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Fol Chen

is a band from Highland Park, Los Angeles, whose members hide their faces behind masks or strange make-up. Their screwball pastiche pop sounds like an algebra problem but feels like a come-on. They have released two records so far and are supposed to become huge – according to the music press.

Which song do you listen to when...
you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Innocence Mission - Keeping Awake
you come home from the club?
Kool Keith - After The Club
you relax on a beach?
Tom Waits - The Ocean Doesn't Want Me
you camp in the desert?
King Crimson - The Sheltering Sky
you prepare a candle light dinner?
Beastie Boys - 5-Piece Chicken Dinner
you go to a club?
The Move - It Wasn't My Idea To Dance
you cook?
American Music Club - Sick Of Food
you prepare for an important date?
The Verlaines - Makes No Difference
you fall asleep?
Emmylou Harris - Sleepless Nights
you are love sick?
American Music Club - Sick Of Food
you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Kate Bush - Cloudbusting
you meet your parents?
The Shaggs - Who Are Parents?
you sit in a plane?
Laurie Anderson - From The Air
you rob a bank?
The Slits - Shoplifting
you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Moondog - Why Spend The Dark Night With You
you sit in the subway?
Richard Hawley - The Light At The End Of The Tunnel (Was A Train Coming The Other Way)
you wake up?
X-Ray Spex - Oh Bondage! Up Yours!
Questions answered by: Answers by Samuel Bing

Chromatics

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Grace Jones - She's Lost Control

Lexx

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

The Bangles

you make love?
Stevie Wonder

Stefan Goldmann

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Meine Nachbarn sind schon genervt genug.

Rebelski

you drive a car late at night?
Broadcast - Come On Let's Go

David Morales

you cook?
The Trammps - Disco Inferno

Pacifika

5 favorite drinks

tiger malt / date-almond shake / Manhattan / tequila / green tea

Heidi

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

Funkmasters

first record you bought
The Crusaders - Put It Where You Want It

Soft Rocks

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Earth Leakage Trip - No Idea

Cosmin TRG

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Fizzarum - Phut Of Plex

Paul Frick

you walk in the rain?
Rufus Wainwright - Tiergarten (Supermayer Remix)

Dani Siciliano

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

Plum

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

Au Revoir Simone

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Electric Light Orchestra - Strange Magic

Erik Truffaz

you go to a club?
The Temptations

Bob Power

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Rosie

Marit Bergman

best concert you ever attended
Sheila Jordan

Brennan Green

you wake up?
Cajmere - Percolator

Emmy The Great

a song that reminds you of school
The Smiths - Cemetry Gates

When Saints Go Machine

you take a bubble bath?
Scott Walker - The Girls And The Dogs

GusGus

you sit in the subway?

Siggi: There’s no subway in Reykjavik!

Eagles Of Death Metal

you sit in the subway?

I don’t ride the subway because people ...

The Emperor Machine

you feel like 1982?
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock

Travis

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

Soul Clap

record you were looking for the longest
Mousse T. - The More I Get The More I Want

The Fray

best day of the week in the city?

Hm, let’s say Wednesday cuz it sounds ...

The Shortwave Set

a record you fell in love to
Madonna - Borderline

Caribou

best concert you ever attended
Lightning Bolt; Sun Ra Arkestra

Kaos

you walk the cat walk?
Bauhaus - Bella Lugosi's Dead

Sebastien Tellier

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

Tahiti 80

first record you remember
Lipps Inc. - Funky Town

Pepe Bradock

you run naked through a cornfield?
Hamiet Bluiett - The Village Of Brooklyn, Illinois 6205...

Architeq

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Can - I Want More

Brasstronaut

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Makeout Videotape - Thought I Was in Love

CALLmeKAT

which person from the city you like the most?

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

Our Broken Garden

you wake up?

The bird song outside my window.

Junior Boys

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

Young Knives

take these three CDs/records with you:
Frank Black - Teenager Of The Year

Ost & Kjex

you wake up?
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Só Danço Samba

Leo Zero

your guilty pleasure song
Orson - No Tomorrow

Ewan Pearson

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite cities

Helsinki / Amsterdam / Tokyo / New York / Bergen

Mélissa Laveaux

a song that reminds your friends of you
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Hannah Cohen

first record you remember
Pink Floyd - The Wall

White Denim

perfect anthem for Texas
Lift To Experience - These Are The Days

Telepopmusik

best video clip you ever saw
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

Cajun Dance Party

best concert you ever attended
Daniel Johnston

Ingrid Olava

which person from the city you like the most?

So many, can’t name just one!

Kinky

you wake up?
The Dandy Warhols - Good Morning

Division Of Laura Lee

you run naked through a cornfield?
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Zorba The Greek

George Duke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

The only music that makes me depressed is ...

Midlake

the song to be played at your funeral
It Is Well With My Soul

Million Stylez

favorite street corner?

any corner where there are good vibes.

