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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

Jacques Renault

No. 11
The Kinks - All Day And All Of The Night

El-P

first record you remember
a Muppet Show record

DJ Nature

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

Swahili Blonde

you sit in a plane?
Gene Austin - My Blue Heaven

Hot Chip

you go to a club?

Al: Our favorite club is the «Sub Club ...

Tridact

you are love sick?
The Zombies - She's Coming Home

Lucky Luke

first record you remember
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Jakob der Lügner

a song that reminds you of school
Samantha Fox - Touch Me

Caribou

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Coltrane - India; Albert Ayler - Spiritual Unity

Birdy Nam Nam

you go fishing?
Ghostface Killah - Fish

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song that reminds you of school
Daft Punk - Homework

Invisible Conga People

you relax on a beach?
Tsuki No Wa - Hikosen

Explosions In The Sky

you smuggle diamonds?
Fuck Buttons - Surf Solar

The Invisible

you sit in the subway?
Slum Village - Conant Gardens

Irvine Welsh

a song that inspires you
Iggy Pop - I'm Bored

Quiet Village

you run naked through a cornfield?
Richard Wagner - Die Walküre

Interpol

you sit in the subway?
Trans Am - Future World

Lisbee Stainton

best concert you ever attended
Annie Lennox

My Morning Jacket

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

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you are love sick?
Dinosaur Jr. - Going Home

DJ Kent

you go to a club?

Rub N Tug - aNYthing mix tape.

Empire Of The Sun

you drive a car late at night?
Prince - Controversy

James Murphy

you go to a club?

Some shit that some horrible DJ is foisting ...

Coldplay

perfect anthem for London
When The Saints Go Marching In

Yoav

best concert you ever attended
Björk

Bomb The Bass

the song to be played at your funeral

Still working on that one!

Final Fantasy

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Klaus Doldinger - The Falkor's Theme (Atreju Meets Falk...

Treefight For Sunlight

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

Lotte Kestner

a song you would send over the ocean
Elbow - Switching Off

Erik Truffaz

No. 8
Bill Evans - You Must Believe In Spring

Kasper Bjorke

a song that reminds you of school
Sir Mix-a-Lot - Baby Got Back

Apiento

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

Natalie Tusia Beridze

your sunday morning song
Telefon Tel Aviv - The Birds

Senor Coconut

you fall asleep?
Haruomi Hosono - Omni Sight Seeing

Mooner

No. 4
Logic System - Logic

Terry Lynn

favorite street?

Rushworth Ave.

Seelenluft

a song that inspires you
Johnny Cash - Solitary Man

Nicky Siano

you are in a depressive mood?
Laura Nyro

Fiona Daniel

you sit in a plane?

Dann nutze ich die Chance und höre ...

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite personal belongings

Meine Nase, mein Gespür.

Glass Candy

best concert you ever attended
Dry Nod

James Yorkston

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin - It's My Party And I'll ...

Oneida

you prepare a candle light dinner?

I haven’t prepared a candle lit dinner.

Anni Rossi

5 favorite instruments

viola de gamba / recorder / harpsichord / fender jaguar / viola

Nils Frahm

you meet your parents?
Lubomyr Melnyk

David Pajo

take these three CDs/records with you:
Ryan Adams

Luca C & Brigante

a record you fell in love to
Joe Cocker - Unchain My Heart

The Phantom Band

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Phantom Band - Checkmate Savage

Trusme

first record you remember
Bad Manners - My Girl Lollipop

The Ones

your ultimate heartbreak song
Minnie Riperton - Love Hurts

Brasstronaut

you sit in a plane?
Sigur Ros - Myrkur (Von Remix Version)

Alex Smoke

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Delirious

Belle & Sebastian

you drive a car late at night?
Spanky Wilson - You

Justus Köhncke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Jeglicher Drum & Bass.

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

your sunday morning song
Judy Collins - Send In The Clowns

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you run from the cops?
Falco - Auf der Flucht

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite books

Mikhail Bulgakov: «The Master And The Margarita» / Voltaire ...

Circlesquare

you run from the cops?
Ice-T - Drama

Kinski

a record you fell in love to
Johnny Hartman

The Fray

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

At the Cherry Creek Apple Store.

Angel Deradoorian

record you were looking for the longest
Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti

James Pants

your party anthem
The Normal - Warm Leatherette

Audie Darling

favorite street?

Elliston Place. It’s not as cool as ...

Bit-tuner

take these three games along:

Super Mario Kart / Sim City / Fifa Soccer

Karl Bartos

a song that reminds you of school
The Who - My Generation

Brennan Green

you relax on a beach?

I will be in the water, on the ...

Soul Mekanik

you sit in the subway?
Underground Resistance - The Illuminator

Matthew Dear

first record you remember
Hokey Pokey

Rocko Schamoni

favorite street corner?

