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  1. These Go To 11 Awards: Top Mixtapes

    All hail free music! There was a lot of quality material given away this year. Here’s 11 of our favorite mixtapes.

    January 1, 2012
  2. These Go To 11 Awards: Breakout Artists

    To conclude our coverage of everything next-level in 2011, these are the eleven most compelling “breakout” acts of the year.

    December 29, 2011
  3. The Weeknd: Echoes Of Silence

    As promised, The Weeknd released the final piece of the 2011 trilogy late last night. Echoes of Silence is nine tracks, including a genius cover of Michael Jackson’s “Dirty Diana” and production from Clams Casino.

    December 22, 2011
  4. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: Drake is back with superstar guests; Swedish electronic outfit Korallreven’s debut; Pterodactyl is noisy and bright; 31 years of R.E.M.; A synth-phonic release from Tycho.

    November 15, 2011
  5. Spotlight: The R&B Influence

    Is R&B back? Or maybe our original concept of the genre is evolving and broadening. Here are five artists that showcase R&Bs current progression.

    September 1, 2011
  6. The Weeknd “The Birds (Part 1)”

    The first video from The Weeknd’s new mixtape, Thursday, it’s unclear whether or not it’s an official clip. The much anticipated release dropped last week.

    August 22, 2011
  7. The Weeknd: Thursday

    Toronto R&B superstar The Weeknd has released the highly anticipated follow up to mega hit, House Of Balloons. Get the free mixtape, Thursday.

    August 19, 2011
  8. Spotlight: Canada

    The idea of isolating artists based on region (let alone country) seems a tad backwards, but simply put, we’re in the midst of another Canadian wave of music.

    August 18, 2011
  9. Stereogum Presents Cruel Summer 2011

    Stereogum gives us a fantastic, two-volume mixtape, made just for summer. Featuring: The Weeknd, John Maus, YACHT, J Masics, Hooray For Earth, Cold Cave, Washed Out, and lots more.

    July 6, 2011
  10. Music For: Summer

    A collection of sounds for sunshine, aligning the warm beats with the warm breeze.

    June 30, 2011