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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

Caribou

your boozed up anthem

I never drink. And I don’t do ...

Vetiver

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

The Fray

you sit in a plane?
Fleetwood Mac - Rumors

Jimi Jamison

best concert you ever attended
Yes

Azari & III

you are on psychedelic drugs?

S: I jump right into the shower and ...

Kool & The Gang

you make love?
Heatwave - Always And Forever

Glimpse

5 favorite personal belongings

my Studio / my dog / my record collection / my ...

Rod Thomas

record you were looking for the longest
Menswear - ¡Hay Tiempo!

Gary Numan

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

N.A.S.A.

a record you fell in love to
Michael Jackson - Thriller

In Flagranti

you destroy a hotel room?

I am too old for that.

The Bees

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Stereolab - Moodles

Lydia Lunch

you paint your apartment?
Geto Boys

Magic Arm

you walk in the rain?
Prokofiev - Dance Of The Knights

Al McKay

you cook?
2Pac

Bomb The Bass

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Nobody Beats The Biz

Prefuse 73

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Prefuse 73 (rough mixes especially) – that shit disturbs ...

Terry Lynn

which person from the city you like the most?

My son, Joseph.

The Project Club

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

Sondre Lerche

you go to a club?
Justin Timberlake - Seniorita

Brian Jackson

a song that reminds you of school
Sly & The Family Stone - I Want To Take You Higher

Osborne

the song to be played at your funeral
James Taylor & Carly Simon - Close Your Eyes

A Touch Of Class

you walk the cat walk?
ATOC - Start It Up

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever To Tell

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three CDs/records with you:
Sun Ra - Sound Sun Pleasure

Kinky

5 favorite TV shows

«Seinfield» / «El Chavo» / «Weeds» / «Superjail!» / «Aqua Teen Hunger ...

Duke Special

first record you remember
The Beatles - Octopus’s Garden

Richard Norris

5 favorite remixes
Primal Scream - Uptown (Weatherall Remix)

Sibrydion

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Defend Moscow

your liberation anthem
Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name

Kevin Saunderson

what should one eat when in the city?

Alligator

Kris Menace

you solve difficult mathematical tasks?
The Emperor Machine - The TV Extra Band

Air

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

Whirlwind Heat

a record you fell in love to
leonard Cohen - Best Of (1997)

Memory Band

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Claude Debussy - Nuages

Alva Noto

you smuggle diamonds?
Marilyn Monroe - Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friends

Chris Carrier

you prepare for an important date?
Gwen McCrae - Funky Sensation

Tiago

you run naked through a cornfield?
!!! - Pardon My Freedom

AM

No. 9
Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon

Kathy Zimmer

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

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite cartoon characters

Bugs Bunny / Bullwinkle / Peter from Family Guy / Shake ...

Lo Fat Orchestra

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Beautiful Swimmers

you go to a club?
Inner City - Good Life

The Priscillas

your party anthem
Human Beinz - Nobody But Me

GusGus

you go to a club?
Q-Burns - Anstract Message

Trusme

first record you remember
Bad Manners - My Girl Lollipop

Daddy-O

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Make The Music With Your Mouth

Max Romeo

you drive into the country?

I listen to the birds singing.

Alexander Robotnick

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

Van She

5 favorite cities

Sydney / Paris / New York / Brussels / San Francisco

Max Tundra

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Human Chain - Lucky

Johnossi

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

J: I kissed my girl good-bye at the ...

Toby Tobias

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

Higamos Hogamos

you camp in the desert?
Can - Mother Sky

Black Devil Disco Club

you feel like 1982?
XTC - Making Plans for Nigel

Interpol

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030 (LP)

Penguin Prison

first record you bought
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Into The Great Wide Ope...

Bebel Gilberto

you sit by the river?
Adriana Calcanhotto - Mais Feliz

White Hinterland

perfect anthem for Portland
The Watery Graves Of Portland - The News

Ricardo Villalobos

a song that reminds your friends of you
Romanthony - The Wanderer

Tha 4orce

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Marvin Gaye - Here My Dear

Padded Cell

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Goblin - Tenebrae

Windsurf

a record you fell in love to
Joe Dassin - Le Jardin du Luxembourg

Lanoiraude

5 favorite clubs

Chez Michel – The real Parisian cafe down the ...

Marissa Nadler

first record you bought
Madonna - The Immaculate Collection

Ben Watt

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dosed

Shakespeares Sister

record you were looking for the longest
Black Blood - A.I.E. (A Mwana)

Horace Andy

you run naked through a cornfield?

I would never do that.

DJ Kent

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Merzbow

ESG

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

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Plastic Bertrand - Ca Plane Pour Moi

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite movies

«Electroma» by Daft Punk / «Interstella 5555» by Daft ...

