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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

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Plastic Bertrand - Ca Plane Pour Moi

DJ Hell

you cook?

I don’t cook.

The Chap

5 favorite personal belongings

CD burner / Jansport laptop bag / Down-filled duvet (every ...

Luke Haines

5 favorite personal victories

Agincourt / Tobruk / Saigon / Culluden / Falkland Islands

Vashti Bunyan

start to learn these three things:

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

Lisbee Stainton

your liberation anthem
Martha & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Street

Ratatat

you wake up?
Apollo 100 - Joy

Sebastien Tellier

a record you fell in love to
Dennis Wilson - Pacific Ocean Blue

The Jackets

your party anthem
The Sonics - Boom

The Morning Benders

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

Kelli Ali

you are in a depressive mood?
Eagles Of Death Metal - San Berdoo Sunburn

Shitdisco

you prepare for an important date?
Huey Lewis & The News - The Power Of Love

Dollskabeat

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Can - Moonshake

Bottin

No. 7

Venice Marco Polo VCE. How predictable of me ...

Jimmy Edgar

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
«Lost Highway» Soundtrack

Glimpse

you stay in bed?
Carl Craig - Just Another Day

Karolina Stenstöm

best day of the week in the city?

I don’t know.

Jesse Lenat

you sit in a plane?

Nothing. I like to read or look out ...

Bing Ji Ling

best concert you ever attended
Stevie Wonder

The Rayographs

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

Mugison

5 favorite personal tragedies

the second I got in the world and ...

Alter Ego

a record you fell in love to
New Order - Crystal

Bettye Lavette

your ultimate heartbreak song
Donny Hathaway - Giving Up Is Hard To Do

Polly Scattergood

start to learn these three things:

how to be alone / how to cook / how ...

Marius Circus

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

Marc Romboy

you walk through a dark forest?
The Cure - Killing An Arab

Magic Arm

you sit by a camp fire?
Beach House - Zebra

Max Tundra

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Thinking Plague - This Weird Wind

Mystery Jets

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

Morpheus

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Eddie Cooley - Fever

Zwicker

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

Yoav

best soundtrack ever
«Romeo and Juliet»

Captain Sensible

you sit in the subway?
Sheila & The B Devotion - Spacer

Devendra Banhart

you make love?
Lil' Kim

Sharon van Etten

you make love?
Portishead - Only You

Rod Thomas

first record you remember
The Beatles

Fingerpicked

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

Malachai

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Hey Bulldog

Wall-E

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

Nedry

your sunday morning song
Tortoise

Sondre Lerche

you play a game of chess?
Marcos Valle

Camille

you make love?

Silence. Making love is making music.

Molly Wagger

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Brian Eno - An Ending (Ascent)

Fiona Daniel

you drive a car late at night?
Radiohead - Weird Fishes

N.A.S.A.

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Van Halen - Jump

Black Devil Disco Club

you go fishing?
Pierre Henry - Psyché Rock

Robin Saville

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

Still Going

your sunday morning song

E & L: Usually we are sleeping sunday mornings.

Chris Coco

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Chromeo

No. 1
Notorious B.I.G. - Who Shot Ya

Brasstronaut

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

Barbara Carlotti

you meet your parents?
Philippe Katerine - Louxor J'Adore

Bill Callahan

your boozed up anthem
David Allan Coe - Pussy Whipped Again

Justine D

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

Shawn Lee

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

Modeselektor

5 favorite TV shows

Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar / Germanys Next Topmodel / Promidinner ...

The Fray

you drive a car late at night?
Broken Social Scene - Looks Just Like The Sun

Cazals

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I've Got A Feeling

Thieves Like Us

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

The Good Natured

invite these three persons for a weekend:

My mother, father and brother, Marcus, Claire, Alice ...

Tracey Thorn

perfect anthem for London
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

Kinski

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

Yacht


Top 10 all-time favourite records

Lucky Soul

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Chic - I Want Your Love

Ian Pooley

you take a bubble bath?
Eggstone - Vive La Difference

Jill Jones

you make love?
Craig Armstrong featuring Antye Greie-Fuchs - Waltz

Lucky Luke

first record you remember
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Oyvind Morken

perfect anthem for Oslo

If you ask Oslo, probably some Rihanna shit ...

Lindstrom

you watch girls go by?
The Sandpipers - Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls

Kalabrese

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

Eagles Of Death Metal

you sit in the subway?

I don’t ride the subway because people ...

Soul Clap

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

Baikonour

your ultimate heartbreak song
Serge Gainsbourg - Je Suis Venu Te Dire Que Je M'en Vai...

