I Sublime at The Pottet'row. Monthly. Next date 22 Jan with Sublime presents Return To Tltc Source.
I Sublime at Wilkie House. l().3()pni--3ani. £8 (£6). 4 Dec sees the launch of Platipus Vol 4 with Union Jack. Art of Trance. Tet'i'afit‘ma and PCB. all playing live. lixpect nothing but the best trance and the maddest crowd. Simply Sublime. Believe it or not the boys have put together a website. Check it out at http://www.oa-systems.com/sublime/
I Subtle Logic at La Belle Angele. Monthly. Next date )8 Dec.
I The Subway West End «lpttt—3ztm. £1. Weekly. See Thursdays.
I T.F.I.F. at Cltih Mercado. 5-- l()pm. Free. Weekly. Friday nights have changed forever thanks to Happy Hour 5 6.30pm (£1 drinks. £ )0 bottles of champagne) and great. nostalgic music courtesy of Trendy Wendy. This is the original after- work wind down. rtow into its third year. I TFI Friday Afterwork Party at The Ark. 4.30 9.30pm. Free. Weekly. A free hot buffet until 6.30pm and loads of cheap drinks. Lovely.
I The Time Tunnel at Cliib Mercado. l()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Trendy Wendy takes you through the 60s. 70s and 8()s in a now weekly bash.
I Triptonite North at The Honeycomb. .\'lonthly. Next date 25 Dec.
I Uber DiSkO at The Pottei'r'ow. Monthly. 9pm--3arii. £7 (£5). I l Dec. Monthl}: A selection of the resident leCl‘ l)isko l).l.s with Michael Kilkie. Colin 'l‘evendalc. Gareth Sommei'ville and [ammo play mg a range of sounds from deep house through to uplifting pumping house. Guests to be confirmed.
I Underworld Vibes at Bannerman's. 9pm—-lam. Free. Weekly. l.ocal l)ls spin pie-club vibes it) this popular bar. Tonight. it's garage and house.
I Violate at Cafe Royale. Monthly. Next date 2() Dec.
I Walkers 4pm ~3am. Free before |().3()pm. £5 alter. Group concessions available. Weekly. ()ver 2 Is. Snrart dress. Happy Hour 4-- 8pm. With local residents. Fun music. ftiii crowd.
I Wanted at l.oca. l()pm-3ani. £3 before midnight: £4 after. Weekly. A night ofquality house with Steven McCr'eery. Drinks promos.
I What It IS .it (‘rty 2. 9.3llpnr~ I am. Free. ll Dec. l-oi'tnightly: Bob Cairns plus laces front around row (i with a funky and very listenable blend ol'iaH-funk. rare groove. RtyB and llll-s()lll.
I Arakataca! at The Bongo Club. li).3()pni- 3am. £5. 5 Dec. Fortnightly. \'i\ ito Y Coleando. Salsa. African. l.atiii arid Caribbean dance music. Top [)Js playing cool music from hot countries. l).ls /.upp.t Inglese and .laffar. Checkout the yturrmy Thar and West African food available.
I Atomic Baby ill The Honeycomb. llpm 3am. £ll) ( £8) 5 l)ec. Fortnightly. Michael Krlkie and /..imnio playing pumping Firm in the HM”) roonr with Gareth Sonrrnery the through the back with deep house and Arrrer‘rcaii garage. I Big Beat at (‘afe (iialliti. l()prit»--2ani. £6 (£5). 5 Dec. Monthly. Welcome back the .la//cotech Dancers w lio stormed the venue earlier this year. Resident I).ls Simon Hodge and Stuart Bennett.
I Boogie M0 Dynamo at The Shooting Gallery. ll).3()pm--3ani. £(r. l2 l)ec. Wreckage. Smack arid l-at Knuckles are back vs III] a surprise special guest fora one—off. A night of big bear. funky breaks irradness.
I CC. Blooms llpm 3am. Free, Weekly. Get up arid mo\ e those hips at this very busy gay bar/club.
I Cafe Aquarius at Cafe Aqtiar'rtis. 9pm lam. l-iee. \\eekly. The very popular Higher Ground l),ls alternate
\\ ith the very popular Barry Cabanas l).|s at this very. uni. popular pie-club bar.
I Catwalk 9pm larti. Free. Weekly. Gordon Whittaker arid Mark l’rtce alternate to play an eclectic mix of Irappenrng beats in this quality pr'e-club bar.
