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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

Vashti Bunyan

take these three DVDs along:

«Expresso Bongo» – a film about the music business ...

King Britt

you wake up?
Coldplay - Speed Of Sound

Dillon

you jog?

Ich jogge nicht!

A Guy Called Gerald

your ultimate heartbreak song
Caroll Thompson - One Dance

Mark E.

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Aphex Twin - Come To Daddy

DJ Cherrystones

you drive a car late at night?
German Oak - German Oak (LP)

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite books

Fyodor Dostoyevsky: «Brothers Karamazov» / Fyodor Dostoyevsky: «Crime and ...

Morton Valence

you feel like 1982?
David Bowie - 1984

AM


Top Ten Albums (for right now and in ...

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever To Tell

Orishas

you come home from the club?

I always come home drunk. So when my ...

Soft Rocks

you feel like 1982?
Futura 2000 (ft. The Clash) - The Escapades Of Futura 2...

Daddy-O

a song that reminds your friends of you
Whodini - Friends

Kevin Saunderson


Detroit

Telephones

you sit in the subway?
Bjorn Torske - Limb-Fu

Jacques Renault

No. 1
Syd Barrett - If It’s In You

The Soulsavers

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
G.Love & Special Sauce - G.Love & Special Sauce

Panico

No. 4
De La Soul - 3 Feet High And Rising

Rocko Schamoni

best day of the week in the city?

Donnerstag, wach genug für echte Action, aber ...

Everything Everything

a song you would use as a ring-tone

«Something Tells Me I’m Into Something Good ...

Annie

you relax on a beach?

The sound of the nature, the waves... the ...

Charlotte Hatherley

you make love?
Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love

Beverley Knight

you play ping-pong?
The Chemical Brothers - Hey Boy Hey Girl

Black Angels

you sit in a plane?
Buddy Holly - That'll Be The Day

Tridact

you are love sick?
The Zombies - She's Coming Home

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Isley Brothers - Greates Hits

Nils Frahm

you go to a club?
Arthur Russell - Arm Around You

Fol Chen

you come home from the club?
Kool Keith - After The Club

Glass Candy

your party anthem
Justice

The Morning Benders

perfect anthem for Oakland

Some Hyphy shit I guess.

Trusme

a song that reminds your friends of you
William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song that reminds you of school
Die Ärzte - Nach Uns Die Sintflut

Angel Deradoorian

a record you fell in love to
Björk - Homogenic

The Loose Salute

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Fingerpicked

No. 5
J.J. Cale - Let's Go To Tahiti (Island, 1979)

Julia Franck

learn these three songs by heart:

 Zusätzlich zu denen, die ich kann? Wahrscheinlich ...

Heidi

you sit in the subway?
Snoop Dogg - Doggystyle

Cosmo

5 favorite records
David Bowie - Low

Ingrid Olava

best day of the week in the city?

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

Dennis Kane

a record you fell in love to
Coleman Hawkins - Love Song From Apache

Loane

a song to seduce you
Nino Ferrer - Looking For You

Daniel Wang

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

Million Stylez


Stockholm

I love Stockholm because I was born ...

Anna Kashfi

record you were looking for the longest
Jaibi - You Got Me

Osborne

best concert you ever attended
Run DMC

Quiet Village

you run naked through a cornfield?
Richard Wagner - Die Walküre

Tom Vek

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Aim - Demonique

Whirlwind Heat

a song that reminds you of school
Beck - Loser

Anja Schneider

first record you remember
Sergei Prokofjev - Peter und der Wolf

Wordsworth

first record you bought
Run DMC - Here We Go

Tiago

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

El-P

you watch girls go by?
Nine Inch Nails - Closer To God

The Jackets

record you were looking for the longest
The Monks – Black Monk Time

Ed Harcourt

you cook?
Puccini

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you come home from the club?

A never ending tone in the middle ear ...

Omar

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Cajun Dance Party

a song you would use as a ring-tone

«Ring Ring» by Nokia. I hate ringtones!

We Are Wolves

get these three pets:

Chica, my dog / the crow from the movie ...

C. Gibbs

perfect anthem for San Diego
Tom Waits - Filipino Box Spring Hog

Howe Gelb

start to learn these three things:

How to build a violin and bow from ...

Apache Beat

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

Thievery Corporation

you go to a club?
Karminski Expierence - Explorations

Justine D

5 favorite records
The Beatles - The White Album

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three CDs/records with you:
Joe Meek & The Blue Men - I Hear A New World

DJ Vadim

the song to be played at your funeral
Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

any day on the sea / waking up every ...

Shine 2009

you play ping-pong?
The Telescopes - The Sleepwalk

Whomadewho

you need to get work done?

