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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

Mugwump

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

Erobique

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elvis Costello - Alison

Editors

you sit in the subway?
The Cure - Lovesong

Syd Matters

you are in a depressive mood?
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Spanish Dance Troupe

Drugstore

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

!!!

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Marvin Gaye - After The Dance

Shakespeares Sister

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London’s Burning

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite human inventions

raps / ninja gaiden / Miami / babes / Daft Punk

Young Knives

a song that reminds your friends of you
Mystery Jets - Horse Drawn Cart

Midlake

record you were looking for the longest
Pat Suzuki - How High The Moon

James Pants

a song that reminds you of school
Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

2raumwohnung

get these three pets:

Hund / Huhn / Schaf

Defari

a song that reminds you of school
Steel Pulse - Handsworth Revolution

Sven Väth

your ultimate heartbreak song
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin - Je t'aime... moi non p...

Everything Everything

your party anthem
Bobby Brown - Two Can Play That Game

Tindersticks

the song to be played at your funeral

Don't care, I'll be dead. But ...

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite TV shows

Mad Men / Sopranos / Friday Night Lights / The Wire ...

Barn Owl

you meet your parents?
Cumbia es en mi terra

Thievery Corporation

you wake up?
Luis Bonfa - Song Of The Hills

Yuck

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Hot Snakes - Braintrust

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite places in LA

my bed / Silver Lake Reservoir / «Show», a great ...

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
Bernard Herrmann - Taxi Driver

Holy Ghost!

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

Kool Keith

first record you bought
Sun - Sun Is Here

Dinky

5 favorite records
ESG - A South Bronx Story

Port O'Brien

you camp in the desert?
R. Kelly - Exit

Memory Band

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Claude Debussy - Nuages

Paul Frick

you make love?
Floating Points - Love Me Like This

Gnod

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yer Blues

The Hidden Cameras

first record you bought
Corey Hart - Sunglasses At Night

Justice

5 favorite TV shows

We don’t have any time to watch ...

El-P

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Cage - Ballad Of Worms

The Jackets

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Castaways - Liar, Liar

Brasstronaut

you meet your parents?
Brasstronaut - Hand Behind

Caron Wheeler

you relax on a beach?
Stevie Wonder - As

Rumer

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

Howling Bells

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Hunches - Actors

Devendra Banhart

you make love?
Lil' Kim

Mark E.

you make love?
U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

Soft Rocks

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Mike Francis - Times Out Of Time

Wooden Birds

first record you bought
The Go-Go's - Beauty & The Beat

These New Puritans

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

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

your party anthem
Chris Montez - Let’s Dance

Turzi

a song that reminds you of school
Noir Désir

Spinto Band

a song that reminds your friends of you
Ada Jones - The Yama Yama Man

The Ones

a song that reminds your friends of you
Size Queen - Paul's Groove

Luke Haines

5 favorite English words

Tedious / Poxy / Sadsac / Rotten / Sod

Jackpot

you come home from the club?
Velvet Underground - Stephanie Says

Sarah Jaffe

record you were looking for the longest
Harry Nilsson - The Point

Stratus

you go to a club?
The Raid - Jump Up In The Air

Dollskabeat

you come home from the club?
Joan Armatrading - Love And Affection

Sondre Lerche

you wake up?
Chet Baker - Do It The Hard Way

Barbara Carlotti

a song to seduce you
Etienne Daho - Duel Au Soleil

Neon Heights

you play a game of chess?
Herb Alpert - Rise

Pastor

you repair a synthesizer?
Toy - Rabbit Pushing Mower

Wordsworth

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

Chateau Flight

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On

Bush Tetras

you fall asleep?
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon

Quiet Village

you come home from the club?
Chet Baker

Motor City Drum Ensemble

record you were looking for the longest
Roy Brooks & The Artistic Truth

Seether

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Black Sabbath - Changes

Peter Broderick

best soundtrack ever
Yann Tiersen - Goodbye Lenin

Frank Black

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

Large Professor

5 favorite rap tunes
Nas - It Ain’t Hard To Tell

Bill Brewster

you take a bubble bath?
Jan Hammer - Don't You Know

Bettye Lavette

a song that reminds you of school
The Miracles - Way Over There

Boozoo Bajou

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Roots - What They Do?

Steve Mason

record you were looking for the longest
G.L.O.B.E. & Whiz Kid - Play That Beat Mr. DJ

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith

Alex Smoke

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

DJ Vadim

you make love?
Prince - Sexy MF

Marius Circus

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

Tahiti 80

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

Bing Ji Ling

your guilty pleasure song
Take 6 - Quiet Place

Plum

favorite band hailing from the city?

