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Syd Matters

aka Jonathan Morali is a near-cult figure in France. His delicated but expansive music inhabits a shadowy textural landscape somewhere between Beck and Robert Wyatt.

Which song do you listen to when...
you take a bubble bath?
Staind - It's Been A While
you ride a bicycle?
Roxy Music - Would You Believe?
you go to a club?
ABBA - Dancing Queen
you cook?
The Palace Brothers - I Tried To Stay Healthy For You
you run naked through a cornfield?
Frank Black - Parry The Wind High, Low
you prepare for an important date?
Midlake - He Tried To Escape
you are in a depressive mood?
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Spanish Dance Troupe
you drive a car late at night?
Mogwai - C.O.D.Y. (Come On Die Young)
you make love?
Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy
you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Tom Waits - Down Down Down
you play ping-pong?
AC/DC - Stiff Upper Lip
you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Nick Drake - Time Has Told Me

Cause this is the song I’m listening to right now.

you rob a bank?
Sly & The Family Stone - Runnin' Away
you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Simon & Garfunkel - Homeward Bound
you wake up?
Radiohead - Go To Sleep
Questions answered by: Jonathan Morali

Bloc Party

you wake up?
The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice

Invisible Conga People

you are in the sauna?
Asakawa Maki - Akai Hashi

Alan Oldham


Comics that inspired me (in no particular order)

Bit-tuner

get these three pets:

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

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you make love?

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

Mediengruppe Telekommander

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

Blow Monkeys

a record you fell in love to
Laughing Clowns - Theme From Mad Flies, Mad Flies

Marit Bergman

best movie that takes place in the city?

«G» by Staffan Hildebrand. It’s from 1983 ...

Sondre Lerche

you ride a bicycle?

I used to take the bike to the ...

Moonboots

No. 2
Carole King - Tapestry

Nick Chacona

first record you bought
Twisted Sister - Under The Blade

The Emperor Machine

you pretend to be married?
Mrs Miller - A Lovers Concerto

Oyvind Morken

perfect song to end a party with
Carly Simon - Why

Karl Culley

best concert you ever attended
Elliott Smith

Audie Darling

favorite restaurant?

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

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things to be afraid of

spiders / heights / flying / hospitals / dentists

The Project Club

you are in a depressive mood?
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

DJ Kent

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

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Lee Perry

Kurt Maloo

your party anthem
Double - Woman Of The World (Long Instrumental Version)

Rocko Schamoni

favorite place to shag?

Mein bestes Erlebnis: im Rinnstein, unter einem Auto ...

Sandro Perri

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

Division Of Laura Lee

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Kevin Rowland - You'll Never Walk Alone

DJ Mehdi

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jay-Z - Heart Of The City

Orishas

you drive a car late at night?
Jose Feliciano

Peter, Bjorn & John

you come home from the club?

Preferable nothing.

Andreya Triana

a song that reminds you of school
The Fugees - Killing Me Softly

White Denim

you prepare a candle light dinner?
John Coltrane - Softly As In A Morning Sunrise

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

any day on the sea / waking up every ...

Air

your boozed up anthem
Run DMC & Aerosmith - Walk This Way

Mark Richardson

you are on a football field?
Amy Winehouse - Love Is A Losing Game

Zambri

you jog?
Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill

The Ones

your ultimate heartbreak song
Minnie Riperton - Love Hurts

Leon Ware

best video clip you ever saw
Leon Ware - Why I Came To California

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite things about Bowling Green

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

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite fruits

Mango / Orange / Watermelon / Apple / Peach

Cypress Hill

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

Bush Tetras

you are in a depressive mood?
Tindersticks

Kon & Amir

you are on the tour bus?
Gary Byrd - Soul Travelin’

Trevor Jackson

you make love?

Silence.

In Flagranti

you sit in the subway?

I don’t like to have headphones on ...

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Emma Tricca

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Arlo Guthrie - Coming Into Los Angeles

Bobbito Garcia

you go to a club?
Public Enemy - Bring The Noise

VV Brown

you sit in a plane?
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

DJ Hell

you take part in a peace rally?
George Harrison - My Sweet Lord

Senor Coconut

you wake up?
The Beatles - Something

Jay Jay Johanson

you run naked through a cornfield?
Michael Nyman - A Zed & Two Noughts (OST)

Sóley

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sinead O’Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Sarah Jaffe

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

!!!

you relax on a beach?

The sound of the waves.

Annie

you ride a bicycle?
Maurice Fulton - My Gigolo (Chicken Lips Remix)

Race Horses

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite English words

regardless / gardless / RE: gardless / gard / better

Glen Johnson

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Ticket To Ride

Jimi Jamison

first record you remember
Johnny Mathis

Morton Valence

you are love sick?
Lou Reed - The Bed

Ricardo Villalobos

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

Soul Clap

best soundtrack ever
«The Bodyguard»

Daddy-O

you sit in the subway?
India Arie - Slow Down

Young Knives

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

Manuel Tur

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Little Dragon - Twice

DJ Nature

best concert you ever attended
Parliament

Dinky

5 favorite personal victories

Leaving New York for Berlin in 2003 / Changing ...

