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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

Mark Richardson

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

White Hinterland

first record you remember
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

Dwele

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

Robin Saville

you wake up?
Laurie Anderson - Sharkey's Day

Alex Smoke

you are love sick?
Khonnor - Handwriting

John Foxx

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

Metronomy

first record you remember
Simply Red

Trevor Jackson

you wake up?
Michael Jackson - Rock With You

Blow Monkeys

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

Yoav

first record you bought
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

DJ Mehdi

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

Grizzly Bear

you destroy a hotel room?
Vive La Fete

Windsurf

you are in a depressive mood?
Sun Ra - Lanquidity

Pacifika

5 favorite cities

Barcelona / Berlin / Montreal / London / Lima

Loane

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Phantogram - Eyelid Movies

Little Jackie

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Radiohead - Karma Police

Jesh

No. 4
The Beatles - White Album

Mr Scruff

you go to a club?
Mr Scruff & Quantic - It’s Dancing Time

Richard Norris

you sit in a plane?
The Byrds - Eight Miles High

Glimpse

5 favorite things to be afraid of

needles / the dentist / cotton wool / laptops crashing / being ...

Lydia Lunch

you paint your apartment?
Facemob

Marissa Nadler

record you were looking for the longest
Nina Simone - Saga Of Good Life & Hard Times

The Soulsavers

you destroy a hotel room?
AC/DC - Whole Lotta Rosie

Cypress Hill

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Busta Rhymes - It's A Party

Kelli Ali

you come home from the club?
Max Richter - Iconography

Rich Medina

first record you bought
Diana Ross - Love Hangover

Eagles Of Death Metal

you make love?
James Brown - The Payback (LP)

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite English words

baby / cunt / blue / money / right

Bill Adler

best Def Jam record ever
Public Enemy - Bring The Noise

Neon Heights

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

Kathryn Williams

you sit in a plane?
Joni Mitchell - Carey

Ratatat

you wake up?
Apollo 100 - Joy

AM

No. 5
Marcos Valle - Previsao Do Tempo

Minus 8

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ludwig van Beethoven - 9. Symphony, 4. Satz

Ralphi Rosario

record you were looking for the longest
Giorgio Moroder introducing Chris Bennett - Munich Mach...

Dinky

5 favorite human inventions

I can’t really live with any of ...

Kalabrese

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Justus Köhncke - Timecode (Lexx Edit)

The Project Club

you are in a depressive mood?
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

Linda Lewis

a song that reminds you of school
The Mamas & The Papas - Monday Monday

DJ Vadim

you sit in the subway?
Zion I - The Takeover

Chromeo

No. 6
Fleetwood Mac - Second Hand News

Wally Badarou

a record you fell in love to
Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower

Emma Tricca

your sunday morning song
The Lemonheads - The Outdoor Type

Hatcham Social

your party anthem
Nirvana - Drain You

Cosmo

5 favorite TV shows

The Office / I’m Alan Partridge / Fawlty Towers ...

Panico


Top 10 favourite albums of all time

King Britt

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

Syd Matters

you make love?
Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy

Johnossi

favorite sports team?

J&O: Djurgarden (soccer team)

Droog

you come home from the club?
Joy Division - Isolation

Charlotte Hatherley

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

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
The Microphones - The Glow, Pt. 2

2raumwohnung

take these three DVDs along:

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

Black Devil Disco Club

you drive a car late at night?

I never drove a car (too much of ...

DJ Kent

you run from the cops?
N.W.A.

Whitehouse

best David Bowie song

I was a Marc Bolan kid, remember?

Pepe Bradock

you take a bubble bath?
Billy Cobham - Heather

The Miserable Rich

you destroy a hotel room?
Rage Against The Machine

Senor Coconut

you are in a depressive mood?
Perez Prado

Ricardo Villalobos

first record you bought
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Sons And Daughters

you make breakfast?
Orange Juice - Blue Boy

Mélissa Laveaux

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

Gary Numan

first record you remember
Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues

Whomadewho

you make love?
Sigur Rós

Camille

you feel like 1982?
Dead Kennedys - Too Drunk To Fuck

Million Stylez

favorite street corner?

any corner where there are good vibes.

GusGus

you drive a car late at night?
Sonny Rollins

Heavy

you come home from the club?
Jimi Tenor - Paint The Stars

Soul Clap

a record you fell in love to
Prince - Hits & B Sides (Disc 2)

Wolf People

best concert you ever attended
Dungen

Thieves Like Us

you come home from the club?
Steven Halpern & Dallas Smith - Threshhold

Tanya Stephens

you ride a bicycle?
Johnny P - Bike Back

Telephones

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

Newton Faulkner

first record you bought
Pearl Jam- Ten

J Rawls

5 favorite personal belongings

celly / sidekick / laptop / iPod / records

Dave Clarke

you feel like 1982?
British Electric Foundation

Rocko Schamoni


Hamburg

Ich lebe seit 1986 in Hamburg. Das ...

