The Icelandic artist's new album didn't come easy, but out of the tumult came new beginnings and a record that made it all worthwhile. NBHAP author Austin Maloney caught up with the songwriter to learn more.
The people behind Norway's Brakkesyke responded to Covid-19's wave of concert cancellations with a 'virtual music festival', with new shows every day. We spoke to them about finding ways to cope with the current industrial crisis.
NBHAP editor Austin Maloney took a trip to Oslo to see the shows and interview some of the best up-and-coming artists from the line-up of by:Larm 2020, including Athletic Progression, Das Body, Jockstrap, Spring & I and Porto Geese.
Based in Japan but with fans and artists from all over, FLAU finds and releases music from artists who craft their own special worlds. NBHAP editor Austin caught up with some of the label's protagonists to shed some light on their work by talking to label boss Yasuhiko Fukuzono as well as artists Rayons, Machinone, Sparrows and Rima Kato.