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“Had a wicked night at Mr Elephant! yes yes” – Doctor (Bass Operations/Brotherhood of Filth) on Mr Elephant Party Rockin Mammals #13 – April 2010

“Hi mate, it was real nice yesterday! All my friends enjoyed it. Very friendly atmosphere and good vibe” – Yannis (Fruitaloka) on Mr Elephant Live & Free #11 – April 2010

“hey man great night last night!” – Jos Fletcher on Mr Elephant Live & Free #11 – April 2010

“was top night, what i saw at least :)” – Tony Grainger (THC/Resistor) – on Mr Elephant Party Rockin Mammals #13 – April 2010

“good nite mate!” – Tony (loop promotions) – on Mr Elephant Live & Free #11 – April 2010

“Cheers mate a pleasure and well done yourself good gig!!!” – Jon Tangawizi (Jibbering) on Mr Elephant Live & Free #9 – Feb 2010

“Fair play marc, wicked night as always. : )” – Dave Moore (Boxxed) – Ben Lawton on Mr Elephant Live & Free #9 – Feb 2010

“fun night, thanks for having us there! ?” – Eva Lazarus (Dub Mafia) – on Mr Elephant Live & Free #9 – Feb 2010

“Respect Marc for putting the whole night together, and to all artists and to Blendstate for the corkin visuals. A Great night,Top Vibe. Peace and One Love :~)” – on Mr Elephant Live & Free #9 – Feb 2010

“great work, always brilliant and original results :)” – Bass6 (Beatbox) – March 2010

“The birthday bash last year was one of the highlights I gotta say, Dub FX was just awesome!! Please keep me posted on anything going on man, your sets especially are frickin top top :)” – Steve Legere on Mr Elephant 2nd birthday – May 2009

“The crowd never cease to amaze me at the mammal session parties. Proper up for it party people! It was a pleasure to Dj for you again i thoroughly enjoyed it 😉 Top one Nice one.” Dj Smokedog on Mr Elephant Party Rockin Mammal Sessions #11 – Jan 2010

“It was going off when I popped my head in there. Looked like you were having a good old time!” – Adam Williams on Mr Elephant Party Rockin Mammal Sessions #11 – Jan 2010

“Good work ! Was really disapointed to miss this night. If I could have been there I would. Cos as well as loving all things related to Mr Elephant. These guys are some of my favourites in the city and The Adam and Eve has to be one of the greatest pubs. Where else do you get a real diversity of music (free) with a mixed group of people and late bar ? Keep up the good work. and thanks for flagging up the album.” – Pyn Stockman on Mr Elephant Live & Free #8 – Nov 2009

“Wasn’t planning on going out this weekend, but can’t miss this night!! My favourites under the same roof!” – Sevonah Golabi on Mr Elephant Live & Free #8 – Nov 2009

Hope listen again is working this week. Would like to push this show to a couple of ppl. Getting more and more pro with the jingles and stuff” – Philip Prior (Radio) – on Mr Elephant Radio – Oct 2009

“Bloody Brilliant Night!!” – Paul Cole (Free Control) on Mr Elephant Live & Free #7 – Oct 2009

I just thought I would thank you for a brilliant night on saturday – we all felt really well looked after the whole time we were at the Adam & Eve what with the accommodation and the friendliness of everybody concerned with the night.

Thanks for your support of Free Control, they are a great band and need every break we can get. We could do with someone like you in every city!

Thanks again mate.” – James Hill (Manager of Free Control) – on Mr Elephant Live & Free #7 – Oct 2009

“we had an awesome night! Both yourself and Rich played some top tunes! It was a pleasure to play and we’re really looking forward to hopefully doing it again soon!!! ” Greg Shute (Free Control) – on Mr Elephant Live & Free #7 – Oct 2009

“Yeah, Top night mate. Thank for everything you have done for us, we really appreciate it. We all really enjoyed ourselves and look forward to doing it again in the future. Thanks again.” (Craig Hinchliffe (Manger of Free Control) – on Mr Elephant Live & Free #7 – Oct 2009

“Thanks again for a great night last night, twas enojed by a many! good work and thanks for all the time, dedication and love that you crusade to make a wonderful evening! simply fanatastic.” – Steve Kelly ( Blackheart Generator) on Mr Elephant Live & Free #5 – July 2009

