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Matthew Herbert

is the name that comes to mind when Björk or Yoko Ono need a remix. «Personal Contract for the Composition of Music» is the manifesto the English remixer, produer and musician – wrote to have his own rule book for his musical output. And that’s en elusive one, with all his remixes, production work (from Roisin Murphy to his wife Dani Siciliano), his film music scores and all of his endless releases (f.e. on his own label Accidental).

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

Kyril Bonfiglioni: «The Mortdecai Trilogy» by / Don DeLillo: «Underworld» / Stephen Zunes: «Tinderbox»

take these three CDs/records with you:
Keith Jarrett - The Melody At Night, With You

A pure distillation of both songwriting and performance.

Wham! - Last Christmas

I hate this song, but it would remind of the seasons.

Tom Waits - Rain Dogs

A soundtrack for me to lope round the island to, wearing a grass skirt I’d made and with coconuts on my head.

take these three DVDs along:

Norman McLaren collected works / «Secretary» / «Top Hat» by Mark Sanrich with Fred Astaire

take these three games along:

cards / football / go kart racing

start to learn these three things:

mandarin / medecine / ice skating

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Guardian / Dazed and Confused / Desert Island Monthly

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

chips / noise / racism

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Tom Waits / my mother / hunter

get these three pets:

a blue whale / a killer whale / a humpback whale

learn these three songs by heart:
«Happy Birthday»
«Little Donkey»
Tom Waits - Step Right Up
take these three tools with you:

nail clippers / a pocket saw / my computer

N.A.S.A.

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Howlin' Rain

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Flirtations - Nothing But A Heartache

Fabrizio Mammarella

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

Boozoo Bajou


Top 10 favourite LPs of all time

Headman

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows

Alter Ego

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Velvet Underground - Sweet Jane

Barbara Carlotti

a song that reminds you of school
Forbans - Chante danse et mets tes baskets

Kevin Saunderson

where was your first flat?

That was actually on Gratiot Avenue. It was ...

Wall-E

you walk through a dark forest?

What’s a forest???

Sondre Lerche

you go to a club?
Justin Timberlake - Seniorita

Glimpse

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Cage The Elephant

you are love sick?
My Morning Jacket - Hopefully

Candi Staton

you take a bubble bath?
James Brown - I Feel Good

Senor Coconut

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

James Yorkston

a record you fell in love to
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin - It's My Party And I'll ...

Lexx

you take a bubble bath?
John Martyn - Solid Air

Michael Reinboth

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye - A Funky Space Reincarnation

Ed Harcourt

you cook?
Puccini

Young Knives

take these three CDs/records with you:
Einstürzende Neubauten - Silence Is Sexy

Living Things

No. 7
Nirvana - In Utero

Cortney Tidwell

No. 5
Depeche Mode - Black Celebration

Rich Medina

you sit in a plane?
Steve Miller Band - Jet Airliner

Chris Coco

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

Rod Thomas

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

Kurt Maloo

you sit in a plane?

Meine Playlists, die ich für die Swiss ...

Van She

5 favorite remixes
K.I.M. - Party Machini (Midnight Juggernaughts Remix)

Pepe Bradock

best concert you ever attended
Oscar D'Leon

Headless Heroes

you smuggle diamonds?
Peter Gabriel - Big Time

Osborne

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Boom - Shima Uta

Seether

No. 9
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Toby Tobias

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Prefab Sprout - Cars & Girls

Nocturnes

a record you fell in love to
The Smashing Pumpkins - Hummer

Morton Valence

you want to disturb your neighbours?
John Cage - 4:33

Fanfarlo

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier

Howe Gelb

start to learn these three things:

How to build a violin and bow from ...

Rocko Schamoni

favorite sports team?

St. Pauli ist das einzige Team, das ich ...

Dollskabeat

you go to a club?
Q - The Voice Of Q

Dave Clarke

perfect anthem for Brighton
The Lambrettas - D-a-a-a-nce

Bottin

No. 6

Rome Fiumicino FCO. I don’t know if ...

Marc Romboy

you meet your parents?
Oasis

Electric 6

you are on a football field?
Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Tiago

you make love?
Paul McCartney - Check My Machine

Beautiful Swimmers

you drive a car late at night?
Mobb Deep - Hell On Earth

Bush Tetras

first record you bought
The Supremes - Love Child

Caron Wheeler

record you were looking for the longest
David Sancious featuring Alex Ligertwood - Ever The Sam...

Wolf People

record you were looking for the longest
Los Mismos - Pasa El Tran

Jazzanova

you rob a bank?
The Serves - I'm A Man

My Morning Jacket

you relax on a beach?
David Bowie - Life On Mars

King Britt

you drive a car late at night?
Carl Craig - Landcruising

Eagles Of Death Metal

you run naked through a cornfield?
Elton John - Tiny Dancer

The Priscillas

take these three DVDs along:

K: «Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?» by the ...

