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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

John Foxx

you go to a club?
A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray

Irvine Welsh

first record you remember
The Beatles - From Me To You

Gemma Ray

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Mary Epworth & The Jubilee Band - The Saddle Song

Headless Heroes

you ride a bicycle?
Clem Snide - No One's More Happy Than You

Mungolian Jetset

a record you fell in love to
Wham! - Fantastic (LP)

Daniel Wang

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

Bobbito Garcia

you take a bubble bath?
Tiny Tim - Tiptoe Through The Tulips

My Bee's Garden

your liberation anthem
Joy Division - Transmission

Studio

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Slowdive - Avalyn

Ray Mang

you play a game of chess?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

The Emperor Machine

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Jilted John - Jilted John

Rod Thomas

your boozed up anthem
Pulp - Babies

Nicole Willis

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

Afrika Bambaataa

a record you fell in love to
Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your liberation anthem
Folke Rabe - What??

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Flying

Trusme

perfect anthem for London

These days anything Dub Step.

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Brian Eno - Discreet Music

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you wake up?
Flying Saucer Attack - For Silence

Mugison

5 favorite personal tragedies

the second I got in the world and ...

Love Inks

a record you fell in love to
Bob Dylan - Nashville Skyline

Higamos Hogamos

you are love sick?
Bobb Trimble - Harvest Of Dreams

Pilooski

your boozed up anthem
Green Velvet - Shake & Pop

Brasstronaut

you sit by a camp fire?
Townes Van Zandt - Snake Mountain Blues

Dillon

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

Keine Musik. Ich höre generell nicht gerne ...

Hacienda

the song to be played at your funeral
Kreisler - Liebesleid

Charles Webster

you come home from the club?
John Beltran - Ten Days Of Blue

Tal Weiss

best soundtrack ever
Benoit Charest - The Triplets Of Belleville

Johnossi

favorite club?

J & O: We’re not going out that ...

Beppe Loda

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Domenico Modugno - Volare (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu)

Alter Ego

a record you fell in love to
New Order - Crystal

Motor City Drum Ensemble

best video clip you ever saw

Alles von Chris Cunningham.

Erol Alkan

you sit in the subway?
Stereolab

New Young Pony Club

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I'm not so much with the spooky ...

Shine 2009

you sit in a plane?
Luscious Jackson - Naked Eye

Thievery Corporation

you go to a club?
Karminski Expierence - Explorations

Micah P. Hinson

perfect anthem for Abilene
The Friends Of Dean Martinez - All The Pretty Horses

Magic Mike

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mass Productions - Turn Up The Music

Sons And Daughters

you cook?
Hasil Adkins - Chicken Walk

Dave Clarke

you go to a club?

Nothing, just silence.

Lucky Luke

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes

Sharon van Etten

a record you fell in love to
Radiohead - OK Computer

DJ Kent

you sit in a plane?
Pat Metheney Group - Travels

Heidi

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Aretha Franklin; Candi Staton

Sandro Perri

you go to a club?
Dinosaur - Kiss Me Again (Version)

The Bees

you wake up?
Devendra Banhart - Chin Chin & Muck Muck

Sarah Jaffe

first record you bought
Patty Griffin - Flaming Red

Blow Monkeys

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

Windsurf

you drive a car late at night?
Raiders Of The Lost Arp - City Lights

Lovefingers

you ride a bicycle?
Love - Your Friend And Mine (Neil's Song)

Georg Levin

your party anthem
Chaka Khan - Fate (Todd Terje Edit)

Adonis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Jackson

Emma Tricca

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Carlos Gustavo Spinetta

Jesper Dahlbäck


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

Matthew Dear

get these three pets:

Monkey / Hermit Crab / Volley Ball

Munk

you fall asleep?
Schönberg - Moses und Aaron

Ewan Pearson

your party anthem
Womack & Womack - Teardrops

Loane

a song you would send over the ocean
Elli et Jacno - Les Nuits de la pleine lune

Grizzly Bear

you sit in a plane?
Pavement - Range Life

Marc Romboy

you paint your apartment?
Ice T - Colors

Matthew Herbert

learn these three songs by heart:
Tom Waits - Step Right Up

Defend Moscow

your sunday morning song
Phoenix - Consolation Prizes

Holger Czukay

you relax on a beach?

Musik am Strand ist DER Grund um nicht ...

Erik Truffaz

No. 8
Bill Evans - You Must Believe In Spring

The Morning Benders

your guilty pleasure song

I feel no guilt!