Tahiti 80

your boozed up anthem
The Peter Parker Experience - Scotch

Dani Siciliano

first record you remember
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Ballet From Swan Lake

Hannah Scott

your party anthem
House Of Pain - Jump Around

Architecture In Helsinki

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Avalanches - Since I Left You

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you run naked through a cornfield?

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

Au Revoir Simone

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

Memory Band

you wake up?
Pharoah Sanders - Golden Lamp

Stephan Remmler

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I'm So Tired

Bodies Of Water

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sam Cooke - Having A Party

Bit-tuner

take these three games along:

Super Mario Kart / Sim City / Fifa Soccer

Wooden Shjips

you meet your parents?
Creme Soda - (I'm) Chewin' Gum

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Seventh World - Seventh World

Peter, Bjorn & John

you are on a football field?
Accept - Balls To The Wall

Chris & Cosey

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Simon Dupree & The Big Sound - Kites

Yellowman

a record you fell in love to
Bob Marley - Pound Get A Blow

My Bee's Garden

a song to seduce you
Dennis Wilson - Lady

Olafur Arnalds

a record you fell in love to
Jimmy Eat World - Clarity

Moonboots

No. 4
Tears For Fears - The Hurting

Neon Heights

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

Jesper Dahlbäck

which person from the city you like the most?

My wife!

Million Stylez

favorite band hailing from the city?

Nordic Steel

Kasper Bjorke

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Model

Cornelius

you prepare for an important date?
Date Course Pentagon Royal Garden - Structure

Chikinki

your ultimate heartbreak song
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Mark Richardson

you are on a football field?
Amy Winehouse - Love Is A Losing Game

Dego

you make love?
Erykah Badu - Other Side Of The Game

Beppe Loda

you paint your apartment?
The Fifth Dimension - Let The Sunshine In

Erol Alkan

you drive a car late at night?
The Smiths - Meat Is Murder

ESG

you sit in a plane?
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Constance Amiot

record you were looking for the longest
Primitive Radio Gods - Standing Outside A Broken Phone ...

Horace Andy

No. 2
Bob Marley - Hypocrites

Pilooski

record you were looking for the longest
Michael Bundt - Just Landed Cosmic Kid

Erobique

first record you remember
George Baker Selection - Una Paloma Blanca

White Denim

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Prince - If I Was Your Girlfriend

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite cartoon characters

Starscream / Ram Man / The Shredder / Cheetara / Preceptor

Ilija Rudman

best soundtrack ever
Rick James - Everywhere I Go

Spinto Band

your ultimate heartbreak song
Skip James - Devil Got My Woman

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite personal victories

make living out of music / get gigs quite ...

Travis

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

Tim Mälzer

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Harald Schmidt / Paris Hilton / Robert De Niro

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lou Reed - Perfect Day

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite TV shows

«Brass Eye» series by Chris Morris on Channel ...

Boozoo Bajou

No. 8
John Lee Hooker - That's Where It's At

These New Puritans

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Sade - Cherish The Day

The Late Greats

you go to a club?
Pavement

Michael Reinboth

you ride a bicycle?
Moodymann

The Ones

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Prince - Adore

Empire Of The Sun

you wake up?
Don Williams - We Should Be Together

Air

record you were looking for the longest
The Left Banke - Pretty Ballerina

Peanut Butter Wolf

the song to be played at your funeral

Don’t jinx me!

Martin Rev

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

Phil Mison

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

Trevor Jackson

you fall asleep?
Arovane - Tides

Comanechi

you run naked through a cornfield?
Chicks On Speed - Will Save Us All

Fol Chen

you sit in the subway?
Richard Hawley - The Light At The End Of The Tunnel (Wa...

Padded Cell

you fall asleep?
The Orb - Okie Dokie It's The Orb

Max Romeo

you are in a depressive mood?
Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time

Saint Etienne

you make love?
Fleetwood Mac - Sara

Yuck

5 favorite bands you know personally

The History of Apple Pie / Fanzine / Bo Ningen

Datarock

you cook?
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Blabber 'n Smoke

Todd Terje

first record you remember
Don Williams

Horse Meat Disco

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

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

Chuck D

you fall asleep?

Gangster Rap

Senor Coconut

you sit in a plane?
Sun Ra - We Travel The Spaceways

Dave Clarke

your boozed up anthem
The Specials - Pearl's Cafe

Jakob der Lügner

you ride a bicycle?
Florian Ast - Sex

The Golden Filter

you sit in a plane?
Nick Drake - Riverman

Steve Mason

a song that reminds you of school
X-Ray Spex - Oh Bondage! Up Yours!