We don’t listen to music, when we ...

Robin Saville

you wake up?
Laurie Anderson - Sharkey's Day

Tracey Thorn

best concert you ever attended
The Smiths

Still Going

best concert you ever attended
Bauhaus

Gary Lucas

first record you bought
Duane Eddy - Dance With The Guitar Man

Lotte Kestner

your sunday morning song
Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken

Colder

No. 5
Skinny Puppy - Church

Sons And Daughters

you drive a car late at night?
Deerhoof - My Diamond Car Star

M.A.N.D.Y.

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

Luke Haines

5 favorite cities

Bradford / Exeter / Cologne / Munich / Damascus

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite places in the world

Home / London / Sydney / Cape Town / Colorado

Afrika Bambaataa

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

Beppe Loda

you ride a bicycle?
Jefferson Starship - Ride The Tiger

Heidi Happy

you sit in the subway?
Das Pop - You

Junior Boys

the song to be played at your funeral
Benny Hill Chase Music

Azari & III

you rob a bank?
Shirley Bassey - Diamonds Are Forever

Jesper Dahlbäck

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Fläsk Privat». An underground porn movie from ...

Caribou

the song to be played at your funeral
Crazy Frog - Axel F

Natalie Tusia Beridze

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Giorgobis tve» by Otar Ioseliani

Blow Monkeys

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fred Neil - Everybody's Talkin'

CALLmeKAT

favorite band hailing from the city?

I don’t know exactly which bands are ...

Air

a song you would use as a ring-tone
La Marseillaise

Trentemoller

you surf the internet?

I rarely use the internet.

These New Puritans

you are on a football field?

It would be nice if one of our ...

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite instruments

Korg MS-20 / My banjo / Drums of all sorts ...

Ashley Beedle

you go to a club?
Half Pint - Greetings

Baikonour

record you were looking for the longest
Amon Duul II - Yeti Talks To Yogi

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Catherine Wheel - Chrome

Architeq

you stay in bed?
Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda

Leon Ware

first record you bought
Erroll Garner - Concert By The Sea

Candi Staton

best concert you ever attended
Justin Timberlake, London 2007

Port O'Brien

your boozed up anthem
Kings Of Leon - Sex On Fire

Young Knives

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

George Duke

your liberation anthem
Lift Every Voice And Sing

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Alan Vega - Saturn Strip

Dan Michaelson

perfect anthem for London
Annie Lennox - Walking On Broken Glass

DJ Mehdi

the song to be played at your funeral
Stevie Wonder - They Won't Go When I Go

Simple Kid

you run naked through a cornfield?
Bronski Beat - Smalltown Boy

Boom Bip

you wake up?
Ice Cube - The Wrong Nigga To Fuck Wit

Polly Scattergood

learn these three songs by heart:
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Barbara Carlotti

perfect anthem for Paris
John Cale - Paris 1919

Howlin' Rain

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - The Hissing Of The Summer Lawns

Phil Mison

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

Jimi Jamison

your sunday morning song
Bill Withers - Just As I Am

Metronomy

record you were looking for the longest
Bootsy Collins & The Rubber Band - I’d Rather Be With Y...

Georg Levin

you sit in a plane?
Etta Jones - Don’t Go To Strangers

Ricardo Villalobos

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

Valery Gore

you are love sick?
Blonde Redhead - My Impure Hair

Spinto Band

you sit in a plane?
The Beatles - Flying

Kissogram

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Animals - It’s All Meat

Belle & Sebastian

you go to a club?
Ernie & The Top Notes - Dap Walk

Telepopmusik

first record you remember
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Whitehouse

first record you remember
Yoko Ono - Fly

Dave Clarke

a song that reminds you of school
XTC - Making Plans For Nigel

Art Brut

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

Clare & The Reasons

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

Jonathan Wilson

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
War - Four Cornered Room

James Murphy

you wash your hair?
Chrome - Firebomb

Defari

your ultimate heartbreak song
Michael Jackson - She's Out Of My Life

Division Of Laura Lee

you take a bubble bath?
Tom Waits - Cold Water

Chromatics

the song to be played at your funeral

A: I don’t know. I’ll have ...

DJ Nature

perfect song to end a party with
Ramsey Lewis - Sun Goddess

John Foxx

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Billy Cotton Band - Show Theme BBC

Penguin Prison

record you were looking for the longest
Operation Ivy

Sebastien Tellier

record you were looking for the longest

My first record. AH AH AH!