Bill Brewster

you go to a club?
Ray Mang - Not So Fantastic

Pink Skull

your liberation anthem
Queens Of The Stone Age - Song For The Deaf

Alela Diane

first record you bought
The Shangri-Las

Emmy The Great

your sunday morning song
The Innocence Mission - Bright As Yellow

Wordsworth

best Marley Marl track
Marley Marl - The Symphony

Ed Harcourt

you cook?
Frank Sinatra

Chikinki

your ultimate heartbreak song
Billie Holiday - Don't Explain

Mugwump

you sit in the subway?
B12

Coldplay

perfect anthem for London
When The Saints Go Marching In

Shakespeares Sister

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - I Want You

Marius Circus

you run naked through a cornfield?
Arthur Russell - In The Light Of The Miracle

Tracey Thorn

the song to be played at your funeral
Robert Wyatt - At Last I Am Free

Stratus

first record you bought
Art Of Noise - Beat Box

Moonboots

No. 2
Carole King - Tapestry

Tahiti 80

you prepare for an important date?
Tahiti 80 - Big Day

Morningwood

you drive a car late at night?
AC/DC - Whole Lotta Rosie

Sondre Lerche

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

The Jackets

a record you fell in love to
The Gun Club - The Las Vegas Story

Duke Special

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Letter To Hermione

Zwicker

you feel lonely?
Wim Mertens - Iris

Alexander Robotnick

you ride a bicycle?
Weather Report - American Tango

Fanfarlo

record you were looking for the longest
The Beach Boys - Stack-o-Tracks

John Klemmer

your ultimate heartbreak song

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

Vashti Bunyan

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

Fingerpicked

No. 14
Ides of March - Vehicle (Warner, 1970)

Phil Mison

first record you remember
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Sóley

your party anthem
Fela Kuti

Fan Death

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
T. Rex - The Slider

The Miserable Rich

you jog?
LCD Soundsystem - 45:33 Mix

Ost & Kjex

you go to a soundsystem?
Seth Troxler & Gadi Mizrahi - Herlin

Chromatics

your party anthem
Soft Cell - Seedy Films

Telepopmusik

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Rentals - Friends Of P

Sven Väth

a song that reminds you of school
Cat Stevens

Morton Valence

you sit in the subway?
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

Lone Wolf

first record you remember
Paul McCartney - All The Best

Bit-tuner

take these three DVDs along:

«Lost Highway» von David Lynch /  «2001: A Space ...

Ilija Rudman

a record you fell in love to
Willie Colon - Set Fire To Me

Holy Ghost!

you prepare for an important date?
Q-Tip - Move

Datarock

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

Nick Chacona

you need to get work done?

Whatever song I am working at the time.

Dennis Bovell

you ride a bicycle?
The Mixtures - The Pushbike Song

Chuck D

you are on a football field?
Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now

Sam Amidon

you are love sick?
Ryland Bouchard - Seeds

Soul Mekanik

you go fishing?
The Floaters - Float On

Mavis Staples

a record you fell in love to
Charles Brown - Angel Baby

Kasper Bjorke

the song to be played at your funeral
The Doors - The End

Everything Everything

you are love sick?
Jeff Buckley - Morning Theft

Radio 4

the song to be played at your funeral

That’s too depressing.

Rebelski

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
SClub7

Prefuse 73

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Broadcast

Penguin Prison

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
N.O.R.E. - Banned From TV

Dani Siciliano

perfect anthem for Kent
In The Bleak Mid Winter

George Duke

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

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite records
Public Image Limited - Metal Box

Ruede Hagelstein

you drive a car late at night?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem / Dies Irae

Kris Menace

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

Chris Coco

you sit in the subway?
Phuture - Acid Tracks

Stephan Remmler

perfect anthem for Bremerhaven
Klaus & Klaus - An Der Nordseeküste

Lotte Kestner

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

2raumwohnung

take these three DVDs along:

Niptak – die USA-Serie, damit ich mich erinnere, was ...

Suzanne Vega

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Mary J. Blige - Be Without You

Kinski

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

Ian Pooley

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Cornelius

you wake up?
Merzbow

Wall-E

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t have any neighbors!

Final Fantasy

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Jann Arden

Wolfmother

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

Howe Gelb

take these three CDs/records with you:
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Ora Cogan

you drive a car late at night?
Eyvind Kang - Sweetness Of Candy

Alexandra Hope

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Dusty Springfield - You Don't Own Me

Port O'Brien

first record you bought
The Beach Boys - 20 Greatest Hits

Psychic Ills

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

Boozoo Bajou


Top 10 favourite LPs of all time

Hannah Cohen

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Al Green - The Best Of

Bosque Brown

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chad And Jeremy - A Summer Song

Future Beat Alliance

the song to be played at your funeral
Queens Of The Stone Age - No One Knows

Mélissa Laveaux

a song to seduce you
Suzanne Vega - Caramel

Miss Platnum

you drive a car late at night?
Sam Sparro

Ratatat

your ultimate heartbreak song
Galaxie 500 - This Is Our Music

Prince Language

you drive into the country?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

Circlesquare

you meet your parents?
Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

James Pants

your ultimate heartbreak song
Wood, Brass & Steel - Hey, Whats That You Say?

