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Howe Gelb

has an approach to music which is collaborative and he has recorded with a number of side projects. The most successful venture is Giant Sand with whom he recorded 24 albums since 1985. But also as a solo musician the Tuscon-based singer/songwriter is very productive and released 19 long players so far.

If you were stranded on a deserted island you would...
take these three books along:

Mitch Cullin: «Tideland» / «Return To Tideland» / «Escape From Tideland»

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

3 copies of it.

take these three DVDs along:

Lost (the 1st season) / Lost (the 2nd season) / Don’t Look Back

take these three games along:

Texas Hold Em / Tahoe Hold Em / Omaha

start to learn these three things:

How to build a violin and bow from scratch / how to play a violin without lessons or intonation / how to get the most heat out of your violin being properly placed in the fire

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Comes With A Smile / Bomb / Tracks

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

Not missing a thing.

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Rainer / Pappy / Thelonious Monk

take these three tools with you:

right eyebrow / left eyebrow / slightly crinkled beard

Lovefingers

a record you fell in love to
Chapterhouse - Whirlpool

The Ones

the song to be played at your funeral
Sylvester - How Great Thou Art

Casual

you prepare for an important date?
Jay-Z

Peter Kruder

you relax on a beach?
Rokia Traore - Tchamantche

Dwele

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

Duke Special

perfect anthem for Belfast
Van Morrison - Coney Island

Alela Diane

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Faust

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Faust

Tom Vek

5 favorite records
Lamb - Fear Of Fours

Micah P. Hinson

a song that reminds you of school
The Toadies - Backslider

Kathryn Williams

you sit in a plane?
Joni Mitchell - Carey

KT Tunstall

you destroy a hotel room?
The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

Cornelius

you make love?
Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Love Missile F1-11

Beppe Loda

you fall asleep?
Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound Of Silence

Bodies Of Water

record you were looking for the longest
The Swan Silvertones - Love Lifted Me/My Rock

GusGus

you drive a car late at night?
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Zohra

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Aphex Twin - Come To Daddy

Prefuse 73

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Nas

Dan Michaelson

best concert you ever attended
Beck

Fabrizio Mammarella

record you were looking for the longest
Arpadys - Arpadys

Rumer

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

Richard Hawley

5 favorite cities

Sheffield, my home. I like lots of other ...

Howling Bells

you sit in the subway?
Broadcast - Black Cat

Drugstore

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

Minus 8

you take a bubble bath?
Lalo Schifrin - Jaws

The Invisible

5 favorite instruments

bass clarinet / DX7 / Hohner telecaster / zither / MPC

Alva Noto

you are on a football field?
Mr. Oizo - Flat Beat

Lone Wolf

your liberation anthem
Arcade Fire - Wake Up

The Soulsavers

you drive a car late at night?
Sigur Rós - ()

Alex Smoke

you are love sick?
Khonnor - Handwriting

Peter, Bjorn & John

you sit in the subway?
Moondog - Avenue Of The Americas

Cosmin TRG

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

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite street corner?

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

Ora Cogan

you sit in the subway?
Erase Errata - Tax Dollar

Rocko Schamoni

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

Müllmann

The Priscillas

best soundtrack ever
Franco Godi - Signor Rossi Soundtrack

Mark Richardson

you rob a bank?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Terence Bernardo

first record you remember
Fleetwood Mac - Tusk

Beverley Knight

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

Marc Romboy

first record you bought
Wum - Ich Wünsch Mir Ne Kleine Miezekatze

Tindersticks

your boozed up anthem
Tubeaway Army - Replicas

Spinto Band

your ultimate heartbreak song
Skip James - Devil Got My Woman

Comanechi

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
The Coachwhips - Bangers vs. Fuckers

Lindstrom

you play a game of chess?
Chess OST

Slove

you feel like 1982?
Taxi-Girl - Mannequin

Kaos

your boozed up anthem
Grauzone - Eisbär

Birdy Nam Nam

you are stoned?
Cypress Hill - I Wanna Get High

Kinski

first record you bought
Cheap Trick - Live at Budokan

Chromeo

No. 8
Midnight Star - Curious

Kissey Asplund

you wake up?
Blu & Exile - Dancing In The Rain

Nick Chacona

best soundtrack ever
Rockers

Gossip

you work in the garden?
Kitty Wells - It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels

My Bee's Garden

a song to seduce you
The Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You

Irvine Welsh

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

DJ Nature

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

C. Gibbs

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky); TLC - No...

Bomb The Bass

a record you fell in love to
The Buzzocks - Ever Fallen In Love (With Somebody You S...

