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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

Marc Romboy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Lil' Louis - French Kiss

Rebelski

you destroy a hotel room?
The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite cartoon characters

Alice in Wonderland / Patrick from «Spongebob Squarepants» / The ...

Morpheus

first record you bought
Wilson Pickett - If You Need Me

Faust

first record you bought
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

The Earlies

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bryan Ferry - These Foolish Things

Woolfy

your boozed up anthem
Chicago - I'm A Man

Cosmin TRG

you sit in a plane?
Pink Project - Magic Flight

White Hinterland

your boozed up anthem
Beyoncé - Single Ladies

Slove

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Michel Houellebecq - Plein été

Marius Circus

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Snares - Black Sabbath

Camille

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

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you meet your parents?

My parents are deceased.

Gary Numan

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Radiohead

Chris & Cosey

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Michael Mayer

first record you remember
Roy Black, Alexandra & Ivan Rebroff - Vergissmeinnicht

C. Gibbs

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

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

Gravenhurst

you run naked through a cornfield?
Mastodon - March Of The Fire Ants

Dani Siciliano

perfect anthem for Kent
In The Bleak Mid Winter

Bush Tetras

the song to be played at your funeral
Manu Chao

Monday Michiru

you dig for old records?
Miles Davis - So What

Dollskabeat

5 favorite English virtues

be brave / be bold / don’t take any ...

Cajun Dance Party

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Luke Solomon

5 favorite cartoon characters

Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Quagmire / Stan Smith / Roger

Franz Nicolay

you go to a club?
Splodgenessabounds - Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of...

Duke Special

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

Baikonour

first record you bought
David Bowie - Let's Dance

Brasstronaut

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

Moonboots

perfect anthem for Manchester
The Stone Roses - Waterfall

Whomadewho

you want to disturb your neighbours?

We don’t listen, we play loud, jammy ...

Bronnt Industries Kapital

your sunday morning song
Yo La Tengo - Autumn Sweater

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

first record you remember
Johnny Cash - I Walk The Line

Travis

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
The Hives - The Black And White Album

Polly Scattergood

take these three CDs/records with you:
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - I See The Darkness

Mugwump

you are love sick?
Deus - In A Bar, Under The Sea

Lhasa

a song to seduce you
Al Green - Here I Am

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
MC Shan - I Pioneered This

VV Brown

you sit in the subway?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Endless Flight

Tim Mälzer

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

Kneipen und Restaurants / Supermärkte / den HSV

Social Disco Club


Top 10 favorite remixes of all time

N.A.S.A.

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Broken Social Scene

a song that reminds you of school
Maestro Fresh Wes - Let Your Backbone Slide

Lucky Soul

you cook?
Toots & The Maytals - Pressure Drop

Nicole Willis

learn these three songs by heart:
Heart - Crazy On You

My Morning Jacket

you eat a cucumber?
Faith No More - Surprise! You’re Dead!

Spinto Band

you prepare for an important date?

No music. I am too busy thinking.

Glen Johnson

best concert you ever attended
Dead Can Dance

Aaron Wright

best concert you ever attended
John Prine

Pepe Bradock

you wake up?
Thelonious Monk - I Surrender, Dear

Van She

5 favorite things that make you sexy

My body / Her body / Music / Sex / Having sex

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite TV shows

«Riki Lake» / «The Price is Right» (the Bob ...

Oneida

you prepare a candle light dinner?

I haven’t prepared a candle lit dinner.

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite cartoon characters

Family Guy / Yogi Bear / Barney Flintstone / Spiderman / Popeye

Anne Clark

you sit in the subway?
Motor City Drum Ensemble - Raw Cuts 5

Steve Mason

a song that reminds you of school
Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes

Beverley Knight

you are love sick?
Mary J. Blige - Not Gon’ Cry

Kid Loco

you cook?
The Beach Boys - Vegetables

Whirlwind Heat

a song that reminds you of school
Beck - Loser

The Phantom Band

best concert you ever attended
Fantomas

Radio 4

perfect anthem for New York
The Velvet Underground - Waiting For The Man

Max Romeo

you drive into the country?

I listen to the birds singing.

Love Inks

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Kasper Bjorke

a song that reminds your friends of you

Well, propably some of the songs I released.

Little Jackie

you jog?
The Chemical Brothers

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite magazines

Ich lese nur die japanische McDonalds Fachzeitschrift.

Brian Jackson

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

Ray Mang

you drive a car late at night?
Jimi Hendrix - Crosstown Traffic

Charlotte Hatherley

you wake up?
The Clash - Should I Stay Or Should I Go

The Bangles

you go to a club?
Small Faces

Hannah Scott

first record you bought
Hanson - Middle Of Nowhere

Loane

perfect anthem for Paris
Taxi Girl - Paris

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite band hailing from the city?

