Rap Party

Posted on Mar 21st, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

Before the big FG Miami extravaganza this weekend, we figured why not warm things up with our friends?

RAP PARTY is just what you’d expect from the name: an afternoon of rap jams spun b2b from A-Trak and Craze, Busy P, Mehdi and Brodinski, Nick Catchdubs and Dave Nada, and Sammy Bananas and (Thee) Mike B. It goes down from 3-8pm at The Standard and is free with a donation to the Red Cross’ Japan relief efforts. We’ll see you there!

Fool’s Gold SXSW & Miami Showcases

Posted on Mar 10th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

March madness! Like we always do at this time, Team FG is going to be bumrushing a music festival near you with some unforgettable parties featuring the whole fam.

First up, our annual SXSW bash, back at Austin’s Palm Door (remember this one?) on Friday, March 18th with A-Trak, Donnis, Cubic Zirconia, Danny Brown, The Suzan, AraabMuzik, Kingdom, Telephoned, Party Supplies and Nick Catchdubs on the decks between acts all night. It’s an official festival showcase, which means SXSW badges / wristbands get in free all night. (There will be some limited tix for sale at the door.)

The following weekend, we head down to Miami to once again tear the roof off our downtown home Grand Central, rolling with an insane roster of superfriends including A-Trak, Kenny Dope, Riva Starr, Just Blaze, Treasure Fingers, Congorock, LA Riots, Jokers Of The Scene, Nacho Lovers, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs, Sammy Bananas and…special surprise guests? Stay tuned! It’s free with RSVP.

You know we have some bonus beat surprises up our sleeves for both weekends too. As always, keep checking this here site for the latest announcements and updates. Read More

Sammy Bananas Beatport Chart

Posted on Mar 9th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

Check out Sammy Bananas’ latest picks for Beatport, coinciding with his new single “Move Your Body.”

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Sammy Bananas “Move Your Body” Mix

Posted on Mar 1st, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

Sammy Bananas’ debut solo track (that’s him vocodering!) “Move Your Body” is available now on iTunes, Beatport, and everywhere else fine digital music is sold, backed by appropriately groovy remixes from Toy Selectah, Cassian and Smalltown Romeo.

But is that enough Sammy B for you? The answer is HELL NO of course! Mr Bananas has put together this “Move Your Body” mix stuffed with feel-good house vibes and much more. Download it now pon the SoundCloud.

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Sammy Bananas “Move Your Body” Single Out Today + Free Toy Selectah Remix

Posted on Feb 15th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

After the OG version vocodered its way into your heart on the Fool’s Gold Vol 1 compilation, it was only natural that Sammy Bananas’ debut solo track (that’s him singing!) “Move Your Body” gets the proper FG single treatment, which you can pick up now on Beatport.

“Move Your Body” comes backed by remixes from Cassian (whose disco take is already getting BBC radio love), Smalltown Romeo and Toy Selectah, who flips the synth pop workout into a signature “Ravertron” version, complete with new vocals en espanol (again, with Sammy B on the m-i-c). With the whole world going cumbia / moombahton crazy, what better time for some plantain vibes of our own? Preview Toy’s mix on RCRD LBL and be sure to cop all the other versions on the single.

Road Gold Tour Starts This Week!

Posted on Feb 12th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

As you may have heard, the FG ROAD GOLD tour is coming to a town near you, starting this Saturday (2/12) at Soundlab in Buffalo.

Check us accross the US and Canada: Treasure Fingers, Congorock, LA Riots, Jokers Of The Scene, Nacho Lovers, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs, Sammy Bananas and Telephoned teaming up from city to city, with special guests Just Blaze and host-with-the-most Kid Sister joining us in LA for a very special Dance Right throwdown at La Cita.

Full dates, lineups and ticket links after the jump. Be sure to grab Fool’s Gold Vol 1 (if you haven’t already) for new tracks from everyone involved! Read More

Switchboard

Posted on Feb 7th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

Sammy Bananas and Maggie Horn of Telephoned have made a name for themselves with unique, not-quite-cover songs and ecstatic live performances. They’ll put both those elements on display tomorrow night (2/8) for the debut edition of Switchboard, their new party at the Ace Hotel in NYC in conjunction with the good peoples of Good Peoples.

It’s a “night of musical transposition,” featuring thematically-appropriate sets from Sammy, Nick Catchdubs and Eli Escobar, along with live performances from Telephoned and special guest Shyvonne (who’ve you heard as the voice of “Mind Reader” and more). Don’t miss out! It’s free with RSVP and pops off at 11pm, we’ll see you there. Read More

Road Gold

Posted on Feb 1st, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

This month, the FG fam is literally taking the show on the road

C’mon out to ROAD GOLD as we sweat across the US and Canada: Treasure Fingers, Congorock, LA Riots, Jokers Of The Scene, Nacho Lovers, Kingdom, Nick Catchdubs, Sammy Bananas and Telephoned teaming up from city to city, with special guests Just Blaze and host-with-the-most Kid Sister joining us in LA for a very special Dance Right throwdown at La Cita.

It all kicks off Saturday, February 12th at Soundlab in Buffalo; check the full dates, lineups and ticket links after the jump. Be sure to grab Fool’s Gold Vol 1 (if you haven’t already) for new tracks from everyone involved! Read More

Food Gold: Sammy Bananas’ Roast Lemon Rosemary Chicken

Posted on Jan 21st, 2011 by Elliot Aronow

OG Food Gold contributor Sammy Bananas returns!

Who Likes Chicken? Over the past few years I’ve been working on a simple but damn good recipe for Roast Chicken. The result is straightforward and hard to screw up, but a serious mouth waterer. I recently brought this chicken to the annual Fool’s Gold Holiday Potluck, and it seemed to be a hit! Food Gold head chef Elliot practically forced me to give up the recipe, and I’m happy to share. I’ve gotta give a shout here to my lovely girlfriend Mari, who introduced this approach to me, and has helped shape it into a winner. Read below to find out the juicy (and I do mean juicy) details! Read More

Fool’s Gold x LTD Holiday Party Recap

Posted on Dec 25th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

We’re jingling baby!

Fool’s Gold and LTD teamed up once again to spread holiday cheer with our NYC friends and fam at Tammany Hall in NYC on Friday, December 17th. The line wrapped around the block for a non-stop night of merriment and DJ sets from beat heroes Mannie Fresh and Just Blaze along with FG’s own Brothers Macklovitch (A-Trak and Dave1) and Sammy Bananas. Drake even popped in to wish everyone a Happy Chanukah. What a gent. Read More

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