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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

The Miserable Rich

you run naked through a cornfield?
Richard Wagner - Die Walküre

Lanoiraude

5 favorite animals

Spiders / snakes / alligators / sharks / lobsters – as in salads ...

Rebelski

a song that reminds you of school
The Beatles - Get Back

Midlake

first record you bought
Rush - Permanent Waves

James Yorkston

perfect anthem for Edinburgh
Billy McDonald - The Grimey City

Karl Culley

your party anthem
PFM - Danny's Song

DJ Vadim

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Numbers

Soul Clap

your guilty pleasure song
Wham! - Careless Whisper

Droog

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Panda Bear - Bros

Hatcham Social

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

Pepe Bradock

perfect anthem for Paris
Serge Gainsbourg - Le Poinçonneur Des Lilas

Captain Sensible

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Roger Nichols & The Small Circle Of Friends

Bill Callahan

first record you remember
Popeye and Brutus Sing Sea Shanties

David Pajo

learn these three songs by heart:
On Broadway

Padded Cell

you jog?

New house mixes are good for jogging to ...

Turzi

your sunday morning song
ZZ Top - Cheap Sunglasses

Bottin

you drive a car late at night?
Digable Planets - Nickel Bags

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite instruments

flute / french horn / tuba / baritone sax / moog synthesizer

Candi Staton

a song that reminds you of school
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

Mark E.

you relax on a beach?

José Padilla mixtapes.

J Rawls

5 favorite personal victories

getting my degree / completing my teaching certificate / my ...

Cage The Elephant

you are love sick?
My Morning Jacket - Hopefully

Lindstrom

you ride a bicycle?
Queen - Bicycle Race

Chuck D

you are in a depressive mood?
Muddy Waters

Georg Levin

you make love?
Donny Hathaway

Emma Tricca

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
John & Beverly Martyn - Stormbringer (LP)

Chromatics

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

Psychic Ills

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

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Alan Vega - Saturn Strip

Ost & Kjex

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Christian Death - Deathwish

Meret Becker

perfect anthem for Berlin
Eisler/Brecht - Anmut sparet nicht noch Mühe

Shawn Lee

your liberation anthem
Patti Labelle - New Attitude

Defari

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

Sumner Brothers

you jog?

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

Tim Mälzer

take these three CDs/records with you:
Radiohead - Kid A

Mechanical Bride

you feel like 1982?
Stevie Nicks - Edge Of Seventeen

Parlour

a song that reminds you of school
The Stone Roses - I Am The Resurrection

No Age

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

The Revenge

best concert you ever attended
Daft Punk

Marissa Nadler

you sit in a plane?

I watch the movies instead because a lot ...

Ashley Beedle

you are love sick?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

The Invisible

you need to get work done?
Kraftwerk - Computer Love

Dillon

you miss Berlin?
Milva - Alexanderplatz

Cosmo

5 favorite drinks

Coffee / Hot Chocolate / Still Water / Cava / Rioja

Gossip

you meet your parents?
Pink Floyd

Malachai

you stay in bed?
The Wurzels - I Am A Cider Drinker

Drugstore

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carole King - Its Too Late

Port O'Brien

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Dear Prudence

Theo Parrish

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Wu-Tang Clan - Enter The 36 Chambers (LP)

Mungolian Jetset

you are love sick?
Bo Diddley

Tony Carrasco

the song to be played at your funeral

Too many too mention.

Bing Ji Ling

your sunday morning song
Erik Satie - Gymnopédies: No. 1

Suzanne Vega

record you were looking for the longest
Tim Christensen - Honeyburst

Rich Medina

you go to a club?
Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out

Million Stylez

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

Probably the job as being the prime minister ...

Audie Darling

favorite restaurant?

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

Social Disco Club


Top 10 favorite remixes of all time

Jazzanova

best Beatles song

So ein Gesamtkunstwerk an Musik kann man nicht ...

Munk

you meet your parents?

Messiaen oder neapoletanische Canzoni.

Chris Carrier

you wake up?
Fingers Inc - A Path

Zambri

you go to a club?
Modeselektor - 2000007

Vetiver

record you were looking for the longest
Slapp Happy - Casablanca Moon

Peter Broderick

record you were looking for the longest
Tarentel

Rocko Schamoni

favorite street corner?

Davidstrasse, Ecke Reeperbahn. Da ist die Davidwache, die ...

Gnod

best soundtrack ever
Rockers OST

Clare & The Reasons

you wash your hair?
Léo Chauliac & Charles Trenet - Que reste-t-il de nos a...

