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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

Fabrizio Mammarella

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

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite personal belongings

macbook / bed / banjo / Bialetti (espresso pot) / cuica

Yoav

your party anthem
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away

The Fray

favorite band hailing from the city?
Meese

Johnossi

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

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

Max Essa

you prepare for an important date?
La Bionda - I Got Your Number

Bomb The Bass

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Nobody Beats The Biz

Chateau Flight

record you were looking for the longest

I’m excited by so many records, I ...

Thievery Corporation

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

Turzi

a record you fell in love to
Eric Serra - Le Grand Bleu

Shine 2009

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

Whitehouse

best David Bowie song

I was a Marc Bolan kid, remember?

Black Angels

you drive a car late at night?
The Warlocks - Angry Demons

Architeq

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

Quite a lot as it happens...

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
Bob Dylan - Ballad Of A Thin Man

Leo Zero

your guilty pleasure song
Orson - No Tomorrow

Tiago

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

Fiona Daniel

you are on the tour bus?
Eels - I Like Birds

Joakim

you meet your parents?
Johnny Cash

Gary Lucas

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

Jazzanova

you are on the tour bus?
Veronika Fischer - Hey, Wir Fahrn Mit Dem Zug

Robin Saville

you come home from the club?
Stars Of The Lid - Don't Bother They're Here

Orishas

you come home from the club?

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

Alter Ego

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

Neon Heights

you go to a club?
Rodney Franklin - God Bless The Blues

Ost & Kjex

you drive a car late at night?
LFO - Shove Piggy Shove

Dollskabeat

5 favorite personal belongings

a Gemini necklace my Granny gave me / the ...

Tridact

you make love?
Barbara Mason - Give Me Your Love

Parlour

first record you bought
Fancy - Slice Me Nice

The Soulsavers

you wake up?
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite club?

«Debaser» at Norra Parkgatan 2. Best bands, best ...

Anni Rossi

5 favorite animals

I don’t like animals.

Minotaur Shock

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Scouting For Girls

David Pajo

take these three books along:

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

Trans Am

you cook?

Commercial radio stations.

Little Jackie

your party anthem
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite personal tragedies

I / cry / a / sad / tear

Max Tundra

first record you remember
Hal Kemp And His Orchestra - Swamp Fire

The Golden Filter

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show - Penicillin Penny

Holger Czukay

you drive a car late at night?

Was die Mittelwelle an Störgeräuschen auff ...

Jakob der Lügner

you destroy a hotel room?
Tinguely, dä Chnächt - s'Obsessivä Manifescht

Georg Levin

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
James Brown - The Payback

Glass Candy

take these three tools with you:

knife / matches / saw

The Project Club

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Sil - Windows (Detroit Mix)

Mouse On Mars

perfect anthem for Düsseldorf
Der Plan - Da Vorne Steht Ne Ampel

Mystery Jets

you prepare for an important date?
Madonna - Like A Prayer

Cypress Hill

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Busta Rhymes - It's A Party

These New Puritans

you are on a football field?

It would be nice if one of our ...

Chuck D

you fall asleep?

Gangster Rap

Cajun Dance Party

first record you bought
Blink 182 - Take Off Your Pants And Jacket

C. Gibbs

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elliott Smith - Waltz #2

Gravenhurst

you need to get work done?
Arvo Pärt - Arbos

Mark Richardson

you wake up?
Queen - Father To Son

The Priscillas

learn these three songs by heart:
Lee Hazelwood - Some Velvet Morning

Micah P. Hinson

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

Mooner

No. 10
Peru - Continents

Wolf People

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Super Furry Animals - Fuzzy Logic

In Flagranti

you come home from the club?

I like it quiet after the club. 

Psychic Ills

you wake up?
Tibetian Ritual Music - Offering To The Saviour Gompo

Tim Mälzer

take these three books along:

Patrick Süskind: «Das Parfum» / den Küchenhering ...

Candi Staton

you make love?
Otis Redding - Try A Little Tenderness

Hannah Cohen

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Judy Garland - Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Pink Skull

your party anthem
Inner City - Good Life

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you go to a club?
Fela Kuti - Shakara

Riccio

favorite restaurant?

Eat super fresh tuna and superb white wine ...

Monday Michiru

you feel like 1982?
The Cure

The Invisible

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Talking Heads - Once In A Lifetime

The Battle Of Land And Sea

the song to be played at your funeral

I have yet to write that song.

