10 years after the release of Coldplay's most adventurous album, NBHAP writer Igor Franjic reflects on his relationship with the record and how it shaped him as a music listener (but also how the band lost him on the way).
There is sub-cultural life beyond gentrification as long as there are people who organize it. And these people delivered another wonderful festival in the heart of Berlin for the eighth time in a row. Here's why you sould have the Torstraßen Festival on your personal event map at your next trip to the restless city.
Noise music has experienced a small revival in the last couple of month with several bands and artists releasing records with similar characteristics in their soundscape. We talked to METZ lead singer Alex Edkins about these phenomenon, his personal affection to noise music and what it can do for oneself and for the audience.
On his ambitious new EP 'Die Luft, der Garten und das Meer' the acclaimed producer takes his understanding of techno music even further. But it took some time for him to actually get to this point. On NBHAP Stimming gives an exclusive insight into the creative process behind this new release.
In spite of being part of the so-called Cologne szene, Xul Zolar have always been, acted and sounded different. In an exclusive interview recorded in the band's rehearsal room, Xul Zolar talk with NBHAP editors Chris Hegholtz and Igor Franjić about how they overcame their inhibitions and created one of this year's finest debut albums, that is 'Fear Talk'.
Alex Turner and his band mates recently ended their four-year long hiatus with a pretty special sounding album. Despite the endeavours in easy listening territory their live show is still a pretty solid rock and roll affair. But that might just be a snapshot after all.