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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179 The Spring Festival

DGTL

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DGTL

After their success during ADE, Pleinvrees and STRAF_WERK are joining forces once again on March 30th to bring you Amsterdam's next best thing: DGTL. An intimate festival for everyone that wants to associate themselves with good music. DGTL. Raw, pure, simple. Cutting-edge quality house from our favorite innovative artists are brought together unexpectedly at one festival. Simple has never been so complex.

179 The Spring Festival

by DGTL

We've brought together some cutting-edge quality house from our favorite innovative artists on this Mixed-Tape.

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DGTL

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

241 The Sound of 2014

by Amp.Amsterdam

A collection of songs that just might be engraved into our collective memory by the end of this year.

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Amp.Amsterdam

47 Chop Wood

by Odilo

...Imagine Nick Drake inviting Jamie Lidell, Eels and Beck over for dinner.

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Odilo

202 Teaser Taster

by Amsterdam Live On Stage

Amsterdam Live On Stage believes in the energy of live electro-instrumental music. We want every act to be experimental and unique.

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Amsterdam Live On Stage

177 We are Void

by Void

Something for your mind, body and soul. It can lift you up or set you down. Great artists, spectacular songs.

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Void

46 The Vices We Admire

by Lost Bear

Altogether it's a mixtape that sounds a lot like a Lost Bear album, or how a Lost Bear album could be. You can check it for yourself, their album is out TODAY! Limshasa, get it now!

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Lost Bear

160 The Legendary Bus Tour

by Kensington

This fall we are heading out on our biggest headline tour ever, so that means we're covering a lot of miles in between venues. This is our playlist in the van, some energetic driving songs, some mellow-after-gig-looking-at-the-starry-night chill out songs. Enjoy!

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Kensington

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

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