Defend Moscow

best video clip you ever saw
Cliff Richard & The Young Ones - Living Doll

Stratus

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Boards Of Canada - Dayvan Cowboy

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

the perfect anthem for Redwood City
Neil Young - Heart Of Gold

The Miserable Rich

you sit in the subway?
The Pharcyde - Runnin’

Parlour

perfect anthem for Gotheburg
Sailor - Down By The Docks

Comanechi

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Dat Politics - Plugs Plus

Fol Chen

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

Morton Valence

you feel like 1982?
David Bowie - 1984

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Flat Duo Jets - Go Go Harlem Baby

Angel Deradoorian

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

Daddy-O

first record you bought
James Brown - Get On The Good Foot

Apiento

you surf the internet?

Can I choose something from my own blog ...

Camille

you sit in the subway?
Edith Piaf

Peanut Butter Wolf

you come home from the club?
Baron Zen - Burn Rubber (Dam Funk Remix)

Glass Candy

learn these three songs by heart:
2Pac - Str8 Ballin’

Yoav

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Five Years

Trusme

first record you bought
Michael Jackson

The Jackets

your ultimate heartbreak song
Janis Joplin - Cry Baby

Architecture In Helsinki

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody

Apache Beat

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Malcolm Middleton - Burst Noel

Caron Wheeler

the song to be played at your funeral
Chaka Khan & Bruce Hornsby - Love Me Still

Moonboots

a record you fell in love to
Nick Drake - Riverman

Turzi

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

Minotaur Shock

you are love sick?
Dusty Springfield

DJ Kent

you are in a depressive mood?
Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy

Dinky

5 favorite records
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 2

Al Kent

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

Georg Levin

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Ordinary Pain

Whomadewho

you need to get work done?

We don’t listen to music, when we ...

Tim Mälzer

perfect anthem for Hamburg
An de Eck steiht 'n Jung mit'n Tüddelband

First Aid Kit

you ride a bicycle?
Bright Eyes - Reinvent The Wheel

Sóley

the perfect anthem for Edmonton
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

The Late Greats

you sit in the subway?
Public Image Limited

Magic Arm

you run naked through a cornfield?
Bernard Herrmann - The Theme From Psycho

Sondre Lerche

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

Beautiful Swimmers

you go to a club?
Wally Badarou - Hi Life

Yuck

5 favorite records
Trans Am - The Surveillance

Franz Nicolay

you take a bubble bath?
Sparks - Perfume

Luca C & Brigante

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

Alexander Robotnick

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

Thievery Corporation

you make love?

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

Gravenhurst

you play ping-pong?
Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger

Moving Units

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music

Alter Ego

best video clip you ever saw
Blur - Girls And Boys

Sharon van Etten

you meet your parents?
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Ashley Beedle

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Carmen Lundy - The Lamp Is Low

Memory Band

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tom Waits - Hang Down Your Head

Nicole Willis

the song to be played at your funeral
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Bad Girl

Tridact

you make love?
Barbara Mason - Give Me Your Love

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite cartoon characters

Popeye / Duffy Duck / Spongebob / the Smurfs / Nancy

Mr Scruff

you jog?
The Pharcyde - Runnin

The Good Natured

take these three CDs/records with you:
Cat Power - You Are Free

My Bee's Garden

perfect anthem for Paris
Sebastien Tellier - Roche

Joan As Police Woman

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Billie Holiday - The Very Thought Of You

Droog

you are stoned?
Pink Floyd - Us And Them

Tim Sweeney

you drive a car late at night?
Model 500 - Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)

Tha 4orce

a song that reminds your friends of you
Whodini - Friends

Nick Chacona

a song that reminds you of school
The Fugees - Killing Me Softly

Stephan Remmler

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

Heavy

you paint your apartment?
Lipps Inc. - Funky Town

Belle & Sebastian

you feel like 1982?
The Human League - Don't You Want Me

Kalabrese

your boozed up anthem
Tom Waits - Straight To The Top

Chris & Cosey

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Chris: ANY rap music.

Nils Frahm

you walk through a dark forest?
Murcof - Remembranza

Dominique Leone

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

Ronny & Renzo

you go to a club?
Cos/Mes - Naruto (R&R Remix)

Loane

your ultimate heartbreak song
Barbara - Parce que

Bebel Gilberto

your sunday morning song
Bob Marley - Sun Is Shining

Tanya Stephens

you fall asleep?
Kenny G.

Chelonis R. Jones

you camp in the desert?
The Doors

Robin Saville

you prepare for an important date?
Sister Sledge - He's The Greatest Dancer

Terry Lynn

favorite place to shag?

That’s personal. Home.

Vetiver

the song to be played at your funeral
Bobby Charles - I Must Be In A Good Place Now

ESG

you play a game of chess?
Joe Tex - I Gotcha

Peter, Bjorn & John

you go fishing?
Eggstone - Water

Omar

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

Marc Romboy

you take a bubble bath?
Alien Sex Fiend - Dead And Buried

Sandro Perri

you play ping-pong?
Andy Mellwig - Async Sense

Ratatat

first record you bought
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - He's The DJ, I'm The...

