Loading...

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

Bodies Of Water

your party anthem
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

Daniel Wang

a song that reminds your friends of you
Voyage - I Love You Dancer

King Britt

you make love?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

Treefight For Sunlight

first record you bought
Blur - You’re So Great

Ben Watt

you prepare for an important date?
Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

Bjorn Torske

you go to a club?
Basic Channel - Phylyps Trak II

Loane

your ultimate heartbreak song
Véronique Sanson - L'irréparable

Simple Kid

you wake up?
Throbbing Gristle - Heathen Earth

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite cartoon characters

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

Brasstronaut

you run naked through a cornfield?
Animal Collective - Brothersport

Trentemoller

you surf the internet?

I rarely use the internet.

Slove

you sit in the subway?
Philippe Katerine - Parivélib'

DJ Nature

your party anthem
DJ Nature - Everyone

Mechanical Bride

you are at the hairdresser?
Beck - Missing

Beverley Knight

you sit in the subway?
Amy Winehouse - Back To Black (LP)

Renegade Soundwave

a record you fell in love to
Coldplay - Clocks (Röyksopp Remix)

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite TV shows

Mad Men / Sopranos / Friday Night Lights / The Wire ...

Ray Mang

you walk in the rain?
Eddie Kendricks - Date With The Rain

Architecture In Helsinki

best Beatles song
The Gaylads - Eleanor Rigby

James Holden

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Angel Deradoorian

first record you remember
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions

Skull Defekts

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

gigs / restaurants / life

DJ Mehdi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
DJ Mehdi - Lucky Boy

Anja Schneider

first record you bought
Kraftwerk - Computerwelt

Hannah Cohen

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

Mungolian Jetset

best concert you ever attended
The Cramps

Manuel Tur

a song that reminds your friends of you
Moloko - The Time Is Now

Drugstore

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carole King - Its Too Late

Melanie C

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Max Romeo

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

Magic Mike

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Kansas - Dust In The Wind

Nicky Siano

you wake up?

I like to listen to new music. Something ...

Irvine Welsh

first record you remember
The Beatles - From Me To You

Hot Chip

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

John Foxx

first record you remember
Doris Day - Whip crack-away

Justice

5 favorite human inventions

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

The Good Natured

take these three tools with you:

Tools? Er, maybe a hammer and a saw ...

Kaos

you walk through a dark forest?
Brian Eno

Jesse Lenat

you prepare for an important date?
Johnny Cash - The Man Comes Around

Van She

5 favorite human inventions

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

Clare & The Reasons

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Sir Mix-A-Lot - Baby Got Back

Bit-tuner

take these three games along:

Super Mario Kart / Sim City / Fifa Soccer

Grizzly Bear

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

James Murphy

you fall asleep?
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Vol II

Mystery Jets

you take a bubble bath?
Coldplay - Spies

Al McKay

you go to a club?
Beyoncé

Kelli Ali

you sit in the subway?
Marissa Nadler - Diamond Heart

Lhasa

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

The Battle Of Land And Sea

your boozed up anthem
The Rolling Stones - Mother's Little Helper

Camille

you sit in a plane?

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

Nocturnes

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Pride Of Kenya - You Want Me As Well

Bill Adler

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

Bing Ji Ling

first record you bought
Naked Eyes - Always Something There To Remind Me

Jonathan Wilson

your party anthem
Grateful Dead - Europe '72

Headless Heroes

you stay in bed?
Margo Guryan - Sunday Morning

DJ Nu-Mark

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
P-Funk Allstars - Pumpin' It Up (Special Club Mix)

Whirlwind Heat

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Cake - Fashion Nugget

Good Shoes

you are on the tour bus?
The Knife - Heartbeats

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B.

Chromatics

first record you bought
John Coltrane Live at the Village Vanguard

Ralphi Rosario

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Spinners - It’s A Shame

The Fray


Denver

Bloc Party

you prepare for an important date?
The Slits - Heard It Through The Grapevine

Ricardo Villalobos

a song that reminds you of school
Spider Murphy Gang - Skandal Im Sperrbezirk

Morgan Geist

you sit in a plane?
Cloud One - Atmosphere Strut

Holger Czukay

you prepare for an important date?

Nur Terror-Nachrichten.

Howlin' Rain

you take a bubble bath?

I don’t do it. No bubble bath ...

Erol Alkan

you ride a bicycle?
Hawkwind - Silver Machine

Brothers Of End

you drive a car late at night?
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

Sandi Thom

a record you fell in love to
Joe Bonamassa - You And Me

Quiet Village

you go to a club?
Faze Action - Spark

Peanut Butter Wolf

you wake up?

I don’t listen to music in the ...

