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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.

Sebastien Tellier

the song to be played at your funeral

Ska music!

Little Jackie

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

Mugwump

you play a game of chess?
Stevie Wonder - Race Babbling

Lucky Luke

a record you fell in love to
Pavement - Range Life

Trusme

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

David Holmes

you are in a depressive mood?
The Beach Boys

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite personal victories

landing my girlfriend / quitting my day job / having ...

Ratatat

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sisqo - Thong Song

Sandi Thom

you wake up?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Gary Lucas

a song that reminds you of school
Steely Dan - My Old School

Matmos

take these three CDs/records with you:
Carlo Gesualdo - Madrigali libro terzo

Karl Culley

a record you fell in love to
Alicia Keys - Wild Horses

ESG

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Controversy

Matthew Dear

take these three DVDs along:

Be Here to Love Me: A Film About ...

The Invisible

5 favorite movies

«Play It Again Sam» by Woody Allen / «The ...

Morpheus

perfect anthem for Bruxelles
Bobby Vinton - Rain Rain Go Away

Minotaur Shock

you sit in the subway?
Ezekiel Honig

The Golden Filter

you paint your apartment?
Health - Triceratops

Tanya Stephens

you run from the cops?
Toy Capone - God Help Me

Peter, Bjorn & John

you sit in the subway?
Moondog - Avenue Of The Americas

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite cities

Unzählbar.

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you go to a club?
Sparklehorse - Painbirds

Final Fantasy

a record you fell in love to
Tori Amos - Boys For Pele

Chromeo

No. 5
Rick James - 17

Nedry

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Georges Bizet - Carmen

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite TV shows

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

Wooden Birds

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sun Kil Moon - Duk Koo Kim

Glimpse

5 favorite books

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

Lucky Soul

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

The Project Club

you sit in a plane?
Air - Universal Traveler

Morgan Geist

you come home from the club?

I want silence after the club.

Monday Michiru

you feel like 1982?
The Clash

Pastor

you camp in the desert?
Godley & Creme - Cry

KT Tunstall

you go to a club?
Mylo - Drop The Pressure

Ashley Beedle

you sit in a plane?

Books and mags only on planes.

Gemma Ray

you take a bubble bath?
Leonard Cohen - Who By Fire

Kris Menace

you jog?
The Bravery - An Honest Mistake

Adonis

perfect anthem for Chicago
Adonis - Rocking Down The House

Nils Frahm

you go to a soundsystem?
Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto - Revep

M.A.N.D.Y.

you sit in a plane?
New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

Justice

5 favorite records
Les Rhythm Digitales - Dark Dancer

Ralphi Rosario

record you were looking for the longest
The Comsat Angels - I'm Falling

Belle & Sebastian

perfect anthem for Glasgow
Teenage Fanclub - Everything Flows

Kon & Amir

you run naked through a cornfield?
Jeru The Damaja - Come Clean

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer

James Pants

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Contusion

Heavy

you make breakfast?
Todd Rundgren - A Dream Goes On Forever

Vetiver

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

The Priscillas

best Beatles song
Wings - Live And Let Die

Soul Mekanik

you come home from the club?
Isolee - Brazil.com

Horace Andy

you run naked through a cornfield?

I would never do that.

Miss Platnum

you want to get inspired?
Aretha Franklin - (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Wom...

Kurt Maloo

you drive a car late at night?
The Undisputed Truth

Aaron Wright

a song that reminds your friends of you
Elmo - Elmo's Song

Sondre Lerche

you destroy a hotel room?
Soundgarden - 4th of July

Million Stylez

favorite building?

Globen. Hoping that I will perform there one ...

The Juan MacLean

No. 8
Boney M - Night Flight To Venus

Radio 4

a song that reminds you of school
Metallica - Fade To Black

Justine D

you stay in bed?
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless

Woodpigeon

5 favorite records
Neil Young - After The Gold Rush

Ruede Hagelstein

you make love?
Theophilus London - Hey Wonderful

Mugison

5 favorite cities

Isafjordur (you got to like where you live ...

Micah P. Hinson

your boozed up anthem

Shit, I don't get pissed. Sorry.  

Alexander Robotnick

you fall asleep?
Tangerine Dream - Phaedra

Odawas

your party anthem
Various Artists - The Best of New Orleans Rhythm & Blue...

Art Brut

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Yummy Fur - Department

Dan Michaelson

record you were looking for the longest
Lee Hazlewood - Cowboy In Sweden

Interpol

you meet your parents?
Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

Lhasa

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

My life isn’t over yet.

