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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

Horse Meat Disco

take these three CDs/records with you:

The 3 hour mix from Daniele Baldelli's ...

Molly Wagger

you are love sick?
Beach House - Used To Be

Constance Amiot

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

Trevor Jackson

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

Martin Rev

you wake up?

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

The Bangles

you go to a club?
Small Faces

Erik Truffaz

you go to a club?
Amy Winehouse

David Rodigan

No. 14
Dennis Brown - Here I Come

Newton Faulkner

first record you bought
Pearl Jam- Ten

Cage The Elephant

you are love sick?
My Morning Jacket - Hopefully

Sandi Thom

you camp in the desert?
Queen - Another One Bites The Dust

Richard Hawley

5 favorite personal victories

Getting up for the next 5 days to ...

Unconventional Science

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

Neon Heights

you fall asleep?
Sonic Youth - Flowers

Dillon

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

Colder

No. 1
Gyorgy Ligeti - Lux Aeterna

Black Angels

first record you bought
The Doors - The Doors

Glass Candy

learn these three songs by heart:
2Pac - Str8 Ballin’

Marcus Bonfanti

your guilty pleasure song
Extreme - More Than Words

Max Tundra

a song that reminds your friends of you
Frank Zappa - Echidna's Arf (Of You)

Morningwood

you prepare for an important date?
Question Mark & The Mysterians - 96 Tears

Kasper Bjorke

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

Prince Language

the song to be played at your funeral
King Tubby - Release The Dub

Captain Sensible

you sit in a plane?
Jean-Luc Ponty - Imaginary Voyage

Ada

5 favorite personal victories

Auto / Kamera / Bett / Waschmaschine / Kühlschrank

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite bands you know personally

Nudist Priest / Third Grade Teacher / Morcheeba / Map of ...

Mr Scruff

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Mighty Diamonds - Country Living

Marit Bergman


Stockholm

I moved from Stockholm to New York ...

Chris & Cosey

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

Efterklang

first record you bought
Nirvana - Nevermind

Dominique Leone

take these three CDs/records with you:
Glenn Gould - Johann Sebastian Bach’s Well-Tempered Cla...

Casual

you make love?

To the windows, to the walls!!

King Britt

a song that reminds you of school
James Brown - It's A Man's World

Woodpigeon

you go to a club?
Frida Hyvönen - Scandinavian Blonde

Holger Czukay

you relax on a beach?

Musik am Strand ist DER Grund um nicht ...

White Hinterland

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Beyoncé - Crazy In Love

Droog

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

Shitdisco

the song to be played at your funeral
Shitdisco - Disco Blood

Windsurf

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Alice Coltrane - Hare Krishna

Daniel Wang

best Stevie Wonder song
Sergio Mendes - The Real Thing

Luke Haines

5 favorite cartoon characters

I don’t watch or read cartoons. I ...

Sondre Lerche

you go to a club?
Justin Timberlake - Seniorita

Lo Fat Orchestra

the song to be played at your funeral
Kommando Sonnenmilch - Es gibt keinen Weihnachtsmann

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t want to waste the space ...

Midlake

first record you bought
Rush - Permanent Waves

Brian Jackson

your liberation anthem
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - Prayer For Everybody ...

Hot Chip

you drive a car late at night?
Grovesnor - Drive Your Car

Kurt Maloo

perfect anthem for Zurich
Taxi - Campari Soda

Shawn Lee

first record you bought
Isaac Hayes - The Shaft Soundtrack

Leon Ware

your liberation anthem
Marvin Gaye - Turn On Some Music

Max Romeo

a record you fell in love to
Elvis Presley - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

White Denim

a record you fell in love to
Radiohead - OK Computer

Tim Sweeney

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Who - Heinz Baked Beans

Dego

you wake up?
Underground Resistance - The Final Frontier

Coyote

you prepare for an important date?

Ampo: Me too.

Parlour

a song you wish you'd written yourself
ABBA - Chess

Howlin' Rain

your party anthem
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.

CALLmeKAT

favorite club?

I’m no big club-goer. Daniel Fridell (whom ...

The Shortwave Set

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

I like to think this is a song ...

J Rawls

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Smif-N-Wessun - Bucktown

Pepe Bradock

you wake up?
J Dilla - Love

David Pajo

start to learn these three things:

pricing adjustable rate mortage loan contracts / how to ...

Kinky

5 favorite restaurants

Matsuhisa, Los Angeles / Contramar, Mexico City / Genghis Cohen ...

Electric 6

you sit in a plane?
Cat Power - Moon Pix

Malachai

5 favorite records
Homeboy Sandman - Lightning Bolt, Lightning Rod

Lisbee Stainton

best concert you ever attended
Annie Lennox

Trusme

a record you fell in love to
David Gray - A Century Ends

Seelenluft

a song that inspires you
Johnny Cash - Solitary Man

Defend Moscow

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sigur Rós - ()

Horace Andy

you run naked through a cornfield?

