Brooklyn’s own Fool’s Gold Records takes their annual DAY OFF extravaganza cross country once again, closing out this year’s series of festival events with an all-day party on Sunday, September 25th at Shrine LA Outdoors.
Mac Miller headlines his first Los Angeles show of the year alongside G.O.O.D. Music president (and Clipse legend) Pusha T and FG’s own A-Trak, who’s hitting the decks with an “…and friends” guestlist that always amazes. DAY OFF LA will also feature upstart ATL phenom MADEINTYO, Fool’s Gold’s buzzy young R&B star Black Atlass, and the label’s resident DJ killers Madeaux, Kittens and Nick Catchdubs. And of course, you know it wouldn’t be a DAY OFF without a gang of surprises on deck…
This LA event caps a massive summer of DAY OFF shows for Fool’s Gold, including a New York event at the 34th St Helipad on 8/20 headlined by Migos and Juelz Santana, and a Miami blowout at Soho Studios on 9/17 with Joey Bada$$ and Hudson Mohawke topping a full day of performances from FG signees and some of the world’s most exciting new DJs and MCs. Advance tickets for all three DAY OFF events are available now at fgdayoff.com.
Check out last year’s recap here & more flyers after the jump:
The DAY OFF MIA lineup is here and it’s innnnnnnsane! Our 2016 throwdown on Saturday, 9/17 is an all-ages event for the history books. Fool’s Gold’s BK neighbor and Pro Era general Joey Bada$$ headlines alongside A-Trak & Friends (will he top last year’s surprises of 2Chainz and Juvenile?) and Hudson Mohawke, fresh off supercharging Kanye West’s The Life Of Pablo and Boys Noize’s latest LP. Young ATL heroes Playboi Carti and Lil Yachty set fire to the rap rulebook, FG sparkplugs Ape Drums and BOSCO & Speakerfoxxx provide tropical vibes, and turntable vets Nick Catchdubs and Damaged Goods keep the party going all day long.
A-Trak’s feel good, Phantogram-featuring summer jam “Parallel Lines” is already a must-have on any party playlist. But why stop there? The Fool’s Gold founder has enlisted six of dance music’s wildest talents for a “Parallel Lines” remix package programmed like a festival stage in its own right. MSTRKRFT’s triumphant electro revival, Bart B More’s Dutch house, Chris Lorenzo’s new-school bump, Holl & Rush’s big-room muscle, Doobious’ synthy club and BLU J’s futuristic bass… each new spin on “Parallel Lines” deserves to be played as loudly as possible.
Upstart San Francisco producers BLU J turn the dream factor all the way up on A-Trak’s “Parallel Lines,” sending his Phantogram collab straight to future house heaven. Get in your feelings, and get ready for even more “Parallel Lines” remixes on Fool’s Gold this summer.
Straight outta Rotterdam, Holl & Rush flip A‐Trak’s Phantogram collab “Parallel Lines” from a summer breeze to a big‐room house hurricane. Muscular electro basslines, surging chords, and undeniable THUMP make this remix a must hear… check it out along with the other “Parallel Lines” mixes on Fool’s Gold.
Dutch champion Bart B More returns to Fool’s Gold with an appropriately bumping take on A-Trak’s “Parallel Lines” feat. Phantogram. Lasers? Check! Burn the house down with this and all the other “Parallel Lines” remixes dropping on FG.
MSTRKRFT remixing A-Trak? A dance superhero showdown only Fool’s Gold could make possible! Trizzy’s sunny, Phantogram-featuring summer single gets taken to the dark side thanks to MSTRKRFT’s signature analog glitch ’n squeak. Download it here and check out the premiere on Thump. Play this one loud and stay tuned for even more “Parallell Lines” remix goodness on deck.
Fool’s Gold’s annual DAY OFF is an end-of-summer institution. For seven years running, the all-day event has become a celebration of everything the beloved, genre-crossing Brooklyn label stands for— a musical slip ’n slide, connecting the city’s livest, most stylish fans and and a Who’s Who of new-school legends. DAY OFF is a scene in the truest sense of the word, a festival programmed like your favorite DJ set.
Who’s rocking the 2016 edition? Atlanta’s royalty Migos and rap anarchist Lil Yachty. Two generations of Harlem kings in Dipset legend Juelz Santana and rising star Dave East. FG chief A-Trak setting it off as a maestro behind the decks (and a conductor of special guests like none other), and fellow turntablist Gaslamp Killer providing his signature psychedelic bass. With label familia Nick Catchdubs, Meyhem Lauren, Leaf and more keeping the party going all day long, it’s another can’t-miss Fool’s Gold event.
It goes down on Saturday, August 20th in Brooklyn. Tickets for FGDO NY are available now at fgdayoff.com — earlybird tickets for FGDO Miami (9/17) and Los Angeles (9/25) go on sale this Friday at 1pm EST.
The newest installment of A-Trak’s “Short Cuts” video series features a scratchy LigOne remix of “We All Fall Down” feat. Jamie Lidell. Elegantly shot in a basilica of beats, the French producer (and world DMC champion) shows off his sound’s power to possess. Download the track.
Canadian FG crew members and friends are coming home to perform an epic show at MURAL Festival in Montreal on 6/12. With a bomb lineup featuring A-Trak, Shash’U, Roy Wood$, Kardinal Offishall & so many more, you definitely won’t be standing around the punch bowl for this one. Grab your tix here and peep the recap from last year!