This year has been a challenge for all of us and we were lucky enough to have such tremendous records on our side to comfort us in difficult times. From gentle melancholia, to raging fury - the albums of 2020 had a lot of stories to tell and these are the ones our staff enjoyed the most. If you haven't listened to all of them you now got a whole lockdown winter ahead of you to do that.
Reflection time, girls and boys. As the year is heading for its final moments we take a moment to look back on the best songs of 2019. These are the fifty tunes you should definitely know before this decade ends, so hurry up and have a listen.
After over a decade in the German indie scene the beloved duo is heading for new territory by signing to acclaimed US label Italians Do It Better. It's rather a logical next step than a total surprise if you dare to look closer at the band's career so far. Time for us to catch up with singer Deniz Çiçek in Hamburg to talk about all these things.
How to keep an overview about the countless new releases that surface on a daily basis? NBHAP's staff provides guidance and introduces you to the five most essential new tracks that showed up on our radar over the past weeks.
It's recap time, everybody! While 2017 hasn't been the best year for many aspects of our daily life, the level of high quality musical output remained a satisfying one. So, without further ado, please enjoy our ultimate 'Despacito'-free ranking of this year's best tunes.
No romanticisim and false delusions? From an economic perspective becoming a musician sounds like a truly foolish idea in 2017. Deniz Çiçek of Hamburg-based wave pop duo Kraków Loves Adana, did it anyway, learned to live with it and reflects on that decision in this encouraging guest article for NBHAP.