FOur pla East Village P armacy
Stewart Gardiner is half of East Village Pharmacy (alongside Leon tvthermott) who are resident at DISCOJUtlky, Yang and Bargo. The music is a fusion of hip hop, breaks and electro beats. Even though the duo have been playing out for only a year they have already played with Jon Carter, Cut La Roe and Crispin Glover.
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s‘- 1 Basement Jaxx: ‘Rendez Vu' (XL)
Their second limited release on XL keeps
up the high standard of their prevrous Yo Yo. Great vocoder-driven electro house with funky guitars.
Desert Eagle Discs: 'The Lovers EP' (Boilerhouse)
The Buster Rhymes collaborators come up wrth some soulful hip hop relying heavuy on female vocals.
Pablo: ‘All Praises Due' (Guidance) Check out the b-side for an ace name checking hip hop skit plus some laid- back Jungle reappropriating the strings from Psycho Another release from the guy who recently had a record out on Glasgow’s very own Fenitik label.
Darkside: 'Bass Is The Place' (Dark Knight)
For his new imprint Lars Sandberq teams up With envoy to make some pretty dark 4/4 electro. Heavy on the kick drums, not a far cry from the Break In stable.
60 THE LIST / .21 )ani'ria
CLUB LISTINGS continued
I Salsa Sabrosa at McChuil's High Street. 8.30pni—midnight. Free. ‘) Jan only. Another hot salsa itiglit in store at this lively venue courtesy of Karen Past and her DJ.
I The Shed at The Shed. lt)pn) -3am. £5 (£4). Ronnie upstairs playing ‘)()s classic house. Graeme Ferguson in the tnain with commercial dartce favourites. Drinks promos. Brand riew club for the southsidc froti) the team behind tlte (iarage.
I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. ()pni-3ani. £5. Sixties to 80s pop. sotil. ftitik. Motown. party tunes plus cttlt videos and news reels. Drinks promos ‘)—l lprn.
I Sub Culture at The Stib (‘lttb l().3()pii)—5ati). £8. Haiti and Doiitenic lord it over the legendary tiigltt of nice 'n' groovy. hard-hittin‘. funky house at the kirtg of Scottish underground dance venues. Tltis is still one of the hottest. ass-shakin’. no-holds barred itiglits iii the country.
I The Temple at The 'l‘eitiple. llptit—3aii). £7 (£5). The main night at this new vetttte with (ieoff Montford. Chris Harris and Scott Ritchie (es- Archaos) playing tough 11S attd British vocal house and garage to a well tip-for-it crowd.
I Trash at Trash. llpiti 3am. (£7) £5. Dressy. slightly older (bttt still going for it) crowd with house and garage in the main rooii) from DJ brother team Mathew and Peter. and sottl. swing arid R&B in the second room frotn l’atil N'Jie.
I Triumph at The Tunnel. llpt)i—3.3()an). £7 (£5). .-\ huge ttigltt of Italian and UK house at one of the country’s best looking \enues. (.‘olin 'l‘evendale atid Steven .\lc('reery' take on the main room wltile Key in .\lcl’arlane artd Steven l.ee offer tip a different \ ibe with a wide mix ot soul. fttttk arid dance classics in the second room. Stuart dress- code and they espect yott to make a lot of effort.
I Velvet Rooms ltlpn) -3pn). £3 (£4 before midnight). DJ Scud in the main tooth with house. garage and club classics. John l._\'()l)s in the front room playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat arid classic soul. Very beautiful club that has a clientele to match.
I Yang at Yang. llpitt 3am (bar open from 6pm). £5 (free before llpm ). .\'ic Notiveati and ()ccastonal l.y ntte w rtl) sublime ltotise in the room one. .\'aeen) playing R& B. hip hop and soul in room two with Sony album launches the last Sat of the month. It) the back room there's Nucleus. with Jim and Brian working tltts classic sweatbos in a deep electronica style
joined on the last Sat of each month by
international Sonia recording artist Funk D’Void. Drinks promos.
I Bar M at Bar M. Spit) midnight. Free. Stevie Donaldson (Bar ltl/Discoittnky') playing a dub set. Drinks promos.
I Bennet's at Bennet's. l|.3t)pn) 3am. £3 (£2 ). llp-tempo high energy with .loltr) Frazer. (iay. Drinks promos.
I BIQNdeT ill The Jill) Note (downstairs). lllpm tam. £2. l.)\ e bands atttl then people frotit bands play iitg some records. Simple as that.
I Budda at Budda. Spit) titidnight. Free New York Alliance's (‘oltti Walker playing a deep llll\ to bring your weekend to a close. Drinks promos.
