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James Murphy

is the mastermind of LCD Soundsystem. The notorious New Yorker is also head of DFA Records and one of the leading characters of the Big Apple’s underground dance scene. 

Which song do you listen to when...
you relax on a beach?
The B-52's - Dirty Back Road
you ride a bicycle?
T. Rex - Jeepster
you go to a club?

Some shit that some horrible DJ is foisting onto a crowd of deluded shit bag hipsters.

you cook?
Terry Reid - Sweater
you prepare for an important date?
Buzzcocks - Why Can't I Touch It?
you are in a depressive mood?
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat
you destroy a hotel room?
Big Black - Songs About Fucking
you drive a car late at night?
NEU! - NEU! 75
you fall asleep?
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Vol II
you make love?
Yes - Starship Trooper
you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
LCD Soundsystem - Never As Tired As When I'm Waking Up
you play a game of chess?
Shriekback

I am absolutely terrible at chess. I prefer Backgammon, during which I would want to hear the first Shriekback record.

you sit in the subway?
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat
you wake up?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning
you wash your hair?
Chrome - Firebomb

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite cartoon characters

Danger Mouse / Stewie Griffin / The Thundercats / Totoro! / Dexter ...

Fiona Daniel

you sit in the subway?

Mein iPod ist gerade kaputt. Aber ich habe ...

Theo Parrish

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

Audie Darling

favorite building?

I think my favorite building might be the ...

Suzanne Vega

a song that reminds you of school
Isaac Hayes - Shaft

Munk

you drive a car late at night?

Al Jaazyra.

Comanechi

you destroy a hotel room?
Trencher - When Dracula Thinks (Look At Me)

Thieves Like Us

you are love sick?

I’m always love sick. So whatever is ...

Modeselektor

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Easyjet / Ryan Air / Alitalia / Delta Airlines / Tarom

Baikonour

perfect anthem for Brighton
Amon Tobin - Sordid

The Morning Benders

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elliott Smith - New Disaster

David Pajo

learn these three songs by heart:
Salman Gita - Skidoo

Nicole Willis

best concert you ever attended
George Duke and Stanley Clarke

John Klemmer

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

Real boring smooth jazz to make me hurry ...

Daniel Wang

perfect anthem for New York
Odyssey - Native New Yorker

Bronnt Industries Kapital

your party anthem
Goblin - Un Ragazzo D'Argento

Dynamite Deluxe

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dr. Dre - The Chronic

DJ Hell

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Roland Appel - Secrets

Matthew Dear

best video clip you ever saw
Herbie Hancock - Rockit

Bob Power

you go to a club?
Earth, Wind & Fire - Greatest Hits

Ian Pooley

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

Dwele

first record you bought
A Tribe Called Quest - Low End Theory

Peanut Butter Wolf

first record you bought
The Sylvers - Boogie Fever

Max Romeo

first record you remember
Bobby Day - Rockin' Robin

Lone Wolf

your sunday morning song
Jan Johansson - Visa från Utanmyra

Brothers Of End

you want to disturb your neighbours?
King Tubby - Original Dub

Soft Rocks

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

Bill Adler

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

Shitdisco

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Blur - Girls And Boys

Kinski

a song that reminds you of school
Squeeze - In Quintessence

Efterklang

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Discovery

The Chap

5 favorite records
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico

Beverley Knight

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

Leon Ware

first record you remember
Nat King Cole - Too Young

Gary Lucas

your party anthem
The Sweet - Ballroom Blitz

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Inside My Love

Holy Ghost!

you play ping-pong?

A: Whatever’s playing on the cruise ship ...

Cypress Hill

the song to be played at your funeral
Miles Davis

Cazals

your ultimate heartbreak song
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

Our Broken Garden

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t.

Valery Gore

you wake up?
Elbow - Jesus Is A Rochdale Girl

Mark Richardson

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Motörhead - Killed By Death

Julia Franck

invite these three persons for a weekend:

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

Young Knives

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

Soul Clap

a song that reminds you of school
Notorious B.I.G. - Big Poppa

Bebel Gilberto

you paint your apartment?
Amy Winehouse - Love Is A Losing Game

No Age

you feel like 1982?
Minor Threat - Filler

Pilooski

first record you remember
The Beatles - The White Album

Round Table Knights

you had enough of this world?
The Kinks - This Time Tomorrow

Broken Social Scene

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

Fingerpicked

No. 9
Bill Conti - Reflections (Capitol, 1982)

Anne Clark

5 favorite drinks

Tea (Earl Grey and all black varieties) / Champagne ...

Spinto Band

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Ethel Smith - Tico Tico

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite cities

Unzählbar.

Anna Kashfi

best soundtrack ever
Cole Porter - Kiss Me Kate

Marius Circus

you come home from the club?