Cajun Dance Party

best concert you ever attended
Daniel Johnston

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things to be afraid of

spiders / heights / flying / hospitals / dentists

Metronomy

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Azari & III

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tesla Boy - Neon Love

Sondre Lerche

you play a game of chess?
Marcos Valle

Circlesquare

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

Malachai

you drive a car late at night?
Nick Drake

Tahiti 80

you sit in the subway?
The Fatima Mansions - Only Losers Take The Bus

Tal Weiss

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine

Kalabrese

a record you fell in love to
U2 - With Or Without You

Everything Everything

you make love?
Pump Tha Flava - Do You Bay

Like A Stuntman

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Delia Derbyshire - The Wizards Laboratory

Bush Tetras

first record you bought
The Supremes - Love Child

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite authors

Louis de Dernieres / Joan Brady / Herbert Whone / Greg ...

Wordsworth

your ultimate heartbreak song
Donell Jones - Where I Wanna Be

Renegade Soundwave

a song that reminds you of school
Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

Interpol

you sit in a plane?
J Dilla - Geek Down

Linda Lewis

first record you remember
Henry Hall & His Orchestra - The Teddy Bear's Picnic

Gravenhurst

you walk through a dark forest?
Whitehouse

Bettye Lavette

your party anthem
T Baby - Whit It Baby

Round Table Knights

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

Air

a song you would use as a ring-tone
La Marseillaise

Colder

No. 3
Coil - Teenage Lightning

Peter Broderick

first record you remember
Nirvana - Nevermind

Mechanical Bride

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Björk - Hidden Place

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite books

Shel Silverstein: «Where The Sidewalk Ends» / William Shakespeare ...

Electric 6

you sit in the subway?
Nancy Sinatra - You Only Live Twice

Munk

you cook?

Ich kann nicht kochen.

George Duke

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

Oyvind Morken

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

I live in Norway, when its finally summer ...

Bottin

you drive a car late at night?
Digable Planets - Nickel Bags

Panico

learn these three songs by heart:
The Cure - Play For Today

The Bangles

you wake up?
Dusty Springfield - Just A Little Lovin'

Beautiful Swimmers

you destroy a hotel room?
Void - Who Are You?

M.A.N.D.Y.

you sit in a plane?
New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

Bronnt Industries Kapital

your party anthem
Goblin - Un Ragazzo D'Argento

Daddy-O

you prepare for an important date?
Mystikal - Beware

Studio

you are in a depressive mood?
Smog - Bathysphere

Dominique Leone

a record you fell in love to
Ibrahim Ferrer - Buena Vista Social Club Presents

Olafur Arnalds

your boozed up anthem

I hate anthems. When I’m drunk I ...

Matthew Herbert

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

Bob Power

first record you bought
The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Ed Harcourt

you stay in bed?
Jane's Addiction - Three Days

Apiento

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Talking Heads - (Nothing But) Flowers

The Earlies

take these three games along:

Jenga / Operation / Buckaroo

Marius Circus

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

Bobbito Garcia

you read a book?

I can’t hear music when I read ...

Matmos

you work in the garden?
The Kinks - Are The Village Green Preservation Society

Stephan Remmler

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

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Stars Of The Lid - Requiem For Dying Mothers, Part 1 & ...

Jacques Renault

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

Bloc Party

you relax on a beach?
Alfie - People

Ratatat

you relax on a beach?
Herb Alpert - A Taste Of Honey (LP)

Oneida

you play a game of chess?

Haven’t played chess in 10 years and ...

David Rodigan

No. 7
Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop

Ingrid Olava

which song fits the city the best?

So many. I find the sound of a ...

The Loose Salute

the song to be played at your funeral
Wilco - On And On And On

Candi Staton

you make love?
Otis Redding - Try A Little Tenderness

Horace Andy

No. 10
Peter Tosh - Fight Apartheid

Miss Platnum

you smuggle diamonds?
Shirley Bassey - Diamonds Are Forever

Radio 4

a record you fell in love to
Skunk - Hots On 4 Suzy

Marit Bergman

your boozed up anthem
Betty Harris - There's A Break In The Road

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite records
The Doors - Waiting For The Sun

Orishas

you meet your parents?
NG La Banda

Anja Schneider

first record you remember
Sergei Prokofjev - Peter und der Wolf

Prince Language

start to learn these three things:

How to play piano properly, especially things by ...

Melanie C

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

Woolfy

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bad Company - Bad Company

CALLmeKAT

favorite street?

I guess it depends on the day too ...

Mugison

5 favorite animals

Humans / Monkeys – used to have one when I ...

Stefan Goldmann

you walk the cat walk?

Das wählt der DJ Hell für ...

Joakim

you sit in the subway?
impLOG - Holland Tunnel Dive

The Phantom Band

first record you remember
Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues

Race Horses

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Gnod

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bryan Adams - Everything I Do (I Do It For You)

Wolfmother

you surf the internet?
Lionel Richie - Hello

Modeselektor

5 favorite human inventions

das Handy / das Klo / das Geld / das Flugzeug ...

Kon & Amir

you sit in a plane?
Oleta Adams - Get Here

Yoav

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

Broken Social Scene

first record you bought
Triumph - Rock n' Roll Machine

Paul Frick

you prepare a candle light dinner?
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Nils Frahm

you go to a club?
Arthur Russell - Arm Around You

King Britt

first record you bought
AC/DC - Back In Black

Rod Thomas

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

Robin Saville

you go to a club?
Van Halen - Jump

Dinky

5 favorite remixes
Guillaume & The Coutu Dumonts - Saperlipopette (Matt Jo...