Malachai

5 favorite instruments

the drum / the bass / the electric piano / the ...

Micah P. Hinson

a song that reminds your friends of you

Damn, I think you'd have to ask ...

Horace Andy

you run naked through a cornfield?

I would never do that.

Casual

you prepare for an important date?
Too Short

Blow Monkeys

first record you remember
Sandie Shaw - Puppet On A String

Seether

No. 2
Soundgarden - Superunknown

Brian Jackson

a record you fell in love to
The Delfonics - La La Means I Love You

Grizzly Bear

you work in the garden?
The Knife - Heartbeats (One Music Session Version)

Minus 8

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
David Bowie - Five Years

Zambri

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Ronettes - Be My Baby

Art Brut

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Yummy Fur - Department

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you remember
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Sam Amidon

5 favorite places in Vermont

the Northeast Kingdom / the Bread and Puppet Museum ...

Peter Kruder

you camp in the desert?
The Desert Sessions - Volume 9 & 10

Heidi Happy

you take a bubble bath?
Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night

Mediengruppe Telekommander

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

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite personal victories

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

Justine D

5 favorite magazines

I loathe magazines.

AM


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

Max Romeo

first record you remember
Bobby Day - Rockin' Robin

Lucky Luke

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Primal Scream - Come Together

Good Shoes

you ride a bicycle?
The Long Blondes - Giddy Stratospheres

Yellowman

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

Pilooski

your party anthem
Diana Ross & The Supremes - He's My Sunny Boy

The Phantom Band

perfect anthem for Glasgow
Uncle John & Whitelock - Maryhill

DJ Nu-Mark

a song that reminds your friends of you
Jurassic 5 - Swing Set

Bush Tetras

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
REO Speedwagon

Simone White

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Simone White - Worm Was Wood

Dillon

you drive a car late at night?
D.A.F. - Alle Gegen Alle

Pearly Gates

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

None.

Irvine Welsh

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You

The Hidden Cameras

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Nummern

The Project Club

you eat a cucumber?
Liam Lynch - United States Of Whatever

Bill Adler

best Def Jam record ever
Public Enemy - Bring The Noise

Olafur Arnalds

first record you bought
2Pac - Greatest Hits

Metronomy

a song that reminds you of school
Ash - 1977

Hacienda

your party anthem
Booker T. & The M.G.’s - Hip Hug-Her

Kelli Ali

you walk in the rain?
Max Richter - The Blue Notebooks

Tiga

you drive a car late at night?
Patrick Cowley

The Ones

first record you remember
The Blues Busters - Shame And Scandal

Constance Amiot

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Gustav Mahler - 5th symphony (Adagietto)

Jacques Renault

No. 4
Edgar Winter - Above And Beyond

Frank Black

get these three pets:

a persian cat (They are beautiful, exotic and ...

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
John Carpenter - Assault On Precinct 13

José James

you ride a bicycle?

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

Psychic Ills

you wash your hair?
The Pretty Things - Grass

Cosmo Vitelli

best concert you ever attended

Can’t remember, sorry. Not so much into ...

Rainer Trüby

best soundtrack ever
Johnny Pate - Shaft In Africa

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite cities

New York City / San Francisco / Vancouver / Austin / Nashville

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite records
Banda Black Rio - Greatest Hits

Lloyd Cole

perfect anthem for Glasgow
Orange Juice - Poor Old Soul

Justus Köhncke

your sunday morning song

Sonntagmorgens keinesfalls Musik. Ausser ich bin noch wach.

Munk

you fall asleep?
Schönberg - Moses und Aaron

Glen Johnson

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Ticket To Ride

Sumner Brothers

you drive a car late at night?
The Streets - Everything Is Borrowed

Kissogram

your party anthem
Poni Hoax - Images Of Sigrid

Lopazz

you are on a football field?

Der Ball ist rund. Das Spiel dauert 90 ...

Explosions In The Sky

you meet your parents?
Faith No More - Epic

Headless Heroes

you wash your hair?
The Godfathers - Birth School Work Death

Kathy Zimmer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys - Caroline, No

Like A Stuntman

you sit in the subway?
Patrick O'Hearn - Acadia

Suzanne Vega

a song that reminds you of school
Curtis Mayfield - Superfly

John Foxx

you run naked through a cornfield?
Virginia Astley

Kris Menace

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

Dego

you drive a car late at night?
Kimoko Kasai - Butterfly

Chateau Flight

first record you remember
Oum Kalsoum

Black Angels

first record you bought
The Doors - The Doors

Interpol

you sit in a plane?
J Dilla - Geek Down

Fiona Daniel

you sit by a camp fire?
Johnny Cash

Hot Chip

you sit in a plane?

Al: I’m really afraid of flying, so ...

