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Bill Adler

has devoted the last 25 years to a career in hiphop during which he's worked as a journalist, biographer ("Tougher Than Leather: The Rise of Run-DMC"), label executive (Director of Publicity for Rush Artist Management and Def Jam Recordings, Vice president of Island Records), curator, editor, film documentarian, and teacher.

a song that reminds you of school
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels - Devil With A Blue Dress
best Def Jam record ever
Public Enemy - Bring The Noise
a record you fell in love to
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue
first record you remember
Irving Berlin - The Girl That I Marry

With which my father used to sing me to sleep.

the song to be played at your funeral
Groucho Marx - Hello, I Must Be Going
a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kanye West - Gold Digger
your ultimate heartbreak song
John Coltrane - Alabama
your liberation anthem
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose
perfect anthem for New York
Run DMC - Sucker MC's
your party anthem
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock - It Takes Two
first record you bought
The Beatles - Rubber Soul
a song that reminds your friends of you
Frank Sinatra - How Little It Matters (How Little We Know)
your sunday morning song
Etta James - A Sunday Kind Of Love

Lisbee Stainton

first record you remember
Eric Clapton - Layla

Black Devil Disco Club

you walk in the rain?

No need for anything but the music of ...

Ray Mang

you make breakfast?
Willie Bobo - Spanish Grease

Alter Ego

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

DJ Touché

No. 2

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

Glass Candy

start to learn these three things:

how to relax / how to let go / how ...

Marissa Nadler

you go to a club?

I usually don't like to go to ...

Cypress Hill

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - All I Do

A Guy Called Gerald

your ultimate heartbreak song
Caroll Thompson - One Dance

Gary Lucas

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walking In The Sand)

Valery Gore

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Knife - Heartbeats

Lucky Soul

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Isaac Hayes - Ike's Rap II

Everything Everything

you paint your apartment?
Shania Twain - That Don't Impress Me Much

Invisible Conga People

you wake up?
Fishmans - Long Season

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite band hailing from the city?

Kite

Munk

you are in the sauna?

Ich saune nie.

Tha 4orce

a song that reminds your friends of you
Whodini - Friends

Richard Hawley

you sit in a plane?
The Everly Brothers - Songs Our Daddy Taught Us

Metronomy

a song to seduce you
Tweet - Southern Hummingbird

Dwele

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Outkast - Crumblin' Erb

Luke Haines

5 favorite cities

Bradford / Exeter / Cologne / Munich / Damascus

Beppe Loda

you go fishing?
Widespread Panic - Fishing

James Holden

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Bit-tuner

take these three CDs/records with you:
Sensational - Loaded With Power

Phil Mison

record you were looking for the longest
Crazy Eddie - Rap In Africa

Whirlwind Heat

you sit in a plane?
Peter, Paul & Mary - Leaving On A Jet Plane

Fan Death

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I don’t even own a phone.

Bill Adler

a song that reminds you of school
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels - Devil With A Blue Dr...

Holger Czukay

you fall asleep?

Da donnere einfach so weg.

Anja Schneider

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - The Walk

Morton Valence

you wake up?
The Butthole Surfers - The Shah Sleeps in Lee Harvey's ...

White Denim

you run naked through a cornfield?
Grateful Dead - That's It For The Other One

Soul Clap

the song to be played at your funeral
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads

Fingerpicked

No. 20
Lexia - Lady Rain (MGM, 1972)

Modeselektor

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

The Morning Benders

best soundtrack ever
Jean Constantin - The 400 Blows

Nicky Siano

your party anthem
MFSB - Love Is The Message

Parlour

your party anthem
Loose Joints - Is It All Over My Face (Male Version)

The Chap

5 favorite personal victories

Recovering from diarrhea and dehydration to rock the ...

Chuck D

you prepare for an important date?

Disco music before 1978.

The Phantom Band

a song that reminds your friends of you
Roy C - Shotgun Wedding

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite human inventions

Schlummertaste / Gaspedal / Vibrationsalarm / Internet / Sonnenbrille

Osborne

your sunday morning song

Random 50's-60's jazz. I have a ...

Wally Badarou

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder

Natalie Tusia Beridze

where was your first flat?

My family house, where I was born and ...

Whomadewho

5 favorite bands you know personally

2 Many DJs/Soulwax / The Raveonettes / Munk / I ...

Kid Loco

you cook?
The Beach Boys - Vegetables

Kinky

5 favorite records
The Clash - Combat Rock

Ora Cogan

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

Woolfy

your sunday morning song
Woolfy - A Pint A Day

Rod Thomas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sleepy Jackson - Lovers

Devendra Banhart

you relax on a beach?
The Icarus Line

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite records
Banda Black Rio - Greatest Hits

Wooden Birds

record you were looking for the longest
Galaxie 500 - Blue Thunder EP

Kissogram

a record you fell in love to
The Devil’s Anvil

Vetiver

a record you fell in love to
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite places in the world

Home / London / Sydney / Cape Town / Colorado

Kevin Saunderson

where do you kiss the last time (or where would you like to)?

