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!
As you may have seen on Pitchfork today, our first-ever compilation LP, Fool’s Gold Vol 1 is making its way to you fine people of planet Earth on October 25th (same day as The Suzan LP – they both got bumped to Monday cause of Taylor Swift. Good looking out ma!)
The 14 new tracks on Fool’s Gold Vol 1 are a 3-D look at where FG has been and where we’re going next. “Ray Ban Vision,” A-Trak’s robot-rocking collab with G.O.O.D. Music upstart CyHi Da Prynce, sits comfortably next to Treasure Fingers’ joyous dance pop throwback “Keep Up” and The Suzan’s rollicking cover of Miike Snow’s “Animal,” along with new tracks from other exciting, constantly-evolving talents like Kingdom, Flosstradamus, and even Lil B, who teases his forthcoming EP with the #based bass of “Freeze.”
You will be able to download Vol 1 from all fine music retailers, as well as purchase a limited-edition CD copy (and other FG treats) at Opening Ceremony boutiques worldwide. We are immensely proud to share these new tracks from our family with all of you!
Check the full tracklisting after the jump and stay tuned. Read More
Flashing Lights, the monthly dance party thrown by FG’s Nick Catchdubs, DJ Ayres and Jubilee, turns two this Friday (10/8) at Public Assembly in Brooklyn. FL has hosted many Fool’s Gold guests over the past two years, and this one is no exception: Nacho Lovers will be crossing the border to house up the birthday vibes, joined by fellow Torontonian Grahmzilla, who will be tag-teaming with Jubilee as part of their group, Bassanovva. The two have put together a mix of originals, remixes and other fresh tracks to get you excited for the party, including the Nacho Lovers remix of forthcoming Bassanovva single “Terrordactyl” on Sinden’s Grizzly imprint. It’s a family affair!
For more music, check all the old Flashing Lights mixes on Soundcloud.
Like Neil Tennant always wanted them to, Nacho Lovers go west this week for a bunch of gigs in California.
Catch them in LA on Tuesday at Cinespace (with Bingo Players, Egyptrixx and Dubbel Dutch) and on Thursday at Dance Right. Then Saturday (Oct 2nd) they hit SF for Solid Gold Jacuzzi with our T&B bud Drop The Lime.
East Coasters will get a dose of Nacho love at the 2 Year anniversary of Flashing Lights in Brooklyn on October 8th, more on that one later…
Two independent record labels, united under a groove…
Last month we teamed up with our friends from Stones Throw, laced up our dancing shoes and hit the road for the DISCOTHEQUE extravaganza! Four nights of “disco, boogie and house music” (as the hand-drawn flyer advertised) from Peanut Butter Wolf, A-Trak, J-Rocc and Nacho Lovers, along with special guests Mayer Hawthorne, Treasure Fingers and Holy Ghost!
All kind of photos after the jump, but before you dig in, go download our latest Foolcast, featuring Peanut Butter Wolf’s live set from the Chicago show. Shout outs and basslines galore! Subscribe to the Foolcast via iTunes or your favorite RSS reader at the main Foolcast page, where you can also download the download the mix directly (right click and save-as). Read More
Chicago get ready! Full info and lineups for tonight and the other dates are up at foolsgoldrecs.com/discotheque. Peep the limited-edition Dust La Rock tour shirt (we might throw a couple up on the webstore if you’re lucky…)
This year during Coachella, we got together with our friends from Stones Throw for one fine evening of “disco, boogie and house music” (as the hand-drawn flyer advertised) from Peanut Butter Wolf, The Brothers Macklovitch (A-Trak and Dave1), Mayer Hawthorne, Jokers Of The Scene, James Pants, and Chris Bag Raiders. Aloe Blacc was on mic duties throughout the evening, and, as you can see from the video highlight reel, a groovy time was had by all!
The night went so well, in fact, that we decided to base a whole tour around it: the Stones Throw x Fool’s Gold Discotheque, featuring Peanut Butter Wolf, A-Trak, J Rocc and Nacho Lovers (alongside DJ sets from some very special guests: Treasure Fingers, Holy Ghost!, Mayer Hawthorne and more) kicking off in Chicago with a Lollapalooza afterparty on August 6th and then traveling to San Francisco, Portland, and wrapping up with a very special boat party in Vancouver. Check the lineups and details after the jump! Read More
Here’s an unexpected and awesome treat from Nacho Lovers, a new (old) track called “Party People” that they finally wrapped up. “A party bootleg from 2007. A little of this. A little of that. With some 808 sprinkles on top.”