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James Murphy

is the mastermind of LCD Soundsystem. The notorious New Yorker is also head of DFA Records and one of the leading characters of the Big Apple’s underground dance scene. 

Which song do you listen to when...
you relax on a beach?
The B-52's - Dirty Back Road
you ride a bicycle?
T. Rex - Jeepster
you go to a club?

Some shit that some horrible DJ is foisting onto a crowd of deluded shit bag hipsters.

you cook?
Terry Reid - Sweater
you prepare for an important date?
Buzzcocks - Why Can't I Touch It?
you are in a depressive mood?
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat
you destroy a hotel room?
Big Black - Songs About Fucking
you drive a car late at night?
NEU! - NEU! 75
you fall asleep?
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Vol II
you make love?
Yes - Starship Trooper
you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
LCD Soundsystem - Never As Tired As When I'm Waking Up
you play a game of chess?
Shriekback

I am absolutely terrible at chess. I prefer Backgammon, during which I would want to hear the first Shriekback record.

you sit in the subway?
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat
you wake up?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning
you wash your hair?
Chrome - Firebomb

Cypress Hill

first record you bought
Parliament - Motor Booty Affair

Anja Schneider

a record you fell in love to
David Bowie - China Girl

Wally Badarou

the song to be played at your funeral

I'll let it up to my survivors ...

Luca C & Brigante

first record you remember
Harry Belafonte - Matilda

Sóley

the perfect anthem for Hafnarfjörður
Vinur Hafnarfjarðar

Vetiver

best video clip you ever saw
Arthur Brown - Fire

Travis

you destroy a hotel room?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Karl Bartos

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Young Knives

a record you fell in love to
Paul Weller - Wild Wood

Osborne

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tammy Wynette - Stand By Your Man

Charles Webster

a song that reminds you of school
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Alter Ego

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Cat Power - Where Is My Love?

Coyote

best concert you ever attended
The Mighty Diamonds

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Carl Craig - From the Vault of Planet E

Little Dragon

5 favorite human inventions

Synthesizer / Fork / Popcorn / Cake / Swiss army knife

Ingrid Olava

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

The same best job as anywhere else in ...

The Good Natured

take these three CDs/records with you:
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever To Tell

Headless Heroes

you meet your parents?
The Magnetic Fields - I Don't Believe In The Sun

Max Tundra

your boozed up anthem
The Old Signs - Seaside Postcard

Minotaur Shock

you wake up?
Terry Callier - Ordinary Joe

Holy Ghost!

you walk through a dark forest?
Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom - Rise (DFA Remix)

Barn Owl

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

Mystery Jets

you drive a car late at night?
Lou Reed - Satellite Of Love

Woolfy

a record you fell in love to
Dennis Edwards - Don't Look Any Further

Boozoo Bajou

No. 1
Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks

Final Fantasy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Barcelona Pavilion - New Materiology

M.A.N.D.Y.

you ride a bicycle?
The Libertines

Broken Social Scene

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

repertory cinemas / pretty girls / the beat

Pastor

a song everyone should hear
Autre Ne Veut - Drama Cum Drama

Stephan Remmler

best soundtrack ever
Ennio Morricone

Alva Noto

you sit in the subway?
Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto - Berlin

Nick Chacona

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Drifters - This Magic Moment

Morningwood

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running

Frank Black

take these three tools with you:

iron skillet. Anything you could ever want to ...

Alela Diane

first record you remember
Patsy Cline - Walking After Midnight

Saint Etienne

your boozed up anthem
The Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

Dani Siciliano

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Al Green - Simply Beautiful

Jesper Dahlbäck

which song fits the city the best?
Monica Zetterlund - Sakta vi gå genom stan

Paul Frick

you wake up?
Flying Lotus - Do The Astral Plane

Magic Mike

a song that reminds you of school
Cybotron - Clear

Micah P. Hinson

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - To Ramona

Telepopmusik

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Pilooski

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Cloud One - Don't Let My Rainbow Pass Me By

Headman

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
TV On The Radio - Dreams

James Holden

your ultimate heartbreak song
Portishead

Large Professor


Top 10 all time favourite hiphop tracks

Howe Gelb

start to learn these three things:

How to build a violin and bow from ...

Memory Band

you want to disturb your neighbours?
M.O.P. - Ante Up

Justus Köhncke

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

Pacifika

5 favorite human inventions

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

Captain Sensible

you take a bubble bath?
Herman's Hermits - I'm Into Something Good

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you make breakfast?

Das Geräusch des Wassererhitzers, die Orangenpresse, der ...

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Lennon - Imagine

Matmos

you are love sick?
Cat Power - Metal Heart

!!!

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Alan Parsons Project - Mammagamma

New Young Pony Club

you play a game of chess?

Must have total concentration in order to thwart ...

