Catch the best Glasgow Clubs this fortnight.
I Pussypower Pussypower’s third party on The Perry, this time featuring Eddy ‘Flashin‘ Fowlkes outta Detroit. Your hosts as ever will be Terry and Jason, ‘Pussypower‘s very own supermodels’. The Ferry. 8012/ Jan.
I Parklile Post-Mod club playing the best of Bn't pop from the 60s onwards plus ﬁlm footage on video screens. Getting busy. with a hard core of loyal fans. The Arena, Fridays.
I Renaissance Renaissance hit the road once more featuring [an Ossia and John Digweed. taking theirjoyful commercially influenced house down your street. The tour begins in Glasgow as guests ofTriumph. the regular night. The Tunnel, Sat 21 Jan. I Sly Student-orientated club which is now the only place to be young. free and full of hormones on a Tuesday night. Fine mix of music ranging from Chan hip hop to fairly respectable house plus they‘ve got one of those gyrosc0pe thingummies set up in front ofthe lasers. The Tunnel, Tuesdays.
I Fresh Cream at The Volcano. 10.30pm—3am. £6 (£4 with tnatric card). Mellow house. garage grooves and street soul with Graham Wilson and Scott McCay.
I The Garage 10.30pm-3atn. £3 (£2) 10pm—l lptn. £4 (£3) llpm—midnight. Dave Ross getting a wee bit more dancey than usual. Retro/indie in The Attic. upstairs. Insanely busy with queues half way down Sauchiehall Street. up Rose Street. and along the M8 as far as Airdn'e. honest
I Knucklehead at Glasgow School of Art. 10pm—late. £2.50 (includes Divine downstairs). J'ilks and Ha‘t'ch ﬁlling the barn upstairs every week with their uncompromising mix of new house and deep techno plus classic and contemporary Detroit tracks.
I Mo’ Jazz With Attitude at The 13th Note. Sptn—midnight. ‘Dropping science like never before. the eclectic Watt brothers mix wicked jazz and funky soul in art atmosphere not unlike 60s Soho.‘ I llico’s 9pm—tnidnight. Free. DJ Paul with a clubby house tnix.
I Phat Farm at Queen Margaret Student Union. 10pm*2.30am. £4. 21 Jan only. Gareth Sommerville (Yip Yap). Chris and Vicki team up on the decks for a night of heavenly house.
I Pussypower at The Ferry. 9pm—late. £6 (£4). 21 Jan only. Pussypower’s third party on The Ferry. this time featuring Eddy ‘Flashin‘ Fowlkes outta Detroit. Your hosts as ever will be Terry and Jason. ‘Pussypower‘s very own supermodels‘.
I Reds 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). A packed night specialising in mainstream dance, funk. rap and house with DJ Kev. Stella Dry on promo.
I Rhapsody 11pm-3am. £7 (£5 before 11pm). Stuart Hobbs and Robin Burrows with an eclectic clubby mix. Live acts through the back.
I Saturday Sexy 1 lpm—3am. £8. ‘Spellbound and sexed-out with Colin’s own sexy selection and Kevin McKay licking the decks into a frenzy.‘
I Shoosh! at R.G.‘s. Rpm-midnight. Free. DJ Cristian with a house/garage pre-club
I Sub Club 10.30pm-3am. £8. Saturday at the Sub has once more become an institution thanks to the meatiest mix of hard house and deep garage from DJs Harri, Oscar and Dominic.
I Triumph at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£4). Upfront house and garage with Colin Tevendale and Stephen McCreery in Room 1. and DJ Eddie with a more laid-
‘ back funky set in Room 2. The Saturday
night recreates itself. with Triumph dancers in the main room. special Saturday night decor. a hostess service in Rooms 2 and 3 and a dressed-up door policy. 21 Jan. Triumph host the ﬁrst date of the Renaissance tour featuring [an Ossia and John Digweed. Late license until 5am.
