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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

Leon Ware

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Erroll Garner - Misty

Ray Mang

you are stoned?
Scientist - Meets The Space Invaders

Bit-tuner

take these three tools with you:

Jagd-Messer (mit Messer ist besser!) / Schaufel (um den ...

In Flagranti

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

Hopefully there is a bar so I can ...

Tim Mälzer

take these three CDs/records with you:
Radiohead - Kid A

Sven Väth

your ultimate heartbreak song
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin - Je t'aime... moi non p...

Trevor Jackson

you sit in a plane?
Closer Music - 123 Gravity

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite books

Unzählbar.

Max Romeo

you make love?
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin - Je t'aime... moi non p...

George Duke

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Chaka Khan - Through The Fire

Georg Levin

you walk through a dark forest?
Richard Strauss - Metamorphosen

Tiga

first record you remember
Hank Williams Jr. - Hey Good Lookin

John Daly

learn these three songs by heart:
Miles Davis - It’s About That Time

Horace Andy

you feel like 1972?

Hey, I am always young.

Howling Bells

you sit in a plane?
Boards Of Canada

Tindersticks

perfect anthem for Nottingham
Roger Miller - Not In Nottingham

Alan Oldham

No. 8
Anything by Damion Scott aka MoshZRO

Beautiful Swimmers

you go to a club?
Inner City - Good Life

AM


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

Lone Wolf

first record you remember
Paul McCartney - All The Best

Frank Black

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

Bill Brewster

you are in the sauna?
T. Rex - Hot Love

Hot Chip

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Volume II

Spinto Band

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

Little Dragon

first record you bought
Jean-Michel Jarre - Zoolook

Holger Czukay

you sit in the subway?

Ich hasse Musik in der U-Bahn.

Nils Frahm

you are love sick?
Chet Baker - Chet Baker Sings

Molly Wagger

you camp in the desert?
Wilco - Hummingbird

Shine 2009

you sit in the subway?
The Beta Band - Squares

Natalie Tusia Beridze

your boozed up anthem
Vladislav Delay - Demon Tracks

Unconventional Science

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

Fol Chen

you rob a bank?
The Slits - Shoplifting

Ian Pooley

you wake up?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you make love?
The KLF - Chill Out

Nocturnes

record you were looking for the longest
Prick - Communiqué

Peanut Butter Wolf

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

The Fray

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

Kid Loco

you relax on a beach?
Kid Loco - Relaxin' With Cherry

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Guns N’ Roses - November Rain

Kasper Bjorke

record you were looking for the longest
The Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored

Tanya Stephens

you relax on a beach?
Uncle Cracker - Follow Me

The Chap

5 favorite cities

London / Troy / San Francisco / Athens / Berlin

Chris Coco

you make love?
Sigur Rós - ()

The Project Club

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

Architecture In Helsinki

first record you remember
Madonna - Material Girl

First Aid Kit

you are love sick?
Bob Dylan - Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mi...

CALLmeKAT

favorite band hailing from the city?

I don’t know exactly which bands are ...

Hannah Cohen

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Judy Garland - Somewhere Over The Rainbow

VV Brown

you had enough of this world?
YMCK - Magical 8-bit Tour

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite human inventions

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

Ralphi Rosario

the song to be played at your funeral
Swing Out Sister - Happy Ending

Andy Gill

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I compose my own.

Apache Beat

your boozed up anthem
My Bloody Valentine

Jonathan Wilson

you are love sick?
Bob Dylan - Love Sick

Erobique

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elvis Costello - Alison

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you go to a club?
Sparklehorse - Painbirds

Bobbito Garcia

you make love?
D'Angelo - Untitled (How Does It Feel)

DJ Hell

you run from the cops?
The Pop Group - We Are All Prostitutes

Karolina Stenstöm

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Lilja 4-ever» (2002) by Lukas Moodysson

Meret Becker

your ultimate heartbreak song
Soul Coughing - Janine

Bob Power

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
The Beatles - I'm So Tired

Ben Watt

your ultimate heartbreak song
Charlie Rich - Life's Little Ups And Downs

ESG

you sit in the subway?
The B-52's - Rock Lobster

Glimpse

5 favorite TV shows

The Wire / Fawlty Towers / Alan Partridge / The Stephen ...

