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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

Candi Staton

your party anthem
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Simone White

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Cat Stevens - Trouble

Colder

No. 4
Current 93 - Angel

Ashley Beedle

you take a bubble bath?
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Anni Rossi

5 favorite personal victories

pushing myself to draw in my free time ...

Morgan Geist

you need to get work done?

Music is too important to me and too ...

Peter Broderick

your ultimate heartbreak song
A Silver Mt. Zion - Broken Chords Can Sing A Little

In Flagranti

you make breakfast?

I almost never eat breakfast.

Alexander Robotnick

you ride a bicycle?
Weather Report - American Tango

Telepopmusik

a song you wish you'd written yourself
George Gershwin - Summertime

Kelli Ali

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Greg Weeks - The Hive

Dani Siciliano

a song that reminds your friends of you

I gotta ask my friend Olivia who is ...

Headless Heroes

you read a magazine?
Funkadelic - Maggot Brain

Saint Etienne

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

Tindersticks

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Barry - The More Things Change

Marissa Nadler

you wake up?

Nation Public Radio

Seether

you come home from the club?
Semisonic - Closing Time

Prince Language

you are love sick?
Bob Dylan - You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go

David Holmes

you drive a car late at night?
Dexys Midnight Runners - Don't Stand Me Down

M.A.N.D.Y.

you cook?
Justin Timberlake - Senorita

The Earlies

a song that reminds you of school
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Karn Evil 9

Kinky

you go to a club?
Kanye West - Flashling Lights

Cosmin TRG

start to learn these three things:

Quantum Physics / Rapping / Speak Finnish

Wooden Birds

best concert you ever attended
Ride

Loane

first record you bought
Madonna - Who's That Girl

Alan Oldham

No. 1
Jack Kirby comics from the '60s and '70s

Erik Truffaz

you go to a club?
The Temptations

Ralphi Rosario

your party anthem
Chic - Everybody Dance

Bosque Brown

the song to be played at your funeral
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers

Kon & Amir

you smuggle diamonds?
Barry Manilow - Copacabana

Nick Chacona

best concert you ever attended

Milli Vanilli. Just kidding.

VV Brown

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name

Azari & III

you sit in a plane?
Alice Coltrane

DJ Hell

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

Annie

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

Luca C & Brigante

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

Zohra

you take a bubble bath?

Any lounge compilation; either from the Buddha bar ...

Cypress Hill

your sunday morning song
Willie Bobo - Fried Neckbones and Some Home Fries

Apiento

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I live in Dalston which is pretty raw ...

The Miserable Rich

you are love sick?
Roberta Flack - Do What You Gotta Do

Plum

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

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
Beck - Odelay

Andy Gill

a song that reminds you of school
The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

Jackpot

you wake up?

I try to keep the morning hours quiet ...

Rocko Schamoni

which person from the city you like the most?

Heino Jaeger. Verstorbener Maler und Entertainer.

Jacob Golden

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Seelenluft

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Anastacia - Paid My Dues

Odawas

perfect anthem for Berkley
Dominique Leone - Conversational

The Bees

you are in the sauna?
GZA - Cold World

The Invisible

5 favorite movies

«Play It Again Sam» by Woody Allen / «The ...

Nicky Siano

a record you fell in love to
The Spinners - I'll Be Around

Sóley

first record you remember
Jesus Christ Superstar

Devendra Banhart

you wash your hair?
Pere Ubu - The Modern Dance

Lopazz

you are on a football field?

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

Unconventional Science

a song that reminds you of school
Black Star - Thieves In The Night

Horace Andy

you relax on a beach?

I have not done that in years.

Ilya Santana

your guilty pleasure song
Modern Talking - Geronimo's Cadillac

The Soulsavers

a record you fell in love to
Elliott Smith - Either/Or

Shine 2009

you stay in bed?
Pale Saints - Kinky Love

Chrome Hoof

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Phantasm OST

The Phantom Band

a song that reminds you of school
Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song

GusGus

you make love?
Gus Gus - Polydistortion

Marcus Bonfanti

perfect anthem for London
Freddie King - My Credit Didn't Go Through

Caribou

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

The Shortwave Set

your ultimate heartbreak song
Razorlight - In The Morning

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico

Nedry

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Postal Service - Sleeping In

White Denim

you prepare a candle light dinner?
John Coltrane - Softly As In A Morning Sunrise

Jesse Lenat

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

Moving Units

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Hanson - MMMBop

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite personal tragedies

Sag ich nicht.

Defend Moscow

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass - Spanish Flea

Cornelius

you repair a synthesizer?
Raymond Scott

Bobbito Garcia

you relax on a beach?
Jorge Ben - Comanche

Pilooski

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I don't use songs as a ringtone ...

