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Andreas Peters

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“A Whole New World”: Lucas Laufen And The Gracious Art Of “Weathering”

Experiencing the music of the rising folk artist is an exercise in listening closely and his just released sophomore LP is a particular diamond in that regard. Following up on the subtle art of the acclaimed songwriter in the return of his folk column, NBHAP co-head Andreas caught up with the Australian to talk new sonic encounters, pandemic circumstances and urban challenges on a whole.
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“Like Another Piece Of The Puzzle”: How The Weather Station Evolves A Continued Vision On Her New LP

After last year’s celebrated “Ignorance”, The Weather Station’s Tamara Lindeman found there were more songs left in the grounds of her creative vaults from that period, so she decided to breathe new life into them on "How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars". NBHAP editor Andreas met up with the artist just in time for the release to discuss the vision behind the idea and how the new songs embody the global sense of ending of our times.
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#CancelSpotify: What The Neil Young Controversy Might Tell Us About The Future Of Streaming Giants

Following a public ultimatum which challenged the co-presence of disputed podcaster Joe Rogan on the Spotify platform, folk legend Neil Young has left the streaming service, along with a notable solidarity fraction, among them Joni Mitchell and others. While this may seem like a pure moral gesture, the dispute actually reveals more about the defects of the streaming business at large. Time for a personal reflection by NBHAP editor Andreas.
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For Folk’s Sake: Le Ren’s Debut Album Is A Tender “Collection Of Relics From The Past”

On her brand new debut LP "Leftovers", the Canadian songwriter Lauren Spear explores past relationships, musing on the value of romantic love, family ties and friendships, forming a tender narrative in between nostalgia and the nature of affection. For this fresh edition of his folk column, NBHAP author Andreas zoomed up the artist to talk about the various ingredients of music and how we should savour friendships more than we are taught to.
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“Is This (Really) It”?: The Strokes’ Undying Classic Turns 20 And Remains A Buzzing Rock Monument

The group’s seminal debut of 2001 not only marked one of the first hypes of the Internet era, but also initiated a wave-like revival of garage rock, surging up the post-millenial indie movement that still reverberates to this day. Nearing the album’s twentieth, NBHAP author Andreas went down memory lane to reflect upon the record that is one, if not the most remarkable of 2000’s rock albums.
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