Editors

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

Irvine Welsh

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Starman

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Elvis Presley - Snowbird

Circlesquare

you had enough of this world?
Slowdive - Blue Skied And Clear

Afrika Bambaataa

a record you fell in love to
Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby

Casual

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

Annie

you wake up?
The Salsoul Orchestra - Nice 'N' Nasty (LP)

Karl Culley

best soundtrack ever
The Shawshank Redemption

Alex Smoke

you make love?

Gabba

Marissa Nadler

you feel like 1982?

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

Datarock

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
JR Ewing

Gossip

you work in the garden?
Kitty Wells - It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels

Gwyneth Herbert

you make love?
The Velvet Underground - Venus in Furs

KT Tunstall

a song that reminds your friends of you
KT Tunstall - Suddenly I See

Ricardo Villalobos

first record you remember
Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Franz Nicolay

perfect anthem for New York
Simon & Garkunfel - Only Living Boy In New York

Holy Ghost!

you destroy a hotel room?

A: Never have.

Gilles Peterson

you are on a football field?
A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It?

Al McKay

you cook?
Notorious B.I.G.

DJ Kent

you drive into the country?
The KLF - Chill Out

Justice

5 favorite books

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

Zohra

5 favorite clothes

from classy to baggy, Italian designers but not ...

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Maurice Ravel - L'enfant et les sortilèges

!!!

you feel like 1982?
Depeche Mode - Leave In Silence (Extended Mix)

Marit Bergman

favorite street?

Drottninggatan, but only the part north of Kungsgatan.

Luca C & Brigante

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

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite instruments

Klavier, Cello, Querflöte, Stimme, Nyckelharfe.

Peter Kruder

you go fishing?
Voom:Voom - Fish

Jimi Jamison

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

Sandro Perri

you take a bubble bath?
Perrey & Kingsley - Popcorn

Rumer

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Come Together

John Daly

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

Marc Romboy

you feel like 1982?
Fehlfarben - Ein Jahr (Es Geht Voran)

Karl Bartos

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Das interessiert mich nicht. Ein Klingelton ist wie ...

Black Devil Disco Club

a song that reminds you of school
Sheila - L'école est finie

Rocko Schamoni

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

Chikinki

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

Kinky

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

Max Romeo

you camp in the desert?
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Peter Broderick

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Kissogram

first record you remember
Leonard Cohen

Mélissa Laveaux

your sunday morning song
Céu - Cangote

Caribou

best concert you ever attended
Lightning Bolt; Sun Ra Arkestra

James Yorkston

a song you wish you'd written yourself

The Channel Four theme tune. Nice royalties, I ...

Peter, Bjorn & John

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

first record you remember
Mussorgsky - Night On Bald Mountain

2raumwohnung

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Madonna / Dalai Lama / Tommi

Daniel Wang

first record you remember
Edvard Grieg - In der Halle des Bergkönigs

Xiu Xiu

take these three books along:

the bible / the koran / the gita

Jacques Renault

No. 6
Roxy Music - Love Is The Drug

Apache Beat

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marine Girls - On My Mind

The Bangles

you work in the garden?
Simon & Garfunkel - Bookends

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I Love You... that’s a difficult one!

DJ Hell

you cook?

I don’t cook.

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Fugazi - Waiting Room

Olafur Arnalds

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Incubus - Make Yourself

Ada

5 favorite records
DJ Koze - Kosi Comes Around

Broken Social Scene

take these three CDs/records with you:
Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us...

Al Kent

a song that reminds you of school
Small Faces - Sha La La La Lee

Apiento

you are stoned?
Art Of Noise - Camilla

Beverley Knight

you cook?
John Holt - 1000 Volts Of Holt

Sebastien Tellier

record you were looking for the longest

My first record. AH AH AH!

Birdy Nam Nam

you relax on a beach?
Les Negresses Vertes - Voila l'été

Minus 8

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Lonnie Liston Smith - Summer Nights

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lulu Santos - Hey Hey, My My

Cosmin TRG

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

José James

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

CALLmeKAT

best day of the week in the city?

I like sunday evenings.

Charles Webster

you run naked through a cornfield?
Maurice Ravel - Bolero

Like A Stuntman

you sit in a plane?
Tangerine Dream - Force Majeure

Coyote

first record you remember
Middle Of The Road - Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep

Dollboy

you make love?
Tav Falco

Rich Medina

you sit in the subway?
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

Marius Circus

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Snares - Black Sabbath

Mavis Staples

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There

ESG

you go fishing?
Queen - Another One Bites The Dust

Chromatics

best video clip you ever saw
Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible

N.A.S.A.

record you were looking for the longest
Lula Côrtes & Zé Ramalho - Paêbirú

Bloc Party

you prepare for an important date?
Small Faces - Tin Soldier

Horse Meat Disco

learn these three songs by heart:
Liza Minnelli - Liza With A Z

Dan Michaelson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

Waiting for next summers release schedule to answer ...

