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Michael Mayer

is co-founder and owner of Kompakt – the most crucial minimal empire of the world. Starting out as a mere record store in Cologne, then branching out as a record label, a distribution company and finally also being a party and artists agency. Mayer released records since 1999 – under his own name or together with Superpitcher as SuperMayer.

a song that reminds you of school
Paul Young - Come Back And Stay
your boozed up anthem
Roberto Blanco - Ein Bisschen Spass Muss Sein
a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
James Blunt - You're Beautiful
record you were looking for the longest
John Carpenter - They Live
a record you fell in love to
Madonna - Into The Groove
first record you remember
Roy Black, Alexandra & Ivan Rebroff - Vergissmeinnicht
the song to be played at your funeral

Ist mir egal. Ich habe dann schon mein Leben lang immer die Musik ausgewählt. Wenn ich tot bin, sollen das bitte andere übernehmen.

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Photon Inc - Generate Power
your ultimate heartbreak song
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman
a song that inspires you
Trio - Da Da Da
perfect anthem for Cologne
De Räuber - Denn wenn et Trömmelche jeht
best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang
your party anthem
Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
first record you bought
Dschingis Khan - Dschingis Khan
a song that reminds your friends of you
Laid Back - Bakerman
a song you would use as a ring-tone
Supermayer - Two Of Us

Ich wurde dazu gezwungen...

your sunday morning song
Richard Harris - MacArthur Park
best video clip you ever saw
Herbie Hancock - Rockit
a song you wish you'd written yourself
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Bill Adler

a record you fell in love to
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue

Soul Clap

perfect anthem for Boston
Aerosmith - Dream On

Ratatat

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Pavement - We Dance

Dynamite Deluxe

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

Defari

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

Architecture In Helsinki

best Beatles song
The Gaylads - Eleanor Rigby

The Shortwave Set

your ultimate heartbreak song
Razorlight - In The Morning

Smudo

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

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Prince - Sign O’ The Times

Tim Mälzer

a record you fell in love to
Soft Cell - Numbers

Tahiti 80

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Come Live With Me Angel

Ray Mang

you stay in bed?
Gwen Guthrie - Seventh Heaven

Radio 4

a record you fell in love to
Skunk - Hots On 4 Suzy

Headless Heroes

you surf the internet?
Herbie Hancock - Chameleon

Kaos

best video clip you ever saw
The Doors - Riders On The Storm

White Hinterland

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dirty Projectors - Thirsty And Miserable

DJ Touché


Top 10 Video Nasties that are worth seeing

The Emperor Machine

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Jilted John - Jilted John

Jackpot

you walk in the rain?

I don't walk in the rain and ...

The Bangles

you take a bubble bath?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Air

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

AM


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

VV Brown

you are in the sauna?
Finley Quaye - Sunday Shining

Pink Skull

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
LCD Soundsystem - Someone Great

Afrika Bambaataa

you sit in a plane?

Old and new RnB.

Kid Loco

you sit in a plane?
The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight

Jesse Lenat

you sit in a plane?

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

Pastor

you go to a club?
Armand Van Helden - U Don't Know Me

Bush Tetras

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Lennon - Imagine

Suzanne Vega

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

Morton Valence

you are on the tour bus?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - People Ain't No Good

Tony Carrasco

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any Duran Duran songs.

Final Fantasy

you wake up?
Pole 3

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

any day on the sea / waking up every ...

Jimi Jamison

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Elvis Presley - Adam And Evil

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Peanut Butter Wolf

best Marley Marl track
Marley Marl & MC Shan - Marley Scratch

Yoav

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elvis Costello - I Want You

Morgan Geist

you stay in bed?

Silence.

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite cartoon characters

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

Nick Chacona

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Metro - Rush Hour

Defend Moscow

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

Sarah Jaffe

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

Cazals

your party anthem
Ike & Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits

Rumer

a song that reminds you of school
Aretha Franklin - I Say A Little Prayer

Colder


Chronological Top 10 of the major and most ...

The Priscillas

invite these three persons for a weekend:

H: Keith Moon / Elvis Presley / Jack White

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite records
Talking Heads - Remain In Light

Charles Webster

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

Al McKay

you are on the tour bus?
Ronny Jordan

Beautiful Swimmers

you surf the internet?
Fat Joe & Big Pun - Twinz 98

The Loose Salute

a song you would send over the ocean
The Loose Salute - Ship On The Ocean

Andreya Triana

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lady Gaga - Poker Face

Black Devil Disco Club

you go to a club?
Sister Sledge

Alter Ego

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

Bronnt Industries Kapital

best concert you ever attended
Whitehouse

Lisbee Stainton

a song that reminds your friends of you
George Formby - When I'm Cleaning Windows