I would never do that.

Bjorn Torske

you cook?
Snakefinger's Vestal Virgins - Night of Desirable Objec...

Cortney Tidwell

No. 10
Sebadoh - Harmacy

Fingerpicked

No. 5
J.J. Cale - Let's Go To Tahiti (Island, 1979)

Empire Of The Sun

you run naked through a cornfield?
John Lennon - Watching The Wheels

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Alternative TV - Action Time Vision

Whirlwind Heat

your ultimate heartbreak song
Beck - Guess I'm Doing Fine

Richard Norris

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

Bomb The Bass

a song that reminds you of school
Madness - One Step Beyond

Morpheus

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jacques Brel - Au Suivant

Eagles Of Death Metal

you are love sick?
The Stooges - Shake Appeal

Cosmin TRG

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

Smoke-filled bar / Smoke-filled basement / Sun rising above the ...

Irvine Welsh

a record you fell in love to
Culture Club - Karma Chameleon

N.A.S.A.

you feel like 1982?
The Human League - Don't You Want Me

Terence Bernardo

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Dylan - If You See Her, Say Hello

Kelli Ali

you read a book?
Suicide - Ghost Rider

Luke Solomon

you wake up?
Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah

Sandro Perri

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

Panico

No. 1
Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes

Chateau Flight

record you were looking for the longest

I’m excited by so many records, I ...

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite personal tragedies

Sag ich nicht.

Trentemoller

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

Minus 8

you go to a club?
Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy

Gary Numan

your party anthem
Rammstein - Sonne

Lopazz

you wake up?
Whitesnake - Bad Boys

Nicky Siano

you relax on a beach?

To the radio, trying to hear what commercial ...

Bill Brewster

you eat a cucumber?
Buzz Clifford - Hawg Frog

Apache Beat

the song to be played at your funeral
Brian Eno - Spider And I

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Binary - Betablocker

Glen Johnson

best concert you ever attended
Fugazi

Lhasa

a song to seduce you
Al Green - Here I Am

Wolf People

a song that reminds you of school
Public Enemy - Sophisticated Bitch

Shakespeares Sister

you wake up?
Edwin Hawkins Singers - Oh Happy Day

Bottin

first record you bought
Duran Duran - Arena

Jacques Renault


Top 15 favourite songs of all time

Robin Saville

you sit in the subway?
Ezekiel Honig - Concrete & Plastic

James Murphy

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

Interpol

you meet your parents?
Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

Vashti Bunyan

start to learn these three things:

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

Andreya Triana

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

Ilija Rudman

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Fame

Steve Mason

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody

Xiu Xiu

take these three CDs/records with you:

a complete box set of islamic music / a ...

Peter Broderick

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Arvo Pärt - Für Alina

Wooden Shjips

you sit in a plane?
Judee Sill - Enchanted Sky Machines

No Age

you eat a cucumber?
Mika Miko - Business Cats

A Touch Of Class

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

Andy Gill

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I compose my own.

Dave Clarke

you go to a club?

Nothing, just silence.

The Miserable Rich

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
AC/DC - Thunderstruck

Jacob Golden

perfect anthem for Portland
The Battle Of Land And Sea - The Beautiful Ones

Marc Romboy

you meet your parents?
Oasis

We Are Scientists

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I could never do such a thing. If ...

Leo Zero

your party anthem
D'llegance - Chanson D'llegance (Disconet Remix)

Barn Owl

you sit in the subway?
GAS - Nah Und Fern

Nick Chacona

a song that reminds you of school
The Fugees - Ready Or Not

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
KRS-One - Hip Hop Lives

Cornelius

you repair a synthesizer?
Raymond Scott

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things to be afraid of

spiders / heights / flying / hospitals / dentists

Spinto Band

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Oh! You Pretty Things

Funkmasters

a song that reminds you of school
Chuck Berry - Hail Hail Rock & Roll

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite drinks

Coffee / Coffee / Coffee / Coffee / Coffee

Tahiti 80

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

Alter Ego

first record you bought
Sailor - Girls, Girls, Girls

Coldplay

perfect anthem for London
When The Saints Go Marching In

Bob Power

first record you remember
Happy Birthday

Luca C & Brigante

you ride a bicycle?
Pink Floyd - Bike

Whomadewho

you feel like 1988?
Led Zeppelin

Higamos Hogamos

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The The - Giant

Meret Becker

a record you fell in love to
Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

Johnossi

favorite place to shag?

J: In my bed. Or... let’s say ...

