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Norman Fleischer

Born and musically socialized in the 80s. Music Nerd & Pop Lover. Idealistic mind trapped in a pragmatic brain. Attempting to change society in baby steps. Dreamer. Digital addictive. Dedicated music professional. Follow Norman on Twitter

Latest articles by Norman

James Blake - 2014

100 Must Listen Songs Of The 2010s: Numbers #100 – #76

As this decade is approaching its end it is time for a little reflection on all the great music we experienced over the course of it. Of course, this is NOT an ultimate and universal Top 100 list. It simply can't be but these are the songs you should definitely give a spin before the decade is over. The first 25 tracks include Frank Ocean, Flying Lotus, David Bowie, Vampire Weekend, Lorde, The Weeknd, FKA Twigs and more.
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Follow Your Inner Voice: Kraków Loves Adana Enter Their Next Chapter

After over a decade in the German indie scene the beloved duo is heading for new territory by signing to acclaimed US label Italians Do It Better. It's rather a logical next step than a total surprise if you dare to look closer at the band's career so far. Time for us to catch up with singer Deniz Çiçek in Hamburg to talk about all these things.
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The Joy Of Joint Forces: Why Amanda Palmer Puts Community First

How to run a successful career in music without relying on traditional label and promotional structures? It feels like a key question for artists these days and the answer is as simple as it is obvious: Just take care of each other and do it the Amanda Palmer way. We met the charismatic songwriter and pioneer for community-based funding for an inspiring talk that went way beyond this initial question.
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Dance Against Despair: The Euphoric Return Of Friendly Fires

The indie-pop trio spent most of this decade trying to get back together as friends and musicians and now return just in time for a world that could really need more love and positivity. The story of the long way back to their third LP "Inflorescent" is a relatable reminder that some things just need a bit longer.
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Groenland Records: Fine Sträter, Mareike Hettler and Lenz Hein

Label In Focus: German Indie Institution Groenland Records Turns 20

Born out of pure necessity the small German record label grew to become a steady force in the music scene over the past two decades. Thanks to their passion and special philosophy Groenland Records have become a constant in a changing musical environment and NBHAP head Norman took the big anniversary as fitting chance to catch up with the label and some of its most acclaimed artists.
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