Dominique Leone

learn these three songs by heart:
Varttina - Mataleena

Orishas

you sit in a plane?
50 Cent; Dr. Dre

Dillon

you sit in the subway?
The Kills - Last Day Of Magic

The Miserable Rich

you come home from the club?
Bryan Ferry - These Foolish Things

Panico

No. 5
Perez Prado - La Epoca de Oro

Zwicker

you feel like 1982?
Lene Lovich - Bird Song

Art Brut

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

Michael Reinboth

you run naked through a cornfield?
Paul Hardcastle - 19

My Bee's Garden

your boozed up anthem
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti - Hardcore Pops Are Fun

Shakespeares Sister

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bananarama - Venus

The Phantom Band

best concert you ever attended
The Beta Band

Jazzanova

you go to a club?
Juan Atkins - Jazz Is The Teacher

Mouse On Mars

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

 Jungle World / Blinker zeitschrift / Titanic

Melanie C

5 favorite things about Liverpool

Friends & family / Anfield / The Beatles / The Dock / The ...

Rumer

first record you bought
Cliff Richard & The Young Ones - Living Doll

Windsurf

you sit in the subway?
Isolee - Pillowtalk

Aaron Wright

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Up To Me

Editors

you run from the cops?
The Police - Message In A Bottle

Malachai

5 favorite records
The Mills Brothers - Jungle Fever

Jesh

No. 3
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde

Michael Mayer

your boozed up anthem
Roberto Blanco - Ein Bisschen Spass Muss Sein

Faust

a song that reminds your friends of you
Faust - 60/60

Bottin

your ultimate heartbreak song
Lucio Battisti - Io Vorrei... Non Vorrei... Ma Se Vuoi

Colder

No. 9
Jandek - European Jewel

Steve Mason

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Stand And Deliver

Wordsworth

a song that reminds you of school
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock - It Takes Two

Gemma Ray

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

Kevin Saunderson

which song fits the city the best?
Rhythm Is Rhythm - Strings Of Life

Young Knives

take these three games along:

Family Fortunes / Chess / Tomb Raider

Invisible Conga People

you stay in bed?
Tolerance - Pulse Static

Birdy Nam Nam

you stay in bed?
King Tubby

Swahili Blonde

you take a bubble bath?
Sheila E - Glamorous Life

Hannah Scott

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
John Mayer - Room For Squares

Richard Hawley

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t drive which is a good ...

Howe Gelb

take these three CDs/records with you:
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Max Tundra

you sit in a plane?
Pere Ubu - Birdies

Wooden Birds

your party anthem
The Hidden Cameras

Nicole Willis

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

restaurants / doctors / convenience 

Ronny & Renzo

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Christian Zysset - Acid

Au Revoir Simone

you make love?
Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is

Funkmasters

first record you remember
Elmore James - Dust My Broom

Wooden Shjips

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

A Touch Of Class

you take a bubble bath?
Dick Dale

Interpol

you sit in a plane?
J Dilla - Geek Down

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite things that make you sexy

living with my mother / not having a job ...

Tal Weiss

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Turtles - The Turtles Present The Battle Of The Ban...

Jimi Jamison

your boozed up anthem
Garth Brooks - Friends In Low Places

Zohra

you sit in the subway?

No music for me here. I tend to ...

Ricardo Villalobos

a song that reminds your friends of you
Romanthony - The Wanderer

Pastor

you are love sick?
Carole King - So Far Away

Moving Units

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Carpenters - Superstar

Dan Michaelson

your party anthem
Jonathan Richman - I Was Dancing In The Lesbian Bar

Jay Jay Johanson

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

Oh! I wouldn’t listen to any music ...

Peter Broderick

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sam Amidon - All Is Well

Alex Smoke

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Plastikman - Closer

Modeselektor

5 favorite bands you know personally

Motorhead / Radiohead / Blonde Redhead / Metallica / Rolling Stones

Studio

you relax on a beach?
Lake - See Them Glow

Horse Meat Disco

take these three CDs/records with you:
The Carpenters

Chikinki

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Whigfield - Saturday Night

Jacques Renault

No. 9
Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love

Kinky

you come home from the club?
T. Rex - Get It On

DJ Nature

perfect anthem for Bristol
The Pop Group - She Is Beyond Good And Evil

Gilles Peterson

you prepare for an important date?
Marva Whitney - This Girl's In Love With You

Seether

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Black Sabbath - Changes

David Pajo

learn these three songs by heart:
On Broadway

Polly Scattergood

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

Jimmy Edgar

the song to be played at your funeral

I will have my best friend mix some ...

Papst & Abstinenzler

you make breakfast?
Lee Perry - Roast Fish And Cornbread

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite sports team?

The national handball team.

Coldplay

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Pogues - Fairytale Of New York

Lail Arad

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Loudon Wainwright III - I Wish It Was Me

Beppe Loda

your sunday morning song

Actually, on sunday mornings I sleep.

Soul Clap

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bobby D'Ambrosio - Moment Of My Life

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you take a bubble bath?
Amy Holland - She's On Fire

Lloyd Cole

record you were looking for the longest
Nashville OST

Ruede Hagelstein

you feel lonely?
Grandaddy - Miner At The Dial

Trans Am

you are in a depressive mood?
Neil Young

Dani Siciliano

the song to be played at your funeral
Al Green - Simply Beautiful

David Holmes

you make love?
Portishead - Portishead

Sandi Thom

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

J Rawls

5 favorite instruments

rhodes / vibes / drums / sax / trombone

Daddy-O

you feel like 1982?
Cold Crush Brothers vs. Fantastic 5

Matthew Herbert

take these three games along:

cards / football / go kart racing

Electric 6

you go to a club?
Talking Heads - Remain In Light

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Julee Cruise - Summer Kisses, Winter Tears

Chris & Cosey

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Dwele

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Amerie - 1 Thing

Apiento

you run from the cops?
Public Enemy - Can't Do Nuttin' For You Man

Leroy Burgess

a song that reminds your friends of you

Most any song I actually did write, or ...

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Candi Staton

your ultimate heartbreak song
Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You

Tracey Thorn

first record you remember
Diana Ross - I'm Still Waiting

Like A Stuntman

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

A Guy Called Gerald

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang

Kathryn Williams

you are in a depressive mood?
Bob Dylan - Idiot Wind

Emma Tricca

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Camille

you sit in a plane?

Some easy elevator music. Something they actually play ...

Mirror Mirror

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Chameleons - Don’t Fall

My Morning Jacket

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

Grizzly Bear

you prepare for an important date?
The Clientele - Bookshop Casanova

Radio 4

your liberation anthem
Blur - Girls And Boys

Minotaur Shock

you run naked through a cornfield?
NEU! - Hallogallo

Tha 4orce

you sit in a plane?
Janis Joplin - Leaving On A Jet Plane

Trentemoller

you walk in the rain?
Hope Sandoval - Bavarian Fruit Bread

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite cartoon characters

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

Bill Adler

a song that reminds your friends of you
Frank Sinatra - How Little It Matters (How Little We Kn...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song that reminds you of school
Squire - September Gurls

DJ Cherrystones

you wake up?
Wipers - Over The Edge

Sóley

the perfect anthem for Hafnarfjörður
Vinur Hafnarfjarðar

M.A.N.D.Y.

you fall asleep?
Brian Eno

Phil Mison

best concert you ever attended
Jon Lucien

Defend Moscow

the song to be played at your funeral
DJ Shadow - Blood On The Motorway

The Golden Filter

you are love sick?
Cat Stevens - Trouble

Hacienda

first record you remember
Joe Cocker - The Letter

Lucky Soul

you sit by the river?
Julie London - Cry Me A River

Justus Köhncke

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Devendra Banhart

you are in a depressive mood?
Currituck Co. - Unpacking My Library (LP)

No Age

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
The Jesus And Mary Chain - You Trip Me Up

Defari

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

Droog

you make love?
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

Ewan Pearson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Happy Mondays - Wrote For Luck

Sumner Brothers

you take a bubble bath?
Johann Sebastian Bach - Cello Suites

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Carl Craig - From the Vault of Planet E

Mugwump

you relax on a beach?
Talk Talk - The Colour Of Spring

Alter Ego

your party anthem
Chic - Dance Dance Dance

Caron Wheeler

you feel like 1982?
Stevie Wonder - Ebony Eyes

El-P

the song to be played at your funeral
EPMD - You Gots To Chill

Everything Everything

your boozed up anthem
Doves - Pounding

Heidi

you drive a car late at night?
Spiritualized

Turzi

first record you remember
Led Zeppelin - III

Matmos

take these three CDs/records with you:
Carlo Gesualdo - Madrigali libro terzo

Moonboots

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

Kinski

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

Bill Callahan

your ultimate heartbreak song
Randy Newman - I Think It's Going To Rain Today

The Loose Salute

a record you fell in love to
Stevie Wonder - Talking Book

Munk

you prepare for an important date?
Böhse Onkelz

Gossip

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

Sondre Lerche

you sit in a plane?
Lucy Pearl - Live Without You

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite personal victories

laughing at all the shit thrown at you ...

Richard Norris

you rob a bank?
Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

Gary Lucas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Feel Fine

Metronomy

a song that reminds you of school
Green Day

Magic Mike

first record you remember
The Jackson 5 - ABC

Telepopmusik

your boozed up anthem
Cypress Hill - I Wanna Get High

Sarah Jaffe

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Too Short - Blow the Whistle

Our Broken Garden

you destroy a hotel room?

I don’t.

Pepe Bradock

the song to be played at your funeral
Alfredo De La Fe - Salsa Computarizada

Omar

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Chris Carrier

you feel like 1982?
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Fujiya & Miyagi

best concert you ever attended
My Bloody Valentine

Black Angels

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Red Krayola - The Parable of Arable Land

The Bangles

you take a bubble bath?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sam Amidon

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Lester Young Trio (Lester Young, Buddy Rich & Nat «...

David Rodigan

No. 9
Roland Alphonso - Phoenix City

Ilija Rudman

your ultimate heartbreak song
Willie Colon - Set Fire To Me

Thievery Corporation

you drive a car late at night?
Ella Fitzgerald - Like Someone In Love

Hugh Herrera

a song that reminds you of school
The The - Good Morning Beautiful

Final Fantasy

you wake up?
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore

Baikonour

the song to be played at your funeral
Popol Vuh - Love Life Death

Midlake

a song that reminds your friends of you
Billy Joel - Honesty

Ost & Kjex

you make love?
Steely Dan - Do It Again

Neon Heights

you are in a depressive mood?
James Taylor

Barn Owl

your boozed up anthem
Neil Young - Mellow My Mind

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite TV shows

«Agatha Christie's Poirot/Marple». I find these ...

Whomadewho

5 favorite remixes
Radio 4 - Dance To The Underground (DFA Version)

The Shortwave Set

a record you fell in love to
Madonna - Borderline

Rebelski

you are in a depressive mood?
Air - All I Need

Marius Circus

a song that reminds you of school
Wham! - Young Guns (Go For It)

Theo Parrish

you play ping-pong?
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Computer Game

Emmy The Great

a song that reminds you of school
The Smiths - Cemetry Gates

Rod Thomas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Michelle

Bronnt Industries Kapital

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Gastr Del Sol - Camoufleur

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Lee Perry

Chrome Hoof

first record you remember
Arthur Brown - Fire

Alela Diane

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Lopazz

you go to a club?
Alex Cortex - Inward CTRL

Pacifika

you play lego?

Our children's voices.

Peter, Bjorn & John

you jog?
Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

Kurt Maloo

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Herbie Hancock featuring Sonya Kitchell - All I Want

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song that reminds you of school
Nas - Halftime

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you paint your apartment?
Woods - Rain On

Minus 8

you work in the garden?
Leon Ware - In Our Garden

Van She

5 favorite personal victories

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

Social Disco Club

No. 4
Street Corner Symphony - Symphony For The Devil (Harvey...

Ora Cogan

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Dolly Parton - Daddy Come And Get Me

Pyrolator

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Temper Trap - Sweet Dispostion (Alan Wilkis Remix)

Dave Clarke

you come home from the club?

Tinnitus at 1khz.

The Soulsavers

you cook?
Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland

These New Puritans

you sit in the subway?
Eric Serra - The Fifth Element

Alexander Robotnick

you fall asleep?
Tangerine Dream - Phaedra

Simone White

first record you remember
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Jesse Lenat

you sit in a plane?

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

Annie

you relax on a beach?

The sound of the nature, the waves... the ...

Kissogram

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Stereolab - Emperor Tomato Ketchup

Nedry

a song that reminds you of school
The Pogues - Thousands Are Sailing

Bloc Party

you take a bubble bath?
Coldplay - Parachutes

Jakob der Lügner

you are on a football field?
Metallica - St. Anger

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite books

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

Race Horses

you ride a bicycle?
Deerhoof - The Tears And Music Of Love

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Smiths - Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I ...

Thieves Like Us

your ultimate heartbreak song
Ride - OX4

Mark E.

you meet your parents?

Smooth FM. They Love it, I love it.

Jill Jones

you make love?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Maps

Prefuse 73

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Nas

Lo Fat Orchestra

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Cosmo

5 favorite personal tragedies

I’m pretty lucky as I haven’t ...

Mélissa Laveaux

your boozed up anthem
Gorillaz - DARE

Terence Bernardo

your sunday morning song
Thelonious Monk - Solo Monk

Living Things

you sit in the subway?
2Pac

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite cartoon characters

Diamond Joe Quimby from «The Simpsons» / Stewie from ...

Anni Rossi

5 favorite magazines

Found / Teen Vogue / Metal / Martha Stewart Living / US

Prince Language

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Cymande - Dove

Empire Of The Sun

you make love?
Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile

The Revenge

record you were looking for the longest
Unfinished Business - Out Of My Hands (Love's Taken Ove...

N.A.S.A.

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Twilight Zone Theme

Riccio

your ultimate heartbreak song
Yaw - Where Would You Be

Little Jackie

you run naked through a cornfield?
Hair Soundtrack

Saint Etienne

you prepare for an important date?
Neil Young - I've Been Waiting For You

Tahiti 80

you are in a romantic mood?
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

Morningwood

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Etta James - Only Time Will Tell

Oneida

you feel like 1982?