Angel Deradoorian

a song that reminds your friends of you
Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street

Dan Michaelson

best concert you ever attended
Beck

Dinky

5 favorite records
Chica And The Folder - Under The Balcony

Wooden Shjips

you go to a club?
GZA - Liquid Swords

Motor City Drum Ensemble

first record you remember
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Bees

you sit in the subway?
Quasimoto - Bad Character

Ilya Santana

your ultimate heartbreak song
Joel Fajerman - Magic Of The Orchid

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things that make you sexy

I dunno... aftershave, beers?

Caribou

the song to be played at your funeral
Crazy Frog - Axel F

Tom Vek

you paint your apartment?
Grand National - Playing In The Distance

Trevor Jackson

you cook?
Metro Area - Miura

The Bangles

you make love?
Stevie Wonder

Adonis

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kool & The Gang - Summer Madness

VV Brown

you wake up?
Vampire Weekend - A-Punk

Ame

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Paul Hindemith

Senor Coconut

you cook?
Enrico Caruso

Justice

5 favorite bands you know personally

Scenario Rock / TTC (Superfamilleconne) / G-Unit/ Teamtendo / Soulwax

Dennis Bovell

you sit in the subway?
Simon & Garfunkel - Homeward Bound

Alexandra Hope

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Galaxie 500 - 4th Of July

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite animals

dog / hippo / grizzly bear / crow / turtle – the really ...

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Brian Eno - Discreet Music

The Diaphanoids

you run naked through a cornfield?
Sigur Rós

Melanie C

5 favorite moments in time

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

Kinski

first record you remember
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Chikinki

first record you remember
Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop

US3

a record you fell in love to
Pat Metheny Group - So May It Secretly Begin

Erobique

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air

Jill Jones

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jeff Buckley - Lover, You Should've Come Over

Dwele

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pharcyde - Passin' Me By

Lindstrom

you sit in a plane?
The Nazz - Hello, It's Me

Horse Meat Disco

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Guardian / Butt magazine / iD... Politics, porn and ...

These New Puritans

you sit in the subway?
Eric Serra - The Fifth Element

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you walk in the rain?
My Bloody Valentine - Nothing Much To Lose

Terry Lynn

favorite street corner?

Big Road – central point of Waterhouse, bus terminal.

Tiga

a record you fell in love to
Oasis - Wonderwall

Rocko Schamoni

where was your first flat?

Kampstrasse 6. Hab ich seit 1986. Hab ich ...

Mark Richardson

you sit in a plane?
Elbow - Weather To Fly

Our Broken Garden

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t.

Kaos

you come home from the club?
Ash Ra Temple

The Rayographs

record you were looking for the longest
Goblin - Suspiria

DJ Kent

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

Yuck

you come home from the club?
Neu! - Hallogallo

Lotte Kestner

a record you fell in love to
Kings Of Convenience - Riot On An Empty Street

Kris Menace

best video clip you ever saw
Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

Pepe Bradock

you drive a car late at night?
Mahalia Jackson - I'm On My Way To Canaan

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Pavement - Slanted And Enchanted

Mr Scruff

you sit in a plane?
Silver Convention - Fly Robin Fly

David Morales

you sit by a camp fire?
Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle

Cazals

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

Raul Midon

5 favorite books

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

Seelenluft

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

Gossip

you meet your parents?
Ludwig van Beethoven - 5th Symphony

Whomadewho

5 favorite cartoon characters

TH: Corto Maltese / All characters in Moebius' sci-fi ...

The Earlies

first record you remember
Jeff Wayne and Friends - War Of The Worlds

Fanfarlo

a song to seduce you
Spacemen 3 - I Love You (Remix)

DJ Mehdi

you go to a club?
Justice - Let There Be Light (DJ Funk Remix)

In Flagranti

you make love?

Actually I never put on music when making ...

Leroy Burgess

first record you remember
Percy Faith

Peter Kruder

your sunday morning song
Quiet Village - Pacific Rhythm

Fiona Daniel

you sit by a camp fire?
Johnny Cash

Mouse On Mars

start to learn these three things:

Geduld / Surfen / Sandkuchen backen

Ada

take these three CDs/records with you:
Kings Of Convenience - Riot On An Empty Street

Baikonour

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

Jesh

No. 10
The Muffs - Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow

The Battle Of Land And Sea

your ultimate heartbreak song
Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty - Stop Draggin' My Heart Aroun...

Zambri

you pretend to be married?
Broadcast - Corporeal

The Soulsavers

first record you remember
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Lloyd Cole

a record you fell in love to
Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

Wolf People

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - White Man In Hammersmith Palais

Jimmy Edgar

a record you fell in love to
Kraftwerk - Man Machine

James Murphy

you ride a bicycle?
T. Rex - Jeepster

When Saints Go Machine

you make love?
Nico - Chelsea Girl

Gemma Ray

5 favorite records
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - The Boatman’s Call

Black Angels

you take a bubble bath?
Louvin Brothers - Are You Afraid To Die?

