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Morton Valence

have been around since the mid 00s and have almost been on the verge of making it ever since. Robert «Hacker» Jessett and Anne Gilpin assemble musicians around them (right now they are a 5-piece) to make their delicate pop vision of rock n roll ballads, country & western love songs and everything dramatic under the moon. 

Which song do you listen to when...
you feel like 1982?
David Bowie - 1984

Two years to go David, weh hey!! 

you take a bubble bath?
Suicide - Frankie Teardrop

Great song to burst bubbles to.

you ride a bicycle?
The Jesus And Mary Chain - The Living End

To justify my leather jacket.

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

Oh yeah baby!!

you go to a club?
The Flintstones Theme Song

To have a yabba dabba do dah gay ol' time, complete with the club.

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

To make sure my cooking keeps its je ne sais quoi!

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Smiths - How Soon is Now?

Quite clearly I need attention.

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

Easy tiger!

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

For shock value.

you drive a car late at night?
Joey Beltram - Energy Flash

Great for road rage.

you are love sick?
Lou Reed - The Bed

It gives one's depression an interesting cultural reference point.

you make love?
Judas Priest - Breaking The Law

Keeping it real.

you meet your parents?
The Magnetic Fields - Papa Was A Rodeo

Coz love was a trucker's hand.

you sit in a plane?
Buddy Holly
Ritchie Valens
Big Bopper

Anything by them keeps things nice and edgy.

you sit by the river?
Urban Noises

Any Sound Effects Library Album of Urban Noises, to prevent myself from having complete mental breakdown and jumping in the thing.

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Carl Orff - Carmina Burana

To relax.

you sit in the subway?
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

Coz there's nothing wrong with good old fashioned pun.

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

To get some perspective on the other people in the van.

you wake up?
The Butthole Surfers - The Shah Sleeps in Lee Harvey's Grave

If that don't wake me up call an undertaker.

you walk in the rain?
Selfish Cunt - Britain Is Shit

Lovely memories.

Questions answered by: Robert Jesset

Gilles Peterson

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

Cypress Hill

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

The Golden Filter

you sit by a camp fire?
Arthur Brown - Fire

Woodpigeon

5 favorite personal victories

Singing in front of someone / Going back to ...

Ashley Beedle

you go to a club?
Half Pint - Greetings

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite TV shows

Anything enlightening. I hate game shows and big ...

Shawn Lee

your liberation anthem
Patti Labelle - New Attitude

Bob Power

you sit in the subway?
Earth, Wind & Fire - Greatest Hits

Kinski

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Osmonds - Crazy Horses

Rocko Schamoni

what should one eat when in the city?

Hamburger

A Mountain Of One

the song to be played at your funeral
Henry Mancini - Moon River

Ben Watt

a song that reminds your friends of you

You better ask them.

Ilija Rudman

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

The Project Club

you go fishing?
Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left (LP)

Fiona Daniel

you make love?
Nina Kinerts - Pets & Friends

Devendra Banhart

you make love?
Lil' Kim

Neon Heights

you fall asleep?
Sonic Youth - Flowers

Renegade Soundwave

a record you fell in love to
Coldplay - Clocks (Röyksopp Remix)

Bronnt Industries Kapital

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

Tracey Thorn

perfect anthem for London
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

Kissogram

you sit in a plane?
Bridget St John - Ask Me No Questions

Wall-E

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t have any neighbors!

Chateau Flight

the song to be played at your funeral
The Kaddich

Boom Bip

you drive a car late at night?
Cluster - Marzipan

Bush Tetras

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
REO Speedwagon

DJ Kent

you walk in the rain?
Flash & The Pan - Walking In The Rain

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite books

Mikhail Bulgakov: «The Master And The Margarita» / Voltaire ...

The Bees

you prepare for an important date?
Tom Tom Club - Pleasure Of Love

Robin Saville

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Andrew Coleman - Hang Up Season

Eagles Of Death Metal

you go to a club?
Madonna - Music

Yoav

your party anthem
Prodigy - Out Of Space

Leroy Burgess

first record you remember
Percy Faith

Barn Owl

your guilty pleasure song
ASAP Rocky - Peso

Bodies Of Water

your party anthem
Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

Irvine Welsh

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You

Junior Boys

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bob James - Angela (Theme from «Taxi»)

Marissa Nadler

a song that reminds your friends of you
Bob Dylan - Isis

The Soulsavers

you play a game of chess?
Cannonball Adderley - Phenix

Shakespeares Sister

your party anthem
James Brown - Honky Tonk

Belle & Sebastian

a song everyone should hear
Broadcast - Before We Begin

Explosions In The Sky

you drive into the country?
Arvo Paert - Fratres

Richard Norris

5 favorite remixes
Primal Scream - Uptown (Weatherall Remix)

Dwele

record you were looking for the longest
Kool & The Gang - Open Sesame

Heavy

you are love sick?
Miles Davis - Iris

Trusme

a record you fell in love to
Coldplay - Parachutes

Emmy The Great

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Arab Strap

Pyrolator

5 favorite records
Martin Denny - Afro Desia

Pepe Bradock

first record you remember
Jimi Hendrix - Axis: Bold As Love

Fanfarlo

record you were looking for the longest
The Beach Boys - Stack-o-Tracks

Ralphi Rosario

a record you fell in love to
Deniece Williams - Silly

George Duke

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

Padded Cell

you cook?
Fujiya & Miyagi - Transparent Things (LP)

Coldplay

a song that reminds your friends of you
Queen - We Are The Champions

Kevin Saunderson

favorite sports team?

