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Meet interesting newcomers and get to know their sounds and stories.

Everything Is In Its Flow: Get To Know The Cloudy Pop Of Pony Pracht

Like a guiding voice in the fog, Leipzig-based newcomer Pony Pracht delivers a short yet impressive artistic statement on her freshly released debut EP "Lomb". Time to take a closer look at this promising new artist, her vision, and the musical cosmos of the "ponyphone".

The Same But Not Quite: Núria Graham on Exploring New Beginnings

The Catalan-Irish singer Núria Graham releases her fifth record "Cyclamen". It symbolizes a departure from the previous sound and tells intertwining stories of various characters. We met the artist to chat about the hidden treasures in (more or less) every song.

“Songs To Make You Happy”: A Spot On The Lighthearted Solo Debut Of Benji Tranter

Returning after a five-year hiatus, Welsh singer-songwriter Benji Tranter emerges with a debut that offers lush lo-fi bedroom folk vibes, paired with a raw originality and jolts of good-humoured sparks. Discover his "Songs To Make You Happy" right here, along with a fresh update of our weekly "Introducing" playlist, featuring other folk gems from the likes of Billie Marten, Eleni Drake, Maple Glider and some more.

The Sometimes and The In-Betweens: Rasha Nahas on Amrat امرات 

Based in Berlin, the Haifa-raised singer and songwriter Rasha Nahas releases her first album in her native tongue, Arabic. Written during the pandemic, "Amrat امرات" is an exploration and celebration of her Palestinian identity and a touching album grown out of spaces in between cities, identities, and cultures. We spoke to the singer and are premiering the video to "Habbetek حبيتك" in this week's Introducing Feature.

Destruction and Deconstruction: Surma on Experiments, Collaborations, and Fear

Débora Umbelino or Surma gives experimental music a new meaning. Working with deconstruction, Surma explores not just the different ways in which instruments work, but takes them apart to their very core to draw new sounds from their essence. On the new record "alla", the artist applies that new fearlessness.

“Let Everything Come Out”: Breaking Free With WILDES On Her Stunning Debut

There is a new indie-folk prodigy in town you should all know about. Hailing from London, Ella Walker, alias WILDES, has just released her breathtaking debut “Other Words Fail Me”, which channels the severe progress from tormenting heartbreak towards personal liberation. NBHAP editor Andreas zoomed up the artist for an extensive chat about all of that.

Between Heartache and Joy: Neo-Soul from Belgium by YellowStraps

Heating up the Belgian Neo-Soul scene, YellowStraps is dropping his record "tentacle" in early 2023. What began as a musical adventure between Yvan and his brother Alban Murenzi turned into a more serious project for Yvan, who continues to pursue musical ambitions alone. After a year of extensive touring, the artist shares thoughts on the upcoming release.

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