Posted on Nov 29th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
Chicago DJ heroes Flosstradamus are back with the brand new Jubilation EP, their first official release since 2009′s “Big Bills” with Caroline Polachek of Chairlift. Named after a long-gone 90s nightclub in the city’s south suburbs, Jubilation uses the hyperactive drums and booming sub bass of juke house as a jumping off point for new school dancefloor sounds. Led by the Kid Sister collab “Luuk Out Gurl” (which Chicago Reader praises for “somehow bending footwork’s freakier elements to the rules of a radio-friendly pop song”) and the XXX-rated Danny Brown collab “From The Back,” Jubilation showcases Flosstradamus’ club-ready studio skills, honed by years of constant touring around the globe.
Posted on Nov 28th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
Posted on Nov 22nd, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
Posted on Nov 21st, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
Jubilation is the name of a long gone nightclub in the south suburbs outside Chicago that gave teenage partygoers their first taste of the ’90s ghetto house tracks that would soon morph into juke and footwork. So its more than appropriate that Flosstradamus take that title for their brand new EP, where the DJ duo of J2K (Josh Young) and Autobot (Curt Cameruci) use the hyperactive drums and booming sub bass sonics of juke as a jumping off point for new school dancefloor sounds of their very own.
Led by the Kid Sister collab “Luuk Out Gurl” (which Chicago Reader praises for “somehow bending footwork’s freakier elements to the rules of a radio-friendly pop song”) and the XXX-rated Danny Brown collab “From The Back,” Jubilation is a true showcase for Flosstradamus’ club-honed studio skills and willingness to experiment.
Check out their Jubilation-themed DJ mix below, filled with footworking favorites new and old, and be sure to grab Jubilation next Tuesday, 11/29 (same day that Kid Sis’ Kiss & Tell EP hits the internet streets. Yesss!).
Posted on Nov 18th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
WHAT! WHAT! WHAT! WHAT! WHAT! We celebrated four years of label-dom last month with NORE, A-Trak, Danny Brown, Action Bronson, Party Supplies, Mr Muthafuckin Exquire (with Plain Pat on the wheels), Chase N Cashe, Cubic Zirconia, Nick Catchdubs, LUMIDEE (?!?), DJ Ayres, Jim E-Stack, Michna, and all of y’all who packed two floors of the Tribeca Grand. Peep the sweaty madness in the recap vid – including Just Blaze on cameraman duties! – and check photos after the jump. Read More
Posted on Nov 15th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
Kid Sister and Danny Brown get their Tumblr on in the new video for the “Gucci Rag Top” remix, which will be on Kid Sis’ new Kiss & Tell EP out 11/29. Rap time! Full info after the jump. Read More
Posted on Nov 15th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
Posted on Nov 14th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
Head on over to your local magazine emporium and tell em to smoke somethin with ya man bitch, because Danny Brown is back for more newsstand love. Pick up the new XXL to check DB in Show And Prove (“So now it’s just the lames catching up”) and grab Rolling Stone to see props for Danny (alongside Roc Marciano and Sean Price) from Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. Scans after the jump. Read More
Posted on Nov 10th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
Posted on Nov 7th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar
“He endeavors to explore the subject in such descriptive ways that we wonder if might not be some sort of crotch scientist, someone who’s so much more than a rapper, someone who is doing all of this hard work for the betterment of mankind. He steps away from the mic, exists the live room and is gone without another word. Just a saggy handshake and something like an unspoken exchange that he’s got to get back to work. There’s more research to be done. There are more answers that he seeks.”
Peep Danny’s four-song live set for the the long-running Daytrotter series, recorded while he was in town for CMJ. For more Danny festival action, check out his interview from the Fader Fort By Fiat after the jump, and clips of “Dick Suck” and “Radio Song” from the fort on Vevo. Read More
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