Regular weekly clubs plus one-oft events
are listed by city, then 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 Rory Weller and Rethan Gole.
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7.30-10pm. Free. Lindsey‘s funky fruit ﬂavours dubbing up the weekend.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. l().3()pm—3am. £5 (£3). Slightly less smart than The Tunnel on Saturday. but it‘s still got its fair share of muscley boys in tight tops and girls in sun tans. House and garage soundtrack supplied by Michael Kilkie and Scott McKay in Room One and Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in Room Two. Busy and sweaty. Take a sbufti at the Phactﬁle for Kilkie info.
I Bennet’s l 1pm—3am. £4. Gay. Commercial dance with a Euro slant and
I The Gathouse lOpm—3am. £3.50 (£3 with ticket). Well-respected rock- orientated night in Studio Two. with Rubber Soul in Studio ()ne and Katch in Studio Three.
I Cleopatra's lO.3()pm—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 promotion all night.
I The Corner 9pm—close. Robert Wilson with classic house. Drinks promos.
I Cream at Strathclyde University Student Union (Reds Bar). 9pm—2am (doors close lam). £1. Students and guests. Steven Watt of Mo Jazz on a commercial funk and hip hop tip. ()pen throughout the summer.
I Delmonicas 9pm—close. Free. DJ Stella with a chart dance mix.
I Fluid at R.G.'s. 8pm—midnight. Free. The best in garage and house from DJ Kevin.
I Friday at Cotton Club at Cotton Club. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). A studenty mix of indie dance and pop. £1 bottled beer and vodka.
I llelter Skelter at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50). Long-serving rock/indieﬂOs/funk/kitsch night. Started in 1988. the night still has the original DJ. I l(atch at The Cathouse. Studio 3. 10pm—3am. £3. Indie/studenty/good time vibes. All drinks £1.50.
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 Parkllfe 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' night of
iunglists. llo getting away from it. Goldie, Roni Size, Alex Reece and 4
L.T.J. Bukem and Fabio’s London club Speed attracts the likes of Biiirk, Pete
- Tong and Richie llawtin. Even Paul
Dakentold now plays a bit of drum ’n’ I 40 Watt Club at Glasgow School of Art.
bass in his sets. So it’s only fitting
‘ that turntable divas Kemistry and ' Storm should have been the recipients
of a full-page spread in last month’s Select. Like Goldie, 4 Hero, and Bukem they
1 go back along, long way - to the mid- ' 80s in fact, when the pair met at
' fashion college in Kettering. Moving
1 to London a few years on they began
. raving, first at acid house clubs, later at Fabio and Grooverider’s legendary
Rage where Detroit techno, UK
, breakbeat and experimental noise
were welded on the turntables into brave new stratospheres of sound.
Inspired, they invested in a pair of
decks and taught themselves to mix. Five months later Kemistry and Storm had their own radio show on pirate station Touchdown and soon, gigs too, the first in 1991 at Mindblow in Wolverhampton. The rest, as they say, is history.
These days you can find them at
' Speed, every Thursday, segueing an
enchanting mix where celestial melodies, high-velocity breaks and earth-quaking basslines endlessly
entwine. “We’re dedicated to the
decks,’ says l(eml, from her North London home, enthusing about the tunes they’re currently dropping.
Kemistry and Storm: ‘dedicated to the decks'
These include include Perpetual
. Motion, Goldie’s Timeless LP, DJ
‘ Crystal’s latest offering and a new dub 3 plate from DJ Trace. Last year, they
3 put out their own tune ‘Signature’ on
the Enforcers Six and Seven EP and
3 plan to follow it up in the next few E months. ‘We’re planning to go into the
studio in a couple of months but feel
under a lot of pressure to come with
something good. We’ve got plenty of .ideasthoughﬁ
Worries aside, their position at the cutting edge is well assured. (Bethan Cole)
. Kemistry and Storm DJ at Phar out,
Glasgow School Of Art on Friday 7 July.
eclectic black music sponsored by Dr
T Jives and Stussy. Resident DJ Paul Cawley isjoined every week by guest DJs Nick Peacock. Marc from R.A.D or Colin ; from Bomba. 7 July. junglists Kemistry
and Storm guest upstairs at Phar ()ut. See ﬁ preview.
i I Radio City in The Attic. 10.30pm—3am.
