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last Christmas '98 (Wildsta 'r) How easy was this? The Degrees lend

. Westside Foundation and the tills are jingling already.

Santos & Sabina: Larararii (VC) , Stretch and Vern do their epic Euro

goes 'Larararari'. Perfect clanceiloor fodder.


Klu me: Casual nouns (Certificate is) Ton 'i Withers can get that danceiloor-

frie 1dly hard-step rlrum'n‘bass kicking,

but he is equally hot when eschewing

the hard drums for some seriously bass-

con: :cious moodinc-ss. Up-front bass with industrial shimmering on every , trad :.

Varii ius mixed by ‘long and Oalrenfoid:

Esse‘i 1tlai Selection ’98 (PPM)

» The t rouble with Pete Tong's CD on this

'doub 1e compilation is that while the 'tunes are, indeed. essential he just does: it do them jtstice with the mix.

The e nly compo ever to be granted the benei its of 3 Madonna track should be .ablet 0 do better. Which Paul Oakenfold 7does. touching, as usual, on all facets of

the tr ance genre.

Variof us mixed by John '00' Fleming: React ivate 13 (React)

React have been so consistent with their comp tlations they deserve a new genre of tra nce all to themselves. Laydees and

Gen’lt 3min, i give you 'Tractor Trance': bangi n' hard trance which ploughs its

eartht rfurrow both straight and true but

doesr it seem to go anywhere much. Top-fl ight tunage, but.

Varlo‘ us mixed by the Sea stch Perverts:

B-srd rs Revenge (XtTremr' 2)

Top 5' critchy, scratchy, am y mixing from .1 the S cratch Perverts as thi a set about a ‘clutc h of top old and ni aw school hip

. hop anthems. Apache is F n with a

0. {ET Boogie by Extra T’s‘ (R. {newer this issue: Th; im Dibdin)

Alien Voices feat The Three Degrees:

' their vocal prowess to the Wham classic. ‘lt's pure cheese, the dance mixes are by

thang: it’s long, it's dark, it's hard and it

.soutile of Run DMC tracl :s from '83 but ’t he highlight - apart trot n the Perverts' rs. :ra‘tching routines - is t :he electro funk

82 THE LIST 3—17 Dec 1? .198


I Optimo at The Sub Club. 1 lptn—3am. £4 (£3). Freakbeat electro. driving Detroit and 80s synthpop twisted deck action from yer hosts Jilkes and Twitch plus live bands and film events. Drinks promos all night. Say yes to another excess.

I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£3). Free before midnight. New night of hip hop. funk. house. big beat and disco from lan Hanlon.Alldr1'nks £1.20.

I Please Yourself at Trash. 1 [pm—3am. £5 (£3). Paul N'Jie with a mellow Sunday mix from funk. soul. swing and hip hop to garage. Drinks promos.

I The Shed at The Shed. 10pm—2am. £3 (£2). Martin Hesketh upstairs playing chart house and garage. Drinks promos. Brand new club for the Southside from the team behind the Garage.

I Shirley's Temple at Archaos. 11pm—3am. £5.-(£3). Ms Alston and his/her alter ego Jonnie Rocket playing a hard house soundtrack in the main room while all about him things get a bit weird. Stilt walkers. fire eaters. trapeze artiSts. tattoos. ear piercing and anything else they fancy booking. Paul Traynor and Thomas Kelly are resident in bar one with R&B. hip hop. swing and soul. Drinks promos. Busiest place in town toni ht alert.

I S a Sunday at Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy (ground floor bar). 2—6pm. Free. DJ Lukey Luke with a Sunday session of ska at this laid-back Sauchiehall Street bar. Occasional live sets from The Amphetameanies.

I Sorted at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1.50; free before 11.30pm). Indie/alternative vibe with drinks romos.

I Stra ght Ahead at McChuill's Way Out West. 8—1 1pm. Free. Goodfoot mob and friends playing an extremely diverse selection of soul. jazz. funk and dub.

I Sueno at Barcelona. 8pm—midnight. Free. Four hours of blissed out tunes from mainland Spain played by DJ Jazz. Pre-club.

I Velvet Rooms 1 lpm—3am. £5. Raymond Woods in Room One. playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. Ronnie Bell in Room Two. with an open mix from classic house to soul. All drinks £1.