I Colours Of Love at Club
Mercadol lpm—5am. £ lt) (£8). )2 Dec. Fortnightly. Very busy and dressy house and garage night. MTV Danceflmir Chart Tour with Allister Whitehead. Cl Mackintosh and Crosby.
I Core at Studio 24. l()pm—3am. £9 (£7). l2 Dec. Fortnightly. ()ne ofthe last bastions for Scottish happy hard and hardcore. DJs Toiit Wilson. Q and guests.
I Cream at The Potterrow. Monthly. Next date l9 Dec.
I Cuba Norte at Cuba Norte.
l()pm— lam. Free. Weekly. Various l)Js play Latin and South American sounds. I Curios at W..l. Christie‘s. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Various guests play a range of hip hop sounds. the open decks mean that you can have a go. too.
I Disco Inferno at The Venue. l().3()pin—3am. £6. l2 l)ec. Fortnightly. Don your biggest afro. pull on your tightest boob tube and step back in time to the dulcet tunes of DJs Love. Nick Silver. MC ()tis and your host Mr Lenny Love.
I The Edge at The Vaults. 9pm-3am. £8 before I lpm; £10 after: students £5 all night. 12 Dec. Fortnightly. A night of hard house for a busy crowd. Alan Henderson. Sean Pearson and the Mad Ambassador.
I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar.
l lpm—3am. £3 members: £3.50 non- members. Weekly. A varied playlist taking irt soul. 60s. new wave. indie. Northern. soundtracks and much. much more. There's a very cheap bar as well. Free photographic membership available on the night.
I Ego at The Shooting Gallery (Casino Royale). l().3()pin—3am. £8. l9 Dec. Monthly. A welcome return to the glamour. oppulence and eccentricity that is Figo. The last night of sheer decadence was way back in September arid we know that you are ever eager to get your threads on (or off!) and make your way down.
I eh1 more at ehl. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Yogi llaughton plays his garage and soul tunes on the first and third Saturday and rising deep house star
M urray Richardson shows why he is worthy of the attention on the second and fourth.
I Energise at Subway. llpni- 3am. £2. Weekly. Various party sounds.
I Fire Island at Wilkie House. 9.3()pm-3am. £4 before ll).3()piii; £8 after (£6 members). 5 Dec. Monthly. Blu Peter and the residents offer ftrll support to the one. the only Sven Vatli in what is sure to he a night of quality techno.
I Fresh at Studio 24. Monthly. l().3()pin- -3am. £5. l2 l)ec. Monthly. A dance club with Brian [)einpster (Mingin'. l.uvely) and surprise PAs.
I Frog at Studio 24. ltlpm— 3am. £3 before l().45pni; £5 after. 5 Dec. Monthly. Upstairs sees hard house arid liuro techno. downstairs attytlrirtg from disco and house to old school and big heat. A great blend of music for at) appreciative crowd.
I Fuzzy Instinct at Wilkie House. Monthly. ll).3()pni 3am. £7. )9 Dec. Monthly. Residents .loit White arid (iay Sutherland playing funky house. Check otrt the brilliant crnecafe through the back playing cuts from cult llicks. tea. coffee and ‘shakes set'y’etl. Some of the best decor in town to boot.
I Glam at The Vaults. 9pm 3am. £l(); £8 before llpm; students £5. 5 Dec. Fortnightly. Does the name give anything away"? Dress to iriipi'ess and enjoy the hard house sounds. Shy Brothers (The Tunnel) guests. supported by Keith Baxter and Sean l’earson. The Cuban Brothers through the back.
I Going Places at the ABC Cinenra. llpm -3aiii. £9 (£7). )2 Dec. Tickets available from Alphabet Video and Fopp. Be warned — no tickets are available on the night. The tlienre and film of the night is ‘|)iamond Are l-‘oi'ever'. l’ull ottt your diamentes and make a show of being the most glam yet tacky.
I Hanky Panky at La Belle Angele.
l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Come and frolic shamelessly to the cheesier than cheesy 70s. 80s and 90s party tunes.
I Jazz Joint at The Jazz Joint. IOpni—3ani. £5 (£4). Weekly. 5 Dec sees a Colin Steele's Grits ‘n‘ Gravy preview. shortly to be taking up a Thursday night residency. l2 Dec sees the very excellent Ugly Groove Movement and Elemental. What a club. what a groove.
