This is our Mixtapes section. Here you will find our favorite music compiled by our team and friends. You can listen to all of our mixtapes on Mixcloud or iTunes.
(EN) The music director of the Metropolitan Opera on diverse creative leaders, making opera accessible, and his childhood dream of becoming the Pope
(EN) The Berlin-based DJ on his new label, avoiding polished recordings, and resurrecting Macedonian jazz, funk, and pop music
(EN) The Argentinian singer-songwriter on identity, not belonging, and getting to know yourself
(EN) The queer music duo on being authentic, Saved By The Bell, and Berlin’s supportive artistic community
(EN) The Berlin-based DJ on R&B, remixing, and the Tony Hawks Pro Skater soundtrack.
(EN) From traditional Persian music to pre-revolution psychedelic rock, this mixtape takes its inspiration from a road trip spent traversing Iranian landscapes.
(EN) The Berlin-born singer curates a mixtape to guide you through winter.
(EN) The Berlin-based artist discusses the inspiration behind his pop-up supper club which blends Indonesian cuisine with experimental live performance.
New York City
(EN) The Singaporean DJ on Punk music and what makes a great music selector today
(EN) The American musician on spirituality, self love and the power of music
(EN) Andrea Goetzke, co-founder of TSF, on why she loves creating spaces for artists
(EN) The Israeli choreographer curates a playlist featuring tracks by Bon Iver, Pink Floyd, and The Beatles
(EN) Meet the people behind Contra, the Seoul-based club shaking up the city's music scene
(EN) Nina Nagele recommends her favorite urban tunes from Melt 2019
(EN) The DJ and producer talks Pokéraps and what it means to do an album in the 21st century
(EN) Two music journalists talk about why they love what they do
(EN) The British designer on music, design, brand collaborations and the occasional DJ gig
(EN) Meet the founding member of Juniore, the band whose music channels the optimistic melancholy of the 1960s in the French capital
(EN) Songs for the sadder days after the party has ended
(EN) Meet the photographer and director who’s documenting the lives of musicians in Canada
(EN) With a new album coming up, the Berlin-based garage-rockers are about to get more psychedelic
(EN) The DJ, party and radio host talks about digging records and the music scene in his hometown
(EN) France, USA, Germany, real magic can happen when people from all over meet to form a band
(EN) The restless neo-soul singer and producer from New Zealand reinvents himself as an artist
(EN) Katharina Tress on starting an online platform to enhance visibility for female, trans and non-binary musicians
(EN) Berlin collective Einhundert bypass music industry gatekeepers through their boundary-pushing concerts, exhibitions, and parties
(EN) A personal selection of tracks from FvF’s Fabian Dieker
(EN) Why this publication about pop, politics and feminism holds a unique spot in the German print market
(EN) Revisiting the Tuscan artist residence as they invite musicians to reflect, write and record in the tranquil surrounds
(EN) The Canadian-Colombian visual artist, musician and producer makes music for survival
(EN) Crossing genres and ignoring categories characterizes the Singaporean DJ's left field approach to mixing
(EN) A team selection of club tracks to dance to until dawn
(EN) The Alt-Pop Duo put together a mix of their all-time favorite tracks and discuss the music that inspired their distinctive sound.
(EN) Bavarian beats and a different take on Munich with Marvin Schuhmann and Valentino Betz
(EN) Obscure tunes with familiar flavors from around the world and through time
(EN) Dreamy, international grooves that blend the DJ’s ties to both São Paulo and Vienna
(EN) How musical reverberations shape mind and space with the Australian sculptor and sound artist
(EN) A moody mix of downtempo beats, Japanese math rock and ambient electronics
(EN) Bossa nova, boogie beats and soul
(EN) The jazz singer shares her influences from jazz’s past, present and future
(EN) Global vibes, best played at full volume
(EN) Step into a time machine and enter the New York disco scene
(EN) A personal selection of tracks from the FvF team
(EN) A blend of bouncy disco-tinted tunes and tech house heat
(EN) A special mix of library music dusted off from the archives and ready for your enjoyment
(EN) Moody and moving beats and tracks from the Italian electronic duo
(EN) A diverse mix ranging from downtempo beats to drum and bass breaks
(EN) Jannis Stürtz shares his sonic journeys through the Middle East and North Africa to track down and digitize rare vinyl records
(EN) The talented singer, producer and actress delivers some of her favorite R&B, hip hop and soul cuts
(EN) A fun mix of bass-heavy hip hop from DJ, radio host, interior and fashion designer Sarah O’ Neill
(EN) Friends and fellow Berliners of the 36minutes project stitch together some summery, dance-friendly, daytime tracks
(EN) A mix of obscure afro-jazz, avant electronics and club music
(EN) A synth-heavy, heady dance mix
(EN) An eclectic all-vinyl mix
(EN) The Montreal-based dancehall master takes us on a voyage from deep electronic vibes to a hype-splattered dancefloor
(EN) Robot Koch brings the driving beats of Berlin to sunny L.A., adding his own cinematic touch.