Karl Culley

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears - Stronger

Glimpse

you are love sick?
Eric Clapton - Malted Milk

Luke Haines

5 favorite personal victories

Agincourt / Tobruk / Saigon / Culluden / Falkland Islands

Dynamite Deluxe

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come

Jesper Dahlbäck

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

Second to last was on the street I ...

Marius Circus

you drive a car late at night?
Zombi - Slow Oscillations

Marissa Nadler

you wake up?

Nation Public Radio

Kissey Asplund

you sit in a plane?
Jack Johnson - Banana Pancakes

Coyote

you need to get work done?
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Work

Saint Etienne

a song that reminds you of school
Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize

The Earlies

first record you remember
Jeff Wayne and Friends - War Of The Worlds

Justine D

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - Future Legend

George Duke

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

Unconventional Science

first record you bought
Dilated Peoples - The Platform

Heidi

you drive a car late at night?
Spiritualized

Holy Ghost!

you prepare for an important date?

N: I’ve never been on a real ...

Phil Mison

the song to be played at your funeral
Seigen Ono - Julia

Pink Skull

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Heroes

Future Beat Alliance

a record you fell in love to

I have not found love yet! 

Casual

you fall asleep?

Sound scapes.

Kinky

5 favorite animals

blue whale / panter / pig / dog / penguin

Marit Bergman

favorite sports team?

I don’t like sports. Only horse jumping ...

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite things about Albuquerque

the food / kachina belts / beaded belts / frito pie ...

Ian Pooley

you ride a bicycle?
Supergrass - Going Out

Panico

take these three CDs/records with you:
Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes

Marcus Bonfanti

your guilty pleasure song
Extreme - More Than Words

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Little Sister - Somebody's Watching You

Malachai

5 favorite books

Stephen Fry: «Moab Is My Washpot» / Ray Coleman ...

Scout Niblett

a song that reminds you of school
Talking Heads - And She Was

Meret Becker

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

We Are Wolves

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

No Age

you wake up?
Paul McCartney - Monkberry Moon Delight

Gwyneth Herbert

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Mamas & The Papas - Make Your Own Kind Of Music

Andreya Triana

your ultimate heartbreak song
RJD2 - Here's What's Left

Sibrydion

record you were looking for the longest
Christy Moore - The Spirit Of Freedom

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song that reminds you of school
Biz Markie - Just A Friend

Ronny & Renzo

you sit in the subway?
Robert Schröder - Harmonic Ascendant

Radio 4

your ultimate heartbreak song
Otis Redding - I've Been Loving You Too Long

Chuck D

you prepare for an important date?

Disco music before 1978.

Devendra Banhart

you take a bubble bath?
CocoRosie - La Maison de Mon Reve (LP)

Micah P. Hinson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Adonis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Jackson

ESG

you wake up?
Lady Gaga - Just Dance

Emma Tricca

you prepare for an important date?
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde (LP)

Love Inks

your party anthem
Outkast - The Love Below

Karolina Stenstöm

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

It’s for me to know and for ...

Heidi Happy

you are love sick?
Feist - So Sorry

Rainer Trüby

you are love sick?
Gladys Knight & The Pips - Taste Of Bitter Love

Richard Norris

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

White Hinterland

first record you bought
TLC - Crazy Sexy Cool

Lisbee Stainton

a song that reminds you of school
The Killers - Mr. Brightside

Beautiful Swimmers

you stay in bed?
Ned Doheny - Hard Candy

Tim Mälzer

the song to be played at your funeral
Tom Waits - Anywhere I Lay My Head

Plum

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Finger / The Metro / Future Music

Shawn Lee

your party anthem
The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)

The Shortwave Set

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

Yoav

your party anthem
Prodigy - Out Of Space

Wolf People

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Terry Reid - Seed Of Memory

!!!

the song to be played at your funeral
Bread - The Guitar Man

M.A.N.D.Y.

you wake up?
Beck - We Live Again

Bob Power

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Rosie

Magic Arm

you feel like 2000?
Aaliyah - Try Again

El-P

you prepare for an important date?
Duran Duran - Save A Prayer

Million Stylez

what should one eat when in the city?

Indian food 

Candi Staton

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Isn't She Lovely

DJ Kent

you make love?
Sylvia - Pillow Talk

Minus 8

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

US3

first record you bought
David Bowie - The Rise & Fall Of Ziggy Stardust

Turzi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
My Bloody Valentine - Sometimes

Alter Ego

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

Jay Jay Johanson

you make love?
Air

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite books

Matthew Klam: «Sam The Cat» / William Poundstone: «Big ...

