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It was worth a shot and there was certainly nothing done wrong about it. But ultimately, the Reeperbahn Festival 2020 just made apparent what's missing and what we should take good care of. We're all in this together. Reeperbahn verteran and Hamburg resident Henning Grabow put on his finest mask and gave the strange event a shot.
How do you keep an overview about the countless new releases in the world of music? Well, easier said than done but thank god the staff of NBHAP keeps an overview. In this column one from the team personally reflects on the past four weeks and the music that mattered the most. This time it's the turn of our author Andreas to ramble on about our favourite passion in the world.
The release of the fifth studio album of the crew around mastermind Benjamin Gibbard not only marked their first output under a major record label, but also indicated a stunning transition towards a more lush and melodious sound design. NBHAP author Andreas revisited his initial encounter with the indie veterans and kindly encourages you to follow him around.
What to listen to when summer is in its full swing and Covid-19 detains you from travelling to your favourite vacation spot? Well, time to take a trip insight your mind ... or maybe even throw a socially distanced pool party if you are capable of. Whatever you do, make sure to have some Washed Out playing on your speakers. And we're not just talking about his brilliant new album "Purple Noon" but also the great mixtape mastermind Ernest Greene compiled for us.
We are launching a new playlist in collaboration with the nomadic future folk duo dumama+kechou. Beyond Borders celebrates the diversity of musical influences and aims to amplify voices of artists who are often marginalized by the mainstream Western-centric industry. Join us in actively working against these structures in place by decolonizing and broadening our understanding of music.