José James

you stay in bed?
Keith Jarrett - I Loves You Porgy

When Saints Go Machine

you go to a club?
Kenton Slash Demon - Deamon

Telephones

you go to a club?
Dance Reaction - Disco Train

Heavy

you make love?

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

Zambri

you take a bubble bath?
Portishead - Sour Times

Linda Lewis

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beatles - Here There And Everywhere

Pyrolator

you feel like 1982?
Wire - Two People In A Room

Cypress Hill

your sunday morning song
Willie Bobo - Fried Neckbones and Some Home Fries

Coldplay

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

Stratus

you sit in the subway?
Pedestrians - Commuter Fantasy

Erol Alkan

you ride a bicycle?
Hawkwind - Silver Machine

Aaron Wright

best concert you ever attended
John Prine

Camille

you sit in the subway?
Jacques Brel

Bush Tetras

you are in a depressive mood?
Tindersticks

Anja Schneider

your boozed up anthem
Underground Resistance feat. Yolanda - Living For The N...

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you go to a club?
Fela Kuti - Shakara

Joakim

you are in a depressive mood?
Scott Walker - It's Raining Today

Candi Staton

perfect anthem for Hanceville
Judy Garland - Over The Rainbow

Hatcham Social

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Kooks

Chelonis R. Jones

you cook?
Can

Spinto Band

you are love sick?
Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted

Jill Jones

you want to tell your boyfriend it's over?
Violent Femmes - Gone Daddy Gone

Matthew Dear

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

CALLmeKAT

best day of the week in the city?

I like sunday evenings.

The Diaphanoids

you meet your parents?
Luciano Pavarotti

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Bedhead - What Fun Life Was

Joan As Police Woman

you sit in the subway?
Adam & The Ants - Family Of Noise

Bit-tuner

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

First Aid Kit

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Emmylou Harris & Gram Parsons - In My Hour Of Darkness

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Chet Baker

Wolfmother

you prepare for an important date?
The Doors - Hello, I Love You

Bill Brewster

you prepare for an important date?
Wham! - Young Guns (Go For It)

Doe Paoro

your guilty pleasure song
Peter Cetera – Glory Of Love

Lopazz

you ride a bicycle?
Thin Lizzy

Dennis Bovell

you wash your hair?
Jimi Hendrix - Fire

Gossip

you work in the garden?
Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up

Marius Circus

you walk in the rain?
Radiohead - Reckoner (Johnny Miller Remix)

Unconventional Science

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

Mungolian Jetset

your ultimate heartbreak song
Gustav Mahler - Fifth Symphony

Jay Jay Johanson

you ride a bicycle?
The Modern Jazz Quartet

Karl Culley

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Cat Stevens - Teaser And The Firecat

Todd Terje

a record you fell in love to
Creative Source - You Can't Hide Love

Molly Wagger

5 favorite books

Irvine Welsh: «Trainspotting» / Bill Watterson: «Calvin & Hobbes» (everything ...

Howling Bells

you drive into the country?
John Parish - Westward Airways

Bobbito Garcia

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t drive, I only ride my ...

Moonboots

No. 9
Nick Drake - Bryter Layter

Ray Mang

you are stoned?
Scientist - Meets The Space Invaders

Trentemoller

you make love?
Mazzy Star - So Tonight That I Might See

Our Broken Garden

you wake up?

The bird song outside my window.

Art Brut

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Prince Charming

Broken Social Scene

a song that reminds you of school
Maestro Fresh Wes - Let Your Backbone Slide

Mark Archer

your party anthem
Outlander - Vamp

The Late Greats

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Wolf People

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Paperback Writer

Luke Haines

5 favorite bands you know personally

Gene Vincent & the Bluecaps / Dave Dee, Dozy Beaky ...

Chris & Cosey

first record you remember
Perry Como - Catch A Fallen Star

Leon Ware

perfect anthem for Detroit
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - Ain't No Mountain High En...

Emma Tricca

the song to be played at your funeral
Johann Strauss

Matthew Herbert

learn these three songs by heart:
«Happy Birthday»

Jonathan Wilson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Guinnevere

Orishas

you are love sick?

Well, it’s been a long time since ...

The Good Natured

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

Baikonour

perfect anthem for Brighton
The Who - The Kids Are Alright

Bill Callahan

your boozed up anthem
David Allan Coe - Pussy Whipped Again

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite band hailing from the city?

Kite

James Holden

the song to be played at your funeral
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Smudo

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Ich sprang nur einmal und da war nix ...

