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Xiu Xiu

is the brain child of Jamie Stewart from San Jose, California. Since its inception in 2002 the avant-gard e group released eight proper albums, one live set and a best of («Xiu Xiu for Life: The first 5 Years»). Stewart's current bndmates are multi-instrumentalist Angela Seo and percussionist Ches Smith.

If you were stranded on a deserted island you would...
take these three books along:

the bible / the koran / the gita

take these three CDs/records with you:

a complete box set of islamic music / a complete box set of bach / a complete box set of songs of the Hump Back whale

start to learn these three things:

being nice / kung fu / playing piano

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

crime / prostition / drugs

invite these three persons for a weekend:

my niece / my friend Miya Osaki / George W. Bush

get these three pets:

a pig / an elephant / a manatee

Questions answered by: Jamie Stewart

Ed Harcourt

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

Toby Tobias

your ultimate heartbreak song
Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful

Osborne

you shop for shoes?

Well, nowadays I shop for new shoes on ...

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite records
Curtis Mayfield - Greatest Hits

Unconventional Science

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

My Bee's Garden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake - River Man

Robin Saville

you shop for shoes?
The Chap - Fun And Interesting

Padded Cell

you make love?
Yasuko Agawa - LA Nights

ESG

you are love sick?
Janet Jackson - I Get So Lonely

Al Kent

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

Todd Terje

perfect anthem for Oslo

Oh My God, What A Boring City Oslo ...

Boozoo Bajou

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Wichita Lineman

Tanya Stephens

you remember the good old days?
Tiger - No Wanga Gut

DJ Kent

you are in a depressive mood?
Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy

The Earlies

last record bought
Cocteau Twins - Blue Bell Knoll

Loane

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Johnny Cash - Hurt

Cortney Tidwell

No. 3
The Who - Live At Leeds

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Backstreet Boys - As Long As You Love Me

Johnossi

which song fits the city the best?
Lasse Berghagen - Stockholm i mitt hjärta

Chikinki

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Air - Moon Safari

Bush Tetras

you paint your apartment?
David Bowie

Chris & Cosey

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Chris: ANY rap music.

Morpheus

first record you bought
Wilson Pickett - If You Need Me

Sam Amidon

you prepare for an important date?
R. Kelly - 12 Play: Fourth Quarter

Million Stylez

favorite place to shag?

In my bedroom with my empress.

VV Brown

you prepare for an important date?
Gossip - Standing In The Way Of Control

DJ Hell

you are love sick?
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

Lanoiraude

5 favorite magazines

Finger Mag. Of course! / Vibrations. One of the ...

Nick Chacona

you run naked through a cornfield?
Talking Heads - (Nothing But) Flowers

Justus Köhncke

your ultimate heartbreak song
Joy Division - A Means To An End

Max Essa

you are love sick?
Julee Cruise - Falling

John Daly

get these three pets:

three monkeys

Port O'Brien

best concert you ever attended
Cass McCombs

Beautiful Swimmers

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
David Banner - Might Getcha

Skull Defekts

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

gigs / restaurants / life

Prefuse 73

you are stoned?
Madlib

Lo Fat Orchestra

your boozed up anthem

Keine Ahnung, wie wärs mit «Durstige M ...

DJ Nature

best soundtrack ever
James Brown - Black Caesar

Panico

No. 7
Sparklehorse - It’s A Wonderful Life

Caron Wheeler

perfect anthem for London

I’m writing it now.

Black Devil Disco Club

you go to a club?
Sister Sledge

Wooden Birds

first record you remember
«It's A Small World»

Jill Jones

you feel like 1986?
Joyce Sims - Come Into My Life

Lydia Lunch

you drive a car late at night?
Morphine

Odawas

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

Dollskabeat

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Numbers

Anni Rossi

5 favorite movies

«Working Girl» by Mike Nichols / «The Gore Gore ...

Barn Owl

you are on the tour bus?
Neil Young

Gwyneth Herbert

you come home from the club?
Janis Ian - When The Party's Over

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
MC Shan - I Pioneered This

In Flagranti

you make love?

Actually I never put on music when making ...

Lucky Soul

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

Treefight For Sunlight

best concert you ever attended
Dirty Projectors

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite cities

Berlin / Kreuzberg / Friedrichshain / Prenzlauerberg / San Francisco

David Morales

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
David Morales & Jonathan Mendelsohn - You Just Don't Lo...

Captain Sensible

you relax on a beach?
El Perro Del Mar - Dog

Lhasa

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

Still Going

your boozed up anthem

E & L: Too drunk to remember.

M.A.N.D.Y.

you ride a bicycle?
The Libertines

Art Brut

first record you remember
Bob Dylan - Baby, Stop Crying

Penguin Prison

a song you wish you'd written yourself
R. Kelly - Ignition (Remix)

Plum

favorite sports team?

