A body with symptoms of Long Covid, the incompleteness and uncertainty of recovery, the acceptance of the state of the body as a changed one. The Kenyan producer and sound artist Nyokabi Kariũki releases her debut LP "FEELING BODY" on which she dissects the relationship to her body changed by the effects of illness through electronic experimentation, spoken word whispers and field recordings.
On his recent record “Folded Landscapes”, Scottish composer Erland Cooper moves through time, climate change and human existence by means of vast, orchestral landscapes, created under extreme circumstances. We took the chance to chat up the musician to discuss his aesthetic principles and the conditions that governed the musical creations.
Dreamy nostalgia permeates The Haunted Youth’s debut album, transporting a mystical dimension where pain and relief are two sides of the same coin. After a remarkable year of touring and skyrocketing numbers on the lead single "Teen Rebel", the band’s frontman Joachim Liebens sits down with NBHAP author Giulia Leonarduzzi at Cologne's c/o pop Festival.
Combining lush acoustic soundscapes with a spacious realm to immerse in, Mike Barret and Phil Swan of the new-found project Awkward Branches have just surfaced with their debut EP. Discover the sound of it along with their curated selection of influential gems.
Blending a quest for belonging and a theatrical play with identity and multiple personas, the first full-length of London-based indie folk artist is one of the most promising folk debuts this year. In light of a fresh update of our continuing folk series, NBHAP editor Andreas took the time to chat up the artist for an in-depth discussion of the record.
A Song For You is a Berlin-based choir project that unites more than fifty singers. Centering BIPoC voices, the choir provides a space for connecting and exploring the joys of communal singing. Anna Grubauer met Noah Slee, who is part of the founding team, and choreographer Stephanie Ilova for a chat in Berlin after their sold out debut show "The Matriarch".
On May 6th, X-S takes place at Berlin's Marie Antoinette and Fitzroy. With the aim of reducing barriers, the party and panel talk focus on accessibility and visibility for disabled and neurodiverse communities. We spoke to Stella Spoon, who is part of the organizing team, about ableism in nightlife and strategies to make club culture safer and more accessible for people with disabilities and its intersections.
Baby Rose has a voice to remember. Her deep contralto timber gives her music a unique sound and her vocals merge effortlessly with the soulful instrumentation. Making room for all the emotions on her new record "Through and Through", the artist walks us through the process and the feelings behind it.