«Christ.». Written like that with the full stop ...

Orishas

you ride a bicycle?

My iPod is full with good rock music ...

Swahili Blonde

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Deerhoof - Giga Dance

Ewan Pearson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ewan MacColl - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Lail Arad

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime

Baikonour

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nico - Janitor Of Lunacy

Dillon

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

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite instruments

Guitar / Bass / Drums / Piano / Amplification

The Bees

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Aphex Twin - Crying In Your Face

Gwyneth Herbert

you prepare for an important date?
Wayne Country & The Electric Chairs - (If You Don't Wan...

Kinski

first record you bought
The Sweet - Ballroom Blitz

Newton Faulkner

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Joan As Police Woman

you run naked through a cornfield?
Sly & The Family Stone - Skin I'm In

My Bee's Garden

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
OutKast - Hey Ya!

Tiago

you run naked through a cornfield?
!!! - Pardon My Freedom

John Klemmer

you eat a cucumber?

I don’t eat cucumbers. There are more ...

Soul Clap

your ultimate heartbreak song
Funkadelic - Baby I Owe You Something Good

N.A.S.A.

you go fishing?
Primus - John The Fisherman

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Public Enemy - Fear Of A Black Planet

Penguin Prison

record you were looking for the longest
Operation Ivy

Headless Heroes

you jog?
George Kranz - Din Daa Daa

Justine D

5 favorite bands that hail from New York

Blondie / The Velvet Underground / The Ramones / I guess ...

Joakim

you fall asleep?
Biosphere - Shenzhou

The Bangles

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Nirvana - In Utero

Doe Paoro

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

The Phantom Band

first record you bought
Starship - No Protection

Efterklang

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

Million Stylez

favorite club?

anywhere Trinity sound is playing.

Michael Mayer

your ultimate heartbreak song
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Olafur Arnalds

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The theme from «Knightrider»

Lydia Lunch

you wake up?
Eminem - White America

Stephan Remmler

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys

Simone White

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Simone White - Worm Was Wood

Afrika Bambaataa

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

Ruede Hagelstein

you wake up?
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Odawas

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

Mooner

No. 7
Supermax - Fly With Me

Fol Chen

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

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite animals

Cheetah / Badger / Dolphin / Cow / Dragonfly

DJ Nu-Mark

the song to be played at your funeral
Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead

Max Romeo

you drive into the country?

I listen to the birds singing.

Dollboy

you are in the sauna?
David Bowie - Lodger

The Miserable Rich

you sit in a plane?

J: Oh, I’m always with somebody at ...

Jesse Lenat

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

Brian Jackson

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

Chuck D

you are in a depressive mood?
Muddy Waters

Zohra

you prepare for an important date?
Fat Boy Slim - Right Here Right Now

David Morales

you watch porn?
Master C&J - Face It

US3

a record you fell in love to
Pat Metheny Group - So May It Secretly Begin

Phil Mison

first record you bought
Laurel & Hardy - Trail Of The Lonesome Pine

Colder

No. 6
Brian Eno - No One Receiving

Apache Beat

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

Magic Arm

you drive into the country?
James Taylor - Carolina In My Mind

Chromeo

a record you fell in love to
Mary J. Blige - Share My World

Richard Hawley

you sit in a plane?
The Everly Brothers - Songs Our Daddy Taught Us

Magic Mike

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Planet Patrol - Play At Your Own Risk

Casual

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jay-Z - Imaginary Player

My Morning Jacket

you are in a depressive mood?
Iron & Wine - Cinder And Smoke

Sóley

the perfect anthem for Edmonton
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

Fiona Daniel

you make love?
Nina Kinerts - Pets & Friends

Daniel Wang

the song to be played at your funeral
Erik Satie - Gymnopedies (I, II and III)

Round Table Knights

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

Oneida

you feel like 1982?

I don’t feel like years.

Jean-Michel Jarre

a record you fell in love to
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin - Je t'aime... moi non p...

First Aid Kit

you relax on a beach?
Megapuss - Surfing

CALLmeKAT

favorite building?

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

Riccio

a song that reminds you of school
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime

Peter Kruder

you meet your parents?
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Tristeza

Headman

a song that reminds your friends of you
Headman - It Rough

Valery Gore

you rob a bank?
Good Friday - Why?

Erik Truffaz

No. 4
Anouar Brahem - Conte de l'incroyable amour

Mystery Jets

you camp in the desert?
The Doors - The End

Cortney Tidwell

No. 9
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

M.A.N.D.Y.

you are on a football field?

I don't play football anymore.

