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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

Jacques Renault

No. 13
Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter 23

US3

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Martha

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you go fishing?

Never music when fishing. One has to be ...

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
MC Shan - Marley Scratch

Zambri

you wash your hair?
Morella's Forest - Lush of Spring

Terry Lynn

favorite band hailing from the city?

Jimmy Cliff

Van She

5 favorite numbers

3 / 5 / 8 / 13 / 21

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you drive a car late at night?
Talk Talk - Spirit Of Eden

Marcus Bonfanti

best soundtrack ever
Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

Parlour

first record you bought
Kiss - Destroyer (LP)

Saint Etienne

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Barry - Cutty Sark

Wally Badarou

the song to be played at your funeral

I'll let it up to my survivors ...

Loane

the song to be played at your funeral
Richard Swift - Ballad Of Clifford Swift

Vashti Bunyan

start to learn these three things:

to play the piano / to dance / to be ...

Wooden Birds

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Magnetic Fields - The Dreaming Moon

Ricardo Villalobos

first record you bought
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Ada

learn these three songs by heart:
Freddy Quinn - Heimweh

2raumwohnung

take these three books along:

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

James Pants

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

Barbara Carlotti

best concert you ever attended
Leonard Cohen

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you wake up?

Den Song des Tagesanbruchs... «wann stehst Du denn ...

Nedry

a song to seduce you
Four Tet - Untangle

Thieves Like Us

you relax on a beach?

I don’t go to the beach.

Anne Clark

you wash your hair?

I can’t hear it. The soap’s ...

Emmy The Great

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

The Soulsavers

you make love?
Spain - The Blue Moods of Spain

Spinto Band

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

Unconventional Science

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Black Star - Thieves In The Night

Ilya Santana

you jog?
Intergalactic Orchestra

Leroy Burgess

first record you remember
Johnny Mathis

Dollskabeat

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

That actually happened to me once before…no ...

Bush Tetras

the song to be played at your funeral
Manu Chao

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

Bill Callahan

your boozed up anthem
David Allan Coe - Pussy Whipped Again

Morgan Geist

you sit in the subway?

You can’t hear in the subway... and ...

Kinky

5 favorite personal tragedies

Kidnapped with the band in Mexico City / Somebody ...

Erik Truffaz

you sit in a plane?

It’s very noisy on an airplane! When ...

Kool Keith

your party anthem
Chic - Dance Dance Dance

Omar

a song that reminds you of school
Madness - Baggy Trousers

Ost & Kjex

you are love sick?
Eurythmics - Take Me To Your Heart

No Age

you run from the cops?
N.W.A. - 100 Miles And Runnin'

The Chap

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

by fax (Phil Collins’ style) / go to Jerry ...

Motor City Drum Ensemble

your ultimate heartbreak song
Lou Bond - To The Establishment

Empire Of The Sun

you are on the tour bus?
The Thrills - So Much For The City

Captain Sensible

you make love?
Brainticket - Voyage

Orishas

you sit in a plane?
50 Cent; Dr. Dre

Erol Alkan

you wake up?
The KLF - What Time Is Love

Fanfarlo

a song that reminds you of school
Baltimora - Tarzan Boy

Prince Language

you make breakfast?
Nina Simone - My Sweet Lord

Johnossi


Stockholm

Stephan Remmler

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Damit beschäftige ich mich eigentlich nicht. Ich ...

Port O'Brien

perfect anthem for San Francisco
Vetiver - Down At El Rio

Yuck

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

Whitehouse

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

Gary Lucas

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

Wolfmother

you had enough of this world?
Pink Floyd - Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

Bottin

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Level 42 - Lessons In Love

King Britt

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

Tiga

you ride a bicycle?

I concentrate on the road.

Round Table Knights

you are window shopping?
MGMT - Electric Feel

Todd Terje

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

Smudo

you are on a football field?

«Oleeeoleee St.Pauliii – oleeeee...»

Pyrolator

you make love?
Antonio Carlos Jobim - How Insensitive

Natalie Tusia Beridze

record you were looking for the longest
Locust - Folie

Peter, Bjorn & John

you drive a car late at night?
Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme

The Emperor Machine

you surf the internet?
George Duke - Brazilian Love Affair

The Battle Of Land And Sea

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Lucky Soul

you are on the tour bus?
The Rolling Stones - Sway

Penguin Prison

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

Robin Saville

you stay in bed?
William Basinski - The Garden Of Brokenness

Nils Frahm

you drive a car late at night?
Boards Of Canada - Geogaddi

Alexander Robotnick

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Matia Bazar - Vacanze Romane

Bob Power

you rob a bank?
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Till You Get Enough

Cosmo

5 favorite cartoon characters

Lisa Simpson / Blue Cow / Peggy from King of ...

