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Alter Ego

is the name of the dance/techno project by Roman Flügel and Jörn Elling Wuttke. Periodically the two Frankfurters deliver the dance anthem of the year. For instance «Betty Ford» in 1994 and «Rocker» in 2004. They are also the founders of significant techno labels Ongaku and Playhouse.

a song that reminds you of school
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

JEW

your boozed up anthem
Gary Glitter - Rock And Roll Part 2

JEW

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Cat Power - Where Is My Love?

RF

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

JEW

a record you fell in love to
New Order - Crystal

JEW

first record you remember
The Beatles - Please Mr. Postman

JEW

perfect anthem for Frankfurt
Hildegard Knef - Ich hab noch einen Koffer in Berlin

RF

the song to be played at your funeral
Buzzcocks - Nothing Left

RF

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

JEW

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing

JEW

a song that inspires you
Gary Numan - Cars

RF

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Neonlicht

RF

your party anthem
Chic - Dance Dance Dance

RF

first record you bought
Sailor - Girls, Girls, Girls

JEW

a song that reminds your friends of you
Alter Ego - Rocker

RF

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Adolf Noise - Zuviel Zeit

RF

your sunday morning song
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Over And Over Again (Lost And Found)

RF

best video clip you ever saw
Blur - Girls And Boys

RF

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Velvet Underground - Sweet Jane

JEW

Questions answered by: Roman Flügel (RF) and Jörn Elling Wuttke (JEW)

Captain Sensible

you make love?
Brainticket - Voyage

Terry Lynn

what should one eat when in the city?

Steamed Fish with fried dumplings.

Hacienda

first record you bought
The Beatles - Number 1's

Oyvind Morken

your guilty pleasure song
Snap! - The Power

Quiet Village

you make love?
The Mystic Moods Orchestra

Parlour

first record you bought
Kiss - Destroyer (LP)

KT Tunstall

you need to get work done?
Mark Mothersbaugh - Ping Island

Explosions In The Sky

you come home from the club?
Mike Galasso - In The Mood For Love

Sandro Perri

you go to a club?
Zongamin - Tunnel Music

Telephones

you want to disturb your neighbours?

One of my current neighbours just smashed her ...

Trans Am

you cook?

Commercial radio stations.

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you are love sick?

Habe keinen, jedenfalls nicht momentan.

DJ Nature

a song that reminds you of school
Freda Payne - Band Of Gold

Dollboy

you make love?
The Cramps

Pyrolator

you feel lonely?
Radiohead - Packt Like Sardines In A Crushed Tin Box

Mugison

5 favorite drinks

Water / any kind of beer / Orange juice / Whiskey ...

Bronnt Industries Kapital

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Red Sails

Soft Rocks

you come home from the club?
Lowrider - Flight To Paradise

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite instruments

clavinet / aoelean pipes / piano / violins / cellos

Brennan Green

you jog?

Never.

Kalabrese

best Kraftwerk song

Kraftwerk hab ich nie gehört.

Matmos

you play ping-pong?
Stereolab - Flourescences

Sven Väth

a song that reminds your friends of you
Off - Electrica Salsa

Everything Everything

you relax on a beach?
Uncouth Koala - Little Englander (Big Mouth)

Mechanical Bride

you go to a club?
Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover

The Ones

best concert you ever attended
James Brown

Birdy Nam Nam

you go to a club?
Brodinski - Let The Beat Control Your Body

Defari

first record you bought
George Clinton - Atomic Dog

Nicky Siano

you sit in the subway?

I rarely listen to music on the subway ...

Mélissa Laveaux

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

Bjorn Torske

you are in a depressive mood?
Raymond Scott Quintette - War Dance for Wooden Indians

El-P

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Boogie Down Productions - Criminal Minded

Howlin' Rain

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Catherine Ribeiro

Race Horses

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

Like A Stuntman

you go to a club?
The Rock Steady Crew - Hey You

Yacht

No. 5
Green Day - Kerplunk

Newton Faulkner

No. 8
Thomas Leeb - Riddle

Bomb The Bass

best concert you ever attended
Kraftwerk

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

perfect anthem for Bruxelles
Serge Gainsbourg - L'homme à la tête de chou

Moonboots

first record you remember
Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite things about New York

The food / The people / Subway / The Chelsea Lodge ...

Large Professor

5 favorite personal victories

Graduating / Producing for Eric B & Rakim / Seeing my ...

Joan As Police Woman

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Public Enemy - Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos

Alela Diane

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

Hot Chip

you sit in the subway?
Quasimoto - The Unseen

In Flagranti

you destroy a hotel room?

I am too old for that.

Turzi

best concert you ever attended
Primal Scream

Alter Ego

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Velvet Underground - Sweet Jane

Jackpot

you ride a bicycle?
Suicide - Ghostrider

Fingerpicked

No. 18
Four Tops - Love Music (Motown, 1972)

Plum

favorite building?

The National Museum of Scotland. It's got ...

Magic Arm

you feel like 2000?
Aaliyah - Try Again

Alexander Robotnick

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Matia Bazar - Vacanze Romane

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Higamos Hogamos

you fall asleep?
Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks

Raul Midon

5 favorite books

Yann Martel: «The Life Of Pi». A magical ...

