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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

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite movies

«The Life Aquatic» by Wes Anderson / «Eternal Sunshine ...

The Emperor Machine

you fall asleep?
Kraftwerk - Computer Love

Young Knives

take these three tools with you:

machete / blow torch / saw

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

the perfect anthem for Redwood City
Neil Young - Heart Of Gold

Kalabrese

your boozed up anthem
Tom Waits - Straight To The Top

AM

No. 5
Marcos Valle - Previsao Do Tempo

Headman

best label ever

Sire Records.

Droog

you come home from the club?
Joy Division - Isolation

Gary Numan

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

Manuel Tur

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Little Dragon - Twice

Valery Gore

you sit by a camp fire?
Ellen McIlwaine - Can't Find My Way Home (Steve Winwood...

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite cities

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

Chromeo

No. 10
Larry Wu - Let Me Show You

The Battle Of Land And Sea

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

New Young Pony Club

you prepare for an important date?
David Bowie - Queen Bitch

Mystery Jets

you make love?
Pink Floyd - The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn

Cosmo

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I don’t have a favourite way.

John Daly

take these three DVDs along:

«Apocalypse Now» by Francis Ford Coppola / «Woodstock» by ...

David Pajo

take these three games along:

Galaga for Palm Pilot / Connect 4 (the travel ...

Tanya Stephens

you relax on a beach?
Uncle Cracker - Follow Me

The Phantom Band

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Hoosiers

Jackpot

you sit in a plane?
Skinny Puppy - Dig It

Matthew Dear

your ultimate heartbreak song
Townes Van Zandt - When Your Dream Lover Dies

Phil Mison

first record you remember
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Lisbee Stainton

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Damien Rice

Future Beat Alliance

a song that reminds your friends of you
Carl Craig - Landcruising

Bodies Of Water

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Gregory Isaacs - Special Guest

Charlotte Hatherley

you prepare for an important date?
Captain Beefheart - Low Yo Yo Stuff

Wolfmother

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Metallica - One

Constance Amiot

a song that reminds you of school
Biz Markie - Just A Friend

Alex Smoke

you sit in a plane?
Porn Sword Tobacco - Explains Freedom

Chateau Flight

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On

Kon & Amir

you relax on a beach?

Kon: Never been. Take me there.

Dinky

5 favorite records
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Panico


Top 10 favourite albums of all time

Gwyneth Herbert

you want to disturb your neighbours?
David Bowie - Aladdin Sane

Morton Valence

you prepare for an important date?
Jack Jones - Theme From The Love Boat

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite club?

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

Alter Ego

a song that reminds you of school
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Memory Band

you relax on a beach?
John Martyn - Bless The Weather

Magic Arm

you are love sick?
Beck - Lonesome Tears

Mugison

5 favorite English words

dream / imagine / darkness / buddy / love

Metronomy

the song to be played at your funeral
Danny Boy

Mechanical Bride

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - History

Sven Väth

the song to be played at your funeral

Hm...überleg ich mir noch...

Plum

favorite street corner?

The corner where the Royal Mile crosses the ...

Joakim

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Neil Young - Out On The Weekend

James Murphy

you sit in the subway?
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

Melanie C

your ultimate heartbreak song
Fiona Apple - Love Ridden

Efterklang

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Meret Becker

a song that reminds you of school
Richard Sanderson - Dreams Are My Reality

Bit-tuner

take these three CDs/records with you:
Sonic Youth - Experimental Jet Set, Trash And No Star

Dave Clarke

you fall asleep?

Theme to the next «West Wing» episode on ...

Lail Arad

you go to a club?
Vampire Weekend - White Sky

Anne Clark

you walk in the rain?
DAC Crowell

Horse Meat Disco

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

Rumer

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

Funkmasters

your party anthem
Clyde Stubblefield - Party's In The Kitchen

Molly Wagger

you rob a bank?
Blues Brothers - Peter Gunn Theme

Faust

you are love sick?
Eric Clapton - River Of Tears (Pilgrim)

Kurt Maloo

you make love?
Miles Davis - Jack Johnson

The Bees

you cook?
Washed Out - Luck

Karl Bartos

a song that reminds you of school
The Beatles - Help!

The Diaphanoids

you take a bubble bath?

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

Turzi

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

Travis

you feel like 1982?
The Associates - Heart Of Glass

Telephones

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

Franz Nicolay

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

Trevor Jackson

you ride a bicycle?
Yello - Base For Alec

Erobique

you drive a car late at night?
Chris Rea - Driving Home For Christmas

Pyrolator

you destroy a hotel room?
Dirty Projectors - No Intention

Barn Owl

a song that reminds your friends of you
Neil Young - Vampire Blues

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t want to waste the space ...

