Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city, then b day, then alphabetically by title. Clu s will be listed provrded up-to-date details reach our offices at least seven days before publication. Lack of information ma result in clubs being omitted. Clu listings compiled by Jack Mottram (Glasgow) and Simone Baird (Edinburgh).



I Bughouse at The Basement. 8pm—11pm. Free. Weekly. A brand new evening of funky house from Dan and


I Burd Called Gur at lial Drink Man Woman. Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. A new night at a new venue for Ms Gur featuring hip hop, funk and reggae and aimed at a student crowd.

I Deejays In Disguise at The Variety Bar. 8pm—close. Free. Weekly. The Knucklehead crew take a breather from their usual hectic style and concentrate on the dubbicr end of the techno spectrum.

I Edward's at Edward's. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Keith l’yper with the latest Clubland has to offer.

I Free Party Power at The Living Room. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Quality underground house action. spiced tip with a bit of skewed disco.

I Pousey Power at Air Organic.

Spm—l 1pm. Free. Weekly. Shifting up a gear after the move frotn Sunday nights, the Jcngahcads get you stoked up for a night out with a mixed bag of beats. from electro through to house.

I Phatboy's Kitchen at Mct‘huitl‘s Way ()tit West. Rpm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop, breaks and beats courtesy of (i Man and The Wax Monkey, with the added attraction of live graff writing and breakdance crews on occasion.

I Virunga at Brel. 9pm-—midnight. Free. Weekly. Atop selection of tunes with a world bias. including soca. Latin dance. African sounds and reggae.

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Seduction ’Tis the season for bangin’ house, so M8 have organised a super- party, featuring Tall Paul and Darren Stokes. Archaos, Mon 20 Dec.

Club I 1210 at Babaza. Spat—3am. £4 (£3).

Weekly. House. garage and trance from I Ian Thompson and David Gilmore. 23

J Dec sees a Christmas special, while 30 : Dec is a pre-millennial special with

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Fruitfly Fisher & Price spin uplifting hard house and are joined tonight by The Sharp Boys from Heaven. The Arches, Sat 78 Dec.

I Alaska at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. At the time of going to press listings for Alaska were unavailable, but you can expect quality local talent. Call 0141 248 1777 for details.

I Bennet's at Bennet's. 11pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Shaun with a commercial dance mix in the main room, while Annie supplies 70s and 811s hits. Gay.

I Breakin' Point at The 13th Note Club (basement). 9pm-3am. Weekly. Free before midnight; £2 after. As the name suggests, an evening of electronic breaks and beats.

I Casino Royale at The Apartment. 11pm-3am. £4. Weekly. Bossa nova beats, Hammond grooves, soundtracks and lounge core from your hosts Frankie Savaloy and Kirk St Moritz. Additional entertainment value added by the Bedazzled comedy collective and Monty Cantsin of Beat Room fame.

I Columbian at The Asylum Back Room. 8pm-lam. £1 (free to CUSU members). Weekly. Music with breaks, from hip hop and big beat to soul and funk.

I Cop at Archaos. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Absolutely colossal student night, with hard partying house anthemics in the main room and daft classics from Tam Coyle downstairs. As ever, things are livened up by the Archaos ymnastic entertainers.

I Dazedgsi Confused at Qudos (Queen Margaret Student Union). 7.30pm—2am. £2 (£1 Students and up to four guests). Weekly. Live music every week from aspiring local talent until around 10.30pm, when the residents take over, spinning a retro set encompassing funk, soundtracks and indie classics.

I The Full Totty at Bunkers. 1(lpm—3am. £5. 16 Dec only. A brand new ‘adult review show’ for the lads, proving that it’s not only Archaos who like a bit of smut.

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I Freedom at The Shed. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Paul N‘Jie with a smooth mix of garage, funk and commercial house.

I Funky Fursday at Planet Peach. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Stevie G with disco classics spiced up with the latest in disco flavoured house.

I G.M.T. at Bonkers. 11pm—3am. £3. Weekly. Live music, naff student tunes and absolutely ludicrous drinks promos make for a fun night out, of sorts.

I Go Bang at Reds. 11pm—3am. £3. Weekly. A new night from the team behind Optimo, Jilkes and Twitch with electro, Detroit techno and the usual willful disregard for convention.

I Hi Karate at The Glasgow School of Art. 10pm—2am. Free before 11pm; £1.50 (£1) after. Andrew Divine and Neil McMillan get dirty with ragga, hip hop, two-step, electro and whatever else takes their fancy, all shot through with a serious dose of the funk. Krash Slaughta joins the fray on 16 Dec.

I Last Exit at Club Budda. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Disco and house from Stevie Smith.

I MFI at Universe (Coatbridge). llpm—2.30am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Big telly man Ewan McLeod and DJ Bob with a disco-tinged selection of house old and

I Now Is That What I Call Music at The 13th Note Club (upstairs). 9pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm; £3 after. Weekly. A peculiar mix of independent and electronic, with the emphasis on eclectic choices.

