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The 12 Days of Christmas, Day 2

XLR8R's Andrew Smith adds the most glorious Eye of the Hawk beer to his Christmas wish list.

Step aside Belgium, there's a brewery in good old California that'll kick your ass up and down the sidewalk. Mendocino Brewing Company makes the wickedest bad-boy beer in all of the place, by the name Eye of the Hawk.

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  • 12/01/2006

Make Your Own Video For The Quiet Life

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  • 12/01/2006

Flacana 05

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  • 11/30/2006

Stones Throw: Still Celebrating 10 Years

Stones Throw was formed in the Bay Area in 1996 by Chris Manak (a.k.a. Peanut Butter Wolf) with the aim of creating a label by DJs and for DJs. Debut albums soon followed from Rasco, Lootpack, and Manak himself, as well as the first collaboration between PBW and Madlib.

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  • 11/30/2006

Ellen Allien On The Top Ten Of 2006

BPitch control boss Ellen Allien, one of undisputed leaders responsible for bringing German techno to the rest of the world, shares her take on the year's best singles.

1. Thom Yorke Eraser XL
2. Shinadoe Different Faces 100 % Pure
3. Sascha Funke In Between Days BPC



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  • 11/30/2006

The 12 Days of Christmas, Day 1

XLR8R's Ken Taylor wants to add the Kids In The Hall DVD Megaset to his holiday wish list.

Hey folks, we deserve Christmas (or Hanukkah) presents, too. So peep our 12 Days of Christmas special for the next, um, 12 days, and see what the XLR8R staff is asking Santa for this year.

Today, add a slice of Canadiana to your shopping list with this DVD series of the original Kids, back with all their snarkiness in full force.


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  • 11/30/2006

Music Compilations: The Next Generation

It seems Michigan-based Ghostly International can't get enough of collaborations these days. Most recently the label teamed up with Creative Commons and a little magazine called XLR8R for the Christopher Willits Remix Contest. Now, the boys at Ghostly are working with SoHo botique Moss for a first-of-its-kind music compilation.

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  • 11/30/2006

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