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite cartoon characters

Danger Mouse / Stewie Griffin / The Thundercats / Totoro! / Dexter ...

Azari & III

you are on psychedelic drugs?

S: I jump right into the shower and ...

Eagles Of Death Metal

you meet your parents?
Rod Stewart

Kasper Bjorke

your guilty pleasure song
Backstreet Boys - Incomplete

Kalabrese

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

Coyote

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Here Comes The Sun

Lotte Kestner

best concert you ever attended

You know, I love the intimate ones. David ...

Natalie Tusia Beridze

which person from the city you like the most?

I couldn't name less then at least ...

Woolfy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Faze-O - Riding High

Kool & The Gang

you want to disturb your neighbours?

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

The Morning Benders

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bon Iver - Re: Stacks

Radio 4

a record you fell in love to
Skunk - Hots On 4 Suzy

Duke Special

a song that reminds your friends of you
Prince - I Feel For You

Electric 6

you wake up?
High On Fire - Fireface

New Young Pony Club

first record you remember
The Eagles

The Fray

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

Annie

you make love?
The Flying Lizards - Get Up (Sex Machine)

Cypress Hill

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf

Beppe Loda

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Pink Floyd

Kid Loco

you read a book?
Bo Diddley - You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover

Ronny & Renzo

you cook?
Mike Figgis - Leaving Las Vegas Soundtrack

Lhasa

your sunday morning song
Franz Schubert - The Hungarian Melody

Zwicker

you play ping-pong?
Zwicker - Ping Pong Muses

Polly Scattergood

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Band Of Horses - Is There A Ghost

Micah P. Hinson

first record you bought
Depeche Mode - Violator

Terence Bernardo

best Beatles song

There is a Beatles song for every emotion ...

The Chap

5 favorite things about London

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

Apiento

you take a bubble bath?

Just a book in there please. 

Dani Siciliano

perfect anthem for San Francisco
Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman

John Foxx

you run naked through a cornfield?
Virginia Astley

Zambri

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

Unconventional Science

a record you fell in love to
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots

Theo Parrish

you wake up?

There's no song. I don't listen ...

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Justin Timberlake - FutureSex/LoveSounds

Kaos

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

Chris & Cosey

first record you remember
The Laughing Policeman

Kelli Ali

you sit in the subway?
Marissa Nadler - Diamond Heart

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite personal victories

laughing at all the shit thrown at you ...

Heidi

you relax on a beach?

I like to hear the waves crash on ...

Little Jackie

a song that reminds you of school
Sarah McLachlan - I Will Remember You

White Denim

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

Hot Chip

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

Horse Meat Disco

take these three games along:

Swingball: the only child's game of choice ...

Lisbee Stainton

best soundtrack ever
Yann Tiersen - Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain

Omar

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

Tim Sweeney

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Dead Kennedys - California Über Alles

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite books

Matthew Klam: «Sam The Cat» / William Poundstone: «Big ...

Tiga

you sit in a plane?
Depeche Mode - Tora! Tora! Tora!

Droog

you come home from the club?
Nicolas Jaar - Time For Us

Cosmo Vitelli

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kim Fowley - The Trip

Pearly Gates

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

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you stay in bed?
Rondo - Margarita

The Emperor Machine

you are in a depressive mood?
Donald Fagen - New Frontier

Suzanne Vega

a song that reminds you of school
Isaac Hayes - Shaft

Jacques Renault

No. 3
Creedence Clearwater Revival - I Put A Spell On You

Constance Amiot

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

A summer on the road, listening to a ...

Mechanical Bride

your sunday morning song
Aretha Franklin - (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Wom...

Sandro Perri

you sit in the subway?
Peter Gordon - Intervallic Expansion

Ilija Rudman

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Billy Ocean - Night (Feel Like Getting Down)

Van She

5 favorite remixes
Plump DJs - Electric Disco (D. Ramirez Remix)

Comanechi

you make love?
Big Black - Songs About Fucking

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you paint your apartment?
Woods - Rain On

Gravenhurst

you play ping-pong?
Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger

Good Shoes

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Liars - Mr. You're On Fire Mr.

Gossip

you work in the garden?
The Carter Family - No Depression In Heaven

The Revenge

a record you fell in love to
John Martyn - Small Hours

Tridact

you camp in the desert?
Psyance - The Answer

Anne Clark

you wake up?
Tim Buckley - Happy Time

Heavy

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

Bottin

best concert you ever attended
Steely Dan

Irvine Welsh

your ultimate heartbreak song
ABBA - S.O.S.

