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Morton Valence

have been around since the mid 00s and have almost been on the verge of making it ever since. Robert «Hacker» Jessett and Anne Gilpin assemble musicians around them (right now they are a 5-piece) to make their delicate pop vision of rock n roll ballads, country & western love songs and everything dramatic under the moon. 

Which song do you listen to when...
you feel like 1982?
David Bowie - 1984

Two years to go David, weh hey!! 

you take a bubble bath?
Suicide - Frankie Teardrop

Great song to burst bubbles to.

you ride a bicycle?
The Jesus And Mary Chain - The Living End

To justify my leather jacket.

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

Oh yeah baby!!

you go to a club?
The Flintstones Theme Song

To have a yabba dabba do dah gay ol' time, complete with the club.

you cook?
Vera Lynn - There'll Always Be An England

To make sure my cooking keeps its je ne sais quoi!

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Smiths - How Soon is Now?

Quite clearly I need attention.

you prepare for an important date?
Jack Jones - Theme From The Love Boat

Easy tiger!

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

For shock value.

you drive a car late at night?
Joey Beltram - Energy Flash

Great for road rage.

you are love sick?
Lou Reed - The Bed

It gives one's depression an interesting cultural reference point.

you make love?
Judas Priest - Breaking The Law

Keeping it real.

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

Coz love was a trucker's hand.

you sit in a plane?
Buddy Holly
Ritchie Valens
Big Bopper

Anything by them keeps things nice and edgy.

you sit by the river?
Urban Noises

Any Sound Effects Library Album of Urban Noises, to prevent myself from having complete mental breakdown and jumping in the thing.

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Carl Orff - Carmina Burana

To relax.

you sit in the subway?
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

Coz there's nothing wrong with good old fashioned pun.

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

To get some perspective on the other people in the van.

you wake up?
The Butthole Surfers - The Shah Sleeps in Lee Harvey's Grave

If that don't wake me up call an undertaker.

you walk in the rain?
Selfish Cunt - Britain Is Shit

Lovely memories.

Questions answered by: Robert Jesset

Telephones

you feel like 1982?
Arild Nyquist & Terje Wiik - Rulleskoyter

John Klemmer

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

Real boring smooth jazz to make me hurry ...

Cosmo

5 favorite books

Leo Tolstoy: «War And Peace» / Mikhail Bulgakov: «The ...

Gnod

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Something

Candi Staton

you are love sick?
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

We Are Scientists

5 favorite things to be afraid of

failure / crushing failure / total failure / irredeemable failure / wolves

Trentemoller

you work in the garden?
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead

Zwicker

you are love sick?
Feist - Limit To Your Love

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite animals

Ducks / Swans / Geese / Pigs / Cats

A Guy Called Gerald

you are in a romantic mood?
The Lounge Jays - Sex Mechanic

Panico

take these three tools with you:

Not really tools but things I couldn’t ...

Chris Carrier

5 favorite remixes
Mirco Violi & Fabio Giannelli - Blues Brunch (Seth Trox...

Birdy Nam Nam

you relax on a beach?
Les Negresses Vertes - Voila l'été

Leo Zero

your sunday morning song
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - My Head Is My Only...

Miss Platnum

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

Future Beat Alliance

the song to be played at your funeral
Queens Of The Stone Age - No One Knows

Mugwump

you relax on a beach?
Bruce Haack - Haackula

Lindstrom

first record you remember
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Padded Cell

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Moondog - The Viking of Sixth Avenue

Peter, Bjorn & John

you drive into the country?
Ariel Pink - Life in LA

M.A.N.D.Y.

you make love?

That’s a secret.

Pearly Gates

best concert you ever attended
Tina Turner

José James

you take a bubble bath?

That’s private ;)

Black Devil Disco Club

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Gladiators - Stick A Bush

Meret Becker

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

Sondre Lerche

you destroy a hotel room?
Soundgarden - 4th of July

Theo Parrish

record you were looking for the longest
Atmosfear - Motivation

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you are on a football field?

Flo: Da bin ich traumatisiert. Ich höre ...

David Pajo

start to learn these three things:

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

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song that reminds your friends of you
MCDE - Raw Cuts #3

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite places in Vancouver

Capilano River. This is actually in North Van ...

Polly Scattergood

you sit in a plane?
Mylo - In My Arms

Cosmin TRG

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Wallpaper / Monocle / The Sartorialist

Ame

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now

Nils Frahm

you meet your parents?
Lubomyr Melnyk

Jay Jay Johanson

you are love sick?
Nick Drake - Pink Moon

Nicole Willis

perfect anthem for Helsinki
Rihanna - Umbrella

Brian Jackson

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

Moving Units

you make love?
Motley Crue - Shout At The Devil

Tom Vek

5 favorite records
Cable - When Animals Attack

Mouse On Mars

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Frank Hopper / Peter Rumpert / Michaela Teichler

James Yorkston

your sunday morning song
Oumou Sangare

King Britt

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Art Of Noise - Beat Box

Spinto Band

you prepare for an important date?