Lotte Kestner

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Idaho - To Be The One

Magic Arm

you feel like 2000?
Aaliyah - Try Again

Dillon

you ride a bicycle?
Beirut - Port Of Call

A Mountain Of One

your ultimate heartbreak song
Spiritualized - Broken Heart

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite clothes

mein Smoking und meine Schlafanzüge.

Jonathan Wilson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Guinnevere

Morgan Geist

you drive a car late at night?

NYC – take the train. But night driving is ...

Lo Fat Orchestra

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

Chromatics

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dolly Parton - Me And Little Andy

Ewan Pearson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Happy Mondays - Wrote For Luck

Sibrydion

first record you remember
The Beatles

Holger Czukay

you sit in the subway?

Ich hasse Musik in der U-Bahn.

Lopazz

you go to a club?
Alex Cortex - Inward CTRL

The Bees

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Stereolab - Moodles

Polly Scattergood

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

people / stories / life

Syd Matters

you take a bubble bath?
Staind - It's Been A While

Travis

you are love sick?
Teenage Fanclub - Your Love Is The Place I Come From

Mungolian Jetset

your party anthem
Nuyorican Soul - It’s Alright (I Feel It!)

Alter Ego

your sunday morning song
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Over And Over Again (Lost An...

Mr Scruff

you wake up?
Joyce Williams - The First Thing I Do In The Morning

Sóley

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

Horse Meat Disco

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

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

Tiga

you pretend to be married?
Van Morrison - Sweet Thing

Skull Defekts

start to learn these three things:

surviving / not missing things at home / that space ...

Chikinki

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lerner/Loewe - If Ever I Should Leave You

Max Romeo

best song by Lee Perry
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Small Axe

Charles Webster

you sit in the subway?
Rickie Lee Jones - The Magazine

Heavy

you make love?

I don’t listen to music when making ...

Editors

you are on a football field?
Doves - Pounding

Boozoo Bajou

No. 7
Rhythm & Sound - With The Artists

Bing Ji Ling

a song that reminds you of school
Cole Porter - Anything Goes

Psychic Ills

you work in the garden?
Sunny Murray - Suns Of Africa

Wooden Birds

best concert you ever attended
Ride

Holy Ghost!

you sit in a plane?
Six Finger Satellite - Race Against Space

Fan Death

your ultimate heartbreak song
Prince - Strange Relationship

Bebel Gilberto

first record you bought
Donna Summer - Last Dance

Lucky Luke

first record you remember
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Moving Units

you relax on a beach?

Foam bubbles.

Future Beat Alliance

record you were looking for the longest
X Marks The Pedwalk - Solitude

Ben Watt

you wake up?
Sufjan Stevens - Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highl...

Tridact

you sit in a plane?
Michael Rother - Sterntaler

DJ Touché

No. 1

«Cannibal Holocaust» (Ruggero Deodato, 1979). Of all the ...

Emma Tricca

you feel like 1982?
Elton John - Candle In The Wind

Zwicker

you run from the cops?
Johnny Cash - Delia's Gone

Smudo

you ride a bicycle?

Welches Fahrrad ? Es wurde mir leider geklaut.

No Age

you stay in bed?
Hüsker Dü - Divide And Conquer

Baikonour

first record you bought
David Bowie - Let's Dance

A Touch Of Class

perfect anthem for New York
LCD Soundsystem - Losing My Edge

Brian Jackson

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

Richard Norris

5 favorite cities

London / New York / Los Angeles / Barcelona / Merida

Headless Heroes

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
DJ Shadow - What Does Your Soul Look Like (Parts 1-4)

Nicky Siano

first record you bought

Probably a Montivani album to test my sound ...

Rebelski

you fall asleep?
Elbow - Asleep In The Back

Soul Mekanik

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
R. Dean Taylor - There's A Ghost In My House

Doe Paoro

a song to seduce you
Mario – Braid My Hair

Papst & Abstinenzler

you destroy a hotel room?
Link Wray - Rumble

Ralphi Rosario

a record you fell in love to
Deniece Williams - Silly

Telephones

you fall asleep?
Suicide - Dream Baby Dream

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
That Dog - Totally Crushed Out

Kasper Bjorke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Cure - Plainsong

Xiu Xiu

take these three CDs/records with you:

a complete box set of islamic music / a ...

Gary Lucas

a record you fell in love to
Richard & Linda Thompson - Wall Of Death

Marcus Bonfanti

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

Tim Mälzer

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

Kneipen und Restaurants / Supermärkte / den HSV

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite personal belongings

Urei 1620 / Klipsch Speakers / Record collection / Yoga Mat ...

Al McKay

you fall asleep?
Very Best of Japanese Music

Steve Mason

first record you remember
The Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You

My Morning Jacket

you take a bubble bath?
Prince - Cream

Jakob der Lügner

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

Jackpot

you go to a soundsystem?