The Project Club

you paint your apartment?
DJ Shadow - Endtroducing (LP)

Seelenluft

a record you fell in love to
Burt Bacharach - The Look Of Love

Cage The Elephant

you ride a bicycle?
Beck - Mutherfucker

Brennan Green

you stay in bed?

I go to sleep with the TV. It ...

Aaron Wright

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beatles - Martha My Dear

Pyrolator

you cook?
Folk Implosion - Free To Go

Bit-tuner

take these three books along:

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

No Age

you make breakfast?
Black Dice - Trip Dude Delay

Ingrid Olava


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

Georg Levin

first record you remember
Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

DJ Hell

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

Junior Boys

a song that reminds you of school
William Blake - Jerusalem

Ashley Beedle

you take a bubble bath?
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Boom Bip

you come home from the club?
Can - Halleluhwah

Molly Wagger

you take a bubble bath?
Meatloaf - Paradise By The Dashboard Light

Tha 4orce

a song that reminds your friends of you
Whodini - Friends

Holger Czukay

you are on a football field?

Ich höre auf die Schreie von sich ...

Funkmasters

your sunday morning song
Booker T. & The MG’s - Groovin'

The Invisible

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

Alter Ego

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Neonlicht

Dominique Leone

best soundtrack ever
Leonard Bernstein - Westside Story

Heidi Happy

you wake up?
Gilbert Bécaud - Nathalie

Beautiful Swimmers

you are at the hairdresser?
Crime Mob - Knuck if You Buck

Osborne

your boozed up anthem
Nazareth - Love Hurts

Interpol

you drive a car late at night?
Frank Black - The Adventure And The Resolution

Ricardo Villalobos

first record you bought
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

DJ Nature

perfect anthem for New York
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

Blow Monkeys

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bill Withers - Lovely Day

The Golden Filter

you make love?
Silver Apples - Lovefingers

Clare & The Reasons

you come home from the club?
Harry Nilsson - Are You Sleeping

Belle & Sebastian

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bobby Hebb - Sunny

Bjorn Torske

you come home from the club?
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica

Pepe Bradock

you wake up?
Thelonious Monk - I Surrender, Dear

The Loose Salute

first record you remember
The Carpenters - Top Of The World

Chromatics

first record you bought
Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine

Chikinki

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

Matthew Dear

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

Kevin Saunderson


Detroit

James Yorkston

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Lord, almost anything current and popular. Autotune.

Jimmy Edgar

the song to be played at your funeral

I will have my best friend mix some ...

Trusme

a song that reminds you of school
Prodigy - Experience

Rocko Schamoni

favorite street?

Schulterblatt

Leo Zero

your guilty pleasure song
Orson - No Tomorrow

Rainer Trüby

first record you remember
Boney M. - By The Rivers Of Babylon

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

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

Rebelski

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

Franz Nicolay

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Muppets - Happiness Hotel

Malachai

you drive a car late at night?
The Mills Brothers

Martin Rev

you prepare for an important date?
The Rolling Stones

Glass Candy

your party anthem
Prince

Senor Coconut

you are in a depressive mood?
Perez Prado

Matthew Herbert

start to learn these three things:

mandarin / medecine / ice skating

Black Angels

you sit in a plane?
Buddy Holly - That'll Be The Day

Sam Amidon

5 favorite human inventions

cows / sheep / pigs / animals / vegetables

Glimpse

5 favorite human inventions

Synthesizers / Records / Expresso Machines / The internet / Bugaboo Bugies

Anna Kashfi

your party anthem
The Bees

Cajun Dance Party

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Pavement - Slanted And Enchanted

Windsurf

a song that reminds your friends of you
Area Code 615 - Devil Weed And Me

Scout Niblett

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pixies - Hey

Mr Scruff

you are love sick?
Gang Starr - Love Sick

Au Revoir Simone

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Benny Mardones - Into The Night

Minotaur Shock

you sit in the subway?
Ezekiel Honig

Fan Death

your sunday morning song
Marina & The Diamonds - Obsessions

Kinky

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - I’m Afraid Of Americans

Mugison

5 favorite personal tragedies

the second I got in the world and ...

Thieves Like Us

you make love?

Classical Radio.

Sandi Thom

you fall asleep?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

The Good Natured

take these three books along:

A book about horoscopes, I am into that ...

Mirror Mirror

your party anthem
Various Artists - Pulse Dance Compilation

Travis

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
AC/DC - Back In Black

Ame

you sit in a plane?
Terre Thaemlitz

Wally Badarou

a record you fell in love to
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Al McKay

you prepare for an important date?

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

Lucky Soul

you go to a club?
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Jazzanova

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

Howe Gelb

take these three books along:

Mitch Cullin: «Tideland» / «Return To Tideland» / «Escape From ...