No music. I am too busy thinking.

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

your sunday morning song
Judy Collins - Send In The Clowns

Kurt Maloo

you run naked through a cornfield?
Aaron Hall - Don't Be Afraid

Kathryn Williams

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

Stephan Remmler

record you were looking for the longest
Mickey & Sylvia - Love Is Strange

Rod Thomas

the song to be played at your funeral
Richard Swift - Looking Back, I Should Have Been Home M...

Casual

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any sad ass mama song.

Simone White

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Cat Stevens - Trouble

Joakim

you make love?
Monte Cazazza - Sex Is No Emergency

Micah P. Hinson

perfect anthem for Abilene
The Friends Of Dean Martinez - All The Pretty Horses

Tanya Stephens

you relax on a beach?
Uncle Cracker - Follow Me

Alter Ego

your party anthem
Chic - Dance Dance Dance

Jesse Lenat

you go to a club?
Jim Campilongo - Cat Under A Car

Mirror Mirror

perfect song to end a party with
New Order - Get Out

The Soulsavers

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

Headman

your boozed up anthem
Thin Lizzy - Whiskey In The Jar

Angel Deradoorian

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Short Circuit

Jazzanova

you take part in a peace rally?
Udo Jürgens - Peace Now

C. Gibbs

perfect anthem for San Diego
Tom Waits - Filipino Box Spring Hog

Young Knives

your ultimate heartbreak song
Harry Nilsson - (I Can't Live If Living Is) Without You

Good Shoes

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Mystery Jets

Thievery Corporation

you sit in a plane?
Fila Brazillia - A Zed And To Ls

Woodpigeon

5 favorite animals

dog / horse / giraffe / grizzly bear / panda bear

Alexander Robotnick

you make love?
The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds

Grizzly Bear

you work in the garden?
The Knife - Heartbeats (One Music Session Version)

Lovefingers

you destroy a hotel room?
Wire - Pink Flag

Yellowman

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill

Woolfy

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bad Company - Bad Company

Tiago

you make love?
Paul McCartney - Check My Machine

Trevor Jackson

you are in a depressive mood?
Björk - Hyperballad

These New Puritans

you sit in a plane?
Britney Spears - Why Should I Be Sad

Kool Keith

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

Black Angels

perfect anthem for Austin
The Black Angels - The Sniper At The Gates Of Heaven

Drugstore

your party anthem
The View - Same Jeans

Paul Frick

you sit in a plane?
Thundercat - Walkin

Electric 6

you fall asleep?
Acid Mother's Temple - La Novia

The Battle Of Land And Sea

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
Motley Crue - Girls Girls Girls

Dan Michaelson

perfect anthem for London
Annie Lennox - Walking On Broken Glass

DJ Kent

you take a bubble bath?
Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?

Marc Romboy

you drive a car late at night?
Chopin

Chromatics

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dolly Parton - Me And Little Andy

The Jackets

your liberation anthem
The Who - My Generation

Large Professor

No. 2
Pete Rock & CL Smooth - They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O....

Leroy Burgess

perfect anthem for New York
Odysey - Native New Yorker

Gwyneth Herbert

you relax on a beach?
Bonnie «Prince» Billie - My Home Is The Sea

Frank Black

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

Ronny & Renzo

you sit in the subway?
Philip Glass - Vessels

Fanfarlo

your sunday morning song
Antonio Vivaldi - Mandolin Concerto' 1st Movement and t...

Dinky

5 favorite remixes
Depeche Mode - The Sinner In Me (Ricardo Villalobos Con...

White Hinterland

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

DJ Nature

record you were looking for the longest
Fashion - Fabrique

Coyote

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Going Underground

Heidi

you are in a depressive mood?
Aretha Franklin

Sandro Perri

you run naked through a cornfield?
Journey - Anyway You Want It

Constance Amiot

a song that reminds your friends of you
Leadbelly - Take This Hammer

Bodies Of Water

your party anthem
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

Devendra Banhart

you ride a bicycle?
Diane Cluck

Howling Bells

the song to be played at your funeral
George Harrison - My Sweet Lord

ESG

you come home from the club?
The Gap Band - Early In The Morning

Gemma Ray

5 favorite personal victories

getting out of bed / making music / not being ...