Mr Scruff

you make love?
Sammy Gordon & The Hip-Huggers - Making Love

Bush Tetras

you drive into the country?
Life Aquatic Soundtrack

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite movies

«Forrest Gump» by Robert Zemeckis / «Star Wars» / «The ...

Jimmy Edgar

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mary J. Blige - Your Child

Tiago

you run naked through a cornfield?
!!! - Pardon My Freedom

Lexx

you destroy a hotel room?
The Stooges - Tight Pants

Little Jackie

you make love?
Yin Yang Twins - Wait (The Whisper Song)

Senor Coconut

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

Michael Mayer

your party anthem
Anita Ward - Ring My Bell

Valery Gore

you prepare for an important date?
Jamie Lidell - When I Come Back Around

Ian Hart

best video clip you ever saw
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite personal belongings

adidas bag / flute / sax / Yamaha QY 100 sequencer ...

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
KRS-One - Hip Hop Lives

Phenomenal Handclap Band

the song to be played at your funeral
Derek Warne - Comes The Cajun

Melanie C

a song that reminds you of school
James - Sit Down

Droog

you make love?
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

Division Of Laura Lee

you sit in a plane?
M.I.A. - Paper Planes

Howling Bells

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

Bettye Lavette

first record you remember
Art Gentry - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy

Erobique

you come home from the club?
Hildegard Knef - Ich bin zu müde, um Schlafen zu gehen

Black Devil Disco Club

you wake up?

I wake up without any music. If I ...

Ben Watt

you run naked through a cornfield?

Too noisy for music, all that corn.

Lhasa

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Radiohead - Videotape

Pepe Bradock

you destroy a hotel room?
Gene Kelly - Singing In The Rain

CALLmeKAT

what should one eat when in the city?

It’s a cliché but: Smørrebrød ...

Soul Clap

your guilty pleasure song
Wham! - Careless Whisper

Anna Kashfi

first record you remember
Culture Club - Karma Chameleon

Captain Sensible

you camp in the desert?
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade

James Holden

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite fruits

lemons / apples / mangos / bananas / pineapple

Whitehouse

first record you remember
Burt Bacharach - The Look Of Love

Faust

you run naked through a cornfield?

Mann, ich bin nackt und habe nix... Ausserdem ...

Black Angels

you relax on a beach?
The Congos

C. Gibbs

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake

Chromeo

No. 4
I-Level - Give Me

The Diaphanoids

you run from the cops?
Dead Boys

Marcus Bonfanti

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

Karolina Stenstöm

which person from the city you like the most?

no one

The Ones

the song to be played at your funeral
Sylvester - Stars

Kinky

5 favorite records
Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life

Kool Keith

you prepare for an important date?
Kool Keith - Prepare (When I Come With No Underwear)

GusGus

you wake up?
Des'ree - Kissing You

Ada

5 favorite DJs

Jan-Eric Kaiser / Martin Wysmyk / DJ Koze / Superpitcher / Erlend ...

Joan As Police Woman

you make love?
Isaac Hayes - Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic

Jakob der Lügner

your ultimate heartbreak song
Trio - Sabine, Sabine, Sabine

Horace Andy

No. 6
Bob Marley - Get Up, Stand Up

Marissa Nadler

first record you bought
The Fugees - The Score

Peanut Butter Wolf

your sunday morning song

I guess The Velvet Underground would be too ...

DJ Nature

best soundtrack ever
James Brown - Black Caesar

Chrome Hoof

a record you fell in love to
Chris De Burgh

Mark Richardson

you make love?
Al Green - Belle

Leon Ware

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

Heidi Happy

you wake up?
Gilbert Bécaud - Nathalie

Clare & The Reasons

you meet your parents?
Josh Mease - You Found Me

Luke Solomon

5 favorite remixes
Grace Jones - Feel Up (Danny Tenaglia Remix)

Quiet Village

you come home from the club?
Chet Baker

Tiga

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

Morpheus

you watch girls go by?
Bob B. Soxx & Blue Jeans - Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah

Howlin' Rain

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Thriller

The Loose Salute

record you were looking for the longest
Dennis Wilson - Ocean Pacific Blue

Justus Köhncke

first record you bought
Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart

The Chap

5 favorite things that make you sexy

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

Lanoiraude

5 favorite personal victories

Mike Tyson / Bruce Lee / Carl Lewis / André Agassi ...

Like A Stuntman

you wake up?
Dangerdoom - Old School

Ralphi Rosario

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Ingrid Olava

favorite restaurant?

Kampen Bistro, on Bogota 21

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you jog?
The Salsoul Orchestra - Runaway

Anni Rossi

5 favorite cities

Gothenburg / Los Angeles / New Orleans / Vancouver B.C ...