Tom Vek

5 favorite movies

American Beauty / Solaris (the remake) / Edward Scissorhands / Go ...

GusGus

you drive a car late at night?
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Soul Mekanik

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

Hannah Scott

your guilty pleasure song
Lady Gaga - Poker Face

Bobbito Garcia

you make love?
D'Angelo - Untitled (How Does It Feel)

Lone Wolf

first record you bought
ABC - When Smokey Sings

Charlotte Hatherley

you are in a depressive mood?
Big Black - Pigpile

Whitehouse

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

Saint Etienne

you make love?
Fleetwood Mac - Sara

Ilya Santana

you surf the internet?

Edits by Rayko. He has a lot and ...

Bosque Brown

perfect anthem for Denton
Centro-Matic - Too Much Downtime

Audie Darling

favorite band hailing from the city?

I don’t really know a lot about ...

Julia Franck

learn these three songs by heart:

 Zusätzlich zu denen, die ich kann? Wahrscheinlich ...

Ian Pooley

you cook?
Biz Markie - Spring Again

Living Things

No. 1
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde

Shine 2009

you walk in the rain?
Jam & Spoon - Stella

Ralphi Rosario

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

Mungolian Jetset

you stay in bed?
John Martyn - Solid Air

Marissa Nadler

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I will listen to the rain falling and ...

DJ Kent

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

C. Gibbs

your liberation anthem
The Smiths - The Headmaster Ritual

James Holden

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

Jill Jones

you stay in bed?
Vanessa Daou - Dear Anne Sexton

Minus 8

you drive a car late at night?
Metallica - Ride The Lightning

Telepopmusik

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

Shawn Lee

your liberation anthem
Patti Labelle - New Attitude

Future Beat Alliance

first record you remember
The Human League - Don’t You Want Me

Whirlwind Heat

you take a bubble bath?
Perry Como - Papa Like To Mambo

We Are Scientists

5 favorite cities

San Francisco, CA / Berkeley, CA / New York, NY ...

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite personal victories

leaving Falkirk / leaving Arab Strap / leaving Response Handling ...

Stefan Goldmann

you run naked through a cornfield?
Le Mystere de Voix Bulgares - Polegnala E Todora

Slove

you wake up?
The Velvet Underground - Candy Says

Dennis Bovell

you paint your apartment?
Georgie Fame - Funny How Time Slips Away

Morpheus

you drive a car late at night?
Gina X - Drive My Car

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song that reminds you of school
Daft Punk - Homework

Gary Numan

the song to be played at your funeral

Something I have yet to write. Something for ...

Woodpigeon

you go to a club?
Frida Hyvönen - Scandinavian Blonde

Lanoiraude

5 favorite TV shows

I stopped that shit.

A Mountain Of One

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Because

Morton Valence

you sit in a plane?
Buddy Holly

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite books

the Bible / Lord Of The Rings / 1984 (...sorry ...

John Daly

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

Bloc Party

you sit in a plane?
Yo La Tengo - Deeper Into Movies

Angel Deradoorian

record you were looking for the longest
Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti

Bob Power

first record you bought
The Righteous Brothers - Ebb Tide

Race Horses

first record you bought

I think it was «Fresh Hits 1998». A ...

Psychic Ills

you walk in the rain?
Rhythm & Sound - No Partial

Morgan Geist

you come home from the club?

I want silence after the club.

Rod Thomas

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

Munk

you fall asleep?
Schönberg - Moses und Aaron

Circlesquare

you had enough of this world?
Slowdive - Blue Skied And Clear

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you fall asleep?
TV On The Radio - Dreams

DJ Mehdi

you are love sick?
Bob Dylan - It Ain't Me, Babe; Bob Dylan - Don't Think ...

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song that reminds you of school
Die Ärzte - Nach Uns Die Sintflut

The Late Greats

you stay in bed?
Neil Young

Dego

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

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

a song that reminds your friends of you

You should ask «my friends» that.

We Are Wolves

learn these three songs by heart:
Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Bodies Of Water

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Long Long Long

Peter, Bjorn & John

you make love?
Boards Of Canada

DJ Touché

No. 9

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

Higamos Hogamos

you prepare for an important date?
The Stooges - Loose

Captain Sensible

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Cramps

Trans Am

you work in the garden?

Have you ever worked in the garden? Bad ...

