CLUBS listings


I Disco Wonderland at The Cathouse. I lpm--3am. £2 (£1.50; free before

I l.30pm). Super sounds from the 70s with drinks promos.

I Fab at Reds. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Groovy garage and club classics. Drinks promos.

I Go West at Cleopatra‘s. I0.30pm~-2.30am. £2 (£1 with ticket). A mainly studeiit-orientated bill of fare.

I Ground Control at Jet. I lpm—2. l5am. Kevin Dillon and Norden of the Ground Control sound system take up residency here every week for the fittest hip hop and drum ‘n' bass night in the west end. Drinks promos.

I Latin Dance Club at Lime.

7.30A l()pm. £3. Salsa. merengue and cumbia classes. Beginners 7.30pm: intermediate 8.30pm.

I Relax at liar l0. Spin-Close. Free. Downbeat dance night with .luna and Romeo. Pre-club.

I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. l0.30pm~3am. £2 (£1). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.

I Wednesday Night Fever at Lime. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 with matric card). Fresh 'n' funky 70s and 90s disco with DJ Ray Davren. Drinks promos.


I 21st Century Leisure Lounge at C(‘A Cafe Bar. t)pm—midnight. Free. 12 Jun and fortnightly. Moog mtxlulating. breezy bossa pop. clectro lounge lo-fi sleaze and exotic cocktail jazz. from your host DJ Mingo-go.

I 4th Dimension at Bret. 8.304 Ipm. Free. Andy Young playsjau. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos.

I Big Karn's Party Night at Bennets. ll.30pm——3am. £3 (£2). Karn Dunbar with 80s. 00s and loads of camp nonsense. Drinks promos.

I Bloomers at Cleopatra‘s. l0.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2 with ticket). Mainstream.

I Bullseye at Tin Pan Alley. I lpm—3am.

£3.50 (£2.50). New student night on the second floor of the club with DJ Ali playing indie pop.

I Casuno at Blackfriars Underground. Spin—midnight. £l before 9pm; £2 after. Northern soul pre-club.

I Casino Royale The Arches. l()pm—2am. £4 (£2). 26 Jun and monthly.

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LOOK OUT FOR these new releases, all on local labels: Andy Carrick’s 'Funk The Police’ (Glasgow Underground); Unit 2’s ’Keep Your Head Up', with Rainy City and Joey Negro mixes; Oscuro P’s ’Solefamily' (Sole Music); Hugoagogo's ’Bad Science’ (In Demand Recordings) and Fresh & Low's ’New Life, (Westside). Looking further ahead, Sole Music boss Stevie Middleton is putting together a ‘Sounds Like Glasgow’ compilation and Kevin Mckay is putting out ’Collection', an album’s worth of Musique Tropique remixes from the likes of 168, Two Lone Swordsmen and SWAG.

SOLEFUSION'S CRAIG SMITH is cranking up the pressure with a string of London appearances. First up is a set at the after-show party for Irvine Welsh’s Headstate play, followed on the same night by a return visit to Garage City, one of London’s finest nights. The Wednesday after that, he’s been invited by Ashley Beedle to spin at the launch party for the new Ballistic Brothers album.

CLUBLAND GOES ALL arty this issue with two exhibitions opening that draw heavily on club culture. In Glasgow’s Bar 10 from 6 July for a month, young gun photographers Brian Sweeney and James Fry show

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Craig Smith their work which has appeared in the music and style press. Subjects include Shaun Ryder (see page 64), Andrew Weatherall and Slam. They decided to put the exhibition on for the classic 'no reason at all‘ and chose to exhibit in Glasgow because it isn’t London. Meanwhile in Edinburgh, check out the TR808 exhibition at The Collective Gallery on Cockburn Street from 28 June. Here seven young artists use a variety of media to express their take on club culture. See the art section for more details.

NEW CLUB BAR alert: Tin Pan Alley opens Yello in the space where Crawley's sports shop was. Plain minimalism is the theme of the place, which opens to the public on 25June.