Are you crazy? Old man here. If I ...

Van She

5 favorite things that make you sexy

My body / Her body / Music / Sex / Having sex

Ed Harcourt

you prepare for an important date?
Mudhoney - Touch Me I'm Sick

Moonboots

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

We Are Wolves

take these three DVDs along:

«Down By Law» by Jim Jarmush, with Tom ...

Rebelski

first record you remember
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Defari

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Visions

Wolf People

record you were looking for the longest
Los Mismos - Pasa El Tran

Living Things

No. 5
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV

Port O'Brien

you make love?
Cat Power - I Don't Blame You

Trans Am

you sit in a plane?
R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

Pearly Gates

the song to be played at your funeral
Pearly Gates - Action

The Rayographs

a record you fell in love to

A: Songs on compilations tapes. To say which ...

Studio

you sit in the subway?
Neil Young - The Loner

Jesse Lenat

you make love?
Michael Hedges - Aerial Boundaries

Brian Jackson

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

Mugison

5 favorite drinks

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

DJ Vadim

you go to a soundsystem?
Roots Manuva - Witness The Fitness

Coldplay

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

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

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

Manuel Tur

your party anthem
Inner City - Big Fun

Ratatat

the song to be played at your funeral
Ratatat - Cherry

Empire Of The Sun

you are love sick?
Carole King - So Far Away

US3

a song that reminds you of school
Alice Cooper - School's Out

Linda Lewis

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

Hatcham Social

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

A Mountain Of One

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Because

Architecture In Helsinki

your sunday morning song
Roxy Music - Avalon

Peter Broderick

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Suffragette City

Bosque Brown

your liberation anthem
Belle & Sebastian - My Wandering Days Are Over

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite books

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

Chrome Hoof

you run naked through a cornfield?
Deacon Blue

Bill Callahan

your boozed up anthem
David Allan Coe - Pussy Whipped Again

Coyote

you go to a club?
Shit Robot - Work It Out (Todd Terje Remix)

Slove

you walk in the rain?
JJ Cale - Ride Me High (Joakim Edit)

Karl Bartos

first record you remember
The Beatles - With The Beatles

Monday Michiru

you sit in a plane?

The white noise of the engine puts me ...

El-P

your boozed up anthem
SA Smash - Smash TV

Trentemoller

you are in a depressive mood?
Mazzy Star - Among My Swan

Sons And Daughters

you cook?
Hasil Adkins - Chicken Walk

Horace Andy

No. 6
Bob Marley - Get Up, Stand Up

Final Fantasy

you sit in a plane?
Eurythmics - Love Is A Stranger

Future Beat Alliance

your liberation anthem
Laurent X - Machines

Tha 4orce

first record you bought
Olivia Newton-John - Physical

Tiago

you are in the sauna?
CB4 - Sweat From My Balls

Interpol

you walk through a dark forest?
Palace Brothers - I Send My Love To You

The Battle Of Land And Sea

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

Sondre Lerche

you wake up?
Chet Baker - Do It The Hard Way

Bomb The Bass

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence

Hot Chip

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

Still Going

your boozed up anthem

E & L: Too drunk to remember.

Eagles Of Death Metal

you are love sick?
N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton

George Duke

first record you remember
David Fathead Newman - Hard Times

Bettye Lavette

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Hannah Cohen

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Portishead

Telephones

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

Neon Heights

you play a game of chess?
Herb Alpert - Rise

Little Jackie

you stay in bed?
MGMT - Electric Feel

Little Dragon

5 favorite magazines

Björnes Magazine / National Geographic / Food& Wine Magazine ...

Tal Weiss

first record you remember
Poogy - Poogy Be'Pita (Poogy In A Pita-Bread)

Chikinki

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds (LP)

Bobbito Garcia

you sit in a plane?

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

The Jackets

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

The Earlies

your liberation anthem
Bob Dylan - I Shall Be Released

Oneida

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

The last time I was in a spooky ...

Lucky Luke

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

Osborne

best concert you ever attended
Run DMC

White Denim

you relax on a beach?
Milt Jackson - Misterioso

Pastor

you need to get work done?

I put some mixtapes on in the background ...

Brennan Green

you drive a car late at night?
Bruce Springsteen - State Trooper

Seelenluft

your ultimate heartbreak song
Django Reinhardt - When Day Is Done

Minus 8

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

Jakob der Lügner

your boozed up anthem
Beastie Boys - So Watcha Want

Peter Kruder

you make breakfast?

Die neuen Promos die in meiner Mailbox gelandet ...

Sandro Perri

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Funkadelic - I'm Never Gonna Tell It

Sandi Thom

you fall asleep?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite books

Parahansa Yogananda: «Autobiography of a Yogi» / Swami Sivananda ...