Steve Mason

your liberation anthem
Public Enemy - Fight The Power

Emma Tricca

you need to get work done?

Then it’s radio time again.

Martin Rev

you miss New York?
The Chesters

Midlake

best Beatles song
The Beatles - This Boy

Ed Harcourt

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Chet Baker - I Fall In Love Too Easily

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you go to a club?

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

Mirror Mirror

you take a bubble bath?
The Associates - Blue Soap

Turzi

first record you remember
Led Zeppelin - III

White Hinterland

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Stars Of The Lid - And Their Refinement Of The Decline

Our Broken Garden

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

Max Romeo

you are stoned?

I never get stoned.

DJ Kent

you take a bubble bath?
Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?

George Duke

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Four And More

Sharon van Etten

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Swans - Children Of God

Invisible Conga People

you walk in the rain?
Che Shizu - Tatakai No Hi Wa

DJ Touché

No. 4

«Zombie» aka «Zombie Flesh Eaters» (Lucio Fulci, 1979 ...

Bloc Party

you destroy a hotel room?
Les Savy Fav - Who Rocks The Party

Dave Clarke

a song that reminds you of school
XTC - Making Plans For Nigel

Shakespeares Sister

your party anthem
James Brown - Honky Tonk

2raumwohnung

take these three books along:

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

Peter, Bjorn & John

you meet your parents?
The Shadows - Man Of Mystery

The Juan MacLean

No. 1
Chrome - Half Machine Lip Moves

Holy Ghost!

you destroy a hotel room?

N: Well, we never have in any sort ...

DJ Nature

best concert you ever attended
Parliament

Joan As Police Woman

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Public Enemy - Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos

Mouse On Mars

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

Port O'Brien

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Songs: Ohia - Didn't It Rain

Lucky Luke

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes

Final Fantasy

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Anne Murray

Skull Defekts

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

Mélissa Laveaux

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

Brothers Of End

you go to a club?
Iggy Pop - Cock In My Pocket

Empire Of The Sun

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

Michael Reinboth

you take part in a peace rally?
Zapp - It Doesn't Really Matter

Architecture In Helsinki

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody

Circlesquare

you pretend to be married?
Sinéad O'Connor - The Last Day Of Our Acquaintance

No Age

you walk in the rain?
Brian Eno - Fullness Of The Wind

We Are Scientists

5 favorite instruments

drums / bass / guitar / microKorg / piano

Bronnt Industries Kapital

a song that reminds your friends of you
Planet Patrol - Cheap Thrills

James Yorkston

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin - It's My Party And I'll ...

Yellowman

a song that reminds your friends of you
Yellowman - Galong Galong Galong

Jimmy Edgar

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

Omar

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

Bush Tetras

you need to get work done?
Interpol

Wolf People

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - White Man In Hammersmith Palais

Tony Carrasco

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Klein & M.B.O. - Dirty Talk

Anna Kashfi

a song that reminds your friends of you

S: Anything about drinking. All in the past ...

J Rawls

5 favorite MCs

Wordsworth / Piakhan / BJ Digby / Jay Z / Pase Rock

Phil Mison

first record you bought
Laurel & Hardy - Trail Of The Lonesome Pine

Jakob der Lügner

you work in the garden?

«S’hett grägnet i de Bergä... mer ...

Bjorn Torske

you take a bubble bath?

I’m practicing throat- and overtone-singing.

Pink Skull

a song that reminds you of school
The Misfits - Hybrid Moments

Lucky Soul

you go to a club?
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Tiga

you play a game of chess?
Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you jog?

V: Don't like to listen to music ...

When Saints Go Machine

you wake up?
Broadcast - Ominous Cloud

Art Brut

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

Karl Culley

best concert you ever attended
Elliott Smith

The Battle Of Land And Sea

your party anthem
Chromeo - She's In Control

John Foxx

first record you remember
Doris Day - Whip crack-away

Eagles Of Death Metal

you drive a car late at night?
The Faces - Stay With Me

Spinto Band

you sit in a plane?
The Beatles - Flying

Headman

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Don't Let Me Down

The Good Natured

take these three CDs/records with you:
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever To Tell

Cortney Tidwell

No. 2
Joni Mitchell - For The Roses

Brian Jackson

first record you remember
Clifford Brown with Strings - Yesterdays

Clare & The Reasons

you sit in a plane?
Van Dyke Parks - Vine Street

Wolfmother

you play lego?
Breakdance Soundtrack

Vetiver

your ultimate heartbreak song
Buffalo Springfield - Expecting To Fly

Pyrolator

5 favorite records
Ida - Heart Like A River

Peanut Butter Wolf

first record you bought
K.C. & The Sunshine Band - I'm Your Boogie Man

Little Jackie

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Village Ghetto Land

Kathy Zimmer

perfect anthem for New York
Kiss - New York Groove

Gnod

first record you remember
Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking

Ratatat

you make love?

