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—1 lpm. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk at this West End venue. Drinks promos. Pre-club. I Annie’s Bath House at Bennet‘s. l 1pm—3am. £3 (£2). Annie and Grant with cheesy. dancey. poppy. retro and 70s party tunes on two floors. Gay. I Arcadia at g2. llpm-3am. £3 (£2). Stevie and lan Hanlon with a new night of mixed up beats from hip hop to Northern soul. latinojazz. classic disco futtk and grooved-out house. Non-cheesy btit accessible student night with a bit of a passion for classic computer games. Now where did 1 put my Vic 2()'.’ Drinks promos. I Ascendance at The Temple. 1|pm-—3ain. £5 (£3). New night of glammy hard house at The Temple. with big name guests almost every week for not much money from you. 21 Jan Shy Brother with Gordon Gale. 28 Jan end of exam party with Alex P and David 00 Fletning. 4 Feb Darren Stokes and Lisa Littlewood. I Bar M at Bar M. Brim—midnight. Free. Paul Cawley with an official Psy Phi hip hop re-club. Drinks promos. I B owfly X-rated at The Apartment. 11.30pm—3am. £3. DJ Tchico with his superior brand of R&B. swing and funk. Drinks promos. I B.Noty at Babaza. l lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Matt Morton with a little bit of house. a little bit of disco and heaps of ftiit at this trendy Thursday night. Drinks promos. I Brown Sugar at The Born. 1 lpm—3am. £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 Geminil with abroad mix of credible dance. from house to drum d; bass and hip hop. Pre-club. I Button Up at Strawberry Fields. 1lpm—3am. £2.50. Sotil. 70s groove. Blue Note. ska and more. from DJ brothers Garry. John and Greg Kane plus friends. I Cheeze at Sli'athclyde University Students Union (Barony Bar. Dark Room and Level 8). Rpm—3am. Free (open to students and four guests). DJs Mark. Jain and Duffy with a proudly tacky and cheesy night of good time party tunes. Drinks promos. I Chu Chu at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Big house tunes back to back with DJ David. Massive drinks promos. I Cop at Archaos. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Immense student night (possibly the busiest iii Scotland) with DJ Vance and CJ tip iii the tuain room playing contemporary cltib tunes to a young. glammy bunch while Tam ‘The Fuzz' Coyle does his indie/pop/kitsch stuff iii Betty’s Mayonnaise. Drinks promos. I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. Rpm—close. l‘l'CL‘. Hatch and .lilkes of Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance aitd techno. Check otit Hatch's Pusher 13 night at Tlte 13th Note continuing every week. Pie-club. I Esperanto at Havana. 8pitt—inidnight. Free. DJs G Boy and Muchaill with border-breaking. jazz-fuelled dub fttnk. All drinks £1.35. Pre-club. I Fatboy's Kitchen at McCltuill‘s Way Out West. 8—1 lpm. Free. Big beat and hip hop from local DJs. Drinks promos. I Floorplay at The Velvet Rooms. llpm-3am. £4 (£3). Dance and soul mix from DJ Sktid in the main room getting

away from the usual student cheese. All drinks £1.

I Free Flow at Glasgow School Of Art (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 Fudge at Planet Peach. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). New night with Alan Ronald playing big house party tunes. All drinks £l

I Hi Karate at the Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). lOpm—2ain. £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 h0p. soul. funk. electro. jump-up. ragga and reggae. Top stuff.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry‘s. 10.30pm—3. 15am. £5 (£3). Fine indie. house and disco sounds downstairs with chemical beats (Chem Bros. David Holmes. Big Beat etc) upstairs. Drinks promos.

I The Lime at The Lime. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3/£2 before llpm). Student night with club classics in your house and garage style from David Keenan. Cheap drinks promos. Look out for the ‘Shock hour' 10.30—1 l.30pm when Aftershock and Miller is only £ 1.