Detroit Pistons. That’s the baseketball team. They ...

Dinky

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

C. Gibbs

first record you remember
Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever

Angel Deradoorian

the song to be played at your funeral
Madonna - Holiday

Psychic Ills

you wash your hair?
The Pretty Things - Grass

Ingrid Olava

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

The same best job as anywhere else in ...

Nicky Siano

you sit in the subway?

I rarely listen to music on the subway ...

Jacques Renault

No. 12
Love - Que Vida

Van She

5 favorite things that make you sexy

My body / Her body / Music / Sex / Having sex

David Morales

you sit in the subway?
South Shore Commission - We're On The Right Track

Soft Rocks

you stay in bed?

Lie-ins are a precious commodity around my way ...

Thievery Corporation

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

Mavis Staples

perfect anthem for Chicago
R. Kelly - Steppin' Into Heaven

Lexx

you drive a car late at night?

Was meine Freunde spielen. Ich habe kein Auto.

Vetiver

perfect anthem for San Francisco
Eric Burdon & The Animals - San Franciscan Nights

Kaos

you meet your parents?
Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love

Shitdisco

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dave Berry - The Crying Game

Wally Badarou

the song to be played at your funeral

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

Ilya Santana

first record you remember
The Alan Parsons Project - Mammagamma

Fujiya & Miyagi

your boozed up anthem
Sizzla - Subterranean Homesick Blues

The Loose Salute

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

Luca C & Brigante

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

Wordsworth

first record you bought
Run DMC - Here We Go

Cazals

your party anthem
Ike & Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits

Justine D

5 favorite records
The Beatles - The White Album

Horace Andy

No. 7
Burning Spear - Marcus Garvey

Anne Clark

you camp in the desert?
Robert Rich - Alien Zoology

Mirror Mirror

you wake up?
Dead Can Dance - Carnival Of Light

Constance Amiot

a song to seduce you

Any Jimi Hendrix song.

The Late Greats

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

The Phantom Band

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Tangled Up In Blue

Alva Noto

you feel like 1982?
Danielle Dax - Evil Honky Stomp

Mugwump

you sit in the subway?
B12

Beppe Loda

best Beatles song

Too many of them are beautiful.

Fol Chen

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

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song that reminds you of school
Squire - September Gurls

DJ Vadim

you make love?
Marvin Gaye

Spinto Band

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

Mystery Jets

you camp in the desert?
The Doors - The End

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

your sunday morning song
Judy Collins - Send In The Clowns

Bosque Brown

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

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

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

These New Puritans

you sit in a plane?
Britney Spears - Why Should I Be Sad

Jackpot

you ride a bicycle?
Suicide - Ghostrider

Funkmasters

a record you fell in love to
Ivory Joe Hunter - Since I Met You Baby

Lisbee Stainton

a record you fell in love to
Oasis - Champagne Supernova

Dollskabeat

you ride a bicycle?
The Fall - Living Too Late

Oneida

you wake up?

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

Joan As Police Woman

you prepare for an important date?
Iggy Pop - Fall In Love With Me

Stefan Goldmann

you are love sick?

Nichts aus der Sammlung meiner Ex-Freundin. Ansonsten aber ...

Radio 4

the song to be played at your funeral

That’s too depressing.

Cornelius

you prepare for an important date?
Date Course Pentagon Royal Garden - Structure

Tiago

you go to a soundsystem?
Justin Vandervolgen - It Takes One To Make One

The Revenge

best concert you ever attended
Daft Punk

Molly Wagger

you stay in bed?
The Beta Band - Dry The Rain

Morgan Geist

you go to a club?

I want silence before the club.

Morton Valence

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

Morningwood

best video clip you ever saw
David Lee Roth - California Girls

The Diaphanoids

you are love sick?
Nick Cave

Suzanne Vega

the song to be played at your funeral
Judy Collins - Priests

Raul Midon

5 favorite things about New York

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

Ricardo Villalobos

first record you bought
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Chelonis R. Jones

best video clip you ever saw
David Bowie - Space Oddity

Ame

you feel like 1982?
Phil Collins - Behind The Lines

Smudo

you drive a car late at night?

Hoerbuecher.

