Glasgow clubs


I 1210 at Babaza. 8pm—3am (but open as a bar from 6pm). £4 (£3). Weekly. New night where it’s the music that counts, with residents lan Thomson and David Gilmore battling it out between each other playing house, garage and trance. They say it’s a night for serious music heads, and the extra serious ones can take part in their showcase of young DJ talent between 8—llpm. Call the club for details of how to have a go. I Bennet's at Bennet’s. llpm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Contemporary house from Annie and Grant. Gay. I Blood at The Sub Club. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). 21 Oct and weekly. Back now after their summer recess, Blood relaunches on 21 Oct with the all star funk house residents DJ 0, Lawrence Hughes and Kieran McCann. I Breakin' Point at The 13th Note Club Clyde Street - basement). 9pm—3am. £2 (free before 11 pm). Breaks with special guests Ground Control. I Brel at Brel. 8.30—11pm. Free. Weekly. Nimbus DJs and Norse Ned play soul and funk. I Cafe Coco at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). New night at the Velvets with Paul Melon in the front with a poppy party mix and Rory Weller playing the big dance tunes out the back in the club room. I Club Class at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). Quality house and garage from Stevie Middleton, Chris Harris, Michael Kilkie and Geoff Montford. I Cop at Archaos. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Massive student night, with party house anthems in the main room from the residents plus the added attraction of the Archaos flying dancers. Tam Coyle does his kitschy party singalong in the room downstairs and up in the exclusive Sky Bar they’ve got Sky Cop with Ryan Kerr. I Dee Jays In Disguise at Variety. 8pm-close. Free. Weekly. Super underground dubby mix of techno and electronica from the guys who do Saturday up at the Art School Hatch and Jilkes of Knucklehead (My Machines). I Dazed & Confused at The Queen Margaret Student Union. 7.30pm—2am. Price tbc. Students and up to four guests. Weekly. New night with live gigs in some shape or form until 10.30pm when the DJ takes over for retro madness of funk, soul, classic indie, pop and movie soundtracks. I fnult at The Apartment. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Upfront house from Billy Milligan and Stephen Foy playing to a good-looking slightly older, crowd. I Freedom at The Shed. 10pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Southside action with Paul N’Jie in the main hall playing funk, garage and chart house. I Free Flow at Glasgow School Of Art (downstairs). 9pm-2am. £1 (students and guests). Weekly. Northern soul, funk flavour, jazzy breaks and beats, hip hop, movie soundtracks and drum & bass in the Vic Bar. I Funky Fursdays at Planet Peach. 11pm—3.15am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Stevie G playin funky disco. I Future ClubEing at The Arches. 10.30pm—late. £4. 14 Oct only. Showcase of progressive sonic design and club art with Christian Vogel DJing, 3D beat and image environment engineering by soundscape scientists Extractor, Onedotzero and Glasgow own Savalas and Oaksbark. ‘A cocktail of live and digital sound, visuals and carnival art’ it says here. I Hi Karate at the Glasgow School of Art (upstairs). 10pm-2am. £1. Weekly. Neil McMillan and Andrew Divine’s scissor-kicking a furious funk vibe into Thursday nights with this deep down and dirty storrner of a night. A masterful combination of hip hop, soul, funk, electro, jump-up, ragga and reggae.

Check out the HlK 2nd birthday 14 Oct with Tim ‘Love’ Lee from Tummy Touch records.

I Last Exit at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Inside Out/The Ark’s Simon Foy playing a steady mix of house anthems and commercial garage.

I Loveshadt at Fury Murry’s. 11pm-3.15am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Classic indie, house and disco sounds from Jim Downie.

I Now Is That What I Call Music at The 13th Note Club (Clyde Street - ground floor). 9pm—3am. £3 (free before 11pm). Eclectic mix from Squarepusher to Talking Heads.

I Perfecto On Tour at The Queen Margaret Student Union. 9pm—2am. £11 (adv: QMU, Virgin Argyll St or 0541 500 044). 14 Oct only. Paul Oakenfold on his nation-wide college tour bringing with him new signing The Dope Smugglaz (live), Jan Johnston (PA) and local record botherer Colin Tevendale and Mark Lewis frae LA. See Hit list.

I Picante at Reds. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. DJ Skud with hot and spicy house with a Latin edge.

I Rumble at The Garage. llpm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. One of the original good time, mental student nights with charty dance faves, movie tunes and indie classics.

I Salsa Sabrosa at Havana. Weekly. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Quality Latin dance grooves, barrio beats and salsa from New York, Columbia and Puerto Rico.

I Skint at The Cathouse. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. lndie/rock/chemical beats and hip hop at Scotland’s number one rock club.

I Soundpresence at The Temple. 10pm-3am. £5. 21 Oct and monthly. The continuation of this massive series of events, with tonight’s gig going on more of a hip hop slant than before, thanks to headliner Tim Westwood joining the party. We’re also going to be treated to a live show from Shola Ama and DJ sets from Femi Fern (Young Disciples) and the local gang of Paul N’Jie and Naeem. See Hit list.

I Superstar at Trash. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Studenty mix of indie, pop and arty house.

I Vlrunga at Brel. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Tchico revives the night he did at the Volcano a few years ago playing upbeat Latin, African, soca, reggae, dub, and R&B.

