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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

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite cities

San Felipe / San Diego / Ibiza / Palm Springs / Bradley ...

Travis

you smuggle diamonds?
Lalo Schifrin - Bullit Soundtrack

Glass Candy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Angelo Badalamenti - Theme From Twin Peaks

Still Going

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

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

Luca C & Brigante

you rob a bank?
John Carpenter - Escape From New York Main Title

Coldplay

perfect anthem for London
When The Saints Go Marching In

Dwele

a record you fell in love to
Mint Condition - Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)

Au Revoir Simone

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

Datarock

you drive a car late at night?
Hüsker Dü

Terry Lynn

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

Musician.

Clare & The Reasons

a record you fell in love to
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Minus 8

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

David Holmes

you are in a depressive mood?
The Beach Boys

The Golden Filter

you sit by a camp fire?
Arthur Brown - Fire

Morton Valence

you go to a club?
The Flintstones Theme Song

Orishas

you paint your apartment?

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

Tracey Thorn

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

Circlesquare

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

A Touch Of Class

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

The Revenge

a song you would use as a ring-tone
AC/DC - Back In Black (string-a-pella)

Magic Mike

a song that reminds you of school
Cybotron - Clear

Kool Keith

you stay in bed?
Johnny Taylor - Disco Lady (Move It In Move It Out)

Chromatics

first record you bought
Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine

Steve Mason

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

Toby Tobias

first record you remember
Sky

Lo Fat Orchestra

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

Doe Paoro

a song that reminds you of school
Dennis Alcapone – Teach The Children

The Fray

favorite restaurant?

An Italian restaurant named «Frasca». It’s actually ...

Studio

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

Heavy

you wake up?
Dynasty - Adventures In The Land Of Music

Race Horses

your party anthem
Hot Chip - Ready For The Floor

Chateau Flight

a song that reminds you of school
Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight

Sven Väth

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dieter Bohlen

Joakim

you cook?
Talking Heads - More Songs About Buildings And Food

Bomb The Bass

first record you bought
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II

Beppe Loda

you wake up?

I don’t listen to music when I ...

We Are Wolves

get these three pets:

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

Alva Noto

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Von Südenfeld - Serious Brainskin

Omar

a song that reminds you of school
Madness - Baggy Trousers

Peanut Butter Wolf

you prepare for an important date?
Daniel Johnston - Story Of An Artist

Dave Clarke

you sit in a plane?
Gravenhurst

The Good Natured

take these three CDs/records with you:
Arcade Fire - Funeral

Telephones

you wake up?
The Wake - Pale Spectre

Headman

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Wolf People

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Strawbs - Witchwood

ESG

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

Hannah Scott

a song that reminds your friends of you
Alanis Morissette - Everything

Erol Alkan

you ride a bicycle?
Hawkwind - Silver Machine

AM

No. 9
Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite drinks

water / lucozade /real ale /real apple juice / tea

Tiga

a song that reminds you of school
Marc Almond - Tears Run Rings

Dominique Leone

learn these three songs by heart:
Varttina - Mataleena

Alter Ego

the song to be played at your funeral
Buzzcocks - Nothing Left

Max Essa

you wake up?
Donny Hathaway - I Love The Lord, He Heard My Cry (Part...

Al McKay

you relax on a beach?
Kenny Loggins - Return To Pooh Corner (LP)

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite books

Philip K. Dick: «Valis» / James Ellroy: «Because The ...

David Rodigan

No. 10
Sir Lord Comic - Ska-ing West

Brian Jackson

a record you fell in love to
The Delfonics - La La Means I Love You

Dego

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Jeff Mills - Humana

Cornelius

you fall asleep?
Robert Wyatt - Shleep

James Yorkston

the song to be played at your funeral
Go, The Mass Is Ended

Fiona Daniel

you cook?
Esbjörn Svensson Trio

These New Puritans

you make love?

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

Trevor Jackson

you sit in a plane?
Closer Music - 123 Gravity

Alela Diane

first record you remember
Patsy Cline - Walking After Midnight

John Klemmer

you work in the garden?

Any kind of New Age music. And hope ...

Dani Siciliano

best concert you ever attended
U2

Bill Callahan

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

Bettye Lavette

your ultimate heartbreak song
Donny Hathaway - Giving Up Is Hard To Do

DJ Cherrystones

you go to a club?
EPMD - Scratch Bring It Back (Part 2 Mic Doc)

Howlin' Rain

the song to be played at your funeral
John Coltrane - My Favorite Things

First Aid Kit

you wash your hair?
Devendra Banhart - Long Haired Child

Lotte Kestner

your sunday morning song
Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken

Peter Kruder

you go to a club?
Trus'me - Working Nights

Kevin Saunderson

where was your first flat?

That was actually on Gratiot Avenue. It was ...

Ray Mang

you are stoned?
Scientist - Meets The Space Invaders

Gravenhurst

you ride a bicycle?

I shouldn’t ride a bicycle for the ...

Baikonour

perfect anthem for Brighton
Amon Tobin - Sordid

Junior Boys

best concert you ever attended
The Boredoms

The Soulsavers

a record you fell in love to
Elliott Smith - Either/Or

Hot Chip

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

Al: I agree with Joe. And spend the ...

Devendra Banhart

you make love?
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Treefight For Sunlight

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Air - La Femme d'Argent

Pearly Gates

your ultimate heartbreak song
Gladys Knight & The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia

DJ Mehdi

your liberation anthem
Bob Dylan - I Shall Be Released; Bob Dylan - When I Pai...

Adonis

your ultimate heartbreak song
Prince - It's Gonna Be Lonely

Thieves Like Us

you drive a car late at night?
Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom - Relevee

Melanie C

5 favorite records
Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life

Scout Niblett

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pixies - Hey

Matmos

you run naked through a cornfield?

Ow! Ow! OW! OW!!!

Bill Brewster

you are in the sauna?
T. Rex - Hot Love

Yoav

first record you remember
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Gwyneth Herbert

you come home from the club?
Janis Ian - When The Party's Over

Whitehouse

a song that reminds you of school
T. Rex - Get It On

Renegade Soundwave

a record you fell in love to
Jimi Hendrix - Angel

The Emperor Machine

you run naked through a cornfield?
Sly & The Family Stone - Runnin' Away

Julia Franck

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

meine Freunde / die potentielle Möglichkeit ins Kino ...

Olafur Arnalds

best video clip you ever saw
Goldfrapp - Happiness

Marit Bergman

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

GusGus

you sit in the subway?

Stefan: There’s no subway in Reykjavik!

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Liars - Drum's Not Bread

Max Romeo

best song by Lee Perry
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Small Axe

Camille

you meet your parents?
David Kramer

Soul Clap

a record you fell in love to
Prince - Hits & B Sides (Disc 2)

Ost & Kjex

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Sisters Of Mercy - Amphetamine Logic

Trentemoller

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

Future Beat Alliance

a song that reminds you of school
Hijack

Todd Terje

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Double - Woman Of The World

Division Of Laura Lee

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Kevin Rowland - You'll Never Walk Alone

Cypress Hill

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

Anna Kashfi

best soundtrack ever
Smooth - You’ve Been Played

Suzanne Vega

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

Kris Menace

you sit in the subway?
Boards Of Canada - Dayvan Cowboy

Nedry

a record you fell in love to
The Postal Service - Give Up

Editors

you run from the cops?
The Police - Message In A Bottle

Air

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - The Reflex

Hannah Cohen

first record you remember
Pink Floyd - The Wall

Unconventional Science

first record you remember
NOFX - Heavy Petting Zoo

Living Things

No. 4
Jimi Hendrix - Band Of Gypsys

Phenomenal Handclap Band

record you were looking for the longest
João Donato - Quem é Quem

Barbara Carlotti

you take a bubble bath?
Patrick Watson - Big Bird In A Small Cage

Blow Monkeys

your party anthem
Parliament - Flashlight

Glimpse

you stay in bed?
Carl Craig - Just Another Day

Soft Rocks

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

Anja Schneider

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Johnny Cash - Hurt

Dynamite Deluxe

record you were looking for the longest
Smoothe Da Hustler - Once Upon A Time In America

Trans Am

you are in a depressive mood?
Neil Young

Birdy Nam Nam

you come home from the club?

Nothing!!!

DJ Nature

perfect anthem for Bristol
The Pop Group - She Is Beyond Good And Evil

Dennis Kane

you walk through a dark forest?
Buzzcocks

Shawn Lee

perfect anthem for London
Blossom Dearie - I Like London In The Rain

Ralphi Rosario

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Spinners - It’s A Shame

Mavis Staples

perfect anthem for Chicago
R. Kelly - Steppin' Into Heaven

Theo Parrish

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Wu-Tang Clan - Enter The 36 Chambers (LP)

The Chap

5 favorite things about London

BBC Radio 2 / Nandos (chicken restaurant chain) / the ...

Captain Sensible

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Soft Machine

Jesper Dahlbäck

which person from the city you like the most?

My wife!

Kaos

best Kraftwerk song

Alles! Ich kann mich bei Kraftwerk nicht auf ...

