Bal en Blanc 2012:
arrived at 11pm, and was inside the party within 20 minutes (coatcheck and search included) .. pretty damn awesome compared to other years.
in retrospect, I wish I had arrived in time for Paskal & Vessinlov, considering what I heard in the house room until Danny T came on ... definitely not my kinda house ... jacques lu cont was interesting and fun actually ... angello played exactly what i expected, commercial cheese trancey house ... tried the trance room, but Angello was the lesser of two evils when compared with the vocal crap AVB was spinning ... fedde le grand surprised me with a some old school tracks I didn't expect to hear ... i think they were new remixes, but still pretty cool ... oh yeah, and Angello's circuit party sit-in was kind of ridiculous ... i certainly didn't sit on that dirty floor, but knelt down to be one with the masses I suppose ... noticed some prissy bitch right at the front who just kept standing though, kinda funny ... a lil annoyed that I was waiting for 7am for Danny T, and he didn't come on until like 745 or 8 ... I think it was advertised as a 5 hour set, non? ... as people have said, he did bring the full spectrum of house music in a way that Tenaglia can only do! ... it was a great way to finish off the night
washrooms were really disgusting, i feel so bad for the girls who have to put up with that!
and alcohol lineups were awful and bartenders were total tools ... i saw a few of them on their fukin blackberries while they have a lineup of people in front of them... waited in one line for 15 mins only to get to the front and have the guy say he was out of beer ...he could have reached over to the stand beside him and grabbed some from there, but no, he decided to be a dick! ... if you are going to charge 8.75 for a molson dry, have your bars stocked!!! and replenish when needed!!! FFS! ... then waited in another line close to last call, got up to the front, and the managers cut it off right as I got there! ...meh, guess it saved me $20 in the end!
didn't see any OD's, which is always nice, as it can really fuck with your mood and vibe ...i'm sure there were some, but thankfully I didn't see it.
this was a much straigher bal en blanc than last year ... the gays had a lil area on the left of the house room, but I didn't see much of a bear country going on ... guess alot went to Peter @ stereo