Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am.
downstairs for DJ Ina with a catnp mix of
housey faves and anthems. or tip in tlte Trophy Rootn with John for 80s pop. punk and new wave. Gay.
I Reds llpm—3am. £6 (£5). A packed night specialising in mainstream dance. funk. rap and house. lntimate. smart and friendly.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £5. Party night with 60s sounds.
I Stereo at The Asylum (Caledoiiian University Union). ()put--2am. £3 (free before midnight). Alternative indie night with DJs Rowan and Angela.
I Sub Culture at Sub Clttb. l().3()pm—5am. £8. Harri aitd Domenic lord it over the legendary night of nice ’n' groovy. hard hittin'. funky house at the king of Scottish underground dance venues. 2l Mar. tisiiig (‘hicago stat Bernard Badie (aka JB) guests alongside diva Dajae. See Hit list.
I Trash llpmv3am. (£7) £5. House in Room One with DJ Matt. funk iti Room Two frotn Paul N'Jie pltis eclectic beats by lnnes iii Room Three.
I Triumph at The Tunnel. llpm—3.30am. £7 (£5). A huge night of Italian attd UK house at one of the country's best looking venues. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery take on the tnain room while Kevin McFarlane and Steven Lee offer tip a different vibe with a wide tuix of soul. futtk attd dance classics in Room Two. Stuart dress code. Replaced by Cream. 2l Mar.
I Velvet Rooms l0pm late. £8 (£4 before midnight). DJ Skud iii Room Two with house. garage attd club classics. John Lyons lll Rootti (me 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 ()0s. Drinks promos.
I Bamboogie at Babaza. llpm—3ani £3. Uplifting vocal garage and house from Scott and Geoff. Drinks promos.
I Bennet’s ll.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Up- tempo high energy with Jatt Frazer. Gay. Drinks promos.
I Brian and Brian at The Garage (upstairs). llpm—3am. £2 (£1 ). Two DJs called Brian playing indie. Britpop and maybe sotne retro stuff too. Drinks promos.
I Bubblelicious at Reds. llpm-3am. £5 (£3). Cltib classics and a touch of soul plus drinks ptomos.
I Budda at Bttdda. Spm —midtiight. Free New York Alliance's Colin Walker playing a deep mix to bring your weekend to a close. Drinks promos.
I 8.0.P. at Fury Murry's. l lpm-3am. £3 (£2). Music your mother would know. from DJs Desperate Dave aitd Weird Phil. Drinks promos.
I Club Jamaica at The Underground (formerly The Venue). l0.-l5pm—3am. £2 (£l ). Reggae night from Sweet T playing dth to soul. all with a reggae tinge. Drinks promos.
I Club Mouth at l3th Note Club. l()pm—2.30am. £2 (free before I lpm). Bizarre eclectic mix of ‘Guitar. beats. punk psych. past. present future'. with a late drinking. nae dancin' policy brought to you by Mat'ky P et al.
I Cul De Sac (‘ul De Sac Bar. 9 -l lptn.
Audio Psy-phi Every Thursday, The Sub Club, Glasgow.
Clientele: West Coast fly girls and b- boys.
Atmosphere: Bustling and smoky. Door policy: Relaxed.
Musical policy: Hip hop, drum ‘n'
Admission fee: £3 on non-guest nights.
Bar promos: All drinks £1 before midnight.
Opening hours: i lpm-3am.
Launched last September to replace Red Cell, Audio Psy-phi is Paul Cawley and Alex Horton's mission to bring hip hop. drum 'n' bass and funk t0 Glasgow's club scene. Since then, the club has steadily grown in popularity, pulling in large crowds and winning media acclaim.
The guest list is also second to none. Dago McFarlane, Chubby Grooves,
Jim tiutchison. 23, DJ: What do you think of
Audio Psy-phi ? 'lt's dope!‘
Tony 0, Peter Parker, Adiaye and JerGrand, 1997 mixing champion Tony Vegas, and rappers Roots Munava and Harry Love are just some of the names who have
previously ripped shop at Audio Psy-phi.
Although Edinburgh boasts an impressive array of hip hop orientated nights, Audio Psy-phi is the only club that represent hip hop interests in Glasgow. Club organiser Paul Cawley, who ran Pharout at the Art School for three years, says he is aiming to build upon the enthusiasm of the handful of hip hop enthusiasts in Glasgow. 'With this club, we’re trying to build the foundations of a scene in Glasgow,‘ he says. We've been bringing really good guests up to try to inspire people to come along and check out what we’re d0ing.’
Cawley is also in charge of Phonetic, which is Soma’s new hip hop imprint. Phonetic will be launched in May or June with three 12in releases followed by a twelve-track sampler album to which all of Audio Psy-phi's previous guests will
'All of the guests we've had so far are totally into what we're doing here,’ enthuses Cawley. ’They love the atmosphere in the club and the reception the
crowd gives them.’
And what's more, the excellent guests nights continue with Gilles Peterson on
Thu 30 Apr. (Sarah Lowndes)
Free. Diarmid and Steve playing an across the board mix of ‘Sunday' tunes frqu tripped out jazz to drutn ‘n‘ bass. I Divine at Brel. 8.30-l lpm. Andrew and Alan Divine (Glasgow School Of Art) play you the stuff they play for themselves at home. Retro soul. Bobby Gentry. movie themes. etc. Pre-club.