Kurt Maloo

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sade - Every Word

Wordsworth

a song that reminds you of school
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock - It Takes Two

Joakim

you sit in a plane?
Thomas Leer - Private Plane

Port O'Brien

you make love?
Cat Power - I Don't Blame You

Cortney Tidwell

No. 6
The Cure - The Head On The Door

Ost & Kjex

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

Pink Skull

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Replacements - Unsatisfied

Tahiti 80

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Hey Jude

Lovefingers

you need to get work done?
William Ackerman

Loane

your boozed up anthem
Bee Gees - Living Together

Doe Paoro

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

Dominique Leone

learn these three songs by heart:
Jeanne Moreau - Le Tourbillon de la Vie

Ricardo Villalobos

a song that reminds you of school
Spider Murphy Gang - Skandal Im Sperrbezirk

Howling Bells

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - Sweet Adeline

Olafur Arnalds

best song by Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence

Glimpse

5 favorite places in the world

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

Thievery Corporation

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

Ian Hart

a song that reminds you of school
The Clash - White Riot

Grizzly Bear

you drive a car late at night?
Liz Phair - Flower

DJ Cherrystones

you drive a car late at night?
German Oak - German Oak (LP)

Seether

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

Eagles Of Death Metal

you go to a club?
Josh Wink - Higher State Of Consciousness

Theo Parrish

you make love?

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

Al Kent

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

Brasstronaut

you come home from the club?
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Moonlight In Vermon...

Nicky Siano

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Jackson 5 - Forever Came Today

Little Jackie

first record you remember
George Michael - Faith

George Duke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

The only music that makes me depressed is ...

Alex Smoke

you jog?

Pah! No chance. Even if I did jog ...

Tindersticks

your liberation anthem
Public Image Limited

Al McKay

you relax on a beach?
Kenny Loggins - Return To Pooh Corner (LP)

Beverley Knight

you drive a car late at night?
Beyoncé - Crazy In Love

Kool Keith

you prepare for an important date?
Kool Keith - Prepare (When I Come With No Underwear)

Rebelski

you run from the cops?
The theme from Magnum

Kathryn Williams

a record you fell in love to
Nick Drake

Future Beat Alliance

your party anthem
Altered Images - Happy Birthday

Lisbee Stainton

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

Cosmin TRG

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

Belle & Sebastian

your sunday morning song
Sam Cooke - The Last Mile Of The Way

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite records
Can - Tago Mago

Race Horses

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Euros Childs - Circus Time

Psychic Ills

you prepare for an important date?
Depeche Mode - Lie To Me

Brothers Of End

you are in the sauna?
22-Pistepirkko - Birdy

Lexx

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Blur - Out Of Time

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite movies

Long Goodbyes (Robert Altman) / Oedipus Rex (Pier Paolo ...

Anne Clark

you run naked through a cornfield?
Tim Buckley

Rainer Trüby

you camp in the desert?
Pharoah Sanders - Upper Egypt & Lower Egypt

Ruede Hagelstein

you make love?
Theophilus London - Hey Wonderful

Still Going

best soundtrack ever
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Miss Platnum

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Die nerven mich immer mit ihrem Reggae-Sound. Daher ...

Michael Mayer

the song to be played at your funeral

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

Lail Arad

you walk in the rain?
tUnE-yArDs – Sunlight

The Morning Benders

your sunday morning song
Nico - The Fairest Of The Seasons

Bomb The Bass

first record you remember
The Wombles Theme song

C. Gibbs

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

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite records
Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2

Shine 2009

you make love?
Odyssey - Who

Natalie Tusia Beridze

which person from the city you like the most?

I couldn't name less then at least ...

Wolfmother

you had enough of this world?
Pink Floyd - Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

Efterklang

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Nokia tune by Nokia band.

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you sit in a plane?

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

Wooden Birds

your guilty pleasure song
Flo Rida - Low

Studio

you stay in bed?
Björn Olsson - Lät I H Moll

Spinto Band

you go to a club?
Ween

Toby Tobias

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

Erik Truffaz

you drive a car late at night?
Amy Winehouse

Brennan Green

you sit in a plane?

If I’m on a plane, I’m ...

Soul Mekanik

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Suede - Determination

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico

Sondre Lerche

you camp in the desert?
Van Dyke Parks - Bing Crosby

Marissa Nadler

you are in a depressive mood?
Joni Mitchell - The Last Time I Saw Richard

Chuck D

you are on a football field?
Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now

Pearly Gates

your party anthem
James Brown - Get Up (I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine)

Beppe Loda

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Pink Floyd

Irvine Welsh

your ultimate heartbreak song
ABBA - S.O.S.

