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In Conversation

Find an overview of all interviews NOTHING BUT HOPE AND PASSION has done with bands, artists and more right here.

New Beginnings And New Orders: Tuvaband On The Hopeful Tale Of Her Fourth Album

How to see the positive in a global crisis? In the wake of the Covid-pandemic many people found themselves re-evaluating their lives and goals. Gloomy Norwegian indie-folk artist Tuvaband wrote an entire record around that feeling of new beginnings and comforting power of change, resulting in a first musical highlight of the year 2023. In conversation with NBHAP’s Norman Fleischer the Norwegian shares a few more insights on her fascinating new album.

“Let Everything Come Out”: Breaking Free With WILDES On Her Stunning Debut

There is a new indie-folk prodigy in town you should all know about. Hailing from London, Ella Walker, alias WILDES, has just released her breathtaking debut “Other Words Fail Me”, which channels the severe progress from tormenting heartbreak towards personal liberation. NBHAP editor Andreas zoomed up the artist for an extensive chat about all of that.

When Your Songs Feel Like Covers: Lucy Dacus In Conversation

The singer and storyteller Lucy Dacus released her personal record "Home Video" last year, followed by the singles "Kissing Lessons" and the Carole King cover "It's Too Late". This year, we have spoken to the artist about her intimate music and writing songs about happiness.

“A Quartet of Quartets”: Cellist Peter Gregson on Creativity and Classical Music

"Quartets 3+4" is an ode to the beauty of the string quartet. Placed in a contemporary context, Peter Gregson balances electronics with the traditional richness of the quartet. In doing so, he questions how we perceive and compose classical music in the 21st century. Elana Shapiro sits down with Gregson to discuss the Quartets album project, his experience of composing for film and more broadly, the past few years of his career.

A Heart Full of Joy: Ezra Collective Drummer Femi Koleoso in Conversation

The Londoner five-piece Ezra Collective released their exuberant new record "Where I'm Meant To Be" via Partisan Records in November. It follows their debut record "You Can't Steal My Joy". We caught up with the band's drummer Femi Koleoso to talk about the role that joy plays in his life, the Londoner music community, and the similarities between jazz and boxing.

Regaining Vulnerability: Son Little on “Like Neptune” and Putting Down the Burden

Emotions run deep in Son Little's music. The Philadelphia-born singer and songwriter, Aaron Livingston, recently released the bluesy, retro-soul-inspired Like Neptune. His new record emerged out of an intense and difficult time. We caught the artist in an extended Zoom interview to talk about personal growth, change, and reclaimed vulnerability. TW: sexual abuse