Tunes 2011 to 2019

Burial - Tunes 2011 to 2019
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Burial's late-decade compilation in 2019 serves as an outstanding reflection of his overall output since his first two albums. While the structure and runtime of the comp is absurd, I managed to sink a ton of emotional energy and then some while developing a heavy fixation with all of the tracks here, regardless of length or style.

Now, ever since I was a kid, I had this deep infatuation with space. Like, I would just sneak away from my parents whenever I could at any time to run to the ... read more
Before listening to this album, there was a huge shortcoming I noticed: what the fuck were Hyperdub thinking when they put this thing together?! The tracks go backward in time rather than forward and worst of all, they put all of the ambient tracks, his least interesting works, on the very front of this compilation. The pacing of this already two-and-a-half hour project is already godawful because the first 38 minutes are packed with these and it would've been waaay better if they had just ... read more
Ambient pieces in the first half are pretty boring but around track 8 this shit gets GOINGGGG
Okay, so the long awaited followup to Burial's highly acclaimed Untrue may not quite top what he did 12 years ago, but from front to back this is a far more impressive and ambitious record, spanning 2 and a half hours and taking more than half an hour before you get to anything resembling his signature beats. No, this album is an entirely new animal, a compilation of the increasingly experimental and ambient works he's been putting out for the last 8 years that comes together in a shockingly ... read more
It's been more than a decade that the charismatic producer abstains from the album format, releasing obscure Ep's that retain the sonic adventure alive, but find difficulties in doing the same for the myth.
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Track List

  1. State Forest
  2. Beachfires
  3. Subtemple
  4. Young Death
  5. Night Market
  6. Hiders
  7. Come Down To Us
  8. Claustro
  9. Rival Dealer
  10. Kindred
  11. Loner
  12. Ashtray Wasp
  13. Rough Sleeper
  14. Truant
  15. Street Halo
  16. Stolen Dog
  17. NYC
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Added on: October 25, 2019