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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

Justine D

you drive a car late at night?
New Order - Elegia

Marcus Bonfanti

best soundtrack ever
Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

The Diaphanoids

you run from the cops?
The Clash

Gossip

you feel like 1982?
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Horse Meat Disco

start to learn these three things:

Arabic, Semiotics and Surgery!

Joan As Police Woman

you sit in a plane?
Cass McCombs - County Line

Max Romeo

best song by Lee Perry
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Small Axe

Rod Thomas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Michelle

Molly Wagger

you rob a bank?
Blues Brothers - Peter Gunn Theme

Leo Zero

perfect anthem for London
Bang The Party - Release Your Body

Rich Medina

best concert you ever attended
Earth, Wind & Fire

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Eugene McDaniels - Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse

Peter Kruder

you are on a football field?

«Immer wieder, immer wieder, immer wieder Österreich...» auch ...

Tiago

you wake up?
Sea Power & Change - Yesterday Is Dead

Modeselektor

5 favorite instruments

Pauke /Geige / Trompete / Kontrabass / Gitarre

Jacques Renault

No. 3
Creedence Clearwater Revival - I Put A Spell On You

First Aid Kit

you cook?
Joanna Newsom - Peach, Plum, Pear

Candi Staton

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Beyoncé - Irreplaceable

Lucky Luke

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She Said She Said

KT Tunstall

you meet your parents?
Robert Plant & Allison Krauss - Please Read The Letter

Large Professor

5 favorite rhymes
Main Source - Live At The Barbecue

Metronomy

best concert you ever attended

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

Lanoiraude

5 favorite authors

Boris Vian. Thought-provoking, innovative 50’s writer. / Charles ...

The Morning Benders

first record you bought
Boyz II Men - II

Bush Tetras

you sit in a plane?
Manu Chao - Clandestino

Ewan Pearson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Cat Power - Where Is My Love?

Trevor Jackson

you relax on a beach?
Horace Andy

The Soulsavers

a record you fell in love to
Elliott Smith - Either/Or

Cornelius

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Van Halen - Jump

Terry Lynn

favorite street?

Rushworth Ave.

DJ Nature

first record you remember
Martha & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Streets

Justice

5 favorite personal victories

Made DJ Hell discover «Rage Against The Machine ...

Yoav

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

No Age

you are stoned?
Animal Collective - Queen In My Pictures

Vashti Bunyan

take these three CDs/records with you:
Lambchop - Nixon

James Pants

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Seeds - A Faded Picture

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite band hailing from the city?

Mooses On Acid

Ilija Rudman

perfect anthem for Croatia
Santana - Europa (Earth's Cry, Heaven's Smile)

Telephones

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
New Musik - 24 Hours From Culture

Tahiti 80

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

Kris Menace

your party anthem
Prodigy - Smack My Bitch Up

Tony Carrasco

a record you fell in love to
Carole King - It’s Too Late

Bottin

No. 8

Kharkov HRK. It’s in Ukraine and it ...

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you remember
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Final Fantasy

you prepare for an important date?
Cyndi Lauper

Al Kent

the song to be played at your funeral
Ruby Andrews - Just Loving You

John Foxx

the song to be played at your funeral
Ludwig van Beethoven - Ode For Joy

Howling Bells

your boozed up anthem
Heart - Magic Man

Padded Cell

you make breakfast?
Ramsey Lewis - Mother Nature's Son (LP)

Belle & Sebastian

you meet your parents?
Richard Thompson - Vincent Black Lightning

Empire Of The Sun

you rob a bank?
Rage Against The Machine - Bullet In The Head

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Marit Bergman

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

Yellowman

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

Dollskabeat

5 favorite movies

«A Clockwork Orange» by Stanley Kubrick / «Blue Velvet ...

King Britt

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Stevie Wonder - Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plan...

Bjorn Torske

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Count Ossie And The Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari - Gr...

Tim Sweeney

you take a bubble bath?
Dr. Demento - Fish Heads

Brothers Of End

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

Alter Ego

a song that reminds you of school
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Headless Heroes

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Terry Riley - A Rainbow In Curved Air

Colder

No. 10
Mark Hollis - A Life (1895-1915)

Anna Kashfi

your guilty pleasure song
Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch

Karl Bartos

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Mechanical Bride

first record you remember
Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite

Paul Frick

you come home from the club?
Radiohead - Lotus Flower

Tim Mälzer

the song to be played at your funeral
Tom Waits - Anywhere I Lay My Head

Radio 4

your liberation anthem
Blur - Girls And Boys

DJ Vadim

you destroy a hotel room?
M.O.P. - Ante Up

Thieves Like Us

you prepare for an important date?

