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Al McKay

is a guitarist, producer and former member of Earth, Wind & Fire. As a youngster the five time Grammy winner toured with the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, later played with Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd St. Band and then worked as one of the most prolific session musicians of the 70’s in LA. He wrote some of EWF’s biggest hits (f.e. «September») and produced together with Maurice White bands like The Emotions. 


Which song do you listen to when...
you take a bubble bath?
Fourplay
Gerald Wilson Orchestra

I don't take bubble baths, but in the shower something by the band Fourplay or Gerald Wilson Orchestra.

you relax on a beach?
Kenny Loggins - Return To Pooh Corner (LP)
you go to a club?
Beyoncé
you cook?
Notorious B.I.G.
2Pac
you prepare for an important date?

Depends on the date... probably something Classical or Jazz.

you are in a depressive mood?
Thijs Van Leer - Introspection 1 & 2
you drive a car late at night?
Brenda Russell

Brenda Russell's Greatest Hits or some classical music (Mozart or Bach)

you fall asleep?
Very Best of Japanese Music

A collection called «Very Best of Japanese Music». Which features traditional japanese music.

you make love?
Thomas Newman - Meet Joe Black (OST)

It usually would be Movie theme music – like the soundtrack from «Meet Joe Black» or «9 Months»

you sit in a plane?
George Benson - Give Me The Night (LP)
you read a book?
Nat King Cole - Night Lights
you go for a long walk?
Norah Jones
you are on the tour bus?
Santana
Ronny Jordan

That could be anything from «Santana's Greatest Hits» to Ronny Jordan

you wake up?
George Benson
Earl Kluth

It depends on what time I wake and the mood I'm in – on mellow mornings I'll listen to George Benson and Earl Klugh.

Jackpot

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Richard Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries

Annie

you ride a bicycle?
Maurice Fulton - My Gigolo (Chicken Lips Remix)

Kasper Bjorke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Cure - Plainsong

Captain Sensible

take these three CDs/records with you:
Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express - Oblivion Express

Justine D

you take a bubble bath?
Stereolab - Dots And Loops

Black Devil Disco Club

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Easy one, my studio is at my place ...

Lanoiraude

5 favorite remixes
Gwen Guthrie - Seventh Heaven (Larry Levan Remix)

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
Kraftwerk - Radioactivity

My Bee's Garden

first record you remember
Erik Satie - Gymnopédies

Trusme

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jamiroquai - Emergency On Planet Earth

Phil Mison

a song that reminds you of school
Adam & the Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier

Glass Candy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Angelo Badalamenti - Theme From Twin Peaks

James Holden

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Binary Finary - 1999

Manuel Tur

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - As

Turzi

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kraftwerk - Heimcomputer (1981 Live Version)

Shine 2009

you are at the hairdresser?
Marlena Shaw - California Soul

Morningwood

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running

Soft Rocks

you rob a bank?
Trigger - Trigger

VV Brown

you miss L.A.?
Simply Red - Fake

The Invisible

you prepare for an important date?
Prince - Erotic City

Dennis Kane

the song to be played at your funeral
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Lexx

you destroy a hotel room?
Queens Of The Stone Age - Monsters In The Parasol

Mark Archer

first record you bought
Gary Numan - Cars

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song that reminds you of school
Frank Sinatra - Ebb Tide

Parlour

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - I Won't Hurt...

Fanfarlo

a song that reminds you of school
Baltimora - Tarzan Boy

Wally Badarou

best concert you ever attended
Miriam Makeba

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song that reminds you of school
Die Ärzte - Nach Uns Die Sintflut

The Chap

5 favorite things that make you sexy

big hands / trousers / intelligence / big knockers and small ...

Tahiti 80

a record you fell in love to
Big Star - #1Record / Radio City

Rebelski

perfect anthem for Manchester
New Order - Regret

Pilooski

a song that reminds your friends of you
Ennio Morricone - Sonny And Jed

Alter Ego

record you were looking for the longest
NEU! - NEU!

Hugh Herrera

first record you bought
Kiss - Hotter Than Hell

Valery Gore

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Greg Foat Group - Time Piece 1 (Harpsichord Bugalu)

Andreya Triana

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears - Toxic

Kathryn Williams

you make love?

Silence... for concentration!

Karl Bartos

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Musik, die mich wirklich ärgert und stört ...

Social Disco Club

No. 1
Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley Mega Mix)

Ilya Santana

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Vangelis - Alpha

CALLmeKAT

best day of the week in the city?

I like sunday evenings.

Faust

your ultimate heartbreak song
Charlie Parker - Lover Man

Mooner

No. 2
Clara Mondshine - Memorymetropilos

Jill Jones

you stay in bed?
Vanessa Daou - Dear Anne Sexton

Psychic Ills

you sit in the subway?
Time Machine - 7-Methoxy-?-Carboline: (Telepathine)

Baikonour

perfect anthem for Brighton
Amon Tobin - Sordid

Lisbee Stainton

perfect anthem for London
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Anne Clark

5 favorite personal belongings

iPod / Notebook / a good pen / a birthday card ...