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite sayings

«on the other hand» / «in principal» / «really?» / «o ...

Mechanical Bride

you prepare a candle light dinner?
John Barry - Fancy Dance

Gary Lucas

perfect anthem for New York
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

Quiet Village

you drive a car late at night?
John Carpenter - Escape From New York

David Rodigan

No. 8
The Clarendonians - Rudie Bam Bam

Brian Jackson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Rick James & Teena Marie - Fire & Desire

Cosmo Vitelli

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Laurie Anderson - O Superman

Sandro Perri

you wake up?
Giancarlo Vulcano - Portrait Of Arthur Rimbaud

Tim Sweeney

you sit in a plane?

Long DJ mixes. Sitting in a plane is ...

The Invisible

5 favorite movies

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

Zwicker

you sit in the subway?
Kraftwerk - Trans Europe Express

A Mountain Of One

a record you fell in love to
Nick Drake - Riverman

Scout Niblett

first record you remember
Rod Stewart

Van She

5 favorite remixes
Tiga - Move My Body (Only 4 Erol Mix)

Air

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

Franz Nicolay

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

Ben Watt

you make love?

None.

El-P

you watch girls go by?
Nine Inch Nails - Closer To God

Oneida

you wake up?

None. I don't listen to music in ...

Sarah Jaffe

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

Chris Carrier

5 favorite human inventions

turntable / bike / plane / skateboard / piano

Treefight For Sunlight

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Air - La Femme d'Argent

Dollboy

your party anthem
The Rah Band - The Crunch

Zohra

you run naked through a cornfield?
Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl

Luke Haines

5 favorite instruments

Inquisition Rack / Guillotine / Scalpel / Garrott / Penny whistle

Robin Saville

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

The Miserable Rich

you play ping-pong?
Luke Vibert

Morpheus

you take a bubble bath?
Neil Sedaka - I Go Ape!!!

Lopazz

you are in the sauna?

In der Sauna ? Ich schwitze nur auf meinem ...

Bosque Brown

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

Mugison

5 favorite months

I really like all of them, but 5 ...

Glen Johnson

best soundtrack ever
Alberto Iglesias - Talk To Her

The Chap

5 favorite personal victories

Recovering from diarrhea and dehydration to rock the ...

The Revenge

perfect anthem for Glasgow
The Blue Nile - Tinsel Town In The Rain

Soft Rocks

you come home from the club?
Lowrider - Flight To Paradise

Ilija Rudman

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

Gnod

the song to be played at your funeral
Harry Belafonte - Banana Boat Song

Jay Jay Johanson

you drive a car late at night?
Chet Baker

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Pearl Jam - Ten

Molly Wagger

you make breakfast?
Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls

Richard Hawley

5 favorite records
Howard Seratt - Troublesome Waters

Living Things

you drive a car late at night?
The Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street (LP)

Tal Weiss

your ultimate heartbreak song
Henry Purcell - Dido's Lament

Dollskabeat

you make love?
Sylvia

Fingerpicked

No. 10
Johnny Harris - Footprints On The Moon (Warner, 1969)

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

best concert you ever attended
Kiss

Modeselektor

5 favorite magazines

In Touch / In Style / Gala / TV Spielfilm / Bauwelt

Mavis Staples

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

Glass Candy

your boozed up anthem
Mike Jones, Slim Thug & Pall Wall - Still Tippin'

Morton Valence

you are on the tour bus?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - People Ain't No Good

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
New Order

Vashti Bunyan

take these three CDs/records with you:
Bob Dylan - Freewheelin’

Hot Chip

you are love sick?
Bob Dylan - Love Sick

Kissogram

you sit by a camp fire?
Odetta - Timber

Hatcham Social

your ultimate heartbreak song
Buddy Holly - Love Is Strange

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you run from the cops?

Flo: Ich hab die Hosen so voll, dass ...

Metronomy

record you were looking for the longest
Bootsy Collins & The Rubber Band - I’d Rather Be With Y...

Duke Special

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

Trans Am

you go to a club?
Bruce Springsteen

Jesse Lenat

you take a bubble bath?
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Cage The Elephant

you are love sick?
My Morning Jacket - Hopefully

Omar

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

Papst & Abstinenzler

you drive into the country?
Udo Lindenberg - Cowboy Rocker

Yacht

No. 3
Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True

Kalabrese

a song that reminds you of school
Righeira - Vamos A La Playa

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite human inventions

raps / ninja gaiden / Miami / babes / Daft Punk

Funkmasters

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

J: The ones the hiphoppers are using and ...

Hannah Cohen

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Portishead

Constance Amiot

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

Moonboots

No. 6
Elkin & Nelson - Elkin & Nelson

Ashley Beedle

you sit in a plane?

Books and mags only on planes.