Living Things

you prepare for an important date?
The Rolling Stones - Cocksucker Blues

US3

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

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Can - Ege Bamyasi

Jacob Golden

your ultimate heartbreak song
Red House Painters - Katy Song

Gravenhurst

you run from the cops?
Iron Maiden - Phantom Of The Opera

N.A.S.A.

you go fishing?
Primus - John The Fisherman

Peanut Butter Wolf

you come home from the club?
Baron Zen - Burn Rubber (Dam Funk Remix)

Ruede Hagelstein

you feel lonely?
Grandaddy - Miner At The Dial

Aaron Wright

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beatles - Martha My Dear

Higamos Hogamos

you come home from the club?
Talking Heads - Crosseyed And Painless

Oyvind Morken

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lauryn Hill - I Find It Hard To Say (Rebel)

Tiga

you are in a depressive mood?
Lucky Jim - Lesbia

The Hidden Cameras

your ultimate heartbreak song
Macy Gray - I Try

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite records
The Doors - Waiting For The Sun

Telephones

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Massimiliano Pagliara - In Order Of More Depth

Micah P. Hinson

record you were looking for the longest
The Smashing Pumpkins - Melancholy And The Infinite Sad...

Port O'Brien

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
R. Kelly - Trapped in The Closet

Sam Amidon

you destroy a hotel room?
Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog - Party Intellectuals

Travis

you are love sick?
Teenage Fanclub - Your Love Is The Place I Come From

Annie

you are in a depressive mood?
Vangelis

Whirlwind Heat

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Yes - Heart Of The Sunrise

José James

you work in the garden?
Chopin

Sibrydion

No. 2
Meic Stevens - Gwymon

Bit-tuner

take these three CDs/records with you:
Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I&II

Barbara Carlotti

you come home from the club?
Françoise Hardy - Comment Te Dire Adieu

Bing Ji Ling

first record you bought
Naked Eyes - Always Something There To Remind Me

Parlour

your boozed up anthem
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Nocturnes

best concert you ever attended
Thee Oh Sees

Trentemoller

you surf the internet?

I rarely use the internet.

Kathy Zimmer

your boozed up anthem
AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long

James Pants

best concert you ever attended
Felix Kubin

Horse Meat Disco

invite these three persons for a weekend:

No-one! Seeing anyone knowing that they would have ...

Race Horses

a song that reminds you of school
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Patio Song

VV Brown

you miss London?
Blur - Song 2

Tal Weiss

a record you fell in love to
Love - Forever Changes

Toby Tobias

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

Dave Clarke

the song to be played at your funeral

That is a secret. You’ll have to ...

Minus 8

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
David Bowie - Five Years

Interpol

you pretend to be married?
Manu Chao - Je Ne t'aime Plus

Final Fantasy

best Beatles song

There is only one good Beatles song, I ...

Circlesquare

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

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
John Cougar Mellencamp - Thundering Hearts

Kool Keith

best Marley Marl track
MC Shan - Left Me Lonely

Terence Bernardo

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - The White Lady Loves You More

Ian Pooley

you wake up?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Brian Jackson

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Someday My Prince Will Come

Paul Frick

you rob a bank?
Mr. Bungle - Ars Moriendi

Pacifika

you make love?

Dancehall Reggae.

Zohra

you feel like 1989?
Prince & Sheena Easton - U Got The Look

Unconventional Science

best concert you ever attended
Lower Class Citizens

Still Going

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Helter Skelter

Mr Scruff

you wake up?
Joyce Williams - The First Thing I Do In The Morning

New Young Pony Club

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

2raumwohnung

take these three books along:

Eduard von Keyserling: «Fürstinnen» / Sogyal Rinpoche: «Das ...

Soul Mekanik

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

Defari

your ultimate heartbreak song
Michael Jackson - She's Out Of My Life

Magic Mike

first record you remember
The Jackson 5 - ABC

Bill Brewster

you meet your parents?
Shirley Bassey - Something

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things to be afraid of

spiders / heights / flying / hospitals / dentists

Erik Truffaz

you relax on a beach?
Björk - Volta

Kris Menace

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Radiohead - All I Need

Osborne

you wake up?

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

Matthew Dear

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

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite records
Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2

Al McKay

you prepare for an important date?

Depends on the date... probably something Classical or ...

Melanie C

5 favorite personal belongings

Phone / TV / Car / iPod / Home

My Morning Jacket

you eat a cucumber?
Faith No More - Surprise! You’re Dead!

Justice

5 favorite records
The Beatles - Revolver

Jazzanova

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour de France

Charlotte Hatherley

you wake up?
The Clash - Should I Stay Or Should I Go

Natalie Tusia Beridze

favorite band hailing from the city?

Cisperi Trio

Jesse Lenat

you are love sick?
Joni Mitchell

Drugstore

you camp in the desert?

Only in dream-sequence, then Capt Jack Sparrow bizarrely ...

Kissey Asplund

you walk in the rain?
Liquid Spirits - Outro

Pearly Gates

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - I Wish

Kalabrese

best Kraftwerk song

Kraftwerk hab ich nie gehört.

