A-Trak chats wit Vlad TV about his upcoming Federal Reserve EP with Cam’ron, how the collaboration came about, and how grilled meats can make any studio session better. For a taste of Federal Reserve watch the Cam’ron & A-Trak “Dipsh*ts” music video now and stay tuned for more.
A-Trak and Cam’ron are back! Summer anthem “Dipsh*ts” features uncut Cam’ron slick talk over triumphant instrumental blasts from A-Trak, Oliver and Just Blaze, a Dipset-repping Juelz Santana on the hook, and “Champagne Dame” (aka Federal Reserve executive producer Damon Dash) providing a legendary, song closing rant, complete with “Foooooooool’s Gold” shout!
This filthy cut gets the epic video it deserves thanks to director Ricky Saiz, who follows up his work for Beyonce and Supreme with another iconic clip, capturing the rugged glory and inimitable fashion sense of Harlem and the Diplomats with true uptown-meets-downtown flair. From kids in airbrushed A-Trak tees to Cam’s floor-length mink, it’s the most style you’ll see in a video all year.
When DJ superhero A-Trak joins forces with vanguard production duo Milo & Otis, lock up your stereo equipment…NO BASS IS SAFE. Their irresistibly anthemic collaboration “Out The Speakers” (Just premiered on Esquire) is the first official team-up from these two festival forces (following M&O’s beloved remix with Skrillex and Kill The Noise of Trizzy’s Duck Sauce single “NRG”). They slow down the BPMs to make a speaker-bursting, apartment-evicting monster constructed from screwed rap vocals from ATL’s Rich Kidz, twerked out drums, and what is perhaps mankind’s first recorded “burp drop.” Tweeters beware! Pre-order Out The Speakers on iTunes now, and listen to the stream below.
After teasing tracks with Young Thug, Travi$ Scott, Juvenile and more, A-Trak and Lex Luger have finally unleashed their full Low Pros EP 1, available now at foolsgoldrecs.com/lowpros.
Featuring production from Trizzy and Lex alongside High Klassified, Metro Boomin and Brillz, and guest spots from A$AP Ferg, PeeWee Longway and Que, EP 1 is a basstravaganza that takes trap sounds into outer space. Download and turn up (and check out sick new Low Pros tees at store.foolsgoldrecs.com)!
The first annual Good Times fest went down in Miami a few weeks back, a multi-label friendstravaganza featuring crews from Owsla, Bromance, Boys Noize, Slow Roast, MTA, Jeffrees, Smog, and of course FOOOOOOL’S GOOOOOLD. Watch the official recap video for A-Trak and Craze B2B scratch action, not to mention Anna Lunoe, Tchami, Congorock, Skrillex, Brodinski, Chance The Rapper, and more bringing the vibes to tons of South Florida’s finest party people. (For more recappage, check what went down at our own party in MIA that weekend.)
Duck Sauce continue their streak of genuinely next level music videos with a clip for new single “NRG,” which just premiered on Buzzfeed. Director Dugan O’Neal and comedian Jon C. Daly (Kroll Show) take late-night infomercials to truly psychotic heights, with A-Trak and Armand Van Helden getting in on the increasingly insane action themselves. It’s the perfect visual accompaniment to Duck Sauce’s new album Quack, stuffed full of even more earworm hooks, feel-good beats, and unfiltered cosmic ridiculousness. Get it now on iTunes along with the “NRG” remixes from Skrillex, Kill The Noise, Milo & Otis and Hudson Mohawke. (There’s also a DJ friendly version of Quack on Beatport if that’s your thing.)
Our annual Miami throwdown at Grand Central during Ultra Weekend was another smasher! Featuring DJ sets from A-Trak, Tchami, GLADPVCK (aka gLAdiator b2b LOUDPVCK), surprise guest Oliver, Anna Lunoe, Destructo, Nick Catchdubs, Trippy Turtle & Wave Racer, Carli, High Klassified, Sleepy Tom, DZA and the Peachfuzz Crew (and party people from around the globe losing their minds on the dancefloor), watch this and catch up on all the action for yourself. There’s also photo galleries from Hey Mr. Riot, the Grand Central Facebook, and more, peep some of our favorite selects after the jump. Read More
The Fader linked up with A-Trak at his crib in Williamsburg to talk stereo systems for Sonos’ “At Home With” series. Check it out and grab the new TWRK remix of Low Pros & Juvenile’s “Muscle” that soundtracks the piece.
THE TIME IS NOW… THE DUCK HAS HATCHED! Get Duck Sauce’s long-awaited Quack album on iTunes now, featuring twelve disco-house smashers from A-Trak and Armand Van Helden like “NRG” and “Barbra Streisand” next to other cut-n-paste jams, skits and intergalactic wisdom galore. Stream a taste if you don’t believe us! We’ve also got a special DJ version exclusively on Beatport with extended intros/outros and no skits for da club. QUACK IS BACK!
Mere days before they debut a brand-new Duck Sauce stage show at Coachella (complete with 20 foot inflatable duck!) A-Trak and Armand Van Helden have unleashed a full album stream of their magnum opus Quack, out 4/15. The twelve track LP is an instant dance classic and cut-and-paste milestone, mashing one of a kind pop smashes like “Barbra Streisand” with anthemic club collages and genuinely hysterical skits worthy of the Jerky Boys. QUACK IS BACK! Listen to the whole album now courtesy The Fader, and peep a brand new “Egg” teaser featuring new Quack single “NRG” (which happens to be out now with remixes from Skrillex x Kill The Noise x Milo & Otis and Hudson Mohawke!)