Dunno.

Ian Pooley

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

Datarock

you drive a car late at night?
Hüsker Dü

Rod Thomas

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

Ewan Pearson

the song to be played at your funeral
Peggy Lee - Is That All There Is?

Riccio

record you were looking for the longest
Barrington Levy - Here I Come

Kathryn Williams

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

Peter, Bjorn & John

you feel like 1967?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

The Revenge

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

Kurt Maloo

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Tracey Thorn

the song to be played at your funeral
Robert Wyatt - At Last I Am Free

The Bangles

you work in the garden?
Simon & Garfunkel - Bookends

Lloyd Cole

perfect tune to cruise to
Golden Earring - Radar Love

Tiga

you wash your hair?
Prince & The Revolution - Baby I'm A Star

Suzanne Vega

best video clip you ever saw
Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Like A Stuntman

you sit in a plane?
Tangerine Dream - Force Majeure

David Pajo

take these three tools with you:

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

Minus 8

your boozed up anthem
The Ramones - Somebody Put Something In My Drink

Azari & III

you drive a car late at night?

S: I don't drive either.

CALLmeKAT


I was born in Copenhagen. Didn’t live ...

Martin Rev

you want to get inspired?
Sun Ra

Cornelius

you sit in a plane?
Yoshinori Sunahara - Take Off And Landing

Dollboy

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Hoagy Carmichael - Stardust

Wolf People

best concert you ever attended
Deerhoof

Nedry

a song to seduce you
Four Tet - Untangle

Mungolian Jetset

you drive a car late at night?
Donald Fagen - New Frontier

Zambri

you take a bubble bath?
Oh No Ono - Swim

Wooden Shjips

you drive a car late at night?
Suicide - Ghost Rider

Prince Language

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Merzbow

Turzi

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

Ilija Rudman

first record you bought
Jimi Hendrix

Newton Faulkner

a song that reminds you of school
Radiohead - Creep

Rainer Trüby

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is

Race Horses

perfect anthem for Cardiff
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Iechyd Da

Explosions In The Sky

you play ping-pong?
The Five Stairsteps - Ooh Child

Morgan Geist

you sit in a plane?
Cloud One - Atmosphere Strut

Marcus Bonfanti

record you were looking for the longest
Paul Kossoff - Backstreet Crawler

The Golden Filter

you prepare for an important date?
M83 - Kim And Jessie

Hacienda

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

Zohra

you make love?
Trentemoller

Baikonour

best concert you ever attended
Boredoms

Matthew Herbert

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Guardian / Dazed and Confused / Desert Island Monthly

Sven Väth

the song to be played at your funeral

Hm...überleg ich mir noch...

Round Table Knights

you play ping-pong?
Lootpack - Questions

Dave Clarke

you wake up?
Wooden Shjips

Pearly Gates

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Glen Johnson

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

Richard Norris

5 favorite English words

plinth / orgone / triptamine / foxy / languid

Annie

you are in a depressive mood?
Vangelis

Hannah Cohen

your ultimate heartbreak song
Billy Holiday - My Man

Boom Bip

you prepare for an important date?
Roxy Music - 2HB

Tom Vek

5 favorite human inventions

musical instruments / cars / buildings / telephones / time

James Murphy

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

Chromatics

a song that reminds you of school
Popcorn

Shakespeares Sister

your party anthem
James Brown - Honky Tonk

Molly Wagger

you make love?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Soft Shock (Acoustic)

Eagles Of Death Metal

you are love sick?
David Bowie - Golden Years

Invisible Conga People

you drive a car late at night?
The Jacks - Tokei O Tomete

Mugison

5 favorite personal belongings

My laptop computer / headphones / my wallet that is ...

Lexx

you fall asleep?
Cornell Campbell - King In My Empire

Bosque Brown

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chad And Jeremy - A Summer Song

Daniel Wang

best Stevie Wonder song
Sergio Mendes - The Real Thing

Radio 4

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

Luke Haines

5 favorite personal victories

Agincourt / Tobruk / Saigon / Culluden / Falkland Islands

Modeselektor

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Easyjet / Ryan Air / Alitalia / Delta Airlines / Tarom

Minotaur Shock

you make love?
D'Angelo - Voodoo

Soul Clap

your ultimate heartbreak song
Funkadelic - Baby I Owe You Something Good

Karl Culley

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Mother Nature’s Son

Our Broken Garden

you drive a car late at night?
Bat For Lashes - Daniel

Ben Watt

you are love sick?
Stevie Wonder - Think Of Me As Your Soldier

Jazzanova

best Beatles song

So ein Gesamtkunstwerk an Musik kann man nicht ...

