A sonic representation of a rain-soaked South London, Burial's self-titled début album was released to critical acclaim in 2006.
Burial chose to keep his identity hidden, in keeping with his affinity for the anonymous culture of pirate radio, white label bootlegs and illegal raves.
Things took a turn for the bizarre last year after his follow-up release, Untrue, was nominated for a Mercury Prize. Inevitably, UK tabloid The Sun was uncomfortable with his secret and launched a campaign to have it revealed.
Burial eventually outed himself via his MySpace page as William Bevan, an alumnus of South London's star factory Elliott School. Other alumni include Hot Chip's Joe Goddard and Burial collaborator, Kieran (Four Tet) Hebden.
Burial's sound is a distinctive one. Those fancying a go at replicating it should head to our cunningly-titled tutorial, How to make a Burial-style beat. End plug.
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Bass: The clue is in the name for the first two ingredients required for dubstep - 2-step rhythms and drum sounds, with plenty of dub production style and offbeat groove. The third - and most important for many - ingredient is bass. Gut-shaking, speaker-busting bass.