Cisperi Trio

Bit-tuner

take these three books along:

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

Candi Staton

you are love sick?
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

Grizzly Bear

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Cass McCombs - What Isn't Nature?

The Morning Benders

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Warszawa

Lucky Luke

your ultimate heartbreak song
Garnet Mimms & the Enchanters - Cry Baby

When Saints Go Machine

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Nisennenmondai - Mirror Ball

Trans Am

you make love?

No music. I need to concentrate.

Shakespeares Sister

you go to a club?
Indeep - Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

David Rodigan

No. 16
Half Pint - Greetings

Jesse Lenat

you are love sick?
Joni Mitchell

Ratatat

a song that reminds you of school
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Catholic School Girls Rule

Kurt Maloo

you feel like 1986?
Talk Talk - Such A Shame

José James

you stay in bed?
Keith Jarrett - I Loves You Porgy

Riccio


Bologna

Whitehouse

best David Bowie song

I was a Marc Bolan kid, remember?

Munk

you wake up?
Deutsche Nationalhymne

A Mountain Of One

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Her Eyes Are A Blu...

John Klemmer

you watch girls go by?

I don’t watch girls go by. I ...

Interpol

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Goldfrapp - Lovely Head

Johnossi

which song fits the city the best?
Lasse Berghagen - Stockholm i mitt hjärta

Holy Ghost!

you want to disturb your neighbours?

N: My neighbors rule. Alex and I have ...

The Diaphanoids

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

James Murphy

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
LCD Soundsystem - Never As Tired As When I'm Waking Up

Efterklang

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Henryk Górecki - Symphony # 3, Op. 36 - Lento E Largo T...

Minotaur Shock

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Smokey Robinson - Quiet Storm

Leroy Burgess

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

Quiet Village

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Ashley Beedle

you make love?

Some things must remain private.

The Golden Filter

you drive a car late at night?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Stagger Lee

Heavy

you cook?
Roy Ayers - You Send Me

Captain Sensible

get these three pets:

rabbit / dog / chicken

Hacienda

a record you fell in love to
Elvis Presley - Loving You

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Modern Lovers - Hospital

David Morales

you are in a depressive mood?
Blue Magic - Look Me Up

Kevin Saunderson

favorite club?

«Music Institute». It’s not around anymore but ...

Phil Mison

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

Paul Frick

you prepare for an important date?
Paolo Conte - Via Con Me

The Jackets

first record you remember
AC/DC - Who Made Who

Mark Richardson

you wake up?
Queen - Father To Son

Gnod

a record you fell in love to
Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now

Electric 6

you wake up?
High On Fire - Fireface

Barn Owl

your party anthem
Suicide - Suicide

Azari & III

you go to a club?
Whigfield - Staurday Night

The Emperor Machine

you fall asleep?
Kraftwerk - Computer Love

Justice

5 favorite human inventions

earth / wind / fire / Ed Banger Records / The Holy ...

Ronny & Renzo

you sit in the subway?
Philip Glass - Vessels

Dave Clarke

you relax on a beach?
The Whitest Boy Alive

Karl Culley

first record you bought
Faith No More - Angel Dust

Max Tundra

you jog?
A-Frames - Black Forest

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite cartoon characters

Popeye / Duffy Duck / Spongebob / the Smurfs / Nancy

Kon & Amir

you drive into the country?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Holger Czukay

you make love?

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

Zohra

you are love sick?
Natasha Bedingfield - Soulmate

Lail Arad

you feel like 2000?
Macy Gray - I Try

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Chet Baker

Beppe Loda

your party anthem
Beppe Loda - Electronica Virtuale

Pilooski

first record you bought
Musical Youth - Pass The Dutchie

Trevor Jackson

you sit in a plane?
Closer Music - 123 Gravity

Kris Menace

you solve difficult mathematical tasks?
The Emperor Machine - The TV Extra Band

Odawas

record you were looking for the longest
The Frogs - It's Only Right And Natural

Good Shoes

you run naked through a cornfield?
Korn - Joel

Tindersticks

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
John Travolta - Sandy

J Rawls

5 favorite cities

New York / LA / Amsterdam / Tokyo / Las Vegas

Like A Stuntman

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Delia Derbyshire - The Wizards Laboratory

DJ Mehdi

first record you bought
Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us...

Lovefingers

a song that reminds your friends of you
BWH - Stop

Psychic Ills

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

Brothers Of End

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Monica Zetterlund - Att Angöra En Brygga

Fingerpicked


Playlist: they call it Martini sommer - november 2011

Funkmasters

first record you bought

J: No clue as I bought very very ...

