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A-Trak flips Pusha T’s ‘The Games We Play’ in sharp new scratch routine

A-Trak‘s got serious skills behind the decks. At just 15, the child prodigy was a budding master craftsman, winning DJ championships against top talent and carrying the torch for borrowed turntablism techniques that made the ultimate difference — they made people want to dance — along the way. He’s a true auteur and through a continual […]

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After a decade, Sammy Bananas has dropped his debut LP, ‘Someday’ on Fool’s Gold Records

Sammy Bananas hand long been a respected figurehead in the dance music scene. Fans of Fool’s Gold Records will know him as the less forward-facing A-Trak signee, frequently appearing in the label’s radio shows, remix duty, and on many of the imprint’s compilations over the course of a decade. But the Fool’s Gold OG has never […]

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A-Trak’s remix of Charlotte Gainsbourg’s ‘Sylvia Says’ is certified disco gold

Everything A-Trak touches turns to gold. There’s nothing even remotely fake coming from the Fool’s Gold label boss’ wheelhouse. Now, he’s continuing to excavate treasures — having already unearthed supreme dance remixes for artists like Kanye West, Miike Snow, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and more, A-Trak’s latest haul is a balmy disco rendition of Charlotte Gainsbourg’s perennially cool […]

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MoMA PS1’s 2018 Warm Up series features A-Trak, Cashmere Cat, Omar-S & more

MoMA PS1 has announced this year’s lineup for its annual summer concert series, a 10-week run of affordable concerts in the Long Island City space. This year’s Warm Up lineup includes A-Trak, Laff Trax (Toro Y Moi and Nosaj Thing), Cashmere Cat, SOB x RBE, Valee, Omar-S, Starchild & the New Romantic, Cuban Doll, Discwoman, […]

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HARD Summer delivers mind-bending 2018 lineup loaded with special back-to-back performances

HARD Summer is pulling out all the stops for the upcoming edition of the festival, led by one of the event’s most memorable lineups to date. Slated for August 4 – 5, and returning to a familiar venue at Fontana’s Auto Club Speedway, HARD’s flagship event is sticking to their tried and true playbook of marquee […]

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Win a chance to ride a helicopter with Kaskade or take a DJ lesson with A-Trak during EDC Vegas

EDC Las Vegas has partnered with Surreal, a fundraising platform for festivals that connects artists to their fans through unforgettable experiences. The organization has announced nine unreal opportunities in association with EDC Las Vegas from May 18–20. Fans who donate online will be entered for a chance to win experiences with some of EDC Las Vegas’ […]

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A-Trak uploads 90 minute disco set from Coachella Weekend 1

Weekend one of Coachella 2018 was certainly one for the books, and DA has faithfully recapped what ensued throughout the first weekend. A low key A-Trak, however, sneakily performed a groovy, 90-minute disco set at a pool party in Palm Springs. At The Do-Over‘s Sunday afternoon event, A-Trak hit the decks for straight disco-vibes and has released a […]

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Drai’s Beachclub April 2018: Full event calendar

Drai’s Beachclub readies itself for pool season as temperatures steadily rise. Rivaling any top-tier music festival, the club’s stacked roster for April features household names like Showtek, A-Trak, Audien, Dada Life, Anna Lunoe and more. Serving as the Strip’s only rooftop beach club, partygoers will be in for a treat each weekend this season with exclusive, power-packed sets from some of the world’s […]

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Drai’s Beachclub March 2018: Full event calendar

Drai’s Beachclub continues to be at the forefront of the Las Vegas day club circuit with its highly-anticipated lineup announcement and dates for the 2018 Drai’s Beachclub season. Rivaling any top-tier music festival, the club’s stacked roster features a host of household names like A-Trak, GTA, TroyBoi, Dada Life and Zeds Dead. Serving as the Strip’s only rooftop beach club, partygoers […]

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HARD set to host cosmicMEADOW stage at EDC Las Vegas 2018

HARD events is set to host the cosmicMEADOW stage at this year’s edition of EDC Las Vegas, set to take place on May 18–20 at Las Vegas’ Motor Speedway. The stage programming, the first curatorial effort from HARD since 2014, will feature such heavy hitters as A-Trak, Zeds Dead, Mike Will Made It, Tchami vs Malaa, […]

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Drai’s Beachclub returns in 2018 with a massive flock of resident DJs

Las Vegas’ Drai’s Beachclub has unveiled an enormous schedule of programming for 2018 featuring such notable residents as A-Trak, Destructo and Zeds Dead, to name only a few. The rooftop club’s doors open on March 2nd and will feature seven sparkling pools in addition to the high energy sets it’s offering. With 30,000 square-feet of […]

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A-Trak and Young Thug deliver surprise stunner ‘Ride For Me’

Hold the phones. A-Trak and Young Thug just reunited for an absolute burner.  Young Thug and A-Trak just dropped the needle on their new collaboration, “Ride For Me,” courtesy of Zane Lowe on Beats 1. The pair have a long history of collaboration and their latest is a charged-up return to the Low Pros days, this […]

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A-Trak and Young Thug deliver surprise stunner ‘Ride For Me’

Hold the phones. A-Trak and Young Thug just reunited for an absolute burner.  Young Thug and A-Trak just dropped the needle on their new collaboration, “Ride For Me,” courtesy of Zane Lowe on Beats 1. The pair have a long history of collaboration and their latest is a charged-up return to the Low Pros days, this […]

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A-Trak and YehMe2 join forces on ‘Skat Men’ EP

Josh Young deserves some serious respect for his boldness. The man left an incredibly successful dance music project as a former half of Flosstradamus, with the promise to himself, and his fans, that he was going to broaden his horizons and challenge himself. Well, since the launch YehMe2, the producer has done just that and avoided the […]

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Claude Vonstroke, Kaskade, and A-Trak pulled off legendary b3b on Holy Ship!

Holy Ship departed for its first 2018 voyage on January 6. Fans aboard the chaotic dance music ship typically report a swarm of unexpected performances — Porter Robinson capped the weekend off with a surprise Virtual Self set, for example. Out-of-this-world b2b sets also took place, with weekend one finishing off with headliners A-Trak, Kaskade and Claude Von Stroke throwing together quite […]

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A-Trak shares sharp scratch routine of Porter Robinson and Madeon’s ‘Shelter’ [WATCH]

A-Trak‘s taste in music is generally a pretty solid barometer for what’s hot right now. He closely keeps up with fan favorite pop, dance, and hip-hop, but where he differs from the rest of us mere mortals is his ability to step behind Technics and a mixer and do something magical with the earworms he’s into. […]

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A-Trak releases playlist of favorite tracks from 2017 on Spotify

A-Trak has released a compilation of his favorite tracks from 2017 on Spotify. The seminal turntablist turned Fool’s Gold head has compiled a plethora of diverse tunes for the playlist — A-Trak Loved in 2017 — which features tracks such as Tchami‘s “Zeal,” BROCKHAMPTON’s “Gold,” and Oliver‘s “Heart Attack.”“I made a playlist of 50 songs that grabbed my ear in 2017” said A-Trak […]

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