Davidstrasse, Ecke Reeperbahn. Da ist die Davidwache, die ...

Van She

5 favorite personal victories

Being born / Breaking the sound barrier in a ...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Joe Walsh - Life's Been Good

Chris & Cosey

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

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

Kris Menace

you sit in the subway?
Boards Of Canada - Dayvan Cowboy

Erol Alkan

you drive a car late at night?
The Smiths - Meat Is Murder

Million Stylez

which person from the city you like the most?

My mother.

Efterklang

your ultimate heartbreak song
Berlin - Take My Breath Away

The Good Natured

take these three DVDs along:

«Austin Powers» by Jay Roach / «Brokeback Mountain» by ...

Kissogram

you go to a club?
The Gun Club - Sex Beat

Papst & Abstinenzler

you rob a bank?
Rosebud - Bank Robbery

Headman

best Rolling Stones song
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Mark Archer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jamiroquai - Mr Moon

Sandi Thom

you fall asleep?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Chromatics

your party anthem
Donna Summer - Bad Girls

A Guy Called Gerald

first record you remember
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Gemma Ray

5 favorite human inventions

Dearmond Goldfoil pick up’s / castles / monogomy / dogs ...

Still Going

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eight Days A Week

Dinky

5 favorite animals

zebras / dolphins / pandas / penguins / cats

Skull Defekts

take these three games along:

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

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

door / window / front zip of a tent / fire ...

Panico

get these three pets:

two monkeys and one parrot.

Jay Jay Johanson

you wake up?
Brian Eno - The Plateaux Of Mirror

Anja Schneider

record you were looking for the longest
Romanthony - The Wanderer

Eagles Of Death Metal

you meet your parents?
Rod Stewart

Tindersticks

first record you remember
Doris Day - Once I Had A Secret Love

Bill Adler

your ultimate heartbreak song
John Coltrane - Alabama

Cornelius

you go to a club?
1000 Homo DJs

Chris Coco

you wake up?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

José James

you wake up?
Chopin - Nocturne #1 In B Flat Minor

Lone Wolf

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

Hatcham Social

record you were looking for the longest
Echo & The Bunnymen - Crocodiles

Matthew Herbert

learn these three songs by heart:
«Little Donkey»

Daddy-O

you ride a bicycle?
Ledisi - You Are My Friend

Clare & The Reasons

you sit by a camp fire?
Django Reinhardt - Improvisation #1

Beppe Loda

your ultimate heartbreak song
Beppe Loda - Impressioni

The Revenge

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Most Happy Hardcore records will do it.

Fanfarlo

a song that reminds you of school
Baltimora - Tarzan Boy

Matmos

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Bauhaus - The Three Shadows

Munk

you wake up?
Deutsche Nationalhymne

Chrome Hoof

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Brian Eno - Another Green World

Architeq

you run naked through a cornfield?
Clout - Sunshine Baby

Justine D

5 favorite bands that hail from New York

Blondie / The Velvet Underground / The Ramones / I guess ...

Sharon van Etten

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Diane Cluck - I'm Your Here I Am

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite TV shows

Alan Partridge / The Office / Hollyoaks (!) / The Premieship / Match ...

Bill Callahan

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

David Rodigan

No. 8
The Clarendonians - Rudie Bam Bam

Ilija Rudman

a song that reminds your friends of you
Mike Anthony - Why Can't We Live Together

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite personal tragedies

The loss of my four grandparents and favourite ...

The Morning Benders

record you were looking for the longest
Neil Young - Time Fades Away

Luke Solomon

5 favorite English words

Fuck / Bollocks / wonderful / cheers / fabulous

Gossip

you feel like 1982?
Loose Joints - Is It All Over My Face?

Jill Jones

you wake up?
Blonde Redhead - Elephant Woman

Magic Mike

first record you bought
The Jackson 5 - Goin' Back To Indiana

Camille

you run naked through a cornfield?
La Marseillaise

Max Tundra

a record you fell in love to
Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten

Alva Noto

you are in a depressive mood?
David Bowie - Warszawa

The Chap

5 favorite records
The Congos - Heart Of The Congos

Tal Weiss

your ultimate heartbreak song
Henry Purcell - Dido's Lament

DJ Mehdi

best concert you ever attended
Prince; Public Enemy; The Roots; M; Mary J. Blige

Toby Tobias

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

M.A.N.D.Y.

you sit in the subway?
Ms. Dynamite - Natural High

CALLmeKAT

which person from the city you like the most?

Not one single person, but my friends and ...

Valery Gore

you feel like 2000?
Greenday - Time Of Our Lives

Tony Carrasco

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carly Simon - Why

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite books

Jan Potocki - Die Handschrift von Saragossa / Cabrera Infante ...