Simone White

first record you remember
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Final Fantasy

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Burt Bacharach

Travis

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
The Hives - The Black And White Album

Coldplay

perfect anthem for London
When The Saints Go Marching In

Georg Levin

your sunday morning song
Donny Hathaway - Flying Easy

Terence Bernardo

best soundtrack ever
Jon Brion - Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

The Late Greats

you stay in bed?
Neil Young

Trevor Jackson

you ride a bicycle?
Yello - Base For Alec

GusGus

you make love?
PPPönk - Ultra Dance

Zwicker

you feel lonely?
Wim Mertens - Iris

Vetiver

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Don Agrati - Sunny Day

Mugwump

you prepare for an important date?
Nitzer Ebb - Let Your Body Learn

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you need to get work done?
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore - Maximum Black

Chateau Flight

best song by Serge Gainsbourg
Serge Gainsbourg - Ballad of Melody Nelson (LP)

Race Horses

you sit in the subway?
Ricky Nelson - Travelin' Man

John Daly

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

Sharon van Etten

you come home from the club?
Mogwai

Tim Sweeney

you sit in the subway?
Barry De Vorzon - Theme From The Warriors

Pepe Bradock

you take a bubble bath?
Frank Zappa - Cletus Awreetus Awrightus

Kathy Zimmer

a record you fell in love to
Bryan Adams - Everything I Do (I Do It for You)

Lail Arad

you walk in the rain?
tUnE-yArDs – Sunlight

New Young Pony Club

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Stranglers - Walk On By

Andy Gill

a record you fell in love to
I-Roy - The First Cut Is The Deepest

Droog

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

Anna Kashfi

best concert you ever attended
Dirty Three

Tindersticks

a song that reminds your friends of you

I don't know, you'd have to ...

Defari

your ultimate heartbreak song
Michael Jackson - She's Out Of My Life

Riccio

what should one eat when in the city?

Tortellini, Lasagne, Crescentine, Prosciutto, Mortadella, Salame, Cotolette alla ...

Joan As Police Woman

you cook?
Arthur «Big Boy» Crudup - So Glad You're Mine

Tanya Stephens

you want to get inspired?
John Lennon - Imagine

Todd Terje

a record you fell in love to
Renee Geyer - Be There In The Morning

Yacht

No. 4
Hole - Live Through This

José James

you are love sick?
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - You’re All I Need To Get ...

John Klemmer

you work in the garden?

Any kind of New Age music. And hope ...

Midlake

best soundtrack ever

I don’t own one single soundtrack.

Emmy The Great

a song that reminds your friends of you
Weezer

Nils Frahm

you want to disturb your neighbours?
King Tubby

Ruede Hagelstein

you come home from the club?
Junip - To The Grain

Ilya Santana

a song that reminds you of school
Modern Talking - Brother Louie

Fingerpicked

No. 16
Crazy P - The Unbearable Lightness Of Being (PID, 2011)

Soul Clap

best soundtrack ever
«The Bodyguard»

When Saints Go Machine

you relax on a beach?
Beach House - Turtle Island

Jimmy Edgar

your boozed up anthem
Prince - Erotic City

The Hidden Cameras

best concert you ever attended
Diamanda Galas at Pop Montreal

Audie Darling

favorite club?

There has been a huge influx in East ...

Morningwood

first record you remember
Supertramp - Breakfast In America

Round Table Knights

you meet your parents?
Snoop Dogg - My Medicine

The Rayographs

first record you remember
Gustav Holst - The Planets

Omar

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Efterklang

your ultimate heartbreak song
Berlin - Take My Breath Away

Monday Michiru

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Joyce

The Priscillas

best soundtrack ever
Lost Highway

Peter Kruder

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

Lo Fat Orchestra

first record you remember
Hui Buh - Das Schlossgespenst

Rich Medina

you make love?
Teddy Pendergrass - Turn Off The Lights

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Ravi Shankar

Max Tundra

you meet your parents?
Mr. Oizo - Skatesteak

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Bibo No Aozora

Oneida

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Never done it, never will.

Editors

you want to disturb your neighbours?
M.I.A. - Bucky Done Gun

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Roy Ayers - Lots Of Love

Cosmin TRG

start to learn these three things:

Quantum Physics / Rapping / Speak Finnish

Tracey Thorn

a song that reminds your friends of you
Rufus Wainwright

Dollboy

you are love sick?
John Cale - I Keep A Close Watch

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite records
Banda Black Rio - Greatest Hits

Lotte Kestner

a song that reminds your friends of you
Radiohead - Videotape

Nicole Willis

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

restaurants / doctors / convenience 

Faust

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

Alex Smoke

you prepare for an important date?
Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel

Funkmasters

first record you bought
The Crusaders - Put It Where You Want It

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

first record you bought
Various Artists - Dumb Ditties

Matmos

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Johann Sebastian Bach - The Well Tempered Clavier

The Chap

5 favorite cartoon characters

Droopy / Obelix / Opus from Bloom County / Captain Caveman ...

