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.
The current phase of self isolation is forcing us to be creative, kill some time and maybe also do something we've never done before. Listening to music can be a great way of coping with the situation and we decided to make a little challenge out of it. NBHAP head Norman finally found some time to give the music of Icelandic icon Björk far more attention than he did in the past years. And he quickly discovered that it's not enough.
The Corona pandemic is a tough time for all of us but for artists and musicians especially. With the concert sector forced to shut down, new sources of income are crucial for them in order to survive. Buying a record can help here, even if it's just a digital purchase, but that's obviously more effective than streaming it on Spotify. Today, on May 1st Bandcamp has decided to waive its cut of sales again, giving all proceeds to the artists. The first time they did that they raised over $4 million so let's do this again. Here, the NBHAP staff presents some of their personal recommendations. Feel kindly invited to give as much as you can.
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 personnally reflects on the past four weeks and the music that matters during this time. This time it's the turn of longtime NBHAP editor Miriam Wallbaum to ramble about our favourite passion in the world.
The current phase of self isolation is forcing us to be creative, kill some time and maybe also do something we've never done before. Listening to music can be a great way of coping with the situation and we decided to make a little challenge out of it. NBHAP editor Andreas starts his journey to explore bands he has never explored before by giving the back catalogue of 80s indie rock titans The Smiths his undivided attention.
The second album by the British icons actually marked the starting point of their gloomy path towards goth rock leading figures and four decades later it still captivates the listener. NBHAP author Natálie Zehnalová revisited the classic record once again and kindly invites you all to follow her on this journey into darkness.
The Glaswegian four-piece revisits the past before entering an exciting future. Their new EP sees them digging out rarities from many years ago that still got all the sinister energy we've come to love about them. We give you the exclusive first spin of the "CPH" EP and also caught up with band leader Pat Hynes.