OLIIBS listings


I Rona ride Love at The I3th Note. l0pm—3am. £2 (free before I lpm). 26 Mar only. DJ Duckman nicing up the place with positive. pulsating Caribbean rhythms. Reggae. ragga and soca sounds abound.

I B.E.S.T. at Babaza. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Jim da Best with his trademark mix of cheese to please. Drinks promos.

I Dig Kern's Party Night at Bennets.

l l.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Karn Dunbar with 80s. 90s and loads of camp nonsense. Drinks promos.

I Bomb at The Velvet Rooms. l0.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Night of soul. rap. R&B and swingbeat featuring Martin Hesketh and Mike Campbell.

I Cheeze at Strathclyde University Student Union. 9pm-3am. Free (students plus three guests). Now become the city‘s largest cheesy beano with three floors of tack. £l pints of lager and 50p a shot.

I Cheesy Pop at Queen Margaret Union. lOpm—2am. £2.50 (£2). Beast of a student night with silly tunes aplenty and Carlsberg only 70p. QMU closed from 20 Mar—20 Apr.

I Chief at Trash. I lpm—3am. £4 (£2) Studenty mix of indie. pop. disco and

DJ Top Five


Club 69 has been running every Saturday in the basement of the Koh l Knoor in Paisley for just over five years. lts unashamedly deep, uncompromising music policy regularly gets the night, run ‘by Rub-A-Dub's DJ Fish and DJ Shite. into the clubs-of-the-year lists in the dance mags. This is a DJ top 6 because each track represents a different element of the club.

‘GIlaxy 2 Galaxy': UR (Underground Resistance)

‘Hie-tech jazz that sums up the club at its best.’

‘35": 812 (Warp)

'The return ofthe maestros. Prime time mover and groover.’

'Don't Fall AsleepISpace Love’: Leila -mm

'Downtempo trip shit for the crazy headz.‘

'EP’: The Brothers Fuck (Murder Capital)

'Dark electronic bassno. Booyaka' lj‘looniiflit'qheo Parrish (Sound

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'Subliminal house. Like Moodyman on a good day.’

'Electronic Warfare': UR (Underground Resistance)

.‘fipitomises 69. Do not allow yourself to programmed.‘

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classics. Drinks promos.

I Club Barbarella at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £1.50 (£3). Three local unsigned bands from 9—! l.l5pm then student. indie and cheesy retro until 3am. Bands wishing to play should call Barbara on 0l4l 221 787L

I Cop at Archaos. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Busy student house night from DJ CJ and Vance. Tam Coyle ‘The Fuzz' does his indie/pop/kitsch stuff in Betty‘s Mayonnaise. which is part of the Archaos complex. Drinks romos.

I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. 8pm—close. Free. Hatch and Jilkes of Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance and techno. Pre-club.

I Donkey at The Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £2 (£1.50; free before ll.3()pm). lndie/grunge/industriaI/chemical beats rock on a darker tip than The Cathouse‘s other nights. Drinks promos.

I Fluffy at Reds llpm-3aiii. £3 (£2). A night ofclassic disco. peppered with the best contemporary house and garage. Drinks promos.

I Free Flow at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). l0pm—2am. Free. Jazz/funk/soul indie night with host Alan Rutherford. Drinks promos.

I Helter Skelter at The Underground (formerly The Venue). l0.30pm~3am. £3 (£2.50). Student-orientated music. with retro tracks next to contemporary indie frotn Gordon Tennant.

I Hi Karate at Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). l()pm-2.30aiii. Free. The Hi Karate duo of Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine kick tip the funky break beats to a large and loyal crowd. 26 Mar they welcome Matt Cantor of the Freestylers and Freskanova Records.

I Hot Traxx at The Lime. llpm~3am. £3 (£2). Seventies night with 70 drinks promos on vodka. beer. Pernod and Wild Turkey.

I Jengaheads Cul De Sac Bar.

9—l lpm. Free. Ali and Martyn of the Jengaheads with more of the satne nonsense they are renowned for: bigbeats and a wee bit more. sometimes on four decks when they can be arsed. Drinks promos.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry's. l0.30pm-3. l5am. £5 (£3). Fine indie. house and disco sounds downstairs with Chemical Beats (Chem Bros. David Holmes. big beat etc) upstairs. Drinks promos.

I Nation at Edwards. Spin—midnight. Free. New house night from Kris Keegan at this new(ish) bar going for the pic-club crowd for the first time. Drinks promos and games.

