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Matthew Herbert

is the name that comes to mind when Björk or Yoko Ono need a remix. «Personal Contract for the Composition of Music» is the manifesto the English remixer, produer and musician – wrote to have his own rule book for his musical output. And that’s en elusive one, with all his remixes, production work (from Roisin Murphy to his wife Dani Siciliano), his film music scores and all of his endless releases (f.e. on his own label Accidental).

If you were stranded on a deserted island you would...
take these three books along:

Kyril Bonfiglioni: «The Mortdecai Trilogy» by / Don DeLillo: «Underworld» / Stephen Zunes: «Tinderbox»

take these three CDs/records with you:
Keith Jarrett - The Melody At Night, With You

A pure distillation of both songwriting and performance.

Wham! - Last Christmas

I hate this song, but it would remind of the seasons.

Tom Waits - Rain Dogs

A soundtrack for me to lope round the island to, wearing a grass skirt I’d made and with coconuts on my head.

take these three DVDs along:

Norman McLaren collected works / «Secretary» / «Top Hat» by Mark Sanrich with Fred Astaire

take these three games along:

cards / football / go kart racing

start to learn these three things:

mandarin / medecine / ice skating

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Guardian / Dazed and Confused / Desert Island Monthly

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

chips / noise / racism

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Tom Waits / my mother / hunter

get these three pets:

a blue whale / a killer whale / a humpback whale

learn these three songs by heart:
«Happy Birthday»
«Little Donkey»
Tom Waits - Step Right Up
take these three tools with you:

nail clippers / a pocket saw / my computer

DJ Kent

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

Bomb The Bass

a record you fell in love to
The Buzzocks - Ever Fallen In Love (With Somebody You S...

DJ Nature

perfect song to end a party with
Ramsey Lewis - Sun Goddess

Aaron Wright

your guilty pleasure song
ABBA - S.O.S.

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition/Night On Bald Mo...

Luke Haines

5 favorite things to be afraid of

I presume there is a problem in translation ...

Travis

you need to get work done?

Nothing. Can’t listen to anything when I ...

Peanut Butter Wolf

you go to a club?
Baron Zen - The Night In Jail

Captain Sensible

take these three tools with you:

Swiss Army Knife / p17 flashlight by LED LENSER ...

Trentemoller

you surf the internet?

I rarely use the internet.

Luca C & Brigante

you rob a bank?
John Carpenter - Escape From New York Main Title

Wolf People

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

Windsurf

best concert you ever attended
David Axelrod

Beppe Loda

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Black Sabbath - Paranoid

Gilles Peterson

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

Nedry

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - The Guns Of Brixton

Brasstronaut

you go skiing?
Mos Def - Slow Down

Trans Am

you are in a depressive mood?
Neil Young

Mr Scruff

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Cab Calloway - Everybody Eats When They Come To My Hous...

Stratus

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

Clare & The Reasons

your ultimate heartbreak song
Paul McCartney - Tug Of War

Jean-Michel Jarre

the song to be played at your funeral
Marilyn Manson

Blow Monkeys

your party anthem
Parliament - Flashlight

Devendra Banhart

you make love?
Lil' Kim

Woodpigeon

you run naked through a cornfield?
Herman Dune - Suburbs With You

Spinto Band

you paint your apartment?

NPR Radio. The last time I painted I ...

Smudo

you fall asleep?
Helge Schneider - My Name Is Peter

Jonathan Wilson

a song that reminds you of school
The Breeders - Safari

José James

you sit by the river?
Louis Armstrong with Ella Fitzgerald - Dream A Little A...

Pepe Bradock

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dibidim - Don't Play With The Gun

David Holmes

you fall asleep?

I never listen to any muic to fall ...

Wooden Birds

a record you fell in love to
Cat Power - You Are Free

Hacienda

your party anthem
Booker T. & The M.G.’s - Hip Hug-Her

Trevor Jackson

you are on a football field?

I never play football.

Georg Levin

you make love?
Donny Hathaway

The Fray

best place to get stoned?

Under the bridge of the intersection at Interstate ...

Steve Mason

your party anthem
Kaos - Definition Of Love

Cornelius

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

Memory Band

you go to a club?
Clipse

Ian Pooley

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Black Devil Disco Club

you make love?

No music, the sounds emitted by my partner ...

Cajun Dance Party

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Silver Jews - Trains Across The Sea

Kid Koala

you are love sick?
Hank Williams - Lovesick Blues

Fingerpicked


Playlist: they call it Martini sommer - november 2011

Mavis Staples

first record you remember
Buddy & Ella Johnson - Since I Fell For You

Bebel Gilberto

first record you bought
Donna Summer - Last Dance

DJ Mehdi

you jog?

I just don’t jog.

