I Code at Sadie Frosts (pool room). 9pm—midnight. Free. Glasgow‘s first dress code night with strict door policy of leather. rubber. denim. skinhead or kilts. It’s not fetish. you’ve just got to be in one of those get-ups. Music comes from DJ Jon playing a retro. punk and new wave set. Open to men and women. Pre-club. I Cooler at The Cooler. Spin—midnight. Free. DJ Johnny Livewire playing deep house and disco. Pre—club. I Crash at The Shed. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Dave Ross playing an eclectic mix of kitsch classics at this Southside club from the team behind The Garage. I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar. 9pm—midnight. 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). llpm-3am. £3. The Kung Funk Collective with hip hop. funky breaks and kicking beats. I Flipside at Arena (Oswald Street). llpm—3am. £4. Weekly from l4 May. The Arena returns with this regular Friday of indie and bigbeat from lan Fitzpatrick and The Baron. I GB Smirnoff Experience at The Temple. llpm—3am. £6 (£4). Radio Clyde‘s George Bowie and international DJ producer Trevor Reilly (Manifesto) playing full-on house to a full house. An unpretentious. packed night. I Get Smart at Spy Bar. 5—9pm. Free. New loungecore evening of phuturistic music from DJ Mingo-go and Hush Puppy. Pre-club. I Gold 'n' Delicious at At‘chaos. llpm—3am. £6 (£4). David Gilmore and Ryan Kerr playing quality house and 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 Sub Club. llpm—3atn. £6. 2| May and monthly. The goodfoot crew playing the finest Northern Soul itt Glasgow. Very busy. very sweaty and very much the real deal. Get the Fred Perry on and shave that head. I Havana Barcelona at Barcelona. 8pm—midnight. Free. The sound of the Latino house underground from DJ Jazz. Pre-club. I Katch at The Cathouse. l0.30pm—3am. £4 (£3); £l before I l.30pm. Three floors of rock. hip hop. chemical beats. grunge and contemporary indie. I Lime at The Lime. l0.30pm—3am. £4 (£2). DJ Cammy with house. garage. nu soul and hip hop. I Love Bug at The Garage. l0.30pm—3am. £3 (£4). An eclectic mix of good-time party tunes with a young. boppy. drinky and snoggy crowd. Wildly busy so it's well advised to haul yo ass down there early. I Ocho at Ocho. 8pm-midnight. Free. Nic Nouveau (Yang) coming in and funking it tip at this idiosyncratic wee bar on Sauchiehall Street. Pie-club. I October Cafe at October Cafe. 9pm—midnight. Free. The Ttinnel‘s Scott McKay. Stephen Lee and Kevin McFarlane with a funky house and garage pre-club set. I Paul Cawley at Air ()i-ganic. 9pm—midnight. Psy-phi‘s Paul Cawley. label boss of Fenetik Records. here every week for a beta testing hip hop. drum 8; bass and break beat set. Pre-club. I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. I lpm—3am. £5. Take the choice of the Polo Lounge upstairs. open until 3am. downstairs for DJ Michelle in main club with 90s club and indie or down in the Trophy Room with Tom for a more commercial mix. Gay. The Polo Lounge operates as a bar before all club nights with free entry before the club starts. I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. llpm—3.l5am. £4 (£3). Paul N’Jie playing fresh and upfront house ftinked tip with a helping of Rth and soul classics. I Radar at Glasgow School ()f Art (downstairs). l()pm—2.30am. £4 (£2.50). l4 May only. Progressive dtib and techno

with an eclectic mix of “beats. bleeps and squeaks’ from the Radar crew plus DJ LFT (Havoc Manchester. Lift Edinburgh) and Dubwiser that weird midi drum. cows udder thing.

I Reds at Reds. llpm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. DJ Alan Ronald with commercial house. dance anthems and club classics.

I Relief at The Arches. l lpm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. The finest electro disco funk tech house from Laurence Hughes and Silicone Soul (Soma) in the magnificent Arches. 14 May. Germany's lain Pooley guests (see Hitlist). 2| May. Huggy from 20:20 and Back To Basics joins Hughes.