Anna Kashfi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ruth Etting - Exactly Like You

Birdy Nam Nam

you rob a bank?
Giorgio Moroder - The Chase

James Pants

record you were looking for the longest
Gary Wilson - You Think You Really Know Me?

Mungolian Jetset

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Chris De Burgh - The Lady In Red

Mooner

No. 10
Peru - Continents

First Aid Kit

you sit in a plane?
Bright Eyes - At The Bottom Of Everything

Pink Skull

the song to be played at your funeral
David Bowie - Heroes

Ada

5 favorite personal belongings

Gitarre / Platten und CDs / Briefe / Fotos / Filme

Rumer

a song that reminds you of school
Aretha Franklin - I Say A Little Prayer

Xiu Xiu

take these three books along:

the bible / the koran / the gita

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite records
Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison

Tony Carrasco

your sunday morning song
Donald Byrd - Change (Makes You Want To Hustle)

The Jackets

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

Orishas

you are love sick?

Well, it’s been a long time since ...

Matthew Dear

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

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite cartoon characters

Family Guy / Yogi Bear / Barney Flintstone / Spiderman / Popeye

Social Disco Club

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

Loane

a song that reminds you of school
The Bangles - If She Knew What She Wants

Leroy Burgess

a record you fell in love to
Grover Washington Jr. - Passion Flower

Droog

you make love?
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

Whomadewho

5 favorite bands you know personally

2 Many DJs/Soulwax / The Raveonettes / Munk / I ...

Pastor

your sunday morning song
Alexi Murdoch - All Of My Days

When Saints Go Machine

you stay in bed?
Destroyer - Chinatown

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Roy Ayers - Lots Of Love

Brothers Of End

you ride a bicycle?
DunDun - Already Gone

Hacienda

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sam Cooke - Lost And Lookin'

Marcus Bonfanti

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bill Withers - Use Me

Holy Ghost!

you sit in a plane?
Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees

Glen Johnson

first record you bought
The Specials - Too Much Too Young

Interpol

you are on the tour bus?
Mystikal - Y'all Ain't Ready Yet

Swahili Blonde

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - I Put A Spell On You

Trans Am

you drive a car late at night?
Billy Squier

Rebelski

your boozed up anthem
Orbital - Belfast

The Golden Filter

you wake up?
Slowdive - When The Sun Hits

Fujiya & Miyagi

a record you fell in love to
Pavement - Slanted And Enchanted

Justine D

5 favorite magazines

I loathe magazines.

Todd Terje

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

Ian Hart

first record you remember
«The Hills Are Alive» from The Sound Of Music

Million Stylez

favorite street?

Malmvägen (Sollentuna)

Blow Monkeys

a song that reminds you of school
The Sweet - Blockbuster

Bronnt Industries Kapital

best concert you ever attended
Whitehouse

Bobbito Garcia

you fall asleep?

I can’t hear music when I’m ...

Minotaur Shock

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Funkmasters

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Sam Cooke - Wonderful World

Architecture In Helsinki

your boozed up anthem
Glass Candy - Rolling Down The Hills

Moving Units

you run from the cops?

I don't run.

Port O'Brien

you sit by the river?
Erykah Badu - Jump In The Air And Stay There

Air

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

Kinky

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - Let’s Dance

George Duke

a song that reminds you of school
Cal Tjader - Afro Blue

Mark Archer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jamiroquai - Mr Moon

Alex Smoke

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

Gnod

best soundtrack ever
Rockers OST

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Elvis Presley - Snowbird

Oneida

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t own a car.

Tom Vek

5 favorite records
Lamb - Fear Of Fours

Lindstrom

you wake up?
Jackie Mittoo - Oboe

Psychic Ills

you camp in the desert?

BT: The desert silence is perfect.

Dani Siciliano

perfect anthem for Kent
In The Bleak Mid Winter

Jacob Golden

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Fingerpicked

No. 18
Four Tops - Love Music (Motown, 1972)

Ralphi Rosario

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

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lispector - Young And Wild

Efterklang

your boozed up anthem
The Plan - Let's Leave

Matmos

start to learn these three things:

Agriculture / Witchcraft / Carpentry

El-P

you fall asleep?

Never happens.

Cosmo

5 favorite months

October / November / December / May / June

Anne Clark

5 favorite months

September / October / November / December / May

Jackpot

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Daft Punk - Alive

Datarock

you ride a bicycle?
Sick Of It All - Scratch The Surface

Fiona Daniel

you destroy a hotel room?

Ich höre nicht oft aggressive Musik. Das ...

The Good Natured

take these three DVDs along:

«Austin Powers» by Jay Roach / «Brokeback Mountain» by ...

