The thousands of people who attended our Day Off party last year (or saw the footage immortalized in Duck Sauce’s smash “Barbra Streisand” video) spent an afternoon living it up with the country’s most fun MCs and DJs, eating hamburgers in one hand and catching a crowd-surfing Yelawolf in the other. For this year’s Day Off, the vibes will once again be handled by true good-time professionals: Juicy J of Three 6 Mafia, with his first NYC show since releasing the underground favorite Rubba Band Business mixtapes, critically acclaimed Fool’s Gold rapper Danny Brown, multiplatinum producer and club king Just Blaze, the Brothers Macklovitch (aka superstar sibling DJ team A-Trak and Dave 1 of Chromeo), drum machine wizards Araabmuzik and Party Supplies, FG future funk trio Cubic Zirconia, and label co-founder / party rocker extraordinaire Nick Catchdubs, along with some very special guests… Read More
You already caught A-Trak’s debut “Fool’s Gold Radio” show on SiriusXM… now here’s episode 2! Not the attack of the clones, but a gang of fresh music stormtrooping through your earholes, including new and forthcoming FG tracks from Kingdom, Duck Sauce and Fifteenth (aka Sammy Bananas and Mike B).
Tight Space is our in-store series with G-Technology, live-streaming exclusive DJ sets from the FG shop on 536 Metropolitan in Brooklyn out to the world wide internets, along with impeccable banter and interviews from host with the most, Elliot Arronow. Even Billboard gives props…
Past episodes have featured Dave1 and A-Trak (as recapped above), and tomorrow (Wed 8/17) we close out the series with a bang thanks to Treasure Fingers, who will be guesting on the turntables at 5pm. “Like” the G-Technology Facebook to watch from home.
Trizzy started a brand new show on SiriusXM called Fool’s Gold Radio, featuring all manner of new music and (of course) wicky wickys. Check out last month’s episode here, and stay tuned for the next episode coming soon on Electric Area (Channel 52).
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…)
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.
This past Friday we pulled down the window paper, threw open the doors, and let the world see what the FG crew has been working on for months: 536 Metropolitan, our brand spanking new retail store in Brooklyn. We’re open Monday-Saturday from noon until 6pm, happily serving all your Fool’s Gold music, gear and general swag-related needs. Read More
On Wednesday, July 20th, Fool’s Gold and G-Connect will launch the first episode of Tight Space, a new web streaming series broadcast live from 536 Metropolitan, the new Fool’s Gold storefront in Brooklyn. Fans who “like” the G-Technology Facebook page will be able to watch exclusive live DJ sets from Chromeo, A-Trak and Treasure Fingers, powered by the new G-Connect wireless storage solution from Hitachi. Hit Facebook.com/GTechnology for more info, and stay tuned for more details on Tight Space.