No music.

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite restaurants

«Bill's», Brighton/Lewes. Eggs Benedict. / «Max Brenner ...

Justus Köhncke

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Höhner - Die Karawane Zieht Weiter

Adonis

your party anthem
Kool & The Gang - Celebration

Minus 8

a record you fell in love to
Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love

Tridact

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Plone - On My Bus

Metronomy

your party anthem
Wayne Wonder - No Letting Go

Yacht

No. 5
Green Day - Kerplunk

Brennan Green

you prepare for an important date?

Whatever I’m working on because I work ...

Dynamite Deluxe

a song you wish you'd written yourself

D: Oh, endlos viele!

Gary Numan

your ultimate heartbreak song
Chris Isaak - Wicked Game

Dillon

you jog?

Ich jogge nicht!

Meret Becker

perfect anthem for Berlin
Eisler/Brecht - Anmut sparet nicht noch Mühe

A Touch Of Class

perfect anthem for Zurich
Stephan Eicher - Toutes Les Filles Du Limmatquai

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Kings Of Convenience - Quiet Is The New Loud

ESG

you relax on a beach?
The Supremes - I Hear A Symphony

A Mountain Of One

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier

Ruede Hagelstein

you sit in the subway?
Necro - I Need Drugs

The Golden Filter

you go to a club?
The Flirts - Jukebox (Don’t Put Another Dime)

Sarah Jaffe

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

Orishas

you are love sick?

Well, it’s been a long time since ...

Woodpigeon

5 favorite records
The Kinks - Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The Brit...

The Ones

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World

Glen Johnson

the song to be played at your funeral
The Durutti Column - Sketch For Summer

Kissogram

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Radioactivity

Tha 4orce

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Something

Tim Sweeney

you go to a club?
Billy Ocean - Night (Feel Like Getting Down)

Raul Midon

5 favorite things about New York

the lower eastside / 88 Orchard Street (an urban ...

Erobique

first record you bought
Queen - The Works

Dennis Bovell

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Ina Rub A Dub Style (Bad Car...

Robin Saville

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

Matthew Herbert

take these three DVDs along:

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

Wally Badarou

your boozed up anthem
Lalo Schifrin - Theme From Mannix

Hatcham Social

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

Ilija Rudman

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Fame

Gossip

you pretend to be married?

HB: I don’t have the slightest clue...

Rod Thomas

your boozed up anthem
Pulp - Babies

Windsurf

you make love?
Love Unlimited Orchestra

David Morales

you watch porn?
Master C&J - Face It

Everything Everything

you relax on a beach?
Uncouth Koala - Little Englander (Big Mouth)

Ada

take these three CDs/records with you:
Kings Of Convenience - Riot On An Empty Street

Sons And Daughters

you cook?
Hasil Adkins - Chicken Walk

Ingrid Olava

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Reprise» by Joakim Trier. Excellent!

Kid Loco

you cook?
The Beach Boys - Vegetables

Social Disco Club

No. 5
The Persuader - Slussen (Go Dub Mix by Erot)

Chromeo

No. 8
Midnight Star - Curious

Comanechi

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

Matmos

you play ping-pong?
Stereolab - Flourescences

Black Angels

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Bebel Gilberto

your boozed up anthem
Amy Winehouse - Rehab

Mungolian Jetset

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

Scout Niblett

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

Al McKay

you are on the tour bus?
Santana

Beppe Loda

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

Mugwump

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Doors - Riders On The Storm

Glass Candy

your party anthem
Justice

Au Revoir Simone

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

Hannah Scott

your sunday morning song
Paolo Nutini - Coming Up Easy

Motor City Drum Ensemble

perfect anthem for Cologne
Justus Köhncke - 2 After 909

N.A.S.A.

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Gemma Ray

5 favorite things that make you sexy

food / music / MDMA power / Jägermeister / crack / animals

Mark E.

you wake up?
Phuture - Rise From Your Grave

Coldplay

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

Ian Pooley

you go to a club?
Phoenix - Too Young

First Aid Kit

you stay in bed?
Kimya Dawson - Sleep

Oyvind Morken

your guilty pleasure song
Snap! - The Power

Good Shoes

you work in the garden?
Young Knives - Weekends And Bleakdays

Bing Ji Ling

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Something

Mavis Staples

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There

Vashti Bunyan

take these three books along:

«ProTools for Dummies». It needs soooooo much time ...