Lotte Kestner

a song that reminds you of school
Tori Amos - Winter

Air

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - The Head On The Door

Heidi

you are in a depressive mood?
Aretha Franklin

Clare & The Reasons

record you were looking for the longest

Sadly, in this day and age, you can ...

Lydia Lunch

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

Bush Tetras

record you were looking for the longest
The Stranglers - Golden Brown

Slove

you ride a bicycle?
The Velvet Underground & Nico

Daddy-O

you prepare for an important date?
Mystikal - Beware

Jazzanova

you are on a football field?
A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It?

Whitehouse

best David Bowie song

I was a Marc Bolan kid, remember?

2raumwohnung

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

Bars / Clubs / Gallerien

Georg Levin

you go to a club?
Metro Area - Miura

Jonathan Wilson

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Benji Hughes - Girl In The Tower

Nocturnes

a song that reminds you of school
Angelo Badalamenti - High School Swing

Alva Noto

you eat a cucumber?
Ø - Mugwumb

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you sit in a plane?

I try to watch «Northern Exposure» because I ...

Belle & Sebastian

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

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

your ultimate heartbreak song
Patsy Cline - She’s Got You

James Holden

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Telepopmusik

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Telepopmusik - Genetic World

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite things that make you sexy

mein Smoking und meine Schlafanzüge.

Thieves Like Us

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

Art Brut

first record you remember
Bob Dylan - Baby, Stop Crying

Race Horses

perfect anthem for Cardiff
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Iechyd Da

Ian Hart

a song that reminds your friends of you
R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts

Emmy The Great

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Arab Strap

Kaos

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?

Bad ass Techno. Weil Techno deep ist, wenn ...

Matmos

you sit in the subway?
Morton Subotnick - Silver Apples Of The Moon

Miss Platnum

you remember the good old days?
Whitney Houston

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite human inventions

Music / Language / Photography / Aviation / The internet

ESG

you are love sick?
Janet Jackson - I Get So Lonely

Division Of Laura Lee

you wake up?
The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On

Baikonour

best concert you ever attended
Boredoms

Sven Väth

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yesterday

Kid Loco

you drive a car late at night?
Lee Dorsey - Ride Your Poney

Comanechi

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

Karl Culley

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Cat Stevens - Teaser And The Firecat

Jesse Lenat

you eat a cucumber?

Nothing. I’d like to listen to the ...

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite fruits

Mango / Orange / Watermelon / Apple / Peach

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Holger Czukay - Cool In The Pool

Jackpot

you go to a club?
Liaisons Dangereuses - Los Ninos de la Parque

The Jackets

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

Soul Mekanik

you sit by a camp fire?
Caribou - Sun

M.A.N.D.Y.

you cook?
Justin Timberlake - Senorita

Final Fantasy

a song that reminds you of school
INXS - Kick

Ben Watt

you are love sick?
Stevie Wonder - Think Of Me As Your Soldier

Magic Arm

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
16bit - Chainsaw Calligraphy

Lexx

you sit in the subway?
UNKLE ft. Ian Brown - Be There

Erobique

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Joseph Haydn - Die Symphonie mit dem Paukenschlag

The Good Natured

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Vogue / NME / The Sunday Times. I read none ...

Bettye Lavette

first record you remember
Art Gentry - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy

Quiet Village

you make love?
The Mystic Moods Orchestra

Radio 4

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

Architeq

you stay in bed?
Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda

Matthew Dear

take these three books along:

Philip K. Dick: «Flow My Tears, the Police ...

Thievery Corporation

you prepare for an important date?
Snowboy - There's Nothing Like This

Social Disco Club

No. 2
Inner Life - Make It Last Forever (Larry Levan 12" Remi...

Dinky

5 favorite cities

Berlin. I’m so lucky to live here ...

Ricardo Villalobos

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Polly Scattergood

start to learn these three things:

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

Gravenhurst

you stay in bed?

When I stay in bed I am usually ...

Fanfarlo

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Amiina - Boga; Action Biker - La Durée

Mugison

5 favorite bands you know personally

The Matthew Herbert Big Band is the biggest ...

