GLASGOW CLUBS: FRI continued
I Un-cut at The Arches. l lpm~3ain. £5. l3 Nov and monthly. I5 Communications special. Scottish debut live sets from two artists from Laurent Garnier‘s F Comm label: lidinburgh‘s Aqua Bassino and .Iori Hulkkonen from Finland. Deep soulful house from these gtiys plus Uri-cut resident DJs Craig and Graeme of Sonia‘s Silicone Soul on a more disco house vibe. Sec Aqua Bassino panel atid l'lll list.
I Velvet Rooms I0pni ~3am. £6. Alan Ronald in room two with an open mix from house anthems and disco to soul. Martin Hesketh in room one playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul.
I La Academia De Salsa at lIavaiia. 3.3()»5pin. £4 (£3). lied tip with shopping on a Saturday aftei‘nooii'.’ Try this instead: salsa and inei‘engtie dance classes for absolute beginners every week. llot aitd saucy.
I Archaos at Archaos. I lpiii-—3ain. £8 (£6) ls'ris ls'eegaii and A.J. IIII.\ up garage and house in the inassiv e round rooni dance I’looi. which has one of the loudest sound systems and most impressive light show s in Scotland. lain ’I‘hoinpson playing chunky disco in Room Two while Paul 'l‘raynor plays RNB. swing and hip hop Ill Sky Bar.
I Bar 10 ‘)pm -midnight. l'ree. Busy hard house pre-club with Nick Peacock and guests. Still pretty much the main feeder-bar for the Sub Club and The r\I'c‘lIc‘\.
I Bargo at Bargo. 9pm midnight. I5z'ee. Rotates between deep funk and house from the Tangent l).ls or Shirley Temple's Ms Alston with chunky house. Pi'e-cltib. I Bennets ll..‘~0pm--3am. £6 (£5). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix. Drinks promos. (iay.
I Bite The Bullet at (‘Iub Budda.
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Rory Weller pinned down top-class DJ and producer Roger Sanchez down at the last Streetrave after a truly awesome set, to answer the questions that matter:
Full name: Roger Rene Sanchez.
Date of birth: 1 Jun (967.
Place of birth: Queens, New York City, USA.
Single or attached: Single.
Current place of residence: New York City.
If you were to explain to your mum what you do, what would you say? I produce and play music that makes people dance.
Describe your own musical style: Funky, soulful dance music wrth influences from hip hop, Latin, techno and drum 'n' bass.
What are you working on now? Finishing off my debut album for Sony and remixing Prince’s '1999’.
Did you have any other career aspirations? Initially, I wanted to draw cartoons, then design buildings, and afterwards breakdance for a liVing
Who knows you best and why? My mom and my manager Karen L. They have both seen me in the morning after a long sessmn or gig With my hair messed up, and they still love me. Have you ever been stalked? Yes, by an ex-girlfriend.
What was the first record you bought and where? 'The Chocolate Train’ at age eight at a local record shop in Queens, NY.
What do you have in your pockets at the moment? My hands.
If you were to say you had one vice, what would it be? White chocolate. What is your favourite smell and why? Vanilla: it reminds me of being a young boy and going shopping for sweets with my dad.
If a statue was built of you where would it stand? On its head.
When was the last time you threw your hands in the air and waved them like you just didn't care? Trying to hail a cab during rush hour last week.
Do you have an easy life? Not really, I have too many responsibilities and not enough play time.
What gets your goat? People smoking at the dinner table or at airports.
Are you any good in a fight? Yes. What can we get you at the bar? A Coke (I don't really drink), but if I do, Dom Perignon champagne.
Roger Sanchez 0/5 at Triumph, The Tunnel, Sun 7 Nov.
York Alliance/ Tonka fame with his first club residency for a w hile. picking this new venue to play his characteristic brand of deep New York house.
I Bom at The Bom. llpin—-3aiii. £6 (£5). Stevie Smith. Keith l’yper and guests with funky house and garage at this dressy venue still trying to prove itself. Drinks promos.