Fujiya & Miyagi

perfect anthem for Brighton
The Animals - We Gotta Get Out Of This Place

Chelonis R. Jones

best video clip you ever saw
David Bowie - Space Oddity

Nick Chacona

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

Duke Special

your guilty pleasure song
Boney M. - Rivers Of Babylon

Tal Weiss

a song that reminds your friends of you
Tunng - Tale From Black

Soul Clap

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Mariah Carey - Make It Happen

Lone Wolf

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

White Denim

you wake up?
Stevie Wonder - Happier Than The Morning Sun

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite personal belongings

adidas bag / flute / sax / Yamaha QY 100 sequencer ...

Jean-Michel Jarre

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

Sarah Jaffe

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

Kool Keith

the song to be played at your funeral
Geto Boys - My Mind Playing Tricks On Me

Motor City Drum Ensemble

your boozed up anthem

Sobald ich auflege eigentlich jede Platte.

Yoav

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nine Inch Nails - Something I Can Never Have

Hannah Scott

the song to be played at your funeral
Sergej Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 2, 2nd Movement

Pastor

you stay in bed?
Motorpsycho - Upstairs-Downstairs

Lindstrom

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Uriah Heep - Heartache City

Ed Harcourt

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

Prince Language

you make love?
Ulrich Schnauss

Cornelius

you fall asleep?
Robert Wyatt - Shleep

Whomadewho

you feel like 1988?
Mr. Fingers

Anna Kashfi

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

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

J Rawls

5 favorite numbers

7 / 82 / 4 / 28 / 6

M.A.N.D.Y.

you sit in the subway?
Ms. Dynamite - Natural High

Datarock

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

Azari & III

you sit in a plane?
Alice Coltrane

Coldplay

first record you bought
Postman Pat

Round Table Knights

you play ping-pong?
Lootpack - Questions

Defend Moscow

a song to seduce you
U2 - If You Wear That Velvet Dress

DJ Vadim

you wake up?
Gregory Isaacs & Dennis Brown - Live And Love

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Chic - Good Times

Cypress Hill

the song to be played at your funeral
Miles Davis

Georg Levin

you are love sick?
Snoop Dogg - Can U Control Yo Hoe?

Syd Matters

you go to a club?
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Leo Zero

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Antmusic

Sandi Thom

you wake up?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Bebel Gilberto

you take a bubble bath?
Vanessa Da Mata - Ainda Bem

Michael Mayer

best video clip you ever saw
Herbie Hancock - Rockit

Beppe Loda

you cook?
Arthur Brown - Fire

Andy Gill

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Black Grape - It's Great When You're Straight... Yeah

Theo Parrish

perfect anthem for Detroit
P-Funk Allstars - Hydraulic Pump

Shakespeares Sister

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday

Kid Koala

you prepare for an important date?
Billie Holiday - I've Got A Date With A Dream

Soul Mekanik

you drive a car late at night?
Fernando - Endless Disco

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you sit in a plane?

I try to watch «Northern Exposure» because I ...

Jimmy Edgar

first record you remember
Nikki - Notice Me

Max Romeo

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

Matthew Herbert

take these three games along:

cards / football / go kart racing

King Britt

perfect anthem for Philadelphia
Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom

The Priscillas

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

Junior Boys

your ultimate heartbreak song
Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom

Soft Rocks

you ride a bicycle?
The Project Club

Pink Skull

first record you remember
Donna Summer - On The Radio

Dwele

a record you fell in love to
Mint Condition - Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)

Lo Fat Orchestra

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Mirror Mirror

you feel like 1982?
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Into The Light

Dan Michaelson

a record you fell in love to

I felt too confused to listen to music.

Holger Czukay

you relax on a beach?

Musik am Strand ist DER Grund um nicht ...

Leroy Burgess

first record you bought
Johnny Mathis - What Will My Mary Say

Ingrid Olava

favorite restaurant?

Kampen Bistro, on Bogota 21

N.A.S.A.

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Eric B. & Rakim - Paid In Full

Steve Mason

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
James Blunt

Renegade Soundwave

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

Wolf People

your ultimate heartbreak song
Heart - Sing Child Sing

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mihey & Jumangee - Suka Lubov

Jacques Renault

No. 12
Love - Que Vida

Sharon van Etten

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

Fingerpicked

No. 12
Doug Paisley - Us And Them (Mojo, 2011)

Bob Power

you relax on a beach?

The sound of the waves.

Jesse Lenat

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Hank Williams - I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

The Miserable Rich

you destroy a hotel room?
Rage Against The Machine

Martin Rev

you miss New York?
Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man

Birdy Nam Nam

you read a magazine?

