• A-Trak collaborates with Cam’ron, drops new Duck Sauce EP
• Guy Gerber to launch new label with Dixon collab
• Sampha uploads six early productions for cancer charity
Coming off a huge tour w/ Zedd and Alex Metric, the LA rising duo Oliver follow up their finely tuned Mechanical EP with an all-star remix collection that casts their already-diverse originals in a stunning new light. Kicking off with a stomping, fan favorite mix of “Night Is On My Mind” by festival king Dillon Francis, Mechanical Remixes kicks into even higher gear with Nom De Strip‘s big room take on “Control,” before pulling a moody left turn with Tchami‘s bouncing funky house version of “MYB,” and closing out strong with a high energy remix of “Mechanical” by new young producer Values. Machine music on all levels!
*Don’t miss Oliver on the main stage @ HARD Day Of The Dead – Saturday, November 2nd!
It’s been a very, very good year for the skinny-white-boy producers of the world. At the top of the pile shines one in particular: RL Grime (who is currently on tour with a bunch of other skinny white dudes. Brilliant.) Henry Steinway won our artist of the year in our 2012 recap and, judging by the past seven months since then, is on a warpath to take the title once again at the end of 2013. His latest EP High Beams, out today on Fool’s Gold, was a long awaited package from the wunderkid and is a bonafide selection of club weapons at their most volatile.
Read the review & purchase/stream the EP after the jump.
The Vancouver native Sleepy Tom has quickly made a name for himself with his viral remixes across the blogosphere and an especially wide supported take on Diplo’s “Set It Off”. Today, his debut original EP was just released worldwide on Fool’s Gold Records, already gaining support from the likes of A-Trak, Mat Zo, GTA, and Style Of Eye (to name only a few). I gave this a listen today and haven’t been able to pick a favorite – these are all seriously huge tracks that we can guarantee you’ll hear across the festival circuit this summer. Check them out below, and pick up the Currency EP today on Beatport!
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Our friends at iHeartComix, Mad Decent, and Fool’s Gold have joined forces for what seems to be THE party to attend this year at SxSW in Austin. Boasting by far the largest dance music lineup of the week, #SUPERPARTY will take place at the former Beauty Ballroom on Thursday the 14th and will be open to fans of all ages from noon until 2AM. We’ll, of course, be making this a stop on our upcoming #GDDRV tour, and after seeing this lineup, we couldn’t be more thrilled to attend our very first SxSW event.
Check out the full lineup with set times below! Continue Reading
A-trak‘s Tuna Melt EP unloaded a stacked collab package at the end of last year, with the self titled EP single w/ Tommy Trash taking things to festival fathoms. With remixes on deck, our Toronto-based friend and familiar Grandtheft has served up the trap treatment on this big room monster and the product is down right naaaasty. And wait, he’s giving it away for free? DAYUM SON, where’d you find this sandwich.
The Fool’s Gold family has always stood apart from its peers because of its wide appeal and complex sound. Labelheads A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs make it very clear through their curation that Fool’s Gold can be home to any music that they see fit, which is a perfect segue into the latest release on the label — a 22-track compilation titled Loosies featuring the likes of Juicy J, Jim Jones, Danny Brown, and many more.
“One of the things I’m most fond of with Fool’s Gold is our extended family,” says A-Trak. “Our foundation is in hip hop and the talent around us in incredible. Loosies is raw, unadulterated rap from the dudes who hang out with us backstage at Day Off.” Pick up the limited edition cigarette USB over at the Fool’s Gold Recs store today.
After a tremendous amount of entries and careful judging for our Crookers “Trillex” Remix contest, we’re happy to announce the winners who stood atop the rest and we’re favored by Fool’s Gold, Neoteric, and Phra from Crookers himself…
Congratulations to Autofish from Kiev, Ukraine! You will be receiving a Fool’s Gold limited edition pair of AIAIAI TMA-1 DJ headphones and a Fool’s Gold Prize pack! You will be contacted shortly
RUNNERS UP: W4RD, Sleepy Tom
Our runners up W4RD from DC and Sleepy Tom from Vancouver also served up some solid remixes, and will receive Fool’s Gold Tees + Stickers! You will receive an email soon as well.
SLEEPY TOM (also featured in Felix Cartal’s Weekend Workout #40)
Crookers, Fool’s Gold and GDD have a treat for you today: The official “Trillex” remix contest!
HOW TO ENTER:
Grab the sounds from this banger off the Crookers’ Bowser EP (out now on Fool’s Gold), put your own spin on it, and post a Soundcloud link on our GDD facebook wall. One grand prize winner will get a pair of Fool’s Gold x AiAiAi TMA-1 headphones and a Fool’s Gold prize pack, and two runner ups will snag Fool’s Gold tees.
Go nuts! Just be sure to get your entries in by Wednesday, November 21st.
Dont miss Crookers (now just Phra) performing this Saturday @ HARD Day Of The Dead on the Moombahton Massive stage (10:50-11:50pm)!
The CMJ Festival is in town this weekend along with hundreds of artists in events and showcases around the city! Don’t miss out on some of the best ones below: