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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

Dani Siciliano

perfect anthem for San Francisco
Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman

Smudo

you cook?
Louis Prima

Ratatat

you sit in a plane?
Nico - Chelsea Girl (LP)

Mark E.

you come home from the club?

Some Grime that the taxi driver’s playing.

Erik Truffaz

you play lego?
James Brown

Mouse On Mars

your ultimate heartbreak song
Blondie - Heart Of Glass

Jesper Dahlbäck

which person from the city you like the most?

My wife!

Hannah Scott

a song that reminds your friends of you
Alanis Morissette - Everything

The Bangles

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Nirvana - In Utero

Quiet Village

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

Coldplay

your boozed up anthem
Oasis - Rock 'n Roll Star

Vashti Bunyan

take these three books along:

«ProTools for Dummies». It needs soooooo much time ...

Bettye Lavette

a song that reminds you of school
The Miracles - Way Over There

Prince Language

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Cymande - Dove

Bush Tetras

a song that inspires you
Manu Chao - Proxima Estacion Esperanza

George Duke

a song that reminds you of school
Cal Tjader - Afro Blue

Malachai

5 favorite TV shows

«Steptoe and Son» / «I'm Alan Partridge» / «QI ...

The Ones

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World

Sumner Brothers

you sit in a plane?
Dead Kennedys - Your Emotions

Anne Clark

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
9West - Feel The Buzz

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever To Tell

Glimpse

5 favorite English words

«Aubergine» / «Lola» / «Olek» / «Bell» / «Dub»

Dinky

5 favorite remixes
Dinky - Acid In My Fridge (Tobi Neumann Remix)

Brennan Green

you feel like 1982?

I can’t recall what I was listening ...

Terence Bernardo

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

Funkmasters

your sunday morning song
Let The Good Times Roll

Whomadewho

5 favorite months

August / May / December / January / November

Chelonis R. Jones

perfect anthem for New York
First Choice - Let No Man Put Asunder

James Murphy

you drive a car late at night?
NEU! - NEU! 75

Bosque Brown

your liberation anthem
Belle & Sebastian - My Wandering Days Are Over

Gary Numan

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

Wall-E

you walk through a dark forest?

What’s a forest???

David Pajo

learn these three songs by heart:
On Broadway

DJ Vadim

perfect anthem for New York
Gang Starr - Full Clip

Wolfmother

you are love sick?
Black Sabbath - NIB

Lone Wolf

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Moonage Daydream

Jacques Renault

No. 5
Donovan - Jennifer Juniper

Ronny & Renzo

you drive a car late at night?
Rhythm Collision - Ruts DC (feat. Mad Professor) (Dub)

Kevin Saunderson

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

That would probably be the governor.

Birdy Nam Nam

you drive a car late at night?
Kavinsky - High Call

Gilles Peterson

you go to a club?
Roy Davis Jr. - Gabriel

Molly Wagger

you play a game of chess?
The Beatles - I’m So Tired

Sharon van Etten

you sit by a camp fire?
Speck Mountain - Hey Moon

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you sit in a plane?

I try to watch «Northern Exposure» because I ...

Richard Norris

5 favorite records
Lee Dorsey - Ya Ya

Bodies Of Water

your sunday morning song
«It Is Well With My Soul»

Everything Everything

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Scouting For Girls - I Wish I Was James Bond

Chromatics

a record you fell in love to
Love - Forever Changes

Ray Mang

you fall asleep?
Martin Denny - Quiet Village

Hugh Herrera

a song that reminds you of school
The The - Good Morning Beautiful

Seelenluft

a record you fell in love to
Burt Bacharach - The Look Of Love

DJ Mehdi

record you were looking for the longest

Haven’t found it yet.

Ricardo Villalobos

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Cure - Killing An Arab

Pepe Bradock

a song that reminds your friends of you
Diamond D - Freestyle

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite cities

Berlin / Paris / New Orleans / Athens, Georgia / Houston, Texas

Mystery Jets

you drive a car late at night?
Lou Reed - Satellite Of Love

Rumer

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Come Together

N.A.S.A.

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

David Morales

you fall asleep?

Nature Sounds.

The Late Greats

you come home from the club?

Any old crap 80’s 7 inches you ...

Metronomy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jurassic 5

Kid Loco

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

Magic Arm

you feel like 2000?
Aaliyah - Try Again

Ilya Santana

you run naked through a cornfield?
Popcorn

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite personal tragedies

Indecisiveness / Over-analysis / Tottenham Hotspur’s largely mediocre performance ...

Sandi Thom

you make love?
Color Me Badd - I Wanna Sex You Up

Like A Stuntman

you meet your parents?
Erobique & Jacques Palminger - Wann Strahlst Du?