No music when i'm reading.

Howe Gelb

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

Not missing a thing.

Paul Frick

you are stoned?
Hildegard Knef - Im 80. Stockwerk

The Loose Salute

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Gemma Ray

you drive a car late at night?
The Black Heart Procession - Your Church Is Red

Al McKay

you make love?
Thomas Newman - Meet Joe Black (OST)

Johnossi

best day of the week in the city?

O: Tuesday! Because you need monday to recover ...

Wall-E

you come home from the club?
Cornelius - Brazil

The Revenge

the song to be played at your funeral
Steely Dan - Do It Again

Mavis Staples

your party anthem
Aretha Franklin - Respect

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
Lambchop - Up With People

C. Gibbs

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Joy Division

Alexander Robotnick

you drive a car late at night?
Barry White - Let The Music Play

Lhasa

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bob Dylan - It's Not Dark Yet

!!!

first record you remember
Pink Floyd - Animals

Julia Franck

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

auch das noch? Die Süddeutsche, Lettre und ...

Robin Saville

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

James Pants

first record you remember
Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 - Crystal Illusions

The Ones

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

Oyvind Morken

perfect anthem for Oslo

If you ask Oslo, probably some Rihanna shit ...

Alan Oldham

No. 9
The Losers

Lloyd Cole

your sunday morning song

Silence.

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Rocco Granata - Marina, Marina, Marina

Marissa Nadler

you relax on a beach?

I rarely go to the beach. I have ...

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
R.E.M.

Wooden Birds

a record you fell in love to
Cat Power - You Are Free

Defari

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

We Are Wolves

learn these three songs by heart:
The Velvet Underground - All Tomorrows Parties

Bosque Brown

perfect anthem for Denton
Centro-Matic - Too Much Downtime

Whirlwind Heat

you run from the cops?
Beanie Siegel & Dirt McGirt - When You Hear That (Ratat...

Chris & Cosey

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

Nicky Siano

record you were looking for the longest
Dorothy Morrison - All God's Children Got Soul

DJ Hell

you relax on a beach?
Brazilian Girls - Lazy Lover

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Mediengruppe Telekommander - Loft oder Liebe

Seether


Top 10 favourite albums of all time

Mooner

No. 2
Clara Mondshine - Memorymetropilos

Daniel Wang

a record you fell in love to
Steven Hall - Boy With Some Grey In His Hair

Jay Jay Johanson

you are love sick?
Nick Drake - Pink Moon

Rainer Trüby

perfect anthem for Freiburg
Unlimited Touch - I Hear Music In The Streets

James Yorkston

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Lord, almost anything current and popular. Autotune.

Slove

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?

No way.

Trans Am

you make love?

No music. I need to concentrate.

Heidi Happy

you are love sick?
Feist - So Sorry

Lanoiraude

5 favorite remixes
Cortney Tidwell - Don’t Let Stars Keep Us Tangled Up (E...

Cazals

your boozed up anthem
The Stone Roses - I Am The Resurrection

Tahiti 80

first record you remember
Lipps Inc. - Funky Town

Mélissa Laveaux

record you were looking for the longest
Martha Jean-Claude - Canciones de Hayiti

Race Horses

first record you bought

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

Mark Archer

your party anthem
Outlander - Vamp

Simple Kid

you are in a depressive mood?
Karen Dalton - Something On Your Mind

Kevin Saunderson

favorite street corner?

Gratiot Avenue. That’s where it all came ...

Adonis

a record you fell in love to
Confunkshun - Straight From The Heart

Omar

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder

Riccio

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Snowboy - Casa Forte (Joe Claussell’s Spiritual Life La...

Beautiful Swimmers

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

Justine D

you destroy a hotel room?
Black Flag - Gimme Gimme Gimme

Marius Circus

you relax on a beach?
Marcos Valle - Estrelar

Shitdisco

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dave Berry - The Crying Game

Boozoo Bajou

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

The Bangles

you paint your apartment?
The Beatles - White Album

Simone White

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

Glen Johnson

best concert you ever attended
Dead Can Dance

Spinto Band

you need to get work done?

No Music. I am focusing on the task ...

Psychic Ills

you paint your apartment?
Vangelis - The Dragon

US3

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

Dynamite Deluxe

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Empire Of The Sun

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.

Dollboy

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
John Holt

Candi Staton

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

Mr Scruff

you walk in the rain?
Webby Jay - In The Rain

Kinski

a record you fell in love to
Elvis Costello - Imperial Bedroom

Telepopmusik

a song that reminds you of school
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

Audie Darling

favorite street?