Kalabrese

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

Paul Frick

you play a game of chess?
Thelonious Monk - Everything

Treefight For Sunlight

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

Luca C & Brigante

you ride a bicycle?
Pink Floyd - Bike

White Denim

first record you bought
Digable Plantes - Reachin' (A New Refutation Of Time An...

Van She

5 favorite personal victories

Being born / Breaking the sound barrier in a ...

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

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

Howling Bells

you drive into the country?
John Parish - Westward Airways

Pyrolator

you cook?
Folk Implosion - Free To Go

Erol Alkan

you make love?
Madonna - Live To Tell

My Morning Jacket

you are in a depressive mood?
Iron & Wine - Cinder And Smoke

Charlotte Hatherley

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

Orishas

you wash your hair?

I listen to the sound of the water ...

Trentemoller

you feel like 1982?
Kraftwerk - Computerwelt

Sam Amidon

5 favorite movies

«The Ice Storm» by Ang Lee / «Pandora's ...

CALLmeKAT

which song fits the city the best?

Don’t know really. Depends on the day. 

Odawas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Baby You're A Rich Man

Andreya Triana

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Happy Bithday

Lloyd Cole

perfect anthem for New York
Richard Hell & The Voidoids - Blank Generation

Ame

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Paul Hindemith

A Guy Called Gerald

first record you bought
John Williams - The Star Wars Theme

The Bees

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Aphex Twin - Crying In Your Face

Ingrid Olava

favorite club?

2nd floor of Internasjonalen and Cafe Mono

Swahili Blonde

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Time - Jungle Love

Mark Richardson

you sit in a plane?
Elbow - Weather To Fly

Minus 8

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

Division Of Laura Lee

you sit in a plane?
M.I.A. - Paper Planes

Mr Scruff

you jog?
The Pharcyde - Runnin

Electric 6

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

The Priscillas

learn these three songs by heart:
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Zohra

5 favorite records
Tiefschwarz - Ghostrack

Shine 2009

you cook?
AR Kane - A Love From Outer Space

Baikonour

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Crosby - Laughing

Tracey Thorn

perfect anthem for London
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

Osborne

you wake up?

The index screen of a DVD. I always ...

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
Henry Mancini - Silver Streak

Alex Smoke

you are love sick?
Khonnor - Handwriting

Bosque Brown

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

James Pants

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
James Ferraro - Starbucks, Dr. Seussism, And While Your...

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite personal belongings

Meine Angel / Mein Fahrrad / Mein USB-Stick / Mein Studiorechner ...

Moonboots

best concert you ever attended
The Penguin Café Orchestra

Gwyneth Herbert

you prepare for an important date?
Wayne Country & The Electric Chairs - (If You Don't Wan...

Richard Norris

5 favorite English words

plinth / orgone / triptamine / foxy / languid

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Daft Punk - Digital Love

Quiet Village

you go to a club?
Faze Action - Spark

Whomadewho

you are in a depressive mood?
Shubidua

Cajun Dance Party

record you were looking for the longest

With the internet and stuff it’s pretty ...

Fol Chen

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

Colder

No. 8
Nick Drake - Riverman

José James

you sit in a plane?

Usually the set from the night before. We ...

Melanie C

5 favorite magazines

Vogue / Elle / Elle Decoration / In Style / Zest

Barn Owl

a song to seduce you
The Beatles - I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Wooden Shjips

you go fishing?
Parliament - Little Old Country Boy

Black Angels

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you drive a car late at night?
Depeche Mode - It’s No Good

Bebel Gilberto

best concert you ever attended
Lenny Kravitz

Manuel Tur

first record you bought
Alex Gopher - Party People

David Rodigan


Top 5 Rocksteady tunes (1-5); Top 5 Ska ...

Tim Sweeney

you take a bubble bath?
Dr. Demento - Fish Heads

Duke Special

best soundtrack ever
«Grace Of My Heart»

Alela Diane

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
John Prine - Sam Stone

Heavy

you play ping-pong?
ESG - Dance

Our Broken Garden

you stay in bed?
Cocteau Twins

Hannah Cohen

first record you bought

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

Tindersticks

your party anthem
Chic - Good Times

First Aid Kit

you sit in the subway?
Johnny Cash - Train Of Love

Simple Kid

you drive a car late at night?
Nervous Norvus - Transfusion

Seether

you prepare for an important date?
Revolting Cocks - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?

Lopazz

you go to a club?
Alex Cortex - Inward CTRL

Air

first record you remember
A Robin Hood storytelling record

Luke Solomon

5 favorite TV shows

Weeds / Its Always Sunny In Phillidelphia / Sopranos / QI ...

