Jokers of the Scene Live in Toronto This Saturday

Posted on Jan 16th, 2008 by Mr Goldbar

Jokers of the Scene invade Toronto once again for the latest edition of the “Squares Stay Home” party at Wrongbar (1279 Queen St. W.) this Saturday, Jan 19th. They’re bringing the Mad Decent homie Paul Devro with them, as well as Fistfight Andrew of Nacho Lovers. The above flyer is entirely accurate, BTW.

Kid Sister: Blogger?

Posted on Jan 16th, 2008 by Mr Goldbar

“OK… (take a breath) Everyone who is poor and who doesn’t have a DUI on their record best ta LISTEN UP! Every last one of y’all should know about and participate IN car sharing! It’s the best thing that’s ever happened ever in life. Instead of lugging all your heavy laundry around town through snow drifts in sub zero weather in a 90 year old babushka lady cart you can now DRIVE it to the laundromat in record time and have time left over to shop or eat or drive to your man’s house across town! No more bus stops! No more frostbite! No more devonte!!! YAY!”

Check Chicago’s sweetheart bigging up car sharing over on the MuchMusic Blog. More Canadian KS action from her recent shows in these photos and this EYE Weekly interview. The JOTS dudes promise some video from the shows soon…

JOTS and Kid Sister Shows Up North!

Posted on Jan 9th, 2008 by Mr Goldbar

This weekend Fool’s Gold forces combine to eat Toronto and Ottawa alive. On Friday (Jan 11th) check Kid Sister and Jokers of the Scene at Wrongbar in Toronto, then on Saturday (Jan 12) see them again – with added Nacho Lovers! – at Barrymores in Ottawa (the Ottawa Sun is psyched, you should be too!) Flyers after the jump. Read More

Fool’s Year’s Eve

Posted on Dec 29th, 2007 by Mr Goldbar

2008 is nigh, and what better way to ring that bitch in than with your Fool’s Gold famalam? In Los Angeles, A-Trak will be rocking alongside Justice, 2 Live Crew, Busy P and more at the first annual Hard NYE fest. In San Francisco, Nick Catchdubs and Diplo get it in real heavy at Temple. In Montreal, Jokers of the Scene rave out with Curses!, Guns N Bombs, Crystal Castles and more at SAT. Keeping it Canadian, our Toronto friends can go enjoy the deejay stylings of Flosstradamus and pop champagne like they won a championship game at the Social. Aud lang syne! Flyers after the jump. Read More

Wu Fools

Posted on Dec 27th, 2007 by Mr Goldbar

GBH presents
The RZA (Wu-Tang)
with Maipei (Live PA)
and guest DJs
Nick Catchdubs (Fools Gold)
Sports (f. Daryl Palumbo of Head Automatica + Nick Hook of MWC)
Rezound

Sat 12/29 (10PM)
Hiro Ballroom
363 West 16th St. , New York, NY
21+ / $10 ADV / $20 DOS

http://newyork.going.com/invite-18044

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Kanye in Nigeria

Posted on Dec 20th, 2007 by A-Trak

We were first supposed to go to Nigeria exactly one year ago for some Kanye dates but it was canceled because Jay-Z and Beyonce had just gone and they found it dangerous. So when I found out we were going this year I was like “oh great”…. but then I thought: we’re only going for 2 or 3 days and we probably won’t see anything else than the plane, the hotel and the venue so heck, this won’t feel any different than El Paso, Texas. I wasn’t shook anymore. Then as we got closer, they told us we had to get shots against hepatitis A and thyphoid and start taking malaria pills. “How victorian!” said my girlfriend. The band was flying out on the 12th but I had booked this 10.Deep x Fool’s Gold holiday party in New York on that date. Can’t I fly out on the 13th? Isn’t the first show on the 14th? “You can fly with Kanye on the private jet,” they tell me. Alright, if you insist.
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Get A-Trak’s Hat

Posted on Dec 19th, 2007 by Mr Goldbar

The limited edition A-Trak “Capture The Flag” New Era (designed by Skoold In Korectnuss) drops this weekend at select New Era Flagship stores in the US, Canada and Europe. Get the full lowdown over at the A-Trak/New Era microsite. If you’re in Toronto, be sure to hit up the official release party on Friday, Dec. 21st at the New Era store on Queen Street, with tunes provided by our pals Nacho Lovers.

Pics From The Holiday Sweat-Out

Posted on Dec 16th, 2007 by Nick Catchdubs

Check out tons and tons of photos from our Holiday Sweat-Out at the 10.Deep site and even more (in classy black and white, no less) in these two Flickr galleries from Mel D Cole. Also, if you didn’t get one of the gift bags (complete with beanie, FG x 10.Deep tee and exclusive all-holiday Nick Catchdubs mix), you can cop at the 10.Deep store.

Have You Seen Trizzy’s Laptop?

Posted on Dec 13th, 2007 by Mr Goldbar

Last night as we were closing down our holiday celebration, someone made off with A-Trak’s 12″ PowerBook G4. Hit us up if you have any information. Other than that, it was a wonderful night that will go down in the books as yet another epic FG party. Pics coming soon.

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A-Trak Glows in the Dark

Posted on Dec 11th, 2007 by A-Trak

WARNING: THIS IS A LONG POST!

Time to dust off the ol’ pad and pen. It’s the return of Alain Blogovitch. Web-Trak 2.0. Did ya miss me? I know, I know, my online chronicles took a severe dip in 2007. But I just finished the European leg of the Glow In The Dark tour with K-Dub and I simply had to let the ink pour. It’s now or never. Walk with me.

We’ve done a couple of Kanye shows since the new album dropped, but the official tour only started with this run. Whole new show, new band, new set, new stage design, new lights, new visuals, new catering. Nu rave? Almost, with all the neon-ness.

I'm being abducted!
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