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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

Erol Alkan

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

Yuck

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Hot Snakes - Braintrust

Charlotte Hatherley

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
David Bowie - Diamond Dogs

Cypress Hill

your boozed up anthem
Snoop Dogg - Ain't No Fun (If The Homies Can't Have Non...

James Holden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Starkid - Crayons

Broken Social Scene

a song that inspires you
Joni Mitchell - The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

White Hinterland

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Sven Väth

a song that reminds you of school
Cat Stevens

Cazals

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Etta James - I'd Rather Go Blind

Karl Culley

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Randy Newman - I Think It's Going To Rain Today

In Flagranti

you are love sick?

I am never lovesick. I guess I am ...

Camille

you sit in the subway?
Jacques Brel

Telephones

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

Chikinki

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

Osborne

you come home from the club?
Red House Painters

Lucky Soul

you are on the tour bus?
The Rolling Stones - Sway

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Julee Cruise - Summer Kisses, Winter Tears

Natalie Tusia Beridze

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

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite personal belongings

My first acoustic guitar / my MC5 T-shirt / my ...

Justine D

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - Future Legend

Rocko Schamoni

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

Auf der Strasse, am Hafen, bei den grossen ...

Jackpot

you go to a club?
Liaisons Dangereuses - Los Ninos de la Parque

Pilooski

your ultimate heartbreak song
Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter 23

Trans Am

you drive a car late at night?
Billy Squier

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite human inventions

Music / Language / Photography / Aviation / The internet

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite things that make you sexy

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

Fan Death

a song that reminds you of school
Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise

Apache Beat

a song that reminds your friends of you
Norman Fox & The Rob Roys - Pizza Pie

Invisible Conga People

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Les Rallizes Denudes - Otherwise My Conviction

Richard Norris

you feel like 1972?
The Sweet - Blockbuster

Brothers Of End

you fall asleep?
The Rolling Stones - Worried About You

We Are Scientists

5 favorite cities

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

Dennis Kane

a song everyone should hear

See the Willie Nelson.

Sarah Jaffe

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

Luca C & Brigante

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite

Colder

No. 10
Vincent Gallo - Laura

Ricardo Villalobos

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Cure - Killing An Arab

Odawas

your party anthem
Various Artists - The Best of New Orleans Rhythm & Blue...

Anja Schneider

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

Social Disco Club

No. 8
Pam Todd - Let's Get Together (Mr. Chinn's Eternal Love...

Sóley

best concert you ever attended

Ahh too many... But I´d love to ...

Port O'Brien

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

The Diaphanoids

you go to a club?

Usually we try not to listen too carefull ...

Gary Lucas

perfect anthem for New York
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

Stephan Remmler

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

The Project Club

you solve difficult mathematical tasks?
Richard Wagner - The Ride Of The Valkyries

Little Jackie

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Village Ghetto Land

Marius Circus

perfect song to end a party with
Sheila & The B Devotion - Spacer

DJ Touché


Top 10 Video Nasties that are worth seeing

Oyvind Morken

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lauryn Hill - I Find It Hard To Say (Rebel)

We Are Wolves

invite these three persons for a weekend:

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

Brennan Green

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

If I’m in a hotel, I’m ...

Glass Candy

learn these three songs by heart:
«El Shadi»

The Loose Salute

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Beachwood Sparks - Sleeping Butterfly

Scout Niblett

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pixies - Hey

Jean-Michel Jarre

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

Electric 6

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

Thievery Corporation

you prepare for an important date?
Snowboy - There's Nothing Like This

DJ Vadim

you sit in the subway?
Zion I - The Takeover

Metronomy

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

Lotte Kestner

first record you remember
«Xanadu»

Kathryn Williams

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

Van She

5 favorite personal victories

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

Fiona Daniel

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Das macht Spass! Ein Kollege macht das immer ...

Justice

5 favorite personal victories

Made DJ Hell discover «Rage Against The Machine ...

Chuck D

you are in a depressive mood?
Muddy Waters

Rebelski

you sit in the subway?
Steve Reich - The Four Sections

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite sayings

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

J Rawls

5 favorite magazines

Waxpoetics / Scratch / Business Week / Keyboard / Remix

Jazzanova

you are on a football field?
A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It?