I Cleopatra's at (‘Ieoparia‘s. l().3()pm--2.30am. £3 (£2). l’op. 7(ls and SOs )arty tunes pltts drinks promos
I C ub Mouth at The l3tl) Note (‘lub (ground floor). ltlpm 2.30am £2 (free before llpm). Bi/arre eclectic IIII\ of guitar. beats. punk psy cl). past. present. future. with a late-drinking. nae tlancin' policy brought to you by .\laiky l’ plus Steve and ('laire .\lc('at)n.
I Club Tropicana at The (image (upstairs). llprtt 3am. £3 (£2). Two D.ls called Brian playing indie. Bt'ttpop aitd maybe some retro sttiff too. Drinks PI'UlllUS.
I Crucial Vibes at Yang (Rootn Two). ()prir—tnidnight. Free. Melodic reggae and upbeat dancehall from the (“metal Vibes crew. Drink promos.
I Cubana Chant at Havana. Split-~tiiidrtiglit. Free. At) evetting ofeasy l.atin. Latin-tan. artd l.atin ftrrik front Gordon Watson pltts guests.
I Cul De Sac at (‘ul De Sac Bar.
()~—l lpitt. Free. Flements D.ls Rental and Stevie playing upfront drum (y bass.
I Cut 'n' Candy at The Candy Bar. Spin—midnight. Free. Scott Ritchie arid (’ieoff Montford playing a chunky vocal garage wat'iiier before their night tip at The Temple. Drink promos.
I Cut ’n' Paste at The Temple.
llpitt 3am. £5 (£3). D.ls (ieoff .‘vlontfot'd. (‘hi'is llar't'is. Stevie Middleton. Scott Ritchie and. once a month. Simon l‘oy'. Deep house arid garage from the boy s. Drinks pt'tittltts‘ aitd sonte free champets.
I Dimanche Foul at |.e l’etit Pain (33*) Bytes Road). 5-9pm. Weekend recovery sesh of damn fine hot coffee. fresh sotip. pastries and the one aitd only DI Friendly helping (‘ole l’ot'ter greet the new beats. lisactlv what we tteed.
I Divine at Brel. SSI) llprt). Andrew arid Alan Divine ((ilasgow School ()f Art) play you the sttiff tltey play for themselves at home. Retro soul. Bobby (ientry. Illt)\ ie themes. etc. l’t‘e—club.
I Disco Connection at Yang (Rootit ()ne). ()pn) midnight. Free. Funked tip disco and rare grooy e front DJ Kev. Drinks promos.
I Disco Extravaganza ill I-‘iti-y .‘vliiii-y-s llpri) 3am. £3 (£2 I. Studenty night of party tunes from D.ls Dave atid l’hil. All drinks £l.
I Ego Trip at The Apartment. lll‘lllritlll. £5. .lIltI Da Best with his usual cheesy rim of pop and club classics. £1 a drtttk.
I Firebird at l'II'L‘l)ll'(l. S ‘l lpii). Free. Hair) and ()scar w ith a freestyle Il)t\ of Sunday tt‘c()\ct'_\ tttnes and some fitte. tine food frotn the l'll't‘l‘ll'tl kitchens.
I Jitterati at (‘lttb Bttdda. llptii -3ati). £4. Michael Kilkie ('l'unnel/l 'ber' Disko) w ttl) a deeper mix tliati his Tunnel rtigltt. bttt still playing upfront house rt) this new. very cool venue. Drink promos.
I Liquid Cool at Baba/a. ltlpit)--3at)). £5 (£3). Absolutely insanely busy trigltt with a dressy crowd sucking the last drops front tlte weekend. l'pliftitig vocal garage aitd house from .'\l'c‘lltlt)s Saturday itigltt residents Drinks promos.
I Traxx at The l.)\ ing Rootii. .\ llpiti. Free Tiasy's Derrick arid Simon playing blissed—out deep underground house of the highest tptality.
I Nick Peacock at the \‘anety Isa): Spit) ititdtiigltt. Free. The legendary Nick Peacock w ith a laid-back Jill/y. occasionally liottsey affair.
I Optimo at The Strb (‘lub llpm 3am. £4 (£3). l~reakbeat electi'o. (ltl\ iii-g Detroit aitd Stls sy ittltpop twisted deck action from yer hosts ,lilkes and Twitch pltts li\e bands aittl filiti events. Drinks promos all iiigltt. Say yes to another
I Planet Peach at Planet l’each. lt).3t)pn) 3am. £4 (£3 ). l’i'ee before midnight. New nrgltt of hip hop. funk. house. bi}! beat aitd disco from lat) llattlot). .'\ll thinks £ | .2”.
I Please Yourself at 'I'iasli I Ipn) 3am. £5 (£2). l’.)ttl .\".lie with a ttiellow
Sunday Iltt\ from lttttk. soul. swing arid lttp hop to garage. Drinks promos.