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

Art Brut

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Prince Charming

Fan Death

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
T. Rex - The Slider

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite restaurant?

Amida Kolgrill. At Folkungagatan 76. So good...

Jill Jones

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Radiohead - House Of Cards

Daddy-O

your ultimate heartbreak song
Al Green - For The Good Times

Rod Thomas

perfect anthem for London
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World

Glimpse

you make love?
David Bowie - Labrynth Soundtrack

Zambri

you take a bubble bath?
Portishead - Sour Times

The Hidden Cameras

your party anthem
Rick James - Ghetto Life

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Fugazi - Waiting Room

The Chap

5 favorite magazines

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

Alela Diane

perfect anthem for Nevada?
Casual Fog - Bitchin' Majestic

Invisible Conga People

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Phew - Kodomo No You Ni

VV Brown

you sit in the subway?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Endless Flight

Pearly Gates

first record you remember
Sam Cooke - Wonderful World

The Morning Benders

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Love Minus Zero / No Limit

Devendra Banhart

you go to a club?
Joseph Spence

Sibrydion

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Kelli Ali

you destroy a hotel room?
Pixies - Velouria

Casual

you run from the cops?
Keak da Sneak - White T-Shirt, Blue Jeans And Nikes

Luke Haines

5 favorite cartoon characters

I don’t watch or read cartoons. I ...

Dani Siciliano

a record you fell in love to
Arto Lindsay - Mundo Civilizado

Charles Webster

you feel like 1982?
The Specials - Ghost Town

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lou Reed - Perfect Day

Justice

5 favorite records
Prince - Sign Of The Times

Nicole Willis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Make-Up - We Can't Be Contained

Chuck D

you are in a depressive mood?
Muddy Waters

El-P

you go to a club?

Whatever they force me to hear.

Trusme

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Richard Hawley

you wake up?

The songs my children sing to me.

Chris Coco

you ride a bicycle?
Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Mungolian Jetset

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Marty Manning - Twilight Zone (LP)

Million Stylez

where was your first flat?

It was in a suburb called Helenelund (Sollentuna ...

Parlour

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Dear Prudence

Jazzanova

you drive a car late at night?
Caetano Veloso - It's A Long Way

Baikonour

the song to be played at your funeral
Popol Vuh - Love Life Death

Brian Jackson

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Bronnt Industries Kapital

first record you remember
The Tornados - Telstar

Prefuse 73

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

Bettye Lavette

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

Saint Etienne

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Johnny Burnette Trio - The Train Kept A Rollin'

Jakob der Lügner

you ride a bicycle?
Plüsch - Irgendeinisch

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

Lopazz

you make love?

Ein DJ-Set von ND_Baumecker, denn das ist Liebe ...

Like A Stuntman

you rob a bank?
David Bowie - Let's Dance

Kissogram

first record you remember
Leonard Cohen

Yuck

you wake up?
Built To Spill - Life's A Dream

Tiga

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Numbers

Peter, Bjorn & John

you drive a car late at night?
Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme

Clare & The Reasons

you walk in the rain?
Buddy Holly - That’ll Be The Day

Senor Coconut

you relax on a beach?
Merzbow

A Touch Of Class

the song to be played at your funeral
Boney M. - Gotta Go Home

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Delgados - Under Canvas Under Wraps

Olafur Arnalds

your ultimate heartbreak song
Death Cab for Cutie - Stable Song

Interpol

you meet your parents?
Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

Kris Menace

your party anthem
Prodigy - Smack My Bitch Up

Seelenluft

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Anastacia - Paid My Dues

Osborne

perfect anthem for Detroit
Wood, Brass & Steel - Funkanova

Bill Brewster

you are on the tour bus?
Simple Minds - I Travel

Minotaur Shock

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

Skull Defekts

take these three games along:

I guess I'm alone so... a football ...

Ost & Kjex

you sit in the subway?
Monolake - Infinite Snow

Beverley Knight

you wash your hair?

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

Brennan Green

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Q104.3 FM. This station never changes in ...

Ora Cogan

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

Bottin

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Antonio Carlos Jobim - Corcovado

My Bee's Garden

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

Division Of Laura Lee

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
R.E.M. - Shiny Happy People

Luca C & Brigante

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

Higamos Hogamos

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Ol' Dirty Bastard - Shimmy Shimmy Ya

Anni Rossi

5 favorite restaurants

The Golden Spoon (frozen yogurt) / LA Burrito / Dink ...

Frank Black

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

good espresso – oh god, what is life without ...

