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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L-Vis 1990 And The Neon Dreams

Posted on Oct 3rd, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

United Kingdom! You can buy L-Vis 1990′s Neon Dreams LP today pon the iTunes. France can get busy too. It’s groovy and recommended, not just because it features boardwork from our own Nick Hook of Cubic Zirconia (as well as Para One and of course L-Vis himself). Try before you buy? Listen to the stream at Fact Magazine. And don’t forget Cubic Zirconia’s album is out now too.

After the jump, peep some Neon Dreams studio sessions courtesy of Fader TV. Read More

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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Cubic Zirconia Talk Videos

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

Check the latest edition of Scion A/V’s “Dance Zine” for Julianne Shepherd’s chat with Cubic Zirconia’s Tiombe Lockhart about her experiences at the front of the stage and behind the camera. Check some of her CZ vids after the jump, and check an extended version of the Q&A over on Julianne’s Tumblr. Read More

Cubic Zirconia “Follow Your Heart” Out Today + Hudson Mohawke Megamix

Posted on Sep 20th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

If you caught Cubic Zirconia live at our Day Off party, you already know that they don’t look or sound like any other band out there. Their amped-up energy and slinky, synthy funk is not to be denied… so of course, we’re proud to drop their debut full-length Follow Your Heart on iTunes today! (The physical release date isn’t until November 29th, but we didn’t want to keep you waiting any longer.)

If you still need some convincing, check out this megamix of FYH tracks put together by the one and only Hudson Mohawke. And peep the video for “Take Me High” (directed by CZ’s own Tiombe Lockhart) after the jump.

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Day Off 2011 Photos + Videos

Posted on Sep 13th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

Last week we threw our second annual DAY OFF party in New York City, joined by a few thousand of our friends. Like the last one, only bigger and crazier, it was an amazing day and night, featuring performances from Juicy J, Danny Brown, the Brothers Macklovitch (A-Trak and Dave1), Just Blaze, Cubic Zirconia, Party Supplies, Nick Catchdubs and very special guests ASAP Rocky and DJ Mehdi.

Tons of good folks were there to capture the party: Complex put together the official recap video above, and we’ve also got more footage after the jump along with some photo favorites. Be sure to check the full galleries and coverage from Mel D Cole (one, two, three), KirillWasHere, Brook Bobbins (one, two), Stereogum, LTD, Bongo Boy, HiFi Cartel, 24 Hr Party People (party + afterparty), Jungle Gym, TechieNYC (one, two, three, four), Podgeopedia, Shea Whitey, Brock Fetch (scroll down), Billboard, Miss Info, CMJ, Paper Magazine, Mister Mort with the fashion favorites and Village Voice with the play-by-play (TMZ even got in on the action with Chromeo). Thanks again to all friends and party people, the City Winery crew and our production team at Cake Or Death, and our sponsors Adidas, Scion and Bushmills. See you again next year… Read More

Free DAY OFF Party This Monday In NYC!

Posted on Sep 2nd, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

Take it easy this Labor Day and come get live with us at the 2nd annual Fool’s Gold DAY OFF extravaganza, once again going down at the City Winery backyard. We’re rocking from 2-8pm, rain or shine, with DJ sets from The Brothers Macklovitch (A-Trak and Dave1), Just Blaze and Nick Catchdubs, alongside live performances from Danny Brown, Cubic Zirconia, Party Supplies and very special guest Juicy J of Three 6 Mafia. #TRIPPYMAYNE. All ages welcome, get there early and be ready to party.

Later that night, the official afterparty NIGHT OFF will take place at The Westway, with the Macklos and Just Blaze once again on the 1s and 2s, joined by host Action Bronson. Full details after the jump. Read More

Nick Hook Gives Nextah A Rest-ah

Posted on Sep 1st, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

This Friday (Sep 2nd) check our dude Nick Hook of Cubic Zirconia DJing at the Cove in Williamsburg for his party Nextah alongside Michna and special guest Krystal Klear. In fact, its the last edition of Nextah for the forseeable future, as Hooky explains on his Tumblr. So be there! Read More

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Fool’s Gold Day Off Returns To NYC!

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

Back! Back in a New York groove!

The thousands of people who attended our Day Off party last year (or saw the footage immortalized in Duck Sauce’s smash “Barbra Streisand” video) spent an afternoon living it up with the country’s most fun MCs and DJs, eating hamburgers in one hand and catching a crowd-surfing Yelawolf in the other. For this year’s Day Off, the vibes will once again be handled by true good-time professionals: Juicy J of Three 6 Mafia, with his first NYC show since releasing the underground favorite Rubba Band Business mixtapes, critically acclaimed Fool’s Gold rapper Danny Brown, multiplatinum producer and club king Just Blaze, the Brothers Macklovitch (aka superstar sibling DJ team A-Trak and Dave 1 of Chromeo), drum machine wizards Araabmuzik and Party Supplies, FG future funk trio Cubic Zirconia, and label co-founder / party rocker extraordinaire Nick Catchdubs, along with some very special guests… Read More

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