Meret Becker

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

Turzi

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

Shine 2009

you take a bubble bath?
DJ Quik - Summer Breeze

Coyote

you sit in the subway?
Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadonman

The Rayographs

a record you fell in love to

A: Songs on compilations tapes. To say which ...

Ost & Kjex

you prepare for an important date?
CJ Gee - Don't Want No Short Dick Man

Matthew Dear

take these three CDs/records with you:
Talking Heads - Remain In Light

Midlake

first record you remember
Taco - Puttin On The Ritz

Soul Clap

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computer World

Kool Keith

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Whispers - Olivia (Lost And Turned Out)

Wolfmother

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

Audie Darling

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

I think the reason why many people move ...

Defend Moscow

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

Renegade Soundwave

your ultimate heartbreak song
Iggy Pop - Turn Blue

AM

No. 4
Selda - Selda

DJ Nature

first record you bought
T. Rex - Telegram Sam

Prince Language

you are in a depressive mood?
Casino Vs. Japan - Go Hawaii (LP)

Mouse On Mars

take these three tools with you:

Korkenzieher / Dosenöffner / Lötkolben

Scout Niblett

a song that reminds you of school
Talking Heads - And She Was

Kelli Ali

you are on the tour bus?
Sufjan Stevens - Holland

Alva Noto

you smuggle diamonds?
Marilyn Monroe - Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friends

Skull Defekts

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Henrik Rylander / Jean-Louis Huhta / Daniel Fagerström

Jimi Jamison

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yesterday

Kaos

your boozed up anthem
Grauzone - Eisbär

Jesh

No. 7
Ludwig Van Beethoven - The 9 Symphonies

Telepopmusik

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

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three books along:

Henri Michaux «Ailleurs» / Samuel Beckett «En Attendant Godot ...

Race Horses

you drive a car late at night?
Canned Heat - On The Road Again

The Priscillas

learn these three songs by heart:
Ming Tea feat. Mike Myers - BBC

Pyrolator

5 favorite records
Ida - Heart Like A River

Jay Jay Johanson

you go to a club?
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.

Wally Badarou

first record you remember
Marcel Amont - Bleu Blanc Blond

Sebastien Tellier

your sunday morning song
Perry Como - Solo Tu

Osborne

you wake up?

The index screen of a DVD. I always ...

Trusme

the song to be played at your funeral

I need some more diggin years under my ...

Ian Pooley

you relax on a beach?
Marcos Valle - The Essential Vol.1&2

Valery Gore

you come home from the club?
jj - Let Them

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Shellac - Prayer To God

Living Things

you run from the cops?
Living Things - On All Fours

Afrika Bambaataa

you are in a depressive mood?
Yolanda Adams

Mr Scruff

you stay in bed?
Bah Samba - Tired Little One

Wooden Shjips

you jog?
Snapper - Buddy

Lanoiraude

5 favorite remixes
Sueno Latino - Sueno Latino (Derrick May Remix)

Panico

take these three CDs/records with you:
Max Roach - M´Boom

Unconventional Science

record you were looking for the longest
Can - Ege Bamyasi

Mugison

5 favorite drinks

Water / any kind of beer / Orange juice / Whiskey ...

Cosmo

5 favorite records
Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And the Sinner Lady

Chrome Hoof

a song that reminds you of school
Alice Cooper - School's Out

Beautiful Swimmers

you play ping-pong?
Der Zyklus - Formenverwandler

Devendra Banhart

you make love?
Lil' Kim

Million Stylez

best day of the week in the city?

Friday, because it’s not until then evrerybody ...

Wolf People

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

Leon Ware

your liberation anthem
Marvin Gaye - Turn On Some Music

Ingrid Olava

favorite club?

2nd floor of Internasjonalen and Cafe Mono

Marissa Nadler

a song that reminds you of school
Janis Ian - (I Learned The Truth) At Seventeen

Emma Tricca

you prepare for an important date?
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde (LP)

Minus 8

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

El-P

you relax on a beach?

Doesn't happen.

Howling Bells

you walk in the rain?
Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love

Lydia Lunch

you need to get work done?

Don’t listen to music when I work ...

Sarah Jaffe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Harry Nilsson - Without You

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Siriusmo

We Are Wolves

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Snoop Dogg / Ian Curtis / Alexander, the same weekend ...

!!!

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Look Back In Anger

Martin Rev

you want to get inspired?
Sun Ra

Suzanne Vega

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Mary J. Blige - Be Without You

We Are Scientists

5 favorite months

September / October / November / April / May

Heidi Happy

you drive a car late at night?

