A mix of good music, chat, quizzes and a fun look back at the University's scientific history. To celebrate the Physics department's 50th!
Join William King for an hour of music reflecting on the day just gone.
As well as bringing you hits from the past we keep up-to-date by chatting through recent events from around the world and playing the tracks that we feel fit.
The URY Speech team invetsigates the role of gender identity in our society. Our aim is to raise awareness of the different types of identity, and to address related topics such as the representation of gender in the media, politics, and law, as well as looking at the history of gender and personal perspectives from students. Georgie Norgate interviews a variety of people to learn about their personal experience with gender and some issues they have come across as a result of their gender identity.
Tom Morello once said that ‘every successful, progressive, radical or revolutionary movement that has ever been seen has had a great soundtrack’. We bring you these soundtracks. Each week we have a different theme and movement, playing the songs that have provided impetus for change and given people a voice.
Zoë, Q and hopefully guests do a show to celebrate lgbtq+ history month! (Juust before it ends)
Celebrating the week we were born as an official station, I'll be playing some of the absolute gems that came out in 1968. We will also be delving in to the events of the year and of course, commemorating an historic day in your favourite station's history!
As URY turns 50, James Brookes celebrates the last half century of University Radio York. James will count backwards one year at a time playing the biggest hits, discussing the new events and crazes and the important moments in URY history until he reaches 1968 at the end of the summer term.
A music show taught like a history of art class, looking at how movements in history, politics, art, and fashion influenced different genres of music. And, much like in a history of art class, it effects you and what you listen to way more than you'd think.
This show will pay a tribute to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the propaganda station that started during the Cold War and is still on air in some countries. Eevery week we'll learn of a short interesting story from RFE's golden days. For each show we'll have music from a different decade.
A mixture of fine beats and a tale woven across episodes of a movement that changed music – from its beginnings in the block parties of the 1970s to the golden age of the late '80s and modern day manifestations.
A fortnightly insight into the LGBTQ scene at York. Feauturing a panel of network representatives, students guests, and presenter Jack Elliott, we'll be discussing topical issues and news items, looking at LGBTQ history and maybe even throwing a few quizzes your way!
Sextended is a taboo tackling talk show, brand new for this academic year.
A wonderful taboo-busting hour, stay tuned and message in to tell us your views each episode...
A truly eclectic mix of music and chat from URY's oldest presenters who last presented a show as students in June 1976. We aim to cover the history of our relationship with music, children, wives etc. Basically, we're grown-ups pretending we're not. This time we promise not to try origami on the radio.
It is a test show. Named after the famous Hello World program written by all programmers in history.
Mike and Dvaid, being two retreads back for the weekend, attempt to relive their URY youth by digging old stuff out of the URY record librray. Anything could happen once we find the Chicken Song on 7" vinyl.