VV Brown

you drive a car late at night?
Dead Prez - Hip Hop

Shitdisco

a song that reminds your friends of you
A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray

Blow Monkeys

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

Howlin' Rain

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Paul Simon - Still Crazy After All These Years

Constance Amiot

record you were looking for the longest
Primitive Radio Gods - Standing Outside A Broken Phone ...

Au Revoir Simone

you are love sick?
10cc - I'm Not In Love

The Project Club

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Beloved - The Sun Rising (Gentle Night Mix)

Black Angels

you relax on a beach?
The Congos

Al McKay

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

Boom Bip

you sit in a plane?
Windy & Carl - Elevation

James Holden

a record you fell in love to
Lamb - Gorecki

Ratatat

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Apollo 100 - Joy

DJ Vadim

you wake up?
Q-Tip - Gettin Up

Morgan Geist

you stay in bed?

Silence.

Boozoo Bajou

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - Mensch Maschine

Social Disco Club

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

KT Tunstall

you walk in the rain?
Billie Holiday - They Can't Take That Away From Me

Bloc Party

you cook?

Gordon Moakes: Anything. It needs to be a ...

Morningwood

your ultimate heartbreak song
Black Sabbath - Changes

These New Puritans

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jay-Z - Swagga Like Us

Fan Death

perfect anthem for Vancouver
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Ashley Beedle

you stay in bed?

Too busy sleeping.

Sam Amidon

5 favorite restaurants

I don’t go to restaurants.

Saint Etienne

your boozed up anthem
The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

David Morales

you fall asleep?

Nature Sounds.

Tha 4orce

you prepare for an important date?
The Temptations - Get Ready

Alela Diane

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Scott Walker - Duchess

Mark Richardson

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice

Doe Paoro

your sunday morning song
Desmond Dekker – Israelites

The Soulsavers

you sit in a plane?
Johnny Cash - American IV

Charlotte Hatherley

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

AM

No. 7
David McCallum - The Edge

Max Romeo

you camp in the desert?
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Yellowman

perfect anthem for Kingston
Bob Marley - War

Parlour

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Leonard Cohen - Everybody Knows

DJ Hell

you ride a bicycle?
Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

N.A.S.A.

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Slayer - Raining Blood

Zwicker

you cook?
I:Cube - Track 02 (Live At The Panetarium)

Peter Broderick

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Arvo Pärt - Für Alina

Bing Ji Ling

your guilty pleasure song
Take 6 - Quiet Place

Chromeo

your ultimate heartbreak song
Roger - I Want To Be Your Man

Ray Mang

you take a bubble bath?
Gatto Fritto - Bursting The Bubble

Black Devil Disco Club

you stay in bed?
Sidney Bechet

George Duke

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

Frank Black

invite these three persons for a weekend:

John Waters (Mr. Francis pointed out that he ...

Kool & The Gang

you are on a football field?

The echo of the pre game and after ...

Xiu Xiu

take these three books along:

the bible / the koran / the gita

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite movies

Long Goodbyes (Robert Altman) / Oedipus Rex (Pier Paolo ...

Osborne

a song that reminds your friends of you
Musk - Lonely Tyrant

Sven Väth

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yesterday

Melanie C

5 favorite human inventions

Phone / TV / Car / Aeroplane / iPod

Lovefingers

you walk through a dark forest?
The Cure - Faith

Kid Koala

you are on the tour bus?
Willie Nelson - On The Road Again

When Saints Go Machine

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Roxy Music - Avalon

John Klemmer

first record you bought
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Max Essa

you shop for shoes?
John Barry - Fun City

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite building?

Stadsbiblioteket (the city library)

Karl Culley

best concert you ever attended
Elliott Smith

Stephan Remmler

record you were looking for the longest
Mickey & Sylvia - Love Is Strange

Wordsworth

a song you wish you'd written yourself
2Pac - So Many Tears

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Alternative TV - Action Time Vision

Richard Hawley

5 favorite things that make you sexy

Beer and ciggies. That’s all.

Kinky

5 favorite TV shows

«Seinfield» / «El Chavo» / «Weeds» / «Superjail!» / «Aqua Teen Hunger ...

Minus 8

a song that reminds you of school
Extrabreit - Hurra, Hurra, die Schule brennt

Pastor

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

!!!

first record you remember
Pink Floyd - Animals

Jesh

No. 8
MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

Joakim

you go to a club?

The records in my bag.

Holy Ghost!