Matmos

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Johann Sebastian Bach - The Well Tempered Clavier

Afrika Bambaataa

a song that reminds your friends of you
Sly & The Family Stone - Stand

New Young Pony Club

a song you wish you'd written yourself

None (it wouldn't be the same if ...

Motor City Drum Ensemble

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

Kool & The Gang

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye

Mechanical Bride

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter

Pacifika

you relax on a beach?

The music of the waves.

Mark Richardson

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice

Heidi Happy

you make love?
Rita Reys - One Less Bell To Answer

Horse Meat Disco

take these three games along:

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

Million Stylez

which person from the city you like the most?

My mother.

Minus 8

you drive a car late at night?
Metallica - Ride The Lightning

Dennis Kane

you camp in the desert?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

Chris Coco

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Foo Fighters - All My Life

Fanfarlo

your party anthem
Parliament - Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Su...

Bill Callahan

first record you remember
Popeye and Brutus Sing Sea Shanties

Linda Lewis

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

Rainer Trüby

you sit in a plane?
Donald Byrd - Places & Spaces

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Headman

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

Telepopmusik

your ultimate heartbreak song
Juliana Hatfield Three - My Sister

Plum

favorite restaurant?

The Salsa Hut on Albert Street. It's ...

Apiento

you drive into the country?
Kenny Rankin - Peaceful

The Jackets

best Beatles song
«Helter Skelter»

Daniel Wang

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ashford &Simpson - Bougie Bougie

The Invisible

5 favorite movies

«Play It Again Sam» by Woody Allen / «The ...

Morton Valence

you are on the tour bus?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - People Ain't No Good

Steve Mason

record you were looking for the longest
G.L.O.B.E. & Whiz Kid - Play That Beat Mr. DJ

Marius Circus

perfect song to end a party with
Sheila & The B Devotion - Spacer

Wooden Shjips

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

Chris & Cosey

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Yacht

No. 8
Sade - Smooth Operator

GusGus

you wake up?
Des'ree - Kissing You

The Good Natured

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

The Morning Benders

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Warszawa

Shawn Lee

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Shawn Lee - Happiness

Dollskabeat

5 favorite records
Joan Armatrading - Joan Armatrading

Kissogram

you drive a car late at night?
Nagat El-Saghira - Ana Bashak El-Bahr

Devendra Banhart

you relax on a beach?
The Icarus Line

Chikinki

your ultimate heartbreak song
Billie Holiday - Don't Explain

Johnossi

favorite street corner?

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

Ruede Hagelstein

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Scooter - How Much Is The Fish

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you fall asleep?
Roy Orbison - Candy Coloured Clown

Round Table Knights

you come home from the club?
Joanna Newsom - The Book Of Right-On

Kissey Asplund

a song that reminds you of school
Brand New Heavies - Dream On Dreamer

Horace Andy

you make love?

I don’t listen to music when making ...

Yellowman

a song that reminds you of school
The Wailers - Love And Affection

Blow Monkeys

the song to be played at your funeral
Bob Dylan - Death Is Not The End

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite human inventions

musical instruments / sound recording / silicon chip / paper / cameras

Nils Frahm

you want to disturb your neighbours?
King Tubby

Future Beat Alliance

first record you bought
Altered Images - Happy Birthday

Soft Rocks

you rob a bank?
Trigger - Trigger

Social Disco Club

No. 4
Street Corner Symphony - Symphony For The Devil (Harvey...

Soul Clap

a record you fell in love to
Prince - Hits & B Sides (Disc 2)

Doe Paoro

a song to seduce you
Mario – Braid My Hair

Alan Oldham

No. 8
Anything by Damion Scott aka MoshZRO

John Foxx

you take a bubble bath?
Rubin Garcia - A Room Full Of Easels

Kasper Bjorke

best concert you ever attended
The Cure

Barn Owl

your party anthem
Suicide - Suicide

Bobbito Garcia

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

Peter Broderick

best concert you ever attended
Sam Amidon

Anni Rossi

5 favorite personal tragedies

face planting on the zip line on the ...

Yuck

you come home from the club?
Neu! - Hallogallo

Justine D

you make love?
Shuggie Otis

Pink Skull

a song that reminds you of school
Youth Of Today - Can’t Close My Eyes

Mark Archer

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

Tiago

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

Wooden Birds

a record you fell in love to
Cat Power - You Are Free

Prefuse 73

you play ping-pong?
The Mars Volta

Oneida

you make breakfast?

No music in the morning. 

Azari & III

No. 2
Jennifer Warnes & Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of ...

Ora Cogan

you wake up?
Ben E. King - Amor

Large Professor

No. 8
Gang Starr - In Memory Of...

