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Michael Mayer

is co-founder and owner of Kompakt – the most crucial minimal empire of the world. Starting out as a mere record store in Cologne, then branching out as a record label, a distribution company and finally also being a party and artists agency. Mayer released records since 1999 – under his own name or together with Superpitcher as SuperMayer.

a song that reminds you of school
Paul Young - Come Back And Stay
your boozed up anthem
Roberto Blanco - Ein Bisschen Spass Muss Sein
a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
James Blunt - You're Beautiful
record you were looking for the longest
John Carpenter - They Live
a record you fell in love to
Madonna - Into The Groove
first record you remember
Roy Black, Alexandra & Ivan Rebroff - Vergissmeinnicht
the song to be played at your funeral

Ist mir egal. Ich habe dann schon mein Leben lang immer die Musik ausgewählt. Wenn ich tot bin, sollen das bitte andere übernehmen.

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Photon Inc - Generate Power
your ultimate heartbreak song
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman
a song that inspires you
Trio - Da Da Da
perfect anthem for Cologne
De Räuber - Denn wenn et Trömmelche jeht
best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang
your party anthem
Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
first record you bought
Dschingis Khan - Dschingis Khan
a song that reminds your friends of you
Laid Back - Bakerman
a song you would use as a ring-tone
Supermayer - Two Of Us

Ich wurde dazu gezwungen...

your sunday morning song
Richard Harris - MacArthur Park
best video clip you ever saw
Herbie Hancock - Rockit
a song you wish you'd written yourself
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Matthew Herbert

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

Everything Everything

you ride a bicycle?
Queen - Bicycle Race

Bettye Lavette

your party anthem
T Baby - Whit It Baby

Air

the song to be played at your funeral
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

Alan Oldham


Comics that inspired me (in no particular order)

Defari

first record you bought
George Clinton - Atomic Dog

Beverley Knight

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Lovefingers

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Memory Of A Free Festival

Stephan Remmler

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beach Boys

Telephones

you ride a bicycle?
David Bowie - Heroes

The Juan MacLean

No. 5
Bread - The Best Of Bread

Neon Heights

you sit in the subway?

The rhythm of the rails and strangers gossip.

Bing Ji Ling

a song that reminds you of school
Cole Porter - Anything Goes

Trusme

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Anything that is sang on X Factor.

Cornelius

you run from the cops?
Bon Jovi - Runaway

Constance Amiot

best concert you ever attended

A concert at the Bayou, a small club ...

Jill Jones

you run naked through a cornfield?
Cocteau Twins - How To Bring A Blush To The Snow

Sandi Thom

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

Broken Social Scene

first record you remember
Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke

DJ Hell

you play a game of chess?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Gwyneth Herbert

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Going Underground

Dani Siciliano

first record you remember
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Ballet From Swan Lake

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite instruments

Klavier, Cello, Querflöte, Stimme, Nyckelharfe.

Vashti Bunyan

learn these three songs by heart:
David Crosby - Traction In The Rain

Architecture In Helsinki

record you were looking for the longest
Sizzla - Give Me A Try

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite movies

«2001: A Space Odyssey» by Stanley Kubrick / «The ...

Richard Hawley

you sit in the subway?

This is getting stupid now...

Trans Am

you cook?

Commercial radio stations.

Lanoiraude

5 favorite personal tragedies

Amandine / Emma / Valentine / Chloé / Aurélie

Kid Loco

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

Max Romeo

you are in a depressive mood?
Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time

Al McKay

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

Art Brut

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

Telepopmusik

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

Sumner Brothers

you jog?

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

David Pajo

take these three CDs/records with you:

All the jazz soundtracks I own

Pink Skull

first record you remember
Donna Summer - On The Radio

Chris Coco

you make love?
Sigur Rós - ()

Future Beat Alliance

record you were looking for the longest
X Marks The Pedwalk - Solitude

Zohra

5 favorite instruments

Drumpad SPD-S / Jembe Drums CDJ / 1000MK3 Pioneer / Mixtable ...

Morton Valence

you cook?
Vera Lynn - There'll Always Be An England

The Chap

5 favorite personal tragedies

growing up without the internet / not eating Greek ...

Micah P. Hinson

your party anthem
Bee Gees - Tragedy

The Loose Salute

a record you fell in love to
Stevie Wonder - Talking Book

Jimi Jamison

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Elvis Presley - Adam And Evil

Fanfarlo

a song that reminds you of school
Baltimora - Tarzan Boy

Radio 4

your ultimate heartbreak song
Otis Redding - I've Been Loving You Too Long

Gilles Peterson

you wake up?
Yusef Lateef - Brother John

Luke Haines

5 favorite drinks

Tea / Whisky / Whiskie / Wine / Strychnine

These New Puritans

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jay-Z - Swagga Like Us

Luke Solomon

you wake up?
Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah

Memory Band

you prepare for an important date?
Robert Wyatt - I'm A Believer

El-P

perfect anthem for New York
Kool G Rap & DJ Polo - Streets Of New York

Andreya Triana

your sunday morning song
Bob Marley - Is This Love

Hannah Cohen

record you were looking for the longest
Chico Buarque & Ennio Morricone - Per Un Pugno Di Samba

Alexander Robotnick

you sit in a plane?
John Coltrane - My Favorite Things

Kinski

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Any Time At All

New Young Pony Club

you run naked through a cornfield?
Broadcast

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite bands you know personally

Morning Teleportation / Screaming Tea Party / Foals / Autovaughn / Let ...

