MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
I The Posies King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Jtist the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). Seattle band who have never trucked with that grunge thing so often associated with their hometown. Instead it’s all frosted melodies and soaring guitars round their way.
I Urusei Yatsura, Ganger and The Kenny Process Team the 1311i Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 7.30pm. £3.50 (or limited number of £10 season tickets. entitling bearer to entry to five of the remaining six gigs this week at The 13th Note). Tickets from The 13th Note and John Smiths. Byres Road. 334 276‘). Urusei Yatsura continue to engender a great deal of semantic debate with their current noisepop offering ‘Kewpies Like Watermelons'. Kewpies. for the uninitiated are allegedly dolls. See Mon 8 for Ganger.
I Evil Mothers, Leech Woman and T.A.l.N.T. The Rat Trap. Brown Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £6.50. New industrial hardcore outfit with the right credentials for that sort of ra'cket. The line-up includes Martin Atkins. formerly of Killing Joke. P11- and Skinny Puppy and ex-rnembers of Pigface and h'liridfunk.
I Wild Monkey, Black Stone and The Sires Kaleidoscope World. The Cathouse. Union Street. 2486606. 8.30pm. £1. Cornmercialised white funk and soul in a Hue And Cry style from Wild Monkey. I Vagabonds Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Glasgow Songwriters featuring Leslie Wilson Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Plus open mic.
I Songwriters’ Showcase and Workshop Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 7.30pm. £1. Information: 228 8245. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a 15 minute set. One local songwriter is highlighted at 10.30pm each night.
I Bedtord Falls Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free.
I Wash Stones. Frederick Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Local rockers.
I Bis and Kenickie The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 7.30pm. £3.50. Tickets from The 13th Note and John Smiths. Byres Road. 334 276‘). See Ema/"17w I’ll/is for Bis. Kenickie are an all-girl group who can claim some kind of bratty musical kinship with the rip-roaring Bis.
I Idiot Dance Kilkenrrys. John Street. 552 3505. 90m. Free.
A little bit or Bls, Glasgow, Wed 10
I China Drum and Atlantis Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £5. The Geordie headliners scored success with a ‘Single of The Week' (‘Barrier’ i on Radio One last year. as well as opening the main stage at Reading Festival. This year has seen them on the road with Ain and Supergrass ahead of their forthcoming debut 1.P ‘Goosefair'. With support from local band.
I The International Stones. liretlerlek Street. 220 1226. 10pm. Free. Local rock influenced by Radiohead and Suede.
I Kenickie, Pink Kross and Lungleg King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. L'nion Street. 226 467‘). See Wed 10 for Kenickie. Further grrrl madness from The Cramps spiritualdaughters Pink Kross and The Slits‘ kid sisters Lungleg.
I Easy and Clowndog The (‘athouse Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £2.
I The Country Teasers, The Yummytur and Trout The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 7.30pm. £3.50. Tickets from The 13th Note and Jolllr Smith's. Byres Road. 334 276‘). Twisted slices of ptinked-up attitude delivered with not a moment to waste by The Yummyfur.
I Mishima, The Finger Creams and Tonic Nice‘n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Alternative guitar sounds.
I Player The Velvet Rooms. Sauchiehall Street. 332 0755. 8pm. £3 (£21.
I Bollin’ Joe And The Jets MeChtnlls. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Rock'n'roll.
I Stonedog The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Darc and Kabal The Rat Trap. Brow n Street. 221 7233. 8pm. £3.
I Churn and Intoxicated Ragnarok. Clyde Street. 204 ()8 14. 9pm. £2.
I Bank The Corner. St (ieorges Road (at C‘haring Cross). 332 1625. 9pm. Free. Garage power pop trio.
I Riverdog and The Radoos The .-\rena. ()swald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50.
I Rebel Sweets and The Relics MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. A further heat in the Battle of the Bands.
I Black Jack Kilkenuys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I The Hope Dealers The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I Fruitcake Cafe Borgia. New Street. Paisley. 848 6438. 10pm. Free. Funky AOR sounds with feisty fenr vocals.
I The Little Green Monkeys Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free.
I Barry Manilow SECC. Finnieston Quay. 248 999‘). 6.30pm.
£25/£22.50/£ 12.50 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. \"irgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Honorary rock listings mentions for the king of the lush ballad. due to penning Take That's best- ever number 'Could lt Be Magic'. He can make you party 1 t‘Copacabana'/‘l .et‘s Hang ()n') He can make you swoon! (Everything else).
I The High Llamas The Catliouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. ‘26 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). See preview.
I China Drum and Dr Bison King Tut‘s Walt Walt Hill. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut's and Just the Ticket. Virgin. l'nion Street. 226-167‘). Fiercesome power punkers known for their whirlwind cover of ‘Wuthering Heights'. A sound not to be sniffed at.
