CLUBS listings


room one with deep eclectic tunes. Bob Peck and Charlie lnman in room two playing big beat. soul and hip hop. Michael Peck and Ben Jones in the back club with funk. break and house. Drinks promos. 24 Dec special Christmas Eve party with the residents and an extra special guest tbc. 31 Dec Yang Hogmanay party with the Saturday residents. £10. but it‘s still free before

1 tn. IOEsperanto at Havana. 8pm—lam.

Free. DJs G Boy and Muchaill with border-breaking. jazz-fuelled dub funk. All drinks £1.35. Pre-club. 31 Dec. special Esperanto Hogmanay party with residents plus live band The High Heel Sneakers. £5.

I Fatboy's Kitchen at McChuill's Way Out West. 8—1 1pm. Free. Big beat and hip hop from local DJs. Drinks promos. I Floorplay at The Velvet Rooms.

I lpm—4am. £4 (£3). Dance and soul mix from DJ Skud in the main room getting away from the usual student cheese. All drinks £1. 24 and 31 Dec Skud hosts the Velvet Rooms festive parties. £10.

I Free Flow at Glasgow School OfArt (downstairs). 9pm—2am. £1 (students and guests). DJs Al Rutherford and Lindsey with Northern soul. funk flavour.jazzy breaks and beats. hip hop connection. movie soundtrax. drum & bass rhythms and cold. cheap beer.

I Free Form at The 13th Note Club (both floors). lOpm—4am. £5 (free before llpm). 31 Dec only. Steven and Paul Watt with two floors of soul. Latin. jazz and funk with a Hogmanay spirit.

I Fudge at Planet Peach. 1 lpm—4am. £4 (£2). New night with Alan Ronald playing big house party tunes. All drinks £1.50. 24 Dec and 31 Dec l0pm—4am. £8.

I 92 Hogmanay at g2. l0pm—4am. £ 10 (£7). 31 Dec only. g2‘s first Hogmanay party with residents from their nights yet to be confirmed at time of going to press. It’s likely to be in a hip hop/breaks and beats style though.

I Garage Christmas Eve at The Garage. 9.30pm—4am. £|O (£7). 24 Dec only. Dave Ross presents The Guvnor‘s big Christmas cracker with sing-a-long good time party tunes from indie to chart dance and some retro classics.

I Garage Hogmanay at The Garage. 9.30pm—4am. £10(£7). 31 Dec only. Hogmanay done Garage style with shortbread. pipers and drunken studenty ma hem.

'I Glasgow's flogmanay Merchant City. 9pm-l999. 3| Dec only. Free. See separate guide upfront in the magazine. but basically you've got Radio One with Dave Pearce. Ruff Driverz. Brandon Block and Tina Cousins in the High Street car park. Slam on the Bell Street Dance stage. Pure in the Old Fruitmarket

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Face Off Ollie Teeba (Ninja) headlines, but tomight we are treated to the first live set from sure to be star of '99 Daniel Ibbotson from Glasgow. The Arches, Fri 25 Dec.


Colours and Inside Out New York’s Roger Sanchez gives you the only real alternative to sitting in church and stumbling through half remembered carols. A truly religious experience from one of the worlds‘best house Dls. The Arches, Thu 24 Dec.

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(pay event). The Jengaheads (hip hop) on the Bargo stage - Albion Street and Simon Foy. Michael Kilkie. George Bowie. Trevor Reilly and Darren Stokes on the Stnirnoff stage at the corner of Hutcheson and Wilson Street.

I Hi Karate at the Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). l0pm—2am. £l. Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine's weekly night. one of the finest funk breakbeat nights in the country. It may be easiest to describe what they do as big beat. but really it's a staggering combination of hip hop. soul. funk. electro. jump-up. ragga. reggae. Top stuff. 17 Dec. its special guest Andy Gardner (Cut and Paste/Freskanova). Closed 24 Dec. 3l Dec. it's the Hi Karate Hogmanay Party. £6 (£5 adv). See Hogmanay Hitlist.

I Hi Karate Vs. Missing Links at g2. lOpm—4am. £10(£7). 24 Dec only (replaces Dream Baby Dream). Christmas Eve special featuring Neil MacMillan. Andrew Divine. Michael Peck and Crawford Tait (who has been off in London recording for Cinema). Beats and breaks. hip hop and funk from the two clubs with pretty much the same DJs.