I Nimbus at The 13th Note. l()pm—3am. £2. 2 Apr only. Mix of electro. jungle and house from Michael Peck. Norse t 'ed and Du .

I Rum Ie at The Garage. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night of charty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Snogtastic!

I Russell Bar Cafe 8—l lpm. Free. Deep jazzy house with DJ Richard Howie.

I Salsa Classes at The Lime. £4 (£3.50). 7.l5—l0.30pm. Pre-club salsa classes for the hot-blooded. no need to bring a partner. Teaching begins at 7.30pm and tickets for the club after are available on request.

I Slide at The Bedsit. 7pm—mitlnight. Free. Early nighter to ease you into the weekend with boardgaiiies. Playstations. pool and a catholic music policy. Pre- club.

I Tchic at The Apartment. Midnight—3am. £3. DJ Tchico (Virunga) with a night of R&B. swing and hip hop. Drinks promos.

I Wanna Play? l0.30pm--3.30am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). Student nigltt featuring Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekends) and Lisa. playing a mix of classic house anthems plus treasure hunts and wheel of fortune. Drinks promos.

I X-Rated at The Asylum (Caledonian University Union). 9pm—2am. £2 (£l ). Chart and dance in the main room with DJ Ray plus indie and live music in Room Two.


Edinburgh listings

I As It Comes at The Wee Red Bar. 4—7pm. Free. Live electronica. Plus a late night session on the third Friday of every month (£3).

I Big Beat at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5 (£4); £2.50 before

I 1.30pm. 27 Mar. Monthly. The last night at La Belle for Big Beat. with their usual blend of exciting (lililCCliUOl‘jilZZ. Expect a Big Beat/Lizzard Lounge collaboration at Cafe Graffiti once a month.

I Boogie Mo Dynamo at The Venue. Next date 3 Apr. Monthly.

I Catwalk ()pin—lam. Free. Moisey and Phil Alcock with garage. house. funk and beats.

I Cathouse at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3; £2 with flyer. Price includes entry to Katch antl Voodoo Chile. Popular night of rock/indie-basetl sounds.

I CC. Blooms llpm~3am. Free. Free club downstairs at this popular gay pub. Playing a party mix ofcommercial dance and Iii-energy house. Full to bursting at weekends.

I Century 2000 llpm—3am. £5. ()ver l8s. Commercial dance music for a mainstream city centre crowd. No ripped jeans. steel toe-caps or trainers.

I Club Bezique at The Wee Red Bar. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). 27 Mar. Monthly on the last Friday of the month. Madcap 80s music and appropriate dressing tip. Practise your inoonwalking and dress lo impress.

I Club Latino at The Bongo Club. First date l()Apr. Monthly thereafter.

I Divine Divas at The Venue. 9.30pm—3atn. Price the. 20 Mar. livery four weeks. Popular women-only night on the top floor.

I The Drop Out at The Wee Red Bar. l0.30piii—3am. £3 before midnight. £4 after. 20 Mar. Fortnightly. The Drop ()tit returns to the art college with its mix of mod. beat. soul. psychedelia. soundtracks and ()()s garage punk. Plus groovy visuals.

I eh1 More at eh I. ()pm—lam. Free. Local DJs spin quality garage and house in this intimate bar. Gordon Mac and Gary Mac on 20 Mar. Jim Byers and Gav l.er on 27 Mar. Free entry with good drinks iromos.

I Evo at the Liquid Room. l0.30pm—late. £4. A healthy mix of music. taking in anything from Blur. Pavement and ()asis to Public Enemy. Jackson 5 and Underworld. A long- i'unning and seriously popular night still doing promos in association with some of the country's best record labels. Selected bottles £l before I l.30pm. A must.

I Gold at The Attic. llpm—3am. £3 (£2 ). A trip to the 80s in pleasant and easy going surroundings.

I Higher Ground at The Honeycomb. llpm—3am. £7. 27 Mar. Monthly. US house and garage in the front. old skool beats in the back. Cool music. cool crowd. Call (HI I SH) 220 for more.

I High Rollin' at Negociants. ()pm--3am. Free. Busy Friday night with Dr A] (Astromotel. Higher Ground). Jotii Lyley (Tribal Funktion. Scratch). AJ (Blacka'nized) and Gino (Higher Ground) mixing soulful house with hip hop. funk and disco.

I Homeless at The Shooting Gallery. l()pm—3am. Price tbc. 27 Mar. Monthly. Cracking night of fresh beats. ranging from Fat City to Reprazent and loads more in between. Playing live are Manchester's reportedly wicked Jimpster. Support on the decks is from Chubby Grooves. Head-nodding or floor-burning? I don't know. btit it's worth a visit. Call 04 l() 323 ()o() for more.

