I Knucklehead at Glasgow School Of Art (upstairs). IOpm—Iate. £4 (£2.50 Glasgow School Of Art students). Underground electronics presented by dem DJs Jilkes and Hatch. Into its fourth year and consolidating itself as the club to hear true funk technology. Freaky dancing actively encouraged.

I Lime at The Lime. llpm-3am. £6 (£4). DJ Fitz with a commercial clubby mix plus £l drink promo.

I Love Boutique at The Arches. IIpm-4am. £10. 7 Mar and monthly. DJ Roy with hard house for a gay/mixed crowd of life lovers at one of the best extreme nights in the country plus guest to be confirmed.

I Lure at R.G.’s. 8pm—tnidnight. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get housey for a crowd heading off to Archa0s and Sub Club. Pre-club.

I Numb at The Basement. I Ipm—3am. £6. Weekly from 7 Mar. New York Alliance‘s Colin Walker plus local residents underground and unknown.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. downstairs for DJ Ina with a camp mix of housey faves and anthems. or up in the Trophy Room with John for 80s pop. punk and new wave. Gay.

I Reds I Ipm—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. Party night with 60s sounds.

I Stereo at The Asylum (Caledonian University Student Union). 9pm—2am. £3 (free before midnight). Alternative indie night with DJs Rowan and Angela.

I Sub Culture at Sub Club. 10.30pm—5am. £8. Harri and Domenic lord it over the legendary night of nice ’n' groovy. hard hittin'. funky house at the king of Scottish underground dance venues. I Trash IIpm—3am. (£7) £5. House in Room One with DJ Matt. funk in Room Two from Paul N'Jie plus eclectic beats by Innes in Room Three. I Triumph at The Tunnel.

I lpm-3.30am. £7 (£5). A huge night of Italian and UK house at one of the country's best looking venues. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery take on the main room while Kevin McFarlane and Steven Lee offer up a different vibe with a wide mix of soul. funk and dance classics in Room Two. Smart dress code. I Velvet Rooms lOpm—late. £8 (£4 before midnight). DJ Skud in Room Two with house. garage and club classics. John Lyons in Room One playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. I Wired at Strathclyde University Student Union (Level 8). l0pm—3am. £2 (£l.50). Dance. indie and 60s. Drinks promos.


I Bamboogie at Babaza. I lpm—3am £3. Uplifting vocal garage and house from Scott and Geoff. Drinks promos.

I Beats 'n' Bleeps 7.30pm—lam. Free (tickets from Arches. BBC Reception Glasgow. Missing (Wellington St. John Smith & Son (Byres Rd). 8 Mar only. Radio Scotland's two new music programmes Beat Patrol and Electronica (recently featured in these pages) come together for a sonic soundclash with live bands and DJs. Dawn of the Replicants. Finitribe and Mount Vernon Arts Lab plus the Jengaheads DJing. The night will be recorded for future transmission on the shows.

I Bennet's ll.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Up- tempo high energy with Jan Frazer. Gay. Drinks romos.

I Bill Ben's Flowerpot Men at The Garage (upstairs). lem-3am. £2 (£l). DJs John and Gavin with indie classics. Drinks promos.

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

I Budda at Budda. Spin—midnight. Free. New York Alliance and ex of Tonka

Colin Walker playing a deep mix to bring your weekend to a close. Drinks promos. I B.O.P. at Fury Murry's. I Ipm-3am. £3 (£2). Music your mother would know. from DJs Desperate Dave and Weird Phil. Drinks promos.

I Club Jamaica at The Underground (formerly The Venue). I0.45pm—3am. £2 (£1). Reggae night from Sweet T playing dub to soul. all with a reggae tinge. Drinks promos.

I Club Mouth at l3th Note Club. IOpm—2.30am. £2 (free before llpm). Bizarre eclectic mix of ‘Guitar. beats. punk psych. past. present future‘. with a late drinking. nae dancin‘ policy brought to you by Mark P et al.

I Contact High at Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. I Mar and fortnightly. Northern soul. garage. funk. ska and soundtrax.