C. Gibbs

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elliott Smith - Waltz #2

Lisbee Stainton

best soundtrack ever
Yann Tiersen - Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain

Dave Clarke

perfect anthem for Brighton
The Lambrettas - D-a-a-a-nce

Sebastien Tellier

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pink Floyd - Sheep

Richard Norris

you go to a club?
Wynder K. Frog - I'm A Man

Heidi

you sit in a plane?

I don’t listen to music on a ...

The Soulsavers

you take a bubble bath?
Outkast - The Love Below

Gary Lucas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Feel Fine

Dollskabeat

you prepare for an important date?
Mary Jane Girls - All Night Long

DJ Touché

No. 2

«Tenebrae» (Dario Argento, 1982). A stylish 'giallo' from ...

Fujiya & Miyagi

the song to be played at your funeral
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
That Dog - Totally Crushed Out

The Miserable Rich

you jog?
LCD Soundsystem - 45:33 Mix

Fiona Daniel

you wake up?
Keith Jarrett - The Köln Concert

Howe Gelb

take these three tools with you:

right eyebrow / left eyebrow / slightly crinkled beard

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you are love sick?
Dinosaur Jr. - Going Home

Bobbito Garcia

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

Rich Medina

your ultimate heartbreak song
B.J. Thomas - (Hey' Won't You Play) Another Somebody Do...

Tim Sweeney

you walk in the rain?
Eddie Kendricks - Date With The Rain

Suzanne Vega

perfect anthem for New York
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

Peter, Bjorn & John

you go fishing?
Eggstone - Water

Shitdisco

a record you fell in love to
Ace Of Base - All That She Wants

Audie Darling

which person from the city you like the most?

One of my best friends ever, Rob McLain ...

Treefight For Sunlight

a song that reminds you of school
Eiffel 65 - Blue

George Duke

a song that reminds you of school
Cal Tjader - Afro Blue

The Loose Salute

a song to seduce you
The Byrds - Triad

Beppe Loda

the song to be played at your funeral
Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9

Azari & III

No. 7
Pal Joey - Hot Music

Cosmin TRG

take these three CDs/records with you:
My very first tunes on a CDR (ca. 2002)

Minus 8

perfect anthem for Zurich
T.N.T. - Züri Brännt

Frank Black

take these three CDs/records with you:
Georg Philipp Telemann - Classical Baroque

Swahili Blonde

you paint your apartment?
Funkadelic - Loose Booty

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
Lambchop - Up With People

Metronomy

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Beyoncé - Single Ladies

Bill Adler

first record you bought
The Beatles - Rubber Soul

Kissey Asplund

your boozed up anthem
Blu & Exile - Dancing In The Rain

Yellowman

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill

Woodpigeon

5 favorite human inventions

Plumbing / Bicycles / Guitars / Analogue Recorders / International Travel

Dennis Kane

your boozed up anthem
Laura Nyro

Alva Noto

you had enough of this world?
Aphex Twin - Come To Daddy

Ost & Kjex

you cook?
Ost & Kjex - Cajun Lunch

Prefuse 73

you camp in the desert?
Animal Collective

Mugwump

you are love sick?
Deus - In A Bar, Under The Sea

Colder

No. 10
Mark Hollis - A Life (1895-1915)

Tal Weiss

best concert you ever attended
Faith No More

Emmy The Great

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

Kathy Zimmer

best concert you ever attended
The Police

The Emperor Machine

you drive a car late at night?
The Doors - Riders On The Storm

Mirror Mirror

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Prodigy - Firestarter

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Julee Cruise - Summer Kisses, Winter Tears

Mr Scruff

you are love sick?
Gang Starr - Love Sick

Oneida

you fall asleep?

I hate having music on when I’m ...

Efterklang

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Discovery

Young Knives

first record you bought
Aerosmith - Love In An Elevator

Invisible Conga People

you are in the sauna?
Asakawa Maki - Akai Hashi

Living Things

you destroy a hotel room?
ZZ Top - Cheap Sunglasses

Miss Platnum

you run from the cops?
Miss Platnum - Mercedes Benz

VV Brown

you make love?
Sade - No Ordinary Love

Lanoiraude

5 favorite remixes
Jonny L - This Time (Carl Craig Remix)

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite numbers

0 / 5555 / 2 / 1 / 1328476824587645

Jazzanova

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Passiert nur unbewusst.

Kinski

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Any Time At All

The Good Natured

take these three CDs/records with you:
Arcade Fire - Funeral

Osborne

you make love?
The Delegation - Oh Honey

Grizzly Bear

you wake up?
Feist - My Moon My Man

Ed Harcourt

you sit in the subway?
Ben Folds Five - Underground

Steve Mason

a song that reminds you of school
Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes

US3

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Martha

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I Love You... that’s a difficult one!

Bebel Gilberto

you drive into the country?
João Gilberto - Estate

Ingrid Olava


I used to hate Oslo, when I first ...