Plum

which song fits the city the best?
KT Tunstall - Under The Weather

Gary Numan

perfect anthem for London
Marilyn Manson - The Beautiful People

The Earlies

a record you fell in love to

PG: Mine is more a tale of lust ...

David Holmes

you fall asleep?

I never listen to any muic to fall ...

Yellowman

your liberation anthem
Yellowman - Zungguzungguguzungguzeng

AM

No. 4
Selda - Selda

Soft Rocks

you make breakfast?
Try To Find Me - Got To Get To My Baby

Yuck

you come home from the club?
Neu! - Hallogallo

Ricardo Villalobos

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

DJ Kent

you prepare for an important date?
The Isley Brothers - That Lady

Renegade Soundwave

perfect anthem for London
Francis Monkman - The Long Good Friday Theme

Joakim

you fall asleep?
Biosphere - Shenzhou

The Project Club

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Beloved - The Sun Rising (Gentle Night Mix)

Sondre Lerche

you make love?
Bernard Herrmann - Vertigo

The Ones

best concert you ever attended
James Brown

DJ Hell

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Roland Appel - Secrets

The Fray

best record store?

Twist & Shout – they are on Colfax Avenue. And ...

Ben Watt

you wake up?
Sufjan Stevens - Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highl...

Terry Lynn

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

My room. I don’t kiss on the ...

Newton Faulkner

No. 2
Kings Of Leon - Because Of The Times

Heidi Happy

you make love?
Rita Reys - One Less Bell To Answer

Valery Gore

you go to a club?
Lee Fields - Ladies

Wordsworth

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

Brennan Green

you run naked through a cornfield?

Either things are going really well or really ...

Lexx

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jimi Hendrix - Drifting

King Britt

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Jet Screamer - Eep Opp Ork Ah Ah!

Cazals

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Etta James - I'd Rather Go Blind

Love Inks

a song that reminds your friends of you
Beat Happening - Angel Gone

Barbara Carlotti

perfect anthem for Paris
John Cale - Paris 1919

Devendra Banhart

you sit in a plane?
Vetiver

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t want to waste the space ...

C. Gibbs

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake

Karl Bartos

a song you would use as a ring-tone

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

Doe Paoro

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

Tahiti 80

a song that reminds you of school
The Clash - Stay Free

Kissogram

you drive into the country?
Sibylle Baier - I Lost Something In The Hills

Sven Väth

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

Muss noch geschrieben werden!

Birdy Nam Nam

you paint your apartment?
Birdy Nam Nam - War Paint

Beautiful Swimmers

you run naked through a cornfield?
Alice Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Max Tundra

your ultimate heartbreak song
Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten

Architecture In Helsinki

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

Bodies Of Water

a record you fell in love to
Hank Williams

ESG

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Blak Jak - Ball Out ($500)

The Golden Filter

you meet your parents?
Karen O & The Kids - Worried Shoes

Ian Hart

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

Matmos

take these three books along:

«The Complete Reprint of Physique Pictorial: 1951-1990» / A ...

Nils Frahm

you sit in the subway?

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

Max Essa

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Vladimir Cosma - Promenade Sentimentale

US3

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

Anni Rossi

5 favorite cities

Gothenburg / Los Angeles / New Orleans / Vancouver B.C ...

Hugh Herrera

the song to be played at your funeral
Archie Bell & The Drells - Glad You Could Make It

Yoav

perfect song to end a party with
The Knife - Pass This On

Brasstronaut

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

Lo Fat Orchestra

your boozed up anthem

Keine Ahnung, wie wärs mit «Durstige M ...

Dwele

your boozed up anthem
Paul Wall - Sittin' Sidewayz

Polly Scattergood

you wash your hair?

I don’t listen to music while washing ...

Marcus Bonfanti

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

Memory Band

you wake up?
Pharoah Sanders - Golden Lamp

Daddy-O

you are love sick?
Tamia - Officially Missing You

Large Professor

5 favorite rhymes
The Lox - Breathe Easy

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Aaron Copland - Billy The Kid

Studio

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Caesars Palace - Rock De Puta Mierda

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Rastaman Vibration

Prefuse 73

you fall asleep?
Tyondai Braxton

Richard Hawley

5 favorite books

Patrick O’Brian has written 14 books about ...

M.A.N.D.Y.

you wake up?
Beck - We Live Again

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Urusei Yatsura - Kewpies Like Watermelon

Shakespeares Sister

your guilty pleasure song
Duffy - Stepping Stone

Tal Weiss

the song to be played at your funeral
Michael Bloomfield - See That My Grave Is Kept Clean

Stephan Remmler

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Damit beschäftige ich mich eigentlich nicht. Ich ...