On Belle Isle. It’s an island in ...

Belle & Sebastian

you need to get work done?
Funkadelic - Can You Get to That

Max Essa

you take a bubble bath?
Herb Alpert - Manhattan Melody

Paul Frick

you eat a pizza?
Dam-Funk - Hood Pass

Bush Tetras

you are in a depressive mood?
Tindersticks

The Loose Salute

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall

Brasstronaut

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

Tindersticks

a song that reminds your friends of you

I don't know, you'd have to ...

N.A.S.A.

your ultimate heartbreak song
Berlin - Take My Breath Away

Minotaur Shock

you stay in bed?
Dirty Projectors - Rise Above

Coyote

a song that reminds your friends of you
Gipsy Kings - Hotel California

Peanut Butter Wolf

best Marley Marl track
Marley Marl & MC Shan - Marley Scratch

Erobique

you run naked through a cornfield?

Singt: «Oh Baby Baby Balla balla, in Deiner ...

Gravenhurst

you wake up?
Big Black

Oyvind Morken

your boozed up anthem
4 øl og en pizza

Zwicker

you feel like 1982?
Lene Lovich - Bird Song

Van She

5 favorite remixes
Gossip - Standing In The Way Of Control (Soulwax Nite V...

Au Revoir Simone

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

Prefuse 73

you are stoned?
Madlib

Wolf People

the song to be played at your funeral
The Strawbs - Witchwood

KT Tunstall

you go fishing?
Kris Kristofferson - Sunday Morning Coming Down

Marc Romboy

you drive a car late at night?
Edvard Grieg

Sandro Perri

you run naked through a cornfield?
Journey - Anyway You Want It

Neon Heights

you sit in the subway?

The rhythm of the rails and strangers gossip.

Blow Monkeys

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bill Withers - Lovely Day

Bosque Brown

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Daniel Johnston - Some Things Last A Long Time

Wordsworth

a song that reminds you of school
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock - It Takes Two

DJ Vadim

you go to a soundsystem?
Roots Manuva - Witness The Fitness

Plum

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

warehouse parties / street art / the choice of stuff ...

White Hinterland

first record you remember
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

The Juan MacLean

No. 5
Bread - The Best Of Bread

Nils Frahm

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

Heidi

you jog?

I’m afraid I don’t jog.

Olafur Arnalds

your boozed up anthem

I hate anthems. When I’m drunk I ...

Boom Bip

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
King Tubby - No Love Version

Anna Kashfi

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

Shakespeares Sister

you go to a club?
Indeep - Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

Bobbito Garcia

you read a book?

I can’t hear music when I read ...

Shawn Lee

a song that reminds your friends of you

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

Faust

a record you fell in love to
Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale

David Rodigan

No. 12
The Wailers - Slave Driver

Mechanical Bride

you ride a bicycle?
Bat For Lashes - What's A Girl To Do

Emma Tricca

your ultimate heartbreak song
John Martyn - May You Never

Tony Carrasco

5 favorite cartoon characters

Silver Surfer / Captain America / Daredevil / Dr.Strange / Prince ...

Candi Staton

you drive a car late at night?
Aretha Franklin - Respect

Shitdisco

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Cave & Lydia Lunch - Some Velvet Morning

Soft Rocks

you are love sick?
Gloria Ann Taylor - Love Is A Hurting Thing

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite sayings

«on the other hand» / «in principal» / «really?» / «o ...

Ronny & Renzo

you take a bubble bath?
Shriekback - Coelocanth

Robin Saville

you are love sick?
Isan - Dilly

Al McKay

you cook?
Notorious B.I.G.

Empire Of The Sun

you wake up?
Neil Young - When God Made Me

John Klemmer

your ultimate heartbreak song

Since there were many heartbreaks, there are too ...

Ratatat

you fall asleep?
Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown (L...

Nicole Willis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Make-Up - We Can't Be Contained

Cosmo Vitelli

learn these three songs by heart:
Todd Rundgren - Hello It’s Me

Kaos

you sit in a plane?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

Leon Ware

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Erroll Garner - Misty

Bob Power

you fall asleep?
Bill Evans

US3

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

Seelenluft

a song that inspires you
Johnny Cash - Solitary Man

Andreya Triana

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lady Gaga - Poker Face

Like A Stuntman

you are love sick?
Nat King Cole - Autumn Leaves

Birdy Nam Nam

you play a game of chess?

No music... concentration!!!

Sibrydion

best concert you ever attended
The Smashing Pumpkins

Todd Terje

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

Constance Amiot

your sunday morning song
Sparklehorse - It's A Wonderful Life

Adonis

perfect anthem for Chicago
Adonis - Rocking Down The House

Tahiti 80

you fall asleep?
Alpha - Nyquil

Suzanne Vega

best video clip you ever saw
Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Kalabrese

best video clip you ever saw
Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

Anni Rossi

5 favorite cartoon characters

Betty Boop / Animaniacs / Dr. Katz / The Little Mermaid ...

DJ Nature

best soundtrack ever
James Brown - Black Caesar

Rebelski

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Beatles - Help!