Justine D

you wake up?
The Beatles - Good Day Sunshine

Ian Pooley

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

Xiu Xiu

take these three CDs/records with you:

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

Rich Medina

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Carl Thomas - Summer Rain

Gilles Peterson

you fall asleep?
Sun Ra - Sleeping Beauty

DJ Nature

your guilty pleasure song
Kenny Rogers - Ruby

Rumer

the song to be played at your funeral
Judee Sill - The Kiss

Andreya Triana

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bonobo - Black Sands

Kool Keith

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

Round Table Knights

you meet your parents?
Snoop Dogg - My Medicine

Apiento

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Talking Heads - (Nothing But) Flowers

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite restaurants

McDonalds / Subway / Tacotime / Burger King / Chinese food at ...

Simone White

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

Parlour

the song to be played at your funeral
Hot Chocolate - Heaven Is In The Back Seat Of My Cadill...

Alter Ego

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

Ost & Kjex

you paint your apartment?
Motörhead - Eat The Rich

Young Knives

start to learn these three things:

to read music / painting / to play the piano

Race Horses

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Should Have Known Better

Yellowman

perfect anthem for Kingston
Bob Marley - War

Marit Bergman

favorite band hailing from the city?
Mapei

Pink Skull

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

Jackpot

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

A happy Hawaiiain steel guitar track from the ...

Tony Carrasco

record you were looking for the longest

The records I’ve been looking for the ...

Morton Valence

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

The Bangles

you paint your apartment?
The Beatles - White Album

Bjorn Torske

you sit in the subway?

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

Yuck

you go to a club?
Pussy Galore - Pig Sweat

Vashti Bunyan

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

The noise of people / Roads that lead to ...

Peanut Butter Wolf

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Distant Lover

George Duke

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Four And More

Tiga

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

M.A.N.D.Y.

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

Jacob Golden

the song to be played at your funeral
Peter, Paul & Mary - If I Had A Hammer

Beverley Knight

you are love sick?
Mary J. Blige - Not Gon’ Cry

Yoav

a record you fell in love to
Depeche Mode - Songs Of Faith And Devotion

Casual

your boozed up anthem
Ice Cube & Flava Flav - I'm Only Out For One Thang

Black Angels

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Pink Floyd - The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn

Morpheus

you fall asleep?
This Heat - Sleep

Saint Etienne

a song that reminds you of school
Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize

Pilooski

perfect anthem for Paris
Alessi Brothers - Seabird

Bottin

your ultimate heartbreak song
Lucio Battisti - Io Vorrei... Non Vorrei... Ma Se Vuoi

Comanechi

you fall asleep?
Cat Power - Moon Pix

Future Beat Alliance

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

These New Puritans

you sit in a plane?
Britney Spears - Why Should I Be Sad

Sam Amidon

you stay in bed?
Martin Hayes - Martin Hayes

Justus Köhncke

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Hacienda

your party anthem
Booker T. & The M.G.’s - Hip Hug-Her

Nicky Siano

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - As

Constance Amiot

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Theme form «Mr Ed»

The Hidden Cameras

your party anthem
Rick James - Ghetto Life

Malachai

you take a bubble bath?
Barry Manilow - Copacabana

Gnod

perfect anthem for Manchester
Liverpool FC - The Anfield Rap

Pacifika

5 favorite drinks

tiger malt / date-almond shake / Manhattan / tequila / green tea

My Bee's Garden

first video clip you remember?
Björk - Human Behaviour

Ada

learn these three songs by heart:
Freddy Quinn - Heimweh

Prince Language

your liberation anthem
Carl Bean - Born This Way (Better Days Mix)

Thievery Corporation

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

Ralphi Rosario

record you were looking for the longest
The Comsat Angels - I'm Falling

Minus 8

you go to a club?
Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy

Thieves Like Us

you drive a car late at night?
Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom - Relevee

Tom Vek

you fall asleep?
The Chap - Auto Where To

Al Kent

your party anthem
Chic - Everybody Dance

Horse Meat Disco

take these three CDs/records with you:

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

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you remember
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Colder

No. 7
Durutti Column - Sketch For Summer

!!!

first record you remember
Pink Floyd - Animals

A Guy Called Gerald

first record you bought
John Williams - The Star Wars Theme

The Golden Filter

you run from the cops?
Cheap Trick - Dream Police

Valery Gore

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jeff Buckley - Everybody Here Wants You

Headless Heroes

you walk in the rain?
Phoenix - If I Ever Feel Better

Dennis Kane

best concert you ever attended
Talking Heads

The Soulsavers

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Smiths - I Know It's Over

David Rodigan

No. 2
Alton Ellis - Rock Steady

Soul Clap

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

Kalabrese

your boozed up anthem
Tom Waits - Straight To The Top

Julia Franck

take these three DVDs along:

oh, DVDs kämen auf eine einsame Insel ...

