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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

Chrome Hoof

you go to a club?
Steve Reich

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

The Miserable Rich

you destroy a hotel room?
Rage Against The Machine

Fanfarlo

your ultimate heartbreak song
Le Mans - Buenos Días, Corazón

Au Revoir Simone

you run naked through a cornfield?
Ace - How Long (Has This Been Going On)

Simple Kid

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Eminem - Stan

Unconventional Science

a song that reminds your friends of you
Led Zeppelin - Ramble On

Apiento

you surf the internet?

Can I choose something from my own blog ...

Kaos

you take part in a peace rally?
John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Give Peace A Chance

Sven Väth

the song to be played at your funeral

Hm...überleg ich mir noch...

Monday Michiru

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Milton Nascimento

Magic Arm

you go to a club?
Battles - Atlas

Fabrizio Mammarella

best concert you ever attended
LCD Soundsystem

Mooner

No. 8
Rah Band - The Crunch & Beyond

Munk

you are in the sauna?

Ich saune nie.

Mouse On Mars

perfect anthem for Düsseldorf
Der Plan - Da Vorne Steht Ne Ampel

Zambri

you sit by a camp fire?
Fever Ray - When I Grow Up

Faust

you ride a bicycle?
Theme From Bonanza

DJ Cherrystones

you sit in the subway?
Writing On The Wall - The Power Of The Picts

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Dani Siciliano

record you were looking for the longest
The Junkyard Band - Sardines

Shakespeares Sister

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Soul Mekanik

you are stoned?
Prince Fatty - Christopher Columbus

Yuck

you come home from the club?
Neu! - Hallogallo

James Holden

a song that reminds you of school

We had a tape of the Paul Oakenfoald ...

Charlotte Hatherley

you take a bubble bath?
Blondie - Picture This

Interpol

you camp in the desert?
Jane's Addiction - Three Days

Whirlwind Heat

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B.

Still Going

first record you bought
The Clash - Combat Rock

Wordsworth

your ultimate heartbreak song
Donell Jones - Where I Wanna Be

Leo Zero

your guilty pleasure song
Orson - No Tomorrow

David Pajo

learn these three songs by heart:
Phil Collins - Against All Odds

The Loose Salute

your boozed up anthem
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary

Mirror Mirror

you drive a car late at night?
Wet Look - Drive

Alela Diane

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Circlesquare

you fall asleep?
Brian Eno - Spider And I

The Priscillas

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

Ratatat

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Pavement - We Dance

Justine D

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Air - La Femme d'Argent

Kid Loco

you go to a club?
Primal Scream - Loaded

Howe Gelb

take these three DVDs along:

Lost (the 1st season) / Lost (the 2nd season ...

Gilles Peterson

you fall asleep?
Sun Ra - Sleeping Beauty

Moonboots

No. 1
The Beatles - Rubber Soul

Erobique

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pino D'Angio - Ma Quale Idea

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite fruits

lemons / apples / mangos / bananas / pineapple

Bobbito Garcia

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

Horace Andy

you prepare for an important date?

I can’t remember because I haven’t ...

Max Essa

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

Devendra Banhart

you prepare for an important date?
The Espers - The Espers (LP)

Marissa Nadler

record you were looking for the longest
Nina Simone - Saga Of Good Life & Hard Times

Bettye Lavette

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Mark E.

you sit in a plane?
2 Bad Mice - Bombscare

Angel Deradoorian

your guilty pleasure song

I don’t feel guilty about any of ...

George Duke

a record you fell in love to
Milton Nascimento - Clube Da Esquina

Headless Heroes

you feel like 1982?
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - I Put A Spell On You

Gnod

your ultimate heartbreak song
Rolf Harris - Two Little Boys

Air

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - The Reflex

A Touch Of Class

you destroy a hotel room?
Black Flag - Nervous Breakdown

Junior Boys

the song to be played at your funeral
Benny Hill Chase Music

Gossip

you work in the garden?
Kitty Wells - It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels

Erol Alkan

you are in a depressive mood?
Manic Street Preachers - The Holy Bible

Bjorn Torske

you cook?
Snakefinger's Vestal Virgins - Night of Desirable Objec...

Jakob der Lügner

you are on a football field?
Rachel Stevens - Sweet Dreams My L.A. Ex

Heidi

you go to a club?
Deee-Lite - World Clique

Port O'Brien

your party anthem
Jeremih - Birthday Sex (Uptempo)

Jazzanova

perfect anthem for Berlin

Ich mag keine Hymnen für Grenzen.

