Wouldn’t it be awesome if the Bruiser Brigade had their own McLaughlin Group roundtable show? News and commentary on the issues of the day… bitch. Until that glorious moment occurs, we’ll have to make do with interviews like this one, where Danny Brown’s go-to producer Skywlkr talks beatmaking, metal and more with the always on-point Passion Of The Weiss. For more Skywlkr beats, check his Bandcamp, and for more POTW Bruiser coverage, check their extremely thorough “making of XXX” piece. (And PBS get at us about the show!)
So you’ve picked up Jokers Of The Scene’s new EPs J0T5 and J0T5 RMXD. “But Mister Goldbar!” you say. “We need more VIBES!” No problemo: go check out some expertly recommended selections from the Jokers on their new Beatport chart, a collection of tunes that compliments their own new music like a fine wine. BASS GRAPES. Read More
Check out this mix of new and unreleased tunes from Greenmoney, accompanying their extensive interview in the arts section of The Independent. (The guys’ debut Gold Ru$h EP on Fool’s Gold is still jamming too…)
“He endeavors to explore the subject in such descriptive ways that we wonder if might not be some sort of crotch scientist, someone who’s so much more than a rapper, someone who is doing all of this hard work for the betterment of mankind. He steps away from the mic, exists the live room and is gone without another word. Just a saggy handshake and something like an unspoken exchange that he’s got to get back to work. There’s more research to be done. There are more answers that he seeks.”
Check out an interview with Cubic Zirconia over at Stark talking about the craziness that was the Fool’s Gold 4 Year Anniversary party, making the “New York album” that would become Follow Your Heart (out now on FG), the good Doctor Dre, and much more.
Peep Cubic Zirconia on internet television programs: Tiombe chats with Das Racist and friends for their Chillin Island podcast, Nick Hook gives studio advice on Brodinski’s “Heeere’s Brodinski” show for Konbini. Read More
Check the latest edition of Scion A/V’s “Dance Zine” for Julianne Shepherd’s chat with Cubic Zirconia’s Tiombe Lockhart about her experiences at the front of the stage and behind the camera. Check some of her CZ vids after the jump, and check an extended version of the Q&A over on Julianne’s Tumblr. Read More
Check out MTV Hive’s interview with Just Blaze about making (and DJing) dance music, including some gems about his mid-blizzard set at the Fool’s Gold Holiday Party two years ago, and his forthcoming FG EP (“A lot of interesting chops…a house meets hip-hop perspective.”)
Last week we had Dave1 playing at the store for Tight Space, our new live streaming show with G-Technology, featuring exclusive DJ sets from the FG fam. Check out what went down – as well as a new Q&A with Dave and Tight Space host Elliot Aronow – and go “like” the G-Tech Facebook page for details on the next episode, airing this Wednesday (8/3) with a special guest set from A-Trak.