Kissey Asplund

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - I Want You

Tiago

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Magnetic Fields - Take Ecstasy With Me

Chrome Hoof

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

The Diaphanoids

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Velvet Underground

Kasper Bjorke

your party anthem
Tom Tom Club - Genius Of Love

Kool Keith

you watch porn?
Love Unlimited Orchestra - Walking In The Rain (With Th...

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Alternative TV - Action Time Vision

Pyrolator

5 favorite records
Ida - Heart Like A River

Lanoiraude

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

Gnod

a record you fell in love to
Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now

Jesh

No. 10
The Muffs - Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow

Max Essa

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Jan Akkerman & Kaz Lux - Tranquilizer

Kurt Maloo

you sit in a plane?

Meine Playlists, die ich für die Swiss ...

Rod Thomas

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Air - All I Need

The Earlies

start to learn these three things:

banjo / smoke signals / tantric masturbation.

Chromeo

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Zapp - More Bounce To The Ounce

Unconventional Science

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

Barbara Carlotti

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Zombies - Time Of The Season

Jimmy Edgar

perfect anthem for Detroit
Model 500 - Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)

Wolf People

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dungen - Ta Det Lugnt

Dennis Bovell

you work in the garden?
Dennis Brown - Little Green Apples

Morningwood

you ride a bicycle?
The Music Machine - Talk Talk

Ilya Santana

perfect anthem for Las Palmas

A cosmic disco party on the beach of ...

Saint Etienne

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beach Boys - All I Wanna Do

Anne Clark

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
9West - Feel The Buzz

Rich Medina

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - I Put A Spell On You

Cosmo

5 favorite animals

Monkeys / Dogs / Cats / Giraffes / Gorillas

Howling Bells

best concert you ever attended
Portishead

Howlin' Rain

your party anthem
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.

The Invisible

you fall asleep?
Jimi Hendrix - Castles Made Of Sand

Charles Webster

you go to a club?
Romanthony - Hold On

Tal Weiss

best soundtrack ever
Benoit Charest - The Triplets Of Belleville

Miss Platnum

you walk the cat walk?
Mystikal - Shake Ya Ass

Doe Paoro

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

Trevor Jackson

you relax on a beach?
Horace Andy

Sven Väth

first record you remember
Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock

Jakob der Lügner

you drive a car late at night?
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man

Afrika Bambaataa

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

Bodies Of Water

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Long Long Long

Rocko Schamoni

where was your first flat?

Kampstrasse 6. Hab ich seit 1986. Hab ich ...

Xiu Xiu

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

crime / prostition / drugs

Cornelius

you take a bubble bath?
Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy

Wally Badarou

a song that reminds you of school

A song from pre-Zaïre Congo, which I ...

Neon Heights

you play a game of chess?
Herb Alpert - Rise

Studio

best concert you ever attended
Iron Maiden

Kid Koala

you sit in a plane?
Kevin Renick - Up In The Air

Mugwump

you take a bubble bath?
Curtis Mayfield - Superfly

Johnossi

favorite place to shag?

J: In my bed. Or... let’s say ...

Ian Pooley

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Linda Lewis

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

Glimpse

5 favorite magazines

Wired / White Dwarf / Heat / Men Only  / Butt Magazine

James Yorkston

best concert you ever attended
Alien Sex Fiend

Ben Watt

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner

Barn Owl

first record you remember
Ace Of Base

Beppe Loda

you feel like 1982?
Conrad Schnitzler - Auf dem Schwarzen Kanal

VV Brown

you ride a bicycle?
Emilie Simon - Desert

Chuck D

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Jimi Hendrix

Efterklang

first record you remember
Kim Larsen - Værsgo

Nocturnes

your boozed up anthem
Grizzly Bear - Marla

Spinto Band

the song to be played at your funeral
Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Karolina Stenstöm

what should one eat when in the city?

Falafel

Whirlwind Heat

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

Shitdisco

you drive a car late at night?
Bodyrox - Yeah Yeah

A Mountain Of One

a song you wish you'd written yourself
T. Rex - Cosmic Dancer

Candi Staton

your ultimate heartbreak song
Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite things that make you sexy

mein Smoking und meine Schlafanzüge.

Van She

5 favorite books

Frank Owen: «Clubland: The Fabulous Rise and Murderous ...

2raumwohnung

take these three books along:

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

Hatcham Social

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

Richard Hawley

5 favorite human inventions

guitar / record player / studios / beer / ciggies

Dennis Kane

your sunday morning song

I am usually crawling into bed Sunday AM ...

Motor City Drum Ensemble

perfect anthem for Cologne
Justus Köhncke - 2 After 909

Brothers Of End

you fall asleep?
The Rolling Stones - Worried About You

Slove

you make love?
DJ Hell - The Angst Pt. 1

Aaron Wright

your party anthem
The Stone Roses - Love Spreads

Peter Broderick

record you were looking for the longest
Tarentel

Lhasa

your boozed up anthem
La Mala Rodriguez - Tengo Un Trato

James Pants

first record you remember
Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 - Crystal Illusions

Gwyneth Herbert

you wake up?
Psapp - Hi

Shine 2009

you make love?
Odyssey - Who

Bobbito Garcia

you sit in a plane?