Daddy-O

a record you fell in love to
Ohio Players - Heaven Must Be Like This

Ronny & Renzo

you go to a club?
Cos/Mes - Naruto (R&R Remix)

Max Essa

you sit in a plane?
Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man

Plum

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

At Edinburgh Airport.

Orishas

you relax on a beach?

Reggae, of course. You know why? Go figure ...

Max Tundra

your sunday morning song
Marnie Stern - Vibrational Match

Efterklang

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

Ralphi Rosario

your party anthem
Chic - Everybody Dance

Explosions In The Sky

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

El-P

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

Vashti Bunyan

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Leif, Whyn and Benjamin – my three children. Because ...

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you drive a car late at night?
Creedence Clearwater Revival - I Put A Spell On You

Wall-E

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t have any neighbors!

Johnossi

favorite place to shag?

J: In my bed. Or... let’s say ...

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your boozed up anthem
Thin Lizzy - Sitamoia

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Natürlich den aktuellen Top Hit aus den ...

My Morning Jacket

you are in a depressive mood?
Iron & Wine - Cinder And Smoke

In Flagranti

you are in a depressive mood?

I go through my old records, totally random.

Whitehouse

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

Leon Ware

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Marvin Gaye - I Want You

Funkmasters

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lee Roy Parnell - The Rock

Candi Staton

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Kevin Saunderson

where was your first flat?

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

Irvine Welsh

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

Miss Platnum

you run from the cops?
Miss Platnum - Mercedes Benz

Fiona Daniel

you feel like 2000?
2Pac - Changes

Dinky

5 favorite magazines

Sound on Sound. I’m a junkie for ...

Valery Gore

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

Ilija Rudman

your party anthem
Tony Lee - Love So Deep (Dub Version)

Social Disco Club

No. 10
The Love Supreme - Sugar (Social Disco Club Remix)

Syd Matters

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

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite personal belongings

Meine Angel / Mein Fahrrad / Mein USB-Stick / Mein Studiorechner ...

Wooden Shjips

you make love?
The Velvet Underground - Follow The Leader

Minus 8

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Lonnie Liston Smith - Summer Nights

Mouse On Mars

take these three tools with you:

Korkenzieher / Dosenöffner / Lötkolben

Editors

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

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite human inventions

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

Omar

a record you fell in love to
The Softones - Hey There Lonely Girl

Ashley Beedle

you take a bubble bath?
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Fujiya & Miyagi

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Don't Pass Me By

Gwyneth Herbert

you sit in a plane?
Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now

Studio

you feel like 1972?
America - A Horse With No Name

Woolfy

the song to be played at your funeral
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Thievery Corporation

you wake up?
Luis Bonfa - Song Of The Hills

Marc Romboy

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computer World

Justice

5 favorite personal victories

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

Gnod

first record you bought
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill

Dominique Leone

take these three DVDs along:

«Fanny & Alexander» by Ingmar Bergman / «Manhattan» by Woody ...

Annie

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

Seether

you come home from the club?
Semisonic - Closing Time

Brennan Green

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Q104.3 FM. This station never changes in ...

Kris Menace

you camp in the desert?
Mogwai - Auto Rock

Mirror Mirror

you play ping-pong?
Slayer - Fight Till Death

Invisible Conga People

you relax on a beach?
Tsuki No Wa - Hikosen

Electric 6

you drive a car late at night?
Tom Waits - Black Wing

Baikonour

your boozed up anthem
Sonic Youth - Purr

Ian Hart

best Beatles song
The Beatles - In My Life

Hot Chip

you come home from the club?
702 - You Don't Know

Little Jackie

first record you remember
George Michael - Faith

Todd Terje

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

Mario Basanov & Vidis

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

Matmos

you take a bubble bath?
The Norman Luboff Choir - But Beautiful

Faust

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

Cazals

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

M.A.N.D.Y.

you wake up?
Beck - We Live Again

Emma Tricca

you destroy a hotel room?
The Rolling Stones

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Claude Debussy - La Mer

Max Romeo

you wake up?
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World

Camille

you run naked through a cornfield?
La Marseillaise

CALLmeKAT

which person from the city you like the most?

Not one single person, but my friends and ...

Chromeo

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jodeci - The Show, The Afterparty, The Hotel

Kinski

your ultimate heartbreak song
Teenage Fanclub - Grand Prix (LP)

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

record you were looking for the longest
Ruth White - Flowers Of Evil

Duke Special

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Andy Warhol

Sandi Thom

you are love sick?
Prodigy - Smack My Bitch Up

Chateau Flight

perfect anthem for Paris
Jacques Dutronc - Paris S'éveille

Tracey Thorn

your party anthem
Darkmountaingroup - Lose Control

Oyvind Morken

the song to be played at your funeral
Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kr...

