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23 June 2002 - City Parade WE WERE IN HEAVEN!
The happy side:
Minimum counts 120.000 and maximum says 180.000 ... so, let's say 150.000 to be honnest... And now let's JUMP for this true victory over sad spirits and old fashioned ghosts. If this is not a definition of unity... if this is not a youth claiming for more understanding and more creativity... then what is it? LOVE! FUN FOR LIFE! MUSIC! RESPECT! That's our duties. We saw House, Techno, Trance, Goa Psytrance, Drum'n Bass, Electro... olds, youngs, undergrounds, mainstreams, french, flemish, skins from the south and from the north, EVERYONE was up to the massive open air party.
Remember 3000 party people at the Boccaccio (Gent) on a sunday night in 1987? Now look how it's been growing and spreading the unity and happiness virus in the futuristic heads of Belgium... look how this is peaceful and creative... look... I'm as happy as you all !
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The serious side:
400 agents, local and federal, were mobilized. The Police did not announce any serious incident, just some minimal troubles for such a big concentration of people. There has been only one administrative arrest (intoxication) and 8 legal arrests (narcotics, prohibited weapons...). In the many medical stations of the Red Cross, there were 134 admissions including 45 for light wounds and 89 for intoxications (mostly alcohol, some drugs). Twelve admissions gave place to evacuations in an hospital, including 4 serious cases for medicamentous intoxications. In short, there were less problems than any 15 August in Wallonia. 143 problems for 150.000 party people... what is it? About nothing! This proves, if it was necessary, that Party Children are peaceful and positive!
We are one with the future! Let's go for it in 2003 in Gent ... and of course this summer at House-Torhout, Alive, etc...
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You really absolutely urgently need a negative critic?
Ok, I found only one: the end of the party at St Leonard (at 00:30) was a little bit... ermm... short and dry. There has been almost no speech and no real "last record". But fortunately the guy who was controlling the laser saved the final, and sent a warm message to everyone with the laser on the green hill: "City Parade 2002. Thank you all. See you next year!"
http://www.cityparade.be
by Nicolas
15 June 2002 - : Is Liège city-council fooling City Parade?
After the fantastic 2001 edition of the City Parade who proved (if it was necessary) that all aspects of that event were positive for the city, it seems that the city authorities of Liège are creating troubles to the CP staff. Even if the Parade did lead 100.000 party people in its streets in 2001 (and 100.000 people buy, eat, drink, and spend their money in the city for a day), the city mayor asked for some sudden additional expenses that weren't listed last year... and even worst: the city pushed the CP staff to rent a specific party hall (the hall of expo), but the firemen "suddenly found" two weeks ago that only 8000 of the 30.000 people capacity was really allowed... so now the staff has to rent some more locations for the parties. This is really not fair from the city-council, since they always pretended to help the City Parade to keep the support of the youth... but pretending is not doing.
Now, what does it mean? It means that the authorities of Liège are very demanding and creating troubles, when ALL the Belgian cities (Hasselt, Gent, Brussels, Antwerp, ...) are knocking at the door of the City Parade to get it on their avenues. This is my personal opinion, but if the Liège mayor still doesn't help... he will loose definitely the event for the city. So... City Parade 2004 in Liège or not? At this point it's not easy to say.
