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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182 MIXTAPE

Alphabeat

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Alphabeat

Hey You!
This Is Alphabeat. A six-piece pop band from Denmark. We like to make amazing music you can dance to.
Pop, Love & Harmony
xAlphabeat

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by Alphabeat

Celebrating our Express Non-Stop Tour!

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Alphabeat

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)

71 Go camping with Happy Camper

by Happy Camper

A collection of songs to go camping with. It doesn't matter where you'll go, these songs will keep you company.

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Happy Camper

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

39 Inspirations

by Jungle by night

A nine-headed ensemble inspired by music away from the mainstream!

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Jungle by night

207 Mix(t)ape

by Dance.nl

Here we have a fresh playlist from the Dance.nl crew. The playlist consists of a wide range of electronic music we like to listen to while we work.
Hopefully it invites you to read some of the articles we’ve put online as every one of them has been written with the same kind of passion we used to put together this mix(t)ape - enjoy the music where our heart is!

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Dance.nl

#73 The story of Vulnerable

by Daniel Zuur

Some titles say it all, this tape is literally the story of Vulnerable. Every song got some elements of inspiration.

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Daniel Zuur

158 Ducato’s Mixtape

by Great Mountain Fire

Sounds of time, from Jacques Brell to the Beach Boys..dance away!

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Great Mountain Fire

218 Welcome to the Manners Lounge

by Manners.nl

Today’s true gent is a busy man: a demanding job, a vivid social life, a relationship or family, hobbies and a rigorous work-out regime. Therefore he wants to be able to get some proper relaxation. Sometimes he just wants to kick back, unbutton his suit, kick off his oxfords and recline with a beautiful glass of whiskey in one hand and a quality cigar in the other. At these moments, Manners.nl welcomes you to the Manners Lounge, a musical journey taking you through several styles and genres. We start with some loungy jazzy stuff and then take a trip through some soulful tunes. Let some surprising electro and worldly stuff seep into your soul before you move those feet to some genuine beats. After that it’s time to relax. Stretch, close your eyes and just mellow out. Kill the shuffle switch for this one.

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Manners.nl

49 Gas op de Zuigers

by Leon Happe

Somewhere deep down he still has a hidden love for loud guitar music. To honor that love he compiled Gas Op De Zuigers, in english Peddle to the meddle!

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Leon Happe