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Unconventional Science

is a trusted DJ and revered beatsmith from LA. His mixes have cult status (including f.e. «music for muted cartoon viewing» and «daily soundtrack») and his own productions float somewhere inbetween jazz, psych and classic boom bap. He is releasing exclusively on Token Recluse.

a song that reminds you of school
Black Star - Thieves In The Night
best Beatles song
The Beatles - Blue Jay Way
best concert you ever attended
Lower Class Citizens
your boozed up anthem
Steely Dan - Peg
a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Most anything coming out of Orlando.

record you were looking for the longest
Can - Ege Bamyasi
a record you fell in love to
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
first record you remember
NOFX - Heavy Petting Zoo
the song to be played at your funeral
The Doors - The End
a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Big L - The Big Picture
your ultimate heartbreak song

I just come out a long relationship that went sour. So every song about love or heartbreak I hear on the radio the last few months is really amplified.

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 - Ye Ye De Smell
your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
first record you bought
Dilated Peoples - The Platform
a song that reminds your friends of you
Led Zeppelin - Ramble On
a song you would use as a ring-tone
El-P - Tuned Mass Damper
your sunday morning song
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side
a song you wish you'd written yourself
Black Star - Thieves In The Night

Sarah Jaffe

your liberation anthem
Phantogram - Don't Move

Everything Everything

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Gwyneth Herbert

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

Future Beat Alliance

your liberation anthem
Laurent X - Machines

Prince Language

you are in a depressive mood?
Tindersticks

Peter Kruder

you come home from the club?
Claude Debussy - La Mer

Richard Hawley

5 favorite instruments

Gretsch country gentleman / Baby Gloc / The lap steel ...

New Young Pony Club

first record you remember
The Eagles

Modeselektor

5 favorite instruments

Pauke /Geige / Trompete / Kontrabass / Gitarre

Todd Terje

first record you bought
Bjørn Torske - Sexy Disco

Fol Chen

you sit in a plane?
Laurie Anderson - From The Air

Franz Nicolay

you ride a bicycle?
Chumbawamba - Mouthful Of Shit

Karolina Stenstöm

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

don’t know

Lucky Luke

your boozed up anthem
Neil Young - Barstool Blues

Droog

you cook?
Joan Sebastian - Huevos Rancheros

Brothers Of End

you paint your apartment?
Panda Bear - Bro's

Bottin

No. 6

Rome Fiumicino FCO. I don’t know if ...

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your boozed up anthem
Thin Lizzy - Sitamoia

US3

your ultimate heartbreak song
Tom Waits - Martha

Bill Brewster

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Helio Matheus - Mais Kriola

John Foxx

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kraftwerk - Neon Lights

Fiona Daniel

you make love?
Nina Kinerts - Pets & Friends

Joakim

you cook?
Talking Heads - More Songs About Buildings And Food

Mystery Jets

you need to get work done?
Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique

Lone Wolf

your sunday morning song
Jan Johansson - Visa från Utanmyra

Brennan Green

you go to a club?

The music that is playing. Of course.

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite drinks

Mauby / Spirulina / carrott juice / June plum / Bajan Rum

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you walk through a dark forest?
Röyksopp - What Else Is There?

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you drive a car late at night?
Talk Talk - Spirit Of Eden

Alexander Robotnick

you cook?
Fela Kuti - Lady

Meret Becker

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
«In The Mood For Love»

Seether

you come home from the club?
Semisonic - Closing Time

Tal Weiss

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

Bebel Gilberto

you relax on a beach?
João Donato - Lugar Comum

Jacob Golden

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

Ilya Santana

you wake up?
Barrabas - On The Road Again

Valery Gore

you sit in a plane?
The Radio Dept. - Heaven's on Fire

Joan As Police Woman

you wake up?
Joni Mitchell - Free Man In Paris

Candi Staton

you make love?
Otis Redding - Try A Little Tenderness

Molly Wagger

5 favorite remixes
Crusin' Gang - Chinatown (Architeq Acid Remix)

Memory Band

you drive a car late at night?

I don't drive.

Little Jackie

first record you bought
Black Sheep - Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

Shawn Lee

best concert you ever attended
Badly Drawn Boy

Heavy

you jog?

I don’t wanna sound narcissistic, but I ...

The Revenge

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Most Happy Hardcore records will do it.

Architecture In Helsinki

your boozed up anthem
Glass Candy - Rolling Down The Hills

Lovefingers

your guilty pleasure song
Alicia Keys - Empire State Of Mind

Jean-Michel Jarre

record you were looking for the longest
The Spotnicks - La Marche Turque

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a song that inspires you

Puh... so viel.