Bush Tetras

record you were looking for the longest
The Stranglers - Golden Brown

Wolfmother

you sit in a plane?
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Defend Moscow

record you were looking for the longest
Phoenix - United

Kissey Asplund

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

Michael Reinboth

you drive a car late at night?
Arthur Russell - In The Light Of The Miracle

Bosque Brown

perfect anthem for Denton
Centro-Matic - Too Much Downtime

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Janet Kay - Making History

Prince Language

you work in the garden?
The Kinks - Are The Village Green Preservation Society

Melanie C

a record you fell in love to
Prodigy - Firestarter

Glimpse

you sit in a plane?
Beaumont Hannant - Woven Textures

Dillon

you meet your parents?
Joy Division

Lail Arad

you go to a club?
Vampire Weekend - White Sky

AM


Top Ten Albums (for right now and in ...

Headless Heroes

you prepare for an important date?
Bruce Springsteen - It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City

First Aid Kit

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Alela Diane - Can You Blame The Sky?

Manuel Tur

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

Jazzanova

you play lego?
Baby Dream Vol. 19 - Backe Backe Kuchen

Morgan Geist

you jog?

Anything in mixes by I-F.

Sam Amidon

5 favorite records
Andy Irvine & Paul Brady - Andy Irvine & Paul Brady

Azari & III

you prepare for an important date?
Mary J. Blige - Just Fine

Jimmy Edgar

your boozed up anthem
Prince - Erotic City

John Klemmer

you make love?

I can’t listen to music when I ...

Jacob Golden

your boozed up anthem
Ryan Adams - Come Pick Me Up

Round Table Knights

you stay in bed?
Bon Iver - Flume

Molly Wagger

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

Dollboy

you wake up?
Hawkwind - Silver Machine

Apiento

best concert you ever attended
Prince

Morningwood

best video clip you ever saw
David Lee Roth - California Girls

Al McKay

you make love?
Thomas Newman - Meet Joe Black (OST)

Cypress Hill

your party anthem
N.O.R.E. - Superthug

Cosmo Vitelli

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Jandek

Jill Jones

you wake up?
Blonde Redhead - Elephant Woman

Papst & Abstinenzler

you cook?
American Music Club - Johnny Mathis' Feet

Fan Death

first record you remember
ZZ Top - Eliminator

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite records
The B-52’s - The B-52’s

Lloyd Cole

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Martha My Dear

Polly Scattergood

get these three pets:

a monkey / a hedgehog / a butterfly

Sóley

the perfect anthem for Edmonton
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

Kurt Maloo

first record you remember
Glenn Miller - In The Mood

Kool & The Gang

you are on a football field?

The echo of the pre game and after ...

DJ Touché

No. 1

«Cannibal Holocaust» (Ruggero Deodato, 1979). Of all the ...

The Soulsavers

you wake up?
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Love Inks

the song to be played at your funeral
Yoko Ono & Cat Power - Revelations

Marit Bergman

your boozed up anthem
Betty Harris - There's A Break In The Road

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite street?

Kristianstadsgatan. Because it leads you to «Debaser», to ...

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Laurie Anderson - Big Science

New Young Pony Club

you prepare for an important date?
David Bowie - Queen Bitch

Raul Midon

5 favorite personal belongings

my little bag which contains my other personal ...

The Bangles

you sit in a plane?
The Cowsills

Kinky

you sit in the subway?
Berlin - The Metro

Whomadewho

5 favorite remixes
Headman - It Rough (Chicken Lips Remix)

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite TV shows

Alan Partridge / The Office / Hollyoaks (!) / The Premieship / Match ...

Tiago

you cook?
The Equals - Something Beautiful

Mystery Jets

you ride a bicycle?
The Stone Roses - Waterfall

Boom Bip

you wake up?
Ice Cube - The Wrong Nigga To Fuck Wit

Young Knives

first record you bought
Aerosmith - Love In An Elevator

The Morning Benders

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Love Minus Zero / No Limit

Prefuse 73

you make love?

Mixtapes that go different places, put on repeat.

Tanya Stephens

you need to get work done?
Smokey Robinson

Architeq

you come home from the club?
The Cimarons - Rock Against Racism

Lydia Lunch

you paint your apartment?
Geto Boys

Bettye Lavette

a song that reminds you of school
The Miracles - Way Over There

Bing Ji Ling

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Blackout Crew - Put A Donk On It

Dennis Kane

a record you fell in love to
Stephen Stills - To A Flame

Frank Black

take these three books along:

Lewis Carroll: «Through the Looking Glass». Even more ...

The Golden Filter

you jog?
Vivian Girls - Where Do You Run To

Jesper Dahlbäck

where was your first flat?

A small space under a record store.

