Tacos, tequila, tinnitus… SXSW traditions run deep! But fans in the know look forward to the annual Fool’s Gold bash more than anything else. It’s not a showcase, it’s a party! For this year’s edition, we’ve got the debut live performance of Low Pros (aka A-Trak and Lex Luger) with crazy special guests including Migos, Travi$ Scott, and Que, 100s, Black Atlass, Nick Catchdubs, gLAdiator, World’s Fair, Treasure Fingers, GrandeMarshall, DaVinci & Sweet Valley, Smalltown DJs and more. It all goes down on Friday, 3/14 at Empire Garage (606 E. 7th St) in Austin, TX as part of the Austin Party Weekend series of trailblazing label showcases. The Fool’s Gold party is free with SXSW badge, and there will be limited $10 tickets available at the door. Check austinpartyweekend.com for all the info, and we’ll see you there!
Catchdini threw on the blindfold and hit the stacks with Mass Appeal for their Rhythm Roulette series, picking three random records from the bins at Good Records and making a beat from them on the spot. Watch it come together here, and grab the finished beat below. Check Nick next Friday (2/28) with DJ Rashad and DJ Spinn at American Museum Of Natural History’s awesome One Step Beyond party.
Trizzy and ‘Dini are back with another episode of Fool’s Gold Radio, first heard on SiriusXM and now available here for your downloading enjoyment. One hour of new jams from across the entire dance music universe, get busy! Grab on Soundcloud (and/or subscribe to the podcast via iTunes) and check the tracklist after the jump.
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…
For our annual FG x LTD+ holiday bash, we skipped the North Pole and went straight to Chiraq, flying Young Chop and friends to Westway to rock a set of high-grade turn-uppables. 100s was also in the building, hosting (and performing “1999” and “My Activator”) in a very festive head-to-toe red ensemble, and NYC’s finest Nick Catchdubs, Ni– Sky and DJ Wonder held down the 1s and 2s all night. Watch the official recap vid above and stay tuned for the next Fool’s Gold event very soon…
Keeping straight-up DJ vibes alive and well, Nick Catchdubs returns with another set of “Jiggy Blends” over on his Soundcloud, this time flipping Sage The Gemini, Future and even Zedd in classic party rocking fashion. Grab em (and download Vol 1 for even more jams!)
The last Day Off of 2013 was our best yet: the first ever Miami edition at Mana Wynwood, headlined by Miami mayor Trick Daddy and featuring sets from A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Dave 1 of Chromeo, Young Thug, Brenmar, Nick Catchdubs, Damaged Goods, Eskeerdo, and VERY special guests Danny Brown and Travi$ Scott. Peep what went down in the recap video above, and photo galleries from David Cabrera, Le Panda, XXL, Miami NewTimes and Frank151 (some of our favorites after the jump). We’ll see you next year! Read More
We celebrated six years of Fool’s Gold-ing with another legendary anniversary celebration last month, bringing a gang of friends and fam deep into Brooklyn to rock at SRB. The one and only Juvenile shut it down in true Nolia fashion, alongside Bodega Bamz (with Flatbush Zombies and some awesome PR / DR flags), World’s Fair, Brenmar, Nick Catchdubs, Party Supplies, GrandeMarshall, High Klassified, and surprise guests YG, Chinx Drugz and Rich Da Kid. Huge! Watch the recap video above and check out some photo galleries from Le Panda, Mel D Cole, Frank151 and Village Voice (some of our favorites after the jump). And while you’re at it, relive the night with a limited-edition 6 Year Anniversary tee, featuring Nick Gazin’s hysterical flyer art and the whole lineup on the back. Read More
It’s that time of year again… the annual Fool’s Gold x LTD+ Holiday Party is back! It’s going down next Thursday, 12/19 in NYC, RSVP at foolsgoldrecs.com/holiday for details. One of our favorite producers Young Chop (Chief Keef, French Montana, etc) will be DJing alongside Nick Catchdubs, Ni– Sky and DJ Wonder, the one and only 100s will be holding down hosting duties along with Chicago’s Johnny May Cash, special guests are on deck, you know how we do it! RSVP now and we’ll see you there.
Next Tuesday (12/17) the season gets 110% more hyphy when IAMSU and Sage The Gemini come to town for the first annual “HBK Holiday” at Highline Ballroom in NYC with our own Nick Catchdubs on the 1s and 2s. Advance tix for this all-ages show are only $15, so get moving! While you’re at it, grab Catchy’s “Bizness” single with IAMSU and Jay Ant now on iTunes and everywhere else fine digital music is sold, and peep the video after the jump. Read More