Zohra

5 favorite records
Anne Clark - Our Darkness

Polly Scattergood

learn these three songs by heart:
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Matthew Herbert

take these three CDs/records with you:
Tom Waits - Rain Dogs

Boozoo Bajou

No. 2
Primal Scream - Screamadelica

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you prepare for an important date?

When I dated my girl, I did a ...

Ed Harcourt

you cook?
Puccini

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite months

September / October / May / January / March

Erik Truffaz

you go to a club?
The Temptations

DJ Nu-Mark

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chicago - Saturday In The Park

Bodies Of Water

your party anthem
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

Omar

a song that reminds you of school
Madness - Baggy Trousers

Gossip

you meet your parents?
Ludwig van Beethoven - 5th Symphony

Chrome Hoof

you prepare for an important date?
Men Without Hats - Safety Dance

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bobby Paunetto - Brother Will

Anne Clark

5 favorite personal tragedies

Pfffffffffff!

Holy Ghost!

you play ping-pong?

N: I fucking HATE pingpong. 

We Are Scientists

5 favorite instruments

drums / bass / guitar / microKorg / piano

Papst & Abstinenzler

you drive into the country?
Udo Lindenberg - Cowboy Rocker

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
John Carpenter - Assault On Precinct 13

Peter, Bjorn & John

you feel like 1967?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Mélissa Laveaux

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Tiny - Everything Is Free

Alex Smoke

you run naked through a cornfield?

I think I’d prefer a reverential silence.

Terence Bernardo

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

Dave Clarke

a song that reminds you of school
XTC - Making Plans For Nigel

David Pajo

get these three pets:

Miss Piggy / R2D2 / Herve Villechaize from Fantasy Island

Moonboots

a song you wish you'd written yourself
«You'll Never Walk Alone»

Mugwump

you paint your apartment?
M People - Colour My Life

Brennan Green

you wake up?
Cajmere - Percolator

Our Broken Garden

you go to a club?
Fleetwood Mac - What Makes You Think You're The One

Jesper Dahlbäck

which song fits the city the best?
Monica Zetterlund - Sakta vi gå genom stan

Tal Weiss

a song that reminds your friends of you
Tunng - Tale From Black

Coldplay

a song that reminds your friends of you
Queen - We Are The Champions

Baikonour

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nico - Janitor Of Lunacy

Jay Jay Johanson

you wake up?
The Penguin Café Orchestra

Clare & The Reasons

you wake up?
Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet

Turzi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
My Bloody Valentine - Sometimes

Sebastien Tellier

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Discovery

Lovefingers

you drive a car late at night?
Roach Motel - Wild Luv

Michael Reinboth

you meet your parents?
Carl Orff

A Mountain Of One

a record you fell in love to
Nick Drake - Riverman

Lhasa

your party anthem
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive

Linda Lewis

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Isn’t She Lovely; Stevie Wonder - Happy...

Sam Amidon

you stay in bed?
Martin Hayes - Martin Hayes

Ada

get these three pets:

Pony / Kuh / Huhn

!!!

you prepare for an important date?
Ol' Dirty Bastard

Jacob Golden

a song that reminds you of school
Slayer - South Of Heaven

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

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

Comanechi

you take a bubble bath?
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers - I'm Not A Juvenile Deli...

No Age

you wake up?
Paul McCartney - Monkberry Moon Delight

Azari & III

you are love sick?

I don't like Alicia Key. I prefer ...

Max Tundra

your party anthem
IQ - Beef In A Box

Architecture In Helsinki

first record you bought
Nirvana - In Utero

Trentemoller

you are stoned?
Plastikman - Consumed

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you need to get work done?
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore - Maximum Black

Ost & Kjex

you cook?
Ost & Kjex - Cajun Lunch

Slove

you play ping-pong?
Cosmo Vitelli - Night Dogs (Tim Paris Remix)

Beautiful Swimmers

you drive a car late at night?
Mobb Deep - The Infamous

Little Dragon

5 favorite instruments

Synths / Bass / Drums / Percussion / Vocals

Kris Menace

best video clip you ever saw
Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

Kathryn Williams

your party anthem
Leonard Cohen - Sisters Of Mercy

Pastor

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Bronx - History's Stranglers

Fiona Daniel

you are on the tour bus?
Eels - I Like Birds

Air

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Mr Scruff

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

VV Brown

you cook?
Common & Lily Allen - Drivin’ Me Wild

Jazzanova

you go to a club?
Juan Atkins - Jazz Is The Teacher

Luke Solomon

5 favorite TV shows

Weeds / Its Always Sunny In Phillidelphia / Sopranos / QI ...

Captain Sensible

take these three tools with you:

Swiss Army Knife / p17 flashlight by LED LENSER ...

Mystery Jets

you are in a depressive mood?
Leonard Cohen - Last Year's Man

Lydia Lunch

you paint your apartment?
Scarface

Casual

a song that reminds you of school
X-Clan - Tribal Jam

Psychic Ills

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

Large Professor

5 favorite breaks
The Police - Voices Inside My Head

Rich Medina

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Anything with 808 drums in it.