Kasper Bjorke

a song that reminds your friends of you

Well, propably some of the songs I released.

Bill Adler

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kanye West - Gold Digger

Matthew Herbert

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

Franz Nicolay

you take a bubble bath?
Sparks - Perfume

Richard Hawley

5 favorite cities

Sheffield, my home. I like lots of other ...

Malachai

5 favorite magazines

Mojo / Uncut / The Word / Record Collector / Leg Love

Seelenluft

a record you fell in love to
Burt Bacharach - The Look Of Love

Candi Staton

you make love?
Otis Redding - Try A Little Tenderness

Nicole Willis

your ultimate heartbreak song
Jeff Buckley - Last Goodbye

Lucky Luke

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

Dani Siciliano

your liberation anthem
Gwen McCrae - All This Love That I'm Giving

M.A.N.D.Y.

you are in a depressive mood?
The Verve - Lucky Man

Alexander Robotnick

you drive a car late at night?
Barry White - Let The Music Play

Circlesquare

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

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite things that make you sexy

darkness / no light / inky blackness / night time / shadows

Captain Sensible

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

Miss Platnum

you walk the cat walk?
Amerie - 1 Thing

Social Disco Club

No. 10
Mirror People - Echo Life (Social Disco Club Remix)

Birdy Nam Nam

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Crackboy - Something For Your Mind

Editors

you feel like 1992?
Cast - Sandstorm

The Juan MacLean

No. 10
No Trend - Too Many Humans

Ed Harcourt

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Tiny Tim - Tiptoe Through The Tulips

Quiet Village

you wake up?

That really depends on the mood I’m ...

El-P

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

When Saints Go Machine

you sit in the subway?
Colin Stetson - Fear Of The Unknown And The Blazing Sun

Bebel Gilberto

your guilty pleasure song
The Beatles - Help!

Rebelski

you play a game of chess?
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue

Grizzly Bear

you are on a football field?

I’m never on a football field.

Magic Mike

first record you bought
The Jackson 5 - Goin' Back To Indiana

Zwicker

you run from the cops?
Johnny Cash - Delia's Gone

Leo Zero

best concert you ever attended
Trouble Funk

Drugstore

you run from the cops?

Nope, find nite in the cell in the ...

Baikonour

record you were looking for the longest
Amon Duul II - Yeti Talks To Yogi

New Young Pony Club

you run from the cops?
KRS-One - Sound Of Da Police

Bomb The Bass

the song to be played at your funeral

Still working on that one!

Afrika Bambaataa

first record you remember
Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata

Marius Circus

perfect song to end a party with
Sheila & The B Devotion - Spacer

The Loose Salute

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Beachwood Sparks - Sleeping Butterfly

Hatcham Social

your party anthem
Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock

Kool Keith

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Whispers - Olivia (Lost And Turned Out)

Joan As Police Woman

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Devo - Uncontrollable Urge

Papst & Abstinenzler

you relax on a beach?
Slayer - Angel Of Death

Jacob Golden

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Beppe Loda

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

No music!

John Foxx

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sammy Fain - Love Is A Many Splendored Thing

Simone White

first record you remember
Joni Mitchell - Blue

C. Gibbs

perfect anthem for San Diego
Tom Waits - Filipino Box Spring Hog

Ilya Santana

you come home from the club?
Andreas Vollenweider

Our Broken Garden

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Goldfrapp - Clowns

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
John Coltrane - Ballads

Kid Koala

you sit in the subway?
Del Tha Funkee Homosapien - The Wacky World Of Rapid Tr...

Junior Boys

your party anthem
Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride

Morpheus

you wake up?
The Kinks - I Go To Sleep

Tim Sweeney

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

Black Devil Disco Club

you come home from the club?
Serge Gainsbourg - L'eau à La Bouche

Coldplay

perfect anthem for London
When The Saints Go Marching In

Architeq

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lightning Bolt

Tha 4orce

you go fishing?
Tha 4orce - Biting On The Hook

Melanie C

a record you fell in love to
Prodigy - Firestarter

Shakespeares Sister

you sit in the subway?
Petula Clark - Don’t Sleep In The Subway

Ronny & Renzo

you go to a club?
Cos/Mes - Naruto (R&R Remix)

Kissey Asplund

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

No song at all. I want to hear ...

Dwele

your liberation anthem
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Efterklang

first record you remember
Kim Larsen - Værsgo

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite bands you know personally

Chairlift / Pre / Fucked Up / Strange Boys / Monotonix

Pastor

you camp in the desert?
Godley & Creme - Cry

Boozoo Bajou

No. 5
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis

Everything Everything

first record you remember
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Tindersticks

best concert you ever attended

Broadcast, Dingwells, Camden Town. 1994? I love their ...

