Category: Interviews

Michna & Dust La Rock Mix The Orb

Posted on Oct 21st, 2010

The spirit of collaboration between friends is exactly how Fool’s Gold got started in the first place. So it’s great to see projects like Mix The Orb take shape. This cassette-only mix is a labor of love between FG art director Dust La Rock and iconoclastic BK producer/DJ Michna, who linked up to dig through 20+ years of music by their favorite group, electronic pioneers The Orb.

The resulting mix is an awesomely heady trip worth dusting off your tapedeck for. There are 100 hand-numbered yellow Mix The Orb cassettes available now at Turntable Lab (and alongside the Fool’s Gold Vol 1 Compilation at Opening Ceremony boutiques starting next week). Hit the jump for a Q&A with Dust and Michna about how Mix The Orb came together. Read More

Bag Raiders + Levins OZ Comedy Guide

Posted on Oct 5th, 2010

The best part of touring Australia (other than the fact that they love DJs and partying more than almost anywhere else on the planet) is the ability to hang with awesome Aussies like Sydney synth team Bag Raiders and Heaps Decent honcho / jack-of-all-trades deejay Levins on the same trip. Good times on the reg!

This trio has been responsible for so many laughs while we’re overseas, we figured why not get Chris, Jack and LevDawg to spread the joy, and take a few minutes to talk about their favorite homegrown comedies. With the Bag Raiders’ self-titled new album out now, there’s no better time to share these (down) underground favorites.

Hit the jump for roundtable chuckles, and be sure to pick up the Bag Raiders’ Fool’s Gold EP Big Fun (featuring Donnis raps and XXXChange & Jokers Of The Scene remixes) on vinyl, iTunes, Beatport and everywhere else music is awesome.

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Nacho Lovers In NYC

Posted on Jun 10th, 2010

On June 26th, Nacho Lovers will be repping FG at the NYC edition of the Intel / Vice “Creators Project,” DJing alongside performances from Interpol, Mark Ronson, Salem, and many many more. RSVP for free entry to the all-day event at Milk Studios.

For more Nachos: hit the Turntable Lab blog for a quick Q&A in conjunction with their new single “Deeper” (a record you may have heard us talking about before…) and then head over to the TTL digital site for an accompanying chart featuring lots of hidden house heatrocks.

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Jokers Of The Scene / Mixhell Q&A

Posted on May 18th, 2010

Jokers Of The Scene will be making their way to São Paulo to guest at Mixhell’s monthly party at Bar Secreto this Friday (5/21). To celebrate, Mixhell asked them a few probing Q&As. Delve into the minds of Linus and Chris

For more hot JOTS action check out Boy 8 Bit’s latest Essential Mix (featuring their awesome “Rejected Remix” of Ali Love’s “Love Harder”) and get psyched for next Tuesday’s release of their new single “Revolting Joks”!

Free Todd Edwards EP + XLR8R Interview

Posted on Apr 7th, 2010

FG friend Todd Edwards just released his new one “I Might Be” on Scion A/V, backed with remixes by Joy Orbison, MJ Cole, Feadz and My Dear Disco. Download the whole thing over here.

When you’re done, hit XLR8R for a new profile on the producer, featuring some quotes from Kingdom, who’s debut “Mind Reader” features a most excellent remix by Todd that you can grab on iTunes, Beatport and everywhere else fine digital music is sold (12″ vinyl on the way!)

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