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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130 Favourite Greatness Mix

Rachel Louise

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Rachel Louise

Rachel Louise is a singer/songwriter based in the Netherlands. She moved to LA when she was 17 to attend the Musicians Insitute for vocals. After three Californian years she returned to her roots to record an EP and show the Dutch what she had learned. After winning the "Utrecht Popprijs" and being "Serious Talent" at 3FM she is now working on a full album with her brother Colin Lee and her band, to be released in 2012. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter. Or check out her website www.rachellouisemusic.nl .







130 Favourite Greatness Mix

by Rachel Louise

I've pretty much accomplished to make a mixed-tape full of my favourite songs. I've listened to the mix myself and I noticed I couldn't wait to hear what came next. Welcome to my world!

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Rachel Louise

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

208 Ain’t that Nice

by MikeyNice

We would like to introduce MikeyNice, and the MikeyNice Disco Bingo playlist. The first half of the tracks represent the sound of the MikeyNice Disco Bingo, the last half are a selection of  MikeyNice's favorite tracks of all time. We hope to let you experience the full MikeyNice DJ-set and MikeyNice Disco Bingo vibe and hopefully you'll pay him a visit this summer at Amsterdam Open Air, Solar Weekend or one of the other great parties and festivals that they will attend.

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MikeyNice

167 Sun in my Morning

by DJ Rich-Ears

DJ Rich-Ears has prepared for you a sunny mix that will bring some warmth in your cold autumn mornings. So whether you're at work or doing whatever you're doing, listen to this tape and dream off to a warm sunny beach far far far away from here.

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DJ Rich-Ears

09 Electric Ladyland

by Flip van der Enden

KinkFM – 2 Meter de Lucht In, Kink ClassX, Droomlijst.

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Flip van der Enden

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

152 Black & White

by Half Way Station

A homebrew liquor of different artists for you to taste. This mix will keep you coming back for more, cheers!

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Half Way Station

04 Electronic Newgaze Dreampop

by Ruurt Staverman

Sizzer Amsterdam, Silent Sounds.

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Ruurt Staverman

231 Town of Pants of Saints

by Town of Saints

We love listening to loud and/or danceable music whilst on tour or working at home. But it’s also great to have a few songs you can really listen to when you’re completely alone or relaxed. A good mix of everything that has the right heart.

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Town of Saints

196 Songs we rip off

by Glasses & Mustaches

Twenty songs that got us where we are today; personal anthems, if you will.

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Glasses & Mustaches