I The Gyres and Laxton’s Superb The Cathouse. Union Street. 22! 7233. 8pm. £5. Tickets from The Garage. Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679 and Tower Records. Argyle Street. 204 2500. Graduates from the school of teenage Buckfast drinkers who are currently preparing for the release of their second single ‘Pop Cop'. every bit as much of a goer as debut ‘Break'. See Singles. Suitable support from Brummie quartet l.axton’s Superb whose string- laden pop blast 'Coming Round' is ottt tomorrow.

I Octopus, Arc and Bartok King Tut‘s- Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.50. Now London-based. the Shotts quartet get ready to take on the world with a little help from Blur’s label Food Records and the hectic sounds of their debut single ‘lylagazine'. which chucks loads of ideas into the mix without getting too confused. and is reviewed in Singles this issue. Syd Barrett and The Beatles are useful touchstones. but it‘s more than the full-on guitar assault of other Fab Four lovers.

I Lavelle Kilkennys. .lohn Street. 552 3505.9an Free.

I The Full llog Sax Venue. 'l‘eyiot Walk. Cumbernauld.01236733200.7.30pm. £2.50.

I live Music McChuill's. High Street. 552 2l35. l0pm. Free.


I Patsy Mack Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5| 14. 9pm. Free.

I Live Music Pear Tree. West Nicolson Street. 667 7533. 8.30pm. Free.



I The Bathers Cottier Theatre. l-iyndland Road. 357 3868. 8pm. £9. Tickets front box office. the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 55l I and Ticketlink outlets. Filmic attnospherics and lounge pop frotn Chris 'l‘homson's sophisticated creation.

I nory McLeod Renfrew Fen'y. Clyde Place. 552 ()767. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). Further info: ()I 3| 220 060i. The blues. world music. top notch moothie skills and a tap dancer to boot. Is there no end to the man’s talents?

I Carol, Curll and Scatha The l3th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 l638. 8.30pm. £l. A Glasgow Music Collective gig.

I Monitor Magazine Showcase King Tut's Wah Wah Htlt. St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £3.

I Bedtord Falls Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

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I Michael Marra Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Road. 357 3868. 8pm. £8.50. Tickets from the box office. the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 55l l. and any Ticketlink outlet. Note change of date for this show from the folky crossover songwriter who has been relative.y quiet of late.

I Vent King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 22! 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). Miles Hunt (ex-Wonderstuff) with his latest tnusical resting place.

I Starlets, Hey Zeus and Gilded lil Kazoo Club. The l3th Note. Glassford Street. 553 I638. 9pm. Free.

I Alive She Cried, Big Rain and Kissing Gods Kaleidoscope World. The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £l.

I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Dee Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Happy-go-lucky folky/country singer. Plus open tnic.

I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I December and Walter Special Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. ()I698 458 l 74. 9pm. Free.


I Link Wray Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5. American surf guitar chap who was responsible for the theme to Bur/mm and also contributed the now familiar surf sounds (along with Dick Dale) to the soundtrack of Pulp Fiction. I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £ l. Information: 228 8245. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based sitiger-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen- minute set. ()ne local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.

I El Supremo Queen Street ()yster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 9pm. Free. Blues crooning.



I Willy Porter and Nut King Tut‘s Wah Wah Htit. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4.50. Recent Tori Amos support act back by popular demand. The Milwaukee acoustic guitarist did the travelling minstrel thing before reCording his album Dug Err/ml Dream. and he lists Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham as an influence.

I Rehab Nice 'n' Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8pm. £l. Billed as a night of 'freestyle electro beats from the chemical jungle' with DJs and live performance.

I live Music Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.


I loop Guru La Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm. £6. Eastern rhythms meet ambient transglobal beats in an exciting fusion of musical cultures. The band. who are about to sign a three-year deal with an American label (World Domination) release a new project LP (Cum/agile ()I'IJeSiI'ur Vol. 3) on April 8. This is one of several U.K. dates before they head off on a full European tour. Well worth checking out.

I Maximum Who and The Deceivers Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. Surprise. surprise. a Who tribute band. With local support.

I Johnson Brothers Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 8pm. Free.

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