Pearly Gates

the song to be played at your funeral
Pearly Gates - Action

David Morales

you wake up?
Bill Withers - Lovely Day

Rebelski

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Mercy, Mercy Me

Terence Bernardo

first record you bought
Duran Duran - The Reflex

Tahiti 80

a record you fell in love to
Big Star - #1Record / Radio City

Fujiya & Miyagi

record you were looking for the longest
Can - Future Days

Bosque Brown

best concert you ever attended
Lift To Experience

Dollboy

you make love?
Tav Falco

Sandro Perri

you are love sick?
Blue Gene Tyranny - The Next Time Might Be Your Time

Ame

you run from the cops?
John Carpenter - The Duke Arrives

Higamos Hogamos

you read a magazine?
Laid Back - White Horse

Alan Oldham

No. 6
Anything by Paul Pope

Olafur Arnalds

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Death Cab for Cutie - Stable Song

Howling Bells

you sit in the subway?
Broadcast - Black Cat

Love Inks

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I'll Follow The Sun

Simone White

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Simone White - Worm Was Wood

Hacienda

first record you bought
The Beatles - Number 1's

The Project Club

you paint your apartment?
DJ Shadow - Endtroducing (LP)

Tanya Stephens

you run naked through a cornfield?

Police sirens. They will come and catch me!

A Touch Of Class

perfect anthem for Zurich
Stephan Eicher - Toutes Les Filles Du Limmatquai

Anni Rossi

5 favorite instruments

viola de gamba / recorder / harpsichord / fender jaguar / viola

Mark Richardson

you go to a club?
Fake Blood - Fix Your Accent

Dani Siciliano

perfect anthem for Kent
In The Bleak Mid Winter

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite records
Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison

Heavy

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Free Design - Lullaby (Jazzanova Remix)

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a record you fell in love to
Long Hind Legs - Return To Me

Chris Coco

you relax on a beach?
Lee «Scratch» Perry - Curly Locks

Pacifika

you ride a bicycle?

The sound of the crickets and the free ...

Malachai

5 favorite restaurants

Blue Juice (best food in Bristol) / Renatos / Elysees ...

Sharon van Etten

a song to seduce you
Low

Ilija Rudman

your guilty pleasure song
T.C. Curtis - You Should Have Known Better

Explosions In The Sky

you drive into the country?
Arvo Paert - Fratres

Matmos

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

Coffee / Friends / Sex with Strangers

Architecture In Helsinki

best Beatles song
The Gaylads - Eleanor Rigby

Meret Becker

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

Tha 4orce

first record you bought
Olivia Newton-John - Physical

Erol Alkan

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

Beautiful Swimmers

you surf the internet?
Fat Joe & Big Pun - Twinz 98

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite personal tragedies

dass ich immer noch keinen Pilotenschein habe / dass ...

Gemma Ray

you come home from the club?
Dennis Wilson - River Song

Matthew Dear

take these three CDs/records with you:
Talking Heads - Remain In Light

The Late Greats

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

Jesse Lenat

you run naked through a cornfield?
Jesse Lenat - Luna

Hatcham Social

your ultimate heartbreak song
Buddy Holly - Love Is Strange

Peter Kruder

a song that reminds you of school
Kiss - Detroit Rock City

Gwyneth Herbert

you go to a club?
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

Johnossi

favorite club?

J & O: We’re not going out that ...

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Ben Watt

you feel like 1982?
Pauline Murray & The Invisible Girls

Nicky Siano

perfect anthem for New York
MFSB - Love Is The Message

In Flagranti

you cook?

Reggae has a good vibe for cooking.

Trans Am

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

Stefan Goldmann

you go to a club?
Laurent Garnier - Crispy Bacon

Parlour

best concert you ever attended
Front 242

Lexx

your ultimate heartbreak song
Neneh Cherry - Twisted Mess

Melanie C

5 favorite records
The Beatles - Revolver

Neon Heights

you cook?
Jack Johnson

Empire Of The Sun

you wake up?
Neil Young - When God Made Me

Peter, Bjorn & John

you jog?
Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

Lopazz

you sit in the subway?

Oh, in der U-Bahn lausche ich den Ger ...

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

Pyrolator

5 favorite cities

Yokohama / Tokio / Shimonoseki / Naha / Berlin

Luca C & Brigante

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

Pilooski

first record you remember
Ennio Morricone

Alter Ego

perfect anthem for Frankfurt
Hildegard Knef - Ich hab noch einen Koffer in Berlin

Modeselektor

5 favorite clothes

UR T-Shirt / Minimal My Ass T-Shirt / Modeselektor T-Shirt ...

The Rayographs

first record you bought
Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now

DJ Hell

you meet your parents?
Ricky Shayne - Mamy Blue

Pink Skull

first record you bought
Suicidal Tendencies - Suicidal Tendencies

US3

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

Newton Faulkner

first record you remember
Rednex - Cotton Eye Joe

Bobbito Garcia

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t drive, I only ride my ...

