Fools, Forts, Flocka

Posted on Oct 20th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
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Fool’s Gold CMJ Wrap-Up

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

We threw two parties in NYC to celebrate the label’s 2nd anniversary during this past CMJ fest – if you missed em, you missed out! Fortunately, we scoured the interweb to collect all the photo galleries, etc (hit us up if you have any more).

Check out Karmaloop’s great recap of Night #1 at 88 Palace above, which featured sets by Kingdom, Donnis (joined onstage by fellow ATLien Pill), Treasure Fingers, Sammy Bananas (who even rocked some Telephoned tracks with partner Maggie Horn), Trackademicks and the Honor Roll crew, and – a first for FG! – live band performances by Vega and The Suzan. Hi-Fi Cartel, Metromix, and The Culture Of Me got some pics, Billboard spoke to A-Trak for a video interview, and Beatcakes had a nice little blog post highlighting The Suzan (“probably one of the best shows I have seen in my life”).

For Night #2 we went with an all-DJ lineup at N8 in Brooklyn, featuring Jokers Of The Scene, LA Riots, Nacho Lovers and extended fam Udachi + Jubilee (Jamie from the xx was slated to play as well, but his band’s set ran late – we’ll get him in the mix soon enough!). You can check pics over at Driven By Boredom. Special thanks to Chicago’s own Thunder Horse for providing live projections / bugged visuals for both nights of festivities! See you for the 3-year bash soon…

New Chromeo Remix + Free CMJ Show

Posted on Oct 21st, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

The latest remix for Chromeo’s “Night By Night” single comes from Siriusmo and is simply awesome. Download it from the player below or snag it (plus the original and the Skream remix) over at Chromeo’s Green Label Sound page.

Dave + Pee will be performing alongside our buds Theophilus London, Holy Ghost! and more at Brooklyn Bowl this Saturday for the GLS CMJ show – it’s free with RVSP so don’t miss out!

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Levi’s/Fader Fort @ CMJ

Posted on Oct 20th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

It’s only one day this year, but man they managed to pack a bunch of FG fam + friends in! RSVP before it’s too late.

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Fool’s Gold CMJ Takeover!

Posted on Oct 12th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Whoo! Get ready for two absolutely massive nights next week as we present our CMJ showcases – a perfect mix of our newest family members alongside the FG artists you already know and love – and celebrate two years of being your favorite record label.

Bookmark foolsgoldrecs.com/cmj09 for all the latest and greatest, and check the full lineups and press release after the jump. Read More

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Birthdays Everyday

Posted on Jan 14th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Sammy Bananas just dug up this clip from our CMJ showcase / 1 Year Anniversary Party this past October and threw it up on his YouTube page. Good times, good times…

Fool’s Gold CMJ Wrapup

Posted on Oct 28th, 2008 by Nick Catchdubs

We threw our 2nd annual CMJ showcase (and one-year anniversary party!) this past Thursday at Webster Hall in NYC. There was much cake, revelry and tunes from the crew, here’s the photo galleries and related linkery:

- Driven By Boredom photos (whole show / Kid Sis / Voice selects)
- Last Night’s Party photos
- Behind-the-scenes glamour shots (and Q&As) from Metromix
- Prefix Mag photos (more on Flickr)
- End-of-night foolishness captured by Nicky Digital
- NY Times story on CMJ merch w/ Kid Sis tee

My personal highlights include Nacho Lovers playing Circle Children’s “Zulu” while giving Armand a pound, Gant-Man’s epic hypeman skills keeping up with Kid Sister’s set, Dave1′s extra dapper suit, and of course being able to rock with practically the whole FG fam (Nachos, JOTS and Trackademicks stuck around all CMJ weekend so we’ve been handling photo shoots and meetings alongside late night ridiculousness and more food than I’ve ever eaten in my life. Call me Nick Fatdubs). Special shout-out to Scion for sponsoring the show and to Kenny and the whole Webster Hall team for making sure our champagne glasses were filled up.

Fool’s Gold CMJ Showcase

Posted on Oct 11th, 2008 by Nick Catchdubs

NYC get psyched! Continuing our annual tradition, the whole fam touches down in NYC on Thursday, October 23rd for the FOOL’S GOLD CMJ SHOWCASE AND ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY!

Grab your advance tickets here to check out Kid Sister (debuting tracks off her new album Dream Date), A-Trak, Treasure Fingers, Jokers Of The Scene, Trackademicks, Nacho Lovers, Sammy Bananas, and Nick Catchdubs, as well as a special DJ set from Fool’s Gold big bro Dave 1 of Chromeo… and perhaps a special guest or two?!?

More info after the jump. Read More