(EN) The Danish producer and label boss plays fast and loose with styles, but ties it all together with the bpm
(EN) An ambient blend of languid flutes, looping guitars, and crackling percussion
(EN) A genre-hopping selection revealing the station's breadth and depth
(EN) A sultry history lesson in the sounds of disco, Chicago and House Ballroom
(EN) Soundtracking the onset of autumn with atmospheric electronica
(EN) A cool and trustworthy travel companion even in stressful situations
(EN) A sonic, cinematic exploration from bass music's Man in Black
(EN) Exploring the soft frequencies of electronica
(EN) Soak yourself in tropical sound
(EN) Life On Planets Offer A Sensitive Compilation
(EN) Some dark beats for those of us staying up late.
(EN) A homely playlist from a master of House
(EN) Intentionally Mysterious
(EN) Evolutionista Exposes Us to the Elements
(EN) Fink pulls us out of our comfort zone
(EN) Going on a boat trip across the Aegean sea with Amateurboyz
(EN) Global jazz selections and electronic beats by Aron Ottignon
(EN) Ambient techno from newcomer Yasmin Hannah
(EN) An electronic compilation from the talented piano experimentalists Grandbrothers
(EN) Miguel Colmenares introduces us to the soul sounds of Boom Music
(EN) Nils, David and Daniel create a fusion of psychedelic vibes, smooth beats and timeless rock
(EN) Dadaist disco, soulful melodies and deep grooves
(EN) Dark R&B and ambient sounds by Ryan Willms
(EN) Gabe Jaffe returns with good hip-hop and slow beats
(EN) The FvF & MS Team's Favorite Tunes of 2014
(EN) Siria delivers a special mix that dressed our 'Friends' book event in Barcelona.
Max Kersting delivers a mix that taps on nostalgia and rollerblading years.
Nick Smith returns with a mix of hip-hop, soul inspired textures and hypnagogic bass.
FvF Mixtape #74 is compiled by our Berlin friend Nick Forsberg & LVNCE and consists of favorites from King Krule and 20Syl.
DJ Phono's mix is inspired by his set at Fusion Festival 2014
Giovanni Civitenga's mixtape for FvF is a declaration of intents for his new imprint Skyapnea Records.
Hip-Hop & soulful tunes by Till Wiedeck
The mix of Lucas Liccini aka. Elél starts off slow with a relaxing selection of ambient, before gradually building up to a bouncy blend of tracks.
This FvF mix #69 shows that the world is equal parts honey and heroin. Everything here is a love song of some sort: for another, for yourself, for the world.
Compiling her second mixtape for FvF Kyra Caruso again proves her excellent musical taste. In this mix by the Mexican Austrian DJ, Pharell Williams dances with the trumpet sounds of “Sunny” in a version by Bobby Hebb & Ron Carter side by side beats by Sampha.
New York artist Alex Asher Daniel provides a mix full of R&B, Post Dub and Neo Soul
This is part 2 of our Best of 2013 Mixtape, compiled by the entire FvF & MoreSleep Team
Frederic Leitzke includes Mount Kimbie and Kölsch in our latest mix in the lead up to Christmas
FvF Mixtape #64 is compiled by Los Angeles based producer KAUF with tracks by Four Tet, Ame and James Holden
The Best Company for a Cold Autumn Day, by Michael A Muller
Dubai based FvF Contributor and music lover Natasha Stallard compiled a mix where artists such as Timbaland and Most Def go hand in hand with Algerian blues and old school Iraqi beats
For FvF’s Mixtape 61, Greek born, Berlin based Kostantinos Tassopoulos, aka Ekkohaus, has compiled a careful selection of smooth house beats recorded as a 100% vinyl set
Australia’s cult underground radio presenter, Ennio Styles, delivers classic and future beats with a selection of grime, dubstep, hip hop and soul
Dirk Rumpff's playlist is fueled by strong arrangements, instrumentals and vocals that features music by Level 42, Charles Webster and Mount Kimbie
Former FvF guest and friend Claire Cottrell has compiled the perfect start to a carefree weekend with old and recent favorites
Melbourne’s very own Leigh Irwin aka Lady Noir presents an eclectic and moody sonic offering comprising wave, synth and 70's kraut-rock.
DJ Kaos provided one of his disco-infused sets for this FvF mixtape with artists like Tiago, Dr.Beat and The Blackwoods
Colin Tunstall’s mix inspires listeners to make plans for an exotic surfing trip with artists like Trini Lopez, Gold Panda and Magnetic Fields.
An elegant mix by Ghostly International's Missy Livingston aka. Moderna with Kasper Bjorke, When Saints Go Machine and Boska
A chilled musical journey with sounds from across the globe with Chilly Gonzales and Timber Timbre
Sky Gellatly compiled a classic mixtape with Lupe Fiasco, Sebastien Tellier and the Beatles.
Our man from Hamburg, Malte Müller, is not only a talented graphic desginer but has an excellent taste in music.