Simone White

a record you fell in love to
Massive Attack - Teardrop

Justine D

you stay in bed?
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless

Phenomenal Handclap Band

your sunday morning song
João Gilberto - Undiu

Marius Circus

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Snares - Black Sabbath

Stefan Goldmann

you go to a club?
Jeff Mills - Growth

Division Of Laura Lee

you feel like 1989?
Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies

Marc Romboy

you sit in the subway?
Tube & Berger - Gradeaus

Electric 6

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
DMX - Fame

Wooden Birds

your party anthem
The Hidden Cameras

Franz Nicolay

you take a bubble bath?
Sparks - Perfume

Zohra

you come home from the club?
Anne Clark - Sleeper in Metropolis

Marcus Bonfanti

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Hickox - Let Me Be Your Lover

George Duke

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

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

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

DJ Mehdi

perfect anthem for Paris
Sebastien Tellier - La Ritournelle

DJ Vadim

you wake up?
Q-Tip - Gettin Up

Phil Mison

your sunday morning song
Pat Metheny - A Map Of The World

Thievery Corporation

you go to a club?
Karminski Expierence - Explorations

Ewan Pearson

first record you remember
Sailor - A Glass Of Champagne

Broken Social Scene

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

repertory cinemas / pretty girls / the beat

Camille

you take a bubble bath?
Marilyn Monroe - Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friends

Zambri

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Chemical Brothers - Asleep From Day

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

the song to be played at your funeral
Chopin - Funeral March

Grizzly Bear

you surf the internet?

My entire itunes on shuffle.

ESG

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

Miss Platnum

you rob a bank?
Miss Platnum - I'm Broke

Sandro Perri

you go to a club?
S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time

Chris Coco

you prepare for an important date?
Lou Reed - Make Up

Tiago

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

Fabrizio Mammarella

your ultimate heartbreak song
Virgo Four - In A Vision

Lail Arad

you feel like 2000?
Macy Gray - I Try

Luke Solomon

you relax on a beach?
10cc - Dreadlock Holiday

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite records
Matmos - The Rose Has Teeth In The Mouth Of A Beast

Sumner Brothers

you sit in the subway?

We don’t have subways in Vancouver.

Whomadewho

5 favorite human inventions

TH: the Internet (for downloading porn) / Airplanes (flying ...

Padded Cell

you destroy a hotel room?
Kreeps - All I Wanna Do Is Break Some Hearts

Funkmasters

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

Sóley

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sinead O’Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Kool Keith

first record you remember
Heatwave - Ain't No Half Steppin'

Cosmin TRG

you sit by the river?
Gescom - Viral Rival (AE Remix)

Apiento

a song that reminds you of school
Jungle Brothers - Straight Out The Jungle

Ed Harcourt

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Gravediggaz - Defective Trip (Trippin')

Round Table Knights

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

Morpheus

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

Charlotte Hatherley

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Woolfy

first record you bought
Eazy E - Boyz In The Hood

Justus Köhncke

a song that reminds your friends of you
Imagination - Just An Illusion

Glen Johnson

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

Holger Czukay

you go to a club?

Geh ich zur Zeit nicht.

Editors

you are on the tour bus?
Adem - These Are Your Friends

Olafur Arnalds

best video clip you ever saw
Goldfrapp - Happiness

Tom Vek

5 favorite personal belongings

music collection / car / leather jacket / drum kit / godin ...

Jazzanova

perfect anthem for Berlin

Ich mag keine Hymnen für Grenzen.

Vetiver

your ultimate heartbreak song
Buffalo Springfield - Expecting To Fly

Trentemoller

you feel like 1982?
Kraftwerk - Computerwelt

Malachai

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - In Spite Of All The Danger

Midlake

your sunday morning song
Harry Nilsson - Me And My Arrow

Morningwood

a song you wish you'd written yourself
«Ave Maria»

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Alice Coltrane - Universal Consciousness

Whitehouse

best soundtrack ever
Cannibal Holocaust

Hacienda

first record you bought
The Beatles - Number 1's

Still Going

a record you fell in love to

E: Gotta wait for the movie to come ...

Yellowman

a song that reminds you of school
The Wailers - Love And Affection

Saint Etienne

you paint your apartment?
Dexys Midnight Runners - Let's Make This Precious

Gary Lucas

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walking In The Sand)

Coldplay

your boozed up anthem
Oasis - Rock 'n Roll Star

James Pants

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

James Yorkston

perfect anthem for Edinburgh
Billy McDonald - The Grimey City

Magic Arm

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

Sibrydion

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bill Withers - Lean On Me

Chuck D

you prepare for an important date?

Disco music before 1978.

