funky R&B 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 Fri nighters around. I The Cathouse at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £4 (£3); £1 before 11pm. Weekly. Rock, grunge, indie and a dash of break beat across three floors at Glasgow’s top venue for rockers and altemateens.

I Electric Bogie at Planet Peach. lOpm—3am. £7. 31 Mar only. After toying with the rather more pleasant Sub-base name. this Substitute event features resident beat experts The Jengaheads, plus guests Ta 0 and Scott Ferguson.

I Friday Fro ics at Havana. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Steven Foy and CJ provide an across-the-board blend of commercial house and dance classics.

I G 'n' D at Archaos. llpm-3am. £5 (£4). Weekly. Dress smart 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 Traynor provides a collection of R&B, hip hop and soul cuts in the exclusive Skyban

I Global at Universe (Coatbridge). llpm—2.45am. £5. Weekly. Tunnel types Kevin MacFarlane and Stephen Lee spinning garage, vocal house and anthems.

I Goodfoot at The Bedsit. 10pm—2am. £5. 21 Apr & 5 May. Peerless Northern action from Scott Brown and the lads, featuring stomping classics, raretics 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 '/in single.

I Good Friday at Slave. l()pm—3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Lovejoy and Robin with bouncing cuts ranging from vocal to hard house.

I Kinky Afro at Planet Peach. 10pm—3am. £7. 21 Apr only. Afro-house looks set to be the big noise this summer, so expect the kids in backpacks to start pretending they’ve been Kinky regulars for ages. Better still, get down to the Substitute event and join the funky drummers.

I Life at Life. l0pm—3am. £5. Weekly. There’s a change of tempo at Glasgow’s newest venue as Stuart McCallum takes over with a funk and soul selection.

I Messenger Sound System at Glasgow School ofArt. 10pm—3am. £6 (£4). 21 Apr. Monthly. All things dubstyle, from roots to ska, with special guest Jah Shaka, spiritual dub warrior.

I Midi Hi-Fi at Glasgow School ofArt. 10pm-3am. £tbc. 28 April. Monthly. The beat-based business continues with resident Krash Slaughta.

I Mumbo Jumbo at Trash. llpm~3am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Featuring R&B cuts and dance anthems.

I Mystec at Rocksy’s Basement. llpm—Zam. £7. 21 Apr. Monthly. Dirty Wriggles and Good Hands play bass- driven electro and techno. as well as having the muckiest names in the business. Catch the bus to Paisley from The Variety Bar at 10.30pm.

I No Divrsion Tour at The 13th Note Club. 10pm—3am. £5. 14 Apr only. Tonight sees the No Division crew hit town with a plethora of live acts. DJs and multimedia entertainments from Kentra. Performing live are guitars ‘n' electronica newcomers l.isp, wiggy fractured beats maestro Max Tundra plus Turin Brakes and Skylab. Deck action comes courtesy of hip hoppers DJ Skitz tk Rodney P. Sec Music preview.

I Phono at Alaska. 1 1pm—3am. £8. Weekly. The Fri line-up at Alaska includes some of the best DJ talent in Glasgow. The collective consists of Mark (Straight Ahead), Kev (Goodfoot), and Shu Hirata (World Service) who are set to bring together disparate styles from soul, deep funk and retro breaks in the bar area to future jazz and house in the

main room.

I Polo Lounge at The P010 Lounge. 11pm—3am. £5. Weekly. Michelle provides a loose mix of house and indie classics downstairs, while Andy rocks the Trophy Room with 805 and 905 hits at this gay venue.

I Pressure at The Arches. lOpm—3am. £13 in advance; £14 at the door. 28 Apr. Monthly. Another cracker of a line-up at the last Pressure before Slam take to the high seas for some Renfrew Ferry shenannigans. This time around there’s a Best of British theme, as opposed to the usual Best of the World, with Stuart & Orde ably assisted by Darren Emerson, The End’s Mr C and Swag.

