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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

DJ Mehdi

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Nina Simone

Fan Death

your party anthem
Man2Man - Male Stripper

Ray Mang

you sit in the subway?
Tangerine Dream - Love On A Real Train

Chrome Hoof

best Beatles song

Jumping Jack Flash.

Micah P. Hinson

a song that reminds you of school
The Toadies - Backslider

Matthew Herbert

take these three books along:

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

Minotaur Shock

you stay in bed?
Dirty Projectors - Rise Above

Theo Parrish

you make love?

A skipping record. When the record goes off ...

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you jog?

V: Don't like to listen to music ...

The Project Club

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

Newton Faulkner

No. 6
Cornelius - Point

Barbara Carlotti

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Charles Webster

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Brian Eno - Music For Films

Hot Chip

you sit in a plane?

Al: I’m really afraid of flying, so ...

Thievery Corporation

you go to a club?
Karminski Expierence - Explorations

Casual

you fall asleep?

Sound scapes.

Spinto Band

you take a bubble bath?
Billie Holiday - God Bless The Child

Peanut Butter Wolf

perfect anthem for San Francisco
Sly & The Family Stone

Bottin

you stay in bed?
Steely Dan - Pretzel Logic

The Jackets

first record you remember

«Pop Graffiti»-compilation from my dad with hits ...

David Pajo

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Barely Legal / Hustler / Penthouse forum

Kinski

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Chills - Pink Frost

Hannah Cohen

a song that reminds you of school
War - Low Rider

Still Going

first record you remember
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Empire Of The Sun

you sit in a plane?
Maroon 5 - Not Falling Apart

Jill Jones

you go to a club?
Spank Rock - Loose

Max Tundra

you destroy a hotel room?
Tom Zé - Toc

Social Disco Club


Top 10 favorite remixes of all time

Matthew Dear

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

Cosmo

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Anything bad happening to my child / Heights – but ...

Constance Amiot

perfect anthem for Paris
Serge Gainsbourg - Le Poinçonneur des Lilas

Pacifika

you play lego?

Our children's voices.

Erobique

you cook?

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

Anna Kashfi

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

S: Sad songs don’t make me depressed ...

Afrika Bambaataa

perfect anthem for the Bronx
The Incredible Bongo Band - Apache

Bing Ji Ling

best soundtrack ever
Ennio Morricone - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Georg Levin

first record you remember
Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Skull Defekts

start to learn these three things:

surviving / not missing things at home / that space ...

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite sports team?

The national handball team.

Good Shoes

you need to get work done?
Clor - Love And Pain

Kool & The Gang

you remember the good old days?
Stevie Wonder - Fingertips

Art Brut

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Get Back

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song to seduce you
Madonna - Justify My Love

US3

best Beatles song
The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you work in the garden?
Pablo Casals - Cello Suite No. 3 In C Major

White Denim

you walk in the rain?
Rufus Wainwright - Vicious World

Chuck D

you are in a depressive mood?
Howlin' Wolf

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite personal belongings

wallet / keys / credit card / piano / glasses

The Miserable Rich

you run from the cops?
Lalo Schifrin - Bullit Soundtrack

Fingerpicked

No. 13
Personal Life - Give It Into The Night (Solid Wax, 2011...

Clare & The Reasons

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Sir Mix-A-Lot - Baby Got Back

The Fray

best day of the week in the city?

Hm, let’s say Wednesday cuz it sounds ...

Bill Brewster

perfect anthem for London
Pisces - Up The Mariners

Jay Jay Johanson

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Chet Baker - Farewell San Francisco

Phil Mison

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

Zwicker

you are stoned?
Vangelis - Wait For Me

Neon Heights

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

Fanfarlo

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Boards Of Canada - Roygbiv

Anne Clark

you ride a bicycle?
The Viewers - Streethorn (Ben Watt Mix)

Simone White

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

!!!

you sit in the subway?
Television Personalities - Silly Girl

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite magazines

Dwell / Domino / Nylon / Vogue / Rolling Stone

Electric 6

you cook?
Air - Virgin Suicides

Soft Rocks

you jog?
Heaven & Earth - Prescription

My Morning Jacket

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

Sam Amidon

5 favorite records
Bessie Jones - Put Your Hand on Your Hip And Let Your B...

Gemma Ray

5 favorite human inventions

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

George Duke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

The only music that makes me depressed is ...

Fiona Daniel

you feel like 2000?
2Pac - Changes

Sibrydion

your boozed up anthem
Underworld - Rez

Papst & Abstinenzler

you drive into the country?
Udo Lindenberg - Cowboy Rocker

Fol Chen

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

The Chap

5 favorite things about London

BBC Radio 2 / Nandos (chicken restaurant chain) / the ...

