Category: Downloads

Rappin Ass Thursdays #41

Posted on Jul 29th, 2010

Sometimes I feel bad about skipping (several) Thursdays on this column, but I’ve come to realize that I never meant to write this up religiously every week, for the same reason that I don’t write about every brand new record or leak already cluttering up blogland. This isn’t Julia & Julia with curse words, I’m gonna write about some stuff I feel like talmbout when I feel like talmboutit, not a dutiful batch of pithy remarks and Sendspaces you can set your watch to. So, without further ado… links and stuff after the jump! Read More

Telephoned Keep Their Heads Ringin Mixtape + Chromeo Tour!

Posted on Jul 28th, 2010

Fool’s Gold’s dynamic duo Telephoned have put together a joyful new mixtape, Keep Their Heads Ringin, just in time for their opening slot on Chromeo’s US tour (which kicked off this week with killer shows in DC and Philly and funks across North America for the rest of the summer).

Keep… gives listeners a perfect taste of the new sounds Maggie and producer Sammy Bananas have woven into their repertoire of party starting not-quite-cover songs. But don’t take our word for it, check what The FADER had to say when they premiered the tape this AM:

“As far as cover bands go, Telephoned’s probably not the one your cousin Lupo from Long Island’s gonna call to play his wedding. Taking their concept from the old game of telephone, the duo of Maggie Horn and Sammy Bananas translate popular music through their various personal filters for an off-the-wall end version of the initial song, drawing on influences which seem to include: NYC nightlife, Hot 97, general fun times, 1990s club music, sequins and neon x-rays. Their second mixtape sticks mostly to the top 40 R&B/rap bent of their first, twisting tracks everybody knows through their high-nightlife techno vision (though Chelley’s “Took the Night” and Teki Latex’s “Dinosaurs With Guns” both get the Telephoned treatment). A version of Donnis’ “Gone” is turned into a kind of screwed down, emo-club Dem Bow, while Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” and Jay-Z’s “On to the Next One” are warped into clamoring, post-Swizz pop art, with Bananas blessedly dipping his foot in the long lost genre of drill n bass.”

Download the mixtape here, and hit the release party in NYC tonight at Ella! Chromeo tourdates after the jump.

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New Kingdom EP + More Music

Posted on Jul 28th, 2010

Following his debut single “Mind Reader” on Fool’s Gold, Kingdom returns with a deep and inventive new EP for his Night Slugs crew in London. Grab That Mystic on Beatport, Juno, iTunes and everywhere else digital music is sold.

If that’s not enough new Kingdom music for you, his Mikix The Cat remix is out now on Beatport, and fans of freebies can grab his Restless People remix and No Lay / Silkie refix from XLR8R. There’s even a Waka Flocka edit pon the tweets!

Stay tuned for a new Fact mix and much more…

Kid Sister x Nina Sky x Nadastrom on Jersey Shore Soundtrack

Posted on Jul 21st, 2010

Check out the newly released Jersey Shore soundtrack album for Kid Sister’s “Lookout Weekend,” a cover of Debbie Deb’s freestyle classic produced by Nadastrom and guest-starring Nina Sky. The album also contains fist pumpers from our friends Diplo, Afrojack, Steve Aoki, and… well it’s hard to concentrate when it takes soooo much self control not to flip this with Kid Sis, the Nadastroms and the NS twins into the most epic Photoshop face swap of all time. Dream big!

Bonus beat: check Nadastrom’s new Mixpak podcast for more Fool’s Gold action, including a clever Congorock edit and a preview of Dave Nada’s forthcoming LA Riots remix.

Treasure Fingers Live SF Set

Posted on Jul 21st, 2010

Head over to Treasure Fingers’ Soundcloud to grab this live set recorded at Temple in San Francisco on 7/17.

Says TF: “Radio rip from awdio.com, please excuse any minor glitches throughout and the heavy compression. Sorry – no tracklist.” Doesn’t matter, it’s a groovy one!

Check Treasure Fingers and more Fool’s Gold fam at Audiotistic this Saturday in San Bernadino.

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Foolcast 015 – LA Riots Summer 2010 Mix

Posted on Jul 13th, 2010

Like they always do at this time, LA Riots return with another seasonal Foolcast of current favorites smashed up against their own remixes and new productions. The Summer 2010 mix is their housiest, most wiggle-inducing set to date, including a TJR mix of upcoming Riots single “The Drop” and a tease of “Control Your Tuba” off the forthcoming Fool’s Gold Compilation LP, due out this fall.

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). Hit the jump for the tracklist. Read More

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New Flashing Lights Mix + DC / NYC Shows

Posted on Jul 13th, 2010

Check out this new mix from FG’s Nick Catchdubs and party co-conspirators DJ Ayres and Jubilee for their Flashing Lights bash, featuring fresh tunes from Kingdom, Nacho Lovers and many more.

The next Flashing Lights events are Thursday, 7/29 at U Street Music Hall in Washington DC, and Friday, 7/30 at Webster Hall in NYC (with Nero and Gaslamp Killer). Read More

New Jokers Of The Scene Mix

Posted on Jul 8th, 2010

Check out JOTS latest deejay mix, a collection of jams old and new (including the Shit Robot remix of their forthcoming “Joking Victim” single) for Berlin’s Pulse Radio. Download at the Pulse site or stream via JOTS’ Soundcloud (the tracklist lives over there, too).

There’s also an interview that accompanies the mix. For even more JOTS, hit up Discobelle and grab their remix of Kele’s “Tenderoni.”

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