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Xiu Xiu

is the brain child of Jamie Stewart from San Jose, California. Since its inception in 2002 the avant-gard e group released eight proper albums, one live set and a best of («Xiu Xiu for Life: The first 5 Years»). Stewart's current bndmates are multi-instrumentalist Angela Seo and percussionist Ches Smith.

If you were stranded on a deserted island you would...
take these three books along:

the bible / the koran / the gita

take these three CDs/records with you:

a complete box set of islamic music / a complete box set of bach / a complete box set of songs of the Hump Back whale

start to learn these three things:

being nice / kung fu / playing piano

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

crime / prostition / drugs

invite these three persons for a weekend:

my niece / my friend Miya Osaki / George W. Bush

get these three pets:

a pig / an elephant / a manatee

Questions answered by: Jamie Stewart

Kool & The Gang

you sit in a plane?
The Temptations - Beauty Is Only Skin Deep

Dwele

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

Glimpse

5 favorite books

John Niven: «Kill Your Friends» / Alan de Botton ...

Leo Zero

best concert you ever attended
Trouble Funk

Tanya Stephens

you run naked through a cornfield?

Police sirens. They will come and catch me!

Lopazz

you are in the sauna?

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

Alela Diane

perfect anthem for Nevada?
Casual Fog - Bitchin' Majestic

Wooden Shjips

you walk in the rain?
Sweet & Honey - Bad Stone

Mungolian Jetset

you wake up?

Nokia's Alarmer tune. It’s a bit ...

Sondre Lerche

you sit in the subway?
Pavement - You Are A Light

The Emperor Machine

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Emperor Machine - An Introduction To Outer Space

Anne Clark

5 favorite drinks

Tea (Earl Grey and all black varieties) / Champagne ...

Gwyneth Herbert

you go to a club?
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

Lydia Lunch

you drive into the country?
Howlin' Wolf - The Natchez Burning; Bobbie Gentry - Ode...

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Ray Barreto - Eye Of The Beholder

Sharon van Etten

the song to be played at your funeral
Nick Drake - Which Will

Renegade Soundwave

your boozed up anthem
N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton

Smudo

you prepare for an important date?
Weird Al Yankovic - Bohemian Polka

No Age

you pretend to be married?
Sid Vicious - Stepping Stone

Glen Johnson

your favorite sing-a-long tune
The Cure - Three Imaginary Boys

Pyrolator

you sit in a plane?
Barbara Morgenstern - Please Wake Me For Meals

Brasstronaut

you make love?
Kanye West/Jay-Z - Put On (Remix)

Yacht

No. 5
Green Day - Kerplunk

A Touch Of Class

the song to be played at your funeral
Boney M. - Gotta Go Home

Loane

a record you fell in love to
The Eagles - Hotel California

Coyote

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Sabres Of Paradise - Haunted Dancehall

Kevin Saunderson

which person from the city you like the most?

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

Omar

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

The Jackets

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

David Holmes

you wake up?
Stereolab

Shitdisco

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dave Berry - The Crying Game

Cosmo

5 favorite things that make you sexy

DJ-ing / Frost French skinny jeans / Jean Paul Gaultier ...

Everything Everything

you paint your apartment?
Shania Twain - That Don't Impress Me Much

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Metallica - Fade To Black

Empire Of The Sun

you sit in a plane?
Daft Punk - Something About Us

Steve Mason

a song that reminds you of school
X-Ray Spex - Oh Bondage! Up Yours!

Gossip

you work in the garden?
Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come

Justus Köhncke

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computerliebe

The Phantom Band

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Scouting For Girls

Dego

you cook?
Krishna Shah - Shalimar OST

Zambri

you paint your apartment?
Little Dragon - Feather

Leroy Burgess

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Fifth Dimension - Stoned Soul Picnic

Frank Black

invite these three persons for a weekend:

John Waters (Mr. Francis pointed out that he ...

Morgan Geist

you are love sick?

Silence.

Lotte Kestner

your party anthem

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

Alex Smoke

you are love sick?
Khonnor - Handwriting

Jesse Lenat

you sit in the subway?
Jesse Lenat - Heal

Peter Kruder

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

Justine D

you drive a car late at night?
New Order - Elegia

Kon & Amir

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

Ratatat

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Pavement

Howling Bells

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

Franz Nicolay

you walk the cat walk?
Fred Astaire - Steppin' Out With My Baby

Fingerpicked

No. 17
Stratus - Footprints (Fragments, 2011)

Turzi

best concert you ever attended
Primal Scream

Van She

5 favorite bands you know personally

Soulwax / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Cut Copy / The Presets ...

