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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

Pastor

best concert you ever attended
Daft Punk

Luke Solomon

5 favorite remixes
LCD Soundsystem - Get Innocuos (Soulwax Remix)

Sibrydion

your boozed up anthem
Underworld - Rez

White Denim

a record you fell in love to
Radiohead - OK Computer

Peter Kruder

you rob a bank?
The Clash - Bankrobber

Anni Rossi

5 favorite cities

Gothenburg / Los Angeles / New Orleans / Vancouver B.C ...

Chromeo

No. 6
Lillo Thomas - (You’re A) Good Girl

Steve Mason

best concert you ever attended
The Stone Roses

Mugison

5 favorite animals

Humans / Monkeys – used to have one when I ...

White Hinterland

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Radiohead - Nude

Phenomenal Handclap Band

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears - Toxic

Trentemoller

you ride a bicycle?
The Raveonettes - Pretty In Black

Brian Jackson

the song to be played at your funeral
Donny Hathaway - Someday We'll All Be Free

Bush Tetras

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Lennon - Imagine

Lotte Kestner

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Interpol - Untitled

Motor City Drum Ensemble

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

Newton Faulkner

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - I'm Still Here

Social Disco Club

No. 10
Mirror People - Echo Life (Social Disco Club Remix)

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds your friends of you
Cybotron - Clear

Chris Coco

you ride a bicycle?
Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite magazines

Plan B / Stool Pigeon / The Idler / Viz / Private ...

Hacienda

best concert you ever attended
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song that reminds you of school
Frank Sinatra - Ebb Tide

Kasper Bjorke

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Model

Erik Truffaz

you go to a club?
Amy Winehouse

Blow Monkeys

your party anthem
Parliament - Flashlight

Ruede Hagelstein

you meet your parents?
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze

Shawn Lee

a record you fell in love to
Eg White

Ame

you destroy a hotel room?
Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music

Marit Bergman

favorite street corner?

Tegnergatan/Drottninggatan

Todd Terje

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

Gwyneth Herbert

you take a bubble bath?
Joseph Marie Canteloube - Bailero from Chants d'Auvergn...

Seether

you sit in a plane?
Failure - Saturday Saviour

Osborne

your boozed up anthem
Supertramp - Breakfast In America

Circlesquare

you drive a car late at night?
Exocet - Demon Seed

Mr Scruff

you wake up?
Joyce Williams - The First Thing I Do In The Morning

Andreya Triana

a song that reminds your friends of you
Dr. Dre - Forgot About Dre

Mario Basanov & Vidis

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

Meret Becker

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Townes Van Zandt - Waiting Around To Die

Moving Units

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dr. Dre - 2001

José James

you feel like 1982?
Flying Lotus - 1983

Zwicker

you come home from the club?
Flying Lotus - Tea Leaf Dancers

Brasstronaut

you sit by a camp fire?
Townes Van Zandt - Snake Mountain Blues

Dominique Leone

invite these three persons for a weekend:

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

Belle & Sebastian

you drive a car late at night?
Spanky Wilson - You

Windsurf

you feel bitchy?
N.W.A.

VV Brown

you go to a club?
Beyoncé - Freakum Dress

Horse Meat Disco

take these three tools with you:

a hammer / a saw / a harpoon... self explanitary ...

Apiento

you sit in a plane?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

Tanya Stephens

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

Datarock

you make love?

I’ll let her pick something...

Devendra Banhart

you sit in a plane?
Antony & The Johnsons

DJ Hell

you meet your parents?
Ricky Shayne - Mamy Blue

Rebelski

perfect anthem for Manchester
New Order - Regret

Turzi

your party anthem
The Maxx - Techno Time

Max Romeo

you are in a depressive mood?
Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time

James Pants

a song that reminds your friends of you
Shocking Blue - Love Buzz

Kevin Saunderson

favorite place to shag?

In my studio in Detroit.

Bill Brewster

a song that reminds your friends of you
Thompson Twins - Love On Your Side

David Rodigan

No. 14
Dennis Brown - Here I Come

Neon Heights

you go to a club?
Rodney Franklin - God Bless The Blues

Zohra

you go to a club?
LCD Soundsystem - Get Innocuous (Soulwax Remix)

Cosmin TRG

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Andy Stott - We Stay Together

Defend Moscow

a song to seduce you
U2 - If You Wear That Velvet Dress

Pilooski

your boozed up anthem
Green Velvet - Shake & Pop

Jesse Lenat

you feel like 1972?
Jackson Browne - Doctor My Eyes

Magic Arm

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Ronettes - Do I Love You?

Chromatics

a song that reminds you of school
Popcorn

Franz Nicolay

a song that reminds you of school
Thanks To Gravity - Sonata Brutalle

Glimpse

5 favorite magazines

Wired / White Dwarf / Heat / Men Only  / Butt Magazine

Hot Chip

you make love?
Al Green

Yellowman

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

Max Essa

you go to a club?
Gepy & Gepy - Machine Man

Xiu Xiu

start to learn these three things:

being nice / kung fu / playing piano

Jakob der Lügner

first record you remember
Mezzoforte - No Limits

Richard Hawley

you make love?

Fuck off – more interested in making love than ...

Micah P. Hinson

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - To Ramona

Lone Wolf

perfect anthem for Leeds
Pulled Apart By Horses - High Five, Swan Dive, Nose Div...

My Morning Jacket

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Bread - Make It With You

Stratus

you stay in bed?
Brightblack Morning Light - All We Have Broken Shines

Invisible Conga People

you run naked through a cornfield?
Tomokawa Kazuki - Inu

Black Devil Disco Club

you run naked through a cornfield?
Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons

Large Professor

5 favorite records
Bohannon - Stop & Go

Bomb The Bass

first record you bought
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II

Droog

you wake up?
David Bowie - Oh! You Pretty Things

The Soulsavers

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Beastie Boys - Ill Communication

Memory Band

you feel like 1967?
Basil Kirchin - Abstractions Of The Industrial North

Faust

you take part in a peace rally?
We Shall Overcome

David Holmes

you are in a depressive mood?
Phil Spector

Justice

5 favorite remixes
Green Day - Basket Case (Moog Cook Book Cover)

Nicole Willis

a song that reminds you of school
Josef K - Sorry For Laughing

N.A.S.A.

your ultimate heartbreak song
Berlin - Take My Breath Away

Nick Chacona

you stay in bed?
Roland Burrell - Stormy Night

Dillon

you sit in the subway?
The Kills - Last Day Of Magic

Unconventional Science

a song you would use as a ring-tone
El-P - Tuned Mass Damper

Studio

you stay in bed?
Björn Olsson - Lät I H Moll

Lail Arad

you go to a club?
Vampire Weekend - White Sky

Sarah Jaffe

perfect anthem for Denton
Midlake - Roscoe

Tracey Thorn

best concert you ever attended
The Smiths

Lexx

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

Dan Michaelson

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

The next christmas single by an xfactor winner.

Spinto Band

your party anthem
Amerie - 1 Thing

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

your sunday morning song
Tsegué-Maryam Guébrou - The Homeless Wanderer

Vetiver

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

Chris & Cosey

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Radioactivity

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite magazines

Rolling Stone / Q magazine / Classic Car / The Face

Camille

you sit in a plane?

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

Rod Thomas

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

Prefuse 73

the song to be played at your funeral
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Like A Stuntman

you come home from the club?
Robert Pollard - People Are Leaving

Candi Staton

you are love sick?
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

Everything Everything

you make breakfast?
Didorion - Woman On A Piano

The Jackets

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

David Pajo

take these three books along:

Dan Brown: «The Da Vinci Code» / D. Andrew ...

Telepopmusik

perfect anthem for Paris
Chet Baker

Magic Mike

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

Lhasa

a song you would send over the ocean
Gnarls Barkley - Who's Gonna Save My Soul

Caron Wheeler

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

Million Stylez

what should one eat when in the city?

Indian food 

Birdy Nam Nam

you take a bubble bath?

I only take showers.

The Morning Benders

first record you bought
Boyz II Men - II

Mechanical Bride

you jog?
Radiohead - 15 Step

Ricardo Villalobos

a song that reminds you of school
Spider Murphy Gang - Skandal Im Sperrbezirk

Cosmo

5 favorite personal belongings

My record collection / My Bozak and hi-fi system ...

Martin Rev

you come home from the club?

My head is still filled with all the ...

Bill Callahan

first record you remember
Popeye and Brutus Sing Sea Shanties

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
My Morning Jacket - At Dawn

Bettye Lavette

a record you fell in love to
The Impressions - For Your Precious Love

Wall-E

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t have any neighbors!

Minus 8

your ultimate heartbreak song
St. Etienne - Only Love Can Break Your Heart

Architecture In Helsinki

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody

Gossip

you read a magazine?
Feist - One Evening

Marissa Nadler

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Elvis Presley - Snowbird

Nicky Siano

you make love?

Rock... I love to fuck to rock... It ...

My Bee's Garden

record you were looking for the longest
Public Strain - Women

Chuck D

you are on a football field?
Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now

Sandro Perri

you make love?

No music is better than the sound. 

Holger Czukay

you are on a football field?

Ich höre auf die Schreie von sich ...

