Tag: Chromeo

Day Off LA This Sunday! More RSVPs Released + VIP Tickets For Sale

Posted on Oct 4th, 2012

This Sunday (10/7) the crew hits Los Angeles for our first ever West Coast edition of DAY OFF, featuring A-Trak, Danny Brown, Chromeo (DJ Set), Cool Kids, Casey Veggies, Congorock, Oliver, Donnis, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs and special guests.

The response to our initial Day Off LA announcement was so crazy that we hit capacity on RSVPs only a few hours later! We held some space though, and will be releasing 500 additional RSVPs on the website today at noon PST. (If you’ve already RSVPed, hold tight – venue info will be emailed to you before the event).

We’ve also got a limited selection of VIP passes available for sale, which includes access to the private venue entrance and viewing area behind the stage, hosted bar and food.

Fool's Gold DAY OFF Hits LA October 7th!

Posted on Sep 26th, 2012

For three years running, our annual DAY OFF party has been THE most talked about free music event in New York. The Labor Day extravaganza has featured the likes of Juicy J, A$AP Rocky, Just Blaze, Araabmuzik and the late, great DJ Mehdi. This year’s party was raved about by the New York Times, Village Voice, Pitchfork and countless others. So it’s only right that we transport our hometown insanity to the West Coast for the first-ever Los Angeles DAY OFF on Sunday, October 7th!

Highlights of Cali’s inaugural DAY OFF lineup include performances from FG capo A-Trak and the label’s reigning rap hero Danny Brown, a special DJ set from world class funksters Chromeo, longtime homies and 808 kings the Cool Kids, LA favorite Casey Veggies, and many more of Fool’s Gold’s illustrious artists, including Congorock, Oliver, Donnis, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs, and special guests. You do not want to miss this one!

RSVP and check recap videos from past DAY OFFs at foolsgoldrecs.com/dayoff. Read More

HARD Summer ’12 Recap

Posted on Aug 17th, 2012

Check what went down at our very own Fool’s Gold stage at HARD Summer Friday, August 3rd, where A-Trak, Danny Brown, Araabmuzik, Craze, Action Bronson, Nick Catchdubs, Mr MFN Exquire, and Jim-E Stack did their thing in front of a festival tent fulla FG superfans (some of whom were lucky enough to snag one of the limited-edition tees that Kidult threw into the crowd).

After watching the vid, check out coverage and photogalleries from Rolling Stone (one + two), Spin, Rukes, Complex, Elektro, and LA Weekly and see some of our favorites after the jump. And of course, grab free music and check upcoming festival dates on the Clubhouse page! Read More

A-Trak & Miss Info Festival Tips

Posted on Apr 20th, 2012

With Coachella Part Deux in full swing, what better time for Miss Info to post up her “Festival Survival” vids shot last weekend? Check her A-Trak and Childish Gambino interviews above.

Spin got in on the action too, asking Chromeo and Danny Brown to give some all-time festival highlights during the Fool’s Gold / Hard Rock party, peep them here and here.

Dave Tompkins "How To Wreck A Nice Beach" Book + 7" In-Store And Online

Posted on Apr 18th, 2012

The latest item to hit the Fool’s Gold webstore (and our retail headquarters on 536 Metropolitan Ave in BK) is a special edition book / 7″ vinyl combo package of author Dave Tompkins’ How To Wreck A Nice Beach. Grab it now!

This respected music journalist and bugged out prose purveyor spent years tracing the history of electronic voices from World War II laboratories to 80s synth music to cell phones. With interview subjects ranging from Ramellzee to T-Pain (and of course our own P-Thugg dropping vocoder science), this fascinating, lovingly researched and entertainingly written book is a must. The expanded softcover edition comes complete with a bonus color vinyl 7″ single of vocoder jams from Dave’s personal collection.

If you’re in NYC this weekend, see Dave talk 808s and no-wave at the Unsound Festival. Read More

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