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

Peter Broderick

a song that reminds your friends of you

Hmmm, you'd have to ask my friends ...

The Ones

perfect anthem for New York
The Ones - NYC Jungle

Daddy-O

you make love?
Ohio Players - Heaven Must Be Like This

Saint Etienne

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lee Hazlewood - A House Safe For Tigers

Glass Candy

best soundtrack ever
John Carpenter - Escape From New York

Mark E.

you run from the cops?
Pigbag - Pigbag

Colder

No. 1
Gyorgy Ligeti - Lux Aeterna

The Battle Of Land And Sea

first record you bought
Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA

Marcus Bonfanti

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Martyn - May You Never

Young Knives

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Manic Street Preachers

DJ Kent

you destroy a hotel room?
Slayer

Alter Ego

a song that reminds your friends of you
Alter Ego - Rocker

Tiago

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Magnetic Fields - Take Ecstasy With Me

DJ Hell

you take part in a peace rally?
George Harrison - My Sweet Lord

Lopazz

you play a game of chess?

Ich spiele kein Schach!

Sven Väth

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

Theo Parrish

you go to a club?

Well, there's no particular songs but a ...

Mark Archer

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

Thieves Like Us

you wake up?
Popol Vuh - Aguirre, The Wrath Of God

Peanut Butter Wolf

you want to disturb your neighbours?

My 666 mix. I was on a flight ...

Alan Oldham

No. 10
Not really influences, but I like:

Sóley

a song that reminds you of school
The Cranberries - Ode To My Family

Ed Harcourt

you drive a car late at night?
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

Padded Cell

you make breakfast?
Ramsey Lewis - Mother Nature's Son (LP)

Fanfarlo

a song that reminds you of school
Baltimora - Tarzan Boy

Empire Of The Sun

you are love sick?
Carole King - So Far Away

Kissogram

you come home from the club?
Arthur Lee Harper - Children Once Were You

Newton Faulkner

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Get Back

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite drinks

gin n’ juice / funky cold medina / water / blood ...

The Late Greats

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Alice Cooper - School's Out

Kool & The Gang

you remember the good old days?
Miles Davis - Round About Midnight

A Touch Of Class

your ultimate heartbreak song
Surface - Falling In Love

Coldplay

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Nedry

your boozed up anthem
The Rapture - House Of Jealous Lovers

Mystery Jets

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Bloc Party - So Here We Are

Cypress Hill

first record you bought
Parliament - Motor Booty Affair

Soul Mekanik

you jog?
Roy Ayers - Running Away

Olafur Arnalds

best song by Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence

White Denim

you make love?
Sub Oslo - Celestial Dub

Dennis Kane

you sit in a plane?

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

Leo Zero

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

Brennan Green

you drive a car late at night?
Bruce Springsteen - State Trooper

Caron Wheeler

you are love sick?
Stevie Wonder - Have A Talk With God

Tiga

you wash your hair?
Prince & The Revolution - Baby I'm A Star

Erol Alkan

you are in a depressive mood?
Leonard Cohen - Songs Of Love And Hate

Blow Monkeys

best concert you ever attended
The Ramones

Smudo

you are on a football field?

«Oleeeoleee St.Pauliii – oleeeee...»

Tridact

you sit in a plane?
Michael Rother - Sterntaler

Morningwood

first record you bought
Paula Abdul

Bottin

No. 11

Helsinki HEL. Cosy, efficient and offers free wifi ...

Ralphi Rosario

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Debbie Jacobs - Don't You Want My Love

Chikinki

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

Parlour

best concert you ever attended
Front 242

Anja Schneider

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computerliebe

Phenomenal Handclap Band

first record you remember
The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour

Cazals

a song that reminds your friends of you
R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

David Holmes

you relax on a beach?
Marlena Shaw - California Soul

Bomb The Bass

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Nobody Beats The Biz

Jimmy Edgar

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mary J. Blige - Your Child

Constance Amiot

the song to be played at your funeral

I just hope it’ll be a «happy ...

Molly Wagger

5 favorite records
Junior Boys - Begone Dull Care

Pacifika

5 favorite magazines

National Geographic / Tape Op / Performance Bikes / Surfer Magazine ...

Simone White

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

Simple Kid

you wake up?
Throbbing Gristle - Heathen Earth

Dynamite Deluxe

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Mooner


Top 10 Cosmic LPs of all time

Bettye Lavette

best Billie Holiday song
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Black Devil Disco Club

you destroy a hotel room?
The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil

Kinski

your liberation anthem
Guided By Voices - I Am A Tree

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite magazines

Craft / Empire / Make / Mojo / Future Music. Mainly because ...

