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GusGus

was initially formed as a film and acting collective from Reykjavik but became mostly known for their electronic music and visually enhanced shows. The group recorded seven studio albums and one live album since their foundation in 1995, and has undergone several line-up changes.

Which song do you listen to when...
you go to a club?
Happy Mondays - Hallelujah (Paul Oakenfold Remix)

Siggi

Q-Burns - Anstract Message

Stefan

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

Siggi

Sonny Rollins

Stefan: Something from Sonny Rollins.

you make love?
PPPönk - Ultra Dance

Siggi

Gus Gus - Polydistortion

Stefan

you sit in a plane?
Gus Gus - Anthem

Siggi: It's on the soundtrack of «Pi».

Tschaikowsky

Stefan: Something from Tschaikowski.

you sit in the subway?

Siggi: There’s no subway in Reykjavik!

Stefan: There’s no subway in Reykjavik!

you wake up?
Des'ree - Kissing You

Siggi

Cal Tjader - Afro Blue

Stefan: Some Californian Jazz like Cal Tjader.

Questions answered by: Magnús Guðmundsson and Stephan Stephensen

N.A.S.A.

your ultimate heartbreak song
Berlin - Take My Breath Away

Irvine Welsh

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Starman

Meret Becker

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Yacht

No. 3
Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True

Howlin' Rain

you come home from the club?

Something off of the Blue Thumb record label.

Dollboy

you sit in a plane?

I’m a very nervous flyer. I need ...

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite park?

Considering that there are practically no parks, I ...

Riccio

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

All songs of the past and the future ...

2raumwohnung

start to learn these three things:

Spanisch / Surfen / Tauchen

My Morning Jacket

you prepare for an important date?
Outkast - Spread

Chrome Hoof

your guilty pleasure song

«Surfing 'tha Topaz». Little known Michael Douglas future ...

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite cities

Oslo / Montreal / Stockholm / Paris / Brighton

Jean-Michel Jarre

your ultimate heartbreak song
Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind

Ben Watt

you are in a depressive mood?
Mark Kozelek

Tal Weiss

your guilty pleasure song
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

Woolfy

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

Olafur Arnalds

first record you bought
2Pac - Greatest Hits

Sarah Jaffe

a record you fell in love to
Bon Iver - For Emma Forever Ago

Leo Zero

a song that reminds you of school
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Looking For T...

Midlake

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy

Coyote

you drive a car late at night?
Electric Light Orchestra

Telephones

you play ping-pong?
Mark Mothersbaugh - Ping Island

Little Jackie

you jog?
The Chemical Brothers

Colder

No. 6
Brian Eno - No One Receiving

Mungolian Jetset

you make love?
Imagination - Night Dubbing (LP)

Charles Webster

you go to a club?
Romanthony - Hold On

Phil Mison

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Soul Mekanik

you drive into the country?
Canned Heat - Going Up The Country

Sóley

first record you remember
Jesus Christ Superstar

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Fanfarlo

best concert you ever attended
The Mummies

Eagles Of Death Metal

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

Spinto Band

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Oh! You Pretty Things

Candi Staton

you stay in bed?
Candi Staton - He's No Farther Than A Thought Away

James Murphy

you wash your hair?
Chrome - Firebomb

Panico

No. 9
Moonshake - Dirty And Divine

Nils Frahm

you wake up?
Thelonious Monk - Himself

Shitdisco

you go to a club?
Prodigy - Everybody In The Place (Fairground Edit)

Mark E.

you meet your parents?

Smooth FM. They Love it, I love it.

Alva Noto

you prepare for an important date?
Madonna - Candy Shop

Al McKay

you prepare for an important date?

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

Ralphi Rosario

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Madonna - Bad Girl

Moving Units

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Hanson - MMMBop

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite authors

Louis de Dernieres / Joan Brady / Herbert Whone / Greg ...

The Emperor Machine

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

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite concert venues

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

Tim Sweeney

you feel like 1982?
The Human League - The Sound Of The Crowd

Peter Kruder

you paint your apartment?
The Primitive Painter - Levitation

Moonboots

No. 2
Carole King - Tapestry

Marissa Nadler

a record you fell in love to
Lucinda Williams

Chris Coco

you go to a club?
Joe Smooth - Promised Land

Zwicker

you sit in a plane?
Seelenluft - Manila

Chris & Cosey

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Radioactivity

Joan As Police Woman

you feel like 1972?
Al Green - Simply Beautiful

Karl Bartos

record you were looking for the longest

Gibt es nicht, heutzutage findet man im Internet ...