Bodies Of Water

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Gregory Isaacs - Special Guest

Bush Tetras

your ultimate heartbreak song
Neil Young - Pushed It Over The End

Beppe Loda

a song that reminds you of school
Santana - Abraxas

Stratus

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

Tridact

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Chico Hamilton - Mysterious Maiden

Faust

you camp in the desert?
Asmus Tietchens

Mark E.

you wake up?
Phuture - Rise From Your Grave

DJ Nu-Mark

the song to be played at your funeral
Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead

Blow Monkeys

a song that reminds you of school
The Sweet - Blockbuster

VV Brown

you come home from the club?
Babyshambles - Fuck Forever

Circlesquare

you are in a depressive mood?
Cat Stevens - Trouble

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you remember
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Fingerpicked

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

Boom Bip

you sit in the subway?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

Constance Amiot

a song to seduce you

Any Jimi Hendrix song.

Future Beat Alliance

perfect anthem for Sheffield
LFO - LFO

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite books

Donald Goines: «Dopefiend» / Homer: «Ilias» / Erich von D ...

Cajun Dance Party

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Raul Midon

5 favorite drinks

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

Jimi Jamison

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me

Large Professor

No. 5
Fresh 3 M.C.’s - Have Your Heart

Jesper Dahlbäck

where was your first flat?

A small space under a record store.

Howlin' Rain

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Dig A Pony/ I Got A Feeling

Papst & Abstinenzler

you run from the cops?
Motörhead - Shoot You In The Back

Morton Valence

you go to a club?
The Flintstones Theme Song

Million Stylez


Stockholm

I love Stockholm because I was born ...

The Golden Filter

you sit by a camp fire?
Arthur Brown - Fire

Marc Romboy

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Claude Debussy - La Mer

Casual

you sit in a plane?

Just beats and instrumentals.

N.A.S.A.

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Yellowman - Strong Me Strong

Nick Chacona

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Valery Gore

you are love sick?
Blonde Redhead - My Impure Hair

Tiago

you prepare for an important date?
Gilbert O' Sullivan - Too Much Attention

Yacht

No. 4
Hole - Live Through This

Andy Gill

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Fame

Tal Weiss

best soundtrack ever
Benoit Charest - The Triplets Of Belleville

The Juan MacLean

No. 3
Frankie Knuckles - The Whistle Song

Jill Jones

you want to tell your boyfriend it's over?
Bat For Lashes - What's A Girl To Do

Peter, Bjorn & John

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

Dani Siciliano

your boozed up anthem
Missy Elliott

Zwicker

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Bernard Herrmann - Love Scene

Chateau Flight

first record you bought
Afric Simone - Hafanana

Boozoo Bajou

your ultimate heartbreak song
Love Unlimited - Love Theme

Anne Clark

you cook?

Anything with a wicked Latino rhythm.

Whomadewho

5 favorite cartoon characters

TH: Corto Maltese / All characters in Moebius' sci-fi ...

Sons And Daughters

you eat a cucumber?
Mudhoney - Touch Me I'm Sick

Soul Mekanik

you feel like 1982?
Man Parrish - Hip Hop Bee Bop (Don't Stop)

Cornelius

you drive a car late at night?
The Cars - Drive

Travis

you feel like 1982?
The Associates - Heart Of Glass

Al McKay

you wake up?
George Benson; Earl Kluth

Lail Arad

you come home from the club?

Then it's time for silence.

Andreya Triana

best concert you ever attended
Stevie Wonder

Minus 8

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

Bit-tuner

take these three DVDs along:

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

Kon & Amir

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Karin Jones - Here I Go Again

Gwyneth Herbert

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Rufus Wainwright - Dinner At Eight

Malachai

5 favorite records
Shocking Blue - Love Buzz

Tony Carrasco

5 favorite cartoon characters

Silver Surfer / Captain America / Daredevil / Dr.Strange / Prince ...

Barbara Carlotti

you sit by a camp fire?
White Noise - Firebird

Peanut Butter Wolf

you jog?

I never jog.

Quiet Village

you are love sick?
Ennio Morricone - Cinema Paradiso

Molly Wagger

5 favorite TV shows

Curb Your Enthusiasm / It’s Always Sunny in ...

Baikonour

perfect anthem for Brighton
The Who - The Kids Are Alright

Lopazz

you sit in a plane?

Genau das gleiche, im Flugzeug konzentriere ich mich ...

Interpol

you feel like 1982?
Michael Jackson - Human Nature

The Late Greats

you make love?
N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton

Annie

you sit in the subway?
Bjørn Torske - Jeg Vil Være Søppelmann

These New Puritans

you sit by the river?
Benjamin Britten

Terry Lynn

favorite building?