Electric 6

you ride a bicycle?
Aaliyah - Are You That Somebody

Max Essa

you shop for shoes?
John Barry - Fun City

Gossip

you pretend to be married?

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

Mouse On Mars

take these three tools with you:

Korkenzieher / Dosenöffner / Lötkolben

Stefan Goldmann

you go to a club?
Ron Trent & Chez Damier - Morning Factory

Sam Amidon

you prepare for an important date?
R. Kelly - 12 Play: Fourth Quarter

Smudo

you relax on a beach?

Hoffentlich keine Musik sondern nur das Meeresrauschen.

The Bangles

you wake up?
Dusty Springfield - Just A Little Lovin'

Cypress Hill

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

Alva Noto

you walk through a dark forest?
Iannis Xenakis - Polytope

James Pants

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless

Rod Thomas

best concert you ever attended
Björk

Parlour

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

Olafur Arnalds

your ultimate heartbreak song
Death Cab for Cutie - Stable Song

Apache Beat

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Philip Glass - Knee Play #5

The Juan MacLean

No. 1
Chrome - Half Machine Lip Moves

Brennan Green

you wake up?
Cajmere - Percolator

Blow Monkeys

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bill Withers - Lovely Day

J Rawls

5 favorite personal belongings

celly / sidekick / laptop / iPod / records

Annie

you sit in the subway?
Bjørn Torske - Jeg Vil Være Søppelmann

Matthew Dear

perfect anthem for Detroit
MC5 - Kick Out The Jams

Defend Moscow

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

Mark Richardson

you come home from the club?
Sigur Rós - Untitled 1

Toby Tobias

the song to be played at your funeral
Prefab Sprout - Cars & Girls

Comanechi

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Dat Politics - Plugs Plus

Bebel Gilberto

you sit in a plane?
Gilberto Gil - Vem Morena

Chris Coco

you sit in a plane?
The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize??

Headman

best video clip you ever saw
Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy

Jacob Golden

your ultimate heartbreak song
Red House Painters - Katy Song

Thieves Like Us

the song to be played at your funeral
T. Rex - Life’s A Gas

Karl Bartos

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Musik, die mich wirklich ärgert und stört ...

The Revenge

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - The Man Machine

Tony Carrasco

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

Woodpigeon

5 favorite animals

dog / horse / giraffe / grizzly bear / panda bear

Au Revoir Simone

you are in a depressive mood?
The Korgis - Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime

Horse Meat Disco

take these three games along:

Swingball: the only child's game of choice ...

Gravenhurst

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Pan Sonic - Kesto

Bomb The Bass

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

Peter, Bjorn & John

you go to a club?
Zongamin - Serious Trouble

Xiu Xiu

start to learn these three things:

being nice / kung fu / playing piano

Cajun Dance Party

perfect anthem for London
Video Nasties - Hearts And Bones

Lloyd Cole

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kris Kristofferson - Help Me Make It Through The Night

Tha 4orce

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On

Daddy-O

record you were looking for the longest
Blue Magic Live Album

Ewan Pearson

a record you fell in love to
Cat Power - Where Is My Love?

Fan Death

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I don’t even own a phone.

Dan Michaelson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

Waiting for next summers release schedule to answer ...

Polly Scattergood

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

people / stories / life

Wooden Birds

your guilty pleasure song
Flo Rida - Low

Ada

take these three CDs/records with you:
3 Fragezeichen und der Superpapagei

Theo Parrish

your party anthem
Mr. Fingers - Can You Feel It

Mr Scruff

you go to a club?
Mr Scruff & Quantic - It’s Dancing Time

We Are Scientists

5 favorite cities

San Francisco, CA / Berkeley, CA / New York, NY ...

Gary Lucas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Feel Fine

Mavis Staples

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

Kool Keith

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

Howling Bells

you are stoned?
The Dandy Warhols - I Love You

Penguin Prison

your sunday morning song
Ray Charles - That Lucky Ol' Sun

Telephones

you fall asleep?
Suicide - Dream Baby Dream

Woolfy

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
War - L.A. Sunshine

Sebastien Tellier

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beatles - Yesterday

Prefuse 73

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Broadcast

Pacifika

you sit in the subway?
Gang Starr

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
In The Heat Of The Night

Wall-E

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

Rocko Schamoni

best day of the week in the city?

Donnerstag, wach genug für echte Action, aber ...

