Over the past years Lea Porcelain have become a constant musical force and personal favourite of NBHAP and with their recently released second album "Choirs To Heaven" they underline their status as one of Germany's most exciting musical exports. But what's so special about their music? NBHAP author and longtime fan of the duo, Natálie Zehnalova, went to explore the essence of the two musicians in their spiritual home in Berlin.
Waiting to enter breakout sessions instead of standing in the queue at the bar is the new reality of festivals at the moment. NOTHING BUT HOPE AND PASSION editor Natálie Zehnalová attended the virtual version of the beloved Eurosonic Noorderslag Conference and Showcase. Here is a little tour through the obstacles and opportunities of online events.
The musician and producer Ai Fen released her debut "postforever" early last year before the pandemic hit. Playing with the concepts of time and bending the boundaries of contemporary production, the record is urgently modern. Now the artist teamed up with several other producers for take it a step further: "post postforever" is a record full of experiments, surprises, and questions. NBHAP author Natálie Zehnalová takes a closer look at it.
Where brutalist architecture meets post-Soviet rock and punk; our editor Natálie Zehnalová investigated the music scene in Belarus. Between battling censorship of the authoritarian president and finding inspiration in the unique city scapes, the bands she introduces are full of surprises.
The second album by the British icons actually marked the starting point of their gloomy path towards goth rock leading figures and four decades later it still captivates the listener. NBHAP author Natálie Zehnalová revisited the classic record once again and kindly invites you all to follow her on this journey into darkness.
Experience the time-honoured Berlin institution in a way you never experienced it before. On February 7 and 8, 2020 the Strom Festival debuts with a unique audiovisual extravaganza. Time to get you all hyped up while we're also giving away free tickets for the event.