Empire of the Sun is natuurlijke een unieke band. Maar toch vindt hun muziek genoeg raakvlakken met andere synthpop en electropop acts om deze Perfect… lees meer

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Captivating like Warhaus. Moody like Warhaus. Songs like Warhaus.
door Rens van den Boogaard
Een ode aan de veel te vroeg overleden Tom Pintens.
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door DJ Blue Tone
This is the musical legacy of pianist and composer Joao Donato. Brazilian bossa, jazz, soul, he wrote and played it all. DJ Blue Tone (aka John Kampstra) LOVES all those styles, and is an admirerer of Donato. So we aksed him to round up the classics & the deep cuts.
Perfect Girls from Ipanema
door Didi Hardenberg
A playlist inspired by the late Astrud Gilberto, The 'one and only' Girl From Ipanema.
door Guuzbourg
Songs by The Queen, when she really was the queen! RIP Mrs Tina Turner.
door Didi Hardenberg
Rod Temperton, the composer of Michael Jackson’s Thriller: A white guy at the soul of black pop
door Auke Riemersma
Dutch musical royalty.
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door Rob Heerdink
Now this is what we call quite good...
door Menno Pot
A Perfect ode to Mark Lanegan by Menno Pot.
door Didi Hardenberg
Marcus Miller has been one of the most influential bassists and most in-demand session musicians for several decades.
door Wilbert Leering
Smooth like Sault. Soulful like Sault. Songs like Sault.
door Sander Kerkhof
The Weeknd best sampled songs. What a fest.
Perfect Lee Perry
door Dave Roozendaal
RIP Lee Perry. A proper ode for a legendary, original artist.
door Didi Hardenberg
‘Linda could literally sing anything’ - Dolly Parton
door Bob Tönissen
A legend has passed away.
door Didi Hardenberg
David Sanborn - a true musical giant - turned 75. A great moment for a Perfect playlist.
door Bert Natter
A maestro is no longer with us. But he will forever be that maestro.
door Didi Hardenberg
‘Shorter is the greatest living jazz composer and a key participant in iconic recordings by Art Blakey, Miles Davis, Weather Report, Joni Mitchell, and Steely Dan.’ (The New Yorker, 25 augustus 2018)
door Wilbert Leering
Rest in peace, Bill.
door Guuzbourg

“Liesbeth List is overleden. U kent de hits, of u zou ze toch moeten kennen. De Brel-vertalingen, de duetten met Shaffy. ‘Te veel, te vaak’,… lees meer

door Pierre Faa
Marie Laforêt chose to explore a diverse territory, like a constantly moving kaleidoscope of stories, moods, rhythms and sounds.
door Erwin Blom
'An absolute titan of music has passed on' - Andy Bell
door Sandeman
Kanye sampled 'm, we curated 'm. Well, 'we'...DJ Sandeman did
door DJ Sandeman
Kanye sampled 'm, we curated 'm. Well, 'we'...DJ Sandeman did
door Didi Hardenberg
'For your bedroom needs, we sell everything but the girl!'
door Guuzbourg

Guuzbourg: Bibio’s folktronica doet verlangen naar frisse weilanden, omzoomd met eeuwenoude bomen. Naar glooiende vergezichten. ‘Ribbons’, het meest recente album van Stephen ‘Bibio’ Wilkinson is… lees meer

door Melle Kromhout
This legendary German band makes so much more than just 'noise'...and it's also quite good in making noise.
door David Kleijwegt
David Kleijwegt is one the biggest Dutch fans of Scott Walker... And you kinda hear that in this compilation.
door Leo Blokhuis
Hail to one of the queens, Clydie King ✝
door The Yearlings
The biggest influences of The Yearlings #altcountry #eightiesguitarpop
door Didi Hardenberg
Roy Hargrove was a jazzcat like a jazzcat was supposed to be.
door Guuzbourg
Bye Tony. It was beautiful and it will remain so for a long time.
door Rens van den Boogaard
A Perfect Low before it becomes impossible to make a selection. This band keeps producing diamonds & pearls.
door St Paul
The queen is dead. Beautiful home of the soul. Let us listen.
A Perfect inspired on the fantastic sounds of Khruangbin: soul, world, psychedelica, 60's & 70's. Enjoy!
door Guuzbourg
Only two records in, and already a Perfect. Hell yes!
door Tessa Douwstra
A mesmerizing (and yet surprisingly grooving) Perfect by Tessa Douwstra aka Luwten.
door Peter Zantingh
Yes, they're monotonous. Yes, they're brilliant. Writer/journalist Peter Zantingh made a Perfect for one of the best bands around: Brooklyn-based The National.
door St Paul
Achtentwintig nummers van Nina Simone. Op één dansavond. In chronologische volgorde. Grooving To Nina Simone! By St Paul.
door René van der Veen
'In welk hoekje moeten we deze muziek plaatsen? Surf? Lofi? Psychedelic? Waar het één eindigt en het andere begint laat ik graag aan de mensen die er verstand van hebben. Ik ben er in ieder geval dol op.'
door Michiel Veenstra, Norbert Pek
Our favorite geek rock band deserved a Perfect. And Norbert Pek & Michiel Veenstra did a really great job with this one. And if your Dutch is any good, read the liner notes!
door Rob Heerdink
Dan Auerbach built his Nashville dream studio and invited his favorite old-school Nashville cats to make an album about making songs in Nashville. These are some of the tracks that (may have) inspired him.
It's about time for a Perfect Kendrick.
door Joost de Ruiter
Jamie XX is currently one of the most exciting and versatile electronic music producers. This playlists celebrates his music, as well music created by other artists/producers that sound like Jamie.
door Mozes Leering
Boef. Reigning streaming champion of the Dutch rap game.