Toby Tobias

a record you fell in love to
Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful

Michael Reinboth

you take part in a peace rally?
Zapp - It Doesn't Really Matter

Daddy-O

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Make The Music With Your Mouth

The Rayographs

first record you bought
Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract

Faust

the song to be played at your funeral
Art-Errorist - Poeme Pour Betonniere Et Orchestre

Tanya Stephens

you want to get inspired?
John Lennon - Imagine

DJ Cherrystones

you relax on a beach?
Relatively Clean Rivers - Hello Sunshine

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
Davina

Art Brut

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
OMC - How Bizarre

The Diaphanoids

you prepare for an important date?
T. Rex

James Murphy

you wash your hair?
Chrome - Firebomb

Tracey Thorn

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

Meret Becker

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Trentemoller

you surf the internet?

I rarely use the internet.

Jesh

No. 8
MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

Jimi Jamison

best concert you ever attended
Yes

Glen Johnson

first record you remember
Gary Glitter - I'm The Leader Of The Gang

Wall-E

you need to get work done?
MFSB - Let's Clean Up The Ghetto

Beverley Knight

you sit in a plane?
Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love Yo...

Oyvind Morken

your boozed up anthem
4 øl og en pizza

Fingerpicked

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

Terry Lynn

where was your first flat?

The same one I still live in – and ...

Marc Romboy

you make breakfast?
Supertramp - Breakfast In America

Trevor Jackson

you cook?
Metro Area - Miura

Fanfarlo

first record you remember
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

Melanie C

5 favorite records
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication

Miss Platnum

you walk the cat walk?
Mystikal - Shake Ya Ass

Cosmo

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

Architecture In Helsinki

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

The Priscillas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Helter Skelter

Yoav

your party anthem
Underworld - Cowgirl

ESG

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Controversy

Jonathan Wilson

you drive into the country?
West Coast Dream Sequence - Badu's Dream

Yellowman

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

Ora Cogan

you sit in a plane?
Master Musicians Of Joujouka - Your Eyes Are Like a Cup...

Sharon van Etten

you take a bubble bath?
Erik Satie - Gymnopédie No.1

Love Inks

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Help!

Emmy The Great

a record you fell in love to
The Killers - Everything Will Be Alright

Kid Koala

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Violent Femmes - Candlelight Song

Morningwood

you make love?
Otis Redding - Open The Door

Kris Menace

you jog?
The Bravery - An Honest Mistake

Our Broken Garden

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t.

Erol Alkan

you drive a car late at night?
The Smiths - Meat Is Murder

Bill Adler

a song that reminds you of school
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels - Devil With A Blue Dr...

Adonis

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

Xiu Xiu

invite these three persons for a weekend:

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

Shitdisco

you sit in a plane?
Daft Punk - Around The World

Still Going

first record you bought
The Clash - Combat Rock

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite movies

Unzählbar.

Sibrydion

record you were looking for the longest
Christy Moore - The Spirit Of Freedom

Al Kent

a song that reminds you of school
Small Faces - Sha La La La Lee

Andy Gill

first record you remember
a Davey Crockett spoken word LP

Dennis Kane

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bill Withers - Lovely Day

Candi Staton

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Martha & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Street

Alexandra Hope

you cook?
T. Rex - Down Home Lady

Wolf People

best concert you ever attended
Dungen

Ed Harcourt

you need to get work done?
Steve Reich - Six Pianos

Mavis Staples

the song to be played at your funeral
«I'll Fly Away»

Brothers Of End

you wake up?
«Mr. Bojangles»

Ray Mang

you sit in a plane?
Ben Richardson - Sky Diver

Alan Oldham

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

Howlin' Rain

you take a bubble bath?

I don’t do it. No bubble bath ...

Nicole Willis

start to learn these three things:

swim / play tumpet / play soprano sax 

Anja Schneider

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

Monday Michiru

you are love sick?
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite street?

Götgatan, a little closer to Europe...

Kurt Maloo

you feel like 1986?
Talk Talk - Such A Shame

Leon Ware

your liberation anthem
Marvin Gaye - Turn On Some Music

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite fruits

Mango / Orange / Watermelon / Apple / Peach

Tim Mälzer

a song that reminds you of school
The Nits - In The Dutch Mountains

Metronomy

a song that reminds you of school
Green Day

VV Brown

you need to get work done?

Silence. I sometimes like silence to think.

A Touch Of Class

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby

The Soulsavers

you wake up?
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Crystal Antlers

you make love?
Wham! - Careless Whisper

Panico

No. 9
Moonshake - Dirty And Divine

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

David Rodigan

No. 7
Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop

Architeq

you jog?
Den Harrow - To Meet Me

Peanut Butter Wolf

perfect anthem for San Francisco
Sly & The Family Stone

A Guy Called Gerald

first record you bought
John Williams - The Star Wars Theme

Camille

you make love?