Charles Webster

you run naked through a cornfield?
Maurice Ravel - Bolero

Lisbee Stainton

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carole King - So Far Away

Invisible Conga People

you relax on a beach?
Tsuki No Wa - Hikosen

Frank Black

start to learn these three things:

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

Lexx

you meet your parents?
Cornelius - Bird Watching At Inner Forest

No Age

you are love sick?
Cat Power - The Greatest

Clare & The Reasons

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions

Chris Carrier

5 favorite English words

Nice / Great / rider / mate / peace

Alexander Robotnick

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

Todd Terje

perfect song to end a party with
Sister Sledge - Thinking Of You

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I Love You... that’s a difficult one!

Vetiver

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Don Agrati - Sunny Day

John Foxx

you relax on a beach?
Astrud Gilberto - The Girl From Ipanema

Rich Medina

you make love?
Teddy Pendergrass - Turn Off The Lights

Tom Vek

you camp in the desert?
The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin

Robin Saville

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

Manuel Tur

perfect anthem for Essen
Bat For Lashes - The Big Sleep

The Loose Salute

your liberation anthem
The Doors - Break On Through

Max Essa

you go to a club?
Gepy & Gepy - Machine Man

Gwyneth Herbert

you sit in a plane?
Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now

The Bees

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

Tony Carrasco

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Klein & M.B.O. - Dirty Talk

Stratus

your guilty pleasure song
Laura Branigan - Self Control

Dillon

you meet your parents?
Joy Division

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite human inventions

Eieruhr, Schnürsenkel, Klettverschluss, Zahnstocher, Taschenlampe.

Luke Haines

5 favorite personal victories

Agincourt / Tobruk / Saigon / Culluden / Falkland Islands

Terry Lynn

favorite sports team?

Waterhouse F.C.

Datarock

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
JR Ewing

Gilles Peterson

you prepare for an important date?
Marva Whitney - This Girl's In Love With You

Lindstrom

you watch girls go by?
The Sandpipers - Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls

Morton Valence

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

Omar

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you come home from the club?
William Orbit - Silent Signals

Erik Truffaz

you cook?
Crosby, Stills & Nash

The Fray

you drive a car late at night?
Broken Social Scene - Looks Just Like The Sun

Dennis Bovell

you make breakfast?
Ne-Yo - Miss Independent

Kathy Zimmer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Visions Of Johanna

Michael Reinboth

you meet your parents?
Johann Sebastian Bach

Fabrizio Mammarella

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

Bebel Gilberto

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Miss Platnum

you run from the cops?
Miss Platnum - Mercedes Benz

The Hidden Cameras

your party anthem
Rick James - Ghetto Life

Nick Chacona

you sit in the subway?
Nick Chacona - Mariacha

Alex Smoke

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Philip Glass - Dracula Soundtrack

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite street?

Kristianstadsgatan. Because it leads you to «Debaser», to ...

Jacques Renault


Top 15 favourite songs of all time

Zwicker

you drive into the country?
Sufjan Stevens - Jacksonville

Comanechi

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
The Coachwhips - Bangers vs. Fuckers

Wordsworth

first record you remember
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

Plum

favorite building?

The National Museum of Scotland. It's got ...

Hannah Cohen

the song to be played at your funeral
Link Wray - Rumble

Alexandra Hope

you need to get work done?
David Bowie - Sound And Vision

Mélissa Laveaux

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Micachu - Golden Phone

The Soulsavers

you take a bubble bath?
Outkast - The Love Below

Nocturnes

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mew - And The Glass Handed Kites

In Flagranti

you make love?

Actually I never put on music when making ...

Al McKay

you take a bubble bath?
Gerald Wilson Orchestra

Moving Units

you sit in a plane?

White static.

Andy Gill

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

Chelonis R. Jones

you meet your parents?
Curtis Hairston - The Morning After

Yacht


Top 10 all-time favourite records

Matmos

take these three tools with you:

Desalinization Processor (!) / Machete / Field Guide to Edible Plants ...

Art Brut

your ultimate heartbreak song
Traveling Wilburys - Congratulations

Nicky Siano

you sit in a plane?

I usually listen to the music I’m ...

Editors

you want to disturb your neighbours?
M.I.A. - Bucky Done Gun

Bill Callahan

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

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite instruments

Ableton Live / Piano / Rhodes / Gitarre / Saxophon

Shitdisco

your boozed up anthem
Bobby Orlando - How To Pick Up Girls

The Juan MacLean

No. 7
Lil’ Louis - French Kiss

Magic Arm

you walk in the rain?
Prokofiev - Dance Of The Knights

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Radiohead - Kid A

James Yorkston

your party anthem

Not one of mine, that’s for sure.