Kathryn Williams

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Lou Reed - Berlin

Ruede Hagelstein

you come home from the club?
Junip - To The Grain

Yoav

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Vetiver

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

Ralphi Rosario

the song to be played at your funeral
Swing Out Sister - Happy Ending

Kris Menace

the song to be played at your funeral

Burn me! No funeral please!

David Holmes

you go to a club?

I don’t feel very often like going ...

Shawn Lee

perfect anthem for London
Blossom Dearie - I Like London In The Rain

Magic Mike

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Planet Patrol - Play At Your Own Risk

Sóley

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sinead O’Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

2raumwohnung

get these three TV channels by satellite:

Arte / Discovery Channel / Kinderkanal

Heavy

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Prince - Tick, Tick, Bang

ESG

you fall asleep?
The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep

Kurt Maloo

you are on a football field?
Beck - Loser

Scout Niblett

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

Bing Ji Ling

best concert you ever attended
Stevie Wonder

Bill Brewster

you play ping-pong?
Banzai - Rhythm Kung Fu

Munk

you relax on a beach?
Biermösl blos'n

Nedry

record you were looking for the longest
Ceschi - They Hate Francisco False

Circlesquare

you sit in the subway?
Barry De Vorzon - Theme from The Warriors

Karolina Stenstöm

where was your first flat?

It was a large room in a five-room ...

Chris Carrier

you drive a car late at night?

Flickering Vehicle Lights’ beats. Could be a nice ...

Malachai

you destroy a hotel room?
The Wurzels - I Am A Cider Drinker

Sondre Lerche

you drive a car late at night?
Fleetwood Mac - Big Love

Dillon

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

Keine Musik. Ich höre generell nicht gerne ...

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite records
Pharoah Sanders - Naima

Tindersticks

your ultimate heartbreak song
John Barry - Midnight Cowboy Theme

Jonathan Wilson

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Muscadine

Dego

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

Gnod

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bryan Adams - Everything I Do (I Do It For You)

Loane

a song that reminds you of school
The Bangles - If She Knew What She Wants

Soul Clap

a song that reminds you of school
Notorious B.I.G. - Big Poppa

Barn Owl

your guilty pleasure song
ASAP Rocky - Peso

Luke Haines

5 favorite drinks

Tea / Whisky / Whiskie / Wine / Strychnine

Little Jackie

a song that reminds you of school
Sarah McLachlan - I Will Remember You

Final Fantasy

you paint your apartment?
Béla Bartok - String Quartets

The Priscillas

take these three CDs/records with you:
Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People

Joakim

you destroy a hotel room?
The Damned - Neat Neat Neat

Micah P. Hinson

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Dynamite Deluxe

record you were looking for the longest
Smoothe Da Hustler - Once Upon A Time In America

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite personal victories

Recording and releasing my debut album «Love.Life ...

Dominique Leone

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
George - The Track Through The Woods

Little Dragon

first record you remember
Jean-Michel Jarre - Zoolook

Omar

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

Marcus Bonfanti

perfect anthem for London
Freddie King - My Credit Didn't Go Through

Matthew Dear

take these three tools with you:

Guitar Tuner / Guitar / Guitar string cutter

Editors

you pretend to be married?

I’d let the lady decide.

Michael Mayer

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang

Max Essa

you stay in bed?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Jacob Golden

a song that reminds your friends of you
Beck - True Love Will Find You In The End

Meret Becker

first record you remember
The Beatles - Help!

Leon Ware

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Hey Jude

David Morales

you prepare for a gig?
David Morales & Polina - Holiday

Dan Michaelson

best concert you ever attended
Beck

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite magazines

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

Peanut Butter Wolf

best concert you ever attended
Fresh Fest Tour

Trusme

the song to be played at your funeral

I need some more diggin years under my ...

Good Shoes

you are on the tour bus?
Mystery Jets - Alas Agnes

Lo Fat Orchestra

a record you fell in love to
The Lemonheads - It's A Shame About Ray

Max Romeo

you are in a depressive mood?
Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico

Wooden Birds

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - The Biggest Lie

Sibrydion

first record you remember
The Beatles

A Guy Called Gerald

you are in a romantic mood?
The Lounge Jays - Sex Mechanic

Kool Keith

you relax on a beach?
Slave - Slide

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a record you fell in love to
Pharoah Sanders - Prince Of Peace

The Diaphanoids

you run from the cops?
Dead Boys

Ricardo Villalobos

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

David Pajo

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

no electricity / no refrigeration / no windows

Mark Richardson

you wake up?
Queen - Father To Son

Polly Scattergood

you wash your hair?

I don’t listen to music while washing ...

Robin Saville

you want to disturb your neighbours?
General Magic And Pita - Spring Fridge

Glass Candy

a record you fell in love to
Sinéad O'Connor - The Lion & The Cobra

Nick Chacona

you prepare for an important date?
The Smiths - This Charming Man

Irvine Welsh

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

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite people in history you look up to

Jesus / Ghandi / Abe Lincoln / Martin Luther King Jr ...

Kelli Ali

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Goblin - Suspiria

Jesper Dahlbäck

which person from the city you like the most?