The Shortwave Set

first record you remember
Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy

Telephones

you play ping-pong?
Mark Mothersbaugh - Ping Island

Sandi Thom

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Bernard Herrmann - The Theme From Psycho

Gilles Peterson

you sit in a plane?
UFO - United Future Airlines

Padded Cell

you go to a club?
Subway - 44110

First Aid Kit

you run naked through a cornfield?
Iron & Wine - Naked As We Came

Dan Michaelson

a song that reminds your friends of you
Queen - I Want To Break Free

Horse Meat Disco

take these three DVDs along:

«Bladerunner» by Ridley Scott. Maybe finally I'll ...

Ingrid Olava

favorite building?

Right now: the new Opera. There are many ...

Bill Brewster

perfect anthem for London
Pisces - Up The Mariners

Stephan Remmler

the song to be played at your funeral
Stephan Remmler - Alles hat ein Ende nur die Wurst hat ...

Melanie C

a song that reminds you of school
James - Sit Down

Port O'Brien

you wake up?
Fleetwood Mac - Monday Morning

Caron Wheeler

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke

Cortney Tidwell

No. 10
Sebadoh - Harmacy

Tridact

you make love?
Barbara Mason - Give Me Your Love

Sven Väth

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yesterday

Lotte Kestner

record you were looking for the longest
Under Byen - Kyst

New Young Pony Club

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

Bill Callahan

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking

Andy Gill

first record you bought
The Beatles - She Loves You

Sóley

your party anthem
Fela Kuti

Pearly Gates

your sunday morning song
Amazing Grace

Theo Parrish

your party anthem
Mr. Fingers - Can You Feel It

Fujiya & Miyagi

first record you remember
The Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman

Morpheus

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Leonard Cohen - Tower Of Song

M.A.N.D.Y.

you make love?

That’s a secret.

Horace Andy

No. 1
Otis Redding - (Sittin On) The Dock Of The Bay

AM


Top Ten Albums (for right now and in ...

Oneida

you take a bubble bath?

Never take bubble baths.

Fol Chen

you go to a club?
The Move - It Wasn't My Idea To Dance

The Diaphanoids

you sit in a plane?
Diamanda Galas

Rumer

first record you bought
Cliff Richard & The Young Ones - Living Doll

Dennis Kane

perfect anthem for New York
Gil Scott-Heron - New York City

Moving Units

you go to a club?

Ridiculous conversations.

Alela Diane

perfect anthem for Nevada?
Casual Fog - Bitchin' Majestic

Raul Midon

5 favorite personal victories

be successful on tour / keep my girl’s ...

Matthew Dear

your boozed up anthem
Depeche Mode - Everything Counts (Live)

Tim Sweeney

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Dead Kennedys - California Über Alles

El-P

a song that reminds you of school
Pink Floyd - The Wall

Mark Archer

best concert you ever attended

Got to see Chic a few years back ...

Xiu Xiu

invite these three persons for a weekend:

my niece / my friend Miya Osaki / George W ...

Spinto Band

you want to disturb your neighbours?
MC Hammer - Pumps And A Bump

Leroy Burgess

best video clip you ever saw

The «Where’s The Beef» commercial series for ...

Yellowman

first record you bought

Well, as a young kid I worked for ...

Rocko Schamoni

which person from the city you like the most?

Heino Jaeger. Verstorbener Maler und Entertainer.

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds your friends of you
New Order - Blue Monday

Johnossi

favorite club?

J & O: We’re not going out that ...

Chelonis R. Jones

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Antony & The Johnsons - Her Eyes Are Underneath The Gro...

The Revenge

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

Renegade Soundwave

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bob Marley & The Wailers - No Woman No Cry

The Bees

you fall asleep?
Joni Mitchell - All I Want

Cosmin TRG

you sit by the river?
Gescom - Viral Rival (AE Remix)

Future Beat Alliance

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Another Fine Day - Salvage

Chromatics

the song to be played at your funeral

A: I don’t know. I’ll have ...

Droog

you are in a depressive mood?
James Taylor - Fire And Rain

These New Puritans

you meet your parents?
Dr. Feelgood

Bebel Gilberto

you sit by the river?
Adriana Calcanhotto - Mais Feliz

ESG

you come home from the club?
The Gap Band - Early In The Morning

George Duke

your ultimate heartbreak song
George Duke - No Rhyme No Reason

Jackpot

you make love?
Tangerine Dream - Love On A Real Train

Sondre Lerche

you are in a depressive mood?
Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach - Toledo

Michael Mayer

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang

Kool & The Gang

you meet your parents?
The Isley Brothers - Ohio; The Supremes - Where Did Our...

Karl Bartos

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Musik, die mich wirklich ärgert und stört ...

Yoav

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

Duke Special

record you were looking for the longest
Magnetic Fields

Zambri

you go fishing?
Nina Simone - Blackbird

Higamos Hogamos

you smuggle diamonds?
John Barry - 007 And Counting

Phenomenal Handclap Band

best concert you ever attended
Crash Worship

James Murphy

you play a game of chess?
Shriekback

Seether

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Slipknot - Liberate

Mark Richardson

you are on a football field?
Amy Winehouse - Love Is A Losing Game

Glimpse

5 favorite personal belongings

my Studio / my dog / my record collection / my ...