Sandro Perri

you go to a club?
Zongamin - Tunnel Music

Zohra

you sit in a plane?
Kraftwerk - Computer World

Jacques Renault

No. 1
Syd Barrett - If It’s In You

John Foxx

a song that reminds you of school
The Pretty Things - Don't Bring Me Down

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite concert venues

Golden Poodle, Hamburg / Jazz Cafe, London / BAM, New ...

Gary Lucas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys - All Summer Long

Holger Czukay

you sit in the subway?

Ich hasse Musik in der U-Bahn.

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite cartoon characters

Ulysses / Dogtanian / Timmy / Charles Montgomery Burns / Groundskeeper Willy

Terence Bernardo

record you were looking for the longest
Money Mark - Mark's Keyboard Repair

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

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

Tim Mälzer

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

ein gutes Technikmagazin / Matador / Gala

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Serge Gainsbourg - Boomerang

The Revenge

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

Melanie C

5 favorite moments in time

playing Wembley Stadium / first solo number 1 / starting ...

Simple Kid

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Of...

KT Tunstall

you prepare for an important date?
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze

J Rawls

5 favorite sneakers

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

Ilija Rudman

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Fame

Seether

No. 2
Soundgarden - Superunknown

The Chap

5 favorite magazines

Trucking / The Chap / Giant Robot / Computer Music / My ...

Shitdisco

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Blur - Girls And Boys

Yacht

No. 8
Sade - Smooth Operator

Editors

you are on the tour bus?
Adem - These Are Your Friends

Richard Hawley

you go to a club?
Bob Landers - Cherokee Dance

DJ Mehdi

a record you fell in love to
Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You

Ed Harcourt

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

Woodpigeon

5 favorite records
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite records
DJ Koze - Kosi Comes Around

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Blackbird

Woolfy

a record you fell in love to
Astrud Gilberto - The Girl From Ipanema

Angel Deradoorian

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - Twilight

Minotaur Shock

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Scouting For Girls

Ashley Beedle

you go to a club?
Half Pint - Greetings

Radio 4

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

Electric 6

you fall asleep?
Acid Mother's Temple - La Novia

Ratatat

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

Fabrizio Mammarella

your liberation anthem
Loose Joints - Tell You

We Are Wolves

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

Loane

a record you fell in love to
The Eagles - Hotel California

Peter, Bjorn & John

you are in a depressive mood?
Shawn Colvin

Defari

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

White Denim

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tom Waits - What's He Building In There?

Bob Power

your liberation anthem
Sly & The Family Stone - Stand

Dollskabeat

5 favorite books

Anthony Burgess: «A Clockwork Orange» / William Shakespeare: «Romeo ...

Monday Michiru

you meet your parents?
Charlie Mariano - Long Yellow Road

Lucky Soul

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Pixies - Distance Equals Rate Times Time

Hannah Cohen

a song to seduce you

Not telling you.

Bodies Of Water

first record you remember
«Music Machine»

Leo Zero

first record you remember
Mike Oldfield - Portsmouth

Modeselektor

5 favorite TV shows

Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar / Germanys Next Topmodel / Promidinner ...

David Holmes

you drive a car late at night?
Dexys Midnight Runners - Don't Stand Me Down

DJ Cherrystones

you wake up?
Wipers - Over The Edge

Lotte Kestner

best concert you ever attended

You know, I love the intimate ones. David ...

Sarah Jaffe

the song to be played at your funeral
Nina Simone - Wild is the Wind

Hot Chip

you wake up?
Apocalypse Now

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
The Penguin Café Orchestra - Penguin Café Orchestra

Heidi

you jog?

I’m afraid I don’t jog.

El-P

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Pixies - Wave Of Mutilation

Empire Of The Sun

you prepare for an important date?
Coconut Records - West Coast

Psychic Ills

you camp in the desert?

BT: The desert silence is perfect.

Tal Weiss

a song that reminds you of school
Blur - Girls And Boys

Dinky

5 favorite human inventions

I can’t really live with any of ...

Anni Rossi

5 favorite bands that hail from Minnesota

Hüsker Dü / Best Friends Forever / Prince / Bob ...