http://www.cityparade.be
by Nicolas
15 June 2002 - The Floats/Trucks
Here's the list of the floats (trucks) for the Love Parade in Berlin, 13 July 2002:
Airport würzburg - www.airlebnis.net, Alien Invasion Celle, Ameland Niederlande - www.loverepublic.nl, Beirut Parade Libanon, Betty Ford Klinik Hamburg www.betty-ford-klinik.com, Blank & Jones Frankfurt / Generation Europe - www.generationeurope.de - www.blankandjones.info, Bonzai records Belgium - www.lightningrecords.be, BPM & Back To Basics Club Ungarn/UK - www.bpm.hu, Club A 9 Bayreuth - www.a9events.de, Club Achtermai Chemnitz - www.achtermai.com, Club Casino Berlin - www.casino-bln.com, Club Paris Berlin/Frankreich, Club Radio Bar Polen, Club Space Ibiza Spanien - www.space-ibiza.de, Clubvision - www.clubvision, Club XS Berlin - www.clubxs.de, Clubbers from Irland, commando wal rot Berlin - www. nonconform69.de, d2000 - www.psychothrill.de, Delirium Frankfurt - www.delirium.de, digital records Ingolstadt - www.digital-records.de, Dockland Münster - thomas@dockland.de, Frequenzberater Hamburg - www.frequenzberater.com, Generation X - Goliath Schweiz - www.goliathworld.com, Global Underground / Club Parasite UK - www.globalunderground.co.uk, G-Move Team Hamburg - www.gmove.de, Goran Vlajic/Proton Croatien - www.astralis.com, Hugon Productions Göttingen - www.hugon.de, Kombinat Records Berlin - www.kombinat-records.com, Kufa Saarbrücken & Flash St. Wendel - www.kufa.de - www.flash-disco.de, Kult e.V., Albstadt, Deutschland, Loveberlin, loveparade int'l - www.loveparade.net, Lovestern Galaktika Berlin - www.lovestern-galaktika.de, LCT - Events, hengelo, niederlande, M1_the Club - www.m1-theclub.com, Matrix Berlin - www.matrix-berlin.de, Mayday - www.mayday.de, Motion Records - www.motion-records.com, Nature One - www.nature-one.de, North Energy International - www.northevents.de, North Fusion, Bad Segeberg, Deutschland - www.northfusion-gmbh.de, Pacha & KW München & Pacha Ibiza - www.pacha-muenchen.de - www.kw-club, partyersatzamt Mühlhausen - www.records-shop.de, Partysan - www.partysan.net, PTP Entertainment Bochum - www.pump-this-party.de, Radio 1 (BBC) - www.bbc.co.uk/radio1, radio sunshine live - www.sunshine-live.de, raveline & elevator - www.dancecube.de, Rave Pilgrims, kelheim, deutschland - www.gott-ist-ein-dj.de, Ravers United - www.raversunited.de, Tribehouse - www.tribehouse.com, TriKs / Hiu Honkong - www.hiu.com.hk, Tunnel Club Hamburg - www.tunnel.de, Vandit Records - www.paulvandyk.de - www.vandit.com... and that's it for 2002!
http://www.loveparade.net
by Nicolas
11 June 2002 - MUzICAL UNREzT next party is free
On 27 June, a Drum'n Bass party by MUzICAL UNREzT will take place at Dali's bar... and it will be free entrance! As Usual, UNREzT develops a blend of refined electronics, happy moods, and a FULL truck of LOUD and hot Drum'n Bass. All started in year 2000 with parties in Antwerpen and Namur, then more recently in Brussels. You find there the talents of Lium, Brekbit, their guests and the visuals of Antonin de Bemels. Now check the video+sound (realvideo) of the party with deejay JB (UK), on 10 February 2001, a 42 minutes concentrated Drum'n Bass pleasure (silences are a will... keep it up!). [Thursday 27 June at Dali's bar, 35 Petite rue des Bouchers - 1000 Brussels downtown]
http://www.drumandbass.be/unrezt/sound/brussells.ram
by Nicolas
10 June 2002 - Complete Alive Festival Line Up
An exceptionnal collection of the most refined of the unrefined electronic moods... a Must this year. Check the pictures of 2001 here (courtesy of Alive Festival) festival ground Gut Eid - 4780 ST. Vith - Belgium Friday 26 July: Speedy J Live [NL], Swayzak Live [UK], Richard Devine Live [USA], Jake Mandell Live [USA], Electric Indigo [Austria], Otto von Schirach Live [USA], Detroit Grand Pubahs Live [USA], Kitbuilders Live [Germ.], Phako Live [Nl], Roger 23 [Germ], Fabrice Lig aka Soul Designer Live, Yorgl Live [Fr], Acid Kirk, Joost de Lijser, Celtric, Bogusman Live, Uriel, Ana L Intrudr Live, Hertz, MCK, Crotchet Live
Saturday 27 July:
Robert Hood [USA] , Rush [USA], Ellen Allien [Germ], Plaid Live [UK], Andrea Parker [UK], Rechenzentrum Live A/V [Germ] , Global Goon Live [UK], Roland Casper [Germ.] , Rob Acid Live [Germ.], Funkstörung Dj/Live [Germ.] , Like A Tim Live [Nl], Deg, Mark Netty [Lux.], Rony&Suzy Live, Frigobox Live, Post Log!q, Lysergic,Exit, Darxus live
Sunday 28 July:
808State Dj's [UK], Sofa Surfers Live [Austria], Jazzanova [Germ.], A Guy Called Gerald [UK], Prefuse 73 Live [USA], Beanfield [Germ.], Waxolutionists [Austria], Ace [Germ.], Westend Crew Dj/live [Germ.], Luc Skywalker [Nl], Vanno, Andi Regler, Soi+Yomm,Nu-Definition of Gendarmerie St. Vith Live, Senior Pepperoni, Carles&Brinkmann [Germ.]