Hannah Scott

a song that reminds you of school
Boyzone - Key To My Life

Marc Romboy

first record you bought
Wum - Ich Wünsch Mir Ne Kleine Miezekatze

Headman

the song to be played at your funeral

I don't wanna think about my funeral ...

In Flagranti

you destroy a hotel room?

I am too old for that.

Turzi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
My Bloody Valentine - Sometimes

Polly Scattergood

you miss London?
Neil Young - Old Man

Wolf People

a record you fell in love to
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Chateau Flight

best concert you ever attended
Stevie Wonder

Defend Moscow

your sunday morning song
Phoenix - Consolation Prizes

Orishas

you cook?

Oh, I love to cook. It’s such ...

Ben Watt

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner

Sandi Thom

you are love sick?
Prodigy - Smack My Bitch Up

Whirlwind Heat

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Ian Pooley

you make love?
Missy Elliott - One Minute Man

Soul Mekanik

you go to a club?
Uner - Bassboot

Luke Haines

5 favorite drinks

Tea / Whisky / Whiskie / Wine / Strychnine

Julia Franck

get these three pets:

Soll das heissen, ich lebe dort in einem ...

Chris Carrier

5 favorite magazines

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

Soul Clap

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

Rumer

perfect anthem for London
The Jam - That's Entertainment

First Aid Kit

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Alela Diane - Can You Blame The Sky?

Bill Callahan

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking

Howlin' Rain

you meet your parents?
Bill Withers

A Guy Called Gerald

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sade - Love Is Stronger Than Pride

Panico

take these three CDs/records with you:
Max Roach - M´Boom

Syd Matters

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

Lovefingers

you destroy a hotel room?
Wendy Carlos - William Tell Overture

Cosmin TRG

take these three CDs/records with you:
D-Bridge - True Romance

Drugstore

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Apache Beat

your boozed up anthem
David Bowie - Scary Monsters

Annie

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

Travis

you run from the cops?
Primal Scream - Trainspotting

AM

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

Pilooski

your ultimate heartbreak song
Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter 23

Malachai

you sit in a plane?

They always tell me to turn my stereo ...

Explosions In The Sky

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Pavement - Hit The Plane Down

Baikonour

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nico - Janitor Of Lunacy

Omar

the song to be played at your funeral
The Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone

Al Kent

record you were looking for the longest
Curtis - How Can I Tell Her

Beverley Knight

you wash your hair?

I normally listen to my own songs. So ...

Tim Sweeney

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Who - Baba O'Riley

El-P

your boozed up anthem
SA Smash - Smash TV

Vashti Bunyan

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

Jean-Michel Jarre

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

Jesh

No. 3
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite records
Todd Rundgren - Todd Rundgren

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite instruments

meine 7 Gitarren.

Trans Am

you fall asleep?
Bastro

Cazals

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Etta James - I'd Rather Go Blind

Alela Diane

your sunday morning song
Paul Simon - Duncan

Shawn Lee

a song you wish you'd written yourself
10cc - I'm Not In Love

Kon & Amir

you wash your hair?
Quasimoto - Astro Travellin’

Kevin Saunderson

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

On Belle Isle. It’s an island in ...

Alter Ego

best video clip you ever saw
Blur - Girls And Boys

Treefight For Sunlight

the song to be played at your funeral
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Wordsworth

the song to be played at your funeral
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis

Boom Bip

you come home from the club?
Can - Halleluhwah

Quiet Village

you take a bubble bath?
Various Artists - The Sound Gallery, Vol. 1

Kathryn Williams

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

Lexx

you prepare for an important date?
Vangelis - Let It Happen

Jonathan Wilson

best Joni Mitchell song
Joni Mitchell - California

Marit Bergman

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Blow Monkeys

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy

Chromatics

a song that reminds you of school
Popcorn

Little Jackie

the song to be played at your funeral

The KWAX 91.1FM symphony.

Brennan Green

you go to a club?

The music that is playing. Of course.

Funkmasters

your sunday morning song
Booker T. & The MG’s - Groovin'

DJ Hell

you meet your parents?
Ricky Shayne - Mamy Blue

Coldplay

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

King Britt

you go to a club?

I can’t answer that ... I hate clubs ...

Holy Ghost!

you are love sick?
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald - On My Own

Prince Language

you ride a bicycle?
Pink Floyd - Bike

Au Revoir Simone

you jog?
The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes

Trentemoller

you work in the garden?
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead

Lopazz

you relax on a beach?
Sly & Robbie

Comanechi

you relax on a beach?
Pavement - Crooked Rain Crooked Rain

Andy Gill

first record you bought
The Beatles - She Loves You

Kid Loco

you prepare for an important date?
Dr. Alimentado - The Best Dressed Chicken In Town

Pepe Bradock

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

Gravenhurst

you stay in bed?

When I stay in bed I am usually ...

Paul Frick

you walk in the rain?
Rufus Wainwright - Tiergarten (Supermayer Remix)

Sarah Jaffe

best concert you ever attended
-

CALLmeKAT

favorite band hailing from the city?

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

Our Broken Garden

you meet your parents?
Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby

Invisible Conga People

you drive a car late at night?
The Jacks - Tokei O Tomete

Ewan Pearson

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

Brasstronaut

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

Tanya Stephens

you need to get work done?
Smokey Robinson

The Priscillas

the song to be played at your funeral
Wings - Live And Let Die

Zohra

you go to a club?
LCD Soundsystem - Get Innocuous (Soulwax Remix)

Broken Social Scene

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

repertory cinemas / pretty girls / the beat

Kris Menace

a song that reminds you of school
Snap! - Rhythm Is A Dancer

Dollskabeat

5 favorite records
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead

Daddy-O

you drive a car late at night?
Rahsaan Patterson - Stop By

Camille

you come home from the club?
Joe Dassin

Cajun Dance Party

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

Datarock

you are on a football field?
Kaptein Kaliber - Jeg Kjoper Middag

Thieves Like Us

you sit in a plane?

I don’t have an iPod.

Lail Arad

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

The Golden Filter

you walk in the rain?
Sigur Rós - Hoppípolla

Richard Hawley

5 favorite personal victories

Getting up for the next 5 days to ...

Jackpot

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Something overtly sentimental that I prefer not to ...

The Bangles

you are love sick?
The Beatles - In My Life

Stratus

you sit in the subway?
Pedestrians - Commuter Fantasy

Studio

first record you bought
Aerosmith - Permanent Vacation

Ame

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

Senor Coconut

you wake up?
The Beatles - Something

GusGus

you sit in the subway?

Stefan: There’s no subway in Reykjavik!

Chelonis R. Jones

you prepare for an important date?
The Fatback Band - Makin' Love

Sóley

best Björk song
Björk - Hyperballad

Max Romeo

you drive into the country?

I listen to the birds singing.

M.A.N.D.Y.

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

Unconventional Science

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

Mr Scruff

you come home from the club?
Charlie Mitchell - After Hours

Lotte Kestner

your ultimate heartbreak song
Hayden - Holster

DJ Vadim

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Model

The Juan MacLean

No. 6
Paperclip People - The Climax

Dani Siciliano

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Blackbird

Telephones

you want to disturb your neighbours?

One of my current neighbours just smashed her ...

Padded Cell

you come home from the club?

Cherrystone's new Mix CD «Crawl Back To ...

Mark E.

you are love sick?
Nick Berry - Every Loser Wins

Peter Broderick

the song to be played at your funeral
Arvo Pärt - Für Alina

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Seventh World - Seventh World

N.A.S.A.

you drive a car late at night?
Sepultura - Roots Bloody Roots

Odawas

a song that reminds your friends of you
East River Pipe - Stare The Graveyard Down

Angel Deradoorian

a song that reminds you of school
At The Drive-In - One-Armed Scissor

Anja Schneider

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

Rod Thomas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Michelle

Interpol

you meet your parents?
Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

Memory Band

you run naked through a cornfield?
Kate Bush - Cloudbusting

Terence Bernardo

a song you wish you'd written yourself

Only the songs I haven't written yet ...

Seether

you are love sick?
Journey - Send Her My Love

Tony Carrasco

5 favorite DJs you know personally

1. John «Jellybean» Benitez who I grew up ...

Tridact

you camp in the desert?
Psyance - The Answer

Lanoiraude

5 favorite personal victories

Mike Tyson / Bruce Lee / Carl Lewis / André Agassi ...

Jimmy Edgar

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

Beautiful Swimmers

you wake up?
Jon Hassell - Earthquake Island

Mugison

5 favorite personal victories

finishing an album that I am really proud ...

Kelli Ali

you are stoned?
The Velvet Underground - Venus In Furs

We Are Wolves

take these three tools with you:

Rock / Paper / Scissors

Jimi Jamison

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - All Along The Watchtower

Franz Nicolay

you make love?
Harry Nilsson - Coconut

Mystery Jets

you are in a depressive mood?
Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Mélissa Laveaux

a song to seduce you
Suzanne Vega - Caramel

Lucky Soul

you sit in the subway?
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

When Saints Go Machine

you are love sick?
The Slits - Typical Girls

The Late Greats

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Alice Cooper - School's Out

Luca C & Brigante

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

Large Professor

No. 10
Large Professor - Hardcore Hip Hop

We Are Scientists

5 favorite human inventions

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

Kissogram

you sit by a camp fire?
Odetta - Timber

Ronny & Renzo

you sit in the subway?
Robert Schröder - Harmonic Ascendant

Little Dragon

perfect anthem for Gotheburg
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

Kool Keith

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Mary J. Blige - I'm Going Down

Dillon

you jog?

