I Hellfire at The Glasgow Lesbian and Gav (‘entre ( ll Dixon St). 8pm-- lam. £6. 4 Sep only. Scotland's premier fetish club tiioves again to yet another new venue for their dark fun and gatnes to a mixed musical soundtrack. Compulsory fetish dress code. This tiiglit is part of their special fetish weekender with a night in Edinburgh on the Saturday. tickets for both events £9 frotn the club.
I Katch at The (‘athouse
10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2.50; free
before] 1.30pm). Three floors of rock. hip hop. chemical heats. grunge and contemporary indie. Drinks promos.
I Lime at The Lime. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). DJ Cannny with house. garage and nu soul. Drinks promos.
I Love Bug at The Garage. l0.‘s0pm--3am. £3 (£4). An eclectic mix of good-time party tunes. Drinks promos. I Paul Cawley at Air ()i'ganic (downstairs at Miros). 9pm midnight. The Sub (‘lub‘s Thursday night resident and label boss of Fenetik Records down at this new bar every week for hip hop. drum 'n' bass and break. Pre-club.
I Parklife at The Arena. l0._‘s0pm—-3am. £4 (£3). Glasgow‘s first and foremost Britpop night. playing classic dance/pop/indie/retro/soul sounds from the 60s to the 90s. Drinks promos all night.
I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. llpm—3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. downstairs for DJ Michelle in tnain club with ‘)()s club and indie or down in the Trophy Room with lna fora more commercial mix. Gay.
I Radio City at The Attic. l0.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). The original retro club. playing Stax. Motown. Stones. The Who. etc.
I Rapt at The Apartment. llpm -3ani. £8. Jitn Da Best playing a wildly eclectic mix of big tunes. crossing genres like nobody's business.
I Rico! at Havana. 8pm— midnight. Free. Club Cuhana's Duncan Kane and Shannon Shiell joined by Ana and Farah for a 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.
I Salsa Sabrosa at The l3lh Note C‘luh (basement). 8pm-l0.45pm. £4 (£3.50). Karen Pasi takes her massively popular Salsa classes from The Lime down to The l3th Note every Friday night. Beginners welcome. Pre-cluh. Free tickets available for the club that runs afterwards.
I Shag at Fury Murry's. llpm—3.15am. £4 (£3). The sexiest. cheesiest tunes ever from Mark and James G playing to a largely student crowd in the smoky. dark. get a snog in the corner Fury‘s.
I Spectrum at Archaos. l0pm—3am. £7 (£5). Latest outing for the Colours crew. with house fora glammed-up crowd from residents Jon Mancini and Geoff Montford. Hip hop in the first bar. The whole night is oiled by the generous drinks promos which would get even the timidest wallllower on the dance floor.
I Soul Shine at Lautrec's (upstairs). 8pm—lam. Free. 1 ‘ew night of breakbeat. soul and ftitik frotn \’alois and Corie]. at this quirky wee venue half way between the city centre and the west end.
I Strathclyde University Student Union 10pm—3am. Free. Cheesy dance and indie in Level 8 and a varying selection of music from student nonsense to credible dance iii The Dark Room.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £5. 60s to 80s pop, soul. funk. tnotown. party tunes plus cult videos and news reels. Drinks promos 9-1 lpm.
I Tangent at The Sub Club. I lpm-—3am. £7 (£5). 28 Atig and fortnightly. A-man and Panic with their ever evolving night which takes the Suhbie from deep funky house through beat and bass and coming out at sublime techno. A quality night and no mistake.
I Tchico at Russell‘s Bar/Cafe. 8— l lpm. Free. DJ Tchico with R&B. hip hop and swing.
I Test at The Stib Club. llpm~3am. £7 (£6). 4 Sep and monthly. Pure techno. bass. bleeps and electro in a hard style from the residents Shandy. Dave Tarrida. plus guest Justin Berkovi (Mosquito/Force lnc/Sativae) from Brighton.
I Trash at Trash. llpm 3am. £5 (£4). Busy. easy going night with funky house iti Rootn ()ne frotn Stevie Smith arid street soul. swing and classic grooves in Room Tva from DJ (,it'tthzittie.
I Turbulence at the Glasgow School of Art. £4 (£3 GSA). 28 Aug only. Future sound of drum ‘n’ bass frotn Kemal. Stevie. Rob G and Tania Swift. This is quite possibly the last one this collective are doing. so see them now while you
I Un-cut at The Arches. l lpm 3am. £5. The find of “)7 DJ Q heads the team at the night that replaces Slam. He is joined by (‘raig and Graeme of Soma's Silicone Soul and Laurence Hughes in the funky. disco fuelled house atid techno. 28 Aug The start of the new order at the Arches with The Jengaheads prov iding their big beat action joined by Adam l-reeland from Marine Parade records playing new beat electronica. Silicon Soul take their positions in Arch 2 and DJ Q gets a wee break. Fxpect some rather major changes at this night. Go see club news next issue. 4 Sep lan Pooley (l-orce lnc). guests.
I Uptight at The Bedsit. ‘me— 2am. £4 (£3). 4 Sep and monthly. Glasgow‘s finest Northern Soul club (apart from (itiotilxml which they run ion) now moved to the first Friday of the month. I Velvet Rooms l0pm~3am. £6. Alan Ronald iii Room Two with art open mix froin house anthems and disco to soul. Martin llesketh in Room ()ne playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.
