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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: Annie Taylor

The Swiss rockers unleash a dirty rock and roll fever dream on their latest single "Telephone". Find it on top of our newcomer playlist along with must-listen recommendations by Beverly Moon, Alex St John, Kris Yute, Skullcruser and more promising artists.
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Support Your Local Festival: Alinæ Lumr Starts Crowdfunding Campaign For 2021

The current Corona crisis causes an existential economical struggle for many people working in the field of live music and this also affects some of our most loved summer events. The charming Alinæ Lumr is an old favourite of ours and following the cancellation of their 2020 edition, they call for your help to make next year's festival happen. Needless to say, we support this cause on all levels.
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Listen AHEAD Playlist Update: MIRÈLE

The talented Russian artist returns with her dreamy new lo-fi pop gem "Кто же Ты" and we got it for you as part of our newcomer playlist. Along with arrive fresh songs by Pottery, Human Love, Rosa Rendl, Girl Friday and other acts you should definitely know about.
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Listen AHEAD Playlist Update: Noble Oak

The uplifting "Derailed" is a joful teaser from the songwriter's new full-length and it's streaming right now in our newcomer playlist along with music by Freya Beer, Sinead O' Brien, bdrmm, River Into Lake and other precious treasures.
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Listen AHEAD Playlist Update: Joesef

His summerly track "The Sun Is Up Forever" is a fitting musical companion for the current spring season. Check it out in our playlist along with new music by Boniface, Nelson Kempf, Rozelle, KOKO and more talented newcomers.
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Listen AHEAD Playlist Update: April

The Irish artist is one to look out for. Catch her new single "What I'd Do For You" right now as well as a little Q&A our author Austin Maloney had with her. On top of it our newcomer playlist also gives you highly recommendable material from BLOXX, Martin Baltser, Alex Porat, Two People, Shaefri and more.
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Dancing With The Shadows: Introducing The Poetic Pop Of Oehl

With a serious touch of romantic singer-songwriter's art, met by an electronic and mellow charm, the Austrian-Icelandic duo Oehl is one of the most adventurous output German-speaking pop has to offer right now. NBHAP author Andreas met up with the two masterminds behind the project to talk about sources for their lyrical output, the art of borrowing and why they do not want to write songs about mobile devices.
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