CLUB LISTINGS continued
I Slam's Never Get Out The Boat at The Renfrew Ferry. lOpm—3am. £10. 27 Dec only. Stuart and Orde‘s Christmas blow-out (apart from the one their having at the Arches on Christmas Day) featuring the Slam duo. and The Subby‘s Saturday residents Harri and Domenic lus Soma's Maas live.
Slam/Soma Sin Day at The Cul De Sac. Noon-midnight. Free. 27 Dec only. The legendary annual Slam party with Stuart and Orde (Slam). Funk D'Void. Maas. Paul Cawley. Jengaheads. Silicone Soul. Jim Hutchison and Brian Mumin all dancing on the tables before heading down to the boat party.
I Sorted at The Cathouse. 10.30pm-4am. £2 (£1.50; free before
1 1.30pm). lndie/altemative vibe with drinks romos.
I Straight Ahead at McChuill's Way Out West. 8—1 lpm. 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 l lpm—4am. £5 (£8. 27 Dec). 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 Burn at The Apartment. 1 1pm—4atn. £3 (free ifyou work in a pub or a bar). DJs Norm and Richard with the good- time party gr00ves they used to provide at Jet. Dead busy and silly. maybe something to do with the 60p drinks promos. oh yeah. 2] Dec the legendary Joey Negro guests in a disco house style. £5.
I Cleopatra's at C leopatra's. l0.30pm-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. 9.30pm—midnight. Free. DJ Jon playing classic 80s retro with a touch of punk and new wave. Gay. 20 Dec The Gay Men‘s Choir sing carols round the Christmas tree in the lounge. 27 Dec DJ Michelle and Twisted elegance in the lounge. 3 Jan Poptastic with Michelle and the infamous shag tags for the first time in ‘99.
I Karn Dunbar’s Party Nights at Bennet's. llpm—3am. £3. 2l and 28 Dec only. Soon to be TV star Karn Dunbar with a big party night. 28 Dec drag queen Lizzie Dripjoins the proceedings. Gay. Drink Promos.
I M8 Party at Archaos. l lpm—4am. Free (but ticket only from M8 and Archaos). 21 Dec only. Massive festive party with Judge Jules. Kris Keegan. AJ and a host of Scottish DJs.
Club Havana Post new year Latin blow out with the award winning DJ Jazz bringing his hip grinding rhythms to the ferry. The Renfrew Ferry, Fri 1 Jan.
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I Psy-phi Christmas Party at The Sub Club. 10pm—4am. £4 (£5). 28 Dec only. Psy Phi moves for one night after Hogmanay and Christmas Eve got in the way. Alex and Paul welcome Manchester's Chubby Grooves for the Fourth time and Peter Parker for the second. Hip hop and beats.
I Soul Sauce at Bar 91. 9pm—lam. Free. 21 Dec only. Northern soul. Stax Atlantic. Hammond jazz and blaxploitation from DJ Mark (Top Rank). I Speedracer at The Garage. l0.30pm—4am. £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 promos.
I Spunk at Alaska. I lpm—4atn. Free (but invite only from Spy or PR staff). 2| Dec. Test night ofAlaska‘s gay night with camp classics on the ground floor and pumping Euro NRG/house from DJ Stella. Commences full-time 18 Jan.
I Velvet Rooms at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—4am. £4 (£3). 28 Dec only. House and garage in the main room and drinks promos.
I Boogaloo at Club Budda. llpm—4am. Free. Cheeky student night at this intimate new venue with classic house tunes and cheap drinks.
I Boomerang at The Apartment. llpm—4am. £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—4am. £l. Jer (from Dawson) hits the turntables with some noisy guitars. dub. drutn & bass. hip hop and jarring unrelated chunks of folk music from around the globe. Open throu hout festive season.
I Dui Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Stevie Donaldson from Bar IO and other fine establishments round town. plays dub. I Eden at The Velvet Rooms. llpm-4am. £3 (£2). Alan Ronald plays Britpop in the tnain room while Scott Mckay plays mellow house in the front room of this lush club. Drinks promos. Open 22 and 29 Dec. £4 (£3).
I Knights Of The Round Table at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Credible mix of hip hop. big beat and house from a pool of local DJs. Cheap pints.
I Limbo Records at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—4am. £5 (£7). 29 Dec only. Limbo boss-man Billy Kiltie with Steven McCreery. Quietman and Frank Gee (Platypus ~ London). second part of the tale of two cities they did a while back with Hook.
I Mish Mash at The Cul De Sac. 8pm-lam. Free. 22 Dec only. Mish Mash Christmas Bash with Nick Peacock. Paul Cawley. Oscar. Paul Booth and MC Nordin playing mish-mashed spread of jazzy. funky. beaty. bassy. Latiny. dubby qualit music for the sussed ear.
I P0 0 Lounge at The Polo Lounge. 8pm—4am. £tbc. 22 and 29 Dec. Totn and Marge with their Christmas spectacular in the lounge. DJ Tom in the club with bangin‘ choons. classic choons in the Trophy Room. Gay.
I Pump at Betty's Mayonnaise. llpm—4am. £3 (£2). Paul Traynor with a happy mix of hip hop. soul and funk in the intimate atmosphere of Betty‘s. Drinks promos.
I Rhymes And Versus at The l3th Note. llpm-3am. £6. 29 Dec only. Skint Records' Cut La Roc. last seen in Edinburgh for the Big Beat Boutique tour last issue joins Dribbler (Pure). Patrick McManus and Nik Craig of the R&V collective for electro. hip hop and techno. I Rub-A-Dub at The Cul De Sac. 8pm—lam. Free. 29 Dec only. DJ Gallus from the all-new RAD record emporium/shack (and Club 69) mixing up the muffins and playing the platters that matter.