Headphones sound shitty on planes, too noisy and ...

Yacht

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

Thieves Like Us

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - Disintegration

James Murphy

you prepare for an important date?
Buzzcocks - Why Can't I Touch It?

Justice

5 favorite TV shows

We don’t have any time to watch ...

Tom Vek

you ride a bicycle?
The Belleville Rendez-vous soundrack

Adonis

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

Charlotte Hatherley

you drive a car late at night?
Fu Manchu - King Of The Road

Woolfy

best soundtrack ever

Any porn soundtrack from the 70's. What ...

Trentemoller

you relax on a beach?
Sade

Anna Kashfi

a song that reminds you of school
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Hong Kong Garden

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite records
Public Image Limited - Metal Box

Kon & Amir

you run from the cops?
N.W.A. - Fuck Tha Police

Azari & III

you are on psychedelic drugs?

S: I jump right into the shower and ...

Dave Clarke

you sit in a plane?
The Damned - Machine Gun Etiquette

Ilija Rudman

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

Drugstore

a song to seduce you
Drugstore - I Wanna Love You Like A Man

Headman

your party anthem
808 State - Cubik

Sandi Thom

you go to a soundsystem?
AC/DC - Back In Black

Melanie C

5 favorite moments in time

playing Wembley Stadium / first solo number 1 / starting ...

Senor Coconut

you relax on a beach?
Merzbow

Defari

first record you remember
Billy Paul - Me & Mrs. Jones

Morgan Geist

you feel like 1982?

Half of my record collection.

Erobique

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

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite books

the Bible / Lord Of The Rings / 1984 (...sorry ...

Everything Everything

you prepare a candle light dinner?
R. Kelly - Sex In The Kitchen

David Rodigan

No. 17
Super Cat - Vineyard Party

Fujiya & Miyagi

your ultimate heartbreak song
Arthur Russell - A Little Lost

Nedry

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Postal Service - Sleeping In

Al McKay

you take a bubble bath?
Fourplay

Mario Basanov & Vidis

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

US3

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

James Holden

first record you remember
The Beach Boys

Bosque Brown

your ultimate heartbreak song
Low - Will The Night

Terence Bernardo

best soundtrack ever
Jon Brion - Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

Holger Czukay

you fall asleep?

Da donnere einfach so weg.

Alex Smoke

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Delirious

DJ Nature

your guilty pleasure song
Kenny Rogers - Ruby

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite bands you know personally

Alabama 3 / Quincy Jones / The Blockheads / Talking Heads ...

Cypress Hill

best concert you ever attended
Parliament; Funkadelic; Bootsy Collins; Rick James

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Normal - Warm Leatherette

Living Things

No. 2
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Social Disco Club

No. 9
Dondolo - Dragon (Shit Robot’s Firebreathing Mix)

Kid Loco

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

Emma Tricca

you jog?

I don’t jog.

John Klemmer

your liberation anthem
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

DJ Hell

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

DJ Vadim

perfect anthem for St. Petersburg
Dizzee Rascal - Fix Up, Look Sharp

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

first record you remember
Johnny Cash - I Walk The Line

Zwicker

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive

David Pajo

take these three books along:

Dan Brown: «The Da Vinci Code» / D. Andrew ...

Steve Mason

the song to be played at your funeral
Dean Parrish - I'm On My Way

Woodpigeon

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

Max Tundra

you go fishing?
Peter Hope & Richard H Kirk - Leather Hands

Duke Special

your guilty pleasure song
Boney M. - Rivers Of Babylon

El-P

first record you bought
John Williams - The Star Wars Theme Tune

Dwele

perfect anthem for Detroit
William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got

Polly Scattergood

start to learn these three things:

how to be alone / how to cook / how ...

Prince Language

you are in a depressive mood?
Tindersticks

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Speedy J - A Shocking Hobby

Dollboy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bruce Springsteen - Wreck On The Highway

Tony Carrasco

the song to be played at your funeral

Too many too mention.

Still Going

a record you fell in love to

E: Gotta wait for the movie to come ...

We Are Wolves

invite these three persons for a weekend:

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

Air

perfect anthem for Paris
Grace Jones - La Vie En Rose

The Battle Of Land And Sea

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

Oneida

you prepare for an important date?
AC/DC

Mavis Staples

perfect anthem for Chicago
R. Kelly - Steppin' Into Heaven

Mystery Jets

you fall asleep?
P.J. Harvey - Horses In My Dreams

Richard Norris

5 favorite magazines

Tape Op / Dali News / Promethea / Fortean Times / Viva ...

Riccio

favorite restaurant?

Eat super fresh tuna and superb white wine ...

