Glasgow School ()f Art students). Andrew Divine and Hush Puppy with Northern soul. Hammond grooves. bubblegum pop. wah wah funk. iiioog power and chemical breakbeats.

I Easy Street at CCA Cafe Bar. 9.30pm-midnight. Free. DJ Gordon Allan with a house/dubby pre-club.

I Free Form at The (3m Note. 10pm—3am. £3 (free before I lpm). Steven and Paul Watt with two floors of soul. Latin. jazz and funk. Note that the 13111 Note has now moved to (.‘ly'de St and is open as a bar from 8pm.

I The Garage I0pm—3ani. £(i(£~1)'. £1 off before 1 1pm. An

honest-to-goodness top night out with charty dance sounds downstairs from Dave Ross and alternative sounds in the attic.

I Knucklehead at Glasgow School ()f Art (upstairs). 10pm~late £4 (£3.50 Glasgow School ()fArt students). Underground electronics presented by deiii DJs Jilkes and Ilatcli. liito its fourth year and consolidating itself as the club to hear true funk technology. Freaky dancing actively encouraged.

I Lure at R.(i.'s. Spin—midnight. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get liousey‘ for a crowd heading off to Archaos and Sub Club. Pre-club.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. or downstairs for DJ Ina with a camp mix of housey faves and anthems. Gay.

I Reds I lpm—-3am. £6 (£5). A packed night specialising in mainstream dance. funk. rap and house. Intimate. smart and friendly.

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm« 3am. £5 (£4). Party night with retro sounds.

I Stereo at The Asylum ((,'aledonian University l'nion). ‘)pm--3am. £3. Alternative indie night with Rowan and Angela. Open from 10 .Iari.

I Sub Culture at Sub Club. 10.30pm—5am. £8. Harri and Domenic Iord it over the legendary night of nice ‘n' groovy. hard hittin'. funky house in the radically changed Sub Club.

I Tonka at Jet. llpm—3am. £(i (£5). The

legendary Tonka returns after a brief absence. fired up and ready to party. Features resident Tonka DJ Colin Walker of New York Alliance fame (Sugarcube Records) plus monthly guests.

I Trash llpm—3am. £7 (£5). House in Room ()ne with DJ Matt. funk in Room Two from Paul N‘Jie plus eclectic beats by lnnes in Room Three.

I Triumph at The Tunnel. 10.30pm~3am. £6 (£4 1. A huge night of Italian and UK house at one of the country's best looking venues. ('olin Tevendale and Steven McCreery take on the main room while Kevin .‘ylcl-arlane offers tip a different vibe with a wide mix

of soul. fuiik and dance classics in Room


I Velvet Rooms tnpiii—laie. L's (£4 before midnight). DJ Skud in Room Two with house. garage and club classics. John Lyons in Room ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.

I Wired at Strathclyde l'niyersity Student Union (Level S). 10pm 3am. £3 (£1.50). Dance. indie and DOS. Drinks promos.


I Bamboogie at Baba/a. 1 1pm 3am £3. Garage and swing from Scott and (ieoff. Drinks promos.

I Bill & Ben's Flowerpot Men at The Garage (upstairs). 1 1pm 3am. £3 (£1 ). DJs John and Gavin with indie classics. Drinks promos.

I Bubblelicious at Reds. Ilpm- 3am. £5 (£3).C1ub classics and a touch of soul plus drinks promos.

I 3.0.P. at Fury Murry’s. 1 1pm 3am. £3 (£3). Music your mother would know. from DJs l)esperate Dase and \Veird Phil. Drinks promos.

I Club Jamaica at The Venue. 10.45pm-3am. £3 (£1). Reggae night from Sweet T playing dub to soul. all with a reggae tinge. Drinks promos.

: I Club zébra at Nice 'ii‘ Sleazy

(upstairs). Spin midnight. Free. ()rbitally. Sneaker Pimpsy sort of night. I Code 99 at The Brewery Tap 7.30pm—midnight. l'iee. Dub techno pre- club from Andrew Taylor. Richard Nolan.

Alan Atkins and Paul.

I Contact High at Nice 'n' Sleazy. 8.30pin—midnight. Free. 18 Jan and fortnightly. Northern soul. garage. funk. ska and soundtrax.

I Divine at Brel. 8.30—1 lpiii. Andrew and Alan Divine (Glasgow School Of Art) play you (lie stuff they play for themselves at home. Retro soul. Bobby Gentry. movie themes. etc. Pre-club.

I Feel The Buzz at Bennet’s.

11.30pm 3am. £3.50 (£1.35). Up-tempo Iiigli energy. Drinks promos.

I First Contact at The l3ih Note. 10pm 3am. £3 (free before 1 1pm). A blend of drum 'n' bass from Rob G and Rental. Note that the 13th Note has now moved to Clyde St and is open as a bar from 8pm.

I Ground Control at Jet. llpm—3.15am. £4 (£3). Kevin Dillon and Norden of the Ground Control sound system take up residency here every Sunday instead of Wednesday for the linest hip hop and drum ’n' bass night in the West find. Drinks promos.

