funk, jazz, soul, R&B and house plus live percussion.
I Apartment at The Apartment. 11pm-3am. £8. Weekly. Jim Da Best playing a clubby party mix at this good looking venue, with even better looking clientele.
I The Ark at The Tunnel. 10.30pm—3am.
£7 (£5). Weekly. Your trio of professional caners Michael Kilkie, Scott Mackay and Zammo (Rhumba) living it large in the main room throwing out thumping hard house as good as you’ll get anywhere in the country. Then there’s Simon Foy in the back room with a less full-on mix of vocal house and garage.
I Bennet's 11.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Grant Duff downstairs with an upbeat dance night, then DJ Shawn for handba gy house upstairs. Gay.
I Budsa at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Chris Harris with a chunk house pre-club warmer.
I Bud asole at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Stevie Middleton, internationally renowned DJ and owner of Sole Music Records, continuing upstairs with his own particular brand ofAmcrican deep house and garage for the people who’ve been dancing on the tables down in Bar Budda earlier.
I Bughouse at Balsa. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Despite getting turfed out of g2, Dan and Chris continue with their choice cuts and meaty house at this city centre bar.
I Bump 'n' Hustle at Babaza. 6pm—3am (DJs from 11pm). £5 (free before 11pm). Weekly. A celebration of black music from Paul Traynor after Jamie Strang warms things up with funky R&B.
I Carwash at g2. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). New party night of disco, funk and soul from Jerry Lyons (Garage).
I The Cathouse at The Cathouse. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£3); £1 before 11.30pm. Weekly. Three floors of rock, hip hop, chemical beats, grunge and contemporary indie.
I Cheesy Pop at The Queen Margaret Union. 10pm—2am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Students and four guests. lt’s cheesy and it’s poppy and it’sjust unbridled fun all the way, brought to you by DJ Toast. Seven years doing the fromage fandango and still going strong.
I Crash at The Shed. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Dave Ross playing an eclectic mix of kitsch classics at this Southside club from the team behind The Gara e.
I Cu De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Anton and Doug with pre-club head phunk.
I Deep Fried at The 13th Note Club (both floors). llpm-Bam. £3. Weekly. The Kung Funk Collective with hip hop, funky breaks and kicking beats. Basement element replaced by Ninja tunes night 1 Oct.
I Fiesta Espanola at DeQuincey’s. 5-9pm. Free. Weekly. DJ Jazz with a weekend warmer of rumba and nuevo flamenco.
I GBX at The Temple. 11pm—3.30am. £6 (£4). Weekly. Radio Clyde’s George Bowie and international DJ producer Trevor Reilly (Manifesto) playing hard house through to the trancier and funkier house anthems.
I Gold 'n' Delicious at Archaos. llpm-3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. 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. Up in the Sky Bar Mathew Morton plays R&B, funk and garage.
I Goodfoot at The Bedsit. 10pm—2am. £5. 1 Oct and fortnightly. Scotland’s number one Northern soul night back again after an enforced absence. The best of its type in the city and it’s back. Check with the venue though because this is a provisional date.
I Love Bug at The Garage. 10.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. 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 Ninja/Big Dadda Tour at The ’13th Note. 10pm-3am. £7. 1 Oct only. Hip hop labels Ninja Tunes and Big Dadda stop off on their Explosive Package tour here tonight featuring DJ Vadim and Mr Thing from The Scratch Perverts spinning, Killer Kela and Blu Rum rapping, plus live shows from Dynamic Sync0pation and New Flesh For Old.
I Paul Cawley at Air Organic. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Psy-phi’s Paul Cawley, label boss of Fenetik Records, here every week for a beta testing hip hop, drum & bass and break beat set.
I Polo Lounge at The Polo Lounge. llpm—3am. £5. Weekly. DJ Michelle in main club with 90s 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. llpm-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 Privilige at Havana. 10pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Andy Guest with a spread from funky tribal through to up-front house. I Pressure at The Arches. 11pm-3am. £13. Fri 24 Sep only. On tour to promote his new single, Franco’s favourite DJ superstar DJ Laurent Gamier with one of his infamous four hour sets. The great man is joined tonight by Richie Hawtin’s sidekick and label mate Jon Aquaviva plus Orde Meikle and Silicone Soul. See Hitlist and Laurent Gamier panel.
