basis_perfects kopie
door Ton - T55
Power pop, invented in the 60s (by The Who), still a joy for everyone who loves energetic rock with golden melodies & voices. Ton Ensing (@T55 ) picks his faves from past & present.
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door Guuzbourg
New Christmas songs, mostly originals and some covers, released in 2022. As different as possible. For your ho-ho-holiday pleasure.
door Wilbert Leering
A search for this year's ultimate (indie) summer song.
door Leo Blokhuis
Elton John's hidden gems...but not so hidden anymore.
The 100 bestest tracks of 2018 according to us.
door Guuzbourg
'All the 50 songs in the list made me very happy this year. Hope they do the same for you.' - Guuzbourg
door Guuzbourg
The steel drum connects Chldish Gambino to Fleetwood Mac to Boney M, The Knife to Jens Lekman to Van Dyke Park and to so many others... Enjoy!
door Guuzbourg
France Gall est morte. An icon passed away. Here are 25 songs out of her massive musical legacy to remember her.
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door Guuzbourg
To end the year with music. Not party hardy. Just music.
door Norbert Pek
New Music Only! By Norbert Pek. Of course: regular updates.
door Crispijn, Moz, Pam, Flox
The junior version of our very own Top 40.
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.
door Rufus Ketting
Everlasting Paul Simon...
door Berend Dubbe
An inspirational playlist to get you in the right mood for Bauer's new album.
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 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 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 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...
Something for your summer break. A guilty-as-hell-Perfect with all those songs you hate to love and love to hate. Let it go. No time for snobbery, it's time for guilty!
door Guuzbourg
Croissant! It's that french summer vibe we all love so much. 2014 edition. By Guuzbourg.
The delightful reassurance of evergreens and everlasting mellowness. Works on crowded beaches and in backyards. Best served with some chilled Lambrusco.
door Ik Zie U Graag Festival
'Ik Zie U Graag' is the Belgium The Netherlands. This year it's being held for the 6th time. This Perfect is a fantastic overview of the 5 earlier editions.
door Norbert Pek
It's 2014 and spring is in the air! It's time to celebrate with these sunny tunes, compiled by Perfects own Norbert Pek. Cheers!
door Mark van de Vis
She'll be the girl that walks by and has got everybody wondering what your future could be like with her. Or how the night is going to turn out.
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 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 Peter Zantingh
Part one is a melancholic, folky trip that takes you through the greatest cities in Europe. BTW: this is not just a conceptual Perfect, this is a great collection of tracks.
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 Gijsbert Kamer
This 19xx-series is a search for the best music year in the history of mankind. The question: is it 1979? Maybe it is. Maybe it isn't. This Perfect 1979 is a diamond. By Gijsbert Kamer.
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 Martin Verdult
Men with beards make a certain type of music. We're not exactly sure what it is. It's a bit like nomen est omen, but with facial hair. Just listen, you hear a folky earnestness..and ZZ top, of course.
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 Norbert Pek
Besides Get Lucky & Blurred Lines there are much more perfect pop songs in 2013. Norbert Pek leads the way...
door Niels Aalberts
The man that 'brought' you Kate Nash, Adele, Bloc Party, The Futureheads, Foster The People, Florence + The Machine and loads more. Paul Epworth is one of 'our' Perfect Producers.
door Mischa Verheijden
The 'papapa'-backings, a very very effective technique. It makes every song shine. Like the sun that suddenly comes through the cloud or when it's a sunny day and suddenly cold beers start growing on trees. Papapaperfect!
door Guuzbourg
This Perfect (and the editions of 2010, 2011 and 2012) gives you a totally different summer feeling. Guuzbourg is your host (of course) and again no holds barred: this goes way beyond the french cliché...croissant, this is good!
door Roos van Garderen
The Tour de France without all the scandals and the fallen angels is of course the best advertising France can have. With this Perfect you get all the good stuff France has to offer, in your ear and in your mind...which is quite...euhh...stimulating.
door Norbert Pek
Vampire Weekend, Mikal Cronin, She & Him, Foxygen, Veronica Falls, Leagues, Surfer Blood, Temples and more sunbeams. This is Perfect Summer 2013 by Norbert Pek.
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 Tessa Rose Jackson
Tessa Rose Jackson is a quite a successful Dutch singer-songwriter, but more importantly she knows exactly what music goes well with your next park bbq with friends.
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 Guuzbourg
To brush up your french and your summer-y feeling. By Guuzbourg. So you know it's damn good.
door Martijn Groeneveld
Producer Martijn Groeneveld made this edition in the Perfect Producer-series. Which is cool, because then you know you get pearls only. A compact Perfect, just 10 tracks, but still you hear Horn's massive influence.