Ich jogge nicht!

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite books

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

Alva Noto

you run naked through a cornfield?
Depeche Mode - I Feel Loved

Shitdisco

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Awesome 3 - Don't Go

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite street corner?

Kristianstadsgatan, Ängelholmsgatan. Where you can find Bagdad livs ...

The Hidden Cameras

your party anthem
Rick James - Ghetto Life

Dollboy

first record you bought
John Barry - James Bond Collection

Charlotte Hatherley

your ultimate heartbreak song
Harry Nilsson - Don't Forget Me

David Morales

you are love sick?
Lionel Richie - Lady

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Taco - Puttin’ On The Ritz

Moving Units

a song that reminds you of school
Quiet Riot - Bang Your Head

Mooner

No. 2
Clara Mondshine - Memorymetropilos

J Rawls

best Marley Marl track
Craig G - Droppin’ Science

Morningwood

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Etta James - Only Time Will Tell

Radio 4

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

Stefan Goldmann

you go to a club?
Jeff Mills - Growth

Final Fantasy

you take a bubble bath?
Jann Arden

Doe Paoro

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bon Iver – Skinny Love

Jacob Golden

your boozed up anthem
Ryan Adams - Come Pick Me Up

Beppe Loda

a song you wish you'd written yourself

There are lots I wrote myself and which ...

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you sit in the subway?

Den U-Bahnsong.

Dego

you are in a depressive mood?
Claude Young - Acid Wash Conflict

Port O'Brien

record you were looking for the longest
Neil Young - Time Fades Away

Marius Circus

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

Miss Platnum

you wake up?

Nichts!

Jesse Lenat

you run naked through a cornfield?
Jesse Lenat - Luna

Olafur Arnalds

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Max Richter - Horizon Variations

Alexander Robotnick

you prepare for an important date?
Vasco Rossi - Vita Spericolata

Marcus Bonfanti

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Jeff Buckley - Lover You Should Have Come Over

Osborne

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Tom Scott - Today

Efterklang

record you were looking for the longest
Alan Lomax - Murder's Home

Swahili Blonde

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Robert Fripp & League Of Gentlemen - Inductive Resonanc...

Lhasa

record you were looking for the longest

My first album took me 24 years to ...

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you drive into the country?
Guided By Voices - Motor Away

Tim Mälzer

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Ich mach doch nicht alles für Geld!

Ian Hart

first record you bought
Elvis Costello - Armed Forces

Cosmo Vitelli

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

Bush Tetras

a song that inspires you
Manu Chao - Proxima Estacion Esperanza

Bronnt Industries Kapital

first record you bought
Bad Manners - Can Can

The Shortwave Set

your liberation anthem
Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right

David Holmes

you wake up?
Radiohead

Sondre Lerche

you sit in a plane?
Lucy Pearl - Live Without You

Parlour

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

Bodies Of Water

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
Charles Mingus - Meditations On Integration

Oyvind Morken

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

I live in Norway, when its finally summer ...

The Invisible

5 favorite human inventions

all musical instruments / textiles / language / vinyl / millenium falcon

Caribou

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Coltrane - India; Albert Ayler - Spiritual Unity

The Morning Benders

your sunday morning song
Nico - The Fairest Of The Seasons

Ed Harcourt

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

Ada

learn these three songs by heart:
Freddy Quinn - Heimweh

Van She

5 favorite remixes
Plump DJs - Electric Disco (D. Ramirez Remix)

Kathy Zimmer

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

Sharon van Etten

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Carpenters - Superstar

Andreya Triana

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Happy Bithday

Everything Everything

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Papa Roach - Coffee Thoughts

Mavis Staples

the song to be played at your funeral
«I'll Fly Away»

Ricardo Villalobos

perfect anthem for Berlin
Winson - Wovon Lebt Eigentlich Peter?

The Soulsavers

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Tiga

your ultimate heartbreak song
U2 - One

Circlesquare

you are in the sauna?

You won’t find me in there.

Bit-tuner

take these three DVDs along:

«Lost Highway» von David Lynch /  «2001: A Space ...

