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Rival Dealer


Rival Dealer

Latest ep from producer William Bevan, dealing in his trademark atmospheric dub-edged techno, garage and dark house

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  1. 10.0 |   Pretty Much Amazing

    Burial’s EPs have increasingly felt less like stopgaps and more like the final product, the real deal. Rival Dealer is only three tracks long but it’s as rich as many LPs
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  2. 9.0 |   Pitchfork

    Has some of the most immediate music from the Burial project, but it's worth noting that this is also a noisy, dissonant work
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  3. 9.0 |   NME

    His sound is transformed, yet makes sense within his musical references. Remarkable
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  4. 8.6 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    An important piece of work, a genuinely astounding and jaw-dropping release that deserves every pair of ears it can find
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  5. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    The uneven narrative of Rival Dealer itself mimics the tumult of teenhood, and leaves you reeling
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  6. 8.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Wintry sonic atmospheres, a motley chorus of voices, and a life-affirming message of salvation — intentionally or not, Burial might have just released the best Christmas album of the year
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  7. 8.0 |   All Music

    This is easily the producer's most emotional and story-like output
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  8. 8.0 |   DIY

    'Rival Dealer' questions everything that we thought Burial was, just when we all thought we had him figured out
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  9. 8.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Burial has always carved love stories from the shadows. On Rival Dealer, he blasts light onto the heavy struggle toward self-love
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  10. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    There's a heart beating in Burial’s out-of-body sound, and Rival Dealer plays like an ashy memorial to a beat that lives on
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