Nils Frahm

you play ping-pong?
Steak: Music From The Motion Picture

Al Kent

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

Glass Candy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mike Post - Theme From Hill Street Blues

Chris Carrier

5 favorite instruments

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

Charlotte Hatherley

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

We Are Scientists

5 favorite months

September / October / November / April / May

Datarock

you are on a football field?
Kaptein Kaliber - Jeg Kjoper Middag

Mungolian Jetset

you make love?
Imagination - Night Dubbing (LP)

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

first record you remember
Mussorgsky - Night On Bald Mountain

Funkmasters

first record you remember
Count Basie - Topsy

Ben Watt

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Chris De Burgh

Gary Lucas

record you were looking for the longest
The Buoys - Timothy

Port O'Brien

you are love sick?
John Lennon - Oh My Love

We Are Wolves

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

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

Kathryn Williams

best concert you ever attended
Howe Gelb

Leo Zero

first record you remember
Mike Oldfield - Portsmouth

Yacht

No. 1
Wilson Phillips - Hold On

Dollskabeat

you are love sick?
ESG - Erase You

Dinky

5 favorite records
Arthur Russell - The World Of Arthur Russell

Ora Cogan

you wake up?
Ben E. King - Amor

Mooner


Top 10 Cosmic LPs of all time

Sondre Lerche

you make love?
Bernard Herrmann - Vertigo

Bing Ji Ling

a song that reminds your friends of you
Luther Vandross - Never Too Much

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you remember
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Polly Scattergood

you go to a club?
Faithless - God Is A DJ

Natalie Tusia Beridze


Tbilisi
I was born and raised in Tbilisi ...

Large Professor

5 favorite records
Paul Parrish - Walking In The Forest Of My Mind

King Britt

you make love?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

Telepopmusik

your boozed up anthem
Cypress Hill - I Wanna Get High

Newton Faulkner

record you were looking for the longest
Daniel Johnston

Jackpot

you wake up?

I try to keep the morning hours quiet ...

Black Angels

best concert you ever attended
The Warlocks

Coldplay

a record you fell in love to
Sigur Rós - ()

Ingrid Olava

favorite street?

Not in any way our main Street Karl ...

These New Puritans

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Björk - Vespertine

Nedry

first record you bought
The Pogues - The Very Best Of The Pogues

Cortney Tidwell

No. 1
The Rollings Stones - Exile On Main Street

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

A song without SOUL.

Jimi Jamison

a record you fell in love to
U2 - Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me

Tahiti 80

you relax on a beach?
David Bowie - Warszawa

DJ Nu-Mark

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

Soul Clap

record you were looking for the longest
Mousse T. - The More I Get The More I Want

Wooden Shjips

you relax on a beach?
Iggy & The Stooges - I Feel Alright

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Sonic Youth - NYC Ghosts & Flowers

José James

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - I Want You

Rich Medina

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Anything with 808 drums in it.

Al McKay

you go to a club?
Beyoncé

The Emperor Machine

you walk in the rain?
23 Skidoo - Last Words

Penguin Prison

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Lithium

Million Stylez

favorite building?

Globen. Hoping that I will perform there one ...

Turzi

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kraftwerk - Heimcomputer (1981 Live Version)

Ilija Rudman

your party anthem
Jaymz Nylon - I Know A Place

Clare & The Reasons

your sunday morning song
Mildred Bailey - Jenny

Swahili Blonde

you wake up?
Erik Satie - Gymnopedie 1-4

Beppe Loda

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

Ed Harcourt

you are in the sauna?
Nelly - Hot In Herre

Brian Jackson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Donald Byrd - A New Perspective

Travis

you wake up?
Teenage Fanclub - Ain't That Enough

Dillon

you make love?

Regengeräusche. Also sicherlich keine Musik. Meistens hat ...

Stephan Remmler

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

Azari & III

you are on psychedelic drugs?
Liza Minnelli - Cabaret Soundtrack

Suzanne Vega

best video clip you ever saw
Panic! At The Disco - But It's Better If You Do

Tony Carrasco

your boozed up anthem
Machine - There But For The Grace Of God

Our Broken Garden

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

Ashley Beedle

you are love sick?
Motörhead - Ace Of Spades

Wordsworth

first record you remember
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

The Invisible

you go to a club?
Don Blackman - Heart's Desire

Moving Units

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Hanson - MMMBop

Tha 4orce

you go to a club?
Little Brother - Two Step Blues

Race Horses

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Should Have Known Better

Johnossi

favorite place to shag?

J: In my bed. Or... let’s say ...

Oneida

you fall asleep?

I hate having music on when I’m ...

The Morning Benders

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

Vetiver

your liberation anthem
The Soup Dragons - I'm Free

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite things about LA

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

Gravenhurst

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

Spinto Band

a song that reminds your friends of you
Ada Jones - The Yama Yama Man

Mr Scruff

you go to a club?
Mr Scruff & Quantic - It’s Dancing Time

Ratatat

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Pacifika

you make love?

