The guitar riffs of the iconic 90s alternative rock classic had a crucial effect on the musical education of Desperate Journalist guitarist Rob Hardy. For NBHAP he explains why it's never too late to fall in love with Billy Corgan's band.
Despite being released fifteen years ago the sophomore record from Eirik Glambek Bøe and Erlend Øye still holds a special place in the hearts of many music lovers. It's a pretty timeless-sounding album in fact. And if you haven't discovered it yet the following words by aspiring British artist Liam Brown might help you.
The art form music video is alive and kicking - if you know where to look. That's why we once again asked acclaimed music video directors Schall & Schnabel for their favourite clips from the past months and this is the impressive visual result.
German electronic pioneers Kraftwerk are a timeless source for inspiration. That's just a fact. Finnish pop sweetheart Jaakko Eino Kalevi also got quite a personal connection to the gang from Düsseldorf. Ahead of the release of his new LP 'Out Of Touch' he shares it with via this guest feature.
Living entirely analogue and isolated from our digital information structures can be a challenge these days. But if you decide to go for it the results can be ultimately rewarding. German pyschedelic outfit Sea Moya went on that adventure when they decided to record their new album in an old cabin in the Italian Alps. On NBHAP the band writes about that very special experience that turned out to be quite rewarding on multiple levels.
Via the NBHAP Introducing event series NBHAP and MELT! Booking introduce you to exciting new acts. In return some of these artists would like to introduce you to something that's closer to their heart. We don't set any rules on what it could be. In the case of German pop newcomer Novaa it's an almost forgotten movie from the 1990s.
Sadness can come from many places and one thing has remained for sure in the past years: Music can be both - translator and accelerator for these feelings. Bored Nothing's tragic self-titled debut from 2012 is exactly such an album and it clearly had an effect on the beloved Swedish newcomers.
British singer/sonwriter Chris Ward and his alter ego Tropics continue to shape their adventurous idea of contemporary soul pop that takes traditional sounds and puts them into the hear and now. And that might also result in being inspired by a French movie soundtrack from the 1970s.
On his ambitious new EP 'Die Luft, der Garten und das Meer' the acclaimed producer takes his understanding of techno music even further. But it took some time for him to actually get to this point. On NBHAP Stimming gives an exclusive insight into the creative process behind this new release.