DJ Nature

your guilty pleasure song
Kenny Rogers - Ruby

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

a record you fell in love to
Ennio Morricone - Once Upon A Time In The West

The Loose Salute

first record you bought
Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

Travis

you run from the cops?
Primal Scream - Trainspotting

Leon Ware

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Marvin Gaye - I Want You

Junior Boys

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Steely Dan - Can't Buy A Thrill

Thieves Like Us

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart

Jean-Michel Jarre

best concert you ever attended

That was a concert where I stood on ...

Apache Beat

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marine Girls - On My Mind

Woolfy

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bad Company - Bad Company

Peter Kruder

you make breakfast?

Die neuen Promos die in meiner Mailbox gelandet ...

Todd Terje

a record you fell in love to
Renee Geyer - Be There In The Morning

Adonis

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

Young Knives

learn these three songs by heart:
The Doors - Soft Parade

Natalie Tusia Beridze

what should one eat when in the city?

Strictly Georgian cuisine. Delicious and deadly!

Wally Badarou

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I keep my mobile silent at all times ...

Mugwump

you are love sick?
Deus - In A Bar, Under The Sea

El-P

you are in a depressive mood?
Cliff Martinez - Will She Come Back

Coyote

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Going Underground

Micah P. Hinson

first record you remember
John Denver - Greatest Hits

Cortney Tidwell

No. 5
Depeche Mode - Black Celebration

Bill Brewster

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Shawn Phillips - I Don't Want To Leave You, I Just Came...

Glass Candy

take these three CDs/records with you:
Nico - The Marble Index

Saint Etienne

first record you remember
The Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There

Sharon van Etten

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Swans - Children Of God

DJ Touché

No. 3

«The Living Dead At The Manchester Morgue» aka ...

Howlin' Rain

you meet your parents?
Bill Withers

Anja Schneider

perfect anthem for Berlin
Plastikman - Panikattack

Explosions In The Sky

you feel like 1982?
Minor Threat - Minor Threat

The Diaphanoids

you drive a car late at night?
Faust

Ronny & Renzo

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
The Cabildo's Three - Yuxtaposicion

Robin Saville

you drive a car late at night?
Burial - Broken Home

Rainer Trüby

you go to a club?
Lowrell - Mellow Mellow Right On

Erik Truffaz

No. 1
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

Angel Deradoorian

a record you fell in love to
Björk - Homogenic

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite restaurant?

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

Sóley

record you were looking for the longest
Chad Vangaalen - Diaper Island

Joan As Police Woman

you sit in a plane?
Cass McCombs - County Line

Good Shoes

you relax on a beach?
Patrick Wolf - Wind In The Wires

Nocturnes

a song that reminds you of school
Angelo Badalamenti - High School Swing

Art Brut

a song that reminds you of school
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band - I'm The Urban Space Man

Shitdisco

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Awesome 3 - Don't Go

Camille

you meet your parents?
David Kramer

Comanechi

you destroy a hotel room?
Trencher - When Dracula Thinks (Look At Me)

Olafur Arnalds

your boozed up anthem

I hate anthems. When I’m drunk I ...

Bush Tetras

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Butthole Surfers - Electric Larryland (LP)

Stratus

first record you remember
Bo Diddley - Road Runner

Heidi

you take a bubble bath?
Iron & Wine

Morpheus

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

Scout Niblett

first record you remember
Rod Stewart

Michael Reinboth

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye - A Funky Space Reincarnation

Oneida

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

The last time I was in a spooky ...

GusGus

you sit in a plane?
Gus Gus - Anthem

Thievery Corporation

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

Jacques Renault

No. 1
Syd Barrett - If It’s In You

Future Beat Alliance

first record you remember
The Human League - Don’t You Want Me

DJ Mehdi

you sit in a plane?
Nina Simone

Luke Haines

5 favorite drinks

Tea / Whisky / Whiskie / Wine / Strychnine

Gilles Peterson

you wake up?
Yusef Lateef - Brother John

Ada

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

De:bug / Spiegel / Kölner Stadtanzeiger

Tiga

you cook?

Never happens. I only cook breakfast cereal.

Papst & Abstinenzler

you drive a car late at night?
Bohren und der Club of Gore - Crimson Ways

Kool & The Gang

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

Sandro Perri

you wake up?
Giancarlo Vulcano - Portrait Of Arthur Rimbaud

Ora Cogan

you wake up?
Ben E. King - Amor

Johnossi

best day of the week in the city?

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

George Duke

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

Datarock

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

These New Puritans

you go to a club?
Capleton

Windsurf

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Flying

Lone Wolf

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Jason Molina - It's Easier Now

VV Brown

you want to get inspired?
Gustavo Santaolalla & Ryuichi Sakamoto - Babel

Jackpot

you wake up?

