Tuesday, March 18, 2008

A Trizzy @ Oh Snap!

This coming Saturday sees one of Hip Hop's youngest stars and one of the DJ worlds biggest stars touch down at Oh Snap!

Of course Im talking about Canada's own DJ A TRAK

heres the story in short so far...

Alain Macklovitch (born March 30, 1982) is a Montreal-based DJ and turntablist. He performs and records under the name A-Trak.

Macklovitch won the DMCs World DJ Championship in 1997 at the age of 15, the youngest recipient of the award ever. He was also the first Canadian to ever win the DMCs World DJ Championship. He was later asked to join the Invisibl Skratch Piklz, and is a member of The Allies. A-Trak cites the DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince album "He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper" as a big influence into turntablism. A-Trak is the younger brother of David Macklovitch, the guitarist and lead singer of the synth-pop duo Chromeo.

He is currently supporting Kanye West as his official tour DJ.In addition A-Trak also runs his own labels "Fool's Gold" with Nick Catchdubs & "Audio Research" with his brother David Macklovitch.

MP3 - Boys Noize "Oh!" [A Trak Remix]

MP3 - Sinden and the Count of Monte Cristal "Beeper" [A Trak Remix]

MP3 - Kayne West "Stronger" [A Trak Remix]

MP3 - Digitalism "Idealistic" [A Trak Remix]

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