Catch the best Glasgow Clubs this fortnight.
I Love Boutique The Boutique always brings out the weird and the wonderful. and this time they‘ve got the wonderfully weird Billy Ray Martin to help. The /il‘('/IL’.\'. 4 0c! and monthly.
I I.“ Bookem The slow but steady education of Scotland in the ways of the jungle continues at the Art School with this seminal jungle DJ. Glasgow School ()fA/‘t, 3 Nov.
I Sabre Tooth Dog Tour The Sabrettes. Emissions Audio Output and Megadog join forces for an impressive tour. Monsieur Andy Weatherall isjoined on decks by Michael Doga and Charlie Hall. plus the Drum Club. CJ Bolland. THD and Being live. The Arches, [2 Nov.
I The Yard Alongside their fine residents (Gareth Sommerville and Stuart McCorrisken). The Yard is putting on two great nights this issue. Nelson Rosado (King Street). 3 Nov and Angel Moraes (Tribal). 10 Nov. Sub Club, Fridays.
I Planet Earth at The Cathouse. l0.30pm—3am. £ I. An 80s revival night for all you Wham and Duran Duran fans. I Prefab Tab at Nice 'n' Sleazy (downstairs). ()plll-Clt).\’c. Free. Deep dub with a taste of garage. Vodka £ l.
I Red and Black Club at The 13th Note (basement). Spin-midnight. Free. 15 Nov and fortnightly. The anarchist social club present ‘Jam Today‘ with Haggis (on pipes). Damaged Fabric and guests. Bring along an instrument and join in the fun. I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£ l ). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.
I Wednesday Night Fever al Cotton Club.
l0.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with matric card). For those who long to be back in those halcyon disco days of yore when the trousers were tight and the glitter ball polished . Drinks promos.
I Bar 10 Spin—close. Free. Paul Cawley from Phar ()ut with a weird. eclectic. underground pre-cluh experience.
I The Bass Room at Glasgow School of Art (downstairs). l()pm~late. Free. A new house night from DJs Graeme. Kevin and Jim sponsored by the equally new Diva Records on (>39 Great Western Road.
I Bloomers at Cleopatra's. l0.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket). Mainstream pop and dance.
I Boogie Bus at R.G.'s (basement). 8pm—midnight. Free. DJ Mack and Jim Tennant providing ‘soopa-phat sounds for the fusion few’. Happy hour llpm—l lpm. I Club Xchange l lpm—3am. £2 (£l ). Sag. DJ Morgan and £1 lager. £1 vodka.
op at Archaos. llpm—3am. £4 (£2.50).
New student night from DJ Gee (Garage/Reds) and DJ Chopper (Club X. Wednesdays). ‘Turn up. get down. cop off.’ £l vodka and Beck's.
I The Corner 9pm—close. Free. Reggae beats pre-club with Stevie Donaldson.
I Dee Jay: in Disguise at Variety.
8pm—close. Free. Ha‘t‘ch and Jonnie of
the Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance and techno.
I Donkey at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£l ). Studenty mix of grunge rock. indie dance and pop.
I Genius at The Volcano. l lpm—2.30ani. £3 (52). Bob and Jamie make the Volcano hip again with ‘house fun and dance classics‘. Buy one vodka get one free. Rolling Rock £l.
I Inferno at Reds. llpm—3am. £2. 70s disco. pop and glam with DJ Paul N'Jie plus Bud and vodka mix £l. A night of classic disco peppered with the best of contemporary house and garage.
I Loveshack at Fury Murry’s. l().3()pm—3am. £2. 'Super-cool sounds of the 70s—dance stompers and student classics abound. Lager and vodka mix an unbelievable 50p.’
, I phi at Strathclyde University Student
Union. 9pm-2am. Free. 9 Nov and fortnightly. A new dance night every second Thursday featuring local and national techno DJs. Tonight the featured DJs are the incredibly popular Pussypower collective.
I Pre-oenius at Cal De Sac. Rpm—midnight. Free. Bob and Jamie with a warmer for their night at The Volcano. Guinness on promo.
I Rage at Strathclyde University Student Union. 9pm-2am. Free. l6 Nov and fortnightly. The Level 8 barn once more fills up with the bright young things letting their cardigans slip off their shoulders as they gaze at the floor.