£3 (£2). The original retro club packed out every week. Stax. Motown. Stones. Who etc.
I Reds 10.30pm-3am. £5 (£3 for students before midnight). Easy going mix of disco. funk. hip hop and rap. Smart and
intimate club with an affable clientele.
I Rubber Soul at The Cathouse. Studio 1.
l()pm—3am. £3. 60s and 70s music.
I Shag at Fury Murry‘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. £7. Still keeping the momentum going. Slam is one of the few clubs in Glasgow that is
working on a truly national level.
; Underground. upfront. technologically-
minded dance music from Stuart and
Orde. 30 June. Slam wecomes Relief
records stars DJ Sneak and Boo Williams. I Sonic at Rooftops (Secrets Lounge). llpm—3am. £3 (£2 students/flyer). ‘Alternative. indie and good time music‘. now in its third year.
I Sounclash at The 13th Note (ground ﬂoor). 8pm—midnight. Free. Long-running listening experience based around heavy dub rhythms and quality techno. Look out for forthcoming unannounced guests.
I Stepping Out at The Voodoo Room. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). girls free before midnight. The brothers Barr (Colin and Mel) host a night ofclassic disco. no soul
and house. All dn'nks two for one:
I Sweet As at The Volcano. llpm—2.30am. £5 (£3). DJ Alan Ronalds. the long time resident Volcano DJ with mainstream dance. rap. funk and pop.
I The Tuxedo Princess 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). No curfew. The Future management present the Future DJ team with a night of mainstream techno. Bud £1.50 all night.
I llpsettin’ at the Halt Bar. 8pm—close. Free. DJs Scott and Kev getting a good crowd in for their night of rocksteady. roots and dub.
I The Yard at Sub Club. 1 lpm~3.30am. £5 (£3). Award-winning DJ and philosopher Gareth Sommerville (Yip Yap. Edinburgh) and Stuart McCorrisken (Reality Boat) play together with a lighter blend of house and garage. All drinks £1.
I Alchemy at Bar Belgos. 9pm—midnight. Free. Underground house music from DJ Brian.
I Bar 10 (lpm—midnight. Free. The deep club sounds of DJ Nick Peacock er al guiding your Saturday night.
I Bar 91 9pm—midnight. Free. Good pre- club mix of funk through to garage.
I Bennet’s l 1pm—3am. £5. Gay. Commercial dance.
I BPM at The Tuxedo Princess. 9.30pm—3am. £7 (£5 flyer/ £4 students). Techno and Italian piano house featuring regular live acts.
I Burnin’ at Strathclyde University Student Union (Reds Bar). l()pm—3am. ‘A tacky student night’ is how they describe it. and who are we to argue?
I The Gathouse. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3.50/£3 before 11pm). 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 (1!. I Cleopatra’s llpm—3am. £6. Mainstream commercial vibe.
I Club Xchange l1pm—3am. £5. Gay club with upfront dance tunes. Happy Hour 11pm—l2.30am.
I The Corner 9pm—close. Free. Andy Young with ajazz. Latin. salsa night plus like—minded bands.
I Delmonicas 9pm—close. Free. DJ Michael with a garage mix.
I Divine at Glasgow School of Art. lOpm—late. £2.50. The perennially popular Divine mixes up an eclectic mix based on indie. funk and retro sounds.
I Dream Sequence at Rooftops (Secrets Lounge). 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Long- established indie night with a friendly vibe. Rooftops now sports a fab new sound system and is bigger too.
I Fresh Cream at The Volcano. 11pm—2.30am. £5 (£4 with matric card). Mellow house. garage grooves and street soul with Scott McCay.
I The Garage 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2) lOpm-l lpm. £4 (£3) llpm—midnight. An honest to goodness top night out with dancey sounds downstairs from Dave Ross and alternative sounds in the attic. I Knucklehead at Glasgow School of Art. lOpm-late. £2.50 (includes Divine downstairs). J'ilkes and Ha't'ch with their uncompromising mix of new house. deep techno plus classic and contemporary Detroit tracks. 8 July. Angela Mathieson (Sabres of Paradise) is guest DJ.
I Love Boutique at The Arches. lOpm—3am. £8. 1 July and monthly. Special Scottish love—in with the Boutique’s own resident DJ Roy and man about town Steven Donaldson. A live love session will be performed by Boutique faves Rejuvenation. So sincere it hurts.
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