Milan Fashion Week Menswear A/W 2011: Show Tunes

Milan fashion week Men's wear
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Fashion week, these days, is about much more than just the collections. Showmanship is the name of game, and in the meticulously executed sartorial extravaganzas, the soundtrack is an element that no producer can afford to overlook. Music royalty - past and present - is enlisted to ensure a full assault on the senses. Here, we bring you the soundtrack to the shows.

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'Yumeji's Theme' by Shigeru Umebayashi; 'Waiting 4 You' by Bai-Kwong; 'Zen And The Art Of Deadlines' by Boxsaga; 'China' by Jah Wobble; 'The Keyhole And The China Man' by Richard Robbins; 'Paper' by Raudive; 'Terre's Neu Fusion a Crippled Left Wing Soars With The Right' (Steal This Record Remix by DJ Sprinkles) by Terre Thaemlitz

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

'Hand Covers Bruise' by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross; 'In Motion' by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross; 'Lying' by Factory Floor

Music production: Michel Gaubert

'You Don't Have To Say You Love Me' by Dusty Springfield; 'Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)' by Cliff Richard; 'Exogenesis: Symphony, Part 3 (Redemption)' by Muse; 'You and Me' by Roger Daltrey

Music selected by: Christopher Bailey

'The Bookhouse Boys' by Angelo Badalamenti; 'Water' by Chilly Gonzales; 'Ghost Of Love' by David Lynch; 'Red Bats With Teeth' by Angelo Badalamenti

'Total 9' by Thomas/Mayer; 'Sum' by Coma; 'Country Boy' by Superpitcher; 'Blue Moon' by The Backwoods 'Über Wiesen' by Thomas/Mayer

‘Ghost Song’ by The Doors; ‘Riders On The Storm’ by The Doors; ‘Coney Island Baby’ by Lou Reed

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

'Aquarium' by William Orbit; 'Cocaine Cool' by Laid Back; 'Time (We Plants Are Happy Plants remix)' by Hans Zimmer; 'La Giudecca' by Rondo Veneziano; 'Baby (Clock Opera remix)' by The Phenomenal Handclap Band; 'El Bandido' by Nicolas Jaar; 'Dulceria (Akiko Kiyama remix)' by Aufgang; 'Ciampino Airforce (Irish Steph remix)' by Produkkt; 'Gay Pirates' by Cosmo Jarvis

Show music: Jerry Bouthier; Production: Andrea Gorgerino

'No Worlds / No Thoughts' by Swans; 'Plastic People' by Four Tet; 'Lost In The Streets Of NYC' by Tom Trago; 'Menace' by Distance; 'Tha' by Aphex Twin; The Beach' by Gui Boratto and Martin Eyerer; 'Youlogy' by Volcano Choir; 'Ninteen 86' by Martin Rev; 'Mari' by Martin Rev; 'Bowls' by Caribou; 'Kick Out The Jams' by MC5; 'Chromaphobia' by Gui Boratto; 'Silver Surfer, Ghost Rider Go! (Andrew Weatherall Mix)' by Trentemøller; 'Silver Surfer, Ghost Rider Go!' by Trentemøller

Sound Designer: Jack Peñate

'Grinder' by Judas Priest; 'Living After Midnight' by Judas Priest; 'Ace of Spades' by Motörhead; 'Overkill (Long Version)' by Motörhead; 'Last Caress / Green Hell' by Metallica

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

'Le Rendez-Vous De Chasse - "Grande Fanfare Par Rossini"' Performed by the Budapest Festival Orchestra, conducted by Iván Fischer; 'Le Manège De Saumur' by Trompes De Chasse De L'école De Cavalerie; 'The King's Tulips' by David Motion & Sally Potter; 'Sabre Dance' by Aram Khachaturian, performed by the London Symphony Orchestra; 'Tom And Jerry In The Hollywood Bowl' by George Daugherty, performed by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra; 'Le Manège De Saumur' by Trompes De Chasse De L'école De Cavalerie; 'William Tell Overture' by Rossini, performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra

Music production: Michel Gaubert

'Still you (cover of "Ancora Tu" - Lucio Battisti)' by Peter & Gordon; 'Witches Crew' by Blakula; 'I know I'm losing you (Gucci edit)' by Rod Stewart; 'Fur' by Marc Almond

Music production: Michel Gaubert

'Elektro Kardiogramm' by Kraftwerk; 'I Wanted To Tell Her' by Ministry; 'Passion' by The Flirts; 'The Sound Of O' by The Galaxy Sound Orchestra; 'The Robot' by Kraftwerk; 'Space' by Magic Fly

Music production: DJ Frédéric Sanchez

'Primary' by The Cure; 'In Your House' by The Cure

Music production: DJ John Gosling

'Holland Tunnel Dive' by Implog; 'G.S.E.' by Mekon; 'IY' by 23 Skidoo; 'Secret Drum Corps' by Edinburgh Military Tattoo; '20 Hz' by Capricorn

Music production: DJ John Gosling

'Come As You Are' by Vega; 'Come As You Are' by Vitamin String Quartet; 'Come As You Are' by Nirvana; 'Kashmir' by David Garrett; 'Come With Me' by Puff Daddy Feat. Jimmy Page; 'Asturias' by David Garrett; 'Cold Hard Bitch' by Jet; 'Violin' by Kate Bush; 'Toccata' by David Garrett 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' by David Garrett; 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' by Nirvana

'Tout Van Bien' by Sid LeRock; 'Underwater' by Mock & Toof; 'Paris' by Friendly Fires; 'Black City' by Matthew Dear; 'History' by Groove Armada

'Circles' by Apparat; 'Dark Line' by Terence Fixmer; 'Eleanor Speaks' by Oh No Ono; 'Elitsa' by Tosca; 'Interval' by Phon.o; 'Sub' by Patrice Bäumel; 'Last Heroes' by Terence Fixmer; 'Hammock' by Howls

'The Whitest Boy Alive' by Island; 'Two Wounded Birds' by My Lonesome; 'It's A Fineline' by Grease

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

Fashion Features Editor

Jack Moss is the Fashion Features Editor at Wallpaper*, joining the team in 2022. Having previously been the digital features editor at AnOther and digital editor at 10 and 10 Men magazines, he has also contributed to titles including i-D, Dazed, 10 Magazine, Mr Porter’s The Journal and more, while also featuring in Dazed: 32 Years Confused: The Covers, published by Rizzoli. He is particularly interested in the moments when fashion intersects with other creative disciplines – notably art and design – as well as championing a new generation of international talent and reporting from international fashion weeks. Across his career, he has interviewed the fashion industry’s leading figures, including Rick Owens, Pieter Mulier, Jonathan Anderson, Grace Wales Bonner, Christian Lacroix, Kate Moss and Manolo Blahnik.