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 Sean Rowley
Songs you hate because you love 'm so much...guilty as charged, so do we!
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 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 Aux (aka Auke Riemersma)
Hate it, love it or laugh about it... that's the Eurovision Song Contest. Mainly because of the extreme weird acts we saw in the recent years. But it also brought us some great pop songs. Or it didn't. We can't decide.
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 Steven Dalebout
Shaved or hairy, well muscled or skinny, tanned or pale: every leg that's out there on the cycle paths needs a good dose of whipping beats and guitars.
door Atze de Vrieze
One of our favorite producers of all time. Made us go on the dancefloor in the eighties and still does. Atze de Vrieze made a Perfect that proves how all-over-your-favorite-floorfillers Nile really is.
door Erwin Blom
With a little help from his friends (which is quite logical, considering the theme of the Perfect), Erwin Blom created this nice long list of perfect duets. Everything between Method Man & Mary J Blige and Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers.
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 Niels Aalberts
An imaginary soundtrack based upon David Cassidy's life. A fantasy biopic, told in songs by Sigur Rós, Rainbow, Glenn Campbell, Andrew Gold, Neil Diamond and Elton John.
door Leo Blokhuis
Christmas has that angels-light-heaven-crib-thing going on. Easter is all about suffering. That calls for totally different tunes. Leo Blokhuis let's you hear powerfull songs by Amos Lee, Stevie Wonder, The Doobie Brothers & more.
door St. Paul
The Search for the Holy Pop-Grail is being led by St. Paul. Part 6 in his brilliant Perfect Goosebumps series contains at least 10 songs you didn't know, and they are so incredibly great. Where have they been hiding?!
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 Sytse Wils, Sander Kerkhof, Joost van Bellen en Joey Ruchtie
Perfect SXSW 2013. File under Punkrockpopdanceelectronica. Great sounds selected by Sytse Wils, Sandeman, Joost van Bellen en Joey Ruchtie during this year's festival.
door Elsbeth Teeling
Relax Mama is a book, a blog and now also a Perfect. Don't expect laid back mum-stuff. This is a sing- and swing-a-long material (with songs from Robyn, Blondie, Phoenix, Neko Case and many more)
door Atze de Vrieze
Let Atze de Vrieze take you to Japan, surprisingly fresh and up sounds from the land of the rising sun!
door René Noels
Driving made better. By René Noels. With Bill Withers, Michael Jackson, Vanessa Paradis, Smokey Robinson, Sly & The Family Stone, Sleepy Brown, Spymob & more.
door Nuno Dos Santos
Something to gently float upstream with. By Nuno Dos Santos. With RJD2, Rodriguez, St Germain, Soap&Skin, Allah-Las, Yu, Scientist, Troubleman & more.
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door Niels Aalberts, Wilbert Leering
Best. Dancefloor. Tracks. Ever. Includes e.g. New Order, EMF, Bootsy Collins, The Rapture, Fake Blood, Mylo, Gorillaz, Joey Beltram, James Brown, Gotcha!, Age of Love, Tom Trago.
door Roy Santiago
Is it a band? Is it a singer? No, it's a super record label from the UK! And one of the most appreciated Perfects ever. Compiled with lots of love, by Roy Santiago.
door Thijs ter Avest
Schlagerfreie Deutsche Musik, est ist möglich. Superfantastische songs, selected by Thijs te Avest with Wir Sind Helden, Kraftwerk, Nina Hagen, Polarkreis 18, Herbert Grönemeyer, und mehr.
door Janice Pierre
Waking up and getting up has never been easy with a hangover, but Perfect Hangover soothes the pain. With Keren Ann, JJ Cale, Metronomy, Iron and Wine, Phoenix, Zoot Woman, Shlohmo & more.
door Guuz Hoogaerts (aka Guuzbourg)
Yes, the daughter-of. Her best and his favourite tracks by Filles Sourires Mastermind Guuzbourg.
door Robey Vintage
A lovely mix of 50's/60's pop, soul, electro & hiphop with a theme: tennis. Because Robey created the list. With e.g. Cream, Onyx, Hess is More and Meg Baird.
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 Leo Blokhuis
Leo Blokhuis' perfect musical obituary for Andrew Gold.
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 Roy Santiago
Almost all Blur-songs are perfect, but some Blur-songs are more Perfect than others. Roy Santiago guides you through them.
door Guuzbourg
R.I.P. Summer, you were one of our four favorite seasons. Feat. Athlete, Carly Simon, Mayer Hawthorne, She & Him, Millie Jackson, The Isley Brothers, Paul Weller, Divine Comedy, Juliette Gréco.
