Glasgow listings

Regular weekly clubs plus one-off events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed, provided up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Lack of information ma result in clubs being omitted. Clu listings compiled by Rory Weller (Glasgow) and Simone Baird (Edinburgh)


I 4th Dimension at Brel. 8.30-l lpnr. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and ftirik at this West find venue. Drinks promos. Pre-club.

I Access at Bonkers. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Well-respected Tunnel residents Michael Kilkie. Trevor Reilly and Simon Foy playing upfront house iii the Bonkers basement club. traditionally an officey venue. btrt given a credible touch by these guys. Drinks promos.

I Annie's Bath House at Bennet's.

I Ipm—3ani. £3 (£2). Annie and Grant with cheesy. daricey. poppy. retro and 70s party tunes on two floors. Gay.

I Ascendance at The Temple. llpm-3am. £5 (£3). New night of glammy hard house at The Temple. with Colin Tevendale (Tunnel) joined by regular bi0 name guests.

I East Village Pharmacy at Bat-go. 8pm-midmght. Free. 7 Jati and the first Thursday of each month. Night of hip .hop. breaks and beats from Stewart (our .Four Play selector this issue) and Leon. I Bar M at Bar M. 8pm--midnight. Free. Paul Cawley with an official Psy Phi hip hop ire-club. Drinks promos. I Blowfly X-rated at The Apartment. llpm-3am. £3. DJ Tchico with his superior brand of R& B. swing and funk. Drinks promos. I Brown Sugar at The Born. l|pm--3ani. £4 (£3). Two rooms with DJ TNT iii the front with R& B and swing while DJ Benji takes tip residency in room two with more of a hip hop sound. I Budda at Budda. Spin—midnight. Free. Nick (iemmil with a broad mix of credible dance. from house to drum 8; bass and hip hop. Pie-club. I Button Up at Strawberry Fields. llpni-3am. £2.50. New night of soul. 70s groove. Blue Note. ska and more. from DJ brothers Garry. John and Greg Kane plus friends. I Chu Chu at Club Budda. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). New night from (ieoff Montfoi'd and Scott Ritchie doing their top class house thing they do so well up in The Temple. \lassive drinks promos. I Cop at Archaos. l0prii--3am. £4 (£3). Immense student night (possibly the busiest in Scotland) with DJ Vance arid Cl tip in the riiaiii room playing contemporary club tunes to a young. glamnry bunch while Tani ‘Tlre Fuzz' (‘oyle does his indie/pop/kitsch sttrff in Betty's Mayonnaise. Drinks promos.

I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. 8pm-close. Free. Hatch and Jilkes of Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance and techno. Check out Hatch's Pusher l3 night at The l3th Note continuing on every week. Pre-club.

I Eclectic Underground at Yang. llpnr ~3am that open frorii (rpm). £5 (free before llpm). 'I‘hi'ee-way action II) this new. modernist club with the best in underground sounds. Doug and Tony in room one w ttli deep eclectic tunes. Bob Peck and (‘harlie liiman in roonr two play mg big beat. sotil and hip hop. Michael Peck and Bert Jones in the back club with funk. break and house. Drinks pl'()lll()\.

I Esperanto at Havana. Spin -niidiiight. Free. DJs 0 Boy and Muchaill with boi'der-bi‘eakirig. jau-fuelled dth ftiiik. All drinks £ l .35. Pie-club.

I Fatboy’s Kitchen at McChuill's Way ()tit West. 8 llpiii. Free. Big beat and hip hop from local DJs. Drinks promos. I Floorplay at The Velvet Rooms. llprn ~3am. £4 (£3). Dance and soul mix

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from DJ Skud iii the main room getting away from the usual student cheese. All drink £l.

I Free Flow at Glasgow School ()fArt (downstairs). 9pm-2am. £l (students and guests). DJs AI 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 Fudge at Planet Peach. 1 lpm—3am. £4 (£2). New night with Alan Ronald playing big house party tunes. All drinks £ I .50.

I Hi Karate at the Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). )0pni-2am. £l. Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine's weekly night. one of the fittest funk breakbeat nights in the country. It may be easiest to describe what they do as big beat. btit really it's a staggering combination of hip hop. soul. funk. electro. jump-up. ragga. reggae. Top stuff.

I Jengaheads at Cul De Sac Bar. 9pm—l lpm. Free. Ali and Martyn of the Jengaheads with tnore 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 hangovers. Drinks promos. Pre-club.

I Loveshack at Fury M urry’s. I().30pm—3.I5am. £5 (£3). Fine indie. house and disco sounds downstairs with chemical beats (Chem Bros. David Holmes. Big Beat etc) upstairs. Drinks promos.