Olafur Arnalds

a record you fell in love to
Jimmy Eat World - Clarity

Cypress Hill

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf

Marcus Bonfanti

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

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

a song that reminds your friends of you

You should ask «my friends» that.

Tim Mälzer

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses

Ed Harcourt

you cook?
Puccini

Shitdisco

a record you fell in love to
Ace Of Base - All That She Wants

Unconventional Science

your sunday morning song
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you make love?

Not with a soundtrack, sir. Tried once with ...

Minus 8

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

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

Audie Darling


Nashville

Sven Väth

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dieter Bohlen

Barbara Carlotti

you drive into the country?
General Elektriks - Raid The Radio

Kissey Asplund

you shop for shoes?
Luther Vandross - Never Too Much

Ingrid Olava

favorite place to shag?

My bedroom (yes, I’m boring).

Shakespeares Sister

you cook?
The Elgins - Heaven Must've Sent You

Comanechi

you ride a bicycle?
Jitterin' Jinn - Annie

Marissa Nadler

first record you remember
The Beatles - Abbey Road

Beautiful Swimmers

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?

A: That will be rough as I have ...

Wall-E

you run naked through a cornfield?
David Axelrod - Warning Talk (Part I )

Lhasa

your sunday morning song
Franz Schubert - The Hungarian Melody

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I Love You... that’s a difficult one!

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Pavement - Brighten The Corners

Jay Jay Johanson

you wake up?
Brian Eno - The Plateaux Of Mirror

Birdy Nam Nam

you run from the cops?
Giorgio Moroder - The Chase

Lotte Kestner

your liberation anthem
Björk - Joga

Glimpse

you are love sick?
Eric Clapton - Malted Milk

Peter, Bjorn & John

you are stoned?
Holiday For Strings

Port O'Brien

first record you bought
The Beach Boys - 20 Greatest Hits

The Emperor Machine

you want to disturb your neighbours?
The Emperor Machine - An Introduction To Outer Space

Ora Cogan

you go fishing?
John Lurie - Fishing With John

Mystery Jets

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Bloc Party - So Here We Are

Horace Andy

No. 6
Bob Marley - Get Up, Stand Up

Travis

you need to get work done?

Nothing. Can’t listen to anything when I ...

Holy Ghost!

you take a bubble bath?
Ernie from Sesame Street - Rubber Ducky

Morpheus

you take a bubble bath?
King Crimson - The Wake Of Poseidon (LP)

Chrome Hoof

you sit in the subway?
Visage - Night Train

Baikonour

a record you fell in love to
Cocteau Twins & Harold Budd - The Moon And The Melodies

Nicole Willis

a record you fell in love to
Heatwave - Always And Forever

Moonboots

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bobby Goldsboro - Summer (The First Time)

Zwicker

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Bernard Herrmann - Love Scene

Lloyd Cole

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kris Kristofferson - Help Me Make It Through The Night

Bottin

you feel like 1982?
Simple Minds - New Gold Dream

John Klemmer

you are in a depressive mood?
Frank Sinatra - A Man Alone

Mavis Staples

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite records
Todd Rundgren - Todd Rundgren

Xiu Xiu

take these three books along:

the bible / the koran / the gita

Fujiya & Miyagi

your party anthem
The Contours - Just A Little Misunderstanding

Chikinki

a song that reminds your friends of you
John Coltrane - My Favorite Things

Sondre Lerche

you ride a bicycle?

I used to take the bike to the ...

Jazzanova

you play lego?
Baby Dream Vol. 19 - Backe Backe Kuchen

Rainer Trüby

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Adventures In Paradise

Circlesquare

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

Mark Richardson

you are on the tour bus?
The Virginmarys - Bang Bang Bang

Wooden Shjips

you sit in a plane?
Judee Sill - Enchanted Sky Machines

Theo Parrish

you camp in the desert?
The Jones Girls - Nights Over Egypt

Robin Saville

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Dusty Springfield - The Look Of Love

Morningwood

you make love?
Otis Redding - Open The Door

Alva Noto

you come home from the club?
Gas - Gas

Brasstronaut

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

Bill Brewster

you work in the garden?
Andreas Vollenweider - Behind The Gardens / Behind The ...

Headless Heroes

you drive into the country?
Television - Marquee Moon

Tindersticks

your sunday morning song

The radio is my Sunday morning. BBC. Radio ...

