When Kid A was released in October 2000, the listenership was torn between judging the musical pretentiousness all the way to glorifying artistic ingenuity of the band’s fourth studio album. NBHAP author Andreas put the needle to the record once more and invites you to take the tour with him.
With their anticipated first LP "Deep And Rolling Green" about to be dropped, NBHAP author Andreas took the opportunity to zoom up the Norwegian three-piece to deep-dive into the evolution of their debut album, whose melodic journeys turn out to be quite a consuming affair.
How do you keep an overview about the countless new releases in the world of music? Well, easier said than done but thank god the staff of NBHAP keeps an overview. In this column one from the team personally reflects on the past four weeks and the music that mattered the most. This time it's the turn of our author Andreas to ramble on about our favourite passion in the world.
The release of the fifth studio album of the crew around mastermind Benjamin Gibbard not only marked their first output under a major record label, but also indicated a stunning transition towards a more lush and melodious sound design. NBHAP author Andreas revisited his initial encounter with the indie veterans and kindly encourages you to follow him around.
The way that led to 'A Temporary Soothing', the sophomore record of the Oslo-based singer-songwriter Siv Jakobsen surely wasn’t easy but paved with complex struggles. NBHAP author Andreas phoned up the artist to discuss the way she challenged her own fundament of art and how the comfort of solace is a fleeting but vital thing to strive for.
Can you really fit an entire day into one album? On their fourth LP, the Australian indie folk outfit Husky prove that you can, hitting a major peak in their impressive œuvre. NBHAP author Andreas caught up with front singer Husky Gawenda to chat about struggling through moments of transition and how every darkness is followed by new light. Isn't that a promise this world needs now more than ever?
Songwriter and producer Woodson Black went all the way down into his own past in search of material for his anticipated debut release. NBHAP author Andreas phoned up the acclaimed dream-pop act in Massachusetts to take a deep dive into the record and its emotional background. In the end it became a little more clear how music may actually serve as a cure for pain.
For their fourth record 'For Their Love', the folk-rock act Other Lives shacked up in a country house up in the North American woods. NBHAP author Andreas got to talk to front singer Jesse Tabish and discussed the impact of space on sound, the origins of the record and how hope is the only thing that matters in the end.