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

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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 noisemakers; the boys from Bull, Washing Machine Repairman and Pat Butcher. Much love to everyone who came out for our last gig of the year, keep a look out on www.facebook.com/youngthugsrecords for more in 2018, here's a bunch of pics from the night taken by Ben Porter at Plastic Fortune Collective...

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WASHING MACHINE REPAIRMAN LAUNCHES SERIES OF SHORT FILM MUSIC VIDEOS

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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 rehearsals, behind the scenes, gigs and current affairs news and TV. Put together by Coffee Films who shoot a load of our stuff and recently wrapped a 12 year documentary shoot with Killing Joke the end result is... very Washing Machine Repairman. Plans are to put out a fresh song every month or so on Facebook and YouTube, give the Repairman a follow to catch...

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

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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 catch regularly at BGB nights in York) and our own Washing Machine Repairman turning out a specially prepared "techno set" which nearly gave him a coronary. Than ks to everyone for coming out and having fun, we'll announcing September gigs soon and look out for video of the Hovel nights turning up on social media in the coming weeks, here's a few pics in the meantime...

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HOVEL SESSIONS #8 WITH PAT BUTCHER COMING FRIDAY

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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 tiny Hovel1 space with a bunch of people jumping around trying to eat carrots to music.Washing Machine Repairman will provide support with a specially prepared set, it all kicks off at 8pm Friday; pay what you want as usual, totally agreeable bar prices, just ten mins walk from the centre of town; click here for the event details on Facebook! Photo by Pay No More Than...

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WASHING MACHINE REPAIRMAN RELEASE HOVEL SESSIONS EP

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After launching our intimate acoustic Hovel Sessions live series back in September with a rowdy acoustic set and audience sing-along, our own shouty protest folk band Washing Machine Repairman have released a recording of the gig as a live EP. Available on CD for the cost of postage in our online store or for free at gigs, you can also check it out on Spotify below, and catch videos on the Hovel Sessions page of the site...

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