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.
Following her start in the major label sector the distinctive singer now lives in her own creative world and has just dropped new single 'X-Lover'. The song joins other exciting new tunes from Hello Ocean, Me Not You, Avalanche Party, HMLTD and Sailing Stones in our favourite spot for new music.
The band from Austin, Texas delivers a complex and captivating piece of independent rock with their latest single "Too Fast". Check it out in our newcomer playlist along with other fresh additions from Jolly Goods, Stevan, Jo Goes Hunting, Veyls Mâneyr and more.
Here is a little glimmer of hope for all of those in Berlin who do not get excited over pumping techno beats. In the middle of the capital of electronic music and techno parties, the Synästhesie festival creates an island of refuge for the ones among you who prefer to get their eardrums bashed by a crashing guitar riff rather than a core-shaking DJ set.
Here is another one of Switzerland’s freshest musical exports; MAREY. The alternative pop/trip-hop duo consists of the two musicians Maryam Hammad and Aurèle Louis who have been making music together since 2016. Completely independent they released 'Save Animals Eat People', a rich album full of quiet melancholia, which starts on a positive note buts gets darker and darker towards the end.
Another Norwegian talent from Bergen is here to conquer the world of pop and her latest single "Cotton Candy" is a great door opener. Further additions to our playlist include Malka, Lodet, Bleu Roi, PLAZA, and many other great new talent you should give a spin.
We met up with the Danish two-piece ahead of their performance at this year's Reeperbahn Festival and learned that GENTS is about much more than retro pop. With their new album "Human Connection", these folks found their very own pace and are obliged to encourage it in others.
70s style glam, retro synthesizers, and noir-vibes of old movies set in the abysses of a metropolis - do I need to say more?! Here is Arya Zappa's new single 'Cut Grass' exclusively on NBHAP. It is a hauntingly beautiful affair balancing goosebump-evoking creepiness and musical finesse.