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What’s the intention behind the music? Our ‘Stories’ section brings you interviews, features, personal opinions and columns about your favourite passion in the world.

Kate Tempest Live In Cologne: Everyone’s Connected, Right?

Earlier this year, we interviewed Kate Tempest about her new album ‘The Book of Traps and Lessons’, poetry, and her optimism in a world that feels all too dystopian sometimes. Now, that the album is out and the tour in full swing, we took a closer look at the performance and stagecraft of an artists who invokes a delicate balance between connectivity and introspection.
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Leaving Meaning But Not The Music Industry: Why Michael Gira’s SWANS Are Not Dead

The two faces of swans; pretty on the outside but cruelly aggressive on the inside. Taking the ambiguity to another level is the band with the same name. What started in the 80s as one of the most notorious metal bands, grew wings and flew off to dark folk-inspired grounds. For the release of the band's 15th LP, NBHAP editor Liv Toerkell sat down with front man Michael Gira to speak about his work.
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Follow Your Inner Voice: Kraków Loves Adana Enter Their Next Chapter

After over a decade in the German indie scene the beloved duo is heading for new territory by signing to acclaimed US label Italians Do It Better. It's rather a logical next step than a total surprise if you dare to look closer at the band's career so far. Time for us to catch up with singer Deniz Çiçek in Hamburg to talk about all these things.
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Underdogs Of Berlin: Garage Rockers Gurr On Their Music And Hometown

Berlin is an inspirational Mekka for many pursuing a creative line of work. Yet, regarding the local garage and punk scene the ground could be richer. Nevertheless, female power band, Gurr chose Berlin as their home base. The Duo gained international acclaim with their independently produced debut record In My Head and after extensive festival hopping and touring Laura Lee and Andreya Casablanca returned to Berlin.
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