DJ Vadim

you are love sick?
Minnie Riperton - Adventures In Paradise

Magic Mike

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Mass Productions - Turn Up The Music

Brasstronaut

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Jonny Greenwood - Prospectors Arrive (There Will Be Blo...

Magic Arm

you walk in the rain?
Prokofiev - Dance Of The Knights

The Phantom Band

a song that reminds you of school
Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song

Mugison

5 favorite bands you know personally

The Matthew Herbert Big Band is the biggest ...

Morgan Geist

you walk in the rain?

The rain.

David Pajo

take these three CDs/records with you:

All the jazz soundtracks I own

Ratatat

you drive a car late at night?
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Someday Never Comes

A Guy Called Gerald

your ultimate heartbreak song
Caroll Thompson - One Dance

Belle & Sebastian

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The theme from Scooby Doo

Bosque Brown

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Townes Van Zandt - Marie

Ora Cogan

you are love sick?
Irma Thomas - I Wish Someone Would Care

Horse Meat Disco

get these three pets:

My Boston Terrier Rocco. He's the love ...

Panico

learn these three songs by heart:
David Bowie - Space Oddity

Mark E.

you make love?
U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

Ray Mang

you sit in a plane?
Ben Richardson - Sky Diver

Mavis Staples

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Blowin’ In The Wind

Travis

you run from the cops?
Primal Scream - Trainspotting

Sarah Jaffe

your party anthem
Robyn - Body Talk 1, 2, and 3

Steve Mason

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

KT Tunstall

you sit in the subway?
The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar

Brennan Green

you come home from the club?

No music, because chances are, the DJ was ...

Bill Adler

your liberation anthem
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose

Woodpigeon

5 favorite records
Deerhunter - Microcastle

Race Horses

you fall asleep?
Super Furry Animals - Cryndod Yn Dy Lais

Luke Solomon

5 favorite human inventions

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

The Earlies

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

Sibrydion


Top 10 Welsh Albums

Mystery Jets

you work in the garden?

William: Magic FM (a London radio station for ...

Gary Numan

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

Broken Social Scene

the song to be played at your funeral
The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

Adonis

perfect anthem for Chicago
Adonis - Rocking Down The House

J Rawls

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

Erik Truffaz

No. 9
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue

Bomb The Bass

first record you bought
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II

Marius Circus

the song to be played at your funeral
Imagination - Point Of No Return

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Sten Carlberg - I Am An Astronaut

Ilija Rudman

a record you fell in love to
Willie Colon - Set Fire To Me

Beverley Knight

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

Angel Deradoorian

best soundtrack ever
Alain Goraguer - La Planète Sauvage

In Flagranti

you destroy a hotel room?

I am too old for that.

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite personal belongings

My record collection / My ideas / My gibson steel ...

John Foxx

you go to a club?
A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray

Max Essa

you stay in bed?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Oyvind Morken

a record you fell in love to
Shuggie Otis

Comanechi

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

Karl Culley

a song that reminds you of school
Rufus Wainwright - Art Teacher

Editors

you go to a club?
Bloc Party - Banquet

Nicky Siano

a record you fell in love to
The Spinners - I'll Be Around

Bing Ji Ling

perfect anthem for New York
Odyssey - Native New Yorker

Julia Franck

take these three CDs/records with you:
Klavierkonzerte von Beethoven in der Einspielung von Gu...

Peter Kruder

you are stoned?
Queens Of The Stone Age - Feel Good Hit Of The Summer

Junior Boys

best concert you ever attended
Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Kissogram

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Stereolab - Emperor Tomato Ketchup

Bettye Lavette

your party anthem
T Baby - Whit It Baby

Manuel Tur

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - As

Stratus

you cook?
Les McCann - Compared To What

Hatcham Social

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

The Ones

a song that reminds your friends of you
Size Queen - Paul's Groove

Andreya Triana

a record you fell in love to
Erykah Badu - Mama's Gun

The Diaphanoids

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Velvet Underground

Midlake

your party anthem
The Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine

Karolina Stenstöm

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

It’s for me to know and for ...

Sandi Thom

you make love?
Color Me Badd - I Wanna Sex You Up

Alexandra Hope

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

Mirror Mirror

you cook?
Missy Elliott - Irresistible Delicious

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite club?

F12 – on the stairs overlooking the government. On ...

Daddy-O

the song to be played at your funeral
Stevie Wonder - As

Lloyd Cole

first record you bought
The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her

Casual

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

Matthew Herbert

learn these three songs by heart:
Tom Waits - Step Right Up

Bill Brewster

you sit in the subway?
Gene Pitney - Train Of Thought

DJ Touché

No. 1

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

Constance Amiot

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone

Duke Special

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Letter To Hermione

The Morning Benders

the song to be played at your funeral
Blur - Out Of Time

Treefight For Sunlight

record you were looking for the longest

iTunes pretty much ruled that one out.