I don’t feel like years.

Kool & The Gang

you cook?

For instance scrambled eggs? Usually I listen to ...

Loane

record you were looking for the longest

Mine!

Raul Midon

5 favorite drinks

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

Penguin Prison

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Till You Get Enough

Caribou

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Coltrane - India; Albert Ayler - Spiritual Unity

Erol Alkan

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

Karl Culley

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

Heavy

you wash your hair?
J Dilla - Shake It Down

Bebel Gilberto

you ride a bicycle?
Grace Jones - Slave To The Rhythm

Pilooski

a song that reminds you of school
Dexys Midnight Runners

Good Shoes

you make breakfast?
David Bowie - Oh! You Pretty Things

Micah P. Hinson

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - To Ramona

Chateau Flight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Georges Brassens - Les Passantes

Simple Kid

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

The Jackets

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

Memory Band

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

Junior Boys

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Steely Dan - Can't Buy A Thrill

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica

Chromatics

your party anthem
Yoko Ono - Walking On Thin Ice

Shawn Lee

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

Charles Webster

first record you remember
Roxy Music - Street Life

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you bought
Farley Jackmaster Funk

Lindstrom

you paint your apartment?
Jeff Wayne - The Fighting Machine

Pearly Gates

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

None.

Franz Nicolay

you fall asleep?
Mark Eitzel - Everything Is Beautiful

Jacob Golden

the song to be played at your funeral
Peter, Paul & Mary - If I Had A Hammer

Yellowman

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

John Foxx

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Billy Cotton Band - Show Theme BBC

Glass Candy

take these three games along:

Tetris (nintendo) / Smurf (coleco) / Ms. Pacman (atari)

Suzanne Vega

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

Holy Ghost!

you sit in the subway?

N: To be honest, I listen to Holy ...

James Murphy

you ride a bicycle?
T. Rex - Jeepster

Cosmin TRG

take these three CDs/records with you:
D-Bridge - True Romance

The Diaphanoids

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Primal Scream

Osborne

best concert you ever attended
Prince

Linda Lewis

first record you remember
Henry Hall & His Orchestra - The Teddy Bear's Picnic

Stratus

the song to be played at your funeral
Georges Delerue - Charlie's Theme

Dego

you are in a depressive mood?
Claude Young - Acid Wash Conflict

Gnod

first record you bought
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill

Justine D

5 favorite records
David Bowie - Low

Dollboy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Crosby, Stills & Nash

Round Table Knights

you rob a bank?
The Stooges - Down On The Street

Datarock

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

Sharon van Etten

a song that reminds you of school
Lemonheads - It's A Shame About Ray

Rocko Schamoni

favorite club?

Ich verachte Sportclubs. Sportclubs sind wie Kirchen, sie ...

Yoav

your party anthem
Prodigy - Out Of Space

Odawas

first record you bought
Stone Temple Pilots - Purple

Manuel Tur

a record you fell in love to
Donna Summer - I Remember Yesterday

Smudo

you wake up?
Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces

Fabrizio Mammarella

your liberation anthem
Loose Joints - Tell You

Ame

you cook?
Prince - Starfish & Coffee

Bush Tetras

you need to get work done?
Interpol

James Yorkston

first record you bought

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

Ada

5 favorite clothes

Bademantel / Bikini / Sandalen / Jogginghose / grünes Kleid

Julia Franck

take these three games along:

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

James Holden

first record you remember
The Beach Boys

Sebastien Tellier

record you were looking for the longest

My first record. AH AH AH!

Al McKay

you wake up?
George Benson; Earl Kluth

Mark Archer

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Numbers

Tim Sweeney

you wake up?
Pink Floyd - Time

Oyvind Morken

your boozed up anthem
4 øl og en pizza

Glen Johnson

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears - I'm A Slave 4 U

Kid Koala

you sit in the subway?
Del Tha Funkee Homosapien - The Wacky World Of Rapid Tr...

Captain Sensible

you rob a bank?
Stereolab - Jenny Ondioline

Ratatat

a song that reminds you of school
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Catholic School Girls Rule

Ashley Beedle

you stay in bed?

Too busy sleeping.

Port O'Brien

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Dear Prudence

Renegade Soundwave

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Isaac Hayes - Ike's Mood

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Aaron Copland - Billy The Kid

Kathy Zimmer

best concert you ever attended
The Police

Daniel Wang

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Kraftwerk - The Model

Heidi Happy

you make love?
Rita Reys - One Less Bell To Answer

Rich Medina

perfect anthem for Philadelphia
Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger

Luke Solomon

5 favorite magazines

Mojo / Word / Living Etc / Sound On Sound / Total ...