Zohra

you drive a car late at night?
Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik/Allegro

Morgan Geist

you want to disturb your neighbours?

You’re obviously not from NYC. Why don ...

Caribou

your sunday morning song

I’m either working on my own music ...

Dego

you are in a depressive mood?
Claude Young - Acid Wash Conflict

Scout Niblett

the song to be played at your funeral
Daniel Johnston - True Love Will Find You In The End

Kathy Zimmer

perfect anthem for New York
Kiss - New York Groove

The Bangles

you make love?
Calexico

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite cartoon characters

Popeye / Duffy Duck / Spongebob / the Smurfs / Nancy

Plum

get these three pets:

a pet dolphin to ride me to the ...

Gwyneth Herbert

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Edith Piaf - Le Chasseur de l'Hotel

We Are Scientists

5 favorite things to be afraid of

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

Bill Adler

your party anthem
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock - It Takes Two

Spinto Band

your party anthem
Amerie - 1 Thing

Luke Haines

5 favorite English words

Tedious / Poxy / Sadsac / Rotten / Sod

Bing Ji Ling

a song that reminds your friends of you
Luther Vandross - Never Too Much

Funkmasters

a record you fell in love to
Ivory Joe Hunter - Since I Met You Baby

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Igor Stravinsky - The Rite Of Spring

Moving Units

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Hanson - MMMBop

Cosmin TRG

take these three CDs/records with you:
Basic Channel - Lyot Remix

Tom Vek

5 favorite personal belongings

music collection / car / leather jacket / drum kit / godin ...

Marit Bergman

first record you bought
Alphaville - Forever Young

Beverley Knight

you wash your hair?

I normally listen to my own songs. So ...

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Mediengruppe Telekommander - Mein Herz

Modeselektor

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

Strassenbahn / Bus / Flugzeug (Lufthansa) / Taxi / Fahrrad

Renegade Soundwave

a song to seduce you
Dreadzone - Shining Path

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Doe Paoro

your guilty pleasure song
Peter Cetera – Glory Of Love

Molly Wagger

you smuggle diamonds?
Björk - Hyperballad

Explosions In The Sky

you go fishing?
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you wake up?

Not so much a song, but a style ...

Vetiver

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

Raul Midon

5 favorite drinks

Mineral water / Gin Tonic / Water / Cerveza dos equis ...

Hugh Herrera

the song to be played at your funeral
Archie Bell & The Drells - Glad You Could Make It

Seelenluft

your ultimate heartbreak song
Django Reinhardt - When Day Is Done

Hot Chip

you relax on a beach?
Hot Chip - The Beach Party

Hannah Scott

a song that reminds your friends of you
Alanis Morissette - Everything

Tha 4orce

your boozed up anthem
Chumbawamba - I Get Knocked Down (Tubthumping)

Jill Jones

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Andy Gill

a record you fell in love to
Muddy Waters - Manish Boy

M.A.N.D.Y.

you cook?
Justin Timberlake - Senorita

Camille

you come home from the club?
ABBA

Telephones

you sit in the subway?
Bjorn Torske - Limb-Fu

Ashley Beedle

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

Michael Reinboth

you ride a bicycle?
Moodymann

Jacob Golden

your party anthem
Whodini - Freaks Come Out At Night

Junior Boys

your party anthem
First Choice - Let No Man Put Asunder (Ron Hardy Edit)

Bodies Of Water

best concert you ever attended

At an annual barbeque for the WB brand ...

A Touch Of Class

you go to a club?

Gar nix, weil’s ja so ein Krach ...

Interpol

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Mars Volta - Take The Veil Cerpin Taxt

Mystery Jets

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Beach Boys - Wouldnt It Be Nice

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lou Reed - Perfect Day

Neon Heights

you destroy a hotel room?
KRS-One - Sound Of Da Police

A Guy Called Gerald

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang

VV Brown

you wake up?
Vampire Weekend - A-Punk

Ronny & Renzo

you cook?
Mike Figgis - Leaving Las Vegas Soundtrack

Orishas

you cook?

Oh, I love to cook. It’s such ...

Terence Bernardo

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Dylan - If You See Her, Say Hello

Gravenhurst

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

Lydia Lunch

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

Gnod

first record you bought
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill

The Phantom Band

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Revolution #9

Angel Deradoorian

a song that reminds you of school
At The Drive-In - One-Armed Scissor

Karl Culley

perfect anthem for Harrogate
Talking Heads - Heaven

AM


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

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mihey & Jumangee - Suka Lubov

The Golden Filter

you are love sick?
Cat Stevens - Trouble

Rich Medina

the song to be played at your funeral
Soon And Very Soon We Are Going To See The King

Brothers Of End

you sit in the subway?
Radiohead - In Rainbows

Cosmo

5 favorite records
Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On

Horse Meat Disco

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Guardian / Butt magazine / iD... Politics, porn and ...

