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XLR8R's 10 Best TV Episodes of 2008

It wouldn't be a proper round up of 2008 without a look at XLR8R TV, so we sent the previously mentioned data elves out to dig up our readers' favorite episodes of last year—and received some pleasantly surprising results that included The Glitch Mob, Flying Lotus, Kon & Amir, Heidi, and others. But enough banter. Our 10 most popular episodes of 2008 are all here, for your watching convenience.

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  • 01/12/2009

Amon Tobin and Doubleclick Collaborate

There's a new production duo in town. Amon Tobin and Joe "Doubleclick" Chapman have joined forces under the Two Fingers moniker and have some music to send to the masses in the form of a self-titled debut album.

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  • 01/12/2009

Jerk It

Baltimore meets the '80s on Thunderheist's Jerk It EP, which has been garnering the Toronto-based duo much attention lately. The pair recently signed to Big Dada, and they've also released this video for the EP's title track. Appropriately, it features tanned and toned ladies decked out in chains and spandex and dancing to the beat. The chicken that shows up is a little more inexplicable. Read more » 

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  • 01/12/2009

Stream the New Friendly Foes

Friendly Foes' debut album, Born Radical will hit stores worldwide tomorrow, but for the truly impatient (this is the ADD generation, after all), Gangplank has put the full album up for streaming. Read more » 

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  • 01/12/2009

Top 10: Faunts, Luomo, Devin the Dude

Faunts
Feel.Love.Thinking.Of
Friendly Fire
Release Date: February 13

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Spectral Sound Releases Label Comp

After eight years of banging out one dancefloor-shattering release after the next, Ann Arbor, MI-based imprint. Spectral Sound has prepped a second label compilation for fans.

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  • 01/09/2009

Girl Talk Plans Tour Dates

After releasing a new album, Feed the Animals, touring relentlessly, and reportedly winning $600 in a blackjack game in Las Vegas, you'd think Girl Talk would be ready for a bit of R&R in 2009. Not so. The man born Gregg Gillis will instead begin his year with a fresh batch of performance dates that start tonight in Omaha and will continue throughout the rest of winter. Read more » 

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  • 01/09/2009

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