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Lucky Lo On the Realities of Low-Budget Touring and Mental Health

Lucky Lo makes music for the gentle-hearted, turning traumatic experiences into organic-sounding alt-pop. Together with her band, the Swedish singer Lo Ersare is currently touring her recent album "The Big Feel". In this guest article, Lo writes about the realities of low-budget touring and mental health struggles on the road.
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On Visibility, Needs, and Realities of Parents in the Music Industry

In this exploration, we hear from a diverse array of voices who are both, artists and parents: anaiis, Wayne Snow, Laura Lee, Jaxx TMS, Marit Posch, Steffi von Kannemann, Donna Arendse, Leon Giseke, and Hannah Joy. Each contributor sheds light on their unique experiences, offering candid insights into the realities of balancing a career in music with the responsibilities of parenthood.
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Jordan Mackampa on the Freeing Power of Not Giving a F*ck

With almost four years having passed since his last major release Foreigner back in 2020, Jordan Mackampa reports back with "Welcome Home, Kid!". A record bursting with confidence, self-acceptance and joy, all packed up in an ecstatic blend of R’n’B, funk, gospel and rap. NBHAP editor Felicia had the chance to talk to the Londoner singer-songwriter about the process behind their new record and newly formed prerogative.
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“We Won’t Disappear”: Jamila Al-Yousef On the Sounds of Palestinian Resistance

Falasteen Weyn Ana? Palestine where am I? - that is the translation of the Arabic title of Jamila & The Other Heroes' record. Released in May 2023, the title took on a new meaning since the ongoing Israeli bombardment of Gaza after the attacks by Hamas on October 7th. We speak to Jamila Al-Yousef, singer, co-composer and lyricist of the band, about Palestinian resistance, protest music, and the repressions Palestinians face in Germany.
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“Prelude to Ecstasy” The Last Dinner Party On Biblical Imagery and Feminism

The British band The Last Dinner Party quickly made a name for themselves with their intense live shows. The debut record “Prelude to Ecstasy” lives in contrasts: biblical references meet lust, feminism, and queer sex and elegant corsets burst into dirty rock ‘n’ roll. Here’s what Abigail Morris, Aurora Nishevci, and Lizzie Mayland told us about little sins and the Catholic church.
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Becoming Conscious of the Unconscious: Laura Carbone On “The Good”

The alternative singer Laura Carbone shares her thoughts on the recently released winter single "The Good". Her writing journey takes her back to connecting with spiritual guides and her father's jokes. In this guest article, Laura muses about her songwriting process, finding inspiration in the spiritual realm and tapping into the unconsciousness.
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Conversations Between Artists: Rosa Anschütz and Lukasz Polowczyk

The artists Rosa Anschütz and Lukasz Polowczyk (Aint About Me) met through common friend and producer Jan Wagner. Experimentation and creative freedom are central to their creative practice. To accompany their new releases "Interior" and "Glacier Gospel", Rosa and Lukasz share in-depth musings about music and art. The following conversation has been transcribed from a recorded Zoom call.
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