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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

Wolf People

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

Terence Bernardo

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

Bottin

you are love sick?
Sade

Audie Darling

where was your first flat?

Although I grew up here, as soon as ...

The Fray

you prepare for an important date?
Frank Sinatra

Midlake

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

Dollboy

you make love?
Tav Falco

Constance Amiot

your sunday morning song
Sparklehorse - It's A Wonderful Life

Lovefingers

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?

The gayest orchestral disco I can find.

Wordsworth

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

Jakob der Lügner

first record you remember
Mezzoforte - No Limits

John Foxx

you relax on a beach?
Astrud Gilberto - The Girl From Ipanema

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Modern Lovers - Hospital

Tiago

you make love?
Paul McCartney - Check My Machine

Lloyd Cole

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Martha My Dear

Toby Tobias

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

CALLmeKAT

favorite band hailing from the city?

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

Boozoo Bajou

your ultimate heartbreak song
Love Unlimited - Love Theme

Jonathan Wilson

you feel like 1972?
Radiohead

Orishas

you wash your hair?

I listen to the sound of the water ...

Casual

perfect anthem for New York
Ed OG - The Big Business

Dillon

you ride a bicycle?
Beirut - Port Of Call

Aaron Wright

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Smiths - I Know It's Over

Droog

you cook?
Joan Sebastian - Huevos Rancheros

Al Kent

your party anthem
Chic - Everybody Dance

Cornelius

you ride a bicycle?
The Smiths - Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One...

Penguin Prison

your ultimate heartbreak song

I have no idea. My heart can't ...

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

your guilty pleasure song
Barbra Streisand - Evergreen

Hot Chip

you sit in a plane?
Paul Simon - Hearts And Bones

C. Gibbs

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Elliott Smith

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite personal belongings

my photo albums / my record collection / my doggie ...

Theo Parrish

you jog?
Mobb Deep

Rainer Trüby

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Adventures In Paradise

Wally Badarou

record you were looking for the longest
Miriam Makeba - Miriam Makeba

Oyvind Morken

perfect song to end a party with
Carly Simon - Why

Charlotte Hatherley

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Newton Faulkner

first record you bought
Pearl Jam- Ten

Living Things

you go to a club?
Outkast - Bombs Over Baghdad

Ewan Pearson

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

These New Puritans

you go fishing?

I haven’t been fishing for a long ...

Fanfarlo

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Norwegian Wood

Jesse Lenat

you run naked through a cornfield?
Jesse Lenat - Luna

Tim Mälzer

first record you remember
Kiss - Dynasty

Beverley Knight

you make love?
Prince - If I Was Your Girlfriend

Colder


Chronological Top 10 of the major and most ...

Dennis Kane

your boozed up anthem
Laura Nyro

Miss Platnum

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

Black Angels

you relax on a beach?
The Congos

Bush Tetras

you need to get work done?
Interpol

Georg Levin

you sit in a plane?
Etta Jones - Don’t Go To Strangers

Xiu Xiu

get these three pets:

a pig / an elephant / a manatee

Max Romeo

your liberation anthem
The Melodians - Rivers Of Babylon

The Phantom Band

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Getting Better

Osborne

your party anthem
Prince - Erotic City

Tony Carrasco

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

Richard Hawley

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Joakim

you ride a bicycle?

I don’t ride bicycles.

Race Horses

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

Morningwood

you drive a car late at night?
Radiohead - Exit Music (For A Film)

Gossip

you read a magazine?
Feist - One Evening

Phil Mison

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Travis

you make love?
The Ramones

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three books along:

Henri Michaux «Ailleurs» / Samuel Beckett «En Attendant Godot ...

Luke Haines

5 favorite drinks

Tea / Whisky / Whiskie / Wine / Strychnine

Nicky Siano

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

Oh, I’d watch a horror movie to ...

Saint Etienne

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Paul Williams - Someday Man

Emmy The Great

the song to be played at your funeral
The Beach Boys - Don't Worry Baby

Nils Frahm

you are love sick?
Chet Baker - Chet Baker Sings

Bronnt Industries Kapital

your party anthem
Goblin - Un Ragazzo D'Argento

Spinto Band

first record you bought

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

Jesper Dahlbäck

best day of the week in the city?

Sundays – calm and quiet.

Whitehouse

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

Radio 4

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Beastie Boys - Professor Booty

Shakespeares Sister

the song to be played at your funeral
Shakespears Sister - Hello Turn Your Radio On

Chris Carrier

you prepare for an important date?
Gwen McCrae - Funky Sensation

Sandro Perri

you take a bubble bath?
Perrey & Kingsley - Popcorn

Interpol

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

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Alice Coltrane - Universal Consciousness

John Klemmer

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Star Spangled Banner

Horse Meat Disco

take these three DVDs along:

«Bladerunner» by Ridley Scott. Maybe finally I'll ...

