There's nothing like a good mix for stripping away all the annoying filler and getting right down to the real nitty gritty. Whether it's the soundtrack for a headtrip or a sweaty night on the dance floor, or just tunes to keep you from going mad as you boil away the hours in your cubicle, give us the jamz and we'll be satisfied. These are just some of the mixes --hip-hop, disco, Latin, cosmic and more -- that kept our feet moving and heads nodding in 2008.

blog image 1Daniele Baldelli and Marco Dionigi - Cosmic Disco?! Cosmic Rock!!!
Ray Parker Jr. "The Other Woman"
blog image 2Carl Craig - Sessions
Paperclip People - "Oscillator"
blog image 3DJ Format - Fania DJ Series
Dave Cortez - "Happy Soul with a Hook"
blog image 4DJ Rupture - Uproot
Ekstrak - "Mass Dampers"
blog image 5Junior Boys - Body Language, Vol. 6
Stereo Image - "Dark Chapter"
blog image 6Lil Wayne & DJ Drama - Dedication, Vol. 3
Lil Wayne & Gudda Gudda - "Get Bizzy"
blog image 7Metro Area - Fabric 43
Barbara Norris - "Heavy Hitter"
blog image 8Poplife Presents: Poplife Sucks
Adriano Celentano "Prisencolinensinainciusol"
blog image 9Simian Mobile Disco - Fabriclive.41
Discodeine "Joystick"
blog image 10Andy Votel - Brazilika
Os Brazoes "Gotham City"
Diplo & Santogold - Top Ranking: A Diplo Dub
Santogold - "Guns of Brooklyn"

MF Doom - Doomed

The Cansecos - Showers: A Disco Mix by the Cansecos

Green Lantern & Russell Simmons - Yes We Can: The Mixtape

Mick Boogie - Viva La Hova

Gaslamp Killer - I Spit On Your Grave