Sumner Brothers

you stay in bed?
Willie Nelson - Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain

James Pants

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Contusion

Midlake

best Beatles song
The Beatles - This Boy

Living Things

you sit in a plane?
Linda Ronstadt

Million Stylez

favorite restaurant?

It’s an Indian restaurant nearby my studio ...

Future Beat Alliance

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Another Fine Day - Salvage

Adonis

first record you remember
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown

James Yorkston

first record you remember
Carl Perkins - Matchbox

Dominique Leone

take these three books along:

«Gödel, Escher, Bach» by Douglas Hofstadter / «A ...

Azari & III

you prepare for an important date?

S: Silence!

Nicole Willis

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jeff Buckley - Last Goodbye

David Rodigan

No. 1
Delroy Wilson - Dancing Mood

Tha 4orce

you run naked through a cornfield?
Johann Pachelbel - Canon

Vetiver

the song to be played at your funeral
Bobby Charles - I Must Be In A Good Place Now

Richard Norris

5 favorite records
Creation Rebel - Creation Rebel

Sebastien Tellier

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

Telepopmusik

a record you fell in love to
Sebadoh - Bakesale

Kinky

5 favorite records
The Clash - Combat Rock

Simple Kid

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

Ratatat

the song to be played at your funeral
Ratatat - Cherry

Suzanne Vega

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Sandro Perri

you stay in bed?
Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information

Pastor

your party anthem
The Flirts - Passion

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song you would use as a ring-tone
De La Soul - Ring Ring Ring

John Klemmer

you make breakfast?

I don’t eat breakfast. I do eat ...

Tindersticks

first record you bought
Gustav Holst - The Planets

José James

you walk in the rain?
Nina Simone - Brown Baby

Lo Fat Orchestra

first record you remember
Hui Buh - Das Schlossgespenst

Wally Badarou

your sunday morning song

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

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite places in the world

Cybertron / Future Ditches, Albuquerque / Bloody Noses / I’m ...

Chris & Cosey

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Jazzanova

you drive into the country?
The Brooklyn Bridge - Minstrel Sunday

Horace Andy

No. 4
The Abyssinians - Satta Massagana

Brothers Of End

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Mouse On Mars

perfect anthem for Cologne
Schlammpeitziger - Prä-digitaler Volksstuhlhänger

ESG

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

Seelenluft

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

Howe Gelb

take these three books along:

Mitch Cullin: «Tideland» / «Return To Tideland» / «Escape From ...

DJ Nature

the song to be played at your funeral
Jay Dee - Flyyyyy

Shakespeares Sister

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

Gary Numan

your party anthem
Rammstein - Sonne

Division Of Laura Lee

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Adolescents - I Hate Children

KT Tunstall

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

Yuck

5 favorite records
Trans Am - The Surveillance

Melanie C

5 favorite things about Liverpool

Friends & family / Anfield / The Beatles / The Dock / The ...

Leroy Burgess

a song that reminds your friends of you

Most any song I actually did write, or ...

Heavy

you take a bubble bath?
Sylvia Striplin - You Can't Turn Me Away

Rich Medina

a record you fell in love to
Keith Sweat - Make It Last Forever

Bomb The Bass

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

Kid Koala

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Violent Femmes - Candlelight Song

Valery Gore

you prepare for an important date?
Jamie Lidell - When I Come Back Around

Captain Sensible

take these three books along:

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

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite human inventions

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

Robin Saville

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Scritti Politti - Faithless

My Bee's Garden

best Jacques Brel song
«Ces gens-là»

Max Essa

you stay in bed?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Erik Truffaz

you are love sick?
Lou Reed - Animal Language

Chromeo

No. 1
Notorious B.I.G. - Who Shot Ya

Emmy The Great

your boozed up anthem
Weezer - Keep Fishing

Raul Midon

5 favorite books

Yann Martel: «The Life Of Pi». A magical ...

Morgan Geist

you sit in the subway?

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

Jakob der Lügner

a song that reminds you of school
Samantha Fox - Touch Me

Riccio

first record you bought

Probably an album of an Italian songwriter. I ...

Windsurf

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beach Boys - Busy Doing Nothing

The Diaphanoids

you take a bubble bath?

No Wave stuff... New York music around 79-80.

Xiu Xiu

invite these three persons for a weekend:

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

Coyote

you wake up?

Timm Sure: No music when I wake up ...

Smudo

you sit in a plane?

Dort schlafe ich gerner.

The Ones

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Ones - Flawless

No Age

you run naked through a cornfield?
Flipper - Life

Justus Köhncke

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Der Plan - Ich Geh Zurück In Die Atmosphäre

Gary Lucas

record you were looking for the longest
The Buoys - Timothy

Stephan Remmler

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

Horse Meat Disco

start to learn these three things:

Arabic, Semiotics and Surgery!