Bottin

your sunday morning song
Tears For Fears - Head Over Heels

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Sigur Rós - Takk

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite movies

Blade Runner / Logan’s Run / Midnight Cowboy / The ...

Apache Beat

the song to be played at your funeral
Brian Eno - Spider And I

Ian Hart

the song to be played at your funeral
Ludwig van Beethoven - 3rd symphony 2nd part requirium

Meret Becker

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beatles - Michelle

Coyote

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Eagles - Hotel California

Cajun Dance Party

the song to be played at your funeral
Smog - Dress Sexy At My Funeral

Brennan Green

you relax on a beach?

I will be in the water, on the ...

Luke Haines

5 favorite cities

Bradford / Exeter / Cologne / Munich / Damascus

Architecture In Helsinki

your sunday morning song
Roxy Music - Avalon

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite personal belongings

My first acoustic guitar / my MC5 T-shirt / my ...

Todd Terje

a record you fell in love to
Creative Source - You Can't Hide Love

Theo Parrish

you play ping-pong?
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Computer Game

White Hinterland

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

David Holmes

you wake up?
Stereolab

Jimmy Edgar

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mary J. Blige - Your Child

Georg Levin

you take part in a peace rally?
Devendra Banhart - Heard Somebody Say

Broken Social Scene

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

Yellowman

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Sergei Wassiljewitsch Rachmaninow

Apiento

you meet your parents?
The Penguin Café Orchestra

John Foxx

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Ludwig van Beethoven - Für Elise

Peter Broderick

the song to be played at your funeral
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Bill Callahan

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

Lhasa

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

My life isn’t over yet.

Treefight For Sunlight

best concert you ever attended
Dirty Projectors

Leo Zero

a record you fell in love to
Fingers Inc. - Another Side

Seether

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

Chrome Hoof

record you were looking for the longest

«Original Dark» album for under 20 pounds... Not ...

Motor City Drum Ensemble

the song to be played at your funeral
Pharoah Sanders - Prince Of Peace

Luke Solomon

5 favorite things that make you sexy

my hat collection / my all in one leather ...

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite cartoon characters

Ulysses / Dogtanian / Timmy / Charles Montgomery Burns / Groundskeeper Willy

Lanoiraude

5 favorite cities

Playin 4 the City. A top French deep ...

Alexandra Hope

you make love?
Francis Lai - Un Homme et une femme

Mélissa Laveaux

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Micachu - Golden Phone

Everything Everything

the song to be played at your funeral
TV On The Radio - Family Tree

Beautiful Swimmers

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

Black Devil Disco Club

you make love?

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

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Claude Debussy - La Mer

Yacht

No. 6
The Vandals - Fear Of A Punk Planet

Johnossi

favorite band hailing from the city?

J: Hmm... from Stockholm... I can’t remember ...

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Der aktuelle Top Hit aus den Grossraumdiscos.

Colder

No. 1
Gyorgy Ligeti - Lux Aeterna

Windsurf

you are in a depressive mood?
Sun Ra - Lanquidity

Whomadewho

5 favorite remixes
Headman - It Rough (Chicken Lips Remix)

Little Dragon

5 favorite personal victories

When we discovered badminton, tofu icecream, internet, yoga ...

Zwicker

you fall asleep?
The Flaming Lips - Are You A Hypnotist??

GusGus

you drive a car late at night?
Sonny Rollins

M.A.N.D.Y.

you sit in a plane?
New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

Cosmo

5 favorite personal belongings

My record collection / My Bozak and hi-fi system ...

Efterklang

your ultimate heartbreak song
Berlin - Take My Breath Away

Slove

you repair a synthesizer?
Losoul - Overland

Gary Lucas

your party anthem
The Sweet - Ballroom Blitz

Rich Medina

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Carl Thomas - Summer Rain

Kool & The Gang

you are on a football field?

The echo of the pre game and after ...

Alela Diane

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

The Rayographs

first record you remember
Rolf Harris - Six White Boomers

Caron Wheeler

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

The Emperor Machine

you wake up?
Cybotron - Clear

DJ Nu-Mark

best Marley Marl track
MC Shan - The Bridge

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Metallica - Fade To Black

Yuck

you are love sick?
The Cure - Friday I'm in Love

Mark E.

you run from the cops?
Pigbag - Pigbag

Caribou

best concert you ever attended
Lightning Bolt; Sun Ra Arkestra

The Ones

a song that reminds you of school
Labelle - Lady Marmalade

Bloc Party

you relax on a beach?

Gordon Moakes: I prefer to read on the ...

Doe Paoro

record you were looking for the longest

These Kora recordings I had bought in Botswana ...

Karolina Stenstöm

which person from the city you like the most?

no one

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Shellac - Prayer To God

Magic Arm

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

Kasper Bjorke

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

Anna Kashfi

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Social Disco Club

No. 8
Pam Todd - Let's Get Together (Mr. Chinn's Eternal Love...

Sven Väth

the song to be played at your funeral

Hm...überleg ich mir noch...