Chrome Hoof

record you were looking for the longest

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

Jonathan Wilson

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

Cage The Elephant

you ride a bicycle?
Beck - Mutherfucker

Kool Keith

you jog?
The Gap Band - Oops Upside Your Head

Jesse Lenat

you sit in a plane?

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

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Milky Wimpshake - My Heart Beats Faster Than Techno

Scout Niblett

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pixies - Hey

Hatcham Social

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

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Nirvana - In Utero

DJ Vadim

you destroy a hotel room?
M.O.P. - Ante Up

Chris Carrier

5 favorite instruments

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

The Jackets

your party anthem
The Sonics - Boom

Glimpse

5 favorite things to be afraid of

needles / the dentist / cotton wool / laptops crashing / being ...

Dan Michaelson

best concert you ever attended
Beck

!!!

you go to a club?

Whatever the DJ’s spinning 

Julia Franck

take these three books along:

Dostojewski: «Verbrechen und Strafe» (weil ich es noch ...

A Guy Called Gerald

your boozed up anthem
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

The Priscillas

take these three games along:

H: Hoola Hoops / Yatzy / Playing Cards

Luca C & Brigante

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

The Emperor Machine

you are in a depressive mood?
Donald Fagen - New Frontier

Brothers Of End

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

Funkmasters

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

J: The ones the hiphoppers are using and ...

Pyrolator

you walk through a dark forest?
Les Baxter - Quiet Village

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

first record you remember
Mussorgsky - Night On Bald Mountain

Cazals

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Garnet Mimms - As Long As I Have You

Fan Death

your party anthem
Man2Man - Male Stripper

Bit-tuner

take these three CDs/records with you:
Sensational - Loaded With Power

Cosmin TRG

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

Smoke-filled bar / Smoke-filled basement / Sun rising above the ...

Gemma Ray

5 favorite things about London

buildings / anonymity / news agents / South Indian veggie resturants ...

Vetiver

the song to be played at your funeral
Bobby Charles - I Must Be In A Good Place Now

Brian Jackson

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

Simone White

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Simone White - Worm Was Wood

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite human inventions

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

Alela Diane

first record you remember
Patsy Cline - Walking After Midnight

Fujiya & Miyagi

your ultimate heartbreak song
Arthur Russell - A Little Lost

Neon Heights

you go to a club?
Rodney Franklin - God Bless The Blues

Spinto Band

you want to disturb your neighbours?
MC Hammer - Pumps And A Bump

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you bought
Original Concept - Straight From The Basement Of Kooley...

Peter Broderick

your sunday morning song
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Soft Rocks

you rob a bank?
Trigger - Trigger

Magic Arm

you walk in the rain?
Prokofiev - Dance Of The Knights

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite personal belongings

International Power Converter / shoes / jacket / iPod / PSP 

The Morning Benders

your sunday morning song
Nico - The Fairest Of The Seasons

Living Things

No. 9
The Beatles - Abbey Road

Yoav

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

Moonboots

perfect anthem for Manchester
The Stone Roses - Waterfall

Mystery Jets

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

Charles Webster

a record you fell in love to
Natalie Merchant - Ophelia

Marit Bergman

favorite sports team?

I don’t like sports. Only horse jumping ...

Angel Deradoorian

a record you fell in love to
Björk - Homogenic

Division Of Laura Lee

you go to a club?
The Go-Go's - We Got The Beat

Alexander Robotnick

you prepare for an important date?
Vasco Rossi - Vita Spericolata

N.A.S.A.

you come home from the club?
War - Low Rider

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song that reminds you of school
Frank Sinatra - Ebb Tide

Thieves Like Us

a song that reminds your friends of you

Ask them... Probably Thieves Like Us songs.

Horse Meat Disco

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

KT Tunstall

you run naked through a cornfield?

The sound of husks on skin.

Hannah Scott

perfect anthem for London
Wallis Bird - To My Bones

Peanut Butter Wolf

a song that reminds you of school
Schoolly D - Gucci Time

Mechanical Bride

you cook?
Louis Prima - Angelina

Heidi Happy

you wake up?
Gilbert Bécaud - Nathalie

Cypress Hill

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

Gravenhurst

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

Michael Reinboth

you take part in a peace rally?
Odyssey - Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite instruments

Ableton Live / Piano / Rhodes / Gitarre / Saxophon

Andy Gill

a song that reminds you of school
The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

We Are Scientists

5 favorite personal belongings

my Fender Telecaster / my Boss DD6 delay pedal ...

Kasper Bjorke

your sunday morning song
Sebastien Tellier - La Ritournelle (Mr Oizo Remix)

Anna Kashfi

perfect anthem for Manchester
Happy Mondays - Kinky Afro

Nicole Willis

perfect anthem for Helsinki
Rihanna - Umbrella

Pacifika

you run naked through a cornfield?
Blind Melon

Oneida

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Never done it, never will.

