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Saturday March 6th, 2021 with Jas Nasty
Burial special

Wander through Burial's discography of deconstructed dance music... /// Burial's debut to the world was presented by Hyperdub label don Steve Goodman aka Kode 9 ( on Mary Anne Hobbs' iconic radio show The Breezeblock on BBC1 04/2006 I was thankful to be able to open for Kode9 just after, on 13/5/2006 at Zoobizarre in MTL for Ghislain Poirier's night 'Bounce Le Gros'. It remains one of the highlights of my DJ life!
'Burial' is the debut studio album by London electronic producer Burial, (who despite all attempts at remaining anoynymous, is now revealed to be William Emmanuel Bevan), was released in 2006 on Kode9's Hyperdub label. The album's sound features a dark, emotive take on UK rave music including 2-step, jungle, and UK garage. As Burial describes the recording process in an interview, he said that he "didn't use a sequencer, because if his drums were timed too perfectly, they would "lose something" and "sound rubbish". Crackles of pirate radio and vinyl, as well as actual recordings of rain and fire, are present on the album, as well as vocal samples that have been described as ghostly.
Burial - Burial - Hyperdub 2006
Distant Lights
Burial - Burial - Hyperdub 2006
Southern Comfort
Burial - Burial - Hyperdub 2006
Burial - Burial - Hyperdub 2006
'Gutted' includes the classic vocal sample of Forest Whitaker declaring, "me and him, we're from different, ancient tribes ... now we're both almost extinct ... sometimes ... you gotta stick with the ancients ways... old school ways... I know you understand me." from the film "Ghost Dog"

RIP Spaceape - one of the most incredible voices I have ever heard. Stephen Samuel Gordon, known as The Spaceape, was a British poet and MC. He is known for his work on the Hyperdub label, and in particular for his frequent collaborations with labelmate Kode9. According to Pitchfork, "[the] Spaceape lent his ten-ton doomsayer croak to dozens of definitive works of music and was positioned as the Linton Kwesi Johnson of the post-7/7, surveillance-state UK." He died on 2 October 2014 at the age of 44, following a battle with cancer.
Burial - Burial - Hyperdub 2006
Burial - Burial - Hyperdub 2006
Burial - Burial - Hyperdub 2006
Now selections from Untrue, Burial's second studio album, released in Nov. 2007. Untrue builds on the sound established by Burial in previous work, drawing on influences from UK garage, ambient, and hardcore music.
Near Dark
Burial - Untrue - Hyperdub 2007
Burial - Untrue - Hyperdub 2007
Etched Headplate
Burial - Untrue - Hyperdub 2007
Burial - Untrue - Hyperdub 2007
Now an assortment of Burial's 12" singles and releases, not necessarily in chronological order ~ I have almost all of his releases so this was a challenge to pare down... maybe a part 2 special someday
Burial - Truant/ Rough Sleeper 12" - Hyperdub 2012
Burial - Young Death/ Nightmarket 12" - Hyperdub 2016
Nite Train
Burial - South London Boroughs EP - Hyperdub 2005
South London Boroughs
Burial - South London Boroughs EP - Hyperdub 2005
Burial - Rodent 12" - Hyperdub 2017
Rival Dealer
Burial - Rival Dealer EP - Hyperdub 2013
Burial - Kindred EP - Hyperdub 2012
Street Halo
Burial - Street Halo EP - Hyperdub 2011
Burial - Street Halo EP - Hyperdub 2011
Burial - single - Hyperdub 2020
Burial's latest release, the digital single Chemz, came out Dec. 21 2020, and the Chemz / Dolphinz 12" as well as the digital track Dolphinz is due to be released May 2021 and I will play it on Heavy Friends after that time.
* Bonus track for online archive only *
Rough Sleeper
Burial - Truant/ Rough Sleeper 12" - Hyperdub 2012
Interactive CKCU
Jas Nasty (host)
Hey Heavy Listeners... heavy show with heavy sounds on your Saturday night! I have been listening to Burial alot on my solo headphone walks through dark empty streets...

8:06 PM, March 6th, 2021
Heavy Ben
I don't always listen to dubstep but when I do I listen to Burial

8:18 PM, March 6th, 2021
Jas Nasty (host)
Haha nice one Ben. Definitely. When I first heard Burial I was like.... finally! Probably my favorite producer, still, for 15 years now! Feeling like I finally made a Lady Mary/ Heavy Ben quality themed show with major footnotes...

8:19 PM, March 6th, 2021
Jas Nasty (host)
Has anyone seen Ghost Dog? I need to rewatch.

8:20 PM, March 6th, 2021
Elorious Cain
It is really great that you are featuring Burial! They are so amazing.

8:33 PM, March 6th, 2021
Jas Nasty (host)
Oh wow, thank you for popping in Elorious, and for sure! I know you have played some on your show a few times too which I appreciated :) Have a good night, and take care

8:38 PM, March 6th, 2021
Jas Nasty (host)
A few times Elorius has played Burial on The Groove; Saturday March 22nd, 2014 with ELORIOUS CAIN BASS bouncing all over your brain!!(DUBSTEP/GRIME) Saturday June 25th, 2016 with ELORIOUS CAIN an involutory injection of foreign endorphiins Saturday July 28th, 2018 with Elorious Cain increasingly uncertain times Saturday November 28th, 2020 with Elorious Cain Fear is in the mind. In reality it doesn't exist!

8:43 PM, March 6th, 2021
Jas Nasty (host)
Search function on ckcu website always fun

8:44 PM, March 6th, 2021
Perfect tunes for a winter night!

9:02 PM, March 6th, 2021
Johnny Loan

9:07 PM, March 6th, 2021
Jas Nasty (host)
Aw yea Lina and Johnny, so glad you are tuned in!!

9:46 PM, March 6th, 2021
Jas Nasty (host)
Thank you listeners and future archive listeners!

10:00 PM, March 6th, 2021
ZZombie musik!!!

5:27 AM, March 9th, 2021
T. Layton , Montreal
Burial is the bomb,

10:03 AM, March 9th, 2021
B. Sample
Maybe the Burial music is one producer yet there are vocalists also. It is the ultimate Witch House group. No?

6:26 AM, March 11th, 2021
thx 4 the BURIAL bath!!! Soakin' in pleasure ((:<))]

11:04 AM, March 12th, 2021
Jas Nasty
Thanks online listeners - curious where or how you found the link - this is getting a record amount of plays and I haven't sleuthed out where it was shared yet ???

3:13 PM, March 12th, 2021
LL Cool O
Great spotlight on this amazing artist. Heavy Friends are great for showcasing a spectrum of stuff I've never heard before.

8:19 AM, March 24th, 2021