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

Sandi Thom

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

Lindstrom

a record you fell in love to
Bob Dylan - Girl From The North Country

Hacienda

a song that reminds your friends of you
Lee Dorsey - Working In The Coalmine

Shine 2009

you destroy a hotel room?
Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner

Lucky Luke

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

The Morning Benders

best soundtrack ever
Days Of Being Wild

Prefuse 73

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Turzi

perfect anthem for Paris
Pierre Vassiliu - Film

Mechanical Bride

best concert you ever attended
Björk - Crystalline

Zambri

you sit in a plane?
The Divine Comedy - Tonight We Fly

Leon Ware

perfect anthem for Detroit
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - Ain't No Mountain High En...

John Klemmer

you relax on a beach?

No music at the beach. As it would ...

Jay Jay Johanson

you are love sick?
Nick Drake - Pink Moon

Devendra Banhart

you ride a bicycle?
Diane Cluck

Julia Franck

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

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

David Pajo

take these three CDs/records with you:
ZZ Top - Eliminator

Black Devil Disco Club

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Gladiators - Stick A Bush

Lisbee Stainton

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carole King - So Far Away

Empire Of The Sun

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

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you relax on a beach?
Metallica - Kill'em All

A Mountain Of One

the song to be played at your funeral
Henry Mancini - Moon River

Jacques Renault

No. 9
Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love

Dan Michaelson

a song that reminds your friends of you
Queen - I Want To Break Free

Motor City Drum Ensemble

first record you remember
Ludwig van Beethoven

Karl Bartos

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

Kaos

first record you bought
Roxanne Shante

Lovefingers

best soundtrack ever
Ennio Morricone - Come Maddalena

Wooden Shjips

you make love?
The Velvet Underground - Follow The Leader

Senor Coconut

you fall asleep?
Haruomi Hosono - Omni Sight Seeing

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite things about Albuquerque

the food / kachina belts / beaded belts / frito pie ...

The Revenge

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - The Man Machine

Daddy-O

your party anthem
Notorious B.I.G. - One More Chance (Remix)

Bob Power

first record you bought
The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite restaurants

Gingergrass, LA / The Blue Door, TX / Koi, NYC ...

Bill Callahan

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

Oneida

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Never done it, never will.

Manuel Tur

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Björk - Hyperballad

The Soulsavers

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Heavy

you stay in bed?
The Cardigans - Happy Meal

Cosmo Vitelli

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Afrika Bambaataa / Peggy Lee / Robert Wyatt

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Lee Perry

Coldplay

perfect anthem for London
When The Saints Go Marching In

Leo Zero

a record you fell in love to
Fingers Inc. - Another Side

AM

No. 10
Van Halen - Fair Warning

Dwele

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

Linda Lewis

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Isn’t She Lovely; Stevie Wonder - Happy...

Morpheus

your boozed up anthem
Earl Zinger - I Can't Get You Out Of My Bed

Steve Mason

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody

The Emperor Machine

you paint your apartment?
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon

No Age

you stay in bed?
Hüsker Dü - Divide And Conquer

Wall-E

you need to get work done?
MFSB - Let's Clean Up The Ghetto

Mavis Staples

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

Comanechi

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

Max Essa

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Vladimir Cosma - Promenade Sentimentale

Fabrizio Mammarella

your ultimate heartbreak song
Virgo Four - In A Vision

Unconventional Science

a song you would use as a ring-tone
El-P - Tuned Mass Damper

El-P

you run from the cops?
Ghostface - Run

The Fray

best record store?

Twist & Shout – they are on Colfax Avenue. And ...

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite human inventions

Guitar / Bass / Drums / Piano / Amplification

Tracey Thorn

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

Ronny & Renzo

you drive a car late at night?
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore - Midnight Walker

José James

you work in the garden?
Chopin

Todd Terje

the song to be played at your funeral
Arbeid Adelt - Death Disco

Luke Solomon

you meet your parents?
Bread - The Guitar Man

Fanfarlo

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Amiina - Boga; Action Biker - La Durée

Ratatat

you prepare for an important date?
Beanie Siegel - The Truth

Memory Band

you jog?
Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)

Shitdisco

you are in a depressive mood?
Soft Cell - Chips On My Shoulder

Orishas

you cook?

Oh, I love to cook. It’s such ...

Dego

you ride a bicycle?
Seiji & G-Force - Northern Exposure

GusGus

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

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
Skunk Anasie

Funkmasters

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

J: The ones the hiphoppers are using and ...

!!!

you sit in the subway?
Television Personalities - Silly Girl

Erik Truffaz


Top 10 records of all time

Audie Darling

favorite band hailing from the city?

I don’t really know a lot about ...

Rumer

perfect anthem for London
The Jam - That's Entertainment

Our Broken Garden

you come home from the club?

Søren playing his guitar while I’m ...