Jacob Golden

a song that reminds you of school
Slayer - South Of Heaven

The Bees

you sit in the subway?
Quasimoto - Bad Character

Johnossi

favorite club?

J & O: We’re not going out that ...

DJ Vadim

you make love?
Marvin Gaye

James Yorkston

your boozed up anthem

I booze down. 

DJ Nature

first record you remember
Martha & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Streets

Drugstore

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

Sandro Perri

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Judas Priest - The Ripper

Valery Gore

you smuggle diamonds?
Genesis - Just A Job To Do

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite cities

I'm more of a country girl at ...

M.A.N.D.Y.

you ride a bicycle?
The Libertines

Tridact

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

Fol Chen

you go to a club?
The Move - It Wasn't My Idea To Dance

Clare & The Reasons

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Robert Fletcher & Cole Porter - Don’t Fence Me In

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you go to a club?
Fela Kuti - Shakara

Mélissa Laveaux

first record you remember
Martha Jean-Claude - I Don't Care

The Project Club

you destroy a hotel room?
Ludwig van Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata

Sibrydion

No. 8
Texas Radio Band - Baccta’ Crackin’

Georg Levin

you are love sick?
The Beatles - Julia

J Rawls

5 favorite human inventions

computer / phonograph / video / television / celly

Moving Units

the song to be played at your funeral
Neil Young

Barn Owl

the song to be played at your funeral

Too dark...

Bill Callahan

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kris Kristofferson - Sunday Morning Coming Down

The Fray

you sit in a plane?
Fleetwood Mac - Rumors

Kathryn Williams

you relax on a beach?
Kings Of Convenience

Kid Koala

you walk in the rain?
Jay Black & The Americans - Walking In The Rain

Rod Thomas

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Grapefruit Moon

The Soulsavers

you cook?
Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland

Cosmin TRG

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Wallpaper / Monocle / The Sartorialist

Jackpot

you are in the sauna?
Hurriganes

Race Horses

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

Martin Rev

you repair a synthesizer?

Ha, I won’t do that. I take ...

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite movies

«Jacob’s Ladder» by Adrian Lyne / «The Idiots ...

Anja Schneider

perfect anthem for Berlin
Plastikman - Panikattack

Fabrizio Mammarella

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Ruckzuck

Gnod

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Something

Renegade Soundwave

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

Motor City Drum Ensemble

your ultimate heartbreak song
Lou Bond - To The Establishment

Karl Culley

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Randy Newman - I Think It's Going To Rain Today

Stefan Goldmann

you go to a club?
Laurent Garnier - Crispy Bacon

In Flagranti

you cook?

Reggae has a good vibe for cooking.

Dinky

5 favorite remixes
Chica And The Folder - Soufflé (Sonja Moonear Dans Ma C...

White Hinterland

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Max Essa

you want to disturb your neighbours?
King Tubby & Prince Jammy - Channel One Under Heavy Man...

Shawn Lee

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
James Blunt

Bodies Of Water

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Long Long Long

Chuck D

you sit in the subway?

Anythingt from my label www.slamjamz.com

Oneida

you go fishing?

Haven’t fished since I was 8 years ...

Bit-tuner

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

Final Fantasy

a song that reminds you of school
INXS - Kick

Marius Circus

you feel like 1982?
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

Sam Amidon

you are love sick?
Ryland Bouchard - Seeds

Architeq

you play ping-pong?
Kelpe - Shipwreck Glue

Nocturnes

your party anthem
Fela Kuti - Expensive Shit

Kathy Zimmer

your sunday morning song
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God

Magic Arm

you come home from the club?
Joan As Police Woman - The Ride

Monday Michiru

you run naked through a cornfield?
John Barry - Born Free

Kurt Maloo

you walk through a dark forest?
Björk

DJ Kent

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

Emmy The Great

best video clip you ever saw
Beastie Boys - Sabotage

Yuck

5 favorite records
Pixies - Doolittle

Kaos

you are love sick?
Shocking Blue - Daemon Lover

Todd Terje

first record you bought
Bjørn Torske - Sexy Disco

Oyvind Morken

a record you fell in love to
Shuggie Otis

Sarah Jaffe

your ultimate heartbreak song
Fleetwood Mac - Silver Springs

Peter Kruder

you feel lonely?
Terry Callier - 900 Miles

Belle & Sebastian

you feel like 1982?
The Human League - Don't You Want Me

Yellowman

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

Justine D

5 favorite songs by David Bowie
David Bowie - Future Legend

Jean-Michel Jarre

your ultimate heartbreak song
Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite things about Finland

Sauna / Mushrooms / Bears / Water / Air

Mugwump

you wake up?
Prince - The Future

Angel Deradoorian

a record you fell in love to
Björk - Homogenic

Hannah Scott

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Life On Mars?

Kris Menace

the song to be played at your funeral

Burn me! No funeral please!

Omar

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Curtis Mayfield - Greatest Hits

GusGus

you sit in the subway?

