Ain’t no party like a Fool’s Gold party… we celebrated five years of label-dom in style during CMJ weekend, taking over one of the Converse Rubber Tracks Live nights at Music Hall Of Williamsburg and bringing a bunch of our friends along. The legendary Ghostface Killah headlined alongside A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Donnis (who brought out Trinidad Jame$ and what felt like half of Atlanta onstage), World’s Fair (who did the same for NY with Flatbush Zombies and Tanboys), Nick Catchdubs, Troy Ave, Chase N Cashe, Ryan Hemsworth, the latest member of the FG fam GrandeMarshall and more.
Vibe’s first ever “V Mix” concert goes down this Thursday at Best Buy Theatre in NYC, featuring sets by A-Trak, A$AP Rocky and the A$AP Mob, special guests Pusha T and Funkmaster Flex, and more! It’s an all-ages show, check out vibe.com for tickets and info. Read More
We brought DAY OFF to Los Angeles last month, throwing our long running NYC bash in Cali for the first time ever. Suffice it to say… it was crazy! The whole fam was in effect, with A-Trak, Danny Brown, Chromeo, Cool Kids, Casey Veggies, Congorock, Oliver, Donnis, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs and more performing in front of a few thousand of LA’s finest party people. And when it was all said and done, we threw an afterparty with the likes of Dave1, RL Grime, Carnage, Franki Chan… Good times!
Some of the biggest names in big-room will be throwing down, and in the upstairs “Pachita” room, Fool’s Gold and Trouble & Bass DJs will be doing their part to party for the cause: Nick Catchdubs, Sammy Bananas, Nick Hook, Star Eyes, Sicksentz (Mr MFN Exquire’s DJ), Tony Quattro and more. 618 W. 48th St, come through! Suggested donation is $40 but any amount will be accepted. (Donations of canned food, clothing, blankets, toiletries,will be accepted as well.)
On Thursday, November 15th, A-Trak & Mark Ronson are taking over Electric Brixton for a one time only, back to back set. Will Trizzy adopt a British(ish) accent? Is Mark going to grow a beard for the occasion? Only one way to find out… get your tickets now, UK friends!
For the fifth year running, the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival returns to our fine borough for two nights of high powered dance music and all manner of fine bleepables. Check FG fam Nick Catchdubs, Nick Hook and Kingdom alongside Nadastrom, Benji B, Brenmar, Salva, Metro Area, Jackmaster, Photek, Drop The Lime and many, many more! Get your festival passes here, and check full lineup details at brooklynemf.com (or in this handy press release if you so desire). Read More
LA’s HVW8 Gallery just announced info for A Lovely Sort Of Death, an exhibition of new, collaborative works from Dust La Rock and Cody Hudson. Check the invite after the jump, and RSVP for the opening on Friday, November 16th, featuring music by Jokers Of The Scene. Read More
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.