Boom Bip

you sit in a plane?
Windy & Carl - Elevation

Charlotte Hatherley

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

A Mountain Of One

your boozed up anthem
George Kranz - Din Daa Daa

Max Essa

you run naked through a cornfield?
Felix Laband - Whistling In Tongues (Todd Terje Remix)

Olafur Arnalds

best song by Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence

Anja Schneider

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

Mavis Staples

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Etta James - At Last

Bomb The Bass

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

Dollskabeat

5 favorite instruments

most vintage Roland & Moog analogue synths / drums / piano ...

Bosque Brown

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Boots Of Spanish Leather

The Late Greats

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

Kris Menace

best video clip you ever saw
Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

The Bees

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

Senor Coconut

you drive a car late at night?
A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray

Large Professor

No. 8
Gang Starr - In Memory Of...

Luke Haines

5 favorite things to be afraid of

I presume there is a problem in translation ...

Black Devil Disco Club

a song that reminds you of school
Sheila - L'école est finie

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite records
Chrisma - Chinese Restaurant

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
David Crosby - Traction In The Rain

White Hinterland

perfect anthem for Portland
The Watery Graves Of Portland - The News

Chuck D

you drive a car late at night?

Some unheard CD.

Kon & Amir

you need to get work done?
DJ Assault - Ass N Titties

2raumwohnung

take these three tools with you:

Hammer / Säge / Schraubenzieher

Gary Numan

a song that reminds you of school
T. Rex - Telegram Sam

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

your sunday morning song
Tsegué-Maryam Guébrou - The Homeless Wanderer

Alva Noto

you solve difficult mathematical tasks?
Aleph-1 - Aleph-1

Cornelius

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
John Cage - 4:33

Pink Skull

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Katzenjammers - Cars

Chelonis R. Jones

you are love sick?
Joni Mitchell - Ladies Of The Canyon

KT Tunstall

your party anthem
Eddie Cochrane - C'mon Everybody

Cajun Dance Party

the song to be played at your funeral
Smog - Dress Sexy At My Funeral

Wally Badarou

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Michelle

Wolfmother

you had enough of this world?
Pink Floyd - Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

Al Kent

first record you bought
The Specials - Gangsters

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Bedhead - What Fun Life Was

Brothers Of End

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

C. Gibbs

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

Justice

5 favorite records
Les Rhythm Digitales - Dark Dancer

Future Beat Alliance

the song to be played at your funeral
Queens Of The Stone Age - No One Knows

Matthew Dear

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Arthur Russell - Calling Out Of Context

Gwyneth Herbert

you jog?
Deerhoof - Running Thoughts

White Denim

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Daft Punk - Harder Better Faster Stronger

Ian Hart

first record you remember
«The Hills Are Alive» from The Sound Of Music

Bjorn Torske

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Bo Diddley - Diddy Wah Diddy

Brennan Green

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I want them to be calm. This is ...

Love Inks

perfect anthem for Austin
Los Lonely Boys - Heaven

Coyote

your guilty pleasure song
James Morrison & Nelly Furtado - Broken Strings

Lexx

you work in the garden?
Minnie Riperton - Come Into My Garden

Mooner

No. 9
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Left Handed Dream

Mechanical Bride

you prepare a candle light dinner?
John Barry - Fancy Dance

Headless Heroes

you make breakfast?
David Bowie - Oh! You Pretty Things

DJ Touché

No. 10

«Beyond The Darkness» (Joe D'Amato, 1979). Not ...

Wolf People

the song to be played at your funeral
The Strawbs - Witchwood

We Are Wolves

take these three DVDs along:

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

Lovefingers

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes

Fingerpicked

No. 15
Kid Creole & The Coconuts - I Do Believe (Strut, 2011)

Irvine Welsh

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

Tiago

you come home from the club?
Endless Boogie - Endless Boogie

Ilya Santana

you come home from the club?
Andreas Vollenweider

Wall-E

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

Lhasa

a song that reminds you of school
Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Morpheus

you sit in the subway?
The Hollies - Bus Stop

Miss Platnum

you cook?
Billie Holiday

Drugstore

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carole King - Its Too Late

Woolfy

perfect anthem for London
Underworld - Born Slippy

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite things about Finland

Sauna / Mushrooms / Bears / Water / Air

Afrika Bambaataa

you cook?

Well nothing that distracts me too much from ...