Charlotte Hatherley

you drive a car late at night?
Fu Manchu - King Of The Road

Marissa Nadler

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bob Dylan - Isis

Smudo

you cook?
Louis Prima

Fol Chen

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Moondog - Why Spend The Dark Night With You

GusGus

you wake up?
Des'ree - Kissing You

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite magazines

Hate Magazin / Groove / Frankfurter Allgemeine / Spiegel / Blinker

Alexander Robotnick

you are on a football field?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Forbidden Colours

Jimi Jamison

perfect anthem for Mississippi
Elvis Presley - An American Trilogy

Alex Smoke

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

Max Essa

you feel like 1982?
Simple Minds - Theme For Great Cities

George Duke

the song to be played at your funeral
Milton Nascimento - Bridges

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite instruments

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

Olafur Arnalds

best song by Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence

Emma Tricca

first record you remember
Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin'

Architecture In Helsinki

a record you fell in love to
Dirty Three - Ocean Songs

Hatcham Social

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Smiths - Hand In Glove

The Chap

5 favorite records
Oval - 94 Diskont

Sibrydion

first record you remember
Mike Stevens

Jay Jay Johanson

you go to a club?
Thomas Bangalter - Signature

Jill Jones

you want to tell your boyfriend it's over?
Bat For Lashes - What's A Girl To Do

Jesh

No. 2
Oasis - Definitely Maybe

Van She

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

Don't come home after DJing / In a ...

Lloyd Cole

first record you remember
The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love

Alan Oldham

No. 6
Anything by Paul Pope

Chromeo

a song you would use as a ring-tone
«Hava Nagila»

Bill Callahan

first record you bought
Minor Threat - Out Of Step

The Fray

which song fits the city the best?
The Mexican Hat Dance

Wall-E

you run naked through a cornfield?
David Axelrod - Warning Talk (Part I )

A Guy Called Gerald

your ultimate heartbreak song
Caroll Thompson - One Dance

Kool & The Gang

you are on a football field?

The echo of the pre game and after ...

Sons And Daughters

you are on the tour bus?
Count Five - Double-Decker Bus

Kris Menace

a record you fell in love to
Lamb - Gabriel

Mavis Staples

your party anthem
Aretha Franklin - Respect

Jean-Michel Jarre

the song to be played at your funeral
Marilyn Manson

Oneida

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t own a car.

Circlesquare

you are in the sauna?

You won’t find me in there.

Chris Coco

you go to a club?
Joe Smooth - Promised Land

Vetiver

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

Lindstrom

your boozed up anthem
Kenny Loggins - Footloose

Bobbito Garcia

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

Wordsworth

your ultimate heartbreak song
Donell Jones - Where I Wanna Be

Little Dragon

perfect anthem for Gotheburg
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

Bebel Gilberto

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Sade - War Of The Hearts

Toby Tobias

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

John Foxx

you go to a club?
A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray

The Earlies

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bryan Ferry - These Foolish Things

The Diaphanoids

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Curtis Mayfield

Bit-tuner

take these three books along:

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

Ost & Kjex

you take a bubble bath?
Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place

Todd Terje

perfect anthem for Oslo

Oh My God, What A Boring City Oslo ...

Nedry

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Georges Bizet - Carmen

First Aid Kit

you relax on a beach?
Megapuss - Surfing

Yellowman

your liberation anthem
Yellowman - Zungguzungguguzungguzeng

Fan Death

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I don’t even own a phone.

DJ Nature

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Isley Brothers - Harvest For The World

Mystery Jets

you work in the garden?
British Sea Power - The Decline Of British Sea Power

Tiago

you go to a soundsystem?
Justin Vandervolgen - It Takes One To Make One

The Late Greats

you come home from the club?

Any old crap 80’s 7 inches you ...

Chrome Hoof

you sit in the subway?
Visage - Night Train

Dennis Bovell

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

Bloc Party

you drive a car late at night?
Radiohead - The Tourist

KT Tunstall

you come home from the club?
David Bowie - Jean Genie

Senor Coconut

you are on a football field?
Richard Wagner - Ring der Nibelungen

Yoav

your party anthem
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away

!!!

first record you bought
The Ghostbusters Soundtrack

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite restaurant?

Amida Kolgrill. At Folkungagatan 76. So good...

We Are Wolves

take these three books along:

«Build It Yourself - Volume 1 to 12» / «The ...

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Shellac - At Action Park

Datarock

you relax on a beach?
Guided By Voices

Headman

a song that reminds you of school
Sex Pistols

Melanie C

first record you remember
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

The Soulsavers

your party anthem
Led Zeppelin - Rock And Roll

Morgan Geist

you want to disturb your neighbours?

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

Pearly Gates

the song to be played at your funeral
Pearly Gates - Action

Birdy Nam Nam

you fall asleep?

The loop of the DVD menu.

Jimmy Edgar

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Thrill Kill Kult - My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult

Memory Band

you relax on a beach?
John Martyn - Bless The Weather

Heavy

you watch porn?
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin - Je t’aime… Moi Non Plu...

Rainer Trüby

your party anthem
Class Action - Weekend (Larry Levan Mix)

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Elton John - Bennie And The Jets

Simone White

your sunday morning song
Paul McCartney - Ram On

Good Shoes

you are on the tour bus?
Patrick Wolf - Wind In The Wires

Moonboots

your sunday morning song
John Denver - Rocky Mountain High

Soft Rocks

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

Mélissa Laveaux

your sunday morning song
Céu - Cangote

Julia Franck

take these three CDs/records with you:
Arvo Pärt - Alina

Sóley

best concert you ever attended

Ahh too many... But I´d love to ...