Presales: 3-days ticket : 49 euros ||||| 1 day ticket : Friday: 25 euros, or Saturday: 29 euros
http://www.alive.be
by Nicolas
09 June 2002 - Dumping at the Flyer Printer
Organisers and managers: this is a new hot spot for cheap but quality printings: Ask for Fabrice: 0496 93 89 86. Flyers or posters +/- 250 Euros for 10.000 flyers full-colors, 2 sides. Located in Brussels but can work FAST for all Belgium. Short ETA's (2 or 3 days if hurry). Say you saw it on Noctis.com ... that's even better for you. This is not a commercial, this is an info about who's the cheapest for this.
by Nicolas
09 June 2002 - City Parade 22 June - Liège/Luik - The Trucks!
screenshot from www.cityparade.be - courtesy of cityparade.be
Also see here under for the parties deejay line-ups at Halle des Foires.
by Nicolas
08 June 2002 - Who's Who's End
As previously told in these news, the Who's Who's Land (rue du Poinçon - 1000 Brussels) is closing the doors of its club activities this week-end (7 & 8 June 2002). It appears the licence of the venue has been retrieved by the city authorities... but it still may be soon a fashion bar, a restaurant by the current owners, ... or even a museum by a new owner. Since the current managers want to keep the pressure as long as possible, then everything is possible... let's check it out in september
by Nicolas
06 June 2002 - Palladium, the last week-end
We all know as well the name as the reputation of the Palladium in Baisy-Thy. Emerging from the 80's with a very mainstream concept, it has been one of the main significant commercial clubs in the country for almost 20 years. It has even been the recording studio of many TV shows at the end of the 80's (mostly popular dance charts). But the management of the Palladium tried to turn the dance orientation into a real R'n B Funk style club. The idea was probably good, since R'n B is very popular these times, but it seems that the public did not follow, and that the management did not a very large communication about those changes... so it has not been a real success. Really not, since the Palladium is about to close its doors next week-end under a complete banqueroute. A long story with a dry end, that's sometimes the chapters of the nightlife.
http://www.palladium.be
by Nicolas
06 June 2002 - Lounge club, for summer rent
For party organisers and promoters: the Lounge club is still available for renting on sundays and weekdays of the summer... so if you're searching for a location for your party or your event, check out there, they're listening. Average capacity: 300 to 600 ppl. Ask for Philippe, 25 rue Henri Mauss - 1000 Brussels. alaindelounge@hotmail.com
by Nicolas
21 May 2002 - Soirées E411: Party at the Motorway
Do you know this place situated right under the E411, at the entrance of Brussels?
