A Trak

A Trak

Artists Biography

-A-Trak (born Alain Macklovitch March 30, 1982) is a Montreal-based DJ and turntablist.

-A-Trak won the DMCs World DJ Championship in 1997 at the age of 15, making him both the youngest and the only Canadian winner of the competition[1].

-He was the first DJ to win all three major DJ competition titles (DMC, ITF and Vestax) and the first DJ to win five DMC championships[2]

-He was later asked to join the now-defunct DJ crew Invisibl Skratch Piklz, and is a member of The Allies. Read more on Last.fm


-A-Trak (born Alain Macklovitch March 30, 1982) is a Montreal-based DJ and turntablist.

-A-Trak won the DMCs World DJ Championship in 1997 at the age of 15, making him both the youngest and the only Canadian winner of the competition[1].

-He was the first DJ to win all three major DJ competition titles (DMC, ITF and Vestax) and the first DJ to win five DMC championships[2]

-He was later asked to join the now-defunct DJ crew Invisibl Skratch Piklz, and is a member of The Allies.

-He cites the DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince album "He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper" as his introduction to turntablism.

-A-Trak is the current tour DJ for rapper Kanye West. He uses Serato Scratch LIVE.

-A-Trak is the younger brother of David Macklovitch of the band Chromeo, with whom he runs the record label Audio Research.[3]

-A-Trak attended Montreal private school Stanislas from the elementary level through lycée.

-He is also affiliated with the Fool's Gold record label.


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