Chris & Cosey

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Pink Floyd - Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

The Earlies

last record bought
Cocteau Twins - Blue Bell Knoll

Audie Darling

best movie that takes place in the city?

The only movies I can think of filmed ...

Birdy Nam Nam

you walk in the rain?
Grace Jones - Walking In The Rain

Wooden Birds

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

Xiu Xiu

take these three books along:

the bible / the koran / the gita

Caron Wheeler

first record you remember
Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop

Monday Michiru

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any modern day Japanese Enka ballad.

Alan Oldham

No. 5
Anything by Ashley Wood

Sebastien Tellier

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Snoop Dogg - Beautiful

Sandi Thom

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

Anja Schneider

a song that reminds your friends of you
Anja Schneider & Sebo K - Rancho Relaxo

Midlake

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

Todd Terje

most valuable record you own
John Forde - Don't You Know Who Did It

Bottin

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Donald Fagen - New Frontier

José James

you are love sick?
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - You’re All I Need To Get ...

Tridact

you run naked through a cornfield?
Wagon Christ - Rendleshack

First Aid Kit

you read a magazine?
Gary Numan

David Pajo

learn these three songs by heart:
Phil Collins - Against All Odds

Anne Clark

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?

Oh, I couldn’t listen to music right ...

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you sit in a plane?

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

Wolf People

best concert you ever attended
Dungen

Kalabrese

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Adrian Stern

Lucky Soul

you meet your parents?
The Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone

Bloc Party

you relax on a beach?

Gordon Moakes: I prefer to read on the ...

When Saints Go Machine

you stay in bed?
Destroyer - Chinatown

Beautiful Swimmers

you cook?
Fleetwood Mac - Tango In The Night

Travis

you come home from the club?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Shellac - Prayer To God

These New Puritans

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

Lindstrom

you go to a club?
Tantra - Hills Of Katmandu

Manuel Tur

first record you remember
Eric Clapton - Layla (Acoustic)

The Priscillas

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Celine Dion

Jacques Renault

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

Kevin Saunderson

which person from the city you like the most?

The Electrifying Mojo. He was a radio personality ...

The Project Club

you smuggle diamonds?
Stephen Stills - Treetop Flyer

Jonathan Wilson

you drive into the country?
West Coast Dream Sequence - Badu's Dream

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Ray Lamontagne - Till The Sun Turns Black

Rumer

first record you remember
Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun

Bob Power

best Stevie Wonder song

All of them.

Editors

you need to get work done?
Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls

Round Table Knights

you sit in the subway?
Crookers - Knobbers EP

Boom Bip

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

Kissogram

you play a game of chess?
David Bowie - Move On

James Yorkston

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Lord, almost anything current and popular. Autotune.

Omar

the song to be played at your funeral
The Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone

Kool & The Gang

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye

Sibrydion

No. 8
Texas Radio Band - Baccta’ Crackin’

Tim Mälzer

the song to be played at your funeral
Tom Waits - Anywhere I Lay My Head

David Holmes

you make love?
Portishead - Portishead

Van She

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

Don't come home after DJing / In a ...

Rainer Trüby

a song that reminds you of school
Marillion - Kayleigh

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite places in the world

Bergen Railway Station, Bergen, Norway / the Norwegian coast ...

Woodpigeon

5 favorite magazines

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

Jesh

No. 10
The Muffs - Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow

Terry Lynn

favorite place to shag?

That’s personal. Home.

The Soulsavers

the song to be played at your funeral
Lou Reed - Perfect Day

Daddy-O

a song that reminds you of school
Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight

Million Stylez

best day of the week in the city?

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

US3

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

Aaron Wright

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Band - It Makes No Difference

We Are Wolves

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Contemporary / Flash Art / Film Comment

Drugstore

first record you bought
The Smiths - Hand In Glove

Headman

your boozed up anthem
Thin Lizzy - Whiskey In The Jar

Architeq

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lightning Bolt

Lo Fat Orchestra

first record you remember
Hui Buh - Das Schlossgespenst

Barbara Carlotti

best Jacques Brel song
Jacques Brel - Les vieux

Parlour

a song you wish you'd written yourself
ABBA - Chess

White Hinterland

a record you fell in love to
The Beatles - Rubber Soul

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite human inventions

Music / Language / Photography / Aviation / The internet

King Britt

you take a bubble bath?
Naked Eyes - There's Always Something There To Remind M...

The Invisible

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Radiohead - Pyramid Song

Young Knives

get these three pets:

mouse / raven / goat

Justice

5 favorite records
The League Unlimited Orchestra - Love And Dancing

Jay Jay Johanson

you are love sick?
Nick Drake - Pink Moon

Max Tundra

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

Nicky Siano

you ride a bicycle?

