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Empire Of The Sun

is Luke Steele from The Sleepy Jackson and Nick Littlemore from Pnau reaching for the stars. «Walking On A Dream» was one of the biggest hits in 2008 and received double platinum in their homeland Australia. This empire is to strike back.

Which song do you listen to when...
you take a bubble bath?
The Chordettes - Mr. Sandman
you relax on a beach?
Neil Young - Southern Man
you camp in the desert?
The Gunners
you run naked through a cornfield?
John Lennon - Watching The Wheels
you prepare for an important date?
Coconut Records - West Coast
you want to disturb your neighbours?
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.
you drive a car late at night?
Prince - Controversy

Something you can pull up to the lights and feel cool.

you are love sick?
Carole King - So Far Away

This was the song I listened to with my first true love affair, a girl from Norway. Gotta be honest about that one, even though my wife Jodi wouldn’t wanna hear it.

you make love?
Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile

Something wild that brings out the animal in me. Mitch Mitchell’s furious drumming helps.

you meet your parents?
Ry Cooder - Pig Meat
you sit in a plane?
Maroon 5 - Not Falling Apart
Daft Punk - Something About Us

Since the noise on airplanes is very loud I need to listen to some cheesy stuff, like «Not Falling Apart» or «Something About Us». Recently a friend showed me these new headphones with noise cancellation. I need some of those!

you rob a bank?
Rage Against The Machine - Bullet In The Head
you sleep walk?
Daniel Lanois - Falling At Your Feet

The whole «Shine» album is great, it’s Lanois’ best. It’s very warm. I don’t sleepwalk myself but a friend of mine recently woke up at Kings Cross here in Sydney totally naked!

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Beach Boys - Surfer Girl
you sit in the subway?
Glen Campbell - Gentle On My Mind
you are on the tour bus?
The Thrills - So Much For The City
you wake up?
Don Williams - We Should Be Together
Neil Young - When God Made Me
Questions answered by: Luke Steele

Kon & Amir

you work in the garden?
The J.B.’s - The Grunt

Alex Smoke

you run naked through a cornfield?

I think I’d prefer a reverential silence.

No Age

you smuggle diamonds?
Born Against - I Am A Idiot

DJ Hell

you make breakfast?
Vader Abraham - Das Lied Der Schlümpfe

Holy Ghost!

you go to a club?
Fleetwood Mac - Never Going Back

Ilija Rudman

your party anthem
Tony Lee - Love So Deep (Dub Version)

CALLmeKAT

favorite club?

I’m no big club-goer. Daniel Fridell (whom ...

The Loose Salute

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Beachwood Sparks - Sleeping Butterfly

Shine 2009

you prepare for an important date?
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze

Mr Scruff

you destroy a hotel room?
A Cetain Ratio - Wild Party

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you fall asleep?
Roy Orbison - Candy Coloured Clown

Dollskabeat

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Numbers

The Fray

you ride a bicycle?
Yann Tiersen - Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite sports team?

I hate sports.

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Serge Gainsbourg - Boomerang

Ame

you cook?
Prince - Starfish & Coffee

Linda Lewis

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beatles - Here There And Everywhere

John Foxx

you feel like 1980?
Gary Numan - Cars

Max Essa

you feel like 1982?
Simple Minds - Theme For Great Cities

Apiento

a song that reminds you of school
Jungle Brothers - Straight Out The Jungle

Kathryn Williams

you walk in the rain?
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Port O'Brien

you wake up?
Fleetwood Mac - Monday Morning

Anne Clark

you prepare for an important date?

Depends if it’s sex, business or something ...

Kris Menace

best video clip you ever saw
Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

Kool Keith

best Marley Marl track
MC Shan - Left Me Lonely

James Yorkston

perfect anthem for Edinburgh
Billy McDonald - The Grimey City

Julia Franck

take these three CDs/records with you:
Michel Petrucciani - Both Worlds

Michael Mayer

your party anthem
Anita Ward - Ring My Bell

Air

perfect anthem for Paris
Grace Jones - La Vie En Rose

Howling Bells

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You

Tindersticks

record you were looking for the longest
John Barry - The Wrong Box

Shitdisco

you sit in the subway?
The Gun Club - Black Train

Bill Callahan

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

Luca C & Brigante

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

Omar

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

Irvine Welsh

first record you remember
The Beatles - From Me To You

Blow Monkeys

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy

Circlesquare

you go to a club?
Angelo Badalamenti - The Pink Room (Twin Peaks)

Woolfy

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

Living Things

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

Malachai

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Yes It Is

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I Love You... that’s a difficult one!