I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpm—4am. £4 (£2). Insane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the charty choons of Gerry and Iain in the main room. Staggering drink promos.
I The Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s. ll.30pm—4am. £3 (£1.50). Raymond Davren’s party-type affair at the straight night in this gay venue. Drinks promos. I Solo at The Temple. I lpm—4am. £3 (£2). New student night in this new venue with Mr Cheese to Please. Jim Da Best (Apartment) bringing his patty
ma hem to the Temple. Drinks promos. I unny D at The Lime. llpm—4am. £3 (£2). Student charty. party mix from DJ Florida Bob with cheap drinks.
I Tam's Terrific Tuesdays at The I3th Note (Basement). lOpm—4am. £2. Tatn Coyle. the original student night DJ. with a new night of indie music from the 70s to the 90s. Drinks promos.
I Test at The Sub Club. llpm—Jam. £7 (£5). 29 Dec and monthly. Recovering after the mayhem of their Art School event. Test gets back to (almost) normalin with their regular Sub Club experimental techno night. Features residents Shandy. Dave Tarrida (Sativa) and guests.
I T.I.T at Trash. 10.30pm—4am. £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. 22 Dec. T.l.T French Kisstnass with presents including a special raffle for a trip for two to Paris.
I 70s Wonderland at The Cathouse. llpm—4am. £2 (£1.50; free before ll.30pm). Silly 70s disco and funk with sillier drinks promos.
I Aquaplanet at The Sub Club. llpm—4am. £8. 30 Dec only. Luke Slater (Planetary Assault System) guests with Twitch. Slater is hailed as the natural British inheritor of the classic Detroit sound with his textured. layered techno odysseys.
I Bennet’s at Bennet's. l l.3()pm—-lam. £2.50 (£1.50). DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Gay. Drinks promos.
I Big Daddy at The l3th Note Club (upstairs). llpm—4am. £l. Big Daddy ensures us he's presenting a 'half-nelson of funk. jazz. hip hop and petite beats' every week so there you go. tnake what you will of that. 0an throughout festive season.
I Blowﬂy X-rated at The Apartment. llpm—«lam. £3. 30 Dec only. DJ Tchico with his superior brand of R&B. swing and funk shifted to the Wednesday for Ho 'manay. Drinks prontos.
I Chopper at Betty‘s Mayonnaise. l().30pt‘n—3.30am. £4 (£2.50). House. 90s disco and pop from Matt Munro. Drinks promos. Replaced by Cop 23 .tnd 30 Dec. I Cop at Archaos. l()pm—4am. £4 (£3). 23 and 30 Dec only. DJ Vance and CJ up in the dome room playing contemporary club tunes to a young. glammy bunch while Tam ‘The Fuzzl Coyle does his indie/pop/kitsch stuff in Betty‘s Mayonnaise. Bungee performance spectacular in dome room. Drinks promos.
I East Village Pharmacy at Yang. opin-lam. 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. 23 Dec. East Village Pharmacy. Dribbler (Pure) and Basic Level playing live in a funky electt'o style.
I Electric Bogey at Club Budda. llpm—4am. £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. llpm—4am. £3 (£2). DJ Skud with funky house and garage grooves for a cheery crowd. Probably the busiest club in town tonight. Drinks promos.
I Human Nature at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). New night at the
Crispin Glover First time in Scotland for experimentally eclectic Glover who has released tracks on Matrix, Junior Boys Own, Sony, Strictly Rhythm and Nuphonic. Yang, Fri 78 Dec.
Velvets with Stevie Smith playing house and gara e in the tnain room.
I Jenga eads at The Living Room. 9pm—midnight. Free. Mainly 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—4am. £3 (£2). Paul N‘Jie playing house. hip hop and funk in the smaller. cosier room ofTrash. Drinks promos. Replaced by Sly 23 and 30 Dec.
I Nice For Students at The Bom.
l lpm—4am. £3 (£2). Disco Dave playing cheesy tunes. 60p vodka mix and slammer. £l selected bottled beers.
I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. l().3()pm—4am. £5 (£3); free before midnight. Night of R&B and uptempo soul from Martin Hesketh. Drinks promos.
I Relax at The Lime. llpm—4am. £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 Rhymes And Versus at The 13th Note (basement). £3. 23 and 29 (Wed) Dec only. Continuation of the R&V innovation bringing together classic and contemporary electro. hip hop and techno from an amorphous collective pissed off with the Glasgow scene and doing their own thing. Tonight sees Patrick McManus. Dema and Mark D aka STS on live decks.
I Rumble at The Garage. I lpm—Jam. £4 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night of charty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. Moves from Thursdays 23 and 30 Dec. I Salsa Y Sabor at Havana. Rpm-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 Cttl De Sac.
8pm— 1 am. Free. New jazzy drum & bass pie-club from new name to the circuit Shu Hirita all the way through Christmas and New Year.
I Sly at Trash. llpm—4am. £5 (£3). 23 and 30 Dec only. Sly‘s two pre-eve parties with party house from Neil. Frog. Scott Free and Disco Dan then (30 Dec) Paul N'Jie.
I Souped Up at The Garage. l0.3()pm—4am. £3 (£2). lain Hanlon with poppy student good time party tunes. Drinks promos.
I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel. l().3()pm—3.30am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). 23 and 30 Dec only. The regular Thursday night student event moves to Wednesday for the festive season with
Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekends) and
Lisa. playing a mix ofcontemporary house anthems plus some right royal cheesers over two rooms.