Glasgow listings

Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed, provided up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Clubs listings compiled by Rory Weller and Jim Byers.


I 4th Dimension at Brel. 330-) lpm. Free. Andy Young play s jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos.

I Area 51 at McCliuill's Way ()tit West. Rpm—midnight. Free. Future fusion of funky noise from Shaft and Derick.

I Audio Psy-phi at The Sub Club.

l lpin 3am. £3. Phar ()ut‘s Paul Cawley embarking on a \oyage of hip hop. drum ‘n' bass and generally music with the funk. l4 May. Jurassic 5 guest. the band that look like beriig the biggest thing in hip hop since De La Soul. complete with producer. remixer and DJ extraordinaire Cut Chemist. 28 May DJ and producer Peanut Btitter Wolt'joined on the mic by Rasco. both from Stones Throw rec‘ords. I Bedazzled at The l3tlt Note (basement). ltlpm- 3am. £4 (£2). l4 May only. The Mackerel Conspiracy -— a Collection of professional \\ t’itel‘s and performers present a night of humoresque (sic) skits and unhinged sketches followed by a disco of cheesy lounge.

I B.E.S.T. at Babaza. llprn —3am. £3 (£2). .lim da Best with his trademark mix of cheese to please. Drinks pi'oltlos.

I Big Karn's Party Night at Heiiiieis. |l.3()pm 3am. £3 (£2). Karn Dunbar with Sns. ‘ltls and loads of camp nonsense. Drinks promos.

I Bonafide Love at The IRrh Note (‘lub (basement). llprn -3am. £2 (includes Pusher l3) 2S May and monthly. DJ Durkman ‘mcing tip the place' with top- class reggae. ragga and soca.

I Bud a at Budtla. Spin midnight. Free. Nick (iemnul with house crossing over into all sorts including drum ‘n‘ bass and hip hop.

I Cheeze at Stratltclyde Student Union. 9pm 3am. l'ree (students plus three guests). Now become the city largest cheesy beano with three floors of tack. pound pints of lager and 5()p a shot.

I Chicano at Havana. Spin—midnight. Free. The original Latin Dance DJ Nick Peacock \\ llll Latin grooy es. Barrio beats and the latest Salsa from Cuba. New York. Colombia and Puerto Rico with the legendary Nick Peacock.

I Club Barbarella at Strawberry Fields. ()bm 3am. £l.5() (£3). Three local unsigned bands from ‘) ll. l5pm then student. indie and cheesy retro until 3am. Bands wishing to play should call Barbara on 22 | 787 l.

I Cop at Archaos. ltlpm-«3am. £4 (£3). Btisy student house night from D] CJ and \"ance. Tani 'The Fuzz' (‘oyle does his indie/pop/kitsch stuff in Room 2. Drinks promos.

I Dee Jays In Disguise at \‘arieiy. h'pm‘close. Free. Hatch and .lilkes of Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance and techno. Check otrt their l’usher l3 night at The |3ih Note continuing on eyery week. Pie-club.

I Donkey at The Catliouse. llpm—3am. £2 l .50; free before ll.3()pm). lndie/grunge/industrial/chemical beats rock on a darker tip than The Cathouse's other nights. Drinks promos.

I Don't Front at The CCA Cafe Bar. 9pm—midnight. Jazzual. soulful beat music with DJs Ragged Robin and Paul Cawley. Pre-club.

I Fluffy at Reds. llpm—3ani. £3 (£2). A night of classic disco. peppered with the best contemporary house and garage. Drinks promos.

I Free Flow at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). 9pm—2am. Free. Keepin' it real with early Motown. ska. reggae. soul. JB super funk. Hammond jazz. 70s disco to hip hop. new and retro guitar pop. mm ie soundtracks. trip hop and

drum 'n’ bass with DJs Al Rutherford and Lindsey. La 'er £1 a pint.

I Future Pilot AKA, V Twin 8: Andrew Weatherall at The Ferry. Spin—late. £8. 2| May only. lixtremely interesting live gig with Sushil K. Dade's Future Pilot AKA performing in a dub/hip hop/jazz style and Glasgow‘s V Twin revealing their new ")8 sound of diverse sounds from Northern Soul to free Jazz. The night also features one Mr \V'eatherall. who never fails to amaze and excite. See Rock & Pop listings for more details.

