Name Freddy Fresh.
Real name Freddy Schmid. looks Like A large Latino lad. Lives Minneapolis.
Marital Status Married, one 17-year-old
son (who records as the invisible Man for his Socket label).
Known As The Minneapolis b~boy and funk merchant.
Records For Various labels, including Synewave and Harthouse, but also on his own Butterbeat, Analogu, Borigua and Socket imprints.
How Many Records Made 100 and rising.
Been Remixed By The Propellerheads and The Bassbin Twins.
Previous Occupation Pizza delivery boy and trophy etcher.
Worked With Woody Mcbride, Thomas Heckmann, Carl tekebusch and Steve Stoll.
Style Of Music Freddy makes electro, hip hop, techno, Latino jazz and samba in a variety of guises. it has been described as 'old skool electro and mutant hip hop breaks, laced with modern day acid and techno infiuences‘.
Dis All over the world, including Japan, Australia, Europe and America
Weird Obsessions Freddy is obsessed
with 'anaiogue' sounds. and owns loads
of rare synths and keyboards.
Must iiear His debut album on Harthouse Accidentally Classic, which was inspired by a trip to Puerto Rico where is wife is originally from. Also his Well-received Drum Lesson EP. interesting Fact Number 1 ’C’mon', a track from Freddy's recent Barrio Grooves EP is being used as the music on a television advert for Pete Tong‘s radio show.
interesting Fact Number 2 Freddy‘s
recent Essential Mix selection on Radio 1
has been hailed as one of the best ever. For Future Reference Freddy will be DJing at the Creamfields and Universe festivals before he reaches Glasgow. look Out For His new single 'Down For The Count' which is out now, taken from his eagerly awaited long player which should be out in summer.
I Freddy Fresh Dis at Elements, Trash, Glasgow, Wed 6 May.
88 THE LIST 30 Apr—14 May 1998
I Apartment at The Apartment. llpm-3am. £8. Robin Burrows with club classics in this stylish and snug venue.
I Archaos at Archaos. l lpm-3atn. £8 (£6). Chris Harris and A]. tnix up garage and house for a busy. moderately dressy crowd. with Scott and Geoff playing club classics in Rootn Two. Paul Traynor playing R&B. swing and hip hop in Room Three.
I Bar 10 9pm—midnight. Free. Busy hard house pre-club with Nick Peacock and guests.
I Bargo 8pm—midnight. Free. Dancey pre-club night with guest DJs from some of the better underground club nights in the city.
I Bennets l 1.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix. Drinks promos. Gay.
I Brilliant at The Underground (formerly The Venue). l().30pm-3am. £3 (£2.50). Gordon Tennattt back again fora commercial mix ofcltart dance and indie offerings. Drinks promos.
I Budda at Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Soletnusic‘s Stevie Middleton and Andrew Wicks taking it week about for garage and deep house. Drinks promos. I The Cathouse 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3.50; £2.50 before l 1.30pm). Three ﬂoors of rock. grunge. contemporary indie and indie dance. A bit cheesier and more accessible than before. Drinks promos.
I Classic FM at Fury Murry's.
llpm—3. 15am. £5 (£3). Club classics itt the main room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean Webster. Quality indie music from Twister upstairs.
I Club 69 Rocksy's Basement. iOpm—2.30am. £5. Martin. Wilba attd Barrie of Rub-A-Dub playing the best and deepest from the underground. joined frequently by guests of high standing. Well worth the taxi fare out from the city. but note the midnight curfew. On 9 May they welcome Michael Fiedel (MMM Records. Berlin) to the club. one half of the production duo Erik & Fiedel.
pla in the UK for the first time.
I glug Cubana at The Bedsit. 9pm—2am. £4 (£3). 9 May and fortnightly. Great Latin sounds with proceeds going to the Scottish Cuban Solidarity Campaign.
I Colours at The Arches. 10.30pm—4am. £12. 9 May and monthly. Hard and progressive house from three of the leaders ofthe ﬁeld with Sasha. John Digweed and CJ Mackintosh using the lovely extended Arches with the new bar. Top class action from the Colours crew as ever.
I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. 9—1 lptn. Free. Spin-back king Jim Hutchison front Teknotis with hard house and techno. Drinks promos.
I Divine at Glasgow School OfArt (downstairs). lOpm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School OfArt students). Andrew Divine and Hush Puppy with Northern soul. Hammond grooves. bubblegum pop. wah wah funk. tnoog power and chemical breakbeats.
I Edwards at Edwards. 8pm—midnight. Free. Brian McGarry with commercial garage and house.
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 l3th Note Club. l0pm—3am. £3 (free before I lptn). Steven and Paul Watt with two floors of soul. Latin. jazz and funk. Note that the 13th Note has now moved to Clyde Street and is 0 en as a bar from 8pm.
I Full n at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. £8. Joe Deacon. Billy Reid and guests with happy hardcore and banging house. I The Garage l0pm—3am. £6 (£4); £l off before llpm. An honest-to-goodness top night out with charty dance sounds downstairs from Dave Ross and alternative sounds in the attic.