Saint Etienne

you prepare for an important date?
Neil Young - I've Been Waiting For You

Cypress Hill

first record you remember
Jimi Hendrix - Band Of Gypsys

Loane

your sunday morning song
Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

Caron Wheeler

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Michael Jackson - Rock With You

Hatcham Social

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

Johnossi

which song fits the city the best?
Lasse Berghagen - Stockholm i mitt hjärta

Belle & Sebastian

you drive a car late at night?
Spanky Wilson - You

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Laid Back - Bakerman

The Loose Salute

first record you remember
The Carpenters - Top Of The World

Black Angels

your party anthem
Clinic - Walking With Thee

Linda Lewis

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Bobbito Garcia

you are in a depressive mood?
Stevie Wonder - Talking Book (LP)

Peter, Bjorn & John

you cook?

The third track from a record with chinese ...

Bloc Party

you relax on a beach?
Alfie - People

Mugwump

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

Emma Tricca

you relax on a beach?

I don’t relax on beaches, sorry!

Karl Culley

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Mother Nature’s Son

Alan Oldham

No. 7
«Love and Rockets»

Glass Candy

best Beatles song
The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Karl Bartos

a song that reminds you of school
The Who - My Generation

The Earlies

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Gillian Welch - Time, The Revelator

The Phantom Band

a song that reminds your friends of you
Slayer - Angel Of Death

Daniel Wang

perfect anthem for Berlin
Hildegard Knef - Ich seh die Welt durch deine Augen

Sven Väth

first record you bought
Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water

Ilija Rudman

a song that reminds you of school
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall

Bob Power

you sit in a plane?
The O'Jays - Love Train

Tal Weiss

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

James Holden

your boozed up anthem
Queen - We Are The Champions

Moonboots


Top 10 favourite records of all time

Pearly Gates

first record you bought

I can’t remember.

Mark Richardson

you are love sick?
U2 - One

Ost & Kjex

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Cornelis Vreeswijk - Brev Från Kolonien

DJ Touché

No. 5

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

Howling Bells

you wake up?
Radiohead - How To Disappear Completely

Glimpse

5 favorite places in the world

the middle of the dance floor / my studio ...

Brian Jackson

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Someday My Prince Will Come

Scout Niblett

a song that reminds you of school
Talking Heads - And She Was

Mirror Mirror

you go to a club?
Light Asylum - Dark Allies

Hacienda

the song to be played at your funeral
Kreisler - Liebesleid

Renegade Soundwave

the song to be played at your funeral
The Clash - (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais

Tracey Thorn

the song to be played at your funeral
Robert Wyatt - At Last I Am Free

Dwele

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

Ruede Hagelstein

you feel lonely?
Grandaddy - Miner At The Dial

Higamos Hogamos

you wake up?
Devo - Uncontrollable Urge

Minus 8

your boozed up anthem
The Ramones - Somebody Put Something In My Drink

Boozoo Bajou

No. 5
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Nick Drake - Bryter Layter

Tahiti 80

you ride a bicycle?
Tomorrow - My White Bicycle

Slove

you smuggle diamonds?
Herbert - Moving Like A Train (Smith N Hack Remix)

The Good Natured

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Vogue / NME / The Sunday Times. I read none ...

Alex Smoke

you stay in bed?
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Dynamite Deluxe

best video clip you ever saw
a-ha - Take On Me

Pink Skull

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Drive Like Jehu - Drive Like Jehu

2raumwohnung

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Wired / Dazed and Confused / Der Tagesspiegel

Candi Staton

you sit in the subway?
Barbara Lewis - Hello Stranger

Morton Valence

you take a bubble bath?
Suicide - Frankie Teardrop

Dennis Kane

best concert you ever attended
Kid Creole & The Coconuts

Marissa Nadler

you are in a depressive mood?
Leonard Cohen - Avalanche

Lydia Lunch

you need to get work done?

Don’t listen to music when I work ...

Architecture In Helsinki

your ultimate heartbreak song
J Dilla - Last Donut Of The Night

Psychic Ills

you ride a bicycle?
David Hausdorf - Illumination

Prefuse 73

first record you bought
Prince - 1999

Meret Becker

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing

Woolfy

best concert you ever attended
Pixies

John Foxx

you sit in the subway?

Never sit in the subway. Much prefer to ...

The Battle Of Land And Sea

the song to be played at your funeral

I have yet to write that song.

Heidi Happy

you wake up?
Gilbert Bécaud - Nathalie

Steve Mason

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

Terry Lynn

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Shottas» by Cess Silvera.