Van She

5 favorite remixes
Tiga - Move My Body (Only 4 Erol Mix)

Mirror Mirror

you sit in the subway?
Tom Waits - Underground

Leo Zero

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

Slove

you are love sick?
Portishead - The Rip (Datassette Remix)

Dan Michaelson

perfect anthem for London
Annie Lennox - Walking On Broken Glass

Large Professor

5 favorite rhymes
The Lox - Breathe Easy

Ben Watt

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

Lo Fat Orchestra

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Getting Better

Rich Medina

you run naked through a cornfield?
Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train

Dinky

5 favorite records
Arthur Russell - The World Of Arthur Russell

Holger Czukay

you make love?

Gott oh Gott, mich dann auch noch mit ...

Azari & III

you prepare for an important date?

S: Silence!

GusGus

you wake up?
Des'ree - Kissing You

White Hinterland

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Minotaur Shock

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Scouting For Girls

David Morales

you watch porn?
Master C&J - Face It

El-P

you fall asleep?

Never happens.

Nick Chacona

you stay in bed?
Roland Burrell - Stormy Night

The Soulsavers

the song to be played at your funeral
Lou Reed - Perfect Day

Gwyneth Herbert

you prepare for an important date?
Wayne Country & The Electric Chairs - (If You Don't Wan...

Julia Franck

take these three games along:

Schach. Oder ist das keins und gibt es ...

Anja Schneider

record you were looking for the longest
Romanthony - The Wanderer

Dennis Kane

you prepare for an important date?

I'm recently separated. So I'll let ...

Tom Vek

you wake up?
Q And Not U - Wonderful People

Ronny & Renzo

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Suns Of Aqra - Revenge Of The Mozabites (Dark Side)

Art Brut

a song that reminds you of school
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band - I'm The Urban Space Man

We Are Scientists

5 favorite personal belongings

my Fender Telecaster / my Boss DD6 delay pedal ...

Simple Kid

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Eminem - Stan

Headman

best video clip you ever saw
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Explosions In The Sky

you surf the internet?
Deerhunter - Helicopter

The Bangles

you make love?
Les Paul & Mary Ford

Nicole Willis

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Guardian/Observer / Hello! / Wax Poetics 

Dwele

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

Coldplay

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

Renegade Soundwave

your sunday morning song
Flight Of The Conchords - Boom

Mr Scruff

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

Mélissa Laveaux

your ultimate heartbreak song
Stina Nordenstam - Everyone Else In The World

James Yorkston

your boozed up anthem

I booze down. 

Manuel Tur

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

Efterklang

the song to be played at your funeral
Fred Astaire - He Loves And She Loves

Georg Levin

you walk through a dark forest?
Richard Strauss - Metamorphosen

John Foxx

the song to be played at your funeral
Ludwig van Beethoven - Ode For Joy

Pacifika

5 favorite instruments

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

DJ Nature

first record you remember
Martha & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Streets

Cosmo Vitelli

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Laurie Anderson - O Superman

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you drive into the country?

Da hör ich am liebsten den Hahn ...

Jay Jay Johanson

you drive a car late at night?
David Sylvian - Blemish (LP)

Wooden Birds

best soundtrack ever
Pink Floyd - Obscured By Clouds

Fan Death

best video clip you ever saw
C + C Music Factory - Things That Make You Go Hmmmm

Adonis

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

First Aid Kit

you cook?
Joanna Newsom - Peach, Plum, Pear

Heavy

you sleep walk?
Joe Henderson - Punjab

Lanoiraude

5 favorite authors

Boris Vian. Thought-provoking, innovative 50’s writer. / Charles ...

DJ Kent

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

US3

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

Brothers Of End

you sit in a plane?
Queens Of The Stone Age - The Lost Art Of Keeping A Sec...

Little Jackie

you run naked through a cornfield?
Hair Soundtrack

Ray Mang

you drive into the country?
Steve Reich - Electric Counterpoint

Miss Platnum

you relax on a beach?
Lewis Taylor - You Make Me Wanna

Toby Tobias

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

Grizzly Bear

you surf the internet?

My entire itunes on shuffle.

George Duke

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Four And More

Michael Mayer

a song that inspires you
Trio - Da Da Da

Lexx

your boozed up anthem
Grand National - Drink To Moving On

Wolf People

first record you bought
Nirvana - Lithium

Orishas

you jog?

The same stuff I listen while riding a ...

Blow Monkeys

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy

Interpol

you pretend to be married?
Manu Chao - Je Ne t'aime Plus

AM

No. 2
Jorge Ben - A Tabua de Esmeralda

Race Horses

your party anthem
Hot Chip - Ready For The Floor

Midlake

perfect anthem for Denton
The Baptist Generals - Alcohol (Turn And Fall)

Fabrizio Mammarella

a record you fell in love to
Arthur Russell - You And Me Both

Riccio

favorite street?

Via Saragozza, the longest porticoed street in the ...