I Hot Pants at The Old Fruitmarket. llpm—late. £8. 2 May only. Disco anthems and theatrical shenanigans frotn the Hopscotch Theatre Company who have been touring with Abigail's Party.
Chicago's Green Velvet, aka Cajmere, plays live at Aquaplanet, The Arches, Glasgow, Sun 3 May. Juan Atkins and Mike Grant from Detroit's
DJ Grant gets dragged up for the night of 70s action that promises ‘big hair. big beats and big fun‘.
I Home Cookin’ at Babaza. 5.30pttt—3am (DJs front llptn). £5 (free before llpm). Pumping mix from Grahame Wilson of futtk. t'are groove and hip hop.
I Knucklehead at Glasgow School ()f Art (upstairs). lOpm—late. £4 (£2.50 Glasgow School OfArt students). Underground electronics presented by detn 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. llptn—3ant. £6 (£4). DJ Fitz with a commercial clubby mix plus £l drink promo.
I Love Boutique at The Arches. l().3()pm-«lam. 2 May and monthly. Scotland‘s fittest night of hard camp/mixed action with resident DJ Roy joined by Death In Vegas' Richard Fearless. The Heavenly Social resident thrilled last year at love Boutiques Art School night. so prepare yourself for a top mix of electro. house techno attd even hip hop.
I Lure at R.G.‘s. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJs Ziggy attd Bob get housey for a crowd heading off to Archaos and Sub Club. Pre-club.
I Motion at Bom. 10.30pm—3atn. £7 (£5). Uplifting vocal house from 23rd Precinct’s Kris Keegatt and Keith Pyper. 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 lna with a camp tttix of
housey faves and anthems. or down in the Trophy Rootn with John for 80s pop. punk and new wave. Gay.
I Reds llpm-3am. £6 (£5). A packed night specialising itt tnaittstreatn dance. funk. rap and house. Intimate. smart and friendly.
I Revolution at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJ Tchico of Virunga with his lusty Latin sounds.
I Slam at The Basement. iOpm—3am. £8. 9 May and monthly. Slam open the next chapter of their career with Stuart and Orde playing at this tiny club every month. Hard house attd techno for the few. Because the capacity is so limited it's ticket only. so you need to send your name attd address (no money though) to Slattt Events. 2nd Floor. 22 Jamaica Street. Glasgow. GI JQD attd then you pay your £8 on the night.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £5. Party night with 60s sounds.
I Stereo at The Asylum (Caledonian
Metroplex Records DJ
Uttiversity Union). 9pm—-2atn. £3 (free before midnight). Alternative indie night with DJs Rowan and An vela.
I Strathclyde Universrty Student Union l()pm-3am. Free. lttdie dance anthems in Level 8 attd Vance and Adeel playing clttb anthems iii The Dark Room. Drinks promos.
I Sub Culture at Sub Club. l0.30pm—5ant. £8. Harri attd Domenic lord it over the legendary night of nice 'n' groovy. hard hittin‘. funky house at the king of Scottish underground dattce venues. ()tt 2 May Harri is off DJing at Cream Fields. but Domenic is joined by Kenny Hawkes and Luke Solomon from London‘s Space. Both Harri and Domenic have played at Space and say the vibe was pretty much the same. so expect Hawkes and Solomon to fit the Subbie groove nicely.
I Trash llpnte3am. £7 (£5). House itt Room ()tte with DJ Matt. funk itt Room Two frottt Paul N'Jie plus eclectic beats by lttttes in Room Three.
' I Triumph at The Tunnel.
llptn—3.3()ant. £7 (£5). A huge night of ltaliatt attd UK house at one of the country's best looking venues. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery take on the main rootn while Kevin McFarlane and Steven Lee offer up a different vibe with a wide mix of soul. funk attd dance classics in Rootn Two. Smart dress code. On 2 May Triumph hooks up with Luke Neville and Scott Bond from Gatecrasher joining the residents.
I Velvet Rooms lOpnt—late. £8 (£4 before midnight). DJ Scud itt Room Two with house. garage and club classics. John Lyons in Room One playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.
I Vinyl Frontier at The Queen Margaret Union. lOpm-2am. £4 (£3 members). 2 May only. Techno and hard house night run by local club promoters at what is now pretty much the only club in the West End. Students can sign in four guests.
I Aquaplanet at The Arches. llpm—«iam. £12.50. 3 May only. After last month's line-up you‘d think they'd surpassed themselves. but no. Tonight it's a Metroplex party featuring the tnighty innovator Juan Atkins (Detroit) headlining the DJ line-up and 01' wiggy. Green Velvet performing live. Not only that. but you've also got Mike Grant and Lars Sandberg (Funk D‘Void) DJing too. They don't really get tnuch bigger than this. See Panel attd Hit list.
I Bamboogie at Babaza. llpm—3ant. £3. Uplifting vocal garage attd house