Siggi: There’s no subway in Reykjavik!

Meret Becker

first record you remember
The Beatles - Help!

Tiga

a song that reminds you of school
Marc Almond - Tears Run Rings

Junior Boys

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She's Leaving Home

Wordsworth

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime

Alter Ego

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

Love Inks

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I'll Follow The Sun

Apiento

you make breakfast?
Wally Badarou - Waltz

Luca C & Brigante

first record you remember
Harry Belafonte - Matilda

Pearly Gates

your ultimate heartbreak song
Gladys Knight & The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia

Peter Broderick

a record you fell in love to
Sam Amidon - All Is Well

Ray Mang

you drive into the country?
Steve Reich - Electric Counterpoint

The Ones

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - You And I

Dennis Kane

you drive a car late at night?
Willie Nelson - Are You Sure

Caribou

best soundtrack ever
Popol Vuh - Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner

Lydia Lunch

you paint your apartment?
Scarface

Nick Chacona

you walk in the rain?
Simon & Garfunkel - Late In The Evening

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite records
African Head Charge - My Life In A Hole In The Ground

Joan As Police Woman

you stay in bed?
The Dixie Hummingbirds - Is There Anyone In Heaven That...

Glen Johnson

record you were looking for the longest
Felt - Mexican Bandits

Papst & Abstinenzler

you rob a bank?
Rosebud - Bank Robbery

Suzanne Vega

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Tom Vek

you work in the garden?
Feist - Mushaboom

Dego

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

Thieves Like Us

you come home from the club?
Steven Halpern & Dallas Smith - Threshhold

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song you would use as a ring-tone

One of Massimo's tracks.

Fan Death

your ultimate heartbreak song
Prince - Strange Relationship

Caron Wheeler

the song to be played at your funeral
Chaka Khan & Bruce Hornsby - Love Me Still

Melanie C

5 favorite human inventions

Phone / TV / Car / Aeroplane / iPod

Loane

first record you bought
Madonna - Who's That Girl

Funkmasters

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

Chromeo

No. 2
DJ Quik - I Don't Want To Eat It

Still Going

your sunday morning song

E & L: Usually we are sleeping sunday mornings.

DJ Touché

No. 6

«The House By The Cemetery» (Lucio Fulci, 1981 ...

Apache Beat

your boozed up anthem
David Bowie - Scary Monsters

Kool & The Gang

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

Tanya Stephens

you want to get inspired?
John Lennon - Imagine

Odawas

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

John Daly

get these three pets:

three monkeys

Soul Clap

the song to be played at your funeral
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads

Treefight For Sunlight

a record you fell in love to
Radiohead - OK Computer

Wolfmother

you are love sick?
Black Sabbath - NIB

We Are Wolves

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

riding my bike / cute girls at rock shows ...

Erol Alkan

you make love?
Madonna - Live To Tell

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure

Hatcham Social

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

Dollskabeat

5 favorite records
Joan Armatrading - Joan Armatrading

Colder

No. 3
Coil - Teenage Lightning

Thievery Corporation

you prepare for an important date?
Snowboy - There's Nothing Like This

Pyrolator

you rob a bank?
Todd Edwards - Thank You

Dave Clarke

the song to be played at your funeral

That is a secret. You’ll have to ...

Candi Staton

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Beyoncé - Irreplaceable

Jimmy Edgar

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mary J. Blige - Your Child

Kasper Bjorke

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Animal Collective - My Girls

Ada

start to learn these three things:

Fische fangen / Fische ausnehmen / Fische zubereiten

Lucky Soul

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

Seether

No. 10
Sevendust - Animosity

Lail Arad

you feel like 2000?
Macy Gray - I Try

Electric 6

you prepare for an important date?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - From Her To Eternity

Empire Of The Sun

you sit in the subway?
Glen Campbell - Gentle On My Mind

Kalabrese

first record you bought
Antonello Venditti

Bill Adler

a song that reminds you of school
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels - Devil With A Blue Dr...

Shine 2009

you are love sick?
Prefab Sprout - Wild Horses

Million Stylez

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

Probably the job as being the prime minister ...

Prefuse 73

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

Franz Nicolay

you paint your apartment?
The Rumble Strips - Girls And Boys In Love

Rocko Schamoni

favorite sports team?

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

Chromatics

your party anthem
Donna Summer - Bad Girls

Boom Bip

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Michael Jackson - Human Nature

Heidi Happy

you wake up?
Gilbert Bécaud - Nathalie

Pacifika

5 favorite personal belongings

RC30 / bicycle / skateboard / surfboard / tintin collection

Bosque Brown

your liberation anthem
Belle & Sebastian - My Wandering Days Are Over

Woolfy

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

Ame

you sit in the subway?

Sitz ich nie!

Metronomy

a song to seduce you
Tweet - Southern Hummingbird

Matmos

you need to get work done?
Nurse With Wound - Soliloquy for Lilith

Cosmo

5 favorite records
The Beatles - L.O.V.E.