Mirror Mirror

you wake up?
Dead Can Dance - Carnival Of Light

Kid Koala

you sit in a plane?
Kevin Renick - Up In The Air

CALLmeKAT

what should one eat when in the city?

It’s a cliché but: Smørrebrød ...

We Are Scientists

5 favorite months

September / October / November / April / May

Wall-E

you need to get work done?
MFSB - Let's Clean Up The Ghetto

Camille

you wake up?

I listen to my own music. The things ...

Swahili Blonde

you sit in the subway?
Bush Tetras - Can't Be Funky

Barbara Carlotti

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

Gwyneth Herbert

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

Alexander Robotnick

you make love?
The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds

Simone White

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Cure - Pornography

Jacob Golden

your ultimate heartbreak song
Red House Painters - Katy Song

The Project Club

you play ping-pong?
Kraftwerk - Popcorn

Soul Clap

best soundtrack ever
«The Bodyguard»

Phil Mison

first record you remember
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Division Of Laura Lee

you wake up?
The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On

Kool & The Gang

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye

Chrome Hoof

first record you remember
Arthur Brown - Fire

Michael Reinboth

you run naked through a cornfield?
Paul Hardcastle - 19

Cosmo

5 favorite personal tragedies

I’m pretty lucky as I haven’t ...

Jakob der Lügner

you work in the garden?

«S’hett grägnet i de Bergä... mer ...

Ed Harcourt

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

Meret Becker

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

Leo Zero

perfect anthem for London
Bang The Party - Release Your Body

Anna Kashfi

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

Jonathan Wilson

best Joni Mitchell song
Joni Mitchell - California

Prince Language

you camp in the desert?
Blind Faith - Can't Find My Way Home

Woodpigeon

you take a bubble bath?
Charles Trénet - La Mer

Gilles Peterson

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

Yoav

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Mugwump

you wake up?
Prince - The Future

Plum

take these three CDs/records with you:
Justice - Justice

Orishas

you wash your hair?

I listen to the sound of the water ...

Bush Tetras

you are in a depressive mood?
Tindersticks

Afrika Bambaataa

you wake up?

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

Whitehouse

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

Bill Callahan

first record you bought
Minor Threat - Out Of Step

My Bee's Garden

your party anthem

Tame Impala's future album. And Kindness's ...

My Morning Jacket

you sit in the subway?
Dangermouse - Public Service Announcement

Lucky Luke

your liberation anthem
Madonna - Into The Groove

David Pajo

take these three CDs/records with you:

All the jazz soundtracks I own

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Bright Eyes - I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning

Pyrolator

you sit in the subway?
Andy Scott - Massacre

Chelonis R. Jones

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
The Cure - Faith

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite human inventions

the internet / television /chocolate / the TLR/SLR camera ...

Aaron Wright

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Smiths - I Know It's Over

Hannah Scott

your liberation anthem

I'm not really one for political songs.

Neon Heights

you take a bubble bath?
Unlimited Touch - I Hear Music In The Streets

Johnossi

favorite restaurant?

J: I really would recommend «Teatergrillen». It’s ...

Heavy

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Prince - Tick, Tick, Bang

Marit Bergman

favorite band hailing from the city?
Mapei

Jacques Renault

No. 8
Brian Eno - St Elmo’s Fire

Beautiful Swimmers

you sit in a plane?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

Defend Moscow

best Pet Shop Boys song
Pet Shop Boys - It's A Sin

Charlotte Hatherley

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Blur - Parklife

DJ Nu-Mark

your party anthem
Mark The 45 King - The 900 Number

Fol Chen

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

Horace Andy

No. 2
Bob Marley - Hypocrites

Hugh Herrera

a song that reminds you of school
The The - Good Morning Beautiful

Bettye Lavette

your party anthem
T Baby - Whit It Baby

Coldplay

the song to be played at your funeral
Jimmy Cliff - Many Rivers To Cross

Slove

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Angelo Badalamenti - Blue Velvet / Blue Star

Syd Matters

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Nick Drake - Time Has Told Me

Emmy The Great

first record you remember
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Trusme

perfect anthem for London

These days anything Dub Step.

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your liberation anthem
Folke Rabe - What??

Tanya Stephens

you need to get work done?
Smokey Robinson

Jackpot

you camp in the desert?
Secret Circuits - Navajo Mamma

Fan Death

perfect anthem for Vancouver
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Good Shoes

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Too Busy Thinking About My Baby

Mélissa Laveaux

a song that reminds your friends of you
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Fabrizio Mammarella

a record you fell in love to
Arthur Russell - You And Me Both

Marcus Bonfanti

perfect anthem for London
Freddie King - My Credit Didn't Go Through

Shakespeares Sister

best soundtrack ever
Saturday Night Fever

Azari & III

you are love sick?