Emma Tricca

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Arlo Guthrie - Coming Into Los Angeles

The Loose Salute

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Beachwood Sparks - Sleeping Butterfly

Mark Richardson

you sit in a plane?
Elbow - Weather To Fly

Social Disco Club

No. 10
Mirror People - Echo Life (Social Disco Club Remix)

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
The Beatles - Abbey Road

Prefuse 73

your ultimate heartbreak song
Wendy & Bonnie - By The Sea

Still Going

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eight Days A Week

Tahiti 80

you prepare for an important date?
Tahiti 80 - Big Day

Psychic Ills

you are in the sauna?
The Gyuto Monks - Melody For Mahakala

Stratus

you are at the hairdresser?
Ronnie Self - Ain't I'm A Dog

Kool & The Gang

you remember the good old days?
Stevie Wonder - Fingertips

Alex Smoke

you are in a depressive mood?
Radiohead - Pablo Honey

Johnossi


Stockholm

Annie

you ride a bicycle?
Maurice Fulton - My Gigolo (Chicken Lips Remix)

Little Dragon

best Beatles song

«I Can’t Get No Satisfaction»

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
John Coltrane - Ballads

David Rodigan

No. 18
Chaka Demus & Pliers - Murder She Wrote

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite things about Glasgow

Dumbarton Road / Optimo (Espacio) / Monorail / Stereo / The Lismore

My Morning Jacket

you take a bubble bath?
Prince - Cream

Cypress Hill

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nine Inch Nails

Peter Kruder

you come home from the club?
Claude Debussy - La Mer

Nick Chacona

you stay in bed?
Roland Burrell - Stormy Night

Joan As Police Woman

you prepare for an important date?
Iggy Pop - Fall In Love With Me

Pilooski

your party anthem
Dinosaur - Go Bang

Glen Johnson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Smog - All Your Women Things

Whomadewho

you feel like 1988?
Mr. Fingers

Caron Wheeler

best concert you ever attended
Prince

Empire Of The Sun

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.

Sarah Jaffe

a song you would send over the ocean
Nina Simone - Wild is the Wind

The Hidden Cameras

your party anthem
Rick James - Ghetto Life

Magic Arm

you are love sick?
Beck - Lonesome Tears

Saint Etienne

your ultimate heartbreak song
Timi Yuro - Interlude

David Morales

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Lisa Stansfield - All Around The World

Marissa Nadler

you feel like 1982?

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

Steve Mason

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

Daniel Wang

first record you remember
Edvard Grieg - In der Halle des Bergkönigs

Karl Culley

first record you bought
Faith No More - Angel Dust

Kaos

your sunday morning song
Laid Back - Fly Away

Newton Faulkner

No. 2
Kings Of Leon - Because Of The Times

Jimi Jamison

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

!!!

your party anthem
Michael Mayer - Fabric 13

Terry Lynn

favorite restaurant?

Jamrock Cafe, 69 Knutsford Boulevard.

Treefight For Sunlight

a song that reminds you of school
Eiffel 65 - Blue

Wolf People

your party anthem
Nena - 99 Red Balloons

Defari

your boozed up anthem
«Tequila!»

Sharon van Etten

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Swans - Children Of God

Headless Heroes

you sit in the subway?
Tom Waits - Downtown Train

Ashley Beedle

you sit in a plane?

Books and mags only on planes.

Hatcham Social

best concert you ever attended
Electricity In Our Homes

Chris Coco

you make love?
Sigur Rós - ()

Fabrizio Mammarella

a record you fell in love to
Arthur Russell - You And Me Both

Soft Rocks

you wake up?
New Age Steppers - Some Love

Jimmy Edgar

a record you fell in love to
Kraftwerk - Man Machine

My Bee's Garden

record you were looking for the longest
Public Strain - Women

Holy Ghost!

you prepare for an important date?

N: I’ve never been on a real ...

Race Horses

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

Living Things

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Fleetwood Mac - Gold Dust Woman

Our Broken Garden

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t.

Cajun Dance Party

the song to be played at your funeral
Smog - Dress Sexy At My Funeral

The Morning Benders

your sunday morning song
Nico - The Fairest Of The Seasons

Captain Sensible

start to learn these three things:

watercolours / astronomy / meditation

Air

first record you remember
A Robin Hood storytelling record

Rocko Schamoni

best movie that takes place in the city?

Fatih Akin Filme.

Lo Fat Orchestra

record you were looking for the longest

Absolut keine Ahnung. Wahrscheinlich irgendwas von den Pixies ...

Jill Jones

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Radiohead - House Of Cards

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Daft Punk - Digital Love

Chrome Hoof

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Brian Eno - Another Green World

Duke Special

best soundtrack ever
«Grace Of My Heart»

Tim Sweeney

you relax on a beach?
Junior Reid - One Blood

White Denim

you prepare for an important date?
Huey Lewis & The News

Kevin Saunderson


Detroit

Faust

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Edith Piaf - Je Ne Regrette Rien

Datarock

you are in a depressive mood?
Built To Spill - Perfect From Now On (LP)

Tridact

you destroy a hotel room?
The Stooges - I Wanna Be Your Dog

Jacques Renault

No. 10
Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb

Richard Hawley

you go to a club?
Bob Landers - Cherokee Dance

Wooden Shjips

you take a bubble bath?
Miles Davis - Round Midnight

Chikinki

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

Horace Andy


Top 10 all-time favorite songs

Travis

you need to get work done?

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

Morpheus

you watch girls go by?
The Stranglers - Peaches

Hannah Scott

a record you fell in love to
Elisa - Lotus

Monday Michiru

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Aguas De Marco

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Umberto Tozzi - Ti Amo

Howe Gelb

start to learn these three things:

How to build a violin and bow from ...