I Rumble at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with a very busy night ofcharty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Snogtastic!
I Shindig at Cotton Club. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). lain Fitzpatrick with an indie/disco club. All drinks 99p.
I Soul Kitchen at Maxaluna. Spin—close. Free. A soulful vibe provided by DJ Kevin McPharland plus real soul food from the Maxaluna kitchens.
I Swoon at The Arena. l0.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Those crazy Swoon guys come back with more nights of bizarre shenanigans involving cross dressing and fruit. Music from Mr Peaches and J.A.K. will be ‘whatever gets you horny’.
I The Tunnel l()pm—3am. £4 (£2 with matric card). If you‘ve ever been to this student night in the last five years. then it's still exactly the same as you remember it. Cheesy music. mobbed dancefloor and regrets in the morning.
I UK Gold at Sub Club. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Martin and Mark's underground club night with a strong following amongst the Sub Club regulars.
I Wax at Strathclyde University Student Union (Reds Bar). 9pm—2am. Free. Dance and indie pop.
I Whatever You Want at The Hive. Glasgow University Student Union. l()pm—lam. Free (students and guests only). Classic student pop from DJ Musty.
I Barfli at Negociants. lOpm—3am. 3 Nov. Fortnightly. Free. New session with Scott and All kicking back with a healthy selection of hip hop. garage and house. Plus regular guests.
I Big Beat at la Belle Angele. llpm—3am. 2am curfew. £5 (£4). £2.50 before I l.30pm. l0 Nov. Monthly. Three years on and the Thelonius team are still dishing up head-spinning jazz-dance. featuring choice cuts from Brazil to Japan. pulled from the 70s to the 90s to an eternally enthusiastic crowd.
I Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. Sixties and 70s music. Ground floor only.
l I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse.
l llpm-3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price
? includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. I Crowded night running the gamut of rock.
from heavy metal through grunge to thrash.
I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £5. Commercial dance music under the most expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers. Over 18s. I City 2 at The City Cafe. l().30pm—lam. Free. Weekly pre-club entertainment from a selection of local DJs. including Stuart Duncan and Stevie Livingston (Horney Monkey) and Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton (Sole Fusion).
I Evol at The Music Box. 1 l.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 before midnight). Happy Hour [030—] l.30pm. All new visuals and shiny. happy. indie sounds with a bit ofa raw. grungy edge. Resident DJ Kieren jamming together those Evol favourites old and new. Look out for occasional live guests creamed from the cutting edge of the indie scene.
I Fetish at La Belle Angele. l lpm—3am. £5 (£4). (£3 members before midnight). 3 Nov. Fortnightly. Undoubtedly the best- looking club in Edinburgh with the Fetish crew really transforming the concrete. cave-like interior of La Belle. Music-wise. things are equally mad. with experimental house sets from George (Tribal Funktion). Nicci (Havoc Hussies) and George Mac (Squid). Refreshingly different.
I Huggy at The Attic. 1 lpm—3am. £4. 3 Nov. Fortnightly. The popular Sunday jazz. funk. Latin and soul shindig . relocates to a Friday slot. featuring some exceptionally good drinks promos llpm—midnight.
I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Lively club with a playlist consisting mainly of 80s and 90s indie dance.
I Loungin’ at Negociants. l()pm—3am. Free. Firstrate and Finbar kick back with jungle. swingbeat. reggae and hip hop.
I Marmalade at Riccarton Student Union. lOpm—3am. £3. 3 Nov. Students and guests only. Loads of cheap drink offers starting at an enticing 70p and an extremely varied selection of the latest chart sounds.
I Marley’s Reggae Kluh at Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £4. The city's longest-running reggae night (situated on the middle ﬂoor of Cavendish) with a playlist ranging through roots. ragga. lovers. heavyweight dub and dancehall.
I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. lOpm—3am. £2.50 (free for members). A relaxed. very plush venue for the more mature seekers of night life. I Partyceilidhdisco at Moray House. l()pm—3am. £l before llpm. £2 thereafter. Fortnightly. 3 Nov. As the name suggests. total dancefloor madness with a furious fusion of bonkers music. All drinks £l. Wild!