David Rodigan

No. 4
Phyllis Dillon - Don’t Stay Away

Studio

you are love sick?
Dennis Wilson - Lady

Architecture In Helsinki

your sunday morning song
Roxy Music - Avalon

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite instruments

Boombox / tears / Keytar / Nintendo / whales

John Foxx

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Howlin' Wolf - Smokestacks Lightnin'

DJ Nature

best concert you ever attended
Manicured Noise

DJ Kent

you run naked through a cornfield?
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Nocturnes

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Chad VanGaalen - Rabid Bits Of Time

Editors

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Owen Paul - My Favourite Waste Of Time

Boom Bip

you come home from the club?
Can - Halleluhwah

Drugstore

a record you fell in love to
Nick Cave - The Ship Song

The Fray

favorite sports team?

The Denver Broncos.

Lotte Kestner

first record you bought
Madonna - Immaculate Collection

Kasper Bjorke

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Whitest Boy Alive - Done With You

Little Jackie

you walk in the rain?
Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain

Aaron Wright

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

Chikinki

best video clip you ever saw
Wax - Building A Bridge To Your Heart

Sondre Lerche

you prepare for an important date?
Alicia Keys - You Don't Know My Name

Eagles Of Death Metal

you are love sick?
The Stooges - Shake Appeal

Ewan Pearson

your party anthem
Womack & Womack - Teardrops

Pilooski

a song that reminds your friends of you
Ennio Morricone - Sonny And Jed

Monday Michiru

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Led Zeppelin

Gilles Peterson

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

Ratatat

the song to be played at your funeral
Ratatat - Cherry

Brasstronaut

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

Unconventional Science

a song that reminds your friends of you
Led Zeppelin - Ramble On

Tracey Thorn

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

Ronny & Renzo

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tricky - Abbaon Fat Tracks

Bill Callahan

first record you bought
Minor Threat - Out Of Step

Coyote

you pretend to be married?

Timm Sure: I’m married.

Hot Chip

you are love sick?
Hot Chip - Alley Cats

GusGus

you drive a car late at night?
Sonny Rollins

Love Inks

record you were looking for the longest
Love - Forever Changes

Quiet Village

you make love?
The Mystic Moods Orchestra

Fanfarlo

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

Rebelski

you sit in the subway?
Steve Reich - The Four Sections

CALLmeKAT

best day of the week in the city?

I like sunday evenings.

Jimi Jamison

your boozed up anthem
Garth Brooks - Friends In Low Places

Angel Deradoorian

best soundtrack ever
Alain Goraguer - La Planète Sauvage

Horace Andy

No. 7
Burning Spear - Marcus Garvey

Neon Heights

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

My Morning Jacket

you make love?
Outkast - Spread

Alexandra Hope

you sit in a plane?
Cass McCombs - Not The Way

Final Fantasy

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

Usually I get off on intensifying «my feelings ...

Bill Adler

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

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you prepare for an important date?

V: If it's a real important date ...

Stefan Goldmann

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Meine Nachbarn sind schon genervt genug.

Fiona Daniel

you feel like 2000?
2Pac - Changes

Explosions In The Sky

you cook?
Wild Nothing - Live In Dreams

Bloc Party

you cook?
Sleater Kinney - Get Up

Kinky

you destroy a hotel room?
Revolting Cocks - Gila Copter

The Soulsavers

the song to be played at your funeral
Lou Reed - Perfect Day

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite personal belongings

navy blue and white-striped T-shirt / jukebox / White Stripes ...

Everything Everything

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Going Underground

Matmos

you had enough of this world?
Smog - Hangman Blues

Glass Candy

take these three tools with you:

knife / matches / saw

Sam Amidon

you stay in bed?
Martin Hayes - Martin Hayes

Lexx

you take a bubble bath?
John Martyn - Solid Air

Tindersticks

your party anthem
Chic - Good Times

Apiento

perfect anthem for London
David Bowie - Heroes

Linda Lewis

first record you remember
Henry Hall & His Orchestra - The Teddy Bear's Picnic

Ray Mang

you fall asleep?
Martin Denny - Quiet Village

Gnod

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Something

Large Professor

5 favorite MCs

Rakim / Kool G Rap / Nas / Slick Rick / Intelligent ...

Hannah Cohen

first record you remember
Pink Floyd - The Wall

2raumwohnung

start to learn these three things:

Spanisch / Surfen / Tauchen

Thievery Corporation

you go to a club?
Karminski Expierence - Explorations

Tim Mälzer

get these three pets:

Hund / Kuh / Huhn

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite records
Nina Simone - Sings Ellington

ESG

you relax on a beach?
The Supremes - I Hear A Symphony

Peter Broderick

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

Morningwood

you prepare for an important date?
Question Mark & The Mysterians - 96 Tears

Moving Units

you make love?
Motley Crue - Shout At The Devil

Howlin' Rain

you stay in bed?
The Velvet Underground - Loaded

Barbara Carlotti

you take a bubble bath?
Patrick Watson - Big Bird In A Small Cage

Sóley

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sinead O’Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Heavy

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

A Guy Called Gerald

your boozed up anthem
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Cajun Dance Party

your ultimate heartbreak song
Spiritualized - Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In...

