Moderate singles and a failed comeback on international television: the long-hoped end of Madonna was conjured unapologetically on all media platforms. It is a tough time to defend her, but with her newest record she reminds us that it is not easy to diminish her. As an female artist who evolves pop culture for more than three decades now, detractors should choose more wisely who they try to shut down.
Once again, Helsinki's Flow Festival turned a defunct power plant into a three-day celebration of music, food, and sustainability. NBHAP editor Louisa Zimmer experienced it live and reflects on the 2019 festival epic.
How to keep an overview about the countless new releases that surface on a daily basis? NBHAP's staff provides guidance and introduces you to the five most essential new tracks that showed up on our radar over the past weeks as well as our recent 'Daily Tune' picks.
Sex, Drugs and Hitler have been three main influences of Fat White Family. NBHAP author Louisa met Lias and Nathan Saoudi in Berlin and talked with them not just about that, but also about Lady Gaga, George Michael and their busking times in Berlin.
When Ariana Grande arrived in 2014 with her funky pop-anthem 'Problem', the world got a new face for mainstream music. She was the the young star every girl wanted to be. And plenty of boys, too. Years later, she became on of the biggest names in the business - and learned to break the rules for good.
Emma and Mia Kemppainen took the long road to their new record, but in the end Sad Bangers dancing steps through burnout and bleakness makes it their most rewarding album yet. NBHAP editor Austin Maloney had a conversation with them about it.