Silence. Making love is making music.

Pilooski

your party anthem
Prince - Erotic City

Cosmin TRG

you feel like 1992?
Getto Daci - Daciada

The Shortwave Set

first record you remember
Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy

Matmos

take these three CDs/records with you:
Nico - Chelsea Girl

Linda Lewis

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Andrew Lloyd Webber; Elaine Paige

Sebastien Tellier

first record you remember
Jeanette - Porque Te Vas

Ben Watt

you wake up?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Hacienda

your sunday morning song
Oscar Peterson

Kathryn Williams

you go to a club?
Rotary Connection - I Am The Black Hole Of The Sun

In Flagranti

you go to a club?

If there is a lot of girls in ...

Invisible Conga People

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Phew - Kodomo No You Ni

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite personal belongings

my computer - Atari 1040 ST / my bike - 1967 ...

Kon & Amir

you jog?
N.W.A. - 100 Miles And Runnin’

Andreya Triana

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears - Toxic

Alva Noto

you fall asleep?
Morton Feldman

When Saints Go Machine

you go to a club?
Kenton Slash Demon - Deamon

Skull Defekts

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

gigs / restaurants / life

Emma Tricca

a song that reminds you of school

No songs in particular, actually.

Ada

5 favorite remixes
A Perfect Circle - Judith (Nine Inch Nails Remix)

Defend Moscow

your liberation anthem
Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name

Nedry

your party anthem
The Rapture - House Of Jealous Lovers

Gemma Ray

you come home from the club?
Dennis Wilson - River Song

Jacob Golden

a song that reminds you of school
Slayer - South Of Heaven

The Earlies

first record you remember
The Commodores - All The Greatest Hits

Jakob der Lügner

you prepare for an important date?
Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F

Dave Clarke

first record you bought
Sparks - La Dolce Vita

Manuel Tur

first record you bought
Alex Gopher - Party People

Final Fantasy

you ride a bicycle?
Franz Schubert - Winterreise Song Cycle

Ian Hart

a record you fell in love to
Love - Forever Changes

José James

you sit in the subway?
J Dilla

Dan Michaelson

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

The next christmas single by an xfactor winner.

Kissey Asplund

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

Parlour

first record you bought
Fancy - Slice Me Nice

Coldplay

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Arcade Fire - Funeral

David Holmes

you are in a depressive mood?
Roy Montgomery

Datarock

you wake up?
Talking Heads - Don’t Worry About The Government

Pink Skull

first record you bought
Suicidal Tendencies - Suicidal Tendencies

Chris Coco

you sit in the subway?
Phuture - Acid Tracks

Nick Chacona

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Sound And Vision

Karl Bartos

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon

Jay Jay Johanson

you wake up?
Japan - Ghosts

Lucky Luke

first record you remember
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Marit Bergman

the song to be played at your funeral
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - Don't Leave Me This Wa...

Kissogram

you are love sick?
Dub Narcotic Sound System - Fuck Shit Up

David Pajo

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Charlie McCarthy / Mac Arthur / Charlie Feathers

Vashti Bunyan

start to learn these three things:

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

Tony Carrasco

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Pink Floyd - Money

Grizzly Bear

you go to a club?
Jamie Lidell - A Little Bit More

Alela Diane

a record you fell in love to
Neil Young - After The Gold Rush

Luca C & Brigante

you wake up?
Burt Bacharach - Are You There (With Another Girl)

Dwele

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Amerie - 1 Thing

The Battle Of Land And Sea

your boozed up anthem
The Rolling Stones - Mother's Little Helper

Ost & Kjex

you drive a car late at night?
LFO - Shove Piggy Shove

Prince Language

take these three CDs/records with you:
Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks

Charles Webster

you meet your parents?
Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day

Social Disco Club

No. 6
LCD Soundsystem - Too Much Love (Rub-N-Tug Remix)

Empire Of The Sun

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

Like A Stuntman

you drive a car late at night?
The Field - Good Things End

Gary Lucas

the song to be played at your funeral
The J.B.'s - Doin' It To Death Part One And Two

Moving Units

the song to be played at your funeral
Neil Young

Little Dragon

first record you bought
Jean-Michel Jarre - Zoolook

Caribou

best soundtrack ever
Popol Vuh - Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner

Bill Callahan

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

Telephones

you fall asleep?
Suicide - Dream Baby Dream

Richard Norris

you are love sick?
Morecambe & Wise - Bring Me Sunshine

Max Tundra

you need to get work done?
Familjen - Det Snurrar I Min Skalle

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

Chelonis R. Jones

you wake up?
Fleetwood Mac - Rhiannon

Air

first record you remember
A Robin Hood storytelling record

Kathy Zimmer

your sunday morning song
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God

Birdy Nam Nam

you smuggle diamonds?
Diamond D & The Psychotic Neurotics

Moonboots

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Waterboys - When Ye Go Away

Studio

you walk in the rain?
Annabel Lamb - Riders On The Storm

Lexx

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

Bebel Gilberto

you wake up?
Björk - Venus As A Boy

White Hinterland

your ultimate heartbreak song
Gram Parsons - Hot Burrito #1

Johnossi

what should one eat when in the city?