Bill Brewster

you drive a car late at night?
Underworld - Dark & Long

Simone White

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Thievery Corporation

you go to a club?
Karminski Expierence - Explorations

Lhasa

the song to be played at your funeral

That’s none of my business.

Jonathan Wilson

your party anthem
Grateful Dead - Europe '72

Ian Hart

a record you fell in love to
Love - Forever Changes

Moving Units

you take a bubble bath?

Foam bubbles.

Phenomenal Handclap Band

record you were looking for the longest
João Donato - Quem é Quem

Like A Stuntman

you prepare for an important date?
The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes

Alexandra Hope

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Otis Redding - That's How Strong My Love Is

Hannah Cohen

perfect anthem for New York
Gang Gang Dance

Drugstore

you sit by the river?

I do. I live next to the river ...

Vetiver

your boozed up anthem
Jerry Jeff Walker - It's A Good Night For Singing

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite bands you know personally

Fort Lauderdale / The Squire of Somerton / The Black ...

Raul Midon

5 favorite books

Yann Martel: «The Life Of Pi». A magical ...

Prefuse 73

your boozed up anthem
Ol' Dirty Bastard - Shimmy Shimmy Ya

CALLmeKAT

what should one eat when in the city?

It’s a cliché but: Smørrebrød ...

Sandi Thom

you fall asleep?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Trans Am

you cook?

Commercial radio stations.

Droog

you are window shopping?
Dr. Dre - The Day The Niggaz Took Over

Turzi

first record you bought
Sonic Youth - Dirty

Morton Valence

you make love?
Judas Priest - Breaking The Law

Tiago

you camp in the desert?
Here We Go Magic - Casual

Everything Everything

your sunday morning song
The Commodores - Easy

Kevin Saunderson

best day of the week in the city?

Sundays. Because all my sports are on, all ...

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young - Déjà Vu

Tanya Stephens

you remember the good old days?
Tiger - No Wanga Gut

Ralphi Rosario

perfect anthem for Chicago
Debbie Jacobs - Don't You Want My Love

Terry Lynn

favorite club?

Asylum. You can go crazy at the «Asylum»!

Mugwump

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Hardfloor - Hardtrance Acperience

Papst & Abstinenzler

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Hildegard Knef - Ich bin zu müde, um schlafen zu gehen

Living Things

No. 8
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Kon & Amir

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy

Luke Solomon

you go to a club?
Radio Slave - Dedication

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your liberation anthem
Folke Rabe - What??

Electric 6

you cook?
Air - Virgin Suicides

Ricardo Villalobos

the song to be played at your funeral
Gescom - Key Nell 4

Sóley

the perfect anthem for Edmonton
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

Alex Smoke

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Delirious

Telephones

you repair a synthesizer?
The Units - High Pressure Days

Howe Gelb

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Rainer / Pappy / Thelonious Monk

Beautiful Swimmers

you wake up?
Jon Hassell - Earthquake Island

Afrika Bambaataa

record you were looking for the longest
The Soundtrack of «Casino Royale»

Dynamite Deluxe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Björk; Portishead

Fujiya & Miyagi

your party anthem
Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno

Alexander Robotnick

you relax on a beach?
Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me

Lydia Lunch

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lydia Lunch

Lail Arad

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime

Ora Cogan

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

DJ Mehdi

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

Funkmasters

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

Osborne

a song that reminds your friends of you
Musk - Lonely Tyrant

Stratus

a song that reminds you of school
Captain Rock - Captain Rock To The Future Shock

Duke Special

best soundtrack ever
«Grace Of My Heart»

M.A.N.D.Y.

you drive a car late at night?
Carl Craig - Landcruising

The Project Club

you are on a football field?
Neu! - Für Immer

Apiento

first record you bought
Rush - Moving Pictures

Hatcham Social

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears

Emma Tricca

you stay in bed?

That would be any 60’s psychedelic extravaganza ...

Rumer

your party anthem
Bill Withers - Use Me

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite cities

Oslo / Montreal / Stockholm / Paris / Brighton

Tal Weiss

best soundtrack ever
Harry Nilsson - The Point

Joakim

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

DJ Touché

No. 3

«The Living Dead At The Manchester Morgue» aka ...

!!!

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Smiths - Meat Is Murder

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite movies

Seven / Lord Of The Rings / Pulp Fiction / Spirited ...

Round Table Knights

you relax on a beach?
Sufjan Stevens - Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highl...

DJ Vadim

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

Our Broken Garden

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

Kid Koala

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

Kool & The Gang

you remember the good old days?
Miles Davis - Round About Midnight

Gary Numan

your party anthem
Rammstein - Sonne

Sarah Jaffe

your liberation anthem
Phantogram - Don't Move

Charlotte Hatherley

you relax on a beach?
Cocteau Twins - Pandora

The Emperor Machine

you ride a bicycle?
Hawkwind - Silver Machine

Max Essa

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Hall & Oates - Cold, Dark And Yesterday

Hot Chip

you relax on a beach?
Hot Chip - The Beach Party

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite things about London

Public Transport / Parks / availability of variety of food ...