Empire Of The Sun

you relax on a beach?
Neil Young - Southern Man

Heidi

you wake up?
Smog

Kathryn Williams

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

When Saints Go Machine

you are love sick?
The Slits - Typical Girls

Tindersticks

your ultimate heartbreak song
John Barry - Midnight Cowboy Theme

Plum

take these three books along:

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

Senor Coconut

you wake up?
The Beatles - Something

Efterklang

the song to be played at your funeral
Fred Astaire - He Loves And She Loves

Gnod

first record you remember
Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking

Social Disco Club

No. 8
Pam Todd - Let's Get Together (Mr. Chinn's Eternal Love...

Mark E.

you go to a club?

Some Grime that the taxi driver’s playing.

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Mungolian Jetset

you take a bubble bath?
Grace Jones - Private Life

Osborne

a record you fell in love to
Tom Tom Club - Genius Of Love

Angel Deradoorian

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Howe Gelb

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Comes With A Smile / Bomb / Tracks

Kinski

your boozed up anthem
The Osmonds - Crazy Horses

Jakob der Lügner

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Zachary Richard - La ballade de Jean Batailleur

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song that reminds you of school
Biz Markie - Just A Friend

James Murphy

you play a game of chess?
Shriekback

Quiet Village

you take a bubble bath?
Various Artists - The Sound Gallery, Vol. 1

Kinky

you play ping-pong?
Holy Ghost! - Hold On

The Bees

you sit in the subway?
Quasimoto - Bad Character

Kissey Asplund

you wake up?
Nino Oliviero - Una Moglie Americana

Moving Units

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

Tim Sweeney

you feel like 1982?
The Human League - The Sound Of The Crowd

The Miserable Rich

you sit in the subway?
The Pharcyde - Runnin’

Ed Harcourt

you fall asleep?
William Basinski - The Garden of Brokenness

Whomadewho

5 favorite remixes
Ame Strong - Tout Est Bleu (Francois K Remix)

A Guy Called Gerald

first record you remember
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Beverley Knight

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

Architeq

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

Slove

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

Caribou

perfect anthem for London
Zed Bias - Neighbourhood

Constance Amiot

your party anthem

Cypress Hill will definitely make everybody dance!

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite building?

The Bank of Georgia building in Sololaki and ...

Mirror Mirror

you go to a club?
Light Asylum - Dark Allies

Monday Michiru

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Led Zeppelin

Headless Heroes

you ride a bicycle?
Clem Snide - No One's More Happy Than You

Jay Jay Johanson

you wake up?
Brian Eno - The Pearl

Nicole Willis

learn these three songs by heart:
Rotary Connection - The Sea & She

Odawas

best concert you ever attended
Mike Tamburo

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

a song that reminds you of school

I did not go to school.

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Laurie Anderson - Big Science

The Priscillas

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

H: ability to see bands every day / be ...

Duke Special

first record you bought
UB40 - Signing Off

Polly Scattergood

take these three DVDs along:

«Twin Peaks» / «Six Feet Under» / «Finding Neverland» by ...

Lindstrom

you make breakfast?
Baffo Banfi - Vino, Donne e Una Tastiera

John Foxx

you feel like 1980?
Gary Numan - Cars

Rainer Trüby

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

Justine D

5 favorite clubs

I rarely go out, believe it or not ...

Al Kent

a song that reminds your friends of you
Sam Dees - Lonely For You Baby

Round Table Knights

you play ping-pong?
Lootpack - Questions

Apiento

you run from the cops?
Public Enemy - Can't Do Nuttin' For You Man

Lopazz

you wake up?
Whitesnake - Bad Boys

Mr Scruff

you stay in bed?
Bah Samba - Tired Little One

The Diaphanoids

you are on a football field?
Beastie Boys

Miss Platnum

you remember the good old days?
Whitney Houston

Pink Skull

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

Ronny & Renzo

you wake up?

Nicolas: Environmental sounds are just fine.

Hacienda

a song that reminds your friends of you
Lee Dorsey - Working In The Coalmine

Thievery Corporation

you wake up?
Luis Bonfa - Song Of The Hills

Mouse On Mars

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

Port O'Brien

first record you remember
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Kalabrese

best video clip you ever saw
Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