Hatcham Social

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Kooks

Defend Moscow

a song to seduce you
U2 - If You Wear That Velvet Dress

Al Kent

a record you fell in love to
Janet Jackson & Luther Vandross - The Best Things In Li...

King Britt

you wake up?
Coldplay - Speed Of Sound

Little Jackie

you are love sick?
Mariah Carey - Vision Of Love

Ilija Rudman

record you were looking for the longest
Simon Harris - Love Brake

Minus 8

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

Circlesquare

you had enough of this world?
Slowdive - Blue Skied And Clear

Orishas

you watch girls go by?
Marc Anthony - Valio La Pena

Gwyneth Herbert

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Going Underground

Jimi Jamison

perfect anthem for Mississippi
Elvis Presley - An American Trilogy

Social Disco Club

No. 6
LCD Soundsystem - Too Much Love (Rub-N-Tug Remix)

Windsurf

you feel like 1982?
Toto - Africa

Stratus

your party anthem
BWH - Stop

Dollskabeat

5 favorite English virtues

be brave / be bold / don’t take any ...

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Lee Perry

Lanoiraude

5 favorite remixes
Sueno Latino - Sueno Latino (Derrick May Remix)

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite personal victories

The birth of my daughter in 2006 / Doing ...

Doe Paoro

best concert you ever attended

All night tabla/sitar concert at Saint John ...

Richard Norris

5 favorite records
Creation Rebel - Creation Rebel

Morningwood

your party anthem
Iggy Pop - Sweet Sixteen

Emmy The Great

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - The World Keeps Turning

Hannah Cohen

a song that reminds you of school
War - Low Rider

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata

Hacienda

best concert you ever attended
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Soul Mekanik

you make love?
Linkwood Family - Piece Of Mind

Still Going

best concert you ever attended
Bauhaus

Ricardo Villalobos

first record you bought
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite personal victories

landing my girlfriend / quitting my day job / having ...

Ben Watt

you sit in the subway?
Can - Moonshake

Dominique Leone

learn these three songs by heart:
La Monte Young - Well-Tuned Piano

Prince Language

you make love?
Ulrich Schnauss

Treefight For Sunlight

a song that reminds you of school
Eiffel 65 - Blue

Marius Circus

you feel like 1982?
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

Junior Boys

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bob James - Angela (Theme from «Taxi»)

Rainer Trüby

a song that reminds your friends of you
Marcos Valle - Sei La

The Emperor Machine

you surf the internet?
George Duke - Brazilian Love Affair

Apache Beat

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I'm Only Sleeping

Lloyd Cole

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

Brian Jackson

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Someday My Prince Will Come

Irvine Welsh

your ultimate heartbreak song
ABBA - S.O.S.

Mooner

No. 5
Kissing The Pink - Naked

Pilooski

the song to be played at your funeral
Cliff Martinez - Solaris (the Original Soundtrack)

Studio

your party anthem
ESG - Come Away With ESG

Simple Kid

you make love?
Metallica - Battery

Memory Band

you are love sick?
Anne Briggs - Go Your Way

Lindstrom

you eat a cucumber?
Grateful Dead - Terrapin Station

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you drive a car late at night?
Melt Banana - Shield For Your Eyes, A Beast In The Well

Wooden Shjips

you jog?
Snapper - Buddy

Cazals

your boozed up anthem
The Stone Roses - I Am The Resurrection

Midlake

best soundtrack ever

I don’t own one single soundtrack.

The Project Club

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Sil - Windows (Detroit Mix)

Pepe Bradock

a song that reminds your friends of you
Incredible Bongo Band - Apache

Stefan Goldmann

you meet your parents?
Praxis - 1984

The Miserable Rich

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
AC/DC - Thunderstruck

CALLmeKAT


I was born in Copenhagen. Didn’t live ...

Jacques Renault

No. 14
Supermax - Love Machine

Pink Skull

first record you remember
Donna Summer - On The Radio

Kelli Ali

you are stoned?
The Velvet Underground - Venus In Furs

Barbara Carlotti

you are love sick?
Lhasa de Sela - Rising

Mugison

5 favorite human inventions

Electricity / the telephone / the piano / Letters / Bullshit

Tom Vek

you cook?
Gonzales - Gogol

Colder

No. 2
Einstürzende Neubauten - Tanz Debil

Fanfarlo

a song that reminds you of school
Baltimora - Tarzan Boy

Daniel Wang

perfect anthem for Berlin
Hildegard Knef - Ich seh die Welt durch deine Augen

Malachai

you drive a car late at night?
The Mills Brothers

Chris Coco

you are on a football field?
The Orb - A Huge Ever Growing, Pulsating Brain That Rul...

Unconventional Science

a song that reminds you of school
Black Star - Thieves In The Night

Micah P. Hinson

first record you remember
John Denver - Greatest Hits

Ashley Beedle

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Cosmo

5 favorite remixes

Way too difficult!