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite books

Unzählbar.

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds you of school
Lenny Kravitz - Let Love Rule

Luke Solomon

you sit in a plane?
Nine Horses - Serotonin

Kinky

5 favorite restaurants

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

Kissey Asplund

a record you fell in love to
Amel Larrieux - Lovely Standards

Moving Units

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Carpenters - Superstar

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

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

Mirror Mirror

first record you bought
George Michael - Faith

James Holden

your ultimate heartbreak song
Portishead

Faust

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Ludwig von Beethoven - Mondscheinsonate

2raumwohnung

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Wired / Dazed and Confused / Der Tagesspiegel

Suzanne Vega

a song that reminds your friends of you
Everything But The Girl - Missing

The Revenge

your sunday morning song
John Martyn

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

perfect anthem for New York
Frank Sinatra

White Hinterland

a record you fell in love to
The Beatles - Rubber Soul

Funkmasters

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

Mechanical Bride

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Sam Amidon

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

Jean-Michel Jarre

perfect anthem for Paris
Maurice Jarre - Paris brûle-t-il?

Aaron Wright

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Up To Me

Anne Clark

you wake up?
Tim Buckley - Happy Time

Karl Bartos

first record you remember
The Beatles - With The Beatles

Jesh

No. 6
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds

Zambri

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Chemical Brothers - Asleep From Day

Fabrizio Mammarella

your ultimate heartbreak song
Virgo Four - In A Vision

Sondre Lerche

you camp in the desert?
Van Dyke Parks - Bing Crosby

Grizzly Bear

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Cass McCombs - What Isn't Nature?

Syd Matters

you drive a car late at night?
Mogwai - C.O.D.Y. (Come On Die Young)

Travis

you walk the cat walk?
Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy

The Invisible

you sit in the subway?
Slum Village - Conant Gardens

The Earlies

first record you remember
Jeff Wayne and Friends - War Of The Worlds

Gossip

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

Brian Jackson

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

Kaos

you walk the cat walk?
Bauhaus - Bella Lugosi's Dead

Andy Gill

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Yesterday

Monday Michiru

the song to be played at your funeral
Monday Michiru - If I Knew Then What I Know Now

Vetiver

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

Dynamite Deluxe

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

Ralphi Rosario

your ultimate heartbreak song
Destiny's Child - Bug-A-Boo

Jakob der Lügner

you prepare for an important date?
Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F

David Holmes

you are on a football field?

The one of the coach on the sideline.

Peanut Butter Wolf

you make love?

Too personal, but it’s gotta be instrumental.

Headless Heroes

you play lego?
The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil

Max Tundra

your boozed up anthem
The Old Signs - Seaside Postcard

Lovefingers

you sit in the subway?
Paul McCartney - Secret Friend

Living Things

you meet your parents?
Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock

John Daly

learn these three songs by heart:
Jan Hammer - Crockett’s Theme

Trevor Jackson

you make love?

Silence.

Electric 6

you drive a car late at night?
Tom Waits - Black Wing

Sibrydion

No. 10
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Patio

Glimpse

5 favorite instruments

Roland Jupiter 6 / Roland 909 / Guitar / Woodblock / Glockenspiel

Bomb The Bass

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

Marissa Nadler

you are love sick?
The Band - Lonesome Suzie

Comanechi

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Make Up - I Want Some

Kathy Zimmer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Visions Of Johanna

Moonboots

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bobby Goldsboro - Summer (The First Time)

Defend Moscow

best video clip you ever saw
Cliff Richard & The Young Ones - Living Doll

Nocturnes

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

Dego

you ride a bicycle?
Seiji & G-Force - Northern Exposure

Boozoo Bajou

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Roots - What They Do?

Interpol

you meet your parents?
Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

When Saints Go Machine

you walk in the rain?
Black Dice - Cloud Pleaser

Steve Mason

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

Nedry

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Back In The USSR

Mark Archer

best concert you ever attended

Got to see Chic a few years back ...

My Bee's Garden

your sunday morning song
Jane Birkin - Jane B

Fiona Daniel

you sit in the subway?

Mein iPod ist gerade kaputt. Aber ich habe ...

Chris & Cosey

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Cosey: ANY Country and Western music. I hate ...

Rumer

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Anything I have written myself, usually!

Circlesquare

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

Little Dragon

best Beatles song

«I Can’t Get No Satisfaction»

Ewan Pearson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ewan MacColl - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Magic Mike

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

Kool & The Gang

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

Miss Platnum

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

Gilles Peterson

you are in a depressive mood?
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions

Max Essa

you come home from the club?
Fleetwood Mac - Brown Eyes

Shawn Lee

first record you remember

I don't know. I can't remember.