I don’t go on dates.

Alela Diane

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay

Tanya Stephens

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

Trusme

first record you bought
Michael Jackson

Marius Circus

the song to be played at your funeral
Imagination - Point Of No Return

Daniel Wang

your party anthem
Poussez - Don’t Stop, Keep Movin'

Chris & Cosey

your ultimate heartbreak song
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Xiu Xiu

get these three pets:

a pig / an elephant / a manatee

Mirror Mirror

you wake up?
Dead Can Dance - Carnival Of Light

Charles Webster

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now

Angel Deradoorian

perfect anthem for New York
Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street

Coldplay

a song that reminds your friends of you
Queen - We Are The Champions

Cajun Dance Party

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Pavement - Slanted And Enchanted

Phil Mison

your sunday morning song
Pat Metheny - A Map Of The World

Lopazz

you prepare for an important date?

Gehe ich in mich und lenke mich nicht ...

Suzanne Vega

a song that reminds you of school
Isaac Hayes - Shaft

Cazals

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I've Got A Feeling

Chuck D

you cook?

I don’t cook chinese. I just buy.

Theo Parrish

you jog?
Mobb Deep

Kissey Asplund

perfect anthem for Stockholm
Jan Johanson - Visa Fran Utanmyra

Kool & The Gang

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

Sebastien Tellier

a record you fell in love to
Dennis Wilson - Pacific Ocean Blue

Vetiver

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Michael Hurley - Sweedeedee

Mavis Staples

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up

Bebel Gilberto

the song to be played at your funeral
Cazuza - Brasil

Joakim

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

The Hidden Cameras

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dead Prez - Hip Hop (Let’s Get Free)

Mr Scruff

you relax on a beach?
Kelan Phil Cohran - On The Beach

Fabrizio Mammarella

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

Hannah Scott

the song to be played at your funeral
Sergej Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 2, 2nd Movement

M.A.N.D.Y.

you relax on a beach?

The Studio One Compilation on Soul Jazz Records.

Johnossi

favorite street corner?

O: Tjähovsgatan/Östgöagatan. I like this ...

Turzi

your ultimate heartbreak song

Any kind of New Beat music. It shows ...

Cortney Tidwell

No. 9
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Fiona Daniel

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Das macht Spass! Ein Kollege macht das immer ...

James Holden

first record you remember
The Beach Boys

The Bangles

you make love?
Calexico

VV Brown

you take a bubble bath?
Sade - Cherish The Day

Chikinki

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

White Denim

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Alice

Editors

you feel like 1992?
Cast - Sandstorm

Plum

learn these three songs by heart:
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

In Flagranti

you sit in the subway?

I don’t like to have headphones on ...

Azari & III

you sit in a plane?
Alice Coltrane

Pearly Gates

your sunday morning song
Amazing Grace

Kevin Saunderson

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

That would probably be the governor.

Comanechi

you paint your apartment?
Le Tigre - Le Tigre

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Coldplay - Parachutes

Droog

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Cavedogs - Leave Me Alone

Blow Monkeys

a song that reminds you of school
The Sweet - Blockbuster

Jesh

No. 4
The Beatles - White Album

Rebelski

you are in a depressive mood?
Air - All I Need

My Morning Jacket

you drive a car late at night?
James - Five-O

Matmos

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

White Hinterland

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

Prince Language

you watch girls go by?
Slave - Watching You

Glass Candy

learn these three songs by heart:
2Pac - Str8 Ballin’

Bosque Brown

best concert you ever attended
Lift To Experience

Soul Clap

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bobby D'Ambrosio - Moment Of My Life

Casual

you prepare for an important date?
Too Short

Micah P. Hinson

your boozed up anthem

Shit, I don't get pissed. Sorry.  

!!!

your ultimate heartbreak song
Neil Young - Danger Bird

Ian Hart

best Beatles song
The Beatles - In My Life

Telepopmusik

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Mugison

5 favorite animals

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

Van She

5 favorite human inventions

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

Apache Beat

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

Simone White

your party anthem
Amy Winehouse - You Know I'm No Good

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song that reminds you of school
Nas - Halftime

Bloc Party

you destroy a hotel room?
At The Drive-In - Arcarsenal

Michael Reinboth

you cook?
Sun Ra - Lanquidity

Interpol

you cook?
Chet Baker - But Not For Me

Mark Archer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Derrick May

Cosmo

5 favorite drinks

Coffee / Hot Chocolate / Still Water / Cava / Rioja

Charlotte Hatherley

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Radiohead

C. Gibbs

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Something

Tal Weiss

a song that reminds you of school
Pixies - Hey

Andy Gill

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I compose my own.

