When A-Trak told Thump the History Of Fool’s Gold in Ten Songs, he singled out Congorock’s 2010 jam “Babylon” as a scene-transcending track that brought indie and big-room worlds together. Five years later, the tune still sounds immediate, epic and fresh. So why not celebrate?
Hit foolsgoldrecs.com/babylon to download a brand new remix of the song by heavy-duty dance upstart 4B (first heard in DJ Snake’s Ultra set and ready to take over a festival near you), grab Babylon and its accompanying remix EP (featuring Steve Angello, Proxy, and rave legend CJ Bolland) on iTunes, and for a limited time, purchase copies of the Babylon vinyl (with sleeve art by Dust La Rock) and logo tee for just $5 each. Fire!
The first annual Good Times fest went down in Miami a few weeks back, a multi-label friendstravaganza featuring crews from Owsla, Bromance, Boys Noize, Slow Roast, MTA, Jeffrees, Smog, and of course FOOOOOOL’S GOOOOOLD. Watch the official recap video for A-Trak and Craze B2B scratch action, not to mention Anna Lunoe, Tchami, Congorock, Skrillex, Brodinski, Chance The Rapper, and more bringing the vibes to tons of South Florida’s finest party people. (For more recappage, check what went down at our own party in MIA that weekend.)
The Fool’s Gold fam returned to Electric Zoo this summer for another day of non stop dancery courtesy of A-Trak, Brodinski and Gesaffelstein, Araabmuzik, Congorock, DJ Sliink, Green Lantern, Just Blaze, Nick Catchdubs, Oliver and RL Grime. Strobes! Screens! Smoke fuggin machines! A party to remember for sure… check out our recap vid above, then peep Nicky Digital’s photo gallery and EZoo’s own Facebook snaps to see more from the day. Some of our favorite snaps after the jump. For more Summer ’13 Clubhouse action, peep our recaps from Electric Forest and the Capitol Hill Block Party. Read More
FG took over MIA once again, putting our own special shine on Miami Music Week with multiple events. A sweaty Grand Central rave? Yes indeed. Infiltrating the Ultra festival? You bet. A rooftop rap party? SOUND DI ALARM!!! See what went down with all our friends and party people in this recap video.
We brought DAY OFF to Los Angeles last month, throwing our long running NYC bash in Cali for the first time ever. Suffice it to say… it was crazy! The whole fam was in effect, with A-Trak, Danny Brown, Chromeo, Cool Kids, Casey Veggies, Congorock, Oliver, Donnis, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs and more performing in front of a few thousand of LA’s finest party people. And when it was all said and done, we threw an afterparty with the likes of Dave1, RL Grime, Carnage, Franki Chan… Good times!
This Sunday (10/7) the crew hits Los Angeles for our first ever West Coast edition of DAY OFF, featuring A-Trak, Danny Brown, Chromeo (DJ Set), Cool Kids, Casey Veggies, Congorock, Oliver, Donnis, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs and special guests.
The response to our initial Day Off LA announcement was so crazy that we hit capacity on RSVPs only a few hours later! We held some space though, and will be releasing 500 additional RSVPs on the website today at noon PST. (If you’ve already RSVPed, hold tight – venue info will be emailed to you before the event).
For three years running, our annual DAY OFF party has been THE most talked about free music event in New York. The Labor Day extravaganza has featured the likes of Juicy J, A$AP Rocky, Just Blaze, Araabmuzik and the late, great DJ Mehdi. This year’s party was raved about by the New York Times, Village Voice, Pitchfork and countless others. So it’s only right that we transport our hometown insanity to the West Coast for the first-ever Los Angeles DAY OFF on Sunday, October 7th!
Highlights of Cali’s inaugural DAY OFF lineup include performances from FG capo A-Trak and the label’s reigning rap hero Danny Brown, a special DJ set from world class funksters Chromeo, longtime homies and 808 kings the Cool Kids, LA favorite Casey Veggies, and many more of Fool’s Gold’s illustrious artists, including Congorock, Oliver, Donnis, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs, and special guests. You do not want to miss this one!
Peep the new Spectrum remix EP from the young piano man and EDM master Zedd, featuring remixes by A-Trak and Clockwork, Congorock, and a bunch of other rave friendly gents. It’s out now on iTunes, Beatport and all other digital retailers.
Check out the River’s Edge-y AG Rojas-directed video for Congorock’s “Ivory,” then go grab the newly released “Ivory” remixes from Laidback Luke, Bloody Beetroots, Mumbai Science and our own NT89. Read More
Whether you wanna call it WMC, Ultra or Miami Music Week… you know how Fool’s Gold duz it! For the third year running we were back at Grand Central, with the whole fam making you dance. Check out “DJ Canada” rocking alongside Jacques Lu Cont, Just Blaze, Congorock, Treasure Fingers, Style Of Eye, LA Riots, Flosstradamus, Jokers Of The Scene, Nick Catchdubs, Fifteenth and surprise guests Annie Mac and Vega (not to mention the Peachfuzz crew keeping it live upstairs with Craze, DJ Soul and other guests). Musics!