Ricardo Villalobos

a record you fell in love to
Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love

Kissogram

record you were looking for the longest
Michael Hurley - Watertrain

Faust

you walk through a dark forest?

Ich wäre doof dazu Musik hören ...

Captain Sensible

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

Devendra Banhart

you make love?
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Anne Clark

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
9West - Feel The Buzz

Cosmin TRG

you make love?
E-rotic - Max Don't Have Sex With Your Ex

Moving Units

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Hanson - MMMBop

Marcus Bonfanti

best concert you ever attended
Tom Waits

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite things that make you sexy

eyes / smile / wit / fit / legs

White Hinterland

record you were looking for the longest
Igor Stravinsky - Les Noces

Charles Webster

first record you remember
Roxy Music - Street Life

Duke Special

your guilty pleasure song
Boney M. - Rivers Of Babylon

Stratus

you play ping-pong?
Betty Davis - Game Is My Middle Name

Nocturnes

your sunday morning song
Mississippi Fred McDowell - You Gotta Move

Thieves Like Us

you feel like 1982?

It's always 1982 in my head.

The Good Natured

start to learn these three things:

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

Olafur Arnalds

the song to be played at your funeral
Arvo Pärt - Cantus In The Memory of Benjamin Britten

Parlour

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

James Yorkston

a song you would use as a ring-tone

A different generation, I’m afraid. 

Trevor Jackson

you cook?
Metro Area - Miura

Daddy-O

a song that reminds your friends of you
Whodini - Friends

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song that reminds you of school
Snap! - The Power

Sibrydion

first record you bought
Blur - There's No Other Way

Heidi Happy

you sit in the subway?
Das Pop - You

Treefight For Sunlight

best concert you ever attended
Dirty Projectors

Joan As Police Woman

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Bad Brains - Banned In D.C.

Psychic Ills

you wash your hair?
The Pretty Things - Grass

Meret Becker

the song to be played at your funeral

Viel Musik und Walter Schmiedinger soll die Grabrede ...

Headless Heroes

you run from the cops?
Roy Ayers - Running Away

Manuel Tur

your party anthem
Inner City - Big Fun

Trusme

the song to be played at your funeral

I need some more diggin years under my ...

Lucky Soul

you sit in the subway?
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Ruede Hagelstein

you sit in the subway?
Necro - I Need Drugs

Woodpigeon

5 favorite magazines

Sight & Sound / Plan B / The New Yorker / Monocle ...

Defari

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Marvin Gaye - If I Should Die Tonight

Ashley Beedle

you sit in a plane?

Books and mags only on planes.

No Age

you play lego?
No Trend - Cancer

George Duke

a song that reminds you of school
Cal Tjader - Afro Blue

Empire Of The Sun

you sleep walk?
Daniel Lanois - Falling At Your Feet

Wall-E

you stay in bed?
The Beach Boys - Shut Down

Kasper Bjorke

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

Blow Monkeys

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fred Neil - Everybody's Talkin'

Sven Väth

a song that reminds you of school
Cat Stevens

Steve Mason

a song that reminds you of school
Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes

Jesh

No. 4
The Beatles - White Album

Cosmo

5 favorite magazines

Observer Food Magazine / Vanity Fair / The Observer Magazine ...

Leon Ware

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

Bosque Brown

the song to be played at your funeral
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers

Simone White

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Andreya Triana

a song that reminds you of school
The Fugees - Killing Me Softly

Mavis Staples

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Blowin’ In The Wind

Stefan Goldmann

you take part in a peace rally?

«Battle Hymn Of The Republic», in der Interpretation ...

Rocko Schamoni

which person from the city you like the most?

Heino Jaeger. Verstorbener Maler und Entertainer.

Whirlwind Heat

you watch girls go by?
Donovan - Wear Your Love Like Heaven

Swahili Blonde

you pretend to be married?
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Yoav

a song that reminds your friends of you
George Michael - Faith

Nicole Willis

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Contusion

Lydia Lunch

you relax on a beach?
Led Zeppelin - When The Levee Breaks

Telephones

you cook?
South Sea Dreamin' With The Blue Boys

My Morning Jacket

you prepare for an important date?
Outkast - Spread

James Pants

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Seeds - A Faded Picture

Final Fantasy

you wake up?

I don’t listen to music in the ...

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite drinks

Coca-Cola fountain drink with crushed ice / Wheat beer ...

