Fool’s Gold SXSW 2010 Recap

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!

Check the highlight reel above (stitched together by our edit mistress Lizi Gross) and hit the jump for way more pics and video from our Texas tweekend. WMC up next! Read More

Food Gold: Press Coffee

Posted on Mar 10th, 2010 by Sammy Bananas


This week at Food Gold I’m gonna teach you a thing or two about making coffee.  I really DO mean just a thing or two, because there are more sides to this topic than Gucci mixtape cuts and AVH aliases.  For the sake of this post we’re talking about the 4-minute French Press method. These steps may seem a little nit-picky, even obsessive, but all I’m saying is that if you follow these instructions your coffee quality of life will be boosted, plain and simple.  Your homemade brew will be a joy to drink and not the first chore of the day. And the whole process only takes about 10 minutes! Click below to learn all about it. Read More

Fool’s Gold vs Texas 2010

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

Food Gold: Vietnamese Hot Wings

Posted on Feb 9th, 2010 by Elliot Aronow

For this week’s Food Gold, OG columnist Sammy Bananas is back with a cluckin’ awesome recipe, check it out! Read More

Sammy Bananas “Still Smoking” Canada Tour

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Check Sammy up north all this month. A guaranteed good time! He’s got a slew of new tracks ready (Telephoned, anyone?) so don’t miss out. Full dates after the jump. Read More

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Telephoned! New EP, New Mixtape, Forkcast, Release Party…

Posted on Jan 13th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar


Photo by Texas

If you’ve been following this here blog you already know about Telephoned, the not-quite-covers project of FG producer/DJ Sammy Bananas and singin’ machine Maggie Horn. In the interest of spreading their joyful noise to the world at large, we’re dropping their debut self-titled EP this Tuesday (1/19) featuring tracks like their take on The Dream’s “Rockin That Thang,” which Pitchfork just featured on their daily Forkcast.

You can preview these EP tracks and much more on Telephoned’s new mixtape, Off The Hook, which you can download at RCRD LBL.

And for more hottt dial tone action, come out to the official Telephoned release party at Ella in NYC on 1/20, featuring a live performance and DJ set from the duo, who will be joined on the decks by Cubic Zirconia and FG’s own Nick Catchdubs. Flyer after the jump! Read More

Mixmania!

Posted on Jan 8th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Here’s a bunch of recent DJ mixes from label buds for your weekend download enjoyment:

Mishka Keep Watch Vol XV: Crookers – a slow-n-low session from the dynamic duo, highlighted by Busta Rhymes and a Joe Rogan DMT sample…

Caspa USA Promo Mix – more dubsteps! Check for his remix of Kid Sister’s “Right Hand Hi”

Willy Joy “End Of Decade” Mix – favorites for The Fat Club blog from our Chicago pal. Featuring DJ Gant-Man and more funky stuff.

The Rub: It’s The Motherfucking Remix Vol 3 – mashes and more from the BK trio and their friends, including FG’s own Sammy Bananas and Nick Catchdubs.

CALiGULA “Welcome To The Pantheon” – nu disco madness from Vin Sol and Skin & Bones.

Nadastrom “Y’all Ain’t Yeti” – DC is housin! Check Nadastrom at Flashing Lights in NYC on Jan 29th.

Food Gold Video Party: Tofu Tacos with Pickled Blueberries

Posted on Dec 9th, 2009 by Elliot Aronow

After a far too long (for me anyway) hiatus, FOOD GOLD is back! And since we kept you waiting far too long, we are comin’ correct with a foxy new video recipe.

For this week’s Food Gold Video Party we went on an after hours hang with the original don this column Sammy Bananas and Tyler Kord, the Executive Chef of the mighty excellent No. 7 restaurant in Fort Greene, Brooklyn to cook up some Tofu Tacos with Pickled Blueberries.

Since one of our cameras kept crapping out (perhaps due to alcoholic osmosis) we decided to go with the flow and create our first foray into art-haus culinary cinema. Enjoy!

Sammy Bananas NRMAL Podcast

Posted on Nov 24th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

El señor Sammy Bananas de la disquera de Brooklyn Fool´s Gold nos deja en exclusiva este mix que conmemora el éxito de su gig en Haunted-Decks! Les copio la descripción que el mismo da al podcast…

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Kid Sister Pre + Post Thanksgiving Bash

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Photo by Deadly Viper Photo Squad

Plymouth Rock goes Planet Rock this week with two massive holiday shows starring Kid Sister, Flosstradamus and various FG fam and friends.

First up is a pre-Thanksgiving bash on Wednesday (11/25) in Chicago where the sibling superstars are joined by Chi house brethren Rob Threezy and the legendary Green Velvet at the House Of Blues. It’s all ages, and you can grab tickets here.

Then on Friday (11/27) the party comes back to NYC with a big Webster Hall show featuring Kid Sis and Floss alongside Donnis (his first NYC show since killing every night of CMJ) and Sammy Bananas. This one is 19+, advance tickets here, or RSVP for $1 entry before midnight. Not to be missed!

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