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

Vashti Bunyan

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Guardian / Los Angeles Times / Uncut

Gilles Peterson

you sit in the subway?
Mos Def - Universal Magnetic

Drugstore

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Marius Circus

you make love?
Gepy & Gepy - Body To Body

GusGus

you go to a club?
Happy Mondays - Hallelujah (Paul Oakenfold Remix)

Mugison

5 favorite drinks

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

Paul Frick

you go to a club?
Kerri Chandler - Disko Satisfaction

Apache Beat

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

Wolfmother

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
America - Riverside

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite magazines

Oui / Hustler / Penthouse / This Week In Baseball / Jane

Ilya Santana

you sit in a plane?
Vangelis

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three CDs/records with you:
Sun Ra - Sound Sun Pleasure

Sibrydion

a song that reminds you of school
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
John Cage - 4:33

Midlake

your guilty pleasure song
Justin Timberlake - Rock Your Body

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Carl Craig - From the Vault of Planet E

The Golden Filter

you go to a club?
The Flirts - Jukebox (Don’t Put Another Dime)

Daniel Wang

first record you remember
Edvard Grieg - In der Halle des Bergkönigs

Young Knives

first record you remember
Shakin' Stephens - Green Door

Pyrolator

you drive a car late at night?
Apparat - Hailin From The Edge

Ian Pooley

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

ESG

you go to a club?
M.I.A. - Paper Planes

Chris Carrier

you go to a club?

It depends on the driver.

Rich Medina

you make love?
Teddy Pendergrass - Turn Off The Lights

Anne Clark

you destroy a hotel room?
Altered St8s Of Consciousness - Eye Of The Storm

The Emperor Machine

you make breakfast?
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Jimi Jamison

best concert you ever attended
Yes

Lydia Lunch

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Johnny Cash - Five Feet High and Risin'

Port O'Brien

you are love sick?
John Lennon - Oh My Love

Stefan Goldmann

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Led Zeppelin - The Battle Of Evermore

Dollskabeat

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Linkwood - Falling

Morton Valence

you sit by the river?
Urban Noises

Tiga

you prepare for an important date?
Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you stay in bed?
Mark Hollis - Inside Looking Out

Wooden Shjips

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

Beverley Knight

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

Glen Johnson

first record you bought
The Specials - Too Much Too Young

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite personal tragedies

I think if a tragedy is indeed a ...

Riccio

your sunday morning song
Leon Ware - Why Be Alone

Zohra

5 favorite TV shows

Top Gear / Southpark / Black Adder / Absolutely Fabulous / Monty ...

Sondre Lerche

you make love?
Bernard Herrmann - Vertigo

Gravenhurst

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

Jimmy Edgar

first record you remember
Nikki - Notice Me

Yuck

you come home from the club?
Neu! - Hallogallo

Dani Siciliano

record you were looking for the longest
The Junkyard Band - Sardines

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite personal tragedies

I / cry / a / sad / tear

The Hidden Cameras

a song you would send over the ocean
Nana Mouskouri - Guten Morgen Sonnenschein

Plum

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

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

The Earlies

a record you fell in love to

PG: Mine is more a tale of lust ...

Memory Band

you are love sick?
Anne Briggs - Go Your Way

Padded Cell

you are stoned?
Mulatu Astatke

Olafur Arnalds

the song to be played at your funeral
Arvo Pärt - Cantus In The Memory of Benjamin Britten

Woolfy

best Beatles song

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

Linda Lewis

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beatles - Here There And Everywhere

Prince Language

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Luna - Going Home

Lucky Soul

you make love?
John Cage - 4:33

Dominique Leone

the song to be played at your funeral
Randy Newman - Lonely At The Top

John Daly

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

restaurants / tobacco shops / summer in the city

Peanut Butter Wolf

first record you bought
A Taste Of Honey - Boogie Ooogie Oogie

Oyvind Morken

perfect anthem for Oslo

If you ask Oslo, probably some Rihanna shit ...

Junior Boys

your boozed up anthem

I don't really drink. I kinda hate ...

Pearly Gates

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again (Like We Did Last Su...

Radio 4

first record you remember
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Cypress Hill

first record you bought
Parliament - Motor Booty Affair

Soft Rocks

you stay in bed?

Lie-ins are a precious commodity around my way ...

Trentemoller

you relax on a beach?
Sade

Kathy Zimmer

your boozed up anthem
AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long

Dillon

you run naked through a cornfield?

Da schrei ich nur. Oder singe. Oder summe.

Ed Harcourt

you are love sick?
Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman

Editors

you pretend to be married?

I’d let the lady decide.

Lindstrom

first record you bought
Queen - A Night At The Opera

Tim Mälzer

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Ich mach doch nicht alles für Geld!

Mungolian Jetset

record you were looking for the longest

Still have not found those...

Magic Arm

you wake up?
The Buena Vista Social Club - Chan Chan

Justice

5 favorite records
Daft Punk - Homework

C. Gibbs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Cure - Standing On A Beach / Staring At The Sea

Julia Franck

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

Todd Terje

first record you bought
Bjørn Torske - Sexy Disco

Ada

learn these three songs by heart:
The Police - Message In A Bottle

Chuck D

you are in a depressive mood?
Muddy Waters

Monday Michiru

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Joyce

Tanya Stephens

you relax on a beach?
Uncle Cracker - Follow Me

Heidi

you are love sick?
Jeff Buckley

Azari & III

you sit in a plane?
Aloe Blacc - Good Things

Jesse Lenat

you are love sick?
Joni Mitchell

Johnossi

favorite club?