I try to keep the morning hours quiet ...

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
Kraftwerk - Radioactivity

Everything Everything

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Going Underground

Moving Units

you wake up?

The voices in my head.

Afrika Bambaataa

first record you remember
The Marvelettes - Too Many Fish In The Sea

Bob Power

the song to be played at your funeral
The O'Jays - Love Train

James Murphy

you are in a depressive mood?
Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat

Kevin Saunderson


Detroit

The Emperor Machine

you run naked through a cornfield?
Sly & The Family Stone - Runnin' Away

Andy Gill

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Fame

Raul Midon

5 favorite drinks

Mineral water / Gin Tonic / Water / Cerveza dos equis ...

Nicole Willis

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
B.B. King

Kathryn Williams

you go to a club?
Rotary Connection - I Am The Black Hole Of The Sun

Mouse On Mars

learn these three songs by heart:

Alles von David Guetta / «Copa Cabana» / «Sunshine Reggae»

Nicky Siano

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

Aaron Wright

record you were looking for the longest
Ron Sexsmith

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Adam & The Ants - Stand And Deliver

Pastor

you feel like 1982?
Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra

Mélissa Laveaux

your sunday morning song
Céu - Cangote

Kris Menace

you fall asleep?
Visit Venus - First Man On The Moog

Tiago

you wake up?
Sea Power & Change - Yesterday Is Dead

Gary Lucas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys - All Summer Long

Trevor Jackson

you prepare for an important date?
Tribe Called Quest - Electric Relaxation

Anna Kashfi

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elvis Costello - I Want You

Glimpse

5 favorite places in the world

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

Bettye Lavette

first record you remember
Art Gentry - Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy

Sibrydion

your party anthem
The Pogues - Fiesta

Max Romeo

you cook?
Jacob Miller - Tenement Yard

Mugison

5 favorite animals

Humans / Monkeys – used to have one when I ...

Linda Lewis

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

Invisible Conga People

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

Mooner

No. 8
Rah Band - The Crunch & Beyond

Kon & Amir

you go to a club?
Sir Joe Quarterman - Get Down Baby

Zwicker

you drive into the country?
Sufjan Stevens - Jacksonville

Dennis Kane

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

Steve Mason

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

The Late Greats

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Daniel Johnston - Casper The Friendly Ghost

Alexandra Hope

you prepare for an important date?
Blonde Redhead - Luv Machine

Chikinki

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Bad

DJ Cherrystones

you sit in a plane?

Mostly the Blues channel or any mediocre TV ...

Prince Language

your ultimate heartbreak song
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - The Love I Lost

Headless Heroes

you run naked through a cornfield?
Jason Falkner - Author Unknown

Lisbee Stainton

best concert you ever attended
Annie Lennox

Al Kent

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

The Battle Of Land And Sea

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

Lotte Kestner

first record you remember
«Xanadu»

White Hinterland

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

Eagles Of Death Metal

you make love?
Parliament - Clones Of Dr. Funkenstein (LP)

Chromeo

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Yesterday

Kaos

you meet your parents?
Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love

Franz Nicolay

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Duckmandu - Holiday In Cambodia

Horse Meat Disco

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

Dollboy

you make love?
The Cramps

Soul Mekanik

you come home from the club?
Isolee - Brazil.com

Kid Loco

you take a bubble bath?
Boney M. - Rivers Of Babylon

Marc Romboy

you drive a car late at night?
Edvard Grieg

Fujiya & Miyagi

your party anthem
Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno

The Chap

5 favorite personal belongings

CD burner / Jansport laptop bag / Down-filled duvet (every ...

Magic Arm

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Miles Davis - Round Midnight

Telepopmusik

your ultimate heartbreak song
Juliana Hatfield Three - My Sister

Brothers Of End

you sit in a plane?
Queens Of The Stone Age - The Lost Art Of Keeping A Sec...

Ilija Rudman

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Escape From New York - Fire In My Heart

Caron Wheeler

you sit in the subway?
Stevie Wonder - All Day Sucker

Blow Monkeys

a song that reminds your friends of you
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Marit Bergman


Stockholm

I moved from Stockholm to New York ...

Kinky

5 favorite records
Cocteau Twins - Blue Bell Knoll

Interpol

you run from the cops?
M.O.P. - Handle Ur Bizness

Like A Stuntman

you go to a club?
The Rock Steady Crew - Hey You

The Bangles

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

I would be screaming too loud to listen ...

The Jackets

a song you wish you'd written yourself
AC/DC - Ride On

Brian Jackson

your liberation anthem
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - Prayer For Everybody ...

Bill Adler

best Def Jam record ever
Public Enemy - Bring The Noise

Glen Johnson

best concert you ever attended
Fugazi

Chateau Flight

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

Seelenluft

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

Boom Bip

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

Jimi Jamison

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

Neon Heights

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

Boozoo Bajou

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Uncle Tupelo - Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down

Bronnt Industries Kapital

perfect anthem for Bristol
NOFX - Kids Of The K-Hole

Belle & Sebastian

you camp in the desert?
Jonathan Wilson - Desert Raven

Panico

No. 7
Sparklehorse - It’s A Wonderful Life

Rod Thomas

a song that reminds your friends of you
Ace Of Base - All That She Wants

Ian Pooley

you make love?
Missy Elliott - One Minute Man

Jonathan Wilson

you take a bubble bath?
Bright Eyes - Shell Games

Little Jackie

your boozed up anthem
The Beatles - Come Together

Chelonis R. Jones

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

Phenomenal Handclap Band

your party anthem
Todd Terje - Eurodans

Hot Chip

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Volume II

Michael Mayer

your party anthem
Anita Ward - Ring My Bell

Slove

you dig for old records?
Steve Reich - 2X5 Movement III: Fast (Vakula Remix)

KT Tunstall

you go fishing?
Kris Kristofferson - Sunday Morning Coming Down

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite fruits

apple / banana / watermelon (not the fruit itself, but ...

Efterklang

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Blackbird

Spinto Band

you are love sick?
Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted

Oyvind Morken

perfect song to end a party with
Carly Simon - Why

Justus Köhncke

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Caribou

first record you remember
Dave Mattacks

Mark Archer

best concert you ever attended

Got to see Chic a few years back ...

Tridact

you walk through a dark forest?
Aphex Twin - Schottkey 7th Path

Sandi Thom

you ride a bicycle?
Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild

Whirlwind Heat

first record you bought
Biz Markie- The Biz Never Sleeps (1988)

Wolf People

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Dungen - Ta Det Lugnt

Kurt Maloo

you fall asleep?
Teitur - Louis Louis

Little Dragon

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

Kissey Asplund

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Common - Go!

Julia Franck

take these three tools with you:

mein schönstes Laguiole / einen Stift, der ewig ...

New Young Pony Club

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Massive Attack - Blue Lines

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you come home from the club?
The Robocop Kraus - Disco Punks Fuck Off

Beppe Loda

perfect anthem for Milano
Giovanni D’Anzi - Oh Mia Bella Madonnina

Pearly Gates

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again (Like We Did Last Su...

Tanya Stephens

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

Jesse Lenat

you eat a cucumber?

Nothing. I’d like to listen to the ...

Dollskabeat

5 favorite animals

all big cats / all primates / bears (all breeds ...

Coldplay

a song that reminds you of school
Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name

Trusme

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

Grizzly Bear

you fall asleep?
Jose Gonzales - Heartbeats

Ewan Pearson

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

Lucky Luke

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

Alexander Robotnick

you sit in the subway?
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Karolina Stenstöm

what should one eat when in the city?

Falafel

Ratatat

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

Nedry

a song that reminds you of school
The Pogues - Thousands Are Sailing

Miss Platnum

you run naked through a cornfield?

Vogelgezwitscher.

Phil Mison

your sunday morning song
Pat Metheny - A Map Of The World

Cosmo Vitelli

perfect anthem for Paris
Taxi-Girl - P.A.R.I.S

The Morning Benders

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

Morgan Geist

you go to a club?

I want silence before the club.

Fiona Daniel

you meet your parents?
Antonio Vivaldi - Vier Jahreszeiten

David Morales

you make love?
The Chakachas - Jungle Fever

A Mountain Of One

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Because

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite human inventions

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

Alva Noto

you play a game of chess?
Autechre - Cap IV

Anne Clark

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore

Terence Bernardo

perfect song to end a party with
The Rolling Stones - Let It Loose

Tom Vek

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Squarepusher - Iambic 5 Poetry

Circlesquare

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

Al McKay

you take a bubble bath?
Gerald Wilson Orchestra

Omar

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Matthew Herbert

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Tom Waits / my mother / hunter

Justine D

you play ping-pong?
Hot Butter - Popcorn

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Siriusmo

John Foxx

best concert you ever attended
14 hour Technicolour Dream

Vashti Bunyan

get these three pets:

I have no animals around me at the ...

