Liverpool does not have the clubbing reputation of Manchester or Leeds, but its scene has arguably been better than both for the past few years. One of the reasons for this is The Kazimier, an old theatre converted into a club space that those who attend think of as the best club in England. Unfortunately like so many other spaces, it is closing to make way for property development. Liverpool promoters Abandon Silence found their spiritual home at The Kaz over the years and so, for their parting gift, they booked vinyl geeks Hunee and Jeremy Underground to play an all-night farewell.
Hunee warmed things up with some of his trademark rare disco cuts, such as ‘Baby I’m Coming At You’. Hunee and Jeremy then traded song for song for two hours, navigating sounds as disparate as Marquis Hawkes’ demented ghetto house and Idiater Edwards’ sleazy 80s funk, culminating their set in Larry Levan’s timeless remix of ‘When You Touch Me’. Jeremy then took the reigns by himself, showing just how much he loved Liem’s ‘If Only’ by playing it at the start of his set, despite having dropped it in the back-to-back an hour earlier. He swiftly moved things into stomping territory, mixing the breakdown of Scuba’s ‘Adrenalin’ into the aptly titled ‘The Fuck Off Track’. As the lights were switched on for a final time, he cemented the broadest of grins on everyone’s faces with Gabor Szabo’s ‘Keep Smiling’ being the final record played at a Kazimier Abandon Silence.