Baikonour

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

Little Jackie

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings

Love Inks

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bob Dylan - Knockin On Heaven's Door

Yellowman

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

Pacifika

you drive a car late at night?
Sufjan Stevens

Boom Bip

you come home from the club?
Can - Halleluhwah

White Hinterland

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Tune-Yards - Hatari

Odawas

first record you bought
Stone Temple Pilots - Purple

Sam Amidon

5 favorite records
Missy Elliott - Miss E... So Addictive

James Holden

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Cajun Dance Party

a song you would use as a ring-tone

«Ring Ring» by Nokia. I hate ringtones!

Kathy Zimmer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys - Caroline, No

Unconventional Science

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Jean-Michel Jarre

your ultimate heartbreak song
Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind

Au Revoir Simone

you wake up?
Kansas - Journey From Mariabronn

Howling Bells

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Nirvana - Scentless Apprentice

Neon Heights

you are in the sauna?
The Rappin Reverend Dr. C. Dexter Wise III - I Ain't In...

Yuck

you are window shopping?
Sparklehorse - Home Coming Queen

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite cartoon characters

Diamond Joe Quimby from «The Simpsons» / Stewie from ...

DJ Nu-Mark

your sunday morning song
George Gershwin - Summertime

Audie Darling

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

Ruede Hagelstein

you destroy a hotel room?
Korn - Blind

Cazals

a song that reminds your friends of you
R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

The Rayographs

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

Sebastien Tellier

first record you bought
François de Roubaix

Fol Chen

you relax on a beach?
Tom Waits - The Ocean Doesn't Want Me

Mugwump

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

A Fine Frenzy

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

José James

you feel like 1982?
Flying Lotus - 1983

The Battle Of Land And Sea

the song to be played at your funeral

I have yet to write that song.

Tim Mälzer

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses

Chateau Flight

perfect song for jogging
Deux - Paris Orly

Future Beat Alliance

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

Ricardo Villalobos

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Round Two - New Day

Mark Richardson

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Rammstein - Moskau

The Invisible

5 favorite records
Prince - Sign Of The Times

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite numbers

0 / 5555 / 2 / 1 / 1328476824587645

Beppe Loda

you feel like 1982?
Conrad Schnitzler - Auf dem Schwarzen Kanal

Emma Tricca

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

CALLmeKAT

favorite street corner?

Østerbrogade & Dosseringen. Here you can overlook the lakes ...

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite drinks

Coke / Cherry Coke / Dr Pepper / Peach Iced Tea ...

Kalabrese

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Adrian Stern

Hannah Cohen

your party anthem
ESG - A South Bronx Story

Gilles Peterson

you go to a club?
Roy Davis Jr. - Gabriel

Saint Etienne

you sit in the subway?
Girls Aloud - The Show

Shitdisco

your boozed up anthem
Bobby Orlando - How To Pick Up Girls

Jill Jones

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

Tha 4orce

perfect anthem for London
Bilal - Home

Valery Gore

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Greg Foat Group - Time Piece 1 (Harpsichord Bugalu)

Charlotte Hatherley

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Clare & The Reasons

best concert you ever attended
Caetano Veloso

DJ Kent

you go to a club?

Rub N Tug - aNYthing mix tape.

Soul Clap

record you were looking for the longest
Mousse T. - The More I Get The More I Want

DJ Mehdi

you wake up?
Public Enemy - Fight The Power

Captain Sensible

you relax on a beach?
El Perro Del Mar - Dog

Justus Köhncke

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

Parlour

first record you remember
Ralph Lundsten - Svit Elektroniskt Dragspel

Emmy The Great

a song that reminds your friends of you
Weezer

Bob Power

you are in a depressive mood?
Earth, Wind & Fire - Greatest Hits

Chrome Hoof

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Motörhead - Bomber

The Loose Salute

best concert you ever attended

Ride, Brixton Academy

Hannah Scott

a song to seduce you
Tom Baxter - The Moon And Me

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you run naked through a cornfield?

Piekt mir zu sehr.

Soft Rocks

you go fishing?
Steve Poindexter - Work That Mutha Fucker

Melanie C

5 favorite records
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced

Tanya Stephens

you need to get work done?
Smokey Robinson

Tal Weiss

your party anthem
Mulatu Astatke - Ethiopiques Vol. 4 (Ethio Jazz & Musiq...

Meret Becker

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

The Bees

you wake up?
Devendra Banhart - Chin Chin & Muck Muck

Cornelius

you run from the cops?
Bon Jovi - Runaway

Alan Oldham

No. 2
«Mister X»

Marit Bergman

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

Maybe a gardener at Bergianska trädgården ...