Renegade Soundwave

perfect anthem for London
Francis Monkman - The Long Good Friday Theme

Ray Mang

you take a bubble bath?
Gatto Fritto - Bursting The Bubble

Scout Niblett

first record you remember
Rod Stewart

Erol Alkan

you are on a football field?
The Stone Roses - This Is The One

Gilles Peterson

you fall asleep?
Sun Ra - Sleeping Beauty

The Morning Benders

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

Loane

first record you remember
Rare Bird - Somebody's Watching

Matthew Herbert

learn these three songs by heart:
«Little Donkey»

DJ Nature

your party anthem
DJ Nature - Everyone

Nicole Willis

a song that reminds your friends of you
Electric Six - Synthesizer

Ilya Santana

your guilty pleasure song
Modern Talking - Geronimo's Cadillac

Miss Platnum

you walk the cat walk?
Mystikal - Shake Ya Ass

Rod Thomas

a song that reminds you of school
The Cardigans - Sick And Tired

Georg Levin

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

Race Horses

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

Syd Matters

you cook?
The Palace Brothers - I Tried To Stay Healthy For You

In Flagranti

you are love sick?

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

Whitehouse

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You

John Klemmer

the song to be played at your funeral

I can’t remember very well. I think ...

Alexander Robotnick

you sit in a plane?
John Coltrane - My Favorite Things

Soft Rocks

you wake up?
New Age Steppers - Some Love

Pacifika

5 favorite books

Gabriel García Márquez: «Love In The ...

Round Table Knights

you meet your parents?
Snoop Dogg - My Medicine

Lone Wolf

record you were looking for the longest
Scott Walker - Scott 4

Kool Keith

perfect anthem for New York
Maze feat Frankie Beverly - Before I Let Go

Duke Special

perfect anthem for Belfast
Van Morrison - Coney Island

José James

you drive into the country?
The Beatles - She Came In Through The Bathroom Window

Ora Cogan

you paint your apartment?
Bill Monroe - I'm Working On A Building

DJ Hell

you destroy a hotel room?
Public Enemy - Don't Believe The Hype

Magic Mike

your boozed up anthem
DMX - Ruff Ryder Anthem

CALLmeKAT

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

The coffee cup this morning. I love my ...

Apache Beat

your party anthem
Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)

Rainer Trüby

best soundtrack ever
Johnny Pate - Shaft In Africa

Brian Jackson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Temptations - Runaway Child, Running Wild

Cortney Tidwell

No. 3
The Who - Live At Leeds

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

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

The Bees

you run naked through a cornfield?
Os Mutantes - Bat Macumba

Bettye Lavette

your ultimate heartbreak song
Donny Hathaway - Giving Up Is Hard To Do

Cypress Hill

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

Andreya Triana

your party anthem
Missy Elliot - Get Ur Freak On

M.A.N.D.Y.

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

Yellowman

your liberation anthem
Yellowman - Zungguzungguguzungguzeng

The Soulsavers

you go fishing?
Boards Of Canada - Geogaddi

ESG

you go fishing?
Queen - Another One Bites The Dust

Jesse Lenat

you feel like 1972?
Jackson Browne - Doctor My Eyes

Kissogram

you prepare for an important date?
The Lil’ Fighters - Non-Stop Love

Brothers Of End

you are in the sauna?
22-Pistepirkko - Birdy

Cosmin TRG

take these three books along:

Daniel Defoe: «Robinson Crusoe» / Michel Houellebecq: «The Possibility ...

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite building?

Stadsbiblioteket (the city library)

Bill Adler

first record you remember
Irving Berlin - The Girl That I Marry

White Hinterland

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Tune-Yards - Hatari

Nick Chacona

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Jawbreaker - Ache

Vetiver

first record you remember
Popeye: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Joakim

you cook?
Talking Heads - More Songs About Buildings And Food

Ewan Pearson

your party anthem
Womack & Womack - Teardrops

Lhasa

your sunday morning song
Franz Schubert - The Hungarian Melody

When Saints Go Machine

you sit in the subway?
Colin Stetson - Fear Of The Unknown And The Blazing Sun

Kurt Maloo

first record you remember
Glenn Miller - In The Mood

Max Tundra

your boozed up anthem
The Old Signs - Seaside Postcard

Jazzanova

you feel like 1982?
Magnificent Three & Fearless Master - Crush

Barbara Carlotti

perfect anthem for Paris
John Cale - Paris 1919

Trentemoller

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

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
Lambchop - Up With People

Hatcham Social

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beach Boys - Here Today

Lydia Lunch

you paint your apartment?
Facemob

Gossip

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

Clare & The Reasons

you make love?

I’m a virgin.

Beppe Loda

you cook?
Arthur Brown - Fire

The Phantom Band

best concert you ever attended
Tom Waits

Turzi

a song that reminds you of school
Noir Désir

Mystery Jets

you prepare for an important date?
Madonna - Like A Prayer

Bodies Of Water

your boozed up anthem
The Ramones - Chainsaw

Thievery Corporation

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

Van She

5 favorite drinks

red wine / Coffee / Banana Smoothie / Chai / Rave Juice ...