Magic Arm

you want to disturb your neighbours?
David Bowie - Oh! You Pretty Things

Shawn Lee

your liberation anthem
Patti Labelle - New Attitude

Phenomenal Handclap Band

the song to be played at your funeral
Derek Warne - Comes The Cajun

These New Puritans

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Björk - Venus As A Boy

Horace Andy

you sit in the subway?

I only read a paper.

Interpol

you prepare for an important date?
Jneiro Jarel - Big Bounce Theory

Jill Jones

you make love?
Radiohead - Go Slowly

The Diaphanoids

you are love sick?
Nick Cave

Yellowman

first record you bought

Well, as a young kid I worked for ...

Saint Etienne

you ride a bicycle?
Vince Guaraldi Trio - Linus And Lucy

Slove

you make love?
DJ Hell - The Angst Pt. 1

Lindstrom

perfect anthem for Oslo
Uriah Heep - Heartache City

The Priscillas

first record you remember
Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop

The Invisible

5 favorite cartoon characters

The Uninvited Batman / Stimpy / Ren / Homer Simpson / Inspector ...

The Chap

5 favorite records
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico

Minus 8

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
David Bowie - Five Years

Georg Levin

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Earth, Wind & Fire - Love Music

Matthew Herbert

get these three pets:

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

Fabrizio Mammarella

the song to be played at your funeral
New York Citi Peech Boys - Life Is Something Special

Dennis Kane

you sit in a plane?

Same as in subway. Although sometimes I'll ...

Tha 4orce

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The Show

Valery Gore

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize??

First Aid Kit

you prepare for an important date?
Karen Dalton - When A Man Loves A Woman

Marius Circus

the song to be played at your funeral
Imagination - Point Of No Return

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Chet Baker

Bosque Brown

perfect anthem for Denton
Centro-Matic - Too Much Downtime

Meret Becker

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Townes Van Zandt - Waiting Around To Die

Barbara Carlotti

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tim Hardin - Reason To Believe

Whitehouse

your party anthem
Baby's Gang - Happy Song

AM

No. 10
Van Halen - Fair Warning

Bodies Of Water

a song you would send over the ocean
Maurice Ravel - Daphnis Et Chloé - Part 2: Même Mouveme...

M.A.N.D.Y.

you cook?
Justin Timberlake - Senorita

Trans Am

you are in a depressive mood?
Neil Young

New Young Pony Club

you are on a football field?

Yuck. It’s a blood sport and should ...

Seelenluft

first record you remember
Trio Eugster

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced

Al Kent

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

Coldplay

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Bjorn Torske

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

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite personal victories

still making music / not loosing my marbles / rising ...

GusGus

you make love?
Gus Gus - Polydistortion

Funkmasters

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

Shakespeares Sister

your party anthem
James Brown - Honky Tonk

Orishas

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

Oh! I listen to the ghosts, of course ...

Birdy Nam Nam

you are window shopping?
Junior Mafia - Get Money

Holger Czukay

you make love?

Gott oh Gott, mich dann auch noch mit ...

Bebel Gilberto

you relax on a beach?
João Donato - Lugar Comum

Sóley

a song you would use as a ring-tone

The Jazz flute scene from the film «Anchorman ...

Air

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

Chris & Cosey

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

Scout Niblett

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pixies - Hey

Dollskabeat

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Can - Moonshake

Bottin

best concert you ever attended
Steely Dan

Micah P. Hinson

a song that reminds you of school
The Toadies - Backslider

Michael Mayer

record you were looking for the longest
John Carpenter - They Live

Rich Medina

you sit in a plane?
Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner

The Revenge

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

Dillon

you make love?

Regengeräusche. Also sicherlich keine Musik. Meistens hat ...

Apiento

you drive a car late at night?
Fuse - Uva

Yuck

you wake up?
Built To Spill - Life's A Dream

Wally Badarou

your boozed up anthem
Count Basie - The Kid From Red Bank

Eagles Of Death Metal

you go to a club?
Madonna - Music

Junior Boys

a record you fell in love to

Strangely I don't really associate music with ...

The Morning Benders

best soundtrack ever
Days Of Being Wild

Emmy The Great

best video clip you ever saw
Beastie Boys - Sabotage

Belle & Sebastian

a song that reminds you of school
Carter USM - 30 Something

DJ Nu-Mark

your boozed up anthem
M.O.P. - Ante Up

Bob Power

your liberation anthem
Sly & The Family Stone - Stand

Bomb The Bass

first record you bought
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II

Chrome Hoof

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

DJ Hell

you are in a depressive mood?
Radiohead - Sail To The Moon

Erik Truffaz

you wake up?
Robert Wyatt - Comicopera

Osborne

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
The Smiths

Justice

5 favorite records
The Beatles - Revolver

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you drive a car late at night?
Creedence Clearwater Revival - I Put A Spell On You

Andreya Triana

the song to be played at your funeral
Al Green - Simply Beautiful

Grizzly Bear

you are on a football field?