Wolfmother

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Beatles - Helter Skelter

Lisbee Stainton

the song to be played at your funeral
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Chris Carrier

you sit in the subway?

Here is a good occasion to listen to ...

Bill Brewster

first record you bought
Benny Hill - Ernie The Fastest Milkman In The West

Syd Matters

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

Phil Mison

best concert you ever attended
Jon Lucien

Captain Sensible

learn these three songs by heart:
Gabriel Fauré - Clair De Lune

Soul Mekanik

you come home from the club?
Isolee - Brazil.com

No Age

you surf the internet?
Elvis Costello - Radio, Radio

Fan Death

best video clip you ever saw
C + C Music Factory - Things That Make You Go Hmmmm

Mirror Mirror

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2U

Boozoo Bajou

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Uncle Tupelo - Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down

Bloc Party

you go to a club?
Mudhoney - Suck You Dry

Final Fantasy

you play lego?
Björk - Debut

Round Table Knights

you are on the tour bus?
Snoop Dogg - Gin And Juice

Gossip

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

Andreya Triana

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Bad

Valery Gore

you wake up?
Elbow - Jesus Is A Rochdale Girl

Windsurf

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Rhythm & Sound

Erol Alkan

you fall asleep?
Al Green - Love And Happiness

!!!

you feel like 1982?
Depeche Mode - Leave In Silence (Extended Mix)

Horse Meat Disco

invite these three persons for a weekend:

No-one! Seeing anyone knowing that they would have ...

Faust

you meet your parents?
Luis Mariano

Morpheus

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City

Annie

you fall asleep?
Broadcast - Come On Let's Go

Papst & Abstinenzler

you come home from the club?
Hal Frazier - After Closing Time

Jazzanova

you sit in the subway?
The Super Sisters

Newton Faulkner

No. 2
Kings Of Leon - Because Of The Times

These New Puritans

you go fishing?

I haven’t been fishing for a long ...

Joakim

you ride a bicycle?

I don’t ride bicycles.

Karl Bartos

perfect anthem for Düsseldorf
Kraftwerk - Das Model

KT Tunstall

your sunday morning song
Bob Marley - One Cup Of Coffee

Ed Harcourt

you sit in the subway?
Ben Folds Five - Underground

Treefight For Sunlight

your sunday morning song
Paul McCartney - Junk

Anni Rossi

5 favorite books

Francesco Scavullo: «Scavullo Women» / John Barrett: «Wimbledon: The ...

Gilles Peterson

you sit in a plane?
UFO - United Future Airlines

Beverley Knight

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

Jay Jay Johanson

you make love?
Jarvis Cocker

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite cartoon characters

Alice in Wonderland / Patrick from «Spongebob Squarepants» / The ...

John Daly

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Captain Beefheart / Pharoah Sanders / Dan Aykroyd

Wooden Shjips

you need to get work done?
Les Rallizes Denudes

A Guy Called Gerald

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

Circlesquare

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Santo & Johnny - Sleep Walk

Rumer

best concert you ever attended

I don't really go to concerts. I ...

Kathryn Williams

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Kinks - Autumn Almanac

Jill Jones

you make love?
Radiohead - Go Slowly

Bill Callahan

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

Wall-E

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

Lail Arad

you come home from the club?

Then it's time for silence.

A Touch Of Class

you destroy a hotel room?
Black Flag - Nervous Breakdown

Matthew Herbert

get these three pets:

a blue whale / a killer whale / a humpback ...

The Soulsavers

you take a bubble bath?
Outkast - The Love Below

Alva Noto

you take part in a peace rally?
Pete Seeger - We Shall Overcome

Vashti Bunyan

take these three CDs/records with you:
Lambchop - Nixon

Future Beat Alliance

perfect anthem for Sheffield
LFO - LFO

Holy Ghost!

you take a bubble bath?
David Axelrod - A Dream

In Flagranti

you cook?

Reggae has a good vibe for cooking.

Quiet Village

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Godsy

Skull Defekts

get these three pets:

Shark / Owl / My friends Jerome & Mattias’ cat Misan

Dan Michaelson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks

Mooner


Top 10 Cosmic LPs of all time

Ray Mang

you make breakfast?
Willie Bobo - Spanish Grease

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Der aktuelle Top Hit aus den Grossraumdiscos.

Bomb The Bass

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Nobody Beats The Biz

Michael Mayer

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
James Blunt - You're Beautiful

DJ Touché


Top 10 Video Nasties that are worth seeing

Colder

No. 7
Durutti Column - Sketch For Summer

Odawas

best concert you ever attended
Jack Rose

Tracey Thorn

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Marissa Nadler

you relax on a beach?

I rarely go to the beach. I have ...

Sarah Jaffe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Harry Nilsson - Without You

Mark Archer

first record you remember
The Ventures - Let There Be Drums

Dollskabeat

5 favorite movies

«A Clockwork Orange» by Stanley Kubrick / «Blue Velvet ...

Kool & The Gang

you cook?

