The Guardian just praised “Take Me,” Kingdom’s FG collab with Naomi Allen of Electrik Red, as a shining example of “dance music’s sample-free future” that’s “stunning…equal parts sharp clarity and dreamy tactility.” The props come right on time for Kingdom’s upcoming DJ dates in the UK and Europe. Check all the shows after the jump, and grab “Take Me” now on iTunes, Beatport and all other digital retailers. Read More
Kingdom has spent the past few years establishing himself as one of the most exciting voices on the North American electronic scene. From his anthemic Fool’s Gold debut “Mind Reader” to his forward-thinking club experiments with the Night Slugs and Fade To Mind crews, no one is making dance music with futuristic R&B textures quite like him.
On Kingdom’s newest single “Take Me”, he goes from deconstructing R&B divas to working with one of his own, Naomi Allen, of the critically acclaimed girl group Electrik Red. The B-side “If You Buck” flips expectations even further as a dreamlike crunk instrumental. The whole package is a summer must-have, and another surprising addition to the Fool’s Gold catalog.
To celebrate this release, Fool’s Gold and Legitmix have partnered on a special exclusive version of the single with an added bonus track – Kingdom’s own remix of beloved R&B duo Floetry’s “Say Yes,” splicing their a cappella atop a definitive Kingdom beat. The edit is a staple of Kingdom’s DJ sets worldwide, and can now be downloaded officially thanks to Legitmix technology. Read More
You already caught A-Trak’s debut “Fool’s Gold Radio” show on SiriusXM… now here’s episode 2! Not the attack of the clones, but a gang of fresh music stormtrooping through your earholes, including new and forthcoming FG tracks from Kingdom, Duck Sauce and Fifteenth (aka Sammy Bananas and Mike B).
Kingdom’s rightfullyanticipatednewsingle “Take Me” (featuring Naomi Allen of Electrik Red) is out today on FG. Summer jam! But don’t take our word for it, listen for yourself:
You can grab “Take Me” exclusively at Beatport for two weeks, with all other digital services to follow. Single contains the main, instrumental and accapella versions, along with the dreamily crunked-out b-side “If You Buck.”
Check out Kingdom’s “Uptown Buck” (alongside new tracks from our friends Cubic Zirconia, Michna, Drop The Lime and Hussle Club) on the Trouble & Bass-curated Sounds Of NYC compilation for Scion A/V. Drop your email in the lil download widget and it’s yours for free.
Karmaloop TV captured our SXSW showcase this year, check the recap video to see A-Trak, Donnis, Cubic Zirconia, Danny Brown, The Suzan, AraabMuzik, Kingdom, Telephoned, Nick Catchdubs and Party Supplies in action! They also filmed some interview footage with A-Trak, Nick Catchdubs and Cubic Zirconia. Anecdotes galore…
(Soundtrack: Rogerseventytwo “You Take Me Higher,” out soon on FG!)
We brought the party back down to Miami! On Saturday, 3/26 FG fam and friends rocked Grand Central downtown for the second year in a row: A-Trak, Kenny Dope, Riva Starr, Just Blaze, Treasure Fingers, Congorock, LA Riots, Jokers Of The Scene, Nacho Lovers, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs, Sammy Bananas, Mr Goldbar, thousands of party people, millions of glowing LEDs, logo stickers errrwhere… Read More
After weeks and weeks of blood, sweat and InDesign, the Fool’s Gold chapter of Frank151 is out! You can snag physical copies soon at parties and select retail spots around the world (and via subscription, of course). But since the internet streets can’t wait, you can peep a downloadable PDF and flippable web mag version of the entire issue right here. What’s inside you ask? Read More