“reviewed here mate – http://www.facebook.com/l/;http://www.richbatsford.com/?p=398
Xx” Rich Batsford on Mr Elephant Live & Free #5 – July 2009

“It was good to see you too. We had an ace night! Fantastic music xxxxx” – Sue Mcguire on Mr Elephant Party Rockin mammals #7 – July 2009

“Thanks Guys Loved It!..x” – Dr Pepperspray on Mr Elephant Party Rockin Mammals #7 – July 2009

thanks for having me do sound was grt night ..top dj ….see you sooooon . Tony (Loop Promotions) on Mr Elephant Live & Free #4 – June 2009

“awsome vid man! u did a good job with that :)” Aart Tanner (Graphic Designer) on Mr Elephant Live & Free #2 – May 2009

“Top night at the Hare, Loved the big band dj stuff!!! :) i was the wolly hatted buffoon now ive gone back to my day job as a local stream. Peace bro :) – John Reilly on Mr ELephant 2nd Birthday – May 2009

“It was great to be involved and it was such a lovely afternoon, I really enjoyed it, I wouldnt have been out otherwise and would have missed a great day” – Jules Hyland on Mr ELephant 2nd Birthday 2 – May 2009

“brilliant gig – lovely vibe throughout – loved the live elements to the music in the main room and had a great dance to Alphadrive” – Rich Batsford on Mr Elephant 2nd Birthday – May 2009

“brilliant night marc!!! I’m a convert!!! :)” Chloe Roberts on Mr Elephant 2nd Birthday – May 2009

“A FEAT in organisation sir! 5 gold stars!!” – Mike Freear (Alphadrive) on Mr Elephant’s 2nd Birthday – May 2009

“Top night last night. Dog was cool too, win win. – John Mostyn on Mama Matrix gig” – Jan 2009

“The evening finished to much dancing inspired by Marc Reck on the decks. Nicky Getgood blogged about it here” CID music on Mr Elephant & Consider it Done Gigbeth Fringe Show – Sep 2009″The night was capped off by Marc Reck playing some up-beat reggae and ska and a little bit of last chance to dance funk. I love playing gigs with Marc he’s an amazing DJ and a positive person I look forward to playing with again” – Smiley Mic on Mr Elephant & Consider it Done Gigbeth Fringe Show – Oct 2008

From Anita Jones on Celebrate Underground 1

“I’ve been stuck in a worm hole with how long its taken me to show my appreciation, But wot a fantastic night 20/09/08 bet ur chuffed how it turned out. Whens ur next Biggy RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA?”

From Bass6 (Beatboxer / Host / Braindrop)

“Been meaning to say thanks for having me down. That was just such a feeel good night. I just did a little read up on the review of the night and thanks so much for great review! Defintely be up for future events.. Anyway, loving the way you are running the show at the moment..gotta try and get you involved with some london goings on. Whether it a workshop, Dj, or even run a room. i think Braindrop for you!!!! Check out braindrop.co.uk for an idea ……. super friendly people shuld work with each other. it always works a treat! – (On Mr Elephant vs Night Times Present Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From Amanjot Johal (Dj)

First off, i wanna thank you for some of my favourite nights out this year, project x presents and birmingham underground were more fun than the carpet warehouse on acid…ur mixing is spot on, and i love the way u end ur sets!! (On Project X 4 & Mr Elephant vs Night Times Present Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From Hannah Patson (COG Promoter)

“This night was amazing! Great music, visuals, atmosphere and of course Poodles! Especially Pamela who won best in show, she was a beaut! Thanks for such a good night, keep me posted on up and coming events” (On Mr Elephant vs Night Times Present Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From Ruby Mason

“That night was perfect! Drumming was so fun!” (On Mr Elephant vs Night Times Presents Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From Rich Wanklin (Percussionist)

it was an excellent night! (On Mr Elephant vs Night Times Present Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From Jon Elliot (Percussionist)

Had a jolly nice time at your extraveganza! Ta for inviting me & being so cool. (On Mr Elephant vs Night Times Present Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From : Dom Brotherton (Event Journalist)

