llegular weekly clubs plus one-oil events are listed by city, than by day, then alphabetically by title. Clubs will be listed, provided that up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Club listings compiled by liory Weller and Bethan Cole.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3). Pumping house. garage grooves, fabby lasers and as much Versace as you can ﬁt under one roof all combining to offer you a night of almost unimaginable pleasure. Michael Kilkie and Scott McKay in bar 1. Duncan Reid and Steven McCreery in bar 2.
I Bar 10 9pm—midnight. Free. A laid- back soul-based set from Stevie Donaldson.
I Bennet’s 11pm-3am. £4. Busy gay night with DJ Sara.
I Big Deal at The Garage. 10.30—3am. £3.50 (£2.50) New club. new venue. House. trance. soul and disco. See Club News.
I The Cathouse lOpm—3am. £3 (£2.50 with ticket). Well respected rock- orientatcd night reaching capacity at the weekends. Industrial/rock downstairs and studenty stripey tights upstairs.
I Cleopatra’s 1 lpm—3am. £6.
I Club Xchange llpm—3am. £4. Gay. brash. trashy and fun as ever with Ms Club X. Big Karn. Happy Hour
I Crash at The Cotton Club. lOpm—3am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). An eclectic mix of happy sounds packing the place week after week.
I llolly Mixture at Reds, Strathclyde University. 9pm—2am (doors close lam). £1 (free before 10pm). Students and guests. Tam Coyle putting together a ‘credible’ assortment of sweet student sounds.
I Fluid at R.G.‘s 8pm—midnight. Free. DJ Kev with a tasty selection of garage, house and club classics.
I Frantic at Floozy's. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3 before 11pm with a Floozy’s discount card). DJ Dave Young and Mike Costa. I Futuristic at Circa. lOpm—3am. £5. Trevor Reilly and MC MC from Hangar 13 bring their underground, ‘intelligent’ techno to Glasgow every Friday night.
I Hacienda Roadshow at the Sound Factory. 1 1pm—3am (no curfew) £5. Smart but casual. Series of weekly dance nights under the Glasgow Hacienda banner. Regular DJ line-up includes Bassgenerator, Ten. MC TNT. and appearances by Gary Robertson and MC Voyager.
I The llip Joint at The Sub Club. lOpm—3am. £3. Slip on your Adidas Gazelles and get down to the ‘phat funk. chunkee jazz and solid rap' at the Sub with DJs Nick Peacock. Mike Mach'mmon Gregor and Crawford.
I Katch at The Cathouse. Studio 3. lOpm—3am. £3 (£2.50/£1.50 with a ticket). The Katch boys peddling their blend of indie/studenty/good time vibes that has stood them in such good stead on the east coast over the last few years. Also appearing in Edinburgh on a Saturday night.
I Knucklehead in the Vic Bar at Glasgow School of Art. 9pm—late (doors close lam). £2.50. A spanking new night from the dubfunking Blue Juice boys Johnny and Hamish endeavouring to ‘shape an ongoing club in the true sense of the word‘. Rolling dope beats. dub effects and deeper weightier sounds building up through the night.
I love Boutique in the main hall at Glasgow School of Art. 18 Feb only. 10.30pm—late. Gay. £6 (£5). With Jon from Pleased Wimmin givingjust about everything he’s got for this Valentine Love Boutique special. I Reds 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£3 for students before 11.30pm). ‘Chunky funk. deeliteful disco and groovy garage!’ With DJ Paul N'Jie. Becks £1 all night or until they run out. I The lleggae Club at the Tuxedo Princess. 9pm—3am. £5 (£1 before 10.30pm. £3 after with ﬂyer). Reggae in the Princess Suite and club. garage. and Euro sounds in the Cruise club. I Retro at The Hive. 10pm-2am. £2. Students and guests. 70s and 80s sounds with DJ Trax. I Rhapsody 1 lpm—3am. £5 (£2). All drinks £1.50. Stevie Sleepman and Graham Wilson with hip hop, garage. house and funk. I Shag at Fury Murry‘s. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£2 before 11pm). The ultimate crap student night. the one which lowers the standards to which all others must stoop - and it's still unfeasibly popular! I Slain at The Arches. 10.30pm—3am. £6. The internationally renowned Slam boys back up to full strength with their forever adored dance club. I Sonic The Indie Club at Rooftops (Secrets Lounge). 10pm-3am. £2.50 (£1.50 before 11.45pm). Indie club (as you might imagine) with £1 pints of lager on tap. I Soundclash Republic at The l3th Note. 8pm-midnight. Free. Attracting a good crowd every week. DJs Andy, Joe and Iain take you on a ‘pre-club trans dub ambient journey to the ultraworld‘. Check out the Soundclash gang at Glasgow School of Art every other Thursday from 17 February. I The Volcano l0.30pm—2.30am. £4 (£3). Busy mix of dance and indie tunes with Alan Ronald. I Who loves Ya Baby? at Sunset Boulevard. llpm—3.30am (no curfew). £5 (£4). A bald. lollipop sucking kind ofclub from Billy Kiltie. Chris Keegan and Steve McCreery in association with Limbo records and 23rd Precinct.
I Atlantis at the Sub Club. llpm—3am. £6. Still attracting a good (and discerning) crowd, Atlantis is Slam’s longest-running and most successful regular night. ‘Sub- aquatic excursions into the deepest nether regions of contemporary sounds. textures and ball-busting bass lines.‘
I Bar 10 9pm—midnight. Free. Socialise
to the mellow sounds of DJ Nick Peacock. -
I Beat Box at Circa. 10pm—3am. £7. Adrian (formerly of the Orb club night) and Peter and Matthew of Sublime. Live PAs from Q.F.X. on 12 Feb. and Dymensions on 19 Feb.
I Bennet’s llpm—3am. £5. Gay. With Roddy Stewart the busiest shopkeeper/musician/DJ around.
I Cale loco at The Arches. 11pm—3am. £6. The wild and wacky Loco experience in an even more theatrical mood. lain Smith from Mischief la Bas will MC for a bit at the beginning, and the ﬁrst 100 punters through the door get to take part in Super Prize Bingo! Beat Poets on 12 Feb and Herman X on 19 Feb.
I The Cathouse. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3.50 before 11pm). Sweaty rock-orientated club on two floors. with early opening and specially cheap drinks till llpm. Trad rock upstairs and contemporary rock downstairs.
I Cleopatra’s 11pm-3am. £6.
I Club Xchange llpm—3am. £5. Gay club with upfront dance tunes from DJ ‘Suave' Gav. Happy Hour 11pm—2am.
Dave Ross at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Dave Ross pulling the wraps off this new club. See club news.
I Divine at Glasgow School of Art. llpm-late. £2.50. The very best in
psychedelic/garage/soul/6OS in the Vic Bar.
I Dream Sequence at Rooftops (Secrets Lounge). 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. A good selection of indie-dance faves and a friendly vibe.
I Fury at Fury Murry’s. 10.30pm—3am. £4. lmaginatively-named and student- oriented night.
I llablt at Sunset Boulevard. llpm-3.30am. (no curfew). £6 (£5). Michael Kilkie and Colin Tevendale with ‘a hot selection of British and US house’. I harmony at Strathclyde University Union. 9pm—2am. £2. Paul Mulholland in Reds bar with a bit of funk. rap. dance and ambient.
I Matrix at The Hive. 10pm—2am. £3. Students and guests. The ultimate combination, apparently. with John Lyons. Drinks promo.
I Mo’ Jazz With Attitude at The 13m Note. 8pm-midnight. ‘Dropping science like never before the eclectic Watt brothers mix wicked jazz and funky soul in an atmosphere not unlike 60s Soho.‘
I Reds 10.30pm-3am. £5 (students £4 before 11pm). Relaxed, friendly and popular club night with DJ Kevin mixing up the disco. house and funk.