Frankie Saveloy presents another of his lounge-core nights of intoxicating merriment.

I Chief at Trash. l lpm—3am £3 (£2). New night featuring DJ Rory (formerly of Cop and Chopper) in Room ()ne with classic house and future anthems and Graham in Room Two with his indie/party tnix. Drinks promos.

I Club Xchange l lpm—3am. £2.50 (£1.50). Gay. DJ Tasty Tom. Drinks promos.

I Cop at Archaos. l()pm—3am. £4 (£2.50). Busy student house night from DJ CJ (Club X. Wednesdays) and Vance. ‘Turn up. get down. cop off.‘ Drinks promos. Tam Coyle ‘The Fuzz‘ does his indie/pop/kitsch stuff in Betty‘s Mayonnaise. part of the Archaos complex.

I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. 9—1 lptn. Free. Mark Ryal from Aquaplanet and Redcell with an underground dance warmer before he heads down to the Subbie. Drinks promos.

I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. 8pIII-Cl0SC. Free. Hatch and .lilkes of Knucklehead with a dubby tnix of new dance and techno. Pre-club.

I Donkey at The Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £2 (£1; free before I 1.30pm). Indie/grunge rock in the new Cathouse with drinks promos.

I Easy Life at The Tunnel I0pm—3am. £4 (£2 with tnatric card). Student night featuring Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekends) and Lisa playing a house/indie/disco mix plus some freebie giveaways of real cash. Thursdays revamped and redone so they're bigger and better than ever before. Drinks promos.

I Flashback at Fiddlers Court. 9pm—midnight. Free. Deep house and drutn ‘n' bass from JP and the Future Engineers.

I Free Flow at Glasgow School OfArt (downstairs). 9pm—2.30am. Free. Jazz funk night. Qui7 before. from 7pm. Drinks promos.

I Fromage at The Hive (Glasgow- University Student Union). l()pm—2am. Free. Students and guests. DJ Musty playing the very best and worst of classic student tunes.

I Hi Karate at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). 26 Jun and weekly. New regular slot for the big beat Hi


Karate collective of Neil McMillan. Andrew Divine. Crawford Tait and Bob Peck. Drinks promos. and free mix tape for the first 50 to arrive on opening night. I In Tone at Bar 10. Spin—close. Free. Paul Cawley from Phar ()ut with a weird underground pre-club experience.

I Leisure Box at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Two ofGIasgow‘s most influential and well-respected DJs. Harri (Sub Club) and Andrew Wicks. both on a funky house vibe. Drinks promos.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry‘s. 10.30pm—3. 15am. £5 (£3). Fine indie house and disco sounds in two rooms. Drinks promos.

I Lure at R.G.'s. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get housey fora crowd heading off to Archaos and Sub Club. Pre-club.

I Mothership at The Apartment.

1 Ipm—3am. £4 (£2). New seriously funky disco and 7roove night. Drinks promos. I Natura Selection at Lime (formerly The Cotton Club). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). lain Fitzpatrick with funky dance and indie. Drinks promos.

I Neon at Jet. llpm—2.15am.£4(£3). Kevin McKay and Richard Howie in this glitter ball of a clttb. playing deep house and disco. Drink promos.

I Passion at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Skud playing soulful grooves. mellow hip hop and sexy swing from Busta Rhymes to Marvin Gaye. A groovy alternative to student nights. Drinks promos.

I Red Cell at Sub Club. llpm—3am. £3. Newly accessible music policy but still as deep as you like. Mark Ryal. Kelvin Bridge. Lars and Dominic every week. Drinks promos on a Mexican vibe.

I Reds llpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Graeme with a night ofclassic disco. peppered with the best contemporary house and garage. Drinks promos.

I Rumble at The Garage. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night ofcharty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Snogtastic!

I Snap, Crackle And Pop at Cafe Qudos (Queen Margaret Student Union). 8.30pm—2am. £2.50 (£2). DJ Toast with the best in cheese products.

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