Athletixx co-founder and LA dance trendsetter Hoodboi links with NYC’s ASTR for the soaring new track “Closer,” out today on Fool’s Gold. Premiered by A-Trak on his “Day Off Radio” Beats 1 show, “Closer” is the first new music from Hoodboi since 2015′s acclaimed Palm Reader EP. Hypermelodic riffs collide with ecstatic drum fills and knotty bass drops for Hoodboi’s most ambitious single yet. Listen to “Closer” now and peep Hoodboi’s Palm Reader and Palm Reader Remixes EP’s.
We’re turning over control of the FG Spotify account to our biggest friends and fam with the new “Fool’s Gold Guestlist” playlist! Hoodboi kicks things off properly, fresh from tour with a new collection of club cuts, mind expanders and all kinds of Athletixx awesomeness. Subscribe now and listen up!
Five cities, thousands of fans, a whole damn supergroup of artists and DJs… DAY OFF 2015 was the biggest Fool’s Gold festival trek yet! From Travi$ Scott lighting LA on fire to Skepta shutting down NYC, from 2 Chainz and Flosstradamus turning up in MIA to A-Trak scratching everywhere, the fam went in for real! Watch the full recap video above, hit fgdayoff.com for more, and stay tuned for next year’s edition (which is sure to be even crazier). Big thanks to our friends at Grand Marnier for helping make it all possible.
Hoodboi’s Palm Reader Remixes EP is dropping this Friday, featuring crazy reworks from some of our favorite producers. Check out Vindata’s amazing take on “By Your Side” now (premiered today on Earmilk) and get it immediately when you preorder the EP on iTunes. Check Hoodboi hitting the road with Brenmar for The New Originals Tour starting 10/28, full dates after the jump.
Hoodboi is leading the pack of visionary young LA producers. His debut Fool’s Gold EP Palm Reader was an inspired, late-night take on international club sounds, bringing underground vibes to the masses while injecting his own unique brand of matrix-friendly dance appeal in the process. Now, the Athletixx producer gets taken for a spin himself on Palm Reader Remixes, featuring reworked EP tracks from his club-smashing peers. Vindata (Owsla) turn “By Ur Side” into a half-time masterclass in pitched vocals and triumphant laser riffs, while Alizzz (Mad Decent) drags “Shallow” into warehouse trap territory. The Lido-featuring title track gets three uniquely awesome versions: SIROJ funks out “Palm Reader” into a slow electronic strut, Fool’s Gold OG Treasure Fingers flips it into a modern garage house anthem, and Jesse Slayter cranks up the festival-ready #feels. It’s a wide-ranging batch of remixes that do justice to Hoodboi’s own high-res originals. We’ve gazed into the crystal ball… the future is bright!
The first DAY OFF of 2015 blasted off in Los Angeles with Action Bronson, Travi$ Scott, A-Trak, and a zillion more special guests (Sosa! Vic Mensa!), FG fam, and party people galore. Watch our official recap video and get psyched for more! Big thanks to Grand Marnier for helping make it happen.
ATL and NYC are this weekend, with MIA and ATX following right after, details and tickets for all cities available now at fgdayoff.com! Photos and more recap action from LA after the jump. Read More
NYC! In two weeks we’re pulling up to La Marina in a yacht… come party with us at Corona’s Electric Beach on 9/1, an afternoon jam kicking off at 2pm and featuring music from Just Blaze, Athletixx (Falcons, Hoodboi, Kittens and Promnite), Nick Catchdubs, Nick Hook and TJ Mizell. It’s FREE with RSVP, we’ll see you there!
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
Our dudes Brenmar and DJ Sliink are taking to the high seas for a summer party like none other with their first-annual #AllWhiteAllNight Yacht Party. It’s going down July 10th in NYC with Hoodboi along for the DJ fun, DJ Uniiqu3 hosting all night, and Brenmar’s Award EP collaborator Sayii performing. Get your tickets now and we’ll see you there… Read More