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.
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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.
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.
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.
For the 36h time one of Germany's most established music festival opened its gates to deliver exquisite musical picks within this quite unique family-friendly atmosphere. It was the first time for NBHAP editor Norman Fleischer who found it surprisingly tricky to fit in.
Now, that X clearly marked the spot. In August 2009 a record arrived that is already considered a modern masterpiece. Only now we realize how much it influenced one generation on multiple levels. Time for a reflective walk down memory lane.
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. NBHAP head Norman makes the start.
From August 23 to 25, one of Germany's best kept festival secrets opens its doors for the fifth time. However, this is not just your usual get together of inspiring independent musicians but a passionate project that structurally helps in a region where politics partly already surrendered. And we think you should all know about this.
From August 8 to August 10 one of Europe's finest spots for great live music opens its gates once again and we're not only giving you a few tips from the magnificent line-up but also give you the chance to join us along the ride.
After critically acclaimed instrumental releases producer Scott Hansen is opening a new chapter for his project. What might feel strange at the beginning is actually the next logical step in his restless artistic adventure. We caught up with the Californian artist.
Iconic from the artwork to its content - four years after its release the debut album by the iconic Mancunian post-punkers remains as timeless as it stays relevant. If you haven't discovered it yet, please don't hesitate to do it.