I’m never on a football field.

Heidi Happy

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Johnny Cash - Bird On A Wire

Modeselektor

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

Strassenbahn / Bus / Flugzeug (Lufthansa) / Taxi / Fahrrad

Sam Amidon

5 favorite restaurants

I don’t go to restaurants.

Jakob der Lügner

you are in a depressive mood?
Chaka Khan - I Feel For You

Gilles Peterson

you wake up?
Yusef Lateef - Brother John

The Project Club

you go fishing?
Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left (LP)

Pilooski

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I don't use songs as a ringtone ...

The Good Natured

take these three games along:

GTA Vice City, which is pretty much the ...

Morton Valence

you sit in a plane?
Buddy Holly

Mooner

No. 7
Supermax - Fly With Me

Invisible Conga People

you are love sick?
Yura Yura Teikoku - Taiyou No Shiroi Kona

Lhasa

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I don’t have a cellphone but if ...

Mechanical Bride

you sit in the subway?
Nico - These Days

A Mountain Of One

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier

Ora Cogan

you relax on a beach?
Neil Young - Stupid Girl

Luca C & Brigante

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Etnica - Tribute

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Dominique Leone

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys - Smiley Smile/Wild Honey

Tiago

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Bitchin Bajas - Fresh Hair

Dani Siciliano

best concert you ever attended
U2

Tal Weiss

your guilty pleasure song
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

Like A Stuntman

you come home from the club?
Robert Pollard - People Are Leaving

The Loose Salute

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall

Rod Thomas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Michelle

Parlour

best concert you ever attended
Front 242

Comanechi

you ride a bicycle?
Jitterin' Jinn - Annie

Good Shoes

you work in the garden?
Young Knives - Weekends And Bleakdays

The Ones

first record you remember
Toots & The Maytals - Monkey Man

Joakim

you sit in the subway?
impLOG - Holland Tunnel Dive

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite magazines

Rolling Stone / Q magazine / Classic Car / The Face

David Morales

you sit by a camp fire?
Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle

Headman

a record you fell in love to
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Andy Gill

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Paul Weller

Martin Rev

you come home from the club?

My head is still filled with all the ...

Droog

you pretend to be married?
Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound Of Silence

Skull Defekts

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Wire / National Geographic / The New York Times

Bush Tetras

you wake up?

Nothing. I meditate and try to shut off ...

Lexx

you prepare for an important date?
Vangelis - Let It Happen

James Pants

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

Au Revoir Simone

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

Psychic Ills

you paint your apartment?
Vangelis - The Dragon

Kinky

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Verve - The Drugs Don't Work

Wooden Birds

best soundtrack ever
Pink Floyd - Obscured By Clouds

Barn Owl

a song to seduce you
The Beatles - I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Neon Heights

you fall asleep?
Sonic Youth - Flowers

The Miserable Rich

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

Munk

you drive a car late at night?

Al Jaazyra.

Lucky Soul

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Pixies - Distance Equals Rate Times Time

Bettye Lavette

best Billie Holiday song
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you drive into the country?
Guided By Voices - Motor Away

Mr Scruff

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

Lovefingers

your guilty pleasure song
Alicia Keys - Empire State Of Mind

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite fruits

Watermelom / Pear / Peach / Goji Berry / Red Grape

Hannah Scott

a record you fell in love to
Elisa - Lotus

Spinto Band

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

Heavy

you drive a car late at night?
Q-Tip - Let's Ride

Manuel Tur

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Candi Staton - When You Wake Up Tomorrow

Round Table Knights

you walk the cat walk?
Holy Ghost! - Hold On

The Bangles

you are love sick?
The Beatles - In My Life

Mugwump

you go to a club?
Mugwump - Boutade

Mark E.

you come home from the club?

Some Grime that the taxi driver’s playing.

Rocko Schamoni

favorite club?

Ich verachte Sportclubs. Sportclubs sind wie Kirchen, sie ...

Nick Chacona

first record you remember
The Drifters - Greatest Hits

Kalabrese

your boozed up anthem
Tom Waits - Straight To The Top

Beppe Loda

best concert you ever attended
Rare Earth

Clare & The Reasons

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Because

Ian Hart

first record you remember
«The Hills Are Alive» from The Sound Of Music

Nocturnes

a song you would use as a ring-tone

What ever comes with my phone. Currently some ...

Thievery Corporation

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

Dynamite Deluxe

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Howlin' Rain

best concert you ever attended
The Boredoms

Race Horses

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

John Foxx

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Howlin' Wolf - Smokestacks Lightnin'

Morpheus

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

Anni Rossi

5 favorite books

Francesco Scavullo: «Scavullo Women» / John Barrett: «Wimbledon: The ...