Lexx

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
A Tribe Called Quest - Check The Rhyme

Neon Heights

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

All of the above.

Ian Hart

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Marius Circus

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

Fan Death

a song you would send over the ocean
Lewis Furey

Lhasa

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

Bob Power

you are in a depressive mood?
Earth, Wind & Fire - Greatest Hits

Zwicker

you play ping-pong?
Zwicker - Ping Pong Muses

Droog

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Panda Bear - Bros

Trentemoller

you relax on a beach?
Sade

My Morning Jacket

you drive a car late at night?
James - Five-O

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
John Cougar Mellencamp - Thundering Hearts

Marit Bergman

favorite restaurant?

«Ho’s». Asian cuisine at Hornsgatan 151.

Cosmo

5 favorite records
Ash Ra Temple - Ash Ra Temple

Sumner Brothers

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald - A Fine Romance

KT Tunstall

you wake up?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Gold Lion

Irvine Welsh

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

C. Gibbs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Cure - Standing On A Beach / Staring At The Sea

Ben Watt

you sit in the subway?
Can - Moonshake

Casual

you drive a car late at night?
Fabolous - Ghetto

Mugison

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

say «good bye» - with tears in one eye ...

Yoav

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Five Years

Belle & Sebastian

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
King Tubby - The Champion Version

The Chap

5 favorite records
Stereolab - Emperor Tomato Ketchup

Soul Clap

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bobby Brown - My Prerogative

Lovefingers

record you were looking for the longest
Eddie Callahan - False Ego; Paul Woznicki - Woz

Andreya Triana

a song that reminds your friends of you
Dr. Dre - Forgot About Dre

Theo Parrish

you come home from the club?

Silence. I don't want any noise. Like ...

Bill Callahan

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

Minotaur Shock

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Smokey Robinson - Quiet Storm

Manuel Tur

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Candi Staton - When You Wake Up Tomorrow

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you wash your hair?
Sir Machete - Sympathy

Alex Smoke

you are in a depressive mood?
Radiohead - Pablo Honey

Air

a record you fell in love to
The Strokes - Is This It?

Travis

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

Interpol

you meet your parents?
Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a record you fell in love to
Long Hind Legs - Return To Me

Karolina Stenstöm

what should one eat when in the city?

Falafel

Hacienda

first record you remember
Joe Cocker - The Letter

Bill Adler

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kanye West - Gold Digger

Cajun Dance Party

record you were looking for the longest

With the internet and stuff it’s pretty ...

Bit-tuner

take these three CDs/records with you:
Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I&II

Boozoo Bajou

No. 1
Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks

Max Tundra

you make love?
Steve Vai - Little Green Men

Dennis Kane

your party anthem
James Brown - Give It Up Or Turn It A Loose

Fujiya & Miyagi

the song to be played at your funeral
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - Shakin' All Over

The Priscillas

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Sonics - The Witch

Toby Tobias

first record you bought
Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five - Step Off

Dominique Leone

your sunday morning song
Claude Debussy - Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum

Blow Monkeys

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

Holger Czukay

you sit in a plane?

Konzentriere mich da aufs Kurshalten.

Nicole Willis

learn these three songs by heart:
Flora Purim - Light As A Feather

Jonathan Wilson

your sunday morning song
Webb Pierce - There Stands The Glass

Fanfarlo

a song that reminds your friends of you
Herb Alpert - Spanish Flea

James Murphy

you are in a depressive mood?
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

Howlin' Rain

your ultimate heartbreak song
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Helplessly Hoping

Tal Weiss

the song to be played at your funeral
Michael Bloomfield - See That My Grave Is Kept Clean

Luke Solomon

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Dogs / falling out of the car door when ...

Stefan Goldmann

you ride a bicycle?
Rashanim - Ar Aare

Dollskabeat

you ride a bicycle?
The Fall - Living Too Late

Duke Special

first record you bought
UB40 - Signing Off

Dego

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

Heidi

you take a bubble bath?
Iron & Wine

Black Devil Disco Club

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

Anja Schneider

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jeff Samuel - Knob (Steve Bug Remix)

Renegade Soundwave

best concert you ever attended

Hard one – The Clash at the Rainbow, Aswad ...

Whitehouse

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You

Pearly Gates

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

None.

Studio

you jog?
Steve Reich - Vermont Counterpoint

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song that reminds you of school
Daft Punk - Homework

Bettye Lavette

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

Tom Vek

5 favorite human inventions

musical instruments / cars / buildings / telephones / time

Barn Owl

a record you fell in love to
Neil Young - Harvest Moon

Trusme

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

Riccio

record you were looking for the longest
Barrington Levy - Here I Come

Leroy Burgess

best video clip you ever saw

The «Where’s The Beef» commercial series for ...

