Pool’s Gold This Sunday!

Posted on Aug 20th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Do not sleep people! This Sunday we are throwing a massive FREE bash down at the Jelly Pool Party in Brooklyn, featuring live-as-hell performances from Chromeo, Kid Sister, The Suzan and Telephoned, DJ sets from Treasure Fingers and Kingdom, a fully stocked FG merch booth and more!

Get there early, doors open at 2pm and it will hit capacity quickly. Hit the jump for set times and info about the afterparty at Brooklyn Bowl (also free), where Nick Catchdubs and Vin Sol will be cuttin them records. Read More

Pool’s Gold!

Posted on Aug 9th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

All summer Jelly NYC has been throwing their free Pool Parties down at East River Park in Williamsburg. On Sunday, August 22nd we’re proud to present an all-FG takeover, which we’re proudly dubbing Pool’s Gold, because, well, why the hell not?

Get their early to stake your claim in front of the stage for the supa sounds of Chromeo, Kid Sister, The Suzan and Telephoned, with deejay sets by Treasure Fingers and Kingdom keeping it moving all day long. Then we head over to Brooklyn Bowl for an afterparty with Nick Catchdubs and Vin Sol on beat duties. See you there!

Foolcast 007: Vin Sol “Swap Meet Heat”

Posted on Jan 20th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Longtime FG homie Vin Sol (of CALiGULA) recently made the leap from his native SF to good ole Brooklyn. Which means hangin out on the reg, good times on the reg, records on the reg!

His “Swap Meet Heat” mix for the Foolcast collects some of his favorite 12″ finds dug up since the big move (and spending every weekend hitting flea markets with Dust La Rock). It’s an extremely tasty collection of disco nugs, forgotten pop, jheri curl r&b, and more – it’s not about obscure records, just fun ones, which has always been an essential component of the Fool’s Gold approach to music.

Subscribe to the Foolcast via iTunes or your favorite RSS reader at the main Foolcast page, where you can also download the mix directly (right click and save-as). Check Vin rocking a party near you, and check his tracklist after the jump. Read More

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Come (After)Party With Chromeo + FG!

Posted on Oct 8th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

As we mentioned earlier, Chromeo bring their signature robofunk to NYC next Friday with an intimate Irving Plaza show. But if R Kelly has taught us anything (and lets be honest, he has taught us many things), after the show it’s the after party – which in this case is a FG-presented evening at Webster Hall featuring DJ sets from Chromeo, our very own Kingdom, and longtime homie (and new BK neighbor) Vin Sol. Not to be missed! It’s only $1 before midnight with RSVP.

For more Chromeo goodies, check out DJ Anonymous’ blog for his extended “disco edit” of “Night By Night” and hit Green Label Sound for the original + a brand new Skream remix of “Night By Night.” Or hell, why not just grab it from this gigantic embedded widget!

Dust La Rock Art Show Pics + Video

Posted on Apr 27th, 2009 by Mr Goldbar

Last Thursday’s “Best Of The Beast” opening was the place to be, as a couple hundred of our best friends and fam came out for Fool’s Gold art director Dust La Rock’s debut solo show. Queen Majesty, Vin Sol, Nick Catchdubs and Dave1 spun the tunes, Red Stripe and Vitamin Water provided refreshments, Fader debuted their new issue, Worship Worthy made sure everything ran smoothly and a literal who’s who of NYC’s creative community brought infinite good vibes to celebrate one of their own.

Check out these full photo galleries from Ian Meyer, Nicky Digital, Driven By Boredom (who also shot the event for Village Voice, Village Slum (a bunch more on Flickr too), as well as some recaps at Street Level, Hypebeast, RCRD LBL and Herald De Paris. Dust, Trizzy and Catch filmed a MTV News interview which should be up shortly, and in the meantime you can check some video of the show from Bongoboy along with A-Trak’s Flipcam Q&As with Haze and Sammy Bananas (along with some of our photo gallery favorites) after the jump. Read More

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