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Al McKay

is a guitarist, producer and former member of Earth, Wind & Fire. As a youngster the five time Grammy winner toured with the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, later played with Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd St. Band and then worked as one of the most prolific session musicians of the 70’s in LA. He wrote some of EWF’s biggest hits (f.e. «September») and produced together with Maurice White bands like The Emotions. 


Which song do you listen to when...
you take a bubble bath?
Fourplay
Gerald Wilson Orchestra

I don't take bubble baths, but in the shower something by the band Fourplay or Gerald Wilson Orchestra.

you relax on a beach?
Kenny Loggins - Return To Pooh Corner (LP)
you go to a club?
Beyoncé
you cook?
Notorious B.I.G.
2Pac
you prepare for an important date?

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

you are in a depressive mood?
Thijs Van Leer - Introspection 1 & 2
you drive a car late at night?
Brenda Russell

Brenda Russell's Greatest Hits or some classical music (Mozart or Bach)

you fall asleep?
Very Best of Japanese Music

A collection called «Very Best of Japanese Music». Which features traditional japanese music.

you make love?
Thomas Newman - Meet Joe Black (OST)

It usually would be Movie theme music – like the soundtrack from «Meet Joe Black» or «9 Months»

you sit in a plane?
George Benson - Give Me The Night (LP)
you read a book?
Nat King Cole - Night Lights
you go for a long walk?
Norah Jones
you are on the tour bus?
Santana
Ronny Jordan

That could be anything from «Santana's Greatest Hits» to Ronny Jordan

you wake up?
George Benson
Earl Kluth

It depends on what time I wake and the mood I'm in – on mellow mornings I'll listen to George Benson and Earl Klugh.

Caron Wheeler

first record you bought
The Spinners - Ghetto Child

The Juan MacLean

No. 6
Paperclip People - The Climax

Candi Staton

first record you remember
Ruth Brown - Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite personal belongings

my photo albums / my record collection / my doggie ...

Ratatat

you prepare for an important date?
Beanie Siegel - The Truth

Cajun Dance Party

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Silver Jews - Trains Across The Sea

Morton Valence

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

Fiona Daniel

you drive a car late at night?
Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

Howling Bells

your ultimate heartbreak song
Destiny’s Child - I’m A Survivor

Alter Ego

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing

C. Gibbs

best video clip you ever saw
Modern English - I Melt With You

Rocko Schamoni

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

Müllmann

Morningwood

you ride a bicycle?
The Music Machine - Talk Talk

Bush Tetras

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

These New Puritans

you wake up?
Neneh Cherry - Peace In Mind

US3

best Beatles song
The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road

Pyrolator

5 favorite instruments

Lightning II (Buchla) / Manta (Synder) / Zebra (u-he) / Thunder ...

Psychic Ills

you work in the garden?
Sunny Murray - Suns Of Africa

Panico

No. 2
The Modern Lovers - Original Modern Lovers

Nicky Siano

you wake up?

I like to listen to new music. Something ...

My Morning Jacket

you sit in a plane?
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds your friends of you
Cybotron - Clear

Kool Keith

you are love sick?
The O'Jays - Love Train

Tracey Thorn

a song that reminds your friends of you
Rufus Wainwright

Captain Sensible

you go to a club?
DJ Tsuyoshi

Xiu Xiu

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

crime / prostition / drugs

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite fruits

apple / banana / watermelon (not the fruit itself, but ...

El-P

best Marley Marl track
The Symphony

Tanya Stephens

you camp in the desert?
TLC - Waterfalls

Irvine Welsh

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Starman

Magic Mike

the song to be played at your funeral
Boyz II Men - It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite bands you know personally

Boredoms / Hawkwind / Immortal / Irakere / Aavikko

Chikinki

first record you remember
Sergei Prokofiev - Romeo And Juliet

Olafur Arnalds

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Max Richter - Horizon Variations

White Hinterland

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Julia

Explosions In The Sky

you go fishing?
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Future Beat Alliance

a song that reminds you of school
Demon Boyz

Turzi

a song that reminds you of school
Noir Désir

Dollskabeat

you drive a car late at night?
Purple Flash - We Can Make It

Yellowman

first record you remember
Rio Grandes - Soldier Take Over

Ingrid Olava

favorite place to shag?

My bedroom (yes, I’m boring).