I Radar at Glasgow School of Art. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). 14 Apr. Monthly. The Radar crew did a sterlingjob in hosting last month’s Rephlex shindig, and their brand of techno basically not too muso, but not too obvious - makes tonight a safe bet without the obvious appeal of quality guests. See panel.

I Reds at Reds. 11pm—3am. £6 (£5). Weekly. Club classics and house sounds from Alan Ronald.

I Relief at The Arches. llpm—3am. £8 (£6). Weekly. The Relief chaps have been sticking to their own considerable talents for a while, but return to adding the odd guest in the finest style: DJ Sneak does his impeccable house thing on 14 Apr. See preview.

I Salsa Sabrosa at Strathclyde University Student Union. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Keith. Alexis and Geo D with the best in merengue, salsa and all things Latin. Entry includes dance classes at the start of the night.

I Soulsa at Eat Drink Man Woman. 9pm—late. £3. Weekly. Smooth disco courtesy ofAndy Unger, Rodger, Pete Murphy and Wayne Dixon. who are keen to show that disco doesn‘t just mean Daft Punk and their filter-happy peers, preferring instead the genuine classics the revivalists sample and, well, rip off.

I TempleVision at The Temple.

1 lpm—3.30am. £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.

I Trade at The Arches. Monthly. Next date 6 May.

I Yang at Yang. llpm—3am. Free before midnight; £5 after. Weekly. Dema and Nice, core members of the super-skilled Freek Menoovers crew, rock the bar with turntablist hip hop while Kushi provides deep house beats in the back room.

I Yum Yum at The 13th Note Club (basement). 9pm—3am. £4. Weekly. Latin grooves. jazz. hip hop and the like predominate. but pretty much anything goes. Includes access to Big Daddy downstairs.

Chart & party

I Glamorama at The Apartment.

1 lpm—3am. £8. Weekly. Good time club selections from party king Jim Da Best. I Carwash at g2. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. A night of disco, funk and soul classics, courtesy ofThe Garage‘s Jerry Lyons.

I Cheesy Pop at Qudos (QMU). 10pm--2am. £3 (£2) students and up to four guests. Weekly. Seven years on and rampant hordes of mucky-minded, vodka-fuelled urchins still flock to hear DJ Toast‘s lidam selection. A riotous evening, with the emphasis on pure unashamed fun.

I Crash at The Shed. lllpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Dave Ross rocking the Southside sister club to The Garage with student-friendly kitsch and chart faves. I Envy at Destiny. 10pm —3am. £5 before 1 lpm; £6 after. Weekly. Throbbing house action at the city centre megavenue. Wear nice shoes.

I Love Bug at The Garage. l(l.30pm--3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Insanely busy night of party tunes for students and youngsters.

I Pink Cadillac at Betty's (Archaos). llpm—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 of DJ Shaft.

I Shag at Fury Murry’s. 11pm—3.15am. £5 (£3). Weekly. Drunken party tunes from Mark and James G.

I Strawberry Fields at Strawberry Fields. 9pm—3am. £6 before 11pm; £7 after. Weekly. A party-up set taking in daneefloor faves from the 60s to the present day.


I Budda at Bar Budda. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Middleton of Solemusic with deep house and garage. I Bughouse at Bar Jedi. 9pm—midnight. Chris and Dan bring the finest in house to the out-of-the-way bar.

I Cross Wired at The Cross Bar. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. House and techno with a seriously funky feel.

I Cul De Sac at The Cu] De Sac. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Jim Hutchison from Soma with funked-up techno and deep house.

I Dirty Wriggles at The Variety Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. The crew behind the new Mystec nights liven up Sat night with a techno ‘n’ electro pre- club set.

I Firehorse Foundations at Alaska. 8pm—midnight. 22 Apr. Monthly. One of Glasgow’s finer pre-clubs returns with the usual rammed rosta of acts, including live performance and DJ sets.

I Fourward Thinking at Four Cafe Bar (CCA). 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Brand new pre-club with an emphasis on breaks and beats.

I Bar 10 at Bar 10. 7pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Soul, R&B and hip hop at the city centre bar.

