Posted on Dec 9th, 2022
Though he hung up his fedora long ago, A-Trak is a man of many hats. Earlier this year, he surprised the whole DJ community by dropping 2 EPs entirely produced on the mythical SP1200 drum machine. It even earned him a glowing review in the New Yorker. Some of his DJ friends volunteered to make remixes and club-friendly edits of the jams, that were intentionally rough around the edges. Amine Edge & DANCE, the globe-trotting Frenchmen, fine-tuned an edit of “Spit” that has been a mainstay in Skream and Jackmaster’s sets; and the legend Laidback Luke took “Cortez” into a Mongoloidz-meets-Roulé sound on his “1997” remix. Listen now.