You knew it was coming: XLR8R's picks for the best records of 2010. We've split our list into two parts, the first of which we present today, spanning 25 ranked LPs or EPs, with a bit of verbiage about why we love each record included. At the top of this entry, we've also tacked on a small selection of Honorable Mentions from our editorial staff's personal faves. Check in tomorrow for the final piece of year-end coverage, and our favorite 15 releases from 2010. … Read more »
And here it is... XLR8R's top 20 tracks of 2010. Is there much else to say, except maybe "let the hating begin"? We've even attached our editorial team's own two cents to the top 10 tunes, just to give you internet commenters some ammo to work with. Check out the bottom half of the list (numbers 21-40) here, and stay tuned for our favorite albums/EPs later this week.… Read more »
Much like yourself, surely, we listened to a whole hell of a lot of songs this year. And it's never easy to even make a short list of favorites, let alone rank them all, too. But would you expect anything less from us? Eff, no. Right? So, here's the bottom 20 of our 40 favorites tracks from 2010. We'll finish off the list tomorrow. Oh, the anticipation!… Read more »
This year's podcast section blew up like never before, and it's a testament to the power of the DJ, we suppose, who brings all the fanfare and flourishes of a hot night out to the banal locale of our desktop. Out of the 50+ mixes that premiered on our website over the year, the 10 below are not only the best executed, most unique, and wholly memorable (even controversial at times), but also the sets we personally keep returning to when in need of a solid DJ mix. Enjoy.… Read more »
Yep, it's that time again... but no, we're not going to wax rhapsodic about the year that was. We're simply going to let the music speak for itself, and ply you with XLR8R's most downloaded MP3s of 2010. Today's list just accounts for numbers 26-50, so check back tomorrow for the absolute top 25. Without further ado... … Read more »
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