Cortney Tidwell

No. 2
Joni Mitchell - For The Roses

Lucky Luke

a song that reminds you of school
Kim Wilde - Kids In America

Little Jackie

your boozed up anthem
The Beatles - Come Together

Dwele

perfect anthem for Detroit
William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got

David Morales

you feel like dancing?
Oliver S - Do Your Thing

Martin Rev

you start a riot?
Martha & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Street

Ashley Beedle

you go to a club?
Half Pint - Greetings

Ame

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Paul Hindemith

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Sergei Wassiljewitsch Rachmaninow

Kid Loco

you cook?
The Beach Boys - Vegetables

Interpol

you meet your parents?
Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

Ora Cogan

you make breakfast?
The Staple Singers - Respect Yourself

Ost & Kjex

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

Sven Väth

a song that reminds you of school
Cat Stevens

The Bees

you play ping-pong?
Daft Punk - Around The World

Colder

No. 10
Mark Hollis - A Life (1895-1915)

Shakespeares Sister

you are love sick?
Roxy Music - Just Another High

Erik Truffaz

you cook?
Crosby, Stills & Nash

Dillon

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Death From Above 1979

The Diaphanoids

you run naked through a cornfield?
Tangerine Dream

Michael Reinboth

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

Luca C & Brigante

a record you fell in love to
Joe Cocker - Unchain My Heart

Neon Heights

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

Dominique Leone

a song that reminds you of school
Whitney Houston - How Will I Know

Hacienda

your sunday morning song
Oscar Peterson

Lindstrom

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dolly Parton - I Will Always Love You

Glen Johnson

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

Robin Saville

you meet your parents?
The Penguin Café Orchestra - Music For A Found Harmoniu...

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite gigs you played

Tidballs (in our hometown Bowling Green) / Trans Musicales ...

Yellowman

first record you remember
Rio Grandes - Soldier Take Over

Chrome Hoof

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Chris De Burgh

White Denim

perfect anthem for Texas
Lift To Experience - These Are The Days

David Rodigan

No. 8
The Clarendonians - Rudie Bam Bam

Barn Owl

you prepare a candle light dinner?
John Coltrane - Crescent

Wolfmother

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Beatles - Helter Skelter

David Holmes

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight

Mélissa Laveaux

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Micachu - Golden Phone

Fanfarlo

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

Kissogram

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

Kool & The Gang

you cook?

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

Broken Social Scene

your ultimate heartbreak song
Willie Nelson - Stardust

Chromeo

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Bad

The Ones

your ultimate heartbreak song
Minnie Riperton - Love Hurts

Dennis Kane

your guilty pleasure song
Barbra Streisand - Never Give Up

Lone Wolf

first record you remember
Paul McCartney - All The Best

Jimi Jamison

perfect anthem for Mississippi
Elvis Presley - An American Trilogy

Odawas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bob Dylan & The Band - The Basement Tapes

Tom Vek

you are on the tour bus?
Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart

Chris Carrier

you go to a club?

It depends on the driver.

Yuck

5 favorite records
Thurston Moore - Psychic Hearts

DJ Hell

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

My Morning Jacket

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

Valery Gore

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

Lucky Soul

you meet your parents?
The Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone

Bobbito Garcia

you relax on a beach?
Jorge Ben - Comanche

Kon & Amir

you had enough of this world?
The Police - When The World Is Running Down

Pearly Gates

best soundtrack ever
Saturday Night Fever

Fabrizio Mammarella

first record you remember
Lucio Battisti - Il Veliero

Vashti Bunyan

take these three books along:

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

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Nick Drake - Bryter Layter

Jill Jones

you feel like 1986?
Thom Yorke - The Eraser

Boozoo Bajou

your ultimate heartbreak song
Love Unlimited - Love Theme

Padded Cell

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

Charlotte Hatherley

you wash your hair?
Wings - Band On The Run

Sóley

best concert you ever attended

Ahh too many... But I´d love to ...

A Touch Of Class

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

Molly Wagger

5 favorite remixes
Radiohead - Sktterbrain (Four Tet Remix)

Joakim

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

Spinto Band

first record you bought

A James Bond Soundtrack album. I had an ...

Telepopmusik

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

Senor Coconut

you are in a depressive mood?
Perez Prado

Our Broken Garden

you come home from the club?

Søren playing his guitar while I’m ...

Young Knives

best soundtrack ever
The Wicker Man

Whomadewho

you feel like 1988?
Phuture

Windsurf

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Alan Parsons Project - Mammagamma

Mirror Mirror

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

Black Angels

first record you bought
The Doors - The Doors

Swahili Blonde

you drive a car late at night?
Joy Division - A Means To An End

Cornelius

you make love?
Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Love Missile F1-11

Kris Menace

a record you fell in love to
Lamb - Gabriel

N.A.S.A.

your sunday morning song
U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

Osborne

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Madonna - Borderline

Luke Solomon

you take a bubble bath?
Prince - Batman

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Alternative TV - Action Time Vision

Zambri

you pretend to be married?
Broadcast - Corporeal

Black Devil Disco Club

your boozed up anthem
Captain Sensible - Wot?