VV Brown

you are in the sauna?
Finley Quaye - Sunday Shining

Riccio

a song that reminds your friends of you
Theo Parrish - Friendly Children

Loane

your ultimate heartbreak song
Barbara - Parce que

Yuck

5 favorite movies

«Megane» by Naoko Ogigami / «Stroszek» by Werner Herzog

Cortney Tidwell

No. 10
Sebadoh - Harmacy

Kinky

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

Fiona Daniel

you meet your parents?
Antonio Vivaldi - Vier Jahreszeiten

Bing Ji Ling

best concert you ever attended
Stevie Wonder

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Daft Punk - Digital Love

Eagles Of Death Metal

you run naked through a cornfield?
Iron Maiden - Run To The Hills

Bob Power

first record you remember
Happy Birthday

Mugison

5 favorite things that make you sexy

when I take a shower / when I relax ...

Nocturnes

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Maus

Lovefingers

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

A Touch Of Class

you destroy a hotel room?
Black Flag - Nervous Breakdown

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you are on the tour bus?

Have you actually listened to the music we ...

The Hidden Cameras

first record you remember
Olivia Newton-John - Physical

Justice

5 favorite records
Daft Punk - Homework

Miss Platnum

you wake up?

Nichts!

Manuel Tur

a song that reminds your friends of you
Moloko - The Time Is Now

Simple Kid

you take a bubble bath?

I usually listen to my own mixes in ...

Jacques Renault

No. 12
Love - Que Vida

Tha 4orce

you prepare for an important date?
The Temptations - Get Ready

Theo Parrish

record you were looking for the longest
Atmosfear - Motivation

Midlake

your guilty pleasure song
Justin Timberlake - Rock Your Body

Gary Numan

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

Glimpse

you come home from the club?
Rhythm & Sound

Ora Cogan

you go to a club?
Charles Sheffield - It's Your Voodoo Working

Zohra

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Nelly Furtado - All Good Things (Come To An End)

DJ Nature

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

Mark E.

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Aphex Twin - Come To Daddy

Soul Mekanik

you cook?
Mike Dunn - The Pressure Cooker

Mystery Jets

you make love?
The Durutti Column - Sketch For Summer

Alva Noto

you feel like 1982?
Danielle Dax - Evil Honky Stomp

Michael Reinboth

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Tech-House.

Tracey Thorn

best Beatles song

I don't like the Beatles either, I ...

Ada

start to learn these three things:

Fische fangen / Fische ausnehmen / Fische zubereiten

Lucky Luke

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Primal Scream - Come Together

Bebel Gilberto

a song that reminds you of school
One Little Indian

Love Inks

the song to be played at your funeral
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem

The Battle Of Land And Sea

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

Renegade Soundwave

first record you remember
The New Seekers - Beg Steal Or Borrow

Lucky Soul

you ride a bicycle?
Pavement - Range Life

Apache Beat

your boozed up anthem
David Bowie - Scary Monsters

Lo Fat Orchestra

first record you bought
Pet Shop Boys - Suburbia

Seelenluft

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

Melanie C

a record you fell in love to
Prodigy - Firestarter

Jesse Lenat

you are love sick?
Joni Mitchell

James Murphy

you are in a depressive mood?
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

The Revenge

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - The Man Machine

The Chap

5 favorite things that make you sexy

big hands / trousers / intelligence / big knockers and small ...

Tim Sweeney

you drive a car late at night?
Model 500 - Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)

Travis

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

Odawas

best concert you ever attended
Jack Rose

Turzi

first record you bought
Sonic Youth - Dirty

John Klemmer

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Star Spangled Banner

Ratatat

you sit in the subway?
Jadakiss - Kiss Of Death

Headman

a song you wish you'd written yourself
New Order - Temptation

Black Devil Disco Club

you are love sick?
Pink Floyd - Sorrow

Peter Kruder

you make breakfast?

Die neuen Promos die in meiner Mailbox gelandet ...

Robin Saville

you want to disturb your neighbours?
General Magic And Pita - Spring Fridge

Gravenhurst

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

David Morales

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Lisa Stansfield - All Around The World

Tridact

you walk through a dark forest?
Aphex Twin - Schottkey 7th Path

Sandi Thom

you fall asleep?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Kinski

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Osmonds - Crazy Horses

Shakespeares Sister

you prepare for an important date?
Carly Simon - You’re So Vain

Cosmo

5 favorite records
The Beatles - L.O.V.E.

Grizzly Bear

you go to a club?
Björk - Army Of Me

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Delgados - Under Canvas Under Wraps

Jesh

No. 3
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde

Howe Gelb

take these three CDs/records with you:
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

!!!

you are in a depressive mood?
The Cure - M

Captain Sensible

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Roger Nichols & The Small Circle Of Friends

Xiu Xiu

get these three pets:

a pig / an elephant / a manatee

Morton Valence

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Smiths - How Soon is Now?

We Are Wolves

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

Jacob Golden

a song that reminds your friends of you
Beck - True Love Will Find You In The End

Tiga

you sit in the subway?
Pete Shelley - Homosapien

Karl Bartos

a song you would use as a ring-tone

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

Mavis Staples

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Blowin’ In The Wind

Pilooski

your sunday morning song
Paul McCartney - Be What You See

Rumer

perfect anthem for London
The Jam - That's Entertainment

Nils Frahm

you cook?
The Penguin Café Orchestra - Music From The Penguin Caf...

