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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78 The Festival Warm-Up

Appelsap

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Appelsap

The yearly Appelsap festival in 'het Oosterpark' continues to grow and this year is extending to 2 area's. Besides hip hop and soul, also contemporary jazz and electronic music will get a permanent spot on the festival. The date is pinned on Sunday, July 31, 2011, still in the familiar Oosterpark Amsterdam.

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78 The Festival Warm-Up

by Appelsap

A small warm-up for 'het Appelsap' feast on July the 31st. We selected tracks of a large part of the lineup of the festival. Get on your dancing shoes!

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Appelsap

25 Amateur & Strangelove

by Jeroen Joosten

Former singer / keyboardplayer and founder of MeloManics now transformed as producer and dj Amateur presents his list of memories.

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Jeroen Joosten

110 If It Ain’t @Bruut, It Ain’t Hardcore

by @Bruut (22tracks)

@Bruut unites the new and old world of core. The perfect mix of hardcore (and metalcore) music with a little bit of crossover.

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@Bruut (22tracks)

106 Feeling Good

by Richard Zijlma

We start this edition of ADE with some favorite personal tunes of the Founder of the Amsterdam Dance Event...are you ready? We are!

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Richard Zijlma

249 Spring Weather Forecast

by Amp.Amsterdam

The clouds are clearing up, the sunlight is making it’s way through and the temperature is rising - time for some fresh songs!

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Amp.Amsterdam

33 Playing Around with Sound

by DJ Rich-Ears

A magic morning from the same hill that day in Montery...

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DJ Rich-Ears

168 Ice Cream Truck

by The Fresh Kids

A mixed tape that will melt you from sweetness.

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The Fresh Kids

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

240 My House Life

by Mulla

This is an old-school collection of house music which I still listen to today to enjoy. Sometimes I even still play some of these songs because most of them, smash every club.

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Mulla

250 Kliko fest

by Patronaat

Upcoming July 19th Kliko Fest will be back in Patronaat. Get ready with this playlist for a night full of dirty rock ‘n roll, garage and punk bands. Sleep is for the weak! 

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Patronaat