Gravenhurst

you are love sick?
The Smiths

Richard Norris

you come home from the club?
Ulrich Schnauss - On My Own

Simple Kid

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Status Quo - Down Down

Ost & Kjex

you fall asleep?
Carcass - Reek Of Putrefaction

Tahiti 80

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Isley Brothers - Love Put Me On The Corner

Pepe Bradock

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Stevie Wonder - Visions

Magic Mike

your boozed up anthem
DMX - Ruff Ryder Anthem

AM

No. 4
Selda - Selda

Dollboy

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Elgar - Nimrod

Jesse Lenat

you come home from the club?

Nothing. If I’ve just been to a ...

Interpol

you feel like 1982?
Michael Jackson - Human Nature

Nicky Siano

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Laura Nyro - Poverty Train

Vetiver

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

Modeselektor

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

Strassenbahn / Bus / Flugzeug (Lufthansa) / Taxi / Fahrrad

Irvine Welsh

first record you remember
The Beatles - From Me To You

Tal Weiss

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

Invisible Conga People

you start a riot?
INU - Right Sider

Lucky Luke

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes

Lo Fat Orchestra

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Getting Better

Psychic Ills

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

A Touch Of Class

perfect anthem for New York
LCD Soundsystem - Losing My Edge

US3

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Martha

Jakob der Lügner

a song that reminds you of school
Samantha Fox - Touch Me

Holger Czukay

you sit in the subway?

Ich hasse Musik in der U-Bahn.

Aaron Wright

first record you bought
Bon Jovi - These Days

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
Mark Isham - The Hitcher

Sebastien Tellier

your sunday morning song
Perry Como - Solo Tu

Brian Jackson

the song to be played at your funeral
Donny Hathaway - Someday We'll All Be Free

Minotaur Shock

you prepare for an important date?
Steely Dan

Al Kent

a record you fell in love to
Janet Jackson & Luther Vandross - The Best Things In Li...

Max Tundra

your party anthem
IQ - Beef In A Box

Syd Matters

you are in a depressive mood?
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Spanish Dance Troupe

DJ Mehdi

a record you fell in love to
Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You

A Mountain Of One

your boozed up anthem
George Kranz - Din Daa Daa

Efterklang

a record you fell in love to
Jeff Buckley - Grace

When Saints Go Machine

you make love?
Nico - Chelsea Girl

Yacht

No. 1
Wilson Phillips - Hold On

Toby Tobias

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

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite human inventions

the bicycle / the radio / the record player / the ...

Phil Mison

a song that reminds you of school
Adam & the Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier

Blow Monkeys

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

Nedry

your sunday morning song
Tortoise

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite personal victories

laughing at all the shit thrown at you ...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song that reminds you of school
Squire - September Gurls

Howe Gelb

take these three games along:

Texas Hold Em / Tahoe Hold Em / Omaha

The Jackets

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

White Denim

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Alice

Michael Mayer

first record you bought
Dschingis Khan - Dschingis Khan

Spinto Band

you sit in the subway?

No Music. I always listen to the sounds ...

VV Brown

you paint your apartment?
The B-52's - Love Shack

The Miserable Rich

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Lovebug Starski - Amityville

Bobbito Garcia

you take a bubble bath?
Tiny Tim - Tiptoe Through The Tulips

Senor Coconut

you are in a depressive mood?
Perez Prado

Andy Gill

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

Raul Midon

5 favorite books

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

Molly Wagger

you run from the cops?
Beastie Boys - Sabotage

Soft Rocks

you feel like 1982?
Futura 2000 (ft. The Clash) - The Escapades Of Futura 2...

Brothers Of End

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Brigitte Bardot - Une Histoire De Plage

Coldplay

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Pogues - Fairytale Of New York

Tony Carrasco

record you were looking for the longest

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

Quiet Village

you sit in a plane?
Grover Washington Jr. - Mister Magic

Devendra Banhart

you make love?
Lil' Kim

Jesh

No. 8
MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

Gemma Ray

you take a bubble bath?
Leonard Cohen - Who By Fire

Mugison

5 favorite cities

Isafjordur (you got to like where you live ...

Brennan Green

you jog?

Never.

Young Knives

learn these three songs by heart:
Chet Baker - My Funny Valentine

Kelli Ali

you are stoned?
The Velvet Underground - Venus In Furs

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Alternative TV - Action Time Vision

The Invisible

you need to get work done?
Kraftwerk - Computer Love

Bronnt Industries Kapital

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

Dominique Leone

take these three CDs/records with you:

A mixtape I made my friend Katie with ...

Daniel Wang

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

Datarock

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

Bomb The Bass

a record you fell in love to
The Buzzocks - Ever Fallen In Love (With Somebody You S...