Chris Carrier

5 favorite remixes
Mike Shannon feat Fadila - Under The Radar (Rozzo Mix)

Cosmin TRG

you cook?
Marsha Hunt - Bad Boogie

Living Things

No. 9
The Beatles - Abbey Road

Morpheus

you watch girls go by?
Bob B. Soxx & Blue Jeans - Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah

Seelenluft

your ultimate heartbreak song
Django Reinhardt - When Day Is Done

Motor City Drum Ensemble

first record you bought
The Awakening - Mirage

Loane

a record you fell in love to
The Eagles - Hotel California

Yacht

No. 10
LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver

Howlin' Rain

a song that reminds you of school
Steely Dan - Midnight Cruiser

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite English words

succulent / nigh / effluvia / smegma / rib

Marissa Nadler

you relax on a beach?

I rarely go to the beach. I have ...

Stephan Remmler

a record you fell in love to
Francoise Hardy - Tous Les Garçons Et Les Filles

Like A Stuntman

you go to a club?
The Rock Steady Crew - Hey You

Karl Bartos

record you were looking for the longest

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

Ada

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Waffen / Quallen / Fliegen / Autofahren / Drogen

Drugstore

you ride a bicycle?

All the way to the booze-store.

Mélissa Laveaux

the song to be played at your funeral
Lhasa De Sela - Anywhere On This Road

The Project Club

you destroy a hotel room?
Ludwig van Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata

Interpol

you drive a car late at night?
Frank Black - The Adventure And The Resolution

Sebastien Tellier

perfect anthem for Paris
Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonate Au Clair De Lune

Anne Clark

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?

Oh, I couldn’t listen to music right ...

When Saints Go Machine

you stay in bed?
Destroyer - Chinatown

Belle & Sebastian

you meet your parents?
Richard Thompson - Vincent Black Lightning

The Phantom Band

first record you remember
Elvis Presley - Return To Sender

Ray Mang

you jog?
Lenny Williams - You Got Me Running

The Earlies

last record bought

RLR: I don’t buy records anymore what ...

Ilya Santana

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Daft Punk - Technologic

The Revenge

your sunday morning song
John Martyn

Matthew Dear

record you were looking for the longest

Everything on iTunes.

Cortney Tidwell

No. 10
Sebadoh - Harmacy

Soul Clap

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computer World

Jesh

No. 4
The Beatles - White Album

Gemma Ray

you prepare for an important date?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Stagger Lee

Lucky Luke

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Lucky Luke - Fear Eats The Soul

The Ones

best concert you ever attended
James Brown

Crystal Antlers

you make love?
Wham! - Careless Whisper

ESG

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

Gary Numan

perfect anthem for London
Marilyn Manson - The Beautiful People

Caron Wheeler

best Stevie Wonder song

Oh my! «All I Do»... mmmnnnn... «Do I ...

Coyote

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

Broken Social Scene

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

Justus Köhncke

your ultimate heartbreak song
Joy Division - A Means To An End

Million Stylez

favorite street?

Malmvägen (Sollentuna)

The Emperor Machine

you walk in the rain?
23 Skidoo - Last Words

Tim Mälzer

best Beatles song
The Beatles - With A Little Help From My Friends

Dan Michaelson

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

Theo Parrish

you work in the garden?

Just the sound of a lawn mower.

!!!

best concert you ever attended
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282, in winter 1996

Port O'Brien

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

The Priscillas

take these three tools with you:

K: Fishing rod / Jet pack / Dishwasher

Soul Mekanik

you go fishing?
The Floaters - Float On

Dynamite Deluxe

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

James Holden

your ultimate heartbreak song
Portishead

Birdy Nam Nam

you ride a bicycle?
Gamine - Voila Les Anges

Leroy Burgess

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Living For The City

Bobbito Garcia

you read a book?

I can’t hear music when I read ...

Beverley Knight

you camp in the desert?
The Brand New Heavies - Midnight At The Oasis

The Miserable Rich

you make love?
Talk Talk - Spirit Of Eden

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite band hailing from the city?

Cisperi Trio

Tha 4orce

your boozed up anthem
Chumbawamba - I Get Knocked Down (Tubthumping)

Telephones

you play ping-pong?
Mark Mothersbaugh - Ping Island

Magic Arm

you drive a car late at night?
M83 - Run Into Flowers

Mungolian Jetset

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Yesterday

Alva Noto

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock

Bill Brewster

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Shawn Phillips - I Don't Want To Leave You, I Just Came...

Anna Kashfi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Yesterday

King Britt

you relax on a beach?
Tears For Fears - The Working Hour

Andreya Triana

your party anthem
Missy Elliot - Get Ur Freak On

Jimi Jamison

best concert you ever attended
Yes

Magic Mike

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Rocket Love

Whirlwind Heat

first record you bought
Biz Markie- The Biz Never Sleeps (1988)

Kissogram

you go to a club?
The Gun Club - Sex Beat

Droog

you wash your hair?
Jimmy Maheras - Space Jam

Sondre Lerche

you sit in the subway?
Pavement - You Are A Light

Skull Defekts

take these three games along:

I guess I'm alone so... a football ...

