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Howe Gelb

has an approach to music which is collaborative and he has recorded with a number of side projects. The most successful venture is Giant Sand with whom he recorded 24 albums since 1985. But also as a solo musician the Tuscon-based singer/songwriter is very productive and released 19 long players so far.

If you were stranded on a deserted island you would...
take these three books along:

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

take these three CDs/records with you:
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

3 copies of it.

take these three DVDs along:

Lost (the 1st season) / Lost (the 2nd season) / Don’t Look Back

take these three games along:

Texas Hold Em / Tahoe Hold Em / Omaha

start to learn these three things:

How to build a violin and bow from scratch / how to play a violin without lessons or intonation / how to get the most heat out of your violin being properly placed in the fire

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Comes With A Smile / Bomb / Tracks

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

Not missing a thing.

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Rainer / Pappy / Thelonious Monk

take these three tools with you:

right eyebrow / left eyebrow / slightly crinkled beard

Gary Lucas

a song that reminds you of school
Steely Dan - My Old School

James Yorkston

best concert you ever attended
Alien Sex Fiend

Rod Thomas

perfect anthem for London
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World

Angel Deradoorian

your guilty pleasure song

I don’t feel guilty about any of ...

Ronny & Renzo

you cook?
Mandrill - Mandrill

C. Gibbs

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elliott Smith - Waltz #2

Editors

you watch girls go by?
Elbow - Station Approach

Trentemoller

you wake up?
Brian Eno - Thursday Afternoon

Munk

you drive a car late at night?

Al Jaazyra.

Morningwood

a song that reminds you of school
N.W.A. - She Swallowed It

Simone White

a song that reminds your friends of you
Simone White - The Beep Beep Song

Johnossi

what should one eat when in the city?

J: Meatballs with mashed potatoes, lingoberry at «Prinsen ...

Spinto Band

your sunday morning song
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Down By The Riverside

Orishas

you drive a car late at night?
Francisco Pancho Céspedes

Scout Niblett

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

Future Beat Alliance

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She Loves You

The Diaphanoids

you run from the cops?
The Heartbreakers

The Ones

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Prince - Adore

Sven Väth

your ultimate heartbreak song
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin - Je t'aime... moi non p...

Alan Oldham

No. 2
«Mister X»

Karolina Stenstöm

which person from the city you like the most?

no one

Pastor

your sunday morning song
Alexi Murdoch - All Of My Days

Turzi

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Aerodynamik

Rich Medina

a song that reminds your friends of you
Biz Markie - My Man Rich

Kalabrese

perfect anthem for Zurich
Marshall Jefferson - Move Your Body (The House Music An...

Yuck

you come home from the club?
Neu! - Hallogallo

Chrome Hoof

you drive a car late at night?
Queen - Bicycle Race

Cosmin TRG

learn these three songs by heart:
Kraftwerk - Trans Europa Express

First Aid Kit

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
David Crosby - I'd Swear There Was Somebody Here

Pink Skull

first record you remember
Donna Summer - On The Radio

Bjorn Torske

you ride a bicycle?
Devo - Are We Not Men? (We are Devo)

Leon Ware

best video clip you ever saw
Leon Ware - Why I Came To California

Thieves Like Us

the song to be played at your funeral
T. Rex - Life’s A Gas

Whitehouse

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

Cosmo Vitelli

first record you bought
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon

Mugwump

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Hardfloor - Hardtrance Acperience

Karl Culley

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

Max Tundra

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten

Whomadewho

5 favorite months

August / May / December / January / November

Tim Mälzer

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses

Dego

you wake up?
Underground Resistance - The Final Frontier

The Miserable Rich

you are love sick?
Roberta Flack - Do What You Gotta Do

Sandi Thom

you camp in the desert?
Queen - Another One Bites The Dust

Gwyneth Herbert

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Rufus Wainwright - Dinner At Eight

David Rodigan

No. 18
Chaka Demus & Pliers - Murder She Wrote

The Emperor Machine

you ride a bicycle?
Hawkwind - Silver Machine

M.A.N.D.Y.

you sit in a plane?
New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

Richard Norris

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Motörhead - Bomber

Kool & The Gang

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Bobby Lewis - Tossin' And Turnin'

Erol Alkan

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

Birdy Nam Nam

you wash your hair?

I'm bald.

Windsurf

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

Ratatat

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sisqo - Thong Song

These New Puritans

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

Slove

you make love?
DJ Hell - The Angst Pt. 1

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
KRS-One - Hip Hop Lives

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Chet Baker

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite human inventions

Wurlitzer electric piano / Fender telecaster / the toaster / the ...

Smudo

you drive a car late at night?

Hoerbuecher.

