The name Jade Bird could not be a better fit for this fiery musician with a voice like a nightingale. Merely 21 years old this girl has probably sang at more venues that you have been to and is about to release her first album on April 19.
‘We worry about your health’ is the statement that introduces the exciting debut album of the British singer Nilüfer Yanya. After two EPs and gigs with several namely artists like The XX, Interpol, and Sharon Van Etten it was about time. From the first listen on it is clear, that this is not a regular album but a conceptual piece of art. The fierce confidence the twenty-three-year-old radiates, when she is behind the microphone is a little less fierce in person, when we met the singer in Berlin.
Who says Nordic pop has to be cold? Pom Poko from Norway have a different view on how to make music. The alternative, pop, punk, fusion of almost anything you can imagine, is good mood music with just the right dose of craziness. We caught up with the outfit to find out more about their unique sound.
Take a small dose of lo-fi Hip Hops beats, half a cup of 70s rock, gently whispered vocals and a whole lot of elaborate finger picking skill and you have got Ex Mykah. The American artist with Colombian and Cuban roots behind the name, Bryan Senti, is back with the video to the new single ‘Dead Celebrity’.
Hip Hop, Soul, and RnB what could go wrong. From De La Soul, to Nas, and now The Cool Quest are carrying on the tradition with groovy beats inspired by the 90s scene. We are happy to premiere their latest music video.
In the past almost five years since her last studio album the acclaimed US-American songwriter has been anything but lazy. Instead she returns more determined than ever with her stunning new record 'Remind Me Tomorrow'. NBHAP editor Liv Toerkell talked with Van Etten about past, present and the future obviously.