Caron Wheeler

the song to be played at your funeral
Chaka Khan & Bruce Hornsby - Love Me Still

Horse Meat Disco

take these three DVDs along:

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

Linda Lewis

a record you fell in love to
Aretha Franklin - Respect

Trusme

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

Zwicker

you are in a depressive mood?
Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out

Final Fantasy

you wake up?

I don’t listen to music in the ...

José James

you relax on a beach?
João Gilberto

Chris Carrier

5 favorite remixes
Manik - Aftermath Class (Rick Wade Detroit Chiller Remi...

Anna Kashfi

a record you fell in love to
Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid

!!!

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Void

Simple Kid

you drive a car late at night?
Nervous Norvus - Transfusion

The Soulsavers

first record you remember
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Architeq

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Prince Far I - Rain From The Sky

Gnod

your guilty pleasure song
Hall & Oates - I Can't Go For That

Ronny & Renzo

you sit in a plane?
Model 500 - No UFO's

My Morning Jacket

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

Theo Parrish

first record you remember
Stevie Wonder - I Wish

Ada

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

Studio 672 / Barracuda Bar / Karneval 

Jimmy Edgar

your boozed up anthem
Prince - Erotic City

The Bees

you are in the sauna?
GZA - Cold World

Brothers Of End

you are love sick?
The Shangri-Las - Past, Present and Future

Richard Norris

5 favorite English words

plinth / orgone / triptamine / foxy / languid

My Bee's Garden

record you were looking for the longest
Public Strain - Women

Oneida

you are love sick?
New Order

Johnossi

favorite sports team?

J&O: Djurgarden (soccer team)

Moonboots

your boozed up anthem
Pergon - The Deliverer

Mouse On Mars

your boozed up anthem
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Brennan Green

you are love sick?
The Supremes - It's Time to Break Down

KT Tunstall

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tom Waits - Murder In The Red Barn

Lisbee Stainton

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

Moving Units

you make love?
Motley Crue - Shout At The Devil

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite band hailing from the city?

Kite

Windsurf

best video clip you ever saw
Electric Light Orchestra - Xanadu

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

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

Alva Noto

you camp in the desert?
Coil - Triple Sun

Soul Clap

the song to be played at your funeral
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads

Jacob Golden

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Jacques Renault

No. 5
Donovan - Jennifer Juniper

Tracey Thorn

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sting

Jesh


Top 10 albums of all time

Terence Bernardo

first record you bought
Duran Duran - The Reflex

VV Brown

you go to a club?
Beyoncé - Freakum Dress

Candi Staton

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers - Why Do Fools Fall In Lo...

Dinky

5 favorite records
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 2

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you make breakfast?

Das Geräusch des Wassererhitzers, die Orangenpresse, der ...

Editors

you sit in the subway?
The Cure - Lovesong

Prince Language

your boozed up anthem
First Choice - Let No Man Put Asunder (Ron Hardy Edit)

Nicole Willis

take these three CDs/records with you:
Rotary Connection - Hey Love

Rebelski

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
SClub7

Captain Sensible

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

Ian Pooley

you meet your parents?
Kraftwerk - Trans Europa Express

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song that reminds your friends of you

Das werde ich sie bei Gelegenheit mal fragen.

The Juan MacLean

No. 7
Lil’ Louis - French Kiss

Soft Rocks

you drive a car late at night?
Vangelis - Theme From Bladerunner

Beautiful Swimmers

you prepare for an important date?
The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you take a bubble bath?
Amy Holland - She's On Fire

Still Going

your party anthem
James Brown

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite books

Jan Potocki - Die Handschrift von Saragossa / Cabrera Infante ...

Padded Cell

you go to a club?
Subway - 44110

Ben Watt

you drive a car late at night?
Au Revoir Simone - Through The Backyards

Rainer Trüby

the song to be played at your funeral
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

Kasper Bjorke

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

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you prepare a candle light dinner?
A Winged Victory For The Sullen

David Pajo

take these three books along:

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

Panico


Top 10 favourite albums of all time

The Late Greats

you drive a car late at night?
Bing Crosby

Boozoo Bajou

No. 9
Tony Joe White - Black & White

Mystery Jets

you play a game of chess?
Yann Tiersen

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite drinks

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

Pacifika

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Toby plays the drums.

Cazals

your party anthem
Ike & Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits

Doe Paoro

a record you fell in love to
Van Morrison – Astral Weeks

Riccio


Bologna

In Flagranti

you come home from the club?

I like it quiet after the club. 

Living Things


Top 10  all time favorite albums

Stephan Remmler

the song to be played at your funeral
Stephan Remmler - Alles hat ein Ende nur die Wurst hat ...

