LP Sara. and continued to do so on his most recent release. Amen. Excellent music. which has had some of today's finest jazzers awed.

I Galliano King Tut's Wah Wah 1 iut . St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £5. ('ool. funky and ever so sophisticated. (ialliano featuring chameleon-like Mick Talbot (Merton Parkas. The Style Council. er. .. that‘s it) on keyboards! have been the name to drop for a while with their jazz-influenced experimental approach to rap and soul. Be seen here or be completely unconcerned about your trendy rating.

I Junk Republic Fixx 11. Miller Street. 221 1568. 9pm. Free.

I Wedgewood Line RGs. Queen Street. 2212200. 10pm. Free.

; Edinburgh

I Radio Forth gig Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. Still unconfirmed at time ofgoing to press. Flephant Noise are almost certain to be the opening act. followed by either Fdwyn Collins or —- asis now looking more likely The Average White Band. For ticket details. secTue 15.

I Urban Poets Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.30pm. Free.

THURSDAY 17 Glasgow

I The Catherine Wheel and Thrum King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4. The Norwich band whose success so far this year forced their Glaswegian narnesakes to defer and change their moniker to the Colour Wheel. Loosely lumped in with the shoe-gazing crop. The Catherine Wheel have a much harder sound than many of their peers. more like a less American-influenced Boo Radleys. and the like the Boos they come across well


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live. jarring and compelling. Thrtrm are Moni's new band and feature her gtrtsy vocals allied to grungcy guitars.

6246. 10pm. Free. I Movie Culture Lounge Bar. Glasgow University Union. University Avenue.

around on stage. Heart Throbs' lyrics can ' carry all the grievances and bitternessof

I The Catch Traders. (ilassford Street. 552 half the human race (minis the female

half. fact fans) so watch ye lads who come

to ogle Rose will knock you flat with her vitriol atahundred paces.

339 8697. 9pm. Free. Students and guests. '

I Apres Ski ()uthouse. Cathcart Road. 649 0184. 8pm. Free.

I Static Clubhouse. ()ld Sneddon Street. Paisley . 8894706. 8.30pm. £1 .50 (advance). £2 (door). Callow youth demonstrating what wonders a collection of melodies. effects pedals and a sympathetic soundman can do. A big echoey sound pinned down by a synthetic beat and the occasional grungey riff. IThe Jammies'l‘wa Corbies. Ctrrnbernauld. 0236 727473. 9pm. Free. I MrJones Tudor Lodge Hotel. Burnbank Road. Hamilton. 0698457277. 9.30pm. £1.


I Red Hot And Blue Platform ()nc. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. Rock‘n'roll. I Charlie And Her Sheepdogs Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free.

I Fire Escape Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.30pm. Free.

I Live music Subway. Cowgate. 11pm. £1.

FRIDAY 18 Glasgow

I Billy Bragg and Robyn Hitchcock And The Egyptians Barrowland. (iallowgate. 552 4601 . 7.30pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. Bragg‘s current album Don't ‘I'ry This/t! Home has fair had the praise shovellcd on it. despite the fact that his last twosingle efforts have been mundane workouts— Billy gets introspective and personal rather than outspoken and political. but the best thing about his concerts is the way he balances both concerns. both challenging and confiding in hisaudience. Support from the eccentric Robyn Hitchcock Jonathan Richman's spiritual younger brother.

I Planet Gong and Here And Now Mayfair. Sauchiehall Street. Britain'sbusiest hippies continue their trundle around the cosmos. changing the name oftheir spaceship every so often to give the impression they're doing something different -- Planet (iortg follow hot on the heelsof Mother (iong. Support comes from Here And Now. a group of the same vintage now so obscure that we draw a complete blank on them. Big names on the festival circuit at one time.

I The Heart Throbs and A Chocolate Morning KingTut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4. The Heart Throbs might appear to make an easily digestible girly jangle pop. but the Carlotti sisters burn with a purpose more intense than looking prettv and mincing



(eric clapton)


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I Holy Rollers and The Shanks Traders (downstairs). ('ilassford Street. 552 6246. 9pm. £3. Another intriguing package from the (ilasgow Collective. The Holy Rollers are a quirky hardcore three-piece from Washington DC. labelmates of Fugazi. The Shanks come from Holland. breeding ground for many fine thrash bands. but have a more melodic bent than most.

I The Corleones Traders (upstairs). (ilassford Street. 552 6246. 10pm. Free. (ilaswegian ska-tinged mob. Look out for the drummer with a steel pole for aspinal column.

I The Pearliishers and The Honeychurch Village Theatre. East Kilbride.03552 48669. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). A musically coherent double bill -- both clinical competent soul pop with the only difference being the sex of the singers.

