We threw our 2nd annual CMJ showcase (and one-year anniversary party!) this past Thursday at Webster Hall in NYC. There was much cake, revelry and tunes from the crew, here’s the photo galleries and related linkery:
My personal highlights include Nacho Lovers playing Circle Children’s “Zulu” while giving Armand a pound, Gant-Man’s epic hypeman skills keeping up with Kid Sister’s set, Dave1’s extra dapper suit, and of course being able to rock with practically the whole FG fam (Nachos, JOTS and Trackademicks stuck around all CMJ weekend so we’ve been handling photo shoots and meetings alongside late night ridiculousness and more food than I’ve ever eaten in my life. Call me Nick Fatdubs). Special shout-out to Scion for sponsoring the show and to Kenny and the whole Webster Hall team for making sure our champagne glasses were filled up.
NYC get psyched! Continuing our annual tradition, the whole fam touches down in NYC on Thursday, October 23rd for the FOOL’S GOLD CMJ SHOWCASE AND ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY!
Grab your advance tickets here to check out Kid Sister (debuting tracks off her new album Dream Date), A-Trak, Treasure Fingers, Jokers Of The Scene, Trackademicks, Nacho Lovers, Sammy Bananas, and Nick Catchdubs, as well as a special DJ set from Fool’s Gold big bro Dave 1 of Chromeo… and perhaps a special guest or two?!?
The cat’s out of the bag, we have a brand new compilation out this October, and it’s free!
Fool’s Gold Remixed is a two-CD behemoth we’re releasing with the good people at Scion Audio/Visual. Disc One features brand-new remixes of Fool’s Gold artists by everyone from Chromeo to Surkin to Jori Hulkkonen, while Disc Two is a “24 Karat Hits” mix by FG co-founder Nick Catchdubs (hi mom) featuring some of our biggest tracks from the past year.
You’ll be able to purchase the remixes from all fine digital retailers starting October 14th, and pick up physical copies for free at various Scion dealerships, parties and sponsored events…including our four-city Fool’s Gold Remixed promo tour, which hits Miami, Atlanta, Philly and Baltimore starting October 21st. The rotating lineup includes Jokers Of The Scene, Treasure Fingers, Trackademicks, Nacho Lovers, Sammy Bananas and Nick Catchdubs, and entry is free with RSVP – check you there! Peep the full CD tracklistings and show info for each city on the tour after the jump. Read More
Finally! Kid Sister’s debut album is finished, mixed, and mastered, and we’re proud to share her new single with you all. It’s called “Family Reunion,” produced by Diplo, featuring a guest verse from David Banner and (most importantly) showcases our girl Melisa getting her rappa-ternt-sanga on. Download from RCRD LBL and enjoy, and stay tuned for more info on the Dream Date LP coming very soon…
I’ve been attending mastering sessions for the Kid Sister album in London… but somehow finishing songs at the same time. We had 3 different engineers mix one song once the mastering had already started. Kinda crazy. Anyway, been consumed by this Dream Date CD, as evidenced by my beard.
One song left to master! (That one.)
It’s late. Back to work.
Oh and this album is nuts.
That’s not Kid Sister or Pase Rock, it is a Popeye’s Chicken Burrito
You might know FG friend Tittsworth from his club remixes (and break records!), or his impromptu stint as Kid Sister’s hypeman on the Good Vibrations tour in Australia. Now you can add “solo artist” to the mix, since he has a debut album coming out next Tuesday called 12 Steps on Plant Music. Kid Sis returns the favor by guesting on his single “WTF” alongside Pase Rock, and you can grab the “WTF” mp3 (and read a quick Q&A with Tittsworth about the making of the album) over at the Fader blog.
I spent the whole day at XXXChange’s crib working on a new track for the Kid Sister album, which is coming out crazy. When we finally left we got in the car and I heard this joint on the radio that sounded like Alex’s bassline from “Backyard Betty” with a Cool Kids-ish hook and a rapper that sounded like Young Chris. It’s the new Bathgate song, “Pockets Full Of Money”. I like!