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 Aquaplanet at The Sub Cltib.
l lpm—3am. Free. 10 ()ct only. Sunday's Aquaplanet guys throw a free party for everyone who got kicked when the fire alarm went off last bank holiday weekend. Mark Ryal and Twitch are joined by Claude Young DJing tonight and playing live on Sunday. See Club News.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. l().3()pin--3am. £6 (£4). ()ne of The Tunnels key nights of high-glam splendour. with possibly Scotland's top hard house DJ Michael Kilkie joined by Scott Mackay and Zammo (Rhuinba) in Room ()ne. plus Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in Room Two. ()n l7 ()ct. the crew from Golden guest bringing Judge Jules and Sonith up with them.
I Bar 10 Xpm—close. Free. Stevie Donaldson and guests getting the weekend off to a hot and sweaty start with their hard house/funky techno mix. I Bargo Spin—midnight. Free. Regular pre-club night at this phenomenal bar in the Merchant City. with guest DJs on an underground dance vibe.
I Blag at The Arena. l().3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Glasgow's first and foremost
Cool Lemon, The Arches, Glasgow, Sat
18 Oct. When Nicholas Gooden (aka Dave
Angel) was a baby, his mum used to play him Miles Davis records to send him to sleep. Even today the music makes him feel relaxed, he says.
No wonder then, that music has been a central force in his life. Besides the lullaby influence, his father was a sometime jazz musician and both his sisters are singers — one is rapper Monie Love.
lnspired by the experimental nature of jazz, the teenage Angel indulged in a passion for percussion. A professional drummer at age fourteen, he loved to escape into the freeform possibilities of rhythm. Later, as a producer of jazz inflected, Detroit-
Britpop night playing classic dance/pop/indie/retro/soul sounds from the 60s to the 90s. Formerly Parklife. Drinks promos all night.
I Brilliant at The Venue. ll).3()pin—3ain. £4 (£3). Gordon Tennant with a commercial mix ofchart dance and indie offerings in the newly refitted Venue. Drinks promos.
I Buena Vista at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). l()pm—2.3()am. £3. A slice of Latin jazz and funk from Mark and Michael of Delaney's Rhythm Section.
I Exotica at CCA Cafe Bar. 9.3()pm-—midnight. Free. Andy Divine froin Glasgow School ()f Art Divine Sound System for eclectic laid-back beats. Pre-club.
I Foresight at Rocksy"s Basement (Paisley). lllpm—Zani. £5. New weekly drum 'n' bass night from seven local DJs taking the hardstep option.
I Katch at The Cathouse. l().3()pm—v3am. £3 (£2.50; free before
I l.3()pm). Three floors of rock. hip hop.
chemical beats. grunge and contemporary
indie. Drinks promos.
I Kelly V James V Kelly at King Tut's Wait Wait llut (downstairs bar). l7 ()ct and fortnightly. ()pnr‘midnight. Free. From pop. hip hop and indie to northern moog.
I Kung Funk at The l3th Note (ground floor). Rpm-midnight. Free. The former Soundclash and Sonora DJs with phat jazz beat cake. hip hop and extreme leftfield drum 'n' bass.
I Life at Jet. l().3()pm- 3am. £6. Stevie Sleepman with this night of liuro anthems. disco house and classic anthems.
I Love Bug at The Garage. l().3()pm—3am. £3 (£4). An eclectic mix
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influenced techno, his drum programming would be his trademark. Like his black American jazz musician heroes, Angel used musrc as a means of escape. For him it was a way out of inner city south London — he now lives in
He acquired early DJing experience at seminal London pirate Phaze One, working alongside Fabio and Grooverider. The big break came in 1989. Following spells in prison for possession of cannabis, his hardcore version of 'Sweet Dreams‘ by The Eurythmics was picked up by a major label and charted at
His reputation as a hard techno DJ (he used to alter the decks so they’d play at twrce the normal speed) was established at the many European raves he played.
Angel was also beginning to make his own smoother techno sound, which manifested itself in productions for the likes of FNAC, Rising High, Blunted, Apollo and R&S. This refined version of Detroit techno created a tight, funky and jazzy sound that landed him a deal with Island in T995.
He has since released two critically-acclaimed albums: Tales Of The Unexpected and the recent Globetrotting. He is already working on a third With help from a diverse selection of collaborators, including Grooverider, Carl Cox, and Jumpin’
'I'm a music lover,' he explains. 'I've got a Wide taste and I‘m wrde open to anything that sounds good. You can't limit yourself to one music. It's always good to exercise your hearing capabihty.’ (Jim Byers)
I Dave Angel’s new single 'Funk Music’ is out now on Island. Remixes of Gary Numan, Echobe/ly, Ian Poo/ey and DJ Krust are forthcoming.
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of good time party tunes. Drinks promos. I Lush at The Lime. l lpm—3am. DJ Sam Wallace with fresh house and spicy garage. Drinks promos.
I My Generation at The Halt Bar. Rpm-midnight. Free. A kaleidoscope of sound along mod revival lines. Pre-club. I Nu City Soul at Tin Pan Alley (floors 2 & 3). llpm~3am. £4 (£3). New underground house night with a few old classics thrown in front DJ Andrew Wicks.
