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Kieran Hebden, aka Four Tet, is all about collaboration, so it’s not a surprise that he teamed with shadowy English dubstep crossover Burial, aka William Bevan. The results, “Moth” and “Wolf Cub,” arrive in a black sleeve and pressed onto a slab of 12″ vinyl with a black label. The lack of information’s a nice touch in this day and age of over-information, so in that spirit, it feels right to let you jump right into the sounds: “Moth” finds Reichian Gamelan giving way to wooden percussion and subtle background pitch/vocal smears, with an echoing spaciousness that remains throughout. “Wolf Cub” digs into a deeper, stutter-stopping, chiming/ringing/thumping club zone. Both are super mellow: A thoroughly enjoyable mind-meld bearing the fingerprints of both makers, but that also manages to lead them someplace new.

“Moth”

“Wolf Cub”

(Via GvsB)

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Comments (9)
  1. Burg  |   Posted on May 4th, 2009 0

    Thanks for postig this! I’ve been anxiously awaiting anything Burial

  2. Emphasize the Flaws  |   Posted on May 4th, 2009 0

    Some wild new strawberry beats instead of Terminator…reapply textures into 2 and a half minute avant and or pop songs on under 30 min albums…

  3. Tropic of ...  |   Posted on May 4th, 2009 0

    Eno’s porch in the summer stuff…Dots and Loops.

  4. this is a great mix of styles! glad to hear Burial hitting out in ’09. hopeful he’ll throw down DJ Kicks or a new LP

  5. dru  |   Posted on May 4th, 2009 0

    both songs are superb!

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