Alva Noto

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

Architeq

you jog?
Den Harrow - To Meet Me

Bottin

you make breakfast?
De La Soul - Keepin' The Faith

Kris Menace

you smuggle diamonds?
The Who - Eminence Front

Devendra Banhart

you go to a club?
Joseph Spence

Jimi Jamison

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - All Along The Watchtower

Kathy Zimmer

the song to be played at your funeral
Stephen Foster - Beautiful Dreamer

Trevor Jackson

you cook?
Metro Area - Miura

Ricardo Villalobos

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Cure - Killing An Arab

Omar

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

First Aid Kit

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Bright Eyes - No One Would Riot For Less

Soul Clap

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Mariah Carey - Make It Happen

King Britt

you are in a depressive mood?
Tears For Fears - Mad World

N.A.S.A.

your ultimate heartbreak song
Berlin - Take My Breath Away

Oyvind Morken

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lauryn Hill - I Find It Hard To Say (Rebel)

The Bees

you walk through a dark forest?
Burial - Archangel

Chris Coco

you sit in the subway?
Phuture - Acid Tracks

Hacienda

your party anthem
Booker T. & The M.G.’s - Hip Hug-Her

Horace Andy


Top 10 all-time favorite songs

Little Jackie

your sunday morning song
Stevie Wonder - Have A Talk With God

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite magazines

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

Rumer

first record you bought
Cliff Richard & The Young Ones - Living Doll

Mark Archer

your party anthem
Outlander - Vamp

Marius Circus

you feel like 1982?
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

Social Disco Club

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

Headman

the song to be played at your funeral

I don't wanna think about my funeral ...

Malachai

5 favorite personal tragedies

dreadlocks / back perm / shellsuit / pseudo jamaican accent / white ...

Sibrydion

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Johnny Cash

DJ Touché

No. 1

«Cannibal Holocaust» (Ruggero Deodato, 1979). Of all the ...

Mirror Mirror

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Chameleons - Don’t Fall

The Emperor Machine

you sit in the subway?
John Foxx - Underpass

Tahiti 80

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carly Simon - You're So Vain

Tridact

you take a bubble bath?
Pharoah Sanders - Colors

Stratus

a record you fell in love to
Arthur Russell - A Little Lost

Shakespeares Sister

you are love sick?
Roxy Music - Just Another High

The Fray

you destroy a hotel room?
Led Zeppelin - Dazed And Confused

Martin Rev

you miss New York?
Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man

Lotte Kestner

a song you would send over the ocean
Elbow - Switching Off

Tim Mälzer

a record you fell in love to
Soft Cell - Numbers

Justice

5 favorite remixes
Hell - Let No Man Jack (Busy P Remix)

Kid Koala

you feel like 1982?
Kid Koala - It's Like 1982 In Here! (Unreleased)

Beppe Loda

first record you remember
Shocking Blue - Venus

Jimmy Edgar

your boozed up anthem
Prince - Erotic City

Sandro Perri

you go to a club?
Fonda Rae - Heobah

Annie

you cook?
Madonna - Into The Groove

Mélissa Laveaux

the song to be played at your funeral
Lhasa De Sela - Anywhere On This Road

Bobbito Garcia

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

Syd Matters

you rob a bank?
Sly & The Family Stone - Runnin' Away

Vetiver

a song that reminds your friends of you
Kathy Heideman - Sleep A Million Years

Peanut Butter Wolf

you are love sick?
Too Short

Lindstrom

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Eagles - Hotel California

The Loose Salute

best concert you ever attended

Ride, Brixton Academy

Ashley Beedle

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

Bloc Party

you are in a depressive mood?
Sebadoh - Too Pure

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Little Sister - Somebody's Watching You

Rebelski

you wake up?
Nina Simone - Sinnerman

Osborne

you run naked through a cornfield?
Metallica; Led Zeppelin

Ada

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

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you work in the garden?
Pablo Casals - Cello Suite No. 3 In C Major

Ilya Santana

perfect anthem for Las Palmas

A cosmic disco party on the beach of ...

Slove

you smuggle diamonds?
Herbert - Moving Like A Train (Smith N Hack Remix)

Luke Solomon

5 favorite drinks

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

Woolfy

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

Polly Scattergood

you jog?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Cheated Hearts

Round Table Knights

you watch girls go by?
Roxy Music - More Than This

Mouse On Mars

perfect anthem for Cologne
Schlammpeitziger - Prä-digitaler Volksstuhlhänger

Tha 4orce

you destroy a hotel room?
The Stop The Violence Movement - Self Destuction

A Mountain Of One

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

Jackpot

you sit in a plane?
Skinny Puppy - Dig It

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Laid Back - Bakerman

Kinky

5 favorite records
Cocteau Twins - Blue Bell Knoll

Au Revoir Simone

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

Metronomy

a song that reminds you of school
Ash - 1977

Trans Am

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Flipper

Micah P. Hinson

a song you would use as a ring-tone

That's not funny. Ha.

Wolfmother

you make love?
Salt-€˜N-Pepa

Aaron Wright

your sunday morning song
Squeeze

Wally Badarou

your boozed up anthem
Weather Report - Birdland

David Holmes

you relax on a beach?
Marlena Shaw - California Soul

Johnossi

favorite sports team?