James Holden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Starkid - Crayons

Dani Siciliano

perfect anthem for Kent
In The Bleak Mid Winter

Division Of Laura Lee

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

Psychic Ills

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Richard Strauss - Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche

DJ Mehdi

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

Gwyneth Herbert

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

Gnod

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yer Blues

Simone White

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

Faust

perfect anthem for Hamburg
Hans Albers - Auf Der Reeperbahn

Hannah Cohen

a record you fell in love to
Talk Talk

Olafur Arnalds

a record you fell in love to
Jimmy Eat World - Clarity

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite books

Joan Brady: «Theory Of War» / Louis de Bernieres ...

The Morning Benders

your sunday morning song
Nico - The Fairest Of The Seasons

Ewan Pearson

best concert you ever attended
The Blue Nile

Coldplay

your boozed up anthem
Oasis - Rock 'n Roll Star

My Bee's Garden

first record you bought
Radiohead - Knives Out

Jakob der Lügner

you wake up?
Peter Alexander - Badewannen-Tango

Au Revoir Simone

you feel like 1982?
Hall & Oates - Say It Isn't So

Bill Callahan

first record you remember
Popeye and Brutus Sing Sea Shanties

Daniel Wang

first record you bought
John Williams - Theme From Close Encounters Of The Thir...

Ben Watt

you go to a club?
Booka Shade - In White Rooms

Round Table Knights

you play ping-pong?
Lootpack - Questions

Young Knives

take these three CDs/records with you:
Aphrodite’s Child - 666

Jesse Lenat

you shop for shoes?
Leonard Cohen - Bird On A Wire

Chelonis R. Jones

you prepare for an important date?
The Fatback Band - Makin' Love

Dave Clarke

you sit in a plane?
Gravenhurst

Luca C & Brigante

you are love sick?
Cat's Eyes - Love You Anyway

Alter Ego

your sunday morning song
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Over And Over Again (Lost An...

Sibrydion

first record you remember
Mike Stevens

Andy Gill

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Black Grape - It's Great When You're Straight... Yeah

Electric 6

you sit in a plane?
Cat Power - Moon Pix

James Yorkston

perfect anthem for Edinburgh
Billy McDonald - The Grimey City

Chikinki

first record you remember
Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop

Kool Keith

you sit in a plane?
Skyy - High

Erol Alkan

you fall asleep?
Al Green - Love And Happiness

Whomadewho

you feel like 1988?
Salt-N-Pepa - Push It

Phil Mison

first record you remember
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Jonathan Wilson

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

Telephones

you are in a depressive mood?
Q Lazzarus - Goodbye Horses

Higamos Hogamos

you camp in the desert?
Can - Mother Sky

Sharon van Etten

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Swans - Children Of God

Robin Saville

you are love sick?
Isan - Dilly

The Loose Salute

first record you remember
The Carpenters - Top Of The World

El-P

the song to be played at your funeral
EPMD - You Gots To Chill

Tom Vek

you paint your apartment?
Grand National - Playing In The Distance

Editors

you are in a depressive mood?
Radiohead - Exit Music For A Film

Devendra Banhart

you make love?
Ethiopiques #7

John Klemmer

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

Zohra

5 favorite records
Human League - Being Boiled

Daddy-O

the song to be played at your funeral
Stevie Wonder - As

The Emperor Machine

you sit in the subway?
John Foxx - Underpass

Efterklang

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Blackbird

Johnossi

favorite sports team?

J&O: Djurgarden (soccer team)

Stephan Remmler

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Damit beschäftige ich mich eigentlich nicht. Ich ...

Hatcham Social

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pavement - Major Leagues

Hacienda

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

Fujiya & Miyagi

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

Luke Solomon

you come home from the club?
The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky

Mungolian Jetset

you make love?
Imagination - Night Dubbing (LP)

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

Al Kent

your party anthem
Chic - Everybody Dance

Stefan Goldmann

you camp in the desert?
Mr. Bungle - Desert Search for Techno Allah

Soft Rocks

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Rinka - Boots Sex Dread

Ilya Santana

you are love sick?
Idris Muhammad - For Your Love

AM

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

Charlotte Hatherley

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Datarock

you ride a bicycle?
Sick Of It All - Scratch The Surface

Leon Ware

your liberation anthem
Marvin Gaye - Turn On Some Music

Lotte Kestner

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Air - Talkie Walkie

Constance Amiot

your sunday morning song
Sparklehorse - It's A Wonderful Life

Lone Wolf

your liberation anthem
Arcade Fire - Wake Up

Loane

your ultimate heartbreak song
Véronique Sanson - L'irréparable

Metronomy

best concert you ever attended
Les Rhythmes Digitales

Julia Franck

take these three CDs/records with you:
Klavierkonzerte von Beethoven in der Einspielung von Gu...

Spinto Band

you are love sick?
Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted

Jesper Dahlbäck

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

No job!