Coyote

your sunday morning song
Tranquility Bass - Cantamilla

Whirlwind Heat

you sit in the subway?
Kansas - Dust In The Wind

Headless Heroes

you are love sick?
The Smiths - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

Dennis Kane

a song that reminds you of school
Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells

Mavis Staples

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

Kaos

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Dennis Parker - Like An Eagle

Linda Lewis

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

David Pajo

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Barely Legal / Hustler / Penthouse forum

Adonis

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

Sondre Lerche

you wake up?
Chet Baker - Do It The Hard Way

Colder

No. 4
Current 93 - Angel

Joakim

you run from the cops?
N.W.A. - Appetite 4 Destruction

Phil Mison

best concert you ever attended
Jon Lucien

Young Knives

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

Love Inks

a record you fell in love to
Bob Dylan - Nashville Skyline

José James

you relax on a beach?
João Gilberto

Melanie C

your liberation anthem
Melanie C - Better Alone

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things to be afraid of

spiders / heights / flying / hospitals / dentists

Newton Faulkner

No. 4
Presidents Of The United States Of America - Love Every...

Pink Skull

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

Tindersticks

a song you would send over the ocean
Karel Gott

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Nirvana - In Utero

Tha 4orce

you come home from the club?
Foxy Brown (feat. Blackstreet) - Got To Get You Home Wi...

Moving Units

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music

Million Stylez

favorite street corner?

any corner where there are good vibes.

Bit-tuner

learn these three songs by heart:
Guz - Einsam

Mr Scruff

you prepare for an important date?
Brent Dowe - Girl I’ve Got A Date

Neon Heights

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Free Fallin'

Interpol

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Mars Volta - Take The Veil Cerpin Taxt

Eagles Of Death Metal

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

Turzi

your party anthem
The Maxx - Techno Time

Caribou

best soundtrack ever
Popol Vuh - Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner

Charles Webster

you run naked through a cornfield?
Maurice Ravel - Bolero

Olafur Arnalds

your boozed up anthem

I hate anthems. When I’m drunk I ...

Cornelius

you repair a synthesizer?
Raymond Scott

Caron Wheeler

first record you bought
The Spinners - Ghetto Child

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you take a bubble bath?

Flo: Meinen Handyklingelton, weil ich natürlich wieder ...

Bill Brewster

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
James Carr - At The Dark End Of The Street

Dillon

you drive a car late at night?
D.A.F. - Alle Gegen Alle

Drugstore

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?

I often do – love doing that and then ...

Apiento

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

Horse Meat Disco

take these three CDs/records with you:

The 3 hour mix from Daniele Baldelli's ...

Datarock

you make love?

I’ll let her pick something...

Architeq

you sit in a plane?
Arcade Lovers - Fantasy Lines

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite personal victories

overcoming heroin addiction / overcoming cocaine addiction / overcoming alcohol ...

Jackpot

you go to a soundsystem?

Any track by my Jackpot partner Erik Wikstr ...

Mechanical Bride

a record you fell in love to
Kate Bush - Babooshka

Mugwump

you prepare for an important date?
Nitzer Ebb - Let Your Body Learn

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Ace Of Base - Ace Of Base

Suzanne Vega

a record you fell in love to
Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever

ESG

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Controversy

My Bee's Garden

record you were looking for the longest
Public Strain - Women

Luca C & Brigante

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

Black Angels

record you were looking for the longest
Pink Floyd - The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn

Anja Schneider

best video clip you ever saw
Front 242 - Headhunter

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure

Studio

you are in a depressive mood?
Smog - Bathysphere

Barn Owl

you feel like 1972?
Black Sabbath - Children Of The Grave

Beppe Loda

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

Bill Adler

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

Lexx

you are in the sauna?
Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On

Lone Wolf

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

John Daly

get these three pets:

three monkeys

Sóley

first record you remember
Jesus Christ Superstar

Wordsworth

best Marley Marl track
Marley Marl - The Symphony

Coldplay

the song to be played at your funeral
Jimmy Cliff - Many Rivers To Cross

Daddy-O

you wake up?
Musiq Soulchild - Love

Final Fantasy

you are on the tour bus?

When Les Mouches went on tour, there was ...

!!!

you sit in the subway?
Television Personalities - Silly Girl

A Mountain Of One

first record you remember
Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite movies

«Mary Poppins» by Robert Stevenson. Never fails to ...

