I Bennet’s 1 lpm—3.30am. £1. All beers
and spirits£ll ; I Bobby's at The Volcano. llpm—2.30am. £4. Still the sweatiest. sexiest Sunday night club in Partick. I Bubblelicious at Reds. 11pm—3am. £3/£2. Bubbly soul and disco from Cheryl. Harri and Paul. Wonderful ﬂiers and an impressive turnout as well for such a recently-launched club. One to watch.
I Cheapskate at The Cotton Club. llpm—3am. £2J£l with flier or matric card. Becks and Vodka £1 ! Get wrecked cheap to the 'cross-the-board sounds of DJ Brian Dickey.
I The Double Deckers at Fury Murry‘s.
l 1pm—3am. £2x£l with Matric card or leaflet. Tam and Dave‘s spanking mix of indie. dance. pop and soul.
I Fuddrukkers at Cleopatra's. l0.30pm—2.30am. £1 .
I Rock City at The Cathouse. llpm—3am. £1.50. Rock from the 70s to the present.
I Transnational at The Cathouse. Studio 3. 10pm—3am. £2/£1.50. An impressive range of hard-edged sounds. from Sheep on Drugs and Ministry through to the latest releases on innovative acid/techno label Tresor Berlin. Why take it casyjust because it's Sunday?
I The Tunnel llpm—3.30am. £3. Upfront house with Stevie and Simon. Festive Sunday night specials: Funkollective plus supports 8 Miles High and Balance (20 Dec) and the Free (wow!) Student Christmas Ball on 27 Dec (£4 non-students).
I Piggilly Viggilly's at the Volcano. 10pm—late. £2.50. Less self-conscious and more relaxed than the weekend. PV‘s still has tunes you‘d find it hard to top on any night of the week. Serious fun and agood excuse for a long lie on Tuesday morning. I The Tunnel llpm—3.30am. £2. Gay Mondays. with Brian Lavell's Xmas Party (£3.50) on 21 Dec and New Year Party
i (£5)on 28 Dec. i I ZFD at Fury Murry‘s. llpm—3am. £2.
Sixties. 70s. 80s and indie 90s with a bit of
5 pop dance thrown in for good measure. Watch out for The Wild One. a seasonal
bash on 28 Dec. admission £3.
I Bingo at Reds. 11pm—3am. £2. What lvor Cutler could possibly have to do with
. a night of Deep Funk is anybody‘s guess.
but those posters just might entice you in. Let‘s face it. on a Tuesday night you‘re
3 hardly spoilt for choice.
I Jo Jo's at Club Xchange. 11.30pm—3.30am. £2. Gay. busy. dance
and chart tunes.
I Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Eight years old. a Glasgow institution and it‘s still all about
getting pissed and dancing to whatever
record comes on next. Brilliant.
I Bennet's l 1pm—3am. £1 . 60p vodka!
I Chopper at Club Xchange. 11pm-3am.
£1 .50 with leaﬂet/UB-4()/matric card. Double vodka for £1 plus an excellent across-the-board mix of indie-dance.
funk. soul and pop: the ultimate student night?
I Go West at Cleopatra's. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2/£1 with ticket.
I Horizontal at The Volcano. 11pm—2.30am. £2. Nick Peacock with the jazzy tunes.
I Libra at The Cathouse. 11pm—3am. £2.50. Over-25$ disco.
I Love Train at Cafe Cini. Renfield Street. 9pm—midnight. Free. Selected beers for ; £1 . Joe Deacon playing the best in classic soul. funk and piano house.
I Strictly Rhythm at Fury Murry's. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50/£2. New night featuring DJs Colin and Yogi.
I Wednesday Night Fever at The Cotton Club. 1 lpm—3.30am. £2/£l with matric card. 70s night with drinks promotions.