Casual

perfect anthem for New York
Ed OG - The Big Business

Matthew Dear

take these three CDs/records with you:
Radiohead - Kid A

Ricardo Villalobos

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

Fan Death

your sunday morning song
Marina & The Diamonds - Obsessions

Leroy Burgess

first record you bought
Johnny Mathis - What Will My Mary Say

Architecture In Helsinki

a song that reminds you of school
Billy Joel - Matter Of Trust

Parlour

best concert you ever attended
Front 242

Ada

5 favorite records
DJ Koze - Kosi Comes Around

Black Angels

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Valery Gore

you make love?
Bernice - Pacemaker

A Mountain Of One

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

Prefuse 73

you fall asleep?
Tyondai Braxton

Ashley Beedle

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

Nils Frahm

you are love sick?
Chet Baker - Chet Baker Sings

My Morning Jacket

you sit in a plane?
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne

The Rayographs

first record you bought
Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract

Phil Mison

first record you remember
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Ora Cogan

you ride a bicycle?
Outkast - Wheelz Of Steel

Sondre Lerche

you make love?
Bernard Herrmann - Vertigo

Bobbito Garcia

you fall asleep?

I can’t hear music when I’m ...

Motor City Drum Ensemble

perfect anthem for Cologne
Justus Köhncke - 2 After 909

Black Devil Disco Club

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

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

The Loose Salute

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Lone Wolf

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Scott Walker - Farmer In The City

Interpol

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030 (LP)

Faust

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Frida Boccara - Cherbourg Avait Raison

Tony Carrasco

your party anthem
James Brown - Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine

Dollboy

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Johnny Cash

Colder

No. 1
Gyorgy Ligeti - Lux Aeterna

Shine 2009

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Simply Red - Something Got Me Started

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Monks - I Hate You

José James

you take a bubble bath?

That’s private ;)

Emmy The Great

your favorite sing-a-long tune
The Beach Boys - Don’t Worry Baby

Bebel Gilberto

you walk in the rain?
Gene Kelly - Singing In The Rain

Apache Beat

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Philip Glass - Knee Play #5

Morpheus

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Popcorn

Yacht

No. 3
Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True

Alexander Robotnick

you make love?
The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds

Tha 4orce

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

White Hinterland

your boozed up anthem
Bob Dylan - Isis

Boozoo Bajou

No. 8
John Lee Hooker - That's Where It's At

Spinto Band

a song that reminds you of school
The Teeth - The Coolest Kid In School

Alex Smoke

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

Bit-tuner

take these three DVDs along:

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

Karl Bartos

record you were looking for the longest

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

Sumner Brothers

you wake up?

I’m lucky enough that my girlfriend wakes ...

Hatcham Social

your party anthem
Eurythmics - Thorn In My Side

Tom Vek

you prepare for an important date?
Soul Coughing - Soft Serve

Drugstore

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Little Dragon

a song that reminds you of school
Swedish national anthem

Whirlwind Heat

you relax on a beach?
Barry Manilow - Copacabana

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you go to a club?
Trans Am - Party Station

Lloyd Cole

perfect anthem for Glasgow
Orange Juice - Poor Old Soul

The Project Club

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
John Carpenter - The Fog (Original Soundtrack)

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Adam & The Ants - Stand And Deliver

Azari & III

No. 6
Armand Van Helden - You Don't Know Me

Heidi Happy

you drive a car late at night?

Da hab ich nichts zu sagen. Hab selber ...

Fabrizio Mammarella

your liberation anthem
Loose Joints - Tell You

Ilya Santana

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Nightcrawlers - Push The Feeling On

DJ Vadim

you take a bubble bath?
The J.B.'s - Gimme Some More

Psychic Ills

you go to a club?
Iggy Pop - Nightclubbing

Sibrydion

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Anne Clark

you walk in the rain?
Robert Rich

Memory Band

you jog?
Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)

Trusme

first record you bought
Michael Jackson

Minotaur Shock

you sit in the subway?
Ezekiel Honig

Windsurf

best video clip you ever saw
Electric Light Orchestra - Xanadu

Loane

record you were looking for the longest

Mine!

Dinky

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

Glen Johnson

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

Oyvind Morken

first record you bought
Beastie Boys - Check Your Head

Nocturnes

your party anthem
Fela Kuti - Expensive Shit

Howling Bells

you wake up?
Radiohead - How To Disappear Completely

King Britt

you make love?
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

Emma Tricca

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Pete Seeger - We Shall Overcome

Meret Becker

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing

Brennan Green

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

Mélissa Laveaux

a song you would send over the ocean
Anni Rossi - Machine

Metronomy

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Charles Webster

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

Riccio

what should one eat when in the city?

Tortellini, Lasagne, Crescentine, Prosciutto, Mortadella, Salame, Cotolette alla ...

Dollskabeat

you make love?
Jeru The Damaja - Da Bitches

Jesh

No. 6
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds

Fol Chen

you cook?
American Music Club - Sick Of Food

VV Brown

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

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite human inventions

The synthesizer / Slap bass / The piano / Electric guitar ...