Moving Units

a song that reminds you of school
Quiet Riot - Bang Your Head

Sven Väth

first record you bought
Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water

Trans Am

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Flipper

Lydia Lunch

you paint your apartment?
Geto Boys

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite things about Finland

Sauna / Mushrooms / Bears / Water / Air

Tiga

you are in a depressive mood?
Lucky Jim - Lesbia

Memory Band

you wake up?
Pharoah Sanders - Golden Lamp

Barn Owl

you work in the garden?
Jack Rose - Spirits In The House

Gary Numan

a record you fell in love to
Nine Inch Nails - Closer

David Rodigan

No. 8
The Clarendonians - Rudie Bam Bam

Chromatics

the song to be played at your funeral

A: I don’t know. I’ll have ...

Ora Cogan

you play a game of chess?
Pablo Casals - Suite No. 1 in G

Living Things

you go to a club?
Outkast - Bombs Over Baghdad

Max Essa

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

Social Disco Club

No. 3
Alice Smith - Love Endeavor (Maurice Fulton Remix)

Monday Michiru

best concert you ever attended
Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays

Terence Bernardo

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

Wolfmother

you are love sick?
Black Sabbath - NIB

Trevor Jackson

you are in a depressive mood?
Björk - Hyperballad

David Holmes

you are in a depressive mood?
Phil Spector

Horse Meat Disco

take these three books along:

I'm not an avid reader by any ...

Anna Kashfi

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Penguin Prison

a song you would send over the ocean
Weezer - Across The Sea

Senor Coconut

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

Mystery Jets

you go to a club?
Pixies - Debaser

Lindstrom

you prepare for an important date?
Prince - Crazy You

DJ Nature

your guilty pleasure song
Kenny Rogers - Ruby

Shitdisco

a record you fell in love to
Ace Of Base - All That She Wants

James Murphy

you sit in the subway?
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

Jacob Golden

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Jacques Renault

No. 3
Creedence Clearwater Revival - I Put A Spell On You

Junior Boys

your sunday morning song
Ave Maria

The Morning Benders

perfect anthem for Oakland

Some Hyphy shit I guess.

Richard Norris

you run naked through a cornfield?
Blue Pearl - Naked In The Rain

Jimmy Edgar

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

James Holden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Starkid - Crayons

In Flagranti

you sit in a plane?

I prefer to read a book in the ...

Ingrid Olava

best day of the week in the city?

Sundays. Hang around in the sun, visit an ...

Rainer Trüby

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Pieces Of A Dream - Warm Weather

Metronomy

perfect anthem for Nottingham
Nirvana

Cosmo Vitelli

start to learn these three things:

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

Johnossi

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

J: I kissed my girl good-bye at the ...

Jesper Dahlbäck

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Fläsk Privat». An underground porn movie from ...

DJ Kent

you wake up?
Little Tempo - Ron Riddim In Dub

Tridact

you wake up?
808 State - Lift

John Foxx

perfect anthem for London
Blakean English Visionary Pagan Uplift - Jerusalem

Manuel Tur

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Little Dragon - Twice

Bodies Of Water

your sunday morning song
«It Is Well With My Soul»

Nocturnes

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Maus

John Daly

take these three CDs/records with you:
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song that reminds your friends of you
Christophe - Les Mots Bleus

Interpol

you sit in a plane?
J Dilla - Geek Down

Ost & Kjex

you fall asleep?
Carcass - Reek Of Putrefaction

Pearly Gates

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

Bing Ji Ling

perfect anthem for New York
Odyssey - Native New Yorker

Bjorn Torske

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

Studio

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition

Irvine Welsh

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

Black Angels

you make love?
Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song that inspires you

Puh... so viel.

Nicole Willis

a song that reminds you of school
Josef K - Sorry For Laughing

Anja Schneider

first record you bought
Kraftwerk - Computerwelt

Tal Weiss

a song that reminds you of school
Blur - Girls And Boys

Seether

you are love sick?
Journey - Send Her My Love

A Mountain Of One

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Because

Renegade Soundwave

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Damian Marley - Welcome To Jamrock

Alela Diane

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

Michael Mayer

your sunday morning song
Richard Harris - MacArthur Park

Leon Ware

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

Joakim

you sit in the subway?
impLOG - Holland Tunnel Dive

Kathryn Williams

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She Said She Said

Audie Darling

favorite restaurant?

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

Toby Tobias

your ultimate heartbreak song
Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced

Apache Beat

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Simple Kid

you jog?
Slayer - South Of Heaven

The Invisible

you prepare for an important date?
Prince - Erotic City

DJ Nu-Mark

record you were looking for the longest
Soul II Soul - Fairplay

Magic Mike

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mass Productions - Turn Up The Music

Dominique Leone

your ultimate heartbreak song
Paul McCartney - Junk

Gwyneth Herbert

you drive a car late at night?
Tom Waits - Grapefruit Moon

Fan Death

the song to be played at your funeral
Gary Glitter - Hello! Hello! I'm Back Again

Van She

5 favorite remixes
Plump DJs - Electric Disco (D. Ramirez Remix)

Doe Paoro

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

Adonis

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

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you go to a club?