Theo Parrish

your party anthem
Mr. Fingers - Can You Feel It

Pacifika

5 favorite cities

Barcelona / Berlin / Montreal / London / Lima

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Wham! - Last Christmas

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite bands you know personally

Alabama 3 / Quincy Jones / The Blockheads / Talking Heads ...

Dinky

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

Stefan Goldmann

you run naked through a cornfield?
Le Mystere de Voix Bulgares - Polegnala E Todora

Invisible Conga People

you walk in the rain?
Che Shizu - Tatakai No Hi Wa

Suzanne Vega

a song that reminds you of school
The Who - 5:15

Morpheus

first record you remember
Trini Lopez - If I Had A Hammer

Wally Badarou

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mayaula Mayoni - Cherie Bondowe

Au Revoir Simone

you are love sick?
10cc - I'm Not In Love

Ray Mang

you drive a car late at night?
Jimi Hendrix - Crosstown Traffic

Defend Moscow

a record you fell in love to
Idlewild - Hope is Important

Mugison

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Empire Of The Sun

you are love sick?
Carole King - So Far Away

Good Shoes

you sit in the subway?
The Long Blondes - Giddy Stratospheres

Bronnt Industries Kapital

first record you remember
The Tornados - Telstar

James Holden

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Large Professor

5 favorite rhymes
Main Source - Live At The Barbecue

Chelonis R. Jones

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Smiths - Still Ill

Port O'Brien

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Morton Valence

you take a bubble bath?
Suicide - Frankie Teardrop

Efterklang

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Blackbird

GusGus

you go to a club?
Happy Mondays - Hallelujah (Paul Oakenfold Remix)

Sibrydion

a song you wish you'd written yourself
You'll Never Walk Alone; My Way

Caron Wheeler

your ultimate heartbreak song
Roberta Flack - Mister Magic

The Chap

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

by fax (Phil Collins’ style) / go to Jerry ...

Ilija Rudman

your ultimate heartbreak song
Willie Colon - Set Fire To Me

Baikonour

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

The Phantom Band

the song to be played at your funeral
The Jam - Going Underground

Ronny & Renzo

you ride a bicycle?
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Terry Lynn


Kingston

In Kingston the vibe is actually really ...

Omar

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Final Fantasy

you are on the tour bus?

When Les Mouches went on tour, there was ...

The Rayographs

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Nick Nicely - Hilly Fields

DJ Cherrystones

you wake up?
Wipers - Over The Edge

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite bands you know personally

Nudist Priest / Third Grade Teacher / Morcheeba / Map of ...

Soul Clap

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

Andy Gill

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

Rainer Trüby

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

Bill Brewster

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Deodato - Skyscrapers

Michael Mayer

the song to be played at your funeral

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

Jesh

No. 3
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde

DJ Mehdi

you sit in the subway?
Maurice Fulton

Dego

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

John Foxx

record you were looking for the longest

Always seem to remember songs, rather than wanting ...

Brasstronaut

you sit in the subway?
Phoenix - Love Like A Sunset

Lindstrom

you make love?
Boney M. - Baby, Do You Wanna Bump

Phil Mison

a song that reminds you of school
Adam & the Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier

Tal Weiss

your ultimate heartbreak song
Henry Purcell - Dido's Lament

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Editors - The Back Room

Cornelius

you prepare for an important date?
Date Course Pentagon Royal Garden - Structure

Matthew Dear

a song that reminds your friends of you
Aerosmith - Dude Looks Like A Lady

The Morning Benders

first record you remember
James Taylor - Sweet Baby James

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you fall asleep?
Roy Orbison - Candy Coloured Clown

Comanechi

you make love?
Big Black - Songs About Fucking

Senor Coconut

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

Tracey Thorn

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

Ian Pooley

you go to a club?
Phoenix - Too Young

John Klemmer

you make love?

I can’t listen to music when I ...

Kathryn Williams

you walk in the rain?
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Yuck

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Hot Snakes - Braintrust

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite TV shows

Seinfield / The Wire / Arrested Development / Dark Place / Mighty ...

Duke Special

best concert you ever attended
Tom Waits

Anna Kashfi

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

Blow Monkeys

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

Howling Bells

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Etta James - At Last

Adonis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Jackson

Droog

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

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
Henry Mancini - Silver Streak

Justine D

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - Life On Mars?

The Good Natured

get these three pets:

A talking parrot to minimise lonliness, and two ...

