Fool's Gold Records

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Fool's Gold Records
Fool's Gold logo.svg
Founded2007 (2007)
FounderAlain Macklovitch
Nick Barat
Distributor(s)Caroline Distribution[1]
GenreElectronic, hip hop
Country of originUnited States
LocationBrooklyn, New York
Official websitefoolsgoldrecs.com

Fool's Gold Records is an independent record label based in Brooklyn, New York, United States. The label is known for its annual series of Day Off concerts across the US and Canada.

History[edit]

Fool’s Gold Records was founded in 2005 by DJs A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. It established itself with releases bridging the worlds of all music genres together to the world while being dubbed an "indie innovator" by Billboard[2] and a "tastemaker" label by The New York Times,[3] and "one of the most influential indies in the music business" by Pitchfork.[4] It moved to Universal Music Group & Caroline Distribution for new distribution.

Roster[edit]

2016 Concert Series[edit]

The New York Edition of the 2016 Concert Series features included Migos, A-Trak, Lil Yachty, Dave East, Juelz Santana, Leaf and Nick Catchdubs.[6] The New York event commenced on August 20, then Miami on September 17, and LA on September 25.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A-Trak's Fool's Gold Records Signs Global Distribution Deal With Caroline". Retrieved 31 October 2018.
  2. ^ Pelly, Jenn (2011). "The D.I.Y. Indie 20". Billboard: 23.
  3. ^ Miller, Jennifer (April 4, 2014). "Introducing Corporate to Cool". The New York Times.
  4. ^ Raymer, Miles. "A-Trak Tuna Melt EP Review". Pitchfork.com. Pitchfork Media.
  5. ^ "Hear Oliver's Body-Moving Fool's Gold EP 'Mechanical'". SPIN.
  6. ^ a b Lilah, Kyle (June 9, 2016). "Fool's Gold Line up Announced". Hotnewhiphop. Retrieved June 9, 2016.

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