Record Fools

Posted on Oct 25th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

MTV captured Nick Catchdubs and Party Supplies repping FG at the Independent Label Fair in Brooklyn earlier this month. Check out what happens when Fool’s Gold slings wax alongside the likes of DFA, True Panther, XL, Domino and many more.

Roc Raida Forever

Posted on Oct 18th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

Next Tuesday (10/25) A-Trak, DJ Premier, Stretch Armstrong and the X-Ecutioners will get together at Brooklyn Bowl to pay tribute to the life of their beloved friend and fellow DJ, Grand Master Roc Raida. Suffice it to say, this is a night that is not to be missed. Get your tickets now, all proceeds will benefit Roc Raida’s family. Meanwhile, read A-Trak’s remembrances of Roc Raida on his blog and in this Q&A with Noz.

Foolcast 026 – Cubic Zirconia

Posted on Oct 18th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

The future funk power trio of Cubic Zirconia get together onstage and create some of the craziest, freakiest energy known to man. But did you know that translates to the DJ booth just as well? CZ synth maestro Nick Hook put together this vibe-building mix featuring tracks from their new LP Follow Your Heart (out now on Fool’s Gold) alongside deep joints from the band’s own remixography, unreleased jams and more. “Our friends laced us with some OG shit,” says Hookemon. “And people can catch up on some stuff we’ve done.” Do what the man says!

Subscribe to the Foolcast via iTunes or your favorite RSS reader at the main Foolcast page, where you can also download the download the mix directly (right click and save-as). Check the tracklist after the jump.

This week, check CZ all over CMJ, playing live at Terrorbird’s day party on Wednesday at Cake Shop, dropping an in-store DJ set at FG HQ on Friday in Brooklyn, and rocking alongside a bunch of very special guests at the Fool’s Gold Four Year Anniversary Saturday at Tribeca Grand. Read More

Fool’s Gold 4 Year Anniversary Party

Posted on Oct 12th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

It’s a celebration, beeeeches. We’re four! And like we do every year around this time, we’re throwing a party to commemorate another year of label-dom. The Fool’s Gold 4 Year Anniversary party is going down Saturday, October 22nd at Tribeca Grand in NYC. It’s FREE, and will feature performances by our FG fam, friends and even Mr Thugged Out Millatainment himself, N.O.R.E. (WHAT WHAT!)

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Style Of Eye Goes West

Posted on Oct 11th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

Style Of Eye is hitting the US for a bunch of West Coast dates this week, hit his Facebook for ticket details and a chance to win some tickets.

Go show our friend some California love, and while you’re at it, get familiar with “Homeless,” his FG collab with Slagsmålsklubben, featuring some insane remixes from Canblaster and Busy P & Neus.

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Treasure Fingers @ Blow Up Forever

Posted on Oct 6th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

This Saturday in San Francisco (October 8th) check Treasure Fingers rocking alongside The Rapture, Lifelike, Fred Falk, Poolside and more for Blow Up Forever II, a “supersized” version of the long-running dance party. SF Weekly has a Q&A with Treasure Fingers talking about the night and more.

On the other side of the country, you’ll be able to grab Treasure Fingers’ “Keep Up” on 12″ pic sleeve vinyl for the very first time Saturday at the Independent Label Market in Brooklyn, with remixes from Kenny Dope and Jackson on the flip (along with an accapella!)

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Independent Label Market Brooklyn

Posted on Oct 5th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

This Saturday (10/8) come hit the Fool’s Gold booth at the Independent Label Market in Brooklyn, where we’ll be selling vinyl, CDs, tees, merch and more alongside our buds from DFA, 4AD, XL, Domino and many more.

“Will there be special goods and surprises” you ask? Why certainly. By popular demand, we pressed up a bunch of 12″s people have been asking us for: Congorock “Babylon” with remixes by Proxy and Riton, Treasure Fingers “Keep Up” with remixes by Kenny Dope and Jackson, and KLAM (aka rave legends Kicks Like A Mule) “Funky 4″ with remixes by Hot City and the Martin Brothers. The one and only Party Supplies is going to stop by with his MPC. Keeping with the theme of label heads slanging their own wares, Nick Catchdubs will be manning the booth all day. And more…

To get you in the mood, check out this playlist of tracks from the participating labels. Cubic Zirconia is repping for FG with “Take Me High.”

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The Suzan Hit The South

Posted on Sep 29th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

Starting tonight, The Suzan will “come come” to Virginia, ATL and Chapel Hill for a trio of shows. Catch them at the Meridian Coffee House in Williamsburg, VA this evening, then tomorrow night at the Drunken Unicorn in Atlanta, and close the trip out with a gig at Local 506 in Chapel Hill. North Carolina, raise up! Full show info on their site.

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Fool’s Gold Weekend @ Ace Hotel Palm Springs

Posted on Sep 27th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

It’s a bass sleepover in the desert when our crew hits the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, California this weekend for a night and day of revelry. The “Fool’s Gold Weekend” at the Ace consists of a Friday night club jam and a Saturday afternoon pool party featuring back-to-back tunes from Nick Catchdubs, Nick Hook of Cubic Zirconia and Slow Roast upstart Codes. Check the site for all info, and use the rate code “FOOLS” for 10% off your room rate.

To get in the mood, check a bunch of mixes and remixes on Catchdini’s Soundcloud, grab the new Cubic Zirconia album, and hit Gotta Dance Dirty for a Codes interview and exclusive Jay-Z / Kanye remix.

French Connection

Posted on Sep 26th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

This Wednesday in LA, check the homie super team-up at French Connection, a party featuring Teki Latex, Gina Turner and Jillionaire alongside Fool’s Gold-ians Thee Mike B (Fifteenth) and Nick Hook (Cubic Zirconia). It’s only five smackeroos, be there!

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