Welcome to AstroTalk! This is a podcast from student to student where we explore space together. It features an astrophysics student (Virginia) and a geography student (Guy) where Virginia tries to explain the wonders of the Universe to Guy who knows little to nothing about it.
Joe and the URY Music team spoke to Fraser T. Smith ahead of his gig at the Belgrave Music Hall in Leeds - they helped him to put together a clothes rack, and spoke to him about his latest release, Something Real, divulged into the risks of technology and the internet, took apart his music production process, and talked about some of the amazing collaborations he's done with artists such as Dave, Dave Grohl, Dua Lipa, and many more.
Head of Music Joe Brearley spoke to the fantastic pop/house artist Karen Harding about her brand new debut album, Take Me Somewhere, as well as her journey through the house music scene and her go to night out song...
URY's Social Secretary, James Taylor, spoke to Tyler Joe Miller about his humble beginnings into country music all the way up to being a chart topper, his favourite live music experiences, as well as his amazing non-profit organisation, the Climb Outreach Society
URY's Head of Music Joe Brearley talks to up and coming pop artist JERUB, star of the King's coronation concert and fresh from the Love Island soundtrack, about his inspirations to persue music, his favourite live gigs, and his favourite Lord of the Rings film.
[EXPLICIT WARNING] The final edition of the 2023 festival series, and it's a cracker. Join Joe, Tom, Alex and James on their adventure around the starstudded lineup of this year's Leeds festival: included are interviews with easylife, Softplay, Himalayas, L'Objectif and many more! a massive experience, fantastic live sets and immaculate vibes, squeezed into one podcast. If you want to live the Leeds/Reading experience, this is the auditory experience for you.
(Explicit warning) Join Head of Music Joe Brearley and the notorious Tommy 'little Greg' Ralling as they explore the twin trail, celebrating the 15th anniversary of BOOMTOWN!! Things to expect: big tunes, big artists (such as Barington Levy, Loyle Carner, Chase and Status, Nia Archives and many more), big walks, big hills, big interviews, big ferris wheels, gorgeous scenery, and two blokes who somehow found themselves in the thick of it. WARNING: this podcast contains extreme amounts of professional journalism and maturity, and lots of oonts oonts music, with intense side effects of wanting to go again next year.
For my final episode as your host I - Idorenyin Hope - sat down with Black Access staff Alex and Kimi for a deep dive into Pride at York. Join me as our guests share their unique perpectives on the importance of pride, reperesentation, and acceptance as Black students at the University of York. For there is power in being true to onself.
URY's Head of Music, Joe Brearley, and his good pal and fellow broadcaster Ethan, had a bodge around Parklife 2023, and talk to the lovely patrons about their experience, as well as review the music, and talk (too much) about the weather. If you are interested to see what a music festival is all about, want to recount the absolute scenes of this year's parklife, or fancy listening to two blokes trundle about and have a good natter, this is the podcast for you. (warning: this podcast contains explicit language and drug references - viewer discretion is advised!)
Joe Brearley, URY's Head of Music, interviewed the brilliant young artist Santino Le Saint about his new EP, New Material, as well as his tours, his music tastes growing up and today, and his recent experiences on the runway.