Meret Becker

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

Soul Clap

record you were looking for the longest
Mousse T. - The More I Get The More I Want

Heidi

you drive a car late at night?
Spiritualized

Tahiti 80

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

Justus Köhncke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Jeglicher Drum & Bass.

Bomb The Bass

a song that reminds you of school
Madness - One Step Beyond

The Miserable Rich

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

Moonboots

No. 7
The Superimposers - Harpsichord Treacle

No Age

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Brian Eno - Another Green World

Beppe Loda

best Beatles song

Too many of them are beautiful.

Dinky

5 favorite authors

Isabel Allende / Pablo Neruda / Antonio Skarmeta / Gabriel Garcia ...

Swahili Blonde

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Deerhoof - Giga Dance

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite personal victories

mein erstes selbstgebautes Floss / mein erstes Auto, der ...

Glen Johnson

record you were looking for the longest
Felt - Mexican Bandits

Sarah Jaffe

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

Dynamite Deluxe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

S: 99% des Deutscen Raps.

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Basement Jaxx - Rooty

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite animals

cat / snail / lion / lynx / crow

Still Going

first record you bought
The Clash - Combat Rock

Cypress Hill

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nine Inch Nails

Bebel Gilberto

you relax on a beach?
João Donato - Lugar Comum

Turzi

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kraftwerk - Heimcomputer (1981 Live Version)

Lanoiraude

5 favorite cities

Playin 4 the City. A top French deep ...

Marcus Bonfanti

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bill Withers - Use Me

Chuck D

you prepare for an important date?

Disco music before 1978.

Wall-E

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Bloc Party

you sit in a plane?
Jackson 5 - I Want You Back

Ingrid Olava

favorite street corner?

My own – in the old city of Oslo.

The Chap

5 favorite personal tragedies

growing up without the internet / not eating Greek ...

Afrika Bambaataa

you are in a depressive mood?
Hezekiah Walker

Caribou

your boozed up anthem

I never drink. And I don’t do ...

Ilija Rudman

first record you remember
Engelbert Humperdinck - Spanish Eyes

Comanechi

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Daniel Johnston - Hi, How Are You?

Telepopmusik

best video clip you ever saw
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

Air

your liberation anthem
Bob Marley - Redemption Song

Broken Social Scene

first record you remember
Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke

Tiago

you paint your apartment?
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black

Howling Bells

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

Emma Tricca

your sunday morning song
The Lemonheads - The Outdoor Type

Gary Numan

a song that reminds you of school
T. Rex - Telegram Sam

Rocko Schamoni

favorite place to shag?

Mein bestes Erlebnis: im Rinnstein, unter einem Auto ...

Droog

you cook?
Joan Sebastian - Huevos Rancheros

The Late Greats

you prepare for an important date?
Iggy Pop - Success

Thieves Like Us

you sit in the subway?

I don’t have an iPod.

A Guy Called Gerald

a record you fell in love to
Mantronix - Bassline

DJ Vadim

you run naked through a cornfield?
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy

Kalabrese

perfect anthem for Zurich
Marshall Jefferson - Move Your Body (The House Music An...

Ian Hart

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Positively 4th Street

The Soulsavers

you take a bubble bath?
Outkast - The Love Below

Yoav

your party anthem
Underworld - Cowgirl

Wally Badarou

your party anthem
James Brown - I Feel All Right

Captain Sensible

take these three CDs/records with you:
Pink Fairies - Never Never Land

David Pajo

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

no electricity / no refrigeration / no windows

The Diaphanoids

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

Scout Niblett

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Daniel Johnston - True Love Will Find You In The End

Lindstrom

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Hall & Oates - Sara Smiles

Beautiful Swimmers

you sit in the subway?
DJ Screw - June 27th (The part of the freestyle session...

Tal Weiss

a record you fell in love to
Love - Forever Changes

Kinky

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - The Heart’s Filthy Lesson

Tony Carrasco

your boozed up anthem
Machine - There But For The Grace Of God

Frank Black

take these three tools with you:

iron skillet. Anything you could ever want to ...

Our Broken Garden

you wake up?

The bird song outside my window.

Omar

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

The Rayographs

record you were looking for the longest
Goblin - Suspiria

Mr Scruff

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Cab Calloway - Everybody Eats When They Come To My Hous...

