Posted on Apr 30th, 2009
Tonight at LPR in NYC (yay abbreviations!) it’s the debut edition of JAMS, a new party from Nick Catchdubs of Fool’s Gold, Mattie Safer of The Rapture / Throne Of Blood, and DJ Lindsey of Negroclash / general all-around awesomeness. They promise “hip-hop, r&b, club classics, and new new” and you can get a taste of what’s in store on their promo DJ mix for the party – download link and tracklist after the jump. Read More
Posted on Apr 29th, 2009
Following up their debut collab Kizzaland, Izza Kizza and FG honcho Nick Catchdubs have teamed up once more for Wizard Of Iz, a brand new mixtape inspired by one of MJ’s finest moments. Download it for free at izzakizza.com (here’s a bonus Sendspace link too) and bump 14 brand new tracks featuring guest spots from Lil Wayne, Birdman, David Banner and Colin Munroe and production by Nottz, Koolade and more. RAPS!
Tonight in NYC, Catch & Kizz will be celebrating the release with a party at the Red Bull Space on 40 Thompson St. RSVP is a must! 88 Keys will also be performing, In4Mation and Decon made gift bags, and Asahi will be providing an open bar. Click here for the big flyer with all info.
Posted on Apr 27th, 2009
Last Thursday’s “Best Of The Beast” opening was the place to be, as a couple hundred of our best friends and fam came out for Fool’s Gold art director Dust La Rock’s debut solo show. Queen Majesty, Vin Sol, Nick Catchdubs and Dave1 spun the tunes, Red Stripe and Vitamin Water provided refreshments, Fader debuted their new issue, Worship Worthy made sure everything ran smoothly and a literal who’s who of NYC’s creative community brought infinite good vibes to celebrate one of their own.
Check out these full photo galleries from Ian Meyer, Nicky Digital, Driven By Boredom (who also shot the event for Village Voice, Village Slum (a bunch more on Flickr too), as well as some recaps at Street Level, Hypebeast, RCRD LBL and Herald De Paris. Dust, Trizzy and Catch filmed a MTV News interview which should be up shortly, and in the meantime you can check some video of the show from Bongoboy along with A-Trak’s Flipcam Q&As with Haze and Sammy Bananas (along with some of our photo gallery favorites) after the jump. Read More
Posted on Apr 27th, 2009
Photo by Ian Meyer
This year’s edition of the Fool’s Gold WMC Spectacular was our second consecutive year tearing down White Room in downtown Miami, and we finally got back all the pics and video documenting the fun-splosion. After a packed weekend of shows, we started the day bum rushing the Stones Throw pool party, killed a giant family dinner at the steakhouse, then hit the clurb. Along with all the FG fam rocking on stage (Sammy Bananas, Nick Catchdubs, Treasure Fingers, Jokers Of The Scene and Nacho Lovers – who took over the whole side room for a night of deeeeeeep house and techno) we played host to special guests Steve Aoki, DJ Mehdi, a rare Annie Mac x Fake Blood tag team, and hometown hero Craze, who ended his set by rocking with A-Trak in an epic impromptu scratch session.
We went the whole night long, staying packed long after the other shows closed down (and gave us second and third winds as the party people trickled in). Check the pics and video after the jump, and Ian Meyer’s full photo gallery here. Also peep A-Trak and Mehdi’s solo blog recaps. Read More
Posted on Apr 15th, 2009
Photo by So-Me
Check out the latest episode of James Mountain’s Escape Plan on Ministry of Sound Radio for an interview on the beach with A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs, as well as a guest mix from Catchy featuring a slew of new and recent tunes from the FG roster.
Posted on Apr 13th, 2009
Download Congorock’s contribution to shutterbug Nicky Digital’s “Pre Party Jamz” series here. “I just did a ‘party’ search on my iTunes and grabbed the best ones,” says Rocco of the tunes.
You can also grab PPJ mixes from Nick Catchdubs and Sammy Bananas on Mr Digital’s site, and check some pics from last Friday’s epic Crookers / Congorock / Annie Mac show at Webster Hall.
And in other Congo news, check our boy in LA this Friday playing Control at the Avalon!
Posted on Apr 8th, 2009
The second volume of alt-rock party mixin from FG’s Nick Catchdubs and his homie Mr Ducker is out now in conjunction with the fine folks over at Mishka. Download it here and check the tracklist after the jump. De La and Teenage Fanclub! Read More
Posted on Apr 2nd, 2009
This Friday (4.3) Fool’s Gold’s Nick Catchdubs brings his Flashing Lights party with DJ Ayres and Jubilee back to Studio B in Brooklyn, with La Roux (in her US live debut) and DJ Lindsey rocking on the guest tip. Sure to smash! To help get you excited, the FL trio put together another one of their free promo mixes for the party, download link and tracklist after the jump. Read More
Posted on Apr 1st, 2009
Seeing how it’s April Fools Day and all, our friends from Modular’s NYC office invited us to rock at their weekly Downtown Downturn party at B.East in NYC. Come thru, it kicks off at 10pm tonight!
Posted on Mar 25th, 2009
Along with our own Saturday night megashowcase at White Room, the members of the Fool’s Gold family will be performing at a litany of other events throughout WMC this weekend, everything from afternoon pool parties to all-rap throwdowns to Fergie’s birthday (seriously, JOTS are gonna take lady lumps to the rave cave). Check the full listing after the jump.