Like a guiding voice in the fog, Leipzig-based newcomer Pony Pracht delivers a short yet impressive artistic statement on her freshly released debut EP "Lomb". Time to take a closer look at this promising new artist, her vision, and the musical cosmos of the "ponyphone".
One of the most promising songwriters off the Canadian soil, Andy Shauf returns these days with “Norm”, a meticulously crafted interlay of stories revolving around the central, eponymous figure. NBHAP editor Andreas sat down with the artist to talk about the record, discussing the craft of storytelling as such, and the lack of imagination that characterises present-day folk music.
The Catalan-Irish singer Núria Graham releases her fifth record "Cyclamen". It symbolizes a departure from the previous sound and tells intertwining stories of various characters. We met the artist to chat about the hidden treasures in (more or less) every song.
In its familiar format CTM, the well-established festival for club culture returned this year. Some of Berlin's finest sound systems, including the ones at Berghain, RSO, and HAU2, have once again been selected to host electronic and experimental music acts from around the world. Anna Grubauer reflects on a week of inspiration, surprises, and lack of sleep.
What started as a pandemic project turned out to be the manifestation of lifelong dreams. Singer Aka Kelzz explores self-expression, honesty, and safety in the community in their 2022 release "The Drama Series". In this week's Introducing feature, the artist talks about the process of finding out what they wanted.
Returning after a five-year hiatus, Welsh singer-songwriter Benji Tranter emerges with a debut that offers lush lo-fi bedroom folk vibes, paired with a raw originality and jolts of good-humoured sparks. Discover his "Songs To Make You Happy" right here, along with a fresh update of our weekly "Introducing" playlist, featuring other folk gems from the likes of Billie Marten, Eleni Drake, Maple Glider and some more.
After two EPs the Stockholm-based Australian singer-songwriter released his debut album "Bloom Mountain" earlier this month and though it cannot warm your cold feet, chances are good it will warm your soul. So pack your hiking boots and join NBHAP author Lilly on a trip to "Bloom Mountain" – there are some treasures to be found.