Tom Vek

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
The Black Eyed Peas - Don't Phunk With My Heart

Little Jackie

your party anthem
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy

Jonathan Wilson

a song that reminds you of school
The Breeders - Safari

Mirror Mirror

best Beatles song
Yoko Ono - Yes, I’m A Witch

Kinky

5 favorite human inventions

the microphone / the speaker / canned food / the telescope ...

Good Shoes

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Regina Spektor - Soviet Kitsch

Seether

you come home from the club?
Soundgarden - 4th Of July

Unconventional Science

the song to be played at your funeral
The Doors - The End

Kalabrese

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
James Brown - Rapp Payback

Munk

you make love?
Aram Khachaturian - Säbeltanz

Ratatat

you fall asleep?
Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown (L...

Dego

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

Port O'Brien

you eat a pizza?
Personal & The Pizzas - I Don't Wanna Be No Personal Pi...

Georg Levin

your party anthem
Otis Redding - Satisfaction

Adonis

your ultimate heartbreak song
Prince - It's Gonna Be Lonely

The Battle Of Land And Sea

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

Camille

you come home from the club?
Joe Dassin

Theo Parrish

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

Erik Truffaz

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Gabriel Fauré

Anja Schneider

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

Peter Broderick

first record you bought
Rancid - Rancid

Final Fantasy

you wake up?

I don’t listen to music in the ...

Mystery Jets

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Einstürzende Neubauten - Halber Mensch

Anni Rossi

5 favorite personal victories

pushing myself to draw in my free time ...

Ralphi Rosario

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

Mungolian Jetset

first record you bought
Queen - Play The Game

Spinto Band

your guilty pleasure song

I don't believe in guilty pleasure music ...

Panico

No. 9
Moonshake - Dirty And Divine

Kissogram

you sit by a camp fire?
Odetta - Timber

Minotaur Shock

you jog?
Phoenix - It's Never Been Like That

Daniel Wang

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ashford &Simpson - Bougie Bougie

Justice

5 favorite records
Les Rhythm Digitales - Dark Dancer

Luke Haines

5 favorite English words

Tedious / Poxy / Sadsac / Rotten / Sod

Yellowman

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

The Priscillas

your boozed up anthem
Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart

Gemma Ray

you sit in a plane?
Nirvana - On A Plain

Dominique Leone

take these three games along:

Monopoly / Yahtzee / deck of cards for Solitaire. Just ...

Jill Jones

you wake up?
Blonde Redhead - Elephant Woman

Brasstronaut

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Makeout Videotape - Thought I Was in Love

Higamos Hogamos

5 favorite books

Brett Easton Ellis: «Glamorama» / Phillip K Dick: «Flow ...

Peanut Butter Wolf

you jog?

I never jog.

Ingrid Olava

where was your first flat?

A really small and shitty one, at Bislett ...

The Bangles

you make love?
Calexico

Irvine Welsh

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Starman

Johnossi

favorite club?

J & O: We’re not going out that ...

Ray Mang

you take a bubble bath?
Gatto Fritto - Bursting The Bubble

Yuck

5 favorite movies

«Megane» by Naoko Ogigami / «Stroszek» by Werner Herzog

The Fray

you make love?
Snow Patrol - Somewhere A Clock Is Ticking

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite street?

Götgatan, a little closer to Europe...

Phil Mison

first record you remember
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Au Revoir Simone

you are love sick?
10cc - I'm Not In Love

Woolfy

best video clip you ever saw

«Flea Market Montgomery - Long Version» on Youtube. «It ...

Pepe Bradock

you ride a bicycle?
Public Enemy - Fight The Power

Fingerpicked

No. 10
Johnny Harris - Footprints On The Moon (Warner, 1969)

Tridact

you drive a car late at night?
Model 500 - Ocean To Ocean (Instrumental)

Modeselektor

5 favorite TV shows

Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar / Germanys Next Topmodel / Promidinner ...

Tal Weiss

a record you fell in love to
Love - Forever Changes

Kathy Zimmer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bryan Adams - Summer of '69

Ame

you run naked through a cornfield?
Richie Havens - Strawberry Fields Forever

Dan Michaelson

your guilty pleasure song
Wings - Jet

Lucky Soul

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

Saint Etienne

perfect anthem for London
The Kinks - This Is Where I Belong

Barn Owl

your ultimate heartbreak song
Buck Owens - Cryin' Time

Ora Cogan

you feel like 1982?

I was born in 1982! No song. No ...

Dennis Bovell

you are in the sauna?
Arrow - Hot Hot Hot

Todd Terje

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

Lindstrom

you are in a depressive mood?
Elliott Smith - Tomorrow Tomorrow

Tony Carrasco

5 favorite clubs

Studio 54 (New York). The best club in ...