I like to watch shows and then I ...

Vashti Bunyan

get these three pets:

I have no animals around me at the ...

Nils Frahm

you go to a club?
Arthur Russell - Arm Around You

Telepopmusik

a song that reminds you of school
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

Our Broken Garden

you go to a club?
Fleetwood Mac - What Makes You Think You're The One

Soft Rocks

you relax on a beach?
Gilberto Gil - Toda Menina Bahiana

Blow Monkeys

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

Theo Parrish

perfect anthem for Chicago
James Brown - Body Heat

Kevin Saunderson

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Transformers». Most of that footage was shot in ...

Faust

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

Cosmo

5 favorite cartoon characters

Lisa Simpson / Blue Cow / Peggy from King of ...

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
Donny Hathaway & Quincy Jones - Come Back Charleston Bl...

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you prepare for an important date?
Beck - Milk And Honey

Mr Scruff

you sit in a plane?
Silver Convention - Fly Robin Fly

Azari & III

No. 2
Jennifer Warnes & Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of ...

Max Tundra

you feel like 1982?
Paul Piacentini - Out Of My Box

Angel Deradoorian

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Short Circuit

Moonboots

best concert you ever attended
The Penguin Café Orchestra

Young Knives

take these three CDs/records with you:
Frank Black - Teenager Of The Year

Unconventional Science

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

Race Horses

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Ian Pooley

you ride a bicycle?
Supergrass - Going Out

Peter, Bjorn & John

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

Bob Power

first record you remember
Happy Birthday

Drugstore

you sit by the river?

I do. I live next to the river ...

Slove

you go fishing?
Bobby Vinton - Blue On Blue

Loane

first record you remember
Rare Bird - Somebody's Watching

Jakob der Lügner

you work in the garden?

«S’hett grägnet i de Bergä... mer ...

Kelli Ali

you sit in a plane?
Sufjan Stevens - Come On! Feel The Illinoise!

Brasstronaut

you meet your parents?
Brasstronaut - Hand Behind

Odawas

the song to be played at your funeral
Joni Mitchell - Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Jonathan Wilson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dennis Wilson - Pacific Ocean Blue

Dego

you sit in the subway?
Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus (LP)

Fanfarlo

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Norwegian Wood

Ashley Beedle

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Mavis Staples

first record you bought
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

Spinto Band

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Buena Vista Social Club - Pueblo Nuevo

Chrome Hoof

best concert you ever attended
Raw Poo

Micah P. Hinson

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite personal tragedies

I / cry / a / sad / tear

Au Revoir Simone

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

Kissey Asplund

you wake up?
Nino Oliviero - Una Moglie Americana

New Young Pony Club

you are in a depressive mood?
Sufjan Stevens

Marissa Nadler

you are love sick?
The Band - Lonesome Suzie

Shawn Lee

record you were looking for the longest

I'm still looking for it!

Ilija Rudman

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

Pacifika

5 favorite animals

the bean / indie / the owl outiside our window ...

Alex Smoke

you go to a club?
Underground Resistance - Hi Tech Funk

Matthew Dear

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
John Prine - Great Compromise

Clare & The Reasons

you drive a car late at night?
Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine

Andy Gill

your boozed up anthem
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

Barbara Carlotti

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Paul Simon - Flowers Never Bend With The Rainfall

Xiu Xiu

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

crime / prostition / drugs

Peter Broderick

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

US3

best Beatles song
The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road

Swahili Blonde

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

Syd Matters

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

Howling Bells

you go to a club?
Uffie - Hot Chick

Fol Chen

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Innocence Mission - Keeping Awake

Turzi

first record you bought
Sonic Youth - Dirty

Luca C & Brigante

you wake up?
Burt Bacharach - Are You There (With Another Girl)

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

Shakespeares Sister

you take a bubble bath?
This Mortal Coil - Song To The Siren

Pepe Bradock

first record you remember
Jimi Hendrix - Axis: Bold As Love

N.A.S.A.

the song to be played at your funeral
Yazoo - Don't Go

Dollboy

best concert you ever attended
Marianne Faithful

Hatcham Social

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beach Boys - Here Today

José James

you sit in the subway?
J Dilla

Rich Medina

you sit in the subway?
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

DJ Hell

you run naked through a cornfield?
Enya - Orinoco Flow

Captain Sensible

take these three books along:

Martin Strong: «The Great Psychedelic Discography» / Charles Darwin ...