Chrome Hoof

you fall asleep?
Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

Black Angels

you prepare for an important date?
The Beatles - Please Please Me

Constance Amiot

a record you fell in love to

Tricky question, many records.

Gnod

your ultimate heartbreak song
Rolf Harris - Two Little Boys

Living Things

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Ludwig van Beethoven - 5th Symphony

Lindstrom

first record you remember
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Moving Units

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Carpenters - Superstar

Caribou

first record you bought
Rush

Annie

you are on a football field?
Turbonegro - I Got Erection

Sharon van Etten

you make love?
Portishead - Only You

Baikonour

best concert you ever attended
Sonic Youth

Neon Heights

you meet your parents?
The Birthday Party

Martin Rev

you make love?
Maurice Ravel - Daphne Et Chloé

Heidi

you relax on a beach?

I like to hear the waves crash on ...

Kissogram

first record you bought
Pete Seeger

Rocko Schamoni

favorite place to shag?

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

Karl Culley

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears - Stronger

David Pajo

take these three books along:

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

Matthew Dear

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
John Prine - Great Compromise

The Good Natured

take these three CDs/records with you:
Arcade Fire - Funeral

Birdy Nam Nam

you run from the cops?
Giorgio Moroder - The Chase

Thievery Corporation

you sit in the subway?
Frank Sinatra - They Can't Take That Away From Me

Mélissa Laveaux

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

New Young Pony Club

a song that reminds you of school
Eric B. & Rakim - Paid In Full

Invisible Conga People

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Phew - Kodomo No You Ni

Bronnt Industries Kapital

first record you bought
Bad Manners - Can Can

Midlake

best Beatles song
The Beatles - This Boy

David Morales

you sit in the subway?
South Shore Commission - We're On The Right Track

Emma Tricca

your boozed up anthem
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks

DJ Cherrystones

you sit in the subway?
Writing On The Wall - The Power Of The Picts

Zambri

you sit by a camp fire?
Hooray For Earth - Surrounded By Your Friends

Kaos

best Kraftwerk song

Alles! Ich kann mich bei Kraftwerk nicht auf ...

The Golden Filter

you sit by a camp fire?
Arthur Brown - Fire

Lloyd Cole

first record you remember
The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love

Port O'Brien

you meet your parents?
Neil Young - Heart Of Gold

Cypress Hill

first record you remember
Jimi Hendrix - Band Of Gypsys

Newton Faulkner

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

Dan Michaelson

best concert you ever attended
Beck

Captain Sensible

take these three books along:

Martin Strong: «The Great Psychedelic Discography» / Charles Darwin ...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

perfect anthem for New York
Joe Bataan - Special Girl

Bing Ji Ling

first record you remember
Simon & Garfunkel - The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin...

Everything Everything

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Radiohead - The Gloaming

Good Shoes

you wake up?

I don’t listen to a particular song ...

Grizzly Bear

you cook?
Nina Simone

Dollboy

you paint your apartment?
Michael Nyman - Angelfish Decay

The Phantom Band

perfect anthem for Glasgow
Uncle John & Whitelock - Maryhill

Brasstronaut

you take a bubble bath?
Björk - Aurora

Circlesquare

you make love?
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless (LP)

Gwyneth Herbert

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Rufus Wainwright - Dinner At Eight

Pink Skull

a record you fell in love to
Roxy Music - Avalon

Race Horses

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Crimea - White Russian Galaxy

Love Inks

your sunday morning song

There's a great reggae show on the ...

Dego

you are on a football field?
Doug Carn - Higher Ground

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
Henry Mancini - Silver Streak

Mark Richardson

you are on the tour bus?
Pulled Apart By Horses - Back To The Fuck Yeah

The Project Club

you play ping-pong?
Kraftwerk - Popcorn

Chelonis R. Jones

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Smiths

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite English words

baby / cunt / blue / money / right

Stratus

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

Wordsworth

first record you bought
Run DMC - Here We Go

Beppe Loda

first record you bought
Shocking Blue - Venus

Michael Mayer

your sunday morning song
Richard Harris - MacArthur Park

Emmy The Great

best video clip you ever saw
Beastie Boys - Sabotage

Panico

take these three books along:

Alejandro Jodorowsky: «El Paraiso De Los Loros» / Antonin ...

Zohra

5 favorite magazines

Happinezz / National Geographic / Vanity Fair / Groove / **** Music

Smudo

you relax on a beach?

Hoffentlich keine Musik sondern nur das Meeresrauschen.