Martin Rev

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Well, anything would work where I live. That ...

Black Angels

you sit in a plane?
Buddy Holly - That'll Be The Day

Justus Köhncke

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computerliebe

C. Gibbs

best video clip you ever saw
A Flock Of Seagulls - And I Ran

Kool Keith

your party anthem
Chic - Dance Dance Dance

Molly Wagger

you are love sick?
Beach House - Used To Be

The Bangles

you camp in the desert?
Calexico

Erol Alkan

you wake up?
The KLF - What Time Is Love

J Rawls

5 favorite MCs

Wordsworth / Piakhan / BJ Digby / Jay Z / Pase Rock

Hot Chip

you come home from the club?

Al: A record on Kompakt, «Pop Ambient». With ...

Gemma Ray

you shop for shoes?
The Velvelettes - Needle In A Haystack

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Urusei Yatsura - Kewpies Like Watermelon

Ian Hart

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Positively 4th Street

Bettye Lavette

your ultimate heartbreak song
Donny Hathaway - Giving Up Is Hard To Do

DJ Cherrystones

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Popol Vuh - In Den Garten Pharaos

Matmos

you are love sick?
Cat Power - Metal Heart

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite magazines

Zeit, Geo, Süddeutsche, Falter, Wire.

Georg Levin

the song to be played at your funeral
Al Jarreau - We Got By

Penguin Prison

best video clip you ever saw
Aerosmith - Dude Looks Like A Lady

Justice

5 favorite remixes
France Copland - Rutgerhauer Song (Blade Runner Theme ...

Ralphi Rosario

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Spinners - It’s A Shame

We Are Wolves

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Snoop Dogg / Ian Curtis / Alexander, the same weekend ...

Bloc Party

you sit in a plane?
Neil Young - Lookout Joe

Caribou

best soundtrack ever
Popol Vuh - Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner

Jonathan Wilson

you wake up?
Vetiver - I Know No Pardon

Justine D

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Christian Death - Prayer

Charlotte Hatherley

you fall asleep?
Captain Beefheart - Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles

Whitehouse

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beatles - Yesterday

Camille

you relax on a beach?
Bob Marley

Kissey Asplund

best concert you ever attended
Raphael Saadiq

Hannah Scott

your party anthem
House Of Pain - Jump Around

Cage The Elephant

you wake up?
Thom Yorke - Atoms For Peace

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Isley Brothers - Greates Hits

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite personal tragedies

Nothing favorable. Death of loved ones (more than ...

Nedry

first record you bought
The Pogues - The Very Best Of The Pogues

Ame

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now

Alexandra Hope

you fall asleep?
Erik Satie - 3 Gymnopedies

David Morales

you go to a club?
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Radio 4

a song that reminds you of school
Metallica - Fade To Black

John Daly

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

Ilya Santana

you wake up?
Barrabas - On The Road Again

Chateau Flight

your party anthem
Franck Timm

Architeq

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Milanese

Marit Bergman

your party anthem
Bounce Camp - Big Dancin

The Good Natured

take these three books along:

A book about horoscopes, I am into that ...

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite personal tragedies

dass ich immer noch keinen Pilotenschein habe / dass ...

David Holmes

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Rare Earth - Get Ready

Young Knives

take these three books along:

William Cody: «The Life of Buffalo Bill» / Dee ...

Nick Chacona

first record you remember
The Drifters - Greatest Hits

Lopazz

you wake up?
Whitesnake - Bad Boys

Panico

No. 7
Sparklehorse - It’s A Wonderful Life

Shine 2009

you sit in a plane?
Luscious Jackson - Naked Eye

Lexx

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jimi Hendrix - Drifting

Round Table Knights

you walk through a dark forest?
Elliott Smith - Let's Get Lost

Tracey Thorn

best concert you ever attended
The Smiths

Franz Nicolay

first record you remember
Doc Watson - Greatest Hits

Kurt Maloo

your boozed up anthem
The Brand New Heavies - Sometimes

Glen Johnson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Funkmasters

your ultimate heartbreak song
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - If You Don't Know Me B...

Ian Pooley

you sit in the subway?

Nothing.

Dillon

you are on the tour bus?
Beyoncé - Hello

My Bee's Garden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake - River Man

The Priscillas

take these three DVDs along:

K: «Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?» by the ...

Chromeo

No. 6
Lillo Thomas - (You’re A) Good Girl

Kid Koala

you wake up?
Kid Koala - Music For Morning People

Joan As Police Woman

you make love?
Isaac Hayes - Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic

Pyrolator

5 favorite records
Antonio Carlos Jobim & Frank Sinatra

Daddy-O

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

Audie Darling

favorite restaurant?

OK! This is a tie for me! My ...

Scout Niblett

a song that reminds you of school
Talking Heads - And She Was

Peter Broderick

your sunday morning song
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Heavy

you drive a car late at night?
Herbie Hancock - Stars In Your Eyes

Living Things

you cook?
John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Plastic Ono Band

Max Romeo

your liberation anthem
The Melodians - Rivers Of Babylon

Trans Am

you work in the garden?