Dan Michaelson

first record you remember
The Human League - Mirror Man

Paul Frick

you rob a bank?
Mr. Bungle - Ars Moriendi

Kathryn Williams

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

Magic Arm

you take a bubble bath?
Yann Tiersen

Belle & Sebastian

you walk through a dark forest?
Abagail Grey - Dark Woods

Howling Bells

you drive into the country?
John Parish - Westward Airways

Jimi Jamison

first record you remember
Johnny Mathis

Dynamite Deluxe

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

Ian Hart

best Beatles song
The Beatles - In My Life

Chateau Flight

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Mal Waldron - All Alone

Justice

5 favorite TV shows

We don’t have any time to watch ...

Soul Mekanik

you are stoned?
Prince Fatty - Christopher Columbus

Holger Czukay

you go to a club?

Geh ich zur Zeit nicht.

Mark Richardson

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

The Golden Filter

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

Hannah Scott

your boozed up anthem
Arcade Fire - Keep The Car Running

The Project Club

you had enough of this world?
Beck - Lost Cause

Rich Medina

a song that reminds you of school
Guy - Groove Me

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

via fax / cheat on them until they find ...

James Murphy

you wash your hair?
Chrome - Firebomb

Mugison

5 favorite things to be afraid of

cars / airplanes / whenever people are in groups - that ...

Yoav

a song that reminds your friends of you
George Michael - Faith

Still Going

best soundtrack ever
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you go to a club?
Fela Kuti - Shakara

Thievery Corporation

you prepare for an important date?
Snowboy - There's Nothing Like This

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

first record you remember
Johnny Cash - I Walk The Line

Ratatat

you wake up?
Apollo 100 - Joy

Tahiti 80

you play ping-pong?
Marcos Valle - Garra

David Rodigan

No. 1
Delroy Wilson - Dancing Mood

Anna Kashfi

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

Lucky Luke

first record you remember
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Bebel Gilberto

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

Vetiver

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere

Slove

you ride a bicycle?
The Velvet Underground & Nico

Martin Rev

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

Rod Thomas

first record you bought
Ace Of Base - All That She Wants

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Rocco Granata - Marina, Marina, Marina

Beautiful Swimmers

you take a bubble bath?
Dolphins Into The Future

Sibrydion

a song you would use as a ring-tone

It’s a Welsh programme for kids that ...

Tom Vek

you drive a car late at night?
Soul Coughing - City Of Motors

The Diaphanoids

you are love sick?
Tom Waits

Tracey Thorn

your party anthem
Darkmountaingroup - Lose Control

Lopazz

you drive a car late at night?
Johnny Cash

Sebastien Tellier

record you were looking for the longest

My first record. AH AH AH!

Georg Levin

you cook?
Rufus & Chaka Khan - Live In Me

Renegade Soundwave

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

Marius Circus

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

Ronny & Renzo

you play ping-pong?
Yello - Solid Pleasure

Dani Siciliano

record you were looking for the longest
The Junkyard Band - Sardines

Junior Boys

your ultimate heartbreak song
Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom

DJ Nu-Mark

best concert you ever attended
Run DMC; Public Enemy; Beastie Boys

Bobbito Garcia

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

Miss Platnum

you had enough of this world?
Aretha Franklin - Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Polly Scattergood

you wake up?
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three tools with you:

I don’t need any tool. Who do ...

Treefight For Sunlight

first record you bought
Blur - You’re So Great

Comanechi

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

Tridact

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

New Young Pony Club

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Stranglers - Walk On By

Toby Tobias

first record you bought
Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five - Step Off

Heavy

you drive a car late at night?
Herbie Hancock - Stars In Your Eyes

Moonboots

your sunday morning song
John Denver - Rocky Mountain High

Karl Bartos

perfect anthem for Düsseldorf
Kraftwerk - Das Model

Mungolian Jetset

perfect anthem for Oslo
Ost & Kjex feat. Mungolian Jetset - Milano Model

Sven Väth

perfect anthem for Berlin
Dr. Motte - Der Klang Der Familie

Pastor

you are love sick?
Carole King - So Far Away

Annie

you cook?
Nancy Sinatra - Kinky Love

Alex Smoke

you jog?

Pah! No chance. Even if I did jog ...

Shawn Lee

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

DJ Kent

you sit in a plane?
Pat Metheney Group - Travels

Peanut Butter Wolf

first record you remember
«The Entertainer»

Sons And Daughters

you play a game of chess?
Wu-Tang Clan - Da Mystery Of Chessboxin

Kid Koala

you go to a club?
Radiohead - Creep

Kurt Maloo

you feel like 1986?
Talk Talk - Such A Shame

Alexandra Hope

you cook?
T. Rex - Down Home Lady

Wooden Shjips

you come home from the club?
Terry Riley - Persian Surgery Dervishes

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite months

May / June / July / August / December

Air

perfect anthem for Paris
Grace Jones - La Vie En Rose

Sandro Perri

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

Simone White

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Minus 8

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

Trusme

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

Fol Chen

you wake up?
X-Ray Spex - Oh Bondage! Up Yours!