Yuck

you are window shopping?
Sparklehorse - Home Coming Queen

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song that reminds you of school
Die Ärzte - Nach Uns Die Sintflut

Minotaur Shock

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Scouting For Girls

Kelli Ali

you relax on a beach?
Tim Buckley - Strange Feeling

Vetiver

your liberation anthem
The Soup Dragons - I'm Free

Social Disco Club

No. 10
Mirror People - Echo Life (Social Disco Club Remix)

Richard Hawley

you start a riot?
Gene Vincent

Mechanical Bride

you cook?
Louis Prima - Angelina

Shakespeares Sister

you ride a bicycle?
Melanie - Brand New Key

Smudo

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Ich sprang nur einmal und da war nix ...

My Morning Jacket

you relax on a beach?
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Camille

you drive a car late at night?

Must be something deep with a pulse. Like ...

Chromatics

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Beat Happening - Teenage Caveman

Stefan Goldmann

you go to a club?
Laurent Garnier - Crispy Bacon

Scout Niblett

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

There's not one constant song... but if ...

Mouse On Mars

your boozed up anthem
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Rich Medina

first record you bought
Diana Ross - Love Hangover

Andy Gill

the song to be played at your funeral
The Velvet Underground - All Tomorrows Parties

Ian Hart

a song that reminds your friends of you
R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts

DJ Nature

record you were looking for the longest
Fashion - Fabrique

Lisbee Stainton

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Drugstore

you camp in the desert?

Only in dream-sequence, then Capt Jack Sparrow bizarrely ...

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite bands you know personally

mein erstes Transistor-Radio, das ich mir ans Fahrrad ...

Stephan Remmler

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I'm So Tired

Birdy Nam Nam

you meet your parents?

Music in my car so... I don't ...

Ricardo Villalobos

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Nicholas Lens - Delicia Mea

KT Tunstall

a song that reminds your friends of you
KT Tunstall - Suddenly I See

Art Brut

your boozed up anthem
«You Give A Little Love» from the Bugsy Malone Soundtra...

Renegade Soundwave

record you were looking for the longest

I used to spend years looking for obscure ...

Defend Moscow

your liberation anthem
Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name

Phil Mison

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Santana - Aqua Marine

Lotte Kestner

a record you fell in love to
Kings Of Convenience - Riot On An Empty Street

Hacienda

the song to be played at your funeral
Kreisler - Liebesleid

DJ Nu-Mark

best concert you ever attended
Run DMC; Public Enemy; Beastie Boys

Pink Skull

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

Plum

learn these three songs by heart:
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Travis

you make love?
The Ramones

Erobique

you sit in the subway?
Jackson Browne - Running On Empty

Kalabrese

first record you remember
The Doors

King Britt

your ultimate heartbreak song
Level 42 - It's Over

Quiet Village

you sit in the subway?
Rhythm & Sound - Versions

Kool Keith

you sit in a plane?
Skyy - High

The Loose Salute

your boozed up anthem
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary

Junior Boys

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

Seether

No. 6
Alice In Chains - Dirt

Al McKay

you take a bubble bath?
Gerald Wilson Orchestra

Thievery Corporation

you make love?

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

Saint Etienne

a record you fell in love to
The Isley Brothers - My Love Is Your Love (Forever)

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Adam & The Ants - Stand And Deliver

Tahiti 80

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Fifth Dimension - Up, Up And Away

Magic Arm

you camp in the desert?
Ennio Morricone

Cosmin TRG

take these three tools with you:

Lighter / Morse code device / Doomsday device

Gwyneth Herbert

you come home from the club?
Janis Ian - When The Party's Over

Al Kent

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Staple Singers - Trippin' On Your Love

Dillon

you sit in a plane?

Ich höre ungern Musik im Flugzeug. Ich ...

Joakim

you meet your parents?
Johnny Cash

The Emperor Machine

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

Parlour

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

Matthew Herbert

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

chips / noise / racism

Max Tundra

a record you fell in love to
Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten

Prefuse 73

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Edan - Beauty And The Beat (LP)

Cajun Dance Party

your party anthem

My brother is a DJ in a team ...

Good Shoes

you fall asleep?
Björk - Pagan Poetry

Colder

No. 2
Einstürzende Neubauten - Tanz Debil

Matmos

you sit in the subway?
Morton Subotnick - Silver Apples Of The Moon

These New Puritans

you wake up?
Neneh Cherry - Peace In Mind

The Diaphanoids

you wake up?
Brian Eno

Barn Owl

you are love sick?
Merle Haggard - House Of Memories

Robin Saville

you are love sick?
Isan - Dilly

Simple Kid

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

Kevin Saunderson

favorite sound in the city?

The sound from the sewer. There’s nothing ...

