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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216 Getting ready for Saturday July 27th

Welcome to the Future Festival

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Welcome to the Future Festival

On July 27th, Welcome to the Future will be opening it's gates to the small world we've all created together in the past 7 years. A colorful place, full of new friends, creative minds, hypnotic rythms, crisp-clear sound and good, honest food, just how we could imagine the Future to be - this is what Welcome to the Future is all about. For this seventh edition of the festival we welcome a stunning 49 DJ's and live-acts on seven stages. A quality line up of the finest house, tech-house and techno our scene has to offer. Join us on July 27th on the beautiful green hills of 't Twiske, just above Amsterdam!

216 Getting ready for Saturday July 27th

by Welcome to the Future Festival

This mixtape is a small selection of the broad, eclectic line up Welcome to the Future Festival will be offering on July 27th at her festival taking place at 't Twiske, just above Amsterdam. From tech-house to techno and from house to deephouse, there's something here for every purveyor of quality dance music. We've selected new tracks from upcoming artists, some classics from all the legends that will be playing the festival and a few tracks that you might not know yet but really have to hear... enjoy!

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Welcome to the Future Festival

131 Some Favourites

by Red Light Radio

Here some favourites of 2011 which we discovered or rediscovered in our first year listening to our own radio station.

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Red Light Radio

74 ‘Fake’ Reggae

by David Kleijwegt

One of the first Tape-heads strikes again, rock with a reggae touch, rondos that don't like the rastaman and reggae with a twist!

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David Kleijwegt

125 Melancholia in December

by Dotan

“Take a seat, close your eyes and enjoy these pure and sometimes very painful songs. Music is love and love is music”

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Dotan

26 Lost in the World

by Nalden

Loves to awaken possibilities in other people and is living in the present plus.

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Nalden

141 On the road

by Blaudzun

'I'm on tour with my fellow musicians. Here's some songs I currently listen to on the road and in our dressing rooms."

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Blaudzun

116 Driving Home At Dawn

by Tim Beumers

When the sun sets after a long night and the world is still cold and gray, you need music. Music will guide you home. Music will keep you awake while the final miles disappear under your wheels. From start to finish, were your bed awaits.

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Tim Beumers

38 Tape of inspiration & relaxation

by Kabale und Liebe

Spank the baby and wobble your but cheeks!

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Kabale und Liebe

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

15 With just a little bit of funk in my soul

by Hadewych Minis

A beautiful multi-talent... Not only a wonderful actress, but she also has her own band!

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Hadewych Minis