Nedry

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Bad

Peter Kruder

record you were looking for the longest

Die Liste von Platten, die ich noch suche ...

Hannah Scott

a song that reminds you of school
Boyzone - Key To My Life

Olafur Arnalds

first record you remember
Todmobile

Belle & Sebastian

a record you fell in love to
The Meters - Just Kissed My Baby

Lotte Kestner

your boozed up anthem
Aphrodite's Child - The End Of The World

Alexandra Hope

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

Osborne

the song to be played at your funeral
James Taylor & Carly Simon - Close Your Eyes

Caron Wheeler

you feel like 1982?
Stevie Wonder - Ebony Eyes

Chromeo

No. 7
The Melodians - Rivers Of Babylon

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you sit in a plane?
Tangerine Dream - Force Majeure

Max Romeo

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

Marc Romboy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Lil' Louis - French Kiss

Duke Special

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Letter To Hermione

Luke Solomon

you take a bubble bath?
Prince - Batman

Van She

5 favorite drinks

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

Headman

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

Rod Thomas

the song to be played at your funeral
Richard Swift - Looking Back, I Should Have Been Home M...

Wooden Birds

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The American Analog Set - Know By Heart

The Good Natured

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

I don’t live in a city, I ...

Cazals

your party anthem
Ike & Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits

Fan Death

your liberation anthem
Ministry - (Everyday Is) Halloween

James Holden

a record you fell in love to
Lamb - Gorecki

Gary Numan

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Mission - Tower Of Strength

Dillon

you sit in a plane?

Ich höre ungern Musik im Flugzeug. Ich ...

Magic Arm

you drive into the country?
James Taylor - Carolina In My Mind

Living Things

you sit in the subway?
2Pac

Erobique

you go to a club?

Keines. Ich lese immer das passende Kapitel in ...

Gnod

first record you remember
Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking

Richard Norris

5 favorite magazines

Tape Op / Dali News / Promethea / Fortean Times / Viva ...

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
The Beatles - Abbey Road

Constance Amiot

a song that reminds your friends of you
Leadbelly - Take This Hammer

Ian Pooley

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

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Chet Baker

Linda Lewis

the song to be played at your funeral
Judy Garland - Over the Rainbow

Valery Gore

you take a bubble bath?
Tom Waits - Alice

Black Angels

best concert you ever attended
The Warlocks

Windsurf

first record you bought
The Best of The Doors

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Pavement - Brighten The Corners

Fol Chen

you sit in the subway?
Richard Hawley - The Light At The End Of The Tunnel (Wa...

Swahili Blonde

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Rolling Stones - Torn And Frayed

The Late Greats

you prepare for an important date?
Iggy Pop - Success

Newton Faulkner

No. 5
They Might Be Giants - No!

Charles Webster

you meet your parents?
Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day

A Touch Of Class

you meet your parents?
Miss Kittin & Golden Boy - Mommy Can I Go Out And Kill ...

Rainer Trüby

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Noch nie getan.

Marissa Nadler

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I will listen to the rain falling and ...

Terence Bernardo

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

Lloyd Cole

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

Defari

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

Clare & The Reasons

you walk in the rain?
Buddy Holly - That’ll Be The Day

John Klemmer

the song to be played at your funeral

I can’t remember very well. I think ...

Minus 8

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake - Riverman

Matmos

learn these three songs by heart:
Hap Palmer - We Are Little Ants

Ilija Rudman

your sunday morning song
Gino Soccio - So Lonely

Pearly Gates

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - I Wish

Tahiti 80

you go to a club?
N.E.R.D - Things Are Getting Better

Wordsworth

best Marley Marl track
Marley Marl - The Symphony

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
John Cage - 4:33

Bodies Of Water

the song to be played at your funeral
The Swan Silvertones - Trouble In My Way

Bosque Brown

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Boots Of Spanish Leather

Horse Meat Disco

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

Jerk Chicken!, Architecture, my home.

Ada

5 favorite records
Metope - Kobol

Psychic Ills

you sit in a plane?
Bill Fay - Omega Day

Alva Noto

you run from the cops?
Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On

Stratus

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Specials - Ghost Town

John Daly

take these three CDs/records with you:
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon

Lexx

you destroy a hotel room?
The Stooges - Tight Pants

Sam Amidon

5 favorite instruments

banjo / banjo / banjo / banjo / banjo

Morningwood

you take a bubble bath?
Aretha Franklin - (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Wom...

Tanya Stephens

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

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite instruments

Klavier, Cello, Querflöte, Stimme, Nyckelharfe.

Morgan Geist

you go to a club?

I want silence before the club.

Yoav

your party anthem
Missy Elliott - Pass That Dutch

Monday Michiru

a record you fell in love to
Stevie Wonder - Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plan...

