Sammy Bananas has been keeping Fool’s Gold funky since the label first began. Yet all his smash bootlegs, remixes and original jams (both as a solo artist and as one half of FG duos Fifteenth and Telephoned) were merely setting the stage for the brand new Flexin’ EP, a back-to-the-future blast of house, disco and R&B vibes blended together as only one Banana man can. It’s a master class in party music from a scholar of New Jack Swing.
As if these hybrid cuts weren’t fun enough on their own, we’ve pressed Flexin’ onto limited-edition colored vinyl, complete with mustachioed “Mr. Flex” cutout figure (designed by RAZAUNO) for maximum DIY dance party action. Sammy Bananas is in the house, literally in your house. Peep some action shots of Mr. Flex with A-Trak, Chromeo and more after the jump…
Our friends (and NYCs most stylish married couple, sorry Hov + B) Lindsey and DJ Myles are out in Japan right now for Opening Ceremony’s… opening (ha!) of their first ever JP boutique. It’s got jams from Dam Funk, Theophilus, Trey Songz and DUCK SAUCE so of course we approve. Download it at Lindsey’s blog.
Tonight at LPR in NYC (yay abbreviations!) it’s the debut edition of JAMS, a new party from Nick Catchdubs of Fool’s Gold, Mattie Safer of The Rapture / Throne Of Blood, and DJ Lindsey of Negroclash / general all-around awesomeness. They promise “hip-hop, r&b, club classics, and new new” and you can get a taste of what’s in store on their promo DJ mix for the party – download link and tracklist after the jump. Read More
This Friday (4.3) Fool’s Gold’s Nick Catchdubs brings his Flashing Lights party with DJ Ayres and Jubilee back to Studio B in Brooklyn, with La Roux (in her US live debut) and DJ Lindsey rocking on the guest tip. Sure to smash! To help get you excited, the FL trio put together another one of their free promo mixes for the party, download link and tracklist after the jump. Read More