We’ve teamed up with VFILES and MTV for VFILES LOUD!, a new program to discover the best up and coming musicians around the globe. Unsigned artists can submit tracks in a variety of genres (pop, electronic, R&B, rock, and hip-hop) through the VFILES LOUD! website and have them judged by a board of mentors (including MTV programmers, stylists, and a lil guy named A-Trak). The best submission wins an official release on Fool’s Gold, a VFILES-directed music video, a worldwide TV premier on MTV, and a party with all of us to celebrate. Hit vfiles.com/LOUD and get cracking! Read More
Sketchers! Painters! Sculptors! Muppeteers! We’re lookin for ya. It’s always a treat seeing how fans interpret the Fool’s Gold fam in their own artwork, from the countless Danny Brown tattoos out in the world to that one time a girl drew A-Trak out of ketchup. So to kick things up a notch, we’ve decided to officially showcase the best each week on #FGFanArt Fridays.
Post your work on Instagram and Tumblr with the #FGFanArt tag. We will highlight our favorites each Friday on the Fool’s Gold Instagram and Tumblr accounts, and at the end of the month we’ll send out a FG prize pack to the coolest submission of the bunch. Get crackin!
With his new Flexin’ EP currently wiggling into the hearts of party people across the universe, Sammy Bananas is on a hot streak. And it’s only set to continue with the announcement of his new “Yellow Pages” residency at The303, promising a funky good time every month in NYC with Sammy and friends starting this Wednesday 2/19. If you prefer gettin down to the SB sound in the comfort of your own home, Sammy has launched the #ToBeFlexin contest with interweb adventurers to.be. Check out the rules here and get to GIF-in!
Danny Brown is playing two special all-ages NYC gigs at Terminal 5 this weekend with the mighty Sleigh Bells! Friday is sold out, but tickets are still available for Saturday. To celebrate, we’re giving you two Danny x SB “Brown Bells” blends from Nick Catchdubs and a chance to win tickets for Saturday’s show: just tweet this link with the #BrownBells hashtag and two lucky winners will get a pair of tickets each.
Producers! Get your most wigsplitting, necksnapping, EGHCK!worthy tracks together for the Mass Appeal x Legitmix Pusha T “Rhythm Roulette” beat contest, judged by the collective braintrust at Fool’s Gold, Mad Decent, OWSLA, True Panther and many other fine record labels. Sign up at Legitmix and submit your best stuff: finalists will have a chance to submit beats directly to Pusha for the creation of a brand-new single to be released by Legitmix. Get busy!
Our recent remix contest for A-Trak & Zinc’s Natalie Storm-featuring “Like The Dancefloor” brought in a slew of great entries, with Bad Mr Kitty’s laser-laced contribution named the victor. You can get it now on Beatport!
For more contest winners, check out the top picks of our Crookers remix contest with Gotta Dance Dirty here, and our Danny Brown contest with LegitMix here. (Don’t worry producers, we’ll have more chances for you to strut your stuff soon…)
We partnered up with the good folks at Gotta Dance Dirty to throw a remix contest for “Trillex,” one of the chunkiest cuts off Crookers’ recent Bowser EP on Fool’s Gold. Winners will snag FG x AiAiAi headphones, FG tees and more. Check out the details here, download the parts and go nuts!
Hit up play.beatport.com and check out the “Like The Dancefloor” remix contest! Download the stems to A-Trak and Zinc’s banger featuring Natalie Storm, work your production magic, and enter to win prizes (including a new Pioneer DJ controller and a pair of FG x AiAiAi headphones) and props… whatcha waiting for?!?
Danny Brown’s “Grown Up” showcases the Detroit MC’s peerless flow and truly original style. Now it’s your to show and prove with your own spin on it! We partnered up with Legitmix, TDK and HipHopDX for a remix contest: download the acapella and get busy! Details and prize info here, get the original “Grown Up” (produced by Party Supplies) on iTunes now.
NT89 has been keeping busy ever since the release of his Voices EP on Fool’s Gold, whipping up a gang of new tracks in his Italian techno laboratory. You can hear some new ones on his new mix for Vice, as well as this Reebok remix contest featuring his “Positive” – download the stems and get to work!