KT Tunstall

a song that reminds you of school
The Communards - Don't Leave Me This Way

Beverley Knight

you go to a club?
Fedde Le Grand - Put Your Hands Up For Detroit

King Britt

perfect anthem for Philadelphia
Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom

My Morning Jacket

you sit in a plane?
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne

Mavis Staples

a song that reminds you of school
Ruth Brown - Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean

Tal Weiss

perfect anthem for Tel Aviv
Zeev Tene - Tel Aviv/Winter

Valery Gore

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

Mechanical Bride

you prepare for an important date?
Charlotte Gainsbourg - La Collectionneuse

John Foxx

first record you remember
Doris Day - Whip crack-away

Trusme

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jill Scott - Who Is Jill Scott?

US3

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

Invisible Conga People

you stay in bed?
Tolerance - Pulse Static

AM

No. 1
Arthur Verocai - Arthur Verocai

Gemma Ray

5 favorite magazines

McSweeny’s Quarterly Concern / Vice Magazine / Mojo / Stool ...

Charlotte Hatherley

you play a game of chess?
The Cardiacs - The Duck And Roger The Horse

Camille

you meet your parents?
David Kramer

Skull Defekts

start to learn these three things:

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

Glass Candy

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

Matmos

you sit in the subway?
Morton Subotnick - Silver Apples Of The Moon

DJ Touché

No. 2

«Tenebrae» (Dario Argento, 1982). A stylish 'giallo' from ...

Fingerpicked

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

Justice

5 favorite books

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

The Phantom Band

the song to be played at your funeral
Cypress Hill - Ain’t Goin Out Like That

Kinski

your ultimate heartbreak song
Teenage Fanclub - Grand Prix (LP)

Beppe Loda

you are love sick?
Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby

Efterklang

a song that reminds your friends of you
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - I Put A Spell On You

Dinky

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

Sibrydion

No. 9
Swci Boscawen - Couture C’ching

Lucky Luke

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

Stratus

you cook?
Les McCann - Compared To What

Nick Chacona

the song to be played at your funeral
Cat Stevens - The Wind

Matthew Herbert

take these three CDs/records with you:
Wham! - Last Christmas

Justus Köhncke

best video clip you ever saw
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Newton Faulkner

No. 7
Primus - Pork Soda

Chikinki

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Broadcast

Heavy

you prepare for an important date?
The B-52's - Legal Tender

Leroy Burgess

your boozed up anthem

Don’t remember. Was drunk. Depends on my ...

GusGus

you wake up?
Des'ree - Kissing You

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
Mark Isham - The Hitcher

Papst & Abstinenzler

you had enough of this world?
Johnny Cash - Redemption Day

Lucky Soul

you sit by the river?
Julie London - Cry Me A River

Sebastien Tellier

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

Nicole Willis

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

Gilles Peterson

you wake up?
Yusef Lateef - Brother John

Soul Mekanik

you make love?
Linkwood Family - Piece Of Mind

Polly Scattergood

you come home from the club?
Maps - So Low So High

Michael Reinboth

you camp in the desert?
Can

Padded Cell

you paint your apartment?
Klaus Weiss - Niagra (LP)

Gravenhurst

you run naked through a cornfield?
Mastodon - March Of The Fire Ants

Heidi

you wake up?
Smog

Vashti Bunyan

take these three CDs/records with you:
Joanna Newsom - Ys

Alva Noto

you camp in the desert?
Coil - Triple Sun

Parlour

best concert you ever attended
Front 242

Hacienda

first record you remember
Joe Cocker - The Letter

Jackpot

you walk in the rain?

I don't walk in the rain and ...

The Soulsavers

you prepare for an important date?
Pixies - Doolittle

Seether

you prepare for an important date?
The Beatles - Help!

Peanut Butter Wolf

your party anthem

I guess anything by Ed Banger. I went ...

Monday Michiru

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Led Zeppelin

Ost & Kjex

you camp in the desert?
Animal Collective - Moo Rah Rah Rain

Alela Diane

your sunday morning song
Paul Simon - Duncan

Dwele

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

Coyote

you prepare for an important date?

Ampo: Me too.

Wooden Birds

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - The Biggest Lie

Zohra

5 favorite cities

London / Marrakech / Melbourne / Antwerp / Barcelona 

Lexx

a song that reminds you of school
Depeche Mode - Everything Counts

Woolfy

first record you remember
David Bowie - Space Oddity

Architecture In Helsinki

best Beatles song
The Gaylads - Eleanor Rigby

Ruede Hagelstein

you run naked through a cornfield?
Laibach - Geburt einer Nation

Hot Chip

you go to a club?

Al: Our favorite club is the «Sub Club ...