Any track by my Jackpot partner Erik Wikstr ...

Raul Midon

5 favorite drinks

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

Theo Parrish

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

Memory Band

you sit in a plane?
The Soulful Strings - Burning Spear

David Morales

you feel like 1982?
George Kranz - Din Daa Daa

Odawas

first record you remember
«Les Miserables» Soundtrack

DJ Mehdi

you relax on a beach?
The 5th Dimension - Let The Sunshine In

The Revenge

your boozed up anthem
Phoenix - If I Ever Feel Better

Andy Gill

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

Rich Medina

you take a bubble bath?

That’s for girls.

Dave Clarke

you relax on a beach?
The Whitest Boy Alive

Max Tundra

a song that reminds your friends of you
Frank Zappa - Echidna's Arf (Of You)

Howe Gelb

start to learn these three things:

How to build a violin and bow from ...

Saint Etienne

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Barry - Cutty Sark

Sharon van Etten

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jackie DeShannon - Needles & Pins

Fujiya & Miyagi

your party anthem
Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno

Karl Bartos

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Justine D

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

Hannah Cohen

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

Jazzanova

record you were looking for the longest

Ich komme irgendwann an alles ran...

Trevor Jackson

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

Mavis Staples

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

Erobique

you make love?

Nix. Ich habs auch schon erfolglos mit Marvin ...

Barn Owl

your boozed up anthem
Neil Young - Mellow My Mind

Tiago

you sit in a plane?
John Lee Hooker - One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

Barbara Carlotti

perfect anthem for Paris
John Cale - Paris 1919

Constance Amiot

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone

Seether

you wake up?
The Doors - Break On Through (To The Other Side)

Unconventional Science

a record you fell in love to
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots

Tony Carrasco

5 favorite clubs

Studio 54 (New York). The best club in ...

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith

Kelli Ali

you sit in a plane?
Ennio Morricone

Chris Carrier

5 favorite drinks

Beer, one of my favourites is called «chouffe ...

Johnossi

which song fits the city the best?
Lasse Berghagen - Stockholm i mitt hjärta

James Pants

your party anthem
The Normal - Warm Leatherette

VV Brown

you ride a bicycle?
Emilie Simon - Desert

Lanoiraude

5 favorite magazines

Finger Mag. Of course! / Vibrations. One of the ...

Angel Deradoorian

your ultimate heartbreak song
Otis Redding - I've Got Dreams To Remember

Loane

record you were looking for the longest

Mine!

Jimi Jamison

perfect anthem for Mississippi
Elvis Presley - An American Trilogy

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

first record you bought
Huey Lewis & The News - Sports

Max Essa

you are love sick?
Julee Cruise - Falling

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Claude Debussy - Pavane Pour Une Princesse Morte

Chelonis R. Jones

you take a bubble bath?
The Fatback Band - Feel My Soul

Bit-tuner

start to learn these three things:

Segelboot fahren / Schnaps brennen / neue Gemüsearten z ...

Datarock

you fall asleep?
DJ Shadow - Midnight In A Perfect World

Justice

5 favorite instruments

Rickenbacker 4001 Bass / Gretsch Drums / Roland Juno 106 ...

Parlour

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

Turzi

your party anthem
The Maxx - Techno Time

Eagles Of Death Metal

you prepare for an important date?

First of all I have three greek boys ...

Marissa Nadler

a record you fell in love to
Tom Waits

Good Shoes

you wake up?

I don’t listen to a particular song ...

Audie Darling

which person from the city you like the most?

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

Sandro Perri

you stay in bed?
Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information

John Daly

take these three games along:

I don’t care much for games.

Little Dragon

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - When Did You Stop Loving Me

White Denim

you take a bubble bath?
Arthur Russell - World Of Echo

These New Puritans

you go fishing?

I haven’t been fishing for a long ...

Gilles Peterson

you ride a bicycle?
Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Gwyneth Herbert

you drive a car late at night?
Tom Waits - Grapefruit Moon

Riccio

favorite restaurant?

Eat super fresh tuna and superb white wine ...

The Morning Benders

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

John Klemmer

a record you fell in love to

No record ever «made me fall in love ...

Justus Köhncke

a song that reminds you of school
Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)

N.A.S.A.

the song to be played at your funeral
Yazoo - Don't Go

Brennan Green

you sit in the subway?
Tortoise - Ten-Day Interval

Heidi Happy

you destroy a hotel room?

Aber, aber, Heidi verwüstet doch kein Hotelzimmer!

Molly Wagger

you stay in bed?
The Beta Band - Dry The Rain

Sons And Daughters

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Six Organs Of Admittance - Close To The Sky

!!!

perfect anthem for New York
Lou Reed - Perfect Day

Blow Monkeys

first record you bought
T. Rex - Debora

Fanfarlo

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Red House Painters - Katy Song

Simone White

a song that reminds your friends of you
Simone White - The Beep Beep Song

Heidi

you drive a car late at night?
Spiritualized

Mélissa Laveaux

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

Penguin Prison

record you were looking for the longest
Operation Ivy

Camille

you sit in the subway?
Jacques Brel

Pastor

best concert you ever attended
Daft Punk

James Yorkston

first record you bought

«20 Rock 'n' Roll Greatest Hits». Featuring Bill ...

