Background

Wasn't it beautiful, weren't we cool... Oh those days! We used to mix tapes for ourselves, our friends and... for the cutest girls whom we would impress with personalized tapes, full of music they didn't know yet. For hours we would lock ourselves in our rooms, alone with records, 12"-s, singles, a turntable and a tape-deck. A perfect mix of two times 45 minutes, and you will be remembered for ever!

Who does not remember the time 'auto reverse' was introduced? Wow, that was innovation! And innovation lasted: now we have online libraries packed full with a huge range of artists and genres.

Concept

Strangelove (a creative advertising agency based in Amsterdam) had the idea to ask music professionals to make a Mixed-Tape; a very simple idea with a really nice result. Via Spotify or Deezer, we ask music artists, record labels, DJ's and all types of creative like-minded people to put together a unique and personal playlist. Sometimes it can be related to a specific theme / event / launch, or maybe the complete opposite of what one might expect from a certain 'character'.

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69 Another Inside Look In Pop History

Dave von Raven

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Dave von Raven

Frontman of The KIK. It's a cold day in January. In the small village of Zevenhuizen (South Holland) Farmer John does his daily round on his old rusty tractor. Riding along the old farms, weeping willows, windmills and mooing cows, he suddenly hears a sound he's never heard before. The sound of a positive generation, the sound of things to come. THE KIK are rehearsing and from now on the future looks very VERY bright.

http://thekik.nl





69 Another Inside Look In Pop History

by Dave von Raven

The sound of a positive generation, the sound of things to come...

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Dave von Raven

18 Girl’s Night Out

by Krause

Self-made-electro-rock-chick... No guts, no glory... what else to say!

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Krause

83 Sunday Breakfast for her

by Terry Toner

With a selection of French pastry, the finest fruit jams, heart shaped pancakes and freshly squeezed orange juice you remember that a final touch could make the ambiance near perfect and as she opens her eyes with the most romantic  breakfast she will ever experience in her life the first tones of this mix tape fill up the room… Enjoy!

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Terry Toner

209 Summer in the City

by Thuishaven

This Mixed-Tape represents a day at Thuishaven. We combine enjoying the sun, hanging out with your friends, listening to world-class artists and dancing your feet off, all in one party. Listen to our tape and imagine yourself either slowly recovering from Saturday night in one of our hammocks or dancing in the warm sand to the worlds best DJ’s. Summer is finally upon us, come celebrate at Thuishaven!

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Thuishaven

72 A Rollercoaster Ride on Tape

by Peter te Bos

This tape takes you on - a hellova rollercoaster ride - from sleaziness to poppy and back!

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Peter te Bos

141 On the road

by Blaudzun

'I'm on tour with my fellow musicians. Here's some songs I currently listen to on the road and in our dressing rooms."

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Blaudzun

15 With just a little bit of funk in my soul

by Hadewych Minis

A beautiful multi-talent... Not only a wonderful actress, but she also has her own band!

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Hadewych Minis

233 Strollin’ by Django Gitano

by Django Gitano

let's forget about the time.. let's relax and ease our minds.. we deserve to just feel fine.. oh yeah

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Django Gitano

70 Where I Came From

by Isis

"It all started in my parents house where they used to play a broad blend of everything, slowly evolving towards a more electronic sound."

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Isis

10 Operation Mixtape

by Quartier Mustache

Quartier Mustache is a Pan-European DJ-collective.

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Quartier Mustache