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.
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.
The Icelandic artist's new album didn't come easy, but out of the tumult came new beginnings and a record that made it all worthwhile. NBHAP author Austin Maloney caught up with the songwriter to learn more.
Following her debut release earlier this year, we caught up with Berlin-bred singer-songwriter Tara Nome Doyle. She took us on a journey all the way through the concept of her record, talked about personal growth and revealed what she finds most fascinating about experiencing music.
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.