Kid Loco

you wake up?
KRS One - I Can't Wake Up

Simple Kid

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Status Quo - Down Down

Mouse On Mars

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

Mark E.

you go to a club?

Some Grime that the taxi driver’s playing.

Moonboots

perfect anthem for Manchester
The Stone Roses - Waterfall

Trusme

your party anthem
Spanish Harlem Orchestra - La Banda (Fruitmeat / Rope A...

Dynamite Deluxe

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Lhasa

a record you fell in love to
Radiohead - In Rainbows

Dennis Bovell

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing

Kurt Maloo

you jog?
De-Phazz - Death By Chocolate

Tha 4orce

you wake up?
Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes - Wake Up Everybody

Sebastien Tellier

your boozed up anthem
Duran Duran - A View To A Kill

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you come home from the club?
John Cage - 4:33

Jean-Michel Jarre

the song to be played at your funeral
Marilyn Manson

Grizzly Bear

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Peter Bjorn & John - Young Folks

Neon Heights

you are in the sauna?
The Rappin Reverend Dr. C. Dexter Wise III - I Ain't In...

ESG

you go fishing?
Queen - Another One Bites The Dust

Kissogram

your party anthem
Poni Hoax - Images Of Sigrid

Nedry

the song to be played at your funeral

I dont care, I'll be dead.

Thievery Corporation

you sit in the subway?
Frank Sinatra - They Can't Take That Away From Me

Lloyd Cole

your party anthem
Chic - Everybody Dance

Bjorn Torske

you cook?
Snakefinger's Vestal Virgins - Night of Desirable Objec...

Leo Zero

your sunday morning song
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - My Head Is My Only...

Ada

take these three CDs/records with you:
3 Fragezeichen und der Superpapagei

Fingerpicked

No. 11
Nils Frahm - Familiar (Erased Tapes, 2011)

We Are Scientists

5 favorite cities

San Francisco, CA / Berkeley, CA / New York, NY ...

Michael Reinboth

you camp in the desert?
Can

Caribou

your sunday morning song

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

Million Stylez

favorite sports team?

Stockholm 08 (Basketball)

Division Of Laura Lee

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - You Sure Love To Ball

Pepe Bradock

a song that reminds you of school
Herbie Hancock - Watermelon Man

Coldplay

first record you remember
a-ha - Hunting High And Low

Hatcham Social

your party anthem
Nirvana - Drain You

José James

you work in the garden?
Chopin

Final Fantasy

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Burt Bacharach

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite books

J.D. Salinger: «Catcher In The Rye» / John ...

Dennis Kane

you drive a car late at night?
Willie Nelson - Are You Sure

Vetiver

first record you remember
Popeye: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

DJ Nu-Mark

first record you bought
U.T.F.O. - Roxanne Roxanne

Phenomenal Handclap Band

perfect anthem for New York
People's Choice - Do It Any Way You Wanna

Sven Väth

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yesterday

Howlin' Rain

you sit in the subway?
Harry Nilsson

Woodpigeon

5 favorite records
Elliott Smith - XO

Coyote

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
JJ Cale - Cocaine

US3

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Valentine Brothers - Money’s Too Tight To Mention

Little Jackie

you prepare for an important date?
Color Me Badd - I Wanna Sex You Up

Franz Nicolay

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Joe Henry - Our Song

Magic Mike

a song that reminds you of school
Cybotron - Clear

Glimpse

you come home from the club?
Rhythm & Sound

Young Knives

first record you remember
Shakin' Stephens - Green Door

Stratus

perfect song to end a party with
Gil Scott-Heron - It's Your World

Matthew Dear

a record you fell in love to
Brian Eno - 1/2

Boom Bip

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Michael Andrews - Donnie Darko Soundtrack

David Holmes

you sit in a plane?
Roy Montgomery - Temple V (LP)

Defari

your ultimate heartbreak song
Michael Jackson - She's Out Of My Life

Suzanne Vega

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Whitehouse

best soundtrack ever
Cannibal Holocaust

Social Disco Club

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

Jay Jay Johanson

you come home from the club?
Portishead - Dummy

The Shortwave Set

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dirty Pretty Things - Deadwood

Belle & Sebastian

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bobby Hebb - Sunny

Manuel Tur

your sunday morning song
Róisín Murphy - Sow Into You

Newton Faulkner

No. 8
Thomas Leeb - Riddle

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

a song you wish you'd written yourself

I have never had this sort of desire ...