A Guy Called Gerald

first record you remember
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Lone Wolf

a song that reminds you of school
Scatman John - Scatman

Plum

take these three DVDs along:

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

In Flagranti

you run from the cops?

That’s too long ago, I was a ...

Mooner

No. 7
Supermax - Fly With Me

Richard Hawley

5 favorite records
Gene Vincent - Say Mama

Lotte Kestner

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Architeq

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lightning Bolt

Andreya Triana

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

Lydia Lunch

you feel like 1980?
The Stooges - 1969

Kinky

you wake up?
The Dandy Warhols - Good Morning

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite human inventions

Anrufbeantworter / Voltmeter / meine Waschmaschine Marke Bosch, läuft ...

Trevor Jackson

you are on a football field?

I never play football.

Jimi Jamison

your sunday morning song
Bill Withers - Just As I Am

Marit Bergman

favorite building?

Centralbadet. Great Art Nouveau.

The Invisible

5 favorite human inventions

all musical instruments / textiles / language / vinyl / millenium falcon

Candi Staton

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Gnod

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Metallica - Kill’em All

Chromeo

No. 5
Prince - I Would Die 4 U

Whitehouse

best David Bowie song

I was a Marc Bolan kid, remember?

The Shortwave Set

first record you bought
Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen

Tindersticks

record you were looking for the longest
John Barry - The Wrong Box

Kathryn Williams

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

Memory Band

you are love sick?
Anne Briggs - Go Your Way

Moving Units

you prepare for an important date?

Nothing is important.

Wooden Birds

the song to be played at your funeral

No music at my funeral, please?

Howe Gelb

take these three tools with you:

right eyebrow / left eyebrow / slightly crinkled beard

Dynamite Deluxe

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Lovefingers

your sunday morning song
Deniece Williams - Free

Matmos

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Bauhaus - The Three Shadows

Chris & Cosey

first record you remember
Perry Como - Catch A Fallen Star

Pink Skull

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

Dominique Leone

your party anthem
Prince & The Revolution - Kiss

Pastor

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Ohm Sweet Ohm

Tom Vek

5 favorite records
Lamb - Fear Of Fours

Justus Köhncke

a song that reminds you of school
Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)

Monday Michiru

best concert you ever attended
Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays

David Pajo

take these three tools with you:

A Philips head screw driver / Some hand towels ...

Orishas

you watch girls go by?
Marc Anthony - Valio La Pena

Audie Darling

best movie that takes place in the city?

The only movies I can think of filmed ...

Hot Chip

you sit in a plane?

Al: I’m really afraid of flying, so ...

Charles Webster

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nanci Griffith - There's A Light Beyond These Woods

The Good Natured

take these three CDs/records with you:
Cat Power - You Are Free

The Chap

5 favorite things about London

BBC Radio 2 / Nandos (chicken restaurant chain) / the ...

Stephan Remmler

a song you wish you'd written yourself
White Christmas

Young Knives

your boozed up anthem
The Monkees - Hey Hey We're The Monkees

No Age

you drive a car late at night?
Napalm Death - Multinational Corporations

DJ Mehdi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
DJ Mehdi - Lucky Boy

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite human inventions

shoes / bridges / cranes / drums / trains

Glen Johnson

first record you bought
The Specials - Too Much Too Young

Birdy Nam Nam

you are love sick?
Serge Gainsbourg - Love On The Beat

Thieves Like Us

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - Disintegration

Polly Scattergood

take these three tools with you:

wire / a saw / some sandpaper. Then I could ...

Emma Tricca

first record you bought
Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin'

Max Romeo

you wash your hair?

It’s hardly ever that I wash my ...

Peter, Bjorn & John

you are stoned?
Holiday For Strings

El-P

the song to be played at your funeral
EPMD - You Gots To Chill

Tim Sweeney

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

We Are Scientists

5 favorite bands you know personally

Editors / Bishop Allen / Roland Shanks / Foreign Born / The ...

Dollboy

the song to be played at your funeral
David Essex - Rock On

Clare & The Reasons

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Steve Reich - It’s Gonna Rain

!!!

your ultimate heartbreak song
Neil Young - Danger Bird

Wooden Shjips

you jog?
Snapper - Buddy

A Touch Of Class

perfect anthem for New York
LCD Soundsystem - Losing My Edge

Hugh Herrera

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

Beverley Knight

you come home from the club?
Sam Cooke

Heidi

you jog?

I’m afraid I don’t jog.

Linda Lewis

a song that reminds you of school
The Mamas & The Papas - Monday Monday

Sandi Thom

a song that reminds you of school
Guns n' Roses - Civil War

Sóley

your party anthem
Fela Kuti

Senor Coconut

you drive a car late at night?
A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray

Chuck D

you are in a depressive mood?
Howlin' Wolf

Shine 2009

you drive a car late at night?
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

Alex Smoke

you prepare for an important date?
Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel

Jonathan Wilson

you take a bubble bath?
Bright Eyes - Shell Games

Marc Romboy

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Sisters Of Mercy - Marian

Sondre Lerche

you sit in the subway?
Pavement - You Are A Light

Rod Thomas

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Grapefruit Moon

Saint Etienne

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Kooks

Lopazz

you drive a car late at night?
Johnny Cash

Comanechi

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

King Britt

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Stevie Wonder - Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plan...

