CLUBS listings


I Second Annual Halloween Ceilidh Cabaret at Logic Baird Suite (Central Hotel). 7pm—2am. £10 (from Waterloo Bar, Court, Sadie Frosts, Delmonica’s and Polo Lounge). 6 Nov only. Fund- raiser for the Rainbow Fund, a charity that cares for and supports patients with HIV/Aids in Glasgow. Joining your host Jason Barrow are Kelly Marie, Mary Kiani, Sheboom, The Ceilidh Hoose, Michael Grimshaw & The Time Step Dancers, DJ Myrtle and special guests. 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 Gara e.

I Silicone Sou at The Spy Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. The Silicone Soul guys, they of deep disco funk house production on Soma every week, replaced every other week or so by Laurence Hughes who DJs with them every Friday at Relief (Arches).

I Silk at Havana. 10pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. New night of lush house and garage at this bar/club brought to you by the Sly guys of Neil McKay and Frog. I Slam and Bugged Out! at The Queen Margaret Student Union. 10pm-3.30am. £8 (advance tickets from 23rd Precinct, Virgin Argyle St and the QMU). 13 Nov and monthly. Slam continue their relationship with the Manchester/Liverpool club Bugged Out! with another night up the OM. This month we’ve got Slam in their Pressure Funk guise playing live with decks and electronic manipulatory devices, Junior Cartier (that’s Jon Carter gone all housey), FreQ Nasty, James Ruskin, Adam Freeland, James Holroyd and Paul Cawley. See Hitlist.

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £6 (£7 after 11pm). Weekly. Classic party sounds from the 605 through to the 805. Sinatra to Bryan Adams, Beatles to Abba, Madness to the Ba City Rollers.

I Straight Ahead at Alaska. Next event 20 Nov.

I Sub Culture at The Sub Club. 10.30pm-5am. £10. Weekly. Still the best place in the country to hear the finest double deep house, brought to you every week by Harri and Domenic plus regular guests carefully picked to rock the place, not just to look good on a poster. 6 Nov Johnny Fiasco returns to the Subby for the second time. It may seem like he’s been down loads more, but for various reasons it’s only been the once that he’s made it down. He’s a DJ ’5 DJ from Chicago and he was smashing last time. I Syntax at The Queen Margaret Student Union. Next event 20 Nov.

I Trade at The Arches. 11pm—4am. £10. 6 Nov and monthly. Continuation of Mary Kiani’s branch of the supemuts mixed night Trade with firing house in the main room from Ziad and one of the hottest new talents about Fergi plus a funkier mix in the Trade Lite Lounge in the second arch with Ken Ferguson and Guy Williams. The Catwalk is back again and this month it’s sponsored by Clear Clothing.

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



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Junior Cartier

‘People thought they'd got me tagged as a b as Jon Carter) about his stunning conversion

completely don't expect, and still keep them on the floor, that’s the main thing.’

For years Carter has been the very epitome of th excesses with partner in crime Derek Dahlarge and beat humping though, he realised the arse had been kicked out of the whole big be ‘There were a couple of months that I just hated what I was doing, energy that had drawn him to big beat just wasn’t there any more, and house and suddenly got its act together and gone ft Punk, and the sheer genius of Basement Jaxx, they’re at the head of the lly insane obscure records that are just so damn

good. ’People like Armand Van Helden or Da field. But then there's mad twisted one offs you get from Holland, rea funky or hard. There’s so much house music to love out there, which just isn't the case with breakbeat now.’

With his production too, he’s ditched the largely big beat Monkey Mafia project for now (thanks in no small part to Deconstruction doing the ditching first) and is well on his way to finishing up hi from his studio he calls ’The Cockpit’ he's reckons he's got about eight or nine different house styles. ’It goes from deep percussive to Brazilian stuff, electro based, really disco, down tempo stuff and intense funky techno. Then there's absolutely barmy lunatic things that make no sense at all which sounds like two kids having a fight with an 808 and a MS

20, smashing them into each other.’