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite band hailing from the city?

Kite

Erobique

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

Hacienda

a song that reminds you of school
The Who - Boris The Spider

The Chap

5 favorite instruments

piccolo snare / the bass / singing saw / organ (any ...

Shawn Lee

best concert you ever attended
Badly Drawn Boy

The Revenge

your boozed up anthem
Phoenix - If I Ever Feel Better

Shine 2009

you drive a car late at night?
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Barn Owl

a song that reminds your friends of you
Neil Young - Vampire Blues

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite instruments

Boombox / tears / Keytar / Nintendo / whales

Cazals

best concert you ever attended
The Rolling Stones

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
MC Shan - Marley Scratch

Travis

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

Irvine Welsh

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

Mystery Jets

you relax on a beach?
Bright Eyes - Soon You Will Be Leaving Your Man

The Rayographs

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Delia Derbyshire - Dr. Who Theme

Raul Midon

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Jay Jay Johanson

you ride a bicycle?
The Modern Jazz Quartet

Sam Amidon

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Lester Young Trio (Lester Young, Buddy Rich & Nat «...

First Aid Kit

you drive a car late at night?
Gary Numan - Cars

Apiento

record you were looking for the longest
Durutti Column - The Return of The Durutti Column

Funkmasters

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

Smudo

you make love?

Da höre ich selten Musik, da ich ...

US3

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

Bobbito Garcia

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t drive, I only ride my ...

Chikinki

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Coltrane - My Favorite Things

Air

your boozed up anthem
Run DMC & Aerosmith - Walk This Way

The Priscillas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Supergrass - Sun Hits The Sky

Lhasa

your party anthem
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive

Ben Watt

record you were looking for the longest
Dusty Springfield - Dusty In Memphis

Kris Menace

first record you remember
Imagination - Just An Illusion

Kon & Amir

you run naked through a cornfield?
House Of Pain - Fed Up

Mavis Staples

the song to be played at your funeral
«I'll Fly Away»

Lotte Kestner

best concert you ever attended

You know, I love the intimate ones. David ...

Jesse Lenat

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Iron Maiden - Run To The Hills

Alva Noto

you sit in a plane?
Richie Hawtin - Concept 1 96:CD

Architeq

you sit in a plane?
Arcade Lovers - Fantasy Lines

Wooden Shjips

you come home from the club?
Terry Riley - Persian Surgery Dervishes

Port O'Brien

you take a bubble bath?
Beyoncé - Halo

Boozoo Bajou

No. 1
Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks

Manuel Tur

first record you bought
Alex Gopher - Party People

Doe Paoro

your party anthem
Robyn – Body Talk

David Holmes

you are on a football field?

The one of the coach on the sideline.

Rebelski

first record you remember
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Marcus Bonfanti

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Martyn - May You Never

Nedry

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Anything by JLS.

Race Horses

you sit in a plane?
Grandaddy - He's Simple He's Dumb, He's The Pilot

Yacht

No. 6
The Vandals - Fear Of A Punk Planet

Cosmin TRG

you drive a car late at night?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Brasstronaut

you walk in the rain?
Islands - Volcanoes

Chelonis R. Jones

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

Bloc Party

you wake up?
The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice

James Pants

perfect song to end a party with
Frankie Avalon - Venus

Michael Mayer

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Supermayer - Two Of Us

Sarah Jaffe

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

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite records
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Howling Bells

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

Fanfarlo

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

Future Beat Alliance

perfect anthem for Sheffield
LFO - LFO

Jimi Jamison

perfect anthem for Mississippi
Elvis Presley - An American Trilogy

Unconventional Science

a song that reminds your friends of you
Led Zeppelin - Ramble On

Peter, Bjorn & John

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet

Datarock

you make love?

I’ll let her pick something...

Richard Hawley

5 favorite cities

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

Sandi Thom

you sit in a plane?
Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings

James Holden

your boozed up anthem
Queen - We Are The Champions

Luke Solomon

5 favorite bands you know personally

The Beloved / Imagination / Chikinki / Freaks / Home And Garden

The Fray

you prepare for an important date?
Frank Sinatra

Nocturnes

a song you would use as a ring-tone

What ever comes with my phone. Currently some ...

