In the wake of the current club closings a little throwback into the glory days of dancefloor euphoria feels like a fitting thing to do. For NBHAP head Norman the era of late 80s and early 90s acid house and dance music is a period of time he loves to revisit from time to time. Two mixtapes celebrate the legendary vibe of the era and take the sound into the here and now.
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 CEO Norman to ramble about our favourite passion in the world.
The so-called 'Second Summer Of Love' started in 1988 and New Order's fifth studio album happened right in the middle of it. It's a perfect blueprint for the fusion between indie music and dance culture and here's why you should show this pop period a bit more love.
Between the high times of the 1980s and the powerful 00s comeback the iconic pop veterans released only one album which sounds unlike any other in their discography. But sometimes it's worth to look beyond the obvious picks in a group's discography.