KT Tunstall

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Flaming Lips - Fight Test

Michael Mayer

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

Terry Lynn

favorite club?

Asylum. You can go crazy at the «Asylum»!

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite magazines

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

Tiga

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

Zohra

you run naked through a cornfield?
Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl

Ratatat

your boozed up anthem
Jay-Z - Hard Knock Life

Casual

you make love?

To the windows, to the walls!!

Justice

5 favorite records
Prince - Sign Of The Times

Erobique

you cook?

Ich singe meistens: «Wir haben Hunger, Hunger, Hunger...»

James Yorkston

best concert you ever attended
Alien Sex Fiend

No Age

you drive into the country?
Abe Vigoda - Don't Lie

Alexandra Hope

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Shirelles - Baby It's You

Ray Mang

you fall asleep?
Martin Denny - Quiet Village

Richard Hawley

you go to a club?
Bob Landers - Cherokee Dance

Magic Arm

you sit in the subway?
Sam Prekop - A Cloud To The Back

Droog

you feel like dancing?
Imagination - Just An Illusion

Alva Noto

you ride a bicycle?
M.I.A. feat. Timbaland - Come Around

Kinski

first record you bought
Cheap Trick - Live at Budokan

Emmy The Great

a song that reminds you of school
The Smiths - Cemetry Gates

Pastor

you wake up?
Kindness - Cyan

Martin Rev

you sit in the subway?

I don’t have an iPod and I ...

Woolfy

best video clip you ever saw

«Flea Market Montgomery - Long Version» on Youtube. «It ...

Lucky Luke

your liberation anthem
Madonna - Into The Groove

Future Beat Alliance

first record you bought
Altered Images - Happy Birthday

Linda Lewis

a record you fell in love to
Aretha Franklin - Respect

Peter Broderick

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Arvo Pärt - Für Alina

Kon & Amir

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Cypress Hill - Illusions

Jill Jones

you want to tell your boyfriend it's over?
Bat For Lashes - What's A Girl To Do

Datarock

you fall asleep?
DJ Shadow - Midnight In A Perfect World

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite records
Public Image Limited - Metal Box

The Chap

5 favorite personal belongings

CD burner / Jansport laptop bag / Down-filled duvet (every ...

DJ Kent

you run from the cops?
N.W.A.

Wooden Birds

the song to be played at your funeral

No music at my funeral, please?

Prince Language

you go to a club?
Marshall Jefferson - Move Your Body (The House Music An...

Yacht

No. 6
The Vandals - Fear Of A Punk Planet

Fan Death

a record you fell in love to
The Creatures - A Bestiary Of

Horse Meat Disco

take these three books along:

I'm not an avid reader by any ...

Kelli Ali

you are love sick?
Ludwig van Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata

Rod Thomas

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

DJ Touché

No. 9

«The New York Ripper» (Lucio Fulci, 1982). An ...

Barn Owl

best soundtrack ever
Neil Young - Dead Man

Jazzanova

best video clip you ever saw
Herbie Hancock - Rockit

Mouse On Mars

your ultimate heartbreak song
Blondie - Heart Of Glass

Caron Wheeler

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Faith Evans - Love Like This Before

Coldplay

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

Ost & Kjex

you make love?
Steely Dan - Do It Again

Bodies Of Water

your party anthem
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

Franz Nicolay

best concert you ever attended
TV Smith

Leo Zero

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t do depressed.

Duke Special

perfect anthem for Belfast
Van Morrison - Coney Island

Drugstore

the song to be played at your funeral
Drugstore - The Funeral

Brasstronaut

you take a bubble bath?
Björk - Aurora

Marius Circus

you go to a club?
Sylvester - Over And Over

N.A.S.A.

your ultimate heartbreak song
Berlin - Take My Breath Away

Apiento

you fall asleep?
Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks

Senor Coconut

you make love?
Henry Mancini - Western Mancini

Seelenluft

a song that inspires you
Johnny Cash - Solitary Man

Shitdisco

best concert you ever attended
Girls Aloud

Leroy Burgess

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Johnny Mathis - Over The Weekend

Kasper Bjorke

first record you remember
Sesame Street

Richard Norris

5 favorite personal belongings

I am trying to resist materialism in ever ...

Broken Social Scene

learn these three songs by heart:
Jamie Cullum - Well You Needn’t

Wolfmother

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

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you run from the cops?

Flo: Ich hab die Hosen so voll, dass ...

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Chromeo

No. 3
Total Contrast - Takes A Little Time

Coyote

you cook?
Tosca

Woodpigeon

you go to a club?
Frida Hyvönen - Scandinavian Blonde

Munk

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Charles Mingus

Mystery Jets

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Talk Talk - Spirit Of Eden

Al McKay

you cook?
Notorious B.I.G.