Bjorn Torske

you are love sick?
Frank Zappa - Broken Hearts Are For Assholes

We Are Wolves

get these three pets:

Chica, my dog / the crow from the movie ...

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite movies

Unzählbar.

Max Romeo

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

A Mountain Of One

the song to be played at your funeral
Henry Mancini - Moon River

Irvine Welsh

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Starman

Andy Gill

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

Ray Mang

you jog?
Lenny Williams - You Got Me Running

Lucky Soul

you feel like 1972?
Carly Simon - You're So Vain

Richard Norris

5 favorite magazines

Tape Op / Dali News / Promethea / Fortean Times / Viva ...

Anna Kashfi

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Happiness Is A Warm Gun

CALLmeKAT

favorite club?

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

Ilya Santana

you drive a car late at night?
Giorgio Moroder - Night Drive

Adonis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Jackson

When Saints Go Machine

you are on the tour bus?
Deerhoof - Giga Dance

Matmos

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

El-P

you are in a depressive mood?
Cliff Martinez - Will She Come Back

Bettye Lavette

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Shakespeares Sister

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London’s Burning

Audie Darling

favorite band hailing from the city?

I don’t really know a lot about ...

The Bangles

you make love?
Stevie Wonder

J Rawls

5 favorite instruments

rhodes / vibes / drums / sax / trombone

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

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

Broken Social Scene

learn these three songs by heart:
Black Sabbath - Supernaut

Droog

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
David Lee Roth - Just Like Paradise

In Flagranti

you sit in the subway?

I don’t like to have headphones on ...

Dego

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

Ian Hart

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Tiga

your ultimate heartbreak song
U2 - One

Pacifika

you are love sick?
Joni Mitchell

Max Tundra

your boozed up anthem
The Old Signs - Seaside Postcard

Camille

you sit in a plane?

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

Marcus Bonfanti

the song to be played at your funeral
Tom Waits - San Diego Serenade

Wooden Birds

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - A Forest

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Alternative TV - Action Time Vision

Hot Chip

you wake up?
David Byrne & Brian Eno - Strange Overtones

Phenomenal Handclap Band

perfect anthem for New York
People's Choice - Do It Any Way You Wanna

Baikonour

best concert you ever attended
Boredoms

Hugh Herrera

first record you bought
Kiss - Hotter Than Hell

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds your friends of you
D-Train - Music

Ricardo Villalobos

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

Hacienda

the song to be played at your funeral
Kreisler - Liebesleid

John Daly

take these three games along:

I don’t care much for games.

Pink Skull

first record you bought
Fishbone - It’s A Wonderful Life

Whitehouse

the song to be played at your funeral

I’d prefer to disappear without trace than ...

Ingrid Olava

where was your first flat?

A really small and shitty one, at Bislett ...

Architecture In Helsinki

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere

Boozoo Bajou


Top 10 favourite LPs of all time

The Shortwave Set

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dirty Pretty Things - Deadwood

Metronomy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You

Yuck

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

Skull Defekts

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Wire / National Geographic / The New York Times

Gossip

you make love?
10cc - I'm Not in Love

Bit-tuner

take these three CDs/records with you:
Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I&II

Midlake

your guilty pleasure song
Justin Timberlake - Rock Your Body

The Project Club

you feel like 1982?
Bruce Springsteen - State Trooper

Beppe Loda

you make love?
Phil Collins & Mark Mancina - Tarzan (Soundtrack)

James Murphy

you go to a club?

Some shit that some horrible DJ is foisting ...

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Flat Duo Jets - Go Go Harlem Baby

The Revenge

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

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Across The Universe

James Pants

best concert you ever attended
Felix Kubin

Morgan Geist

you sit in a plane?
Cloud One - Atmosphere Strut

Whirlwind Heat

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

Blow Monkeys

a song that reminds your friends of you
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Simple Kid

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

Mungolian Jetset

you are in a depressive mood?
Bee Gees

Vetiver

first record you remember
Popeye: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

George Duke

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Clarke/Duke Project, Volume 1

Circlesquare

you are in a depressive mood?
Cat Stevens - Trouble

Franz Nicolay

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Joe Henry - Our Song

Georg Levin

you ride a bicycle?
Joni Mitchell - Help Me

Luke Solomon

5 favorite drinks

Water / a good red wine / a good white ...

Wall-E

you wake up?
Michael Crawford - Put On Your Sunday Clothes

Bing Ji Ling

your sunday morning song
Erik Satie - Gymnopédies: No. 1

Chuck D

you are in a depressive mood?
Howlin' Wolf

Brennan Green

you wake up?
Cajmere - Percolator

Shitdisco

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

The Bees

you are in the sauna?
GZA - Cold World

Dani Siciliano

your boozed up anthem
Missy Elliott

AM

No. 6
Vince Guaralidi Trio - A Charlie Brown Christmas

Azari & III

No. 10
Azari & III - Reckless With Your Love

Lopazz

you are in the sauna?

