Cudi, Kanye, Com, Trizzy & Gaga…

Posted on Apr 5th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Hit up Martin Louis The King’s blog to download “I Poke Her Face,” a new Lady Gaga-flipping track from Cudder with guest verses from Kanye and Common and A-Trak on the cut. Trizzy explains how it came together (gold star if you can name what break record the whoo! comes from…)

New Greenmoney & Seiji Radio – FG Exclusives!

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Click here to listen to the latest Ministry of Sound radio show from UK production duo Greenmoney (Alex from Bugz In The Attic and big homie Leo from YoYo), featuring all sorts of UK funky house goodies and original productions, including Greenmoney’s remix of DJ Gant-Man’s upcoming Fool’s Gold single “Juke Dat Girl.”

This particular episode also features a guest set from another one of our favorites, Seiji, who rocks FG exclusives of his own with two mixes of Crookers and Kid Cudi’s “Embrace The Martian,” both of which will drop on our Crookers EP out later this spring. Safe!

Fool’s Gold SXSW Recap

Posted on Mar 26th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar


Photo from C-Nugget Flickr

The Fool’s Gold After Dark showcase in Austin last week was insane in every possible way, from the turnout (line down the block and around the corner all night!) to the tunes, as the whole roster dropped stellar sets packed with new joints and dence detonators. Even when the sound unceremoniously got cut during Mehdi’s set due to arcane Austin liquor laws, he still managed to smash it! Kid Cudi came through and surprised us with a quick set, fans and well-wishers included everyone from Clinton Sparks and Steve “Buddy” Aoki to MCs like Curren$y, Mistah FAB and Izza Kizza, and an amazing time was had by all.

Thanks to everyone at Scion, Palm Door/Beauty Bar and Red Stripe for lending a hand, and thanks to all the shutterbugs who put their pics on Flickr to make this wrapup possible, Catch lost his camera while crowdsurfing shirtless later in the week (smoove….) but the FG Flip cam made it back alive with video.

If you have more pics or video from the night, send em in! (Update: like this!) Now hit the jump for the goods! See you next year AWWWWWWstin! Read More

Little Boots Does “Day ‘N’ Nite”

Posted on Mar 6th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

The latest in Ms Victoria Hesketh’s series of homemade covers just happens to be a tune we released – good timing, as she’ll be DJing at “Fool’s Gold After Dark” in Austin this month, details and RSVP info up shortly…

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Kid Cudi “Day ‘N’ Nite” Video

Posted on Feb 19th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Kid Cudi’s original “Day ‘N’ Nite” finally has a video, which premiered earlier today on 106 And Park and was directed by Parisian homie So Me. It has been amazing to see the record take on such a life of its own in the year since we first released it, and we’re definitely proud of Cudi and all his success. Grab the “Day ‘N’ Nite” single on iTunes if you haven’t already!

Fool’s Gold Remixed Vinyl

Posted on Jan 28th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Our promo-only Fool’s Gold Remixed 12″s finally arrived in the house house house. Four of the biggest tracks off our Scion A/V compilation from this past fall on one thick slab of vinyl: Chromeo’s funked up take on Treasure Fingers’ “Cross The Dancefloor,” Surkin’s choppy version of Nacho Lovers’ “Acid Life,” Rusko dropping dubstep bombs all over Kid Sister’s “Pro Nails,” and Jori Hulkonnen’s hypnotic, techy remix of Kid Cudi’s “Day ‘N’ Nite.”

This is a limited, one-time only pressing for friends, fam and assorted DJs, but we were able to get a few copies over to Turntable Lab, so cop it while you can!

“Day ‘N’ Nite” Euro Release Out Today! And…Jermaine Dupri Remix?

Posted on Jan 12th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

The European reissue of Kid Cudi’s “Day ‘N’ Nite” (featuring the massive Crookers version, along with additional new mixes commissioned by Data/Ministry Of Sound) gets its official release today, after 1,000,000+ YouTube views, heaps of pre-release press, and, y’know, being one good-ass universal tune. Pick it up digitally or on vinyl or CD single (both pictured) in your favorite shop, international friends!

Meanwhile in the US of A, the latest rapper to join Pitbull, Jim Jones, Collie Buddz and Joell Ortiz in posting up homemade versions of the original “Day ‘N’ Nite” is none other than Jermaine Dupri. Check JDs “So So Def Remix” right here:

Kid Cudi f. JD, “Day ‘N’ Nite (So So Def Remix) [mp3]

Kanye Remixed

Posted on Jan 9th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

DJ Benzi and Plain Pat collected a litany of new and old Kanye West remixes for their Sky High mixtape, which is finally out in official form (“This new version is not like the crappy webrip that was floating around, and is properly mixed and mastered” says Benzi). The KW reworkers include a who’s who of FG fam and friends, like A-Trak, Nick Catchdubs, Eli Escobar, Kid Cudi, Stretch Armstrong and many more talented folks. Download it free right here.

Collie Buddz & Joell Ortiz Do “Day ‘N’ Nite”

Posted on Dec 18th, 2008 by Mr Goldbar

Following in the footsteps of Pitbull, Travis & AM, and Joseph Guillermo Jones, Joell Ortiz and Collie Buddz have recorded their own versions of Kid Cudi’s “Day ‘N’ Nite.” Collie even has two takes, one solo and one with Chip Fu (what up doc?)

Kid Cudi f. Joell Ortiz “Day ‘N’ Nite (Remix)” [mp3]
Kid Cudi f. Collie Buddz “Day ‘N’ Nite (Remix)” [mp3]
Kid Cudi f. Collie Buddz & Chip Fu “Day ‘N’ Nite (Remix)” [mp3]

We’ll keep you updated on any future versions we come across – meanwhile, get the original and all the official “Day ‘N’ Nite” remixes at iTunes.

Rusko Essential Mix

Posted on Dec 15th, 2008 by Mr Goldbar

Our UK homie Rusko DJed the latest edition of BBC’s famed Essential Mix this past weekend, and you can grab the set and check the tracklisting over at Discobelle. Along with all manner of new and unreleased wubba wubba wubba dubstep goodies, there’s an exclusive “Rusko Big Trombone Mix” of Kid Cudi’s “Day ‘N’ Nite” and two Kid Sister tracks, including Rusko’s hit mix of “Pro Nails” from our Fool’s Gold Remixed compilation (buy it at TTL Digital).

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