Deeply concentrated: Dave Huismans aka 2562
Respect also to the Under_score residents Jim Petherwick, Luke Malcher and Placid for their uniformly excellent selections as well. As usual I spent far too much time chatting and hanging around on the pavement outside smoking rather than staying purely focused on the music, but that's all part of the communal experience and half the enjoyment for me. Nice to meet up with Richard Carnage (of Tape infamy) again plus Duncan, and a surprise appearance from Komanasmuk, though no other familiar faces from the dubstep scene in attendance - probably all still recovering from the previous evening's Subloaded all-nighter. Also great to make some new acquaintances, including Paul from Emptyset, that bloke from Luton, the guy who's organised a headlining set from Gatekeeper this weekend, the other guy who's involved with a Bruk night on 15th Feb. and those lads who'd just turned 19, etc etc. Wicked, friendly vibes all night, the crowd was mad for it and the dancefloor was pretty much solid from midnight through till the end. How much of that was down to pills I don't know (maybe I look like a drug-dealer cos a couple of times I had people asking me if I had any). Was it a techno night or a dubstep night? On balance it was the former, but the lines never felt so blurred before. Note to self: attend more Under_Score nites!!
Mad For It!
Gutter, Jimmy P. and Richard Carnage soaking up the Huismans vibe