Hatcham Social

first record you remember
Blue Moon

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information

Chromeo

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise

DJ Vadim

you make love?
Dwele - Subject

Kool Keith

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Whodini - Freaks Come Out At Night

Kalabrese

a song that reminds your friends of you
Kalabrese - Hühnerfest

Yacht

No. 1
Wilson Phillips - Hold On

Trusme

a record you fell in love to
Coldplay - Parachutes

Efterklang

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Blackbird

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

first record you remember
Johnny Cash - I Walk The Line

Lydia Lunch

you fall asleep?
Mulatu Astatke - Ethiopiques Volume 4 - African jazz 19...

Bodies Of Water

your ultimate heartbreak song
Roy Orbison - It's Over

Lotte Kestner

a song that reminds your friends of you
Radiohead - Videotape

Alexandra Hope

you drive a car late at night?
Karen Dalton - Something On Your Mind

Brasstronaut

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

Erik Truffaz

you go to a club?
Amy Winehouse

James Pants

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Laibach - Opus Dei

Plum

get these three pets:

a pet dolphin to ride me to the ...

When Saints Go Machine

you start a riot?
Deerhoof - The Tears And Music Of Love

DJ Kent

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Merzbow

Dinky

5 favorite remixes
Pier Bucci - Hay Consuelo (Samim Remix)

Division Of Laura Lee

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

Vetiver

first record you remember
Popeye: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Casual

your boozed up anthem
Ice Cube & Flava Flav - I'm Only Out For One Thang

Anna Kashfi

a record you fell in love to
Mazzy Star - Look On Down From The Bridge

Broken Social Scene

learn these three songs by heart:
Herbie Hancock - Maiden Voyage

Kelli Ali

you are on the tour bus?
Sufjan Stevens - Holland

Terry Lynn

which song fits the city the best?

«Kingstonlogic»

The Hidden Cameras

a song you would send over the ocean
Nana Mouskouri - Guten Morgen Sonnenschein

Bettye Lavette

a record you fell in love to
The Impressions - For Your Precious Love

Tom Vek

you camp in the desert?
The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin

Zambri

you sit by a camp fire?
Hooray For Earth - Surrounded By Your Friends

Eagles Of Death Metal

you wake up?
Dizzee Rascal - Fix Up, Look Sharp

Travis

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

!!!

first record you bought
The Ghostbusters Soundtrack

Clare & The Reasons

best concert you ever attended
Caetano Veloso

Jackpot

you wake up?

I try to keep the morning hours quiet ...

Robin Saville

you run naked through a cornfield?
Prince & The Revolution - Christopher Tracy's Parade

Fanfarlo

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Burt Bacharach - I'll Never Fall In Love Again

Mungolian Jetset

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Marty Manning - Twilight Zone (LP)

Karl Bartos

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Das interessiert mich nicht. Ein Klingelton ist wie ...

Kissey Asplund

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

No song at all. I want to hear ...

Sandro Perri

you play ping-pong?
Andy Mellwig - Async Sense

Xiu Xiu

invite these three persons for a weekend:

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

Headman

best video clip you ever saw
Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy

Valery Gore

you sit in a plane?
The Radio Dept. - Heaven's on Fire

Belle & Sebastian

you come home from the club?
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Joan As Police Woman

you run naked through a cornfield?
Sly & The Family Stone - Skin I'm In

Gravenhurst

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

Todd Terje

first record you bought
Bjørn Torske - Sexy Disco

Still Going

a song that reminds your friends of you

E & L: You would have to ask our ...

The Emperor Machine

you run naked through a cornfield?
Sly & The Family Stone - Runnin' Away

Ingrid Olava

favorite building?

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

Mystery Jets

you go to a club?
The Smiths - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

Brian Jackson

first record you remember
Clifford Brown with Strings - Yesterdays

Seelenluft

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Stefan Goldmann

you walk through a dark forest?
John Zorn - Cobra

Leo Zero

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

Newton Faulkner

a song that reminds you of school
Radiohead - Creep

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Tridact

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

Cypress Hill

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
2Pac - To Live And Die In LA

Cosmo Vitelli

a song that reminds you of school
Beastie Boys - No Sleep Till Brooklyn

The Good Natured

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

I don’t live in a city, I ...

Constance Amiot

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Theme form «Mr Ed»

The Morning Benders

the song to be played at your funeral
Blur - Out Of Time

David Morales

you are in a depressive mood?
Blue Magic - Look Me Up

Mugison

5 favorite human inventions

Electricity / the telephone / the piano / Letters / Bullshit

Marcus Bonfanti

your party anthem
Led Zeppelin - Black Dog

Lucky Luke

your liberation anthem
Madonna - Into The Groove

Morgan Geist

you drive a car late at night?

NYC – take the train. But night driving is ...

Anne Clark

5 favorite personal tragedies

Pfffffffffff!

