A-Trak has continuously redefined the role of the modern DJ, with an ever-expanding job description that has come to include: record label head, in-demand remixer (as illustrated by the recent compilation In The Loop: A Decade Of Remixes), Grammy-nominated producer, festival curator, cultural commentator, and more. But the central node of his identity has always been DJing. A twenty year veteran, the #RealDJing advocate remains a force like no other anytime he jumps behind the decks.

To kick off the new year, A-Trak takes us on a jaw-dropping journey through his crates with Cut It Out! : A 74 Minute DJ Mix, a genre-agnostic collection that only he could deliver. With a track listing that ranges from Jean-Luc Ponty to $uicideboy$, from Fool’s Gold newcomers Madeaux and Promnite to the UK’s Belly Squad to the Deftones, from Soundcloud rap to YouTube rips, chock full of turntable wizardry and custom remixes…this mix might remind you of classic sonic explorations like 2ManyDJs’ seminal “As Heard On Radio Soulwax” series or early Hollertronix mixes, updated for the times.

Keep an eye out for A-Trak’s cover story in the January issue of DJ Magazine. Poised to bring #RealDJing back to the forefront in 2017, A-Trak’s got a few tricks up his (record) sleeves.


Jean-Luc Ponty x Kanye West – Don’t Let The World Tell You Nothing
1991 – Bohemian
Soulja Boy – Birdwalk (Zora Jones & Sinjin Hawke Bootleg)
DROELOE – Make My Day
Treez Lowkey x Take A Daytrip – Listen
Sunni (Colón) – Black Hole Sun
Larry June – The P
Fatima Yamaha – Love Invaders (Redinho Remix)
Lucas – Okaytho
24hrs ft. Dwn2Earth – Madonna
Deeb – Theme From Endless Sunset
Chrome Sparks – Marijuana
Mura Masa ft. Riko Dan & ASAP Rocky – Lovesick (Mumdance Remix)
LH4L ft. Billion Dollars – Neoprene
Laura Nyro – I Am The Blues
Madeaux – To See Her Dance
The Futures – Ain’t No Time Fa Nothing
Bejo – Mucho
Dabrye – Air
Leon Else – Dance (Oliver Remix)
Sorcerer – Chemise
The Blackbyrds – Mysterious Vibez (Sam Von Horn’s Vibey Edit)
Justin Timberlake – Like I Love You (Vandalized Edit)
Misiu – All A Dream
Detroit Swindle – Figure Of Speech
Afriquoi – Mwana Wa
Adesse Versions – Pride
Mason – To The Rhythm
Cassius ft. Ryan Tedder – The Missing (Metronomy’s EDM Remix)
Ruckazoid – Too Bad
MyStro Quarters – Jheri Curl
Belly Squad – Moves
$uicideboy$ – Antarctica
Paul Simon x Nico Segal & Nate Fox – Stranger
Promnite – Cruisin’ USA
Audio Push – Reppin
Nine Inch Nails x Danny Brown x A-Trak – Becoming A Blunt
Deftones – Bored
Rage Against The Machine – Freedom
Eagles Of Death Metal – Cherry Cola
Korn – Twist
deadmau5 – 2448
Jacques Lu Cont – In The Night
Punky Blasterr – Swoop (A-Trak’s “where’s the downbeat” Edit)
Chrissy Edits – Discoglide
Rogerseventytwo – You Take Me Higher (NT89 Remix)
Herbert – Moving Like A Train (Smith N Hack Remix)
Yung Nation – Diabetic
Plump DJs – Gobstopper
Hasse de Moor & GLD – Work
Dombresky – Utopia (Born Ready Remix)
Koreless – TT
Vince Staples – Big Time
A Tribe Called Quest – Solid Wall Of Sound

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