My wife!

Faust

best Kraftwerk song

Ich kenn kein Lied von Kraftwerk.

Mouse On Mars

a song that reminds you of school
Olivia Newton-John - Physical

Gossip

you drive a car late at night?
Dizzee Rascal - Fix Up, Look Sharp

When Saints Go Machine

you are on the tour bus?
Deerhoof - Giga Dance

The Project Club

you solve difficult mathematical tasks?
Richard Wagner - The Ride Of The Valkyries

Our Broken Garden

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Chromeo

No. 2
DJ Quik - I Don't Want To Eat It

Love Inks

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Help!

Justice

5 favorite records
The Beatles - Revolver

José James

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

Droog

you stay in bed?
The Beach Boys - I Just Wasn't Made For These Times

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Public Enemy - Fear Of A Black Planet

Apiento

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
John Tropea - Living In The Jungle

Anna Kashfi

best concert you ever attended
The Cramps

Thievery Corporation

you prepare for an important date?
Snowboy - There's Nothing Like This

Ian Hart

a song that reminds your friends of you
R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts

Headless Heroes

you go to a club?
Eddie Murphy - The Boogie in Your Butt

Michael Reinboth

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye - A Funky Space Reincarnation

Ben Watt

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Victor Young & Ned Washington - My Foolish Heart

Bloc Party

you sit in a plane?
Neil Young - Lookout Joe

Lydia Lunch

you feel like 1980?
The Stooges - 1969

Ewan Pearson

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Helter Skelter

Simple Kid

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Eminem - Stan

Psychic Ills

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Fripp & Eno - Swastika Girls

Glen Johnson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Smog - All Your Women Things

Phil Mison

your sunday morning song
Pat Metheny - A Map Of The World

Sarah Jaffe

a song that reminds you of school
Travis - The Man Who

Alan Oldham

No. 3
«American Flagg»

Wolf People

first record you bought
Nirvana - Lithium

Tracey Thorn

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Lail Arad

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - Chelsea Morning

Empire Of The Sun

you prepare for an important date?
Coconut Records - West Coast

AM

No. 2
Jorge Ben - A Tabua de Esmeralda

Morton Valence

you sit in a plane?
Big Bopper

Ashley Beedle

you relax on a beach?
Donald Byrd - Places And Spaces

Mark E.

you sit in a plane?
2 Bad Mice - Bombscare

The Hidden Cameras

the song to be played at your funeral
Scott Walker - My Death

Still Going

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

E & L: Why would we want to think ...

Leroy Burgess

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Johnny Mathis - Over The Weekend

Neon Heights

you sit in the subway?

The rhythm of the rails and strangers gossip.

Bodies Of Water

your party anthem
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

Daniel Wang

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sumeria - Golden Tears

Unconventional Science

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 - Ye Ye De Smell

Interpol

you wake up?
Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um

Hannah Scott

your guilty pleasure song
Lady Gaga - Poker Face

Slove

you repair a synthesizer?
Losoul - Overland

Manuel Tur

a song that reminds you of school
Die Vogelhochzeit

Fol Chen

you fall asleep?
Emmylou Harris - Sleepless Nights

Skull Defekts

learn these three songs by heart:
Morton Feldman

Fanfarlo

the song to be played at your funeral
Lee Hazlewood - Your Sweet Love

The Chap

5 favorite instruments

piccolo snare / the bass / singing saw / organ (any ...

Al Kent

your ultimate heartbreak song
Timi Yuro - It'll Never Be Over For Me

Heidi Happy

you sit in a plane?

Wenn ich wüsste, wie der Song heisst ...

Tha 4orce

you feel like 1982?
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Looking For T...

Charlotte Hatherley

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Baikonour

first record you remember
Dave - Vanina

Jacques Renault

No. 5
Donovan - Jennifer Juniper

James Murphy

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
LCD Soundsystem - Never As Tired As When I'm Waking Up

Boom Bip

you are love sick?
Chet Baker - I've Never Been In Love Before

Tom Vek

you take a bubble bath?
Tim «Love» Lee - Nu Pholk Sound

Dani Siciliano

a song that reminds you of school
Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Cosmo Vitelli

a song that reminds you of school
Beastie Boys - No Sleep Till Brooklyn

Gary Numan

first record you bought
Hank Williams - Greatest Hits

Justus Köhncke

a record you fell in love to
Workshop - Talent

Broken Social Scene

a song that reminds you of school
Sniff 'n' The Tears - Driver’s Seat

Zohra

5 favorite records
Human League - Being Boiled

Rumer

your ultimate heartbreak song
I Loves You Porgy

Black Devil Disco Club

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

In this type of hotels, there are often ...

Paul Frick

you go to a club?
Kerri Chandler - Disko Satisfaction

Holy Ghost!

you prepare a candle light dinner?

N: Good call. I’ll go with Alex ...

Chelonis R. Jones

your liberation anthem
The Fall - Smile

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Umberto Tozzi - Ti Amo

The Phantom Band

a song that reminds you of school
Phil Collins - You Can’t Hurry Love

Xiu Xiu

take these three books along:

the bible / the koran / the gita

Terence Bernardo

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beatles - The White Album

Chris Coco

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Foo Fighters - All My Life

Lhasa

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

My life isn’t over yet.