Whirlwind Heat

you wake up?
Yes - Time And A Word

Brennan Green

you make love?

Screams of exctacy from my lover. This is ...

The Bees

you are love sick?
Nico - These Days

Lhasa

perfect anthem for Montreal
Lhasa - Anyone And Everyone

Meret Becker

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing

Karl Culley

your party anthem
PFM - Danny's Song

Hannah Cohen

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Al Green - The Best Of

Devendra Banhart

you drive a car late at night?
White Magic - Through The Sun Door

Efterklang

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Piano Magic - Writers Without Homes

Hot Chip

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

Brian Jackson

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Someday My Prince Will Come

Howe Gelb

take these three games along:

Texas Hold Em / Tahoe Hold Em / Omaha

Paul Frick

you play a game of chess?
Thelonious Monk - Everything

Droog

you are in a depressive mood?
James Taylor - Fire And Rain

Mirror Mirror

you feel like 1982?
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Into The Light

The Diaphanoids

you feel like 1982?

Nu electro shit... too many artists and labels ...

Tindersticks

your party anthem
Chic - Good Times

Nicky Siano

first record you bought

Probably a Montivani album to test my sound ...

Trusme

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

Woodpigeon

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Ryan Doyle - I Used To Write Poetry For An Englishman

Emma Tricca

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
John & Beverly Martyn - Stormbringer (LP)

Chris & Cosey

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Pink Floyd - Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

Wordsworth

the song to be played at your funeral
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis

Dennis Kane

your guilty pleasure song
Barbra Streisand - Never Give Up

Bosque Brown

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Boots Of Spanish Leather

Bit-tuner

take these three tools with you:

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

Mooner

No. 3
Vangelis - See You Later

The Golden Filter

you run from the cops?
Cheap Trick - Dream Police

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite things that make you sexy

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

David Morales

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Prodigy - Firestarter

The Late Greats

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

Yacht

No. 10
LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver

Travis

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
AC/DC - Back In Black

First Aid Kit

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Bright Eyes - No One Would Riot For Less

The Earlies

a record you fell in love to
The Fall - Slates & Slags

2raumwohnung

get these three TV channels by satellite:

Arte / Discovery Channel / Kinderkanal

Lopazz

you make love?

Ein DJ-Set von ND_Baumecker, denn das ist Liebe ...

Bebel Gilberto

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Jackson - This Is It

Dillon

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

Ame

you feel lonely?
Arthur Russell - World Of Echo

Joan As Police Woman

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Public Enemy - Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos

Chris Carrier

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Rats / empty dancefloor / spooky hotel

Chromeo

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

Newton Faulkner

No. 2
Kings Of Leon - Because Of The Times

Riccio

which song fits the city the best?
Lucio Dalla - Piazza Grande

Pyrolator

5 favorite instruments

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

Large Professor

5 favorite rap tunes
Spoonie Gee - Spoonin Rap

Kool & The Gang

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Bobby Lewis - Tossin' And Turnin'

Howlin' Rain

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Dig A Pony/ I Got A Feeling

Good Shoes

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

Candi Staton

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

David Pajo

take these three CDs/records with you:
ZZ Top - Eliminator

Frank Black

start to learn these three things:

photography (we’ll need a creative outlet.) / ancient ...

Luke Haines

5 favorite personal victories

Agincourt / Tobruk / Saigon / Culluden / Falkland Islands

Mugison

5 favorite books

«Tabula Rasa» by Sigurður Gudmundsson / «The Little ...

Ronny & Renzo

you wake up?

Nicolas: Environmental sounds are just fine.

Duke Special

your party anthem
Deee-Lite - Groove Is In The Heart

Anne Clark

you wake up?
Tim Buckley - Happy Time

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Can - Ege Bamyasi

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
Lalo Schifrin - Dirty Harry

Eagles Of Death Metal

you meet your parents?
Parliament

Michael Reinboth

you camp in the desert?
Fela Kuti

Neon Heights

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

Horace Andy

you relax on a beach?

I have not done that in years.

Future Beat Alliance

record you were looking for the longest
X Marks The Pedwalk - Solitude

Constance Amiot

a song that reminds your friends of you
Simon & Garfunkel - Homeward Bound

Kid Koala

you are on the tour bus?
Willie Nelson - On The Road Again

Georg Levin

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Prince - If I Was Your Girlfriend

Boom Bip

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Michael Jackson - Human Nature

Kris Menace

first record you remember
Imagination - Just An Illusion

Wally Badarou

your party anthem
James Brown - There Was A Time

Mark Archer

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

Hugh Herrera

your liberation anthem
D-Train - Keep On

Kasper Bjorke

best concert you ever attended
The Cure

El-P

first record you remember
a Muppet Show record

Dollskabeat

5 favorite records
Joan Armatrading - Joan Armatrading

Osborne

your boozed up anthem
Nazareth - Love Hurts

Steve Mason

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

Kissogram

you drive a car late at night?
Nagat El-Saghira - Ana Bashak El-Bahr

Chateau Flight

the song to be played at your funeral
The Kaddich

Mungolian Jetset

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

Matmos

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Faithways International Presents: The Sound of North Am...

