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A Piece of My Earth: Track by Track Through Juanita Euka’s Debut “Mabanzo”

Juanita Euka is not a Latin-American singer, she is not a Congolese singer, she is not a Londoner - she is all of those things at the same time and unapologetically herself. On her debut she explores themes of identity, cultural trauma, and pains of colonialism, while also empowering and celebrating Black female identity. Between Congo, Cuba, London, Peru, and Argentina, Juanita Euka walked us through her creative process.

On the Cultural Front: Tik Tu On the War in Ukraine and the Role of Music

More than a month after the beginning of the Russian war on Ukraine on February 24th, the strikes of the aggressor continue to devastate the country. To raise awareness and continue to support the country - financially and culturally, we updated our playlist in collaboration with the Lesik Omodada, drummer and producer of the band Tik Tu.

01/04/22: Christian Lee Hutson, ÄTNA, Pillow Queens, Confidence Man, Susanna

Every Friday music fans are faced with the same burning question: What to listen to from the sheer endless sea of new albums, EPs and other releases? Don't worry, the people of NBHAP are here to help you with that. Our very own release roundup gives you a quick overview on the music that matters the most this week.

Reflections On 10 Years Of Music Blogging … And Why It Is Okay To Leave

Almost ten years after joining NBHAP during its early days, blog veteran Norman Fleischer decided to step down from his leading position, making room for a new team and a new vision of your favourite music media. This is a personal reflection on the changes the project and the music industry went through during the past decade and a friendly invitation to embrace whatever happens next.

25/03/22: Aldous Harding, Destroyer, Get Well Soon, Bodi Bill, Barrie

Every Friday music fans are faced with the same burning question: What to listen to from the sheer endless sea of new albums, EPs and other releases? Don't worry, the people of NBHAP are here to help you with that. Our very own release roundup gives you a quick overview on the music that matters the most this week.

Electronic Empathy: Confidence Man Unleash The Right Sound For Potential Post-Pandemic Party Vibes

With their impending second studio album ‘TILT’ Australian dance sensation Confidence Man aim even higher as if they want to reunite the entire planet via the power of joint dancing. Needless to say, they hit a soft spot with NBHAP head Norman here. To celebrate the release and a shared love for retro-infused dance tunes he phoned up one of the group’s masterminds for more insights as well as a few proper tunes.

18/03/22: Midlake, Charli XCX, Babeheaven, Rosalía, John Tejada

Every Friday music fans are faced with the same burning question: What to listen to from the sheer endless sea of new albums, EPs and other releases? Don't worry, the people of NBHAP are here to help you with that. Our very own release roundup gives you a quick overview on the music that matters the most this week.

11/03/22: Alex Cameron, Jenny Hval, Team Me, The Districts, Atalhos

Every Friday music fans are faced with the same burning question: What to listen to from the sheer endless sea of new albums, EPs and other releases? Don't worry, the people of NBHAP are here to help you with that. Our very own release roundup gives you a quick overview on the music that matters the most this week.