First Aid Kit

you cook?
Joanna Newsom - Peach, Plum, Pear

Riccio

perfect anthem for Bologna
Candi Staton - When You Wake Up Tomorrow

Alva Noto

you feel like 1982?
Danielle Dax - Evil Honky Stomp

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite records
Banda Black Rio - Greatest Hits

Blow Monkeys

a song that reminds your friends of you
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Devendra Banhart

you wash your hair?
Pere Ubu - The Modern Dance

The Shortwave Set

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

Sarah Jaffe

first record you bought
Patty Griffin - Flaming Red

Michael Mayer

your ultimate heartbreak song
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Boom Bip

you come home from the club?
Can - Halleluhwah

Horse Meat Disco

take these three CDs/records with you:

The 3 hour mix from Daniele Baldelli's ...

Peter, Bjorn & John

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Steve Reich - Music For A Large Ensemble

Howe Gelb

take these three games along:

Texas Hold Em / Tahoe Hold Em / Omaha

Caribou

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle

Rainer Trüby

best soundtrack ever
Johnny Pate - Shaft In Africa

Mélissa Laveaux

your party anthem
Mulatu Astatke And The Heliocentrics - Inspiration Info...

Tim Mälzer

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses

David Holmes

you relax on a beach?
Marlena Shaw - California Soul

Bing Ji Ling

a record you fell in love to
Sade - Kiss Of Life

Morton Valence

you make love?
Judas Priest - Breaking The Law

C. Gibbs

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Elliott Smith

Prince Language

you cook?
Leontyne Price - Tosca

Sebastien Tellier

first record you bought
François de Roubaix

Meret Becker

the song to be played at your funeral

Viel Musik und Walter Schmiedinger soll die Grabrede ...

Annie

you sit in a plane?
The Ramones - The KKK Took My Baby Away

Circlesquare

you go to a club?
Angelo Badalamenti - The Pink Room (Twin Peaks)

Au Revoir Simone

you stay in bed?
Chicago - Hard To Say I’m Sorry

Skull Defekts

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

gigs / restaurants / life

Panico

take these three tools with you:

Not really tools but things I couldn’t ...

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite sayings

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

Grizzly Bear

you wake up?
Feist - My Moon My Man

Kissey Asplund

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Toni Braxton - Unbreak My Heart

Kissogram

you jog?

I don’t jog.

Editors

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Owen Paul - My Favourite Waste Of Time

DJ Cherrystones

you take a bubble bath?
Can - Future Days

James Pants

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Contusion

Lloyd Cole

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Prince & The Revolution - Raspberry Beret

Tom Vek

you are on the tour bus?
Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart

!!!

first record you remember
Pink Floyd - Animals

Azari & III

you make love?
Sade - Kiss Of Life

Wooden Birds

best soundtrack ever
Rushmore OST

Charlotte Hatherley

you fall asleep?
Captain Beefheart - Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles

Jacques Renault

No. 14
Supermax - Love Machine

Zohra

you wake up?
Buddha Bar - Sky Walk/Althea W

Motor City Drum Ensemble

perfect anthem for Cologne
Justus Köhncke - 2 After 909

Constance Amiot

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

Whitehouse

your sunday morning song
Francis Lai - Scene d'Amour

Bloc Party

you sit in a plane?
Neil Young - Lookout Joe

Justine D

5 favorite places in New York

Central Park / Chinatown (where I grew up) / The ...

Michael Reinboth

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

Martin Rev

you sit in the subway?

I don’t have an iPod and I ...

Orishas

you paint your apartment?

Definitely Cuban music. You need to listen to ...

Alan Oldham


Comics that inspired me (in no particular order)

Zwicker

you go to a club?
Nôze - Kitchen

Joan As Police Woman

you sit in the subway?
Adam & The Ants - Family Of Noise

Datarock

you are on a football field?
Kaptein Kaliber - Jeg Kjoper Middag

The Miserable Rich

you jog?
LCD Soundsystem - 45:33 Mix

James Yorkston

first record you bought

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

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
The Beatles - Rubber Soul

Yoav

your guilty pleasure song
Sisqo - Thong Song

Tiga

you pretend to be married?
Van Morrison - Sweet Thing

Apache Beat

your boozed up anthem
David Bowie - Scary Monsters

Large Professor

5 favorite breaks
The Police - Voices Inside My Head

White Hinterland

the song to be played at your funeral

One that I have written (however, not one ...

Terence Bernardo

perfect song to end a party with
The Rolling Stones - Let It Loose

Funkmasters

your sunday morning song
Let The Good Times Roll

Todd Terje

your ultimate heartbreak song
Rose Royce - Love Don't Live Here Anymore

Jonathan Wilson

you run naked through a cornfield?
Fleet Foxes - Sim Sala Bim

Jimmy Edgar

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mary J. Blige - Your Child

Pepe Bradock

you destroy a hotel room?
Ol’ Dirty Bastard - Goin' Down

Lovefingers

you make love?
Deniece Williams - Free

Heavy

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

Sóley

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fleetwood Mac - Dreams

Alex Smoke

you walk in the rain?
Craig Armstrong - Piano Works

Vashti Bunyan

take these three games along:

cards for Solitaire / Gameboy (see above for how ...