I Kenny H at Russell’s Cafe Bar. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Funky house, with a smattering of soul.

I Nomad at Nomad. 7.30pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Enjoy some quality house from Kris Keegan, Ian Thompson and AJ. Plus you can capture those cheeky grins with the free camera hire offer.

I Pussypower at Scaramouche Bar. 9.30pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. The Pussypower phenomenon continues with their inimitable blend of house and techno.

I Sam Wallace at Eat Drink Man Woman. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Across-the-board house sounds to get you ready for a ni ht out.

I Walker 8: Hug es at The Living Room. 9pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. The deepest of house from Colin and Lawrence - one of the best ways to gear up for the night out proper.


I Archaos at Archaos. l 1pm—4am. £8. Weekly. Kris Keegan and AJ rock the main room with house and garage, Ian Thompson whacks out the best in underground garage and dance classics in Betty’s, while members in the Skybar are treated to Paul Traynor’s smooth R&B mix. In addition, the Archaos cast of performers bring a touch of the circus to Clubland with fire-eaters, stilt-walkers and daredevil trapeze artistry.

I Ascendance at The Temple. llpm—3am. £7 (£5). 15 Apr. Fortnightly. Johnny Rockit and Billy Macatee with seriously thumping tribal house and hard- edged trance.

I Atomic at The Temple. 11pm—3am. £7 (£5). 22 Apr. Fortnightly. The club known as Atomic Baby in Edinburgh switches coasts, but maintains the cracking atmosphere, featuring crisp and shiny hard house from the ever-reliable Michael Kilkie and Zammo.

I Bennet's at Bennet’s. 11.30pm-3am. £5. Weekly. Shaun with a commercial dance set and Annie with a blend of 70$ and 805 hits. Gay.

I The Cathouse at The Cathouse. 10.30pm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50) before 11.30pm; £4 after. Weekly. lndie, rock, grunge and beats across three floors.

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listings CLUBS

Essential. In Glasgow. This Fortnight.

Come Correct The new hip hop jam promises to be something of a boon for Glasgow B-boys and girls, and their first guest just happens to be one Grand Wizard Theodore, the man who got his cross-fader in a muddle while cueing up a record, thereby inventing the scratch. See preview. Trash, Thu 20 Apr.

Easter Sunday Special A bank holiday celebration of big tunes, with The Tunnel Big Macs - Steven McCreery, Scott Mackay and Kevin McFarlane joined by Dave Seaman and 'the world’s greatest DJ’ Paul Oakenfold. The Tunnel, Sun 23 Apr.

My Machines Wilkes and Hatch play host to a rare guest this month in the form of Funk d'Void aka Lars Sanderberg, whose banging-but- musical Vinyl offerings never fail to hit the mark. Glasgow School ofArt, Sat 24 Apr.

Nature For fans of any form of large tune, DJ Pierre’s guest slot at the itinerant Edinburgh club is unmissable. The Chicago producer continues to operate at the vanguard of dance music production, but earnt his place in the history books as one half of Phuture, the group that kick- started acid house with their Acid Tracks 12in. Glasgow School ofArt, Sun 23 Apr.

Radar The Radar crew should have picked up a few fans with last months Rephlex showcase, and there’s no doubt that they can cut the mustard without a big name draw. Expect the best techno money can buy hard, fast and musical. See panel. Glasgow School of Art, Fri 74 Apr

Relief The Relief residents have taken a short break from guests recently, so the arrival of the legendary Strictly Rhythm stalwart DJ Sneak should shake things up a bit. See preview. The Arches, Fri 74 Apr. Groovejet Paul N’lie’s sweet soul and R&B room plays host to former Young Disciple Femi Fem with live MCs adding a touch of spice to the mix. Trash, Fri 75 Apr.

Fruitfly From the makers of Edinburgh's Taste, this monthly Saturday night with the hallowed Rob di Stefano of Twisted fame. Ta dah! The Arches, Sat 15 Apr.

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