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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219 Twelve Spelled Out Songs

Waiting For Lenny

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Waiting For Lenny

Waiting For Lenny is an upcoming Synth-Pop-Band from Amsterdam. Their first EP Less=Less was released last month. Four tracks, that make the perfect soundtrack for drinking and dancing. Go and see them perform live sometime, check out waitingforlenny.com or spot them on spotify: Waiting for Lenny op Spotify

219 Twelve Spelled Out Songs

by Waiting For Lenny

The first track on our EP is called B.E.A.T. After a long writing process the song really came together when we simply decided spell out the first word of the verse. From that moment on our little obsession with finding the best spelled out songs began. And so we didn’t really have to think long about a theme when you guys asked us to make a M.I.X.T.A.P.E. Enjoy!

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Waiting For Lenny

111 Tires Tell

by WeAreAllDots

New music is, what’s unknown to the ears. Get in, move your head and shake your butt.

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WeAreAllDots

248 Krach Kollection

by Krach

This is music that we like, obviously. Make sure to play this music LOUD. Thank you.

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Krach

155 Recent Favourites

by Kim Janssen

Most of these artists I've been listening to for a while. These are some of my favorites that I've been playing a lot recently.

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Kim Janssen

197 Food and Inspiration

by Sonurber

Here are some tracks that inspire me in what I do, did and will do. Please enjoy the grooves of Nicolas Jaar, the beauty of techno in Dockyard by Paul Kalkbrenner, and lose yourself in The Passing of Time by my absolute favourite: The Orb.

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Sonurber

206 Indie Only

by Indiestad

It's true, Amsterdam is an amazing place for seeing bands all year round - but for a little longer than a week in May, it gets even better. So mark your calendars for 18 to 26 May 2013, because that's when Amsterdam turns into Indiestad ('Indie City') with a huge array of the best up-and-coming bands hitting stages across the city.

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Indiestad

102 I can hear it calling

by Cut Copy

Some 80ies rock & vintage disco tunes to get you into Cut Copy's musical mindset, selected by Cut Copy for the www.mixed-tapes.nl

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Cut Copy

85 Punta del Este

by Blaudzun

My pick for a hot but dark summer night on a perfect beach. These songs should be accompanied with the sound of crashing waves and lots of good wine.

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Blaudzun

44 Finest in Minimal Music

by Tino Haenen (Het Muziekgebouw)

The World Minimal Music Festival will start this week! Prepare yourself with a tape containing the finest songs in minimal music! Carefully selected by Tino Haenen, the big boss of Het Muziekgebouw!

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Tino Haenen (Het Muziekgebouw)

193 Sunday Kids love music

by Sunday Kids

Well... this is the kind of music we enjoy. It's pure, raw, honest and real! Just the way we like it.

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Sunday Kids