Tiga

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

Lydia Lunch

you relax on a beach?
Led Zeppelin - When The Levee Breaks

Doe Paoro

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No (I Got Life)

Linda Lewis

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

Joan As Police Woman

you take a bubble bath?
Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou - Ballad Of The Spirits

Dennis Bovell

you destroy a hotel room?
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black

Plum

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

Head of the International Film Festival

Andreya Triana

record you were looking for the longest
Andreya Triana - Lost Where I Belong

Kool & The Gang

you meet your parents?
The Isley Brothers - Ohio; The Supremes - Where Did Our...

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Cosmo

5 favorite records
The Beatles - L.O.V.E.

Coldplay

your ultimate heartbreak song
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Into My Arms

Colder

No. 4
Current 93 - Angel

Junior Boys

a song that reminds your friends of you
King Crimson

Kaos

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Prince Language

you sit in a plane?
The Beatles - Flying

Alela Diane

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Kinski

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Michael Jackson - Rock With You

Constance Amiot

your party anthem

Cypress Hill will definitely make everybody dance!

Simple Kid

you prepare for an important date?
Metallica - Battery

Panico

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

Toby Tobias

first record you remember
Sky

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - I’m So Tired

Chris Carrier

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Love cooking listening to any dub mix. 

Bosque Brown

the song to be played at your funeral
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite cities

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

Chris Coco

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

Explosions In The Sky

you come home from the club?
Mike Galasso - In The Mood For Love

Bebel Gilberto

you paint your apartment?
Amy Winehouse - Love Is A Losing Game

Chromeo

No. 7
The Melodians - Rivers Of Babylon

Heavy

you drive a car late at night?
Herbie Hancock - Stars In Your Eyes

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Sergei Wassiljewitsch Rachmaninow

Hacienda

first record you remember
Joe Cocker - The Letter

Interpol

you drive a car late at night?
Frank Black - The Adventure And The Resolution

Bottin

you fall asleep?
Massive Attack - Dissolved Girl

Magic Arm

you are love sick?
Beck - Lonesome Tears

Saint Etienne

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Paul Williams - Someday Man

Tom Vek

you fall asleep?
The Chap - Auto Where To

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
Ry Cooder - Paris Texas

Bobbito Garcia

you fall asleep?

I can’t hear music when I’m ...

Ian Hart

best video clip you ever saw
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Headman

record you were looking for the longest

Now, it’s easy with the internet. Before ...

Motor City Drum Ensemble

the song to be played at your funeral
Pharoah Sanders - Prince Of Peace

Wall-E

you stay in bed?
The Beach Boys - Shut Down

Million Stylez

favorite street corner?

any corner where there are good vibes.

Sam Amidon

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

Drugstore

you are stoned?

Stopped wanting to get stoned that day I ...

Wolfmother

you surf the internet?
Lionel Richie - Hello

Mr Scruff

you are love sick?
Gang Starr - Love Sick

DJ Vadim

you dig for old records?
James Brown - Don’t Tell It

The Revenge

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

Jackpot

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Richard Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries

My Morning Jacket

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

Terence Bernardo

best Beatles song

There is a Beatles song for every emotion ...

Thieves Like Us

you come home from the club?
Steven Halpern & Dallas Smith - Threshhold

Simone White

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - Master And Everyone

Our Broken Garden

you go to a club?
Fleetwood Mac - What Makes You Think You're The One

Skull Defekts

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

gigs / restaurants / life

Mechanical Bride

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Björk - Hidden Place

Nicky Siano

you are in a depressive mood?
Laura Nyro

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite records
Tom Waits - Bone Machine

Luke Haines

5 favorite drinks

Tea / Whisky / Whiskie / Wine / Strychnine

The Bees

you run from the cops?
The Breeders - Cannonball

Round Table Knights

you relax on a beach?
Sufjan Stevens - Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highl...

Air

your ultimate heartbreak song
Air - Left Bank

Sven Väth

a record you fell in love to
Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound Of Silence

Howlin' Rain

you drive a car late at night?
BLO - Chant To Mother Earth

Telephones

you play ping-pong?
Mark Mothersbaugh - Ping Island

Emmy The Great

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Arab Strap

Bill Callahan

the song to be played at your funeral
Willie Nelson - Pick Up The Tempo

Lisbee Stainton

first record you remember
Eric Clapton - Layla

Everything Everything

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

Newton Faulkner

No. 3
Tom Waits - Blood Money

Ewan Pearson

a song that reminds you of school
Status Quo - Sweet Caroline

Lhasa

your boozed up anthem
La Mala Rodriguez - Tengo Un Trato

Little Dragon

5 favorite magazines

Björnes Magazine / National Geographic / Food& Wine Magazine ...