Everything Everything

you paint your apartment?
Shania Twain - That Don't Impress Me Much

Ashley Beedle

you take a bubble bath?
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

New Young Pony Club

you cook?
Ella Fitzgerald

Final Fantasy

you wake up?
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore

Shine 2009

you jog?
Aaliyah - Back & Forth

Woolfy

your party anthem
Prince - Erotic City

David Holmes

you go to a club?

I don’t feel very often like going ...

Ewan Pearson

your party anthem
Womack & Womack - Teardrops

Malachai

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Yes It Is

Dwele

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bill Cosby - Martin's Funeral

Slove

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Sid Vicious - My Way

Gary Lucas

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

Nedry

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Anything by JLS.

Prefuse 73

you play ping-pong?
The Mars Volta

Peter, Bjorn & John

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

Peter Broderick

first record you bought
Rancid - Rancid

Vetiver

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Natürlich den aktuellen Top Hit aus den ...

Erol Alkan

you sit in a plane?
John Lennon - #9 Dream

James Murphy

you ride a bicycle?
T. Rex - Jeepster

The Shortwave Set

record you were looking for the longest
The Beta Band - Champion Versions EP

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite records
Sun Ra - Space Is The Place

Telepopmusik

perfect anthem for Paris
Chet Baker

Vashti Bunyan

take these three DVDs along:

«Expresso Bongo» – a film about the music business ...

Bloc Party

you drive a car late at night?
Radiohead - The Tourist

The Late Greats

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

Alexander Robotnick

you are on a football field?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Forbidden Colours

Crystal Antlers

you make breakfast?
George Michael - Faith

2raumwohnung

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Wired / Dazed and Confused / Der Tagesspiegel

Shawn Lee

the song to be played at your funeral
The Free Design - Love Does Not Die

Apiento

you are stoned?
Art Of Noise - Crusoe

Kathryn Williams

your party anthem
Leonard Cohen - Sisters Of Mercy

M.A.N.D.Y.

you are on a football field?

I don't play football anymore.

My Bee's Garden

a song that reminds you of school
All Saints - Pure Shores

Azari & III

you come home from the club?
Brian Eno - An Ending (Ascent)

Monday Michiru

you wake up?

The song of nature. Right now in spring ...

Horace Andy

No. 2
Bob Marley - Hypocrites

Faust

you go to a club?

Ich gehe nicht in Clubs, sorry.

Jimi Jamison

your sunday morning song
Bill Withers - Just As I Am

Zambri

you pretend to be married?
Broadcast - Corporeal

Cosmin TRG

take these three games along:

Monopoly / Ticket To Ride Europe / Skooldaze (for ZX ...

Glass Candy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mike Post - Theme From Hill Street Blues

Invisible Conga People

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

Leon Ware

your boozed up anthem
Marvin Gaye - After The Dance

Joan As Police Woman

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

Coyote

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake - Black Eyed Dog

Molly Wagger

you sit in the subway?
Mogwai - Stop Coming To My House

Georg Levin

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bill Evans - What Are You Doing For The Rest Of Your Li...

Spinto Band

you ride a bicycle?

No Music. When riding a bike you need ...

Leo Zero

a song that reminds your friends of you
Rafoot - Only Love Can Break Your Heart

Wordsworth

your ultimate heartbreak song
Donell Jones - Where I Wanna Be

Ingrid Olava

favorite place to shag?

My bedroom (yes, I’m boring).

Syd Matters

you go to a club?
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Chris & Cosey

your ultimate heartbreak song

Cosey: I don't have one in particular ...

The Emperor Machine

you are in a depressive mood?
Donald Fagen - New Frontier

DJ Cherrystones

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Sunn O))) - White 2

Gwyneth Herbert

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Going Underground

Shakespeares Sister

you are love sick?
Roxy Music - Just Another High

Still Going

best video clip you ever saw
N.W.A - Straight Outta Compton

Jimmy Edgar

first record you remember
Nikki - Notice Me

Olafur Arnalds

the song to be played at your funeral
Arvo Pärt - Cantus In The Memory of Benjamin Britten

Miss Platnum

you wake up?

Nichts!

We Are Scientists

5 favorite cities

San Francisco, CA / Berkeley, CA / New York, NY ...

Cosmo Vitelli

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

speaking alone in the streets / having a drink ...

The Miserable Rich

you wake up?
Chaka Khan - I’m Every Woman

Theo Parrish

you sit in a plane?
Common

Munk

you sit in the subway?
Willy Michl

Dollboy

best concert you ever attended
Marianne Faithful

Phil Mison

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

The Bangles

you make love?
Les Paul & Mary Ford

Moonboots

first record you bought
Duran Duran - Rio

Morpheus

you relax on a beach?
The Beach Boys - Surf's Up

Afrika Bambaataa

the song to be played at your funeral
Diana Ross - Theme Form Mahogany (Do You Know Where You...