In der Sauna ? Ich schwitze nur auf meinem ...

David Holmes

you sit in a plane?
Roy Montgomery - Temple V (LP)

Bebel Gilberto

you drive a car late at night?
Bebel Gilberto - Sun Is Shining

Beverley Knight

you camp in the desert?
The Brand New Heavies - Midnight At The Oasis

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite things that make you sexy

a good gig / massage / subtle advances / well shaped ...

Kissogram

you sit by a camp fire?
Odetta - Timber

Syd Matters

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

Fiona Daniel

you take a bubble bath?
Alela Diane - Pirate’s Gospel

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite personal victories

make living out of music / get gigs quite ...

Lisbee Stainton

a song that reminds your friends of you
Paolo Nutini - Pencil Full Of Lead

Clare & The Reasons

first record you remember
Soul Stirrers - Wade In The Water

Glimpse

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

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

Bill Callahan

a song that reminds you of school
Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music

2raumwohnung

take these three books along:

Eduard von Keyserling: «Fürstinnen» / Sogyal Rinpoche: «Das ...

Senor Coconut

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

Dollboy

you come home from the club?

I never play music after I’ve been ...

New Young Pony Club

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Side 2 of Abbey Road

Kid Loco

you relax on a beach?
Kid Loco - Relaxin' With Cherry

Howlin' Rain

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sly & The Family Stone - Anthology

Gravenhurst

you wake up?
Big Black

Magic Mike

a song that reminds you of school
Cybotron - Clear

Mugison

5 favorite animals

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

The Diaphanoids

you are on a football field?
Beastie Boys

The Miserable Rich

you are love sick?
Roberta Flack - Do What You Gotta Do

Wordsworth

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

Coldplay

perfect anthem for London
When The Saints Go Marching In

Rumer

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

GusGus

you sit in a plane?
Tschaikowsky

Trans Am

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Flipper

Robin Saville

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Scritti Politti - Faithless

Kinky

5 favorite TV shows

«Seinfield» / «El Chavo» / «Weeds» / «Superjail!» / «Aqua Teen Hunger ...

Everything Everything

your ultimate heartbreak song
Destiny's Child - Independent Women

Dave Clarke

you feel like 1982?
The Human League

Bill Adler

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

Kon & Amir

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Audio Two - Get Mother Off The Crack

Tony Carrasco

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Trans Europe Express

Belle & Sebastian

you walk through a dark forest?
Abagail Grey - Dark Woods

The Fray

you prepare for an important date?
Frank Sinatra

Cosmo Vitelli

a song that reminds your friends of you
Spacemen 3 - Revolution

Doe Paoro

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

Pepe Bradock

you run naked through a cornfield?
Django Reinhardt - Minor Swing

Bill Brewster

you are stoned?
Harvey Mandel - The Snake

Sóley

the perfect anthem for Edmonton
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

Alva Noto

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

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite things about New York

The food / The people / Subway / The Chelsea Lodge ...

Dollskabeat

5 favorite books

Anthony Burgess: «A Clockwork Orange» / William Shakespeare: «Romeo ...

Luke Haines

5 favorite English words

Tedious / Poxy / Sadsac / Rotten / Sod

Oyvind Morken

your ultimate heartbreak song

I'm like the T-1000, I don`t ...

Peanut Butter Wolf

you destroy a hotel room?

I opened for the Beastie Boys last month ...

Zambri

you come home from the club?
Scott Walker - Clara

Linda Lewis

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

John Foxx

you feel like 1980?
Gary Numan - Cars

Dillon

you come home from the club?

Keine Musik. Oder dann gleich wieder zurück ...

Michael Reinboth

you ride a bicycle?
Moodymann

Ora Cogan

you paint your apartment?
Bill Monroe - I'm Working On A Building

Dennis Kane

you are love sick?

See the Willie Nelson selections.

Funkmasters

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

Rebelski

you are in a depressive mood?
Air - All I Need

The Priscillas

first record you remember
The Beatles - Help!

Sebastien Tellier

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pink Floyd - Sheep

Peter Broderick

your guilty pleasure song
Beyoncé - If I Were A Boy

Ben Watt

you walk in the rain?
The Blue Nile - Hats

Bronnt Industries Kapital

perfect anthem for Bristol
NOFX - Kids Of The K-Hole

Alela Diane

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Like A Stuntman

you sit in the subway?
Patrick O'Hearn - Acadia

Justice

5 favorite records
Daft Punk - Homework

Jacob Golden

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Daddy-O

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Yanni - Before I Go

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite magazines

Rolling Stone / Q magazine / Classic Car / The Face

Thieves Like Us

you sit in the subway?

I don’t have an iPod.

Turzi

the song to be played at your funeral
Ennio Morricone - L'attentat

Chateau Flight

perfect anthem for Paris
Jacques Dutronc - Paris S'éveille

Julia Franck

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

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

Mooner

No. 2
Clara Mondshine - Memorymetropilos

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

Kid Koala

you make love?
Lovage (featuring Dan the Automator, Mike Patton, Jenni...