Max Essa

you go to a club?
Gepy & Gepy - Machine Man

Empire Of The Sun

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

Sibrydion

No. 3
Datblygu - Libertino

Meret Becker

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Townes Van Zandt - Waiting Around To Die

Lovefingers

you sit in the subway?
Paul McCartney - Secret Friend

Fanfarlo

a record you fell in love to
Big Star - Thirteen

Hacienda

your boozed up anthem
The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash

Vashti Bunyan

take these three CDs/records with you:
Joanna Newsom - Ys

Karl Bartos

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Jimmy Edgar

perfect anthem for Detroit
Model 500 - Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)

Love Inks

your ultimate heartbreak song
Harry Nilsson - (I Can’t Live If Living Is) Without You

My Bee's Garden

record you were looking for the longest
Public Strain - Women

Stephan Remmler

the song to be played at your funeral
Stephan Remmler - Alles hat ein Ende nur die Wurst hat ...

Padded Cell

you feel like 1982?
Indoor Life - Indoor Life (LP)

Casual

first record you remember
EPMD - Strictly Business

Bill Callahan

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

Jesse Lenat

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

Molly Wagger

5 favorite movies

«High Fidelity» by Stephen Frears /  «Before The Devil ...

Sumner Brothers

you run naked through a cornfield?
Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile

Cornelius

you sit in the subway?
Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train

White Hinterland

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

Trans Am

you prepare for an important date?
Crowded House

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Liars - Drum's Not Bread

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

the song to be played at your funeral
John Fahey - Sligo River Blues

The Earlies

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Don't Let Me Down

US3

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

Future Beat Alliance

your liberation anthem
Laurent X - Machines

Nicky Siano

you are in a depressive mood?
Laura Nyro

Datarock

you make love?

I’ll let her pick something...

Micah P. Hinson

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

Tracey Thorn

a record you fell in love to
John Martyn - Solid Air

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Warszawa

Lisbee Stainton

perfect anthem for London
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Wolf People

first record you bought
Nirvana - Lithium

Holy Ghost!

you walk through a dark forest?
Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom - Rise

Anna Kashfi

your guilty pleasure song
Suede - Suede

Bettye Lavette

a song that reminds you of school
The Miracles - Way Over There

Hot Chip

you make love?
Sir Mix-a-Lot - Baby Got Back

My Morning Jacket

you drive a car late at night?
James - Five-O

Heidi Happy

you sit in a plane?

Wenn ich wüsste, wie der Song heisst ...

Chateau Flight

first record you bought
Afric Simone - Hafanana

Colder

No. 2
Einstürzende Neubauten - Tanz Debil

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

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

Soul Mekanik

you jog?
Roy Ayers - Running Away

Chikinki

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Bad

David Morales

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Prodigy - Firestarter

Chromatics

your party anthem
ABBA - Dancing Queen

Loane

perfect anthem for Paris
Taxi Girl - Paris

Sandi Thom

you are love sick?
Prodigy - Smack My Bitch Up

Kid Loco

you sit in a plane?
The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight

Lydia Lunch

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lydia Lunch

Little Dragon

5 favorite drinks

Umeshu / Water / Espresso / Roiboos Tea / Weissbier

Lhasa

perfect anthem for Montreal
Lhasa - Anyone And Everyone

Trusme

a record you fell in love to
Coldplay - Parachutes

Tiago

you walk in the rain?
Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain

Funkmasters

the song to be played at your funeral

C: Not planning on dying, so there will ...

Whirlwind Heat

you go to a club?
Dr. Dre - Let Me Ride

Midlake

a song that reminds your friends of you
Billy Joel - Honesty

Moving Units

you go to a club?

Ridiculous conversations.

Penguin Prison

a song to seduce you
Sade - Soldier Of Love

Riccio

perfect anthem for Bologna
Candi Staton - When You Wake Up Tomorrow

Droog

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Perry Botkin Jr. & Barry De Vorzon - Nadia's Theme (The...

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite cities

Oslo / Montreal / Stockholm / Paris / Brighton

Stefan Goldmann

you go to a club?
Paperclip People - Clear And Present

Kool & The Gang

you remember the good old days?
Miles Davis - Round About Midnight

Leroy Burgess

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Burt Bacharach - And The People Were With Her

Bjorn Torske

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Count Ossie And The Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari - Gr...

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Plum

favorite street corner?

The corner where the Royal Mile crosses the ...

Bing Ji Ling

best soundtrack ever
Ennio Morricone - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Andy Gill

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I compose my own.

Chris Carrier

5 favorite cartoon characters

Fat Freddy’s Cat / Catwash / Jerry / Pif / Minnie ...