Munk

you ride a bicycle?
Queen - Bicycle Race

VV Brown

you sit in a plane?
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you jog?

No jogging. 52 mm. On Indy's or ...

Casual

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

Bobbito Garcia

you relax on a beach?
Jorge Ben - Comanche

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Pearl Jam - Ten

Emmy The Great

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

Caribou

your boozed up anthem

I never drink. And I don’t do ...

Tindersticks

your party anthem
Chic - Good Times

Terence Bernardo

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

Ewan Pearson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Junior Boys - In The Morning (Alex Smoke Remix)

Omar

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

Stefan Goldmann

you sit in the subway?

Meistens etwas von 50 Cent aus dem Handy ...

Kinky

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - I’m Afraid Of Americans

Karl Culley

best concert you ever attended
Elliott Smith

Mark Archer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Derrick May

Jackpot

you take a bubble bath?
Tommy Seebach - Bubble Sex

The Miserable Rich

you destroy a hotel room?
Pantera

Lopazz

you are in the sauna?

In der Sauna ? Ich schwitze nur auf meinem ...

Jacob Golden

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jeffrey Lewis - Williamsburg Will Oldham Horror

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Julee Cruise - Summer Kisses, Winter Tears

Candi Staton

you prepare for an important date?
Bobby Darin - Splish Splash

Wally Badarou

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder

Glass Candy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Rich Boy - Throw Some Ds

Bloc Party

you pretend to be married?
Coldplay

Erik Truffaz

you are love sick?
Lou Reed - Animal Language

Editors

you sit in the subway?
The Cure - Lovesong

Chris Carrier

you sit in the subway?

Here is a good occasion to listen to ...

Gary Lucas

the song to be played at your funeral
The J.B.'s - Doin' It To Death Part One And Two

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Prince - Sign Of The Times

Audie Darling

favorite radio station?

Vanderbilt University has a great radio station on ...

Aaron Wright

perfect anthem for Edinburgh
The Proclaimers - Sunshine On Leith

King Britt

a song that reminds you of school
James Brown - It's A Man's World

Whirlwind Heat

the song to be played at your funeral
The Carpenters - Leave Yesterday Behind

Fanfarlo

your ultimate heartbreak song
Le Mans - Buenos Días, Corazón

Andreya Triana

record you were looking for the longest
Andreya Triana - Lost Where I Belong

Rainer Trüby

best soundtrack ever
Johnny Pate - Shaft In Africa

Dillon

you run naked through a cornfield?

Da schrei ich nur. Oder singe. Oder summe.

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite things that make you sexy

eyes / smile / wit / fit / legs

Defend Moscow

a song that reminds you of school
a-ha - Take On Me

Chelonis R. Jones

the song to be played at your funeral
Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie Prince Billy - Then The Letting ...

Mark E.

you wake up?
Phuture - Rise From Your Grave

Syd Matters

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Nick Drake - Time Has Told Me

John Klemmer

you paint your apartment?

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

Johnossi

best movie that takes place in the city?

Jo: The Mods Trilogy by Stefan Jarl. It ...

Rebelski

perfect anthem for Manchester
New Order - Regret

Bebel Gilberto

you drive into the country?
João Gilberto - Estate

Melanie C

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Akon - Lonely

Al Kent

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

Colder

No. 1
Gyorgy Ligeti - Lux Aeterna

Gravenhurst

you fall asleep?

I can’t fall asleep to music, I ...

Ost & Kjex

you wake up?
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Só Danço Samba

Matthew Herbert

learn these three songs by heart:
«Happy Birthday»

Bronnt Industries Kapital

best concert you ever attended
Whitehouse

Jimi Jamison

a record you fell in love to
U2 - Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me

Peter Kruder

perfect anthem for Vienna
Falco - Ganz Wien

Woolfy

best video clip you ever saw

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

Soft Rocks

you drive a car late at night?
Vangelis - Theme From Bladerunner

Marissa Nadler

you prepare for an important date?
Black Sabbath

Howlin' Rain

you are love sick?
Stephen Stills

James Holden

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Chateau Flight

the song to be played at your funeral
The Kaddich

Social Disco Club


Top 10 favorite remixes of all time

Morningwood

you sit in the subway?
Brenton Wood - Oogum Boogum

Kaos

record you were looking for the longest
The Chaplin Band - Il Veliero

Whitehouse

best David Bowie song

I was a Marc Bolan kid, remember?

