On 18 November 2013, I registered the domain name York Calling with the intention of creating a vibrant blog covering the York music and arts scene. Admittedly, the first iteration of York Calling wasn’t much to look at and it wasn’t until late 2014 that my project really came to life. Continue reading “Playlist: 5 Years of York Calling”
Editor in chief Graeme Smith runs down the up and coming acts he’s excited about in 2018. Continue reading “Ones to Watch 2018”
On Friday, local indie-folk band Lion Papers returned to Fibbers for their latest headline show, this time bringing along Mice On Mars, Fossa and The Receivers. We headed down to see how the guys are getting on. Continue reading “Lion Papers at Fibbers”
We sat down with Indie duo Lion Papers to talk upcoming gigs, influences and new music.
On Friday, local rock band The Receivers took the stage at The Fulford Arms. It was a celebratory gig, announcing the band had just been signed to Alya Records. Joining them on the night were Lion Papers, Foreign Lives and Vuromantics. Continue reading “The Receivers at The Fulford Arms”
Last Autumn, we handpicked seven Yorkshire tracks that should be in your playlist and the response was epic. We thought it was time for an update. These tracks will get you ready for the Summer. Continue reading “7 Under the Radar Tracks to Soundtrack Your Summer”
It’s a testament to us Yorkshire folk that, when in 2016 the world seemed to be going mad around us, we’ve just got on with things. It’s been a good year for music and culture in York and beyond this year, and we’ve had a privilege of covering a heck of a lot of it. Head Writer Jane Howkins and Editor in Chief Graeme Smith run down their highlights.
Continue reading “York Calling’s 2016”
York-based indie-folk duo Lion Papers have released their EP Long Time Coming. Following on from last year’s release, single Beautiful Disaster the name does feel quite apt. Continue reading “Lion Papers – Long Time Coming”
On Friday night Fibbers saw the return of King No-One with support acts Lion Papers, Alleyways and Faux Pas. With their rapid rise to success, this headline act didn’t need much by the way of warm up but the supports were on fire, despite a few technical glitches!