Yacht

No. 10
LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver

Erik Truffaz

you make breakfast?

I never prepare breakfast. Because the few times ...

The Diaphanoids

you run from the cops?
The Heartbreakers

Clare & The Reasons

a song to seduce you
Queen - Another One Bites The Dust

The Juan MacLean

No. 6
Paperclip People - The Climax

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you relax on a beach?

No music needed for this. The sound of ...

Fan Death

your liberation anthem
Ministry - (Everyday Is) Halloween

Richard Norris

5 favorite instruments

Wasp Synth / Moog Synth / Fender Strat / Mellotron / Stylophone

Loane

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Air - Mike Mills

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Prince - Sign O’ The Times

Polly Scattergood

take these three CDs/records with you:
Joni Mitchell - Blue

The Miserable Rich

you sit in the subway?
The Pharcyde - Runnin’

Vetiver

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

El-P

perfect anthem for New York
Kool G Rap & DJ Polo - Streets Of New York

Barbara Carlotti

a song that reminds your friends of you
Tim Hardin - Reason To Believe

DJ Nature

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Isley Brothers - Harvest For The World

George Duke

the song to be played at your funeral
Milton Nascimento - Bridges

Kalabrese

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Adrian Stern

Kathy Zimmer

best concert you ever attended
The Police

Osborne

you make love?
The Delegation - Oh Honey

Trusme

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Anything that is sang on X Factor.

Sharon van Etten

a song you would send over the ocean
Glass Ghost - Like A Diamond

White Hinterland

your ultimate heartbreak song
Gram Parsons - Hot Burrito #1

Windsurf

a song that reminds your friends of you
Area Code 615 - Devil Weed And Me

VV Brown

you fall asleep?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Love Theme II

Howe Gelb

start to learn these three things:

How to build a violin and bow from ...

Odawas

first record you bought
Stone Temple Pilots - Purple

A Guy Called Gerald

first record you bought
John Williams - The Star Wars Theme

Whomadewho

you are on the tour bus?
Frank Zappa

Pepe Bradock

your liberation anthem
Claude Young - Changing Factors

Brennan Green

you stay in bed?

I go to sleep with the TV. It ...

Richard Hawley

you start a riot?
Gene Vincent

Malachai

you walk through a dark forest?
The Wurzels - I Am A Cider Drinker

Fanfarlo

best concert you ever attended
The Mummies

Kid Koala

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

Ora Cogan

you make breakfast?
The Staple Singers - Respect Yourself

Nick Chacona

a song that reminds your friends of you
Nick Chacona - Band Practice

Pilooski

perfect anthem for Paris
Alessi Brothers - Seabird

Morgan Geist

you relax on a beach?

I don’t go to the beach except ...

Nedry

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Massive Attack - 100th Window

Van She

5 favorite cities

Sydney / Paris / New York / Brussels / San Francisco

Woodpigeon

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Bat For Lashes - What's A Girl To Do

Belle & Sebastian

a song that reminds you of school
Carter USM - 30 Something

Hannah Scott

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
John Mayer - Room For Squares

Electric 6

you make love?
Monster Magnet - Dopes To Infinity (LP)

Mirror Mirror

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Julee Cruise - Falling

Wooden Shjips

you wake up?
The Flying Burrito Brothers - Lazy Days

Lopazz

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Hahaha, da braucht man keine Mucke, oder?

Studio

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Sebastien Tellier - La Ritournelle

We Are Wolves

take these three books along:

«Build It Yourself - Volume 1 to 12» / «The ...

Gary Numan

perfect anthem for London
Marilyn Manson - The Beautiful People

Kasper Bjorke

perfect anthem for Copenhagen
The Sods - Copenhagen

Jill Jones

you make love?
Radiohead - Go Slowly

Lovefingers

you ride a bicycle?
Love - Your Friend And Mine (Neil's Song)

Peanut Butter Wolf

you feel like 1982?
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock

Dominique Leone

take these three DVDs along:

«Fanny & Alexander» by Ingmar Bergman / «Manhattan» by Woody ...

The Emperor Machine

you walk in the rain?
23 Skidoo - Last Words

Tha 4orce

best concert you ever attended
UK Fresh 86 at Wembley

Kissey Asplund

you stay in bed?
Kero One - In All The Wrong Places

Memory Band

you go to a club?
Clipse

Dynamite Deluxe

a song you wish you'd written yourself

D: Oh, endlos viele!

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite books

Mikhail Bulgakov: «The Master And The Margarita» / Voltaire ...

