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 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. I lpm--3ain. £3 (£2). lan Hanlon with a new night of mixed up beats from hip hop to Northern soul. latinojazz. classic disco funk and grooved-out house. l8 Feb. the irrepressible Dave Clarke back again in Glasgow for a night of hard funky techno. £5 (£6). 4 March Arcadia replaced by The Blowpop tour.
I Bar M at Bar M. Spin—midnight. Free. Paul Cawley and David Sweeney (formerly known as the Ginger Ninja) with an official Psy Phi hip hop/drum and bass pre-club.
I Blood at The Sub Club. llpm—3ain. £4 (£3). Weekly from 4 March. New night that celebrates the bright new talent in the city with residents DJ Q and Laurence Hughes. DJ 0 is best known for his outstanding debut album Face The Music out at the beginning of last year. and Laurence Hughes works in underground dance shop Bomba. Both played regularly at The Arches Un-cut night in a fazed disco house style.
I Blowfly X-rated at The Apartment. ll.30pm—3am. £3. DJ Tchico with his superior brand of R&B. swing and funk. I Blowpop Tour at g2. l lpm—3am. £5. 4 March only. John Stapleton (of the extraordinary Dope On Plastic series) touches down in Glasgow to push his own label — Blowpop. joined by Portishead‘s ofﬁcial DJ Andy Smith who rocked the OM last year at the longest day party. To get a good idea of what the night‘s going to be like. check out the recently released Dupe ()ii Plastic 6. on which Stapleton mixes tip the finest hip hop. Latin breaks. sleazy grooves and fat beats. A quality bit of vinyl and nae messin'.
I Blowpop Tour at Nice 'n' Sleazy (both floors). Spin-midnight. Free. 4 March only. John Stapleton (Dope ()ii Plastic) and Andy Smith (Portishead) freak out in Sleazies before bribing someone to carry their records across the
Where? Hi Karate (upstairs at the Art School).
When? Thu 4 Feb.
Highlight? Neil MacMillan's cuttin’ and scratchin' of some old skool hip hop, much to the crowd’s delight.
Crowd pleaser? Jurassic 5, still guaranteed to make the kids pee their pants with glee.
Isn't he nice? One very inebriated chap standing outStde the torlets, helpfully pointing out ’this entrance for the gents and that for the Iadies.’ Ta. (Mark Robertson)
84 THE LIST )8 Feb—4 Mar 1999
road to continue the night at g2. See listing above.
I B.Noty at Babaza. l lpni-3ain. £3 (£2). Matt Morton with a little bit of house. a little bit of disco and heaps of fun at this trendy Thursday night.
I Budda at Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Nick Gemmil with a broad mix of credible dance. from house to drum & bass and hip hop. Pre-club.
I Cheeze at Strathclyde University Students Union (Barony Bar. Dark Room and Level 8). 8pm-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 Comfy Club at The l3th Note Club. lOpm—3am. £2. l8 Feb and monthly. New night from the Rhymes and Versus crew with electro and hip hop plus STS live.
I Cop at Archaos. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Immense student night (possibly the busiest in Scotland) with DJ Vance and CJ up in the main room playing contemporary club tunes to a young. glammy bunch while Tain 'The Ftizz‘ Coyle does his indie/pop/kitsch stuff in Betty‘s Mayonnaise.
I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. 8pm—close. Free. Hatch and Jilkes of Knucklehead with a dubby mix of techno and electronica. Check out Hatch's Pusher l3 night at The l3th Note continuing on every week. Pre-cltib.
I D] Dandy at The CCA Cafe Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. DJ Dandy with. as he calls it. skanking. soulful. funky shit. Pre-club.
I Esperanto at Havana. Spin—midnight. Free. DJs G Boy and M tichaill with border-breaking. jazz-fuelled dtib ftiiik. All drinks £1.35. Pre-club.
I Fatboy's Kitchen at McChuill‘s Way Out West. 8-l lpm. Free. Big beat and hip hop from local DJs G Man and The Wax Monkey.
I Fourth Dimension at Brel.
8.30—l lpm. Free. Andy Young plays jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk at this West End bar. Pre-club.