I Wanna Play? at The Tunnel. llpm-3am. £4 (£2.50 with matric card). Weekly. The Tunnel’s student night, with Kevin and Scott from weekends at the Tunnel, joined by Lisa Littlewood, mixing an accessible spread of contemporary house anthems and timeless classics.

I Yang at Yang. 11pm—3am (bar open from 6pm). £3 (£2); free before midnight. Weekly. Elevation Trio, Glasgow-based funk collective play live every week in the bar, while residents Bob Peck & Charlie lnman mix up hip hop & soul to funk breaks and house in room two. 7 Oct Foresight straight up techno and deeper darker electro, 14 Oct - Scotland’s finest Northern soul outfit Goodfoot, 21 Oct - Duty Free with Dribbler and Yogi Haughton playing nu school garage and house.


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. 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 more party mix of vocal house and garage.

I Bario 212 at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Newly named night with some of the elements from Fridays in Alaska before but now with added Traxx

DJs Simon and Derek joining Nick Peacock and Muchail for gorgeously deep house, funk, jau, soul, plus live percussion from RSAMD graduates Drew Horne and lain Sandilands.

I Bennet's 11.30pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Gay. Grant Duff downstairs with an upbeat dance night, then DJ Shawn for handbaggy house upstairs.

I Big Daddy The 13th Note Club (upstairs). llpm—3am. £4 (free before 11pm) (includes access to Yum Yum downstairs too). Weekly. Big Daddy with funk and Northern soul, now promoted from the midweek slot to this weekend

gig. I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Chris Harris with a chunk house pre-club warmer.

I Bud asole at Club Budda. 11pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Stevie Middleton, internationally renowned DJ and owner of Sole Music Records, continuing upstairs with his own particular brand of American deep house and garage for the pe0ple 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—Zam. £3 (£2). Weekly. Students and four guests. It’s cheesy and it’s poppy and it’s just unbridled fun all the way, brought to you by DJ Toast. Seven years doing the fromage fandango and still oing strong.

I Club ubana at The Bedsit. £5 (£4). 9pm—2am. 9 Oct and fortnightly. Special Cuba-fest night with live performance by Cuban dance troupe Cutumba (on at 11pm) with the club following on from the show. The band will also lead a free dance workshop at 10.30pm.

I Columbian at The Asylum Back Room (Caledonian University Students Union). 8pm—1am. £1 (free to CUSU members). Weekly. Funk, hip hop, soul and big beat which they describe as ‘low slung eclectic beats’, and who are we to question them.

I Concrete at Trash. 11pm—3am. £10. 8 Oct and monthly. The legendary old school MC Schooly D and DJ Kid Swift with a full live stage set up in the main room. Schooly D most recently collaborated with Mekon on ‘Schools Out’, one of last year’s bigger big beat tunes and last time he was in Scotland, he was supporting Big Audio Dynamite in the late 80s. The night is promoted by the owners of Concrete Skates who are setting up two skate ramps outside, and the night is separate to what goes on in Trash usually.

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 Garage.

I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Anton and Doug with pre-club head phunk.

I Fiesta Espanola at DeQuincey’s. 5-9pm. Free. Weekly. DJ Jazz with a

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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. 11pm-3am. £6 (£4). Weekly. David Gilmore and Ryan Kerr playing quality

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Relief Chicago masters DJ Sneak and Derrick Carter were supposed to play a head-to—head at one of The Eclipse parties last month but didnae, so Slam .bring them on here tonight and it's going to be a biggie and no mistake. The Arches, Fri 15 Oct.

Perfecto On Tour New resident of Home and DJ, Paul Oakenfold stops in Glasgow for his nationwide college tour bringing with him The Dope Smugglaz (live), Jan Johnston (PA) and The Tunnel’s Colin Tevendale. The Queen Margaret Student Union, Thu 74 Oct. Soundpresence More outstanding hip hop and R&B from this monthly scorcher featuring Tim Westwood, Shola Ama (live) and Femi Fem (Young Disciples), Paul N’Jie and Naeem. The Temple, Thu 21 Oct.

Psy Phi Paul Cawley (Fenetik) and Alex Horton kick back into gear for the autumn session with Mo Wax head honcho James Lavelle dropping in for the most cutting edge, deep down hip hop. The Sub Club, Fri 8 Oct.

Colours Scotland's hardest working club promoters Colours with another night of world class nonsense featuring Dave Pearce, Darren Emerson and a DJ set from Phats & Small, plus residents Jon Mancini and lain 'Boney’ Clark. The Arches, Sat 9 Oct.

Fruitfly and Under The Duvet Jon Pleased Wimmin, Anne Savage, DJ Q, Stevie 'Sole' Middleton, DJ Van Bellen and the Fruitfly residents help raise money for the Names Project by making you dance lots. The Arches, Sat 16 Oct. Slam and Bugged Out! First in a series of collaborations between Glasgow’s Slam and Liverpool’s Bugged Out! with Dave Clark (Bush), Felix da Housekatt, David Holmes, Orde Meikle, Adam Freeland, Rob Bright and Paul Cawley all for under a tenner. The Queen Margaret Student Union, Sat 9 Oct.

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.

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