J & O: We’re not going out that ...

Barbara Carlotti

you meet your parents?
Philippe Katerine - Louxor J'Adore

Bosque Brown

perfect anthem for Denton
Centro-Matic - Too Much Downtime

Heidi Happy

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

Turzi

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

David Holmes

you prepare for an important date?
Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

The Diaphanoids

you sit in the subway?
Suicide

Mugwump

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Public Enemy - Burn Hollywood Burn

Ralphi Rosario

record you were looking for the longest
The Comsat Angels - I'm Falling

Sebastien Tellier

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Yesterday

Barn Owl

you walk in the rain?
Julee Cruise - Into The Night

Kaos

best Kraftwerk song

Alles! Ich kann mich bei Kraftwerk nicht auf ...

Miss Platnum

you run naked through a cornfield?

Vogelgezwitscher.

Moonboots

perfect anthem for Manchester
The Stone Roses - Waterfall

Bush Tetras

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Neil Young - Birds

Michael Reinboth

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Tech-House.

Tim Sweeney

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour de France

Mark E.

you jog?
Queen - Bicycle Race

2raumwohnung

start to learn these three things:

Spanisch / Surfen / Tauchen

White Denim

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

No Age

you meet your parents?
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Air

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - The Head On The Door

Trevor Jackson

you are on a football field?

I never play football.

Hannah Scott

first record you bought
Hanson - Middle Of Nowhere

Gary Numan

your sunday morning song
Gwen Stefani - What You Waiting For?

Defari

first record you bought
George Clinton - Atomic Dog

Leo Zero

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

Architecture In Helsinki

a song you would use as a ring-tone
R.Kelly - Trapped In The Closet (Instrumental)

Colder

No. 3
Coil - Teenage Lightning

Casual

you sit in a plane?

Just beats and instrumentals.

A Mountain Of One

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Her Eyes Are A Blu...

Sumner Brothers

you run naked through a cornfield?
Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile

Emmy The Great

a record you fell in love to
The Killers - Everything Will Be Alright

Aaron Wright

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Up To Me

Headless Heroes

you sit in the subway?
Tom Waits - Downtown Train

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite street corner?

The corner of Folkungagatan and Götgatan... so ...

Cosmo

5 favorite fruits

Bananas / Mangos / Clementines / Apples / Pears

Future Beat Alliance

a song that reminds you of school
Demon Boyz

Polly Scattergood

learn these three songs by heart:
«Puff The Magic Dragon»

First Aid Kit

you are love sick?
Bob Dylan - Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mi...

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

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

Gnod

best soundtrack ever
Rockers OST

Everything Everything

you fall asleep?
Boards Of Canada - Music Is Math

Peter Kruder

you are love sick?
Minnie Riperton

Marit Bergman

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Glen Campbell - Witchita Lineman

Nocturnes

record you were looking for the longest
Prick - Communiqué

Rod Thomas

best concert you ever attended
Björk

Malachai

you make love?
System Of A Down

Micah P. Hinson

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

Mr Scruff

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Masters At Work - I Can’t Get No Sleep

Terence Bernardo

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - The White Lady Loves You More

Jazzanova

you run naked through a cornfield?
Ben Sidran - Now I Live

Horse Meat Disco

take these three books along:

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

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith

Unconventional Science

best concert you ever attended
Lower Class Citizens

Luke Haines

5 favorite personal belongings

dark glasses / guide dog / white stick / Braille Bible ...

Ian Hart

the song to be played at your funeral
Ludwig van Beethoven - 3rd symphony 2nd part requirium

Devendra Banhart

you go to a club?
Joseph Spence

Adonis

first record you remember
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown

Kool Keith

your party anthem
Chic - Dance Dance Dance

Glimpse

5 favorite records
Beaumont Hannant - Woven Textures

Duke Special

your guilty pleasure song
Boney M. - Rivers Of Babylon

Kon & Amir

you go to a club?

Kon: Usually the music is trash so I ...

Little Jackie

you sit in a plane?
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon

Thievery Corporation

you make love?

I dont really care, it could even be ...