Erobique

the song to be played at your funeral
Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling

Barbara Carlotti

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

Charles Webster

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Boards Of Canada - Happy Cycling

No Age

you prepare for an important date?
My Bloody Valentine - When You Sleep

Fingerpicked

No. 1
Fatoumata Diawara - Bakonoba (World Circuit, 2011)

Shawn Lee

a record you fell in love to
Eg White

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you wake up?
Haruko Nara - 93 Degrees

Phil Mison

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Lloyd Cole

perfect anthem for London
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Ada

5 favorite drinks

Wasser / Tee / Orangensaftschorle / Bier / Wein

Swahili Blonde

you go to a club?
Suburban Lawns - Janitor

Lydia Lunch

you feel like 1980?
The Stooges - 1969

Manuel Tur

first record you bought
Alex Gopher - Party People

Round Table Knights

you play ping-pong?
Lootpack - Questions

Kissey Asplund

you stay in bed?
Kero One - In All The Wrong Places

Soul Clap

your sunday morning song
Celestial Choir - Stand On The Word (Larry Levan Mix)

Justine D

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - Conversation Piece

Brothers Of End

you go to a club?
Iggy Pop - Cock In My Pocket

Bosque Brown

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Boots Of Spanish Leather

Munk

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Charles Mingus

Mr Scruff

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

DJ Mehdi

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kanye West - Addiction

Dynamite Deluxe

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

Colder

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

Ian Pooley

you wake up?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Rich Medina

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Al Jarreau & George Benson - Just The Two Of Us

Al McKay

you wake up?
George Benson; Earl Kluth

Little Jackie

the song to be played at your funeral

The KWAX 91.1FM symphony.

Osborne

perfect anthem for Detroit
Wood, Brass & Steel - Funkanova

Lotte Kestner

a song to seduce you
D'Angelo - Voodoo

Mavis Staples

your party anthem
Aretha Franklin - Respect

Luca C & Brigante

you play a game of chess?
The Normal - Warm Leatherette

Unconventional Science

record you were looking for the longest
Can - Ege Bamyasi

Love Inks

the song to be played at your funeral
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem

Scout Niblett

first record you remember
Rod Stewart

Leon Ware

first record you bought
Erroll Garner - Concert By The Sea

VV Brown

you make love?
Sade - No Ordinary Love

Malachai

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
R. Dean Taylor - There's A Ghost In My House

Studio

record you were looking for the longest
Trio Balkana - La La Land

Sibrydion

No. 3
Datblygu - Libertino

Afrika Bambaataa

a record you fell in love to
DJ Rogers - Say You Love Me

Anne Clark

you sit in a plane?
«Angels, Vol. 2: Chill Trance Essentials»

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
Skunk Anasie

Anja Schneider

first record you bought
Kraftwerk - Computerwelt

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Elvis Presley - Snowbird

Lanoiraude

5 favorite books

«Guide de Paris». To enjoy the secret itineraries ...

Kinski

a song that reminds you of school
Squeeze - In Quintessence

Zohra

you run naked through a cornfield?
Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl

Lexx

you cook?
Yellow Magic Orchestra - La Femme Chinoise

Defend Moscow

a song to seduce you
U2 - If You Wear That Velvet Dress

Sven Väth

perfect anthem for Berlin
Dr. Motte - Der Klang Der Familie

Charlotte Hatherley

you relax on a beach?
Cocteau Twins - Pandora

Apache Beat

your sunday morning song
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Ilija Rudman

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

Brasstronaut

you are love sick?
Hot Chip - Made In The Dark

Tim Mälzer

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

Kathy Zimmer

the song to be played at your funeral
Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata Pathetique

Caribou

your boozed up anthem

I never drink. And I don’t do ...

Jesper Dahlbäck

best movie that takes place in the city?

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

Kalabrese

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Justus Köhncke - Timecode (Lexx Edit)

Ost & Kjex

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Nina Simone

Jonathan Wilson

best Joni Mitchell song
Joni Mitchell - California

Michael Mayer

your ultimate heartbreak song
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Nicky Siano

the song to be played at your funeral
The Spinners - It's A Shame

Fujiya & Miyagi

your boozed up anthem
Sizzla - Subterranean Homesick Blues

Minotaur Shock

you take a bubble bath?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

DJ Touché

No. 8

«Dead And Buried» (Gary A Sherman, 1981). One ...

Tal Weiss

best soundtrack ever
Harry Nilsson - The Point

Odawas

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I should use one because I never answer ...

Valery Gore

you feel like 2000?
Greenday - Time Of Our Lives

The Emperor Machine

you wake up?
Cybotron - Clear

DJ Vadim

you make love?
Prince - Sexy MF

Van She

5 favorite books

Frank Owen: «Clubland: The Fabulous Rise and Murderous ...