White Denim

first record you remember
Beverly Hills Cop

Alexandra Hope

you wake up?
The Zombies - Care Of Cell 44

Annie

you prepare for an important date?
Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley Mega Mix)

Chateau Flight

perfect song for jogging
Deux - Paris Orly

Chrome Hoof

best concert you ever attended
Raw Poo

Lloyd Cole

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Leopards - Rot With Me

Peanut Butter Wolf

you feel like 1982?
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock

Tim Sweeney

you relax on a beach?
Junior Reid - One Blood

The Good Natured

take these three books along:

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

The Ones

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Ones - Flawless

Port O'Brien

your ultimate heartbreak song
Justin Timberlake - What Goes Around... Comes Around

White Hinterland

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dirty Projectors - Thirsty And Miserable

Pacifika

you prepare for an important date?
Barry White

Ame

you run naked through a cornfield?
Richie Havens - Strawberry Fields Forever

Marissa Nadler

you sit in a plane?

I watch the movies instead because a lot ...

Georg Levin

a song that reminds your friends of you
Georg Levin - When I’m With You

Malachai

5 favorite records
Shocking Blue - Love Buzz

Dwele

your boozed up anthem
Paul Wall - Sittin' Sidewayz

Dego

you fall asleep?
Eighties Ladies - Sing Me

Coyote

you cook?
Cafe Del Mar, Vol. 3

Marius Circus

you make love?
Gepy & Gepy - Body To Body

The Revenge

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

Kevin Saunderson

favorite club?

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

Headman

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

The Earlies

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun

Karl Bartos

perfect anthem for Düsseldorf
Kraftwerk - Das Model

Defari

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Dramatics - Be My Girl

Nicole Willis

the song to be played at your funeral
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Bad Girl

Black Angels

perfect anthem for Austin
The Black Angels - The Sniper At The Gates Of Heaven

Wooden Shjips

you meet your parents?
Creme Soda - (I'm) Chewin' Gum

Sandro Perri

you go to a club?
Zongamin - Tunnel Music

Alan Oldham

No. 4
«Strange Days»

VV Brown

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Erykah Badu - Orange Moon

Syd Matters

you wake up?
Radiohead - Go To Sleep

Tridact

you sit by a camp fire?
Sergio Mendes - After Sunrise

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Lee Perry

George Duke

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Four And More

Magic Arm

you drive a car late at night?
M83 - Run Into Flowers

Bit-tuner

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

grosse Auswahl an Hochprozentigem und Drinks / Partys/Konzerte ...

Marit Bergman

perfect anthem for Gotheburg
Håkan Hellström - Känn ingen sorg för mig Göteborg

The Hidden Cameras

best concert you ever attended
Diamanda Galas at Pop Montreal

Anne Clark

you walk in the rain?
Djuma Soundsystem - Les Djinns (Trentemoller Remix)

Senor Coconut

you drive a car late at night?
A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray

Gossip

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Video Kids - Woodpeckers From Space

Steve Mason

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Something

Dominique Leone

your ultimate heartbreak song
Paul McCartney - Junk

Hugh Herrera

best video clip you ever saw
R.E.M. - Can't Get There From Here

Wordsworth

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t have one.

Cazals

your party anthem
Ike & Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits

Moving Units

you drive a car late at night?

The sound of rubber on pavement.

Jazzanova

you sit in a plane?

Neue Demos.

DJ Hell

you rob a bank?
Eric Clapton - I Shot The Sheriff

Orishas

you relax on a beach?

Reggae, of course. You know why? Go figure ...

Bill Adler

your sunday morning song
Etta James - A Sunday Kind Of Love

Heidi Happy

you go to a club?

Am liebsten etwas, das ich weder kenne noch ...

Mechanical Bride

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

Horse Meat Disco

start to learn these three things:

Arabic, Semiotics and Surgery!

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Flat Duo Jets - Go Go Harlem Baby

Nicky Siano

you relax on a beach?

To the radio, trying to hear what commercial ...

Whirlwind Heat

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Yes - Heart Of The Sunrise

Apache Beat

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

Chris Carrier

5 favorite cities

Paris / Tokyo / London / San Francisco / Amsterdam

Todd Terje

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Pointer Sisters - I'm So Excited

Irvine Welsh

first record you remember
The Beatles - From Me To You

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Leonard Cohen - Chelsea Hotel

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you go to a club?

Flo: Techno, Techno, Techno. Weil in Berlin gar ...

Travis

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

Caron Wheeler

you go to a club?
Stevie Wonder - Another Star

Anna Kashfi

a song that reminds you of school
Bob Dylan - Positively 4th Street

Bodies Of Water

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
Charles Mingus - Meditations On Integration

Good Shoes

you are on the tour bus?
Mystery Jets - Alas Agnes

Bob Power

you sit in the subway?
Earth, Wind & Fire - Greatest Hits

Kathryn Williams

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Lou Reed - Berlin

Mark Richardson

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice

Rumer

your ultimate heartbreak song
I Loves You Porgy

Alela Diane

a song you would send over the ocean
Led Zeppelin - Going to California

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Justin Timberlake - FutureSex/LoveSounds

Empire Of The Sun

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.