Gary Lucas

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

Stefan Goldmann

you are love sick?

Nichts aus der Sammlung meiner Ex-Freundin. Ansonsten aber ...

Aaron Wright

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beatles - Martha My Dear

Shitdisco

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

Oyvind Morken

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - We Are The Robots

Senor Coconut

you wake up?
The Beatles - Something

Lovefingers

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Neil Young - I Believe In You

Holy Ghost!

you play ping-pong?

N: I fucking HATE pingpong. 

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite movies

Unzählbar.

Chris Carrier

5 favorite personal tragedies

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

The Late Greats

you are love sick?
Frank Sinatra

Coyote

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Tom Middleton - Sound Of The Cosmos Mix

Penguin Prison

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Johnny Cash - Unchained

Marissa Nadler

you feel like 1982?

I was one year old in 1982. So ...

Max Tundra

you sit in a plane?
Pere Ubu - Birdies

Sandi Thom

you fall asleep?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Beverley Knight

you drive a car late at night?
Beyoncé - Crazy In Love

Glen Johnson

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

Hacienda

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sam Cooke - Lost And Lookin'

Daddy-O

you sit in a plane?
Louise Hay - 101 Power Thoughts (audio book)

Ora Cogan

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

Seether

you are love sick?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Into My Arms

Matthew Herbert

take these three books along:

Kyril Bonfiglioni: «The Mortdecai Trilogy» by / Don DeLillo ...

Young Knives

your boozed up anthem
The Monkees - Hey Hey We're The Monkees

Raul Midon

5 favorite bands you know personally

Stevie Wonder / India Arie / James Taylor / D’Angelo ...

Kelli Ali

you sit in a plane?
Ennio Morricone

Future Beat Alliance

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Mystery Jets

you play ping-pong?
Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

Rainer Trüby

a song that reminds your friends of you
Marcos Valle - Sei La

Faust

you cook?
Daniel Lanois - Marie-Claire (For The Beauty Of Wynoma)

Seelenluft

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

Heidi Happy

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Johnny Cash - Bird On A Wire

Dani Siciliano

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Al Green - Simply Beautiful

The Bees

you destroy a hotel room?
James Brown & The Famous Flames - Tell Me That You Love...

Mooner


Top 10 Cosmic LPs of all time

N.A.S.A.

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Twilight Zone Theme

Little Dragon

5 favorite animals

Dragon / Unicorn / Lion / Tiger / Haraxar

Syd Matters

you go to a club?
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Monday Michiru

you dig for old records?
Miles Davis - So What

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you stay in bed?
Rondo - Margarita

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you are on a football field?

Gerald: Wahrscheinlich Sprechchöre.

Bit-tuner

learn these three songs by heart:
Guns N' Roses - Patience

The Revenge

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Donald Fagen - I.G.Y.

Terence Bernardo

a record you fell in love to

It would be too distracting for me to ...

Richard Norris

you feel like 1972?
The Sweet - Blockbuster

Mouse On Mars

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

Dennis Kane

first record you remember
Nat King Cole - A Blossom Fell

Jackpot

you come home from the club?
Velvet Underground - Stephanie Says

DJ Mehdi

you drive a car late at night?
Public Enemy - Welcome To The Terrordrome

Minus 8

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

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite personal belongings

Um es mit dem Text von «Woman» (ein ...

Wooden Shjips

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

Osborne

your boozed up anthem
Supertramp - Breakfast In America

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
Kraftwerk - Radioactivity

Sibrydion

No. 5
Y Cyrff - Llawenydd Heb Ddiwedd

Wally Badarou

first record you remember
Guy Béart - L'eau Vive

Jazzanova

first record you bought
Elvis Presley - King Creole

Lail Arad

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime

US3

best Beatles song
The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road

Tridact

you run naked through a cornfield?
Wagon Christ - Rendleshack

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Sergei Wassiljewitsch Rachmaninow

Fanfarlo

first record you remember
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

Ingrid Olava

favorite street corner?

My own – in the old city of Oslo.

James Murphy

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
LCD Soundsystem - Never As Tired As When I'm Waking Up

A Guy Called Gerald

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang

Pepe Bradock

you walk through a dark forest?
Herbie Hancock - Rain Dance

Windsurf

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Alice Coltrane - Hare Krishna

Gilles Peterson

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

2raumwohnung

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

Bars / Clubs / Gallerien

Linda Lewis

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

Nicky Siano

a record you fell in love to
The Spinners - I'll Be Around

Robin Saville

you prepare for an important date?
Sister Sledge - He's The Greatest Dancer

Broken Social Scene

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

repertory cinemas / pretty girls / the beat

CALLmeKAT

best movie that takes place in the city?