James Pants

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Contusion

Luca C & Brigante

you wake up?
Burt Bacharach - Are You There (With Another Girl)

Fol Chen

you camp in the desert?
King Crimson - The Sheltering Sky

The Jackets

your party anthem
The Sonics - Boom

Tahiti 80

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

Belle & Sebastian

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

Hannah Scott

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Janis Ian - (I Learned The Truth) At Seventeen

Mélissa Laveaux

first record you remember
Martha Jean-Claude - I Don't Care

Robin Saville

you drive a car late at night?
Burial - Broken Home

Bill Adler

best Def Jam record ever
Public Enemy - Bring The Noise

Gemma Ray

5 favorite things that make you sexy

food / music / MDMA power / Jägermeister / crack / animals

Erik Truffaz

you drive a car late at night?
Amy Winehouse

Mirror Mirror

you cook?
Missy Elliott - Irresistible Delicious

Kid Koala

you meet your parents?
Meet The Parents Motion Picture Soundtrack

Newton Faulkner

No. 10
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Kon & Amir

you destroy a hotel room?
Kool G Rap - Take 'Em To War

Bosque Brown

first record you remember
The Flying Burrito Brothers - Burrito Deluxe

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Pearl Jam - Ten

Everything Everything

you relax on a beach?
Uncouth Koala - Little Englander (Big Mouth)

Franz Nicolay

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Todd Snider - Sunshine

Chromeo

a record you fell in love to
Mary J. Blige - Share My World

Magic Mike

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Kansas - Dust In The Wind

Quiet Village

you sit in a plane?
Grover Washington Jr. - Mister Magic

Ingrid Olava

favorite place to shag?

My bedroom (yes, I’m boring).

Alela Diane

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
John Prine - Sam Stone

Jesse Lenat

you come home from the club?

Nothing. If I’ve just been to a ...

Caron Wheeler

you walk in the rain?
Stevie Wonder - Saturn

Seelenluft

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Bucketheads - These Sounds Fall Into My Mind

Lovefingers

perfect anthem for New York
Stevie Wonder - Living For The City

Martin Rev

you miss New York?
The Chesters

Eagles Of Death Metal

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Edelweiss€œ from the musical €žThe Sound Of Music

Sharon van Etten

your boozed up anthem
Journey - Separate Ways

Mark E.

you jog?
Queen - Bicycle Race

Holy Ghost!

you are love sick?
Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters

Olafur Arnalds

best song by Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence

The Battle Of Land And Sea

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Lisbee Stainton

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Damien Rice

A Mountain Of One

a song you wish you'd written yourself
T. Rex - Cosmic Dancer

Final Fantasy

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Steve Reich - Drumming

Max Essa

you drive a car late at night?
Chaplin Band - Madmen's Discotheque (Part 2)

DJ Hell

you rob a bank?
Eric Clapton - I Shot The Sheriff

Million Stylez


Stockholm

I love Stockholm because I was born ...

Alex Smoke

you are love sick?
Khonnor - Handwriting

Sandi Thom

you fall asleep?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

New Young Pony Club

you drive a car late at night?

I can’t drive! 

Kathryn Williams

you are in a depressive mood?
Bob Dylan - Idiot Wind

David Pajo

take these three tools with you:

A Philips head screw driver / Some hand towels ...

Cortney Tidwell

No. 6
The Cure - The Head On The Door

Love Inks

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Help!

Steve Mason

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
King Bee - Back By Dope Demand

Wooden Shjips

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

Panico

No. 2
The Modern Lovers - Original Modern Lovers

Division Of Laura Lee

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Miles Davis - Dear Old Stockholm

Treefight For Sunlight

perfect anthem for Copenhagen
The Savage Rose - Byen Vågner

Shine 2009

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Orbital - Lush

Port O'Brien

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Songs: Ohia - Didn't It Rain

Mouse On Mars

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Todd Dockstader - Brass Slipnslide

Mooner

No. 7
Supermax - Fly With Me

Pepe Bradock

you sit in a plane?
Led Zeppelin - Going To California

Apache Beat

your boozed up anthem
My Bloody Valentine

Architecture In Helsinki

your party anthem
Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Kasper Bjorke

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

Studio

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

Cage The Elephant

you are love sick?
My Morning Jacket - Hopefully

Wally Badarou

a record you fell in love to
Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower

Large Professor

5 favorite records
Prince Phillip Mitchell - Make It Good

Mugison

5 favorite personal belongings

My laptop computer / headphones / my wallet that is ...

Heidi Happy

you drive a car late at night?

Da hab ich nichts zu sagen. Hab selber ...

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite animals

pugs / elephants / koala bears / chimps / birds

Karl Bartos

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon

Good Shoes

you are on the tour bus?
Mystery Jets - Alas Agnes

Moving Units

you are in a depressive mood?

I don’t get depressed. I get melancholy.

Odawas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bob Dylan & The Band - The Basement Tapes

Leroy Burgess

a song that reminds you of school
«Tubby The Tuba»

Matmos

take these three CDs/records with you:
Nico - Chelsea Girl

Stephan Remmler

best concert you ever attended
ZZ Top

Dominique Leone

take these three CDs/records with you:
Randy Newman - Sail Away

The Invisible

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Jackson 5 - ABC

Lucky Luke

a record you fell in love to
Pavement - Range Life

Brothers Of End

you sit in a plane?
Queens Of The Stone Age - The Lost Art Of Keeping A Sec...

