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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

Lloyd Cole

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

The Morning Benders

your guilty pleasure song

I feel no guilt!

Peter Kruder

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
David Bowie - Stay

Chrome Hoof

you drive a car late at night?
Queen - Bicycle Race

Howlin' Rain

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis

Trevor Jackson

you ride a bicycle?
Yello - Base For Alec

Lone Wolf

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Jason Molina - It's Easier Now

Travis

you are love sick?
Teenage Fanclub - Your Love Is The Place I Come From

Kevin Saunderson

what should one eat when in the city?

Alligator

Bing Ji Ling

a song that reminds your friends of you
Luther Vandross - Never Too Much

David Rodigan

No. 10
Sir Lord Comic - Ska-ing West

Little Jackie

you wake up?
Pink Floyd - Hey You

VV Brown

you cook?
Common & Lily Allen - Drivin’ Me Wild

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite instruments

Korg MS-20 / My banjo / Drums of all sorts ...

Captain Sensible

take these three games along:

Super Mario Bros (b/w gameboy original) / a ...

Tom Vek

you cook?
Gonzales - Gogol

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite personal belongings

wallet / keys / credit card / piano / glasses

Memory Band

you drive a car late at night?

I don't drive.

DJ Vadim

you wake up?
Gregory Isaacs & Dennis Brown - Live And Love

Architeq

you wake up?
Moondog - Surf Session

Tal Weiss

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine

Duke Special

your guilty pleasure song
Boney M. - Rivers Of Babylon

Social Disco Club

No. 9
Dondolo - Dragon (Shit Robot’s Firebreathing Mix)

Glass Candy

best Beatles song
The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Blow Monkeys

best concert you ever attended
The Ramones

Lhasa

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

My life isn’t over yet.

Dinky

5 favorite records
Arthur Russell - The World Of Arthur Russell

Sven Väth

first record you bought
Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water

Natalie Tusia Beridze

your sunday morning song
Depeche Mode - Barrel Of A Gun (Underworld Remix)

Luca C & Brigante

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

Zambri

you jog?
Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill

The Jackets

your sunday morning song
Lee Hazlewood & Nancy Sinatra - Some Velvet Morning

Moving Units

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dr. Dre - 2001

Polly Scattergood

you sit in the subway?
Maps - You Don't Know Her Name

Matthew Dear

first record you remember
Hokey Pokey

N.A.S.A.

a song that reminds you of school
The Ramones - Rock 'N' Roll High School

My Bee's Garden

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

Orishas

you jog?

The same stuff I listen while riding a ...

Neon Heights

you ride a bicycle?
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - From South Africa To ...

Jazzanova

you make love?

Würde mich zu sehr verwirren...

Marcus Bonfanti

your party anthem
Led Zeppelin - Black Dog

Meret Becker

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

Kelli Ali

you camp in the desert?
Elliott Smith - Angeles

Hatcham Social

your party anthem
Nirvana - Drain You

Unconventional Science

best concert you ever attended
Lower Class Citizens

Million Stylez

which is the best job one can have in the city?

Probably the job as being the prime minister ...

Kathy Zimmer

the song to be played at your funeral
Franz Schubert - Du Bist Die Ruhe

Yellowman

first record you bought

Well, as a young kid I worked for ...

Cosmo Vitelli

start to learn these three things:

to walk instead of having a cab / to ...

Magic Mike

a record you fell in love to
The Commodores - Easy

Bob Power

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Ray Charles - Smack Dab In The Middle

Fingerpicked


Playlist: they call it Martini sommer - november 2011

Leroy Burgess

first record you remember
Glenn Osser

Mark E.

you relax on a beach?

José Padilla mixtapes.

The Golden Filter

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

The Diaphanoids

you run from the cops?
The Heartbreakers

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
The Beatles - Abbey Road

Pilooski

your boozed up anthem
Green Velvet - Shake & Pop

Race Horses

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

Kool Keith

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String (Contemplating)

Rumer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Hoyt Axton - Greenback Dollar

Datarock

you sit in the subway?
The Beta Band - Dry The Rain

Julia Franck

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

auch das noch? Die Süddeutsche, Lettre und ...

Richard Hawley

5 favorite personal belongings

All my guitars and lap steels – there’s ...

Colder

No. 4
Current 93 - Angel

Faust

best Kraftwerk song

Ich kenn kein Lied von Kraftwerk.

Mystery Jets

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

Justine D

you stay in bed?
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite movies

«The Odd Couple» von Gene Saks / «Le fabuleux ...