I don't like Alicia Key. I prefer ...

Drugstore

a song that reminds you of school
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks

Trentemoller

you go to a club?
Trentemoller

DJ Hell

you take a bubble bath?
Franz Schubert - Ave Maria

Dego

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

José James

you ride a bicycle?

You shouldn’t ride and listen to music ...

Kid Loco

you drive a car late at night?
Lee Dorsey - Ride Your Poney

Million Stylez

favorite band hailing from the city?

Nordic Steel

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite human inventions

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

Kevin Saunderson

favorite building?

The old train station. It’s classical.

Gravenhurst

you take a bubble bath?
Brian Eno - On Land

Karolina Stenstöm

what should one eat when in the city?

Falafel

Black Devil Disco Club

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

Bob Power

you watch girls go by?
Herb Alpert - Music To Watch Girls By

Sebastien Tellier

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Snoop Dogg - Beautiful

Interpol

you sit in the subway?
Trans Am - Future World

Max Romeo

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

A Touch Of Class

you prepare for an important date?
ABC - The Look Of Love

Matthew Herbert

take these three games along:

cards / football / go kart racing

Stefan Goldmann

you make love?

Das hängt von der Liebe ab. Manchmal ...

Justine D

you wake up?
The Beatles - Good Day Sunshine

Sibrydion

your boozed up anthem
Underworld - Rez

Nedry

your party anthem
The Rapture - House Of Jealous Lovers

DJ Vadim

you run naked through a cornfield?
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy

A Guy Called Gerald

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang

Tony Carrasco

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Trans Europe Express

David Holmes

you are in a depressive mood?
Phil Spector

Fujiya & Miyagi

your party anthem
Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno

Apache Beat

your boozed up anthem
David Bowie - Scary Monsters

Nils Frahm

you cook?
The Penguin Café Orchestra - Music From The Penguin Caf...

Sven Väth

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

Sharon van Etten

perfect anthem for New York
Queen - We Are The Champions

The Ones

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

Terence Bernardo

best Beatles song

There is a Beatles song for every emotion ...

Shitdisco

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Bad

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
John Cage - 4:33

Audie Darling

which song fits the city the best?
Patsy Cline - Tennessee Waltz

Kinky

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Does It Offend You, Yeah? - We Are Rockstars

Jimi Jamison

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

Tha 4orce

you relax on a beach?
Frank-n-Dank - Sex On The Beach

Devendra Banhart

you wake up?
Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day

Minus 8

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

Thieves Like Us

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Classical Radio.

Polly Scattergood

start to learn these three things:

how to be alone / how to cook / how ...

Defari

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Defari - Lowlands Anthem

Telephones

you ride a bicycle?
David Bowie - Heroes

Ralphi Rosario

perfect anthem for Chicago
Debbie Jacobs - Don't You Want My Love

Kelli Ali

you relax on a beach?
Air - Cherry Blossom Girl

Marc Romboy

first record you remember
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Monday Michiru

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Joyce

Lucky Soul

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Chic - I Want Your Love

Sandi Thom

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Prodigy - Firestarter

The Emperor Machine

you are love sick?
Depeche Mode - Free Love

Comanechi

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

Candi Staton

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers - Why Do Fools Fall In Lo...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

best concert you ever attended
Crash Worship

Peter Broderick

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Suffragette City

Clare & The Reasons

record you were looking for the longest

Sadly, in this day and age, you can ...

Colder

No. 10
Vincent Gallo - Laura

Valery Gore

you go to a club?
Lee Fields - Ladies

KT Tunstall

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

Suzanne Vega

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

Hacienda

a song that reminds your friends of you
Lee Dorsey - Working In The Coalmine

Newton Faulkner

a song that reminds you of school
Radiohead - Creep

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite things that make you sexy

darkness / no light / inky blackness / night time / shadows

Dynamite Deluxe

a song that reminds you of school
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill

Peter, Bjorn & John

you sit in the subway?
Moondog - Avenue Of The Americas

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song you would send over the ocean
Phil Cordell - Red Lady

Faust

record you were looking for the longest

Sorry, habe nie Platten gesucht. Alles dem Zufall ...

White Hinterland

record you were looking for the longest
Igor Stravinsky - Les Noces

Dennis Kane

your sunday morning song

I am usually crawling into bed Sunday AM ...