Originally, it is the headquarters of "Le Club De Pétanque St-Anne". But it's also a venue where parties take place. Last year, this place has seen nite concepts such as Enjoy Apocalypse, Crema y Gusto. Yet it is mostly rented for private parties (RTBf parties). Anyway, a new concept sees daylight down there. It's called "E411". The first party took place on the 1st of June. The organizer, already known for the Exo parties back in 96, 97, has really found an original place. Not original for its venue but for its location. I mean it's not often that you get to party underneath a speedway bridge with cars cruising at 100km/h above your head !!! Well anyway, the music selection is very wide, mostly 80's and 90's hits : kinda Dr Alban meets Alphaville. There aren't really dj's so to say, just 2 or 3 guys with poor mixing skills running cd's and mp3's through a pc. OK, they lack of some experience but they're pretty much aware of it ("faute avouée à moitié pardonnée").
The people? well between 25 and 35, not specially party lovers but really enjoying the music. And finally a smile that will reach everybody's face, the drinks' prices : 1€50 for a pint, 3€ for an alcohol, really pleasant ! "E411", one saturday per month, at Club de Pétanque St-Anne, next to the Forêt de Soignes Sport Complex. entrance : 5€ (1 drink included) [Nicolas Marcus].
[Nicolas Noctis says:] About three years ago, there was a Nomads party there with Bun-Zero and Nr 9, and indeed, it's a huge location for parties. Nice to know that there are still parties there!
by Nicolas Marcus
15 May 2002 - Partybus.be ... a very good party idea
Now there's a website and a crew organising busses to the Mayday, theLove Parade, the City Parade, House Torhout, Dance-Valley, Alive St-Vith, and many other festivals. They do bus-stops in Aalst, Antwerp, Brugge, Brussels, Charleroi, Deinze, Dendermonde, Diest, Eeklo, Geel, Genk, Gent, Halle, Hasselt, Herentals, Ieper, Kortrijk, Leuven, Liège, Lokeren, Lommel, Mechelen, Mons, Namur, Oostende, Oudenaarde, Roeselare, Sint Niklaas, Sint Truiden, Tielt, Tongeren, Torhout, Tournai, Turnhout, Veurne, Waregem, … We just know nothing about who do that and who rules the organisation, but it was about time to see it coming. Do you know that in USA and UK, some tour operators are focusing all their business on rave events? To see how it starts in Belgium, check their website
http://www.partybus.be/partybus
by Nicolas
15 May 2002 - Love Parade 14th Edition
The Love Parade 2002 will launch on 13 July in Berlin.
It started back in 1989 with 250 party-people and one car. It is now more than 1,5 millions of people turning Berlin in a massive dancefloor, with the best techno deejay stars. All details www.loveparade.net
Last year the video stream was produced by RTL.de, and it was live audio on Spoutnik FM Germany.
Most of the 2001 deejay sets are available in mp3 format on Morpheus/Kazaa/Audiogalaxy.
http://www.loveparade.net
by Nicolas
14 May 2002 - Tiga & Zyntherius free videoclip is online
BBC offers you to see the complete video of "I Wear My Sunglasses at Night", the famous electro remix of the 80's classic song by Cory Hart. That track has been an anthem of the Love Parade 2001 in Berlin, in the mix of DJ Hell.
Complete website of the best media ever: www.bbc.co.uk/radio1 - Direct link to the clip:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/media/g2/video/tiga_and_zyntherius/sunglas
by Nicolas
11 May 2002 - Fuz : belgian d'nb, from newsgroup
The Internet is often seen as a way of empowering indie musicians. It has been for Belgian composer Fuz. Following an article posted in a newsgroup, his “ambient trash” with a d'n'b twist was used in the award-winning short movie “Member” by David Brooks starring Josh “Pearl Harbor” Hartnett. In addition to having been shown at most of the major film festivals around the world, “Member” was released in Japan and will be released on DVD in May 2002. Fuz is currently working on new material and preparing for live shows in the summer of 2002. The music is available exclusively on mp3.com/the_fuz.