Chateau Flight

perfect song for jogging
Deux - Paris Orly

Emma Tricca

you are love sick?
Francesco De Gregori - Bene

Cajun Dance Party

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you bought
Original Concept - Straight From The Basement Of Kooley...

Tridact

you take a bubble bath?
Pharoah Sanders - Colors

My Morning Jacket

you take a bubble bath?
Prince - Cream

Lail Arad

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

Drugstore

you are stoned?

Stopped wanting to get stoned that day I ...

Howling Bells

you walk in the rain?
Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love

Radio 4

your liberation anthem
Blur - Girls And Boys

Like A Stuntman

you run naked through a cornfield?
Pixies - Debaser

Luke Haines

5 favorite instruments

Inquisition Rack / Guillotine / Scalpel / Garrott / Penny whistle

Peter Broderick

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

Dennis Bovell

you drive a car late at night?

Classical music.

Coldplay

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Arcade Fire - Funeral

2raumwohnung

start to learn these three things:

Spanisch / Surfen / Tauchen

Dillon

you drive a car late at night?
D.A.F. - Alle Gegen Alle

Azari & III

you rob a bank?
Shirley Bassey - Diamonds Are Forever

Lucky Soul

you ride a bicycle?
Pavement - Range Life

Afrika Bambaataa

your party anthem
James Brown - I Feel Good

Circlesquare

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

Bush Tetras

you relax on a beach?
Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros - Global A Go-Go

Oyvind Morken

best concert you ever attended
KRS One

Mugwump

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Electric Light Orchestra - Twilight

Ronny & Renzo

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Nicolas: My voice.

Bobbito Garcia

you take a bubble bath?
Tiny Tim - Tiptoe Through The Tulips

ESG

you wake up?
Lady Gaga - Just Dance

Telephones

you cook?
South Sea Dreamin' With The Blue Boys

The Priscillas

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

Good Shoes

you paint your apartment?

I’m not allowed to paint my flat ...

Modeselektor

5 favorite cities

Berlin / San Francisco / New York / Rüdersdorf / Bukarest

Bill Adler

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

Leon Ware

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Isley Brothers - Got To Have You Back

DJ Hell

you wake up?
The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

Angel Deradoorian

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

Al McKay

you go to a club?
Beyoncé

Wooden Shjips

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Lonnie Liston Smith - Astral Travelling

Joakim

you fall asleep?
Biosphere - Shenzhou

Funkmasters

your party anthem
Clyde Stubblefield - Party's In The Kitchen

Soul Clap

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

Miss Platnum

you want to get inspired?
Aretha Franklin - (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Wom...

Pyrolator

you prepare for an important date?
Jose Gonzalez - Heartbeats

We Are Wolves

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

Bomb The Bass

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Kylie Minogue - I Should Be So Lucky

Apiento

you are stoned?
Art Of Noise - Crusoe

Renegade Soundwave

a song to seduce you
Dreadzone - Shining Path

Nocturnes

best concert you ever attended
Thee Oh Sees

Beautiful Swimmers

you walk in the rain?
Flash & The Pan - Walking In The Rain

Manuel Tur

record you were looking for the longest
Brian Bennett - Voyage

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you run from the cops?
Falco - Auf der Flucht

Morpheus

you sit in the subway?
The Hollies - Bus Stop

M.A.N.D.Y.

you fall asleep?
Brian Eno

Melanie C

5 favorite records
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication

Suzanne Vega

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

Kissey Asplund

you sit in a plane?
Jack Johnson - Banana Pancakes

Kissogram

you sit in a plane?
Bridget St John - Ask Me No Questions

Saint Etienne

you cook?
Burt Bacharach - Pacific Coast Highway

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Cannibal Ox - The Cold Vein

Dani Siciliano

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

I don’t know. In England we don ...

Anja Schneider

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computerliebe

Everything Everything

a record you fell in love to
Coldplay - Yellow

Glen Johnson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Red House Painters - Medicine Bottle

Brothers Of End

you make love?
The Velvet Underground - Femme Fatale

Kon & Amir

you run from the cops?
N.W.A. - Fuck Tha Police

Trans Am

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Flipper

Linda Lewis

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

Charlotte Hatherley

you prepare for an important date?
Captain Beefheart - Low Yo Yo Stuff

Barn Owl

you feel like 1972?
Black Sabbath - Children Of The Grave

Ame

you are in a depressive mood?
Can - She Brings The Rain

Ilya Santana

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour de France

Heidi

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

These New Puritans

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

Heidi Happy

you work in the garden?

Zeebeli setze!

Zwicker

you drive into the country?
Sufjan Stevens - Jacksonville

Hot Chip

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

Nils Frahm

you cook?
The Penguin Café Orchestra - Music From The Penguin Caf...