I The River Detectives(‘umbernauld Theatre. Braehead Road. Cumbernauld. 0236737235. 7.15pm. £6(£3). 1 recently heard a buskcr performing a River Detectives' song - is that the sign of a standard or what'.’ Still taking their popular acoustic duo set-up to the places other bands can‘t (or don‘t bother) to reach.

I The Catherine Wheel Bay l lotel. Pierhead. (iouroek. 0475 31244. 10pm. £3.50. See Thurs 17.

I Bizarre Inc Sexativity. Hippodrome. Kilmarnock.056321210. 10.30pm. £4. Rave crew who brought you ‘Playing With Knives' and ‘Such A Feeling‘.

I The Same? Magoo's. Croft Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 38940. 11pm. £2.


I Roxette Ingliston Exhibition Centre. Tickets: ()31 557 6969. Another great Swedish export . . . but will theircatchy singles be enough to fill this enormous place?

I Lloyd Cole Playhouse Theatre. Circenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £10. Following the [)0/1'! (ic! Weird On Me Babe album. which was hailed as something ofan artistic upturn in thisbeat poet's career. Cole hits the road -- minus orchestra. naturally.

I End or City and Decadence Subway. (‘owgate 10pm. £1.50. Double billof hardcore and heavy thrash respectively. and from 9pm an alternative disco to match.

I Wolverine Lord Darnley. West Port. 229 4341 . 9.30pm. Free.

I King Snakes Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after9pm.

I Precious Little Else Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.

SATURDAY 19 Glasgow

I Stiff Little Fingers Barrowland. (iallowgate. 552 4601 . 7.30pm. £8.50plus booking fee. Tickets from Just The Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. lfthcre is anyone out there who isn't aware ofwhat Stiff Little Fingers are about and has failed to see them on one oftheir trmptecn visits to Glasgow. then we can only refer you to our punk special in this issue. Despite more farewell tours than Frank Sinatra. SLF still pack out the joint every time.

I Levitation and Static King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £4. See preview for Levitation. See Thurs 17 for Static.

I The Hideaway Blues Band Traders. (ilassford Street. 5526246. 10pm. Free. Blues and soul.

I Nik The Greek Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free.

I Another Hairdo Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I Roundabout Richard‘s Basement. West


Regent Street. 221 ()1 16. 9pm. Free.

I Flat Stanleys Magoo‘s. Croft Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 38940. 1 1pm. £2.

I The Delphi Tudor Lodge 1 lotel. Burnbank Road. Hamilton. 0698457277. 9.30pm. £1.


: I Barky! Barlty and Dog Day Basin Street.

Haymarket Terrace. 337 1006. 8pm. £2. About time Fdinburgh had another visit from those fabulous Barky brothers. And about time there was another single to follow up the debut. Drum machines. loud guitars and general madness.

I Blue On Shock. Sam Harlet andThe 'Hardline 1 leriot Watt Student t'nion. Riccarton Campus. 449 51 1 1. 8pm. £2. Quite a strong triple bill. with Fife's most hotly—tipped. one of tidinburgh's most diverse and the Precious ()rganisation’s favourite rockers.

I The Gods Di Glam Platform ( )ne. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. Free. All your favourites from the era of platforms. I A Whole New Jungle Subway. Cowgate. 1 1pm. £2.

I Bo‘Weevil Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after9pm. Rockin' blues.

I Live music Negociants. Lothian Street. 2256313. 9.30pm. Free.



I Power Of Dreams \Vcndell (iee‘s.

Titchfield Street. Kilmarnock. 8pm. £3. Steamrollering along in an unbridled fashion. this is Power ()fl)reamson1y Seottish headline date while they are in the vicinity supporting Ned's Atomic Dustbin on Tuesday.

I lnstinct'l‘udor Lodge Hotel. Burnbank Road. Hamilton. 0698 457277. 9.30pm. £1.

I Live Music Richard’s Basement. West Regent Street. 221 01 16. 9pm. Free.

I Freebase and The Way Clubhouse. ()ltl Sneddon Street. Paisley. 889 4706. 8.30pm. Tickets £2.50 (includes acoach from (ieorge Square). £1 .50 on door. High-energy rock.


I Billy Bragg Queen's Hall. South Clerk Street. nos 2019. 7.30pm. £6.50.

See Fri 18.

I The Ian Gillan Band and Roadhouse Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. First of two nights. Old rockers never die. they just play smaller and smaller venues. Should be a busy two-night run. though. as (iiilan'sstillsomethingofagodlikefigure I in metal circles.

I Smile Negociants. Lothian Street.225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.

I The Brothers Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after9pm.

MONDAY 21 Glasgow

I Martin Stephenson KingTut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £6. The first act ever to appear at KingTut's returns for three nights of soloendeavour. and possibly to get away from playing Edinburgh Queen's Hall yet again. Mellow shambling pop. undernanding but pleasant. as if you didn‘t already know.


I Chesney Hawkes Playhouse Theatre. Greensidc Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £10.

AD The List 11— 24 October 1991