Trans Am

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

Again, no music. I’m listening to a ...

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

record you were looking for the longest
Ruth White - Flowers Of Evil

Bob Power

you fall asleep?
Bill Evans

The Soulsavers

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

Wolf People

best concert you ever attended
Deerhoof

Morgan Geist

you jog?

Anything in mixes by I-F.

C. Gibbs

a record you fell in love to
Tom Waits - Coney Island Baby

Our Broken Garden

you are love sick?
Munck//Johnson - Here Comes You

Shine 2009

you play ping-pong?
The Telescopes - The Sleepwalk

David Rodigan

No. 6
Justin Hinds and The Dominoes - Carry Go Bring Come

Bronnt Industries Kapital

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Durutti Column - Love No More

Captain Sensible

you are love sick?
Pentangle - Once I Had A Sweetheart

Caron Wheeler

you drive a car late at night?
Stevie Wonder - Black Man

Comanechi

you take a bubble bath?
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers - I'm Not A Juvenile Deli...

DJ Touché

No. 5

«The Beyond» (Lucio Fulci, 1981). The second in ...

Cajun Dance Party

first record you remember
Mr. Boom - Dance Around The Moon

Nedry

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Taxman

Erol Alkan

you sit in the subway?
Stereolab

Kinky

you drive a car late at night?
Massive Attack - Future Proof

Kathryn Williams

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Lou Reed - Berlin

Ingrid Olava

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

On the roof of the new Opera.

Suzanne Vega

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Bill Brewster

you sit in the subway?
Gene Pitney - Train Of Thought

Gossip

you make breakfast?
Nas - Life's A Bitch

Kelli Ali

you relax on a beach?
Tim Buckley - Strange Feeling

Luke Haines

5 favorite personal victories

Agincourt / Tobruk / Saigon / Culluden / Falkland Islands

Kurt Maloo

you cook?

Radio, z.B. Tide 96, ein hamburger Nischensender ...

Olafur Arnalds

first record you bought
2Pac - Greatest Hits

Peanut Butter Wolf

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Distant Lover

Scout Niblett

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Daniel Johnston - True Love Will Find You In The End

Erobique

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods

Modeselektor

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

Tal Weiss

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any song by Sting will do the work.

Miss Platnum

you rob a bank?
Miss Platnum - I'm Broke

Marissa Nadler

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The theme song to Jeopardy

Slove

you walk in the rain?
JJ Cale - Ride Me High (Joakim Edit)

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Jimi Hendrix - And The Wind Cries Mary

Still Going

a record you fell in love to

E: Gotta wait for the movie to come ...

White Denim

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

Trusme

a record you fell in love to
David Gray - A Century Ends

Editors

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

Ashley Beedle

you stay in bed?

Too busy sleeping.

Richard Hawley

5 favorite movies

All the Bruce Lee films.

Soul Mekanik

you are on a football field?
Airto - Celebration Suite

My Morning Jacket

you sit in the subway?
Dangermouse - Public Service Announcement

Michael Mayer

the song to be played at your funeral

Ist mir egal. Ich habe dann schon mein ...

Tim Mälzer

first record you bought
Kiss - Alive!

Psychic Ills

you relax on a beach?
Richie Havens - Run, Shaker Life

John Daly

take these three books along:

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

Clare & The Reasons

you meet your parents?
Josh Mease - You Found Me

James Holden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Starkid - Crayons

Rocko Schamoni

what should one eat when in the city?

Hamburger

Bottin

No. 7

Venice Marco Polo VCE. How predictable of me ...

Ian Hart

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

Micah P. Hinson

a song to seduce you
Santo & Johnny - In The Still Of The Night

Angel Deradoorian

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Short Circuit

Tracey Thorn

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Everything But The Girl - Missing

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Dynamite Deluxe

your party anthem
Soulja Boy - Crank That

Tim Sweeney

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Automatic

Kaos

best Kraftwerk song

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

Fiona Daniel

you want to disturb your neighbours?

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

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure

Architeq

you make love?
Maze - Twilight

Nicole Willis

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

Terry Lynn

which person from the city you like the most?

My son, Joseph.

Sóley

first record you remember
Jesus Christ Superstar

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite books

the Bible / Lord Of The Rings / 1984 (...sorry ...

Bloc Party

you read a book?
Loose Fur - You Were Wrong

Yoav

your party anthem
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away

Lail Arad

you sit in the subway?
The Rolling Stones - It's All Over Now

Jakob der Lügner

you prepare for an important date?
Method Man - The Riddler

Tiga

you prepare for an important date?
Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?