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Prince - Sign Of The Times

Alex Smoke

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Autechre - LP5

Ilija Rudman

your guilty pleasure song
T.C. Curtis - You Should Have Known Better

Moving Units

you make love?
Motley Crue - Shout At The Devil

Tiago

you walk in the rain?
Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain

Anni Rossi

5 favorite human inventions

Tetris / Microplane (cheese grater) / spandex / playing cards / shoes

Bettye Lavette

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Woolfy

best Beatles song

Impossible to answer, wait, no, it’s impossible...

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds you of school
New Order - True Faith

My Morning Jacket

you sit in the subway?
Dangermouse - Public Service Announcement

Olafur Arnalds

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

John Klemmer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Claude Debussy

Telepopmusik

first record you remember
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Prince Language

take these three CDs/records with you:
Leontyne Price - Puccini Heroines

Penguin Prison

a song you would send over the ocean
Weezer - Across The Sea

Architecture In Helsinki

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere

Bottin

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Corcovado

Coldplay

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Arcade Fire - Funeral

DJ Mehdi

you feel like 1982?
Prince; Michael Jackson; Madonna

Georg Levin

you cook?
Rufus & Chaka Khan - Live In Me

Jakob der Lügner

you drive a car late at night?
Masta Ace - Dear Diary

Kid Loco

you sit in a plane?
The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight

Julia Franck

take these three CDs/records with you:
Klavierkonzerte von Beethoven in der Einspielung von Gu...

DJ Cherrystones

you sit in a plane?

Mostly the Blues channel or any mediocre TV ...

Casual

you prepare for an important date?
Jay-Z

White Denim

you prepare for an important date?
Huey Lewis & The News

Wordsworth

your sunday morning song
Jay-Z - What More Can I Say

Johnossi

favorite restaurant?

J: I really would recommend «Teatergrillen». It’s ...

Blow Monkeys

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fred Neil - Everybody's Talkin'

DJ Hell

you ride a bicycle?
Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

Rainer Trüby

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Noch nie getan.

The Earlies

a song that reminds you of school
Kraftwerk - The Model

Chuck D

you prepare for an important date?

Disco music before 1978.

Lloyd Cole

perfect anthem for New York
Richard Hell & The Voidoids - Blank Generation

Whitehouse

best concert you ever attended
Tom Jones at MGM, Las Vegas

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lispector - Young And Wild

The Revenge

perfect anthem for Glasgow
The Blue Nile - Tinsel Town In The Rain

Doe Paoro

your boozed up anthem
Ghostface Killah – Saturday Nite

Lexx

your ultimate heartbreak song
Neneh Cherry - Twisted Mess

Gemma Ray

5 favorite records
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you fall asleep?
Roy Orbison - Candy Coloured Clown

King Britt

you relax on a beach?
Tears For Fears - The Working Hour

Rod Thomas

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Grapefruit Moon

Bill Callahan

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kris Kristofferson - Sunday Morning Coming Down

Pilooski

perfect anthem for Paris
Alessi Brothers - Seabird

Pepe Bradock

first record you remember
Pierre Henry - Messe Pour Le Temps Présent

Syd Matters

you go to a club?
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Kenny Chesney - Be As You Are

A Mountain Of One

first record you remember
Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby

Chateau Flight

best song by Serge Gainsbourg
Serge Gainsbourg - Ballad of Melody Nelson (LP)

Wolfmother

you drive a car late at night?
Deep Purple - Black Night

Ian Pooley

you relax on a beach?
Marcos Valle - The Essential Vol.1&2

Angel Deradoorian

best soundtrack ever
Alain Goraguer - La Planète Sauvage

Marit Bergman

which person from the city you like the most?

No one I know is from there. But ...

Daddy-O

you are in a depressive mood?
Debra Killings - Ain't Nobody

Gwyneth Herbert

you sit in a plane?
Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now

Travis

you destroy a hotel room?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Windsurf

a song that reminds your friends of you
Area Code 615 - Devil Weed And Me

Pacifika

you relax on a beach?

The music of the waves.

Franz Nicolay

your ultimate heartbreak song
American Music Club - Apology For An Accident

Funkmasters

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lee Roy Parnell - The Rock

Howling Bells

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Hunches - Actors

Annie

you are in a depressive mood?
Vangelis

Ratatat

a song that reminds you of school
Pavement

Todd Terje

a record you fell in love to
Renee Geyer - Be There In The Morning

Charles Webster

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nanci Griffith - There's A Light Beyond These Woods

Anne Clark

you walk in the rain?
DAC Crowell

Pink Skull

a song that reminds you of school
Youth Of Today - Can’t Close My Eyes

John Foxx

you make love?

That’s private.

Mystery Jets

you play ping-pong?
Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

Shine 2009

you walk in the rain?
Jam & Spoon - Stella

Cajun Dance Party

first record you remember
Mr. Boom - Dance Around The Moon

Jesse Lenat

you take a bubble bath?
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

!!!