Dancehall Reggae.

Headless Heroes

you shop for shoes?
Burt Bacharach - Wanting Things

Rainer Trüby

you come home from the club?
Pat Metheny Group - Are You Going Wih Me

Gilles Peterson

you sit in the subway?
Mos Def - Universal Magnetic

Midlake

first record you remember
Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut

The Golden Filter

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Air - Playground Love

Matthew Herbert

take these three CDs/records with you:
Wham! - Last Christmas

DJ Touché

No. 10

«Beyond The Darkness» (Joe D'Amato, 1979). Not ...

Julia Franck

take these three CDs/records with you:
Arvo Pärt - Alina

Slove

you ride a bicycle?
The Velvet Underground & Nico

Minotaur Shock

you prepare for an important date?
Steely Dan

El-P

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

Peter Broderick

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

Hot Chip

you relax on a beach?
Sam Cooke

James Yorkston

your sunday morning song
Oumou Sangare

Love Inks

a song that reminds you of school
Smashing Pumpkins - 1979

Leon Ware

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Hey Jude

Neon Heights

you sit in a plane?
Mahlathini & The Mahotella Queens - Kazet

Luke Haines

5 favorite things to be afraid of

I presume there is a problem in translation ...

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song that reminds your friends of you

Das werde ich sie bei Gelegenheit mal fragen.

Malachai

5 favorite records
The United States of America - The Garden Of Earthly De...

Ray Mang

you relax on a beach?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Baikonour

your ultimate heartbreak song
Serge Gainsbourg - Je Suis Venu Te Dire Que Je M'en Vai...

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite things that make you sexy

I’m a golf whiz / my psychic / the ...

Zambri

you make love?
Tricky - Overcome

Wall-E

you wake up?
Michael Crawford - Put On Your Sunday Clothes

Nicole Willis

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

Chelonis R. Jones

you smuggle diamonds?
Shirley Bassey - Diamonds Are Forever

Anni Rossi

5 favorite bands that hail from Minnesota

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

The Shortwave Set

best concert you ever attended
The Stone Roses

Woodpigeon

5 favorite TV shows

«30 Rock» / «Arrested Development» / «Project Runway» / «The Real ...

Still Going

best soundtrack ever
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense

Raul Midon

5 favorite things about New York

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

Erik Truffaz

you want to disturb your neighbours?
James Brown

My Morning Jacket

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Jay-Z - Hard Knock Life

Trusme

first record you remember
Bad Manners - My Girl Lollipop

Barn Owl

your liberation anthem
Neil Young - Powder Finger

C. Gibbs

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake

Melanie C

a record you fell in love to
Prodigy - Firestarter

Heidi Happy

you drive a car late at night?

Da hab ich nichts zu sagen. Hab selber ...

Dennis Kane

best concert you ever attended
Talking Heads

Caribou

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

Tiago

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

VV Brown

you take a bubble bath?
Sade - Cherish The Day

Drugstore

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

The Priscillas

a record you fell in love to
Motorpsycho - Plan #1

Alter Ego

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

Robin Saville

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

Defend Moscow

first record you remember
Guns N' Roses - Live And Let Die

Justice

5 favorite records
Les Rhythm Digitales - Dark Dancer

Shitdisco

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

Kool Keith

you go to a club?

I listen to whatever’s playing.

Kris Menace

you sit in a plane?
Nightmares On Wax - Les Nuits

Trentemoller

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

Hacienda

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sam Cooke - Lost And Lookin'

Annie

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

Stefan Goldmann

you wake up?

Keinen. Ich weiss Ruhe wirklich zu schätzen ...

Paul Frick

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - Put A Spell On You

Rumer

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

Beverley Knight

you make love?
Prince - If I Was Your Girlfriend

Little Dragon

5 favorite records
Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland

George Duke

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Four And More

The Miserable Rich

you camp in the desert?
Devendra Banhart - Cripple Crow

Beautiful Swimmers

you sit in a plane?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

Bill Callahan

your boozed up anthem
David Allan Coe - Pussy Whipped Again

Simone White

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Cure - Disintegration

Charles Webster

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Boards Of Canada - Happy Cycling

Parlour

first record you bought
Kiss - Destroyer (LP)

David Rodigan

No. 12
The Wailers - Slave Driver

Marc Romboy

you destroy a hotel room?
Iron Maiden - Killers

Emmy The Great

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bright Eyes - Make War

Manuel Tur

a song that reminds your friends of you
Moloko - The Time Is Now

Jesper Dahlbäck

best day of the week in the city?

Sundays – calm and quiet.

Pink Skull

best soundtrack ever
«Clockwork Orange»

Phenomenal Handclap Band

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

Rocko Schamoni

favorite building?

