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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.

Late Night Talks: Lucy Kruger On Sonic Witchery And Summertime Sadness

The middle of the night is a mystical time. It is somehow not really yesterday, not today anymore, and not tomorrow yet. In this vacuum, the way we view the world often changes to a more somber philosophical look on things. To break out of the dullness of press appointments, the singer Lucy Kruger opened up her home to NBHAP editor Liv Toerkell in our second segment of Late Night Talks.
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‘Just Sit And Breathe And Watch’: Novaa On Facing A Blank Page In Times Of Covid-19

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.
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Getting Lost In Translation with ACUA: A Tour Diary

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.
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Late Night Talks: Leaving Things In The Dark With Niklas Paschburg

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.
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“Each Song Is A Kind Of Colour”: UK Newcomers Sorry On Experiencing The Visual Side Of Sound

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.
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