I First Contact at The l3th Note Club (basement). l0pm-3ani. £2 (free before llpm). A blend of drum ‘n‘ bass frotn Rob G and Kemal. Note that the l3th 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
I Salsa Sabrosa at The Lime. *).3()pm—late. £4 (£3). 2‘) Mar only. Special one-off night frqu the people who bring you the weekly salsa classes. includes free half hour teaching session from 9.45pm.
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 on the last Sunday of the month by Maggie from Joy. Paul Traynor in Bar ()ne with R&B. hip hop. swing and soul. Drinks promos.
I Sorted at The Cathouse. l().30pm-3ani. £2 (£1.50; free before ll.3()pm). Indie/alternative vibe with drinks promos.
I Squat at The Apartment. 1 lpm—3am. £5. New night of extreme aural pleasure with (‘ris Biguzzi and Jim Hutchison goitig for zero tolerance ofcommercial tt'acks and opting for deep electro. house and techno. lixtra sound and £l drink promos.
I Velvet Rooms llpm—3am. £5. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open mix from classic house to soul and Martin llesketh in Roont One playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. All drinks £ l.
I Academia de Salsa at Porters. (i.30-l0.30pm. Highly popular salsa classes 6.30-8.30pm intermediate l session; 8.30-- 10.30pm beginners. No partner required. Pre-club.
I Bounce at Tin Patt Alley. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Suki with bouncey house tunes. Drinks promos.
I Burn at The Apartment. l lpm-3am. £3. DJs Normand Richard with the good time party grooves they used to get up to at Jet. ()0 ) drink promos.
I Spee racer at The Garage. l().30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Steven mixes up a few indie-dance classics and retro tunes for a busy. tip-for-it crowd in the main room. Drinks promos.
I Academia de Salsa at Porters.
(i.3()-- l().3()pm. Highly popular salsa classes for absolute beginners at 6.30pm; intermediate ll at 8.30pm. No partner required. Pre-club.
I Eden at The Velvet Rooms. llpm~3am. £3 (£2). Alan Ronald playing Britpop lll Rootn One and Scott Mckay with mellow house iii Room Two. Drinks pl'lllllOS.
I Flunk at The Lime. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Be hop to Brit pop. big beat and beyond with drinks two for one.
I Fun House at The Halt Bar (Lounge). 8 -l lptii. Free. Psychedelia. soul and soundtracks.
I Pop at Reds. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Indie and dance from DJ Robert Nichols. Drinks promos.
I Pump at Archaos. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2.50). Patil Traynor with R&B. swing. and dance. Drinks promos.
I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Insane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the charty choous of Gerry and Iain in the main room. Staggering drink promos.
I The Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s. ll.3()pm—3am. £3 (£l.50). Raymond
Davren‘s party type of affair at the straight night in this gay venue. Drinks promos.
I T.I.T at Trash. 10.30pm—3ant. £2. Student night featuring DJ Rory (formerly of Cop attd Chopper) with house classics and future anthems in Room One. Grahame with student faves in Room Two and extra beats in Room Three. Drinks promos.
I 70s Wonderland at The Cathouse. llpm—3am. £2 (£ l .50; free before
1 1.30pm). Seventies disco and futtk with drinks promos.
I Bennet's ll.30pm—3am. £2.50. DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Drinks promos. I Chopper at Betty's Mayonnaise. l().30pm—3.3()am. £4 (£2.50). House. 90s disco and pop frotn CJ (Archaos Thursdays). Drum ‘n' bass night Juice in Room Two. Drinks promos.
I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. ‘)—l lpm. Free. Richard Brown. of Glasgow's Sotna Records. guestitig every week (when he's not off to Miami) with a huge pile of white labels. Drinks promos.
I Dance Cafe at The Blythswood Hall. 200 Bath Street. 7.30— l().30pm. £4.50. Leroc 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 Sub Club. llpm—3am. Weekly night of intelligent techno to hard house from Domenic Gallacher. Tangent. Stevie Donaldson and JP.
I Jengaheads at The Living Room. 9pm—lllldlllglll. Free. Mainly big beat session with some daft tunes thrown in for good measure all frotn the Jengaheads (Paradise Island). Been rammed lately. get down early. Red Stripe £ l .50 and one house spirit ()Op. Drinks promos.
I The Mighty Bop at Babaza. 5.30pm—3am (DJs from I lptn). £2 (free before llpm). Garage. disco and house with Chris Harris. Drinks promos.
I Pushy at The Velvet Rooms. 10.30pin—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Tchico. playing soul. ragga. funk reggae. swing and hip hop in Room ()ne plus Stevie Smith with happy house. garage and classic dance iti Rooin Two.
I Sticky Fingers at The Attic. l0.30pm—3am. £2 (£1). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.
I 4th Dimension at Brel. 8.304 lpm. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion attd funk. Drinks promos. I Area 51 at McChuils Way Out West. 8pm—midnight. Free. Future fusion of funky noise from Shaft and Derick.
I Audio Psy-phi at Sub Club. llpm—3am. £3. Phar ()ut‘s Paul Cawley embarking on a voyage of hip hop. drutn 'n‘ bass and generally music with the ftiiik.
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Summer starts here! at The Lime
Strictly for the hot blooded
SUNDAY 29TH MARCH 9.30 ‘til late
£4.00, £3.00 concession. The Lime, Scott St. Glasgow”
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