DJ Touché

No. 7

«Contamination» (Luigi Cozzi, 1980). Cozzi and his producers ...

Max Essa

you stay in bed?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

The Shortwave Set

a song that reminds you of school
Madonna - Borderline

Living Things


Top 10  all time favorite albums

Nicky Siano

your party anthem
MFSB - Love Is The Message

Telepopmusik

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any french pop music.

Valery Gore

you are window shopping?
Queen - I Want It All

Bloc Party

you are in a depressive mood?
Manic Street Preachers - Small Black Flowers That Grow ...

Trentemoller

you prepare for an important date?
The Cure - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me

Cazals

your ultimate heartbreak song
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

C. Gibbs

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake

Max Tundra

a song that reminds your friends of you
Frank Zappa - Echidna's Arf (Of You)

Angel Deradoorian

your ultimate heartbreak song
Otis Redding - I've Got Dreams To Remember

J Rawls

the song to be played at your funeral
Pete Rock & CL Smooth - T.R.O.Y.

Rainer Trüby

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Dexter Wansel - The Sweetest Pain

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite sports team?

The national handball team.

El-P

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

Luke Solomon

5 favorite remixes
Round One - I’m Your Brother (Chicago’s Twisted Mix by ...

Efterklang

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Múm - Finally We Are No One

Ed Harcourt

you walk in the rain?
Tom Waits - 9th & Hennepin

Oyvind Morken

first record you bought
Beastie Boys - Check Your Head

CALLmeKAT

favorite street?

I guess it depends on the day too ...

Meret Becker

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

David Morales

you make love?
The Chakachas - Jungle Fever

Jazzanova

you make breakfast?
Ferdi ֖zbegen - Köprüden Gecti Gelin

White Hinterland

a song that reminds you of school
The Microphones - Oh Anna

Lisbee Stainton

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Jesse Lenat

you are love sick?
Joni Mitchell

Quiet Village

you drive a car late at night?
John Carpenter - Escape From New York

Woolfy

perfect anthem for London
Underworld - Born Slippy

N.A.S.A.

you come home from the club?
War - Low Rider

Panico

No. 5
Perez Prado - La Epoca de Oro

Glimpse

5 favorite personal victories

my daughter Lola / doing exactly what I want ...

Ingrid Olava

best day of the week in the city?

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

Prefuse 73

you sit in the subway?
Christian Fennesz

My Morning Jacket

you prepare for an important date?
Outkast - Spread

Frank Black

take these three CDs/records with you:
Hall & Oates - Greatest Hits

Munk

you wake up?
Deutsche Nationalhymne

Lotte Kestner

a song to seduce you
D'Angelo - Voodoo

Chuck D

you drive a car late at night?

Some unheard CD.

Al Kent

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Staple Singers - Trippin' On Your Love

DJ Cherrystones

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Popol Vuh - In Den Garten Pharaos

Camille

you run naked through a cornfield?
La Marseillaise

Brasstronaut

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Makeout Videotape - Thought I Was in Love

Constance Amiot

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone

Kelli Ali

you are in a depressive mood?
Eagles Of Death Metal - San Berdoo Sunburn

Richard Hawley

5 favorite records
Howard Seratt - Troublesome Waters

Pepe Bradock

your guilty pleasure song
Destiny's Child - Girl

Ilija Rudman

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Taana Gardner - When You Touch Me

Sam Amidon

you sit in the subway?
Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard

Ame

you cook?
Prince - Starfish & Coffee

Molly Wagger

you jog?
Medeski Martin & Wood - Let’s Go Everywhere

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite records
Joe Higgs & Augustus Pablo - Creation

These New Puritans

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

Blow Monkeys

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bill Withers - Lovely Day

AM

No. 7
David McCallum - The Edge

Lydia Lunch

you fall asleep?
Mulatu Astatke - Ethiopiques Volume 4 - African jazz 19...

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song that reminds you of school
Daft Punk - Homework

Chris Carrier

5 favorite magazines

Honestly I rarely read magazines. The Ones I ...

M.A.N.D.Y.

you drive a car late at night?
Carl Craig - Landcruising

Jakob der Lügner

you prepare for an important date?
Cypress Hill - Real Estate

Marissa Nadler

you are love sick?
The Band - Lonesome Suzie

Psychic Ills

you destroy a hotel room?
Man - Spunk Box

Theo Parrish

record you were looking for the longest
Atmosfear - Motivation

Gary Numan

best concert you ever attended
Rammstein

Ralphi Rosario

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

The Bees

you sit in a plane?
Erykah Badu - The Healer

John Klemmer

you eat a cucumber?