The man who was Rock 'n Roll. From his music to his tax evasions.
door Jaak Mulder
Donny knows. Donny understands. Donny soothes.
door Aux
If you like the Unstoppable Funk Phenomenon, you also like this.
door René Noels
Never underestimate the power of The Brothers Gibb...all Gibb songs, some perfomed by others.
door Pondertone
Elvis Costello is one of Pondertone’s musical heroes. This Perfect contains the songs that inspired Patrick Tersteeg in writing for Pondertone.
A perfect summary of 26. An ode to one the greatest ever.
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door DJ Sandeman
This is Perfect is XL. Because that's how Drake rolls.
door DJ Sandeman
Best tracks sampled by Drake, collected by Sandeman.
door Sandeman
The third XX album contains more samples than the previous two. DJ Sandeman selected/collected Jamie XX's best ones he used for The XX and his own record.
door Grey Nomad
Grey Nomad's biggest influences.
Where did Bruno got his Mars?
door Guuzbourg
Meet Marc Collin. The man, the myth.
door Wilbert Leering
An ode to the Pimp of Funk.
door Rufus Ketting
Everlasting Paul Simon...
door Wilbert Leering
Meet the Native Tongues. Legendary Hip Hop posse from the 80s/90s.
door Guuzbourg
Producer/singer/songwriter Kashif Saleem passed away to some funky planet probably. Maybe he groove in peace.
door St Paul
If you like Mozes & The've come to the right place.
door Berend Dubbe
An inspirational playlist to get you in the right mood for Bauer's new album.
door St Paul
A warming up for 'No More Heroes: LCD Soundsystem' @ TivoliVredenburg (16 sept).
door Guuzbourg
Rest in peace, wonderful, talented Toots.
If you can't get enough of Blood Orange's Freetown Sound, this is just what you need.
door Peter Jeucken
This Perfect Aimee Mann might as well be called Perfect Popsongs.
door Matthijs van Burg
Nevermind the Pac Jam. Nevermind the Gap Band. Nevermind the Zap Band. Nevermind the Funk Scam. Cause we're The Red Hot Chili Peppers!
door Leo Blokhuis
An ode to country legend Guy Clark (1941 - 2016), by Leo Blokhuis.
door Wilbert Leering
21 bonus tracks for the lovers of AIR's Moon Safari (1998).
door Leo Blokhuis
Leo Blokhuis made the perfect encore/amuse to Radiohead's latest masterpiece.
The perfect Perfect if you like The Life of Pable just as much as Kanye does ;-)
door Leroy Rey
A celebration of the Tribe's genious, but also an ode to Phife Dawg, of course...
door Wilbert Leering
More of that psychedelic folky soul stuff.
The man.
Did Anderson .Paak made the album of the year (already)? Then this would be the Perfect of the Year ;-)
door Guuzbourg
18 perfect hats off to Bowie.
door Henno Oldenbeuving & Wilbert Leering
Part one is more The Beatles 'by Paul'. Part two, this one, has a more 'John' feel.
door Henno Oldenbeuving & Wilbert Leering
Part one is more The Beatles 'by Paul'. Part two has a more 'John' feel.
door Mischa Verheijden
They came, saw and conquered.
door Wilbert Leering
Fronted by the flamboyant Marc Bolan, they hit big in Britain during the peak of '70s glam rock, influencing acts ranging from alternative to metal.
door Roy Santiago
Just plain perfect.
Begins where E.L.O ends and ends where E.L.O. begins. Simple irresistible.
door St Paul

Samen met Joost van Bellen en vj Switchdoctor mocht ik afgelopen zaterdag een avond rondom Joy Division en New Order bouwen. Een vierdubbele eer! Op… lees meer

door Marijn Hermanus
A salute to the founder of New Orleans funk. R.I.P. Alain Toussaint (1938-2015)
door Clemens Rikken
Daniel Romano is the youngest, true country hero. This Perfect is a raid through his record collection.
door Olaf van der Geld
After the Beatles exploded, George Harrison erupted musically. And finally his music is on Spotify!
door Roy Santiago
It's Bowie. It's XL. It's perfect.
door Tom Smeets
Max 'Hitmaker' Martin.
door Bertolf
Bertolf just released his fifth solo album, First & Then. This Perfect is full of inspirational tracks for that album.
door Guuzbourg
If you like The'll love this.
door Didi Hardenberg
Every now and then a true genius stands up and redefines the instrument he Michael Brecker.
door René van der Veen
The band that should have been way bigger, in terms of record sales.
door Guuzbourg & Didi Hardenberg
A new chapter in Jazz, The Epic album by Kamasi Washington. If you like, you've came to the right place.
Hot Chocolate Frontman
door Guuzbourg
RIP Errol Brown. Girl crazy winner for ever!
door Paul Bakker
If you like the mellowness, the soulfulness and the humor of Action Bronson. You've came to the right place.
door Didi Hardenberg
Gotcha! is back...but don't call it a comeback. They are just as timeless as this playlist.
door Olaf van der Geld
Dr John will cure all y'alls ills..
door Roy van Vilsteren
In the nineties The Black Crowes conquered the world with their sweaty bluesy rock. #1 fan Roy van Vilsteren selected his favourite tracks, which haven't lost their magic.
door Olaf van der Geld
Meet the wonderful, magical Harry Nilsson: blissful pop, wild rock, eccentric comedy songs, extravagant, cinematic epics and intimate, philosophical ballads.
door Claudy Lubbers
D'Angelo is Back! You Want More? You Get More!
door Y'skid & St Paul
A Perfect that combines tracks of the Beastie Boys with tracks you can easily associate to the Boys Entering Anarchistic States Towards Internal Excellence (yessir!)
door Olaf van der Geld
After 1984 Elton John should have stopped making music. He wrote enough classics to last a few lifetimes.
door Stan Steeghs
Volume 2. A man of this calibre deserves it.
door Guuzbourg
Father John Misty released one the big records of 2015, a straight up contender for album of the year. And this is probably one of the big Perfects of the year as well.
door Johan Gijsen
No Wu-Tang without soul!
door Guuzbourg
A Perfect Prefab Sprout could have been just their entire 'Steve McQueen' album from 1985. But Guuzbourg put a little more effort into it. A compilation of perfect popsongs...
door St Paul
Perfect Talk Talk. For 'tis necessary. Rest in peace, Mark.
door Ethan Hawke
If the Beatles would have made one last giant album, it would have sounded like this...according to Ethan Hawke.
door Rob Heerdink
Demis Roussos was a pan-European, if not global, presence in the 1970s with a repertoire ranging from prog-rock with Aphrodite's Child to German schlagers to collaborations with maybe every non-english speaking singer of the 70s and 80s.