I The Lime at The Lime. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3/£2 before llpm). Student night with club classics in your house arid garage style from David Keenan. Cheap drink promos. Look out for the ‘Shock hour" l().30-—l 1.30pm when Aftershock and Miller is only £l.

I Psy-phi at The Sub Cltib. llpm—3am. £4 (£3); guest nights are £6. Phar‘ ()ut‘s Paul Cawley embarking on a voyage of hip hop. drum & bass and generally music with the funk. ()ne of the best of its types in Scotland.

I Pusher 13 at The l3ih Note (ground floor). Ilpm—3am. £2. Weekly night from Hatch of Knucklehead (Art School. Sats) giving tip electro funk beats to a crowd following on from his Variety ptib gig.

I Radar at The Cross Bar. Spin-midnight. Free. Progressive dtrb and techno with an eclectic mix of ‘beats. bleeps and squeaks'.

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

I Rumble at The Garage. llpm- 3am. £4 (£2). Car'dow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night of chatty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students. I Skint at The Cathouse. llpm~~3am. £4 (£2). liidie/grtirige/clreinical beats like what they do on a Saturday night. All drinks £l all night.

I The Shed at The Shed. l0pnr-3am. £3 (£2). Mathew and Peter upstairs with 80s and 90s cltrb anthems. plus Paul N'Jie in the main hall playing funk. garage and chart house. Drinks promos.

I Sly at Trash. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). Neil and Frog in the main room for big anthems and cheesy nonsense plus Disco Dan in room two. Dress tip in sortie sort of sexy/glammy gear and you get in free. Drinks promos.

I Soul Sauce at Bar ‘)l. ()plll—lttldltlgltl. Free. DJ Marc front the Top Rank Collective with classic soul. reggae and R&B. Pie-club.

I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel. I().30piri—-3am. £4 (£2.50 with ll);tIl'lL’ card). Student night featuring Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekends) and l.isa. playing a mix of contemporary house anthems plus some right royal clieesei's over two rooms. Drinks promos all night. I B.Noty at Babaza. llpnr~-3ani. £3 (£2). Matt Morton with a little bit of house. a little bit of disco and heaps of furi at this trendy 'I‘lrursday irrght. Drinks pi‘oiiios.

I X-Rated at The Asy liini ((‘aledonian University Union). 9pm -2ani. £2 (£l ). Chart and dance in the nrain room w ith DJ Ray pltis indie in room two.


I 3 Room Fusion at Yang. 1 Ipm—3am (bar open from 6pm). £5 (free before

I lpm). Nit-funk arid rare groove in room one frorn Muchaill. Dema and Nice in room two with hp hop scratch mixing show. supported by the B'Men breakers aka The Freak Menoovers outfit. plus Rob G and Kernal (Elements). in the main club room. the only regular. dedicated drum & bass club night in Glas ow. Drinks promos.

I 4t Dimension at The Baby Grand. ()ptn—midnight. Free. Andy Young and Danny play jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and ftiiik. Drinks promos. Pre-club.

I Apartment at The Apartment. lem--3am. £8. Jim Da Best playing a wildly eclectic mix of big tunes. crossing genres like riobody’s business.

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I The Ark at The Tunnel. |lpm~~3airi. £7 (£5). Dressed tip night in this award- winning club. which eight years on still looks the business. The trio of Michael Kilkie. Scott Mackay and [ammo (Rhumba) take no prisoners in the main room for large-scale hard house dancefioor detonators. and then there's- Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in the second room for a slightly less full-on vibe. All drinks £I before 12.30am.

I Bargo at Bargo. ()pm—nridriiglit. Free. Quality house music from Dom and Jay (Strb Club) at this east city centre style bar. Pre-club.

I Bennet’s ll.30prrr--3am. £4 (£3). (it'arit Duff downstairs with an upbeat dance night then DJ Shawn for liandbaggy house upstairs. Drinks promos. Gay.

I Blood at The Sub Club. I lpnr—3am. £5. 8 Jan only. New monthly night highlighting the best of the new blood of Glasgow DJs coming through. No info as yet on who the first two w ill be. btit expect the best disco funk house.

I Bom at The Boni. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). Colin Hamilton. (ieorge Bowie and The Sly Boys with pretty full-on house. Drinks promos.

I Bonafide Love at The ('i'oss Bar. Spin-midnight. Free. Reggae. ragga and soca from DJ Dirtsman Drinks promos. Pr'e-club.

I Bonkers at Bonkers. Ilprir 3am. £4 after midnight. £3 before. (‘lub classics at this after office hang-out with residents David Campbell and Noble \Vliitelaw.

