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What’s the intention behind the music? Our ‘Stories’ section brings you interviews, features, personal opinions and columns about your favourite passion in the world.

Late Night Talks: Leaving Things In The Dark With Niklas Paschburg

The German composer Niklas Paschburg takes us on a journey to a place where the sun never shines, into the blue, with his latest album 'Svalbard'. NBHAP editor Liv Toerkell sat down with the artist in the middle of the night to dive beyond the surface of the art. Enjoy the first edition of our new "Late Night Talks" series.
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“Each Song Is A Kind Of Colour”: UK Newcomers Sorry On Experiencing The Visual Side Of Sound

Ahead of the forthcoming release of their debut '925', we met up with Sorry's Asha Lorenz. The band's lead opened up on the random nature of songwriting, how each track on the album is rooted in another emotion and elaborated on the means of painting a picture with music. Well, we did not quite manage to match a colour to the individual songs, but it nevertheless brightened up our understanding of the act.
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What’s So Wrong With The Light? A Picture Puzzle Of Angel Olsen

Last year's sparkling and sprawling All Mirrors marked yet another giant leap for Angel Olsen towards indie stardom. A place where she belongs but that can also come with a very dangerous environment. Turns out: Olsen can teach us all a thing or two about how to ruthlessly reflect. How to take a look in the mirror – and what to make of the many illusions and delusions that come with it.
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It’s All About The Dynamics: John Tejada And Reggie Watts Return With Second Wajatta Album

At first this joint venture by the Austrian-born American electronic producer and the entertaining band leader from James Corden's late night show feels as unlikely as it sounds on paper but creative chemistry follows its own rules. Two years after their joint debut album Mr. Tejada and Mr. Watts are back for more with the grooving follow-up "Don't Let Get You Down". Time for you to get to know these two gentlemen a bit better.
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