James lets me know you liked the review: i am glad! Good night deserves a good review! A lot of people were saying it’s one of the best nights they’d been to in ages and i concur! fuckin’ wicked!”……the work you do is fucking awesome, truly – (On Mr Elephant vs Night Times Present Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From Sarah Wilkinson (Positive News)

Hi Marc, really good to see you the other night and such a great night it was too. Really enjoyed myself. great to see you play too, seems ages.. and such a top set; in fact, as I expected, best set of the night! Tina thought you were ace; that’s the first time she’s “seen” you play and she wasn’t disappointed! (On Mr Elephant vs Night Times Present Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From : James Lawrence Slattery (Performance Artist)

“MARC! :) Saturday was a crazy good time, from very beginning to very end! was the best night out in a long time, probably of the year so far. i couldnt keep out of the beach and anyone who didnt go seriously missed out so much….i cant wait until whatever you do next :) LOVE” – (On Mr Elephant vs Night Times Present Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From : Lyndall Fitzgerald (Lentil fashion)

Thx for the great night!! (On Mr Elephant vs Night Times Present Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From : Dj Russ Caine (Marketing Millenium Point/Project X Presents)

Had a good night mate. was fuckin awesome infact! (On Mr Elephant vs Night Times Present Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From : Laura Louise (Musician)

Thank you for all your hard work Marc. Was a wicked night! Really enjoyed your set xxx. (On Mr Elephant vs Night Times Present Celebrate Birmingham’s Underground #1)

From : Rob Horrocks (Marketing Millenium Point/Project X Presents)

Marc is a very good reportage photographer himself as you’ll find if you check his Flickr account. His shots of the build ups to PXP shows are always my favourite.

From : Mark Smallman (Custom Made Promoter/Dj/MMM Events)

cheers for taking photos on Sat mate….and for rocking the rainbow.. again! (on djing Custom Made 5)

From : Rich Batsford (Musician / Music & Comedy Promoter)

Great bit of blogging and what a great event! (on Mr Elephant at the Longest Day Festival)

From :Claire Selina Thompson (Blue Ginger)

From : Naomie Mcgregor

wow! you guys are so inspirational, i really love what your doing and wish you all the best with current/future events and work shops. I’ll let you know should i hear of any ideas worth considering! All the best, peace and lovelyness to you all nome xxxx! (about Mr Elephant website)

From : Matt Krogan (aka Jinpow/Artist)

I love that place it totally rocks! Long live the hair and hounds! (on Mr Elephant 3)

From : Tracy Russon (Amazon)

“Hello mista! Thanks for a truly fantastic night, it was ace! We need more nights like this, definitely. x” (on Mr Elephant 3)

From : Mark Smallman (Custom Made Promoter/Dj/MMM Events)

“Hi mate, Friday was a wicked night!! I didn’t get up for my flight! Got a call from the airport from the crew saying i should have been there 30 mins ago….. i was still fast asleep and pissed 😉 Just made in by a whisker. Hope you are well brother”! on Mr Elephant 3

From : Yannis Yfestos (Fruitaloka)

“Hello, I really enjoyed the event on 25th April! There was a pleasant atmosphere with the masks and all the suprises. I liked contributing in the procession with my bells! It was great! on Mr Elephant 3

From : Andrew Tomkinson (MMM Events)

“hey dude, great evening last nite at the birthday bash, keep up the good work” on Mr Elephant 3

From : Andrew Potterton (Music Industry Consultant for Armstrong learning)

“I also know Marc Reck well, I love what he is up to”

From : Clare (London artist)
“Completely blown away!! I’ve never seen djing with a live 4 piece string quartet before! I don’t know how we are going to describe this back in London, but be sure that we will be. :) A truly inspiring night. – (On Project X 2)

From : Amrita (Birmingham Musician/Vocalist)

“Really inspired and proud of you all!” (on Project X 2)

From : Elin Morgan (Birmingham Artist)

“My Friends from Uni said to tell you they thought your set was awesome..and so did i! We all really loved the whole night lots – (on Project x 2)

From : Carlos (Jump Shake Rattle n Roll Promoter/Resident)

“Great time, beautiful work, well done you lot!” – (on Project X 2)

Last night was the closest I have seen to an outdoor free party atmosphere indoors, nice one – Reked DSI on Mr Elephant 2

This events so damn good PLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEASE make it a monthly one!!! – Opensphere DSI on Mr Elephant 2