David Pajo

take these three tools with you:

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

Gossip

you make love?
Black Sabbath - Paranoid

Ost & Kjex

you drive a car late at night?
LFO - Shove Piggy Shove

Scout Niblett

your boozed up anthem
Nirvana - Drain You

Sharon van Etten

the song to be played at your funeral
Nick Drake - Which Will

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song that reminds you of school
Nas - Halftime

Jacques Renault

No. 11
The Kinks - All Day And All Of The Night

Ashley Beedle

you are love sick?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Wolfmother

you play lego?
Breakdance Soundtrack

Shawn Lee

your ultimate heartbreak song
Eric Carmen - All By Myself

Marcus Bonfanti

your sunday morning song
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Up Above My Head

The Jackets

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Castaways - Liar, Liar

Alex Smoke

you are in a depressive mood?
Radiohead - Pablo Honey

James Murphy

you ride a bicycle?
T. Rex - Jeepster

Lanoiraude

5 favorite authors

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

Bottin

your ultimate heartbreak song
Lucio Battisti - Io Vorrei... Non Vorrei... Ma Se Vuoi

Dennis Kane

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

J Rawls

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Ease On Down The Road

Omar

your liberation anthem
The South African national anthem

Zohra

you go to a club?
LCD Soundsystem - Get Innocuous (Soulwax Remix)

Ian Hart

best Beatles song
The Beatles - In My Life

Alter Ego

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

Howling Bells

you are love sick?

Nothing. No noise. 

Azari & III

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Trust - Candy Walls

Robin Saville

you go to a club?
Van Halen - Jump

Turzi

a record you fell in love to
Eric Serra - Le Grand Bleu

Boom Bip

you sit in the subway?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

Al Kent

record you were looking for the longest
Curtis - How Can I Tell Her

Lail Arad

you sit by the river?
Uzi Ramierez - Baby, Please Come Home

Simple Kid

you jog?
Slayer - South Of Heaven

Still Going

best soundtrack ever
Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come

Jean-Michel Jarre

first record you bought
The Shadows - Apache

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite restaurant?

«Jalla Jalla» on Bergsgatan. Best place to stop ...

Glass Candy

take these three tools with you:

knife / matches / saw

AM

No. 4
Selda - Selda

N.A.S.A.

you paint your apartment?
Architecture In Helsinki - Tiny Painting

Memory Band

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Claude Debussy - Nuages

Yacht

No. 1
Wilson Phillips - Hold On

Woodpigeon

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

Xiu Xiu

get these three pets:

a pig / an elephant / a manatee

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite personal tragedies

there are too many and they are too ...

Soft Rocks

you stay in bed?

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

Parlour

your sunday morning song
Randy Vanwarmer - Sun, Moon And Stars

Architecture In Helsinki

perfect anthem for Brunswick
Donna Summer - State Of Independence

Michael Reinboth

you meet your parents?
Johann Sebastian Bach

Gwyneth Herbert

you relax on a beach?
Bonnie «Prince» Billie - My Home Is The Sea

Beautiful Swimmers

you cook?

M: Jazz is it for cooking food.

Neon Heights

you sit in the subway?

The rhythm of the rails and strangers gossip.

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Normal - Warm Leatherette

Rumer

your ultimate heartbreak song
I Loves You Porgy

A Guy Called Gerald

a song that reminds you of school
Adam & The Ants - Antmusic

Vetiver

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Camper Van Beethoven - Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweeth...

Kelli Ali

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Greg Weeks - The Hive

Anne Clark

5 favorite drinks

Tea (Earl Grey and all black varieties) / Champagne ...

Aaron Wright

your party anthem
Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine

Radio 4

a song that reminds you of school
Metallica - Fade To Black

Million Stylez

where was your first flat?

It was in a suburb called Helenelund (Sollentuna ...

The Morning Benders

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Zombies - Friends Of Mine

KT Tunstall

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Led Zeppelin - Kashmir

Prefuse 73

you sit in a plane?
Jesu - Jesu (LP)

Mark Archer

first record you bought
Gary Numan - Cars

Shitdisco

a song that reminds you of school
The Grid - Swamp Thing

Thieves Like Us

your ultimate heartbreak song
Ride - OX4

Lopazz

you are in the sauna?

In der Sauna ? Ich schwitze nur auf meinem ...

Tiga

you pretend to be married?
Van Morrison - Sweet Thing

Whomadewho

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

Jazzanova

a song you wish you'd written yourself
George Gershwin - Summertime

George Duke

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

Polly Scattergood

you wash your hair?

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

The Shortwave Set

the song to be played at your funeral
Elton John - Candle In The Wind

Oneida

you ride a bicycle?

Don’t have a bike.

Kaos

best video clip you ever saw
The Doors - Riders On The Storm

ESG

you fall asleep?
The Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep

Lone Wolf

a song that reminds your friends of you
Ivor Cutler - Jam

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite human inventions

music / cameras / dental floss / chocolate / the roboto dance

Odawas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bob Dylan & The Band - The Basement Tapes

Rich Medina

best concert you ever attended
Earth, Wind & Fire

The Rayographs

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

Coyote

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Queens Of The Stone Age

Kevin Saunderson

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

On Belle Isle. It’s an island in ...