I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. 9—1 lptn. Free. Diarmid and Steve playing an across-the-board mix of ‘Sunday' tunes from tripped outjazz to drutn ‘n‘ bass. I Divine at Brel. 8.30—1 lpm. Andrew and Alan Divine (Glasgow School Of Art) play you the stuffthey play for themselves at home. Retro soul. Bobby Gentry. movie themes. etc. Pre-club.

I First Contact at The 13th Note Club (basement). I0pm—3am. £2 (free before llpm). A blend of drutn 'n‘ bass frotn Rob G and Kemal. Note that the 13th Note has now moved to Clyde Street and is open as a bar from 8pm.

I Optimo at The Sub Club. I lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Twitch (Pure) and Jilkes (Knucklehead for techno/electro action) joined by anyone else left standing come Sunday ni ht.

I Shirley s Temple at Archaos.’ IIpm—3am. £5 (£3). A trippy mix of catnp theatricals and hard house soundtrack from the radiant Ms Alston.joined last Sunday of the month by Maggie from Joy. Paul Traynor in Bar 1 with R&B. hip hop. swing and soul. Drinks promos.

I Sorted at The Cathouse. I0.30pm——3am. £2 (£1.50; free before ll.30pm). Indie/alternative vibe with drinks promos.

I Squat at The Apartment. I Ipm—3am. £5. New night ofextreme aural pleasure with Cris Biguzzi and Jim Hutchison going for zero tolerance of commercial tracks and opting for deep electro. house and techno. Extra sound and £1 drink promos. 8 Mar. Justin Robertson. See panel

I Sunday Service at Trash. 1 Ipm—3am. £5 (£3). Night of fun and games with Tam Coyle playing a cheese fuelled mix of indie. pop. chart dance and 80s plus an outrageous interlude by Chartbite's I-Iuan MacLeod getting the boys and girls to shake off their inhibitions in some pervy parlour games.

I Velvet Rooms I lpm~3am. £5. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open mix from classic house to soul and Martin Hesketh in Room One playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. All drinks £ I.


I Academia de Salsa at Porters.

6.30—I lpm. Highly popular salsa classes with intermediate and advanced sessions 6.30pm and 8.30pm. No partner required. Pre-club.

I Bounce at Tin Pan Alley. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Suki with bouncey house tunes. Drinks promos.

I Burn at The Apartment. I lpm—3am. £3. DJs Norm and Richard with the good time party grooves they used to get up to at Jet. 60 drink promos.

I Spee racer at The Garage. I0.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). 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 Academia de Salsa at Porters. 6.30—l lpm. Highly popular salsa classes for absolute beginners and intermediate. 6.30pm and 8.30pm. No partner required. Pre—club.

I Club Havana October Cafe. 8pm—midnight. Free. I0 Mar and monthly. Glasgow's longest running Latin night with award-winning DJ Jan presenting his merengue mania with a hint of salsa. rumba. flamenco and more. Jazz is set to make a special announcement on the night. so get lIl early.

I Eden at The \“Ivet Rooms. IIpm-3am. £3 (£2). Alan Ronald playing Britpop in Room One and Scott Mckay with mellow house in Room Two. Drinks promos.

I Flunlt at The Lime. llptn~~3am £3 (£2). Be bop to Brit pop. big beat and beyond with drinks two for one.

I Fun House at The Halt Bar (Lounge). 8—I lpm. Free. Psychedelia. soul and soundtracks.

I Norse Neds at Brel. 9pm. Free. The Nimbus team DJ.

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

I Pump at Archaos. I lpm—3am. £4 (£2.50). Paul Traynor with Ré’cB. swing. and dance. Drinks promos.

I Shooting Stars at The Garage.

I Ipm—3am. £3 (£2). 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. ll.30pm—3am. £3 (£1.50). Raymond Davren's party type of affair at the straight night in this gay venue. Drinks promos.

I T.l.T at Trash. It).3()pm—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 705 Wonderland at The Cathouse.

I Ipm—3am. £2 (£I.50; free before

I 1.30pm). Seventies disco and funk with drinks promos.