Black Devil Disco Club

first record you remember
Johann Strauss - On The Beautiful Blue Danube

Glimpse

5 favorite cities

London / Berlin / Barcelona / Toronto / New York

Odawas

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

Cornelius

you drive a car late at night?
The Cars - Drive

Editors

you are on the tour bus?
Adem - These Are Your Friends

My Bee's Garden

a record you fell in love to
Broadcast - The Noise Made By People

Empire Of The Sun

you wake up?
Don Williams - We Should Be Together

Architeq

you are love sick?
Vincent Gallo - Applegirl

Tahiti 80

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Come Live With Me Angel

Charles Webster

you take a bubble bath?
Fela Kuti - Water No Get Enemy

Simone White

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

Ilya Santana

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

Lo Fat Orchestra

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Tindersticks

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
John Travolta - Sandy

Telephones

you come home from the club?
White - 47 Rockets (For Wan Hu)

Kathy Zimmer

your party anthem
The Beatles - Twist And Shout

Kurt Maloo

you ride a bicycle?
Mono - Life in Mono

Yoav

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elvis Costello - I Want You

Ricardo Villalobos

your ultimate heartbreak song
Depeche Mode - Somebody

Dan Michaelson

a song that reminds you of school
Dire Straits

Parlour

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - I Won't Hurt...

Jimmy Edgar

your boozed up anthem
Prince - Erotic City

Tracey Thorn

your party anthem
Darkmountaingroup - Lose Control

Kinky

5 favourite bands that hail from Mexico

Zoé / Nortec / Maria Daniela / Chico Sonido / Molotov

Good Shoes

you are on the tour bus?
The Pipettes - It Hurts To See You Dance So Well

Bronnt Industries Kapital

your party anthem
Goblin - Un Ragazzo D'Argento

Marcus Bonfanti

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

Jesh

No. 1
Ryan Adams - Love Is Hell

Glass Candy

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

city lights / the sound of cars on wet ...

Ralphi Rosario

record you were looking for the longest
The Comsat Angels - I'm Falling

Gemma Ray

you drive a car late at night?
The Black Heart Procession - Your Church Is Red

Plum

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Finger / The Metro / Future Music

Lopazz

you wake up?
Whitesnake - Bad Boys

Neon Heights

you prepare for an important date?
Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip - I Lost My Heart To A Str...

Ed Harcourt

you walk in the rain?
Tom Waits - 9th & Hennepin

Fingerpicked

No. 16
Crazy P - The Unbearable Lightness Of Being (PID, 2011)

Olafur Arnalds

best video clip you ever saw
Goldfrapp - Happiness

White Hinterland

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Beyoncé - Crazy In Love

Rumer

a song that reminds your friends of you
Judy Garland - Over The Rainbow

Tom Vek

5 favorite moments in time

mastering the album, Camden, London 2004 / watching Soul ...

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song that reminds your friends of you
MCDE - Raw Cuts #3

Van She

5 favorite instruments

Telecaster / Leyland Bass / MS 20 / Prophet 5 / Drums

Kalabrese

first record you bought
Antonello Venditti

Penguin Prison

a song to seduce you
Sade - Soldier Of Love

Fan Death

your sunday morning song
Marina & The Diamonds - Obsessions

Kinski

a song that reminds you of school
Squeeze - In Quintessence

Whomadewho

you need to get work done?

We don’t listen to music, when we ...

Osborne

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Madonna - Borderline

Mavis Staples

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

The Phantom Band

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Luke Haines

5 favorite drinks

Tea / Whisky / Whiskie / Wine / Strychnine

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite human inventions

cars / houses / beds / music / E-Mail (in no particular ...

Rich Medina

first record you bought
Diana Ross - Love Hangover

Mr Scruff

you destroy a hotel room?
A Cetain Ratio - Wild Party

Joakim

you ride a bicycle?

I don’t ride bicycles.

Birdy Nam Nam

you camp in the desert?
The Doors - The End

Shine 2009

you go to a club?
Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces

Peanut Butter Wolf

you wake up?

I don’t listen to music in the ...

Chris Coco

you wake up?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Horse Meat Disco

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

Efterklang

first record you bought
Nirvana - Nevermind

Kevin Saunderson

favorite place to shag?

In my studio in Detroit.

Cosmo

5 favorite records
Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And the Sinner Lady

Lucky Soul

you ride a bicycle?
Pavement - Range Life

Mystery Jets

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

Bebel Gilberto

you sit in a plane?
Gilberto Gil - Vem Morena

Malachai

5 favorite cities

Bristol / Manchester / New York / Dublin / Zurich (honestly! It ...

Julia Franck

take these three tools with you:

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

Pink Skull

first record you bought
Suicidal Tendencies - Suicidal Tendencies

Doe Paoro

record you were looking for the longest

These Kora recordings I had bought in Botswana ...

