Noah Chenfeld: Stop the Bus

An upbeat, indie-pop ode to coincidence and observation, NYC-based Noah Chenfeld’s “Stop the Bus” powers along on gregarious guitars, keys and drums. The track’s karaoke-night themed music video—starring Rachel Coster and shot by Louis Sansano—underscores the lyrics and Chenfeld’s earnestness as a songwriter.

El Perro Del Mar: Breadandbutter (Karaoke Version)

Despite her Spanish-named moniker El Perro del Mar (“Dog of the Sea”), Sarah Assbring in fact hails from Sweden—though her experimental pop music of late is more globally influenced than ever. Her upcoming album KoKoro, set for release in September, features Arabic strings, Shakuhachi and other Asian flutes, Chinese zither Guzheng, and Ethiopian-influenced rhythms. Off of it, “Breadandbutter” becomes a chant for self-reflection and empathy, …