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THU Jul 18

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Skype Williams's Album Is Putting Straight Beats on Gay Hip Hop

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The pressure to conform to some "straight shit"  almost derailed Jackson’s music career. In his early twenties, when Interview Magazine requested a photo to accompany an interview about his music, “I was like, ‘I kind of can't do it because I'm gay,’" Jackson recalls, thinking about his family in Queens. Now, the DJ, producer, rapper, singer is back with a straight but gay album. We met up with the multidisciplinary to discuss being late...

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Beyond the Dance Floor with Megatronic

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Meet musician and activist Megane Quashie, a.k.a. Megatronic. Born and raised in London, now based in Dubai, she aims to celebrate the diversity of females within the Middle East with her organization Female First Sessions, while running an international career as a DJ, singer and performer. We sat down with her, before she DJs Le Bain, on Friday, July 19th.

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Your July Horoscope: The Most Intense Month This Year

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The Standard Spa, Miami Beach’s in-house astrologer, Lori Bell, did you a solid and laid out your month ahead. Thank her in person when you see her around the property and book an appointment to go deeper into your astrological chart (if you're not in Miami, she does readings via phone, too!). This month's biggest takeaways: July is the most intense month of the year thanks to two significant eclipses plus Mercury retrograde.

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The Vibes is Right with Leanne Wright

London-Standard Sounds

London’s underground music scene has a lot to thank Leanne Wright for. The music curator and artist-connector has been showcasing vibrant new and old musical discoveries across the radio waves since she arrived in London in 1991. Whether it’s imagining creative identities for the likes of Giles Peterson and Benji B or bringing her impeccable taste to life behind the counter at Honest Jon’s records, Leanne turns her hand expertly to most things in the musical world. Lucky for us, Leanne will bring her eclectic and worldwide selects to the newly opened Sounds Studio at The Standard, London this week with, Vibes is Right, alongside with her very special guest Steve Spacek.

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Top of The Standard Jumps Off to Lil’ Kim and 5 Drag Queens

New York-Standard Sounds

When Lil' Kim and 5 drag queens take over the stage at Top of The Standard, you know it's about to Jump Off. Watch the Queen Bee and Alaska Thunderfuck's legendary performances for Out Magazine's Pride party in full here...

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Stand Up As a community that celebrates interconnection and radical self-expression, The Standard set out to find inspiration and perspective to guide us all in these tumultuous times.

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Wear (and Drink) Orange with Us for Gun Violence Awareness Weekend

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Join us for Wear Orange in NY, LA, and Miami this weekend. 

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PHOTOS: Everytown x The Standard, High Line's Powerful Parkland 17 Installation

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A recap of the powerful March For Our Lives installation at The Standard, High Line. 

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