Danny Brown kicked off his Old Danny Brown Tour this past week with a string of sold out shows, so it’s only right that MTV gets in on the action by kicking their Artist To Watch campaign into high gear for the Bruiser! Watch this interview vid and live performance from Austin, and stay tuned for MTV’s world premier of the “25 Bucks” video featuring Purity Ring later this week. (And for even more DB, grab Old on vinyl now in 2xLP and deluxe 4xLP box set versions!)
FG co-founder Nick Catchdubs will be hitting Webster Hall Studio every Friday for a new weekly party, Nick Catchdubs & Friends. The first part of that name? You already know, strictly high-grade party music: new hip hop, club classics, remixes and more. The friends? Guest DJs and performances each week, starting with a set from A$AP Nast this coming Friday (4/4).
Get your tickets now (the one and only Clockwork is playing upstairs!) to come party. Reduced admission before 12 with RSVP at NickyDigital.com! Meanwhile, download this promo mix for a taste of what’s in store…
Arnold ain’t got nothing on the Buff Duck! Check Duck Sauce’s third “Egg” teaser and pre-order Quack on iTunes now to get three DS tracks immediately and the full album as soon as it’s released on 4/15. QUACK IS BACK. Read More
The first Fool’s Gold festival stage of 2014 is going down at the legendary Moogfest in Asheville, North Carolina on Sunday, April 27th. The Moog crew has curated an amazing lineup of speakers, workshops, and of course parties featuring iconic talent from Giorgio Moroder and Nile Rogers to MIA and Flying Lotus, and FG is proud to close out the fest with an outdoor party featuring Just Blaze, Salva, Treasure Fingers, Nick Catchdubs, Sammy Bananas and High Klassified. Get your tickets now and we’ll see you in North Cackalack…
We hit Miami in a week, getting down with some of the funnest parties Ultra week has to offer, including our own annual (and dare we say legendary!) showcase at Grand Central. First up is the multi-label megajam “Good Times,” brought to you by our friends at Owsla on Wednesday, 3/26. B2B sets galore, and a “leisure sports tournament?” We’ll see you there, get yer tix at nesthq.com/goodtimes. Thursday 3/27 we bring the Fool’s Gold Rap Party to SL Miami, featuring A-Trak, Craze, Just Blaze, Nick Catchdubs, What So Not, Brillz, Sluggers and more! Then on Friday 3/28 we saved the best for last: the annual Fool’s Gold Showcase at Grand Central, featuring sets from A-Trak, Tchami, GLADPVCK (aka gLAdiator b2b LOUDPVCK), Anna Lunoe, Destructo, Nick Catchdubs, Trippy Turtle & Wave Racer, Carli, High Klassified, Sleepy Tom, DZA and the Peachfuzz Crew, and special guests… it’s FREE with RSVP at foolsgoldrecs.com/miami and don’t miss it! Read More
Tacos, tequila, tinnitus… SXSW traditions run deep! But fans in the know look forward to the annual Fool’s Gold bash more than anything else. It’s not a showcase, it’s a party! For this year’s edition, we’ve got the debut live performance of Low Pros (aka A-Trak and Lex Luger) with crazy special guests including Migos, Travi$ Scott, and Que, 100s, Black Atlass, Nick Catchdubs, gLAdiator, World’s Fair, Treasure Fingers, GrandeMarshall, DaVinci & Sweet Valley, Smalltown DJs and more. It all goes down on Friday, 3/14 at Empire Garage (606 E. 7th St) in Austin, TX as part of the Austin Party Weekend series of trailblazing label showcases. The Fool’s Gold party is free with SXSW badge, and there will be limited $10 tickets available at the door. Check austinpartyweekend.com for all the info, and we’ll see you there!
A-Trak is hitting the road once more for the GOLD GONE WILD tour, and bringing his bud Salva and tons of special guests along for the ride. Tickets go on sale this Friday, check links and info at foolsgoldrecs.com/goldgonewild.
With his new Flexin’ EP currently wiggling into the hearts of party people across the universe, Sammy Bananas is on a hot streak. And it’s only set to continue with the announcement of his new “Yellow Pages” residency at The303, promising a funky good time every month in NYC with Sammy and friends starting this Wednesday 2/19. If you prefer gettin down to the SB sound in the comfort of your own home, Sammy has launched the #ToBeFlexin contest with interweb adventurers to.be. Check out the rules here and get to GIF-in!
FG took to the high seas once again for the annual Holy Ship!!! mega rave on a boat. Duck Sauce, Chromeo, A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Oliver, RL Grime, Just Blaze, Dillon Francis, Baauer and many more friends and fam partied all weekend from boat to beach and beyond, including the most epic Fool’s Gold Rap Party yet, featuring special guest Pharrell! Watch our official recap vid and see what you missed. (Photo galleries are up on the HS site too!)