Tomorrow (11/8) Telephoned bring their awesome covers party “Switchboard” back to Hotel Chantelle in NYC. Once again it’s free, and this month’s edition will feature guest sets from Penguin Prison, Cousin Cole and DJ Rad. RSVP and come party with the crew! And be sure to brush up on Good Call, the latest Telephoned mixtape. In fact, Sammy just unleashed a zip of DJ-friendly extended versions of some favorites from the mix, and you can download them here. Read More
Nick Catchdubs is excited to tell you about all the new stuff that just dropped at the Fool’s Gold store: our AIAIAI headphone collabs, our exclusive butter leather Fool’s Gold x Members Only jackets, new vinyl, new t-shirts, all kind of goodies…. so what better way to celebrate than by having a party? Come through this evening (Thursday 11/3) from 5-7pm to get your hands on all this new stuff and enjoy a live MPC set from our own Party Supplies. Refreshments, good vibes, what more could you want? The Fool’s Gold store is located at 536 Metropolitan Avenue (between Union + Lorimer) in Brooklyn. Take the L train to the Lorimer stop. Bring a friend.
A-Trak and Armand hit Australia with the giant duck in tow for a bunch of Duck Sauce shows with the Parklife festival. Watch the highlights above, and check out the Trizzy tour diary with photos over at BlackBook.
Check our bud (and Slow Roast co-founder) Kill The Noise on tour in Europe this month alongside some Skrillex character you may have heard of. Dates after the jump. Check some of Mr Noise’s latest remixes and releases over on Beatport, look for his Kill Kill Kill EP on Owsla this month and stay tuned for a new “Roots” remix EP on deck from Slow Roast. Read More
MTV captured Nick Catchdubs and Party Supplies repping FG at the Independent Label Fair in Brooklyn earlier this month. Check out what happens when Fool’s Gold slings wax alongside the likes of DFA, True Panther, XL, Domino and many more.
Next Tuesday (10/25) A-Trak, DJ Premier, Stretch Armstrong and the X-Ecutioners will get together at Brooklyn Bowl to pay tribute to the life of their beloved friend and fellow DJ, Grand Master Roc Raida. Suffice it to say, this is a night that is not to be missed. Get your tickets now, all proceeds will benefit Roc Raida’s family. Meanwhile, read A-Trak’s remembrances of Roc Raida on his blog and in this Q&A with Noz.
The future funk power trio of Cubic Zirconia get together onstage and create some of the craziest, freakiest energy known to man. But did you know that translates to the DJ booth just as well? CZ synth maestro Nick Hook put together this vibe-building mix featuring tracks from their new LP Follow Your Heart (out now on Fool’s Gold) alongside deep joints from the band’s own remixography, unreleased jams and more. “Our friends laced us with some OG shit,” says Hookemon. “And people can catch up on some stuff we’ve done.” Do what the man says!
It’s a celebration, beeeeches. We’re four! And like we do every year around this time, we’re throwing a party to commemorate another year of label-dom. The Fool’s Gold 4 Year Anniversary party is going down Saturday, October 22nd at Tribeca Grand in NYC. It’s FREE, and will feature performances by our FG fam, friends and even Mr Thugged Out Millatainment himself, N.O.R.E. (WHAT WHAT!)
On the other side of the country, you’ll be able to grab Treasure Fingers’ “Keep Up” on 12″ pic sleeve vinyl for the very first time Saturday at the Independent Label Market in Brooklyn, with remixes from Kenny Dope and Jackson on the flip (along with an accapella!)