I Bennets ll.30pm—3am. £2.50. DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Drinks promos. I Chopper at Betty‘s Mayonnaise. I().3()pm—3.30am. £4 (£2.50). Garage. house and 90s disco and pop from CJ (Archaos Thursdays). Drum 'n‘ bass night Juice in Room Two. Drinks promos.

I CuI De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. ‘)—l lpm. Free. Richard Brown. of Glasgow‘s Soma Records. guesting every week with a huge pile of white labels. Drinks promos.

I Dance Cafe at The Blythswood Hall. 260 Bath St. 7.30—10.3()pm. £4.50. I.eroc modern jive classes to chart. swing and soul. Beginners welcome.

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

I Fused at The Sub Club. I lpm—3am. Price tbc. New weekly night of intelligent techno to hard house from Domenic Gallacher. Tangent. Stevie Donaldson and JP.

I Go West at Cleopatra‘s. I0.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£I with ticket). A mainly student-orientated bill of fayre.

I Jengaheads at The Living Room. 9pm—midnight. Free. Mainly big beat session with some daft tunes thrown in for good measure all from the Jengaheads (Paradise Island). Been rammed lately. get down early. Red Stripe £I .50 and one house spirit 60p. Drinks promos.

I The Mighty Bop at Babaza. 5.30pm—3am (DJs from I Ipm). £2 (free before I Ipm). Garage. disco and house with Chris Harris. Drinks promos.

I Pushy at The Velvet Rooms. l0.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). DJ Tchico. playing soul. ragga. funk reggae. swing and hip hop in Room One plus Stevie Smith with happy house. garage and classic dance in Room Two.

I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£I). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.

listings OLUBS


The best Glasgow clubs this fortnight.

Ninja Tune Tour Only Scottish date at the Ninja UK tour, featuring new signings Chocolate Weaseis playing their (Iiveish) acid-fried, experimental hip hop from D) Vadirn, Animals On Wheels and Jonathon More of the legendary Coldcut. See Phactfile. The tj'th Note Club, Fri 73 Mar.

Slam The phenomenal Vapour tour touches down in Glasgow with Env0y (live), Les Rhythmes Digitales (live), Jon Carter, Touche (Wiseguysx Derek Dahlarge, Simon Lee (Faze Action), David Hill, Jools Butterfield and, of course, Stuart and Orde. It reports from the other dates are anything to go by this is going to be a guaranteed smash. The Arches, Fri 6 Mar.

Squat Stone me, but it's a credible underground dance night at The Apartment With Cris BIQUZZI and Jim Hutchison playing deep electro, house and techno. Special guest star Justin Robertson guests in the first week of this issue, just as his sensational second Lionrock album is released. See preview. The Apartment, Sun 8 Mar.

Audio Psy-phi Paul Cawley ar'i Alex Horton's night of hip hop, drun 'n’ bass and downright funk continue to get mad props from all quarters, due in no small part to the guests they‘ve been putting on. To see a legend in the making get down for the Tony Vegas night, recent winner of the world mixing championship. The Sub Club, Thu 72 Mar.


I 4th Dimension at Brel. 830-! lpm. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos.

I Area 51 at McChuiIs Way Out West. 8pm—midnight. Free. Future fusion of funky noise from Shaft and Derick.

I Audio Psy-phi at The Sub Club.

I lpm—3am. £3. Phar ()ut's Paul Cawley embarking on a voyage of hip hop. drum 'n' bass and generally music with the funk. For early List buyers. check out the Runaways duo ofAdjaye and Joe2Grand on four decks. 5 Mar. I2 Mar sees Audio Psy-phi welcoming last years world mixing champion Tony Vegasjoined by rappers Roots Munuva and Harry Love. I Batmacumba at Bargo. 8pm—midnight. £3. l2 Mar only. Exhibition opening of rare Brazilian record covers joining up with the Far Out DJ crew fora massive Brazilian style party following on from the success of their last party at the ICA last December. The exhibition which continues for two weeks also includes a special collaboration with visual artist Swifty using Quick Time movies. video projectors and slide projectors. Cliffy and Russ Jones from Far Out will be providing the musical content. spinning Brazilian. Latin and associated beats.

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