Radio 4

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

The Fray


Denver

Rainer Trüby

your party anthem
Class Action - Weekend (Larry Levan Mix)

Kid Loco

you make love?
Jon Lucien - Rashida

Heavy

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

Jakob der Lügner

you ride a bicycle?
Plüsch - Irgendeinisch

Empire Of The Sun

you meet your parents?
Ry Cooder - Pig Meat

Thievery Corporation

you wake up?
Luis Bonfa - Song Of The Hills

Tim Sweeney

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Dead Kennedys - California Über Alles

Lovefingers

you run from the cops?
The Clash - I Fought The Law

Terry Lynn

which person from the city you like the most?

My son, Joseph.

Gossip

you wake up?
Suicide - Rocket USA

GusGus

you go to a club?
Q-Burns - Anstract Message

Luke Haines

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Pearly Gates

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Max Tundra

you feel like 1982?
Paul Piacentini - Out Of My Box

Dillon

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Death From Above 1979

Chris Carrier

you prepare for an important date?
Gwen McCrae - Funky Sensation

AM

No. 4
Selda - Selda

Frank Black

take these three CDs/records with you:
Georg Philipp Telemann - Classical Baroque

Good Shoes

you work in the garden?
Young Knives - Weekends And Bleakdays

John Klemmer

a record you fell in love to

No record ever «made me fall in love ...

Turzi

your ultimate heartbreak song

Any kind of New Beat music. It shows ...

Kool Keith

you sit in a plane?
Skyy - High

Terence Bernardo

a song that reminds your friends of you
Major Lazer - Hold The Line

Jesh

No. 6
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds

Whirlwind Heat

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

Tiga

first record you bought
Real Life - Send Me An Angel

Fan Death

a song to seduce you
Depeche Mode - In Your Room

Jacques Renault

No. 14
Supermax - Love Machine

Nils Frahm

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

Circlesquare

you ride a bicycle?
John Williams - Theme from E.T.

Tracey Thorn

a song that reminds your friends of you
Rufus Wainwright

Daniel Wang

best Stevie Wonder song
Sergio Mendes - The Real Thing

Ronny & Renzo

you are love sick?
Bill Nelson - When Your Dream Of Perfect Beauty Comes T...

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

a song that reminds your friends of you

You should ask «my friends» that.

Thieves Like Us

you wake up?
Popol Vuh - Aguirre, The Wrath Of God

White Denim

you feel like 1972?
Funkadelic - Can You Get To That

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Black Devil Disco Club

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beatles - She Loves You

Stephan Remmler

first record you bought
Elvis Presley - 50'000'000 Elvis Fans Can't Be Wrong

Holger Czukay

you cook?

Ohne Musik schmeckts besser.

John Daly

take these three tools with you:

fishing rod / knife / lighter

Trusme

a record you fell in love to
David Gray - A Century Ends

Jonathan Wilson

your party anthem
Grateful Dead - Europe '72

Pyrolator

you run naked through a cornfield?
Imogen Heap - Hide And Seek

Wolfmother

you make love?
Salt-€˜N-Pepa

Sóley

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

Whitehouse

first record you remember
Burt Bacharach - The Look Of Love

Yoav

your party anthem
Underworld - Cowgirl

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite cities

Helsinki / Amsterdam / Tokyo / New York / Bergen

Robin Saville

you are love sick?
Isan - Dilly

Riccio

which person from the city you like the most?

There are many, but too many names relate ...

No Age

you take a bubble bath?
Bad Brains - Pay To Cum

Drugstore

the song to be played at your funeral
Drugstore - The Funeral

Sven Väth

a song that reminds your friends of you
Off - Electrica Salsa

Stefan Goldmann

you drive a car late at night?
John Zorn - IAO

Lopazz

you prepare for an important date?

Gehe ich in mich und lenke mich nicht ...

Chelonis R. Jones

a song that reminds you of school
Royalle Delite - I'll Be A Freak For You

Bodies Of Water

your liberation anthem
The Soul Stirrers - Christ Is All

Joakim

you drive a car late at night?
NEU! - Hallogallo

Zohra

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Cure - Lullaby

Minus 8

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

Zwicker

you feel like 1982?
Liaisons Dangereuses - Los Ninos Del Parque

Trentemoller

you ride a bicycle?
The Raveonettes - Pretty In Black

Ame

you eat a cucumber?
Stevie Wonder - Summer Soft

Justice

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

Division Of Laura Lee

you take a bubble bath?
Tom Waits - Cold Water

Chromatics

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Glass Candy - Iko

Apache Beat

a record you fell in love to
Roxy Music - Country Life (LP)

Linda Lewis

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

Newton Faulkner

first record you bought
Green Day - Dookie

Brian Jackson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Donald Byrd - A New Perspective

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
John Carpenter - Assault On Precinct 13

Raul Midon

5 favorite things about New York

the lower eastside / 88 Orchard Street (an urban ...