Blow Monkeys

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bill Withers - Lovely Day

Telephones

you sit in the subway?
Bjorn Torske - Limb-Fu

Social Disco Club

No. 1
Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley Mega Mix)

Wall-E

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

Mugwump

you cook?
Beats International - Dub Be Good To Me

Rumer

your party anthem
Bill Withers - Use Me

Future Beat Alliance

your party anthem
Altered Images - Happy Birthday

Yuck

you go to a club?
Pussy Galore - Pig Sweat

Barbara Carlotti

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I hate ring tones.

Camille

you take a bubble bath?
Marilyn Monroe - Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friends

White Denim

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

A Touch Of Class

you destroy a hotel room?
Black Flag - Nervous Breakdown

Final Fantasy

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

Usually I get off on intensifying «my feelings ...

Bill Adler

your party anthem
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock - It Takes Two

Kool & The Gang

you sit in a plane?
The Temptations - Beauty Is Only Skin Deep

Jay Jay Johanson

you are love sick?
Nick Drake - Pink Moon

Ingrid Olava

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Reprise» by Joakim Trier. Excellent!

Brennan Green

you take a bubble bath?
Tortoise - Ten-Day Interval

Gilles Peterson

you are in a depressive mood?
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions

Chris Coco

you fall asleep?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite records
Joe Higgs & Augustus Pablo - Creation

Droog

you go to a club?
Inxec vs Droog - Westbound

Van She

5 favorite instruments

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

Emmy The Great

first record you bought
Alanis Morissette - Ironic

Rich Medina

a song that reminds your friends of you
Biz Markie - My Man Rich

White Hinterland

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

Lovefingers

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Neil Young - I Believe In You

DJ Cherrystones

you are in a depressive mood?
Jackson C Frank

Little Jackie

you go to a club?
Fat Boy Slim

Nils Frahm

you make love?

Keine Musik. Jegliche Musik würde mich ablenken ...

Aaron Wright

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Smiths - I Know It's Over

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite building?

Wennergren Center. A building that has no 90 ...

Jesh

No. 10
The Muffs - Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow

Xiu Xiu

start to learn these three things:

being nice / kung fu / playing piano

Duke Special

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

The Phantom Band

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Dylan - If You See Her Say Hello

Andreya Triana

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Bad

Jean-Michel Jarre

first record you remember
Ray Charles - What'd I Say

Ian Hart

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Tridact

you run naked through a cornfield?
Wagon Christ - Rendleshack

Chelonis R. Jones

perfect anthem for Berlin
David Bowie - Low

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you wake up?

Den Song des Tagesanbruchs... «wann stehst Du denn ...

We Are Wolves

take these three DVDs along:

«Down By Law» by Jim Jarmush, with Tom ...

Seelenluft

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

Architecture In Helsinki

a song that reminds you of school
Billy Joel - Matter Of Trust

Clare & The Reasons

you come home from the club?
Harry Nilsson - Are You Sleeping

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you make love?

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

Cosmo Vitelli

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Jandek

Daddy-O

you go to a club?
N.O.R.E. - Nothin'

The Miserable Rich

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

Shine 2009

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Flipper's Guitar - Groove Tube

Holy Ghost!

you destroy a hotel room?

N: Well, we never have in any sort ...

Headless Heroes

you meet your parents?
The Magnetic Fields - I Don't Believe In The Sun

Irvine Welsh

first record you remember
The Beatles - From Me To You

Mélissa Laveaux

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Laura Veirs - Drink Deep

My Morning Jacket

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Bread - Make It With You

Jimi Jamison

your boozed up anthem
Garth Brooks - Friends In Low Places

Moving Units

first record you remember
Gary Numan - Cars

Natalie Tusia Beridze

which song fits the city the best?
Earth, Wind & Fire - Brazilian Rhyme (Interlude)

Lotte Kestner

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Air - Talkie Walkie

Constance Amiot

best Jacques Brel song
Jacques Brel - La valse à mille temps

Lisbee Stainton

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

Saint Etienne

you relax on a beach?
Dusty Springfield - Come For A Dream

Polly Scattergood

you wash your hair?