Bill Adler

your ultimate heartbreak song
John Coltrane - Alabama

Ray Mang

you feel like 1982?
Dinosaur L - Go Bang

Leon Ware

best video clip you ever saw
Leon Ware - Why I Came To California

Alexander Robotnick

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

Andreya Triana

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Bad

Wall-E

you run naked through a cornfield?
David Axelrod - Warning Talk (Part I )

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you are love sick?

Habe keinen, jedenfalls nicht momentan.

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?

I do just a little bit of spiked ...

Luke Solomon

you relax on a beach?
10cc - Dreadlock Holiday

The Good Natured

take these three DVDs along:

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

A Guy Called Gerald

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder

New Young Pony Club

you ride a bicycle?

Don’t do bikes after horrific bike meets ...

Jimmy Edgar

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Thrill Kill Kult - My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult

Efterklang

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

Natalie Tusia Beridze


Tbilisi
I was born and raised in Tbilisi ...

Wooden Shjips

you need to get work done?
Les Rallizes Denudes

El-P

you relax on a beach?

Doesn't happen.

Afrika Bambaataa

a record you fell in love to
DJ Rogers - Say You Love Me

Kool Keith

perfect anthem for New York
Maze feat Frankie Beverly - Before I Let Go

Peanut Butter Wolf

you sit in the subway?
De La Soul - 3 Feet High And Rising

Devendra Banhart

you ride a bicycle?
Diane Cluck

Ame

you take a bubble bath?
Fleetwood Mac - Albatross

Ruede Hagelstein

you make love?
Theophilus London - Hey Wonderful

Explosions In The Sky

you prepare for an important date?
The Radio Dept. - Sleeping In

Cosmo Vitelli

best song by Serge Gainsbourg
Serge Gainsbourg - L'hotel Particulier

Joan As Police Woman

you drive a car late at night?
Nas - Get Down

Chris Coco

you ride a bicycle?
Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Apache Beat

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Philip Glass - Knee Play #5

We Are Wolves

get these three pets:

Chica, my dog / the crow from the movie ...

Dego

you sit in a plane?
Funk D'Void - Technoir

Yuck

you drive a car late at night?
Pixies - I Bleed

DJ Vadim

your liberation anthem
Bob Marley - War

Erol Alkan

you fall asleep?
Al Green - Love And Happiness

Zambri

you make love?
Tricky - Overcome

Michael Mayer

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

Minotaur Shock

you run naked through a cornfield?
NEU! - Hallogallo

Dollskabeat

5 favorite personal belongings

a Gemini necklace my Granny gave me / the ...

Brothers Of End

you need to get work done?
Frank Black - Thalassocracy

Glass Candy

first record you bought
Bryan Adams - Reckless

Emmy The Great

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

Hacienda

the song to be played at your funeral
Kreisler - Liebesleid

Tanya Stephens

you relax on a beach?
Uncle Cracker - Follow Me

Empire Of The Sun

you sit in a plane?
Daft Punk - Something About Us

Junior Boys

a record you fell in love to

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

Love Inks

perfect song to end a party with
Dr. John - Night Tripper

Gemma Ray

5 favorite cities

Barcelona / London / Helsinki / Berghausen / Bath / Kidwelly

Al Kent

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

Higamos Hogamos

you make love?
K-9 Corp - Dog Talk

Omar

your liberation anthem
The South African national anthem

Lucky Soul

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

Shawn Lee

a record you fell in love to
Eg White

Kool & The Gang

you sit in a plane?
The Temptations - Beauty Is Only Skin Deep

Bill Callahan

first record you remember
Popeye and Brutus Sing Sea Shanties

Brasstronaut

you go fishing?
Kings Of Convenience - 24-25

AM

No. 9
Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon

The Diaphanoids

you are on a football field?
Beastie Boys

Quiet Village

you stay in bed?
Bobby Womack - The Poet

Treefight For Sunlight

best concert you ever attended
Dirty Projectors

David Pajo

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

Caron Wheeler

record you were looking for the longest
David Sancious featuring Alex Ligertwood - Ever The Sam...

Adonis

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kool & The Gang - Summer Madness

Aaron Wright

first record you bought
Bon Jovi - These Days

Monday Michiru

a song that reminds you of school
Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata

First Aid Kit

you prepare for an important date?
Karen Dalton - When A Man Loves A Woman

Sarah Jaffe

record you were looking for the longest
Harry Nilsson - The Point

Jacob Golden

your party anthem
ABBA - Dancing Queen

The Fray

you take a bubble bath?
Shania Twain - Man! I Feel Like A Woman!

Hannah Scott

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jamie O'Neal - All By Myself

Luca C & Brigante

you wake up?
Burt Bacharach - Are You There (With Another Girl)

Todd Terje

record you were looking for the longest
Marta Acuna - Dance Dance Dance

James Holden

a song that reminds you of school

We had a tape of the Paul Oakenfoald ...

Tim Sweeney

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Automatic

Julia Franck

get these three pets:

Soll das heissen, ich lebe dort in einem ...

DJ Cherrystones

you make love?
Big Black - Songs About Fucking

Still Going

your boozed up anthem

E & L: Too drunk to remember.