Mark Ronson's Uptown Special is almost like a compilation...a great mix of soul, funk, sixties, R&B, pop and a hint of psychedelica. That's exactly what this Perfect is.
door Didi Hardenberg
Miles' sound (and brilliance) is best heard through his slower, more melancholic work.
door Aux
"I don't always play Rammstein...but when I do, so do my neighbours"...finally on Spotify! Jawohl!
door René Passet
Nick Talbot aka Gravenhurst suddenly passed away last week. René Passet made (and wrote) this beautiful requiem for him...
door Ewout van der Wouden & Michael Kragt
Is it the groove? The lovingly dissonant guitars? John McCrea's flat, sarcastic voice? The band's shout-a-longs? It's Cake, and we love it, that's the only thing for sure.
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door Gijsbert Kamer
Everybody needs more Roxy Music (and Bryan Ferry) in his/her live!
door Quincy Troeno
There's some Taylor Swift left on Spotify...
door Alwine de Jong
Ella Fitzgerald. The greatest? Maybe! A perfect Perfect? Definitely!
door Stephan van Peursem
Top of the postrock. For over twenty years. Perfect moment for a Perfect.
door Norbert Pek & Wilbert Leering
Alt-J's sound is unique, of this was kind of a tricky Perfect. From the XX to Tom Vek and from Wild Beasts to Teleman. And everything in between (en right next to it).
door Lars Meijer
Prince is often covered. But The Purple One did some covers himself as well...the perfect ones in one list.
door Rufus Ketting
Blonde Redhead is a trip and Rufus Ketting is the tour guide.
door Aux
Zoot Woman are electroclash heroes from Britain. Plastic-y synth-pop of the 80s, cheesy at first glance but there's much more beneath that shiny surface. The same goes for this Perfect, btw.
door Jerry Goossens
All songs covered by The Ramons...talking about on epic collection. Hey ho, let's go!
door EKKO
The poppy shoegazers are back! Back with their third album and in Utrecht's EKKO. On monday the 11th of august they take the stage. See you there!
door Steven Wiltjer
Dancehallmusic wouldn't be the same without 'studio band' Roots Radics. They dominated the sound in the first half of the 1980s
In loving memory of Dee Dee, Tommy, Johnny and Joey.
door David Kleijwegt
Bobby Womack, a true soul legend. Not the Womack behind the eighties hit Teardrops, but the one that gave The Rolling Stones their first number one...and much, much more. He died on June 27, 2014. Leaving behind great tunes ánd great stories.
door Peter de Koning & Sizzer Amsterdam
What can we say? 'Hell awaits' you? It's 'Raining Blood'? Meet 'Angel Of Death'?
door Alexis Vos
A lovely Perfect that tries to fill the void Stipe and his mates left behind. A little bit. The sound is there...The Voice is lacking, of course
door Claudy Lubbers
Funk. Soul. Grooves. Moves...and sexy as hell.
door Robbin Bakker
RAWK! This band gives you the best bluesrockpunkpsychedelica-blend in town.
door St Paul
Stevie Wonder. Classic as in CLASSIC. St Paul narrowed all that gold Stevie came up with down to 25 tracks. Not in chronological order, but in order of feeling.
An XL ode to Nick Drake and his music. A Perfect playlist that will take you to melancholy capital. Be safe.
door Unterwelten
A genuine musical trip. Bach, Bon Iver, Velvet Underground, DM Stith, Joseph Arthur, Bowie (and many more)...side by side in perfect harmony. From the dark end of the soul across the wobbly path of despair it takes you to beautiful places...
door Pondertone
A 17 track perfect synopsis of Eels. Gloomy: yes, boring: never. Around the dark clouds the weltschmerz, guilt and sorrow there is still some silver lining...this is not rock bottom, it can always get worse!
Probably one of the best albums of 2014, so we are aiming high with this one...
door Frank Meeuwsen
Let's celebrate those pearls Kurt Cobain left us with. Frank Meeuwsen picked 17 of 'm.
A small ode by 15 fans for one of the biggest voices ever...
door Guuzbourg
No hits, just nuggets. 16 hidden pearls retrouvé by Guuzbourg. Enjoy!
door Job Roggeveen
What inspires Happy Camper Job Roggeveen to make such beautful songs? Well: eels, Das Pop, Sufjan Stevens, Chilly Gonzales and more. Great songs only.
door Maurits Westerik
Elmer Johnson, Elston Gunn, Blind Boy Grunt, Jack Frost, Lucky Wilbury, Robert Milkwood Thomas, Sergei Petrov, Jack Fate, Tedham Porterhouse, His Royal Bobness, Bobby, Zimmy, Zimbo, The Voice of a Generation, The Bard aka Bob Dylan. Too big for just one name.
door Martijn Groeneveld
Hail Quincy.
door Susan Stiletti
Why limit yourself to top 40/mainstream female artists? Bé can carry a tune alright but there are so many other truly talented singers out there. Here's a small list Susan Stiletti compiled.
door Jacqueline Govaert
Jacqueline Govaert's new album Songs To Soothe does exactly what the title promises. This Perfect contains the beautiful songs that were floating around while making her new album...
door Real Estate
The inspiration to Real Estate 2014 record 'Atlas'. Nuggets and classics, all the way from Little Wings to The Grateful Dead, via Bob Dylan.