Alexander Robotnick

you are in a depressive mood?
Gilbert Becaud - Et Maintenant

Brian Jackson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Rick James & Teena Marie - Fire & Desire

Social Disco Club

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

Gravenhurst

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
The Smiths - Unhappy Birthday

Cosmo Vitelli

best soundtrack ever
Peggy Lee - Johnny Guitar

Thieves Like Us

first record you remember
Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight

Emma Tricca

your boozed up anthem
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks

DJ Touché

No. 8

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

Zohra

5 favorite records
Human League - Being Boiled

Devendra Banhart

you prepare for an important date?
The Espers - The Espers (LP)

Oyvind Morken

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - We Are The Robots

Tahiti 80

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Chet Baker - My Funny Valentine

Mugison

5 favorite things to be afraid of

cars / airplanes / whenever people are in groups - that ...

Motor City Drum Ensemble

your boozed up anthem

Sobald ich auflege eigentlich jede Platte.

Baikonour

record you were looking for the longest
Amon Duul II - Yeti Talks To Yogi

Quiet Village

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Love Inks

your party anthem
Outkast - The Love Below

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Normal - Warm Leatherette

Chelonis R. Jones

you need to get work done?
The Isley Brothers - Work To Do

Art Brut

a song that reminds you of school
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band - I'm The Urban Space Man

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite books

Jane Austen: «Pride And Prejudice» / Lewis Carroll: «Through ...

Sandi Thom

first record you remember
Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Flying

Luke Haines

5 favorite books

Colin Wilson: «Ritual In The Dark» / Robert Irwin ...

Million Stylez

favorite restaurant?

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

Lone Wolf

a record you fell in love to
Tom Waits - Saving All My Love For You

Matmos

you are love sick?
Cat Power - Metal Heart

Casual

you go to a club?
Lil Scrappy

Dave Clarke

you sit in a plane?
Gravenhurst

Kissey Asplund

a song that reminds you of school
Brand New Heavies - Dream On Dreamer

Bill Callahan

the song to be played at your funeral
Willie Nelson - Pick Up The Tempo

Sebastien Tellier

best concert you ever attended
Prince

Bill Adler

a song that reminds your friends of you
Frank Sinatra - How Little It Matters (How Little We Kn...

Midlake

first record you bought
Rush - Permanent Waves

Gary Numan

best concert you ever attended
Rammstein

Gemma Ray

you make love?
Bo Diddley - Power House

Erobique

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Ruckzuck

DJ Vadim

perfect anthem for London
Roots Manuva - Juggle Tings Proper

Phil Mison

best concert you ever attended
Jon Lucien

Cornelius

you repair a synthesizer?
Raymond Scott

Mark Archer

a song that reminds you of school
New Order - Blue Monday/The Beach

The Earlies

the song to be played at your funeral
Emmylou Harris & Gram Parsons - In My Hour of Darkness

Jimi Jamison

best concert you ever attended
Yes

Camille

you walk in the rain?

«Singing In The Rain» sung by myself.

Kaos

a song that reminds your friends of you
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Ricardo Villalobos

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

Kelli Ali

you camp in the desert?
Elliott Smith - Angeles

Unconventional Science

first record you remember
NOFX - Heavy Petting Zoo

Boom Bip

you wake up?
Ice Cube - The Wrong Nigga To Fuck Wit

Blow Monkeys

your party anthem
Parliament - Flashlight

Adonis

first record you remember
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown

Defend Moscow

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dire Straits - Romeo And Juliet

Daddy-O

you relax on a beach?
Yanni - Meditation Nightingale

Hannah Cohen

your sunday morning song
Anything by Marcos Valle

Malachai

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Wurzels - I Am A Cider Drinker

Radio 4

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

Drugstore

you drive into the country?

Miss M likes to be driven away, anytime ...

Luke Solomon

5 favorite records
Chez Damier - Close

Dollboy

the song to be played at your funeral
David Essex - Rock On

Alexandra Hope

you ride a bicycle?
Young Marble Giants - Salad Days

Kool Keith

best Marley Marl track
MC Shan - Left Me Lonely

Lail Arad

you make love?
Salt 'n' Pepa - Let's Talk About Sex

Little Jackie

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah

Pearly Gates

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again (Like We Did Last Su...

Daniel Wang

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sumeria - Golden Tears

Duke Special

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Letter To Hermione

Fan Death

a song to seduce you
Depeche Mode - In Your Room

Sven Väth

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York

Heidi

you feel like 1992?
The Verve - A Storm In Heaven

Nils Frahm

you drive a car late at night?
Boards Of Canada - Geogaddi

Circlesquare

you drive a car late at night?
Exocet - Demon Seed

Azari & III

you rob a bank?
Body Count - Cop Killer

Marc Romboy

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Cult - Fire Woman

Tindersticks

your boozed up anthem
Tubeaway Army - Replicas

Black Devil Disco Club

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

In this type of hotels, there are often ...

