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XLR8R's Top 20 MP3s of February

After rounding up the data, we’ve come to the conclusion that February was a nice month for melodic techno and electro-style remixes, not to mention a good preview of several releases—from the likes of Gui Boratto, The Whip, and Buraka Som Sistema, among others—just about ready to see the record store shelves.

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And without further ado, February's most popular 20 MP3s on XLR8R.com:

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  • 03/02/2009

Daedelus Preps First Release for New Label

Albums sales keep dropping and everyone knows it's hard to make a living off releasing music, but if you're a glass half full kind of person, a new project from Daedelus and friends might brighten the morning.

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  • 03/02/2009

Mule Musiq Talks New Compilation

Since its inception, Mule Musiq has released work from an international sampling of artists, from London-based producers Mock & Toof to U.S.-born Terre Thaemlitz and even Norway’s disco king, Prins Thomas. But half a decade later, the Tokyo, Japan-based label is examining what’s within the borders of its own homeland for its latest project.

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  • 02/27/2009

When I Grow Up

Karin Dreijer Andersson has unleashed another Fever Ray video, to accompany her forthcoming single, "When I Grow Up," out March 31. As with the last visual endeavor, this one is full of minor chord progressions and ominous symbolism.

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  • 02/27/2009

The Return of Themselves

Adam "Doseone" Drucker and Jeffrey "Jel" Logan ended a six-year-long silence this week by announcing the return of Themselves, the pair's production/rap project from which we've not seen a release since 2003's The No Music.

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  • 02/26/2009

The Field Announces New Album

Axel Willner's debut full-length under his guise The Field garnered words like "brilliant" and "beautiful" when it was released in 2007, and the pop-infused techno on From Here We Go Sublime found a fitting home at Kompakt Records.

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  • 02/26/2009

FINALE Becomes a Mario Brother

We briefly mentioned Detroit rapper FINALE's forthcoming debut album, A Pipe Dream & a Promise, a couple weeks ago, touching on the fact that Interdependent Media has created a Super Mario Bros.-themed videogame to go along with the release. More information on the game has surfaced this week, along with the actual player, so those wishing to revisit 1985 can do so now.

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  • 02/26/2009

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