Luke Solomon

you run naked through a cornfield?
Led Zeppelin - Dazed And Confused

Alan Oldham

No. 2
«Mister X»

Hannah Cohen

your sunday morning song
Anything by Marcos Valle

Adonis

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

Invisible Conga People

you wake up?
Fishmans - Long Season

Shakespeares Sister

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Anything by The Spice Girls/Pop Idol etc.

Headless Heroes

you jog?
George Kranz - Din Daa Daa

Kinski

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Guided By Voices - Universal Truths And Cycles (LP)

Cazals

a song that reminds you of school
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away

The Late Greats

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite human inventions

cell phone / E-Mail / CDs / bar codes / masking tape

Rich Medina

you prepare for an important date?

I’m common law married, so I don ...

Au Revoir Simone

you take a bubble bath?
America - You Can Do Magic

Prince Language

you are love sick?
Chris Rea - Josephine

Still Going

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Rolling Stones - Love In Vain

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite cities

Unzählbar.

No Age

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Syd Barrett - Milky Way

Gravenhurst

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

Bing Ji Ling

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Something

Radio 4

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

Hot Chip

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Bob Dylan

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

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

Efterklang

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

Blow Monkeys

a record you fell in love to
Laughing Clowns - Theme From Mad Flies, Mad Flies

Coldplay

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

Leroy Burgess

first record you remember
Johnny Mathis

Bill Callahan

your ultimate heartbreak song
Randy Newman - I Think It's Going To Rain Today

Bit-tuner

take these three CDs/records with you:
Sonic Youth - Experimental Jet Set, Trash And No Star

Morton Valence

you sit in a plane?
Buddy Holly

Kelli Ali

you are in a depressive mood?
Nico - Janitor Of Lunacy

Division Of Laura Lee

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Kevin Rowland - You'll Never Walk Alone

Penguin Prison

your sunday morning song
Ray Charles - That Lucky Ol' Sun

Mark Richardson

you make love?
Al Green - Belle

Marit Bergman

where was your first flat?

A basement that I shared with my best ...

Caron Wheeler

the song to be played at your funeral
Chaka Khan & Bruce Hornsby - Love Me Still

Omar

a song that reminds you of school
Madness - Baggy Trousers

David Pajo

take these three CDs/records with you:
Ryan Adams

Shine 2009

you are at the hairdresser?
Marlena Shaw - California Soul

Lotte Kestner

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Idaho - To Be The One

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite records
The Stranglers - The Raven

Apiento

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I live in Dalston which is pretty raw ...

Matthew Dear

best video clip you ever saw
Herbie Hancock - Rockit

Frank Black

take these three games along:

a deck of cards – a thousand games in ...

The Miserable Rich

you drive a car late at night?
Toto - Africa

Living Things

you sit in the subway?
2Pac

Slove

you are window shopping?
Scratch Massive - Take Me There (feat. Jimmy Somerville...

Treefight For Sunlight

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Howe Gelb

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Comes With A Smile / Bomb / Tracks

Final Fantasy

first record you remember
Billy Idol - Vital Idol

Telepopmusik

perfect anthem for Paris
Chet Baker

Gary Numan

the song to be played at your funeral

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

Lucky Luke

your boozed up anthem
Neil Young - Barstool Blues

Jesh

No. 3
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde

Terry Lynn

what should one eat when in the city?

Steamed Fish with fried dumplings.

Captain Sensible

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Soft Machine

Like A Stuntman

you walk through a dark forest?
Katy Perry - California Girls

Lail Arad

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

Ilija Rudman

record you were looking for the longest
Simon Harris - Love Brake

Senor Coconut

you fall asleep?
Haruomi Hosono - Omni Sight Seeing

Chris Carrier

5 favorite cartoon characters

Fat Freddy’s Cat / Catwash / Jerry / Pif / Minnie ...

Sondre Lerche

you relax on a beach?
Steely Dan - Black Cow

Morningwood

best video clip you ever saw
ZZ Top - Legs

Port O'Brien

record you were looking for the longest
Neil Young - Time Fades Away

George Duke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

The only music that makes me depressed is ...

Studio

you are love sick?
Dennis Wilson - Lady

Jimi Jamison

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite sports team?

The national handball team.

Michael Reinboth

you run naked through a cornfield?
Paul Hardcastle - 19

Bush Tetras

a song that inspires you
Manu Chao - Proxima Estacion Esperanza

Charlotte Hatherley

you play a game of chess?
The Cardiacs - The Duck And Roger The Horse

Mélissa Laveaux

a song that reminds you of school
Tracy Chapman - 3000 Miles

Anja Schneider

record you were looking for the longest
Romanthony - The Wanderer

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite cartoon characters

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

Alela Diane

your sunday morning song
Paul Simon - Duncan

Skull Defekts

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Wire / National Geographic / The New York Times

Everything Everything

you relax on a beach?
Uncouth Koala - Little Englander (Big Mouth)

Comanechi

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

Hannah Scott

first record you remember
Oklahoma Soundtrack

Justine D

5 favorite restaurants

«Soba-Ya» in Manhattan / «Blue Ribbon Wine Bar» in ...