door Theo Miggelbrink
George Drakoulias is the man who discovered the Beastie Boys, and who later produced for Rick Rubin’s American Recordings. Best known for his productions for The Black Crowes, Tom Petty and personal favourites Ride!
door Jaap Boots
The first word that comes to mind is 'inimitable' (ok, we used google translate for that one). Especially his early works are a grand mixture of blues, pop, funk and audio-collages, to name a few.
door Jack & Paddymac
Blur's nerdy one, with the spectacles, you know, the best guitar player of his generation, the best guitarist since Johnny Marr... Perfect, catchy pop songs with a slightly sour twist and a good piece of melancholy on the side.
door Nout van Deijck
This American-Venezuelan king of freak folk made quite a reputation for himself the last 10 years. It's time for a Perfect.
door Ewout van der Wouden
A collection of perfect thing in common...well, one man in common: singer, songwriter, producer Neil Finn. A lot of guilty pleasure here, which comes with the perfect popsong-territory of course.
door Guuzbourg
If you like Stromae, you'll love this Perfect. It's a hats off to this Belgian hero (who's every french teacher's pet off course, for taking this language back to the kids) full of french heroes, hip hop, eurohouse and a drunk piano.
door Eddy Stolk
Legendary stuff.
door Rens van den Boogaard
Richard Swift? Richard Swift! The man behind Damien Jurado, Foxygen and others. A great singer-songwriter and a great producer as well. This is an introduction to Swift's work...
door Dave von Raven
Some people call the Dylan the American Boudewijn de Groot. It's probably the other way around, but this man is truly in a league of his own. Great lyrics, great tunes and a great Perfect.
Finally: Oasis on Spotify and Deezer! So here it is, Perfect Oasis. 23 brilliant tracks by our favourite rock-'n-roll-stars.
door Meindert Talma
Meindert Talma's biggest influences. A Perfect that takes you from Phillip Glass to Mick Jagger and from Sonic Youth to Lauri Anderson. Quite a ride.
The Everly Brothers
door Guuzbourg
Don't ever underestimate the influence of the Everly Brothers. And that's hard to do after this Perfect...
door Wilbert Leering
Perfect advice for every starting rapper or r&b act: "Go see the doctor!". Dr Dre definitely definitely deserves the official Perfect Producer Seal of Approval.
door Jack Poels
The two kings of their own unique genre 'country-rock 'n roll-close harmony'. Phil passed away on january 3rd. He was 75 years old. Jack Poels made this honorary Perfect, with a few awesome covers...
door Mieke Atema
A most versatile and thoughtful bloke, indie-hero Sufjan Stevens. His remedy for the annual christmas blues is more christmas songs. This perfect is sort of a synopsis of two box-sets he produced over the years. Thank god for great music.
door Ruben Huis in t Veld
Brilliant Dreampop with a hint of classical music. Made for the fall and the winter. Made to ease troubles and pains. Made in Canada, with love.
door Frank Meeuwsen
Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed guitar music single-handedly, with two hands (and his teeth). Pretty damn hard to make Perfect on this guy, on the left you have the disappointed people and on the right the 'I hate to say I told you so, it's impossible to make a Perfect about God'-crowd. In the middle, there's us.
door Norbert Mol
This Perfect takes you from Kelis to Beyoncé and from No Doubt to Daft Punk, and clearly proves Pharrell is one of greatest artist & producer of his time.
door Frank Beemer
A perfect artist for a Perfect. A huge carreer with big hits, but he has so many different sides, besides the hits. Frank Beemer made a Perfect about the 'other Elvis' which he calls the 'best of the rest'. Enjoy!
door Norbert Pek
This isn't pulp, this is pure brilliance. Norbert Pek selected his favourite tracks of these Britpop-heroes.
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door Eddy Stolk
Classic. Classic. Classic. We must say: it takes some guts to make a Perfect about a band like this. You're bound to miss something (according to others) or to be too much in the know. This Perfect is just...well...perfect. Enjoy!
door Reijer van 't Hul & Luuk Kloosterboer
So You Fink You Can Fink? Well, you can now. Although it might appear if you don't listen closey, that Fink is a singer-songwriter, it's actually Fin Greenall and band. And with their intens vibe they take you all kinds of places...
door Hans Vrijmoed
A Perfect 'Pumpkins' mostly based on albumtracks and b-sides. It gives you a heavenly cocktail of rock, goth rock, psychedelia, and dream pop with a topping of swirling, distorted guitars. Just what the doctor ordered. Enjoy!
door Art Rooijakkers
"Before Elvis there was nothing", said John Lennon. We couldn't agree more. It makes perfect sense that this Elvis-tribute by Art Rooijakkers is our 500th Perfect.
door Guuzbourg
A perfect tribute to Lou Reed, part two. This part is a collection of perfect covers. It ads to the legend that Lou Reed was. The songs he and Velvet Undergound wrote were/are that inspiring and that good.
door Chris Bieze
Rock In Peace, Lou.
door DAAU
Melancholy doesn't exclude optimism in this collection of music that was an influence on the members of Daau while composing their 'Eight definitions' album: Brian Eno, Cluster, Johan Johansson and more
door Roy Santiago
The ultimate songwriter's songwriter. Roy Santiago is a songwriter himself and these are his favourite songs by his favourite songsmith.
door Rufus Ketting
All Perfects are made with shitloads of effort and heart...but for some bands it's just a little harder. Sonic Youth is definitely one them...Rufus Ketting went all the way.
door Bent Van Looy
Bent Van Looy made a Perfect of the music that inspired him the most during the making of Around The Bend, his solo album he made with Jason Falker. It's an amazing collection of melancholic songs.
door Kurt Vile
Kurt Vile released this Mixtape in anticipation of his EP titled It’s A Big World Out There (And I’m Scared) and the deluxe edition of Wakin On A Pretty's pretty damn Perfect.
door Jungle By Night
Fela Kuti (1938-1997) was the first combining western funk and jazz with traditional african rhythms and grooves. He called it afrobeat. Felabration is a celebration of the life and music of The Black President.
door Norbert Mol
Four classic albums full of electronica-hiphop-poetry... The time is right for a Perfect! By Norbert Mol .
door Martijn Koetsier
In 1998 a compilation of Guns N' Roses's Use Your Illusion 1 and 2 came out. The choice of tracks on that compilation were much debated issue. Martijn Koetsier wanted to end the discussion once and for all...
