liegular weekly clubs plus one-oil events 2 are listed by city, then by day, then 3 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 llory Weller and Bethan Cole.
I 40 Watt Club at Glasgow School of Art. ' 7.30pm—10pm. Free. Lindsey's funky fruity ﬂavours dubbing up the weekend. ‘ I Amourl at The Tuxedo Princess. i *‘. - 9.30Ptr3ani. £6. (fit-5'9). N9 curtffw N ice 1 ‘People get the misconception 33:. §°§QEECU%”k?'2:)yaiﬁe£éma” Ta" “"d 5 gangsta rap. The West Coast is really I The Ark at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3am. I diverse "m? ore to Hieroglyphics to £5 (£3). Sensationally stylish club fills j N Shad”!- . the dance ﬂoor and casualty props up the ; Blackalicious irontman Xavier might bar to a house and garage soundtrack hail from Sacramento, California but supplied by Michael Kilkie and Scott he’s quick to separate himseli from
5 the South Central world of drive-by
McKay. I eanus 10.30pm—3am. £6. Commercial showings. He shouldn’t have to make 3 it clear. If you’ve heard
dance for footballers.
I working on a truly national level.
i Underground. upfront. technologically-
! minded dance music from Stuart and
i ()rde. 5 May. France's Mr Sex. Laurent Garnier guesting with a full four~and-a-
l half-hour set.
3 Sonic at Rooftops (Secrets Lounge).
llpm—3am. £3 (£2 students/llyer).
‘Alternative. indie and good time music'.
now in its third year.
I Sounclash at The 13th Note (ground
floor). Spin-midnight. Free. Long-running
listening experience based around heavy
dub rhythms and quality techno. Look out
for forthcoming unannounced guests.
I Sweet AS at The Volcano.
l().30pm—2.30am. £5 (£3). DJ Alan
Ronalds. the long time resident Volcano
. DJ with mainstream dance. rap. funk and
I Tannania at Glasgow Caledonian
University Student Union. 9pm-3am. £1
(after 10pm). A club/dance night with DJ
I The Yard at Sub Club. llpm—3.30am.
£5 (£3). Hopefully this night will become
an oasis in the desert that Friday night in
Glasgow has become. Award-winning DJ
we’re getting so many tapes from talented kids out there, it’s really exciting.’
Besides nurturing new talent, Blackalicious have a deep-running philosophy. Attica Black on Melodica loregrounded a cynical, disenchanted view oi the music business, attacking the mediocrity and coniormist nature of much dance music. ‘On 5 introspective tracks like Swan Lake
I Bennet’s llpm—3am. £4. Gay. Commercial dance with a Euro slant and
I The Best Funk Club in The World . . . Ever! at The Voodoo Room. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). Colin Barr squeezes behind the decks for a night of rare groove. funk and hip hop and Mel pops in at the end for some commercial house.
I The Cathouse 10pm—3am. £3.50 (£3 with ticket). Well-respected rock- orientated night in Studio 2. with Rubber Soul in Studio 1 and Katch in Studio 3. I Cleopatra’s lO.30pm—2.30am. £6. Disco, chart and mainstream with DJ Davie Johnston. Office partytastic.
I Club Xchange llpm—3am. £4. Gay. brash, trashy and fun as ever. Happy Hour llpm—l2.30am. all drinks £1.25 and Beck‘s romotion all night.
I The omer 9pm—close. Robert Wilson with classic house. Drinks promos.
I Crean at Reds. Strathclyde University Student Union. 9pm—2am (doors close lam). £1. Students and guests. Steven Watt of Mo Jazz on a commercial funk and hip hop tip.
I DelmoIicas 9pm—close. Free. DJ Stella with a chart dance mix.
I Baggy Style 10.30pm—1ate. £2. Little Ed and Mr Smith playing ‘jumpin’ house’. Bud and Becks £1 a bottle.
I Fluid at R.G.'s. 8pm—midnight. Free. The best in garage and house from DJ Kevin.
I Friday It Cotton Club at Cotton Club. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). A studenty mix of indie dance and
I llelter Skelter at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Long-serving rock/indieﬂOs/funk/kitsch night. Started in 1988. amazingly the night still has the original DJ.
I Xath at The Cathouse. Studio 3. 10pm-3am. £3. lndielstudenty/good time vibes. All drinks £1.50.
I Kit Kat Club at the Blackfriars Underground. 9.30pm for 10.30pm-lam. £5 (£2.50). Comedy/theatre/jazz funk club every Thursday. Friday and Saturday during Mayfest See comedy.
; Blackallclous’s exhilarating 1994
i debut Melodica, produced by Xavier
j and DJ Shadow, you'll understand. Chock lull oi tranquillised breakbeats,
. dreamy loops and lyrical innovation,
Melodica made abstract hip hop - trip hop it you like — tuneful, Technicolor, accessible even.
