One of dance music's biggest trend setters and head of the influential Fool's Gold Records, mixmaster A-Trak has always been on top of the game. However, recently the CEO has been on an entirely new level, putting out a full length mixtape last month with DC rapper Wale featuring an all star cast including A$AP Ferg, Chance The Rapper, and Pusha T that was released for free to celebrate the holiday 'Festivus'. One of his biggest singles yet is his disco infused electro anthem "Push" drawing some classic inspiration delivered in a very modern way.
The song has been gaining huge momentum, and A-Trak has just brought it to life with an outrageous new music video. Featuring cameos from A-Trak himself, Atlanta producer TM88 of 808 Mafia, a series of Nude models, and even a tiger, it is impossible to be bored through the length of the video.
A-Trak even had a few words on why he chose this direction for the music video. "My approach to dance music has always been a bit left, so the last thing I wanted was one of those sparkler bottle 'lets make this night live forever!' videos". "Instead, I wanted to make something with the opulence of a rap video, but shot like a renaissance painting. It's kind of like Eyes Wide Shut meets Burning Man."
Check out the video here:
A-Trak – Push feat. Andrew Wyatt (OFFICIAL VIDEO) | iTunes
Once again, Giraffage has produced an irresistible original tune with his release of “Chocolate.” This track serves as the San Francisco producer's second single off No Reason; a 4 track EP set to release via A-Trak’s Fools Gold Records on November 18th. After previously delivering “Tell Me” a couple weeks ago, we get another taste of the chilled out trap and future-bass sound we’ve come to love by this new member on Fools Gold’s roster. Giraffage blends bouncing synths and chimes along mellow, glitchy-trap percussion displaying his unique production techniques. You can grab this as a download with a pre-order off the album on iTunes below. Also, be sure to catch Giraffage on his "No Reason" Tour with dates below. Enjoy
Giraffage – Chocolate | iTunes
No Reason Tour dates below:
Jan. 15 Atlanta, GA, The Basement*
Jan. 16 Orlando, FL, Bullitt Bar*
Jan. 17 Miami, FL, The Garret at Grand Central*
Jan. 21 Austin, TX, The Parish*
Jan. 22 Dallas, TX, Three Links*
Jan. 23 New Orleans, LA, Hi-Ho Lounge*
Jan. 28 Washington, DC, U Street Music Hall*
Jan. 29 Boston, MA, Brighton Music Hall*
Jan. 30 Philadelphia, PA, Johnny Brenda's*
Jan. 31 Brooklyn, NY, Music Hall of Williamsburg*
Feb. 4 Vancouver, BC, Celebrities Nightclub^
Feb. 5 Calgary, AB, The HiFi Club^
Feb. 6 Toronto, ON, Coda^
Feb. 7 Montreal, QC, Le Belmont^
Feb. 8 Tucson, AZ, The Slaughterhouse
Feb. 11 Ann Arbor, MI, The Blind Pig*
Feb. 12 St. Louis, MO, Plush*
Feb. 13 Chicago, IL, The Mid*
Feb. 14 Denver, CO, Larimer Lounge*
Feb. 19 Seattle, WA, Barboza*
Feb. 20 Portland, OR, Rotture*
Feb. 21 Eugene, OR, WOW Hall*
Feb.22 Arcata, CA, Arcata Theatre*
Feb. 26 San Francisco, CA, The Independent*
Feb. 27 Santa Barbara, CA, EOS Lounge*
Feb. 28 Los Angeles, CA, El Rey Theatre*
The LA duo who've given many a reason to dance are back with a full flex release as gLAdiator literally had me doing the lil terio "ooOOo kill'em" move after hearing their newest remix. The two producers apply a proper layer of added trap and festival rage into A-Trak and Lex Luger debut single "Muscle", which showcases production from High Klassified and is featured on the collaborative side-project EP Low Pros . This robust rendition will have you fighting the urge to express yourself in a public or private setting and the good folks at Fool's Gold Records have allowed us to premiere the release before it becomes available tomorrow (June 10th). Enjoy
Low Pros – Muscle (gLAdiator Remix) | iTunes
San Francscio vative Giraffage is on quite the streak lately from his feel good productions to exciting live shows, the downtempo producer has a sound we just can't get enough of. Giraffage recently announced he will release an upcoming EP via A-Trak's Fool's Gold Records and to celebrate, he's taken on R. Kelly's R&B classic "Ignition" and given it a full chilled out trap makeover. He will also be joining Porter Robinson on his North American 'Worlds' Tour, so you can catch him live across the nation at any stop. Stream the remix and grab a free download below. Enjoy
R. Kelley – Ignition (Giraffage Remix) | Free Download
Be sure to catch Giraffage on Porter Robinson's massive 'Worlds' tour. Dates after the jump
Milo & Otis have been on quite a streak lately following up their recent collab remix of Duck Sauce's "NRG" by linking up with A-Trak himself for one of their largest tunes to date. This new inaugural collaboration between the two forces "Out The Speakers" featuring some chopped vocals from Rich Kidz is a relentless trap anthem that is waiting to crush the largest of festivals and the most sweaty of clubs. The song is now available to pre-order via Fool's Gold on iTunes. Turn this up, enjoy!