Audie Darling

favorite park?

There are so many beautiful parks in and ...

GusGus

you drive a car late at night?
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Theo Parrish

you cook?

There's no song. Just sound of food ...

Stefan Goldmann

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

Panico

take these three books along:

Alejandro Jodorowsky: «El Paraiso De Los Loros» / Antonin ...

Tanya Stephens

you fall asleep?
Kenny G.

Soul Mekanik

you are on a football field?
Airto - Celebration Suite

James Holden

first record you remember
The Beach Boys

Dwele

a record you fell in love to
Mint Condition - Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)

Rebelski

you sit in a plane?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

Jonathan Wilson

you prepare for an important date?
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - A Minor Place

Brasstronaut

you sit in the subway?
Phoenix - Love Like A Sunset

Daddy-O

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Make The Music With Your Mouth

DJ Mehdi

you make love?
Ella Fitzgerald

Lisbee Stainton

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

The Project Club

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
LCD Soundsystem - Losing My Edge

Mechanical Bride

perfect anthem for Brighton
The Who - Pinball Wizard

Lo Fat Orchestra

first record you remember
Hui Buh - Das Schlossgespenst

Alva Noto

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Matthew Herbert

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Guardian / Dazed and Confused / Desert Island Monthly

Peanut Butter Wolf

your boozed up anthem
Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes

Karolina Stenstöm

which song fits the city the best?
Steso Songs - It’s Oh Too Dark Tonight

Invisible Conga People

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Phew - Kodomo No You Ni

Whomadewho

5 favorite cities

Barcelona / Berlin / New York / London / St. Petersburg

Alela Diane

record you were looking for the longest
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite people in history you look up to

Jesus / Ghandi / Abe Lincoln / Martin Luther King Jr ...

Dollboy

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Nat King Cole - Stardust

Gravenhurst

you need to get work done?
Arvo Pärt - Arbos

Yoav

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Ray Mang

you take a bubble bath?
Gatto Fritto - Bursting The Bubble

Karl Culley

best concert you ever attended
Elliott Smith

Erol Alkan

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

The Late Greats

you are love sick?
Frank Sinatra

Gilles Peterson

you are in a depressive mood?
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions

The Revenge

your sunday morning song
John Martyn

Cosmin TRG

you meet your parents?
Jon & Vangelis - I'll Find My Way Home

José James

you ride a bicycle?

You shouldn’t ride and listen to music ...

Trusme

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

Osborne

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Changes

The Good Natured

start to learn these three things:

How to knit (well) / how to complete a ...

Horace Andy


Top 10 all-time favorite songs

Gary Lucas

first record you remember
Thurston Harris - Little Bitty Pretty One

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite things that make you sexy

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

Ben Watt

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Frank Sinatra - Sings For Only The Lonely

Casual

you drive a car late at night?
Fabolous - Ghetto

Alexander Robotnick

you cook?
Fela Kuti - Lady

Mirror Mirror

you drive a car late at night?
Wet Look - Drive

Wordsworth

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime

Bottin

the song to be played at your funeral
Lucio Battisti - Il Veliero

Barbara Carlotti

a record you fell in love to
Etienne Daho - Pop Satori

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Sergei Wassiljewitsch Rachmaninow

Kool & The Gang

you are love sick?
Hardold Melvin & The Blue Notes - Yesterday I Had The B...

Psychic Ills

you wake up?
Tibetian Ritual Music - Offering To The Saviour Gompo

Ada

5 favorite drinks

Wasser / Tee / Orangensaftschorle / Bier / Wein

Mouse On Mars

perfect anthem for Cologne
Schlammpeitziger - Prä-digitaler Volksstuhlhänger

Au Revoir Simone

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better

Newton Faulkner

the song to be played at your funeral
M. Ward - Story Of An Artist

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West

Rocko Schamoni

which song fits the city the best?
Lassie Singers - Hamburg

Headless Heroes

you are stoned?
The Temptations - Take A Stroll Through Your Mind

Pacifika

5 favorite personal victories

waking up happy / eating well / getting sun / finishing ...

Sam Amidon

5 favorite movies

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

Michael Reinboth

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

Sóley

record you were looking for the longest
Chad Vangaalen - Diaper Island

Shine 2009

you jog?
Aaliyah - Back & Forth

!!!

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

Steve Mason

perfect anthem for Glasgow
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Ashley Beedle

you go to a club?
Mikey Dread - Jungle Signal

The Bees

you run from the cops?
The Breeders - Cannonball

Loane

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

Constance Amiot

the song to be played at your funeral

I just hope it’ll be a «happy ...

