Posted on Jan 9th, 2014
Sammy Bananas has been keeping Fool’s Gold funky since the label first began. Yet all his smash bootlegs, remixes and original jams (both as a solo artist and as one half of FG duos Fifteenth and Telephoned) were merely setting the stage for the brand new Flexin’ EP, a back-to-the-future blast of house, disco and R&B vibes blended together as only one Banana man can. It’s a master class in party music from a scholar of New Jack Swing.
As if these hybrid cuts weren’t fun enough on their own, we’ve pressed Flexin’ onto limited-edition colored vinyl, complete with mustachioed “Mr. Flex” cutout figure (designed by RAZAUNO) for maximum DIY dance party action. Sammy Bananas is in the house, literally in your house. Peep some action shots of Mr. Flex with A-Trak, Chromeo and more after the jump…
Preorder the vinyl now and we’ll send you mp3s of the EP as an early-bird bonus. Members of our drip.fm subscription service THE GOLDMINE get the release immediately as well (WAVs too, if that’s yer thing.) Come party with us on Wednesday, January 15th at the Flexin’ NYC release party at The 303 with tunes by Sammy, Nick Catchdubs and DJ Lindsey.
Posted on Jan 9th, 2014
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It’s that time of year… Coachella just dropped their lineup announcement for this year, and our own Chromeo, Duck Sauce, Flosstradamus, RL Grime, Anna Lunoe and Carnage are representing alongside Kid Cudi, Dillon Francis, GTA, some guys from Georgia named Outkast and tons more. Get tix while they last at coachella.com and stay tuned for info on anything else we might have cracking in the desert during the festivities…
Posted on Jan 8th, 2014
For our annual FG x LTD+ holiday bash, we skipped the North Pole and went straight to Chiraq, flying Young Chop and friends to Westway to rock a set of high-grade turn-uppables. 100s was also in the building, hosting (and performing “1999” and “My Activator”) in a very festive head-to-toe red ensemble, and NYC’s finest Nick Catchdubs, Ni– Sky and DJ Wonder held down the 1s and 2s all night. Watch the official recap vid above and stay tuned for the next Fool’s Gold event very soon…
Posted on Jan 7th, 2014
What happens when actor / entertainer / dionysian life coach Fabrizio Goldstein (aka The Fat Jew) puts his buttery touch on Party Supplies’ anthemic “Working Out”? A gleefully obscene epic about life, love, and jail that somehow finds emotional truth in absurd, wildly immature toilet humor. You’ll get a little verklempt.
Party Supplies’ acclaimed debut LP Tough Love (a Pitchfork favorite and one of Rolling Stone’s Best Dance Albums Of 2013) will be re-released on vinyl and CD this spring with bonus remixes by The Knocks, Lazerdisk and more. Meanwhile, the prolific Brooklyn duo continue to drop newly recorded tracks and demos on their Soundcloud and will be taking the stage at Irving Plaza this Friday (1/10) and Saturday (1/11) to perform tracks from their hit Blue Chips mixtapes with Action Bronson. Read More
Posted on Jan 6th, 2014
Chromeo continue teasing new LP White Women with another track reveal, this time going with the uber-catchy “Come Alive” featuring fellow funkateer Toro Y Moi. Pitchfork premiered the jam this morning, along with a gang of “Come Alive” tour dates for spring, with support by Oliver and Tokimonsta. See ’em all after the jump.
Posted on Jan 5th, 2014
Who’s house? FOOL’S HOUSE! We kept heads and doorbells ringing all across Cali for the Fool’s Gold House Party tour, where A-Trak and friends took over actual residencies for some unforgettable wild-out sessions. Stay tuned for next year’s edition, and check out this recap vid shot by UZI and edited by Josh Wehle.
Posted on Jan 3rd, 2014
MySpace just posted a new episode of 5 Minutes To The Stage featuring Danny Brown going through his backstage rituals (Henny, weed, SKYWLKR blasting Young Thug, etc) before taking the Terminal 5 stage in NYC opening for Sleigh Bells. Watch it, then download Nick Catchdubs’ Brown Bells blends for even more Danny x SB action.
Posted on Dec 19th, 2013
The last Day Off of 2013 was our best yet: the first ever Miami edition at Mana Wynwood, headlined by Miami mayor Trick Daddy and featuring sets from A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Dave 1 of Chromeo, Young Thug, Brenmar, Nick Catchdubs, Damaged Goods, Eskeerdo, and VERY special guests Danny Brown and Travi$ Scott. Peep what went down in the recap video above, and photo galleries from David Cabrera, Le Panda, XXL, Miami NewTimes and Frank151 (some of our favorites after the jump). We’ll see you next year! Read More
Posted on Dec 16th, 2013
Beat kingz RL Grime and Salva are hitting the road together for an epic team-up tour starting in January. 2014 RULES ALREADY! Get tix at rlsalva.com, grab the High Beams EP and check Salva’s Chromeo remix now, and stay tuned for more on FG from these two gents very soon…
Posted on Dec 13th, 2013
HDYBYZ! HDYGRLZ! Flosstradamus’ enormous new track “Mosh Pit” featuring Freebandz’ own Casino is out today on Fool’s Gold / Ultra, pick it up wherever fine digital music is sold! After the jump, stream Flosstradamus live from 930 Club in Washington DC on their “IRL Tour” tonight (Fri 12/13) starting at 1230am EST. It’s a celebration!