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’Tortoise v Derrick Carter': Derrick Carter Remix (City Slang)

Derrick Carter gets deep on your ass with two mixes of post-rock weirdos Tortoise. It's pretty good too.

’biggln' 2044‘: Phuture Retro (ironicsole)

Stevie Middleton and Julian Bendall get nasty with the deepness on the title track, in a kind of lam at The Sub Club- style. Picking up the quality vibe left by Fred Everything.

'Funkyglove': The Memzee (Wot's The SP)

Big, big, big UK garage vibe on this vocal from vocalist/producer Memzee. On a skippy, uplifting vibe.

‘Movin' On': Prospect Park feat. Carolyn Harding (AMzPM)

Another big vocal from AMzPM. This time, it‘s another version of the oldie made famous by Roach Motel back in '91. Mixes from Negro, Matthew Roberts, Dem 2 and Terry Lee Brown.

‘Fairplay’: Coco 8: The Bean (Mantra) High quality moody hip hop/R 'n' B/soul from Edinburgh outfit. Gwen Esty's vocals are particularly strong.

‘On My Mind': Charismatix (Rogue Music)

Edinburgh's Gareth Sommerville and Gavin Sutherland with a varied tour- track EP for a local label. The title track is a tuft, New York/Farley 8: Heller-ish groove, while ’Shelter‘ is more of a Catch-style garage outing. Flip for two middle-of-the-night instrumentals.

’lnspiration a Light': Universal Principles (Soma)

Funky summer vibes from Glasgow‘s Nick Peacock. with assistance from Glen Gibbons (Equus, Rejuvination) and Siam’s Stuart McMillan. Think Black Science Orchestra meets Scott Grooves meets Roy Ayers.

‘Fragnentsflime in Space': Future Engineers (Temple Music)

Deep, cosmic drum 'n' bass from the Future Engineers on this Scottish label. One for the Bukem crew.

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I Triumph at The Tunnel.

“pm—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. Now with drinks promos all night throughout the summer. Replaced by Cream on 27 Jun. 4 Jul Triumph

welcome the sensational double header of Mixmug's favourite female DJ superstar . Sonique and Graeme Gold.

I Velvet Rooms 10pm—3pm. £8 (£4 before midnight). DJ Scud in Room Two with house. garage and club classics. John Lyons in Room One playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.


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

I Bennet's ll.30pm—3arn. £3 (£2). Up- ternpo high energy with Jan Frazer. Gay. Drinks promos.

I Born at The Born. llpm—3am. £4. Steven Foy. Joe Deacon and guests with club classics.

I Brian And Brian at The Garage (upstairs). llpm—3am. £2 (£1). Two DJs called Brian playing indie. Britpop and maybe some retro stuff too. Drinks promos.

I Budda at Budda. Spin—midnight. Free. New York Alliance‘s Colin Walker playing a deep mix to bring your weekend to a close. Drinks promos.

I Club Jamaica at The Underground (formerly The Venue). 10.45pm-3arn. £2 (£1). Reggae night from Sweet T playing dub to soul. all with a reggae tinge. Drinks promos.

I Club Mouth at The 13th Note (Tub. lOpm—2.30am. £2 (free before 1 lpm). Bizarre eclectic mix of ‘Guitar. beats. punk psych. past. present. future‘. with a late-drinking. nae dancin‘ policy brought to you by Marky P. et al.

I Cubana Chant at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Free. An evening of easy Latin. Latin-jazz and Latin funk from Charlie lnman plus guests.

I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar. 9—llpm. Free. Diarrnid and Steve playing an across-the-board mix of ‘Sunday’ tunes from tripped-out jazz. to drum ‘n‘ bass.

I Divine at Brel. 8.30—11pm. Andrew and Alan Divine (Glasgow School ()f Art) play you the stuff they play for themselves at borne. Retro soul. Bobby Gentry. movie themes. etc. Pie-club.

I Disco Extravaganza at Fury Murry's. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Studenty night of party tunes from DJs Dave and Phil. All drinks £ 1.