Little Dragon

best concert you ever attended
Zawinul Syndicate

Simone White

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Cure - Disintegration

Annie

you are on a football field?
Turbonegro - I Got Erection

Ralphi Rosario

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing

Slove

you dig for old records?
Steve Reich - 2X5 Movement III: Fast (Vakula Remix)

Omar

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

Kasper Bjorke

first record you remember
Sesame Street

CALLmeKAT

where was your first flat?

I shared it with a friend, and it ...

Seether

No. 9
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Raul Midon

5 favorite bands you know personally

Stevie Wonder / India Arie / James Taylor / D’Angelo ...

Joan As Police Woman

you come home from the club?
Blur - Caravan

Fan Death

best concert you ever attended
Nick Cave

Shitdisco

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Justin Timberlake - My Love

Midlake

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Etta James - Trust In Me

Dego

you sit in a plane?
Funk D'Void - Technoir

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Alternative TV - Action Time Vision

Higamos Hogamos

you pretend to be married?
Johnny Cash - Ring Of Fire

Daniel Wang

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Carpenters - Ordinary Fool

Gnod

first record you remember
Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking

Black Devil Disco Club

you make love?

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

No Age

you meet your parents?
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Wolfmother

you surf the internet?
Lionel Richie - Hello

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

best concert you ever attended
Corrupted

Trentemoller

you wake up?
Brian Eno - Thursday Afternoon

White Denim

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

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you wake up?

Not so much a song, but a style ...

Kaos

first record you remember
The Rolling Stones - Tattoo You

Young Knives

a song that reminds your friends of you
Mystery Jets - Horse Drawn Cart

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite personal victories

The birth of my daughter in 2006 / Doing ...

Belle & Sebastian

a record you fell in love to
The Meters - Just Kissed My Baby

Syd Matters

you wake up?
Radiohead - Go To Sleep

Jay Jay Johanson

you sit in a plane?
Lou Reed - Street Hassle

Nick Chacona

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Metro Area - Caught Up

Interpol

you wake up?
Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um

Sharon van Etten

you paint your apartment?
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black

Bettye Lavette

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

Junior Boys

a song that reminds you of school
William Blake - Jerusalem

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite instruments

Boombox / tears / Keytar / Nintendo / whales

Erik Truffaz

No. 5
Johann Sebastian Bach - Matthäus-Passion

When Saints Go Machine

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I wouldn't be listening to music. I ...

Alexandra Hope

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

Yuck

you are love sick?
The Cure - Friday I'm in Love

Fiona Daniel

you are love sick?
Fink - Sort Of Revolution

US3

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

Quiet Village

you wake up?

That really depends on the mood I’m ...

Ratatat

first record you bought
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - He's The DJ, I'm The...

Terry Lynn

best day of the week in the city?

Friday’s – week done, people are paid, everything ...

The Emperor Machine

you rob a bank?
Heaven 17 - (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang

Moonboots

perfect anthem for Manchester
The Stone Roses - Waterfall

Bebel Gilberto

first record you remember
Stevie Wonder - Isn’t She Lovely

Tiga

you meet your parents?

That wouldn't really have a soundtrack.

Dan Michaelson

your party anthem
The Four Tops

Kalabrese

a song you wish you'd written yourself

Keinen. Auch wenn ich Millionen damit verdient h ...

Smudo

you drive a car late at night?

Hoerbuecher.

Boom Bip

you stay in bed?
Art Blakey - The Summit

Whirlwind Heat

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

Defari

first record you remember
Billy Paul - Me & Mrs. Jones

James Pants

your party anthem
Bruce Haack - Party Machine

Phil Mison

a song that reminds you of school
Adam & the Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier

Jackpot

you go to a soundsystem?

Any track by my Jackpot partner Erik Wikstr ...

Baikonour

a record you fell in love to
Cocteau Twins & Harold Budd - The Moon And The Melodies

Art Brut

a record you fell in love to
Helen Love - Does Your Heart Go Boom?

Aaron Wright

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

Bill Brewster

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Helio Matheus - Mais Kriola

Woolfy

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Police - Every Breath You Take

Cornelius

you take a bubble bath?
Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy

Nicky Siano

you fall asleep?

I like the quiet when I fall asleep ...

New Young Pony Club

you sit in a plane?

Something that detracts from my own terrified juddering.

Devendra Banhart

you ride a bicycle?
Diane Cluck

Headman

a song that reminds you of school
Black Flag

Erobique

you run naked through a cornfield?

Singt: «Oh Baby Baby Balla balla, in Deiner ...

