William Emmanuel Bevan, known by his recording alias Burial, is an electronic recording artist from South London. Bevan was the first artist signed to Kode9's electronic label Hyperdub, and initially remained anonymous behind his pseudonym. Drawing inspiration from 90's UK rave music and pirate radio culture, he released his eponymous debut album in 2006, for which he won widespread acclaim, including the album of the year award by The Wire. Burial's second album, Untrue, was released to critical acclaim in 2007. In 2008, Bevan's identity was revealed by The Independent. In recent years, he has gone on to collaborate with artists such as Four Tet, Massive Attack, and Thom Yorke in addition to having released a series of acclaimed long-form EPs.