Swahili Blonde

you wake up?
Debbie Fagnano - The Happy Wanderer

Marit Bergman

a song that reminds you of school
Madonna - Like A Virgin

Xiu Xiu

invite these three persons for a weekend:

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

Karl Culley

first record you bought
Faith No More - Angel Dust

New Young Pony Club

a song you wish you'd written yourself

None (it wouldn't be the same if ...

Morgan Geist

you want to disturb your neighbours?

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

Tridact

you prepare for an important date?
Kleeer - Tonight

Belle & Sebastian

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Field - Looping State Of Mind

Ashley Beedle

you are love sick?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Syd Matters

you run naked through a cornfield?
Frank Black - Parry The Wind High, Low

Duke Special

a song that reminds your friends of you
Prince - I Feel For You

Lydia Lunch

you relax on a beach?
Led Zeppelin - When The Levee Breaks

Bottin

No. 1

New York, JFK. It takes ages to get ...

Unconventional Science

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite human inventions

raps / ninja gaiden / Miami / babes / Daft Punk

N.A.S.A.

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

Higamos Hogamos

you play lego?
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Electric 6

you cook?
Air - Virgin Suicides

Rod Thomas

best concert you ever attended
Björk

Charles Webster

you take a bubble bath?
Fela Kuti - Water No Get Enemy

Papst & Abstinenzler

you meet your parents?
Nilsen Brothers - Tom Dooley

Holger Czukay

you sit in the subway?

Ich hasse Musik in der U-Bahn.

DJ Mehdi

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

Shine 2009

you are love sick?
Prefab Sprout - Wild Horses

CALLmeKAT

best day of the week in the city?

I like sunday evenings.

Soul Mekanik

you run naked through a cornfield?
London String Chorale - Galloping Home

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds your friends of you
Lil' Louis - French Kiss

In Flagranti

you are in a depressive mood?

I go through my old records, totally random.

Candi Staton

you are love sick?
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

Aaron Wright

perfect song to end a party with
Frank Sinatra - That's Life

Adonis

perfect anthem for Chicago
Adonis - Rocking Down The House

Hannah Scott

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

Howlin' Rain

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kris Kristofferson - Me And Bobby McGee

Alela Diane

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

Leroy Burgess

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Jesus Children Of America

Kris Menace

your guilty pleasure song

Uh… too many…

Marc Romboy

you drive a car late at night?
Chopin

Mark E.

you jog?
Queen - Bicycle Race

James Murphy

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

John Daly

get these three pets:

three monkeys

Natalie Tusia Beridze

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

I kissed the last time in the airport ...

Dani Siciliano

record you were looking for the longest
The Junkyard Band - Sardines

Air

first record you bought
The Robin Hood storytelling record

Whirlwind Heat

you sit in a plane?
Peter, Paul & Mary - Leaving On A Jet Plane

Barbara Carlotti

you make love?
Daniel Johnston - Try To Love

Irvine Welsh

your boozed up anthem
The Pogues - The Boys From The County Hell

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Radiohead - Kid A

Fan Death

best concert you ever attended
Einstürzende Neubauten

VV Brown

you are love sick?
Jazmine Sullivan - Lions & Tigers & Bears

Woodpigeon

5 favorite records
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Luke Haines

5 favorite things to be afraid of

I presume there is a problem in translation ...

Richard Norris

5 favorite records
Lee Dorsey - Ya Ya

Chromeo

No. 7
The Melodians - Rivers Of Babylon

Beautiful Swimmers

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

The Good Natured

take these three CDs/records with you:
Arcade Fire - Funeral

Jimi Jamison

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Mamas & The Papas - California Dreamin'

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you meet your parents?
Elvis Presley

Moving Units

you go to a club?

Ridiculous conversations.