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

I Hi Karate at the Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). l()pm—2.3()am. Free. The Hi Karate duo of Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine kick tip the funky break beats to a large and loyal crowd. This is one that is really jumping tonight.

I Impact at The Arches. l().3()pm—3am. £3. l4 May only. ()ne-off night as part of the FuncT ()8 festival. Hosted by Glasgow experimental music/art collective The Cyber Jazz Division. it combinesjungle. jazz and video. Tonight sees the collaboration between contemporary jazz group D.S. Murray Quartet. Ground Control (dub/hip hop/drum ‘n' bass). lid Higgins who worked with Weatherall and ()ne Dove. plus cyber art talents Videomancer.

I Hot Traxx at The Lime. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Seventies night with 7() drinks promos on vodka. beer. Pernod and Wild Turkey.

I lengaheads Cul De Sac Bar. ‘)-- l lpm. Free. Ali and Martyn of the Jengaheads with more of the same nonsense they are renowned for: big beats and a wee bit more. sometimes on four decks when they can be arsed. Drinks promos.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry"s. lt).3()pm—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 Pusher 13 at The l3th Note (ground floor). I lpm--3am. £2. Weekly night from Jilkes and Hatch of Knucklehead (Art School. Sats) giving tip electro funk beats to a crowd following on from their Variety pub gig. Getting pretty busy down there on a Thursday night.

I Reggae Ravers at The Lime. l().3()pm—3ani. £4 (£3/£2 before llpm). 2| May and fortnightly. DJ Jake with a new roots reggae night run by the same crew who rut on the Salsamania nights. I Richar Howie at Russell's Bar/Cafe. 8—l lpm. Free. Richard Howie with deep. jazzy house.

I Root Down at The Queen Margaret L'nion. ltlpm—2am. Free before llprn. £3 (members £2). East Village Pharmacy hosts an evening of hip hop. big beats and funky squeaks.

I Rumble at The Garage. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night ofcharty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Snogtastic!

I Salsamania at The Lime. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3/ £2 before llpm) l4 May and fortnightly. The Academia de Salsa and Club Cubana DJs host a night of the very best in Latin grooves.

I Slide at The Bedsit. (rpm-lam. Free. liarly -nighter to ease you into the weekend with board games. Playstations. pool and a catholic music policy. Pre- club.

I Sly at Trash. llpm—3ani. £4 (£3). The guys who ran the monthly events at the Tunnel. combining house with outrageous behaviour start up this new weekly night offering more of the same. Neil and Frog in the main room for big anthems and cheesy nonsense plus Disco Dan in Room Two. Dress up in some sort of sexy/glammy gear and you get in free. Drinks promos.

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

I TVR at The Velvet Rooms. llpm-3ain.

£4 (£3). New night featuring the Tunnel's Michael Kilkie and Send in the main room for top-class house; plus Daddy G in the front room with swingbeat and soul. All drinks £l all night.

I Wanna Play? l().3()pm—3.30am. £4 (£2.50 with ntatric card). Student night 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.

I loan at The 13th Note. l()pm--3am. l0pm-3am. Price the. 2| May and monthly. High-concept night designed by and for people a bit bored with your usual run-of-the-mill cltib nights. Live bands. comedy. specially commissioned films and easy listening music from DJ Dom.


I The Ark at The Tunnel. llpm—3.3()am. £7 (£5). If you‘ve got a new YSL shirt or Dolce 8; Gabanna frock and you're wondering where to go. it's gotta be The Tunnel tonight. Top class international DJ. producer and shop assistant Michael Kilkie. Scott Mackay and [ammo (Rhumba) take no prisoners in the main roorn for large-scale hard house dancefloor detonators. plus Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in Room Two. All drinks £l before I 2.30am. Smart. stylish and glarnmy.

I Bar 10 8pm close. Free. Stevie Donaldson and Bios with super quality minimal house and techno for a crowd making sure the weekend kicks-off with an almighty bang. Pie-club.

I Bargo Spin—midnight. Free. Regular pie-club night at this phenomenal bar in the Merchant City. with guest DJs on an underground dance vibe.

I Bennets l l.3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Grant Duff with an upbeat dance night. Gay.

I Brilliant at The Underground (formerly The Venue). lt).3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Gordon Tennant will) a commercial mix ofchart dance and indie offerings. Drinks romos.