Karl Bartos

a song that reminds you of school
The Who - My Generation

Van She

5 favorite TV shows

Family Guy / Monkey Magic / South Park / Young Ones ...

Cazals

perfect anthem for London
Elton John - Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite records
African Head Charge - My Life In A Hole In The Ground

DJ Cherrystones

you wake up?
Wipers - Over The Edge

Annie

you cook?
Madonna - Into The Groove

Kid Loco

you fall asleep?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Little Dragon

5 favorite magazines

Björnes Magazine / National Geographic / Food& Wine Magazine ...

Chromatics

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Yello - I Love You

Jill Jones

you go to a club?
Spank Rock - Loose

Terry Lynn

favorite restaurant?

Jamrock Cafe, 69 Knutsford Boulevard.

Omar

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Soul Clap

your guilty pleasure song
Wham! - Careless Whisper

Chris & Cosey

a song that reminds you of school
The Monkees - I'm A Believer

!!!

your party anthem
Michael Mayer - Fabric 13

Senor Coconut

you fall asleep?
Haruomi Hosono - Omni Sight Seeing

Ratatat

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

Max Essa

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

Yellowman

perfect anthem for Kingston
Bob Marley - War

Kathryn Williams

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

Rebelski

you sit in the subway?
Steve Reich - The Four Sections

Franz Nicolay

record you were looking for the longest
Jagwa Music cassettes

Linda Lewis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

Gary Numan

your party anthem
Rammstein - Sonne

Sarah Jaffe

best Beatles song
«While My Guitar Gently Weeps»

Leo Zero

a song that reminds you of school
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Looking For T...

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite personal victories

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

Rod Thomas

best concert you ever attended
Björk

Mystery Jets

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Weezer - Say It Ain’t So

Seelenluft

a song that inspires you
Johnny Cash - Solitary Man

A Guy Called Gerald

your boozed up anthem
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Ben Watt

you wake up?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Morpheus

you sit in the subway?
The Hollies - Bus Stop

Peter, Bjorn & John

you go to a club?
Zongamin - Serious Trouble

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite things that make you sexy

teeth / hair / glasses / wit / a lot of drinks

The Priscillas

learn these three songs by heart:
Miles Davis - So What

Young Knives

start to learn these three things:

to read music / painting / to play the piano

Gravenhurst

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Happy Mondays - Squirrel & G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party...

Kool Keith

you are love sick?
The O'Jays - Love Train

Trentemoller

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Dead Kennedys - Too Drunk To Fuck

DJ Hell

you make breakfast?
Vader Abraham - Das Lied Der Schlümpfe

Lisbee Stainton

best soundtrack ever
Yann Tiersen - Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain

Telepopmusik

your boozed up anthem
Cypress Hill - I Wanna Get High

Pearly Gates

first record you remember
Sam Cooke - Wonderful World

Simple Kid

you run naked through a cornfield?
Bronski Beat - Smalltown Boy

Moonboots

No. 2
Carole King - Tapestry

Wooden Birds

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sun Kil Moon - Duk Koo Kim

Junior Boys

a song that reminds you of school
William Blake - Jerusalem

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

first record you remember
Mussorgsky - Night On Bald Mountain

Hacienda

a song that reminds you of school
The Who - Boris The Spider

Pyrolator

5 favorite instruments

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

Matmos

start to learn these three things:

Agriculture / Witchcraft / Carpentry

Marius Circus

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

Zambri

you go fishing?
The Beatles - Blackbird

2raumwohnung

take these three DVDs along:

Niptak – die USA-Serie, damit ich mich erinnere, was ...

Shawn Lee

first record you remember

I don't know. I can't remember.

Jean-Michel Jarre

record you were looking for the longest
The Spotnicks - La Marche Turque

Plum

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Three people is reeeeeally hard! I've been ...

Tanya Stephens

you want to get inspired?
John Lennon - Imagine

Ralphi Rosario

record you were looking for the longest
The Comsat Angels - I'm Falling

Andy Gill

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

Seether

No. 6
Alice In Chains - Dirt

Glen Johnson

a song that reminds you of school
The Specials - Too Much Too Young

The Battle Of Land And Sea

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

Vetiver

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

Future Beat Alliance

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

Mooner

No. 3
Vangelis - See You Later

Raul Midon

5 favorite books

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

Peter Kruder

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Talking Heads - More Songs About Buildings And Food

Rich Medina

you come home from the club?
Shalamar - A Night To Remember

Comanechi

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

Ronny & Renzo

you are angry?
The Klinik - Face To Face

Au Revoir Simone

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

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Sergei Wassiljewitsch Rachmaninow

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you are on the tour bus?
The Faint - How Could I Forget

Fan Death

a song that reminds you of school
Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise

Defend Moscow

a record you fell in love to
Idlewild - Hope is Important

Little Jackie

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Radiohead - Karma Police

Kon & Amir

you fall asleep?
The Maskman & The Agents - One Eye Open

Tracey Thorn

a record you fell in love to
John Martyn - Solid Air

The Earlies

last record bought

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

Brian Jackson

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

Bit-tuner

take these three DVDs along:

«Lost Highway» von David Lynch /  «2001: A Space ...