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 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.
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door Niels Aalberts, Wilbert Leering
20 Tracks from the 20 best albums of 2009. It was a good year, feat. The xx, Bibio, Editors, Fever Ray, Animal Collective, Jack Peñate, Fink, Kyteman, Patrick Watson and Loney, Dear.
door Norbert Pek
Who doesn't wanna wake up on a Sunday with Norbert Pek. And She & Him, Beck, Fleet Foxes, My Morning Jacket, Emiliana Torrini, I Am Kloot, Raphael Saadiq, Joss Stone and many more.
door Maarten van Hooft
Powerpop. Pop with cojones, says Maarten van Hooft. And we agree. You hear e.g. Big Star, Brendan Benson, Cheap Trick, The Posies, Fountains of Wayne, Dodgy, Sloan, Ben Folds Five, Jellyfish.
door Roy Santiago
In our top 5 favourite Perfects ever there are at least 11 Perfects. Perfect Stiff Part 1 is definitely one of them. And part 2 is just as good!
door Steven Driehuis
'Please remain seated!' Quite hard, but that's the whole point of this series. On part 4: Breakbot, Lana Del Rey, Mayer Hawthorne, Crazy P, RAC, Kimbra, Marbert Rocel, Poolside.
door Wilbert Leering
Take it easy, stay put, don't let a beat get you nervous. This is Perfect Couchsurfing part 2, with Antony, Everything Everything,
James Yuill, Phoenix, Luomo, Washed Out, Neko Case.
door Sandeman
Sit back and relax. Sofa so good. Perfect 'Couch Surfing' part 1, by Sandeman. With e.g. Ariel Pink, Toro Y Moi, Super Furry Animals, Badly Drawn Boy, D'Angelo, The Beta Band.
door René Noels
Originals that could be covers and covers that should have been originals, by Ryan Adams, Neil Diamond, Ane Brun, Ben Harper, Ice T, Tori Amos, Scissor Sisters, My Morning Jacket, Johnny Cash.
Tunes to sing along to, tracks to keep you on track, music that keeps you rolling. With Underworld, The Fugees, Beck, The Stone Roses, Michael Jackson, The Doors, ZZ Top, Weezer, Kraftwerk.
door Niels Aalberts
The fine art of 'getting the party started'. Tracks by The Cardigans, Harry Nilsson, Adele, Lauryn Hill, New Radicals, Chic, Pulp, The Stone Roses, The Clash, Miles Kane, Vaccines, Etienne de Crécy, Gene.
The 100 best songs of the Sixties? Probably. But this excludes the Beatles, of course, who are unavailable on Spotify and Deezer. Then again, that'll make this collection probably a little more surprising.
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 Norbert Pek
A Perfect way to lighten up your mood, in a light therapy kind of way. XL, so even the worst cases are being cured. Tracks by Rogue Wave, Jenny Lewis, Rodriguez, Tim Hardin, Jens Lekman, Girls, PJ Harvey.
door Gijsbert Kamer
Dexys Midnight Runners is so much more than that one big hit. Gijsbert Kamer shows exactly why they're brilliant.
door Guuz Hoogaerts (aka Guuzbourg)
Une été française sans fini, that must be heaven. This XL list gets you very close. Tracks by Brigitte, Babet, Zaz, Mustang, Sébastien Tellier, Yelle, Ycare, Austine, Eva De Roovere, Jacques Dutronc.
door René Noels
Autumn. Falling rain, falling leaves, falling tears... And great music to go with it. Tracks by Melanie, Janis Ian, Little River Band, Iron & Wine, Ray LaMontagne, Blaudzun, William Fitzsimmons, Feist, Bill Withers, PJ Harvey.
door Norbert Pek
Summer is always here, thanks to Norbert Pek. This XL list goes back to the 2008 edition. We will continue to update this playlist.
door Adriaan Pels
Friday afternoon at the office demands a specific kind of musical blend. Adriaan Pels knows the recipe. This is the XL list, so Friday afternoon can go on until Monday morning.
door St. Paul
Goosebumps to the max. The gift that keeps on giving. The all you can eat buffet of great music, served bij dj St. Paul.
door St. Paul
It says 'according to St. Paul', which implies somebody else could make a goosebumpy Perfect like this. But that's nonsense. Features Neil Diamond, The Crookes, Talking Heads, Lykke Li, Sugar, Oasis, Les Savy Fav, Timi Yuro.
