The new album by Random Axe (the underground rap supergroup of Sean Price, Black Milk and Guilty Simpson) is out today on Duck Down, featuring the appropriately grimey Danny Brown collab “Jahphy Joe.” Used to rock Rockports, swisher in the Carhartt/ I would never fuck your bitch, she look like an aardvark…
If you need further convincing, give the whole album a preview listen over at Complex.com.
Just as quickly as the Magic 8 Ball tour and Asian Sensation trek wrapped up, the touring tornado known as A-Trak is back at it, cruising through Europe all summer armed with a massive lightshow slash DJ booth, new tunes galore, and oh yes, there will be wicky wickys. Check him out when the tour hits a villa near you, and pay special attention to the July 8th jam when FOOL’S GOLD TAKES PARIS! We wouldn’t miss it tout l’or du monde.
Do you like The Suzan? Of course you do, they are awesome. And they will be performing this Saturday (6/18) as part of Crest Fest aka Crest Hardware Art Show in Williamsburg, a free, all-day event featuring live bands, DJs (including fellow Fool’s Gold-er Nick Catchdubs), burgers, booths, cookies, babies, dogs, art and general summertime festiveness for the whole fam. Be there! Read More
Following Danny Brown on Twitter means you get FIFA video game tips, cloud rap recommendations, notes on the appearance of NBA players (“Jason Terry looks like he has MD 20/20 in his gatorade bottle”) and best of all, new tracks dropped at will, like “Blunt After Blunt” (produced by Skywlkr) and “Trunk” (produced by Doe Pesci). Grab them now!
LA’s long-running Swimming With Sharks pool party is coming to NYC this Saturday (June 11th) and we’re helping them kick things off properly at Le Bain @ The Standard, with FG fam Nick Catchdubs and Nick Hook (of Cubic Zirconia) on the 1s and 2s along with SWS residents Lloydski and LOL Boys. It’s free with RSVP, so sign up, get your trunks, and party with us this weekend.
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
Our UK pals Greenmoney are prepping their next release, “Into You,” featuring vocals from Roses Gabor, and remixes from Funkystepz, French Fries, and Cubic Zirconia. It drops next month, but you can preview in this new DJ mix from the duo for Get Me!, which also features a ton of new remixes and other recent goodies.
Our man Treasure Fingers has definitely caught the podcast bug, and has quickly followed up on his debut with two new episodes (featuring Codes and Nightriders / Bit Funk, respectively). You can download directly or subscribe via iTunes. If that’s not enough TF podcast action for you, grab his wonderfully untz-y contribution to Crobar’s BoraMusic Housecast right here (or subscribe via iTunes). Music!
Also: if you’re in NYC this Saturday (6/4) check Treasure Fingers along with DJ Ayres and DJ Shiftee at Best Buy at Union Square presenting a demo of Native Instruments’ Traktor software live from noon to 4pm. See the full details on Shiftee’s site, and watch the live broadcast from the store here.