I don’t eat cucumbers. There are more ...

Heidi

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Cypress Hill

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nine Inch Nails

Defari

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Henderson - Be My Girl

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song that reminds you of school
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze

Little Jackie

you go to a club?
Fat Boy Slim

The Rayographs

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Delia Derbyshire - Dr. Who Theme

Like A Stuntman

you are love sick?
Nat King Cole - Autumn Leaves

Riccio

favorite street corner?

Piazza Santo Stefano. Best in springtime. Enjoy the ...

Steve Mason

your liberation anthem
Public Enemy - Fight The Power

Ruede Hagelstein

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

Alter Ego

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

Headman

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

Hot Chip

you wake up?
David Byrne & Brian Eno - Strange Overtones

Charlotte Hatherley

you drive a car late at night?
Fu Manchu - King Of The Road

Howlin' Rain

you stay in bed?
The Velvet Underground - Loaded

Black Devil Disco Club

you need to get work done?
Count Basie - One O'Clock Jump

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Daft Punk - Digital Love

Wolf People

first record you remember
Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters

Circlesquare

you prepare for an important date?
The Smiths - Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I ...

Al McKay

you go for a long walk?
Norah Jones

Stratus

you destroy a hotel room?
Skatt Brothers - Walk The Night

Aaron Wright

perfect anthem for Edinburgh
The Proclaimers - Sunshine On Leith

The Miserable Rich

you run from the cops?
Lalo Schifrin - Bullit Soundtrack

White Denim

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

Glen Johnson

first record you remember
Gary Glitter - I'm The Leader Of The Gang

Erobique

you make love?

Nix. Ich habs auch schon erfolglos mit Marvin ...

We Are Scientists

5 favorite human inventions

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

Zohra

5 favorite personal tragedies

Too personal! 

Zwicker

you wake up?
Metro Area - Caught Up

A Guy Called Gerald

your ultimate heartbreak song
Caroll Thompson - One Dance

Justine D

5 favorite clubs

I rarely go out, believe it or not ...

Matthew Herbert

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

Stefan Goldmann

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Meine Nachbarn sind schon genervt genug.

Luke Haines

5 favorite English words

Tedious / Poxy / Sadsac / Rotten / Sod

Dollboy

first record you bought
John Barry - James Bond Collection

James Yorkston

your boozed up anthem

I booze down. 

Windsurf

you are in a depressive mood?
Sun Ra - Lanquidity

Horace Andy

you are love sick?

I can’t play a song because I ...

Skull Defekts

take these three tools with you:

Guitar / Surfboard / Knife

Andy Gill

the song to be played at your funeral
The Velvet Underground - All Tomorrows Parties

Plum

take these three books along:

Wolfgang Goethe: «Faust». It’s poetic, and interesting ...

Chromatics

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Three 6 Mafia - Stay Fly

Chromeo

No. 2
Barry White - Playing Your Game, Baby

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite cities

San Felipe / San Diego / Ibiza / Palm Springs / Bradley ...

Baikonour

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Crosby - Laughing

Daniel Wang

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sumeria - Golden Tears

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

your boozed up anthem
«99 Bottles Of Beers On The Wall»

Gnod

the song to be played at your funeral
Harry Belafonte - Banana Boat Song

Morningwood

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

Swahili Blonde

first record you bought
Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction

Social Disco Club

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

Sandi Thom

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Bernard Herrmann - The Theme From Psycho

Soul Clap

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computer World

Nick Chacona

best soundtrack ever
Rockers

Rocko Schamoni

favorite sports team?

St. Pauli ist das einzige Team, das ich ...

Hannah Cohen

first record you bought

Probably a Salt-N-Pepa or Deee-Lite record.

Phenomenal Handclap Band

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

Shakespeares Sister

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Joni Mitchell - Help Me I Think I’m Falling

Sharon van Etten

you make love?
Portishead - Only You

Justus Köhncke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Jeglicher Drum & Bass.

Candi Staton

you drive a car late at night?
Aretha Franklin - Respect

Lo Fat Orchestra

the song to be played at your funeral
Kommando Sonnenmilch - Es gibt keinen Weihnachtsmann

Alan Oldham

No. 3
«American Flagg»

Bodies Of Water

best concert you ever attended

At an annual barbeque for the WB brand ...

Hatcham Social

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

Minotaur Shock

you sit in the subway?
Tim Hecker

Memory Band

you wake up?
Pharoah Sanders - Golden Lamp

Seether

No. 10
Sevendust - Animosity

Peter Broderick

a song that reminds your friends of you

Hmmm, you'd have to ask my friends ...

