Posted on Nov 29th, 2011
Chicago DJ heroes Flosstradamus are back with the brand new Jubilation EP, their first official release since 2009′s “Big Bills” with Caroline Polachek of Chairlift. Named after a long-gone 90s nightclub in the city’s south suburbs, Jubilation uses the hyperactive drums and booming sub bass of juke house as a jumping off point for new school dancefloor sounds. Led by the Kid Sister collab “Luuk Out Gurl” (which Chicago Reader praises for “somehow bending footwork’s freakier elements to the rules of a radio-friendly pop song”) and the XXX-rated Danny Brown collab “From The Back,” Jubilation showcases Flosstradamus’ club-ready studio skills, honed by years of constant touring around the globe.
Posted on Nov 21st, 2011
Jubilation is the name of a long gone nightclub in the south suburbs outside Chicago that gave teenage partygoers their first taste of the ’90s ghetto house tracks that would soon morph into juke and footwork. So its more than appropriate that Flosstradamus take that title for their brand new EP, where the DJ duo of J2K (Josh Young) and Autobot (Curt Cameruci) use the hyperactive drums and booming sub bass sonics of juke as a jumping off point for new school dancefloor sounds of their very own.
Led by the Kid Sister collab “Luuk Out Gurl” (which Chicago Reader praises for “somehow bending footwork’s freakier elements to the rules of a radio-friendly pop song”) and the XXX-rated Danny Brown collab “From The Back,” Jubilation is a true showcase for Flosstradamus’ club-honed studio skills and willingness to experiment.
Check out their Jubilation-themed DJ mix below, filled with footworking favorites new and old, and be sure to grab Jubilation next Tuesday, 11/29 (same day that Kid Sis’ Kiss & Tell EP hits the internet streets. Yesss!).
Posted on Oct 7th, 2011
Whooo! “Luuk Out Gurl” is a collab between some of Chicago’s finest, Flosstradamus and Kid Sister. Their footwork-inspired jam is not only the first original track from Floss in almost two years, but the lead volley off their new EP, Jubilation, dropping soon on Fool’s Gold and featuring even more hyperactive raps and drum machine b-b-boom. And as you may have heard, Kid Sister has a new EP of her own on deck… PARTY TIME!
Posted on Sep 14th, 2011
We escaped Hurricane Irene a few weeks back to rock with our friends @Superfun and Hennessy for the “Great Chicago BBQ” behind RSVP Gallery. Check the recap video above to see what goes down when you put Flosstradamus, Party Supplies and Nick Catchdubs on a roof while a few hundred of Chicago’s most stylish ladies and gents party down below. Some photo galleries from CY Magazine, Refinery 29 and A City In The Midwest are up as well.
Posted on Aug 22nd, 2011
Chicagooooo… we’re coming for you! This Saturday (8/27) come down to RSVP Gallery, we’ll be posted up in the back with dunk tanks, grilled meats, good vibes, and music from Treasure Fingers, Flosstradamus, Nick Catchdubs and Party Supplies live on the MPC. It’s all courtesy of Hennessy Black and the @superfun crew, check the flyer and full details after the jump. Read More
Posted on May 30th, 2011
Check out Flosstradamus and Nick Catchdubs recapping their trip to Melbourne for Converse’s “I ♥ Prahran” block party. Travelogue!
Posted on May 2nd, 2011
Word is still spreading about our afterparties in Austin this year with iheartcomix, Past Yo Bedtime. Dancing! Sweating! Raving! In a damn shopping mall!
We put together two nights of revelry featuring A-Trak, Treasure Fingers, Nadastrom, Just Blaze, Brodinski, Drop The Lime, Kastle, Flosstradamus, Nick Catchdubs, Franki Chan, Proper Villains, Jackie Chain, Penguin Prison, Sammy Bananas and more. Check the recap video for a taste of the vibes, and some of our favorite photos (by Trevor M. Banta and Jenni Westbrook) after the jump, full gallery here. There’s also a gallery of gumball machine portraits by Tommy B here. Read More
Posted on Dec 27th, 2010
Posted on Oct 25th, 2010
The first full-length albums on FG are available for download today on iTunes and everywhere else fine digital music is sold. Stop what you’re doing and grab Fool’s Gold Vol 1 (featuring new music from the whole fam) and Golden Week For The Poco Poco Beat this second!