Promnite is bringing the love back to club music. For all their futuristic thump and sonic precision, the tracks on his Snake Charmer EP are wonderfully, messily human. This Cali-via-NYC producer (and co-founder of LA’s beloved Athletixx DJ collective) eschews run-of-the mill bangers for the bittersweet turn up of “Gunsmoke,” featuring Denzel Curry, Nell, J.K. The Reaper and Twelve’len, and short-story worthy clubland tales on “Ride Around” with Adam Vida; meanwhile, Prom’s smooth stepper “Call Me” with Mark Johns nuzzles up against the space-age trunk rattle of “Cruise’n USA,” featuring LaDonnis. This ain’t no Soundcloud special — Snake Charmer is a four-track dive into life itself, showcasing the collaborative songwriting chops, elevated sound design and always-funky approach that makes Promnite one of the most exciting young producers in the game. Listen now (and pre-order the vinyl!)
Who’s house? FOOL’S HOUSE! We kept heads and doorbells ringing all across Cali for the Fool’s Gold House Party tour, where A-Trak and friends took over actual residencies for some unforgettable wild-out sessions. Stay tuned for next year’s edition, and check out this recap vid shot by UZI and edited by Josh Wehle.
Last year A-Trak hit the road with Flosstradamus, Donnis and friends for the first annual Fool’s Gold House Party, rocking actual homes (and, well, a bowling alley in New Jersey) as only FG can. The whole thing was a blast, so you know we had to do it again! This time it’s three shows in the greater Los Angeles area starting next week, stay tuned for clues on locations…
Last fall, A-Trak, Flosstradamus and Donnis hit the road for our first ever Fool’s Gold House Party Tour. Check out Noisey’s recapvideos (and peep thesephotogalleries from our bud Kirill Was Here) to see all the madness that went down in basements, frats, and bowling alleys across America. Read More
Check this recap vid to see what went down at Basel Castle this past December during Miami’s Art Basel. Alongside performances from Trinidad Jame$, Purity Ring, Twin Shadown and others, we had our own FG stage with Chromeo’s Dave 1, Oliver, Nick Catchdubs and surprise guest LA Riots on the decks and Donnis MCing (bringing out Reese and the Two9 crew for even more ATL vibes).
The wait is over! Fool’s Gold’s inaugural rap compilation Loosies is out now on iTunes, featuring 22 new tracks curated by label founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. The new music from FG family and friends around the country includes an insane “Piss Test” remix with Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P and Flosstradamus, tracks from our own Danny Brown, GrandeMarshall, Donnis, Party Supplies and much, much more (preview tracks over at foolsgoldrecs.com/loosies).
You can also get Loosies on a limited edition cigarette-shaped USB drive with all the individual tracks, a continuous DJ mix from A-Trak and Nick, and digital liner notes, all packaged in a snazzy collector’s box. All FG webstore orders receive an instant digital download of the compilation via email, so you can bump Loosies while you wait for Mr Postman. Read More
The wait is over! Fool’s Gold’s inaugural rap compilation Loosies drops December 18th, featuring 22 new tracks curated by label founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. The new music from FG family and friends around the country includes an insane “Piss Test” remix with Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P and Flosstradamus, a new Casey Veggies / Chuck Inglish collab (watch the video above), tracks from our own Danny Brown, GrandeMarshall, Donnis, Party Supplies and much, much more – peep the entire tracklist after the jump!
Loosies will be available digitally from all retailers on 12/18, as well as on a limited edition cigarette-shaped USB drive direct from store.foolsgoldrecs.com and select stores. The package will also include a continuous DJ mix of all 22 songs from A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. Read More
Next Saturday (12/8) we head down to Art Basel in Miami to rock the Basel Castle alongside Purity Ring, Twin Shadow, Brenmar, Teengirl Fantasy, Trinidad Jame$ and more! Come party with Oliver, Nick Catchdubs, Donnis and a surprise guest from the fam… full info and details at baselcastle.com.