creative

Mercedes-Benz mixed-tape 14

ooooooooouuuuuwaaaaaahh!!!
“What” just got accepted for an prestigious mixed-tape compilation by Mercedes-Benz.
You can download our track “What” and the whole compilation for free at MB mixed tape website

note: this compilation is downloadable till 05 Dec 2006 !!!

///TRACKLIST MB mixed-tape 14
01 magnetizing ……………………………………… marsmobil
02 desirable (ft vibe & josiane) …………………… seven & eightysix
03 love is pain ……………………………………….. midian
04 tipsy gipsy ………………………………………… lady sa’
05 grandhotelpiranesi ………………………………. napolitano lounge connection
06 goldfish ……………………………………………. lamb (jpn)
07 gone postal ……………………………………….. foley
08 sabada …………………………………………….. standec
09 what ……………………………………………….. driftkikker
10 without you ………………………………………. amplivibes
11 so kiss me and nobody else …………………… chinchin allstars
12 how long does long last? ………………………. mikrofisch
13 secret eye in the skye ………………………….. muet
14 anything anymore ………………………………. betty schön & band
15 outdoor games …………………………………… magic arm
here is the transcript of the interview with Daddo

Driftkikker / drift-kik-ker (de (m.)) – (Dutch) – literally: an impetuous frog –
metaphorically: someone impulsive, hot tempered and emotional.
Founded by audio/visual artist Davor Dedic in March 2005, Dutch collective
Driftkikker mix and match influences from urban, ambient, trip hop, latin, funk, jazz
and rock into pure, unadulterated nu jazz with a hint of pop. ‘My dad’s record
collection featured something like 4.000 LPs and I remember being absolutely
mesmerised by an old Blue Note compilation featuring Coltrane, Miles Davis,
Thelonius Monk and others.’
Ever since, Dedic has played in several teenage bands, co-founded his own art
gallery, started an interactive avant-garde performance project and played at The
Hague’s North Sea Jazz Festival and Tobacco Road in Miami (USA), among others.
Not bad for a boy who was once ‘turned down by a music school because they
claimed I had no talent.’
Now, as Driftkikker, he has assembled a few like-minded friends to fuse
contemporary sounds with his love of jazz. Following on from their debut single ‘Your
expression’, released just four months after the project’s inception, ‘What’ is a
refreshing piece of upbeat jazzy textures crossed with modern electronics.
And yet, Dedic reveals, there is a lot more to their music than talent, tenacity and
inspiration: ‘It takes plenty of discipline – it’s a job like any other, really, the only
difference are the working hours!’

Short info about the Mercedes Benz Mixed Tape

Moving music for moving people.
Mixed tape is following firmly in the tradition of lovingly compiled mixed cassettes which combine extraordinary musical moments extending beyond the commonly perceived genres of music….
Discover the creative free space with us: each Mixed Tape is the lenght of one CD and brings together 15 pieces from extraordinary international musicians