Playlist reviews: Sunday mixtape

Sunday, February 19th, 2012 at 7:28pm by Will Moreland | Comments

Welcome along to our weekly round-up of the best mixtapes to see out your Sunday. Eyeballs south to check them out...

The Great Bleep Forward - The Selected Playlist by WHA

Great playlist, this. The Great Bleep Forward is a documentary series on the history of electronic music, with this playlist showcasing many of the tracks featured, from artists such as Kraftwerk, Gary Numan, The Human League, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, New Order, Mr. Fingers, The Chemical Brothers and stacks more besides.

Southern Rock Americana

"Southern rock." says Turbolover, "is a subgenre of rock music, and genre of Americana." And this playlist features the cream of that genre, tracks from The Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Brownsville Station, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Whiskeytown and more.

La Musique Française

Next up, a great playlist for Francophiles or those looking to get into, "French music across the decades." Patrick Fiori, Gérald De Palmas, Charles Aznavour, Serge Gainsbourg, Francis Cabrel and a plethora of delights for France.

For the Gym

Overdid it at the weekend? Yep. Same here. So, if you're looking to burn off the past couple of day's excesses then we've got just the mixtape to inspire you: "Up-tempo music for a good workout or run."

Long live the mixtape!