Golden Pudel Klub. Selbst gebaut.

DJ Hell

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Daniel Wang

a song that reminds your friends of you
Voyage - I Love You Dancer

Aaron Wright

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

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite magazines

Games TM / Mojo / Uncut / Wire / Sound On Sound

Nick Chacona

you stay in bed?
Roland Burrell - Stormy Night

Kinski

the song to be played at your funeral
Teenage Fanclub - Neil Jung

Tim Mälzer

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

Soft Rocks

you stay in bed?

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

Morton Valence

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

AM

No. 10
Van Halen - Fair Warning

Luke Solomon

you sit in the subway?
Joy Division - Transmission

Constance Amiot

the song to be played at your funeral

I just hope it’ll be a «happy ...

Senor Coconut

you relax on a beach?
Merzbow

Bill Adler

first record you remember
Irving Berlin - The Girl That I Marry

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you prepare for an important date?

When I dated my girl, I did a ...

Kathy Zimmer

best concert you ever attended
Bob Dylan

Hannah Cohen

best Beatles song
«Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds»

Rod Thomas

first record you remember
The Beatles

Kurt Maloo

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

Interpol

you sit in the subway?
Trans Am - Future World

Horace Andy

you prepare a candle light dinner?

I can’t tell cause I can’t ...

Vashti Bunyan

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

The noise of people / Roads that lead to ...

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Mediengruppe Telekommander - Panzer

Daddy-O

perfect anthem for New York
Stetsasonic - Go Stetsa 1

Alexandra Hope

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Dusty Springfield - You Don't Own Me

Chris Coco

you relax on a beach?
Lee «Scratch» Perry - Curly Locks

Yellowman

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

Linda Lewis

first record you bought
The Beatles - From Me To You

Final Fantasy

you fall asleep?

My roommate Matt will play the guitar late ...

Matthew Dear

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Arthur Russell - Calling Out Of Context

Jay Jay Johanson

you make love?
Jarvis Cocker

Captain Sensible

you sit in the subway?
Sheila & The B Devotion - Spacer

Phil Mison

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

Toby Tobias

the song to be played at your funeral
Prefab Sprout - Cars & Girls

Soul Mekanik

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

J Rawls

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Smif-N-Wessun - Bucktown

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite books

Can I mention six? Jack Kerouac: «On The ...

Young Knives

take these three CDs/records with you:
Aphrodite’s Child - 666

Mouse On Mars

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

Cosmo

5 favorite moments in time

Giving birth – believe it or not / My wedding ...

Electric 6

you make love?
Monster Magnet - Dopes To Infinity (LP)

Chromeo

No. 3
Hall & Oates - I Can't Go For That

Skull Defekts

take these three books along:

Nan Goldin: «The Devil’s Playground» / Richard Coleman ...

Sibrydion

No. 7
Ffa Coffi Pawb - Hei Vidal!

Shine 2009

you walk in the rain?
Jam & Spoon - Stella

Holy Ghost!

you prepare for an important date?

N: I’ve never been on a real ...

Dominique Leone

perfect anthem for San Francisco
The Turtles - Gas Money

!!!

you feel like 1982?
Depeche Mode - Leave In Silence (Extended Mix)

First Aid Kit

you cook?
Joanna Newsom - Peach, Plum, Pear

Tiga

you pretend to be married?
Van Morrison - Sweet Thing

The Late Greats

you feel like 1982?

Dirty post punk which violates all of your ...

Bob Power

you sit in a plane?
The O'Jays - Love Train

Mavis Staples

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Blowin’ In The Wind

Dave Clarke

you ride a bicycle?
Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped

Cosmo Vitelli

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kim Fowley - The Trip

The Diaphanoids

you come home from the club?
David Holmes

Steve Mason

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

Faust

first record you remember
Johnny Hallyday - Retiens La Nuit

Air

a song you would use as a ring-tone
La Marseillaise

Scout Niblett

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pixies - Hey

Wally Badarou

perfect anthem for London
The Beatles - All You Need Is Love

Kissogram

you drive a car late at night?
Nagat El-Saghira - Ana Bashak El-Bahr

Frank Black

take these three DVDs along:

«Sleeper» by Woody Allen. The funniest, coolest movie ...

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Chrome Hoof

you come home from the club?
Aqua - Barbie Girl

Whomadewho

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

Moonboots

No. 6
Elkin & Nelson - Elkin & Nelson

Round Table Knights

you meet your parents?
Snoop Dogg - My Medicine

The Bees

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Boards Of Canada - Zoetrope

Yoav

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Five Years

The Loose Salute

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

Lloyd Cole

song for arts and crafts
The Walkmen - The North Pole

Bronnt Industries Kapital

your party anthem
Goblin - Un Ragazzo D'Argento

Bomb The Bass

first record you remember
The Wombles Theme song

Mélissa Laveaux

a song that reminds you of school
Tracy Chapman - 3000 Miles

Alan Oldham

No. 7
«Love and Rockets»

The Chap

5 favorite records
The Congos - Heart Of The Congos

Odawas

a song that reminds you of school
Grateful Dead - Wharf Rat

Saint Etienne

you make love?
Fleetwood Mac - Sara

Anne Clark

5 favorite TV shows

There’s only two favourites of all time ...

