Despite all popular belief, the idea of folk music is still very much alive, constantly reimagined and shaped anew by artists from every corner of the globe. In honour of the grandmaster’s 80th jubilee, NBHAP author Andreas would like to dedicate the second edition of this ongoing column to the iconic figure of Bob Dylan and the heritage the American folk poet has left us with.
Duncan Lloyd has been a driving force behind beloved British indie rockers Maximo Park for almost two decades now and their freshly released seventh album "Nature Always Wins" is another testament of that. When it comes to his own personal influences the musician shares a lot of love for this 1965 classic from the one and only Bob Dylan. We invited him to write about the record.
Mid-February. A cold and rainy night in Cologne. Shelter Boy has embarked on his first proper tour since becoming a solo artist in 2018. Time for us to chat with the rising German dream pop boy Simon Graupner who once started out as a guitarist for Still Trees. Now, with his second EP "Rock’n’Roll Saved My Childhood (lel)" out, Shelter Boy's music is dedicated to Graupner's inner most.