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
Last week we had Dave1 playing at the store for Tight Space, our new live streaming show with G-Technology, featuring exclusive DJ sets from the FG fam. Check out what went down – as well as a new Q&A with Dave and Tight Space host Elliot Aronow – and go “like” the G-Tech Facebook page for details on the next episode, airing this Wednesday (8/3) with a special guest set from A-Trak.
This September, the Electric Zoo festival returns to NY once again. For the 2011 edition, they’ve enlisted Chromeo, Kid Sister, Crookers and a ton of other fam to rave your eyeballs off. Get your advance tix while they last!
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!
Head over to Pitchfork to download Breakbot’s remix of Chromeo’s next single, the Solange Knowles-featuring “When The Night Falls.” You can grab it (along with new versions from Lifelike, Hercules and Love Affair and Mayer Hawthorne) on July 26th, and then check the guys on the road throughout North America for the rest of the summer, with Breakbot and Mayer Hawthorne opening selected dates.
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.
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.