I Archaos at Archaos. l 1pm 4am. £8 (£6). Chris Harris and .-\.J. mix tip garage and house in the massive round room dance floor. which has one of the loudest sound systems and most impressive light shows in Scotland. Scott and Geoff play club classics in Room Two while Paul Traynor plays R& B. swing and hip hop in Room Three. Quite a smart door policy in the raised eyebrows at trainers sense.
I Bar 10 9pm- midnight. Free. Btisy hard house pre—cluh with Nick Peacock and guests. Still pretty much the mam feeder-bar for the Sub Club and The Arches.
I Bennets ll.3()pm--3am. £6 (£5). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix. Drinks promos. Gay.
I Born at The Bom. llpm ~3am. £6 (£5). Stevie Stnith. Keith Pyper arid guests with funky house and garage at this new dressy venue. Drinks promos.
I Bankers at Bonkers. llpm-3am. £5 after midnight. £4 before. Club classics at this after office hang-out with residents David Campbell and Nobble 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 l L30pm). Three floors of rock. grunge. contemporary indie and indie dance. in one of the best rock styled venues in the country. Drinks promos.
I Classic FM at Fury Murry's. llpm—3.15am. £5 (£3). Club classics in the main room with [Ms Jim Downie and Sean Webster. Quality indie music from Twister upstairs at this generally studenty
I Club 69 Rocksy‘s Basement. l0pm—2.30am. £5. Martin. Wilba and Barrie of dance record shop Ruh-A-Dub playing the best and deepest from the underground. joined frequently by guests of high standing who are not always announced before hand. Well worth the taxi fare out from the city. but note the midnight curfew. 29 Aug. l-F (Inter- ferenc) guests. who according to the Rtih a dub guys made the largest record of last year with the ‘Space lnvaders and Smoking grass'.
I Club Cubana at The Bedsit. 9pm—2am. £4 (£3). 2‘) Aug and fortnightly. Great Latin sounds with proceeds going to Scottish Cuban Solidarity Campaign.
I Cul De Sac Cul De Sac Bar. 9—l lptn. Free. Jim llutchison with hard house and techno. Drinks promos.
I Divine at Glasgow School OfArt (downstairs). l0pm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School ()fArt students). Andrew Divine. one of the most familiar faces on the scene. joined by Hush Puppy for Northern soul. Hammond grooves. bubblegum pop. wah-wah funk. Moog power and chemical breakbeats.
I Electric Cabaret at The Apartment. llpm-3am. £8. Saturdays here take on a new direction as Cris Biguzzi isjoined by DJ ()scar every other week. Latin fever in to big beat and then moving on to funky house. Note that the regular night is joined by Mish Mash on the last Saturday ofeach month.
I Free Form at The l3th Note Club. l0pin--3am. £3 (free before llpm). Steven and Paul Watt with two ﬂoors of soul. Latin. jazz and funk.
I Heat at Tin Pan Alley. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). Commercial house at this city centre venue.
I The Garage l0pm—3am. £6 (£4); £1 off before I lpm. Big. brash and unashamedly happy to put the good time party groove into your Saturday night with a wide spread ofcommercial anthems in the tnain rootn and indie inspiration upstairs. Get there early as the queues start snaking up the street well before the pubs close.
I Home Cookin' at Babaza. l lpm—3am £5 House of funk with Jamie Strang playing a collection of hip hop. soul and disco. Strictly no house. The club is open as a bar before llpm with free entry.
I Inside Out at The Arches. l0.30pm—4am. £l2. 2‘) Aug and monthly. The return of the mighty Inside Out with a insanely huge line tip of hard house DJs and professional caners with Brandon Block. Sister Bliss. Darren Stokes. Michael Kilkie and Zammo. Guaranteed to be exceptionally messy. See Panel.
I Knucklehead at Glasgow School Of Art (upstairs). l0pm—late. £4 (£2.50 Glasgow School of Art students). Underground electronics presented by dem DJs Jilkes and Hatch. lnto its fourth year and consolidating itself as the club to hear true ftiiik technology. Freaky dancing actively encouraged. Hear the duo every Thursday at their gig at the Variety and then onto the 13th Note too. I Lime at The Lime. llpm—3am. £6 (£4). DJ Fitz. with a commercial clubby mix plus £l drink promo.
I Love Boutique at The Arches.
l lpin—4am. £10. 5 Sep and monthly. The Boutique continues to push high catnp hedonism to the max with the new resident. the luscious Jon Pleased Wiminin settling nicely into his new home alongside DJ Roy. The hardest. sexiest house music you‘re likely to hear anywhere.
I Lure at Bar Sauza. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJs Ziggy and Bob get housey for a crowd heading off to Archaos and the Tunnel. Pre-club.
I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. l0.30pm—3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. downstairs for DJ lna with a camp mix of housey faves and anthems. or down in the Trophy Room with John for 80s pop, punk and new wave. Gay.
I Revolution at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJ Tchico of Virunga with his lusty Latin sounds.
I Richard Howie at Russell‘s Bar/Cafe. 8--l lpm. Free. Richard Howie with deep. jazz. house.
I S am‘s Never Get Out The Boat at The Renfrew Ferry. l0pni—2am. £8. 29 Aug only. Last Slam ferry night of the summer (unless you count the little one- off they are doing with Garnier in Oct). Stuart and ()rde man the decks at this night which sold out exceptionally early last time so get down early.
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Tania Swift is part of the drum-'n‘ bass Elements DJ collective in Glasgow. She plays at the Art School on 28 Aug and at Impact (Arches) on 3 Sep. You can also catch her behind the decks every Sunday night at the Col De Sac bar.
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