Belfast born lonnie Wilkes (lilkes) 015 at Optimo (Sub Club) with Twitch on Sundays, My Machines (Knucklehead) at Glasgow School of Art Saturdays with long-term partner Hatch and Deejays in Disguise ( Variety Bar Thursdays). The tech/electro funk style of his Djing contains many strange and often twisted surprises.
Chicks On Speed: ’Euro Trash Girl' (Go Records)
Melissa’s sexy deadpan draw) tells of her sleazy iiioveitieiits around European Cities to Stiperbly simple 909 beats and a throbbing} bass pulse Unique Sleeve funk that puts a big: smile at toss, the dancefloor.
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GLASGOW FRIDAYS continued
I Cul De Sac at Ciil De Sac Bar. ()pin—midnight. Free. Anton and Doug with pre-club head phunk. Check out Kenny H playing 5—7pm for the Happy Hour too.
I 0892 at ,2. llpm—3am. £5 (£4). l‘) March and monthly. Drum & bass itight special featuring Digital from Metalhead'l. and one of Scotland's premier D&B DJs KMC.
I Deep Fried at The t3ih Note Club (both floors). I lpm—3am. £3. The Kung Funk Collective with hip hop. funky breaks arid kicking beats over two floors. I Don't Front at The CCA. c)pm—midnight. Free. Hip hop and funky beats from David Sweeney. Pi'e-club.
I Firebird at Firebird. ()pin-midnight. Free. Rory Weller playing a warm funky set of subtle beats to ease you smoothly iitto the weekend. Pie-club.
I Fourth Dimension at The Baby Grand. ()pin-midnight. Free. Andy Young and Danny play jazz. Brazilian. soul. fusion aiid funk. Pre-club.
I GB Smirnoff Experience at The Temple. llpm—3am. £6 (£4). New night with Radio Clyde's George Bowie and Trevor Reilly playing pumping. full-on house.
I Get Smart at Spy Bar. 5—9pm. Free. New loungecore evening of phuturistic music from DJ h'llllgo-gt) and Hush Puppy. Pre-club.
I Gold 'n' Delicious at Ai‘chaos. llpm—3am. £6 (£4). David Gilmore and Ryan Kerr playing quality house atid garage amid the spectacle of the Friday night acts. Bungee jumping acrobats. stilt walkers and much madness. Jamie Strang also plays soul and R&B in bar one.
I Goodfoot at The Stib Club.
I lpiti—4am. £6. 1‘) Feb and monthly. The Goodfoot mob of Scott Brown. Andrew Divine and Mark continue with their massively successful aitd long-running Northern soul night with quality Northern soul. Hammond ja/z. 70s fuitk. ska arid soul.
I Havana Barcelona at Barcelona. Spillwlllldlllglll. Free. The sound of the Latino house underground from DJ Jazz. Pi'e-club.
I Katch at The Cathouse. |().3()pm~-3ani. £4 (£3; £l before
i l.3()pitt). Three floors of rock. hip hop. chemical beats. grunge aiid contemporary indie.
I Lime at The Lime. l().30piii—3aiii. £4 (£2). DJ Cainmy with house. garage. nu soul and hip hop.
I Love Bug at The Garage. |().3()piti—3am. £3 (£4). An eclectic mix of good-time party tunes.
I Ocho at ()cho. Spin—midnight. Free. Nic Nouveau (Yaitgl coming in and funking it tip at this idiosyncratic wee bar on Sauchiehall St. Pie-club.
I October Cafe at October Cafe. ‘)plll--llll(llllglll. Free. The Tunnel's Scott McKay. Stephen |.ee aitd Kevin .\lcl"arlane witli a funky house and garage pie-club set.
I Paul Cawley at Air ()i'gattic. Omit-midnight. Psy-phi's Patil Cawley. label boss of Fenetik Records here every week fora beta testing hip hop. drum & bass attd break beat set. Pie-club.
I POIO Lounge at The l’olo Lounge. llpm-—3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. downstairs for DJ Michelle itt main club with 90s club and indie or down in the Trophy Roont with Tom for a more commercial mix. Gay. The Polo Lounge operates as a bar before all club nights witlt free entry before club starts.
