The latest edition of the We Make It Good mix series (what up Pretty Titty!) comes courtesy of none other than Crookers, who turn in a blend of Italian jams both old (vintage 45s and tambourine tracks) and new (their own shit) along with bangers from the usual suspects (Rusko, Mujava, Oizo) so basically what we’re saying is you should go check it out here.
There’s a ton of big things coming up this year for the duo, including remixes for megapopstars, sure-to-be-triumphant Coachella and Sonar gigs, and…A FOOL’S GOLD SINGLE! The forthcoming Crooks release will feature a finished version of new track “What Up Y’all” (the leaked demo is already a hit, word to Hype Machine) as well as exclusive remixes of their fan favorites “Knobbers” and “Embrace The Martian” by DJ Gant-Man and Seiji of Bugz In The Attic fame. It’s sounding great so far, and we’re excited to drop it on you fine people next month. Stay tuned!
MTV’s Buzzworthy blog caught up with Kid Sis this past Tuesday at the shoot for her forthcoming Reebok campaign (which will feature a musical collab between KS and another member of the FG fam that we’ll be able to spill the beans on shortly…) check out their quick Q&A and photos.
As promised, the debut single from Congorock is out now as a digital exclusive on Turntable Lab, with all other web stores to follow in two weeks (and vinyl berry berry soon!). It’s the seventeenth (!!!) release on our fine little label, and we couldn’t be happier.
“Runark” is a a perfect calling card for Congorock, four-and-a-half minutes of breakbeat thump and raved up 8-bit synth drops. But don’t take our word for it, check the preview on RCRD LBL.
The single comes backed with an amazing extended remix by Jokers Of The Scene as well as two more new Congorock tunes, “Exodus” and “Hybro.” The digital release also features an additional Runark remix by His Majesty Andre. More from this Italian original coming soon!
Check out flicks of last week’s release party for Trackademicks’ “Enjoy What You Do” single thanks to photo galleries from Suckafreeze, Stash Magazine and Vessel. A who’s who of Bay DJs were in the building, along with Mistah FAB, Lyrics Born and…CUPCAKIN!
Don’t forget to pick up that Track single if you haven’t already – it’s available now at iTunes and all other digital retailers, and vinyl is en route.
Check this interview with Hervé speaking on his brand new Ghetto Bass compilation, which handily includes Jokers Of The Scene’s “Baggy Bottom Boys (DZ Ravestep Remix)” among its 36 tracks. You can also cop that track by itself on the digital version of JOTS Acid Bagg EP on Beatport and all other digi retailers.
BlogTO has an informative new interview with Scott from Nacho Lovers about gear, technique, and frommage. Also new to the interwebs this week is the great “Acid City” mix by the other half of Nacho Lovers, Andrew Ross, and his bud Brandon Sek of Curb Crawlers. The mix is in support of their party next week and there’s lots of new techno-ish goodies, tracklist after the jump! Read More
Kid Cudi’s original “Day ‘N’ Nite” finally has a video, which premiered earlier today on 106 And Park and was directed by Parisian homie So Me. It has been amazing to see the record take on such a life of its own in the year since we first released it, and we’re definitely proud of Cudi and all his success. Grab the “Day ‘N’ Nite” single on iTunes if you haven’t already!
YEEE! Today we’re proud to finally release the debut solo single by our big bay homey Trackademicks. The a-side is uptempo slapper “Enjoy What You Do,” backed by huge club remixes from Flosstradamus and Sammy Bananas, and on the b-side you have the smoothed-out stylings of “Topsidin,” featuring MoxMore of Trackademicks’ Honor Roll crew.
Actual factual vinyl is on its way – meanwhile, you can cop the whole thing right this second from iTunes, Rhapsody and anywhere else fine digital music is sold. The Rhapsody folks also filmed Track dropping Bay knowledge for their “Rock Star Guide To The Galaxy” series, and you can watch it here.
If that’s not enough, you can preview “Enjoy What You Do” over at RCRD LBL or on this handly likkle widget below. And don’t forget the single release party TOMORROW (2/18) at Vessel in SF!