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Standstill featuring Gavin Hardkiss

Born of a dream, preserved thanks to a mumbled demo tape and finished off in an unlikely collaboration, Colour and Pitch is proud to present "Standstill," the new single from Sumsuch and Gavin Hardkiss. Quirky, melodic and lusciously soulful, "Standstill" was conceived when producer and Colour & Pitch owner Will Sumsuch woke up with the melody and chords running through his mind. "Rather than waiting for the synths to warm up, I simply hummed them all into a mic," he says. "The track came together behind them quickly - just two hours. That's fast - probably faster than I've ever managed to in the past." The final recording retains this homemade, spontaneous feeling, with uplifting lyrics soaring from a hypnotic, immobile hum. Those lyrics are delivered with characteristic passion and optimism by Gavin Hardkiss, who was curious to hear the rough demo and then inspired by the melodies to deliver his vocals on the fly. "Needl

BBE 20th Anniversary Mix #2 : Sumsuch

My special 20th Anniversary Mix for BBE Music is now available to buy and stream in mixed and unmixed versions, featuring Carl Craig, Boddhi Satva, Osunlade and a couple of brand new tracks from me: BUY / STREAM THE ALBUM More information below: 'Celebrating 20 years of Barely Breaking even, independent UK record label presents a series of exclusive DJ mixes to mark the occasion. Available in both mixed and unmixed formats, the series includes a stellar lineup of DJs, selecting their personal favourites and obscure gems from BBE's bounty of classic titles. One half of Mega Jawns, owner of Deep House label Colour and Pitch and contributing editor for 5 Magazine Chicago (not to mention part-time BBE helper), Will Sumsuch supplies a soulful, house-centric selection for the label's 20th birthday. Featuring back catalogue treats from Ty, Black Coffee and George Levin as well as recent titles from Sacha Vee and Boddhi Satva, Will's mix also includes one exclusive