Ada

5 favorite remixes
Nathan Fake - The Sky Was Pink (James Holden Remix)

First Aid Kit

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Bright Eyes - No One Would Riot For Less

Mugwump

you sit in the subway?
B12

Eagles Of Death Metal

you camp in the desert?
Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar

Panico

take these three books along:

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

Fujiya & Miyagi

record you were looking for the longest
Can - Future Days

Michael Reinboth

you meet your parents?
Carl Orff

Zambri

you drive into the country?
Prince & The Revolution - The Beautiful Ones

Tony Carrasco

the song to be played at your funeral

Too many too mention.

Cosmin TRG

you sit in the subway?
Methadon 3000 - Din Sub

Fan Death

perfect anthem for Vancouver
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Irvine Welsh

first record you remember
The Beatles - From Me To You

Gravenhurst

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

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
Bernard Herrmann - Taxi Driver

Al Kent

your party anthem
Chic - Everybody Dance

Emma Tricca

you feel like 1980?
Madonna - Material Girl

Tha 4orce

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

Charles Webster

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Henry Purcell - Music For The Funeral Of Queen Mary

Dwele

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bilal - Soul Sista

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Natürlich den aktuellen Top Hit aus den ...

Sebastien Tellier

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Lucio Battisti - Ancora Tu

Vetiver

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

Bit-tuner

take these three CDs/records with you:
Sensational - Loaded With Power

Pearly Gates

your party anthem
Kool & The Gang - Celebration

Belle & Sebastian

your boozed up anthem
Bill Wyman - (Si Si) Je Suis Un Rock Star

Orishas

you sit in the subway?

I never take the subway. Because when I ...

Chrome Hoof

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

VV Brown

you fall asleep?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Love Theme II

Little Dragon

5 favorite records
Aswad - Live And Direct

Jimmy Edgar

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
«Lost Highway» Soundtrack

Kathy Zimmer

best concert you ever attended
The Police

Port O'Brien

you go to a club?
Lady Gaga - Bad Romance

Loane

your liberation anthem
Cindy Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Bing Ji Ling

your ultimate heartbreak song
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - The Love I Lost

Grizzly Bear

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Alpha - Nyquil

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Guns N’ Roses - November Rain

When Saints Go Machine

you make love?
Nico - Chelsea Girl

Dego

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

Camille

you take a bubble bath?
Marilyn Monroe - Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friends

Chris Carrier

5 favorite TV shows

Sorry,  Im not watching TV.

Jesse Lenat

you drive a car late at night?
Nick Drake - Black Eyed Dog

Duke Special

perfect anthem for Belfast
Van Morrison - Coney Island

Architecture In Helsinki

your boozed up anthem
Glass Candy - Rolling Down The Hills

Ewan Pearson

your party anthem
Womack & Womack - Teardrops

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite human inventions

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

Aaron Wright

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Band - It Makes No Difference

Luca C & Brigante

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Etnica - Tribute

Thievery Corporation

you sit in a plane?
Fila Brazillia - A Zed And To Ls

Sibrydion

No. 5
Y Cyrff - Llawenydd Heb Ddiwedd

Robin Saville

you sit in the subway?
Ezekiel Honig - Concrete & Plastic

Kool Keith

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String (Contemplating)

Howlin' Rain

perfect anthem for Oakland
Jimi Hendrix - Who Knows

Mélissa Laveaux

record you were looking for the longest
Martha Jean-Claude - Canciones de Hayiti

2raumwohnung

get these three pets:

Hund / Huhn / Schaf

ESG

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

Woolfy

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

Pastor

the perfect anthem for Bergen
Tier'n & Lars feat. Jan Eggum - Sånn Kan Det Gå

Ame

you meet your parents?
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Georg Levin

the song to be played at your funeral
Al Jarreau - We Got By

Tom Vek

you cook?
Gonzales - Gogol

M.A.N.D.Y.

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Marilyn Manson

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite street?

Kristianstadsgatan. Because it leads you to «Debaser», to ...

Cornelius

you drive a car late at night?
The Cars - Drive

David Holmes

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Rare Earth - Get Ready

Lisbee Stainton

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Sufjan Stevens - John Wayne Gacy, Jr

Mirror Mirror

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Chameleons - Don’t Fall

Alter Ego

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Seventh World - Seventh World

Defend Moscow

your boozed up anthem
New Order - World In Motion

Beppe Loda

you ride a bicycle?
Jefferson Starship - Ride The Tiger

Explosions In The Sky

you are love sick?
Neutral Milk Hotel - In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