Polly Scattergood

start to learn these three things:

how to be alone / how to cook / how ...

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite personal tragedies

there are too many and they are too ...

Daniel Wang

perfect anthem for Berlin
Hildegard Knef - Ich seh die Welt durch deine Augen

Sebastien Tellier

record you were looking for the longest

My first record. AH AH AH!

Dan Michaelson

a record you fell in love to

I felt too confused to listen to music.

Little Dragon

5 favorite cities

Gothenburg / Tokyo / Sevilla / Kampala / Alingsås

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite sports team?

I hate sports.

Omar

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Matthew Herbert

get these three pets:

a blue whale / a killer whale / a humpback ...

Justice

5 favorite books

Windsor McKay: «Little Nemo» / Hajime Sorayama: «Sexy Robot ...

Port O'Brien

you eat a pizza?
Personal & The Pizzas - I Don't Wanna Be No Personal Pi...

Sandi Thom

a song that reminds you of school
Guns n' Roses - Civil War

Ian Hart

first record you bought
Elvis Costello - Armed Forces

When Saints Go Machine

you jog?
Nisennenmondai - Appointment

Chelonis R. Jones

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Specials - Ghost Town

J Rawls

5 favorite personal victories

getting my degree / completing my teaching certificate / my ...

My Bee's Garden

first video clip you remember?
Björk - Human Behaviour

Heidi Happy

you meet your parents?

Sonntags immer klassische Musik, die mich meistens nerv ...

The Fray

favorite sports team?

The Denver Broncos.

Seelenluft

perfect anthem for Zurich

Müsste noch geschrieben werden.

Explosions In The Sky

you are stoned?
Digable Planets - Black Ego

Circlesquare

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

Erobique

you cook?

Ich singe meistens: «Wir haben Hunger, Hunger, Hunger...»

Kon & Amir

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Showbiz & AG - Next Level (Primo RMX)

Cornelius

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

Leo Zero

best Beatles song
The Beatles - You've Got To Hide Your Love

Kurt Maloo

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

Cajun Dance Party

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - Another Day Full Of Dread

Prince Language

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Mr. Fingers - Can You Feel It

Fiona Daniel

you make love?
Nina Kinerts - Pets & Friends

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Natürlich den aktuellen Top Hit aus den ...

Cypress Hill

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Busta Rhymes - It's A Party

KT Tunstall

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Meters - Just Kissed My Baby

Erol Alkan

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

White Denim

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tom Waits - What's He Building In There?

Beverley Knight

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

Bettye Lavette

best Billie Holiday song
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Shine 2009

you come home from the club?
PM Dawn - Paper Doll

Aaron Wright

first record you bought
Bon Jovi - These Days

The Miserable Rich

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

Rod Thomas

perfect anthem for London
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World

My Morning Jacket

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Bread - Make It With You

The Chap

5 favorite magazines

Trucking / The Chap / Giant Robot / Computer Music / My ...

Natalie Tusia Beridze

where was your first flat?

My family house, where I was born and ...

The Ones

first record you bought
Cerrone - Supernature

Brothers Of End

you sit in a plane?
Queens Of The Stone Age - The Lost Art Of Keeping A Sec...

Holy Ghost!

you sit in a plane?
Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees

Al Kent

first record you bought
The Specials - Gangsters

The Project Club

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Sil - Windows (Detroit Mix)

Heidi

you run naked through a cornfield?
Joni Mitchell - Little Green

John Klemmer

you paint your apartment?

I hire people to paint etc. So I ...

The Revenge

perfect anthem for Glasgow
The Blue Nile - Tinsel Town In The Rain

Baikonour

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Crosby - Laughing

Kathy Zimmer

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

Fingerpicked

No. 3
Clock Opera - Let Go The Lifeboats (Moshi Moshi, 2011)

Modeselektor

5 favorite bands you know personally

Motorhead / Radiohead / Blonde Redhead / Metallica / Rolling Stones

We Are Wolves

take these three games along:

Q-Bert / Frisbee / 3-D glasses

Lovefingers

you destroy a hotel room?
Wire - Pink Flag

Valery Gore

you are love sick?
Blonde Redhead - My Impure Hair

Comanechi

you run from the cops?
Beastie Boys - Aglio E Olio

Gilles Peterson

you sit in a plane?
UFO - United Future Airlines

Gravenhurst

you prepare a candle light dinner?
R.E.M. - Fables Of The Reconstruction

Melanie C

a record you fell in love to
Prodigy - Firestarter

Daddy-O

record you were looking for the longest
Blue Magic Live Album

The Hidden Cameras

your sunday morning song
Michael Rother - Silberstreif

Mark E.