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

Ora Cogan

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Dolly Parton - Daddy Come And Get Me

Valery Gore

you eat a pizza?
Nick Zubeck - Cherry Sunshine

No Age

you are love sick?
Cat Power - The Greatest

Trusme

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jamiroquai - Emergency On Planet Earth

Broken Social Scene

a song that inspires you
Joni Mitchell - The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

Defend Moscow

record you were looking for the longest
Phoenix - United

Parlour

first record you bought
Kiss - Destroyer (LP)

Whirlwind Heat

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Pink Skull

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

El-P

you drive a car late at night?
Jay-Z - 99 Problems

Tahiti 80

you prepare for an important date?
Tahiti 80 - Big Day

Ratatat

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ludwig van Beethoven - 7th Symphony

Studio

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

Gary Numan

your boozed up anthem
Depeche Mode - Higher Love

Matmos

start to learn these three things:

Agriculture / Witchcraft / Carpentry

Bloc Party

you relax on a beach?
Alfie - People

Kris Menace

first record you bought
Force Legato - System

Beppe Loda

you sit in the subway?

Where I live there isn’t a subway.

Mouse On Mars

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Todd Dockstader - Brass Slipnslide

Howlin' Rain

you feel like 1982?
Black Flag

Tindersticks

first record you bought
Gustav Holst - The Planets

Bronnt Industries Kapital

your sunday morning song
Yo La Tengo - Autumn Sweater

AM

No. 7
David McCallum - The Edge

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite magazines

Rolling Stone / Q magazine / Classic Car / The Face

Tony Carrasco

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

Chateau Flight

first record you bought
Afric Simone - Hafanana

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Ravi Shankar

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite books

Donald Goines: «Dopefiend» / Homer: «Ilias» / Erich von D ...

These New Puritans

you meet your parents?
Dr. Feelgood

Bomb The Bass

best Marley Marl track
Biz Markie - Nobody Beats The Biz

Audie Darling

which song fits the city the best?
Patsy Cline - Tennessee Waltz

Fiona Daniel

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

Matthew Dear

a song that reminds your friends of you
Aerosmith - Dude Looks Like A Lady

Fabrizio Mammarella

first record you remember
Lucio Battisti - Il Veliero

Sons And Daughters

you are on the tour bus?
Count Five - Double-Decker Bus

John Foxx

your boozed up anthem

I usually fall over.

Belle & Sebastian

a song that reminds you of school
Carter USM - 30 Something

Bill Brewster

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Jay-Z- It's Alright

Tiago

you drive a car late at night?
Tiago - Motorcycles

Black Angels

your liberation anthem
The Doors - The End

Architeq

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
John Carpenter - Football Run (Kill Your Kids)

The Ones

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World

Anne Clark

5 favorite personal victories

I’m probably still fighting for them!

Adonis

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

Bobbito Garcia

you read a book?

I can’t hear music when I read ...

Kon & Amir

you are in a depressive mood?
The Sylvers - Stay Away From Me

David Rodigan

No. 19
Shabba Ranks - Ting A Ling

Candi Staton

you go to a club?
Tom Jones - It's Not Unusual

Manuel Tur

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

The Battle Of Land And Sea

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

Good Shoes

you fall asleep?
Björk - Pagan Poetry

Nicky Siano

a song that reminds you of school
Janis Joplin - Try

Metronomy

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

Cajun Dance Party

a record you fell in love to
Neil Young - After The Gold Rush

Frank Black

get these three pets:

a persian cat (They are beautiful, exotic and ...

Erik Truffaz

you make love?
Jimi Hendrix

Malachai

you drive a car late at night?
Nick Drake

Peter Kruder

you make love?

Keine Musik, viel lieber den Livesound.

Wordsworth

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

Fol Chen

you fall asleep?
Emmylou Harris - Sleepless Nights

Electric 6

you relax on a beach?
AC/DC

Whitehouse

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

DJ Nu-Mark

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

Soul Mekanik

you sit in the subway?
Underground Resistance - The Illuminator

Stratus

you go to a club?
The Raid - Jump Up In The Air

Alan Oldham

No. 9
The Losers

Doe Paoro

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

Pastor

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jaa9 & OnklP - Glir Forbi

Quiet Village

you go to a club?
Faze Action - Spark

Morningwood

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elvis Presley - Blue Moon

Glass Candy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Rich Boy - Throw Some Ds

The Hidden Cameras

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Nummern

Slove

you run from the cops?
Serge Gainsbourg - Aux Armes Et Caetera

Sandi Thom

you go to a club?
Patti Labelle - Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Defari

the song to be played at your funeral
Curtis Mayfield - The Makings Of You

Leon Ware

your liberation anthem
Marvin Gaye - Turn On Some Music

Whomadewho

5 favorite months

August / May / December / January / November

Sóley

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fleetwood Mac - Dreams

Chuck D

you relax on a beach?
The Isley Brothers

Simple Kid

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Of...

David Holmes

you are in a depressive mood?
The Beach Boys

Kid Loco

you make love?
Jon Lucien - Rashida

Lail Arad

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

Lucky Luke

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

Olafur Arnalds

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

Howling Bells

you start a riot?
Mogwai - Hunted By A Freak

Ralphi Rosario

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

Jakob der Lügner

you wake up?
Peter Alexander - Badewannen-Tango

Ilya Santana

you stay in bed?

