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Performances Will be listed, prov: that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Rock and pop listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) and Rodger Evans (Edinburgh).

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THURSDAY 9 Glasgow

I Schwermut Forest, Couch and Tarwater CCA, Sauchiehall Street, 332 0522. 7.30pm. £10 (£8). Tickets from CCA and Ticketlink. Part of the Baustelle season of German electronica. The Munich-based Schwermut Forest and Couch share a guitarist and both record for Berlin’s Kitty-Yo label. Tarwater, featuring To Rococo Rot guitarist Ronald Lippock, use atmospheric samples and loops to create their sound.

I Hill Street Soul The Temple, Pitt Street, 332 7522. 9.30pm. £5. Tickets from the Temple and 23rd Precinct Records, Bath Street. Soul, hip-hop and R&B night featuring Radio 1’s R&B afficionado Trevor Nelson and Femi from the Young Disciples.

I Stapleton. Laeto and Empire Builder King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance), £4 (door).

I Toaster Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm. The return of the manic Toaster. After a brief tenure on Creation Records, they plan to release some new material, but live is still the best place to sample their chaos theory. I lunar Page The Cathouse, Union Street, 248 6606. 8pm. £3. Plus other unsigned bands.

I Pop Off Tuesday and Bablicon The 13th Note Cafe, King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £3. A couple of acts from Leicester label Pickled Egg’s roster, operating on the experimental fringes of sound.

I Liar's Edge, The Messiahs. Street Talk and Genius Strawberry Fields, Oswald Street, 221 7871. 9pm. £3.

I Dynamo llum The Darkroom, Strathclyde University Union, John Street, 567 5023. 9pm. Free. Students and uests.

I lain David Kilkennys, John Street, 552 3505. 9pm. Free.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.

Edinburgh I Andy Neate Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street, 226 1416. 7.30pm.


I Philly and his Band Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. lOpm—3am. £5/£4. Artist hailed as the next Finlay Quaye.

I Nectarine No.9 and Mongoose The Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 9.30pm-3am. £5. Davey ’Win/Fire Engines’ Henderson is our very own Captain Beefheart and we should be treasuring him before he chooses to piss ofl to the Mohave Desert to pursue a painting career. The Nectarines have a ‘best of’ compilation out, beautifully titled It’sJust The Way Things Are, Joe,


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............. ' . . .. is . longpigs No - really. They promise a unique evening's entertainment with 015 and a plethora of glam guests, as well as the chance to hear their impressive new material. See preview. Edinburgh: Liquid Room, Mon 13 Sep.

Geneva (pictured above) Staying on that kind of epic indie choirboy tip, it could be worth checking out what these long absent Scottish swooners have been up to since bowing out of the limelight some time ago. Edinburgh: The Attic, Sat 18 Sep.

The Nectarine No. 9 Because it’s 9.9.99, you see? Not that you need an excuse that good to see Davey Henderson's long-standing group tout their Creeping Bent compilation It’s Just The Way Things Are, Joe, It’s Just The Way Things Are. Edinburgh: Bongo Club, Thu 9 Sep.


Les Rythmes Digitales We don’t care that he can‘t spell and he’s in a pastel- coloured 805 timewarp and his new single's called 'Jacques Your Body (Make Me Sweat)‘. We forgive him, because he is so cute. Glasgow: 62, Sat 18 Sep.


Al Foster Quartet Major New York jazz drummer, once tight with Miles Davis and a galaxy of other greats, brings his new line-up to Scotland. Edinburgh: The Hub, Wed 21 Sep.


The RT Scottish Ensemble Bright, spangly, passionately committed young group, making a worldwide name for themselves. See preview. Glasgow: Royal Concert Hall, Sun 12 Sep.

ltisJust The Way Things Are. You are counselled to buy it.

FRIDAY 10 Glasgow

I Kriedler. Pole and To Rococo Rot CCA, Sauchiehall Street, 332 0522. 7.30pm. £10 (£8). Tickets from CCA and Ticketlink. Part of the Baustelle season of German electronics. This is the big name triple bill in the season, featuring the analogue/digital fusion of Kriedler, the dub bass of Pole and the innovative minimal electronica trio To Rococo Rot. I Crannog, Rustler and Planet Fuse King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50 (advance , £4 (door).

I Supe ero Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street, 333 9637. 9pm.

I Husband. locarno and Screamer Peach Fury Murrys, Maxwell Street, 221 6511. 9pm. £4, including entry to post- gig club.

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