Posts tagged "a-trak"

A-Trak Gives Disclosure and Lorde’s ‘Magnets’ an Attractive, Turbocharged Remix

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…
James Grebey / November 27, 2015

A-Trak Bangs Hard With Jamie Lidell on ‘We All Fall Down’

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…
Harley Brown / September 16, 2015

Fool’s Gold Day Off 2015 Lineup: Meek Mill, A-Trak, Skepta, and 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…
Rachel Brodsky / July 14, 2015

A-Trak and Andrew Wyatt ‘Push’ the Beat Around on New Single

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…
James Grebey / November 4, 2014

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…
Colin Stutz / September 11, 2014

Newspaper Mistakenly Identifies A-Trak as ‘Flan Emoji,’ of Odd Future

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…
Chris Martins / August 20, 2014

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.
Chris Martins / May 14, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Cam’ron and A-Trak Take It Back to Crack-Rap’s Heyday

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…
Brandon Soderberg / February 6, 2014

Hopscotch 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

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…
SPIN Staff / September 10, 2013

Hopscotch 2013: The 10 Best Things We Saw

“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…
Charles Aaron / September 9, 2013

A-Trak Daft Punk-ifies Phoenix on ‘Trying to Be Cool’ Remix

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…
Chris Martins / July 10, 2013

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…
Colin Stutz / June 13, 2013

Does Hip-Hop Really Have a Molly Problem?

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…
Brandon Soderberg / May 22, 2013

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…
Chris Martins / February 26, 2013

This Spud’s a Dud: Diplo, Skrillex, and A-Trak Make Hash of Motor City History

Be careful what you wish for, keepers of the old-school flame. Diplo, A-Trak, and Skrillex’s new YouTube channel, POTATO, launched yesterday, but instead of anything…
Philip Sherburne / February 19, 2013

Skrillex, Diplo, A-Trak Launch MTV-Like Video Channel POTATO

It's not enough for Skrillex to be the crown prince of EDM and run his own label OWSLA. Or for Diplo to be a mega-producing…
Chris Martins / February 18, 2013

Watch A$AP Rocky Seize the Throne With A-Trak and AraabMUZIK on ‘Letterman’

A$AP Rocky’s appearance on Late Show with David Letterman could’ve gone a lot of ways. The young Harlem star might have brought Florence Welch and…
Chris Martins / January 16, 2013

A-Trak Announces Mini-Tour of People’s Actual Houses

Truth in advertising: When A-Trak says "house party," he means an actual party in a house. The Montreal DJ, Duck Sauce half, and Fool's Gold…
Marc Hogan / September 28, 2012

Electric Zoo 2012: 10 Must-See Acts at New York City’s EDM Bacchanal

From Skrillex and Porter Robinson’s arena-crushing dubstep to Above and Beyond’s epic progressive-house and trance, SPIN breaks down the sets you can’t miss this year.
Ken Bachor / August 27, 2012

Austin City Limits 2012’s 5 Most Wrenching Set-Time Conflicts

Next year's Austin City Limits might go the Coachella route and expand to two weekends. Those attending this year's festival might be wishing they had…
Marc Hogan / July 27, 2012
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