Scottish producer and vocalist Kyle Molleson AKA Makeness has blurred the lines between avant garde experimental songwriting and plain old four-to-the-floor dance music. Following the release of a couple humble EPs, Makeness just introduced the world to his biggest undertaking yet, the eleven-track full-length Loud Patterns. True to the album’s name, most of the compositions hearken back to the Detroit and Chicago techno and house scenes by incorporating elements from a wide array of genres ranging from acid house to minimalist to noise. In support of the Loud Patterns release last Friday, Makeness kicks off an international tour beginning in the United States next week performing over a dozen dates alongside like-minded synth masters Unknown Mortal Orchestra.
Some of the more mellow selections from Loud Patterns showcase Molleson’s vocals at the forefront, including the lead single that features London-based Babeheaven singer Nancy Andersen – “Who Am I to Follow Love”.
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