Kissey Asplund

you jog?
Chaka Khan - I Know You, I Live You

Odawas

your sunday morning song
Bob Martin - Midwest Farm Disaster

The Shortwave Set

a record you fell in love to
Madonna - Borderline

Minotaur Shock

you come home from the club?
Stars Of The Lid

Vetiver

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Don Agrati - Sunny Day

Daniel Wang

the song to be played at your funeral
Erik Satie - Gymnopedies (I, II and III)

Au Revoir Simone

you prepare for an important date?
Eric Carmen - Make Me Lose Control

Clare & The Reasons

your boozed up anthem
Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite human inventions

song / harp / wine / book / steak

Duke Special

your party anthem
Deee-Lite - Groove Is In The Heart

Wordsworth

first record you bought
Run DMC - Here We Go

Kris Menace

you watch girls go by?
Vikter Duplaix - Morning Fun

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Ron Cornelius - Left Handed Lover

Rich Medina

you go to a club?
Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out

White Hinterland

first record you remember
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

Kool Keith

you stay in bed?
Johnny Taylor - Disco Lady (Move It In Move It Out)

Whitehouse

first record you remember
Yoko Ono - Fly

Brasstronaut

you go skiing?
Mos Def - Slow Down

Candi Staton

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Isn't She Lovely

2raumwohnung

take these three books along:

Eduard von Keyserling: «Fürstinnen» / Sogyal Rinpoche: «Das ...

Grizzly Bear

you sit in a plane?
Pavement - Range Life

New Young Pony Club

a song you would use as a ring-tone

You would have to send someone really hard ...

Cosmo

5 favorite months

October / November / December / May / June

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Claude Debussy - La Mer

Efterklang

your ultimate heartbreak song
Berlin - Take My Breath Away

Seelenluft

a record you fell in love to
Burt Bacharach - The Look Of Love

Heavy

you wash your hair?
J Dilla - Shake It Down

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Captain Beefheart - Clear Spot

Angel Deradoorian

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Earth, Wind & Fire - The Best Of Earth, Wind & Fire

Richard Hawley

5 favorite human inventions

guitar / record player / studios / beer / ciggies

Whomadewho

5 favorite remixes
Depeche Mode - Behind the Wheel (Shep Pettibone Dub)

Jesper Dahlbäck


Stockholm is defenitly a love/hate city. Some ...

Wolf People

best concert you ever attended
Dungen

James Yorkston

your sunday morning song
Oumou Sangare

Dinky

5 favorite remixes
Dinky - Acid In My Fridge (Tobi Neumann Remix)

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
The Black Crowes

Brothers Of End

you need to get work done?
Frank Black - Thalassocracy

Ed Harcourt

you play ping-pong?
Prince - Sexy Motherfucker

Peter Kruder

your sunday morning song
Quiet Village - Pacific Rhythm

Kool & The Gang

you remember the good old days?
Miles Davis - Round About Midnight

Lail Arad

you come home from the club?

Then it's time for silence.

Magic Mike

the song to be played at your funeral
Boyz II Men - It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday

Justus Köhncke

first record you remember
The Velvet Underground

Peter Broderick

best soundtrack ever
Yann Tiersen - Goodbye Lenin

Franz Nicolay

perfect anthem for New York
Simon & Garkunfel - Only Living Boy In New York

Kinski

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Sharon van Etten

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Frank Sinatra

Jay Jay Johanson

you sit in a plane?
Lou Reed - Street Hassle

Ben Watt

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dosed

Orishas

you wash your hair?

I listen to the sound of the water ...

Lindstrom

the song to be played at your funeral
Aaron Neville - Ave Maria

Soul Clap

your ultimate heartbreak song
Funkadelic - Baby I Owe You Something Good

Trans Am

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk

Theo Parrish

you sit in a plane?
Common

Erik Truffaz

you make breakfast?

I never prepare breakfast. Because the few times ...

Gossip

you pretend to be married?
a funeral march

Belle & Sebastian

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The theme from Scooby Doo

Devendra Banhart

you relax on a beach?
The Icarus Line

Little Jackie

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Village Ghetto Land

Interpol

you play ping-pong?
GZA - Liquird Sword

Jacob Golden

first record you remember
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five - The Message

The Jackets

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Music Machine - Hey Joe

Bobbito Garcia

you are in a depressive mood?
Stevie Wonder - Talking Book (LP)

Hot Chip

you are love sick?
Bob Dylan - Love Sick

Defari

first record you bought
George Clinton - Atomic Dog

Bosque Brown

first record you remember
The Flying Burrito Brothers - Burrito Deluxe

Michael Reinboth

you take part in a peace rally?
Zapp - It Doesn't Really Matter

The Ones

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Sade - Lover's Rock

Studio

a song that reminds you of school
The Doors - Strange Days

Tim Sweeney

you go to a club?
Billy Ocean - Night (Feel Like Getting Down)

Shakespeares Sister

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - I Want You

Beppe Loda

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jimmy Castor Bunch - It's Just Begun

Tridact

you take a bubble bath?
Pharoah Sanders - Colors

Irvine Welsh

the song to be played at your funeral
Joe Dolce - Shuddap Ya Face

Chuck D

you sit in the subway?

Anythingt from my label www.slamjamz.com

Slove

you are in a depressive mood?
This Mortal Coil - Song To The Siren

Bottin

No. 10

Austin AUS. Stress-free experience. They even have a ...

