Uncertainty gripping the future of Motion for the past 15 months due to nearby housing developments has been quenched after a new legal mechanism was agreed to by developers, legally permitting the existing noise levels from the club.
In such strange times as these, it’s only natural to crave something akin to normalcy. Conventional live music events won’t be back on the table for a while yet, but fear not: the city is turning to more innovative prospects, ensuring students can still get their live music fix.
Some things never change. The queue for Lakota, along the graffiti-strewn walls of Upper York Street, is as vibrant as ever – social distancing is patchy and masks are few and far between, but it’s a young crowd and the sun is shining. It feels good to be back.
At its peak, the lockdown left many of us hankering for some genuine connection, to plug the gap that Zoom just couldn’t reach. Thankfully, we had music. Here are the songs and sounds that guided us through.