I Freedom 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 ftiiik. garage and chart house.
I Free Flow at Glasgow School ()fArt (downstairs). 9pm—2am. £l (students and guests). DJs Al Rutherford and Lindsey with Northern soul. funk flavour. jazzy breaks and beats. hip hop connection. movie soundtrax. drutn 8; bass rhythms and cold. cheap beer.
I Fudge at Planet Peach. ll.15pm-«3ani. £4 (£2). New night with Alan Ronald playing big house party tunes. All drinks £ l.
I Fursby at The Lime. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3/£2 before llpm). 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). l()pm—2ain. £l. Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine's weekly night. one of the finest ftiiik break beat nights iii 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. ftiiik. electro. jump-tip. ragga. reggae. To stuff.
I Last But at Cltib Budda. llpni—3ani. £4 (£3). New night with lnside()ut/The Ark's Simon Foy playing his unique collection of big tunes and commercial garage.
I Loveshaclt at Fury Mtii'ry's.
llpm—3. l5am. £4 (£2). Fine indie. house and disco sounds from Jim Downie for an tip for it student crowd.
I Movement at The Velvet Rooms.
l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). DJ Neil McTaggart with ftiiiky house and disco in the main room. All drinks £ l.
I Music Is the Answer at October Cate. ()pin—midnight. Free. Barry Gemmil with Classic house and garage. Pie-club.
I Psy-phi at The Stib Club. I lpm—3am. £4 (£3): guest nights are £6. Pliar ()iit's Paul Cawley and Alex Horton embarking on a voyage of hip hop. drum & bass and generally music with the ftiiik. ()ne of the
best of its type in Scotland. This top night comes to an end on 25 Feb to be replaced by Blood. As a parting shot they welcome down reigning World DMC Mixing Champion DJ Craze and reigning ITF Mixing Champion DJ Developer 25 Feb (£6). When you think that the awesome Scratch Perverts came second in the ITF Championships you‘ll realise just how brutally good DJ Developer is. And Craze? Jeez! The DJ and producer is selling out bigger and bigger venues round the world with his body tricks. lightning quick mixes and beat juggles of hip hop breakbeats and jungle. What a way to go. See Hitlist.
I Pusher 13 at The l3th Note (ground floor). I lpm—3ain. £2. Weekly night from Hatch of Knucklehead (Art School. Sats) giving tip vintage house. banging techno. mellow electro and robotic break beats to a crowd following on from his Variety ptib gig.
I Radar at The Cross Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Progressive dub and techno with an eclectic mix of 'beats. biceps and sqtieaks'.
I Rumble at The Garage. I lpm—3am. £4 (£2). Legendary Thursday night with your favourite charty dance faves. movie tunes. and indie classics.
I Skint at The Cathouse. l lpm—3am. £4 (£2). liidie/grunge/chemical beats like what they do on a Saturday night. All drinks £| all night.
I Sly at Trash. llpm—3ani. £4 (£3). Neil and Frog iii the main room for big anthems and cheesy nonsense plus Disco Dan in room two. Dress tip in some sort of sexy/glainiiiy gear and you get iii free. I Soul Sauce at Bar 9 l. ()pin—midnight. Free. DJ Marc from the Top Rank Collective with classic soul. reggae and R818. Pre-cltib.
I Sushi at Yang. l lpin—3ain (bar open from 6pm). £3 (£2) (free before I lpm). Residents Bob Peck & Charlie lnman. Michael Peck and Ben Jones mix tip hip hop 8; 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. DJs about town for a while hole tip iii this room for house. garage and fluid style techno.
I Tonic at The Asylum (Caledonian University Union). 9pm~3anr FreeSttidenty chart and cheese from Jim Da Best.
I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel. l().3()pni—3am. £4 (£2.50 with inatric card).Sttident 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 Alaska at Alaska. llpin~3ain. £6 (£5). First regular night in this magnificent two lloored venue featuring Nick Peacock. Mucliail. Alan and Raymond Woods playing a mix of funk. jazz soul. R628 and house pltis live percussion.