I Joy at Wilkie House. l().3()pm—3am. £7 (£6) before llpm; £9 (£8) after. )2 Dec. Monthly. Residents Maggie and Alan in the main room with their pumping blend of house and techno to keep you dancing all night. Trendy Wendy and Sally Findlay through the back with a fine ctrt of cheesey. groovy tunes. Always a top night out.
I Jungle Magic at The Potterrow. 9pm—3am. £7 (£5). l2 Dec. Monthly. This is a one-off Christmas special featuring the mighty ()ptical (Metalheadz) promoting the awesome new Virus LP Worm Holes. Ftill support from D] Kid and G-Mac (back to back) plus MC Feelman and V.) A-l)an and all the usual Manga mayhem. Manga returns 22 .lari for their third birthday party. Check website for more info. www.basstrap.com/manga
I Le Freak at The Attic. llpm-3am. £5. Weekly. Back to the 70s and all that used to glitter. Strut your funky disco stuff.
I Liquid at the Liquid Room. l().3()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Residents Dave Smith and Andy Ford play cltrb favourites from house. garage and old school. Very busy. get there early.
I The Living Room 9pm-lain. Free. Weekly. See Fridays.
I Lizzard Lounge at Cafe (ii-ai‘iiii. l()prn--2am. £6 (£5). Weekly. ()ne of the best clubs in Scotland at one of the best venues. l2 l)ec sees big guest Carlos Pena. A rnttclt anticipated debut for Pena. he has been singing salsa in Venezuela since the 70s and will be supported by a ten-piece salsa orchestra. I)Js Joseph Malik and lil l.ion.
I Loveshack at The laffacake. l().3()pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Now over a year old. a mainstream party night. Expect a mix of 70s. 8()s and 90s chart hits. plirs a revamped venue.
I Luvely at Wilkie House. Monthly. Next date 26 Dec with a Spacemen arid Aliens theme . . doo doo doo (loo.
I Made In Iguana at lguarta Cafe Bar. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Stuart Duncan (Ti'iptonite North/JDJ) with house iii this busy bar.
I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. l()pm- 3am. £3 cones and before I lpm; £4 thereafter. Weekly. World nrustc with Sir ()ssie playing the ftill African. soca. l.atin. salsa. reggae aitd raga sounds.
I Messenger Sound System at The Bongo Cltrb. 9pm—3am. £6 (£5). 12 Dec. Fortnightly. A gerruitrc sound system on a custom-built rig made for bass. Fxpect a rotrglr selection of upfront roots and dtib reggae. ()ne of the biggest events of the year. The legendary .lalr Shaka. the king of sound systems. appears for the first time in Scotland to perform a six-hour set. Shaka plays tools and culture in a Royal King Day id style and this is a once in a life time chance to see him. Please note earlier starting time.
I Mingin' at Sttrdto 24. Monthly. Next date )9 Dec.
I Ministry Of Sound at The l’otterrow. Monthly. Next date 3) Dec.
I Moroccan Clouds at Po .\'a Na. l()pm-—3am. Free before I lpiti. £2 after. Weekly. Well Stirred at the controls in this btrsy bar/club. dropping a mix of disco. funk. ()(ls, 70s. 8()s. hip hop and cheese.
I Naughty at The Ark. 9pm 3am. £5. Weekly. Half price with flier. A night for the office workers wanting to drink and dance to party tunes.
I Noa 9pm-3am. Free before llpm; £3 before midnight; £6 after. Weekly. llead through to the backroom for quality garage arid house with Taste's Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie.
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Into its fourt year; Sublime is considered Scotland’s premier trance techno club. On board from the start, the two main room residents Kev Wright and ldge command a loyal following that really has to be seen to be believed. Sublime has a fortnightly residency at Wilkie House and a mantlin residency at The Potterrow.
DJ romcraft: "the Lord (Darkness mix)‘ (Kosmo)
D) Tomcraft follows up ‘The Mession' with this bassline driven trance track, worked around some familiar samples of 'Fine Da ’ b Ous lll.
Emmanuel top: 'OdelHonky Tonk‘ (Attack)
Another 26 minutes and 56 seconds of deep. hypnotic traricey techno from the bi
Frenchman - scarey stuff!
Orange Lemon: 'Dreams Of Santa Ana‘ (Warlock)
The first time I ever heard this tune was in The Hacienda. Mike Pickering teased it for an hour, just as we thought we wouldn't hear it, he dropped it. Bang! Uproar.
Sweet Drop: 'The Violator' (Rampant) A Sublime classic for the past three years. Still creeps into my box and it sounds as fresh as the day it was pressed.
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