Drugstore

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Calexico - The Black Light

Social Disco Club

No. 6
LCD Soundsystem - Too Much Love (Rub-N-Tug Remix)

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite places in the world

Home / London / Sydney / Cape Town / Colorado

Bing Ji Ling

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Something

The Morning Benders

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

Morningwood

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Motörhead - Rock N Roll

Zwicker

you are in a depressive mood?
Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out

Turzi

the song to be played at your funeral
Ennio Morricone - L'attentat

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite books

Jan Potocki - Die Handschrift von Saragossa / Cabrera Infante ...

Kid Loco

you relax on a beach?
Kid Loco - Relaxin' With Cherry

The Shortwave Set

best concert you ever attended
The Stone Roses

Mechanical Bride

you are at the hairdresser?
Beck - Missing

Nick Chacona

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Panda Bear - Person Pitch

Little Jackie

first record you remember
George Michael - Faith

Afrika Bambaataa

a record you fell in love to
The Fifth Dimension - Stoned Soul Picnic

Phenomenal Handclap Band

record you were looking for the longest
João Donato - Quem é Quem

US3

best Beatles song
The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road

Fiona Daniel

you drive a car late at night?
Radiohead - Weird Fishes

Metronomy

perfect anthem for Nottingham
Nirvana

My Morning Jacket

you sit in a plane?
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne

Peter Kruder

you feel lonely?
Terry Callier - 900 Miles

Jimmy Edgar

your boozed up anthem
Prince - Erotic City

Funkmasters

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

Chuck D

you wake up?

Any new song.

Tim Sweeney

you walk in the rain?
Eddie Kendricks - Date With The Rain

Michael Reinboth

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye - A Funky Space Reincarnation

Kissey Asplund

you feel like 1992?
Souls Of Mischief - 93‘ Til Infinity

Junior Boys

first record you bought
Rush - 2112

Ronny & Renzo

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Vangelis

Tanya Stephens

you camp in the desert?
TLC - Waterfalls

Travis

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
AC/DC - Back In Black

Dan Michaelson

first record you remember
The Human League - Mirror Man

Barn Owl

you work in the garden?
Jack Rose - Spirits In The House

Chrome Hoof

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Phantasm OST

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song to seduce you
Madonna - Justify My Love

Still Going

first record you bought
Serge Gainsbourg - Love On The Beat

Mr Scruff

you drive a car late at night?
Model 500 - Nite Drive (Thru Babylon)

Syd Matters

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Simon & Garfunkel - Homeward Bound

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Nick Drake - Bryter Layter

Dwele

first record you bought
A Tribe Called Quest - Low End Theory

Pearly Gates

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

None.

Lloyd Cole

perfect anthem for London
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Sóley

first record you remember
Jesus Christ Superstar

Efterklang

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Talking Heads - Psycho Killer

Dego

you sit in the subway?
Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus (LP)

James Yorkston

your sunday morning song
Oumou Sangare

Theo Parrish

you watch girls go by?
B.B. King - Sweet Sixteen

Wordsworth

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime

Blow Monkeys

first record you remember
Sandie Shaw - Puppet On A String

Ian Hart

first record you remember
«The Hills Are Alive» from The Sound Of Music

Charles Webster

you take a bubble bath?
Fela Kuti - Water No Get Enemy

Architeq

you take a bubble bath?
Aphex Twin - Analogue Bubblebath

Cajun Dance Party

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

Emmy The Great

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Wave Pictures

Bloc Party

you make love?
Aphex Twin - Ambient Works

Swahili Blonde

you prepare for an important date?
Oingo Boingo - Wild Sex (In the Working Class)

King Britt

a song that reminds you of school
James Brown - It's A Man's World

Pastor

best concert you ever attended
Daft Punk

Tracey Thorn

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Frank Black

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

Ame

you had enough of this world?
Sun Ra - Nuclear War

Justice

5 favorite books

Windsor McKay: «Little Nemo» / Hajime Sorayama: «Sexy Robot ...

Headman

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Dave Clarke

you sit in a plane?
Gravenhurst

Devendra Banhart

you go to a club?
Joseph Spence

Marc Romboy

you come home from the club?

Nichts! Silence! Silencio! Ruhe!

Dani Siciliano

the song to be played at your funeral
Al Green - Simply Beautiful

Lexx

you drive a car late at night?

Was meine Freunde spielen. Ich habe kein Auto.

Whomadewho

5 favorite cities

Barcelona / Berlin / New York / London / St. Petersburg

Skull Defekts

get these three pets:

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

Alan Oldham

No. 2
«Mister X»

Trans Am

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Meat Loaf

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you are love sick?

Habe keinen, jedenfalls nicht momentan.