Aaron Wright

perfect anthem for Edinburgh
The Proclaimers - Sunshine On Leith

Alela Diane

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Scott Walker - Duchess

Boom Bip

you prepare for an important date?
Roxy Music - 2HB

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite instruments

clavinet / aoelean pipes / piano / violins / cellos

Seether

you wake up?
Smashing Pumpkins - Today

Doe Paoro

a song that reminds your friends of you
Mary J Blige – I’m Going Down

Memory Band

you wake up?
Pharoah Sanders - Golden Lamp

Paul Frick

you sit in the subway?
At The Drive In - One Armed Scissor

Fol Chen

you go to a club?
The Move - It Wasn't My Idea To Dance

James Yorkston

a song that reminds you of school
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin - It's My Party And I'll ...

Ingrid Olava

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

On the roof of the new Opera.

The Morning Benders

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

C. Gibbs

the song to be played at your funeral
Tom Waits - Hang Down Your Head

Little Dragon

5 favorite things that make you sexy

love swing / chilli chocolate / hammers / train / tunnel

Chikinki

record you were looking for the longest
Nina Simone - Jazz As Played In An Exclusive Side Stree...

Syd Matters

you run naked through a cornfield?
Frank Black - Parry The Wind High, Low

Nick Chacona

you stay in bed?
Roland Burrell - Stormy Night

These New Puritans

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
George Michael - Spinning The Wheel

Azari & III

you run naked through a cornfield?
Björk - Declare Independance

Howe Gelb

take these three tools with you:

right eyebrow / left eyebrow / slightly crinkled beard

Modeselektor

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Easyjet / Ryan Air / Alitalia / Delta Airlines / Tarom

Thievery Corporation

you make love?

I dont really care, it could even be ...

Rebelski

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Johnny Cash - Hurt

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

perfect anthem for Bruxelles
Serge Gainsbourg - L'homme à la tête de chou

First Aid Kit

you wake up?
Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day

Higamos Hogamos

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The The - Giant

Pyrolator

5 favorite instruments

Lightning II (Buchla) / Manta (Synder) / Zebra (u-he) / Thunder ...

Alexandra Hope

you take a bubble bath?
John Fahey - Sligo River Blues

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

Lopazz

you play a game of chess?

Ich spiele kein Schach!

Chris & Cosey

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Dego

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

The Loose Salute

your liberation anthem
The Doors - Break On Through

Bosque Brown

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Daniel Johnston - Some Things Last A Long Time

CALLmeKAT

favorite band hailing from the city?

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

David Pajo

take these three books along:

Dan Brown: «The Da Vinci Code» / D. Andrew ...

Tridact

you wake up?
808 State - Lift

Kinski

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Any Time At All

Afrika Bambaataa

the song to be played at your funeral
Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Missing You

Gemma Ray

you run naked through a cornfield?
Nirvana - Rape Me

The Golden Filter

you are love sick?
Cat Stevens - Trouble

Caribou

perfect anthem for Toronto
The Russian Futurists - Your Big Brown Eyes And My Brok...

Alan Oldham

No. 7
«Love and Rockets»

Zohra

5 favorite movies

«Being John Malkovich» by Spike Jonze / «Vanilla Sky ...

Large Professor

5 favorite breaks
The Fatback Band - Let The Drums Speak

Dave Clarke

you come home from the club?

Tinnitus at 1khz.

Invisible Conga People

you start a riot?
INU - Right Sider

KT Tunstall

you drive a car late at night?
Death in Vegas - Aisha

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things that make you sexy

I dunno... aftershave, beers?

Richard Hawley

you walk in the rain?
Lee Hazlewood - Cowboy In Sweden

Gilles Peterson

you ride a bicycle?
Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Lydia Lunch

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Etta James - St James Infirmary

Dinky

5 favorite authors

Isabel Allende / Pablo Neruda / Antonio Skarmeta / Gabriel Garcia ...

Seelenluft

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Gary Numan

your ultimate heartbreak song
Chris Isaak - Wicked Game

The Jackets

best concert you ever attended

Huuu there too many... but one of the ...

Mooner

No. 9
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Left Handed Dream

Whitehouse

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Paul Sharada - Dancing All The Night

Mugison

5 favorite animals

Humans / Monkeys – used to have one when I ...

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite books

Mikhail Bulgakov: «The Master And The Margarita» / Voltaire ...

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you go to a club?

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

Ed Harcourt

you prepare for an important date?
Mudhoney - Touch Me I'm Sick

In Flagranti

you make love?

Actually I never put on music when making ...

