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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.

Lockdown Literature: Books To Keep Music Lovers Entertained During The Pandemic

There are plenty of books about music and they cover a lot of different topics (genres, records, the lives of musicians, …). And now may be a good time to dive into at least some of them, because a) it's winter and you don't really want to go outside (or are allowed to) and b) even if you go outside, there's not much going on (you know why). NBHAP author Jessi compiled five tips for these cold lockdown days and nights. So, get comfortable and start reading!
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Celebrate The End Of This Shitty Year With Our Tasteful Party Playlist

How to party after a year like this? Especially when you are not really allowed to do it in a collective way? Well, maybe now letting off some steam is more important than ever. Just in time for socially distanced New Year's Eve parties all around the world we updated our beloved and diverse party playlist as a mood-lifter for the difficult times we live in. So, move your furnitures aside and give this one a spin.
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14 Great Albums Of 2020 You Might Have Missed

In a weird and chaotic year like 2020, it's totally normal to get lost in the whirlwind of new releases, and there are plenty of albums that slipped through our fingers over the past 12 months. Luckily, some of them still ended up on our personal best-of-the-year-lists and today the writers of NBHAP share some of their favourite hidden treasures of the year with you, including records by Billy Nomates, Mavi Phoenix, Eddie Chacon, Riz Ahmed, Spunsugar, Pillow Queens, Christian Lee Hudson, Pip Millett and many more.
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Taylor Swift’s “Evermore” Is An Okay Yet Slightly Unnecessary Extension Of The “Folklore” Concept

Songwriting against quarantine boredom. The American superstar simply continued to record more music in the wake of her ‘folklore’ sessions. The world never asked for this sequel but Taylor Swift couldn’t care less about that. Since NBHAP head Norman already reflected on the first album, it made sense for another reflection on a record that couldn’t be anything else but a disappointment, right?
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