Oyvind Morken

a song that reminds you of school
Kris Kross - Jump

Midlake

perfect anthem for Denton
The Baptist Generals - Alcohol (Turn And Fall)

The Earlies

first record you remember
The Muppets - Muppet Movie Original Soundtrack

Stephan Remmler

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Across The Universe

The Late Greats

you feel like 1982?

Dirty post punk which violates all of your ...

Meret Becker

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
«In The Mood For Love»

Dillon

you wake up?
Billie Holiday - It's The Same Old Story

Prefuse 73

your ultimate heartbreak song
Wendy & Bonnie - By The Sea

Syd Matters

you make love?
Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy

The Shortwave Set

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dirty Pretty Things - Deadwood

Jean-Michel Jarre

the song to be played at your funeral
Marilyn Manson

Eagles Of Death Metal

you wash your hair?

Once every three days that is. Because it ...

Shitdisco

you feel like 1982?
Grauzone - Eisbär

Trevor Jackson

you sit in a plane?
Closer Music - 123 Gravity

Jesse Lenat

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

Alexander Robotnick

you sit in the subway?
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Steve Mason

a record you fell in love to
Jeru The Damaja - Wrath Of The Math

Nils Frahm

you go to a soundsystem?
Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto - Revep

Bing Ji Ling

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

Ben Watt

your party anthem
Chic - I Want Your Love

Captain Sensible

take these three tools with you:

Swiss Army Knife / p17 flashlight by LED LENSER ...

Ruede Hagelstein

you sit in the subway?
Necro - I Need Drugs

Pyrolator

5 favorite records
Jose Gonzalez - Veneer

Treefight For Sunlight

your sunday morning song
Paul McCartney - Junk

King Britt

you sit in a plane?
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?

Cosmo Vitelli

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Jandek

Daddy-O

you sit in the subway?
India Arie - Slow Down

Jacob Golden

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Dave Clarke

you take a bubble bath?
Kenny G

Tahiti 80

perfect anthem for Paris
Jacques Dutronc - Paris S'éveille

Love Inks

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Oh! Darling

AM


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

Bob Power

you wake up?
The Beatles - Good Day Sunshine

Tim Sweeney

you sit in the subway?
Barry De Vorzon - Theme From The Warriors

Scout Niblett

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pixies - Hey

Kelli Ali

you drive a car late at night?
The Stooges - Dirt

The Loose Salute

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Wordsworth

your party anthem
Audio Two -Top Billin'

Living Things

you cook?
John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Plastic Ono Band

Whirlwind Heat

a song that reminds you of school
Beck - Loser

A Touch Of Class

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

The Jackets

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

Todd Terje

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Pointer Sisters - I'm So Excited

Valery Gore

you make love?
Bernice - Pacemaker

Unconventional Science

first record you bought
Dilated Peoples - The Platform

Cazals

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Garnet Mimms - As Long As I Have You

Kon & Amir

you wake up?
Brand Nubian - Wake Up

Trentemoller

you sit in a plane?
Jan Johansson - Jazz Pà Svenska (LP)

Lexx

you meet your parents?
Cornelius - Bird Watching At Inner Forest

Rebelski

you are in the sauna?
Chopin - The Minute Waltz

Kevin Saunderson

favorite radio station?

I don’t listen to radio anymore, but ...

Bit-tuner

take these three games along:

Super Mario Kart / Sim City / Fifa Soccer

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite cities

New York City / San Francisco / Vancouver / Austin / Nashville

Alan Oldham

No. 1
Jack Kirby comics from the '60s and '70s

Glen Johnson

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Lail Arad

you come home from the club?

Then it's time for silence.

White Denim

the song to be played at your funeral
Sly & The Family Stone - Que Sera, Sera

Moving Units

you prepare for an important date?

Nothing is important.

Fol Chen

you meet your parents?
The Shaggs - Who Are Parents?

Modeselektor

5 favorite instruments

Pauke /Geige / Trompete / Kontrabass / Gitarre

David Holmes

you wake up?
Serge Gainsbourg

Swahili Blonde

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
13th Floor Elevators - The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13...

Lucky Luke

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Prince Charming

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite personal tragedies

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

Metronomy

best concert you ever attended
Les Rhythmes Digitales

Manuel Tur

a song that reminds you of school
Die Vogelhochzeit

Slove

you prepare for a gig?
Bruce Springsteen - State Trooper (Trentemoller Mix)

Social Disco Club

No. 2
Inner Life - Make It Last Forever (Larry Levan 12" Remi...

Fujiya & Miyagi

first record you bought
Shakin' Stevens & Bonnie Tyler - A Rockin' Good Way (To...

