Sound Of Funkin Matt

Posted on Jan 18th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

Our dude Funkin Matt just launched a new radio show! “Every other week I make an one hour long mix which is aired on Versuz Radio in Belgium and uploaded on Soundcloud,” sez Matty. “Catch all episodes from now on to discover fresh new music and which tracks I like the best at the moment!” Episode #1 features his own “Rasp” (out now on FG as the b-side of the “I Wish” single) alongside A-Trak & Tommy Trash’s “Tuna Melt” and other fine danceables.

Moombahton Forever

Posted on Jan 18th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

Damn! It’s been almost three years since Dave Nada dropped the first ever moombahton DJ mix on this here blog, and it has been awesome seeing our friend (and his friends) take the sound to so many crazy places ever since. Dave and co are back with the new Moombahton Forever compilation on T&A, featuring new Nadastrom x Gent & Jawns track “Snake Juice” (which shut it DOWN at the Electric Zoo Clubhouse) alongside fresh cuts from our buds GTA, Craze, Tittsworth, Ayres and more. Download it for free here, cop the WAVs on Beatport, and bug out to Craze’s wild DJ megamix below.

Village Voice Names Fool’s Gold “Best Independent Record Label”

Posted on Jan 18th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

Peep the latest “Best Of NYC” issue of the Village Voice, where they name us the “Best Independent Record Label” in town. (We agree!)

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Flosstradamus “B⚠NNED 2″

Posted on Jan 17th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

The #HOODIEBOYZ return with the hotly-anticipated sequel to their Banned mix, featuring new originals, collabs, and blends (Danny Brown “Witit” vs Flosstradamus “Twark”?!?!?!) alongside other fine trappables from Carnage, Baauer and more. Torrent it now. Hack the planet.

A$AP Letterman

Posted on Jan 17th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

Check out A-Trak scratching (on Fool’s Gold Serato vinyl, no less!) alongside Clark Kent and AraabMUZIK, as they back up A$AP Rocky on his Late Night With David Letterman performance this past Tuesday. Read More

Rappin Ass Thursdays #65

Posted on Jan 17th, 2013 by Nick Catchdubs

Like Guru said, it’s mostly the voice. This week’s batch of RAT recommendations features some of the livest larynxes (pause?) of the moment, as well as other mp3 by-products of a near crippling internet addiction. My loss is your gain! Get em all in a zip here. Read More

Fool’s Gold x LTD+ Holiday Party Recaps

Posted on Jan 15th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar


On December 19th, we celebrated the holiday season once again with our friends at LTD+ and a gang of New York City’s finest party people. Danny Brown and GrandeMarshall brought the raps, DJ Mustard (on the beat hoe!), Just Blaze and Nick Catchdubs held it down on the 1s and 2s, the whole A$AP Mob was in effect, and it was another festive notch in the FG events belt. Watch the recap vid above and check out some flicks from Brook Bobbins after the jump (full gallery here). Read More

Oliver “Mechanical” EP Out 1/22

Posted on Jan 15th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

Oliver have found the beating heart inside the dance machine. Mechanical, the LA duo’s debut Fool’s Gold EP (out next Tuesday!), is a four track showcase of some of the funkiest, toughest and most diverse electronic music today. Check out this snippet mix for a taste, and preorder the EP on iTunes.

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Boys Noize “What You Want (Chromeo Remix)”

Posted on Jan 14th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

Chromeo funk up the latest release from Boys Noize, streamlining “What You Want” into a finely tuned groove machine, giving the robot-voiced single their full on talkbox treatment. Grab it now on Beatport!

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Dillon Francis vs NYC

Posted on Jan 14th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

Our buddy Dillon Francis is hitting FG’s hometown this weekend for two big shows at Webster Hall. Saturday 1/19 with GTA (19+), and Sunday 1/20 with Gent & Jawns and Anamanaguchi (16+). Cop your advance tix and come party! Get in the mood with Dil’s A-Trak collab “Money Makin,” available in original and remixed form everywhere fine digital music is sold, as well as on snazzy split color vinyl from the FG webstore.

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