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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Readers Poll

All month long, we here at XLR8R have been indulging in our usual round of end-of-the-year fun, turning out list after list detailing what we think is the Best of …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Releases (15 - 1)

At this point, it’s safe to assume that the majority of XLR8R readers know the drill. For the past three weeks, we’ve been cobbling together lists of what we consider …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Releases (30 - 16)

Over the past three weeks, XLR8R has dedicated itself to highlighting the Best of 2013, a process that has spawned a whole lot of year-end lists. And while we’re likely …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Disappointing Releases

For the past few weeks, XLR8R has devoted itself to highlighting the Best of 2013, and although we’re not done yet—our favorite releases of the year will be posted on …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Gear

The Gear section has quickly become one of the most popular parts of XLR8R, and we like to think that’s because many of our readers are as interested in the …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: New Artists

We’ve officially passed the halfway point of December, and while the end of the year is right around the corner, there is still time for us here at XLR8R to …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Tracks (25 - 1)

Yesterday, we kicked XLR8R’s Best of 2013 coverage into high gear with a list containing the first half of our favorite tracks of the year. Now, we’re rounding out the …

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Press Play: J Dilla, Kevin Saunderson, Erol Alkan, Slugabed, and More

Maybe it’s because of the impending holidays, but the selections in this week’s Press Play are a touch more esoteric than usual. But the best part of this ongoing feature …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Tracks (50 - 26)

As much as we’d like to think that all of our Best of 2013 content is equally important, we do realize that a few of our lists are going to …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Labels

Up to this point, the entirety of our Best of 2013 content has been focused on material that has popped up here on XLR8R throughout the year. However, starting today, …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Podcasts

Of all the content that gets posted on XLR8R each week, there’s little question that our podcast series is the thing that usually gets people the most excited. Even as …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Features

Last week, XLR8R kicked off its Best of 2013 content by offering up a list of the year’s most popular tunes from our Downloads section. Without question, the free downloads …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Top Downloads (20 - 1)

The first week of our Best of 2013 coverage wraps up today, and brings with it the 20 most popular downloads featured on XLR8R this year. Out of roughly 1,000 …

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Press Play: Daft Punk, Madlib, Com Truise, Fantastic Mr Fox, and More

With 2013 about to come to a close, it’s kind of surprising how many great sights and sounds have popped up on our radar amidst the hustle and bustle of …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Top Downloads (40 - 21)

Today brings the second to last installment of XLR8R’s Top 100 Downloads of 2013 (the first three can be found here, here, and here, respectively), which takes us through track …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Top Downloads (60 - 41)

As we continue our countdown through the 100 most popular downloads to hit XLR8R during 2013, the numbers keep getting smaller and the names keep getting bigger. The first two …

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Hi-Five - Snoop Dogg Selects His Five Favorite Dam-Funk Tunes and Dam-Funk Selects His Five Favorite Snoop Tracks

Although the coming together of G-funk mastermind Dam-Funk and legendary West Coast MC Snoop Dogg is the sort of collaboration that makes perfect sense, we never actually thought it would …

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XLR8R's Best of 2013: Top Downloads (80 - 61)

XLR8R’s annual Best of the Year coverage got off to a solid start yesterday with the first batch of tunes lifted from the 100 most popular downloads we posted throughout …

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