Ilija Rudman

first record you remember
Engelbert Humperdinck - Spanish Eyes

Alva Noto

you walk the cat walk?
Kraftwerk - Das Model

The Rayographs

first record you remember
Gustav Holst - The Planets

Sarah Jaffe

a song to seduce you
The Weeknd - The Morning

The Fray

you sit in a plane?
Fleetwood Mac - Rumors

Black Angels

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

Young Knives

perfect anthem for Oxford
The Damned - Smash It Up

The Phantom Band

best concert you ever attended
Fantomas

Simone White

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Mavis Staples

your liberation anthem
Mavis Staples - I Have Learned To Do Without You

The Battle Of Land And Sea

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Hacienda

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

Emmy The Great

record you were looking for the longest
The Lemonheads - Shaky Ground

Lotte Kestner

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

Jacob Golden

your boozed up anthem
Ryan Adams - Come Pick Me Up

AM

No. 10
Van Halen - Fair Warning

Theo Parrish

perfect anthem for Detroit
P-Funk Allstars - Hydraulic Pump

Wordsworth

best Marley Marl track
Marley Marl - The Symphony

Good Shoes

you relax on a beach?
Patrick Wolf - Wind In The Wires

Invisible Conga People

you are in the sauna?
Asakawa Maki - Akai Hashi

Dan Michaelson

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

Whitehouse

your party anthem
Baby's Gang - Happy Song

Dollboy

you wake up?
NEU! - Neuschnee

Fol Chen

you relax on a beach?
Tom Waits - The Ocean Doesn't Want Me

Ralphi Rosario

record you were looking for the longest
Giorgio Moroder introducing Chris Bennett - Munich Mach...

Dave Clarke

perfect anthem for Brighton
The Lambrettas - D-a-a-a-nce

The Revenge

record you were looking for the longest
Unfinished Business - Out Of My Hands (Love's Taken Ove...

Electric 6

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

Hatcham Social

first record you bought
The Specials - The Specials

Casual

you go to a club?
Lil Scrappy

Stefan Goldmann

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Meine Nachbarn sind schon genervt genug.

Andreya Triana

perfect anthem for London
The Invisible - London Girl

Alela Diane

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

Radio 4

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

Mugison

5 favorite English words

dream / imagine / darkness / buddy / love

Syd Matters

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Tom Waits - Down Down Down

Cosmo

5 favorite personal tragedies

I’m pretty lucky as I haven’t ...

Senor Coconut

you fall asleep?
Haruomi Hosono - Omni Sight Seeing

The Golden Filter

you run from the cops?
Cheap Trick - Dream Police

Brothers Of End

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls Of Fire

Black Devil Disco Club

you walk in the rain?

No need for anything but the music of ...

Boom Bip

you drive a car late at night?
Cluster - Marzipan

Kid Koala

you wake up?
Kid Koala - Music For Morning People

Karl Culley

best concert you ever attended
Elliott Smith

Manuel Tur

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - As

Dominique Leone

your sunday morning song
Claude Debussy - Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum

Polly Scattergood

you jog?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Cheated Hearts

Adonis

a record you fell in love to
Confunkshun - Straight From The Heart

Cosmo Vitelli

get these three pets:

These three cute little sheeps I saw last ...

Swahili Blonde

your sunday morning song
The Kinks - Sitting By The Riverside

Max Romeo

first record you remember
Bobby Day - Rockin' Robin

Baikonour

your boozed up anthem
Sonic Youth - Purr

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Lee Perry

Papst & Abstinenzler

you relax on a beach?
Slayer - Angel Of Death

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds your friends of you
New Order - Blue Monday

Brian Jackson

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

Shakespeares Sister

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Jean Genie

Final Fantasy

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Anne Murray

Droog

you are in a depressive mood?
James Taylor - Fire And Rain

Bjorn Torske

you sit in the subway?

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

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite records
Sonic Youth - Evol

The Priscillas

a record you fell in love to

K: The Nuggets Garage Punk compilation. I fell ...

My Bee's Garden

best Jacques Brel song
«Ces gens-là»

Efterklang

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Empire Of The Sun

you sit in the subway?
Glen Campbell - Gentle On My Mind

Turzi

your sunday morning song
ZZ Top - Cheap Sunglasses

Unconventional Science

a song that reminds your friends of you
Led Zeppelin - Ramble On

Charlotte Hatherley

you wake up?
The Clash - Should I Stay Or Should I Go

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite cities

London / Havana / Bangkok / Berlin / Wells

Stephan Remmler

a song that reminds you of school
Ritchie Valens - Donna

A Touch Of Class

you go to a club?

Gar nix, weil’s ja so ein Krach ...

James Yorkston

a song that reminds you of school
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin - It's My Party And I'll ...

CALLmeKAT

favorite street?

I guess it depends on the day too ...