Bing Ji Ling

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Blackout Crew - Put A Donk On It

Dave Clarke

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Port Of Amsterdam

Yuck

you make love?
The Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Can - Ege Bamyasi

Birdy Nam Nam

you are stoned?
Cypress Hill - I Wanna Get High

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite magazines

Craft / Empire / Make / Mojo / Future Music. Mainly because ...

Mavis Staples

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sly & The Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime

Vashti Bunyan

take these three tools with you:

piano (grand – could double as house) / guitar / a ...

The Miserable Rich

you drive a car late at night?
Toto - Africa

King Britt

perfect anthem for Philadelphia
Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom

The Bees

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Stevie Wonder - Sugar

Gary Lucas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys - All Summer Long

Yellowman

first record you remember
Rio Grandes - Soldier Take Over

Constance Amiot

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone

Wooden Birds

perfect anthem for Austin

I don't think Austin has an anthem ...

Round Table Knights

you meet your parents?
Snoop Dogg - My Medicine

Division Of Laura Lee

you feel like 1989?
Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies

Erol Alkan

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Chapterhouse - Falling Down

Chris Coco

you prepare for an important date?
Lou Reed - Make Up

Sóley

a record you fell in love to
Sigur Rós - Ágætis Byrjun

Rod Thomas

your boozed up anthem
Pulp - Babies

Final Fantasy

you play lego?
Jean-Michel Jarre - Chronologie

Ratatat

you play a game of chess?
Slayer - Angel Of Death

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

any day on the sea / waking up every ...

Simple Kid

you make love?
Metallica - Battery

Terence Bernardo

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beach Boys - Til I Die

Boozoo Bajou

No. 7
Rhythm & Sound - With The Artists

Stephan Remmler

perfect anthem for Bremerhaven
Klaus & Klaus - An Der Nordseeküste

David Pajo

get these three pets:

Miss Piggy / R2D2 / Herve Villechaize from Fantasy Island

Skull Defekts

take these three games along:

I guess I'm alone so... a football ...

Tracey Thorn

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Everything But The Girl - Missing

Eagles Of Death Metal

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Van Halen - Jump

Horace Andy

you drive a car late at night?

Only my own CDs.

Miss Platnum

you go to a club?
Jay-Z

Unconventional Science

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Blue Jay Way

Renegade Soundwave

your ultimate heartbreak song
Iggy Pop - Turn Blue

Lloyd Cole

song for arts and crafts
The Walkmen - The North Pole

Matthew Dear

first record you remember
Hokey Pokey

Tiago

you paint your apartment?
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black

Max Romeo

you wash your hair?

It’s hardly ever that I wash my ...

Headman

a song you wish you'd written yourself
New Order - Temptation

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you make love?
The KLF - Chill Out

Pacifika

5 favorite cartoon characters

Bugs Bunny / The Green Goblin / The Roadrunner / Yosemite ...

Junior Boys

a record you fell in love to

Strangely I don't really associate music with ...

Cypress Hill

a song that reminds you of school
Zapp - More Bounce To The Ounce

Ewan Pearson

your party anthem
Womack & Womack - Teardrops

Brennan Green

you take a bubble bath?
Tortoise - Ten-Day Interval

Casual

you prepare for an important date?
Too Short

Kalabrese

your ultimate heartbreak song
Al Green - Let's Stay Together

Rocko Schamoni

which person from the city you like the most?

Heino Jaeger. Verstorbener Maler und Entertainer.

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?

I do just a little bit of spiked ...

Coldplay

your boozed up anthem
Oasis - Rock 'n Roll Star

Dani Siciliano

first record you bought
The Go-Go's - Beauty & The Beat

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song you would send over the ocean
Phil Cordell - Red Lady

Ian Pooley

you go to a club?
Phoenix - Too Young

Phenomenal Handclap Band

best concert you ever attended
Daft Punk

Van She

5 favorite remixes
K.I.M. - Party Machini (Midnight Juggernaughts Remix)

Kurt Maloo

you jog?
De-Phazz - Death By Chocolate

Fan Death

your liberation anthem
Ministry - (Everyday Is) Halloween

Magic Arm

you are love sick?
Beck - Lonesome Tears

Circlesquare

you run from the cops?
Ice-T - Drama

Karl Culley

first record you remember
Paul Simon - Graceland

Lucky Soul

you drive a car late at night?
Stereolab - Super-Electric

Meret Becker

a record you fell in love to
Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

Jakob der Lügner

you are on a football field?
Metallica - St. Anger

A Guy Called Gerald

your ultimate heartbreak song
Caroll Thompson - One Dance

Defend Moscow

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dire Straits - Romeo And Juliet

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite magazines

Echoes / Race Today / Practical Electronics / Sound / Private Eye

Mugwump

you prepare for an important date?
Nitzer Ebb - Let Your Body Learn

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite books

Matthew Klam: «Sam The Cat» / William Poundstone: «Big ...