Modeselektor

5 favorite instruments

Pauke /Geige / Trompete / Kontrabass / Gitarre

Wooden Shjips

you sit in the subway?
Ash Ra Tempel - Darkness: Flowers Must Die

Sharon van Etten

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

Bettye Lavette

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

Motor City Drum Ensemble

first record you bought
The Awakening - Mirage

Bomb The Bass

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Nobody Beats The Biz

Holger Czukay

you cook?

Ohne Musik schmeckts besser.

Brasstronaut

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Makeout Videotape - Thought I Was in Love

The Emperor Machine

you are in a depressive mood?
Donald Fagen - New Frontier

Peter Broderick

best soundtrack ever
Yann Tiersen - Goodbye Lenin

Monday Michiru

you feel like 1982?
The Police

Rumer

the song to be played at your funeral
Judee Sill - The Kiss

Lopazz

you run from the cops?
Lopazz - Looping

Justice

5 favorite cities

P - A - R - I – S

Kathy Zimmer

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bright Eyes - A Spindle, A Darkness, A Fever And A Neck...

Coyote

first record you remember

Ampo: Can’t remember.

Studio

you are love sick?
Dennis Wilson - Lady

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
That Dog - Totally Crushed Out

Martin Rev

you come home from the club?

My head is still filled with all the ...

The Morning Benders

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elliott Smith - New Disaster

Scout Niblett

a record you fell in love to
ZZ Top - Tejas

Sons And Daughters

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Stooges - We Will Fall

We Are Scientists

5 favorite human inventions

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

Dinky

5 favorite animals

zebras / dolphins / pandas / penguins / cats

Invisible Conga People

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

Ada

5 favorite instruments

Electribe SX / Electribe MX / Rhodes / Klavier / Gitarre

Slove

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?

No way.

Mechanical Bride

you destroy a hotel room?
Grinderman - Mickey Mouse & The Goodbye Man

Lindstrom

you paint your apartment?
Jeff Wayne - The Fighting Machine

Gwyneth Herbert

you feel like 1982?
Paul Robeson - My Curly Headed Baby

Kelli Ali

you need to get work done?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - BTTB

David Morales

you wake up?
Bill Withers - Lovely Day

Beautiful Swimmers

you come home from the club?

A: You gotta keep it chill. Often absolutely ...

VV Brown

you prepare for an important date?
Gossip - Standing In The Way Of Control

Sandi Thom

you cook?
«Chocolate Salty Balls» by Chef (South Park)

Tiga

you are in a depressive mood?
Lucky Jim - Lesbia

Irvine Welsh

the song to be played at your funeral
Joe Dolce - Shuddap Ya Face

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
Bob Dylan - Ballad Of A Thin Man

Beppe Loda

you go to a club?
Biancaneve E I Sette Nani (Snow White And The Seven Dw...

New Young Pony Club

your boozed up anthem
Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Something

Baikonour

your sunday morning song
The Skatalites - Coconut Rock

Air

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Chicago - If You Leave Me Now

Hannah Cohen

first record you bought

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

Jacob Golden

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

Metronomy

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - There’s A Place

Alexander Robotnick

you fall asleep?
Tangerine Dream - Phaedra

Round Table Knights

you are on the tour bus?
Snoop Dogg - Gin And Juice

Funkmasters

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

Ilya Santana

a record you fell in love to
Daft Punk - Veridis Quo

First Aid Kit

you make love?
T. Rex - Hot Love

Editors

you feel like 1992?
Cast - Sandstorm

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite personal victories

Recording and releasing my debut album «Love.Life ...

Quiet Village

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

Chromeo

No. 5
Rick James - 17

Afrika Bambaataa

you play a game of chess?

Nothing. I have to concentrate on the game.

David Holmes

you wake up?
Radiohead

Grizzly Bear

you cook?
Nina Simone

Dwele

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

Yuck

5 favorite personal belongings

Mini Ampeg head and cab / Selmer PA Speakers ...

Caribou

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

Paul Frick

you go to a club?
Kerri Chandler - Disko Satisfaction

We Are Wolves

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Snoop Dogg / Ian Curtis / Alexander, the same weekend ...