J&O: Djurgarden (soccer team)

Tiga

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

Fujiya & Miyagi

your party anthem
Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things to be afraid of

spiders / heights / flying / hospitals / dentists

Smudo

you cook?
Louis Prima

Black Angels

you are in a depressive mood?
Love - A Message To Pretty

ESG

you fall asleep?
The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep

Rod Thomas

first record you remember
The Beatles

Bill Brewster

you are on the tour bus?
Simple Minds - I Travel

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Smiths - Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I ...

Nedry

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Back In The USSR

Empire Of The Sun

you prepare for an important date?
Coconut Records - West Coast

Nocturnes

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tori Amos - Angie

George Duke

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

Manuel Tur

your sunday morning song
Róisín Murphy - Sow Into You

Horse Meat Disco

take these three books along:

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

Everything Everything

your party anthem
Bobby Brown - Two Can Play That Game

Chris & Cosey

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

Apache Beat

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

James Holden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Starkid - Crayons

Jacques Renault

No. 10
Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb

Joakim

you play a game of chess?
Eric Dolphy - Out To Lunch

Minus 8

perfect anthem for Zurich
T.N.T. - Züri Brännt

Gilles Peterson

you go to a club?
Roy Davis Jr. - Gabriel

Sebastien Tellier

perfect anthem for Paris
Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonate Au Clair De Lune

Headless Heroes

you read a magazine?
Funkadelic - Maggot Brain

Richard Hawley

5 favorite records
Jacky - White Horses

Our Broken Garden

you take a bubble bath?
Chimes & Bells - Stand Still

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three CDs/records with you:
Sun Ra - Sound Sun Pleasure

Howlin' Rain

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Birds Of Fire

Luke Haines

5 favorite cities

Bradford / Exeter / Cologne / Munich / Damascus

Jay Jay Johanson

you make love?
Jarvis Cocker

When Saints Go Machine

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I wouldn't be listening to music. I ...

Ray Mang

you make breakfast?
Willie Bobo - Spanish Grease

Shitdisco

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Dr. Demento - Monster Mash

Kevin Saunderson

favorite place to shag?

In my studio in Detroit.

Newton Faulkner

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Camille - Pour que l'amour me quitte

DJ Nature

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Walter Murphy - Afternoon Of A Faun

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
John Cougar Mellencamp - Thundering Hearts

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite drinks

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

Mark E.

you come home from the club?

Some Grime that the taxi driver’s playing.

Modeselektor

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Easyjet / Ryan Air / Alitalia / Delta Airlines / Tarom

Holger Czukay

you drive a car late at night?

Was die Mittelwelle an Störgeräuschen auff ...

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Padded Cell

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Goblin - Tenebrae

Marissa Nadler

you sit in a plane?

I watch the movies instead because a lot ...

In Flagranti

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t have a car anymore.

Kurt Maloo

a song that inspires you
The Police - Every Breath You Take

Wooden Shjips

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Arthur Doyle - November 8th or 9th

The Soulsavers

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Hatcham Social

a record you fell in love to
The Strokes - Is This It?

Gossip

you meet your parents?
Black Flag - Nervous Breakdown

Marc Romboy

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - The Robots

The Ones

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

Rich Medina

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - I Put A Spell On You

Dani Siciliano

best concert you ever attended
U2

Sharon van Etten

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

Leon Ware

best video clip you ever saw
Leon Ware - Why I Came To California

Pink Skull

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Drive Like Jehu - Caress

Telepopmusik

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Telepopmusik - Breathe

Nicole Willis

a record you fell in love to
Heatwave - Always And Forever

Max Essa

you sit in the subway?
Giorgio Moroder - Evolution

Efterklang

your boozed up anthem
The Plan - Let's Leave

Kelli Ali

you make breakfast?
Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

Minotaur Shock

you are love sick?
Dusty Springfield

Moonboots

first record you bought
Duran Duran - Rio

Race Horses

first record you bought

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

Shine 2009

you cook?
AR Kane - A Love From Outer Space

Bob Power

the song to be played at your funeral
The O'Jays - Love Train

Max Romeo

your liberation anthem
The Melodians - Rivers Of Babylon

Morpheus

you make love?
Harold Budd & Brian Eno - The Pearl

The Bangles

you feel like 1982?
Dream Syndicate - That's What You Always Say

David Morales

you sit in the subway?
South Shore Commission - We're On The Right Track

Glimpse

5 favorite books

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

Paul Frick

you sit in a plane?
Thundercat - Walkin

Coyote

a record you fell in love to
Stex - Still Feel The Rain

Miss Platnum

you go to a club?
Jay-Z

Lucky Luke

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Lucky Luke - Fear Eats The Soul

Beverley Knight

you wash your hair?

I normally listen to my own songs. So ...

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

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

Emma Tricca

a song that reminds you of school

No songs in particular, actually.