I Bonus Beats at g2. llpni ~3am. £3 (£4). New night replacing Spectrum with hearts and breaks from (iregory Peck and guests. Drinks promos.

I Budda at Budda. Spin tiirdiirglit. l‘ree. Chris Harris ('l'emple) with a chunky house pie-club w .ti‘irier.

I Buddasole at (‘lub Budda I lpm 3am. £5. Stevie Middleton continuuig upstairs with his ow n particular brand of American deep house and garage in this luscious new club eyei'y week.

I Buena Vista at (ilasgow School ()I Art (downstairs). l0pni -2.30ani. £3. A slice of I.atin jaw and funk from Mark and Michael of Delaneys Rhythm Section w ith Nick Peacock (Back To .la/z) playing the last Friday of ex ery month.

I Bump ’n' Hustle at Baba/a.

5.30pm 3am (DJs from llpm). £5 (free before llprii). Paul Tray not w ith ls’tk B. soul classics. garage and house It)!" a glarrriiiy. dressed-up crowd. Drinks promos,

I Cheesy Pop at The Queen Margaret lilllml. l0pm Cam. £3 (£2). Students and four guests. It's cheesy and it's poppy and it‘sjust unbridled fun all the way. brought to you by DJ Toast. Rack ~em tip Toasty boy. (‘losetl tiiitil l5 Jan.

I Crash at The Shed. I0piii 3am. £4 (£3), The return of (rash alter the years w ith Daye Ross play ing an eclectic l)l|\ ofkitscli classics. Drinks promos. Brand new club for the Southside from the team behind the (iarage.

I Cul De Sac at (‘ttl De Sac Bait

‘lpm iiiidnrght. l'r‘ee. Anton and Doug w ith pie-club head plrurik (‘lieck ottl Kenny ll playing 5 7pm for the Happy Hour too.

I Deep Fried at The I 3ll) .\'ote ('lub (both lIoors). llpiii 3am. £3. The Kung'l'tink (‘ollectiy e with reggae. dtib and mellow grooves on the ground floor and hip hop.

l # LIST

There's not much going on this issue, so here’s a round up of some of the regular nights we think stand out from the rest.

Buddasole Stevie Middleton (above) from one of the labels of the year Solemusrt continues to treat a select few to a sublime night of American deep house and garage. Small club, big atmosphere. Club Budda, every Friday

Psy-phi The deepest, funkiest night in town any night of the week, with Paul Cawley front Slam's splinter label Fenetik laying down the the best hip hop and drum & bass for a sussed, cool crowd . The Sub Club, Thus.

The Ark Now entering its ninth year, The Ark is still the number one place to go on a Friday night to sweat through your designer labels. Michael Kilkie, Scott Mackay and Zarnmo push the hard noose dancefloor detonators in the main room every week, The Tunnel, Fris‘

Shirley's Temple Not quite as gay as it used to be, but the representation is still pretty healthy at this regular end of week flow out. Deep funky house from Jennie Rocket (the artist formerly known as Ms AlsIOn) plus the finest aerial displays in the country, See pie/reuv. Art‘haos, Suns

Sub Culture Still no touching Ham and Dotrrenrc's legendary night of deep, funky New ‘r’ork house wrth the most welcoming crowd, and consistently rarrirrred (lanceiloor in Scotland. 5th Club, Sais

Slam Presents New tont‘ept night from the minds of Slant, kicking OII \'.|Ill the lrzp hop, breaks and beats of the Jengaheads and leading on to

Stlrt one Soul's disco funk house tonrriht TheA/‘c‘hr’s, Fir IS (an and

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big beat and ftiiik in the basement.

I Fellatio at Bar Sati/a. Spin «midnight.

I‘ree. Deep Philly funk. house and

garage. l’re-club.

I 68 Smirnoff Experience at The

Tc‘lltplt‘. llpnr 3am. £5 (£4). New night

w ith Radio ('lyde's (ieorge Bowie and

, Trevor Reilly playing pumping hard lrotise. Drinks promos.

: I Get Smart at Spy Bar. 5 9pm. Free.

.\'ew loungecore night of plruturistrc

music from DJ Mingo-go and Hush

I’tippy Happy Hour cocktails.

I Gold 'n Delicious at Archaos.

llpiii 3am. £0 (£4 ). Day id (iilniore and

Ryan Kerr play trig duality house and

garage amid the spectacle of the Friday

night acts. Bungee jumping acrobats. stilt

w alkeis and a whole heap of other

madness. Jamie Strang also plays soul

and RAM in bar one All drinks £l before


I Havana Barcelona .ti Barcelona.

Spin iiiitlnrglit. Free. The sound of the

I.atino liouse underground from DJ Jazz.