One of the most distinguished singer-songwriter sessions in Berlin, Kreuzberg’s ‘Space Sessions' is a noteworthy institution when it comes to making new voices of the city heard. NBHAP editor Andreas met up with founder James Michael Rodgers to discuss the beginnings of the format, the art of curation and its surrounding politics – also introducing the perspective of two notable newcomers of the scene, Thala and Mone.
After years of honing their sound, Lucas Cheung and Charise Aragoza, also known as Mother Tongues, come through with their complex debut “Love In A Vicious Way”. NBHAP editor Andreas caught up with the duo prior to the release and went deep into the intricate entanglements the record burrows through.
The singer and performer Sanni Est embodies the essence of artistic self-expression. Her boundary-breaking, multi-disciplinary album "Photophobia" explores themes like posthuman worlds, vocal expression and music beyond the Western binaries, and the possibilities of decolonized music-making.
After years of silence, Sivu returns to the scene with his third studio album inevitably flowing out of him. In an ode to creative freedom, he sat down with NBHAP author Giulia for an exclusive conversation on experimental songwriting, finding hope and on the lasting inspiration of family life.
The Swedish duo is one of the latest buzzing acts of the newcomer scene from Malmö and made a blasted return with their sophomore record this spring. NBHAP editor Andreas caught up with them for their Berlin appearance earlier in June to chat about passion for what they do, the process of evolving and essential priorities in the music business.
Debuting with a fascinating genre-bending record, Anglo-Irish musician Hugh Sheehan takes the listener by their hand and guides them through the exploration of queerness in all its nuances. NBHAP author Giulia Leonarduzzi had an in-depth talk about the debut album.
One of Germany's most essential showcase of upcoming acts and buzzing industry topics, the c/o pop celebrated a wild anniversary this year around the corners of Cologne Ehrenfeld. NBHAP author Anna Stich, a city local herself, roamed the festival spots to get an impression.
Hailing from Orange County and just releasing her long-awaited debut record, the US-American singer-songwriter has stepped out from a dark place into spaces of healing and progress. NBHAP editor Andreas chatted up the artist around the release of “Defamator” and talked about the origins of the songs, cathartic relief and the sweetness of revenge.