After teasing you with date and city announcements (and selling out earlybird tickets before revealing a single act), we’re psyched to release lineups for this year’s edition of FOOL’S GOLD DAY OFF events, hitting Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York, Miami and Austin starting August 29th.
Label founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs have once again curated North America’s most culturally resonant festival. Who else brings together street rap royalty Meek Mill (currently riding high with the #1 album in the country), UK grime icon Skepta and underground superstars Flatbush Zombies? Who can showcase EDM favorites Flosstradamus and Alison Wonderland alongside nu-millennial MCs D.R.A.M. and Post Malone? Top it off with fresh label signings Rome Fortune, ManMan Savage, Bosco, Leaf, Hoodboi, Falcons and Shash’U and you’ve got an eclectic and electrifying lineup, in true Fool’s Gold style.
“DAY OFF is our culture. It’s where the full scope of Fool’s Gold comes together, it’s everything we represent. It doesn’t belong to one scene or another: DAY OFF is generational. We’ve watched it grow, step by step, with pride. I can’t wait to pull some more surprises this year!” – A-Trak
Tickets for all five DAY OFF events are available now at fgdayoff.com, along with recap videos and photos from the last five years of FGDO shows, featuring Danny Brown, A$AP Rocky, Run The Jewels, Juicy J, Young Thug, French Montana and many others. Read More
We’re back at Coachella this weekend and have added ANOTHER jam to our party itinerary! RSVP at jukely.com/casadelsol for Jukely’s free “Casa Del Sol” daytime pool party, programmed by FG and IHEARTCOMIX. Giraffage headlines Saturday’s soiree, and Sunday is an all FG fam affair featuring gLAdiator, Treasure Fingers, DJ Sliink, Madeaux, Leaf, Bosco and Yasi. We’re going zero to SPF100 real quick… you don’t wanna miss this one! Read More
We’re taking over the Heineken House at Coachella this month, programming a full day of FG DJs, family and friends each Friday of the fest (4/10 and 4/17). Peep the Coachella site for map and info and we’ll see you there! Find more on Twitter and IG at @Heineken_US and #HeinekenHouse, or visit the Heineken FB.
Miami! Each time we rock with ya it gets better and better. Check out the recap vid of our 2015 label showcase at Grand Central featuring A-Trak (with Chromeo bros in tow!), Martin Solveig, Tommy Trash, gLAdiator, Brenmar, Salva, Anna Lunoe, Nick Catchdubs, Shash’U, Sluggers and our surprise guest Tchami. Peep photo galleries from Jake Pierce and RaRa Photgraphy on Facebook, we posted some of our favorite shots after the jump. Read More
Miami! We love you. We really do… so we’re back with another showcase smack in the middle of Ultra weekend, taking over our home away from home Grand Central for one more night of heavy duty party action. Look at that lineup of FG friends and fam! A-Trak, Martin Solveig, Tommy Trash, gLAdiator, Brenmar, Salva, Anna Lunoe, Nick Catchdubs, Shash’U, Sluggers and more. Get your advance tix while they last at foolsgoldrecs.com/miami and we’ll see you there…
To celebrate their upcoming Canada tour dates (dubbed “The Sweet Boys Weekender”) kicking off this Thursday, Fool’s Gold dance champs gLAdiator and Sleepy Tom have combined forces for new jam “Cruise Control.” The breakbeat-driven banger highlights the best of both artists’ hybrid styles, blending cheeky samples and boundless feel-good energy with ease. Download it now and check them together at Le Belmont in Montreal on Jan 22nd, Ritual Downstairs Lounge in Ottawa on Jan 23rd, and Marquee in Halifax on Jan 24th (where they will be joined by fellow beat kings Keys N Krates). Stay tuned for more music from these two throughout the year, starting with Sleepy Tom’s new single “Pusher” feat Anna Lunoe, out 1/27 on FG.
Whenever Fool’s Gold touches down in Cali, you know we have to make it EXTRA extra! The ’14 edition of DAY OFF Los Angeles was our craziest show yet, featuring uber-hype sets from Danny Brown, Vic Mensa (in his LA debut!), Travi$ Scott, gLAdiator, Kurupt, Hoodboi, Nick Catchdubs and Kittens, not to mention a very rare Invisibl Skratch Piklz reunion and surprise guest spots from Fredo Santana, Rome Fortune, and Big Sean. WHOA! Watch the recap above (can you find yourself?) and stay tuned for more DAY OFFs in ATL and Miami at fgdayoff.com. Thanks to G-Shock, The Fader & Goldenvoice
The gLAdiator dudes come in full force with a new mix for Nina Las Vegas over at Australia’s Triple J radio. The duo is currently touring Australia, bringing their brand of turnt up club tunes to all the folks down under. Buy their Assembly Line EP now.
Tour dates and tracklist below.
While the music industry lounges through another off-season of vacation days and long weekends, Fool’s Gold has spent their summer adding a brand-new roster of DJ / producer superstars to the team. DRAFT PICKS announces this formidable squad to the world in the form of a free, downloadable BitTorrent Bundle of mp3s and digital collector cards for each artist (complete with highlight stats and stick of gum!).
From fresh finds and SoundCloud phenoms to established talents making big-league creative leaps, DRAFT PICKS features the most exciting and diverse lineup of DJs and producers currently working, all united together under the FG umbrella. Where else would Salva’s hyper club hybrids make sense against Shash’U’s “power funk”? TroyBoi’s widescreen trap epics vs Giraffage’s Tumblr-ready dreamscapes? Brenmar’s bass-fueled r&b hand in hand with High Klassified’s next level head nodders? Hoodboi’s frenetic remixes next to gLAdiator’s festival anthems? DRAFT PICKS is a 360 dunk of next-level dance music stopping all questions in their tracks.
Download DRAFT PICKS music and more at foolsgoldrecs.com/draftpicks, and see these artists live at all the Fool’s Gold DAY OFF events this year in New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Miami. Check fgdayoff.com for full lineups and ticket info. Read More