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Void

Horace Andy


Top 10 all-time favorite songs

The Morning Benders

the song to be played at your funeral
Blur - Out Of Time

Tiga

you fall asleep?
Duran Duran - The Chauffeur

Erik Truffaz

No. 4
Anouar Brahem - Conte de l'incroyable amour

Midlake

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

James Pants

record you were looking for the longest
Gary Wilson - You Think You Really Know Me?

Jill Jones

you go to a club?
Spank Rock - Loose

Tanya Stephens

you camp in the desert?
TLC - Waterfalls

Van She

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Life / Lunch Boxes / Kryptonite / Clowns / Time Travel

Whirlwind Heat

you go to a club?
Dr. Dre - Let Me Ride

Valery Gore

you drive into the country?
Jim Sullivan - Highways

Bush Tetras

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

Stefan Goldmann

you make love?

Das hängt von der Liebe ab. Manchmal ...

Mark Archer

your sunday morning song
Gelka - When You Gotta Go You Gotta Go

Duke Special

the song to be played at your funeral

I would like a song specially written for ...

Matthew Herbert

take these three CDs/records with you:
Keith Jarrett - The Melody At Night, With You

Morpheus

you relax on a beach?
Schultz - Beach Baby

Mooner


Top 10 Cosmic LPs of all time

Datarock

you sit in a plane?
Sonic Youth

Justine D

you take a bubble bath?
Stereolab - Dots And Loops

Kaos

you take part in a peace rally?
John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Give Peace A Chance

Emma Tricca

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

Wall-E

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t have any neighbors!

Sam Amidon

you walk through a dark forest?
Miles Davis - Amandla

Jesh

No. 3
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde

Mungolian Jetset

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Orb - Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld

Tim Mälzer

take these three tools with you:

Messer / Bohrmaschine / Dynamit

Chikinki

record you were looking for the longest
White Noise - An Electric Storm

Fan Death

best concert you ever attended
Nick Cave

Headman

best video clip you ever saw
Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy

Lopazz

you sit in a plane?

Genau das gleiche, im Flugzeug konzentriere ich mich ...

Cornelius

you run from the cops?
Bon Jovi - Runaway

Andy Gill

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Paul Weller

The Jackets

a song you wish you'd written yourself
AC/DC - Ride On

Alexandra Hope

you sit in the subway?
Moondog - This Student Of Life

Brothers Of End

you drive a car late at night?
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

James Holden

the song to be played at your funeral
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Clare & The Reasons

your sunday morning song
Mildred Bailey - Jenny

Anja Schneider

your sunday morning song
Steve Bug - Loverboy

Future Beat Alliance

first record you bought
Altered Images - Happy Birthday

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite personal belongings

cat / computer / toys / records / books & comics

David Rodigan


Top 5 Rocksteady tunes (1-5); Top 5 Ska ...

Nicole Willis

take these three books along:

Chinua Achebe: «A Man Of The People» / one ...

Devendra Banhart

you play a game of chess?
Six Organs Of Admittance

Comanechi

you fall asleep?
Cat Power - Moon Pix

Chrome Hoof

you sit in a plane?
Tom Petty - Free Fallin'

Round Table Knights

you rob a bank?
The Stooges - Down On The Street

Phenomenal Handclap Band

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

Cosmo

5 favorite things that make you sexy

DJ-ing / Frost French skinny jeans / Jean Paul Gaultier ...

Seelenluft

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Anastacia - Paid My Dues

Dennis Bovell

you walk in the rain?
Delroy Wilson - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Ada

5 favorite remixes
Stella - Dreams (Thomas Geiger Remix)

Whomadewho

you want to disturb your neighbours?

We don’t listen, we play loud, jammy ...

Richard Hawley

you start a riot?
Gene Vincent

Pearly Gates

a record you fell in love to
Doris Day - A Secret Love

Martin Rev

you start a riot?
Martha & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Street

Tahiti 80

you fall asleep?
Alpha - Nyquil

The Golden Filter

you drive a car late at night?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Stagger Lee

Division Of Laura Lee

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Kevin Rowland - You'll Never Walk Alone

Kissogram

you come home from the club?
Arthur Lee Harper - Children Once Were You

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite personal victories

children, although I only have two.

Lindstrom

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Uriah Heep - Heartache City

Senor Coconut

you are on a football field?
Richard Wagner - Ring der Nibelungen

Ame

you feel lonely?
Arthur Russell - World Of Echo

Hatcham Social

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears

Boozoo Bajou

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Wichita Lineman

DJ Kent

you drive into the country?
The KLF - Chill Out

Ray Mang

you sit in a plane?
Ben Richardson - Sky Diver

Brasstronaut

you run from the cops?
Mobb Deep - Give Up The Goods

Aaron Wright

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beatles - Martha My Dear

Peter Broderick

perfect anthem for Portland
Elliott Smith

Seether


Top 10 favourite albums of all time

Constance Amiot

your boozed up anthem
Bob Dylan - Rainy Day Women

Karl Bartos

best video clip you ever saw
The Beatles - Penny Lane

Saint Etienne

you go to a club?
Doris Troy - I'll Do Anything (He Want's Me To Do)

Nils Frahm

you go to a soundsystem?
Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto - Revep

Minotaur Shock

you play ping-pong?
Stereolab - Ping Pong

Caribou

your party anthem
Pryda - Muranyi

These New Puritans

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Björk - Venus As A Boy

Papst & Abstinenzler

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lo Fat Orchestra - Style

Candi Staton

you walk through a dark forest?
The Essex - Easier Said Than Done

Morgan Geist

you relax on a beach?