Fanfarlo

your ultimate heartbreak song
Le Mans - Buenos Días, Corazón

Droog

you cook?
Joan Sebastian - Huevos Rancheros

Marissa Nadler

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Marcus Bonfanti

first record you bought
Queen - Queen’s Greatest Hits

Ricardo Villalobos

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

Fol Chen

you sit in the subway?
Richard Hawley - The Light At The End Of The Tunnel (Wa...

Dinky

5 favorite remixes
Guillaume & The Coutu Dumonts - Saperlipopette (Matt Jo...

Sven Väth

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dieter Bohlen

Mooner

No. 9
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Left Handed Dream

Wolf People

your party anthem
Nena - 99 Red Balloons

Ed Harcourt

you stay in bed?
Jane's Addiction - Three Days

Marius Circus

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Chic - Good Times

Sondre Lerche

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Phoenix - Too Young

Interpol

you walk through a dark forest?
Palace Brothers - I Send My Love To You

Defari

your boozed up anthem
«Tequila!»

Johnossi

best movie that takes place in the city?

Jo: The Mods Trilogy by Stefan Jarl. It ...

Chris & Cosey

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

The Priscillas

take these three books along:

H: Haruki Murakami: «Kafka on The Shore» / Tony ...

Ralphi Rosario

first record you remember
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Frank Black

start to learn these three things:

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

Chuck D

you ride a bicycle?

Break Beats

Invisible Conga People

you relax on a beach?
Tsuki No Wa - Hikosen

Kathy Zimmer

your party anthem
The Beatles - Twist And Shout

Georg Levin

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Defunkt - In The Good Times (Live)

Sarah Jaffe

best concert you ever attended
-

Polly Scattergood

take these three CDs/records with you:
Portishead - Dummy

Coldplay

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

Like A Stuntman

you feel lonely?
Station17 - Ich Kann Dich Immer Verstehen

Social Disco Club

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

Steve Mason

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Happy Mondays - Wrote For Luck

Bosque Brown

first record you remember
The Flying Burrito Brothers - Burrito Deluxe

Thievery Corporation

you drive a car late at night?
Ella Fitzgerald - Like Someone In Love

Bobbito Garcia

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

Shawn Lee

your ultimate heartbreak song
Eric Carmen - All By Myself

Neon Heights

you prepare for an important date?
Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip - I Lost My Heart To A Str...

Tahiti 80

you are in a depressive mood?
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - More Love

The Phantom Band

a record you fell in love to
The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses

A Guy Called Gerald

a song that reminds you of school
Adam & The Ants - Antmusic

Lone Wolf

a song that reminds your friends of you
Ivor Cutler - Jam

Chateau Flight

your party anthem
Franck Timm

Ilya Santana

you are love sick?
Idris Muhammad - For Your Love

Glen Johnson

your party anthem
CSS - Let's Make Love And Listen To Death From Above

Valery Gore

you go to a club?
Lee Fields - Ladies

Lindstrom

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Video Kids - Woodpeckers From Space

Boozoo Bajou

No. 1
Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks

Pepe Bradock

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Chris Clark - Love's Gone Bad

Jimi Jamison

the song to be played at your funeral
Celine Dion & Andrea Bocelli - The Prayer

Brasstronaut

you go to a club?
Fedde Le Grand - Put Your Hands Up For Detroit

Bettye Lavette

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bettye Lavette - A Woman Like Me

Moonboots

No. 8
Various Artists - Balearic Beats Volume One

Duke Special

best soundtrack ever
«Grace Of My Heart»

Alter Ego

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

Chrome Hoof

best soundtrack ever
Zidane: A Portrait Du Siecle 21

Wolfmother

you meet your parents?
Bob Marley

The Shortwave Set

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

I like to think this is a song ...

Phil Mison

record you were looking for the longest
Crazy Eddie - Rap In Africa

George Duke

first record you remember
David Fathead Newman - Hard Times

Gwyneth Herbert

you are love sick?
Nina Simone - Don't Explain

Ian Hart

a song that reminds your friends of you
R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts

Phenomenal Handclap Band

perfect anthem for New York
People's Choice - Do It Any Way You Wanna

Art Brut

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

Woodpigeon

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Bat For Lashes - What's A Girl To Do

Kelli Ali

you make breakfast?
Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

Justine D

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - Conversation Piece

Al McKay

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

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality

Sandro Perri

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Funkadelic - I'm Never Gonna Tell It

Max Tundra

you stay in bed?
Roy Vedas - Fragments Of Life

Ashley Beedle

you sit in a plane?

Books and mags only on planes.

Nicole Willis

take these three books along:

Chinua Achebe: «A Man Of The People» / one ...

