Detroit meet dubstep: dubstep, meet Detroit. Kyle Hall knocks down barriers on this release, bringing his free-flowing, insouciant production style to the UK bass music scene. After dropping a remix of Darkstar's "Aidy's Girl Is A Computer" in 2009, Hyperdub boss Kode9 called on Hall's precocious talents for a solo release on the imprint.<br><br>
His brief production career has so far encompassed house, techno, jazz and now dubstep, although such parameters are fairly meaningless to a young producer for whom the internet, analogue equipment, high tech kit and software programming are all part of one wonderful, disjointed bundle for making and consuming music.<br><br>
"Kaychunk" features soft melodic synths floating over the top of a schizophrenic drum pattern, while vocal snippets help give the track some structure. B-side "You Know What I Feel" is very much in the Floating Points school of dubstep, meandering gently along with no obvious destination - but of course the destination hardly matters, because the ride itself is so damn fun.<br><br>
Make no mistake, Hall is a prodigious talent and with releases slated for labels as diverse and forward-thinking as Carl Craig's Planet E, Sheffield's iconic Warp and Instra:mental’s Non Plus, it's already obvious that the serious players are taking notice.
Ennio Styles, Kev Beadle, Red Rack'em/Hot Coins, Ka§par, Spacewalker (Balance), Photonz, Roman Filippov, Yossi Amoyal (Sushitech), Ksoul, The Clover, Quarion, Mary Ann Hobbs, LadyBugz, Jazz Neversleeps, Gilles Peterson, Whare (Tjumy Records), Jolka, On-Point Records, Kyle Hall
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