‘The Kick, The Snare, The Hat & A Clap’ (the story of Newcastle’s warehouse party scene).

‘The Kick, The Snare, The Hat & A Clap‘ is an independient film created by Susie Davies. The movie tells the story of the 1990s rave & warehouse party scene in and around the Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle.

The 30-min video retraces the ’90s free party and warehouse scene in Newcastle. It focuses predominantly on Ouseburn Valley, an area on the eastern fringe of the city that has been a site of rapid change and gentrification over the last two decades.

Narrated via a series of interviews, the film tells the stories of the ravers, warehouse breakers and soundsystem technicians who were part of the scene, as well as charting the social change and urbanisation that followed.

Watch the film below:

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