Sarah Jaffe

first record you remember
Radiohead - The Bends

Simone White

first record you remember
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Wall-E

you come home from the club?
Cornelius - Brazil

Minotaur Shock

you destroy a hotel room?
PJ Harvey - Rid Of Me

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you drive a car late at night?
Pavement - Range Life

Monday Michiru

you shop for shoes?
The Theme from Sex and the City

Fan Death

your party anthem
Man2Man - Male Stripper

Pacifika

you sit in the subway?
Ray LaMontagne

Pink Skull

perfect anthem for Philadelphia
«Too Fat Polka»

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
New Order

Matthew Dear

first record you remember
Hokey Pokey

Lucky Soul

you ride a bicycle?
Pavement - Range Life

Dinky

5 favorite magazines

Sound on Sound. I’m a junkie for ...

Gemma Ray

5 favorite cartoon characters

Spongebob Squarepants / Family Guy / American Das / Moomins / The ...

Wolfmother

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

Stefan Goldmann

you meet your parents?
Praxis - 1984

Woodpigeon

5 favorite records
Deerhunter - Microcastle

Ilya Santana

record you were looking for the longest
Gradiva - To The Funky Beat

We Are Scientists

5 favorite months

September / October / November / April / May

Hannah Scott

first record you remember
Oklahoma Soundtrack

Hacienda

a record you fell in love to
Elvis Presley - Loving You

Dan Michaelson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Etta James - I'd Rather Go Blind

Faust

you make love?

Ich bin 1949 geboren, tschuldige.

Editors

you go to a club?
Bloc Party - Banquet

Peanut Butter Wolf

you feel like 1982?
Herbie Hancock - Rockit

Kinski

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

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite cartoon characters

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

Riccio

what should one eat when in the city?

Tortellini, Lasagne, Crescentine, Prosciutto, Mortadella, Salame, Cotolette alla ...

!!!

you go to a club?

Whatever the DJ’s spinning 

In Flagranti

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

Hopefully there is a bar so I can ...

Ed Harcourt

you sit in the subway?
Ben Folds Five - Underground

Funkmasters

your ultimate heartbreak song

J: I have no idea.

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Elvis Presley - Snowbird

Ray Mang

you drive into the country?
Steve Reich - Electric Counterpoint

Race Horses

you drive a car late at night?
Canned Heat - On The Road Again

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite cartoon characters

Alice in Wonderland / Patrick from «Spongebob Squarepants» / The ...

Kelli Ali

you sit in the subway?
Marissa Nadler - Diamond Heart

Dave Clarke

you sit in a plane?
Gravenhurst

Senor Coconut

you fall asleep?
Haruomi Hosono - Omni Sight Seeing

John Daly

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

Smudo

you relax on a beach?

Hoffentlich keine Musik sondern nur das Meeresrauschen.

Final Fantasy

you are in a depressive mood?

I have to listen to every record made ...

A Touch Of Class

you take a bubble bath?
Dick Dale

Au Revoir Simone

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Benny Mardones - Into The Night

Lydia Lunch

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?

Which I do at least once a week ...

Fanfarlo

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

Mirror Mirror

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

Headman

your party anthem
808 State - Cubik

Casual

you are in a depressive mood?
2Pac

Higamos Hogamos

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The The - Giant

Kathy Zimmer

your party anthem
The Beatles - Twist And Shout

Apiento

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Massive Attack - Blue Lines

Azari & III

you wake up?
Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

Bloc Party

you take a bubble bath?
Suede - The Wild Ones

Dego

you sit in a plane?
Funk D'Void - Technoir

Chris Coco

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Black Devil Disco Club

you wake up?

I wake up without any music. If I ...

Lovefingers

best soundtrack ever
Ennio Morricone - Come Maddalena

Constance Amiot

a song you would send over the ocean
Nina Simone - Suzanne

Howe Gelb

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Comes With A Smile / Bomb / Tracks

Jay Jay Johanson

you wake up?
Brian Eno - The Pearl

Architeq

you destroy a hotel room?
Giuseppe De Luca - Rito A Los Angeles

John Klemmer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Charlie Chaplin - Smile

Holger Czukay

you cook?

Ohne Musik schmeckts besser.

Radio 4

the song to be played at your funeral

That’s too depressing.

Ralphi Rosario

a song that reminds you of school
Stevie Wonder - Masterblaster (Jammin')

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things that make you sexy

I dunno... aftershave, beers?