http://www.mp3.com/the_fuz
by Michael Leahy - michael@a-lyri
10 May 2002 - Who's Who's Land ... soon the End my friend
After years of brilliant highs and cruel lows, years of fights against the bad will of the previous city council and the neighbourhood associations, the magnificent Who's Who's Land will very probably take an end in a couple of months. The sale is currently in progress, and will soon lead to the definitive closure of the club... but we don't know yet when. In a month? Two? Even more? No one can really say at this moment. It is then the final episode of a long story, the awakening of an old theatre from the 20's turned into a massive european-sized club. It started successfully in 1996, with sold-out saturdays and legendary R'nB thursdays, but behind the desk of the district authorities was someone that has a personal problem with the nightlife. Already pressuring the bars and clubs in Brussels, he was very upset about the appearance of the Who's Who's Land, based on an old licence (from 1921), and when the club did some errors (especially with their previous security staff) the whole city-system felt on it and closed it immediately with fake rumors about drugs. It was 1999, and the club was about to pass its harder time, a closing length of one full year. Back since 2000 with the name StudioLive and a new concept based on live musicians + deejays, it unfortunately never really recovered its first recognition, since the sound and the crowd were limited. Closed again during a month for transformations at the start of 2002, the club really takes too much time to launch and causes too many problems in the street... so the sale has been decided by the current owners.
At this very moment, it seems it could be turned into a museum related to the Belgian Frenchspeaking Community... but it's only a supposition.
Some also say that it could be a restaurant or a lounge-bar too... but not a club anymore.
by Nicolas
10 May 2002 - - I Love Techno founder turns on philosophy!
Yes! True! Peter Decuypere, the unstoppable creator of the Fifty Five, the Paradise parties (with Patrick Socks), the Fuse club, the Fill Collins club, and of I Love Techno, is going back to university and starts 4 years of philosophy. Who said that the night organizers were not voluntarily courageous? Will he start a career of teacher or writer? In all the cases, to see a businessman of that size plunging itself in the studies is a beautiful demonstration of an opened mind. So now who's next? [source Out Soon number 100, and check the "Round Table" ... it's really good].
by Nicolas
10 May 2002 - - End of the Good Times for French Raves
You really think the elections changed nothing in France? Now raves will be chased and hunted in one of the only European country where it was possible to organise some. Some laws concerning raves have recently been granted by the French government, but are now suddenly applied by the police. Those new laws mention that any rave must be legally allowed my the local mayor, which is absolutely unreal since the raves took place in woods and empty hills. Who could think that the mayor of 100 homes lost in the country could accept the rave cultures to be shown in his area? How could most of them have any understanding of those futuristic events? How could it be more than a "BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM ..." to them? Those laws are only the straightest way to stop the entire movement.
Check this frenchspeaking report where you can see the Police chasing an 'illegal' rave *before* it starts. In those news from French television (real video), go at 22min 10 sec and watch the results of the small popular fears.
Copy this in your realplayer:
rtsp://rmedia.francetv.fr:554/infos/f2/20h/20h_20020509.rm
by Nicolas
10 May 2002 - Lounge club is still on the line
Contrarily to some ridiculous rumors, the Lounge Club is still open and shakes every week-end with Deep House. What you have to know is that the previous manager (Octaii) has been suddenly dropped by the french owners of the place, and replaced by the current Public Relation manager. All this has been very sudden and, since some other people influenced the change of the management, the mood was a little strange because no one really knew what was happening. Our conclusions are: 1) Octaii did a great job and launched one of the best House clubs in Belgium, only in one year (which is really fast). So we don't really see the reason why he's been dropped out. This text is a tribute to his work.
2) the Food club is still shaking there, every saturday, bringing its quality and its passion to the walls of the Lounge since september 2001.
3) the Lounge club still opens every friday night, so NO it is NOT closed. We don't know of any resident deejay changes, but the Food doesn't change and keeps everything at its place.