John Klemmer

you run naked through a cornfield?

If I want to float instead of run ...

Ilya Santana

first record you remember
The Alan Parsons Project - Mammagamma

Lloyd Cole

a record you fell in love to
Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

Shine 2009

you make love?
Odyssey - Who

Hot Chip

you drive a car late at night?
Roy Orbison - I Drove All Night

Tiga

perfect anthem for Montreal
Frankie Knuckles - The Whistle Song

Plum

take these three CDs/records with you:
Unsung - I Looked Back At My House, White As A Washing ...

Whomadewho

you are on the tour bus?
Frank Zappa

Paul Frick

you eat a pizza?
Dam-Funk - Hood Pass

Fanfarlo

first record you remember
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

Travis

you run from the cops?
Primal Scream - Trainspotting

DJ Cherrystones

you prepare for an important date?
Glenn Branca - Lesson No 1

US3

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Valentine Brothers - Money’s Too Tight To Mention

Ashley Beedle

you drive a car late at night?
The Dells - Walk On By

Max Tundra

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Coldplay - Yellow

Alan Oldham


Comics that inspired me (in no particular order)

Anja Schneider

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

The Hidden Cameras

the song to be played at your funeral
Leonard Cohen - Dance Me To The End Of Love

Kurt Maloo

a record you fell in love to
Julie Driscoll & Brian Auger Trinity - Season Of The Wi...

Ray Mang

you feel like 1982?
Dinosaur L - Go Bang

Fol Chen

you sit in the subway?
Richard Hawley - The Light At The End Of The Tunnel (Wa...

Ewan Pearson

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

Telephones

you go to a club?
Dance Reaction - Disco Train

Ed Harcourt

you walk through a dark forest?
Henry Hall & His Orchestra - The Teddy Bear's Picnic

Chris Coco

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Foo Fighters - All My Life

Olafur Arnalds

your ultimate heartbreak song
Death Cab for Cutie - Stable Song

Swahili Blonde

your sunday morning song
The Kinks - Sitting By The Riverside

Constance Amiot

the song to be played at your funeral

I just hope it’ll be a «happy ...

Whirlwind Heat

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jim Croce -Time In A Bottle

Max Essa

you come home from the club?
Fleetwood Mac - Brown Eyes

Mavis Staples

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sly & The Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime

Miss Platnum

you run from the cops?
Miss Platnum - Mercedes Benz

Electric 6

you make love?
Monster Magnet - Dopes To Infinity (LP)

Tom Vek

you cook?
Gonzales - Gogol

James Yorkston

first record you remember
Carl Perkins - Matchbox

Peanut Butter Wolf

your party anthem

I guess anything by Ed Banger. I went ...

Headless Heroes

you surf the internet?
Herbie Hancock - Chameleon

Architecture In Helsinki

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Animal Collective - Winters Love

Sandro Perri

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Judas Priest - The Ripper

Bloc Party

you sit in a plane?
Neil Young - Lookout Joe

Julia Franck

get these three pets:

Soll das heissen, ich lebe dort in einem ...

John Daly

take these three CDs/records with you:
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

Kathryn Williams

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

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite cities

I'm more of a country girl at ...

DJ Nature

perfect song to end a party with
Ramsey Lewis - Sun Goddess

Pastor

your boozed up anthem
At The Drive-In - Arcasenal

Mélissa Laveaux

a song to seduce you
Suzanne Vega - Caramel

Woodpigeon

5 favorite bands that hail from Calgary

Chad Van Gaalen / The Consonant C / Women / Honeybear ...

Robin Saville

you take a bubble bath?
Dollboy - Ringers

Bill Brewster

you are stoned?
Harvey Mandel - The Snake

Hatcham Social

your sunday morning song
Buddy Holly - It Doesn't Matter Anymore

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite personal belongings

navy blue and white-striped T-shirt / jukebox / White Stripes ...

Karl Culley

first record you remember
Paul Simon - Graceland

Aaron Wright

your sunday morning song
Squeeze

Marissa Nadler

you feel like 1982?

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

We Are Scientists

5 favorite months

September / October / November / April / May

Telepopmusik

the song to be played at your funeral
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World

Al McKay

you prepare for an important date?

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

Jonathan Wilson

you prepare for an important date?
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - A Minor Place

Jesper Dahlbäck


Stockholm is defenitly a love/hate city. Some ...

White Hinterland

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Datarock

you are on a football field?
Kaptein Kaliber - Jeg Kjoper Middag

Richard Hawley

you are love sick?

Never am, mate.

Mirror Mirror

perfect anthem for New York
Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan

Chromeo

No. 8
Mobb Deep - Quiet Storm

Stefan Goldmann

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Meine Nachbarn sind schon genervt genug.