Casual

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chill Rob G - Let Me Show You (LP)

Omar

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

Turzi

best concert you ever attended
Primal Scream

Dego

you prepare for an important date?
A Tribe Called Quest - Electric Relaxation

The Ones

a song that reminds your friends of you
Size Queen - Paul's Groove

Chateau Flight

your party anthem
Franck Timm

Invisible Conga People

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

Bit-tuner

take these three CDs/records with you:
Sensational - Loaded With Power

Newton Faulkner

No. 3
Tom Waits - Blood Money

Paul Frick

you take a bubble bath?
Windjammer - Tossing And Turning

Dominique Leone

first record you bought
The Beatles - Abbey Road

Bill Brewster

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Circus Maximus - Wind

Lopazz

you ride a bicycle?
Thin Lizzy

Mavis Staples

first record you bought
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

Bodies Of Water

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Karl Blau - Dragon Song

ESG

you go fishing?
Queen - Another One Bites The Dust

Mooner


Top 10 Cosmic LPs of all time

Telepopmusik

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

Glimpse

you meet your parents?
Richard Strauss - An Alpine Symphony

Ray Mang

you jog?
Lenny Williams - You Got Me Running

Psychic Ills

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

Marcus Bonfanti

your party anthem
Freddie King - Pack It Up

Caron Wheeler

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke

Johnossi

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

Magic Mike

first record you bought
The Jackson 5 - Goin' Back To Indiana

Ilya Santana

you run naked through a cornfield?
Popcorn

Kasper Bjorke

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

Luca C & Brigante

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

The Late Greats

you come home from the club?

Any old crap 80’s 7 inches you ...

Terry Lynn

what should one eat when in the city?

Steamed Fish with fried dumplings.

Mr Scruff

you come home from the club?
Charlie Mitchell - After Hours

The Hidden Cameras

best concert you ever attended
Diamanda Galas at Pop Montreal

Chris Carrier

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Love cooking listening to any dub mix. 

Padded Cell

you feel like 1982?
Indoor Life - Indoor Life (LP)

Mungolian Jetset

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Singers Unlimited

Oyvind Morken

your ultimate heartbreak song

I'm like the T-1000, I don`t ...

Erik Truffaz

No. 9
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue

Sven Väth

the song to be played at your funeral

Hm...überleg ich mir noch...

Emma Tricca

you go to a club?
The Eagles - Lyin' Eyes

The Bees

you make love?
Al Green - Simply Beautiful

Tony Carrasco

a record you fell in love to
Carole King - It’s Too Late

Kon & Amir

you are on a football field?
Willie Henderson - Soulful Football

Chris Coco

you sit in a plane?
The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize??

Tim Sweeney

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

Midlake

best concert you ever attended
Michael Jackson

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite instruments

Sequential Circuits Prophet 600 / Akai S1000 sampler / Roland ...

Ilija Rudman

a song that reminds you of school
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall

Heidi Happy

you go to a club?

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

Chuck D

you drive a car late at night?

Some unheard CD.

DJ Touché

No. 9

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

Pyrolator

5 favorite records
Antonio Carlos Jobim & Frank Sinatra

Simone White

first record you remember
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Mirror Mirror

perfect anthem for New York
Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan

The Bangles

you sit in a plane?
The Cowsills

Metronomy

a song that reminds you of school
Ash - 1977

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

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

Lanoiraude

5 favorite animals

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

Kid Koala

you drive a car late at night?
Kid Koala - Fender Bender

John Foxx

you run naked through a cornfield?
Virginia Astley

Wall-E

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

Division Of Laura Lee

you are love sick?
Notorious B.I.G. - Fuck You Tonight (ft. R. Kelly)

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Flat Duo Jets - Go Go Harlem Baby

Justice

5 favorite human inventions

earth / wind / fire / Ed Banger Records / The Holy ...

Gilles Peterson

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

Nicky Siano

you ride a bicycle?

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

The Soulsavers

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Smiths - I Know It's Over

Windsurf

you relax on a beach?
John Cameron - Half Forgotten Daydreams

Franz Nicolay

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Constantines - Tournament Of Hearts

Dan Michaelson

your guilty pleasure song
Wings - Jet

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Bowie - Life On Mars

AM

No. 8
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Kinky

you sit in a plane?
David Bowie - Space Oddity

The Revenge

perfect anthem for Glasgow
The Blue Nile - Tinsel Town In The Rain

Ronny & Renzo

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tricky - Abbaon Fat Tracks

Dinky

5 favorite records
Arthur Russell - The World Of Arthur Russell

Faust

you wake up?
Bob Dylan - Most Of The Time (Oh Mercy)

Nocturnes

your sunday morning song
The Bad Plus - Giant

Kid Loco

you drive a car late at night?
Lee Dorsey - Ride Your Poney

Ora Cogan

you ride a bicycle?
Outkast - Wheelz Of Steel

Chelonis R. Jones

you jog?
The Velvet Underground - Run Run Run

Lindstrom

the song to be played at your funeral
Aaron Neville - Ave Maria

My Bee's Garden

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Kinks - Tired Of Waiting For You

Jill Jones

you sit in the subway?
PJ Harvey - The Whores Hustle And The Hustlers Whore

Boozoo Bajou

your ultimate heartbreak song
Love Unlimited - Love Theme

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite personal tragedies

Nothing favorable. Death of loved ones (more than ...

