The soundtrack to Milan Fashion Week’s A/W 2014 menswear shows

Men's fashion show in Milan
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Fashion week, nowadays, is about much more than just the collections. Showmanship is the name of game, and in the meticulously executed sartorial extravaganzas, the sound space is an element that no producer or designer can afford to overlook. Music royalty - past, present and future - is enlisted to ensure a full assault on the senses. Here, we bring you Milan Fashion Week's catwalk mega mix from the A/W 2014 menswear collections.


Ermenegildo Zegna
This original sound track incorporates the 'sounds of the universe' including 'Galaxy UGC 6697' by University of California; 'Saturn, Jupiter, Titan and Enceladus Moons' by NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory; 'Our Sun' by Stanford University; 'Quasars 3C 120' by Florida International University; 'Black Hole GRS 1915+105' by Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 'Big Bang' by University of Virginia; 'Earth Magnetosphere' by University of Iowa; 'HD49933 and HD181420 star' by Corot's France Space Agency and European Space Agency Satellite; 'Vela, Crab and Pulsar B0329+54' by Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics University of Manchester, U.K; 'The Seasons, Autumn Song - Op. 37b' by Tchaikovsky

Jil Sander
'Saturn V v2 (SEML remix)' by Beckenbauer; 'She's Gone' by Tindersticks; 'Sound and Vision' by David Bowie

Neil Barrett
'Grindn'' by Clipse; 'Sock It 2 Me (Kaytranada Remix)' by Missy Elliot; 'Hide Me' by Flying Lotus; 'Long Live A$AP' by A$AP ROCKY; 'Me & U' by Cassie; 'Underneath The Dancefloor' by Pye Corner Audio
Music production: Pascal Moscheni

'Soul Reprise' by Dave.i.d; 'Lazer Beams' by Green Velvet & Harvard Bass; 'Zulu Bash' by Dave.i.d; 'Bigger Than Prince (Hot Since 82 Remix)' by Green Velvet; 'Do Ya Wanna Funk' by Sylvester & Patrick Cowley
 Music production: Moiré Productions

SUNDAY 12/01

Bottega Veneta

'Superpower' by Beyoncé (feat. Frank Ocean); 'Out of Line' by Gesaffelstein; 'The Fall' by Rhye, 'Bromance' by Mike Patton
Music production: Sebastien Perrin

Salvatore Ferragamo
'Feeling called Love' by Pulp; 'This is Hardcore' by Pulp; 'This is Hardcore (End of Line Mix)' by Pulp

Calvin Klein Collection
'Living in the Future' by Vex Ruffin; 'Vienna' by Ultravox; 'Aliens Theme' by Tsukerman, Hutchinson and Smith

'The Ballad of Sexual Obsession' by Nina Hagen; 'Ben Frost's Peter Venkman Pt. 1', remixed by Gluteus Maximus; 'Live exclusive lyrics', adapted and performed by concert group L'Usignolo; 'Pieces taken from Pina Bausch shows side by side with transcriptions' by Kurt Weill
Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

'A Thousand Times Goodnight' by Abel Korzeniowski; 'Bach Cello suites #1 in G Prélude' by Yo-Yo Ma‚ 'Bach Cello suites #1 in G Prélude' by Yo-Yo Ma; 'Bach Cello suites #1 in G Prélude' by Yo-Yo Ma; 'Bach Cello suites #1 in G Prélude' by Yo-Yo Ma; 'Shakespeare Sonnets' by Jayne Mansfield; 'The Duchess' by Rachel Portman
Music production: Michel Gaubert

Emporio Armani
'18 Yellow Roses' by Bobby Darin; 'Sleeping Ute (Nicolas Jaar Remix)' by Grizzly Bear & Nicolas Jaar; 'Lennon' by Leonie; 'There Was a Bar' by Capey Cash; 'Beyond The Cherry Moon' by WhoMadeWho; 'I Won't Be Long' by Beck; 'Pride Is Weaker Than Love' by Michael Mayer; 'La Foret' by Lescop

Ports 1961
'Last Stand' by Kwabs; 'Retrograde' by James Blake
Music production: Sergio Tavelli

MONDAY 13/01

'Easy Easy' by King Krule; 'How Soon Is Now (remix)' by The Smiths

'Uno' by Ludovico Einaudi; 'Tu Sei' by Ludovico Einaudi; 'Nuvole Bianche' by Ludovico Einaudi

'Suite for Toy Piano' by John Cage; 
'Crystals' by
Clams Casino; 'Brand New Cadillac' by Pascal Comelade; 'Bird Call (Mac Miller
Instrumental)' by Clams Casino; 'Besame Mucho' by Pascal Comelade; 'Cry For Me' by Clams Casino; 'Hellifornia' by Gesaffelstein
Music production: Michel Gaubert

'Kyoko's House (stage blood is not enough)' by Philip Glass (Mishima); 'Runaway Horses (poetry written with a splash of blood)' by Philip Glass Mishima); '1957: Award Montage' by Philip Glass (Mishima); 'Mishima/Closing' by Philip Glass (Mishima), 'Corner' by Actress (Ghettoville); 'Gentlemen Take Polaroids' by Japan Exorcising Ghosts; 'Bamboo Houses' by David Sylvian (A Victim Of Stars 1982-2012); 'Our' by Actress (Ghettoville); 'The Sheltering Sky' by Ryuichi Sakamoto (Playing the Piano)            

'Celebrate Your Death' by Glamour To Kill; 'Krank Im Hirn' by T.Raumschmiere; 'My Life' by Billy Joel; 'Insane in the Brain' by Richard Cheese; 'Insane in the Brain' by Cypress Hill; 'Insane' by Eminem; 'Yalla' by Bruder & Kronstädta; 'Domo 23' by Tyler


Giorgio Armani

'A1' by Darkside; 'Paper Trails' by Darkside; 'Personal Jesus (Alex Metric Remix Edit)' by Depeche Mode; 'Shower Scene'  by Alex Burkat; 'Silikron (Jurgen Paape Remix)' by Kron; 'Anagrama' by Tempel Rytmik; 'Klinsmann' by Axel Boman; 'Home (Tim Green Remix)' by M.A.N.D.Y. & Booka Shade

Z Zegna
'Evidence' by Carlos Giffoni; 'Cheval D'Orgueil' revisited by Donoval di Arnaud Rebotini

Roberto Cavalli
'Rough Steez' by Fuck Buttons; 'Countdown' by Uppermost; 'Destinations' by Gesaffelstein; 'Parenthesis' by Tricky; 'No Need for a Leader' by Unknown Mortal Orchestra; 'Love Undone' (feat. Taylor O'Donnell) by Lost Midas; 'Btstu' by Jai Paul; 'Crosses' by Jose González; 'Christian Sands' by Tricky; 'We B Luvin' by Kailo; 'Normal Person' by Arcade Fire; 'Airboy' by Matt Van Schie; 'Society' by Paul Woolford; 'Jasmine' by Jai Paul; 'Water Me' by FKA Twigs; 'Easy' by Son Lux; 'Truant' by Burial; 'New Ruin' by Meursault; 'Takk…' by Sigur Ros
Music production: Christian Mayer

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.