I Apartment at The Apartment.
llpni- 3am. £8. .liiii Da Best playing a wildly eclectic llll.\ of big ttiiies. crossing genres like nobody ’s business.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. llpni~3ain. £7 (£5). Dressed tip night in this award- winning venue. which eight years on still looks the business. The trio of Michael Kilkie. Scott Mackay and [amino (Rhuniba) take no prisoners iii the main room for large-scale hard house dancellooi' detonators. and then there's Duncan Reid and Simon Foy in the second room for a slightly less full-on vibe. All drinks £l before l2.3()am.
I Bargo at Bargo. 9pni--niidnight. Free. Quality house music from Don) and Jay (Stib (‘lubi at this east city centre style bar. Pic-club.
I Bennet's ll.3()pni~3aiii. £4 (£3). Grant Duff downstairs with an upbeat dance night then DJ Shawn for handbaggy house upstairs. Gay.
I Bar M at Bar M. Spin—midnight. Free. Domenic ("appello (Stib Club) layitig down a deep. intelligent groove.
I Bar 10 at Bar It). ()pni-inidnight. Free.
Electronica pre-club warmer at the king daddy of Glasgow style bars rotating fortnightly between the two crews of Fused (l9 Feb) and Bios (26 Feb).
I Belly Button Honey at The Glasgow School ofArt (Vic Bar). 8pin—3am.£4 (£3). l9 Feb only. Electro hip hop dubby beats from Kara. Late Night Tom. Chrome Plate and live set from Belly Button Honey. Entry price includes entry to Turbulence upstairs too.
I Bom at The Bom. l lpm—3ain. £5 (£4). The Sly Boys and friends with full-on house.
I Bonafide Love at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Reggae. ragga and soca from DJ Dirtsman. Pre-club.
I Bonkers at Bonkers. l lpm—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 '2. l lpm—3am. £3 (£4). Beats and breaks from Gregory Peck and guests. Look out for new monthly nights with regular big name guests.
I Budda at Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Chris Harris (Temple) with a chunky house re-club 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 Of Art (downstairs). lOpm—2.30am. £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.
I Bump 'n' Hustle at Babaza. 5.30pm—3am (DJs from llpm). £5 (free beforel lpm). Paul Traynor Jamie Fullerton with R&B. soul classics. garage and house for a glammy. dressed-up crowd.
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 Cooler at The Cooler. 8pm—midnight. Free. DJ Johnny Livewire playing deep house and disco at this new barjust off Saticliiehall Street.
I Cocktails and Conifers at The Glasgow School ofArt (Vic Bar). 9pm—3ani. £4 (£3). 26 Feb only. Students from The Environmental Art department being as weird as they want to be with a night of easy listening and disco plus candles. relaxation. films. perfumed air. aromatherapy and of all things. therapists. Hinnim. Entry price includes entry to Turbulence upstairs too.
I Crash at The Shed. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3 ). The return of Crash after ﬁve years with Dave Ross playing an eclectic mix of kitsch classics at this Southside club from the team behind the Garage.
I Crucial Vibes at The Bedsit. 9pm—2ain. £2 (free before I lpiii) 26 Feb and fortnightly. DJ Gus G and Miss Sweetness playing revival reggae. roots and dub.
I Cul De Sac at Ctil De Sac Bar. ()plll—lllidlllgill. Free. Anton and Doug with pre-club head phunk. Check out Kenny H playing 5-7pm for the Happy Hour too.
I Deep Fried at The l3th Note Club (both ﬂoors). l lpm—3am. £3. The Kung Funk Collective with hip hop. funky breaks and kicking beats over two ﬂoors. I Don't Front at The CCA. ()pin—niidnight. Free. Hip hop and more from David Sweeney.
I Fellatio at Bar Sauza. Spin-midnight. Free. Deep Philly funk. house and garage. Pre-cltib.
I Fourth Dimension at The Baby Grand. ()pin—inidnight. Free. Andy Young and Danny play jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion and funk. Pre-cltib.
I GB Smirnoff Experience at The Temple. | lpin—3ain. £6 (£4). New night with Radio Clyde's George Bowie and Trevor Reilly playing pumping full-on house. All drinks £l before l2.3()am.