Headless Heroes

you smuggle diamonds?
Peter Gabriel - Big Time

Editors

you watch girls go by?
Elbow - Station Approach

Luke Solomon

you jog?
LCD Soundsystem - Get Innocuous

Architecture In Helsinki

a song that reminds your friends of you
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

Charlotte Hatherley

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

Panico

learn these three songs by heart:
The Cure - Play For Today

Paul Frick

you rob a bank?
Mr. Bungle - Ars Moriendi

Mechanical Bride

best concert you ever attended
Björk - Crystalline

Spinto Band

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Buena Vista Social Club - Pueblo Nuevo

Large Professor

No. 10
Large Professor - Hardcore Hip Hop

Caribou

first record you remember
Dave Mattacks

Hannah Scott

your party anthem
House Of Pain - Jump Around

Magic Mike

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mass Productions - Turn Up The Music

Matmos

you run naked through a cornfield?

Ow! Ow! OW! OW!!!

Kid Loco

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

The Good Natured

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

I don’t live in a city, I ...

First Aid Kit

you read a magazine?
Gary Numan

Sam Amidon

5 favorite records
Missy Elliott - Miss E... So Addictive

Wordsworth

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

Parlour

best concert you ever attended
Front 242

Morningwood

you make love?
Peaches

Nedry

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

Devendra Banhart

you play a game of chess?
Six Organs Of Admittance

Mark Richardson

you wake up?
Queen - Father To Son

Little Dragon

a song that reminds your friends of you
Jan Hammer - Don't You Know

Leo Zero

a song that reminds you of school
Hashim - Al-Naafiysh (The Soul)

José James

you paint your apartment?
Corinne Bailey Rae

The Invisible

5 favorite English virtues

politeness / consideration / humour / awkwardness / humility

Minus 8

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ludwig van Beethoven - 9. Symphony, 4. Satz

Windsurf

your ultimate heartbreak song
Leonard Cohen - One Of Us Cannot Be Wrong

Rainer Trüby

first record you bought
Status Quo - If You Can't Stand The Heat

Our Broken Garden

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

Terry Lynn

what should one eat when in the city?

Steamed Fish with fried dumplings.

The Miserable Rich

you camp in the desert?
Devendra Banhart - Cripple Crow

Gemma Ray

5 favorite magazines

McSweeny’s Quarterly Concern / Vice Magazine / Mojo / Stool ...

Pacifika

you wake up?
The Doors - Riders On The Storm

Higamos Hogamos

you paint your apartment?
Can - Halleluhwah

Sóley

the perfect anthem for Hafnarfjörður
Vinur Hafnarfjarðar

Ray Mang

you make breakfast?
Willie Bobo - Spanish Grease

Peanut Butter Wolf

you wake up?

I don’t listen to music in the ...

Au Revoir Simone

you prepare for an important date?
Eric Carmen - Make Me Lose Control

Wall-E

you wake up?
Michael Crawford - Put On Your Sunday Clothes

Van She

5 favorite cities

Sydney / Paris / New York / Brussels / San Francisco

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your liberation anthem
Folke Rabe - What??

Nick Chacona

you are in the sauna?
Mike Dunn - The Pressure Cooker

Max Romeo

a record you fell in love to
Elvis Presley - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

Luke Haines

5 favorite personal victories

Agincourt / Tobruk / Saigon / Culluden / Falkland Islands

Comanechi

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

Tanya Stephens

you are love sick?
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag

Alela Diane

your ultimate heartbreak song
Kate Wolf - You're Not Standing Like You Used To

Lotte Kestner

the song to be played at your funeral
Idaho - To Be The One

Howlin' Rain

first record you remember
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

Dominique Leone

invite these three persons for a weekend:

my girlfriend / my mom / my soon-to-be-ex-travel agent

Nicky Siano

you ride a bicycle?

I rarely ride, but I usually don’t ...

Oyvind Morken

the song to be played at your funeral
Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kr...

Fingerpicked

No. 5
J.J. Cale - Let's Go To Tahiti (Island, 1979)

Lail Arad

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - Chelsea Morning

Chelonis R. Jones

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Smiths - Still Ill

Coyote

your sunday morning song
Tranquility Bass - Cantamilla

Ingrid Olava

best day of the week in the city?

Sundays. Hang around in the sun, visit an ...

Alexander Robotnick

you sit in the subway?
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Brothers Of End

you are love sick?
The Shangri-Las - Past, Present and Future

Emma Tricca

you wake up?
Melanie Safka - Beautiful People

David Rodigan

No. 9
Roland Alphonso - Phoenix City

Fabrizio Mammarella

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

Saint Etienne

a song that reminds you of school
Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize

Joakim

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

Beautiful Swimmers

you are at the hairdresser?
Marvin Gaye - You Sure Love To Ball

Anna Kashfi

best concert you ever attended
The Cramps

Cosmo Vitelli

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

speaking alone in the streets / having a drink ...

Lisbee Stainton

a song that reminds you of school
The Killers - Mr. Brightside

Marc Romboy

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Chris De Burgh - High On Emotion

The Morning Benders

best soundtrack ever
Jean Constantin - The 400 Blows

The Emperor Machine

you drive a car late at night?
The Doors - Riders On The Storm

Lanoiraude

5 favorite cartoon characters

the Muppets / Tournesol / Marsupilami / La Linéa / Pif ...