The Chap

5 favorite personal tragedies

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

The Invisible

5 favorite English virtues

politeness / consideration / humour / awkwardness / humility

Living Things

you make love?
Nirvana - Heart Shaped Box

Terence Bernardo

the perfect anthem for Edmonton
The White Stripes - In The Cold, Cold Night

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you relax on a beach?

Wann kommt der Roedelius wohl mal in die ...

Ingrid Olava

which is the best job one can have in the city?

The same best job as anywhere else in ...

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Various - Miami Sound: Rare Funk & Soul from Miami Flor...

Gemma Ray

you eat a pizza?
Gallon Drunk - Two Clear Eyes

Tiago

you paint your apartment?
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black

Richard Norris

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Motörhead - Motörhead

Sons And Daughters

you eat a cucumber?
Mudhoney - Touch Me I'm Sick

John Foxx

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Ewan Pearson

a song that reminds you of school
Status Quo - Sweet Caroline

Final Fantasy

you relax on a beach?

More 80s hits. 

Sarah Jaffe

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

Chromeo

No. 7
Steely Dan - My Old School

Mr Scruff

you prepare for an important date?
Brent Dowe - Girl I’ve Got A Date

Morgan Geist

you jog?

Anything in mixes by I-F.

Droog

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

Ed Harcourt

you run from the cops?
N.W.A. - Fuck Tha Police

Tindersticks

a song to seduce you
John Barry - Midnight Cowboy Theme

Malachai

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Hey Bulldog

Bloc Party

you make love?
Clinic - Distortions

The Loose Salute

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

Pepe Bradock

a song that reminds your friends of you
Incredible Bongo Band - Apache

KT Tunstall

your sunday morning song
Bob Marley - One Cup Of Coffee

Bodies Of Water

record you were looking for the longest
The Swan Silvertones - Love Lifted Me/My Rock

Future Beat Alliance

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

A Mountain Of One

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

King Britt

you sit in a plane?
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?

Rich Medina

you meet your parents?
The Intruders - I'll Always Love My Mama

Thieves Like Us

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

Plum

favorite place to shag?

Arthur's Seat

The Earlies

take these three tools with you:

a power sander / a spade / an ice skate ...

Still Going

best concert you ever attended
Public Enemy

Jesse Lenat

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Iron Maiden - Run To The Hills

Todd Terje

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Double - Woman Of The World

Tha 4orce

you walk in the rain?
Oran Juice Jones - The Rain

Minotaur Shock

you sit in the subway?
Ezekiel Honig

Jill Jones

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

The Bangles

you make love?
Calexico

Anne Clark

you camp in the desert?
Robert Rich - Alien Zoology

Glimpse

5 favorite fruits

Apples / Strawberries / Tangerines / Oranges / Kiwis

Cazals

a song that reminds your friends of you
R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

Clare & The Reasons

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

Tony Carrasco

5 favorite instruments

Roland 808 Drum Machine, the drum machine I ...

AM

No. 10
Van Halen - Fair Warning

Port O'Brien

you wake up?
Fleetwood Mac - Monday Morning

Cosmo

5 favorite things about London

How Londoners say «Awight Luv» all the time ...

Padded Cell

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

Senor Coconut

you make love?
Henry Mancini - Western Mancini

Tahiti 80

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

Bill Callahan

first record you bought
Minor Threat - Out Of Step

Lotte Kestner

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

The Fray

you sit in a plane?
Fleetwood Mac - Rumors

Mavis Staples

a song that reminds you of school
Ruth Brown - Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean

Gwyneth Herbert

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Going Underground

Tim Mälzer

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sam Brown - Stop

Howe Gelb

take these three books along:

Mitch Cullin: «Tideland» / «Return To Tideland» / «Escape From ...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Cry Baby Cry

Zohra

5 favorite animals

Panter / Snake / Cat / Dog / Dolphin

Hugh Herrera

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

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite sports team?

The national handball team.

Woodpigeon

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - I'm So Tired

Dennis Kane

first record you bought
The Beatles - Revolver

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite movies

«Forrest Gump» by Robert Zemeckis / «Star Wars» / «The ...

White Hinterland

a record you fell in love to
The Beatles - Rubber Soul

Horse Meat Disco

get these three pets:

My Boston Terrier Rocco. He's the love ...