Prefuse 73

you camp in the desert?
Animal Collective

Heavy

you stay in bed?
Björk - Possibly Maybe

Terry Lynn

favorite restaurant?

Jamrock Cafe, 69 Knutsford Boulevard.

Funkmasters

a record you fell in love to
Louis Armstrong - I Only Have Eyes For You

Bomb The Bass

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Nobody Beats The Biz

Chikinki

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

Division Of Laura Lee

you sit in the subway?
Mew - An Envoy To The Open Fields

Gary Lucas

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Pink Floyd - Astronomy Domine

Lydia Lunch

you sit in a plane?

I read on planes. Last book: «The Tomb ...

Melanie C

5 favorite records
System Of A Down - Toxicity

Chuck D

you are on a football field?
Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now

Sandro Perri

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Judas Priest - The Ripper

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mihey & Jumangee - Suka Lubov

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure

Hot Chip

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

Al: I agree with Joe. And spend the ...

Morningwood

you relax on a beach?
Sparklehorse - It's A Wonderful Life

Alva Noto

you ride a bicycle?
M.I.A. feat. Timbaland - Come Around

Kissey Asplund

you prepare for an important date?
The Brothers Johnson - You Keep Me Coming Back

Oneida

you paint your apartment?

No music for this. A friend and conversation.

Little Dragon

a song that reminds you of school
Cypress Hill

Psychic Ills

you walk in the rain?
Rhythm & Sound - No Partial

Valery Gore

you prepare for an important date?
Jamie Lidell - When I Come Back Around

Sven Väth

perfect anthem for Berlin
Dr. Motte - Der Klang Der Familie

Ame

you drive into the country?
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Senor Coconut

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour de France

Efterklang

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Talking Heads - Psycho Killer

Datarock

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

Apache Beat

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

A Guy Called Gerald

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
G.L.O.B.E. & The Whizz Kid - Play That Beat Mr DJ.

The Loose Salute

your boozed up anthem
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary

Shitdisco

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dave Berry - The Crying Game

The Diaphanoids

you run naked through a cornfield?
Tangerine Dream

Shawn Lee

best concert you ever attended
Badly Drawn Boy

Charlotte Hatherley

a song that reminds you of school
Blur - Girls And Boys

Mark Richardson

you meet your parents?
Neil Diamond - Beautiful Noise

Richard Hawley

5 favorite records
Jim Reeves - Welcome To My World

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite personal victories

mein erstes selbstgebautes Floss / mein erstes Auto, der ...

Birdy Nam Nam

you rob a bank?
Giorgio Moroder - The Chase

Syd Matters

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

Marc Romboy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elton John - Blue Eyes

Woolfy

first record you bought
Eazy E - Boyz In The Hood

John Klemmer

you drive a car late at night?
Sade

Baikonour

best concert you ever attended
Boredoms

Crystal Antlers

you relax on a beach?
Wham! - The Edge Of Heaven

Kurt Maloo

a song that reminds you of school
Cream - N.S.U

Broken Social Scene

learn these three songs by heart:
Black Sabbath - Supernaut

Rebelski

you take a bubble bath?
The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love

Trans Am

you prepare for an important date?
Crowded House

Parlour

your boozed up anthem
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Wall-E

you wake up?
Michael Crawford - Put On Your Sunday Clothes

AM

No. 1
Arthur Verocai - Arthur Verocai

Rumer

your party anthem
Bill Withers - Use Me

Soul Mekanik

you go fishing?
The Floaters - Float On

Kool Keith

first record you bought
Sun - Sun Is Here

Young Knives

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Brasstronaut

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Jonny Greenwood - Prospectors Arrive (There Will Be Blo...

Polly Scattergood

take these three CDs/records with you:
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite places in the world

Cybertron / Future Ditches, Albuquerque / Bloody Noses / I’m ...