I don’t go to the beach except ...

Glimpse

you prepare for an important date?
Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid...

Luca C & Brigante

you play a game of chess?
The Normal - Warm Leatherette

Gilles Peterson

you prepare for an important date?
Marva Whitney - This Girl's In Love With You

Barbara Carlotti

you prepare for an important date?
Of Montreal - Gronlandic Edit

Odawas

a record you fell in love to
Marmoset - Record In Red

Ilya Santana

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Vangelis - Alpha

The Late Greats

you sit in a plane?
Loudon Wainwright III - Swimming Song

Nocturnes

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mew - And The Glass Handed Kites

Bit-tuner

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Scarlett Johansson / Kate Moss / Keira Knightley

Afrika Bambaataa

a song that reminds your friends of you
Sly & The Family Stone - Stand

Tony Carrasco

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Klein & M.B.O. - Dirty Talk

Port O'Brien

you go to a club?
Lady Gaga - Bad Romance

Stephan Remmler

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elvis Presley - Don't

Karl Culley

a song that reminds your friends of you
Karl Culley - I’m Not Proud Of Myself

Natalie Tusia Beridze

the song to be played at your funeral
Nikakoi - Lullaby For Little GG

Padded Cell

you paint your apartment?
Klaus Weiss - Niagra (LP)

CALLmeKAT

favorite sound in the city?

Rain on the roof. Alltime favourite sound! Here ...

DJ Vadim

you drive a car late at night?
Common - Like Water Like Chocolate

Wooden Shjips

you prepare for an important date?
Los Mockers - What A Life

Lucky Luke

your liberation anthem
Madonna - Into The Groove

Melanie C

your liberation anthem
Melanie C - Better Alone

Shakespeares Sister

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back

The Rayographs

record you were looking for the longest
The Casuals - Jesamine

Ronny & Renzo

you prepare for an important date?
Logo - Businessmen

Architeq

you walk through a dark forest?
The Beta Band - Dr. Baker

Dwele

record you were looking for the longest
Kool & The Gang - Open Sesame

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you are love sick?
Arthur Russell - In The Light Of The Miracle

Orishas

you drive a car late at night?
Jose Feliciano

The Fray

you play ping-pong?
Rage Against The Machine

Gravenhurst

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
The Smiths - Unhappy Birthday

Panico

No. 6
Shogun - Demonio

Theo Parrish

perfect anthem for Detroit
P-Funk Allstars - Hydraulic Pump

Jay Jay Johanson

you drive a car late at night?
David Sylvian - Blemish (LP)

Kid Koala

you wake up?
Kid Koala - Music For Morning People

Art Brut

a song that reminds you of school
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band - I'm The Urban Space Man

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
Mark Isham - The Hitcher

N.A.S.A.

you sit in a plane?
Silver Convention - Fly, Robyn Fly

J Rawls

5 favorite cities

New York / LA / Amsterdam / Tokyo / Las Vegas

Chromatics

first record you bought
John Coltrane Live at the Village Vanguard

Brian Jackson

a song that reminds you of school
Sly & The Family Stone - I Want To Take You Higher

Spinto Band

you prepare for an important date?

No music. I am too busy thinking.

Kevin Saunderson

which song fits the city the best?
Rhythm Is Rhythm - Strings Of Life

Camille

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Saian Supa Crew

Rebelski

perfect anthem for Manchester
New Order - Regret

Luke Solomon

5 favorite places in the world

Corsica / Southern Mexico / California / Cyprus / Barnet

Erol Alkan

you sit in a plane?
John Lennon - #9 Dream

Beverley Knight

you drive a car late at night?
Beyoncé - Crazy In Love

Electric 6

you fall asleep?
Acid Mother's Temple - La Novia

Renegade Soundwave

your sunday morning song
Flight Of The Conchords - Boom

My Bee's Garden

your boozed up anthem
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti - Hardcore Pops Are Fun

Cypress Hill

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite cities

San Felipe / San Diego / Ibiza / Palm Springs / Bradley ...

A Touch Of Class

you make love?

Keinen, weil das nicht ganz fair wäre...

Molly Wagger

you miss Edinburgh?
Wham! - Club Tropicana

New Young Pony Club

you sit in the subway?
Death From Above 1979 - Romantic Rights

Jimmy Edgar

a record you fell in love to
Kraftwerk - Man Machine

No Age

you are love sick?
Cat Power - The Greatest

Lotte Kestner

your sunday morning song
Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken

White Hinterland

a song that reminds you of school
The Microphones - Oh Anna

Cazals

best concert you ever attended
The Rolling Stones

The Bees

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Frank Sinatra - Baubles, Bangles And Beads

GusGus

you sit in a plane?
Tschaikowsky

Linda Lewis

the song to be played at your funeral
Judy Garland - Over the Rainbow

First Aid Kit

you stay in bed?
Kimya Dawson - Sleep

Rocko Schamoni

which person from the city you like the most?

