Fmelancholy ballads.

l I Engine and Electric Daisies Studio 55.

Bruce 11otel.(‘ornwall Street. East Kilbride. 035 522 9771. 8pm. £2. See Wed 28. Support comes from a (‘umbernauld five-piece who no longer wish to be associated with their previous guise (check your back issues). but are keen to stress their new and welcome approach to heavy metal. Described as a cross between The

(‘harlatansand Faith No More.'1‘he Electric Daisies doubtless lean more in the latter direction with theirfunk-rock sound.

I Charlestown Kings Court. 7 ()sbourne Street. 552 2251). 10pm. Free.

I The Pralines Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1211). ‘).30pm. Free. From

f swinging (iaiashiels. Sec Fri 23.

I Willy Logan ()tithouse. 1155 ('atbcart Road. 64‘)1)l84. 10pm. Free. Versatile eoycrs artist.

I Big George and the Business The Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 88‘) 6867. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. (ilasgow‘s legendary blues-rock guitarist and his power trio.

I Tutti Frutti Kestrel. (‘umbernauldTown ('entre. 0236 733200.


I The Last Minute and Raw Deal Venue. (‘alton Road. 5573073.

I Atter Eight Mince St James Oyster Bar. (‘alton Road. 557 2925. ‘)pm. Free. Skilled jazz-funk crew.

I Dave Robb Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. ‘).45pm. Free. Folk-influenced pop from lidinburgh's hottest bouzouki-strummer.

I Red Hot and Blue Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. Free. Residency. Rockabilly with. apparently. touches of Bowie.

I The Charlie Davidson Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. ‘).30pm. Free. Bluesy.

I The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Ryrie's.

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Hay-market Terrace. 337 7582. Rockin' blues. incorporating. naturally enough. The Rootsies Duo.

I Big Think Trading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. 9pm. Free. .

I The Junkyard Angels Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. Free. Residency. See Sat 24.

I Delta 9 1.eadhelly‘s. South (‘lerk Street. 662 4731. ‘)pm. Free.

I Maya's Voice Pelican. ('owgate. 225 5413. Free.

I The Last Detail Scottie Lounge. Abcrcorn Gardens. 66‘) 7244. Free.

I David Valentine and Murray lnnes Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 337 9922. ‘).30pm— 12.30am. Vocals and sax.

FRIDAY 30 Glasgow

I World otTwist King Tut’s Wah Wait 1 ltit. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 10pm. £4. Imagine Paris Angels in (‘inemascope or the Bachelor Pad remixed by Andy Weatherill - that's about the closest approximation 1 can find for World of

. Twist's electro insanity. Taking a basic

pop hook. they make it into an epic psychedelic journey by swathing their music in spacey synths and tonkling keyboards. i 1ear the debut single ‘The Storm‘ and weep at the simplicity yet

; splendour of it all. A must for those who

can wear declyboppers and still hold their head up in public.

I The Hardline the Venue. 491) Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 11pm. £3.51). See Sun 25.

I The Opals. Sacred World. Palo Duro. Dolphin City and Restless NativeSUlasgow School of Art. 167 Renfrew Street.332 9797. 10pm. £4 (£3 student). Localacts donating their time to raise money forthe annual ('ash For Kids (‘hristmasappeal I Hideaway Blues Band MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 84‘)‘). 8.30pm. Free.


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I Hall and Dates and Terry Ronald Playhouse Theatre. (ireenside Place. 557 2590. Back again. less than a month after their last visit. bringing in tow Terry Ronald. a British singer whose songwriting style calls to mind many soul greats. Aretha in particular. llis debut album was recorded in New York with many of the musicians who had played on his favourite oldies.

I Teenage Fanclub. Faith Dver Reason and Duglas Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073.

8— 10.30pm. A weird bill this. brought about by combining two separate gigs into one. Consequently. Faith ()ver Reason's regular support. Heather Frith. won‘t be appearing. but since she only needs an acoustic guitar I wouldn't ptit it past herto slip on stage when nobody"s w atcliing. If you haven't seen the soon to be massive Teenage Fanclub. then you really must. and the same goes for Duglas of'l'he BMX Bandits. apart from the ‘soon to be massive' part. See preview.

I A Hippy. a Homeboy and a Funky Dread Pure ('ltib. Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. l 1pm—late. Aptly-named dance combo. and sure to prove a good draw. Note that Pure is a members-only club (see (‘lubs listing for details).

I The Matter Babies and Whirling Pig Dervish Basin Street. llaymarkct Terrace. 337 1006. Buzzsawguitar pop fromThe Matter Babies. whose debut album. Skinny Dipping has been out for a little while now.

I Sam Harlet and The True Believers Moray llouse Student tfnion. llolyrood Road. 5568455. 9pm.

I Avalon Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after ‘)pm. Folk-rock. I Elephant Noise Negociants. l.othian Street. 225 6313. ‘).3()pm. Free. See Sat 24.