Kurt Maloo

you feel lonely?
Joe Sample & Randy Crawford - Rio De Janeiro Blue

Franz Nicolay

your party anthem
No Smoking Orchestra - Unza Unza Time

Alan Oldham


Comics that inspired me (in no particular order)

Ilya Santana

you sit in the subway?

I will be creating new music in my ...

Penguin Prison

your boozed up anthem
Ol’ Dirty Bastard - You Don't Wanna Fuck With Me

Daddy-O

first record you bought
James Brown - Get On The Good Foot

Loane

record you were looking for the longest

Mine!

Alva Noto

you make love?
Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Babe

Clare & The Reasons

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Yma Sumac - Taki Rari

Richard Hawley

you are love sick?

Never am, mate.

Nils Frahm

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

The Revenge

your ultimate heartbreak song
John Waite - Missing You

Karl Bartos

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon

Cajun Dance Party

perfect anthem for London
Video Nasties - Hearts And Bones

Woodpigeon

you prepare for an important date?
Queen - I Want To Break Free

Seether

you meet your parents?
Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah

Headless Heroes

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

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite cities

Berlin / Paris / New Orleans / Athens, Georgia / Houston, Texas

Mechanical Bride

you come home from the club?
Fleetwood Mac - Rhiannon

Joan As Police Woman

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Billie Holiday - The Very Thought Of You

Division Of Laura Lee

you drive a car late at night?
Nine Inch Nails - Echoplex

Prince Language

you drive into the country?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

Sven Väth

first record you bought
Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water

Sandro Perri

you play ping-pong?
Andy Mellwig - Async Sense

Telepopmusik

best video clip you ever saw
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

Pyrolator

you come home from the club?
Nightmares On Wax - Les Nuits

Glen Johnson

a record you fell in love to
ISAN - Beautronics

Little Dragon

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

DJ Nu-Mark

a song that reminds your friends of you
Jurassic 5 - What's Golden

James Pants

a song that reminds you of school
Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

Ingrid Olava

favorite sound in the city?

The seagulls around the islands when it’s ...

Plum

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Finger / The Metro / Future Music

Ed Harcourt

you fall asleep?
William Basinski - The Garden of Brokenness

John Daly

start to learn these three things:

martial arts / transcendental meditation / levitation

Anne Clark

you wash your hair?

I can’t hear it. The soap’s ...

Doe Paoro

perfect anthem for New York
Morales Ramos – Que Bonito Bandera

Broken Social Scene

the song to be played at your funeral
The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

Wolfmother

you play lego?
Breakdance Soundtrack

Tridact

you sit in a plane?
Michael Rother - Sterntaler

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite cartoon characters

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

Heidi Happy

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Tim Sweeney

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Automatic

Swahili Blonde

you prepare for an important date?
Oingo Boingo - Wild Sex (In the Working Class)

Hacienda

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sam Cooke - Lost And Lookin'

The Hidden Cameras

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Nummern

The Bees

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

Bill Adler

perfect anthem for New York
Run DMC - Sucker MC's

Zambri

you drive into the country?
Prince & The Revolution - The Beautiful Ones

Chromatics

a song you wish you'd written yourself
R. Kelly - Fiesta

Morgan Geist

you meet your parents?

Silence.

Radio 4

your liberation anthem
Blur - Girls And Boys

Matthew Dear

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Deserted Islands of the World / Decorating with Coconuts ...

Belle & Sebastian

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Kissogram

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

Invisible Conga People

you destroy a hotel room?
J.A. Caesar - Echigo Tsutsuishi Oyashirazu

Parlour

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - I Won't Hurt...

Suzanne Vega

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

Bosque Brown

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chad And Jeremy - A Summer Song

Frank Black

invite these three persons for a weekend:

John Waters (Mr. Francis pointed out that he ...

The Battle Of Land And Sea

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

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

Quiet Village

you come home from the club?
Chet Baker

Lotte Kestner

a song that reminds your friends of you
Radiohead - Videotape

Pink Skull

perfect anthem for Philadelphia
«Too Fat Polka»

Kris Menace

best song by Serge Gainsbourg

Everything song of him is great, no?

Gnod

record you were looking for the longest
James Brown - The Payback

Scout Niblett

a record you fell in love to
ZZ Top - Tejas

Odawas

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I should use one because I never answer ...

Theo Parrish

you sit in a plane?
Common

Xiu Xiu

get these three pets:

a pig / an elephant / a manatee

Kathryn Williams

you drive a car late at night?
The Velvet Underground - Some Kinda Love

Howling Bells

you paint your apartment?
Bob Marley - Natural Mystic

Pastor

your boozed up anthem
At The Drive-In - Arcasenal

Unconventional Science

your sunday morning song
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

2raumwohnung

get these three pets:

Hund / Huhn / Schaf

Coyote

a song that reminds you of school

Timm Sure: All 2-tone.

