Thursday, October 9 2014
These top 20 records of the '00s feature some familiar faces, but also several that, over time, have grown more fondly in memory.
Monday, December 10 2012
2012 was another year of innovation and diversity in electronic music, but with the same artist as last year at the top of the heap after all was said and done.
Sunday, September 7 2008
Burial's recent revelation would appear to change nothing, but strangely enough it may just affect how we listen to his music.
Tuesday, January 22 2008
PopMatters' annual tradition of offering up its Slipped Discs picks continues with the biggest installment to date. These are the albums our writers just loved, but missed our enormous top 60 albums list late last year.
Sunday, December 9 2007
As electronic music's edges bleed out all over the genre map, some sounds have been resurrected, others minimally revised, but the sum total shows a genre that, diffuse identity or not, continues to exert its pull on rock, pop, and the dancefloor.
Wednesday, May 1 2013
His is a vision of a haunted chill out room where the only dancers are shadows with indiscernible sources.
Thursday, April 14 2011
Street Halo presents an even more compromised, even more ambiguous, Burial than before. Existing outside of hi-fi, lo-fi, and ghettoising genre divides, his is a shattered appeal and it's difficult not to get sucked in.
Monday, June 1 2009
On the surface, Four Tet and Burial don't seem to have much in common. That's precisely what makes this enigmatic 12" single so rewarding.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
The idea isn’t to approach Untrue as a dubstep record, but as a record, period. This should be true for all music, but Untrue isn’t like all other music.
Sunday, January 7 2007
Not just for British underground dance enthusiasts, Burial's album brings dubstep to a wider audience using the tried and true combination of melancholy and nostalgia -- and that bass.
Thursday, December 12 2013
Ever since 2006's universally acclaimed LP Untrue, low-profile UK producer Burial has contented himself with releasing a string of singles and EPs, both solo and collaborative with the likes of Four Tet and Massive Attack.
Wednesday, January 18 2012
PopMatters's Corey Beasley can't knit you a blanket, but he can do the next best thing: here are five classic wintertime records to help you through the big chill.
Thursday, December 10 2009
We've unveiled our 50 best singles of the year, but that's not really a lot of songs. So, here are others bubbling just under that 50 mark.