Catch the host Glasgow Clubs this fortnight.
I Cool [aloe Hard house duo Paterson and Price will be joined by the ineffable Detroit dude Blake Baxter. Cool Lemon have recently been unlucky with the tardiness of their guests. Here’s hoping nothing happens to Blake: work permits. his mum not letting him out to play . . . The Arches, Sat 20 Jan only. See Phacrﬂle.
I notation Records Dave Angel continues his romance with the Arena, the guy just loves it. Rumour has it he’s having his birthday party here later in the year, featuring Carl Cox. The Arena, Sat 13 Jan only.
I the louder New Glasgow techno collective kick off in style with a night also featuring lfach Records’ Baby Ford. Record stall from Crash Records. Glasgow School of Art. Friday 12 Jan only.
I Skaek ’n’ Tickle DJs Jane. Jim and Scott spot a gap in the market and provide Glasgow with its first real ska night in a while. The 13;}: Note. basement. Wed 1 7 Jan. then every third Wednesday of the month. I Friday light Sleaze The Beaver Bros. continue to spread sleaze over the streets of Glasgow, this time in the form of porno. funk: Phar Out and other guests. Glasgow School of Art. Fri 19 Jan only.
I Shimmy Club at Bennet s. 10.30pm-3am. £2. Legendary. drunken. 'mixed'. longest-running club night in town. Mainstream dance and chart. £1.10 promo beers.
I Trading Post at Cleopatra's. lO.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). Chart. mainstream and 60s ‘for the pub and club staff crowd'.
I Bennet’s llpm—3am. £1. Gay. 70p vodka and gin! DJ Sara.
I Chopper at Club Xchange. lO.30pm—3.30am. £3.50 (£2). Garage. house. 90s disco and pop in the new look Club X. Fresh Clubland credible music and cheap drink. Double vodka £1.25.
I Deﬁnitely Maybe at the Rat Trap. 10.30pm—2. £2. Indie.
I Fab at Reds. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Club classics. funk. soul and disco. Miller £1. vodka-mix £1.
I Go West at Cleopatra's. lO.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). A mainly ‘student-orientated' bill of fare. I June at The 13th Note (basement). Spin—midnight. £1.24. Jan and fonnighly. A mix of techno. trip hop and house from Gregor and Michael plus guests.
I Planet Earth at the Cathouse. Retro
tunes in the new Cathouse. Drinks promos. I Skank ’n’ Tickle at The 13th Note
(basement). 8.30pm-midnight. Free. 17 Jan and then every third Wednesday of
the month. Ska through to 2 Tone from
i Jane. Jitn and Scott.
» I Sticky Fingers at The Attic.
10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1). Gerry with indie
and retro sounds. Drinks promos.
I Soul Train at The Hatt Club.
llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Paul M. pursuing a retro vibe. Drinks promos.
I Velvet Room 9pm—late. Across the
board tnix. [)J Jazz in Room 1. I Volcano at The Volcano. llpm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Sace and Easi
take a break to work on their album. so
Blueprint is put on hold too. Ally
E Campbell takes their slot for hip hop and ? jazz funk.
I Wednesday Night Fever at Cotton Club. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with rnatric 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 3 from Phar Out with a weird. eclectic. underground pre-club experience.
I The Base Room at Glasgow School of
An (downstairs). lOpm—late. Free. A new house night from DJs Graeme. Kevin and Jim sponsored by the equally new Diva
records on 639 Great Western Road.
3 I Bloomers at Cleopatra's.
. l().30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket). Mainstream.
I Club Class at The Hatt Club.
llpm—3am. £5 (£4). A mellow tnix of chart and club classics from the last two decades. Drinks promos.
I Club Xchange llpm—3am. £2 (£1). Gay. DJ Morgan and £1 lager. £1 vodka. I Cop at Archaos. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2.50). Busy student night from Rory (Club X. Wednesdays) and Craig. ‘Turn up. get down. cop off.‘ £1 vodka and Beck's. Tam
Coyle (Dream sequence) does his stuff in Betty‘s.
I The Corner 9prn—close. Free. Reggae beats pre-club with Stevie Donaldson.
I Dee Jays 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. ll pin-3am. lndie/ grunge rock in the new Cathouse. Drinks promos.
I Genius at The Volcano. llpm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Bob and Jamie make the Volc hip again with ‘house fun and dance classics‘. Buy one vodka get one free. Rolling Rock £1
I lnlerno at Reds. llpm—3am. £2. Seventies disco. pop and glam with DJ Paul N'Jie plus Bud £1 and vodka mix all night. A night of classic disco peppered with the best of contemporary house and garage.
I loveshack at Fury Murry‘s. 10.30pm—3am. £2. ‘Super cool sounds of the 70s-dance stornpers and student classics abound. Lager and vodka mix an unbelievable 50p.‘
I Rumble at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night ofcharty dance
faves. cheap drinks and drunk students.