From : Rich Batsford (Musician/Music&Comedy Promoter) – “the first Mr Elephant has to be one of the best nights Ive been too. Up there with Drop Beats and Project X Presents as truly remarkable creative and boundary defying beauty and all in such an intimate atmosphere. Been looking forward to the next one for ages! See you on the dancefloor” (on Mr Elephant 1)

Yo Mr. Elephant man, last saturday was proper good. everyone was swinging their trunks like there’s no tomorrow. – Dj Olly Boon (Eardrum) – Mr Elephant 1

it was a really good nite, the samba band was great and the final hour with you and lopan on the decks was superb – Toby (Sexual Allstars)

Was a pleasure working with you. Had a wicked night. Jock (Evolve) – Mr Elephant 1

Yes Phatty, thanks for the pics, that was a wicked party, man! One love, Jam Jah on Mr Elephant 1

WHOOOAAAA, what a f***** bad bwoy night last night. Muchness big ups and massive respects. Soon come the next one. Kelsang

What a fucking crazy mashup! Marc, that was totally badass! Everyone played killer sets and you could really hear the difference in style, then that last hour was fucking CHAOS! Thanks again :) – Captain Smithers (Crash Repeat)

What a night… really enjoyed playin with you dude, hope we can do similar stuff in the future. peace Mooncup (Percussionist) Mr Elephant 1

Wicked night, I had a brilliant time, samba central rocked. Thanks Mr Elephant! – Mr Elephant 1

Best night ive been to in ages. More than just a terrific breaks night – dances, masque parades, mask making, samba carnival, free veggie food. absolutely amazing. Rich (Project X Presents/Gag Club) – Mr Elephant 1

“Good work on rockfall, managed to get along to the first one and it was an awesome night. Looking forward to going to some more in the future.” – Ed Delerium

“i had a wicked time, and im pretty sure nearly every other person there did as well!!!” – Netto Fabulous on Rockfall 2

“thanks a lot for the party last week, i really enjoyed it” – Dj Flore on Rockfall 2

“Birmingham has been crying out for a breaks night like this, and with the variety of djs you’ve got..” – Claire Nowell on Rockfall 1

Saturday was truly a wicked night, you should feel very proud that you brought something different to Birmingham. And I’m so glad that there were so many people there to support you! Well done!” – Netto Fabulous On Project X Presents

“Sat night was wicked, well done. Really enjoyed your set – the belly dancer was a fantastic touch!” Nicky Getgood on Project X Presents

““Marc, your set was incredible on Sat, a fitting end to the evening. Was amazing working with you and been great to get to know you” – Chris Skerrit (Production Manager/Unterwelt Director) on Project X Presents

And what an amazing night ‘Like Fxck’ turned out to be, exceeding the hype and selling out! – Unterwelt (International Performance Artists) on Project X Presents

Look forward to collaborating on future Project X events and let us know if you need some crazy performers for future Rockfall nights etc” – Unterwelt (International Performance Artists) on Project X Presents

“Thank you so much for such a wonderful night, chick. I loved your set – especially the first track. I want it! Give it! Nowwwwwwwwwww!!” – Tracy Russon on Project X Presents

“Nice one bro! Good work to you too.. what an amazing night!! – great tune that marley mix bro!! – Jon Smokedog (Sound Engineer/Producer) on Project X Presents

“Project x just wouldnt have been the same without ur rockin’ beats, all that hard work certainly does pay off!” – Mizz Mclure (Frontwoman in Koala Grip) on Project X Presents

“lovin your work, heres to the next one” – Justin (Drummer/Sound Engineer of Project X) on Project X Presents

“really really enjoyed rockfall.. well done all. Anyway, at the after party, and I asked lots of people, everyone who DIDN’T go to rockfall seemed to have a “mediocre evening” whereas everyone who DID go to rockfall had a brilliant night ..ALL night!!” – Sarah Wilkinson (Graphic Designer/Positive News)

Everyone at the party I went to was totally raving over Rockfall.. saying for example “it was the best event they’d been to for ages,” “the atmosphere was really special,” “the tunes were good all night long and there was never a time you could safely sit down without hearing that you were missing something” – Sarah Wilkinson (Graphic Designer/Positive News)

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