Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed, provided up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Clubs listings compiled by Rory Weller and Jim Byers.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. l().3()pm—3am. £6 (£4). ()ne of The Tunnel's key nights of high glamor splendour. with possibly Scotland's top hard house DJ Michael Kilkie joined by Scott Mackay and [ammo (Rhumba) in Room ()ne plus Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in Room Two.
I Bar 10 Spin-close. Free. Stevie Donaldson and guests getting the weekend off to a hot. sweaty start with their hard house/funky techno mix.
I Club X llpm-3am. £5 (£3). Gay. Happy house and nu-NRG at this gay venue. Drinks promos.
I Exotica at ('(‘A Cafe Bar.
9.30pm midnight. l‘ree. Andy Divine from Glasgow School ()fArt Divine Sound System for eclectic laid-back i‘t‘ttls'. l’re-club.
I Freestyle at The Asylum downstairs bar (Caledonian l'niversity Student L'nion). Spin lam. £3 (free before l()pm). DJs Kenny and Bone dropping breaks. beats and future funk.
I Human Nature at lime. llpm~v3am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). DJ lan with funky dance. Drinks promos.
I Ice at Archaos. llpm—-3.3()ain. £5 (£4). The night changes direction with Geoff and Scott (Betty's Saturday) bringing their action to the main room. l’aul 'l'raynor with hip hop. swing etc in Room Three. lh‘ Apr. l’p Yer Ronson guest. See separate listing.
I Katch at The Cathouse. llpmv3am. £5 (£2; lit't‘c‘ before I l.3()pll)l. Till't‘t‘ ﬂoors of rock with drinks promos.
I Kung Funk at The |3th Note (ground floor). .S‘pm midnight. Free. The former Soundclash and Sonora D.ls with phat
jazz beat cake. hip hop and extreme leftiield drum ‘n‘ bass.
I Love Bug at The Garage. l().3()pm-3am. £4 (£3). DJ Graeme with an eclectic mix of good time party tunes. Drinks promos.
I Mean Street at The 13th Note (basement). 8pm—midnight. Free. Rock 'n' roll revolutionaries. Pre-club.
I Misshapes at Cafe Qudos (Queen Margaret Student Union). 8.30pm—2am. £2.50 (£2). lndie.jangly guitar stuff.
I Orange Peel at The Asylum (Caledonian University Student Union). l()pm—3am. £3. DJs Dan. Chris and Nick with hard dance and techno.
I Parklife at The Arena. l().30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Glasgow‘s first and foremost Britpop night playing classic dance/pop/indie/retro/soul sounds from the 60s to the 90s. Drinks promos all night.
I Phar Out at Glasgow School Of Art. l()pin—2.3()am. £3. Deep dub and drtun ’n' bass. Resident DJ Paul Cawley is joined every week by guest DJs.
I Pure at Bennet‘s. l l.3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Grant Duff with an upbeat dance night. Gay.
I Pure at The Sub Club. llpm—3am. £7 (£6 Pure members). l8 Apr and every two months. Despite DJing at the Subbie on a Thursday and Sunday. Twitch has never held an out and out techno groove Pure (Edinburgh) night at this venue. So here it is. in all its glory. featuring Twitch. Dribbler and a classical string quartet for the first 45 minutes.
I Radio City in The Attic. l().3()pm—3am. £3 (£2). The original retro club. playing Star. Motown. Stones. The Who etc.
I Radikal Rhythm at The Dark Room (Strathclyde University Student Union). l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Students plus tip to four guests. Hard house/techno night hosted by different DJs rotating each month.
I Rapt at The Apartment. l lpm—3am. £8. Graeme Wilson playing swing. hip hop and funk in this stylish club for stylish people.
I Reds I lpm—3am. £5 (£3 for students before midnight). Easy-going mix of disco. funk and contemporary chart dance.
I Reform at R.G.'s. Rpm—midnight. Free. Tosh and guests for drum 'n' bass.
hip hop. dub and reggae. Pre-club.
I Shag at Fury Murry‘s. llpm--3.l5am. £4 (£3). The sexiest. cheesiest tunes ever from Mark and James G.
I Slam at The Arches. l().3()pni-3am. £7. World famous DJ and production dtlo Stuart and ()rde providing the best in deep electronic dance for an tip-for-it capacity crowd every week. 18 Apr. Billy Scurry from Temple of Sound. Dublin guests. 25 Apr. lain Pooley of Force Inc plus Huggy from Back to Basics.
I Tangent at Sub Club. llpm—3am. £8 (£6). 25 Apr and fortnightly. Funky techno pitch shifters Tangent and their merry band of followers continue to prove there is life and soul in techno. Tonight they welcome their first guest in a while. DJ Harvey who used to play at The Ministry before getting too cool for them.
I Up Yer Ronson at Archaos. llpm—4an). £6 (£4). IS Apr only. Roaming club runners back again. featuring a Mir/nae party with DJ Disciple (US). Marsall (Manchester) and Stevie Middleton ofGlasgow's hugely respected Sole Music. Dowstairs in Betty's ﬁnd PFM of Logical Progression and Scotland's KMC cutting it tip drum 'n' bass style.
I Urban Sole Tilt Pan Alley. llpm—3am. £6. 18 Apr only. l-idinburgh‘s top garage DJ Craig Smith. just back from playing a phenomenal set at London’s Garage City. welcomes Chicago bloke Gemini to this increasingly popular night. Nick Peacock and Iain Henderson on lloor one with Back to Jazz. real underground dance jazz. See llitlist.
I Velvet Rooms lupin-3am. £5. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open mix from house anthems and disco to Britpop and soul. Martin llesketh in Room ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.
I What's Your Function at Tin l’an Alley (floor two). l lpm--3am. £5. 25 Apr. Fortnightly. J’ilkes and Hatch of Knucklehead fame continue to expand their empire with this night of techno bass. Chicago house and minimal Detroit techno and electro. Darren Price nfrom Novamute/Underwater Records guesting.
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KMC is cutting it up drum 'n' bass style at Up Yer Ronson, Archaos, Glasgow Fri 18 Apr
H it List The best Glasgow clubs this fortnight
Cream Another night of top DJing action at the Scottish site of Liverpool's Cream. Headlining tonight is the massively successful Roger Sanchez (above), be of S Man and great rippling muscles fame. See preview. The Tunnel, Sat 26 Apr. Tangent Tangent tonight welcome their first guest in a while with DJ Harvey who used to play at The Ministry before getting too cool for them. This Londoner
who is big in Japan has an immense list of production credits, with some oddities involving synchopated toilets and thunderclaps. Sub Club, Fri 25 Apr. Urban Sole Craig Smith welcomes Chicago’s Gemini to the club that blew the Subbie away when he played at New Year. Gemini was on Guidance records until two months ago. It hasn't stopped his prolific DJing and writing though, hooking up with NRK and Peacfrog. Tin Pan Alley, Fri 78 Apr.
Slam Firm favourites Iain Pooley of Force Inc Records and Huggy from Back to Basics guest at Slam taking Stuart and Orde’s place while they're out and about. Look out for the Slam fifth birthday a month from now featuring the legendary I Laurent Garnier and Derrick Carter. Book i now. The Arches, Fri 25 Apr.
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