Adonis

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

Kissogram

record you were looking for the longest
Michael Hurley - Watertrain

Boozoo Bajou

your ultimate heartbreak song
Love Unlimited - Love Theme

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your boozed up anthem
Thin Lizzy - Sitamoia

Gravenhurst

you ride a bicycle?

I shouldn’t ride a bicycle for the ...

Tindersticks

record you were looking for the longest
John Barry - The Wrong Box

The Earlies

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

Oyvind Morken

your boozed up anthem
4 øl og en pizza

Midlake

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Miss Platnum

you smuggle diamonds?
Shirley Bassey - Diamonds Are Forever

Nedry

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Taxman

Fingerpicked

No. 4
Kate Bush - How To Be Invisible (EMI, 2005)

Scout Niblett

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

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

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you wash your hair?
Sir Machete - Sympathy

Bettye Lavette

your party anthem
T Baby - Whit It Baby

Audie Darling

what should one eat when in the city?

Southern food. Bacon and eggs. Ham. Grits. Fried ...

Anne Clark

you run naked through a cornfield?
Tim Buckley

DJ Vadim

you make love?
Marvin Gaye

Lone Wolf

record you were looking for the longest
Scott Walker - Scott 4

John Daly

take these three CDs/records with you:
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica

James Murphy

you make love?
Yes - Starship Trooper

Barbara Carlotti

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Stranglers - Golden Brown

Ewan Pearson

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

DJ Touché

No. 1

«Cannibal Holocaust» (Ruggero Deodato, 1979). Of all the ...

Anna Kashfi

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

J: «Hallelujah», as sung by anyone at an ...

Soft Rocks

you jog?
Heaven & Earth - Prescription

Georg Levin

a song that reminds your friends of you
Georg Levin - When I’m With You

Fanfarlo

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Burt Bacharach - I'll Never Fall In Love Again

Meret Becker

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

Grizzly Bear

you meet your parents?
Randall Thompson

Shawn Lee

best concert you ever attended
Badly Drawn Boy

Dollboy

best concert you ever attended
Marianne Faithful

Charlotte Hatherley

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

DJ Nu-Mark

your sunday morning song
George Gershwin - Summertime

Beppe Loda

first record you remember
Shocking Blue - Venus

Whitehouse

best concert you ever attended
Tom Jones at MGM, Las Vegas

Wooden Birds

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sun Kil Moon - Duk Koo Kim

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

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

Oneida

you play a game of chess?

Haven’t played chess in 10 years and ...

C. Gibbs

first record you remember
Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite books

Philip K. Dick: «Valis» / James Ellroy: «Because The ...

Fan Death

a song you would send over the ocean
Lewis Furey

Slove

you sit in the subway?
Philippe Katerine - Parivélib'

Jakob der Lügner

you are on a football field?
Inner City - Big Fun

Glen Johnson

best soundtrack ever
Alberto Iglesias - Talk To Her

Kelli Ali

you drive a car late at night?
Grace Jones - Slave To The Rhythm

Rocko Schamoni

what should one eat when in the city?

Hamburger

Chromatics

your party anthem
Donna Summer - Bad Girls

Phil Mison

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

Micah P. Hinson

a record you fell in love to
Neutral Milk Hotel - In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

Chikinki

a song that reminds your friends of you
Frank Sinatra - New York New York

Neon Heights

you are on a football field?
Terry Callier - Love Theme From Spartacus

Morgan Geist

you are love sick?

Silence.

Michael Mayer

your sunday morning song
Richard Harris - MacArthur Park

Annie

you sit in the subway?
Bjørn Torske - Jeg Vil Være Søppelmann

Marcus Bonfanti

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Hickox - Let Me Be Your Lover

Clare & The Reasons

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)

Chris Coco

you go to a club?
Joe Smooth - Promised Land

Cosmo

5 favorite personal tragedies

I’m pretty lucky as I haven’t ...

Captain Sensible

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Stevie Wonder / Richard Dawkins / Bjork

Coyote

a song that reminds your friends of you
Gipsy Kings - Hotel California

Jazzanova

you camp in the desert?
The Cairo Jazz Band

VV Brown

you take a bubble bath?
Sade - Cherish The Day

Alexandra Hope

you need to get work done?
David Bowie - Sound And Vision

Mystery Jets

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Bloc Party - So Here We Are

Howe Gelb

take these three games along:

Texas Hold Em / Tahoe Hold Em / Omaha

Faust

you make love?

Ich bin 1949 geboren, tschuldige.

Munk

you sit in the subway?
Willy Michl

Sven Väth

the song to be played at your funeral

Hm...überleg ich mir noch...