Have you ever worked in the garden? Bad ...

Lucky Luke

your boozed up anthem
Neil Young - Barstool Blues

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite animals

tiger / lemur / flying bear / albino ape / Alan Price

John Foxx

you sit in the subway?

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

Monday Michiru

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Bebel Gilberto

Kon & Amir

you surf the internet?
The Beach Boys - Wipe Out

The Ones

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - You And I

Bing Ji Ling

best concert you ever attended
Stevie Wonder

Dego

you prepare for an important date?
A Tribe Called Quest - Electric Relaxation

Gary Numan

your ultimate heartbreak song
Chris Isaak - Wicked Game

Love Inks

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I'll Follow The Sun

Trevor Jackson

you wake up?
Michael Jackson - Rock With You

Tiago

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Chikinki

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal

DJ Mehdi

you drive a car late at night?
Public Enemy - Welcome To The Terrordrome

Division Of Laura Lee

you take a bubble bath?
Tom Waits - Cold Water

Lo Fat Orchestra

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

Barn Owl

you wake up?
Ornette Coleman - Lonely Woman

Alan Oldham

No. 2
«Mister X»

Jakob der Lügner

you ride a bicycle?
Florian Ast - Sex

Broken Social Scene

learn these three songs by heart:
Black Sabbath - Supernaut

Sons And Daughters

you relax on a beach?
Brian Eno - On Some Faraway Beach

Saint Etienne

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Johnny Burnette Trio - The Train Kept A Rollin'

Julia Franck

take these three tools with you:

mein schönstes Laguiole / einen Stift, der ewig ...

Ewan Pearson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ewan MacColl - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Leo Zero

best concert you ever attended
Trouble Funk

Annie

you sit in the subway?
Bjørn Torske - Jeg Vil Være Søppelmann

Wall-E

you prepare for an important date?
Serge Gainsbourg - Eva

Cajun Dance Party

best concert you ever attended
Daniel Johnston

Karl Culley

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears - Stronger

Dinky

5 favorite records
ESG - A South Bronx Story

Interpol

you run from the cops?
M.O.P. - Handle Ur Bizness

Yuck

5 favorite human inventions

Electric Guitars / Valves / Printing Press / Walkman / Alcohol

Dani Siciliano

your liberation anthem
Gwen McCrae - All This Love That I'm Giving

Alexander Robotnick

you are in a depressive mood?
Gilbert Becaud - Et Maintenant

Thieves Like Us

you are love sick?

I’m always love sick. So whatever is ...

My Morning Jacket

you are in a depressive mood?
Iron & Wine - Cinder And Smoke

Kinski

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Chills - Pink Frost

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you bought
Original Concept - Straight From The Basement Of Kooley...

Odawas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Baby You're A Rich Man

Chris & Cosey

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Simon Dupree & The Big Sound - Kites

Thievery Corporation

you wake up?
Luis Bonfa - Song Of The Hills

Headman

first record you remember
Elvis Presley - In The Ghetto

James Pants

your sunday morning song
Allan Holdsworth - Mac Man

Pacifika

you drive a car late at night?
Seal

Tiga

you are in a depressive mood?
Lucky Jim - Lesbia

Art Brut

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Art Garfunkel - When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
Davina

Vashti Bunyan

take these three tools with you:

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

Howling Bells

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You

Luca C & Brigante

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Baxter Dury - Happy Soup

Final Fantasy

you wake up?

I don’t listen to music in the ...

Mark E.

you wake up?
Phuture - Rise From Your Grave

Jesh


Top 10 albums of all time

Dollboy

a song that reminds you of school
Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes

Headless Heroes

you smuggle diamonds?
Peter Gabriel - Big Time

Swahili Blonde

first record you remember
Billie Holiday - Best Of

Magic Arm

you drive into the country?
James Taylor - Carolina In My Mind

Electric 6

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
DMX - Fame

Defari

your boozed up anthem
«Tequila!»

Jimmy Edgar

first record you remember
Nikki - Notice Me

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Yo! MTV Raps theme music

Sarah Jaffe

your boozed up anthem
Jay-Z - Girls, Girls, Girls

Manuel Tur

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Candi Staton - When You Wake Up Tomorrow

Mungolian Jetset

your boozed up anthem
Dinosaur L - Go Bang

Mouse On Mars

learn these three songs by heart:

Alles von David Guetta / «Copa Cabana» / «Sunshine Reggae»

The Golden Filter

you are love sick?
Cat Stevens - Trouble

The Hidden Cameras

your liberation anthem
Martha & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Street

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Pavement - Slanted And Enchanted

Magic Mike

your ultimate heartbreak song
James Ingram - Just Once

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a record you fell in love to
Joni Mitchell - A Case Of You

Steve Mason

a record you fell in love to
Jeru The Damaja - Wrath Of The Math

Angel Deradoorian

your sunday morning song

Tunisian classical music.

