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Here we offer you anything that transgresses the musical realm: Insides from the industry, cultural reflection pieces and the manifold ties of our favourite passion to everything from the art space.

#CancelSpotify: What The Neil Young Controversy Might Tell Us About The Future Of Streaming Giants

Following a public ultimatum which challenged the co-presence of disputed podcaster Joe Rogan on the Spotify platform, folk legend Neil Young has left the streaming service, along with a notable solidarity fraction, among them Joni Mitchell and others. While this may seem like a pure moral gesture, the dispute actually reveals more about the defects of the streaming business at large. Time for a personal reflection by NBHAP editor Andreas.
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Label In Focus: The Borderless World Of Japan’s FLAU

Based in Japan but with fans and artists from all over, FLAU finds and releases music from artists who craft their own special worlds. NBHAP editor Austin caught up with some of the label's protagonists to shed some light on their work by talking to label boss Yasuhiko Fukuzono as well as artists Rayons, Machinone, Sparrows and Rima Kato.