A-Trak + Milo & Otis – Out The Speakers feat. Rich Kidz | Pre-Order on iTunes
The hunger within Los Angeles based producer duo gLAdiator is insationable as they continue to provide the goods having recently smashed a remix of Audien's "Elysium".The fella's give us an exclusive sneak peak of their upcoming Fool's Gold released Assembly Line EP with the debut single "Sweat" set to wreak havor at a show / festival near you this summer. Laying down a crowd moving bass beat that receives a enticing combination of twonky electro synth effects and melodic drum pattern, the name couldn't be more fitting of what this track encompasses. Assembly Line is set to hit the digital download markets April 1st via Fool's Gold Records, so build up the hype by streaming this bit of newness below and above all… Enjoy!
gLAdiator – Sweat | iTunes Pre-Order
Smoother than a babies bottom is the first thing that came to mind after hearing the newest original release from up and coming Montreal beat maker High Klassified. Though "Broken Elbows" may give people an initial impression of a hard hitting jam due to its title, the silky bass line foundation mixed with chill elements and R&B aesthetics that he is calling "Cloud Trap". Stream the tune below and grab a free download to go. Enjoy
High Klassified – Broken Elbows | Free Download | Alternate Download
New York based DJs and producers Treasure Fingers and The Knocks have collided forces for an unreal blend of disco and deep house vibes. Their collaborative song “DYWT” is available for free download thanks to Fool’s Gold Records, which is a steal since it sounds likes something that shouldn’t be given away. From the infectious dreamy piano lines, punchy drums and the perfectly laid chopped up vocals, the song is an instant chilled out classic. Warning, upon listening you will be taken away to a tropical state of mind that might be hard to shake. You can stream the song below and pick up a free download. Enjoy.
Treasure Fingers x The Knocks – DYWT | Free Download | Alternate Download
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Dillon Francis is back with another signature jaw dropping remix, this time taking on ‘Night Is On My Mind’ from Oliver, and now we have the official stream. The song packs his gritty hard hitting Moombahton sound, yet has some Big Room elements really taking it over the top. It was just the artists birthday last night which is why he uploaded the preview. Make sure to grab the song UPDATE: available now
when it releases on October 14th through Fool’s Gold Records. Enjoy.
Oliver – Night Is On My Mind (Dillon Francis Remix) | Buy On Beatport
[GIVEAWAY] WIN VIP TICKETS TO THE FREE FOOLS GOLD DAY OFF CONCERTS IN BOULDER, LOS ANGELES or MIAMI with A-TRAK, DANNY BROWN, CARNAGE and MORE!Posted in Bangin, Contests, Events, News by jordan | Tags: A-Trak, Boudler, Carnage, Colorado, Danny Brown, Fool's Gold Day Off, Fool's Gold Records, Los Angeles, Miami
FOOL’S GOLD made sure to send off summer with their annual “FOOL’S GOLD DAY OFF” free party in New York City and will now be properly setting fall off by making stops with their FREE concert series in Boulder, CO on October 13, 2013, Los Angeles, CA November 10th, and Miami, FL is TBA.
The diverse lineup for the 2nd stop of the ”FOOL’S GOLD DAY OFF” party in Boulder, Colorado on Sunday October 13tth will be artists A-TRAK, Danny Brown, Carnage, Casey Veggies, Nick Catchdubs, Gladiator and special guests to go along with this already stacked group of artists. LA and Miami lineup coming soon. THIS EVENT IS FREE. RSVP HERE and PURCHASE VIP TICKETS HERE
FOOL’S GOLD have been kind enough to let us give away 5 pairs of VIP tickets to each city which include guaranteed entry, VIP viewing, a free 1 month trial of the “The “Goldmine”, FOOL’S GOLD drip.fm music download subscription service and more which is listed below.
Enter the contest below, we are picking 5 lucky winners in each city .
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For those of you not yet aquanited with the sounds of the funky duo Oliver, get ready for an unforgettable ride. This impressive duo made up of California based Oligee and Vancouver electronic producer U-Tern and the two have just released the Mechanical EP on Fool’s Gold Records, featuring 4 impressive groove packed songs. “MYB” and “Control” are electro house paced bangers with their unique disco twist. “Night On My Mind” comes in a bass charged Nu-Disco / Indie Dance weapon that will give your speakers a work out. The title track “Mechaninal” ends the release with a epic spacey anthem that manges to carry out a smooth flavor . We have been lucky enough to stream the entire EP for your listening pleasure below. Please support this dope duo by purchasing the release for through Beatport and ituunes. Enjoy!
Oliver – MYB
Oliver – Night On My Mind
Oliver – Control
Oliver – Mechanical
A-Trak feat. Juicy J, Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P and Flosstradamus – Piss Test (Remix) : Huge Hip-Hop / Trap CollaborationPosted in Bangin, Chill by nick | Tags: A-Trak, Flatbush Zombies, Flosstradamus, Fool's Gold Records, Hip-Hop, Juicy J, Remix, Trap, Trap Music
A-Trak just let loose a massive rap filled trap BANGER witha n all star cast. It’s the remix to “Piss Test” featuring Juicc J, Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P, and Flosstradamus!! This all star lineup comes together grimey extra fresh trap anthem filled with some filthy bass and non stop verse after verse. I haven’t heard a track with a big cast like this in a while. This is coming out on the upcoming Fool’s Gold Record’s Presents Loosies coming out on December 19th. You can pre-order it now. Turn this up, enjoy!
A-Trak feat. Juicy J, Jim Jones, Flatbush Zombies, El-P and Flosstradamus – Piss Test (Remix) | Pre-Order
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