J: Meatballs with mashed potatoes, lingoberry at «Prinsen ...

George Duke

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Four And More

Tal Weiss

your sunday morning song
Joanna Newsom - Emily

J Rawls

5 favorite personal victories

getting my degree / completing my teaching certificate / my ...

Todd Terje

most valuable record you own
John Forde - Don't You Know Who Did It

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Backstreet Boys - As Long As You Love Me

Mark Richardson

you camp in the desert?
The Doors - Waiting For The Sun

King Britt

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Jet Screamer - Eep Opp Ork Ah Ah!

Wooden Shjips

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Chubby Parker - King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-Me-O

Phenomenal Handclap Band

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

Division Of Laura Lee

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

Gilles Peterson

you make love?
Roy Ayers - You Send Me

Cazals

record you were looking for the longest
The Action - I'll Keep Holding On

Nils Frahm

you walk through a dark forest?
Murcof - Remembranza

Mouse On Mars

learn these three songs by heart:

Alles von David Guetta / «Copa Cabana» / «Sunshine Reggae»

Hatcham Social

the song to be played at your funeral
Burt Bacharach - Blue On Blue

Alexander Robotnick

you sit in the subway?
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Nicky Siano

your ultimate heartbreak song
Betty Wright - If You Love Me Like You Say You Love Me

Karolina Stenstöm

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Lilja 4-ever» (2002) by Lukas Moodysson

Broken Social Scene

learn these three songs by heart:
Jamie Cullum - Well You Needn’t

Lindstrom

you play a game of chess?
Chess OST

Padded Cell

you jog?

New house mixes are good for jogging to ...

Renegade Soundwave

best concert you ever attended

Hard one – The Clash at the Rainbow, Aswad ...

Lopazz

you are in the sauna?

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

Nocturnes

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Maus

Chris Carrier

you drive a car late at night?

Flickering Vehicle Lights’ beats. Could be a nice ...

Ratatat

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Apollo 100 - Joy

Yacht

No. 4
Hole - Live Through This

Mélissa Laveaux

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you bought
Original Concept - Straight From The Basement Of Kooley...

Marcus Bonfanti

your party anthem
Led Zeppelin - Black Dog

Lovefingers

you are love sick?
Roger Nichols & The Small Circle Of Friends - I Can See...

KT Tunstall

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

AM

No. 3
Piero Umiliani - Il Corpo

Bomb The Bass

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

Cornelius

you prepare for an important date?
Date Course Pentagon Royal Garden - Structure

Wolfmother

you run naked through a cornfield?
Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings

Rich Medina

you wake up?
Commodores - High On Sunshine

Loane

a song you would send over the ocean
Romy Schneider & Claude Sautet - La Chanson d'Hélène

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you walk in the rain?
My Bloody Valentine - Nothing Much To Lose

Luke Solomon

you sit in a plane?
Nine Horses - Serotonin

Horace Andy

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I would never do that.

Max Essa

you stay in bed?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Mark Archer

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Numbers

Vetiver

best video clip you ever saw
Arthur Brown - Fire

Whomadewho

5 favorite cartoon characters

TH: Corto Maltese / All characters in Moebius' sci-fi ...

Lloyd Cole

perfect tune to cruise to
Golden Earring - Radar Love

Robin Saville

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

Fujiya & Miyagi

the song to be played at your funeral
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - Shakin' All Over

Hannah Cohen

your party anthem
ESG - A South Bronx Story

Justus Köhncke

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Chrome Hoof

best soundtrack ever
Zidane: A Portrait Du Siecle 21

Pacifika

you sit in the subway?
Ray LaMontagne
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Issue 6

Finger Magazine A Bi-Annual Print Publication, 64 pages, 4c, 6000 copies, distributed worldwide

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The Chromatics are finally back. After their very promising debut they took some time to come back with an album that finally shows the full potential of what Johnny Jewel & co is capable of. Where «In The City» left off ...

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your sunday morning song
Anything by Marcos Valle

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

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Valery Gore

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

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Sarah Jaffe

record you were looking for the longest
Harry Nilsson - The Point

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