Little Dragon

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

Beautiful Swimmers

you wake up?
Indo G & Lil Blunt - Let's Get Fucked Up

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you feel like 1982?
Tones On Tail - When You're Smiling

Chuck D

you make love?

60’s music.

Wolfmother

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

Yoav

record you were looking for the longest
Portishead - Sour Times

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico

Young Knives

take these three DVDs along:

«The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser» by Werner Herzog ...

Kalabrese

a song you wish you'd written yourself

Keinen. Auch wenn ich Millionen damit verdient h ...

Wooden Birds

your party anthem
The Hidden Cameras

Pastor

perfect anthem for Berlin
Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)

Architecture In Helsinki

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

Yuck

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

King Britt

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Art Of Noise - Beat Box

Droog

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Perry Botkin Jr. & Barry De Vorzon - Nadia's Theme (The...

Sebastien Tellier

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Back In The USSR

Gemma Ray

5 favorite personal tragedies

getting out of bed / making music / being sick ...

Peanut Butter Wolf

first record you bought
The Sylvers - Boogie Fever

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you sit in the subway?
When Saints Go Machine - Fail Forever (dOP Remix)

Pyrolator

you are love sick?
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Change Partners

Justice

5 favorite records
The League Unlimited Orchestra - Love And Dancing

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Igor Stravinsky - The Rite Of Spring

Lexx

you go to a club?
The Congos - Congo Man

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite movies

Seven / Lord Of The Rings / Pulp Fiction / Spirited ...

Trevor Jackson

you sit in the subway?
Monolake - Ice

Mark Archer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Derrick May

Ricardo Villalobos

a song that reminds your friends of you
Romanthony - The Wanderer

New Young Pony Club

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I'm not so much with the spooky ...

Morpheus

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tim Hardin - It'll Never Happen Again

Luca C & Brigante

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Baxter Dury - Happy Soup

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Talking Heads - Remain In Light

Neon Heights

you drive a car late at night?
The Black Crowes - Hard To Handle

Brennan Green

you sit in a plane?

If I’m on a plane, I’m ...

Glimpse

5 favorite records
Chris Isaak - Wicked Game

Polly Scattergood

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

Monday Michiru

you come home from the club?

I need to let my ears rest and ...

Ratatat

first record you bought
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - He's The DJ, I'm The...

James Pants

the song to be played at your funeral
The sound of seals

Richard Hawley

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

Casual

perfect anthem for New York
Ed OG - The Big Business

Broken Social Scene

take these three CDs/records with you:
Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us...

Large Professor

5 favorite rhymes
Main Source - Live At The Barbecue

White Denim

best concert you ever attended
Mouse On Mars

Alex Smoke

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

Bill Brewster

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

Shawn Lee

the song to be played at your funeral
The Free Design - Love Does Not Die

Anna Kashfi

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

S: Sad songs don’t make me depressed ...

Kasper Bjorke

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

Thieves Like Us

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I don’t have an iPod.

Memory Band

you are in a depressive mood?
Sandy Denny - By The Time It Gets Dark

Erik Truffaz

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

Million Stylez

favorite street?

Malmvägen (Sollentuna)

Drugstore

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Justus Köhncke

perfect anthem for Cologne
Bläck Fööss - In Unserem Veedel

Jay Jay Johanson

you drive a car late at night?
Chet Baker

The Hidden Cameras

a song you would send over the ocean
Nana Mouskouri - Guten Morgen Sonnenschein

Sam Amidon

5 favorite records
Bessie Jones - Put Your Hand on Your Hip And Let Your B...

Dillon

you meet your parents?
Joy Division

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you run from the cops?
Falco - Auf der Flucht

Headman

a song that reminds you of school
Sex Pistols

Nicky Siano

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Laura Nyro - Poverty Train

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Bishop Allen

Kid Koala

you wake up?
Kid Koala - Music For Morning People

Karl Culley

best concert you ever attended
Elliott Smith

Lindstrom

a song that reminds you of school
Twisted Sister - I Wanna Rock

Micah P. Hinson

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

The Loose Salute

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall

Bobbito Garcia

you sit in a plane?

Headphones sound shitty on planes, too noisy and ...

Tridact

you camp in the desert?
Psyance - The Answer

Raul Midon

5 favorite things about New York

the lower eastside / 88 Orchard Street (an urban ...

Luke Haines

5 favorite personal belongings

dark glasses / guide dog / white stick / Braille Bible ...