I Nils Petter Molvaer at The Old Fruitmarket. 10.30pm—12.30am. £12 (£10). 5 Jul only. Norwegian trumpeter playing electric jazz who is achieving cult status. getting remixed by Rockers Hi Fi and Ninja Tunes' The Herbaliser. Live trumpet fused with samples and beats.

I Optimo at The Sub Club. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Freakbeat electro. driving Detroit and 80s synthpop from yer hosts Jilkes and Twitch plus live bands and film events. Drinks promos all night.

I Please Yourself at Trash. 1 lpm—3am. £5 (£3). Stevie Smith with a mellow Sunday mix from funk. soul. swing and hip hop to garage.

I Reggae Vibrations at The t3rh Note Club (Basement). 10.30pm-3am. £2. New weekly reggae night from DJ Jake who has been workin the Glasgow reggae scene for a while now playing real roots reggae. but this is his first residency.

I Shirley's Tern le at Archaos. 11pm—3am. £5 ( 3). A trippy mix of camp theatncals 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 1

with RétB. hip hop. swing and soul. Drinks promos.

I Sorted at The (‘athouse 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1.50; free before

1 1.30pm). Indie/alternative vibe with drinks promos.

I Straight Ahead at McChuill‘s Way ()ut West. 8-1 1pm. Free. Goodfoot tnob and friends playing an extremely diverse selection of soul. jazz. funk and dub, Check out the related l‘ptight night at the Bedsit fortnightly too.

I Super Disco at The Apartment. llpm--3am. £3. The Super Disco crew with an end of week disco blowout. £1 a


.I Velvet Rooms 1 1pm-3am. £5. Martin

Hesketh in Room ()ne. playirtg mellow

hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. Alan Ronald in Room Two. with an open mix from classic house to soul. All drinks £ 1.


I Academia De Salsa at Porters. ().3()~l0.30pm. Highly popular salsa classes. Absolute beginners

(i,3()- S30pm; beginners H.30-- 10.30pm. No partner required. Pre-club.

I Burn at The Apartment. llpm—3am. £3. DJs Norm and Richard with the good-time party grooves they used to provide at Jet. o0p drinks promos. b Jul. old Mr Nice drops by to play a few records.

I Echo Beach at The Polo Lounge. 9.30pm~midnight. Free. DJ Joit playing classic Slls retro with a touch of punk and

I Handbag Factory at Tin Pan Alley. ll.30prn 3am. £3 (£2). DJ Stella with the big handbag/hardbag tunes. All drinks £1.50.

I Speedracer at The (iarage.

10.30pm 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.

(130- 10.30pm. Highly popular salsa classes. Beginners 6.30 8.30pm; intermediatev—advanced 8.30 10.30pm. No partner required. Pre-club.

I Brazilica at Havana. (rpm- midnight. Free. Night of Brazilian dance music with DJ Thaissa Domingos and a free dance class at 6pm. Music ranges from Ara Ketu. ('hico ('esar to (‘aetano Velosa. plus all the latest lambada and samba reggae sounds fresh from this year‘s carnival season.

I Buffo at The 13111 Note (.‘lub (ground floor). 11pm~3am. £1. Jer t from Dawson) hits the turntables with some noisy guitars. dub. drum 'n' bass. hip hop and jarring unrelated chunks of folk music from around the globe.

I Ceroc Dance at The Underground. 7.30—10.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Ceroc is an easy-to-learn. modern jive with classes here every week. Beginners are welcome. No dance experience is required and you don‘t need to bring a partner as the teaching methods ensure everyone mixes together. No need to book either.

I Eden at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Alan Ronald plays Britpop in Room ()ne and Scott Mckay' plays mellow house in Room Two. Drinks romos.

I Flun at The Lime. llpm--3am. £3 (£2). Student chatty. party mix with vodka. Wild Turkey and promo beers all for 70p.

I Pump at Archaos. llpm—3am. £4 (£2.50). Paul Trayttor with R&B. swing and dance. Drinks promos.

