the 608, 705, 805, 90$ and beyond.
I Paul Cawley at Air Organic. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Psy-phi’s Paul Cawley, label boss of Fenetik Records, is here every week for a beta testing hip hop, drum & bass and break beat set.
I Polo Lounge at The P010 Lounge. 11pm—3am. £5. Weekly. DJ Michelle in main club with 905 club and indie and 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. 11pm—3.15am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Paul N’Jie playing fresh and upfront house funked up with a helping of R&B and soul classics.
I Privilege at Havana. 10pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Andy Guest with a spread from funky tribal through to up-front house. I Psy phi at The Sub Club. 11pm—3am. £6 (£5). 17 Sep and monthly. Paul Cawley, the head of Soma’s hip hop imprint Fenetik, with another super deep night of phat beats and breaks, joined by his regular partner Alex Horton.
I Ra ar at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Progressive dub and techno with an eclectic mix of ‘beats, biceps and squeaks’.
I Reds at Reds. 11pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. DJ Alan Ronald with commercial house, dance anthems and club classics.
I Relief at The Arches. 11pm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. Night run by the crew behind the legendary Slam night, which Relief replaced. Relief offers the ﬁnest electro disco funk tech house from Laurence Hughes and Silicone Soul (Soma). This issue though both the Fridays are taken over with special one- offs.
I Rum And Drum at Havana. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Tchico’s rum-drenched musical journey playing party beats from west coast R&B to east coast Latino house. I Shag at Fury Murry’s. 11pm—3.15am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Mark and James G playing to a good time party crowd in the guarante d-a-winch Fury’s. I Soaterama at Nice ’n’ Sleazy (ground floor bar). 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Regular Friday evening do, with the best in all sorts of ﬁelds from Americana punk to dub, drum & bass and original indie. I Stateside Sounds at The State Bar (Holland Street). 4—7pm. Free. Weekly. DJ Paul Shields playing alternative country, rock and blues along the lines of Led Zeppelin, Crosby Stills & Nash, Wilco etc. I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £7; £6 before 11 pm. Weekly. Classic party sounds from the 605 through to the 803. Sinatra to Bryan Adams, Beatles to Abba, Madness to the Ba City Rollers. I angent at The Sub Club. 11pm-3am. £7 (£5). 10 Sep and fortnightly. A-man and Panic with the lushest, grooviest deep and funky beats and melodic techno. I Test at The Sub Club. Next event 1
I Trash at Trash. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. 'I\vo rooms of party action with a mix of vocal house, funky classics and current R&B favourites from Grahame Fer uson and Stevie Smith.
I urbulence at The Glasgow School of Art. Closed until end Sep.
I Yang at Yang. llpm—3am (bar open from 6pm). £5 (free before midnight). Weekly. Premier hip hop and scratch mixing from residents Dema & Nice (Freek Menoovers) and Bunty in the newly renovated room two, plus slamming underground house in room three.
I 99 at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £8 (£6). 11 Sep and monthly. Hip hop, funk, jazzy drum & bass and Northern soul from Paul Cawley, Alex Horton and Kev +
Mark Straight Ahead).
I Arc aos at Archaos. 11pm-4am. £8. Weekly. Kris Keegan and AJ. mix up garage and house in the massive dome room dance floor, which has one of the beefiest sound systems and most impressive light shows in Scotland, plus full aerial display. lain Thompson plays chunky disco in Betty’s while Paul Traynor plays R&B, swing and hip hop in the members’ Sky Bar.
I Asendance at The Temple. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. Residents rotate between Steve Lee (The Gallery-London), Zammo (Ice Factory), Michael Kilkie, Billy Macatee and Johnny Rocket with hard house and new trance.
I Bennet’s 11.30pm-3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. DJ Sara with a good dancey mix downstairs that’s a bit heavier than her Wednesdays, plus DJ Grant Duff on the upper ﬂoor playing more handbaggy house. Gay.
I Bankers at Bonkers. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4 before midnight). Weekly. Club classics at this after-office hang-out with residents David Campbell and Nobble Whitelaw.
I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Solemusic’s Stevie for garage, deep house and dancin on the tables.
I Business As Usual at The Apartment. 11pm-3am. £8. Weekly. Funky house and disco. Check out the new era at The Apartment with a new more relaxed door policy, credible music spread and generally less stiffness. Gutties are now encouraged, which shows just how much they’ve loosened up their attitude. I The Cathouse 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£3.50); £2.50 before 11.30pm. Weekly. Three floors of rock, grunge, contemporary indie and indie dance, in one of the best rock venues in the country.
I Classic FM at Fury Murry’s. 11pm-3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Club classics and party tunes in the main room with DJs Jim Downie and Sean Webster lus a more indie slant upstairs. I Club 9 at Rocksy’s Basement. lOpm—2.30am. £5. Weekly. Martin, Wilba and Barrie of dance record shop Rub-A-Dub playing the best and deepest from the underground. Even though it’s in the function room of an Indian restaurant, it consistently finds its way into the best clubs in the country polls. Check with the guys at the sh0p (400 6967) for the latest low down, including whether they’re doing a bus out to Paisley tonight.
I Colours at The Arches. 11pm—4am. £12. 11 Sep and monthly. Despite having just spent a summer in Ibiza and fresh from hosting their festival at Room At The Top, the Colours crew still have the energy to rock a massive party. This month they bring on the legendary Sasha (see Phactﬁle) plus Mark Moore and Heaven. See Hitlist.
I Cross Wired at The Cross bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Funked- up house and techno from those knights on the round tables.
I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Soma’s Jim Hutchison (well he works in the oﬂ'ice anyway) with deep house and funky techno.
I Divine at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). lOpm-late. £3.50 (£2.50 GSA students). Weekly. Andrew Divine and Hush Puppy with real deal Northern soul, Hammond grooves, bubblegum pop, wah-wah funk, Moog power and chemical breakbeats celebrate their ninth birthda this week. See Phactfile.
I Fire ird at Firebird. 8.30pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre- club. DJs Marco and Norse Ned from Nimbus/Polar Polar Productions playing for beer and pizza.
I Free Form at The 13th Note Club (both floors). 9pm-33m. £3 (free before 10.30pm). Weekly. Steven and Paul Watt with two floors of soul, Latin, jau, funk and contemporary beats.
I Fruitfly at The Arches. llpm—3am. £10 (£8). 18 Sep and monthly. Fisher
and Price playing house from hard to uplifting in the main room plus Martin Valentine and Stuart Barrie playing garage and US house in the back room. 18 Sep Tim Lennox guests.
I The Garage at The Garage. 10pm-3am. £6 (£4); £1 off before 11pm. Weekly. 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 Graduate Club at g2. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. New night aimed at the kind of people who used to enjoy a night out at The Cotton Club in ’89 or Fury’s ’93, ﬁgure they’re a tad too old for the Garage, but don’t fancy staying in with the Horlicks and slippers. DJ Steve Davis mixes up all the classics.
I Groovejet at Trash. 11pm—3am. (£7) £5. Weekly. Dressy, slightly older (as in not just out of nappies) crowd with house and garage in the main room from DJ brother team Mathew and Peter, and soul, swing and R&B in the second room from Paul N’Jie.
I Home Cookin' at Babaza. 6pm-3am (DJs from 11 pm). £5 (free before 11pm). Weekly. Pumping mix from Jamie Strang; funk, rare groove and hip hop and generally music of black origin.
I Inside Out at The Arches. Next event 25 Sep.
I Kenny H at Russell’s Cafe Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Soul and funky house from Kenny H. I Knucklehead Presents My Machines at Glasgow School Of Art (upstairs). 10pm—late. £4 (£3.50)—£2.50 GSA students. Weekly. A night of the pure and true underground funk technology from J ilkes and Hatch, their musical creativity ripping the roof off the art school for four years now. 11 Sep, My Machines presents Pure and Knucklehead ’East West Groove Communications Thang’, a one off extravaganza of cross country dance music with the Lycra body clad jockeys 'I\vitch, Brainstorm, Hatch and J ilkes. Normal prices apply.
I living Room at The Living Room. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. New York Alliance’s Colin Walker playing a deep house set.
I Love Boutique at Alaska. Next event 2 Oct.
I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. 10.30pm-3am. £5. Weekly. The bar upstairs is open until 3am, while downstairs DJ Ina plays a camp mix of housey faves and anthems and the Trophy Room with Andy for 805 pop, punk and new wave. Gay. The P010 Lounge operates as a bar before all club nights with free entry before club starts. I Planet Peach at Planet Peach. 11pm—3.1Sam. £5 (£4). Weekly. Alan Ronald mixing the best house/club and disco anthems.
I Pussypower at Scaramouche (Elderslie Street). 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. One of Glasgow’s more influential underground techno outfits back again for this weekly pre-club warmer.
I Reds at Reds. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. DJ Skud plays soulful garage and disco house.
I The Shed at The Shed. 10pm-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Graeme Ferguson in the main with commercial dance favourites at this Southside club from the team behind the Garage.
I Salsa Sabrosa at McChuil’s Way Out West. 8.30pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. DJs Keith and Alexis with Salsa, from classic Colombian to modern Cuban, merengue, samba and just generally jazzy earthy stuff.
I Santiago at The Arena. 10.30pm-3am. £5. 18 Sep and fortnightly. The Groovismo brothers Don Marcelo and Che Manuel follow up the success of their Wednesday night with this new salsa love affair with the finest imported deep Latino grooves.
I Silicone Soul at The Spy Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. The Silicone Soul guys, they of deep
its. .4; l ’ 5" .‘E- ' Colours Despite having just spent a summer in Ibiza and fresh from hosting their festival at Room At The Top, the Colours crew still have the energy to rock a massive party. This month they bring on the legendary Sasha to rock the club, complete with support from Mark Moore and 01 Heaven. The Arches, Sat 11 Sep.
Fruitfly Fisher & Price playing house from hard to uplifting in the main room accompanied this month by DJ Tim Lennox. Lennox was one of the residents at the outrageous Manchester gay night Trade and is also one of the names behind the T- Empo remixing and production team. The Arches, Sat 18 Sep.
Knucklehead Presents My Machines Jilkes and Hatch host a cross country special, hooking up with Edinburgh's Pure for the night. They’re calling it an ’East West Groove Communications Thang' featuring themselves plus Twitch and Brainstorm for the finest quality electro, techno and screwed-up experimentation. Glasgow School Of Art, Sat 11 Sep.
Hop On New Sunday night session at the Tunnel with Stella Superstar, resident at Speed Queen in Leeds joining up and coming contender Gary Curley for quality up front dance tunes. In the back room there's a more laid-back groove with Stevie Gibson and Douglas Lyle (who is better known for his part as the Tunnel's lighting jock). The Tunnel, weekly.
disco funk house production on Soma every week, joined every other week or so by Laurence Hughes who DJs with them every Friday at Relief (Arches).
I Silk at Havana. 10pm-3am. Price tbc. New night of lush house and garage at this bar/club brought to you by the Sly guys Neil McKa and Frog.
I Strawberry ields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm-3am. £7; £6 before 11 pm. Weekly. Classic party sounds from the 608 through to the 805. Sinatra to Bryan Adams, Beatles to Abba, Madness to the Ba City Rollers.
I traight Ahead at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £3 (£6). 18 Sep and monthly. Hip hop, funk and jazzy drum and bass from Nick Peacock, Paul Cawley, Alex Horton and Shu Hirata.
I Sub Culture at The Sub Club. 10.30pm-Sam. £10. Weekly. Without a doubt, Saturday at the Sub Club is still the best place in the country to hear such sublime deep underground house. Hosts Harri and Domenic know how to work the loyal crowd masterfully, making the club one of Glasgow’s greatest assets.
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