The Bees

you prepare for an important date?
Tom Tom Club - Pleasure Of Love

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality

Gilles Peterson

you make love?
Roy Ayers - You Send Me

El-P

your boozed up anthem
SA Smash - Smash TV

Charles Webster

you sit in a plane?
Ruxpin - Flying Russians Are Making Popcorn

These New Puritans

you make love?

I usually don’t listen to music on ...

Chikinki

best video clip you ever saw
Wax - Building A Bridge To Your Heart

Mario Basanov & Vidis

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

Au Revoir Simone

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

Michael Reinboth

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Tech-House.

The Loose Salute

your ultimate heartbreak song
Gram Parsons - 1000 Dollar Wedding

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite personal victories

laughing at all the shit thrown at you ...

Invisible Conga People

you wake up?
Fishmans - Long Season

Trans Am

you are in a depressive mood?
Neil Young

Sebastien Tellier

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Back In The USSR

Howe Gelb

take these three tools with you:

right eyebrow / left eyebrow / slightly crinkled beard

Treefight For Sunlight

a song that reminds your friends of you
The whistle-theme from Disney’s «Robin Hood»

Caron Wheeler

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beatles - When I'm Sixty-Four

My Morning Jacket

you go to a club?
50 Cent - In Da Club

Candi Staton

you sit in the subway?
Barbara Lewis - Hello Stranger

Beverley Knight

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
The Ella Fitzgerald Songbooks

Theo Parrish

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

No music! I like to face the scary ...

The Ones

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Amy Winehouse - Just Friends

Franz Nicolay

your party anthem
Mickey Avalon - Jane Fonda

Penguin Prison

first record you bought
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Into The Great Wide Ope...

Simple Kid

you sit in the subway?
Petula Clark - Don't Sleep In The Subway

Kid Koala

you sit by the river?
Louis Armstrong - Moon River

The Revenge

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - The Man Machine

Cosmo

5 favorite magazines

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

Lucky Luke

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Primal Scream - Come Together

Alela Diane

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Loudon Wainwright III - The Swimming Song

Kathryn Williams

you feel like 1982?
Duran Duran - The Reflex

Fujiya & Miyagi

first record you bought
Shakin' Stevens & Bonnie Tyler - A Rockin' Good Way (To...

Saint Etienne

you drive a car late at night?
The Human League - WXJL Tonight

Gossip

you read a magazine?
Fugazi - Waiting Room

Tom Vek

5 favorite human inventions

musical instruments / cars / buildings / telephones / time

Rocko Schamoni

favorite restaurant?

Vienna – Fettstrasse 2

Blow Monkeys

perfect anthem for London
Reverend Gary Davis - Twelve Gates To The City

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
That Dog - Totally Crushed Out

Magic Mike

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

Jakob der Lügner

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Love Me Do

Terry Lynn

favorite street corner?

Big Road – central point of Waterhouse, bus terminal.

AM

No. 4
Selda - Selda

Mugwump

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Renegade Soundwave - Probably A Robbery

Tony Carrasco

first record you remember
Baby Huey - Listen To Me

Mechanical Bride

you jog?
Radiohead - 15 Step

VV Brown

you fall asleep?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Love Theme II

Dollboy

you paint your apartment?
Michael Nyman - Angelfish Decay

Seether

you come home from the club?
Semisonic - Closing Time

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite fruits

green chile / tomato / ian / mac / Freddy Mercury

Peter, Bjorn & John

you go to a club?
Zongamin - Serious Trouble

Boom Bip

you come home from the club?
Can - Halleluhwah

Mungolian Jetset

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Nurse With Wound - Duelling Banjos

Justus Köhncke

your sunday morning song

Sonntagmorgens keinesfalls Musik. Ausser ich bin noch wach.

Explosions In The Sky

you play ping-pong?
The Five Stairsteps - Ooh Child

Adonis

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

Audie Darling

favorite club?

There has been a huge influx in East ...

Monday Michiru

you dig for old records?
Miles Davis - So What

Mark Richardson

you wake up?
Queen - Father To Son

Lanoiraude

5 favorite personal victories

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

James Yorkston

best concert you ever attended
Alien Sex Fiend

Dynamite Deluxe

a song that reminds you of school
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill

Moving Units

you destroy a hotel room?

A hotel room is a temporary sanctuary. I ...

Faust

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

Kalabrese

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Adrian Stern

DJ Touché

No. 9

«The New York Ripper» (Lucio Fulci, 1982). An ...