I Venture at Cafe Ventura. Spin—midnight. Free. Live fun on two ﬂoors. up tempo tunes and relaxing mellow sounds. Bottled beer £1.20.
I Wild at Cotton Club. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3 students). Commercial dance and pop. I Wired at Caledonian University Student Union. 10pm-late. £3 (£2). DJ John Aldis with indie/mainstream choons.
I Banus 10.30pm-3am. £3 entry with leaﬂet. House and garage for the smartly dressed. I Bar 10 9pm-late. Free. DJs Gavin and Ziggy popping in from time to time. I Bennet’s llpm—3am. £1. Gay. All beers and spirits £1. DJ John Frazer with commercial dance and pop. I Bob‘s Full House at The Volcano. 10.30pm—2.30am. £4 (£3). 1t‘s Sunday night. It‘s Partick town. it‘s the only place to be hot and sweaty. Damn ﬁne mix warming up with charty acid jazz. jumping up to house and screaming on to da divas. All drinks £1. I Bomb at The Cathouse. Studio 3. 10pm—3am. £1.50. Hip-hop evening. I Booglemanla at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £2. DJ Graeme with a varied mix of club classics. All drinks £1.25. I Bubblellclous at Reds. 1 lpm~3am. £5 (£3). ‘Bombastic boogie. bubble grooves‘ and all drinks £1 all night. Good music and cheap drink. isn‘t that too much like giving the punters what they want? I Club Havana at The Brunswick Cellars. 9pm—midnight. Free. Pre-clubbing from DJ Jazz with Latin jazz and salsa. I Club Mouth at The 13th Note (ground floor). 8pm—midnight. Free. lndie and alternative tunes ‘founded to let the BBC Radio Scotland indie DJs play their stuff and drink at the same time’. Now featuring live bands most weeks. See Rock listings for details. I Decadence at Cotton Club. lO.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Raymond Davren with a new club playing a light selection of groovy garage and happy house. I uddrultlters at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket). Disco. pop and 60s party vibes from DJ Craig Davis. I Ital Reggae Club at The Venue. 10.30pm-1ate. £2.
I Lush at The Voodoo Room.
11pm-3. 15am. £5. Rising mega stars Harri and Oscar with their underground house and garage. All drinks £1.
I Rock City at The Cathouse. lO.30pm-3am. £2 (£1.50). Rock from the 70s to the present.
I Sonora at The 13th Note. 8pm—midnight. Donations (£1) on the door. Cushions on the floor. Excursions into ambience and the occasional glance at other related activities. Look out for the cream of avant garde bands live.
I Stella LeVell 99p Special at Club Xchange. llpm-3am.99p. Gay. All pints and spirits 99p.
I The Beat Club at Fury Murry's. 10.30pm-3am. £2 (£1.50). All drinks £1.50. ‘Sounds from the 60s. funky 70s and lots ofclassic dance and indie tracks.‘ I The Boat at The Tuxedo Princess. 9pm—3am. £2 (£1 with student card — free before 11pm with flyer). Pronounced ‘bow-att‘. Student night of mainstream indie. dance and pop ofquite indescribable mediocrity. It is however monstrously busy and kinda good in a really bad sort of way.
I Ceroc at The Venue. 7.30—10.30pm. Modern jive from France. Includes 45- minute beginners' class at 7.30pm followed by dance sounds from the 40s to the 90s.
I Cleopatra’s 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1 with ticket). Gary Unett and a mix of mainstream pop and dance.
I Club X at Club Xchange. lO.30pm—3am. £1.25. Gay. Michael with a dance-orientated night. £1.25 all drinks. I The Horn at The 13th Note (ground floor). 8ptn—midnight. Free. ‘Unnerving dreams of the old Woolworth pick 'n‘ mix turned voodoo on a suddenly darkened Saturday afternoon.‘ Mr Scott Horn praying that Captain Beefheart. Beat Happening. Ivor Cutler and The Pastels weigh in at under the quarter pound.
