Tag: Dust La Rock

Virginia Is For (Fool's Gold) Lovers

Posted on Jul 10th, 2009

This Saturday (tomorrow!) we’re proud to present Dust La Rock’s “Best Of The Beast” show at Commonwealth in Norfolk VA (FYI, this is the Virginia Commonwealth, not the DC store. Don’t worry DC, we love you too and will be there soon!)

Nick Catchdubs will be providing the tunes, and we’ll be debuting a devilishly exclusive Dust La Rock x Commonwealth “Best Of The Beast” t-shirt. Limited quantities of the shirt will be available on the Commonwealth webstore next week. Out-of-towners can also purchase actual art pieces from the show on Dust La Rock’s gallery site.

Wednesdays With Grateful Bear

Posted on Jul 1st, 2009

As mentioned earlier, the A-Trak x Dust La Rock x Kidrobot “Grateful Bear” drops tomorrow at all Kidrobot stores and fine toy retailers around the globe. To celebrate, Trizzy n Duster are giving their NYC pals a chance to pick theirs up early at a signing at the Kidrobot store in NYC tonight from 6-8pm, followed by a free afterparty at Annex with music by Trouble & Bass and new FG fam Kingdom. Ce-le-brate good times, c’moaawnnn!

Update: you can now buy online at Kidrobot and Turntable Lab. Send in action pix of your GB to foolsgoldrecs@gmail.com and we’ll post the best ones up every Wednesday.

Best Of The Beast: Online + On The Road

Posted on Jun 29th, 2009

So you saw the pics from Dust La Rock’s gallery show Best Of The Beast (hailed everywhere from MTV News and the Village Voice to Diddy’s Twitter) and wished you could have been in the building? Or purchase some of those mindbending museum-quality prints for your own wall? We got you!

The entire BOTB collection is now up on the DLR website, where collectors can purchase pieces from this extremely limited run of signed and numbered GiclĂ©e prints beautifully printed on archival paper and canvas. Don’t miss out on the debut collection from our favorite artist in the world (we’re biased, but it’s true!)

If that’s not enough, Dust is taking Best Of The Beast mobile, with an installation this month at Commonwealth in Norfolk, VA. The opening party is July 11th, featuring a DJ set from Nick Catchdubs, Fool’s Gold giveaways, and the release of an exclusive Dust La Rock x Commonwealth t-shirt. Check the flyer after the jump, we’ll see you there! Read More

FG x T&B Grateful Bear Afterparty!

Posted on Jun 24th, 2009

Next Wednesday (July 1st) following the “Grateful Bear” signing / release event at the Kidrobot store in Soho, A-Trak, Dust La Rock and the rest of the fam take the celebration over to Trouble & Bass’ new party No Escape From NY downstairs at Annex. Our own Kingdom will be providing tunes along with the T&B selectors (including birthday girl Star Eyes!), there will be giveaways from both labels – and maybe a surprise or two?!?! Don’t miss out! Free with RSVP, full details over at Facebook.

A-Trak x Dust La Rock x Kidrobot

Posted on Jun 10th, 2009

Your eyes don’t deceive you – yes, that is the furry creature Dust La Rock dreamed up for various A-Trak projects made real. Or as real as an 8 inch plastic toy can be! Kidrobot will be releasing this limited edition (only 500 pieces made for the world!) “Grateful Bear” figure – complete with gold-plated necklace, leather cuff, cotton sweatband, snow-capped igloo, fitted baseball hat and wayfarers – on July 2nd at Kidrobot stores, kidrobot.com, and select retailers. As a bonus, A-Trak and Dust will be signing the figure a day earlier at the Kidrobot store in NYC.

Check the full press release here, more flicks and info as we get closer to the release…

Dust La Rock Art Show Pics + Video

Posted on Apr 27th, 2009

Last Thursday’s “Best Of The Beast” opening was the place to be, as a couple hundred of our best friends and fam came out for Fool’s Gold art director Dust La Rock’s debut solo show. Queen Majesty, Vin Sol, Nick Catchdubs and Dave1 spun the tunes, Red Stripe and Vitamin Water provided refreshments, Fader debuted their new issue, Worship Worthy made sure everything ran smoothly and a literal who’s who of NYC’s creative community brought infinite good vibes to celebrate one of their own.

Check out these full photo galleries from Ian Meyer, Nicky Digital, Driven By Boredom (who also shot the event for Village Voice, Village Slum (a bunch more on Flickr too), as well as some recaps at Street Level, Hypebeast, RCRD LBL and Herald De Paris. Dust, Trizzy and Catch filmed a MTV News interview which should be up shortly, and in the meantime you can check some video of the show from Bongoboy along with A-Trak’s Flipcam Q&As with Haze and Sammy Bananas (along with some of our photo gallery favorites) after the jump. Read More

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