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We throw a party on the 20th of october.. An ode to legendary Elliott Smith is part of that. We - or rather some of the greatest dutch musicians - will make a live Perfect Elliott Smith and this is to get you warmed up.
door David Kleijwegt
Tim Buckley is of course much more than just Jeff's dad. He's one the best vocalists from the sixties...he drew from folk, psychedelic rock and progressive jazz to create great, adventurous work in his brief lifetime.
door Jorgen van de Burgt
We present you the complete width of Josh Homme's genius (according to Jorgen van de Burgt). Be it as a guitarist, drummer, singer or producer, Josh never goes with the flow.
door Atze de Vrieze
The 10 best Alex Turner ballads according to 3voor12's Atze de Vrieze. 'Alex Turner ballads', almost a genre in its' own right. Enjoy!
door Jan Kinds
Legendary beats, historic bass...Chemical Brothers are still the ultimate weekend starters and closers on a after party. Chemicals that never wear off.
door Norbert Pek
Holland's finest, Daryll-Ann is back. To celebrate their reunion (and because they are a favorite) , Norbert Pek picked his favourite 'songs that saved your life.'
door Erik Verzijl
After leaving The Smiths, and effectively ending the greatest pop-band ever, Johnny went on a career focussing on him as session-guitarist/co-writer with artists ranging from Bryan Ferry to Bert Jansch. Johnny makes it ring!
door Leonard van den Pol
An ode to the late JJ Cale (5 december 5 1938 – 26 juli 2013), not with a Perfect of his own music, but with the music of the artists he inspired.
door Wessel van Hulssen
Suck it and hear!
door Peter Kruder
Peter Kruder made this awesome Pink Floyd mix for you. Warning: It's a full on trip.
door Celine van Gemert
A Perfect with a rather self explanatory title. Capturing that Disclosure-thing: a bold mixture of various dance styles with a pop-feel on top.
door Marco Witkamp
Finally on Spotify & Deezer: the band that hardly ever had a hit single but who made some of the most succesful records of the past 45 years with just doing what they felt like doing.
door rich-ears
There's a place in the world where the sun always shines, it's called Lenny Ibizarre-land. He's the king en he rules with a soft, mellow, chilled out, trippy fist. Rich-ears 19th Perfect mix!
door Anne Broekman
Many mental pictures of Kate Bush are probably the same: Kate B. dancing mystically in a white dress. Anne Broekman is here to set the record straight: she made awesome music!
door Jack Parow
The original donker dodgy Afrikaans rapper is coming to get us, and he’s bringing Van Coke Kartel and Bittereinder along!
door Guuzbourg
When it comes to french music, we only trust Guuzbourg. Especially when it's about a female french singers. This Perfect (Vanessa) Paradis is van-tastic: light, sunny, delicieux.
door St. Paul
DJ St Paul hosted a High Fidelity-like evening with excellent Dutch singer/songwriter Bertolf. This compilation is the perfect souvenir with Ron Sexsmith, The Coral, Rufus Wainwright and more.
door Bas Krijn
The Beatles are NOT on Spotify or Deezer, but in a way they are. By their influence on so many bands. These 16 songs the greatest Beatlesque songs Bas Krijn could find . It's not better than the Fab Four, but still perfect!
door Het Funk Fenomeen
The perfect sequel to the extreme popular Perfect If You Like Daft Punk. More slow dance grooves, more disco, more pop.
door Pierre van Veldhoven
For many this was once probably the coolest bands on the planet. This Perfect gives you a taste of how good they were. The non-singles, what better way prove that? Great songs that could have been big hits.
door Marc van der Haas
Their EP 'In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country' just might be the most beautiful piece of electronica ever made. 4 Tracks, pure Perfection (duh!). But Marc van der Haas has more to offer.
door Atze de Vrieze
Who & what inspired - and still inspires - 'the princess of grooves' Solange Knowles? Yep, Beyoncé's kid sister. Some remarkable names in this Perfect, like: Coldplay and Of Montreal. By Atze de Vrieze.
door Sandeman & Aux
Nothing beats the real thing (Prince = King), but these covers are still pretty damn good. Brought to you by Aux & Sandeman. Covers by Sufjan Stevens, Cindy Lauper, Gary Numan, Simple Minds and more!
door Rufus Ketting
After the Beatles Paul McCartney still had some great tunes up his sleeve.
door Nicole Blommers
Nicole Blommers made this ode to Chilly - and we quote her and second that - 'who's an inspirational, multi-talented, unstoppable musical genius.' Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of musical vibes.
door René Passet
Perfect Depeche Mode in two parts. The first part: the best songs, the second part: the best remixes. Both carefully selected by Rene Passet.
door Rene Passet
Perfect Depeche Mode in two parts. The first part: the best songs, the second part (this part): the best remixes. Both carefully selected by Rene Passet.
door David Haakman
The word 'enigmatic' comes to mind... This is an extremely special band. Nothing like this, really. Listen to this Perfect with your headphones on and you'll be enchanted (enigmatic and enchanted, in one introduction! Wow!)
door Het Funk Fenomeen
This Perfect If You Like Daft Punk by Het Funk Fenomeen is really really hard not to dance to. The Robots would nod to approve.
door Clemens Rikken
Bill Withers is so much more than Ain't No Sunshine. The man's a genius. Oh yes. And Clemens Rikken shows us why.
door Floris Janssen
This Perfect is perfect if you love... melodramatic-ness, nick drake-ness, pure English folk-ness and great voice-ness.
door Johan Gijsen
As Perfect-maker Johan Gijsen puts it: My Morning Jacket evolved from a lo-fi Americana band to a pompous rockband. And he means this in a love-drenched way.