Paul Frick

you eat a pizza?
Dam-Funk - Hood Pass

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your boozed up anthem
Thin Lizzy - Sitamoia

Gnod

first record you remember
Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking

Dillon

you miss Berlin?
Milva - Alexanderplatz

Pilooski

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I don't use songs as a ringtone ...

Franz Nicolay

you are love sick?
Lorraine Ellison - Stay With Me

Ed Harcourt

you prepare for an important date?
Mudhoney - Touch Me I'm Sick

Marc Romboy

the song to be played at your funeral
The Doors - The End

Daddy-O

your ultimate heartbreak song
Al Green - For The Good Times

Defari

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Marvin Gaye - If I Should Die Tonight

Tanya Stephens

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

Jimi Jamison

perfect anthem for Mississippi
Elvis Presley - An American Trilogy

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
Beck - Odelay

DJ Kent

you prepare for an important date?
The Isley Brothers - That Lady

The Chap

5 favorite moments in time

being born / listening to Led Zeppelin’s «Whole ...

Telephones

you feel like 1982?
Arild Nyquist & Terje Wiik - Rulleskoyter

Van She

5 favorite remixes
Gossip - Standing In The Way Of Control (Soulwax Nite V...

Joan As Police Woman

you surf the internet?
Dr. John - Such A Night

Munk

you cook?

Ich kann nicht kochen.

No Age

you fall asleep?
Gas - Untitled 6

The Bees

you are in the sauna?
GZA - Cold World

Candi Staton

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

Pyrolator

5 favorite books

Zu viele.

!!!

you prepare for an important date?
Ol' Dirty Bastard

The Emperor Machine

you walk in the rain?
23 Skidoo - Last Words

Midlake

best soundtrack ever

I don’t own one single soundtrack.

Caribou

your sunday morning song

I’m either working on my own music ...

Jackpot

you camp in the desert?
Secret Circuits - Navajo Mamma

A Mountain Of One

your ultimate heartbreak song
Colin Blunstone - Say You Don't Mind

Matthew Herbert

learn these three songs by heart:
«Happy Birthday»

Joakim

you wake up?
Lee Hazlewood - Some Velvet Morning

Tridact

you prepare for an important date?
Kleeer - Tonight

King Britt

you make love?
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

Thieves Like Us

you relax on a beach?

I don’t go to the beach.

Little Jackie

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Radiohead - Karma Police

Raul Midon

5 favorite personal belongings

my little bag which contains my other personal ...

Living Things

you run from the cops?
Living Things - On All Fours

Mr Scruff

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

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite cartoon characters

Danger Mouse / Stewie Griffin / The Thundercats / Totoro! / Dexter ...

Junior Boys

your guilty pleasure song

I live guilt free.

Alexander Robotnick

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

Gwyneth Herbert

you sit in a plane?
Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now

Valery Gore

you are love sick?
Blonde Redhead - My Impure Hair

The Project Club

you surf the internet?
Jean-Michel Jarre - Oxygene Part IV

DJ Nature

best concert you ever attended
Parliament

Mario Basanov & Vidis

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

Kinski

a record you fell in love to
Elvis Costello - Imperial Bedroom

Lydia Lunch

you paint your apartment?
Facemob

Bill Adler

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kanye West - Gold Digger

Bomb The Bass

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Nobody Beats The Biz

Heidi

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jane's Addiction

Karl Bartos

best video clip you ever saw
The Beatles - Penny Lane

Luke Solomon

you come home from the club?
The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky

Phil Mison

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

perfect anthem for New York
Frank Sinatra

Howling Bells

you smuggle diamonds?
Henry Mancini - The Pink Panther Theme

Meret Becker

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing

In Flagranti

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t have a car anymore.

Dennis Bovell

you work in the garden?
Dennis Brown - Little Green Apples

Shitdisco

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dave Berry - The Crying Game

Alexandra Hope

you wake up?
The Zombies - Care Of Cell 44

Windsurf

first record you remember
Burl Ives - The Little White Duck

DJ Cherrystones

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

We Are Wolves

learn these three songs by heart:
Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Melanie C

a song that reminds you of school
James - Sit Down

Woodpigeon

5 favorite records
Neil Young - After The Gold Rush

Morningwood

you sit in the subway?
Brenton Wood - Oogum Boogum

Love Inks

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

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite animals

cat / snail / lion / lynx / crow

Max Essa

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Vladimir Cosma - Promenade Sentimentale

Jay Jay Johanson

you are love sick?
Nick Drake - Pink Moon

Leo Zero

your sunday morning song
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - My Head Is My Only...

