The Fool’s Gold After Dark showcase in Austin last week was insane in every possible way, from the turnout (line down the block and around the corner all night!) to the tunes, as the whole roster dropped stellar sets packed with new joints and dence detonators. Even when the sound unceremoniously got cut during Mehdi’s set due to arcane Austin liquor laws, he still managed to smash it! Kid Cudi came through and surprised us with a quick set, fans and well-wishers included everyone from Clinton Sparks and Steve “Buddy” Aoki to MCs like Curren$y, Mistah FAB and Izza Kizza, and an amazing time was had by all.
Thanks to everyone at Scion, Palm Door/Beauty Bar and Red Stripe for lending a hand, and thanks to all the shutterbugs who put their pics on Flickr to make this wrapup possible, Catch lost his camera while crowdsurfing shirtless later in the week (smoove….) but the FG Flip cam made it back alive with video.
If you have more pics or video from the night, send em in! (Update:like this!) Now hit the jump for the goods! See you next year AWWWWWWstin! Read More
As you should already know, this Saturday night (3.14) the Infinity +1 tour hits Studio B, with A-Trak, DJ Mehdi, Nick Catchdubs and JDH & Dave P kicking out jams. Here’s all the show / ticket info, don’t miss it! Dust made some schweet limited-edition screenprints of his poster art that will be up for sale at Turntable Lab early next week as well.
Just like last year, Fool’s Gold is taking over White Room in Miami on Saturday, March 28th for an packed evening of party mayhem done our way during Winter Music Conference. Fam, friends, surprise guests… and it’s FREE, so come check us out! Lineup and more info after the jump. Read More
“The t-shirt tells a true story! Need I remind you that the Walkie Talkie tour was 1 year ago…” explains A-Trak. Grab this better late than never So-Me designed garment at the Cool Cats webstore, and catch A-Trak and Mehdi teaming up again at Studio B in Brooklyn this Saturday (3/14) for the Infinity +1 Release Party.
The entire FG family is headed down to Austin, Texas next week for schmoozin, boozin and CHOOONS! Check us (and our pals!) at Fool’s Gold After Dark, going down late night Thursday (3/19) from Midnight to 5am at Palm Door (401 Sabine St).
It’s free with RSVP to [email protected] so get your names in and get to the spot early – entry is subject to capacity. Full details after the jump. Read More
Don’t miss this week’s installment of my new “Around the World” column over at the Fader blog: Paris at Mehdi & Fafi’s, more mastering in London, shooting the shit with Armand Van Helden and Herve, computer crashes in Rome… it’s all there!
A-Trak and DJ Mehdi traded apartments this fall, which means we get to have one of our favorite families living smack dab in BK for a couple months. To celebrate, Married To The Mob and Roxy are throwing a welcoming party tonight at Sway. Free with RSVP, don’t miss out!
I was only back from Europe for 2 weeks when I boarded that cheap charter flight where they fed us President’s Choice TV dinners and headed back to Ye Olde Continent. First stop, Paris. I was booked to play a Vice party with that tall frenchman known as Busy P. Before the gig they had an Ed Banger in-store at Virgin where a special guest was advertised. That was me, I’m special. Hard to keep a surprise when I’m the only guy on Serato, going on stage to make sure they have the turntables plugged right. The Virgin Megastore is really big and it was fun to have an all-ages audience. They had us playing on a mixer that I don’t know and I spent my whole set looking for the “crossfader on” switch, but aside from that it went well! Read More