Stream Lee Bannon’s ‘Pattern Of Excel’ LP

blame it on Patrick Glynn July 9, 2015

Pro Era affiliate and longtime friend of the DopeHouse, Lee Bannon‘s Pattern of Excel is set to release Friday through Ninja Tune, but thanks to the folks at the Wall Street Journal, we get an early stream of the 15-track album.

Some of the highlights in Bannon’s growing discography include Joey Bada$$’s “Hilary $wank” and Mick Jenkins’ “Alchemy,” which is the first single off the Chicago emcee’s upcoming project.

Along with the stream of the album, we got a video combing the album’s 11th and 12th songs, “DAW in the Sky for Pigs” and “Disney Girls.” The visual follows a woman around New York City from the time she wakes up until the end of her late night. It’s an ominous-turned-peaceful vibe, with the first song sounding like it belongs in behind the credits of a Hitchcock film.

“I wanted to show bit of range on this one, to push myself and show fans I can take them to other places than they have come to expect from me,” Bannon told WSJ. “It gives a bright glimpse of the future and has elements of the past in its texture. It felt complete.”

This is the last album from Bannon under his usual name. After this, he will go by “¬ b.”

Stream Pattern of Excel and watch the video below, and pre-order the album on iTunes.