Soul Clap

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Computer World

Ada

5 favorite records
Frivolous - Impermeable Disguise

Xiu Xiu

get these three pets:

a pig / an elephant / a manatee

Morpheus

you take a bubble bath?
The Drifters - I've Got Sand In My Shoes

Zohra

you are love sick?
Natasha Bedingfield - Soulmate

Belle & Sebastian

perfect anthem for Glasgow
Teenage Fanclub - Everything Flows

Explosions In The Sky

you wash your hair?
Songs: Ohia - Farewell Transmission

Zwicker

you sit in the subway?
Kraftwerk - Trans Europe Express

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Can - Ege Bamyasi

David Rodigan

No. 12
The Wailers - Slave Driver

Martin Rev

you want to get inspired?
Sun Ra

Cosmin TRG

start to learn these three things:

Quantum Physics / Rapping / Speak Finnish

Alexander Robotnick

you make love?
The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds

Jay Jay Johanson

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Chet Baker - Farewell San Francisco

Heidi Happy

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

Kool Keith

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

Mugison

5 favorite bands you know personally

The Matthew Herbert Big Band is the biggest ...

Bill Callahan

first record you remember
Popeye and Brutus Sing Sea Shanties

Electric 6

you sit in the subway?
Nancy Sinatra - You Only Live Twice

Chromatics

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Three 6 Mafia - Stay Fly

Ost & Kjex

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

Vetiver

your ultimate heartbreak song
Buffalo Springfield - Expecting To Fly

We Are Wolves

learn these three songs by heart:
Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Brian Jackson

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Anna Kashfi

the song to be played at your funeral
Victoria Wood - Let's Do It

John Foxx

your boozed up anthem

I usually fall over.

Invisible Conga People

you run naked through a cornfield?
Tomokawa Kazuki - Inu

Memory Band

you relax on a beach?
John Martyn - Bless The Weather

Tal Weiss

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Because

Rocko Schamoni

best day of the week in the city?

Donnerstag, wach genug für echte Action, aber ...

Pepe Bradock

you run naked through a cornfield?
Django Reinhardt - Minor Swing

Kon & Amir

you wash your hair?
Quasimoto - Astro Travellin’

Saint Etienne

you come home from the club?
Andy Williams - Home Lovin' Man

Phil Mison

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Gary Lucas

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Horst Wessel Song

Melanie C

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Akon - Lonely

Pyrolator

you drive a car late at night?
Apparat - Hailin From The Edge

Marius Circus

you drive a car late at night?
Zombi - Slow Oscillations

Drugstore

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Calexico - The Black Light

Woodpigeon

you destroy a hotel room?
Smokie - Living Next Door To Alice

Terence Bernardo

your party anthem
Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot The Son of Chico Dusty

The Morning Benders

best soundtrack ever
Days Of Being Wild

Emmy The Great

perfect anthem for Hong Kong
Weezer - Across The Sea

Caron Wheeler

your ultimate heartbreak song
Roberta Flack - Mister Magic

Colder


Chronological Top 10 of the major and most ...

Jill Jones

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

Kris Menace

a song you wish you'd written yourself

There are so many…

Tiga

you are in the sauna?
Sean Paul - Like Glue

Prefuse 73

your boozed up anthem
Ol' Dirty Bastard - Shimmy Shimmy Ya

Justus Köhncke

the song to be played at your funeral
Electric Light Orchestra - Livin' Thing

The Golden Filter

you come home from the club?
Camera Obscura - Careless Love

Marit Bergman

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction

Boom Bip

you feel like 1982?
Van Halen - And The Cradle Will Rock

Karolina Stenstöm

where was your first flat?

It was a large room in a five-room ...

Camille

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

When Saints Go Machine

you are on the tour bus?
Deerhoof - Giga Dance

Georg Levin

you make love?
Donny Hathaway

DJ Nature

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

Orishas

you drive a car late at night?
Francisco Pancho Céspedes

Seether

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Kiss - I Stole Your Love

Prince Language

your liberation anthem
MFSB - Love Is The Message (Mr. K Edit)

Linda Lewis

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Isn’t She Lovely; Stevie Wonder - Happy...

In Flagranti

you ride a bicycle?

I ride my bike in NY every day ...

Defend Moscow

record you were looking for the longest
Phoenix - United

Marc Romboy

you come home from the club?

Nichts! Silence! Silencio! Ruhe!

Everything Everything

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

Bosque Brown

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Lovefingers

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Inside My Love

Sharon van Etten

you want to disturb your neighbours?
PJ Harvey - Rid Of Me

Morton Valence

you go to a club?
The Flintstones Theme Song

Hot Chip

you run naked through a cornfield?

Joe: Yeah, I would agree with Al. It ...