Nils Frahm

you want to disturb your neighbours?
King Tubby

Jimmy Edgar

the song to be played at your funeral

I will have my best friend mix some ...

Beverley Knight

you relax on a beach?
Chaka Khan - Move Me No Mountain

Renegade Soundwave

a song to seduce you
Matt Monro - On Days Like These

Howlin' Rain

you take a bubble bath?

I don’t do it. No bubble bath ...

The Battle Of Land And Sea

first record you bought
Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA

Bit-tuner

get these three pets:

Jagdhund (wieso ist ja klar) / Hühner (f ...

Tiago

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jimmy Page - Lucifers Rising

Editors

you run from the cops?
The Police - Message In A Bottle

Mélissa Laveaux

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

Charlotte Hatherley

a record you fell in love to
David Bowie - Aladdin Sane

The Phantom Band

a song that reminds you of school
Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song

Hannah Scott

your sunday morning song
Paolo Nutini - Coming Up Easy

Cortney Tidwell

No. 7
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead

Hugh Herrera

the song to be played at your funeral
Archie Bell & The Drells - Glad You Could Make It

Love Inks

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

Sons And Daughters

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Royal Trux - The Banana Question

Mungolian Jetset

first record you remember
Trond-Viggo Torgersen - Det Var En Gang

Anna Kashfi

your party anthem
The Bees

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite magazines

«Grand Royal» by Beastie Boys et al / «Ape ...

Gemma Ray

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Gary Glitter - Hello! Hello! I'm Back Again

Ed Harcourt

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Cee-Loo Green - Fuck You

Theo Parrish

a song you wish you'd written yourself
James Brown - Ain't It Funky

James Yorkston

a song that reminds your friends of you

I guess one of mine would probably do ...

Riccio

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

All songs of the past and the future ...

Karl Culley

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Randy Newman - I Think It's Going To Rain Today

Chrome Hoof

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Doors - The Crystal Ship

Monday Michiru

you are love sick?
Minnie Riperton

Black Angels

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

Ewan Pearson

the song to be played at your funeral
Peggy Lee - Is That All There Is?

Rumer

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

Brothers Of End

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

Ratatat

you fall asleep?
Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown (L...

Psychic Ills

you drive a car late at night?
Conrad Schnitzler - Bis die Blaue Blume Blüht

Pink Skull

your ultimate heartbreak song
R.E.M. - Camera

Van She

5 favorite human inventions

Time Machine (only in Australia) / Mixer taps to ...

Alex Smoke

you sit in the subway?
Dr Octagon

Alexander Robotnick

you fall asleep?
Tangerine Dream - Phaedra

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite human inventions

Eieruhr, Schnürsenkel, Klettverschluss, Zahnstocher, Taschenlampe.

Kinky

5 favorite cartoon characters

Roger (from «American Dad») / Stewie (from «Family Guy ...

Minotaur Shock

you are love sick?
Dusty Springfield

Captain Sensible

you sit in the subway?
Sheila & The B Devotion - Spacer

Colder

No. 1
Gyorgy Ligeti - Lux Aeterna

Odawas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Baby You're A Rich Man

Plum

favorite sports team?

Dunno.

Heidi

you are in a depressive mood?
Aretha Franklin

Rainer Trüby

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Adventures In Paradise

Jesh

No. 4
The Beatles - White Album

Alela Diane

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Adonis

perfect anthem for Chicago
Adonis - Rocking Down The House

Peter Broderick

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Suffragette City

Vashti Bunyan

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

James Holden

your boozed up anthem
Queen - We Are The Champions

Woolfy

your boozed up anthem
Chicago - I'm A Man

Holy Ghost!

you drive a car late at night?
Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom - Days Of Mars

Andy Gill

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Paul Weller

Jean-Michel Jarre

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

The Fray

best day of the week in the city?

Hm, let’s say Wednesday cuz it sounds ...

Daniel Wang

first record you remember
Edvard Grieg - In der Halle des Bergkönigs

Little Jackie

you relax on a beach?
Imani Coppola - Go Fuck Yourself

Beautiful Swimmers

you go to a club?
Wally Badarou - Hi Life

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Janet Kay - Making History

Glass Candy

your boozed up anthem
Mike Jones, Slim Thug & Pall Wall - Still Tippin'

Marc Romboy

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour de France

The Miserable Rich

you come home from the club?
Bryan Ferry - These Foolish Things

Nocturnes

your boozed up anthem
Grizzly Bear - Marla

Morpheus

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Carole King - I Feel The Earth Move

Erol Alkan

you fall asleep?
Al Green - Love And Happiness

Phil Mison

a song that reminds you of school
Adam & the Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier

DJ Touché


Top 10 Video Nasties that are worth seeing

Al McKay

you read a book?
Nat King Cole - Night Lights

Azari & III

you wake up?
India Arie - Ready For Love

Lanoiraude

5 favorite cities

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

Matthew Herbert

take these three CDs/records with you:
Tom Waits - Rain Dogs

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Prince - Sign Of The Times

Nedry

your party anthem
The Rapture - House Of Jealous Lovers

Wolf People

best concert you ever attended
Deerhoof

John Klemmer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Maurice Ravel

Kaos

your sunday morning song
Laid Back - Fly Away

We Are Scientists

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I could never do such a thing. If ...