Rumer

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Come Together

Jesh

No. 10
The Muffs - Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow

Yacht

No. 10
LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver

Morton Valence

you sit in a plane?
Ritchie Valens

Jill Jones

you take a bubble bath?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Little Buddha

Dominique Leone

first record you remember
«Jimmy Crack Corn»

Mystery Jets

you sit in a plane?
Jimi Hendrix - Easy Rider

Leo Zero

your party anthem
D'llegance - Chanson D'llegance (Disconet Remix)

The Juan MacLean

No. 5
Bread - The Best Of Bread

Chrome Hoof

you run naked through a cornfield?
Deacon Blue

Wooden Birds

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - A Forest

Defend Moscow

your sunday morning song
Phoenix - Consolation Prizes

Unconventional Science

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Big L - The Big Picture

Kasper Bjorke

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

Chris & Cosey

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Future Bible Heroes - Losing Your Affection

Lhasa

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

My life isn’t over yet.

2raumwohnung

get these three TV channels by satellite:

Arte / Discovery Channel / Kinderkanal

Broken Social Scene

start to learn these three things:

play cello / use pro tools / carpentry

Loane

your boozed up anthem
Bee Gees - Living Together

Peter, Bjorn & John

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

The Phantom Band

the song to be played at your funeral
Queen - Who Wants To Live Forever?

Still Going

best concert you ever attended
Bauhaus

N.A.S.A.

a record you fell in love to
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Alan Oldham

No. 2
«Mister X»

Motor City Drum Ensemble

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

Trans Am

you cook?

Commercial radio stations.

Erobique

a record you fell in love to
Dusty Springfield - A Brand New Me

Morningwood

a record you fell in love to
Radiohead - The Bends

Lail Arad

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - Chelsea Morning

Cypress Hill

your boozed up anthem
Snoop Dogg - Ain't No Fun (If The Homies Can't Have Non...

Sons And Daughters

you cook?
Hasil Adkins - Chicken Walk

Jimmy Edgar

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mary J. Blige - Your Child

Toby Tobias

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any death metal or nasty ear grating music.

Bobbito Garcia

you wake up?
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - I Think I'll Call It ...

Metronomy

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite movies

Unzählbar.

Justice

5 favorite books

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

Magic Mike

a song that reminds you of school
Cybotron - Clear

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite English words

ubiquitous / tremendous / subsequently / cacophony / bollocks

My Bee's Garden

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Kinks - Tired Of Waiting For You

Fingerpicked

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

Dynamite Deluxe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

S: 99% des Deutscen Raps.

When Saints Go Machine

you come home from the club?
Gang Of Four - At Home He's A Tourist

Penguin Prison

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
N.O.R.E. - Banned From TV

Irvine Welsh

your boozed up anthem
The Pogues - The Boys From The County Hell

Holy Ghost!

you take a bubble bath?
David Axelrod - A Dream

The Soulsavers

you prepare for an important date?
Pixies - Doolittle

Annie

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Green Velvet - Flash

Marius Circus

you run naked through a cornfield?
Arthur Russell - In The Light Of The Miracle

Bomb The Bass

first record you remember
The Wombles Theme song

Mavis Staples

your ultimate heartbreak song
Nina Simone - Do What You Gotta Do

Fabrizio Mammarella

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

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite authors

Louis de Dernieres / Joan Brady / Herbert Whone / Greg ...

Tha 4orce

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters

The Shortwave Set

your liberation anthem
Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right

Dani Siciliano

best concert you ever attended
U2

Jacob Golden

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Bit-tuner

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

WOZ / Spex / GEO

Syd Matters

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

The Good Natured

invite these three persons for a weekend:

My mother, father and brother, Marcus, Claire, Alice ...

Beverley Knight

you wake up?
Earth, Wind & Fire - September

Horace Andy

you are love sick?

I can’t play a song because I ...

Jakob der Lügner

the song to be played at your funeral
Marteli Mumenthaler - Nachem Räge schiint d'Sunne

Living Things

you wake up?
Paul McCartney - Junk

Kid Koala

you sit by the river?
Louis Armstrong - Moon River

Empire Of The Sun

you wake up?
Neil Young - When God Made Me

Bjorn Torske

you prepare for an important date?
James P. Johnson - Carolina Shout

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Alter Ego

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing

Round Table Knights

you walk the cat walk?
Holy Ghost! - Hold On

Nick Chacona

your party anthem
Aly-Us - Follow Me

Sebastien Tellier

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

James Holden

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Gravenhurst

you drive a car late at night?
Mastodon - Colony Of Birchmen

Pilooski

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I don't use songs as a ringtone ...

Kool Keith

record you were looking for the longest
Rick James - Super Freak

Cornelius

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

Charles Webster

you go to a club?
Romanthony - Hold On

Telephones

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

Daniel Wang

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Carpenters - Ordinary Fool
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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

the song to be played at your funeral
Link Wray - Rumble

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Doe Paoro

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

+more

Valery Gore

you make love?
Bernice - Pacemaker

+more

Sarah Jaffe

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Too Short - Blow the Whistle

+more