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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.
Almost a decade after first arriving on our musical map the British pop heavyweights have finally released their fourth full-length. It became a wild ride, yet a very personal reflection on Matt Healy's twenties and maybe the middle of this lockdown is the perfect moment to talk about what appears to be the end of an era for the group. NBHAP head and longtime The 1975 fan Norman Fleischer spoke with the band leader about past, present and partly also future.
What to do when you are forced to stay on your own most of the time? The ongoing Corona pandemic is forcing us to find new arrangements in our life and sees us facing different levels of stress. How to cope with all that? Remaining calm and sane might be the most crucial aspect here and obviously music can help a lot in achieving that state. NBHAP head Norman is quite an enthusiast when it comes to the exploration of DJ Sets and mixtape on Soundcloud. Right here, he gives insight into some of his recent favourites.
The current phase 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 situation and we decided to make a little challenge out of it. NBHAP head Norman finally found some time to give the music of Icelandic icon Björk far more attention than he did in the past years. And he quickly discovered that it's not enough.
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.