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Music Review: patten - ?

patten ? [Warp; 2016] Rating: 4/5 I t was not too long ago that a certain brand of popular music staked a kind of exclusivity. It was one justified on the pretense of a sort of esotericism, but, really, its association was defined, predictably, by the finite reaches of normative typology of difference. Miscegenation was anathema: melodic sensibility too feminine, too vulgar; overt rhythm too black.
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