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The current age of self isolation is forcing us to be creative, kill some time and maybe also do something we've never done before. Listening to music can be a great way of coping with the current situation and we decided to make a little challenge out of it. NBHAP head Norman continues his journey to explore bands he never explored before by giving the mighty back catalogue of prog rock icons Pink Floyd way more attention than he did in the past.
The current age of self isolation is forcing us to be creative, kill some time and maybe also do something we've never done before. Listening to music can be a great way of coping with the current situation and we decided to make a little challenge out of it. NBHAP head Norman is the first writer to participate in it by doing something he has never done before: Taking the time to explore the music of iconic British band Radiohead. Here's his personal daily diary.
Yacht Pop mastermind Jeffery Paradise takes his infamous 'Daytime Disco' series on a winterly detour for us, including smooth and relaxing music from Khruangbin, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Underworld and, of course, Poolside. Get yourself a cocktail and join us for this marvellous ride.
How do you keep an overview about the countless new releases in the world of music? Well, easier said than done but thank god the staff of NBHAP keeps an overview. In this column one from the team personnally reflects on the past four weeks and the music that matters during this time. For the start of this new column it's the turn of NBHAP head Norman to ramble about our favourite passion in the world.
The adventurous Danish art pop collective shares a fitting music video for the latest single from their "SO DEEP" album. We got its exclusive first play along with a short chat with singer Nikolaj Vonsild aber the group's current album and forthcoming plans.
As their chart-topping second album "Tourist" turns 15 these days NBHAP head Norman revisits one of his most loved bands from the 00s that always felt a bit underappreciated during their lifetime and is overdue for a comeback.
When complex lyrical words clash with tender melodic moments it's got to be a Destroyer record, right? The stubborn Canadian songwriter remains restless on "Have Me Met" despite still not wanting to play with the 'cool kids'.
The world has surely changed a lot in the 35 years after "West End Girls" topped the charts but somehow Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe are still here as one of the few remaining constants in the ever-changing in the world of pop. For the majority of his life NBHAP head Norman has been following the path of the British duo, creating a life-long love relationship that started in his early childhood. In the wake of the band's new album "Hotspot" he shares this personal reflection on these past four decades.
Lookking for your next favourite band? Well, we have a few personal favourites we're rooting for in the new year. Get to know Tara Nome Doyle, Working Men's Club, Bdrmm, Monako, Das Body, People Club and more talented new artists you'll definitely hear more from in the next months.
As this decade is approaching its end it is time for a little reflection on all the great music we experienced over the course of it. Of course, this is NOT an ultimate and universal Top 100 list. It simply can't be but these are the songs you should definitely give a spin before the decade is over. The Top 25 tunes include classics by Tame Impala, Bon Iver, Robyn, M83, Lorde, James Blake and more.