Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus are boygenius. Although only in their late twenties, all three of them can already look back on highly successful solo careers. Now, five years after their self-titled debut EP, they have released their debut album "the record" and even though the title was probably chosen with a humorous intention, it can be taken seriously indeed: This is not some record - it is already a classic.
Belgian dream-pop duo Portland’s second full-length record is an ode to human connection, meandering between warmth and pain. Lead-singer Jente talked to NBHAP author Lilly about the intense process he and his duo-partner Sarah Pepels went through in order to create the album, how this process challenged their relationship and eventually the entire future of their band.
On her debut record “Oh Glistening Onion, The Nighttime Is Coming”, Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Pearla peels off the layers of every-day-life and reflects on the existential pain and beauty lying underneath. NBHAP author Lilly explored the artist’s world of fantastic dreams and late-night train stations to find that the biggest riddles’ solutions are sometimes not answers – but questions.
After two EPs the Stockholm-based Australian singer-songwriter released his debut album "Bloom Mountain" earlier this month and though it cannot warm your cold feet, chances are good it will warm your soul. So pack your hiking boots and join NBHAP author Lilly on a trip to "Bloom Mountain" – there are some treasures to be found.
On her debut album "Mouthful Of Glass" the Chicago-based multi-talent gives deep insights into her process of self-reflection putting the colorful world of her mind into sound. Taking over our "For Folk's Sake" series for the first time, NBHAP author Lilly Timme called up Macie Stewart to talk about her journey through almost every musical genre, and how leaving genre boundaries and expectations behind led her to new inspiration.