FvF's 50th mixtape is provided by Tyler Askew from NYC
Melbourne's Christian Vance made a deep psychedelic dance mix with Efdemin, M People, Jacob Korn and more.
Kreuzberg's blatant Wenke Walter captivates our ears for a while with Jai Paul and Co.
Kyra Carusos mixtape provides us with steady runners and new favorites.
Dominik Grötz made a special New Years selection that eases you out of a wild party night and into 2013.
This is part 2 of our Best of 2012 Mixtape, compiled by the team.
This is part 1 of our Best of 2012 Mixtape, compiled by the team.
Taj Reid takes us on a musical ride from the Nineties to the present.
Cologne-born and Berlin-based DJ Max John Buschfeld made a nice winter mix with Rawcotics, Kariya and Prince.
His name is Funk but he plays House - an atmospheric masterpiece by Marius Funk.
Kris Chen of XL Recordings chose contemplative tones for this mix with Tim Maia, Joni Mitchell and Devendra Banhart.
This mixtape was compiled by our old nightlife friend Creathief and features artists like Curtis Vodka and Michael Jackson.
New Yorker Khairi Mdnor is a member Chinatown Soccer Club and enjoys the sound of blues.
Johannes Kleske is a digital strategist and an avid coffee lover. His mix features Jamie Woon, Forss, Juk Juk and more.
Till Spielhoff is a Sound Designer and DJ. Enjoy his mix with Efdemin, Moderat and Kollektiv Turmstrasse.
Caroline's mix has a smooth vibe with 70's icons such as Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd and her father's band Hoelderlin.
Kaspar's selection reflects his involvement in the Berlin nightlife scene as well as the artists he encounters.
The Not-So-Kool-Aid-Acid-Test by Nomad.
Our man from Hamburg compiled with arty tunes from oOoOO and Cliff Martinez garnished with some well chosen Hip-Hop picks.
Our friends from Radius Magazine put together a nice mix of old-school hip hop and UK garage.
Danish Artist Kasper Vang gets us a little lost and loose with psychedelic sounds from Stereolab and Hype Williams.
DJ and producer Pelle Beuys brings The Beatles and Co. along with his sound equipment.
Ghostly and their accomplice Rob Fissmer go loud with musicians Com Truise and Osborne.
Our editor Sarah Weinknecht combines a classic 90's vibe with tasteful contemporary goodies.
Gabe Jaffe has been around in the music scene from places like Ukraine to New York.
A long-time friend of FvF's, Dominik Grötz refreshes the music scene with bands like Hercules & I Love Affair and Dntel.
Roitsch likes to experiment with everything and he proves it with his mixtape created for FvF.
Part of the FvF Family, Ike Forsyth has brought his energetic South African self to this mixtape.
Picknick's LPLD shared his musical knowledge with us – artists like Ahmad Jamal are part of the menu.
Our New York contributor Chris Ambrose completed the second part of what he started for us.
As he runs the music blog Knicken, Schmitz knows what the crowd likes to hear – James Blake and much more.
We head west in the US and take a step back in time with Chris Ambrose's compilation of good ol' classics.
Charmer Lorin puts together a classical vinyl mix and makes us walk down memory lane for a while.
Self-made man Joachim Baan provides a folksy feeling with Oliver Tank, Django Django, and other raspy sounds.
Our dear friend Nomad completed the second part of his mixtape, continuing his smooth ways.
This is a special mix that soundtracked our first book launch party, created by our friend Nomad.
Part of Berlin's House scene, Cocktail D'Amore gives its very best to FvF with a retro-futuristic soundtrack.
From Axel Bauer to Para One & Tacteel, our Parisian collaborator Ilan Rosenblatt has got them all on here.
Rare specimen Artoo is one of Berlin's orginials and makes the crowd melt. here comes a relaxed while.
Dubliner Paul Guinan shares some electronic beats and smooth tunes along this musical journey.
Our friend Andre Henke spins some genre-bending records and shares a solid eclectic selection with FvF.
Midnight Marauders' Nick Smith shows his favourite artists, such as Onra, Dabrye and the amazing Sepalcure.
This is a fun and diverse mix created by our friend Jamal Dixon that represents New York's spirit to the fullest.
Sven Hausherr gets behind the pult and brings along a perfect soundtrack vibe a la Fleetwood Mac and Co.
Part of the trio Brandt Brauer Frick, Paul composed a mix which includes everything from Can to Bahamadia.
Paul Mogg of Moon Unit and Psychonauts with a selection from Velvet Underground to DJ Harvey.
Oliver Kann shares his hip-hop and soul favorites.
This is a specially compiled mix by FvF for you, wishing you a good start into the summer. The Doors combined with dub-step await.
Rerelease of our FvF Mixtape #5 with all-time faves like DJ Shadow, RJD2 and Jessie Ware.
Enjoy this republished FvF Mixtape from the FvF team with artists like James Blake, Jimi Hendrix and Isolée