Parlour

a song that reminds your friends of you
Harry Nilsson - Jump Into The Fire

Saint Etienne

you fall asleep?
John Fahey - Summer Cat By My Door

Race Horses

you paint your apartment?
Carl Wayne - You're A Star

Simple Kid

you prepare for an important date?
Metallica - Battery

Barbara Carlotti

a song to seduce you
Etienne Daho - Duel Au Soleil

Coyote

a record you fell in love to
Stex - Still Feel The Rain

Colder

No. 1
Gyorgy Ligeti - Lux Aeterna

Leon Ware

first record you remember
Nat King Cole - Too Young

White Hinterland

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

James Pants

most valuable record you own

I don't have any valuable records.

Trentemoller

you ride a bicycle?
The Raveonettes - Pretty In Black

Moonboots

No. 7
The Superimposers - Harpsichord Treacle

These New Puritans

you rob a bank?
Henry Mancini - The Pink Panther Theme

Minotaur Shock

you make love?
D'Angelo - Voodoo

Andy Gill

first record you bought
The Beatles - She Loves You

Natalie Tusia Beridze

best day of the week in the city?

The whole week is basically the same, hence ...

Drugstore

you camp in the desert?

Only in dream-sequence, then Capt Jack Sparrow bizarrely ...

The Loose Salute

your liberation anthem
The Doors - Break On Through

Al McKay

you sit in a plane?
George Benson - Give Me The Night (LP)

Headless Heroes

you are stoned?
The Temptations - Take A Stroll Through Your Mind

Osborne

you take a bubble bath?
Yves Montand - Rue St Vincent

Moving Units

you prepare for an important date?

Nothing is important.

Chateau Flight

your party anthem
Franck Timm

Howe Gelb

start to learn these three things:

How to build a violin and bow from ...

Nocturnes

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Zwicker

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Bernard Herrmann - Love Scene

Art Brut

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

Renegade Soundwave

a song to seduce you
Dreadzone - Shining Path

Tindersticks

first record you bought
Gustav Holst - The Planets

Interpol

you meet your parents?
Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

Marit Bergman

what should one eat when in the city?

Chinese food at «Ho’s», locally grown organic ...

Heavy

you stay in bed?
Björk - Possibly Maybe

Omar

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder

Ben Watt

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Victor Young & Ned Washington - My Foolish Heart

Tahiti 80

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

Apache Beat

first record you remember
Elastica - Elastica

Broken Social Scene

take these three books along:

Herman Melville: «Moby Dick» / Robertson Davies: «Fifth Business ...

Kris Menace

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you make love?

Oh machte ich das doch öfter...

Cazals

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

Audie Darling

favorite sound in the city?

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

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite human inventions

music / cameras / dental floss / chocolate / the roboto dance

Sandro Perri

you come home from the club?

Silence.

Todd Terje

a record you fell in love to
Renee Geyer - Be There In The Morning

Stratus

you are at the hairdresser?
Ronnie Self - Ain't I'm A Dog

Glass Candy

best concert you ever attended
Dry Nod

Anja Schneider

the song to be played at your funeral
Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

Peter, Bjorn & John

you go to a club?
Zongamin - Serious Trouble

Lexx

the song to be played at your funeral
The Beatles - Across The Universe

El-P

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Boogie Down Productions - Criminal Minded

Kalabrese

first record you remember
The Doors

Rich Medina

your ultimate heartbreak song
B.J. Thomas - (Hey' Won't You Play) Another Somebody Do...

Wally Badarou

your sunday morning song

Thank god, Sunday is like any other day ...

Monday Michiru

you go to a club?

Whatever the DJ dishes out. 'Cuz I know ...

Oyvind Morken

your party anthem
Sharon Bailey - Cosmic Dust

Padded Cell

you smuggle diamonds?
Krishna Shah - Shalimar OST

Hannah Cohen

your sunday morning song
Anything by Marcos Valle

Sondre Lerche

you go to a club?
Justin Timberlake - Seniorita

Alex Smoke

you make love?

Gabba

Anna Kashfi

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way

Rebelski

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Tom Waits - Lonely

Chromeo

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

DJ Hell

you feel like 1982?
Miss Kittin & The Hacker - 1982

Justice

5 favorite remixes
The Beatles - We Can Work It Out (Stevie Wonder Cover)

Xiu Xiu

start to learn these three things:

being nice / kung fu / playing piano

Studio

you make love?
Spiritualized - Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In...

Jonathan Wilson

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Benji Hughes - Girl In The Tower

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Ray Barreto - Eye Of The Beholder

Annie

you cook?
Nancy Sinatra - Kinky Love

Memory Band

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tom Waits - Hang Down Your Head

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown

Division Of Laura Lee

you run naked through a cornfield?
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Zorba The Greek

Mungolian Jetset

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Marty Manning - Twilight Zone (LP)

Spinto Band

perfect anthem for Delaware
Cole Porter - Anything Goes

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite cartoon characters

Family Guy / Yogi Bear / Barney Flintstone / Spiderman / Popeye

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B.

