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Your place at NBHAP when it comes musical recommendations and specific sounds. We bring you our personal tips, carefully curated playlists and musical discoveries to make your life essentially better on the music front.

“Is This (Really) It”?: The Strokes’ Undying Classic Turns 20 And Remains A Buzzing Rock Monument

The group’s seminal debut of 2001 not only marked one of the first hypes of the Internet era, but also initiated a wave-like revival of garage rock, surging up the post-millenial indie movement that still reverberates to this day. Nearing the album’s twentieth, NBHAP author Andreas went down memory lane to reflect upon the record that is one, if not the most remarkable of 2000’s rock albums.
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Faye Webster On Her Love For 2007’s “Raising Sand” Album By Alison Krauss And Robert Plant

Every now and then we ask befriended musicians to recommend us an album that inspired their own art and the stories never fail to surprise and entertain us. The fact that beloved songwriter Faye Webster was heavily inspired by a joint venture of iconic bluegrass musician Alison Krauss and former Led Zeppelin leader Robert Plant was new to us. We invited Faye to write a few lines on the importance of this very special record for her.
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Eliza Shaddad On The Importance Of Tori Amos’ 1992 Debut LP “Little Earthquakes” For Her Life

Isn't it wonderful to have a record that travels with you throughout most of life's weird twists and turns? For British songwriter Eliza Shaddad the iconic debut album by her American colleague Tori Amos is exactly such a piece of music. In the wake of her upcoming new album "The Woman You Want" we asked Eliza to write down a few personal thoughts on that record that shaped her understanding of music.
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