With concerts still far out of the imaginable, NOTHING BUT HOPE AND PASSION editor Jessi Schmitte set out to find an alternative for all of those who miss engaging with music on a different level. Here is a compilation of six movies about different topics around artists, their music, and the industry they navigate in.
There are plenty of books about music and they cover a lot of different topics (genres, records, the lives of musicians, …). And now may be a good time to dive into at least some of them, because a) it's winter and you don't really want to go outside (or are allowed to) and b) even if you go outside, there's not much going on (you know why). NBHAP author Jessi compiled five tips for these cold lockdown days and nights. So, get comfortable and start reading!
Creepy fantasies are not romance, reactionary clichés are not nostalgia and being obsessed with someone's physical appearance is not love: We need to boycott misogyny and sexism, this time found in the lyrics of a widely acclaimed band. NBHAP editor Jessi Schmitte shares her personal thoughts on the questionable messages of the beloved dream pop band.
After a year of more or less omnipresence of the English city, our editor Jessi finally travelled to Bristol, to discover what makes it such a rich ground for creativity, music, and community. Here is what she found.
Ahead of their first ever performance in Cologne, we asked Laufey, Margrét and Sólveig to play a game with us. We laughed and learned a lot with one of Iceland’s finest exports and now you can do, too!
The Chicago-based songwriter with the memorable moniker wears her heart on her sleeve, resulting in the beautiful independent rock treasure that is her forthcoming LP. Time for the rest of the world to notice that.