Bill Adler

first record you bought
The Beatles - Rubber Soul

Glass Candy

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

XXL / Scratch / The source

Panico

No. 4
De La Soul - 3 Feet High And Rising

Trusme

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

Tal Weiss

perfect song to end a party with
John Cage - 4:33

Pastor

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Bronx - History's Stranglers

Tindersticks

your ultimate heartbreak song
John Barry - Midnight Cowboy Theme

Alter Ego

first record you bought
Sailor - Girls, Girls, Girls

Ost & Kjex

you prepare for an important date?
CJ Gee - Don't Want No Short Dick Man

Barbara Carlotti

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Ingrid Olava

favorite building?

Right now: the new Opera. There are many ...

Phil Mison

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

Heidi Happy

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

Marius Circus

you make breakfast?
The Rosebuds - Go Ahead

Mark E.

you make love?
U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

George Duke

your liberation anthem
Lift Every Voice And Sing

Boozoo Bajou

the song to be played at your funeral
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Lhasa

your party anthem
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive

Zambri

you drive a car late at night?
Bear In Heaven - You Do You

Eagles Of Death Metal

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

Doe Paoro

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

Headman

your ultimate heartbreak song
Etta James - I'd Rather Go Blind

Alela Diane

first record you bought
The Shangri-Las

Caribou

the song to be played at your funeral
Crazy Frog - Axel F

Horse Meat Disco

invite these three persons for a weekend:

No-one! Seeing anyone knowing that they would have ...

Psychic Ills

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tony Allen - OLÉ (Moritz von Oswald Remix)

The Loose Salute

the song to be played at your funeral
Wilco - On And On And On

Bottin

No. 6

Rome Fiumicino FCO. I don’t know if ...

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you make love?

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

Cosmo

5 favorite moments in time

Giving birth – believe it or not / My wedding ...

Little Dragon

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

Hatcham Social

your party anthem
Nirvana - Drain You

Lindstrom

you wake up?
Jackie Mittoo - Oboe

Justine D

you make love?
Glass Candy

Shawn Lee

your ultimate heartbreak song
Eric Carmen - All By Myself

Luke Solomon

5 favorite records
Chez Damier - Close

Au Revoir Simone

you take a bubble bath?
America - You Can Do Magic

Sharon van Etten

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jackie DeShannon - Needles & Pins

Howe Gelb

take these three DVDs along:

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

Chris Coco

you make love?
Sigur Rós - ()

Richard Hawley

5 favorite records
Gene Vincent - Say Mama

Large Professor

5 favorite breaks
Shocking Blue - The Butterfly And I

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you play a game of chess?

Spiele zu selten.

Jesse Lenat

you make love?
Michael Hedges - Aerial Boundaries

Renegade Soundwave

a record you fell in love to
Jimi Hendrix - Angel

Angel Deradoorian

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Short Circuit

Simone White

your party anthem
Amy Winehouse - You Know I'm No Good

Kool Keith

you relax on a beach?
Slave - Slide

Jackpot

you sit in the subway?
Chrome - Static Gravity

Odawas

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Band Of Horses - No One's Gonna Love You More Than I Do

Gary Lucas

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

The Diaphanoids

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Beatles

Everything Everything

record you were looking for the longest
R. Kelly - Trapped In The Closet

Adonis

a song that reminds you of school
Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour

Ratatat

you make love?

No music.

Pyrolator

you walk through a dark forest?
Les Baxter - Quiet Village

Gossip

you wake up?
Fleetwood Mac - Second Hand News

Simple Kid

you take a bubble bath?

I usually listen to my own mixes in ...

Circlesquare

you sit in a plane?
Spacemen 3 - Transparent Radiation

Robin Saville

you shop for shoes?
The Chap - Fun And Interesting

Xiu Xiu

invite these three persons for a weekend:

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

Beautiful Swimmers

you prepare for an important date?
The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite movies

«Electroma» by Daft Punk / «Interstella 5555» by Daft ...

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

your liberation anthem
Bee Gees - Holiday

Hannah Scott

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

Vetiver

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Camper Van Beethoven - Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweeth...

David Morales

you prepare for a gig?
David Morales & Polina - Holiday

Daniel Wang

first record you bought
John Williams - Theme From Close Encounters Of The Thir...

Our Broken Garden

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t.