Kon & Amir

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Olivia Newton-John - Physical

The Soulsavers

you sit in a plane?
Johnny Cash - American IV

Camille

you sit in the subway?
Edith Piaf

Tahiti 80

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds (LP)

Bebel Gilberto

you sit in the subway?
Talking Heads

Alela Diane

your sunday morning song
Paul Simon - Duncan

Kris Menace

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

Round Table Knights

you walk through a dark forest?
Elliott Smith - Let's Get Lost

ESG

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

Franz Nicolay

your sunday morning song
Pearl And The Beard - Voice In My Throat

Kissey Asplund

best concert you ever attended
Raphael Saadiq

Scout Niblett

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

Dinky

5 favorite records
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite records
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Plum

take these three DVDs along:

«Old Boy». To remind me that life is ...

Gravenhurst

you fall asleep?

I can’t fall asleep to music, I ...

Polly Scattergood

you meet your parents?
Vampire Weekend - I Stand Corrected

Seelenluft

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

Defend Moscow

your sunday morning song
Phoenix - Consolation Prizes

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you are on the tour bus?
The Faint - How Could I Forget

Lucky Soul

you are on the tour bus?
The Rolling Stones - Sway

Marissa Nadler

you prepare for an important date?
Black Sabbath

Trevor Jackson

you make love?

Silence.

Mouse On Mars

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

Kiosk / Bubble Tea / 1. Mai

Like A Stuntman

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

Hot Chip

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Giuseppe Tartini

Simone White

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Sons And Daughters

you make breakfast?
Orange Juice - Blue Boy

Kaos

the song to be played at your funeral

Keine Antwort. Weil diese Frage doof ist.

DJ Hell

you are love sick?
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

Lotte Kestner

record you were looking for the longest
Under Byen - Kyst

Johnossi

favorite club?

J & O: We’re not going out that ...

Renegade Soundwave

a song that reminds you of school
Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

A Touch Of Class

perfect anthem for Zurich
Stephan Eicher - Toutes Les Filles Du Limmatquai

Heidi

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Beastie Boys - Heart Attack Man

Lhasa

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Radiohead - Videotape

Quiet Village

you drive a car late at night?
John Carpenter - The Fog

Annie

you cook?
Madonna - Into The Groove

Sandro Perri

you take a bubble bath?
Perrey & Kingsley - Popcorn

Modeselektor

5 favorite fruits

Gurken / Paprika / Kohl / Kartoffeln / Tomaten

Art Brut

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Prince Charming

Aaron Wright

your guilty pleasure song
ABBA - S.O.S.

Mélissa Laveaux

best concert you ever attended
Tune-Yards and Dirty Projectors

Chromeo

No. 1
Zapp - Computer Love

Kelli Ali

you camp in the desert?
Elliott Smith - Angeles

Ost & Kjex

you paint your apartment?
Motörhead - Eat The Rich

Max Romeo

you make love?
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin - Je t'aime... moi non p...

Karl Bartos

a song you would use as a ring-tone

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

Coldplay

your boozed up anthem
Oasis - Rock 'n Roll Star

Dego

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

Gemma Ray

you sit in a plane?
Nirvana - On A Plain

Kinski

the song to be played at your funeral
The Captain & Tennille - Muskrat Love

Sharon van Etten

first record you bought
Elastica

Dominique Leone

the song to be played at your funeral
Randy Newman - Lonely At The Top

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

A Mountain Of One

your ultimate heartbreak song
Spiritualized - Broken Heart

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite animals

tiger / lemur / flying bear / albino ape / Alan Price

Doe Paoro

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

Kool & The Gang

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

Pilooski

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Kanye West

Defari

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Michael Henderson - Be My Girl

Little Dragon

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

Barn Owl

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

Smudo

you are on a football field?

«Oleeeoleee St.Pauliii – oleeeee...»

Irvine Welsh

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

Ian Pooley

you wake up?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Metronomy

first record you remember
The Beatles - Please Please Me

Al McKay

you sit in a plane?
George Benson - Give Me The Night (LP)

Jesse Lenat

you drive a car late at night?
Nick Drake - Black Eyed Dog

Tindersticks

first record you remember
Doris Day - Once I Had A Secret Love

Chikinki

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal

The Hidden Cameras

your ultimate heartbreak song
Macy Gray - I Try

Omar

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

Lail Arad

you make love?
Salt 'n' Pepa - Let's Talk About Sex

Grizzly Bear

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Peter Bjorn & John - Young Folks

Caribou

best concert you ever attended
Lightning Bolt; Sun Ra Arkestra

Penguin Prison

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Lithium

Wally Badarou

a record you fell in love to
James Brown - Give It Up Or Turn It A Loose

The Chap

5 favorite cartoon characters

Droopy / Obelix / Opus from Bloom County / Captain Caveman ...