Casual

first record you bought
UTFO - Lethal

Lexx

you are in a depressive mood?
Richard Ashcroft - Check The Meaning

DJ Nu-Mark

a song that reminds you of school
Depeche Mode - Get The Balance Right

Howlin' Rain

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis

Whitehouse

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

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite cartoon characters

Starscream / Ram Man / The Shredder / Cheetara / Preceptor

Ian Pooley

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Fingerpicked

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

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

via fax / cheat on them until they find ...

Justus Köhncke

record you were looking for the longest
Imagination - Changes (Larry Levan Mix)

Little Jackie

you take a bubble bath?
Janis Joplin

Ralphi Rosario

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

Adonis

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

Lindstrom

you play a game of chess?
Chess OST

No Age

you make love?
The Sea And Cake - The Kiss

Anna Kashfi

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way

Nils Frahm

you ride a bicycle?
David Darling - Dark Wood

Division Of Laura Lee

you run naked through a cornfield?
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Zorba The Greek

The Priscillas

learn these three songs by heart:
Ming Tea feat. Mike Myers - BBC

Stratus

you sit in the subway?
Pedestrians - Commuter Fantasy

Panico

No. 3
The Jesus And Mary Chain - Psychocandy

Riccio

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

Work in food. As everywhere in Italy.

The Battle Of Land And Sea

first record you bought
Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA

Sóley

best concert you ever attended

Ahh too many... But I´d love to ...

Ewan Pearson

a song that reminds you of school
Status Quo - Sweet Caroline

José James

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Isley Brothers - Mission To Please You

Dan Michaelson

first record you remember
Musical Youth - Pass The Dutchie

Mark E.

you relax on a beach?

José Padilla mixtapes.

Trentemoller

you paint your apartment?

I rarely paint my apartement.

Newton Faulkner

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - I'm Still Here

Black Angels

you sit in the subway?
Spacemen 3

David Morales

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Prodigy - Firestarter

Turzi

your ultimate heartbreak song

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

!!!

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Peggy Lee - Is That All There Is?

Editors

you feel like 1992?
Cast - Sandstorm

Joakim

you sit in the subway?
impLOG - Holland Tunnel Dive

Zambri

you drive into the country?
Beach House - Norway

Mungolian Jetset

you relax on a beach?
Robert Palmer - Spanish Moon

My Bee's Garden

your party anthem

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

Captain Sensible

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Cramps

Munk

you ride a bicycle?
Queen - Bicycle Race

Slove

you are in the sauna?
Bryan Ferry - Alphaville (Leo Zero Remix)

Hugh Herrera

perfect anthem for San Diego
Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer

Hacienda

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

Charles Webster

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Glass Candy

perfect anthem for New York
Schoolly D - P.S.K. (What Does It Mean?)

Mechanical Bride

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

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Hüsker Dü - Eight Miles High

Jonathan Wilson

a record you fell in love to
Beachwood Sparks - Beachwood Sparks

Malachai

you destroy a hotel room?
The Wurzels - I Am A Cider Drinker

Bebel Gilberto

a record you fell in love to
Bebel Gilberto - All In One

The Shortwave Set

a song that reminds you of school
Madonna - Borderline

Sharon van Etten

a song you would send over the ocean
Glass Ghost - Like A Diamond

Cosmo Vitelli

a song that reminds you of school
Beastie Boys - No Sleep Till Brooklyn

Manuel Tur

first record you remember
Eric Clapton - Layla (Acoustic)

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Whitey

George Duke

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

Boozoo Bajou

perfect anthem for Nurnberg
Neal Casal - Free To Go

The Good Natured

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Vogue / NME / The Sunday Times. I read none ...

Anne Clark

you walk in the rain?
Robert Rich

Saint Etienne

you cook?
Burt Bacharach - Pacific Coast Highway

Smudo

you prepare for an important date?
Weird Al Yankovic - Bohemian Polka

C. Gibbs

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Elliott Smith

James Murphy

you drive a car late at night?
NEU! - NEU! 75

Woodpigeon

you sit in the subway?
Yo La Tengo - Blue Line Swinger

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite things about LA

Mexican Food / Weather / The Dodgers / Grifith Observitory / Tar ...

Windsurf

you go to a club?
Broker/Dealer - Afterhours

Lopazz

you work in the garden?

Eine gute Frage, denn ich habe einen sehr ...

A Guy Called Gerald

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sade - Love Is Stronger Than Pride

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite personal belongings

Um es mit dem Text von «Woman» (ein ...

Droog

you repair a synthesizer?
Jean-Michel Jarre - Oxygene

Fiona Daniel

you go to a club?
Michael Jackson - Black Or White

Bloc Party

you are in a depressive mood?
Godspeed You! Black Emporer - Moya

Defend Moscow

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

Erik Truffaz

you are love sick?
Lou Reed - Animal Language

Terence Bernardo

the song to be played at your funeral
George Harrison - What Is Life

N.A.S.A.