Sibrydion

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bill Withers - Lean On Me

Toby Tobias

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

Cypress Hill

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
2Pac - To Live And Die In LA

Fiona Daniel

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Zauberflöte

White Denim

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

Odawas

your ultimate heartbreak song
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

Lucky Luke

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She Said She Said

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite bands you know personally

Morning Teleportation / Screaming Tea Party / Foals / Autovaughn / Let ...

Simone White

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Tim Sweeney

you wake up?
Pink Floyd - Time

Howe Gelb

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

Not missing a thing.

Bit-tuner

take these three games along:

Super Mario Kart / Sim City / Fifa Soccer

Jay Jay Johanson

you wake up?
Brian Eno - The Pearl

Woolfy

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Smiths - Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I ...

Ralphi Rosario

record you were looking for the longest
Giorgio Moroder introducing Chris Bennett - Munich Mach...

Peter Broderick

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

Large Professor

No. 6
The Masterdon Committee - Funk Box Party

Vetiver

your ultimate heartbreak song
Buffalo Springfield - Expecting To Fly

Xiu Xiu

take these three CDs/records with you:

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

El-P

your boozed up anthem
SA Smash - Smash TV

Jazzanova

you feel like 1982?
Magnificent Three & Fearless Master - Crush

C. Gibbs

best video clip you ever saw
A Flock Of Seagulls - And I Ran

Hacienda

first record you bought
The Beatles - Number 1's

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song that reminds you of school
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze

Marcus Bonfanti

your party anthem
Freddie King - Pack It Up

Metronomy

first record you remember
Simply Red

Michael Reinboth

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
David Sylvian - Brilliant Trees

Efterklang

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

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite bands you know personally

Sebadoh / Lambchop / Silver Jews / Spiritual Family Reunion / Trauma ...

Little Dragon

a song that reminds your friends of you
Jan Hammer - Don't You Know

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you run from the cops?
Falco - Auf der Flucht

Magic Mike

a record you fell in love to
The Commodores - Easy

CALLmeKAT

favorite sound in the city?

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

Trentemoller

you make breakfast?
Brian Eno - Thursday Afternoon

Colder

No. 4
Current 93 - Angel

Wolfmother

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

Rumer

your ultimate heartbreak song
I Loves You Porgy

Bing Ji Ling

your ultimate heartbreak song
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - The Love I Lost

Faust

record you were looking for the longest

Sorry, habe nie Platten gesucht. Alles dem Zufall ...

N.A.S.A.

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Twilight Zone Theme

Future Beat Alliance

a song that reminds you of school
Demon Boyz

Bobbito Garcia

you go to a club?
Public Enemy - Bring The Noise

Wall-E

you are love sick?
Peter Gabriel - Down To Earth

Kinski

a song that reminds you of school
Adam & The Ants - Goody Two Shoes

The Golden Filter

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Fever Ray - If I Had A Heart

King Britt

you sit in a plane?
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?

Chikinki

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lerner/Loewe - If Ever I Should Leave You

Morningwood

a record you fell in love to
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Marit Bergman

your party anthem
Bounce Camp - Big Dancin

Ost & Kjex

you paint your apartment?
Motörhead - Eat The Rich

Seether

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Elton John - Rocket Man

Glass Candy

get these three pets:

cat / dog / parrot

Ilija Rudman

your party anthem
Tony Lee - Love So Deep (Dub Version)

Melanie C

5 favorite personal belongings

Phone / TV / Car / iPod / Home

Kris Menace

you watch girls go by?
Vikter Duplaix - Morning Fun

Tridact

you make love?
Barbara Mason - Give Me Your Love

Matthew Dear

take these three tools with you:

Guitar Tuner / Guitar / Guitar string cutter

David Rodigan

No. 19
Shabba Ranks - Ting A Ling

Explosions In The Sky

you are on a football field?
Pantera - Mouth For War

DJ Mehdi

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Kate Bush

DJ Kent

you repair a synthesizer?
Raymond Scott - Manhattan Research Inc.

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Defari

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Visions

Suzanne Vega

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

Kathy Zimmer

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

Chateau Flight

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock

Prefuse 73

a song that reminds you of school
Kurtis Blow - Basketball

Papst & Abstinenzler

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Wall Of Voodoo - Factory

Studio

you take a bubble bath?
Suicide - Diamonds, Furcoats And Champagne

Chromatics

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Roxy Music

Ame

you drive a car late at night?
Prefab Sprout - Steve McQueen

Memory Band

you feel like 1967?
Basil Kirchin - Abstractions Of The Industrial North

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico

Jackpot

you sit in a plane?
Skinny Puppy - Dig It

Terry Lynn

favorite band hailing from the city?

