Live4ever’s New Tunes Guide feat. My Goodness, Skinny Lister, American Gospel & 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. 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.


“The Seattle music scene, famous for its contribution to breeding amazing musicians in the USA has once again delivered another rocking band that are coming for your ears this summer. Local garage duo My Goodness are about to unleash their energy-packed blues-rock to the UK and release their debut single ‘C’Mon Doll’ digitally on Monday 28th May following their debut UK tour.”

“Coming out a week after Skinny Lister’s debut album Forge & Flagon (Monday 11th June), Rollin’ Over and the b-side Colours are a further taster of what’s to come following debut AA single Plough & Orion/If The Gaff Don’t Let Us Down. Skinny Lister are Daniel Heptinstall, Lorna Thomas, Maxwell Thomas, Sam Brace and Dan Gray who came together in the summer of 2009. United by their love of folk, jigs and the outdoors the band have been riotously swinging the festival scene since day one, notching up an impressive 30 festivals last year.”

“Dirty garage rollers Black Manila release their debut single Fiasco/England today. Think the rock and roll groove of Devin and the soul of Alabama Shakes with a psych pop twist!”

Fiasco by BlackManila

Woven Bird are an alt-pop band from Southampton, UK consisting of Matt Canning (vocals and guitar), Bilu Acharjee (bass), Dave Jones (guitar), Lewis Ford (guitar and banjo) and Marc Crocker (drums). Since their inception in 2011, their agenda has been nothing more than to craft off-centre pop with sharp edges. They are influenced by and perhaps share a musical resemblance to The Shins, Neutral Milk Hotel, Modest Mouse and The Magnetic Fields.”

Saw You In Two by WovenBird

American Gospel, the solo project of The Republic of Wolves’ guitarist/singer Gregg DellaRocca, have released their video for the hit track “Bayonet” today, May 2nd. They will be releasing their debut album, Tall Tales Vol. 1, on May 15th. A primarily conceptual writing project, DellaRocca combines story telling and personal experiences to deliver a fun, compelling, and sometimes dark, multi genre musical journey.”

Channel Cairo have honed a delicate blend of dreamy piano led melodies fronted with ethereal vocal techniques sitting over a propulsive beats. In June the band plan to release their second single entitled ‘A YEAR’ as featured on BBC Introducing and BBC 6Music’s Tom Robinson show, the stunning follow up to the bands debut offering in 2011 of Elephant Room – an exquisite piano-led track which paid homage to their early simpler roots in being the first track that the band played together.”

Channel Cairo – A Year by channel cairo

“With their highly anticipated debut album set to drop on May 28th, Colette and Hannah Thurlow, aka 2:54, are set to release the LP’s lead single, ‘Creeping’, as premiered by Zane Lowe on his Radio 1 show last night. In addition, the band have been announced as main support to The XX on their eagerly-anticipated comeback show at London’s Chats Palace on May 15th.”

2:54 – Creeping by 2:54 Band

Victor Talking Machine release their debut single Tuscany on May 14th, digitally available worldwide through Silver Music/IDOL. A limited pressing of physical copies will be available in later in the month. Tuscany is slacker pop with an emphasis on the chorus, glorious fuzz and melody, driven by an evocative rhythm section, along-side Stephen Smith and Ricky Clark’s distribution of vocal duties combine as a catalyst to create refreshing British guitar pop.”

She’s So Rad is former Red Bull Music Academy attendee Jeremy Toy and Anji Sami (joined by Tom Healy live). Hailing from New Zealand, they create soundscapes reminiscent of early 90s shoegaze (My Bloody Valentine, Dinosaur Jnr.) with a hint of electronica. They’ve been described as: ‘warm clouds of distortion and feedback cloaking every sound and gorgeous hazy melodies that swirl around you like smoke’.”

She’s So Rad – Confetti by Anorak London

“Currently in the middle of what’s shaping up to be an incredible UK tour, Dan Mangan has revealed the beautiful video for single ‘About As Helpful As You Can Be Without Being Any Help At All’, which was released this week through City Slang. Dan also plays a sold out show at London’s Bush Hall tonight ahead of his appearance at the Camden Crawl on Sunday.”

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