Creepy fantasies are not romance, reactionary clichés are not nostalgia and being obsessed with someone's physical appearance is not love: We need to boycott misogyny and sexism, this time found in the lyrics of a widely acclaimed band. NBHAP editor Jessi Schmitte shares her personal thoughts on the questionable messages of the beloved dream pop band.
As this decade is approaching its end it is time for a little reflection on all the great music we experienced over the course of it. Of course, this is NOT an ultimate and universal Top 100 list. It simply can't be but these are the songs you should definitely give a spin before the decade is over. The next 25 tracks in our list include Daughter, Kendrick Lamar, Editors, Blood Orange, Metronomy and more.
After over two decades in the European music festival scene Melt! appears to be at a crossroad between the past and the future. NBHAP head Norman attended the event for the first time in nine years, finding both - new ideas and familiar feelings. Here's his personal review of the 2018 event.
The beloved open air event in Germany delivers yet another outstanding line-up including The xx, Florence + The Machine, Fever Ray, Jon Hopkins, Tune-Yards, Tyler, The Creator, Cigarettes After Sex, Little Dragon and many more. Time to raise excitement with a really special mixtape.
It's recap time, everybody! While 2017 hasn't been the best year for many aspects of our daily life, the level of high quality musical output remained a satisfying one. So, without further ado, please enjoy our ultimate 'Despacito'-free ranking of this year's best tunes.