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

Travis

you smuggle diamonds?
Lalo Schifrin - Bullit Soundtrack

Peanut Butter Wolf

first record you remember
«The Entertainer»

Soul Mekanik

you make love?
Linkwood Family - Piece Of Mind

A Mountain Of One

a record you fell in love to
Nick Drake - Riverman

Jonathan Wilson

you wake up?
Vetiver - I Know No Pardon

Heavy

you paint your apartment?
Lipps Inc. - Funky Town

Sam Amidon

you drive a car late at night?
Miles Davis - The Complete Live At The Plugged Nickel

Howe Gelb

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Rainer / Pappy / Thelonious Monk

Valery Gore

you sit by a camp fire?
Ellen McIlwaine - Can't Find My Way Home (Steve Winwood...

Morningwood

first record you bought
Paula Abdul

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite things about Albuquerque

the food / kachina belts / beaded belts / frito pie ...

Whomadewho

5 favorite remixes
Headman - It Rough (Chicken Lips Remix)

Quiet Village

you drive a car late at night?
John Carpenter - The Fog

Dwele

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Amerie - 1 Thing

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality

Jimi Jamison

your boozed up anthem
Garth Brooks - Friends In Low Places

The Miserable Rich

you jog?
Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters

Dinky

5 favorite TV shows

I dont watch TV. I haven’t owned ...

Leon Ware

first record you bought
Erroll Garner - Concert By The Sea

Jesse Lenat

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue

The Priscillas

start to learn these three things:

H: speak Italian / how to build a boat ...

George Duke

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Four And More

Yuck

you take a bubble bath?
Babes In Toyland - Bluebell

Luke Haines

5 favorite cities

Bradford / Exeter / Cologne / Munich / Damascus

Art Brut

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
OMC - How Bizarre

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three tools with you:

I don’t need any tool. Who do ...

Our Broken Garden

you stay in bed?
Cocteau Twins

Woolfy

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - Just Like Heaven

Morpheus

the song to be played at your funeral
Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky

Hot Chip

you wake up?
Apocalypse Now

Sandro Perri

you destroy a hotel room?
Ween - Mourning Glory

Kinski

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

Kathryn Williams

you make love?

Silence... for concentration!

Sarah Jaffe

best concert you ever attended
-

Bobbito Garcia

you cook?
Mongo Santamaria - Tenderly

Kool Keith

you sit in a plane?
Skyy - High

Kinky

5 favorite restaurants

Matsuhisa, Los Angeles / Contramar, Mexico City / Genghis Cohen ...

Cage The Elephant

you walk in the rain?
Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Howlin' Rain

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

David Holmes

you wake up?
The Verve

Fol Chen

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Innocence Mission - Keeping Awake

Duke Special

record you were looking for the longest
Magnetic Fields

Kid Koala

you wake up?
Kid Koala - Music For Morning People

Jean-Michel Jarre

best concert you ever attended

That was a concert where I stood on ...

Gary Numan

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

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite things about LA

Mexican Food / Weather / The Dodgers / Grifith Observitory / Tar ...

Bill Adler

perfect anthem for New York
Run DMC - Sucker MC's

Erik Truffaz

you wake up?
Robert Wyatt - Comicopera

Peter, Bjorn & John

you make love?
Boards Of Canada

Ralphi Rosario

first record you remember
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

DJ Hell

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

Richard Hawley

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t drive which is a good ...

Melanie C

5 favorite records
System Of A Down - Toxicity

Jay Jay Johanson

you make love?
Air

My Bee's Garden

your ultimate heartbreak song
Department Of Eagles - In Ear Park

James Yorkston

first record you bought

«20 Rock 'n' Roll Greatest Hits». Featuring Bill ...

Camille

you relax on a beach?
Bob Marley

AM

No. 8
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Irvine Welsh

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

Apiento

you wake up?
Electronic - Getting Away With It

Architeq

you play ping-pong?
Kelpe - Shipwreck Glue

Wall-E

you drive a car late at night?
Jimi Hendrix - Trash Man

Ed Harcourt

you need to get work done?
Steve Reich - Six Pianos

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Lee Perry

Slove

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Sid Vicious - My Way

Prefuse 73

you make love?

Mixtapes that go different places, put on repeat.

John Klemmer

you make breakfast?

I don’t eat breakfast. I do eat ...

Tom Vek

5 favorite human inventions

musical instruments / cars / buildings / telephones / time

DJ Touché

No. 8

«Dead And Buried» (Gary A Sherman, 1981). One ...