Jimmy Cliff

Yoav

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Kid Koala

you are love sick?
Hank Williams - Lovesick Blues

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Seventh World - Seventh World

Charles Webster

you drive a car late at night?
The Blue Nile - Hats

Wordsworth

a song that reminds you of school
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock - It Takes Two

Soul Mekanik

you make love?
Linkwood Family - Piece Of Mind

Young Knives

get these three pets:

mouse / raven / goat

James Holden

the song to be played at your funeral
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Karl Bartos

record you were looking for the longest

Gibt es nicht, heutzutage findet man im Internet ...

Peter, Bjorn & John

you go to a club?
Zongamin - Serious Trouble

Audie Darling

favorite restaurant?

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

Raul Midon

5 favorite drinks

Mineral water / Gin Tonic / Water / Cerveza dos equis ...

When Saints Go Machine

you are on the tour bus?
Deerhoof - Giga Dance

Charlotte Hatherley

you make love?
Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
Lambchop - Up With People

Tony Carrasco

5 favorite movies

1. «Blade Runner». A classic cat and mouse ...

Max Romeo

your liberation anthem
The Melodians - Rivers Of Babylon

Pink Skull

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

Syd Matters

you play ping-pong?
AC/DC - Stiff Upper Lip

James Murphy

you cook?
Terry Reid - Sweater

Mark Richardson

you wake up?
Queen - Father To Son

The Fray

you wake up?
The Innocence Mission - One For Sorrow, Two For Joy

Newton Faulkner

a song that reminds you of school
Radiohead - Creep

Pepe Bradock

you play ping-pong?
Ron Trent - Sometimes I Feel Like

Ingrid Olava


I used to hate Oslo, when I first ...

Kid Loco

you go to a club?
Primal Scream - Loaded

Port O'Brien

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West

Wolf People

record you were looking for the longest
Los Mismos - Pasa El Tran

Chuck D

you ride a bicycle?

Break Beats

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite magazines

Plan B / Stool Pigeon / The Idler / Viz / Private ...

Tim Mälzer

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

Kneipen und Restaurants / Supermärkte / den HSV

Stratus

the perfect anthem for Dublin
Tom Waits - The Piano Has Been Drinking

Minotaur Shock

you go to a club?
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere

Erol Alkan

you relax on a beach?
Mantronix - Push Yer Hands Up

Todd Terje

record you were looking for the longest
Marta Acuna - Dance Dance Dance

Kissogram

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Fall - The Joke

Broken Social Scene

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

repertory cinemas / pretty girls / the beat

A Guy Called Gerald

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder

Cajun Dance Party

first record you remember
Mr. Boom - Dance Around The Moon

Monday Michiru

a song that reminds you of school
Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata

Black Angels

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Pink Floyd - The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn

Cosmin TRG

you prepare for an important date?
Anthony Rother - Hacker

Sons And Daughters

you play ping-pong?
Stereolab - Ping Pong

Annie

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

Trevor Jackson

you make love?

Silence.

Beverley Knight

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

Senor Coconut

you sit in a plane?
Sun Ra - We Travel The Spaceways

Angel Deradoorian

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Earth, Wind & Fire - The Best Of Earth, Wind & Fire

Ruede Hagelstein

you destroy a hotel room?
Korn - Blind

Apache Beat

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marine Girls - On My Mind

Holy Ghost!

you go to a club?
Fleetwood Mac - Never Going Back

Afrika Bambaataa

you make love?
The Isley Brothers - Groove With You

Irvine Welsh

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

Nicky Siano

you make love?

Rock... I love to fuck to rock... It ...

The Rayographs

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

Gary Lucas

first record you remember
Thurston Harris - Little Bitty Pretty One

The Shortwave Set

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

J Rawls

5 favorite human inventions

computer / phonograph / video / television / celly

ESG

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

Penguin Prison

a record you fell in love to
Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song

Fujiya & Miyagi

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

Our Broken Garden

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t.

Polly Scattergood

you go to a club?
Faithless - God Is A DJ

Alter Ego

your party anthem
Chic - Dance Dance Dance

Division Of Laura Lee

you go to a club?
The Go-Go's - We Got The Beat

Leon Ware

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Isley Brothers - Got To Have You Back

George Duke

your ultimate heartbreak song
George Duke - No Rhyme No Reason

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite concert venues

Golden Poodle, Hamburg / Jazz Cafe, London / BAM, New ...

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a record you fell in love to
Joni Mitchell - A Case Of You

Nedry

your boozed up anthem
The Rapture - House Of Jealous Lovers
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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

a song for cat lovers
Tom Jones - What's New Pussy Cat

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Doe Paoro

record you were looking for the longest

These Kora recordings I had bought in Botswana and then lost. Still ...

+more

Valery Gore

you prepare for an important date?
Jamie Lidell - When I Come Back Around

+more

Sarah Jaffe

your liberation anthem
Phantogram - Don't Move

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