Joan As Police Woman

you are at the hairdresser?
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

The Shortwave Set

your liberation anthem
Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right

Trevor Jackson

you sit in the subway?
Monolake - Ice

DJ Nature

best concert you ever attended
Parliament

Panico

take these three CDs/records with you:
Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes

Dollboy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris - Love Hurts

Mark Archer

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

Dinky

5 favorite personal tragedies

Having to leave New York because of my ...

King Britt

you cook?
Ivana Santilli - Golden Sea

Kid Loco

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

Datarock

you prepare for an important date?
Op:l Bastards - Spraybeat

A Touch Of Class

first record you remember
The Beatles - Revolver

Magic Mike

a record you fell in love to
The Commodores - Easy

Alter Ego

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

Wooden Birds

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Magnetic Fields - The Dreaming Moon

Johnossi

favorite club?

J & O: We’re not going out that ...

Wordsworth

your sunday morning song
Jay-Z - What More Can I Say

Ashley Beedle

you sit in the subway?
Warriors Soundtrack

Ralphi Rosario

first record you bought
Chic - Good Times

Rod Thomas

perfect anthem for London
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World

Ben Watt

best concert you ever attended
Joy Division

Phenomenal Handclap Band

best concert you ever attended
Crash Worship

Morgan Geist

you want to disturb your neighbours?

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

Ada

5 favorite records
2raumwohnung - Melancholisch Schön

Azari & III

No. 2
Jennifer Warnes & Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of ...

Emma Tricca

you relax on a beach?

I don’t relax on beaches, sorry!

Matthew Dear

take these three games along:

Deck of Cards / Scrabble / Yahtzee

Editors

you watch girls go by?
Elbow - Station Approach

Max Romeo

you are stoned?

I never get stoned.

David Morales

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Lisa Stansfield - All Around The World

Gravenhurst

you prepare for an important date?

Not sure. I’ll get back to you ...

Jakob der Lügner

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

Chromeo

No. 5
Rick James - 17

Caribou

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Renato Carosone - Tu Vuo’ Fa Americano (Bull DJ Remix)

Drugstore

a song that reminds you of school
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks

Soft Rocks

you walk in the rain?
Jephte Guillaume - The Prayer (Acroostic Mix)

Daniel Wang

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

Kid Koala

you make love?
Lovage (featuring Dan the Automator, Mike Patton, Jenni...

The Bees

you are in the sauna?
GZA - Cold World

Alexandra Hope

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Sian Alice Group - Motionless

Treefight For Sunlight

a song that reminds you of school
Eiffel 65 - Blue

DJ Mehdi

you wake up?
Public Enemy - Fight The Power

The Phantom Band

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Hoosiers

Sam Amidon

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Doveman - The Conformist

Jimmy Edgar

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

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t want to waste the space ...

Lhasa

first record you bought
Donovan - A Gift From A Flower To A Garden

The Bangles

you are love sick?
The Beatles - In My Life

Simple Kid

you relax on a beach?
John Barry - The Midnight Cowboy Soundtrack

Theo Parrish

you run from the cops?

Shit, when I run from the cops I ...

The Earlies

your ultimate heartbreak song
Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun

Air

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

Loane

a song to seduce you
Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man - Romance

Matmos

get these three pets:

a Rat / a Peregrine Falcon / an Ocelot

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you make love?
Janet Jackson - Would You Mind

Bettye Lavette

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

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you make love?

Not with a soundtrack, sir. Tried once with ...

Dominique Leone

take these three books along:

«Gödel, Escher, Bach» by Douglas Hofstadter / «A ...

Sondre Lerche

you prepare for an important date?
Alicia Keys - You Don't Know My Name

Kool Keith

you are love sick?
The O'Jays - Love Train

Bottin

you make breakfast?
De La Soul - Keepin' The Faith

Shawn Lee

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

The Priscillas

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Ora Cogan

you paint your apartment?
Bill Monroe - I'm Working On A Building

Pearly Gates

a record you fell in love to
Doris Day - A Secret Love

Ray Mang

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

Mr Scruff

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

Woodpigeon

you sit in the subway?
Yo La Tengo - Blue Line Swinger

Cosmin TRG

you feel like 1992?
Getto Daci - Daciada

Mystery Jets

you play a game of chess?
Yann Tiersen

Miss Platnum

you rob a bank?
Miss Platnum - I'm Broke

Brian Jackson

first record you remember
Clifford Brown with Strings - Yesterdays

Chris & Cosey

your ultimate heartbreak song
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Good Shoes

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Too Busy Thinking About My Baby

Art Brut

your ultimate heartbreak song
Traveling Wilburys - Congratulations

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite human inventions

the internet / television /chocolate / the TLR/SLR camera ...