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

Heidi

you run naked through a cornfield?
Joni Mitchell - Little Green

Jacques Renault

No. 15
The Velvet Underground - All Tomorrow Parties

Large Professor

5 favorite MCs

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

Steve Mason

the song to be played at your funeral
Dean Parrish - I'm On My Way

Pilooski

record you were looking for the longest
Clara Mondshine - Memorymetropolis

Leo Zero

best Beatles song
The Beatles - You've Got To Hide Your Love

Midlake

best concert you ever attended
Michael Jackson

The Earlies

last record bought

RLR: I don’t buy records anymore what ...

Black Devil Disco Club

you are love sick?
Pink Floyd - Sorrow

Michael Reinboth

you are love sick?
Maze - While I'm Alone

Peanut Butter Wolf

your boozed up anthem
Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes

Ilija Rudman

best soundtrack ever
Rick James - Everywhere I Go

Horse Meat Disco

take these three games along:

Swingball: the only child's game of choice ...

Ben Watt

you run naked through a cornfield?

Too noisy for music, all that corn.

Seelenluft

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Chris Carrier

5 favorite instruments

piano / battery / rhythm box / TR-909 Roland / Tetra by ...

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite records
The Stranglers - The Raven

Ian Hart

best video clip you ever saw
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Dillon

you wake up?
Billie Holiday - It's The Same Old Story

Bob Power

your liberation anthem
Sly & The Family Stone - Stand

Osborne

first record you remember
Captain Zoom - Happy Birthday, Todd

The Golden Filter

you jog?
Vivian Girls - Where Do You Run To

The Phantom Band

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kraftwerk - Computer Love

Lisbee Stainton

the song to be played at your funeral
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Kissogram

you meet your parents?
Michael Hurley - Watertrain

Duke Special

best soundtrack ever
«Grace Of My Heart»

Erobique

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elvis Costello - Alison

Rich Medina

you feel like 1982?
Fearless Four - Rockin' It

My Morning Jacket

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

Kon & Amir

you meet your parents?

Kon: Moms passed, Pops lives on the 3rd ...

Paul Frick

you sit in a plane?
Thundercat - Walkin

Charlotte Hatherley

the song to be played at your funeral
«Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead» from The Wizard of Oz

Swahili Blonde

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Robert Fripp & League Of Gentlemen - Inductive Resonanc...

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite movies

«The Odd Couple» von Gene Saks / «Le fabuleux ...

Anni Rossi

5 favorite bands that hail from Minnesota

Hüsker Dü / Best Friends Forever / Prince / Bob ...

Camille

you feel like 1982?
Dead Kennedys - Too Drunk To Fuck

Kevin Saunderson

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

On Belle Isle. It’s an island in ...

Linda Lewis

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

Mirror Mirror

your guilty pleasure song
Mariah Carey - All I Want For Christmas Is You

Our Broken Garden

you destroy a hotel room?

I don’t.

Gary Lucas

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

Gary Numan

first record you remember
Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues

Kinky

you come home from the club?
T. Rex - Get It On

Mooner

No. 3
Vangelis - See You Later

Faust

your sunday morning song

Da schlafe ich noch.

CALLmeKAT

favorite building?

The Royal Library/Black Diamond maybe... But I ...

Penguin Prison

a record you fell in love to
Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song

Prince Language

you go to a club?
Marshall Jefferson - Move Your Body (The House Music An...

Parlour

a song you wish you'd written yourself
ABBA - Chess

Round Table Knights

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Albert Ayler - Vibrations

Whirlwind Heat

you play a game of chess?
Chris LeDoux - Amarillo By Morning

Morgan Geist

you walk in the rain?

The rain.

David Holmes

you are in a depressive mood?
Phil Spector

Dynamite Deluxe

a song you wish you'd written yourself

D: Oh, endlos viele!

ESG

you come home from the club?
The Gap Band - Early In The Morning

Wolf People

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Terry Reid - Seed Of Memory

Trevor Jackson

you are on a football field?

I never play football.

Coyote

you need to get work done?
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Work

Azari & III

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Diamanda Galas - Plague Mass

Higamos Hogamos

you drive into the country?
The Kinks - Are The Village Green Preservation Society

The Rayographs

first record you bought
Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract

Orishas

you drive a car late at night?
Francisco Pancho Céspedes

The Late Greats

you make love?
N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton

James Pants

perfect song to end a party with
Frankie Avalon - Venus

Mark Archer

the perfect anthem for Stafford
Bizarre Inc - Playing With Knives

Doe Paoro

a song that reminds you of school
Dennis Alcapone – Teach The Children

Rebelski

you make love?
Brian Eno - The Plateaux Of Mirror

Beppe Loda

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Beppe Loda & Marco DJ - Sognando

KT Tunstall

you destroy a hotel room?
The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

Living Things

No. 3
Paul McCartney - Paul McCartney

Wally Badarou

a record you fell in love to
Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D Major

Justice

5 favorite magazines

Lowdown / VlCE / Tokion /Public (french gossip tabloid) / Top ...

Marit Bergman

favorite building?

Centralbadet. Great Art Nouveau.