Dennis Bovell

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

Tracey Thorn

first record you bought
Donny Osmond - The Twelfth Of Never

Vetiver

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

Simple Kid

you sit in the subway?
Petula Clark - Don't Sleep In The Subway

Nicky Siano

you sit in the subway?

I rarely listen to music on the subway ...

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a record you fell in love to
Joni Mitchell - A Case Of You

Syd Matters

you wake up?
Radiohead - Go To Sleep

Howling Bells

you drive into the country?
John Parish - Westward Airways

The Shortwave Set

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

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality

Metronomy

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

Comanechi

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
The Coachwhips - Bangers vs. Fuckers

Mouse On Mars

take these three tools with you:

Korkenzieher / Dosenöffner / Lötkolben

Nocturnes

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Maus

Bobbito Garcia

you read a book?

I can’t hear music when I read ...

Lloyd Cole

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Martha My Dear

Osborne

you stay in bed?

If I stay in bed then I just ...

Chromeo

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

Duke Special

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Divine Comedy - National Express

Andy Gill

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I compose my own.

The Morning Benders

best soundtrack ever
Jean Constantin - The 400 Blows

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite places in the world

Home / London / Sydney / Cape Town / Colorado

Sam Amidon

you stay in bed?
Martin Hayes - Martin Hayes

Belle & Sebastian

your party anthem
Steely Dan - Do It Again

Drugstore

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

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite personal victories

make living out of music / get gigs quite ...

Olafur Arnalds

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

Tiga

you are in a depressive mood?
Lucky Jim - Lesbia

Higamos Hogamos

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Psychic Ills

you come home from the club?
Roy Orbison - In Dreams

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
John Cougar Mellencamp - Thundering Hearts

Morpheus

you relax on a beach?
Robert Wyatt - Sea Song

Defend Moscow

a song that reminds your friends of you
Shed Seven - Disco Down

Baikonour

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Byrds - Wild Mountain Thyme

Sharon van Etten

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Ronnie Spector - You Can't Put Your Arms Around A Memor...

Lotte Kestner

a song that reminds you of school
Tori Amos - Winter

Micah P. Hinson

a song that reminds your friends of you

Damn, I think you'd have to ask ...

The Invisible

5 favorite movies

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

Phenomenal Handclap Band

first record you bought
ELO & Olivia Newton John - Xanadu

Wolf People

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
U2

Pyrolator

you walk through a dark forest?
Les Baxter - Quiet Village

Kon & Amir

you feel like 1982?
D-Train - You’re The One For Me

Al McKay

you prepare for an important date?

Depends on the date... probably something Classical or ...

Junior Boys

your boozed up anthem

I don't really drink. I kinda hate ...

The Jackets

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Lightning Beatman - Apartment Wrestling Rock'n'Roll

Final Fantasy

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?

That’s ridiculous.

Luke Haines

5 favorite personal belongings

dark glasses / guide dog / white stick / Braille Bible ...

Tim Sweeney

you stay in bed?
The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds

Race Horses

first record you bought

I think it was «Fresh Hits 1998». A ...

Erik Truffaz

you sit in a plane?

It’s very noisy on an airplane! When ...

Faust

you sit in the subway?

Ich fahre nicht U-Bahn, es ist einfach zu ...

Saint Etienne

the song to be played at your funeral
Match Of The Day theme

Bill Brewster

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Deodato - Skyscrapers

Terry Lynn

what should one eat when in the city?

Steamed Fish with fried dumplings.

Hugh Herrera

first record you bought
Kiss - Hotter Than Hell

Caron Wheeler

perfect anthem for London

I’m writing it now.

Division Of Laura Lee

you drive a car late at night?
Nine Inch Nails - Echoplex

We Are Scientists

5 favorite things to be afraid of

failure / crushing failure / total failure / irredeemable failure / wolves

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Gustav Mahler - Symphony No.2 and No.8

New Young Pony Club

you go to a club?
New Young Pony Club

Captain Sensible

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

trains / pubs / bicycle lanes

Chris Coco

you cook?
Astrud Gilberto - So Nice (Summer Samba)

Miss Platnum

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

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jacques Dutronc - On Nous Cache Tout, On Nous Dit Rien

Georg Levin

you wake up?
Neil Young - Cinnamon Girl

Todd Terje

your ultimate heartbreak song
Rose Royce - Love Don't Live Here Anymore

Bit-tuner

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

WOZ / Spex / GEO

Dynamite Deluxe

your party anthem
Soulja Boy - Crank That

Moving Units

you go to a club?

Ridiculous conversations.

Senor Coconut

you sit in a plane?
Sun Ra - We Travel The Spaceways

Jay Jay Johanson

you go to a club?
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.