Hannah Scott

a record you fell in love to
Elisa - Lotus

Travis

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

Dollskabeat

you make love?
Sylvia

The Earlies

a song that reminds you of school
Kraftwerk - The Model

Todd Terje

your party anthem
Reuben Wilson - Got To Get Your Own

Loane

your ultimate heartbreak song
Barbara - Parce que

Grizzly Bear

you go to a club?
Björk - Army Of Me

Theo Parrish

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

AM

No. 2
Jorge Ben - A Tabua de Esmeralda

Final Fantasy

you paint your apartment?
Béla Bartok - String Quartets

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite sports team?

The national handball team.

Lucky Luke

the song to be played at your funeral
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Lay Me Low

Blow Monkeys

your party anthem
Parliament - Flashlight

New Young Pony Club

you cook?
Ella Fitzgerald

Ray Mang

you drive a car late at night?
Jimi Hendrix - Crosstown Traffic

Al Kent

a song that reminds you of school
Small Faces - Sha La La La Lee

Paul Frick

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Edgard Varèse - Amériques

Trevor Jackson

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Computerwold

Bill Brewster

you sit in a plane?
Supermax - Fly With Me

Anne Clark

5 favorite personal victories

I’m probably still fighting for them!

Dwele

your liberation anthem
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite books

Matthew Klam: «Sam The Cat» / William Poundstone: «Big ...

Dillon

you shop for shoes?

Was sind das eigentlich für beschissene Fragen?!

ESG

you sit in the subway?
The B-52's - Rock Lobster

The Jackets

perfect anthem for Zurich
TNT - Züri brännt

Kasper Bjorke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Cure - Plainsong

James Pants

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

Midlake

your sunday morning song
Harry Nilsson - Me And My Arrow

Metronomy

a song to seduce you
Nirvana

Ian Pooley

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

Caribou

perfect anthem for Toronto
The Russian Futurists - Your Big Brown Eyes And My Brok...

Kathryn Williams

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She Said She Said

My Morning Jacket

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

Rainer Trüby

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

El-P

best Marley Marl track
The Symphony

Funkmasters

your party anthem
Clyde Stubblefield - Party's In The Kitchen

Slove

you wash your hair?
Michel Legrand - Conseils de la fée Lilas

Nicole Willis

your party anthem
Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs - Wooly Bully

CALLmeKAT

which song fits the city the best?

Don’t know really. Depends on the day. 

Matthew Dear

perfect anthem for Detroit
MC5 - Kick Out The Jams

Morningwood

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Brenda & the Tabulations - Dry Your Eyes

Micah P. Hinson

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

Baikonour

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

Eagles Of Death Metal

you come home from the club?
Mahalia Jackson - How I Got Over

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Joan As Police Woman

you are love sick?
Aretha Franklin - Don't Play That Song

Lexx

you destroy a hotel room?
The Stooges - Tight Pants

White Denim

you sit in a plane?
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Axis: Bold As Love

Tridact

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Plone - On My Bus

No Age

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Ramones - Chain Saw

Bush Tetras

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite personal belongings

Meine Nase, mein Gespür.

Skull Defekts

learn these three songs by heart:
Morton Feldman

VV Brown

you go to a club?
Beyoncé - Freakum Dress

Million Stylez

favorite sports team?

Stockholm 08 (Basketball)

The Bees

you are in the sauna?
GZA - Cold World

Michael Reinboth

you take part in a peace rally?
Zapp - It Doesn't Really Matter

Pastor

first record you bought
Russel B. - Syntheziser Collection Vol.3

M.A.N.D.Y.

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Marilyn Manson

Heavy

you sleep walk?
Joe Henderson - Punjab

Steve Mason

best concert you ever attended
The Stone Roses

Lloyd Cole

perfect anthem for New York
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Little Johnny Jewel

DJ Hell

you cook?

I don’t cook.

Soft Rocks

you go fishing?
Steve Poindexter - Work That Mutha Fucker

Seelenluft

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

Quiet Village

you dig for old records?

Silence. I need full concentration.

Brothers Of End

you cook?
Jona Lewie - You'll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Pa...

Ame

you run naked through a cornfield?
Crosby Still Nash & Young - Marrakesh Express

Alexandra Hope

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

Terry Lynn

favorite band hailing from the city?

Jimmy Cliff

Ashley Beedle

you drive a car late at night?
The Dells - Walk On By

Thievery Corporation

you make love?

I dont really care, it could even be ...

Gravenhurst

you play ping-pong?
Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger

Newton Faulkner

No. 10
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Michael Mayer

best video clip you ever saw
Herbie Hancock - Rockit

Wolf People

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Strawbs - Witchwood

Bloc Party

you read a book?
Loose Fur - You Were Wrong

Jacob Golden

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin

Brennan Green

you sit in the subway?
Tortoise - Ten-Day Interval

Coyote

your party anthem
The Stone Roses - Fools Gold

Ilija Rudman

a song that reminds your friends of you
Mike Anthony - Why Can't We Live Together

Bomb The Bass

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

Trentemoller

you prepare for an important date?
The Cure - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me

Molly Wagger

you make breakfast?
Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you pretend to be married?