I rarely ride, but I usually don’t ...

Our Broken Garden

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t.

Meret Becker

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
«In The Mood For Love»

Dwele

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

Mouse On Mars

take these three DVDs along:

Learn To Surf Part 1 / Learn To Surf ...

Wally Badarou

the song to be played at your funeral

I'll let it up to my survivors ...

Shawn Lee

the song to be played at your funeral
The Free Design - Love Does Not Die

Nedry

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Radiohead - Paranoid Android

Joakim

you take a bubble bath?
Saint Tropez - Femmes Fatales

Thieves Like Us

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Durutti Column - Another Setting

Defari

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Marvin Gaye - If I Should Die Tonight

Kid Koala

you ride a bicycle?
Mark Ronson - The Bike Song

Dollskabeat

5 favorite instruments

most vintage Roland & Moog analogue synths / drums / piano ...

Cosmo Vitelli

learn these three songs by heart:
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Belle & Sebastian

first record you bought
The Flying Pickets - Only You

Mooner

No. 3
Vangelis - See You Later

Yacht

No. 3
Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True

Kaos

your sunday morning song
Laid Back - Fly Away

Kelli Ali

you run from the cops?
The Stooges - Search And Destroy

KT Tunstall

the song to be played at your funeral
The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back

The Shortwave Set

your liberation anthem
Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right

Kurt Maloo

you drive a car late at night?
The Undisputed Truth

Casual

you sit in a plane?

Just beats and instrumentals.

White Denim

you wake up?
Stevie Wonder - Happier Than The Morning Sun

Colder

No. 3
Coil - Teenage Lightning

Kathryn Williams

your party anthem
Leonard Cohen - Sisters Of Mercy

Cypress Hill

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

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you sit by a camp fire?
A-ha - Hunting High And Low

Lopazz

you go to a club?
Alex Cortex - Inward CTRL

Chelonis R. Jones

you drive a car late at night?
The Smiths - Still Ill

Glass Candy

learn these three songs by heart:
Christopher Cross - Sailing

Tony Carrasco

record you were looking for the longest

The records I’ve been looking for the ...

Dinky

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

Paul Frick

you take a bubble bath?
Windjammer - Tossing And Turning

Linda Lewis

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Andrew Lloyd Webber; Elaine Paige

Living Things

No. 6
Fleetwood Mac - Rumors

Dan Michaelson

perfect anthem for London
Queen - Bicycle Race

Max Romeo

you camp in the desert?
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Franz Nicolay

you need to get work done?
Rolo Tomassi - Kasia

Leroy Burgess

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Jesus Children Of America

Apiento

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

Oyvind Morken

best concert you ever attended
KRS One

Eagles Of Death Metal

you had enough of this world?
Amazing Grace

Lisbee Stainton

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Corrs - So Young

David Rodigan

No. 2
Alton Ellis - Rock Steady

Ame

you drive into the country?
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Slove

you are in the sauna?
Bryan Ferry - Alphaville (Leo Zero Remix)

Tim Sweeney

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

Jackpot

you prepare for an important date?
James Horner - Braveheart Soundtrack

Invisible Conga People

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Phew - Kodomo No You Ni

Constance Amiot

first record you bought

Comes with the first record I remember: I ...

Unconventional Science

record you were looking for the longest
Can - Ege Bamyasi

Mirror Mirror

your party anthem
Various Artists - Pulse Dance Compilation

Turzi

a record you fell in love to
Eric Serra - Le Grand Bleu

Syd Matters

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Simon & Garfunkel - Homeward Bound

Fiona Daniel

you cook?
Esbjörn Svensson Trio

Panico

No. 10
Antipop Consortium - Tragic Epilogue

Theo Parrish

a song you wish you'd written yourself
James Brown - Ain't It Funky

Pacifika

you drive a car late at night?
Sigur Rós

Electric 6

you cook?
Air - Virgin Suicides

Tindersticks

a song you would send over the ocean
Karel Gott

Simple Kid

you sit in a plane?
Aphex Twin - Nannou

Hatcham Social

your sunday morning song
Buddy Holly - It Doesn't Matter Anymore

Leo Zero

first record you remember
Mike Oldfield - Portsmouth

Alex Smoke

you take a bubble bath?
Snoop Dogg - Doggystyle

James Murphy

you relax on a beach?
The B-52's - Dirty Back Road

J Rawls

5 favorite human inventions

computer / phonograph / video / television / celly

!!!

record you were looking for the longest
Judy Nylon - Pal Judy

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite things that make you sexy

I’m a golf whiz / my psychic / the ...

Max Essa

you take a bubble bath?
Herb Alpert - Manhattan Melody

Social Disco Club

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

Richard Norris

you jog?
Dexys Midnight Runners - Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Hea...