Prince Language

a record you fell in love to
Roxy Music - Greatest Hits

Kinky

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

The Fray

which song fits the city the best?
The Mexican Hat Dance

Coldplay

a record you fell in love to
Sigur Rós - ()

Ada

5 favorite records
DJ Koze - Kosi Comes Around

Morton Valence

you sit by the river?
Urban Noises

Ben Watt

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Frank Sinatra - Sings For Only The Lonely

Dave Clarke

you go to a club?

Nothing, just silence.

The Hidden Cameras

first record you bought
Corey Hart - Sunglasses At Night

Magic Arm

you drive into the country?
James Taylor - Carolina In My Mind

Ashley Beedle

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

White Hinterland

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dirty Projectors - Thirsty And Miserable

Good Shoes

you wake up?

I don’t listen to a particular song ...

Audie Darling

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

I think the reason why many people move ...

Fujiya & Miyagi

the song to be played at your funeral
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

Afrika Bambaataa

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sly & The Family Stone - Stand

Phil Mison

best concert you ever attended
Jon Lucien

Kool Keith

you sit in the subway?

I don’t listen to music on the ...

Architeq

you go to a club?
Chaz Jankel - 3'000'000 Synths

Art Brut

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

Mr Scruff

you jog?
The Pharcyde - Runnin

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Fugazi - 13 Songs

Pearly Gates

your party anthem
Kool & The Gang - Celebration

Magic Mike

your ultimate heartbreak song
James Ingram - Just Once

Shawn Lee

first record you remember

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

Dennis Kane

a song everyone should hear

See the Willie Nelson.

Minus 8

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

Telephones

you go to a club?
Dance Reaction - Disco Train

Fan Death

your party anthem
Man2Man - Male Stripper

Tridact

you sit in a plane?
Michael Rother - Sterntaler

Hatcham Social

a record you fell in love to
The Strokes - Is This It?

Broken Social Scene

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

Wally Badarou

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Michelle

When Saints Go Machine

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

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

Ray Mang

you relax on a beach?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Julia Franck

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Davon ausgehend, dass meine Kinder mit auf dieser ...

Lindstrom

you relax on a beach?
George Duke - North Beach

Jacob Golden

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Subterranean Homesick Blues

Pepe Bradock

you play ping-pong?
Ron Trent - Sometimes I Feel Like

DJ Kent

you drive into the country?
The KLF - Chill Out

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Coldplay - Parachutes

Air

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

Whirlwind Heat

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Meret Becker

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Anja Schneider

best video clip you ever saw
Front 242 - Headhunter

James Holden

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

Anna Kashfi

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

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

Karl Bartos

perfect anthem for Düsseldorf
Kraftwerk - Das Model

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you are love sick?
Dinosaur Jr. - Going Home

No Age

you rob a bank?
The Germs - We Must Bleed

Glimpse

you drive a car late at night?
Tangerine Dream - Ricochet

Wordsworth

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

Michael Mayer

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Supermayer - Two Of Us

Linda Lewis

the song to be played at your funeral
Judy Garland - Over the Rainbow

Mystery Jets

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

ESG

you wake up?
Lady Gaga - Just Dance

Pacifika

5 favorite human inventions

the bicycle / the drum / the guitar / the microphone ...

Fabrizio Mammarella

first record you bought
Herbert - Parts One, Two And Three

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Alice Coltrane - Universal Consciousness

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite magazines

Ich lese nur die japanische McDonalds Fachzeitschrift.

Circlesquare

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

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Natürlich den aktuellen Top Hit aus den ...

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Flat Duo Jets - Go Go Harlem Baby

Kurt Maloo

a record you fell in love to
Julie Driscoll & Brian Auger Trinity - Season Of The Wi...

Irvine Welsh

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Starman

Ora Cogan

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Deep Purple - Bloodsucker

Alexander Robotnick

you relax on a beach?
Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me

Luca C & Brigante

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

VV Brown

you sit in the subway?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Endless Flight

Horse Meat Disco

take these three books along:

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

Ame

you eat a cucumber?
Stevie Wonder - Summer Soft

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you cook?
Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou - Ethiopiques Vol. 21

The Loose Salute

best concert you ever attended

Ride, Brixton Academy

Pilooski

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Sylvers - Only One Can Win

Travis

you run from the cops?
Primal Scream - Trainspotting

Frank Black

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

Empire Of The Sun

you rob a bank?
Rage Against The Machine - Bullet In The Head

Holy Ghost!

you want to disturb your neighbours?

A: My neighbors are my landlords.

