I Spectrum at Archaos. 10pm—3am. £7 (£5). Latest outing for the Colours crew. with house for a glammed-up crowd from residents Jon Mancini and Geoff Montford. Hip hop in the first bar. Drinks promos.
I Strathclyde University Student Union 10pm—3am. Free. Cheesy dance and indie in Level 8 and The Dark Room. I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £5. Party night with 60s sounds.
I Tangent at The Sub Club. llpm-3am. 3! July and fortnightly. £7 (£5). More love and guts from the Tangent crew of A-man and Pattie who are now firmly established as the credible Friday night alternative. mixing tip funky house. techno and a whole bunch of weird shit. This fortnight. Tangent presents the first guest fora while with the London Jeep Grle live. See Hitlist.
I Tchico at Russell's Bar/Cafe. 8—1 lptn. Free. DJ Tchico with R8;B. hip hop and swing.
I Trash at Trash. l lpm-3am. £5 (£4). Busy. easy-going night with funky house in Rootn One from Stevie Smith and street soul. swing and classic grooves in Room TWo from DJ Grahame.
I Turbulence at The Glasgow School of Art. l()pm—2.30am. £4 (£3 GSA) 3| July and monthly. Future sound of drtnn ‘n‘ bass with the Elements Collective. who are best known for the storming mid- weekers they‘ve been putting on at Trash through the year. Rob G. Tania Swift. Kemal and Stevie take up their monthly residency from here on in. Drinks promos.
I Un-cut at The Arches (main entry). llpm—3am. £5. New weekly night that replaces the gaping hole left by Slam‘s recent departure. Slain are executive producers of the night and it‘s got their seal of excellence. with hotshot DJ Q in residence every week. joined by Craig and Graeme of Soma‘s Silicone Soul and Laurence Hughes.
I Uptight at The Bedsit. ()pin—Zam. £4 (£3). 7 Aug and monthly. Specialist Northern Soul and Hammond jazz night
from the long-established Goodfoot mob playing to a receptive crowd. Continues throu h the summer.
I Ve vet Rooms l0pm-3am. £6. Alan Ronald in Room Two with an open tnix from house anthems and disco to soul. Martin Hesketh in Room One playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.
I Apartment at The Apartment. llpm-3am. £8. Saturdays here take on a new direction as Cris Biguzzi takes over the night along with ()scar every other week. Latin fever into big beat and then moving on to funky house. Note that the regular night is replaced by Mish Mash on the last Saturday of each month. See separate listing.
I Archaos at Archaos. llpm—3ant. £8 (£6). Chris Harris and A.J. mix up garage and house for a busy. moderately dressy crowd. with Scott and Geoff playing club classics in Room Two. Paul Tt‘aynor plays R&B. swing and hip hop in Rootn Three.
I Bar 10 9pm—midnight. Free. Busy hard house pre-club with Nick Peacock and guests.
I Bargo Spin—midnight. Free. Dancey pre-club night with guest DJs frotn some of the better underground club nights in the city.
I Bennets ll.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix. Drinks promos. Gay.
I Born at The Born. llpm—3am. £6 (£5). Stevie Smith. Keith Pyper and guests with funky house and garage at this new dressy venue. Drinks promos.
I Bonkers at Bonkers. llpm—3am. £5 after midnight, £4 before. Cltib classics at this after-office hang-out with residents David Campbell and Ntibble Whitelaw.
I Budda at Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Solemusic's Stevie for garage and deep house. Drinks promos. Pre-club.
I The Cathouse l0.30pm—3am. £4 (£3.50; £2.50 before ll.30pm). Three
floors of rock. grunge. contemporary indie and indie dance. Bit cheesier attd more accessible than before. Drinks pl.()ln().\.
I Classic FM at Fury Murry‘s.
I [pm—3. I5am. £5 (£3). Club classics iii the tnain room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean Webster. Quality indie music from Twister upstairs at this generally studenty
I Club 69 Rocksy 's Basement. l0pm--2.3()am. £5. Martin. Wilba and Barrie of Rub-A-Dub play the best and deepest from the underground. joined frequently by guests of high standing. Well worth the taxi fare ottt from the city. but note the midnight curfew.
I Club Cubana at The Hedsil.
‘)pltl- 2am. £4 (£3). l Aug and fortnightly. Great Latin sounds with proceeds going to the Scottish Cuban Solidarity Campaign. Continues through the
I Cul De Sac Cttl De Sac Bar. 9- -l lptn. Free. Spin-back king Jim Hutchison front Tekttotis with hard house and techno. Drinks promos.
I Divine at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). lllpnt—Iate. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School ()f Art students). Andrew Divine and Hush Puppy with Northern soul. Hammond grooves. bubblegum pop. wah-wah funk. Moog power and chemical breakbeats. Still rttnnittg during degree shows.
I Easy Street at C(‘A Cafe Bar. 0.30pm-Inidnight. Free. DJ Gordon Allan with a house/dubby pre-club.
I Free Form at The 13th Note Club. l0pni- 3am. £3 (free before llpm). 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 open as a bar from 8pm.
I Ground Control at Air ()rganic. ()pm——tnidnight. Free. 25 July and monthly. DJ Kevin Dillon and MC Nordin with deep hip hop and beats.
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Glasgow: Sub Club, Saturday (weekly)
— 'Ah come here tae break the monotony of workdom an’ bring masel’ tae the freedom a' happiness.’ — 'A few years ago, ma mate wis so drunk she went an' fell asleep in the office can a pile a' coats, and she wis sick in a bag and gave it to the guy on the door on the way out an' says "thanks for a great night".’
PHOTO AND lNTERViEW: THE PERSUAD
Gerard from Tangent (formightly Fridays at Glasgow: Sub Club) pidts four essential releases.
‘Northem Star': Groove Armada (Tummy Touch)
'Best album We heard all year - on a
son of Air tip.’
‘Trophy Wife': Jeep Grrlz (El Chocolates) ’Driving beats, oven/veight basslines and wah-wah madness.’
‘Rockit': Herbie Hancock (CBS)
‘Fifteen years on and it still rocks the floor.‘
'80:: Set': Major Force (MoWax) 'Essential DJ tool: hip hop, funk and house.‘
23 Jul—6 Aug 1993 THE usrn