter-8 and Prophet-10, further fill the room. Deadmau5’s Neve Analog Console, worth nearly $500,000 (US) alone, commands the interior of the space.

The video continues with clips from the remainder of Deadmau5’s “modern day mansion”, which was obviously decorated by a multi-millionaire with an epic fondness for gaming.

 

Tour Zedd’s $16 Million Beverly Hills Mansion

It was the simple matter of space that led chart-topping, Grammy-winning music producer and songwriter Anton Zaslavski—better known as Zedd—to his current home high on Benedict Canyon Drive in Beverly Hills. There, just about every bit of his contemporary 9,400-square-foot house—“modern and slick but really warm,” he says—is in use. He’d quickly grown out of his first home due to a smattering of global friends always crashing—plus he needed a music studio.

“I saw an ad for this house, which was way too expensive, but I asked if I could look at it for inspiration—like, if I wanted to build my own house. I drove down the gate of the house and my brain went immediately to: This is something Steve Jobs would have enjoyed,” says Zaslavski. “I walked in here and it was so perfect.” Fast forward ten subsequent visits and an entire year later: He ended up buying the new modern estate complete with a rooftop deck, pool, and jacuzzi. Still, “when you buy something of this size you question every little thing,” says Zaslavski. “But this is really as close to perfect a house for me as I can get.” The separate four-car garage is in the process of being transformed into a full music studio for his work. He also has enough space on his 3.2-acre lot to later add another 7,000 square feet of house or studio, or maybe a bowling alley, which he calls “a dream. The goal is to never have to leave,” he laughs. “There’s three food trucks outside Monday through Friday—that’s a good step.”
When you buy something of this size you question every little thing,” says Zaslavski. “But this is really as close to perfect a house for me as I can get.

Inside, he’s created his own expansive Eden. “I follow a bunch of architecture sites I get inspiration from, and I’ve always been into really modern, slick, sharp corners,” he says. He also finds Instagram and his travels influential for getting ideas for the specific placement of objects. Many of the pieces of furniture came from his previous home, and he bought some of the pieces from the staging company. His art collection, however, had to be rethought to fit the much larger scale. “Symmetry is probably the most important thing to me,” says Zaslavski, who also values warmth in a home. “I have friends who have ultramodern homes and the only thing you can imagine is having a party there. You can’t imagine just laying on the couch.”

Bringing the outdoors in was also key for Zaslavski—so the fact the home has a water feature and an atrium with an olive tree inside was a major selling point. Massively high wooden ceilings and floor-to-ceiling glass also open everything up to the panoramic canyon views he adores. “All those things make it feel really homey to me.”

Having just moved in last fall, the home is still a work in progress. Perhaps the main reason for this is that Zaslavski, surprisingly, doesn’t use an interior designer. “I have really specific taste and I’m okay with it taking a while and therefore being more personal and stuff I actually like,” he explains. His art is also acquired naturally—even through Instagram—from his creative friends. At his old house, “every piece of art was from somebody I know, nothing was random, so I’m trying to keep that.” Still, there are about 20 more pieces in storage that he hasn’t decided on placement for. Despite his mass collection, “the value is whatever it’s worth to me—I just want to look at art and be happy, so I’m not an art collector in the traditional sense.”

A pantry full of liquor and a Red Bull fridge seems conducive to epic parties but, according to Zaslavski, he actually doesn’t have ragers. A housewarming for 40 to 50 people is about as large as it gets, as Zaslavski really values his privacy. Instead, he opts to open his zen home to friends for poker nights and pool parties. In fact, he’s only spent about two days alone in the expansive house. And contrary to the assumption that a musician would be blaring music through an impressive sound system from noon to night, he doesn’t actually play anything throughout his home on a regular basis. “Because I work on so much music,” explains Zaslavski, “I think silence is the most enjoyable part.” Instead, it’s his art that really touches him: “Colors and motions and shapes are totally my things.”