Lydia Lunch

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?

Which I do at least once a week ...

Marc Romboy

you cook?
Luciano Pavarotti

Nicole Willis

learn these three songs by heart:
Heart - Crazy On You

Mungolian Jetset

record you were looking for the longest

Still have not found those...

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite records
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Caron Wheeler

you sit in the subway?
Stevie Wonder - All Day Sucker

Nils Frahm

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

Division Of Laura Lee

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

Lo Fat Orchestra

first record you bought
Pet Shop Boys - Suburbia

Mugwump

you come home from the club?
Pluto - Pluto's Retreat

Ratatat

your boozed up anthem
Jay-Z - Hard Knock Life

Odawas

record you were looking for the longest
The Frogs - It's Only Right And Natural

Pilooski

first record you remember
Imagination - Body Talk

Ronny & Renzo

you are angry?
Skinny Puppy - The Choke

Julia Franck

take these three DVDs along:

oh, DVDs kämen auf eine einsame Insel ...

Georg Levin

you sit in the subway?
Grace Jones - Private Life

Kalabrese

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Justus Köhncke - Timecode (Lexx Edit)

Afrika Bambaataa

the song to be played at your funeral
James Brown - Say It Loud I'm Black And Proud

Beautiful Swimmers

you take a bubble bath?
Dolphins Into The Future

Treefight For Sunlight

first record you remember
The Beatles

Ricardo Villalobos

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

Boozoo Bajou

No. 2
Primal Scream - Screamadelica

The Jackets

your sunday morning song
Lee Hazlewood & Nancy Sinatra - Some Velvet Morning

Justus Köhncke

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Ben Watt

a song that reminds you of school
The Police - Roxanne

Higamos Hogamos

you camp in the desert?
Can - Mother Sky

Studio

you take a bubble bath?
Suicide - Diamonds, Furcoats And Champagne

Eagles Of Death Metal

you prepare for an important date?

First of all I have three greek boys ...

Hugh Herrera

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

We Are Scientists

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

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

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song that reminds your friends of you
Devendra Banhart - Will Is My Friend

The Rayographs

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

Bodies Of Water

your ultimate heartbreak song
Roy Orbison - It's Over

Sven Väth

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

Simple Kid

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

Miss Platnum

you walk the cat walk?
Amerie - 1 Thing

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite animals

Ducks / Swans / Geese / Pigs / Cats

Alan Oldham

No. 5
Anything by Ashley Wood

Sumner Brothers

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tom Waits - Alice

Alexander Robotnick

you are in a depressive mood?
Gilbert Becaud - Et Maintenant

Chromeo

a song you would use as a ring-tone
«Hava Nagila»

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a record you fell in love to
Melanie - Some Say (I Got Devil)

Erol Alkan

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Chapterhouse - Falling Down

Dillon

you miss Berlin?
Milva - Alexanderplatz

The Shortwave Set

best concert you ever attended
The Stone Roses

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite sports team?

I hate sports.

Round Table Knights

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

The Loose Salute

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

Bettye Lavette

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

Little Jackie

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

Pyrolator

5 favorite movies

Zu viele.

Stephan Remmler

first record you bought
Elvis Presley - 50'000'000 Elvis Fans Can't Be Wrong

Whitehouse

first record you remember
Yoko Ono - Fly

El-P

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Cage - Ballad Of Worms

Ashley Beedle

you relax on a beach?
Donald Byrd - Places And Spaces

Bob Power

you wake up?
The Beatles - Good Day Sunshine

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite personal tragedies

Radio 1 / NME / London / T in the park ...

Ian Pooley

you play a game of chess?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite months

april / may / september / december / january

John Daly

take these three books along:

Samuel Beckett: «Collected Short Plays». Pure genius. Refined ...

Nick Chacona

best soundtrack ever
Rockers

Shawn Lee

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
James Blunt

Brian Jackson

first record you remember
Clifford Brown with Strings - Yesterdays

Bill Callahan

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

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Big Star - Holocaust

Pastor

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Mayer Hawthorne - No Strings

Polly Scattergood

you drive a car late at night?
Joni Mitchell - River

Manuel Tur

perfect anthem for Essen
Bat For Lashes - The Big Sleep

Lhasa

first record you bought
Donovan - A Gift From A Flower To A Garden

Clare & The Reasons

best concert you ever attended
Caetano Veloso

Kid Loco

you sit in a plane?
The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight

Lexx

you cook?
Yellow Magic Orchestra - La Femme Chinoise

Munk

you prepare for an important date?
Böhse Onkelz

Luca C & Brigante

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite

Million Stylez

best day of the week in the city?