Gossip

you meet your parents?
Ludwig van Beethoven - 5th Symphony

Ricardo Villalobos

your ultimate heartbreak song
Depeche Mode - Somebody

Hannah Scott

your guilty pleasure song
Lady Gaga - Poker Face

Michael Mayer

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
James Blunt - You're Beautiful

Dani Siciliano

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

Tom Vek

5 favorite records
Lamb - Fear Of Fours

Pyrolator

5 favorite records
Martin Denny - Afro Desia

Kissey Asplund

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

Gary Numan

best concert you ever attended
Rammstein

Luca C & Brigante

first record you remember
Harry Belafonte - Matilda

Jimmy Edgar

first record you remember
Nikki - Notice Me

A Mountain Of One

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Her Eyes Are A Blu...

Colder

No. 7
Durutti Column - Sketch For Summer

Art Brut

first record you remember
Bob Dylan - Baby, Stop Crying

Chris & Cosey

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Cosey: ANY Country and Western music. I hate ...

Glimpse

5 favorite human inventions

Synthesizers / Records / Expresso Machines / The internet / Bugaboo Bugies

Wolfmother

you wake up?
The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

Chateau Flight

first record you remember
Oum Kalsoum

Glen Johnson

first record you bought
The Specials - Too Much Too Young

Kalabrese

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Justus Köhncke - Timecode (Lexx Edit)

Padded Cell

you drive a car late at night?
Model 500 - Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)

Devendra Banhart

you wake up?
Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day

Efterklang

your sunday morning song
Low - Sunflower

Kool & The Gang

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

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Come Together

Trans Am

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

Again, no music. I’m listening to a ...

Kelli Ali

you relax on a beach?
Tim Buckley - Strange Feeling

Lopazz

you go to a club?
Alex Cortex - Inward CTRL

Mark Archer

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Numbers

Kasper Bjorke

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Model

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite cities

Honkong / Beirut / Quebec / Vancouver / Caracas. Muss ich überall ...

Cypress Hill

a song that reminds you of school
Zapp - More Bounce To The Ounce

Ost & Kjex

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Don Johnson - Heartbeat

Ian Pooley

you play a game of chess?
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4

Sven Väth

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York

The Hidden Cameras

best concert you ever attended
Diamanda Galas at Pop Montreal

Empire Of The Sun

you prepare for an important date?
Coconut Records - West Coast

Anja Schneider

a record you fell in love to
David Bowie - China Girl

Zwicker

you come home from the club?
Flying Lotus - Tea Leaf Dancers

Grizzly Bear

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Orbital - Halcyon +on +on

Karl Bartos

a song that reminds you of school
The Beatles - Help!

Windsurf

you go to a club?
Broker/Dealer - Afterhours

Martin Rev

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I play the music and notes in my ...

When Saints Go Machine

you sit in a plane?
The Silver Jews - Punks In The Beerlight

Simple Kid

you prepare for an important date?
Metallica - Battery

No Age

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
The Jesus And Mary Chain - You Trip Me Up

Black Devil Disco Club

you go fishing?
Pierre Henry - Psyché Rock

Doe Paoro

first record you bought
Whitney Houston – Whitney

Bettye Lavette

best Billie Holiday song
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Alela Diane

first record you remember
Patsy Cline - Walking After Midnight

Cajun Dance Party

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - Another Day Full Of Dread

Mugison

5 favorite English words

dream / imagine / darkness / buddy / love

Sam Amidon

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Lester Young Trio (Lester Young, Buddy Rich & Nat «...

Duke Special

record you were looking for the longest
Magnetic Fields

Circlesquare

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

James Pants

perfect song to end a party with
Frankie Avalon - Venus

Jesse Lenat

you sit in a plane?

Nothing. I like to read or look out ...

Eagles Of Death Metal

you drive a car late at night?
Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down

Jakob der Lügner

you drive a car late at night?
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man

Lindstrom

you make love?
Boney M. - Baby, Do You Wanna Bump

Emma Tricca

you make love?
Johann Sebastian Bach

The Juan MacLean


Top 10 all-time favorite records

Theo Parrish

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

Kid Loco

you cook?
The Beach Boys - Vegetables

Andy Gill

first record you bought
The Beatles - She Loves You

Loane

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Phantogram - Eyelid Movies

Osborne

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Black Sabbath - Planet Caravan

Pilooski

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Sylvers - Only One Can Win

Howe Gelb

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Rainer / Pappy / Thelonious Monk

Max Essa

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

Audie Darling

favorite park?