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you drive a car late at night?
Pavement - Range Life

Leroy Burgess

perfect anthem for New York
Odysey - Native New Yorker

Fabrizio Mammarella

your party anthem
Cori Josias - Takin' It Straight

Ben Watt

you are love sick?
Stevie Wonder - Think Of Me As Your Soldier

Heidi

you jog?

I’m afraid I don’t jog.

Brennan Green

you run naked through a cornfield?

Either things are going really well or really ...

Funkmasters

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

Sarah Jaffe

a song to seduce you
The Weeknd - The Morning

Thieves Like Us

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Classical Radio.

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite books

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the English Language ...

Boom Bip

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Michael Andrews - Donnie Darko Soundtrack

Anni Rossi

5 favorite places in LA

Jurassic Museum of Technology / Malibu Beach / St. Vincent ...

Midlake

a record you fell in love to
Björk - Debut

CALLmeKAT

favorite street?

I guess it depends on the day too ...

Pepe Bradock

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Jimi Hendrix - Little Miss Lover

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you relax on a beach?
Ennio Morricone - The Thing

Alexander Robotnick

you fall asleep?
Tangerine Dream - Phaedra

Marcus Bonfanti

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

Robin Saville

you run naked through a cornfield?
Prince & The Revolution - Christopher Tracy's Parade

Mugwump

you paint your apartment?
M People - Colour My Life

Hugh Herrera

your boozed up anthem
Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

Camille

you relax on a beach?
Bob Marley

Beautiful Swimmers

you drive a car late at night?
Mobb Deep - The Infamous

Neon Heights

you run from the cops?
Roy Budd - Theme From Get Carter

Telephones

you want to disturb your neighbours?

One of my current neighbours just smashed her ...

The Earlies

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

Chuck D

you fall asleep?

Gangster Rap

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

your party anthem
Chris Montez - Let’s Dance

Black Devil Disco Club

you sit in the subway?

I compose music on the train’s tempo ...

Anna Kashfi

first record you bought
Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Coldplay - Parachutes

Papst & Abstinenzler

you paint your apartment?
Chico Buarque - Construcao

Justine D

you come home from the club?
Chet Baker

The Late Greats

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Talking Heads - Burning Down The House

Ewan Pearson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Cat Power - Where Is My Love?

John Foxx

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

DJ Kent

you play ping-pong?
Ricardo Villalobos - Fizheuer Zieheuer

Yacht

No. 10
LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver

Sandi Thom

you ride a bicycle?
Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild

Division Of Laura Lee

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Miles Davis - Dear Old Stockholm

Skull Defekts

take these three tools with you:

Guitar / Surfboard / Knife

Living Things

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

Blow Monkeys

a song that reminds you of school
The Sweet - Blockbuster

Scout Niblett

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

DJ Cherrystones

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

Holy Ghost!

you walk through a dark forest?
Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom - Rise

Adonis

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

The Jackets

a song to seduce you
Jimi Hendrix - Foxy Lady.

Simple Kid

you are love sick?
Ron Sexsmith - Secret Heart

Duke Special

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Andy Warhol

Treefight For Sunlight

your sunday morning song
Paul McCartney - Junk

James Pants

a record you fell in love to
Bernard Wright - Who Do You Love?

Meret Becker

the song to be played at your funeral

Viel Musik und Walter Schmiedinger soll die Grabrede ...

Nick Chacona

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

Tom Vek

you rob a bank?
Junkie XL - Zerotonine

Bing Ji Ling

record you were looking for the longest
Al Hirt - Soul In The Horn

Jean-Michel Jarre

your boozed up anthem
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

Gwyneth Herbert

you stay in bed?
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan - Baby It's Cold Outside

Unconventional Science

first record you remember
NOFX - Heavy Petting Zoo

Sam Amidon

5 favorite records
Sonny Rollins - Sonny Meets Hawk!

Jesh

No. 9
Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadnes...

Brian Jackson

your liberation anthem
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - Prayer For Everybody ...

Alexandra Hope

you make love?
Francis Lai - Un Homme et une femme

Bomb The Bass

your party anthem
Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite human inventions

Vinyl / Kühlschrank / Öffentlicher Nahverkehr

Tal Weiss

a song that reminds you of school
Blur - Girls And Boys

The Golden Filter

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Chromatics - Tick Of The Clock

Jesper Dahlbäck

which song fits the city the best?
Monica Zetterlund - Sakta vi gå genom stan

Matmos

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Bauhaus - The Three Shadows

Terence Bernardo

your guilty pleasure song

I try not to feel guilty about enjoying ...

Penguin Prison

your boozed up anthem
Ol’ Dirty Bastard - You Don't Wanna Fuck With Me

Lydia Lunch

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lydia Lunch

Andreya Triana

your ultimate heartbreak song
RJD2 - Here's What's Left

Kinski

first record you remember
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Kasper Bjorke

perfect song to end a party with
Teengirl Fantasy - Cheaters (John Talabot's Classic Voc...