Mirror Mirror

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Thomas Tallis - Spem In Alium

James Murphy

you sit in the subway?
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

Glen Johnson

your favorite sing-a-long tune
The Cure - Three Imaginary Boys

Heidi

you go to a club?
Deee-Lite - World Clique

Clare & The Reasons

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Because

Final Fantasy

you relax on a beach?

More 80s hits. 

Grizzly Bear

you run naked through a cornfield?
Feist - I Feel It All

Ewan Pearson

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Helter Skelter

Joakim

you sit in the subway?
impLOG - Holland Tunnel Dive

Zohra

you meet your parents?
James Brown

Beautiful Swimmers

you walk in the rain?
Eddie Kendricks - Date With The Rain

Rich Medina

best concert you ever attended
Earth, Wind & Fire

David Rodigan

No. 4
Phyllis Dillon - Don’t Stay Away

Bobbito Garcia

you go to a club?
Public Enemy - Bring The Noise

Ian Hart

first record you bought
Elvis Costello - Armed Forces

Kissey Asplund

you come home from the club?
Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

perfect anthem for New York
Frank Sinatra

Phil Mison

your sunday morning song
Pat Metheny - A Map Of The World

Mugwump

you come home from the club?
Pluto - Pluto's Retreat

Psychic Ills

you prepare for an important date?
Depeche Mode - Lie To Me

DJ Kent

you drive a car late at night?
Klaus Schulze & Rainer Bloss - Drive Inn

Fujiya & Miyagi

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

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite personal belongings

Studio / Computer / Kaffeemaschine / Klavier / Hosenträger

Pink Skull

best concert you ever attended
Iron Maiden

Michael Mayer

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

The Hidden Cameras

your sunday morning song
Michael Rother - Silberstreif

Doe Paoro

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No (I Got Life)

Afrika Bambaataa

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

Nils Frahm

you cook?
The Penguin Café Orchestra - Music From The Penguin Caf...

Nicky Siano

perfect anthem for New York
MFSB - Love Is The Message

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Ravi Shankar

James Pants

a record you fell in love to
Bernard Wright - Who Do You Love?

Chromatics

your ultimate heartbreak song
Depeche Mode - See You

Tanya Stephens

you want to get inspired?
John Lennon - Imagine

Gemma Ray

5 favorite records
Bo Diddley - Black Gladiator

Little Dragon

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Pépé Kalé - Dieu Seul Sait

Living Things

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Ludwig van Beethoven - 5th Symphony

Stefan Goldmann

you cook?
James Blood Ulmer - No Wave

Chrome Hoof

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Doors - The Crystal Ship

Coyote

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

Sebastien Tellier

your ultimate heartbreak song
Serge Gainsbourg - Manon

Spinto Band

your party anthem
Amerie - 1 Thing

Hugh Herrera

record you were looking for the longest
Soft Cell - It's A Mugs Game

Headman

a song you wish you'd written yourself
New Order - Temptation

Caron Wheeler

you are love sick?
Stevie Wonder - Have A Talk With God

Bosque Brown

first record you remember
The Flying Burrito Brothers - Burrito Deluxe

New Young Pony Club

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

This is never gonna happen....

Ed Harcourt

you drive a car late at night?
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

Candi Staton

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

The Battle Of Land And Sea

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Pastor

your guilty pleasure song
Billy Joel - The River Of Dreams

Morningwood

your party anthem
Iggy Pop - Sweet Sixteen

Alela Diane

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

Ame

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Charles Ives

Hannah Cohen

a song to seduce you

Not telling you.

My Bee's Garden

the song to be played at your funeral
Sibelius - La Valse triste

Charles Webster

your boozed up anthem
Foo Fighters - Learn To Fly

US3

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

Gilles Peterson

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Nine Inch Nails

Alva Noto

you make breakfast?
Johann Sebastian Bach - Goldberg Variations

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

first record you bought
Huey Lewis & The News - Sports

Karolina Stenstöm

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

It’s for me to know and for ...

Eagles Of Death Metal

you camp in the desert?
The Carter Family - No Telephone In Heaven

Lanoiraude

5 favorite animals

Spiders / snakes / alligators / sharks / lobsters – as in salads ...

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you go to a club?
Trans Am - Party Station

Olafur Arnalds

best video clip you ever saw
Goldfrapp - Happiness

Peter Kruder

you drive a car late at night?
Jerome Sydenham & Dennis Ferrer - Sandcastles

Saint Etienne

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

Race Horses

first record you bought

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

Still Going

best soundtrack ever
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Kurt Maloo

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Girl

Irvine Welsh

your ultimate heartbreak song
ABBA - S.O.S.