Jacques Renault

No. 5
Donovan - Jennifer Juniper

Kid Loco

you relax on a beach?
Kid Loco - Relaxin' With Cherry

Marius Circus

you go to a club?
Sylvester - Over And Over

Quiet Village

you stay in bed?
Bobby Womack - The Poet

Horse Meat Disco

take these three tools with you:

a hammer / a saw / a harpoon... self explanitary ...

Final Fantasy

your boozed up anthem

None, I never drink!

Ian Pooley

you sit in the subway?

Nothing.

Al Kent

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

Padded Cell

you cook?
Fujiya & Miyagi - Transparent Things (LP)

Leon Ware

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Isley Brothers - Got To Have You Back

Bill Callahan

a song that reminds you of school
Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music

Jesper Dahlbäck

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

Chuck D

you prepare for an important date?

Disco music before 1978.

Mirror Mirror

you are love sick?
Lindstrøm & Christabelle - Lovesick

Mouse On Mars

take these three games along:

Riesen Mikado / Monopoly / Traktor Quartett

Lopazz

you prepare for an important date?

Gehe ich in mich und lenke mich nicht ...

Pearly Gates

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

None.

Yuck

5 favorite records
Pixies - Doolittle

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Alan Vega - Saturn Strip

Coyote

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Here Comes The Sun

Justus Köhncke

record you were looking for the longest
Imagination - Changes (Larry Levan Mix)

Junior Boys

a song that reminds your friends of you
King Crimson

The Morning Benders

perfect anthem for Oakland

Some Hyphy shit I guess.

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
Bob Dylan - Ballad Of A Thin Man

Psychic Ills

you wash your hair?
The Pretty Things - Grass

Chateau Flight

a record you fell in love to
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - In A Sentimental Mood

Dego

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

Howlin' Rain

you feel like 1982?
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West

Holger Czukay

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Anfliegende Raketen.

Kool Keith

record you were looking for the longest
Rick James - Super Freak

Aaron Wright

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beatles - Martha My Dear

Valery Gore

you feel like 2000?
Greenday - Time Of Our Lives

Tim Sweeney

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Who - Heinz Baked Beans

Bosque Brown

first record you remember
The Flying Burrito Brothers - Burrito Deluxe

Kinski

first record you remember
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Round Table Knights

you walk the cat walk?
Holy Ghost! - Hold On

Mechanical Bride

best soundtrack ever
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

Lucky Luke

the song to be played at your funeral
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Lay Me Low

Holy Ghost!

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

Ost & Kjex

you sit in a plane?
Dr. John - Angola Anthem

Still Going

best soundtrack ever
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense

Electric 6

you sit in a plane?
Cat Power - Moon Pix

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite personal belongings

Um es mit dem Text von «Woman» (ein ...

Thievery Corporation

you make love?

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

Papst & Abstinenzler

you cook?
American Music Club - Johnny Mathis' Feet

Julia Franck

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

meine Freunde / die potentielle Möglichkeit ins Kino ...

Coldplay

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

Chromatics

the song to be played at your funeral
Grace Jones

Morton Valence

you make love?
Judas Priest - Breaking The Law

Bit-tuner

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

grosse Auswahl an Hochprozentigem und Drinks / Partys/Konzerte ...

Kid Koala

you sit by the river?
Louis Armstrong - Moon River

A Touch Of Class

first record you remember
The Beatles - Revolver

Stefan Goldmann

you walk the cat walk?

Das wählt der DJ Hell für ...

Daddy-O

perfect anthem for New York
Stetsasonic - Go Stetsa 1

Leo Zero

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Night Writers - Let The Music Use You

Trusme

a record you fell in love to
Coldplay - Parachutes

Ilya Santana

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour de France

Candi Staton

a song that reminds your friends of you
Cameo - Candy

Lloyd Cole

a song that reminds your friends of you

I don’t know.

Steve Mason

record you were looking for the longest
G.L.O.B.E. & Whiz Kid - Play That Beat Mr. DJ

Spinto Band

best soundtrack ever
Nino Rota - La Dolce Vita

Ruede Hagelstein

you run naked through a cornfield?
Laibach - Geburt einer Nation

Dominique Leone

your boozed up anthem
Barrett Strong - Money (That’s What I Want)

These New Puritans

you sit by the river?
Benjamin Britten

Cornelius

you wake up?
Merzbow

Anne Clark

you drive a car late at night?
Simple Minds - Theme For Great Cities

Gary Lucas

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

Lone Wolf

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Moonage Daydream

Max Romeo

you make love?
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin - Je t'aime... moi non p...