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
The Cure - Three Imaginary Boys

Chelonis R. Jones

you are love sick?
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Richard Norris

you stay in bed?
Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks

Seether

you meet your parents?
Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline

Ruede Hagelstein

you come home from the club?
Junip - To The Grain

The Hidden Cameras

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Nummern

Chromeo

No. 9
Digital Underground - The Humpty Dance

Dominique Leone

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Blackbird

Mooner

No. 5
Kissing The Pink - Naked

Kalabrese

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Adrian Stern

Joan As Police Woman

you sit in a plane?
Cass McCombs - County Line

Kon & Amir

you are on the tour bus?
Rick Derringer - Rock N Roll Hoochie Coo

Spinto Band

your guilty pleasure song

I don't believe in guilty pleasure music ...

Whirlwind Heat

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Cake - Fashion Nugget

Anne Clark

5 favorite fruits

Pineapple / Apple / Raspberry / Strawberry / Grape

Azari & III

you run naked through a cornfield?
Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire

Marit Bergman

favorite sports team?

I don’t like sports. Only horse jumping ...

Zohra

5 favorite magazines

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

Matthew Herbert

get these three pets:

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

DJ Nu-Mark

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chicago - Saturday In The Park

Michael Reinboth

you meet your parents?
Carl Orff

Orishas

you meet your parents?
NG La Banda

Emmy The Great

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

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song that reminds your friends of you

Das werde ich sie bei Gelegenheit mal fragen.

Yuck

you meet your parents?
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Michael Mayer

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
James Blunt - You're Beautiful

Port O'Brien

perfect anthem for San Francisco
Vetiver - Down At El Rio

Lovefingers

you prepare for an important date?
Carlos Maria Trindade & Nuno Canavarro - Mr. Wollogallu

A Touch Of Class

you take a bubble bath?
Dick Dale

The Diaphanoids

you prepare for an important date?
Prodigy

Radio 4

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

Fan Death

best video clip you ever saw
C + C Music Factory - Things That Make You Go Hmmmm

Moving Units

you drive a car late at night?

The sound of rubber on pavement.

Pastor

you meet your parents?
Bugge Wesseltoft - It's Snowing One My Piano

Still Going

a song you wish you'd written yourself

E & L: Too many to list.

Jonathan Wilson

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

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Pavement - Brighten The Corners

Erobique

you meet your parents?
Chris Rea - Driving Home For Christmas

Baikonour

your party anthem
La Danse Des Canards

Riccio


Bologna

Mr Scruff

you go to a club?
Mr Scruff & Quantic - It’s Dancing Time

Shawn Lee

first record you bought
Isaac Hayes - The Shaft Soundtrack

Jill Jones

you make love?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Maps

Apiento

you drive into the country?
Kenny Rankin - Peaceful

Invisible Conga People

you go to a club?
Flying Rhythms - Doragon Balls

Al Kent

first record you bought
The Specials - Gangsters

M.A.N.D.Y.

you are in a depressive mood?
The Verve - Lucky Man

Anja Schneider

best video clip you ever saw
Front 242 - Headhunter

Ost & Kjex

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Nina Simone

Charlotte Hatherley

your ultimate heartbreak song
Harry Nilsson - Don't Forget Me

Windsurf

you sit in the subway?
Isolee - Pillowtalk

Heidi Happy

you wake up?
Gilbert Bécaud - Nathalie

The Shortwave Set

first record you remember
Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy

Circlesquare

you meet your parents?
Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite things about London

Can I have six again? / Tottenham Hotspur Football ...

Fingerpicked

No. 11
Nils Frahm - Familiar (Erased Tapes, 2011)

Howe Gelb

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Rainer / Pappy / Thelonious Monk

Lucky Soul

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Chic - I Want Your Love

Rainer Trüby

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

Tony Carrasco

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

Kathryn Williams

a song that reminds you of school
Janis Joplin - Cry Baby

Prince Language

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Still Going - Still Going Theme

John Klemmer

you drive a car late at night?
Sade

Little Dragon

5 favorite human inventions

Synthesizer / Fork / Popcorn / Cake / Swiss army knife

Pacifika

you drive a car late at night?
Sufjan Stevens

Belle & Sebastian

your party anthem
Stevie Wonder - Superstition

Jacob Golden

the song to be played at your funeral
Peter, Paul & Mary - If I Had A Hammer

The Morning Benders

best soundtrack ever
Jean Constantin - The 400 Blows

Trentemoller

you are stoned?
Plastikman - Consumed

Interpol

you make love?
Liars - Protection

Karl Culley

your ultimate heartbreak song
KD Lang - Haint It Funny

Peter Kruder

first record you remember
Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

Bettye Lavette

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

Peter, Bjorn & John

you meet your parents?
The Shadows - Man Of Mystery

Chris Carrier

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Love cooking listening to any dub mix. 