Marissa Nadler

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

Jacob Golden

your party anthem
Whodini - Freaks Come Out At Night

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite fruits

lemons / apples / mangos / bananas / pineapple

Chelonis R. Jones

you feel like 1982?
Bill Summers & Summers Heat - Call It What You Want

Funkmasters

first record you remember
Elmore James - Dust My Broom

Candi Staton

perfect anthem for Hanceville
Judy Garland - Over The Rainbow

Leon Ware

a record you fell in love to
The Crests - Sixteen Candles

Syd Matters

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Nick Drake - Time Has Told Me

Ost & Kjex

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Nina Simone

Heavy

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

Studio

a record you fell in love to
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

DJ Nu-Mark

your boozed up anthem
M.O.P. - Ante Up

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
John Coltrane - Ballads

Thieves Like Us

best Beatles song
The Beatles - And Your Bird Can Sing

Renegade Soundwave

a song to seduce you
Dreadzone - Shining Path

Ruede Hagelstein

you are love sick?
Björk - All Is Full Of Love

Sarah Jaffe

a song to seduce you
The Weeknd - The Morning

Erobique

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Sammy Davis Jr. - The Candy Man

Sandro Perri

you wake up?
Giancarlo Vulcano - Portrait Of Arthur Rimbaud

Mouse On Mars

start to learn these three things:

Geduld / Surfen / Sandkuchen backen

My Bee's Garden

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
OutKast - Hey Ya!

Gary Lucas

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Horst Wessel Song

The Bangles

you go to a club?
Small Faces

Slove

you ride a bicycle?
The Velvet Underground & Nico

Bobbito Garcia

you cook?
Mongo Santamaria - Tenderly

Orishas

you wake up?
Gorillaz & De La Soul - Feel Good Inc.

Rebelski

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

Whitehouse

a song that reminds you of school
T. Rex - Get It On

Shawn Lee

your liberation anthem
Patti Labelle - New Attitude

Afrika Bambaataa

the song to be played at your funeral
Diana Ross - Theme Form Mahogany (Do You Know Where You...

Dan Michaelson

first record you remember
Musical Youth - Pass The Dutchie

Dollboy

you wake up?
Focus - Sylvia

Annie

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Green Velvet - Flash

Chikinki

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Bad

Omar

a record you fell in love to
The Softones - Hey There Lonely Girl

Grizzly Bear

you are stoned?
Deerhunter

Chateau Flight

record you were looking for the longest

I’m excited by so many records, I ...

Morpheus

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jacques Brel - Au Suivant

Rainer Trüby

your sunday morning song
Cat Stevens - Bring Another Bottle Baby

Caron Wheeler

you walk in the rain?
Stevie Wonder - Saturn

Zambri

you drive into the country?
Prince & The Revolution - The Beautiful Ones

Art Brut

your boozed up anthem
«You Give A Little Love» from the Bugsy Malone Soundtra...

The Rayographs

your party anthem
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Good Shoes

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

Marcus Bonfanti

a record you fell in love to
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Dwele

first record you remember
Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life

Howe Gelb

take these three games along:

Texas Hold Em / Tahoe Hold Em / Omaha

Vetiver

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Camper Van Beethoven - Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweeth...

Nick Chacona

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Panda Bear - Person Pitch

Kid Loco

you cook?
The Beach Boys - Vegetables

Trans Am

you cook?

Commercial radio stations.

Moving Units

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Carpenters - Superstar

Lexx

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

Penguin Prison

your ultimate heartbreak song

I have no idea. My heart can't ...

Cazals

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I've Got A Feeling

Mavis Staples

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There

Lopazz

you play a game of chess?

Ich spiele kein Schach!

Coyote

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Crosby - Traction In The Rain

The Jackets

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

Ronny & Renzo

you sit in a plane?
Walter Christian Rothe - The Next Leaf

Cage The Elephant

you ride a bicycle?
Beck - Mutherfucker

Howling Bells

you wake up?
Radiohead - How To Disappear Completely

Emma Tricca

best concert you ever attended
Seasick Steve

Pink Skull

your sunday morning song
Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song

We Are Wolves

take these three DVDs along:

«Down By Law» by Jim Jarmush, with Tom ...

Prefuse 73

best Stevie Wonder song

When anyone sings about season's changing... that ...

Bjorn Torske

you prepare for an important date?
James P. Johnson - Carolina Shout

Gwyneth Herbert

you jog?
Deerhoof - Running Thoughts

Jackpot

you are love sick?

Then I guess I'm so sensitive that ...

White Hinterland

your sunday morning song
Duke Ellington - Fleurette Africain

Sóley

first record you remember
Jesus Christ Superstar

Captain Sensible

you come home from the club?
Donovan - Colours

Franz Nicolay

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Act Naturally

Pacifika

you cook?
Charlotte Gainsbourg

Pilooski

the song to be played at your funeral
Drexciya

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Robert Wyatt - Sea Song

Little Dragon

best Beatles song

«I Can’t Get No Satisfaction»

Holger Czukay

you are in a depressive mood?

Ich habe Sonne im Rücken. Bin nicht ...