Round Table Knights

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

Lo Fat Orchestra

a record you fell in love to
The Lemonheads - It's A Shame About Ray

Max Essa

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

Explosions In The Sky

you prepare for an important date?
The Radio Dept. - Sleeping In

John Daly

learn these three songs by heart:
Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song

Penguin Prison

a song you wish you'd written yourself
R. Kelly - Ignition (Remix)

Bodies Of Water

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sam Cooke - Having A Party

Bloc Party

you wake up?
The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice

Cornelius

you take a bubble bath?
Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy

Malachai

5 favorite magazines

Mojo / Uncut / The Word / Record Collector / Leg Love

Luke Solomon

5 favorite cities

Amsterdam / London / Chicago / New York / Tokyo / Manchester

Manuel Tur

your party anthem
Inner City - Big Fun

ESG

you play a game of chess?
Joe Tex - I Gotcha

Ronny & Renzo

you sit in a plane?
Model 500 - No UFO's

Apiento

you are stoned?
Art Of Noise - Camilla

Tiago

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

King Britt

you relax on a beach?
Tears For Fears - The Working Hour

Lydia Lunch

you fall asleep?
Mulatu Astatke - Ethiopiques Volume 4 - African jazz 19...

Boom Bip

you take a bubble bath?
Aphex Twin - Analogue Bubblebath Vol. 5

Linda Lewis

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Andrew Lloyd Webber; Elaine Paige

Bill Brewster

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions

Heidi

you sit in the subway?
Snoop Dogg - Doggystyle

The Phantom Band

best concert you ever attended
Duncan Williamson

Daniel Wang

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Kraftwerk - The Model

Architecture In Helsinki

the song to be played at your funeral
Ekkehard Ehlers - John Cassavettes Part 2

DJ Nature

best concert you ever attended
Manicured Noise

Todd Terje

first record you remember
Don Williams

Heidi Happy

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Oyvind Morken

perfect song to end a party with
Carly Simon - Why

Ratatat

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Band - It Makes No Difference

Love Inks

perfect song to end a party with
Dr. John - Night Tripper

Mark E.

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

Sam Amidon

5 favorite records
Miles Davis - Nefertiti

Joan As Police Woman

you surf the internet?
Dr. John - Such A Night

Stratus

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Erroll Garner - Moonglow

Kasper Bjorke

your guilty pleasure song
Backstreet Boys - Incomplete

Annie

you are in a depressive mood?
Vangelis

Moving Units

you sit in a plane?

White static.

Caron Wheeler

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

Au Revoir Simone

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

Andy Gill

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

Ewan Pearson

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

Matthew Dear

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Dog Days

Leon Ware

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

James Yorkston

best concert you ever attended
Alien Sex Fiend

Shawn Lee

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Shawn Lee - Happiness

Alan Oldham

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

Prefuse 73

your liberation anthem
Pharoah Sanders - Tauhid (LP)

Everything Everything

you sit in a plane?
The Beatles - Rocky Raccoon

GusGus

you make love?
Gus Gus - Polydistortion

The Golden Filter

you run from the cops?
Cheap Trick - Dream Police

Peanut Butter Wolf

you meet your parents?

My mom doesn’t like Prince, Michael Jackson ...

Andreya Triana

a song that reminds your friends of you
Dr. Dre - Forgot About Dre

Ora Cogan

you play a game of chess?
Pablo Casals - Suite No. 1 in G

Howlin' Rain

a record you fell in love to
New York Dolls - Trash

Invisible Conga People

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

Chateau Flight

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock

Turzi

perfect anthem for Paris
Pierre Vassiliu - Film

Kon & Amir

you paint your apartment?
Ricky Martin - She Bangs

Mungolian Jetset

the song to be played at your funeral
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive

N.A.S.A.

you come home from the club?
War - Low Rider

Bobbito Garcia

you relax on a beach?
Jorge Ben - Comanche

Chromeo

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yesterday

Simple Kid

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Eminem - Stan

Social Disco Club

No. 1
Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley Mega Mix)

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite cities

London / New York City / Montreal / Providence, RI, USA ...

Droog

you sit by a camp fire?
The Beach Boys - Sloop John B

Magic Arm

you want to disturb your neighbours?
David Bowie - Oh! You Pretty Things

2raumwohnung

start to learn these three things:

Spanisch / Surfen / Tauchen

DJ Touché

No. 1

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

Panico

No. 8
Café Tacuba - Re

Windsurf

your boozed up anthem
Herb Alpert - Rise

Renegade Soundwave

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bob Marley & The Wailers - No Woman No Cry

Mark Archer

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Tour De France

Morgan Geist

you wake up?

Silence.

James Pants

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless

Odawas

your party anthem
Various Artists - The Best of New Orleans Rhythm & Blue...

Empire Of The Sun

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

Ray Mang

you jog?
Lenny Williams - You Got Me Running

Bit-tuner

start to learn these three things:

Segelboot fahren / Schnaps brennen / neue Gemüsearten z ...

Electric 6

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

Chris & Cosey

your ultimate heartbreak song
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

The Late Greats

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

Munk

you make love?
Aram Khachaturian - Säbeltanz

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Martin Rev

you repair a synthesizer?

Ha, I won’t do that. I take ...

