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62'l'he List 30 August 12 Septetnber 1991

Section. And it's dead sitnple. All we want each issue is a short letter. say 50 words or so. informing us about the most happening niglitspot you've y isited during the past lortmght. 'licll its where. w ho. \y hat and why; and it yours isthe entry we judge the best. a case of Bohemia Mexican beer will soon be winging its way in yourdircction. ' with a six pack going to the nominated club owner. Sec. told yoti it \y as easy! Send yourcntries. with ‘Bohemia Becr ( ‘omp‘ clearly marked on the

em elope. to The 1 ist.1~i High Street. l-‘dinhurgh. F111 l’l'li. to reach its no later titan the Friday before publication. ()y er lh‘sonly . please. ()h. and club runners remember suggesting yourself is cheating. We know w ho you are. so don‘t cycn think about it.

I Progeny 'l'he Shamcn's latest little venture into club culture takes place or 4 ck 5 Oct at l.i\ ingston Forum. with a whole host of hot acts sharing the hill with the big boy s. ‘l’rogcny runs from

8pm Sam. leaturingon Friday The Shamen (of course! ) plus Meat Beat Manifesto. ()rbital and A Homeboy. llippy and a Funky Drcd; on Saturday The Shatnen. Meat Beat Manifesto. Cabaret Voltaire and Fini Tribe. The DJ lineup for both nights includes liyil liddie Richards. ()rde lrom Slam. and Pure's'l'witch and Brainstorm. Tickets on sale now from usual agents.

IWham. bam . . . Despite

the planned closure of

Icon in the next fortnight. Slam have got plenty of reasons to be cheerful. ()n 2‘) Sept they‘re holding a Bank Holiday Special at (ilasgow's'l'ramyv ay Theatre for 1500. on 2 ()ct they‘re organising a launch party tor their new 'Soma‘ label. and sometime soon there‘s ‘Slam in the Dam a weekend excursion to the land of clogs and tulips. l-urther into from Dave (‘Iat-keontul 3300007 duringollice hours.

i l l



. ‘Student music'. soul and house.



I The Ark at the Tunnel. 11pm—3.30am. £4. New DJs with attitude. Duncan Reid (ex ofJoy). Oscar (of Rain). Mel (ofthe Tunnel) and the infamous Steven Sleepman on PR with rap. ltalo house. techno and upfront dance music in well-trendy atmosphere. Meanwhile in the smaller room a more laid-back (but not soul) atmosphere prevails.

I Crash at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £3 (£2 with matric card). Now officially completely unpretentious. long-runningand well-respected indie crossover dance/groove night with a loyal crowd. Don‘t forget there's£1 offthe entry price ifyou bring back one oftheir old flyers to be recycled.

I Devotion at the Art School. 9.30pm—2am. £1 .50 (£1 students).

, apparently. so there you go. And drinks


I Earth at Rain. 375 Sauchichall Street. llpm—3am. £3.50 (£2 with matric card). Rare groove. soul and bass dance night building up quite a following. with DJs Nick Peacock and Harri. Watch out for drinks promos.

I lcon at the Sub Club. 11pm—3.30am. £4. The Slam boys manage to fit in [con between all their other commitments. playing the latest house and dance to the trendy with big-name guests. still holding

. its own in the depressed club scene though

numbers are down.

I The Network 10.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2 I before 11.30pm). New 1300-capacityclub

aiming to cheer up the club scene in

Paisley. now with a weekly spot by Radio

; George Paul Welsh. playing a mix of

(‘lyde‘s grooviest DJ well. let‘s face it.

their only groovy DJ apart from (.‘ap‘n

dance tunes.

I Radio City at the Mayfair (Cameo Suite). 10pm—2.30am. £2. Now more or less entirely 90s rave and indie dance. with l the odd 60s rock toe tapper too.

I Rumble at Joe Paparazzi. 11pm—3.30am.£3.50(£1.50student). Sadly looking a little lost now in the

cavernous expanses ofJoe Papps. but still ? an excellent night for just the right balance

between indie dance. rap and techno. Not

too hot. not too pricey. plenty of seats and

brilliant music go on. fill it up! _ I Shag at Fury Murry's. 11pm—late. £3.

' silly singalongs.

Enjoyable. busy mish-mash of indie-dance. pop. classic chart hits and

' I Smile at Hollywood Studio 3.