Jonathan Wilson

you wake up?
Vetiver - I Know No Pardon

Dego

you fall asleep?
Eighties Ladies - Sing Me

Manuel Tur

first record you remember
Eric Clapton - Layla (Acoustic)

Our Broken Garden

you stay in bed?
Cocteau Twins

Anna Kashfi

a song that reminds you of school
Bob Dylan - Positively 4th Street

The Late Greats

you prepare for an important date?
Iggy Pop - Success

Robin Saville

you stay in bed?
William Basinski - The Garden Of Brokenness

New Young Pony Club

a song you would use as a ring-tone

You would have to send someone really hard ...

Motor City Drum Ensemble

first record you remember
Ludwig van Beethoven

Shine 2009

you prepare for an important date?
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite movies

«O Lucky Man!» by Lindsay Anderson / «Onibaba» by ...

Telephones

you are in the sauna?
Ingram - When You're Hot You're Hot

Fol Chen

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Moondog - Why Spend The Dark Night With You

Mirror Mirror

you are at the hairdresser?
Willow Smith - Whip My Hair

Ricardo Villalobos

perfect anthem for Berlin
Winson - Wovon Lebt Eigentlich Peter?

Division Of Laura Lee

you stay in bed?
Death Cab For Cutie - Passenger Seat

Kelli Ali

you camp in the desert?
Elliott Smith - Angeles

Kevin Saunderson


Detroit

Mechanical Bride

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

Bob Power

you eat a cucumber?
Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Kissey Asplund

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Inner City - Good Life

Andreya Triana

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Bad

Dennis Kane

first record you bought
The Beatles - Revolver

Baikonour

a record you fell in love to
Cocteau Twins & Harold Budd - The Moon And The Melodies

Alexander Robotnick

you fall asleep?
Tangerine Dream - Phaedra

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite personal belongings

navy blue and white-striped T-shirt / jukebox / White Stripes ...

Wolf People

your party anthem
Nena - 99 Red Balloons

Metronomy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jurassic 5

Living Things

you drive a car late at night?
The Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street (LP)

A Touch Of Class

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Alan Parsons Project - Lucifer

J Rawls

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pete Rock & CL Smooth - T.R.O.Y.

Brothers Of End

you prepare for an important date?
Althea & Donna - If You Don't Love Jah

Tiago

you come home from the club?
Endless Boogie - Endless Boogie

Whomadewho

you feel like 1988?
Salt-N-Pepa - Push It

Seether

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Black Sabbath - Changes

Rumer

your ultimate heartbreak song
I Loves You Porgy

US3

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Mélissa Laveaux

a song that reminds you of school
Tracy Chapman - 3000 Miles

Kathryn Williams

you relax on a beach?
Kings Of Convenience

Telepopmusik

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Cajun Dance Party

the song to be played at your funeral
Smog - Dress Sexy At My Funeral

Broken Social Scene

invite these three persons for a weekend:

My girlfriend and two other people who would ...

Round Table Knights

you watch girls go by?
Roxy Music - More Than This

Wally Badarou

your sunday morning song

Thank god, Sunday is like any other day ...

Phil Mison

the song to be played at your funeral
Seigen Ono - Julia

Spinto Band

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Simple Kid

you sit in a plane?
Aphex Twin - Nannou

The Priscillas

first record you remember
Brotherhood Of Man - Save All Your Kisses For Me

Lloyd Cole

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Martha My Dear

Marc Romboy

you walk the cat walk?
Stephanie de Monaco - Irresistible

Theo Parrish

the song to be played at your funeral

I don't like that question. I leave ...

Lo Fat Orchestra

first record you bought
Pet Shop Boys - Suburbia

Dynamite Deluxe

a song that reminds you of school
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Jean-Michel Jarre

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

Ingrid Olava

which is the best job one can have in the city?

The same best job as anywhere else in ...

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite cities

I'm more of a country girl at ...

Odawas

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jack Nitzsche - I'm The Loneliest Fool

Michael Mayer

your boozed up anthem
Roberto Blanco - Ein Bisschen Spass Muss Sein

The Bees

you walk in the rain?
Chet Baker - Let’s Get Lost

Suzanne Vega

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Antonio Carlos Jobim - How Insensitive

Ame

you feel like 1982?
Phil Collins - Behind The Lines

Lail Arad

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Loudon Wainwright III - I Wish It Was Me

Simone White

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Scout Niblett

your boozed up anthem
Nirvana - Drain You

Ora Cogan

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Skip James - Devil Got My Woman

The Battle Of Land And Sea

perfect anthem for Portland
Songs Of Green Pheasant - Hey, Hey Wilderness

Steve Mason

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Stand And Deliver

Soul Clap

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Tom Vek

you watch girls go by?
Justin Timberlake - Like I Love You

Kurt Maloo

you take a bubble bath?
Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

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

Comanechi

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

Hacienda

a record you fell in love to
Elvis Presley - Loving You

Georg Levin

you drive a car late at night?
Erykah Badu - Telephone

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
In The Heat Of The Night

Bebel Gilberto

you sit by the river?
Adriana Calcanhotto - Mais Feliz

Charles Webster

you shop for shoes?
Steely Dan - Peg

Wall-E

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

Defend Moscow

a record you fell in love to
Idlewild - Hope is Important

Cosmin TRG

learn these three songs by heart:
Boards Of Canada - In A Beautiful Place Out In The Coun...

