New York S/S 2011: show tunes
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What is a 21st-century fashion show without a carefully edited soundtrack to accompany the models stalking the runway? At this year's New York fashion shows, music took to the stage in every form from thumping remixes to house spins and, in the case of Derek Lam, even classical.

Saturday 11/09


'Epaule Tatoo' by Étienne Daho; 'Décollage' (Bigga Bush Mix) by The Honeymoon Killers; 'Decollage' (Prins Thomas Multitrack Edit) by The Honeymoon Killers; 'Tour De France' (Remix François K) by Kraftwerk; 'Minimaliste' by Deux; 'Tour De France' (Remix Francois K) by Kraftwerk; 'Epaule Tatoo' by Étienne Daho.

Music Production: Michel Gaubert


'I Am Europe; (Claude VonStroke Dub Mix) by Gonzales; 'Jackit' (Drop The Lime remix) by Nouveau Yorican; 'I Can Change' (Tiga Remix) by LCD Soundsystem.

Music production Sebastien Perrin

Sunday 12/09

Derek Lam

'Clair de lune' (Debussy) by Kun Woo Paik; 'Claire De Lune' (Debussy) by The Philadelphia Orchestra; 'Protection' (Album Version) by Massive Attack.

Music Production: Michel Gaubert


'If You Think You Need Some Lovin' by Pomplamoose; 'Ratcatcher' by Yellow Fever; 'Sun Of A Gun' (Yuksek remix) by Oh Land, 'Crave You' (Acapella) by Flight Facilities; 'Paris' (Aeroplane Remix) by Friendly Fires; 'Dimestore Diamond' by The Gossip.

Music Production: Chris Bones

Diane Von Furstenberg

'Gymnopedie' by Gary Numan; 'Leave Hous' by Caribou; 'Pixel Paxi'l by Gonzales; 'Kein Trink Wasser' by Orbital; 'Sun' by Caribou; 'Never Stop' by Gonzales; 'Marcia Baila' by Rita Mitsouko; 'Eve Future Recall' by Kreidler.

Music Production: Michel Gaubert

Tommy Hilfiger

'Space Intro' by Steve Miller Band; 'Fly Like an Eagle' by Steve Miller Band; 'Starman' by David Bowie, 'Only Love Can Break Your Heart' (Richard X Remix) by Saint Etienne; 'Eye Know' by De La Soul; 'Peg' by Steely Dan; 'Honky Tonk Women' by The Rolling Stones; 'Everywhere' by Fleetwood Mac; 'That Girl' by Pharrell ft Snoop Dogg; 'For What It's Worth' by Buffalo Springfield; 'Do It Again' by Steely Dan; 'Long Train Runnin' (Single Version) by The Doobie Brothers; 'Burning Down the House' by Talking Heads; 'Everybody's Talkin' by Harry Nilsson; 'Phazing' by Dirty South.

Music Production: Jeremy Healy

Monday 13/09

Zero+Maria Cornejo

'Music for Pieces of Wood' by Steve Reich, 'Eight Lines' by Steve Reich; 'Clapping Music' by Steve Reich; 'Violin Phase' by Steve Reich.

Music production: Scott Mou

Donna Karan New York

'Compassion' (Continental Drift Mix) by Bombay Dub Orchestra; 'Dark Night' by Ganga; 'Angelicus' by Delerium.

Music Production: info not available

Marc Jacobs

'Summer' by Vivaldi.

Music Production: Frédéric Sanchez

Tuesday 14/09


'The Malady Of Elegance' by Goldmund; 'God Only Knows' by Maria João & Mário Laginha; 'Never Stop' by Gonzales; 'Never Stop' (Erol Alkan Piano Pella) by Gonzales; 'God Only Knows' by Geoff Gascoyne ft Jamie Cullum; 'Metal On Metal' by Kraftwerk; '7 Heures du Matin' by Jacqueline Taieb; 'You're Good' by M.I.A.; 'C30, C60, C90 Go' by Bow Wow Wow; 'Stylo' by Gorillaz ft Mos Def & Bobby Womack; 'SHT MTN' by Holy Fuck; 'Veronika' by Tricky; 'Violins In The Middle East' (Original Mix) by Sven Andersson; 'Empathy' by Crystal Castles

DJ: Joost van Bellen

Narciso Rodriguez

'Knocked Up' (Lykke Li vs Rodeo Remix) by Kings of Leon; 'Knocked Up' by Kings of Leon.

Music Production: Frédéric Sanchez


'The End' by The Doors; 'Everybody's Talkin' by Nilsson; 'Ventura Highway' by America; 'I' ve Seen All Good People' by Yes.

Music Production: Michel Gaubert

Marc By Marc Jacobs

'Disco Workout' by Don Thomas; 'Synths Under Paris' by Don Thomas;

'The Market Street Hustle' by Johnny Pluse ft MC Kwasi; 'Too Drunk To Dance' by Johnny Pluse; 'I Tell Ya One Thing' by Johnny Pluse; '(Hey You) Whatʼs That Sound' by Les Rythmes Digitales; 'Building In L.O.V.E.' by The Hundred In The Hands.

Music Production: Frédéric Sanchez

Wednesday 15/09

Proenza Schouler

'Violin Concerto #1 In A Minor, BWV 1041 1. Allegro' (Bach) by Bobby McFerrin: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra; 'The Flight Of The Bumblebee' by Yo-Yo Ma & Bobby McFerrin, 'Concerto In G Minor For 2 Cellos, RV 531 1. Allegro' (Vivaldi) by Bobby McFerrin: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra; 'Modeselektor' by Sucker Pin.

Music Production: Michel Gaubert and Steven Brinke for N.O.I.S.E.

3.1 Phillip Lim

'Who's That Girl?' by She Is Danger; 'Turn You Inside Out' by Jimmy Edgar; 'Channel 7' by Aufgang; 'Sonar' by Aufgang

Music Production: Sebastien Perrin

Thursday 16/09

Ralph Lauren

'Everything Is Broken' by Bob Dylan; 'Failure' by Operation Aloha; 'Paved with a Little Pain' by Dot Allison; 'Siren Song' by Devics; Diamonds in the Sky' by Husky Rescue.

Music Production: Andrew Lauren and Kevin Flemming

Calvin Klein Collection

'Coming to Town' by John Lee Hooker & Miles Davis; 'John the Revelator' by Son House; 'A True Friend is Hard to Find' by Son House.

Music Production: Frédéric Sanchez