Circlesquare

you meet your parents?
Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

Erobique

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pino D'Angio - Ma Quale Idea

Stephan Remmler

best concert you ever attended
ZZ Top

Yuck

you make love?
The Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat

Orishas

you sit in the subway?

I never take the subway. Because when I ...

Heidi

you are love sick?
Jeff Buckley

George Duke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

The only music that makes me depressed is ...

Daniel Wang

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

Bobbito Garcia

you prepare for an important date?
Donnie - Do You Know

Wall-E

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t have any neighbors!

Adonis

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

Sandi Thom

you go to a soundsystem?
AC/DC - Back In Black

Anna Kashfi

perfect anthem for Manchester
David Bowie - Suffragette City

The Project Club

you take a bubble bath?
Model 500 - Starlight (Echospace Dub)

Bodies Of Water

your party anthem
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite movies

«Jacob’s Ladder» by Adrian Lyne / «The Idiots ...

Yoav

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

Stefan Goldmann

you are love sick?

Nichts aus der Sammlung meiner Ex-Freundin. Ansonsten aber ...

Xiu Xiu

take these three books along:

the bible / the koran / the gita

Mirror Mirror

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

Ewan Pearson

first record you bought
Laura Branigan - Self Control

Ada

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

Studio 672 / Barracuda Bar / Karneval 

Micah P. Hinson

your boozed up anthem

Shit, I don't get pissed. Sorry.  

Al Kent

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

Howe Gelb

start to learn these three things:

How to build a violin and bow from ...

Glimpse

you prepare for an important date?
Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid...

ESG

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Chrisette Michele - If I Have My Way

Peter, Bjorn & John

you come home from the club?

Preferable nothing.

Fol Chen

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

Bloc Party

you drive a car late at night?
Queens Of The Stone Age - No One Knows

Pearly Gates

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - I Wish

Jill Jones

you take a bubble bath?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Little Buddha

Senor Coconut

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Johann Strauss - Blue Danube

Ilija Rudman

your ultimate heartbreak song
Willie Colon - Set Fire To Me

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite TV shows

«Brass Eye» series by Chris Morris on Channel ...

Boom Bip

you sit in the subway?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

Windsurf

you sit in the subway?
Isolee - Pillowtalk

Annie

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

Our Broken Garden

you wake up?

The bird song outside my window.

The Chap

5 favorite personal victories

Recovering from diarrhea and dehydration to rock the ...

Bill Brewster

your boozed up anthem
Elton John - Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting

Jean-Michel Jarre

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

Au Revoir Simone

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

Rod Thomas

record you were looking for the longest
Menswear - ¡Hay Tiempo!

Final Fantasy

your boozed up anthem

None, I never drink!

Hatcham Social

perfect anthem for London
Blur

Lloyd Cole

record you were looking for the longest
Nashville OST

Sandro Perri

you drive a car late at night?
Sparks - Tryouts For The Human Race (Long Version)

Howlin' Rain

you feel like 1982?
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you wake up?
Beat Happening - Other Side

Jazzanova

you drive into the country?
The Brooklyn Bridge - Minstrel Sunday

Gary Lucas

your party anthem
The Sweet - Ballroom Blitz

Port O'Brien

a song you would send over the ocean
Camera Obscura - French Navy

The Good Natured

take these three tools with you:

Tools? Er, maybe a hammer and a saw ...

Tal Weiss

a song that reminds your friends of you
Tunng - Tale From Black

Justus Köhncke

record you were looking for the longest
Imagination - Changes (Larry Levan Mix)

Oyvind Morken

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - We Are The Robots

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite concert venues

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

Jacob Golden

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Horace Andy


Top 10 all-time favorite songs

Peter Kruder

you sit in the subway?
Gang Starr - DWYCK

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West

Alela Diane

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

Junior Boys

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

Linda Lewis

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beatles - Here There And Everywhere

Hot Chip

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Al: Just let Joe make music by himself ...

Matthew Herbert

get these three pets:

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

Barbara Carlotti

you drive a car late at night?
Kid Harpoon - Stealing Cars

King Britt

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Stevie Wonder - Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plan...

Emmy The Great

a song that reminds you of school
The Smiths - Cemetry Gates

Seelenluft

first record you remember
Trio Eugster

Round Table Knights

you had enough of this world?
The Kinks - This Time Tomorrow

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite human inventions

Guitar / Bass / Drums / Piano / Amplification

Headless Heroes

you sit in the subway?
Tom Waits - Downtown Train

Memory Band

you wake up?
Pharoah Sanders - Golden Lamp

Lo Fat Orchestra

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

The Shortwave Set

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

I like to think this is a song ...

