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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114 Tunes of STRP Festival

STRP Festival

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STRP Festival

STRP Festival is art, music and technology all together under one roof in the ClockTower, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. At the end of November, interactive art, music, film, art performances, gaming, robotics will all melt together for 10 days. International headliners like Aphex Twin, Collabs, Amon Tobin but also the more experimental acts like Matthew Herbert will hold hands with mindblowing art installations like Edwin van der Heide, Marnix de Nijs or Daan Roosegaarde. Art loves technology at STRP Festival!

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114 Tunes of STRP Festival

by STRP Festival

Listen to the tunes of STRP Festival which is held from November 18-27. From James Holden to Amon Tobin different styles come together at the Klokgebouw, Eindhoven.

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STRP Festival

74 ‘Fake’ Reggae

by David Kleijwegt

One of the first Tape-heads strikes again, rock with a reggae touch, rondos that don't like the rastaman and reggae with a twist!

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David Kleijwegt

221 Studio 80 @ Mysteryland

by Studio 80

Studio 80 has put this special tape together in preparation for the debut of their own personal Studio 80 stage at Mysteryland.

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Studio 80

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

211 Music for Photographers

by I Shot The Band

We always love to hear some music with our photography and vice versa. Photography and its intention to capture important moments and people in our lives are quite similar to composing songs. In a song the emotion of the one making the music is traveling to the listener. Traced, diffused or with empathy.

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I Shot The Band

127 Fun

by Anton Goudsmit

These are the tracks that made me smile, feel groovy and feel good in the last couple of months.. Most of this music I heard, were when travelling in the tour bus with New Cool Collective, every band member using Spotify in turns .. Hail Technology!

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Anton Goudsmit

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

47 Chop Wood

by Odilo

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

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Odilo

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

152 Black & White

by Half Way Station

A homebrew liquor of different artists for you to taste. This mix will keep you coming back for more, cheers!

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Half Way Station