How can hype and expectation shape the music we hear? After one year of teasing, Thom Yorke and his indie elite company make their case with a debut that is in equal parts messy as it is spellbinding. For our new deep dive column, NBHAP author Nils Heutehaus took the time to jot down his notes on one of the most splendid 2022 musical happenings and he kindly invites you to take the journey with him.
Make yourself comfortable. But not too comfortable, when immersing into Father John Misty’s latest album with the sweeping title "Chloë and the Next 20th Century" which was released earlier this month. Josh Tillman’s fifth studio album under his stage name is an ambitious and intriguing work with a cinematic quality that pushes the door wide open to a space that offers a multi-faceted experience. NBHAP author Annett invites you all to take a closer look at his latest work.
It took Norwegian folk duo twelve years to record their long awaited fourth studio album but the result doesn’t disappoint at all. “Peace Or Love” is an intimate, mature yet also beautifully playful continuation of the band’s legacy. And it couldn’t have arrived at a better moment. NBHAP head Norman took a moment to reflect on the new LP.
Despite all popular belief, the idea of folk music is still very much alive, constantly reimagined and shaped anew by artists from every corner of the globe. In this ongoing column we’d like to peek behind the curtains of the heritage of a genre. This time NBHAP author Andreas takes a deeper dive into the fourth record of neo-folk mastermind Ben Howard and kindly invites you to follow him around.
Much has been talked about Radiohead's critically acclaimed third album, but little about what enabled the band to create it. Igor Franjic looks behind the curtains.
The second solo effort by Noel Gallagher sees him moving forward with familiar strength as it will finally make you stop questioning the whole 'reunion' subject of that one band... you know.