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I The Weather Prophets and The Kevin Mcoennott Orchestra and Love Decree Glasgow (‘ollege (ot"l'echnology I. 711 (‘owcaddens Road. 332 (Ib81 . 9pm. To be confirmed. Strangelyenough. tact tans. Kevin McDermott played this equiy alent event (with Deacon Blue) two y earsago. and this is only his second (ilasgow gig since. However. all that will change w ith the release of the single \thels of \\ under and the album Mother Nature‘s Kitchen on Island Records (sooii ). 1'he\\eather Prophets are a less passionate guitar band. but one who still come up from time to time with great records. and if l .o\ e Decree are confirmed on the bill. I think they may well find themseh es a PM out ot place.
I The Pastels and The Vaselines and IThe Inspiral Carpets sit-aiiiely tie 1 my ci sity Linion.‘)(IJohn Street. 552 18‘15 ‘Ipm. Indie fans are well catered for at Strathclyde this weekend. with the eiidol term event featuring three crowd pulling acts. The Pastels~ Boxing Day at Rooftops was packed. and there will not be too much space. it any . here.
I The River Detectives and Swamptrash and
Capone and the Bullets and I James King Queen Margaret l'nion. l 'niyersity Gardens. 33‘) 0784. 0pm. .\ fair 1111\ltli'e‘ here. with The Riyei Detectiy es. in electric format. easin the biggest attraction. giyen the strength of both their songwritingand performance. That is not to overlook the first appearance 111 some years of James King. who was last seen in the rather excellent Fun Patrol. Swamptrash are just Sw amptrash and (‘aponc and the Bullets are torctronting Glasgow's ska reyiyai (make of that w hat you will).
I Big George and the Business I .a Ianicrc. 15 Fox Street. 221 4844. 9pm. Free.
I Mike and The Mechanics Play house Theatre. (irecnside Place. 55" 2.5911. 7.30pm. £9511. 128.511. Session-itis hits the Playhouse. No. than cruel. The Mechanics last single was a pleasant. if rather faceless. monster hit.
IThe Cookie Crew and M.C. Duke Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 31173. The full show rides into town. with the rappers 1 .'\1.(~ Duke is bringing his own DI. tocompete with the (‘ookie (irew's). dancers and ( iod knows what else. Very rare appearance of a rap‘hip-ltop act north of the border.
I G-Spot Tornado Preseryation I la”. Victoria Street. 226 381(1. About time to check out the (i-Spots again. l'd yenture.l trust a few of you will join me.
SATURDAY 18 Glasgow
I Sonic Youth and Mudhoney Strathcly tie University Union. ‘)(I John Street . 552 1895. 9pm. Sonic Youth haye certainly had more press coyerage than all the other bands in these listings put together. .so maybe the fact that this is nearly sold out already should speak for itself.
I Go Go Street 1 lalt Bar. Int 1 \y'tmttlanas Road. 332 1211). 9pm. Free.
I Big George and the Business 1.;i't‘aniere. 15 Fox Street. 221 4844. 3pm. Free.
IThe Linden Tree Ia 'l'aniere. 15 Fox Street. 221 4844. 9pm. Free. ('ompetent blues band.
I Willard Graze Blackf’riars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. Free.
I Trlxx Rock Cafe. Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 31173. Not to be confused with Lixx. this metal band took ofro London awhile back. and now return to appease the faithful.
I Bulb Cormorant Lord Darnlcy. West Port. 229 4341. Afternoon. Free. Residency.
I Bluelinger Platform ()ne. ('aledonian Hotel. Rutland Street. See Sat 11.
I Black Market Preseryation Hall. Victoria
Street. 220 3816. £1 after‘).3tlpm. I The Colour Mary ('I‘Bt‘) Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I Albaroot The Videodrome. York Street. 8pm. See Thursday lbth.
I Vow Wow and Leatherwoll Rooftops. 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883. ltipm. Japanese heayy metal band if I remember correctly.
I King Bees Duo l.a'1‘aniere. 15Fox Street. 221 4844. “pm. Free.
I The Monkees Playhouse Theatre. (ireenside Place. 557 25911.7.311pm. [111.511. W511. £7.51). See feature.
I Acid Reign .‘ytoshpit. Venue. ('alton Road. 55231173. A gig long awaited bythe Iocal thrash fraternity. apparently.
I Tonight at Noon Pi'eseryation l lall. Victoria Street. 220 3810. L1 after 9pm. Despite the offputting sleeye. Tonight At Noon‘s new Down to the Devils is a most impressiy e meshing of Scottish folk music and rock beats and technology. with excellent discreet use of keyboards. auguring well for the future.
I Warren Peace St James ( )yster Bar. (altoii Road. I)pm. Free. Mainstream pop,
I Fruit Flies l.a'1'anicrc. 15 Fox Street. 221 4844. “pm. Free.
I Sneaky Liberty Preseryation l lall. Victoria Street. 22b 381G. 0.311pm. Free. lieayy metal.
I Dave Robb Student l'nion. Teyiot Row. 5.3tIpm. Part oI Folk Festiyal. See Folk listings and Tires 14.
I Johnny Sunbeam Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 (i313. 0.45pm. Free. Residency.
TUESDAY 21 Glasgow
I Capone and the Bullets and The Runaway Trains Napoleons. 128 Merry Ice Road. G37 5238. ‘Ipin. An odd combination. but two bands who are good on theirown terms.
I Drop Down 1.a Taniere. 15 Fox Street. 221484-1.‘Iprii. Free.
I Bobby Wishart Halt Bar. INIWoodlands Road. 332 12111. 9pm. Free.
I Killdozer Venue. ('alton Road. 557 31173. Delightful (well. I think so) .»\merican hardcore crew. making their only Scottish appearance. after the well—receiyc d FP Burl. frighteningand funny by turns.
I The Tex Fillet Five Negoeiants. l-othian Street. 225 (1313. (1.45pm. Free. Country. I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar. (‘alton Road. L)pm. Free. (‘ountry blues.
WEDNESDAY 22 Glasgow
I Wild River Apples Fixx. so Miller Street. 248 285‘). ltIpm. Free. Much looked forward to gig. which is bound to be fullof ‘happening‘ people ‘checking out' Glasgow's latest ‘happening' band. Forget coolness yalue. this lot are good.
I The Supematurals La Taniere. 15 Fox Street. 221 4844. 9pm. Free.
I Marina's Men Halt Bar. 160Wo0dlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free.
I You Wow and Leatherwoll Venue. ('alton Road. 557 31173. Vow Wow aretbe
“The List 10— 23 March 1989