I Shindig at Cotton Club. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). lain Fitzpatrick with an indie-disco club. All drinks 99p.
I Snap, Crackle and Pop at the Queen Margaret Union. 9pm—2am. £2 (£1.50). Cheesy pop provided by DJ Toast. Regular drinks promos.
I The Tunnel lOpm—3am. £4 (£2 with tnatric card). lfyou‘ve ever been to this student night in the last five years. then
i it's still exactly the same as you remember it. Cheesy music. mobbed dancefloor and I regrets in the morning.
i I UK Gold at Sub Club. llpm—3am. £3
(£2). Martin and Mark's underground club night with a strong following among the Sub Club regulars.
; I Velvet Room 9pm-late. Across the board mix.
I Wax at Reds Bar. Strathclyde
; University Student Union. 9pm—2am.
Free. Dance and indie pop. I Whatever You Want at The Hive. Glasgow University Union. 10pm—lam.
l Free (students and guests only). Classic student pop from DJ Musty.
I Cavendish 9pm-3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. 60s and 70s music. Ground floor only.
I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price
I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5. Commercial dance music under the most
‘ expensive lights in Scotland. No ripped
jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers. Over 18s.
1 lpm—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 [lit at the Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 19 Jan. Fortnightly. Next week sees a visit from Furobeat 2000's DJ 23 who is sure to pump the techno vibe to the max. Watch out for a forthcoming live set from Tobias Schmidt in February.
I Loungin’ at Negociants. l()pm«3am. Free. Finbar (Funky Mutha) and A-One (Seen) create a vibe with anything from jungle. swingbeat. funk.jazz and hip hop. I Manga at La Belle Angele. Prepare to experience Edinburgh's first regular jungle night from the people behind Squid. and Fetish. lixpect an aural assault on the more soulful side of drum 'n' bass and a visual feast to match. with all kinds of slides. video projections and sculpture. Opening night on 26 Jan. Check it out. Watch this space.
I Marley‘s Reggae Klub at Cavendish. l()pm—3am. £4. The city's longest-running reggae night (situated on the middle ﬂoor ofCavendish) with a playlist ranging through roots. ragga. lovers. heavyweight dub and dancehall.
I Mercado at Club Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Soul. funk and reggae night. ' I Minus One at The Carlton Highland Hotel. l0pni—3am. £2.50 (free for members). A relaxed. very plush venue for the more mature seekers of night life. I Planet Earth at The Citrus. llpm-3am. £3. A celebration of 70s and 80s retro: playing everything from glam disco. to punk. new romantic and iii-energy. Watch out for drinks promos.
I Pure at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3 members). Guest nights £7 (£5). Full- on. tops-off. dance-till-you-drop techno tnadness. Residents Twitch and Brainstorm orchestrate a gorgeous sweep through Detroit and Chicago at one of Scotland's top techno institutions. Still one of the best. Watch out for a set from Luke Slater on 1‘) Jan.
I Reaction at The Subway. l lpm—-3am. £2 (free for students with matriculation card). Weekly mix of chart. dance and classic disco.
I lied Hot Pepper Club lOpm—3am. £4 (£3). Mainstream and chart sounds. Students free with matriculation card.
‘ I Salsa Viva at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am.
£4 (£3). 12 Jan. The best and the latest in Latin music. playing salsa. cumbia. rumba. lambada and samba. Last
I Sativa at New Calton. Clan sativa are
taking a break. Watch this space.
I Sole Fusion will be back in Febuary. I Sublime at Wilkie House. 10pm—3am. £7 (£6). 12 Jan. Fortnightly. New home for one of Edinburgh's hardest working house clubs. lfyou like your house on the harder. trancey tip this is definitely worth
includes entry to Katch and Voodoo Chile. a Vl‘m' Crowded night running the gamut of rock. .
from heavy metal through grunge to
I Voodoo Chile at The Rockng Horse. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Price
includes entry to Cathouse and Katch.
I City 2 at The City Cafe. 10.30pm-lam.
Free. Pre-club entertainment from a
selection of local DJs.
' I Evol at The Music Box. 11.30pm—3am.
£3 (£2 before midnight). Happy Hour 10.30—11.30pm. All new visuals and shiny. happy. indie sounds with a bit of a raw. grungy edge.
I Hi Jinx at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 19 Jan. Fortnightly. New home for this popular house night.
I Buggy at The Attic. llpm—3am. £4. 19 Jan. 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.
Popular rock affair.
I The Cavendish 9pm—3atn. £5. Over 25s
only. Smart dress. Live bands every week.
I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5. See Fridays. I Earth lnlemo at The Rocking Horse.
i i l
10.30pm—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. 11.30pm—4am. £3. Drinks promos. Weekly solid gold easy-action sounds; more specifically indie. 60s. new wave and soul.
I Energise at Subway. llpm—3am. £2. Various party sounds.
70 The List 12-25 Jan 1996