door Jack Poels
One of best Dutch songwriters made this 'Perfect Autobiography'. We're honoured. Jack Poels really made a very fine fine Perfect.
door Jack Poels
Who & what inspired (and still does) Dutch songwriter Jack Poels (Rowwen Heze, Herberg de Troost) the most musically. He 'tells' you himself with this handcrafted Perfect Jack Poels Inspired Playlist.
door Henk Kanning
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs definitely deserve a Perfect. Great band, great songs, great singer (!) and about to release their fourth album.
door Just Fontein

Frank Zappa is bekend, ook op Maar hij was zelden alleen. Daarom een Perfect met nadruk op zijn band: The Mothers of Invention. Muziek… lees meer

door Atze de Vrieze
Where did the young baroque-pop-god Jacco Gardner draw his inspiration from? Atze de Vrieze tells you, with a fantastic Perfect. You hear e.g. The Zombies, Love, Terry Reid and Syd Barrett.
door David Kleijwegt
David Kleijwegt's Perfect Beach Boys a perfect Perfect. He made a great selection of songs and wrote fantastic liner notes to go with it [in Dutch].
door Erik Verzijl
This guy must be the inspiration for all of Jens Lekman's work. And many others. A true pearl on, this one. Made by Erik Verzijl.
door Wilbert Mutsaers
The man who somehow manages to connect hiphop, pop, alternative music, R&B, top producers, afro and american. Perfect-maker Wilbert Mutsaers even calls him 'The greatest man in hiphop. Ever'.
door Atze de Vrieze
That Compton-thing was all over his first album, but 'good kid m.A.A.d. city' still was a big step ahead in hip hop. And this Perfect takes you one step back: Kendrick Lamar's biggest influences. By Atze de Vrieze.
door Leon Geuyen
The band that (together with Son Volt) rose from the ashes of Uncle Tupelo and practically invented alt. country. A great selection from a great band by Leon Geuyen.
door Norbert Pek
Our favourite piano man. Great songs, great tongue-in-cheek lyrics (that still get the point across), great live shows. One of our most balanced Perfects, compiled by Norbert Pek.
door Peter van der Ploeg
These guys hammer it home each and every song. No mercy, whatsoever.
door rich-ears
Rich-ears' sonic trips are notorious. This is his 17th mix! For the launch of he went all out with a two part symphony based on The Orb's work. This is part 2.
door rich-ears
Rich-ears' sonic trips are notorious. This is his 17th mix! For the launch of he went all out with a two part symphony based on The Orb's work. This is part 2.
door Atze de Vrieze
What made (and makes) the guys from Fleet Foxes tick? Atze de Vrieze made a great list of their inspiration. With Graham Nash, Roy Harper, Van Morrison, Neil Young, The Magnatic Fields and more.
door Atze de Vrieze
Where did Arcade Fire get their inspiration from? From Bowie, The Clash, Jay Reatard, Roy Orbison, Cindy Lauper and many more. A surprising list by Atze de Vrieze.
door Janco Kulik
In 2004 Danger Mouse made The Grey Album which combined a cappellas from Jay-Z’s The Black Album with instrumentals from The Beatles's White Album. Great stuff, and it went uphill from there.
door Joost Reijnders
Great tunes, great stories, great voice. Singer Colin Meloy takes you to dark places of the world. This is the ultimate selection.
door Gijsbregt Brouwer
The early (small) hours were the best. Punkish, non-compromising, before the singing lessons of James. Follow this crash course in Metallica and start "acting like a maniac".
door Gijsbregt Brouwer
Start crooning, pop your Crystal and head for the afterparty: Robert Sylvester Kelly is in the house. The best list of R. Kelly. Of course without I Believe I Can Fly.
door rich-ears
"Enjoy these 2 hours of intelligent dance music. Headphones recommended. Buckle up!", as rich-ears puts it himself.
door rich-ears
Mixed & compiled on Ibiza, and that's exactly what you feel with this rich-ears perfect mix.
door Erik Zwennes
Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr. aka Jay Reatard died in january 2010. A young (garage) punk legend. Erik Zwennes made a Perfect to honour his talent and attitude.
door rich-ears
These guys were the lords of lounge, against their will. They have more talent than José Padilla can stow in his villa on the south coast of Ibiza.
door Hugo Vogel
Don't judge John Denver by his cover. The man has some stories to tell, and they are pretty cool stories.
door Atze de Vrieze
One of the coolest sounding bands, ever. This is their inspiration. By Atze de Vrieze. With The Stooges, Mos Def, Otis Redding, Muddy Waters, The Staple Sisters, Nathaniel Mayer & more.
door Atze de Vrieze
Justin Vernon, the singer, has lyrics written by Indigo Girls tattooed on his chest. So that's one inspiration. Find out some more like Elliott Smith and Tom Petty, in this Perfect by Atze de Vrieze.
door Atze de Vrieze
What sounds made DJ Shadow what he is today? Atze de Vrieze helps you find the answer. With Nirvana, Tom Vek, Kraftwerk, The Third Guitar, Flying Island, 2 LIVE CREW and more.
door Atze de Vrieze
Who & what made The Roots the band they are today? Atze de Vrieze compiled this perfect playlist, with some very surprising names on it. Sting, Slum Village, Bill Withers, Fela Kuti & more.
door Atze de Vrieze
Destroyer's Kaputt is smooth as mayonaise... how come? This 'inspiration'-playlist gives you the answer. With Steely Dan, Morrissey, Swan Lake, Primal Scream, Roxy Music, Miles Davis & more.
door Atze de Vrieze
Frank Ocean, Earl Sweatshirt, Hodgy Beats and Tyler, The Creator are Odd Future. On this Perfect Atze de Vrieze highlights their darker influences, but also Justin Bieber.
door Atze de Vrieze
Kings of Convenience have been, like any other band, influenced by. Atze de Vrieze knows by whom: A-ha, Jens Lekman, The Smiths, Portishead, Robin S and Phonique.
