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.
At first this joint venture by the Austrian-born American electronic producer and the entertaining band leader from James Corden's late night show feels as unlikely as it sounds on paper but creative chemistry follows its own rules. Two years after their joint debut album Mr. Tejada and Mr. Watts are back for more with the grooving follow-up "Don't Let Get You Down". Time for you to get to know these two gentlemen a bit better.
The past few years have not exactly been easy for Caribou’s Dan Snaith. Despite piling up hundreds of song ideas and working tirelessly on his new album 'Suddenly', personal challenges and unexpected turns shaped the musical outcome to a large degree. An album that has been inspired by a very personal view on life more than anything forcing Snaith to step out of his own fears and taking on new roles. NBHAP editor Annett Bonkowski caught up with the acclaimed artist.
Behind every great musician, there are a thousand records that inspired them - in Suzan Köcher's case five thousand. We met the singer and her bandmate Julian Müller in Berlin to find out more about the albums and bands that inspired the making off the latest record 'Suprafon'.
The Berlin-based musicians Jan Wagner and Tobias Preisig took their classical, ambient compositions to another level. In collaboration with the Spatial Media Lab and Zeiss Planetarium, they created a three-dimensional space for music in a very special first edition of SPHEREA. Our editor Liv attended the event and talked with the artists and we're also exclusively debuting a brand new piece from Mr. Wagner.