Toby Tobias

perfect anthem for London
Roy Davis Jr. feat Peven Everett - Gabriel

Kelli Ali

you are in a depressive mood?
Nico - Janitor Of Lunacy

Brian Jackson

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

The Bees

you walk in the rain?
Chet Baker - Let’s Get Lost

Minotaur Shock

you walk through a dark forest?
Gas; A Tribe Called Quest - Midnight Marauders

Glen Johnson

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Smiths - Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now

Love Inks

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Scott Joplin - The Entertainer

Kissey Asplund

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Luther Vandross - Never Too Much

Alexandra Hope

you take a bubble bath?
John Fahey - Sligo River Blues

Casual

you watch girls go by?
El Debarge

The Good Natured

take these three books along:

A book about horoscopes, I am into that ...

Mark Richardson

you drive a car late at night?
Foo Fighters - Everlong

Terence Bernardo

best Beatles song

There is a Beatles song for every emotion ...

Sóley

a song that reminds you of school
The Cranberries - Ode To My Family

Colder

No. 9
Jandek - European Jewel

Tha 4orce

you are love sick?
Gang Starr - Lovesick

In Flagranti

you go to a club?

If there is a lot of girls in ...

The Golden Filter

you sit in the subway?
New Order - Fine Time

CALLmeKAT

where was your first flat?

I shared it with a friend, and it ...

Peter, Bjorn & John

you wake up?

NYC – The supercool alarm signal on my Sony ...

Tahiti 80

you play ping-pong?
Marcos Valle - Garra

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite things about New York

The food / The people / Subway / The Chelsea Lodge ...

Tom Vek

you meet your parents?
Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

Stephan Remmler

best concert you ever attended
ZZ Top

Penguin Prison

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Au Revoir Simone

you are in a depressive mood?
The Korgis - Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime

My Bee's Garden

a song you would send over the ocean
Alain Bashung - Madame Rêve

Headman

first record you bought
Kiss - Animalize

Holger Czukay

you wake up?

Keinen. Und schon gar nicht Songs.

Bebel Gilberto

best soundtrack ever
Air - Virgin Suicides

The Bangles

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Giant Sand - Warm Storm

Tony Carrasco

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

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite restaurants

«Bill's», Brighton/Lewes. Eggs Benedict. / «Max Brenner ...

Jonathan Wilson

you take a bubble bath?
Bright Eyes - Shell Games

Blow Monkeys

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

Everything Everything

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

Rocko Schamoni


Hamburg

Ich lebe seit 1986 in Hamburg. Das ...

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Shellac - Prayer To God

Trevor Jackson

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Computerwold

We Are Wolves

take these three DVDs along:

«Down By Law» by Jim Jarmush, with Tom ...

Brennan Green

you go to a club?

The music that is playing. Of course.

Gossip

you wake up?
Suicide - Rocket USA

J Rawls

5 favorite books

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

John Klemmer

you make love?

I can’t listen to music when I ...

Horace Andy

No. 8
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Raul Midon

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Marc Romboy

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

Jesse Lenat

you shop for shoes?
Leonard Cohen - Bird On A Wire

Richard Hawley

5 favorite cities

Sheffield, my home. I like lots of other ...

The Late Greats

you drive a car late at night?
Bing Crosby

Neon Heights

you sit in the subway?

The rhythm of the rails and strangers gossip.

Matthew Dear

learn these three songs by heart:
The Beatles - Help!

Gnod

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

Charles Webster

the song to be played at your funeral
Urban Culture - The Wonders Of Wishing

Yoav

your party anthem
Missy Elliott - Pass That Dutch

Bronnt Industries Kapital

your party anthem
Goblin - Un Ragazzo D'Argento

!!!

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

Bettye Lavette

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bettye Lavette - A Woman Like Me

Shakespeares Sister

your guilty pleasure song
Duffy - Stepping Stone

Electric 6

you are in a depressive mood?
Beck - Sea Change (LP)

Max Essa

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Hall & Oates - Cold, Dark And Yesterday

Morgan Geist

you sit in the subway?

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

Lhasa

perfect anthem for Montreal
Lhasa - Anyone And Everyone

Yellowman

a song that reminds your friends of you
Yellowman - Galong Galong Galong

Wolfmother

you drive a car late at night?
Deep Purple - Black Night

DJ Nu-Mark

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

A Mountain Of One

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

Cosmo

5 favorite animals

Monkeys / Dogs / Cats / Giraffes / Gorillas

Port O'Brien

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
R. Kelly - Trapped in The Closet

Bob Power

your boozed up anthem

At that point, anything will do fine.

Joan As Police Woman

you go to a club?
The Knife - You Make Me Like Charity

Bill Adler

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

Luke Solomon

5 favorite records
Pride ’N Politix - Hold On

The Chap

5 favorite records
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico

Telepopmusik

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Telepopmusik - Genetic World

Shine 2009

you run naked through a cornfield?
Donovan - Sunshine Superman

Cazals

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

Van She

5 favorite drinks

red wine / Coffee / Banana Smoothie / Chai / Rave Juice ...

