I Stiletto Valentine's Special at The 13th Note Cafe. 9pm—midnight. £2. 13 Feb only. The Stiletto residents Lin, Anna J and Sadie supply a soundtrack to some romantic projections at the popular pre- club cum art project. Extras include free love hearts and Valentine’s decor courtesy of artist Dianne Main.


I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm-3am. £3. Weekly. Tom plays tunes loved by twelve-year-old girls, plus some bangin’ handbag to equally appreciative gay men. Funny old world. Free passes are available at Delmonica’s karaoke ‘n’ cheese pre-club.

I Big Love Sundays at Club Budda. 11pm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Geoff Montford, Chris Harris and Michael Kilkie bang out classics and future anthems with an emphasis on the big and thumping. As usual, the Budda crowd are keen on having it large.

I Bite at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. Free entry before 11.30pm; £2 (£1.50) after. Weekly. A milder mix of indie and rock than you’ll find at the city’s premier rock club on Friday or Saturday.

I Club Tropicana at The Garage (Attic). llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Indie, both classic and contemporary, with a healthy dose of Britpop.

I Cocoyan at The Apartment. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. A new night of dancehall, R&B and soca-Latino fusion from Puppa Shango (Joints & Jams) and newcomer DJ Yaw.

I Indie Schmindie at The 13th Note Club (both floors). 9pm—3am. Free entry before 11pm; £3 after. Weekly. A quality selection of indie, ancient and modern. I Liquid Cool at Babaza. 9pm—3am. £5. Weekly. AJ, Kris Keegan and lanThompson playing top notch vocal garage and house to a club packed with hyper-hedonistic twenty-something revellers, all of whom seem to have forgotten that they have work in the morning. If quality tunes and glamorous antics are your bag, Sundays at Babaza are unmissable.

I Optimo at Planet Peach. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Mr. Wilkes and Dr Twitch seem to have settled into Planet Peach in fine style and continue to offer an exclusive melange of wiggy electro deviancy, Led Zep riffage and Ten Benson rock cottagin ’. so to speak.

I The S ed at The Shed. 1()pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Charty house action from Martin llesketh at the Southside's answer to The Garage.

I Shy Brother at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Glam house from The Shy Brother in the main room. with R&B and soul out back.

I Sun at Trash. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. House, garage and student classics from Jim Da Best.

I Voyeurism at Archaos. 11pm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. A perv‘s paradise, with peep hole performances, something called the ‘pulsating angel'. a massage parlour, non-specific fake shagging and a general atmosphere of muckiness. Oh, and there 's music too. with Mark Sherry and Paul Mendez spinning upfront, uplifting house in the main room. Naeem rocking downstairs with his hip hop selections and Paul Traynor and Naeem providing R&B cuts in the Skybar.

I Yang at Yang. llpm—3am. Free before midnight; £3 after. Rotating DJs mean you can expect anything from jazzy breaks to hard and nasty techno.

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I Atmosphere at Destiny. 1()pm—3am. £3 before 11pm; £4 after. Weekly. Full- on party action accompanied by generous drinks promos.

I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra‘s. 10.30pm—2.3()am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Chan pop and hits from the 70s and 80s.

I Fiasco at Reds. Brendan and Jamie knock out the chart hits resulting, apparently, in ‘debauchery and mayhem’. I Silver (Disco Extravaganza) at Fury Murry’s. 11pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Cheesetastic disco fun for students. with | Dave and Phil spinning the discs.



I Loose at The Variety Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Alt- country. classic 70s rock and blues from Paul Shields.

I Phat Dave at The Living Room. 9pm—l 1pm. Free. Weekly. Starting the week with ‘hedmuzik 4 beatfreakz‘, which translates into English as hip hop, breaks, beats and the like.


I Burn at The Apartment. llpm—3am. Free for bar staff of any pub or club; £3 to everyone else. Weekly. A top party atmosphere guaranteed thanks to the thumping dance classics unleashed by Norm and Richard.

I Passionality at Planet Peach. 11.30pm—3am. £3 (£2 with flyer). Weekly. A brand new gay night that invites you to ‘come get passionate’. Funnin enough, the music, courtesy of DJ Shawn (Bennet's), promises to be cheesy chart, upfront house and handbag.

I Speedracer at The Garage. 10.30pm-3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Indie classics with the odd daft party tune thrown in for the usual crazy crowd.

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I Cleopatra’s at Cleopatra’s. 10.30pm—2.3()am. £2 (£1). Weekly. Stan the week with 70s and 80s hits.



I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Donaldson (Bar 10) playing, oddly enough, dub.

I L Is For Latin at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. DJs Keith and Alexis provide you with a cool night of Latin tunes, with samba and salsa classes from 7pm.

I Stylophone at The 13th Note Cafe. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. The first


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leg of the Stylophone mobile club, with rock and garage sounds, plus the chance to pick up free drink passes for the club proper.


I Eden at Alaska. 11pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. One for the students. with the usual classics of academe downstairs thanks to Alan Ronald, plus some charging party tunes and a smattering of house upstairs from Scott Mackay of The Tunnel. Further proof that Tuesdays are the new Thursdays.

I F.U.N. at Planet Peach. llpm—3am. £3. Weekly. Sister club to Planet Peach‘s Monday-nighter Passionality, and formerly known, rather unsubtly, as A’queer’ious. The night features the traditional hodge podge of cheese and handbaggage courtesy of DJs Shawn and Georgie Boy.

I Basics at g2. 11pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Jon Mancini from Colours playing out his usual high quality house, and claiming, bizarrely, to be at the helm of the only student house night in Scotland.

I Stylophone at The 13th Note Club (ground floor). 9pm—3am. Free before 11pm; £2 after. Psychedelia, rock, 60s garage and a bit of punk. Go to the Note Cafe beforehand, and you can pick up free drink passes for the Club.

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I Laid at The Temple. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A new student night with the cheesiest of cheese, regular tribute bands and the odd foam party.

I Lush at The Velvet Rooms. 11pm-3am. £3 (£2). Jim Da Best and CJ with naff pop and commercial house respectively. One for the students.

I Planet Pop at Qudos (Queen Margaret Union). 10pm—2am. £2 (£1); students and up to four guests. Weekly. Pop, anthemic house and related silliness from Tam Coyle.

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Slam And Bugged Out! Present

Monthly Saturdays, Queen Margaret Union

- ’I don’t know any of the DJs really, I've only heard of Carl Craig. liust know that this club's got a good name. I've heard of the Sub Club DJs, but I’ve never been there so . . .'

- 'l've been to every single Bugged Out!’ - ’Never been here for any other event. We were at Creamfields and there was a Bugged Out! tent and it was excellent, so we thought we'd give this a shot, and we haven’t missed one smce.’

- ’I love it here.’

- ’The music starts with deep techno and house that burlds progressrvely, slowly but surely. Last month there was full frontal techno.’

- 'Definitely rare for a union.’

- ‘There's a really casual laid back atmosphere.’

- ‘No pretenses.’

- ‘The venue’s just the right Size, and it’s pretty cool.’

- 'The bouncers are pretty thorough with their searches, which means you'll not get up to trouble.’

- ’Last time we were here, there were reporters from the Daily Record here, an’ they were jumping around in the crowd as well.’


3-17 Feb 2000 THE U3TB1