Live4ever’s New Tunes Guide feat. Ty Segall & White Fence, Fatherson, Fidlar & more!


Looking for some free new music to tide you over this weekend? Well you’re in the right place with the Live4ever Ezine’s New Tunes guide, sponsored this week by HiFi-Tower. We’ve sorted through our packed inbox over the last seven days to offer up the best in mp3s, Soundcloud links and YouTube videos for your viewing and listening pleasure. Check out previous editions of the New Tunes Guide here.

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To celebrate another week of great music, the Live4ever Ezine and HiFi-Tower are offering one lucky reader a new pair of Citronic HB-450PRO DJ headphones in red! These headphones deliver on both sound and style, perfect for listening to music at home or on the go! To enter this giveaway, LEAVE A COMMENT IN THE FACEBOOK DISCUSSION BELOW (not the regular comments box) letting us know what YOUR favourite new release is this month. Please note that you must live in the United Kingdom (excluding all Islands) in order to be eligible. Contest closes on April 30th, 2012. Good luck!

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Mummy Short Arms continue to gather a range of superlatives. Their new video features clips from the forthcoming Glasgow Flower Show documentary filmed over 2 nights in Glasgow last month, plus assorted images from director Keith Gerrard. New digital single ‘Silicone Dream’ is out 14th May and debut album ‘Old Jack’s Windowless Playhouse’ is out 21st May on digipak cd and download.”

“With influences such as Joe Meek and Leonard Cohen, Paul Thomas Saunders encapsulates both the psychedelic soundscape and intellectual sentimentality that the sixties graced us with, then wraps it up in a spiraling contemporary shell.”

Descartes Highlands by Paul Thomas Saunders

“In their second installment of Room 205, garage wizards Ty Segall & White Fence unleash a tangle of snarling guitars and spirited rhythms in this exceptional live performance of “I AM NOT A GAME. To match the euphoric cacophony of “I AM NOT A GAME,” director Michael Reich and editor Forrest Borie fed the session’s raw live footage through an abused analog video mixer.”

“After a three-year break, the extraordinary Karima Francis returns June 4th with stunning new single ‘Wherever I Go’, new LP ‘The Remedy’ – out August 6th on Mercury – and an eagerly anticipated spring UK tour.”

“‘Nothing’s Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now’, the brand new album from celebrated singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle, is out now on Bloodshot Records and as a taster of what to expect, the album’s title track is currently streaming on Soundcloud.”

Justin Townes Earle – Nothing’s Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now by Stayloose

“The instrumental foundation of Night Verses have been playing together for over seven years. In 2009 after prior projects didn’t work out, Nick, Reilly and Aric recorded several instrumental tracks in hopes of finding the right singer and frontman. While living in Los Angeles in 2010, Douglas Robinson (formerly of The Sleeping) had the opportunity to see the trio play together.”

Fixers is releasing their first US EP, Pop Meat/Your Corruptor, on April 24th via Dolphin Love Records. In celebration of the release, they’re giving away “Crystals” as a free MP3, and sharing its kaleidoscopic/mind-bending video along with it.”

Crystals by Fixers.

“With 4 weeks to the release of their dramatic and diverse second record ‘A Monument’, out May 7th on City Slang, Portland quartet Tu Fawning have uploaded a surreal new video for their single ‘Anchor’. ‘Anchor’ is a crystalline pop gem… a dark opal, reflecting a whole spectrum of colours upon its dark body.”

Tu Fawning – Anchor by City Slang

“Witness the recording of the latest Quintron album, Sucre du Sauvage (“Sugar of the Savage”). From January 29th through May 2nd of 2010, Quintron punched a time clock and reported to work at NOMA to write and record this album in a public gallery space. During the final seven days of the session, the artist imprisoned himself within the museum and its surrounding grounds—a beautiful swampy nature preserve called New Orleans City Park. He roamed the park by night making field recordings and then weaved them into the final mixes of the album by day. The week concluded with a blindfolded listening party in the NOMA auditorium.”

“ATP Recordings are pleased to announce the release of the second single (double A-side) from Tennis‘ fantastically received second album ‘Young & Old’. The release will be on 7″ vinyl picture disc limited to 500 copies , as well as digital download.”

Petition by tennisinc

My Better Self by tennisinc

“Slovenia’s Elvis Jackson have just released their new single, This Time. Scoring radio play from Kerrang! Radio, Q Radio, Total Rock and the BBC, it was released during their sell-out 13 date UK tour of March 2012. Now, the band is happy to reveal a brand new video for the track.”

Jesca Hoop is set to release of Born To, the first single from her new album The House That Jack Built, on June 11th. Reflecting the album’s central themes – life and death, sex and war, head and heart – Born To asks the question – “how is it that I was born into the circumstances I was born into. How is it some of us are born into famine and others into unimaginable wealth?”. The lead track from The House That Jack Built and very much a statement of intent, Born To is a tempestuous, moodily melodic opener.”

Born To by jescahoop

Fidlar is back! Yesterday, Mom+Pop the bands latest, their Don’t Try EP. In other exciting news, Fidlar are happy to announce they will be playing Lollapalooza this summer, on August 4h. The lineup, just released today, already includes, Black Sabbath, Jack White, At the Drive-In, The Black Keys, and many more!”

Don’t Try… by Mom + Pop

Fatherson are pleased to announce that live favourite ‘Gone Fission’ has been selected by Radio One’s BBC Introducing to be on their playlist from Monday 30th April. As a follow-up to the band’s second single ‘First Born’, ‘Gone Fission’ (produced by Bruce Rintoul – Twin Atlantic/Ting Tings/We Were Promised Jetpacks) can be downloaded for free exclusively through their Facebook page from Monday 7 May.”

Gary Stewart’s ‘Year and a Day’ EP takes you right back to likes of Neil Young’s ‘Harvest’ and early Joan Baez whilst remaining contemporary alongside modern folk breakthroughs such as Laura Marling and Momford and Sons. Scottish born Gary combines all the traditional aspects of folk with his own unique freshness and tenderness.”

Year And A Day E.P by garystewart

Tellison are all set to release their new single, as a limited 7” and digital track, ‘Freud Links The Teeth And The Heart’, On May 28th. It will be the final release from current critically lauded album ‘The Wages Of Fear’. The single is a new, extended and remastered single edit version of the current album track, and live favourite.”

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  1. Live4ever 21 April, 2012
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