Mr Scruff

you sit in the subway?
The Subway Riders - After The Session

Annie

you make love?
The Flying Lizards - Get Up (Sex Machine)

Chateau Flight

best song by Serge Gainsbourg
Serge Gainsbourg - Ballad of Melody Nelson (LP)

Frank Black

take these three books along:

Lewis Carroll: «Through the Looking Glass». Even more ...

Heavy

you paint your apartment?
Lipps Inc. - Funky Town

King Britt

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

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

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

Ilya Santana

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

I think will never jump.

The Diaphanoids

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Curtis Mayfield

Ashley Beedle

you go to a club?
Mikey Dread - Jungle Signal

Tha 4orce

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On

Gossip

you work in the garden?
Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come

Grizzly Bear

you prepare for an important date?
The Clientele - Bookshop Casanova

Kool Keith

you are love sick?
The O'Jays - Love Train

Dwele

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pharcyde - Passin' Me By

Alela Diane

your ultimate heartbreak song
Kate Wolf - You're Not Standing Like You Used To

Ricardo Villalobos

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

The Revenge

record you were looking for the longest
Unfinished Business - Out Of My Hands (Love's Taken Ove...

John Foxx

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Rebel Rebel

Rumer

your ultimate heartbreak song
I Loves You Porgy

Yoav

first record you remember
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Alexandra Hope

you paint your apartment?
Fever Ray - When I Grow Up

Au Revoir Simone

you sit in the subway?
Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out

Bush Tetras

record you were looking for the longest
The Stranglers - Golden Brown

Cazals

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

Studio

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Stone Roses - Fools Gold

Padded Cell

you make breakfast?
Ramsey Lewis - Mother Nature's Son (LP)

Howling Bells

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You

Hot Chip

you feel like 1982?
Kraftwerk - Das Model

Marc Romboy

you are on a football field?
Kevin Keegan - Head Over Heels In Love

Ronny & Renzo

you run naked through a cornfield?
Fred Wesley & The JB's - Damn Right I'm Somebody

Jesper Dahlbäck


Stockholm is defenitly a love/hate city. Some ...

Soul Mekanik

you wake up?
The Penguin Café Orchestra - Pale Peach Jukebox

Emma Tricca

you walk in the rain?
Joni Mitchell - Marcie

Cajun Dance Party

first record you bought
Blink 182 - Take Off Your Pants And Jacket

Plum

take these three CDs/records with you:
Unsung - I Looked Back At My House, White As A Washing ...

Pastor

you go to a club?
Armand Van Helden - U Don't Know Me

Ratatat

your boozed up anthem
Jadakiss - We Gon' Make It

Tim Sweeney

you go to a club?
Billy Ocean - Night (Feel Like Getting Down)

Leon Ware

first record you bought
Erroll Garner - Concert By The Sea

Good Shoes

you sit in the subway?
The Long Blondes - Giddy Stratospheres

Karl Bartos

a song you would use as a ring-tone

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

Scout Niblett

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

There's not one constant song... but if ...

The Morning Benders

your party anthem
Talking Heads - Making Flippy Floppy

Terry Lynn

favorite restaurant?

Jamrock Cafe, 69 Knutsford Boulevard.

Miss Platnum

you smuggle diamonds?
Shirley Bassey - Diamonds Are Forever

First Aid Kit

you play lego?
Devendra Banhart - I Feel Just Like A Child

James Holden

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Mathew Jonson - Marionette

Julia Franck

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

meine Freunde / die potentielle Möglichkeit ins Kino ...

Matthew Dear

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

Chris & Cosey

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Whomadewho

5 favorite remixes
Ame Strong - Tout Est Bleu (Francois K Remix)

Social Disco Club

No. 3
Alice Smith - Love Endeavor (Maurice Fulton Remix)

Chelonis R. Jones

you make breakfast?
Sugar Minott

Alex Smoke

you jog?

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

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite cities

Seattle / Los Angeles / New York / Omaha / Potsdam

Skull Defekts

take these three games along:

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

Tiago

you take a bubble bath?
Gala Drop - Frog Scene

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite club?

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

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
Leonard Bernstein - Westside Story

Van She

5 favorite drinks

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

The Bangles

you make love?
Calexico

Simone White

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

David Rodigan

No. 8
The Clarendonians - Rudie Bam Bam

Mouse On Mars

take these three CDs/records with you:
Neil Young - Harvest

Daddy-O

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

Afrika Bambaataa

you drive a car late at night?
Dionne Warwick

Polly Scattergood

learn these three songs by heart:
«Puff The Magic Dragon»

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you wake up?
Metallica - Seek And Destroy
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Issue 6

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

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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 ...

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Hannah Cohen

perfect anthem for New York
Gang Gang Dance

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Doe Paoro

the song to be played at your funeral
«St James Infirmary»

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Valery Gore

you stay in bed?
Kurt Vile - Peeping Tomboy

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Sarah Jaffe

a song that reminds you of school
Travis - The Man Who

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