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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170 Donnie’s Party

Oscar & the Wolf

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Oscar & the Wolf

OSCAR AND THE WOLF is the newest signing on [PIAS] Recordings. The band fronted by charismatic singer Max Colombie played support for Mercury Rev, Warpaint, Jonathan Jeremiah and Ben Howard, played Crossing Border Festival and even got invited to play shows in Paris, Amsterdam, The Hague and London before taking the stage at [PIAS] Nites 2012 last februari in Brussels.

‘ORANGE SKY’ is the first single taken from their soon to be released mini album ‘SUMMER SKIN’
The 5 track mini album was recorded in a church
produced by Robin Proper-Sheppard (Sophia, The God Machine)
and mixed by Kenny Jones (The Smiths, Dead Can Dance, Bauhaus, ...)

170 Donnie’s Party

by Oscar & the Wolf

And don't forget to see Oscar & the Wolf live! LIVE: 9 december Ekko - Utrecht 9/10/11/12 jan2013 Eurosonic/Noorderslag – Groningen

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Oscar & the Wolf

28 Space Station

by Rob Simon (Overdose.am)

From the people behind Amsterdam based art-music-fashion magazine Overdose.am.

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Rob Simon (Overdose.am)

122 At Home With The Camden Slags

by The Camden Slags

Music to listen to the day after a night out; a playlist for the day light - beautiful arrangements, down tempo and partly bitter sweet songs.

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The Camden Slags

37 minimalfolkrockish

by Case Mayfield

Intelligent folk, sometimes fragile, sometimes experimental but always passionate.

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Case Mayfield

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

153 Metropolitan Nights

by Amsterdam Open Air

The beginning of the outdoor season is here! Two days of joyous pandemonium at the 8 different stages of Amsterdam Open Air! Get your summer started with tunes from Paco Osuna, Onur Özer, Cinnaman, The Subs, Tom Trago & many many others!

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Amsterdam Open Air

24 Bring it Home

by Juan Sanchez

Especially for mixed-tapes he created a list of music that he listens to at home…ahh cute!

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Juan Sanchez

55 Sunny Rooftop

by Roy Lepoutre

Spend the whole weekend on a rooftop partying with your friends...did we say it was sunny and we had a swimming pool (kind of)?

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Roy Lepoutre

249 Spring Weather Forecast

by Amp.Amsterdam

The clouds are clearing up, the sunlight is making it’s way through and the temperature is rising - time for some fresh songs!

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Amp.Amsterdam

42 Hey Ho Let’s Go!

by Bettie Serveert

Bettie Serveert is celebrating their 20th Birthday this summer! Peter Visser and Carol van Dyk have a different taste in music: the 1st part are Peter’s fave’s, the 2nd half is Carol’s. Somewhere in the middle you find Bettie.

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Bettie Serveert