I don't listen to music in the ...

Erobique

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Spiral Staircase - I Love You More Today Than Yesterday...

Midlake

best concert you ever attended
Michael Jackson

Yacht

No. 9
Faith No More - King For Day, Fool For A Lifetime

Melanie C

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Al McKay

you cook?
Notorious B.I.G.

Joakim

you drive into the country?
Anne Briggs - Blackwaterside

Bing Ji Ling

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Something

James Pants

a record you fell in love to
Bernard Wright - Who Do You Love?

Heidi

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Beastie Boys - Heart Attack Man

Alex Smoke

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Plastikman - Closer

Sandro Perri

you go to a club?
Zongamin - Tunnel Music

Shawn Lee

a record you fell in love to
Eg White

Ronny & Renzo

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Frontline Assembly - Ausgang Zum Himmel

Brasstronaut

you sit in a plane?
Sigur Ros - Myrkur (Von Remix Version)

US3

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

When Saints Go Machine

you drive a car late at night?
Sigur Rós

Kevin Saunderson

favorite band hailing from the city?

Probably Aretha Franklin.

Zwicker

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

Hugh Herrera

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Smiths - Unloveable

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
In The Heat Of The Night

Wally Badarou

your ultimate heartbreak song
Stevie Wonder - You And I

Anja Schneider

perfect anthem for Berlin
Plastikman - Panikattack

Marissa Nadler

you are in a depressive mood?
Leonard Cohen - Avalanche

Terry Lynn

what should one eat when in the city?

Steamed Fish with fried dumplings.

Rocko Schamoni

best day of the week in the city?

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

Empire Of The Sun

you relax on a beach?
Neil Young - Southern Man

Mavis Staples

the song to be played at your funeral
«I'll Fly Away»

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Jonathan Fire Eater - Tremble Under Boom Lights

Steve Mason

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Something

Tim Mälzer

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sam Brown - Stop

Michael Mayer

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang

John Klemmer

the song to be played at your funeral

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

The Loose Salute

your boozed up anthem
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary

Marc Romboy

you work in the garden?

Das habe ich noch nie gemacht, keine Zeit.

Franz Nicolay

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You

Charlotte Hatherley

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Blur - Parklife

Kissey Asplund

you make love?
Marvin Gaye - I Want You

Apache Beat

first record you remember
Elastica - Elastica

Marius Circus

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

Tim Sweeney

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

Paul Frick

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Edgard Varèse - Amériques

Casual

first record you bought
UTFO - Lethal

Leo Zero

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Gina X Performance - Kaddish

Karl Bartos

a song you would use as a ring-tone

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

Stefan Goldmann

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

The Bees

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Aphex Twin - Crying In Your Face

Justice

5 favorite TV shows

We don’t have any time to watch ...

Sarah Jaffe

a song to seduce you
The Weeknd - The Morning

The Diaphanoids

you run from the cops?
The Heartbreakers

Oyvind Morken

your party anthem
Sharon Bailey - Cosmic Dust

Woodpigeon

you wake up?
Johannes Brahms - Concerto For Violin, Violincello And ...

Holger Czukay

you prepare for an important date?

Nur Terror-Nachrichten.

Coyote

a song you wish you'd written yourself
David Crosby - Traction In The Rain

Micah P. Hinson

perfect anthem for Abilene
The Friends Of Dean Martinez - All The Pretty Horses

Headman

a song that reminds you of school
Black Flag

Gossip

you make love?
Black Sabbath - Paranoid

C. Gibbs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Cure - Standing On A Beach / Staring At The Sea

Tal Weiss

your guilty pleasure song
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

Monday Michiru

first record you bought
The Commodores - Brick House

Erol Alkan

you prepare for an important date?
The Faces - You Can Make Me Dance Sing Or Any Old Thing...

Junior Boys

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Steely Dan - Can't Buy A Thrill

Mark Archer

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Numbers

Pilooski

the song to be played at your funeral
Cliff Martinez - Solaris (the Original Soundtrack)

Bob Power

you pretend to be married?
Aretha Franklin - Don't Play That Song

Ost & Kjex

you sit in the subway?
Monolake - Infinite Snow

Seether

No. 7
Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against The Machine

Max Tundra

you come home from the club?
Harry Merry - Bye, Bye (Here's Some Stuff!)

Devendra Banhart

you ride a bicycle?
Diane Cluck

Luke Solomon

you sit in a plane?
Nine Horses - Serotonin

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite animals

Ducks / Swans / Geese / Pigs / Cats

James Holden

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Binary Finary - 1999

Thievery Corporation

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

Bebel Gilberto

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

Mr Scruff

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Mighty Diamonds - Country Living

Dillon

you run naked through a cornfield?

