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Liv Toerkell

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“Humor Is The Last Thing You Want to Lose”: Gardening With Feng Suave

The indie pop Duo Feng Suave are back in town. Following the release of their EP "So Much For Gardening" we took the musicians by their word and set out to green the city. To go along with the hard gardening work, Daniel Schoemaker and Daniel De Jong also curated a new update of the NBHAP Daydreaming Delight Playlist with their sunny and meditative favorites.
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A Draft Underneath The Door: The Musical Philosophy of LUWTEN

The Dutch musician and Producer Tessa Douwstra just released her second record "Draft" under the moniker LUWTEN. Between the tenderness of the instrumentation and the confrontational lyrics dealing with issues of agency, control, and freedom the artists poses philosophical questions. NBHAP author Liv Toerkell met up with the singer in Berlin to examine what's behind the moving and thought-provoking record.
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A Gentle Start Into An Unusual Festival Season: Laura Carbone Curates Her Own “Cosmic Dreaming” Event

Beloved Berlin-based musician Laura Carbone got the chance to curate and organize a small festival at Festsaal Kreuzberg. From poetry readings to indie rock, Cosmic Dreaming rounds up a circle of local artists playing together for the first time. NBHAP author Liv Toerkell spoke to the musician before the show about the experience of organizing an event and returning to the stage.
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Seeing The City With New Eyes: A Motorcycle Ride Through Berlin-Neukölln With Magic Island

Magic Island is the moniker of the producer and artist Emma Czerny. The Canadian made Berlin her hometown ten years ago but the confinement of the pandemic made her rediscover her neighborhood. Working off the theme of questioning what you think you already know, her new album "So Wrong" is a collection of songs influenced by her life in Neukölln. NBHAP author Liv Toerkell went for a walk with Emma in the city streets that she calls home.
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