Ewan Pearson

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

Little Dragon

5 favorite records
Steve Pullara & His Cool Beans Band - Spinning Tails

Hannah Cohen

first record you bought

Probably a Salt-N-Pepa or Deee-Lite record.

Kathy Zimmer

the song to be played at your funeral
Stephen Foster - Beautiful Dreamer

Million Stylez


Stockholm

I love Stockholm because I was born ...

Chromatics

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nico - The Desert Shore

Mark E.

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

Sarah Jaffe

a song you would send over the ocean
Nina Simone - Wild is the Wind

Nils Frahm

you want to disturb your neighbours?
King Tubby

Bill Callahan

first record you remember
Popeye and Brutus Sing Sea Shanties

Prefuse 73

a song that reminds your friends of you

Probably something I made over the years.

Ilija Rudman

your party anthem
Tony Lee - Love So Deep (Dub Version)

Peter Kruder

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
David Bowie - Stay

Daniel Wang

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

Loane

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

Lopazz

you go to a club?
Alex Cortex - Inward CTRL

Anne Clark

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

Stefan Goldmann

you meet your parents?
Praxis - 1984

Boom Bip

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

Jimmy Edgar

perfect anthem for Detroit
Model 500 - Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)

Dani Siciliano

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

Thievery Corporation

you drive a car late at night?
Ella Fitzgerald - Like Someone In Love

David Pajo

take these three DVDs along:

Team America / Dave Chappelle’s Show (Season 1 ...

Jazzanova

you are in a depressive mood?
Krzysztof Penderecki

Joakim

you ride a bicycle?

I don’t ride bicycles.

Chelonis R. Jones

you feel like 1982?
Bill Summers & Summers Heat - Jam The Box

Rainer Trüby

you drive a car late at night?
Incognito - Out Of The Storm (Carl Craig Mix)

Barn Owl

you sit in the subway?
GAS - Nah Und Fern

El-P

you run from the cops?
Ghostface - Run

Tanya Stephens

you ride a bicycle?
Johnny P - Bike Back

Kid Loco

you are in a depressive mood?
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - I Just Don't Know What...

Constance Amiot

your party anthem

Cypress Hill will definitely make everybody dance!

Bosque Brown

a record you fell in love to
Yo La Tengo - And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out

Still Going

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Helter Skelter

Kris Menace

first record you remember
Imagination - Just An Illusion

Dollskabeat

5 favorite records
Supersempfft - I See Stars

Shitdisco

you prepare for an important date?
Huey Lewis & The News - The Power Of Love

Lail Arad

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

Round Table Knights

you rob a bank?
The Stooges - Down On The Street

Robin Saville

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

Treefight For Sunlight

best soundtrack ever
Air - Virgin Suicides

Plum

learn these three songs by heart:
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Zwicker

you play a game of chess?
Joe Hisaishi - The Legend Of Ashitaka Theme

Chuck D

you cook?

I don’t cook chinese. I just buy.

Azari & III

No. 9
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough

David Holmes

you relax on a beach?
Marlena Shaw - California Soul

Nedry

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Back In The USSR

Justine D

you sit in a plane?
The Velvet Underground - I'm Set Free

Our Broken Garden

you meet your parents?
Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby

Xiu Xiu

start to learn these three things:

being nice / kung fu / playing piano

Paul Frick

you rob a bank?
Mr. Bungle - Ars Moriendi

George Duke

a record you fell in love to
Milton Nascimento - Clube Da Esquina

Bottin

No. 3

Paris CDG. If you’re connecting for a ...

Fanfarlo

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Amiina - Boga; Action Biker - La Durée

Candi Staton

first record you remember
Ruth Brown - Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean

Tiago

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Bitchin Bajas - Fresh Hair

Emmy The Great

a record you fell in love to
The Killers - Everything Will Be Alright

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you make love?
Nine Inch Nails - Closer

Malachai

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Mark Murphy - S'Consolato

Motor City Drum Ensemble

your sunday morning song
Lood - Shount N Out

DJ Mehdi

record you were looking for the longest

Haven’t found it yet.

Bing Ji Ling

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Something

Heidi Happy

you make breakfast?
Johann Sebastian Bach

Mark Archer

best concert you ever attended

Got to see Chic a few years back ...

Memory Band

you make love?

Nothing. I think that's really cheesy, in ...

Hannah Scott

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Life On Mars?

A Touch Of Class

perfect anthem for New York
LCD Soundsystem - Losing My Edge

Kid Koala

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Carlos Santana - Spooky

Mugison

5 favorite bands you know personally

The Matthew Herbert Big Band is the biggest ...