door Atze de Vrieze
They call their style 'Flower punk', how did it came this far? Black Lips-influences only! With Davila 666, Love, Deerhunter, Link Wray, The Seeds, The J.B.'s, Kim Fowley & more.
door Guuz Hoogaerts (aka Guuzbourg)
New wave synth pop deluxe. Japan was great, Mick Karn was as well. That's why Guuzbourg made this energetic Perfect.
door Roh & Frank Meeuwsen
A Perfect for the legendary Sublme. Roh and Frank Meeuwsen honour the crossover band. Skapunk & muchmuch more.
door Alexis Vos
R.I.P. R.E.M. But thankfully Alexis Vos made this Perfect R.E.M. Without the big obvious hits. But many gems to remember them by.
door Atze de Vrieze
The biggest influences on the music of Arctic Monkeys, compiled by Atze de Vrieze. The Libertines, QOTSA, Shocking Blue, The Ink Spots, ESG, Jimi Hendrix, The Coral & more.
door rich-ears
"File under #Easy & seriously #Uneasy listening…", according to rich-ears himself.
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door rich-ears
Rich-ears' ode to Pete Namlook, the master ambient-technno producer. Part two.
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door rich-ears
Rich-ears' ode to Pete Namlook, the master ambient-technno producer. Part one.
door Joost Reijnders
Many people only know the (also many) greatest hits Queen made. That's a shame. Joost Reijnders picked the best cherries out of the huge Queen-catalogue. Perfect Queen is simply full of brilliant songs.
door Eric Looge
Maynard James Keenan? Yes, Maynard James Keenan. He did Tool, A Perfect Circle, Puscifer, and much more heavy sh*t. Eric Looge gave him the Perfect Maynard James Keenan he deserved.
door Elsbeth Teeling
In the movie Garden State Natalie Portman declared that The Shins "...will change your life" And like always, she's right. Elsbeth Teeling collected their most beautiful songs.
door Thijs ter Avest
Leonard Cohen-songs you can't live without. Some well-known, some not-so-well-known, all legendary. By Thijs ter Avest.
door Guuz Hoogaerts (aka Guuzbourg)
Yes, the daughter-of. Her best and his favourite tracks by Filles Sourires Mastermind Guuzbourg.
door Gijs Wilbrink
Two of the world's greatest songwriters showcase their craft with (versions of their) hits by Ben E. King, Peggy Lee, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Shirley Bassey, David Bowie and Jeff Buckley.
door Clemens Rikken
Wilson Pickett meets Frank Zappa in a bad mood: that's Perfect Swamp Dogg according to Clemens Rikken.
door St. Paul
DJ St. Paul organised an evening with Tim Knol in De Kleine Komedie. It lead to this Inspired-compilation with The Kinks, Laura Marling, Nick Lowe, Daryll-Ann, Baxter Dury, John Paul Keith and more.
door Alexis Vos
Ryan. Adams. Just. Can't. Stop. Wring. Music. And often we're thankful about that. Alexis Vos picked the right gems out of the big Ryan Adams-treasure.
door Jurre Anema
Sharp Darts only on this The Streets-compilation. Jurre shows us what this geezer is capable of. And that's a lot.
door Mischa Verheijden
Right after the long-awaited Beach Boys-album Smile, Mischa Verheijden made the perfect Beach Boys-compilation. That's why we call it Perfect Beach Boys.
door Marian van Kesteren
Of course this Americana rockgroup deserved a fine fine Perfect. Marian van Kesteren made the ideal GLB-selection.
door Guuzbourg & Arja van den Bergh
In the Inspired-series we present the music you must love when you adore Feist. With Nina Simone, Neko Case, Gonzales, Ron Sexsmith, Mocky, Satie, Peaches & Ramones.
door rich-Ears
Perfect Orbital, just what the doctor ordered. A rich-ears special.
door Victor Romijn
Oh those cool melodic Röyksopp-dudes with their warm tunes. Of course they deserved a Perfect. And Victor Romijn made it.
door Rich-Ears
An irresistible trip to joy and happiness, you're party leader: rich-ears. And yes, it's an hommage to Mixmaster Morris as well.
door rich-Ears
Rich-Ears meets the engimatic Four Tet. Beautiful.
door Rich-Ears
Coldcut are an English dance music duo comprising Matt Black and Jonathan More: eclectic as in eclectic: electronic dance music, featuring cut up samples of hip hop, breaks, jazz, spoken word and various other types of music.
door René Noels
'Oh, that's where Dr. Dre got that beat and those sounds!' Cool original tunes only.
door Allard de Wijkerslooth
When it comes down to British music, Manchester >>> London. More proof: I Am Kloot.
door Roy Santiago
Pixies are small people, these are all great songs. Compiled by Dutch singer Roy Santiago.
door Kris Keijser
'Larry Graham is to bass playing what Jimi Hendrix meant for guitar players', according to compiler Kris Keijser. He'll show you why.
door Clemens Rikken
The birth of alt. country by its pin-up boy Gram Parsons and his original band The Flying Burrito Brothers. Gram + Emmylou = strawberries & cream.
door Thijs Hoebers
Swedish rock from the garage, their best songs picked by Thijs Hoebers.
door Thijs Hoebers
For some time in the early 80's Bob Mould and Grant Hart played in everyone's favourite underground US alternative rock band. On this Pürfect Thijs Hoebers collects his favourite tracks, for all of us to enjoy.
door Hielke Mous
By releasing no single bad album this century (as a matter of fact, he didn't in the previous), Nick Cave entered the same realm as Neil Young, Van Morrison and Bob Dylan. Great great songwriting, with a little danger added.
door Rich-Ears
A super supersonic trip. By Rich-Ears.
door Joost Reijnders
More people on stage than Kyteman's Orchestra, bigger afro's than Billy Preston, more coke than Bowie, more LSD than Brian Wilson. Welcome the P-Funk!