Franz Nicolay

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Duckmandu - Holiday In Cambodia

Sibrydion

a song you wish you'd written yourself
You'll Never Walk Alone; My Way

Air

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Hey Bulldog

David Holmes

you sit in a plane?
Roy Montgomery - Temple V (LP)

Heavy

you cook?
Roy Ayers - You Send Me

Social Disco Club

No. 7
Simon Baker - Plastik (Todd Terje Türkatech Mix)

Oyvind Morken

your ultimate heartbreak song

I'm like the T-1000, I don`t ...

Electric 6

you fall asleep?
Acid Mother's Temple - La Novia

Editors

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

Fol Chen

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

Malachai

you drive a car late at night?
The Mills Brothers

The Juan MacLean


Top 10 all-time favorite records

Higamos Hogamos

you wake up?
Devo - Uncontrollable Urge

Angel Deradoorian

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

Jacques Renault

No. 1
Syd Barrett - If It’s In You

Mouse On Mars

learn these three songs by heart:

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

Cosmo

5 favorite moments in time

Giving birth – believe it or not / My wedding ...

Rebelski

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Beatles - Help!

Tiga

first record you remember
Hank Williams Jr. - Hey Good Lookin

Zambri

you drive a car late at night?
Bear In Heaven - You Do You

Alter Ego

your party anthem
Chic - Dance Dance Dance

Birdy Nam Nam

you make love?
Grace Jones

Emma Tricca

first record you remember
Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin'

Defari

the song to be played at your funeral
Curtis Mayfield - The Makings Of You

Xiu Xiu

get these three pets:

a pig / an elephant / a manatee

A Guy Called Gerald

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang

Jill Jones

you shop for shoes?
Me'Shell Ndegeocello - The Sloganeer: Paradise

Mr Scruff

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Masters At Work - I Can’t Get No Sleep

The Project Club

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Jean Luc Ponty - Computer Incantations For World Peace

Good Shoes

you ride a bicycle?
The Long Blondes - Giddy Stratospheres

Mechanical Bride

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Björk - Declare Independance

The Jackets

a song you wish you'd written yourself
AC/DC - Ride On

Bebel Gilberto

best concert you ever attended
Lenny Kravitz

Simple Kid

you take a bubble bath?

I usually listen to my own mixes in ...

Chelonis R. Jones

best video clip you ever saw
David Bowie - Space Oddity

Junior Boys

first record you bought
Rush - 2112

Ame

you run naked through a cornfield?
Crosby Still Nash & Young - Marrakesh Express

The Ones

best concert you ever attended
James Brown

Datarock

you are on a football field?
Kaptein Kaliber - Jeg Kjoper Middag

Art Brut

the song to be played at your funeral
Alan Silvestri - Back To The Future

Matmos

you are love sick?
Cat Power - Metal Heart

Travis

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

Trusme

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Odawas

best concert you ever attended
Deaf Center

Fujiya & Miyagi

best concert you ever attended
My Bloody Valentine

Max Romeo

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sam Cooke - Only Sixteen

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Shellac - At Action Park

The Chap

5 favorite personal victories

Recovering from diarrhea and dehydration to rock the ...

Pearly Gates

your party anthem
Kool & The Gang - Celebration

Stefan Goldmann

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Xenakis

Dynamite Deluxe

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come

Papst & Abstinenzler

you had enough of this world?
Johnny Cash - Redemption Day

GusGus

you wake up?
Cal Tjader - Afro Blue

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song that reminds you of school
AC/DC - Thunderstruck

David Rodigan

No. 2
Alton Ellis - Rock Steady

Annie

you ride a bicycle?
Maurice Fulton - My Gigolo (Chicken Lips Remix)

Molly Wagger

5 favorite cities

Salvador / Barcelona / Edinburgh / Comrie / Greenock

Horse Meat Disco

take these three games along:

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

The Revenge

a song that reminds your friends of you
Dennis Waterman - I Could Be So Good For You

Gwyneth Herbert

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Going Underground

C. Gibbs

first record you bought
Prince - Little Red Corvette

DJ Cherrystones

you are in a depressive mood?
Jackson C Frank

Al Kent

record you were looking for the longest
Curtis - How Can I Tell Her

Ed Harcourt

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

First Aid Kit

you sit in a plane?
Bright Eyes - At The Bottom Of Everything

Pink Skull

record you were looking for the longest
Soho - Hot Music

Tom Vek

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Soul Coughing - Sleepless

Wooden Shjips

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

Chromatics

first record you remember
Kitaro - Oasis

Architeq

you destroy a hotel room?
Giuseppe De Luca - Rito A Los Angeles

Kaos

you are love sick?
Shocking Blue - Daemon Lover

DJ Kent

you make love?
Sylvia - Pillow Talk

Nedry

best concert you ever attended

Festival: Day 1 Rock Werchter 2003 with Bj ...

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Pearl Jam - Ten

Kevin Saunderson

best day of the week in the city?

Sundays. Because all my sports are on, all ...