Seether

you are love sick?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Into My Arms

Franz Nicolay

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You

Seelenluft

the song to be played at your funeral
The Cyclones with Count Ossie - Meditation

Division Of Laura Lee

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Kevin Rowland - You'll Never Walk Alone

Sandro Perri

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

Matthew Herbert

get these three pets:

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

Whitehouse

your sunday morning song
Francis Lai - Scene d'Amour

Glimpse

5 favorite records
Yello - Oh Yeah

Ingrid Olava

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Reprise» by Joakim Trier. Excellent!

George Duke

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Clarke/Duke Project, Volume 1

Vetiver

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

Bomb The Bass

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock

Angel Deradoorian

the song to be played at your funeral
Madonna - Holiday

Magic Arm

you go fishing?
Billy Briggs & The XIT Boys - On Top Of Pike’s Peak

Pepe Bradock

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bob James - Nautilus

Hatcham Social

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Smiths - Hand In Glove

Richard Hawley

5 favorite personal victories

Getting up for the next 5 days to ...

Mungolian Jetset

perfect anthem for Oslo
Ost & Kjex feat. Mungolian Jetset - Milano Model

Dave Clarke

you sit in a plane?
Tom Vek

Jacob Golden

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Subterranean Homesick Blues

Round Table Knights

you want to get inspired?
Phoenix - Napoleon Says

Trusme

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jill Scott - Who Is Jill Scott?

Mugison

5 favorite bands you know personally

The Matthew Herbert Big Band is the biggest ...

Gossip

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

Marissa Nadler

the song to be played at your funeral
Clara Rockmore

Ost & Kjex

you are love sick?
Eurythmics - Take Me To Your Heart

Kelli Ali

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Primal Scream - Exterminator

Lone Wolf

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

Padded Cell

you want to disturb your neighbours?
I- Robots - Frau (Boys Noize Remix)

Fol Chen

you camp in the desert?
King Crimson - The Sheltering Sky

Tom Vek

5 favorite things about London

buildings / everything you could ever want / the River ...

Monday Michiru

you drive a car late at night?
Charlie Hunter Trio - Mistico

Sharon van Etten

perfect anthem for New York
Queen - We Are The Champions

C. Gibbs

your liberation anthem
The Smiths - The Headmaster Ritual

Neon Heights

you run from the cops?
Roy Budd - Theme From Get Carter

Nedry

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

Woolfy

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

First Aid Kit

you ride a bicycle?
Bright Eyes - Reinvent The Wheel

Lloyd Cole

best concert you ever attended
Kraftwerk

Ian Pooley

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

John Foxx

record you were looking for the longest

Always seem to remember songs, rather than wanting ...

Hannah Scott

the song to be played at your funeral
Sergej Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 2, 2nd Movement

Au Revoir Simone

you wake up?
Kansas - Journey From Mariabronn

Simone White

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Cure - Pornography

Moving Units

first record you remember
Gary Numan - Cars

Marcus Bonfanti

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

Hot Chip

you feel like 1982?
Yazoo - Situation

Cosmo

5 favorite months

October / November / December / May / June

Georg Levin

you drive a car late at night?
Faze-O - Riding High

Swahili Blonde

you paint your apartment?
Funkadelic - Loose Booty

Kathy Zimmer

a record you fell in love to
Bryan Adams - Everything I Do (I Do It for You)

Wolf People

a song that reminds you of school
Public Enemy - Sophisticated Bitch

Horse Meat Disco

learn these three songs by heart:
Liza Minnelli - Liza With A Z

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
The Gories - Outta Here

Paul Frick

you run naked through a cornfield?
Björk - Declare Indepenence

Alex Smoke

you drive a car late at night?
Aphex Twin

Architecture In Helsinki

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody

Holger Czukay

you prepare for an important date?

Nur Terror-Nachrichten.

Erobique

a record you fell in love to
Dusty Springfield - A Brand New Me

Kalabrese

best video clip you ever saw
Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

Efterklang

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

Bing Ji Ling

perfect anthem for New York
Odyssey - Native New Yorker

CALLmeKAT

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Reconstruction» and «Allegro». Both by Christoffer Boe. I ...

Terence Bernardo

a song that reminds your friends of you
Buck Owens - I've Got A Tiger By The Tail

Heidi Happy

you go to a club?

Am liebsten etwas, das ich weder kenne noch ...

Everything Everything

the song to be played at your funeral
TV On The Radio - Family Tree

Lo Fat Orchestra

first record you bought
Pet Shop Boys - Suburbia

Pacifika

5 favorite personal victories

waking up happy / eating well / getting sun / finishing ...

