Glasgow clubs

Regular weekly clubs plus one off events are listed by city, then b da , then alphabetically by title. CIu Will be listed provided u -to-date details reach our offices at east seven days before publication. Lack of information may result in clubs being omitted. Club listings compiled by Jack Mottram (Glas ow) and Catherine Bromley or Simone Baird this issue (Edinburgh).



I Bughouse at ’I he Basement. 8pm-l lpnr. Free. Weekly. A brand new evening of funky house from Dan and


I Rurd Called Ger at Eat Drink Man Woman. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. A new night at a new venue for Ms Ger 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 dubbier end of the techno spectrum.

I Edward's at Edward '5. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Keith Pyper with the latest clubland has to offer.

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

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.30pm—midnight Free. Weekly. New pre-club with resident ‘Donut’ Jay joined by Kris Keegan, Ian Thompson and AJ spinning the best house sounds. Thanks to the nice folks at Polaroid, free camera hire is available, so you can record your antics for posterity.

I Pousey Cafe at Air Organic.

8pm—l lpm. Free. Weekly. Shifting up a gear after the move from Sunday nights. The Jengaheads get you stoked up for a night out with a mixed bag of beats, front electro through to house.

I Phatboy's Kitchen at McChuill’s Way Out West. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Hip hop, breaks and beats courtesy of G Man and The Wax Monkey, with the added attraction of live graffiti writing and breakdance crews on occasion.

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


I 1210 at Babaza. 8pm-3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Top notch house, garage and trance from Ian Thompson and David Gilmore, renowned for keeping the crowd on their toes and dropping the odd surprise track. In a bid to encourage new talent, the residents step down between 8pm—l 1pm, turning over the Technics to up and coming DJs. Call the club on 204 0101 for details of how to participate.

I Sub City Radio Launch Party at Alaska. Ilpm—3am. Free with flyer. 17 Feb only. The award-winning student radio station returns for another month of top notch broacasting. To celebrate, a plethora of DJs will be rocking Alaska, with Dub Dentists, The Operators and Charlie Inman taking care of business in the White Cube. Upstairs, meanwhile, sees Live One and the Freak Manoovers on four decks, Kinky Afro aided and abetted by a live African drum troupe and. as if that wasn’t enough, Optimo DJs Mr. Wilkes and Witch close the evening’s entertainments. You lucky people!

I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Shawn with a commercial dance mix in the main room, while Annie supplies 705 and 805 hits at this gay club.

I Booty Jam at The 13th Note Club (upstairs). 10pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm; £3 after. Weekly. lazarus and

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Company take over from Now Is That What I Call Music with a night promising to be a potent mix of beats, taking in anything from rare groove to classic hip hop via dub. Expect the occasional burst of turntablism and some crackin selections.

I Brea in' 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. llpm—3am. £4. Weekly. Bossa nova beats, Hammond grooves, soundtracks and loungecore from your hosts Frankie Savaloy and Kirk St Moritz. Additional entertainment value added by the Bedazzled comedy collective and Monty Cantsin of Bear 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 Vance and CJ supplying hard partying house anthemics in the main room and daft classics from Tam Coyle downstairs. As ever, things are livened up by the Archaos gymnastic entertainers and gravity-defying stilt experts.

I Dazed 8r 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 Freedom at The Shed. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Paul N’Jie with a smooth mix of garage, funk and commercial house.

I Pimp at Planet Peach. 11pm-3am. £4. Weekly. Steve Gaston pumps out the funkiest disco and lightens the blend with the oc:asional kitsch classic at this new night.

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 Rang at Reds. 11pm—3am. £3. Weekly. A night from the team behind the mighty Optimo featuring brand new talent in the form of GK Machine, Glenn C, Jay Hay and Guy who spin a varied techno selection of 4/4 sounds, rather than the unholy mess fans of the sister club have come to expect.

I lli Karate at The Glasgow School of Art. IOpm—Zam. 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. The Karate crew also find time to produce an occasional newsletter to keep the kids up to date and, for online types, the Karate website should be up and running before long at

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

I Rhythm And Blues at Life. lOpm—3am. £5. Weekly. The newest and prettiest addition to the Glasgow club scene, Life continues to impress with a new night of top notch R&B with Paul 'I‘raynor (Babaza) joined by Naeem and Stuart McCallum.

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. 'I‘ough chemical breaks and beats, rock and indie for a studenty crowd.

I Skycop at Skybar (Archaos). 11.45pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. The posh bit of Archaos thrills to the deep house stylings of Ryan Kerr as the regular student night packs them in downstairs.

I Special Favours at The Glasgow School of Art (Vic Bar). 10pm~Zam. £1.

Weekly. A brand new evening from the self-proclaimed ‘goddesses of sound’ DJ Mingo-go and UT Bosom, who promise to provide everything from naff pop to cheesy beats via sleazy electro.

I Thursday Is Enough at Club Budda. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Disco and house from Stevie Smith.

I Tune! at g2. 1 [pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm; £3 (£2) after. Weekly. Simon Morrison and Andy Horn select brand new house, trance and Ibiza favourites to jog the memory.

I Tunnel Thursdays at The Tunnel.