Jimmy Edgar

first record you remember
Nikki - Notice Me

Sandi Thom

you wake up?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Julia Franck

start to learn these three things:

Geduld / Viehzucht / Ackerbau (wenn es zum Überleben notwendig ...

Radio 4

a song that reminds you of school
Metallica - Fade To Black

Ashley Beedle

you sit in a plane?

Books and mags only on planes.

Jonathan Wilson

you feel like 1972?
Radiohead

Erol Alkan

you are in a depressive mood?
Manic Street Preachers - The Holy Bible

Seether

you sit in a plane?
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - Ain't No Mountain High En...

Lloyd Cole

perfect anthem for New York
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Little Johnny Jewel

Spinto Band

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

Headless Heroes

you smuggle diamonds?
Peter Gabriel - Big Time

Grizzly Bear

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

Mark Archer

your boozed up anthem
E-Dancer - Grab The Beat (Joey Beltram Mix)

J Rawls

a song that reminds you of school
Pete Rock & CL Smooth - T.R.O.Y.

Lucky Soul

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

Justus Köhncke

first record you remember
The Velvet Underground

Rod Thomas

first record you remember
The Beatles

Division Of Laura Lee

you shop for shoes?
Dionne Warwick - Walk On By

David Morales

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Prodigy - Firestarter

Mark E.

you go to a club?

Some Grime that the taxi driver’s playing.

My Bee's Garden

the song to be played at your funeral
Sibelius - La Valse triste

Alva Noto

you make love?
Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Babe

Audie Darling

favorite restaurant?

OK! This is a tie for me! My ...

Ed Harcourt

you take a bubble bath?
Gene Wilder (in Willy Wonka) - Pure Imagination

Shakespeares Sister

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Air - Late Night Tales

Art Brut

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

Padded Cell

you feel like 1982?
Indoor Life - Indoor Life (LP)

Heidi Happy

you wake up?
Gilbert Bécaud - Nathalie

Bush Tetras

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

Ame

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now

Ingrid Olava

favorite restaurant?

Kampen Bistro, on Bogota 21

Sondre Lerche

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

Renegade Soundwave

a record you fell in love to
Coldplay - Clocks (Röyksopp Remix)

Paul Frick

you make love?
Floating Points - Love Me Like This

Tanya Stephens

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

New Young Pony Club

you run naked through a cornfield?
Broadcast

Funkmasters

first record you remember
Count Basie - Topsy

Pastor

your ultimate heartbreak song
Noah And The Whale - Blue Skies

Sóley

first record you remember
Jesus Christ Superstar

Young Knives

take these three books along:

William Cody: «The Life of Buffalo Bill» / Dee ...

Sarah Jaffe

your ultimate heartbreak song
Fleetwood Mac - Silver Springs

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite band hailing from the city?

Mooses On Acid

Emma Tricca

first record you remember
Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin'

Heidi

you drive a car late at night?
Spiritualized

Wooden Birds

first record you bought
The Go-Go's - Beauty & The Beat

Molly Wagger

you eat a cucumber?
Washed Out - Feel it All Around

Gemma Ray

5 favorite cities

Barcelona / London / Helsinki / Berghausen / Bath / Kidwelly

DJ Nu-Mark

a song that reminds your friends of you
Jurassic 5 - Swing Set

Woolfy

best soundtrack ever

Any porn soundtrack from the 70's. What ...

Ralphi Rosario

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Stratus

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

Bill Adler

your sunday morning song
Etta James - A Sunday Kind Of Love

Dani Siciliano

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

Munk

you drive a car late at night?

Al Jaazyra.

Luke Solomon

5 favorite human inventions

The Difference Engine / anything by Apple / the motor ...

Morningwood

you sit in a plane?
The Zombies - Summertime

Dennis Kane

a record you fell in love to
Stephen Stills - To A Flame

Glimpse

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Anja Schneider

first record you bought
Kraftwerk - Computerwelt

Fingerpicked

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

Anne Clark

you prepare for an important date?

Depends if it’s sex, business or something ...

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Nirvana - In Utero

Future Beat Alliance

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

Kurt Maloo

you cook?

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

Defari

a record you fell in love to
Heatwave - Always And Forever

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
That Dog - Totally Crushed Out

Architecture In Helsinki

a record you fell in love to
Dirty Three - Ocean Songs

Shawn Lee

your liberation anthem
Patti Labelle - New Attitude

Gnod

a record you fell in love to
Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now

Tindersticks

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Spandau Ballet - True

Magic Mike

a song that reminds you of school
The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock

Boozoo Bajou

No. 4
The Congos - Heart Of The Congos

Pearly Gates

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

Penguin Prison

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

Brothers Of End

you are love sick?
The Shangri-Las - Past, Present and Future

The Ones

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Sade - Lover's Rock

A Mountain Of One

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Because

First Aid Kit

you read a magazine?
Gary Numan

Mungolian Jetset

your boozed up anthem
Dinosaur L - Go Bang

DJ Touché

No. 10

«Beyond The Darkness» (Joe D'Amato, 1979). Not ...