I The Shed at The Shed. lllpii) 3am. £3 (£2). .\lartin llesketl) upstairs playing chart house and garage. Drinks promos. Bi'attd new club for the Sottthstde front the team behind the (iarage
I Shirley's Temple at .'\I'cll.I()\.
llptit 3am. £5 (£3). .\ls .'\lston attd his/her alter ego .lonrtie Rocket play mg a deep house sottndtiack it) the titaitt rooti) wlttlc all about him things get a bit weird. Stilt w alkeis. ftt'e eaters. (rape/e artists. tattoos. eat-piercing and anything else they fattcy bookitig. l’aul Tray nor arid .lamte Fullerton are resident in bar one
w ttl) RtyB. hip ltop. swing and soul. Drinks promos. Busiest place in towti tonight alert See preview.
I Ska Sunday at Nice ‘n' Sleazy (ground floor bar). 2-6pm. Free. DJ l.ukey latke with a Sunday session ofska at this laid-back Sauchiehall Street bar. ()ccasional live sets from The At))pl)etaii)eaiiies.
I Sorted at The (.‘athouse. lt).3()pn)-3am. £2 (£l.5(); free before ll.3()pm). Indie/alternative vibe with drinks promos.
I Straight Ahead at McChuill‘s Way ()ttt West. X—l lpti). Free. (ioodfoot mob and friends playing an extremely diverse selection of sotil. jazz. funk and tltib.
I Sueno at Barcelona. Spin—midnight. Free. Fottr hours of blissed ottt tunes front ntaittland Spain played by DJ Jazz. Pie-club.
I Velvet Rooms I lpin~3uin £5. Raymond Woods in room one. playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. Ronnie Bell in room two. with art open mix from classic house to soul. All drinks £l.
i GLASGOW MONDAYS
I Burn at The Apartment. llpn)--3an). £3 (free if you work in a pub or a bar). D.ls Norm and Richard with the good- tiitie party grooves they used to provide at Jet. Dead busy. and silly. maybe something to do with the ()()p drinks promos. oh yeah.
I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra's. l().3()ptt)‘2.3();tltl. £2 (£1). Pop. 70s arid 80s party tunes pltts drinks protnos in this ever so tacky west end ‘nite' club.
I Echo Beach at The l’olo Lounge. 0.30pm» midnight. Free. DJ Jot) playing classic SOs retro with a touch of punk and new w ave. (.iay.
I Speedracer at The (iarage. lt).3t)pn)--3atn. £3 (£2). DJ Steven mixes tip a few' indie-dance classics arid retro tttttes for a busy. ttp-for-it crowd in the main room. Bttsiest place in town tonight alert. Drinks promos.
I Boogaloo at Club Budda. llpm—3am. Free. ('heeky student night at this intimate new venue with classic house tunes and cheap drinks.
I Boomerang at The Apartment. len)--3ai)). £3. Nicky Modlin and Scott Free w itl) tip-front house in an lbiza fashion. Drinks promos.
I Brazilica at llavatta. Spin—midnight. Free. Bra/.ilian dance music arid cool latin _);)1/ from DJ Macio in this bar/restatirant. Happy Hour 5--7pm.
I Buffo at The l3th Note (‘iub (ground floor). llpm -3am. £l. .lei' (front Dawson) hits the turntables with sortie noisy gttitars. (ltib. drttti) & bass. hip hop and jarring unrelated chunks of folk music from around the globe.
I Dub Night at The Variety Bar.
.\'pm midnight. Free. Stevie Donaldson front Bar lt) aittl other fitte establishments round town plays dtib.
I Eden at The \‘elvet Rooms.
llpm 3am. £3 (£2). .-\lati Ronald plays Britpop in the main room while Scott .\lckay plays mellow house in the front room of this lush club. Drinks promos. I Jim Da Best at The cooler.
Spit) midnight. Free. .liti) with his cheese to please mix. w arming tip before his titglit tip at The ’l'etiiple.
I Knights Of The Round Table at The (‘i'oss Bar. Spit) iitidittglit. (‘redible Illl.\ of hip ltop. big beat arid house front a pool of local DJs. (‘heap pints.
I Pump at Betty 's Mayonnaise.
llpm 3am. £3 (£2). l’atil 'l‘raynor aitd Vance with a happy mi\ of hip hop. soul artd ftittk ii) the intimate atmosphere of Betty 's. Drinks proitios.
I Shooting Stars at The (iarage.
llpti) 3am. £4 (£2 ). Insane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the chatty choons of(ierry and lain in the main room. Staggering drink promos.
I The Shimmy Club at Bennet's. ll.3l)pr)) 3am. £3 (£|.5()). Raymond Dav ren's party-ty pe affair at the straight rtrglit it) this gay venue. Drinks pt‘tillttis‘.