Kalabrese

first record you remember
The Doors

Ilya Santana

the song to be played at your funeral
Kitaro - Silk Road

Race Horses

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Happiness Is A Warm Gun

The Bees

you take a bubble bath?
Booka Shade - In White Rooms

Morpheus

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now

These New Puritans

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

Eagles Of Death Metal

you had enough of this world?
Amazing Grace

Trevor Jackson

you prepare for an important date?
Tribe Called Quest - Electric Relaxation

Alexandra Hope

you sit in the subway?
Moondog - This Student Of Life

Zambri

you drive into the country?
Beach House - Norway

Lindstrom

you are in a depressive mood?
Elliott Smith - Tomorrow Tomorrow

Munk

you relax on a beach?
Biermösl blos'n

Rainer Trüby

you take part in a peace rally?
Lonnie Liston Smith - A Chance For Peace

VV Brown

you cook?
Common & Lily Allen - Drivin’ Me Wild

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite bands you know personally

Boredoms / Hawkwind / Immortal / Irakere / Aavikko

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite clubs

The Living Room, NYC / Komedia, Brighton / Start The ...

Air

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

Molly Wagger

5 favorite cities

Salvador / Barcelona / Edinburgh / Comrie / Greenock

Penguin Prison

perfect anthem for New York
Alicia Keys - Empire State Of Mind

Metronomy

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Beyoncé - Single Ladies

Birdy Nam Nam

you stay in bed?
King Tubby

Matmos

you play a game of chess?
Richard Chartier against Ivan Pavlov - Chessmachine

Rebelski

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sigur Rós - ()

Gossip

you wake up?
Fleetwood Mac - Second Hand News

Yacht

No. 4
Hole - Live Through This

Dave Clarke

you wake up?
The Black Angels

Nocturnes

first record you remember
Depeche Mode - Flexible

Ora Cogan

you feel like 1982?

I was born in 1982! No song. No ...

Audie Darling

which person from the city you like the most?

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

Dinky

5 favorite remixes
Guillaume & The Coutu Dumonts - Saperlipopette (Matt Jo...

Plum

favorite restaurant?

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

Gwyneth Herbert

you come home from the club?
Janis Ian - When The Party's Over

Mechanical Bride

your party anthem
The Chips - Rubber Biscuit

Pyrolator

you go to a club?
Trentemoller - Serenetti Part 2

Woodpigeon

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - The Word

Whitehouse

your sunday morning song
Francis Lai - Scene d'Amour

Joakim

you meet your parents?
Johnny Cash

Michael Reinboth

you ride a bicycle?
Theo Parrish

Bosque Brown

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Boots Of Spanish Leather

Luke Solomon

5 favorite records
D’Angelo - Devil’s Pie

Devendra Banhart

you sit in a plane?
Antony & The Johnsons

Wooden Birds

best concert you ever attended
Ride

Tiago

you paint your apartment?
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song that reminds you of school
Squire - September Gurls

Kasper Bjorke

best concert you ever attended
The Cure

Love Inks

a song that reminds you of school
Smashing Pumpkins - 1979

Joan As Police Woman

you come home from the club?
Blur - Caravan

Cornelius

you sit in a plane?
Yoshinori Sunahara - Take Off And Landing

Architeq

you take a bubble bath?
Aphex Twin - Analogue Bubblebath

Chikinki

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Broadcast

Lone Wolf

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jason Molina - Don't It Look Like Rain

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite human inventions

the bicycle / the radio / the record player / the ...

Nils Frahm

you make love?

Keine Musik. Jegliche Musik würde mich ablenken ...

Colder

No. 7
Durutti Column - Sketch For Summer

Wall-E

you make love?
Barbra Streisand - It Only Takes A Moment

Apiento

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
John Tropea - Living In The Jungle

Todd Terje

the song to be played at your funeral
Arbeid Adelt - Death Disco

Toby Tobias

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any death metal or nasty ear grating music.

Al McKay

you go to a club?
Beyoncé

Junior Boys

best concert you ever attended
Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Bettye Lavette

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

Nedry

first record you bought
The Pogues - The Very Best Of The Pogues

Nick Chacona

you need to get work done?

Whatever song I am working at the time.

The Emperor Machine

you prepare for an important date?
Spike Milligan - The Q5 Piano Tune

Erol Alkan

you go to a club?
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Leo Zero

record you were looking for the longest
Tullio de Piscopo - Primavera (Stop Bajon)

Editors

you want to disturb your neighbours?
M.I.A. - Bucky Done Gun

Holger Czukay

you fall asleep?

Da donnere einfach so weg.

