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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129 A bit different

Microove

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Microove

Microove's a typical DJ that doesn't play for his public, but with his public. He always try's to feel the crowd, the club and the sound, so that he can play the perfect set considering those three elements.
Where his style was very eclectic in the beginning, now he tries to break the boundries between House and Techno using all his other music influences.
Almost all genres can have some kind of effect in his music, but not in an eclectic way. He's always sticking to that phat groove, pumping beats, snares and hi-hats. He creates grooves with loops of bass lines and other rides.
Sometimes the House overrules the Techno and sometimes it's the other way around.

In the year 2008 he did the Electronic Music Production at the School for Audio Sound and Engineering in Amsterdam. Since that time he's been busy trying to perfect his sound.
He try's to keep his productions as diverse in genres as possible, showing that he is a diverse artist. Although he always gives it, that: Microove, edge.
That's one of the reasons he became a new member of; 'Vassallo Bookings'.



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129 A bit different

by Microove

I made this podcast, to show that I have more to offer as a DJ then just a House or Techno set. I've always been a very diverse DJ and my preference of music has always been very eclectic. In this way I would like to show that to the public aswell. Hopefully you'll enjoy this slow BPM set!

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Microove

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

246 8ball Music Sampler

by 8ball Music

This collection of songs features some of the best songs we’ve released over the past few years. Songs you might recognise from the radio with a few lesser known gems in between.

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8ball Music

168 Ice Cream Truck

by The Fresh Kids

A mixed tape that will melt you from sweetness.

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The Fresh Kids

43 Dance Little Sister

by Valerius

A Valeriusly overload on great songs. These stimulates the boys to write and record their new album, we can't wait!

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Valerius

195 Senatori Painting Tracks

by Selwyn Senatori

These are tracks that I use to get in all kinds of different moods when I paint in my studio. Each one has a special meaning to me.

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Selwyn Senatori

108 Around the World

by Armin van Buuren

2th place this year, but Armin was the #1 DJ for 4 years and specially selected some tracks for all the mixed-tapes.nl visitors, 20 songs to keep you dancing all around the world!

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Armin van Buuren

137 It’s an Armada Movement

by Armada Music

Playlist with the greatest Armada songs! Great mixes by Armin van Buuren, Paul Oakenfold andf many others!

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Armada Music

04 Electronic Newgaze Dreampop

by Ruurt Staverman

Sizzer Amsterdam, Silent Sounds.

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Ruurt Staverman

245 Festivalweide

by Bells of Youth

This mixtape is going to be our driving soundtrack for the festival season. We're hoping to play a lot of festivals this summer and there isn't a better way to get in the mood than good music! Listening to this mixtape we picture ourselves in the festival area surrounded by good tunes and dancing our asses off. We think it's important to support good music from your own country, so a couple of the bands on the mixtape are Dutch.

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Bells of Youth