door St. Paul
St. Paul keeps those epic music-juices flowing with another off the hook mixture of hipshakers & heartbreakers. Feat. Julio Iglesias (yes!), Billy Bragg, Felt, Alabama Shakes, Van Morrison, Baxter Dury.
door St. Paul
Originally meant as a Christmas Perfect, it turned out to be an all seasons-proof treasure chest. Incl. Go-Betweens, O.V. Wright, Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Kevin Lamb, Del Shannon, Midlake, Aretha Franklin, Bibio.
door Norbert Pek
The best summer music from 2012, like every year selected by Norbert Pek: Django Django, Alabama Shakes, Howler, Rufus Wainwright, Jack White, The Maccabees and much, much more.
door Adriaan Pels
De betere muziek voor in de kantoortuin, bij de vrijmibo of voor die lastige eindsprint. Met o.a. Jake Bugg, Belle & Sebastian, Duran Duran, E.L.O., The Smiths, Hall & Oates.
door Wilbert Leering, Niels Aalberts
Having a drink with friends in the afternoon? At the office? Getting ready for the night? This is where your party starts. Incl. Stevie Wonder, Dusty Springfield, Shirley Bassey, Crystals, Nick Drake, Billy Paul.
door St. Paul
The second in DJ St. Paul's 'Goosebumps'-series of hidden pop, soul, rock, indie, dance, 60's and 70's gems. Pure Solid Gold! Tracks by Marvin Gaye, Chills, Ron Sexsmith, Squeeze, Jazzanova, St. Etienne, Bettye Lavette, The Coral.
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door Niels Aalberts
Boys singing about girls, girls singing about boys. A great selection, with Dusty Springfield, The Concretes, Del Shannon, Diana Ross, Bright Eyes, Gallon Drunk, Gram Parsons and lots and lots of soul.
door St. Paul
One of the best Perfects ever. Soul, pop, electronic & folk. We. Love. It. Includes Raphael Saadiq, Aretha Franklin, The Feelies, Suicide, Fontella Bass, Friska Viljor, Antony, World Party.
door Niels Aalberts
The. Best. Band. Ever. It's that simple.
door Ivo Victoria
A perfect selection of the best Belgian pop music, compiled by Belgian writer and former (frustrated?) musician Ivo Victoria. Includes Soulwax, Goose, Zita Swoon, dEUS, Novastar, Gorki, Das Pop, Evil Superstars.
door Adriaan Pels
Number 9, number 9, number 9... Adriaan @atease Pels does it again, with e.g. Spoon, Alamo Race Track, Tame Impala, Spandau Ballet, Kenny Rogers, Steve Miller Band, Ian Dury, Lloyd Cole.
door Anne Soldaat
Anne Soldaat is not only a musician, he's also a music dealer. With great merchandise like Nick Drake, The Zombies, Supergrass, Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Townes van Zandt, Scott Walker, Carpenters, Echo & the Bunnymen and Rodriguez.
door Erwin Wijman
Lost songs that magically reappear. Erwin Wijman re-found songs by Lou Reed, Fleetwood Mac, Johnny Cash, Melanie, The Lovin' Spoonful, Lou Reed, Sade, Stevie Wonder, Meat Loaf, Fairport Convention and Sailor.
2012 was a great year! Musically speaking, we mean. This Perfect gives you 20 songs of the 20 best albums (according to 64 people) of 2012.
Perfect Vooruitblik 2013
door Atze de Vrieze
On the 2nd of january 2013 Atze de Vrieze made this prediction, the bands to follow in 2013. Includes FIDLAR, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Palma Violets, A$AP Rocky, Atoms for Peace, Foxygen, Haim, Peace.
door Mark van Everdinck
Nothing wrong with a bit of melancholy, with tracks by Jake Bugg, Elbow, The National, The Drums, Bertolf, Blaudzun, Angus & Julia Stone, M. Ward, Case Mayfield, Bon Iver, The xx.
door Mariska Berrevoets
Homesickness is a bitch. But it makes for great music, though. Tracks by Jake Bugg, Ben Howard, Daughter, Moss, Balthazar, Tame Impala, Patrick Watson, Maccabees, The Black Keys.
door Adriaan Pels
Turning your office into... A slightly better office. Including Jacco Gardner, The Flirts, Beck, The Beat, William Shatner, Small Faces, Temples, Dr. Feelgood, Wang Chung, Lefties Soul Connection.
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.
door Thijs ter Avest
Trumpets, trumpets and more trumpets... Turning copper into gold! Includes Mumford & Sons, Kyteman, Tom Waits, The Walkmen, I Am Oak, Beirut, Neutral Milk Hotel.