you are love sick?
Nick Berry - Every Loser Wins

Chikinki

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Coltrane - My Favorite Things

A Touch Of Class

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven

Casual

you are in a depressive mood?
2Pac

Quiet Village

you go to a club?
Faze Action - Spark

Annie

you wake up?
The Salsoul Orchestra - Nice 'N' Nasty (LP)

Linda Lewis

a record you fell in love to
Aretha Franklin - Respect

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you stay in bed?
Rondo - Margarita

Glimpse

5 favorite drinks

Single Malt Whisky / Saki / Port / Expresso Martini / Dr ...

Todd Terje

the song to be played at your funeral
Arbeid Adelt - Death Disco

Tracey Thorn

your ultimate heartbreak song
Culture Club - Victims

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite bands you know personally

mein erstes Transistor-Radio, das ich mir ans Fahrrad ...

Empire Of The Sun

you are love sick?
Carole King - So Far Away

The Soulsavers

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

Jay Jay Johanson

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Daft Punk - Aerodynamite

CALLmeKAT

favorite sound in the city?

Rain on the roof. Alltime favourite sound! Here ...

Jesh

No. 6
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds

Oyvind Morken

your guilty pleasure song
Snap! - The Power

Mark Richardson

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

Richard Hawley

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t drive which is a good ...

Pilooski

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Lefte Banke - Dark Is The Bark

Kinski

the song to be played at your funeral
Teenage Fanclub - Neil Jung

Lotte Kestner

the perfect anthem for Seattle

Something by Pearl Jam. Eddie has a sweet ...

Thieves Like Us

you sit in a plane?

I don’t have an iPod.

Karl Bartos

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Musik, die mich wirklich ärgert und stört ...

Yuck

you miss London?
Male Bonding - Year's Not Long

Sons And Daughters

you play lego?
Pixies - Brick is Red

Martin Rev

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Well, anything would work where I live. That ...

Wolf People

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dungen - Ta Det Lugnt

Erik Truffaz

you make breakfast?

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

Birdy Nam Nam

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

Skull Defekts

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

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Catherine Wheel - Chrome

Ralphi Rosario

perfect anthem for Chicago
Debbie Jacobs - Don't You Want My Love

Dinky

5 favorite remixes
Chica And The Folder - Soufflé (Sonja Moonear Dans Ma C...

Bill Callahan

first record you remember
Popeye and Brutus Sing Sea Shanties

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite instruments

Ableton Live / Piano / Rhodes / Gitarre / Saxophon

!!!

a song that reminds you of school
Sonic Youth - 100%

No Age

you sit in the subway?

We are from LA, we don't sit ...

Max Romeo

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

Architeq

you sit in a plane?
Arcade Lovers - Fantasy Lines

Gossip

you feel like 1982?
Malaria! - Your Turn To Run

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I Love You... that’s a difficult one!

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Yo! MTV Raps theme music

Orishas

you drive a car late at night?
Jose Feliciano

Alexander Robotnick

you relax on a beach?
Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me

Dwele

a song that reminds your friends of you
Dwele - Find A Way

Everything Everything

you relax on a beach?
Uncouth Koala - Little Englander (Big Mouth)

Terry Lynn

favorite building?

Island Life Plaza Shopping Centre. Very abstract building ...

The Good Natured

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

I don’t live in a city, I ...

Bottin

No. 9

Palermo PMO. I don’t even wanna discuss ...

Love Inks

your sunday morning song

There's a great reggae show on the ...

Wall-E

you stay in bed?
The Beach Boys - Shut Down

Treefight For Sunlight

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

Sam Amidon

5 favorite movies

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

Panico

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Budgie (Siouxie’s drummer) / Genesis P. Orridge / Me ...

Beppe Loda

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

Ben Watt

you walk in the rain?
The Blue Nile - Hats

Hannah Scott

your boozed up anthem
Arcade Fire - Keep The Car Running

Scout Niblett

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

There's not one constant song... but if ...

We Are Scientists

5 favorite bands you know personally

Editors / Bishop Allen / Roland Shanks / Foreign Born / The ...

Ada

learn these three songs by heart:
Freddy Quinn - Heimweh

Bobbito Garcia

you read a book?

I can’t hear music when I read ...

Emmy The Great

your liberation anthem

I’ve never been opressed!

Bill Brewster

you pretend to be married?
Prince - Let's Pretend We're Married

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite personal victories

making my first album and having it come ...