Da schrei ich nur. Oder singe. Oder summe.

Smudo

you fall asleep?
Helge Schneider - My Name Is Peter

Emma Tricca

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Carlos Gustavo Spinetta

Birdy Nam Nam

you run from the cops?
Giorgio Moroder - The Chase

Bettye Lavette

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

Dani Siciliano

a song that reminds your friends of you

I gotta ask my friend Olivia who is ...

Fingerpicked

No. 1
Fatoumata Diawara - Bakonoba (World Circuit, 2011)

Senor Coconut

you make love?
Henry Mancini - Western Mancini

Dego

you relax on a beach?
Lyn Collins - Mama Feelgood

Mirror Mirror

a song that reminds your friends of you
P.M. Dawn - Reality Used To Be A Friend Of Mine

Mooner

No. 2
Clara Mondshine - Memorymetropilos

The Juan MacLean

No. 7
Lil’ Louis - French Kiss

Lindstrom

first record you bought
Queen - A Night At The Opera

Comanechi

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

Munk

you fall asleep?
Schönberg - Moses und Aaron

Colder

No. 1
Gyorgy Ligeti - Lux Aeterna

Georg Levin

you cook?
Rufus & Chaka Khan - Live In Me

Terence Bernardo

record you were looking for the longest
Money Mark - Mark's Keyboard Repair

Jacob Golden

the song to be played at your funeral
Peter, Paul & Mary - If I Had A Hammer

Motor City Drum Ensemble

perfect anthem for Stuttgart
Massive Töne - Mutterstadt

New Young Pony Club

you make love?
Bootsy Collins - I'd Rather Be With You

Syd Matters

you wake up?
Radiohead - Go To Sleep

Kathy Zimmer

first record you remember
Elvis Presley - ¢68 Comeback Special

Miss Platnum

you want to disturb your neighbours?

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

Trevor Jackson

you fall asleep?
Arovane - Tides

Linda Lewis

first record you remember
Henry Hall & His Orchestra - The Teddy Bear's Picnic

Max Romeo

you wake up?
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World

José James

you relax on a beach?
João Gilberto

Mark E.

you make love?
U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

Kalabrese

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F

Jacques Renault

No. 7
Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky

DJ Touché

No. 6

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

J Rawls

first record you bought
Kiss - Alive!

Mediengruppe Telekommander

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

Coldplay

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

The Soulsavers

you go fishing?
Boards Of Canada - Geogaddi

Air

your ultimate heartbreak song
Air - Left Bank

Kid Koala

you feel like 1982?
Kid Koala - It's Like 1982 In Here! (Unreleased)

Kinski

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Any Time At All

Sibrydion

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

Sebastien Tellier

first record you remember
Jeanette - Porque Te Vas

Phil Mison

first record you remember
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Editors

you watch girls go by?
Elbow - Station Approach

Au Revoir Simone

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Electric Light Orchestra - Strange Magic

Fanfarlo

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

Gnod

a song that reminds you of school
Doug E Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - The Show

Papst & Abstinenzler

you rob a bank?
Rosebud - Bank Robbery

Interpol

you feel like 1982?
Michael Jackson - Human Nature

Higamos Hogamos

you shop for shoes?
Kraftwerk - Showroom Dummies

The Late Greats

you sit in a plane?
Loudon Wainwright III - Swimming Song

Cosmo

5 favorite personal victories

Having a child / Having a happy marriage. / Producing ...

Windsurf

you prepare for an important date?
Wings - Goodnight Tonight

Dwele

your boozed up anthem
Paul Wall - Sittin' Sidewayz

Beverley Knight

you camp in the desert?
The Brand New Heavies - Midnight At The Oasis

Rebelski

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Pocket Calculator

The Chap

5 favorite moments in time

being born / listening to Led Zeppelin’s «Whole ...

Telepopmusik

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any french pop music.

Efterklang

first record you remember
Kim Larsen - Værsgo

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
Joni Mitchell - Blue

Young Knives

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Omar

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

Raul Midon

5 favorite bands you know personally

Stevie Wonder / India Arie / James Taylor / D’Angelo ...

Phenomenal Handclap Band

perfect anthem for New York
Joe Bataan - Special Girl

Alter Ego

first record you bought
Sailor - Girls, Girls, Girls

Hot Chip

you sit in the subway?
Kollektiv Turmstrasse

Alva Noto

you smuggle diamonds?
Marilyn Monroe - Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friends

Afrika Bambaataa

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sly & The Family Stone - Stand

Chromeo

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Zapp - More Bounce To The Ounce

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

your guilty pleasure song
Barbra Streisand - Evergreen

DJ Mehdi

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

Sharon van Etten

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

James Yorkston

your party anthem

Not one of mine, that’s for sure.

