Old Gold was born in Berkeley California during the Reagan administration and raised in the southeast by a single mother. He left home early and spent much of his teen years in juvenile detention facilities. Upon release he split for New York City where he attempted to reform himself. He tried university, and Jesus, and sobriety. He was a writer and a model and a truck driver. Then he moved to Los Angeles and got serious about his music.
Not only is she bringing her own brand of the hot Brazilian underground sound to the rest of the world, but from her international vantage point she operates like a provocatively rhyming hurricane, sucking up global riddims from ghettotech to dancehall and flinging them back out at gale-force speeds.” - MTV
“It took mere minutes for Zuzuka to get the 2,000- plus crowd up on their feet.” - LA Weekly
Ever wonder how punk and hardcore would sound given an electro-house makeover? Allow The Toxic Avenger, a.k.a. Simon Delacroix, to give you a taste with his new song “3/2/1″. The French producer has masterfully set the two genres to haunting synth, echoed chants, and dance-ready beats, creating a darkly playful tune that’s fresh and inventive. Give it a spin, grab it as a free download, & take note that it comes off the Angst LP.