There are so many beautiful parks in and ...

Whirlwind Heat

you run from the cops?
Beanie Siegel & Dirt McGirt - When You Hear That (Ratat...

Marius Circus

your ultimate heartbreak song

At the times I've been there (which ...

Morpheus

you prepare for an important date?
Kylie Minogue - I Should Be So Lucky

Ewan Pearson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ewan MacColl - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Division Of Laura Lee

you wake up?
The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On

The Soulsavers

you play a game of chess?
Cannonball Adderley - Phenix

David Morales

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Lisa Stansfield - All Around The World

Caron Wheeler

first record you bought
The Spinners - Ghetto Child

Afrika Bambaataa

your party anthem
James Brown - I Feel Good

A Guy Called Gerald

your ultimate heartbreak song
Caroll Thompson - One Dance

Mark E.

you go to a club?

Some Grime that the taxi driver’s playing.

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Monks - I Hate You

Ian Hart

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

Editors

you feel like 1992?
Cast - Sandstorm

Oyvind Morken

most valuable record you own

I lost about 1000 records once cause I ...

Morningwood

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running

Sandi Thom

first record you remember
Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite instruments

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

Micah P. Hinson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Del Shannon - Runaway

Cornelius

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

Bosque Brown

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Sandro Perri

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Funkadelic - I'm Never Gonna Tell It

Nicky Siano

you go to a club?

I prefer house music and eclectic sets. I ...

Lucky Soul

you drive a car late at night?
Stereolab - Super-Electric

Prefuse 73

a song that reminds you of school
Kurtis Blow - Basketball

Au Revoir Simone

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

DJ Mehdi

record you were looking for the longest

Haven’t found it yet.

Karl Culley

a song that reminds you of school
Rufus Wainwright - Art Teacher

Minus 8

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

Lanoiraude

5 favorite remixes
UBQ Project - When I Fell In Love (Charles Webster Remi...

Hugh Herrera

your liberation anthem
D-Train - Keep On

The Rayographs

first record you bought
Opus III - It's A Fine Day

Comanechi

you go to a club?
Madame Wig - Wig Wig Island

Olafur Arnalds

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The theme from «Knightrider»

Riccio

first record you remember
Dr. Dre - The Chronic

Cosmin TRG

you walk in the rain?
Kraftwerk - Strom

Metronomy

the song to be played at your funeral
Talking Heads - Heaven

Wooden Birds

record you were looking for the longest
Galaxie 500 - Blue Thunder EP

Monday Michiru

you come home from the club?

I need to let my ears rest and ...

David Pajo

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

no electricity / no refrigeration / no windows

Ronny & Renzo

you sit in the subway?
Philip Glass - Vessels

Renegade Soundwave

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

Fingerpicked

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

Seelenluft

a song that inspires you
Johnny Cash - Solitary Man

Kon & Amir

you jog?
N.W.A. - 100 Miles And Runnin’

Dwele

the song to be played at your funeral
Dwele - Night's Over (Unreleased track)

Architeq

you wake up?
Moondog - Surf Session

Erol Alkan

you wake up?
The KLF - What Time Is Love

John Klemmer

you run naked through a cornfield?

If I want to float instead of run ...

ESG

you cook?
ABBA - Voulez Vous

Apiento

you prepare for an important date?
Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want To See The Bright L...

Syd Matters

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Nick Drake - Time Has Told Me

My Bee's Garden

a song that reminds your friends of you
Serge Gainsbourg - Bonnie And Clyde

Junior Boys

best concert you ever attended
Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Defari

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Dramatics - Be My Girl

Yuck

you drive a car late at night?
Pixies - I Bleed

CALLmeKAT

favorite band hailing from the city?

I don’t know exactly which bands are ...

Pepe Bradock

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Cream - Wrapping Paper

Tridact

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

Angel Deradoorian

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elliott Smith - Twilight

The Earlies

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Gillian Welch - Time, The Revelator

Kaos

you walk the cat walk?
Bauhaus - Bella Lugosi's Dead

Van She

5 favorite remixes
Tiga - Move My Body (Only 4 Erol Mix)

Boom Bip

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Gorgoroth - Possessed (By Satan)

Telephones

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

M.A.N.D.Y.

you relax on a beach?

The Studio One Compilation on Soul Jazz Records.

Quiet Village

you make love?
The Mystic Moods Orchestra

Andreya Triana

your party anthem
Missy Elliot - Get Ur Freak On

Boozoo Bajou

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Wichita Lineman

The Phantom Band

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Captain Beefheart - The Dust Blows Forward 'n The Dust ...