Gravenhurst

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Pan Sonic - Kesto

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite fruits

lemons / apples / mangos / bananas / pineapple

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

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

Van She

5 favorite remixes
Cassius - Rock Number One (K.I.M. Remix)

Whitehouse

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You

Bjorn Torske

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Residents - Satisfaction

Social Disco Club

No. 10
The Love Supreme - Sugar (Social Disco Club Remix)

Terry Lynn

favorite street corner?

Big Road – central point of Waterhouse, bus terminal.

Woodpigeon

5 favorite human inventions

Plumbing / Bicycles / Guitars / Analogue Recorders / International Travel

Black Angels

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pink Floyd - Bike

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things that make you sexy

I dunno... aftershave, beers?

Mark E.

you relax on a beach?

José Padilla mixtapes.

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite clubs

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

DJ Mehdi

you relax on a beach?
The 5th Dimension - Let The Sunshine In

Stratus

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Erroll Garner - Moonglow

Ralphi Rosario

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

Jonathan Wilson

you feel like 1972?
Radiohead

David Holmes

you wake up?
The Verve

Yellowman

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

Lucky Soul

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Rutles - Ouch

DJ Nu-Mark

first record you bought
U.T.F.O. - Roxanne Roxanne

Luke Solomon

5 favorite instruments

Flugel Horn / the Violin / the Cello / the Piano ...

Al Kent

perfect song to end a party with
Four Below Zero - My Baby's Got E.S.P.

Kathy Zimmer

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

Dollskabeat

5 favorite records
Supersempfft - I See Stars

A Mountain Of One

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Her Eyes Are A Blu...

Air

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Hey Bulldog

Camille

you relax on a beach?
Bob Marley

Sandro Perri

you make love?

No music is better than the sound. 

Marcus Bonfanti

the song to be played at your funeral
Tom Waits - San Diego Serenade

Chris Carrier

you sit in a plane?

It depends on the company.

Loane

your ultimate heartbreak song
Véronique Sanson - L'irréparable

Suzanne Vega

your ultimate heartbreak song
Hall & Oates - Good Night & Good Morning

Emmy The Great

perfect anthem for Hong Kong
Weezer - Across The Sea

The Juan MacLean

No. 2
Model 500 - No UFO’s /Industrial Lies

Kathryn Williams

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Lou Reed - Berlin

Munk

you drive a car late at night?

Al Jaazyra.

Zwicker

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Tom Waits - King Kong

We Are Scientists

5 favorite months

September / October / November / April / May

Midlake

your party anthem
The Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine

Comanechi

you take a bubble bath?
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers - I'm Not A Juvenile Deli...

Justus Köhncke

first record you bought
Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart

Trentemoller

you prepare for an important date?
The Cure - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite TV shows

Modern Marvels / The Climate Code / The Last Days ...

When Saints Go Machine

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Roxy Music - Avalon

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds you of school
New Order - True Faith

First Aid Kit

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Bright Eyes - No One Would Riot For Less

The Jackets

a record you fell in love to
The Gun Club - The Las Vegas Story

John Klemmer

you play a game of chess?

I don’t play Chess or any board ...

James Holden

your boozed up anthem
Queen - We Are The Champions

Kissey Asplund

you sit in the subway?
Dabrye - Viewer Discretion (feat Invincible & Finale)

Fol Chen

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Moondog - Why Spend The Dark Night With You

Little Dragon

5 favorite records
Ralph Lundsten - Johannes & Huldran

Peanut Butter Wolf

your boozed up anthem
Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes

Todd Terje

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

Woolfy

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

DJ Touché

No. 8

«Dead And Buried» (Gary A Sherman, 1981). One ...

Afrika Bambaataa

you prepare for an important date?
The Last Poets

Nils Frahm

you sit in the subway?

Ich vermeide es wenn immer möglich U-Bahn ...

The Good Natured

start to learn these three things:

How to knit (well) / how to complete a ...