Bottin

No. 4

Istanbul IST. I love Istanbul. But when flying ...

Large Professor

No. 4
Lovebug Starski - Do The Right Thing

Brian Jackson

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Alexandra Hope

you cook?
T. Rex - Down Home Lady

Tracey Thorn

your ultimate heartbreak song
Culture Club - Victims

John Foxx

a record you fell in love to
Bob Dylan - Love Minus Zero / No Limit

Travis

you sit in the subway?
Boards Of Canada - Music Has The Right To Children

Lhasa

a song that reminds your friends of you
Al Green - Jesus Is Waiting

Droog

you are in the sauna?
Jean Beauvoir - Feel The Heat

Newton Faulkner

your party anthem
Rick James - Give It To Me Baby

The Miserable Rich

you drive a car late at night?
Toto - Africa

The Loose Salute

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Joan As Police Woman

you walk in the rain?
Nina Simone - Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair

Mystery Jets

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Weezer - Say It Ain’t So

Nedry

a song that reminds you of school
The Pogues - Thousands Are Sailing

Bettye Lavette

a record you fell in love to
The Impressions - For Your Precious Love

Race Horses

you fall asleep?
Super Furry Animals - Cryndod Yn Dy Lais

Woodpigeon

you wake up?
Johannes Brahms - Concerto For Violin, Violincello And ...

Bill Brewster

you meet your parents?
Shirley Bassey - Something

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite cities

Berlin / Paris / New Orleans / Athens, Georgia / Houston, Texas

Pepe Bradock

you destroy a hotel room?
The O'Jays - I Love Music

King Britt

perfect anthem for Philadelphia
Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom

Love Inks

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Help!

Tahiti 80

a song that reminds you of school
The Clash - Stay Free

Raul Midon

5 favorite bands you know personally

Stevie Wonder / India Arie / James Taylor / D’Angelo ...

Beautiful Swimmers

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
David Bowie - Warszawa

Alter Ego

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

Fingerpicked

No. 16
Crazy P - The Unbearable Lightness Of Being (PID, 2011)

Meret Becker

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Townes Van Zandt - Waiting Around To Die

Kalabrese

first record you remember
The Doors

Datarock

you relax on a beach?
Guided By Voices

Al Kent

perfect song to end a party with
Four Below Zero - My Baby's Got E.S.P.

Ben Watt

your ultimate heartbreak song
Charlie Rich - Life's Little Ups And Downs

Yacht

No. 2
Ministry - In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up Live

Alan Oldham

No. 1
Jack Kirby comics from the '60s and '70s

Bodies Of Water

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sam Cooke - Having A Party

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite sayings

One time it through the five hole from ...

Psychic Ills

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

Ewan Pearson

first record you bought
Laura Branigan - Self Control

Neon Heights

you meet your parents?
The Birthday Party

Electric 6

you prepare for an important date?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - From Her To Eternity

Minotaur Shock

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Smokey Robinson - Quiet Storm

Stratus

you destroy a hotel room?
Skatt Brothers - Walk The Night

Modeselektor

5 favorite instruments

Pauke /Geige / Trompete / Kontrabass / Gitarre

Andy Gill

your boozed up anthem
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

Dave Clarke

you feel like 1982?
The Human League

Like A Stuntman

you destroy a hotel room?
Minor Threat - Straight Edge

Wooden Birds

a record you fell in love to
Cat Power - You Are Free

Hannah Cohen

a song for cat lovers
Tom Jones - What's New Pussy Cat

DJ Touché

No. 10

«Beyond The Darkness» (Joe D'Amato, 1979). Not ...

Faust

you cook?
Daniel Lanois - Marie-Claire (For The Beauty Of Wynoma)

We Are Scientists

5 favorite things to be afraid of

failure / crushing failure / total failure / irredeemable failure / wolves

Nicole Willis

take these three DVDs along:

«Taxi Driver» / «The Wicker Man» / «The Return Of ...

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
The Black Crowes

Peter, Bjorn & John

you drive into the country?
Ariel Pink - Life in LA

In Flagranti

you are in a depressive mood?

I go through my old records, totally random.

Molly Wagger

5 favorite records
Sparklehorse - Good Morning Spider

Shakespeares Sister

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
The Mamas & The Papas - California Dreamin’

Richard Norris

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Motörhead - Bomber
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Finger Magazine

Issue 6

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

News

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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 ultimate heartbreak song
Bon Iver – Skinny Love

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Valery Gore

you are window shopping?
Queen - I Want It All

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Sarah Jaffe

a song to seduce you
The Weeknd - The Morning

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