I Storm the Point at Gloss. 11pm—2.30am.

11pm~3.30am. £2.50. Late 60s. mid 80s and modern indie.

; DJs Joe the Bear and David Kalikes bring

you the best in upfront sounds. plus PAs. _ I Temptation at Strathclyde University.

Students and guests only. Tam Coyle‘s

. I Time Warp Rock Club at The Venue.

11pm—3.30am.£2.50(£1.50withtiekct). Rock club. ; I Cleopatra's10.30pm—2.30am.£3.

lllpm—Zam. 6 Sept only. House and balearic sounds on the first Friday ofevery

9pm—2am. Free till further notice. indie-dance bonanza. g

10pm—1ate. £2.50 (£6 for weekend ticket). They‘re amenable to requests. but basically it‘s a mixture of rock. metal. thrash. punk. goth and ‘good indie sounds‘ from the 60s on. rather than heavier stuff— ie you can probably dance to it as wellas nod your head a lot. All drinks £1 .

I The Alhambra 8pm—midnight. Free. Pub with live DJ.

I Bennet's 11pm—3.30am.£2.50.

I Cathouse at Hollywood Studios.

I Dream at Papa Doc‘s. Cumbernauld.

month. I Follies 10.30pm—3.30am. £4. (£1.50 before 11.30pm). j I Panic at Glasgow Poly. 9pm—2am. Free. Students and guests only. lndie dance. I Rooftops Rock 10.30pm—3am. £2.

I Stomp at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50.

I Xposed at Club Xchange. 11pm—late. £2.50.


I Atlantis at the Sub Club. llpm—3.30am. £6. House and techno sounds in an underwater atmosphere actually. that‘s a complete lie. there isn‘t a strand of seaweed to be seen. but still crowded. still trendy and still pulling in the numbers.

I Detect at Fury Murry‘s. 11pm—1ate. £3.50. Dance music and 80s pop for the medium-hip student types.

I Dream Sequence at Rooftops (Secrets lounge). 10.30pm—2.30am. £2. Agood selection of indie dance faves in congenial atmosphere with your host ‘Stniling' 'l'am Coylc.

I Filth Dimension at (ilasgow Poly. 10pm—-3am. £2. Students and guestsonly. Traditional indie and goth night.

I Heller Sltelter at the Mayfair. 10pm—2.3()am. £2. Sixties rock. mod sounds. psychedelic trips: that‘s that HelterSkelter feeling.

I The Network 10.30pm—2.30am. £3. Upfront dance and techno in Paisley. fronted by The Orb with help from'l‘hc Shamen's DJ.

I Time Warp Rock Club at The Venue. 10pm—3am. £2.50.

I Tummy Hop upstairs at 46 West (ieorge Street. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2.50. 31 Aug only. While the Art School gets redecorated. Andrew of Divine bellyflops over here for a few weeks with holdyour breath ‘a grunge-fuelled supersonic pop club‘. Dig out the flowery pinafores.

I The Tunnel llpm—late. £6. Big upfront dance night for the well-dressed - more 60s grooves in Room 2.

I Wild at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £4 (£3 with flyer). Dance music in a ‘wacky‘ atmosphere. Come on everybody. put your hands in the air.

I YoYo at Rain. 11pm--3.30am. £5. DJs Larz. Wilbur and their pals play underground house and garage. Busy. and doing well in the trendy stakes. plus drinks promotions.

I The Alhambra Rpm—midnight. Free. Live DJ.

I Bennet’s 1 1pm—3.30am. £3. I Cathouse at Hollywood Studios. 11pm—3.30am. £3.50 (£3 with ticket). Rock club. I Cleopatra’s l0.30pm—2.30am. £3.50. I Club Classics at Glasgow University Union. 9.30pm»1.30am. £2. Studentsand

' guestsonly. Mainstream music tochat up

by. mostly chart dance and techno. I Desire at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am.

£3.50. . I Follies 10.30pm-—3.30am. £5.

I Joe Paparazzi’s llpm—3.30am. £5.

,' I Libra at Hollywood Studios. l0pm—3am. £3.50. Over-25s disco.

, I Mardioras 11pm—late.£~i.50.

; I The Network 6.30—10pm. £2 (£1 .50 with

leaflet). Paisley Under-18s disco.

I Strathclyde University Union 9pm—2am. £2.50. Students and guests only.

