The Que Club
Saturday 8th September 2001
Jesus O'Lord a mercy
Being a regular at this event for nearly 2 years what a shock/surprise
I had from this evening's entertainment.
I got to the club for my usual time for 8'ish and were the queue??
I thought I had came on the wrong night but double-checked my ticket
and yes it said clearly 08.09.01 Flashback @ the que club.
Well I headed back to the square peg to meet up with ed due to
the trains messing up. Well we stayed in there to see if there
were any flashback stray's inside. Well we headed back @ 9:15
and then bam there was all these ravers there from no-were. Well
queuing didn't take too long, some new faces in the queue I hadn't
Well we got into the Que club for 9:40ish well its only 10mins
so I wasn't bothered to be honest.
WOW that all I had to say about the main arena they well and
truly kitted out the main arena. We saw the return of the Video
screens, plenty of UV lights as well. Lots of inflatables the
decorations around the arena with murals like tribal work looked
really neat. Well we can tell that the altern-8 were I the house
as either side of the stage we had massive cutout's in fluorescent
yellow either side an "A" and an "8".
I really like to see a lot of production going into for big events
you can tell that this night was going to get better.
Up first was pilgrim his set was really good normally warm up
sets well that don't really get me going proper but this set was
really bouncy I just couldn't help myself apart from just to bounce.
Next up was tango playing some really dark hardcore, which sometimes
is not my cup of tea. What I also like when they have the video
screens up you know which dj is on plus also gives you time for
the line-up for the evening. Well dj Vibes was up after tango
so I went to the Drum'n'Bass arena to check up what was happening
in the world of jungle. Well a tune by Andy c and Shimon and I
really don't have to mention the name and this tune is getting
played everywhere. Last week at Slammin nearly every dj played
well tonight is not going to be no exception well if I have to
tell you it's Body Rock off RAM. I really, love this tune coz
it's not like drum'n'bass it makes you sway rather than nodding
your head rather than brocking out. I heard this tune was getting
released soon and may even enter the national charts all-good
for drum'n'bass I hope.
Well back into the main arena and we seen the arrival of the
Essex boys so u know the Vibes and Live-Lee show was ready for
This set was electric you could tell live lee was really enjoying
himself lot's of energy he was really enjoying himself. Vibes
was playing a more late 94 - early 96 set I could tell this was
a nice happy set, everyone I could see was grinning like a Cheshire
cat. Listening to this set just made you think how come they don't
make tunes like this anymore? When vibes was here in June it was
a more break beat set rather than happy but this well I really
enjoyed my self. I would to see this type of hardcore played more
often @ the Que club as people really enjoy this come on Mo and
jimmy Get some-one like Hixyy go on!!!
Well straight out of one set into the other there no time to
stop to-night up next was ALTERN-8 I was not going to miss this
for anything. I have waited nearly two years after missing there
first appearance at flashback way back xmas of '99 I was not going
to miss this. They had the some wicked break-dancers on the stage
performance some wicked stunts. Introduced the legend's of oldskool
altern-8 on the stage, Mark and Chris a.k.a. altern-8 were situated
behind each board. They started the set off with move my body
and well you couldn't dance as you just watched the break dancers
on stage I was taken well back by there tricks it was electric.
They played the famous "yeah check this next track out. You
got to make some space watch ya bass bins bin I'm telling ya"
the classic of the infiltrate 202. You could tell people were
well impressed as vibes stayed behind with live-lee and mc Lenni's
face was gob smacked by some of the break dancers stunts.
All the classics were played ranging from "Frequency"
to "A D8 with Pleazure" to "Armageddon". The
full -on-mask hysteria was on show here tonight.
This really marked another memorable night for me in flashback's
Straight out of the altern-8 into the king of the beats no other
than Sir Michael Finn. He played all the flashback jump up classics
ranging from the famous bad ass to fugee or not? This set was
wicked but not much different from his set in February to be honest
it was a good set but the same tunes from Feb, but in a different
order this time round. This is no criticism to Mickey Finn but
it would be nice that as flashback's music policy for the main
arena is for tune mainly to be played from 94-95 drum'n'bass I
really would like to hear more stuff from 97 or even early 98
tunes like warhead, shadow boxing etc. but u still couldn't complain
when he dropped the famous Congo Natty track a stormer with the
jungle head's Champion DJ.
Well next up was the flashback resident / co-promoter Mistress
Mo she played a dirty banging hardcore set that I've never heard
her play before this was really banging you just didn't have time
to stop this set was amazing I never knew she could be capable
to play this kind a stuff it really went down with the crowd.
This was also the first time I have seen mc Ribzz at the Que club
he was really getting into it hyping up the crowd with his own
She played some wicked tune like the xenophobia rush in the house,
vengeance by DMS the ravers was really stomping to this set. Mo
warned me earlier in the evening of what she was going to play
I was really taken back by this set.
Last set of the night the godfather of hardcore DJ Slipmatt this
dj can never go wrong playing tune after tune just kept the crowd
raving till the early hours of Sunday playing all the Rave anthems
from Baby D to the prodigy he played wind it up which I have not
heard played at a rave for quite a long time. Glad to see the
record in Slipmatt's record box. This set was kind of different
from that of last week he played a classic which got stopped mc
lenni raving on the dance floor and jumped on stage to get the
rewind think it's called Take it Easy by shut up and dance. Well
the night ended with the famous SL2 on a ragga tip but hey we
got one extra tune and then a further tune.
After the fiasco of last week with Slammin security the Que club
security seem to be sound just more down to earth compared to
the gorillas of the sanctuary. Well I had to say this has been
one of my favourite flashbacks since joining the flashback following
some nearly two years ago
Many thanx and big shouts to Ed, XLR8, Wilson, Birmingham Junglettes,
Andy, Mistress Mo , Jimmy, Lenni, Will, Vibes, Live-Lee, Slipmatt,
Karris, Richard P, Astro,Tammy and all the nutterz that I don't
your names but know your faces.
Written by Xtra-C
Flashbackin' & Rewindin'