I Bud a at Btidda. 8pm- midnight. Free. Solemusic's Stevie Middleton with laid- back garage and deep house. Drinks promos. Pie-club.

I Buena Vista at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). lt)pm—2.3()am. £3. A slice of Latin jazz and funk from Mark and Michael of Delaney's Rhythm Section.

I Bump 'n' Hussle at Babaza. 5.30pm—3am (DJs from llpm). £5 (free before I lpm). £5. Paul 'l‘raynor with

RA; B. soul and swing in this exceptionally pretty and comfy subterranean club.

I Cheesy Pop at The Queen Margaret Union. l()pm—2am. Free before I lpm. £3 (£2 members). Beast of a student night now moved from the Thursday with silly tunes aplenty and Carlsberg only 70p.

I Crucial Vibes at The Bedsit. ()pllF-Ztllll. £2 (free before llpin). 22 May and fortnightly. DJ Gtis playing all the latest in reggae. ragga. dub and roots. plus classics.

I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. ‘)—l lpm. Free. Anton and Doug with pre-club head phunk.

I Deep Fried at The l3th Note Club. llpm—3am. £3. The Kung Funk Collective with reggae. dub and mellow grooves on the ground floor and hip hop. big beat and funk in the basement. Note that The l3th Note has now moved to Clyde Street and is open as a bar from 8pm.

I 4th Dimension at The Baby Grand. ()pin—midnight. Free. Andy Young and Danny play jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos. Pre-club.

I Katch at The Cathouse. lt).30pm—3ani. £3 (£2.50; free

beforel l.3()pm). Three floors of rock. hip hop. chemical beats. grunge and contemporary indie. Drinks promos.

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H it list The best Glasgow clubs this fortnight.

'Slam The legendary Jeff Mills (Detroit) pictured above joins Slam as they play the Arches for the last time this year. if you missed the last night of Slam, here‘s a second chance (sort of). The Arches, Sun 24 May.

Phonetics Freestylers (see Phacttile) play live at this end-of-week night based around deep, jazzy, funky beats run in conjunction With the new Soma imprint of the same name. Brought to you by Paul Cawley of Thursday Sub Club Psy Phi fame C64, Sun 77 May.

Cool Lemon House-style Detroit DJ Terence Parker (Seven Grand Housing Authority) joins residents Paterson and Price and the first lull-scale live show from local guys Bios (Black Nation). The Arches, Sat 76 May and monthly.

Pure Twitch, Brainstorm & Dribbler welcome the hard techno and funky house of Kevin Saunderson, jazz dance master 'Dr' Bob and Pure Science aka Phivos Sebastiane (formerly The SCientist) playing live. The Arches, Sat 23 May.

I Lime at The Lime. llpm--3am. £4 (£3). DJ Cammy with house. garage and nu soul. Drinks promos.

I Love Bug at The Garage. lt).3()pm—3am. £3 (£4). An eclectic mix of good-time party tunes. Drinks promos. I Mojo at Mojo. ()pin—midnight. Free. DJ Scud (Reds/Velvet Rooms) with soulful garage and disco grooves.

I Parklife at The Arena. lt).30pm-3ant. £4 (£3). Glasgow‘s first and foremost Britpop night. playing classic dance/pop/indie/retro/soul sounds from the (ins to the ()(ls. Drinks promos all night.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. llpm-3arn. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. downstairs for DJ Michelle in main Club with 90s club and indie or down in the Trophy Room with lna for a more commercial mix. Gay.

I Radio City at The Attic. l().3()pni—3am. £3 (£2). The original retro club. playing Stax. Motown. Stones. The Who. etc.

I Rapt at The Apartment. llpm—3am. £8. Jim Da Best playing a wildly eclectic mix of big tunes. crossing genres like itobodv's business.

I Reds I (pm—3am. £5 (£3). Easy-going mix of disco. funk and contemporary chart dance.

I Sabroso! at Havana. Spin—midnight. Free. Club Cubana’s Duncan Kane and Shannon Shiell joined by Ana and Farah fora wide range of hi-NRG Latin and tropical floor-shakers from techno- merengue to the latest Latin rap. via smooth salsa and retro Latin grooves.

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14—28May 1998 THE usm