Cajun Dance Party

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Silver Jews - Trains Across The Sea

Slove

you run naked through a cornfield?
Get A Room! - Diskollection

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds your friends of you
Cybotron - Clear

Jackpot

you go to a club?
Liaisons Dangereuses - Los Ninos de la Parque

Heavy

you are love sick?
Wayne Shorter - Dindi

King Britt

your ultimate heartbreak song
Level 42 - It's Over

These New Puritans

you meet your parents?
Dr. Feelgood

David Rodigan

No. 13
Bob Andy - Unchained

Luca C & Brigante

a record you fell in love to
Joe Cocker - Unchain My Heart

Bob Power

you paint your apartment?
The O'Jays - Greatest Hits

Studio

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

Howlin' Rain

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - The Hissing Of The Summer Lawns

Pink Skull

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Drive Like Jehu - Drive Like Jehu

Dave Clarke

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Never have a song as ring tone, wrong ...

Nocturnes

first record you remember
Depeche Mode - Flexible

Brian Jackson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Rick James & Teena Marie - Fire & Desire

Gilles Peterson

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

DJ Touché

No. 9

«The New York Ripper» (Lucio Fulci, 1982). An ...

Sven Väth

perfect anthem for Berlin
Dr. Motte - Der Klang Der Familie

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite personal victories

laughing at all the shit thrown at you ...

Tim Mälzer

take these three games along:

Backgammon / Schach / Karten

Comanechi

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

Shine 2009

you run naked through a cornfield?
Donovan - Sunshine Superman

Chelonis R. Jones

you sit in a plane?
Chelonis R. Jones - The Cockpit

The Diaphanoids

you come home from the club?
David Holmes

Ben Watt

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Chris De Burgh

Glimpse

you come home from the club?
Rhythm & Sound

Al McKay

you wake up?
George Benson; Earl Kluth

Large Professor

5 favorite rhymes
Jadakiss - Still Feel Me

Chris & Cosey

your ultimate heartbreak song

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

Terry Lynn

favorite club?

Asylum. You can go crazy at the «Asylum»!

Syd Matters

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Tom Waits - Down Down Down

Heidi

you feel like 1992?
The Verve - A Storm In Heaven

Michael Mayer

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

The Invisible

you cook?
Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter 23

Matthew Dear

first record you bought
Tone-Loc - Wild Thing

Suzanne Vega

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

Beverley Knight

you cook?
John Holt - 1000 Volts Of Holt

Prince Language

the song to be played at your funeral
King Tubby - Release The Dub

The Phantom Band

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Leonard Cohen - Hey, Thats No Way To Say Goodbye

Whitehouse

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Paul Sharada - Dancing All The Night

Dollboy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Cynical pop.

Hannah Cohen

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Portishead

Pacifika

you play lego?

Our children's voices.

Fabrizio Mammarella

record you were looking for the longest
Arpadys - Arpadys

Telephones

you walk in the rain?
Fashion - Love Shadow

Justus Köhncke

best video clip you ever saw
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Jesh

No. 4
The Beatles - White Album

GusGus

you sit in a plane?
Gus Gus - Anthem

Dollskabeat

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

Apiento

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
The Smiths - Unloveable

Kris Menace

you play ping-pong?
Air - Kelly Watchs The Stars

Max Tundra

you destroy a hotel room?
Tom Zé - Toc

Doe Paoro

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

Mouse On Mars

your ultimate heartbreak song
Blondie - Heart Of Glass

DJ Cherrystones

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Aphrodite's Child - Air

Pilooski

a record you fell in love to

I love any songs if I feel a ...

Art Brut

the song to be played at your funeral
Alan Silvestri - Back To The Future

Pyrolator

5 favorite human inventions

1.-5.= Elektrizität

Round Table Knights

you play ping-pong?
Lootpack - Questions

Mechanical Bride

perfect song to end a party with
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere

José James

you sit in the subway?
J Dilla

DJ Vadim

you go to a club?
Bugz In The Attic - Don't Stop The Music

Apache Beat

your boozed up anthem
My Bloody Valentine

Howe Gelb

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

Not missing a thing.

Like A Stuntman

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

We Are Wolves

take these three games along:

Q-Bert / Frisbee / 3-D glasses

Gravenhurst

you destroy a hotel room?

I don’t destroy hotel rooms. 

Nils Frahm

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Cliff Martinez - Solaris

Holger Czukay

you make love?

Gott oh Gott, mich dann auch noch mit ...

Fujiya & Miyagi

your party anthem
Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno

Cosmo Vitelli

start to learn these three things:

to walk instead of having a cab / to ...