I Jazz Joint at Henry's Cellar Bar. l()pm—3am. £4. A healthy mix of live music and DJs. Soul jazz. outfit Basic Collective (20 Mar) rotate fortnightly with eight-piece Latin jau combo the El Cometa All Stars (27 Mar). Eli'.’ Wun!

supports Basic. while Lizzard Lounge DJs support the El Cometas. Small venue. big boho vibe.

I Katch at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £3; £2 with llyer. Price includes entry to Cathouse and Voodoo Chile. Eighties and 90s indie dance.

I Kerplunk at Cltib Mercado. 10.30pm—3am. £5; two for one with Snapfax. 27 Mar. Fortnightly. Trendy Wendy and Grandmaster Fly with party tunes from the 70s. Happy Hour llpm-midnight.

I The Lane at The Lane. llpm—3pm. £3 before midnight: £5 thereafter; members free. Residents Jon Flowers and Kev McGinley with a wide dance-based playlist.

I Lift at The Vaults. l0.30pm-3am. £5 members; £7 non-members. 27 Mar. Lift returns for a one-off at The Vaults. Special guests are the Liberator DJs Aaron and Julian. Lift residents Paul and Euan assist. Expect acid trance. drum 'n' bass and trip hop over two rooms. Patrick Hart (Purple Moon) and DJ Believe

(Nti )honic Sound) are in the back.

I The Living Room ‘ipni—lam. Free. Andrew Moisey. Dillon and Christopher Wright with a freestyle mix ofdance sounds in this well-situated bar.

I Lowlife at The Wee Red Bar. llpm-3am. £5 (£4). 20 Mar. Every third Friday of the month. Funk. jazz. hip hop and disco.

I Madchester at La Belle Angele. Next date |() Apr. Monthly.

I Made In Iguana at Iguana Cafe Bar. Spin—lam. Free. Gareth Sommerville (Cream. Hard Times. Shindig. Sub Club. Yip Yap. Atomic Baby) with a relaxed selection of hip hop. garage and house in this has ' bar.

I Magic Moments at The Cavendish. 91)!)1—3ttlll. £5. ()ver 25s only. Stuart dress. Nojeans. no trainers. Live bands every week. Sixties antl 70s music. Ground floor only.

I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm-3am. Price the. Swing. hip hop and soul upstairs. reggae and ragga downstairs at this long-running night hosted by Sir ()ssie.

I Manga at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5 members; £7 non- members. 20 Mar. Monthly. Properjump tip drum 'n' bass/jungle with a collection of Scotland's finest DJs. Willi Manga residents DJ Kid and G-Mac. plus The General. Ruff B. MC Feelman and MC Pressure. Excellent visuals courtesy of VJ A-Dan. The PM Scientists residents '/.oe Richardson and Damian Lazurus are up on l7 Apr. Ray Keith. Doc Scott and Fabio follow incoming months. Call

()l 3l 220 5575 for more.

I Midnight Blue at Cafe Graffiti. l()pm-2am. £5 (£4). Fresh jazz/soul/blues night which promotes a healthy mixture of live music and DJs. Regularly pulling over 250 people. Well worth checking if you‘re after something a bit different.

I Moroccan Clouds at Po Na Na. l()pm—3ani. Free before llpm; £2 after. Weekly. DJ 4th Vartnint with disco. funk. ()0s. 70s. 80s. hip hop and cheese at this busy bar/club.

I A Night Less Ordinary at The Jaffacake. l()pm-3am. £4: £3 with flier. New Friday with an anything goes attitude. Wacky. {any gameshow-type fort and frolics with good drinks promos. Expect a freestyle mix of mainstream music.

I Normal at Wilkie House. 10.30pm—3am. £7 members; £8 non- members. 20 Mar. l-‘ortnightly. Hard house and funky techno with guests Coliii Dale and Rich Willock (Zap. Que Club. Renaissance. Escape). Melt Records lst birthday party in the backroom with Beaumont Hannant. Tim Germ and many others. Luke Slater and CJ Bolland to follow in coming weeks. I The Outhouse 5—7pm. Free. Chill out downstairs after work with chilled tunes and cheap boo/.e.

I Planet Earth at The Citrus.

l lpm—3am. £4. A busy and long-running night of 80s and 70s sounds where New

. Romantics. punks. glam rockers and