Saturday, July 17, 2010
Burial is a one-man dubstep project by Englishman Will Bevan. There isn't a whole lot known about him really, and he keeps himself pretty low key - so much so that Burial was an anonymous project until 2008, a full year after the release of second album Untrue. This kind of subdued and reclusive nature is reflected in the music, which is quite dark and eerily ambient. It's a very interesting style for electronic music; an emphasis on beats of course, but of a much more lo-fi aesthetic, and also a great deal of ambient melodies. The atmosphere he creates is biggest draw card for me though.
These are the two full lengths: