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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205 Weekend Whistles

Amsterdam Open Air

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Amsterdam Open Air 2013 - Dress up!

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Amsterdam Open Air

Amsterdam Open Air presents a dynamic line-up again this year, representing the Amsterdam nightlife. Like the previous successful editions, the four main stages will be hosted by Apenkooi, Carnivale, Format ad GirlsLoveDJs. They will be supported by newcomers Straf_Werk, Diepzinnig and the new stage Open AIR - BY MTV. The smaller stages will be hosted by Plak, de Nachtspelen, SFFRMKRS, Chasing the Hihat and Baws. Besides the musical, culinary and cultural experience of the festival, a lively night program at the campsite will make its debut.

205 Weekend Whistles

by Amsterdam Open Air

The sun may not be shining full-force just yet, but Amsterdam Open Air is! They just released their line-up and this tape is just a selection of all the great artists playing at Amsterdam Open Air...

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Amsterdam Open Air

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

185 Déjà Entendu - Mixtape Memories

by Black Oysters

Some songs that have sculpted the musical taste of Noyster throughout the years accompanied by some elektro tunes by artists who have directly influenced the birth of Black Oysters.

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Black Oysters

124 Hibernation

by Over Muziek

‘Hibernation’ is a selection of dark, gloomy winter songs that’ll truly make you feel the coldness of the winter season. We picked some of our favourite melancholic tunes and put them together for this mixtape.

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Over Muziek

218 Welcome to the Manners Lounge

by Manners.nl

Today’s true gent is a busy man: a demanding job, a vivid social life, a relationship or family, hobbies and a rigorous work-out regime. Therefore he wants to be able to get some proper relaxation. Sometimes he just wants to kick back, unbutton his suit, kick off his oxfords and recline with a beautiful glass of whiskey in one hand and a quality cigar in the other. At these moments, Manners.nl welcomes you to the Manners Lounge, a musical journey taking you through several styles and genres. We start with some loungy jazzy stuff and then take a trip through some soulful tunes. Let some surprising electro and worldly stuff seep into your soul before you move those feet to some genuine beats. After that it’s time to relax. Stretch, close your eyes and just mellow out. Kill the shuffle switch for this one.

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Manners.nl

172 fifty shades of white

by Milkbar

Milkbar got back into the studio with producer Arno Krabman to work on their debut album. Now, the result of eighteen months writing, planing and tinkering is finally there! The debut album 'Monday Club' appears October 26th at [PIAS]. Prior to the release published in September the brand new single 'Julia'. Passionate, full of ambition and packed with an energetic live set and debut album is now keen Milkbar in the wings. LIVE: 28-dec-12 Mezz Café – Breda 
12-jan-13 Noorderslag - Groningen

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Milkbar

14 I chose you for your wave frequency

by Lustige Lola

The feminine half of dj Lustige Lola & Weltschmerz!

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Lustige Lola

51 Taping Duende

by Death Letters

Well, here's the tale of two youngsters chasing their dream in a far-away land.

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Death Letters

12 It can only get better

by Johanna Maria

Johanna Maria... Who the f*ck is Johanna Maria?

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Johanna Maria

112 Dell Baskerville Playlist

by Baskerville

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

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Baskerville