Dillon

you drive a car late at night?
D.A.F. - Alle Gegen Alle

C. Gibbs

a record you fell in love to
Tom Waits - Coney Island Baby

Ingrid Olava

favorite street corner?

My own – in the old city of Oslo.

Dennis Bovell

you destroy a hotel room?
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black

Leon Ware

a record you fell in love to
The Crests - Sixteen Candles

Simone White

your party anthem
Amy Winehouse - You Know I'm No Good

Love Inks

perfect anthem for Austin
Los Lonely Boys - Heaven

Karl Culley

your party anthem
PFM - Danny's Song

Wooden Shjips

you make love?
The Velvet Underground - Follow The Leader

Funkmasters

best Miles Davis song

C: They are all good. He was a ...

George Duke

your liberation anthem
Lift Every Voice And Sing

Candi Staton

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Isn't She Lovely

Bill Adler

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

Droog

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

Defend Moscow

perfect anthem for Romford
Underworld - Born Slippy

Cazals

first record you remember
Queen - A Night At The Opera

Bing Ji Ling

first record you remember
Simon & Garfunkel - The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin...

Lanoiraude

5 favorite personal victories

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

Simple Kid

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Of...

Marc Romboy

you work in the garden?

Das habe ich noch nie gemacht, keine Zeit.

Stratus

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

Daniel Wang

your party anthem
Poussez - Don’t Stop, Keep Movin'

Ian Hart

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

Eagles Of Death Metal

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

N.A.S.A.

you go to a club?
Rick James - Super Freak

Kelli Ali

you are stoned?
The Velvet Underground - Venus In Furs

Chelonis R. Jones

you make love?

Nobody loves me at the moment. And I ...

Fanfarlo

best concert you ever attended
The Mummies

White Denim

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Daft Punk - Harder Better Faster Stronger

Wordsworth

your ultimate heartbreak song
Donell Jones - Where I Wanna Be

Lucky Luke

a record you fell in love to
Pavement - Range Life

Tahiti 80

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

Little Jackie

you go to a club?
Fat Boy Slim

Cosmo Vitelli

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

Wall-E

you come home from the club?
Cornelius - Brazil

Zambri

you sit by a camp fire?
Fever Ray - When I Grow Up

Wally Badarou

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Michelle

Marcus Bonfanti

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

Bodies Of Water

record you were looking for the longest
The Swan Silvertones - Love Lifted Me/My Rock

Marissa Nadler

you are in a depressive mood?
Joni Mitchell - The Last Time I Saw Richard

David Pajo

take these three CDs/records with you:

All the jazz soundtracks I own

Moonboots

record you were looking for the longest
Elkin & Nelson - Angeles Y Demonios

The Jackets

a song you would use as a ring-tone

A chainsaw.

Lydia Lunch

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Etta James - St James Infirmary

Papst & Abstinenzler

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Dr. John - I Walk On Guilded Splinters

Barn Owl

you drive a car late at night?
Jakob Olausson - Napalm Sky

Kathy Zimmer

best Beatles song
The Beatles - In My Life

Lovefingers

the song to be played at your funeral
Erik Satie - Gymnopedies #1

Chris Carrier

5 favorite drinks

Beer, one of my favourites is called «chouffe ...

Electric 6

you sit in a plane?
Cat Power - The Covers Record

Brasstronaut

you sit in the subway?
Phoenix - Love Like A Sunset

Beautiful Swimmers

you wake up?
Indo G & Lil Blunt - Let's Get Fucked Up

Morningwood

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

James Holden

your ultimate heartbreak song
Portishead

Cajun Dance Party

your ultimate heartbreak song
Spiritualized - Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In...

Rebelski

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Mercy, Mercy Me

Bottin

No. 1

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

Sons And Daughters

you need to get work done?
The Stranglers - (Have You) Got Enough Time?

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite gigs you played

Tidballs (in our hometown Bowling Green) / Trans Musicales ...

Brothers Of End

you paint your apartment?
Panda Bear - Bro's

Final Fantasy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Laurie Anderson - O Superman

Munk

you prepare for an important date?
Böhse Onkelz

Telepopmusik

perfect anthem for Paris
Chet Baker

Chikinki

first record you bought
Arrested Development - 3Years, 5 Months and 2 Days In T...

Large Professor

No. 4
Lovebug Starski - Do The Right Thing

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite animals

Ducks / Swans / Geese / Pigs / Cats

Xiu Xiu

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

crime / prostition / drugs

Neon Heights

you meet your parents?
The Birthday Party

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you walk through a dark forest?

Da gibt’s genug zu Hören.

