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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82 Gruizige Soul

Cathelijne Beijn

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Cathelijne Beijn

Cathelijne has been working in the music business for the past 20 years as a graphic designer, journalist and editor. At the moment she works for the NTR on Radio 6: the Dutch national radio station for soul and jazz.





31 All About Cat

by Cathelijne Beijn

It's All About Cat, radio bitch and a jazz babe.

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Cathelijne Beijn

82 Gruizige Soul

by Cathelijne Beijn

First there was jazz and now it's time for soul, another dazzling Gruizige (Google translate: Gritty) Soul tape. Enjoy

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Cathelijne Beijn

55 Sunny Rooftop

by Roy Lepoutre

Spend the whole weekend on a rooftop partying with your friends...did we say it was sunny and we had a swimming pool (kind of)?

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Roy Lepoutre

02 Tribute to Johnny L.

by David Kleijwegt

Men of good fortune are born for a purpose!

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David Kleijwegt

223 Exotic Grooves

by Enrique’s Groove

Obviously inspired by the beautiful weather, I would like to share some music with you that I bought on vinyl a while a go and spin a lot lately. Groovy music all the way from Africa and South America. So amazing to see how the music varies over there and what a groove it has!

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Enrique’s Groove

28 Space Station

by Rob Simon (Overdose.am)

From the people behind Amsterdam based art-music-fashion magazine Overdose.am.

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Rob Simon (Overdose.am)

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

84 Hey Music Lovers

by Gerhardt

Here's a list of tunes I'm into at the moment. Since taste is an everlasting expanding phenomenon, I hope you will skip your judgement and just enjoy this list of fancy songs and expand your taste a little more.

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Gerhardt

137 It’s an Armada Movement

by Armada Music

Playlist with the greatest Armada songs! Great mixes by Armin van Buuren, Paul Oakenfold andf many others!

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Armada Music

173 Something Smells Fishy

by Krause

Dutch electro chick Krause just released her single 'Something Smells Fishy'. Enjoy the fishy tape and play the iphone game... »

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Krause

163 A Sinful Bachannal

by Los Suruba

Los Suruba, The Spanish party crew serves some filthy bangers!

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Los Suruba