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.

Soul Mekanik

you smuggle diamonds?
Sound 5 - Heavy Transit

Sam Amidon

you destroy a hotel room?
Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog - Party Intellectuals

Nicky Siano

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Jackson 5 - Forever Came Today

KT Tunstall

you go fishing?
Kris Kristofferson - Sunday Morning Coming Down

The Diaphanoids

you come home from the club?
Craig Armstrong

Trentemoller

you drive a car late at night?
Angelo Badalamenti - Fire Walk With Me

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Sonic Youth - NYC Ghosts & Flowers

Psychic Ills

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

Anni Rossi

5 favorite places in Chicago

my apartment / Lula / The Art Institute of Chicago ...

In Flagranti

you wake up?

I never listen to music when I get ...

Whomadewho

you go fishing?
David Lee Roth - Skyscraper

Young Knives

start to learn these three things:

to read music / painting / to play the piano

David Holmes

you wake up?
Radiohead

Valery Gore

you smuggle diamonds?
Genesis - Just A Job To Do

Cypress Hill

your ultimate heartbreak song
Boyz II Men - It's So Hard to Say Goodbye To Yesterday

Jacques Renault

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

Apache Beat

first record you remember
Elastica - Elastica

A Touch Of Class

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

Future Beat Alliance

a song that reminds you of school
Demon Boyz

Jazzanova

you take part in a peace rally?
Udo Jürgens - Peace Now

Brennan Green

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

Lloyd Cole

record you were looking for the longest
Nashville OST

Zohra

you prepare for an important date?
Fat Boy Slim - Right Here Right Now

Junior Boys

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She's Leaving Home

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
The Black Crowes

Port O'Brien

you make breakfast?
Cass McCombs - You Saved My Life

The Shortwave Set

first record you bought
Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen

Motor City Drum Ensemble

perfect anthem for Cologne
Justus Köhncke - 2 After 909

Daniel Wang

a record you fell in love to
Steven Hall - Boy With Some Grey In His Hair

A Fine Frenzy

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

The Juan MacLean

No. 7
Lil’ Louis - French Kiss

Matmos

learn these three songs by heart:
Sveinbjörn Beinteinsson - The Edda

The Earlies

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

Newton Faulkner

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Get Back

Minus 8

you cut a silhoutte?
Scissor Sisters - Comfortably Numb

Heidi

you sit in the subway?
Snoop Dogg - Doggystyle

Trusme

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Seelenluft

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

Kissey Asplund

your boozed up anthem
Blu & Exile - Dancing In The Rain

Leon Ware

record you were looking for the longest
Miles Davis - Jazz Track (LP)

Kool Keith

your party anthem
Chic - Dance Dance Dance

Meret Becker

first record you remember
The Beatles - Help!

Leroy Burgess

the song to be played at your funeral
Mahalia Jackson - Trouble Of The World

Irvine Welsh

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

Caron Wheeler

first record you remember
Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop

Final Fantasy

you cook?
The Boredoms - Pop Tatari

Sumner Brothers

you sit in the subway?

We don’t have subways in Vancouver.

Micah P. Hinson

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
At Swim Two Birds - Darling (Remix)

Gemma Ray

you sit in a plane?
Nirvana - On A Plain

Lone Wolf

your sunday morning song
Jan Johansson - Visa från Utanmyra

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you drive a car late at night?
Omar - Feeling You (Henrik Schwarz Remix)

New Young Pony Club

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

I’ve never had to answer an elusive ...

Barn Owl

perfect anthem for San Francisco
The Byrds - Wasn't Born To Follow

Bob Power

you paint your apartment?
The O'Jays - Greatest Hits

Cosmin TRG

you are love sick?
Dopplereffekt - Plastiphilia

Marcus Bonfanti

your party anthem
Freddie King - Pack It Up

The Loose Salute

your boozed up anthem
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary

Windsurf

you drive a car late at night?
Raiders Of The Lost Arp - City Lights

Black Angels

you prepare for an important date?
The Beatles - Please Please Me

When Saints Go Machine

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Nisennenmondai - Mirror Ball

Mungolian Jetset

your boozed up anthem
Embryo - Radio Marrakesch

Andy Gill

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Black Grape - It's Great When You're Straight... Yeah

Oneida

you are love sick?
New Order

Dominique Leone

your ultimate heartbreak song
Paul McCartney - Junk

Mouse On Mars

a song that reminds you of school
Olivia Newton-John - Physical

Ada

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Michael / Caro / Chrisi

Linda Lewis

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

Ame

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Olivier Messiaen

Defari

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

Mooner


Top 10 Cosmic LPs of all time

Love Inks

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Help!

