A-Trak at the 2018 Goldie Awards. (Source: Facebook)
The Goldie Awards have announced the judges for the 2019 competition, which goes down in New York City on Oct. 17.
The awards, which feature separate DJ and beat battles, will be judged by an eclectic lineup. They include Armand Van Helden, Just Blaze, Busy P, Craze, Take A Daytrip, Alison Wonderland, UNIIQU3, and Kittens.
Entries for the DJ and beat battles are open until Sept. 1. Submission and ticket info can be found here.
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Goldie Awards DJ battle (Source: Facebook)
DJs and producers have one month left to enter A-Trak‘s third annual Goldie Awards DJ and beat battle.
Applicants can enter by completing the submission form on the Goldie Awards website and uploading a video to Instagram or YouTube by Sept. 1.
The Goldie Awards will select eight DJs and eight producers from the video submissions to compete in New York City on Oct. 17.
Get more info and buy tickets on the Goldie Awards website.
Stay tuned for updates on DJcity, which is an official partner of the competition.
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2018 Goldie Awards DJ Battle winner YUTO competes. (Source: Goldie Awards)
A-Trak has announced the return of the Goldie Awards, his annual DJ and beat battle. Hopeful turntablists and producers may enter by uploading a one-minute video to Instagram or Youtube and submitting it via the Goldie Awards website along with a questionnaire.
Eight competitors will be chosen in each category, and are allowed to use whatever equipment they choose. In the past, the battle has been judged by an all-star lineup of artists including Mark Ronson, Just Blaze, Anna Lunoe, and more. The event will be held at Brooklyn Steel in New York City on October 17.
Click here for more info and watch the 3rd Annual Goldie Awards trailer below.
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The DJ finalists are John Beez (U.S.), K-Swizz (New Zealand), Kayper (U.K.), Miles Medina (U.S.), Rocket Jackson (U.S.), Rafik (Germany), Vekked (Canada), and Yuto (Japan).
The producer finalists are DJ Brace (Canada), City The Beatmaster (U.S.), Fresh Kils (Canada), Holly (Portugal), MSCLS (U.S.), R!OT (U.S.), STFU (U.S.), and Young Sidechain (U.S.).
The winning producer will get to release a song on A-Trak’s Fool’s Gold label while the winning DJ will get to perform at the Fool’s Gold Day Off festival.
Check out the finalists below.
We're excited to introduce you to the 8 contestants who made the cut for the first annual Goldie Awards DJ Battle 🎚Watch it all go down Sept 7 at @brooklynsteel in NYC. We received an overwhelming number of incredible submissions so we selected two more finalists then originally planned! 💪🏻 Congrats to: @johnbeeztheone @djkswizz @kayperofficial @milesmedina @3two1blastoff @dj_rafik @vekked @djyuto_ Tix & info: goldieawards.com
After recently winning the DMC Online Team Championship with Vekked, DJ Brace has set his sights on A-Trak’s Goldie Awards battle. The Canadian turntablist is doing something different though, this time competing as a producer.
The Goldie Awards is a new DJ and producer battle that will take place in New York City on September 7. Competitors will be judged by a panel that includes Diplo, DJ Craze, Just Blaze, Mannie Fresh, and Destructo. The winning producer will get to release a song on A-Trak’s Fool’s Gold label while the winning DJ will get to perform at the Fool’s Gold Day Off festival.
To be considered for the live final, entrants must upload a one-minute video on the Goldie Awards website by August 6.
Watch Brace’s entry above.
“Currently on a coast to coast Canadian tour, but I decided to come out of solo DJ battle retirement one last time to take a shot at A-Trak’s Goldie Awards. I put a little spin on a routine you may have heard before… this time with even more Mortal Kombat, some Street Fighter, Earthworm Jim, and NBA Jam.”
Vekked told us that he connected an Xkey Air keyboard to Serato Pitch ‘n Time via Bluetooth to control the pitch of the Sega loop.
The Goldie Awards is a new DJ and beat battle that will feature six DJs and six producers competing in their respective categories. The competition will be judged by a star-studded panel that includes Diplo, DJ Craze, Just Blaze, Mannie Fresh, Destructo, and Mija. The deadline to enter is August 6, and the live battle will take place at Brooklyn Steel in New York City on September 7.
Watch Vekked’s routine above.
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