Richard Norris

you rob a bank?
Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

Heidi

you take a bubble bath?
Iron & Wine

Dan Michaelson

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

Waiting for next summers release schedule to answer ...

Peanut Butter Wolf

a song that reminds your friends of you
Gary Wilson

Tindersticks

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Spandau Ballet - True

Chuck D

you wake up?

Any new song.

DJ Nature

perfect song to end a party with
Ramsey Lewis - Sun Goddess

Jazzanova

you drive a car late at night?
Caetano Veloso - It's A Long Way

Kevin Saunderson

favorite radio station?

I don’t listen to radio anymore, but ...

Smudo

you fall asleep?
Helge Schneider - My Name Is Peter

Terry Lynn

favorite street?

Rushworth Ave.

Living Things

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Ludwig van Beethoven - 5th Symphony

Jill Jones

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

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite sayings

«on the other hand» / «in principal» / «really?» / «o ...

Ralphi Rosario

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

White Denim

perfect anthem for Texas
Lift To Experience - These Are The Days

Coyote

best soundtrack ever
Rockers

Unconventional Science

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Black Star - Thieves In The Night

The Battle Of Land And Sea

your boozed up anthem
The Rolling Stones - Mother's Little Helper

Alva Noto

you feel like 1982?
Danielle Dax - Evil Honky Stomp

Max Tundra

you sit in the subway?
Um - Holy Fire

Dollboy

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Nat King Cole - Stardust

Jacques Renault

No. 5
Donovan - Jennifer Juniper

2raumwohnung

start to learn these three things:

Spanisch / Surfen / Tauchen

Thievery Corporation

you wake up?
Luis Bonfa - Song Of The Hills

Bodies Of Water

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Karl Blau - Dragon Song

The Bangles

you paint your apartment?
The Beatles - White Album

Fanfarlo

your party anthem
Parliament - Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Su...

Stratus

first record you bought
Art Of Noise - Beat Box

Brasstronaut

you walk in the rain?
Islands - Volcanoes

Erobique

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

Pearly Gates

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - I Wish

Blow Monkeys

first record you remember
Sandie Shaw - Puppet On A String

Lhasa

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - You Want That Picture

Broken Social Scene

a song that reminds you of school
Sniff 'n' The Tears - Driver’s Seat

Studio

you are love sick?
Dennis Wilson - Lady

Kinky

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

The Fray

favorite building?

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Speer Avenue ...

Gnod

best concert you ever attended
Drunk In Hell

James Murphy

you relax on a beach?
The B-52's - Dirty Back Road

Sebastien Tellier

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

Whitehouse

first record you remember
Burt Bacharach - The Look Of Love

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite movies

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

James Holden

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

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite bands you know personally

Can, Air, Qluster, Tempus Transit, Schneider & Roedelius

Bjorn Torske

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

Birdy Nam Nam

you feel like 1982?
Alice Cooper - I Am The Future

Psychic Ills

you camp in the desert?

BT: The desert silence is perfect.

Lisbee Stainton

record you were looking for the longest
Little Dragon - Twice

Plum

take these three games along:

Twister. May be easier for rescue planes to ...

Cazals

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Primal Scream - Kill All Hippies

Terence Bernardo

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Beatles - The White Album

Lydia Lunch

you relax on a beach?
Led Zeppelin - When The Levee Breaks

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite instruments

piano / guitar / cello / synths that make lovely and ...

David Holmes

you are in a depressive mood?
Roy Montgomery

Leroy Burgess

your sunday morning song

Whatever is playing at the church that day ...

Thieves Like Us

you go to a club?

I hang out in the smoking area away ...

Good Shoes

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - Too Busy Thinking About My Baby

Mark Richardson

you make love?
Al Green - Belle

DJ Cherrystones

you feel bitchy?
Shellac - Prayer To God

Fan Death

a record you fell in love to
The Creatures - A Bestiary Of

A Touch Of Class

you cut a silhoutte?
Scissor Sisters

The Jackets

best concert you ever attended

Huuu there too many... but one of the ...

In Flagranti

you sit in the subway?

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

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite records
Todd Rundgren - Todd Rundgren

Ame

you drive into the country?
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Michael Reinboth

you walk through a dark forest?
Ton Steine Scherben - Macht Kaputt, Was Euch Kaputt Mac...

KT Tunstall

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carole King - It's Too Late

Holger Czukay

you cook?

Ohne Musik schmeckts besser.

Woolfy

best soundtrack ever

Any porn soundtrack from the 70's. What ...

Marcus Bonfanti

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Martyn - May You Never

Marit Bergman

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

The central station.