Alan Oldham

No. 4
«Strange Days»

KT Tunstall

you come home from the club?
David Bowie - Jean Genie

Barn Owl

your boozed up anthem
Neil Young - Mellow My Mind

Port O'Brien

you sit by the river?
Erykah Badu - Jump In The Air And Stay There

US3

first record you bought
David Bowie - The Rise & Fall Of Ziggy Stardust

Rainer Trüby

perfect anthem for Freiburg
Unlimited Touch - I Hear Music In The Streets

Lucky Luke

the song to be played at your funeral
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Lay Me Low

Howe Gelb

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Rainer / Pappy / Thelonious Monk

Kissogram

you prepare for an important date?
The Lil’ Fighters - Non-Stop Love

Mystery Jets

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Animal Collective - Kids On Holiday

Pastor

a record you fell in love to
Espen Lind - When Susannah Cries

Al Kent

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Staple Singers - Trippin' On Your Love

DJ Cherrystones

you take a bubble bath?
Can - Future Days

Polly Scattergood

you sit in the subway?
Maps - You Don't Know Her Name

Mark Richardson

you are on the tour bus?
The Virginmarys - Bang Bang Bang

Moonboots

a song that reminds your friends of you
Sebastien Tellier - La Ritournelle

Max Essa

you make love?
Teddy Pendergrass - Come Go With Me

Padded Cell

you take a bubble bath?
Kelley Polar - Love Songs Of The Hanging Gardens (LP)

Telephones

you want to disturb your neighbours?

One of my current neighbours just smashed her ...

Bill Brewster

you are in a depressive mood?
Universal Principles - Ignite The Night

David Holmes

you wake up?
The Verve

Glimpse

5 favorite personal tragedies

smoking / using glow sticks in the 90’s ...

White Denim

you relax on a beach?
Milt Jackson - Misterioso

Oneida

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Never done it, never will.

Our Broken Garden

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t.

Sandro Perri

you go to a club?
Fonda Rae - Heobah

Metronomy

best concert you ever attended

Joseph: The first concert I remember going to ...

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Warszawa

Dillon

you are on the tour bus?
Beyoncé - Hello

Moving Units

you sit in the subway?

Steel wheels.

Julia Franck

take these three CDs/records with you:
Arvo Pärt - Alina

Kathy Zimmer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Prince - Raspberry Beret

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite personal tragedies

I think if a tragedy is indeed a ...

Quiet Village

you sit in the subway?
Rhythm & Sound - Versions

The Loose Salute

a record you fell in love to
Stevie Wonder - Talking Book

Electric 6

you are on a football field?
Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Stratus

a record you fell in love to
Arthur Russell - A Little Lost

Large Professor

5 favorite cities

New York / Philadelphia / Los Angeles / Boston / London

When Saints Go Machine

you drive a car late at night?
Sigur Rós

Memory Band

you drive a car late at night?

I don't drive.

Ame

you take a bubble bath?
Talk Talk - New Grass

Marit Bergman

favorite sports team?

I don’t like sports. Only horse jumping ...

Still Going

first record you bought
The Clash - Combat Rock

Daddy-O

you are love sick?
Tamia - Officially Missing You

The Golden Filter

you sit in a plane?
Nick Drake - Riverman

Dynamite Deluxe

your party anthem
Soulja Boy - Crank That

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite human inventions

Schlummertaste / Gaspedal / Vibrationsalarm / Internet / Sonnenbrille

George Duke

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Chaka Khan - Through The Fire

Alela Diane

a song to seduce you
Townes Van Zandt - I'll Be Here In The Morning

Tony Carrasco

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Trans Europe Express

Howlin' Rain

your ultimate heartbreak song
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Helplessly Hoping

Ost & Kjex

you wake up?
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Só Danço Samba

Paul Frick

you sit in the subway?
At The Drive In - One Armed Scissor

Chris & Cosey

first record you remember
Perry Como - Catch A Fallen Star

The Emperor Machine

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Emperor Machine - An Introduction To Outer Space

Air

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kool & The Gang - Summer Madness

Gary Numan

a song that reminds you of school
T. Rex - Telegram Sam

Audie Darling

favorite radio station?

Vanderbilt University has a great radio station on ...

James Pants

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless

Alexandra Hope

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Otis Redding - That's How Strong My Love Is

Thievery Corporation

you drive a car late at night?
Ella Fitzgerald - Like Someone In Love

Kinky

you go to a club?
Kanye West - Flashling Lights

John Daly

take these three CDs/records with you:
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica

Treefight For Sunlight

first record you bought
Blur - You’re So Great

The Bangles

you feel like 1982?
Dream Syndicate - That's What You Always Say

Morgan Geist

you wake up?

Silence.

José James

you sit by the river?
Louis Armstrong with Ella Fitzgerald - Dream A Little A...

Xiu Xiu

take these three books along:

the bible / the koran / the gita

Radio 4

first record you remember
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Datarock

you drive a car late at night?
Hüsker Dü

Terry Lynn

best day of the week in the city?

Friday’s – week done, people are paid, everything ...

Dan Michaelson

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Paperback Writer

Hacienda

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sam Cooke - Lost And Lookin'

Blow Monkeys

the song to be played at your funeral
Bob Dylan - Death Is Not The End

Sumner Brothers

you sit in a plane?
Dead Kennedys - Your Emotions

Howling Bells

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - Sweet Adeline

Lopazz

you meet your parents?
Elvis Presley

Sarah Jaffe

the song to be played at your funeral
Nina Simone - Wild is the Wind

Pink Skull

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
LCD Soundsystem - Someone Great

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
The Velvet Underground

Ashley Beedle

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running

Mirror Mirror

first record you remember
The Big Chill Soundtrack

Kid Loco

you read a book?
Bo Diddley - You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover

Yoav

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nine Inch Nails - Something I Can Never Have

These New Puritans

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
George Michael - Spinning The Wheel

Wooden Shjips

you go to a club?
GZA - Liquid Swords

Azari & III

you make love?