Then I put on a song made by ...

José James

you drive a car late at night?
Four Tet - Plastic People

Dinky

5 favorite English words

though / tipsy / word / dough / yo

David Holmes

you wake up?
Serge Gainsbourg

Tim Mälzer

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
In The Heat Of The Night

Social Disco Club

No. 5
The Persuader - Slussen (Go Dub Mix by Erot)

Robin Saville

you shop for shoes?
The Chap - Fun And Interesting

Coldplay

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Stephan Remmler

a record you fell in love to
Francoise Hardy - Tous Les Garçons Et Les Filles

Vashti Bunyan

get these three pets:

I have no animals around me at the ...

Emma Tricca

you prepare a candle light dinner?
John Stammers - Baby Dea

Al McKay

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

Nicky Siano

you are love sick?

I watch TV when I’m sick... I ...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Don Henley - The Boys Of Summer

Division Of Laura Lee

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

Renegade Soundwave

a song that reminds you of school
Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize

Our Broken Garden

you run naked through a cornfield?
Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you are love sick?
Arthur Russell - In The Light Of The Miracle

Morgan Geist

you drive a car late at night?

NYC – take the train. But night driving is ...

Chuck D

you are in a depressive mood?
Muddy Waters

Johnossi

favorite club?

J & O: We’re not going out that ...

DJ Mehdi

you sit in a plane?
Nina Simone

Richard Norris

5 favorite instruments

Wasp Synth / Moog Synth / Fender Strat / Mellotron / Stylophone

Hatcham Social

perfect anthem for London
Blur

Richard Hawley

you walk in the rain?
Lee Hazlewood - Cowboy In Sweden

Padded Cell

you are stoned?
Mulatu Astatke

Apache Beat

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marine Girls - On My Mind

Luca C & Brigante

you rob a bank?
John Carpenter - Escape From New York Main Title

The Diaphanoids

you prepare for an important date?
Prodigy

The Good Natured

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

Mechanical Bride

you are love sick?
Bob Marley - Could You Be Loved

Barbara Carlotti

you sit in the subway?
Suicide - Super Subway Comedian

Lindstrom

you relax on a beach?
George Duke - North Beach

Ingrid Olava

which person from the city you like the most?

So many, can’t name just one!

A Guy Called Gerald

a record you fell in love to
Mantronix - Bassline

Rod Thomas

your boozed up anthem
Pulp - Babies

Beppe Loda

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

No music!

DJ Kent

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Merzbow

Mugwump

you go to a club?
Mugwump - Boutade

Chris & Cosey

a record you fell in love to
Love - Andmoreagain

Raul Midon

5 favorite books

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

Wally Badarou

a song that reminds you of school

A song from pre-Zaïre Congo, which I ...

Swahili Blonde

you pretend to be married?
Tindersticks - A Marriage Made In Heaven

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
R.E.M.

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Ben Watt

you go to a club?
Booka Shade - In White Rooms

Tanya Stephens

you camp in the desert?
TLC - Waterfalls

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds your friends of you
D-Train - Music

Sam Amidon

5 favorite books

Evelyn Waugh: «A Handful Of Dust» / Herman Melville ...

Cortney Tidwell

No. 7
The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead

Annie

you fall asleep?
Broadcast - Come On Let's Go

Pearly Gates

perfect anthem for London
Billie Holiday - Good Morning Heartache

Anni Rossi

5 favorite records
Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West

Chelonis R. Jones

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Funkadelic

Modeselektor

5 favorite bands you know personally

Motorhead / Radiohead / Blonde Redhead / Metallica / Rolling Stones

The Project Club

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Jean Luc Ponty - Computer Incantations For World Peace

Cajun Dance Party

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

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite numbers

0 / 5555 / 2 / 1 / 1328476824587645

Chikinki

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Lerner/Loewe - If Ever I Should Leave You

Panico

take these three books along:

Alejandro Jodorowsky: «El Paraiso De Los Loros» / Antonin ...

DJ Vadim

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Model

Cosmo Vitelli

first record you remember
Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life

Studio

a record you fell in love to
Nick Drake - Heaven In A Wild Flower

Windsurf

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Flying

Ewan Pearson

best concert you ever attended
The Blue Nile

Nick Chacona

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Panda Bear - Person Pitch

Valery Gore

you eat a pizza?
Nick Zubeck - Cherry Sunshine

The Ones

first record you remember
The Blues Busters - Shame And Scandal

Candi Staton

you come home from the club?
The Platters - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

GusGus

you sit in the subway?

Stefan: There’s no subway in Reykjavik!