I Optimo at The Sub Club. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). New night that replaces Aquaplanet with Twitch (Pure) and Jilkes (Knucklehead for techiio/electro action. I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. Ilpm~3aiii. £3. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. or downstairs for DJ Annie with a harder house mix than the other nights.

I Shirley's Temple at Archaos.

llpm ~3am. £5 (£3). A trippy mix of camp theatricals and hard house soundtrack from the radiant Ms Alston. joined every week by the force that is Maggie from Joy. Prepare yourself for some pretty insane antics like trapeze acts and fire eaters. Paul Ti‘aynor in Bar 1 with R& B. hip hop. swing and soul. Drinks promos.

I Sorted at The Cathouse.

10.30pm 3am. £3 (£1.50; free before

I 1.30pm). Indie/alternative vibe in the new (‘athouse with drinks promos.

I Strawberry Rock at Strawberry Fields. 9pm ~3am. £3 (£1.50). ()()s to 90s rock music.

I Sunday Hang Suite at Trash.

llpm 3am. £5 (£3). Building on the success of the Sunday Soul Session. this night combines garage. soul and mellow house in two rooms.

I Tunnel Sundae at The Tunnel.

11pm 3am. £5. The Shy brothers with a night of pumping house pushing the boundaries of the weekend to the max. I Velvet Rooms llpm-3am. £5. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open mix from classic house to soul. and Martin Ilesketh in Room ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. All drinks £1.

I White at The Apartment. | lpm—3am. £3. Chris Biguui back on the decks joined by Jim Ilutchisoii for Detroit techo and Chicago house. All drinks £1.


I Acadamia de Salsa at Porters. (i.3()pm 1 1pm. Highly popular salsa for beginners followed by advanced session. No partner required. Pre-club.

I Bounce at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. £3 (£3 ). DJ Suki with bouncey house tunes. Drinks promos.

I Speedracer at The Garage.

10.30pm 3am. £3 (£3). Steven mixes up a few indie-dance classics and retro tunes for a busy. up-for-it crowd in the main room. Drinks promos.

I Super Disco at lei. llpiii-2.15aiii. £3 (£3 ). DJs Richard 8; Norman with a decently jump-about set of disco. funk and rare groove tunes. Drinks promos.


I Acadamia de Salsa at Porters. (1.3Uplll-‘l 1pm. Highly popular salsa for beginners followed by intermediate session. No partner required. Pre-club.

I Eden at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £3 (£3). Alan Ronald playing Bi‘itpop in Room ()ne and Scott Mckay with mellow house in Room Two. Drinks pI'UITIUS.

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Hellfire Continuation of Scotland‘s only true fetish club where liberated clubbers show their wild side. See feature, page 18. Prince Armany’s, Fri 9 Jan and monthly.

Cool Lemon Saturday at the Arches kicks off again after the holiday break with Cool Lemon's Paterson and Price welcoming back Tyree Cooper (Chicago) for his founh visit to the club. The Arches, Sat 17 Ian and monthly.

Spectrum The Colours mob proving it is possible to get another Friday night going in a city monopolised by The Ark and Slam. Jon Mancini, Crosby and Boney, Phat Phil Cooper from Cream on 9 Jan and cheap drink promos every week. Archaos, Fridays.

Tangent Even though Harvey is too busy to make the expected return visit. resident DJs A-man and Panic prove they're more than capable of keeping the crowds without booking guests with their techno funk blend. Sub Club, Fri 16 Jan.

I Pop at Reds. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Indie and dance from DJ Robert Nichols. Drinks promos.

I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpm—3am. £3 (£3). Insane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the charty choons of Gerry and Iain in the main room. Staggering drink promos.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennets.

I l.3()pm—3am. £3. Party type of affair at the straight night in this gay venue.

I T.I.T at Trash. 10.30pm—3am. £2. Student night featuring DJ Rory (formerly of Cop and Chopper) with house classics and future anthems in Room ()ne. Grahame with student faves in Room Two and extra beats in Room Three. Drinks promos.


I 70s Wonderland at The Cathouse. llpm—3am. £3 (£1.50; free before 11.30pm). Seventies disco and funk with drinks promos.

I Babaza at Babaza. 5.30pm—3ain (DJs from I lpiii). £3 (free before llpm). Laid back mix from garage to swing with Chris Harris. Drinks promos.

I Bennets Il.3()pm—3am. £3.50. DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Drinks promos. I Chopper at Betty's Mayonnaise. l().3()pm—3.30am. £3.50 (£3). Garage. house and 90s disco and pop from CJ (Archaos Thursdays). Note new venue change. Drum ’n' bass night Juice in Room Two. Drinks promos.

I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. 9-11pm. Free. Richard Brown. ofGIasgow's Soma Records. guesting every week with a huge pile of white labels. Drinks promos. I Dance Cafe at The Venue.

7.30— 10.30pm. £4.50. Ceroc modern jive classes to chart. swing and soul. Beginners welcome.

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8—22 Jan 1998 THE USTTS