Smudo

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Ich sprang nur einmal und da war nix ...

Future Beat Alliance

a song that reminds you of school
Demon Boyz

Kathryn Williams

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

Little Dragon

5 favorite TV shows

Extras / Muppet Show / TV für alle / Mosquito ...

Sven Väth

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

Apache Beat

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marine Girls - On My Mind

Constance Amiot

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here

Justus Köhncke

perfect anthem for Cologne
Bläck Fööss - In Unserem Veedel

The Diaphanoids

you are stoned?
Philip Glass

Coyote

your party anthem
Chic - I Want Your Love (Todd Terje Edit)

Terry Lynn

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Shottas» by Cess Silvera.

DJ Mehdi

you run naked through a cornfield?
Stevie Wonder - Free

Seelenluft

a song that inspires you
Johnny Cash - Solitary Man

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Monks - I Hate You

Trevor Jackson

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

Tony Carrasco

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Trans Europe Express

Gary Numan

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Jean Genie

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?

I do just a little bit of spiked ...

Brennan Green

you are love sick?
The Supremes - It's Time to Break Down

Funkmasters

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

Casual

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

Dollskabeat

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

Jazzanova

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Passiert nur unbewusst.

The Priscillas

your party anthem
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Anne Clark

you camp in the desert?
Robert Rich - Alien Zoology

The Golden Filter

you meet your parents?
Karen O & The Kids - Worried Shoes

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Wham! - Last Christmas

Wally Badarou

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Michelle

Mark E.

you sit in a plane?
2 Bad Mice - Bombscare

Bing Ji Ling

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

Stephan Remmler

best concert you ever attended
ZZ Top

In Flagranti

you relax on a beach?

Whatever local music is happening.

Al Kent

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

Leo Zero

your party anthem
Manu Dibango - Big Blow

Angel Deradoorian

the song to be played at your funeral
Madonna - Holiday

Bobbito Garcia

you relax on a beach?
Jorge Ben - Comanche

Wooden Shjips

you walk in the rain?
Sweet & Honey - Bad Stone

Jimi Jamison

first record you remember
Johnny Mathis

Dollboy

the song to be played at your funeral
David Essex - Rock On

Alan Oldham

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

Justine D

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - Life On Mars?

AM

No. 1
Arthur Verocai - Arthur Verocai

Georg Levin

record you were looking for the longest
The Emotions - New Affair

KT Tunstall

your boozed up anthem
Leftfield - Open Up

Explosions In The Sky

you go fishing?
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Chris Carrier

5 favorite bands you know personally

DJ Sneak / Chez Damier / DJ W!ld / Phil ...

Jonathan Wilson

your party anthem
Grateful Dead - Europe '72

Linda Lewis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

Prince Language

you walk the cat walk?
MFSB - Love Is The Message (Mr. K Edit)

Ashley Beedle

you stay in bed?

Too busy sleeping.

Kon & Amir

you relax on a beach?

Kon: Never been. Take me there.

Pearly Gates

your sunday morning song
Amazing Grace

The Bees

you stay in bed?
Louis Armstrong - Ain’t Misbehavin'

Sondre Lerche

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

Chateau Flight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Georges Brassens - Les Passantes

Woodpigeon

you drive a car late at night?
Deerhunter - Nothing Ever Happened

Fingerpicked

No. 20
Lexia - Lady Rain (MGM, 1972)

Jacques Renault

No. 9
Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love

Ada

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Waffen / Quallen / Fliegen / Autofahren / Drogen

Tal Weiss

your ultimate heartbreak song
Henry Purcell - Dido's Lament

Fanfarlo

best concert you ever attended
The Mummies

The Revenge

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - The Man Machine

Cosmo Vitelli

first record you bought
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon

Heavy

you go to a club?
Alison Hinds - Faluma (Ding Ding Ding)

Trans Am

you sit in the subway?

I don’t really listen to a walkman ...

Port O'Brien

you are love sick?
John Lennon - Oh My Love

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you come home from the club?
The Robocop Kraus - Disco Punks Fuck Off

Doe Paoro

perfect anthem for New York
Gil Scott Heron – New York Is Killing Me

El-P

you go to a club?