Skull Defekts

take these three books along:

Nan Goldin: «The Devil’s Playground» / Richard Coleman ...

These New Puritans

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

We Are Scientists

5 favorite personal belongings

my Fender Telecaster / my Boss DD6 delay pedal ...

Yacht

No. 1
Wilson Phillips - Hold On

Stratus

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Lind - Cool Summer

Telephones

you walk in the rain?
Fashion - Love Shadow

Charles Webster

the song to be played at your funeral
Urban Culture - The Wonders Of Wishing

Bjorn Torske

you sit in the subway?

The whining from the tracks, indicating there’s ...

Dynamite Deluxe

a song you wish you'd written yourself

D: Oh, endlos viele!

Sibrydion

best Beatles song
The Beatles - In My Life

Olafur Arnalds

best video clip you ever saw
Goldfrapp - Happiness

Bottin

No. 11

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

Electric 6

you prepare for an important date?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - From Her To Eternity

Simone White

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Erobique

first record you remember
George Baker Selection - Una Paloma Blanca

My Morning Jacket

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

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
R.E.M.

Studio

you drive a car late at night?
Tangerine Dream - Kyoto Sunrise

Annie

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

Fan Death

first record you remember
ZZ Top - Eliminator

Drugstore

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

Osborne

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
The Cure

Mélissa Laveaux

first record you bought
Aaliyah - Age Ain't Nothing But A Number

Future Beat Alliance

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Another Fine Day - Salvage

Prefuse 73

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Nas

Tony Carrasco

record you were looking for the longest

The records I’ve been looking for the ...

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Jimi Hendrix - And The Wind Cries Mary

Prince Language

you destroy a hotel room?
The Saints - I'm Stranded

Psychic Ills

you make breakfast?
Ustad Bismillah Khan - Raga-Gunkali-Tritaal

Horse Meat Disco

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

Jerk Chicken!, Architecture, my home.

Gary Lucas

your party anthem
The Sweet - Ballroom Blitz

Final Fantasy

first record you remember
Billy Idol - Vital Idol

Beppe Loda

perfect anthem for Milano
Giovanni D’Anzi - Oh Mia Bella Madonnina

Boom Bip

you feel like 1982?
Van Halen - And The Cradle Will Rock

Still Going

a song that reminds you of school

E: So much of the 80's hip ...

Architeq

you go to a club?
Chaz Jankel - 3'000'000 Synths

Metronomy

the song to be played at your funeral
Talking Heads - Heaven

Zwicker

you sit in a plane?
Seelenluft - Manila

Orishas

you jog?

The same stuff I listen while riding a ...

Chromatics

a record you fell in love to
Love - Forever Changes

Heidi Happy

you work in the garden?

Zeebeli setze!

M.A.N.D.Y.

you wake up?
Beck - We Live Again

KT Tunstall

you run naked through a cornfield?

The sound of husks on skin.

Mirror Mirror

best soundtrack ever
The Crying Game Soundtrack

Tiago

you are in the sauna?
CB4 - Sweat From My Balls

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite street corner?

The corner of Folkungagatan and Götgatan... so ...

Lexx

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
A Tribe Called Quest - Check The Rhyme

Zambri

you make love?
Tricky - Overcome

Sumner Brothers

you destroy a hotel room?
Dead Kennedys - Your Emotions

Dave Clarke

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Never have a song as ring tone, wrong ...

Magic Arm

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

Datarock

you drive a car late at night?
Hüsker Dü

Ruede Hagelstein

you are love sick?
Björk - All Is Full Of Love

Black Angels

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Morpheus

you sit in the subway?
The Hollies - Bus Stop

Clare & The Reasons

your party anthem
Caetano Veloso - Livros

Slove

you play ping-pong?
Cosmo Vitelli - Night Dogs (Tim Paris Remix)

Doe Paoro

a song you would use as a ring-tone
1995 Chicago Bulls theme song

Defend Moscow

best video clip you ever saw
Cliff Richard & The Young Ones - Living Doll

Emmy The Great

your ultimate heartbreak song
M. Ward - Good News

Mungolian Jetset

your boozed up anthem
Ganim's Asia Minors - Daddy Lolo

John Daly

learn these three songs by heart:
Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song

Candi Staton

the song to be played at your funeral
Candi Staton - Your Face Will Be The First Face I Want ...

Ewan Pearson

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

Karl Culley

your party anthem
PFM - Danny's Song

Barn Owl

perfect anthem for San Francisco
The Byrds - Wasn't Born To Follow

Todd Terje

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

Dan Michaelson

your party anthem
Jonathan Richman - I Was Dancing In The Lesbian Bar

Little Jackie

you meet your parents?
Miles Davis

Kasper Bjorke

a record you fell in love to
The Rolling Stones - Heaven

Barbara Carlotti

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Paul Simon - Flowers Never Bend With The Rainfall

In Flagranti

you are love sick?

I am never lovesick. I guess I am ...

