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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139 Electronic music & art festival

5 Days Off

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5 Days Off

5 Days Off is an Amsterdam based electronic music & art festival. From Wednesday March 7 to Sunday March 11, renowed artists from around the world will gather in famous pop temples Paradiso and Melkweg.

Besides five nights of dancing, they also offer a non-musical program called 5 Days On.



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139 Electronic music & art festival

by 5 Days Off

A taste of the national & international artists who will be present at the upcoming 5 Days Off Festival.

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5 Days Off

179 The Spring Festival

by DGTL

We've brought together some cutting-edge quality house from our favorite innovative artists on this Mixed-Tape.

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DGTL

236 HiFi Entertainment

by Nuno Dos Santos

HiFi is the joint residency of Patrice Bäumel and I at TrouwAmsterdam. It's a night that flirts with Indie, Electronica, Disco & Techno. I tried to reflect this in a 2 hour mix-tape! Enjoy!

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Nuno Dos Santos

115 Buma Rotterdam Beats

by Buma Rotterdam Beats

Beats beats beats! Soon Buma Rotterdam Beats will bring you urban vibes and this playlist will get you in the mood for this great event! The event will be held on the 18th and the 19th of november.

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Buma Rotterdam Beats

30 UnHyped

by Yorick van Norden

We dance 'til we are high and make music until we die!

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Yorick van Norden

139 Electronic music & art festival

by 5 Days Off

A taste of the national & international artists who will be present at the upcoming 5 Days Off Festival.

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5 Days Off

154 Agent Of Chaos

by Rudeboy

Rudeboy: If music is beauty, then I see the aesthetics in being an agent of chaos. If it was a language then I speak it in many different ways and if it was limited to one rule then I chose to be the ringleader of the rebelrouser's ball . Awkwardness, loudness and hardcore, emotional, acoustics are the same...it means poignancy.

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Rudeboy

157 The joy of melancholy

by De Meisjes

Susan Sontag once wrote: 'Depression is melancholy minus its charms.' Even sad songs must contain an element of joy: no matter how blue, by their very essence they'll remain a celebration of what it means to be alive.

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De Meisjes

161 That shit is bananas

by Dagschotel

That shit is bananas

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Dagschotel

188 Herrek’s Mix Tape

by Herrek

This mix tape contains music from artists that I admire. All of this music has inspired me in the last years while I was composing and recording my own music. I like music that creates a world without specifically pointing a direction or telling you a concrete story. It makes me forget time and just enjoying the things that I am doing whatever that may be on that specific moment. Other songs I like for just being so pure and telling a story in such a delicate and sensitive way that I can do nothing else than listen and agree or cry along with the music. Some of the songs are from artists who are personal friends of mine and which I respect and admire for who they are and the music they are making.

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Herrek