Mungolian Jetset

your boozed up anthem
Dinosaur L - Go Bang

Cypress Hill

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf

Robin Saville

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Dusty Springfield - The Look Of Love

The Miserable Rich

you camp in the desert?
Devendra Banhart - Cripple Crow

Max Tundra

you stay in bed?
Roy Vedas - Fragments Of Life

Morningwood

you go to a club?
Gang Of Four - Damaged Goods

Kid Loco

you make love?
Jon Lucien - Rashida

Odawas

first record you bought
Stone Temple Pilots - Purple

Kinky

5 favorite animals

blue whale / panter / pig / dog / penguin

Dollskabeat

you go to a club?
Q - The Voice Of Q

Irvine Welsh

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Starman

Hannah Cohen

perfect anthem for New York
Gang Gang Dance

Lexx

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

Olafur Arnalds

first record you remember
Todmobile

Kathryn Williams

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

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your liberation anthem
Folke Rabe - What??

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite cities

Honkong / Beirut / Quebec / Vancouver / Caracas. Muss ich überall ...

Wall-E

you make love?
Barbra Streisand - It Only Takes A Moment

Beppe Loda

you fall asleep?
Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound Of Silence

Xiu Xiu

get these three pets:

a pig / an elephant / a manatee

Sandi Thom

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

Air

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

John Klemmer

you wake up?
George Michael - Older

Alter Ego

a song that reminds your friends of you
Alter Ego - Rocker

Adonis

first record you remember
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown

A Touch Of Class

the song to be played at your funeral
Boney M. - Gotta Go Home

Caribou

first record you remember
Dave Mattacks

Anna Kashfi

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

J: «Hallelujah», as sung by anyone at an ...

Toby Tobias

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Prefab Sprout - Cars & Girls

Holger Czukay

you sit in a plane?

Konzentriere mich da aufs Kurshalten.

Ricardo Villalobos

first record you remember
Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Mark Archer

your ultimate heartbreak song
Judy Tzuke - Stay With Me Till Dawn

Shakespeares Sister

you wake up?
Edwin Hawkins Singers - Oh Happy Day

Lopazz

you work in the garden?

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

Micah P. Hinson

first record you bought
Depeche Mode - Violator

Wolf People

your party anthem
Nena - 99 Red Balloons

Molly Wagger

you come home from the club?
Tindersticks - The Organist Entertains

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite things about Finland

Sauna / Mushrooms / Bears / Water / Air

Our Broken Garden

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Prefuse 73

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Broadcast

Mélissa Laveaux

best concert you ever attended
Tune-Yards and Dirty Projectors

Motor City Drum Ensemble

your sunday morning song
Lood - Shount N Out

Karl Bartos

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

Prince Language

you watch girls go by?
The Rolling Stones - Waiting On A Friend

Michael Mayer

your ultimate heartbreak song
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Wooden Birds

the song to be played at your funeral

No music at my funeral, please?

Shawn Lee

a record you fell in love to
Eg White

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite drinks

Coke / Cherry Coke / Dr Pepper / Peach Iced Tea ...

Scout Niblett

a record you fell in love to
ZZ Top - Tejas

The Rayographs

first record you remember
Gustav Holst - The Planets

Doe Paoro

best concert you ever attended

All night tabla/sitar concert at Saint John ...

DJ Touché

No. 3

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

Gossip

you meet your parents?
Ludwig van Beethoven - 5th Symphony

Ian Hart

a song that reminds you of school
The Clash - White Riot

Seelenluft

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Bucketheads - These Sounds Fall Into My Mind

Birdy Nam Nam

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Serge Gainsbourg - Je Suis Venu Te Dire Que Je M’en Vai...

Papst & Abstinenzler

you prepare for an important date?
LCD Soundsystem - Someone Great

Jesh

No. 9
Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadnes...

Spinto Band

a song that reminds you of school
The Teeth - The Coolest Kid In School

David Morales

you feel like dancing?
Oliver S - Do Your Thing

Sibrydion

best concert you ever attended
The Smashing Pumpkins

Alan Oldham

No. 2
«Mister X»

DJ Nature

first record you bought
T. Rex - Telegram Sam

A Guy Called Gerald

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang

Justice

5 favorite bands you know personally

Scenario Rock / TTC (Superfamilleconne) / G-Unit/ Teamtendo / Soulwax

Eagles Of Death Metal

you camp in the desert?
The Carter Family - No Telephone In Heaven

Brian Jackson

the song to be played at your funeral
Donny Hathaway - Someday We'll All Be Free

In Flagranti

you come home from the club?

I like it quiet after the club. 