I Hooray Hogmanay at Rocksy's Basement. 10pm-2.30am. £tbc. 31 Dec only. Club 69's Hogmanay party with Martin. Wilba and Barrie of dance record shop Rub-A-Dub playing the best and deepest from the underground.

I Jengaheads Cul De Sac Bar. 9pm—lam. Free. Ali and Martyn of the Jengaheads with more of the same nonsense they are renowned for: big beats and a wee bit more from yer superstars of tomorrow. or maybe the day after depending on their han overs. Drinks promos. Pre-club. Replaced by general Cul De Sac japery 31 Dec.

I Love Boutique at Alaska. l lpm—4am. £10. 24 Dec only. With the Arches closed for the first two weeks of '99 you might be suffering Boutique withdrawal. but they‘ve put on this special night for y'all at this new venue. Resident DJ Roy plays his thumping hard house spread. joined by Divine‘s Hush Puppy (Art School) plus a special guest to be announced. Selected romos before midnight.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry's. l0.30pm—3.15am. £5 (£3). Fine indie. house and disco sounds downstairs with chemical beats (Chem Bros. David Holmes. Big Beat etc) upstairs. Drinks promos. 24 Dec and 3| Dec £ 10 (£7).

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I e Lime at The Lime. l0pm—4am. £4 (£3/£2 before llpm). Student night with club classics in your house and garage style from David Keenan. 24 and 3| Dec Cameron Craig takes over playing the best of the year mixed with a Christmas flavour. £tbc. Cheap drink promos. Look

out for the ’Shock hour' 10.30—1 1.30pm when Aftershock and Miller is only a pound.

I Mish Mash Hogmanay at Alaska. 10.30pm—4am. £14 (tickets from Spy. Bar 10. Bar 9|. McChuils Way Out West and Cul De Sac). 31 Dec only. The legendary Mish Mash Hogmanay party continues its nomadic roaming. checking out the Alaska vibe before having their album launch in the new year. Tonight sees the whole Mish Mash collective of Oscar. Nick Peacock. Paul Cawley and MC Nordin playing a suitably mish- mashed spread of jazzy. funky. beaty. bassy. Latiny. dubby quality music for the sussed ear plus a 3 song live set from the Mish Mash band.

I Northern Soul All-Dayer at Bar Lautrec‘s. 2pm-3am. £2. 24 Dec only. DJs Mark and Andy from the Top Rank Collective spinning the best in old and new Northern soul. Drinks promos.

I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. llpm-4am. £tbc. 24 and 31 Dec. All three rooms open late. party in lounge. anthems in club. camp classics in Trophy Room. Hogmanay also sees DJ Andy in the Trophy with classics from the year.

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I aressure at The Arches. 10.30pm—4am. £l3. 25 Dec only. Slam‘s Christmas blow-out with Stuart McMillan. Orde Meikle plus special guests Dave Alvarado. Stacey Pullen. DJ Q. Funk D‘Void. Nick Peacock. Phar Out and The Jengaheads.

I Psy-phi at The Sub Club. 1 lpm—4am. £4 (£3) guest nights are £6. Phar Out's Paul Cawley embarking on a voyage of hip hop. drum & bass and generally music with the funk. One of the best of its type in Scotland. Replaced by Aquaplanet 24 Dec and Sub Culture

Ho manay 3| Dec.

I sher 13 at The 13th Note (ground floor). I lpm—4am. £2. Weekly night from Hatch of Knucklehead (Art School. Sats) giving up electro funk beats to a crowd following on from his Variety pub gig.

I Pure at The Old Fruittnarket. lOpm—tbc. £18. 3| Dec only. The legendary Pure from Edinburgh come across the west coast to celebrate entering ‘99 in true Pure fashion. As well as all the Pure residents of Twitch. Brainstorm. Dribbler and The Bill playing hard funky techno. they’ve also got Glasgow‘s own Sparky (R&S)

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I Ra ar at The Cross Bar. Spin-midnight. Free. Progressive dub and techno with an eclectic mix of ‘beats. bleeps and squeaks'. Drinks promos. Open 24 and 31 Dec.

I Richard Howie at Russell’s Bar/Cafe. 8—1 lptn. Free. Richard Howie with deep. jazzy house. Pre-club.