I The Monochrome Set, The Unsophisticates and The Blisters The 13th Note. (.ilassford Street. 553 1638. 7.30pm. £4. Tickets from The 13th Note and John Smiths. Byres Road. 334 276‘). Long time. no hear from The Monochrome Set. one of those bands who made the 80s bearable with their idiosyncratic pop. The Blisters sel'\ e tip their molotov cocktail music in support of this curious event.
I Juicy and Blind Nice‘ifSleMy Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Rev Doc And The Congregation ;\‘lcChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. See Fri 5.
I Big George And The Business The Brewhouse. .lohii Street. 552 3801 9pm. Free. See Fri 5.
I Rough Justice .\1.icSorie_\ s. Jamaica Street. 22l 8199.9pnr1'iec.
I Aimee Mann and Goya Dress Queens Hall. South (‘lerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. The former frontwoman with eighties band Til Tuesday continues to win fans with her solo output featuring sharp. smart lyrics and gently ruthless music. With support front Goya Dress who are fronted by a Shetlander with a fiercely emotional voice and a backed by musicians from Minneapolis and feeds.
I The FBISDDS Whis‘tle lillllklcs. \ltltlt'y Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Rockabilly trio.
I Live Music Abbey. South ('1eik Street. 667 3023. S3llpnl. Free.
SATURDAY 13 ' '
I Tasmin Archer Strathclyde Suite. Cilasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £9 pltis booking fee (£10 on day). Tickets from the boy office and the '1‘icket(‘ctitr‘e.227 5511. .’\ low-key return for the woman who cliche alert burst on to the scene a few years ago with the beguiling 'Sleeping Satellite‘.
I Magic Pavilion Theatre. Renl'ield Street. 332 1846. 8pm. £‘).’£7.5(). Queen tribute.
I Telstar Ponies, Movietone, Crescent and 3rd Eye Foundation The 13111 Note. ('ilassford Street. 553 1638. 7.30piri. ‘24. Tickets from The 13th Note and John Smiths. Bytes Road. 334 276‘). :\n evening of Pastelism with The Pastels spinning the sounds between the bands. Telstar Porrres continue their star -L‘l’:)\\t‘t1 odyssey through esper‘imental pop and other anti-Britpop genres
I Big Wednesday and Biblical Proportions King Tut‘s Wall Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. L-l. Promoting ‘Slrdrng 1” 14M “slimm-
which. if you’re interested. is the name of their current Scotpop guitary single.
I Contusion Corporation, Hollowblast and Stapleneck Nice'n’Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Malia and The Bengal Lancers The Ferry. Clyde Place. 552 0588. 9pm. £3. I Hermon X McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Latin and acid jazz.
I Roach The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Beioin The Party MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.
I Doctor Cook And The Boners The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 5--7pm. Free.
I Big George And The Business The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free. See Fri 5.
I Rough Justice Wolburn‘s Wharf. Yoker Ferry Road. 95‘) 2016. 9pm. Free.
I Live Music Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I The Wildhearts Queen's Hall. South ('lerk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £9 plus booking fee. Burning hotels. splits with their record company and vanishing band members have done little to quench this niob's enthusiasm for rocking their sweaty little socks off.
I Heatwave Assembly Rooms. (icorge Street. 220 4348, 10pm. £12. The legendary Heatwave join forces with one of lidinburgli's best loved cltibs Disco Inferno. lispect their greatest hits plus 1)Js on the night.
I Andy Gunn and The Truth Band Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114.9pni. l-ree. .-\coustic rock.
I Second Coming of The Sins of The Flesh ('as' Rock (‘afe. West 1’ort.22‘) 4341. 10pm. l)ig out those black clothes. paint your face white. drink some cider. get depressed. it's goth rock time!
I Sad Society The Tap 0' l .auriston. l.auris'ton Place. 22‘) 4041. 8pm. Free. Punk rock
Glasgow I Sonic Youth and The Make-up
Harrowland. (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. ‘2 10 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. \‘irgin. Union Street. 226 467‘). See leature for Sonic Youth. The Make-up are a new Jon Spencer- plays-James Brown outfit formed by lari Svenomus and other es—menrbers of the inﬂuential l),(‘. noise terrorists Nation ()f l.‘lyss‘es task Bis. Huggy Bear and many otherst. 1n the past all bands looked like this and 111 the future they should do as well if they know what's good for them. I Gong The Arches. Midland Street. 221 9736. 8pm. £7.30 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. t.'nion Street. 226 4679, 1)ae‘.‘id.-\llen continues to do his mad pixie routine well
Moore better blues: Sonic Youth play Glasgow, Sun 14
40 The List 5-18 Apr 1996