Good Shoes

you need to get work done?
Clor - Love And Pain

Kathy Zimmer

your party anthem
The Beatles - Twist And Shout

Osborne

you meet your parents?
The Beatles - In My Life

Van She

5 favorite cities

Sydney / Paris / New York / Brussels / San Francisco

Ame

you cook?
Prince - Starfish & Coffee

2raumwohnung

take these three tools with you:

Hammer / Säge / Schraubenzieher

Kalabrese

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Adrian Stern

Empire Of The Sun

you wake up?
Neil Young - When God Made Me

Swahili Blonde

your party anthem
ESG - A South Bronx Story

Ora Cogan

you come home from the club?
Prince Buster - Is Life Worth Living

Linda Lewis

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beatles - Here There And Everywhere

Midlake

first record you remember
Chuck Berry

Senor Coconut

you sit in the subway?
Haruomi Hosono - Video Game Music

James Pants

most valuable record you own

I don't have any valuable records.

Radio 4

first record you remember
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Gravenhurst

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Empty Set

Rod Thomas

your boozed up anthem
Elastica - Connection

Wordsworth

best Marley Marl track
Marley Marl - The Symphony

US3

a record you fell in love to
Pat Metheny Group - So May It Secretly Begin

Alexander Robotnick

you drive a car late at night?
Barry White - Let The Music Play

Yellowman

first record you remember
Rio Grandes - Soldier Take Over

Pilooski

first record you remember
Ennio Morricone

Peter Kruder

you destroy a hotel room?
Led Zeppelin - Rock And Roll

Alex Smoke

you stay in bed?
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Rainer Trüby

your party anthem
Class Action - Weekend (Larry Levan Mix)

Michael Mayer

a song that inspires you
Trio - Da Da Da

Bob Power

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Public Enemy - 911 Is A Joke

Chuck D

you drive a car late at night?

Some unheard CD.

Still Going

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Rolling Stones - Love In Vain

Bit-tuner

learn these three songs by heart:
Guns N' Roses - Patience

Final Fantasy

you fall asleep?

My roommate Matt will play the guitar late ...

Al Kent

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

The Late Greats

you prepare for an important date?
Iggy Pop - Success

Marcus Bonfanti

best soundtrack ever
Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

Yuck

you want to disturb your neighbours?
McLusky - Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues

N.A.S.A.

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

Sven Väth

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

Muss noch geschrieben werden!

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
Kraftwerk - Radioactivity

Emmy The Great

perfect anthem for Hong Kong
Weezer - Across The Sea

Rebelski

you pretend to be married?
Billy Idol - White Wedding

Mugison

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

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

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information

The Juan MacLean

No. 3
Frankie Knuckles - The Whistle Song

Junior Boys

first record you bought
Rush - 2112

Modeselektor

5 favorite human inventions

das Handy / das Klo / das Geld / das Flugzeug ...

Horace Andy

you go to a soundsystem?

I listen to everything.

Alan Oldham

No. 2
«Mister X»

Lucky Soul

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Rutles - Ouch

Chromatics

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Joakim

you play a game of chess?
Eric Dolphy - Out To Lunch

Oneida

you paint your apartment?

No music for this. A friend and conversation.

Richard Norris

you prepare for an important date?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Kelli Ali

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

Dego

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

Bodies Of Water

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Long Long Long

Alexandra Hope

you are in the sauna?
Serge Gainsbourg - Ballade de Melody Nelson

Grizzly Bear

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Orbital - Halcyon +on +on

Casual

a record you fell in love to
Kolorz - If I Had A Wish

Shitdisco

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Cave & Lydia Lunch - Some Velvet Morning

Fanfarlo

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

Mark Archer

a record you fell in love to
Forgemasters - Track With No Name

Kasper Bjorke

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

DJ Nu-Mark

your ultimate heartbreak song
Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You

Division Of Laura Lee

you go to a club?
The Go-Go's - We Got The Beat

DJ Vadim

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jungle Brothers - Done By The Forces Of Nature

Barn Owl

a song to seduce you
The Beatles - I Want You (She's So Heavy)

White Hinterland

your boozed up anthem
Bob Dylan - Isis

Kid Loco

you are in a depressive mood?
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - I Just Don't Know What...

Lopazz

you work in the garden?

Eine gute Frage, denn ich habe einen sehr ...

Erobique

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Herbert Grönemeyer - Mensch

Tom Vek

you watch girls go by?
Justin Timberlake - Like I Love You

Chris & Cosey

a song that reminds you of school
Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale

Rich Medina

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Carl Thomas - Summer Rain

Lone Wolf

a song that reminds you of school
Scatman John - Scatman

Jacques Renault

No. 7
Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky

Dwele

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Outkast - Crumblin' Erb

John Daly

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

restaurants / tobacco shops / summer in the city

James Yorkston

your sunday morning song
Oumou Sangare

Joan As Police Woman

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Devo - Uncontrollable Urge

Heavy

you watch porn?
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin - Je t’aime… Moi Non Plu...