Michael Reinboth

you meet your parents?
Carl Orff

The Earlies

take these three tools with you:

a power sander / a spade / an ice skate ...

The Fray

you prepare for an important date?
Frank Sinatra

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite records
Banda Black Rio - Greatest Hits

Jesh

No. 6
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds

Tim Sweeney

you relax on a beach?
Junior Reid - One Blood

Oneida

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Not on my list of desires.

Chelonis R. Jones

you come home from the club?

The hum and buzz inside my head after ...

Birdy Nam Nam

you sit in the subway?

My last live DJ set.

Glass Candy

get these three pets:

cat / dog / parrot

Editors

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

Morton Valence

you sit in a plane?
Buddy Holly

The Invisible

you are love sick?
Joni Mitchell - All I Want

Au Revoir Simone

you relax on a beach?
Gary Wright - Dream Weaver

The Phantom Band

first record you remember
Adam & The Ants - Antmusic

Irvine Welsh

a record you fell in love to
Culture Club - Karma Chameleon

Leo Zero

best soundtrack ever
The Life Aquatic

Scout Niblett

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

Alva Noto

you camp in the desert?
Coil - Triple Sun

Whomadewho

you feel like 1988?
Led Zeppelin

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Blackbird

Seelenluft

a song that reminds you of school
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Malachai

you take a bubble bath?
Barry Manilow - Copacabana

Explosions In The Sky

you eat a cucumber?
Panda Bear - Comfy In Nautica

Lloyd Cole

song for arts and crafts
The Walkmen - The North Pole

Kon & Amir

you run from the cops?
N.W.A. - Fuck Tha Police

Jimmy Edgar

perfect anthem for Detroit
Model 500 - Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)

DJ Hell

you run naked through a cornfield?
Enya - Orinoco Flow

Azari & III

you wake up?

F: Silence.

Clare & The Reasons

a song that reminds you of school
Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby

Jill Jones

you take a bubble bath?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Little Buddha

Peter Kruder

you come home from the club?
Claude Debussy - La Mer

David Holmes

you wake up?
Radiohead

Ben Watt

a record you fell in love to
The Durutti Column - Return Of The Durutti Column

Bing Ji Ling

a song that reminds you of school
Cole Porter - Anything Goes

Cosmin TRG

you cook?
Marsha Hunt - Bad Boogie

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Come Together

Ian Pooley

you wake up?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Kissey Asplund

you wake up?
Blu & Exile - Dancing In The Rain

Padded Cell

you wake up?
Trees - On The Shore (LP)

Fan Death

your sunday morning song
Marina & The Diamonds - Obsessions

John Foxx

first record you remember
Doris Day - Whip crack-away

Monday Michiru

you take a bubble bath?
Nikki Giovanni - A Certain Peace

When Saints Go Machine

you go to a club?
Kenton Slash Demon - Deamon

Everything Everything

perfect anthem for Manchester
Everything Everything - Suffragette Suffragette

VV Brown

you wake up?
Vampire Weekend - A-Punk

Raul Midon

5 favorite personal belongings

my little bag which contains my other personal ...

DJ Mehdi

you take a bubble bath?
Marvin Gaye

Tal Weiss

best concert you ever attended
Faith No More

Funkmasters

a record you fell in love to
Ivory Joe Hunter - Since I Met You Baby

Travis

you are love sick?
Teenage Fanclub - Your Love Is The Place I Come From

Brennan Green

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I want them to be calm. This is ...

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite personal belongings

International Power Converter / shoes / jacket / iPod / PSP 

The Priscillas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Cramps - A Date With Elvis

Max Romeo

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

We Are Wolves

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Contemporary / Flash Art / Film Comment

Shine 2009

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Omar - There's Nothing Like This

Joan As Police Woman

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

Race Horses

you sit in the subway?
Ricky Nelson - Travelin' Man

Gwyneth Herbert

you make love?
The Velvet Underground - Venus in Furs

KT Tunstall

perfect anthem for Edinburgh
The Proclaimers - Sunshine On Leith

Trans Am

you sit in a plane?
R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

Karl Culley

your sunday morning song
Robin Williamson - Back In Paris

Radio 4

a record you fell in love to
Skunk - Hots On 4 Suzy

Alela Diane

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Loudon Wainwright III - The Swimming Song

The Morning Benders

a record you fell in love to
The Beatles - You're Gonna Lose That Girl

Woodpigeon

5 favorite records
Elliott Smith - XO

Heidi Happy

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Architecture In Helsinki

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

Boozoo Bajou

No. 7
Rhythm & Sound - With The Artists

Yellowman

a song that reminds your friends of you
Yellowman - Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt

Tony Carrasco

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City

Lindstrom

a record you fell in love to
Bob Dylan - Girl From The North Country

The Bangles

you paint your apartment?
The Beatles - White Album

Dennis Bovell

you wake up?
Otis Redding - I've Got Dreams To Remember

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
The Beatles - Rubber Soul

Ray Mang

you sit in a plane?
Ben Richardson - Sky Diver

Wall-E

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

Lanoiraude

5 favorite remixes
Gwen Guthrie - Seventh Heaven (Larry Levan Remix)

Leon Ware

first record you bought
Erroll Garner - Concert By The Sea

Midlake

first record you remember
Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut

Simple Kid

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Status Quo - Down Down

Kris Menace

perfect anthem for Paris
Gilbert Becaud

The Loose Salute

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Mirror Mirror

record you were looking for the longest
Jobriath - Creatures Of The Street

Chris & Cosey

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Kool & The Gang

you meet your parents?
The Isley Brothers - Ohio; The Supremes - Where Did Our...

Brothers Of End

you want to disturb your neighbours?
King Tubby - Original Dub

Andreya Triana

first record you remember

«If You Love Me Let Me Go». My ...

Mooner

No. 8
Rah Band - The Crunch & Beyond

Morpheus

you are in a depressive mood?
Joy Division - Atrocity Exhibition

Kalabrese

your boozed up anthem
Tom Waits - Straight To The Top

The Jackets

your party anthem
The Sonics - Boom

Mark E.

you make love?
U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

Rumer

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

Faust

your ultimate heartbreak song
Charlie Parker - Lover Man

First Aid Kit

you relax on a beach?
Megapuss - Surfing

Mystery Jets

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Animal Collective - Kids On Holiday

Our Broken Garden

you destroy a hotel room?

I don’t.

Manuel Tur

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Björk - Hyperballad

Good Shoes

you work in the garden?
Young Knives - Weekends And Bleakdays

Xiu Xiu

take these three CDs/records with you:

a complete box set of islamic music / a ...

Syd Matters

you ride a bicycle?
Roxy Music - Would You Believe?

The Ones

first record you bought
Cerrone - Supernature

Electric 6

you are on a football field?
Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Richard Norris

you make love?
Can - Yoo Doo Right

Lail Arad

you sit by a camp fire?
Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason To Stay Here

James Holden

your boozed up anthem
Queen - We Are The Champions

Doe Paoro

first record you remember
«Free To Be... You And Me»

DJ Nature

your party anthem
DJ Nature - Everyone

Michael Mayer

a song that reminds your friends of you
Laid Back - Bakerman

Pacifika

5 favorite personal victories

waking up happy / eating well / getting sun / finishing ...

Sarah Jaffe

your ultimate heartbreak song
Fleetwood Mac - Silver Springs

Brian Jackson

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

Chikinki

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lerner/Loewe - If Ever I Should Leave You

The Good Natured

start to learn these three things:

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

Gossip

you feel like 1982?
Loose Joints - Is It All Over My Face?

Dominique Leone

the song to be played at your funeral
Randy Newman - Lonely At The Top

Kathy Zimmer

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

Ora Cogan

you wake up?
Ben E. King - Amor

Jonathan Wilson

you camp in the desert?
David Crosby - Cowboy Movie

Invisible Conga People

you wake up?
Fishmans - Long Season

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite TV shows

«Screen Burn» / «Fawlty Towers» / «The Office» / «Rising Damp ...

Soft Rocks

you relax on a beach?
Gilberto Gil - Toda Menina Bahiana

A Touch Of Class

you wake up?
Sonny & Cher - I Got You Babe

Beverley Knight

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

Jay Jay Johanson

you make love?
Air

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite human inventions

Wurlitzer electric piano / Fender telecaster / the toaster / the ...

Hacienda

a song that reminds your friends of you
Lee Dorsey - Working In The Coalmine

DJ Vadim

you are love sick?
Minnie Riperton - Adventures In Paradise

Kinski

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

In Flagranti

you go to a club?

If there is a lot of girls in ...

Howe Gelb

take these three tools with you:

right eyebrow / left eyebrow / slightly crinkled beard

Emma Tricca

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
John & Beverly Martyn - Stormbringer (LP)

Grizzly Bear

you take a bubble bath?
The Free Design - Bubbles

GusGus

you sit in the subway?

Siggi: There’s no subway in Reykjavik!

Bosque Brown

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chad And Jeremy - A Summer Song

Defend Moscow

best Pet Shop Boys song
Pet Shop Boys - It's A Sin

Franz Nicolay

you are love sick?
Lorraine Ellison - Stay With Me

Lovefingers

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

Droog

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Renegade Soundwave - Women Respond To Bass

Telephones

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

Micah P. Hinson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Marc Romboy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

Ashley Beedle

you sit in a plane?