F: No one makes better music than me ...

Karolina Stenstöm

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Lilja 4-ever» (2002) by Lukas Moodysson

Georg Levin

you go to a club?
Metro Area - Miura

Syd Matters

you ride a bicycle?
Roxy Music - Would You Believe?

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I Love You... that’s a difficult one!

Neon Heights

you run from the cops?
Roy Budd - Theme From Get Carter

Tha 4orce

you walk in the rain?
Oran Juice Jones - The Rain

Colder


Chronological Top 10 of the major and most ...

Marius Circus

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Snares - Black Sabbath

Funkmasters

a record you fell in love to
Louis Armstrong - I Only Have Eyes For You

Tiga

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Dego

you are on a football field?
Doug Carn - Higher Ground

Kelli Ali

you sit in the subway?
Marissa Nadler - Diamond Heart

El-P

you prepare for an important date?
Duran Duran - Save A Prayer

Race Horses

you paint your apartment?
Carl Wayne - You're A Star

Alexander Robotnick

you cook?
Fela Kuti - Lady

Tindersticks

a song that reminds you of school
Gustav Holst - The Planets

Charles Webster

you drive a car late at night?
The Blue Nile - Hats

Omar

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you take a bubble bath?
Amy Holland - She's On Fire

Brian Jackson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Donald Byrd - A New Perspective

Prefuse 73

a song that reminds your friends of you

Probably something I made over the years.

Prince Language

your liberation anthem
Carl Bean - Born This Way (Better Days Mix)

Windsurf

you are in a depressive mood?
Sun Ra - Lanquidity

Sven Väth

perfect anthem for Berlin
Dr. Motte - Der Klang Der Familie

Ora Cogan

you fall asleep?
Grouper - Heavy Water/I'd Rather Be Sleeping

Minus 8

you drive a car late at night?
Metallica - Ride The Lightning

Zohra

you wake up?
Buddha Bar - Sky Walk/Althea W

Apiento

perfect anthem for London
David Bowie - Heroes

Art Brut

a record you fell in love to
Helen Love - Does Your Heart Go Boom?

John Foxx

you sit in the subway?

Never sit in the subway. Much prefer to ...

Luca C & Brigante

you are love sick?
Cat's Eyes - Love You Anyway

Gravenhurst

you ride a bicycle?

I shouldn’t ride a bicycle for the ...

In Flagranti

you run from the cops?

That’s too long ago, I was a ...

Sons And Daughters

you go to a club?
Richard Hell & The Voidoids - Down At The Rock 'N Roll ...

Midlake

best Beatles song
The Beatles - This Boy

Jesse Lenat

you make love?
Michael Hedges - Aerial Boundaries

Bettye Lavette

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bettye Lavette - A Woman Like Me

Hatcham Social

best concert you ever attended
Electricity In Our Homes

The Soulsavers

you wake up?
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Loane

your party anthem
Metronomy - Nights Out

Osborne

you make love?
The Delegation - Oh Honey

Thieves Like Us

you prepare for an important date?

I don’t go on dates.

Trentemoller

you run naked through a cornfield?
Britney Spears - Oops!... I Did It Again

Apache Beat

a song that reminds your friends of you
Norman Fox & The Rob Roys - Pizza Pie

Caron Wheeler

first record you bought
The Spinners - Ghetto Child

Papst & Abstinenzler

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Wall Of Voodoo - Factory

Heidi Happy

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Johnny Cash - Bird On A Wire

Andy Gill

your boozed up anthem
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

Plum

which song fits the city the best?
KT Tunstall - Under The Weather

Emmy The Great

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Britney Spears - Email My Heart

!!!

best concert you ever attended
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282, in winter 1996

Natalie Tusia Beridze

first record you bought
Aphex Twin - I Care Because You Do

DJ Kent

you prepare for an important date?
The Isley Brothers - That Lady

Mr Scruff

you take a bubble bath?
Prince - The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker

Pepe Bradock

you stay in bed?
Bootsy Collins - May The Force Be With You

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
E-40 - Tell Me When To Go

AM

No. 10
Van Halen - Fair Warning

Leon Ware

first record you remember
Nat King Cole - Too Young

Chromatics

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Three 6 Mafia - Stay Fly

Marissa Nadler

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Band - Music From Big Pink

Nocturnes

a song that reminds you of school
Angelo Badalamenti - High School Swing

Invisible Conga People

you drive a car late at night?
The Jacks - Tokei O Tomete

The Project Club

you wake up?
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Munk

you make love?
Aram Khachaturian - Säbeltanz

The Priscillas

a song that reminds you of school
Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart

DJ Touché

No. 4

«Zombie» aka «Zombie Flesh Eaters» (Lucio Fulci, 1979 ...

Holger Czukay

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Anfliegende Raketen.

