It seems like the term Neo-Classic is on everyones lips today. Altough many people have heard of this special genre, most of them only regard it as background music without bothering about what's really hidden behind. To show the world that this beautiful music is much more than only a background soundtrack, NBHAP editor Miriam Wallbaum decided to talk to two Neo-Classic pioneers about the scene: Germany's Martin Kohlstedt and Iceland's Ólafur Arnalds.
Ten years of music, ten personal stories. The writers of NBHAP are given the opportunity to resume about the records that excited them the most during the past decade. This is a subjective reflection rather than an ultimate conclusion. This time long time editor Miriam Wallbaum presents you her reflections on the past years.
Bon Iver, aka musician Justin Vernon has already dappled in melancholic folk, experimental electronica, and artsy pop arrangements. Now, with his latest release 'i,i' he fuses pieces from the previous works to one impressive work of art. Time for NBHAP editor Miriam Wallbaum to reflect on the talented musician's legacy.
The composer and pianist Henrik Lindstrand – who is also part of legendary Danish indie rock band Kashmir – just released his new solo album 'Nattresan'. So, needless to say it's a good time for us to introduce the talented Dane to you.
A few weeks back, British house formation Hot Chip released their seventh studio album 'A Bath Full Of Ecstasy'. The record differs from their former works and is worth talking about - so we caught up with the band members Joe Goddard and Felix Martin.
As this week marks the tenth birthday of Karin Dreijers first solo debut as Fever Ray, we collected three memorable facts that changed in her life and music during this decade, defining her as one of the most adventurous and surprising artists of these times. If you haven't explored her music yet this is the right time to do so.