I Bluetinger'l‘rading Post. The Shore. 553 5153. 9pm. Free. See Sat 24.

I Los Supremos Leith Oyster Bar. The Shore. 554 62‘)4. ‘)pm. Free. Residency. Rock and blues covers.

I Generous Press Leadbelly's. South (‘lerk Street, 662 4731. ‘)pm. Free.

I The Rootsies Duo (ilobe. West Port. 229 4553. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. See Fri 23.

I Gordon Campbell Blue lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 337 ‘)‘)22. ‘)pm—midnight. Free. Residency. See Fri 23.

I The Angels Captain's Cabin. (‘aptain's Road. 664 3535.

I True Believers Moray l louse Student l'nion. 11on mod Road. 5568455.

‘)pm— 2am.

SATURDAY 1 Glasgow

I Electribe 101 Tunnel. 84 Mitchell Street. 2041000. 11pm. Birmingham is hardlythe dance capital ofthe country . but [ilcctribc 101 have done a gooddeal to lift theireity from the musical doldrums with their classy electro-pop With a hit single already under their belts and a well-received album. Iilectrihul .‘llt'mories. doing the rounds. this is the

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serious dancing (or posing).

I An Emotional Fish Struthclvtie

L'niy'ersity l'nion. ‘)0 John Street.552 1895. ‘)pm. £3. Students and guests. A hard-edged rocky sound emanates from this crowd when they play live. toughening tip their polished vinyl outings btit losing to an extent the lolky slant ofthetrsongs. L'ndoubted crow d-pleasers last time they played in (ilasgow. so no reason why they shouldn't do the same again.

I The Macc Lads Mayfair. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. 7pm. £5.51). Tickets front Just the Ticket. Virgin. l.'nion Street.226 467‘). 1 can just about stomach The Mace Lads’ all-boys-together approach to hard

rock in fact. they‘re almost funny.and. to be as superficial as they are. at least they don't have permed locks; but does anyone actually remember anything about them beyond that'.’

I Faith Dver Reason KingTut's Wah With Hot. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 10pm. £3. See preview.

I Zulu Syndicate Joe Paparazzi. 521) Sauchiehall Street. 331 21 l 1. 11pm. £5(£3 student). (irooyy Edinburgh rap crew popping up tonight to provide a brief diversion from Joe Pap's usual Saturday

diet of house and techno.

l I Mouselollt l {alt Bar. 160Woodlands

Road. 332 1211). ‘).30pm. Free. Pert.

i cheeky indie popthrash. not to be

confused with the exceptionally weedy and unlovable Field Mice this lot are poles apart.

I Peach county Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. L)30pm. Free. Newfountrv

: specialists. back with a new singer after Robert ('avanagh's departure for pastures theatrical and southern.

I Jam Session Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 88‘) 6867. 3pm. Free.


I The Christians Playhouse Theatre. (ireenside Place. 557 2591). 7.30pm. £12.50. £10.50. Despite rumoursof cancellation. this is still going ahead - asit I should. after spending more time in the

Book Now section than any other pop concert this year. The forgettable Colours album included. their best moment this year must have been acting as the ‘token scousers' in the appalling Lennon

i memorialconeert.

I State Moray l louse Student L'nion. llolyrood Road. 556 8455. ‘)pm 2am. £2 (£1.50).

I Horse (TBC) Amphitheatre. l.othian

'; Road. 22‘) 7671). Noon ~2pm. Anotherof Radio Forth‘s series ofgigs. The line-up i will be confirmed nearer the titne. so keep I an ear to your radio. Tickets available

I from The Amphitheatre or by calling

i Radio Forth at the prescribed times.

I Atomseed and New England Venue.

(‘alton Road. 557 3073. New British funk

metal band headlining.

I Beat Pack Basin Street. 1 laymarket

? Terrace. 337 1006.

I The TCS Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. l 225 2433. Blues Brothers-style rock and


: I The Tex Fillet Five Negociants.1.othian Street. 225 6313. ‘).30pm. Free. Spoof country.

I The Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Trading

Post. The Shore. 5535153. ‘)pm. Free.

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; I The Junkyard Angels St James ()yster

Bar. (‘alton Road. 557 2925. ‘)pm. Free. Residency. See Sat 24.

l I The Hideaway Blues Band [cutthelly-‘s.

| South (‘lerk Street. 662 4731. ‘)pm. Free.

3 I The Strat Boys (ilobe. West Port . 22‘)

54553. ‘).30pm. Free. Residency. Rock and

blues covers.

I The Untouchables Preservation Hall. 'Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after‘)pm. I Buy Me an Umbrella Queen Street Oyster l Bar. Queen Street. 226 2531). Residency.

g SUNDAY 2 lGlasgow

l I Happy Mondays and Donovan SEC‘t‘. Finnieston Quay. 248 3000. £10plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. i Virgin. L'nion Street. 226 467‘). See