Max Essa

you sit in a plane?
Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man

Devendra Banhart

you sit in a plane?
Antony & The Johnsons

The Diaphanoids

you ride a bicycle?
Steve Reich

Kon & Amir

you are stoned?
Redman - How To Roll A Blunt

Windsurf

perfect anthem for San Francisco
Leon Ware - Why I Came To California

Wally Badarou

your ultimate heartbreak song
Stevie Wonder - You And I

Afrika Bambaataa

a record you fell in love to
The Fifth Dimension - Stoned Soul Picnic

Dan Michaelson

the song to be played at your funeral
Lou Reed - Goodnight Ladies

Baikonour

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

Brasstronaut

you sit in a plane?
Sigur Ros - Myrkur (Von Remix Version)

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Supergrass - I Should Coco

AM

No. 1
Arthur Verocai - Arthur Verocai

Black Angels

a record you fell in love to
The Doors - The Doors

Holy Ghost!

you want to disturb your neighbours?

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

Oneida

you make love?

I don’t like a soundtrack to sex.

Dennis Kane

you prepare a candle light dinner?

I cook a lot. Often I'll listen ...

Holger Czukay

you sit in a plane?

Konzentriere mich da aufs Kurshalten.

Wolf People

first record you remember
Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters

Theo Parrish

you jog?
Mobb Deep

Love Inks

record you were looking for the longest
Love - Forever Changes

The Priscillas

take these three books along:

K: Qu’ran / John Kennedy Toole: «A Confederacy ...

Bjorn Torske

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Residents - Satisfaction

Tindersticks

a song that reminds your friends of you

I don't know, you'd have to ...

Dave Clarke

you wake up?
The Black Angels

Whirlwind Heat

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Stephan Remmler

the song to be played at your funeral
Stephan Remmler - Alles hat ein Ende nur die Wurst hat ...

Kinky

you destroy a hotel room?
Revolting Cocks - Gila Copter

El-P

first record you bought
John Williams - The Star Wars Theme Tune

The Good Natured

start to learn these three things:

How to knit (well) / how to complete a ...

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite cities

Berlin / Kreuzberg / Friedrichshain / Prenzlauerberg / San Francisco

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
My Morning Jacket - At Dawn

Rocko Schamoni

which song fits the city the best?
Lassie Singers - Hamburg

Minus 8

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Marvin Gaye - Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)

Daniel Wang

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

Quiet Village

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Belle & Sebastian

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The theme from Scooby Doo

Marc Romboy

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computer World

Aaron Wright

best concert you ever attended
John Prine

James Yorkston

a song you wish you'd written yourself

The Channel Four theme tune. Nice royalties, I ...

Anni Rossi

5 favorite human inventions

Tetris / Microplane (cheese grater) / spandex / playing cards / shoes

Emmy The Great

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t get depressed by depressing music ...

Anne Clark

5 favorite books

JG Ballard: «High Rise» / JG Ballard: «Concrete Island ...

Circlesquare

you fall asleep?
Brian Eno - Spider And I

Saint Etienne

you ride a bicycle?
Vince Guaraldi Trio - Linus And Lucy

Doe Paoro

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

Mavis Staples

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

DJ Nu-Mark

your boozed up anthem
M.O.P. - Ante Up

Kool & The Gang

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

Defend Moscow

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

Jakob der Lügner

you relax on a beach?
Hole - Jennifer's Body

Pepe Bradock

you destroy a hotel room?
The O'Jays - I Love Music

Tiago

you sit in a plane?
John Lee Hooker - One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

Tim Mälzer

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

ein gutes Technikmagazin / Matador / Gala

KT Tunstall

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carole King - It's Too Late

Bloc Party

you prepare for an important date?
Small Faces - Tin Soldier

Empire Of The Sun

you relax on a beach?
Neil Young - Southern Man

Jackpot

you walk in the rain?

I don't walk in the rain and ...

Tanya Stephens

you remember the good old days?
Tiger - No Wanga Gut

Seether

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

Melanie C

5 favorite cartoon characters

Cartman / Bugs Bunny / Forghorn Leghorn / Nemo / Bart Simpson

Chateau Flight

your party anthem
Franck Timm

Kathy Zimmer

the song to be played at your funeral
Franz Schubert - Du Bist Die Ruhe

Seelenluft

a song that inspires you
Johnny Cash - Solitary Man

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you need to get work done?
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore - Maximum Black

Plum

best movie that takes place in the city?

Trainspotting

These New Puritans

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Björk - Vespertine

Mugwump

you sit in the subway?
B12

Paul Frick

you prepare a candle light dinner?
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Beverley Knight

you sit in the subway?
Amy Winehouse - Back To Black (LP)

Gnod

first record you bought
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill

Azari & III

No. 7
Pal Joey - Hot Music

John Daly

take these three games along:

I don’t care much for games.

