NYE in London

elgato

I just dont know
Does anyone know of anything good happening in London? For parties preferably in an illegal setting... theres this Joyride thing which looks decent, but I have yet to come across anything that gets me going fully...
 

tom pr

Well-known member
If I were here for NYE i'd be on joyride in a second; it's round the corner from me and some old mates are playing there that it'd be nice to see. but alas, i'm going to a street party in a small town in the very north of scotland that will either be wonderful or awful. I don't think there'll be an in between.

There's this in Northampton, if you're prepared to make the trip...
 
theres this Joyride thing which looks decent, but I have yet to come across anything that gets me going fully...

nice tip, thanks! although im sure there will be plenty of other squat parties going down that night

nye is always a bit of an anticlimax really though
 

elgato

I just dont know
thanks for the tips! that thing in Northampton looks ridiculous

Joyride will be sick but I don't know if its a space big enough to deal with the numbers I think they'll get, so I'm not quite convinced (yet!). probably just playing by ear is the way forward
 

baboon2004

Darned cockwombles.
thanks for the tips! that thing in Northampton looks ridiculous

Joyride will be sick but I don't know if its a space big enough to deal with the numbers I think they'll get, so I'm not quite convinced (yet!). probably just playing by ear is the way forward

How many do you reckon that Joyride warehouse space will take then?
 

elgato

I just dont know
How many do you reckon that Joyride warehouse space will take then?

if its the one i heard it was, being used in the same way (which may not be correct) i would say maybe 650-750 or something. which i guess is a lot, it just seems like the kind of thing that may draw well beyond that. the guestlist thing implies that they're dealing with the matter though...
 

wonk_vitesse

radio eros
nice tip, thanks! although im sure there will be plenty of other squat parties going down that night

nye is always a bit of an anticlimax really though

i'd be very suprised if there was good squat do this year. Given the level of violence & police hassle at a big one b4 xmas who'd be mug enough to get involved? Sad, but times change. I stand to be corrected on new year's day ;)
 

elgato

I just dont know
if its the one i heard it was, being used in the same way (which may not be correct) i would say maybe 650-750 or something. which i guess is a lot, it just seems like the kind of thing that may draw well beyond that. the guestlist thing implies that they're dealing with the matter though...

ha yeh i see on facebook that 1600+ have confirmed as attending! hmmmm
 

baboon2004

Darned cockwombles.
How was Joyride, for anyone who managed to get there/get in?

I got down onthe list, but then decided it was too far. Then bought tickets for Ewan Pearson at the T Bar. And...decided it was too far at 11pm on the night... :confused:
 

elgato

I just dont know
How was Joyride, for anyone who managed to get there/get in?

I got down onthe list, but then decided it was too far. Then bought tickets for Ewan Pearson at the T Bar. And...decided it was too far at 11pm on the night... :confused:

haha, well... got the train through at about 10, all carraiges packed with skinny jeans lumberjack shirts etc, got to the venue at 10:15 to find the venue full and a crowd of at least 500 (if not substantially more) frustrated youngsters swarming the venue! there was a good atmosphere around though

ended up at a house party in Hackney, i had a great night

hope you all had a good one! any tales?
 
i'd be very suprised if there was good squat do this year. Given the level of violence & police hassle at a big one b4 xmas who'd be mug enough to get involved? Sad, but times change. I stand to be corrected on new year's day ;)

if squats are your thing and park royal wasnt you on nye then boy you missed out. venue was off the hook (3 buildings complex), shitloads of soundsystems/crews, and thousands of people. bit scummy, but there you go. great night.
 

baboon2004

Darned cockwombles.
if squats are your thing and park royal wasnt you on nye then boy you missed out. venue was off the hook (3 buildings complex), shitloads of soundsystems/crews, and thousands of people. bit scummy, but there you go. great night.

Where was this...or are we talking about Joyride?

If not Joyride, how on earth do you find out about happenings like this?
 

elgato

I just dont know
if squats are your thing and park royal wasnt you on nye then boy you missed out. venue was off the hook (3 buildings complex), shitloads of soundsystems/crews, and thousands of people. bit scummy, but there you go. great night.

was that the thing at Acton? we were constantly on the verge of going but it never materialised... it sounded amazing
 
park royal is near enough to be considered acton yeah, and it was a very very big one, although i did hear that there were a few more going on in acton proper the same night.
 
Where was this...or are we talking about Joyride?

If not Joyride, how on earth do you find out about happenings like this?



well i found out via the malfaiteurs line (which they openly advertise on their website)

malfaiteurs are a crew that run a nice but smallish soundsystem playing acid/techno, but on major occassions like new years eve etc... often several crews will link up to offer multiple soundsystems at a party. i knew malfaiteurs would probably link up with manik, and on their line they said it was gonna be a big one. but if it wasnt for their party line i wouldnt have known.
 

wonk_vitesse

radio eros
I stand corrected, there was a big'un in Park Royal, lots of peeps 'raving' about this one, 7 rooms apparently. ;)

 
yes thats the one!!! hahaha you can still see people on the roof

seeing that just brought back the memory

do you know anywhere with photos of the night? i saw loads of people with cameras (video and slr) but i cant seem to find anything on the net
 

noel emits

a wonderful wooden reason
It's great that stuff like that can still happen. Fairly warms the cockles it does.
 
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