Dillon

you are on the tour bus?
Beyoncé - Hello

John Foxx

you run naked through a cornfield?
Virginia Astley

The Loose Salute

your boozed up anthem
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary

Art Brut

a record you fell in love to
Helen Love - Does Your Heart Go Boom?

Chromatics

a song you wish you'd written yourself
R. Kelly - Fiesta

Bill Adler

a song that reminds your friends of you
Frank Sinatra - How Little It Matters (How Little We Kn...

No Age

you feel like 1982?
Minor Threat - Filler

Bottin

you walk in the rain?
Donald Fagen - Walk Between Raindrops

Holger Czukay

you fall asleep?

Da donnere einfach so weg.

Tridact

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jean Jacques Perrey - The Little Ships

The Priscillas

take these three CDs/records with you:
Various - Girls in the Garage Vol. 1 - 3

Jazzanova

you smuggle diamonds?
Serge Gainsbourg - Melody

Radio 4

first record you remember
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Chris Coco

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

Datarock

you sit in the subway?
The Beta Band - Dry The Rain

Casual

first record you remember
EPMD - Strictly Business

Midlake

a record you fell in love to
Björk - Debut

Editors

you go to a club?
Bloc Party - Banquet

Yellowman

your liberation anthem
Yellowman - Zungguzungguguzungguzeng

AM

No. 4
Selda - Selda

Bebel Gilberto

you sit in a plane?
Gilberto Gil - Vem Morena

Steve Mason

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Flirtations - Nothing But A Heartache

Marius Circus

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

Junior Boys

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She's Leaving Home

Rich Medina

you take a bubble bath?

That’s for girls.

Cajun Dance Party

best concert you ever attended
Daniel Johnston

Architeq

you stay in bed?
Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda

Lhasa

a record you fell in love to
Radiohead - In Rainbows

Gary Numan

your sunday morning song
Gwen Stefani - What You Waiting For?

Richard Norris

5 favorite bands you know personally

The Chemical Brothers / The Clash / Happy Mondays / Soft ...

Xiu Xiu

start to learn these three things:

being nice / kung fu / playing piano

Mooner

No. 1
Die Dominas - Die Dominas

John Klemmer

your boozed up anthem

I don’t drink.

White Denim

you walk in the rain?
Rufus Wainwright - Vicious World

Tim Mälzer

get these three pets:

Hund / Kuh / Huhn

Emma Tricca

you jog?

I don’t jog.

The Shortwave Set

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Circlesquare

you pretend to be married?
Sinéad O'Connor - The Last Day Of Our Acquaintance

Erol Alkan

you relax on a beach?
Mantronix - Push Yer Hands Up

Kathy Zimmer

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

Georg Levin

you sit in a plane?
Etta Jones - Don’t Go To Strangers

Rod Thomas

a song that reminds you of school
The Cardigans - Sick And Tired

Bing Ji Ling

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Blackout Crew - Put A Donk On It

Daddy-O

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder - As

Julia Franck

take these three CDs/records with you:
Michel Petrucciani - Both Worlds

Riccio

a record you fell in love to
Barrington Levy - The Vibes Is Right

Birdy Nam Nam

you paint your apartment?
Birdy Nam Nam - War Paint

Nicole Willis

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

restaurants / doctors / convenience 

Kissey Asplund

you meet your parents?
Kaah - Dom Tittar Naer Jag Dansar

Karl Culley

your ultimate heartbreak song
KD Lang - Haint It Funny

Blow Monkeys

first record you remember
Sandie Shaw - Puppet On A String

Ian Pooley

you relax on a beach?
Marcos Valle - The Essential Vol.1&2

Parlour

perfect anthem for Gotheburg
Sailor - Down By The Docks

First Aid Kit

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

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
John Carpenter - Assault On Precinct 13

Anni Rossi

5 favorite personal victories

pushing myself to draw in my free time ...

J Rawls

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Donnie McClurkin - We Fall Down, But We Get Up

Unconventional Science

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Most anything coming out of Orlando.

Dave Clarke

best concert you ever attended
The Damned

Rumer

your ultimate heartbreak song
I Loves You Porgy

Smudo

you sit in a plane?

Dort schlafe ich gerner.

The Jackets

the song to be played at your funeral
Edith Piaf - Non, je ne regrette rien
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Issue 6

Finger Magazine A Bi-Annual Print Publication, 64 pages, 4c, 6000 copies, distributed worldwide

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The Chromatics are finally back. After their very promising debut they took some time to come back with an album that finally shows the full potential of what Johnny Jewel & co is capable of. Where «In The City» left off ...

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a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Portishead

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Doe Paoro

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

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Valery Gore

you sit in a plane?
The Radio Dept. - Heaven's on Fire

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Sarah Jaffe

your liberation anthem
Phantogram - Don't Move

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