Yacht

No. 8
Sade - Smooth Operator

When Saints Go Machine

you relax on a beach?
Beach House - Turtle Island

Charles Webster

you prepare for an important date?
Tone-Loc - Wild Thing

Gnod

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

The Jackets

your ultimate heartbreak song
Janis Joplin - Cry Baby

Sharon van Etten

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Ronnie Spector - You Can't Put Your Arms Around A Memor...

GusGus

you sit in a plane?
Tschaikowsky

Eagles Of Death Metal

you make breakfast?
The Sonics - Have Love Will Travel

DJ Hell

you feel like 1982?
Miss Kittin & The Hacker - 1982

Fabrizio Mammarella

first record you remember
Lucio Battisti - Il Veliero

Jean-Michel Jarre

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Million Stylez

best day of the week in the city?

Friday, because it’s not until then evrerybody ...

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Eugene McDaniels - Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse

James Yorkston

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Lord, almost anything current and popular. Autotune.

Brothers Of End

you come home from the club?
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition - Just Dropped In To S...

Syd Matters

you cook?
The Palace Brothers - I Tried To Stay Healthy For You

Editors

you pretend to be married?

I’d let the lady decide.

Travis

you walk the cat walk?
Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy

Kasper Bjorke

your party anthem
Tom Tom Club - Genius Of Love

Tanya Stephens

you ride a bicycle?
Johnny P - Bike Back

Joakim

you drive a car late at night?
NEU! - Hallogallo

Meret Becker

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

Miss Platnum

you run naked through a cornfield?

Vogelgezwitscher.

Bomb The Bass

first record you remember
The Wombles Theme song

The Soulsavers

your party anthem
Led Zeppelin - Rock And Roll

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you make love?
Janet Jackson - Would You Mind

Race Horses

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Datarock

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
JR Ewing

Terry Lynn

favorite band hailing from the city?

Jimmy Cliff

Frank Black

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

Lail Arad

you come home from the club?

Then it's time for silence.

Aaron Wright

record you were looking for the longest
Ron Sexsmith

Telepopmusik

your liberation anthem
The Buggles - I Am A Camera

Mirror Mirror

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Julee Cruise - Falling

DJ Kent

you repair a synthesizer?
Raymond Scott - Manhattan Research Inc.

Peter Kruder

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Talking Heads - More Songs About Buildings And Food

José James

you ride a bicycle?

You shouldn’t ride and listen to music ...

Newton Faulkner

No. 9
Eric Roche - With These Hands

Alva Noto

you run naked through a cornfield?
Depeche Mode - I Feel Loved

Riccio

favorite building?

Two towers at the end of via Rizzoli ...

Trusme

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jill Scott - Who Is Jill Scott?

2raumwohnung

take these three tools with you:

Hammer / Säge / Schraubenzieher

The Earlies

first record you remember
The Muppets - Muppet Movie Original Soundtrack

Marcus Bonfanti

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

Jill Jones

you are love sick?
The Smiths - Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I ...

Jesse Lenat

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Hank Williams - I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

Kathy Zimmer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bryan Adams - Summer of '69

Wolfmother

you feel like 1982?
Hall & Oates

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite restaurants

«Bill's», Brighton/Lewes. Eggs Benedict. / «Max Brenner ...

In Flagranti

you go to a club?

If there is a lot of girls in ...

Beverley Knight

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite TV shows

«Riki Lake» / «The Price is Right» (the Bob ...

Cornelius

you wake up?
Merzbow

The Fray

best record store?

Twist & Shout – they are on Colfax Avenue. And ...

Chris Carrier

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

Traveling far away.

Grizzly Bear

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Cass McCombs - What Isn't Nature?

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Yesterday

Loane

a song to seduce you
Nino Ferrer - Looking For You

Efterklang

your sunday morning song
Low - Sunflower

Apiento

you are stoned?
Art Of Noise - Camilla

Good Shoes

you are in a depressive mood?
The Knife - Heartbeats

Heidi Happy

you make breakfast?
Johann Sebastian Bach

Howlin' Rain

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - Ladies Of The Canyon

Tim Mälzer

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Harald Schmidt / Paris Hilton / Robert De Niro

Afrika Bambaataa

you drive a car late at night?
The Supremes

Woodpigeon

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Electrelane - To The East

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Nirvana - In Utero

Bottin

you come home from the club?
Medeski Martin & Wood - Last Chance To Dance Trance

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

record you were looking for the longest
Kevin Coyne & Dagmar Krause - Babble

A Touch Of Class

the song to be played at your funeral
Boney M. - Gotta Go Home

The Late Greats

you are love sick?
Frank Sinatra

Drugstore

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

Mavis Staples

perfect anthem for Chicago
R. Kelly - Steppin' Into Heaven
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Finger Magazine A Bi-Annual Print Publication, 64 pages, 4c, 6000 copies, distributed worldwide

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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

your party anthem
ESG - A South Bronx Story

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Doe Paoro

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No (I Got Life)

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Valery Gore

you drive a car late at night?
Cousteau - Last Good Day Of The Year

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Sarah Jaffe

your sunday morning song
Otis Redding - That's How Strong My Love Is

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