Zambri

you go to a club?
Modeselektor - 2000007

DJ Vadim

the song to be played at your funeral
Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Bosque Brown

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chad And Jeremy - A Summer Song

US3

first record you bought
David Bowie - The Rise & Fall Of Ziggy Stardust

Gemma Ray

5 favorite personal victories

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

Angel Deradoorian

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

KT Tunstall

you drive a car late at night?
Death in Vegas - Aisha

Division Of Laura Lee

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

Vashti Bunyan

take these three tools with you:

piano (grand – could double as house) / guitar / a ...

Shawn Lee

your party anthem
The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)

Sharon van Etten

you drive into the country?
Blaze Foley - Clay Pidgeons

Dwele

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

Bing Ji Ling

a record you fell in love to
Sade - Kiss Of Life

Tracey Thorn

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

Raul Midon

5 favorite books

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

Metronomy

record you were looking for the longest
Bootsy Collins & The Rubber Band - I’d Rather Be With Y...

Boozoo Bajou

a song that reminds your friends of you
Cockney Rejects - The Greatest Cockney Rip-Off

Melanie C

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Apache Beat

your sunday morning song
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Lotte Kestner

your boozed up anthem
Aphrodite's Child - The End Of The World

Mavis Staples

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

Hugh Herrera

the song to be played at your funeral
Archie Bell & The Drells - Glad You Could Make It

Andreya Triana

your party anthem
Gwen McCrae - All This Love That I'm Giving

The Revenge

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Prodigy - Ruff In The Jungle Bizness

Apiento

you take a bubble bath?

Just a book in there please. 

Jakob der Lügner

you drive a car late at night?
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man

Air

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Hey Bulldog

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Eugene McDaniels - Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse

Bob Power

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elton John - Come Down In Time

James Holden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Starkid - Crayons

Dego

you make love?
Erykah Badu - Other Side Of The Game

Chromatics

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Grace Jones - She's Lost Control

Ian Hart

best video clip you ever saw
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Karl Bartos

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Das interessiert mich nicht. Ein Klingelton ist wie ...

Droog

you smuggle diamonds?
Electronic - Getting Away With It

The Miserable Rich

you cook?
Oscar Peterson

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite place to shag?

Why not try the top of Obervatoirelunden with ...

Architeq

you stay in bed?
Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda

Telephones

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Holger Czukay - Cool In The Pool

Fan Death

best concert you ever attended
Einstürzende Neubauten

Yellowman

a song that reminds your friends of you
Yellowman - Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt

Wooden Birds

your party anthem
The Hidden Cameras

Syd Matters

you go to a club?
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Doe Paoro

first record you bought
Whitney Houston – Whitney

Ora Cogan

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Deep Purple - Bloodsucker

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite records
The B-52’s - The B-52’s

Tim Sweeney

you make love?
Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley Mega Mix)

Bill Adler

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

These New Puritans

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

Pastor

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jaa9 & OnklP - Glir Forbi

Justine D

you walk through a dark forest?
Throbbing Gristle - Hamburger Lady

Dan Michaelson

best concert you ever attended
Beck

Fiona Daniel

you sit in the subway?

Mein iPod ist gerade kaputt. Aber ich habe ...

Studio

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Caesars Palace - Rock De Puta Mierda

Sondre Lerche

you camp in the desert?
Van Dyke Parks - Bing Crosby

Dominique Leone

perfect anthem for San Francisco
The Turtles - Gas Money

Swahili Blonde

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Talking Heads - The Girls Want To Be With The Girls

Chuck D

you cook?

I don’t cook chinese. I just buy.

Drugstore

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Calexico - The Black Light

Woodpigeon

you make love?
Cat Power - I Found A Reason

Future Beat Alliance

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

Treefight For Sunlight

perfect anthem for Copenhagen
The Savage Rose - Byen Vågner

Georg Levin

you make love?
Marvin Gaye

David Pajo

take these three books along:

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

Luca C & Brigante

a record you fell in love to
Joe Cocker - Unchain My Heart

CALLmeKAT


I was born in Copenhagen. Didn’t live ...

Rainer Trüby

you go to a club?
Lowrell - Mellow Mellow Right On

Caribou

your boozed up anthem

I never drink. And I don’t do ...

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you relax on a beach?
Jonathan Richman - That Summer Feeling

Magic Mike

first record you bought
The Jackson 5 - Goin' Back To Indiana

Gossip

you make breakfast?

BP: «Lunch Will Tear Us Apart», or Roberta ...

