Fool’s Gold

Luke Top – “On The Shore” Video

Luke Top is the frontman for the Californian Afrobeat party-starters Fool's Gold, a truly great live band if you ever get the chance to see…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2015 - 10:37 am

Stream Fool’s Gold Flying Lessons

L.A. world-pop collective Fool's Gold hit a sweet spot between wandering psychedelic pop and sunny, sparkling funk on their third album Flying Lessons. On previous…
Caitlin White | May 6, 2015 - 3:02 pm

Fool’s Gold – “Another Sun”

In September of last year L.A. world-pop outfit Fool's Gold released "I'm In Love," the first single off their third album Flying Lessons. Now, just…
Caitlin White | April 23, 2015 - 4:33 pm

Fool’s Gold – “I’m In Love” + Poolside Remix

Los Angeles-based Fool's Gold have released the first single from their upcoming third album, Flying Lessons. It'll be their first one since 2011's Leave No
James Rettig | September 9, 2014 - 8:37 pm

Cayucas – “Will The Thrill (Luke Top Of Fool’s Gold Tropmix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Earlier this year, Cayucas, otherwise known as Californian indie-popper Zach Yudin, released his debut album Bigfoot, which luxuriated in some of the same sunny Afropop-guitar…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2013 - 10:21 am

Fool’s Gold – “Wild Window” Video

Tomorrow, feel good guitar-pop collective Fool's Gold release their second full-length Leave No Trace on …
Amrit Singh | August 15, 2011 - 3:48 pm

Fool’s Gold – “Wild Window”

"Wild Window" is the new single from Fool's Gold's second album Leave No Trace. It's not original using "sunny" when describing Luke Top & Lewis…
Brandon Stosuy | July 12, 2011 - 5:27 pm

Fool’s Gold – “Street Clothes”

L.A. collective Fool's Gold brought unforgettable videos, many remixes, and reverence to Jewish and Afro-pop styles with their debut album. Principal players Luke Top and…
Amrit Singh | May 26, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Free Energy – “Bang Pop (Fool’s Gold Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Bang Pop," an especially immediate track on Free Energy's fairly instant Stuck On Nothin', is more than worthy of the collection's bubblegum cover art and…
Brandon Stosuy | August 18, 2010 - 3:46 pm

Local Natives – “Wide Eyes (Fool’s Gold Remix)” (Feat. Aristotle Pop A Bottle)

With two remixes of Local Natives' "Wide Eyes" (complements of Suckers and Teen Daze) in the can, there would be no need to post yet…
Amrit Singh | July 8, 2010 - 1:23 pm

Fool’s Gold – “Test Dem (Poseidon Remix Feat. Sizzla and Judgement Yard)”

The L.A. collective pull in so many interests and genres, it kinda feels like remixes could go in a million directions. Here's one. This is…
jessica | April 8, 2010 - 4:48 pm

Fool’s Gold – “Nadine” Video

SXSW heroes Fool's Gold like to have parties in their videos, it seems. Last time it was a sunny swimming pool for "Surprise Hotel," but…
jessica | March 30, 2010 - 4:41 pm

SXSW 2010: Wednesday In Photos

Here's a tip if you're going to one of these industry festival type things: If IAMSOUND is having a party, you should attend that party.
Amrit Singh | March 18, 2010 - 6:59 pm

SXSW 2010: Fool’s Gold – “Poseidon” Video (Live At Malverde)

When Stereogum first saw Fool's Gold open for Cat Power a little over a year ago, Amrit noted the LA collective's "love for benga (Kenya-based),…
Scott Lapatine | March 18, 2010 - 11:59 am

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice 4: 2009 Mashed Up

There could not have been a more apt ID3 than that of Freelance Hellraiser's "Stroke Of Genius," the MP3 that launched this decade's most fitting…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2009 - 10:59 am

Fool’s Gold Get Mashed With Mariah, Remixed By Mad Decent

A few weeks ago, Fool's Gold anchored IAMSOUND's excellent CMJ showcase at Bowery Poetry Club, alongside Golden Silvers, Suckers, NewVillager, etc. A highlight of their…
Amrit Singh | November 4, 2009 - 9:56 am

CMJ ’09: Wednesday In Photos

As far as full-on noon-to-2AM marathon set hunting goes, Wednesday's spread won't be topped this year. In addition to bringing us memorable sets from two…
Amrit Singh | October 23, 2009 - 11:30 am

New (Better) Fool’s Gold Video – “Surprise Hotel”

Fool's Gold is the irresistible, solar-streaked Hebrew/English project from Luke Top and Lewis Pesacov alongside members of Foreign Born and other L.A. scene notables. The…
Amrit Singh | September 24, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Weird Tapes Remix Fool’s Gold

Joining Micachu, Weird Tapes (aka Memory Cassette aka Memory Tapes aka Dayve Hawk) recently put a remix spin on the LA Afropop collective Fool's Gold.
Amrit Singh | August 26, 2009 - 11:32 am

Micachu Remixes Fool’s Gold (Stereogum Premiere)

Genre-hopping experimental it-kids Micachu & The Shapes offer a slightly different shape to the Los Angeles Afro (and kraut and '80s dance) rock enthusiasts Fool's…
Brandon Stosuy | August 3, 2009 - 9:12 am
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