Friday, because it’s not until then evrerybody ...

Shakespeares Sister

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday

Loane

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

The Earlies

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

Holger Czukay

you sit in the subway?

Ich hasse Musik in der U-Bahn.

Ilya Santana

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Vangelis - Alpha

Sondre Lerche

you ride a bicycle?

I used to take the bike to the ...

Devendra Banhart

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

Swahili Blonde

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Leonard Cohen

Unconventional Science

first record you bought
Dilated Peoples - The Platform

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition/Night On Bald Mo...

Anja Schneider

your sunday morning song
Steve Bug - Loverboy

Still Going

your sunday morning song

E & L: Usually we are sleeping sunday mornings.

Gravenhurst

you prepare for an important date?

Not sure. I’ll get back to you ...

Papst & Abstinenzler

you drive a car late at night?
Outkast - Return Of The G

Cosmin TRG

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

Parlour

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Leonard Cohen - Everybody Knows

David Rodigan


Top 5 Rocksteady tunes (1-5); Top 5 Ska ...

José James

you sit in a plane?

Usually the set from the night before. We ...

Alexandra Hope

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Galaxie 500 - 4th Of July

Yacht

No. 8
Sade - Smooth Operator

Efterklang

perfect anthem for Copenhagen
Love Shop - Copenhagen Dreaming

Jakob der Lügner

your boozed up anthem
Beastie Boys - So Watcha Want

Anne Clark

5 favorite personal belongings

iPod / Notebook / a good pen / a birthday card ...

Alva Noto

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Like A Stuntman

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Delia Derbyshire - The Wizards Laboratory

Scout Niblett

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

There's not one constant song... but if ...

Fan Death

your sunday morning song
Marina & The Diamonds - Obsessions

Barbara Carlotti

perfect anthem for Paris
John Cale - Paris 1919

Sóley

the perfect anthem for Hafnarfjörður
Vinur Hafnarfjarðar

Ost & Kjex

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Don Johnson - Heartbeat

Bill Brewster

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Honeybus - I Can’t Let Maggie Go

Wolfmother

you play lego?
Breakdance Soundtrack

Chateau Flight

your liberation anthem
Public Enemy - Fight The Power

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you walk in the rain?
Bon Iver - Skinny Love

Max Essa

you are love sick?
Julee Cruise - Falling

The Chap

5 favorite personal tragedies

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

Ruede Hagelstein

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Sisters Of Mercy - Marian

Chromatics

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Yello - I Love You

A Touch Of Class

you play lego?
The White Stripes - Fell In Love With A Girl

Gemma Ray

5 favorite things about London

buildings / anonymity / news agents / South Indian veggie resturants ...

Chris Coco

you are in a depressive mood?
Lambchop - Up With People

Tindersticks

a song that reminds your friends of you

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

Wooden Birds

your sunday morning song

Lately it's been the network football theme ...

Natalie Tusia Beridze

your party anthem
Matias Aguayo - Minimal (DJ Koze Remix)

Adonis

perfect anthem for Chicago
Adonis - Rocking Down The House

Audie Darling

favorite club?

There has been a huge influx in East ...

Meret Becker

a record you fell in love to
Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

Explosions In The Sky

you drive a car late at night?
Jane's Addiction - Three Days

Hatcham Social

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears

ESG

you sit in the subway?
The B-52's - Rock Lobster

Dominique Leone

first record you bought
The Beatles - Abbey Road

Alex Smoke

you sit in the subway?
Dr Octagon

Ray Mang

you make breakfast?
Willie Bobo - Spanish Grease

Dave Clarke

first record you bought
Sparks - La Dolce Vita

Lotte Kestner

first video clip you remember?
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams

Renegade Soundwave

a song to seduce you
Dreadzone - Shining Path

Toby Tobias

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Stone Roses - Fools Gold

Memory Band

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Shawn Phillips - Withered Roses

Lisbee Stainton

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Damien Rice

Architecture In Helsinki

first record you remember
Madonna - Material Girl

Glimpse

5 favorite TV shows

The Wire / Fawlty Towers / Alan Partridge / The Stephen ...

