Posted on Nov 7th, 2019 in Releases by Mr. Goldbar
HERO shares new tales of of late night creeps and early morning emotions on his raw and addictive new CRY BABY EP. From the title track’s distorted drum machine funk to the warped computer vocals of “ROT IN PIECES,” the multifaceted Montreal producer (who wrote, performed and recorded every note of CRY BABY) continues to expand on the genre-less approach he’s described as “putting familiar sounds through a VHS player.” Listen Now
Posted on Nov 1st, 2019 in Releases by Mr. Goldbar
The mind-bending scratches of “The Reappearance” come courtesy of Da Odd Couple, aka legendary DJs Rob Swift and Mista Sinista. These founding members of the X-Ecutioners were early mentors to a teenage A-Trak during the late ‘90s indie hip-hop heyday, but there’s nothing retro about their new project. Da Odd Couple’s psychedelic cuts point to the boundless potential of scratch beatsand hip-hop’s ageless battle ethos. Listen Now!
Posted on Oct 29th, 2019 in Releases by Mr. Goldbar
“ROT IN PIECES” is an electro-warped cut from HERO’s upcoming CRY BABY EP (out 11/7 on Fool’s Gold). Synthesized computer vocals, dirty slap bass and distorted drum work are among the many reasons why we love this Montreal producer and his addictively dark love songs. Listen Now !
Posted on Oct 22nd, 2019 in Releases by Mr. Goldbar
HERO returns with “CRY BABY,” the dark, funky title track from his upcoming EP (out 11/7). His first original music since 2018’s Dirty Work EP marks a new chapter for HERO’s signature sound: sonically and emotionally raw, with blown-out 808s perfect for blacklight dancefloors and after-hours drives alike. Listen now
Posted on Oct 3rd, 2019 in Releases by Mr. Goldbar
Hoodboi continues to curate soulful, hybrid vibes on the new Sahara EP. The influential El Paso-born, LA-based producer / DJ took his time crafting a follow-up to 2018’s breakthrough Breathing Room, and it shows. From the title track’s sunrise-worthy piano riffs to the earworm hooks of “Water Runs Dry” featuring Dirty Radio and energetic, club-ready closer “Higher,” Sahara is Hoodboi taking his house-inspired sound to new elevations. Listen Now!
We went dummy at DAY OFF SF! From A-Trak and DJ Premier’s first ever tag team set to ALLBLACK and friends’ Bay rap extravaganza, Falcons and UNIIQU3’s one-of-a-kind styles to ISP’s legendary scratch sessions, it was a party like none other. Peep the recap and check more at fgdayoff.com.
Posted on Sep 27th, 2019 in Releases by Mr. Goldbar
A-Trak’s feel-good single “Work It Out” has become an instant DJ favorite, with its irresistible vocal hooks and cut-up dance energy ringing throughout festival sets, radio shows and playlists around the globe. UK house hero Friend Within doubles down on the disco for a new remix, stretching the buildups and adding even more oomph as only he can. It’s a Fool’s Gold summer essential! Listen Now!
Posted on Sep 19th, 2019 in Releases by Mr. Goldbar
Hoodboi flexes his gift for pop songcraft and house-inspired production on new single “Water Runs Dry,” featuring Dirty Radio. The irresistible earworm is a perfect introduction to the new Sahara EP, featuring even more soulful, chopped-up vocals and uplifting dancefloor energy. Listen Now!
There’s no party like Fool’s Gold DAY OFF, so it’s only right we captured the hometown edition for FGTV! Going strong for ten years and counting, DAY OFF brings the whole creative community together, from legends like Black Thought to new FG signings (and legends in the making!) Chris Crack and Tabby Wakes, and the coolest, stylish party people the city has to offer. Peep more recaps at fgdayoff.com and watch more episodes at smarturl.it/FGTV
Posted on Sep 18th, 2019 in Releases by Mr. Goldbar
“Two strangers met in the heart of Europe. Sharing a passion for all sorts of music, they became friends and teamed up. After years of producing records for others they decided to form a different dance music combo to keep their creativity flowing. This is Fremda.” Enough said! Fremda lets the music speak for itself on their debut Login. Led by singles “Stream” and “Crocodile,” the duo mix detuned synths and reverbed guitar riffs with epic chords and classic drum machine bounce, crafting a four-track EP of instrumental electronic music at its most evocative. Listen Now!