King Britt

you prepare for an important date?
Sting - I Burn For You

Mouse On Mars

first record you remember
«Pumuckl Und Die Ostereier»

Jonathan Wilson

you destroy a hotel room?
Farmer Dave Scher - Feel Me Baby

Gnod

a song that reminds you of school
Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The Show

Holger Czukay

you prepare for an important date?

Nur Terror-Nachrichten.

DJ Mehdi

you are in a depressive mood?
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Ian Pooley

you take a bubble bath?
Eggstone - Vive La Difference

New Young Pony Club

you sit in a plane?

Something that detracts from my own terrified juddering.

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you pretend to be married?

Then I put on a song made by ...

Funkmasters

a record you fell in love to
Louis Armstrong - I Only Have Eyes For You

Papst & Abstinenzler

you are love sick?
Tom Waits - Hold On

Whirlwind Heat

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

Kaos

you take part in a peace rally?
John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Give Peace A Chance

Matthew Herbert

take these three CDs/records with you:
Keith Jarrett - The Melody At Night, With You

Syd Matters

you go to a club?
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Swahili Blonde

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
The Stranglers - Dead Loss Angeles

Penguin Prison

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Abbey Road

Baikonour

your ultimate heartbreak song
Serge Gainsbourg - Je Suis Venu Te Dire Que Je M'en Vai...

Scout Niblett

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Daniel Johnston - 1990

Kissogram

a song that reminds your friends of you
Kissogram - Forsaken People Come To Me

The Golden Filter

you sit in the subway?
New Order - Fine Time

Constance Amiot

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

Jackpot

you prepare for an important date?
James Horner - Braveheart Soundtrack

DJ Touché

No. 4

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

Brian Jackson

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

Bush Tetras

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Moving Units

the song to be played at your funeral
Neil Young

DJ Kent

you are in a depressive mood?
Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy

Kissey Asplund

you feel like 1992?
Souls Of Mischief - 93‘ Til Infinity

Division Of Laura Lee

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

Senor Coconut

you sit in the subway?
Haruomi Hosono - Video Game Music

Heidi

you prepare for an important date?
PJ Harvey

Kurt Maloo

your sunday morning song
Stretch - Why Did You Do It

Casual

you wake up?

None.

DJ Vadim

your party anthem
Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)

Cajun Dance Party

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

Efterklang

a song that reminds your friends of you
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - I Put A Spell On You

AM

No. 7
David McCallum - The Edge

Junior Boys

first record you bought
Rush - 2112

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Blackbird

Leon Ware

your boozed up anthem
Marvin Gaye - After The Dance

J Rawls

5 favorite personal belongings

celly / sidekick / laptop / iPod / records

Richard Hawley

5 favorite cities

Sheffield, my home. I like lots of other ...

Erol Alkan

you fall asleep?
Al Green - Love And Happiness

Birdy Nam Nam

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Joy Division - Ice Age

Sons And Daughters

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Neutral Milk Hotel - Ghost

Kalabrese

first record you remember
The Doors

David Holmes

you wake up?
Radiohead

Alexandra Hope

you take a bubble bath?
John Fahey - Sligo River Blues

Meret Becker

the song to be played at your funeral

Viel Musik und Walter Schmiedinger soll die Grabrede ...

Modeselektor

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

Hannah Cohen

best Beatles song
«Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds»

Cazals

the song to be played at your funeral
Doc Watson - Sitting On Top Of The World

The Soulsavers

you wake up?
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Franz Nicolay

your sunday morning song
Pearl And The Beard - Voice In My Throat

Andy Gill

your boozed up anthem
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

Explosions In The Sky

you drive into the country?
Arvo Paert - Fratres

Sharon van Etten

you prepare for an important date?
She Keeps Bees - You Can Tell

Lopazz

you play a game of chess?

Ich spiele kein Schach!

Mugwump

you go to a club?
Mugwump - Boutade

Monday Michiru

you are love sick?
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue

Marit Bergman

favorite club?

«Spymlan»

Soul Clap

best soundtrack ever
«The Bodyguard»

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Tim Mälzer

first record you bought
Kiss - Alive!

Anja Schneider

your sunday morning song
Steve Bug - Loverboy

Rich Medina

a record you fell in love to
Keith Sweat - Make It Last Forever

Dollboy

you sit in the subway?
Mogwai - Devil Rides

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite drinks

Coffee / Coffee / Coffee / Coffee / Coffee

My Bee's Garden

your party anthem

Tame Impala's future album. And Kindness's ...

Ost & Kjex

you paint your apartment?
Motörhead - Eat The Rich

Whitehouse

first record you remember
Yoko Ono - Fly

Stephan Remmler

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elvis Presley - Don't

James Holden

the song to be played at your funeral
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Stefan Goldmann

you go to a club?
Laurent Garnier - Crispy Bacon

Camille

you come home from the club?
ABBA

Radio 4

your ultimate heartbreak song
Otis Redding - I've Been Loving You Too Long

Aaron Wright

perfect song to end a party with
Frank Sinatra - That's Life

The Ones

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough

Gossip

you meet your parents?
Black Flag - Nervous Breakdown

Treefight For Sunlight

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

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite personal belongings

slippers / telephone / guitar / car / iPod

Micah P. Hinson

record you were looking for the longest
The Smashing Pumpkins - Melancholy And The Infinite Sad...