Lucky Soul

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Chic - I Want Your Love

Barn Owl

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

Mark E.

you sit in a plane?
2 Bad Mice - Bombscare

Wolf People

best concert you ever attended
Dungen

GusGus

you wake up?
Cal Tjader - Afro Blue

Air

a song that reminds your friends of you
Funkadelic - Cosmic Slop

Magic Arm

you go fishing?
Billy Briggs & The XIT Boys - On Top Of Pike’s Peak

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite English words

succulent / nigh / effluvia / smegma / rib

The Ones

first record you bought
The Salsoul Orchestra - Magic Bird Of Fire

Nedry

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Bad

Datarock

you sit in the subway?
The Beta Band - Dry The Rain

Defend Moscow

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

Defari

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Visions

Moonboots

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

Trans Am

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Flipper

Erobique

you come home from the club?
Hildegard Knef - Ich bin zu müde, um Schlafen zu gehen

Minotaur Shock

you stay in bed?
Dirty Projectors - Rise Above

Drugstore

you sit by the river?

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

Morton Valence

you cook?
Vera Lynn - There'll Always Be An England

These New Puritans

you come home from the club?
Lionel Richie - All Night Long

Junior Boys

your sunday morning song
Ave Maria

Oneida

you go fishing?

Haven’t fished since I was 8 years ...

Soft Rocks

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

Kon & Amir

you wash your hair?
Quasimoto - Astro Travellin’

Peter Broderick

best concert you ever attended
Sam Amidon

Todd Terje

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

Fingerpicked

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

Franz Nicolay

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Bomb The Music Industry! - Fresh Attitude, Young Body

Andreya Triana

perfect anthem for London
The Invisible - London Girl

Black Devil Disco Club

you come home from the club?
Serge Gainsbourg - L'eau à La Bouche

Hannah Cohen

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Portishead

Electric 6

you sit in a plane?
Cat Power - The Covers Record

Trentemoller

you walk in the rain?
Hope Sandoval - Bavarian Fruit Bread

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
Mark Isham - The Hitcher

J Rawls

5 favorite sneakers

Air Force Ones / New Balance / Adidas / Puma / Timberlands

The Fray

what to avoid when visiting?

Cherry Hills – the Beverly Hills of Denver. And ...

Tiga

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

Kurt Maloo

you take a bubble bath?
Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby

Ada

5 favorite clothes

Bademantel / Bikini / Sandalen / Jogginghose / grünes Kleid

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite TV shows

Alan Partridge / The Office / Hollyoaks (!) / The Premieship / Match ...

Jacob Golden

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Whirlwind Heat

a song that reminds you of school
Beck - Loser

Au Revoir Simone

you wake up?
Kansas - Journey From Mariabronn

Fujiya & Miyagi

your party anthem
Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno

Horace Andy

you wake up?

I don’t listen to music. I watch ...

Kathy Zimmer

your party anthem
The Beatles - Twist And Shout

Magic Mike

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Rocket Love

Boom Bip

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

Jimmy Edgar

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - Lets Go to Bed

Al McKay

you are on the tour bus?
Ronny Jordan

DJ Nu-Mark

best Marley Marl track
MC Shan - The Bridge

Saint Etienne

your ultimate heartbreak song
Timi Yuro - Interlude

When Saints Go Machine

you feel like 1982?
The Smiths - What She Said

Morgan Geist

you wake up?

Silence.

Pacifika

5 favorite bands you know personally

3 Inches Of Blood / Yvette Narlock / Nyaz / The ...

Psychic Ills

you are in the sauna?
The Gyuto Monks - Melody For Mahakala

Headman

best Rolling Stones song
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Woodpigeon

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - The Word

Dennis Bovell

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing

Social Disco Club

No. 9
Dondolo - Dragon (Shit Robot’s Firebreathing Mix)

Ame

you take a bubble bath?
Talk Talk - New Grass

The Emperor Machine

you go to a club?
Dinosaur - Kiss Me Again

Orishas

you are stoned?
Cypress Hill & Damian Marley - Ganja Bus

Riccio

best Beatles song
The Beatles - All You Need Is Love

Shine 2009

you wake up?
Pulp - Babies

Tracey Thorn

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sting

Omar

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

DJ Kent

you sit in a plane?
Pat Metheney Group - Travels

Jill Jones

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

Spinto Band

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Ethel Smith - Tico Tico

Tha 4orce

first record you bought
Olivia Newton-John - Physical

Funkmasters

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

J: The ones the hiphoppers are using and ...

Zwicker

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

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

Doe Paoro

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

Steve Mason

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

Brennan Green

you make love?

Screams of exctacy from my lover. This is ...

Bomb The Bass

your party anthem
Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
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Issue 6

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

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

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Hannah Cohen

first record you bought

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

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Doe Paoro

your boozed up anthem
Ghostface Killah – Saturday Nite

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Valery Gore

you smuggle diamonds?
Genesis - Just A Job To Do

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Sarah Jaffe

a song to seduce you
The Weeknd - The Morning

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