Suzanne Vega

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You

Treefight For Sunlight

the song to be played at your funeral
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Fiona Daniel

you meet your parents?
The Beatles

The Emperor Machine

you relax on a beach?
Steely Dan - Peg

Xiu Xiu

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

crime / prostition / drugs

Telephones

you repair a synthesizer?
The Units - High Pressure Days

Still Going

first record you remember
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Magic Mike

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Crystal Method - Busy Child

DJ Mehdi

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Model

Sebastien Tellier

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Discovery

Alela Diane

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
John Prine - Sam Stone

Max Essa

you sit in a plane?
Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man

Lanoiraude

5 favorite remixes
Jonny L - This Time (Carl Craig Remix)

Daddy-O

you go to a club?
N.O.R.E. - Nothin'

Lloyd Cole

perfect anthem for New York
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Little Johnny Jewel

Swahili Blonde

you sit in a plane?
Gene Austin - My Blue Heaven

Slove

you surf the internet?
Prins Thomas - Ny Maskin

The Morning Benders

best soundtrack ever
Jean Constantin - The 400 Blows

DJ Vadim

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Dillinja - It Ain't Too Loud

Afrika Bambaataa

the song to be played at your funeral
Diana Ross - Theme Form Mahogany (Do You Know Where You...

Panico

No. 6
Shogun - Demonio

My Bee's Garden

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

Faust

you walk through a dark forest?

Ich wäre doof dazu Musik hören ...

Howling Bells

perfect anthem for Sydney
The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations

Rich Medina

you shop for shoes?
A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It?

Ricardo Villalobos

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

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite animals

Ducks / Swans / Geese / Pigs / Cats

Al Kent

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

New Young Pony Club

a record you fell in love to
Prince - 1999

Love Inks

your sunday morning song

There's a great reggae show on the ...

Thievery Corporation

you sit in a plane?
Fila Brazillia - A Zed And To Ls

Jazzanova

perfect anthem for Berlin

Ich mag keine Hymnen für Grenzen.

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you ride a bicycle?

I reckon I reside in quite literally the ...

Living Things

you go to a club?
Outkast - Bombs Over Baghdad

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Supergrass - I Should Coco

Rainer Trüby

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

Munk

you prepare for an important date?
Böhse Onkelz

Tanya Stephens

you fall asleep?
Kenny G.

Trevor Jackson

you relax on a beach?
Horace Andy

Simple Kid

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Lee Hazlewood - Some Velvet Morning

Erol Alkan

you prepare for an important date?
The Faces - You Can Make Me Dance Sing Or Any Old Thing...

Caron Wheeler

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Michael Jackson - Rock With You

Mystery Jets

you fall asleep?
Arcade Fire - Funeral

James Pants

your party anthem
The Normal - Warm Leatherette

Ewan Pearson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ewan MacColl - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Leon Ware

your boozed up anthem
Marvin Gaye - After The Dance

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite human inventions

cars / houses / beds / music / E-Mail (in no particular ...

Bodies Of Water

a record you fell in love to
Hank Williams

Pepe Bradock

a song that reminds you of school
Depeche Mode - New Life

Drugstore

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

Aaron Wright

your sunday morning song
Squeeze

Charles Webster

you are love sick?
Georg Friedrich Händel - Sarabande In D Minor

Kalabrese

a song that reminds your friends of you
Kalabrese - Hühnerfest

Kathryn Williams

you sit in the subway?
Nick Drake - One Of These Things First

Leo Zero

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t do depressed.

Sondre Lerche

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

Defari

a record you fell in love to
Heatwave - Always And Forever

Boom Bip

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
King Tubby - No Love Version

The Project Club

you paint your apartment?
DJ Shadow - Endtroducing (LP)

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite records
Matmos - The Rose Has Teeth In The Mouth Of A Beast

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Padded Cell

you run from the cops?
Badder Than Evil - Hot Wheels (The Chase)

Editors

you sit in the subway?
The Cure - Lovesong

Bill Brewster

you fall asleep?
Ornette Coleman - Sleep Talk

Emmy The Great

a record you fell in love to
Animal Collective - Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've...

Chateau Flight

perfect anthem for Paris
Jacques Dutronc - Paris S'éveille

Constance Amiot

your party anthem

Cypress Hill will definitely make everybody dance!

Kid Koala

you walk in the rain?
Jay Black & The Americans - Walking In The Rain

Morpheus

you sit in the subway?
The Hollies - Bus Stop

Thieves Like Us

first record you bought
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill

Fingerpicked

No. 1
Fatoumata Diawara - Bakonoba (World Circuit, 2011)

Newton Faulkner

No. 6
Cornelius - Point

Mr Scruff

you relax on a beach?
Kelan Phil Cohran - On The Beach

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
R.E.M.

The Late Greats

you stay in bed?
Neil Young

Howe Gelb

take these three games along:

Texas Hold Em / Tahoe Hold Em / Omaha

Mooner


Top 10 Cosmic LPs of all time

James Holden

your boozed up anthem
Queen - We Are The Champions

Richard Norris

you make love?
Can - Yoo Doo Right

Memory Band

you take a bubble bath?
Jeff Alexander - Come Wander With Me

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Pastor

you make love?
Burzum - Kaimadalthas' Nedstigning

Chromatics

the song to be played at your funeral
Grace Jones

Doe Paoro

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

Malachai

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Mark Murphy - S'Consolato

Anne Clark

you sit in the subway?
Motor City Drum Ensemble - Raw Cuts 5

Ora Cogan

you sit in a plane?
Master Musicians Of Joujouka - Your Eyes Are Like a Cup...