Ewan Pearson

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

Dani Siciliano

best concert you ever attended
U2

Nicole Willis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Make-Up - We Can't Be Contained

Turzi

your sunday morning song
ZZ Top - Cheap Sunglasses

Pacifika

5 favorite drinks

tiger malt / date-almond shake / Manhattan / tequila / green tea

VV Brown

you sit in the subway?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Endless Flight

Chelonis R. Jones

your liberation anthem
The Fall - Smile

Sandro Perri

you sit in a plane?
Caetano Veloso - Lua Lua Lua Lua

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Backstreet Boys - As Long As You Love Me

Minotaur Shock

you come home from the club?
Stars Of The Lid

Slove

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Numero - C'est Fini

Franz Nicolay

you are love sick?
Lorraine Ellison - Stay With Me

Terence Bernardo

first record you bought
Duran Duran - The Reflex

C. Gibbs

a record you fell in love to
Tom Waits - Coney Island Baby

Tony Carrasco

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any Duran Duran songs.

The Rayographs

your party anthem
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Tiga

you fall asleep?
Duran Duran - The Chauffeur

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite cartoon characters

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

Erik Truffaz

No. 6
Radiohead - Hail To The Thief

Yoav

first record you remember
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Peter Broderick

a record you fell in love to
Sam Amidon - All Is Well

KT Tunstall

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Flaming Lips - Fight Test

Soft Rocks

you rob a bank?
Trigger - Trigger

Kaos

best Kraftwerk song

Alles! Ich kann mich bei Kraftwerk nicht auf ...

Charlotte Hatherley

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

Moonboots

No. 6
Elkin & Nelson - Elkin & Nelson

Parlour

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

Leo Zero

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t do depressed.

My Bee's Garden

a song that reminds you of school
All Saints - Pure Shores

Paul Frick

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - Put A Spell On You

Olafur Arnalds

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

Neon Heights

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

Nils Frahm

you play ping-pong?
Steak: Music From The Motion Picture

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite personal tragedies

That’s an oxymoron is it not? losing ...

The Chap

5 favorite personal tragedies

growing up without the internet / not eating Greek ...

Tahiti 80

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carly Simon - You're So Vain

Rocko Schamoni

favorite place to shag?

Mein bestes Erlebnis: im Rinnstein, unter einem Auto ...

DJ Cherrystones

you prepare for an important date?
Glenn Branca - Lesson No 1

Karl Culley

a song that reminds you of school
Rufus Wainwright - Art Teacher

Howling Bells

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beach Boys - Til I Die

Quiet Village

you run naked through a cornfield?
Richard Wagner - Die Walküre

Bill Callahan

first record you remember
Popeye and Brutus Sing Sea Shanties

John Foxx

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kraftwerk - Neon Lights

A Touch Of Class

you go to a club?

Gar nix, weil’s ja so ein Krach ...

Morton Valence

you go to a club?
The Flintstones Theme Song

Higamos Hogamos

you sit in a plane?
Simple Minds - Theme For Great Cities

Dollskabeat

you drive a car late at night?
Purple Flash - We Can Make It

Future Beat Alliance

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Another Fine Day - Salvage

Zohra

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Cure - Lullaby

Mugwump

you play a game of chess?
Stevie Wonder - Race Babbling

Metronomy

first record you remember
The Beatles - Please Please Me

The Shortwave Set

the song to be played at your funeral
Elton John - Candle In The Wind

Audie Darling

favorite restaurant?

OK! This is a tie for me! My ...

Dave Clarke

you feel like 1982?
The Human League

Unconventional Science

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Shine 2009

you walk in the rain?
Jam & Spoon - Stella

Suzanne Vega

best video clip you ever saw
Panic! At The Disco - But It's Better If You Do

Pearly Gates

your guilty pleasure song
The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again

Padded Cell

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

White Denim

you take a bubble bath?
Arthur Russell - World Of Echo

Lisbee Stainton

your sunday morning song
Elbow - One Day Like This

Anja Schneider

the song to be played at your funeral
Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

J Rawls

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pete Rock & CL Smooth - T.R.O.Y.

DJ Hell

you play a game of chess?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Jay Jay Johanson

you go to a club?
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.

Tim Sweeney

you wake up?
Pink Floyd - Time

Monday Michiru

you go to a club?

Whatever the DJ dishes out. 'Cuz I know ...

Nick Chacona

your guilty pleasure song
Jeremiah - Birthday Sex

Jakob der Lügner

you are in the sauna?
Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait

GusGus

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

David Rodigan

No. 14
Dennis Brown - Here I Come

Scout Niblett

the song to be played at your funeral
Daniel Johnston - True Love Will Find You In The End

Lovefingers

you are in the sauna?
Dreamworld - Summerdays

Kon & Amir

you are on the tour bus?
Rick Derringer - Rock N Roll Hoochie Coo

Holy Ghost!

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

Lanoiraude

5 favorite authors

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

Wally Badarou

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any song of the past, good or bad ...