Gemma Ray

5 favorite human inventions

Dearmond Goldfoil pick up’s / castles / monogomy / dogs ...

The Earlies

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Earlies - These Were The Earlies

Newton Faulkner

No. 2
Kings Of Leon - Because Of The Times

Chuck D

you cook?

I don’t cook chinese. I just buy.

The Diaphanoids

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Primal Scream

A Guy Called Gerald

the song to be played at your funeral

I’m working on it.

The Miserable Rich

you go fishing?
Tuna Tuner - We Don’t Need Another Herring

Mooner

No. 7
Supermax - Fly With Me

Penguin Prison

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

Travis

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

The Shortwave Set

first record you remember
Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy

Magic Mike

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

Martin Rev

you prepare for an important date?
The Rolling Stones

Hot Chip

you are love sick?
Bob Dylan - Love Sick

Ian Pooley

you cook?
Biz Markie - Spring Again

José James

you walk in the rain?
Nina Simone - Brown Baby

Peter Kruder

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Spiegelsaal

Rod Thomas

your party anthem
Black Box - Ride On Time

Sam Amidon

5 favorite human inventions

cows / sheep / pigs / animals / vegetables

Air

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - The Reflex

Odawas

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

Lhasa

your party anthem
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive

Lopazz

you play a game of chess?

Ich spiele kein Schach!

Frank Black

take these three CDs/records with you:
Georg Philipp Telemann - Classical Baroque

John Klemmer

you fall asleep?

I am fascinated by any and all music ...

Beverley Knight

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

Jazzanova

first record you remember
Nicki der kleine weisse Hase

Justus Köhncke

best video clip you ever saw
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Riccio

best soundtrack ever
Willie Hutch - Foxy Brown

Max Tundra

you need to get work done?
Familjen - Det Snurrar I Min Skalle

Lucky Soul

you drive a car late at night?
Stereolab - Super-Electric

Fabrizio Mammarella

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

KT Tunstall

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tom Waits - Murder In The Red Barn

Sven Väth

a song that reminds you of school
Cat Stevens

Gary Lucas

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

Holy Ghost!

you play ping-pong?

A: Whatever’s playing on the cruise ship ...

J Rawls

5 favorite personal belongings

celly / sidekick / laptop / iPod / records

Fingerpicked

No. 11
Nils Frahm - Familiar (Erased Tapes, 2011)

Nicky Siano

you go to a club?

I prefer house music and eclectic sets. I ...

Beautiful Swimmers

you feel like 1982?
The Who - Eminence Front

Jesh

No. 6
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds

Brasstronaut

you go fishing?
Kings Of Convenience - 24-25

Kon & Amir

you prepare for an important date?
The Moments - Sexy Mama

Constance Amiot

your sunday morning song
Sparklehorse - It's A Wonderful Life

Cypress Hill

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - All I Do

Au Revoir Simone

you sit in the subway?
Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out

Bebel Gilberto

first record you remember
Stevie Wonder - Isn’t She Lovely

Neon Heights

you ride a bicycle?
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - From South Africa To ...

US3

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

Whirlwind Heat

a song that reminds you of school
Beck - Loser

Marcus Bonfanti

perfect anthem for London
Freddie King - My Credit Didn't Go Through

Nick Chacona

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Tamlins - Hard To Confess

Boozoo Bajou

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Uncle Tupelo - Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down

Matthew Dear

take these three DVDs along:

Be Here to Love Me: A Film About ...

Lucky Luke

your ultimate heartbreak song
Garnet Mimms & the Enchanters - Cry Baby

Zohra

you sit in the subway?

No music for me here. I tend to ...

Morpheus

you take a bubble bath?
King Crimson - The Wake Of Poseidon (LP)

Trevor Jackson

you cook?
Metro Area - Miura

Datarock

you ride a bicycle?
Sick Of It All - Scratch The Surface

Holger Czukay

you fall asleep?

Da donnere einfach so weg.

Jill Jones

you make love?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Maps

Lloyd Cole

your sunday morning song

Silence.

Lovefingers

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

Lindstrom

you eat a cucumber?
Grateful Dead - Terrapin Station

Glen Johnson

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

the song to be played at your funeral
Link Wray - Rumble

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Doe Paoro

a song you wish you'd written yourself
«Happy Birthday. Cha ching!»

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Valery Gore

you sit in the subway?
Bibio - Wake Up!

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Sarah Jaffe

your liberation anthem
Phantogram - Don't Move

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