The Priscillas

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Turtles - Happy Together

Bing Ji Ling

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

The Ones

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

Saint Etienne

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beach Boys - All I Wanna Do

Bettye Lavette

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

Birdy Nam Nam

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Radiohead - All I Need

Chuck D

you cook?

I don’t cook chinese. I just buy.

The Phantom Band

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Hoosiers

Race Horses

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Should Have Known Better

Tim Sweeney

you feel like 1982?
Prince - Automatic

Audie Darling

favorite street?

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

J Rawls

5 favorite books

Dan Brown: «The Davinci Code» / James Redfield: «The ...

Little Jackie

your ultimate heartbreak song
Fiona Apple

The Shortwave Set

the song to be played at your funeral
Elton John - Candle In The Wind

Sven Väth

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yesterday

Glen Johnson

a song that reminds you of school
The Specials - Too Much Too Young

Seether

you are love sick?
Journey - Send Her My Love

Yellowman

a record you fell in love to
Bob Marley - Pound Get A Blow

Doe Paoro

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

Bebel Gilberto

a song that reminds you of school
One Little Indian

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite street?

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

Midlake

first record you remember
Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut

Manuel Tur

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

Mugison

5 favorite months

I really like all of them, but 5 ...

Max Romeo

a record you fell in love to
Elvis Presley - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

Invisible Conga People

you wake up?
Fishmans - Long Season

Hot Chip

you drive a car late at night?
Grovesnor - Drive Your Car

A Mountain Of One

first record you remember
Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby

The Diaphanoids

you run from the cops?
The Ramones

Chelonis R. Jones

you make breakfast?
Sugar Minott

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite animals

owls / deer / birds of all kinds / dogs / cats

Brothers Of End

you fall asleep?
The Rolling Stones - Worried About You

The Bangles

you go to a club?
The Move

Gravenhurst

you wake up?
Big Black

Van She

5 favorite cities

Sydney / Paris / New York / Brussels / San Francisco

Lhasa

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

My life isn’t over yet.

Chrome Hoof

first record you bought

The one that goes «de do de dah ...

Sarah Jaffe

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bon Iver - For Emma Forever Ago

Cosmin TRG

you take a bubble bath?
Boards Of Canada - Telephasic Workshop

GusGus

you make love?
PPPönk - Ultra Dance

White Denim

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Who Loves The Sun

Bit-tuner

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Scarlett Johansson / Kate Moss / Keira Knightley

Zwicker

you paint your apartment?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

Mavis Staples

perfect anthem for Chicago
R. Kelly - Steppin' Into Heaven

Kid Loco

you make love?
Jon Lucien - Rashida

Alexander Robotnick

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

Ruede Hagelstein

you sit in the subway?
Necro - I Need Drugs

Charles Webster

you stay in bed?
Robert Wyatt - At Last I Am Free

!!!

you jog?
The Kinks - People Take Pictures Of Each Other

Dinky

5 favorite magazines

Sound on Sound. I’m a junkie for ...

Ora Cogan

you sit in the subway?
Erase Errata - Tax Dollar

Mélissa Laveaux

a song that reminds your friends of you
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Lindstrom

you pretend to be married?
Fern Kinney - Baby Let Me Kiss You

David Rodigan


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

Odawas

first record you bought
Stone Temple Pilots - Purple

Fanfarlo

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Red House Painters - Katy Song

Hugh Herrera

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Kalabrese

the song to be played at your funeral
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here

My Morning Jacket

you ride a bicycle?
Dr. Dog - The World May Never Know

Oyvind Morken

your ultimate heartbreak song

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

Memory Band

you are love sick?
Anne Briggs - Go Your Way

Studio

you wake up?
The Durutti Column - Tomorrow

Kurt Maloo

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Lucky Soul

you sit in a plane?
The Style Council - Shout To The Top

Lydia Lunch

you feel like 1980?
The Stooges - 1969

Justus Köhncke

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Höhner - Die Karawane Zieht Weiter

Holger Czukay

you sit in a plane?

Konzentriere mich da aufs Kurshalten.

Ilya Santana

first record you bought
Chuss Project - The Night

Horace Andy

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I have never spent a night in one.

Al Kent

a record you fell in love to
Janet Jackson & Luther Vandross - The Best Things In Li...