Munk

you prepare for an important date?
Böhse Onkelz

Hugh Herrera

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

Glen Johnson

record you were looking for the longest
Felt - Mexican Bandits

Heidi Happy

you are love sick?
Feist - So Sorry

Sven Väth

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York

Simone White

a record you fell in love to
Massive Attack - Teardrop

Sandro Perri

you prepare for an important date?
Thin Lizzy - Dancing In The Moonlight

DJ Touché


Top 10 Video Nasties that are worth seeing

Julia Franck

take these three DVDs along:

oh, DVDs kämen auf eine einsame Insel ...

James Holden

a song that reminds you of school

We had a tape of the Paul Oakenfoald ...

Zohra

you meet your parents?
Boney M.

Explosions In The Sky

you make love?

Too personal, sorry!

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica

Whomadewho

you drive a car late at night?
Chris Isaak - Wicked Game

Cornelius

you play a game of chess?
Television Personalities - Games For Boys

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song that reminds your friends of you

Das werde ich sie bei Gelegenheit mal fragen.

DJ Vadim

perfect anthem for New York
Gang Starr - Full Clip

Peter, Bjorn & John

you make love?
Boards Of Canada

Ian Pooley

you are in a depressive mood?
The Verve - Gravity Grave

Bottin

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Rydeen

Caribou

perfect anthem for London
Zed Bias - Neighbourhood

Fiona Daniel

you drive into the country?
PJ Harvey - White Chalk

Todd Terje

the song to be played at your funeral
Arbeid Adelt - Death Disco

Grizzly Bear

you cook?
Nina Simone

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite magazines

Ich lese nur die japanische McDonalds Fachzeitschrift.

Jimmy Edgar

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mary J. Blige - Your Child

Lucky Soul

you cook?
Toots & The Maytals - Pressure Drop

Heidi

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jane's Addiction

Psychic Ills

you paint your apartment?
Vangelis - The Dragon

Marius Circus

your ultimate heartbreak song

At the times I've been there (which ...

The Fray

best place to get stoned?

Under the bridge of the intersection at Interstate ...

Michael Mayer

your sunday morning song
Richard Harris - MacArthur Park

Kris Menace

you jog?
The Bravery - An Honest Mistake

Andy Gill

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Fame

Swahili Blonde

you run naked through a cornfield?
Captain Beefheart - Clear Spot

Smudo

you wake up?
Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces

A Touch Of Class

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Alan Parsons Project - Lucifer

Barn Owl

you ride a bicycle?
Spectrum - Touch The Stars

VV Brown

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name

Gary Lucas

first record you remember
Thurston Harris - Little Bitty Pretty One

Rumer

a song that reminds your friends of you
Judy Garland - Over The Rainbow

Morgan Geist

you wake up?

Silence.

Linda Lewis

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Isn’t She Lovely; Stevie Wonder - Happy...

Parlour

the song to be played at your funeral
Hot Chocolate - Heaven Is In The Back Seat Of My Cadill...

Ronny & Renzo

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Frontline Assembly - Ausgang Zum Himmel

Chromeo

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yesterday

My Bee's Garden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake - River Man

Bomb The Bass

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

!!!

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Sonic Youth - The Wonder

Tony Carrasco

best concert you ever attended

Prince’s seven day concerts in Milan Italy ...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song that reminds you of school
Squire - September Gurls

Padded Cell

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Moondog - The Viking of Sixth Avenue

Wordsworth

a record you fell in love to
R. Kelly - 12 Play (LP)

The Golden Filter

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Fever Ray - If I Had A Heart

Wall-E

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

Mirror Mirror

you are love sick?
Lindstrøm & Christabelle - Lovesick

Daddy-O

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

Peter Broderick

first record you bought
Rancid - Rancid

Lopazz

you are on a football field?

Der Ball ist rund. Das Spiel dauert 90 ...

Dennis Bovell

you make breakfast?
Ne-Yo - Miss Independent

Dominique Leone

take these three DVDs along:

«Fanny & Alexander» by Ingmar Bergman / «Manhattan» by Woody ...

Minotaur Shock

you jog?
Phoenix - It's Never Been Like That

Lovefingers

you drive a car late at night?
Roach Motel - Wild Luv

Valery Gore

you go to a club?
Lee Fields - Ladies

DJ Mehdi

you sit in the subway?
Maurice Fulton

Prefuse 73

a song that reminds your friends of you

Probably something I made over the years.

Motor City Drum Ensemble

your party anthem
Loose Joints - Is It All Over My Face?

Johnossi

favorite sports team?

J&O: Djurgarden (soccer team)

Dinky

5 favorite TV shows

I dont watch TV. I haven’t owned ...

Orishas

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Maybe hiphop. Or some aggresive rock music.

Newton Faulkner

a song that reminds your friends of you
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - I'm Straight

Dego

you wake up?
Underground Resistance - The Final Frontier

Sandi Thom

a record you fell in love to
Joe Bonamassa - You And Me

Camille

you sit in a plane?

Some easy elevator music. Something they actually play ...