door Joost Reijnders
More people on stage than Kyteman's Orchestra, bigger afro's than Billy Preston, more coke than Bowie, more LSD than Brian Wilson. Welcome the P-Funk!
door Jenneke Harings
The Scottish rulers of modern indie. Bits of Smiths, soul and lots of 60's girl groups make for great music!
door Guuz Hoogaerts (aka Guuzbourg)
Not Stuart Sutcliffe, not George Martin, not Brian Epstein; Billy Preston was the true Fifth Beatle. And above all, a great, soulful keyboard player. Guuzbourg compiled his best work.
door Jurgen van den Brand
Dark. Doom. Gloom. Swans.
door Leo Blokhuis
Leo Blokhuis' perfect musical obituary for Andrew Gold.
door Erwin Wijman
Holland's greatest chansonnier, 1933-2009†. The closest we ever came to Jacques Brel.
door Age Versluis
All Mod Cons.
door Nick Schuit
Every band's favourite band, every musician's favourite musicians. The backing band of His Bobness even got better after they left him. Nick Schuit selects their best tracks.
door Ruud Houweling
Jon Brion: 'You have to find rhymed verse, then match it with a melody. And then it's dismissed just as 'a pop song.' It is so sad.'
door Edwin van Dalen
Stuart Price, the remixer par excellence. These are his best remixes, selected by Edwin van Dalen.
door Pieter Mies
Curtis Mayfield. The star, the legend, the Superfly. Pieter Mies honored him with this beautiful Perfect Curtis Mayfield.
door Roy Santiago
Almost all Blur-songs are perfect, but some Blur-songs are more Perfect than others. Roy Santiago guides you through them.
door Basyl de Groot
Van The Man. Blessed with an incredible voice and the gift of writing epic songs. Nothing new so far, new is the fact that you have two playlists to choose from.
door Erwin Wijman
Van The Man vs. Erwin Wij Man.
door Norbert Pek
A summary of 15 years of Muse, by Norbert Pek. Play it loud, play it often, you'll be hooked.
door Anne Soldaat
Former Daryll-Ann guitarist Anne Soldaat selects his favourite tunes by The Byrds.
door René Noels
The Legend. The Moonwalk. Those videos. That Billie Jean bass & beat. Thriller. Bad. Off The Wall. Off. The. Hook.
door Michiel Flamman (Solo)
It's only because of archrivals The Smiths and U2 that Ian McCulloch and his band didn't become THE band of the 80's. That's a pity. Dutch singer-songwriter Michiel Flamman explains why.
door Frank Meeuwsen
Pearl Jam's greatest tracks. Not (just) the obvious singles and biggest hits, but the greatest treasures from PJ's catalogue, hand-picked by their biggest Dutch fan, Frank Meeuwsen.
door Tim Mooij, Benjamin Becker
A Perfect Tom Waits. That's a real hard one to make. But - spoiler alert - these guys did a great job!
door Niels Aalberts
The greatest female singer of all time. Yes, better than Aretha. Her voice is like balm for your soul. 21 Beautiful tracks. A Perfect Sunday Morning if there ever was one.
door Fabian Sapthu
0% Yéyétronic, 20% R'n'R, 10% Punkrock, 3% electronic effects, 4% French 60's beat, 7% genious dilettantism, 1,5% Cosmonaute, 10% old synthesizers, 10% 8-bit Amiga-sampling, 10% transistor amplifier, 1% expensive instruments.
door Paul Swagerman
Perfect Plaid. Not to be confused with music-to-lay-under-a-snuggy-with. This is future music.
door Charlie Dée
Laurel Canyon's greatest female songwriter. Her best songs, compiled by Dutch singer and überfan Charlie Dée.
door Guuz Hoogaerts (aka Guuzbourg)
Yes, Tom Barman is mr. dEUS. He lives dEUS. But this compilation by Guuzbourg is about Tom Barman *without* dEUS. And it's quite brilliant.
door Hugo Vogel
Everything you need to hear from Rod The Mod: 31 tracks, carefully selected by Hugo Vogel. Lovely.
door Jean Pierre Kin & Marthijn Klopper
Soon after MCA passed away, two of the biggest Beatie Boys-admirers made this hommage: Perfect Beastie Boys.
door Erwin Wijman
For many of us the perfect singer. The person who re-invented goosebumps. Compiled by Erwin Wijman.
door Tom Beek
Tom Beek is one of the best Dutch saxophone players and the ideal person to make this ultimate Steely Dan-compilation. With great, great liner notes [in Dutch].
door Rob van Vegchel
Donna Summer is gone. Long live Donna Summer. An ode to the Queen of Disco, by Rob van Vegchel.
door Gijsbert Kamer
Dexys Midnight Runners is so much more than that one big hit. Gijsbert Kamer shows exactly why they're brilliant.
door Atze de Vrieze
This Perfect by Atze de Vrieze gives a slightly more interesting perspective on the band. Their best tracks, not just the hit singles.
door Henk Kanning
Henk Kanning meets Jack White and his White Stripes.
door Matthijs van Ewijk
Perfect James Blake: minimalistic, dreamy and gloomy. Limit to Your Love is there, of course, but there are more gems in here.
door Jean Pierre Kin
That guy Jean Pierre Kin sure has some courage: compiling a Perfect of an elusive genius like Frank Zappa. So many styles, so many tracks, so much to choose from. Jean Pierre Kin did the job.
door Rick Buur
Een Perfect André van Duin? Jawel, een André van Duin. Lees en luister waarom.
door Rich-Ears
A perfect rich-ears mix with the best material of this Icelandic wunderkind.
door Niels Aalberts
The world's greatest rock singer? Maybe. The best songwriter? Perhaps. Its #1 live performer? Definitely.
door Niels Aalberts
The. Best. Band. Ever. It's that simple.
door Niels Aalberts
If this Perfect-series was called The Ultimate-series, this would be The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac. But we have to settle for Perfection.