Seether

No. 10
Sevendust - Animosity

Kevin Saunderson

favorite building?

The old train station. It’s classical.

Natalie Tusia Beridze

which person from the city you like the most?

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

Heavy

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Peek A Boo

Broken Social Scene

get these three pets:

a monkey / a cat / a raccoon

Yoav

first record you bought
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Pastor

you come home from the club?
Jimi Hendrix - Fire

Soft Rocks

you wake up?
New Age Steppers - Some Love

Motor City Drum Ensemble

first record you bought
The Awakening - Mirage

Vetiver

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

White Denim

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

Plum

what should one eat when in the city?

A picnic on Carlton Hill - has the best ...

Round Table Knights

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

Dego

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

Afrika Bambaataa

the song to be played at your funeral
Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Missing You

Chris Coco

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

The Diaphanoids

you come home from the club?
Craig Armstrong

Andreya Triana

your sunday morning song
Bob Marley - Is This Love

Million Stylez

favorite restaurant?

It’s an Indian restaurant nearby my studio ...

GusGus

you sit in a plane?
Gus Gus - Anthem

Dillon

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Death From Above 1979

Lloyd Cole

record you were looking for the longest
Nashville OST

Bronnt Industries Kapital

your party anthem
Goblin - Un Ragazzo D'Argento

Wally Badarou

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any song of the past, good or bad ...

Gilles Peterson

you wake up?
Yusef Lateef - Brother John

Angel Deradoorian

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - Twilight

Bloc Party

you go to a club?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Rich

Ben Watt

you make love?

None.

Race Horses

your party anthem
Hot Chip - Ready For The Floor

The Project Club

you smuggle diamonds?
Stephen Stills - Treetop Flyer

Hatcham Social

your sunday morning song
Buddy Holly - It Doesn't Matter Anymore

Morgan Geist

you relax on a beach?

I don’t go to the beach except ...

Telepopmusik

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

Terence Bernardo

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

Quiet Village

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Ability II - Pressure

Horace Andy

No. 5
Toots & The Maytals - 54-46 Was My Number

Al Kent

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

Sebastien Tellier

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Discovery

Brennan Green

you jog?

Never.

Yellowman

first record you remember
Rio Grandes - Soldier Take Over

Cage The Elephant

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Primus - My Name is Mud

Dennis Kane

best concert you ever attended
Talking Heads

Oneida

you feel like 1982?

I don’t feel like years.

Peter Broderick

your ultimate heartbreak song
A Silver Mt. Zion - Broken Chords Can Sing A Little

Everything Everything

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

The Bangles

you ride a bicycle?
Cat Stevens - Here Comes My Baby

Richard Norris

you meet your parents?
AC/DC - Touch Too Much

Rebelski

you go to a club?
The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)

David Pajo

take these three CDs/records with you:
Ryan Adams

Kool & The Gang

you are love sick?
Hardold Melvin & The Blue Notes - Yesterday I Had The B...

Chris Carrier

5 favorite personal tragedies

hair cut / orthography / Being stolen all my stuff ...

Padded Cell

you fall asleep?
The Orb - Okie Dokie It's The Orb

Cypress Hill

a song that reminds you of school
Zapp - More Bounce To The Ounce

The Jackets

perfect anthem for Zurich
TNT - Züri brännt

Erik Truffaz

you wake up?
Robert Wyatt - Comicopera

Audie Darling

which song fits the city the best?
Patsy Cline - Tennessee Waltz

Trusme

perfect anthem for London

These days anything Dub Step.

Molly Wagger

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

The Bees

you are love sick?
Nico - These Days

Empire Of The Sun

you sit in a plane?
Maroon 5 - Not Falling Apart

Dani Siciliano

a song that reminds you of school
Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

The Late Greats

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Daniel Johnston - Casper The Friendly Ghost

Jean-Michel Jarre

your sunday morning song
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem

Glass Candy

take these three CDs/records with you:
The Carpenters - Greatest Hits

Azari & III

you rob a bank?
John Barry - Theme From James Bond

Wooden Shjips

you drive a car late at night?
Suicide - Ghost Rider

Martin Rev

you prepare for an important date?
The Rolling Stones

Matthew Dear

your boozed up anthem
Depeche Mode - Everything Counts (Live)

US3

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

Vashti Bunyan

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Guardian / Los Angeles Times / Uncut

Jakob der Lügner

your ultimate heartbreak song
Trio - Sabine, Sabine, Sabine

Rod Thomas

the song to be played at your funeral
Richard Swift - Looking Back, I Should Have Been Home M...