Anja Schneider

your boozed up anthem
Underground Resistance feat. Yolanda - Living For The N...

KT Tunstall

perfect anthem for Edinburgh
The Proclaimers - Sunshine On Leith

Pacifika

you go to a club?

Lots of beats, baby, beats!

Manuel Tur

first record you bought
Alex Gopher - Party People

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

first record you remember
Johnny Cash - I Walk The Line

Droog

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

Max Tundra

first record you remember
Hal Kemp And His Orchestra - Swamp Fire

Headman

a song that reminds your friends of you
Headman - It Rough

Future Beat Alliance

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

Jonathan Wilson

the song to be played at your funeral
JJ Cale - Rock And Roll Records

Omar

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

Dollboy

first record you remember
Duke Ellington - Copout Extension

Glen Johnson

first record you bought
The Specials - Too Much Too Young

Holger Czukay

you sit in the subway?

Ich hasse Musik in der U-Bahn.

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica

Boozoo Bajou

No. 5
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis

Polly Scattergood

you miss London?
Neil Young - Old Man

Telepopmusik

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any french pop music.

Turzi

the song to be played at your funeral
Ennio Morricone - L'attentat

Franz Nicolay

you need to get work done?
Rolo Tomassi - Kasia

Comanechi

you relax on a beach?
Pavement - Crooked Rain Crooked Rain

Natalie Tusia Beridze

which person from the city you like the most?

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

Minus 8

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

Sandro Perri

you prepare for an important date?
Thin Lizzy - Dancing In The Moonlight

Wooden Birds

the song to be played at your funeral

No music at my funeral, please?

Mungolian Jetset

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Eden Ahbez - Nature Boy

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
Depeche Mode

Duke Special

your ultimate heartbreak song
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

Chromeo

a song you would use as a ring-tone
«Hava Nagila»

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy

Kool & The Gang

you are love sick?
Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart

Gary Numan

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

Little Jackie

a record you fell in love to
The Beatles

Kelli Ali

you go to a club?
Roxy Music - Angel Eyes

Karl Bartos

perfect anthem for Düsseldorf
Kraftwerk - Das Model

Sons And Daughters

you work in the garden?
Dr. Octagon - Blue Flowers

Beautiful Swimmers

you ride a bicycle?
Autechre - Goz Quarter

Psychic Ills

you work in the garden?
Sunny Murray - Suns Of Africa

Meret Becker

your ultimate heartbreak song
Soul Coughing - Janine

Kissey Asplund

you jog?
Chaka Khan - I Know You, I Live You

Yacht


Top 10 all-time favourite records

Shitdisco

you sit in a plane?
Daft Punk - Around The World

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite records
Chrome - Half Machine Lip Moves

Clare & The Reasons

best soundtrack ever
«Hooray for Hollywood»

Hacienda

a song that reminds you of school
The Who - Boris The Spider

Mark Richardson

you rob a bank?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

N.A.S.A.

your boozed up anthem
Beastie Boys - No Sleep Till Brooklyn

Cypress Hill

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

Erik Truffaz

you drive a car late at night?
Radiohead

Trusme

a record you fell in love to
Coldplay - Parachutes

Lotte Kestner

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Cure - Disintegration

Luke Solomon

5 favorite fruits

Grapes / Nectarines / Oranges / Tangerines / Pineapples

Frank Black

take these three tools with you:

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

The Chap

5 favorite personal belongings

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

Miss Platnum

you drive a car late at night?
Sam Sparro

Kid Koala

you ride a bicycle?
Mark Ronson - The Bike Song

Nils Frahm

you ride a bicycle?
David Darling - Dark Wood

Max Romeo

your liberation anthem
The Melodians - Rivers Of Babylon

A Mountain Of One

a song you wish you'd written yourself
T. Rex - Cosmic Dancer

Wall-E

you are love sick?
Peter Gabriel - Down To Earth

The Bangles

you ride a bicycle?
Cat Stevens - Here Comes My Baby

Alva Noto

you had enough of this world?
Aphex Twin - Come To Daddy

Holy Ghost!

you sit in the subway?

N: To be honest, I listen to Holy ...

Defari

first record you bought
George Clinton - Atomic Dog

Lisbee Stainton

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

Howling Bells

you sit in the subway?
Broadcast - Black Cat

Rebelski

you meet your parents?

Polish christmas carols. I only really see my ...

Bill Adler

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

Lanoiraude

5 favorite authors

Boris Vian. Thought-provoking, innovative 50’s writer. / Charles ...