The Revenge

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - The Man Machine

Kevin Saunderson


Detroit

Doe Paoro

record you were looking for the longest

These Kora recordings I had bought in Botswana ...

Zwicker

you are in a depressive mood?
Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out

Micah P. Hinson

best concert you ever attended
Eric Bachmann

Mouse On Mars

your ultimate heartbreak song
Blondie - Heart Of Glass

Peanut Butter Wolf

a song that reminds you of school
Schoolly D - Gucci Time

Caribou

first record you bought
Rush

The Phantom Band

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Bob Power

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Public Enemy - 911 Is A Joke

Linda Lewis

first record you bought
The Beatles - From Me To You

Chromeo

a song you would use as a ring-tone
«Hava Nagila»

Stefan Goldmann

you go to a club?
Ron Trent & Chez Damier - Morning Factory

Sebastien Tellier

your sunday morning song
Perry Como - Solo Tu

Lotte Kestner

a song that reminds your friends of you
Radiohead - Videotape

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite human inventions

The synthesizer / Slap bass / The piano / Electric guitar ...

Nils Frahm

you wake up?
Thelonious Monk - Himself

Fingerpicked

No. 1
Fatoumata Diawara - Bakonoba (World Circuit, 2011)

Travis

you smuggle diamonds?
Lalo Schifrin - Bullit Soundtrack

Anna Kashfi

the song to be played at your funeral
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - And No More Shall We Part

Ilija Rudman

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Fame

Malachai

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Yes It Is

Sam Amidon

you are love sick?
Ryland Bouchard - Seeds

Alva Noto

you relax on a beach?
Curtis Mayfield - Superfly

Ronny & Renzo

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
The Cabildo's Three - Yuxtaposicion

Al McKay

you cook?
2Pac

Richard Norris

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

The Late Greats

you go to a club?
Pavement

Riccio


Bologna

Bebel Gilberto

you relax on a beach?
João Donato - Lugar Comum

Fol Chen

you fall asleep?
Emmylou Harris - Sleepless Nights

DJ Nature

first record you remember
Martha & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Streets

DJ Mehdi

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kanye West - Addiction

Gilles Peterson

you fall asleep?
Sun Ra - Sleeping Beauty

Kon & Amir

you smuggle diamonds?
Shirley Bassey - Diamonds Are Forever

Wall-E

you make love?
Barbra Streisand - It Only Takes A Moment

Bronnt Industries Kapital

a song that reminds your friends of you
Planet Patrol - Cheap Thrills

Gnod

best concert you ever attended
Drunk In Hell

Ada

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Waffen / Quallen / Fliegen / Autofahren / Drogen

Alex Smoke

you run naked through a cornfield?

I think I’d prefer a reverential silence.

Sibrydion

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bill Withers - Lean On Me

Swahili Blonde

you come home from the club?
Os Mutantes - Ave Lucifer

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite authors

Louis de Dernieres / Joan Brady / Herbert Whone / Greg ...

Ray Mang

you relax on a beach?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Chateau Flight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Georges Brassens - Les Passantes

Matthew Herbert

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Tom Waits / my mother / hunter

Marcus Bonfanti

record you were looking for the longest
Paul Kossoff - Backstreet Crawler

Nicole Willis

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
B.B. King

Luke Solomon

you run naked through a cornfield?
Led Zeppelin - Dazed And Confused

Steve Mason

best concert you ever attended
The Stone Roses

John Klemmer

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I am too busy trying to get out ...

Bjorn Torske

you sit in the subway?

The whining from the tracks, indicating there’s ...

Jazzanova

first record you bought
Elvis Presley - King Creole

Mark E.

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Aphex Twin - Come To Daddy

Morpheus

you sit in a plane?
Pere Ubu - 30 Seconds Over Tokyo

Coyote

you pretend to be married?

Timm Sure: I’m married.

Michael Mayer

your ultimate heartbreak song
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Zambri

you go fishing?
Nina Simone - Blackbird

A Touch Of Class

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven

ESG

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Cajun Dance Party

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - Another Day Full Of Dread

Erobique

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Ruckzuck

Jacques Renault

No. 4
Edgar Winter - Above And Beyond

Gemma Ray

5 favorite animals

dogs / pigs / woodlouse / cats / rats

My Morning Jacket

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Bread - Make It With You

Lone Wolf

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Jason Molina - It's Easier Now

Senor Coconut

you prepare for an important date?
Antonio Machin - Early Recordings

Ralphi Rosario

a song that reminds you of school
Stevie Wonder - Masterblaster (Jammin')

Bloc Party

you are in a depressive mood?
Manic Street Preachers - Small Black Flowers That Grow ...

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite cities

Berlin / Kreuzberg / Friedrichshain / Prenzlauerberg / San Francisco

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three DVDs along:

«Safe» by Todd Haynes, with Julianne Moore / «La ...

Telepopmusik

a song you wish you'd written yourself
George Gershwin - Summertime

Beautiful Swimmers

you go to a club?
Wally Badarou - Hi Life

Saint Etienne

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Barry - Cutty Sark

Mugison

5 favorite personal belongings

My laptop computer / headphones / my wallet that is ...