I Planet Peach at Planet Peach.
l ipm—-3.l5am. £4 (£3). Paul N‘Jie playing fresh atid upfront house ftinked up with a helping of R& B aiid soul classics.
I Rico! at Havana. Spin -midnight. Free. Club Cubana's Duncan Kane and Shannon Shiell joined by Farah fora wide range of hi-NRG Latin and tropical floor-shakers front tecliiio-iiiei'eitgue to the latest l.aliii rap. via smooth salsa and retro |.atiii grooves. Pie-club.
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I Shag at Fury Murry's. l lpm—-3. l5aitt. £5 (£3). The sexiest. cheesiest tunes ever from Mark and James G playing to a good time party crowd in the guaranteed a winch Fury's.
I Slam Presents Pressure at The Arches. l Ipm—3am. £I3. )9 March and weekly(ish). JB()'s Ashley Beadle and notable canei' Derek Dahlarge are guests for the night. joining residents DJ Q. Laurence Hughes. Jengaheads and Phar ()tit. Filter funk house in the front arch and diverse breaks and beats tip the back. We‘ll also see another performance from The Gary Lambert Dance Company (iii association with The 'l‘ramway). which was exceptionally well received last time. I Slam Presents Pressure at The Arches. llpm—3am. £ l 3. 26 March and weekly(ish). More frotn Pressure. and it‘s such a biggie it gets a whole separate listing. Detroit techno legend Kenny l.arkin headlines. gtiy behind the seminal Art ()f Dance label. joining the UK's next big thing Basement Jaxx performing live. plus Slam regular US guest Gene Farris. aiid to top it all off the Slant duo of Stuart McMillan aitd ()rde Meikle themselves. See Hit list.
I Soaterama at Nice 'n' Sleazy (ground floor bar). Rpm-midnight. Free. Regular Friday evening do. with the best iii all sorts of fields from Americana punk to dub. drum & bass aitd original indie.
I Stoned Love at The Bedsit. ()pm--2am. £2 (free before llpm) )9 March and fortnightly. Soul. fuiik and beats from Brian aiid John.
I Strathclyde University Student Union 3piti--3ani. Free (students aitd four guests). TFlF in the Barony Bar 3 --Spm with cheap booze and mad gatiies. Spin-3am -- Temptation kicks off in the Dark Rootti with Mark Dee playing uplifting house and garage.
I Tangent at The Sub Club. I lpiti~-3aiit. £8 (£6). 26 March aitd fortnightly. A- Man arid Paiiic's regular night of consistent musical excellence mixing up deep funky house. beats. bass. melodic techno aiid good humour.
I Three Room Fusion at Yang. llpiii-3aitt (bar open front opin). £5 (free before llpitt). Pic-club mix in room one. hip hop and scratch mixing front residents Dema atid Nice in room two plus Freak Menoovei‘s aitd the B-Men Breakers. and Frisco in room three with Phat as Pliunk DJs play iitg deep fuelled house and filter disco.
I Trash at Trash. llpm- 3am. £o (£4 ). Busy. easy-going night with funky house in the main room from Stevie Smith and street soul. swing and classic grooves iii the second room from DJ Grahame.
I Turbulence at The Glasgow School of Art. llpnt--3ani. £4 (£2.50). New weekly night bringing the 'l'tirbulencc crew back together. w itli Tania Swift. Rob G. Stev ie and Kemal plaving the future sound of drum iv bass. improved lighting. sound. closing times and cheaper beer.
I Velvet Rooms at The \'el\ ct Rooms. llpm 3am. to. House and garage iii the main room. plus John Lyons with Rth and soul in the front room.
I Archaos at .-\rchao.s. llpm- 4am. £8. Kris Keegan and A..l. mix tip garage aitd house iii the massive dome room dance llool’. which has one of the loudest sound systems and most impressive light shows in Scotland. plus fttll aerial display. lain Thottipson playing chunky disco in
Betty 's' while l’aul 'l‘i'ayitoi' play s l(ckB. swing and hip hop in the members Sky Bar.