Melodica is just half oi it. Stateside Xavier (22) and rapper Cab (24) run the Sole Sides imprint, picking up like- minded new talent from all over the West Coast, including Lyricsborn, another rapper, and Lateei. ‘Y’know, people say hip hop is boring right now,’ says Xavier. ‘I totally disagree -
l we want to provoke the listener to dig f deeper, to look beyond the physical
i world around to delve into the
i spiritual,’ says Xavier. It is obvious
i this is one trip hop outlit more
l concerned with contemplation than
i the pursuit of hazy, blunt-fuelled
. oblivion. ‘We want to get in touch with
g the essence, never lose sight of the
! seli, gain as much self-knowledge as g possible.’ Listen and learn. (Bethan
i Blackalicious and llustlers liC play
, Glasgow School or Art on Friday 5
I Love Bug at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Commercial dance with a retro edge with man about town DJ Graeme. I Mean Streets at The 13th Note (basement). 8pm—midnight. Free. The club that ably charts the history of rock and roll from Elvis to Portishead. I MoWax/liation llecords Tour at Glasgow School ofArt. 10pm—2.30am. £4 (£3). 5 May only. Special night featuring Blackalicious and Hustlers HC playing live. Shorty Blitz and Charlie from Attica Blues with Phar Out resident DJ Paul Cawley plus New York graphotist Stash. See preview. I llicos 9pm—midnight. Free. Nice guys Matlock and Mr Tea playing an uplifting mix of Brazilian. reggae. soul and rare 'azz. I Parklile at The Arena. llpm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50). The idea of the indie night repaired, repackaged and redesigned with a surprisingly mixed crowd packing the place out. All dn'nks £1.20 before 12.30am. I Phar Out at Glasgow School of Art. 9.30pm—late. £2.50. A smokin‘ dub funk night sponsored by Dr lives and Stussy. Resident DJ Paul Cawley is joined every week by guest DJs Nick Peacock or Marc
I I Radio City in The Attic. 10.30pm—3am.
every week. Stax. Motown. Stones. Who etc.
before midnight). Easy going mix of disco. funk. hip hop and rap. Smart and intimate club with a core of regulars.
10pm—3am. £3. 60s and 70s music.
I Shag at Fury Marty’s. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Maintaining the legacy of the traditional student night. a rare species today.
I Sin at Rhapsody llpm-3am. £5 (£3). All drinks £1.50. Derrick and Sam Wallace playing ‘a mixed bag of heavenly house‘ to a principally commercial crowd.
I Slam at The. Arches. 10.30pm—3am. £6. Still keeping the momentum going. Slam is one of the few clubs in Glasgow that is
£3 (£2). The original retro club packed out
I Reds 10.30pmu3am. £5 (£3 for students
I Rubber Soul at The Cathouse. Studio 1.
and philosopher Gareth Sommerville (Yip Yap. Edinburgh) and Stuart McCorrisken (Reality Boat) play together with a lighter blend of house and garage. 12 May. Tom Wainright from the Hacienda guesting.
I Absolutely Sexy at The Voodoo Room. llpm—3am. £8. Kevin McKay licking the decks into a vocalistic garagetastic frenzy for a staggerineg large number of absolutely sexy Lounge and Living Room bods. 13 May. Digs and Woosh from DIY records guesting.
I Alchemy at Bar Belgos. 9pm—midnight. Free. Underground house music from DJ Brian.
I Bar 10 9pm-midnight. Free. The deep club sounds of DJ Nick Peacock e! a! guiding your Saturday night. Where else is there to rendezvous. darling?
I Bar 91 9pm—midnight. Free. Matlock and Mr Tea get it on again for reggae. Latin. hip hop. other like-minded beats and pinball.
I Banus 10.30pm—3am. £7. George Bell with his upfront dance and regular guest DJs. Dress code.
I Bennet’s llpm—3am. £5. Gay. Commercial dance.
I Cale loco at The Arches. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). Monthly from 13 May. The legendary Cafe Loco returns for another season of insane theatricals and club sounds. Vintage Glasgow clubsters Nick Peacock and Bobby Bluebell do the danceﬂoor thing while the Plant People entertain in the front arch. Very. very odd. I The Cathouse. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3.50/£3 before llpm). Sweaty rock- orientated club on two floors. Trad rock upstairs and contemporary rock downstairs.
I Classic FM at Fury Murry's. 10.30pm-3am. £5 (£4). lndie-pop/indie- dance shenanigans from Jim Downie er al for all you shoe gazers out there.
I Cleopatra’s 1 lpm-3am. £6. Mainstream commercial vibe.
I Club Xchange llpm—3am. £5. Gay club with upfront dance tunes. Happy Hour llpm—l2.30am.
82 The List 5-18 May 1995