The unconventional artist Nuha Ruby Ra releases her second EP "Machine Like Me". A sonic experiment at its core, the music is driven by playfulness as well as the aim to deconstruct musical boundaries. We spoke to Nuha about the ideas behind the record and its making.
Tor-Arne and Lasse have left, but frontwoman Hayley Shea is keeping the show on the road with Norway's prowling pop punks reinvented as a musical collective. We caught up with her to chat change and the new EP "AWAKE/ASLEEP".
On her fifth album to date, the Norwegian pop artist is breaking the silence on a past toxic relationship, confronting her fears and channelling her damages to open up to a state of freedom and love, ultimately. We sat down with the musician to let her tell the liberating story.
Artists seek inspiration in every human experience. French producer, Thylacine, is no different traveling far and wide to find it. Giving sound to geographical locations from the polar ice caps of Norway, to the troglodyte caves of Anatolia, he shares his amazement of music traditions and combines authentic sounds with immersive visuals.
One of the most promising songwriters off the Canadian soil, Andy Shauf returns these days with “Norm”, a meticulously crafted interlay of stories revolving around the central, eponymous figure. NBHAP editor Andreas sat down with the artist to talk about the record, discussing the craft of storytelling as such, and the lack of imagination that characterises present-day folk music.
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.
The music of Pip Millett speaks for itself. On her latest record, "When Everything Is Better, I'll Let You Know" the artist sings of setting boundaries, so many emotions, and putting oneself first. In an interview, Pip shares her thoughts on expressing vulnerability, and the process of growth.
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.