Bill Brewster

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Helio Matheus - Mais Kriola

Tracey Thorn

a song that reminds your friends of you
Rufus Wainwright

Pink Skull

a record you fell in love to
Roxy Music - Avalon

Mugwump

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

Shakespeares Sister

you come home from the club?
Dusty Springfield - Spooky

Frank Black

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

good espresso – oh god, what is life without ...

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you are on a football field?

Flo: Da bin ich traumatisiert. Ich höre ...

Jesse Lenat

you make love?
Michael Hedges - Aerial Boundaries

Motor City Drum Ensemble

first record you bought
The Awakening - Mirage

Chris & Cosey

your ultimate heartbreak song

Cosey: I don't have one in particular ...

Ost & Kjex

you camp in the desert?
Animal Collective - Moo Rah Rah Rain

Mark Archer

first record you bought
Gary Numan - Cars

Senor Coconut

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Johann Strauss - Blue Danube

The Golden Filter

you sit by a camp fire?
Arthur Brown - Fire

The Late Greats

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

Morpheus

you are in a depressive mood?
Joy Division - Atrocity Exhibition

Telepopmusik

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Telepopmusik - Genetic World

Sam Amidon

5 favorite instruments

banjo / banjo / banjo / banjo / banjo

Invisible Conga People

you stay in bed?
Tolerance - Pulse Static

Mooner

No. 8
Rah Band - The Crunch & Beyond

Thieves Like Us

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Classical Radio.

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite things about New York

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

The Miserable Rich

you go to a club?
Felix Da Housecat

Soul Clap

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Mariah Carey - Make It Happen

Wolf People

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Strawbs - Witchwood

Alexandra Hope

you paint your apartment?
Fever Ray - When I Grow Up

Dollboy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Cynical pop.

James Murphy

you destroy a hotel room?
Big Black - Songs About Fucking

Architecture In Helsinki

your sunday morning song
Sebastien Tellier - Elle

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Laurie Anderson - Big Science

J Rawls

5 favorite magazines

Waxpoetics / Scratch / Business Week / Keyboard / Remix

Dani Siciliano

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

Annie

you cook?
Nancy Sinatra - Kinky Love

Ian Hart

first record you remember
«The Hills Are Alive» from The Sound Of Music

Luke Haines

5 favorite things to be afraid of

I presume there is a problem in translation ...

Architeq

you come home from the club?
The Cimarons - Rock Against Racism

Plum

favorite band hailing from the city?

«Christ.». Written like that with the full stop ...

Midlake

best concert you ever attended
Michael Jackson

Alan Oldham

No. 4
«Strange Days»

Lydia Lunch

you drive a car late at night?
Morphine

Bosque Brown

perfect anthem for Denton
Centro-Matic - Too Much Downtime

Soft Rocks

you make breakfast?
Try To Find Me - Got To Get To My Baby

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite animals

cat / leopard / horse / tiger / liger! 

Chuck D

you fall asleep?

Gangster Rap

The Jackets

first record you remember

«Pop Graffiti»-compilation from my dad with hits ...

Ilya Santana

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Nightcrawlers - Push The Feeling On

Whomadewho

5 favorite drinks

Mojito / Caparina / Plain Vodka / Bloody Mary / Long Island ...

Nicole Willis

your party anthem
Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs - Wooly Bully

The Emperor Machine

you sit in the subway?
John Foxx - Underpass

Black Angels

you sit in the subway?
Spacemen 3

Au Revoir Simone

you drive a car late at night?
Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme

Lail Arad

you sit by a camp fire?
Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason To Stay Here

Captain Sensible

learn these three songs by heart:
Richard Harris - McArthur Park

Mirror Mirror

you sit in a plane?
Buddy Holly - Rave On

Morningwood

a song you wish you'd written yourself
«Ave Maria»

Shine 2009

you surf the internet?
Superstar & Star - I Like You I Like You. I Love You.

Whirlwind Heat

you watch girls go by?
Donovan - Wear Your Love Like Heaven

Lexx

you sit in a plane?
Depeche Mode - World In My Eyes

Kris Menace

first record you bought
Force Legato - System

Daniel Wang

your party anthem
Poussez - Don’t Stop, Keep Movin'

Trentemoller

you prepare for an important date?
The Cure - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me

Anna Kashfi

perfect anthem for Manchester
Happy Mondays - Kinky Afro

Yacht

No. 4
Hole - Live Through This

Chrome Hoof

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any song by Coldplay.

Meret Becker

first record you remember
The Beatles - Help!

Cazals

record you were looking for the longest
The Action - I'll Keep Holding On

White Hinterland

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Beyoncé - Crazy In Love

Karolina Stenstöm


Malmö

I’ve been living in Malmö for ...

Kid Koala

you feel like 1982?
Kid Koala - It's Like 1982 In Here! (Unreleased)

Trans Am

you sit in the subway?

I don’t really listen to a walkman ...

Chateau Flight

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Snap! - The Power

The Battle Of Land And Sea

the song to be played at your funeral

I have yet to write that song.