I Psy-phi at The Sub Club. llpm—3am. £4 (£3); guest nights are £6. Phar Out's Paul Cawley embarking on a voyage of hip hop. drum (8'; bass and generally music with the funk. One of the best of its types in Scotland.

I Pusher 13 at The 13th Note (ground floor). llpm—3am. £2. Weekly night from Hatch of Knucklehead (Art School. Sats) giving up electro fttitk beats to a crowd following on frotn his Variety pub gig.

I Radar at The Cross Bar. Spin—midnight. Free. Progressive dub and techno with an eclectic mix of ‘beats. blee )S and squeaks'.

I Rhymes and Versus at The 1311) Note (basement). l()pm—3am. £2. 21 and 28 Jan only. Future electronica from Paddy Wax (21 Jan) and STS (28 Jan).

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. I lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Cardow and Ross with an exceptionally busy night of charty dance faves. cheap drinks and drunk students.

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

I Skint at The Cathouse. l 1pm—3am. £4 (£2). lndie/grunge/chemical beats like what they do on a Saturday night. All drinks £l all night.

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 some sort of sexy/glammy gear and you get in free. Drinks promos.

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

I Sushi at Yang. 1 lpm-—3am (bar open front 6pm). £5 (free before I lpm). Residents Bob Peck 8; Charlie lnman. Michael Peck and Ben Jones mix up hip hop & soul to fttnk breaks and house. Drinks promos.

I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel.

10.30pm—3am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). Student night featuring Kevin and Scott (Tunnel weekends) and Lisa Littlewood. playing a mix of contemporary house anthems plus some right royal classic cheesers over two rooms. Drinks promos all night. See feature upfront in the magazine to hear Lisa chat about whether or not it‘s tough being a female DJ.

I X-Rated at The Asylum (Caledonian University Union). 9pm—2am. £2 (£1). Chart and dance iii the main room with DJ Ray plus indie in room two.


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

1 1pm). Pre club mix in room one. hip hop and scratch mixing from residents Dema and Nice in room two. deep fuelled house with cut up disco house from the phat as phunk DJs and guests. Dn'nks promos.

I 4th Dimension at The Baby Grand. 9pm—midnight. Free. Andy Young and Danny play jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Drinks promos. Pre-club.

I Alaska at Alaska. llpm—Sam. £6 (£5). Weekly from 22 Jan. First regular night in this magnificent two floored venue featuring Nick Peacock. Mucbail. Alan and Raymond Woods playing a mix of funk.jazz soul. R&B arid house plus live percussion. Drinks promos.

I Apartment at The Apartment. llpm-3am. £8. Jim Da Best playing a wildly eclectic mix of big tunes. crossing genres like nobody's business.

I The Ark at The Tunnel. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). Dressed up night in this award- winning club. which eight years on still looks the business. The trio of Michael Kilkie. Scott Mackay and Zammo (Rhumba) take no prisoners in the main room for large-scale hard house dancefloor detonators. and then there‘s Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in the second room for a slightly less full-on vibe. All drinks £1 before 12.30am.

I Bargo at Bargo. 9pm—midnigbt. Free. Quality house music frotn Dom and Jay (Sub Club) at this east city centre style bar. Pre-club.

I Bennet's 11.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Grant Duff downstairs with an upbeat dance night. DJ Shawn upstairs for handbaggy house. Drinks promos. Gay. I Born at The Bom. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). Colin Hamilton. George Bowie and The Sly Boys with pretty full-on house. Drinks promos.

I Bonafide Love at The Cross Bar. Rpm—midnight. Free. Reggae. ragga and soca from DJ Dirtsman. Drinks promos. Pre-club.

I Bonkers at Bonkers. 11pm—3am. £4 after midnight. £3 before. Club classics at this after office hang-out with residents David Campbell and Noble Whitelaw.

I Bonus Beats at g2. l lpm—3am. £3 (£4). New night replacing Spectrum with beats and breaks froth Gregory Peck and guests. Replced by G&T 29 Jan. Drinks promos.

I Budda at Bttdda. Spin—midnight. Free. Chris Harris (Temple) with a chunky house pre-club warmer.