Cosmin TRG

you sit in the subway?
Methadon 3000 - Din Sub

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

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

Trentemoller

you relax on a beach?
Sade

Chikinki

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal

Joan As Police Woman

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

Newton Faulkner

No. 5
They Might Be Giants - No!

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

your ultimate heartbreak song
Patsy Cline - She’s Got You

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Pavement - Slanted And Enchanted

Ronny & Renzo

you go to a club?
Rhythm Is Rhythm - Strings Of Life

Caron Wheeler

a record you fell in love to
Stevie Wonder - Hey Love

Tom Vek

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Björk - Hyperballad

Unconventional Science

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

Mark Archer

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Numbers

Pink Skull

your party anthem
Inner City - Good Life

Daddy-O

a record you fell in love to
Ohio Players - Heaven Must Be Like This

Good Shoes

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Too Busy Thinking About My Baby

Young Knives

best soundtrack ever
The Wicker Man

ESG

you play a game of chess?
Joe Tex - I Gotcha

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite personal belongings

Urei 1620 / Klipsch Speakers / Record collection / Yoga Mat ...

Beverley Knight

you make love?
Prince - If I Was Your Girlfriend

When Saints Go Machine

you feel like 1982?
The Smiths - What She Said

El-P

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

Bill Brewster

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Circus Maximus - Wind

James Pants

your party anthem
Bruce Haack - Party Machine

Daniel Wang

a record you fell in love to
Steven Hall - Boy With Some Grey In His Hair

Colder

No. 3
Coil - Teenage Lightning

Minotaur Shock

you take a bubble bath?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

Alan Oldham

No. 10
Not really influences, but I like:

Lydia Lunch

you drive a car late at night?
Morphine

Hot Chip

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Bob Dylan

Pearly Gates

a song that reminds you of school
The Shirelles - Soldier Boy

Rocko Schamoni

where do you kiss the last time (or where would you like to)?

Auf der Strasse, am Hafen, bei den grossen ...

Trevor Jackson

you are in a depressive mood?
Björk - Hyperballad

Whomadewho

you are on the tour bus?
Frank Zappa

Jay Jay Johanson

you wake up?
The Penguin Café Orchestra

Faust

you sit in a plane?

Die CDs, die ich am Gig zugesteckt bekomme ...

N.A.S.A.

you make love?
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin - Je t'aime... moi non p...

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite things that make you sexy

eyes / smile / wit / fit / legs

C. Gibbs

best video clip you ever saw
A Flock Of Seagulls - And I Ran

Kid Koala

you ride a bicycle?
Mark Ronson - The Bike Song

Dwele

a song that reminds you of school
The B52's - Love Shack

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite animals

tiger / lemur / flying bear / albino ape / Alan Price

A Mountain Of One

a record you fell in love to
Nick Drake - Riverman

Bomb The Bass

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Nobody Beats The Biz

Adonis

first record you remember
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown

White Hinterland

your ultimate heartbreak song
Gram Parsons - Hot Burrito #1

The Earlies

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Don't Let Me Down

Bit-tuner

start to learn these three things:

Segelboot fahren / Schnaps brennen / neue Gemüsearten z ...

Lhasa

best song by Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen - Waiting For The Miracle

Hacienda

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Wilco - Please Tell My Brother

Toby Tobias

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Prefab Sprout - Cars & Girls

Munk

you are in the sauna?

Ich saune nie.

Justus Köhncke

a record you fell in love to
Workshop - Talent

Leroy Burgess

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Burt Bacharach - And The People Were With Her

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you sit in the subway?

Den U-Bahnsong.

Wooden Birds

record you were looking for the longest
Galaxie 500 - Blue Thunder EP

Thieves Like Us

first record you bought
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill

Belle & Sebastian

you sit in the subway?

Not a song, more often a football or ...

Suzanne Vega

the song to be played at your funeral
Judy Collins - Priests

Trans Am

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk

Tal Weiss

a song that reminds you of school
Pixies - Hey

2raumwohnung

get these three TV channels by satellite:

Arte / Discovery Channel / Kinderkanal

Peter, Bjorn & John

you drive into the country?
Ariel Pink - Life in LA

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Sepultura - Ratamahatta

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite actors

Harvey Keitel / Sean Penn / Kate Blanchett (I would ...

Bill Adler

the song to be played at your funeral
Groucho Marx - Hello, I Must Be Going

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite movies

Long Goodbyes (Robert Altman) / Oedipus Rex (Pier Paolo ...

Jill Jones

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jeff Buckley - Lover, You Should've Come Over

Pyrolator

5 favorite records
Trentemoller - The Last Resort

Chromeo

a song that reminds you of school
Bell Biv Devoe - Poison

Memory Band

you are love sick?
Anne Briggs - Go Your Way

Bodies Of Water

a record you fell in love to
Hank Williams
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Issue 6

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

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Chromatics: Kill For Love

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

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Hannah Cohen

your party anthem
ESG - A South Bronx Story

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a song to seduce you
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Valery Gore

you take a bubble bath?
Tom Waits - Alice

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best concert you ever attended
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