Kaos

a record you fell in love to
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

These New Puritans

you go to a club?
Capleton

Johnossi

favorite place to shag?

J: In my bed. Or... let’s say ...

Molly Wagger

you go to a club?
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - The Skin Of My Yellow Countr...

Gilles Peterson

you sit in a plane?
UFO - United Future Airlines

Ost & Kjex

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

David Pajo

take these three CDs/records with you:

All the jazz soundtracks I own

Angel Deradoorian

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Short Circuit

Future Beat Alliance

first record you bought
Altered Images - Happy Birthday

Jean-Michel Jarre

your sunday morning song
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem

Wordsworth

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t have one.

Alter Ego

perfect anthem for Frankfurt
Hildegard Knef - Ich hab noch einen Koffer in Berlin

Michael Mayer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Modeselektor

5 favorite months

Oktober /November / Dezember / Januar / Februar

Cosmo Vitelli

your sunday morning song
Can - Sunday Jam

Frank Black

get these three pets:

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

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Jonathan Fire Eater - Tremble Under Boom Lights

José James

you feel like 1982?
Flying Lotus - 1983

Luke Haines

5 favorite things to be afraid of

I presume there is a problem in translation ...

Mechanical Bride

you sit in the subway?
Nico - These Days

Whomadewho

5 favorite things that make you sexy

TH: my high forehead / my hats / my muscular ...

Tracey Thorn

a song that reminds your friends of you
Rufus Wainwright

Linda Lewis

first record you bought
The Beatles - From Me To You

Terence Bernardo

your guilty pleasure song

I try not to feel guilty about enjoying ...

Kool & The Gang

you are on a football field?

The echo of the pre game and after ...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

first record you bought
The Selecter - On My Radio

Wooden Shjips

you stay in bed?
The Rolling Stones - Sister Morphine

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
MC Shan - I Pioneered This

Horse Meat Disco

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

Whirlwind Heat

you fall asleep?
Vincent Gallo - When

Camille

you relax on a beach?
Bob Marley

Kris Menace

you solve difficult mathematical tasks?
The Emperor Machine - The TV Extra Band

Chris Coco

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Lisbee Stainton

your sunday morning song
Elbow - One Day Like This

Jacques Renault

No. 14
Supermax - Love Machine

Kinski

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Michael Jackson - Rock With You

Tim Mälzer

first record you remember
Kiss - Dynasty

Round Table Knights

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Sebastien Tellier - La Ritournelle

Chris & Cosey

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Future Bible Heroes - Losing Your Affection

Pacifika

5 favorite personal belongings

RC30 / bicycle / skateboard / surfboard / tintin collection

Morton Valence

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Carl Orff - Carmina Burana

King Britt

you wake up?
Coldplay - Speed Of Sound

Magic Arm

you meet your parents?
Phil Collins - No Jacket Required

Todd Terje

most valuable record you own
John Forde - Don't You Know Who Did It

!!!

your boozed up anthem
!!! - Must Be The Moon

The Jackets

a song you wish you'd written yourself
AC/DC - Ride On

Lindstrom

perfect anthem for Oslo
Uriah Heep - Heartache City

Million Stylez

which song fits the city the best?

«Give Me The Strength» (from my own album ...

Nocturnes

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Maus

Jill Jones

you want to tell your boyfriend it's over?
Violent Femmes - Gone Daddy Gone

Jesh

No. 2
Oasis - Definitely Maybe

Captain Sensible

you go to a club?
DJ Tsuyoshi

Ray Mang

you relax on a beach?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Ronny & Renzo

you go to a club?
Rhythm Is Rhythm - Strings Of Life

Higamos Hogamos

you wake up?
Devo - Uncontrollable Urge

Lail Arad

you meet your parents?
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - Ice Cream Man

Dan Michaelson

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Paperback Writer

Stephan Remmler

first record you bought
Elvis Presley - 50'000'000 Elvis Fans Can't Be Wrong

Beverley Knight

you make love?
Prince - If I Was Your Girlfriend

Barbara Carlotti

you come home from the club?
Françoise Hardy - Comment Te Dire Adieu

Glimpse

5 favorite cities

London / Berlin / Barcelona / Toronto / New York

Sibrydion

No. 1
Super Furry Animals - Mwng

Gwyneth Herbert

you feel like 1982?
Paul Robeson - My Curly Headed Baby

The Fray

you play ping-pong?
Rage Against The Machine

Lo Fat Orchestra

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Getting Better

Dinky

5 favorite records
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 2

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite books

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

Mark Archer

a song that reminds your friends of you
Sugar Bear - Don't Scandalize Mine

Bottin

you fall asleep?
Massive Attack - Dissolved Girl

Sam Amidon

5 favorite movies

«The Ice Storm» by Ang Lee / «Pandora's ...

