New York’s Noah Chenfeld has returned with a live performance of a timely new song entitled “Empty A,” which is a salute to MTA workers and essential workers.

Chenfeld gives a Dylan-esque performance from the perspective of an MTA worker taking a look at the changing landscape around him during this weird and troubling time. It’s a touching tribute and also feels like a nice tribute to all the great folk songs that came before.

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Last year Australian singer-songwriter Bonnie Stewart released her debut album as Bonniesongs, Energetic Mind. On Friday she released the live version of the album, Energetic Mind: Live, via Small Pond Records.

It’s a collection of special live performances, filmed and recorded across the world from her record label Small Pond’s recording studios to music venues across Australia.

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Hallan – “Modern England”

By Will Oliver, August 9th 2020 Listen New Song Stream

Photo by Tom Westwell

Portsmouth-based four-piece, Hallan is the latest artist to be highlighted by Nice Swan Records’ Introduces Series, teaming up with RIP Records to showcase some of the best emerging talents out there.

They’ve shared their great new single “Modern England,” channeling the post-punk modern spirit of bands like Shame with a edge and flavor that hits all the right notes.

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Swedish singer-songwriter Björn Tengman hits his stride in full force on his awesome new track “Good Ride,” a track taken off his upcoming album A Little Glow.

The track channels a lot of classic American songwriting, such as Kurt Vile and even Bruce Springsteen with a song that sounds like it’s meant to be blasted while your speeding down the highway in a car with your friends.

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