Bill Adler

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

Soul Mekanik

you feel like 1982?
Man Parrish - Hip Hop Bee Bop (Don't Stop)

The Rayographs

record you were looking for the longest
Goblin - Suspiria

Mugison

5 favorite bands you know personally

The Matthew Herbert Big Band is the biggest ...

Kissogram

first record you remember
Leonard Cohen

Stephan Remmler

a song you would use as a ring-tone
50 Cent - Pimp

Junior Boys

your sunday morning song
Ave Maria

Lisbee Stainton

first record you remember
Eric Clapton - Layla

Kaos

you walk through a dark forest?
Brian Eno

David Rodigan

No. 10
Sir Lord Comic - Ska-ing West

Dwele

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bilal - Soul Sista

The Priscillas

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Turtles - Happy Together

Afrika Bambaataa

you are in a depressive mood?
Hezekiah Walker

Editors

you are on the tour bus?
Adem - These Are Your Friends

My Bee's Garden

first video clip you remember?
Björk - Human Behaviour

Cosmin TRG

you take a bubble bath?
Boards Of Canada - Telephasic Workshop

Tindersticks

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any Techno. Only joking (almost). I don't ...

Mechanical Bride

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bon Iver - Skinny Love

Erol Alkan

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Chapterhouse - Falling Down

Final Fantasy

you ride a bicycle?
Franz Schubert - Winterreise Song Cycle

Travis

you wake up?
Teenage Fanclub - Ain't That Enough

Young Knives

first record you remember
Shakin' Stephens - Green Door

Prefuse 73

you fall asleep?
Tyondai Braxton

John Daly

take these three games along:

I don’t care much for games.

Wooden Birds

your party anthem
The Hidden Cameras

Mario Basanov & Vidis

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

Colder

No. 5
Skinny Puppy - Church

GusGus

you wake up?
Cal Tjader - Afro Blue

Erik Truffaz

you make breakfast?

I never prepare breakfast. Because the few times ...

Lone Wolf

the song to be played at your funeral
Wild Beasts - Cheerio Chaps, Cheerio Goodbye

Fanfarlo

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Amiina - Boga; Action Biker - La Durée

Leo Zero

first record you remember
Mike Oldfield - Portsmouth

Ronny & Renzo

you are angry?
The Klinik - Face To Face

Munk

you sit in the subway?
Willy Michl

Magic Arm

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
16bit - Chainsaw Calligraphy

Love Inks

perfect anthem for Austin
Los Lonely Boys - Heaven

Brothers Of End

you cook?
Jona Lewie - You'll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Pa...

Caribou

best Beatles song
Paul McCartney - Ram On

James Yorkston

first record you remember
Carl Perkins - Matchbox

Faust

first record you remember
Johnny Hallyday - Retiens La Nuit

The Invisible

you sit in the subway?
Slum Village - Conant Gardens

Wolf People

a record you fell in love to
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Quiet Village

you sit in the subway?
Rhythm & Sound - Versions

Steve Mason

first record you remember
The Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You

Morgan Geist

you need to get work done?

Music is too important to me and too ...

Charles Webster

a song that reminds your friends of you
Earth, Wind & Fire - Fantasy

Matthew Dear

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

Gary Numan

a song that reminds your friends of you
Fear Factory - Cars

Datarock

you prepare for an important date?
Op:l Bastards - Spraybeat

Jazzanova

best Beatles song

So ein Gesamtkunstwerk an Musik kann man nicht ...

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite club?

«Debaser» at Norra Parkgatan 2. Best bands, best ...

Nils Frahm

you wake up?
Thelonious Monk - Himself

Zambri

you take a bubble bath?
Portishead - Sour Times

Dan Michaelson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite sound in the city?

How the city sounds in the evening of ...

Gravenhurst

you walk through a dark forest?
Whitehouse

The Phantom Band

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kraftwerk - Computer Love

Julia Franck

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Davon ausgehend, dass meine Kinder mit auf dieser ...

Yoav

your party anthem
Outkast - So Fresh So Clean

Van She

5 favorite TV shows

Family Guy / Monkey Magic / South Park / Young Ones ...

KT Tunstall

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Led Zeppelin - Kashmir

Bebel Gilberto

you sit by the river?
Adriana Calcanhotto - Mais Feliz

Gnod

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Metallica - Kill’em All

Defend Moscow

first record you bought
Oasis - Some Might Say

Linda Lewis

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

The Revenge

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

Trusme

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jill Scott - Who Is Jill Scott?

