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Q&A: A-Trak on How He Juggles So Many Jobs and Genres

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Producer, businessman, EDM producer, and DJ hero A-Trak has only seen his success snowball over the last decade. With an ear attuned to trends and the evolution of hip-hop andMore »


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A-Trak electrified Disclosure and Lorde’s “Magnets,” with his thrilling new remix. The producer replaces the lingering sultriness of the original Caracal cut with a high-energy beat that’s just right for the dance floor, and throws in a… More »


Sometime between all the Fool’s Gold Day Offs that have been popping up in cities across the country, label boss A-Trak found the time to record his follow-up single to… More »


Fool’s Gold Day Off, a multi-city fest organized by the titular record label, will go down again this year in New York City on September 7 at Brooklyn’s 50 Kent. BrooklynMore »


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Canadian DJ A-Trak just released “Push,” a pulsating new single off of his upcoming EP, Full. The new track features Miike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt, whose delicate and slightly warped vocals wrap themselves… More »


Watch DJ Tanner of ‘Full House’ Lead a Debate Between Actual DJs

The longest going debate in EDM is whether it’s coming or going. For years we’ve heard about the dance music bubble and the death of the genre, even by some… More »


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This is A-Trak. He’s holding a microphone here, but he doesn’t rap.He’s a super-talented turntablist who now mostly makes dance music:He is not a member of Odd Future Wolf Gang. More »


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A-Trak, Cam’ron, and Cat Power Rep Dipset in ‘Dips—ts’ Video

Renowned DJ/producer A-Trak steps away from his Duck Sauce dance project let loose another gem from his forthcoming Federal Reserve EP with Harlem rhymer Cam’ron. We briefly heard their “Humphrey”More »


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Blaqstarr, “Hands Up, Thumbs Down”In which a hearty, batshit Baltimore club track that’s more than a decade old and got sampled by M.I.A. on 2007’s “World Town” is cleaned up and… More »


Red Cups and Sweaty Bodies Everywhere Like South by Southwest minus the infestation of industry vermin and the clumsy bluster of corporate partyzillas, the 2013 Hopscotch Music Festival drew almost… More »


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“Downtown revitalization” means different things to different people. For some, it’s condo lofts in old tobacco factories, locally sourced pizza, and densely luscious croissants; for others, it’s performing-arts megaplexes, mixed-use… More »


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SPIN cover stars Phoenix aren’t exactly in need of the remix treatment. Their April album Bankrupt! is an excellent and engrossing listen already, and it’s not like they can’t inspire people… More »


A-Trak Bounces Balls by Himself in ‘Jumbo’ Video

A band is like a basketball team: Each member has a different roll, position, and contribution to make, but each is equally essential to the squad’s success. In his new… More »


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On Monday, DJ and producer A-Trak published, “A License to Pill,” a Huffington Post editorial on the pernicious effects of mainstream hip-hop’s full-stop embrace of molly, lean, and other “trippy” More »


Watch El-P Kill it in A-Trak’s Hedonistic ‘Piss Test’ Party

If it seems like El-P is everywhere these days it’s probably because he is. The guy dominated 2012 with a devastating double-header, dropping his own excellent Cancer for Cure album and… More »


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