Shakespeares Sister

you ride a bicycle?
Melanie - Brand New Key

Boom Bip

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

Peter Broderick

the song to be played at your funeral
Arvo Pärt - Für Alina

Magic Mike

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Planet Patrol - Play At Your Own Risk

Luca C & Brigante

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

Mavis Staples

perfect anthem for Chicago
R. Kelly - Steppin' Into Heaven

Good Shoes

you relax on a beach?
Patrick Wolf - Wind In The Wires

Tony Carrasco

your sunday morning song
Donald Byrd - Change (Makes You Want To Hustle)

Holy Ghost!

you go to a club?
Joubert Singers - Stand On The Word (Larry Levan Mix)

Panico

No. 3
The Jesus And Mary Chain - Psychocandy

José James

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Isley Brothers - Mission To Please You

Tiga

you sit in a plane?
Depeche Mode - Tora! Tora! Tora!

Angel Deradoorian

your guilty pleasure song

I don’t feel guilty about any of ...

C. Gibbs

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Porter Wagoner - The Agony Of Waiting

Al McKay

you drive a car late at night?
Brenda Russell

Beverley Knight

you wash your hair?

I normally listen to my own songs. So ...

Lovefingers

you play ping-pong?
Popcorn

Faust

you ride a bicycle?
Theme From Bonanza

Kathy Zimmer

the song to be played at your funeral
Stephen Foster - Beautiful Dreamer

James Murphy

you wash your hair?
Chrome - Firebomb

Cosmo

5 favorite records
Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On

Gilles Peterson

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

Paul Frick

you walk in the rain?
Rufus Wainwright - Tiergarten (Supermayer Remix)

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite restaurant?

Pur-Pur

Marit Bergman

the song to be played at your funeral
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - Don't Leave Me This Wa...

The Phantom Band

best concert you ever attended
The Beta Band

Pearly Gates

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

Skull Defekts

learn these three songs by heart:
Morton Feldman

Monday Michiru

you shop for shoes?
The Theme from Sex and the City

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

best concert you ever attended
Kiss

Pepe Bradock

your party anthem
Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band - Cherchez La Femm...

The Priscillas

first record you remember
Earl Bostic - Blows A Fuse

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
The Cure - Three Imaginary Boys

Hugh Herrera

a record you fell in love to
Dan Hartman - I Can Dream About You

Metronomy

perfect anthem for Devon
Ganja Kru - Super Sharp Shooter

Gossip

you work in the garden?
The Carter Family - No Depression In Heaven

Anna Kashfi

the song to be played at your funeral
Victoria Wood - Let's Do It

Ashley Beedle

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

Bush Tetras

first record you remember
Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy

Shine 2009

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

Jesh

No. 6
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds

Alela Diane

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

Sons And Daughters

you take a bubble bath?
De La Soul - A Little Bit Of Soap

Tha 4orce

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters

My Morning Jacket

you destroy a hotel room?
Nirvana - Territorial Pissings

J Rawls

the song to be played at your funeral
Pete Rock & CL Smooth - T.R.O.Y.

Brian Jackson

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

Sibrydion

a song you wish you'd written yourself
You'll Never Walk Alone; My Way

Charles Webster

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

Birdy Nam Nam

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Radiohead - All I Need

Architeq

you take a bubble bath?
Aphex Twin - Analogue Bubblebath

Annie

you prepare for an important date?
Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley Mega Mix)

Ruede Hagelstein

you are love sick?
Björk - All Is Full Of Love

Dollboy

best concert you ever attended
Marianne Faithful

Richard Norris

5 favorite human inventions

Hubble telescope / Telephone / Moog Synthesizer / Motor / Car

Kid Loco

you fall asleep?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

No Age

you rob a bank?
The Germs - We Must Bleed

Rocko Schamoni

where was your first flat?

Kampstrasse 6. Hab ich seit 1986. Hab ich ...

David Pajo

get these three pets:

Miss Piggy / R2D2 / Herve Villechaize from Fantasy Island

Justice

5 favorite human inventions

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

Chrome Hoof

you go to a club?
Steve Reich

Wordsworth

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

Bomb The Bass

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

Studio

the song to be played at your funeral
The Velvet Underground - The Gift
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Finger Magazine A Bi-Annual Print Publication, 64 pages, 4c, 6000 copies, distributed worldwide

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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 ...

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Hannah Cohen

first record you bought

Probably a Salt-N-Pepa or Deee-Lite record.

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Doe Paoro

first record you bought
Whitney Houston – Whitney

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Valery Gore

you walk in the rain?
Sharon Van Etten - Give Out

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Sarah Jaffe

a song that reminds your friends of you
Drake & Young Jeezy - Unforgettable

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