Tiago

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Os Loosers - At Prison Gates Only The Keys Sing

The Revenge

a song that reminds you of school
Prefab Sprout - The King Of Rock N' Roll

Hannah Cohen

a record you fell in love to
Talk Talk

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite things that make you sexy

teeth / hair / glasses / wit / a lot of drinks

David Rodigan

No. 4
Phyllis Dillon - Don’t Stay Away

Grizzly Bear

you come home from the club?
Deerhunter - Fluorescent Grey

Karl Bartos

record you were looking for the longest

Gibt es nicht, heutzutage findet man im Internet ...

Coyote

you prepare for an important date?

Ampo: Me too.

Moonboots


Top 10 favourite records of all time

Olafur Arnalds

first record you bought
2Pac - Greatest Hits

Heidi Happy

you wake up?
Gilbert Bécaud - Nathalie

Osborne

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
The Smiths

Quiet Village

you come home from the club?
Chet Baker

Joakim

you meet your parents?
Johnny Cash

Kasper Bjorke

first record you bought
Back To The Future Soundtrack

Julia Franck

invite these three persons for a weekend:

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

Miss Platnum

you drive a car late at night?
Sam Sparro

Jay Jay Johanson

you make love?
Air

Jimi Jamison

your party anthem
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive

Chris Carrier

5 favorite records
Quince & Benny Rodrigues - 7 Up

The Bangles

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

I would be screaming too loud to listen ...

Gravenhurst

you run from the cops?
Iron Maiden - Phantom Of The Opera

Matthew Dear

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
John Prine - Great Compromise

Alexandra Hope

you are love sick?
Beach House - Used To Be

Beautiful Swimmers

you want to disturb your neighbours?

M: The most over-the-top Byron Stingley-led house I ...

Architeq

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

DJ Cherrystones

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

Georg Levin

you camp in the desert?
Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song

Junior Boys

your party anthem
Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride

Penguin Prison

a song that reminds your friends of you
James Brown - I Feel Good

Stratus

first record you remember
Bo Diddley - Road Runner

Dwele

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bill Cosby - Martin's Funeral

Tahiti 80

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Hey Jude

Nils Frahm

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Cliff Martinez - Solaris

Monday Michiru

you prepare for an important date?
Me'shell Ndegeocello

Audie Darling

best movie that takes place in the city?

The only movies I can think of filmed ...

Micah P. Hinson

a record you fell in love to
Neutral Milk Hotel - In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

Justine D

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Ministry - The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste

Justice

5 favorite remixes
Ark - Sucubz (Mr. Oizo Remix)

Yuck

5 favorite records
Pixies - Doolittle

Sandi Thom

you fall asleep?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Dollboy

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

Papst & Abstinenzler

you had enough of this world?
Johnny Cash - Redemption Day

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite place to shag?

Why not try the top of Obervatoirelunden with ...

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
Lalo Schifrin - Dirty Harry

El-P

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

Paul Frick

you are love sick?
Gonjasufi - She's Gone

Chelonis R. Jones

you sit in the subway?
Hot Streak - Body Work

Electric 6

you are on a football field?
Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Race Horses

you drive a car late at night?
Canned Heat - On The Road Again

John Daly

take these three games along:

I don’t care much for games.

Kevin Saunderson

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Transformers». Most of that footage was shot in ...

Soft Rocks

you ride a bicycle?
The Project Club

Peter Kruder

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour de France

Van She

5 favorite human inventions

Time Machine (only in Australia) / Mixer taps to ...

Daniel Wang

first record you remember
Edvard Grieg - In der Halle des Bergkönigs

Cazals

your boozed up anthem
The Stone Roses - I Am The Resurrection

Radio 4

first record you remember
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Franz Nicolay

first record you remember
Doc Watson - Greatest Hits
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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

best Beatles song
«Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds»

+more

Doe Paoro

your guilty pleasure song
Peter Cetera – Glory Of Love

+more

Valery Gore

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jeff Buckley - Everybody Here Wants You

+more

Sarah Jaffe

your ultimate heartbreak song
Fleetwood Mac - Silver Springs

+more