Heino Jaeger. Verstorbener Maler und Entertainer.

James Yorkston

your boozed up anthem

I booze down. 

The Bangles

you go to a club?
Small Faces

Coyote

first record you bought
Darts - It's Raining

Black Angels

you sit in the subway?
Spacemen 3

Ora Cogan

you take a bubble bath?
Ernie (from Sesame Street) - Rubber Ducky

Mavis Staples

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

Jimi Jamison

perfect anthem for Mississippi
Elvis Presley - An American Trilogy

Max Tundra

a song that reminds you of school
Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten

Holger Czukay

you go to a club?

Geh ich zur Zeit nicht.

Riccio

favorite sports team?

In Bologna Basketball has a very long tradition ...

Wally Badarou

your party anthem
James Brown - There Was A Time

Marissa Nadler

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I will listen to the rain falling and ...

Drugstore

first record you bought
The Smiths - Hand In Glove

Marius Circus

you come home from the club?

Are you crazy? Old man here. If I ...

Au Revoir Simone

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Benny Mardones - Into The Night

Social Disco Club

No. 10
The Love Supreme - Sugar (Social Disco Club Remix)

Radio 4

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Beastie Boys - Professor Booty

Million Stylez

favorite band hailing from the city?

Nordic Steel

Soul Mekanik

you are love sick?
Tone Theory - Limbo Of Vanished Possibilities

Leo Zero

best concert you ever attended
Trouble Funk

Lovefingers

you make love?
Deniece Williams - Free

Hannah Cohen

the song to be played at your funeral
Link Wray - Rumble

Studio

you take a bubble bath?
Suicide - Diamonds, Furcoats And Champagne

Kinky

5 favorite human inventions

the microphone / the speaker / canned food / the telescope ...

Memory Band

you prepare for an important date?
Robert Wyatt - I'm A Believer

Chris & Cosey

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Cosey: ANY Country and Western music. I hate ...

Morningwood

you take a bubble bath?
Jean Knight - Mr.Big Stuff

Kool & The Gang

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

Monday Michiru

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Rufus & Chaka Khan

Smudo

you fall asleep?
Helge Schneider - My Name Is Peter

Bob Power

you ride a bicycle?
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Horse Meat Disco

take these three books along:

I'm not an avid reader by any ...

Zambri

you prepare for an important date?
The Miracles - Shop Around

Erobique

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods

Beautiful Swimmers

you sit in a plane?
Newworldaquarium - Pyramid

Defend Moscow

your boozed up anthem
New Order - World In Motion

Pastor

a song that reminds you of school
The Beatles - Yellow Submarine

Trevor Jackson

you cook?
Metro Area - Miura

Kon & Amir

you relax on a beach?

Kon: Never been. Take me there.

DJ Nu-Mark

a record you fell in love to
Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You

Tridact

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
The Upsetters - Long Sentence

Yuck

you wake up?
Built To Spill - Life's A Dream

Marc Romboy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Lil' Louis - French Kiss

Thieves Like Us

you wake up?
Popol Vuh - Aguirre, The Wrath Of God

Dinky

5 favorite clubs

Panorama Bar in Berlin. It’s like my ...

Sandi Thom

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Patti Labelle - Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Simone White

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - Master And Everyone

Eagles Of Death Metal

you are love sick?
The Stooges - Shake Appeal

Sharon van Etten

a song you would send over the ocean
Glass Ghost - Like A Diamond

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Sigur Rós - Takk

Trentemoller

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

Apache Beat

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

Lucky Soul

you sit in the subway?
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Bosque Brown

perfect anthem for Denton
Centro-Matic - Too Much Downtime

Kasper Bjorke

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Animal Collective - My Girls

The Shortwave Set

a record you fell in love to
Madonna - Borderline

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever To Tell

Caron Wheeler

best concert you ever attended
Prince

Al McKay

you sit in a plane?
George Benson - Give Me The Night (LP)

Stratus

the song to be played at your funeral
Georges Delerue - Charlie's Theme

The Battle Of Land And Sea

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
Motley Crue - Girls Girls Girls

Adonis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Jackson

Zwicker

you drive into the country?
Sufjan Stevens - Jacksonville

Andreya Triana

best concert you ever attended
Stevie Wonder

Junior Boys

a record you fell in love to

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

John Daly

take these three CDs/records with you:
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon
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Finger Magazine

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 ...

Most recent Interviews

Hannah Cohen

your ultimate heartbreak song
Billy Holiday - My Man

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Doe Paoro

a song you wish you'd written yourself
«Happy Birthday. Cha ching!»

+more

Valery Gore

you sit in a plane?
The Radio Dept. - Heaven's on Fire

+more

Sarah Jaffe

a song you would send over the ocean
Nina Simone - Wild is the Wind

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