Sondre Lerche

you prepare for an important date?
Alicia Keys - You Don't Know My Name

The Good Natured

take these three books along:

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

Ralphi Rosario

a song that reminds you of school
Stevie Wonder - Masterblaster (Jammin')

Phil Mison

first record you remember
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
David Crosby - Traction In The Rain

Bodies Of Water

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sam Cooke - Having A Party

Dave Clarke

you make love?
Bauhaus; The Psychedelic Furs

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite cartoon characters

Homer Simpson / Leonardo / Donatello / Michaelangelo / Raphael (all four ...

Alela Diane

your sunday morning song
Paul Simon - Duncan

Wall-E

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Louis Armstrong - La Vie En Rose

Odawas

best concert you ever attended
Deaf Center

Droog

you are in the sauna?
Jean Beauvoir - Feel The Heat

Ed Harcourt

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Tiny Tim - Tiptoe Through The Tulips

J Rawls

5 favorite sayings

situations / what up / peace / holla atcha boy / thas ...

Glen Johnson

best concert you ever attended
Dead Can Dance

Comanechi

you need to get work done?
Lightning Bolt - Ride The Skies

Mungolian Jetset

your boozed up anthem
Dinosaur L - Go Bang

Frank Black

get these three pets:

a persian cat (They are beautiful, exotic and ...

Daddy-O

you sit in the subway?
India Arie - Slow Down

Birdy Nam Nam

you prepare for an important date?
Black Flag - Scream

Million Stylez

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

Probably the job as being the prime minister ...

Sven Väth

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

Muss noch geschrieben werden!

Lexx

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

Eagles Of Death Metal

you meet your parents?
Rod Stewart

Ian Pooley

you cook?
Biz Markie - Spring Again

Stefan Goldmann

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Meine Nachbarn sind schon genervt genug.

Ora Cogan

you relax on a beach?
Neil Young - Stupid Girl

Lloyd Cole

a record you fell in love to
LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out

The Chap

5 favorite personal belongings

CD burner / Jansport laptop bag / Down-filled duvet (every ...

Gary Lucas

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walking In The Sand)

No Age

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Black Flag - Damaged

Al McKay

you wake up?
George Benson; Earl Kluth

Defari

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Visions

Valery Gore

you come home from the club?
jj - Let Them

James Murphy

you go to a club?

Some shit that some horrible DJ is foisting ...

David Pajo

start to learn these three things:

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

Tiago

you camp in the desert?
Here We Go Magic - Casual

Electric 6

you are in a depressive mood?
Beck - Sea Change (LP)

Jakob der Lügner

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

Ian Hart

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Heavy

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

Lhasa

your party anthem
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive

Kissey Asplund

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Common - Go!

Lail Arad

you walk in the rain?
tUnE-yArDs – Sunlight

Luca C & Brigante

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

Molly Wagger

you fall asleep?
Sigur Rós - Untitled #3

Barbara Carlotti

you are love sick?
Lhasa de Sela - Rising

Andy Gill

your boozed up anthem
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

Chromatics

a song that reminds you of school
Popcorn

A Guy Called Gerald

a record you fell in love to
Mantronix - Bassline

Good Shoes

you are in a depressive mood?
The Knife - Heartbeats

Mystery Jets

you take a bubble bath?
Yes - Close To The Edge

Brasstronaut

you go skiing?
Mos Def - Slow Down

Thievery Corporation

you sit in the subway?
Frank Sinatra - They Can't Take That Away From Me

Dynamite Deluxe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Björk; Portishead

Air

your boozed up anthem
Run DMC & Aerosmith - Walk This Way

Whitehouse

first record you remember
Burt Bacharach - The Look Of Love

Todd Terje

your ultimate heartbreak song
Rose Royce - Love Don't Live Here Anymore

DJ Mehdi

you sit in the subway?
Maurice Fulton

Chateau Flight

perfect song for jogging
Deux - Paris Orly

Kool & The Gang

you want to disturb your neighbours?

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

Seelenluft

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Anastacia - Paid My Dues

Dinky

5 favorite records
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 2

Clare & The Reasons

you walk in the rain?
Buddy Holly - That’ll Be The Day

Ame

you feel lonely?
Arthur Russell - World Of Echo

Constance Amiot

your ultimate heartbreak song
Nine Inch Nails - Hurt

Art Brut

your boozed up anthem
«You Give A Little Love» from the Bugsy Malone Soundtra...

DJ Vadim

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Adventures In Paradise

Swahili Blonde

a song that reminds you of school
Sonic Youth - Panty Lies

Franz Nicolay

a record you fell in love to
Truckstop Honeymoon - Delivery Boy

Audie Darling

favorite restaurant?