Ronny & Renzo

you make love?
Piero Umiliani - La Ragazza Fuori Strada

My Morning Jacket

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Jay-Z - Hard Knock Life

Max Tundra

your boozed up anthem
The Old Signs - Seaside Postcard

Max Essa

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Hall & Oates - Cold, Dark And Yesterday

Colder

No. 2
Einstürzende Neubauten - Tanz Debil

Mélissa Laveaux

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Laura Veirs - Drink Deep

Peter Broderick

a record you fell in love to
Sam Amidon - All Is Well

Manuel Tur

first record you bought
Alex Gopher - Party People

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things to be afraid of

spiders / heights / flying / hospitals / dentists

Woolfy

a record you fell in love to
Astrud Gilberto - The Girl From Ipanema

Jacob Golden

your party anthem
Whodini - Freaks Come Out At Night

Pyrolator

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Suicide - Ghost Rider

Mark Archer

your liberation anthem
Slo Moshun - Bells Of New York

Trevor Jackson

you make love?

Silence.

Peter Kruder

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

Jesh

No. 6
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds

Alva Noto

you go to a club?
Bobby Peru - Erotic Discourse (Audiojack Remix)

Architeq

you wake up?
Moondog - Surf Session

Jacques Renault

No. 9
Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love

Munk

you wake up?
Deutsche Nationalhymne

Azari & III

you drive a car late at night?
Snoop Dogg

Martin Rev

you sit in the subway?

I don’t have an iPod and I ...

Seether

No. 10
Sevendust - Animosity

Lexx

you make love?
Leon Ware - Musical Massage

Molly Wagger

you go to a club?
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - The Skin Of My Yellow Countr...

Sam Amidon

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Doveman - The Conformist

Mark E.

you meet your parents?

Smooth FM. They Love it, I love it.

Bottin

you feel like 1982?
Simple Minds - New Gold Dream

Neon Heights

you cook?
Jack Johnson

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Public Enemy - Fear Of A Black Planet

Defend Moscow

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bedouin Soundclash - Sounding A Mosaic

Blow Monkeys

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Living Things

you surf the internet?
Johnny Cash - Ballad of A Teenage Queen

The Jackets

first record you remember
AC/DC - Who Made Who

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you go to a club?

I like to watch shows and then I ...

Little Dragon

perfect anthem for Gotheburg
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

Kid Koala

you sit by the river?
Louis Armstrong - Moon River

Andreya Triana

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Bad

Renegade Soundwave

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Damian Marley - Welcome To Jamrock

Cosmo Vitelli

start to learn these three things:

to walk instead of having a cab / to ...

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
Nirvana - In Utero

Dollboy

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Performing the «Ramayana Monkey Chant», on my own ...

Kid Loco

you drive a car late at night?
Lee Dorsey - Ride Your Poney

Smudo

you go to a club?

Rare Grooves.

DJ Cherrystones

you sit in a plane?

Mostly the Blues channel or any mediocre TV ...

CALLmeKAT

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Reconstruction» and «Allegro». Both by Christoffer Boe. I ...

Kasper Bjorke

best soundtrack ever
Giorgio Moroder - Scarface

Saint Etienne

the song to be played at your funeral
Match Of The Day theme

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Stars Of The Lid - Requiem For Dying Mothers, Part 1 & ...

Junior Boys

a song everyone should hear
Mantler - Lately I'm Sad

Grizzly Bear

you cook?
Nina Simone

Magic Mike

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Rocket Love

Zambri

you drive into the country?
Prince & The Revolution - The Beautiful Ones

Simple Kid

you make love?
Metallica - Battery

Duke Special

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Divine Comedy - National Express

Holger Czukay

you are on a football field?

Ich höre auf die Schreie von sich ...

Boom Bip

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
King Tubby - No Love Version

Richard Hawley

5 favorite records
Jacky - White Horses

Terence Bernardo

the song to be played at your funeral
George Harrison - What Is Life

Kelli Ali

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Primal Scream - Exterminator

Brian Jackson

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

Paul Frick

you eat a pizza?
Dam-Funk - Hood Pass

Hannah Scott

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Life On Mars?

Valery Gore

you come home from the club?
jj - Let Them

David Rodigan

No. 15
Bunny Wailer - Blackheart Man

Social Disco Club

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

Dollskabeat

5 favorite animals

all big cats / all primates / bears (all breeds ...

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you run naked through a cornfield?
Ramsey Lewis - Whisper Zone

First Aid Kit

you read a magazine?
Gary Numan

Eagles Of Death Metal

you drive a car late at night?
Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down

Nick Chacona

you are love sick?
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

Yuck

5 favorite records
Pixies - Doolittle

Explosions In The Sky

you play ping-pong?
The Five Stairsteps - Ooh Child

Karolina Stenstöm

what should one eat when in the city?

