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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Odds and Ends, Part 2

XLR8R’s Best of 2014 series kicked off exactly three weeks ago, and since then, we’ve toured through quite the collection of year-end rundowns. Today, we’ve arrived at the final chapter, …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Odds and Ends, Part 1

Over the past few weeks, we’ve gradually unveiled the various facets of our Best of 2014 coverage, and while it might seem like we’ve covered just about every aspect of …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Readers Poll

For the past several weeks, our Best of 2014 series has dominated the headlines on XLR8R. Up to this point, most of the selections have been made by our editorial …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Labels

After devoting most our our attention to artists, releases, and tracks over the past few weeks, today’s edition of our ongoing Best of 2014 series is all about record labels. …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: New Artists

Believe it or not, our Best of 2014 series still has a few chapters left, and today’s installment looks back at the year’s best new artists. Granted, XLR8R is a …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Releases (15 - 1)

Yesterday, we continued our mammoth Best of 2014 series by kicking off our annual rundown of our favorite releases from the year gone by. Putting this list together was no …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Releases (30 - 16)

Although it’s hard to deny that electronic music is still a genre where single tracks are dominant, that doesn’t mean there’s no room for long-form releases. In 2014, it felt …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Gear

Here at XLR8R, we often find that our readers have as much passion for the music they love as they do for learning about the tools and techniques behind it, …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Tracks (25 - 1)

Yesterday’s installment of our ongoing Best of 2014 series kicked off our countdown of the 50 best tracks of the year, so it only follows that today’s chapter would take …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Tracks (50 - 26)

Our Best of 2014 onslaught still has a ways to go, but it’s quite possible that we’ve already arrived at the most anticipated installment of the series. After all, the …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Podcasts

When people talk about XLR8R, there’s a good chance that our podcast series is going to be part of the conversation. Simply put, it’s one of our calling cards, which …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Features

After kicking off our Best of 2014 coverage with a countdown of the most popular tracks from our Downloads section, we’re now ready to jump into second week of our …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Top Downloads (25 - 1)

The first week of our Best of 2014 coverage wraps up today with the final installment of the Top 100 Downloads countdown. Out of the hundreds of songs featured in …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Top Downloads (50 - 26)

Today, we officially enter the second half of our Top Downloads countdown. Just about equally populated by remixes as it is original tracks, this next batch of 25 songs includes …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Top Downloads (75 - 51)

After launching our Best of 2014 coverage yesterday with the first installment of our Top Downloads countdown, the next batch of 25 songs has now arrived. Including choice cuts from …

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XLR8R's Best of 2014: Top Downloads (100 - 76)

Over the past 11 months, every single weekday (save for a few holidays, of course) has seen XLR8R post a new array of free MP3s in our Downloads section. While …

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Real Talk: Dro Carey on His Struggles with Mental Illness, His 2012 Tour Cancellation, and Where He's at Now

‘Real Talk’ is a series of artist-penned essays that appears on XLR8R from time to time. Our latest installment comes from Australian producer Dro Carey (a.k.a. Eugene Ward), who also …

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XLR8R's Top 20 Downloads of November

Serving as the final full month for our Downloads section in 2014, November again brought a slew of free tracks to the pages of XLR8R. Though sprinkled with a handful …

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