Jimi Jamison

a song that reminds you of school
Duane Eddy - Peter Gunn

Oneida

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t own a car.

James Murphy

you cook?
Terry Reid - Sweater

Erobique

your sunday morning song
Leinemann - Es Macht Immer Tuut Tuut

Cajun Dance Party

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Silver Jews - Trains Across The Sea

Howe Gelb

take these three CDs/records with you:
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Mélissa Laveaux

a record you fell in love to
Mike Doughty - Skittish/Rockity Roll

David Morales

you are love sick?
Lionel Richie - Lady

Marissa Nadler

you are in a depressive mood?
Leonard Cohen - Avalanche

Jakob der Lügner

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

Black Angels

you are in a depressive mood?
Love - A Message To Pretty

Ricardo Villalobos

a record you fell in love to
Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love

Mirror Mirror

you surf the internet?
M.I.A. - Internet Connection (Buraka Som Sistema Remix)

Young Knives

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

pubs / art galleries / my friends

Soft Rocks

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Soft Rocks

Max Romeo

best song by Lee Perry
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Small Axe

Kevin Saunderson

favorite building?

The old train station. It’s classical.

Social Disco Club

No. 7
Simon Baker - Plastik (Todd Terje Türkatech Mix)

Cage The Elephant

you walk in the rain?
Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Bush Tetras

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Neil Young - Birds

Manuel Tur

first record you bought
Alex Gopher - Party People

Barbara Carlotti

you come home from the club?
Françoise Hardy - Comment Te Dire Adieu

Interpol

you run naked through a cornfield?
Mogwai - Christmas Steps

Soul Clap

a song that reminds you of school
Notorious B.I.G. - Big Poppa

Ed Harcourt

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Cee-Loo Green - Fuck You

Moonboots

No. 4
Tears For Fears - The Hurting

Theo Parrish

your party anthem
Mr. Fingers - Can You Feel It

Black Devil Disco Club

you destroy a hotel room?
The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil

Ingrid Olava

favorite club?

2nd floor of Internasjonalen and Cafe Mono

Lanoiraude

5 favorite remixes
UBQ Project - When I Fell In Love (Charles Webster Remi...

Lovefingers

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

Marius Circus

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

Clare & The Reasons

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

Seelenluft

a song that reminds you of school
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Ralphi Rosario

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Spinners - It’s A Shame

Lisbee Stainton

best concert you ever attended
Annie Lennox

Lydia Lunch

you feel like 1980?
The Stooges - 1969

DJ Nature

your sunday morning song
Pat Metheny Group - To The End Of The World

Studio

you relax on a beach?
Lake - See Them Glow

Kaos

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

Kathryn Williams

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

Woodpigeon

you play ping-pong?
Sonic Youth - Eric's Trip

Odawas

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Band Of Horses - No One's Gonna Love You More Than I Do

Steve Mason

a song that reminds your friends of you

I dread to think!

Al Kent

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Staple Singers - Trippin' On Your Love

Modeselektor

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Easyjet / Ryan Air / Alitalia / Delta Airlines / Tarom

Chateau Flight

a song that reminds you of school
Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight

James Pants

the song to be played at your funeral
The sound of seals

Caribou

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Renato Carosone - Tu Vuo’ Fa Americano (Bull DJ Remix)

Droog

you sit in the subway?
Berlin - The Metro

Eagles Of Death Metal

you drive a car late at night?
The Faces - Stay With Me

N.A.S.A.

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Jesper Dahlbäck

where was your first flat?

A small space under a record store.

Datarock

you relax on a beach?
Guided By Voices

Trans Am

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

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

Jacques Renault

No. 2
Aphrodite’s Child - The Four Horsemen

Sondre Lerche

you sit in the subway?
Pavement - You Are A Light

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite records
The B-52’s - The B-52’s

Mooner

No. 2
Clara Mondshine - Memorymetropilos

Little Jackie

you prepare for an important date?
Color Me Badd - I Wanna Sex You Up

Bomb The Bass

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

Adonis

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

Panico

take these three CDs/records with you:
Freeform - Human

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite movies

Unzählbar.

José James

you work in the garden?
Chopin

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you sit in the subway?
When Saints Go Machine - Fail Forever (dOP Remix)

Cornelius

you go to a club?
1000 Homo DJs

Beautiful Swimmers

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

Doe Paoro

a song you would use as a ring-tone
1995 Chicago Bulls theme song

Sumner Brothers

you jog?

I’ve never owned an mp3 player and ...