Social Disco Club

No. 1
Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley Mega Mix)

Minotaur Shock

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Gonzales - Presidential Suite

DJ Nu-Mark

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Wings - Let 'Em In

Emma Tricca

your sunday morning song
The Lemonheads - The Outdoor Type

Devendra Banhart

you make love?
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Like A Stuntman

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

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite personal belongings

wallet / keys / credit card / piano / glasses

Jimmy Edgar

first record you remember
Nikki - Notice Me

Turzi

a song that reminds you of school
Noir Désir

Irvine Welsh

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

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite cartoon characters

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

Headman

best Rolling Stones song
The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil

First Aid Kit

you make love?
T. Rex - Hot Love

Camille

you sit in a plane?

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

Dwele

your boozed up anthem
Paul Wall - Sittin' Sidewayz

Bill Brewster

you are love sick?
Melba Moore - You Stepped Into My Life

Dollskabeat

you take a bubble bath?
Serge Gainsbourg - Ah! Melody

Jackpot

you cook?
Chris & Cosey - Exotika

Large Professor

5 favorite places in New York

145th St. & Lenox (Harlem) / Eastchester Ave. & Boston Rd ...

Bush Tetras

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Michael Reinboth

you meet your parents?
Johann Sebastian Bach

Plum

what should one eat when in the city?

A picnic on Carlton Hill - has the best ...

Editors

you drive into the country?
My Morning Jacket - One Big Holiday

Mr Scruff

you go to a club?
Mr Scruff & Quantic - It’s Dancing Time

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite personal belongings

my photo albums / my record collection / my doggie ...

Paul Frick

you take a bubble bath?
Windjammer - Tossing And Turning

Windsurf

you feel bitchy?
N.W.A.

Wolf People

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Strawbs - Witchwood

Marc Romboy

you drive a car late at night?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Tal Weiss

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

Xiu Xiu

invite these three persons for a weekend:

my niece / my friend Miya Osaki / George W ...

Soul Clap

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

Joan As Police Woman

you stay in bed?
The Dixie Hummingbirds - Is There Anyone In Heaven That...

Kool Keith

you jog?
The Gap Band - Oops Upside Your Head

Bloc Party

you read a book?
Aphex Twin - Ambient Works

Chris Carrier

you rob a bank?

I made a song for that called «La ...

Black Devil Disco Club

you prepare for an important date?
Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy

Ada

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

Studio 672 / Barracuda Bar / Karneval 

Soul Mekanik

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Laid Back - Cocaine Cool

Frank Black

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

Sandi Thom

you go to a club?
Patti Labelle - Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Morningwood

you drive a car late at night?
AC/DC - Whole Lotta Rosie

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite bands you know personally

Chairlift / Pre / Fucked Up / Strange Boys / Monotonix

Slove

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Rebolledo - Guerrero

Prefuse 73

a song that reminds your friends of you

Probably something I made over the years.

Eagles Of Death Metal

you sit in a plane?

I normally listen to the outrageous fucking stinking ...

Adonis

a song that reminds you of school
Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour

Thieves Like Us

you feel like 1982?

It's always 1982 in my head.

Chikinki

a song that reminds you of school
The Simpsons - Do The Bartman

Bottin

your sunday morning song
Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels

Alex Smoke

you are love sick?
Khonnor - Handwriting

Padded Cell

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

Rich Medina

you shop for shoes?
A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It?

Todd Terje

first record you remember
Don Williams

Cornelius

you wake up?
Merzbow

Renegade Soundwave

your ultimate heartbreak song
Iggy Pop - Turn Blue

Scout Niblett

the song to be played at your funeral
Daniel Johnston - True Love Will Find You In The End

Tony Carrasco

your liberation anthem
Bob Marley - Could You Be Loved

Brennan Green

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

If I’m in a hotel, I’m ...

Hannah Cohen

first record you remember
Pink Floyd - The Wall

Mario Basanov & Vidis

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

Pepe Bradock

your guilty pleasure song
Destiny's Child - Girl

Mugwump

you drive a car late at night?
Klaus Schulze - Tango-Saty

Gary Numan

your party anthem
Rammstein - Sonne

Phenomenal Handclap Band

first record you bought
ELO & Olivia Newton John - Xanadu

Our Broken Garden

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

Yuck

5 favorite records
Pixies - Doolittle

Erik Truffaz

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Johann Sebastian Bach

Stratus

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
My Bloody Valentine - Soon (Andrew Weatherall Mix)

Yoav

best soundtrack ever
«Romeo and Juliet»

Molly Wagger

you are love sick?
Beach House - Used To Be

The Bees

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Stevie Wonder - Sugar

Cazals

a record you fell in love to
Paul Weller - Broken Stones

The Golden Filter

you sit in a plane?
Nick Drake - Riverman

John Klemmer

your liberation anthem
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Nick Chacona

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Metro - Rush Hour

Wally Badarou

your party anthem
James Brown - I Feel All Right

Morgan Geist

you are love sick?

