GLDBS listings


I Trade at The Arches. 11pm—4am. £10. 4 Sep. Monthly. Mary Kiani’s night of over the top antics with outrageous costumes, the return of the public catwalk after the success of last time and music in two arches from real deal Trade residents. Hard firin’ house in one room, lighter sounds in the other.

I Tron at The Tron Theatre Bar. 9.30pm-midnight. Free. New night (also on Sats) with mellow grooves from ‘Glasgow’s Smoothest Operator’ DJ Billy Mulraney.

I Triumph at The Tunnel. 10.30pm-3.30am. £8 (£6). Weekly. A massive, dressy night of European and UK house at one of the country’s best looking venues. Colin Tevendale and Steven McCreery take on the main room while Kevin McFarlane and Stephen Lee offer up a different vibe with a party mix of garage and dance classics in the second room. Smart dress-code and they expect you to make a lot of effort.

I 2 Tons Of Fun at Club Budda. llpm-3am. £6. Weekly. Chris Harris and Geoff Montford kicking off with soul garage and funk, before slamming in the big tunes later on in the night.

I Velvet Rooms 11pm-3pm. £8 (£4 before midnight). Weekly. DJ Stevie Smith in the main room with house, garage and club classics. John Lyons in the front room playing mellow hip hop, swingbeat and classic soul.

I World Service at Alaska. llpm—3am. £8. 28 Aug. Monthly. A deep and eclectic mix of funk, soul, Latin, hip hop and jazzy drum & bass from Nick Peacock, Paul Cawley, Alex Horton and Shu Hirata.

I Yang at Yang. llpm-4am (bar open from 6pm). £5 (free before 11pm). Weekly. Colin (the bloke from Dr lives) and Ray play the Bar Room, Room Two sees Muchaill and Shu Hirata playing bountiful beats in a non-house style. In the back there’s Nucleus, with Jim and Brian working this classic sweatbox in a deep electronica, US techno and hard house style.


I All Drinks £1 at Reds. Ilpm-3am. £4. Weekly. DJ Ronaldo plays Sunday night party tunes - it’s all in the name, really. I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm—Bam. £3 (£2). Weekly. Gay. Up-tempo high- NRG with John Frazer. I Big Air Sundays Air Organic. 8—11pm. Free. Pre-club. Recovery session from the Jengaheads playing drum & bass, electro, nu skool breaks and house. I Big Love Summer Sundays at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Geoff Montford and Chris Harris with a selection of big party tunes from the old classics to the new stormers.

I Bonafide Love at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Reggae, ragga and roots from DJ Dirtsman.

I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. New York Alliance’s Colin Walker playing a deep house mix.

I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra’s. 10.30pm—2.30am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Pop, 70s and 803 party tunes.

I Club Tropicana at The Garage (upstairs). 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. No DJs called Brian playing indie, Britpop and maybe some retro stuff too. I Cooler at The Cooler. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Loungin’ Sunday sesh with laid-back DJs, cartoons and chea cocktails.

I Divine Intervention at Brel. 8.30—11pm. Free. Weekly. Hush Puppy (Glasgow School Of Art) goes solo with a soulful Sabbath selection.

I Dribbler and Burd Called Ger at Yang (Room One). 9pm-1am. Free. Weekly. Dribbler and Burd Called Ger playing funky super bass hip hop and house. Occasional one-offs with housey guests in Room Three.

I Ego Trip at The Apartment. llpm-3am. £5. Weekly. Jim Da Best

85 THE LIST 26 Aug—9 Sep 1999

The Cul De Sac

Ashton Lane, Glasgow

- 'We've heard that Glasgow’s one of the toppest places to go in the UK, so we've organised 25 lads from all over the


country. A lot of them are flying, driving or getting the train . . . or walking 'cause they're so drunk. We're gonna have a top weekend 'cause it's my best mate Jason's stag do.’ - ‘Jason can't remember the last time he was here, that’s why we've come back. Great family atmosphere here, as long as you don't bring the wife or kids. Everyone turns up and has a top time, all the staff are friendly and they‘re really good to


- ’We‘re going to have a top night here and then we'll go for a top night out somewhere else - not sure where we're going yet - and then a mad curry then stoppin’ in at the halls of residence. Nice! Top night out, we're pulling beautiful women just

like you.’

with his usual cheesy mix of pop and club classics.

I Kenny H at The Spy Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Chilled grooves and eclectic funk from Kenny H.

I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Absolutely insanely busy night with a dressy crowd sucking the last drops from the weekend. Uplifting vocal garage and house from Archaos Saturday night residents AJ, Kris Keegan and Ian Thom son.