Erobique

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods

Audie Darling


Nashville

Jacob Golden

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

Syd Matters

you prepare for an important date?
Midlake - He Tried To Escape

Ewan Pearson

the song to be played at your funeral
Peggy Lee - Is That All There Is?

The Late Greats

you wake up?
Wire - Practice Makes Perfect

Grizzly Bear

you need to get work done?

Silence.

Pastor

a song that reminds you of school
The Beatles - Yellow Submarine

Kool & The Gang

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Wow this is psycho logic, is this comedy ...

Seether

you make love?
Portishead - Roads

Kon & Amir

you camp in the desert?
America - A Horse With No Name

Joan As Police Woman

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

Molly Wagger

5 favorite records
Junior Boys - Begone Dull Care

Cosmo

5 favorite personal tragedies

I’m pretty lucky as I haven’t ...

Kissogram

you go to a club?
The Gun Club - Sex Beat

New Young Pony Club

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

Jill Jones

you feel like 1986?
Thom Yorke - The Eraser

Comanechi

you are in a depressive mood?
The Blue Hearts - Young & Pretty

Holger Czukay

you cook?

Ohne Musik schmeckts besser.

Nicky Siano

a song you wish you'd written yourself
MFSB - Love Is The Message

Yuck

5 favorite bands you know personally

The History of Apple Pie / Fanzine / Bo Ningen

J Rawls

5 favorite MCs

Wordsworth / Piakhan / BJ Digby / Jay Z / Pase Rock

Holy Ghost!

you sit in a plane?
Six Finger Satellite - Race Against Space

Tiago

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

No Age

you fall asleep?
Gas - Untitled 6

Stephan Remmler

a song that reminds you of school
Ritchie Valens - Donna

Art Brut

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

Alexandra Hope

you are in the sauna?
Serge Gainsbourg - Ballade de Melody Nelson

Tim Mälzer

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Ich mach doch nicht alles für Geld!

Micah P. Hinson

a song that reminds you of school
The Toadies - Backslider

Shakespeares Sister

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Jean Genie

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite records
69 - Lite Music

Yellowman

first record you bought

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

Pepe Bradock

best soundtrack ever
Harry Nilsson - Everybody’s Talking

El-P

your boozed up anthem
SA Smash - Smash TV

Sandi Thom

first record you remember
Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

Franz Nicolay

you prepare for an important date?
The Divine Comedy - Perfection As A Hipster

Crystal Antlers

you come home from the club?
Wham! - Everything She Wants

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

There are too many! I can’t just ...

2raumwohnung

get these three pets:

Hund / Huhn / Schaf

Sebastien Tellier

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beatles - Yesterday

CALLmeKAT

favorite building?

The Royal Library/Black Diamond maybe... But I ...

Young Knives

a record you fell in love to
Paul Weller - Wild Wood

Soul Mekanik

you prepare for an important date?
Change - The Glow Of Love

Andy Gill

a record you fell in love to
Muddy Waters - Manish Boy

Nick Chacona

you run from the cops?
Bad Brains - FVK (Fearless Vampire Killers)

Alan Oldham

No. 1
Jack Kirby comics from the '60s and '70s

Vashti Bunyan

take these three CDs/records with you:
Joanna Newsom - Ys

Panico


Top 10 favourite albums of all time

The Ones

a song that reminds you of school
Labelle - Lady Marmalade

Luke Haines

5 favorite things to be afraid of

I presume there is a problem in translation ...

Ratatat

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ludwig van Beethoven - 7th Symphony

Woolfy

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

Belle & Sebastian

you meet your parents?
Richard Thompson - Vincent Black Lightning

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you meet your parents?
Elvis Presley

Ilija Rudman

best soundtrack ever
Rick James - Everywhere I Go

Ben Watt

your ultimate heartbreak song
Charlie Rich - Life's Little Ups And Downs

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Hüsker Dü - Eight Miles High

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Ray Lamontagne - Till The Sun Turns Black

Paul Frick

you take a bubble bath?
Windjammer - Tossing And Turning

Richard Norris

5 favorite remixes
The Shortwave Set - Now Til 69 (Aeroplane Remix)

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Aaron Copland - Billy The Kid

Jesse Lenat

you run naked through a cornfield?
Jesse Lenat - Luna

Chrome Hoof

you camp in the desert?
Heaven 17 - Come Live With Me

Dan Michaelson

perfect anthem for London
Queen - Bicycle Race

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite records
Sun Ra - Space Is The Place

DJ Kent

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Omar - There's Nothing Like This

Jonathan Wilson

your guilty pleasure song
John Coltrane - Pt1, Acknowledgement

Invisible Conga People

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

Pacifika

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Chris Coco

you wake up?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Georg Levin

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

Ame

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Paul Hindemith

Peter, Bjorn & John

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Signals

The Earlies

get these three pets:

my two dogs Aisha and Marnie, and some ...