Dani Siciliano

a song that reminds you of school
Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Lovefingers

you sit in a plane?
Love Unlimited Orchestra - Welcome Aboard

Linda Lewis

first record you bought
The Beatles - From Me To You

Duke Special

best soundtrack ever
«Grace Of My Heart»

Bill Callahan

best video clip you ever saw
Devo - Whip It

Fiona Daniel

you destroy a hotel room?

Ich höre nicht oft aggressive Musik. Das ...

Metronomy

a song to seduce you
Tweet - Southern Hummingbird

Empire Of The Sun

you camp in the desert?
The Gunners

Constance Amiot

perfect anthem for Paris
Serge Gainsbourg - Le Poinçonneur des Lilas

Oyvind Morken

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder - Black Man

Brian Jackson

first record you remember
Clifford Brown with Strings - Yesterdays

Bottin

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Norwegian Wood

Bill Brewster

first record you bought
Benny Hill - Ernie The Fastest Milkman In The West

Miss Platnum

you pretend to be married?
Stevie Wonder - Ribbon In The Sky

Julia Franck

take these three DVDs along:

oh, DVDs kämen auf eine einsame Insel ...

Trans Am

you sit in a plane?
R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

Horace Andy

you feel like 1972?

Hey, I am always young.

The Emperor Machine

you relax on a beach?
Steely Dan - Peg

Morpheus

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Carole King - I Feel The Earth Move

Michael Mayer

a song that inspires you
Trio - Da Da Da

Chelonis R. Jones

you run from the cops?
Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft

Steve Mason

a record you fell in love to
Jeru The Damaja - Wrath Of The Math

Matthew Herbert

start to learn these three things:

mandarin / medecine / ice skating

A Guy Called Gerald

the song to be played at your funeral

I’m working on it.

Birdy Nam Nam

you meet your parents?

Music in my car so... I don't ...

Beppe Loda

a song you wish you'd written yourself

There are lots I wrote myself and which ...

Junior Boys

a song that reminds you of school
William Blake - Jerusalem

Wooden Shjips

you need to get work done?
Les Rallizes Denudes

Cosmo Vitelli

your sunday morning song
Can - Sunday Jam

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Captain Beefheart - Clear Spot

Leo Zero

a record you fell in love to
Fingers Inc. - Another Side

Kurt Maloo

you ride a bicycle?
Mono - Life in Mono

Orishas

you cook?

Oh, I love to cook. It’s such ...

Eagles Of Death Metal

you camp in the desert?
Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar

Tahiti 80

a record you fell in love to
Big Star - #1Record / Radio City

Circlesquare

you sit in a plane?
Spacemen 3 - Transparent Radiation

Tiago

you fall asleep?
The Backwoods - Cloud Nine

Baikonour

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

Anne Clark

you wake up?
Tim Buckley - Happy Time

Division Of Laura Lee

you come home from the club?
Marvin Gaye - You Sure Love To Ball

Franz Nicolay

you are love sick?
Lorraine Ellison - Stay With Me

Kalabrese

first record you remember
The Doors

Newton Faulkner

No. 2
Kings Of Leon - Because Of The Times

DJ Vadim

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Model

Minotaur Shock

you sit in the subway?
Ezekiel Honig

Port O'Brien

you are love sick?
John Lennon - Oh My Love

Munk

you meet your parents?

Messiaen oder neapoletanische Canzoni.

Sondre Lerche

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

A Mountain Of One

first record you remember
Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby

Sandro Perri

you make love?

No music is better than the sound. 

The Miserable Rich

you stay in bed?
Runaways UK - Piano Tune

Prince Language

take these three tools with you:

Corkscrew / knife / and uh, man I don’t ...

The Invisible

5 favorite animals

owl / elephant / dog / lion / dinosaur

Jacques Renault


Top 15 favourite songs of all time

Charles Webster

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nanci Griffith - There's A Light Beyond These Woods

Leon Ware

your liberation anthem
Marvin Gaye - Turn On Some Music

Barbara Carlotti

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Stranglers - Golden Brown

Johnossi

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

Dennis Bovell

you camp in the desert?
Toots & The Maytals - Take Me Home, Country Roads

Trusme

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

Peter Broderick

first record you bought
Rancid - Rancid

Jakob der Lügner

your ultimate heartbreak song
Trio - Sabine, Sabine, Sabine

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you sit by a camp fire?
A-ha - Hunting High And Low

Hugh Herrera

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

Air

the song to be played at your funeral
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

DJ Touché

No. 5

«The Beyond» (Lucio Fulci, 1981). The second in ...

Tal Weiss

a song that reminds your friends of you
Tunng - Tale From Black

Morton Valence

you want to disturb your neighbours?
John Cage - 4:33

Shine 2009

you ride a bicycle?
George Michael - Fastlove

Jesh

No. 1
Ryan Adams - Love Is Hell

Rumer

a record you fell in love to
Chris Montez - Our Day Will Come

Marc Romboy

you run naked through a cornfield?
The KLF - What Time Is Love?

