1.20am After a few laps of Liverpool's one-way system, we end up at Le Bateau, a cavernous pub-like affair which is home to I-Robot, the summer version of the legendary techno night, Voodoo
What got played?
John Berry, resident
Anthony Rother 'Destroy Him My Robots'
A1 People 'Badaas'
The Advent 'True Combo'
Next Generation 'Chemical Breakdown'
Aux 88 'Play It Loud'
DMX Krew 'Mannequin'
2.15am Freaky electro squiggles round the lower floor, while John Berry booms big, beery beats in the function room. Tonight's clubbers seem to have emerged from that urban netherworld where the sun never shines, but the skunk grows on trees. We end up lost in the dry ice
2.37am Get cornered by a long-hair who tells us that his acid trips haven't been so good lately, since he's been dosing himself every weekend. He mentions that he's just double-dropped. Pat on the shoulder and flee to Cream