Falafel

Camille

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

Ost & Kjex

you sit in the subway?
Monolake - Infinite Snow

David Morales

you wake up?
Bill Withers - Lovely Day

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite cities

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

Alex Smoke

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

Pink Skull

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

Cosmin TRG

learn these three songs by heart:
New Flesh - Stick And Move

Al McKay

you are on the tour bus?
Ronny Jordan

Ricardo Villalobos

the song to be played at your funeral
Gescom - Key Nell 4

Luke Haines

5 favorite things to be afraid of

I presume there is a problem in translation ...

In Flagranti

you destroy a hotel room?

I am too old for that.

Jimi Jamison

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Elvis Presley - Adam And Evil

Audie Darling

where was your first flat?

Although I grew up here, as soon as ...

Large Professor

No. 5
Fresh 3 M.C.’s - Have Your Heart

Like A Stuntman

you meet your parents?
Erobique & Jacques Palminger - Wann Strahlst Du?

Brasstronaut

you drive into the country?
The Beach Boys - You Still Believe In Me

Oyvind Morken

best concert you ever attended
KRS One

DJ Touché

No. 2

«Tenebrae» (Dario Argento, 1982). A stylish 'giallo' from ...

Rod Thomas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sleepy Jackson - Lovers

Sven Väth

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yesterday

Polly Scattergood

you are in a depressive mood?
Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah

Prince Language

start to learn these three things:

How to play piano properly, especially things by ...

Ora Cogan

you drive a car late at night?
Eyvind Kang - Sweetness Of Candy

Lail Arad

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

Quiet Village

you dig for old records?

Silence. I need full concentration.

Beverley Knight

you wake up?
Earth, Wind & Fire - September

When Saints Go Machine

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

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

Natalie Tusia Beridze

which person from the city you like the most?

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

A Touch Of Class

you prepare for an important date?
ABC - The Look Of Love

Love Inks

your ultimate heartbreak song
Harry Nilsson - (I Can’t Live If Living Is) Without You

Tindersticks

your liberation anthem
Public Image Limited

DJ Kent

you make love?
Sylvia - Pillow Talk

C. Gibbs

the song to be played at your funeral
Tom Waits - Hang Down Your Head

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - I’m So Tired

John Foxx

perfect anthem for London
Blakean English Visionary Pagan Uplift - Jerusalem

Oneida

you play a game of chess?

Haven’t played chess in 10 years and ...

Tim Mälzer

a song that reminds your friends of you
Blur - Song 2

Chromatics

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dolly Parton - Me And Little Andy

Gilles Peterson

you sit in the subway?
Mos Def - Universal Magnetic

Birdy Nam Nam

you take a bubble bath?

I only take showers.

Sóley

the perfect anthem for Edmonton
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

Pepe Bradock

a song that reminds you of school
Jacques Higelin - J'Suis Qu'Un Grain De Poussière

Headless Heroes

you jog?
George Kranz - Din Daa Daa

Howlin' Rain

your party anthem
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.

Apiento

you jog?
Public Enemy - Can't Do Nuttin' For You Man

Sons And Daughters

you run naked through a cornfield?
Dinosaur L - In The Cornbelt

Tracey Thorn

a song that reminds you of school
David Essex - Hold Me Close

N.A.S.A.

you go to a club?
Rick James - Super Freak

Brennan Green

you jog?

Never.

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
Bob Dylan - Ballad Of A Thin Man

Rainer Trüby

you take part in a peace rally?
Lonnie Liston Smith - A Chance For Peace

Terry Lynn

favorite street?

Rushworth Ave.

Howe Gelb

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

Not missing a thing.

Yellowman

a song that reminds you of school
The Wailers - Love And Affection

Bosque Brown

perfect anthem for Denton
Centro-Matic - Too Much Downtime

Zwicker

you play lego?
Peter Fox - Alles Neu

Jimmy Edgar

the song to be played at your funeral

I will have my best friend mix some ...

Glass Candy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Rich Boy - Throw Some Ds

Pilooski

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Lefte Banke - Dark Is The Bark

The Bangles

you go to a club?
The Creation

Brothers Of End

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Brigitte Bardot - Une Histoire De Plage

Jackpot

you are in the sauna?
Hurriganes

Bobbito Garcia

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

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you sit in a plane?
Tangerine Dream - Force Majeure

We Are Scientists

5 favorite human inventions

the hat rack / the cat leash / my laptop ...