Lounge club @ 25 rue H. Mauss. - 1000 Brussels (next to stock exchange)
by Nicolas
09 May 2002 - City Parade... Stop the rumors!
Yes the headquarters of the City Parade are in Liège. And yes the City Parade will move to Gent in 2003. Why? Of course, it's also because of the name of the event... but it's mostly because it created massive problems in Paris or UK, so the authorities of the City of Liège want to have it only one year over two. It's a question of security, and of good relationships with the shops and the citizens. In a short: Liège 2002, then Gent 2003, then Liège 2004, then ??? 2005, Liège 2006, etc etc etc You want more details?
http://www.cityparade.be
by Nicolas
09 May 2002 - Some lost words
sorry but the political and news environment has been so dark these days, I've not been in mood to put any news in here. Please point at this: always try to focus on those who want your freedom. Not on those who *pretend* to put any order. Total cleaning is a lie, the world has always been a mess and will forever be a mess... that's my humble opinion. As far as I'm allowed to say this to you: please, share freedom and share respect... the hate is permanently knocking at our door. Please wake up and stand up for more Love.
Never be ashamed of beeing Cool! Never hide your smile! Never turn on beeing cynical or sarcastic just because it's hype! Never believe the bloody urban legends! Never forget loving those you say you love! Never lie just to stick with the society! Never feel guilty of beeing happy or armless! In this world of arguments and fights, of lethal extremes, love seems to be an alien. It means some need to make a new underground. Now love is underground. Love is rebel! It is deeply a counter-culture to our current social codes wich are based on disrespect and fear. Even the peaceful persons are quickly considered as stupid or passive, aren't they?
This sounds dumb to you? Childish? Maybe it is. But tell me... what do we need but love? And now tell me... what do we have around? [Nicolas Noctis]
by Nicolas Deckmyn - Noctis.com w
15 April 2002 - Sonik club is now closed
It was the place where plenty of underground and successful deejays came to play for fun only. It was the basic foundation of the recognition of deejays like EMB or Lorenzo, and the residency of almost all the scene: Geoffroy, T-Quest, Pierre, St-Dic, etc... Smallest club in Belgium, Sonik has been created by Eric Stock in 1998, in the same street as Pablo Discobar and Belgica (rue du Marché aux Charbons / Kolenmarkt, in the deep centre of Brussels). Over two levels, the venue seemed to launch well for a long time, since the passion and the energy of the staff was really impressive. But some problems with the neighbours forced them to close the first floor, and only the basement kept on shaking for moreless 100 to 200 people. You saw there so many young organisations, such as the Different Parties or the Surreal Anniversary. Now some strong troubles with the building owner are closing the doors of the club... sad sad world sometimes. Big up to all the former staff of the Sonik club, and be sure they'll be back soon for more crazeeeey nighttrips! Isn't it Eric?
http://www.sonik.be
by Nicolas
12 April 2002 - City Parade Final line-up: Names List !
Arena 01 (Techno): Dave Angel (UK), Kenny Larkin (Detroit, USA), Michel De Heij (Nl), Secret Cinema (live, Nl), G-Force aka Stanny Franssen (Germany), Marco Bailey, Psychogene (MadeinBrussels, I Love Techno), Pota
Arena 02 (House): Phats & Small (UK), Charles Schillings, 100% Isis (Amsterdam), Junior Jack & Kid Crème, Geoffroy (Food club), Murvin Jay (X-Mirano), Praxid
Arena 03 (Progressive Trance): Moguai (Ger.), Alison Marks (UK), Anthonny Pappa (UK), Pako & Frederik (live, Nl), Marko (LaRocca), CP, Mr Sam, TC BRain
Arena 04 (Drum'n Bass): Grooverider vs MC Rage (UK), Hype vs AD (UK), Nubian (Nl), Millenium Crew (Gent), Brekbit, Dylem & Freeman
+ Arena 05: Relaxing Zone
Let me tell you this: bring coffee, fruits and all your energy ressources! Only top range deejays at the desks.