Luke Solomon

5 favorite records
D’Angelo - Devil’s Pie

Ewan Pearson

your party anthem
Womack & Womack - Teardrops

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite building?

Wennergren Center. A building that has no 90 ...

Sharon van Etten

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Carpenters - Superstar

The Fray

favorite building?

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Speer Avenue ...

Dave Clarke

you wake up?
The Black Angels

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things that make you sexy

I dunno... aftershave, beers?

Phenomenal Handclap Band

best concert you ever attended
Crash Worship

Ost & Kjex

you ride a bicycle?
Mouse On Mars - Kanu

Morningwood

a record you fell in love to
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Sibrydion

a song you would use as a ring-tone

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

Gnod

first record you bought
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill

Mystery Jets

you play ping-pong?
Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

The Priscillas

first record you remember
The Beatles - Help!

Race Horses

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

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you sit by the river?
Alexandre Desplat - The Kiss

Morpheus

you fall asleep?
Martin Denny - Quiet Village (LP)

Rumer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Dusty Springfield - Just A Little Lovin'

Dennis Kane

your boozed up anthem
EPMD

Gary Numan

a song that reminds your friends of you
Fear Factory - Cars

Glen Johnson

a record you fell in love to
ISAN - Beautronics

Kurt Maloo

a song that reminds your friends of you
Double/Kurt Maloo vs. Double - Rangoon Moon

Angel Deradoorian

first record you bought
Mariah Carey - Fantasy

The Phantom Band

a record you fell in love to
The Handsome Family - Through The Trees

Jacob Golden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Anything on American corporate radio will pretty much ...

Whomadewho

you prepare for an important date?
The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers

Max Essa

you stay in bed?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

A Touch Of Class

a song that reminds you of school
Spider Murphy Gang - Wer Wird Denn Woana

When Saints Go Machine

you drive a car late at night?
Sigur Rós

Doe Paoro

your guilty pleasure song
Peter Cetera – Glory Of Love

Cornelius

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

Lucky Soul

you sit in the subway?
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Odawas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bob Dylan & The Band - The Basement Tapes

Olafur Arnalds

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Death Cab for Cutie - Stable Song

Headman

best label ever

Sire Records.

Penguin Prison

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Lithium

Andreya Triana

best concert you ever attended
Stevie Wonder

Alter Ego

a record you fell in love to
New Order - Crystal

Like A Stuntman

you wake up?
Dangerdoom - Old School

Wooden Shjips

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

Trusme

a song that reminds you of school
Prodigy - Experience

Ruede Hagelstein

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

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Lennon - Imagine

Heidi

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

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite place to shag?

Wherever.

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Talking Heads - Remain In Light

Steve Mason

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

Marissa Nadler

a record you fell in love to
Tom Waits

Wolfmother

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Eagles - Take It Easy

James Holden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Starkid - Crayons

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite bands you know personally

The Dub Band / Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra / Working ...

Woolfy

best video clip you ever saw

«Flea Market Montgomery - Long Version» on Youtube. «It ...

Daddy-O

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Talking Heads - Once In A Lifetime

Afrika Bambaataa

you are in a depressive mood?
Yolanda Adams

Alexander Robotnick

you prepare for an important date?
Vasco Rossi - Vita Spericolata

David Rodigan

No. 5
The Jamaicans - Ba Ba Boom

Malachai

5 favorite places in Bristol

Cosies / Mr. Wolfes / Friend and Co’s / St ...

Sam Amidon

you prepare for an important date?
R. Kelly - 12 Play: Fourth Quarter

Justus Köhncke

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Der Plan - Ich Geh Zurück In Die Atmosphäre

Jazzanova

best Beatles song

So ein Gesamtkunstwerk an Musik kann man nicht ...

Radio 4

a song that reminds you of school
Metallica - Fade To Black

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Pavement - Brighten The Corners

Dollskabeat

you are love sick?
ESG - Erase You

Tracey Thorn

a song that reminds your friends of you
Rufus Wainwright

Mugwump

you drive a car late at night?
Klaus Schulze - Tango-Saty

Brasstronaut

you drive a car late at night?
Trentemøller - Moan (Vocal Version)

Emmy The Great

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

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

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Kenny Chesney - Be As You Are

Senor Coconut

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

Wally Badarou

a record you fell in love to
Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D Major

Gemma Ray

5 favorite records
Bo Diddley - Black Gladiator

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite records
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you go to a club?

Flo: Techno, Techno, Techno. Weil in Berlin gar ...

2raumwohnung

take these three DVDs along:

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

Glass Candy

a song that reminds you of school
Twisted Sister - We're Not Gonna Take It

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite personal tragedies

Indecisiveness / Over-analysis / Tottenham Hotspur’s largely mediocre performance ...

Yacht

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

Jesh

No. 8
MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

Lail Arad

you come home from the club?