Ada

5 favorite records
2raumwohnung - Melancholisch Schön

DJ Vadim

you wake up?
Gregory Isaacs & Dennis Brown - Live And Love

Lexx

you go to a club?
The Congos - Congo Man

Jesh

No. 10
The Muffs - Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow

Tracey Thorn

best concert you ever attended
The Smiths

Bit-tuner

take these three DVDs along:

«Lost Highway» von David Lynch /  «2001: A Space ...

Georg Levin

your party anthem
Otis Redding - Satisfaction

Zohra

5 favorite personal tragedies

Too personal! 

Kid Koala

you wake up?
Kid Koala - Music For Morning People

Wolf People

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Super Furry Animals - Fuzzy Logic

Radio 4

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Beastie Boys - Professor Booty

Camille

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

Invisible Conga People

you are in the sauna?
Asakawa Maki - Akai Hashi

Magic Mike

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Planet Patrol - Play At Your Own Risk

Alex Smoke

you stay in bed?
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

N.A.S.A.

you paint your apartment?
Architecture In Helsinki - Tiny Painting

Higamos Hogamos

you play lego?
Aphex Twin - Windowlicker

Bobbito Garcia

you make love?
D'Angelo - Untitled (How Does It Feel)

Explosions In The Sky

you take a bubble bath?
Silver Jews - Trains Across The Seas

Mechanical Bride

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kate Bush - Cloudbusting

Nocturnes

a song you would use as a ring-tone

What ever comes with my phone. Currently some ...

Jonathan Wilson

a song that reminds you of school
The Breeders - Safari

Matmos

you drive into the country?
John Fahey - America

Lotte Kestner

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Idaho - To Be The One

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Adonis

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

DJ Kent

you take a bubble bath?
Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?

John Daly

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

Orishas

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Maybe hiphop. Or some aggresive rock music.

Dego

you make love?
Erykah Badu - Other Side Of The Game

Social Disco Club

No. 4
Street Corner Symphony - Symphony For The Devil (Harvey...

Irvine Welsh

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

The Ones

first record you bought
Cerrone - Supernature

Pastor

you need to get work done?

I put some mixtapes on in the background ...

Howling Bells

you feel like 1982?
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

Anna Kashfi

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

S: Sad songs don’t make me depressed ...

Magic Arm

you are love sick?
The Flying Burrito Brothers - Hot Burrito #1

Justine D

you take a bubble bath?
Stereolab - Dots And Loops

Chikinki

a song that reminds your friends of you
Frank Sinatra - New York New York

GusGus

you wake up?
Des'ree - Kissing You

Sóley

a song you would use as a ring-tone

The Jazz flute scene from the film «Anchorman ...

Bush Tetras

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Lennon - Imagine

Peter, Bjorn & John

you go fishing?
Eggstone - Water

Shakespeares Sister

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

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I Love You... that’s a difficult one!

Sharon van Etten

your sunday morning song
The Rolling Stones - Ruby Tuesday

The Project Club

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Stevie Wonder - Living For The City

Casual

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jay-Z - Imaginary Player

Miss Platnum

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Die nerven mich immer mit ihrem Reggae-Sound. Daher ...

Justus Köhncke

perfect anthem for Cologne
Bläck Fööss - In Unserem Veedel

Mirror Mirror

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Chameleons - Don’t Fall

Panico

No. 2
The Modern Lovers - Original Modern Lovers

Barbara Carlotti

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Zombies - Time Of The Season

Munk

you ride a bicycle?
Queen - Bicycle Race

Marissa Nadler

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Band - Music From Big Pink

Gemma Ray

you meet your parents?
The Shangri-Las - The Train From Kansas City

Tim Sweeney

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Who - Heinz Baked Beans

Max Romeo

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

Xiu Xiu

take these three books along:

the bible / the koran / the gita

Morgan Geist

you drive a car late at night?

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

Lail Arad

you sit in the subway?
The Rolling Stones - It's All Over Now

Apache Beat

first record you bought
The Police - Reggatta de Blanc

White Hinterland

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Julia

Rebelski

you fall asleep?
Elbow - Asleep In The Back

Howlin' Rain

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kris Kristofferson - Me And Bobby McGee

Belle & Sebastian

first record you bought
The Flying Pickets - Only You

Hatcham Social

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears

Bloc Party

you are in a depressive mood?
Manic Street Preachers - Small Black Flowers That Grow ...

Horse Meat Disco

take these three CDs/records with you:
Dusty Springfield - Dusty In Memphis

Tanya Stephens

you relax on a beach?
Uncle Cracker - Follow Me

Headman

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

Chromatics

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Roxy Music
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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

a song to seduce you

Not telling you.

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Doe Paoro

a song that reminds your friends of you
Mary J Blige – I’m Going Down

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Valery Gore

you sit in a plane?
The Radio Dept. - Heaven's on Fire

+more

Sarah Jaffe

the song to be played at your funeral
Nina Simone - Wild is the Wind

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