Jesh

No. 6
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds

Apiento

you drive into the country?
Kenny Rankin - Peaceful

Quiet Village

you come home from the club?
Chet Baker

Marcus Bonfanti

your sunday morning song
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Up Above My Head

Tindersticks

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Revolution No.9

Andreya Triana

your sunday morning song
Bob Marley - Is This Love

Ian Pooley

you wake up?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Rumer

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

Leo Zero

best soundtrack ever
The Life Aquatic

Dillon

you miss Berlin?
Milva - Alexanderplatz

Riccio

your sunday morning song
Leon Ware - Why Be Alone

John Daly

learn these three songs by heart:
Miles Davis - It’s About That Time

Sandro Perri

you walk through a dark forest?
Wyrd Visions - Bog Lord

Daddy-O

perfect anthem for New York
Stetsasonic - Go Stetsa 1

Headless Heroes

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

Suzanne Vega

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

The Earlies

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Only A Northern Song

Defari

your boozed up anthem
«Tequila!»

Fiona Daniel

you meet your parents?
Antonio Vivaldi - Vier Jahreszeiten

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite English words

regardless / gardless / RE: gardless / gard / better

DJ Hell

you destroy a hotel room?
Public Enemy - Don't Believe The Hype

Dominique Leone

first record you remember
«Jimmy Crack Corn»

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

your sunday morning song
Tsegué-Maryam Guébrou - The Homeless Wanderer

Zambri

you make love?
Tricky - Overcome

Chris Carrier

5 favorite magazines

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

Ilya Santana

a record you fell in love to
Daft Punk - Veridis Quo

Living Things

No. 10
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon

The Project Club

you relax on a beach?
The Project Club - Beginnings

Jill Jones

you take a bubble bath?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Little Buddha

Gary Numan

your party anthem
Rammstein - Sonne

Unconventional Science

first record you remember
NOFX - Heavy Petting Zoo

Brothers Of End

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Monica Zetterlund - Att Angöra En Brygga

Kissogram

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

Wall-E

you wake up?
Michael Crawford - Put On Your Sunday Clothes

Boozoo Bajou

No. 1
Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks

Cypress Hill

your ultimate heartbreak song
Boyz II Men - It's So Hard to Say Goodbye To Yesterday

Fol Chen

you are love sick?
American Music Club - Sick Of Food

The Revenge

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Most Happy Hardcore records will do it.

Yacht

No. 10
LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver

Alex Smoke

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Plastikman - Closer

Apache Beat

your party anthem
Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)

DJ Vadim

you drive a car late at night?
Skream

Grizzly Bear

you ride a bicycle?
Panda Bear - Carrots

Funkmasters

a song that reminds you of school
Chuck Berry - Hail Hail Rock & Roll

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite building?

The Bank of Georgia building in Sololaki and ...

Renegade Soundwave

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Damian Marley - Welcome To Jamrock

Melanie C

5 favorite moments in time

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

Ian Hart

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

Rebelski

the song to be played at your funeral
Yann Tiersen

A Guy Called Gerald

first record you remember
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Oyvind Morken

a song that reminds your friends of you

I have no idea. If you ask them ...

Wooden Shjips

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Arthur Doyle - November 8th or 9th

Bodies Of Water

a song to seduce you
Eric Satie - Trois Gnossiennes / #1 Lent

Devendra Banhart

you prepare for an important date?
The Espers - The Espers (LP)

White Denim

you walk in the rain?
Rufus Wainwright - Vicious World

Kasper Bjorke

record you were looking for the longest
The Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored

Franz Nicolay

the song to be played at your funeral
Charles Ives - 4th Symphony, 1st Movement

Cortney Tidwell

No. 7
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead

Radio 4

your liberation anthem
Blur - Girls And Boys

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite records
Yo La Tengo - Elctr-O-Pura

Emma Tricca

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Arlo Guthrie - Coming Into Los Angeles

Dollboy

you come home from the club?

I never play music after I’ve been ...

Bloc Party

you fall asleep?
Dinosaur Jr. - Poledo

Midlake

first record you remember
Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut

Annie

you cook?
Madonna - Into The Groove

Molly Wagger

you stay in bed?
The Beta Band - Dry The Rain

Alter Ego

first record you bought
Sailor - Girls, Girls, Girls

Brasstronaut

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Makeout Videotape - Thought I Was in Love

Howlin' Rain

you come home from the club?

Something off of the Blue Thumb record label.

Aaron Wright

record you were looking for the longest
Ron Sexsmith

Marit Bergman

which person from the city you like the most?

No one I know is from there. But ...

The Priscillas

take these three games along:

H: Hoola Hoops / Yatzy / Playing Cards

Omar

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Fugazi - Waiting Room

Dan Michaelson

perfect anthem for London
Queen - Bicycle Race
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a song for cat lovers
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a song you wish you'd written yourself
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you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jeff Buckley - Everybody Here Wants You

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Sarah Jaffe

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

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