Headman

a record you fell in love to
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Wooden Shjips

you feel like 1982?
J. Geils Band - Centerfold

Kinky

you stay in bed?
My Bloody Valentine - Only Shallow

The Jackets

a record you fell in love to
The Gun Club - The Las Vegas Story

Alan Oldham


Comics that inspired me (in no particular order)

Alexandra Hope

you are love sick?
Beach House - Used To Be

Invisible Conga People

you go to a club?
Flying Rhythms - Doragon Balls

Bomb The Bass

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

Plum

take these three DVDs along:

«Old Boy». To remind me that life is ...

These New Puritans

you drive a car late at night?
David Bowie - We Prick You

Mélissa Laveaux

your sunday morning song
Céu - Cangote

Bloc Party

you relax on a beach?
Alfie - People

Alva Noto

you prepare for an important date?
Madonna - Candy Shop

Mugwump

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

Million Stylez

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

Probably the job as being the prime minister ...

Jill Jones

you prepare for an important date?
Bat For Lashes - Horse And I

Stratus

a record you fell in love to
Arthur Russell - A Little Lost

Soul Mekanik

you sit by a camp fire?
Caribou - Sun

Rebelski

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Pocket Calculator

Peter Kruder

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pharoah Sanders feat. Phyllis Hyman - As You Are

Lucky Soul

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Rutles - Ouch

Robin Saville

you are love sick?
Isan - Dilly

Sharon van Etten

you want to disturb your neighbours?
PJ Harvey - Rid Of Me

Nedry

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Back In The USSR

Stephan Remmler

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

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite authors

Louis de Dernieres / Joan Brady / Herbert Whone / Greg ...

Glass Candy

best soundtrack ever
John Carpenter - Escape From New York

Caron Wheeler

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Faith Evans - Love Like This Before

Tha 4orce

your sunday morning song
The Commodores - Easy

Tanya Stephens

you ride a bicycle?
Johnny P - Bike Back

Kalabrese

the song to be played at your funeral
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here

Tim Sweeney

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

Caribou

a record you fell in love to
Lilys - Ginger

Lucky Luke

first record you remember
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Julia Franck

take these three DVDs along:

oh, DVDs kämen auf eine einsame Insel ...

Rocko Schamoni

best day of the week in the city?

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

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite instruments

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

Coyote

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Beck - Sea Change

Anni Rossi

5 favorite cartoon characters

Betty Boop / Animaniacs / Dr. Katz / The Little Mermaid ...

Lloyd Cole

a song that reminds your friends of you

I don’t know.

Mouse On Mars

get these three pets:

Papagei (Klassiker) / Äffchen / Walfisch

M.A.N.D.Y.

you wake up?
Beck - We Live Again

Prefuse 73

you take a bubble bath?
Nina Simone

King Britt

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

Psychic Ills

you come home from the club?
Roy Orbison - In Dreams

Ricardo Villalobos

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

Telephones

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Shugo Tokumaru - Parachute

Belle & Sebastian

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Lexx

you ride a bicycle?
New Order - Temptation

Gemma Ray

5 favorite cartoon characters

Spongebob Squarepants / Family Guy / American Das / Moomins / The ...

Art Brut

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

Fujiya & Miyagi

a record you fell in love to
Pavement - Slanted And Enchanted

The Rayographs

first record you bought
Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now

Heavy

you play ping-pong?
ESG - Dance

Gnod

your sunday morning song
Cunts With Roses - Shit & Shine

GusGus

you wake up?
Des'ree - Kissing You

Molly Wagger

you relax on a beach?
Telepopmusik - Breathe

A Guy Called Gerald

the song to be played at your funeral

I’m working on it.

Ilya Santana

perfect anthem for Las Palmas

A cosmic disco party on the beach of ...

C. Gibbs

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Joy Division

Sondre Lerche

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

DJ Cherrystones

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Popol Vuh - In Den Garten Pharaos

Marit Bergman

favorite sports team?

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

Zwicker

you take a bubble bath?
Grace Jones - Private Life

Windsurf

the song to be played at your funeral
Brian Bennett - Solstice

Oneida

you prepare for an important date?
AC/DC

Minus 8

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

Little Jackie

a record you fell in love to
The Beatles

Datarock

you wake up?
Talking Heads - Don’t Worry About The Government

Munk

you prepare for an important date?
Böhse Onkelz

Mechanical Bride

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

Boozoo Bajou

No. 3
Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil

Dani Siciliano

first record you remember
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Ballet From Swan Lake
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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 sunday morning song
Anything by Marcos Valle

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Doe Paoro

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

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Valery Gore

you sit in the subway?
Bibio - Wake Up!

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Sarah Jaffe

a song to seduce you
The Weeknd - The Morning

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