Martin Rev

you miss New York?
Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man

Heidi

you take a bubble bath?
Iron & Wine

Yoav

best concert you ever attended
Björk

Trusme

first record you bought
Michael Jackson

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

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

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

the song to be played at your funeral
Folke Rabe - What??

Irvine Welsh

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Starman

DJ Nu-Mark

record you were looking for the longest
Soul II Soul - Fairplay

Whomadewho

5 favorite drinks

Mojito / Caparina / Plain Vodka / Bloody Mary / Long Island ...

Young Knives

a song that reminds your friends of you
Mystery Jets - Horse Drawn Cart

Lucky Luke

a record you fell in love to
Pavement - Range Life

Barn Owl

you are love sick?
Merle Haggard - House Of Memories

Nicky Siano

you ride a bicycle?

I rarely ride, but I usually don’t ...

Kaos

a song that reminds you of school
Double D & Steinski - Lesson 1

Magic Arm

you camp in the desert?
Ennio Morricone

Ashley Beedle

you prepare for an important date?
The Winners - Get Ready For The Future

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite drinks

Kombucha / Snapple Rasberry Iced Tea / Water / Margarita / Pineapple ...

Defari

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

Dan Michaelson

a song that reminds your friends of you
Queen - I Want To Break Free

Wooden Shjips

you sit in the subway?
Ash Ra Tempel - Darkness: Flowers Must Die

Black Devil Disco Club

the song to be played at your funeral

A track that I might have composed by ...

Yellowman

first record you bought

Well, as a young kid I worked for ...

Wolfmother

you are love sick?
Black Sabbath - NIB

Aaron Wright

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Band - It Makes No Difference

Glen Johnson

best concert you ever attended
Dead Can Dance

Kurt Maloo

you walk through a dark forest?
Björk

DJ Kent

you repair a synthesizer?
Raymond Scott - Manhattan Research Inc.

Leon Ware

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Erroll Garner - Misty

Faust

you meet your parents?
Dario Moreno

Bill Adler

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

Gnod

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Something

John Daly

take these three CDs/records with you:
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Speedy J - A Shocking Hobby

Mungolian Jetset

your ultimate heartbreak song
Gustav Mahler - Fifth Symphony

Michael Mayer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Photon Inc - Generate Power

Justice

5 favorite remixes
Ark - Sucubz (Mr. Oizo Remix)

Ingrid Olava

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

The same best job as anywhere else in ...

Lisbee Stainton

a song that reminds you of school
The Killers - Mr. Brightside

Monday Michiru

you prepare for an important date?
Me'shell Ndegeocello

C. Gibbs

record you were looking for the longest
This Mortal Coil

Manuel Tur

a record you fell in love to
Donna Summer - I Remember Yesterday

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite bands you know personally

Viva L’American Death Ray Music / The Greenhornes ...

Magic Mike

first record you bought
The Jackson 5 - Goin' Back To Indiana

Grizzly Bear

you destroy a hotel room?
Vive La Fete

Bebel Gilberto

perfect anthem for New York
Radiohead

Chris Coco

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Droog

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

Gilles Peterson

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

White Hinterland

first record you remember
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

Tom Vek

you cook?
Gonzales - Gogol

Shine 2009

you wake up?
Pulp - Babies

Round Table Knights

you watch girls go by?
Roxy Music - More Than This

Oneida

you are love sick?
New Order

The Revenge

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Prodigy - Ruff In The Jungle Bizness

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Supergrass - I Should Coco

Fujiya & Miyagi

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Don't Pass Me By

Justine D

you play ping-pong?
Hot Butter - Popcorn

Ralphi Rosario

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

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite records
KLF - Chill Out

Fabrizio Mammarella

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Ruckzuck

Kissey Asplund

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - I Want You

Jacques Renault

No. 14
Supermax - Love Machine

Lloyd Cole

your sunday morning song

Silence.

Peter Kruder

you make love?

Keine Musik, viel lieber den Livesound.

Rocko Schamoni

which song fits the city the best?
Lassie Singers - Hamburg

Anni Rossi

5 favorite human inventions

Tetris / Microplane (cheese grater) / spandex / playing cards / shoes

Mark Archer

best concert you ever attended

Got to see Chic a few years back ...

DJ Cherrystones

you wake up?
Wipers - Over The Edge

A Mountain Of One

your ultimate heartbreak song
Spiritualized - Broken Heart

New Young Pony Club

you cook?
Ella Fitzgerald
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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

your sunday morning song
Anything by Marcos Valle

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Doe Paoro

record you were looking for the longest

These Kora recordings I had bought in Botswana and then lost. Still ...

+more

Valery Gore

you eat a pizza?
Nick Zubeck - Cherry Sunshine

+more

Sarah Jaffe

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

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