I Rum And Drum at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Tchico‘s rum drenched musical journey playing pany beats from west coast R&B to east coast Latino house. I Shag at Fury Murry‘s. llpm—3.l5am. £5 (£3). Mark and James G playing to a good time party crowd in the guaranteed a winch Fury’s.

I Soaterama at Nice ‘n' Sleazy (ground floor bar). Spin—midnight. Free. Regular Friday evening do. with the best in all sorts of fields from Americana punk to dub. drum & bass and original indie.

I Soul Shine at Bar Lautrec’s. 9pm—lam. £2 (free before IOpm). ‘l have a dream. Soul.‘ That’s all the guys want to say about that. Pre-club.

I Strathclyde University Student Union 3pm—3am. Free (students and four guests). TFIF in the Barony Bar 3—8pm with cheap booze and mad games. 8pm—3am. Temptation kicks off in the Dark Room with Mark Dee playing uplifting house and garage.

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm-3am. £6 (£7 after llpm). Classic party sounds from the 60s through to the 80s. Sinatra to Bryan Adams. Beatles to Abba. Madness to the Bay City Rollers.

I Tangent at The Sub Club. I lpm—3am. £8 (£6). 14 May and fortnightly. A-Man and Panic‘s regular night ofconsistent musical excellence mixing up deep funky house. beats. bass. melodic techno and good humour.

I Three Room Fusion at Yang.

1 lpm-3am (bar open from 6pm). £5 (free before llpm). ‘Frisco' with the Phat as Phunk DJs in room two playing deep fuelled house and filter disco. Hip hop and scratch mixing from residents Dema and Nice (Freek Menoovers) in room three plus the B-Men Breakers.

I Trash at Trash. l lpm—3am. £6 (£4). Busy. easy going night with funky house in the main room from Stevie Smith and street soul. swing and classic grooves in the second room from DJ Grahame.

I Turbulence at The Glasgow School OfArt. llpm—3am. £4 (£2.50). New weekly night bringing the Turbulence crew back together. with Tania Swift. Rob G. Stevie and Kemal playing the future sound of drum 8; bass. lrnproved lighting. sound. closirtg times and cheaper beer. Downstairs you've got the chance to hear fresh new DJs and live talent.


I Archaos at Archaos. llpm—«lam. £8. Kris Keegan and A.J. mix tip garage and house in the massive dome room dance floor. which has one of the loudest sound systems and most impressive light shows in Scotland. plus ftill aerial display. lain Thompson playing chunky disco in Betty's while Paul Traynor plays R&B. swing and hip hop in the ruembers' Sky Bar.

I Ascendance at The Tentple.

l lpm—3anr. £7 (£5). Geoff Montfoid and Chris Harris taking you on a musical

' journey from pumping disco to uplifting


I Bar 10 at Bar l0. 9pm—midnigltt. Free. Busy hard house pic-club with Nick Peacock and guests.

I Bennet's l l.3()ptn—3ani. £6 (£5). DJ Sara with a good dancey mix downstairs that's a bit heavier than her Wednesdays. : plus DJ Grant Dtiffon the upper floor

1 playing more ltandbaggy house. Gay.

I Bite The Bullet at Club Budda.

l lpm-3am. £6. Colin Walker of New York AlliancefTonka 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 Bom. l lpm—3am. £6 (£5). Stephen Foy and Mark Donally with funky house and garage at this dressy venue.

I Bonkers at Bonkers. l lpm-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. llpm—3am. £8. Funky house and disco. Check out the new era at the Apartment with new more relaxed door policy. credible music spread and generally less stiff. Trainers are now encouraged which showsjust how much they’ve loosened up their attitude.

I The Cathouse l0.30pm—3am. £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 in 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. l0.30pm—2.30am. £7. Pop. 70s and 80s partv tunes. ()ver 2ls only.

I Club Anthems at Strathclyde University Students’ Association. 8pm—3am. Free (students and four guests). Mark Dee and DJ Vance with classic club anthems.

I Club 69 at Rocksy‘s Basement. lOpm—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.

I Club Santiago at Arena (Oswald Street). l0pm—3am. £6. l5 May and fortnightly. Don Marcello. Che Manuel with the best in salsa and Latin plus live percussion from Groovisimo.