I Planet Earth at The Citrus. 1 lpm—3am. £3. A celebration of 80s and 70s retro: playing everything from glam disco. to punk. to new romantic and hi-energy. Watch out for drinks promos.
I Pop oorny at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3am. £2.50 before midnight. £3.50 thereafter. New weekly night throwing up an original blend of hip hop. funk. soul and themes. songs and tunes from film. television and the stage.
I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3 members). Guest nights £7 (£5). This week sees a return visit from Pure favourites Jeff Mills and Suburban Knight for more full-on. tops-off. dance-till-you- drop techno madness. Residents Twitch and Brainstorm continue to orchestrate a gorgeous sweep through Detroit and Chicago at this. one of Scotland‘s top techno institutions. Still one of the best. I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.
I Red Hot Pepper Club l0pm—3am. £4 (£3). Mainstream and chart sounds. Students free with matriculation card.
I Revolution at Riccarton Student Union. l()pm—3am. £3. l0 Nov. Students and guests only. More drink promos (vodka and mixer for 70p) and the best in nightclub dance music (apparently).
I Sativa at New Calton. l()pm—3am. £6 (£5 students/UB40) £4 (members). 3 Nov. Fortnightly. This week sees Network 23 (members of Spiral Tribe) blowing up big style at Scotland's most furious and innovative hardbeat night. alongside the usual blend of Chicago house. white noise. drum and bass and metallic techno. The Massive Bereavement sound system controls the underground electronic side of things. whilst Thee Process segues dub and ambient grooves to chill out to. Four sound systems. art installations. live MCs and percussion. As ever. don't miss the drummers!
I Sole Fusion at The Vaults. llpm -3am. £5 (£4). 2 Nov. Fortnightly. Pioneering garage night giving people a chance to hear real house music not the manufactured. commercial pap of its rivals. ()pen your mind. and let Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton educate and entertain. with jazzy. hard-edged underground US house and nu-soul. Chill- out in the back room with 70s and 80s soul. electro and salsoul spun by Sugar Ray and Styler (aka The Cricket Club). This is the true flava of house (without a handbag in sight). A serious night out. Highly recommended.
I Sublime at The Vaults. l()pm-3ain. £7 (£6). 10 Nov. Fortnightly. Manchester~ based residents ldge and Reech continue to take Friday night clubbing into new dimensions. More hard. progessive house than garage. with a hint of mad acid bubbling under the surface. Watch out for a forthcoming visit from acid house pioneers 808 State in December. Should be massive. Worth the effort.
I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with llyer). Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Popular affair.
I The Cavendish ()plll—311lll. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5. See Fridays.
I Colours at The Vaults. l()pm—3ain. Tickets £12 from Xile and The (“ity Cafe. 4 Nov. Fortnightly. Scotland's very own "Superclub' continues to pull in the top spinners on the celebrity DJ circuit. Dress up. because it's glamorous in an archetypal handbag kinda way with satin. babydolls and linen shirts (Iv rigvur. This weekend sees Colin Patterson (Middlesborough Arena) taking the deck decisions.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l().3()pm—3am. £5. 4 Nov. Fortnightly. With disco cutups all the rage in house and techno right now. why not check out the real thing — two floors of it in fact. Glammy. glossy and downright gorgeous. I Earth Inferno at The Rocking Horse. l().3()pm—3am. £3. Happy Hour until l2.30am. No rave. just out of the grave gothic and industrial sounds.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.
l l.30pm—4am. £3. Drinks promos. Solid gold easy-action sounds; more specifically indie. ()()s. new wave and soul.
I FBI at Moray House. I lpm—4am. £4. l 1 Nov. Fortnightly.
Excellent indie night playing the sassiest. smartest and sharpest in Britpop from Cast to Oasis to Supergrass. Always busy. Sister club Mi5 (alternate Saturdays at The Attic) is equally worth checking out. I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row Student Union. 9.30pm—2am. £2.50 (£l.50 members). Second last time for this hugely popular Latin club night. featuring a mixture of salsa. meringue and hip hop. Has seen nights with well over 400 people. Check it out.
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