Peter Kruder

a record you fell in love to
Nick Straker Band - A Walk In The Park

Sharon van Etten

best concert you ever attended
Patti Smith

Bill Adler

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

Bosque Brown

your liberation anthem
Belle & Sebastian - My Wandering Days Are Over

Zwicker

you play ping-pong?
Zwicker - Ping Pong Muses

Odawas

your party anthem
Various Artists - The Best of New Orleans Rhythm & Blue...

Camille

you sit in the subway?
Edith Piaf

Telephones

you fall asleep?
Suicide - Dream Baby Dream

Hannah Scott

your party anthem
House Of Pain - Jump Around

DJ Nu-Mark

best concert you ever attended
Run DMC; Public Enemy; Beastie Boys

Renegade Soundwave

perfect anthem for London
Renegade Soundwave - The Phantom

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song that reminds you of school
AC/DC - Thunderstruck

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite band hailing from the city?

Kite

Papst & Abstinenzler

you cook?
American Music Club - Johnny Mathis' Feet

The Project Club

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen

Plum

favorite place to shag?

Arthur's Seat

Apiento

you come home from the club?
Gwen Guthrie - Padlock (Larry Levan Remix)

Anne Clark

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?

Oh, I couldn’t listen to music right ...

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
Ry Cooder - Paris Texas

Beppe Loda

you sit in the subway?

Where I live there isn’t a subway.

Ame

you walk through a dark forest?
Neil Young - Dead Man Soundtrack

New Young Pony Club

the song to be played at your funeral
Radiohead - How To Disappear Completely

Pilooski

your party anthem
Prince - Erotic City

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite human inventions

Guitar / Bass / Drums / Piano / Amplification

Kool Keith

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

Alexandra Hope

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Shirelles - Baby It's You

Brasstronaut

you run from the cops?
Mobb Deep - Give Up The Goods

Swahili Blonde

you sit in the subway?
Bush Tetras - Can't Be Funky

Rumer

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

Dwele

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

Drugstore

best concert you ever attended

Flaming Lips at Sheperds Bush Empire. I stood ...

Joan As Police Woman

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - Free Man In Paris

Tha 4orce

you prepare for an important date?
The Temptations - Get Ready

Erol Alkan

you make love?
Madonna - Live To Tell

Love Inks

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Scott Joplin - The Entertainer

Black Devil Disco Club

you meet your parents?

Unfortunately I do not get to meet them ...

Bodies Of Water

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
Charles Mingus - Meditations On Integration

Million Stylez

favorite restaurant?

It’s an Indian restaurant nearby my studio ...

John Klemmer

you drive a car late at night?
Sade

Howling Bells

you run naked through a cornfield?
Bob Dylan - Everybody Must Get Stoned

Yacht

No. 10
LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver

Holy Ghost!

you destroy a hotel room?

A: Never have.

Munk

you drive a car late at night?

Al Jaazyra.

Fiona Daniel

you drive a car late at night?
Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

Stephan Remmler

a song you wish you'd written yourself
White Christmas

Anja Schneider

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

Wooden Birds

your party anthem
The Hidden Cameras

Dani Siciliano

perfect anthem for Kent
In The Bleak Mid Winter

C. Gibbs

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Elliott Smith

Riccio

your liberation anthem
Billy Paul - War Of The Gods

Annie

you are in a depressive mood?
Vangelis

Ewan Pearson

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

Mouse On Mars

get these three pets:

Papagei (Klassiker) / Äffchen / Walfisch

Tiga

your boozed up anthem
The Cult - Love Removal Machine

Soul Clap

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

David Holmes

you wake up?
The Verve

The Morning Benders

perfect anthem for Oakland

Some Hyphy shit I guess.

Ian Pooley

you cook?
Biz Markie - Spring Again

Cypress Hill

your ultimate heartbreak song
Boyz II Men - It's So Hard to Say Goodbye To Yesterday

Glimpse

5 favorite things to be afraid of

needles / the dentist / cotton wool / laptops crashing / being ...

Mark E.

you come home from the club?

Some Grime that the taxi driver’s playing.

Cajun Dance Party

your boozed up anthem
Titus Andronicus - No Future

Zambri

you drive into the country?
Atlas Sound - Sheila

Everything Everything

you prepare a candle light dinner?
R. Kelly - Sex In The Kitchen

Brennan Green

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Q104.3 FM. This station never changes in ...

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite things that make you sexy

I’m smarter than you / I’m funny ...