Silence.

Efterklang

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Nokia tune by Nokia band.

New Young Pony Club

you run naked through a cornfield?
Broadcast

Andreya Triana

your party anthem
Missy Elliot - Get Ur Freak On

The Fray

favorite sports team?

The Denver Broncos.

Holy Ghost!

you destroy a hotel room?

N: Well, we never have in any sort ...

Matthew Herbert

learn these three songs by heart:
«Happy Birthday»

Good Shoes

you are on the tour bus?
The Pipettes - It Hurts To See You Dance So Well

Theo Parrish

you camp in the desert?
The Jones Girls - Nights Over Egypt

Radio 4

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Replacements - Tim

Final Fantasy

you fall asleep?

My roommate Matt will play the guitar late ...

Rainer Trüby

you run naked through a cornfield?

Hab ich bisher noch nie ausprobiert.

Alela Diane

first record you bought
The Shangri-Las

Gnod

a song that reminds you of school
Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The Show

Shakespeares Sister

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back

Lloyd Cole

your boozed up anthem

I don’t have one.

Oneida

you sit in the subway?

I don’t own a portable music device.

Lail Arad

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

The Good Natured

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

Unconventional Science

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Big L - The Big Picture

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite personal tragedies

This doesn't make much sense to me ...

Ian Hart

the song to be played at your funeral
Ludwig van Beethoven - 3rd symphony 2nd part requirium

Minus 8

you prepare for an important date?
Monty Norman - James Bond Theme

Round Table Knights

you shop for shoes?
The Smiths - This Charming Man

Au Revoir Simone

you wake up?
Kansas - Journey From Mariabronn

VV Brown

you make love?
Sade - No Ordinary Love

Riccio

your sunday morning song
Leon Ware - Why Be Alone

The Hidden Cameras

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

Captain Sensible

you sit in a plane?
Jean-Luc Ponty - Imaginary Voyage

Wooden Shjips

you prepare for an important date?
Los Mockers - What A Life

Motor City Drum Ensemble

perfect anthem for Stuttgart
Massive Töne - Mutterstadt

Lone Wolf

first record you bought
ABC - When Smokey Sings

Psychic Ills

you prepare for an important date?
Depeche Mode - Lie To Me

ESG

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

Lisbee Stainton

a record you fell in love to
Oasis - Champagne Supernova

Marit Bergman

best day of the week in the city?

When I still had a regular job it ...

The Miserable Rich

you wake up?
Tito Puente - Oye Como Va

Stephan Remmler

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

The Emperor Machine

you sit in the subway?
John Foxx - Underpass

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you wake up?
Flying Saucer Attack - For Silence

Jacob Golden

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

Mungolian Jetset

your ultimate heartbreak song
Gustav Mahler - Fifth Symphony

Kris Menace

your guilty pleasure song

Uh… too many…

Tindersticks

a song to seduce you
John Barry - Midnight Cowboy Theme

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite things that make you sexy

living with my mother / not having a job ...

Mooner

No. 10
Peru - Continents

Swahili Blonde

a record you fell in love to
Mickey & Sylvia - Love Is Strange

Kathryn Williams

you walk in the rain?
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Bill Adler

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

Chateau Flight

your party anthem
Franck Timm

David Pajo

learn these three songs by heart:
Salman Gita - Skidoo

Sóley

your party anthem
Fela Kuti

Ronny & Renzo

you are love sick?
Bill Nelson - When Your Dream Of Perfect Beauty Comes T...

Bill Callahan

a song that reminds you of school
Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music

Wall-E

you stay in bed?
The Beach Boys - Shut Down

Karl Culley

perfect anthem for Harrogate
Talking Heads - Heaven

Morpheus

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Leonard Cohen - Tower Of Song

Nicole Willis

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

Joakim

you sit in a plane?
Thomas Leer - Private Plane

Hannah Scott

best soundtrack ever
Badly Drawn Boy - About A Boy

Cage The Elephant

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Primus - My Name is Mud

Dominique Leone

a song that reminds you of school
Whitney Houston - How Will I Know

Constance Amiot

the song to be played at your funeral

I just hope it’ll be a «happy ...

Bob Power

your liberation anthem
Earth, Wind & Fire - Fantasy

Ian Pooley

you take a bubble bath?
Eggstone - Vive La Difference

Marcus Bonfanti

your party anthem
Freddie King - Pack It Up

José James

you sit in a plane?

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

James Pants

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

Tim Mälzer

first record you bought
Kiss - Alive!
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record you were looking for the longest
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Doe Paoro

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

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Valery Gore

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize??

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Sarah Jaffe

your boozed up anthem
Jay-Z - Girls, Girls, Girls

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