cl u bs 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 lpm. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk at this West End venue. Pre-club.

I Annie's Bath House at Bennet's. llpm-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). Ian Hanlon with a new night of mixed up beats from hip hop to Northern soul. latinojazz. classic disco funk and grooved-out house. Non-cheesy but accessible student night with a bit of a passion for classic computer games. Now where did I ptit my Vic'.’ l8 Feb the irrepressible Dave Clarke back again in Glasgow for a night of the hard funky techno. £5 (£6).

I Ascendance at The Temple. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). New night of glatntny hard house at The Temple. with big name guests almost every week for not much money. 4 Feb it's Darren Stokes. l l Feb they‘ve got a Shy Brother and Ian Macmillan.

I Bar M at Bar M. 8pm—midnight. Free. Paul Cawley and David Sweeney (formerly known as the Ginger Ninja) with an official Psy Phi hip hop/drum 8; bass pre-club.

I Blowin X-rated at The Apartment.

I l.30pm—3am. £3. DJ Tchico with his superior brand of R&B. swing and funk. I B.Noty at Babaza. l Ipm—-3am. £3 (£2). Matt Morton with a little bit of house. a little bit ofdisco and heaps of fun at this trendy Thursday night.

I Budda at Budda. Spin—midnight. Free. Nick Gernrnil with abroad tnix of credible dance. from house to drum 8; bass and hip hop. Pre-club.

I Button Up at Strawberry Fields. llpm—3am. £2.50. Soul. 70s groove. Blue Note. ska and more. froin DJ brothers Garry. .lohn and Greg Kane plus friends.

I Cheeze at Strathclyde University Students Union (Barony Bar. Dark Room and Level 8). Spin—3am. Free (open to students and four guests). DJs Mark. lain and Duffy with a proudly tacky and cheesy night of good time party tunes.

I Chu Chu at Club Budda. I lpm~3am. £4 (£3). Big house tunes back to back with D] David.

I Comfy Club at The l3th Note Club. l()pm—3am. £2. I3 Feb and monthly. New night from the Rhymes and Versus crew with electro and hip hop plus STS live.

I Cop at Archaos. |()pm-3am. £4 (£3). Immense student night (possibly the busiest in Scotland) with DJ Vance and CI tip in the main room playing contemporary club tunes to a young. glammy bunch while Tam ‘The Fuzz' Coyle does his indie/pop/kitsch stuff in Betty's Mayonnaise.

I Dee lays In Disguise at Variety. Split—close. Free. Hatch and .Iilkes of Knucklehead with a dubby mix of new dance and techno. Check ottt l-latch's Pusher l3 night at The l3th Note continuing on every week. Pre-club.

I DJ Krush at The I3th Note Club (basement). ‘)pm—3am. £9. I I Feb. The legendary Tokyo l).l. best known for his exemplary releases on Mo Wax combines live performance with Dling to promote the release of his most recent album Kakusei. See Phactfile and Hit list.

I Esperanto at Havana. Xpiii—itiidnight. Free. DJs G Boy and Muchaill with border-breaking. jazz-fuelled dub funk. Pre-club.

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I Fatboy's Kitchen at McChuill‘s Way Out West. 8—! lprn. Free. Big beat and hip hop from local DJs.

I Free Flow at Glasgow School OfArt (downstairs). 9pm—2am. £I (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. I lpm—3am. £4 (£2). New night with Alan Ronald playing big house party tunes.

I Fursby at The Lime. I()pm—3am. £4 (£3/£2 before I lpm). Student night with club classics in your house and garage style from David Keenan. Cheap drink promos.

I Hi Karate at the Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). IOpm—2am. £ I. 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.

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

I Movement at The Velvet Rooms. IIpm—3am. £4 (£2). DJ Neil McTaggart with funky house and disco in the main

I Music Is the Answer at ()ctober Cafe. ()prn—midnight. Free. Barry Getnrnil with Classic house and garage. Pre-club.

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

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

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

I Rumble at The Garage. I Ipm—3am. £4 (£2). Legendary Thursday night with your favourite charty dance faves. movie tunes. and indie classics plus cheap drinks and drunk students.

I The Shed at The Shed. IOpm—3am. £3 (£2). Mathew and Peter upstairs with 80s and 90s club anthems. plus Paul N‘lie in the main hall playing funk. garage and chart house.

I Skint at The Cathouse. I lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Indie/grunge/chemical beats like what they do on a Saturday 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. I Soul Sauce at Bar 9|. ()prn-midnight. Free. DJ Marc from the Top Rank Collective with classic soul. reggae and R&B. Pre-club.

I Sushi at Yang. I lpm—3am (bar open from (rpm). £3 (£2) (free before I lprn).


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Residents Bob Peck & Charlie lnman. Michael Peck and Ben Jones mix up hip hop and soul to funk breaks and house. Local underground DJs and live acts get busy in the back room every week. 18 Feb. Ray. Chris and Mark. Dls about town for a while hole up in this room for house. garage and fluid style techno.

I Tonic at The Asylum (Caledonian University Union). 9pm—3am. Free. Studenty chart and cheese from Jim Da Best.

I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel. l0.3()pm—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


I 3 Room Fusion at Yang. l Ipm—3am (bar open froin (rpm). £5 (free before llptn). 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. I 4th Dimension at The Baby Grand. ()prn—midnight. Free. Andy Young and Danny play jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Pre-club.

I Alaska at Alaska. I lpm—3am. £6 (£5). First regular night in this magnificent two floored venue featuring Nick Peacock. Muchail. Alan and Raymond Woods playing a mix of funk. jazz soul. R&B and house plus live percussion.

I Apartment at The Apartment.

I lpm—3am. £8. .lim Da Best playing a wildly eclectic mix ofbig tunes. crossing genres like nobody's business.

I The Ark at The Tunnel. l lpm—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 fora slightly less full-on vibe.

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

I Bennet's I I.3()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Grant Duff downstairs with an upbeat dance night then DJ Shawn for handbaggy house upstairs. Gay.

I Bar M at Bar M. Rpm—midnight. Free. Domenic Cappello (Sub Club) laying down a deep. intelligent groove.

I Bar 10 at Bar I(). ()prn-midnight. Free. I-Ilectronica pr'e-club warmer at the king daddy of Glasgow style bars rotating fortnightly between the two crews of Fused (5 Feb) and Bios ( l2 Feb).

I Born at The Born. I lptn-3am. £5 (£4). The Sly Boys and friends with full-on house.

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

I Bonkers at Bonkers. I Ipm—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. llpm—3am. £3 (£4). Beats and breaks from Gregory Peck and guests. Look out for new monthly nights with regular big name guests. Replaced by Traxx I2 Feb.

I Budda at Btrdda. Rpm—midnight. Free. Chris Harris (Temple) with a chunky house )I'C-Cllll) warmer.

I Bu dasole at Club Budda. llpm-3am. £5. Stevie Middleton. internationally renowned DJ and owner of Sole Music Records continuing upstairs with his own particular brand of American deep house and garage in this luscious club every week.

I Buena Vista at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). lllpm ~2.3()am. £3. A slice of Latin jazz and funk from Mark and Michael of Delaney's Rhythm Section with Nick Peacock (Back To Jazz) playing the last Friday ofevery month.