For instance scrambled eggs? Usually I listen to ...

Radio 4

the song to be played at your funeral

That’s too depressing.

M.A.N.D.Y.

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

The Morning Benders

a record you fell in love to
The Beatles - You're Gonna Lose That Girl

Wordsworth

a record you fell in love to
R. Kelly - 12 Play (LP)

Audie Darling


Nashville

Jesper Dahlbäck

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Fläsk Privat». An underground porn movie from ...

Little Dragon

best concert you ever attended
Zawinul Syndicate

Alan Oldham

No. 5
Anything by Ashley Wood

Luke Haines

5 favorite bands you know personally

Gene Vincent & the Bluecaps / Dave Dee, Dozy Beaky ...

Pastor

you walk through a dark forest?
Michael Bolton - Can I Touch You... There?

Large Professor

5 favorite rap tunes
D.J. Chuck Chillout - Hip Hop On Wax-Volume 1

Shawn Lee

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

Fabrizio Mammarella

the song to be played at your funeral
New York Citi Peech Boys - Life Is Something Special

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you are on the tour bus?

Have you actually listened to the music we ...

Bottin

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Rydeen

David Holmes

you are on a football field?

The one of the coach on the sideline.

Ian Hart

your boozed up anthem
Tom Jones - What's New Pussycat?

Orishas

you sit in a plane?
50 Cent; Dr. Dre

Theo Parrish

you play ping-pong?
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Computer Game

New Young Pony Club

you are in a depressive mood?
Sufjan Stevens

Penguin Prison

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Marius Circus

the song to be played at your funeral
Imagination - Point Of No Return

Ada

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

Hugh Herrera

a song that reminds your friends of you
Ernest Saint Laurent - Surf Club

Seelenluft

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Bucketheads - These Sounds Fall Into My Mind

Telephones

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Holger Czukay - Cool In The Pool

Lindstrom

you work in the garden?
Joan Baez - Diamonds And Rust

Bronnt Industries Kapital

first record you remember
The Tornados - Telstar

Osborne

you are love sick?
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

Panico

take these three CDs/records with you:
Max Roach - M´Boom

Mouse On Mars

the song to be played at your funeral
The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man

The Chap

5 favorite records
Oval - 94 Diskont

Electric 6

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

J Rawls

best Marley Marl track
Craig G - Droppin’ Science

Pink Skull

best concert you ever attended
Iron Maiden

Mark Richardson

you take a bubble bath?
Motley Crue - Smokin' In The Boys Room

Magic Mike

your ultimate heartbreak song
James Ingram - Just Once

Phenomenal Handclap Band

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

Anja Schneider

first record you remember
Sergei Prokofjev - Peter und der Wolf

My Morning Jacket

you take a bubble bath?
Prince - Cream

Black Devil Disco Club

you jog?

In my dreams, listening to the anthem from ...

Bit-tuner

take these three games along:

Super Mario Kart / Sim City / Fifa Soccer

Gary Numan

first record you remember
Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues

Alela Diane

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay

Kinski

first record you remember
Elton John - Crocodile Rock

Marcus Bonfanti

your sunday morning song
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Up Above My Head

Cazals

your party anthem
Ike & Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite things about LA

Mexican Food / Weather / The Dodgers / Grifith Observitory / Tar ...

Empire Of The Sun

you drive a car late at night?
Prince - Controversy

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Aaron Copland - Billy The Kid

Leon Ware

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Hey Jude

Tindersticks

your ultimate heartbreak song
John Barry - Midnight Cowboy Theme

Leroy Burgess

first record you remember
Johnny Mathis

Alexandra Hope

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

Lovefingers

you stay in bed?
Joyce & Nelson Angelo - Nelson Angelo Y Joyce

Andy Gill

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Paul Weller

Scout Niblett

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand

Kevin Saunderson

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

On Belle Isle. It’s an island in ...

Datarock

you drive a car late at night?
Hüsker Dü

Padded Cell

you fall asleep?
The Orb - Okie Dokie It's The Orb

Mugison

5 favorite things to be afraid of

cars / airplanes / whenever people are in groups - that ...

Jacob Golden

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

N.A.S.A.

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bomb The Bass - Beat Dis

Jimi Jamison

best concert you ever attended
Yes

The Golden Filter

you drive into the country?
The Carpenters - We’ve Only Just Begun

Meret Becker

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beatles - Michelle

Toby Tobias

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

Ricardo Villalobos

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Whitehouse

best David Bowie song

I was a Marc Bolan kid, remember?

Todd Terje

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Double - Woman Of The World

Matmos

you drive into the country?
John Fahey - America

Zohra

5 favorite books

just one : Haruki Murakami: «Kafka on the shore».