I Nic Peacock at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. The legendary Nick Peacock with a laid- back jazzy, occasionally housey affair. I Optimo (Espacio) at The Sub Club. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Jilkes and "IV/itch continue their super fine contorted musical alloy. Electro, Detroit techno, 80s synthpop, bizarre 70$ punk funk, live keyboard freakouts and unique Optimo mix downs. 12 Sep Chicks On Speed (all girl electro band from Munich).

I Please Yourself at Trash. 11pm-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Paul N’Jie with a mellow Sunday mix from funk, soul, swing and hip hop to garage.

I The Shed at The Shed. 10pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Martin Hesketh upstairs playing chart house and garage at this Southside club from the team behind The Gara e.

I Sifirer (Disco Extravaganza) at Fury Murry ’s. 11pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Studenty night of big disco cheesy malarkey from DJs Dave and Phil.

I Sorted at The Cathouse. 10.30pm-3am. £2 (£1.50); free before 11.30pm. Weekly. Indie/alternative night at this award-winning rock club.

I Straight Ahead at McChuill’s Way Out West. 8—11pm. Free. Weekly. Goodfoot DJs Mark and Kev playing an extremely diverse selection of soul, jan, funk and dub.

I Sueno at Barcelona. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Four hours of blissed-out tunes from mainland Spain played by DJ Jazz.

I Suntrance at Planet Peach. llpm—3.153m. £4 (£3). Weekly. DJ Skud

thumping you back into Monday with his original blend of house and garage.

I Velvet Rooms llpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Raymond Woods in room one, playing mellow hip hop, swingbeat and classic soul. Ronnie Bell in room two, with an open mix from classic house to soul.

I Voyeurism at Archaos. 11pm—4am. £5 (£3). New weekly night of sauciness at Archaos mixing up sneaky peeks of sordid adventurism. Massage parlour, body painting, peep holes and way-out performance is on offer to spice up the night. Music comes from Mark Sherry (Westsound) Paul Mendez (Room at The Top) Neil Mackay & Frog (Sly) in the house room and John Lyons (Velvet Rooms) Naeem (23rd Precinct) Paul Traynor and James Fullerton (Babaza) in the newly renovated bar one playing R&B.

I Wet Playtime at The 13th Note club (ground floor). 11pm-3am. £tbc. Weekly. New night from the mob who brought you Unscene, bringing you experimental guitar based sounds.


I Burn at The Apartment. 11pm-3am. £3 (free if you work in a pub or a bar). Weekly. DJs Norm and Richard with a mighty Monday knees up, mixing up top class dance and a few surprise drop-ins. I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra’s. lO.30pm—2.30am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Pop, 705 and 805 party tunes in this ever-so- tacky west end ‘nite’ club.

I Cocoyan at Planet Peach. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). 30 Aug and monthly. Another night of dancehall reggae and fusion funk with residents Puppa Shango and the Shangacrew.

I Loose at The Variety Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. DJ Paul Shields with alternative country, rock and blues along the lines of Led Zep, Jayhawks, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Wilco etc.

I Speedracer at The Garage. lO.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Classic good time party tunes with an indie slant from Steven.


I Burd Called Ger and Dribbler at Brel. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre- club night from Ger and Dribbler playing hip hop, funk and mellow drum & bass. I Duh Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Stevie Donaldson from Bar 10 and other fine establishments round town plays dub (as if you hadn’t already guessed).

I Eden at Alaska. 11pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Alan Ronald in the White Room playing student classics and Scott McKay of Tunnel fame upstairs for funky house. I Pump at Archaos. 11pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Vance with a poppy midweek mix of good time vibes.

I Shooting Stars at The Garage. 11pm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Insane, drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the charty choons of Gerry and Iain in the main room.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennet’s. 11.30pm—3am. £3 (£1.50). Weekly. Raymond Davren’s party-type affair at the straight night in this gay venue.

I Rendezvous at Club Budda. 11.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). DJ Stevie Smith playing disco/house.

I T.I.T at Trash. lO.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Studentish night featuring DJ Rory with stamp the stage, hands-in-the- air house and trance in the main room, Graham with full-on student faves in the second room and DJ Teeyitee playing across the board in the cave.


I 705 Wonderland at The Cathouse. 11pm-3am. £2 (£1.50; free before 11.30pm). Weekly. Party time 705 disco and funk.

I Back To The Future at Bonkers. llpm-3am. £2. Weekly. TV’s Mr Ewan McLeod with a full scale party night of 80$ and 905 classics, games, give-aways and general inebriated frolicking.

I Bennet’s at Bennet’s. 11.30pm-3am. £2.50 (£1.50). Weekly. DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Gay.

I Big Daddy at The 13th Note Club (upstairs). 11pm—3am. £1. Weekly. Big