Little Jackie

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Radiohead - OK Computer

Cazals

a song that reminds you of school
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away

Lovefingers

you destroy a hotel room?
Wendy Carlos - William Tell Overture

My Bee's Garden

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Broadcast - Come On Let's Go

Suzanne Vega

best video clip you ever saw
Panic! At The Disco - But It's Better If You Do

DJ Vadim

your party anthem
Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)

Paul Frick

you drive into the country?
Pink Floyd - Saint Tropez

Mark Archer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jamiroquai - Mr Moon

Mooner

No. 1
Die Dominas - Die Dominas

Phil Mison

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

Headless Heroes

you drive a car late at night?
Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper

Gwyneth Herbert

you are love sick?
Nina Simone - Don't Explain

Minotaur Shock

you are love sick?
Dusty Springfield

Michael Mayer

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

Port O'Brien

first record you bought
The Beach Boys - 20 Greatest Hits

Gary Lucas

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

Zohra

you meet your parents?
ABBA

Peanut Butter Wolf

first record you bought
Heatwave - Boogie Nights

US3

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

Stefan Goldmann

you sit in a plane?
Cheb Kader - El Raiba

Ralphi Rosario

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Kinski

a record you fell in love to
John Coltrane

Still Going

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

E & L: Why would we want to think ...

A Mountain Of One

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

Gnod

a song that reminds you of school
Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The Show

Sam Amidon

5 favorite instruments

banjo / banjo / banjo / banjo / banjo

Ingrid Olava

favorite band hailing from the city?

Thom Hell, Rockettothesky, In the Country, Susanna, Hanne ...

Doe Paoro

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

Al Kent

a record you fell in love to
Janet Jackson & Luther Vandross - The Best Things In Li...

Hacienda

first record you remember
Joe Cocker - The Letter

Aaron Wright

your party anthem
The Stone Roses - Love Spreads

Pink Skull

best soundtrack ever
«Clockwork Orange»

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
In The Heat Of The Night

Kissogram

you prepare for an important date?
The Lil’ Fighters - Non-Stop Love

Kon & Amir

you ride a bicycle?
Faze O - Ridin’ High

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Taco - Puttin’ On The Ritz

Duke Special

your liberation anthem
Boney M. - Rivers Of Babylon

Loane

your ultimate heartbreak song
Barbara - Parce que

Micah P. Hinson

a record you fell in love to
Neutral Milk Hotel - In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

Chris Carrier

you sit in the subway?

Here is a good occasion to listen to ...

Afrika Bambaataa

you play a game of chess?

Nothing. I have to concentrate on the game.

Ed Harcourt

you ride a bicycle?
Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls

Studio

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Sebastien Tellier - La Ritournelle

Dennis Kane

you are love sick?

See the Willie Nelson selections.

Tridact

you run from the cops?
Funkadelic - I Got A Thing, You Got A Thing, Everybody'...

Rebelski

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sigur Rós - ()

José James

you paint your apartment?
Corinne Bailey Rae

James Pants

record you were looking for the longest
Gary Wilson - You Think You Really Know Me?

Sarah Jaffe

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bon Iver - For Emma Forever Ago

The Invisible

you come home from the club?
Portishead - The Rip

Pyrolator

you make breakfast?
Martin Denny - Mumba

Yuck

you relax on a beach?
Nirvana - All Apologies

In Flagranti

you ride a bicycle?

I ride my bike in NY every day ...

Raul Midon

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Justine D

you wake up?
The Beatles - Good Day Sunshine

Dan Michaelson

first record you remember
Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)

Ashley Beedle

you sit in the subway?
Warriors Soundtrack

Beautiful Swimmers

you run naked through a cornfield?
Alice Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Chelonis R. Jones

first record you bought

I don’t remeber it at the moment ...

Turzi

a record you fell in love to
Eric Serra - Le Grand Bleu

Lail Arad

you come home from the club?

Then it's time for silence.

The Priscillas

take these three CDs/records with you:
David Bowie - Pin Ups

Ronny & Renzo

you are angry?
Skinny Puppy - The Choke

Tanya Stephens

you relax on a beach?
Uncle Cracker - Follow Me

Brothers Of End

you take a bubble bath?
Miles Davis - In A Silent Way

The Golden Filter

you meet your parents?
Karen O & The Kids - Worried Shoes

Ilya Santana

best soundtrack ever
Vangelis - Blade Runner

Scout Niblett

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pixies - Hey

Shine 2009

you destroy a hotel room?
Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner

Anna Kashfi

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Oyvind Morken

a record you fell in love to
Shuggie Otis

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

your party anthem

As I said previously dancing is not one ...

Tal Weiss

your ultimate heartbreak song
Henry Purcell - Dido's Lament

DJ Mehdi

you run naked through a cornfield?
Stevie Wonder - Free

When Saints Go Machine

you sit in the subway?
Colin Stetson - Fear Of The Unknown And The Blazing Sun

Psychic Ills

you camp in the desert?

BT: The desert silence is perfect.