Kasper Bjorke

best soundtrack ever
Giorgio Moroder - Scarface

Windsurf

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

Mélissa Laveaux

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

Anni Rossi

5 favorite human inventions

Tetris / Microplane (cheese grater) / spandex / playing cards / shoes

Kris Menace

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On

Sibrydion

a song you would use as a ring-tone

It’s a Welsh programme for kids that ...

Soul Clap

your ultimate heartbreak song
Funkadelic - Baby I Owe You Something Good

My Morning Jacket

you go to a club?
50 Cent - In Da Club

Midlake

first record you bought
Rush - Permanent Waves

Suzanne Vega

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The theme from «Get Smart»

The Ones

first record you bought
The Salsoul Orchestra - Magic Bird Of Fire

A Guy Called Gerald

first record you remember
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite magazines

Vice / Stool Pigeon / Amateur Photographer / Paris Match / FACT

Howe Gelb

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

Not missing a thing.

White Denim

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Beck - Guess I'm Doing Fine

Adonis

the song to be played at your funeral
Adonis - No Way Back

Leroy Burgess

your ultimate heartbreak song
Thomas Dolby - Budapest By Blimp

Tahiti 80

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Isley Brothers - Love Put Me On The Corner

Frank Black

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

Kissogram

a record you fell in love to
The Devil’s Anvil

Tha 4orce

you go fishing?
Tha 4orce - Biting On The Hook

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds your friends of you
Cybotron - Clear

Melanie C

first record you remember
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Defari

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Dramatics - Be My Girl

Jesse Lenat

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue

Trentemoller

you relax on a beach?
Sade

Penguin Prison

a song you wish you'd written yourself
R. Kelly - Ignition (Remix)

Yoav

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Björk - Homogenic

Yellowman

your liberation anthem
Yellowman - Zungguzungguguzungguzeng

Tim Sweeney

you make love?
Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley Mega Mix)

Jonathan Wilson

you make love?
Dr. John

Love Inks

a song that reminds you of school
Smashing Pumpkins - 1979

Bebel Gilberto

you sit in the subway?
Talking Heads

Horace Andy

you sit in the subway?

I only read a paper.

Chris Coco

you go to a club?
Joe Smooth - Promised Land

Luke Haines

5 favorite drinks

Tea / Whisky / Whiskie / Wine / Strychnine

Polly Scattergood

you sit by the river?
Leonard Cohen - Bird On A Wire

Howling Bells

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - Sweet Adeline

Alexander Robotnick

you ride a bicycle?
Weather Report - American Tango

Justus Köhncke

perfect anthem for Cologne
Bläck Fööss - In Unserem Veedel

Newton Faulkner

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Camille - Pour que l'amour me quitte

Telepopmusik

your boozed up anthem
Cypress Hill - I Wanna Get High

Young Knives

a song that reminds you of school
Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken

James Yorkston

a song you wish you'd written yourself

The Channel Four theme tune. Nice royalties, I ...

Plum

favorite street?

Victoria Street. It's a gorgeous cobbled street ...

Beverley Knight

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

Micah P. Hinson

first record you bought
Depeche Mode - Violator

Tiga

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

Bjorn Torske

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Residents - The Big Bubble

Kinky

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Does It Offend You, Yeah? - We Are Rockstars

Kevin Saunderson

favorite place to shag?

In my studio in Detroit.

Ilija Rudman

best soundtrack ever
Rick James - Everywhere I Go

Brasstronaut

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

Architeq

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Prince Far I - Rain From The Sky

Bill Adler

your liberation anthem
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose

Apiento

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Soul II Soul - Club Classics Vol. 1

Belle & Sebastian

you need to get work done?
Funkadelic - Can You Get to That

Tim Mälzer

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

ein gutes Technikmagazin / Matador / Gala

The Jackets

first video clip you remember?
Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

Anna Kashfi

perfect anthem for Manchester
Happy Mondays - Kinky Afro

Radio 4

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Beastie Boys - Professor Booty

Explosions In The Sky

you eat a cucumber?
Panda Bear - Comfy In Nautica

Parlour

the song to be played at your funeral
Hot Chocolate - Heaven Is In The Back Seat Of My Cadill...

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite cartoon characters

Popeye / Duffy Duck / Spongebob / the Smurfs / Nancy

Moonboots

the song to be played at your funeral
Jean Carne - Was That All It Was

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things to be afraid of

spiders / heights / flying / hospitals / dentists

Holy Ghost!

you prepare for an important date?

N: I’ve never been on a real ...

Vashti Bunyan

start to learn these three things:

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

Mark Richardson

you ride a bicycle?
Queens Of The Stone Age - Everybody Knows That You're I...

