If this year had anything in stock, it was the amount of tremendous records to comfort us in times we needed it the most. But life's too short for yet another best-of ranking, so the NBHAP staff compiled their most precious albums by regarding them under three vital aspects: What was new, what was surprising and what left the most impact? Dive into these LP diamonds right here.
Ever wondered what your favourite artists were listening to this year? Well, we were and decided to catch up with the acts we interviewed this year and asked them about their 2022 highlights. Make sure you check out the recommended records and tunes and, if you like, revisit our feature stories with the artists.
Every Friday music fans are faced with the same burning question: What to listen to from the sheer endless sea of new albums, EPs and other releases? Don't worry, the people of NBHAP are here to help you with that. Our very own release roundup gives you a quick overview on the music that matters the most this week.
We’ve had our eyes on this dream pop duo from day one, so it goes without saying that “I’m Not Sorry, I Was Just Being Me” deserved our special attention. NBHAP editor Andreas met up with the Craig Whittle and Hannah Merrick ahead of the debut LP release and got down to the inner workings of the record for you to read right here.
After introducing you to some of 2021's most promising new artists a while ago, we went one step further and brought some of those artists together in a virtual room to discuss what it feels like having a career in the music industry right now with ... well, everything's that's going on. The third edition of our little interview series connects Berlin's Sultans Court with King Hannah from Liverpool. Feel kindly invited to discover them right here.
New year, same crisis? Well, not when it comes to new musical talent. We're still amazed by the countless wonderful newcomers that find their way into our inboxes on a regular basis. There are many great new artists out there waiting to be discovered and today the writers of NBHAP would like to share ten personal highlights with you, which we'll be keeping on our radars over the next twelve months.
What a freakin' year this has been! This sentence might be more true than at any moment in the past years. The Corona pandemic had a massive impact on pretty much all of our lives, the music industry and quite possibly also the rest of society. In the absence of live music events the songs and records that were released remained an anchor and provided much needed comfort in a difficult time. These are our fifty favourite tracks from this rollercoaster ride called 2020.