The Phantom Band

first record you remember
Adam & The Ants - Antmusic

Kinski

a record you fell in love to
Elvis Costello - Imperial Bedroom

James Yorkston

first record you remember
Carl Perkins - Matchbox

Rod Thomas

a song that reminds you of school
The Cardigans - Sick And Tired

Monday Michiru

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Joyce

Sandro Perri

you prepare for an important date?
Thin Lizzy - Dancing In The Moonlight

Ilija Rudman

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Escape From New York - Fire In My Heart

Holy Ghost!

you sit in a plane?
Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees

Morton Valence

you go to a club?
The Flintstones Theme Song

Large Professor

5 favorite breaks
James Brown - Funky Drummer

Emmy The Great

your favorite sing-a-long tune
The Beach Boys - Don’t Worry Baby

Camille

you go to a club?

I like it tight and groovy. Maybe some ...

Ost & Kjex

you drive a car late at night?
LFO - Shove Piggy Shove

Electric 6

you make love?
Monster Magnet - Dopes To Infinity (LP)

Marissa Nadler

you feel like 1982?

I was one year old in 1982. So ...

Andreya Triana

your sunday morning song
Bob Marley - Is This Love

Riccio

first record you bought

Probably an album of an Italian songwriter. I ...

Andy Gill

first record you bought
The Beatles - She Loves You

The Shortwave Set

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Shortwave Set - Is It Any Wonder

Magic Arm

you take a bubble bath?
Yann Tiersen

John Daly

learn these three songs by heart:
Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song

Minus 8

you prepare for an important date?
Monty Norman - James Bond Theme

Sondre Lerche

you fall asleep?
Bing Crosby - Moonlight Becomes You

Boozoo Bajou

No. 1
Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks

Vashti Bunyan

start to learn these three things:

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

Jimi Jamison

your boozed up anthem
Garth Brooks - Friends In Low Places

Lucky Luke

first record you remember
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Pastor

you camp in the desert?
Godley & Creme - Cry

Chris Coco

you relax on a beach?
Lee «Scratch» Perry - Curly Locks

J Rawls

5 favorite human inventions

computer / phonograph / video / television / celly

Tracey Thorn

a song that reminds you of school
David Essex - Hold Me Close

David Pajo

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

no electricity / no refrigeration / no windows

Editors

you sit in the subway?
The Cure - Lovesong

Cortney Tidwell


Top 10 alltime favorite LPs

Apache Beat

your boozed up anthem
My Bloody Valentine

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you sit in the subway?
Late Night With Andy Caldwell

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Then I play drums, ukulele & sing through a ...

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Vetiver

your ultimate heartbreak song
Buffalo Springfield - Expecting To Fly

Dave Clarke

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite instruments

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

Turzi

first record you remember
Led Zeppelin - III

Jakob der Lügner

you wake up?
Peter Alexander - Badewannen-Tango

Fujiya & Miyagi

your party anthem
Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno

Munk

you meet your parents?

Messiaen oder neapoletanische Canzoni.

Van She

5 favorite cities

Sydney / Paris / New York / Brussels / San Francisco

Fol Chen

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Beastie Boys - 5-Piece Chicken Dinner

Parlour

best concert you ever attended
Front 242

Soft Rocks

you go fishing?
Steve Poindexter - Work That Mutha Fucker

Chromatics

a song that reminds you of school
Popcorn

Broken Social Scene

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

repertory cinemas / pretty girls / the beat

Gary Numan

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?

Bit-tuner

take these three books along:

Philip K. Dick: «Bladerunner» / Hunter S. Thompson: «Rum ...

Heavy

you stay in bed?
Björk - Possibly Maybe

Valery Gore

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

Mark Richardson

you rob a bank?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Al Kent

your party anthem
Chic - Everybody Dance

Ora Cogan

you drive a car late at night?
Eyvind Kang - Sweetness Of Candy

James Murphy

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

Simple Kid

you take a bubble bath?

I usually listen to my own mixes in ...

Skull Defekts

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

First Aid Kit

you drive a car late at night?
Gary Numan - Cars

Beverley Knight

you come home from the club?
Sam Cooke

Treefight For Sunlight

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

Grizzly Bear

you run from the cops?
The Dirty Projectors - Fucked For Life

Efterklang

record you were looking for the longest
Alan Lomax - Murder's Home

DJ Kent

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Omar - There's Nothing Like This

Lanoiraude

5 favorite remixes
UBQ Project - When I Fell In Love (Charles Webster Remi...

Franz Nicolay

you go to a club?
Splodgenessabounds - Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of...

Candi Staton

first record you remember
Ruth Brown - Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean

Mooner

No. 6
Conrad Schnitzler - CON

Telepopmusik

first record you bought
King Crimson - Red

Ian Pooley

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Marit Bergman

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

Kid Koala

you prepare for an important date?
Billie Holiday - I've Got A Date With A Dream

Pearly Gates

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again (Like We Did Last Su...

Mugison

5 favorite cities

Isafjordur (you got to like where you live ...

