Redheaded polymath Nick Hook has been a cheerful force in the FG fam for many years, rocking onstage with his group Cubic Zirconia as well as throwing down housed up solo DJ sets that never fail to set the girls and boys in motion. That’s exactly the spirit he brings to this Foolcast mix, download ‘n feel the vibes.
Subscribe to the Foolcast via iTunes or your favorite RSS reader at the main Foolcast page, where you can also download the mix directly (right click and save-as). Tracklist after the jump. Check Nick tomorrow night (2/28) at Output in BK with TEED and Rory Phillips. For more music from Hookemon, grab his debut solo EP here.
Check out the new K+ project from Kilo Kish, featuring collabs with our dude Nick Hook and other FG friends like Flatbush Zombies and A$AP Ferg, and of course, her own unique, inscrutable swag. Download here or here.
Some of the biggest names in big-room will be throwing down, and in the upstairs “Pachita” room, Fool’s Gold and Trouble & Bass DJs will be doing their part to party for the cause: Nick Catchdubs, Sammy Bananas, Nick Hook, Star Eyes, Sicksentz (Mr MFN Exquire’s DJ), Tony Quattro and more. 618 W. 48th St, come through! Suggested donation is $40 but any amount will be accepted. (Donations of canned food, clothing, blankets, toiletries,will be accepted as well.)
For the fifth year running, the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival returns to our fine borough for two nights of high powered dance music and all manner of fine bleepables. Check FG fam Nick Catchdubs, Nick Hook and Kingdom alongside Nadastrom, Benji B, Brenmar, Salva, Metro Area, Jackmaster, Photek, Drop The Lime and many, many more! Get your festival passes here, and check full lineup details at brooklynemf.com (or in this handy press release if you so desire). Read More
Nick Hook makes his solo debut today in the form of Without You, up for free download courtesy the good folks at Scion A/V. Folks like Gaslamp Killer and El-P make stellar guest appearances, but this is Nick’s show: if you dug his work with Cubic Zirconia and L-Vis1990, get ready for nine tracks of uncut Hookemon! Read More
Red Bull spent a day with Nick Hook, then edited it down to a minute. It’s fun! From flossing to FG Serato records at Turntable Lab, studio to sake bar, it’s all there, conveniently timed with Nick’s appearance (alongside his Cubic Zirconia bandmate Tiombe Lockhart and the talented Jesse Boykins III ) on the cover of this month’s Red Bull Bulletin.
Our buds Vin Sol and 5kin&Bone5 have launched a new label called Soo Wavey, kicking things off with a stripped-down “Rhythm Tracks” release of Roland drum machines gone mad. Grab it on iTunes, Beatport and everywhere else fine digital music is sold, and if you’re in San Francisco tomorrow, check Nick Hook of Cubic Zirconia DJing alongside Vin and 5kin&Bone5 at the release party, going down at 222 Hyde.