Ruede Hagelstein

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Scooter - How Much Is The Fish

DJ Touché

No. 4

«Zombie» aka «Zombie Flesh Eaters» (Lucio Fulci, 1979 ...

Shitdisco

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dinosaur - Kiss Me Again

Ian Pooley

you take a bubble bath?
Eggstone - Vive La Difference

Lucky Soul

you take a bubble bath?
Otis Redding - (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay

Saint Etienne

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Ennio Morricone - Veruschka

Mechanical Bride

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

Broken Social Scene

a song that reminds your friends of you
Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper

Oneida

you go fishing?

Haven’t fished since I was 8 years ...

Gemma Ray

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Mary Epworth & The Jubilee Band - The Saddle Song

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite personal victories

riding the Space Eagle / shredding guitar solos – 1986 ...

Manuel Tur

the song to be played at your funeral
Angelo Badalamenti - Mysteries Of Love

Mugwump

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Doors - Riders On The Storm

Robin Saville

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

Aaron Wright

your guilty pleasure song
ABBA - S.O.S.

Lhasa

first record you remember
Donovan - A Gift From A Flower To A Garden

Tal Weiss

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Frente! - Marvin The Album

Coyote

best concert you ever attended
Beastie Boys

Terence Bernardo

record you were looking for the longest
Money Mark - Mark's Keyboard Repair

Erik Truffaz


Top 10 records of all time

Caron Wheeler

you run naked through a cornfield?
Stevie Wonder - Knocks Me Off My Feet

Vetiver

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Camper Van Beethoven - Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweeth...

Million Stylez

favorite band hailing from the city?

Nordic Steel

Padded Cell

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

Sharon van Etten

you drive into the country?
Blaze Foley - Clay Pidgeons

The Invisible

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

Cortney Tidwell


Top 10 alltime favorite LPs

Chris & Cosey

first record you remember
The Laughing Policeman

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
Skunk Anasie

!!!

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

Rich Medina

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kool & The Gang - Summer Madness

Penguin Prison

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
N.O.R.E. - Banned From TV

Jazzanova

you make love?

Würde mich zu sehr verwirren...

Kasper Bjorke

best soundtrack ever
Giorgio Moroder - Scarface

Mugison

5 favorite personal tragedies

the second I got in the world and ...

Max Tundra

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

Zwicker

you play lego?
Peter Fox - Alles Neu

Annie

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

Chromeo

No. 8
Midnight Star - Curious

Pilooski

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Kanye West

Sóley

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

Peter Broderick

best soundtrack ever
Yann Tiersen - Goodbye Lenin

Marius Circus

you make love?
Gepy & Gepy - Body To Body

Malachai

you make love?
System Of A Down

US3

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

The Battle Of Land And Sea

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

Raul Midon

5 favorite books

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

Richard Hawley

5 favorite personal victories

Getting up for the next 5 days to ...

Johnossi

favorite club?

J & O: We’re not going out that ...

Kurt Maloo

you feel like 1986?
Talk Talk - Such A Shame

Chuck D

you make love?

60’s music.

Daddy-O

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder - As

Rod Thomas

a song that reminds you of school
The Cardigans - Sick And Tired

Stefan Goldmann

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Meine Nachbarn sind schon genervt genug.

Tanya Stephens

you camp in the desert?
TLC - Waterfalls

Sam Amidon

5 favorite places in Vermont

the Northeast Kingdom / the Bread and Puppet Museum ...

Jimmy Edgar

perfect anthem for Detroit
Model 500 - Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)

Bob Power

first record you remember
Happy Birthday

Newton Faulkner

a song that reminds you of school
Radiohead - Creep

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Jonathan Fire Eater - Tremble Under Boom Lights

James Pants

most valuable record you own

I don't have any valuable records.

John Daly

take these three books along:

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

The Morning Benders

your sunday morning song
Nico - The Fairest Of The Seasons

Rumer

perfect anthem for London
The Jam - That's Entertainment

Michael Reinboth

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Lovin’ You

Prince Language

you paint your apartment?
Donald Fagen - I.G.Y. (International Geophysical Year)

Seelenluft

a song that inspires you
Johnny Cash - Solitary Man

Swahili Blonde

your party anthem
ESG - A South Bronx Story

Justus Köhncke

the song to be played at your funeral
Electric Light Orchestra - Livin' Thing

Rocko Schamoni


Hamburg

Ich lebe seit 1986 in Hamburg. Das ...