Lone Wolf

your liberation anthem
Arcade Fire - Wake Up

Vashti Bunyan

get these three pets:

I have no animals around me at the ...

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite records
Ray Lamontagne - Till The Sun Turns Black

Caribou

best soundtrack ever
Popol Vuh - Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner

Trans Am

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk

Magic Mike

a song that reminds you of school
Cybotron - Clear

Yellowman

a song that reminds your friends of you
Yellowman - Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt

Horace Andy

No. 7
Burning Spear - Marcus Garvey

Gary Lucas

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

Kaos

your sunday morning song
Laid Back - Fly Away

Faust

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Faust

Meret Becker

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beatles - Michelle

Tha 4orce

your sunday morning song
The Commodores - Easy

Trentemoller

you make breakfast?
Brian Eno - Thursday Afternoon

Karolina Stenstöm

what should one eat when in the city?

Falafel

George Duke

your ultimate heartbreak song
George Duke - No Rhyme No Reason

Circlesquare

you prepare for an important date?
The Smiths - Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I ...

Joan As Police Woman

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

Orishas

you jog?

The same stuff I listen while riding a ...

Travis

you smuggle diamonds?
Lalo Schifrin - Bullit Soundtrack

First Aid Kit

you come home from the club?
Gram Parsons - I Can't Dance

Mark Richardson

you are on the tour bus?
Pulled Apart By Horses - Back To The Fuck Yeah

Lopazz

you wake up?
Whitesnake - Bad Boys

Memory Band

you sit in the subway?
Four Tet - Slow Jam

Love Inks

record you were looking for the longest
Life Without Buildings

Bill Callahan

first record you bought
Minor Threat - Out Of Step

Grizzly Bear

you surf the internet?

My entire itunes on shuffle.

The Good Natured

take these three CDs/records with you:
Arcade Fire - Funeral

Ricardo Villalobos

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Dominique Leone

take these three games along:

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

Ray Mang

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

Renegade Soundwave

best The Clash song
The Clash - Garageland

Woolfy

the song to be played at your funeral
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Dennis Kane

you drive a car late at night?
Willie Nelson - Opportunity To Cry

Swahili Blonde

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Talking Heads - The Girls Want To Be With The Girls

The Invisible

5 favorite places in the world

London /Mull / Paris / Tokyo / Mombassa

Little Dragon

5 favorite things that make you sexy

love swing / chilli chocolate / hammers / train / tunnel

The Shortwave Set

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

Drugstore

you drive into the country?

Miss M likes to be driven away, anytime ...

Sondre Lerche

you sit in a plane?
Lucy Pearl - Live Without You

Ada

5 favorite instruments

Electribe SX / Electribe MX / Rhodes / Klavier / Gitarre

Alexandra Hope

you drive a car late at night?
Karen Dalton - Something On Your Mind

Ame

you cook?
Prince - Starfish & Coffee

Kelli Ali

you need to get work done?
Ryuichi Sakamoto - BTTB

King Britt

a record you fell in love to
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

Pepe Bradock

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Convertion - Let's Do It

Apiento

first record you bought
Rush - Moving Pictures

Jackpot

you make love?
Tangerine Dream - Love On A Real Train

Richard Hawley

5 favorite books

Patrick O’Brian has written 14 books about ...

Theo Parrish

a record you fell in love to
Floetry - Say Yes

Jimmy Edgar

the song to be played at your funeral

I will have my best friend mix some ...

Justine D

you go to a club?
House Of House - Rushing To Paradise

Morton Valence

you take a bubble bath?
Suicide - Frankie Teardrop

The Project Club

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Sil - Windows (Detroit Mix)

Kissogram

you come home from the club?
Tapio Rautavaara - Juokse Sinä Humma

GusGus

you make love?
Gus Gus - Polydistortion

Bodies Of Water

your ultimate heartbreak song
Roy Orbison - It's Over

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Shitdisco

record you were looking for the longest
Black Devil Disco Club - Black Devil Disco Club

Bottin

first record you bought
Duran Duran - Arena

Howe Gelb

take these three CDs/records with you:
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Ashley Beedle

you make love?

Some things must remain private.

The Fray

you play ping-pong?
Rage Against The Machine

Kinky

you destroy a hotel room?
Revolting Cocks - Gila Copter

Stephan Remmler

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Damit beschäftige ich mich eigentlich nicht. Ich ...

Wolfmother

you meet your parents?
Bob Marley
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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 ...

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Hannah Cohen

first record you remember
Pink Floyd - The Wall

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Doe Paoro

first record you bought
Whitney Houston – Whitney

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Valery Gore

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

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Sarah Jaffe

first record you remember
Radiohead - The Bends

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