A-Trak has always been known to throw down some undeniably remarkable mixing in his sets. The Canadian producer and Fool’s Gold Records executive has often encouraged his fans to utilize modern technology and their musical passion as they create their own pieces. Now, the creative musician has teamed up with Noisey, TMWRK and THUMP to launch the 1st annual DJ & beat battle through the highly anticipated Goldie Awards as he aspires to make his audience’s dreams come to life.
This incredible competition, hosted by the great New York City rapper Dave East, is an epic opportunity where up-and-coming producers and DJs can showcase their talents as they battle for recognition in front of a star-studded panel of judges, including the world renowned Diplo, Mija, Destructo, Just Blaze, Mannie Fresh and The Whooligan. Diplo, especially, can’t contain his excitement as he announced this once in a lifetime chance through his social media channels today.
— dip (@diplo) July 19, 2017
The lucky winner will have earned the right to release an original track on Fool’s Gold Records, be scheduled to perform at Fool’s Gold Day Off and not to mention have insane bragging rights.
The Goldie Awards has been booked to takes place at Brooklyn Steel on September 7, 2017, and is gaining attention not only for it’s outstanding musical support, but also for the technological cornerstone that the event will bring. The operations of groundbreaking modern technology such as MPCs, CDJs, amongst other types of decks, will be utilized throughout the aspiring DJs performances. With A-Trak taking the lead, there was no doubt that the equipment would be nothing short of amazing. According to the founder A-Trak,
“DJing is everywhere. Even though DJs and producers are bigger than ever, there isn’t really a championship that celebrates both how big they are and how relevant they’ve become. That’s why I started the Goldie Awards.”
If the above quote doesn’t inspire fans to enter, or to attend, maybe the legendary prize will motivate the participants to give it all they’ve got! Applications have slowly started rolling in; however, the potential musical prodigy has until now through August 6, 2017, at 11:59 PM PST, to enter. For more critical information in relation to submissions deadlines and rules, keep it locked to GoldieAwards.com. The Goldie Awards will be broadcasted live – if fans prefer to watch history unfold. They can purchase their tickets as of June 9, 2017, here.