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Resistance

Stories of protest sounds, artists in resistance, and music as a tool to change the world.

On the Cultural Front: Tember Blanche Living and Recording in Wartime

More than a month after the beginning of the Russian invasion in Ukraine on February 24th, the strikes of the aggressor continue to devastate the country. To raise awareness and continue to support the country - financially and culturally - we update our "With Ukraine" playlist in collaboration with local artists. This time with folk duo Tember Blanche.

On the Cultural Front: Tik Tu On the War in Ukraine and the Role of Music

More than a month after the beginning of the Russian war on Ukraine on February 24th, the strikes of the aggressor continue to devastate the country. To raise awareness and continue to support the country - financially and culturally, we updated our playlist in collaboration with the Lesik Omodada, drummer and producer of the band Tik Tu.

The Time Before The Crash: MØ On “Motordrome” And Regaining Her Voice

After a hiatus of a few years, the Danish singer Karen Marie Ørsted aka MØ stepped back into the recording studio and on stage. On her freshly released third LP "Motodrome" she reflects on dramatic experiences and low points but finds the sweet spot between sadness and hope. NBHAP author Dan Cromb caught up with the artist to find out more about the writing process of the record.

Light At The End Of The Tunnel: Trentemøller Gives His Gloomy Trademark Sound A Hopeful Twist On “Memoria”

After almost two decades in the scene, long lasting Danish multi-instrumentalist Anders Trentemøller returns with his sixth studio album that feels like a refreshing take on the music we've fell in love with many years ago. NBHAP head Norman once again encounters the beloved artist for an exchange about the new shoegaze-infected sound, recording during the pandemic and whatever is next for the man whose music is way too complex to being put into the 'gloomy goth' category.

Between Monologue and Polylog: In Dialogue With Yousef Kekhia

The Berlin-based musician Yousef Kekhia just released his sophomore record "Polylog". It follows the introspective "Monologue" but turns its gaze outwards. Influenced by conversations, encounters, and exchange the record is a fluid piece of music opening doors and asking questions. We met the artist to speak about his music and he curated a "Beyond Borders" playlist update with his personal favorites from the contemporary Arab music scene.

“Humor Is The Last Thing You Want to Lose”: Gardening With Feng Suave

The indie pop Duo Feng Suave are back in town. Following the release of their EP "So Much For Gardening" we took the musicians by their word and set out to green the city. To go along with the hard gardening work, Daniel Schoemaker and Daniel De Jong also curated a new update of the NBHAP Daydreaming Delight Playlist with their sunny and meditative favorites.

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