Round Table Knights

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

The Ones

a song that reminds you of school
Labelle - Lady Marmalade

Alex Smoke

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Sergei Rachmaninov - Preludes For Piano

Chris & Cosey

first record you remember
The Laughing Policeman

Penguin Prison

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Lithium

Martin Rev

you wake up?

Nothing. Sometimes I just turn on the radio ...

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
Depeche Mode

Matmos

you run naked through a cornfield?

Ow! Ow! OW! OW!!!

Jacques Renault

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

Max Romeo

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sam Cooke - Only Sixteen

Yacht

No. 2
Ministry - In Case You Didn't Feel Like Showing Up Live

Rainer Trüby

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Dexter Wansel - The Sweetest Pain

Chuck D

you cook?

I don’t cook chinese. I just buy.

The Soulsavers

you destroy a hotel room?
AC/DC - Whole Lotta Rosie

C. Gibbs

first record you bought
Prince - Little Red Corvette

Lydia Lunch

you paint your apartment?
Scarface

Luke Solomon

you take a bubble bath?
Prince - Batman

Leo Zero

the song to be played at your funeral
Labi Siffre - Watch Me

Stratus

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

Windsurf

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

Chikinki

first record you bought
Arrested Development - 3Years, 5 Months and 2 Days In T...

Defend Moscow

a song that reminds your friends of you
Shed Seven - Disco Down

Chelonis R. Jones

you camp in the desert?
The Doors

Brennan Green

you feel like 1982?

I can’t recall what I was listening ...

Division Of Laura Lee

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

Paul Frick

you wake up?
Flying Lotus - Do The Astral Plane

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Popol Vuh - Der Ruf der Rohrflöte

Bosque Brown

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Boots Of Spanish Leather

Fanfarlo

best concert you ever attended
The Mummies

Kris Menace

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

David Holmes

you relax on a beach?
John Barry - Midnight Cowboy

Pink Skull

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

Hacienda

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Wilco - Please Tell My Brother

El-P

a record you fell in love to
Prince & The Revolution - The Beautiful Ones

Thievery Corporation

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

Johnossi

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

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Editors - The Back Room

The Battle Of Land And Sea

your ultimate heartbreak song
Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty - Stop Draggin' My Heart Aroun...

Marius Circus

best concert you ever attended
Gayngs

Georg Levin

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Defunkt - In The Good Times (Live)

Jacob Golden

your ultimate heartbreak song
Red House Painters - Katy Song

Stephan Remmler

the song to be played at your funeral
Stephan Remmler - Alles hat ein Ende nur die Wurst hat ...

Love Inks

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bob Dylan - Knockin On Heaven's Door

Lovefingers

your ultimate heartbreak song
Robert Wyatt - At Last I Am Free

Chris Carrier

you are love sick?
Paul Johnson - Give Me Ecstasy

Empire Of The Sun

you prepare for an important date?
Coconut Records - West Coast

Metronomy

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Beyoncé - Single Ladies

Kurt Maloo

you take a bubble bath?
Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Sigur Rós - Takk

Peter, Bjorn & John

you are stoned?
Holiday For Strings

Tim Sweeney

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

Coyote

a song that reminds your friends of you
Gipsy Kings - Hotel California

Justus Köhncke

a song that reminds you of school
Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)

Max Essa

you make love?
Teddy Pendergrass - Come Go With Me

Black Angels

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

Sebastien Tellier

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Lucio Battisti - Ancora Tu

Dominique Leone

first record you remember
«Jimmy Crack Corn»

Jimmy Edgar

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - Lets Go to Bed

Swahili Blonde

a song that reminds you of school
Sonic Youth - Panty Lies

Architecture In Helsinki

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

Studio

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Caesars Palace - Rock De Puta Mierda

Nicole Willis

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Contusion

Caron Wheeler

you relax on a beach?
Stevie Wonder - As

Comanechi

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Daniel Johnston - Hi, How Are You?

Wally Badarou

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I keep my mobile silent at all times ...

Lindstrom

you wake up?
Jackie Mittoo - Oboe

George Duke

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

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jacques Dutronc - On Nous Cache Tout, On Nous Dit Rien

Fabrizio Mammarella

the song to be played at your funeral
New York Citi Peech Boys - Life Is Something Special

Nedry

your boozed up anthem
The Rapture - House Of Jealous Lovers
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Issue 6

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

your ultimate heartbreak song
Billy Holiday - My Man

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a song you would use as a ring-tone
1995 Chicago Bulls theme song

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Valery Gore

you go to a club?
Lee Fields - Ladies

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Sarah Jaffe

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

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