Long gone are the days of "Call Me Maybe"! Over the past decade the Canadian artist emancipated herself from being 'just another girl in pop music' although her sound is still unapologetically pop. These days, Carly Rae Jepsen continues to walk her path in determined fashion and NBHAP author Louisa Zimmer took her recent Berlin show as a fitting opportunity to meet up with her.
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.
The German composer Niklas Paschburg takes us on a journey to a place where the sun never shines, into the blue, with his latest album 'Svalbard'. NBHAP editor Liv Toerkell sat down with the artist in the middle of the night to dive beyond the surface of the art. Enjoy the first edition of our new "Late Night Talks" series.
Ahead of the forthcoming release of their debut '925', we met up with Sorry's Asha Lorenz. The band's lead opened up on the random nature of songwriting, how each track on the album is rooted in another emotion and elaborated on the means of painting a picture with music. Well, we did not quite manage to match a colour to the individual songs, but it nevertheless brightened up our understanding of the act.
Following the release of their critically acclaimed sophomore LP 'Every Bad', we sat down with Porridge Radio. Lead singer and band founder, Dana Margolin gives us a little insight into the inspirations of the record, existential thoughts and her unique vocal style.
The people behind Norway's Brakkesyke responded to Covid-19's wave of concert cancellations with a 'virtual music festival', with new shows every day. We spoke to them about finding ways to cope with the current industrial crisis.
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.
Within the indie rock scene, (Sandy) Alex G definitely counts as one of the most loved and hyped songwriters right now. NBHAP author Louisa had the chance to meet the Philadelphia-based artist in front of his sold-out Berlin show.
NBHAP editor Austin Maloney took a trip to Oslo to see the shows and interview some of the best up-and-coming artists from the line-up of by:Larm 2020, including Athletic Progression, Das Body, Jockstrap, Spring & I and Porto Geese.
Last year's sparkling and sprawling All Mirrors marked yet another giant leap for Angel Olsen towards indie stardom. A place where she belongs but that can also come with a very dangerous environment. Turns out: Olsen can teach us all a thing or two about how to ruthlessly reflect. How to take a look in the mirror – and what to make of the many illusions and delusions that come with it.