Chris Coco

you fall asleep?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Angel Deradoorian

your party anthem
Daft Punk - Short Circuit

The Miserable Rich

you take a bubble bath?
Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love

Defend Moscow

your ultimate heartbreak song
Dire Straits - Romeo And Juliet

Kinski

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Chills - Pink Frost

Ruede Hagelstein

you wake up?
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

No Age

you relax on a beach?
The Zombies - Time Of The Season

Electric 6

you ride a bicycle?
Aaliyah - Are You That Somebody

Alela Diane

a song that reminds you of school
Cat Power - Metal Heart

The Hidden Cameras

your liberation anthem
Huggy Bear - Her Jazz

Metronomy

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

Ewan Pearson

first record you remember
Sailor - A Glass Of Champagne

CALLmeKAT

which person from the city you like the most?

Not one single person, but my friends and ...

Travis

you sit in the subway?
Boards Of Canada - Music Has The Right To Children

Wooden Shjips

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Arthur Doyle - November 8th or 9th

The Golden Filter

you run from the cops?
Cheap Trick - Dream Police

A Mountain Of One

your ultimate heartbreak song
Spiritualized - Broken Heart

Fiona Daniel

you feel like 2000?
2Pac - Changes

Kathryn Williams

you wake up?
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Erol Alkan

you fall asleep?
Al Green - Love And Happiness

The Revenge

a song you would use as a ring-tone
AC/DC - Back In Black (string-a-pella)

Mugison

5 favorite English words

dream / imagine / darkness / buddy / love

Barbara Carlotti

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Paul Simon - Flowers Never Bend With The Rainfall

Telepopmusik

a song you wish you'd written yourself
George Gershwin - Summertime

Hugh Herrera

your liberation anthem
D-Train - Keep On

Justine D

you jog?
Kraftwerk - Trans Europe Express

Thievery Corporation

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

First Aid Kit

you prepare for an important date?
Karen Dalton - When A Man Loves A Woman

Emmy The Great

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t get depressed by depressing music ...

Mark E.

you wake up?
Phuture - Rise From Your Grave

Eagles Of Death Metal

you run naked through a cornfield?
Iron Maiden - Run To The Hills

Wally Badarou

your ultimate heartbreak song
Stevie Wonder - You And I

Broken Social Scene

your boozed up anthem

I prefer silence when drinking.

Mugwump

you wake up?
Prince - The Future

Faust

you sit in a plane?

Die CDs, die ich am Gig zugesteckt bekomme ...

Julia Franck

take these three games along:

Schach. Oder ist das keins und gibt es ...

James Pants

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Contusion

Renegade Soundwave

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

Lo Fat Orchestra

first record you remember
Hui Buh - Das Schlossgespenst

Chuck D

you ride a bicycle?

Break Beats

Horace Andy


Top 10 all-time favorite songs

Bill Brewster

first record you bought
Benny Hill - Ernie The Fastest Milkman In The West

Steve Mason

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

Trentemoller

you run naked through a cornfield?
Britney Spears - Oops!... I Did It Again

The Soulsavers

you cook?
Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland

Mavis Staples

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

David Holmes

you prepare for an important date?
Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

Joakim

you sit in the subway?
impLOG - Holland Tunnel Dive

Headless Heroes

you drive into the country?
Television - Marquee Moon

The Chap

5 favorite magazines

Trucking / The Chap / Giant Robot / Computer Music / My ...

Devendra Banhart

you play a game of chess?
Six Organs Of Admittance

Charlotte Hatherley

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Dynamite Deluxe

a song that reminds you of school
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Cosmin TRG

you cook?
Marsha Hunt - Bad Boogie

Caribou

record you were looking for the longest
Sidney Owens & North, South Connection - Sputnik

Chrome Hoof

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Doors - The Crystal Ship

Mélissa Laveaux

a record you fell in love to
Mike Doughty - Skittish/Rockity Roll

Mr Scruff

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

Mooner

No. 1
Die Dominas - Die Dominas

James Yorkston

your sunday morning song
Oumou Sangare

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite things that make you sexy

living with my mother / not having a job ...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

first record you remember
The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour

Sebastien Tellier

a song that reminds you of school
George Michael - Faith

Brennan Green

you sit in a plane?

If I’m on a plane, I’m ...

Wall-E

you go to a club?
Kraftwerk - We Are The Robots

Jakob der Lügner

you are on a football field?
Inner City - Big Fun

Paul Frick

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

Cosmo

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I don’t have a favourite way.

Gary Lucas

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Feel Fine

The Bees

you sit in the subway?
Quasimoto - Bad Character
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Issue 6

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

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The Chromatics are finally back. After their very promising debut they took some time to come back with an album that finally shows the full potential of what Johnny Jewel & co is capable of. Where «In The City» left off ...

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Hannah Cohen

first record you bought

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

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Doe Paoro

first record you bought
Whitney Houston – Whitney

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Valery Gore

you rob a bank?
Good Friday - Why?

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Sarah Jaffe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Harry Nilsson - Without You

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