Suzanne Vega

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You

Marit Bergman

which person from the city you like the most?

No one I know is from there. But ...

US3

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

Beautiful Swimmers

you prepare for an important date?
UGK - Diamonds & Wood

Karl Bartos

perfect anthem for Düsseldorf
Kraftwerk - Das Model

Al Kent

your ultimate heartbreak song
Timi Yuro - It'll Never Be Over For Me

Omar

your boozed up anthem
Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody

The Earlies

the song to be played at your funeral
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Justus Köhncke

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

James Holden

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Binary Finary - 1999

Ewan Pearson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Junior Boys - In The Morning (Alex Smoke Remix)

Interpol

you sit in the subway?
Trans Am - Future World

Yacht

No. 9
Faith No More - King For Day, Fool For A Lifetime

Jesh

No. 3
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde

The Good Natured

get these three pets:

A talking parrot to minimise lonliness, and two ...

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite movies

Seven / Lord Of The Rings / Pulp Fiction / Spirited ...

Slove

you cook?
Pierre Gagnaire - Bande originale : 175 recettes, 1 heu...

Bush Tetras

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

Marius Circus

your boozed up anthem
The Crusaders - Sweet n' Sour

Pastor

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Bronx - History's Stranglers

Memory Band

you sit in a plane?
The Soulful Strings - Burning Spear

Lucky Luke

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She Said She Said

Cazals

first record you remember
Queen - A Night At The Opera

Dominique Leone

your sunday morning song
Claude Debussy - Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum

Architeq

you walk through a dark forest?
The Beta Band - Dr. Baker

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

best video clip you ever saw
Utopia - Feet Don't Fail Me Now

The Ones

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World

Gilles Peterson

you make love?
Roy Ayers - You Send Me

Quiet Village

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Godsy

Apiento

best concert you ever attended
Prince

Dwele

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

Heavy

you make breakfast?
Flora Purim - 500 Miles High

Andreya Triana

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

Soul Mekanik

you play ping-pong?
Les Paul & Mary Ann Ford - Bye Bye Blues

Bob Power

you rob a bank?
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Till You Get Enough

Wolfmother

you wake up?
The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

Todd Terje

first record you remember
Don Williams

Xiu Xiu

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

crime / prostition / drugs

Oneida

you go to a club?

Haven’t been to a club.

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West

Ed Harcourt

you destroy a hotel room?
Wizard Of Oz - If I Only Had A Brain

Nedry

a song that reminds you of school
The Pogues - Thousands Are Sailing

Plum

take these three books along:

Wolfgang Goethe: «Faust». It’s poetic, and interesting ...

Neon Heights

you sit in a plane?
Mahlathini & The Mahotella Queens - Kazet

Pyrolator

you are love sick?
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Change Partners

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
E-40 - Tell Me When To Go

Max Essa

you shop for shoes?
John Barry - Fun City

Au Revoir Simone

you are love sick?
10cc - I'm Not In Love

Sandi Thom

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Patti Labelle - Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite magazines

Vice / Stool Pigeon / Amateur Photographer / Paris Match / FACT

Jackpot

you walk in the rain?

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

Emmy The Great

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

Morningwood

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

Yoav

your party anthem
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away

Terence Bernardo

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

Melanie C

5 favorite concerts you attended

Rolling Stones @ Brixton Academy / Red Hot Chili Peppers ...

Fol Chen

you relax on a beach?
Tom Waits - The Ocean Doesn't Want Me

Kris Menace

you are in a depressive mood?
Nine Inch Nails

Bomb The Bass

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

Sam Amidon

you drive a car late at night?
Miles Davis - The Complete Live At The Plugged Nickel

Final Fantasy

first record you bought
Béla Bartok - Music For String, Percussion & Celesta

Trusme

a song that reminds you of school
Prodigy - Experience

Comanechi

you are stoned?
Sonic Youth - My Friend Goo

Barn Owl

your guilty pleasure song
ASAP Rocky - Peso

Moonboots


Top 10 favourite records of all time

Riccio

favorite sports team?

In Bologna Basketball has a very long tradition ...

Heidi Happy

you destroy a hotel room?

Aber, aber, Heidi verwüstet doch kein Hotelzimmer!

Tracey Thorn

best Beatles song

I don't like the Beatles either, I ...

Boom Bip

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

The Invisible

you are love sick?
Joni Mitchell - A Case Of You

Junior Boys

a song you wish you'd written yourself

I've never written a song that made ...

Efterklang

a song that reminds you of school
The Beverly Hills 90210 theme song

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite things about Bowling Green

Tidballs Bar and Music Venue / Old Lovers Lane ...