Panico


Top 10 favourite albums of all time

Bill Callahan

best video clip you ever saw
Devo - Whip It

Horace Andy

you drive a car late at night?

Only my own CDs.

Lo Fat Orchestra

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Getting Better

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite English words

regardless / gardless / RE: gardless / gard / better

The Rayographs

your party anthem
Village People - Y.M.C.A.

Sóley

a song that reminds your friends of you
Fleedwood Mac - Dreams

Oneida

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t own a car.

Drugstore

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Calexico - The Black Light

Ora Cogan

you relax on a beach?
Neil Young - Stupid Girl

Azari & III

you rob a bank?
Body Count - Cop Killer

Gilles Peterson

you go to a club?
Roy Davis Jr. - Gabriel

Bill Adler

a song that reminds you of school
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels - Devil With A Blue Dr...

Kool & The Gang

you make love?
Heatwave - Always And Forever

Odawas

best concert you ever attended
Mike Tamburo

Bill Brewster

perfect anthem for London
Pisces - Up The Mariners

Dave Clarke

you feel like 1982?
Heaven 17

Phenomenal Handclap Band

first record you bought
ELO & Olivia Newton John - Xanadu

Kalabrese

best video clip you ever saw
Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

When Saints Go Machine

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

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

Lotte Kestner

your party anthem

Right now it's the new Big Boi ...

Like A Stuntman

you run naked through a cornfield?
Pixies - Debaser

Tom Vek

5 favorite records
Soul Coughing - Irresistible Bliss

A Mountain Of One

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Because

Soul Mekanik

you wake up?
The Penguin Café Orchestra - Pale Peach Jukebox

Our Broken Garden

you come home from the club?

Søren playing his guitar while I’m ...

Bing Ji Ling

record you were looking for the longest
Al Hirt - Soul In The Horn

Renegade Soundwave

your sunday morning song
Flight Of The Conchords - Boom

Circlesquare

you pretend to be married?
Sinéad O'Connor - The Last Day Of Our Acquaintance

Kinski

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

Peanut Butter Wolf

perfect anthem for San Francisco
Sly & The Family Stone

José James

you stay in bed?
Keith Jarrett - I Loves You Porgy

Bobbito Garcia

you prepare for an important date?
Donnie - Do You Know

Mugison

5 favorite drinks

Water / any kind of beer / Orange juice / Whiskey ...

Electric 6

you prepare for an important date?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - From Her To Eternity

Syd Matters

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

Barn Owl

a record you fell in love to
Neil Young - Harvest Moon

Lanoiraude

5 favorite personal victories

Mike Tyson / Bruce Lee / Carl Lewis / André Agassi ...

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you go to a club?

I like to watch shows and then I ...

Datarock

you relax on a beach?
Guided By Voices

Marit Bergman

favorite place to shag?

That’s for me to know etcetera.

Jacques Renault

No. 6
Roxy Music - Love Is The Drug

Matthew Herbert

start to learn these three things:

mandarin / medecine / ice skating

Hatcham Social

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pavement - Major Leagues

Woolfy

a record you fell in love to
Dennis Edwards - Don't Look Any Further

Bebel Gilberto

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Tha 4orce

perfect anthem for London
Bilal - Home

Tindersticks

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Spandau Ballet - True

David Pajo

learn these three songs by heart:
Salman Gita - Skidoo

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite place to shag?

Wherever.

Mark Archer

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

Michael Reinboth

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
David Sylvian - Gone To Earth

Luca C & Brigante

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

Mouse On Mars

take these three CDs/records with you:
Trinidad Steeldrum Orchester Vol 1

Zwicker

you walk through a dark forest?
Fever Ray - When I Grow Up

Shine 2009

you prepare for an important date?
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze

Bodies Of Water

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Gregory Isaacs - Special Guest

Camille

you sit in the subway?
Edith Piaf

Alexandra Hope

you make love?
Francis Lai - Un Homme et une femme

Morton Valence

you meet your parents?
The Magnetic Fields - Papa Was A Rodeo

Caron Wheeler

you make love?
Stevie Wonder - If It's Magic

Prince Language

first record you bought
N.W.A. - Express Yourself

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite drinks

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

Erobique

perfect anthem for Hamburg
Mary Roos - Hamburg im Regen

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

record you were looking for the longest
Kevin Coyne & Dagmar Krause - Babble

Alan Oldham

No. 10
Not really influences, but I like:

Jimmy Edgar

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mary J. Blige - Your Child

Ian Pooley

you wake up?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

James Holden

your boozed up anthem
Queen - We Are The Champions

Lhasa

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

My life isn’t over yet.