Matthew Herbert

take these three CDs/records with you:
Tom Waits - Rain Dogs

Tim Sweeney

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

Chateau Flight

a song that reminds your friends of you
I:Cube

Bing Ji Ling

a song that reminds your friends of you
Muppet Show Rowlf Sings - You and I And George

Pilooski

best concert you ever attended
My Bloody Valentine

The Fray

you ride a bicycle?
Yann Tiersen - Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain

Lhasa

your liberation anthem
Cat Stevens - On The Road To Find Out

Ora Cogan

you fall asleep?
Grouper - Heavy Water/I'd Rather Be Sleeping

Andreya Triana

your party anthem
Missy Elliot - Get Ur Freak On

Living Things

you destroy a hotel room?
ZZ Top - Cheap Sunglasses

Afrika Bambaataa

you prepare for an important date?
The Last Poets

2raumwohnung

get these three TV channels by satellite:

Arte / Discovery Channel / Kinderkanal

Dennis Kane

first record you remember
Count Basie - Lil' Darlin'

Dave Clarke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any trance, it is that easy to piss ...

Ronny & Renzo

you ride a bicycle?
Cliff Martinez - Solaris Soundtrack

David Morales

you wake up?
Bill Withers - Lovely Day

Sandi Thom

you drive a car late at night?

Anything that sobers me up!

Sóley

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

Sarah Jaffe

a song to seduce you
The Weeknd - The Morning

Barn Owl

your party anthem
Suicide - Suicide

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite personal tragedies

Not sure how these can be «favourite», but ...

Stefan Goldmann

you ride a bicycle?
Rashanim - Ar Aare

Casual

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any sad ass mama song.

Minotaur Shock

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Smokey Robinson - Quiet Storm

Peter Broderick

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sam Amidon - All Is Well

Fiona Daniel

you destroy a hotel room?

Ich höre nicht oft aggressive Musik. Das ...

The Battle Of Land And Sea

perfect anthem for Portland
Songs Of Green Pheasant - Hey, Hey Wilderness

Justice

5 favorite remixes
France Copland - Rutgerhauer Song (Blade Runner Theme ...

Yellowman

perfect anthem for Kingston
Bob Marley - War

Daniel Wang

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Carpenters - Ordinary Fool

Wooden Shjips

you stay in bed?
The Rolling Stones - Sister Morphine

Trans Am

you are in a depressive mood?
Neil Young

Nocturnes

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

C. Gibbs

a record you fell in love to
Tom Waits - Coney Island Baby

Brasstronaut

you run from the cops?
Mobb Deep - Give Up The Goods

We Are Scientists

5 favorite bands you know personally

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

Woolfy

best concert you ever attended
Pixies

Irvine Welsh

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

Alex Smoke

you sit in a plane?
Porn Sword Tobacco - Explains Freedom

Broken Social Scene

your boozed up anthem

I prefer silence when drinking.

Whitehouse

your sunday morning song
Francis Lai - Scene d'Amour

Syd Matters

you rob a bank?
Sly & The Family Stone - Runnin' Away

Oneida

you relax on a beach?

No music on the beach. Just waves please.

Audie Darling

which person from the city you like the most?

One of my best friends ever, Rob McLain ...

Sibrydion

first record you bought
Blur - There's No Other Way

Senor Coconut

you cook?
Enrico Caruso

Jesse Lenat

you go to a club?
Jim Campilongo - Cat Under A Car

Large Professor

5 favorite personal victories

Graduating / Producing for Eric B & Rakim / Seeing my ...

Hannah Cohen

a song to seduce you

Not telling you.

Mark Archer

first video clip you remember?
Jona Lewie - Stop The Cavalry

First Aid Kit

you are love sick?
Bob Dylan - Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mi...

Matmos

you sit in a plane?
Ludwig van Beethoven - Fidelio

James Murphy

you go to a club?

Some shit that some horrible DJ is foisting ...

Sumner Brothers

you come home from the club?
Phil Saylor Wisor - Since Jimmy Died

Art Brut

your ultimate heartbreak song
Traveling Wilburys - Congratulations

J Rawls

5 favorite cities

New York / LA / Amsterdam / Tokyo / Las Vegas

Bit-tuner

learn these three songs by heart:
David Hasselhoff - Looking For Freedom

Shawn Lee

perfect anthem for London
Blossom Dearie - I Like London In The Rain

Young Knives

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Byrds - Eight Miles High

Alan Oldham

No. 3
«American Flagg»

James Yorkston

a song you wish you'd written yourself

The Channel Four theme tune. Nice royalties, I ...

Fol Chen

you fall asleep?
Emmylou Harris - Sleepless Nights

Lail Arad

you drive a car late at night?
Herman Dune - Baby Baby You're My Baby

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

perfect anthem for New York
Frank Sinatra

Captain Sensible

take these three tools with you:

Swiss Army Knife / p17 flashlight by LED LENSER ...

The Late Greats

you feel like 1982?

Dirty post punk which violates all of your ...