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Ed Harcourt

you take a bubble bath?
Gene Wilder (in Willy Wonka) - Pure Imagination

Tha 4orce

you jog?
The Pharcyde - Runnin'

Mirror Mirror

you wake up?
Dead Can Dance - Carnival Of Light

Black Devil Disco Club

best concert you ever attended
The Beatles playing L'Olympia (Paris) in 1964

Shitdisco

the song to be played at your funeral
Shitdisco - Disco Blood

Dennis Kane

best concert you ever attended
James Brown

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

the song to be played at your funeral
Folke Rabe - What??

Baikonour

perfect anthem for Brighton
Amon Tobin - Sordid

These New Puritans

you drive into the country?
King Crimson

Panico

No. 3
The Jesus And Mary Chain - Psychocandy

Melanie C

your ultimate heartbreak song
Fiona Apple - Love Ridden

The Fray

favorite sports team?

The Denver Broncos.

Prefuse 73

your liberation anthem
Pharoah Sanders - Tauhid (LP)

Bill Brewster

you destroy a hotel room?
Led Zeppelin - The Crunge

Shakespeares Sister

your guilty pleasure song
Duffy - Stepping Stone

Studio

you are in a depressive mood?
Smog - Bathysphere

Lopazz

you relax on a beach?
Sly & Robbie

Bush Tetras

you feel like 1982?
Gang Of Four - Anthrax

Nocturnes

first record you remember
Depeche Mode - Flexible

Richard Norris

5 favorite places in the world

Bali / Thailand / Sydney / New York / Los Angeles

Chris & Cosey

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Radioactivity

John Daly

learn these three songs by heart:
Miles Davis - It’s About That Time

Rebelski

a record you fell in love to
Massive Attack - Protection

DJ Nu-Mark

first record you bought
U.T.F.O. - Roxanne Roxanne

Cosmo

5 favorite movies

George Lucas: Star Wars – the whole series / Coen ...

Race Horses

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

Casual

you wake up?

None.

Bing Ji Ling

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

Invisible Conga People

you start a riot?
INU - Right Sider

Kathy Zimmer

first record you bought
Lisa Lisa & The Cult Jam - Head To Toe

Everything Everything

a record you fell in love to
Coldplay - Yellow

The Phantom Band

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Captain Beefheart - The Dust Blows Forward 'n The Dust ...

Jean-Michel Jarre

your ultimate heartbreak song
Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind

Mavis Staples

first record you bought
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

Clare & The Reasons

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

Lo Fat Orchestra

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Windsurf

best concert you ever attended
David Axelrod

Kool & The Gang

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

Theo Parrish

perfect anthem for Chicago
James Brown - Body Heat

Barbara Carlotti

you walk in the rain?
JP Nataf - Seul alone

Trans Am

you work in the garden?

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

Newton Faulkner

a song that reminds you of school
Radiohead - Creep

Gravenhurst

you need to get work done?
Arvo Pärt - Arbos

Marc Romboy

record you were looking for the longest
Blue Zoo - Somewhere In The World (There Is A Cowboy Sm...

Osborne

you come home from the club?
Sun Kil Moon

Tiga

you play a game of chess?
Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok

Matthew Herbert

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

chips / noise / racism

Lovefingers

you stay in bed?
Joyce & Nelson Angelo - Nelson Angelo Y Joyce

Circlesquare

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Santo & Johnny - Sleep Walk

Shine 2009

you feel like 1982?
Fleetwood Mac - Gypsy

Ian Pooley

you ride a bicycle?
Supergrass - Going Out

Padded Cell

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

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Bettye Lavette

the song to be played at your funeral
Donny Hathaway - Giving Up Is Hard To Do

!!!

first record you bought
The Ghostbusters Soundtrack

Leroy Burgess

best concert you ever attended
The Buena Vista Social Club

Funkmasters

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

US3

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

Drugstore

you sit by the river?

I do. I live next to the river ...

King Britt

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

Chris Coco

you cook?
Astrud Gilberto - So Nice (Summer Samba)

Dillon

you stay in bed?
Michael Nyman - The Piano

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

your party anthem
Chris Montez - Let’s Dance

James Murphy

you fall asleep?
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Vol II

Doe Paoro

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Band – Ophelia

Dennis Bovell

you walk in the rain?
Delroy Wilson - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Jill Jones

you are love sick?
The Smiths - Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I ...

The Shortwave Set

the song to be played at your funeral
Elton John - Candle In The Wind

Candi Staton

you feel like 1967?
Aretha Franklin - (You Make Me Feel) Like A Natural Wom...

Morningwood

you take a bubble bath?
Aretha Franklin - (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Wom...