1 1pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Tunnel regulars Kevin McFarlane and Scott Mackay, plus Lisa Littlewood in Room Two, spin house for a dressed up crowd of students.

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

I Yang at Yang. llpm—Bam. 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.

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I Cafe Coco at The Velvet Rooms. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. 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—3.153m. £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 lowbrow house. If you’re after dangerously cheap booze, a bit of a dance and good odds on copping off with a young lady or gent, you can’t do much better than this.

I Superstar at Trash. 1 1pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Party tunes, pop and indie faves for students and the like-minded. I Klass at Destiny. 10pm—3am. £2 before 11pm; £3 after. Weekly. Casual night at the new wrought-iron exhibition- cum-club, with commercial sounds. This is the only time when denim and trainers are acceptable apparel here, so you don’t have to iron your Ben Sherman.



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

I Bughouse at Balsa. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Chunky house grooves to liven up the city centre.

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

I Cul De Sac at Cul De Sac. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Tech- phunk sounds from Anton and Doug.

I Edward's at Edward ’s. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Upbeat selections from Keith Pyper to get you going for the weekend.

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.30pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Kris Keegan, Ian Thompson and AJ join ‘Donut’ Jay at the latest pre-club. Free camera hire adds a nice touch.

I Paul Cawley at Air Organic. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. In addition to running Soma’s break beat sister label Frenetik 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 Russell's at Russell‘s. 6pm- midnight. Free. Weekly. DJ Yaw kicks out the best R&B, hip hop and swingbeat.

I Soaterama at Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy (ground floor). 8pm—midnight. l-ree. Weekly. An across the board blend with an emphasis on the unexpet ted. from punk to drum & bass.

I Stateside Sounds at I‘he State Bar 4pm—7pnt. Free. Weekly. I’aul Shit lds selects alt-country favourites. rock classics and blues cuts.


I The Ark at The 'l‘unnel. 10.30pm—3am. £7 (£5). Weekly. 'l he mighty triumvirate of Scott Mackay. Michael Kilkie and Zammo keep the crowd on their toes with top quality hard house, while Simon l‘oy kicks out smooth vocal house and garage in the back room.

I Buddasole at (‘lub Budda.

l 1.3(lprn—3am. £5. Weekly. Sole Music head honcho Stevie Middleton witlr seriously high calibre deep house. I or rrrusic lovers.

I Bump 'n' Hustle at Babaza. (rpm—3am (DJs frotn l lprn). Free before llpm; £5 after. Weekly. l’aul 'l‘rayrror and Jamie Strang ofArchaos fame \\ llll fine and funky Rth cuts, hip hop and some classic soul and funk thrown in to keep the capacity crowd going. Arrive early to avoid disappointment, as this is one of the busiest regular I‘riday nighters around.

I The Cathouse at The (‘athouse 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3); £1 before 1 1pm. Weekly. Rock, grunge, indie and a dash of break beat across three floors at Glasgow's top venue for rockers and alternateens.

I Friday Frolics at Ilavana. I lprn .iarrr. £5 (£4). Weekly. Steven Foy and (’J provide an across the board blend of commercial house and dance classics

I Gold 'n' Delicious at Archaos.

l lpm--3arn. £5 (£4). Weekly. Dress srrrart and prepare to party in the main room with Ryan Kerr and David Gilmore spinning dance classics, garage and house from the commercial end of the spectrum. Betty's features Ian Thompson with dance classics across the spectrum, while Paul 'l'raynor provides a collection of R&B, hip hop and soul cuts in the exclusive Skybar. Even by Archaos' usual frenetic standards, the crowd are seriously up for boozing, boogieing and copping off, making this one of the best ways to start a high-octane weekend of revellry.

I templeVision at The Temple. llpm—3.3Uam. £6 (£4). Weekly. George Bowie of Radio Clyde fame and Trevor Reilly spinning trance and hard house with a funky edge to a packed-out club of up-for-it kids. 4 Feb sees a full li\e set from the charmingly named Binary Finary.

I Global at Universe (Coatbridge). “pm—2.45am. £5. Weekly. 'I‘unnel types Kevin Macl‘arlarre and Stephen Lee spinning garage, vocal Ironse and anthems.

I Goodfoot at The Bedsit. “rpm—2am. £5. 4 I’eb and 18 Feb. Peerless Northern action from Scott Brown and the lads, featuring stonrping classics, raretr'es and the occasional funk flavoured cut. Continue your obsession with wilfully obscure soul sounds, or find out exactly why old blokes from Stockport will re— mortgage their homes to purchase a 7m single.

I Life at Life. 10pm 3.1m. £5. Weekly Friday nights at the classy new venue feature two of Glasgow ‘s finest in the shape of Nick Peacock with big jazz. and dancefloor SOUl. and MULllall, chopping together funky breaks and rare disco classics.

I Mumbo Jumbo at 'l‘rash. llprrr 3am. £tbc. New night featuring RekB cuts and dance anthems.

I Pink Cadillac at Betty‘s (Alchaos)

I lprn 3am. £5 (£3) Weekly Break out your feather boas, ludicrous flares, platform boots and Afro wigs and groove to classic disco and sexy funk. courtesy

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