Andy Gill

a record you fell in love to
I-Roy - The First Cut Is The Deepest

Slove

you go to a club?
André Lodemann - Where Are You Now? (MFR Edit)

Boom Bip

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

Todd Terje

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

Alan Oldham


Comics that inspired me (in no particular order)

Comanechi

you need to get work done?
Lightning Bolt - Ride The Skies

Ashley Beedle

you sit in the subway?
Warriors Soundtrack

The Hidden Cameras

the song to be played at your funeral
Scott Walker - My Death

Luca C & Brigante

you play a game of chess?
The Normal - Warm Leatherette

Brennan Green

you come home from the club?

No music, because chances are, the DJ was ...

DJ Hell

you wake up?
The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

The Battle Of Land And Sea

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

Van She

5 favorite instruments

Telecaster / Leyland Bass / MS 20 / Prophet 5 / Drums

Jackpot

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

Xiu Xiu

start to learn these three things:

being nice / kung fu / playing piano

Meret Becker

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

Penguin Prison

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Billie Holiday - All Of Me

Shakespeares Sister

first record you remember
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

Polly Scattergood

take these three CDs/records with you:
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - I See The Darkness

Telepopmusik

perfect anthem for Paris
Chet Baker

Andreya Triana

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Happy Bithday

Ray Mang

you sit in a plane?
Ben Richardson - Sky Diver

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite English words

succulent / nigh / effluvia / smegma / rib

ESG

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

In Flagranti

you relax on a beach?

Whatever local music is happening.

Glass Candy

your party anthem
Justice

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you go fishing?

Never music when fishing. One has to be ...

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you paint your apartment?

Sollte ich wieder mal machen.

Monday Michiru

you sit in the subway?

I like to keep my wits about me ...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears - Toxic

The Good Natured

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

Seelenluft

first record you remember
Trio Eugster

A Mountain Of One

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Because

Sumner Brothers

you walk through a dark forest?
For He's A Jolly Good Fellow

Malachai

you walk through a dark forest?
The Wurzels - I Am A Cider Drinker

Bomb The Bass

your party anthem
Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam

Apache Beat

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I'm Only Sleeping

Mugwump

you sit in the subway?
The Black Dog

The Late Greats

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Jill Jones

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

Plum

favorite sports team?

Dunno.

Love Inks

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

John Klemmer

you paint your apartment?

I hire people to paint etc. So I ...

Matmos

start to learn these three things:

Agriculture / Witchcraft / Carpentry

Gwyneth Herbert

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

Ed Harcourt

you need to get work done?
Steve Reich - Six Pianos

Devendra Banhart

you take a bubble bath?
CocoRosie - La Maison de Mon Reve (LP)

Sven Väth

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York

Fiona Daniel

you sit by a camp fire?
Nick Cave

Kaos

you wake up?
Can - Future Days

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you run naked through a cornfield?

Flo: Wenns mal so weit ist, dann kann ...

Colder

No. 10
Vincent Gallo - Laura

Luke Haines

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Howe Gelb

take these three DVDs along:

Lost (the 1st season) / Lost (the 2nd season ...

Tridact

you sit by a camp fire?
Sergio Mendes - After Sunrise

Shitdisco

the song to be played at your funeral
Shitdisco - Disco Blood

Cosmo Vitelli

learn these three songs by heart:
The Beach Boys - Til I Die

Nicole Willis

take these three books along:

Chinua Achebe: «A Man Of The People» / one ...

Wooden Birds

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

Toby Tobias

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

Lail Arad

you are love sick?

Then I find it very hard to listen ...

Odawas

best concert you ever attended
Dominique Leone

Tal Weiss

a record you fell in love to
Love - Forever Changes

My Morning Jacket

you take a bubble bath?
Prince - Cream

Bing Ji Ling

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lucio Battisti - To Feel In Love

Munk

you drive a car late at night?

Al Jaazyra.

John Daly

take these three books along:

Samuel Beckett: «Collected Short Plays». Pure genius. Refined ...

Kinky

5 favorite human inventions

the microphone / the speaker / canned food / the telescope ...

DJ Nature

a song that reminds your friends of you
B.B.C.S. & A - Rock Shock

Duke Special

perfect anthem for Belfast
Van Morrison - Coney Island

Woodpigeon

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Bat For Lashes - What's A Girl To Do

Motor City Drum Ensemble

your boozed up anthem

Sobald ich auflege eigentlich jede Platte.

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
The Beatles - Abbey Road

Social Disco Club

No. 3
Alice Smith - Love Endeavor (Maurice Fulton Remix)

Belle & Sebastian

you jog?

