Trizzy hit the Eurozone for a bunch of gigs this summer, promising to seek out the continent’s finest condiments at the same damn time. Welp, he’s back for second helpings! Check out the dates for the Ketchup 2: Electric Boogaloo trek (including a special back-to-back “vs” set with Mark Ronson and a trip to I Love Techno) and peep A-Trak when he’s in your town (and your kitchen).
In a statement on their website, Italy’s Crookers announced that they would be going their separate ways, with Bot pursuing new projects while Phra continues on under the Crookers name. They thank their fans for the support and emphasize “don’t be sad!” with a brand new mix featuring tracks from their Fool’s Gold EP, Bowser, and other fresh heatrocks.
Download the mix and check out Crookers’ run of North American shows this week (including a bunch with FG bud Nick Catchdubs), full show info after the jump.
It’s always pool party season in LA… Sir Michael Rocks and his rappin friends just put together a new video for this Cardo-produced jammer. Check it out and get more from Cardo on his instrumental EP Everything I$ Gold, out now!
ATL got a heavy dose of EDM when the first annual CounterPoint festival came to town. We put our own spin on it with Fool’s Gold very own stage, featuring A-Trak, Treasure Fingers, Oliver and Nick Catchdubs doing their thing while Donnis MCed through the night. Check out the recap vid above and some pics after the jump (more galleries on the CP Facebook and at The Untz). Read More
Tomorrow night (10/17) check FG’s own Nick Catchdubs, Slow Roast commando Codes, and our extended fam JWLS, Mr MFN Exquire, Jim-E Stack, Baauer, Kilo Kish and Samo Sound Boy at the AM Only CMJ Showcase at Drom on Avenue A in NYC. It’s a big one!
If you’re tryna rock and roll this week in NYC, The Suzan have you covered! Check our gals tonight (10/16) at Public Assembly in Williamsburg for Permanent Wave’s “Party Down” event, tomorrow (10/17) at Webster Hall’s Marlin Room for the “Surprise Attack!” showcase, and Saturday (10/20) at Tom Tom Magazine’s CMJ Afterparty at Free Candy in Brooklyn. More info + details on the Suzan’s blog.
Fool’s Gold is gettin’ grown! Our annual anniversary bashes are the stuff of legend, and the fifth one takes place on Saturday, October 20th as part of the ongoing Converse Rubber Tracks Live series of free concerts at Music Hall Of Williamsburg.
The showcase will feature performances from A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Nick Catchdubs, Donnis, World’s Fair, and Troy Ave (all of whom have recorded at the Converse Rubber Tracks studio, and have music featured on our upcoming hip-hop compilation, Loosies). And in true Fool’s Gold fashion, the night will be headlined by rap iconoclast Ghostface Killah. WHAT?!?!? It’s another can’t-miss night out with music’s golden boys…. we’ll see you there! Read More
This Sunday (10/7) the crew hits Los Angeles for our first ever West Coast edition of DAY OFF, featuring A-Trak, Danny Brown, Chromeo (DJ Set), Cool Kids, Casey Veggies, Congorock, Oliver, Donnis, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs and special guests.
The response to our initial Day Off LA announcement was so crazy that we hit capacity on RSVPs only a few hours later! We held some space though, and will be releasing 500 additional RSVPs on the website today at noon PST. (If you’ve already RSVPed, hold tight – venue info will be emailed to you before the event).