Joan As Police Woman

you go to a club?
The Knife - You Make Me Like Charity

Tanya Stephens

you are love sick?
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag

Tha 4orce

you walk in the rain?
Oran Juice Jones - The Rain

Trentemoller

you run naked through a cornfield?
Britney Spears - Oops!... I Did It Again

Lone Wolf

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jason Molina - Don't It Look Like Rain

Chris Coco

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

Marit Bergman

which song fits the city the best?

Don’t know. I guess I lived there ...

Rocko Schamoni

which person from the city you like the most?

Heino Jaeger. Verstorbener Maler und Entertainer.

Jonathan Wilson

you sit in a plane?
Leon Russell - Prince Of Peace

Ben Watt

you sit in the subway?
Can - Moonshake

DJ Touché

No. 3

«The Living Dead At The Manchester Morgue» aka ...

Prefuse 73

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Booker Little - Man of Words

Thievery Corporation

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

Rumer

first record you remember
Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun

Kalabrese

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

Kathryn Williams

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Kinks - Autumn Almanac

Dinky

5 favorite personal tragedies

Having to leave New York because of my ...

Soft Rocks

you are love sick?
Gloria Ann Taylor - Love Is A Hurting Thing

Everything Everything

a song that reminds your friends of you
R. Kelly - Trapped In The Closet - Chapter 17

Black Angels

you are love sick?
The Everly Brothers - Greatest Hits

Tahiti 80

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

Julia Franck

take these three games along:

Schach. Oder ist das keins und gibt es ...

Penguin Prison

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Kid Koala

you sit in a plane?
Kevin Renick - Up In The Air

Neon Heights

you take a bubble bath?
Unlimited Touch - I Hear Music In The Streets

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song you would use as a ring-tone
De La Soul - Ring Ring Ring

Ame

you run from the cops?
John Carpenter - The Duke Arrives

Little Dragon

5 favorite personal tragedies

The sequal to «The Never Ending Story» / The ...

Dollboy

a record you fell in love to
Björk - Debut

James Pants

a song that reminds your friends of you
Shocking Blue - Love Buzz

Birdy Nam Nam

you camp in the desert?
The Doors - The End

First Aid Kit

you destroy a hotel room?
Leonard Cohen - Chelsea Hotel No.2

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Belle & Sebastian

you meet your parents?
Richard Thompson - Vincent Black Lightning

Mechanical Bride

you come home from the club?
Fleetwood Mac - Rhiannon

Kissey Asplund

you wake up?
Blu & Exile - Dancing In The Rain

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
The Gories - Outta Here

Eagles Of Death Metal

you make breakfast?
The Sonics - Have Love Will Travel

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds your friends of you
New Order - Blue Monday

Morgan Geist

you walk in the rain?

The rain.

M.A.N.D.Y.

you are on a football field?

I don't play football anymore.

Still Going

best soundtrack ever
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense

Irvine Welsh

first record you remember
The Beatles - From Me To You

Jackpot

you are in the sauna?
Hurriganes

Kinky

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Does It Offend You, Yeah? - We Are Rockstars

Cornelius

you go to a club?
1000 Homo DJs

Sibrydion

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Sam Amidon

5 favorite places in Vermont

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

Seether

No. 8
Tool - Opiate

John Daly

learn these three songs by heart:
Jan Hammer - Crockett’s Theme

Pink Skull

record you were looking for the longest
Bl'ast! - Take The Manic Ride

Horse Meat Disco

take these three DVDs along:

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

A Guy Called Gerald

first record you remember
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young - Déjà Vu

Richard Hawley

5 favorite movies

All the Bruce Lee films.

Headman

best Rolling Stones song
The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil

My Bee's Garden

first record you remember
Erik Satie - Gymnopédies

Mungolian Jetset

your boozed up anthem
Dinosaur L - Go Bang

Chromeo

No. 2
DJ Quik - I Don't Want To Eat It

Joakim

you make love?
Monte Cazazza - Sex Is No Emergency

Casual

you prepare for an important date?
Jay-Z

GusGus

you sit in the subway?

Stefan: There’s no subway in Reykjavik!

Chateau Flight

first record you bought
Afric Simone - Hafanana

Ricardo Villalobos

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

New Young Pony Club

you make love?
Bootsy Collins - I'd Rather Be With You

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite records
Devo - Are We Not Men? (We Are Devo)

Terence Bernardo

first record you bought
Duran Duran - The Reflex

Richard Norris

5 favorite records
Dr. John - Qualified
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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

first record you remember
Pink Floyd - The Wall

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Doe Paoro

first record you bought
Whitney Houston – Whitney

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Valery Gore

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

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Sarah Jaffe

the song to be played at your funeral
Nina Simone - Wild is the Wind

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