Brooklyn producer and DJ Sammy Bananas’ debut LP Someday is a feel good opus, featured on HBO’s Insecure and praised by Billboard as “fun and flirty, grown and sexy, hype and hella fun.” Single “Cherry Soda” featuring Kaleena Zanders is the album’s effervescent mission statement, and now this upbeat Fool’s Gold singalong gets remixed by mutant club king Astronomar, house head MKJAY and Sammy himself. Pop it open!
Sammy Bananas is a New York party fixture and Fool’s Gold original. Someday turns his signature sound into a joyously cohesive album (“fun and flirty, grown and sexy, hype and hella fun” – Billboard), aided by a cast of new-school divas and unexpected collaborators including BOSCO, Kaleena Zanders, Dent May and LaDonnis. Get your groove on!
Sammy Bananas is at his fizziest on “Cherry Soda,” a new collaboration with LA vocalist Kaleena Zanders. This wonderfully poppy, house-y jam is not only the latest in a decade of SB releases on FG, but a speaker-blasting announcement for his debut album Someday, coming this summer. Get into it!
Sammy Bananas’ “Gitcha Gitcha” gets an appropriately hazy, fuzzed-out visual featuring his friends and collaborators BOSCO and LaDonnis. From day to night, studio to club, the “Gitcha” vid is a feel-good snapshot of the city where Sammy brings his music to life. Stay tuned for more from Mr. Bananas in 2018!
Sammy Bananas brings the funk on new single “Gitcha Gitcha” featuring BOSCO and LaDonnis. It’s a perfect follow up to the Sammy-produced “Castles” from BOSCO’s b. project, conjuring classic ‘80s bump with new-school finesse. After the house hijinks of “21” (and its bonkers music video), the slow-n-low “Gitcha Gitcha” puts Sammy B’s versatility on full display, setting the tone for even more singles (and a debut artist LP!) from this Brooklyn producer in 2018.
“21” is just a regular day in the life of a Brooklyn DJ dad and his foul mouthed, deeply NSFW child. Sammy Bananas’ vintage house-inspired single – featuring the vocals of Nicky K, mistress of ceremonies at infamous burlesque nightclub The Box – takes on new life in the hands of director Nicholas Barat, who turns Sammy’s son into the hilariously bitchy star of the show. (There’s also a clean version with animal noises for any concerned parents out there.)
Happy birthday Sammy Bananas! We’re celebrating the occasion with new remixes of his age-appropriate sax-house banger “21” from LA king Brillstein and Bronx up ’n comer Bruckner. Bump ‘em loud in a queue near you, and check Sammy at Good Room on June 16th and BK Bowl on July 7th.
Sammy Bananas has been down with Fool’s Gold since day one. But on every release, NYC’s low-key party king still finds new ways to surprise, crafting cheeky-yet-chic house jams rinsed by DJ heroes from Soul Clap to Todd Edwards. “21” is Sammy’s most self-assured single to date, a no-guestlist anthem in the vein of Sagat’s “Funk Dat” and Lil Louis “Club Lonely.” ’90s inspired-basslines and MIDI sax riffs collide with the hilariously foulmouthed vocals of Nicky K, longtime Mistress Of Ceremonies and singer at the wildly popular private “theater of varieties” The Box. Crack a beer, crack a smile, and jack your body to this… no ID required.
Summer of Sammy! Brooklyn’s resident sax house maestro is back with “BLO,” his funkiest track yet – and the first in a series of singles leading up to SB’s debut full-length LP. This one’s a heater, flipping classic drum machine grooves and New Jack Swing snares for a new generation. B-side “Pal Sammy” keeps it cheeky on the late night tip, making this double-stuffed single a must have on warm weather playlists worldwide.
Grab it now on Fool’s Gold, and celebrate the release with Sammy at Trophy Bar in Brooklyn this Saturday, 7/9 with The Whooligan (Soulection) and more. Check the flyer after the jump!
Fool’s Gold redlines into spring with Night Shift, a 17 track compilation, of new dance music from the label’s latest signings and loudest family members. Since launching in 2007, the beloved Brooklyn indie founded by DJs A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs has pushed hybrid sounds to the forefront of the electronic scene. But Night Shift is the sound of a brand-new model year racing off the FG lot, shinier and heavier than ever. Listen to Night Shift now!