I Rhapsody llpm—3am. £7 (£5 before 11pm). Stuart Hobbs and Robin Burrows with an eclectic clubby mix. Live acts through the back.
I Shoosh at R.G.'.s. 8pm—midnight. DJ Cristian with a house/garage pre-club warmer.
I Swing It at Floozy's. 10pm—3am. £6 (£4 before 11pm with Floozy’s discount card). Dance. with Noble Whitelaw and Smokey Joe.
I The Tunnel 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£3). Derek Wallace and Sir Kevin McKay ‘leading the party on a garage tip‘ while Stephen Middleton and Derek Fulton of October Cafe fame do what they do so well in room 2. As from 19 Feb, the DJ line-up changes to Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery in bar 1 and Bobby Bluebell and Duncan Reid in bar 2 with a mellow. funky. soulful set.
I Tankin’ at Glasgow School of Art. lOpm—late. £2.50. Take the upstairs option on Saturday night and receive a generous helping of acid jazz, funk. dub. ska and hip-hop. With Lindsey. Denny. Louie and Andy getting high up in the rafters.
I The Volcano 10.30pm—2.30am. £5 (£4 with matric card). Mellow house. garage grooves and street soul with Graham Wilson and Scott McCay.
I Wild at The Cotton Club. 10.30pm-3am. £5. Commercial dance and pop.
I Baby love at Floozy‘s. £3 (£1 with Floozy’s pass 10—1 1pm). Simon Coyle. Live dance-directed bands most weeks. Check club for details.
I Bar 10 9pm—late. Free. Always something going on! Probably DJ Gavin. but on the last Sunday of the month it is deﬁnitely Rub a Dub Records guesting. I Bennet's llpm—3am. £1. All beers and spirits £1. DJ John Frazer.
I Big Karo 99p Special at Club XChange. llpm—3am. 99p in. Gay. All pints and spirits 99p. ‘What every punter wants' apparently.
I The Garage. Glasgow’s newest club will be open for business from Friday 11 February, kicking off with Big Deal. ‘Chunky house flavour whipped disco coated with real soul’ brought to you by Divine and Stirrup of Saturday night Glasgow School of Art fame. The Saturday slot is amply filled by Dave Ross (Crash and Cotton Club) bringing his years of experience to the new venture. The Garage was the Mayfair. and gone are the mirrors and vast expanses of crushed velvet to make way for slightly more tasteful drapes and banners, particularly in the main room creating a welcome. more intimate feel. (RW)
I Graceland at the Tunnel. Sunday 20 February. Spotting a gap in the Elvis theme night department. DJs Joe Macho and lschea will be putting their favourite pickles of ‘up tunes with a distinct London flavour’ into the fatty beefburger that is the ‘flagging Glasgow Club scene'. Happy party spirit is the order of the night in an attempt to move away from the ‘too heavy and serious, heads down atmosphere'. (RW)
I Soma, so good Rumoured to be a current favourite on the decks of ambient auteur Mixmaster Morris; the cool melodic roll of Holmes and Macmillan's ‘Total Toxic Tranquility‘ (Soma). On the B-side of their ‘Total Toxic Overload‘ twelve- inch (a thundering 303 romp). it marks the collaboration of Disco Evangelist David Holmes and Slam's Stuart Macmillan. Out 21 Feb. (BC)
I Boomerang retums Edinburgh pirate radio station Boomerang. previously notorious for its chipmunk-friendly breakbeat output. re- launches this month adding the upmarket talean of DJ Bootsy to its roster.
I Club tapes Bedroom mixers and virtual
clubbers alike can find the gamut of DJ tapes from Graeme Park to Luke
Slater to Carl Cox at The Vaults every Saturday. Between llam and 5pm
the highly knowledgeable Chris will help you locate that elusive Ministry/Hac/Rez tape of your dreams. Also : available: secondhand . records. t-shirts and cult l videos.(BC) i
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