I Cooler at The Cooler. 8pm—midnight. Free. Steven McCreery (Tunnel) with a house and oarage pre-club set.

I Cross Wired at The Cross bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. New evening session of funked tip house and techno from those Knights on the round tables. Pre-club.

I Cul De Sac at Cal De Sac Bar. ()plll—lllldlllghl. Free. Jim Hutchison with hard house and techno. Pre-club.

I Divine at Glasgow School ()fArt (downstairs). l()pm—late. £3.50 (£2.50 GSA students). Andrew Divine. one of the most familiar faces on the scene.

joined bv Htrsh Pu ) )V’ for Northern soul. . . l l .

Hammond grooves. bubblegum pop. wah-wah funk. Moog power and chemical breakbeats.

I D] Q at Ocho. 8pm—midnight. Free. Glasgow‘s favourite deep cut tip disco house DJ resident here every week. plus a few guests too. Pre-cluh.

I Fast Forward at Arena (Oswald Street). llpm—3am. £6. Fortnightly from 22 May. Funky house from rising stars Nicky Modlin. Scott Free and Lisa Littlewood at this newly reopened venue. I Firebird at Firebitd. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. DJs Marco and Norse Ned front I ‘imbus/l’olar Polar Productions playing for beer and pizza. Pre-club.

I Free Form at The l3th Note Club (both floors). ‘)pm—3am. £3 (free before I0.30pm). Stewn and Paul Watt with two floors of soul. Latin. jazz. funk and contemporary beats.

I Fruitfly at The Arches. l lpm--4am. £|2 (£l0). l5 May and monthly. Yer hosts Fisher & Price (Taste Edinburgh) joined by Dimitri front Amsterdam in the main room for hard funky house

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Relief Main man on Germany's highly respected Force Inc. label, Ian Pooley joins Relief residents Laurence Hughes and Silicone Soul (Soma) for the finest electro disco funk tech-house. The Arches, Fri' 14 May.

Fruitfly Yer hosts Fisher & Price (Edinburgh’s Taste) joined by Dimitri from Amsterdam bringing spirituality through technology in the main room with hard funky house slammers, plus Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie in the back arch going a little mellower. The Arches, Sat 75 May.

Hi Karate Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine joined tonight at their funky breakbeat night by the Deadly Avenger (who asked to come back on his bended knees) and Pepe Delux (three times Finnish DMC champion). The Glasgow School of Art, Thu 20 May.

Rub A Dub/Sub City/Concrete Party Party to celebrate the opening of Rub A Dub and Concrete Skates' new shops and also the end of Sub City Radio. Guests for this mega party include Alex Knight, Process (live) and Dave Cawley from Fat Cat Records, I Andrew Weatherall, Marcia Blane, The Rub A Dub trio of William, Martin and Barrie, plus Concrete's J McDonald. Alaska, Thu 20 May

Pure Edinburgh's Pure is back on the west coast for what seems like the first time in ages. As well as the full complement of Pure fellas - Twitch, Brainstorm, Dribbler and The Bill there's Andy Smith (offiCial Portishead DJ), mad nutter Ege Bam Yasi (live) and Terry Francis (Wiggle). Futuristic electro funk, techno, and and house all the way. The Arches, Sat 22 May.

slantiners. plus Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie in the back arch going a little mellower.

I The Garage at The Garage. l()pm—3am. £6 (£4); £l off before llpm. Big. brash and unashamedly happy to put the good time party groove into your Saturday night with a wide spread of commercial anthems in the main room and indie inspiration upstairs.

I Home Cookin' at Babaza. 6pm—3am (DJs from I lpm). £5 (free before I lpm). Pumping mix from Jamie Strang; funk. rare groove and hip hop and generally music of black origin.

I Knucklehead Presents My Machines at Glasgow School OfArt (upstairs). l()pm-late. £4 (£2.50 GSA students). Underground electronica presented by dem DJs Jilkes anti Hatch. litto its fourth year and consolidating itself as the club in which to hear true funk technology. Freaky dancing actively encouraged. l5 May. Twitch (Pure/()ptimo) guests.

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