What’s good, Fool’s Gold massive? Your favorite record nerd is back again to drop some gems on you, and when I say “gems” I really mean useless shit from the treasure trove that is La Cabeza De Cosmo. Now it’s fucking crazy to me that, here in the 21st Century, there still isn’t equal rights for the LGBT community in America. I cannot wrap my head around the fact that 2 people who love each other and devote their lives to one another, that are gay, do not share the same rights as those who are straight. One day, people will look back at this time and just be ashamed of themselves. Another thing that drives me absolutely batshit crazy are those people in the DJ and dance music community who are completely (consciously or not) homophobic. Don’t you know, if it weren’t for the gay community, none of this shit would even be here in the way it is? But that all might be another discussion for another time, and my time is so very precious, so let me get right to the music this week with “I Was Born This Way.” Read More
Chromeo are hitting the road with The Suzan and MNDR this month for their “Risky Business” North American trek. Full dates and info after the jump. To get you in the mood, download the Duck Sauce remix of “Hot Mess” (now with extra La Roux) from RCRD LBL.
New raps for the new year from Izza Kizza, put together once again by our own Catchdini. Download here and check the tracklist after the jump. (FYI: the Kizza / Crookers collab “What Up Y’all” is still available from all Fool’s Gold vinyl and digital retailers, and still jamming as a MF.) Read More
This week’s year-end wrapup edition of Washington City Paper features our friend Dave Nada in a front page story about moombahton, the caliente 110bpm subgenre he coined several months back. Check it out and be sure to download Dave’s Foolcast mix from this past March (as mentioned in the article) and grab his awesome, tempo flipping “boombahton” mix of LA Riots’ “Bombah.”
Jokers Of The Scene recently made Toronto their home, and to celebrate the move (and the release of their “Joking Victim” single, of course) they’re taking you on a journey this Saturday at The Social, with none other than Andrew Ross of Nacho Lovers on board as co-pilot of this technotheque.