You’ve probably heard IAMSU without even knowing it: he’s the producer responsible for the slapping beat on “Up” by LoveRance (and on NYC radio, 50 Cent). He’s also a solo artist in his own right, and on his excellent new mixtape KILT he teams up with fellow producer/MC (and longtime FG fam) Trackademicks for the track “Clothes Shows And Afros.” Download the whole thing here.
After skipping a month to accomodate a new, earlier timeslot on SiriusXM, A-Trak is back with a brand spankin new episode of Fool’s Gold Radio for May, featuring the latest bangers from the label (and a bunch of upcoming, unreleased jams!) and much more. Grab it here or subscribe to the podcast via iTunes.
We’re excited to announce the FOOL’S GOLD CLUBHOUSE series of festival events and more, with a Clubhouse stage at HARD Summer in Los Angeles the first to be unveiled. Curated by label heads A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs, the Clubhouse will include some of the most exciting names from the FG roster, extended fam, and beyond.
The HARD lineup will include A-Trak, Danny Brown, AraabMUZIK, Action Bronson, Craze, Nick Catchdubs, Mr. Muthafuckin Exquire and Jim-E Stack. Check the HARD blog for an interview with Nick Catchdubs and an exclusive Clubhouse mix, which you can stream and download below.
Telephoned’s Maggie Horn is well into a fundraising drive for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, to help fund medical research into these ailments (you can read more about it here), and to encourage people to support the cause, the band is releasing a new cover of fun’s “We Are Young” that you can download in exchange for a donation to the fundraising drive. Sez Telephoned: “We’re trying to see if we can use our craft (making music!) to drive money towards a good cause. Listen to the song snippet, donate today, and share this project with friends!”
To celebrate the release of his debut EP So Complete (out today!) our longtime bud DJ Fashen whipped up this mix of disco house heatrocks direct from his LA lab. Check it!
Subscribe to the Foolcast via iTunes or your favorite RSS reader at the main Foolcast page, where you can also download the download the mix directly (right click and save-as). Full tracklist (and So Complete previews) after the jump. Follow Fashen on Twitter if you know what’s good for ya…
Flosstradamus are gearing up for the 5/8 release of their Jubilation 2.0 EP on Fool’s Gold (preview “Rollup” here) with a ton of internet goodies for you. Check out their two hour BBC Radio set from “Diplo And Friends” on Mixcloud, download their collab with North Carolina’s Deniro Fararr over at Rolling Stone, check their 5 favorite remixes at Pigeons And Planes, and watch J2K rock out at home to new creation “Lana’s Theme” on YouTube after the jump. Read More
Pitchfork reviewed Kool AD of Das Racist’s latest solo joint 51 today, mentioning our dude Trackademicks as part of the tapes’ “impressive” lineup of producers alongside Young L and more. We agree! Download 51 here, check out more from Track on his Soundcloud, and stay tuned for some new joints very soon… Read More