Could it be? The grand return of le duo dynamique?
Fool’s Gold is proud to present the Fair Enough EP from Para One and Tacteel, their first new release in years. It’s not the housed-up Marble madness or club firepower that their remixes or respective back catalogs might lead you to expect. Rather, Fair Enough features five tracks of pure electronic experimentation: midtempo disco (“A1,” “Rome,” “Touch!”), freaked-out mood music (“Tin Drum”), even some straight-up handclapping synthpop (“Always”).
Don’t strain your brain attempting to figure out where to file this one, just kick back and enjoy the sound of two longtime collaborators (reunited and it feels so good!) armed with a whole gang of keyboards and enough faith in each other to try anything. Grab it now on Beatport.
OG friends-of-FG The Cool Kids finally release their debut full-length When Fish Ride Bicycleson iTunes today. Cop it! You can also preview the whole thing at Spinner, and check a gang of behind the scenes videos and more over at Green Label Sound.
Tomorrow (7/12) on the roof of the Hotel Chantelle in NYC, Telephoned’s Switchboard party returns, with cover-centric guest DJ sets from Cubic Zirconia and Luvstep, along with a special live treat from Sammy and Maggie as always. It’s free with RSVP, hope to see you there. Read More
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
Head over to Pitchfork to download Breakbot’s remix of Chromeo’s next single, the Solange Knowles-featuring “When The Night Falls.” You can grab it (along with new versions from Lifelike, Hercules and Love Affair and Mayer Hawthorne) on July 26th, and then check the guys on the road throughout North America for the rest of the summer, with Breakbot and Mayer Hawthorne opening selected dates.
This will be THE party of the summer, and to get you in the mood, Nick Catchdubs put together this mix of jams from everyone playing that night, along with teasers of some brand new FG releases and other joints from the label family. Download now and peep the tracklist after the jump.