Cubic Zirconia went to Los Angeles and made an album. Check out Tiombe, Nick, Daud, and friends as they put together what would become their debut LP, Follow Your Heart, out now on Fool’s Gold (with physical copies in stores around the world starting today! If your local shop doesn’t have it, tell em to quit playin and hit us up).
Cubic Zirconia’s megajam “Take Me High” is out today on iTunes, Beatport, and everywhere else fine digital music is sold. Along with main, instrumental and accapella versions of the original track (as featured on their FG LP Follow Your Heart) the single features an absolutely massive, brand-new club mix from Bart B More, which you may have heard opening up A-Trak sets and getting spins from the likes of Annie Mac and more. COP ‘EM ASAP! Read More
WHAT! WHAT! WHAT! WHAT! WHAT! We celebrated four years of label-dom last month with NORE, A-Trak, Danny Brown, Action Bronson, Party Supplies, Mr Muthafuckin Exquire (with Plain Pat on the wheels), Chase N Cashe, Cubic Zirconia, Nick Catchdubs, LUMIDEE (?!?), DJ Ayres, Jim E-Stack, Michna, and all of y’all who packed two floors of the Tribeca Grand. Peep the sweaty madness in the recap vid – including Just Blaze on cameraman duties! – and check photos after the jump. Read More
Head over to the Good Peoples site to grab Nick Hook’s latest mix, High On Coffee On A Plane. It’s an appropriate title on a number of levels, as the Cubic Zirconia keyboard master is currently overseas rocking the Red Bull Music Academy. Check out his playlist of antisocial teenage YouTubes for the RBMA site, check him DJing with Modselektor tomorrow night in Madrid, and keep an eye out for CZ’s “Take Me High” single (complete with massive Bart B More remix) out this coming Tuesday (11/22).
BEMF starts up again this evening, kicking off another dance music takeover of North 6th Street in BK all weekend. And the “F” must stand for Fools cause there’s a bunch of the crew playing! Grab passes here, check the full lineup here, and be sure to check Party Supplies and Cubic Zirconia starting it all off at Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight.
Annie Mac just premiered a radio edit of the massive Bart B More remix of Cubic Zirconia’s “Take Me High.” Says Annie: “Tested this Saturday night in Glasgow and it sounded incredible!” Go grab it, and check for the full-length remix (along with main, instrumental and accapella versions of the CZ original) when we drop the “Take Me High” single November 22nd.
Cubic Zirconia tore down Music Hall Of Williamsburg last week with SBTRKT, and they’ll be back to take you high once more on November 11th as part of the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival. Don’t miss out!
Check out an interview with Cubic Zirconia over at Stark talking about the craziness that was the Fool’s Gold 4 Year Anniversary party, making the “New York album” that would become Follow Your Heart (out now on FG), the good Doctor Dre, and much more.
Peep Cubic Zirconia on internet television programs: Tiombe chats with Das Racist and friends for their Chillin Island podcast, Nick Hook gives studio advice on Brodinski’s “Heeere’s Brodinski” show for Konbini. Read More
The future funk power trio of Cubic Zirconia get together onstage and create some of the craziest, freakiest energy known to man. But did you know that translates to the DJ booth just as well? CZ synth maestro Nick Hook put together this vibe-building mix featuring tracks from their new LP Follow Your Heart (out now on Fool’s Gold) alongside deep joints from the band’s own remixography, unreleased jams and more. “Our friends laced us with some OG shit,” says Hookemon. “And people can catch up on some stuff we’ve done.” Do what the man says!