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

Dennis Kane

best concert you ever attended
Talking Heads

Jesse Lenat

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

AM

No. 10
Van Halen - Fair Warning

Hannah Cohen

your party anthem
ESG - A South Bronx Story

DJ Hell

you meet your parents?
Ricky Shayne - Mamy Blue

Melanie C

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Simone White

a song that reminds your friends of you
Simone White - The Beep Beep Song

Bit-tuner

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

Lanoiraude

5 favorite personal victories

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

Mavis Staples

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

Glass Candy

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You

Woodpigeon

you take a bubble bath?
Charles Trénet - La Mer

Whomadewho

you feel like 1988?
Wee Papa Girl Rappers - Heat It Up

The Project Club

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Beloved - The Sun Rising (Gentle Night Mix)

2raumwohnung

take these three books along:

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

Lopazz

you ride a bicycle?
Thin Lizzy

Fol Chen

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

Zwicker

you feel like 1982?
Lene Lovich - Bird Song

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite records
Can - Tago Mago

Angel Deradoorian

the song to be played at your funeral
Madonna - Holiday

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite cities

Vancouver / Santa Cruz / L.A. / Seattle / Portland. Haven ...

Ilija Rudman

a record you fell in love to
Willie Colon - Set Fire To Me

Architecture In Helsinki

record you were looking for the longest
Sizzla - Give Me A Try

Suzanne Vega

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

Loane

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Passion Pit - Chunk Of Change

!!!

a record you fell in love to
The Cure - Disintegration

Karl Bartos

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Musik, die mich wirklich ärgert und stört ...

Soft Rocks

you ride a bicycle?
The Project Club

Dego

you are in a depressive mood?
Claude Young - Acid Wash Conflict

Studio

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

Oneida

you paint your apartment?

No music for this. A friend and conversation.

Daniel Wang

record you were looking for the longest
«24 Hours from Culture»

Renegade Soundwave

a song that reminds you of school
Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

White Denim

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Beck - Guess I'm Doing Fine

Hannah Scott

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Janis Ian - (I Learned The Truth) At Seventeen

Barn Owl

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Les Rallizes Denudes - Enter The Mirror

Wordsworth

the song to be played at your funeral
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis

José James

you are love sick?
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - You’re All I Need To Get ...

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Ich will niemanden bewusst nerven.

Large Professor

No. 3
Marley Marl & MC Shan - Marley Scratch

Georg Levin

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling

Parlour

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Dear Prudence

Grizzly Bear

you surf the internet?

My entire itunes on shuffle.

Cazals

perfect anthem for London
Elton John - Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting

VV Brown

you sit in a plane?
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

Terry Lynn

where was your first flat?

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

Alan Oldham

No. 5
Anything by Ashley Wood

Coldplay

first record you bought
Postman Pat

Broken Social Scene

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

Alex Smoke

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

Peter Broderick

record you were looking for the longest
Tarentel

Justus Köhncke

a song that reminds you of school
Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)

Theo Parrish

you feel like 1982?
Man Parrish - Boogie Down Bronx

Doe Paoro

a song that reminds your friends of you
Mary J Blige – I’m Going Down

Cypress Hill

your sunday morning song
Willie Bobo - Fried Neckbones and Some Home Fries

Mark Richardson

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Rammstein - Moskau

Saint Etienne

you go fishing?
Donovan - Lord Of The Reedy River

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a record you fell in love to
Pharoah Sanders - Prince Of Peace

Boozoo Bajou

the song to be played at your funeral
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

The Miserable Rich

you go to a club?
Felix Da Housecat

Gemma Ray

5 favorite clothes

a short fifties dress / another short fifties dress ...

Dillon

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Death From Above 1979

New Young Pony Club

you run naked through a cornfield?
Broadcast

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite bands you know personally

The Dub Band / Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra / Working ...

Chrome Hoof

best soundtrack ever
Zidane: A Portrait Du Siecle 21

Pearly Gates

perfect anthem for London
Billie Holiday - Good Morning Heartache

Max Tundra

your sunday morning song
Marnie Stern - Vibrational Match

Sóley

the song to be played at your funeral
Joanna Newsom - On A Good Day

Senor Coconut

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour de France

Plum

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

Head of the International Film Festival

Memory Band

you take a bubble bath?
Jeff Alexander - Come Wander With Me

Drugstore

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

Bill Callahan

first record you bought
Minor Threat - Out Of Step

Sons And Daughters

you cook?
Hasil Adkins - Chicken Walk

Tim Sweeney

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

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite instruments

meine 7 Gitarren.

Bosque Brown

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Townes Van Zandt - Marie

Casual

first record you remember
EPMD - Strictly Business

Hot Chip

you sit in a plane?
Paul Simon - Hearts And Bones

Monday Michiru

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Led Zeppelin

Cornelius

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
John Cage - 4:33
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a song you would use as a ring-tone
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a song that reminds you of school
Dennis Alcapone – Teach The Children

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Valery Gore

you come home from the club?
jj - Let Them

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a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bon Iver - For Emma Forever Ago

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