I Buddasole at Club Budda. l lpm—3am. £5. Stevie Middleton continuing upstairs with his own panicular brand of American deep house and garage iii this luscious club every week.

I Buena Vista at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). lOpm—2.30am. £3. A slice of Latin jazz attd funk from Mark attd Michael of Delaney's Rhythm Section with Nick Peacock (Back To Jazz) playittg the last Friday of every month.

I Bump 'n' Hustle at Babaza. 5.30pm—3am (DJs from 1 1pm). £5 (free before I lpm). Paul Traynor Jamie Fullerton with R&B. soul classics. garage aitd house for a glammy. dressed-up crowd. Drinks promos.

I Cheesy Pop at The Queen Margaret Union. l()pm—2am. £3 (£2). Students and four guests. lt's cheesy and it's poppy and it‘sjust unbridled fun all the way. brought to you by DJ Toast. Rack 'em up Toasty boy.

I Crash at The Shed. lOpm-3ain. £4 (£3). The return of Crash after five years with Dave Ross playing an eclectic mix of kitsch classics at this Southside club front the team behind the Garage. Drinks promos.

I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Anton and Doug with pre-club head phunk. Clteck out Kenny H playing 5-7pm for the Happy Hour too.

I Deep Fried at The 13th Note Club (both floors). 1 1pm—3am. £3. The Kung Funk Collective with reggae. dub and mellow grooves on 'he ground floor and hip hop. big beat and funk iii the basement.

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Turbulence New weekly night from the Elements collective bringing you the finest sound of future drum & bass with improved lighting, sound, drinks promos and regular extended license. The Glasgow School of Art, from Fri 22 Jan.

Triumph Graeme Park returns to The Tunnel main room for more of a garagey set than the place is used to, but digging it all the same. The Tunnel, Sat 23 Ian.

Pure/Manga Massive Pure event in seven arches with Dave Clarke and DJ Rush (live) spinning hard, Twitch, Brainstorm, Dribbler and The Bill grooving it up a bit more and drum & bass Manga taking the far arch to celebrate their third birthday with Andy C, G-Mac, Kemal, DJ Kid, MC Feelman and VJ Adan. The Arches, Sat 23 Jan.

Pressure Detroit special night featuring Kevin Saunderson, Scott Grooves (who also records for Some, pictured above), Alton Miller and Slam's Stuart and Orde all kicking it off techno style. The Arches, Fri 29 Ian.

Mish Mash What’s got a white bottom and a red top? Glasgow's newest club Alaskam which sees the Mish Mash crew of Oscar, Nick Peacock, Paul Booth, Paul Cawley and MC Norden who rocked the first night in their funky, drum & bass, Latin, shake ass Mish Mash style. Alaska, Sat 30 Jan.

I Don't Front at The CCA. 9pm—midnight. Free. Hip hop and more from David Sweeney.

I Fellatio at Bar Sauza. 8pm—midnight. Free. Deep Philly funk. house and

gara e. Pre-club.

I G T at g2. 11pm—3am. £3. 29 Jan only. DJ s Tam Coyle and Gail resurrect the spirit of the seminal Kes club with indie past. present and future for one night only. Drinks promos.

I GB Smirnoff Experience at The Temple. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). New night with Radio Clyde's George Bowie and Trevor Reilly playing pumping hard house. Drinks promos.

I Get Smart at Spy Bar. 5—9pm. Free. New loungecore night of phuturistic music from DJ Mingo-go and Hush Puppy. Happy Hour cocktails.

I Gold 'n Delicious at Archaos.

l lpm—3am. £6 (£4). David Gilmore and Ryan Kerr playing quality house and garage amid the spectacle of the Friday night acts. Bungeejumping acrobats. stilt walkers and a whole heap of other madness. Jamie Strang also plays soul and R&B in bar one. All drinks £1 before midnight and cheap booze after.

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21 Jan—4 Feb 1999 TIIEUSTBT