Robin Saville

you sit in the subway?
Ezekiel Honig - Concrete & Plastic

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite records
Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2

Droog

you feel like 1982?
Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now

Luke Haines

5 favorite cartoon characters

I don’t watch or read cartoons. I ...

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
In The Heat Of The Night

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite personal victories

mein erstes selbstgebautes Floss / mein erstes Auto, der ...

Bodies Of Water

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Long Long Long

DJ Nu-Mark

a song that reminds your friends of you
Jurassic 5 - What's Golden

First Aid Kit

you wash your hair?
Devendra Banhart - Long Haired Child

Bush Tetras

record you were looking for the longest
The Stranglers - Golden Brown

Justice

5 favorite magazines

Lowdown / VlCE / Tokion /Public (french gossip tabloid) / Top ...

Holy Ghost!

you make love?

A: Is that the same as having sex?

Cornelius

you wake up?
Merzbow

Heidi

you drive a car late at night?
Spiritualized

Olafur Arnalds

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Max Richter - Horizon Variations

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you sit in a plane?

Auf Langstrecken schau ich nur Glotze, aber nur ...

Johnossi

best day of the week in the city?

O: Tuesday! Because you need monday to recover ...

Tom Vek

you meet your parents?
Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

Seether

No. 5
Nirvana - Nevermind

Woolfy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Britney Spears - Oops!... I Did It Again

Horse Meat Disco

miss these three things the most about living in a city:

Jerk Chicken!, Architecture, my home.

Dominique Leone

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Peggy Lee - Is That All There Is?

Jimi Jamison

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Mamas & The Papas - California Dreamin'

Ricardo Villalobos

first record you bought
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Boom Bip

you go to a club?
Lil' Wayne

James Murphy

you play a game of chess?
Shriekback

Todd Terje

your party anthem
Reuben Wilson - Got To Get Your Own

Wolfmother

you surf the internet?
Lionel Richie - Hello

Chrome Hoof

a song that reminds your friends of you
Chris De Burgh

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Adam & The Ants - Stand And Deliver

No Age

you rob a bank?
The Germs - We Must Bleed

Pyrolator

you rob a bank?
Todd Edwards - Thank You

C. Gibbs

first record you remember
Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever

David Rodigan

No. 20
Shaggy - Big Up

Dollboy

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Elgar - Nimrod

Jesh

No. 9
Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadnes...

Cortney Tidwell

No. 9
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Mungolian Jetset

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Eden Ahbez - Nature Boy

Soul Mekanik

you smuggle diamonds?
Sound 5 - Heavy Transit

Chris Carrier

you jog?

I really don’t run!

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite movies

Blade Runner / Logan’s Run / Midnight Cowboy / The ...

Marc Romboy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

Jonathan Wilson

you prepare for an important date?
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - A Minor Place

The Morning Benders

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
New Order - Age Of Consent

Nicky Siano

your ultimate heartbreak song
Betty Wright - If You Love Me Like You Say You Love Me

Black Angels

first record you remember
Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin'

Matmos

you wake up?
The Free Design - Kites Are Fun

Beverley Knight

you go to a club?
Fedde Le Grand - Put Your Hands Up For Detroit

DJ Vadim

you go to a soundsystem?
DJ Zinc - Super Sharp Shooter

Trevor Jackson

you cook?
Metro Area - Miura

Chikinki

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Bad

Oyvind Morken

your boozed up anthem
4 øl og en pizza

Chelonis R. Jones

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Chelonis R. Jones - The Cockpit

Architecture In Helsinki

first record you bought
Nirvana - In Utero

Suzanne Vega

a record you fell in love to
Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever

Charlotte Hatherley

first record you bought
a-ha - Scoundrel Days

Broken Social Scene

a song that reminds you of school
Maestro Fresh Wes - Let Your Backbone Slide

Lovefingers

you cook?
Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda

Max Tundra

your sunday morning song
Marnie Stern - Vibrational Match

Joan As Police Woman

you feel like 1972?
Al Green - Simply Beautiful

Dollskabeat

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Computer Love

J Rawls

5 favorite personal belongings

celly / sidekick / laptop / iPod / records

Fabrizio Mammarella

first record you remember
Lucio Battisti - Il Veliero

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Supergrass - I Should Coco

Editors

you drive into the country?
My Morning Jacket - One Big Holiday

Panico

No. 8
Café Tacuba - Re

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
New Order

Anja Schneider

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jeff Samuel - Knob (Steve Bug Remix)

Yacht

No. 9
Faith No More - King For Day, Fool For A Lifetime

Joakim

you cook?
Talking Heads - More Songs About Buildings And Food

The Good Natured

take these three games along:

GTA Vice City, which is pretty much the ...

Drugstore

first video clip you remember?
Blondie - The Tide Is High

Bit-tuner

learn these three songs by heart:
Guz - Einsam

GusGus

you sit in the subway?

Stefan: There’s no subway in Reykjavik!

Afrika Bambaataa

first record you remember
Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata

Tim Mälzer

a song that reminds you of school
The Nits - In The Dutch Mountains

Architeq

you are love sick?
Vincent Gallo - Applegirl

Living Things

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Ludwig van Beethoven - 5th Symphony

Pearly Gates

the song to be played at your funeral
Pearly Gates - Action

N.A.S.A.

perfect anthem for Sao Paolo
Sabotage - Um Bom Lugar

Shawn Lee

a song that reminds your friends of you

You're gonna have to ask my friends ...

