Chatterbox: Lone

We’d like to introduce you to another new XLR8R feature, called Chatterbox. Seeing as how online communications such as AIM, Skype, and the like are basically commonplace in everyday life, we th…

Deep Inside: Actress 'R.I.P.'

Today, we present the first installment of our new feature series, Deep Inside. We intend to use this space as a forum to expound upon the themes and sounds of releases deemed important by the XLR8R s…

Bubblin' Up: Helix

“Did you hear what he said? He asked what the music scene is like [in Savannah].” Helix (a.k.a. Beau Thigpen) is already chuckling, but once he throws out the question to his friends—sever…

XLR8R's Top 20 Downloads of March

You guys should consider yourselves lucky that April 1 fell on a Sunday this year. We’ve got quite a soft spot for using April Fool’s Day as an excuse to play pranks on XLR8R’s reade…

Bubblin' Up: Disclosure

The rise of London duo Disclosure is the kind of story that makes music journalists salivate. First off, its two producers are brothers—a relationship which has become increasingly uncommon in the cur…

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