I Rumble at The Garage. 1 lpm—4am. £4 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night ofcharty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Moves to Wed 23 and 30 Dec.

I Skint at The Cathouse. l lpm—4am. £4 (£2). Indie/grunge /chemical beats like what they do on a Saturday night. All drinks £l all night. 24 Dec and 31 Dec 9.30pm—4am. £8 (£5).

I The Shed at The Shed. lOpm—3am. £3 (£2). Mathew and Peter upstairs with 80s and 90s club anthems. plus Paul N’Jie in the tnain hall playing funk. garage and chart house. Drinks promos. Brand new club for the Southside from the team behind the Garage. 24 and 3| Dec £8 (£6).

I Sly at Trash. llpm—4am. £4 (£3). Neil and Frog in the main room for big anthems and cheesy nonsense plus Disco Dan in room two. Dress tip in some sort of sexy/glammy gear and you get in free. Drinks promos. 17 Dec Sly Christmas party with presents and two guests from lbiza's Manumission. Replaced by Trash in-house nights 24 and 3| Dec.

I Soul Sauce at Bar 9|. 9pm—midnight. Free. DJ Marc from the Top Rank Collective with classic soul. reggae and R&B. Pre club.

I Soul Shine at Bar Lautrec‘s (upstairs). 9pm—2am. 31 Dec. £2 after 10pm. free before. Valois and Cortez deliver

soul. hip hop. breaks. funky house and big beat. lus anything with flava.

I Sound ouse Christmas Eve at Soundhouse. lOpm—3am. £4. 24 Dec only. Underground house and 70s funk at this new members only underground venue. I Soundhouse Hogmanay at Soundhouse. 10pm—6am. £12 (£6 members). 31 Dec only. Underground house and techno from members of various collectives including Dubware. Syntax. Test. and Pure. Members only. I Sub Culture Hogmanay at The Sub Club. llpm-Sam. £16. 31 Dec only. The legendary Sub Club bells bash with all the usual suspects behaving particularly badly to a sublime deep American house soundtrack for Harri and Domenic.

I Trash Christmas Eve at Trash. lOpm—4am. £10 for students. full price tbc. 24 Dec only. Matt and Peter (Sat residents) in room one with upfront house. Grahame in room two with soul and funk and a festive cabaret in room three. Champagne promos.

I Trash Hogmanay at Trash. l0pm—4am. £6 for students. full price tbc. 3| Dec only. Stevie Smith with a house review in room one. Grahame in room two with soul and funk and a festive cabaret in room three.

1 1.45pm—l2. 15am ceilidh interlude. Champagne promos.

I Tunnel Christmas Eve at The Tunnel. lOpm-Sam. £16. 24 Dec only. Mass mayhem at The Tunnel as Steven McCreery. Michael Kilkie and Simon Foy occupy the tnain room. with Kevin McFarlane. Stephen Lee and Lisa Littlewood holing-up room two.

I Tunnel Hogmanay at The Tunnel. lOpm—Sam. £18. 31 Dec only. Radio One‘s Dave Pearce comes to the club with Colin Tevendale. fresh from their live broadcast to the nation from The Merchant's City. They‘re playing alongside Scott Mackay in room one while Kevin McFarlane and Stephen Lee get busy in room two. Rocking like a tiny little boat in a very big storm and banging like a demented judges gavel.

I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3.30am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). Student night featuring Kevin. Scott (Tunnel weekends) and Lisa. playing a mix of contemporary house anthems plus some right royal cheesers over two rooms. Drinks promos all night. Replaced by Tunnel Christmas and Ho manay.

I Welcome To Planet C eese at Babaza. llpm—4am. £3 (£2). Matt Munro with a commercial party mix. Drinks promos. Replaced by Bump 'n' Hustle 24 and 31 Dec.

I x-Rated at The Asylum (Caledonian University Union). 9pm—2am. £2 (£1). Chart and dance in the main room with DJ Ray plus indie in room two. 24 Dec The Sly boys guest with pumping house anthems.


Pressure Slam’s annual Chrissy day blow out featuring Stuart and Orde as yer hosts, Dave Alvarado, Stacey Pullen, DJ Q, Funk D’Void, Nick Peacock, Phar Out and The Jengaheads. The Arches, Fri 25 Dec.