Posted on Aug 7th, 2009
FG’s own Nick Catchdubs continues to pop out these jam-filled Flashing Lights mixes every few months with his patna dem DJ Ayres and Jubilee in celebration of their dance party of the same name. Grab the latest edition here (tracklist after the jump) and while you’re at it, RSVP for the next Flashing Lights on Friday, August 14th at 88 Palace in NYC, featuring Toadally Krossed Out, a tag team set from Udachi & Jubilee (in honor of their debut single release) and Ms Jubilee’s own birthday. Raving guaranteed! Read More
Posted on Jul 28th, 2009
As previously mentioned, a bunch of the Fool’s Gold fam will be in Chicago for Lollapalooza in a matter of days. We’re happy to note that Nick Catchdubs will be joining A-Trak, LA Riots, Kid Cudi and more bros + associates on the DJ stage, as well as performing at the August 7th Imeem afterparty at Sonotheque along with Trizzy and Treasure Fingers. The flyer is above, and it’s FREE with RSVP – don’t slack!
Posted on Jul 17th, 2009
This past weekend the FG fam loaded up our hovercraft and sped down to Norfolk, VA for the opening of Dust La Rock’s “Best Of The Beast” show at Commonwealth’s flagship store. Dust’s pieces looked as stunning as the tattooed mamis at the party, Nick Catchdubs provided nuff tunes (including hidden Fam-Lay gems and a gang of FG exclusives that Virginia was first to ever hear live), and we were greeted by a team of Hampton Roads’ finest, including Chad Hugo of Neptunes / N*E*R*D fame. Check out pics from the night from Commonwealth and Flash You’re Famous – we’ll be linking up more as we get them, though unfortunately no pics exist of the donk exhibition outside 7-11 later that night, or the epic Bojangles meal the following morning.
The opening also marked the debut of Commonwealth’s limited edition Best Of The Beast tee, a Hell’s Satans-worthy garment that you can purchase online while they last. More C’mon x FG collabs coming soon, as well as further graphic awesomeness from the man, the mystery, The Duster.
Posted on Jul 16th, 2009
The calendar section coming up on our new website is gonna be crayjeeee, but until then the best place to keep up with tour dates for the whole Fool’s Gold family is our MySpace and Twitter, which we keep updated daily with the comings (ayo!) and goings of the FG fam. That said – we can’t neglect the regular ol’ blog neither!
Here’s a bunch of flyers for gigs coming up this weekend, including DJ Gant-Man and Jokers Of The Scene rocking separate parties in Chicago tonight (JOTS also hit SD on Saturday), LA Riots and Nick Catchdubs in NYC Friday along with Sammy Bananas with Switch in LA, Treasure Fingers in Vancouver and Andrew Ross of Nacho Lovers in Toronto that same night (he’s reunited with the other Nacho in Calgary Saturday), and of course the ‘Burger trio who stay hitting towns near you on the DAILY (including SF tonight with Trackademicks). Support real live DJs! Read More
Posted on Jul 13th, 2009
We definitely believe in the power of smart partnerships and teamwork over at FG HQ, which is probably why one of our earliest outside supporters was fellow start-up RCRD LBL, who built their whole site around supporting artists and presenting great selections of free, authorized new music.
We’ve done free downloads and track debuts with RCRD LBL for almost as long as we’ve been a label ourselves, and this Tuesday (7.14) we’re linking up with them yet again for the 1st RCRD LBL “Friends & Family Meet Up” from 7-10pm at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC. Reps from the family of labels involved on the site (Fool’s Gold, Ghostly, Warp, etc) will be premiering tons of brand new and unreleased music – and generally just kicking it – so come through and start your evening with us!
To get you psyched, hit the jump to download ALL of the free Fool’s Gold music available on RCRD LBL – tracks, remixes (our own as well as jams our artists have crafted for others), mixtapes and more. Over 50 tracks! Read More
Posted on Jul 10th, 2009
This Saturday (tomorrow!) we’re proud to present Dust La Rock’s “Best Of The Beast” show at Commonwealth in Norfolk VA (FYI, this is the Virginia Commonwealth, not the DC store. Don’t worry DC, we love you too and will be there soon!)
Nick Catchdubs will be providing the tunes, and we’ll be debuting a devilishly exclusive Dust La Rock x Commonwealth “Best Of The Beast” t-shirt. Limited quantities of the shirt will be available on the Commonwealth webstore next week. Out-of-towners can also purchase actual art pieces from the show on Dust La Rock’s gallery site.
Posted on Jul 9th, 2009
This is the last weekend at Brooklyn’s Studio B EVER, so come do it big with FG fam Flosstradamus, Nick Catchdubs and the rest of the Flashing Lights crew! 19+ for the young’uns, gonna be big. RSVP at flashinglightslightslights.com for reduced entry and grab all the previous FL promo mixes (#3, #2, #1) to whet your appetite. Rave juice!
Posted on Jun 24th, 2009
Come and dance with FG’s Nick Catchdubs tonight in NYC for the Hi Fi Cartel party at Mr West, tomorrow in NYC for the Jams party at Le Poisson Rouge with DJ Lindsey and Mattie Safer, and Friday in LA on the So Sweet stage at Electric Daisy Carnival, a massive two-day rave at the LA Colosseum with our pals Boys Noize, Fake Blood, Simian Mobile Disco, Major Lazer, Paul Devro and many more.
Posted on Jun 22nd, 2009
Back To The Feature, the third mixtape collaboration between FG’s Catch and DC’s Wale dropped this past Friday, racking up almost 50,000 downloads over the weekend. Hiyo!
Grab it for free and get your rap on with a galaxy of guest MCs (hence the title) and production from 9th Wonder (duh), Mark Ronson, up and comers like Mikey Mike and more. Tracklist after the jump, download Wale x Catch 100 Miles & Running and Mixtape About Nothing while you’re at it!
Update: the fine folks at RCRD LBL put up a direct download and handy streaming player for the mix.