16 Feb

BONNEVILLE RELEASES "CHIMPANZEE", THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF TRACKS FROM HER DEBUT EP

 

Massively proud to support Bonneville Music releasing her debut single 'Chimpanzee' today.

Recorded at our own Young Thugs Studios last year, there's two more tracks to come on the EP over the next couple...

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10 Jan

OWL "HAPPYNESS" ALBUM LAUNCH VIDEO RELEASED FEATURING JOEL WHITAKER AND EPILOGUES

Owl performing at the Happyness album launch for Young Thugs Records in York

We already posted the photos a few weeks back, but here's some video documenting the wonderful night that was the Happyness album launch in All Saints Church in York.

The event featured acoustic musical performances...

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02 Jan

AMY MAY ELLIS "DUST" LIVE SESSION VIDEO RELEASED

Amy May Ellis live in session at Crooked Room Studios in York

At the end of last year we had the pleasure of supporting Amy May Ellis putting together some live session videos of songs from her gorgeous EP...

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26 Dec

CANSHAKER PI, BULL, PAT BUTCHER AND WASHING MACHINE REPAIRMAN PLAY HOVEL 2

Pat Butcher at the Hovel2 Canshaker Pi gig in York

We recently welcomed Canshaker Pi to Hovel2, coming all the way from Amsterdam on a UK tour and throwing a noisy, punky live show alongside a few of York's favourite...

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19 Dec

JOEL WHITAKER LAUNCH WITH CHARLIE SWAINSTON AND AMY MAY ELLIS AT THE CITADEL, YORK

Joel Whitaker launching the Ascent of the Flightless Bird EP in York

A packed Citadel audience turned out to enjoy Joel Whitaker's EP launch for "Ascent of the Flightless Bird" at the end of November, with a ten-piece headline band...

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06 Dec

BONNIE MILNES RECORDING DEBUT SOLO EP AT YOUNG THUGS STUDIOS IN YORK

Bonnie Milnes debut EP recording at Young Thugs Studios

We're overjoyed to welcome Bonnie back to Young Thugs, who has previously guest vocalled on several South Bank Suicide Club tracks and worked with us as half of The...

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29 Nov

BULL PLAY "BONZO PLEASE" LIVE AT THE HOVEL SESSIONS

Bull play The Hovel Sessions for Young Thugs in York

Bull joined us a little way back to play at one of our Hovel Sessions; intense gigs thrown every month or so in a tiny room with about 30 people crammed...

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22 Nov

GUARDIAN SHOUT OUTS AND A YOUNG THUGS YORK PLAYLIST

The Guardian Alt City Guide to York

We were recently contacted by The Guardian who were researching an Alt City Guide to our fair town of York; they were nice enough to shout out our Hovel Sessions and live events and...

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15 Nov

CENTRAL YORK RECORDING STUDIO OPENS: YOUNG THUGS STUDIOS

Very proud to say that Young Thugs Studios is now open for business. A new centrally located recording studio based a short walk outside of the city walls of York housed in a unique building, which includes Young Thugs Records' infamous Hovel...

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08 Nov

...AND THE HANGNAILS OPEN FOR PIGEON DETECTIVES AT LEEDS O2

...And The Hangnails play Leeds O2 with Pigeon Detectives

...And The Hangnails opened proceedings for Pigeon Detectives at the O2 in Leeds over the weekend, who are currently celebrating the...

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01 Nov

JOEL WHITAKER EP LAUNCH AT THE CITADEL, YORK, TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

Buy low cost advance tickets from Young Thugs here.

We're delighted to announce that tickets are now available for Joel Whitaker's new jazz-infused 7-track EP "Ascent of the Flightless Bird" launch night, with a huge 10-piece live band performance at...

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18 Oct

OWL LAUNCH WITH EPILOGUES AND JOEL WHITAKER AT ALL SAINTS YORK

Much love to Owl. and everyone involved in putting together a stunning launch night for the album "Happyness" at the weekend. Fine art, short films, video projections and a pile of stunning acoustic guitar music mixed with All Saints' spectacular...

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27 Sep

SOUTH BANK SUICIDE CLUB RECORDING NEW MUSIC

South Bank Suicide Club at Young Thugs Studios

Wonderful news that South Bank Suicide Club are recording new music. The experimental collaborative project which pulled so many musicians together back in 2016 was a key part of the...

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22 Sep

YOUNG THUGS LAUNCH YORK CHILL OUT PLAYLIST

Every time you listen to this playlist huge multinational corporations are forced to donate 10p to the York music scene. Plus it's really mint:
 

We're building a bunch...

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21 Sep

WASHING MACHINE REPAIRMAN LAUNCHES SERIES OF SHORT FILM MUSIC VIDEOS

Washing Machine Repairman film

The incomparable Washing Machine Repairman has released the first in a series of short film music videos combining footage and recordings from the Live at Hovel 1 session and mixing them up with video from...

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12 Sep

CHARLIE SWAINSTON PLAYS "STROKE MY FEATHERS" AT THE HOVEL SESSIONS

Charlie Swainston plays Young Thugs Hovel Sessions in York

Earlier this year we had the pleasure of working with Charlie Swainston on the release of his album Sweet Berry Elixir; a wonderful mash up of folk, jazz, brass and blues...

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07 Sep

NEW MUSIC: OWL AND JOEL WHITAKER CONFIRM 2017 ALBUM RELEASES

Owl and Joel Whitaker jam at Young Thugs Studios

Massive excitement in The Hovel this week as we confirmed working with two wonderful artists on their new album releases before the end of the year.

Owl.'s October launch...

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24 Aug

HOVEL SESSION #8 KICKS OFF: PAT BUTCHER / WASHING MACHINE REPAIRMAN

Pat Butcher at the Hovel Sessions playing Carrot in a Minute

An insanely packed Hovel audience bursting out the door took in an intense and sweaty couple of sets from latest hardcore band on the block Pat Butcher (who you'll...

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14 Aug

HOVEL SESSIONS #8 WITH PAT BUTCHER COMING FRIDAY

Pat Butcher performing at Swinefest 2017

The Hovel Sessions continue at our South Bank HQ with a new band full of familiar York faces; Pat Butcher are a mass of energetic thrashy hardcore punk we're excited to jam inside the...

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09 Aug

YOUNG THUGS CLOSE GREAT YORKSHIRE FRINGE WITH CAPACITY AUDIENCE

Young Thugs Records close Great Yorkshire Fringe

We just wrapped up the Great Yorkshire Fringe with a capacity crowd at the Young Thugs' Summer Ball on Sunday to witness blinding performances from Read more →

12 May

..AND THE HANGNAILS RELEASE THEIR ALBUM 'DOG' AND ANNOUNCE UK TOUR DATES

Today is DOG day. We're very proud to release this album, support the band and spread the word, you can buy it on 12" vinyl and CD in our online music store.

"It’s simply a terrific album! Get it and play...

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09 Apr

CHARLIE SWAINSTON RELEASES HIS DEBUT "SWEET BERRY ELIXIR" ON YOUNG THUGS

You may have seen Charlie busking around York - he's an incredible musician and has, with the help of many musicians in York recorded this beauty. Give it a listen and buy your copy in the store. Watch out for the upcoming footage from his recent...

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