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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101 The Artists

Top Notch

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Top Notch

Top Notch is a record label, founded in 1995 by Kees de Koning. Top Notch mainly focuses on hiphop and regea. A lot of well know Dutch rap-artists have released their album on the Top Notch label, like Extince, Raymzter and Opgezwolle.

www.top-notch.nl

101 The Artists

by Top Notch

It is a list of known and unknown TopNotch tunes, cheerful and serious, old and new and it ranges from calm to fierce.

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Top Notch

112 Dell Baskerville Playlist

by Baskerville

Listen to this mixtape, and you will find out what we like!

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Baskerville

32 Some more casual sex

by The Sultans

Go back to the early nineties: confused teenagers completely lost track, jumping on the humorous punk songs.

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The Sultans

200 ROYALSTEEZ GUMBO

by ROYALSTEEZ

A well flavoured stew of a small selection of my favourite ingredients. Some hard to chew, some easy to swallow. Bon appetit.

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ROYALSTEEZ

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

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

45 Miasmah

by Homework

Tom Waist, known for his work as part of globe-trotting production/dj duo Homework (Made To Play/Exploited), provides us with an 'all over the place' selection of tunes ("I hate the word: eclectic!"); from lullabies he used to listen to when he was 12 years old to the legendary house cuts that inspire him nowadays.

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Homework

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

61 Party, party Spotify

by De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig

Especially for Spotify's first anniversary we bring you De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig!

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De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig

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