And I even heard something about 2003: it seems that a very BIG european deejay is asking about coming next year. Now, the stars want and ask by themself to come at our belgian parade! wooohooo!
http://www.cityparade.be
by Nicolas
13 April 2002 - Dance Valley 2002 (august) last tickets
We all know that most of the tickets for next DV are sold out, BUT they kept a few to leave out a little later. Now I received a message from the Dance Valley crew saying that the last presale for the last Dance Valley tickets will start on Saturday April 20th . You will find a list of the presale addresses on this url (Be aware there are only a few tickets left!):
http://www.dancevalley.nl/html/vvk2002.html
by Nicolas
12 April 2002 - In the Beginning There Was Jack!
At the start of a track by Mr Fingers or in a deejay mix, you all heard that voice saying "In The Beginning There Was Jack, And Jack Had a Groove, and from this Groove Came The Groove of All Grooves!". It was the voice of Chuck Roberts in 1984... you want the complete lyrics of that genuine House preach? And the Audio? click here:
http://www.noctis.com/nightmagazine/jack.htm
by Nicolas
08 April 2002 - Free Rave in France: 10.000 ravers and the police
It seems that the rave scene in France has heavy troubles with its reputation combined with the pre-election countdown. Last year the french government refused a law suggested by one of their main ministers. That law was supposed to force the rave organisers to ask for local public aknowledgement and licences before any event... and it meant the death of the raves. But the lobbying worked well and the law has finally not been voted. The problem now is that the pressure against raves is fast-growing with the feeling of insecurity due to the political campains. Some far neighbours, instead of asking anyone, complained against a recent rave in the Broceliande Forrest (Bretagne)... and at the end of the event, in the morning, the Police arrived with brutality, helicopters, tv reporters, and guns targeting the dog of a kid. So, maybe the organisers should ask before starting a party... ok on that... but that is NO JUSTIFICATION for such a violent behaviour by the police. Those ravers did choose an abandoned field far from every village, and were cleaning the place after the night with 10.000 party people... is it a crime to make a party? (razzia viewable in the archives of the news, www.france2.fr at date 08 April 2002)
by Nicolas
25 March 2002 - City Parade Date confirmed + free winamp skin
The press conference for the City Parade 2002 in Liège confirms the date to be 22 of June, exactly the same date as previous year. All is basically set to be the most impressive open air event in the Belgian nightlife history. And this year, after the free Open City Party, all will still shake at the Palais des Expositions of Liège (so, not in the several places with all the capacity problems last year). Then, do we dare to expect 200.000 people? Let's warm-up the thing!
You have a Winamp player and you want the free City Parade skin to get the ultimate look? Check it out in our downloads page
http://www.cityparade.be
by Nicolas
23 March 2002 - New Pictures
Fetes de la Musique in LLN pictures with Jack de Marseille (Fr). Click Here! - Louvain-La-Neuve Fuse, Some March pictures with Dave Clarke (UK).
The Lounge club anniversary pictures, with Johnny Fiasco (Chicago).
The Zoo in Pecq, Girly Party pictures with Isabel, Stephanie and Baby B. (Tournai/Doornik)
Check it out in the pictures page!
by Nicolas
22 March 2002 - New Food Main Course Line-Up
The next issue of Food Main Course won't be at the Oktoberhallen of Wieze, but at the Brabanthal of Leuven. Bigger and louder; the confirmed date is the Friday 10 May. The line up features: Carl Craig (special house set), Kevin Saunderson (KMS Detroit), Derrick May (Transmat, Detroit), Gene Farris (Chicago), Michel De Hey (Nl), Tomaz (MadeInBrussels), Raoul (Swirl People), Geoffroy, Jan Van Biesen, Trish
http://www.foodmaincourse.com
by Nicolas
19 March 2002 - Free Entrance at MadeinBrussels 22 March
The friday 22 March with the deejay from Fischerspooner is free entrance at MadeinBrussels club. The first week of March was charged 15 € due to the visit of Dave Angel... Psychogene figured that it was really too much, even for one unique evening. So he decided to make it free this friday. And please, keep in mind that MIB club is usually 8 € (and free before 23h) for 'resident' evenings, and 10 € (and 3 € before 23h) for evenings with an international guest.
http://www.noctis.com/made
by Nicolas
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