I Academia De Salsa at Porters. 6.30-10.30pm. Highly popular salsa classes. Beginners 6.30—8.30pm; intermediate 8.30—10.30pm. No partner required. Native dance instructors. Pre- club.

I Burn at The Apartment. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (free if you work in a pub or a bar). DJs Norm and Richard with the good- titne party grooves they used to provide at Jet. Dead busy. and silly. maybe something to do with the 60p drinks promos. oh yeah.

I Ceroc at The Clada. 7.30—l(1.30pm. £5 (£4). Easy to learn modern jive classes. Beginners welcome every week and there's no need to bring a partner.

I Cleopatra's at C leopatra‘s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1) Pop. 70s and 80s party tunes plus drinks promos in this ever so tacky west end ‘nite‘ club.

I Echo Beach at The Polo Lounge. 9.30-midnight. Free. DJ Jon playing classic 80s retro with a touch of punk and new wave. Gay.

I Happy Mondays at The Barony Bar (Strathclyde University Union). 8pm—lam. Free. Classic indie tunes from the likes of The Roses. Charlatans. St Etienne and unsurprisineg The Happy Mondays. Drinks promos.

I Speedracer at The Garage. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). DJ Steven mixes up a few indie-dance classics and retro tunes for a busy. up-for-it crowd in the main room. Busiest place in town tonight alert. Drinks romos.

I Spirit Of :9 at Sloan‘s Bar (Argyll Arcade). 8-11pm. Free. Mojo. NME and Q have been bangin' on about the

alternative country scene for the last year. and here's DJ Keith Dinnie stirring that pot every Monday with his new night.


I 99p at The Barony Bar (Strathclyde University Union). 8pm—Iatn. Free. Most drinks are 99p and you‘ve got classic party tunes from DJ Phil.

I Academia De Salsa at Porters. 6.30—10.30pm. Highly popular salsa classes. Absolute beginners (new session) 6.30—8.30pm: advanced 8.30—10.30pm. No partner required. Native dance instructors. Pre-club.

I Boogaloo at Club Budda. l lpm—3am. Free. Cheeky student night at this intimate new venue with classic house tunes and cheap drinks.

I Boomerang at The Apartment. llpm—3am. £3. Nicky Modlin and Scott Free with up-front house in an lbiza fashion. Drinks promos.

I Brazilica at Havana. 8pm-midnight. Free. Brazilian dance music and cool Latin jazz from DJ Macio in this bar/restaurant. Happy Hour 5—7pm.

I Buffo at The 13th Note Club (ground floor). llpm—3am. £l. Jer (from Dawson) hits the turntables with some noisy guitars. dub. drum & bass. hip hop and jarring unrelated chunks of folk music from around the globe.

I Cream Cheese at The Savoy. llpm-3am. £2. New night ofcheese- tastic funky. chunky party tunes and a large lump of cheese above the door. Drink promos.

I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Stevie Donaldson from Bar 10 and other fine establishments round town plays dub.

I Eden at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Alan Ronald plays Britpop in the main room while Scott Mckay plays mellow house in the front room of this lush club. Drinks promos. I Havana Fiesta Espanola at The October Cafe. 8pm—midnight. Free. 15 Dec and monthly. DJ Jazz bringing you all the latest in rumba and flamenco from Madrid and Barcelona. Get down early. ees real busy.

I Knights Of The Round Table at The Cross Bar. Spin-midnight. Credible mix of hip hop. big beat and house frotn a pool of local DJs. Cheap pints.

I Pump at Betty's Mayonnaise. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Paul Traynor with a happy mix ofhip hop. soul and fttnk in the intimate atmosphere of Betty's. Drinks promos.

I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpm-3am. £4 (£2). insane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the chatty choons of Gerry and lain in the main room. Staggering drink promos.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennet's. 11.30pm—3am. £3 (£1.50). Raymond Davren's party-type affair at the straight night in this gay venue. Drinks promos. I Solo at The Temple. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). New student night in this new venue with Mr Cheese to Please. Jitn Da Best (Apartment) bringing his party

ma hem to the Temple. Drinks promos. I unny D at The Lime. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Student charty. party mix from DJ Florida Bob with cheap drinks.

