Street Halo

Album Review of Street Halo by Burial.

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Street Halo

Burial

Street Halo by Burial

Release Date: Mar 28, 2011
Record label: Hyperdub
Genre(s): Electronic, Club/Dance

80 Music Critic Score
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Street Halo - Very Good, Based on 2 Critics

Pitchfork - 80
Based on rating 8.0/10
80

Burial puts out music seldom enough that when he does, it's an event. It's a scarcity thing: Instead of flooding the market with music, he keeps fans wanting, and he and the labels he works with know how to capitalize on that desire. A limited, vinyl-only collaboration with Thom Yorke and Four Tet, on the latter's Text Records, was released with only a week's advance notice and sold out in no time.

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PopMatters - 80
Based on rating 8/10
80

You’d have to be a really staunch emotion-denialist to not be moved by Burial’s music. While it’s a kinetic criss-cross of what we used to call two-step and what we probably need to stop calling dubstep, it shares very little with club music’s characteristic gurning embrace. It’s not meant for you to shake your body. Instead, Burial wants to move something a bit deeper.

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