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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239 For the new school tribe

The House

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The House

On Friday the 28th of June, AIR is under friendly fire, as the debut of the brand new concept The House is taking over. A nostalgic throwback into the early days of the warehouse sound, intended for the so-called 'new school tribe'. The artwork oozes an upfront, uncompromising vibe. French gangsterhouse icon and owner of the Robsoul label, Phil Weeks, will personally break down The House. His underground classics such as Jack To My Groove and Pipe Cleaner are known for their relentless rhythm, almost forcing the crowd to the dancefloor. He has showcased his amazing live talents behind the decks on many occasions; there simply is no escaping this old school hero of house music.
The HOUSE… Oldschool vibe for the new school tribe. Don’t be a stranger.

214 Oldschool Vibe

by The House

A selection of tracks which represent the sound of The House. Including tracks from Phil Weeks, William Kouam Djoko & De Sluwe Vos.

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The House

239 For the new school tribe

by The House

This list only represents tracks & remixes from the legendary Chez Damier & UK Jordan Peak. Mostly classics and pure dancefloor weapons. Friday 22nd of November they will be playing at The House in AIR Amsterdam. Enjoy!

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The House

222 Nice to meet you

by Fat Kids Cake

27th of July, Fat Kids Cake had her 15 minutes of fame. The creative collective was invited by Famous For Now to join forces in the cosy disco basement of Chapter 21. Listen to Fat Kids Cakes’ favourites with this Mixed-Tape, and we hope to see you at our next event in the Chicago Social Club on the 29th of August!

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Fat Kids Cake

65 Birds

by Chillp

An electric bird, an early bird, a talking bird and even a ghetto bird. (*)< chillp chillp

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Chillp

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

169 Somewhere

by The Bony King of Nowhere

The third album, simply called "The Bony King of Nowhere", is out now. Each song is pure beauty, without big gestures, harmony or drums. It's a timeless folk record, rooted in the tradition of the great Leonard Cohen and the inevitable Bob Dylan.

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The Bony King of Nowhere

140 Tourbus

by Blood Red Shoes

This is the kind of playlist we'd have playing as we travel between shows across the land...

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Blood Red Shoes

189 A can of Whoopass

by Feather & the White

These songs are so f*cking badass, it will make you wanna grow a beard (even the ladies), get some tattoos and offer Chuck Norris a can of whoopass. Period!

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Feather & the White

221 Studio 80 @ Mysteryland

by Studio 80

Studio 80 has put this special tape together in preparation for the debut of their own personal Studio 80 stage at Mysteryland.

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Studio 80

156 PIAS NITES II

by alt-J

A little list to celebrate the release of our debut-album & to kick off the 2nd edition of PIAS NITES! ∆

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alt-J

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