Ingrid Olava

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

The same best job as anywhere else in ...

Nedry

best concert you ever attended

Festival: Day 1 Rock Werchter 2003 with Bj ...

Gary Lucas

first record you bought
Duane Eddy - Dance With The Guitar Man

Good Shoes

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

Heavy

you come home from the club?
Jimi Tenor - Paint The Stars

Cage The Elephant

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Primus - My Name is Mud

J Rawls

5 favorite cities

New York / LA / Amsterdam / Tokyo / Las Vegas

Architeq

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

Quite a lot as it happens...

Holy Ghost!

you play ping-pong?

N: I fucking HATE pingpong. 

Tim Sweeney

you sit in a plane?

Long DJ mixes. Sitting in a plane is ...

Kid Koala

you run naked through a cornfield?

That will never happen.

Adonis

your party anthem
Kool & The Gang - Celebration

Pilooski

your ultimate heartbreak song
Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter 23

Glimpse

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

throw her out the window / Pretend your dead ...

Johnossi

favorite club?

J & O: We’re not going out that ...

Cypress Hill

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

Hannah Scott

first record you remember
Oklahoma Soundtrack

Ed Harcourt

you wake up?
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Al McKay

you read a book?
Nat King Cole - Night Lights

Jay Jay Johanson

you make love?
Jarvis Cocker

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite personal victories

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

Suzanne Vega

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

US3

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

Richard Norris

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Motörhead - Bomber

Fol Chen

you are love sick?
American Music Club - Sick Of Food

Mélissa Laveaux

your party anthem
Mulatu Astatke And The Heliocentrics - Inspiration Info...

Howe Gelb

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Comes With A Smile / Bomb / Tracks

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure

Erol Alkan

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

Whomadewho

you go fishing?
David Lee Roth - Skyscraper

Sebastien Tellier

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

Kris Menace

you wake up?
Minnie Riperton - Les Fleurs

Soft Rocks

you go to a club?
Captain Sky - Saturday Night Move-Ease

Candi Staton

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

Alva Noto

you sit in the subway?
Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto - Berlin

The Juan MacLean

No. 8
Boney M - Night Flight To Venus

Pacifika

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

Clare & The Reasons

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Robert Fletcher & Cole Porter - Don’t Fence Me In

Michael Mayer

first record you remember
Roy Black, Alexandra & Ivan Rebroff - Vergissmeinnicht

Ian Hart

the song to be played at your funeral
Ludwig van Beethoven - 3rd symphony 2nd part requirium

Barbara Carlotti

you jog?
Bat For Lashes - Horse And I

Alex Smoke

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

John Daly

take these three books along:

Samuel Beckett: «Collected Short Plays». Pure genius. Refined ...

Coldplay

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

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 ultimate heartbreak song
Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Apache Beat

your boozed up anthem
My Bloody Valentine

Heidi

you relax on a beach?

I like to hear the waves crash on ...

In Flagranti

you cook?

Reggae has a good vibe for cooking.

Mugwump

you come home from the club?
Pluto - Pluto's Retreat

Turzi

first record you bought
Sonic Youth - Dirty

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Brian Eno - Discreet Music

Molly Wagger

5 favorite personal victories

Bobbins / Realising it’s 4am after thinking it ...

Micah P. Hinson

your party anthem
Bee Gees - Tragedy

Melanie C

your ultimate heartbreak song
Fiona Apple - Love Ridden

Chelonis R. Jones

you work in the garden?

Gardens scare me!

AM

No. 2
Jorge Ben - A Tabua de Esmeralda

Justine D

you sit in the subway?
The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses

Minotaur Shock

you wake up?
Terry Callier - Ordinary Joe

Trans Am

you go to a club?
Bruce Springsteen

The Jackets

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Music Machine - Hey Joe

Belle & Sebastian

best concert you ever attended
The Stone Roses

Bob Power

you sit in the subway?
Earth, Wind & Fire - Greatest Hits

Robin Saville

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

Million Stylez

favorite band hailing from the city?

Nordic Steel

Dego

you relax on a beach?
Lyn Collins - Mama Feelgood

Sam Amidon

you sit in the subway?
Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard

Pastor

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lou Bega - Mambo #5

Port O'Brien

you drive a car late at night?
Modest Mouse - Teeth Like God's Shoeshine

Doe Paoro

the song to be played at your funeral
«St James Infirmary»

The Invisible

5 favorite things about London

the people / the music / Battersea Power Station / The ...

Marc Romboy

you wake up?

Das Singen meiner Tochter Luna.