I Bloomers at Cleopatra's. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2’£l for students. I Cafe Loco Hogmanay Party at The Arches. 10.30pm—3.30am. £10(tickets available in advance). Bring in the New Yearin style. I Club Virunga at The Volcano. llpm~-2.30am. £3 £2. 1)] 'l‘chico plays African. reggae and similar groovy sounds. I Essence at The Sub Club. 1 lpm--3am. £2.50 ‘£ 1 .50. ‘The essence of hip hop. rare groove. funk and house' with llarri out of Slam and Paul Donner (he whoscratches i soexcellently for the band Elias). A treat I and an education. . . l I Hullabaloo at I he Mayfair. I lil.30pm—-3am. £2.50. "Toe-tapping fun for tip-top people'. re a new night ofhouse. a garage and disco. I Jam at The Cotton Cltib. llprn—3.30am. £2. New night of ‘garage. house.classics and rare grooves‘ with [)Jslohn and Michael. I The Men's Room at Club Xchange. ll.30pm--3am. £2.50'£2 with ﬂier. ‘Raunchy‘ men-only night with live act Caged Muscle and Rolling Rock for£l. I Shaft at The Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £1 . No relation to the Edinburgh club ofthe same name. but 70s disco nonetheless. I Sonic the Xmas Eve Indie Club at Rooftops. llpm~-3am. £3. 26 Deconly. ‘l’laying the best in old and new music' plus free sweeties and Bud and Gold Bier for£ l .20. I Strathclyde University Union 9pm-2am. Free. I The Tunnel llpm—3.30am. £4l£2 with rnatric card. Well—mixed indie and dance tunes for the assembled student throng; pretty much the same as ever. except (following the recent ‘renovation'l there's now a couple ofsort of wooden bridges
and things which can be quite trickyto negotiate when you‘ve had a few. Xmas live Party: 2o Dec. £15 £10.
rwo r w E ON E I II V l Club at The Arches. 10.30pm—2.30am. £4. ‘A flamboyant fusion of maitre de table service. cocktails. coture and top class live music.‘
I Beatbox at Teviot Row lfnion. 8pm-2am. Free for students. £1 for guests. 18 Dec only. Christmas special end-of-term night with festive frolics. 'l'op floor lnertia. bringing back long-lost memories of big. badly lit school discos. Downstairs is Strangeways for the more indie orientated among you.
I Bubblegum at l’otterrow. 8pm-- lam. £2J£1. 18 Deconly. iind-of-term Christmas special with usual mix of indie. indie dance and dance sounds.
I Buster Browns 10.30pm—3.30am. £1 .50 before 1 l .30pm«£3 after. Mainstream chart sounds mixed with soul. oldies and rave. Available Mon-'l‘hurs for private parties.
I Cathouse at The Mission. 1 lpm—Jam. £5/£-i with flyer. Weekly rock night with a
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Alan Jones from Music Week reviews this week’s Bacardi Beat Dance Chart.
The small Midlands town of Stafford is unhappily placed between the Potteries and the Black Country, and has previously offered little evidence of musical talent, but it is home to two currently hot acts — Bizarre Inc and Altern 8. The former recently had a major club hit with ‘I’m Gonna Get You’, and now it’s Altern 8’s turn with ‘Brutal-B-E’, an oddly titled but naggingly familiar and hypnotic groove based heavily on flitro Deluxe’s seminal 1987 monster ‘Thls Brutal House’. It is thus their most accessible record to date and seems sure to give them another hit of some magnitude.
Yet another in the seemingly endless avalanche of cover versions, East Side Beat’s sparkling overhaul of Simple Minds’s ‘Allve & Kicking’ is likely to emulate the success of their bit version of ‘Blde Like The Wind’. It has the same strong vocal and scatting Hammond organ, neatly set against a stomping pop/house backdrop — and even the coolest clubbers can get away with making a bee-line for the dance floor with the Ken Wood dub mix.
Glasgow’s Limbo is establishing itself as one of the DK’s more interesting labels, and Its latest release, the oddly titled ‘Bup Bup Blrl Biri’ by Deep Piece, is well up to the usual standard. Compulsive progressive house groove, getting solid support from Ms, it won’t be a pop hit, though it did debut impressiver at number 18 on Music Week’s dance singles chart.
And talking of sales, the number one single of 1992 in the UK thus far is Snap’s ‘Bhythm Is A Dancer’. Their long-delayed follow-up, ‘Exterminate’, is already circulating to a priveledged few, it’s a worthy successor to their haunting hit, a synth heavy but hugely commercial example of European pop dance at its best
Finally, something completely different but utterly compelling in an ambient kinda way is Deep Forest’s ‘Sweet Lullaby’. The record combines a French classical pianist and pygmles from the Cameroon chanting over a lush and relaxing swathe of synth sounds, the whole fiendish confection being created in Belgium. It’s already a hit on the Continent, and could just take off here. Dance music for Enya fans, and what’s wrong with that?
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