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1A. . .. i I The Soup Dragons and Up Strathclyde University l'nion. 90John Street.552 1895. £3. The Dragons released a Sire LP


called This Is ()urArt which failed tolive up to the expectations oftheir earlier singles. But this time around they‘re supporting their last single ‘Mother Universe‘ which a friend described to me as a ‘hard-dub dance groove thing, it‘s brilliant.‘ Look for their new album Lovegod soon.

I Feel Free Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street.552 5924. 9pm. Free. Five-piecejazz-funk outfit.


I Camper Van Beethoven Venue, Calton Road. 557 3073. CANCELLED.

I Nomeansno and BiggerThan God Moray House Student Union. Holyrood Road. 5568455. 9pm. £3.50 (£3). Advance

tickets £3 from Vinyl Villains. Noisesome

threesome from Vancouver on the old Dead Kennedys label and conjuring up memories of the aforesaid group as well as bands like Killdozcr and even The Minutemen. The hardcore fraternity will be here tonight. no worries.

I Blueiinger Southside Snooker Club. 72

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Causewayside. 9pm-midnight. Experienced rock’n‘rollers with plenty of gigs about town and a live album in the

I Blue Prince Preservation Hall, Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm.

I The Rootsles Duo Globe. West Port. 229 4553. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. Also seen in the Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band,Jim Condie on guitar and Ron Tate on vocals and harmonica play blues, gospel and a hint of jazz. Playing heaps ofresidencies. I Let Fillpinas BB‘s Basement Bar, Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—11pm. Free. Residency. Straight from the Phillipines. and blending the tagalog of their home with a varietyof styles six nights a week.

I Live music Trading Post. The Shore.553 5153. 9.30pm. Free.

SATURDAY 21 Glasgow

I Camper Van Beethoven Glasgow College Students Union. 70 Cowcaddens Road. 3320681. CANCELLED.

I Five Guys Named Moe King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut, 272 St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 10pm. £2.50. Transplanted Canadian four-piece signed to RCA who have just released their first single, the infectious ‘Selfish Days‘ and finished an extensive tour with Martin Stephenson. lmmensely likeable and definitely going places.

I Dill and Corrosion ol Conformity Mayfair. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. Hardcore Frisco thrash band, whose touring was curtailed for a while when a couple of their homes were totalled in last year‘s earthquake.

I Willie and the Hand Jive Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Fifties and 60s rock ‘n‘ roll.

I The Thieves and Moni Cumbernauld Theatre, Braehead Road. Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. 7.30pm. £3. IfMoniperform any more hee-haw covers ofAmerican folk songs I‘m going to slit my wrists. Spare me another version of‘Amazing Grace‘, please.

I Another Hairdo Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road, 332 1210. 9pm. Free.

I Glasgow Songwriters Co-operative Truants, Hope Street. 8.30pm. Free. Eight or nine solo and duo acts. playing varied styles.


I Planet Pop Venue, Calton Road. 557 3073. Former Rezillo and Revillo Eugene Reynolds does what he does best ; glitzy. unpretentious fun pop. I The Spooks Bikini Club. Moray House Student Union. ilolyrood Road. 5568455 10pm—2am. £2. Turn up early. as Spooks gigs - or multi-psycho-media happenings. ifyou will tend to get sold out. Word has it that these loveable moptops (just check

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out their photos on posters around town) with their toe-tapping beat classics might not be with us too much longer. sodon‘t waste the opportunity.

I Makossa Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9pm. One ofthe few gigging bands around at the moment who play reggae and African-styled music A curious and sad thing.

I The Great Junction Street Band Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. 9.30pm. Free. Quality mainstream melodic rock. served up by a talented pool ofmusicians. probably holding most appeal to those who feel they‘ve outgrown their thunderous rock collections.

I The Kinghoms Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.

I The Wobblies Globe. West Port. 229 4553. 9.30pm. Free.

I Las Filipinas BB‘s Basement Bar. Barony Street (off Broughton Street). 556 8240. 5—7pm. 8—] 1pm. Free. Residency. See Fri 20.

I Texas BreakiastJD. Walker‘s. South Clerk Street. 662 4731. Electric blues. Dlaying alternate Saturdays.

SUNDAY 22 Glasgow

I Faith No More and Prong Barrowland. 244 Gallowgate. 552 4601. SOLD OUT. Mixing metal. thrash and 70s prog rock. FNM had a minor alternative hit here and in their native America with ‘We Care A Lot‘. but unfortunately. they bringtheir home country‘s moronic misogynist attitudes with them. Irreverent and grim. Support Prong are one of the heaviest of the new breed ofslow-motion metal, as heard on their excellent ‘Third from the Sun' single last year.

I The 49ers The Cotton Club. 5—7 Scott Street. 332 0712, £4. Live PA who hada chart hit with ‘Touch Me‘. They come on at lam. No biggie for all youlate-night Sunday party animals.

I Baby's Got A Gun and Dirty Dollar Videodrome. 33—39 York Street. 221 0441. £2. The Babies‘ confidence and belief in themselves will take them far. Have supported Tin Machine. Zodiac Mindwarp. and The Damned.

I Go and The Rhythm Kittens Scalini‘s. 5 West Regent Street. 331 1980. 9.30pm. £2. I Ruin Delirium 7 Club. Rooftops. 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883. 11pm. £2.50. I Long Finn Killie Queen Margaret Union. University Gardens. 339 9784. Free.

I Ahh-Umm Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. Free. Latin-tinged. jazz-funk outfit

I The Sun Red Line Minstrels. 66 Broomielaw. 204 3698.

I Worldwide Motherwell Town Hall. Precious signings whose new double A-side single ‘High Destination/"No Need to Lie‘ is out now.



36'l‘he List 20 April 3 May 1990