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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64 Echo Beach 2011

Menno Visser

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Menno Visser

Menno Visser is the late night music maestro of Radio 3FM, Dutch national public radio. Better known with his nickname ‘Menjo De Penjo’, he selects the music for VPRO’s radio show 3VOOR12RADIO. Trained by thirty years of radio experience, he can spot a new hit within a minute. This total radiohead discovers the new underground hits for you and propels them into the mainstream. For your enjoyment, he handpicked the best indie summer hits of the first five months of 2011...

64 Echo Beach 2011

by Menno Visser

Beach, sun, sea, drinks...and original fresh music...enjoy!

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Menno Visser

68 Balearic Fantastic Eclectic

by DJ Rich-Ears

A bottle of Kava within easy reach & a beautiful sea-view. Briefly, this list comes straight from Ibiza.

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DJ Rich-Ears

78 The Festival Warm-Up

by Appelsap

A small warm-up for 'het Appelsap' feast on July the 31st. We selected tracks of a large part of the lineup of the festival. Get on your dancing shoes!

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Appelsap

162 A Younger Me

by Henk van Straten

Dutch author of one of the most hilarious books ever, Henk van Straten.

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Henk van Straten

45 Miasmah

by Homework

Tom Waist, known for his work as part of globe-trotting production/dj duo Homework (Made To Play/Exploited), provides us with an 'all over the place' selection of tunes ("I hate the word: eclectic!"); from lullabies he used to listen to when he was 12 years old to the legendary house cuts that inspire him nowadays.

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Homework

136 Favourites

by Case Mayfield

Just a few of my favorite songs. I always use this playlist whilst walking from home to the station. The people seem a lot more friendly and happy when I’m hearing these tunes.

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Case Mayfield

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

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

51 Taping Duende

by Death Letters

Well, here's the tale of two youngsters chasing their dream in a far-away land.

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Death Letters

#73 The story of Vulnerable

by Daniel Zuur

Some titles say it all, this tape is literally the story of Vulnerable. Every song got some elements of inspiration.

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Daniel Zuur