Posted on Nov 15th, 2012
Fools Gold, Mad Decent and OWSLA have come together with Architecture for Humanity to help people in need. Help us rebuild one block and repair homes of first responders affected by Hurricane Sandy, full details for donations here!
Posted on Mar 5th, 2012
Our Thursday night bash isn’t the only thing FG has going down in Austin next week. We’re teaming up with our Check Yo Ponytail and Mad Decent broz for Super Party, an all-day event on Saturday, March 17th.
Artists will be announced very soon (but trust us, it’s a wig flipper). ARTISTS ANNOUNCED! RSVP & SAVE THE DATE…
Posted on Aug 17th, 2009
Last week Fool’s Gold was proud to take part in Converse’s 1st annual “Band Of Ballers” tournament. As player/GM (ha!) I put together a scrappy team including Donnis and soopamanager D Solo, Sammy Bananas, and DJ Jayceeoh. NCAA experience, mustaches, high socks – we had it all. A-Trak suited up like a French Canadian Pat Riley on the sidelines as coach, and we took on the competition with championship swag while Cipha Sounds soundtracked it Miss Info and FG fan Peter Rosenberg did play-by-play. Did I mention there were video girls? Spectacle.
Game 1 was a resounding FG victory against the Mad Decent team, followed by a Game 2 loss to Jim Jones and fam. We still made the semi-finals though, where team FG sweated out a heartbreaker of an overtime loss (the only game to hit sudden death!) to Pac Div. They in turn lost to Jimmy’s team in the finals. Ah well, there’s always the next tourney. We played hard, had fun, and came away with a year’s worth of bragging rights against Diplo. Twitter that!
Check out the recaps from Village Voice, XXL, Dime, Complex, Nah Right and Miss Info’s blog. You can also peep our intern Loren’s exclusive pix from the stands. More links as we get em, Hot 97 video and some select photos after the jump. Read More
Posted on Jul 11th, 2008
Ever since we first started Fool’s Gold, we always considered Diplo’s Mad Decent to be our brother label in the North American music/DJ scene, and the feeling was mutual. We would constantly brainstorm ideas for ways our two labels could work together, and one of the most fun was a Post-It Note that simply read “MAD FOOLS RAVE IN THE WOODS.” We’re not quite there yet, but we’re getting closer with next Sunday’s (7.20) free Central Park SummerStage show, the first annual “Mad Fools” featuring Santogold, Diplo, A-Trak, Kid Cudi, Mz Streams with DJ Blaqstarr, and surprise guests. Get ready! And get there early – there will be free shirts featuring the above artwork by Dust La Rock and Mike Jones of Mishka. Afterparty details soon…
Posted on Mar 18th, 2008
It’s a wrap – finally made it back to B-R-O-O-K-LYN (the planet) and finished uploading everything from that music industry networking event in Austin, TX you might have heard about this past weekend. About damn time! Read More