Funkmasters

first record you bought
The Crusaders - Put It Where You Want It

Trans Am

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Flipper

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite human inventions

Schlummertaste / Gaspedal / Vibrationsalarm / Internet / Sonnenbrille

A Mountain Of One

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

Robin Saville

you are love sick?
Isan - Dilly

Dwele

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pharcyde - Passin' Me By

Alexandra Hope

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Otis Redding - That's How Strong My Love Is

Dollskabeat

5 favorite books

Anthony Burgess: «A Clockwork Orange» / William Shakespeare: «Romeo ...

Jonathan Wilson

your guilty pleasure song
John Coltrane - Pt1, Acknowledgement

Hacienda

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sam Cooke - Lost And Lookin'

Erobique

a record you fell in love to
Dusty Springfield - A Brand New Me

John Foxx

a song that reminds your friends of you
George Formby - Leaning On A Lamp Post At The Corner Of...

Kissey Asplund

best concert you ever attended
Raphael Saadiq

Ingrid Olava

favorite sound in the city?

The seagulls around the islands when it’s ...

Fingerpicked

No. 10
Johnny Harris - Footprints On The Moon (Warner, 1969)

Osborne

you are love sick?
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

US3

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Martha

Future Beat Alliance

a song that reminds you of school
Demon Boyz

Fabrizio Mammarella

the song to be played at your funeral
New York Citi Peech Boys - Life Is Something Special

Chikinki

record you were looking for the longest
White Noise - An Electric Storm

The Earlies

the song to be played at your funeral
Kermit The Frog - Rainbow Connection

Kathryn Williams

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

Ian Hart

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

Steve Mason

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Stand And Deliver

Woodpigeon

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Electrelane - To The East

Tahiti 80

you prepare for an important date?
Tahiti 80 - Big Day

Unconventional Science

record you were looking for the longest
Can - Ege Bamyasi

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite instruments

ukulele / acoustic guitar - especially in Nashville tuning / violin ...

Bosque Brown

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Boots Of Spanish Leather

Ashley Beedle

you sit in the subway?
Warriors Soundtrack

Manuel Tur

perfect anthem for Essen
Bat For Lashes - The Big Sleep

The Shortwave Set

first record you bought
Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen

Leon Ware

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Hey Jude

Ada

take these three games along:

Backgammon / Karten / Monopoly

Stratus

first record you bought
Art Of Noise - Beat Box

Tha 4orce

you meet your parents?
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Parents Just Don't U...

Magic Arm

you meet your parents?
Phil Collins - No Jacket Required

Jacob Golden

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Subterranean Homesick Blues

Mooner

No. 2
Clara Mondshine - Memorymetropilos

Horace Andy

you prepare a candle light dinner?

I can’t tell cause I can’t ...

Sharon van Etten

you go to a club?
Lonelady

David Morales

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

The Bangles

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Metallica - Black Album

Howling Bells

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Etta James - At Last

Our Broken Garden

you wake up?

The bird song outside my window.

Metronomy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You

Dani Siciliano

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

Terence Bernardo

the perfect anthem for Edmonton
The White Stripes - In The Cold, Cold Night

Soul Clap

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computer World

Fan Death

best concert you ever attended
Late Of The Pier

Interpol

you make love?
Liars - Protection

Boozoo Bajou

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Wichita Lineman

Bob Power

your liberation anthem
Sly & The Family Stone - Stand

Mugison

5 favorite English words

dream / imagine / darkness / buddy / love

Glass Candy

a song that reminds your friends of you
Daft Punk - Harder Better Faster Stronger

Kid Loco

you cook?
The Beach Boys - Vegetables

Audie Darling

favorite sound in the city?

Crickets. And on that note, fireflies don’t ...

Suzanne Vega

your ultimate heartbreak song
Hall & Oates - Good Night & Good Morning

Lisbee Stainton

best concert you ever attended
Annie Lennox

J Rawls

best Marley Marl track
Craig G - Droppin’ Science

Pilooski

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

Cajun Dance Party

your ultimate heartbreak song
Spiritualized - Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In...

Faust

you sit in a plane?

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

Cosmo Vitelli

a song that reminds you of school
Beastie Boys - No Sleep Till Brooklyn

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite instruments

Guitar / Bass / Drums / Piano / Amplification

Constance Amiot

your ultimate heartbreak song
Nine Inch Nails - Hurt

Richard Norris

5 favorite records
Lee Dorsey - Ya Ya

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you pretend to be married?

Then I put on a song made by ...

Boom Bip

you are love sick?
Chet Baker - I've Never Been In Love Before

Ost & Kjex

you sit in the subway?
Monolake - Infinite Snow
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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

your party anthem
ESG - A South Bronx Story

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Doe Paoro

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

+more

Valery Gore

you are love sick?
Blonde Redhead - My Impure Hair

+more

Sarah Jaffe

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

+more