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A Dash Through The Musicals With James Long
James Long plays some of the best songs from the musicals, but be ready with your requests and messages too!
Beat Generation
An hour of chat and beats with something extra thrown in now and then.
Disco Sucks
URY's only specialist disco show also plays soul, funk and house. Music to make you dance, baby.
Drowning In Punk
Specialist Punk, Hardcore, Oi, Ska and Reggae show looking at new minor label artists as well as some bigger bands and older classics
Jazz In My Pants
The Specialist Jazz show on your student station!
Michael Thackray
The specialist music show for the brave and the bold. Over the next two weeks Michael Thackray will be finding out what more about the murkey depths Techno and Electronica, and then taking a look at the farther reaches of Americana and Folk music. A good set of headphones are recommended.
The Last Waltz
A brand new show, specialist music.
The Specialist
Weekly focus on one very special artist - their own work, associates and sound-alikes - from the worlds of funk, rock, indie and more.
New Morning

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. 

Full Metal Racket
Will Oldfield brings you the best of the (very) wide world of metal music, spiced up with his choice picks from a variety of other genres, exciting features and his unique own brand of inane rambling!
Joe's Cover Up!

Joe Rawcliffe takes you on a magical mystery tour into the weird and wonderful world of song covers.

Focus Music: Around the World

A collective of music specialists trace and discuss political, rhythmical and cultural patterns in a journey around the globe through music which normally remains underneath the radioplay radar. World music, reggae, jazz, blues, anything new, alternative and exciting. 

FocusMusic: The Panel

A selection of URY's most discerning specialist music presenters gather to discuss the freshest and most interesting tracks of the week - with reviews, interviews and news from the local scene.

FocusMusic: Sound Clash

Pitting URY's best specialist music DJs against each other in a weekly sound clash which traverses genre, time and space to separate the Soundboys from the Champions. Battling it out for a spot DJ'ing at Summer Ball.

URY Jukebox: 87.7 Bailrigg FM Edition

For the entire Roses weekend, URY will be simulcasting 87.7 Bailrigg FM except for its own specialist music shows. This means that instead of the usual URY Campus Jukebox playlists, you'll hear the alternative sounds of the Bailrigg FM soundtrack.

We won't be able to provide you with a tracklist for this show.

Focus Music: Spotlight Show

The Spotlight show brings bands and DJ's from York, both student and local, along with those that are passing through York. Tune in to hear specialist music, a live session and an interview with the band/DJ.

Over the last few years, we have had as guests, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Tings Tings, Stornoway, Mystery Jets, Lucy Ward, and most recently, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Admiral Fallow and the Conspirators.

The Hip-Hop Show

The Title is pretty self-explanatory. It is a show in which i shall play Hip-Hop. So peace out sit back and relax whilst i bring you a fine selection of carefully selected banging tunes to play for you lucky listeners.

Cut the Lights

Alex Light brings you 1 hour of uninterupted music from the best in neo-soul to the hottest IDM all via indie disco hits. It's all about the music you want to hear but haven't heard yet.

Tune in, turn the lights off.


A specialist music show where two topics are discussed and debated, going through a number of rounds and playing selected tracs to find out which is better.

10,000 Volts Straight to the Nipples

DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME. An eclectic selection of new electronic music, tickling the bleeding edge of electronic music (not with my nipples, though...)

Lights Out

One last year of specialist music - let's make it a good one. 

The biggest, loudest new music show on the station. Every week I'll be bringing you my pick of the new releases, hidden gems found from the depths of the internet and artists you've never heard of, often with a scandanavian feel to the whole thing. 

Message in via twitter, facebook or the URY website and enjoy all the fun that brings.


Spotlight brings you the best of the week's URY broadcasts, showcasing our station's best presenters and shows.

Sharing the most illuminating moments of speech and speaker-igniting tunes picked out by our specialist music presenters.

The Best Show on URY

A late night specialist music show specialising in playing an unspecialized variety of music. There will be all sorts depending on the mood of the day.

The Sunday Shrekfast Show

Join Neave,  Steve,  Will & Kaja for possibly the best show on radio,  bless your ears with the beautiful noises of the Shrek soundtrack and allow us to wake you up on what would otherwise be another boring show... This the special to beat all specials,  you could say we are the special specialists.  That'll do donkey.. That'll do

Did you just assume my Genre?

an early morning specialist music show playing an eclectic variety of music