Whatever they force me to hear.

Tiga

you go to a club?
Donna Summer - Hot Stuff

Howe Gelb

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

Not missing a thing.

Olafur Arnalds

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

Melanie C

5 favorite books

Yann Martel: «Life of Pi» / JD Salinger: «Catcher ...

J Rawls

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Smif-N-Wessun - Bucktown

Au Revoir Simone

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

GusGus

you wake up?
Des'ree - Kissing You

Tindersticks

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Revolution No.9

Good Shoes

you paint your apartment?

I’m not allowed to paint my flat ...

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite records
Daft Punk - Homework

Kalabrese

a song that reminds you of school
Righeira - Vamos A La Playa

Marius Circus

a song that reminds you of school
Wham! - Young Guns (Go For It)

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Oyvind Morken

your party anthem
Sharon Bailey - Cosmic Dust

King Britt

a record you fell in love to
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

Bottin

you walk in the rain?
Donald Fagen - Walk Between Raindrops

Electric 6

you sit in the subway?
Nancy Sinatra - You Only Live Twice

Chikinki

a song that reminds you of school
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Alva Noto

you had enough of this world?
Aphex Twin - Come To Daddy

Bosque Brown

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Boots Of Spanish Leather

Dennis Kane

your guilty pleasure song
Barbra Streisand - Never Give Up

Metronomy

best concert you ever attended

Joseph: The first concert I remember going to ...

Round Table Knights

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

Lucky Luke

the song to be played at your funeral
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Lay Me Low

Soft Rocks

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Soft Rocks

Kool Keith

a song that reminds you of school
Rose Royce - I Wanna Get Next To You

Lisbee Stainton

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Damien Rice

Pepe Bradock

you play ping-pong?
Defunkt - We All Dance Together

Parlour

a song you wish you'd written yourself
ABBA - Chess

Panico

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

David Morales

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Prodigy - Firestarter

Broken Social Scene

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

repertory cinemas / pretty girls / the beat

Rich Medina

first record you bought
Diana Ross - Love Hangover

Cypress Hill

best concert you ever attended
Parliament; Funkadelic; Bootsy Collins; Rick James

The Rayographs

your party anthem
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Marcus Bonfanti

a record you fell in love to
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Dego

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

Gnod

record you were looking for the longest
James Brown - The Payback

Molly Wagger

5 favorite personal victories

Bobbins / Realising it’s 4am after thinking it ...

Quiet Village

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Cazals

best concert you ever attended
The Rolling Stones

The Project Club

you run from the cops?
The Clash - London Calling

Matthew Dear

a song that reminds your friends of you
Aerosmith - Dude Looks Like A Lady

Kid Koala

you ride a bicycle?
Mark Ronson - The Bike Song

Final Fantasy

you go to a club?
The Hank Collective

Swahili Blonde

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Neil Young - Running Dry (Requiem For The Rockets)

Jay Jay Johanson

you run naked through a cornfield?
Michael Nyman - A Zed & Two Noughts (OST)

Lloyd Cole

song for arts and crafts
The Walkmen - The North Pole

The Ones

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Amy Winehouse - Just Friends

The Chap

5 favorite things about London

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

Ronny & Renzo

you come home from the club?
Eurythmics - This City Never Sleeps

Pacifika

you ride a bicycle?

The sound of the crickets and the free ...

A Touch Of Class

you sit in the subway?
The Incredible Bongo Band - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Morningwood

you go to a club?
Gang Of Four - Damaged Goods

Charles Webster

you come home from the club?
John Beltran - Ten Days Of Blue

Richard Norris

5 favorite human inventions

Hubble telescope / Telephone / Moog Synthesizer / Motor / Car

Wolfmother

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Eagles - Take It Easy

Cajun Dance Party

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Senor Coconut

you sit in a plane?
Sun Ra - We Travel The Spaceways

James Murphy

you relax on a beach?
The B-52's - Dirty Back Road

Headman

a song that reminds you of school
Black Flag

Sandi Thom

you drive a car late at night?

Anything that sobers me up!

Joan As Police Woman

you cook?
Arthur «Big Boy» Crudup - So Glad You're Mine

Yoav

perfect song to end a party with
The Knife - Pass This On

Syd Matters

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

Daddy-O

you are in a depressive mood?
Debra Killings - Ain't Nobody

Mouse On Mars

first record you remember
«Pumuckl Und Die Ostereier»

First Aid Kit

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Alela Diane - Can You Blame The Sky?

Air

the song to be played at your funeral
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

Mystery Jets

you take a bubble bath?
Coldplay - Spies

Thieves Like Us

you go to a club?

I hang out in the smoking area away ...