I Radar at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Progressive dub and techno with an eclectic mix of ‘beats, bleeps and squeaksi
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). See Pressure listing for 24 Sep. I Salute! at 13th Note. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). 24 Sep. Monthly. New night with a difference from Stephen Pastel. See preview, page 69.
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 guaranteed-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. £6 (£7 after 11 pm). Weekly. Classic party sounds from the 605 through to the 805. Sinatra to Bryan Adams, Beatles to Abba, Madness to the Bay City Rollers.
I Tangent at The Sub Club. 11pm-3am. £7 (£5). 24 Sep and fortnightly. A-man and Panic with the lushest, grooviest deep and funky beats and melodic techno. Harvey one of the original residents from the Ministry and now getting comfy at Home returns for another ﬁring night of twisted disco, nu- soul and funked up house. See Hitlist. - I Test at The Sub Club. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). 1 Oct and monthly.
I Trash at Trash. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Two rooms of party action with a mix of vocal house, funky classics and current R&B favourites from Grahame Ferguson and Stevie Smith.
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 the guys “.5: "I
from Kushi Records with double deep house in the back room.
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 Ar aos at Archaos. 11pm—4am. £8. Weekly. Kris Keegan and A.J. 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 playing chunky disco in Betty’s while Paul Traynor plays R&B, swing and hip hop in the members’ Sky Bar.
I Atomic at The Temple. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. With the sad demise of The Honeycomb in Edinburgh many corking nights were left without a home, including Atomic Baby, which we now see appearing over here, losing the ‘baby’, baby. Residents are the same though with the super-tight hard house duo of Michael Kilkie and Zammo ﬁring out the tunes.
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 after midnight; £4 before. 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 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 plus a more indie slant upstairs.
I Club Cubana at The Asylum (Caledonian University Students Union) £4 (£3). 25 Sep and fortnightly. Glasgow’s longest running salsa club with their feast of Latin and world music. All proceeds go to the Scottish Cuban Solidarit Campaign.
I Club 39 at Rocksy’s Basement. 10pm-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 shop (400 6967) for the latest low down, including whether they’re doing a bus out to Paisley tonight.
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 office anyway) with deep house and funky techno.
I Divine at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). 10pm-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 now celebrating their ninth birthday this week. See Phactﬁle.
FuncT club events As part of the FuncT festival there are a few extra nights over the season. In this issue, the events to look out for are the Big Chill (Thu 30 Sep) with the laid-back London club in Scotland for the first time, the celebration of female British Asia in Sister India (Sun 3 Oct) with DJing, live performance and dance, plus Edinburgh's Lizzard Lounge (Thu 7 Oct) debuting in Glasgow with super hot and sexy Latin, jazz, salsa and hip hop from resident Joseph Malik (pictured), the Blacka'nized DJs and guests from all over the world. All events are at The Arches. See feature page 22.
Streetrave Colours started out as Streetrave a decade ago, and to celebrate they're joined by Carl Cox and Seb Fontaine. You might remember that they had a birthday earlier in the year, but traditionally Streetrave was always on a Bank Holiday, so there you go. The Arches, Sun 26 Sep.
Ninja/Big Dada Tour Hip hop labels Ninja Tune and Big Dada stop off on their Explosive Package tour here tonight featuring DJ Vadim and Mr Thing plus live sets from Dynamic Syncopation and New Flesh For Old. The 13th Note, Fri 1 Oct.
Pressure Laurent Garnier with one of his infamous four-hour sets joined tonight by Richie Hawtin's sidekick and label mate Jon Aquaviva plus Orde Meikle and Silicone Soul. The Arches, Fri 24 Sep.
Jengaslltahunas The Jengaheads were down at Headstart at London's Turnmills a couple of weeks ago and to return the favour Dan and Jon Kahuna join them in Glasgow for the finest nu skool breaks and beats you‘d ever hope to hear. Yang, Sun 26 Sep.
I Firebird at Firebird. 8.30pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre- club. DJs Marco and Norse Ned from Nimbus/Polar Polar Productions playing for beer and pim.
I Free Form at The 13th Note Club (both floors). 9pm-3am. £3 (free before 10.30pm). Weekly. Steven and Paul Watt with two floors of soul, Latin, jazz, funk and contempora beats.
I Freelance Science at Alaska. 11pm-3am. £8 (£6). 2 Oct and monthly. First in the series of events from the Slam duo of Stuart and Orde taking over three nights between now and the end of the year using samplers and drum machines, road testing material for the new album.
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