Fan Death

a song to seduce you
Depeche Mode - In Your Room

GusGus

you make love?
Gus Gus - Polydistortion

Sibrydion

No. 3
Datblygu - Libertino

Monday Michiru

your ultimate heartbreak song
Cezary Skubiszewski - The Sound Of One Hand Clapping

Architeq

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

Adonis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Jackson

Azari & III

you are love sick?
Keane - Hamburg Song

Comanechi

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

Kaos

best Kraftwerk song

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

Bing Ji Ling

best soundtrack ever
Ennio Morricone - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

New Young Pony Club

you fall asleep?

Can’t listen to music when I’m ...

Lisbee Stainton

perfect anthem for London
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Jean-Michel Jarre

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Padded Cell

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Goblin - Tenebrae

Magic Arm

you play a game of chess?
Andrew Bird - Noble Beast

Ed Harcourt

you walk through a dark forest?
Henry Hall & His Orchestra - The Teddy Bear's Picnic

Blow Monkeys

the song to be played at your funeral
Bob Dylan - Death Is Not The End

The Ones

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - You And I

Nick Chacona

you destroy a hotel room?
Turning Point - Broken

The Rayographs

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Nick Nicely - Hilly Fields

Angel Deradoorian

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Whitehouse

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

Soft Rocks

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

Psychic Ills

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

We Are Scientists

5 favorite human inventions

the hat rack / the cat leash / my laptop ...

Slove

you pretend to be married?
Mikado - Par Hasard

DJ Mehdi

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Dylan - It Ain't Me, Babe

Doe Paoro

a song you wish you'd written yourself
«Happy Birthday. Cha ching!»

Marit Bergman


Stockholm

I moved from Stockholm to New York ...

Whirlwind Heat

a record you fell in love to
leonard Cohen - Best Of (1997)

Howlin' Rain

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

Parlour

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

Tony Carrasco

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

Barbara Carlotti

you sit by the river?
Ravi Shankar - Raga Desi

Telephones

you repair a synthesizer?
The Units - High Pressure Days

Luca C & Brigante

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Etnica - Tribute

Mark Richardson

you make love?
Al Green - Belle

Rainer Trüby

perfect anthem for Freiburg
Unlimited Touch - I Hear Music In The Streets

Woodpigeon

5 favorite animals

dog / horse / giraffe / grizzly bear / panda bear

King Britt

you prepare for an important date?
Sting - I Burn For You

Million Stylez

where was your first flat?

It was in a suburb called Helenelund (Sollentuna ...

The Juan MacLean

No. 3
Frankie Knuckles - The Whistle Song

Soul Mekanik

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

Morton Valence

you prepare for an important date?
Jack Jones - Theme From The Love Boat

Quiet Village

you take a bubble bath?
Various Artists - The Sound Gallery, Vol. 1

Fiona Daniel

you wake up?
Keith Jarrett - The Köln Concert

John Klemmer

your liberation anthem
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Paul Frick

you sit by the river?
Horror Inc. - Dans La Nuit

Circlesquare

you ride a bicycle?
John Williams - Theme from E.T.

Sons And Daughters

you watch girls go by?
The Monks - Boys Are Boys And Girls Are Girls

Cazals

your party anthem
Ike & Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Mr Scruff

you make love?
Sammy Gordon & The Hip-Huggers - Making Love

Air

your ultimate heartbreak song
Air - Left Bank

Joakim

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

Shitdisco

you sit in the subway?
The Gun Club - Black Train

Duke Special

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Andy Warhol

The Earlies

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Earlies - These Were The Earlies

Toby Tobias

a record you fell in love to
Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful

Yuck

you prepare for an important date?
Watusi Zombie - Buddha Musk Experience

Peter Kruder

you play a game of chess?
Kraftwerk - Numbers

Andreya Triana

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Happy Bithday

Nicky Siano

you are in a depressive mood?
Laura Nyro

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite personal victories

touring worldwide / marrying / becoming a father / penning a ...

US3

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

Boozoo Bajou

a song that reminds your friends of you
Cockney Rejects - The Greatest Cockney Rip-Off

Marissa Nadler

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I will listen to the rain falling and ...

Dennis Kane

you make love?

Usually talking dirty, and doing it well,  is ...

Audie Darling

favorite restaurant?

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

The Priscillas

a song you wish you'd written yourself
ZZ Top - Sharp Dressed Man

Stephan Remmler

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Beverley Knight

you relax on a beach?
Chaka Khan - Move Me No Mountain
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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

the song to be played at your funeral
Link Wray - Rumble

+more

Doe Paoro

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

+more

Valery Gore

you are love sick?
Blonde Redhead - My Impure Hair

+more

Sarah Jaffe

your party anthem
Robyn - Body Talk 1, 2, and 3

+more