Seelenluft

a song that reminds you of school
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Clare & The Reasons

best soundtrack ever
«Hooray for Hollywood»

2raumwohnung

take these three tools with you:

Hammer / Säge / Schraubenzieher

Ronny & Renzo

you come home from the club?
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Dam Mast Qalandar (Massive Atta...

Ian Pooley

you are in a depressive mood?
The Verve - Gravity Grave

Windsurf

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks

The Rayographs

first record you bought
Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract

Headman

best soundtrack ever
The Life Aquatic

Kathy Zimmer

perfect anthem for New York
Kiss - New York Groove

Vashti Bunyan

start to learn these three things:

to play the piano / to dance / to be ...

John Foxx

you take a bubble bath?
Rubin Garcia - A Room Full Of Easels

Osborne

your party anthem
Prince - Erotic City

When Saints Go Machine

you are in the sauna?
Sade - Love Deluxe

Georg Levin

your sunday morning song
Donny Hathaway - Flying Easy

Jill Jones

you meet your parents?
Björk - Unravel

Defend Moscow

your sunday morning song
Phoenix - Consolation Prizes

Gary Numan

the song to be played at your funeral

Something I have yet to write. Something for ...

Ilija Rudman

best soundtrack ever
Rick James - Everywhere I Go

The Chap

5 favorite human inventions

TCP/IP / toilet roll / cake / cinema / beer

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica

Leroy Burgess

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Jesus Children Of America

Terry Lynn

favorite building?

Island Life Plaza Shopping Centre. Very abstract building ...

Cosmo

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Anything bad happening to my child / Heights – but ...

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
Nirvana - In Utero

Pearly Gates

best concert you ever attended
Tina Turner

Our Broken Garden

you take a bubble bath?
Chimes & Bells - Stand Still

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Hüsker Dü - Eight Miles High

Ricardo Villalobos

perfect anthem for Berlin
Winson - Wovon Lebt Eigentlich Peter?

Living Things

you feel like 1972?
Heart - Barracuda

Funkmasters

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

Valery Gore

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Ben Folds Five - Song For The Dumped

Van She

5 favorite books

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

The Hidden Cameras

the song to be played at your funeral
Leonard Cohen - Dance Me To The End Of Love

Mystery Jets

you relax on a beach?
Pink Floyd - A Pillow Of Winds

Wally Badarou

your sunday morning song

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

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition/Night On Bald Mo...

Jesh

No. 2
Oasis - Definitely Maybe

Droog

you ride a bicycle?
The Flaming Lips - Rainin' Babies

Rainer Trüby

first record you remember
Boney M. - By The Rivers Of Babylon

Black Devil Disco Club

you sit in the subway?

I compose music on the train’s tempo ...

Lisbee Stainton

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Damien Rice

In Flagranti

you run from the cops?

That’s too long ago, I was a ...

Pacifika

5 favorite instruments

the guitar / the singing bowl / the french horn ...

Art Brut

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Get Back

Large Professor

5 favorite instruments

Turntable / Drum Machine / Guitar / Vibraphone / Bass 

The Project Club

you take a bubble bath?
Model 500 - Starlight (Echospace Dub)

Erik Truffaz

No. 8
Bill Evans - You Must Believe In Spring

Glen Johnson

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

Pilooski

your ultimate heartbreak song
Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath

Shitdisco

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dinosaur - Kiss Me Again

Anne Clark

5 favorite things that make you sexy

Sexy people... of all kinds!

Scout Niblett

your boozed up anthem
Nirvana - Drain You

Ashley Beedle

you wake up?

None. My waking up is done in solitude.

Swahili Blonde

record you were looking for the longest
String Driven Thing - String Driven Thing

Hot Chip

you make love?
Sir Mix-a-Lot - Baby Got Back

Charlotte Hatherley

your ultimate heartbreak song
Harry Nilsson - Don't Forget Me

Kevin Saunderson

where was your first flat?

That was actually on Gratiot Avenue. It was ...

Morton Valence

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

Fiona Daniel

you meet your parents?
Antonio Vivaldi - Vier Jahreszeiten

Toby Tobias

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

Padded Cell

you take a bubble bath?
Kelley Polar - Love Songs Of The Hanging Gardens (LP)

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite magazines

Dwell / Domino / Nylon / Vogue / Rolling Stone

Port O'Brien

a song you would send over the ocean
Camera Obscura - French Navy

Kinky

you stay in bed?
My Bloody Valentine - Only Shallow

Phil Mison

best concert you ever attended
Jon Lucien

DJ Hell

you are love sick?
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

Fol Chen

you wake up?
X-Ray Spex - Oh Bondage! Up Yours!

DJ Kent

you go to a club?

Rub N Tug - aNYthing mix tape.

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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

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

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Doe Paoro

your party anthem
Robyn – Body Talk

+more

Valery Gore

you go to a club?
Lee Fields - Ladies

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Sarah Jaffe

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Too Short - Blow the Whistle

+more