LA’s long-running Swimming With Sharks pool party is coming to NYC this Saturday (June 11th) and we’re helping them kick things off properly at Le Bain @ The Standard, with FG fam Nick Catchdubs and Nick Hook (of Cubic Zirconia) on the 1s and 2s along with SWS residents Lloydski and LOL Boys. It’s free with RSVP, so sign up, get your trunks, and party with us this weekend.
Bangkok: it’s not just for Zach Galifinakis and that monkey! Peep A-Trak and Congorock’s exploits on the streets of Thailand during the Asian Sensation tour, which continues tomorrow in Bali. Read More
Our man Treasure Fingers has definitely caught the podcast bug, and has quickly followed up on his debut with two new episodes (featuring Codes and Nightriders / Bit Funk, respectively). You can download directly or subscribe via iTunes. If that’s not enough TF podcast action for you, grab his wonderfully untz-y contribution to Crobar’s BoraMusic Housecast right here (or subscribe via iTunes). Music!
Also: if you’re in NYC this Saturday (6/4) check Treasure Fingers along with DJ Ayres and DJ Shiftee at Best Buy at Union Square presenting a demo of Native Instruments’ Traktor software live from noon to 4pm. See the full details on Shiftee’s site, and watch the live broadcast from the store here.
This month we’re getting up with our friends at Wieden+Kennedy / Attack for SHOP, a pop-up retail event at their NYC office starting Thursday, June 16th. SHOP will feature booths from 40 of their favorite local brands (including Fool’s Gold, naturally) slinging exclusive items, samples, and more. There will be food from Eddie Huang and music by FG DJs every day until it wraps on Monday, June 20th. Peep the full flyer after the jump, stay tuned for more details (including the DJ schedule) and hit Phil Chang on Twitter for any press requests or inquiries. Read More
The Love Boat…exciting and new…come aboard…we’re expecting youuuuuu…
Hard Fest’s inaugural rave voyage now has a name and a lineup! Peep holyship.com for info on this floating DJ fest (setting sail in January, with advance cabins available starting June 15th) including our own A-Trak in the Captain Merrill Stubing role.
What’s really good Copenhagen? This Wednesday (6/1) we’ll be rocking with our friends at AiAiAi for an official Distortion Festival afterparty with Nick Catchdubs and friends on the 1s and 2s, check Facebook for details. There’s also a free BBQ at the AiAiAi offices, peep the flyer after the jump and stay tuned for more from Fool’s Gold and AiAiAi very soon. Read More
Remember the last time we hit the city of lights? FG is bringing une bonne soirée once again, with a full on FOOL’S GOLD TAKES PARIS invasion July 8th at Grande Halle De La Villette with A-Trak, Chromeo (Live), Craze, Breakbot, Kavinsky, Nick Catchdubs and Rogerseventytwo. Fam and friends galore, you don’t want to miss it! Get advance tickets now from Digitick.com.
Sammy and Maggie of Telephoned came up with something really special with their “Switchboard” events, which take the cover song / sample flipping vibe of their mixtapes and applies it to a club night. It’s not your average party, which is what has made the three to date so fun and memorable. They return for a fourth round on Tuesday, June 7th at Sargent in the Hotel Chantelle basement, accompanied by guests Tanlines (a “DJ & guitar set”) and dancehall heroine Queen Majesty. Don’t miss it!
To get you in the mood, Telephoned have dropped a new volume of their podcast series, featuring a live set by DJ Wonder, recorded at the last party. He took their instructions to “play some covers and stuff” and turned it into a hour-long journey through quiet storm miami bass, 80s re-works, even an entire mini set of Prince covers. Jam this in your digtal tapedecks all summer (and stay tuned for Wonder’s Foolcast mix, coming soon…) Read More