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

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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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03 Mar

...AND THE HANGNAILS ANNOUNCE NEW RELEASES WITH YOUNG THUGS RECORDS

Very happy to announce that ...And the Hangnails are joining the Young Thugs family for a number of exciting releases this year - more news on this soon but in the meantime check out their brand new single Read more →

07 Feb

LUUNA JOIN UP WITH YOUNG THUGS FOR DEBUT EP "MOONFLOWER"

York trip-hop styled trio LUUNA, fresh from spins on Radio 1, have joined up with Young Thugs for their debut three-track EP release Moonflower, scheduled for the first week of March on digital, CD and vinyl, order here. Gigs to...

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08 Dec

WASHING MACHINE REPAIRMAN RELEASE HOVEL SESSIONS EP

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...

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17 Oct

THE LUNGS RELEASE DEBUT EP "JULIANNA BUTTERMAKER" WITH YOUNG THUGS RECORDS

The Julianna Buttermaker EP, by York Southern gothic duo The Lungs goes on release today through Young Thugs Records.

Available from all digital retailers and physically (get it on iTunes...

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15 Oct

THE LUNGS PLAY YOUNG THUGS' HOVEL SESSIONS

To celebrate the launch of our first full release and their debut EP, Julianna Buttermaker, we asked The Lungs to come and play one of our Hovel Sessions as a warm up for the launch gig. Held in a tiny room at Young Thugs HQ in York...

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