I Perfect Celtic Groove at The Arches. 9pm—3am. £6. 23 Dec only. Firehorse present a celebration of the dance music of the decade, with Celtic Wah Wah and Shetland’s DJ Fetlarjoined by Stuart Paul and DJ Skoosh. See Music preview, page 49.

I Salsa Sabrosa at Havana. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Top notch Latin sounds, with all hip-shaking genres covered.

I Skint at The Cathouse. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Tough chemical breaks and beats, rock and indie for a studenty crowd.

I Special Favours at The Glasgow School ofArt (Vic Bar). lOpm—Zam. £1. Weekly. A brand new evening from the self-proclaimed ‘goddesses of sound’ DJ Mingo-go and LJT Bosom, who promise to provide everything from naff pop to cheesy beats. Looks to be a right laugh. I Tune! at g2. 11pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm; £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Simon Morrison and Andy Horn select brand new house, trance and Ibiza favourites at this new night.

I Tunnel Thursdays at The Tunnel. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Tunnel regulars Kevin McFarlane and Scott Mackay, plus Lisa Littlewood in Room Two spin house for students, 16 Dec and 23 Dec promise to be extra special festive extravaganzas.

I Upfront at The Asylum. 10pm—3am. £1 (free to CUSU members). Weekly. Eddie Tonner and Scott Mochar with qualit ' house and trance.

I Ve vet Ceilidh at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). 30 Dec only. Ease towards the new millennium with a traditional dance.

I Yang at Yang. 11pm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Fantastic night featuring live funk action from Elevation Trio in the bar and weekly residents Bob Peck and Charlie lnman slamming out their trademark block party hip hop, funk and breaks. A couple of interesting dates for the diary: 16 Dec sees Winston Hazel (All Seeing l/Moloko/Vl’arp Records) doing a DJ set while you can catch the ldjut Boys (Glasgow Underground) on 23 Dec.



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I Cafe Coco at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm-3am. £4 (£3). Cheesy party selections courtesy of Paul Melon in the front room, with Rory Weller banging out house favourites in the back.

I Loveshack at Fury Murry's. 11pm—3.15am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Jim Downie with a blend of commercial classics, vintage indie and a touch of disco. I Rumble at The Garage. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Absolutely crackers student night, stuffed to the gunnels every time with kids sharking to the sounds of chart hits, indie favourites and Iowbrow house.

I Superstar at Trash. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Party tunes, pop and indie faves for students and the like-minded. I Klass at Destiny. 1()pm-3am. £2 before 11pm; £3 after. Weekly. Casual night at the new wrought-iron exhibition- cum-club, with commercial sounds and the only time when denim and trainers are acceptable apparel.



I Brian Murnin at The Living Room. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. A year on, and Brian continues to ’play the songs that make the whole world sing.’

I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Chris Harris spinning groove-led house to a party-up crowd.

I Bughouse at Balsa. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Chunky house grooves to liven up the city centre.

I Christmas Eve at Nice ’n’ Sleazy. 8pm—late. Free. 24 Dec only. The usual erazedparty atmosphere with DJ TC.

I Critical Mass at Nice ’n’ Sleazy. 8pm—late. Free. Weekly. Jon Fopp with a selection of beats.

I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac. ()pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Tech- phunk sounds from Anton and Doug.

I Edward's at Edward’s. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Upbeat selections from Keith Pypet to get you goin for the weekend.

I Hogmanay Ceilish at Nice ’n’ Sleazy. 5pm—late. Free. 31 Dec only. The traditional boozy New Year celebration. Expect cheap booze and a fair amount of mayhem.

I Paul Cawley at Air Organic. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. 1n addition to running Soma’s break beat sister label Fenetik and Psy Phi, Paul Cawley warms up for the weekend with brand new breaks, hip hop and drum & bass.

I Radar at The Cross Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Wiggy selection of esoteric dub and progressive techno.

I Soaterama at Nice ’n’ Sleazy (ground floor). 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. An across the board blend with an emphasis on the unexpected, from punk to drum 8: bass. I Soulsa at Diablos. 9pm—late. Free. Weekly. Situated in the tiny basement of the Brunswick Hotel, this new night promises ’more bounce to the ounce’, which translates as disco funk grooves with a house feel.

I Stateside Sounds at The State Bar. 4pm—7pm. Free. Weekly. Paul Shields selects alt-country favourites, rock classics and blues cuts.


I Arches Collective Hogmanay at The Arches. £48 plus booking fee. 9pm—5am. 31 Dec only. Fruitfly, Inside Out, Pressure and Relief all gang up to provide one of the best line-ups on offer. Extras include an extra dancefloor on Midland Street itself, a guest slot from Jon Pleased Wimmin and the first complete theatre production of the new millennium.

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16 Dec 1999—6 Jan 2000 THE LIST 8’