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite band hailing from the city?

Kite

In Flagranti

you relax on a beach?

Whatever local music is happening.

Michael Mayer

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

Gossip

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - The Model

Woodpigeon

5 favorite magazines

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

Radio 4

first record you remember
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Cosmin TRG

start to learn these three things:

Quantum Physics / Rapping / Speak Finnish

Wolfmother

you prepare for an important date?
The Doors - Hello, I Love You

Lisbee Stainton

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Corrs - So Young

Zohra

5 favorite magazines

Happinezz / National Geographic / Vanity Fair / Groove / **** Music

Skull Defekts

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Henrik Rylander / Jean-Louis Huhta / Daniel Fagerström

Bloc Party

you go to a club?
Mudhoney - Suck You Dry

Turzi

best soundtrack ever
Terry Riley - Le Secret De La Vie

Everything Everything

your ultimate heartbreak song
Destiny's Child - Independent Women

Charlotte Hatherley

you sit in the subway?
Dead Kennedys - California ܜber Alles

Andreya Triana

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

Sarah Jaffe

your boozed up anthem
Jay-Z - Girls, Girls, Girls

KT Tunstall

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Led Zeppelin - Kashmir

My Bee's Garden

first record you remember
Erik Satie - Gymnopédies

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Pavement - Brighten The Corners

Horse Meat Disco

take these three books along:

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

The Phantom Band

first record you remember
Adam & The Ants - Antmusic

David Morales

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Prodigy - Firestarter

Fingerpicked

No. 15
Kid Creole & The Coconuts - I Do Believe (Strut, 2011)

Kid Koala

you ride a bicycle?
Mark Ronson - The Bike Song

Gary Lucas

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

Gary Numan

your ultimate heartbreak song
Chris Isaak - Wicked Game

Like A Stuntman

you are love sick?
The Carpenters - Yesterday Once More

The Bangles

you are love sick?
The Beatles - In My Life

Midlake

first record you remember
Chuck Berry

Jackpot

you are love sick?

Then I guess I'm so sensitive that ...

Jacques Renault

No. 5
Donovan - Jennifer Juniper

Lail Arad

you drive a car late at night?
Herman Dune - Baby Baby You're My Baby

Matthew Herbert

take these three games along:

cards / football / go kart racing

Linda Lewis

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beatles - Here There And Everywhere

The Hidden Cameras

the song to be played at your funeral
Scott Walker - My Death

Boom Bip

you are love sick?
Chet Baker - I've Never Been In Love Before

The Shortwave Set

a record you fell in love to
Madonna - Borderline

Mystery Jets

you camp in the desert?
The Doors - The End

Van She

5 favorite remixes
Cassius - Rock Number One (K.I.M. Remix)

Defari

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Henderson - Be My Girl

Mooner


Top 10 Cosmic LPs of all time

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite movies

«Mary Poppins» by Robert Stevenson. Never fails to ...

Pyrolator

5 favorite records
Ida - Heart Like A River

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite TV shows

Alan Partridge / The Office / Hollyoaks (!) / The Premieship / Match ...

Tridact

you take a bubble bath?
Pharoah Sanders - Colors

Irvine Welsh

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

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you fall asleep?
TV On The Radio - Dreams

Magic Arm

you sit in the subway?
Sam Prekop - A Cloud To The Back

M.A.N.D.Y.

you ride a bicycle?
The Libertines

Afrika Bambaataa

you are on a football field?
Gary Glitter - Rock And Roll

Kid Loco

you fall asleep?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Justice

5 favorite magazines

Lowdown / VlCE / Tokion /Public (french gossip tabloid) / Top ...

Our Broken Garden

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t.

Sandro Perri

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

Bush Tetras

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Neil Young - Birds

Morgan Geist

you need to get work done?

Music is too important to me and too ...

Mark Archer

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Numbers

Modeselektor

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

Bosque Brown

your ultimate heartbreak song
Low - Will The Night

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you drive a car late at night?
Omar - Feeling You (Henrik Schwarz Remix)

Jimi Jamison

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Mamas & The Papas - California Dreamin'

Leo Zero

your guilty pleasure song
Orson - No Tomorrow

Good Shoes

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

DJ Hell

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Roland Appel - Secrets

Mark Richardson

you go to a club?
Fake Blood - Fix Your Accent

Lexx

first record you remember
The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
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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 ...

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Hannah Cohen

a song to seduce you

Not telling you.

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Doe Paoro

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

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Valery Gore

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Knife - Heartbeats

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Sarah Jaffe

a record you fell in love to
Bon Iver - For Emma Forever Ago

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