Renegade Soundwave

a song to seduce you
Dreadzone - Shining Path

Chris Carrier

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Kid Creole & The Coconuts - Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy

Chelonis R. Jones

you sit in the subway?
Hot Streak - Body Work

Michael Reinboth

you are love sick?
Maze - While I'm Alone

Marit Bergman

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

M.A.N.D.Y.

you relax on a beach?

The Studio One Compilation on Soul Jazz Records.

Alan Oldham


Comics that inspired me (in no particular order)

Mooner

No. 3
Vangelis - See You Later

The Rayographs

your party anthem
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

David Holmes

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

Barn Owl

your guilty pleasure song
ASAP Rocky - Peso

Dollskabeat

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Ryuichi Sakamoto

Bill Brewster

you camp in the desert?
Latin Breed - Maranatha

When Saints Go Machine

you jog?
Nisennenmondai - Appointment

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite magazines

Hate Magazin / Groove / Frankfurter Allgemeine / Spiegel / Blinker

Syd Matters

you drive a car late at night?
Mogwai - C.O.D.Y. (Come On Die Young)

Kinski

your liberation anthem
The Archies - Feelin' So Good

Nocturnes

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mew - And The Glass Handed Kites

Slove

you pretend to be married?
Mikado - Par Hasard

The Miserable Rich

you wake up?
Chaka Khan - I’m Every Woman

Duke Special

best soundtrack ever
«Grace Of My Heart»

John Daly

learn these three songs by heart:
Jan Hammer - Crockett’s Theme

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you wake up?

Den Song des Tagesanbruchs... «wann stehst Du denn ...

Peter Broderick

first record you bought
Rancid - Rancid

Bloc Party

you read a book?
Loose Fur - You Were Wrong

Modeselektor

5 favorite magazines

In Touch / In Style / Gala / TV Spielfilm / Bauwelt

Defend Moscow

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dire Straits - Romeo And Juliet

Robin Saville

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Andrew Coleman - Hang Up Season

Junior Boys

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She's Leaving Home

Omar

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder

Riccio

which person from the city you like the most?

There are many, but too many names relate ...

Studio

a record you fell in love to
Nick Drake - Heaven In A Wild Flower

Minotaur Shock

you sit in the subway?
Fennesz

The Invisible

5 favorite restaurants

Franklins / Moro / Khans / Tokyo Diner / Wheelers

Pyrolator

you make breakfast?
Martin Denny - Mumba

ESG

you make love?
The Dream - Falsetto

Whirlwind Heat

you run from the cops?
Beanie Siegel & Dirt McGirt - When You Hear That (Ratat...

Xiu Xiu

invite these three persons for a weekend:

my niece / my friend Miya Osaki / George W ...

The Chap

5 favorite cities

London / Troy / San Francisco / Athens / Berlin

Rainer Trüby

best soundtrack ever
Johnny Pate - Shaft In Africa

Lexx

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

Gnod

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Something

Mouse On Mars

your ultimate heartbreak song
Blondie - Heart Of Glass

Al Kent

your ultimate heartbreak song
Timi Yuro - It'll Never Be Over For Me

Tindersticks

perfect anthem for Nottingham
Roger Miller - Not In Nottingham

Wolfmother

you run naked through a cornfield?
Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings

Munk

you sit in the subway?
Willy Michl

Nicole Willis

learn these three songs by heart:
Heart - Crazy On You

Prince Language

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

DJ Hell

you feel lonely?
Young Marble Giants - Brand New Life

Droog

you come home from the club?
Joy Division - Isolation

Captain Sensible

you drive a car late at night?
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Birdy Nam Nam

you are love sick?
Serge Gainsbourg - Love On The Beat

Lydia Lunch

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Etta James - St James Infirmary

Max Tundra

you jog?
A-Frames - Black Forest

Meret Becker

first record you remember
The Beatles - Help!

DJ Cherrystones

you drive a car late at night?
German Oak - German Oak (LP)

Headless Heroes

you pretend to be married?
Gary Graffman - Rhapsody In Blue

KT Tunstall

you take a bubble bath?
The Velvet Underground - Femme Fatale

Aaron Wright

perfect anthem for Edinburgh
The Proclaimers - Sunshine On Leith

Wally Badarou

your party anthem
James Brown - There Was A Time

Emmy The Great

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Wave Pictures

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite TV shows

«Riki Lake» / «The Price is Right» (the Bob ...

Thieves Like Us

you make love?

Classical Radio.

The Good Natured

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Vogue / NME / The Sunday Times. I read none ...

Jesh

No. 4
The Beatles - White Album

Kool & The Gang

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