Karl Culley

a record you fell in love to
Alicia Keys - Wild Horses

Bettye Lavette

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

Ed Harcourt

you take a bubble bath?
Gene Wilder (in Willy Wonka) - Pure Imagination

Bobbito Garcia

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

Morpheus

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jacques Brel - Au Suivant

Azari & III

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

Tridact

you feel like 1982?
Kenny Loggins - Heart To Heart

Simone White

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Blonde Redhead - Misery Is A Butterfly

Million Stylez

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

I kiss my empress all the time and ...

Alexander Robotnick

you ride a bicycle?
Weather Report - American Tango

Sharon van Etten

you drive a car late at night?
Low

Leon Ware

a record you fell in love to
The Crests - Sixteen Candles

Rainer Trüby

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Lützenkirchen - 3 Tage Wach

Nicole Willis

take these three CDs/records with you:
Rotary Connection - Hey Love

Riccio

where was your first flat?

I live where I was born, pratically. I ...

Captain Sensible

take these three CDs/records with you:
Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express - Oblivion Express

Bill Adler

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

Little Jackie

you feel like 1982?
Prince - The Future

First Aid Kit

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

Loane

first record you bought
Madonna - Who's That Girl

Jay Jay Johanson

you wake up?
The Penguin Café Orchestra

Love Inks

record you were looking for the longest
Life Without Buildings

Panico

take these three tools with you:

Not really tools but things I couldn’t ...

Ora Cogan

you sit in the subway?
Erase Errata - Tax Dollar

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night

James Holden

first record you bought
Aerosmith - Get A Grip

Adonis

perfect anthem for Chicago
Adonis - Rocking Down The House

Penguin Prison

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Lithium

Lail Arad

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

Good Shoes

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

I think it’s probably best not to ...

Manuel Tur

your sunday morning song
Róisín Murphy - Sow Into You

Gemma Ray

5 favorite animals

dogs / pigs / woodlouse / cats / rats

Baikonour

your boozed up anthem
Sonic Youth - Purr

Tanya Stephens

you fall asleep?
Kenny G.

Lucky Soul

you sit in a plane?
The Style Council - Shout To The Top

James Yorkston

your party anthem

Not one of mine, that’s for sure.

Fingerpicked

No. 14
Ides of March - Vehicle (Warner, 1970)

Peter Kruder

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Spiegelsaal

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced

Anja Schneider

best video clip you ever saw
Front 242 - Headhunter

David Rodigan

No. 16
Half Pint - Greetings

Telepopmusik

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Rentals - Friends Of P

Dan Michaelson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks

Steve Mason

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

Black Angels

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

Mark Richardson

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

Malachai

you take a bubble bath?
Barry Manilow - Copacabana

Dani Siciliano

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

Kid Koala

you make love?
Lovage (featuring Dan the Automator, Mike Patton, Jenni...

Dennis Kane

the song to be played at your funeral
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Rumer

perfect anthem for London
The Jam - That's Entertainment

Invisible Conga People

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

Casual

you drive a car late at night?
Fabolous - Ghetto

Brothers Of End

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls Of Fire

Chris Carrier

you relax on a beach?
Omar-S - Set it Out

DJ Nature

your sunday morning song
Pat Metheny Group - To The End Of The World

Jean-Michel Jarre

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

Marcus Bonfanti

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

Datarock

you cook?
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Blabber 'n Smoke

Max Essa

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Hall & Oates - Cold, Dark And Yesterday

Daniel Wang

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sumeria - Golden Tears

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you sit by a camp fire?
A-ha - Hunting High And Low

We Are Wolves

get these three pets:

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

Odawas

your sunday morning song
Bob Martin - Midwest Farm Disaster

Dillon

you stay in bed?
Michael Nyman - The Piano

Defend Moscow

your liberation anthem
Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name

Hannah Scott

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jamie O'Neal - All By Myself

Hatcham Social

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Come As You Are

Fan Death

best concert you ever attended
Duchess Says

Syd Matters

you drive a car late at night?
Mogwai - C.O.D.Y. (Come On Die Young)

Mouse On Mars

a song that reminds your friends of you
Plug - Tuf Rinse

Ronny & Renzo

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

Alter Ego

your boozed up anthem
Gary Glitter - Rock And Roll Part 2

Glimpse

you jog?
Glimpse - Runner

Erobique

record you were looking for the longest
The Jackson Sisters - I Believe In Miracles

Pilooski

your party anthem
Diana Ross & The Supremes - He's My Sunny Boy

The Bangles

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Nirvana - In Utero

Woolfy

perfect anthem for London
Underworld - Born Slippy

Jesper Dahlbäck

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

Second to last was on the street I ...

