Posted on Sep 25th, 2008
Finally! Kid Sister’s debut album is finished, mixed, and mastered, and we’re proud to share her new single with you all. It’s called “Family Reunion,” produced by Diplo, featuring a guest verse from David Banner and (most importantly) showcases our girl Melisa getting her rappa-ternt-sanga on. Download from RCRD LBL and enjoy, and stay tuned for more info on the Dream Date LP coming very soon…
Posted on Aug 22nd, 2008
I don’t even know what time zone I’m in anymore. I just know I have a couple of pictures from last weekend that I wanted to post, so that warrants a blog post. Read More
Posted on Jul 21st, 2008
On Friday, Saturday and Sunday I did 5 shows in 3 cities. You know what that means? A new blog for you, that’s what. I’m gonna throw Thursday in the mix too because I did some pretty neat stuff. So strap on your blog seatbelt and get ready for the ride. Read More
Posted on Jul 16th, 2008
Tomorrow night (7.17) in Ottawa, Jokers Of The Scene celebrate the 5th anniversary of their Disorganised party @ Heaven with special guest Diplo. Go pop bottles with ’em!
Posted on Jul 11th, 2008
Ever since we first started Fool’s Gold, we always considered Diplo’s Mad Decent to be our brother label in the North American music/DJ scene, and the feeling was mutual. We would constantly brainstorm ideas for ways our two labels could work together, and one of the most fun was a Post-It Note that simply read “MAD FOOLS RAVE IN THE WOODS.” We’re not quite there yet, but we’re getting closer with next Sunday’s (7.20) free Central Park SummerStage show, the first annual “Mad Fools” featuring Santogold, Diplo, A-Trak, Kid Cudi, Mz Streams with DJ Blaqstarr, and surprise guests. Get ready! And get there early – there will be free shirts featuring the above artwork by Dust La Rock and Mike Jones of Mishka. Afterparty details soon…
Posted on Jun 12th, 2008
Time for one of my long-winded tour novelas. I recently wrapped up a European tour that spanned the whole month of May, one which I arbitrarily named the Upper Crust Tour at the last minute, in honor of that beloved chain of sandwich shops found in almost all train stations. After doing a whole bunch of tours with other people — the Fool’s Gold fam, Mehdi, Kanye, etc — I felt like going off to clubland (Europe) and back to raw DJing practically every night for 4 weeks. Of course I wasn’t literally by myself the whole month. In most cities I was sharing bills with friends from either continent. But it did feel like a pilgrimage to the land of the DJ, and on off-days I would often link up with other producers and work on music. I loved it. I started a Flickr page towards the beginning of my trip so you can catch my full set of pics here. Let’s dive into it. Read More
Posted on Mar 18th, 2008
It’s a wrap – finally made it back to B-R-O-O-K-LYN (the planet) and finished uploading everything from that music industry networking event in Austin, TX you might have heard about this past weekend. About damn time! Read More
Posted on Dec 10th, 2007
Kid Cudi’s debut single “Day ‘N’ Nite” drops next month on Fool’s Gold, but Diplo and Paul Devro are already spinning the Jokers of the Scene remix in the clurrrb and on mixes like this one for thefader.com (tracklist here).