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Ahead

We’re constantly having our eyes on the future of music, look for exciting new talents and those artists and songs that might change your life. NBHAP’s ‘Ahead’ category is the place for first movers, musical explorers and those of you who’d like to discover new sounds before all your cool friends.

Listen AHEAD Playlist Update: Jono McCleery

The charismatic songwriter delivers a smooth piece of laidback bliss on his latest single "Follow". Catch it now in our newcomer playlist along with fresh material from Spunsugar, Pls Pls Me, Aalok Bala, Lupin and other new talents.
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Listen AHEAD Playlist Update: SOFIA

The Norwegian artist returns with a lovely new single called "Where To Go" and you can catch it now in our newcomer playlist along with tracks from Liam Thomas, Pillow Queens, We Will Kaleid, The Holy, Pixey and more. NBHAP author Austin Maloney took the time to catch up with the beloved artist.
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Listen AHEAD Playlist Update: Francis Of Delirium

The Luxembourg-based duo delivers a powerful call for equality on their latest single and we got it waiting for you in our newcomer playlist today along with great new music from Henry Hall, Body Double, Eades, Marie Noreger, Julia Logan and other exciting artists.
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Turning Traumatic Events Into Music: Tobias Preisig and Lukasz Polowcyk Reflect on Seeing 9/11 Up Close

Today is the eleventh of September – a date engrained in most of the people’s memories. 9/11 lies almost twenty years in the past now, yet many remain scarred by the horrific incident that shook the very foundations of New York City. A city crumbling to pieces right in front of your eyes is a sight you won’t forget for the rest of your life. The musicians Tobias Preisig and Lukasz Polowczyk both witnessed the Twin Towers collapse – an experience that reflects into the music of the new project Aint About Me.
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Reeperbahn Festival 2020 Is Happening … But How?

Our beloved annual gathering in Hamburg takes place from September 16th to the 19th. That is as much of a news in this extraordinary year as it is reason for doubts, questions, anxiety and maybe also a little euphoria. The RBF 2020 is an experiment that is for sure. And it won't be comparable to anything we've come to love about this event over the years. So where are the gains in this?
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Listen AHEAD Playlist Update: Better Person

Berlin's underground pop sensation is finally readying his debut album and we got the lovely title-track waiting for you in our newcomer playlist today along with new music from Tiflis Transit, Temple In Man, Hannah's Little Sister, ViVii and other artists you should have on your radar.
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