> love you gotta lose again < is a special edition 10 inch all white vinyl and double standards fourth release in an outstanding run of body loosening musical creations on gadi mizrahis pioneering imprint. 2017 repress
the new soft-spoken, hard-rocking group from baltimore debuted their full length live show at the wolf + lamb marcy hotel this march. following in the footsteps of greats like nicolas jaar and pillowtalk, they were the first invited guest in over 2 years to perform at the legendary brooklyn proving grounds. life on planets is a duo that met in the studio lofts of their east coast hometown, whereby a collaboration fusing indie artrock and electronic music began to take shape. it was a pairing of two dramatically different personas, merging as one for a serendipitous, romantic sound that s now been signed to the double standard label. life on planets has also released music through better on foot, where the debut single apollo made waves in early 2014. the touring act features live vocals and guitar, backed by a dj/producer, dawning a long-awaited return to authentic songwriting in dance music.
a musician on a mission, navid izadi has quickly risen from a san francisco club kid to buzzing new one to watch. rolling as a dj, singer and rapper (but rarely over rap beats), and producing music that effortlessly weaves between influences, his talents are being drafted in and championed by a range of industry heavyweights.
I WANNA SQUEEZE YOU (PILLOW TALK RMX) COLOURED 10 INCH
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one day while sharpening his hip-hop skills, the prince sets up shop in his favorite studio, an oversized king bed in a pile of synthesizers, drum machines and keyboards. an abundance of classic samples overflowing with soulful fills inspired baby prince to record one of his most sensitive vocal messages to date. an ideas man, baby prince struggled to get the mix right and tight. so lonely c swoops in, hits record and lays down the track in one clean shot. ooohwee! i want to squeeze you is born. the pillowtalk boys heard the new noise and accepted remix duties without question. their results, the phat philly remix, is a timeless house version with a powerful vocal addition from sammy d himself. lace up yer raving kicks.
boston beat boi tanner ross is finally back, with another embodiment of his signature take on future efunk. ranging from creamy nostalgic r&b featuring pillow talk, slow hands and jesse rennix to tripped out weirdness in collaboration with lonely c and 80s synthesis romance with jules born, the straight to the moon ep on double standard will take you from palm-fringed miami sands to deep outer space. across five originals (side a and b on pure white 10?) and two instrumentals, tanner ross once again casts his sonic spell with a master class in originality with support from select members of the wolf + lamb collective, having already made his artistic footprint on labels land no.19.
the inimitable voices of black return to gadi mizrahis double standard imprint with the first single from their forthcoming third album. fresh and funk-ridden atom bomb is an offbeat, distorted discoid jam given the special remix treatment from crew members no regular play and tanner ross.
rippling with slow-paced funk and with starry-eyed soul, double hill returns to gadi mizrahis vinyl only imprint double standard this time with fellow israeli and co-producer jerome c for the stellar >i need love ep<.
te next release on double standard is the sonic love child of deniz kurtel, guti and gadi mizrahi. conceived at the dawn of a new year inside the marcy hotel, brooklyn, the way i feel ep- is slow, instinctive mood music, beautiful in its simplicity. floating on a lazy groove, title track the way i feel- sounds like the haze of being in love. intimate, sexy and deep, the sultry voice of a lover caresses layers of spaced- out beats drifting through low-key piano notes, distorted and interlaced with the woozy bassline. flip over to the b-side and the vibe of -3am- is muddier and full of eerie, echoing keys and disembodied vocals. with a bassline raw and impulsive, -3am- is the late night counterpart to the early morning bliss of the a-side. fluid in motion, light traces of techno slowly filter though the loose percussive rolls in spontaneous unison. as an integral member of the wolf + lamb crew and one-time resident at the label-s creative source –the marcy, deniz kurtel has since evolved into one of house music-s most exciting producers, releasing her dazzling debut album on crosstown rebels earlier this year. dynamic argentinian producer guti is known for his grooving, latin-inspired techno on labels such as desolat and supplement facts but this ep-s trip into more languid territory is a pure expression of the accomplished jazz pianist-s affinity for experimentation. through his intuitive operations, wolf + lamb and double standard label boss gadi mizrahi has given a home to a variety of deeper sounds filtered through an alternative vision for house music. -the way i feel ep- is double standard at its unadulterated, sensual best.
gadi mizrahis double standard delivers more essential wax with the >covers ep< comprising versions of two quintessential records of our time. daft punks electronic pop sensation >around the world< and goddess of 80s soul sades >sweetest taboo< sculpted and sexually charged by benoit & sergio and slow hands
double standard is a beacon of quality that is quickly carving out a niche for friendly, accessible and striking music for listeners from all walks of life and kickstarting a new vinyl revolution. soul clap are the boston based duo who are steadily infecting the globe with a new strain of e-funk through releases on wolf + lamb, crosstown rebels, culprit and an assault on some of the best danceoors worldwide. gadi mizrahi is one half of the musical partnership wolf + lamb that has created a unique and much admired family of creative activity.
double standard second vinyl only delivery is the debut release from one half of no regular play, greg paulus, with a sumptuous selection of wholesome music. quickly building a reputation for well-made, somewhat obscure but always rewarding music, double standard introduces another member of the family in greg paulus. the five tracks on this vinyl only release are blended with a warm and natural touch, with gregs own vocals and live trumpet on each. aimed away from the dancefloor, this is music for relaxing, contemplating and inspiring. greg introduces his debut solo release with the rhythm and blues feel of title track >whats mine is yours<, before drifting through to the undulating tones of >part of me<, compete with a breakdown that cracks into dark rave synths before returning to its original blissful state.