Jimi Jamison

best concert you ever attended
Yes

Peter, Bjorn & John

you meet your parents?
The Shadows - Man Of Mystery

Race Horses

you sit in the subway?
Ricky Nelson - Travelin' Man

The Rayographs

your party anthem
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Karl Culley

best concert you ever attended
Elliott Smith

Spinto Band

you come home from the club?
Peggy Lee - Black Coffee

Dominique Leone

your ultimate heartbreak song
Paul McCartney - Junk

Tony Carrasco

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Pink Floyd - Money

Tha 4orce

you meet your parents?
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Parents Just Don't U...

Black Angels

you prepare for an important date?
The Beatles - Please Please Me

Bodies Of Water

best concert you ever attended

At an annual barbeque for the WB brand ...

The Revenge

best concert you ever attended
Daft Punk

Beverley Knight

you sit in the subway?
Amy Winehouse - Back To Black (LP)

Sebastien Tellier

record you were looking for the longest

My first record. AH AH AH!

Bottin

the song to be played at your funeral
Lucio Battisti - Il Veliero

Like A Stuntman

you run naked through a cornfield?
Pixies - Debaser

Aaron Wright

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

The Invisible

you are in a depressive mood?
PJ Harvey - One Line

Moving Units

a song that reminds you of school
Quiet Riot - Bang Your Head

Howlin' Rain

you stay in bed?
The Velvet Underground - Loaded

Sondre Lerche

you prepare for an important date?
Alicia Keys - You Don't Know My Name

Azari & III

you eat breakfast?
The Velvet Underground - Oh! Sweet Nuthin'

Wolfmother

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

Alter Ego

a record you fell in love to
New Order - Crystal

Adonis

a song that reminds you of school
Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour

Nedry

a record you fell in love to
The Postal Service - Give Up

Cazals

the song to be played at your funeral
Doc Watson - Sitting On Top Of The World

Datarock

you sit in a plane?
Sonic Youth

Architecture In Helsinki

first record you remember
Madonna - Material Girl

Dynamite Deluxe

a song you wish you'd written yourself

D: Oh, endlos viele!

John Daly

get these three pets:

three monkeys

Love Inks

the song to be played at your funeral
The Beatles - Norwegian Wood

Dego

you ride a bicycle?
Seiji & G-Force - Northern Exposure

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you drive a car late at night?
Sido - Steig Ein

Oyvind Morken

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

Leon Ware

first record you remember
Nat King Cole - Too Young

Thieves Like Us

you prepare for an important date?

I don’t go on dates.

Lydia Lunch

you need to get work done?

Don’t listen to music when I work ...

Ian Hart

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Positively 4th Street

Magic Mike

your boozed up anthem
DMX - Ruff Ryder Anthem

Jacques Renault

No. 14
Supermax - Love Machine

US3

best Beatles song
The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road

King Britt

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Living in the City

Tiago

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Os Loosers - At Prison Gates Only The Keys Sing

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite things about Finland

Sauna / Mushrooms / Bears / Water / Air

Mélissa Laveaux

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata

Constance Amiot

best concert you ever attended

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

The Soulsavers

you prepare for an important date?
Pixies - Doolittle

John Klemmer

you go to a club?

I avoid going to clubs and concerts as ...

Chris Carrier

you drive a car late at night?

Flickering Vehicle Lights’ beats. Could be a nice ...

Stratus

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

Radio 4

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Replacements - Tim

DJ Touché

No. 6

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

Dennis Bovell

you destroy a hotel room?
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

ständig alte Ashra Tempel-Platten vorspielen, wenn das ...

Andy Gill

first record you bought
The Beatles - She Loves You

Kissogram

record you were looking for the longest
Michael Hurley - Watertrain

Scout Niblett

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Daniel Johnston - 1990

These New Puritans

you go fishing?

I haven’t been fishing for a long ...

Fujiya & Miyagi

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

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite things about Bowling Green

Tidballs Bar and Music Venue / Old Lovers Lane ...

Lone Wolf

your guilty pleasure song
PHD - I Won't Let You Down

Higamos Hogamos

you fall asleep?
Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks

Bob Power

a record you fell in love to
B.B. King - I Pity The Fool

Suzanne Vega

your ultimate heartbreak song
Hall & Oates - Good Night & Good Morning

Little Dragon

a song that reminds your friends of you
Jan Hammer - Don't You Know

Peter Kruder

you walk through a dark forest?
The Cure - A Forest

Round Table Knights

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

!!!

perfect anthem for New York
Lou Reed - Perfect Day

Daddy-O

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

Jackpot

you are in the sauna?
Hurriganes
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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 boozed up anthem
Ghostface Killah – Saturday Nite

+more

Valery Gore

you walk in the rain?
Sharon Van Etten - Give Out

+more

Sarah Jaffe

first record you remember
Radiohead - The Bends

+more