Books and mags only on planes.

Broken Social Scene

get these three pets:

a monkey / a cat / a raccoon

Osborne

you go to a club?

Well, there wouldn’t be a specific song ...

Julia Franck

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

meine Freunde / die potentielle Möglichkeit ins Kino ...

Modeselektor

5 favorite places in the world

Luftahnsa-Businesslounge in Wien / Burger King am Flughafen Tegel ...

Marit Bergman

the song to be played at your funeral
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - Don't Leave Me This Wa...

Division Of Laura Lee

you sit in the subway?
Mew - An Envoy To The Open Fields

George Duke

the song to be played at your funeral
Milton Nascimento - Bridges

Yacht

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

Jacob Golden

your boozed up anthem
Ryan Adams - Come Pick Me Up

Rebelski

perfect anthem for Manchester
New Order - Regret

Audie Darling

which person from the city you like the most?

One of my best friends ever, Rob McLain ...

Trevor Jackson

you are in a depressive mood?
Björk - Hyperballad

Metronomy

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Oscar: I started using television-theme tunes as ring ...

Gravenhurst

you walk in the rain?
David Dundas & Rick Wentworth - Withnail's Theme

Dave Clarke

you make love?
Bauhaus; The Psychedelic Furs

Dinky

5 favorite authors

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

The Late Greats

you stay in bed?
Neil Young

Shitdisco

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

Mélissa Laveaux

a song to seduce you
Suzanne Vega - Caramel

Odawas

the song to be played at your funeral
Dennis Wilson - End Of The Show

Tim Mälzer

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

Kneipen und Restaurants / Supermärkte / den HSV

Devendra Banhart

you prepare for an important date?
The Espers - The Espers (LP)

Bomb The Bass

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

Mouse On Mars

a record you fell in love to
Mortician - Devoured Alive

Pearly Gates

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - I Wish

Senor Coconut

you fall asleep?
Haruomi Hosono - Omni Sight Seeing

Fujiya & Miyagi

best concert you ever attended
My Bloody Valentine

Ewan Pearson

a record you fell in love to
Cat Power - Where Is My Love?

Chris Coco

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

Bronnt Industries Kapital

first record you bought
Bad Manners - Can Can

Apache Beat

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Tanya Stephens

you run naked through a cornfield?

Police sirens. They will come and catch me!

Gilles Peterson

you sit in the subway?
Mos Def - Universal Magnetic

The Revenge

perfect anthem for Glasgow
The Blue Nile - Tinsel Town In The Rain

Dwele

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bill Cosby - Martin's Funeral

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite club?

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

Lhasa

a record you fell in love to
Radiohead - In Rainbows

Mark Archer

a song that reminds your friends of you
Sugar Bear - Don't Scandalize Mine

Afrika Bambaataa

you drive a car late at night?
The Supremes

Boom Bip

you drive a car late at night?
Cluster - Marzipan

Chrome Hoof

you walk in the rain?
Cream - Sunshine Of Your Love

Matthew Dear

a song that reminds you of school
LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out

Cortney Tidwell

No. 5
Depeche Mode - Black Celebration

Matmos

take these three books along:

«The Complete Reprint of Physique Pictorial: 1951-1990» / A ...

Kissogram

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

Magic Mike

a record you fell in love to
The Commodores - Easy

Kid Loco

you go to a club?
Primal Scream - Loaded

Fingerpicked

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

Kasper Bjorke

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

Terence Bernardo

your sunday morning song
Thelonious Monk - Solo Monk

Nicole Willis

learn these three songs by heart:
Rotary Connection - The Sea & She

Kevin Saunderson

which person from the city you like the most?

The Electrifying Mojo. He was a radio personality ...

Bettye Lavette

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

Dego

you wake up?
Underground Resistance - The Final Frontier

Art Brut

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

Little Dragon

5 favorite animals

Dragon / Unicorn / Lion / Tiger / Haraxar

Holy Ghost!

you sit in the subway?
D-Train - You’re The One For Me (Labor Of Love Mix)

Future Beat Alliance

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Carl Craig - Landcruising (LP)

Cajun Dance Party

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

Gemma Ray

5 favorite animals

dogs / pigs / woodlouse / cats / rats

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Finger Magazine

Issue 6

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

News

Chromatics: Kill For Love

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

Most recent Interviews

Hannah Cohen

best concert you ever attended
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Doe Paoro

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

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Valery Gore

you make love?
Bernice - Pacemaker

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Sarah Jaffe

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

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