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.
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!
Kid Sis recently got in the studio with Riff Raff to jump on a track produced by Sinden and 5kinandbone5, and you can check the results above. Suffice it to say, they brought the rice out. Stay tuned for Kid Sister’s new EP!
This September, the Electric Zoo festival returns to NY once again. For the 2011 edition, they’ve enlisted Chromeo, Kid Sister, Crookers and a ton of other fam to rave your eyeballs off. Get your advance tix while they last!
This spring Trizzy hit the road with Kid Sis and the motherfucking GLK for a party trek of epic proportions. Check out some highlights from their adventures across North America. Lights! Cameras! A!!!!
Kirill Was Here was out on the road for the whole thing (embedded combat reporter in the electro wars!) shooting the videos you see above, as well as a gang of amazing pics. Thumb through all his galleries (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8) and peep some selects after the jump. Read More
“Kid Sister is wrapping up a new EP and her second album – they’re both coming out crazy, and while she’s feeling the vibe, she wanted to jump on some fun stuff like we did for the Kiss Kiss Kiss mixtape. I love DJ Nehpets’ juke remix of Kelly Rowland’s “Motivation” and knew she would sound crazy on it. But I had no idea she would freak it like THIS!?!? A sweaty summer jam for Chi-town and beyond.”
A-Trak is back with another edition of his Around The World tour diary series, on a snazzy new website to boot! Check it out for all the fun from our Coachella trek last weekend, where the “giant A” made its debut.
See the stage insanity for yourself when the Magic 8 Ball Tour hits a town near you! A-Trak, Kid Sister and The Gaslamp Killer wilding out for your partytime enjoyment. They just wrapped a week of shows in the South, check out Kirill Was Here’s photos to see what went down, and check some of our favorites after the jump.
After weeks and weeks of blood, sweat and InDesign, the Fool’s Gold chapter of Frank151 is out! You can snag physical copies soon at parties and select retail spots around the world (and via subscription, of course). But since the internet streets can’t wait, you can peep a downloadable PDF and flippable web mag version of the entire issue right here. What’s inside you ask? Read More
A few (crazy) weeks ago we took to the highways and byways of North America for the ROAD GOLD tour, in honor of our first ever compilation album. It was a Fool’s Gold soufflé. A b-boy bouillabaisse. A motherfucking techno gumbo of epic proportions!
From city to city, Treasure Fingers, Congorock, LA Riots, Jokers Of The Scene, Nacho Lovers, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs, Sammy Bananas and Telephoned teamed up in various combinations to rock the party. In LA we were even joined by special guests Just Blaze and Kid Sister! Party vibes were plentiful. But don’t take our word for it: peep the recap vid above, as well as some tour snapshots (and even more vids) after the jump. Read More