Sarah Jaffe

a song you would send over the ocean
Nina Simone - Wild is the Wind

Camille

you meet your parents?
David Kramer

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you prepare for an important date?

M: Sorry, I don't have real important ...

Art Brut

your ultimate heartbreak song
Traveling Wilburys - Congratulations

Bebel Gilberto

you drive into the country?
João Gilberto - Estate

Gossip

you drive a car late at night?
Miss Kitten - Mommy, Can I Go Out And Kill Tonight?

Mungolian Jetset

you walk in the rain?
Eurythmics - This City Never Sleeps

Ada

5 favorite remixes
Blumfeld - Tausend Tränen Tief (DJ Koze Remix)

Dego

you wake up?
Underground Resistance - The Final Frontier

Future Beat Alliance

the song to be played at your funeral
Queens Of The Stone Age - No One Knows

Grizzly Bear

you take a bubble bath?
The Free Design - Bubbles

Anni Rossi

5 favorite animals

I don’t like animals.

Electric 6

you wake up?
High On Fire - Fireface

Max Tundra

you sit in the subway?
Um - Holy Fire

The Morning Benders

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

Swahili Blonde

you are love sick?
The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue

Turzi

first record you remember
Led Zeppelin - III

Al Kent

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

Sandro Perri

you wake up?
Giancarlo Vulcano - Portrait Of Arthur Rimbaud

J Rawls

5 favorite magazines

Waxpoetics / Scratch / Business Week / Keyboard / Remix

Droog

you fall asleep?
Panda Bear - Take Pills

Jill Jones

you come home from the club?
Rachid Taha - Ya Rayah

Our Broken Garden

you walk in the rain?
Lise Westzynthius - Cross My Heart

Afrika Bambaataa

you destroy a hotel room?

I don’t do such a thing. A ...

Editors

you are on a football field?
Doves - Pounding

Lindstrom

you eat a cucumber?
Grateful Dead - Terrapin Station

Newton Faulkner

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Presidents Of The United States Of America - Dune B...

John Klemmer

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I am too busy trying to get out ...

Duke Special

record you were looking for the longest
Magnetic Fields

Ray Mang

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

Holy Ghost!

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

Erol Alkan

you are on a football field?
The Stone Roses - This Is The One

Mark Archer

your liberation anthem
Slo Moshun - Bells Of New York

Marius Circus

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

Simple Kid

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

Round Table Knights

you are window shopping?
MGMT - Electric Feel

Boozoo Bajou

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Wichita Lineman

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you make breakfast?

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

Division Of Laura Lee

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Adolescents - I Hate Children

Michael Mayer

a record you fell in love to
Madonna - Into The Groove

Minotaur Shock

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Scouting For Girls

John Daly

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Captain Beefheart / Pharoah Sanders / Dan Aykroyd

Zambri

you wash your hair?
Morella's Forest - Lush of Spring

Ewan Pearson

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

Studio

you prepare for an important date?
William Pitt - City Lights

White Denim

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Prince - If I Was Your Girlfriend

The Fray

best place to get stoned?

Under the bridge of the intersection at Interstate ...

Quiet Village

you go to a club?
Faze Action - Spark

Tahiti 80

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carly Simon - You're So Vain

Skull Defekts

get these three pets:

Shark / Owl / My friends Jerome & Mattias’ cat Misan

Chromatics

your ultimate heartbreak song
Depeche Mode - See You

Olafur Arnalds

your ultimate heartbreak song
Death Cab for Cutie - Stable Song

Nedry

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Radiohead - Paranoid Android

Nick Chacona

your guilty pleasure song
Jeremiah - Birthday Sex

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song that reminds you of school
Daft Punk - Homework

Phil Mison

best concert you ever attended
Jon Lucien

Brasstronaut

you sit by a camp fire?
Townes Van Zandt - Snake Mountain Blues

Gwyneth Herbert

you stay in bed?
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan - Baby It's Cold Outside

Soul Clap

perfect song to end a party with
Womack & Womack - Teardrops

Ost & Kjex

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Sisters Of Mercy - Amphetamine Logic

Valery Gore

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize??

Cortney Tidwell


Top 10 alltime favorite LPs

Modeselektor

5 favorite places in the world

Luftahnsa-Businesslounge in Wien / Burger King am Flughafen Tegel ...

Jakob der Lügner

you drive a car late at night?
Juice - Out The Speakers

Papst & Abstinenzler

you drive a car late at night?
Outkast - Return Of The G

Terry Lynn

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Shottas» by Cess Silvera.

Howling Bells

you come home from the club?
Air - Premiers Symptomes

Faust

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

Mugison

5 favorite personal victories

finishing an album that I am really proud ...

Bomb The Bass

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

Karl Bartos

record you were looking for the longest

Gibt es nicht, heutzutage findet man im Internet ...

Nils Frahm

you sit in the subway?

