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How to see the positive in a global crisis? In the wake of the Covid-pandemic many people found themselves re-evaluating their lives and goals. Gloomy Norwegian indie-folk artist Tuvaband wrote an entire record around that feeling of new beginnings and comforting power of change, resulting in a first musical highlight of the year 2023. In conversation with NBHAP’s Norman Fleischer the Norwegian shares a few more insights on her fascinating new album.
With a hunger for creative adventure this new band steps out of all the white noise of young groups that are emerging in the digital age. On their debut EP “Reality Cravings” the group faces the rough reality of our times with subtle musical beauty and we think you should discover it immediately.
There’s a new up and coming star in the skies of Berlin’s DIY underground scene. On “Just Fantasy” Lover Buffet reflects on emotional breakdowns and hope in times of despair with an old Yamaha synth playing a crucial part in all of this. Get to know them right here.
After almost twenty years in the scene gloomy British post-punkers Editors aren't done yet evolving. With a recently introduced sixth band member their freshly released seventh album takes a surprising turn towards the dancefloor without losing the band's musical appeal. It's a thin line but they manage to dance on it. Longtime band supporter Norman Fleischer spoke with drummer Ed Lay a few days before the band started their European tour.
There is life beyond all the doom and gloom. And it’s yours. In a perfectly time release stunt, British guitar icons Foals reinvent themselves by stripping down their worn-out formula and release a life-embracing record that celebrates moments of dance and togetherness, following the two-year long pandemic break. It’s the right sound for much needed moments of relief and also the start of a new chapter for the band who’s now a trio. NBHAP’s Norman Fleischer met with the group at their recent tour stop in Berlin.
After six years without a new full-length, British indie rock heroes Bloc Party resurface with a record that is both – acknowledgment of their own past and beginning of a new era. But does their furious sound still have a place in this world and can reconnect with old and potential new fans? Departing NBHAP head Norman Fleischer is a die-hard fan of the group and spoke with mastermind Kele Okereke about the difficult path to make “Alpha Games” happen in the first place.
Almost ten years after joining NBHAP during its early days, blog veteran Norman Fleischer decided to step down from his leading position, making room for a new team and a new vision of your favourite music media. This is a personal reflection on the changes the project and the music industry went through during the past decade and a friendly invitation to embrace whatever happens next.
With their impending second studio album ‘TILT’ Australian dance sensation Confidence Man aim even higher as if they want to reunite the entire planet via the power of joint dancing. Needless to say, they hit a soft spot with NBHAP head Norman here. To celebrate the release and a shared love for retro-infused dance tunes he phoned up one of the group’s masterminds for more insights as well as a few proper tunes.