Devendra Banhart

you play a game of chess?
Six Organs Of Admittance

N.A.S.A.

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Eric B. & Rakim - Paid In Full

El-P

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jay-Z - Jigga What

DJ Mehdi

you run naked through a cornfield?
Stevie Wonder - Free

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Prince - 1999

Papst & Abstinenzler

you feel like 1982?
ABC - The Look Of Love

Soft Rocks

you go to a club?
Captain Sky - Saturday Night Move-Ease

Bebel Gilberto

a song that reminds you of school
One Little Indian

Charlotte Hatherley

you wake up?
The Clash - Should I Stay Or Should I Go

Lloyd Cole

your party anthem
Chic - Everybody Dance

Cajun Dance Party

your party anthem

My brother is a DJ in a team ...

Andreya Triana

a song that reminds your friends of you
Dr. Dre - Forgot About Dre

Yellowman

a record you fell in love to
Bob Marley - Pound Get A Blow

Whomadewho

5 favorite personal belongings

TH: my Cellphone / my Mac / my Sunny Altano ...

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Fujiya & Miyagi

a record you fell in love to
Pavement - Slanted And Enchanted

Metronomy

first record you remember
Simply Red

Gossip

you meet your parents?
Black Flag - Nervous Breakdown

Jimi Jamison

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Elvis Presley - Adam And Evil

Chateau Flight

record you were looking for the longest

I’m excited by so many records, I ...

Cazals

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

Matmos

get these three pets:

a Rat / a Peregrine Falcon / an Ocelot

Trevor Jackson

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
LCD Soundsystem - Losing My Edge

Annie

you wake up?
The Salsoul Orchestra - Nice 'N' Nasty (LP)

Comanechi

you relax on a beach?
Pavement - Crooked Rain Crooked Rain

Oneida

you relax on a beach?

No music on the beach. Just waves please.

Heavy

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

Kon & Amir

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy

Saint Etienne

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Paul Williams - Someday Man

John Daly

learn these three songs by heart:
Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song

Glen Johnson

perfect anthem for London
Piano Magic - I Must Leave London

Karl Bartos

first record you remember
The Beatles - With The Beatles

Padded Cell

you are stoned?
Mulatu Astatke

Minus 8

you prepare for an important date?
Monty Norman - James Bond Theme

Empire Of The Sun

you are on the tour bus?
The Thrills - So Much For The City

Yoav

your sunday morning song
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - I Put A Spell On You

Peter Kruder

a song that reminds you of school
Kiss - Detroit Rock City

Air

the song to be played at your funeral
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

Ricardo Villalobos

first record you remember
Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Leonard Cohen - Chelsea Hotel

Al Kent

record you were looking for the longest
Curtis - How Can I Tell Her

Memory Band

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

The Good Natured

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

I don’t live in a city, I ...

Brennan Green

you stay in bed?

I go to sleep with the TV. It ...

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things to be afraid of

spiders / heights / flying / hospitals / dentists

Dollboy

you wake up?
Hawkwind - Silver Machine

Riccio

where was your first flat?

I live where I was born, pratically. I ...

Malachai

5 favorite cartoon characters

Homer Simpson / Top Cat / Johnny Bravo / Angry Kid ...

Tanya Stephens

you had enough of this world?
Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound Of Silence

Julia Franck

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

auch das noch? Die Süddeutsche, Lettre und ...

DJ Vadim

first record you remember
Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right

In Flagranti

you come home from the club?

I like it quiet after the club. 

Kid Loco

you take a bubble bath?
Boney M. - Rivers Of Babylon

Olafur Arnalds

first record you bought
2Pac - Greatest Hits

Toby Tobias

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Stone Roses - Fools Gold

DJ Hell

you ride a bicycle?
Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

Jesse Lenat

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

Wooden Shjips

you sit in the subway?
Ash Ra Tempel - Darkness: Flowers Must Die

Pearly Gates

best concert you ever attended
Tina Turner

Zambri

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Starflyer 59 - Blue Collar Love

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
The Black Crowes

Newton Faulkner

first record you bought
Pearl Jam- Ten

Bill Callahan

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

Alva Noto

you are in a depressive mood?
David Bowie - Warszawa

Azari & III

you go to a club?
Khia - Fuck Them Fuck Niggaz

Chris Carrier

5 favorite personal belongings

laptop / TB-303 Roland / bike / keys / lighter

Little Dragon

5 favorite instruments

Synths / Bass / Drums / Percussion / Vocals

Race Horses

first record you bought

I think it was «Fresh Hits 1998». A ...

Gilles Peterson

you make love?
Roy Ayers - You Send Me

Stefan Goldmann

you meet your parents?
Praxis - 1984

The Revenge

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - The Man Machine

Swahili Blonde

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Peter, Bjorn & John

you come home from the club?

