If you’ve been paying attention, you know we’ve been working on something special with G-Technology: TIGHT SPACE, a new streaming series featuring exclusive DJ sets live from 536 Metropolitan, the Fool’s Gold store in Brooklyn.
All you have to do is like the G-Tech Facebook page to watch the show, which kicks off July 20th with Chromeo on the 1s and 2s, then sets from A-Trak and Treasure Fingers on following episodes.
As if the live streams weren’t enough, we’re also giving away a free trip to Brooklyn to see A-Trak play Tight Space on August 3rd. All show details and contest links are on that G-Tech Facebook page, so what are you waiting for? Go get your internet on!
Check out A-Trak and Congorock’s continental adventures on FG’s first ever Asian Sensation tour, which hit Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Jakarta, Singapore, Taipei, Bali, Beijing and Shanghai last month. (Savvy listeners will recognize Kid Gloves “Below The Belt” on the soundtrack, along with some other treats…)
There’s very few places where grimy Detroit hip-hop and Japanese grrrl-power riffs can coexist, or record crates where 5am warehouse techno and quirky synth pop stack right behind one another. Yet somehow it all makes sense together once we stamp it with the Fool’s Gold logo. Our latest signings expand the FG umbrella even wider, bringing sensual electro three-piece Cubic Zirconia and drum machine troubadour Party Supplies into the fold. Read More
Glentourage is the new series from our LA shutterbug buddy Glen Han, documenting his adventures around the world with his DJ homies. And where better to kick things off than the Fool’s Gold Rap Party in Miami this spring? Check out all the bro love in full effect, and stay tuned for more episodes soon.
This past Friday we pulled down the window paper, threw open the doors, and let the world see what the FG crew has been working on for months: 536 Metropolitan, our brand spanking new retail store in Brooklyn. We’re open Monday-Saturday from noon until 6pm, happily serving all your Fool’s Gold music, gear and general swag-related needs. Read More
On Wednesday, July 20th, Fool’s Gold and G-Connect will launch the first episode of Tight Space, a new web streaming series broadcast live from 536 Metropolitan, the new Fool’s Gold storefront in Brooklyn. Fans who “like” the G-Technology Facebook page will be able to watch exclusive live DJ sets from Chromeo, A-Trak and Treasure Fingers, powered by the new G-Connect wireless storage solution from Hitachi. Hit Facebook.com/GTechnology for more info, and stay tuned for more details on Tight Space.
This spring Trizzy hit the road with Kid Sis and the motherfucking GLK for a party trek of epic proportions. Check out some highlights from their adventures across North America. Lights! Cameras! A!!!!
Kirill Was Here was out on the road for the whole thing (embedded combat reporter in the electro wars!) shooting the videos you see above, as well as a gang of amazing pics. Thumb through all his galleries (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8) and peep some selects after the jump. Read More
Frank151 caught up with Fool’s Gold art director Dust La Rock and Throbbing Gristle / Psychic TV founder Genesis Breyer P-Orridge at the opening of Dust’s PTV-inspired BK Scum exhibit. See what they had to say about artistic integrity and more, and be sure to check out the Fool’s Gold chapter of Frank151 if you haven’t already…
Electronic funk is alive and well…in Paris. Vibe out to this video of Para One and Tacteel performing with their small army of synthesizers and drum machines at La Gaîté Lyrique in Paris. And consider it a teaser of some very special music on its way to you soon…
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