Leroy Burgess

a song that reminds you of school
«Tubby The Tuba»

Nick Chacona

your party anthem
Aly-Us - Follow Me

The Ones

your ultimate heartbreak song
Minnie Riperton - Love Hurts

Dollskabeat

you make love?
Jeru The Damaja - Da Bitches

Smudo

you ride a bicycle?

Welches Fahrrad ? Es wurde mir leider geklaut.

Yacht

No. 1
Wilson Phillips - Hold On

Shitdisco

you make love?
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Riccio

perfect anthem for Bologna
Candi Staton - When You Wake Up Tomorrow

Chateau Flight

first record you bought
Afric Simone - Hafanana

Still Going

a song that reminds you of school

E: So much of the 80's hip ...

Prefuse 73

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Edan - Beauty And The Beat (LP)

James Murphy

you go to a club?

Some shit that some horrible DJ is foisting ...

The Bangles

you make love?
Les Paul & Mary Ford

Glass Candy

take these three games along:

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

Munk

you prepare for an important date?
Böhse Onkelz

The Revenge

your sunday morning song
John Martyn

Ame

you wake up?
Vincent Gallo - When

Everything Everything

your sunday morning song
The Commodores - Easy

Morgan Geist

you want to disturb your neighbours?

You’re obviously not from NYC. Why don ...

Dan Michaelson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks

Fiona Daniel

you sit by a camp fire?
Bob Dylan

Black Devil Disco Club

you jog?

In my dreams, listening to the anthem from ...

KT Tunstall

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Led Zeppelin - Kashmir

Polly Scattergood

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

Fingerpicked

No. 18
Four Tops - Love Music (Motown, 1972)

Alter Ego

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Adolf Noise - Zuviel Zeit

The Bees

you wake up?
Devendra Banhart - Chin Chin & Muck Muck

Neon Heights

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

Lail Arad

you walk in the rain?
tUnE-yArDs – Sunlight

My Bee's Garden

your liberation anthem
Joy Division - Transmission

Chuck D

you drive a car late at night?

Some unheard CD.

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Elvis Presley - Snowbird

Kissey Asplund

you wake up?
Nino Oliviero - Una Moglie Americana

Stephan Remmler

a song you wish you'd written yourself
White Christmas

Malachai

you make love?
Engelbert Humperdinck - Please Release Me

Dani Siciliano

best concert you ever attended
U2

Chrome Hoof

you are love sick?
Yazz - The Only Way Is Up

Architecture In Helsinki

a song that reminds your friends of you
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

King Britt

first record you bought
AC/DC - Back In Black

Apiento

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Soul II Soul - Club Classics Vol. 1

Luke Solomon

you drive a car late at night?
Supergrass - Tales Of Endurance

Zohra

5 favorite personal tragedies

Too personal! 

The Miserable Rich

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Lovebug Starski - Amityville

Max Tundra

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

Pink Skull

your ultimate heartbreak song
R.E.M. - Camera

Sumner Brothers

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tom Waits - Alice

Dominique Leone

the song to be played at your funeral
Randy Newman - Lonely At The Top

Ost & Kjex

you go to a soundsystem?
Seth Troxler & Gadi Mizrahi - Herlin

Broken Social Scene

learn these three songs by heart:
Black Sabbath - Supernaut

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite personal victories

Etwa 2000 Musikstücke, etwa 1500 Texte/Poems ...

Lone Wolf

your sunday morning song
Jan Johansson - Visa från Utanmyra

Anni Rossi

5 favorite places in LA

Jurassic Museum of Technology / Malibu Beach / St. Vincent ...

Chris Coco

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

Unconventional Science

a song you would use as a ring-tone
El-P - Tuned Mass Damper

The Chap

5 favorite records
The Congos - Heart Of The Congos

M.A.N.D.Y.

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

Mark Richardson

you destroy a hotel room?
Sepultura - Roots Bloody Roots

Valery Gore

you come home from the club?
jj - Let Them

Erik Truffaz

you make breakfast?

I never prepare breakfast. Because the few times ...

Love Inks

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

Pepe Bradock

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

Magic Arm

you meet your parents?
Phil Collins - No Jacket Required

Julia Franck

learn these three songs by heart:

 Zusätzlich zu denen, die ich kann? Wahrscheinlich ...