Lydia Lunch

you relax on a beach?
Led Zeppelin - When The Levee Breaks

Wolf People

a song that reminds you of school
Public Enemy - Sophisticated Bitch

Thievery Corporation

you wake up?
Luis Bonfa - Song Of The Hills

Kaos

you are love sick?
Shocking Blue - Daemon Lover

Memory Band

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

DJ Nature

a song that reminds you of school
Freda Payne - Band Of Gold

Rich Medina

you stay in bed?
Jill Scott feat. 4Hero - Gotta Get Up (Another Day)

Toby Tobias

your ultimate heartbreak song
Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful

Mouse On Mars

your ultimate heartbreak song
Blondie - Heart Of Glass

Yacht

No. 8
Sade - Smooth Operator

Michael Reinboth

you take part in a peace rally?
Zapp - Ja Ready To Rock

Architecture In Helsinki

your ultimate heartbreak song
J Dilla - Last Donut Of The Night

Leo Zero

best soundtrack ever
The Life Aquatic

Mystery Jets

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
R. Kelly

Treefight For Sunlight

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

Fol Chen

you meet your parents?
The Shaggs - Who Are Parents?

Ray Mang

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

2raumwohnung

take these three DVDs along:

Niptak – die USA-Serie, damit ich mich erinnere, was ...

Slove

you pretend to be married?
Mikado - Par Hasard

Lisbee Stainton

perfect anthem for London
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Charles Webster

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

A Mountain Of One

a record you fell in love to
Nick Drake - Riverman

Future Beat Alliance

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake

Raul Midon

5 favorite books

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

Ada

5 favorite records
DJ Koze - Kosi Comes Around

Angel Deradoorian

best soundtrack ever
Alain Goraguer - La Planète Sauvage

Bjorn Torske

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Residents - The Big Bubble

Max Romeo

you camp in the desert?
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Linda Lewis

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

Kissogram

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Tindersticks - Trouble Everyday

Erik Truffaz

you drive a car late at night?
Amy Winehouse

The Bees

you wake up?
Devendra Banhart - Chin Chin & Muck Muck

Michael Mayer

perfect anthem for Cologne
De Räuber - Denn wenn et Trömmelche jeht

Erobique

first record you remember
George Baker Selection - Una Paloma Blanca

Mooner

No. 8
Rah Band - The Crunch & Beyond

Joakim

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Neil Young - Out On The Weekend

Fiona Daniel

you meet your parents?
The Beatles

Morton Valence

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Carl Orff - Carmina Burana

Shawn Lee

your liberation anthem
Patti Labelle - New Attitude

Plum

best day of the week in the city?

Saturday. Preferably in summer during the festival.

Jay Jay Johanson

you wake up?
Japan - Ghosts

Kinski

first record you bought
The Sweet - Ballroom Blitz

José James

you ride a bicycle?

You shouldn’t ride and listen to music ...

Franz Nicolay

best concert you ever attended
TV Smith

Penguin Prison

your ultimate heartbreak song

I have no idea. My heart can't ...

Van She

5 favorite personal victories

Being born / Breaking the sound barrier in a ...

We Are Wolves

take these three tools with you:

Rock / Paper / Scissors

Fingerpicked

No. 2
Golden Avatar - Time For Going Home (Sudarshan, 1976)

Fan Death

a song you would send over the ocean
Lewis Furey

Midlake

a song that reminds you of school
The Cars - Just What I Needed

Pearly Gates

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

Holy Ghost!

you want to disturb your neighbours?

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

J Rawls

5 favorite sayings

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

GusGus

you sit in a plane?
Gus Gus - Anthem

Parlour

a record you fell in love to
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Guinnevere

Emmy The Great

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Third Eye Blind - Semi-Charmed Life

Hot Chip

you go to a club?

Al: Our favorite club is the «Sub Club ...

Cajun Dance Party

record you were looking for the longest

With the internet and stuff it’s pretty ...

Joan As Police Woman

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Billie Holiday - The Very Thought Of You

Barn Owl

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Mayhem - Dawn Of The Black Hearts

Unconventional Science

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 - Ye Ye De Smell

Kissey Asplund

first record you remember
The Beatles - Volume 1

New Young Pony Club

you drive a car late at night?

I can’t drive! 

Wolfmother

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

Fanfarlo

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

Stratus

you sit in a plane?
Phenomyna - Earthfall (Nuron Mix)

Cornelius

you run from the cops?
Bon Jovi - Runaway

Minus 8

you cut a silhoutte?
Scissor Sisters - Comfortably Numb

Suzanne Vega

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

Xiu Xiu

start to learn these three things:

being nice / kung fu / playing piano

Whitehouse

the song to be played at your funeral

I’d prefer to disappear without trace than ...

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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

best Beatles song
«Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds»

+more

Doe Paoro

best concert you ever attended

All night tabla/sitar concert at Saint John the Divine with Samir ...

+more

Valery Gore

you smuggle diamonds?
Genesis - Just A Job To Do

+more

Sarah Jaffe

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Too Short - Blow the Whistle

+more