I Speedracer at The Attic (formerly the Catneo Suite). 10.30—3am. £1. Steven Moody persues his ‘NME-orientated music‘ as well as a few indie-dance classics. with a heavy slab of hip hop.
I Amorphus at Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. 8.30pm—midnight. Donations on the door to cover running costs. Ambient and dub through to techno and gabba with resident DJs from TAB and the Sonic Research institute. Lager and heavy £1.25. vodka and whisky 75p a dash.
I Boudoir at The 13th Note (downstairs). The Boudoir boys bring along their fave board games and let everyone have a shot on the Atari (Galaxion, of course). The music sounds as this they’ve raided every charity shop and rummaged about in the depths of their parents‘ record collections. I‘m sure if you could mix eight-track then they would be there doing it.
I .IoJos at Club XChange 11pm-3am. £2.50. Gay. DJ Stella with choice dance and chart sounds. £1 lager, 50p vodka. Pitched as the only gay night in town tonight.
I Moist at The Cathouse. lO.30pm—3am. £1. A mish-mash of poppy and studenty- type sounds. plus drinks promos.
I Shimmy Club at Bennet’s. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Legendary. drunken. ‘mixed‘. longest-running club night in town with Craig Davis. Mainstream dance and chart. £1.10 promo beers. More girls in the boys‘ toilets than boys for some reason.
I Sly at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£2). Student-orientated club which seems to be taking some of the more fresh-faced ones away from Bennet‘s. Fine mix of music ranging from chart hip hop to fairly respectable house plus they’ve got one of those gyroscope thingummies set up in front of the lasers.
I The Tardls in The Attic (formerly the Catneo Suite). lO.30pm—3am. £1. ‘A journey through space and time that takes you from the 605 to the 90s and back via rock/pop and soul‘. All drinks £1.
I Trading Post at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). Chart. mainstream and 60s ‘for the pub/club staffcrowd‘.
I Banus 10.30pm-3am. £5 (half price with flyer). House and garage with DJ Gary Menzies.
I Bennet’s 1 lpm—3am. £1. Gay. 70p vodka and gin! DJ Sara.
I Ceroc at The Venue. 7.3()—10.30pm. Modern jive from France. Includes 45- minute beginners‘ class at 7.30pm followed by dance sounds from the 40s to the 90s.
I Chopper at Club Xchange. 10.30pm—3.30am. £3.50 (£2). Garage. house. 90s disco and pop. More handbag than Debenham‘s and more screaming divas than Glyndbourne. Double vodka £1.10.
I Fab at Reds. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). The Fab Boys play a many and varied funky and bassy soundtrack tojump along to. Miller £1, vodka-mix £1.
I Fiesta Fatale at The Nile. 9pm-midnight. Free. DJ Jazz with more ofa Spanish ﬂamenco-orientated night than he usually does.
I Go West at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). A mainly ‘student-orientated‘ bill of fare. I Horizontal at The Volcano. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Jazz attd rare groove from the eminently funky Nick Peacock.
I Love Train at Cafe Cini. 9pm—midnight. Free. Selected beers for £1. Joe Deacon playing the best in classic soul. funk and piano house.
I On The Up at Bar Belgo. 9pm—midnight. Free. Funk and jazz grooves.
I Parallelogram at Bar Miro. 8pm—midnight. Free. J‘llkes and Ha‘t‘ch of Knucklehead get all pre-clubby with some ‘mind music‘.
I Planet Earth at The Cathouse. lO.30pm—3am. £1. An 80s revival night for all you Wham and Duran Duran fans. I Sticky Fingers at The Attic (fortnerly the Cameo Suite). 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.
I Wednesday Night Fever at Cotton Club 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with matric card). Positively a towering inferno of rekindled kitsch. Busy! YOU oetcna. UllllKS ptumus.
I 1999 at Cotton Club. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Eighties hits and a mixed bag of funky tunes.
I Banus 10.30pm—3am. £5 (half price with ﬂyer). House and garage with DJ Gary Menzies.
I Bloomers at Cleopatra’s.
62 The List 13—26 January 1995