I Jojo's at Tin Pan Alley. I 1.30pm-c3am. £3 (£2). DJ Stella playing a club soundtrack to a principally gay crowd. I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Insane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the charty choons of Gerry and Iain in the main room. Staggering drinks promos. I The Shimmy Club at Bennets. ll.30pm—3am. £3 (£1.50). Raymond Davren's party-type affair at the straight night in this gay venue. Drinks promos.

I T.I.T at Trash. l().30pm»-3am. £2. Studentish night featuring DJ Rory with house classics and future anthems in Room ()rie; Grahame with student faves in Room Two: and extra beats in Room Three. Drinks promos.


I 705 Wonderland at The Cathouse.

l lpm—-3am. £2 (£1.50; free before

1 1.30pm). Seventies disco and funk with drinks promos.

I Bennets l 1.30pmr-3am. £2.50. DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Drinks promos. I Big Daddy at The 13th Note (‘lub llpm~3am. £ 1. Big Daddy ensures us he‘s presenting 'a half-nelson of funk. jazz. hip hop and petite beats' every week so tnake of that what you will.

I Chopper at Archaos.

10.30pm 3.30am. £4 (£2.50). House. ‘10s disco and pop from Jim da Best and hip hop/rap night Jurce 111 Room Two once a month. Drinks promos.

I Club Havana at Bar Sauza (below R.(i‘s). Spin midnight. Free. 1 Jul and fortnightly. D.l Jazz and his Latin extravaganza that is (‘1th Havana. complete with all manner of hot and saucy dancing.

I Cul De Sac at (‘ul De Sac Bar.

0 » l lpm. free. Richard Brown. of (ilasgow's Sonia Records. guesting every w eck with a huge pile of white labels. Drinks promos.

I Cyber Jazz at The Arches.

10pm 3am. £3. 2 Jtil and monthly.

A her the huge success of the last event during Func'l‘ the night now gets a regular slot mixing up live jazz. and drtnn and bass from DS Murray Quartet. (iround ('ontrol and video art mixing.

I Dance Cafe at The Blythswood Hall. 2M) Halli Street. 7.30 10.30pm. £4.50. 1.croc modern jive classes to chart. switth and soul. Beginners welcome.

I Elements at Trash. llpm- 3am. £050. 1 Jul and monthly. Drum ’n' bass pioneer Fabio heads the bill in the tnain room. continuing the Flements trend for booking only the finest guests. with the Scratch Pcrver‘ts ('l‘ony Vegas‘ mixing crew) in room two.

I Fused at The Stib (Tub. 11pm-3am. Weekly night of intelligent techno to hard house from Domenic (iallacher. Tangent.

Stevie Donaldson and JP. ; I Genetix at The 1311) Note (‘Iuh

(basement). llprn ~3am. £2. New night

i from the crew who brought you lilements. with Rob C] and Kernal -- two of the roost irrtpr‘essiy'c' drum ‘n‘

bass DJs in the city

bringing you the fittest cuts from the county's better labels. plus their own dub plates. Hear the future of Scottish drum 'n‘ bass here.

I Jengaheads at The living Room. ()pin~midnight. Free. Mainly big beat

session with some daft tunes thrown irt

for good measure. all from the Jengaheads (Paradise Island). Drinks promos.

I Jengaheads at The Apartment. llpm-—3am. Free. 1 Jul only. Ali and Martyn of'l'he Jengaheads present a

preview party for the new Beastie Boys . album joined by Paul and Alex from Phar

()ut/Audio Psy Phi and the Nu Era Breakdance Crew. Drinks promos.

i I Pushy at The Velvet Rooms.

10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Stevie Smith

with happy house. garage and classic

dance in the main rootn.

I Rockin' In A Shy Way at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. Rpm—midnight. £1. The old Cantaloupe lsland moves to Wednesday nights with Scrabble. Plavstation. DJs and drinks promos.

I Salsa Y Sabor at Havana. (rpm-midnight. Free. Latin divas Ana (Virunga) and Shannon present a delicious blend of hard and soft salsa and merengue. plus a free Latin dance

class from the Academia de Salsa at

6pm. I Stlcky Fingers at The Attic (Garage

entrance). 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1). Gerry with indie and retro sounds. Drinks promos.