Posted on May 20th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
Head over to the Federation Sound blog to download the new Lexx-I-Con mixtape, a dope (and very thorough!) primer on the tunes of Mr Lexx, courtesy of Max Glazer and Kenny Meez of Federation. Appropriately enough, this collection of dancehall detonators closes out with Lexx’s Congorock collab “Babylon,” perhaps THE definition of BIG TUNE!
Posted on May 10th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
Congorock brings his “More Fire” tour back to the motherland with a month of Italian dates starting this weekend. Check the flyer with full listings after the jump! Meanwhile, we’ve been hard at work putting together a remix package for Congorock’s deejay favorite “Babylon,” details on the release to be revealed very soon… Read More
Posted on Apr 20th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
Duck Sauce made their triumphant live DJ debut (which New Times named WMC’s best!), DJ Sneak, Just Blaze and (surprise surprise) Laidback Luke rocked guest sets, and the whole FG DJ family put it down like never before all night at brand-new venue Grand Central in downtown Miami. Check some highlights in our wrap-up clip (once again edited by Lizi Gross) and peep a TON of photo galleries – from GC as well as the Fool’s Gold x Mad Decent “Mad Fools” party later that weekend – after the jump. Read More
Posted on Apr 14th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
Check out Congorock’s “Babylon” on the new BBC Essential Mix by Buraka Som Sistema.
“Babylon” has been getting props by many DJ big dogs: Steve Angello, Brodinski, JFK, Chuckie, Riton, Afrojack (and David Guetta?), Crookers, Calvin Harris, Tiesto, etc. And for good reason! It is an undeniable banger!!! Cop “Babylon” on Beatport ASAP.
Posted on Apr 9th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
About time! Like we do every spring, the whole fam went down to Austin a few weeks back for SXSW. Our artists had tons of shows and guest sets to hit, but the pieces de resistance were the two FG events: the Texas Takeover at Republic Live, and the official FG SXSW Showcase at Malverde. Strictly best-of-the-best DJs, MCs, and even some new rock-n-rollers. Party! Whistles!
Posted on Apr 1st, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
Posted on Mar 23rd, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
Posted on Mar 16th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
After getting people hyped with the music video, and a packed month of “More Fire” tour dates, it’s only right that Congorock’s “Babylon” finally sees official release. The single features a massive vocal version with dancehall don Mr Lexx (the voice behind Major Lazer’s “Hold The Line” and many more lighter-flickers), the instrumental dub you already know and love from the video, and a “Lexxapella” for the DJs to play with. Big!
Grab it next week on Beatport, and all other services shortly there after. Vinyl on its way too, with some huge remixes… oh you thought we forgot about those? Hell naw! If that’s not enough, you can grab these none-more-black Congorock logo tees at our webstore, featuring the new metal logo from the “Babylon” sleeve above, designed by Dust La Rock ov cvrse!
Posted on Mar 2nd, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
It’s that time of year again… we’re bringing the whole gang down to Austin for SXSW festivities. Suited and booted!
First up is our inaugural “Texas Takeover” party on Thursday, 3/18 at Republic Live, featuring Travis x A-Trak, Donnis, Treasure Fingers, Congorock, Kingdom and Sammy Bananas. Get advance tickets here.
Then the following night (Friday 3/19) at Malverde we go even bigger with our official SXSW showcase, featuring Vega, Kid Sister w/ Flosstradamus, Telephoned, Jokers Of The Scene, Trackademicks, The Suzan, Nick Catchdubs, Malente, our extended fam Theophilus London, and… surprise guests? You’ll just have to come thru and see, free entry with SXSW badge (get there early – this will fill up!)
Full size flyers after the jump, more news on our artists’ full festival schedules soon! Read More
Posted on Feb 9th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
Boston’s new electronic music week Together is one of the best festival ideas we’ve seen in a while, a community-based series of events that’s as much about throwing great parties as building a strong local scene for all the months there isn’t a fest in town. We’re proud to have some of our own taking part – tonight you can catch Kingdom at the Nu Life party at Zuzu, and tomorrow Congorock will be putting it down alongside Klever for We The People at Estate. Plus there’s all sorts of other events going on with the likes of Untold, Justin Martin, AC Slater & Udachi, Sinden, Neon Indian, DJ Funk and many more. Check it out!
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