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80 THE LIST ‘3-‘I9 Into.) I098
I Bonkers at Bonkers. llpm—3am. £5 after midnight. £4 before. Club classics at this after office hang-out with residents David Campbell and Nohble Whitelaw. I Budda at Bttdda. Rpm—midnight. Free. Solemusic's Stevie for garage and deep house. Drinks promos. Pre-club.
I The Cathouse I0.30pm -3ani. £4 (£3.50; £2.50 before I I.3()pm). 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. l5am. £5 (£3). Cltib classics in the main room with DJs Jim l)ownie and Sean Webster. Quality indie music from Twister upstairs at this generally studenty
I Cleopatras at (.‘Ieopatras. l0.30pm—2.30am. £7. l’op. 70s and 80s party tunes plus drinks promos. ()ver 3 l s only. .
I Club 69 Rocksy\ Basement. l()pm—2.30am. £5. Martin. Wilba and Barrie of dance record shop Rub-A-Dub playing the best and deepest from the underground. joined fiequently 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. l4 Nov. Miss Andrea Parker. hugely respected DJ and producer guests. See Phactfile and Hit list.
I Club Cubana at The Bedsit. ()pin—Zam. £4 (£3). 7 Nov and fortnightly. Great l.atin sounds with proceeds going to the Scottish Cuban Solidarity Campaign.
I Colours at The Arches. I Ipm—4am. £I6. I4 Nov and monthly. Looking well on the way to being another sell-out for the Colours/Spectrum crew. tonight the number one Scottish supei‘club welcomes the god like Sasha. Jazzy M. DJ Heaven (both Ministry of Sound) in the front arch and the confirmed appearance of 1 TI Bukem. Blame and Conrad in the back arch. May the cross-pollination be happy and fruitful. See Hit list.
I Cul De Sac Ctil De Sac Bar. ()pin—midnight. Free. Jim Hutchison with hard house and techno. Drinks promos. I Divine at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). l0pm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 Glasgow School Of Art 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 D] Q at ()cho. 8piii—iiiidiiiglit. I‘ree. Glasgow‘s favourite deep cut-up disco house DJ. resident here every week. plus
a few guests too. Pre-club.
I Down at The Arena. I lpm—3am. £4. Metal rock and alternative night. Drinks promos.
I Electric Cabaret at The Apartment.
l Ipm—3am. £8. Saturdays here take on a I new direction as Cris Biguzzi isjoined by 5 Rob Burrows every other week. Classic i funk and house and disco. I Free Form at The l3th Note Club. l0pm—~3ani. £3 (free before I lpm).
Steven and Paul Watt with two floors of soul. Latin. jazz. and funk. g I Havana Salsa On The Boat at The Renfrew Ir‘erry. l0pm—2ani. £6 (£5) from 'l‘icketlink/door. l4 Nov and fortnightly. Salsa. merengue. bhangra. world music E and much more hip swinging beats with
DJ Jazz on the decks.
i I Heat at Tin Pan Alley. I lpm—3ain. £5 (£4). Commercial house at this city
I The Garage l()pttt—3att). £6 (£4); £I off before I lpm. Big. brash and unashamedly happy to ptit the good time party groove into your Saturday night with a wide spread of commercial anthems in the main room 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.
1 5.30pm—3am (DJs from I lpm). £5 (free before I lpm). Pumping mix from Jamie
Strang — funk. rare groove and hip hop and definitely no house.
I Jaleo at The Henry Wood Hall. 73 Clai'emont St. 8pm—midnight. £l0.5() (£9) tickets from the Ticket Centre. 7 Nov only. Six-piece tlziiiieiico troupe from Seville with the last night of their British (our. Cabaret style performance with table seating and licensed tapas bar until midnight.
I Kenny H at Russell's Bar/Cafe.
8—1 lpm. Free. legendary drummer and now turned DJ with deep. jazzy house. I Knucklehead at Glasgow School Of Art (upstairs). l0pm—late. £4 (£2.50 Glasgow School of Art students). Underground electi'onica presented by dent DJs .lilkes 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. llpm—3am. £6 (£4). DI Cameron with house. dance and R& B plus drinks promos.