Suzanne Vega

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Antonio Carlos Jobim - How Insensitive

Soft Rocks

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Mike Francis - Times Out Of Time

Cazals

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

Everything Everything

you prepare for an important date?
Didorion - Carmella

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite bands you know personally

Can, Air, Qluster, Tempus Transit, Schneider & Roedelius

Sarah Jaffe

a song to seduce you
The Weeknd - The Morning

Pilooski

the song to be played at your funeral
Drexciya

Moving Units

you wake up?

The voices in my head.

Dollskabeat

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Computer Love

Apiento

your boozed up anthem
Phase II - Reachin'

Al Kent

a song that reminds your friends of you
Sam Dees - Lonely For You Baby

Psychic Ills

you work in the garden?
Sunny Murray - Suns Of Africa

Bettye Lavette

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

Heavy

you wash your hair?
J Dilla - Shake It Down

Lexx

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite personal victories

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

Bush Tetras

you drive a car late at night?
Neil Young - After The Gold Rush

Kathryn Williams

your ultimate heartbreak song
Joni Mitchell - A Case Of You

Ian Hart

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Living Things

you come home from the club?
Miles Davis

VV Brown

you are in the sauna?
Finley Quaye - Sunday Shining

The Project Club

you make love?
Kool & The Gang - Summer Madness

Mark E.

you meet your parents?

Smooth FM. They Love it, I love it.

Tiga

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Numbers

AM

No. 2
Jorge Ben - A Tabua de Esmeralda

Architeq

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

Quite a lot as it happens...

Soul Mekanik

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Suede - Determination

My Bee's Garden

a song that reminds your friends of you
Serge Gainsbourg - Bonnie And Clyde

Gnod

perfect anthem for Manchester
Liverpool FC - The Anfield Rap

Stephan Remmler

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

Cosmo

5 favorite animals

Monkeys / Dogs / Cats / Giraffes / Gorillas

Social Disco Club

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

Moonboots

your sunday morning song
John Denver - Rocky Mountain High

Captain Sensible

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Gary Glitter

Terry Lynn

favorite place to shag?

That’s personal. Home.

Ratatat

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Apollo 100 - Joy

Raul Midon

5 favorite things about New York

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

Pastor

you sit in the subway?
TQ - Westside

Nedry

a song that reminds your friends of you

Awaiting a response from all of my friend ...

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite sound in the city?

How the city sounds in the evening of ...

Anni Rossi

5 favorite instruments

viola de gamba / recorder / harpsichord / fender jaguar / viola

Studio

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Eagles - Hotel California

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite instruments

piano / guitar / cello / synths that make lovely and ...

Still Going

a song you wish you'd written yourself

E & L: Too many to list.

Datarock

you prepare for an important date?
Op:l Bastards - Spraybeat

Sumner Brothers

you go to a club?
M.I.A.

Ilija Rudman

the song to be played at your funeral
Eberhard Schoener - Why Don't You Answer

Stratus

you are love sick?
Joy Division - Wilderness

Mark Archer

a song to seduce you

Songs don't work on me, has to ...

Sons And Daughters

you are in a depressive mood?
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - Another Day Full Of Dread

The Soulsavers

you prepare for an important date?
Pixies - Doolittle

Alexander Robotnick

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

Erobique

perfect anthem for Hamburg
Mary Roos - Hamburg im Regen

Wordsworth

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

Kevin Saunderson

which person from the city you like the most?

The Electrifying Mojo. He was a radio personality ...

Hatcham Social

first record you bought
The Specials - The Specials

Art Brut

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Prince Charming

Motor City Drum Ensemble

perfect anthem for Cologne
Justus Köhncke - 2 After 909

Kasper Bjorke

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Whitest Boy Alive - Done With You

The Phantom Band

first record you remember
Adam & The Ants - Antmusic

Jackpot

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Then I put my mp3 player on random ...

Shitdisco

you drive a car late at night?
Bodyrox - Yeah Yeah

Kid Koala

you sit by the river?
Louis Armstrong - Moon River

Caron Wheeler

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Jones Girls - Nights Over Egypt

Like A Stuntman

you destroy a hotel room?
Minor Threat - Straight Edge

Jazzanova

the song to be played at your funeral

Es gibt noch viel zu entdecken...

1
 / 47

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

a song to seduce you

Not telling you.

+more

Doe Paoro

your party anthem
Robyn – Body Talk

+more

Valery Gore

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

+more

Sarah Jaffe

a song that reminds you of school
Travis - The Man Who

+more