Makeness - Loud Patterns

Song of the Day
Today’s song, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is “Loud Patterns” by Makeness, a single available via Secretly Canadian.
By Stuart Berman

On his debut single for Secretly Canadian, Scottish producer Kyle Molleson -- a.k.a. Makeness -- proves himself a master at the art of misdirection. “Loud Patterns” is a shape-shifting beast that nonetheless never loses sight of its mission as a dark, driving electronic-rock song.

A pounding 4/4 pulse initially thrusts you into peak hour at a strobe-lit Berlin techno club, but then Molleson begins messing with the momentum, like a DJ momentarily pulling the record back and releasing it. A mechanistic drum beat cuts through the dry ice to reveal a soulfully smeared melody that suggests a darkwave James Blake, but the ominous noise squeals in the background soon fortify into gnarly, fuzzed-out guitar riffs that infuse the track with industrialized aggression. As its title suggests, “Loud Patterns” is a striking collision of contrasting elements that deviously distorts our sense of perception.

You can follow Makeness on Facebook and watch the animated video for "Loud Patterns" below.

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