Twenty-three-year-old DJ A-Trak has evolved from prepubescent turntablist to a respected artist (who has toured with everyone from Diplo to Kanye West) and head of the Fool’s Gold imprint with Nick Catchdubs. Fans will get to see what A-Trak is up to with the label when he and the other artists on the roster tour North America in just a few weeks.
Artists on the tour include A-Trak’s lady friend Kid Sister, Ed Banger’s hip-house resident DJ Mehdi, the Daft Punk-groomed Kavinsky, and A-Trak and Catchdubs themselves. In addition, Chicago retro-hoppers (and Fool’s Gold signees) Cool Kids will join the group for a few dates. Following the North American jaunt, Mehdi and A-Trak bring their tag-team set to Europe for "The DJ Mehdi & A-Trak Spectacular Review." [sic]
The recently formed label has already released Kid Sister’s hit “Control” and A-Trak’s Dirty South Dance Remixes, and has forthcoming releases from Kavinsky, Cool Kids, and newcomer Kid Cudi. Plus, there are some beats in the works from Australia’s Bag Raiders and Canada’s Jokers of the Scene. Dudes with New Era hats and throwback Nikes are stoked.
For more exclusive A-Trak and Kid Sister action, check out their interview on XLR8R TV: Episode 3.
Fool’s Gold Tour Dates
10/04 Montreal, QC: Club Soda
10/17 New York, NY: Hiro Ballroom
10/18 Vancouver, BC: Celebrities
10/19 Los Angeles, CA: Roxy
10/20 San Francisco, CA: Mezzanine
10/21 Chicago, IL: Empty Bottle
10/22 Toronto, ON: Revival
DJ Mehdi & A-Trak Spectacular Review Tour Dates
10/25 Glasgow, UK: Sub Club
10-26 Edinburgh, UK: Cabaret Voltaire
10/27 Bristol, UK: Clockwork
10/31 Paris, FR: TBA
11/02 Liverpool, UK: Chibuku
11/03 Moscow, RU: TBA