I Tam's Terrific Tuesdays at The I3th Note (Basement). 10pm—3am. £2. Tam Coyle. the original student night DJ. with a new night of indie music from the 70s to the 90s. Drinks promos.

I T.I.T at Trash. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Studentish night featuring DJ Rory with house classics and future anthems in the main room and Grahame with full-on student faves in the second room. On 15 Dec Merry Kissmas party on a French theme with free flights and booze. Drinks promos.


I ? at The Apartment. 1 lpm—3am. £5 (free before midnight). Vocal house and garage at this night from Mark Thompson and Harry where the question is: just how drunk do you want to get? With £1 drinks promos.

that'll be very drunk. barman. thank you very much. -

I 705 Wonderland at The Cathouse. llpm—3am. £2 (£1.50; free before 11.30pm). Silly seventies disco and funk with sillier drinks promos.

I Bennet's at Bennet‘s. l 1.30pm—3am. £2.50 (£1.50). DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Gay. Drinks promos.

I Big Daddy at The 13th Note Club (upstairs). l 1pm—3am. £l. Big Daddy ensures as he‘s presenting a ‘half-nelson of funk. jazz. hip hop and petite beats‘ every week so there you go. make of that as you will.

I Bughouse at g2. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). 16 Dec only. Residents Dan and Chris (funky house) with a Toko records night featuring Alec Greenhorn and Paul lngall from Attaboy: Muzik’s house artists of the month. Drinks promos.

I Ceroc at Glasgow University Union. 7.30— 10.30pm. £5 (£4). Easy to learn modern jive classes. Beginners welcome every week and there's no need to bring a partner.

I Chopper at Betty‘s Mayonnaise. 10.30pm—3.3()am. £4 (£2.50). House. 90s disco and pop from Matt Munro. Drinks promos.

I East Village Pharmacy at Yang. 6pm—1am. Night of hip hop. breaks and beats from the crew formally establishing themselves up the OM. in conjunction with Concrete Skates. Drink promos. Look out for full scale forthcoming activities.

I Electric Bogey at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £3. New night from the Jengaheads in this new venue. securing them their first residency for a while. Big beat to hip hop and all points between. Drinks promos.

I FAB at Babaza. llptn—3am. £3 (£2). DJ Skud with funky house and garage grooves for a cheery crowd. Probably the busiest club in town tonight. Drinks promos.

I Jengaheads at The Living Room. ()ptn—midnight. Free. Maitin big beat session with some daft tunes thrown in for good measure. from the stars in the ascendant Martyn and Ali. Drinks promos.

I Lick at Trash. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Patti N'Jie playing house. hip hop and funk in the smaller. cosier room of Trash. Drinks promos.

I Nice For Students at The Bom. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Disco Dave playing cheesy tunes. 60p vodka mix and slammer and £1 selected bottled beers. I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. l().30pm—3am. £5 (£3); free before midnight. Night of R&B and uptempo soul from Martin Hesketh. Drinks promos.

I Quest at The Caledonian Student Union. 9pm-2am. Free. Dance anthems and hard house frotn DJs Steven and Kenny Gilroy.

I Relax at The Lime. 1 lpm—3am. £3 (£2). 80s all the way. in the venue which was so cool in the 80s. Marti Pellow used to hang out there. Drinks promos.

I Salsa Y Sabor at Havana. Spin—midnight. Free. Academia de Salsa and Club Cubana DJ Shannon presenting a delicious blend of modern and retro salsa and merengue. Free. Pre- club.

I Shu Hirita at The Cul De Sac. Spin—midnight. Free. New jazzy drum & bass pre-club from new name to the circuit Shu Hirita.

I Sly Santa's Snowball at Archaos. 10.30pm—4atn. £5. 16 dec only. Follow up to the Fresher‘s Fiesta. the Sly boys are joined in their hard house style by Griff and Jay (Manumission) and whole hea of Christmas cheer> Drinks promos. I oundcheck Club at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £3. Now moved from the Thursday nights. a great opportunity to see four new local bands each week. Bands on until midnight and then it‘s party tunes for the rest of the night.

I Souped Up at The Garage. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). lain Hanlon with poppy student good time party tunes. Drinks promos.