Malachai

you make love?
Sepultura

Polly Scattergood

learn these three songs by heart:
Fiona Apple - Extraordinary Machine

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite human inventions

Lever / Wheel / Block & Tackle / Inclined Plane & Wedge / Screw

Mouse On Mars

get these three pets:

Papagei (Klassiker) / Äffchen / Walfisch

Au Revoir Simone

you go to a club?
Phil Collins - Don't Lose My Number

Broken Social Scene

take these three tools with you:

a guitar / a knife / a bottle opener

José James

you wake up?
Chopin - Nocturne #1 In B Flat Minor

Ricardo Villalobos

your ultimate heartbreak song
Depeche Mode - Somebody

Pepe Bradock

you ride a bicycle?
Public Enemy - Fight The Power

Wooden Shjips

you go fishing?
Parliament - Little Old Country Boy

Ada

5 favorite records
DJ Koze - Kosi Comes Around

Headless Heroes

you eat a cucumber?
Kermit The Frog - It's Not That Easy Being Green

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite cities

Unzählbar.

Erik Truffaz

No. 1
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

Wordsworth

your party anthem
Audio Two -Top Billin'

Ian Pooley

you wake up?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Morgan Geist

you are love sick?

Silence.

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song that reminds you of school
Daft Punk - Homework

Belle & Sebastian

you run naked through a cornfield?
Pink Floyd - See Emily Play

Wally Badarou

a song that reminds your friends of you

How could I know ? Ask them.

Sebastien Tellier

your ultimate heartbreak song
Serge Gainsbourg - Manon

The Earlies

take these three CDs/records with you:
Gram Parsons - GP/ Grevious Angel

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you sit in a plane?

No music, cause the engines are too loud ...

These New Puritans

you drive a car late at night?
David Bowie - We Prick You

Hatcham Social

record you were looking for the longest
Echo & The Bunnymen - Crocodiles

Bomb The Bass

your party anthem
Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam

Swahili Blonde

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Television - See No Evil

Erol Alkan

you prepare for an important date?
The Faces - You Can Make Me Dance Sing Or Any Old Thing...

Circlesquare

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

Moonboots

No. 8
Various Artists - Balearic Beats Volume One

Dego

you cook?
Krishna Shah - Shalimar OST

Emma Tricca

a song that reminds you of school

No songs in particular, actually.

Thieves Like Us

you sit in the subway?

I don’t have an iPod.

Colder

No. 9
Jandek - European Jewel

Max Tundra

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Coldplay - Yellow

Jesh

No. 10
The Muffs - Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow

Ian Hart

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Positively 4th Street

Joan As Police Woman

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Animal Collective - My Girls

Kid Loco

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

Dominique Leone

first record you remember
«Jimmy Crack Corn»

Richard Norris

you are love sick?
Morecambe & Wise - Bring Me Sunshine

Peter Kruder

first record you remember
Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

Jacob Golden

your party anthem
Whodini - Freaks Come Out At Night

Max Essa

you feel like 1982?
Simple Minds - Theme For Great Cities

Cosmo Vitelli

your party anthem
Bohannon

Scout Niblett

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pixies - Hey

Ilya Santana

you prepare a candle light dinner?
George Benson - Give Me The Night

Modeselektor

5 favorite clothes

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

No Age

you eat a pizza?
JFA - I Don't Like You

Tom Vek

you watch girls go by?
Justin Timberlake - Like I Love You

The Golden Filter

you wake up?
Slowdive - When The Sun Hits

Marc Romboy

you drive a car late at night?
Chopin

Michael Reinboth

you take part in a peace rally?
Zapp - Ja Ready To Rock

Padded Cell

you destroy a hotel room?
Kreeps - All I Wanna Do Is Break Some Hearts

In Flagranti

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t have a car anymore.

Gary Lucas

first record you remember
Thurston Harris - Little Bitty Pretty One

Living Things

No. 6
Fleetwood Mac - Rumors

Black Devil Disco Club

you make love?

No music, the sounds emitted by my partner ...

Ashley Beedle

you make love?

Some things must remain private.

Tony Carrasco

record you were looking for the longest

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

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
Beck - Odelay

Brothers Of End

you take a bubble bath?
Miles Davis - In A Silent Way

Ilija Rudman

your sunday morning song
Gino Soccio - So Lonely

Heidi

you feel like 1992?
The Verve - A Storm In Heaven

Grizzly Bear

you ride a bicycle?
Panda Bear - Carrots

Ben Watt

record you were looking for the longest
Dusty Springfield - Dusty In Memphis

The Project Club

you surf the internet?
Jean-Michel Jarre - Oxygene Part IV

Orishas

you are stoned?
Cypress Hill & Damian Marley - Ganja Bus

Dillon

you run naked through a cornfield?

Da schrei ich nur. Oder singe. Oder summe.

Tha 4orce

you sit in the subway?
Bombay/Horn - Subway Baby

Holy Ghost!

you sit in the subway?