I Ascendance at The Temple. llpm-3aiit. £7 (£5 ). [ammo ( Rhumba -~ l’ei'th). Steve |.ee (Gallery l.oiidon). lain McMillan. Geoff .\lotitfoi‘d arid (‘lti'is Harris taking you on a ititisic‘;il journey from pumping disco to uplifting house.
I Bar 10 at Bar l(). ()pm- midnight. Free. Busy hard house pic-club with Nick Peacock and guests. Still pretty much the main feeder-bar for the Stib (“lth aitd The Arches.
I Bennet's l l.30pm—3am. £6 (£5). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix downstairs a bit heavier than her Wednesday. plus DJ Grant Dtiff on the upper floor playing more handbaggy house. Gay.
I Bite The Bullet at Club Budda.
l Ipm—3am. £6. Colin Walker of New York Alliancefl‘onka fame with his ﬁrst club residency for a while. playing his characteristic brand of deep New York house. Joined regularly by Gareth Sommerville. Colin Cook and Neale Smith.
I Born at The Boat. I lpm-3am. £6 (£5). Stevie Smith and Mark Donnolly with funky house and garage at this dressy venue.
I Bankers at Bonkers. llpm-3am. £5 after midnight, £4 before. Club classics at this after ofﬁce hang-out with residents David Campbell and Nobble Whitelaw.
I Budda at Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Solemusic‘s Stevie for garage and deep house. Pre-club.
I Business As Usual at The Apartment. I lpm—3am. £8. Robin Burrows and guests playing funky house and disco. Younger crowd than the Fridays. but still dressed-up. Stylish party night.
I The Cathouse l0.30pm—3ain. £4 (£3.50); £2.50 before ll.30pm. Three floors of rock. grunge. contemporary indie and indie dance. in one of the best rock-styled venues iii the country.
I Classic FM at Fury Murry’s. llpm—3am. £6 (£4). Club classics in the main room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean Webster. Quality indie music from
Twister upstairs at this generally studenty
I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra's. l().30piii-2.30am. £7. Pop. 70s and 80s party tunes. ()ver 2 is only.
I Club Anthems at Strathclyde University Students Association. Spin—3am. Free (students and four guests). Mark Dee and DJ Vance with classic club anthems.
I Club Cubana at The Bedsit. l().3()pnt—2ani. £4 (£3). 27 March and fortnightly. Great Latin sounds and moves. with proceeds going to the Scottish Cuban Solidarity Campaign.
I Club 69 at Rocksy‘s Basement. input—2.30am. £5. Martin. Wilba and Barrie of dance record shop Rub-A-Dub playing the best and deepest from the underground. joined frequently by guests of high standing who are not always announced beforehand. Well worth the taxi fare out from the city. but note the midnight curfew. 27 March. Radioboy — Matt Herbert joins the RAD crew for a live audio visual experience and. it says here. the contents of his bog. I may have misread that. but you never know. Look out iii forthcoming weeks for Weatherall. DJ T I ()00. Grain (Fatcat) and DJ Quest.
I Cooler at The Cooler. 8pm—midnight. Free. Steven McCreery (Tunnel) with a house and garage pie-club set.
I Cul De Sac at Ctil De Sac Bar. ()plll—lllltllllglll. Free. Jiin Hutchison with hard house and techno. Pre-club.
I Dans Delux at The CCA. npnt—midnighi Free. Quality house and techno-phunk with your host Stucee. Pre- club.
I Divine at Glasgow School OfArt (downstairs). l()pm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 GSA students). Andrew Divine. one of the most familiar faces on the scene.
i joined by Hush Puppy for Northern soul.
Hammond grooves. bubblegum pop. wah-wah ftiitk. Moog power arid chemical breakbeats.
I DJ 0 at ()cho. Spin—midnight. Free. Glasgow's favourite deep cut up disco house DJ resident here every week. plus a few guests too. Pre-club.
I Firebird at Firebii'd. .’.30pm-midnight. Free. DJs Marco and Norse Ned from Nimbus/Polar Polar Productions playing for beer and pizza. Pie-club. ‘
I Free Form at The l3th Note Club (boll) floors). 9pin—3ain. £3 (free before l().3()pm). Steven and Paul Watt with two lioors of soul. Latin. jazz. funk and
. contemporary beats.