We ask our guest speakers to come with music they like, which is played as seminar attendees grab a sandwich and take a seat. There’s a trick though: title or lyrics of chosen song must include “storm”.
This makes a very decent playlist: our guests have good taste!

16 May 2024
Mario Amore picked:
Vampire Weekend: My Mistake

14 March 2024
Saverio Favaron picked:
Aretha Franklin & Elton John: Through The Storm

15 February 2024
Francesco Castellaneta picked:
Antonio Vivaldi: Storm (final movement of the Four Season’s “Summer” concerto)

11 January 2024
Anders Krabbe picked:
Stormzy: Own It

18 December 2023
Fabien Accominotti picked:
Georges Brassens: L’Orage

12 November 2023
Farah Kodeih picked:
Burna Boy (feat. Ed Sheeran): For My Hand

12 October 2023
Ilze Kivleniece picked:
AaRON: Birds In The Storm

14 September 2023
For our annual Research Festival, Bernard picked:
Hania Rani: Storm

04 May 2023
Emanuele Bettinazzi picked:
Darude: Sandstorm

13 April 2023
Elisa Operti picked:
Scorpions: Wind Of Change

09 February 2023
Brayden King picked:
Wilco: All Across The World

12 January 2023
Madeline Toubiana picked:
Lenny Kravitz: Storm

15 December 2022
Marjo Siltaoja picked:
Vanessa-Mae: Storm

17 November 2022
Shaz Ansari picked:
R.E.M.: Imitation Of Life

20 October 2022
Maxim Voronov picked:
Michael Romeo: Black

21 September 2022
For our annual Research Festival, Bernard picked:
Of Monsters And Men: Thousand Eyes

16 June 2022
Dror Etzion picked:
Lorde: Yellow Flicker Beat

12 May 2022
Tieying Yu picked:
Arctic Monkeys: She’s Thunderstorm

14 Apr. 2022
Jan Lodge picked:
Snow Patrol: The Lightning Strike (What If This Storm Ends?)

14 Mar. 2022
Exequiel (Zeke) Hernandez picked:
Imagine Dragons: Walking the Wire

10 Feb. 2022
Nuno Oliveira picked:
Ana Moura: Dentro Da Tempestade

13 Jan. 2022
Johanna Mair picked:
Deep Purple: Stormbringer

16 Dec. 2021
Joel Gehman picked:
Traitrs: Ghost And The Storm

18 Nov. 2021
Abhinav Gupta picked:
AC/DC: Thunderstruck

21 Oct. 2021
Daphne Demetry picked:
Kacey Musgraves: Rainbow

23 Sep. 2021
For our annual Research Festival, Bernard picked:
Siskiyou: Twigs And Stones

24 June 2021
Giada Di Stefano picked:
Mumford & Sons: After The Storm

27 May 2021
Anna Kim picked:
Scorpions: Eye Of The Storm

29 Apr. 2021
Jung-Hoon Han picked:
John Legend: Refuge (When It’s Cold Outside)

25 Mar. 2021
Grace Augustine picked:
Cast: Sandstorm

25 Feb. 2021
Jelena Brankovic and Leopold Ringel picked:
Django Django: Storm

28 Jan. 2021
Caroline Flammer picked:
Sergio George’s Salsa Giants: Bajo la Tormenta

1 Oct. 2020
For our annual Research Festival, Bernard picked:
PJ Harvey: Victory

4 June 2020
Amandine Ody-Brasier picked:
Doves: Jetstream

13 February 2020
Tünde Cserpes picked:
Count Basie: Thunderball

23 January 2020
Nina Granqvist picked:
Fleetwood Mac: Storms

19 December 2019
Massimo Maoret picked:
A Tribe Called Quest: Check The Rhime

28 November 2019
Gino Cattani picked:
Led Zeppelin: Fool In The Rain

24 October 2019
Pascual Berrone picked:
Victor Crone: Storm

26 September 2019
Mitali Banerjee picked:
Adele: Turning Tables

12 Sep. 2019
For our annual Research Festival, Bernard picked:
Radio Kaizman: Taking The World By Storm

20 June 2019
Charlene Zietsma picked:
Lukas Graham: Take the World By Storm

16 May 2019
Noah Askin picked:
Sigur Rós: Stormur
(Icelandic for Storm)

11 April 2019
Frédéric Godart picked:
Arctic Monkeys: Brianstorm

11 March 2019
Eric Zhao picked:
Imagine Dragons: Thunder

14 February 2019
Isabel Fernandez Mateo picked:
Idina Menzel: Let It Go

17 January 2019
Nel Dutt picked:
Red Hot Chili Peppers: Storm in a Teacup

13 December 2018
Bryant Hudson picked:
Gov’t Mule: About To Rage

15 November 2018
Majken Schultz picked:
Eric Clapton: Stormy Monday

18 October 2018
Juliane Reinecke picked:
Crowded House: Weather With You

27 September 2018
Kamal Munir picked:
Atif Aslam: Baarish

25 June 2018
Raghu Garud picked:
Aamir Khan | A.R. Rahman: Ghanan Ghanan – Lagaan

15 June 2018
Amelia Compagni picked:
Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti: La Tempesta

31 May 2018
Christian De Cock and Daniel Nyberg picked:
Steve Earle & The Dukes: Acquainted With The Wind

26 Apr. 2018
Tal Simons picked:
Nathan Goshen: סערה
(Seara, Hebrew for Storm)

22 Mar. 2018
John Amis picked:
Gerry & The Pacemakers: You’ll Never Walk Alone

8 Mar. 2018
Stine Grodal picked:
Lena Horne: Stormy Weather

1 Mar. 2018
Emilie Feldman picked:
Classics IV: Stormy

15 Feb. 2018
Giovanni Valentini picked:
U2: Electrical Storm

18 Jan. 2018
Tim Rowley picked:
The Rolling Stones: Gimme Shelter

30 Nov. 2017
Julien Jourdan picked:
Galaxie 500: Snowstorm

25 Oct. 2017
Martina Montauti picked:
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Have You Ever Seen The Rain

29 Sept. 2017
For our yearly kick-off Research Festival, Bernard picked:
Godspeed You! Black Emperor: Storm (Live In Paris)

11 May 2017
Stoyan Sgourev picked:
Simple Minds: Alive And Kicking

06 Apr. 2017
Maurizio Zollo picked:
Robert Zimmerman: Shelter From The Storm

(yes, we know this is cheating, but it’s a great song. Also, we thought that if we found a variant, that would be okay.)

09 Mar. 2017
Candace Jones picked:
Bob Dylan: Shelter From The Storm

09 Feb. 2017
Tammar Zilber picked:
Smokey Robinson: Quiet Storm

08 Dec. 2016
Renate Meyer picked:
Richard Wagner: Die Walküre, “Prelude”
(Wilhelm Furtwängler, Wiener Philharmoniker)

08 Dec. 2016
Roy Suddaby picked:
The Doors: Riders On The Storm

10 Nov. 2016
Stefan Jonsson picked:
The Cardigans: You’re The Storm

20 Oct. 2016
For our Inaugural Research Festival, Bernard picked:
LNZNDRF: Mt. Storm

Listen to the full playlist on Spotify: