We hit Miami in a week, getting down with some of the funnest parties Ultra week has to offer, including our own annual (and dare we say legendary!) showcase at Grand Central. First up is the multi-label megajam “Good Times,” brought to you by our friends at Owsla on Wednesday, 3/26. B2B sets galore, and a “leisure sports tournament?” We’ll see you there, get yer tix at nesthq.com/goodtimes. Thursday 3/27 we bring the Fool’s Gold Rap Party to SL Miami, featuring A-Trak, Craze, Just Blaze, Nick Catchdubs, What So Not, Brillz, Sluggers and more! Then on Friday 3/28 we saved the best for last: the annual Fool’s Gold Showcase at Grand Central, featuring sets from A-Trak, Tchami, GLADPVCK (aka gLAdiator b2b LOUDPVCK), Anna Lunoe, Destructo, Nick Catchdubs, Trippy Turtle & Wave Racer, Carli, High Klassified, Sleepy Tom, DZA and the Peachfuzz Crew, and special guests… it’s FREE with RSVP at foolsgoldrecs.com/miami and don’t miss it! Read More
Tacos, tequila, tinnitus… SXSW traditions run deep! But fans in the know look forward to the annual Fool’s Gold bash more than anything else. It’s not a showcase, it’s a party! For this year’s edition, we’ve got the debut live performance of Low Pros (aka A-Trak and Lex Luger) with crazy special guests including Migos, Travi$ Scott, and Que, 100s, Black Atlass, Nick Catchdubs, gLAdiator, World’s Fair, Treasure Fingers, GrandeMarshall, DaVinci & Sweet Valley, Smalltown DJs and more. It all goes down on Friday, 3/14 at Empire Garage (606 E. 7th St) in Austin, TX as part of the Austin Party Weekend series of trailblazing label showcases. The Fool’s Gold party is free with SXSW badge, and there will be limited $10 tickets available at the door. Check austinpartyweekend.com for all the info, and we’ll see you there!
The word is out, and that word is QUACK. The epic new Duck Sauce album is ready to hatch this April! See what’s happened in the universe since DS first spread their wings in the comic teaser video, peep the tracklist after the jump, and mark 4/15 on your calendars, cause #QUACKISBACK! Read More
For the latest installment of their “Update” column, Pitchfork caught up with A-Trak and Armand Van Helden about all things Duck Sauce: the new album Quack (out this April) and bringing Chronic-worthy skits into the world of EDM, pulling stunts with inflatable ducks, and the art of the nightclub “swim through.” Read it now, and download the Duck Tape (and Duck Droppings!) while yer at it.
The Low Pros revolution continues! A-Trak and Lex Luger didn’t even let the dust settle on lead explosion “Jack Tripper” feat Young Thug and PeeWee Longway before following up with the megaton anthem “100 Bottles” featuring Travi$ Scott on vocals and Brillz adding extra slap to the track. KABOOM BITCHES! Stay tuned for more from these low end professionals very soon…
A-Trak is hitting the road once more for the GOLD GONE WILD tour, and bringing his bud Salva and tons of special guests along for the ride. Tickets go on sale this Friday, check links and info at foolsgoldrecs.com/goldgonewild.
Trizzy and ‘Dini are back with another episode of Fool’s Gold Radio, first heard on SiriusXM and now available here for your downloading enjoyment. One hour of new jams from across the entire dance music universe, get busy! Grab on Soundcloud (and/or subscribe to the podcast via iTunes) and check the tracklist after the jump.
A-Trak and Lex Luger joined forces as Low Pros, locking themselves in a studio to cook up some next level heat with a bunch of their closest friends from ATL and way, way beyond. “Jack Tripper” is the first taste of what these low end professionals have in store. You want hip-hop wildman of the moment Young Thug? His amigo PeeWee Longway? A crazy ass beat courtesy Trizzy, Lex and Metro Boomin? Mr. Roper himself couldn’t make this any more bugged out. Check out “Jack Tripper” and stay tuned for more Low Pros very soon…
FG took to the high seas once again for the annual Holy Ship!!! mega rave on a boat. Duck Sauce, Chromeo, A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Oliver, RL Grime, Just Blaze, Dillon Francis, Baauer and many more friends and fam partied all weekend from boat to beach and beyond, including the most epic Fool’s Gold Rap Party yet, featuring special guest Pharrell! Watch our official recap vid and see what you missed. (Photo galleries are up on the HS site too!)