Head Writer Jane Howkins joins in with her picks for 2018. Continue reading “Ones to Watch 2018 – Part Two”
York DIY music collective One For The Road have revealed the details of the fourth instalment of their annual fundraising gig for the Motor Neurone Disease Association, which takes place between Thursday 2nd and Saturday 4th November at three venues across York. Continue reading “One For The Road MNDA Fundraiser”
Local punk-ska septet Magnificent 7 launched their debut EP The Good, The Bad and The Drunk in January this year, suitably featuring seven windows into their sound equally designed to make you dance and think. Continue reading “Magnificent 7 – The Good, The Bad and The Drunk”
There are a lot of great bands in York. Every night of the week showcases a different talent, from the DIY scenes of The Fulford Arms and The Crescent to the main stage at Fibbers. However, the city has been particularly affluent in terms of producing punk music, with many groups from all over the punk spectrum playing regularly in the city. Here are some of our favourites. Continue reading “8 York punk bands you need in your life”
It is often said that the silver lining on any period of political turmoil is that it inspires so many good protest songs. No doubt the years ahead will prove this adage. In the meantime, we thought it would be good to look back at some examples coming out of York in recent years. Continue reading “5 Protest Songs By York Artists”
On Wednesday it was a ska-punk extravanganza as Hull’s Counting Coins came to town. In support were local favourites Pewter City Punks and Magnificent Seven, meaning guaranteed skanking in Fibbers. We got some photos of the action.