Karl Bartos

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Manuel Tur

first record you bought
Alex Gopher - Party People

Round Table Knights

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Albert Ayler - Vibrations

Valery Gore

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

Prefuse 73

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

Tindersticks

a record you fell in love to
The Beatles - Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Caribou

first record you bought
Rush

Hannah Cohen

your party anthem
ESG - A South Bronx Story

Stratus

you wake up?
Lynn Taitt - Storm Warning

Marius Circus

first record you bought
a-ha - Hunting High And Low

Heidi Happy

you take a bubble bath?
Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night

DJ Hell

you feel lonely?
Young Marble Giants - Brand New Life

Barbara Carlotti

a song that reminds you of school
Forbans - Chante danse et mets tes baskets

Skull Defekts

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

Wally Badarou

a record you fell in love to
James Brown - Give It Up Or Turn It A Loose

Mirror Mirror

you destroy a hotel room?
Leonard Cohen - Paper Thin Hotel

Padded Cell

you drive a car late at night?
Model 500 - Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)

Angel Deradoorian

the song to be played at your funeral
Madonna - Holiday

Tracey Thorn

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

Future Beat Alliance

your liberation anthem
Laurent X - Machines

Broken Social Scene

a song that inspires you
Joni Mitchell - The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

Kevin Saunderson

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

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite street?

Abakelia street

Justice

5 favorite records
The Beatles - Revolver

Woolfy

your boozed up anthem
Chicago - I'm A Man

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Supergrass - I Should Coco

Ora Cogan

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Skip James - Devil Got My Woman

Matthew Herbert

get these three pets:

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

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you fall asleep?
Roy Orbison - Candy Coloured Clown

The Emperor Machine

you walk in the rain?
23 Skidoo - Last Words

Tim Mälzer

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Harald Schmidt / Paris Hilton / Robert De Niro

Morton Valence

you sit by the river?
Urban Noises

Living Things

you sit in the subway?
2Pac

Ratatat

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Band - It Makes No Difference

Chromatics

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Roxy Music

Rod Thomas

first record you remember
The Beatles

Editors

you are in a depressive mood?
Radiohead - Exit Music For A Film

Nils Frahm

you play ping-pong?
Steak: Music From The Motion Picture

Omar

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

Pastor

the perfect anthem for Bergen
Tier'n & Lars feat. Jan Eggum - Sånn Kan Det Gå

John Daly

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

The Phantom Band

best concert you ever attended
AC/DC

Orishas

you paint your apartment?

Definitely Cuban music. You need to listen to ...

Young Knives

learn these three songs by heart:
Chet Baker - My Funny Valentine

Chuck D

you drive a car late at night?

Some unheard CD.

Metronomy

a song that reminds you of school
Ash - 1977

Pacifika

5 favorite bands you know personally

3 Inches Of Blood / Yvette Narlock / Nyaz / The ...

Our Broken Garden

you are love sick?
Munck//Johnson - Here Comes You

Osborne

you take a bubble bath?
Yves Montand - Rue St Vincent

Defari

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

Lucky Soul

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

Al McKay

you prepare for an important date?

Depends on the date... probably something Classical or ...

DJ Kent

you wake up?
Little Tempo - Ron Riddim In Dub

Nicole Willis

take these three games along:

backgammon / playing cards / monopoly 

Travis

you need to get work done?

Nothing. Can’t listen to anything when I ...

Dollskabeat

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

Motor City Drum Ensemble

first record you remember
Ludwig van Beethoven

Syd Matters

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Simon & Garfunkel - Homeward Bound

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three CDs/records with you:
Joe Meek & The Blue Men - I Hear A New World

Devendra Banhart

you wash your hair?
Pere Ubu - The Modern Dance

Kissey Asplund

you relax on a beach?
Opolopo feat. Amalia - I Do

Like A Stuntman

you come home from the club?
Van Dyke Parks - Palm Desert

Boozoo Bajou

perfect anthem for Nurnberg
Neal Casal - Free To Go

Kathy Zimmer

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

Gemma Ray

you sit in the subway?
Odetta - 900 Miles

Bing Ji Ling

a song that reminds you of school
Cole Porter - Anything Goes

Rich Medina

you feel like 1982?
Fearless Four - Rockin' It

Wolfmother

you drive a car late at night?
Deep Purple - Black Night

The Hidden Cameras

your ultimate heartbreak song
Macy Gray - I Try

Azari & III

No. 8
Robin S. - Show Me Love

Junior Boys

best concert you ever attended
The Boredoms
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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

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

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Doe Paoro

perfect anthem for New York
Gil Scott Heron – New York Is Killing Me

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Valery Gore

you sit by a camp fire?
Ellen McIlwaine - Can't Find My Way Home (Steve Winwood cover)

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Sarah Jaffe

first record you remember
Radiohead - The Bends

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