Diversity in his sound, above all else, is what Kyle Hall stressed to us when we spoke for his Gen F in FADER 64. Growing up in a musical family—from jazz to house—Hall began playing music in school and in his basement, learning the ins and outs of any genre with a backing beat. We were first drawn to the dewy swing of “I but then he sent us a swath of hip hop tracks, proclaiming his love for both J Dilla and Soulja Boy. And towards the end of our conversation, he brought up a newfound interest in dubstep. Turns out, that interest was mutual. “Kaychunk” is Hall’s first release on Hyperdub, a quick churning number with a woodblock metronome for steadiness, apparently his Detroit touch on UK dance’s crack snare obsession. Hey Kyle, if we can make a young producer suggestion, can you and Droop-E become friends?
Stream: Kyle Hall, “Kaychunk”