50 Questions for Top 50 Artists

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16 aug 2008, 11:13

01. How did you get into 29? (IAMX)
My friend was a big fan... listened out of curiosity... starting liking him.. saw him live... loved him.

02. What was the first song you ever heard by 22? (Casiotone for the Painfully Alone)
Etiqutte I.D.

03. What's your favorite lyric by 33? (El Guincho)
"tú eres mi luz y yo te cantaré todo lo que todo lo que todo lo que sé si tú eres mi luz yo te cantaré todo lo que todo lo que todo lo que sé"

04. How did you get into 49? (M83)
A friend gave me their CDs. I listened to Saturdays = Youth...

05. How many albums by 13 do you own? (Islands)
I own both of them.

06. What is your favorite song by 50? (Slint)
Probably Breadcrumb Trail

07. Is there a song by 39 that makes you sad? (Liz Phair)
Fuck and Run made me cry the first time I heard it because it was so accurate to my life a year ago.

08. What is your favorite song by 15? (Wolf Parade)
I'll Believe in Anything is one of the best songs. Period.

09. What is your favorite song by 5? (The Unicorns)
I really don't have a favourite by them. Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone? is just perfect for me.

10. Is there a song by 6 that makes you happy? (Panda Bear)
Bro's is so fucking flawless. Ah... it's one of the best songs from this decade and definitely the best of its year.

11. What is the worst song by 40? (Stars)
I don't know. Stars are pretty limited sometimes... and a lot of the time they are pretty cheesy. I have to be in the right mood for them.

12. What is your favorite song by 10? (Radiohead)
Everything in Its Right Place, likely.

13. What is a good memory you have involving 30? (Fleet Foxes)
None yet... I have the possibility of seeing them up to 3 times this year, despite missing them in San Francisco when they sold out at my favourite venue.

14. What is your favorite song by 38? (The Microphones)
Probably I Want Wind to Blow.

15. Is there a song by 19 that makes you happy? (The Magnetic Fields)
Absolutely Cuckoo. Also, The Luckiest Guy on the Lower East Side because it's so fucking good.

16. Is there a song by 25 that makes you sad? (Gang of Four)
No.

17. What is the first song you ever heard by 23? (The Arcade Fire)
I don't remember. My friend was playing me songs by them ... later I asked who they were... then I got Funeral.

18. What's your favorite lyric by 11? (Final Fantasy)
Your head is shouting
Please please please,
please please please
Don't let your cock do all the work


19. Who is a favorite member of 1? (Patrick Wolf)
What a lame, lame, lame, lame fucking question for him. Obviously, it is Patrick. How anti-climactic.

20. Is there a song by 14 that makes you happy? (Elliott Smith)
Well, I typically listen to him when I'm feeling depressed, so yeah...

21. What is a good memory involving 27? (Okkervil River)
I don't' have any particular good memories. However, I intend to see them with Nicole. :)

22. What is your favorite song by 16? (The Dodos)
Probably Jodi.

23. What is the first song you ever heard by 47? (Explosions in the Sky)
The first song that I remember hearing is Your Hand in Mine.

24. What is your favorite album by 18? (The Velvet Underground)
The Velvet Underground & Nico, easily.

25. What is your favorite song by 21? (Beach House)
Either Gila or D.A.R.L.I.N.G..

26. What is the first song you ever heard by 26? (Joy Division)
Disorder.

27. What is your favorite album by 3? (Neutral Milk Hotel)
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea.

28. What is you favorite song by 2? (Joanna Newsom)
For favourites... Peach, Plum, Pear.

29. What was the first song you ever heard by 32? (Xiu Xiu)
Crank Heart.

30. What is you favorite song by 8? (of Montreal)
Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse, probably.

31. How many times have you seen 17 live? (M.I.A.)
Once and she was fucking amazing.

32. Is there a song by 44 that makes you happy? (The Flaming Lips)
Honestly, I've only heard The Soft Bulletin.

33. How did you get into 12? (Why?)
I became addicted to the first four tracks of Alopecia and eventually the whole album.

34. What is the worst song by 45? (Beirut)
I don't know the songs well enough, especially their titles.

35. What was the first song you ever heard by 34? (The Knife)
Heartbeats.

36. What is the first song you ever heard by 48? (Daft Punk)
I would assume that it was One More Time.

37. How many times have you seen 42 live? (Cut Copy)
Once and I danced like a mad man!

38. What is you favorite song by 36? (The Olivia Tremor Control)
Courtyard.

39. What was the first song you ever heard by 28? (Björk)
I have no fucking idea... I've been listening to her forever.

40. What is you favorite album by 7? (Broken Social Scene)
That would definitely be, without any hesitation, You Forgot It In People.

41. Is there a song by 31 that makes you happy? (LCD Soundsystem)
New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down... it reminds me of Kermit the Frog.

42. What is your favorite album by 41? (Jeff Mangum)
Either. Yes, I've heard the one-track 30+ minute Bulgarian Folk music recording and it's WONDERFUL.

43. What is your favorite song by 24? (Sufjan Stevens)
Chicago.

44. What is a good memory you have involving 46? (The Jesus and Mary Chain)
It definitely wasn't seeing them live; they were pretty lacklustre. It was definitely when I saw Lost in Translation in theatres for the first time when Just Like Honey plays at the end.

45. What is your favorite song by 35? (Battles)
Holy fuck, Atlas! Atlas! Atlas!

46. Is there a song by 9 that makes you happy? (Jens Lekman)
I smile during almost all of his songs. Jens is one of the cutest humans ever.

47. What is your favorite album by 4? (Animal Collective)
[album artist=Animal Collective]Strawberry Jam[/album or [album artist=Animal Collective]Feels[/album].

48. Who is a favorite member of 37? (Girl Talk)
He's solo...

49. What is the first song you ever heard by 43? (Modest Mouse)
I have no idea. I definitely heard them before I started listening to them with knowing who they were. That would be 3rd Planet.

50. What is your favorite song by 20? (No Age)
Here Should Be My Home.

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