Daniel Wang

a record you fell in love to
Steven Hall - Boy With Some Grey In His Hair

Baikonour

your sunday morning song
The Skatalites - Coconut Rock

Birdy Nam Nam

you camp in the desert?
The Doors - The End

Mungolian Jetset

you prepare for an important date?
Frank Sinatra - I've Got You Under My Skin

Ruede Hagelstein

you make love?
Theophilus London - Hey Wonderful

Manuel Tur

a song that reminds you of school
Die Vogelhochzeit

Lotte Kestner

a song that reminds you of school
Tori Amos - Winter

Chris Coco

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

Prefuse 73

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Bing Ji Ling

first record you remember
Simon & Garfunkel - The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin...

Coldplay

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Jackpot

you paint your apartment?
Jesus And the Mary Chain - B Sides

Sibrydion

perfect anthem for Cardiff
Andy Williams - Can't Take My Eyes Off You

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Then I play drums, ukulele & sing through a ...

Coyote

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Going Underground

Ralphi Rosario

perfect anthem for Chicago
Debbie Jacobs - Don't You Want My Love

Clare & The Reasons

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Yma Sumac - Taki Rari

Sons And Daughters

you drive a car late at night?
Deerhoof - My Diamond Car Star

Devendra Banhart

you make love?
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Boom Bip

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

Renegade Soundwave

your ultimate heartbreak song
Iggy Pop - Turn Blue

Nicky Siano

you drive a car late at night?
Anita Baker

Broken Social Scene

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

Trans Am

you work in the garden?

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

Fingerpicked

No. 3
Clock Opera - Let Go The Lifeboats (Moshi Moshi, 2011)

Love Inks

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bob Dylan - Knockin On Heaven's Door

Simple Kid

you are in a depressive mood?
Karen Dalton - Something On Your Mind

Lucky Soul

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

King Britt

you cook?
Ivana Santilli - Golden Sea

Higamos Hogamos

you are love sick?
Bobb Trimble - Harvest Of Dreams

Mark E.

you sit in a plane?
2 Bad Mice - Bombscare

DJ Mehdi

a song that reminds you of school
Gang Starr - No More Mr. Nice Guy (LP)

Fanfarlo

your ultimate heartbreak song
Le Mans - Buenos Días, Corazón

Little Jackie

you drive a car late at night?
Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man

Molly Wagger

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Brian Eno - An Ending (Ascent)

The Loose Salute

first record you remember
The Carpenters - Top Of The World

Hannah Scott

best concert you ever attended
Ben Folds

Wooden Birds

first record you remember
«It's A Small World»

We Are Scientists

5 favorite months

September / October / November / April / May

Bettye Lavette

a song that reminds you of school
The Miracles - Way Over There

Invisible Conga People

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

Port O'Brien

you go to a club?
Lady Gaga - Bad Romance

Swahili Blonde

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
The Stranglers - Dead Loss Angeles

Chikinki

a song that reminds you of school
The Simpsons - Do The Bartman

The Priscillas

take these three DVDs along:

H: «Shaun Of the Dead» by Edgar Wright ...

Jonathan Wilson

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
War - Four Cornered Room

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite instruments

Klavier, Cello, Querflöte, Stimme, Nyckelharfe.

Ora Cogan

you come home from the club?
Prince Buster - Is Life Worth Living

Matthew Dear

take these three tools with you:

Guitar Tuner / Guitar / Guitar string cutter

Mechanical Bride

you take a bubble bath?
Claude Debussy - Clair De Lune

The Bees

you take a bubble bath?
Booka Shade - In White Rooms

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite personal tragedies

Not sure how these can be «favourite», but ...

Jesse Lenat

you sit in the subway?
Jesse Lenat - Heal

Ame

you come home from the club?

Kann ich keine Musik mehr hören.

Race Horses

record you were looking for the longest
The Turtles - Battle Of The Bands

Michael Reinboth

you cook?
Sun Ra - Lanquidity

Lydia Lunch

you feel like 1980?
The Stooges - 1969

Julia Franck

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Davon ausgehend, dass meine Kinder mit auf dieser ...

Karl Culley

your ultimate heartbreak song
KD Lang - Haint It Funny

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

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

Howe Gelb

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Comes With A Smile / Bomb / Tracks

Oyvind Morken

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - We Are The Robots

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Plastic Bertrand - Ca Plane Pour Moi

Monday Michiru

you sit in the subway?

I like to keep my wits about me ...

The Revenge

record you were looking for the longest
Unfinished Business - Out Of My Hands (Love's Taken Ove...

Luke Solomon

you come home from the club?
The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite drinks

gin n’ juice / funky cold medina / water / blood ...

White Hinterland

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Julia

Gemma Ray

you come home from the club?
Dennis Wilson - River Song

C. Gibbs

a record you fell in love to
Tom Waits - Coney Island Baby
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Finger Magazine

Issue 6

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

News

Chromatics: Kill For Love

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

Most recent Interviews

Hannah Cohen

your party anthem
ESG - A South Bronx Story

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Doe Paoro

a song you would use as a ring-tone
1995 Chicago Bulls theme song

+more

Valery Gore

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

+more

Sarah Jaffe

best concert you ever attended
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