memories



Memories of a Gig: Weyes Blood

11th March 2021

Next up is Anastasija Svarevska, whose Memory of a Gig is a little more exotic than the rainy, freezing queue outside of the Hydro, but the rather notorious, celeb-studded Corner Hotel in Melbourne, Australia, in which Weyes Blood played a monumental set. It’s March 2020: my repatriation flights from Australia back home to the good ...


Memories of a Gig: Kasabian

2nd March 2021

In this new series, we ask students in these socially distanced, isolating times to think back to a happier time when they were crammed in a venue, having warm liquid thrown over them they hoped was a cheap pint, and losing their voice the next day after scream-singing along to lyrics. It was a simpler ...


Love letters to the stage

18th February 2021

Theatre-lovers reminisce of happy times and the importance of theatre, hopeful to return to the buzz of the box office queue soon.  What a year it’s been. From fighting forest fires to combatting a pandemic, we’ve all faced adversity. Yet there’s one group that’s been ignored in this pandemic; a group we turn to time ...


Memories of a gig: The 1975

9th February 2021

Our debut gig-goer is Lauren Lilley, who looks back on The 1975’s Hydro gig this year with fond memories of a show more like a gathering of a community, and a band that soundtracked her teenage years. Without a doubt, the best ever gig I have been to was seeing The 1975 for the fourth ...