Newton Faulkner

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Presidents Of The United States Of America - Dune B...

Datarock

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

Shakespeares Sister

you go to a club?
Indeep - Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

These New Puritans

you are on a football field?

It would be nice if one of our ...

Pink Skull

perfect anthem for Philadelphia
«Too Fat Polka»

Micah P. Hinson

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

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you drive a car late at night?
Melt Banana - Shield For Your Eyes, A Beast In The Well

Thieves Like Us

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

Charles Webster

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

Meret Becker

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

Apache Beat

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

James Murphy

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

Chikinki

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lerner/Loewe - If Ever I Should Leave You

A Mountain Of One

your ultimate heartbreak song
Colin Blunstone - Say You Don't Mind

Mark Richardson

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

Heidi

you relax on a beach?

I like to hear the waves crash on ...

Julia Franck

invite these three persons for a weekend:

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

The Bees

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Boards Of Canada - Zoetrope

Fabrizio Mammarella

best concert you ever attended
LCD Soundsystem

Colder

No. 7
Chris & Cosey - October Love Song

Sarah Jaffe

your ultimate heartbreak song
Fleetwood Mac - Silver Springs

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Nick Drake - Bryter Layter

Andy Gill

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I compose my own.

Toby Tobias

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Stone Roses - Fools Gold

The Battle Of Land And Sea

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

Riccio

your liberation anthem
Billy Paul - War Of The Gods

The Hidden Cameras

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Nummern

Moving Units

your boozed up anthem
Christian Death - Romeo's Distress

Zwicker

you cook?
I:Cube - Track 02 (Live At The Panetarium)

Brothers Of End

you wake up?
«Mr. Bojangles»

Black Angels

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Son House - Death Letter

Tridact

you run from the cops?
Funkadelic - I Got A Thing, You Got A Thing, Everybody'...

Glen Johnson

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Ticket To Ride

Phenomenal Handclap Band

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Cry Baby Cry

Hugh Herrera

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

We Are Scientists

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I could never do such a thing. If ...

Architecture In Helsinki

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Animal Collective - Winters Love

Chrome Hoof

first record you bought

The one that goes «de do de dah ...

Stefan Goldmann

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Xenakis

Nicky Siano

you ride a bicycle?

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

Mooner

No. 8
Rah Band - The Crunch & Beyond

Afrika Bambaataa

you make love?
The Isley Brothers - Groove With You

Air

a song that reminds your friends of you
Funkadelic - Cosmic Slop

Erol Alkan

you go to a club?
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Defari

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Defari - Lowlands Anthem

Holger Czukay

you sit in a plane?

Konzentriere mich da aufs Kurshalten.

Munk

you relax on a beach?
Biermösl blos'n

Ben Watt

first record you bought
Wings - My Love

Saint Etienne

perfect anthem for London
The Kinks - This Is Where I Belong

David Pajo

start to learn these three things:

pricing adjustable rate mortage loan contracts / how to ...

Malachai

you take a bubble bath?
Barry Manilow - Copacabana

Lotte Kestner

your boozed up anthem
Aphrodite's Child - The End Of The World

Peter, Bjorn & John

you meet your parents?
The Shadows - Man Of Mystery

Fol Chen

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Moondog - Why Spend The Dark Night With You

Penguin Prison

a record you fell in love to
Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song

Mechanical Bride

you drive a car late at night?
Radiohead - There There

Comanechi

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

Ed Harcourt

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

Rumer

best concert you ever attended

I don't really go to concerts. I ...

Telepopmusik

your ultimate heartbreak song
Juliana Hatfield Three - My Sister

Terry Lynn

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

My room. I don’t kiss on the ...

Constance Amiot

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

Coldplay

perfect anthem for London
When The Saints Go Marching In

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite fruits

Mango / Orange / Watermelon / Apple / Peach

Treefight For Sunlight

your ultimate heartbreak song
Readiohead - Exit Music (For A Film)

Lexx

first record you remember
The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite animals

dobermans / boxers / lions / tigers / bears

Kathryn Williams

you go to a club?
Rotary Connection - I Am The Black Hole Of The Sun

Bjorn Torske

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

A Guy Called Gerald

a song that reminds you of school
Adam & The Ants - Antmusic

Ricardo Villalobos

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

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite magazines

Rolling Stone / Q magazine / Classic Car / The Face

The Good Natured

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

The Jackets

perfect anthem for Zurich
TNT - Züri brännt

Hannah Cohen

best Beatles song
«Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds»

No Age

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Ramones - Chain Saw

Bloc Party

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

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Hannah Cohen

a record you fell in love to
Talk Talk

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Doe Paoro

a record you fell in love to
Van Morrison – Astral Weeks

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Valery Gore

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Ben Folds Five - Song For The Dumped

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Sarah Jaffe

your liberation anthem
Phantogram - Don't Move

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