I Open at Glasgow School ()fArt. ‘).3()pm—3am. £6.50 (£5.50 conc; £4 Glasgow School ()fArt students) 10 ()ct only. The local funky hard techno collective with another spectacular night. Regular favourite DJ ()beron headlines. joined by resident GK Machine upstairs. Dubware Sound is holed tip in the Vic Bar downstairs with DJ Loco plus live trumpet and two drum kits. Aromatherapy. massage and performance make the night just that little bit stranger and there's also a fluorescent clothing and jewellery stall.
I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. llpin—3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. or downstairs for DJ Michelle with classic disco pop. Gay.
I Pure at Bennets. ll.3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Grant Duff with an upbeat dance night. Gay.
I Radio City at The Attic. l().3()pm—3am. £3 (£2). The original retro
club. playing Stax. Motown. Stones. The
Who and more.
i I Rapt at The Apartment. llpm---3am.
£8. Graeme Wilson playing swing. hip hop and funk in this stylish club catering for an extremely exclusive set tonight. I Reds llpm—3am. £5 (£3 for students before midnight). liasy-going mix of disco. funk and contemporary chart dance.
I Return To The Source Glasgow School ()fArt. l()pm--—late. £6 (£4 Glasgow School ()f Art students). l7 ()ct only. Goa trance merchants arrive back again from their world travellings. with Han Solo. Crisbo. Sid Shanty and Cosmosis live. They‘ve been playing all over. from mountains in Nepal to fields in Japan and know a thing or two about kicking a party off.
I Phunked Up Fridays at R.G.‘s. 8pm~inidnight Free. With DJs Mac and Chris for funky house. Pre-cluh.
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()pm—3am. £7. World famous DJ and production duo Stuart and ()rde providing the best in deep. electronic dance for an up-for-it capacity crowd every week. Because we have Stuart and ()rde playing on our doorstep every week. we forget just how lucky we are. Better than ever. ll) ()ct. ()rde is replaced by Derrick Carter for the night. l7 ()ct. both Stuart and ()rde are off galavanting round the world so we've got l.uke Slater and Craig Morrison guesting for the whole night.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. ()pm—3am. £5 (£4). Party night with retro sounds.
I Spectrum at Archaos. l lpm«3.3()am. £9 (£7). New weekly night from the Colours crew taking over from lce. Residents Boney. Jon Mancini. Paul Jackson (Ministry ()f Sound) plus Paul Traynor with swingbeat in the Attic.
I Tangent at The Sub Club. llpm—-3am. £7 (£5). l7 ()ct and fortnighly. A-man and Panic continue their hugely popular night of eclectic. funky techno shenanigans to a loyal crowd. No guests for the moment as they‘re finding the night busier with just the residents.
I Trash l lpm ~3am. £4. Funky house in Room ()ne with DJ Skud. hip hop and swing in Room Two from DJ Grahame. I Uptight at The Bedsit. ‘).3()pin late. l7 ()ct and fortnightly. £4 (£3). This extremely popular Northern soul. Hammond jazz. funk and R&B night now secures a regular slot at The Bedsit every other Friday night.
I Velvet Rooms l()pm-3am. £6. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open mix
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Slam Or rather some people Slam think we'd like to hear as they go off swanning round the world. On 10 Oct Stuart leaves us in the capable hands of pierced one Derrick Carter (above) and the following week Luke Slater holds the fort. The Arches, Fri 10 & Fri 17 Oct. Audio Psy-phl Full live show from Tony D and the Grand Central mob playing material off the New Jersey meets Manchester hip hop album Pound For Pound, with rappers, singers, scratchers and live double bass. Sub Club, Thu 16 Oct.
Open The local funky hard techno tribe with another spectacular night featuring everyone's favourite hard funky trance DJ, Oberon of Pagan Pulse, joined by local resident GK Machine upstairs and live dub downstairs. There’s some general weird shit happening too - massage, performance art and lots of UV lights. Glasgow School Of Art, Fri 70 Oct.
Club 69 Martin, Wilba and Barrie of Rub-A-Dub Records welcome a live set from Keith Tucker (Puzzlebox, Optic Nerve and founding member of Aux 88) playing his futuristic electro with soul. Rocksy’s Basement, Sat 71 Oct.
Cool lemon Paterson and Price are joined tonight by Swindon's finest, Dave Angel mixing Detroit techno with Chicago house styles. See preview. The Arches, Sat, 18 Oct and monthly.
from house anthems and disco to Britpop and soul. Martin Hesketh in Room ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.
I Virunga at Tin Pan Alley (floor one).
I lpm—3am. £4 (£3). The legendary world music night featuring DJ Tchico and Ana now goes weekly for soca. salsa. merengue. reggae. ska. ﬂamenco. pop and much more. Highlight of the night is undoubtedly the limbo dancing. Go on. give it a go. Free bus to and front the West End. Call club for details.
I Archaos at Archaos. l lpm—3am. £8 (£6). Chris Harris and A.J. mix up garage and house for a busy. moderately dressy crowd. with Scott and Geoff playing club classics in Betty‘s h’layonnaise (part of Archaos). Paul Traynor playing R&B. swing and hip hop in Roorn Three.
I Bar 10 9pm—midnight. Free. Busy hard house pre-club with Nick Peacock. I Bargo 8pm-—midnight. Free. Dancey pre-club night with guest DJs from some of the city's better underground club nights.
I Blackout at Tin Pan Alley (floor one). I lpin~3am. £5. Soma recording artist
Percy X hosts this night of underground
Detroit house and techno. Drinks promos.
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