Architeq

you play ping-pong?
Kelpe - Shipwreck Glue

Miss Platnum

you pretend to be married?
Stevie Wonder - Ribbon In The Sky

Comanechi

you wake up?
Bikini Kill - Pussy Whipped

Frank Black

take these three tools with you:

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

Omar

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

Barn Owl

you prepare for an important date?
Neil Young - Powder Finger

Kinski

the song to be played at your funeral
The Captain & Tennille - Muskrat Love

Wordsworth

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t have one.

Orishas

you paint your apartment?

Definitely Cuban music. You need to listen to ...

CALLmeKAT

favorite street corner?

Østerbrogade & Dosseringen. Here you can overlook the lakes ...

Annie

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

Peanut Butter Wolf

your party anthem

I guess anything by Ed Banger. I went ...

Heidi Happy

you sit in the subway?
Das Pop - You

Raul Midon

5 favorite personal belongings

my little bag which contains my other personal ...

Fan Death

your sunday morning song
Marina & The Diamonds - Obsessions

Simone White

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

Malachai

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - In Spite Of All The Danger

Valery Gore

you stay in bed?
Kurt Vile - Peeping Tomboy

Thievery Corporation

you go to a club?
Karminski Expierence - Explorations

Sumner Brothers

you go to a club?
Lily Allen

Polly Scattergood

you are on the tour bus?
Radiohead - High And Dry

Emma Tricca

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Carlos Gustavo Spinetta

Peter, Bjorn & John

you work in the garden?
Toto - Africa

Pyrolator

you cook?
Folk Implosion - Free To Go

George Duke

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Four And More

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I Love You... that’s a difficult one!

New Young Pony Club

you are in a depressive mood?
Sufjan Stevens

Whirlwind Heat

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Anja Schneider

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computerliebe

Tridact

you run from the cops?
Funkadelic - I Got A Thing, You Got A Thing, Everybody'...

Penguin Prison

a song to seduce you
Sade - Soldier Of Love

US3

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Valentine Brothers - Money’s Too Tight To Mention

Ingrid Olava

favorite street corner?

My own – in the old city of Oslo.

Jesper Dahlbäck

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

No job!

Tahiti 80

you play ping-pong?
Marcos Valle - Garra

Mirror Mirror

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dusty Springfield - I Just Don’t Know What To Do With M...

Hannah Cohen

best concert you ever attended
-

Scout Niblett

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

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Alternative TV - Action Time Vision

Kid Loco

you make love?
Jon Lucien - Rashida

Race Horses

your party anthem
Hot Chip - Ready For The Floor

Our Broken Garden

you meet your parents?
Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby

Sebastien Tellier

the song to be played at your funeral

Ska music!

Alexandra Hope

you fall asleep?
Erik Satie - 3 Gymnopedies

Duke Special

record you were looking for the longest
Magnetic Fields

Wooden Birds

the song to be played at your funeral

No music at my funeral, please?

Junior Boys

your ultimate heartbreak song
Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom

Coldplay

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

A Mountain Of One

first record you remember
Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby

Still Going

your boozed up anthem

E & L: Too drunk to remember.

Matmos

you wash your hair?

That's ridiculous, I'm washing my hair ...

Chelonis R. Jones

your guilty pleasure song
Quarterflash - Harden My Heart

Tim Mälzer

a record you fell in love to
Soft Cell - Numbers

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

a record you fell in love to
Ennio Morricone - Once Upon A Time In The West

Jackpot

you are in the sauna?
Hurriganes

DJ Kent

you drive into the country?
The KLF - Chill Out

Ost & Kjex

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Sisters Of Mercy - Amphetamine Logic

Treefight For Sunlight

a song that reminds your friends of you
The whistle-theme from Disney’s «Robin Hood»

Gary Lucas

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

Alter Ego

the song to be played at your funeral
Buzzcocks - Nothing Left

Terence Bernardo

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - The White Lady Loves You More

Boozoo Bajou

No. 7
Rhythm & Sound - With The Artists

Headless Heroes

you camp in the desert?
Bob Dylan - Lay Down Your Weary Tune

Rocko Schamoni

favorite street?

Schulterblatt

Young Knives

take these three games along:

Family Fortunes / Chess / Tomb Raider

Trusme

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Anything that is sang on X Factor.

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Bronnt Industries Kapital

your party anthem
Goblin - Un Ragazzo D'Argento

Hatcham Social

your party anthem
Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock

Yuck

5 favorite bands you know personally

The History of Apple Pie / Fanzine / Bo Ningen

ESG

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Rihanna - SOS

Dinky

5 favorite records
ESG - A South Bronx Story

Julia Franck

take these three tools with you:

mein schönstes Laguiole / einen Stift, der ewig ...

