After more than three decades away from the URY airwaves, former head of classical Peter Aylmer returns to tell how he discovered at York the music of Olivier Messiaen, 20th-century composer and mentor to the avant-garde. No prior musical knowledge needed, just an ear for new sounds.
Expect to hear new, challenging and beautiful songs/non-songs. A wide range of styles, including non-mainstream areas of electronica, rock, pop, avant-garde, sound poetry, jazz, world, drone, noise and anything in between.
A look at the history of alternative music from the beginnings of avant-garde classical through to modern post-rock and other genres, presented by The Nightwarbler.
In 2013 the NME published it's Top 400 albums of all time, Stewart Dennis takes a delve into the greatest records ever made and counts them down. Tonight it is teh final 40 and the Greatest album ever made is revealed. Will it be The Fall?