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

Tha 4orce

your sunday morning song
Aretha Franklin - I Say A Little Prayer

Hacienda

best concert you ever attended
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Moonboots

No. 4
Tears For Fears - The Hurting

Heidi Happy

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

Lloyd Cole

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Leopards - Rot With Me

When Saints Go Machine

you feel like 1982?
The Smiths - What She Said

Metronomy

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Beyoncé - Single Ladies

Rebelski

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Pocket Calculator

Gary Numan

the song to be played at your funeral

Something I have yet to write. Something for ...

Large Professor

No. 2
Pete Rock & CL Smooth - They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O....

The Jackets

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Music Machine - Hey Joe

Joakim

you sit in the subway?
impLOG - Holland Tunnel Dive

Chris Coco

you cook?
Astrud Gilberto - So Nice (Summer Samba)

Kid Loco

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

Howlin' Rain

perfect anthem for Oakland
Jimi Hendrix - Who Knows

Au Revoir Simone

you stay in bed?
Chicago - Hard To Say I’m Sorry

My Bee's Garden

the song to be played at your funeral
Sibelius - La Valse triste

Xiu Xiu

get these three pets:

a pig / an elephant / a manatee

Kurt Maloo

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Ludwig van Beethoven - Mondscheinsonate

DJ Hell

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

Ratatat

a song that reminds you of school
Pavement

Julia Franck

start to learn these three things:

Geduld / Viehzucht / Ackerbau (wenn es zum Überleben notwendig ...

Miss Platnum

you want to get inspired?
Aretha Franklin - (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Wom...

Headless Heroes

you come home from the club?
The Velvet Underground - After Hours

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite English words

ubiquitous / tremendous / subsequently / cacophony / bollocks

Michael Reinboth

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
David Sylvian - Brilliant Trees

The Miserable Rich

you destroy a hotel room?
Beethoven - 5th Symphony

The Priscillas

learn these three songs by heart:
Louis Attaque - J'T'emmene Au Vent

Matthew Herbert

take these three DVDs along:

Norman McLaren collected works / «Secretary» / «Top Hat» by ...

Tony Carrasco

a song to seduce you
Love Unlimited - Move Me No Mountain

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you are on a football field?

Flo: Da bin ich traumatisiert. Ich höre ...

Prefuse 73

a song that reminds your friends of you

Probably something I made over the years.

Cosmo Vitelli

take these three CDs/records with you:
Robert Mitchum - Calypso Is Like So

CALLmeKAT

where was your first flat?

I shared it with a friend, and it ...

Empire Of The Sun

you take a bubble bath?
The Chordettes - Mr. Sandman

Blow Monkeys

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

Franz Nicolay

your guilty pleasure song
Turbonegro - Fuck The World

Midlake

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Zombies - Care Of Cell 44

Headman

best video clip you ever saw
Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy

Mechanical Bride

you surf the internet?
The Penguin Café Orchestra - Music For A Found Harmoniu...

James Murphy

you prepare for an important date?
Buzzcocks - Why Can't I Touch It?

Alan Oldham

No. 9
The Losers

Daddy-O

you sit in the subway?
India Arie - Slow Down

Kelli Ali

you go to a club?
Roxy Music - Angel Eyes

The Earlies

the song to be played at your funeral
Kermit The Frog - Rainbow Connection

Andy Gill

first record you bought
The Beatles - She Loves You

AM

No. 1
Arthur Verocai - Arthur Verocai

Vashti Bunyan

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

Jesh

No. 3
Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde

Wolf People

best concert you ever attended
Dungen

Scout Niblett

first record you remember
Rod Stewart

Cosmin TRG

take these three games along:

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

Chikinki

first record you remember
Sergei Prokofiev - Romeo And Juliet

Glass Candy

best Beatles song
The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Prince Language

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

New York Times / New York Observer / The New ...

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

first record you remember
Mussorgsky - Night On Bald Mountain

Kon & Amir

you jog?
Tag Team - Whoomp There It Is!

Wolfmother

you prepare for an important date?
The Doors - Hello, I Love You

Trans Am

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Meat Loaf

Sebastien Tellier

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

KT Tunstall

you walk in the rain?
Billie Holiday - They Can't Take That Away From Me

Air

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - The Reflex

Munk

you are in the sauna?

Ich saune nie.

Lucky Luke

a song that reminds you of school
Kim Wilde - Kids In America

Omar

a record you fell in love to
The Softones - Hey There Lonely Girl

DJ Touché

No. 2

«Tenebrae» (Dario Argento, 1982). A stylish 'giallo' from ...

Tim Mälzer

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Ich mach doch nicht alles für Geld!

Seelenluft

perfect anthem for Zurich

Müsste noch geschrieben werden.

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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

perfect anthem for New York
Gang Gang Dance

+more

Doe Paoro

your sunday morning song
Desmond Dekker – Israelites

+more

Valery Gore

you sit in the subway?
Bibio - Wake Up!

+more

Sarah Jaffe

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Too Short - Blow the Whistle

+more