Montreal beat king Shash’U is back with a new video from his ultra-funky, ‘80s-inspired PWRFNK EP. Putting a playfully creepy spin on his roots in the professional street dance world, this body part-swapping clip takes viewers to “the lab” for real. Listen to PWRFNK now on all digital services, and get the limited-edition double vinyl (paired with Shash’U’s Thru Da Night EP) from the Fool’s Gold store.
Five cities, thousands of fans, a whole damn supergroup of artists and DJs… DAY OFF 2015 was the biggest Fool’s Gold festival trek yet! From Travi$ Scott lighting LA on fire to Skepta shutting down NYC, from 2 Chainz and Flosstradamus turning up in MIA to A-Trak scratching everywhere, the fam went in for real! Watch the full recap video above, hit fgdayoff.com for more, and stay tuned for next year’s edition (which is sure to be even crazier). Big thanks to our friends at Grand Marnier for helping make it all possible.
We brought the whole Fool’s Gold Sound Machine down to Miami for another epic DAY OFF! Rain or shine, it was a litstravaganza for the ages. A-Trak and Mannie Fresh B2B, bringing out 2 Chainz and Juvenile? Flosstradamus preaching turn-up gospel to the South Florida HDYNATION congregation, complete with Travis Porter on some live “Drop Top”? Not to mention Alison Wonderland and Laidback Luke throwing down intense DJ sets, Vic Mensa and Towkio repping SAVEMONEY onstage (and in the crowd), and Denzel Curry, D.R.A.M., Rome Fortune and tons more keeping it sweaty all day long.
Forever we love Atlanta! The 2nd ever ATL DAY OFF was a true celebration of Fool’s Gold fans, family… and hoverboards. Watch our official recap video above to see what happens when the whole city comes out to rock with us! (There’s also a full photo gallery up on the FG FB to enjoy, some of our favorite selections after the jump.)
We’ve been rolling out promo DJ mixes for all our #FGDAYOFF shows this year, here’s a handy post with all of ‘em to get you caught up before this Saturday’s season-closing bash at Stubb’s in Austin (tix available now!)
From Outside Lands to iPhone ads, Giraffage is everywhere. His debut Fool’s Gold EP No Reason WiFi’ed glistening melodies and candy-painted basslines direct to your heart. Now it’s time for the new No Reason Remixes to get to work on the rest of your body, thanks to reconfigured versions from some of the coolest and most inventive names in dance and electronic music. GTA, Shash’U, Lindsay Lowend, Promnite, Maxo, Spazzkid and Qrion all put their spin on No Reason originals, pinballing from heavy-duty festival jams and club-ready explosions to juked out video game soundtracks and full-on IDM instrumentals. The matrix has never been this live!
Download No Reason Remixes now on iTunes and stream on Spotify. Check Giraffage’s upcoming tour dates at giraffage.com, and watch the iPhone 6 commercial featuring the original “Be With You” after the jump.
After teasing you with date and city announcements (and selling out earlybird tickets before revealing a single act), we’re psyched to release lineups for this year’s edition of FOOL’S GOLD DAY OFF events, hitting Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York, Miami and Austin starting August 29th.
Label founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs have once again curated North America’s most culturally resonant festival. Who else brings together street rap royalty Meek Mill (currently riding high with the #1 album in the country), UK grime icon Skepta and underground superstars Flatbush Zombies? Who can showcase EDM favorites Flosstradamus and Alison Wonderland alongside nu-millennial MCs D.R.A.M. and Post Malone? Top it off with fresh label signings Rome Fortune, ManMan Savage, Bosco, Leaf, Hoodboi, Falcons and Shash’U and you’ve got an eclectic and electrifying lineup, in true Fool’s Gold style.
“DAY OFF is our culture. It’s where the full scope of Fool’s Gold comes together, it’s everything we represent. It doesn’t belong to one scene or another: DAY OFF is generational. We’ve watched it grow, step by step, with pride. I can’t wait to pull some more surprises this year!” – A-Trak
Tickets for all five DAY OFF events are available now at fgdayoff.com, along with recap videos and photos from the last five years of FGDO shows, featuring Danny Brown, A$AP Rocky, Run The Jewels, Juicy J, Young Thug, French Montana and many others. Read More
A-Trak and the FG fam turned Montreal waaaaaay up during MURAL festival. Peep the recap of the first-ever FOOL’S GOLD HOMECOMING, with Trizzy getting down alongside Lunice, Post Malone, STWO, Shash’U, Nick Catchdubs, High Klassified, Simahlak, Dave Luxe, and a crowd of MTL’s livest. Check some photos from PartyWithSylvain after the jump… we’ve got a full gallery up on our FB as well (word to Bono!) and if you missed out in person, you can still rep with a French Canadian FG poutine tee (really). Read More
“People often ask me about my musical influences,” says Shash’U. “Here is a playlist for an answer. Vibe to this!” Check out his “These Made Me” Playlist on Spotify and to see those influences in action, pick up Shash’U’s PWRFNK and Thru Da Night EPs on double vinyl (with poster!) from the FG store.