The indie pop Duo Feng Suave are back in town. Following the release of their EP "So Much For Gardening" we took the musicians by their word and set out to green the city. To go along with the hard gardening work, Daniel Schoemaker and Daniel De Jong also curated a new update of the NBHAP Daydreaming Delight Playlist with their sunny and meditative favorites.
In a few days, Danish indie-darlings Efterklang will release their beautiful new album "Windflowers". A record which brings the three band members back to their musical roots. Nine lovely and emotional songs take the listener on a journey to the essential things in life. NBHAP author Miriam met up with the two bandmembers Casper and Mads to have a pleasant chat about the creation of their newest work.
Although the Covid-pandemic is still sensible in many aspects of our life Hamburg’s iconic Reeperbahn Festival showed that the world is recovering but still got a long way to go. However, the problems NBHAP head Norman faced during his comeback at the event go way deeper and left him with mixed feelings.
Contemporary folk music would most likely not be the same without José González in it. The iconic Swedish indie folk artist who has brought us a number of subtle, yet eclectic albums and who is now returning with his fourth solo work to date: Local Valley. A sonic landscape José was happy to discuss with NBHAP author Annett Bonkowski in a recent chat.
There was a lot of back and forth going on until two weeks before the scheduled date the good news came along: the German Maifeld Derby festival will take place at the first September weekend. NBHAP author Miriam took the spontaneous chance to visit her first festival in two years and to find out – together with some artists – how a festival in times of an ongoing pandemic would feel like.
It's been a long old time, and a lot of us spent it wondering when our next festival would be. So what was it like when they actually returned? NBHAP author Austin Maloney tagged along with early returner Pop-Kultur Berlin to try and figure out what a festival can be in the post-pandemic age.
The dreamy soundscape and abundance of beaming, warm and enriching colours of Villagers’ latest remarkable work "Fever Dreams" might just be the perfect playground to start an extraordinary adventure set in an intermediate world created by Conor J. O’Brien. NBHAP author Annett Bonkowski talked to the renowned Irish songwriter about dreamlike sensations, nuanced discussions and the ties that bind us all.
This August, beloved London-based neo-soul project Jungle returned with their third full-length "Loving in Stereo". A record which makes us dream about better times and celebrate the great moments life has to offer. NBHAP author Miriam used the occasion to talk to one band member - Tom McFarland - about the new album and the current state of the beloved band in general.
The British singer-songwriter has come a long way to arrive at his long-awaited debut record, just released earlier this month. NBHAP author Andreas took the opportunity to chat with one of our highlighted newcomers of 2021 about the roads leading up to the album and how to come out of dark times more hopeful and resilient than before.
After almost a decade away from the day job, and an adventure in art-rock band Exploded View, Annika Henderson makes her grand return as Anika with "Change", a record that spreads her musical wings and takes her sound into new dimensions. NBHAP author Austin Maloney met her to find out more.