Jay Jay Johanson

you sit in a plane?
Lou Reed - Street Hassle

Chrome Hoof

your sunday morning song
Thomas Dolby

Seelenluft

the song to be played at your funeral
The Cyclones with Count Ossie - Meditation

Barn Owl

a record you fell in love to
Neil Young - Harvest Moon

Brian Jackson

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

Ilya Santana

you run naked through a cornfield?
Popcorn

Still Going

your boozed up anthem

E & L: Too drunk to remember.

David Rodigan

No. 18
Chaka Demus & Pliers - Murder She Wrote

Angel Deradoorian

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Matmos

you are love sick?
Cat Power - Metal Heart

Quiet Village

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Godsy

Chris & Cosey

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Pink Floyd - Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

Kris Menace

you drive a car late at night?
Shola Ama - You Might Need Somebody

Matthew Herbert

learn these three songs by heart:
«Little Donkey»

Aaron Wright

first record you bought
Bon Jovi - These Days

Marcus Bonfanti

best concert you ever attended
Tom Waits

US3

first record you remember
Diana Ross - I'm Still Waiting

James Pants

first record you bought
Led Zeppelin - IV

Kid Loco

you read a book?
Bo Diddley - You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover

Leon Ware

record you were looking for the longest
Miles Davis - Jazz Track (LP)

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

door / window / front zip of a tent / fire ...

Hot Chip

you wake up?
Apocalypse Now

Zwicker

you had enough of this world?
Radiohead - How To Disappear Completely

Soft Rocks

you make love?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

James Murphy

you cook?
Terry Reid - Sweater

Devendra Banhart

you go to a club?
Joseph Spence

Moonboots

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

Telepopmusik

your liberation anthem
The Buggles - I Am A Camera

Charlotte Hatherley

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Station To Station

Dwele

the song to be played at your funeral
Dwele - Night's Over (Unreleased track)

No Age

you sit in a plane?
Gas - Untitled 2

Raul Midon

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Ratatat

a song that reminds you of school
Pavement

Soul Mekanik

you sit in the subway?
Underground Resistance - The Illuminator

Hatcham Social

your ultimate heartbreak song
Buddy Holly - Love Is Strange

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you go fishing?

Never music when fishing. One has to be ...

Lotte Kestner

a song that reminds you of school
Tori Amos - Winter

Alexandra Hope

you fall asleep?
Erik Satie - 3 Gymnopedies

Beautiful Swimmers

you feel like 1982?
The Who - Eminence Front

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
New Order

Mugwump

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Doors - Riders On The Storm

Kool Keith

you watch porn?
Love Unlimited Orchestra - Walking In The Rain (With Th...

Michael Reinboth

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye - A Funky Space Reincarnation

Bettye Lavette

a record you fell in love to
The Impressions - For Your Precious Love

Melanie C

5 favorite personal belongings

Phone / TV / Car / iPod / Home

Faust

first record you bought
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

When Saints Go Machine

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I wouldn't be listening to music. I ...

Camille

you run naked through a cornfield?
La Marseillaise

Race Horses

record you were looking for the longest
The Turtles - Battle Of The Bands

Azari & III

you sit in a plane?
Sergei Rachmaninov - Preludes For Piano

Miss Platnum

you go to a club?
Jay-Z

Boom Bip

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Michael Jackson - Human Nature

Papst & Abstinenzler

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Wall Of Voodoo - Factory

Oneida

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

The last time I was in a spooky ...

Travis

you wake up?
Teenage Fanclub - Ain't That Enough

Yellowman

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Hüsker Dü - Eight Miles High

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite building?

The Bank of Georgia building in Sololaki and ...

Tony Carrasco

a song to seduce you
Love Unlimited - Move Me No Mountain

Horace Andy

you sit in the subway?

I only read a paper.

Beppe Loda

your party anthem
Beppe Loda - Electronica Virtuale

Zambri

you are love sick?
Björk - Unravel
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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

a record you fell in love to
Van Morrison – Astral Weeks

+more

Valery Gore

you wake up?
Elbow - Jesus Is A Rochdale Girl

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Sarah Jaffe

a record you fell in love to
Bon Iver - For Emma Forever Ago

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