Karl Culley

your sunday morning song
Robin Williamson - Back In Paris

Mark E.

you sit in a plane?
2 Bad Mice - Bombscare

Daniel Wang

a song that reminds you of school
Duran Duran - Rio

Gnod

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Metallica - Kill’em All

Mungolian Jetset

your boozed up anthem
Ganim's Asia Minors - Daddy Lolo

DJ Vadim

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jill Scott

DJ Mehdi

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

The Loose Salute

your ultimate heartbreak song
Gram Parsons - 1000 Dollar Wedding

Minus 8

your ultimate heartbreak song
St. Etienne - Only Love Can Break Your Heart

Howlin' Rain

you meet your parents?
Bill Withers

The Diaphanoids

you wake up?
Brian Eno

Todd Terje

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

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you bought
Farley Jackmaster Funk

Padded Cell

you paint your apartment?
Klaus Weiss - Niagra (LP)

Chikinki

your ultimate heartbreak song
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite drinks

Kombucha / Snapple Rasberry Iced Tea / Water / Margarita / Pineapple ...

Angel Deradoorian

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - Twilight

Papst & Abstinenzler

you are in a depressive mood?
Freddy Fischer & His Cosmic Rocktime Band - Disco Dell'...

Brothers Of End

you sit in the subway?
Radiohead - In Rainbows

Windsurf

your boozed up anthem
Herb Alpert - Rise

Birdy Nam Nam

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

Wolfmother

you feel like 1982?
Hall & Oates

The Project Club

you watch girls go by?
The Karminsky Experience Inc. - Departures

Bloc Party

you sit in a plane?
Yo La Tengo - Deeper Into Movies

DJ Kent

you go to a club?

Rub N Tug - aNYthing mix tape.

Higamos Hogamos

you play a game of chess?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

The Shortwave Set

a record you fell in love to
Madonna - Borderline

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

A song without SOUL.

Justus Köhncke

first record you bought
Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart

Howling Bells

best concert you ever attended
Portishead

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite instruments

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

Loane

a song to seduce you
Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man - Romance

Kinky

5 favorite instruments

Moog Rogue / Fender Telecaster / Roland 808 Drum Machine ...

Ray Mang

you relax on a beach?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

ESG

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

Ilija Rudman

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

Efterklang

a record you fell in love to
Jeff Buckley - Grace

Kevin Saunderson

favorite street corner?

Gratiot Avenue. That’s where it all came ...

David Rodigan

No. 11
The Abyssinians - Declaration Of Rights

Kurt Maloo

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Boom Bip

you feel like 1982?
Van Halen - And The Cradle Will Rock

Mr Scruff

you relax on a beach?
Kelan Phil Cohran - On The Beach

Thievery Corporation

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

The Soulsavers

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Smiths - I Know It's Over

Brennan Green

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

Gemma Ray

you shop for shoes?
The Velvelettes - Needle In A Haystack

Anna Kashfi

first record you remember
Culture Club - Karma Chameleon

N.A.S.A.

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Slayer - Raining Blood

Mirror Mirror

record you were looking for the longest
Jobriath - Creatures Of The Street

Alela Diane

a song to seduce you
Townes Van Zandt - I'll Be Here In The Morning

Sondre Lerche

you wake up?
Chet Baker - Do It The Hard Way

Magic Mike

your ultimate heartbreak song
James Ingram - Just Once

El-P

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Cage - Ballad Of Worms

The Late Greats

you go to a club?
Pavement

Memory Band

you make love?

Nothing. I think that's really cheesy, in ...

White Denim

you wake up?
Stevie Wonder - Happier Than The Morning Sun

Eagles Of Death Metal

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Captain Beefheart - Dropout Boogie

Cajun Dance Party

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

The Golden Filter

you make love?
Silver Apples - Lovefingers

Jazzanova

you smuggle diamonds?
Serge Gainsbourg - Melody

Marissa Nadler

you feel like 1982?

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

Kaos

you cook?
Peter Green - In The Skies

DJ Nature

record you were looking for the longest
Fashion - Fabrique

Division Of Laura Lee

you run naked through a cornfield?
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Zorba The Greek

Large Professor

5 favorite breaks
The Police - Voices Inside My Head

Anja Schneider

first record you remember
Sergei Prokofjev - Peter und der Wolf

GusGus

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

Tahiti 80

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

Headman

record you were looking for the longest

Now, it’s easy with the internet. Before ...

A Touch Of Class

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

Lexx

a song that reminds you of school
Depeche Mode - Everything Counts

Tridact

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
The Upsetters - Long Sentence

Jackpot

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Daft Punk - Alive

Matthew Dear

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Dog Days

DJ Touché

No. 1

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

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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

your sunday morning song
Anything by Marcos Valle

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Doe Paoro

your guilty pleasure song
Peter Cetera – Glory Of Love

+more

Valery Gore

you are window shopping?
Queen - I Want It All

+more

Sarah Jaffe

your liberation anthem
Phantogram - Don't Move

+more