Don't listen to music. I like to ...

Pilooski

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Lefte Banke - Dark Is The Bark

Rumer

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

Trentemoller

you wake up?
Brian Eno - Thursday Afternoon

Tracey Thorn

a record you fell in love to
John Martyn - Solid Air

Jazzanova

you are on the tour bus?
Veronika Fischer - Hey, Wir Fahrn Mit Dem Zug

Wolfmother

you surf the internet?
Lionel Richie - Hello

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you cook?
Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou - Ethiopiques Vol. 21

Chrome Hoof

first record you remember
Arthur Brown - Fire

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a record you fell in love to

It would be an almost endless list. since ...

Gnod

a song that reminds your friends of you
Def Leppard - Rocket

Beverley Knight

you play ping-pong?
The Chemical Brothers - Hey Boy Hey Girl

Treefight For Sunlight

record you were looking for the longest

iTunes pretty much ruled that one out.

Audie Darling

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

I think the reason why many people move ...

Ame

you wake up?
Vincent Gallo - When

Phil Mison

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

Max Tundra

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Coldplay - Yellow

Chris Coco

you go to a club?
Joe Smooth - Promised Land

Parlour

a record you fell in love to
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Guinnevere

!!!

you sit in a plane?
David Bowie - Heroes

Lucky Soul

you ride a bicycle?
Pavement - Range Life

Omar

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Lo Fat Orchestra

first record you bought
Pet Shop Boys - Suburbia

Prefuse 73

you take a bubble bath?
Nina Simone

Ada

5 favorite clothes

Bademantel / Bikini / Sandalen / Jogginghose / grünes Kleid

Angel Deradoorian

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - Twilight

Wordsworth

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t have one.

Minotaur Shock

you jog?
Phoenix - It's Never Been Like That

Jakob der Lügner

you destroy a hotel room?
Tinguely, dä Chnächt - s'Obsessivä Manifescht

The Emperor Machine

you are in a depressive mood?
Donald Fagen - New Frontier

Chris & Cosey

a song that reminds you of school
The Monkees - I'm A Believer

DJ Nu-Mark

your sunday morning song
George Gershwin - Summertime

Tom Vek

you meet your parents?
Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

Magic Mike

a song that reminds you of school
Cybotron - Clear

Sharon van Etten

you paint your apartment?
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song that reminds you of school
Daft Punk - Homework

The Earlies

get these three pets:

my two dogs Aisha and Marnie, and some ...

Fol Chen

you come home from the club?
Kool Keith - After The Club

Jimmy Edgar

your boozed up anthem
Prince - Erotic City

Faust

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

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song that reminds you of school
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze

Heidi Happy

you make breakfast?
Johann Sebastian Bach

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

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

Terence Bernardo

your sunday morning song
Philip Glass - Solo Piano

C. Gibbs

a song that reminds your friends of you
Neil Young

El-P

your boozed up anthem
SA Smash - Smash TV

Studio

first record you bought
Aerosmith - Permanent Vacation

Soft Rocks

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

Au Revoir Simone

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

No Age

you drive into the country?
Abe Vigoda - Don't Lie

Terry Lynn

favorite building?

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

Alela Diane

a record you fell in love to
Neil Young - After The Gold Rush

Oyvind Morken

your party anthem
Sharon Bailey - Cosmic Dust

Alter Ego

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

Tony Carrasco

best concert you ever attended

Prince’s seven day concerts in Milan Italy ...

Kissey Asplund

you stay in bed?
Kero One - In All The Wrong Places

Alexandra Hope

you go to a club?
The Seeds - Can't Seem To Make You Mine

N.A.S.A.

you come home from the club?
War - Low Rider

DJ Touché

No. 2

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

Orishas

you come home from the club?

I always come home drunk. So when my ...

Olafur Arnalds

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Max Richter - Horizon Variations

Bush Tetras

you are in a depressive mood?
Tindersticks

Cortney Tidwell

No. 1
The Rollings Stones - Exile On Main Street

Melanie C

5 favorite moments in time

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

Lexx

you destroy a hotel room?
Queens Of The Stone Age - Monsters In The Parasol

Anja Schneider

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Snoop Dog - Drop It Like It's Hot

Dollboy

your party anthem
The Rah Band - The Crunch

José James

you ride a bicycle?

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

Seether

you go to a club?
Kanye West - Gold Digger

Mungolian Jetset

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Chris De Burgh - The Lady In Red

Dennis Kane

your sunday morning song

I am usually crawling into bed Sunday AM ...