Preferable nothing.

Fabrizio Mammarella

your ultimate heartbreak song
Virgo Four - In A Vision

Nocturnes

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Pride Of Kenya - You Want Me As Well

Mark E.

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

Trentemoller

you paint your apartment?

I rarely paint my apartement.

Minotaur Shock

you play ping-pong?
Stereolab - Ping Pong

Seether

you take a bubble bath?
Bobby Darin - Splish Splash

Mark Archer

your boozed up anthem
E-Dancer - Grab The Beat (Joey Beltram Mix)

Robin Saville

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

Odawas

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

Nils Frahm

you wake up?
Thelonious Monk - Himself

The Hidden Cameras

your liberation anthem
Huggy Bear - Her Jazz

Glimpse

you meet your parents?
Richard Strauss - An Alpine Symphony

Brian Jackson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Temptations - Runaway Child, Running Wild

Good Shoes

you are on the tour bus?
The Pipettes - It Hurts To See You Dance So Well

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Taco - Puttin’ On The Ritz

Fol Chen

you sit in the subway?
Richard Hawley - The Light At The End Of The Tunnel (Wa...

Dennis Kane

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

Al McKay

you prepare for an important date?

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

Jean-Michel Jarre

record you were looking for the longest
The Spotnicks - La Marche Turque

A Mountain Of One

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

David Morales

you sit in the subway?
South Shore Commission - We're On The Right Track

Dominique Leone

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

Osborne

you wake up?

The index screen of a DVD. I always ...

Whirlwind Heat

a song that reminds you of school
Beck - Loser

Shitdisco

you sit in a plane?
Daft Punk - Around The World

Justine D

5 favorite records
John Coltrane - Blue Train

Gary Numan

first record you bought
Hank Williams - Greatest Hits

Simone White

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

Jazzanova

you run from the cops?
Beastie Boys - Sabotage

Coyote

best soundtrack ever
Rockers

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite personal victories

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

Woolfy

first record you bought
Eazy E - Boyz In The Hood

No Age

you relax on a beach?
The Zombies - Time Of The Season

ESG

you wake up?
Lady Gaga - Just Dance

Efterklang

a song that reminds your friends of you
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - I Put A Spell On You

The Late Greats

you go to a club?
Pavement

Still Going

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eight Days A Week

Mechanical Bride

you prepare for an important date?
Charlotte Gainsbourg - La Collectionneuse

Gary Lucas

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Pink Floyd - Astronomy Domine

Rocko Schamoni

best day of the week in the city?

Donnerstag, wach genug für echte Action, aber ...

Bomb The Bass

first record you remember
The Wombles Theme song

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite magazines

Ich lese nur die japanische McDonalds Fachzeitschrift.

The Fray

you camp in the desert?
Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks

Peter Broderick

your guilty pleasure song
Beyoncé - If I Were A Boy

Broken Social Scene

take these three tools with you:

a guitar / a knife / a bottle opener

Baikonour

perfect anthem for Brighton
The Who - The Kids Are Alright

Au Revoir Simone

you wake up?
Kansas - Journey From Mariabronn

Trans Am

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

Again, no music. I’m listening to a ...

Steve Mason

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

Kissey Asplund

you go to a club?
Detroit Grand Pubahs - Sandwiches

Barn Owl

you are love sick?
Merle Haggard - House Of Memories

Dynamite Deluxe

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Fantan Mojah - Hail The King

Ilya Santana

your ultimate heartbreak song
Joel Fajerman - Magic Of The Orchid

Candi Staton

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers - Why Do Fools Fall In Lo...

Lail Arad

you sit in the subway?
The Rolling Stones - It's All Over Now

My Morning Jacket

you ride a bicycle?
Dr. Dog - The World May Never Know

Luca C & Brigante

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

DJ Touché

No. 9

«The New York Ripper» (Lucio Fulci, 1982). An ...

The Rayographs

first record you bought
Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract

Art Brut

first record you remember
Bob Dylan - Baby, Stop Crying

Yuck

5 favorite books

Ko Machida: «Kokuhaku» / Ryunosuke Akutagawa: «Kappa» / Dazai Osamu ...

Polly Scattergood

learn these three songs by heart:
Fiona Apple - Extraordinary Machine

Richard Hawley

5 favorite restaurants

Food is for puffs.

Apache Beat

your boozed up anthem
David Bowie - Scary Monsters
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Issue 6

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

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Chromatics: Kill For Love

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

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Hannah Cohen

a song that reminds you of school
War - Low Rider

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Doe Paoro

a song that reminds your friends of you
Mary J Blige – I’m Going Down

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Valery Gore

you smuggle diamonds?
Genesis - Just A Job To Do

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Sarah Jaffe

first record you bought
Patty Griffin - Flaming Red

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