N: To be honest, I listen to Holy ...

Vetiver

your boozed up anthem
Jerry Jeff Walker - It's A Good Night For Singing

Lydia Lunch

you paint your apartment?
Facemob

Cosmin TRG

you meet your parents?
Jon & Vangelis - I'll Find My Way Home

George Duke

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Chaka Khan - Through The Fire

Mugwump

you sit in the subway?
The Black Dog

Irvine Welsh

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Starman

The Shortwave Set

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Shortwave Set - Is It Any Wonder

Still Going

first record you remember
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Electric 6

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

Ruede Hagelstein

you go to a club?
Caribou - Leave House

White Hinterland

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Morpheus

you sit in a plane?
Pere Ubu - 30 Seconds Over Tokyo

Our Broken Garden

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Goldfrapp - Clowns

Captain Sensible

you fall asleep?
Terry Riley - A Rainbow In Curved Air

KT Tunstall

you need to get work done?
Mark Mothersbaugh - Ping Island

Caron Wheeler

perfect anthem for London

I’m writing it now.

Tridact

you run from the cops?
Funkadelic - I Got A Thing, You Got A Thing, Everybody'...

Pacifika

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Toby plays the drums.

Tiago

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Leon Ware

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

Bush Tetras

you paint your apartment?
David Bowie

Alva Noto

you come home from the club?
Gas - Gas

Andreya Triana

your sunday morning song
Bob Marley - Is This Love

Architeq

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

The Late Greats

you go to a club?
Pavement

Howling Bells

you feel like 1982?
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

Caribou

perfect anthem for Toronto
The Russian Futurists - Your Big Brown Eyes And My Brok...

Rocko Schamoni

favorite place to shag?

Mein bestes Erlebnis: im Rinnstein, unter einem Auto ...

Rich Medina

you dig for old records?
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The Show

Minus 8

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

Symphony For One Computer-Keyboard, B-flat played and conducted ...

Zohra

you are love sick?
Natasha Bedingfield - Soulmate

Blow Monkeys

first record you remember
Sandie Shaw - Puppet On A String

Radio 4

a record you fell in love to
Skunk - Hots On 4 Suzy

Tim Sweeney

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

Ame

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Paul Hindemith

Gossip

you make breakfast?
Nas - Life's A Bitch

Karl Culley

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Randy Newman - I Think It's Going To Rain Today

Oneida

you feel like 1982?

I don’t feel like years.

Dennis Kane

your sunday morning song

I am usually crawling into bed Sunday AM ...

DJ Cherrystones

you are in a depressive mood?
Jackson C Frank

Shawn Lee

first record you remember

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

Annie

you cook?
Madonna - Into The Groove

Magic Mike

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

Kaos

your boozed up anthem
Grauzone - Eisbär

Bing Ji Ling

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Steve Parks - Movin' In The Right Direction

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Prince - Sign Of The Times

Chrome Hoof

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Chrome Hoof

Newton Faulkner

No. 5
They Might Be Giants - No!

Dennis Bovell

you wash your hair?
Jimi Hendrix - Fire

Anja Schneider

first record you remember
Sergei Prokofjev - Peter und der Wolf

Mark Richardson

you rob a bank?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Terence Bernardo

your sunday morning song
Philip Glass - Solo Piano

Micah P. Hinson

your party anthem
Bee Gees - Tragedy

Hacienda

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

Doe Paoro

best concert you ever attended

All night tabla/sitar concert at Saint John ...

Lovefingers

you need to get work done?
William Ackerman

David Morales

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Curtis Mayfield - Pusherman

Lucky Luke

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Primal Scream - Come Together

Penguin Prison

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Shine 2009

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

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite records
The Streets - A Grand Don’t Come For Free

Odawas

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jack Nitzsche - I'm The Loneliest Fool

Yacht

No. 9
Faith No More - King For Day, Fool For A Lifetime

Good Shoes

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

Windsurf

first record you remember
Burl Ives - The Little White Duck

Chromatics

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

Marit Bergman

perfect anthem for Gotheburg
Håkan Hellström - Känn ingen sorg för mig Göteborg

Stephan Remmler

your boozed up anthem
Die Flippers - Es gibt Millionen von Sternen

Xiu Xiu

take these three CDs/records with you:

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

Bobbito Garcia

you make love?
D'Angelo - Untitled (How Does It Feel)
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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

a song that reminds you of school
War - Low Rider

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Doe Paoro

first record you remember
«Free To Be... You And Me»

+more

Valery Gore

you walk in the rain?
Sharon Van Etten - Give Out

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Sarah Jaffe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Harry Nilsson - Without You

+more