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds you of school
Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen

Young Knives

learn these three songs by heart:
The Doors - Soft Parade

Mechanical Bride

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Cazals

the song to be played at your funeral
Doc Watson - Sitting On Top Of The World

Peter, Bjorn & John

you are stoned?
Holiday For Strings

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite cartoon characters

Hank Hill (from «King of the Hill») / Doug ...

Everything Everything

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Ingrid Olava

favorite sound in the city?

The seagulls around the islands when it’s ...

Empire Of The Sun

you rob a bank?
Rage Against The Machine - Bullet In The Head

Hannah Scott

best concert you ever attended
Ben Folds

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song that reminds you of school
AC/DC - Thunderstruck

Leo Zero

a song that reminds you of school
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Looking For T...

Bill Callahan

the song to be played at your funeral
Willie Nelson - Pick Up The Tempo

Anni Rossi

5 favorite TV shows

«Curb Your Enthusiasm» / «Saved by the Bell» / «Law ...

Little Dragon

5 favorite records
Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Radiohead - Kid A

Rumer

your ultimate heartbreak song
I Loves You Porgy

Whirlwind Heat

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jim Croce -Time In A Bottle

Glen Johnson

your favorite sing-a-long tune
The Cure - Three Imaginary Boys

Gwyneth Herbert

you go to a club?
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

Lydia Lunch

you are in a depressive mood?
Notorious B.I.G.

Morton Valence

you meet your parents?
The Magnetic Fields - Papa Was A Rodeo

Mélissa Laveaux

a record you fell in love to
Mike Doughty - Skittish/Rockity Roll

Nick Chacona

best soundtrack ever
Rockers

The Fray

favorite restaurant?

An Italian restaurant named «Frasca». It’s actually ...

Aaron Wright

a song that reminds your friends of you
Elmo - Elmo's Song

Camille

you take a bubble bath?
Marilyn Monroe - Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friends

Future Beat Alliance

a song that reminds you of school
Demon Boyz

The Earlies

first record you remember
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Nedry

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Back In The USSR

Million Stylez

favorite building?

Globen. Hoping that I will perform there one ...

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite magazines

LA RECORD / Totally Mag / Popular Science / Us Weekly ...

Lhasa

your liberation anthem
Cat Stevens - On The Road To Find Out

Love Inks

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Scott Joplin - The Entertainer

Comanechi

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Peaches - The Teaches of Peaches

Shitdisco

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Let's Dance

A Mountain Of One

your ultimate heartbreak song
Spiritualized - Broken Heart

Newton Faulkner

a song that reminds you of school
Radiohead - Creep

Molly Wagger

5 favorite clubs

Cuckoos Nest / Bongo / Jack of Clubs / Opium / Liquid ...

Dwele

the song to be played at your funeral
Dwele - Night's Over (Unreleased track)

Good Shoes

you are on the tour bus?
Patrick Wolf - Wind In The Wires

M.A.N.D.Y.

you drive a car late at night?
Carl Craig - Landcruising

Scout Niblett

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Daniel Johnston - True Love Will Find You In The End

Hannah Cohen

best Beatles song
«Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds»

The Diaphanoids

you run from the cops?
The Heartbreakers

Tanya Stephens

you fall asleep?
Kenny G.

Ian Hart

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jacques Dutronc - On Nous Cache Tout, On Nous Dit Rien

Bomb The Bass

your party anthem
Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam

Melanie C

your party anthem
The B52's - Love Shack

Adonis

a record you fell in love to
Confunkshun - Straight From The Heart

Jimmy Edgar

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Tori Amos

Spinto Band

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Ethel Smith - Tico Tico

Simone White

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Tal Weiss

a song that reminds you of school
Blur - Girls And Boys

Barbara Carlotti

you make love?
Daniel Johnston - Try To Love

Monday Michiru

you stay in bed?
Monday Michiru - On & On

DJ Hell

you are love sick?
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

Headless Heroes

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Terry Riley - A Rainbow In Curved Air

Woodpigeon

5 favorite magazines

Sight & Sound / Plan B / The New Yorker / Monocle ...

Sandi Thom

you are love sick?
Prodigy - Smack My Bitch Up

Bill Adler

your liberation anthem
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose

Kid Koala

you feel like 1982?
Kid Koala - It's Like 1982 In Here! (Unreleased)

Kaos

a record you fell in love to
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Sondre Lerche

you destroy a hotel room?
Soundgarden - 4th of July
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Issue 6

Finger Magazine A Bi-Annual Print Publication, 64 pages, 4c, 6000 copies, distributed worldwide

News

Chromatics: Kill For Love

The Chromatics are finally back. After their very promising debut they took some time to come back with an album that finally shows the full potential of what Johnny Jewel & co is capable of. Where «In The City» left off ...

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Hannah Cohen

first record you bought

Probably a Salt-N-Pepa or Deee-Lite record.

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Doe Paoro

perfect anthem for New York
Morales Ramos – Que Bonito Bandera

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Valery Gore

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jeff Buckley - Everybody Here Wants You

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Sarah Jaffe

your liberation anthem
Phantogram - Don't Move

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