Mystery Jets

you run naked through a cornfield?
King Crimson - The Book Of Saturday

Ratatat

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

Seelenluft

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Kelli Ali

you destroy a hotel room?
Pixies - Velouria

Shine 2009

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Omar - There's Nothing Like This

Mechanical Bride

perfect anthem for Brighton
The Who - Pinball Wizard

First Aid Kit

you make love?
T. Rex - Hot Love

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

your boozed up anthem
«99 Bottles Of Beers On The Wall»

Horse Meat Disco

learn these three songs by heart:
Liza Minnelli - Liza With A Z

Nocturnes

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
The 1921A - Broken Hinges

Gary Numan

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

DJ Nu-Mark

a song that reminds you of school
Depeche Mode - Get The Balance Right

Chelonis R. Jones

a record you fell in love to
Machine - There But For The Grace Of God

Tindersticks

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

Jakob der Lügner

you relax on a beach?
The Donnas - Too Bad About Your Girl

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite band hailing from the city?

Kite

Parlour

your party anthem
Loose Joints - Is It All Over My Face (Male Version)

Glass Candy

your sunday morning song
Bob Dylan - One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below)

Telepopmusik

your boozed up anthem
Cypress Hill - I Wanna Get High

N.A.S.A.

perfect anthem for Sao Paolo
Sabotage - Um Bom Lugar

Mark Archer

the song to be played at your funeral
Plus One - It's Happenin'

Cornelius

you are in a depressive mood?
Kylie Minogue - I Should Be So Lucky

Minus 8

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

Alan Oldham

No. 9
The Losers

Ruede Hagelstein

you make love?
Theophilus London - Hey Wonderful

Chris & Cosey

your ultimate heartbreak song

Cosey: I don't have one in particular ...

Art Brut

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

Bloc Party

you make love?
Clinic - Distortions

KT Tunstall

a song that reminds your friends of you
KT Tunstall - Suddenly I See

A Touch Of Class

you make love?

Keinen, weil das nicht ganz fair wäre...

Lhasa

perfect anthem for Montreal
Lhasa - Anyone And Everyone

Lail Arad

you are love sick?

Then I find it very hard to listen ...

Vashti Bunyan

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Leif, Whyn and Benjamin – my three children. Because ...

Matthew Herbert

take these three tools with you:

nail clippers / a pocket saw / my computer

Eagles Of Death Metal

you sit in the subway?

I don’t ride the subway because people ...

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite sound in the city?

How the city sounds in the evening of ...

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite instruments

Cello / Drums / Classical Guitar / Clarinet / Piano

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Metallica - And Justice For All

Rainer Trüby

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Culcha Candela - Monster

Loane

a song you would send over the ocean
Elli et Jacno - Les Nuits de la pleine lune

DJ Hell

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

Erik Truffaz

you drive a car late at night?
Radiohead

The Phantom Band

a song that reminds your friends of you
Roy C - Shotgun Wedding

Million Stylez


Stockholm

I love Stockholm because I was born ...

Stefan Goldmann

you walk through a dark forest?
John Zorn - Cobra

The Rayographs

first record you bought
Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract

Ralphi Rosario

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Madonna - Bad Girl

Wally Badarou

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

Hannah Cohen

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Portishead

Bobbito Garcia

you wake up?
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - I Think I'll Call It ...

Kasper Bjorke

first record you bought
Back To The Future Soundtrack

Molly Wagger

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Deftones - Pink Maggit

Radio 4

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

Mark E.

you sit in a plane?
2 Bad Mice - Bombscare

Windsurf

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

Holger Czukay

you wake up?

Keinen. Und schon gar nicht Songs.

Tha 4orce

best Marley Marl track
Masta Ace - Letter To The Better

The Golden Filter

you sit in the subway?
New Order - Fine Time

Aaron Wright

first record you bought
Bon Jovi - These Days

The Chap

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

by fax (Phil Collins’ style) / go to Jerry ...

The Late Greats

you feel like 1982?

Dirty post punk which violates all of your ...

Penguin Prison

a song to seduce you
Sade - Soldier Of Love

Port O'Brien

a song you would use as a ring-tone
R. Kelly & Usher - Same Girl

Mélissa Laveaux

best song by Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen - Joan Of Arc

Matthew Dear

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

Morton Valence

you sit by the river?
Urban Noises

Division Of Laura Lee

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

Alexandra Hope

you go to a club?
The Seeds - Can't Seem To Make You Mine

Editors

you go to a club?
Bloc Party - Banquet

Renegade Soundwave

your party anthem
King Bee - Back By Dope Demand

Olafur Arnalds

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Death Cab for Cutie - Stable Song

Fan Death

your ultimate heartbreak song
Prince - Strange Relationship

Chromeo

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Bad

Gary Lucas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Feel Fine

Orishas

you cook?

Oh, I love to cook. It’s such ...

Erol Alkan

you sit in the subway?
Stereolab

Invisible Conga People

you jog?
The Rabbits - Wa, Wa, Wa

Bottin

No. 1

New York, JFK. It takes ages to get ...

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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 ultimate heartbreak song
Billy Holiday - My Man

+more

Doe Paoro

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

+more

Valery Gore

you make love?
Bernice - Pacemaker

+more

Sarah Jaffe

perfect anthem for Denton
Midlake - Roscoe

+more