Then it's time for silence.

The Project Club

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Pink Floyd - Time

Ame

you feel lonely?
Arthur Russell - Calling Out Of Context

Love Inks

best concert you ever attended
Erykah Badu

Captain Sensible

take these three DVDs along:

«Candy» by Neil Armfield / «Brief Encounter» by David ...

DJ Kent

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

Melanie C

5 favorite records
System Of A Down - Toxicity

Ingrid Olava

best day of the week in the city?

Sundays. Hang around in the sun, visit an ...

Wordsworth

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

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite cartoon characters

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

Loane

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

Bush Tetras

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

Headless Heroes

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Notorious B.I.G. - Ten Crack Commandments

Miss Platnum

you smuggle diamonds?
Shirley Bassey - Diamonds Are Forever

Clare & The Reasons

you walk in the rain?
Buddy Holly - That’ll Be The Day

Gossip

you pretend to be married?
a funeral march

Jackpot

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

Georg Levin

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
James Brown - The Payback

Dollboy

best soundtrack ever
David Shire - The Conversation

Ben Watt

a record you fell in love to
The Durutti Column - Return Of The Durutti Column

Trevor Jackson

you make love?

Silence.

Cosmo Vitelli

best video clip you ever saw
Alain Delon - Comme Au Cinéma

Chris & Cosey

first record you remember
The Laughing Policeman

Tindersticks

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Spandau Ballet - True

GusGus

you go to a club?
Q-Burns - Anstract Message

The Golden Filter

you sit in a plane?
Nick Drake - Riverman

Erol Alkan

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

Architeq

you take a bubble bath?
Aphex Twin - Analogue Bubblebath

Nils Frahm

you meet your parents?
Lubomyr Melnyk

Micah P. Hinson

best concert you ever attended
Eric Bachmann

M.A.N.D.Y.

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

Lexx

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - I Want You (LP)

Everything Everything

you make love?
Pump Tha Flava - Do You Bay

Ralphi Rosario

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Madonna - Bad Girl

Cosmo

5 favorite drinks

Coffee / Hot Chocolate / Still Water / Cava / Rioja

Fujiya & Miyagi

record you were looking for the longest
Can - Future Days

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Laurie Anderson - Big Science

Nedry

record you were looking for the longest
Ceschi - They Hate Francisco False

Leo Zero

perfect anthem for London
Bang The Party - Release Your Body

Molly Wagger

5 favorite remixes
Crusin' Gang - Chinatown (Architeq Acid Remix)

Yellowman

a song that reminds your friends of you
Yellowman - Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt

Shawn Lee

a song you wish you'd written yourself
10cc - I'm Not In Love

Kathy Zimmer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Visions Of Johanna

Million Stylez

favorite place to shag?

In my bedroom with my empress.

Nick Chacona

you ride a bicycle?
Early B - Bicycle Bicycle

Jay Jay Johanson

you sit in a plane?
Nico - Chelsea Girl

Polly Scattergood

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

Zambri

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Mani Pedi - It's A Fire

Fabrizio Mammarella

best concert you ever attended
Zongamin

A Guy Called Gerald

the song to be played at your funeral

I’m working on it.

Black Angels

you sit in the subway?
Spacemen 3

Memory Band

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

José James

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite books

Mikhail Bulgakov: «The Master And The Margarita» / Voltaire ...

Tanya Stephens

you run from the cops?
Toy Capone - God Help Me

Pacifika

5 favorite human inventions

the bicycle / the drum / the guitar / the microphone ...

Droog

you pretend to be married?
Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound Of Silence

Ada

take these three games along:

Backgammon / Karten / Monopoly

Fol Chen

you are love sick?
American Music Club - Sick Of Food

David Morales

you sit by a camp fire?
Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle

Kathryn Williams

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Kings Of Leon - The Bucket

Kaos

you sit in a plane?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

Howling Bells

you go to a club?
Uffie - Hot Chick

J Rawls

5 favorite sayings

situations / what up / peace / holla atcha boy / thas ...

Alexandra Hope

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

Fanfarlo

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Boards Of Canada - Roygbiv

Kool & The Gang

you make love?
Heatwave - Always And Forever

Lhasa

a song you would send over the ocean
Gnarls Barkley - Who's Gonna Save My Soul

Beppe Loda

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

Anja Schneider

perfect anthem for Berlin
Plastikman - Panikattack

Black Devil Disco Club

you meet your parents?

Unfortunately I do not get to meet them ...

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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

perfect anthem for New York
Gang Gang Dance

+more

Doe Paoro

first record you bought
Whitney Houston – Whitney

+more

Valery Gore

you drive a car late at night?
Cousteau - Last Good Day Of The Year

+more

Sarah Jaffe

a record you fell in love to
Bon Iver - For Emma Forever Ago

+more