Name, Age: Gene, 37

Where from?: Kiev/New York

Family & Pets: Black Dog

Best label in the world: Pelagic

Best concert ever: Sigur Ros at The United Palace Theatre NYC 2008

Top Record of 2021: ‘Etemen Ænka’ by DVNE

10 Albums for the month-long-stay on the tiny island:

  • Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
  • Tool – Lateralus
  • GYBE! – Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven
  • Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man – Out Of Season
  • Leprous – Coal
  • A Silver Mt. Zion – He Has Left Us Alone But Shafts Of Light Sometimes Grace The Corners Of Our Rooms
  • Oado – Life Era
  • Jeff Buckley - Grace
  • Pallbearer – Foundations Of Burden
  • Talk Talk – Spirit Of Eden

Best joke you always tell: “How did the Polish submarine sink? Someone opened the sliding-glass doors.”

Best Beyoncé song: That instrumental one, you know how it goes

Favorite Drink: Witte

Most important piece of advice to tell your 20-year-old-self: Don’t stay in school (so long)

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