Osborne

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Steely Dan - Peg

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Verve - Love Is Noise

Daniel Wang

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Kraftwerk - The Model

Zwicker

you come home from the club?
Flying Lotus - Tea Leaf Dancers

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song that reminds you of school
Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The Show

Architecture In Helsinki

your boozed up anthem
Glass Candy - Rolling Down The Hills

The Diaphanoids

you come home from the club?
David Holmes

Michael Reinboth

you walk through a dark forest?
Ton Steine Scherben - Macht Kaputt, Was Euch Kaputt Mac...

Gemma Ray

you stay in bed?
Van Morrison - T.B. Sheets

Joakim

you are in a depressive mood?
Scott Walker - It's Raining Today

The Jackets

best concert you ever attended

Huuu there too many... but one of the ...

Paul Frick

you sit by the river?
Horror Inc. - Dans La Nuit

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith

Sandro Perri

you jog?
Miles Davis - On The Corner

Peter Broderick

a song that reminds your friends of you

Hmmm, you'd have to ask my friends ...

Al McKay

you fall asleep?
Very Best of Japanese Music

The Phantom Band

first record you remember
Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues

Pyrolator

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Suicide - Ghost Rider

Soul Mekanik

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour De France

Hannah Scott

your guilty pleasure song
Lady Gaga - Poker Face

Defari

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Henderson - Be My Girl

Bjorn Torske

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Plastikman - Musik

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite personal victories

still making music / not loosing my marbles / rising ...

Tim Mälzer

a song that reminds your friends of you
Blur - Song 2

Annie

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

Theo Parrish

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Bad Brains - Rock For Light

James Yorkston

your sunday morning song
Oumou Sangare

Sebastien Tellier

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Discovery

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Siriusmo

Ilija Rudman

first record you remember
Engelbert Humperdinck - Spanish Eyes

Kool & The Gang

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Wow this is psycho logic, is this comedy ...

Ora Cogan

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

Renegade Soundwave

your ultimate heartbreak song
Iggy Pop - Turn Blue

David Rodigan

No. 4
Phyllis Dillon - Don’t Stay Away

A Guy Called Gerald

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang

Horace Andy

No. 3
Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack

Nils Frahm

you ride a bicycle?
David Darling - Dark Wood

Morgan Geist

you sit in a plane?
Cloud One - Atmosphere Strut

Everything Everything

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Coldplay - Parachutes

Beppe Loda

you go fishing?
Widespread Panic - Fishing

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite human inventions

Lever / Wheel / Block & Tackle / Inclined Plane & Wedge / Screw

White Denim

you relax on a beach?
Milt Jackson - Misterioso

Emmy The Great

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t get depressed by depressing music ...

Afrika Bambaataa

you drive a car late at night?
The Supremes

Lovefingers

you want to disturb your neighbours?
My Bloody Valentine

Kissogram

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

The Bees

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

Empire Of The Sun

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.

Yellowman

perfect anthem for Kingston
Bob Marley - War

Casual

you sit in the subway?
Nas - NY State Of Mind

Stephan Remmler

a song you wish you'd written yourself
White Christmas

Azari & III

you run naked through a cornfield?
Björk - Declare Independance

Barbara Carlotti

you drive into the country?
General Elektriks - Raid The Radio

Drugstore

best concert you ever attended

Flaming Lips at Sheperds Bush Empire. I stood ...

Saint Etienne

you fall asleep?
John Fahey - Summer Cat By My Door

Franz Nicolay

best soundtrack ever
Mystic Knights Of The Oingo Boingo - Forbidden Zone

Simple Kid

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Of...

Editors

you feel like 1992?
Cast - Sandstorm

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Maurice Ravel - Rhapsodie Espagnole

Stratus

you take a bubble bath?
Structures Sonores Lasry-Baschet - Manége

Rainer Trüby

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is

Ian Hart

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

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite sayings

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

Beautiful Swimmers

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Van Halen - Runnin' With The Devil

DJ Cherrystones

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Aphrodite's Child - Air

Division Of Laura Lee

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

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Bishop Allen

Charles Webster

you sit in a plane?
Ruxpin - Flying Russians Are Making Popcorn

Magic Arm

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
16bit - Chainsaw Calligraphy

Brian Jackson

first record you remember
Clifford Brown with Strings - Yesterdays

Living Things

No. 8
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Sondre Lerche

you fall asleep?
Bing Crosby - Moonlight Becomes You

Bodies Of Water

a song that reminds your friends of you
Ennio Morricone - Dies Irae Psichedelico

Chris Carrier

5 favorite magazines

Honestly I rarely read magazines. The Ones I ...