Dave Clarke

you wake up?
The Black Angels

Bill Adler

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

Paul Frick

you come home from the club?
Radiohead - Lotus Flower

!!!

you take a bubble bath?
Aaliyah - Are You That Somebody?

Ian Pooley

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

Bebel Gilberto

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Sade - War Of The Hearts

Lopazz

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Hahaha, da braucht man keine Mucke, oder?

DJ Nature

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Isley Brothers - Harvest For The World

Morgan Geist

you relax on a beach?

I don’t go to the beach except ...

Mavis Staples

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

Drugstore

first record you bought
The Smiths - Hand In Glove

Barbara Carlotti

best concert you ever attended
Leonard Cohen

Mark Archer

your boozed up anthem
E-Dancer - Grab The Beat (Joey Beltram Mix)

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Various - Miami Sound: Rare Funk & Soul from Miami Flor...

Emmy The Great

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

Baikonour

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - The Head On The Door

Dynamite Deluxe

a song that reminds you of school
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill

Jacob Golden

first record you remember
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five - The Message

Horace Andy

you take a bubble bath?

I have never taken a bath. I think ...

Beppe Loda

you cook?
Arthur Brown - Fire

Mark Richardson

you ride a bicycle?
Queens Of The Stone Age - Everybody Knows That You're I...

Division Of Laura Lee

you sit in a plane?
M.I.A. - Paper Planes

Yacht

No. 10
LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver

Joakim

you are in the sauna?
Max Berlin - Elle Et Moi

Mooner

No. 8
Rah Band - The Crunch & Beyond

Suzanne Vega

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

The Shortwave Set

best concert you ever attended
The Stone Roses

Robin Saville

you come home from the club?
Stars Of The Lid - Don't Bother They're Here

Leon Ware

first record you bought
Erroll Garner - Concert By The Sea

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite drinks

gin n’ juice / funky cold medina / water / blood ...

Morton Valence

you drive a car late at night?
Joey Beltram - Energy Flash

Lindstrom

you watch girls go by?
The Sandpipers - Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls

Howling Bells

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

Natalie Tusia Beridze

best concert you ever attended
Alexandre Korsantia performing Dimitry Shostakovich’s «...

Telephones

you repair a synthesizer?
The Units - High Pressure Days

Skull Defekts

get these three pets:

Shark / Owl / My friends Jerome & Mattias’ cat Misan

Papst & Abstinenzler

you feel like 1982?
ABC - The Look Of Love

Munk

you cook?

Ich kann nicht kochen.

Sam Amidon

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

The Good Natured

invite these three persons for a weekend:

My mother, father and brother, Marcus, Claire, Alice ...

Slove

you dig for old records?
Steve Reich - 2X5 Movement III: Fast (Vakula Remix)

M.A.N.D.Y.

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

Moonboots

record you were looking for the longest
Elkin & Nelson - Angeles Y Demonios

The Bangles

you paint your apartment?
The Beatles - White Album

We Are Wolves

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Snoop Dogg / Ian Curtis / Alexander, the same weekend ...

John Foxx

you feel like 1980?
Gary Numan - Cars

John Daly

start to learn these three things:

martial arts / transcendental meditation / levitation

Ora Cogan

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Dolly Parton - Daddy Come And Get Me

Glen Johnson

the song to be played at your funeral
The Durutti Column - Sketch For Summer

Johnossi

favorite band hailing from the city?

J: Hmm... from Stockholm... I can’t remember ...

Jill Jones

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

Clare & The Reasons

best concert you ever attended
Caetano Veloso

Fiona Daniel

you destroy a hotel room?

Ich höre nicht oft aggressive Musik. Das ...

No Age

you walk in the rain?
Brian Eno - Fullness Of The Wind

Michael Mayer

first record you remember
Roy Black, Alexandra & Ivan Rebroff - Vergissmeinnicht

Fol Chen

you sit in a plane?
Laurie Anderson - From The Air

Simple Kid

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Raspberry Beret

Max Tundra

you wake up?
Stars In Battledress - Remind Me Of The Thames Or Else

Loane

your ultimate heartbreak song
Véronique Sanson - L'irréparable

Kurt Maloo

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time

DJ Vadim

you go to a soundsystem?
DJ Zinc - Super Sharp Shooter

Kathy Zimmer

a record you fell in love to
Bryan Adams - Everything I Do (I Do It for You)

Kris Menace

you wash your hair?

I don’t really listen to music in ...

Lucky Soul

you make love?
John Cage - 4:33

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
The Penguin Café Orchestra - Penguin Café Orchestra

Ralphi Rosario

a record you fell in love to
Deniece Williams - Silly

Whitehouse

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

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite clubs

The Reform Club / Athenaeum Club / Brook’s / Carlton ...

