What do music and fencing have in common? Both require discipline, knowing your tools, and well-trained placement of hits or notes. We are premiering "Fencing", the latest release by The Micronaut in collaboration with Olympic fencer Anne Sauer. Instead of an exchange of intense hits, the two engage in a friendly exchange of interview questions regarding their greatest passions; fencing and music.
Isolation is something we often seek to express ourselves creatively. But what happens to the creative mind when it is forced upon us? Beloved songwriter and producer Novaa shares her experience with having to face the blank page - musically and personally - in these uncertain times. After her acclaimed self-titled debut she now opens up about the struggles all of us are confronted with today and shares her advice on making the first brush stroke on the intimidating bare canvas.
How about a little trip to Japan? The German psychedelic rock band ACUA documented their early 2020 tour across the island and Korea. Here is an exclusive insight into what the band experienced on the road and something to soothe the pain of current travel restrictions.
After the release of his latest record 'Ricky Music', Aaron Maine aka Porches gives us a little insight into one of his favorite records. Written over the past two years it traces the artist's search for clarity in times of anger, joy and sadness. Over that period of time, Tirzah's record 'Devotion' was one that kept him constant company. So, in case you're not familiar with it yet here comes a personal recommendation.
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the German electropop duo and the upcoming release of their fourth release 'The Current', singer Eva Milner takes us on a personal journey all the way through the last decade of one of Germany's finest musical formations.
Ahead of her new album British songwriter had to face another even more important challenge in life. And while a situation like this might scare lots of people it actually encouraged her to take her art to a new level. Being an independent musician and a caring mother simultaneously can be posisble and right here Mara Simpson tells her personal story about that.
Friday is release day. But what to listen to from the sheer endless sea of new records? Don't worry, NBHAP's editors can help you with that. These are our Top 5 recommendations.
British singer/sonwriter Chris Ward and his alter ego Tropics continue to shape their adventurous idea of contemporary soul pop that takes traditional sounds and puts them into the hear and now. And that might also result in being inspired by a French movie soundtrack from the 1970s.