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Music has the ability to communicate a wide emotional spectrum, and this week’s 5 Best Songs do just that. Whether it be Porter Robinson giving us some anthemic waves of synth, or Cam’ron going in on a vintage Dipset banger, the emotions translated this week tend to be chill-inducing. Fucked Up growls about drinking sangria… More »

Hey, whoever’s in charge of music video releases! Can you space things out a little better, please? Last week, I scrambled to come up with five watchable videos. This week, I have to leave out a few videos that I legitimately loved, only because the selection was too rich. That’s why you won’t find Mogwai’s… More »

MDMA aka ecstasy aka Molly has a long, storied musical history and wizened drug rappers Danny Brown and Juicy J have been spearheading a new Molly movement since the dawn of the decade. But ever since spring 2012 — around the time Madonna named her album MDNA and Kanye rapped “Somethin’ ’bout Mary, she gone… More »

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Download Low Pros EP1

Earlier this year, A-Trak teamed up with the Virginia rap producer Lex Luger to form Low Pros, a new production duo that splits the difference…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2014 - 3:24 pm

Stream Duck Sauce Quack

A few years ago, A-Trak got together with the pioneering house/garage producer Armand Van Helden to form the playful dance duo Duck Sauce, and they…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2014 - 11:43 am

Low Pros – “Muscle” (Feat. Juvenile)

If A-Trak seems, at first, to be the driving force behind Low Pros, his new duo with trap-rap producer Lex Luger, he sure looked like…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2014 - 3:36 pm

Low Pros – “100 Bottles” (Feat. Travi$ Scott)

A-Trak recently joined forces with the great Virginia producer and Waka Flocka Flame collaborator Lex Luger to form the duo Low Pros, and "Jack Tripper,"…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2014 - 4:02 pm

Lo Pros (A-Trak & Lex Luger) – “Jack Tripper” (Feat. Young Thug & PeeWee Longway)

He's been a dance-music headliner for years, but A-Trak was a DMC World Champion turntablist before he was old enough to drive, and now he's…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2014 - 10:17 am

Cam’ron & A-Trak – “Humphrey”

Harlem rap prince Cam'ron and dance-music mogul A-Trak have a collaborative EP called Federal Reserve on the way, and it's potentially going to be awesome,…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2014 - 10:40 am

Download Duck Sauce Duck Droppings EP

Duck Sauce, the dance production duo of A-Trak and Armand Van Helden, don't release new tracks all that often, but when they do, those tracks…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2014 - 3:30 pm

A-Trak & Oliver – “Zamboni”

Large swaths of the country are as cold as ice right now, so what better time to release a club track called "Zamboni"? That's exactly…
Chris DeVille | December 9, 2013 - 5:56 pm

Behind The Scenes At Fool’s Gold’s Day Off 2013

On Monday, the Brooklyn-based Fool's Gold label carried on its tradition of hat-tipping old New York with an annual Day Off block party. Helmed by…
Puja Patel | September 4, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Phoenix – “Trying To Be Cool (A-Trak Remix)”

Breakbot and Soul Clap have already remixed "Trying To Be Cool," the latest precision-engineered single from Phoenix's new album Bankrupt!, and now dancefloor big dog…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2013 - 11:17 am

Duck Sauce – “It’s You” Video

Last week, A-Trak and Armand Van Helden-duo Duck Sauce returned with zippy track "It's You." For its visual treatment, they've brought the song's barbershop quarter…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 25, 2013 - 3:55 pm

Duck Sauce – “It’s You”

A-Trak and Armand Van Helden's production duo Duck Sauce have returned with "It's You." The barber shop-y track was premiered on earlier today on Zane…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 19, 2013 - 4:14 pm

A-Trak – “Jumbo” (Feat. Galantis) Video

You could make the argument that A-Trak, thanks in part to projects like Duck Sauce, makes more reliably fun music videos than almost anyone else…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2013 - 12:21 pm

Dizzee Rascal – “H-Town” (Feat. Bun B & Trae) (Prod. A-Trak)

There were many, many interesting things about the London rapper Dizzee Rascal when he was an ascendant grime star a little less than a decade…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2013 - 10:54 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Every music video that came out during this apocalyptic, ridiculous week felt like a way to kill a few minutes before either flames consumed the…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2013 - 12:10 pm

A-Trak & Tommy Trash – “Tuna Melt” Video

Last year, A-Trak put together a bunch of collaborations with different producers on his Tuna Melt EP. And that EP's title track, a team-up with…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2013 - 2:47 pm

A-Trak – “Piss Test Remix” Video (Feat. Juicy J, Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P & Flosstradamus)

In assembling the remix for his awesomely ignorant Juicy J/Danny Brown drug-rap throwdown "Piss Test," dance-rap baron A-Trak recruited a deep, wide, and fascinating lineup…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2013 - 11:29 am

Diplo, Skrillex, And A-Trak Start YouTube Music Network POTATO

For the past few days over social media, Diplo, Skrillex, and A-Trak have been dropping clues about a new project with the wacky name "Potato…
Liz Pelly | February 16, 2013 - 1:37 pm

Watch A$AP Rocky On Letterman With A-Trak, AraabMuzik, DJ Clark Kent

Last night, on the release date of his major label debut Long.Live.A$AP, A$AP Rocky debuted on the Late Show With David Letterman stage in as…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2013 - 9:41 am