As a DJ at his residencies of high rise at home, Hippies Use month the new improved Carter has firmly shaken off the big beat tag. 'The Junior Cartier thing is a nice little nom de

plume to play around with, but at the end of the day it's still just me putting records on in discos. Seems to work though.’

(Rory Weller)

I Junior Cartier 0/5 at Bugged OutI/ Slam at The Queen Margaret Student Union on Sat 13 Nov. His sing/e ’Women Beat

Their Men’ is out now on NuCamp.

eer drinking big beat monster,’ says Junior Cartier (the artist formerly known from big beat back to house. ’But when I turn around, do something they

e big beat DJ; with his residency at the Heavenly Social, legendary band Monkey Mafia. About a year and a bit ago

at thing; it had reached it‘s ultimate peak of energy. and went back to playing house,’ he explains. The

s debut album as Junior Cartier. Working

The Side Door at The End and with Bugged Out! every

with progressive house and trance 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. 6 Nov, it’s a DJ Magazine party to celebrate the release of the ’99 Top 100 DJs poll with Nick Warren (Way Out West) in attendance, fittineg DJing alongside Scotland’s only entry in the list, Colin Tevendale. I 2 Tons of Fun at Club Budda. 11pm-3am. £6. Weekly. Chris Harris and Geoff Montford with a deep and funky night of new and promo US house and garage on a MAW/Soulphuric/Slip And lide vibe. 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. Next event 27 Nov. I Yang at Yang. 11pm—4am (bar open from 6pm). £5 (free before midnight). Weekly. Colin (the bloke from Dr J ives) and Ray play the bar room, room two sees Muchaill and Shu Hirata playing bountiful beats in a non-house style. In the back room there’s Nucleus, with Jim and Brian playing electro funk and Deetroyt techno.


I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Up-tempo hi-NRG with John Frazer. Gay.

I Jengaheads Air Organic. Moved to Thursdays.

I Big Love Sundays at Club Budda.

11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Geoff Montford, Michael Kilkie and Chris Harris with a selection of big party tunes from the old classics to the new storrners. I Bite at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (£1.50); free before 11.30pm. Weekly. Indie/alternative night at this award- winning rock club.

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, 705 and 808 party tunes.

I Club Tropicana at The Garage (upstairs). 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. TWO DJs called Brian playing indie, Britpop and maybe some retro stuff too. I Dtvme Intervention at Brel. 8.30—11pm. Free. Weekly. Hush Puppy (Glasgow School Of Art) goes solo with a soulful Sabbath selection.

I Edwards at Edwards Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly pre-club. Soulful warm down from the weekend. I Ego Trip at The Apartment. 11pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Jim Da Best with his usual cheesy mix of p0p and club classics.

I Fiasco at Reds. llpm-3am. £4. Weekly. Brendan and Jamie bring you a night of ’debauchery and mayhem’ dance and chart. All drinks £1.

I Indie Sehmindie at The 13th Note Club (Clyde Street both floors). 9pm-3am. £3 (free before 11pm). Classic and contemporary indie.

I Kenny H at Spy Bar. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre-club. Soul and funky house 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 Thompson.

I Nick 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 Twitch continue their superfine contorted musical alloy. Electro, Detroit techno, 80$ synthpop, bizarre 70$ punk funk, live keyboard freakouts and unique Optimo mix downs with a whole load of technical jiggery pokery to twist the sound even more.

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 Scratch Perverts at 62. 10.30pm—5am (tbc). £10. 14 Nov only. Another night of the finest hip hop scratch action from the best team in the country, with Tony Vegas, Prime Cuts, First Rate and Mr Thing. Last time they played the night was a complete sell out, so, once again, dinnae linger in the pub. 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 Garage.

I Shy Brother at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. New Sunday night session with The Shy Brother, a guy who has been doing the glammy house circuit from here to Ibiza plus R&B, soul and funk in room two.