I The Tunnel Under-18s club. 7.30pm—11pm.


I The Cage at Rain. 11pm—-late. £2. Oscar. Matt and guest DJs play upfront dance. funk and soul with a cult followingamong the serious clubbers. Promo drinks.

I The Good Vibe Club at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £2 (£1 students). Replacing Romp and aimed at the Art School crowd. this new night plays rare groove and jazzy dance everything from A Tribe Called Quest to old Rod Stewart numbers in a laid-back atmosphere attempting. they say. to escape both the pretentious and the commercial. Drinks promotions.

I The Network 10.30pm—late. £2. The Avengers: fun night with continental house and Balearic beats. Drinks promos. I The Tunnel 10.30pm—late. £3. Hoorah—


karaoke is no more at the Tunnel and l tor one am relieved. PAs which have been congesting the floor on a Saturday night are now moved to Sundays. Mel and Michael Kilkie DJ. 1 Sept only: Dove, Soul Family Sensation with Andv ‘God' Weatherall on the decks. £5. 1

: I Bennet's 1 1pm—3.30am. 75p.

I Buy at Club Xchange. l 1pm-late. 75p. I Fuddrultlters at Cleopatra's. 10.30pm—2.30am. £1 .

I Strathclyde University Union The Sunday

Shimmy. 9pm-1am. Free. I Storm the Point at (iloss. 11pm—2am.

Soul. house and hardcore techno?

Together? Surely not! But DJsJocthc Bear and Stevie-K prove it can be done. attracting huge and heaving crowdsto their Sunday-nighter. Regular PAsand guest DJs.

I Time Warp Rock Club at The Venue.

7.30pm~2am. £4. depending on band. £1

all drinks.

I Videodrome Rock Night at the Videodrome. Rpm—date. £2.50.

{ Mondays

' I Crash West at Cleopatra's.

10.30pm-3am. £2 (£1 with ticket). Dave Ross. more usually of the Cotton Club. in

f a valiant attempt to liven up Clatty Patty's. : Pulling in respectable numbers fora

Usually dead night.

I Freewheeling at Fury Murry‘s.

11pm-3am. £1 .50. Return ofonc of (ilasgow’s longest running andoft imitated indie dance nights.

5 I Funkin' Mondays Rebirth at Club Xchange. 11.30pm—late. £1. Mixed night

at the gay venue with some of the worst publicity posters l have ever seen. That‘s no reflection on the club though. which is

an entertaining dance night. ; I Trinity Ragga at Rooftops.

10.30pm-3am. £2. Reggae night. alsoon Thursdays.

3 I The Tunnel 11pm—3.30am. £2. Gay . Mondays.


I Cotton Club Reggae Night 1 1pm—3.30am. £2. The Lion Sound System from Handsworth specialise in roots reggae at

i this brand newnight. 2 IShimmy ClubatBennet‘s.

10.30pm—3am. £1.50. I The Tunnel 11pm—3.30am. £2. 3 Sept

only: Flowered Up live ‘— see Rock listings.

I Wednesdays

I Babylon at Rain. llpm—late. £2.50 (£1 .50 with UBJll). Popular sound system with the best of ragamuffin and reggae— and any club that propagandisesagainst compact discs on its posters has to have its heart in the right place. I Feedback at Fury Murry's. 11pm—3am. £2. 4 Sept only. The unstoppable groove machine returns with indie dance Carter USM. Jesus Jones. Ned‘s. Wonderstuff. you know the score. Your fifteen yearold brother's favourite bands. but not un-credible. First Wednesday ofevery month. I Soul Cellar at the Tunnel. llpm—3.30am. £3. New night alongthe old Soul Kitchen lines. with deep soul in an ambient. underground atmosphere in rooms two and three. ie not the mainone. Colin Barr himself is the DJ. playing classic dance. rare groove and hip hop. with guests every week. I Bennet's 11pm—3am. I Go West at Cleopatra's. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). I Jeans and T-shirt night at the Cotton Club. 11pm—3.30am. £2. Drinks£1. I Libra at Hollywood Studios. 10pm—3am. £2.50. Over-25$ disco. I The Network 10pm—2am. £3 (£1 .50 before midnight). New midweek karaoke night for Paisley. hosted by the infamous Tiger Tim. I 508 and 708 Night at Mardi Gras. 10.30pm—3.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). I Spank at Club Xchange. 11pm—1ate. £1