David Morales

you run from the cops?
Rhythm Heritage - The Theme From S.W.A.T.

Good Shoes

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Regina Spektor - Soviet Kitsch

Invisible Conga People

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

Like A Stuntman

you run naked through a cornfield?
Pixies - Debaser

George Duke

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Chaka Khan - Through The Fire

Marc Romboy

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

Adonis

your ultimate heartbreak song
Prince - It's Gonna Be Lonely

Pastor

your ultimate heartbreak song
Noah And The Whale - Blue Skies

Gilles Peterson

you sit in the subway?
Mos Def - Universal Magnetic

Mark Archer

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

Justice

5 favorite TV shows

We don’t have any time to watch ...

Morningwood

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running

Bob Power

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

Birdy Nam Nam

you wash your hair?

I'm bald.

Radio 4

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

Caron Wheeler

you run naked through a cornfield?
Stevie Wonder - Knocks Me Off My Feet

Tahiti 80

you go to a club?
N.E.R.D - Things Are Getting Better

Art Brut

your ultimate heartbreak song
Traveling Wilburys - Congratulations

Trans Am

you drive a car late at night?
Billy Squier

Max Essa

you come home from the club?
Fleetwood Mac - Brown Eyes

Oneida

you sit in the subway?

I don’t own a portable music device.

Captain Sensible

get these three pets:

rabbit / dog / chicken

Peanut Butter Wolf

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
J Dilla - Donuts

The Bangles

you make love?
Les Paul & Mary Ford

CALLmeKAT

what should one eat when in the city?

It’s a cliché but: Smørrebrød ...

Tha 4orce

first record you bought
Olivia Newton-John - Physical

Simone White

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Whirlwind Heat

you fall asleep?
Vincent Gallo - When

Justine D

5 favorite clubs

I rarely go out, believe it or not ...

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite books

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

Lanoiraude

5 favorite books

«Guide de Paris». To enjoy the secret itineraries ...

Broken Social Scene

take these three CDs/records with you:
Link Wray - First Album

Kevin Saunderson

where was your first flat?

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

Nicky Siano

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Laura Nyro - Poverty Train

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you sit in a plane?
Tangerine Dream - Force Majeure

Frank Black

take these three CDs/records with you:
Chet Baker - Chet Baker & Crew

Jacob Golden

your sunday morning song
Nick Drake

Erik Truffaz

you drive a car late at night?
Radiohead

Moving Units

the song to be played at your funeral
Neil Young

Morpheus

you relax on a beach?
Robert Wyatt - Sea Song

Ronny & Renzo

you are angry?
Skinny Puppy - The Choke

M.A.N.D.Y.

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

Bettye Lavette

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bettye Lavette - A Woman Like Me

Zohra

5 favorite clothes

from classy to baggy, Italian designers but not ...

Bill Brewster

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Honeybus - I Can’t Let Maggie Go

Young Knives

best concert you ever attended
Jad Fair; Acid Mothers Temple

The Golden Filter

you wake up?
Slowdive - When The Sun Hits

Lindstrom

you sit in a plane?
The Nazz - Hello, It's Me

Pink Skull

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Drive Like Jehu - Caress

Brothers Of End

you ride a bicycle?
DunDun - Already Gone

Riccio

favorite band hailing from the city?

Stadio

Jonathan Wilson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dennis Wilson - Pacific Ocean Blue

Ingrid Olava


I used to hate Oslo, when I first ...

Defend Moscow

the song to be played at your funeral
DJ Shadow - Blood On The Motorway

Hannah Cohen

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

Suzanne Vega

record you were looking for the longest
Tim Christensen - Honeyburst

My Bee's Garden

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Broadcast - Come On Let's Go

Matthew Dear

take these three games along:

Deck of Cards / Scrabble / Yahtzee

New Young Pony Club

you run from the cops?
KRS-One - Sound Of Da Police

The Ones

a song that reminds you of school
Labelle - Lady Marmalade

Gossip

you make breakfast?

BP: «Lunch Will Tear Us Apart», or Roberta ...

Matthew Herbert

take these three DVDs along:

Norman McLaren collected works / «Secretary» / «Top Hat» by ...

