We definitely believe in the power of smart partnerships and teamwork over at FG HQ, which is probably why one of our earliest outside supporters was fellow start-up RCRD LBL, who built their whole site around supporting artists and presenting great selections of free, authorized new music.
We’ve done free downloads and track debuts with RCRD LBL for almost as long as we’ve been a label ourselves, and this Tuesday (7.14) we’re linking up with them yet again for the 1st RCRD LBL “Friends & Family Meet Up” from 7-10pm at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC. Reps from the family of labels involved on the site (Fool’s Gold, Ghostly, Warp, etc) will be premiering tons of brand new and unreleased music – and generally just kicking it – so come through and start your evening with us!
To get you psyched, hit the jump to download ALL of the free Fool’s Gold music available on RCRD LBL – tracks, remixes (our own as well as jams our artists have crafted for others), mixtapes and more. Over 50 tracks! Read More
This Saturday (tomorrow!) we’re proud to present Dust La Rock’s “Best Of The Beast” show at Commonwealth in Norfolk VA (FYI, this is the Virginia Commonwealth, not the DC store. Don’t worry DC, we love you too and will be there soon!)
Nick Catchdubs will be providing the tunes, and we’ll be debuting a devilishly exclusive Dust La Rock x Commonwealth “Best Of The Beast” t-shirt. Limited quantities of the shirt will be available on the Commonwealth webstore next week. Out-of-towners can also purchase actual art pieces from the show on Dust La Rock’s gallery site.
Got a ton of additional LA appearances by Trackademicks and the whole Honor Roll crew this weekend to go along with the previously announced Turntable Lab in-store (which Lambo & The Snow Bear made a crazy video flyer for, out of the kindness of their hearts – peep it below).
Also check Track on Lyrics’ Born latest mixtape on this new song “Block Bots” also featuring Clyde Carson.
This is the last weekend at Brooklyn’s Studio B EVER, so come do it big with FG fam Flosstradamus, Nick Catchdubs and the rest of the Flashing Lights crew! 19+ for the young’uns, gonna be big. RSVP at flashinglightslightslights.com for reduced entry and grab all the previous FL promo mixes (#3, #2, #1) to whet your appetite. Rave juice!
Check Nacho Lovers in Los Angeles this Friday (alongside our homie Klever!) at Avalon for the latest edition of Control. For a taste of what to expect at the party, peep the selections on the Nacho’s latest Beatport chart, including their excellent remix of Alexander Robotnick’s “Obsession For The Disco Freaks” which you can cop here.
Right as the 10,000LB Hamburger Tour was kicking off this weekend, we found out that Rye Rye had to drop off the trek. But hip-hop don’t stop, so we are psyched to announce the addition of Theophilus London to A-Trak’s state-to-state calvacade of goodtimes (Treasure Fingers is still holding it down, along with all other previously announced special guests). If you’re not familiar with Theo’s particular brand of mic science, check this Fader profile, download his debut mixtape, and give a listen to his latest jam, a remix of The Very Best’s “Warm Heart Of Africa” featuring our boy Ezra Koenig.
Theo hops on the tour 7/11 in Houston – full lineup and ticket info after the jump! Also be sure to follow A-Trak, Treasure Fingers and Mr London on Twitter for the latest and greatest in room service mayhem AS IT HAPPENS. Read More
This Friday (7.10) at Glasslands in Brooklyn, prepare for one bass-ed out birthday celebration with Kingdom, who turns one year older at his Club Vortex residency with a little help from friends Maluca of Mad Decent and DJs Nguzunguzu and Total Freedom (excellent MySpace name!) of LA’s Wildness party.
The DJs also put together a new mix for the party, featuring a bunch of brand new + unreleased Kingdom tracks. We asked our royal pal if there was a tracklist and he replied “sadly not really. but kinda good too… its in the great tradition of mysterious list-less mixtapes i guess?…in that they sent me the most fragmented tracklist from three different email addresses and half of the info was listed as “?????” they recorded parts live mixing on vinyl, parts on ableton, parts on CDJs, and recorded live sound effects, vocals, and live instruments over the whole thing (which is what they do at their wildness party in L.A. too).” Download it here and check for yourself!
Trizzy’s summer trek picks up again today in Charlotte NC for another Bacardi B-Live bash, with proper 10,000LB Hamburger Tour dates kicking off on the 5th in Tampa. Treasure Fingers, Rye Rye, surprise guests, new tunes, new merch… how could you say no? Full dates after the jump, check here for advance tickets on all the tour dates. Read More