Whomadewho

5 favorite personal belongings

TH: my Cellphone / my Mac / my Sunny Altano ...

Grizzly Bear

you ride a bicycle?
Panda Bear - Carrots

Lovefingers

you walk in the rain?
Steve Hillage - Red Admiral

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite things that make you sexy

teeth / hair / glasses / wit / a lot of drinks

Shakespeares Sister

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London’s Burning

Defari

first record you remember
Billy Paul - Me & Mrs. Jones

Kool & The Gang

you remember the good old days?
Stevie Wonder - Fingertips

Tom Vek

you are on the tour bus?
Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart

Luke Haines

5 favorite cities

Bradford / Exeter / Cologne / Munich / Damascus

Sharon van Etten

a record you fell in love to
Radiohead - OK Computer

Padded Cell

you take a bubble bath?
Kelley Polar - Love Songs Of The Hanging Gardens (LP)

Art Brut

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Get Back

Oneida

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Never done it, never will.

Audie Darling

favorite street?

Elliston Place. It’s not as cool as ...

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
Depeche Mode

Lydia Lunch

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lydia Lunch

Stefan Goldmann

you wake up?

Keinen. Ich weiss Ruhe wirklich zu schätzen ...

Ben Watt

you sit in the subway?
Can - Moonshake

Erobique

your boozed up anthem
Supergrass - Alright

Fabrizio Mammarella

a record you fell in love to
Arthur Russell - You And Me Both

The Emperor Machine

you sit in the subway?
John Foxx - Underpass

Travis

you come home from the club?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Leroy Burgess

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Living For The City

Bodies Of Water

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

Ilya Santana

first record you bought
Chuss Project - The Night

These New Puritans

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
George Michael - Spinning The Wheel

Gravenhurst

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Empty Set

Eagles Of Death Metal

you had enough of this world?
Amazing Grace

Gilles Peterson

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Nine Inch Nails

Aaron Wright

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Smiths - I Know It's Over

Saint Etienne

you come home from the club?
Andy Williams - Home Lovin' Man

Zambri

you go fishing?
Nina Simone - Blackbird

Kissey Asplund

first record you remember
The Beatles - Volume 1

Karl Bartos

a song that reminds you of school
The Who - My Generation

The Earlies

a record you fell in love to
Creeper Lagoon - I Become Small And Go

A Guy Called Gerald

a record you fell in love to
Mantronix - Bassline

Caribou

perfect anthem for London
Zed Bias - Neighbourhood

Afrika Bambaataa

a song that reminds you of school
Sly & The Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime

When Saints Go Machine

you walk in the rain?
Black Dice - Cloud Pleaser

Cornelius

you run from the cops?
Bon Jovi - Runaway

Irvine Welsh

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

Bob Power

perfect anthem for New York
Sly & The Family Stone - Everyday People

Interpol

you make love?
Liars - Protection

Living Things

you feel like 1972?
Heart - Barracuda

Sóley

first record you remember
Jesus Christ Superstar

C. Gibbs

a song that reminds your friends of you
Neil Young

Midlake

first record you remember
Chuck Berry

Karolina Stenstöm

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

It’s for me to know and for ...

Kissogram

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Swinging Blue Jeans - The Hippy Hippy Shake

Ian Hart

a record you fell in love to
Love - Forever Changes

Soul Clap

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bobby Brown - My Prerogative

Empire Of The Sun

you drive a car late at night?
Prince - Controversy

Ilija Rudman

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

Bloc Party

you drive a car late at night?
Queens Of The Stone Age - No One Knows

Manuel Tur

perfect anthem for Essen
Bat For Lashes - The Big Sleep

Michael Reinboth

you camp in the desert?
Fela Kuti

Boom Bip

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

Tim Sweeney

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour de France

Dani Siciliano

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

I don’t know. In England we don ...

Efterklang

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Shine 2009

you come home from the club?
PM Dawn - Paper Doll

Ray Mang

you make breakfast?
Willie Bobo - Spanish Grease

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Shellac - At Action Park

The Late Greats

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

Tha 4orce

a song that reminds you of school
Kool Moe Dee - Go See The Doctor

Soul Mekanik

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour De France

Dwele

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Outkast - Crumblin' Erb

Radio 4

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Beastie Boys - Professor Booty

2raumwohnung

get these three TV channels by satellite:

Arte / Discovery Channel / Kinderkanal

Mugwump

you sit in a plane?
Franz Ferdinand - Ulysses (BTWS Remix)
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the song to be played at your funeral
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best concert you ever attended

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you smuggle diamonds?
Genesis - Just A Job To Do

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best Beatles song
«While My Guitar Gently Weeps»

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