Papst & Abstinenzler

you are love sick?
Tom Waits - Hold On

Brennan Green

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

Wall-E

you come home from the club?
Cornelius - Brazil

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
That Dog - Totally Crushed Out

Little Dragon

5 favorite personal belongings

our bodies

Datarock

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

Circlesquare

you destroy a hotel room?
Nine Inch Nails - Something I Can Never Have

Lhasa

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

The Rayographs

first record you remember
Gustav Holst - The Planets

Mugwump

you go to a club?
Mugwump - Boutade

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite magazines

Hate Magazin / Groove / Frankfurter Allgemeine / Spiegel / Blinker

Au Revoir Simone

you make love?
Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is

The Phantom Band

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations

Kinski

a song that reminds you of school
Adam & The Ants - Goody Two Shoes

Kurt Maloo

a song that reminds your friends of you
Double/Kurt Maloo vs. Double - Rangoon Moon

Stefan Goldmann

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Xenakis

Boom Bip

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

Peter Broderick

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
A Silver Mt. Zion - Broken Chords Can Sing A Little

Jesper Dahlbäck

best day of the week in the city?

Sundays – calm and quiet.

No Age

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Black Flag - Damaged

The Miserable Rich

you stay in bed?
Runaways UK - Piano Tune

Mavis Staples

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Blowin’ In The Wind

Irvine Welsh

your boozed up anthem
The Pogues - The Boys From The County Hell

Soul Mekanik

you are in a depressive mood?
Juca Chaves - Take Me Back To Piaui

John Klemmer

your boozed up anthem

I don’t drink.

Gwyneth Herbert

you relax on a beach?
Bonnie «Prince» Billie - My Home Is The Sea

Telepopmusik

your ultimate heartbreak song
Juliana Hatfield Three - My Sister

Chateau Flight

first record you bought
Afric Simone - Hafanana

Manuel Tur

your ultimate heartbreak song
Inner Life - I'm Caught Up (In A One Night Affair)

Ilya Santana

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Daniel Wang

Nils Frahm

you ride a bicycle?
David Darling - Dark Wood

Omar

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Nicole Willis

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
B.B. King

Senor Coconut

you sit in the subway?
Haruomi Hosono - Video Game Music

Cazals

first record you remember
Queen - A Night At The Opera

Suzanne Vega

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

Erobique

you sit in the subway?
Jackson Browne - Running On Empty

Invisible Conga People

you stay in bed?
Tolerance - Pulse Static

David Morales

you feel like 1982?
George Kranz - Din Daa Daa

Kaos

your sunday morning song
Laid Back - Fly Away

Motor City Drum Ensemble

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

Trevor Jackson

you ride a bicycle?
Yello - Base For Alec

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you make love?
Nine Inch Nails - Closer

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you go to a club?
Trans Am - Party Station

Glass Candy

your sunday morning song
Bob Dylan - One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below)

Birdy Nam Nam

you stay in bed?
King Tubby

Riccio

best concert you ever attended
Stevie Wonder

Tridact

you wake up?
808 State - Lift

Luke Solomon

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Van Morrison - Sweet Thing

The Emperor Machine

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Jilted John - Jilted John

Droog

you smuggle diamonds?
Electronic - Getting Away With It

The Ones

first record you remember
Toots & The Maytals - Monkey Man

Lail Arad

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

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite things that make you sexy

razor / clean socks / deoderant / mustache / beautiful ebony skin

Cosmin TRG

take these three CDs/records with you:
Basic Channel - Lyot Remix

Mark Richardson

you rob a bank?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Jesh

No. 3
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde

Andy Gill

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

Living Things

No. 9
The Beatles - Abbey Road

Polly Scattergood

take these three DVDs along:

«Twin Peaks» / «Six Feet Under» / «Finding Neverland» by ...

Dillon

you make love?

Regengeräusche. Also sicherlich keine Musik. Meistens hat ...

Brasstronaut

you prepare for an important date?
Beastie Boys - Sure Shot

The Loose Salute

record you were looking for the longest
Dennis Wilson - Ocean Pacific Blue

Rebelski

first record you bought
John Williams - Theme from E.T.

Howlin' Rain

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Paul Simon - Still Crazy After All These Years

Sebastien Tellier

your sunday morning song
Perry Como - Solo Tu

Renegade Soundwave

first record you remember
The New Seekers - Beg Steal Or Borrow

Plum

learn these three songs by heart:
Johann Sebstian Bach - Toccata And Fugue in D Minor

Rainer Trüby

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Culcha Candela - Monster

Cornelius

you wake up?
Merzbow
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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 ...

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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

a song that reminds you of school
Dennis Alcapone – Teach The Children

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Valery Gore

you drive a car late at night?
Cousteau - Last Good Day Of The Year

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Sarah Jaffe

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Too Short - Blow the Whistle

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