The Project Club

you make love?
Kool & The Gang - Summer Madness

Windsurf

your ultimate heartbreak song
Leonard Cohen - One Of Us Cannot Be Wrong

Telephones

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
New Musik - 24 Hours From Culture

Wooden Shjips

you take a bubble bath?
Miles Davis - Round Midnight

We Are Wolves

get these three pets:

Chica, my dog / the crow from the movie ...

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite personal belongings

Urei 1620 / Klipsch Speakers / Record collection / Yoga Mat ...

Jay Jay Johanson

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Daft Punk - Aerodynamite

Andy Gill

a record you fell in love to
I-Roy - The First Cut Is The Deepest

US3

best Beatles song
The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road

Large Professor

5 favorite records
Bohannon - Stop & Go

Architeq

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Can - I Want More

Luca C & Brigante

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite

Micah P. Hinson

a song you would use as a ring-tone

That's not funny. Ha.

Heidi Happy

you make breakfast?
Johann Sebastian Bach

Richard Hawley

5 favorite records
Gene Vincent - Say Mama

Lisbee Stainton

record you were looking for the longest
Little Dragon - Twice

Memory Band

you take a bubble bath?
Jeff Alexander - Come Wander With Me

David Rodigan

No. 6
Justin Hinds and The Dominoes - Carry Go Bring Come

Lydia Lunch

you drive a car late at night?
Morphine

Mechanical Bride

record you were looking for the longest
The Kinks - This Time Tomorrow

Suzanne Vega

best video clip you ever saw
Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Richard Norris

5 favorite records
Creation Rebel - Creation Rebel

Explosions In The Sky

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

Kid Koala

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Benji Hughes - Neighbor Down The Hall

David Morales

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

Padded Cell

you are stoned?
Mulatu Astatke

Kasper Bjorke

perfect song to end a party with
Teengirl Fantasy - Cheaters (John Talabot's Classic Voc...

Charles Webster

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Boards Of Canada - Happy Cycling

Ben Watt

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

Al Kent

the song to be played at your funeral
Ruby Andrews - Just Loving You

Morningwood

your ultimate heartbreak song
Black Sabbath - Changes

Paul Frick

you sit by the river?
Horror Inc. - Dans La Nuit

Studio

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

Skull Defekts

learn these three songs by heart:
Morton Feldman

C. Gibbs

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake

Yacht

No. 5
Green Day - Kerplunk

Phenomenal Handclap Band

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

Black Angels

your liberation anthem
The Doors - The End

Dynamite Deluxe

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Fantan Mojah - Hail The King

Devendra Banhart

you sit in a plane?
Antony & The Johnsons

Anja Schneider

a song that reminds your friends of you
Anja Schneider & Sebo K - Rancho Relaxo

Michael Mayer

your party anthem
Anita Ward - Ring My Bell

Prince Language

you destroy a hotel room?
The Saints - I'm Stranded

Our Broken Garden

you take a bubble bath?
Chimes & Bells - Stand Still

Dan Michaelson

first record you remember
Musical Youth - Pass The Dutchie

Anni Rossi

5 favorite human inventions

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

Wooden Birds

your party anthem
The Hidden Cameras

Dennis Kane

your party anthem
James Brown - Give It Up Or Turn It A Loose

Tridact

you run naked through a cornfield?
Wagon Christ - Rendleshack

!!!

you go to a club?

Whatever the DJ’s spinning 

Alva Noto

you take part in a peace rally?
Pete Seeger - We Shall Overcome

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

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

Erobique

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Spiral Staircase - I Love You More Today Than Yesterday...

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Claude Debussy - Pavane Pour Une Princesse Morte

Chuck D

you fall asleep?

Gangster Rap

Nicole Willis

a song that reminds your friends of you
Electric Six - Synthesizer

Colder

No. 3
Coil - Teenage Lightning

Ilya Santana

you sit in a plane?
Vangelis

The Revenge

first record you bought
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Boom Shake The Room

Simple Kid

you prepare for an important date?
Metallica - Battery

Peanut Butter Wolf

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Distant Lover

Mr Scruff

you take a bubble bath?
Prince - The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker

These New Puritans

you wake up?
Neneh Cherry - Peace In Mind

Bill Callahan

a song that reminds you of school
Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music

Cypress Hill

your sunday morning song
Willie Bobo - Fried Neckbones and Some Home Fries

Bit-tuner

get these three pets:

Jagdhund (wieso ist ja klar) / Hühner (f ...

VV Brown

you drive a car late at night?
Dead Prez - Hip Hop

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up
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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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Hannah Cohen

your liberation anthem

Anything 70s disco funk.

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Doe Paoro

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Band – Ophelia

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Valery Gore

you drive into the country?
Jim Sullivan - Highways

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Sarah Jaffe

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bon Iver - For Emma Forever Ago

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