Elements: Chill Wave

Barbour Classic Beaufort jacket / $399 / Orvis Oliver Spencer Cable knit cardigan / $270 / End Clothing Timberland Gore-Tex 7-eyelet chukka boot / $190 / David Z Fred Perry toggle shawl collar sweater…

XLR8R's Favorite Releases of 2010, Part Two

Without further ado, we finish the year-end list making and give you our top 15 favorite releases from 2010. (Also, if you missed part one, check that out right here.) 15. Altered Natives Tenement Yar…

XLR8R's Favorite Releases of 2010, Part One

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 v…

Bubblin': Subeena

Who: Subeena Where: London, UK Sabina Plamenova has spent time in Turin and Berlin, but her music is unmistakably London, both in the sense that it’s rooted in dubstep, and also because its mult…

XLR8R's Favorite Tracks of 2010, Part Two

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 cent…

XLR8R's Favorite Tracks of 2010, Part One

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 expec…

Part Two of XLR8R's Year-End Elements Wrap-Up

A look at fashion trends for the year’s end, compiled by resident style guy Andrew Porter. Check back next week for the year’s best albums and tunes. Barbour Waxed cotton coats hit it big …

XLR8R's 10 Best Videos of 2010

We’ll be the first to say it: 2010 was not the best year for music videos. It seemed the overarching theme throughout the clips bubbling up this year was the re-appropriation of old footage, edi…

10 Best XLR8R Podcasts of 2010

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 lo…

Check Out Our 2010 Elements Wrap-Up

For the year’s end, we had Elements compiler Andrew Porter create a must-have list of gear for 2010. Check back later in the week for his men’s and women’s style features. Muji Passp…

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