FG friend JK5 just put together an awesome new coffee table piece called Tatt Book, and is throwing a party this Wednesday in NYC to celebrate. Peep the flyer after the jump, and hit up the Fool’s Gold store at 536 Metropolitan in BK to purchase his limited-edition shirts and prints from the first Fool’s Gold Artist Series. Read More
Peep Cubic Zirconia on internet television programs: Tiombe chats with Das Racist and friends for their Chillin Island podcast, Nick Hook gives studio advice on Brodinski’s “Heeere’s Brodinski” show for Konbini. Read More
Check out the latest edition of A-Trak’s satellite radio jam, featuring a ton of new music (including the forthcoming A-Trak & Zinc collab “Stingray” and a new Lil Bo Tweak clubber, both on Fool’s Gold) as well as an intro megamix paying tribute to our dear friend DJ Mehdi.
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!
Our buddy Max Glazer commissioned a bunch of new mixes for his Federation Sound “Flatlands” riddim, including this bass-thwomping bad boy from from our own Nick Catchdubs. Download it here, and check the full collection (including an insane self-remix from Ward 21) when it lands pon iTunes tomorrow (10/18).