Mugison

5 favorite drinks

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

Anna Kashfi

first record you remember
Culture Club - Karma Chameleon

Circlesquare

you run from the cops?
Ice-T - Drama

Dollskabeat

you sit in the subway?
Ultramagnetic MC's - Ego Trippin'

The Shortwave Set

record you were looking for the longest
The Beta Band - Champion Versions EP

Joan As Police Woman

you surf the internet?
Dr. John - Such A Night

Sóley

best Björk song
Björk - Hyperballad

Vetiver

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

Turzi

a song that reminds you of school
Noir Désir

Peter Kruder

you are in a depressive mood?
Antony & The Johnsons - Hope There's Someone

James Murphy

you drive a car late at night?
NEU! - NEU! 75

Sibrydion

a song that reminds you of school
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite things that make you sexy

a good gig / massage / subtle advances / well shaped ...

Heidi

you run naked through a cornfield?
Joni Mitchell - Little Green

Dillon

you stay in bed?
Michael Nyman - The Piano

Lisbee Stainton

perfect anthem for London
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Glen Johnson

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Smiths - Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now

Dan Michaelson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Etta James - I'd Rather Go Blind

David Pajo

learn these three songs by heart:
Salman Gita - Skidoo

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - I’m So Tired

Zambri

you run naked through a cornfield?
Sigur Rós - Svefn-g-Englar

Fingerpicked

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

Headless Heroes

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Here Come The Warm Jets

Gravenhurst

you fall asleep?

I can’t fall asleep to music, I ...

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song that reminds your friends of you
Marty Robbins - Lord You Gave Me A Mountain

Hot Chip

you go to a club?
Peaches

KT Tunstall

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Damien Rice - Blower's Daughter

Kathy Zimmer

perfect anthem for New York
Kiss - New York Groove

Efterklang

your boozed up anthem
The Plan - Let's Leave

Alexander Robotnick

you sit in the subway?
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Black Angels

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Donovan

Ewan Pearson

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

Moonboots

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

Tindersticks

first record you bought
Gustav Holst - The Planets

The Invisible

5 favorite magazines

Mojo / Wire / Onion / Private Eye / Spiderman

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite things about Bowling Green

Tidballs Bar and Music Venue / Old Lovers Lane ...

Georg Levin

a record you fell in love to
Sade - Love Is Stronger Than Pride

Tiga

the song to be played at your funeral
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

Rod Thomas

the song to be played at your funeral
Richard Swift - Looking Back, I Should Have Been Home M...

Headman

a song that reminds you of school
Black Flag

Leroy Burgess

first record you remember
Glenn Osser

Bottin

you feel like 1982?
Simple Minds - New Gold Dream

Nick Chacona

you are love sick?
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

Clare & The Reasons

a song that reminds your friends of you
Duke Ellington - Prelude To A Kiss

Baikonour

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

Little Dragon

5 favorite records
Aswad - Live And Direct

Constance Amiot

the song to be played at your funeral

I just hope it’ll be a «happy ...

Scout Niblett

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Daniel Johnston - True Love Will Find You In The End

Interpol

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Ratatat - Swisha

Molly Wagger

you make love?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Soft Shock (Acoustic)

Bebel Gilberto

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Sade - War Of The Hearts

The Loose Salute

first record you remember
The Carpenters - Top Of The World

Midlake

first record you remember
Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut

Kasper Bjorke

a record you fell in love to
The Rolling Stones - Heaven

Our Broken Garden

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

Miss Platnum

you remember the good old days?
Whitney Houston

Mooner

No. 9
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Left Handed Dream

Swahili Blonde

the song to be played at your funeral
Franz Schubert - Ave Maria

Erol Alkan

you relax on a beach?
Mantronix - Push Yer Hands Up

VV Brown

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

Fan Death

your liberation anthem
Ministry - (Everyday Is) Halloween

Memory Band

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Shawn Phillips - Withered Roses

Karl Culley

first record you remember
Paul Simon - Graceland

Mark E.

you sit in a plane?
2 Bad Mice - Bombscare

When Saints Go Machine

you are on the tour bus?
Deerhoof - Giga Dance

Karl Bartos

a song that reminds you of school
The Beatles - Help!

Micah P. Hinson

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Woolfy

perfect anthem for London
Underworld - Born Slippy

Dynamite Deluxe

a song that reminds you of school
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill

Marit Bergman

favorite band hailing from the city?
Mapei

Dani Siciliano

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

I don’t know. In England we don ...

Kurt Maloo

you walk through a dark forest?
Björk

Tiago

you paint your apartment?
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black
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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

record you were looking for the longest
Chico Buarque & Ennio Morricone - Per Un Pugno Di Samba

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Doe Paoro

your guilty pleasure song
Peter Cetera – Glory Of Love

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Valery Gore

you sit by a camp fire?
Ellen McIlwaine - Can't Find My Way Home (Steve Winwood cover)

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Sarah Jaffe

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

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